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'"' rTIk Chopr Kirk's Hlm.
" Hn tho Wonld-bo Hnrdtnr.
After vainly attempting to kill Kate Havnor.
mn with 1'om ha hlul ben Pnlnf he
j prt of the evening- In Harlem, John
iiJ.n ii conductor on the elevated railroad,
?Bw hlroself In front of a train at tbe West
lastb itrt station yesterday and was Instantly
viiled Of three 'h011 w hloh hs fired at the wo-
n two took effect, but tho wounds ars
"..erlooa. The ticket chopper at the station
rested the Plto1 'rom Oolden, who then mad
"' , the track ai If to escape, but changed hli
mlad suddenly, and, tnrnlnir. Jumped dlreotly In
tnaX of a down-bound train. Both the man
IVj the woman In the case are married.
Vbt the relatione between them were the
woman will not say. Probably no other perton
know. U 1" known that 'aho has relatlree In
the nelfhborhood of Weet 130th itreet whom
b , n the habit of visiting. Aa her home Is
t 400 West Thirty-fourth street, where she
lives with her husband, Henry J. Ilarnor, pro
prietor of the Alpine barber shop at Thirty
third street and Broadway, she was In tha
ht)ltof(olng to Harlem on the Ninth avenue
titrated trains. It la surmised that she beoame
S acquainted with Golden on her trips up and
down town. They bar been seen together
from time to time for several months.
Where they met yesterday evening Is not
known, but thsr were seen together In sererkl
restaurants and drinking places about
Harlem. Golden had been drinking pretty
heavily when, at half past 7 o'clock,
they went up on the down-town station
at 13Bth street. There they encaged In an ani
mated convsrsation, which apparently had to
do mainly with the man's request that
the woman should go somewhere with
him and her refusal to agree to this.
Trains stopped and went on, and still
the discussion continued. Two or three times
Mrs. Ilarnor made aatt to board one of .the
trains, but her companion dissuaded her each
time. Finally they sat down on a bench there
to hare It out.
"I'm going to take the next train down," Ed
ward Kirk, the ticket chopper, heard the wo
man say.
"Then you'TO decided that you won't go?"
aiked Golden.
Fes, l're decided; I decided half an hour
iso," rer"ed the woman.
Evidently this disconcerted Golden, for ho
arose and walked nlong the platform with his
head bent. At the further end his companion
Joined him and said something, to which he re
turned: "You said you wouldn't go, and If that's so,
that settles It. Won't you chance your mind f"
"No, I won't." said she with some bitterness
In her voice. " I'm not going anywhere except
home, and I'm going there now."
Perhaps she had decided not to wait for the
train, for she started toward the exit. Golden
stood still for a moment, but It was only
for a moment. Hardly had Sirs. Havnnr
taken half a dozen steps when he
whipped a pistol out of his pocket and
' without pause for aim, pulled the trigger. The
i S ballet flew wild. LIko a flash the woman
I whirled about, lifting her hands toward Mm In
' I supplication, but there was no mercy In his
( madness. Again he fired. One of the
outstretched bands fell to her side,
broken and blesdlng. Then she turned
snd with a cry started to rnn, but stumbled and
lurched for" rd. Probably that stumble tared
Ih erllfe. The bullet that would otherwise hare
Jodged in her brain struck nboro the left ear,
lore through the scalp, and came out at the top
cf the heitd. She fell, corertng her head with
with her hands.
It was all done within the time that It takes
j inn to make up his mind to an action. In
that second or two Kirk, the ticket-chopper,
had made up his mind to action, and to
action demanding not a little courage,
lie ran straight at the man with
the pistol. struck tho weapon uo,
and clinched. Probably Golden would not hare
shot at him any war. as he seemed to make no
effort to point his weapon, but Kirk didn't
know that when he made his charge. From
Inside the ticket office Ticket Seller Du
gan watched the struggle that followed
without daring to run out and take
part in It, lest thieves should take ad-
Irantage of his absence to get away with the un
guarded money. He saw the two men swaying
to and fro In their straggle for mastery. It
seemed that In the sndden cllncb. Golden had
J got the better hold, for his opponent was being
slowty forced orer.
"Catth him lower." yelled Dngan to the
ticket chopper. "You can bold him that war,
and there'll be a train here in half a minute,
y Get him around the legs."
Already the trembling of the platform an-
A nounced an approaching train: two trains, ror
J one ou the up-town track was as close aa the
i down-bound train. Hearing Dagan's shouted
ft sdrlce. Kirk broke his hold and gare a
chance which Golden seized. A quick leap
backward on the part of the conductor
1 broke his opponent's hold. Then, as Kirk.
I with the Instrument of combat, stooped to re-
I csire the expected attack, the other Jumped
I clear ot the platform to the track. Instantly
the paslon of battle within Kirk turned to ter
ror for a fellow man facing a terrible death.
"Hon. run across 1" he shrieked. "The train."
lint Golden was already running across. 1 here
was time for him to hare pone in front of the up
bound train nn the further track and climbed
aboard. With his foot on tho track and safety a
short yard beyond, hn stopped. Whether he
then and there determined upon the refuge of
suicl'le will nerer be known, but it looked so
to Kirk. Two steps and a dire forward, and
he Isy across the down track, barely tiro
)ards In front of the locomotive. Once
more Kirk rushed forward, this time
to save, but there was no chance. The
trsln was too close. He barely checked
himself In tlmo total e his own life. The loco
motive, the drat car. nnd the front trnck of the
second car passed oier (inlden's chest and ab
domen, killing him Instantly. Kirk staggered
back shrieking, and his cries brought the passen
gers out upon Hie platform in a cwarm.
They taw tho ticket chopper alternately
wrlncing nls hands and pointing down to
tbe truck with half-Intelligible words,
snd. looking down, there, they saw a
huddled mass of black, with crlmsnu
splotches about It. Bomo of them saw In
the i mrn's waiting room a woman rocking her
self to and fro on a bench. There was blood on
her. too. .Mrs. Harmon had got to her feet,
stareered to the room, and fallen there.
Boraebody got Dr. Fuentes of U4H West 133d
street, whu attended the woman until an am
oulsnee, which somebody else had sum
moned, came from Mannattan Hos
pital. On Its arrirnl she positively
refused to go to the hospital, although
nr.ruentes and tho ambulance surgeon both
urged the necessity of hi'r going. As the sim
plest so uton of the difficulty Policeman Uuch
, or the West U'Stn street station came up and
Pit her under arrest, hut not before tho em
Mlance had started to return. It was recalled,
ana the woman was taken to the hospital
s prisoner on no charge that any one could And
TSi,i ou,t' other than contumacious conduct. On tho
'fift wurn trip tho ambulanco driver made a
ll frewsome find. It was the heart and one leg of
"1 uoiaen. nhlch had follen Into the street below
I tin track. The rest of tho body was so
I l i e? u,"ler tljo train that ono of the cars had
. I ii Jacked up, causing nearly an hour of delay
B , " 'he line. Later Policeman Day arrested the
,1 i fl ?Ln"r' .William O. Oove, and the
! . nremsii, jkU)U Greer. Both said that
s,; m.lln '"' under the wheels be-
I itll.AXU" .'"" ny knowledge of the
i "uedr, nnd thnt there was no chance of
;i'W'n'tlie train. The remains were tntoento
! ,ii..i u',,!n houso In n patrol wagon and the
Ir ,m.''t family as notified. Mrs. Oolden.
csm, n n",'r"old "or'' ua Glden'4 brother
iJbf w'd"w was so overcome that she could
,,. 0,b!nf "'at could throw any light or the
El'lln shooting and suicide. At the)
, I.?1 -Mr"- Hamor declined to say anything
rn! T'tinsMy refusing to tell the name of the
I had shot her. 8ho will be all right In
e UV. Her husband was notified. t ,
Ui ., I1 nl.K,t her husband came to the hospl
sl ,. and ,a,i n ulk wllh ner Bhe told him that
nnrti,""1 ."t" town on an open car and.
elV.A, l,,r IrelatUe's, went up on tho
L.i S ""tlen, Intending to return by train.
ben,?. .." Bl"' hy a man she hBd never seen
h! ",,' '' ' !M statement Is flatly contradicted
U-n 'i7n ' brother, who says that the pair had
(ioi?i5n 'Wither for two or three years. Mrs.
out in1 'i"'.1 u,,n ''er husband to task for being
within'Kllt frequently, to which be responded
not hit! tXCUB" f business on the road. He had
I tU p?'lc,!""uo 'or lwo nights Havnorsald to
I wiien '8 ,nd ' took 'uno, together at 2i30,
7 wi, Jil"1 J""" lo " to my shop. Hhe said she
I until ,I1K h,n"1- That's tho last I saw of her
I ltno',T We have no children, i hare never
I ,7'i,,"t"rtnnythIngnutof the way."
k Ilitl. n llml neo l- Havnor obtained some
ML folio-.itnle,y I'y having two men arrested for
xsBPBOTRn itr tub paimx
e'sles's Artlllerrsarn Reelre4 nasi Rs
wlewed t Hartboroaatt Hone.
IiORDOic, July 10. The Anolent and Honora
ble Artillery Company ot Boston were Inspected
by the Prlnoe of Wales, who Is Colonel of the
Honourable Artillery Company of London, at
Marlborough House, the London restdonoa of
his Royal Highness, this afternoon. The rlslt
Ing company marched to Marlborough douse at
4o'olock. The route was gay with flags and
lined with crowds of cheering spectators. The
rlsllors were received enthusiastically at Marl
borough House, where crowds of brightly
dressed ladles and courtiers were assembled In
tha garden, with the Prlnoess ot Wales and her
daughters, Princesses Victoria and Maud, tha
Duke and Duchess of York, the Duke and
Duohess ot Fife, United Btates Ambassador
Bayard, Gen, 81r Dlghton Probyn, comptroller
and treasurer of the Prince ot Wales's house
hold: Major-Gen. Arthur Ellis, equerry to the
Prince of Wales, and others. The Honourable
Artillery Company ot London, commanded by
the Earl ut Denbigh, Lieutenant-Colonel of the
company, guarded the terrace.
The Anolent and Honorable Artillery Company
upon entering the grounds, formed in double
ilne wllh battalion front upon the lawn. The
lononrable Artillery Company then formed
right and left flanks. The Prlnoe of Wales,
wearing the uniform of the Honourable Artil
lery Company, and the Dukn of Yorn, In the
uniform of the Volunteers, each accompanied
by his staff, Inspected both companies. The
Ancient and Honorable Company marched past
In review order In oompany fronts, and then
reformed their line In a hollow square. The
Prince of Wales then addressed Col. Walker and
the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company,
saying:
"The Princess and myself are exceedingly
glad to see you at our home, and hope you will
carry back to America pleasant recolleotlons
and good Ideas ot all that you hare seen during
your visit to England, and remember that you
hare been received here not only as foreigners,
bnt an a part of ourselves. 1 can assure you
once more ot the pleasure given to the Princess
and myself In receiving you."
The officers of the Ancient and Honorable
Company were then ordered to fall out of the
ranks. The officers then marched In single
file cast the Prlnoe of Wales, whom they
saluted. Col, Walker reading off their names aa
they passed. The Princess of Wales bowed to
each officer as he passed her. Afterward cham
pagne. Ices, and fruits were served to the guests
In a large marquee on the lawn.
Major Chllds Introduced Messrs. Cahlll and
Honker, respectively the oldest and the youngest
member ot the Anolent and Honorable Com
pany, to the Prince of Wales. His Hoyal High
ness. In acknowledging the introduction, re
peated his expressions of gratification at re
ceiving the company, and Jokingly added that
both Messrs. Cahlll and Hooker looked like
very young men. Mr. Cahlll Is 74 years ot age.
The programme for the entertainment of the
visitors Included a smoking concert to-night at
the Armory House, Flnsbury, the headquarters
ot the London Honorable Artillery Company.
Cob Walker and almost all the other mem
bers of the Boston organization were present.
Amono; the other guests were the Duke of York,
son ot the Prlnoe of Wales; the Duke of Con
naught, the Duke of Teok. father-in-law
of the Duke of York: Lord Methnen.
and a number of military and other
notable men. The affair was highly sucoessful.
The programme was long, ana was made up ot
selections by professional musicians, singers,
and comedians. The audience separated at a
very late hour.
FASHED JIT TUB IIOU3B OF T.ortMI.
The Seeeaaed IVltVe- Slater Bill Goes
Through In Spite of the Clertea.
London, July 10. The Deceased Wife's Sister
bill passed Its third reading in the House ot
Lords to-night by a rote of 804 to 143. The
Duke of Argyle. the Duke ot Norfolk, the Duke
of Rutland, and the whole clerical clique In the
House of Lords did their utmost to defeat the
measure, but their efforts were unavailing.
Salisbury Hoabta the Iteporta About Baa
la nd Crete.
Loxrjoy. July 10. The Government was,
questioned In the House of Commons to-day In
regard to the truth ot the statements contained
In a special news despatch from Athens, pub
lished In tne Westminster Goxetta yesterday,
that Russia was prompting France to occupy
Crete and hold that Island against Great
Britain's tenure of Cyprus: that the Greek Gov
ernment hail become alarmed and was Inducing
the Cretans to accept the terms ot the Porte,
and that the British fleet had been so strength
ened as to practically blockade the bland of
Crete.
Mr. George N. Canon, Under Foreign Secre
tary, replied that the Government had not
heard of any of these things and regarded them
as extremely Improbable.
Fell O0r nieyele ttad Sled.
London. July 10. Mrs. Anna Hodglns, wlfa
of a well-known Canadian barrister, while
riding a bicycle In Battersea Park on Wednes
day, fainted and fell from her wheel. Mr. John
Burns, the labor leader and member of Parlia
ment for Battersea and Clapham, lifted Mrs.
Hodglns from the ground and oarrted her to the
park lodge, where she died In a few minutes. A
Coroner's Jury rendered a verdict that the cause
ot her death was apoplexy.
Juetleet Drflws Confers) with Bayard.
London. July 10. Mr. Justice II. B. Brown of
the United States Supreme Court bad a confer
ence with United Btates Ambassador Bayard
this forenoon.
Gitocri: nAVFXEn DitntrsBD.
llo Sold Liquor and Had Grown Iteapoad
ent Orer the Cost ofn I.leenae.
Mou.T Veknon, K. Y.. July 10. Henry
Haefr.er, a grocer, of Bond street and the
White Plains road, was found drowned In tho
Bronx River about 0 o'clock to-night. Haefncr
sold w Ines and liquors at retail In his grocery,
and had been worrying about the cost of a li
cense. Ills wlfo says ho was ill yesterday.
His fare was flushed, his pulso feverish, and hn
complained of dizziness. About 3 o'clock ho
started out for a stroll. Adam Kurnulf saw
him walking in the direction of the Washlng
tonrllle rood. From here ull trace of him wan
Ills fonr sons searched In vain everywhere
wthln a circuit of ne rallis. When ho disap
peared ho bad considerable money and u irold
watch. Adam Furnult. tho last ono to see
Hnofner. discovered his body In the river back
of lyortllard's refrigerator manufactory. Nino
teen dollars In bills and Sl.'-'uO In gold pieces
were found In tho drowned man's nwketB. as
well as his watch. Tho dead man wns4. yrurs
old. and bnd a wife, throo daughters, and four
sons.
ESOINEEIl 31'COIIMA.CK A HVICinE.
Ilia aflad Unbalanced by n Fatal Accident
to Fellow Workman.
Engineer Peter McCormack, 3(1 years old,
committed suicide yesterday by shooting him
self In tho right templo at his home S0O Glon
more avenue. Brooklyn. Ills wife was absent
when ho committed tho act, and on her return
at 7W o'clock last night found him dead on
the floor w Ith n revoUer by his side. Ho left it
noto for her saying that ho Intended to kill him
self Two montii" auo when employed on tho
Kings County Elevated Railroad, theeng no
of which he had charge, ran over anil killed
William Clarke, another employee. Although
he was In no Toy responsible for theaooident,
MoCormnck never recovered from the shock.
Je took to drink, gave up his place on the read,
and about a month ago had to he sent to the
Flatbush asylum. Within a week his reason
seemed to bo restored and ho was sent home.
KI1U Himself In the ritreet.
Oscar Danger. 1R years old, living at 224
Tbroop avenue. Wllllamsburgb, shot himself In
tho right temple last night on tho sidewalk in
Bummer avenuo and EUery utreot. He died in-
"Afew weeks ago. while at work In a butcher
shop In Third avenue, near Fifty-sixth street,
Viiw York, he hurt himself, and s nro then has
been unlbie to work. This caused him to he-
"iT.0"!' ulsTomo'last evening telling hi.
mother that he was going for a walk.
Killed Himself Iseennae Beaten In Baee.
Phoviiienof, R. I.. July lO.-Danlel A. Hunt,
Jr a member of the swell society here and a
leading canolst In the Narragaasett BoatClurj,
in the NrwFnglanu amateur regatta lastHatur
rial and lio Sad 1 been despondent since then.
He w"ry popular, was unmarried, and was
about 20 years old.
Suicide Follovsa a. Debaucn.
Joseph Hartman, the Janitor at 71 West 133d
street, committed suicide last night. Ho had
rrfflfol.T'wh'eVe'n9. dYed ffit
after his admittance.
Careen Dlplomnllnla Here.
Motfttbol'arkATenua.
MOTT FINED "HIM'Ml'y $10,
although na oAnnittn two bb-
TOLTBBB AND A BOWIE KMFE.
To Be Dare, tha Bey Wee fresh from m
Bnneh In hfestleo. Where Mm Alwnyn
Went Armed nnd Didn't Know It ffst
Against tha JL.nw to Bo Ho Here.
Shortly after 2 o'clock yesterday morning Po
liceman Bharpe of the East Fifty-first street
station saw a countrified looking boy wandering
aimlessly along Madison avenue near Forty
second street. As the lad passed the bluecoat a
gust of wind caught the flying ends ot his light
alpaca coat, exposing to the poltosman's view a
gleam ot steel at the boy's waist. Bharpe
headed oft the boy, asking who ha was and
what business he had wandering about the
streets at such an early hour dt the morning.
"My name's Howard Bronson," said tha boy,
"and I'm only taking In tha sights. I came
from Mexloo on Monday, and, never having
been In New York before, about everything .in
terests me, I've Just walked down from Central
Park."
"But what hare you there f asked the polios
man, noddles; toward the belt that young
Branson wore undar his oost.
Tha boy threw back theooat carelessly.
"Oh. only my shooting outfit," said he. "Vrt
carried It ever since I was 0 years old. It won't
hurt any one, I assure you,"
But the policeman thought It would. Thrust
In the broad leather belt was a brace of 32
oallbre nickel-plated revolvers and a bowla
knife with a blade eight lnohe long.
"Are they loaded!" he asked, pointing to tha
revolvers.
" Why. yea," replied tha boy. " bnt I dont pro
pose to do any shooting np hers. You see, I'm
carrying them more for companionship than
anything else. On father's ranoh I always kept
them by me."
Although the policeman dtdVt think the lad
was a particularly dangerous customer, ho took
him to the station house, so the sergeant could
decide whether or not the carrying oi two re
volvers and a bowle knife was a violation of the
city ordinance. ....
The sergeant thought that It was. butdeolded
to re.'er the question to a polloe magistrate, to
whom the prisoner could repeat his story.
When tho Yorkvllle Police Court opened yes
terday morning young Brnnson was one of the
first prisoners arraigned before Magistrate Molt.
When Branson's turn came the Magistrate
eyed him sternly through a big pair of spec
tacles, ' Well, what has ho been doing?" ha asked
tho policeman. . .
Hbarpe laid the brace of revolvers anij the
bowle knlfo on the desk.
" Carrylug these in the street," said he. The
Magistrate examined the arsenal gingerly.
Then he tnrnou tu the youthful prisoner.
" What business have you to be carrying
those r" he asked sharply. "Whero did you
come from any way r"
Uronson told him. He also added that his
father formerly owned a ranoh In Mexloo, but
having sold it, he had decided to send him to the
Naval Training bchool at Newport- He said
that he left Mexico two weeks ago for Newport,
and never having seen Now York he had slopped
over a few days to see the sights.
The Magistrate grunted.
" What's that to do with these weaponsT"
said he, I didn't ask you about Newport. What
1 want to know Is. what do you mean by violat
ing the law In this manner? '
"Your Honor," replied young Branson, "I had
no Idea that I was violating the law. In
Mexico "
" But this isn't Mexico, and If you didn't know
the law you should have known it," said the
Magistrate. " I am placed here to see that the
laws are enforced, and I've a good mlua to fine
you $10 for each weapon the policeman found
qq you. What would you say to that?"
But I haven't that much money," aald the
prisoner. "I've a check fortoandsomeabange,
and I'm willing to gle that "
" He was peaceable when I arrested him," In
terrupted the policeman, "and "
" Now I'm going to be lenient with you,"
broke in tho Mutflstrnle. "and I'll only fine
you $10 for the lot. You hare no business to
be carrying an arenal about the city, and It
you don't pay the fine you'll be locked up."
As young Bronon couldn't pay the fin he
was locked In a cell in the Yorkrllle prison.
"l'mjustl" years old," he said to a reporter
later, "and as I'o Ured on a ranch all my life,
I thought it was all right to carry my firearms.
1 would willingly nam paid what money I hare,
but I haven't a friend In the city, and now I
suppose I'll be locked np for a wrek or so. Tho
Judge didn't look like a mau who would trip a
fellow up In that way. Of course. It was very
kind of lilin not lo tine me the $30, but I think
he was hard on me all tho same."
Unless the $10 fine is paid by some good
Samaritan before 0 o'clock this morning,
Branson will be sent to the workhouse.
Magistrate Molt rlncd a lad named James Mo
Gougb $3 for bathing at the foot ot East Twenty-first
street. His mother, a widow with six
children, offered $3, and said the boy would
lose his place If sent to prison. The Magistrate
refused to abate the fine. It was paid by a
woman who sympathized with the lad.
JOHN MOllIAICTT'S WILL.
Nothing; Ieft to Ills Widow-Nephew nnd
riUter.ln.lnw Oct Alt.
The will of John Morlarty divides his estate
equally between his nephew, John J. Morlarty,
and John's mother, Mary A., who Is the wife of
the testator's brother Thaddeus.
Tho petition sets forth that the widow, Mary
Morlarty, resides at 05 East Tenth street, but
there is no provision whatever mado for her In
the will.
Thaddeus Morlarty said last night that his
brother had decldad to make his will In the
form In which It existed a year ago, although
be had protested against it.
"I am. however, advised by my lawyers," he
said, " that the widow can not be deprived of
her right of dower In the real estate, and this
constitutes the greater part of the estate. If
ray advice Is followed In the settlement every
body concerned will be evontually satisfied."
Mr. Mortally said he cuuld not estimate the
value of the estate, but that It was not a large
one. The real estate consisted of lots on WasTi
inelon Heights, be said, and of a building on
Twenty-third street.
The widow. Mrs. Mary Morlarty. was not at
her home last night, and ber neighbors said he
had been away evcrslnce her husband's funeral.
Whatever tho cause of the trouble between
the couple was It had not led to a separation,
for they lived together up to tho time of Mr.
Morlaty's death, and he died at home. He was
the proprietor ot a furniture store at 1 Fourth
avenue, and his brothers are In the same busi
ness In Twenty-third street.
8KI1C31IS It E8 IS CUBA.
Hpnnlnrda Keport Victories In Two En
counters Execution To-dny.
Havana. July 10.- Cornello Herrera Hernan
dez was sentenced lo death at Matanzas to-day
for the crime of rebellion, ana will be shot to
morrow morning.
Col. Pinto reports that he found rebel groups,
commanded by Baldomcro Acosta, near Horo
Colorado, province of Havana, and that, after a
serious engagement, he defeated them.
The rebel loss was teu killed and one cap
tured. The troops lost two wounded, including
tho Lieutenant commanding the guerrillas.
Tha troops followed in pursuit of the rebels,
and met them In a camp In the Frances ranch.
The Spanish vanguard opsnod fire on the
rebels, killing two of them. The others Anally
disappeared. ...
Col. Kscamo reports that acting under orders
he left Cnnas, province of Plnar del Rio, but
his march wai stopped by'heavy rnlbe. The
day after leaving Causa he met tho enemy's
vanguard near Han Juan de dios.
The Insurgents wuro entrenched In the Jobo
Heights, and It nns necessary to fire thirteen
artillery shots to dislodge them. The rebel po
sition wes abandoned after an hour's fighting.
The Insurgents left six dead on the Arid. The
losses of the troops were ono killed and one
wounded.
Would Not Commit Capt. liars.
Pnii.ADKi.i'iiiA. July 10. United Btates Com
missioner Craig this afternoon declined to
commit John I). Hurt, the reputed head of the
Hart steamship line, for the action of tho Grand
Jury at Jacksonville, Fla., on the charge of
aiding in a recent Cuban filibustering expedi
tion from that place on the steamer I.aurada.
The Commissioner decided that no case had
been made out ugulnst the accuked,
Capt. Ednard 11. Ht-llly, who commanded the
Laurudn, and Col, ICmlllo Nunez, tho Cuban
leader, who Mere arrested ou the same charge,
were recently releaxed by the United Htates
Commissioner at Jacksonville. The trio were
arrested at the Instance of tho Spanish Consul
Jacksonville. 4
Grasped n I.lve Wire on av Pole,
Thomas Palnn, ot 311 Fourteenth street, Jer
sey City, was employed to paint trolley poles for
the Consolidated Traction Company in that
city. Whllo he was standing ou a ladder yes
terday near the top of n pole, a gust of wind
made the ladder shake, l'alne grasped an over
head wire lo suvc hunselt from tulllm:. It
proved lo be a live wire, l'alne fell backward
to the sldenalk and was oeverely bruised
about the Kid), Uo also received a
severe cut in the head, and the
hand with which be grusped the wire was badly
burned, lie was taken to the city hospital.
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CHHIBTIJX BNHEATOBBBa.
Tho Brent Coavsntlen la Wnahtnsttoa Bete
to Work.
WASninoTON, July 10. The second day's
business ot tho fifteenth annual International
Christian Endeavor Convention began to-day
at the appointed hour, 0:30, in the two tents
near the Wesley M. E. Church. Tent Willis
ton U still In a state ot collapse, and tha crowd
that would have found accommodations there
was distributed between, the Wesley ohurohea.
The usual 0 o'clock prayer meeting held In
thirty-three city churches and the meeting for
Tlible study in the New York Presbyterian
Church preceded the formal opening.
The one toptoln the four great, meetings was
"Saved to Servo," and attention Was devoted
to the Junior workers' societies. Seoretary
Baer presided at the Wesley M. E. Church
meeting and addresses were delivered by Miss
Grace E. Hide of Massachusetts, Mr. C. J.
Atkinson of Toronto, tha Rev, Peter Alnslee
of Baltimore, and others. Bishop Fallow of
Chicago was In the presiding officer's ohalr at
tont Washington. Here speeches were made
by Miss Eats Uaus ot St. Louis, the Rot. IL S.
Williams of Memphts, the Rev. Theodore L.
Cuyler of Brooklyn, nnd J. Wllber Chapman
of Philadelphia.
President W. R. Harper of Chlcauro Univer
sity, who was to havo presided at the tent En
deavor meeting, being abroad, his place was
taken on the platfotm by John T. Beckley of
New York. Mrs. Clark, wlfa of the President
of the United Societies, delivered the address on
tho "Mothers' Bocletl's." Speeches were
also made by the Rev. C. L. Work of Cincin
nati, W. F. Wilson ot Toronto, and H. M.
Wharton of Baltimore.
President Clark presided at the Central Hall
meeting, and tha Rer. Dr. Charles A. Dickin
son of Boston SDoie on the intermediate so
cieties of Christian Endeavor. He was fol
lowed by tho Rev. John Nell of Toronto, Presi
dent B. I. Whitman of the Washington Co
lumbian University, the Rev. O. Myerr of
Brooklyn, and the Rov. J. W. Weddell of
Philadelphia also Bpoke.
Ono of the featuros of the large meeting was
tho unrolling of tho missionary roll ot honor,
being lists of names on continuous sheets of
paper rolled up on hose reels after tho mannor
or petitions. Upon It were the names of 5,800
young people's societies, 2.331 junior socie
ties, representing thirty-live States, seven
Territories, seven provinces, and four for
eign lands, and showing contributions
of $154,02.08 to homo and foreign mis
sion Boards, and $20d,lS0.21 to other denomi
national uses, a total of $300,172.80. Of tills
tho Clarendon Street Baptist Society, Boston,
and the Calvary Presbrlorlan eocloty, Buffalo,
each gave in excess of $1,000.
The noon ovangellstio meeting was conduct
ed to-day by the llov. W. H. Towers of Eng
land. The afternoon programme Included confer
ences In separata churches of corresponding
secretaries. Junior superintendents, mission
ary superintendents, local union ofllcorH, dis
trict secretaries. State and provincial officers,
from 2:30 to 4:00; committee conferences,
praj or meeting, Sunday school, social temper
ance, good literature. Christian citizenship,
committees, dec, from 3:30 lo d:30, and con
ferences of workers In advanced Endeavor
lines, mothers' and parents' soclotles. inter
mediate and senior societies, life savers' soci
eties, travellers' and floating societies, from
2:30 to 6:30. The work of the life savers'
societies was Illustrated by storeoptlcon views
In colors conducted by tho Rev. J. L. Wells of
Jersey City.
In the evening there was the usual line of
meetings In tents and churohos.
Workmen are now engaged In rncrecttng
tent Wtlllston. Tho want of th'.s tent has in
terfered greatly with tho accommodations of
the Convention, as It has been imposiblo to
.ntoriuin the great crowds that seek the Whlto
Lot for each meeting. The tents afford seats
for about 0,000 people, but fully twice as many
aro constantly wandoring about nnable to gain
admittance. Add to these the crouds in iho
churcn and publlo hall meetings and the num
ber who are seeking the dolly sessions of this
Convention must exceed 80.000, a large pro
portion being Washington people.
The first of the bicycle runs planned for thl
Convention took place to-day, starting from La
fayette square and Vermont avenue. Fully
800 wheols were In line, many being gayly dec
orated with Convention badges, banners, and
ribbons.
SFEBRT AST BOWLES CBXSUBBD.
Secretary IlerbertHnrB thnt Their Conduct
Wae Intolerable.
WABniNOToit, July 10. Commander Sperry
and Constructor Bowles at the New York Navy
Yard have been rapped severely by Secretary
Herbert for their quarrels, which led to a court
ot Inquiry and a delay In completing the mon
itor Puritan. Both officers are held responsible
for the charges and counter-charges preferred,
and each Is informed that such conduct on his
part has received the condemnation of the de
partment. Secretary Herbert also reminds the
bureaus of ordnance and construction thnt
petty difficulties between them does not tend to
advance the Interest of the service, and will be
treated severely It there are repetitions of the
caso of Sperry against Bowles. In reviewing
the case, Mr. Herbert has this to say:
"Mere suspicion does not warrant one officer
to make a charge ot fraud Involving a brother
off! per."
The department fully endorses the statement
of the court that Sperry was too precipitate in
his action, nnd tne Secretary "gravely repro
bates Commander Sperry's conduct In the
premises."
The Secretary quotes from the findings of the
court that "this controversy has beeu con
ducted by both parties with a degree of feeling
not properly attaohed to a consideration of the
fact" In issue and with the use ot expressions
and Implications derogatory to the methods of
the opposing party, unnecessary to the inquiry
and hurtful to the orderly and prompt dis
charge of the business of the Government.
This mutual feeling seems to have had ample
resnlts In the conduct of the work Itself,"
Tho department approves this finding. In
transferring Sperry from duly at the New York
jard as ordnance officer to equipment officer,
the Secretary remarks:
" It Is intolerable that, through obstinacy and
wilfulness, two officers whose duties call for co
operation should by their quarrels delay the
work In hand and thus scandalize the service.
Such conduct the department deems gravely
reprehensible,"
Navy Order.
WAsniNOTON. July 10. These naval orders
have been Issued. The following officers are de.
t ached from the Charleston when placed out of
commission at Maro Island and ordered :
Capt. o. W. Coffln.liome with two months' leave:
I.leutenant-ConiinsnderWH. Ileeder, Llculs A Sharp,
W. V. White, O. II. Btsrtord, C, 8. Williams, I'aslgn IT.
K. binltb, raised Asslsmnt Knglneers . II. Leonsrd
snd U, II. Matthews, and Ounner Ueorge. Croie. all
homo with three months' leave; Lleuls. (.'. A. Calhoun
and W, H. Wins. Knslgn K. T. Wltherspoon, and Sur
geon C U, Ornvett, to Norfolk wlthcirariof men and
then homo with three months'; Assistant Surgeon H.
II. llrfHterlrk. to the FTauklln; rsrmasterU. V. I II
tleflcld, si-ttle aicounls anil be ready roreeai Chief
knglnerr C. J. Mscl'onliell, lo tha lucsuler: Assist
ant hnglnrrr U.T, Holmes, home and be ready ror
Naval Academy.
fay liibpn'tur It. r. Lisle, detached from Navy pay
onico. I'hlladelphla. loth Inst., settle accounta and be
readv for hau rrancls.Mi.
I'aymaiter J. E. Caun, ordered to the Newark 13th
Inst.
1'ar Director Rufus Parke, ordered to Navy Pay Of.
flee, Philadelphia, tuth Inst.
Pay Inspector II, T, Wright, detached from the New
ark, ordered home, settle accounta and watt orders.
l'assed Asatntant Engineer T, K. Carter, detached
from the Lancaster andordered lo the Newark.
Acting Carpenter (I. II. Warford, ordered heme,
with ono month s leave.
TITO NEO HOES LYNCI1EJ.
They Confessed IlnvlnB Mnrdered Copt,
Fuller, is Loulelnnn Plnnter.
New Om.gANB, July 10. Capt. T. W. Fnller
of Webster parish, father of State Senator
Fuller, and a prominent planter, was murdered
on Wednesday night ut his home, twelve miles
west of Mlnden. Ho was apparently seated at
the table reading) when the murderers fired
from the outside through the window with a
shotgun, killing him Instantly. The body was
not found until morning.
A search for the murderers was kept un all
Thursday, nnd hv night James Porter and Monk
Dualey, negro tennnu of Cunt. Fuller, were ar
rested on suspicion. They confessed the crime.
The posse who had the two prisoners started tu
Mlnden with them, hut when crossing the Dor
cheat swamp was overtaken by a crowd of men,
the negroes taken from the deputy sheriffs, unci
shot lo death in the middle ot the road, vv hero
their bodies were left lying.
A Pnteraon lloxer Killed by a Trnln.
PATBiistiv, July 10, Edward Fullen, 24 years
old, of 15 Moyer street, a boxer of local repute,
was struck nnd almost Instantly killed to-night
by a train on the Erie Rallinod. mar Lafayette
street crossing. Fullen was walking along the
truck wlirn he was struck. Ills left leg nas
mangled and ill" skull crushed. He died
whllo being tonveyed to the General Hospital,
t'uuMdn'n lurllnsnent Proroffiied.
Ottavv v, Ont..,Iuly in, A royM proclamation
will be Usued lo-murrow proroguing Parlia
ment, which bud been called for July 10. It Is
likely to be proroBaCd until Aug. S.
APPO'S KNIFE OUT AGAIN.
JCKXO WITNESS STABS A St AH lit
CHATHAM HQUABB.
Stubbing! Unprovoked The J.onvlet,Who
Wna Draak, Wan Cater Knocked Down
Twice With n Club nnd Disarmed by a
Haeoad Una lie Attneked-I.oeked Us.
George Appo, ex-convlot, thug, green goods
steerer, and Loxow witness, who was released
from Sing Sing prison a tow days ago, distin
guished himself again last evening by stabbing
and seriously wounding an Inoffensive man In
Chatham Square. His victim was John At
wood, a stranger In the city, who says he Is a
newspaper reporter. Atwood told the po
lice that whllo he was walking down
Chatham Square, at 0:30 o'clock, he saw
two men, one ot whom was Appo, fighting
at the corner ot Mott street. Appo had a big
clasp knife In his hand, and Just as he was about
to stab his opponent Atwood Jumped between
them. Tha knife struck him a glancing blowln
the thigh, laying open the flesh for several
Inches.
Others ' who witnessed tha assault told tha
police that there was no fight at the time, and
that Appo stabbed Atwood without provoca
tion. They said that Atwood was walking down
the square, and that as he passed Appo be
looked at him closely. The ex-convict was very
drunk, and he evidently resented the look, lor
without warning he pulled out a new clasp
knife and aimed a blow at Atwood'a abdomen.
Ills band was unsteady and the knife struck
Atwood In ths thigh. The wounded man was
taken lo the Hudson Street Hospital. He will
reoover.
After stabbing Atwood Appo atmrxered oft
Into Mott street. A little way from theoornera
crowd of young men stoud, one ot them, Martin
Madden, with his back turned to the ex-convlot.
Appo went up to him, and without a word
ponobed him In the Jaw. Madden retaliated by
urabblng a club and striking Appo on the head,
knocking him down. When Appo got up he
pulled out the clasp knife and tried to
stab Madden, but the latter disarmed
him and knocked him down again. Than Appo
staggered to Park street, where he was arrested.
He was looked up In the Elizabeth street sta
tion. On the way be pretended to be sick, and
the policeman waa obliged to call a carriage.
About a year ago Appo stabbed a policeman
of the West Thirtieth street station at Twenty
eighth street and Sixth avenue. He was arrest
ed, and when Mrs. Sallade went on his ball Apoo
ran away. He was subsequsntly tried and hs
served a short term In Slug Sing prison.
IXTEB-BTATE COMMERCE LAW.
An laveatlKatlan to On Held In Cblcnrjo by
the Commlsalonem.
Chicago, July 10. Traffic officials of the
principal Western roads were summoned to ap
pear before the Inter-State Commerce Commis
sion here on Aug. 4. and mako answer under
oath whether they bare directly or Indirectly
given nndue preferences or advantages by pay
Ing rebates or making other unlawful conces
sions to shippers on business from Kansas City,
Leavenworth, Atchison, St. Joseph, Omaha, St.
Paul, and Minneapolis, and all points east
thereof.
The roads to be Investigated are the Atchison.
Topeka and Santa Fe. Chicago and Alton, Chi
cago and Northwestern, Chicago, Burlington
and Qulncy, Burlington and Northern, Cblrato
Great Western, Milwaukee and Su Paul. Chi
cago, Rock Island and Pacific. Chicago, St, Paul,
Minneapolis and Omaha. Hannibal and ht, Joe,
Missouri. Kansas and Texas. Missouri Pacific,
Illinois Central, Wabash, and Wisconsin Cen
tral lines.
As no complaint Is named. It Is certain that
the Inter-State Commerce Commission has de
cided to Institute these proceedings for the pur
pose of finding out whether the lines have been
paying rebates and manipulating rates on grain,
dec. from points in the West.
Oresos Itnllvvay nnd Nnrlgntloa.
Portland, Ore., July 10. The Oregon Rail
way and Navigation Company was sold at Fair
vlow. Ore., yesterday to Messrs, A. Marcus,
Charles C. Ileaman, and Charles S. Falrchlld.
purchasing committee appointed to buy the
road for the reorganization committee. The
price was $0,437.2S0. This sale was made in
accordance with the plan of reorganization
which has been considered by bondholders
during the past year. It Is understood that Re
ceiver and Manager McNeill will continue In
charge of the road, his management ot the line
being satisfactory to the bondholders. The
?ariy of New Yorkers attending the sale went
rom here to Island City and Tekoa to attend
the sale of the Washington and Idaho Railroad
to-day.
Drowned at the Ilamburs Docks.
Daniel Haas, 40 years old, fell overboard from
a lighter at the Hamburg docks In Hoboken
early yesterday morning and was drowned.
His tody was recovered. He lived at 400 New
ark ttri-oi, Hoboken, was a lighterman, and
leaves a wife and three children.
Brooklyn Acnderay ef Units Stock.
A Brooklyn broker la said to be steadily ab
sorbing the stock of the Academy of Muslo In
Montague street with a view, it is said, of ulti
mately putting up a big office building on the
property.
OltlTUART.
Col. Wright Schaumburg Is dead In New
Orleans, aged B3. He was a native of St.
Louis, descendant of a German officer of noble
family. Von Schaumburg, who came to this
country during the Revolution and fought In tho
American army. He was educated In tho St,
Louis schools and the University ot Virginia.
In 1801 he raised a company of Infantry for the
Confederate service, but was captured with his
company at Camp Jackson, Missouri. He es
enped from the Union prison. Joined Gen.
Price's army, wa made Captain and Adjutant
General on the staff of Gen. Little,
was chief of stall for Gen. Van Dora, Lieu-tenant-Colonel
on the staff of Gen. E. Kirby
Smith, and served as Inspector-General ot tha
Trans-Mississippi Department until the close of
the war. whenhe returned to St. Louis. He en
gaged In business In New Orleans, was for a
tlmo civil onglnner in Mexico, was appointed
secretary lo Mayor Shakspeare In 18HH, and
afterward coal gauger. w hlch placo he held at
the time of his death.
Frank II. llurd, ex-Congressman, lawyer, ana
ono of the most prominent Democrats in Ohio,
died in Toledo yesterday morning after an Ill
ness of live days. The immediate cause of death
was apoplexy. Mr. llurd was born in Mount
Vernon. O.. In 1841. In 18011 he went to Toledo
and engaged In the practice of law. From that
district he was thrice elected to Congress. Ho
was also a member of the State Senate, and In
1MI8 codified the criminal laws of Ohio. Ills
said he would have been Attorney-General in
theTliden Cabinet had the New Yorker been
elected. .Air. llurd nns widely celebrated for
his llrm advocacy of freo trade.
William Howell Forbes Is dead nt Algonao,
the country seat of Warren Delano, near New
burgh, aced fill. Mr. Forbes was for many
jears oueof the merchant princes of the Orlont,
He was the senior partner for a longtime of
the old china hotue nf Russell & Co.. which for
a century was the lending American Arm in the
East, Alter the failuru of the firm sevoral years
ago lie became a resident or this country. He
leaves a widow. The funeral will be held at 1 1
o'clock on Monday morniug from Graco Church,
Col. James FUntham How Is dead In St. Louts.
He was ono of the executors of the will of Capt.
Euds, the famous engineer, whose daughter,
Kllrabeth, Col. How married. He was in
Europe when the tornado slrurk St. Louis, His
homu was destroyed, and as soon as he heard of
It he sailed for the I'nlted States. The dead
man gained his military title In the war. Ho
beramo connected with the Wabash Railroad In
the '70s, and rose In Importance until he becatno
Vice-President and General Manager,
The Weather.
The stormy and unsottled conditions were fast
dlEsppentlng yesterday. Fair weather prevailed
generally orer the country, save for a few light
showers In tho lake regions and some cloudiness
In tbe middle Atlantic and New England States.
The high pressure area occupied ull tho country
except Iho upper lake regions and ths Northwest.
It was silKhtly warmer In about all sections, er.
cept the extreme West aud bouthwest.
In this city the humidity touched 07 per cent. In
the morning, but droppol to 88 per cent. In the
afternoon, Tho day was fair; highest official tern
pcraluru 83, lowest Oil; wind south, average ve
locity Vt miles su hour; barometer, corrected to
read to sea level, at 8 a. M. 3d 3, 3 1. M. H0.IJ7,
The thermometer at the Unllod htites Weather Itu
reau recorded the temperature yesterday as follows:
KM. UI,i mm, i tu.
DA. M "' H2' O 1 M 71' 73'
w l Hll' US' II 1. Til tin'
a J', II.;...;, .78' 73'llSMId., . . 7J 63'
WASHINGTON ronsrAHT rou SATVBOAV,
ror Aero FhqIokA anil rnittrn A'eic York, thrtattning
vrallttr; wutherlv lo AoiilUtttrli windi.
For New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia,
fair, preceded by showers on the coast; warmer;
southerly to southwesterly winds.
For the District ot Columbia and eastern Pennsyl
vania, threatening in morning, probably without rain ;
falrlnlheafiernoou, warmer; southwesterly winds.
For western I'eunsylrsnla, western Now York, and
Ohio, fair till 8undar nUht, preceded by thaners
on the lakes; warmer; fresh to brisk southwesterly
winds.
ror Nebraska, fair; southerly winds,
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ATLANTIC'S TABS HATE Sl'OBT.
Ho SntltnK, bnt Plenty of Other atlrse.
ttona nt Hhelter Inland.
Onravronr. July 10. Fireworks and a ball
at tbs Manhattan House, to say nothing ot hun.
dreds of pretty girls, kept the yachtsmen at
anohor In Shelter Island yesterday afternoon
and to-day, thongh the sun was shining and a
fine breeze swept across the harbor. Not a sail
was hoisted, and the wind was wasted so far aa
the yachtsmen were concerned. In the morning
Vice-Commodore and Mrs. N. T. Adams enter
tained the children on the yachts accompany
ing the Atlantlo fleet, on board tho Suohem,
with day fireworks, balloons, and a light lunch
eon. Later In tho day there wore gig, dingy,
and naphtha launch races.
The Hegatta Committee, which consists
of John L. miss, William I.. Uerrlsh,
Louts J. Jackson, and Major Oeorgo
W. McNulty, together with Commodore
Oeorgo J. Gould, Vice-Commodore F. T.
Adams, Hear Commodore John H. Hannn, and
Fleet Captain T. II. Watson, have worked early
and late for the success of tho cruise, and tho
general opinion seems to be mat. In spite of fogs,
calms, and protests, this has been line of the
most successful affairs of Its kind ever held by
the club.
Commodore and Mrs. Gould entertained tbe
Regatta Committee, together with Fleet Capt.
T. H. Watson, Fleet Kurgeon W. D. Townscnd,
Miss Turnbuil, Miss F. T. Adams, and Miss
Maplesden. at luncheon on tho Atalanta to-day.
The races were very Interesting. The first
event called was the dingy race. Five boats
camo to the line. They wore from the Sachem,
Ulendoner, Uvlra, Amorlla, and Tigress. The
coursewas around a slakelioat anchored aquar
ter of a mile anay and back to the finishing
line between tha Atalanta and the bachem.
The boats ware to leave the stitkebnal on the
port hand. Petersen, the llvira's man. quickly
led, but he turned the stako the wrong way and
was disqualified. The Sachem won. with Olcn
doveer second. These were tbe only two to go
the right course.
In a handicap gig lace, tho Atalanta's six
oared gig, a big, heavy hunt; tho Narada'a five
oared gig, and the Amurlta's light racing
tour-oared gig started. The Amorlla and Ata
lanta gigs raced for a special prire. The Am
orlta tried to cros tho Narada'a bow soon after
the start. The Narnda won, Amorita was sec
ond, and Atalanta third. On account of being
such a light boat, the Amorita was to give 100
yards to the Atalanta at the finish. She only
finished six feet ahead, so the Atalanta won.
Ten men started In tho aoo-yard swimming
race. It was a fine contest, nnd was won by the
Naradas representative by a head. The Colonla's
man was second and the Cavalier's third.
The tub race caused lots of fun. Two men
started from tbe Atalanta and two from the
Sachem. They had a hard Job to sit in their
tubs, which persisted In filling and slnkintr.
The first nnd second prizes went to tbe Atalanta
and tbe third tn the bachem.
bev un naphtha launches raced over a one-mile
course. The special prize was the Embla flag. The
bachem launch won by one second. Talisman's
launch was eleven seconds ahead of the llln
warra's launch, which was third. Then came
the Embla. Amorita, Edith, and Huron.
The special prize for the pair-oared gig race
was the acheni flag. It was won by the hmbla,
Jllawarrawas second, and Viator third. The
other starters were the Huron and Gavlota.
Only ono boat enme to the lino for the four
oared gig race, this was from the bachem. The
special prire wae the Atalanta flag.
Tbeso flags will be very handsome. The club
flag, the private signal of the yacht, and the
flag officers' flag will be painted on a white silk
banner, which will be mounted on a mahogany
stick with a brass Lnucklo ou the top. 'I he
men who were fortunate enough to win will be
amply repaid for their afternoon's work, nearly
J500 being subscribed by the flag officers, the
fleet Captains, and the club, which will be di
vided proportionately among the men In the
wlnnlngboata.
TBE TALKTBIE'S CBEW BBBE.
Cant. Dlnon nnd Fourteen afen SJono to
Take the llont Home.
At last something of a definite nature Is
known about the English yacht Valkyrie III.
She Is still the property of Lord Dunraven and
bis associates, and she Is to be taken back to
England Just as soon as ber stores can be placed
on board and her sails rigc rd for the run. This
Is the information given to The Su.v last night
by Capt. William John Dixon, the veteran
yachtsman and sailor, who arrived on the
American line steamer St, Louis, accompanied
by his first and second officer and twelve seamen.
The old sailor, who was described to The SON
reporter by one of the ship's officers as rosom
bllng a German baron, was foundtroillng about
the pier looking for a revenue officer and Inci
dentally keeping a sharp weather eye on a var
nished shoel-lron valise and his chronometer,
which was packed In a neat leather case. He
also had a big bundle of churls.
With the steamer mail he received a letter
from II. Maitlaud Kersey, telling him that ell
arrangements had boen mndu to take himself
and men at onco lo the Valkjrlc, and that a tug
would be In waiting nt the pier, Tho tug
Pulver was Indeed on hand, but some one had
failed to get the requisite henlth permit for the
seamen from the Ellis Island olllclals.and at the
lasl moment the captain had to decide to re
main on board the M. Louis fur the night. He
said regarding the Valkyrie:
" Yes, 1 am here to lake hor back, and will
start Just as soon as 1 ran get her stores on
board for the voj ago. I hope to be ablo to get
away next Monday, and if not then why on
Tuesday sure, lilid not come over here to live
on the boat, but to take her home, and shall not
waste auy time.
" What will be done with her on the other
side Well, sho Is to bo taken at once to the
Clyde, nnd there sho will he taken out and
cleaned nnd made ready for racing. If shoenn
be got ready In time, why she will ba raced
against the Meteor, the German Empornr's new
boat, and the Prince of Wales's llrittanla In ths
Conos regatta. If she Is not ready for that
she will, I think, be soon in the Mediterranean.
That Is all I know about hor. Sho still belongs
to Lord Dunraven. At least, I received my
orders from him."
Whllo Capt, Dixon Is a veteran seaman, nnd
has sailed almost everywhere, he hns never
commanded a yacht In this country. When
ked If ho had ever been in America before, he
threw aqtilz7ical look at the speaker and raid;
"Have i ever been hore before? Why, bless
your heart. I run tho blockade here during our
war. nnd was chased by Federal boats back into
Spanish waters. The name of the blockade
runner was the Illack Adder."
The names of tho Valkv no's crow are: First
male, J, Fnirweather; second mate, W. Dixon;
Murphy, Peterson, Harbour, Hasklns. Alderney,
Johnson, Straus, Itasminsuu, Wagslrnm, and
Mano, The steward will be. Benson. It Is mi
llers I nod that nearly nil of tho stores necessary
for the voyage are already nn board the host,
the articles having boon quietly placed there
during the past few wcoks by Mr. Kersey's
order. T he suires lncludu a stove fur tho galley.
The GrltTo.Everbnrdt Flltlit n Ilrnvv,
DurFAiAi, July 10.- Tho twenty-round light
between Young Grlffo of Australia nnd Jack
Everhardtof New Orleans, at tho Lyceum The
atre horo to-night, attracted much attention.
Fully 4,000 persons witnessed the tight.
The men entered the ring about 10 o'clock.
Orllto weighlug I'M pounds and Kverhanlt
1:1.1. Tommy Hysn. Jack Grace, and Harry
Tuttlo of New York seconded Grllfn, whllo
Charley White of Nev' York, Frank Zimnfer,
and Frank Erne of Buffalo looked after Ever
liardt, Charles Hronks nf this city wna referee,
and " Dobe" Horley of New York timekeeper.
Moth men were In good condition. Grlffo es
pecially so. Up to tbe fifteenth round the fight
ng was rather tame, but after that ICverhardt
was the aggressor to the end, and in the last
round tried hard for a knock-nut bluw, but
failed to laud. They both looked freMi nt t hu
end of tlin twenty rounds. The fight was de
clared a draw.
The preliminary contest was between Frank
IZimpfer and Joe Young, local light weights, for
Un rounds. The result was draw.
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DIXXEB IO TUB TALE CltBlt. if 4ll
An Enjoyable A (fair nt tho Mporte Ono '''b'jB
Tho Hot, Chnuneey M. Ilepe rreaent. AH ,B
London, July 10. A dinner was given thla ii jlfl
evening at the Sports Club to the members ot jj. JM
the Yale University onrsmon who took part la ffi 'jM
the Henley regatta. In which they were do- f '
fontcd by the crew of the Leander Clnb In a 1 W jfl
trial heat for the Grand Challenge Cup. Mr. '!!!
Jackson, the manager of the Sports Club, pro- l" i
sided. 11. II. Treodway. captain of tha ln
Yale crew, sat on his right, and the Hon. -skjj
Chnuneey M. Depew on his left. Among the I NH
other guests present were Lleutenant-Com- H
mnnderCowles, naval attache of the American is!
Embassy; Gen. Sklddy, Judge Uowland, and fri
tho prominent competitors in the regatta. MflH
Commander Cowles made a speech. In ths mH
course of which he said ho believed that Yale ('I !
would again compete at Henley, and would jf Msi
profit by their experience of this year. Tha tt1l
Americans, ho added, had been beaten bra good Vt i
crow, but their defeat had been tempered by ii'
the hospitality the English knew so welt how to I
dispense, !
Chairman Jackson eulogized the Yale man aa J
sportsmen and excellent companions. Bo ex- j jV
pressed tbe hope that they would return to j fij-B
England and capture the oup. ln9il
Capt. Tread way. In reply, said he did not wish Klll'BI
to make one excuse for the Yale crew losing. mSfl
The climate, he added, hod nothing to do with "wl'l'B
the men's defeat, as It was as goo d as that to '''tr ?S'
which they wero acoustomed. He ascribed itllu-B
whatever success tbey had had to Coach Cook's IrS-fl
study of English rowing. Bf
Tho dinner was a most enjoyable one, and tho 9 lit I
Americans took advantage of the occasion to Ijil
again express their appreciation of the many KB
courtesies they bad received while In England, K
both from the publlo generally and their com- llsi
peiltora in the regatta. They had nothing but trT9
iralse for the sportsmanlike qualities displayed &4i
ly all the English oarsmen with whom they , If J AH
have come In contact. ' !f B
The Field will to-morrow publish an editorial IafH
eulogizing tbe Yale crew. It dwells upon their !n !
remarkable modesty and their ambition to (!!:
learn. The paper says that, while the English "
oarsmen showed the visitors the vast advantage 1 1 .!
of a long body swing and the use of tbe loins, it "! lllflH
freely admits that the Yale men showed a pre- itiH
cislon and uniformity ot action In a higher de- It B
freo than was seen In any one of the sixty Eng. I H
ish crews who took part In the races at Henley. if !
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ATHLETICS. ' iipl
Tho EaBltsu Saeaenaloan Canse av Btlr m
Will ConneCT Meet Hnnn t I
Local athletes were Intensely Interested In 'eTi
the details furnished by Tnn Sux yesterday '!
regarding tha wholesale suspension cf B:(l!sh ' '"pi
champions by tbe Southern Counties A. A. of ai
England. They had previously been hoping for 19J
an International match this fall on the lines laid K H
down by the New York A. C. a couple of months !
ago In Its correspondence with E. C. Bredln, !'
London A. C. It was then proposed to have av ;'
series of duels Bradley vs. Wefers, Shaw vs. !!
Chase. Dacon vs. Conneff, and Bredln vs. Kil- j '
Patrick. j
This tourney, which promised to be the sens- ,
tlon of the decade, is now, of course, cancelled, '
Uredln being on the disabled list, while Bradley ll
and Baoon are on tha shelf for the time being, ;'.
at least. Cable despatches tram tho other stda - f f"si
Indicate that Bacon is anxious to meet Conneff " '"'!
on a professional basts, and it Is quite possible (, Ik'flH
that the little irlsn-Amerlcan may elect , 4
to cancel his amateur certificate before 4
the season ends and beard tbo British r,t iffl
crack on his own ground and terms. Con- 'jjaM
neff, however, like other geniuses, builds most ?I1
ot bis castles on sand, and the recent rumors ( 'tiM
of his contemplated foreign trip are only taken , 2 lia
rum prano talis by the initiated. In proper I jlfl
hands and thoroughly fit Conneff would nn- V '
doubtedly put up a series of great races against 1 j mm
Bacon, and although his place In the amateur rSHJH
ranks here would be hard to fill, he has many r J -fSM
shrewd friends who would like to see him maka I ff '
something out of the game before be joins tha ui Mm
"has been" ranks. ,' ,a!
The London wirtsman states that A. R. i tHM
Downer. Bradley's most noted old-country . yi
rival, has declared openly for professionalism, )i ml
and that he will make his dAbut next month In 'ilflH
the cash division as an opponent to a cyclist v ,a
who will have to mount unassisted, the distance 139
of the race to be 220 yards. Downer's admirers rX
regret the news, aa they hold him to be a grade ii t
above hlppodromlng. Wllh his phonnmenal '
turn of speed be might be more at home in a u '!
bbeffleld handicap, where a winner can gather '
money to burn If his " gaffer" does not absorb B Jjjfl
the pile, and where tbe chances of scoring ars W ''MM
so good thai "paper" record holders like Potion, Vj AWg
Donovan car. earn brackets occasionally. Dow. Iatt
ner, however, explains that his intense love of UKca
the game will not permit htm to remain passive r,Btl
for any length of time, and that he feels com- ililil
pelle-d to jump at the first offer. Wim
There is undoubtedly a big and profitable field Kil
before Downer if he does not drift Into the imim
circus game and lose his prestige In tbe shuttle, IHji'l
but wltn Bacon it Is different, as tbe ex-chnra- ' x'Sim
plon mile runner has no peer la the atbletlo 'SSSi
world, bar Conneff. and ho will probably be left 1 jig;
severely alone unless he offers heart-break- j $Nj;
Ing handicaps to tho rank and file. Falling to 1 vS;
gei u a match In his own country he would bo , ' jSI
conferring a public favor by coming out hero in
for u season and bursting up iho monopoly l'm
which Is reducing athletics to a farce on ths ligj
Caledonian professional circuit. i.Si
The unlooked-for action of the English ath- U
lellc censors will probably lead to n very Inter- i'h
estlng climax, and further developments ars dp
awaited with feverish Interest by the practical Mj
and theoretical athletes of this country and .'' W
Great Britain. l w
National Athletic ('hnnssitonaMpH to lie lilt
Held In New York. Ptiij,
The officers deputed to arrange for the an- iV
nual track and Held championships ot the A. 1 Tjif
A, U. are taking time by the forelook In their (t
customary energetlo style, nnd yesterday Chair- ' JJ
man James E. Sullivan ot the Games Commit- '" 'b,
too closed a contract with Andrew Freedman , 'b,
for the use of Manhattan Field on Sept. 14. ?
Tho same date and location were selected' last J 1 &
year, and the meeting was a financial success, f ' Ji
although somewhat blanketed by the Inter j 'i
national tourney fixed for a week later. This J j
time there will be no opposition, and tho in- 1,-J
dlcatlona point to a very successful function, I Cv
invigorated by the new blood developed within ( M
the past year. ) M
A special feature will be the first appearance ' d
of Southern athletes as candidates for national , ,c;
honors. The sport has been booming In New ' !
Orleans and the vicinity for a couple of years, .: lit
and the sun-kissed Southerners aro now begin- e ; Hi
nlng to hanker for wider Ilelds to conquer. Ac- iMfl
cnrdlngly, Sid. B. Jones of Birmingham, Ala., ifi.n
haB written to Chairman Sullivan as follows; Vfilill
If It has already beeu decided upon, will you please Hi A
advise nt what tlniH and plaoe the A. A. U. games take ii
tilsee thin year. Tbe . A . A. A. II., expect, to send V t, 'if.'
four or nve men to thrse games this year, one or two 13, Its
from lllrinlughatn Athictlo Olub, lilrmlnubam. and 'it
the others from Young Men's Oymnastla Club and ' 11:
southern Athletlo Club, New Orleans. This will be '
the nrst esr the South has been represented, and we to
wish lo have plenty of time to get our men la shape. ' ' JM
Entry blanks and further Information can bo 5 1)1
secured by addressing Jamvs Ii, bulllvan, liil '. T-f J'"
Broadway, Nw York city. tf.
Johnson stakes n New- Wheel Record. ,,ff
London, July 10. At Cntford this morning aV
Johns, Johnson, the American cyclist, rods a I tt
half mile with a flying start In 40 4-6 seconds, !
and a halt mllo wllh a standing start la 04 S-S ill
seconds. 1 VS
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