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ToL LXIV.NO. 125. NEW YORK, SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 1897. -COPYRIGHT, 1807, BY THE SUN HUNTING AND I'UliLlSllfNG'AlHoll.-WENTY-ElGHT PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. flffl
1 TCHKEY HAS SOME MONEY.
' hie oladdexs uvn sEnrANra nx
i. FIlOMISI.a AND S031V OJ.SU.
The Hultnn TrlK la Vale to Bet the An.
ult blor at toa-gerhende-UI rarly
'" Kant That the Power Are nt !
"It, t allril-Coer--- Will Com If Mut..rr
us. 1he Ureeke In Turkey Will lie IXendy
ltt lo Protect Themeelvee Against the Uoh
I,.. , , - Mo.thMltr Mn a Hist Police
HciioUbI - Hwlndllns: Advertisement.
f Sprrtal CaW Wrote to Tns 8r.
'' iix'S, Jan. 2. Penoni accutlomcd to call
ton. ftttbc Turkish Embassy In Urynustone Square
,H, ( this city observed to-day a strange gleatn In
ov ,1), ambassadorial anil Secretarial eyes. It
t'Tt w nut a dint of ferocltr. for tlio Turk away
"" from tome la the mildest mannered of men.
r t was rather thn light of hopo Inspired by tue
ape near prospect of the satisfaction of a desire
long (Inferred. The entire embassy. In fact, was
ex Imbued h tho belief thtat something was about
per t0 1,0 ,, ihl on account of the arrears of enlnrles.
,lty Tactful Inquiry elicited no sort of justifies-
. tlon which would hare Oiled a European with
lt,cu optimum, but a Turkish diplomatic officer
nM f,P,,n enough ground upon which to nnchor hope
iec- in a square ord where a European would re
'ln quire a square mile, and eren then fall to find
1tv Tiir. bt" reporter found that tho optimism
vii which Hunted up Ilnanstono Square nnd the
su murky vicinity was Inspired by the receipt of
,. Bn intimation that funds wero about to be for
warded through tho usual channel, nnd erery
lt one appeared to bo perfectly satisfied thereat.
. The Uamldleh caralry.sent to Asia Minor this
week, melted pay almost In full before start
a Inc. and In several Instances troops that took
the risk of threatening mutiny recelvod some
thing on account. Eren the common workmen
and dl.handcd marines who engaged In the
-u, demonstration at the Constantinople arsonal
the other day received an Installment of the
' money due them. All of which goes to prove
i that thero Is money somewhere In Turkey, and
oi? In addition to this certainty, there remains the
"jjf great and Glorious faot that the Sultan's
jl, financiers havo produced a beautiful budget
i showing a surplus of nearly $300,000. w hlch. It
ilia. Is thought, cannot but be preliminary to float-
8t" Ingancven lovelier loan with the proceeds of
and which everybody would be made happy. Indeed,
"" European scoffers recall the faot that as ro
il cently as last October It was officially estimated
nt. tbst the budget would showadeflcltof $3,000.-
,, 000, while unofficial estimates put It at nearly
and S20.000.000. But the Budget Commission now
rar there Is an undoubted surplus, and as the
:10 f-cltsn has given the statement the seal of his
M Imperial approval, obviously there Is nothing
"' more to say.
ill The political situation In Constantinople re-
n mslns virtually unchanged since a week ago.
na. Trlnco Bismarck has Inspired the Vienna .Vcus
"' rrrte ;Ym to declare: "Tho web on which
ra ltsssia, togtther with the other powers. Is nub-
ilely sngaged, namely, the work of reforms. Is
"00 Mcrstly undono by her day by day. The Turk
apa knows that Europe Is not united, aud acts
"& l:cordlngly. The whole Is a comedy In whloh
iigls the dupes aro not even duped, because every
Ublnet In Europe knows that Russia Is insln
sad csre. She wlIl,attherIghtmoment,Und troops
J5J la the shores of the Bosporus, force aproteuto-
Utaupoa the helpless Sultan, ana then close the
),l iloors of the straits, putting the keys Into her
V3t? rocket, and, being scours against surprise from
,,'aJ that tide. sb wilt devote all her energy to the
'"J2 furtherance of herAtlatlo schemes. It Is un-
Uxely ttst Eng'and would object by force.be
csane she could count upon military support
v5 nel'.tsr from Austria, wnlch has nlreod con-
jj clnJed a compact with Russia on the modolof
age that signed at Itelchstadt with regard to the
" occupation of llomla and Herzegovina, ncr f rom
" Italy, which, statements to tho contrary not-
withstanding, has a treaty with Russia. The
in -hot of it all will be that Constantinople will
beccmcitcislan with the rest of the Turkish
ex enplre, except the portion allottod beforehand
0:t to Austria, namely, Salonlca and Its neighbor-
't1 Tue .Vrue Ft tie Prtatt does not specifically nn-
CH nounce that Its Informant Is Prince Bismarck,
but the -ource of the Inspiration Is well under
! stood to oe Frledrlihsrub, and many people
.' therefore are disposed to attach paramount lm-
rs portance to the foregoing summary of tho stlu-
rA But Prince Bismarck has said the same thing
ier. over and over again slnco bis expulsion from
" power, and. although It Is perfectly true that
f Hu-,la dominates Euf ope. and will makomoro
Jjl outof theTurlsh crisis than any other power,
. the sufuestlon that she Is now playing Europe
false miybedLmlssed asbisclessat this June
for ture. Jtore trustworthy authority than the ex-
w Chancellor even Is tho Constantinople cor-
ta respondent of the London IiUu -Veus, who has
I'd confidential relations, not only with his own
T- embassy there, but with tho Russian
at as well. He telegraphed yesterday. In full. In
hi confirmation of Tnr. Sc.i'ulost despatch on the
"" subject, that "the most noteworthy feature of
M- Ibo pretent situation Is that tho Ambassadors
UJJ ro united among themselves as to the line of
conduct to be pursued. So far as they aro con
'J cerned tlio concert of Europe Is raoro completely
I" harmony than It has ever been. What they
trl ro discussing Is kept strictly among them
ur selvei. They havo neither secretary nor proto-
age collst at their meetings, and aro agreed that, for
the present at least, nothing shall bo told out
side their own circle. But they have noheslta.
,,f" In letting It be known that they nro work
t.t '" harmoniously together.
r, " It I' notorious that, on previous occasions,
; they have endeavored to bo In accord, but have
,1- not succeeded. But the statoment is now made
iua "er!oiisl)-thatnllaretnllneas to what they
,ut ,,u,'l t hardly to leave room for doubt. The
grnvity of t,o situation and tho absolute ne
u Cfltyof flnillng an actual and not merely nn
'Jj apparent nnd plausible solution havo Induced
the f'O Ambasnadorsor the powers they represent
ia4 b -n k all rhinor dlfforrnces nnd agreo to devise
en- tclii hip which can be enforced as well ns nc-
il cepini, 1 ho Ambassadors of Knglnnd, Frnnce,
'T "d ItiU'la. appaii'iitly, mean business, nud M.
i Si NillilulT llmls hlmtetf supported by tho repro-
y sentatues nf nil thn othor great powors.
ig. '"'he best nioof tliut tho powers nro agreed
. ut)0" somuthlng whloh Is not to be a moro slinm
Ior another papi-r reform Is tho perturbation
which tliupnst week has witnessed. Tho mis
slun nf the utile palace favorite, Irzet Hey. Is be
lie a to coiiM.i hi kceplnu the Ambassadors nt
M. I k'Ki rheails, nm u . rumored that his great
5; I fliu'iicuat Vlldl wlllccaso us soon as It be-
Sp coiniH manlfist that thn Ambasxadnrs cannot
t bnt ,,nu against niiother, But.ilurlnv tho pant
M. "tcf tho Ambassador hate been visited with
r tl.t-ubjcctof lmrnlng uhcther each one visited
5t C"uld not bu IndULed to see that tho separate
liituicats of thecuuntry ho roproseiits would bo
l- btstseitcil b) suppiirtlng Turkey.
ot 1 Nellduff Is rcDortnl to have given antwer
" l" "''h an inqulr) worthv uf the great empire
he reprcniiits M. Cambon and Hlr Philip Cur
rio hut each had similar slti, huU hao of
C'lrno in. t tliein with ontlro lojulty to tho
iv-Tteiucnt uiuong tho powers. Tho dopresslnn
-- 'f the I'nlacu rotrrle Is excellent evidence
5 ii at tho Turkish ruling party believes for once
5 "" "bo powers nre united and Inloiul to do
,ol " ''"'thlntr, w hlch means In this case to enforce
g l governaicnti nnd If tho Turkish alarm Is
,w " ll'led It means that tho powers have, bofore
'I ' " nuUtlng their sclinno of reforms, agreed
ri i,i thcinsolvcs as to the mtaus to bo om
yj I l" fr coorcloii, if coercion be necessary."
lliu Jdilli; Ari(S correspondent apparently be-
-a llim that tho schcruo of reforms lo bo forced
'own til(1 Sultan's throat Is not even lot com-
, Id My vottled nnd that tho plan of operations
a. itM ' "' followed In co coercion will havo to bs
applied Is not quite agreed upon. But the facts
are as stated here recently,
Nobody doubts that tho use of force by the
European powers would bo Immediately fol
lowed by nutl. Christian outbursts In various
parts of the Ottoman Kmplro; but the eenoral
opinion among those who know the Turkish
character well Is that matters would soon settle
down. Furthermore, It has been too hastily as
sumed that the Christians nre Inoapable
of taking care of themselves. It may bo con.
fldcntly expooicd that oven tho Arme
nians, who are not n naturatly warlike
race, would fight should they hear tho hour of
deliverance strike. But the Armenians, of
oourie, are not the only Christians In the Sul
tan's dominion. The Greeks have been reck
oned with, and that they are a formidable fac
tor may bo Judged from the fact that thcro are
4U0.000 of them In Constantinople alone. A
well-Informed correspondent opportunely re
minds us that these U reeks havo long been pre
pared for the possible eventuality of their turn
following that of the Armonlans. They are all
well armed and It Is their boast that every male
among them over 10earsof age Is an adept In
tho uso of edged weapons. Tho correspondent
"At tho time of the late Armenian massacre
the Ilcllentoeloment was fully prepared for an
attack, and persons who are welt able to form
an opinion have declared that had they been
molested they would havo mode a clean sweep
of tho cowardly, bloodthirsty Turkish rabble.
At Smyrna the Oreek elemeut Is so numerous
and powerful that In case of a popular Moslem
rising against the Christians, they would selre
and hold the city."
The English newspapers which, from time to
time, obtain much gratification and matter for
moralizing over tho police scandals In New
York, will probably glvo less pluy to their vlrtuo
on this subject now that one of the chief cities
In the British omplro has been found to be
tainted. On last Wednesday Mr. William Ban
nister, Superintendent of the Manchester po
llco force, was dismissed with Ignominy and
fined by a police- Magistrate for what Is eu
phemistically described on the charge sheet
as "neglect of duty." Tho man ought to
have been charged with pretty well every
crime possible for a trusted publlo offi
cer to commit, but there Is a consral
desire ln Manchester to keep tho scandal
within the narrowest bounds, as far as publicity
Is concerned, and so Bannister has been let oft
lightly, and other officers who ought to have
been in tho prisoners' dock with htm have es
caped with nothing more serious than a caution.
Tho main trouble was connected with disorder
ly houses, but Bannister not only levied black
mall upon wretohed women as a matter of
routine business but was actually part
owner of a disorderly house himself,
and tried to establish a monopoly for
that establishment In Its own particular
district by persistently raiding rival houses
within a specified radius. The keepers uf these
houses In other districts, who could not be re
garded as rivals In business, were regularly
warned when raids wcro contemplated, and. of
course, had to pay for the Information. Ban.
nlster was within nine months of completing
twentr-flvo years of service, which would have
entitled him to a pension of $1,000 a year, and
this, of course, ho has forfeited. But there Is
not the least doubt that he has made plenty of
money by his nefarious operations whloh will
enablo htm to live In comfort for the rest of
Immaculate Manchester Is In A state of much
virtuous Indignation over thejo disclosures, but
the feeling Is apparently not strong enough to
compel a searching lovcstlgntlun br an lm
partial body Into the whole question of the con
nectlon of the police with illegal practices.
Mr. Henry Labouchere In Truth and Editor
Palmer of the Yorkshlro I'm', an Influential
provincial Journal, call attention this week to
the subject, once moro referred to here, of brib
ing English newspapers by means nf advertise
ments Inserted ostensibly as news and by
payment for the Insertion of prospectuses ot
new companies on condition of their being
puffed moro or less directly. Neither crltlo Is
sufficiently severe upon this state of things
which Is fast sapping the Independence of the
press of this country. Both appear to think
that only third rato newspapers print these
things which Is far from being tho case.
New (papers with more than a local reputation,
such as tho London Time, the Morning l'o,
and tbo bally Irirfrnph habitually Insert per
sonal notices for payment which aro adver
tisements pure and simple, and not always In
spired by harmless vanity; and their example
is being very widely followed. But the chief
evil of tho system Is tho puffing of tho swind
ling concerns of company promoters and buck
etshop keepers. A glaring case In point was tho
advertisement of the British Motor bjndl
cate's Impudent schemo fur extracting
$13,000,000 from the pockets of slmpla
Investors for property that Is practically
worthless. The newspapers, from the limit
down to the smallest evening sheet In
a third-rato town, got this advertlsemont at
their own prices and Inserted It, two columns
long, with gratitude and Joy, although It bore
upon Its face tho full brand of dishonesty and
the 'hall mark of swindling promoters, which
every business man could plainly seo and un
derstand. Yet, with thrco or four honorable
exceptions, no newspaper criticised the lying
statements In tho prospectus, und much less
warned simple investors against Its dangers.
Tho Inherent rottenness of thu scheme Is suffi
ciently proved by tho fact that, dvsplto lavish
Advertising upon a scale almost unparalleled,
tho publlo subscribed, not millions, as It was
asked to do, but only n (evr poor thousnnds,
which came entirely from country people unac
quainted with tho wiles of stock exchange
sharks. Even those few thousands are now be
ing returned to thoso who sent them, the pro
moters not daring to go tonllotment upon them
In vlow of tho threats uf legal proceedings.
Concurrently with this bribing by ail vertlse
moiiU, tho custom of certain Journals, more
particularly of tho London financial news
papers, to charge for tho luscrtlon of reports of
publlo meetings of mining and Industrial com
panies lias spread largely, so that it Is now
almost Impossible even for the soundest concern
to obtain publicity for Its proceedings without
paying for it. The flnanclnl nowspnpors do not
care a rap whether n company Is honest or a
swlndlu, provided so many pounds a column are
paid for the report of meetings which, as often
as not, are compos ed merely of the sot en sharu.
holders which tho law says must bo present to
constitute n legal meeting, and these savcu may
he the actual promoters of the concern. The
other day uno of the leading financial nuws.
papers contained about fifty columns of reports
of company meetings, nnd It may ba safely esti
mated that the payment for theso reports ag.
T he Loudon Mock Exchnngo Commltteo again
discussed tho I. nil) Hampton rig this week, hut
though they talked for two houisno definite
result was arrived at. The situation has been
complicated by Broker btoneham falling to
substnutlnto curtain statements he laid before
the fcmrulttee. Nevertheless, they aro not
likely toac'iultscelnanyniraiigemerilby which
the Stock Kxchango will become nn arena for
rlgsund bear squeezes. The Interested parties
tn this rig bought more shares than really exist,
and this point will probably Influence tba com
mittue In their decision on next Thursday.
Mr. Lar Anderson, formorly Secretory of the
Embassy here, passed through London on
Christmas evo en route for bis post nt Home,
He Informed his friends that he was engaged to
Mlu Isabel Perklun of Boston, to whom rumor
credits thopossesslon of a fortune of $17,000,000,
Scotland Yard has been notified that the
Kentucky officials charged to take baok the
allogod murderer Piatt to Lexington, Ky sailed
on thoTeulonlo on Wednesday. Piatt, there,
fore, has been remanded to prison until next
TRIED TO BLOW UP WALLER
ahazino coxFnnaiox of a.
Clifton Ksorr, a JUchlah Graduate. Swears
That Lloyd Wlntereteea, Lawyer for
Ilia Father's Estate, nad lie Plottad the
larder of Wlatersteea's Adversary
How tha Attempt Was a Failure.
Bixjousnuno, Pa., Jan. 2. It has been many
a year slnco this town has had so profound a
sensation as was tho arrest the other day of
Clifton Knorr and Lloyd S. Wlnterstcen for the
attempt to blow up the house and family uf
the Hon, 'Levi E. Waller with dynamite.
The dynamiting occurred early on the morn
ing of Sept. 10, and a portion ot Mr. Waller's
house was torn away. It was evident that
dynamiters had Intended to kill Mr. Waller and
his family, for the explosive was placed directly
beneath the window of Mr. Waller's bedroom.
The explosion created Intense Indignation, and
a reward ot $1,000 was offered for tho arrest
nod conviction of the guilty parties. Floyd 8.
Wtnterstsen Is a leading member of the Co
lumbia county bar and President of the Blooms,
burg Manufacturing Company. He Is charged
with aiding and abetting young Clifton Knorr
In the attempt to destroy tha Waller family.
Mr. Wlutortteon's arret was brought about by
a confession made by Knorr, who was arrested
at Reading and brought to jail here. That con
fession was made under oath.
Levi Waller, the man who was made the tar
get of the dynamiters. It an ex-member
qt the Legislature from Columbia county.
He Is a brother of David J. Waller, ex
btate Superintendent of Publlo Instruction,
now principal of the State Normal School at
Indiana, Pa. Mrs. Waller Is the daughter of
the Hon. Charles R. Buckalew, ex-L'nlted States
Consul to Peru, exSlate Senator, and the can.
dldatofor Oovornor whom Hartrantt defeated.
Mr. and Mrs. Buckalew make their home with
Mr. and Mrs. Waller, but on the night of tho
explosion they had gono on a visit out ot town,
Mr. and Mrs. Waller were stunned tor nearly
half an hour after the explosion.
Clifton Knorr, tho joung man who has con
fessed to having fired the dinamlto nnd who
Implicates Lawyer Wlntersteen In the crime.
Is a son ot the late Col. bamuel Knorr, who
was ono of the most prominent attor
neys here, and one of the town's wealth
iest citizens. Wlntersteen nat the law
partner of Col. Knorr, and at the
Colonel's death was made executor ot tho es
tate. Clifton Knorr Is now 25 years of age. He
Is a graduate of Lehigh University, and a person
of pleasing appearand. He looks like anything
but the daugerous man that bis confession
shows him to have been.
Wlnterstcen. besides being President of the
Bloomsburg Manufacturing Company, la a di
rector tn the Keystono Foundry and Machine
Company, and a director In the Bloomsburg
Brats and Copper Works. His law practice Is
extensive, and lie nas been considered for tnanv
years as being among the town's most substan
Both Wlnteriteon and Knorr had a hearing
beforo Justice John M. Clark, and each was
held under S3. 000 ball fur trial. Wlntorsteen's
brother-in-law. E. B. Ilrower, became his surety.
Knorr left town on tho first train, and It Is be
lieved that ho has gone back to Reading, where
he has lived for threa years.
The confession of Knorr Is the story of the
crlms from beginning to end. Mr. Wlntersteen
denies most strenuously the charge against him
Ho declares that when an opportunity Is pre
sented he can establish his Innocence with ease.
Knorr's confession, as made under oath beforo
Justice Clark". Is In part as follows:
"In January. 1HIH), I met Mr. Wlntersteen
frequently.on which occasions bespoke of thu In
Jurv that was belnirdone by Mr. Levi Waller lie
said something ought to bn rtono to remove him.
He claimed that Mr- Waller was Injuring him
greatly In the equity suit of the Samuel Knorr
estnte against the Bloomsburg Iron Com
pany. 1 met Mr. Wlntersteen again In
June at his office. He acain expressed
his antipathy against Mr. Waller, and atld
something must be done shortly to cause Mr.
Waller lo vacate the equity suit. The subject
of blowing him up was brought up nnd
briefly discussed. Ho said he would get
somebody tn do it. He told me where
I could obtain the dyuamlto. and prom
ised me S3.mil) at the conclusion of the
equity suit, and several hundred dollars Imme
diately after tho scheme against Mr. Waller
was carried out. Mr. Wlntersteen proposed tu
obtain the dynamite from Armstrong's cjunrry
nn Welch Hill, about half a mile above town.
He said the tool houso contained dynamite,
"I went tnget thedynamlto In June. IKOfl. I
found the tool houso and got the dynamite. I
took It down to our houso and placed It under
the sidewalk: also fu-o and cans. The day
after I got It I went up to Wfntersleon's office
and told him that I got the dynamite. Hn gavo
me $10 and told me to leave town, I wns to
return at some future tlmi- tn set off tho charge
at Mr. Waller's honse. I left town and went to
" Prior to tho explosion I met Mr. Wlntersteen
at Wtlxesbarre. This was on rept. I) last. He
wrote me a letter Inclosing $10 to pay expenses
and directed me to meet him at Wtlkesbarru. I
met htm on the evening of Sept. 0. I registered
as A. (I. Harding of Alientown, Pa. Mr. Wln
tersteen registered his own name.
"Next morning Wlntersteen gave ma 810 and
arrangements were made to pull off the charge
of dynamlto that night, Wlntersteen said ho
would be prepared to prove an alibi. After
breakfast wo had several drinks lo tbu barroom
and Wlntersteen advised me tn get a pint of
whiskey and take It along. Mr. Wlntersteen
said he hoped it would go off that night, anil
raid he hoped It would blow him to hell. I got
"1 left Wllkesbarre on the Pennsylvania
train, leaving tbo train at Eepv ferry, two miles
above Bloomsburg. I then walked leisurely
down the railroad from there tn East lllnuras
burg, arriving there about 0 o'clock I. M. I
entered Bloomsburg and wsnt to my home tn
si whether the dynnmltu I had hid under the
sidewalk was still there,
"I didn't know an thing about using dyna
mite, but Mr. Wlntersteen had told me to place
tho capon the end of the fuse and then tlo the
combination around the dynamite. I atrnlled
around town until nearly ll o'clock, when I re
tnrnedto the house anil atnyrd In the rear of the
lot until la o'clock-, after which I took another
walk, returning nbout 1 o'clock.
"1 then got the diuamlle nnd took It to the
front of Mr. Waller's house. I lit the funo and
ran up the alley nbout two squares, when
I heard tha explosion of tho rap.
When I heard the report and knew that
only the cap had exploded. I returned to Mr.
Waller's house.took tho dynamite off tho porch
and carried It hack to tho lot again, hiding It
under the board pile.
"I then stopped to think for awhile, after
which I went up to the Amstrong quarry for
nmre dynamite, I torn off a board from tho
side of the tool house, got Inside and look six
plccosof dynamite and a plocoof fuse. I tied
them In a handkerchief after fixing It as I had
the other lot.
"1 took the dynamite, placed It on Mr. Wal
ler's porch, fired the fu-u and ran out tha
tmo alley that I had previously gone.
I got to Seventh street when 1 heard
tho oi)lolon. I then escaped. I got to
lleudlng at H::iO o'clock. I gut soveral loiters
from Mr. WlnterBteen nftorwnrd. 'lhey were
addrcssnd to Miss Manm Wilson, 710 Cherry
street, Reading. Miss Wilson wns supposed to
bo Mr, (last, with whom I boarded.
" I saw Mr. Wlntersteen on tho following
Monday morning In Reudlng at tho Cherry
street houe. We had very little rnnver-atlnn
In the presenco of anybody. He did say.
In tho presence of Mrs (last, that he was
'being watched for what happened In Blooms
burg.' Ho told me that little Injury had been
dnneby theexpln-lnn; that It didn't amount to
much, but that detectlvos had been planed on
thoca.e. Ho ndvUul mn toliaeIttadlnir.ini
medlati lv. as 1 might be cnuirht. He said they
nuspeoteil him. He gnvi- mo S10 nnd tnld mo tn
leave town Immediately, llu suid hn would
send mo money from tlinu tn tlmo If I wanted It.
" I next saw Mr. Wlnti rstcon nt the house on
Cherry street In Heading In October lift snld
ho expected to bo arrested for thn explosion,
hut lie was prepared for It, He advised me to
lfiio Heading, and suid if anything should
happen to me, I should say nothing. He
said I should go nnywboie. only so that I
went. Hegaiemo$!0, Ho saw mn afterward
and gave me 20 to gel away with, I heard him
tell Mrs. Snlllo (last that If an) body asked fur
mo sho was to say that sho had not seen me for
a year, lie dltscted her that. If anything hap.
pencil, sneshfjlld swear that I was at hor houso
the night nf tlrl explosion,"
Mrs. Halllo fiast, the woman with whom
Knorr lived nt Heading, gavo corroborative tes
timony nt tho bearing.
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Coast tine, reaching Jacksonville following af tsrnnon
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J . ... ,
Till! OVT.T OF SICKLINESS.
Mr. Araold Whit Os Itrltlak PUyaleat
ffjxefaf Califs rvspafen lo Tilt Sex.
Lonoov, Jan. 2. Ono of the many projects
put forward for celebrating Queen Victoria's
record reign this year hat been tho ex
tension of nursing homes for poor peo
ple. This suggestion has made considera
ble financial headway under the amlablo
guldsnceof thetlukoof Westminster, but tho
great promised success Is now threatened by
vigorous denunciation from Mr. Arnold Whlto,
philanthropist and philosopher, who declares
that tho schemo Is one that will directly con
duce to the multiplication of the unfit. He
makes It clear that ho Is not avcrso to nursing
homes Indeed, ho means to support tho scheme
but he at the tamo time demands that there
shall be an Investigation Into tho national man
ufacture of Invalids and tho conditions undor
which Incurables are multiplied and tainted
lives are enabled to roproduce their kind. He
"What Is aimed at Is not the murder or nog
lect of the sufferers who havo entered the
world, but to obtain partial control over the
supply otsuffartng. The marked Improvement
In the physique of the French and Oerman
peoplo since their adoption ot a compulsory
military service la so remarkablo that even the
English hospital authorities might well ponder
over the deterioration of fibre among certain
classes of their own country. Thirty years ago
the French wore regarded as monkeys or satyrs.
Now they nro men. Tho Frenoh soldiers ot
1 H00 are vastly superior to their fathersof 1H70.
Foreign generals note tha contrast between tho
physical renaissance of the Continental nations
and tho Fool's Paradise In which England
baskt. Our separate caste of fighting men, our
oult of sickliness and worship of weakness, our
heedless conversion of the rural population Into
paatv-faced townsmen, and our cheerful de
pendence on the food produced by healthy races
and possible enemies, are matters that aro
watobed abroad with delighted surprise."
ASOTltEll FAKK JfAJOtllNO.
Aa A-teat of the New .Innrnllam Trying:
to Lataacb m Sjaliible Lie,
The exponent of tho "new Journalism" In
this city, which print fako stories for news
nnd then boast loudly about their enterprise,
seem to be upon the pdnt of making another
notable achievement In that line. It will bo
remembered that only a few weeks ago tbey
startled thetown-r thought they did with
a story about a stolen diamond necklace which
was Dually found by a pluinbor ln a Water
street tenement and restored to the Jeweller
who "stood" for the story. The plumber who
was named unfortunately refused to carry
out the part of the deception which he sras ex
pected to. and tha new spacers which printed
tho story became laughing stocks for tho
It has come to light that w Ithln a few days
eome more entorprlslng representatives of the
new Journalism havo been attempting to
"plant" a freh story of some a hat tho same
kind, and If they had su:ceeded the story was
to b.' printed to-day. This time the theme was
lo be tho wonderfully lucky dtsco orj III some
out-of.the-wny place ln this city cf a painting
by ono of the old masters, which had been
mysteriously spirited away or stolen from Its
rightful ownero years ago. In order that
tliero mlshtbe no quostlon raised as to the
truth of this story, tho reputable firm of
WllUoru 6oLaus In Fifth avAvne was choren
as the house which vM tu "stand" for the
most Important part of the tarn.
A lew dais ngu a surueu appearing vnunc
man went Into rchaus'a storo and Introduce I
himself to Herman r-thaii as a reporter for
same sort of a prrs nsvHlatlon.
"We havo a great n-brm for you." he de
clared, "which will give jou a lot nf free ad
vertising without your htvlng to do a thing
but Just say tint the story wo will send nut Is
true. It's this way. We are going to sav
that a famous picture by one of tho old mas
ters, which was stolen long ago, has JustUtcu
found In this t-ity. Ihe wuv ll was found
was that ono of Ihe members of our firm, hap
pening tit puss by nn obscure llttte shop, taw
In 'he window a photograph which ho knev
at once must have been made from the origi
nal picture. Then he goes In nnd -"
Hern the tinrrutlve was Interrupted, Augus
tas W, Cnnnvrr. Mr. Schnus's partner, had
overheard I' r latter part cf the story.
"Young mn." he raid, "do )nu want to get
nut of this sioru with nil lour bones whole
If you do, )i)U bad better goarouca and Inn
Thero was a glitter In Mr. Conovrr's OPS
whloh wnrnitl the fake "planter," and liu went
out In a hurry. Perhaps ho found smno ono to
lather tho story which he was telling.
T.ISKlt HUH CO.lSTEtt.
Collision of the Ntrnrashlun Hindoo aad
C'reolo llown the liny.
The Wilson line stoamer Hindoo, which left
her dock nt Brooklyn for Hull at fl -A0 yesterday
afternoon, was In collision with the Cromwell
line steamer C'reolo nt the entrance tn tho main
shlpchaunel at 3:10 o'clock lust evening. Both
steamers wure bound out. The Hindoo, being n
heavily Udon cargo ship, was moving slowly
when the C'reolo overtook her and passed her to
The Croolo blew two whistles and put her
holm hard a-starboard, Intending to take the
Swash Channel tu sna, Sho did not allow room
enough tu the Hindoo to clear, nnd although the
Hindoo's engines wero reversed at full speed,
her stem struck tho Creole almost amidships on
the port side, and her nnchor caught In the rails
and davits of tho Creole, carrying them away.
Tho accident, according to the people on the
Hindoo, seemed to he the result of nn error of
Judgment on tho part of the officer In charge nf
thn Creole. The Hindoo was In charge, of l'llol
Edward Brown. Ho elates that hn blew threo
whistles as sunn us the Creole signalled, to sliuw
that the Hindoo was going astern, but that both
vessels had ton much momentum.
Thn Hindoo Is k'rU.Ing forward, but only In
thu foropeak. The Croolo went to anchor In thu
lower bay arter thn collision and thu Hindoo
returned tn Quarantine.
The Creole Is a new ship. Blin orrlved at her
dork on Dec. t!N. after her first trip lo Now
Orleans, nn which sho developed a speed
of 14H knots. Sho was hollt at Newport
News, and Is of fl.NOlgross and 'J.'M'l tons pet,
She Is !i"3 feet long, -14 feet hoam, and tii! feet
draught. She has water-tight bulkheads nnd
cellular bottom. Sho has accommodations fur
70 saloon passengers and 130 In the second
cabin. Capt. I, V. (lager Is her commander and
W. II. Leavy her chief engineer. Capt, Douglas
Is the master of the Hindoo.
tiiv i.oitn nvrrunut omnnur.
A nrltlslt llurk r.lchty.Hevrn Diivs Out
from Montevideo lor This 1'ort.
The British bark Lord DulTerln Is consider
ably overdua at this port, but no alarm Is felt
In mnrltlmo circles over her non-arrival. She
eallid from Montevideo. Uruguay, on Oct. 7.
(lonorally tho voyago from Montevideo tn New
York consumes from fifty to seventy days. The
Lord llullerln has now been out eighty-seven
duys. '1 Ills Is hor second voago. Tho fact that
she Is 111 ballast would account for some of tho
delay. , ,
'llm Lancaster Castle, also a British vecsol,
sailed from Montevideo tho saino nay ns tho
Loid Dufforln. nnd nrrlvod hero In flftv-nno
days. She was thought to bo a "lower vessel
than thn other. Thu agont of tho Ilufferln Is
.Inhn It, I.lvormnorof s.'u Denver street, and shu
Is chartered by Henry W . Penbndy &i Co. of BB
New street, Tlioy tnld that they would not feel
uneasy about her until she had been out over
Ths Lord Ilufferln was built last year at Bel.
fast and is of 2,330 tons.
Lanrler Decline to lis Unlabted.
Ottawa, Jan. 2. Premier Laurler on New
Year's Day declined the distinction of knight
hood whloh was offered him by Queen Victoria.
The late Alexander Mackenzie, who was Premier
of the Dominion from 1873 to 1H7H, as well as
Mr. Edward Blake, declined similar honors,
being, like Mr. Laurler, ot strongly Democratlo
Jleafn the New Year Blabt
ny curing your oougu or oold la twenty fesr hours
with UlkerTi j.lpvwra. id
r' V s . . i
COMMODORE LOST AT SEA.
Tun Fizinvarvn does uoir.v mm
JlJUl CAIIOO-AIjT. UAXIiS BAYBU.
After BelaB Palled On the Dar Near Jack,
aoavliln rihe TJeaaalto Leak Pumps
Wouldn't Work and Hhe la m Total Loss
The Crew Got Ashore la the Hoots,
JACKSONVir.i.r, Flo., Jan. 2. The filibuster
steamer Commodore, which has landod success
fully In Cuba teveral large consignments of
nrms nnd munitions nf war for the patriots, hat
gone to the bottom tu-dny off Mosquito Inlet,
on the east coast of Florida.
The Commodore left Jacksonville on Thurs
day night, having been regularly cleared by the
Customs authorities to carry a cargo ot arms
and ammunition to tho port of Nuevltas, Cuba,
Yesterday she was found stuck In the mud
three mites below the city, Hhe was pulled off
tho shoal by thu United States Revenue Cutter
Boutwell, which conveyed her safely across St.
This morning tho Cuban element In Jackson
ville wero dumfounded at receiving the news
that the Commodore had sunk nbout eighteen
miles off Mosqallo Inlet. The telegraph wires
wero at once put Into requisition, nnd It was
found that the report of tho calamity was only
It seems that tho Commodore was overloaded
at the f tart, mainly with ooal, and that she
came ntar capsizing while crossing St. John's
Yesterday Capt. Murphy was astounded to
discover the hold full of water. He Immediately
set tho crew to work balling with buckets and
started up thu steam pumps, but to no purpose.
Tho water rapidly gainod and finally extin
guished the fires while tho vessel was yet a long
distance from the shore. It was then Impera
tive that the men should take to tha boats,
which they did, leaving the Ill-fated Commo
dore to her doom,
Tho Commodore's papers show that Capt.
Edward Murphy Is master of the vessol, and
that Frank P. Grain Is first mate; Felix de Los
Rlos, second mate; James Redding, chief en
gineer; Ed B. Rltter, assistant engineer.
The crew Is as follows: Franco Blanco, C.
B. Montgomery, Paul K. F. Rnjo. Julio
Hodbar, Ramon Hernandez, J, Hernandez,
William Higglns, Jo. 6 Fernandez, Murray
Nobles, Manuel (lonzalcs, Miguel Fernandez,
Jose Alvarez, BucnafestutaBlngy, Emello Mar
quis, Joseph Dehar.cy, (Iravler Marhury,
Modesto Leon, Santiago Diaz, Luis Surra, P. I).
Pcrncrcousl, W. A. O. Smith. R. A. Delgado,
and Stephen Crane,
The first boat to land was one containing Del
gado, Paul Rojo, Franco Blanco, and nlna
others, who reached New Smyrna In safety this
morning, and Immediately wired to Jacksonville
requesting the despatch of the Threo Friends to
assist the Commodore, which they hoped might
still be afloat. The owners of the Three Friends
here wired to the Secretary of the Treasury
asking permission to send their boat to the res
cue, but received no reply up to 10 o'clock tonight.
Lator In tbo day another tolegram was re
ceived stating that Capt. Murphy, with Stophen
Crane and fourtoen other men, who bad taken
to the other boat, had landed safely at Ormond,
twenty miles above New Smyrna, and that the
Commodore was a total loss.
This Information, which It incontrorortable,
has greatly disheartened the Cubans ln this
city, who had hoped great things for their'
causo from the result of this expedition.
The point at which the Commodore went down
is said to he about fifteen miles off the coast of
Florida, approximately 100 miles below the St,
Thero seems to have been no difficulty In
saving the lives of all on board. It is said that
Capt. Murphy had been warned by river men
before leaving Jacksonville that the Commo
dore could not stand the heavy cargo of coal
with which she had been loaded, being old and
constructed of wood, but that ho paid no atten
tion tothese wnrnlngs. There uruvaguo rumors
atlo.it of treachery, but these can bo traced to
no substantial foundation.
OVK .VJ IT TO AID AIM7.V.
The Newnrk, Itftlpliln, nnd Vesuvine to lie
Used to L'utcb Filibusters.
W vsmimiton, Jan. 2. Increased vigilance In
tba filibuster patrol along the Florida coast Is
to bo exhibited by the Government, nnd no
effort Is to bu spared to prevent the violation of
neutrality. Nut only hnve orders for tlio return
north of the cruder New ark at Koy West been
countermanded, but orders havo been Issued for
the despatch Imat Dolphin, heretofore utilized
wholly as nn Executive yacht, to proceod to the
Florida coast at anco, and sho Is oxpected to
leave the Washington Navy Yard to-night for
her new duty. As soon as she can bu made
ready tho dnamlte gunboat Vesuvius will be
sent to supplement tho naval and roveuuo
cutter force, nud If necessary the torpedo boats
Cushlng and Ericsson will speedily follow them.
All these vessels are admirably adaptable for
the work, particularly tho torpedo vessels,
which can outer all the lagoons and cruise
among the keys.
Commander Richardson Clover has spent the
past week at thu Navy Dopurtmont studying
the latest charts of tha coast to find Just what
Inlets ho can safely enter with the Dolphin,
which draws only UW feet and j et possesses a
speed ot over 15 knots. Sho Is well armed with
a main battery of two four-Inch rapid lire rifles,
besidos a secondary complement of two six
pounder rapid fires, two 47-mllllmetro Hotch
kiss, and two (Jailing machine guns.
The orders which were Issued by the depart
ment scvernl days ago, to put the Vesuvius Into
commission at tho League Island Navy Yard nn
the l'.'th Inst., with Lieutenant-Commander
John E. Plllsbury ot tho War Collego In com
mand, contemplated the I turned Into despatch
of that vessel to Florida. She has nearly twenty-two
knots speed, and could easily overhaul
any filibuster. Tho threo d)niiiultu guns with
which sho was originally armed has beon re.
moved. Hor armament now consists of thrco
,1-pounder rapld-llro rlllcs and a number of
machino guns. Shu Is expected to report at Key
West about Jan. 13, Tho Dolphin nhuuld reach
Jacksonville un .Monday.
Nn more revenue cutters nro nvallablo for
servlco In connection with maintaining the
neutrality and ua Igatlon laws. Tho Toward,
tho McLean, and tho Winona aro stationed
along tha Florida coast from Tampa on tho
west tn Cnpe Floridi. on tho east. The Boutwell
at Jacksonville, the Colfax at Charleston, and
tho Morrill at Wilmington are also assigned to
that duty. Five other cutters stationed along
the Atlautia coast are required fur w In tor patrol
FianTixo ix Ktar cutia.
f.en. Hoick lleelnree That the Insurgent
Couldn't rJlap HI Progress.
Havana, Jan. 2. (Jen. Boacb, with bis col
umn, has arrived nt (lulsa. In the province of
bantlago do Cuba, successfully surmounting the
obstacles which tho strongly Intrenched Insur
gents placed In bis way. Tho column had en
gagoments with the Insurgents at I.oma Piedra
and Manzanlllo, dislodging the enemy from
thulr position and forcing them to retire, leav
ing many dead on the field. (Jen. Bosch's loss
wns one Major, ono Captain, two Lieutenants,
and a turgeon wounded aud three privates
killed and twenty-nine wounded.
In other encounters reported from several
provinces forty-one Insurgents were killed and
a large number were wounded aud taken
To Southern llenort.
Morlda Fast Line. Atlantic: Coast I Ins. and Plant
System, via Washington, lUchruond, Chsrletien, VdV
and 201 U.utttinsy, lew Vgrk.-uuw,
wr.Ti.vif a two evicts.
More Device to Hake Lire Intolerable la
the Country Illatrlet.
Havana, Jan. 2. Gen. Weylor has Issued
from his camp at Bayete two edicts bearing date
of yesterday. One of them prohibits the stor
age or sale ot hardware, saddlery, clothing, pro
visions, or medicines In unfortified towns.
It also absolutely prohibits the removal ot
such goods from tho towns In tho provlncosof
Pinardel Rio, Havana and Matanzat without a
It is ordered that eight days after the date of
the edict all stores In unprotected vlllsgos and
bamlots must bo closed and their goods re
moved to stronger places. This applies also to
tores on unfortified sugar estates In tho
provinces of Santo Clara, Puerto Principe, and
Santiago de Cuba. Those persons who vlulato
tho edict will bo considered Insurgent sym
pathizers and will be tried ns sucb.
The other edict orders the formation of zones
of cultivation around the towns, and allots for
the cultivation ot vegotubles, Ac, a pleco of
ground freo ot coargo to each family concen
trated tn the towns under previous edicts.
Theso persons wilt be allowed to hold tho land
free of all charges for six months after the In
surrection shall have been suppressed. An ex
ception Is made, however, in tbe rase of thoso
families which have a brother or husband In
the lnsurgont ranks. To theso no land will be
It Is reported that tbo Insurgent leader Jose
Maria Agulrre hasdlod from pneumonia
An engagement has taken place at Ulanqulznl,
province of Plnar del Rio, between a patriot
party and a detachment of Spanish troops.
The Insurgent) were defeated after losing
twenty of their number killed. Four Insurgents
were captured. Tho Spanish loss was a Major, a
Lieutenant, ana two priv ates seriously w ounded.
TUltKK FRIENDS 1'AltTT Jl EH CUED.
Taken On No Name Key r the Dauntless
Heme of Them llelplens,
jArKBONViu.r, Jan. 2. W. A. Blsbee, owner
of tho Dauntless, received the following to-day
from No Name Key, where the Three Friends
expedition was stranded:
" The Dauntless rescued a large body of men
and ftcaigo from No Namo Koy. Many of tbo
men were ln a helpless condition. The Daunt
less will wait and meet the Commodore nnd de
liver tbe men and cargo to her. Will report as
per signals seen at Miami and will return as
soon as we meat tbe Commodore, probably Fri
This confirms the reports recolved from Key
West on Friday nlgbt, stating that tbo Daunt
less was anchored oft No Name Key on Friday
afternoon, taking on men and cargo.
The Cubans hero are very much concerned
over tho report that many of the men are in a
helpless condition. It Is not believed that anr
of them wero wounded when fired upon by
tbe Spanish patrol boat oft tbe Cuban coast, but
that their condition Is tho result of exposure on
No Namo Key. The key Is a deserted Island,
and the men navo hat no protection from the
weather for the last ten days.
cituaov's isi.AXD all diout.
Cnl. Hlocum Hay the Disappearance Htorj
Warn m Drunkea Hktpper' I'Mra,
Sax FiiA.icinco. Jan. 2,-Capt, Slocum, the
American skipper who Is voyaging around tbe
world alone In a small yawl, tells of his visit to
Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernandez, off
the coast of Chill, on bis way across the Paclfta.
At Valparaiso he bad heard the reports that the
Island had disappeared, but be found It all
right, Ho snld there were thirty-five families
on tbe Itland, prosperous and happy, Robinson
Crusoe's cave was still Intact.
Caor. Slocum said that the reports of the dis
appearance of the Island originated with a
Chilian skipper who had been sent to the Island
with a cargo or supplies for the Inhabitants
there. Among tbe supplies was an assortment
of spirits, and the skipper freoly helped him
self. The result was that from the moment
the vessel left Valparaiso he could not be sob
ered up long enough to toko an observation of
the sun and determine the position ot tho ship
und the course that should he taken to reach the
Islands. Noneot tbecrew except tho drunken
skipper understood navigation. After sailing
about for several days In the spot where he
thought the Islands should lie, he turned tho
bow ot his vestel toward the east, and picking up
some landmarks along the coast, found his way
back to port. Thedrunken skipper, for an ex
cuse for I he failure of bis voyage, said that tha
islands had disappeared nut of sltfht.
AUHBI.'S OIFT TO ItCIKXCE.
Prises for the (.reacts! Discoveries la
Physic. Chemistry, nnd Medicine.
Stockholm, Jan. i It Is stated that under
the terms of his will the property left by Al
fred Nobel, the Swedish engineer and chemist,
for a fund for the advancement of science will
be realized upon, and the Interect nn the money
will be divided equally Into five prizes, to be
Threo of tho prizes w ill be for the greatest dis
covery In physics, the greatest discovery In
chemistry, and the greatest discovery In physi
ology or medicine, Tho fourth prize will bo for
thn most notable literary contribution on phy
siology or medlolne, and the fifth for tho great
est achievement for the promotion of pcuco.
The comixjtltlon for these prizes will be open
to tho world. It is estimated that the fund will
amount to nearly $10,000,000.
FHEE ItATlia FOIC THE FOPS.
Hut Clov. l.rady Draw tbe Line at Florida
Water and Turklah lowrls,
Toitka. Knn Jao. S.-dor.-elect Leedy And
his associates Intend to disprove tho assertion
that the Populist party Is opposed to the bath.
The lino baths In the State Houso are to be used
by all subordinates and assistants. Under Re
publican rulo only State officers wero permitted
torovol In this luxury.
If (Jov. Leedy's granger constituent calls and
Is In need uf a bath, ho will receive the courtesy,
but the flesh powder, Florida water, cologns
and Turkish towels, which have made the Kan
as Stuto Houso baths famous, will bedlscardcd.
Oov. Leedy Is opposed to the things. He evon
draws thu line at scouted suap.
SMITH OIllLS MAIL STOLEN.
Mosey Euelosed for Theatre Ticket Did
Not Hencli Mrs. Ileal,
Smith College Is n sufferer to a small extent
from the pilfering of the malls that has been
so frequently reported lately. A number of
letters sent from different parts ut the coun
try tn Mrs. Albert S. Best, IS West 121st street,
and containing money In payment for tickets to
the performance of "A Midsummer Night's
Dream." given here yesterday bytho alumuiiiuf
'115, did nut reach Mrs. Best, Out nf $30 or more
known tn havo been sent In cash, nine or ton
dollars nro missing.
It had been publicly announced that money
for tickets should ho sent tn Mrs. Best at that
address, and tho lnss nf the monet Is ntti Ibuted
tu some one's profitable observation ut that advertlsemont.
Mr. lilts Invited to Canton,
Tho Hon. Cornelius N. Bliss, Treasurer of the
Republican Nutlonal Committee, and most
prominently mentioned as Mr. McKlnley's
Secretary of the Navj.has been requested to
visit Mr. McKlnloy at Canton.
Hist Fir at Ni.livlllr.
Nasiiviixk, Term,, Jan, ;i. -Fire started at
midnight and the publlo square Is doomed.
The entire Fire Department Is nut, hut cau do
nothing on account of thu high wind, t.
E. t W.
YVtsamea, r Wlnamao.
A us w collar. At.
PUGILIST DUFFY MAY DIE. I
FALLS VXCOXSCIOVS AFTEtl A ItOXTT 'W
A T 111V nnoA DWAX A. c. ii ..
Oaorste Justice, III Opponent. Ref.ree A)
Itoehe, aad Manager U'lTourke or tha -WW
t'luh Arretd-Dnrr Hald ta De H offer. 'Vl
Inn from a Tluptured Artery In the Ilrnln. ll
What may prove to be a fatal glov "outea, i Ji
took placolnthe arena of the Brondt-r-y A a Jit
last night. James Duffy, 20 years old, of Bos. Jj
ton, after engaging In a ten-round bout with ,jj?
(leurgo Justice, Itf years old, of 271 William, .jjjft
street, this city, and as he was leaving the ring, 81
became unconscious, and was carried by nil 3jf
seconds to the dressing room. iin
As Duffy had not been knocked out, and had 'JB
not beon sent to tbo floor once during the bout. '" Jfj
the spectators did hot believe that ho was sex ill
rlously Injured, and his friends thought that his fj
collapse wasduo to a tainting sh1I prompted by v H
lack uf training. R
Acting Inspector Allaire, Acting Captain t S
Oroo. nnd Sergeant Albertsun of tho Mcrcor Iff
street station accompanied Duffy to hlsilresslnn stU
room, ana a call for a ph vlclun brought Dr. It. jfc j
P. Milelbsck of 2,12 East Tenth street and an- ;j9fi
other doctor, who worked over the unconscious jJB
pugilist for a short tlmo. ifl
Blood wns flowing from hi enrs and lis &
seemed to be In such a bad way that an amlin- 'M
lance from St. Vincent's Hospital was sent fur. M
When Duffy reached tho huspltnl tlio surgeons j
raid ho was suffering from a ruptured nrtcri nf W
tho brain and might nut recover. H
The police Immediately put George Justice ,w
under arrest nfil locked htm up In tho Mer'er Atm
streot station. Capt. (Iron alio ordered III HMl
arrest ot the referee. Richard Itoehe, 30 W
years old. ot 418 Lexington avenue, who l
was locked up. too, Tom O'ltnurkr. the man iff
agerof the Broadway A. C, was arreted after UR
he bad settled up the business at the clubhouse. S
The charge preferred again, t tha men wni -jB
that of being "suspicious person-." UI,t as a ,Bfj
obarge of manslaughter might hive to lis .-
brought later, lhey could not be balled except Simt
by a Magistrate. Frlonds were, nt n late hour .,
last night, hunting for bnnd.mrn. 'J
The bout In which tho Injury to Duffy wns In- jUR
dieted was the first put on. The show drew i'ffi
nbout 2.000 spectators. Dully and Justlco were 'BS
matched tn box ten lonnds at UN pounds. B I
Duffy, who appeared lo lie clever, was thn mi
aggressor from the first sound nf thn bell, Hn fl?'
had a good left hand ami worked It hard upon fir;
the face and neck. His -Ight he suit to the mat
short ribs and had nn trouble In landing ll. K
Justice defended upon a straight left, hut ha KM
did too much running In Ihe first two rounds. HL
In the third, fourth, and fifth rounds it was K
abont even up. Duffy did some rushing In thn HT
sixth round, and got In both hands on thn head u.
and bodv, but In the seventh round Justice W
evened matters with a gnod rally. 7m
It was in tho eighth round that Duffy showed Lf
signs nf weakness. Justice cut loose, nnd they m" V
mixed It up warmly. Justice finally landed a Ml
heavy right-hand swing on the neck, and tha KP
Boston man was groggy. ",
In the ninth round Justice ngaln sail-! In K
with heavy swings nn the neck and Jaw. Duffy
being apparently very tired w hen the bell rang. K
The lnt rnnnd was in favor of Justice. lerW
although Duffy responded strongly and Wx'
was far from being badly beaten. In fact, when : I
the hell rang and the battle ended, he shook Ex ,
hands with Justice and then walked to his K i
corner to take his chair. While waiting for the nf 1
decision nf the referee. Duffy appeared to be all ft i
right, and was seen tn talk with his seconds. fm t.
When the referee dcclnred that Jostlee had kBt
won there wero mlntird cheers and hl.ses. for w
many scorned tn think that tho contest should 'oE !
have been declared a draw. K ,
Duffy got up unassisted, and then for the first H i
time it was noticed that he was weak. As ha if t
stepped through the ropes he fell forward, "?K '
hi seconds catching him In their arms. II "Jp ;
was lifted up bodily and carried to a room , I
where the fighters make their preparations to ( J
fioon. Nobody hail any Idea that Duffy was K I
lurt. and as nn rumor of his condition reached K '
the crowd In tbe building the other bouts fol- i
Thn second "co." also of ten rounds, th
weight being 110 pounds, was between Jimmy UT 1
Tully and Frank McSpeddon. both nfthlscltr. W ,
The ooys wercjsllft punchers, and fer six rounds Wf i
foucht fast nnd constantly, with tbe honors Wt ;
slightly In McSpcdrlnn's favor. K
In the seventh round McSpeddon used his left B. Y
sn well that Tullv's nose began tn bleed, but In , '
Ihe eighth round Tully rollled and kept uu his Ik
offensive tactics until Mcbpeddon landed a V'-
rnrklng right on the Jaw and a series of lefts on b
thn nose nnd month. m"
The last two rounds were about even, and. In B,
spite of Mcpeddon's advantage In the early K. i
rounds, the referee declared the contest n draw. m-
Bltly Welch, the" Little John L ." nnd Andy B. .
Ctinto. both of this eltv. provided the ililr I .
bout, ten rounds at rtl-nut 123 pounds. Welrli V
opened with a regular football rush, lint Wts
Cunen rotponded sn strongly that the "LlMIn M,
.lohn I-" lt up nfirr n fw seconds IJ?
and lhey sparred until thn bell sounded. Cum-i K
waited until shortly hefnrn the sernnd round IK
ended bnfnro punching Welch tn a f tandstlll. w '
In the third round Cunco madn a punching m
bag out or hit opponent, and appeared to la H, .
such a sure winner that Acting Inspector Pj
Allaire nntlfled the referee tn stnp the bom, ,
which was dune. Cuneo received the decision. (Ej '
Thn tlmeot the round was 2 minutes and III wh
seionds. ; :
The lasfiio" was between middle-weights. Oki
the principals lng (St-nren Clare- nf l.nng m
Island Cltv and .llm "-kellynf Providence. They jE' '
were scheduled tn box ten rounds at 134 Sa fl
pounds. This was a light from the start Skellv EL I
wns the aggressor until Clare caught him nn JftJI
thn Jaw-with a right. Then I lam ruhei. nnd &W ;
with a heavy body pui.rh he doubled the B-
Prnvldence tnAn up. He follnwed thl with ,H
more body blows and a couple nf hard one. nn 'm
the Jaw. until kelly was helpless. W'lihflie Jt' '
seconds left In the first round the rnferen Inter- HP y
fered and declared Clare In be the "vlnner W-
It Is said that As-emblyman Hnrtnn, who Hf' ',,
framed thn Horlon llnxlng law. which legalism Ki ,
glnve contots In this state, was a pert atnr. Hyf 'J
Dr. I', II. Bryant and Dr. Stewart nf St. Vln- '?
rent's began nn operation nn DnlT at midnight. wV. 9
They dn nnt think that the cerebral hemnr. .jus;
rhngn from which he I suffering was camcil by ft-
a blow. Thei are of the opinion, however, that VX
ho cannot recov er. ; ri
M'MAXUS FOVXD ASD LOST S. i
The Ml.slnR Pollermnn Iner n .Night h j
with 111 Hlnrvlnp; Fatally. A; J
Policeman Michael J. MoManus of the Oak K J
street station, who deserted his wlfo and four Cr j
small children ou Dec. 20, returned home yis- h )
torday morning. About half past 2 o'clock lis l
lumbered up the stairs of the tenement at 417 c, 7
East Seventeenth street, and pushed open th K I
door on tbe third floor. M
" Oood mornln', Mrs. McMnuus," said he. j?-
"And an early mornln It Is," replied she, Js;
"Might I ask wnat you mean by runnln' away S. j
aud lcavln'your wife and four little ones to jf
starve, ami nnt glvln' me n cent to buy vltuelt AjtSi
w Ith I Where hnvo you been '" hf J
"And tellln' vou," snld he, "you would be aa V) I
vvlso as mvself." $(-
About 10 o'clock yesterday forenoon, as he ift
was leaving tho house, .Mrs. .MoManus called out liH'
to him i "And when mlgnt you becomlu' home
again. Mlkor" OT1
"When I got ready." he replied. "It might K',
be at il o'clock to-night and again It might b "jfi,
Saturday w eek." Jff , '
"And what will I do with the children ?" Raid :Jj
Mrs. MoManus, "there's not a thing In tbe 'IK
house tn eat and we owo the landlady Jit) for St I
"""" . .... Kill
" I guess you can take caro nf yourselves," re- nlf;
pllid MoManus , i";
(In tho way out ho told one of the tenants that JV '
he had hi en an the sick list and was going back If
tu report on Monday it
On Thursday MoManus was tried by the Po- i
llco Board for being absent more than fire days fti ,
without leave, and ho will be dropped from the jfl
roll on Wednesday. Tho fatnllv Is destitute. ' i
Mrs. MoManus having pawned the stove and J,n'
nearly all the household furniture to buy food. "" sir,
Thu nilghbiirs have takut. care of the children, Jfv
thn joutigest of whom Is Itsa than u tear old, M
and thu policemen at tho (Ink street station S '
hnve taken up a contribution tu the wife's be- St
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KI.VSI.S lOl' LEGISLATION, ,',
II ul r the l.reialuturn 1'ledard tn tlo After (
the Insurance t'onipiiules, Kp
Tori.KA, Kan., Jan. 2. Mom than half of th j?
memhors of tho Populist Legislature aro pledged vi
tu pass a law requiring llfo and fire Insurance jfji'
companies to Invest (13 per cent, nf their pre. j-
in iu in collected ill the Statu In Kansas srcurl iy
ties and depo.lt with the 'Unto Treasurer A If ,
cniiimlttee repn-tnd to (1'iv -elect Lei dy tn-duy fv.t
that tnr life Ihtiir wen iiimpiinli's took $1,700 y ,'
I'UU out of the Mate during the pint j eur. Iff i
tjulek Time Aiken and Anjusln. i
hew service via I'-nu.rltanta and Southern lUM II
way. NswYurkotUoeim 11 roadway. -Jd ty !
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