jLjt&a 1 L u lMiJ C2Aa II THE WEATHER PREDICTION fLH
1 VOL LXIV.-NO. 128. NEW YORK, "WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 18 9 7. -COPYRIGHT, 1897, BY THE SUNpiimiN'O AND rUBLISHINQ ASSOciATioX I1IIctyTcKXT jM
I lillOSK WINS THE FIGHT.
B ir,s II V1ESA.ST XOMISATED
I roR r 'ti-' iTAira sesator.
km w Beats Ea-l'oslmnster-Otaeral tVaan.
,Br In "" Hepuhllsea Caneae by a
fl Vt r ,!" '" '-Wannmaker'a efpeeeu,
o te '"" "r Uaajr rolltlei.
HimtHRi'i'" 1'.. -Jan. A.-By a vote of 103
-6 6tite Senntor Holes Penrose to-night dc
hiled bn Wanamaker for the Ilepubllcnn
I,.eui nomination for United States Senator to
iscctfd Un i 'nmeron. The Wanamaker people
nidi lbs best of defeat, ami to show their party
I ,),. Bide tlio nomination unanimous.
Oas wis each was pollej for Senator Cam
itoB Congreiinian " ,nck " Boblnson of Dels-
I wUi nJ ''I"4'1"1 '" lllc nf W'llkesbarre.
jYrtl'ilentJurtffo of tho Superior Court. This
Uiart the election of Senator Penrose at tho
I Mat contention of tot!i houses to bo held on
Tfc iho Ire mado by Wnnamnkcr's friends
wsiaurprli-. '1 wo years ago, when his nama
mi Jrt sucu'slnl for Senator, hts political
foiilaiiglird ' his adherents and declared ha
wdM not P"H lo Jon votes. .
jl month ago they were willing to admit ho
woold have ft' s.otes. Senator Quay, on
hot pretlge Penrose won, has all along
nilnUlnd that l'enroio woulil havo not less
thin lid votes. On tho other hand, tho leaders
if tb Quay marhlno counted on 170.
. Itlichargcd that tho defeat of Wanntunkcr
wii broach t about by Quay and tho corpora
ton. Senator William Ftlnn said to-night,
liter the rsurti, that overy corporation In thn
Elate " for Penrose, and thnt "tnllllous of
ttollars" had been spent for his election.
ScTcntr-ure votes Is a mighty healthy minori
ty. If lis members do not maks tronblo for tho
Qaar machine befora the Legislature cloves It
Till be a surprise. Wanainaker'a friends de
rim ibey are In the Debt against Quay and his
mlhodi to stay, and they nlll nevtr lot up
Finroie'i friends concede that ho would not
liM polled as many votes If they had not cap
tartJ the organization of the IIouio by tho
ilscttonof Henry K. lloycr as Speaker.
; Esters! legislators are said to havo voted for
riaroie who had gtvou written and verbal
rlsdits to inpport Wanamaker. Others defied
paUlcientlment In their district to plcaso Quay.
Thi caucus was hold In tho hall of tho Homo
ef Rermentatlves. In the gallery was tha War
Titirsnt' Clab of Philadelphia, which has been
htrtilnce Monday whooping It up for Pen
to. Kx-Maglstrate Durham, Secretary An
irt't of tbo State Ilepubllcan Committee,
Banking Commissioner Ollkeson and other
Qtay leaders were codidIcuous among the largo
craird of spectators on the floor of the House.
Ctin nere only three absentoes from tho cau
hi Tbey woro Senator Penrose. Senator 11. 11.
Vtichell of Bradford, and Representative
Pltcalrn of Allegheny. Messrs. Mitchell and
Pltcalrn aro at homo sick. Their presence would
lot have changed the result. Mitchell was
trfdted to Penrose and Pltcatrn to Wanamaker.
Representative D. F. Moore of Chester occu
fried bis seat, but refused to tako part
li Us caucus. He was for Wanamaker,
ud rather than bolt the caucus ho de
cllied to vote. Four years ago he did
tttiame thing by refusing to vote for Quay In
tai Joint convention. Moore has never Wen
vitnqusy, and still he continues to be elected
tram a county which Is supposed to bo con
voked by the Senator's friends.
,Tla Penrose people began tho speechmaklng,
fti-r Brit talker being Breaker Boyer. lie said
teaator Penrose took the second honors In
, trety branch In hi class at Harvard, nnrt was
'Bttt&t& only toy his brother, who took first
etnator Kauffman of Lancaster, the original
(Viuamulter man. raid bis candidate i i
Cod.fesrlng. law-abiding citizen, and a typical
haurlvanlan, a man otlh people, and
tie greatrit PostmaatesjiHsral thl coun
try had ever had. "MBBRria to-day the
PMtnt merchant In thoWVBc He Is a mer
caiai and a builness man, juit the kind of a man
hnairWanla should have In the United States
rVine" .Mr. KautTman raised a laugh by his
i-onl to his colleagues nut tocait tnelr xoie
mlvt a man who Is tho choice of nine-tenths
tithe uenple of Pennsylvania.
On motion of Senator Kauffman, who said he
a'dioln behalf of John Wanamaker, Penrose's
aomlnation wm made unanimous.
Mr Wanamaker addressed a large and nnthu
uitlc nitetlijg at the htadiiitarters of the Ilunl
tm Men's League this etvnlng befre tho can
ntof tho Itepiibllcau members of the Lcglila
te. In his speech he said:
"lcaineowr to these headquatters to look
late the (aces of the frlrndsnnd mrnibrrsnf the
Mtislaluri lio may be present to gle thanks
wsll who are Intoresteo with mo In this Sena
"The friendship, good opinion, and fidelity to
Jnnclple of many of my fellow countrymen Is a
Mtlslactlun In me that will b untnrgetable.
Ware lieiublleani. not llghtlug outaldKOf nur
tsriy. but utandlng rquarrly within Its lines
'-J ittugglitjg for self-respecting standing
. "It seemi as If a leaso to Pennsylvania had been
"Med orer by souin one, n If it werua lease to
alarm that carried wltn It a million of inters
Mil the) weru Irish tenants. The sins of our
istners ham come down to their children, but
ar asking to-day to sec who signed or sealed
i I. m tu our servitude.
n are lluhling lor freedom as tho Irish
rtrlnn ro lighting for homo rule, and for
iiotrl) and inaiilioiKl, Ills a sturdy battle nnit
sn.,idy one 1 here are men glad to be In the
row of it niid that mean to slay by Iu and hhleld
wioic-ii I,,,, unrago enough to defy allklnds
ute. somn with but one 0)0 that can see only
ikl, n D"lte. and others w Ith but ono ear
ioai can lnr only promises, but many of us
Mrs tuund true ciimradrshlp.
i,,'"" n the eve of a revolution In this
"M. not a,tiiii,ttlio party but within It. No
nan ti.at cams for me will build fncllnnal fires
lii, r"cllnnill strife. I begearh man not to
v?'1 a caiiru,, hut to be cnnngli of a man to put
nimielluu r,tor(1 fora j,eUl.r ,yatemof poll-
?.'."' btls'' "ot,' I sounding for volnnfers In
e.Vlr c.".'V't'r '' 1"1 question Is nsked. what will
I. H-. m"!" 'J1-1'1 "'""' "" Senatorial iiuotlou
m2 "-'v'.1, .' "'"' that tho buslncs
"n. ur, l by business moil I mean ull
lh.B ,y' , ork at tho honest labor of
ahnn . L0USl'' "r '""" " I" " "Ofk-
l.t.,1 .r """Mho busluess men who have en-
tbarl t'."r' ''", organization of Philadelphia,
to ,iSV9 a ""'" compact Ith eaoh other
iva .;'!.,,oi:illllr PormaiiBntly for sorvlcoin
Uisk.;Llc .'"""this Suto Is redeemed from
"is icl" '' " c'" to-day.
Wil1.'!Do.1.b l' "lie for one place, but for the
lit. i.,wl11 '" I'h-klng out tholr renrrsenln
ltaali.1 ,a fr'tft against suddon springing
lie a .''' t the Inst miniito against collar
PsouStJi'I' cvo tt bo" without regard to tho
"W 1 "
boi-cht ii'"" buy elections or we would have
fettriHiV'?'"''" "Ifered to-day; we shall not
oat tii. . """iplesof our lives even tmnrry
niM0X!V ""I lf,.11 must degrade, tho
eot tnriS: r Whiw clt zen who have been
thief" itpIt'1',1,t. the people. The cry of 'Mop
tllsesm,.." "." lrlck that has been heard III
"clrknnl ' ,r '". t'l-ot'lo whose record Is pub-
"lti.nc r"iKh.iniMiozen ears.
IfitUi, , ,'' !"'!"' Iinnler to light and sacrl
lHorii ,.',"" op'iwiel and grlimble. but It
kinds, n, 1 '.", tf '"r over) man to show the
wed 1, V,. .' "r." '' '" ''' Ibid joullod
o and 11 .' J" '' ' "t,"r nolillc. prosperous
ieieprrscnt " "f thu """""""t l"""-'-
It I .! llin si x itKLAWATtr.
t A.1.1UL,., i.n. Urooe nnd n ,lem
"nunc rsenuiur nut Chosen.
rV'!t ",";' ""' f' Snc" l'l" Hepubll-n-nre..
. ' c"'"'lr,1 for tho House of
cl. m, '"""'" Kr,,t tm""r. who were do-
I "" '.' l,l b "'" "'"" of Canvass and
fr f ln,mi llc"llj"L'"" ho nor.de.
thl , ' 7"l'x ' "",s' mut ' the State Library
II B.I, a,1"'l't''l inform a "Hump"
hsn rV," TV "' "' lloM 'craMm. They
Ulh e,rl,'dr,0V,",,0UI "'"' ' with
." T,llMuorr ",4, rtc l'rmanent
' Mr ', "v"' ?,M "'""""frea .0 him
hr,, " r 5l'll00r'' then swore In the
? L ,,,r.rai,,,,b"'' '-itlM 8. Hastings
. , Vka"1 lV""",,I"l'rwnHecord.
tu,,,,, ' ,. ''"' ' '"' "" wlnor assistants,
,r ' " tin, nail,
llsr' J,, r -"' i t nn.l .s-lertra UezekUti
u'" leinncri.1. Speaker The Demo-
tLol,'.,..'I ll'efrl,"tollirouKh the failure
" l.-.-imbiicn. to stand together. Mertdlth,
Dem., of Kent county, was seated, and Alice,
Hep., was rejected.
The regular House organized by making E. n.
Biggin, Domocrat, Speaker. The House ap
pointed a committee on the contest of W. W.
Cheara against J. T. Dickey, both Domocrate,
The Democrats have undisputed control In
both branches of the Legislature, and a Dcmo
cratlo United States Senator will be chosen.
The Addlcka men expected that If Alice. Hep.,
was not seated In the Sennto a rump Senate.'
with Alleo and four Hepubllcans. would suroly
Alee was the only one who went out, and he.
without credentials and without recognition,
left tho Chamber, because he saw It was all up.
Mr. Alee wont straight to the Hotel Hlohardson,
when he detailed the full account of the hap
penings In tho Chamber to Mr. Addlcks and a
lobby full of followers. He was especially severe
pn Senators Pierce nnd Moore, whd. ho declared,
hail Unrated their party. Both aro reputed to
bo mucins men.
.i.'r?riW.V'5,"?nbct,.or"Vengelt was proposed
that both Uj burned In effigy, but the leaders
restrained tho crowd with tho Intimation that
the Senators could yet 1b Induced to stand by
the rump Legislature. The burning was post
ponrd front hour to hour and at last abandoned.
harly this morning the politicians, many of
whom had been up nil night, were on hand put
ting the last touches to their fences and strength
enlng weak-kneed members. The first part of
th" Addlcks programme went 6ll smoothly.
The contesting members from Kent loft tho
Chnmbor of tho House, and with the Sussex
fontlngent organized a rump Home In Hotel
News that tho Ilepubllcan Senators had
followed suit came shortly afterwanl, and It
was circulated about tht .1. Kdnard Addlcks
would bo elected by the rump Legislature to
tho I'nlted States Senato Mr. Addlcks hlmsolf
was delighted, and said:
" We have followed the only logical courso to
prntrctnursehrs, nnd uehaiednno It success
fully, without a breach of thu peace."
'I he hoi mil state uf aiTalrs was not known
until J. Prnnk Alcn tnadu his renort. Both
brnnchrs of tho Legislature hne adjourned
until next Monday, and tho rump House had
niljournsd until 1 rldny to allow tho speaker to
prepare tlio list of committers.
(lot. Watson's mesago was presented to the
(lenetal Assembly. It concluded with adlsser
tatlun upon "bribery nnd rorruptlon In the
conduct of our elections." On this subject the
"Itdoubtless hasrxtstnl In some degree for
many )vars, and has been practised by members
of all parties tn the beat of political contests. It
lias. howeer, of lute assumod such alarming
proportions as tn challenge puhllciiltrntlon ami
demand drnllc trcntuiuul at tho hands of the
The Governor suggests radical amendments
to the prcsunl ballot law.
I'orvLHT.H ion 1'iiiTciTAiin.
Ttventr-Meven or Their I,eKl"lntnra Favor
lite Ite.electloB nm V'nltcd rstatra fcisantor.
lUt.cimi, N, C, Jan. B. Tho Populist mem
bers of the Legislature favorable tn Heuatur
Prltchard's reelection met this evening In con
ference. There were twenty-sexen nresent, not
Including Congressman skinner, who is htadlng
the revolt in Populist ranks against Senator
nutlcr. A letter from Senator Prltchard to.
Congressman Skinner tn reply to a ouery as to
his position on silver was read. Among other
things the Senator said:
" 1 am a strong friend of alt the prartlcil re
forms contemplateil by the Populist party, and
you may assure such Populist members of tho
Legislature as aro Inclined to vote for
me that I will voto for tho fren coinage
of silver by International agreement or bv
Inderendent action at the ratio of 10 to 1 : aril
I sbull further take pleasure to vote to amend
tho National Bang act or system so as to permit
farmers, as contemplated by the Sub-Treasury
plan, to borrow immey upon land anil staple.
Any statement tn the ellect that 1 have breu or
amnnwasluglo gold standard mun Is without
"His proper that I should be frank and state
thnt I will tint mho for free silver orany'hlng
else slmuly as a rhler or obstruction tn A protec
tive tariff or any other remedlnt legislation."
The twenty-seen Populist members of the
Legislature agreed to support Senator Prltchard
tn the Populist caucus. This number Is one
short of a majority of tho caucus, but even If
the Prltchard Populists fall to carry the caucus
Congressman skinner says sucuten members
will bolt and support Prltchard.
Senator Butter prnnounres Prltchard a gold
hue and he l,a all bl lieutenants at work
striving to nrciimpllsh his dcfeit.
The Ilepubllcan and Pnpnllst caucuses met
late to-night. The PopulIM discussed the en
ntnrshlp, but failed tn reach any drclslnn as to
nominating a candidate. No test vote was
MAUDES 3TES AIIEAIt IS IT.T.ISOIS.
The Mnebtna Nature Its Man for Hiteaker
Alaitilen'a Hrsnln Prospects,
Fi'HiMiriKLi), 111., Jan. S. Cdward C.Curtis
of Grant ParK, Kankakee county, w-as nomi
nated for Speaker at n caucus to-night of the
llepubllcnu members of the loner House. Iho
majority of otes fur him Insures his election.
He was the choice of the State machine, which
Is backing Alderman Martin B. Madden of Chi
cago for I'ulicd States Senator, and the result
of the caucus Is taken by the machine lenders
and tnelr followers In tho LegUlutuie to fore
cast thn election of Madden.
Tho lines In tlio speakership fight were clearly
drawn for and against the btatn machine. K.
(1. Shubert of Cook ron my had recelsed the
promise of the machine's support for Speaker,
but ut nn all-night meeting of tho biases It
was seun thnt his candidacy was hurting tho
prospects of Madden, nnd after (lov.-elect Tan
ner had arrlteil before da) light this morning
from Chicago to straighten out the tanglo It
was decided to drop the Chicago man with his
const nt and take up Curtis.
The Governor-elect worked hard for Curtis
all day, and thcro Is now no doubt that he will
throw all the Influence of btate patronage
M'lilSLET TO aiHKT ALLl.tOS.
Thn J'realilrnt-r.teet Will Mi,U n Flying
Trip o Cnntua tu Urret the Mrnator.
Ct.r.vr.t.AMi. 0 Jnn. li.- Major McKtnley will
leave here nt 7:10 o'clock to-morrow rooming
for Canton, to meet Senator W. II. Allison of
Iowa, who will stop thereon his way to Wash
ington to see thespresldent-elect. The Inter
view butween the senior Senator from Iown,
who has twice derided to remain In thu Sennto
when Cabinet ofllce was offered him, and tho
President-elect, who Is avowedly seeking the
strongest men hn can II nil for his olllclal family,
will be the most Important political event at
Major McKlnley'a liomu since tho election.
It Is understood that Major McKluley would
very much like to have Senator Allison In his
Cabinet, hut It is not known that tho actual
tendor of a portfolio has been made. Probably
the meeting to-morrow will reveal whother
such a tender is to be made at all. Major Mo
Klnley will return to Cleveland to-morrow
night and remain hern till early next week.
There will he several well-known llepuhlicans
hern this week to k-o Major .McKluley. 'I he
number of penplu who went to seu him to-day
was so large that he has given up the Idea of
getting ronslilernhle rest here, tieu, William
Osbornn has Invited -Major) McKtnley to make
him a lslt In llostun this w Inter, but the present
Intenlloniif tho President-elect Is to remain In
Canton till -March 1, nfter he goes buck there
with Mrs. McKlnley next week.
Among Major McKlnley'a visitors to-day was
Senator Thurston; of Nebraska, who dlscustd
Bomo of tho Western Senatorial contests. Sen
ator 'I hurston nnd Gen. William Osborne, Sic
retaryof tho Ilepubllcan National Committer,
left for Washington In the afternoon. 'Iho
work of Cabinet making hits begun in real eur
nost. It Is not expected thnt the Cnblnot w 111 be
finally completed until Major McKluley reaches
Washington. . ...
Srfior I' O, Pierre, a reprejentntlvo of the
OubMi Junta In Now ork. called 011 Major Mo
Klnley and explained at some length the wishes
aud claims of the Insurgents and their friends.
FulrtianUn IIms tho Votes la Indiana.
iNiiUNAt'OhlB, Jan. C- rifty-four nf the
eight) -three Ilepubllcan members of the Indiana
Legislature, which will meet on 'Ihursduy, met
to-night to consider clans to advnnce tho nomi
nation of Charles W. Fairbanks for United
This being a majority of the caucus, settles
tho contest for the nomination. It was deo ded
tn hold tho Joint caucus at nn early date. Tho
Knlrbunkal managers say their candidate will
huvu 07 totes.
lleuln the New Year ICIcht
Ily curing your cough or culd la tneuty-foir hours
with MV.sr'i hxpc.liirant.-dit.
1 ' J
STARVING Ml. POTTER OUT.
aEATXATJCXd AT THE ItOOll OF UI3
Butcher and Itaktr Can't Oct la, and If the
Clergyman eta Out He Can't Oet Hack
Got Out sjeeretljr on Hundnr and
Preached Agntnst John D. Uockereltsr.
The Ilev. Dr. Daniel C. Potter, pastor of
the Tabernacle Baptist Church In Second nvo
nun, did not appear yesterday In the Supremo
Court, where a suit oter 131,000 Northern Pa
cine bonds. In which he Is concerned, was on
Justice Brekman's calendar. In somo way n
story got about that ho had Bout an affidavit
thnt he was unablo to leavo his homo, since
If he did so hn would not be permitted to re
turn, nnd his enemies would come Into posies
slon of his papers and personal property. Ho
was, according to tho story, virtually a pris
oner l.t his own houvi, a guard being set ovor
It by the Baptist City Mission Society, who
refused tu allow visitors to seo the clergyman,
and frankly told him tht It he went out he
would not b allowed to come In ogalti.
N'osue.h aflldatlt was received in court, but
n reporter ftr The Sum who tried to call on
Dr. Potior teiteruar ofternoon found tho con
ditions nlnnt tlio building In which bellies,
adjoining the Tabernacle, pretty much to tho
effect described. A whlto-hnlred doorkoeper
stood before tho door. There was a rattle of
the door knob from the lnslle. The guard un
locked the door.went Into tbo tostlbule.stepped
behind a toungtnnn tbero who had Just come
down stairs, lot tho young man out, following
him closly, nnd locked the door again. The
toungmnn was ono of Dr. Potter's sons, who
hnd been permitted to go up stairs to getnny
nf his belongings thnt he might choose, being
told that after he came down ho would not be
lot up again.
"Is Dr. Pctter up stairs?" the reporter asked.
"Second window," said tho scutlnel.
"C'nn I seo the Doctor!"
"See llogers." came the answer, and again:
"Second window, there."
At tho second window In the neighboring
basement John llogers nppearcd, upon call,
nnd said that his business there and his orders
were to keep everybody who called out of the
building, nnd lf Dr. Potter or any nt those In the
building with htm came out not tn allow them
In ngaln. Hts orders enme from his employ
ers, the Baptist City Mission Society, through
I-awyrr Ednard S. Clinch, ho said.
"We've been trying to gel the Doctor out
eier since lat fall," ho raid, "but he won't
go. We'te cot most of tho other tenants out.
but ho nnd two others, a Mrs. Boss. I believe,
and some man whose name I don't recall, are
stilt up there. The grocer and tho butcher
bavo been nllowod In the house heretofore, but
to-day we stiunmd them. Now. nobody can
go up. Some man got up this morning wl.on
I wnm't here, and I seems now that It must
have been the Doctor's lawjer. The man
had some tnxes with him. and he said be
wnnted to belt) the Doctor pack up his things."
llogers turned and rebuked Ids assistunt,
John Murphy, who had been etidutyat tho
ttne. .Murphy bus been employed thcro for
threo mnntl'B. llogers. who is In chnrge. w ss
emploted on Saturday lait. he said, replacing
n 1. an who had been too KiKid-untured about
letting people In. The while-hiilred man.
llogers said, hail been sent tu him only tester
dav morning, and llogers didn't knuw hts
name. He said that there was at least ono
other watcher In tbo neighborhood, and l.e
didn't know how many ninrr. That one. an
ex-polloi-mnti. ho hod detected by his actions
across tbo w ay.
"And I know he's In with the liosses." tnt
In Murphy. "I was remrted when I went
around the corner to buy some oil for our
lamps here. They said I went iutoasalnon."
llogers looked quickly at hint. "Oh. not"
he said, reasittrtnglv. Bogers said that ho
hwl a fresh Job nn hand for Inst night. He
was tn watch the rer of the building; In fact,
all sides, to seo what secret means of com
munication with the outer world Dr. Potter
hnd, for be seemed to hue some, for ho hud
cot out on Sunday and preached In the
Welh Church. It wns not Intended that tho
preacher should get out to prra;h nn Sutidat.
or. If he did get out. It war most certainly the
Intention :n prevent him from getting back,
llogers said; but In sntue way unknown tn thu
watchers :he reverend gentleman hvl got out
and got In again, and now tbeiiuesl was to
find the way nnd block It.
Two renorters called Dr. Poller to 'n win
dow and askod him It he would write and
drop to them any statement he desired to
make. In the ennrse of a few minutes an en
telopc. weighted with a nail, was tossed from
the second-story window, but. like thn clergy
man, It seemed inath tn leaiethn building, fur
It sturk mi a lodge of the projirllng nrched
roof of tbo estlbule, srhrnee It was dislodged
nfter several futile efforts, 'iblch wero
watched with nil the Interest that somo store
of school children ran roureiitrato on such an
occurrence. The crowd of children who lined
upngalnst the fonre wen not without adult
companions, ami altogether that nnrt of toc
ond avenue pnld the Tabernacle building a
great dial of attention. In the euieloue nas
the rnllonlng note,
"Will you gentlemen kindly give me your
name 1 as witnesses of thlsnuinige?
"D. t". PmTrn."
Enclosed was a blank postal card addressed
tn Dr. Po'tor.
Tho "secret -ray" out of the house Is the front
door. Tin: Hun reporter called on Dr. Potter on
Sunday afternoon. 'J he front door leading to
his apartments was unguarded. 'I ho reporter
went upslnlrsatid knocked at Dr. Potter'silour.
The Doctor was out. Tho reporter waited half
or three-quarters of an hour for him to return,
and then started to leave. As he reached the
head of tho stairs to go down. Dr. Potter came
In at the frontdoor, which opens on t'jn street,
and walked upstairs. Dr. Potter had been out
In the morning to preach, went out In the after
noon for a walk, from which he was returning
when the reporter saw him. and went out again
In the evening to preach at St. Mark's Mission,
Ha used the front door every time; but It's
The three men guarding the houso Inst night
took turns going Into tbo basement to got warm.
They had a lire burning In a little stove which
thev had carried Into the basement, and mude
themselves as comfortable ns possible under
tho circumstances. I'pstulrs l)r. Potter wns
without u lire, as the coal had been locked up
out of his reach,
I'utll Saturday last. It was stated, the heaters
had been kept (nlng. ono of tho Potter bo) 8
acting as engineer and looking nfter the steam
bolli r. But Uus.nl hulllvan had bluffed young
Poller by deiuuudliig to seu his engineer's li
cense, nnd then thu young man wis kept away
from the steam plant. After that. It la said, the
coal bins were locked up.
Tho gas company had shut off tho gas at tho
street main on huuday, so that there was no gas
to burn In the house last night. A caudle and
an oil lamp wero In use upon the floor held by
Guard Murphy wns nn picket duty nt tho
mulu entruuee up till midnight. A number nf
parsons called to see Dr. Potter, but thegunrd
turned them uwny. About twenty members of
Dr, Potter's old congregation assembled on tho
sidewalk In front of the home, and ono uf them
nsked tho guard If ho might deliver a note tu
"Not on tour llfo," salil the gtiarit: "nothing
goes hero. Why tbero wns a fellow cam 11
around with n big paper all Dpewrltten nnd
full of red seals and demanded all the furniture
In thu church. Did I give It to him ? ell, I
guess not. Be was binding. "
Guard Gibbons, who was at one time a Now
York policeman, did picket duty nt the church
door last night.
Shortly before midnight Dr. Potter poked his
head nut of the second story window and asked
If any one down below would stand for hlmns
witnesses to prove that lie was a prisoner In his
own houso. 'Iho crowd on the slduwalk looked
up, but nn one seemed overanxious to volunteer
as n witness.
The BUltbefnrn Justice Bcokmnn has been
011 tho calendar for several months. It Is
tho suit of tho Tabcrnado Buntlst Church
ugalnstJohn D. Bocl.efullcr, It nas culled
f r trial yesterday, ai.d wu marked lead).
It may be culled again for trial to-day.
-Mrs, U'ltellly Not Orutelul.
Thomas Kennedy, a 'longshoreman, irscued
several women from a fire Iu a teuement at 137
Hudson street yesterday. He had no time to
be gentle, and dislocated the nrm of Ann
O'llellly, nged 70, tn hauling her to the fire us.
cape, n here be had carrlod the others. Firemen
completed tho rescue. Mrs. O'llellly Is not
grateful to Kennedy. The tire did J'.'OO damage.
The Hot Mprlnun or Arksssa.,
Onnsd by the Unit, J UtsteiOorerninsut. Winter
climate mild and .unny. Arlington, Aveuue, full
man. Waukstha and oilier hi, tela always open. Hotel
Kaufman opens Ju. 20. Iliostratait pamphlets and
(ull lurornistloa (unit. lied ny V. U, Hurt, 11 111 Dread
, way, -No it York. Cull or write. AUv,
7T7 '. --' ' I i-i W-.A.
KILLED UT ainSIlT HE 1IASDLED.
Mheear Dan Poisoned Ily 1'nttlnK Ills
Flsater to Ilia Lips When Counting: Hills.
Alexander Wnttzfeldrr, ft sportlngman, who
was for tears well known to frequenters of all
the local raco tracks under the pseudonymo of
Sheeny Dan, died on New Year's day of blood
poisoning, which Is directly traceable to his
method of handling bank notes paid In to Hook
make r Peter Downey of University place for
whom ho w ns cashier for Hie last few years. He
wasarapld counter, nnd bandied a great many
bills which had passed through hands that
were not overclcan. To farllllato the rapid
counting of theso bills. It was his habit
tn moisten his middle finger with his
lips so that ho might tho moro readily separate
tho bills. The finger became poisoned last sum
mer, whllo Waltrfeldcr was emploted on the
Morris Park track, and tho poison communi
cated to his under lip. which swelled to an
enormous size. Thodarfger of thus carelessly
handling worn bang bills had often been noted
In newspapers, but Wnll7felder hnd ncverglveii
the mutter a thought niid ho did nut know
what thu real trouble was.
Ills friends Induced him tn go tn Dr. Irving, a
pluslclsii widely known In tlio spirting frater
nity, and tlio Doctor suicreded In apparently
curing both the linger and tbo poloucd lip.
Five weeks ago Sheeny Hall strut k his klico
joint, bruising It severely, unit Inflammation pet
In almost nt once, Wnltxfelder was forced to
limp around painfully with a cane. He thought
he merely hnd nil attack of rheumatism, and
tried to Unci Trainer Charley White to get
massage treatment of thu limb. Gangrene ap-
fiearrd In tho Injured limb, nnd on Christ mns Day
lis brother Sol and Kdward and hts wlfu In
duced hlm to go tcithel'rosii)tcrliin Hospital for
treatment, l'nlron bad tiecomn seated In his
system, however, nnd despite all the surgeons
could do to arrest It. tho patient died. Ho whs
buried on Sunilav from his brother's liiiino nt
103 East Klfty-llfth street. Woiirfrlder was
.'IN years old. and uf nthlctla build, llollrst he
roine known In tho spotting circle of tbo Ten
derloin as one of the Hides of .Mike Murrn),
when thn lattcr's establishments were open fur
came is aiionr ov: stokeii.
"Dutelir" Went Oust In the Fire ITnonsor
tha IlrltWh King.
On Dec. SO, when tha freighter British King
sailed from Antwerp, Stoker Hans Waller was
hilarious. He sang llttlo snatches in tho mid
dle of his choking, blistering, dazzling work,
and broke out Into a laugh at moments when
there was apparently nothing to laugh at.
Sometimes he skipped a step or tito as ho
emerged on tbo deck torn lung breath of cool
air, and hummed things about "Schan' Car'
Una" and the beautiful death of hlmwhuwas
drowned Iu a brewery vat.
Tho second day out he was silent. He did not
so much as smile nt tho broad Jokes that wero
bawled through the furnace room.
The third day he muttered iiiigrilv to himself
and often turned about suddenly uud slapped at
visionary small boys whom bo Imnglned to bo
Uiocklng at tils heels.
"TheDiitcbman Is'omeslck-llke." snhl Pettlt,
his mate, to the engineer; und the engineer bit
his lips anxiously; for stukers aro not to be re
placed In mliloc'iau.
tin the fourth day nut. the day before Christ
mas, a little wnlle nfter he had gono to work at
noun. Waller moved over to Pittltaud raid, as
If advancing n debatable propo-ltlon:
" Hell Is nut so much uuy worse as dls, hey ?"
"Yah!" sueurvd tho German, "lnucht So!
Hn' hu! laugh, I laugh, too. when I dem
little rrd teutelkluder all nrutlt.d dancing. Dal
Is tunny, Perbnpi, for Christmas, he) ?"
"'Lre, )ou, liutchy," said Pettlt, becoming
alarmed, "take thul i all over there utid go up
and fetch n bucket of water. It won't do nuno
of us no 'arm."
Waller uenl up the ladder with tho bucket.
No nun saw film again. Ho was not missed until
thu otllcers came up from dinner. '1 here was a
fresh galu nnd n heavy sea nas running, nud
thero was nothing to bo done.
11 JRKcMJjfolX .-i'AOi'J.'KI r till T.I).
C3eorae Crocker or riilirnrnlis llnyn Nome
I ?.. "7 a Mqimre Font.
Another big otllre building Is to bo built on
lower Brnndwo). Tbo property at 70, T'.', aid
74 Brondnay nud at II, 11. and III Now street
Lai been sold to George Crocker, tho California
millionaire, by Peter Mario urd William Alex
ander Smith. Tho price was Sl.fl00.u00, Mr.
Crocker proposes to erect a modern lire-proof
nrllco building In place of the four nud five
story brow n.tono buildings now on tbo plot.
The property has a frontngo of 71.11 feet on
Broadnay.07.il feet on New street, and meas
ures 1111,4 on its south lino and ll-'.Oun Its
north Hue, and contains about 7.000 square
feet. The price paid fur the propertv Is S'.'L'N "i7
a square foot, which has uuly tivice been ex
ceeded In sales In this city.
The site is ono nf tho most desirable In tbo
loner part of the clt). It Is nn thu
block btlHcen Willi street nnd Exclinngo
pure. Is directly opposite the New street en
ttnnco to thu Mock KxcliHtige, end Is be
tween thn .Manhattan Llfo and L nlon Trust
Company's buildings. A number uf other new
buildings are going up nrouud It, among them
the tnelve.smry building to bo erected by
William Wnldiirf Astor on thu south sldu of Ex
cdiungu place, the slxtoen-stury building fur thu
1'i'tter triiit it llriiadaynnd llertor street, and
the pirttallv completed Commercial Cabin
building nn tho nptiii-llo side of New street, ad
Joining the htock Exchange.
'1 he highest price over paid a square foot for
real estatu In this city whs jj:iu.7i), for COM
square feet at tin- southeast corner of Wall nnd
Broad streets, .Mr, WUscs mallu this nun love
In lnria. Thu next highest price was S'.()7.h7,'
paid by thu American .surety Company fur
11.147 square feelut Broadway and Pine street
A IVOMAX IK I EL HEAT.
Hhe le Maid tn Have Hwlaillsil thn lloarman.
Fifth Avenue, Kverett, and Ollney.
A wnmun, who gnvo her nnmo as Mary Ste
vens and snld she came from llostan.was locked
UP III the West Thirtieth street station Inst
night fur swindling hotels In this city. She was
arrested by J. A. Lehman it, tlio special detective
at the Gilsey House. It is alleged that the
woman, who pretends to be n steuogrnidier and
ttrenrlter, has been earning nn a s)stematlo
course of swindling butels for several weeks
past. Mm bus called herself three dllTereut
name. Mary Stevens, Llrzlo llhondes, uud
.she carried no bnggnge. nnd when she found
It was unsafe for her to remain nny longer nt
nn) hotel went nnv, tuklng nlth her thu key
of ner room. Ills allege d tiutt alio has swindled
thu HofTmnn Hnu,o out ut 3M0. the Evnrett
llnusoof $117. thu 1'ifth Avenuu Hotel of S'-M.
thollruudiiai Central, und n number of other
hott Is, At tho tlllsri' House, during a stay of
tcndutH, her bill wasSHN.OO.
Tho first thul Is known definitely of Ml.s
Stevens wns at thn lirondnay Central. Shn
went thero onio time In October nnd remalnid
until Nov. lo. Her bill at the llroudwuy Cen
tral was about $1011. I'riilll there she went to
the Hoffman House and remained until Due, 1.
From tbero she went to tbo (lll.cy House, and
then to the Fifth Avenue Hotel,
At the station hoife .Miss Stevens at first had
nothing to say, but afterward to tho matron
sliu admitted that shn had run up bills ot f','011
at different nntels, hut that shu expectid a re
mittance from her brother, who, sliu said, wns a
lawj or III Massachusetts.
IDLE O.ISM1.S NEE 1 II E MAYUlt.
lie Tells Them lie Would Aeeept for the
City a I)ollur-C.,i lllll.
A large delegation uf the litters, canvassers,
and Inspectors who wore recently discharged
by tho gas companies of thu city callid on
Mo)or Strong yesterday ollcrnoon nnd urged
him tn tako hold of the matter of municipal
ownership of gun plants. Tho spokesman of
the delegation laid thai fi.UOO men had been
discharged by tlio gas companies in December,
llnrold E. l.lnplncnlt, who accompanied the
delegation, told Mu) or Strung that If tho gas
plants were owned b) thu city the poorer people
would bw greatly benetlted, hu felt sure.
"If this project hnd been taken up forty or
fifty tears ago." replied tho Mayor, "it would
have been a splendid thing, but now the gas
companies own "o much property that It would
take mure money to buy their plants than tho
city can spend."
The price of gas was brought up, and tho
Mavor said that It the Legislature passed a bill
making the price of gus $1 a thuuiund in this
city ho would sign It.
The delegation then went to tho Aldermen's
chamber, where the board wns in session, and
at their request resolutions which contained
many whereases, and which wound up by favor
ing municipal ownership,, wsre Introduced nnd
referred to the special committee on sew urn,
which, vvu appointed to luyeetlgalo tho subject,
nnA-I.-J.iQ. ..I..,nf .. i1l( ! m. .T. &.. . ,,, t.
FOUIt CABLE CA11S SMASHED
OVER TWESTY VEltSOSS ISJVltEV IS
LEXIS OIOS A TESVE.
A. Cnr Roan Away at ElaMr-aeennd Htreet
nnd Ilarnn the Car la Front-A Third
Cnr Humps a Fourth at DnnVa lllll
Ilroken Cable Htrnnd to IMaaie for II All.
Thcro was a series of ncqldents last night nn
tbo Loxlngton nvcnuo cable road, caused by tho
loose end nf a brulen strand of the working ra
fale, which wrecked four enrs and Injured a
score or more ot passengers.
Most of the Injured persons were able to go to
their homes without assistance, and their names
will probably not bo known until thoy bring
suits for damages, but tho following were re
corded by thu police as Injured t
list uf l.ML'lti:ti.
(Inr.Tftt, l'lUJir, of 01.1 Columbus avenue, bruited
andiuti attended b) a surgtuii, and went home.
I r.vsos, MiRiiitii r, Vn yenrsul I, of g1J Wist Twsn
t) slsth street, cut ovtr rlitlit eyet attendrd hy a sur
geon, still went home,
I.kvvitt, !.Atlii.3. of II1S I'att 103d itreot, bruited;
Ul.cn to I'rrsh) tc Man Hospital.
MiHisrt, rijrt, 8 jears old, of kOfl I'ast l'Vlst
street Lo ly bruised aud shoulder broken; lullarlom
Hmtii, .visic of 84 tatt loiuhitrcet, right leg lac
crated) to l'resbitrrlsu Hospital
The first uf theso to bo hurt were AnnloSmlth
nnd Laura l.eavttt. 'lhey were homeward
bound from down town, nnd their car had ar
rived safely at Eight) -second street nt about
li'-lti u'cluck, when tho grlumati trlod to
mnko n stop. Histoid of stopping the
broken strand, which caused the whole
trouble that followed, taught In tho grip
nud yanked the car along nt tho full speed of
the caLle. Thu grlpmau rang his bell and
shouted to warn thn man In charge of the car
ahead, but for some reason tho w nrnlngs proved
futile, and between Ninety-fourth nnd Nluct).
fifth streets the wildcat car ran plump Into the
The crash of glass, the cries nf passengers,
and the breaking of the platforms mado a
nolle which was heard a long way off, and set
scores of persons In motion ta offer help lo tho
passengers. Of tbee tbero were ninny, for It
was still wlihlu tho busy hours of truvrl.
The shock of the Impart uf tho two cars tore
the cable strand lboao from the cur grip, whore
It had caught, and left the two cars standing on
tho track. Tho cablo went on Its way to do
more dnmnge a little later, w lule tho passengers
In these first two cars got themselves together
and craw led out of the wreck.
Both ears had been well tilled with people,
and almost every person had been thrown tu
the lloors of tho cars by tho force of tho shock.
Seven or eight vvent nwny showing evident
signs of Injuries, but Laura Leavlttand Annie
Smith weru thu only ones who wero rendered
temporarily helpless. Tho police of the East
Eighty-eighth street station had them sent to
At 10,'d street tho cable dives down Dufft't
hill tu lO.td street, one of tt-u stltlust bits of
street In this city, nnd at 105th street the cable
lino emit Pns-engcrs uro transferred thereto
mid from tha Lenox avenuu electric under
Thu cable cars going up town run npnn a
rro.oier swltoh and stop on the western
track, ready tu slnrt down town again, while
the cable goes a little further up the avenue to
a big turning plunvu, aruund which it turus,
and then comes back under tho waiting car.
Just a few seconds provlous to thn accident
between Ninety-fourth and Ntnet) -fifth streets
rnr U'.tl had gone down Duffy's hill, and when
tbo cable with thu broken strand torn loose
from tho grip In tbo wreck above, car M01 was
bvlnu llled with passengers bound dowalown.
Cnr Hall bid Just been titled up with Passen
gers similarly bound, nnd this r was wlilzing
up Dulfy's hill with the grlusci eil hard down,
when tho broken cablo strand gut aruund to car
'I be broken strand wound Itsolf fast In tho
crip ot car -'HI and started thnt car off In such
sudden fn-liion as to throw its pn'engers Into a
i cultured heap on the floor or piled upngalnst
the rear end of the mr. and then tho cur begun
awthl chase up the hill after car hV.
'I he moment the grlpmau could recover him
self ho began to ring his alarm geng, while the
l ncngers shouted ns ther rolled about tho car.
I he tuliiglrd sounds' might thu ear of Pollco
lu.in John J. Cnuiiy of tlio East With street sta
tion, who has the post from Ninet-slxth street
to lllttli street and Loxlngton avenue, and be
ran to render what help ho could. He arrived
Jii-I Inllmum seo cur i.'lll smash Into car USU
ut the top of the hill.
It Is thu custom of thn grlpmcn tn mnke no
stun between the starting place, nt 10'jtli street,
nnd the corner of tho rUu at Kc'd street. Car
,'IVI had jul slopped at loi-'d street when tho
runnwu) cuught It.
The rear plntform of car DHU nr.d tho front
lilntfurmof '.'01 wuremnde Into kindling wood
in an Instant; all tho glasnf the two cars went
living nboul In fragments, and the tiasrcugerslii
car .Ml, like those in U'Jl, .vent rulliug over each
other on tho cnritloors.
Here, again, tho greater number nf tho In
jured passengers went awny without waiting
fur medlciil uld. Ellen Moore. -Margaret I. en
nun, nud Pauline llretsel were taken tn tho
Ennt 101th street station house by 1'ollccmaii
t oady and the ambulunce surgeon went there
to aid them.
Tituors ron rni.i.a ite ha idee.
Hot. Ilradlry Henri tint the Mllllln to In
tercept the Marauders.
I.ltMMlTON', Ky Jan. fi.-Thu Harrodsbnrg
and Lexington companies of Stnto Guard were
called out to. night by Gov. Bradley through
Col. Galtherof tho Second Regiment to goto
Mercor county nnd repel the '.'00 toll-gate
raiders who havo threatened to destroy every
gutu In Mercer county before daybreak.
The Governor has hail dttertlvcs at work In
Washington and Anderson counties for somo j
time, nnd the) found that a raid was planned
for to-night fur .Mercer county. Acting on this
Information, which wns fnrnl-licd thu Governor
to-dny. thu call for troops was made.
Cnl. Iiulther kept the object of tha call a I
secret, and It was pot known until 0 o'clock,
und then only lo a few trotted persons, that tho
destination of thu troops wns Mercr count).
It is 111" Inlentluiiof thu Colonel In dlvldu his
men Into squndu und post them ntdllferent toll
Itntes llkelv tu hu raided.
They will ho carefully hidden from view, nnd
when the raiders hi gin to ilestrov the gates the
coinmatidernf thu Miuid will call on them to
Mirrenderlii the naino uf the Cnmiuoiiwealthnf
Kentucky. If the raiders rcfu-c, shooting w Id
follow. Thu t olonel believes there will ho
sirlous trouble, us thu uildurs. hu thinks, will
Indications Thnt There Will lie n Itevolit
tloil ThlH Month.
Nmv Oiii.kv.n", Jau A, Passengers on the
steamer Breakwater from Honduras report Hint
thero will be a rovi lutlon tin ro during the next
two or threo weeks. The opposition to lionilla
have combined under tho leadership of Dusutu,
who Is being supportid by Vasqtie, Bunlllu's
opponent fur thu Presidency, opcrutlnt. from a
distance. An cuitbriak was expected at San
Pedro, the terminus of thu railroad lino fioui
tho Atlantic coast and an Important town
strnligliallv. nud lionilla has strengthened
tha garrison thero In order to nip the revolution
in tho bud, Mm nil passengers whocamu fioui
San Pedro wereriitlsind that these precautious
would not sufllic, us the feeling against lionilla
whs very strong und was being encouraged by
1' AltKl.lt VAILS roil JUlHIMEXT.
Thinks the Clinrtxen on Whteh theMujor
Tried lllm Hliuuld He Disposed or.
Police Commissioner Andrew D. Parker Is
chafing becauso Mayor Strong has not passed
on the charges on which tho Commissioner wns
heard before him six mouths ago. Ho said ) es
terday: "I think thnt a mandamus would Ho against
tho .Mat or compelling him to act. In view ot
the publicity given to tbo clmrges the rase
should iu Justice bo decided ono wn) or thu
Itlebard C'roker Hack In Town.
Hlchard Croker arrived ut the Murray Hill
Hold ubout 0 o'clock last evening. Hts only
caller was Major J W. Hlnktet,
New fork's flrsat Charities.
A complete list In Eagle Almanao tor 1UV7. Jan, s,
ii a ri: sso v uiia s.h m vit n ksd eu r.it t
The Hpnnlardn Nuy Urn. Meljiiten lla a
l.ut or Innurgenta In III Cntnp.
WasiiiMiTo.v, 1). C. Jan. C.-Seflor Do Lome,
the Spanish Minister, retell ed to-night
n tolrgram from Havana saying that Gen.
Meljuico had returned tu his headquarters from
an Incursion Into tho hills nf the province nf
I'insr del lllo and brought bark with him VIO
Insurgents who had surrendered nnd about C00
non.rombntnnts, consisting uf uM men, women,
CAl'l'I.D SHELLS riEltCE ELATES.
Their Knperlnilly to Unrnppecl Hliells
Hliotvn nt Indian Heml.
Wasiiinutom. Jan, 0.- An Interesting experi
ment wns undertaken nt the Indian Head
proving ground to-dny by the Naval Ordnance
Bureau to determine approximately tho relative
value uf projectiles with and without caps on
their points. Atnrefnrged rlx-lnch Harirrlred
plate, three six-Inch nrmor-plerelng projectiles
from the same manufactured lut und, as fnr as
could lie obtained. Identical Iu every way except
ns regards the raps, were fired nt a point-blank
range with thu high muzzle velocity of 2,1 DO
feet per second. Against the Hnrveylzed pinto
six Johnson capped shells were fired and all
pierced tho armor, cutting a clean hole. All
other shells tried, whother capped or uncapped,
broke Into fragments on tho faco ot tho plate.
7IIE ritlSCEMS ASD 1IV.11 WVI'.SF.
He Will Fiddle nnd Hhe Will Dunce In a
lllldupral .Mu-lc Hull.
Paiiis, Jan. A, Newspapers here declare that
the uncle of the Princess de Cnrauiau do
Chlmay, who recently i loped with Jiinos Itlgu,
n Hungarian gyps) musician, bus stopped her
supply ur money until her affairs are setllid.
Her husband. Prince Joseph deCaramande
Chtmn), has brought nn action for dlvorcu
against irr at Chnrlrrol. Belgium.
The newspapers add that Blgo and his para
mour have accepted an engagement In a muslo
hall In Budapest. Blgo, who will play tho first
violin, will receive a salary of $l,000a month.
Tho princess will sing and dance, but the salary
she will reecho Is not announced. Tho couplo
will prove great attractions in Budapest, where
much curiosity has been displayed to see them.
SO SEIf IWIl.DISOS OVElt 100 VEET.
Ilutldlnc; Hnperlntendent Constable Pro
pn.r. to Uet Kaeti it Law rertheClts,
Superintendent Constable of the Department
nf Buildings sent to the Mavor yesterday the
draftofablll which ho proposes to introduce
In the Legislature, llxlng tho maximum
height nf buildings to be erected heroafter In
this city tl lllll feet. Iho draft was prepared
by an architect, and. If the Mnyor favors It. the
Corporation Counsel will be usked to put It Into
Ai.iia.nv, Jan. A.- Assemblyman Austin of
New York city says that an antl-hlgh building
law will he Introduced nt thu coming session.
It Is drafted along the lines of last ) ear's bill,
anil provides Ihut the height of a building lie
limited to llfleen times tho squaro foot of the
width of the street upon which tho building
fronts. Mr. Austin thinks a leglstatli o commit
tee should be appointed lo luvestlgalu the high
WILL VEX RAISES LAW HOTELS.
They Mitel FlreprooT Tlirlr Lower Floor
or Defend 'I liemsrlvvn la Court,
Superintendent Constable of the Buildings
Department said ) esterdny he thought the opin
ion of tho Corporation Counsel, that all build
ings altered for hotel purposes since 1802 must
be fireproof below the second story, woold prac
tlrsllvwlpe qtlt alLtlio Haines law hotels of the
ctty.lt tho cue. rts sustained Mr. Scdtls tunten
Hon, He was bound to follow the opinion of thu
Corporation Counsel until thn courts ruled
otherwise, and, with that end In view, he will
lio'lf) tin, owners of severnl llalr.e- law hotels
at once that tbey must within ten dns comply
with tho law- nnd have tho first stor) of their
buildings made fireproof. If the nntlco Is nut
compiled with. Mr. Constable raid, he would
taku the matter tu court immediately.
:.- .vyci a itAVisi:.
A C II, und U. Cnr Leaven the Unite and
Hlx Pcrsoss Arc Hurt.
Causon. In., Jau. A. A passenger train on the
Carson branch of thu Chicago, Burlington and
CJulncy road was wrecked near here this morn
ing. The rear coach left the rails whllo passing
over a trestle and dropped to the bottom of a
ravine. It took lire from tho stove and was de
stroyed. By hard work tho trainmen and un
injured patsengers rescued the Injured nnd pre
vented loss ot life by tire, though some uf the
Injured may yet die.
Hubert Alkcnitnf Henderson will probablvdle
of Internal hurts. William Mann of Sydney
will probably die, and so will William Lamb,
express agent. John enrlr, conductor: Miss
.Mae Paul of Henderson, nnd Bert Curran,
brakemau, were nut eorlously hurt.
Harvard's Louleburar t'rs.. Returned.
CvMitltlUGr.. Mass., Jan. 5, The famous
I.oiilsburg cross, which was stolon a year ago
from Gore Hall Library at Harvard, was re
turned to-day lu ns ui)strrlous a manner ns It
was removed. It wns found banging to the
knob of the library door with note nttnchci.
the contents of which the authorities will not
divulge. Iho cross is the one captured from a
cathedral lu Quebec during tho Loulsburg ex
pedltlun, and Is a famous relic, with much tra
dition surrounding Its seizure and Ha presenta
tion to Harvard. It Is believed that It was taken
away in pursuance of a require! entof a leoret
Ilrltlah Consul nt New Tork.
LciNtiov, Jan. A. The appointment of Mr,
Andrew Percy Dennett as British Consul at
New Yurkwas ofllclally g izctted this evening.
It will bo two months beforo Mr. Bennett
reaches this country tn nsumc his duties here.
He Is a llacbelur of Arts of Christ College),
Cambridge, lu July. 1S1I.I, he wns appointed
Vice. Consul at .Manila,
Gilbert Eraser, the superseded Consul here, Is
to go to llaltlmuru,
Newfoundland Wunt lteclpraclly,
St. John's. N. P., Jan. A. The Newfoundland
Legislature will open on Feb, 11. Tho Govern
ment will intrnduco a resolution early In tha
M-slcm fnioiiiig reciprocity with tho I'tiltcd
Mates, and will despatch Colonial bcrrrtary
Burnt or Mdlcltor-lienernl .Morris to arrange a
lonvention If possible with tho MuKluley A
mluWtrat'on tn secure tho free entry nf New
fn milliard codllsh Into the American markets.
1 he llshlng Interests nf the Island nru greatly
Interested in the scheme. becHHc thu surcr.s of
the mtivemi nt would be be neflclal to thim.
Blnrrlrn In the Trn.Itnam, Not the Kitchen.
Cbailes Schrleber and Hannah Morris, who
both gave their address as .144 West Fourth
street, went to tho City Hall )calirdn) and
announced that they wanted to bit married,
Somo nun led them to the Mnrrl ige llureuii,
w hlch Is lu thu basement, and w hli h lias an uld
range lit Into the wall, Whin "u'liiloher and
and his Intendid gucd nrmiiid the room tbey
mil ITi-ii . " i, don't wh lo ho married In a
kitchen," dec. hired Miss .Morris, nud tho couplu
liusti tied upstnrs Id the Major's otllcc, w hero
they weru .Murrled h) Major Mrong.
Hl.lOO IteTi-nuruiKl 00,000 Kci.l.u Ins Taken
WAMllNuro.v, Jan. A. Thu Sennto to-dny
minuted n resolution calling on the Secretnr) of
tboTicRSury for thu rensnu why but Jl.100, ns
statid In his annual teport, was r celled from
the North Amcrliiin Commercial t mp'ii,) fur
the exclusive privllige of cau nlng ecu s, In
lhUd, vv hen IIO.OUU sealskins were taken lu Ihut
Acupulro Damaged by IhirllifiuuUe.
Ovxaca, Mexico, Jon A, severe earth
quake Is reported from tho southern part of thu
State and along the Pacific coast At Srapulcn
theshuek desiroied seieial houses and thruu
pursuit wuru Injured by fulling walls.
SI.OOO Lnbnrer lor the l,niinin Cunul,
t'nl.os, Colombia, Jnn. A Mr Mango, di
rector of the works of thu I 'annum Canal Com
pany, sailed to-day for Jniunlra for the purpose
of engaging .'1,000 laborers tu mrrv out thu
plans of thu company for an extension ot the
work uu the canal.
First. close Table tf'Ilute 78 Cots.
With wine 81,00, The Warwick, llroadw ay and 40lh lb
DOES CAMERON FALTER? f IM
It K IS SOT IS HIE SESATE TO U .1 i ,
CALL VI' 1I1S RESOI.VIIOS. TJ f
Now the Itranlutlon Is llxpoaed to All tha -j 3 L
Drtnye Thnt the Ilnemle nl Cuba May j t K '
Devlsn to Ohalruel lie Course Hrna H n
tor Hale's Itemnrkuhle lMeiie lor Npiiln. 3 (!)
WABlllsnTti.t, Jan. A. Senator Cameron of j ' ' I
Pennsylvania, tho titular author of the report t? $
of the Porelgn Relations Comuilttco In support j jj .,
of his resolution recngntlng tho Independence J a
of Cuba, prevented by his ahsouce tho calling up i
of the resolution In tho Senate to-day. Noolher Ifa Ij
biisliHss was on the programme, nnd so tho Sen- 3E '
ntcadjuurnid after Senator PrlTcr had read a fflpl I
long statement In support of the proposition for t
a monetary conference. ,!, I
About a fortnight ago Senator Cameron, with IM .fl
a company of gentlemen front Washington, th g
went to South Carolina, whore he has a bouse jj P
near the ocean, nnd no one, not even bis private aj i;
secretary, knew when the Sonnlo met to-day flj
how soon ho would return. Ills colleagues, X II
especially tho.e who aro members of the Com- fl Pa
mltleo un l'oreign Belatluus, naturally supposed Jffi 'j
that be would be lu his seat when tho Senate re- , M j!f
assembled this afternoon, and wero verr much ') jft ji-
chugrliicd to Unci that ho was not. An In- V 7t Uf
formal conference was held nt once, and It was ( '9 fill
decided not to call tip the Cuban resolution L JI
during the Senator's absence, und It Is uow uu- 18 r!fl
certain when it will get beforo the Senate. U F'b
The opponents ot Ctho resolution were greatly n I
elated ut Mr. Cameron's lack of Interest, and U i.jj
openly boasted that the failure to consider tha J5 81 ,
resolution to-day means that tho "bottom lias i . 8 ' Jm
fallen out of tha Cuban cause In the Senate." j 'Bjcfffl
This is not true, but even tho friends ot tha I JaTllai
Cameron resolution admit that by falling to 1 Bk-
call It up for action to-day they missed a good KM
opportunity to get It beforo tho Senato and tha Mil
country, so that It might be discussed and dls- " H9
posed of beforo the great pressure of saflrll
appropriation bills and other routine 2 aVfl
business shall begin. It Is nuiv plainly V aHrlS
the purpose of thn anti-Cuban Senators , 9HjM
to adopt such tactics to postpone action and de- aWJll
feat If possible the Cameron resolution as wns aVrEl
practised In 1S0U by tho opponents of the bill to Hn
repeal the sliver purchase act, and were used t Hsfl
alaotu postpone Indefinitely nt tho last session ! Hn
the resolution of the Committee on Porelgn HJB
Affairs In support of the application of the sBTfl
Monroe doctrine to the Venezuela controversy. j Wfi nt
The plan In brief Is to havo an appropriation ,1 Vf yfl
bill or seme other measure that Is entitled to ?!
the right of way ready for the attention of tha m M
Senate whenever an attempt Is mado to bring nE' )
up the Cuban resolution. jS 91
Thero are now but forty-nine working days mt jfl
left to the Kitty-fourth Congress. Including ona j K3
or two holidays, and the friends of Cuba realize V S
that under ths elastio rules ot thn Senate the 9f O
time is all tou short for the passage of a mess- lK S
suro that meets with strong and active opposl- I ffi II
tlon. The friends of the Cameron resolution, i WWiM
however, realize that at present they mutt I flHll
make haste slowly. If at all. for they think It ' J. Met sal
would be a short-sighted policy to attempt to 'J jBII
force tho passage ot the resolution In the face I. ' Hil
of such determined opposition as will be mads S fln'al
un tho Ilepubllcan side ot tho chamber A jHjlfl
by Senators Hale. Hoar, Aldrlcb. and I fWil
other influential leaders. It Is probable, f fr-Ntl
therefore, that no definite steps will tie ' fjHll
taken toward bringing the resolution be- ji SBffl
fore the Senato until the Committee on Pur- j
elgn Relations has held another meeting, tc H-
talked over the situation lu the light of recent Ull Bfl
developments, and made en estlmaHToT'Oit" rlfV f W1V
strength of tho Cuban cause In the Sonate. It "J ijiiBr fl
Is even possible that a motion will be made to ? iBt' U
recommit tho resolution to ths Foreign Beta- 11 9k' 9
tlons Committee In order that It may be ro- j ); M
ported back accompanied by some declaration 99.!. lei
as lo the power of Congress to compel the Ki- HKS w
ccutlve to reeOL-nlsA th tnilnnn,,ttnf-.. nf PH& aBTs! sal
should the two Houses Instruct hlm to do so. &aV lal
Thero Is likely to be more or lets discussion of !j Bf J9
the general Cuban queitlon In the Senate to- ,' HB, )9J
morrow, however. In spite ot the un.ence of . ! jn M
Senator Cameron, and notwithstanding the In- Kljl
formal agreement of the members of the For- &Tci
elgn Ilelntlous Commltten that the resolution HrXfl
can bo passed, If at all, only by the most dlplo. flu !
instlc kind of logrolling. Instead ot by the mora BE $9
vigorous plan of forcing it to a voto at the HP; IM
earliest possible moment In spite of all opposl- flK fl
tlnn. Mr. Call stated to-duy that ho would flfc: fl
make some remarks to-morrow on his retain- tVpfB
tlons offered at to-da)'s session, calling on ths Ifej jjM
President for all reports relating tu the con. Jttwi 'M
demtiatlon to life imprltonmenl by the tspanlsb, JU fl
authorities at Huv ana of Sangnllly. an Atnerl- IImK' IM
can citizen, and directing the Secretary of V&.J fl
State " tu command his Immediate release." It noV rl
Is not certain, however, that In the discussion (rlaP 4
that will arln from Senntor Call's remarks, the KsaH '
direct question involved In the Cameron reso- PCi'dl
lutlon will be touched upon. '1 he Call resnlu- 3JPf J -m
tlons may be discussed only In the morning ', SjU' M
hour, of course, and It Is possible for the oppo- ,i tffltV J
eltlon Senators to bring forward nn apprnprla- (Jj JrmT fl
tlon bill which under tho rules hns the right ot ij WK H
wa) at any time. 1. j Xft fl
Senator Halo Is acting Chairman of the Com- j 'w. (
nilttee on Appropriations In the absence ot ' JjtJ M
Senator Allison, nnd It Is understood that Mr. C!j
Halo hns tho Army Appropriation bill ready to f fii M
be offered as a stop gap whenever the Cuban j 'fil )m
resolutions aro brought up. Hut Mr. Allison Is I '&L
expected to bo In Washington beforo the closa I K&f) VB
of the week, and ho tuny possibly be found to be j j Jjyo (B
less of nn adtocato nnd defender of Spain. 1 yp m
Senator Hnle Is the most nctlve. persistent, nud, i K"7' M
In sumo respects, the ablest enemy of the Cuban , 1 5vf M
cnu.o In Congress, and It Is n somewhat singular .1 ! Mh fl
fact that ha has behind hlm tho almost solid y ,' -il
support of the New Kngland delegation la j llf.f .'
his advocacy of tho right of Spain t J ,-'jjl
continue her Government of the Cuban people, lf-'tai
Senntors Lodge of Massachusetts and Fryeot j ' tv' I
Malnu nru tho only conspicuous Now Kngland- 1 " '
cr In Congress to-day who aro known to ba s iAb M
friends and supporters of thn Cuban cause. "j Wih M
l'ortuuately tbey aro among the ablest uien on i Ut M
the delegation nnd arc, moreover, members of t, jJtr'iB
the Committee' on Foreign Relations, where V ''JlVl
their Itilluonco Is directly eflectlve. J JvffrjrM
It Is very well known that one ot the argu- ' 'it u 3ei
ments used by the pro-Spanish Senntors to I 'i'lt
rrealn a sentiment 111 favor of non-action on jj ir'l!
tho Cameron resolution Is that Speaker Beod it S ffrJii'm
oppusud to the resolution and opposed to any i ffc.Sp'.J
action by Congress at present on the Cuban ' i.rtl
question. A New Kngland Senator, a friend of , f JV JJ 9
Cuba, said to-duy; f j N'.Wfi
" Heed Is opposod tn action by tbo Houso, and V j ?;
w hat he mi) s tbero generally goes." 4 j fSinfl
'1 ho Speaker's well-known opposition Is used bV'i i'J
111 behalf of tha contention thnt It would be a if'i'Vcn
useless wuMo of time tn pas. the resolution lo j i''VI
the'-iiittte, ns It could under no circumstances t, f&Y'lm
riiiuo to a voto in tho Himso because of the V jf,fLm
Speaker's abduto power to control the Icglsla- J t'.t'
tlon of that bod). I H;' ?
It bus nut often hnppenod In recent ) ears that 1 llJ!'"
Sfienkcr Heed and Senator Halo have Joined !'&''''
blinds un n public question, but they are to- 5 W-A, "
gether now, although the peuker' upposlllon 9'vi
to tho ( amoruli lesuliitiun Is enllrel) passive, I vlKV I
Hu Is a iiiun wno does not uriiss bridges until ha ' Jfift', .'
ciiiues to I In in, and hu Is nut at present both- V'FvVt
crlng bis head ai, to what the Senate may or i fV, l-.
muinutdo But ids will-kuuwu vlewsunthe Jt'''1'. i'
Cuban qiieslinu form a subjeui of constant ills- G M jV '''
cuiiloli lu llio Senato chamber. j t , i
senator llnle's nttltudu .s unnccountable to It jMy' '. '' j
many of his rollengues and is well cle.i ilbul ty -Ji'v, '
n n unirK Hindu to-duy by onu of them, wlu "f(iV' 'II
"Halo has not only bicome nn uppnneiil ( jtjfi
Cuban iriidoui. but tho udvoiiilu uf h;nli, us "f" , , V'
well' " '
lh.il this -Minuter did I nt put thu ense too j ,''
strongly Is shown b) thu publu nets of Senntoy 'f.'',,"
Hale since the Cuban question first riimo before " ,'
tho public, Uu has acted at ull lltuis as tht .'"'
" " ' "' "" "" " i l'i,"i . , ii ,. Ol'afll
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