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. ; THE SUN, JFRIPAY, MAY 7, 1807. j' lIBj
' JQNES INVOKES TAMMANY.
unovr nr.sr.nr dryanismi" is the
' CRY FROM ARKAXSAS.
rwrr stay Ki an Attempt to Bath the Sun
turlf MM Committee for nryan And
II, rr Arc llrjnn. Cleveland, and Justice
rr)klnm Alt With Lightning Beds fp.
C halrnian James If. Jones of tho National
Popo'cr.Mlt: Committee proposes to tnko a hand
In the IlKlit for n. Major of Greater New York.
,cl, very much concerned about Tammany's
ttltmle In tlio campaign at hand, nnd ho has
nriltcno niimlicr of letters to Leader John C.
elitchnn nd to Chairman Elliot Danforth of tho
'jnoirntle Statu Committee urging tho roafrlr
nation in the municipal campaign of tho na
tional platforui adopted nt Chicago. Senator
Jones Is expected to arrive In New York city
before long and doubtless ho will talk with
Bhcchan and Dnnforth and ur:o that no step
backward from llrjnnlsm be taken.
Senator Jones has Informed his f rlonds In Now
Tork fctato w lj'.iln the last forty-eight hours that
tho conference of Bold Democrats nt tho
Reform I'lub after the Cleveland dinner was
merely tho first step on tho part of Demo
jratsw bo descried their party In tho Presiden
tial campaign last fall to capture tho national
organization In 1000. Senator Jones considers
thco Democrats trn'.lors to their party. Ho Is
for taking every Btep posslblo to prevent thorn
from capturing tho national organization four
years hence, and he concludes that Tammany and
theN'ow YorkStntoorganljntton should rcnOIrm
their support of tho national platform, and thus
prevent tho gold Democrats from making tho
slightest headway. Ho points out In his lottors
to friends In Now York city that to ovoid tho
bsues of 1800 In tho coming municipal cam
paign would bo a treat mistake, for tho reason
that tho election of a Major of Greater New
York Ij to hav o a far-reaching Influence all over
tto United States.
Leader Shcchan Is in a quandary as to what
itcps to take. In his preliminary conduct of tho
campaign ho bos declared that tho battle Is to
bo fought on tho cry " Now York for Now York
ers," and In other ways ho has Indicated that
Tammnny w 111 fight for n Mayor of Greater Now
York on tho prlnclplo of homo rule. Senator
Jones is orv much concerned over Mr. Shechon'a
attitude, although ho bellovcs that Mr. Sheohan
acted in good faith In tho campulgn last fall.
Richard Croker, it Is learned, docs not npprovo
of conducting the battlo for a Mayor of Greater
N'ew York on anything but municipal lines nnd
will say so when hu returns to New York. Sen
ator Jones Is nwaro of Mr. Croker s attitude,
and he is dioply grieved. Ho has not given up
how. how over, of convincing Mr. Croker of the
error of his ways. Hut between Jones and
Croker, Shcchan, it is suspected, goes with
Some of the members of tho Democratic Stato
Committee are fearful that at the meeting of
tho icinmltteo llrj'an members will attempt to
rush through n resolution Indorsing tho national
platform of 180C An effort Is to be made, to
prevent nnv thing of tho kind, and ox-Senntor
lllll it Is declared, will bo able to control a ma
jority of the committeemen who are to meot and
nominate a candidate for Chief Judgo of tho
Court of Appeals. Everybody now believes that
Mr IIIU will nominate Supreme Court Justice
Alton B. Parker of Kingston. Stato Cominlt
t et man Norman E. Mack of Buffalo has been
around town chock full of Bryanlsm and saying
I some rather harsh things of Democrats who dif
fered with him In the national campaign. Mr.
Mack, his friends said, will do everything possi
ble to cause a ruction In tho Stato Committee,
but even Mr. Mack told his friends that he was
well aware that Senator Hill could very easily
defeit his purpose, for tho reason that Mr.
mil's friends make up a majority of the com-
Recurring to Chairman Jones, a number of tho
Democrats of importance said yesterday that all
hands in the State felt very friendly to him, but
thtt they didn't think he should meddle in the
tight for a Mayor of Greater New York. They
believed that Senator Jones should leavo Tam
many alone to win, if It could, on its own lines
of battle. Among those who sold these things
irere Democrats who were faithful to
Chairman Jones In the national fight,
bat who believed then, and are more
than ever convinced now, that tho national
platform went altogether too far and was
extreme almost to lunacy. Some of these Dem
ocrats criticised William J. Bryan for popping
around the country and In talking matches
keeping himself before the people, and nght
hero It may bo said that some of these Democrats
were pcsltivo that Itufus V. Pcckboni, Asso
ciate Justice of tho Supremo Court, had his
lightning rod up already as a candidato for
President in tho next JJatlonal Democratic
Manton Marble, who sailed for Europe yester
day, told his friends that he was con Inccd from
Mr. Cleveland's speech at the Iteform Club din
ner, that Mr. Cleveland was getting himself in
lino again as the Presidential candidate. Mr.
Marble thought that Mr. Cleveland's utterances
at the dinner could havo no other solution. The
people of the United States, Mr. Marble told his
friend', had by a majority of 700,000 decided
upon an entirely new change of policy, and
htd commissioned President MeKInlcy and his
friends to phss n new tariff bill and to carry
out the principles of tho ItepubHcan Na
tional platform of 1800, which Included the
appointment of n commission to visit foreign
countries to ascertain the feasibility of Interna
tional bimetallism. The new tariff bill had been
put through the House of Itepresentntlves with
rapidity ond Is now on its way toward snpplant
5 ing the Wilson tariff, tho International Commls
ilon Is about to sail on its mission, and yet
thirty days after Mr. MeKInlcy takes his scat
Mr. Cleveland declares that the McKlnley Ad
ministration is engaged In a stiff gamo of bunco
on the American people. Those are the usual
Cleveland tactics, Mr. Mnrblo told his friends,
and in lcw of tbem thero was nothing to con-
ludebut that Mr. Cleveland is still a candidate
It t as recalled that in Maj 1880. Immediately
sit r Mr. f levoland gav e place to President Har
rison, a canipiet was given in his honor nt the
Fifth Avenue ltotci. and that that banquet was
the starting joint of hit renomlnation in 180.'.
The Ftefonu Club banquet lost month nnd tho
fifth Avenue Hotel banquet in Mnj-. 18l. look
ratherallke. Tbopuplc repudiated Mr. Cleve
land In tbe election In 18" and decreed for Har
rison and a new order of tilings. Just as they
repudiated the Deinocntlc party in 1806 and de
clared for .MeKInlcy and his policy.
onto repurlicaxs worried.
There Mar Be an Investigation In Cincinnati
flptrltuatlat ote In Dancer.
Cincinnati, O., May 0. Republican politi
cians hero nnd In Washington nre greatly
wrought up over the recent developments hero
tint seemingly Indicate wholesale corruption
among Republican municipal leaders. It Is
feared that a sjsteuiatlc, searching investiga
tion would result In disaster to tbo Republican
party In Ohio this fall. Another peculiar phase
of the apparent situation Is an announced de
termination nn tho part of tho Spiritualists to
rote with the Democrats in certain closo coun
ties, ticcause tho ItepubHcan representatives
from them voted for tho Medical Diploma Ex
amination law, which shuts out Spiritualist
physicians from practice in tbo State.
The Hon. J. B. Townsend of Lima, O., one of
Senator Urlte's lieutenants, who is a radical
Spiritualist, Is quoted ns a lng that the follow
ing counties will thus ha thrown to the Demo
crats at the fall election: Delaware, Marlon,
Knox, Highland, Franklin, Hardin, Summit,
I'reble. Morgan, Noble, and Adnms.
Coit'Mnvu, O., Moy . Tbo Republican Slate
ntrul Committee will mcot hero to-morrow.
Major r. W. K. Dick, who comos as tho ropre
tentative of Senator Hanna, arrived this after
noon and held n conference with Gov. Bushnell.
"he- orrnnged a compromise ab lo the time of
holding the Convention, nnd will recommend
that the cnmmlttoe fix it for June S!3 nnd 24.
No decision was reached tut to temporary
cjiilrnmn. but it is understood that Senator
Hunn.i will propose cither Congressman Gros
v'nor or S. M, Taylor. While theso oroboth
ntl fornker men, Gov. Buslinell will not oppose
them. This leaves only the place of tho con
vention jet undecided. A mniorlty of thoconv
mltuo seems favorable to Toledo, nnd It will
Pnjnably be chosen. Tho Foruker Republicans
rout tho Idea that Charles L. Kurtz will bo do
fased as Mate chairman by Senator Hanna,
iney claim to huvo it llrm hold on tbo party
Accused or Wot Reporting Sinallpoi.
IJ lr. John McM. Brown of t!13 East Slxty-nlnth
street (ailed at tho oftlces of tho Health Depart-
""nt yesterday In answer to a notlco sont lo
h'm by one of the health inspectors, who said
Intt Dr. Drown had failed to report a caso of
J'aidlpox in Mrs. Frederick Tajlor'u boarding
'.""'"it :i7 West Ttvcnty-fourtli streot. Dr.
Jenedlct, who had issued tho notlco for Dr.
fro viiis appearance, was not in his ofllco when
ii.,.iJLr9.w" il. President Wilson of tho
I il. Iln iloa.rd wild he know nothing about tho
I uo and asked Dr. Drown to call again to-dnj-.
J, n (leTtland Yachting rartr Luts Ureen.
Gkklnvvicii, Conn., May 0. Tho jacbt
I Oneida, belonging to E. O. Benedict, arrived
hero lato lat night from Gray Gables, having
I on board ex-Presldont Cleveland, ex-Secretary
I iiU110 iT',f!i"urcr Carlisle, and cx-Postmastor-
I U...?1" W"'J' and Banker Benedict. The
I lSnLVa.munBll.?roan,l lent tho night at Mr.
I i?"c,?l'''l Indian Harbor home. Early this
I . S?"".1.0.0!'0'! rec'nba'l'ed "! tbo yacht
I 4 off In tho direction of New York.
HEMOCItAIB AID QUAT.
THej Help Rlna to Advance lb rittabnnr
Jack tho Ripper" BUI,
lUnmsntma, Pa May 0. It was Quay and
anti-Quay In tho House to-day, nnd Quay
won. He was In constant communication with
his lieutenants In tho Legislature by wire and
long-dlstonco telephone and personally dlrocted
tho fight against Senntors Fllnn and Magoo, tho
1'lttaburg bosses, who havo held the fort in Al
legheny county against his repeated assaults.
Quay won u temporary Ictory to-day through
an nlllanco with tho Democrats, who were mar
shalled by John M. Gorman, Chairman of tho
Democratic Stato Committee.
A bill was prepared by I.tout.-Gov. Walter
I.yoil reclassifying tho cities of tho Stnto so as to
placo Pittsburg In tho first group with Philadel
phia, and ho placed In tho bill a provision which
authorizes tho Governor lo appoint tho Mayor
and other city officials within ten dajn after it
coos Into effect. This clauso gave tho bill Its
namoof "Jack tho nipper" becauso It "rips"
up tho proscnt administration of Pittsburg with
out morcj-. A few days ago tho bill was
reached, but tbe odds against it were so heavy
that tho member In chargo hnd It placed on tho
postponed calendar. Meanwhllo Senntor Quay
was pressed by tho roformcrs In Pittsburg to
make another effort, nnd ho niado some sort of
nlllanco with Chairman Garman, who lined up
tho Democrats to-day for tho bill. Thoy had
previously been lined upon tho other side. They
gave Quay enough votes to pass tho bill on sec
ond reading, but It probablj will not pasn tho
final stage. Inasmuch as many supported It to
day who aro pledged against It on final passage
During the discussion to-day Mr. McElhany of
Allegheny charged that it was an outrageous
poposltlon vv hleh was being Imposed upon the
Jieojilo of Pittsburg In tho gvilse of reform. Ho
Icclarcd that Philadelphia is four times tho
site of Pittsburg, and jet tho supporters of this
hill would saddle upon tho citizens of Pittsburg
thoexnensoof a charter such as Philadelphia
has. mt. TUlbrook declared that tho masses or tho
pcoplo want tho change. Mr. Stewart of Phila
delphia protested against the ptssageof tho bill.
Ho said Philadelphia did nol want to be placed
in tho same class as Pittsburg, and argued that
tho future under such conditions would mean
constant friction in legislation. What Phila
delphia would want Pittsburg would not want.
Mr. Crothers of Philadelphia made a red-hot
speech ngalnst tho bill, and said tbe whole pur
pose of the measure was to oust thoso now In
ottlco In Pittsburg nnd give their places to
others moro acceptable to tho backers of this
sTAJtcirr.uss ciyit. bertice met..
Gav. Black Listens to tbe Civil Service Be
rortnera Who Armed Against It.
Albany, May 0. Gov. Black to-day listened
for an hour and a half to the civil servlco re
formers, who appeared In opposition to Senator
Lexow's "Starchlcss Civil Servlco bill." This
measure is the creature of Gov. Black's "ad
vanced " ideas on the question of civil service.
Ho spent more timo in tho preparation of this
bill than on any measure Introduced to put into
off cct tho many recommendations made in his
annual message. Thero were fifty prominent
civil service reformers present from New York
and Brooklyn and other municipalities when
Gov. Black opened the hoarlng at noon.
The opposition was led by Carl Schurz and
Secretary McAneny of tho Civil Service Iteform
Association. Mr. Schurz mode the principal
argument against the bill. He declared that It
was a violation of the spirit of tho civil servlco
provision of the State Constitution, and that It
meant a return to the old spoils system through
the tearing down of the present admirable Stnto
civil service system. The bill purported torecog
nizo the advisability of a State civil sorviuo
scheme, yet It flagrantly vlolnted this principle
of civil government In every detail.
Civil Service Commissioners William J. Schlcf
fclln and Charles W. Watson of New Y'ork city
nnd Civ 11 Scrv lco Commlssloni r Somers and
William G. Low and Alfred T. White of Brook
Ivn, Dorman B. Eaton. J. T. Owens, and Pres
ident Daniel Harris of tho Federation of Labor
also opposed tho measure. Mrs. C. R. Lowell,
representing tho women Interested, spoko briefly
No one spoko In favorof tho measure, as It was
thought undesirable to create any friction by
having Senator Lexow defend tho measure.
Gov. Black asked not one question while tho
provisions of the bill were being discussed. He
preserved his usual discreet silence.
ItESEIt VATIOX OX T1IE ST. LA WJtESCE.
The tale ta Advertise far PropwaU Or the
Purchase r Lands and Islands.
ALBAxr, May a This State to-day took tho
first steps toward the completion of tbe plan to
establish a Stato reservation on the St. Law
rence IUvcr on tho New York side. Gov. Black
recently approved a bill appropriating $30,000
to purchaso points of land along tho St. Law
rence shore and islands in the river, and for the
erection of necessary buildings and wharves to
accommodato fishermen and tourlstB. Tbe Stato
Fisheries, Game, and Forest Commission has
chargo of the establishment of tho park, and
to-day authorized tho advertising for proposals
for the purchase of lands and Islands In the St.
Lawrence. It Is not expected that any Islands
can be secured, as they are hold at high figures.
It is hoped, however, that the Statu will bo ablo
to acquire many available points jutting out
into the river. . .
To tbe Anglers Association of tho Thousand
Islands Is duo tho credit of tbe establishment of
a State reservation on tho St. Lawrence. Tho
Canadian Government Is acting In unison with
this State, with tbo expressed ultimate object of
forming a grand International park on the St.
Lawrence. Canada has already set apart twen-tj-two
Islands In tho river for public purposes
and agreed to make as largo an appropriation as
New York State toward the establishment of an
International pork. This question was flrst
agitated through the efforts which were suc
cessful In having Canada allow our Bummer vis
itors In the St. Iwwrence to fish over the line In
Canadian waters without molestation and with
out pas lng the $3 feo formerly exacted of New
York Stato fishermen.
rj.Axrixo risu fut.
A Total or 1411,000,000 Deposited la the
Waters or Ibe Slats Since Oct. I.
Aldant, Mny 0. Unusual success has at
tended tbe efforts of the Stato Fisheries, Gamo
nnd Forest Commission In planting fry In the
various waters of tho State, according toa report
filed with the commission to-day by Commis
sioner Charles II. Babcock of Rochester, who Is
Chairman of the committee having chargo of
this work. Mr. Babcock reports that slnco Oct.
1 last thero havo been deposited In tho public
waters of the State different kinds of fish fry, ns
follows: Brook trout, 3,800.000; brown trout,
030,000; lake trout. 'J.34.VH)0; rainbow trout,
00.000; frost fish, 10,600.000: whltcflsh, 21,
nflO.OOO; rlscoos. 14.500,000: tomcods. 4-I.07.V
000; smelts, 45,000,000-a total of 143,0(10,000
1 ho distribution of plko f rj' l now being mndc,
and the output will probablj boat least fiO.OOO,
000, which will bo the largest j early plant ev i r
made by tho Stato. Tho applications for plko
fry come from nearly all parts of tho State. One
hundred million pike oggs were secured. If
better facilities for taking euro of a larger num
ber of plko eggs could hav o been arranged for.
nt least ISO.000,000 or 'JOO.OOO.OOD of eggs of
tbls variety could hav o been secured, nnd at a
trifling additional expense. Our small plko
hatchery was rilled to Its utmost capai It j beforo
tho height of tbo Bpaw ntng season was over.
Bueatrlaii Statue or lien. Riorum.
ALBANY, May 0. J. F. Brines, tho sculptor
nnd clay modeller at tho Capitol, has completed
n model for an equestrian statue of Gen. Ifenry
V. Slocum, Tho State has appropriated S'J'J.OOO
for such a statue to lie placed on the Gettj sburg
battlefield, nnd Mr. Brines vslll compete with
others for tho work. Mr. Urlncs's model repre
sents the General seated on a charger, with his
slouch hat on nnd In nno hand holding his field
flafses, while with tho other ho reins his slued,
'arsons who knew Gen. Slocum well say that
Mr, Brlnej tins ruproduccMl nn exact likeness, of
the soldier as ho apnearod in buttle, oven to the
imlso of tho slouch hat.
nupplemeutnl Greater ISsn fork Bills Hlgned.
Aliiasy, May (1. Threo of tho supplemental
Greater Now York bills prepared by the Charter
Commission wcrOBlgned by Gov, Black to-day.
Oneprovldes for the election next fall of tho
olllcers of the greater city; the second provides
for tbe election of Supervisors In Queens county,
and tho third amends tho Election law so far as
tho provisions of tho charter relate thereto. The
other supplemental hills will bo signed by the
Governor as soon as thoy are received from the
Majors of tbe cities to whom they were sent for
The Canals to Be Open tor Navigation by
ALUA.sr, May 0. The cntlro canal system of
tho Slate will bo open for navigation by Satur
day. Tho work of lotting In wuter on the vari
ous luvels of tho Krlo ana other canals has been
going on since Monday, und already in borne
parts of tho system boats havo been locked.
who need an occasional tonlo to carry tbem In health
turouKb their declining Tiara, altould wo Aaheuaer
jJusvh'sltMutrlne. llraltbful ana nutritious. At
ail druiwUts. Udv.
AIR FULL OF CITS' KICKS.
JJOJV'T WANT CANDIDATES PICKED
OUT Jll i.V IXXEll COVXC1T..
one Unexplored Dlfflenltleo or Pedagogy Pre
seated to Dr. Butler by Johnny Mllhnl.
land's Obstreperous Boyo Broolved. to Up
aet the Whole Plan or Organisation.
Prof. Nicholas Murray Butler, tho appointed
boss of tho Cita' Union In tho Twonty-flfth As
sembly district, cnllod a meeting of enrolled
members In that district for last night nt the
general headquartors, 39 East Twenty-third
street, expecting to deliver an address to them.
But tho whole tlmo of tho session was taken up
with protests against tho plan which will pre
ventmerocmollcd members from having any
voice In tho selection of tho candidates of tho
Among (ho protcstants were James G. Mo
Murray, iovcll H. Jcromo, Major J. U. McKol
vey, and Robert C. Brocklnrldge. Thoy aro ex
perts at protesting, having learned It under
Johnny Mllholland. Last night their protests
were directed against tho bosses of tho Citizens'
Union Instead of against "Boss" Piatt.
Tho mooting was secret, Ex-Alderman Mo
Murray opened tho ball by stating that ho had
aeon In tho now spapcrs a statement that, under
tho plan of organization of tho Union, tho Exoo
utlvo Commltteo had full power to nominate
candidates nnd conduct tho campaign, nnd that
tho commltteo Is In favor of proceeding speedily
to put candidates In tho field. In view of thoso
facts ho offered a resolution demanding n hear
ing for tho enrolled members and providing that
nominations should be mndo by representative
nominating conventions. Tho resolution also
Lovoll II. Jcromo spoko frequently nnd fer
vently In fav or of tho McMurrny resolution.
Robert C. Breckinridge wanted tho question
nuthorltativoly nnsworcd whether or not tho
Executive Commltteo ban pow or under tho plan
adopted to mako nominations on Its own motion.
Prof. Butler answered In a wav which was
not considered satisfactory by Mr. Breckinridge,
and John B. Pine, Chairman of the Enrollment
Committee, who was In tho building, was sent
for to answer tho question. Mr, Pino said that
ha must answer Mr. Brocklnrldgo's question In
"Then." said tho latter, " I will not submit to
any such arrangement. If that is tho plan I
have no placo in this organization. I do not
purposo delegating my political rights to any
self-appointed committee, nor will I consent that
those rights be taken from me."
"How do you select candidates in the Repub
lican organization I" askod n mild-mannered
young man who evidently asked for Informa
tion. " I do my part by voting at primaries and In
representative conventions. If I nm fortunate
enough to bo chosen a dciegato," replied Mr.
" That Is the way the candidates of this Union
should bo chosen. Tho people should have a
v olco In tho matter."
This outburst surprised Mr. Pine, who said
that he supposed ev ery citizen knew when ho
signed the enrollment blank that he delegated
his authority to participate In the nominating of
candidates to the reputable gentlemen who
composed tho Governing Committees of tho
Mr. Breckinridge retorted that no committee,
no matter how reputable, could havo his vote to
do with It as they pleased.
Henry R. Towne offered the following ea a
substitute forMcMurray's resolution:
Retolvtd. Tbat. pending the creation of a perma
nent management and form of organization. It Is
recommendrU that no final action ralatlog to
nomlnatlona or to a plan of campaign be
taken, and that whatever plan be finally adopt
ed snonld. la the broadest nianuer, provide
for a full. free, and Intelligent participation by tho
whole membership In all proposed actions or the
union and the election of Ita officers and In the ac
eompllahment of Its high puriiose.
This was not so strong or so direct as the 51c
Murrav resolution, but as It recognized what
tho Mllhollandcrs were fighting for tho re
organization of the union as a representative
body and tbo right of the enrolled members
primarily to declaro Its policy and select Its can
didatesit was adopted after a little further
Some of the Goo Goos were alarmed at tho
development of this rebellion In tbe ranks.
They fear that If It spreads their well-planned
autocracy will be smashed and that worst of
all possible happenings It may result In a
w ieked deal or combination with politicians and
HIT.T.S VETOED AXD ACCEPTED.
SfayorSaxo Cltr Employreo Shouldn't Go to Al
bany to Get M ore Pay.
Mayor Strong has vetoed the bill permitting
tho Flro Commissioners to Increase tho number
of physicians In tbe Flro Department to four, to
ralso their salaries from $2,000 to $3,000, and to
grant them immunity from removal except for
cause. Tho Mayor said he did not believe In going
to Albany to get the pay of employees of tho city
increased. He said, however, that If tho Flro
Commissioners would come before the Board of
Estimate when the provisional estimates aro
mode and ask for an incrcoso of pay for the doc
tors of tho department ho hnd no doubt that
their request would be granted.
Tbo Mayor also disapproved tho bill providing
for the payment of compensation to Rufus G.
Bcardslee for services as counsel to the Board of
Education. " I hnvo already saved tho city $3,
000,000 by disapproving acts of this kind, and I
mean to keep up tbo good work." bo said.
Tho Mayor has accepted tbo bill to relieve the
Cathedral of St. John tho Divine from assess
ments arising from tho opening of Htreets and
avenues. Bishop Potter talked to the Mayor In
favor of the measure,
Tbe Mayor has accepted tbo following hills
Authorizing tbe Register to destroy chattel mort
gages now stored In hla onlce wbnw life has ezplred.
Compelling builders, for tbe better protection of
Eedeatrlans. to erect parapets around tho platforms
nllt over sidewalks on the fronts of buildings during
Kxeruptlnx tbe real estate of the Monteflore Horns
for Chronic invalids from taxation, uatsaments, and
Allowing tho widow of John It. Fellows to draw his
salary up to tho time that his term of office would
DltOOKLYX DEMOCRATS EXltOT.Z.
ITork fbr tbe Greater !Yew lortc Campaign
Inaugurated Ijiat Klabl.
Tho work of organizing the Democratic forces
In Brooklyn for the Greater New Y'ork cam
paign was Inaugurated lost night, when tho
hooks of each election district In tho First,
Second, Fourth, Fifth, and Tenth wards were
opened for enrollment. No applicant who de
clared hltnielf n Democrat was rejected.
Reports vvblih reached Democratic headquar
ters Indicated that many of 1. 10 old backsliders
were returning to the fold, and that somo dis
gruntled voters weru deserting tho Republican
ranks. Tho enrollment will lx continued in tho
nbovo waids to-night. To-morrow night live
other wards will have their innings and within
ten dnv ) tho enrollment will lie completed.
It Is tho intention of the Democratic managers
to retain their election district associations, but
thn new County Committee will Ik nrgunlzod on
Assembly district Instead of ward lines, and thn
Assembly district will also be tho basis for
representation In the nominating conventions.
OXE QOT.D Oil A TO It, OXE SILVER.
Good lord. Good Devil, So I,ona as Tammany
dceo a t banco to Take thn Town,
'Senator Jacob A. Cantor, loader of tho Democ
racy in the Stato Senate, will he ono of the
speakers nt tho meeting of the General Com
mltteo of Tammany Hall to be held to-night to
nrrul.'n tho Republican majority of tho Legisla
ture. Senator Cantor was a gold Democrat In
the Inst tampalgn, and his appenranco on tho
same stage with Senator Thomas F, Grady, who
was an advocate of the Rrjnn cause, is Intended
by the Tammany leudurs to empnaslzo the, fan
that they do not want their backsliding on na
tional lnues to flsuro In tho coming iiiunktpal
ri.ATnVSU HAH A CANDIDATE.
Sjoit-Partlsans Boom Urocer Meyer, Formerly
or Vtllllaiiibburg, for .tlaor or r vv sorb.
Henry A, Meyer, tho Wllllum iburggrocerwho
was thu Hcpiiblliun candidato fur Major of
Brookljnln 1801, wus spuing last night ns u
candidato for Mayor of the Groater Now Y'ork,
Ills boom wi launched by tho Taxpayi rs' As
sociation of theTwcntj-nlnth ward, I (imposed
of properly owners of Vlnthuah, Irrespective of
politics. Mr. Mejcr has lived In Flntbusb since
shortly after his defeat by Dav Id A. Hood j ,
A lookers Alderman Hun Over,
Y'ONKUits, May 0. Abraham 11. Tompkins, an
Alderman of this city, was painfully Injured to
day by belnfj run over by n homo and wagon
owned by Col. DIckeroon, who lives on tbo Van
Pelt place in tho Nepperhan avenuo extension.
Tho accldi nt took placo at Wells avenue and
North Broadway. Tompkins was crossing the
street, und attempted to tiup tbe horse, which
was running away. He was knocked down, and
tho hub of ono of tho wheels cut a deep gash
over his eye. Michael O'Neill, the driver of tbo
borbe, was thrown out at Ashburton avenue.and
tbo horse, niter striking Inmpkins, plunged
through tbo show window of Kdwln Vlllier,
An artery via cut In tho horso s leg-.
flolorsr (an and black
value 60o. & (to.
colors: black, tan and grsy
(8 pair for 1.00)
-w Broadway & 20th St.
OXE STRAIN OF TIOIIES I1ARRED.
James B. flao !fo Standing- In the fontest or
tbe HI. 500.000 Mill.
Another preliminary skirmish In the contest
of tho will of "Sir" nichard Tighc, tho Union
squaro millionaire, wns oil beforo Surrogato Fitz
gerald jestcrday. By the will most of the
$1,500,000 estate was left to rolatlvcs of tho
testator's wife, who hnd died childless. About
fifteen alleged kin beyond sea, appeared in con
test of tho will and their status was not dis
puted. Then Lawyer John M. Gardner tried to
Interveno with twenty-four other alleged kin,
mostly from this Bide, but the proponents of tho
will nnd tho kin already admitted objected, so a
motion had been mndo to require causo to bo
shown whj- tho twenty-four should not
get In. Lawyer Gardner finally decided to
withdraw all tho names except that of James
S. Tlghe, becauso bo did not want tho Surro
gate's proceeding to bar him In any way with
regard to tho rights of his other clients, which
ho intends to try to enforco In tho Supremo
Court. Tho Surrognto tried to get counsel to
stlpulnto that James S. TIgho should be allowed
to enter tho contest prov Islonally, having tho
' question of his status adjourned until after tho
contest of tho will. Counsel could not agree to
tbls, bo jestcrday was fixed for a determination
of the status of James S. TIgbe.
It Is alleged on behalf of James S. TIgho that
Richard Tlghe, tho testator, had a halfbrothor,
also named Richard, and that James S. Tlghu Is
his son. Both ltlt hards aro alleged to bo sons of
Mnjor Robert Tlgho.
John I.. Cadualladrr, In behalf of benefi
ciaries, nnd Edward II. Mooron and Arthur A.
Mitchell, both representing alleged heirs, all in
sisted that Lawjer Gardner disclose tho name of
tho alleged wife of Major Robert Tlgho. father
of the decedent, from whom James S. Tlgho Is
alleged to have sprung.
Luvvjer Mitchell said yesterday that he had
affidavits to show that tho mother of James's
father, Richard, was ono Mary Kelly, u servant
In the family of Major Titrhc. Thero Is no record
tbat the Major married Mnry Kelly.
No evidence wns presented jestcrday of James
S. Tighc's descent, nnd the Surrogate said that
ho would deny tho motion to allow James to In
tervene, but would permit Mr. Gardner to re
new tbo motion it ho should subsequently get
evldenco to show the kinship of his client.
The decision brushes away all present barriers
to the hearing of tbe w ill contest.
DRAXK TTUISKET FR03I A HOSE.
Imltb rilled BlmselrRo Pull That Me .leclected
to Bto tbe Flow.
When Herman Hustcdt went dorm into tho
cellar of his liquor store at '201 Metropolitan
avenue, Brooklyn, at 11 o'clock yesterday morn
ing he saw a stout, shabbily clothed stranger
sitting on tho floor.
"I'vo Just como from Grecnpolnt," the In
truder muttered thickly. " I'm vcrj' sick."
" Get out of hero," cried Hustcdt. who hnd no
faith in the stranger's explanation. The latter
staggered upstairs, and an Instant later Hu
stedt heard tbo noise of n liquid trickling on tho
floor. Ho found a demijohn of whiskey over
flowing near a big cask. Tho stranger had
pulled out the bung, fitted into It n length of old
rubber hose, and proccoded to let It flow into
one of the proprietor's empty Jugs, which ho
had found In a corner. Hustcdt dashed upstairs
and caught the Intruder und handed him over
ton cop from the station houso around tho cor
ner from the saloon.
"I'm John Smith, a peddler, and I Uvent ,r13
Grand Btrcct, Williamsburg." said tho Prisoner
to the Sergeant in unsteady tones. Then bo
keeled over on tho floor In n state of collapse.
The Sergeant sent a hurry call to tho Eastern
Hospital. The ambulance surgeon felt John
Smith's pulse and looked Into his mouth.
" Dead drunk," ho said briefly, and ilrov o away
again. John Smith was still helpless from liquor
last night. Ho had put the hose to his mouth
and filled himself up with whiskey beforo start
ing to load up the jug to carry off. He had ov cr
estimated bts capacity. Hustcdt said that had
ho filled thn jug and not stopped to till himself
first John Smith could have got away with tho
hi? Jug all ripht. When bo sobers up to-dny
John Smith will hnvo to face the doublo chargo
of Intoxication and burglnrj .
8PRECKELS AXD HIS SONS.
lie Accused nr Trains lo Bain Tbem Flnnn
San FnANCfsco, May fl. Tho valuo of Ha
waiian Commercial Company's Block shrank
1,0(K).000 yesterday. Thero h somo publlo
indignation against Clans hprcckels, who Is
alleged to bo using his influence In order to ruin
bis two sons, Rudolph and Augustus, whoso
entiro fortunes aro lnvosted in Hawaiian Com
mercial. It Is said that he obtained tho signa
tures of the machinery manufacturers In favor
of abrogating tho reciprocity trctty on tho
promlso that thoy should build the machinery
for his huge Hallna beet sugar factor)'.
It Is now known that the order has been
placed In Germany conditional!) , thn woik to
be begun upon tho passngotif thu bill allowing
frco entry for two jrars to beet sugar ma
chinery. There Is dally evidence of biillijorliig
tbo licet growers to sign tbo petition. If tho
treat j ho abrogated thn trust intends to lose
thncano sugar refinery hem nnd confine work
to Its Hudsonvlllo nnd Sallnn plants, throwing
out of employment sov end hundred men hero.
The Port Orchard Dry Iluck la All Blaht.
San riiANClsto, Cal., May II. A Tuionui do
s patch prlntod this morning said that the Port
Orchard dry dock was sinking, and tbat n report
now on tbe way to Washington would recom
mend Its condemnation. Tho story Is denied
emphatically by Commander J. C. Mornng, who
hndf-hurga of Its construction. Ho said to-day:
"No dock In tho world Is hotter built or has a
finer foundation. Admiral Selfrldge and ('-apt.
Mahan recommendod Port On hard for tbe dot k,
after hundreds of boringH had been made. In ltn
construction only tho best materials were Ubod.
Tho dock 1h now In perfect condition."
Itching, Irritated, tealy, craned Scalpi, dry, this,
and falling Hair, cleanied, purified, and beauti
fied by warm sbanipooa with Concent Boar,
and occasional drculnga of CUTicnai.pareit of
emollients, tbe greatest ikln curei.
Treatment will produce a clean, healthy scalp
with luxuriant, lustrous hair, when all elio falls.
Self throughout tbt world, rorrss JJaua ava Cask.
Coar.Solt fropa, Boston.
aj-'-liowlornkluc, Lusarlsat Hair," mtllrt has.
SKINS ON FIRTfeV:;,!.'
POLITICS FOR BAPTISTS.
BADIXE SMITH ELUCIDATES NON
lie Tells lbs Baptlala That It la the Host Ar
rorant nnd Tyrannical n. Pulton Cutting
Prnlar the Clio and Mllholland Promise
Conditionally to Vole for a, Bryan Man.
Tho Baptist Social Union of Manhattan Island
held a ladles' mooting at tho Hotel Savoy lost
ovenlng. Most of tho women brought their hus
bands, and tho business of the mooting was lo
listen to discussions on good government
and municipal politics. Charles 11. Canflcld
presided. Introducing H. Fulton Cutting ns
tho first speaker. Mr. Cutting, in answer
to tho toast "Democracy nnd the City," oluct
dalod tho objects of tho Citizens' Union, of
which ho Is Chairman, nnd declared that only
by tho means mapped out by this organization
could tho victory bo won in tho coming cam
paign. John Sabine Smith, who responded to
"Tho Duty of tho Citizen in Municipal
Politics," said thnt ho had received ono
of tho Citizens' Union's circulars, und he wus of
tho opinion that by following the precepts In It
tho citizens would delegate tho power of gov
ernment (o it compurntlvo fow. Ho declared
that tho only hopo of victory wns In the harmo
nious action of nil factious In ono groat party,
"If vv o dcloguto all our pow cr as citizens to tho
"50 men who compose this organization, It
means that w o aro to participate In no conven
tions, no primaries, hut wo go to Bleep and
avvako on tho morning after election to
find that wo havo olected a non-partisan
Major," Bald he. "Non-partisan govern
ment is tho most nrrogant, most bitter,
most determined hurt of government, and
when exerted to Its full forco Is tho most severo
and most tyrannical. Tho man who Is too lofty
to attend tho primaries of his party ought to be
disfranchised, as it Is only by this moans that
wecnnhoiie to attain tbe best results."
Jnmes McKccn, President of tho Hnmllton
Club of Brookljn.Bpokoou "Tho Modern Idea
of Patriotism, and then John E. MUhullnnd
was Introduced to answer tho question "Can
BossIbiii lie Killed I"
"1 believed as ardently in tho machine as n
means to attain an end as my CBtccmed col
league," said he, "until I como lo tho conclu
sion that the machine wns tho refuge of soiled
statesmen. It Is thumeunsby which tho oftlces
of the Government nro tilled b mon whohavo
no business In them. The machine is tbo
greatest menace to good gov eminent and good
politics. Tho object of nil political activity
from tho machine, point of view Is the ndv auce
incut of the Individual. Tho ubject should be
clean nnd honest gov eminent. I am. If anv thing,
an ardent ItepubHcan. 1 bcliovod in tho last
campaign thut tho salvation of the republic
depended upon tbo victory of tho party of the
gold standard. But I wish to stato right hero
that If the question as to whether wo shall put
an honest, capablo man, even though ho repre
sent that which Bryan represented. In tbe ofllce
of Mnj or, or a man who will use tho ofllco solely
for tho furtherance of his party's Interests and
the distribution of party patronage, I will vote
for tho silver man every time. I sincerely hopo
as an American citizen and a Republican that we
shall nominuto a non-partisan Mayor for tho
Greater New Y'ork."
DR. ItVXTIXOTOX AT TRINITY.
Service In tbe Rvenlngror ( blldrrn or the Dun
dny Schools or Ibe Parish.
Tho Rev. Dr. William R. Huntington delivered
tho noon address jestcrday in tho series In tho
celebration of Trlnltj 's bicentennial. Dr. Hunt
ington reviewed tho ground covered by Bishop
Potter nnd Dr. Dixon Wednesday. Ho differed
from them mainly in pointing out that there
was a danger that members of largely endowed
churches might become slothful In their Interest
in tho material welfare of the churches. Tho
attendance was as largo as tho church per
mitted. In the evening children representing tho Sun
day schools of the parish met In the parish build
ing nt Vcscy nnd Church streets. There were
100 children from cuch school. At a few min
utes beforo 8 tho children wcro uiirshallcd In
three dlv lslons. '1 hey w t re led t brough bt. Puul's
burying ground to tho chapel, 'the head dlv ilon
was stationed at tho main door of the church,
and tho other two at the north nnd south Broad
wav entrances. Tho Rev. Mr. Kemp, curate of
St. Paul's, stood In ono of the sldo aisles where
he could be seen from all thrco doors and the
cholrlofu Ala minion of hlsbund cvcrjbodj-,
including tho ht. Paul's choir, began singing
"Ancient of Dnj s. vv ho sit test, t hroncd in glory,
and tbo children man lied in. The columns wero
huaded by utulvtts In coltas and bearing ban
ners; most of tbo girls w ere dressed In white
and w ore light blue sashes.
After thu children had rcachod tho pews tho
cler-j- of the parish marched up tho aisle to tbe
ehuiiccl. 'lhoservlce wax the order ot evening
prajer. Tho children Bang cverj thing except
thu special anthem tictween thu collects. Tho
uddtcss wai bv Arihdcncun llflanv. Ho told
the children how each one of them ministered to
thu Church. In illustration he told them aBtory
uboiit tho little chambermaid who based her
right to confirmation on thu assertion tint
"Now she al wajs swept under tho rugs." Re
ferring to the pew of President Washington,
whit b wus draped in American tings, no told the
llttlu ouca that thu hatchet storj is nowadajs
cousldcied Koniculial apocryphal. Tho Bcrvlte
was ov cr nt a quarter to 10 o'clock, and for half
nn hour afterward tbo open llroadwaj cars wero
tilled with singing and threrlug children.
Dean Huffman will dellvcrn reminiscent ad
dress at noon to-dur.
SAID TO UAVE SWINDLED ELKS.
A Theatrical Printer Clmrcrd wltb Paaalag
lorthlrna 4 becks,
Frank M. Edwards, who said ho was a theatri
cal printer, with ofllcos at -10 West Fourteenth
street, was charged with being a fugitlvo from
Justlcovvhrn ho wns arraigned In Centro Streot
Court by Central Ofllco Defectives Prico nnd
O'Donoghuo yestcrdnj. Price told Magistrate
Brann that Edwards was wanted In Philadelphia
for having passed a worthless check for $75 on
Eugene Ljons, n theatrical prlntei, of l-M North
Fourth street. Wnrron Stetson & Co. of 071
Atlantic avenue, Boston, wcro said by tho de
tectives to be victims to tho extent of $175.
Julius Calm of the Empiro Theatre, who was
In court, said tfiat ho had cashed a worthless
check for Edwards for fj75 on March l'J.
"When I found tho chock w as no good," said
Mr. Calm, "I wrote to tho Groat Western Print
ing Compnnj- of St. Iiouls, whoso nj?ent ho pro
tended to ho. Thoynnswcred that Edwards hnd
bad no connection with them slnco tho 1st of
Fcbninrj'. I also learned from St. Louis corre
spondents thnt Edwards, by wearing nn Elks'
pin. had swindled St. Louis Elks out of several
Magistrate Brann committed Edwards to tho
Tombs for thirty days lo await tho arrival of
extradition jmpcrs from Philadelphia.
ELECTION OFFICERS SCORED.
Chlrf Jusllre l-ore Orders the Board at Dover,
Bel., lo airet Again
Dnv kr, Del,, May I!.- Tho Suporolr Court this
afternoon grunted tho writ of mandamus com
pelling tbt) ten Democratic Inspectors of this
county lo meet and canvass tho tied ion returns
of November Inst, nnd tho respondents at onco
took a writ of error from tho Court of Error nnd
Appeals, and the cause will again bo argued In
thnt court. Chief Justice Lore, who Is a Demo
crat, read tho decision nnd scored tho flection
officials without stint. Their iiiutrntlon thai
they had met und i. in vanned the viiiu mid thut
they wero now a defunct hoard ho dismissed as
unworthy of consideration, Hedevnted a half
hour of scathing rebuke to their further conten
tion thnt u ict cnl aet, April 111. 181)7, or thn
Ltglsluturc, nlHilthhlng tbo make-up nf tho old
Hoard of Canvass and creating a mm ono, plut td
tin in outside of the pale of tho totirt. Ho said:
"No thoughtful mm could contemplate btich
n construction of mi act without nhhiurentc. It
would Impiillllt. 1 unhide, nnu finds no sanction
In reason or authority." There Is lit I lo doubt
hero that tbo Court of Error and Appeals will
sustain this dednion. It will secure lo the Re
publicans llui offices of ShcrifT and Coroner,
unci it may also beenro for them tbe ttvoLcvy
Promotions Hi Ibe County Clerk's OlDre.
Patrick Curloj-, Indox clerk In tho County
Clerk's ofllto, wus proinotod yesterday to bo
custodiuu of tho records of tbeold Court of Com
mon Pleas and thu Superior Court. Tho salary
is tf'.'.r.OO ajoar. Ho aiucentlH James MiLhcll,
recently reinstated In his olllce of Flro Marshal,
James Deiguan nf thu Thirty-fifth Assembly
district wus appointed to succeed Curley us In
dex clerk at !-',O0n.
893S,O0O Fire In Minneapolis.
MlNNKAl-ouo, Minn., Mny fl. Tho Itasca ware
house, which was tilled with a largo variety of
household and other goods In storage was de
stroyed by tiro last night. Ixiss if'J'JO.ooO.
FLINT'S PINE FURNITUBE.
Exceptionally Interesting Designs.
JToir to Clotho tho Children.
I Children's jj
C Reefers, h
A Friday and Saturday.
fl Srvmples nnd broken lota All P
n nro this senson's styles
I 3-75, I
V were $5.00 to $7.00.
I 5-75 I
9 were $7.75 to $9.00.
J 60-62 West 23d Street. J
WOULDN'T REMOVE OEN. MARTIN.
nor. iolrotla Executive Council Itrrnscs ta
Displace nostouo Police Commissioner.
Bostos, May 0. Oov. Woloott to-day asked
tho Executive Council to remove (Icn. Augustus
P. Martin from tho Police Board, but thlfl tho
council refused to do by a vote of bIx to three.
Tho removal of Gen. Martin, who Is tho Chair
man of tho board, was asked for upon tho testi
mony given by himself nt tho hearing of tho
charges against him. Of tho conduct of Gen.
Martin's Bona In their various business enter
prises tho Governor has Ilttlotosay, but he re
marks that a father who cannot restrain his sons
Is unfitted fur tho post which Is now occupied by
It Is probable, however, that Gen. Martin will
resign, as tho vote of tho council and the action
of the Governor is In tbe naturo of a censure.
Gov. Wolcott has tho power to removo Gen.
Martin from tho Chairmanship without concur
rent action by tbo council, and should he do this
tho General would probably leavo tho board.
He refuses to be interviewed on tbo subject.
Tho charges against Oon. Martin were pre
ferred by Col. Roger Scnnncll and others, and,
in substance, wero that Gen, Martin was en
gaged In sovcral business enterprises contrary
to the law regarding tbo Commissioners. Tho
Governor Intimates that the sons of tho Gen
eral have trafficked on tho ofllce of thotr father.
Ho criticises severely tho action of Gen. Martin
In accepting stock in a gold mining company for
the 1150 of his name. He also condemns thn lien
tral's connection with tho Peurl Hill LIthia
Gen. Martin vvaH appointed by Gov. Grcon
halge In 1S0.I. and his term will expire next
spring. Ho is known ns the reform Chairman of
the Police Board. From tho very beginning of
his administration, he has devoted much time
and energy to tho eradication of tbe boo il evil
of tho i Ity. Tho General's friends, however, ad
mit that his efforts in this direct! n have not
been successful. It Is true that ht has driven
it from the old south end "Tenderloin" to a
great extent, but that means that It has
spread even to tho outskirts of the aristocratic
Hack Baj district. Beforo the formal preferment
of tho charges against Gen. Martin it was un
derstood on the best of authority that his resig
nation, to take effect on Slay 10, was In tho
Gov crnor's hands. As he did not wnnt to resign
under tire tbls was withdrawn, but It Is the gen
eral belief that it will be sent in again very
Tho General's son, Everett Martin, mndo an
assignment a few dins ago, and to-day a
schedulo shows tbat his liabilities arc Sl'J.OOO,
WIRES TAMPERED IFJTT.
An Apparently Malicious Attempt to nuln
Jersey Ity Lighting Plant.
Numerous complaints hnv c recently been made
thnt the clcctrio lights along the Hudson County
Boulevard aro frequently out ot night, so that
tho road cannot bo used by w hcclmen or pleasure
drivers without great danger. It was thought
thnt perhaps tbo plant, which is owned by tho
county, wns tlcfectlv e, but a thorough examina
tion Bhowetl that It was not. Superintendent
George M. Benson, after a careful investigation,
has como to tho conclusion that tho trouble Is
tho result ot malicious mischief. Tho trouble
began about bIx weeks ago. At irregular inter
vals abort circuits wcro mndo and wires
grounded and in somo cases cut. List Monday
morning Superintendent Benson received this
report from ono of thedjunmo men:
DevR Hin Circuits 1. 'J. snil tl are heavllv grounded
and cross.d with eseti other Police Headquarters
telephoned that wires on thu PetinsylTinla Ilallroad
bridge cre don n and ailre. I shut ofT all three cir
cuits Had m lively time here fto n the start, hut
managed to keep No 4 circuit going until tnldnlKht,
an 1 then shut down .T. V McJJaiiov.
The wires under the brldgo nro inciosod In a
rough wooden !.. biipcrlntoudenl Benson
found tbo box chnrred and t be n iro so fused that it
was Impossible toast ertuinwhero the "ground"
had been placet!, hup ho says thero Is no doubt
thnt they were short-circuited and grounded. As
soon as tho "ground" was in operation tho
nnnntures in tho plant wero Inline J nut nnd Ilia
lights went out. ibis is the fifth time tbe
same thing bus liecn done nt thu bridge
slnco April 1. On ono occasion n piceo of
burlap wus found titdnrnund thrcoof tho wires
In sui li u manner that when the ctirn-ntwis
turned on a short circuit would lie formed and
the llame caused thereby would Ignito the bur
lap nnd cause It to fall off, thus destroying nil
trace of tho cause nf thn trouble, ihu burlap
wasdistovctei by a lineman and removed before
tho current was turned on, so that tho scheme
On another occasion n Itrig piece of soft wlro
was fastened tlgbtlj around tho two main wires
of No. 2 circuit and spliced to tho uncovnrod guy
wlro leading from the pole to a tree. Tho guy
wire Is within reach of any person passing, and
If tho plot had nut been dlscov cred loss of llfo
might have resulted.
MERRISS WAS DEAD THIS TIME.
Twice In Montli Itm lollen Had llroken Into
the Old TruMmnhrr1! Iloom lo ftr.
Charles V. Mcrrlss, a triissmakcr, was found
dead In bed Into jestcrday afternoon In a bed
room adjoining Ids ofllco nt tlgr Broadway.
Mcrrlss llv ed nlono on the top floor of tho build
ing In which he has had nn ofllio for eighteen
jcirs. Ho wns not seen all day yesterday, and
lato in tho afternoon Thomas Craig, n fl lend of
his, bored n holo through tho door of his room
and saw' thut ho had not got up. Then ho went
to thn polico and thnpolke broko open thn door.
Dn tbo buruuu whs found n nolo addressed to
Mr. Diiuiinl asking in taso of his sudden death
Ibal Charles Band of 17- lllchmond Terrace,
S. I bo notified. The nolo alto mild his property
should gt to Hollo Hand, his ilutn-litur.
Coroner litpatrlcksuitl that hit death was
dun to natural t auHes.and Kuvoupainlt for the
removal of IIioIhiiIj,
Mcrrlss had main trusses lor twenty-eight
jears, generally tin nrdei fmin iibjsliintis. For
twenlj-flve jc.iis he had lived itlnne, sleeping In
a llttlo boilronmntr his shop. In thiicvciiiugH be
sat tut thu doorstep nf tliu.lnli o building. II
hnduHnon-whlti! beard und hail, vvtiro n long
black i oil and a tall bat, and turrled u gold
bonded c.mo. Knr Iweutj .veins licnte his meals
In the biinn restaurant ueai bj and In nil that
lime it Is doubtful If ho ever went nbnvti Pour.
tet nth streot, illicit weeks ngti tbo policeman
on thu Iicat, not seeing him around all dav, re
ported to tbe Million house Ilia' ho wits dead,
ihuilnnr was broken open then, but that time
llm old man was only tioiind tialu'i. Ho was
only M j cars old, his friends nay, but ho
PRINCETON CI.VIl'S J.A.ST MEETINU.
Ofurers Klecfetl anil n living Cup Presented
lo I'ror. Andrew V, tral.
The lust regular meeting fur thu season of
tho Print eton (itibuf Now Ymk was held last
night at Dulmuultos. llm annual reports of
thu different c-ommltltcs of tho tliihwcropro
scntcd and officers wero clct led for the coming
vear. The now oflltcrsnre: President, John U
t'udwaladcT. "oil: lie Prcldents, James W.
Alexandni, '00, John W. lkin. 'till. Adrian II.
Joliiif, '70. Wlllliiin It. lloniblower, 71, Charles
Scrlbner, '7ft, M. TJ lor l'J tie. '77, C, C. Cuj ler,
'Til; 'IreasimrC. LniljnnWIlulr, 'HO: Sccrcturj.
George W. Burleigh, 'wi.
Prof, Andrew K. West of Prinreton was pres
ent as a guest, and when tho meeting was over a
loving cup was presented to him in recognition
of hit Borvlucu hi making tho recent seaqulccn
tcnnlul celebration a success.
OLCOTTSTACKLKIIIS HONOR If II
DISTRJCT ATTOnNET SAYS " WAE- ftt !H
INO'.H DLACKMAII.1NO US." ' I !i IMi
J. V. V. Olcott J Conspiracy In lonr ,fe X JmUU
tire llonrd"-lV. .It. It. rUponaed the Weal tJ, J tttSlKl
Knit Mnnrrrl with ibe street Cleaner K-qnprcil
Has to Ma) Vnnn) Things, " Ha) Waring. 5 WtnjM
Olcott & Oltntt, law partners nntl brothers, ' ifeSffl
one ot them District Attorney nnd tho other 4 I nLltM
n civil service supervisor, croated about all tho K Jj 2?$3rN
excitement thoro wns around tho Mayor's oftlca p D5j'mV
yesterday. , ; S SsSSi
Dlstrltt Attorney W. M. 1C. Olcott espoused ft l!Jt5J
the cause of tho West End Association against ' f n Wu!.jJ(Vj
Col, Wnrimr before tho Board of Estimate. ' yiiSlfl
Col. Waring wanted to build a dump nt the foot (( & &'M
of West Nlncty-sovcnthstroct. Tho West End 1 ftifllii
Association went to Albany nnd got a law t, ' :Wijsl
passed prohibiting dump, on tho North Illver , 'fWiifi'M
between Sov entj-socond and lUOth streets. Tho ., fTiTO
Colonel retorted by sen Ing notlco on tho rosl- fa IjIKSiljl
dents of tho restricted district that unless tho 'Jt .Hwyl
West End Association caused that law to 1 r- " fl,'&!piiij
pn.ilcd ho would not bo ablo to removo their .' jj !Wh
nshes ns often ns had been donb in former times, if ft j jji'Kl
and that If they wanted a moro frequent scr- ', fMttw
vlro they would have to pay for It. Wnfj'fl
Now tho Colonel wants to build stables in ' X'SvMl
Eighty-ninth Btrcct hetvvoen Amstcrdnm nnd n sJfUw
Columbus avenues, nnd a commltteo reported , SI';T,I(K
jcstcnlnytn tho Bonn! of Estimate In favorof ' t iyfftiSi
allowing him to huy ono of the livery stables al . ;t 'WJliM
ready In that block. Then tho District Attorney ' ft Wfi?iin
8uM: ' Si iilfKlal
"It Is absolutely absurd for Col. Waring to rf 'fMjtJfli
come hero add say that his Btahle vv HI not ruin ;'' i li'T.'IjlH'j
property, or be moro of a nuisance than tho prl- '' .fj frf'fjjtjl
yato stables now In Eight y-nlnth Btrcct. It Is ('ffliiril
tho implied, tho expected mtlsnmn that would f<'S.'lf
como from this stable that has Its effect on prop- i,J vlsnU
crtj. Whv, then, does Col. Waring Insist on ft ttafiitll
going Into thtshlghlv rcspectnblo street wlthhls , , 'silviltJI
dirty cnrts und thu attending nolso nnd filth nnd m r&JitMaS!
dust I Why docbii't he go to Sixty-seventh li fM&aNrs
street! Wenro told thut Col. Waring insists on I t Bfil
going to Elghtv -ninth street, even though ho 'i V? fi'MB
brings ruin lu his train. Honsks citizens to sub- t( iM'imHM
mil to nuisances. Inconvenient c, and Infinite loss. f JVUmHS
because, forsooth, he has select etl thut place for ,.f ?;Mllattl
his stable. Now, I don't want to talk politic w WrrfiB
here " "M rUJf sviarl
The speaker paused and looked hard at tb V ,?& HH
Major, who gave n vigorous Kp-too at tho near- T sjrjjr 9B
est mark and missed bj' several Inches. Is n, -
"But I do want to emphasize tbo tact," K ?! JS
Mr. Olcott continued, "thnt 70 per cent, of tj Siitlltjl
the voters in this district, which Is now threat- ( !w!J' M
enedbynn Invasion of tho Street Cleaning De- if A', Jjri
partniotit, cast, their ballots for tho iidmlnlstra- -A StSf- BJfil
tion which put Col. Waring Into power. They W 'Sjjj ;Vwf
nre reformers In this reform government, and fl villi fiP
thtv bolitive thay should get only reform. They jp j"fij Vfia
Crotest Btrnnglj, Mr. Mayor, against being; 9 j JmI
Inckmnlled." KJ ih!
Tho Mayor shifted his tobacco and his jaws Q !u 4
moved rapidly. Then his bead drooDed upon il I'lVs
his bosom. Rj iV J?(fp
"They object, sir," shouted Mr. Olcott, "and If W &
I object, to being blntkmailod, morally If not (I fl Iff 1 J
legally. I object to being served by Col. Waring l mftr Elm
wlthn notlco thnt If I don't compel the West vKfi.-f'H
End Association, of vv Inch I am not even a mem- M tfl'r-J -jlM
bcr, to force tho legislature, over which It has A iwivifc,!
no control, to repeal a law now on tho statute si JiXf fxjj
books, bo would not remove tbe ashes from my A f &M JM a
house. Whj', under a Tammany administration ',15 iiir Sm
I was nev er compelled to rcmov e the nshes from ,v! 'A' Yni
my house, and now for tho first time I am forced m ftwiAJt
to pay mtiney out of my own pocket for a ser- "j; iK-vrSKl
vice which was always performed heretofore br W JifVVJXsaT
the city. I think you will admit. Mr. Mayor. -?! 5HM Wm
that 1 annually In its worst dnja never brought t W?! (SaW
us to this " J MHJfcM
"I have had to pay for tho removal of my "SftJi w.t
nshes for the past thirty years," Interrupted th ' iSVir-ILiM
Mnvor. J tffM(
"Then ytut nro less fortunato than I," r- J) fcnvlillrt3
torted Mr. Olcott. "My objection is not to tho A S?jK?
mere expcnu. I also object becauso It cornea 'p c',t&c''ii
after a threat that such a step would bo taken .ij .il'firijfii
unless we compelled certain legislation. I say, f-WffmV
therefore, that It is a form of blackmail. War- f ti-A'tWrQ
lng discriminates against this district, and so 'j; A'fivJr'tt
faros I nuiulilel hate given the only reason for V ititfiiHvl
his action. Wo of tho west side do not think it V. 'MMHR'H
Is tho kind of ret ngnltlnn wo should expect front -Jj sihiVliJttfi
this administration, and after wo hnv a submit- r .?i i'iFl IKl
tod to this discrimination it is piling Pellon upon fi &VlBl
Ossa to inflict the stable upon us." V i('iiTEif
Tho Major hustilv adjourned tho consider- ! a'JffM
tlon of the whole nint terror ono week. ru j'!
In answer to nnoto asking him whethcror not h Mt'jifltk
ho had any reply to mako to the chargo of Mr. iff-Xt UH
Olcott, Col. Waring wrote: Jt &M IM
"I huvo nothing to say. Olcott Is tho paid ate r; ,'?53B
torncj- of tho West Side Association paid la t 'jt.M?(B
money or votes and be has to say funny things ,1 SSsM-ssn
in their Interest." M MjBI
J. Van Vcchten Oleott's turn came ntahear- izK'lH
ing before Iho Mayor on a bill to reimburse J. x-a i8fK9K
Elliott smith for legal expenses Incurred in de- (;!. ctPU
fending himself against charges brought before iiiit(vxW
the board. Mr. Olcott was Mr. Smith's attor- "l I twK'sR
ncy. Besides characterizing tbo trial as"vlrti- tMisMPi
lent nnd violent persecution." Mr. Olcott said i A'i?tJ
tbo questions asked were framed In an out- "Jti9V
ragcouslj- unfair spirit. "I Bay now," he con- 5$ HrVViiE
tinned. " und I say it w lthout fear or hesitation, A tg'.KSflW
that Mr. Smith was the victim of a villainous 2 yt-y'TMHi
conspiracy to blacken the character of a man " Vh5"bT
who has given tbe best j ears of his life to ono -."j',fjf:
of the most important bureaus of tho most lm- i vlviifapi
portunt department of tho city Government." jp I '5$''
Superintendent Smith was put on trial at thn i S'jSc't!'?'
Instance of Commissioner Ford, who is dead, and y fjfj't'twj
Commissioner La Grange. Ho was exonerated. S Jfifs
The Maj or reserved his decision on tho bill. 7j W' K
GAS JIARMONT IX CHICAGO. J k$t$0!?
Consolidation or the lurloua Companies Mew "'i 4ylalj.Sr
Hold lo lie Probable. tJ ,y'',siH;
CiiiCAno. May 6. Tho favnrablo report at ( XMiiW'
Springfield of theScnateCommltteoon Corpora- 1 EV-'W
tlons recommending tho pos'ago of thoconsoll- V wJi'?3j
dntlon gas bill and tho fruntago bill Indicates . h Jrjv'
tbo early sticccs of thoso bills. Up to yesterdav t fi Vti ?
It was asserted with apparent show of truth jj i jj!x'jf :J
thut until thu Ogdcn Gas pcoplo t banged front 1; 'sl&ft'jV' j
the prosiiecth of consolidation vvere slim. Along $' r.fJf'.jlK; J
with tho statement thnt the Senate Committee f, jfrt 'Rjl
nt Springfield him decided upon a favorable r- ( Si? ll 8.11
port for tho bill tamo the announcement that yi $MlYL Kvj
the Odcn und Chicago gas interests bad com .' j,2r vjj sij
to terms, und that therefore tho opposition had -j: Ip it
been removed. f, Vh'J! ' '
AH sorts of rumors were in tbo nlr to-day as jjjff '
to the terms tut whit b this compromise hnd been j V''W?
effected. The most radical and nt thn samo h fip
tlmo tho must positive hud It thnt IhnOasTnist y lyJK . ;
had simply agreed to buyout theOgden at It J ii-lf''
own valuation. Thn consummation nf llm deal, Jpl'ji
Botht! rumor had it, was not to lie until nil th f ftSM, '
Chicago companies had united under thn terms SffSiWii'
of tbo Consolidation act. Meantime theOgden J, wZJij
crowd wcro to maintain outward signs ofoppo- il A'frr
sllliiii us stoutly as ever. It wns said that mat- witi
ters would shano themselves so Ih it thn Ogden ,'. VT'? '! '
might gracefully consent to nntl t ouslder n prop- v JtS'fi'J ,f .
osltltin. und thereafter thu Krautage act would 'i V-JJit 1
prevent tiny further mushroom (umpnnles from i 3$, n f
springing Into exlstcnen to disturb tho rquanlm- l, f 'jJU-
Ity of thogasmonoiiolj. 4 ?f S? 'I
The details of the truce havo not been mads .As r, .
public. Tho ofllclals nil deny that tho Ogden ., Srlli
bus brpniilMnrlml Into the tnisl. It Is generally L$
bollevtHl.hotvever.thattbn trust. nttlng through J 7it.$). ',
Anthony Brad J tif New York, who cninn here t4 fi vt.t i
t onduct negotiations, has Isiiight out tho Ogdsa J' t . ,'i.
on its own terms, ',1 Jr'l!
, . J. I'.fti? '
PREMIER GREENWAY COMIXG. '4-,'tf,
He nr 111 lilt Slew lnrlt In thn Inlrrrot ofo ; 'j'),'" t
Ilallroad rrona nlnnlprg lo Oululb. iV ',,(,-.' Jj,,'
WiNSIl'l o, Man., Maj tl. Premier Greenwny rt. I, !
of Manitoba is now en route tt Now York, 1 ' '' j '
where he bus a big railway ileul on with capl- J T 'n j',i
talUts. Ho Is negotiating for tho (instruction , . .jji;
of 1111 nlr lino lo Dultith from Winnipeg under .," ? iS'i
guaraiiteobj tboprnvlittoijf Mnnltohaof railway ; J l j
Iwnrts, thti ttitulnmoiiiit of tbo interest on which i LlV." )h
shall lint iiMcrtl if 100,000 unnunll). , fJi' 1'
Tho tiimpuny ugrees toconstrutt nnd nperat ' , v, !',
n Hun to Diiluth, and gunrnntcn a maximum ' I ' j'l
rate of 10 tents jicr UK) pounds on wheat from '3,
Ilramion and even points to Duluth. a reduction ,1 J ' 3!
of irl.iiO per ton In coal, and a reduction of 1!5 ... Ij,'
per tent, tin nil Incoming freights. Tho I'remler 1 I, ,tj (1
intends this mail to form a link in a now trans- , ' .' n,
conl Incnlal llr.n projected through Canadian ( " ,J
leirllory 10 tho l'ncltlc roast, Tbo lino will also , . "
lap tho ltalny Luke gold fields, giving Dtiluth ' ',
and Winnipeg direct connection with thnt rich ' ', ' ,t
district. f "., t li
forrai Plrra In ttlscoualn and Kentueky, A) '? 'n
Mll.WAUKl.K, Wis., May fl, -Forest fires nr ') Jj
spicadlng rapidly In northern Wisconsin, nn 'vf'f'' il
Keshcua Indian Keicrwttlon, near Shawano. ,', T. h
Sovcral thousand acre") hnvo lieon overrun by , .f H'
lire, thu timber all drHtiiijnd, and n numberof t' 'J
people havo narrow 1) cHinpnd tit. till. Initnum- t'' 1
Iter of small towns thu inhabitants nro all out , ,'
trjlng to prov cut dostiuctlim tif Ibelr homes. j ,
Preuluiii on Hold In sjeslro. is V t' r
Cirv ok JlBVitn, Muy 0. 'Iho premium on 'i K V.
gold was HlULjto-ila), ' H
COWPERTHWAIT'S ,; '
BCcIlnlilc Well woven nntl woll f :
Cnrpelrt. dyed. Lowest prices.
it, vt. iiriui. .
IUI l Hill Mirrl. , j
ip'rain trlcTty touts ii I'm bj. tent and uns, -r '
s BFli stniullwiw II UlTiimliiliMUt m ) I
KolailoUWiHXiriurr, lit V l'J I t .' ! ' '
h .ulvei ttlo cleetrlclly and sells batfj "3 41
terli-a for home use. All tliidleimsrureil !' ff iffl
Head 10c. fur Ueauty lluok and ssnipln oirsatJr 1
Wowdburj'tl'a.laiaosper VaolslCrsau. NasT M