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VOL LXVI.-NO. 121. NEW YORK, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1898. -COPYRIGHT, 1898. BY THE SUN PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. PRICE TWO CENTS. fgg
ALDRIDGE'S POST UNFILLED.
cou nooaarr.LT bats it mat sot
be for a week on more.
tort, Woodruff find Atterbury Suggest Col.
t'nrtrldge Uovernor-Elert li Looking
for an Engineer To Start tor Alhnny
To-Day A Shake-Itnudi nt Flntt's Hotel.
OoTomor-olcct Roosovolt was at tho Fifth
Avenue Hotel last evonlng from 0 until 7.
when ho wont to Ills sister's homo In Madison
avenue. Ho will start for Albany this nftor
noon. Ho went to tho Fifth Avenue Hotel to
I talk with Bonator Plntt and Chairman Benja
min B. Odoll, Jr.. of tho Republican State Com
mttteoon tho appointment of a Htnto Superin
tendent of Publlo Works and othor matters.
Ooxernor-eleet Roosevelt camo to town from
his homo In Oyster Bay yesterday morning
und saw Mr. Chonto. Mr. Low, Mr. Hoot and
other republicans, all of whom arc now In tho
fold with tho regular organization mon, all
trying to brine about result!) which eventually.
In 1MK). will redound to tho dorr ot tho Do
publican party In the nation.
During the day Both Low and othor (rlonds
of Mr. BoosoTelt suggested that possibly Col.
John N. Partridge of Brooklyn might make a
cood Superintendent ot Publlo Works nt Al
bany. Col. Partridge's namo was not now to
Mr ltoosevolt. for the reason that It was sue
tested to him nt a private dlnnor a little oor a
week nco, but at that tlnni Mr. Roosevelt
eenud to bellovo that Gen. Francis Vinton
Oreeno would accept tho place. Col. Partridge
ucccodod Uen. James Jourdan as Follco Com
missioner when Soth Low was Mayor of Brook
!n. Col. Partrldiro has long boon a well
known Brooklyn figure: ho was Colonel of
the Twenty-third Iteslment, and Is wolloff In
this world's goods. Mr. Hoosevelt has never
thought seriously about Col. Partridge, for tho
simple reason that ho has boen trying to get an
engineer of high chnracter to tako tho pl&co ot
Btato Superintendent of Public Works. Ho
mentioned to certain friends yesterday that ho
would llko to have a mnn ltko Charles Sooy
smlth, who has nn ofllco at 15 Broad street,
but unfortunately lives ut Grocn's Farm, Conn.
Mr. Sooysmith Is a ltopubllcan. but his official
homo, as given by tho Now York Directory, Is
Connecticut, und this may bo to his disadvan
tage, even though he should docldo to be con
sidered a candidate for Superintendent of
While Governor-elect lloosovolt and Bonator
Piatt and Chairman Odoll woro talking up
stairs in tho Fifth Avenue Hotel last evening.
In walked LleuL-Gov. Woodruff and Walter B.
Atterbury, tho Republican organization Chair
man of Brooklyn. Within a few moments Mr.
Woodruff and Mr. Attorbury wore In conversa
tion with Mr. Roosevelt, and Mr. Wood
ruff and Mr. Attorbury presented to
Mr. Roosevolt tho namo of Col. Part
ridge for Btato Superintendent ot Public
Works. Mr. Woodruff to a certain extent Is a
protegi of Col. Partridge for tho reason that
Col. Partridge was tho managing clerk of tho
old warehouse Arm of Woodruff & Robinson,
later on Woodruff fc McLean. Tho head ot
these two Arms was tho late Franklin Wood
ruff, who was tho Lieutenant-Governor's
guardian. Lleut.-Gov. Woodruff spoke in the
highest terms of Col. Partridge, and so did Mr.
Atterbury, but after all the talk Governor-elect
Rootsvolt turnod to Tiik Ban roporterand said:
"I liavo made no selection for a State Super
" Intendent of Fubllo Works at 'Albany, and I do
not believe I will make a selection for a week
or more. When I get to Albany I am going to
talk with a number oflStato Senators and hear
what they have to say. I want to be very care
ful in making the soloctlon for this place-. It I
were tp say anything, I would say that alsoloo
tion would not bo made- undor a week or
When Governor-elect Roosevelt loft the hotel
a great many Republicans, Democrats and
citizens generally crowded around him and
wished him godspeed. One man said:
"Governor, you are going to make a good
Governor of the State of Now York."
"I'll try." modestly replied Roosevelt
The sentiment ot tho first speaker was taken
up by the others in the throng, and they echoed
"Governor, yon are going to make a good
Governor of the State. All your friends are
banking on you; you haven't any political
enemies worth talking about, and all want to
tee you make a great success, because you are
a cood man and a sound American."
Governor-eloct Roosevelt grasped their
hands as many as he could rcaoh and
thanked thorn all.
Later in the evening Senator Piatt, Chair
man Odell and LIout,-Gov. Woodruff discussed
the make-up of the Senato committees. The
Chairmanships have already been printed in
Tnc Bun. There were some haphazard guesses
last night as to the representation of the Dem
ocrats on the various committees. All of these
matters, howevor, will be known on Tuesday
FILLING OFFICES IX ALBAXT,
Theodora V. Oilman of This City to II
Deputy State Comptroller.
Albant, Deo. 20. President Lemuel EH
Qulgg of the Now York County Committee and
Collector George R. Bidwell wore hereto-day
in company with Theodore V. Oilman of New
York city, Mr. Oilman undoubtedly will be
appointed Deputy Rtnto Comptroller by State
Comptroller-elect William J. Morgan. Mr.
Oilman is an experienced man of affairs, and
has been highly recommonded by prominent
business men ot New York city.
Attorney-General-elect John 0. Davles will
ppoint John J. Coyne of Genesee as second
deputy. Tho other places of tho Attorney-General's
office will remain as at prosent,
with the exception or the promotion
pi George Comstock Baker from land
law olerk to a deputyshlp. State Engineer
elect Bond will not announce any appointments
for two weeks and until nftor he becomes no.
quainted somewhat with the work of the State
Engineer's department. . . ,
(Secretary of State MoDonough has already
announcod the appointment of J. B. H. Mon
Bin of Waterloo as his first deputy. Horace B,
Tonnent of Coblf skill will probably bp reap
pointed as second deputy, although this ap
pointment rests upon u contingency later to
Mate Treasurer-elect Jaeckel has also an
nounced the appointment of Col. Andrew Dav
idson as his deputy. This completes the ap
pointments of tho deputies of elective State
"facers, Lieut -Gov. Woodruff will reappoint
Barry Bates of Renssoluerhla private secretary.
FiaziT or en a frexcii poodle.
Millionaire Rays It's the One Whole Statues
Adorn IIU Homo Fiont.
James J, Bchreinor, a mllllonulro bulldor of
110 West 121st street, and John Hauler, a c rip
wan on tho Third avenue cable road, of 104
Kast 127th street, are fighting for the posses
sion of a French poodle. Behrelner lost a
French poodle six woeks ago. Tho dog was a
let of his son. Ho thought so much of the
animal that he had two statues of it mado and
placed In front of hlshouso. Ho learned that
Mauley had a Fronoh poodlo and went to seo it.
llainey'a loodiu hau two white Hpots, but
.ehrelnor declared that they had boon bleachod
I hero, so as to disguise the doc.
Last week Kchrolner summonod Hanley be
fore Mag stratu Cornell in the Yorkvllln Police
(ourt. llanloy declared that his poodle had
cen n gift tn his sister from a groom employed
bra well-to-do man living In Fifth avenue.
Magistrate Cornell found tho question of
ownership too muoh for him to solve, and he
old the millionaire and thogrlpman to take It
Jo a civil court. They appeared yesterday be
fore Justice Holland In tho Harlem Civil Court
and deposited bonds. The dog will remain in
hepustody ot City Marshal Krauss until the
trial of the case on Jan. 20.
i BilUutine'i stout. Nourishing, strengthening
"tthoUUng'fortqllilui:comleSMBU. jltfc. '
TOOK SGI, 000 AND ItAX OFF,
An Express Driver Robs the Welli-Fareo
Company at Snn Antonio,
Han Antonio, Tex., Dec. 20. Btxty-one thou
sand dollars In currency was stolon from the
Wolls-Fargo Express Company yesterday af
ternoon by Charles A. Beler. a trusted driver,
who had rcoeivod the monoy to dollvorlt to
tao Southern Pactflo paymaster. The money
was locked la a small Iron safe and tho kev to
the safe was plncd In the possession of Beeler
for his use In oponlng the sate and delivering
tho money to the paymaster. Beeler drove In
the direction of tho Southern Paolflo station
and then changed his course to the western
limits of tho city. Five miles from town and
on tho old wagon road to Mexico Bcoler un
locked the Bate, took out the money, amount
ing to $01,000, and left tho horso and wagon to
tako caro of themselves.
The horso and wns on wero found on tho
ruadlato yesterday afternoon, giving the rob
ber a cood start beforo his crlmo was revealed.
Tho Southern Paolflo Railroad forwards tho
monoy for tho payment ot employees wost of
Kan Antonio to this city each month, and for
three yonrs Bcoler has been carrying theso
large sums from the express ofllco to the pay
car at the station. He was Informod on Wednes
day that ho would hnvo to roako the usual de
livery at noon on the following day, and It is
believed that In tho intervening time he
planned tho robbery and enlisted the services
ot an accomplice.
At any rate at tho rlaco on tho road whero
Beeler took the ftil.000 out ot tho safe there
was a horso In waltlim for blm and the tracks
were followed for some distance in a westerly
direction. The authorities aro working on
tho supposition that tho robber is making his
way toward the Rio Orando River for Mexico.
Beeler has been an employee of tho Wells
Fargo Express Company for nlno years. Ho
Is 27 years old and has a wife and child. Ho
was ralsod on a ranch In west Toxas and Is
familiar with the territory between San An
tonio and tho Mexican border. Tho express
company has sworn out a warrant against
Beeler charging him with ombezz'oment, and
offers n roward of $5,000 for his capture. Tho
offence with which Beelor stands charged Is
punishable, regardless of tho amount ot money
involved, with imprisonment ot not less than
two nor more than Ave years.
A posse, consisting ot Detoctives James Mc
Closkcy and mounted State Rangers, got upon
the trail ot Beeler lost night and aro now fol
lowing him toward the Mexican frontier. It
no has an accompllco tho two men have parted,
as the officers are about eighteen miles be
hind and on tho trail ot a single rider. Tho
man knows his country troll and Is heading
for an uninhabited point on the Rio Grande
River south of Eagle Pass.
FOVJi CLUBMEX ACCUSE ONE.
Plea of the (Mnn Taxed with Ilepenttng to
Down Fred Glbbi.
The man accused of voting more than onoe
at tho Republican Club election on Deo. 10,
when National Committeeman Frodorick B.
Glbbs was blackballed for membership, ap
peared last evening beforo the club's Exec
utive Committee. Tho proceedings wero
private. Four members of tho club. Job
Hedges. James E. March. Frank Schaeffer.
and Philip Bloch. appeared before tho com
mittee to substantiate tho charge which was
made in writing by Mr. Hedges. They said
t hat they saw tho jman votomqro-, than once.
Their evidence was conclusive. It was said last
In his own behalf tho man said that ho did
not remember voting at nil. His opinion was
that he didn't vote. Ho produced one wltnoss
who said that he saw the hat passed tn front of
the acoused. and that at that time the accused
did not voto. It wan said last ov enlng that tho
accused mnn practically threw himself on the
merer of the committee, saying that ho had no
recollection of wrongdoing. He Is said to be
anxious to resign from the club.
Bomo of Mr. Gibbs's friends say that this
man's memory must be a very poor one. for on
tho night of tho cloctlon he approached a man
whs Intended to vote for tho National Commit
teeman und urged him to vote against him.
saying: "We've got to keep that fellow out
of the club." This statement was laid
beforo tho Executive Committee. According
to Mr. Gibbs's friends, the member against
whom tho charges are made does not know
Mr. Glbbs personally. His opposition to him is
duo to the tact that while Mr. Gibbs was a
momborof the State Senate he Introduced the
Freedom of Worship bill.
The Executlvo Committee's members refused
to talk about tho case last night, except to say
that at the committee's regular meeting on
Jan. 11 a roport will bo drawn up which will be
submitted to tho club at Its annual meeting on
Jan. 10. A now oloction of members will prob
ably bo held. Mr. Glbbs will allow his name to
be put up again.
EXPJtESS TRAIX'8 SUDDEX ITALT.
Axle Breaks on the Tender When the Speed
Is GO Miles un Hour.
Mooht Vernon, Dee. 20. Tho sudden break
ing of an axle on a locomotive tender, near
Wllllamsbrldge.thls afternoon, nearly causod a
serious wreck to the Pittsflcld express, bound
east, on tho New Haven Railroad. Tho express
consisted of a baggage car. combination car,
two ooaohos and a parlor car. It is one of tho
fastest trains on tho road, making its first stop
at South Norwalk. Tho train left tho Grand
Central Station at 3:30 o'clock and was passing
through Wllliamsbrldgo at a speed ot about
sixty miles an hour when tho drher, Thomas
Dougherty, heard a loud crash. Looking back,
he saw tho tender swerving from right to left.
Quickly reversing tho lover, ho seized tho
throttlo and pulled It wide open. Then ho
turned on the air brakes.
Tho sudden checking of spuod throw many
of tho passongors from their heats and causod
much contusion, but no ono was Injured, The
train ran along for several hundred foet and
tlion came suddenly to a standstill. Tho pas
songors crowded around the looomottvo and
found that the axlo on the rear truck of the
tender had broken. The wheel wns lying bo
sldo the troek.
Tho Stamford express, whloh was closoly fol
lowing, wns stopped outside tho block and
nfterward took the passengers of tho wrecked
train to Stamford, whence thev wero sent to
their destinations on n special train mudo up
Tho accident occurred at the busy hour of
the day, and for about half nn hour delayed
trafflo on both tho New naven and Harlom
YOUXG COVFLE THICK MARRIED?
Wedding Notlci Says Feb, 83, 1808-Clergy-
mnn Bays Night Before Lnit.
TOD-DYKES.-On Feb. 21, 1608, by the Rev. Dr.
McCord, Id May Pyke to I)vld Bryce Tod.
The above notice announces the marrlago of
two young people well known In Hempstead,
L. I., where Mr. Tod refused to say yesterday
why his marriage had so long been kept secret.
The Bev. Dr. William E. MoOord ot 237 East
104th street, who performed the ceremony,
had loft town yesterday on a leoturlng tour.
Ills assistant, tho Itev. Mr. Warren, said;
" I only know that the marrlago occurred last
night. Wednesday, at 164 WstForty-soenth
street, tho residence of Dr. William E. Rounds,
who U a friend of both parties to it. I have no
Idea why tho notico dates back the marriage to '
Dr. Rounds was seen at the St. Cloud Hotel,
where he was attending a whist club meetluk.
Ho said ho could glvn no information.
"Did tho marrlago of Miss Dykjm und Mr.
Tod tako place at your houso last night 7" was
"I really do not know. I can't say, I was
out last night. I can't tell what hoppens when
I am away. I went out at H and did not got
back until after 11 p'elook."
Dr. Rounds added that ho knew Mr. and Mrs.
Tod. but had not seen thorn, in , five years.
Whether they had been married in February
he pould not say. It might have occurred at
his house thou without his knowing of It.
David Bryco Tod is a member ot the ohoir of
St Luke's Church of Brooklyn.
j Trnlteo's Bale tar Bank Creditors
I of fine diamond, jewelry, witches, ae., by ordtvof
8trn ft Buaumore, Attorney (W at Boon UUy.
Juau 11. Vrencb, AucUonwr. T Ltbortr MrMbK
HELD FOR FRAUD ON BANKS
iiOTnscniLT) said to hate jion-
ItOWED OX 1118 CLERKS' XOTES.
Got B9.000 from tho Central National, and
I Said to Have Got 880,000 Altogether
on That Hort of Security Brfora lilt Con
corn Failed Arrested 17 Month Later.
David Rothtchlld of the R. Rothohlld's Sons
Company, which formerly had an offlco at 570
Broadway, was arraigned boforo Magistrate
Vfentworth at tho Centre Btrcat Police Court
yesterday charged with grand larceny, on
complaint of Edwin Lanedon. President of tho
Central National Bank nt 320 Broadway.
President Lanedon declares that Rothschild
camo to tho bank on May 12. 1807. to get his
concern's note for $5,000 discounted. Roths
child represented tho liabilities of tho com
pany to be less than $50,000 and tho assets
moro than $150,000. An security f sr the com
pany's nolo Rothschild donostted with Mr.
Langdon twenty promissory notes.aggrogatiug
S0.250, guarantooing these notes absolutely
sato. Rothschild said the Arm had chattel
mortgasos on the property of the drawors.
At nbout the samo time that tho compnnr's
note camo duo tho R Rothschild's Sons Com
pany muds an assignment, and when the notes
which the bank hold as cccurtty came due tn
October and November, payment was refused
and the notes were protested. The notes
wero for amounts ranging from $250 to $400,
and were drawn by Harry Golden, John Em
rloh. William Lei and Lewis Cooke. The first
three mad their notes payablo at 070 Broad
way and Cooke's notes wore to be paid at the
Home National Bauk In Chicago. None ot these
men could be found at the addrosses given.
An investigation by the District Attorney,
Mr. Langdon said, showed that the statements
of Rothschild In May regarding the assets onrt
liabilities ot the company wore false. The
Investigation likewise disclosed that Golden.
Em rich and Lei wero omplovcos of the com
pany and that Cook was a cattle drher In the
Chicago stockyards. Aftor a long search Em
rloh was found at Gil East Sixteenth street
early this December and made aflldavlt that
in May, 1807, at the request of David Roth
Bchtld, his employer, ho signed Ills namo to
twelve documents whloh he did not read, but
which had tho form of notes. In his aflldavlt
he states that "all hands did tho same thing."
meaning that each of the employees was re
quired to sign a large number of notes. On
Dec. 8 Lei was found, and corroborated Era
rlsh's statement regarding the Blgnlng of tho
Assistant District Attorney Bchwart7kopf
said In court that the tillegi-d swindle of $5,000
from tho Central National Bank is but one ot a
large number. Involving at lonst $80,000. Tho
officers of theso other banks will be summoned
to anpear ns wltnesos ngalnst Rothschild. The
prisoner wns held In $2,000 bail for examina
tion on Tuesday of next week.
The H. Rothschild's Sons Company failed on
July 20. 1807. rctortlng its assots In excess of
$100,000 and its liabilities at S150.OO0. It.
manufactured bar. saloon and office fixtures
here ana In Cincinnati. Julius Rothschild wns
the President and Louis R. Rothschild; Vice-President.
W03IEN F1QI1T FOE COXTllOT
Men Do Not Treat Them Fairly in the Now
Jersey Teachers' Asioclntlon.
TiiEXTON. N. J.. Deo. 20. The State Teach
ers' Association began a throe days' session in
tho Stato Normal School auditorium yesterday.
Most of tho first day was given up to tho read
ing of papers, tho only business transacted
being the appointment ot a committee ot five
to nominate officers for tho year. Throe mon
and two women wero appointed by President
Honry M. Maxon of Platnflold. Tho election
takos place to-morrow. The association Is
composed of nbout nlno-tonths women and
onn-tenth men, but tho latter, having obtained
control in tho beginning, havo been ablo to
koop it by having tho nominating committee
packed by tho rotlrlng Presidents. The mole
members aro all superintendents or principals,
who recelvo largo salaries, and they are not In
sympathy with many of tho plans of the
women. For several years the women have
boen trying to throw off the yoke, and believe
they hnve now succeeded. Last year altera
hard fight they succeeded In getting through a
resolution providing for n revision of the con
stitution, and a new constitution was adopted
Miss Elizabeth Allen of Hobokon and Miss
Ella A. MacPhorson of Trenton led the women
In their tight, and. while President Maxon al
most Invariably ruled ngalnst them, they were
able to have his rullugs set aside on appoal to
Tho women complain that tho schemes ot the
superintendents and principals moan moro
work tor the teachers, who already havo had
so much put upon them that they havo no time
for needed exercise or for rocrcation. Tho
latest proposition Is to establish summer
schools and compel all tho teachers to attend
thorn. This, tho women say. would moan tho
giving tip of a Dart of their vacation, while tho
men would not be nffoctod. Thoy charge that
It is a schomo to give summer jobs to college
professors and lecturers at tho expense ot the
public school teachers.
KANSAS DtUItDEltEItS TO 1TAXO.
A BUI to Compel the Governor to filgn
Fifty-nine Death Warrants.
Tor-EHA. Doc. 29. A bill was introducod In
tho Legislature to-day compelling tho Gov
ernor to sign the death warrants ot all persons
convicted of murder in tho first degree. Tho
bill also provides for the putting to death with
in tho period of ono year of all convicts now In
tho penltontiary undor death sentence Thore
are fifty-nine such convicts. Tho numbor has
increased from year to yoar, a result of tho
present law relating to capital punishment,
which leaves tho signing of donth warrants
optional with tho Oovornor. No Knnsas Gov
ernor has over soon fit to sign a death warrant.
The bill is the result of tho recent trial aud
conviction or John Collins on tho charge of
having murdered Ills father, J. H. Collins, a
Topeka capitalist, last fall. Uovernor-olect
Stanley recently declared that ho would not
nign CVilllus's death warrant. Tho passage ot
this bill would compel him to do so or resign.
Mr, Stanley says he will ronlgn beforo ho will
sign the death warrants of the conyictod mur
derers in the penitentiary. " I will nevor per
mit myself to oeconio a murderer, ovon under
tho sanction ot tho law," ho declared.
J AY OOULIl'H TOVHOKST SOX
Buys a Stock Kxehnuge Seat for 830,000
New Members Initiated.
Frank J. Gould, youngest son of the late Jay
Gould, bought a seat on tho New York Stock
Exchange yesterday for $30,000, the highest
p: lee p lid for n seat on the Exchange In many
yeais All his brothers aro members of the
Exchange. Tho seat sold to Frank Gould, who
readied his majority only o fow weeks ago,
wns that of Josiah P. Howell.
Alfred II. Caspary. wm was elected a mem
bo r of tho New York Stock Exchange yester
day. Is Its youngest member, having been pro
potted on his tnenty-flrst birthday. He has
been n junior clerk in tho oilloof Bell .too.
Georgo 0, Miller, another clork In Boll tt Co.'s
office, was also elected a member of tho Stock
Ezchango yesterday. Both were "Initiated"
on tho floor yesterday afternoon. Mr. Miller
was rather roughly handled, but Mr, Caspary
got off with comparatively light punishment
and a few minutes later was trading at one of
the joixt man toitmssiox.
American Members Dellrv a Trenty Will
Be Sent to the Senate In Jununry.
Wibuinoion, Deo, 20. A mooting of tho
American members of tho Canadian Joint High
Commission was held to-day, preparatory to
tho ruassnmbllne of tho commission In this
olt) on Wednesday next. It Is still the Impres
sion of the Commissioners on tho part ot tho
United Stutos that tho work of the commission
will bo speedily completed when next resumed,
and that a treaty will be ready for considera
tion by the Senate before Ihu end of January.
It will provldo limited reciprocity between
the united States and Canada; not enough,
however, to be wholly satisfactory to the ad
vocates la either country of unrcstrloted trado
Our treaty lth Bpiln, annoUud by Chrle Utarr
Butler, c. AU bookiUoa,-ud.
CLEt'Elt UltS. MOUL IX EAR I.VCK,
Dr. notcorabe'e House, Which She Bouxlit,
and Sold for 81, llnndy ns Ball.
Mrs. Lnlago 0. Worl. 34 years old, was ar
rested at tho Ashland Houso last night by D
teeth o Campbell fit tho Centre Btrcot Court
squad on a warrant lRsuod by Magistrate
Wontwcrth on tho complaint of Edward 0.
Bruce of 4 Hcnwlck street. In tho warrant
Mrs. Worl was charged with the larcony of
Mrs. Worl was looked up In tho Wost Thir
tieth street station. Sho ssnt word of hor ar
rest to her counsel. Col. Robert. J. Hnlre, of
328 West Thirtieth streot. Ho sent for Magis
trate Wentworth. and Mrs. Worl was Boon out
out on bail. Sho refused to discuss tho caso.
but Col. Halro spoko for hor.
" Mr. Bruce lent my client $1,500," he said.
"This was In the early part of November. On
Nov. 20 ho began suit for tho recovory ot the
money, alleging that sho had obtained it
through fraud. She was arrnstod undor a etvll
proenss and was admitted to $1,800 ball, whloh
was furnished by a-seourlty concern. Horseo
ond nrrost on tho samo charge Is an outrage.
"Mrs Worl took the $1,500 she obtained
from Mr. Bruce and putting It with somo
money of her own bought tho houso of Dr.
lllinm F Holcombc at 54 East Twenty-third
sheet This was n five-story brownstone
front and n nlnnhlo property. It was do
fctroyed by flro last Saturday night."
Mm, Aorl has throe sons, and slnco tho flro
at the houso In Question has lived at the Ash
land House. Dr. Holcombe. who Is 72 years
old, also moved to the Ashland House after the
Are. A Sun reporter called on him last night
and asked him about tho sale of his houso, as
"Well." said Dr. Holcombe. " I did transfer
tho proporty to her, but not tor any big sum of
money. Tho only sum pasaod was $1. Bhe is
n clever business woman, and was to havo run
the placo as a boarding houso. I was to hav
continued living there. The flro knocked all
hor plans In tho head, howevor, which was a
shame, nn sho Is a clovor woman. But sho only
paid mo $1 for tho houso."
In the real estate- transfers publlshod on Deo.
7 Is this ono:
25th nt . 64 Fast, 184x08.0; Wllllim F. Holcombe
to Lalace 0. Worl ft
Benjamin Sohwartr. a dealer In fireproof
goods, who lives at tho Ashland House. Quali
fied an Mrs. Worl's bondsmnn. Ho gavo ns se
curity the houso and lot that figure in tho story.
54 East Twouty-fltth street Ball was put at
t 1.000, and Schwartz valued tho proporty nt
43,000. Tho houso was not totally destroyed,
but was badly burned out by the Are.
Tho recorded real ORtate transfors published
on Dec. 10 show that Mrs. Worl transferred the
property to Schwarz for $1. This was botore
Mrs. Worl will bo arraigned in the Centre
Btreet Police Court to-day.
XO XE1T8 FItOSI ILOILO.
Washington Officials Believe Gen. Miller
Has Alrondy Demanded Its Evacuation.
Washington. Doc. 20. Secretary Alger said
this evening that ho had rcceivod no addi
tional advices from Gon. Otis In regard to the
situation at Hollo and did not expect to re
ceive any for two days, as1 a -vessel could not
bring nows of Gen. Miller's arrival with two
infantry reclments and a battery before then.
No now instructions havo boen sent to Gen.
Otis slnco he was directed to order Gen. Miller
to demand tho withdrawal ot tho Filipino
forces from Hollo and to occupy the place with
tho United States troops. Tho officials of the
military administration believe that Gen. Mil
ler domanded'.the evacuation of Hollo by the
Filipinos belore the arrival of tho Instructions
sent to Gen. Otis yesterday. These Instruc
tions may not yet nave reached Hollo.
Nobodr here In authority Is -willing to pre
dict what the outcome will be. but there Is no
criticism, expressed of tho Government In di
recting Gen. OUK30, make the Filipinos with
draw. If this should produce a oonAict, the
oonsldoration with which this Government
has been treating Agulualdo will civo nlaca to
a demand for tho dtsbandment of the Filipino
army. It has been the polloy of tho Adminis
tration to deal gently with Agulnaldo in the
hope of Inducing him to ngree to tho dissolu
tion ot his organized followers and the rclooso
of the Spanish prisoners in his possession, but
as no progress has been mado In that direc
tion the Administration is considering tho ad
visability of resorting to positive measures
without delay. ..,,.. . . .
In accordance with the Intention of the Gov
ernment to retain Gen. Otis at Manila as Mil
itary Governor of the Philippines. Secrstarr
Alger to-day assigned Major-Gen. Henry W.
Lanton to tho command ot the United States
troops In those Islands, thus permitting Gen.
Otis to give Ms undivided nttcntion to tho
civil administration. Gen. Lawton will be
subordinate to Gen. Otis, however, in military
matters, but wl'l bo In direct command of the
troops. He will occupy practlaally the same
relative position as Major-Gen. Fltzhugh Lee.
ns oommander of the American roroes in tho
province of Havana, to Major-Gen. John it.
Brooke. Military Gov ernor of Cuba. Gen. Law
ton was reoently assigned to relieve Major
Gen. Joseph Wheeler from the command of
the Fourth Army Corps, with headquarters at
Huntsvllle, Ala. He will procoed to Manila
without delay. In the operations beforo San
tiago Gen. Lawton commanded a division ot
Shatters corps and was the first Military Gov
ernor of Snntiago province. He Is very pop
ular with the Cubans.
KLOXDIKERS ARE WltECKBD.
Three Explorers Aro Cast Away and Suffer
Yancouveh. 1). 0., Doo. 20 Tho steamer
Cutch has arrived from tho north. Arthur
Wheeler, a passongor, reports that a large
amount ot Government mall was lost en route
from Dawson. Ho also brings word that Dr.
Phillips of New York. II. Black and W. Bridges
of Fresno county. California, who attempted to
iniiko Skagwny from Fort Simpson in an
olghtcen-ton boat, struck a gale and were
thrown on Tongas Island. Their boat was
smashed to plueos. For soven days the cast
aways suffered terrlblo privations, but they
kept llfo In their bodies by scraping mussels off
tho rocks and eating thorn raw. To keep warm
thoy walked Incessantly. Indians on tho dis
tant islands ignored their signals and left the
throe men to die. On tho seventh day an In
dian party camo to the Island for birds' eggs,
and all tho money In tho party. $375, was git nn
them to take the castaways to Port Simpson.
Tho three mon were worn to skeletons by their
DATID 2IITCI1ELL HURT,
Son of the United States Senator Injured In
a Polo Game In JaeUionvIUe, l'ln,
Jacksonville. Fla Doc. 20. David Mitchell,
younger son of Wisconsin's Senator, was seri
ously Injured hero this afternoon while play
ing colo at the South Jacksonville grounds, one
mile from the city, Two of the riders came to
gether with force, unseating both and throwing
their ponlee. Mitchell's mount rolled over on
him aud he was picked up unconscious.
An examination showed that ho had broken
his collar bono and two ribs and had sustained a
fracture nt the bnseof tho skull. Hoveral ot the
olty'B best physicians are working over him,
but at midnight ho was still unconscious. It is
feared that his Injuries aro mortal, though tho
dootors express some hope ns yet.
Mr. Mitchell Is a son. In-low of J. R. Parrott.
Vice-President of tho Last Coast Railroad, He
bus boon married allttlo more than a year.
Further Heavy Kxporti of Wheat and Corn,
Although tho export business In wheat
showed somo diminution yesterday, as com
pared with the reeiint very heavy demand, the
total sales, nevertheless, approximated 400,000
bushels nt the Atluutlo ports, and Chicago re
ported 120,000 bushels sold there for export.
In two days the sales at tho Atlantio ports have
beon about 1,400.000 bushels. Ycstorday the
clearances from the seaboard wero no less than
l.lou.ouo bushels, making in round numbers
4.000,000 bushels In four days. For some
weeks past America has Htippliod HO per cent,
of the Euiopean requirements, Argentina, It
was stutod yestorduy, wns olTorlug wheat moro
firely, but tho trade is not disposed to look
for serious competition from Aigontjna much
beforo April 1. mid In tho inoantlmi this coun
try will hnvo a practical monopoly ot the Euro
pean markets. Corn, too, was In brisk demand
estordity for oxport and tho clearances yester
day from the seaboard wero over 1,700,000
Foreigners wore buying wheat futures, too,
yesterday, and though prices were lower many
regardod the decline us a natural reaction after
the recent rsthor sharp advunce.
Vlt C. It. It. of K. J.; I', k It.: D. a O.
New York to Waihinxtoa, dally. 2:B5 P, H, Whit,
kail tarniiunl (South Yerrr) and 8 P. II, foot liberty
met. Kicluilft Pullmu equipment. Dining car
crriee unequalled. No exceee Urea. Flneet tmlas
and qnlclioet time between Mew York and tviuhlax
CROKER IN LIFE INSURANCE
TAMMAXT MAX AMONG DIRECTORS
OF THE XORT1I AMERICAN.
Big Chief Said to Be the Moving .Spirit In the
Enterprise Ferry S. Heath In It, Too,
Along with Andy Freedmnn ami Ferry
Belmont It Will Begin Business Shortly.
Richard Groker, tho leader of Tammany Hall,
has told his friends within tho last tow days
that In his estimation no man and no particular
set ot mon have any partloular royal right to
run lito Insuranoo companies ulthor In Now
York or any othor Btato. Tho business Instinct
of Mr. Croker. according to those who aro
familiar with his thoughts and talks, is very
strong, and It camo out yostorday that Mr.
Croker Is the moving spirit in tho North Amer
ican Llfo Insurnnco Company, which has boon
Incorporated In Albany with a capital Btockof
$100,000 and whose charter was approved by
Attornoy-Genoral Hancock on Nov. 30.
Up to date. It was ascertained, tho leading
men In Mr. Croker' now life Insurance company
are tho following: Benjamin B. KtrMand, 20
Now streot: Henry A. Thomas, Boston, MasB. ;
George L. Myors, 20 Broad stroot: Andrew
Frocdmnn, 140 Broadway ; Henry J. Braker, 03
William street; Josiah Qulnoy, Boston ; Jeffer
son M. Levy, 20 Broad Btroet: Albert Freoman,
203 Broadway: Ernest De Zaldo. Now York
city; William A. Bancroft, Boston; E. 0. Pottor.
New York city ; Theodore W. Myors, 20 Broad
street; Louis Storn. 32 Wost Twonty-thlrd
streot: Perry Belmont, 23 Nassau stroot; Ed
ward F. Phelps, 203 Broadway; Frank A.
Soyles, Fawtuckot, R. I.; Perry S. Hoath. Wash
ington, D. 0. : J. Montgomery Roosevelt, 09
Mr. Qulnoy Is now Mayor of Boston. Ho
comes from tho old Qulnoy stock which camo
down from tho Pilgrims and tho Mayflowor.
Mr. Frccdman is tho chief financial advisor. It
is said, ot Mr. Crokor. Mr. Belmont Is nnothor
of the closo friends of Mr. Crokor. Porry S.
Heath is First Assistant Postmastor-Gcnoral
at Washington undor the McKlnloy Adminis
tration. Ho Is ono of tho strongest of the
young lieutenants ot Sonator Hanna tn Ohio.
Ho was chief ot the literary bureau at Republi
can National Headquarters at Chicago during
the momorable Aght of 1800. The new Insur
ance company In which Mr. Croker and his
friends havo takon stock. It was declared, will
begin business very shortly.
OAXADA IX DAXGER OF ABSORPTIOXT
A. Toronto Newspaper Is Alarmed by the
Speech of Gen. Wilson.
Touonto, Doo. 20. Tho World to-dny calls
on tho Canadian Government to withdraw her
entangling alliances and negotiations at Wash
ington, and quotos Gen. Wilson's speech about
tho Stars and Stripes floating from tho frozen
north to Control America. Tho World says:
" Unless Canadians nro fully nllvo to tho situa
tion and spoak out In no uncertain way thoy
will suddenly And themselves betweon a grasp
ing annexation movoment In tho United Btates,
having tor its end tho domination of tho wholo
continent, and a groat party In England pro
pared to make almost, any sacrlAce to
the United States In consideration of some
kind of support of England in her race
with Russia, France and otnor European pow
ers. Wo aro sorry to noto that many English
statesmen are thinking moro ot an Anglo
w American alliance, or good understanding'
with our neighbors, than of a federation of the
mother oountry and hor dnughtor States
colonies we no longer nre. Mr. Chamberlain
found tlmo to spund weeks In tho States, but
not a day in Canada. Tho American Ambassa
dor at London sooms to be nearest to the Chief
Secretary for Foreign Affairs.
"Tho situation noverwns so critical as It Is
to-day. and wo bellevo tho timo has now arrived
when Canadians from one ocean to another
ought to join in a policy for maintaining Can
ada'as a free and independent portion of this
continent. We must rely upon ourselves mote
than any ono else, and the sooner tho Govern
ment at Ottawa recognizes tho situation and
withdraws from all entangling alliances and
negotiations with tho Washington Government
tho bettor will It be for them and this country.
Wo are nearer to absorption than wo ever
BERMOX IX THE XEJT CATHEDRAL.
Bishop Pottor Names Aailstnnts and Fixes
the noun of Sunday Worihlp.
Preparations aro boing mado as rapidly ns
possible for the opening of the crypt ot tho
new Cathedral of St. John tho Divine for pub
llo worship. It was hoped that tho chapel
would bo In roadlnoss for tho Initial services on
St. John's Day, Dec. 27, but unexpected obsta
cles mado necossary a postponement. In an
ticipation ot the speedy opening of this portion
ot the cathedral the Bishop has selected tho
following canons to assist him: Tho Rev.
Charles 0. Tiffany, D D.. the present Archdea
con ot New York, to bo senior canon; the Rev.
Georgo F. Nelson, D. D. ; tno ltev. 1'rankL.
Humphreys, D. D and the Rev. Robert L. Pad
dock. Sorvlces In the now chapel will bo hold ntlO
A. M. and 4 P. M. on each Sunday, tho sovoral
canons taking turns In tho conduct of tho wor
ship. Asormon will be preached nt the after
noon service. Tho Bishop has arranged the
sorvlces at tho cathedral so as not to detract
irom tho worship In neighboring churches,
tor that reason the short service, without
fireachlng, has been designated for tho morn
ng hour ot 10 o'clock, thus giving worshipnors
amplo time to attend tholrown churches after
ward, whllo tho sorvlco In tho afternoon, with
preaching, cannot conflict with tho later o en
lng services In other churches. All of the
musical arrangements for tho cathedral choir
havo been completed undor the supervision of
Frank Hunter Potter, a brother of tho Bishop.
0. W. Rogors will b organist and choirmaster
and will be tho director of a large choir of mon
COPPER MIXES COXSOLIDAIIOX,
Standard Oil Company Said to Hove Ar
ranged for an Enormous Deal.
Houohton. Mich.. Deo. 20. Standard Oil
men aro trying to control the American copper
mines. The Calumet and Hecla and Qulncy
owners have been approached, but tho mines
cannot be obtained at satisfactory figures.
Tho plan comprises tho consolidation ot the
Boston and Montana, Montana Ore Purchasing
and But to and Boston mines of Montana, Old
Dominion of Arizona, Osceola. Tamarack, Isle
Doyalo, Arcadian, and several ot her Lake Su
perior mines. A corporation with a capital of
$100,000,000. it Is said, will bo formodto opor
ate tho mines under New Jorsey laws
Keely's Machines In Bolton.
Boston. Dec. 20, Charles B. Hill, attorney
for Mrs, John W, Kcoly, nrrlved to-day from
Philadelphia with the various machines of the
late John W. Kauly, which are hold to bo ot
Importance In connection with the experiments
which u ro to bo mado br Y. B llnraldo at his
laboratory In Jamaica Plain 5i- Hill wus ac
companied by J. Ransom Bridge .' this city,
who alHO Is Interested In the oxperimeuU. Mr.
Kinraide has not yot nrrhod,
Tno Imprisoned Kdltor'e Health Injured.
Boston, Deo. 20. Tho wife of Torrey Ward
nor, the editor of the Trartltr, now In jail for
contempt of court, is said by a friend who has
visited her to bo greatly distressed. The same
man fcnvs that prison confinement Is telling
uion Mr. Wardnor's norvous condition Ho
was obllgod to call for bromides on Tuesday
night to gat sleep,
A Little Fire at Bellevua.
Thore was a Are In tho olothes room of Belle
vuo Hospital lost night, caut-od by tho bursting
of a gas lamp. The blaze was soon extin
guished by It bucket brlga le. A space twenty
icet square was burned.
Found a Maatodou on Mnoiohlde Creek,
Vanoouveb. B. 0.. Doo. 20. T. J. McNamara,
who arrived hero to-day from Moosehlde Greek,
Alaska, says that he discovered on his claim
on Moosehlde Creek the complete skeleton ot a
Standard, Bottled at ths Brewery.
$1.10 per case of 14 bottles. On sale at hotels, ret
UnrenU end grocer', lit 11 order or telephone 104
WUUanebtirjr. Qttojiuber Brewery, UrooUn.-
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PAPAL LETTER TO OIIIIIOXS.
Bis Hnllnres's Views nn Americanism to Be
I'lrit l'nbllihed In This Country.
.Special Cable Dtipakk to Tna Sum.
Rome, Dee. 20. It le assorted that tho Topo's
letter to Cardinal Gibbons, oxprosslng the
vlows of his Holiness on tho " theorlosot Amer
icanism." has already beon despatched to that
prelate and will bo publlshod In tho United
Btates prior to Its publication In Romo,
Tho letter has causod much speculation.
Various versions are clvon of its contents,
none of which Is authorized. According to ono
report his Holiness expresses In It his full ap
proval of the political doctrines professed by
Archbishop Ireland and Cardinal Gibbons,
which, under tho namo of Americanism, have
been attacked by many European Cathollo
Another report has It that the Pope admits
that the interests of tho Church In the United
States nocossttato tho going somewhat boyond
tho old-fashioned methods ot teaohlng, but
ho regrets tho oxtenttowhichthonewmethods
have boon Indulged in in some Instancos.
Still another version says that tho Popo deals
particularly with the doctrines enunciated In
Father Hockor's biography, and guardedly
warns liberal Catholics not to overstep the
bounds ot Roman dogma and discipline.
TO VEBSERTE ORDER IX I1AVAXA.
Gen. T.ndlow'i Edict na to Sale of Liquor,
Fnradei and Carrying of Arma.
Special Cabli Dnratch la Tmt 8rw.
Havana. Doo. 20. Tho following has been
Issued by tho commanding officer ot tho United
States troops tn Havana:
"Gen. Ludlow has Instructed me to direct
that at 11 o'clock at night all places whore
spirituous or othor Intoxicating liquors aro
sold shall bo closed. Ordor must bo preserved
at all times, and there shall bo no largo gather
ings of citizens on the streets and no noisy pa
rades by day or night. No pistols or other
firearms, knives or othor deadly weapons
Bhall be carried by any ono except troops on
duty. Persons carrying weapons of any kind
In tho streets will be arrested and their arms
confiscated. All persons who soil Intoxicating
liquors of whatsoover kind are prohibited from
selling or giving the same to soldiers, and any
publlo plaoo In which It Is found that liquor is
sold or given to soldiers will bo closed and tho
proprietor arrested. T. Dentley. Mott,
"Major and Assistant Adjutant-General."
BLOODSHED IX THE SOUDAN.
A Renortrd Encounter Between British
Forces and the Natives,
Special Cable DeipaUA to Tils Sirs'.
Calcutta, Doo. 20. According to advices re
ceived hero from British East Africa, thirty
men under command of Lieut. Honnyngton
woro attacked by natives on Oct 10 botwoen
Lako Albert and Lake Kilogn. Twelvo ot tho
party woro killed, and Llout. Uannyngton and
eight others wero wounded.
Subsequently the rear guard of tho British
repulsed the natives, killing about 100.
From the geographical position ot the re
ported attack it seems likely that tho British
party is a part of tho forces under Col. Mac
Donald or Major Martyr, whloh havo had
orders to procoed from Uganda to effect a
junction On tho Upper NIlo with the Egyptian
expedition to --the Soudan." Col. HacDonald
was sent two yoars ago to suppress tho revolt
In Uganda, and then, it possible, to proceed
down tho NIlo to Khartoum, whero Kitchener
would meet him. He had trouble with his men
from the start, and lost a great deal of time In
putting down mutinies of the Soudaneso sol
diers, who had served under Emln Pasha. He
started somo time ago. however: his exact
whereabouts aro unknown, but he must bo a
long way from Fashoda. where he was placed
by report at the time, when the Mnrchand af
fair seemed likely to create trouble between
England and France. Major Martyr was sup
posed to havo started from Uganda a few
months ago. In tho same direction. Ho should
bo a long distance behind MacDonald.
DIRT CARS ItAX DOWX GRADE.
Killed One Man and Hurt Fonr Others at
Jerome l'nrk Reservoir.
An accident yesterday afternoon to tho cable
cars that convoy dirt up tho 300-foot Incline In
tho excavation for tho now Jorome Park res
ervoir caused tho death of ono of the workmon
and injured four others. Five cars loaded with
dirt had reached the top of the Incline when
tho cable slipped and thoy ran back to tho bot
tom Into a pile of broken stone.
Joseph Lno. who was in the rear car, was
instantly killed. Martin Cnrmody, thoforeman
in charge of the work, got a broken shoulder
and Internal Injuries, from whloh ho will die.
Francisco Bartolowlst has a broken leg. scalp
wounds, internal Injuries and contusions of the
body. Antonio Motrlsso has scalp wounds and
contusions of tho body and Plotro Bartolomoo
several scalp wounds.
TUB BOTICIX DEFENCE.
Dnnnlng Assailed on Account of nil Rela
tions with Women.
Ban Fhanoisco, Doc. 20. In tho Botkln
poisoning caso to-day Attorney Frank
McGowan concluded the summing up for tho
defence. Ho scored Dunning, declaring ho was
a man for whom no woman would commit a
crime to marry, and he asserted that the Court
bhoutd have compelled him to givo the names
ot tho nlno women with whom ho had beon In
timate, any one of whom might hnve had moro
lncentho to removo Mrs. Dunning than Mrs.
TRIED TO CHLOROFORM A BOT.
Ono of Two Mon Wlio Attempted to Over
power a Bonk Klevator Boy Captured.
Boston, Doo. 20. Shortly after tho closo of
business in tho Franklin Savings Bank this
afternoon two men entered tho elevator, over
powered tho boy running it and attempted to
chloroform him. Tho boy fought and screamed
and tho attention of occupants ot the ton floor
was attracted. Tho assailants then ran the car
to tho bottom and flod, but ono was overtaken,
and on him was found a chloroform-saturated
handkerchief. He said he was George E. Ryan
and llvod In Woburn,
Raided a Green-Goods Den.
Aixkntown. Ta., Deo. 20,-The local police
to-day raided tho rendezvous of a gang of
green-goods men at Catasauqua, near here,
and arrested Jack Ryan, tho leader, anil n con
federate. Tho lattor obenpod after being hand
cuffod and Is still at large. A third member of
the gang also got awny by jumping from the
socond-story window, Tho arrest of Ryan wns
accomplished with tho assistance of Philip Will
and Charles Weiko) of Lowhlll. Somorsot
county, who wero the "como-on's " Th police
captured a green-goods otitllt. which consisted
principally of sealed tin boxes filled with green
paper and sawdust.
"Johnny" O'Brien Is OH Again for nnvann,
Tho ferry boat J. II. Brlnckerhoff, commanded
byCapt. "Johnny" O'Brlon, which started for
Havana recentlyand returned for repairs mode
necessary by a fire In the cabin, made another
stnrt yesterday afternoon Tho Brlnckerhoff
wns tied up ut Jlechtel's dock, Htapleton.Ktaten
Island, and Cnpt. O'Brlon made repairs aud
gathered together a now crew of thirteen men.
Tho start was made ut 3 o'oloek yesterday
afternoon. The boat Is boarded up from stem
to stern, and a supply of coal sufficient for tho
voyage Is on hand.
Bullets Through u Cnr Window,
New Brunswick, N, J., Doo. 20. Prof. E. L.
Barbour, Instructor In elocution at Rutgers
College, was a passenger on a Now York Cen
tral Railroad train bound for Now York early
this morning, Shortly after leaving Cataklll,
wbere Prot. Barbour gave a reading last night,
he heard a crash over his head and a shower of
powdered class went down his neck. Looking
np ho found that two bullets had passed through
the class about an inch above his bead.
SEARCH FOR THE POISONER 4 .
CORNISH'S FAMILY BUBPKCT EXEVIKS Iff i
11 ti HAD MADE AT THE CLUE. J f h
Discharged Employees Hnd Threatened .i j I
Him LnwyerMcIntyroThlnki a Woman if If I
Sent the Fntnl Glft-Cornlih nml Mrs. , "
Rogers Make Statements to the Follre jl fj
Statemnnt by Cornlih'e Divorced Wife II 1 I
Pollco Sny No Arreits Are Contemplated- j J3
Tho pollco of this city, attorn day and a nlshl 1 w 1
of work on tho caso of Mrs. Kato J. Adams, who 5 If I
dlod on Wednesday morning at hor home. 01 i a i I
West Eighty-sixth street, aftor taking a dose 1 j m
of what sho supposed to bo bromo-scltzor, nn 4 II 1 I
nounced loto yostorday afternoon that ther 'If! C
woro no nearer a solution ot tho mystery than, '11 I
when they bognn tholr Investigations. Mm. 1 i ' I
Florence Rogors, tho daughter of tho do&d ? I
woman, who was with hor whon sho " M
took tho fatal doso, was takon to To $ U 5 jZ
lico Headquarters yesterday and cloself ' , 3 2
questioned by Capt. McClusky and Assist- '!I
ant District Attorney John F. Mclntyre tor i; & W
about twonty minutes. Sho was not placed Jf.j i
under arrest, and according to Capt. McCluskr 3 ,t y I
will not bo arrested. Sho was asked to go to 1 ': -I
Pollco Headquarters and wont willingly. The) , j j I
police say that they lcarnod nothing from Mrs. . j W
Rogers that would givo them a cluo to th6 . I ! 1 B
Identity ot tho person who sent tho bottle ot Inn
poisoned bromo-seltzor to Harry Cornish at thei I S
Knickerbocker Athlotlc Club, but that they got 'Mk
a moro complete story of the event ) I
leading up to tho death of Mrs. Adam i J
than thoy lal before. Among other j ,ji
things, Capt. McClusky learned that Cor- j
nlsh was a ncphow of Mrs. Adams br 4,l it
marrlago only, and not a blood rolath e, as wnk t ! 1
ste.tod by Mr. Mclntyre on Wednesday night. VJi J
Thoy also learned, according to Capt. Mo- I IP J
Clusky. that Mrs. Adams, whllo not a wealthy "1 i
woman, ownod considerable proporty In Hart- ". E ,
ford. Conn., a city whoro most , J of tho persona ' i K
ooncorncd In tho case live now or lived at ono , ' K '
tlmo or another. 'M
conNisn HAD MADE enemies at THE CLUB. fl
A despatch from the homo ot Cornish's fam- ,j
lly in Hartford says that, when asked by a j
Son reporter if they had any cluo to a motive) 4 jl
tor tho attempt at poisoning their son. J ' i I ,4
thoy referred to his employment at tho 1 il .
Knickerbocker A. 0., and stated that soon 'J K ,
after ho was put tn charge there ho 1 '
discovered an organ izod system of thefts by -i jffi 1
somoof thoomployees.whlohflnallyresultedla ill 4
nearly tho entire forco of holp being dls- MjH '''-.
charcod. Threats woro made against him at jB "
that time, and later at tho Columbia Collcgo 1 It '
games at tho Berkeley Oval, ono of tho stands " ''
was found to bo in an unsafe condition, and In- '& i t
vostlgation showed that a deliberate attempt ! 1 r
had been made to weaken it. In the event ot J I
its collapse many porsons beside Harry Cor- HU 4
nlsh would havo boon Injured. v J
Capt. McClusky's men wero hard at work on, 'i
tho case yesterday, and every poraon living In I SI j
tho flat houso at 01 West Eighty-sixth streot, ' J if '
whero Mrs. Adams lived with her daughter 'M '
and Cornish, was closoly questioned during; , 'J J
the day. Cornish himself Is In bod at ths JM , j
Knickerbocker Athlotlo Club, but he was seen. . jB ''?
thero yesterday afternoon by Capt. McOlusky . j
and Mr. Mclntyre. Ho is suffering from drsen- M
tery, tho result ot tho large doso ot the poison ; S 4j
that bo took, himself, but Is out of danger, and ja'm '"'!
ho dictated a long statement, which is now In "M $,
tho hands of the head ot tho Dotootlvo Bureau. -p W . '-
Tho established facts in tho caso now aro V;1 J.
that tho bottle supposed to contain bromo- -y V i
seltzer and which was sent to Mr. Cornish con- - H
tafned a largo amount of cyanide of potassium. .; '
a deadly poison ; that the person who sent lb .j j
did so with the Idea ot killing Cornish, and that ft
tho poison was responsible for tho death ot 'n
Mrs. Adams. No arrests have been made, and, i
according to Capt. McClUBky, none will bo
made until somo clue Is obtained to tho iden- A -
tlty of the poraon who sent tho poison to Cor. r A
nlsh. This effectually disposes ot tho rumors '' $
which wont around yesterday to tho effect thai 'nt J
Mr. Cornish and Mrs. Rogers wero to be ar-i ' qm "M
rested. Capt, McClusky says thoy are) not 'S jB
oven under polloo surveillance. ;f , B '
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Coroner's Physician Weston mado an autopsy j - Jr?
on tho body of Mrs. Adams at 4 o'oloek, yeste."- s a ft
day afternoon. Dr. Weston trlod to get Chora- j
1st Ledorlo of the Health Department to attend a '
tho autopsy, but Dr. Lodorle was too busy. ; I i,
Then Dr. Weston trlod to got another physician '. ''
In this city who Is an export in poisons to at- J
tend, but was unsuccessful, so ho went ahead
by himself. Ho completed tho autopsy at 3 't
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o clock. ft j ft
" I found tho stomach vorr soft and Ailed wlto ' S Jl
n dark substanco." ho said. " Tho condition ot ; lr-
tho various organs leaves no doubt but whatj ; - 1
death was duo to an Irritant poison, unques'-1 m .J
tionably the cynnldo of potassium which ths . 25
woman took. Portions of the stomaoh. brain. ,-
and other organs havo beon sealed up and will, ,f i R
be subjoctod to chemical analysis. iw, i
"I havoraadoavoryclosooxamlnationof thai in.
contents of that bottle labelled bromo-seltzor" ) f
and am nntlstlod that It Is cyanide of potA9- i if
Blum. This is plain from tho odor and ths !, i
peoullar appoaranoo of tho poison. The poison ;
generally oomes In a crystal, but In this caso it . I. i
sooms to havo boen pounded Into powder nnd l j .
madii to rcsemblo bromo-soltzer. There wa. .
ory littlo ot the original contents ot tho bottle , ,
left In It, but an untratnod eyo would havst ,n m
difficulty In dotectlng tho poison from the ',
bromide." ... . if
In the course ot their Investigations yester-ef m
day the pollco lnnrned positively that tho silver , -jfl :
holder with which tho bottloof poison was sen . 3
to Mr. Cornish was not purchasod from Tlf- "H
fany A; Co Although stamped sterling,", $f
they donotbHllovothatltlssolldsIlverjneither ', i
do they bellevo that It was moant to hold ths ; '
bottle ot medlclno that came with it. It might k g 1
just as oaslly hold toothpicks, matches, or a, 3j !
Tho bottle was not In tho sliver holder when , li
It came. Both articles were In a cardboard 11,
box on tho cover of whloh wa printed "Tlf- it
'any A Co." It was such a box as the Union
Bauurojewollcra use everyday. The box watt .'is i
partitioned into two parts, Tho sllvor holder f '
was in ono section and the bottlo ot poison In ; 1 h
the other. Tho holder was not new, showing f
signs ot usage. In tho section ot tho box con- $ .-I
talning the liottle was a Tiffany envelope, on , j
whloh Mr. Cornish's nnmo was written, ovl- J
dently by the same hand which wrote the ad- j j
dross, The envolopo was such a one as the ijl
jewelry Arm gives to oustomors who want to C
nend cards with their purchases. .. 63
Secretary Cook of Tiffany &, Co. said yester- 'if
day that whllo he had notsconthosilvor holder 1 8f it
ho had had a pretty accurate description of it. g ,
and ho was sure that It had never beon pur- t II
chased from his Arm. Ho didn't bolieve, he .5 p '
said, thnt it had tho Tiffany mark on it. but If i j (
It did that was of no spocial significance, as It ;H ,
watncommon thlngfordonlersln cheapwarei , '
to usn tho Tiffany mark or a mark so muoh like) ' 1
it that it would devolve people ... iij
The police had hoped to get a good start on fl j
the case through tho jewollers. but Mr. Cools j a i
mado the same statement to them. Thoy nr' St jf fl
now trying to And out what Arms make silver -i la (
holder such ns tho ono sent to Mr, Cornlih. 1 ',1 ,
They hope to get a cluo In this way. jl
poison pottle a roou club. Kj ;
As (o tho bottlo nnd tho poison tho police ad. JH ,"
mltthat there Is little chance ot finding out lx
whero either was purchased Cyanide of potas- ,ij
slum, while one of tho deadliest of poisons. Is M
not dIAlcult to obtain, and largo quantities ot IJjj
It nro used regularly by ohomlsts. The bottle Rj
wus exactly like hundreds that uro sold dally Wt
by druuuists ull ovor tho country, at 10 cents m n
each, 'i'hny are practically sample bottlos ot Iff 1
bromo-Holtrer, which Is a hoadacho and jlH 0
stomach medicine, very oxtenslvolyused. iml J
There Is just one thing nbout tho Inttlo that i N I
seems to navii escaped tho obsorvingoyosot ' J i
tho police Thnt Is that the labnl on It. whlla ' j?i
printed with direction and an advertisement f H
exactly similar to that on all similar boitloa, fa J 1
of n dark gray color. Tim labels on all the Id I 'A
cent bottli's of tho Kmornon Drug Company's ' T i
bromo-soltzer that can bo purchase! In i A
this rlty are white, Suvaral druggists i I
who worn iiiiflitlount yosterday said That l f
the labnls on the bottles had been white for as ' I
long as tht-y remember. A )oting woman who 1
was In chargoof the drug oompaiiy's ofllces at (
2.rK) West Twenty-third street yostorday after- , li v
noon said that she had been In the employ ot JB: 'V
tho company for two years, and that darlna n J
that time they had nevor used anything but j 1
whits labels. Charles D. Passapae. the Now MX &
York, agent of ths company, could not be found Hi 1
last night. Ho Uvea at VM West Eleventh. II M
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