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VOLUME LXXVIII.— NO. 165.
TURMOIL IN TURKEY.
Lawlessness of the Kurds
Increased by the Sul
Strong Forces Will Have to Be
Used to Suppress Anarchy in
MORE TROUBLE FOR THE PORTE.
While the Demands of the Powers
Are Increased Warships Are
i CONSTANTINOPLE, Ttrkey, Nov. 11.—
The lawlessness of the Kurds in the East
ern provinces has grown measurably since
the demands for reforms were made upon
the Sultan by Great Britain, France and
Russia. The Sultan's very evident incli
nation to refuse to grant the demands, or
at least to defer giving a definite answer to
the representatives of the powers, en
couraged the Kurds to believe that tne
Sultan tacitly supported them in their
attacks upon the Armenians. Color has
been lent to thi? belief by the action of the
Sultan in giving good service decorations
to several officials who were notoriously in
favor of exterminating the Armenians and
who gave their sanction to the massacres
that have led Turkey to the verge of dis
The Kurds have assumed such an atti
tude of disregard to all authority that it
is believed here that the officials are now
powerless to stop them froai continuing
their massacring and pillaging.
Advices from the Eastern provinces show
that the condition of anarchy is such that
a very strong force wiil have to be em
ployed if any progress at all is to be made
against the Kurds. The Porte apparently
understands this fact, for it is announced
to-day that 120.000 troops will be sent
against the Kurds. Should the latter offer
resistance it is doubtful if even this force
would be sufficiently strong to cope with
the Kurds, whose intimate knowledge of
the mountainous country would stand
them in good stead in opposing the Turk
In spite of the bad financial condition of
the Government, which is now in arrears
in tne pay of the reserves already called
out. it has been decided to summon more
reserves for service. It is doubtful if the
vi ■•vernment's scheme can be effected
o" ing to the scarcity of money, but at any
raio the attempt will be made owing to
the continued demand of the powers that
the Porte restore order forthwith.
Stories of the ravages committed by the
Kurds continue to be received here. It is
snid that in Erzeroum and Sivas whole
districts have been devastated by th?
marauding Kurds. A traveler, who has
arrived at Trebizond from Erzeroum,
states that when he was approaching
Baiburt be met 300 women, who, in their
extremity, kneit before him and implored
protection, declaring that their husbands,
fathers and brothers had been killed and
that there were no males of their race who
could save them from either dishonor or
The revolt of the Druies in Hauran is
assuming a most serious aspect. The agi
tation against the authorities is extending,
ari'! the rebels are gaining many accessions.
An official dispatch that has been made
public says that thanks to the energetic
measures that have been taken by the Im
perial officials, the disturbances and re
volts which occur in certain parts of Asia
Minor, and which had their origin in the
seditious intrigues of Armenian agitators,
have been partly subdued.
The seditious intngue9 of Armenian
agitators have been everywhere sup
• d, and order restored in all the dis
tricts which were recently the scene of the
riots and conflicts. Measures have been
taken to insure that peace will
be maintained. It is stated that
Bahri Pasha will be appoinied to
the command of the troops in the
Saitonn district. Bahri Pasha was
formerly Vali of Van, but was dismissed
from that office in consequeuce of the
representations by Sir Philip Currie, the
Britisli Emnassador, that he was in a good
measure responsible for the outrages com
mitted on the Armenians in that district.
That his removal was made against the in
clination of the Sultan is a matter of com
mon knowledge and his Majesty took the
earliest opportunity to show that he ap
proved of his acts as Vali. A day or so
ago Bahri was decorated by the Sultan for
the good services he had rendered tne
Government, and now comes the evidently
well-founded report that he will be given
an important command of troops nomi
nally employed to protect the Armenians.
Mr. Hampson, the British Vice-Consul,
has appointed twenty persons to resume
the distribution of relief at Sassoun.
AS TO SALISHCHI'S SPEECH.
Jt la ICvittenUji Pleating to tlir Paper*
of Germany and Austria.
BERLIN, Germany, Nov. 11.— The lead
ing newspapers ot Berlin comment upon
me speech delivered by Lord Salisbury
at the Lord Mayor's banquet in London as
The Vossiche Zeitung says: Lord Salis
bury's speech is freo from optimism, but
it is calculated to raise the deep-sunken
hopes of a peaceful solution of the con
fusion in the East.
The National Zeitung says: Without
any attempt at deception in regard to the
danger:, of the position, the speech still
has a pacifying effect.
The Kreuz Zeitung says: We are glad
to hear a reliable expression of the solidar
ity of the powers.
The Keichshote says: We sincerely re
joice to find a statesman expressing the
idea of united Christendom gathered i o
protect civilized peace.
The North German Gazette says: The
speech proves the uncommon skill of
diplomatic language, and speaks of the
future in a manner leaving it open to all
possibilities, as a statesman ought to do,
knowing what eventualities may arise.
The Lokal Anzeiger says: The speech
The San Francisco Call.
deserves decided attention, because it re
duces to proper proportions the excessive
fears which are disauieting Europe.
The Deutsche Tages-Zeitung says: "There
are two sides to Lord Salisbury's speech.
One slides over the East Asia question,
while the other menaces the Sultan in a
style that is calculated to encourage the
The Volks-Zeitung says: "The speech
contains a serious threat. Great Britain
contemplates the possibility of the powers
separating, and it is determined to bring
about a bloody decision if the Triple Al
liance continue its policy of non-interven
VIENNA, Austria, Nov. 11.— The Neve
Freie Presse says that Lord Salisbury's
words will reassure everybody but the
ORDERED TO X.EVAX-T WATERS.
Warships of Several Xalions yow Being
WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 11. -An
additional step looking to the preserva
tion of American life and interests in Tur
key was taken by the Navy Department
to-day. At a late hour this afternoon
Secretary Herbert ordered the San Fran
cisco, which is now at Marseilles, to Alex
andretta. Admiral Selfride was tele
graphed at Havre to-day to proceed at
once to Marseilles and fly his flag over the
San Francisco, relieving Admiral Kirkland,
who will return to the United States. The
Marblehead is already at Mercine, which
is only a few hours' sail from Alexandretta.
The two vessels will doubtless be sufficient
to represent the American Government
in Turkish waters, but if more are needed
they can be quickly dispatched there.
PARIS. France, Nov. 11.— The Figaro
says that three French warships have left
Cannes for Turkish waters.
ROME, Italy, Nov. 11.— The Italian
squadron, which has been ordered into
Levant waters, will consist of the cruiser
Etna (flagship) and the gunboats Vulturno
and Sebastiano Veniero. The Etna car
ries twenty-four guns of various calibers,
the Vulturno twelve and the Sebastiano
PLEXTI OF TROUBLE FOR TURKEY
Etnbassadors of the Powers lienetc De
mands Vpon the Porte.
LONDON, Etc., Nov. 11.— A dispatch to
the Globe from Constantinople says that
a conference of the Embassadors of the
powers was held on Saturday, at which it
was decided to renew in still stronger lan
guage the demands upon tae Por.te regard
ing the state of affairs in the province of
Anatolia. In making the fresh demand
the powers will insist upon knowing what
measures are to be taken to restore order.
A dispatch to the Standard from Con
stantinople, which will be published in
the morning, says that the Sultan con
tinues to be much perturbed by the con
d;tion of affairs in Arabia, which is the
most vulnerate point in the empire. News
has been received of a conflict between I
Turkish troops and Arabs near Zenha, in
which thirty men were killed. The last
batch of troops sent to Arabia were com
pelled to debarfc at Port S*id ana wait for
five days, owing to a lack of funds to pay
the Suez canal dues.
CANADA STOLE A MARCH
Vessels on the Great Lakes Much
More Formidable Than
Revenue Cutters Constructed in a
Manner to Be Available as
OTTAWA, Ont., Nov. 11.— Another
cause has arisen which may lead to inter
national trouble between the United States
and England. Considerable attention has
been attracted lately to the question of
the right of the United States Government
to construct gunboats in the great lakes
it being claimed that by the treaty of 1817
neither the United States nor Canada
should build vessels stronger than was
absolutely necessary for the regular reve
nue service. But inquiry on the part of
the United States authorities has shifted
the boot to another leg, and some of the
most sensational discoveries have been
made in the report of Commander Wake
man. The investigation shows that not
only has the Canadian Government been
building vessels many times stronger than
those used in the regslar revenue service,
but of sufficient strength and size to be
ranked as cruisers.
This late discovery shows a very clear
piece of negligence on the part of the
United States authorities on the great
lakes. The true facts of the case nave
been sent to Washington and it is ex
pected that action will be taken immedi
ately. The following description of one of
the new vessels has been sent to the Navy
Department and clearly leaves no doubt
but that Canada has violated the treaty.
The Constance and her sister ships have
the following dimrnsions: Length over
all. 125 feet; beam, 10 feet 6 inches; depth
of hold, 11 feet 3 inches; draught, 9 feet 6
But it is the following details which the
Federal authorities say is a breach of the
treaty : All the vessels have extra heavy
steel plates and steel top sides. On the
main deck the house and engine coverings
are of steel as well as the protected turtle
deck forward. The coal bunkers are car
ried along the side in order to protect both
boilers and engines.
They are armed wiih quick-firing guns,
one aft and one forward, while others may
be placed into position at short notice.
The most formidable weapon, however,
and one which in itself is sufficient to class
the vessels as cruisers, is the fact that, in
addition to the other powerful methods of
protection, each is provided with a formid
able ram bow, and experts pronounce these
rams as being especially strongly made
and well backed, as if for heavy service.
The authorities here refuse to make any
statements in regara to whether the treaty
has in way been broken, but in diplomatic
circles it is expected that serious conse
quences are sure to arise before the mat
ter is settled.
r.miUih Troops for Africa.
LONDON, E.vg., Nov. 11.— An unex
pected order was received at Devon port
this evening tor a detachment of troops to
prepare to embark from Liverpool on No
vember 16 lor the gold coast of Africa,
win-re they will join the exprdition that
will be sent against the King of Ashantee.
It is understood that a similar order has
been dispatched to other garrisons.
SAN FRANCISCO, TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 12, 1595.
GAVE BYRNES MONEY
Gambler Schaeffer Testified
That He Bribed the
A PERCENTAGE ON KENO.
For Fifteen Months the New York
Police Official Received
EMPLOYED NO GO-BETWEENS.
Some Sensational Testimony That Was
Withheld From the Lexow
NEW YORK, N. V., Nov. 11.— Christian
W. Schaeffer testified before the Commis
sioner of Accounts this afternoon that he
had given ex-Superintendent of Police
Thomas Byrnes a quarter of the receipts
of a keno game which he ran at 723 Broad
way. The witness also swore under oath
that his partner had informed him that he
had paid blackmail to ex-Fire Commis
sioner Scannell, who at the time, it was
said by the witness, had just been let out
of prison and went around to gambling
houses collecting tribute from the proprie
The name of ex-Police Inspector Mc-
Laughlin was also dragged in by the wit
ness, who swore that he had paid him pro
tection money. Schaeffer did not tesiify
readily. At one time he caused a scene by
remarking, "Why, Byrnes came as regu
larly after his money as the landlord."
He first met Byrnes about 1872 or 1873.
He had just been made captain of the Fif
teenth Precinct. The witness said: "He
passed by one night when I was on the
stoop and said : 'You seem to be presump
tuous. You're keeping open here in a way
that I don't like. I want to let you know
that I am king here.' "
Then he told Byrnes he would see him
in a day 3r two. Schaeffer went to see
Police Commissioner Nichols, whom he
knew, and Nichols told him that he would
tell Byrnes that if he closed Schaeffer up
he would have to close up ev»ry house in
the precinct. He did not tell Byrnes what
Nichols said. Later he saw Byrnes and
told him that he would give him a quarter
I of the profits from a keno game that he
was running. Byrnes made no objections
and he gave him his quarter. He met
Byrnes personally and paid him. He gave
him between $2000 and $3000. He paid him
as long as he ran the keno game, which
was not so very many months.
"Did he come regularly?"
"Well," said the witness, "he camo as
regularly as the landlord."
There was no go-between, and he
thought that Byrnes was the only police
official with whom there was no go-be
tween. He ran the keno game fifteen
months and paid Byrnes regularly. When
he stopped the keno game he had to pay
the police for allowing him to run his
other games. He was in the gambling
business twenty or twenty-five years and
he paid the captains in nearly all the pre
cincts in which he ran games. The police
captain who did not want money was a
rarity. He mentioned the names of three
police captains who did not send to him
for money. Witness gave the names of a
couple of wardmen who had collected
money from him for their captains.
Ex-Inspector McLaughlin had sent for
him one time and told him he wanted
money. McLaughlm got a check for $600
and $100 besides. The police often got half
of what he made. Witness said that his
partner, Jackman, told him he had paid
ex-Fire Commissioner Scaoinell $100, as
collector for police blackmail.
Commissioner of Accounts Terry then
read a letter addressed to Schaeffer dated
December 15, 1594, asking him as a friend
not to give his testimony, as it would be
bad for the writer, and to leave the city
until matters were settled. The letter also
says: "Do not hesitate to ask for money
if you are in need." The letter was signed
"H. S. P.", P. O. box 1140".
The witness said that he had received
the letter about the time the Lexow com
mittee was at work. He said that he had
acted on the suggestion and gone out of
town. When he returned he tried to dis
cover who had sent it. He used every
means consistent with a quiet inquiry, but
failed to find the author. The witness said
that he had trouble at 1166 Broadway. A
man who had run up against his game quit
|920 loser, and complained to Williams.
Williams sent for the witness and he turned
over $700 of the $920 to the captain. That
was the only time he had ever paid any
money direct to Williams. He said that
when the police wanted to make believe
that the gambling joint was called he got
the tip in advance and put the parapher
nalia on the roof, and when they called the
the rooms were vacant. The Jordan to
whom he referred in his testimony was
Superintendent Jordan. He said that
Byrnes' share of the keno game was be
tween $200 and .S4OO a month.
The investigation then adjourned.
WAS NOT THE ft.
Christian Jiels Jr. on the Way Home
After an Unjust Arrest.
NEW YORK, N. V., Nov. 11.-Among
the passengers who arrived to-day on the
Pacilic Mail steamer Newport from Colon
was Christian Reis Jr. Reis was a through
passenger for San Francisco. He sailed
from this port on October 21 by the Colum
bian line steamer Alliance and on his
arrival at CoJon was arrested on a warrant
for grand larceny issued by the New York
police. Reis' description closely resem
bled that of Joseph Reis, who obtained by
fraud watches and diamonds to the value
of $20,000. His arrest was by order of
the United States Consul at Colon.
There were doubts as to the identification
of the prisoner, but Reis was kent in con
finement and sent on board the Newport.
Shortly before the steamer sailed a cable
gram was received to discharge Reis, who
decided at the last moment to return to
>«ew York to investigate.
■Reduced to One Cent.
CHICAGO, 111., Nov. 11.— Following the
example of the Tribune, the Times-Heiald
and Inter Ocean this morning make the
CHRIS SLIPS DOWN THE GREASED POLE.
1 announcement on their editorial pages
that the price of the papers in the city
will hereafter be reduced to 1 cent per
copy. Tlie Inter Ocean only makes the
bare announcement, but the Times-Herald
claims its increased circulation was the
cause of the Tribune's action. The an
nouncement was also made in the Evening
Journal that the price of that paper begin
ning to-day would be 1 cent. This leaves
the Evening Post the only 2-cent English
daily newspaper in Chicago.
HELD UP THE NIGHT AGENT
Two Robbers Secured Twenty-
Thousand Dollars From
Wells, Fargo & Co.
They Entered the Office at the Colorado
Springs Depot and Secured
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 11.—
A most daring and successful hold-up took
piace at the Santa Fe depot here to-night,
and for a second time within a few months
the Wells-Fartro Express Company is
minus a small-sized fortune, owing to rob
beries in this vicinity.
The Chicago Limited of the Santa Fe,
due here at 0:42, prilled in and out on
time, and after its departure the night
acent busied himself as customary for a
time on the platform arranging matters
for a later train. When he entered the
express office, which is located at one end
of the depot, he was suddenly confronted
by six-shooters in the hands of two men,
who ordered him to throw his hands up,
and then commanded him to open the
safe. Both requests were complied with.
The robbers then rifled the safe, securing
some $20,000, and then disappeared. Be
yond the fact that both the men were
small, no clew to their identity is known
The nignt agent's name was Kraut. A
package containing $15,000, which was not
in the safe, was first secured by the rob
bers. After Kraut opened the safe an
other package of $5000 was taken, but the
agent succeeded in keeping $35,000 from
them by claiming that the robbers had
everything. The money was in currency
and was in transit to the Cripple Creek
gold camp. After taking the money the
robbers ordered Kraut to get into a bed
and cover up his head. When he looked
out after a few minutes they had disap
peared, leaving no clew whatever. The
Sheriff is out with the county blood
hounds, but there is nothing to distinguish
the trail of the robbers.
CHECKED BY THE POLICE.
Lucy Fanons and Herr Moat Kept Within
T 'roper Hounds.
CHICAGO, 111., Nov. 11.— To an audi
ence of 2000 sympathizers in the West
Twelfth Street Turner Hall Herr Most and
Lucy Parsons to-night spoke of the mem
ory of the dead anarchists and denounced
the police. But their language was kept,
from being too inflammable by the pres
ence of 200 bluecoats under Inspector Shea,
who occupied a prominent place on the
Mra. Parsons was the first speaker, and
she devoted the first half of her talk to a
review of the incidents connected with the
Haymarket massacre. Only once did she
approach the danger line when she said:
"I would rather be consigned to the bot
tomless pitts of hell than walk the golden
streets of heaven with Judge Gary."
Jnsp?ctor Shea tapped her on the shoul
der and commanded her to cease uttering
such language. There was a great com
motion in the audience, but Chairman
Oliver quieted the people with a few jadi
HATE ALL AMERICANS.
Spaniards in Cuba Do Not
Attempt to Conceal
BLOODSHED MAY ENSUE.
Officers Applaud the Ruffianly
Tactics Shown Toward
CORRESPONDENTS IN DANGER,
Newspaper Men to Be Secretly Put to
Death Whenever Their Identity
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 11.— A dispatch to
a morning paper from Havana brings the
intelligence that each day the feeling of
hatred against Americans in Cuba is
growing stronger, and that unless things
take a different course bloodshed will en
sue. The Spanish in every possible man
ner show their hatred and contempt for
all Americans, and every opportunity they
get openly insult them.
This feeling is very strong among the
Spanish soldiers, and they are constantly
on the alert to get into a auarrel as a pre
text for attacking an American. Their
officers do not even make the least effort
to stop them from going to excess; in fact,
secretly at present, they rather applaud
A prominent American planter states
that it would be folly for any American to
wander around from the densely peopled
streets of Havana after dark, as they would
surely fall the victim of some Spanish
bullet, while even in the thickly crowded
streets he is constantly fronted with in
sult, so that if he is the least disposed to
fight he is soon engaged in a quarrel,
usually with fatal results.
The feeling against American news
paper correspondents is so strong that if
the fact were known even the highest au
thority on the island would be unable to
save them. But that it is so meant that
they would be sentenced by court-martial
to be shot, but their death would be com
passed in some secret manner without the
possibility of any blame being attached to
the authorities themselves.
The American residents are complaining
of the apathy of the authorities at Wash
ington, as none of the other foreigners are
subjected to molestation, but the Span
iards doubtless think that the United
States Government will not take the
trouble to defend its citizens.
DEFEAT OF IXSURGEXTS.
An Account of Spanish Ftctoriea From
HAVANA, Cuba, Nov. 11.— A dispatch
from Remedios states that the column of
Colonel Palancas had an engagement with
and dispersed about 300 rebels commanded
by Gonzales Jimipez and Vitia Portal at
Loma Puriol. The fight lasted an hour
and a half. The troops sustained no loss,
but several rebels were killed or wounded.
A Santa Clara dispatch says that Lieu
tenant-Colonel Brull's column has com
pletely dispersed a band of 200 rebels led
by Socorro, Espinosa and Garcia. The
fighting took place near Mordazo. The
troops have captured rebel camps at Ma
cagnal, in the Guayabo Mountains, inflict
ing heavy losses on the insurgents. Thir
ty-five horses and a quantity of arms,
medicines and munitions were captured.
The column commanded by Colonel Ari
zon has routed about 300 rebels under Ber
mudez and Alzarez on the La Rosa plan
tation and captured their camp, together
with arms, ammunition and provisions.
The fighting lasted two hours. Many re
bels were wounded.
A dispatch from Sancti Spiritus says it
is reported there that Maximo Gomez's
band is encamped on a farm known as La
Refoma. Troops have been dispatched to
THE SCUTTLING OF SHIPS.
Premature Disclosures Prevent the New.
found/and Police From Prosecuting
ST. JOHNS, X. F., Nov. 11.— Not for
years has anything created as much ex
citement in this island as the recent dis
closures in regard to the scuttling of ships
in Newfoundland waters. The police are
indignant at the premature disclosures, as
they are unable to cope with difficulty
owing to the fact that the suspects have
all been given ample warning by some
unknown person who must be high in the
Government, as the secret had not got
beyond the authorities. It is claimed that
a syndicate, in which some of the most
prominent men of the island are inter
ested, is responsible for the outrages and
the cruiser Fiona is being rapidly fitted
out to arrest out-post agents of tho syndi
cate, while the houses of those suspected
in this city are being watched to prevent
the suspects from escaping by steamer.
The developments promise to be highly
DISAPPEARED AFTER ACQUITTAL
Young Hanson, Tried as a Whitecapper, Sup
posed to Have Become a Victim
PARIS, Tex., Nov. 11.— R. H. Hanson, a
young man residing in Delta County, was
tried and acquitted in court here last week
of being connected with the organized band
of whitecappers in that county, or having
anything to do with the burning of the ne
gro church in the Glory neighborhood by
them several months ago.
Immediately after his acquittal he de
parted for home, but he never reached
there, and his disappearance is as strange
as if the earth had opened and swallowed
him. His people were here to-day in
search of him. Foul play is feared, as
many negroes thronged the courtroom
during the trial who were forced to flee
from that section during the whitecaps'
reign of terror sorae months ago. The
verdict was universally disapproved by the
negroes, who swore vengeance.
RIOTS AT A CEMETERY.
Trouble Caused by Pronouncing a Bene
diction at an Atheist's Funeral.
PRAGUE, Bohemia, Nov. 11.— A man
named Czizek, a member of the Omladina,
a secret revolutionary society that was
broken up by the authorities some months
ago, was released from prison a few days
ago under amnesty granted by Emperor
Francis Joseph to all political prisoners in
Bohemia. Shortly after his release he
committed suicide, and his funeral, which
took place to-day, was made the occasion
of riotous demonstrations. A great crowd,
estimated to number 10,000 persons,
gathered at the cemetery and tried to pre
vent the pronouncing of the benediction
over the remains, because Czized had been
an atheist. The police, who were present
in strong force, intervened to maintain
order, whereupon they were set upon by
the crowd and a serious tight occurred. A
large number of rioters were wounded.
ATTACKED IS JERUSALEM.
Missionaries Escaped, but Some of Their
Servants Were Killed.
LONDON, Exg., Nov. 11.— Mr. Dickson,
the British Consul at Jerusalem, has in
formed the Government that a mob has
attacked the mission at Nablous, thirty
three miles north of Jerusalem. The mis
sionaries escaped, but some of their servants
were killed. " The Hon. M. 11. Herbert,
the British Charge d'Affaires at Constanti
nople, as soon as he learned of the affair,
made a protest to the Porte, which at once
telegraphed tne Vali at Jerusalem to pro
tect the missionaries in every way.
HISSES FOR DUNRAVEN.
The Indignation Extended to the
Floor of the New York Stock
Ex-Commodore Smith and C. Oliver
Iselin Were Enthusiastically-
NEW YORK. N. V., Nov. IL— The in
dignation prevailing in yachting circles in
this country against Lord Dunraven over
his actions in his futile attempt to win the
America cup extended to the floor of the
New York Stock Exchange this morning
and the name of Lord Dunraven was
loudly hissed while cheers were given for
ex-Commodore James D. Smith and C. Oli
ver Iselin for the stand they have taken in
Before the opening of the Exchange
members gathered about in small numbers
on the floor and discussed the question,
and strong were the terms used denuncia
tory of Lord Dunraven.
About 11:30 o'clock,when ex-Commodore
Smith appeared upon the floor of the Ex
change, he was surrounded by a large
number of prominent brokers, who shook
him by the hand and commended him for
his rebuke to the English Earl. Business
was suspended for the time. Suddenly
Broker R. H. Halstead in stentorian tones
shouted, "What's the matter with Com
modore Smith?" A thousand voices
vociferously replied, "He's all right."
Then some one yelled, "What's the mat
rer with C. 0. Iselin?" ana in thundering
tones the assemblage assured themselves
that he was ail right, too. The health of
Commodore Smith and C. O. Iselin was
then proposed, and the applause in re
sponse made the famous building tremble.
At this period some one on the floor
called out: "What's the matter with Dun
raven?" There was a mighty storm of
hisses for a reply, which clearly showed
the contempt of the members of the New
York Stock Exchange for the Earl of Dun
A special to the Herald from Boston
says: The feeling here against Dunraven
is bitter, and it is the almost unanimous
opinion of every yachtsman that he should
be expelled from the New York Yacht
Club. His charees no one believes, and
even Dunraven's friends here say that his
conduct cannot be understood. Boston
yachtsmen wili uphold the Defender people
in refusing to again meet Dunraven in a
match. A prominent yachtsman here
says that Howard Gould should not sail
his twenty-rater Niagara in any race Dun
raven's twenty-rater Audrey may enter in
MAY NOW BE COMPROMISED.
There Is a Prospect of a Speedy Settlement
of the Sensational Colt-Van
A I en Scandal.
PROVIDENCE, R. 1., Nov. 11.— There is
a probability that the Coit-Van Alen case,
which has become famous, will be termi
nated at once, for the information was
given out from a reliable source to-day
that within the week efforts would be
made to prevent any further develop
ments, as both parties had by mutual con
sent agreed to hush up matters. It is
claimed that a very influential man who is
a warm friend of both Colonel and Mrs.
Colt has striven to bring about this condi
tion of affairs, and that it hns received the
approval of all parties concerned. This
rumor is rendered doubly significant ow
ing to the quickness with which the sup
posed strong evidence which Colonel Colt
had secured in Vermont was withheld,
and among those in a position to know it
is claimed that all parties have agreed to a
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
SOCIETY AND HORSES
Annual Joint Function at
OPENED WITH SPLENDOR
Most Gorgeous Show Witnessed
During the Association's
WINNERS OF HIGHEST HONORS
From All Over the Country Prize
Equine Beauties Have Met in
NEW YORK, N. V., Nov. 11.-Society
and the horse opened their annual joint
function at Madison - square Garden to
day. During the daylight hours the horse
had the best of it, and all eyes were on tha
tanbark ring. In the evening, however,
when all the boxes were filled with hand
some women, brilliantly clad and radi
antly jeweled, and well-groomed men in
evening dress, the tanbark was the dullest
part of the spectacle. In the elft% r en years
of the National Horse Show Association
no such gorgeous opening has been re
corded. For weeks in advance the boxes
and most desirable seats have been be
spoken, and such seats as fell into specu
lators' hands brought fancy prices.
The general public has 6500 balcony and
gallery seats unreserved, and they were all
filled early. The promenade was a mass
of humanity all the evening. The prom
enadera seemed more interested in the ar
ray of fine-looking women and gorgeous
gowns in the boxes than in the horses in
the ring. The ladies wore more brilliant
colors and more showy gowns than ever
before, and the great amphitheater never
before presented a more dazzling appear
ance than between the hours of 9 and 11,
when the crush was greatest. The entries
in the various classes were larger than last
year, and the quality of horses exhibited is
better. Prize-winners from all over the
country, from Canada and from abroad,
have met in sharp competition for the blue
ribbon. The judges had a difficult task in
several classes to-day, and in several cases
njt all the entries could be shown in the
ring at a time with safety.
The nominal opening was at 9:30 a. m.,
but it was not until 2 p. m. that the judg
ing began and society put in an appear
ance. In the tirst class the one for horses
in harness — there were forty-two entries —
Mrs. Weidenthal's bay mare Spoons got
the blue ribbon, H. S. H. Hewland's bay
mare Shellac secured second and John S.
Bratton's Bismont third prize. There was
considerable interest in the coaching stal
lions, in which class Oratur, from Mc-
Laughlin Brothers, Columbus, Ohio, took
Colonel Lawrence Kip won first and sec
ond prizes in class 18, for roadsters, with
Mambrino Belle and Emoleta. In the
pairs for light carriage horses John T.
Talmage Jr. scored, and in the class for
gaited saddle horses General John B. Cas
tleman of Kentucky carried off the hon
ors, riding his mare Dorothy himself.
Fied Gebhard's St. Savior won in tha
class for thoroughbred stallions and John
Arthur's four-in-hand team defeated com
Among the most notable ones in the
crowd this evening were: Governor Mor
ton, Mrs. Morton and the Misses Morton,
General Horace Porter, W. Steward Webb
and family, John B. Drexel and party,
George Peabody Wetmore, Mrs. W. X,
Vanderbilt, Ogden Goelet, John G.
Hecksher, George J. Gould, Mrs. Gould,
Marion Story, Jordan L. Mott Jr., Mr. and
Mrs. John Jacob Astor, Oliver Ames, W.
L. Elkins and party, P. A. Widener,
Henry Hilton, William A. Duer. Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick Bronson, William F. Bur
den, C. Oliver Iselin, Mrs. Iselin, Mr. and
Mrs. Duncan Elliot and John M. Bowers.
WHOZESAJjUIt JtOBEHTS GOXE.
And the Sheriff Closed His Place on a
NEW YORK, N. V., Nov. 11.— David
H. Roberts, wholesale dealer in window
glass at 418 and 420 West Broadway, has
disappeared from his place of business and
is said to have suddenly sailed for Europe
on Saturday last. The Sheriff closed up
the place to-day on an attachment for
$&4,094, which was obtained for the Cham
bers & McKee Glass Company of Pitts
burg, Pa., from which concern Roberts re
ceived the bulk of his glass. The attach
ment was obtained on the ground that
Mr. Roberts had departed from the State
with intent, it is alleged, to defraud his
creditors. Mr. Roberts made a statement
of his affairs in February, 18M, when he
claimed to have assets of $142,000 and lia
bilities of $90,000. In the trade it is
thought that he has a large number of
outstanding accounts besides the stock oi
glass at his store.
A Chines* Znundr »in an Shot.
CHICAGO, 111., Nov. 11.— Lui Dock Dun,
keeper of a Chinese laundry at Thirty
seventh and Halstead streets, was shot
yesterday by a man who said that the
Chinaman had assaulted his thirteen-year
old daughter. The police do not know
who the man is, but have assurances from,
his lawyer that he will surrender himself.
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Pages 2, 3 and 4.
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