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VOL. VIII. NO. 284. WATERBUIIY, CONN., TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1895. PRICE TWO CENTS THE STOLEN INGOTS. Additional Arrests Made In the Great SI1 j ver Robbery Cane. Loxdost, Nov. 5. The police have seiz 'ed 15 ingots of silver in connection with the great silver robbery which occurred on Sopt. 25, when 31 ingots of silver, val ued at 1,900 ($34,600), the property of the Midland Railway company, were " Btolon from a van in which they wero be ; ing convoyed from the company's station through the streets of London and was ca bled at the time to the Associated Press. ,In connection with the eoizuro of tho in gots, the police have also arrested George Barrett and Edward Gray, who were driv ing tho van at tho time the ingots were taken from it. This robbery has been attended with many sensational developments since it was perpetrated, in broad daylight on Sept. 25. Tho drivers at that time left the wagon with tho valuable load in the street for 25 minutes while" they went to break fast. When they returned, the wasron had disappeared. ; On Oct. 16 the sensation was revived by. tho arrest of Alexander fc?arti, manager of one of the branch establishments of tho celebrated jewelers, Elkington & Co., charged with the crime. His employers joined with the Midland Railway compa ny in the prosecution. Two of the ingots wero found in r.n acid bath in their estab lishment under Sarti's charge, but they had not been there long enough for the distinguishing stamp to become obliterat ed. Sarti had been a trusted employe of Elkington & Co. for 30 years. STONED A PARADE. The Members of tho A. P. A. Assaulted by a Mob In Gloucester. Gloucester, Mass., Nov. 5. While a parade, held under the auspices of the A. P. A., in this city was being formed, stones and heavy missiles were thrown, and several persons were injured. The most seriously hurt wero Alphonsa Da vis and Fred W. Crispin, Jr., both of whom were struck on the head and badly cut and bruised. Tho parade was previous to a lecture on "Immigration," delivered in the city hall by Rev. Scott F. Hershey, D. D., pastor of the Columbus Avenue Presbyterian church of Boston. Six hundred members and sympathizers of the A. P. A. wore in 1 line, and thousands of people crowded tho ('streets. ; A largo detail of police was on duty, as it was anticipated that trouble might en sue, but they were unable to prevent the disturbance. Tho city hall was crowded to the doors, but beyond a few minor ia terruptions'there was no disturbance there. ) - - Tan Alen Coins Abroad. New Yoke, Nov. 5. James J. Van Alen is in town preparatory for a trip to Europe. A friend of Mr. Van Alen's says that Mr. Van Alen wa3 not directly con cerned In the order granted in Providence last Saturday, in which Charles H. Payne of 122 Nassau street was designated to. take depositions in this city, i Tii&t order concerns only the suit brought by Mrs. Colt for divorce, in which a Mrs. Becker is named as corespondent.. It is under stood that the objections to a compromise came mainly from Mrs. Colt and her rep resentatives. Cambridffeport Postmaster Kemoved. Bostost, Nov. 5. Postmaster Covcnoy, acting under orders from the postmaster general at Washington, has removed Su perintendent Ring of the Cambridgeport po8tofiice. This is tho result of the inves tigation made ' by Postomco Inspector Brown on the loss of $1,400 from the safe in that office on Sept. 4. At that time the inspector recommended the removal of Mr. Ring, and the report has since been tinder iavestigation. Frank M. Small, assistant superintendent of the mailing division, is appointed to succeed Mr. Ring. Compelled to Leave San Domingo, New York, Nov. 5. On board the steamer Madlaha, which has arrived from the West Indies, was William Bass, a pas senger who boarded the steamer at St. Thomas. Bass is an American citizen, who has been for some time a resident of San Domingo and was oompelled to leave that country hastily owing to some trou ble with some San Domingo offioials. He refused to make a statement of his irou , ties at Quarantine. Why fie Suddenly Departed. Lancaster, Pa., Nov. 5. Execution was issued fpr $31,850 against Hiram IC. Miller, a tobaoco dealer of East Peters burg. There is another lion indebtedness 'of $4,840. His proporty is assessed at $17,555. Miller has been in trouble for some time and recently created something of a sensation by suddenly disappearing. It was understood that ha had gone away on account of his financial and other dLul eulties. The Donjjlsssrs Discharged. Jamestown, N. Y., Nov. 5. Tho proof necessary to secure a writ of habeas cor pus for the Douglass brothers, arrested for the murder of Mrs. Shearman and Mrs. , Davis, was given yesterday, and the pa t pers were served on Justice Cross at Pana 1 ma, returnable beforo Judge Peckkarn of ! this city. Judge Peckharo discharged the , prisoners, holding that tho warrant for their arrest was illegally granted. The Civil Service Rule. WASHINGTON, Nov. 5. Secretary Smith will recommend to tho president the plac es of the law clerks of tho interior do- pa'rtment under tho civil service rules. He will also suggest tnas an tne members or the clerical force in tho Indian olSce not now undor tho civil service bo included in the order. Prisoners Belnjf Converted. Nor.wicn Depot, N. Y., Nov. 5.--A re vival ef religion is going on among: the prisoners in the county jail, five of whom ono a murderer claim to have been converted. The interest was started by a member of the Baptist church, who is a backslider, and is in prison for drunken ness. Attempted Suicide. NEW YORK, Nov. 5. Susan Kieley, 31 years old, of 159 Allen street, attempted suicide by swallowing a quantity of car bolio acid wash. She was removed to Gouverneur hospital. Weather Forecast. ; Fair, followed by cloudy ; east wind3. THE P0LIGY0F JAPAN. ATTITUDE OF THE MIKADO'S G0VERN , MENT TOWARD KOREA. The Japanese minister Declare That His Country Does Not Desire Protectorate Over the Hermit Kingdom Korea In a Chaotic Condition. Washixgto:, Nov. 5. Tho telegram from the Japanese government to its min ister at Washington announcing authori tatively the policy of Japan in Korea has created a great deal of interest in diplo matic circles. The Japanese minister, when approached upon the subject, said very frankly that this announcement of Japan's attitude toward Korea could only be construed- in one way namely, as an indication of the earnest desire of the Japanese government to remove all possi ble causo for misapprehension upon the subject. "Recent events in Korea," said Mr. Kurino, "have unfortunately given rise to the improssion in some .quarters that Japan is seeking to exercise exclusive control over that country in other words, to establish a protectorate. Nothing could be further from the truth than this suppo sition. In dealing with Korea, Japan has but one object the establishment and maintenance of tho independence of the Korean kingdom. "In holding this purpose tho Japanese government is not actuated by any wish to control Korea or by any fhotive of pure ly altruistic benevolence. Her own inter ests demand that Korea shall bo independ ent, and that the Korean government shall be strong enough to maintain order within the kingdom and to protect for eigners residing thero. Elghtyper cent of Korea's trade is with Japan. The regular lines of communication between Korea and other countries are entirely under Japanese control, while large numbers of Japanese reside in Korea for purposes of business. Through the weak and vascil lating policy of the Korean government, largely due formerly to the mischievous influence exerted by Chinese agents, (CA of these interests were constantly endanger ed. Internal disorder became the rule rather than the exception in Ko?ea, and at every frosh outbreak it wag Japan or her subject that suffered most. It can be seen from this that Japan had a strong motive, entirely different from anything like an ambitious design to control the political destinies of Korea, in assuming and maintaining the attitude she ocoupies. Korean Affairs In Chaotic Condition. "Koroan affairs are still unhappily in a most ohaotio condition, and the best meant offorts to improve tho condition of the government and tho people are beset by obstacles which seem well nigh insur mountable. Consequently thero has been some misunderstanding in Europe and America concerning the real situation in Korea and the true designs of Japan. .All such doubt should be removed by the dec laration of policy contained in tho tele gram from my government, which is . a. clear and at the same time a very frank statement of its true designs. The pres ence of a large force of Japanese troops in Korea has doubtless been one reason why the impression has gained ground that the Japanese government desires to establish a protectorate there. "The declaration of Japan does not mean that all of the Japanose troops will be withdrawn from Korea when Port Ar thur is evacuated, for the retention of a suitable force will probably still be neces sary for the protection of Japanese sub jects and the legation and consulates. But the maintenance of even such a force is clearly regarded as temporary, as is shown by the statement that the Japanese government hopes that tho 'work of ro form having been set in motion will pro-, gress, and that consequently Korea will shortly be able to maintain order and pro tect foreigners,' in which event the troops still retained for those purposes will be recalled. These declarations should serve to effectually set at rest the rumors re garding Japan's designs upon Korea, which have already gained some degree of credence and which, - if uncontradicted, are calculated to lead to most mischievous and injurious consequences. The attitude of Japan has been consistent from the be ginning. At the outset she declared that her sole object was the maintenance of Korean independence." Trouble Over Corporal Punishment. Pkoyidence, Nov. 6. Walter E. Tabor, principal of the Arlington grammar school, has been served with a writ issued by Albert Cole. He is charged with hav ing whipped Lucy, the 14-year-old daugh ter of Mr. Cole, because she did not do something he wanted her to do. Mr. Ta bor says he whipped her lightly on the right hand with a rattan, while Mr. and Mrs. Colo claim tho girl's hand wag so badly swollen that they had to poultice it. A Rebellion In China. St. Petei?s3TJRG, Nov. 5. The rebel lion of tho Dungans, in the northwest part of China, is extending seriously and now embraces the whole of the province of Kansu. The Chinese government has dispatched all the troops of the garrison of Kashgar to the scene of tho uprising and has appointed Li Hung Chang, im perial commissioner extraordinary, to di rect measures to suppress the rebellion. Skills to Resume Operations. WIL1.IM antic, Conn., Nov. 5. The Smithville mills here, which have been idle since February, have been purchased by Mercer Bros., cotton manufacturers of Green -ille. 11. I. Tho mills will be put in operation as soon as the old machinery can bo cleaned up and new machinery put in. Employment will be given to 400 hands. ' Arthur Gardiner Breaks a Record. Louisville, Nov. 5. The world's ama teur record for a mile, paoed, flying start, was broken by Arthur Gardiner at Foun tain Ferry track. Gardiner rode the dis tance in 1:42 2-5. This breaks Windel's record of 1:46 1-5, made at Hartford, and is 1 4-5 seconds faster than Johnson's pro fessional record. Far a Short Campaign. Baltimore, Nov. 5. -The local board of trade has passed resolutions favoring a short presidential campaign as being best adapted to the business interests of tho country. The national conventions, in the opinion of tho board, should not be held earlier than July er August, 1898. THE HAZERS ARE HAZED. Many of the Participant In the Combat Were Severely Injured Theologians Given a Terrible Beating:, and Incident ally a Professor Is Drenched. Bloomfield, N. J., Nov. 5. Seven students of the German Theological semi nary have been expelled for hazing. Tho expulsion debars them from study and tho seminary for the remainder of the year. On Halloween night a number of theo logical students thought it a favorable op portunity for hazing soma of the acade micians. In soma way or other the academicians learned of this and prepared for it in due time. The theolcgs appeared with redhot pokers, clubs and other instruments of punishment. They shrouded themselves in sheets and wore paper masks. When they dashed into the room of a junior student named Herge, expecting to find him in bod, they wero surprised to sea him sitting up. One of the big fellows touched him up with a hot poker. Herge shot out his fist, and one hazer went to the floor like a log. Another one came forward and shared the same fate. I Then Herge whistled a prearranged signal, and the academicians piled through the corridors from all directions. They sailed into the theologs and gave them a terrible beating. Clubs, bed slats, old shoes and various other articles were used as weapons. The Professor Takes a Hand. In the thick of the fight Rev. Mr. Schmidt, one of the faculty, who had heard the rumpus from his room and who had hastily dressed himself, jumped into the melee and did a large amount of pushing and hauling in an effort to separ ate the combatants, who by this time were engaged in an earnest effort to break each others' heads with their heavy weapons. It was not long, however, until somebody threw a bucketful of water over the domi nie and sent him rolling on tho floor. In the meantime the hazing party bad got a terrible drubbing from tho acade micians. They were bleeding profusely and started to boat a retreat down stairs. When they got half way down, they were astonished to find another band of the youngsters, who up to this time had taken no part in the affray, in waiting. The theologs formed a flying wedge and tried to break through tho ranks, but without avail. They were already exhausted and received another terrible drubbing from the fresh assailants. Quiet was finally restored, and all were admonished to ba quiet about the affair, but it leaked out yesterday. Just how many of the students were hurt and the extent of their injuries cannot be learned. Armenians Arrested For Murder. Burrilville, 11. I., Nov. 5. Two Armenians have been arrested in connec-' tion with a fight whioh resulted in the killing of one of their countrymen at the Willow House, near this place, several weeks ago. It is said that four Armenians il'-one named Paul Thorcpeon weni to the Willow House, kept by James C. Tay lor, and made assaults on him, his wife and Maggie MoNulty, the latter having gone there from a hotel in Providence. In the row one Armenian was killed, and two of the others went to France. They recently returned and were arrested. They have offered to turn state's evidence, and accuse Thompson of doing the shooting. On Trial For Wholesale Poisoning. BpuLi-f, Nov. 5. The trial was opened at Prenzlow of a storekeeper named Her man Springstein and his married sister, Augusta Bock, on the charge of poisoning Springstein's wife last March and also of having committed a scries of murders be tween the years 1883 and 1892, during which period Springstein's parents, Au gusta Bock's husband, her son and anoth er woman are said to have been poisoned, with the view of obtaining the money for whioh their lives Were insured. One Killed and Two Injured. Potghkeepsie, N. Y., Nov. 5. Three little children who were playing on the sidewalk of Tulip street in this city were knocked down by a runaway team, and Emma Janke, 3 years old, was killed out right by being trampled under the horses' hoofs, and 7-year-old Alfred Lemke was badly injured; The third child was not seriously hurt. An Opera House Burned. Decatur, Ills., Nov. 6. Powers' Grand Opera House burned last night. C. W. Uteley's tailor store, H. H. Whiteley'a drug store and Fisk's furniture store worn damaged. Linn & Scruggs' dry goods store will probably go. Help has been asked from Springfield. The loss is $80, 000. The opera house insurance was ?20, 000. An Old Man Murderously Assaulted. Rockland, Me., Nov. 5. Oliver Sta ples, an aged man, who was murderously assaulted here by Henry Bates and Bates' son, is in a critical condition, and it is feared he will die. His assailants were brought beforo the municipal court and held to await the result of Staples' in juries. Diphtheria In Trenton. Trenton, Nov. 5. Twenty-one cases of diphtheria have been reported to the local board of health within the past four days. Four have proved fatal. Thero were 48 cases last month, and the author ities are exeroised about the epidemic. British Envoy Killed. Simla, India, Nov. 5. A messenger be longing to the British agency ran amuck at Cabul, the capital of Afghanistan, and killed Lieutenant Colonel Mahomed Ak ran Khan, the British envoy, and severely wounded the envoy's son. Democrat lo Nominations. Providence, Nov. 5. The Democrats of this city have made the following nom inations: Mayor, E. D. McGinnis; over seer of the poor, Matthew Cummings; city treasure D. L. Granger; harbor master, J. H. Maguire. Candidate For Cleric Only. Washington, Nov. 5. In order to set at rest the rumor or report being circulat ed here that he was' a candiate for either clerk or sergeant-at-arms of tho next house Hon. Thomas J. Henderson, who has been a representative from Illinois for the last 20 years, telegraphs a friend hero that he is a candidate for the office of clerk only. MANY MEN LOGKED OUT UNITFD STATES LEATHER TRUST SHUTS DOWN TEMP0RAILY. Over Fifteen Thousand Men Thrown Oat of Work For That Time The Trnst Is Said to Be Hard Fashed by Its Inde pendent Rivals. , New York, Nov. 5. The United States Leather company, known as the Leather trust, shut down the 100 tanneries under its control. The trust will not take an other hide from its vats for 60 days. During the 60 days that the 100 tanner ies are closed more than 15,000 laborers, tanners, clerks 'and employees generally will be without work or wages. The facts relating to the shutdown, it is believed, show that the Leather trust has been beaten at its game of controlling the market and is on the run. The indi cations are, however, that the move now made will reinstate the trust, not only in Wall street, but in the market. The meeting at which the lock up was decided on was held ten days ago at the office of the trust, 27 Ferry street. As a result an order was sent to the tanneries Saturday last to put no more hides in the vats and to take none out after Monday, so y that the closedown took effect at 6 o'clock last evening. The prime movers in the combine kept their action secret. The leading men would not bo seen for an explanation, one of them, James R. Plum, directing his servant to tell reporters he was not at home. The principal concerns merged into the trust in May 183, are Barnes & Merritt, P. C. Costello & Co.. Healey & Co., Lee & Co., Bullard & Co., Fayerweather & Ladew, H. G. Lopham & Co., Hall & Vaughn, J. B. Plum & Co., Hfcyt Bros, and Tubby & Co. Frank Hoyt is president of the trust, and the secretary i3 Josiah T. Tubby. The main tanneries are in the hemlock and oak forests of Pennsylvania. Others are in New York, Ohio, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee and the Carolinas. The concerns shut up represent 90 per cent of the hemlock tanneries and 40 per cent of the union crop, the latter so called beoause they use a combination of hem look and oak bark in tanning. Few of the striotly oak tanneries aro included, as they are mostly out of the trust. The Rivals of the Trust. The principal rivals of the trust are Keck, Mossor .& Co. of S9 Frankfort street, this city, and Kistler, Lesh & Co. of Bos ton. The Swifts and Armours, who oper ated in Boston as the Boston Leather com pany, are also outside the oombine. The credit, however, of making trouble for the trust belongs, according to v$ell Informed men in the trt.de, to Thomas Keck of New York, who has ten tannories, employs 'more than 2,000 men and has an ; output of 25,000 hides a week. The rival he is fighting gets er.. about SFOOO' hi&rtitr" j "Mr. Keck," s;d ;ond ot thSimoVt ex tensive tanners rn the Swamp Jast night, "went quietly out and bought a 'large amount of hides at fair prices. He got himself stocked up, and then found that, as he had expected, he could give the trust a whirl by underselling and still make money. While pretending to hold up prices his men, about seven weeks ago, negotiated private sales at 2 cents below the current prices, which were 36, 34 and 32 cents. j "This war, a shock to the trust, whioh at onco curtailed its output 25 per cent, and later it made a further reduction in operations of 15 per oent. It did not meet the cut price, however, and as trade was dull anyway, an impetus having been given to it only by the cutting of Keck, Mosser & Co., it did no business. The ef fect on the United States Leather com pany's' stock was -immediate; from 90 cents it tumbled to low in the seventies. "On Oct. 6 he made another reduction of 2 oents, and to make matters worse the Now York concern was joined by Kistler, Lesh & Co. of Boston, a big company. The trust was forced to meet the cut, but did so too late to help the stock, which to day ia nearly at 70. "The trust men have figured and they are right that the opposition has about sold its stocks. I know that Kistler, Lesh & Co. wero practically closed out a week ago, and Keck, Mosser & Co. will soon have olosed out. The trust now has a cer tainty that by stopping production it will soon have a good thing of it, with pretty much all the hides going in its vats. Then, too, the longer hides stay in the vats the heavier, is the leather produced, and as leather is sold by the pound no further explanation on this point is necessary. "Of courso the hide market will suffer, entailing loss upon handlers, workmen and producers. Thus the shoe men will be forced to eventually pay trust prices, the hide market will be demoralized, and much suffering will ensue. I would not bo surprisod to see leather go to 45, as it did in 1879, which would mean an in crease in common shoes of 25 oents eaoh. Leather is now 32 and below. The move is bound to greatly enhance the price of sole leather, the most important of all that is manufactured." A tannery man said the public need not worry just now about an advance in shoes. "The busy season is just beginning," said he, "and the manufacturers will have to buy at once at the advance, but it takes a hide some time to reaoh the feet of the people -six months at least." . Another Kentucky Tragedy. Louisville, Nov. 5. James Lee shot and fatally wounded Dan Shepard about two miles from Brooksville. The shooting was the result of a quarrel between the men. Deputy Sheriff Pope went to Lee's home to arrest him. A man whom the of ficers thought was James Lee appeared at the door with an ax in his hands. Pope opened fire on him, killing him instantly. It was then discovered that Pope had kill ed Leonard Leo, a brother of James, by mistake. James Lee was arrested, but was released on bond. He claims the shooting of Shepard was accidental. Jumped Over the Falls. Niagara Falls, Nov. 5. James Haffa of Philadelphia committed suicide by jumping from the Goat island bridge into the rapids. The body caught on a rock a short distance above the falls and was left hanging there, no effort being made to re cover it.- Haffa was mentally unsound. ARMENIAN AFFAIRS. Additional Information Received at the Tarlilsh Iteration. Washington, Nov. 5. The Turkish le gation has received irom the sublime porte the, following telegram: "About 20 Armenians of Biverek, vilayet of Diarbekir, attacked some gen darmes and patrolling soldiers, killed a number of Mussulmans and set lire to the bazaar. The necessary measures were taken for the preservation of order. "The authorities of Erzeroum report that about 200 Armenians,' dressed in cos tumes of Kurds and Lazes, surrounded the village of Man is, Terdjan. inhabited by Mussulmans and Christians alike. They were, however, dispersed. "The insurgents of Zeitoun attacked the village of Tchoukour Hissar, wound ing one Mussulman, killing his wife and taking away his belongings. They also attacked the village of Ismalls (Marash) and burned three houses. An Armenian of respectable standing was arrested in the act of making cartridges in his own house. ' A few Armenian spies dressed in the eostumes of soldiers or of officials of the regie were also arrested." London, Ngv. 5. A dispatch to The Daily Telegraph from Vienna says that highly rospectable European eye witnesses write horrible descriptions of the Trebl zond massacres. Feet, hands, ears, eyes and tongues were severed, it is , said, be fore the Armenians were finally dis patched. ' The Athenian journals of today affirm that the sultan has appealed for the pro tection of the English fleet against the machinations of the young Turks. A BIG GAS DEAL. Combioe of the Seven Brooklyn Companies, With a Capital of S3O.OOO.000. BROOKLYTf, Nov. 6. The big gas deal was concluded in Brooklyn when the seven city gas oompanies met and deter mined to consolidate their interests. Moora & Senlev, brokers of Wall street, repre senting these "syndicates, are managing the financial end of the deal. A secret confer ence was held with the directors of most of the gas companies, when the question of consolidation was thoroughly discussed. The oompanies interested are the Brook lyn Gaslight company, Fulton MunlMpal company, Citizens' company, Metropoli tan Gaslight company, People's Gaslight company, Williamsburg company and tho Nassau Gas oompany, with a total capital of $14,060,000. The name of the new cor poration will be the Brooklyn Union Gas company, and the proposed capital is $30, 000,000. At the conference early in the day the representatives of the Williamsburg Gas light oompany decided to join in the com bination after some deliberation, the terms offered to the stockholders for eaoh $50 share being 97 in new bonds and 157K in stock. The terms for the People's oom pany were 1900 for' $1,000 of stock and $340 in new bonds. The terms for the Fulton Municipal jtock were 43 'and a fraction. The terms of settlement with tho other companies are - not stated. George W. Young is president, and F. W. Wilooz is secretary of the new organiza tion. A BRUTAL CRIME. it May Foisibly Be Avenged by I-ynoldng the Perpetrator. Omaha, Nov. 5.: The body of Ida Gas kill, an 11-year-old child, was found in a email outbuilding in the business dis trict of this city. The girl had been as saulted and then choked to death. George Morgan, Edward Sanford and Henry Rooker, three men who boarded with the girl's mother, cave been arrested. The murder has been positively traced to George Morgan, a teamster, who wa3 the last man seen with her. His clothes were oovered with blood when arrested. So great was the feeling against the prisoner that he was hurriedly removed to the penitentiary. Later a committee appointed by those favoring lynching went through the jail to satisfy the people that the murderer was not there. A crowd of several hundred people surrounded the jail. - - Funeral of Eugene Field. Chicago, Nov. 5. The funeral of En- gene Field, the poet and journalist who died suddenly at his home in Buena Park, will take place at the Fourth Presbyterian church, Rush and Superior streets, tomor row at S p. m. The Bev. Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus will oxfloiate, assisted by the Bev. Dr. Frank M. Bristol, and appropri ate addresses will be made by the Bev. Dr. M. Stryker and the Hon. Luther Laf- lin Mills. The following gentlemen have been selected as honorary pallbearers: Messrs. Victor ' F. Lawson, H. H. Khol saat, H. H. Head, H. G. Selfridge, B. A. Waller, Milward Adams. F. Willis Rice, H. N." Higginbotham, F. J. V. Skiff, M. P. Handy and M. E. Stone. The inter ment will be at Graceland cemetery and will be private. The Barnei-BIagowan Affair. Trextost, Nov. 6. John A. Barnes, who reoently brought suit against his former employer, es-Mayor Frank A. Ma gowan, for $100,000 damages for alienat ing the affect lens of Mrs. Barnes, has been indioted by the grand jury on the charge of grand larceny in abstracting from Magowan's desk $7,000 in stocks. The charge is preferred by Mr. Magowan. Barnes declares tnat tne stocks were given him by Magowan. Serious A. P. A. Quarrel. Eosms-, iNov. b. Francis u. Jjowd, a resident of - Somerville, was shot and pos sibly fatally wounded in a Charlestown saloon because, it is alleged, he charged George F. Johnson of Bedford with being a member of the A. P. A. Johnson, when arrested, admitted that he did the shoot ing and stated that he did it because Dowd called him an A. P. A. I Fell' and Was Killed. New York, Nov. 5. Timothy Fay, 19 years old, who had no home, fell from the fourth floor of the building at 453 West Eighteenth street and was killed. . Arrested For Murder. MADIS03T, Wis., Nov. 5 Vester and John Mattox, wanted for murder in Rocky Mount, Va., have been arrested here. HIGHWAY ROBBERY. TWO MEN BOUND OVER TO THE SUPE RIOR COURT.' Sequel off a Story Published Exclusively In the Democrat A Wife Beater Heavily Fined by J udge Co well. Some days ajjo the Democrat pub lished an exclusive story relative to the highway robbery committed on Bishop street, when Isaac Depew was knocked down and robbed of SG.75. Since then the police have been on the lookout for the perpetrators of the offense. Last night they rounded up Edward Phelan, John McLaughlin and George Hayes. Depew identified the first two,but Haves, he said, was not one of the party and the latter was promptly discharge'd. This morning Phelan and McLaughlin said they were twenty-one years old each. Isaac Depew "is a young Frenchman, and lives at 7G0 North Main street. -lie said that on last Friday night he was coming down Bishop street ; that he met Phelan, whom he knew by sight, but not by name. He went into a saloon on Bishop street and asked Thelan to have a unnK. 1'iieian saici ne had some friends. "I will treat them, too." said Depew, and four or five others came up to the bar and took a drink. Depew handed out a $5 bill in payment and re ceived Dack ins change. He then went out. The others followed him. He had gone but a few feet when he was struck in the face, the blow blackening one of his eyes. His assailant was John Mc Laughlin, whom he recognized in the prisoners' box. They all then seized him. There were four of them and thev forced him to the ground . McLaughlin put Itis hand into his pocket and drew out the money, bomeone else took a bunch of kej-s from his other pocket. They then ran away. He fully identified Phe lan and MoLaurhlin. Phelan said he drank with Depew, but did not leave the saloon for some time after Depew. He left with McLaughlin's brother, Francis. John McLaughlin, he said, left the saloon before Depew with a young fellow named Woods. Mc Laughlin corroborated his statements. Judge Cowell found probable cause and bound each over under 500 bonds. Timothy O'Connell went to his home on River street, last night, and began to make things hum around there. His father and mother objected, as did his sixteen year old sister. He threatened to kill her and the noise drew a crowd around the house. O'Connell was en ticed outside and here two of the crowd said they would teach him a lesson for abusing his parents. They knocked him down and gave him a good thrashing. He appeared in court with two black eyes. He was fined 20 and costs for drunkenness and $10andcosts for breach of peace. Daniel L. 3IuYphr escaped easily yesterdajr when his brother and Attor ney Russell spoke for him, but he pro ceeded at once to load up again and Officer Allen brought him to the station. He was very abusive. He was charged also with being a common drunkard. He was fined $10 and costs and given 120 days in jail. Richard Powers will not soon forget his sentence. He was charged with breach of the peace, but the moment his wife went on the stand and showed the bruises she received, the complaint was changed to assault. Mrs Powers said that she had been abused by her hus band ever since she was married. She had three children left out of eleven. She worked every day for some of the best families in YVaterbury washing and ironing. Yesterday her husband gave' her $5, but took it away from her later. He v wanted money last night and because she could not give it to him he abused her. Three times she called in Officer Healey and each time Powers, promised to" do better. The last time he dragged her by the hair from the bed, and tried to choke her. The finger marks w ere very plain on her neck "to-day. Her screams arid the screams of her children drew Officer Healy again to the scene and he arrested Powers. when the latter took the stand this morning he began to slander his wife, calling her a drunkard. Prose cutor "Webster warned him that slander ing his w ife would not help him.ne in sisted that she was drunk every night. Officer Ahearn said he knew the couple since they were married and Pewers had abused his wife ever since. M. J. Brzez inski said the same. Prosecutor Web ster said : "Amiserable brute that would tell such a story about his wife deserved the severest penalty. It is the most out rageous assault I ever heard of. Not content with abusing her he tries to take away the only thing she has, her good name." uSevent3'-flve and costs said Judge Cowell. That will keep him quiet for a time." II. Richmond was charged wTith in jury to the building of Valentine Feldtat 773" North Main street. Feldt rented him a barber shop for 2.50 a week. He was there three weeks and did not pay any rent. He left to locate in Brooklyn. He ofiered Feldt $3.50 which he refused to take. Feldt then had him arrested for cutting a piece of oil cloth about three iuches square to make room for a cigar box as a cash drawer. Judge Cowell ad journed the case until to-morrow morn ing to allow Richmond to pay his rent. "If he don't pay it I will fine him. There are too many mean tenants," said Judge Cowell. John Casey, whose wife deserted him on several occasions, had his three chil dren in court to-day to have them ' com mitted to the county home. Judge Cowell said he would commit the two oldest, Lillie, aged 11, and Mary 7, but the youngest Casey must care for. H. " '"; Cotton Mill Burned. Noreistow3i, Pa., Nov. 5. Simpson's cotton mill, erected 63 years ago and owned by Dean & Mitobell, was destroyed by fire. The loss is $60,000; covered by insurance. More Execution- In China. Lovdox, ' Nov. 5. A dispatoh frora Shanghai says that the five leaders of the Ku-Cheng massacre were executed at Foo ohow on Monday.