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THE WORLD: THURSDAY EVENING; MAY 10, 1894. 3 Jl
I HADTOO MUCH STOCK.
HBonsational DiBolosuro in the
S Northern Paoifio Hearing.
Shares for $2,000,000 Issued on
H a Capital oi $740,000.
H Vice-President Senrle, of the Farm
M cri Loon & Trust, a Witness.
H The Investigation Into the attain ot
H the Chicago and Northern Pacific llall
H road, and tho doings of the Vlllard
H oakes management was resumed this
H morning at 10 o'clock before Master In
M Chancery Cary, In tho Mills Building.
H Mr. Uoutell, who was examined yes
M terday, was not present, having left
on a night train for Chicago.
M J. B. Ilaggln, the millionaire horse
M and mine owner, was present In re
B sponse to a summons requesting him to
H appear and testify, but after a few
K minutes' delay he was dismissed, to be
1 examined nt a later day.
V )Ij. D Searle, Vice-President of the
W farmers' Loan and Trust Company, was
H the first witness culled, lie was asked
M to produce certain receipts and oucheri
Ilk relating to the Issue of the Chicago and
IIA Northern Pacific bonds, and the certlfl
Ifl cates of stoi k of the three roads which
IB were consolidated Into the U. Ac X. P.
llV The orders were to the Trust Company
' to deliver the stock.
At this point It was suggested that all
the vouchers, orders, Ac, which were In
jvldence should be examined by the
counsel present, and explained and
marked for Identification. Accordingly
the examination of witnesses was sus
pended until the papers could be looked
In examining the certificates of stock.
Touchers, &c, the lawyers cnm across
certificates of M.OOO shares In the Ilocky
Fork and Cook City Railroad, which
road was bought by the Northern Pa
cific Company during the Vlll.ird re
?1me. These certificates are now In
he hands of the runners' Loan &
Trust Company, under the provisions of
the Northern Pacific consolidated mort
gage. One of the certificates, No. 6S, repre
senting 19,993 shares of the capital stock
of the Rocky Fork and Cook City
Railroad, was indorsed In blank by
Thomas P. Oakes. Seven other certifi
cates for one share each were nlho
produced, Indorsed In blank bv J. 11.
Williams. G. II. Karl, (ieorge H. Bax
ter, H. C. Payne nnd II. C. Roust In
order that they might sit In the Hoard
Mr. Pettlt asked If certificate No. CS
represented a collection of smnller cer
tificates. Vice-President Searle, of the'
HV Farmers' Loan nnd Trust, replied that
III ft did.
F "When wns the capital stock of the
Ilocky Fork and Cook City Railroad
Increased from $710,000 to $2,000,000?"
Inked Mr. Pettlt.
"I don't know," answered Mr. Searle,
1 can give no explanation."
"Have you anything to show that the
capital was ever actually increased to
"No, I don't think so, but I will see."
raa the reply.
This prnctlcnl ndmlsslon that two
nllllons of stock were Issued on a capltil
If 1740,000 created a sensation.
Mr. Pettlt said he Intended to find out
fho owned the 19,993 shares represented
n certificate No. 68. Up then produced
i. letter written by Mr. Oates to the
!"armers' Ixxin and Trust Company on
uly H. 1890. regarding the Northern
Pacific and Manitoba deal. Inclosing the
esolutions of the Northern Pacific dlrec
ors relative to the acquisition of the
dnnltobe. road, .
These resolutions were passed on June
9, 1890, and authorized an Issue of North
ern Pacific bonds to pay for the stock
ind bonds of the Manitoba. There were
9,000,000 of the Block and J5.KO.000 of the
londs to be bought
In reply to Mr. Pettlt's request that
I" lie tell what he knew about this deal,
Vice-President Searle said that he knew
little or nothing of It. Thereupon Mr.
Pettlt produced a certificate of stock of
the Northern Pacific and Manitoba,
signed by George F. Baxter, and made
out to the Fanners' Loan nnd Trust
Company as trustee. This certificate
as dated In August, 1893.
Before Mr. Searle could explain no-r
the Trust Company came by this certlx
rate of stock the hearing was ad
journed until a Inter hour.
After the recess Mr. Searles testified
that the first certificates of stock of the
Itoclty Fork and Cook City Railroad
Company received by tho Fnrmers"
Loan and Trust Company were eight In
number, nad were dated June 20, 1S90.
One certificate was for 19,991 shares
made out to the Northern Pacific Com
pany, nad was transferred to the Farm
er's' Loan and Trust Company against
the consolidated mortgage. The other
certificates were for one share each,
made out to Henry Vlllard, George W.
Nl.-hols, Thomas F. Oakes, C. L. Colby
and four others, qualifying them as
Regarding the 9,900 shares of Manitoba
stock, Mr. Searles said they were dated
July 9, 1890, and made out In the name
of the Northern Pacific Compuny, but
were subsequently transferred to .the
Farmers' Loan and Trust Company as
trustees for the consolidated mortgage,
and the bonds Issued by the Trust Com-
?any to George S. Baxter, Treasurer of
he Northern Pacific Company. This
ended the examination for tho day of
Mr. Searles, and he retired.
The name of C. A. Spofford was then
called, but met with no response. Mr.
Spofford was at one time President of
the Rocky Fort and Cook City Railroad,
and also acted as Henry Vlllard's pri
vate secretary. He Is now President of
the Milwaukee Street Railway.
Col. McNaught asked that as Mr. Spof
ford was not represented by counsel
that he be given time to appear and not
put In default.
It was explained that he had been
feard from by telephone and would be
litre to-morrow If not to-day.
NOW IN A RECEIVER'S HANDS.
mHatlonal Mutual Insurance Co.
1 Goes Into Liquidation.
I ' Justice Barrett, of the Supreme Court,
to-day appointed D. Edgar Anthony re-
eelver of the National Mutual Insurance
m Company, of this city. He la also coun
,S el ' the Company.
S The receiver's bond was fixed at J25.000,
jlj whlc! was Immediately given, with the
JH t?yers" Surety Company as bondsman.
The action was brought by the Attor
$fl ney-General after consultation with the
j l-ompany's officer.
An examination of the Company's af
: alrs made Aug. 16 last showed that the
im assets were J11.609 and the unpaid death
jm losses J39.5S0.
'l m ?" n,so hown that from Jan. 1,
o.i,Aub' 1SM. 'he Company had
m ,!! 'so,os' and had only nppIled
M de,h losses'" "Um t0 the Plrment of
t tliJVeceSt'S i the. c"npany blame
ft law of thi?IR2?mV,t M tne Insur"n:e
111 going in."... .ie..for the necessity of
11 qui"?, nii "Quldatlon. It In effect re
11 at all tm.i:o.mpanle', t0 have " hand
II eal "all n5 ,ne amount of one perlodl
II force. ThiPr.tTnl,m- on each po"c' ln
II to do. a il ithe Company was unable
11 openel nuAnl1?8 .not. J.md .,,me ln0 '
I ago to a2camlr5, '" "" city two years
According r.1Xe reserve fund.
Ins of tl i2Biiihe Sm,c,tn called n meet-
Proposition p .oy hol(1."s. at which the
HI 1 lorn, n.n.flt0 on"t with the
MBfThe atter i2in.Hc'ely wu. . accepted.
II une rate JVM ne.w P"cles at the
nPrsent w7,L .?.H te Insurance Depart-
STAGNATION IN STOCKS.
Littlo Trading Dono and that by
In the Late Trading Sugar Took
The stock market continues exceed
ingly dull and dealings are confined
nlmost entirely to the professionals, who
are bearish at the moment on the'move
ment of gold to Kurope and the rnte
troubles at the West nnd South. The
heavy reductions Just mode In the.rntes
on dressed beef stimulated selllift for
the short account this morning, ns did
also the cable ndlces reporting Ameri
can stocks weak In London. The bears
are unable to make much Impression
on prices, however, ns they are unable
to force out long stock.
The steamship Normannla to-day took
out Jl,tOO,000 gold The shippers were
Ladjnburg, Thalman & Co., Heldel
bach, Ickelhclmer & Co. nnd Kuhn,
Loeb & Co. It Is probable that
he exports by Saturday's steamers will
be still Hrger, as the exchange market
Ispructlcally bare of bills.
The steamship Concho, from Havana,
brought $19,000 In gold nnd sliver coin
to the Dank of British North America
und $21,290, ln transit, to London and
loiter ln the day there was a general
advance In stocks under purchases for
both the long nnd short accounts, mainly
the latter. Northwest and Lake 8hore
were taken for Investment, and the for
mer, on moderate purchises, rose rapidly
from 107 J-4 to 100 3-8 The Improvement
otherwise was 1-4 to 1 1-4 per cent.
Chicago Gas was up on the announce
ment that the quo warranto case hud
been transferred to the I'nlted States
courts, which traders Interpret as mean
ing a postponemen' of action for some
time to come
The underlying cause for the strength
of the market is the Inability of those
working fcr lower prices to shake out
The feature of the late afternoon
trading wns Sugar, which rose on large
dealings to 107 S-4. The shorts were
again caught napping, and met with
ronsldernble losses. The benrs In Chi
cago Gas also took fright and that
stock crossed CO.
The general list held firm until Just
preloua to the close, when there was
n slight reaction.
The sales of llste stocks were 97 000
shares. In the Unlisted Department
fiS,700 shares of Sugar nnd 3,500 LeaJ
were traded In.
The CIohIuk Uuutntlona.
Open High Low. Ctflg
Amer Tub kit. SSH Sl'J US
Amfrlran Cable f4 SS'i 89i S9'i
Antr Kugr lift ... 10(1. 107. 101'. 107'i
Amer Riimr lief pt .. 03 SC'4 K S'i
Amer. Cotton Oil pt . . 7 "5 74 76
Atrh , Top A Santa re . l!'t I2'i l!1. 1!
Ilrnolibn Traction 10 1C. 16H 1G
Ch-s A Ohio IS 11i 18 18i
Chicago (!a ei'4 CCS CIS ti
Chle , Illir 4 qulncr .. 78'. 79 78'. 78.
Chfc & .Nortliet .. . 107'i lOSSi 107. 101S
Chlr , Mil St I' 60. ei'4 0, CO',
Chic , Mil A St. H pti. 118't 119 1 1ST-. 119
Clle, Itn.1. I. A Tac... CS, C9S C8S CSS
Del , Lack & WeU ltOU HIH 1C0VI HI1,
Uen & Itlo Grande pt . 30. 31'i 30S Sl'i
1)1 a. & Cattle Feed 24 21'. 23. 21
K T, Va. b Ga 4't 4'4 4't 4't
General Kleclrlc 3 IC't SS'i SC
Illinois Central VI 13 3 93
Iowa Central ,. 10K 10 10 . lOVi
Lake Snort lit 132 131 lilt
Long Island Traction ... 17 4 17. liH 17i
I)Ul & Naehvlll 47'i 4TS 46 47
Manhattan Con.ol 123 123 12S 123
Mich Central 67 7H 7 7Vi
Mlixiurl I'aciric 30 30. 29'. 29't
Nat. Cord Co 25 IT, 42' 25H
Nat. Lead Co 3S. 40 31 S 40
Nat. U-ad Co pt 83 83'i 83 S3U
New York Central 8'i 99 98'1 W
N. Y. t New England... C, C'4 '4 6
N. V. L. 15. t W 144 15 14'i 15
.v. y Sum a w. pf.. 40 40 40 o
Norfolk t Weitern C t
Northern PaclOc 4'4 4'4 4'4 4'i
Northern Pacific pf IS 18'4 11 18V4
North American 4'1 4'1 4'4 4'4
OnUrlo t Western 134 13H 15'4 KS
Or. Ilallwar & Narlga.. 20 20 20 20
Tblla. neadlng U. 17H 14 17
Itlch. & W. rt. Ter 8H . SH 4
tome. Wat. & Ogdena . 1104 Vi "014 "0(4
St. P. Omaha 3SH 39 384 89
St. P. 4 Omaha pf lie IK 111 lit
St. ).. Minn A Man.... lOOVi 100(4 10U WK
Southern racldc 20 2(1 19 19!4
Teiaa racISc i 8K 8H 8).
Tenn Coal A Iron 17S ITS 1754 174
Tol . Ann Arb. & N. M. 814 8'4 V4 8'4
fnlon Pacillc 17', M 17'4 1114
tr. S Rubber 38 38 33 33
Wabash pf mi ie4 16(4 18(4
West. Union Tel 84H 5H S44 85
Wheel, ft U E. pf 4J4 48H 48'4 4814
Wis. Central 7 7 7 7
Th following are the eloilnc quota
Jons of mining stocks at th Consoli
dated Exchange to-day:
Bit. Asked. BIO, Ask.
Am. Tint -"3 - ItoaHl" OS -
A lies ...... 20 - Klon.Arem. .10
A.M.HS.OO.. ,2J - LtCrosss-... .04 .03
Best 4 Del a 75 Lead Con. .07 .OS
lloll J 00 - Llttls Chlf. .11 -
llulwer ...... .. .23 lieilcan......3 40
Barcelona ... .25 V alien ... .15 .20
Ilreeoe ..... . 10 .CO Mono... .. .fX)
Dron. Con . .05 OaUrlo 7 00
Belmont..-.13 Ophlr .-5 00 -
Cat.aU- .25 OtUn'IfcJfll. - .08
Cliollax.... .-.00 Plynnnth . ,. . 25 -
Crown Polnt.1. 00 Phoe. Lead. .05
ChrysolIU - .40 Ptu B. Ct 10 -
Cot Cn... .10 Hob. Con.. .B
C,eV.7.S3 Barag. 1.00 -
Cerrstoci fclerraNsradal. 60
Btck;.. .07 .06 SUndu4...l.o0 1.eo
Boads..... .07 .10 Btormonl.. ,fl
Bcrlp... .10 Santiago... - ,t
Scad. Ter.. . 50 tan Bebaatlaa .10
Eureka C- .10 Bm. Uop)- . 20 -
r. d3dm .10 - aM.co.i.v .05 -
OouldaCufTl-W b.oahon .05
JIaJafc Nor.LOO - !! . - .60
IlomtJlake.lLW VcloaC.a ....1 25 -
liern Silver. 2.40 Wrd Con .15 -
InmHUvsr..lJ - Yel. Jacket ..1 20 -
Wall Street Notes.
The Otrsrnon ot the stock Eichinge placed
814 012.000 additional securities on the list yes
terday. Stockholders of lh New York and East KlTer
Gat Company lll meet In this city May 13 and
Increase the capital stork ot ths Company from
8200 000 preferred and 1500 000 common atoek to
12,000,000 preferred and 15 000,000 common slock.
Directors of the American Etpress Company
hale declared a dleldend of tl per share, payable
The Sub-Committee of the Southern Railway k
Steamship Association will report to-day to th
Eiecutlrs Commute, at the Hotel Waldorf. Then
will also be an election ot a Commissioner, Is
place of Earnest Stahlman. resigned.
Ths New ork. New Daren and Hartford Rail
road Company reporta for the quarter ending
March 31 Orosa Income, 81,434.457: surplus after
charges decreased. 1310 087. Operations of Old
Colony system u not Included In 1193 figures
The new bonds ot the Southern Rsllway Com
pany, the successor of the Richmond Terminal,
are now being printed.
It It ssld that the Northwest tlatemetta show
that the full dividend ot t per cent, on the com.
rnon Mock for the year was esrnsd In ten
The Bdlson Elerlrle Uluralnsllng Camfmr et
New York thows net tarnlngt for April of (K,2tl
again. I 843,940 last year
Ths report of the Ontario ft Western for the
nuartcr ended March 81, shows a surplus after
all chines of 120 917. against a deficit ths prevl.
Sut yea? of 140.013. Cash on band March 31, 1194.
wa.JSI; profit and loss surplus, 11,808,148.
Earnlnn ot ths Wabash road for ths Brst week
ttSSSinWulwh a dtertu. of I4I.W0.
MB. GHANLER'S JOKE.
It Camo Noar Causing a Sonsution
in Dr. Moyor'a Tiial.
Alleged Proposition for a Plea of
Guilty of Manslaughter.
Mr. Mclotyre Refuses It and Mr.
Chnnlcr Says Uo Waa Jesting.
There was rt little fluttering sensation
to break the monotony of the Meyer trial
this afternoon. It urs a tender babe,
and It died jouhr, living less than an
The report got out nt recess that Lewis
Stuyesnnt Chanler, of Dr.Meyer's coun
sel, had asked Prosecutor Mclntyre If he
would accept a plea of manslaughter In
the first degree from Ur Mi'er.
Mr. Mclntre continued this report.
Tor manslaughter Dr. Meyer might bo
sent to Sing Blng for twenty ellr.s.
Mr. Ilrookn said on the subject:
" 1 don't know an thing about It. Mr.
Chanler had no authority to make any
such offer, nnd I don't believe he did.
Perhaps It wns some lest or badlnuge
on Mr. Chnnler's part.
Mr. Chnnler came Into court late. lie
was much astonished to learn of the
sensation he had unconsciously created.
" There's not a word of truth In It.
As we were leaving the court-room I
said to Mr Mclntyre:
" 'I guess I won t open the case this
"No, we will hardly finish,' he re
plied. Then 1 said:
' "How would you like us to offer a
plea of manslaughter In the first de
"To which he replied: 'I wouldn't take
"'I guess you wouldn't, either, nnd I
guess we wouldn't offer It,' 1 made re
turn "I had In my mind the questions
asked by some of the Jurors, which
seemed to me to Indicate a feeling In
our favor, and the Idea ln my mind was
that Mclntyre would like to accept a
plea of any kind to get out of It. It
I was only a Joke, and there was nothing
I that could possibly be twisted Into un
Dr. Charles I.. Penbody came to the
witness stand, this morning, as a med
ical and pathological expert, to say,
fmm all the known facts about the 111
nesr. death, pathology and chemical
'analysis of Ilrandl-llaum, what caused
I Ma ,1,-jilh
Mr. Wellman read a hypothetical ques
tion that would fill a column of "The
Kenlng World." It recited all of the
facts sworn to by the witnesses and
asked at Its conclusion:
"There being the facts, what In your
opinion was the cause of death?"
Of course, the answer wns that the
patient died as the result of arsenic
and antimony poisoning.
Mr. Mclntvie, who carries the burden
of the prosecution, received a letter this
morning from "Frank Uoswortli, St. Vin
cent's Hospital," In which the writer
says that nnd the detectives called on
him when witness Frunk Uurko illyap-
f)pnred, he could have located the mlss
IIp says nurlie, who was a prisoner
In Cook County Jail In lh90 with Dr.
Meyei, Muller, Urnndt, llaum. Jack
Gardner and the other conspirator,
and claims to have been ln the Insurance
swindle scheme with the rest. Is now
known as "Mr. F. V. l.indsev. manager
of .Manly & Hill's New World Company,
eeason '92 and '91," and that his wife,
Mme. Sanger, Is known as "Carrie
Hanger." a spiritualistic medium known
all over the country.
Half an hoar was occupied by Mr.
Brooke In rending sections of the hy
pothetical question against which
ho entered an objection. He
wound up with an objection to
the whole question on the ground
thnt running all through It were- facts
alleged only on the uncorroborated testi
mony of the accomplice, Brandt, and
that the law would not permit the con
sideration of that testimony.
Mr. Wellman declared that every par
ticle of Ilrnndt's testimony that had
not been corroborated had been care
fully excluded from the question, and
after a few modifications, principally
In the use of technical terms, the Re
corder permitted Dr. Peabody to answer
The cross-examination of Dr. Peabody
by Dr. O'Sulllvau. consumed all of the
forenoon session. Dr. O'Sulllvan leading
the witness a merry chase over all of
the branches of materia medico, symp
tons, subjective and objective, poisons
and their effects, and diseases that pro
duce aymptons, and post-mortem effects
quite similar to those found In known
cases of poisoning by arsenic or anti
mony, or both.
But Dr. Peabody's opinion as to the
cause of death In the case of Brandt
was unchanged, unmodified, the witness
returning to his first rejoinder:
" Some of the conditions, detached
from the others, might Indicate some
disease, but all of the facts combined
convince me that this man died from
arsenical and antimony poisoning, and
could have died of nothing else,"
CHAIRMAN WILSON BACK.
Will Be Ilvad)- When the Tariff Dill
Returns to the llonse.
(Dy Associated Tress.)
WASHINGTON, May O.-Ttepresenta-tive
William U. Wilson, Chairman of
the Ways and Means Committee, re
turned to Washington to-day, after his
two months' quest of health In Mexico
and the South. He Is tanned from ex
posure, and shows the good effects of
roughing it on Southern fields and
His return to tariff work will be grad
ual, as It Is appreciated that another
strain, such as was put on him last
Winter, would prove dangerous.
He leaves to-night for lis home ln
West Virginia. He will then return to
Washington and take up Congressional
work, so as to be ready to take charge
of the Tariff bill when It returns to the
SENATE AND TARIFF.
Amendment llclntlne to Acelln Acid
(Dy Associated Tress.)
WASHINGTON. May lO.-In the Sen
ate to-day the Allen Coxey resolution
went over without action, and the tariff
debate was resumed. The first Item In
the bill, acetic acid, was reached, and
the debate turned on the amendment by
Senator Allison to substitute the Mills
bill rate. .,..
The amendment was defeated by a
party vote 27 to 32.
At 3 15 P. M. Mr. Harris offered a res
olution to the effect that the Senate
hereafter, until otherwise ordered, meet
at 10 o'clock each day. Objection was
made to the resolution by Mr, Hoar,
who insisted on his objection, and Mr.
Harris replied: "It will come again In
Baseball's Grip on Ihe Bar State.
(Ky Associated Tress )
BOSTON. Hsy 10 By a tote of 114 to V. on
a roll-call, the House ot Representatives voted
t sdjourn at J o'clock this afternoon to attend
thabaseball, game. ,
lint Manufacturer Asstcrns.
William T. Monlague. hat manufacturer, at 174
Dmadway, assigned to-day to Cerrtt Smith, with
"The World's" etr Uptown Office.
"The World's" Uptown Office has
moved Into Its new quarters at the Junc
tion of Broadway and Sixth avenue, at
Thirty-second street. There are eight
entrances, two on Broadway, two on
Sixth avenue ana four on Thirty-second
street. , ., ,. ,.. ,-..- ,
4 siW r- -.,-....
ROSEBERY SEEMS TO BE SAFE.
Govornmont Majority of 17 Ex
pootcd on tho Budpot Division.
Sir William Hnrconrt's Declaration
Clears the Air.
(Dy Associated Treat )
LONDON, May 10. In consequence of
Sir William llarcourt's frank declara
tions that ho will heartily support Lord
Kosebery the air Is thoroughly clear and
tho Liberals aro concentrating their
The best judges estimate tho Govern
ment majority on the critical Budgit
division to-night as 17.
Kery member of the McCnrthylte sec
tion of the Irish Parliamentary party,
excepting John Plnucnne, member for
Ktist Limerick, who Is 111, will support
The Parnellltes are expected to vote
against the Government.
GAMBLING IN GERMAN ARMY.
Trlnl of Arnold I.lclitner Proved II
(Dy Aseoclsted Tress )
LONDON, May 10 A despntch to The
Telegraph from Vienna says thnt a
Viennese enrd-sharper, Arnold Llchtner,
has been sentenced to five yenrs' penal
serltude after a sensational trial In
which It was revealed thnt he was a
missing link ln a circle of gamblers and
usurers whose methods were exposed
nt the recent great gambling trial In
Hanover. One of the gnng escaped to
America, nnother committed suicide nnd
Llchtner escaped to Switzerland before
the Hanover trial began.
Llchtncr's trial In Vienna abounded In
extraordinary sketches of life In Ger
man military circles and gambling re
sorts of Vienna. The evidence made
It clear that gambling had so eaten Into
the German army that It would take
something more than royal decrees to
root It out.
GREY LEG WINS THE MARCH.
Only One Starter Airiilnst the Duke
of Westminster's Horse.
(tly Ateoclatcd Tre.a.1
LONDON, May 10 Twelve of the
fourteen horses entered for the March
Stakes, K wnvjrelgns each, with r,0)
sovereigns added, nt Newmarket to-day
declined the Issue. The race was won
by the Duke of Westminster's Grey Leg,
three jc-irs old. It It. Combes's four
) oar-old Kermore was second.
The race was practically a gift for
Grey Leg, the betting being 12 to 1 on.
CIVIL MARRIAGE BILL LOST.
Mlnlnlerlni Crisis Notr Hxpeeted nt
(tly Associated Tress )
BUDAPnST, May 10 -The House of
Magnates to-day rejected the Civil
Marriage bill by n majority of 21.
A Ministerial crisis Is anticipated as
the result of the rejection of this pop
Anarchist Dead lu Ills Cell.
(ny Associated Tress
HARCHLONA, May 10 Martin Bor
ras, the Anarchist who was awaiting
trial here on the charge of complicity In
the attempt upon the life of Captain
General Martinez Cnmpos, has been
found dead ln his prison quarters. A
medical examination of the body showed
It to be badly bruised and It Is reported
that the prisoner died of violence. An
Investigation is ln progress.
Free Passage for French Cnrnrnns.
(By Associated Tress )
PAIIIS, May 10 M. Uernard Dat
tanoux, the explorer, claims to have ar
ranged with the KIoul tribes for a free
passage for French caravans to and
from Sokoto, Bornu and other States of
the Niger and Lake Tchad regions.
Anarchist Henry to Die Saturday.
(By Associated Trees )
PARIS, May 10 The execution of
Kmlle Henry, the Anarchist recently
condemned to death for causing the ex
plosions ln the Rue des Ilons-Cnfants
and In the Cafe Terminus, will take place
on Saturday next.
Caceres Is Pern's Ketr President.
(By Associated Tr.se )
BUENOS ATRES, May 10. Ex-Presl-dent
Caceres has been re-elected Presi
dent of Peru.
TO PROTECT AMERICANS.
Capt. Watson Adopts a VlKorous
Course nt IHueflelds.
(By Associated Tress )
WASHINGTON, May 10. From de
spatches received at the Navy Depart
ment from Capt. Watson, commanding
the San Francisco ot Blueflelds, It ap
pears that he has found It necessary to
adopt a vleorous course towards tho
Nlcaraguans ln the Mosquito country
In order to Insure the protection of
To begin with, he has Insisted tint
Arguello, who was charged with the un
provoked murder of William Wilton, an
American citizen living at Rama, shall
be promptly tried. Arguello has been
enjojlng man) privileges, and It was
only nt Capt, Watson's demand that he
The Captain has also notified the
Nlcaraguan authorities that ln his opin
ion American citizens are not being ade
quately protected, nnd that therefore he
proposes to give them the necessary pro
tection. He Is uctlng with that end ln
nervous exhaustion, nervous debility, im
paired memory, low spirit, Irritable
tamper, and a thousand and ono derange
ments of mind and body, result from
such reckless self-abuse.
To reach, reclaim and restore such un
fortunates to health and happiness, Is the
aim of the publishers of a book, written
ln plain but chaste language, on the na
ture, symptoms and curability, by homo
treatment, of such diseases. This book
will be sent sealed, In plain envelope,
on receipt of this notice with ten cent
In stamps, to pay postage.
Address, World's Dispensary Medical
AmocJaUod, 603 ttain St., Buffalo, N. Y.
ij;r7 . ftittgts,TjfcV.ifitiLl
WALTER DOHM DEAD.
Amorica's Groat Eunnor Passes
Away in Donvor.
Pulmonary Trouble, Brought on by
Uo Was a Grand Athlete and a Good
DENVER, Col. May 10 -Walter C.
Dohm, ths Princeton University nthlete
nnd one of the fastest runners and hur
dle racers In the country, died In this
city last night of pulmonary trouble
brought on by over-trnlnlng.
Walter C. Dohm wns one of the great
est runners In the world. He wns
nliout twenty-six years old, nnd wns
iKirn ln Princeton, N. J. For four or rho
years hu was at the head of the ama
teurs. He ran half n mile nt Manhat
tan Field, In 1892, In lm. M l-2s. This
was the world's amateur record. In 18S3
nnd lSX), while representing the New
York Athletic Club, he won the quarter
mile amateur championship of America,
nnd In 1S11 he won the half-mile ama
teur championship. He wns amateur
college champion broad-Jumper one year
and as a hurdle-racer he had few equals
One notlcenble 'enture about nil his
races wns the fact that he used his brnln
nil the time tnklng advantage of every
fine point of the game nnd fooling his
opponents whenever possible, lie wnB
"game" to the core. This was shown
lu one of his races when n man In
front of him fell. Dohm stumbled over
this mnn, turned n sutnersaiilt, scram
bled t his feet, cronneil the llnlh.Ilne
and then fell unconscious He had In
jured himself In falling and forgot c
er thing but the race.
Dohm was a reporter for The Herald
four years ago. He raced a few times
while it repirter, but his lungs became
weak and he had to retire from the track
two sears ago He was a good writer,
nn earnest worker, a firm friend, honest
nnd conscientious, and his death will be
mourned Sjy many. Ills father lives In
Princeton, where he keeps n hotel. A
brother conducts the Princeton House nt
Asburv Park. Walter Dohm wan mar
ried nlwut eighteen months ago He
went to Colorado nbout n venr ago ln
the hope of regilnlng his health.
BERTHS FOR BROOKLYN MEN.
A Number lime lleen Appoint. d In
Sveral Rrooklvn cltlrens have rc
ceitly captured a number of good ap
pointments In the Custom-House under
Collector ICIlbreth, for a probationary
period of bIx months, after which, upon
confirmation, thev hold life positions,
Alexander H. McCord, of 3S Cooper
street, formerly of Newburg, nnd lately
I'nlted States Marshal for the Southern
District, has been nppolnted assistant
Those who have received appointments
ns Inspectors are lMwnrd M. Parker, of
Flalbush, and Joseph H. E. I'errln, a
veteran, of 141 Linden street.
Those appointed clerks nre James II.
White, of 74 Diamond street; John r.
Kendall, of S.TS Halsey street: John W.
Enbork, Jr.. of 397 flutes avenue; Robert
P. Webb, of fiSTi President street; Thomas
F. McOoldrlck. of 71 Rodney street: Alex
ander .1. Reed of 2S2 Cjulncy street, and
Francis T. Leahv, of 1 Second place.
The Inepertnrshlps nre worth 11.140;
clerkships, II.imi, night Inspectorships,
11,000. nnd assistant weighers. Jl,3ii0 a
year. All of IheHe positions come under
the Clll Service law
Appointments are made by the Collec
tor from lists containing three names for
every position, the lists being submitted
to him by the Civil Service Examining
RECEPTION TO DR. TALMAGE.
Nn Tickets Required, nnd All Are
Intlted In Attend.
The reception to Dr. Talmage on the
completion of the "wenty-flfth year of
his Urool lyn Tabernvle pastorate takes
place this and to-morrow evenings at 8
o'clock In the 15rookln TnbernncK
Major Schleren will preside this even
ing nnd Oen. Tracy wll do the honors to
morrow nlgnt. Among the speakers are
Chauncey M. Depew, William M.
Evarts, United States Senator Patrick
Walsh, United States Senator "Daniels,
Prof. Dorcmus, Father Malone, Col.
Frederick Grant and Dr. De Sola
Mendes Dr. Talmage will speak on
The Tabernacle has been beautifully
decorated, nnd Innes's Thirteenth Regi
ment Hand will help enliven the pro
ceedings. Tickets are not required to
gain admission, nnd the public Is cor
dially Invlled to attend either or both
of these demonstrations.
Eulaglstlc telegrams from William B.
Gladstone, Mr. Halfour, Ixrd Rosebery,
the Marquis of Salisbury, Prince llls
morck, Char.cdlor Von Cnprlvl. Big.
Crlsnl and others will be read In the
Tabernacle this evening.
ROBERT F. BRATTAN DEAD.
He Represented the First Mnrylnnd
District In the llonse.
iny Associated Tress )
RALTIMORE, May 10 -Congressman
Robert F. Hrattan died this morning at
8 30 o'clock at his home In Princess
Mr. lirattnn represented the First
Mar) Is rid District In the House, and had
been HI for some months past. It was
thought he could not live to the latter
part of April, but he rallied nnd his
friends had hoped for his ultimate recovery.
HAD A FIT IN A GOOD PLACE.
Aetnr Kelly Seised In Front of the
Chambers Mlreet Hospital.
Hiram Kelly, on actor, twenty-three
)ears old, who Uvea nt tho Arcade
Houso In the llowery, fell In nn apo
plectic lit nt 9 15 this morning, In front
of tho Chambers Street Hospital
Employees of the hospital carried him
Into the reception ward, and under
trentment he recovc red sufficiently to
give his name and address He Is still
nt tho hospital, but the house phlclan
thinks he will recover.
ATTACKED BY APOPLEXY.
Cuerdon llnll, of Wnlllnirford,
Conn,, Strlrhen nl (lie (illsey.
Cuerdon Hall, a well-known merchant
of Wulllngford, Conn , Is confined to tho
Gllsey House suffering from apoplexy
He wns stricken Tuesday night while
visiting this city with his wife and
daughter, und n second stroke follow ed
)esUTday, affecting his left hide. After
a consultation nf three physicians but
little hope Is held out for his recovery.
Death of Dr. W. T. Ilnrnnrd.
(Pr Associated Tress )
WASHINGTON, lsy 10 Dr Wllllsra Tneo.
dors Barnard, ho as prhate secretary to den
Delknsp wbeo tbe letter was In Tresldest Orant's
Oable.t, and for many years aasoclsted la
s conrldcntlat capacity nits Tresldeat John W
Clarretl. of tbe llaltlraore and Ohio Railroad,
disc aire yesterday, it waa forty -lit years
PARK ROW AND CHATHAM SQUARE.
SEVEN STORES TOGETHER.
Furniture, Carpets, Everything for Housekeeping,
SI Weekly on $65 Worth.
$6 Monthly on $100 Worth.
LARGER OR SMALLER AMOUNTS ON AS LIBERAL TERMS.
BEST GOODS. LOWEST PRICES. LARGEST STOOK.
Only one visit necessary. Collections made f Requested.
OPEN SATURDAY EVENINGS.
old tnf. a nMrt of ntr(W11 Mm lit built
th "Allfjr I." the flmt flfTMM rtllrotti In
LhlfBgo, m! lcmi Km rmldvnt
BELLAMY WANTS MORE PAY.
Tlirrrforc. lie Will Not lie a Can.lL
ilntc fur ('iimiulttrr Nerrrtury.
"W. II. Ilellamy wl"u linn been con
ncctetl nlth the Ilcpublkan County
Committee for tenty-thret enrs, nml
haw tipen Its Httrtnr for seven or cliiht
y.m. will not he a cnndlclnte for Hcre
tury of the new County Committee or
Knnlretl li th Committee rt Thirty.
It Ih unds-atooil thnt Uellnmy Is (lli-afit-Istleil
with C.t salary ll wuntt?l J 4 000
nnd the Committee will only pay tJ.OOO.
John i: Mllhollnnd will try to orRnnlze
a club lu the Tucntj -third UlMrlrt to
nlKlit nt thr corner of Heventy-elghth
Htrect and AinMerdnm avenue.
.Nrir Iniirorineiit Cotiimtnnlnnrra.
UKFTCIIt-NTKH. N Y. Mr 10 -SiipfrTlaor
Aiircim M, Held tin Appoint, at ImproTtmrnt
('omralMlonprt In the town of Weitchtilrr, Imio
Hiitlfr. Jam r lutr, AuRut II Dkhl, WlllUm
H !( larttr ami Jttmri J-irvli. Th retiring
rommlMlnniTs are Vn, Jam C Co.lr JamM
M UAttrt.iirr, A II Morris an 1 William II
III rebel I Tliry t-re in oiHre for four yan ah 1
trlnnx to the MorrU Union The latter was
turnel out of power lant 'prlnr ljr the lief or m
party under tbe Ieai1enhlp of Her F M (Jen
den I a. Lawyer heward lUktr am! others.
DeiitUtft IZIrct niTlerra.
(Dy AiRocl&ted Trem )
AM1AVY, May 10 The following board of
offlcera waa elated by tbe pentat Association
laat night F. T. Van Woert. of Jirooklyn. Presi
dent. A I. Ilurkhanlt. ot liatavla Vice-President;
John J. Hart nf New ork, Treaaurtr; C S.
liutler, of Iluffiln Herretarv, and Plate Censors,
A. JI. Holmes and A I. Southwlck.
nnnitnny Hoy Found.
Abraham Slegel, aged fourteen, who ran away
from the boras ot bis uncle, Louts Iteinlck. of
Yonkers, N. Y,, a week ago, was found on the
llowery Ute lant night He says that bis parents
are tn Europe and that bla unele made him work
too hard The boy was committed to the care of
the Children a Boctety, and bla unci waa notified.
M WIPE OUT THE BOWERY.
Mayor Sobioren Thicks Ooney
Island Dires Are Eyesores.
InventlKaMrjK Some of the John Y.
Mayor Schleren, of Brooklyn, ha. a
very outspoken opinion concerning 2oney
Jiland'n celebrated Uowery, which he
lltel yentenlay. He thinks It an eye.
pore and oiiKht to be wiped off the map
of old Coney and Bent to the eternal
"bow-wown." There wns nothing thnt
he could see to recommend Its contin
uance. Concerning other features of Coney
Island, the Mayor was equally explicit.
Tor lntanc, the elect.'lc light plant, for
which the taxpayers nre said to have
been mulcted to the tune of $CO,000 under
the John V. McKane reKlme, seemed
to Mayor Schleren to be worth contld
Incidentally he searched for the con
tract under which It was constructed,
but not being able to find It, has con
cluded that the agreement must have
been verbal. Thli Impressed Mayor
Schleren as singularly unfortunate In
view o fthe fact that the completion of
the electric building will coat some
(Iravest nd men buttonholed Mayor
Schleren this mornliiK He was nuked
to appoint (5raeenders to the police
force He replied that he could show no
preferences The clill-senlce examina
tion wan what "tnlktd ' He nlso said
that he could not appoint a Oravesender
to a membership 111 the Uourd of Kducn
tlon until next ear
The school by the bye, of Oravesend,
nie In n 'bail llnnnclnl condition. Supt
Maxwell hnB for some time been alnly
trvlng to discover what has become of
JS5,("0 out of nn appropriation of JW.OOO
made for Ihe schools
As yet the teachers of the schools In
the old Coney Island district h&v not re
ceived their April salaries
TO DRAFT AMENDMENTS.
Actlou Tnken l.noUliiR to Clinnirrs
TltHN'TON', N J , May 10 The Senate
Committee on Judiciary Introduced a
concurrent resolution this morning pro
viding for the appointment of a Commis
sion of twenty persons, two from each
Congressional district nnd four nt large
by the Governor, with the consent of
the Senate, to draft auuMidments to tho
Btnte Constitution with a lew of mak
Ing sweeping reforms In the Judiciary
The Commission Is to meet on the first
Tuesday In lune. and must report to the
Oovernnr within slxt dis This Is to
continue the chnnxes In the Judiciary
which will be begun b) the passing of
the bill now pending before the Senate.
HIk Wnisers strll.o I'rnhnlilr.
iny Aewvlatefl Pre..
NEW nnPFOltn Mass May 10 -Tile ln(We.
raent of tbe etrlke of the weavers at tbe Warn
sutta Mills br tbe Textile Wnrker. Cnnvenlcn at
rbUadrtbla from prre.nl spprarsnres will re
suit In one of Ihe Mcte.t strikes this pttv baa ever
known Tbe weai.rs hive ten wsittne fir the s.
sarsnre of tacklnjc from tbe Natlcoal organisation
Wlili.w sues for M.T,tH0,
KRWAItK S' J Mar 10 Jane A Hinder
widow of Jchn II Rlmmer. a rrfMent of Sum
mit, V J wM was klllM In the Peteware
!.atkawarna and Western Italtioal ar Ident on the
Meaaowa Jan IS bss brought suit In the Ktiet
tVuntv Circuit Tourt for 111 noo rismafi.s sitalnst
tbe rallroail romenjr for tbe death of ber bus
onirlnta ISo I'lslilnK.
Comptroller Htfb vent Bihlnc to-day In the
Adlrondacka, with "Jake" rtuppert, tbe brewer,
Pottmaatsr Parton and Conmlsslonsr Andrews.
Iks am juiun sail. -Jo-Oijr.
i Black or Blue,
Perfect In style and lit,
Our Dove- Tailed Coats and
Vats made of Jtnported Clays
Diagonal or Vtcunas,
S. W. Cor. 1 160, 162 and 164
Fulton & Nassau St.. East 1 25th St.
AT 110TII HTOItEM.
WM FDR THE GI.MPi.lBN.
Bopnblican League Delegates in
Conference at the Fifth Avenue.
Arrangements Made for the National
Convention ot Denver.
The Repuollcan League. Club men took
possession of the Fifth Avenue Hotel
to-day. The main point of Interest was
the conference of representatives of
Eastern Republicans for the purpose of
making arrangements for nttendlng the
Convention of the National Republican
League of the United States, to be held
ln Denver, Col., on June 26 next.
The conference was called to order tn
parlor D R by Kdnard 11. Harper,
Chairman of the Committee of Arrange
ments shortly after 2 o'clock. The busi
ness to be attended to was simply to
tnlk over arrangements for securing
transportation for Kastern delegates to
the Contention and proper hotel accom
modations In Denver.
"We want to make an Imposing show
ing," said Chairman Hurper, "and as
the West 'will go with a multitude of
followers to whoop things up, the East
shouldn't be left behind.
"We nre going to elect a Republican
for the next Governor of New York
Slate nnd the .next President of the
I'nlted Stutes, and we want to make
things hum now."
Several State were represented In the
conference this afternoon, Including some
of the New Kngland States, Pennsylva
nia, New Jersey, Virginia nnl Delaware,
tlen .lanien 11 WINun, ex-tM-imtor War
ner Miller, James A Hlanchnrd, Gen.
James S Clarkson, A 11. llumphrej,
Col Clay and Congressman Robinson,
of Pennsylvania, were among the re
rvsentatlves of League Clubs present.
Previous to the conference there wns a
meeting of the Hxecutlve Committee of
tho New York Statu Republican League,
at which routine matters received atten
tion, ami It was decided to fix the time
for the State League Convention after
the National Convention, late ln the
It Is said that Mr Harper will be a
lending tandldate for the olllce of Presi
dent of the National League before the
Convention In Denver In June next.
Yiiu Henri The I'vrnliiK World I
Do 'sou lleiul The Sunday World?
NO HAZING ON 'CHANGE.
Ilnnrd of Ciotrrnors Proclaims
Alinl'i"! " Ilrnkers' Sport,
The Governing Committee of the Stock
Kxchinge haH pronounced against the
"hazing" of new members. Heretofore
the lounger element In the Hoard have
alwajs given newcomers n lively expe
rience by hustling them nround the Ex
change, crushing hats, chalking their
While they were going through this
operation business was Interfered with
Hence the staid Governors have Issued
nn edict that "hazing" shnll stop Tnose
who Indulge In the pistlme from now
on will hnve to submit to heavy fines.
Slciiril li tin' (imrrnot',
(Ur Asswlstel Tress )
ALBANY, May 10 -Gov. Tlower to
day signed Mils as follows.
Authoring the town ot Newtown to convey
certain reel relate ....
Amen Una the ait relatho to the collection of
school Istes In follese Point
Incorporating tbe Model Town Company
Atoltsblnc tbe deys of grsct In business trans
Hepesllng the taw which prohibit! the taking
of oysters Is tbs Hudson Ittver north ot New
York County tvetweea May t and Sept t.
Flse l'nrnlture at flint's.
Ozn. U Flint Co., M West 14lh at., offer
Oth Ave, 20th to 21st St. CH
OFFER s.. 9
TO-MORROW, FRIDAY, l
Special Values ' ?
Umbrellas. . l
22-Inch WHITE INDIA SILK '19
PARASOLS. White Enamelled S
Frames and Figured Dresden 11
9 48; m
Worth "3:75. tjH
22-inch ALL SILK SURAH iS
PARASOLS, in all shades, with H
fine natural and White En-
O 35; 1
Worth 3.50., M
LAROB ASSORTTIENT ifl
PLAIN and FIOURBD fS
CHANGEABLE SILK PARA- ' fl
SOLS, with choice natural i
sticks, ' )
2 65 V OO
to I .
24 and 26 Inch ALL SILK . llfl
UMBRELLAS, in Black, Brown .jH
Blue, Red and Changeable, Par- t
agon Frames, choice Dresden T.3Hi';aH
fc-" Worth 3.98. ?B
24 and 26 Inch Umbrellas In 9
Black, Blue and Changeable ? JNH
Silks, Paragon Frames, Fin 'H
Imported Dresden Hook Has- 1
3 98; . ,
V" Worth 5JKL -:,tW
H. 0'NEIlT go., I
Oth Ave., 20th to 21at St. IS
1 SO cases of Ladies' Shoes . ' H
direct Jrom the factory, 9
as Illustrated; Black Kid, patent liathcr ,M
,IPs. all sls. ALSQ . M
IK cauea Black French and DonroU jS
Kid, tan and maroon. Boat, patent 'fjfl
leather and canvaa Oxford Ties; St JH
styles, ln opera, and common-eni. at H
98c. to $2.49. i
LE B0UT1LLIER BROS.; I4TH ST.' J
l'ell While Oettlmr OS it Cur. jj
I M Sullhtn. sgrl slity, a contractor, Itvlnf ,
at rortcheiter, fell while getting off a Droadwar
cable car at the corner ot Liberty ttreet n4 j&
Ilroadway tbls afternoon, and tuatalntd a severs V
a alp wound He was tsken Into ths National
t:spresa Company's oOce. and Ambulsncs Surgeos .
Cutter dressed bis wound. Mr. Sultlraa ties (
went borne In a cab
Wnlslt Dliln't Assnult a Fullcemnn. ,;
Justice llsggerty. In the Myrtle Avenut Court '
today, discharged Michael Walsh, of M Degnw
street, who was chsrged with aessolt by Pollea- ,
msn Trusilsn It waa shown that the pollcemas
waa the aggressor. The latter wat reprimanded -
by tbe Court.
Demorrnts Will Orirnnlae.
Tbe Pcmocratt In tbe Seventeenth District will j.
bold a meeting in tbe Americas Theatre llulld- tI
Ing. Clgblli avenue and forty-second street. t. "J
night tor Ihe purpose of organising Among tb 'i
speakers will be Otto Kempner and V. It. Oracs, '
Yon Read The VSranlnaj World 1 V
Do You Kcad X$ BmiUz ..Worleil ..