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NEW-YORK, MONDAY, FEBRUARY I, \m>. PRICE THREE CENTS. LEFT TO BLEED TO DEATH. CIT WITH A KNIFE AM) NOT CABED FOB. FATAL iir.SULT OF A QCARKtt BJCTWUM two M0IHKM*1X?LAW. A Mnall, but rather ?Ood*looking BIM walked into tho Mulberry Street Police station res teriUy morning thant ll o'clock and said to sergeant J?uie?, Who was behind the flatt! ?? I want to give myaelt ,,ji. I torc killed a mauaruuud at No. KI5 Croat y -t., tbi- mo; nilli,'." A- - wa M the aargaaat laeoTOred sufficiently from the ajtinlihieant caused i?y the annonnretnent, ba Bniee Haaad tba man and found out that ha wai Prank Mc? Donald. Bta 28, a porter lu *,ho ampi1),* of thu Avery lawingMaahlaa Company, nt No. su Broadway. The tuan ki Ko i*. bf Wai was his brother in-law. John Kier? nan, who bl known as ?? (Jeritle John " antons his ue aailnlanoni 'Tue alia-; ts tareaette, tor Kteraoa hud the iepai alton wt belni a hard'aaa to meet in arouxh-uud t.,i.'a: il^Lt, und who loved lighting fog thc snkc of the tport Tito story toll hy Mcdonald is a curious one and is be? lle ved lythe police to be a true version of the trannie viuch led to the Ukin* oft nf " Heinle John." lie say* tlint ho cania lnuie from work rather late on Saturday ?tatt He bad atoppad ob Um way home t .a drink beat with nome of bin friend!*. When be reached linnie his ?ifa was absent and their -lok chill bad boon left tn ?bareeOt Mrn, Kiernan, his motbcr-iu-law. McDonald wm Indignant and atartadonl on a search tor ins wife. Palllag te timHier attar a two bonn' search he returned h'>M!". la hie abaanaa Mrs. MeUonaid had ratnraed and pone to heil, sha hal beau drinking eenel.lerahlf. Mc Tjoaall awoke her and nskod her why she bau gone out and left the sick child. Bbl told him that it was none of hi- baelaaai and aettled dawn for another nap. Berta* difference enraged McDonald uni ha proaeadad to anni Uat Har. Tue wonna ran out into the hall-way ami begaa to scream. Her cries attraated her brother, ?Oantta .fina," amitag other*. Ho won: into MeDon nw aadaatdtotuc latter with an oath: "What do you meau by Uekln| my uistet I" " sha was drunk and neglected thc baby and deterred all she ant," was the reply. - Von hal no righi to lick her," retorted Kui nan," and I am goiag ' ' lick y?'-> tor it." f kui n tu wm a mach larger ana stouter man than M.. lion,dd and was beaidM a practise! ti-riitor and heat anea proceeded to val his threat Into exeenton. After a bard ttraggUl in which be gol much ibo wor-t ot it Mc llanald succeeded iu breaking away. Kiernan tali tmic ni a state approaching m tala from the aleei - ol Hie cM-itJuient ant the copious draoghte ol Fonrtaenth Ward rait, and groaning uj> a Heavy chair be (tarted tor >t DonaM, ewearjag thal be WOOld brain him. Me? ll- . 1 fire* a pocket kalle and aa the Infuriated man apt roached him care bim ? sUsb. Tue kalle caught Kiernan la the lett arm just at o\otha aloow, levering tue hroehlal arter/. Toe injured man dropped thaehalr au I wit mat Baying a WOT I, clasped the wound with bis right band and ttortodfer the door. Ait.-i taking one er two st ps be it ag tared and fell. M. Dauald bau no Idea t nat the cut iraa otnaertOII character and tbooghl that his alli i>;oul-t lind fallen from di utikeniie-s. Trim up te w j md as best bo could with a towel, be went to the bona* ot ala brother al No. 21 Priaee-et., and slept tor the ui^Ut. Ilia wife cane to him at Prioae-et. the BOXt daj a el !.,. 1 lum t nat Kiri nan was dead, lie ina le ll' ; I- Ullttd to give lu m.-eil Dil to lae bolto* al once. Tb* story ol nie death ol Kterueu U I il I bj hit tilter, the wile oi tue man who killed bun. winn i mea begaa to Sahl Mrs. Molxmaid mn away. Al ,.i;.t and sue in.ii il ber uuibaud leare the bouae, nt to lier ni un. Her brother woe lyiug on the floor, bleeding ooplously and the flied bini aa comfort :- the cooli, nts eyeewere eloeed and from his I she tbotiKhl b? had fallen li,to a drunken slumber. Her tick child waa crying ami pay I ok ic ii.ore aiteutlon to Kiernan abe attended to tilt el t..e baby. After lying quietly tor a eoapl ol boura, Kiernan (egan to roll aro .ut) 00 tue floor and St..i thinking that benns slu.plv drunk his osier l buaboee, eo ?- lo prereut him from ? l . w. sin- gave htm a drina ot water tor wUicu be aakeo and he remained <ia;et until nearly I o'clock res i, !.i..y morning when be agata bearra to kick and for more waler wbleb abo Kare bim. Ag la to eluk lnio a drunken elumhei ..:. I the pa I no more at tcntiou to him nulli three boan !a;et When she tried to awake him. Her scream-alarmed the entire bouse, when abe found Kiera iii stitt and cold lu ? n po,,; i,r t ma date i Woo i. He bad de l to d-atb before ber eye* wltiioutonj knowledge oa ber pan thai ne was aeriwuely hurt, llad ,.?? reoelved ? atutgiool attend iaet bis hie would bara boan rn iio dauber. Th- weapon with which the killing wa- donelaa small four-n'.ad'-d pearl handled knife Wbleb Mrs. Kier nan. the wife of the murdered mau, who la a tweeoer In KibltZ* Garden, bad found after the matinee ou Saturday afternoon and which sue si.ai toberaon-ln law McDon? ald torflfteen e.nts on Hat ut day night. Theforoe of the Mow whian killed Kiernan beni the blade and lu trying to ?trali:h?i n it oat lt was broken. McDonald his bed the reputation of being a iteaay bord-worklugyoung mau. He wa- married when seven t eu year-, old to lils j.re.-cut wile wlio was a ye ir younxer. Kiernan called himself a truckman bul be did not follow blt cn ? rea .riv. He aerred a term lu sim,' Fin; recently on a charge al larceny. He wa* a tuarrel ?oma.drinkiug fellow and bad frequeni ii.'ht- with Mo Douald, to W..0111 lie teemed t ? have t .ken a diall ??. MoDonald was locked up lust nlcbl In the M ilberry strict btatioa rad will ba arraigned in court thia Boor ulag, emu : and Deputy Coronet Herold tn i le a post in < rt in ex.nulli.ni m ot toe bo ly ol K: i nan y'?r,-i day afternoon, aud f>U'id in addition to the wound In tho arm a penetrating stab wound In the toft sit". j ? trina Ihe left lung and the apex pf the heart. Deatl reanite If rom abock ami hemorrhage, l ne min's ? been eared efti r the i . It is thom.ta ti.at in his excitement Mi Donald stabbed Kb'i La.i iwli e inatead of once, as he auppoai d. BJ1SLSG HOSE J /<? III 1.1' PAUSELL. BJEKIlXOfl IN MANY PA HTS OP 1 ilK CITY?THE I l Mi I AIM, I.Y INC r.EARI D. Yesterday'! meeting! of the Irish National League throughout tba c ty wera *?.; attended and . matt ol money weie raited by the different brunch** 'i bc enthusiasm foi Parnell teema to be In maalan rad ihe toll ol Ballabnry wa.- a aonree of eei. t-i.ii retaining, TnomaaJ. O'Sullivan preaided at a larye meetinsjof the Kiitb Ward blanch at Berrigan'! Hall. No Ittfj Hud aaa al " Mothtag ia wonderfnl la Ibaee iU: ,' ? . i lalmed tbe chairman, hiing to reepond to the applanie which greeted him trom every part ot tba hall. "Only taree montha ago lt waa tboaght our rgorta to revive Um League here were fatlle, Yet aol only have were vivid it and not on y bi tba city well organized and thousands of dollars pouring into tbe treaanrar af the Hnnleinal Connell, bm every no wapa pei in ajaeriea of every aaade of eptaioa ls ahontlng 'Home Raia for lie and" [Ap? plause.] f-.luhury i?ud bis coercion gang hive, beau beaten by tbe Dower ol Parnell, ami (tladatou* will aura '?? neaten if be refuses the bleaatnga of freedom to our aatortuaate country." [Hroioureii opplonaa.] After ether apeecbea, more than $100 wa* aided to tue fund, maklag the total from this bramti %VM. Fae goaeraM eommlttee of Brunah No. lin of the Nu t., la. U a.:ie na | ,n their room". No. 100 lai-t Eighty tixtb-st., last ereninx tor the pnrpoaa of aiaking ar raagemaata for un entertainment m Parupa Han on Pi b mary 4 for tbe bevel!I of the Parliamentary Fund. Charba Campbell, originally from tho etty ol Derry, ???)'): "We won't stop until we have raieed f 1,0001 wi have all natloaalltla* in i.ur branch, Hebrew-, i>r iiiiua and aolered men, and all tubeerlbe, bat me.e,y aa frleadi of Ireland, bul ai frienda of liberty for all lae world." l be collection arter th*meelina rraliaed mon- tban *'.'0, ?li i ii awelbj Hit: sum ulread., in band to f:i-'" 75. A u,.is^ meei in,' ol the uwmberi ol the I'urn el I l'arlla meatary Fund ol the Fourteenth Word waa held In tbe basement ot old st. Patrick's Cathedral, Mulberry-al., tbe k<-t. Father Kearney ptealdina. Tins branch, al though lu tbe midat ol adieu let whare a large number of poor Iiiahmen live, baa ralaed a large sum. Al tba last meeting and alnot more than S325 balbeen eatbered III. While HS the result Of Ust Ulgilt'* Wolli aiiolbei round ilOO bas been added. " I am glad ta aee the ladlee," enid John QUeaoa, ?im j-i n,- reKular preaideat of tbe bra. cb, " eome to our aid. They have c..i.n ii med a good deal and we win aiake them mem? ber* aa welt aa tbe atea. IA voice Hutc they aright to volet] Mon certainly they baw, hs thev will uis(,, i hope, whoa r,u lush Parliament is in Dublin." jap Blauae.j Daniel Mu-a, of No. 150 i.lui-.-t., contributed k-'1- ami ex..-e:,,,!oi .jame, Fltagerald saada a ringing apeecb. In which he propbealed the downfall of i liol i , another appeal to the voters ami theu tbe eatab iiiiimi nt of iri'b logiauttive Indepandeaei Pretty ?ir,? and anrglug crowda of obi and young ot both ?eies Oiled breevorl Han, Kaat Fifth-fourth st., i? evarflowlag. It was a ipeclol imbuing af the Manhattan Braneh, preaided mer ny Aaaembly maa Huarxtrty. rae branob bee boen working bard to rales gi,ooo, for tbej bare promteod thal mucu to the rm ui i Fund by rtt. Patrick'* Day Over f90 a as added t?ui?. mihi iota, i.st ulxbt, and Miaa Brock, tm head of tiie ladiee* braaeb ol tan League, flUtrinuted tlchei to ie pe,,- t f,,, an entertolnicenl In the Lexington A\ei,,i, Onere House lu aid of the fun 1. Ibo na- Kenei fiprealdedat ihemeettni; of the afunlel pal coiiiieii of the League, Blgbteeath^t. aud Fourth ?ve. Krporta were received from ihe delegate* of l ruy braaeb. -av nc that speeUi efforts would be made in r?i*o money for tbe alarvlng tiaiiermeii on tba ? -: ? i a ? : ol lie.ami. William Me< ai.i urealdad ?t tin aaeetlng of the Seven mei ii, w.n.: Br inch, Kleventh-at, amt Flnt-ave., and ~.,\ w*? ?? itel to the lund. Ariniia-euiciits wera made for a i" ?- u.*eilng next Haodav evamng. 11 regular Munday afternoon meetlag of tba Kaatarn *>'?t. ci Brooklyn, Parnell Parliament.nv Fund Assn el 'b'i .? hilo at Kerwin'* Hali, eoroei lb Ufortl-ayc. eoubouiitFlral-et, Patrick H. liucau, inesaled. Bdword ?cl li aler otteu d ihe nae of bu rink for a concert to be IHeiilor Hie bennit Of tba fund next 1-unu.iy ntnlr. Il" '.i of ir'lblTJwaa eolleelcd, making the total, I WMXTT-TWO K/f.v BVMJMD IS sk ow. liFA-VBii, Col., Jau. Ul.-At Tt'Muritlc. Col., ?n Wedimaday luoriilng, a soowalide- demolisbod four todiiua n tue Shortdan mioe, burying tweuty-iwo man under seventeen feet of snow. David Overstreet, sims Dice, William Harford and Michael Mitchell ware killed. William Delan??> and Riobard Bram will probably die, emt John I huicnlll and John Uanna were badly hurt. BEATEN i<> DEATH IS 8LEEP. HUED] R OF TWO WOMEN IN CLEVELAND. A WUK AND BIB COMPANION TUP. VICTIMS Off A DRCJtffEM Iir-IUM'. [irTnaaun r<> niKTHiBDNt] Ci.kvi land, Jan. 31.?Al the Crocker Block, which ll OpPOoite the City Hall, lu Superior st.. last Bight Alf red Smith, a Bailor, beal two women to death With a hummer, laid their bruised and blooding bodies across a bed, cut bia own throat with a raxor, and lay down |?t dla between tko twa corpses. The murderous work was done so quietly that the [other occupants or tho building wera Bot disturbed hy any unusual no.se, and the fact of tho tragedy waa not discovered until tins nontax, when tbe woman Janitor of the block on ker dally round, heard lubdned groan* laanlag from room No. 96, and. getting n stepladder climbed ta the transom over the door and looked lu. Itv the light that came in through tho half ,1,likened windows, abc waa nb.o to see that blood stained tl,e door mid Ike cover of the bed lu the corner, she at once Warned the police nt the City Hull, across the street. The Vletlma of tho desperate mau were his wife, who was known BB a clairvoyant, and Mrs. Louise Wilson, ot Detroit, who had been hired by Mrs. Smith to do some BBWtag and afterward became ber companion. Ure. Smith on Krl.tay Meit a petition for iv divot** from her husband, charging bim with druiikiuneaa, neglect and cruelty. They were married twenty .veals ago In OawagO County, 2t. V., and lived together peacefully, If not happily tor seventeen yean, lu tko last three yean, tue pen,ton allegra, Smith his failed to support blt wire ami his two chlalien and bas benn gullly of aroa* ernelt). Nolie* of ike anil waa aerved on Smith yesterday and lu ike eventual he beoome much excited about the mat? ter. He visited hi- wife's apartments, Mini about lil o'clock became Violently abu-ive. Au Olfloer was called In, ami he Induced Smith to quit the place. As if fear Ina danger, Mri. smith sent ber son and daughter, axe twelve ami tifieen respectively, to spend the nlnht with frletida, thus, perhaps, saving them from tho wrath Of their father. The corpse-, ns thev were found by the officers, were blood-stainsd and hideous smith lay be tween the twa women, lils arius clasped BbOUl tbC dead li, dy of bis wife. Mrs. Smith's face was beaten lo a Jelly andherekull fractured in many places, expoaing the brain. Mis. Wilton'* bead waa cruabedand brr brains wereacattered all over the bel. it waa evtdeat that Smith had entered the room through a window in the hall and hud slain tbe women while they slept, 'ben aei/lag a ralzor hw cut a cash ni Ins throat. Tkejuxn lar vein was Bot severed, however, and lt was bil groaai that excited ihe susp.lions of lin Janitor. Ile was nut dead, though uncon-cloiis, winn removed to the hos? pital, and lt ls Believed he may recover. The police hold bun under arnot. Mr-, r- in it 'i was a Woman of gi ol ehiraeter mid WU waa well educated. She waa nn ardent aplrltuallet and Hame medium, and had delivered many lectures mi her art. -he iimi on n announced loipeak ala ehurch at the West side thti eTeulng. ABMMX tbe other urtiolee In the room where the mur? der ? as done was a copy ol Baal Lynne Ij ms on a celi? ne tallie, as If lt bad been only repel,I,) pei 1U4 ,1. Strangely enough the dagger-shaped bookmark neted on the wor,is: "Heaven bare pity upon bl* poor wife," and almost tho llr-t upon the Opposite page, were, "Hi is a bad luau, a base, heartless mali." B08T0X STREETS IMPASSABLE. i oMri.Alsivi, OFTIIR M Wot: AND OTHER OFFICIALS. Boston, Jan. 31 [Speeiitl).? rip- moat inter eatlag local topical proaeai in Beaton is the diigraeefnl condition of her buainaa* iireeU, and eoul-l Mayor O'Briua and tin- mon who are responsible foi ti. ? ? faflalrs bear hair that la aald about them pnbtlelyand rtvatoly, their ear, would Uncle, lt 1* torlonate for the Mayor that lil- eic, tlon is no) pending. If -1 ? would be utnomlnoualy defeated uuleai be mended ins w;.ys. The exoneoUthal then la no mom . to expend in tba atreeta, and yat then i- mn ey enougkto tpend ou carnage lure for Common < o inollmen and to par for liol i i. ? (on election to have poid twl.recto keep Ihe atri et* in n pa-saide condition, fatal v iperlnteudent ot -tree's had a loree et 145 laborer* ??? proper rad suburb* endeavoring to thing or athel to nuieiy oxiitiug difficulties. The malo ? the etty ooo taine about fXXkinliei of oocepto-1 and unae cepted itreete and thia apportionment would give ea. h laborer between three and foul e.,re for wi*b a liligi! abovel. ll ia undi.dly true tiri', beelde this disadvantage. Snportalendotii Morton baa been prohibited ny tn.- lian or Commissioner* fruin dumping mow oft the bi Ulara; bj the wharf owuen from dutnptne enow ott tbe wbarvee un *?? he will pay from tweuty-flva taflf'y centa a load for the privilege; I - Ku|ieriateudeni ol the Common, from dumping i ti,nt ground, an 1 m baa therefore been con ll nd rn lort Hill wharf and thi West Knd yard for plac i In wi deposit tue moa daurie. Uevonabire-at., Iwtneeu Water and Milk at*., w* pasaalde yesterday, and I* likel) to bo au for aame t:. .?? 'li e.,nt .nu ?! a lake lal gi ell )ugh to bathe lu, While the wooden paveim its art coal up al aug Its antes like piece* or u a rocked vessel after a atorui the wo iden block* reata npo i au) n ore an mi tu Hal foundation than dirty water, rbi* la one ri the -torin, owl ig ]?.': i i ly io I ? m lite street, i ii bet itreel - an In ? condli lon i dangerou* to vehicle*, not to mention ihe dlscou p lestrlaus. If the red lape al t'itj Hs:, ware eui, money emu: .ii WO Dg tn pul Bo 'nu's lu aood condition, Should the present condition of affairs continue much long" thc I adi of the olty will in- aerioualj a dec toil La i nlgbl aboul niue Inebei ".' ? lamp mow wo* a.lue I to the dtaoomfoit of tbe city. ? TASKEE DOODLE" /.V KOVTR CAROLINA. Columbia, Jan. 31 [Special). Sonic uiuntlia ago a man In Iowa wrote lo tbe Beer tarj of Hi t ot South Carolina, Inquiring wbethei tbe tune of " Yankee Doodle" had been Interdicted In thia i-;atn al tue out? break of tba War. Ihe qqeatlon wai aaiwerod In ms negative. A teW ,! i> - ago another mat:, wi Ting from Boaton,Baked whether the "Interdict" had lo-e , rr moved. To this q lory, lie anya, AppUton't Entyelnpeilin gnawer! "ya," arni thal lh< Borton Olobt Mate* thal the interdict was repelled at the lime of nconatruetlon, along willi "obnoxious 'Tbe Hoeniary ol State Inclosed a copy of tbl* letter to all of th* gentlemen now ll vina wini w,re mem i ie i s of tin- Legislature al thal lime am' aabed for re] p. ie-. T leia varioui anawen we ie sent to Boaton to i?)', They are from aentlemen holding inn highest poaltloua lu tue -tat", and each la au emphatic den al lha anj * icb luterdiel w .s i-vei mentioned ii. the Legislature, or that the Governor ever bumed inch a proclamation. ^ A FATAL QVASREL AB0U1 .4 WOMAN. Houston, Tex., Jan., 31.?A shooting affray oeeuired here last Bight between "Jack" < rowley, a gambler or tins city, and ".la'-k" Hanlon, a Oat vea ton rambler. Crowley waa almoal instantly killed ami Han lon Wal seriously wounded, two bullet* entering bs lo ly. One of them penetrated lils left lung and the O'her lodge,'. In the groin. The tfaootlng 00*nrnd in the bouse or John Delaney. Both men bad been paying at t*UHOD to Mis- Delaney, lt appeal* that slie -ent ? roll? ie, to Ual veal on on Friday bearing a sealed mlailva for Hanlon. liol h men came here on the same ti alu yester? day, and Hanlon took a carriage tor the Delaney nu dence, while Crowley followed on foot. Crowley na tried tho boiisu a few moments arter Hanlon, ami wa* appanntly unknown lo the tatter, Miss Delaney wyi ?nc was in the rear part of the bouse whan the annuling oeeuired, and that she ia engaged to marry Hanlon. A COMPLICATED D1V0M0M SUIT. Chicago, Jan. 31 [BpetiaQ.?Mis. Mary Tyr* rell HUM a bill for separate malntenaooe Iii Hie Cucuit Court yeaterday agalnat ker husband, Patrick D. Tyr rell. Tko peculiar featunof ker eoee bi tkat In ii7i sim procured a dlvoroa from Tyrrell from tho Kew-York Supreme Couti, but lt was a dOOfOC simply or s, ]i.nation and not an absolute illvurcc. Ska alan got a decree for PUS a year alimony to rapport herself ami teven ebll uren. Tyrnll failed to pay tba alimony, Mn. Tyrrell says that he has been living with Kata Tvrred, the Widow Of bil son. When arresleil be exhibited a deere! of dinnie granted In Utah. He ls said to lu-or I br United Mates rei rel Service, eui ulng ? -alary or |i(,nOO a year. Mrs. Tyrnll wants tie alleged Ulah divorce eel aside and a decree given granting I.er alimony. .-*, TOM Mruin.lt ATA RORtE-MAOM Pv/trbsburo, Va., Jun. :;i [Special).?The County court af Northampton, N. c., has been engaged in the trial of Hobart llodrers for tho Stabbing and killing ef Thomas IVrbles. TN muriel w:is commuted about a year BCO Bl a horse-race ut Jackson, a station on the seaboard and Roanoke Kai.toad, and Originated laadlipate anon! Ike ipeed of a boree, Bodger* waa i om bled ot murder lu tho tir-t degree and santoneed lo be banged, but took an appeal to Ihe Supeme Court, which granted bim a mw trial. The jury found bim guilty of manslaughter, and Hird ma punishment al eleven years in the penitentiary, - ?-? SEEKING A UVMDMMMM Willi BLOODHOUNDS, Evansville, Ind., Jan. 31.?A dispatch to 1 hi Courin- from Itockpo) t, Ind., mys : " About (I p. m. ra Saturday Stepkea EBIa, a young farmer, Quarreled with one (haney, hailing from Southern Illinois, who bus bara visiting lu the neighborhood for the last few weeks. Citiiey drew bia revolver and shot Dills In Hie heart, killing him instantly. Cliney ned. The news of tho murder spread rn nully and by 7 o'clock seven hundred in .i and half a dozen bloodhound* Were scouring Hie country for C'aney. J,A LUE TltAVis OP wm:at LAUD FLOODED. Stockton, Cal., Jan, 31.?Tbs croea laves whloh aeparaleil the lower division of Itoberl'a Island frmu the middle division gave way yesterday, allowing tbe water to cover BD.000 acres ot land, of which 1 aVOOO acres were In wheat Hie levee which lurrouuds the Maud broke al the middle section aeveral day* uga Hooding the lund which uciuded l-.'Jdd oct ea lu gram. Thl* brought a heavy pressure of water against ibo cross lei e.-. si,Mt ot the lunn lated landis owned by the Ulaagow California Land Coup my, composed prin? cipally oj fenton oap! lallata. Tue entire loss li esil luatcdat SOOO.OOO, 81 lu: Ot DB, ABMWTXOSG'8 ACQUITTAL, DI.HAPPKAItANCi: Off TMg Pitt NCII'AI. W1TNT.SS A(1A!.N8I HIM. Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 31 (BpteinQ.?Tht trial of the Rev. Jam?s c.. AratittoBg, charged with Immoral revelry, has been postponed until to murrow. PrevlSUI Hi tho adjournment Mr. Armstrong read a carefully wri'ten statement concerning his trip to Ctol Innatl and bil alleged relations with the fascinating Lilly Slaw. He successfully stood a must rigid and exhaustive oross etamination by Prosecuting Attorney Charlton. tn lils statement ka gives Hie corni lcto history af Ma Uta and deel,iles Hi it he is not Wilkes Booth. He touches upon several i nandabi tf'at have turned up abend bim stone the t rial hagan. (ma rej art wai that wbUa in vir? ginia ho addreaaed a Bunday-aokeoi convention wbUa la toxicatod. This, Mr. Ar-mtrong says, la fal-wi. Two witnesses toatifled t ti ut tt was true hut he avers that their testimony I- absolutely filso. Ho also ?.tares thal While lu Cincinnati he diaiik leer with his dinner, but that ka WM not at all Intoxicated, Hedldvi-tt sci. ral hoUIOS uf ill tame Iii the course of bis slay there but waa not guilty of an> Immoral nrelry. He weui on a Qottly mission t'n lim endeavor to lave a lost soul. Tue sudden disappearance ot Manu, tue principal wit lie-s, ima co.nplcti-iy demoi -allied the prosecution Md Mr. armstrong's friends ara more eonain than ever of his acoulltal. As the trial now Blands only one ie putabiu wltaeaa bas aworn that Mr. Armstrong waaia Eoxloated while in Cincinnati. That witnes* was ono BU. foote, un intimal, fr.I of Reporter Mann. I poi erasa-examination Poota said un was not positive that Armstrong was drank, but be "believed Hie Doetot wasn't saber." (nie of Hie vestryman at tue akoroa saul: " I am snn the yardie) will be for acquittal, inls -lory of Armstrong's chucking Lilly Shaw umter the chin and telling her elie was pretty is pal'ashly made up for the mi aiton. The credibility of witnesses ls the main thing in a trial Ilka tuts, and tao court ta fully aatlafled thal Mr. A tutsi mint's version ol the udall ls tl lie. - Public srnllmeut In favor of Armstrong's aoqillltsl ta growing feat duce Manu na away and thors aro few lu Atlanta to night who toing tbe c'.iaige? will ne *ustalu?vl ? Ilium t.ll NBH TORI si Mr.. MILTING Off THB STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY. Albant, Jan. :tl tspednl ,?\n nnuaallj large Btteodsncs is expected at the eightieth annual meeting of the State Medical Se uti. lo be held la thal city on Tuesday, Wndnsaday and Tknraday. Dr. a. Van In ricer, the relirl lg pnaldoal ol the society, Srcretniy William Manbus Smith and tin- bnalBOM coiiinilitee bave issued a preliminary annoauooatenl of tho p ipers to be read, among which are ihe following: Dr. W. II. Ildley, of Albany. " lb iiioi rholdi In pngnoney "g Dr. M lurlee Perkins of Schenectady, " Belatioa of Um state Beard of Health to tocal boards"! Dr. Hermes Berm . Sj kibray, ** Treatment of aural polypi i y the Injection or earbolle acni" , Dr. Benjamin <'. henton, of Whitehall, " Notes of autopsy dl-ibming alisei.i | or llver"i Dr. William Hall**, tr., of Albany. "Be Mia. Identifli rn ii sad rlaaaitl allon <>f ..peen.". Dr. 1*. It. iii r rik "f 11 ni tnt il r, ?? i ne establishment of a laate Board of M in-ii Riaiitluori'; Dr. James p. Ho.nl, of \ .v. ?? Hemorru igi after n mot ii "f the cervia uteri, tor epithelloma, arith eslvsnle cautery wire"; Dr. ff. i < irtla,of Albany. " Rlna-aorina of fha train"; Dr. A H. II. i -T ?-, l. ni Ai, my, ? Dene tl I - ai Isl iib f ru latins mr pi.n nee ol pturmscj ". Dr. J. M. Bigelow, af Albany. "Hlution tbe irestinent nf diphtheria." Dr. Lawson Tait, ol Blrmlnanam, Ungland, will present a nap* i on " ?!? ihod if dla - ? Dr. Igm-w, of >. w York, will read a pan-r on " ll a ear. ttaaad npoa tba record of mon lhan'J.Hiai caaea." Proi Dla irom varlou* part* of Ibe stats will .-?; ip ou luton reta and parti lp*ti in tbe debate. Till RIGHI 9 OKI ni \ i y Hl'PRRVISORJ Pocgheeepsie, Jan. :il [Special). Abnnt a week ego a repn en tall ve nf tbe Attorncj G< h. ide opp i Bl a i o i ? lg* I; i; I, .ru foi an ordei illroet ? v, ?*ti beater County to ? i to extend .??? sy? te.,i ur Mi \ er min. Judge Barnard baa derided that tba au pei neon r I* wunlo the mea , moilun. I ar i ..se , l i t .o ' .rm :,.: 1. rm. ?? I HM ONI l: v- 1 FOI! . Iii ll titi d RH IT mimi.i,E. Ill fi ti.o, Jn i. 3] ? pi ut . Edmund fi of the ii,mn Undue Company, wbl h has been , t tba i traci tot bul dil g Ibe aew bridge ovr the ll.i'. em I: i??-r. Mid l< lay lhal bis rot j noni Into ins com; - boueal i kiri ax's i . bc to ike | tbe i up my. li ? .i '. BS toys, forfl r\ dal ettei .un ?? I, 1---. t r Hu tindee remalli! unHutabed, Mr. Haye* Hi ? -.. ? ? | bulli lor I he e.ni traci pin i - t * ...mt, ly ? Lilli.I I \\ i II viii - AND BUN DO( - Rakatoua, Jun. 31 [S/iecial).- While the -nu \i a* ?;.;:. ug lu a cloud peat, tour , . . - ? edned ralubowa in tko form ol ii ? I lie co - out in bold r< lief, nol willi daiulll ?? the brtliloue} of tho auu, Tbi < itt lei .in?rit eat n ol ?er. ? Al III.Li ICU Al < ORXI I I. [thai i, Jun. 'Al Sptciah. A meeting ni the atblel le cou ol ( rersity fa ii dei - led le pun base .. ni ? .',, ir- ai il i ,i i il il |*uaaiblo to arnnae for s winter nib en,- contesi In field spurt*. li i- Intended :,. i ,\r tn, boathouse reoalredasd ?in I l" p ll I be ll IV . In aa l.I io: llltlOU as pm, tildi A nun i" i ot -iio.inns arr *ir< edy m training tm tins ye.n'r, ci' ?. RAILROAD IS ll .'.?/.>/>. '-?* " VANDERBILT'S C.1INTRAC1 FUR KN'fiLISIl It \ I I.s. Phil idhi phi \, Jun. SI. I he steel r iii m i'?- i- or thia MT" have row ni y gained i pl* eel In tl on that hst given them no mall amounl of an? noyance Thia la thal ii li death, William ii \ a idi ib. : oi i ioI i In Eng? land. A* the duty i ton they moat hiv* been obtained below ?-" per ton. Toe knowledge of Ibu order havmx been given baa oaessd several bob pan esto . , , 1 .is the J are go.nl customers the molli'' i which Incited Mr. Vanderbilt t,. gue tbs order arr to bc Inquired late ? I I I liT OF rilE RISE IN FREIOm RA I BS. I'm 11. m> 1.1 rm \. Jin. :il. I in- Si ni i lieru made Irons an ne longer tee formidable rompeuton to the in, ie in ?de arm li-* that they wen a trw monti.? iga nor an tbe Ohio ma le Irons and those from de smith weat a- pleutlful lo the market! el Penaaylraala aetkej were. The reason for thia ll that tho rates of freight have been raised on Southern road* to au extent tu at keeps the Southern product ia i's salural market, ami I ne ii imk line- line io Lu adi m\i-^ 1 I ab s tb ii Um Ohio Iront ami tiio-e fioiu in- -o i tb weal aie aol' urning into competition witbtboseol Pennsylvania, ? A RC ll RI SB OP H////IU.S lu BR CARDINAL. Baltimore, Jan. Bl [Speein ). A prominent Catholic clergyman, etoo* to Archbishop Gibbons, to? day eoufirms tho report that AI ibbMiop Williams, of Bootoo, will sucereii Cord lani MoCtoekoy la tko eardl> Balala, should two American Cordlaala be created Archbiahop Glbbone will lie one of then. Archbishop Dib.a, of course, declined to say anything ou Ibo subject. ? ? DISOBDMRL} UMINKMM ls ST. LOVJS. St. I, ii is. Mo.. Jan. 31.?A crowd of Chinese made deuioustiatioii on the lodging of Jaie- C. I. ip ii.ie botwooa Pond lOo'etoeh last sight ead Ihraalsasil to do bim violence, A squad Of pellet, soon arrived mi Ikeaaoao dispersed tko orowd and now bara Baptiste nader their protection, baptiste h is nena entire la tba prosecution of Ibo I bl ne se wno aro now on trial fo r lb" murder of " Lew " Jolnison. OPPOSED I" < /."\/.\ <? A I-AUK. Philadelphia, Jan. '.il [Special).?A maas? meeting of GonBM elf/.nus will be held this Week tu remoBStrote ag dasi the eoatemplatad bolton of tho suthnrlllea to ulose Hcbeutseu Pork, wkleh bas lona been ? favorite resort. A mil lu SUUlly has boru tiled against Hie place on i h-i gi o.ui ls dat tim SrIBg or guua and t ho Bolas of several bras* bauds lias m.idu the park a nui? sance. ? ? lil-Ul,1.A 1.11. SIX /.IN V. Lynn, If ass., Jan. 31 (Special). ? Murula rn in? tered me grocery store af Charles ff. Bdeoa i co., Union st., early this aiorning, hluvv open a tafe and BB. cured gfJOO. ihe tobi a ono of a serle*, targian also entered the dwelling house of Amos P. Tapley, North C'ommon-st., and Stole valuable jewelry. -? CAPTAIN ASH M.Ul. l-.uill I.DST. Lewes, Dei., Jan. 31.?Th* bri"; Robert Moore, thirty-nine day* from Demerai a, baa arrived lore. Wh*n nineteen days out and lu a gale, Captain (ieorge Btafland Lust Mste iuiiii Lanna, both af Raw-York, wrre swept overboard by a heavy lea. Second Malo band enos bronchi tue reaael io Ihe nrrak water. ? - A KMWMTBAMMM ton TEM BUDMOM lt I vt: lt. Philadelphia, Jan. Al [8p*otalu~-Thm tfeafta d Levy (shipbuilding company will to-mnrri w lay Hie lae! foran iron putai -tiger sUumer to run aa the Hudson Hue:. Negotiations are now pendine with tbe taine timi lo bulbi a powerful tug for service ou Lake Champlain. -? - A NORMAL class is DMiJON. Philadelphia, .lau. :n (Special).?The Board of Ldiicaiinu will on Faburary ill, Inaugurate a class for lh? tiiMiuetiou of teacher* Hi de*igulu? and modelling, im- eapartmspL ir suu<-e*tfu). will be of Ibu luilic n uup irlance lo Ibt pubic MlboolS SAVKD BY SUKGICAL SKILL. KHSECTIOX SUCCESSFULLY PERFORMED. 'I UK PAT1VXT (HT <'F THE HOSPITAL IN TH BES WEBBS, AMI MUNG to HIS lil'SINKHS. Since (lu- fatnooa hiir^iiiil upi ration per? formed by Dr. Bull at the ('bambers Siroet Hospital, wileri-be sewed up seven gaping wollum lu the Inies tim s of a patient, which were made by a pistol shot, and save,l tin.-Injured man'* life, us was recorded lu Till'. 'I miii's'K abo it a year ago, there has been no case of ?ueh general Interest to tho BMdleal profession as the oper nhill abie! was rei emly performed at St. I'liuent's Hospital. Tad case is not only of Interest boca nae af its boldness and the exceeding delicacy with which lt waa carried through, but also because surgery. In tbi* inst.mee, triumphed over nature lu a remarkable niun ner, and fur tue first time In America scored a tuccess in an OperattOO of tho loud performed. The patient, was Jaka .fames, a colored mau, lifty-seveu yeai-old, of Bo. 199 South Firth ave. Late on Hie night of December ?_'<> last James went to his bumble home niter a hard day'* work. Upon entering his apar'n.. nt he found a tail, stalwart B0XT0 named Thomas I* conversation with his wife, lin called upon Thoma* for an expl.niatloa of hi* presence. Thu answer that be received wu-ii powerful blow on the bead from Thomas. Then tue two men grappled, while Hie wo.nun screamed for help. They fell to the Hoof and roiled over and over. rbeutaaat last gol Janes underneath and with ono hand upon bis tb oat, he seised a knife with tim other, sana U lu Cbs bill in bis victims ubdoiiien and theo Sleeked downward with all lils strength. James stopped struggling rmi Thoma*, thinking he had killed him, lied. The noise nf the conflict attracted tho attention of a pollen nlH. it, who, when he saw what had been done, cabed un ainnuiaiice and the man. who looked us if he were dy I n <, was romoved to St. V,n cern'* Braal lal. it waa thoa a little after midui.hl. Dr. Kelly, the bona! surge0*, wat called from Ills bed to look at the ease, uni IBaMBgBt from tho Hist view that tue wounded niall could last only a little while. There wag a ravage oat ta the skdemranl wail winch penetrated clear through lt, uud u section of Ike Int-sillies kUBgOBI of tbe wound aud tho mau was virtually dl-embowelled. There was a duugeroils Inter? im, and cit, nial BOBaorrktgt. Tko fud extent ot tbe iii orv rn ml nd be determined by a auperlielal examina? tion, but euounh co,tal no seen tn stiow that the sharp SkoOOSaker'l knife with which the nutting was done lind peaatrated through tko toteatlas ami opened, a gnp in tl about three lucila* lOBg, which tv.use 1 lt lo coi ipso. If the man WM left BlOBC it m-aut certain death, liuui the arnoaer la wkteh the latoetlnee bad I.i lacerated it was utterly Impossible to minuit wita sutures so aa to aTori ici'-r, as has been done leverul time* auoee* fully ame" H.'. Hun's operation. Thore was only one chance brr, u decperatc one, Indeed, and that waa to pm form the operation of reaeotlon, which bad for Ita recotntnumlution au unbroken Hun of deaths Hr. Kelly determined to take this chance of saving ibe luau's life. 1 ne painui had everything in hu favor naturally. Ill* bodyakewed strength .iud viator and Ike muselaa wan lanae and bard. Ont his age maa agSinat linn. Dr. Ib-unia, tbe couaulllnir aurgeon of the llo.pit i . wa- rent for, and aller ba i.ili-lil.i looked over tba wot ii t,i Ur dour, lie came la ihe -ame oonoluaioa aa the li >n*e surgeon, i hat tl | I nat BOUld be done Waa to perform tin i lon ot resection. About il ??'? e. li in the moniiug theoperating ro un wat Ut np .i- br,i?nt.> a. p.,.-i,;e. the necessary aaaiatant* and Bin sea wi-m i die i from ibelr oed., end In lea- tuan IO* boura iltrr tin. patient BBS admitted I ? tbe bo-, lt.il, a prolong* ,1 sigh and s convulsive upheaval of tbi abdo ii,cn i it the patient was under the Influence ot aa tiu.ei ii... in -tn i I ocr Ins body With lil* knife, ready lo glv* IQe colored min bis only eimile t :?-. Willa ' toady etmaiu of the rapof af mil, e.. . nf uierciiry waa directed from .m Irrlsaior ui?on the wound In the abdomen, tbe turg< the lucieton, which wa* about iwu ineiie- ?,, in,, .eft ol ibe ai-'di rn line, u nil be li ul in i ira- ? bree lui lu t. 1 hi g iv* bim plenty nf i.n lo work In, Ai Ibe bod) nil u I,, ei, ? ?.- tin- wound little bein inri'*.' re u ri i I auaion ot the a mnd. in tbe in.l'ii - .- , :arge anio.int of blood ?. ? toe in i*cli ? I ca Icu 1 ll,'HU . Ol .. ,111.1 hatl lu tap >?? I Kl I ia ll ' moved. I i e.i Hu- iboln v..i-di ..' ii llowl) and ii ..I . lim . ; Iii r ad hom le it ned A i at, iliowed m.ii lhere were two Iiuiie \ - ?d Intestine hid been thoro .ably . .T? 11 irl le of m. rem i. eu .?- ii -taut i ?? ? urge ,i I bee ? el.makiag , ran smooth cut s ul thc in uud lin- peratlou waa rouen lew al tba otb r and ol the wo,in i iii i i pieii- of tuteaUne about dve luebea tong ans i- it cb ai Of tbe bo<t] and thrown into a disk red tba moot delicate feature of the opera linn, rho enos of Iks bowel wen brooch! together ami '.ni' ? i.med to evenly aa te make * perfect Ut, Hems in a i ie ipsed state, ll WMdithi lit to handle them at all But Um * uer.- Dually aol together lier fee I ly aud bead ni. . a suture of tine catgut, with great akill u i lellcacy the twoi bel <?: ? Kobe*, v., irrwliged aud Intel iced that ll would ba wall nigh impoeail omi.panted, and to keep ail Irritating fluid* oul of tbe abdominal cavity, i nit p in or the luleatine io lng J ,lur.| i- itro igly, If aol to. i bau ma na tu al it ate, a tearch wai made tor rmi er n.: ii.e.. rhaeutire Intestines wen tis n oul .li and examined, Aller they were Wrapped iipin antiseptic revering) tbej wen lab! atone aide a.ii ibe exploration wis eoolluuet I is Hon .ii h w.is i ,i r i ;y | inc o\ ? r, and lue liver, kid ney t .,;, i otbri organs wete taken np in min, smi tutmiltted ta rigid tcrutlu). hut no other In ny could be found, lie-un ? Wi re p il li lek Into Hie b sly and a lu-l ! lok waa tak.'tl Bl the -I..-.,,,', work, r.e pallon) at this point began to thoa -.^u- of the anal ?book incident tu tbe operstlou ai d mimili nil* weir freely riven hyp i lermlonlly In tbe tlliHllde , wno ,u oeroaloaal injection if morphine Kverytutus benia arranged in tbe bu i> properly, i be in eulun lu ti.e an iou., ii .i i- o " rd, the pi ritoueum being Brat united with catgui sutures and ibe thick wail aub bear) muire* or sliver win. lodofonu baring b sn sprinkled upon lim wound, beev] antiseptic dreaalugt i tn ? ab louted ind the patient was ta len to m. .mt. I of three or four days be bang bstwe n life and death. Ile wee carefully watched all lb* time ami kept ina semi i o i.aloa* -t i'e. 1 .it'll lie br/eu lo rallv and In a urea irom tue tl di ol lb i opera lo i. when tbe ben lase wee gr?t removed, tbe wound was lound to he healing naturally, lils strength waa kept np b) itlmuiaut* and I i| lld food. In ino W-ek- ill d.niger Waa e. ,11 ?t,l.' red to be over, and the woiiBd had eullrely healed. In throe Week* b" WM told io gn h .? to Ins fain ly, a vye 11 man. mid io- irn.-a about iiis boalaeee now tungrocery atote without un> Inconvenience, .1 TOOTH >i lionise IS TO His \OSB. bli: sim, PO HAVg II RKMOVBD?HI UIlNhS ll OIVK! HIM A COXMBROIAL vu.i'i:. A yoting iiiin, wini sun! tliitt na iras a book binder, went lo Bellevue Hospital an Saturday and want, d to hive something dour for his throat, whbdi had been giving bim so minn trouble thal bo neild not work. Hr. <,riitiii made aa examination of in- throat, but eeuld not Hud any thlag tbe natter there, ant waa about to tell the young mau that Un was carrying a disease, around la bil mind, when his ero fellupoB something In tim roof of tim mouth. A oloser inspection showed ll to ne a bone, and by following its course along the upper ) nt lt WM found to tit lu a BOCkol Bl the base aud was evidently au extra tooth. The young man had a full set nf teeth ami aa this extra one could be of little service lu tim mouth, lt bad gOBC nu exploring tour an 1 lim .itUer end w.is lunn I projecting lalo the left noatrll. It n id a Hoe thai p point and by distending the nostril lt could be plainly seen. The pal lent told lhal lt had boon there si long that he couldn't remember wheo it caine, lt bad never given hlin any trouble and be did not believe that lhere was sm i hui,; th* matter with lt, ll wat found, however, to be pies tic lu such a way upon tim llnniln as to em e Irritation and Inflammation, ami ho was advised tc have ii laid u out, at i tm re was a possibility that it luigiu re? sult in cancer Bal ihe patient refused to have it ra moved, though lt OOUM US readily donn Without dis? til.',nmg li - lace, and Wi Bl away from the hospital wPh the idea that a maa with a toots la his nose ought to bring a good price lu a museum. Uf.l'il);Is<, lilt: DISABLED NOOBDLAND. Thc Red st;n itftaniTtf Noordland, irbleh w;i? In collision on Saturday with the Servta. of Ike Cunard Line, lay ut the couipanj'i wharf, at Yorli-st., Jersey Oily, yesterday*) and a large Banner of sight seen crowded down to tim pier to see bar, bat wan disap? pointed, only tkece having friends ou the steamer or business on the wharf were allowed Inside the gate* Tim Hara of BM steamer resembled a ben biro from the swarm of workmen who wi rc engaged In repairing tie damage. The crustied and iwlated steel j.Lites were ho? ing removed slowly, The passengers who decided to await lu* Bulling of the ve--el lounged about on deck or stood on the pter watching tim operations of Ike busy workmen, the damage is fully at great us was at tlrst reported mid tho repairs will not be completed tn much lens than ina days. No inforinatlou could be obtained as to whether or not tim e.,mp.mi Intends inhold the Serviu responsible for thu collision. Tho Bar via wt-ut to tea at 8:30 a. m., ber Injuries har lag benn repaired. She took out the Australian mall* for Beglaud winch wen to be dispatched un tho Alaska to BierroW. The mulls arrived here late Saturday, and as tbe tailing of the St-rvla was delayed by His collision lt wa* decided to send tho inalla ou her. Hy this arrange mein tba malls Will i-eaob iiigland over forty eight boon earlier tbau they would If seat by the Alutku. srxitA rOBMMBTANOB IX OINCINNATL Cincinnati, .Ian. 31, 1? was reported that all Ibo theatre* wonld be cloted to-day, but tbe paper* to day announced that performances at Hench'* ivvo the? atre* would be given both lu ibe afternoon and to night. Thoiarformanre* were not Interrupted. In explanation of a breach of sn agreement msde last week, Ileuck's manager said thai tho promise to cloie wm glvou upon the pledge of tbe Lsw and Order League that concert halls should also be closed. Tuey were all open to-day and to-night. Tbe league ?n the other hand claim that lt dbl not agree to close the coucert halli in one week, mid that lt la using due diligence In that direction by making arrests. It is probsble that more arrests ?111 he tu ide to-morrow. All tue theatres except llcuck's were iloeed to-duy. IBEEUBOLABJBBALONG TUE HUDSON. P18BBB AND KING TABBH TO Ill'HSON ? THEIR RBCORM AT NEWnmo. Sherill'Yan Boran, of DuMu'ss County, yes? terday took thn two burglars, Hannon ami Jackson, whose right names ure William Fisher mid Perry F.. Klug, arrested in this city on Thursday by Detective Plica, to Fishkill Tho iheritf was ai companied by Arthur Wade, whose house tbe young rasealt robbed on Monday night last. Tho property recovered by De? lcine Filcn was Idehtnlod by Mr. Wade. Thstwoglrls, Flora Daly and Lila Towue, who were arrested near Scarborough OB Thursday night, were also taken buck as accessories. Although one of them, lilla Towue, is young in years, only sixteen, she lt old lu crime, and there ls uo doubt, that all of them will be tent to Bataan. A dispatch from Newbnrg says: "King has boon a thief for ten years. When only a lad lin was snot to the House of Refuge. In leiS2 bo weui to tho penitentiary with an accomplice for horse stealing. He has nerved two other terms then for stealing, and has been lu the county jail several tlinei. lin wa* caught otne in the ad of rubbing a farmer. Fisher ls tin- son of har l W OT Bing ami respectable parents. Ho bus never before been lu trouble Klug and " Have " Lnckard went away from lorn two weeks ago. Lnckard is wanted here now foi burglary, aud when King and tho vvoineu came linck a wac! ago he did not return. Tue police here think '.ii' ou this first inp Kin.- ami Lnckard may have bad a hand lu the Tarrytown burglaries. TAI.KIM', of A GREAT 8TRIEE. rKVNSyi.VAMA EMPLOYS! OPPOSE THU BRUffff rUMD?rOKTTTIIUVSASO MRU I.NVoi.vr.i-. The new Uianranoe scnaiM which tba Penn? sylvania Ballroad Company has adopted for the osten? sible bOBoBt of its employes has excited almost uiii\iiK.il ant. iguulsiu among Hie men. They reluse to bc convltiiod that lt ls for their benefit and declare that, on the contrary, lt ls a covert attack upon them willi the ulterior purpose ol breaking up their protective orgaoixatioua, mora especially the Brother hoods of Locomotive Fugtuecrs amt Loco? motive Firemen. Throe meetings of employe* were held lu Jeraey City yesterday, one nf locomotive engineer* in their bull over tko Baa Hire Hank, at liymoutb uno Washington its.; one of locomo? tive bremen at tulon Hall. Fourth uud drove Hts., and the third or brakemen in Koo he's Hall, at i,love aud Morgan st*. The meetings wi re called for the purpose of discussing the new scheme and Wire held lu secret, but it waa ascertained that each meeting was unanimous lu opposition to tho plan and that lt was vigorously denounced. I' wus ulan tacitly agreed that if the company Insist* upon tbsir employes becoming members of Hw Belief ffsaxd s geueral strike vin be Ike result whick will bo participated la by the eorap.viy'a 40,000 employes be? tween .Urs,y City and Pillsbury. The men a. ivan, ie revet i obJeOtlOM In thn nr-t place they claim that the compulsory ooutrlbutloBS lo the Belief Fund will ba a pruCUcal reduction of their wages, siuce, if a ii. ni is dla* eanrged er resigns from tao employ of the company ho forfeiti all bc has pud luto tho fund. Then, agul i, employes, when they become member-, are required M sign a contract that they will acc< pt the amount of the iiiMirai.ee In lieu of any d.im? ages iv hi, ii tue, miaul malata from Bocldeata amt luai neither they nor their bmerUiarles wilt sue tho com pray. Tim plan of tim Belief Fund wat promulgated from the ooiupao] '- bea inuurter* la Pblladelpbi ? on January 16, after lt Dad lieen approved ny tue I; iud ot Dtroctoi t. lo Ihe i x,,, a. lalory cir, ii ar it wis tinted tnat tho com? pany niobe tue tiu-f., or the fund and re-pon- b ?? tberefur. ll will pay any dettclendet tun! ma> troin -he fund not being ubie to meet tho di.lt upon it; manage the depsrtmeni; pay the OBOCatlUa exp.'.it,'S, ,i',d pruville lbs MTVI0OS of olde.-is end agent* without charge upon the fund. Fiery em* plo', i ol the co li Hauy is r.-i i a if. d lo become S non - d t ',.? i imp i ? ? Mel divided into live classes eo.npri.iiig tho* - B month, S35 an i bo! fltOTe than ftJO a nm in, S0U md I. o', mon than #S0 a nun in ISO h.ni nol more thsu flOU S manta ; and ino n reorii lug mer |l(g>, [be hlgbesl smouul ul ms ir mee is ' md to ucioiig to Hutt claH a tu.iu m isl give monthly out of blt taler) <d glUO. Tbe smouul ot aiiiina; premium wou-d bo ri> ablon tbs umu eoa suiei * high rate fm ?*g,500 policy, mindi blotter th ni ina' .,' rowu nit nu.-iii.ns lusun them. Pm a there s e irk benettts A nTtb-eloM man who be oem tdis* i li ed to receive .*'_'."ai a day, eui liing ,--uiolaia and lor liol louder th iii li.'.y-lwo weeks. luothel ubjecllon is tnat a ii: tu wno g.-ts glOO ,i mouth 1- I' i.ii'd IO pay .; 1st as much as "U" wno gets ri"1* a month. The em? ployes think it nu ulvantage that they wm be allowed Hives in the Board of Management for tbe reason tl n ibi ir representatives would still be employe* ?nd. tbi mid scarcely dare to oppo*e the will of the dlreoior-of ibo company. 1 .ir meu aeeiu to be ai? nu : uua i I opposed io tim sobrme, aud threaten ihe a gi ei.i strike w ll be I lereault of Itt on fore, meut, but there ls ampie time to discuss tbe subject In all ns ::i lieux mouths whlcb Will o.apso before Hie left. LABOll ( \lo\ Ml \IBERS A / ODDS. I'MilllM. A CIOAItMAKI.Ite OROANIZATIOX?SK i rei ( oMPnoam n or. sci kcrd. Tin' Central Labor I'liinii held r itortuy tneeUug y eater lay afternoon at No. iii blghth-st, The first firebrand waa thrown Into tua meeting by a deto gate from nm Excelsior Labor Club ottering a set of resolutions which stat-d that the committee appointed 10 Investigate Ihe work on tbe new iqueduel caused their repon tobe printed la rariona daily newapuneri on January 28 without tbe sanetlon or the control Labor Uuioa. it vi as also alleged that tho state* moots In tin- report wen aol rn accord auen With the lacs lu the case, but mre merely a device on the part of the committee to whitewash tiark ? O'Brien and other ttrms id contractors, and to relieve them from the responsibil? ity attaching to their neglect ia falling to place proper s.ire guards around their work, thoron) SBCrittC Bg the lives of thirty-eight workmen. Attention waa called to the much roon <i ingeroui work nt Heil cate whbb was ni: le,'( mi cn,un ht cnni rel and In which not a life waa lost Tba Ceatral Labor UbIob waa asked la npudiata Ibe report of tho cooininee and condemn tho contract 11 item in public work-. The latroductioo of this report ,i iced almost a riot. A do/en men wein on their fen at . and en ii gea and counter chat 'gel o' fr ind, corrup? tion and bribery Wen hurled buck and forth. The malter was settled bl Ibe adoption of the resolution! and ibeexpulaiou ol P.J. Uellagher, one of ibememban of the committee, on Ibe around that be was not a BtOmbi r ol the organization tb.it he protended lo leprcseut. I lin union U.id hardly Quieted down b fore fresh trouble ?n created by the secretory reading a letter from the join: strike Committee of th" ( Isarmaker*' In? ternational liuans of New York Cit]. complaining of the action of tbe Central Labor Union committee in trying* clandestinely to nettle witu tim manufactur? er! Without the authority of the Milkers. The le tel gives Ibo I'caolutloti* adopted b> the Str,ko c.lillee, the substance of which wax punted lu Tnt: 1 nut si on -ai u id ay, Md closes by saying; "In the histor) or clgarinakers'stilke.i ihe prospects for a victorious termination have never been so bright as i hov are In the present one. There is not one Mab In tue tineen factories Of the association. li.luhli taetunn an unable to All orders, since ike pooken have made eouunoii cause with the clgatinakcrt, tm manufacturers canuoi oren make uso of tba itocb the) hove on hand, ll IS not v et tu o weeks tl OOO the lock? out ..un declared, and there is very little or no tottering among tue cit'.iiinukiia as yet. Hie needy are being provided for. There ta ho excuse for mulei handed com pi um. ea 1 " a member or tue Progressive Cigarmskers* Union nos lU thc chan , and despite tbe protests of I in fl lends of the Internationals nfused to ri.guile anybody who was not on tllsslde of tho ipinstlou. (igariu ikor*' liner uatloual Union No. Lt bas boon affiliated with the Con? ti al L ibot Union far some time, bul amo'ton waa made to exclude lt on account of Mme alleged i illation of tue constitution. The motton wa* pat ami uiiitdst groat excitement ? winch threatened st limes to result lu personal violence) weedeclared carried. The delegates left the room and s Bomber of ttieir support? ers willi llietn and then a motlou lo lav tim letter on the table wat made aud declared carried, nie committee appointed to co .operate with tue Progressive I ii ion re? ported that the cigar manufacturers nra ottered a com promise which bad been submitted t<>uii the shops nub r Hm jurisdiction of thu l'rugrosilvo Linoa and boen unaulmousli dncliued. Tho Committee on Constitution reported a scheme of reorganization. ll lias been found that the Central Uimr linou has beco.ne too unwlnldly to properly transact Hs hus nets, and the new scheme provldee that any four or mon unless ta tbe .niue branch of business shall form a trade section, lhere will be a miscellaneous SOOtlOB for unalllliated Hades. Beeb section shall attend to its own trade ar? ians, and shall elect delegates to th- Ccu I roi Labor lii lon, which will only toke cognizance of matters of Keu erul Interest. Josiah l>)er, the S'-erelary of the National druidic Cutters* Union, stated that a Mr. Battersby, of Westerly, lt. L. hail established au alleged co opentlre quarry in opposition to a le? gitimate co-npi rative enterprise. Hr. ttettenby employs only non-union men and tho graultc cutters want him boycotted. The matter was referred to the building, trades' council for action. The Louise United Labor (Tub applied for admission and Hm organization com? mittee wa- Instructed to investigate it. A meeting of the barber* was hoi.I at No. 141 Figbth II,, last night. The orssBlialtOB ls gi owing rapidly and thu i) -even new members signed ibe roll. BMW INBTBVOTOBA IS BORTON VNTTBBMITT. BOSTOV, .Ian. 31?At tibs las! alfi fiting ol" Hie trustees of Heston I'nlvortlty, Carlo Veuezlaul was ap? pointed Instructor In Itslbiu ?nd 8piiuis'u In tbe College of Liberal Aria. Lindsay Swift a ami if Aieiicial John Lindsay Swift, and a graduate of Hun ard College, was appointed instructor lu Augio-Saxou. DEATH OF MRS. HAYAKD. UNCONSCIOUS FOR THIRIY-SIX HOURS. rA^SINO AWAY PEACEFULLY?roi.I.OWING QLTCXLt A KT I-lt HUH HAt'OIITRB. 'BV m.KHRUMITOTIIK TUIBUMB.] WUss1*raVO*t| Jan. Ul.?Mm. Thomas Fran? cis Bayard,wife of the fteeretary of Ktate, died thia morn? ing al half past H o'clock. Her death aaa uol unexpecfc* ?d. Since Thursday morning ber family liss had little hope of her recovery. Tbe shock caused by tbe sudden death of her daughter two weeks ago wa* a ulow from which she never raided, although she tuiprised bel husband and children by tho strength she seemed to gather after tho first effect. After ...o funeral of her daughter, Mrs. Havan) went about tho houae for a day or two, attending to little household duties as had been her way before, but lt was beyond the strength ot a woman broken In health for many years, and a week ugo sha was again prostrated. Her physic!.m. Dr. Gard? ner, was hopeful until Thursday morning, when con? gestion of the bram rendered her condition hopeless. Mr. llayard, who ofter returning fruin bl* daughter's funeral, bud goue. to the State Department everyday for a little while, was sunni,unod from a Cabinet meeting bj a note from one of hisdaugbtert saying tbst ber mother's Illness alarmed them, and begging him to come home at once, lie said immediately, " I have no thither hope." fflom that time .Mrs. Bayard grew worse, sowly stubing. For thirty-six hours before bat death -he waa union scious. tshe. passed away as poac fully a* lt in sleep. Mri. Kayard's last appearance lu public was at the Wliitn House at thu duiner given to the Cabinet. She, seemed unusually well, and tonie of the company con? gratulated her on brr good health .mi spirits, (she re? plied : ?? oh, yes, I feel unite well this winter. I am to much strohger.sliice my illness last summer and I enjoy everything ram, It seems to do mo good to go out." On New-Year's day ?he assisted at tho President's re? ception at tho White House, aud ou the ttalBlday week in fore Hie death of ber daughter Mrs. H.iy..rd assisted Mi -s Cleveland, taging the llrst place lu the lilue l'.ouui, Just back of the Hm, and the position of honor, accord? ing to Miss Cleveland's new disposition of assistant*. Mrs. Hivard was Mist Lu m.i Lee, daughter of tho junior member of tho old Itatlimoro banking linn, Johnson ii Lee. .-no. was tue, mother of ten children, of win.in jiine are living. Long continued 111 heiltb gave ber the appearance of being older, but she was about lif'y one years of age. tslio was a Lill, slender woman, with li.rge dark eyes, of gentle dignified bearing. Hue social i|uuluiei. intelligent, cultured ami wnilling, tad larnaad i-< her domestic re lollara Although lil hcuii'u bad lor year- lessened ber activity, siie was a ratable bgure lu ff/aafctagtaa tociety. To a friend who mei her shopping, about a mouth bo fore ber daughter's death, she laid: "You see how well I'm getting this winter. I have been so much of au invalid, but my husband and children, I fear, havu been too cnn fm ot me and made me more helpless tbau I ought to be." An int ma e frlou I of the 'amby mentioned this inci? dent a few days a^o tn connection with Mis* Havarti'*. deatk The young lady had grown tirp.itieiit w:th the family pbyclclaa In Wilmington, tvim baal attended her mottler tor several yean, ai ibo spparontlr dettTed no bcuetlt fiom tbe trcattu nt. She a ivis d a change, but tho proposition wa-> received with favor by neither ber father nor ber mot..er. Mis, Hay ird Irintata*], bow ev-r. and ev,ntually carried ker point. As her father would not dlsmtM IBO phi-lc au. -ie dCOfdod to do so herself. U/heo the doctor called, ?he (juicily iufonuod bim tnnt be could Bot see her mother, tic ptwtoetos) that be would see ner father annul lt and appeal from her ror redres*. He was not successful in reiti-tattnir himself, however. Prom thal Mme Mrs. Bayanfi health laamaa ta improve, aud thc gain, tfconsk slight, ap? peared to continue throuxb Ibe last year af her lifo. The arrangements tor tho funeral af Mrs. Bayard *ill lie alawa! exactly like those ti.at were m.ole two weeks ami when her daughter whs billilli. The hedy will bo taken fiom thia city io marrow at 4. p. m. to Wllauaglaa mil the funeral will take place on Tuesday Bl - p. .11. la the old swedes Cbureh. Mr. Bayard ats si ct thal tu-rc -had be nothing (tibial lu Hie ceremonies. Ins iv:sh being mat tbe funeral shall be private. Neither tin-president nor Mtoa CtoVBtaas] will .tt. id. iou some member* of tho Cabinet will go quietly to wilmington to be pre eena Miss Cleveland oed Mis. Maiming called at Mr. B vaid's hones tooday, but saw none of the family. Colonel Lam un earned toe Pmsid Bi's letter of condolence to Mr. B 'yard, mid tba latter sent back a acta in nply, ta which ha expressed bia wIibm ta regard to tko funeral srraugementa, The W:uie House and tba I ones ol the Cab nt otttoon will remain closed during tba week. Die dinner which was to be given to he -uureino Chu: .1 id fee 00 linn s lay il given up, nnd tue Invitation! foi a rrci ptmu atBecntori uiiitne)'? ou Thurs lay are recalled, aiau those fora Cabinet dianar by Secntary Endicott >b Friday. Tua President bad ando aa engagement Cd-the theatre on M ? .1.1) evening, which, ol co 11 ie, ? lias glvea ap, E0RM13S Al v.HUS. TO PREVEBT WAB IN THE BALKA38, Brlobade, Jan. SI.?In the latent colleetivw note the Powers oxreed io proton! any warlike slape to ti. ? Balk in-, or territorial mo : - ? A li A< Kl.Il BV MOONI I*, ll lilli-. JiiAi ki , Jan. ul.?A party of raoonligjjitetu bul night attacked a prOQOS* lirTor. 0B0 BBQ, Bgl amy, nnd cut ott* aaa af Bia cari aud a portion of ona cheek. ? BABTIVOTOM BOT TO .HUN TUM CAHINKl. Lokoov, Jan. SI.?The Preai hMuttiBtiOM on auth, my that Lord Hartington Will not Join tue new Cabinet. -? ? Cd ABLES I'll LEH8EP8 AT COLO*. Panama, Jan. SI, via Ualreeton.?M. Charleg da ! aseeps and tu* Pnncb I omintsaion rn m > d at Colon lani rvc.i.U-,'. Hil. filth RE< OED. M.L.HT DAMAOE ki A CHUBCtl K defective due caused ? Ure in the Camel Park Mellion-,! Episcopal ('borck,m (tarroU-ec, neat tloyt-ss,, Brooklyn, yosrerdny aftoruo ia l; ? ia sxUa> giushcd be tore mucbdaiuage nos dona lue lana wag ?soon. Toe chunk wo* Insured for gi'.2.000. lil'KNLD IB Hl> HOUUB, Chicago, Jan. 31>?A diapateh ta Tin ihiiiy Sews, from Aloud.ile. li!., lays! Ibo bouse of Valentine Kysof waa barned la-t Bight and la tho rains tba body of Ki-it waa tonud barned to a Crisp. H is In !iev cd thal hu bul ding nus set on Hr.- in conceal a murder .-4, FLAMBS AMONG QOVKBKUENT UlcoiiHS. Wajhibotob, Jan, 31 [Special).?The aeeea sity af a llreproof building forth'- storage of ihe Hoy erooaenl records waa lllnatratod aaeu to?Blgkl wueu a fln bfokO OBI IB Ike bBlldlBg OB K-st.. near lilthst., oc euptod by part ortho snrxeou-OjBeral's ferae. Tba building is of brick, turee st'irtet lu height, rent-it by tho Uoverniuent,ara wasoever Inteuded for the uaa ti iv inch it was put. lu ii wete Hon 1 tba hospital recur,ti ? d t ia war. which are constantly referred to in Ike a Ju? di, .r in ol pens ou claims and ehoae leatrttei. wooed Involve au mvp mill* los- to the (,ovo. iiuient. I ne tire in ..al uas conlimdto the basement and did little damage to Ike paper- flied i' ere. LoeerjB in ? abw?>i a place*, Columbia, 8. c.. Jan. 31 [Spettatl.-Tum Palmetto sawmill! of GoorgelOWB, S. c., weie burned to day. B. l. Praxer, irnotooof tba property, nv* that he was about to negotiate a - ii I 0* th.s and BBOtkOt mill lo persons lo Vee forstor 940,000. The mn, ls ah.mt -.'.",,111111, Instil d for s-n. 7"ei ;,s (ollows : I. ii rpool, Lou? don and (tbdie, yj.'Kid j Cri'M'i-ur, B750 i and la P. Taps per .v Cm's Agency, Charleston. *3,5<j0. Lins, Mass, Jan. ill (ahwrtoi).?ffb*0 this morning de? stroyed tbe xroe*ry store ot tt, h. Uemich 1b samamasxa. The lo->: I. fl 1,000 and lhere ia IB lu- .Lillie ot ..-l.d00.la IBO Howard ('naipaul of Nen York. ( >-iik<i-ii, Wis.. Jan. lil. ?lire bul Bigkl destroyed the cottiu maanfaetory af BoekatoB, Edwards tt co. Tba Lobs .i 933.UO0 ; insured. To BBBBTMANDBB 1 ' TTL Pbtbbsbubo, V;l, Jan. ''>l [8p*ckU).?A live? ly interest has been awakened lu political cu eb, by Ibo introduction la tbe Senate of a bill to anion, 1 tho charter of this city declaring all ollie* of Connel linen vacant aud dividing tbe place Into teven Instead of tx warda. Al present there are tweuty four meiubcra of the Coun? cil with a large Kepublteaii inajorit). Hy increasing the 11 um ber of wards, the membership of the Council w.ii bu Increased to twenty-terra, thus enabling the Det110er.1t* by carrying three or lour of Ibo ward* to obtain a majority lu the Council. The Council makca ail upnropnations for the dill' rout departiaouM or me eily government and also appoints many of the cit) olllcs. -.-? BENEFITED WY TEM 0ONMMLLBT1LLM strike. ruiLAiiKLi'HiA, Jan. Si.? The advices ot'the Iron and .steel Association are that if tbe strike lu tbe Connelltvlllo coke revlon continues two weeks longer the pl* lrou manufacturer* lu Western Pennsylvania will be without fuel aud will have to auspeud operatloua. Tula will increase the bualue-ss of tlioao lu the heat, a* ttiey eau easily obulu tbe smalt o,uanXUy that they use lu mixing With anthracite.