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PACES 11 TQ 14. THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1894. WONG GET HAD A HARD TIME NEARLY KILLED FOR HIS ZEAL IN* AID? ING A WAHI) MAN*. TOM LEE, MAYOR OF CHINATOWN, WAS COL? LECTOR FOR TIUT POLICE ALI. FORMS OF VUE ri OTECTED- was major skaRLEI WOUND MADE WITH a SABRE "lt A BRICKBAT, ON THE FIELD ci* BATTLE ci: IN THOMP80N-8T? Rather a dlverstfled gathering filled the court? room yesterday in which th.- Lexow Committee Bit. There wer* ?-??v. ral women, half a dozen po lteem< refi; p" and one from the hlnamen an i i score of wu? rt.--*- ( varloua w.iiks in :if*-. Benator Saxton * ; rt - ? il lenee of a week or two. With tW i of hlr* co had 1 Senator i..-.v w at dinner on 1 . rd excei tingly thirsty, He dr?::k several bumpers of Ice water, aril p'.aci l an oihor In fr r.: of hrm. Tills wis taken, to the Senator's d sgust, i\ Major Sear.e. wi .:-. (J iff that he drank w.iv-r but nevi r took iv At ll o'clock Mr. (Joff called tbe names of his wit nest - Off! eel ge waa sen! home with two Women and two men wi:., had come t. in his behalf, Last week it was shown that the policeman Val borrowi I SSS .inst al.* mt the time he applied for his pin* He swore thnt the money went to pay his mother'* funeral expanses His story was sot entirely aa! ..c.: l Mr. Goff aaked hlm to bring s .inc wltm sse- to corroborate his state? ments. However, Mr. ("-afr decided yeaterday that lt wi j - m ? . drop tlie subject. THU POLICEMAN NAMES HIS PRICE. Major John Mortimer Brannagan Searle lal been j rn on Tueaday, imt Mr. Goff called Samuel H. .\: Her, of Irvington, N. J? as thc llrst witness. Archer wanted to got back to Jersey. His ?: tv was: a newapaper publisher now, bul was for : i pattern maker and machine builder. I was l the Lttx rty Machine Works. No. tt Frankfort-at., aa auperlntendent, Aboui thr*-,- yean made application io I lie* Headquarter* for 0 Meena* as atatlonary engineer. I t mk a,;*** . \ bui failed to anawei one "f thc qu. .** t rrectly, Th- next .lav a policeman of th** Sanitary Squad, whoa* number 1 took imt have mi" t * mc. Il" sill I ha.', n. I -ms-. 1 mj examination, and under the ru>> cou. 1 not h examlned for three or six months He said if 1 8i*\ the chief I could t*e examined at one. I .-ri 1 -a,,* willing lo atv* tA He answered that that wis pot .-;, 'Ugh; fi" WOUld 1'*- r'-qinred. 1 had a : [ With Mr. Win Wyck, the secretary of tha* ? .m anU he said that it was not of en nigh con? sequence to bc worth J.'O. So I sent thc policeman a I i'. . \ Surrogate Ransom, the witness said ho was pub!liner of a paper devoted lo the tariff. ra you in favor of the income tax?'" asked Mr. i. loin. "N .. I am nat." "V Ither am I." A CHARACTER ON THE STAND. The audience and Mr. Coff had lots of fun with Major Searle, who might have stepped out of one of Dtckena'a booka tv.* Major's commission gives his name as John M. Searle, but he now styles rUm Belf John Mortimer Brannagan Searle. The Branria ^in was, a-opu-d in hunjr of a grandfather who MAJOR PEARLE: "HE NEVER CAVE ME C" CENTS IN HIS LIFE." wrote poetry. Mai ir Searle wa* voluble with a cafarart-!!ke garrulity. Mr OofTa sarcasm was entirely wasted on him. although lt was enjoy* ! by every one ? - Searle Bald lit- lived at X". 633 Hud ion-*t. Q Vou are a mij or, sir? A.--Yea. s'r caking a lot of papers from his pocket), by letters patent of Andrew Johnson, President of ihe T't.Iti I Bl it< - I -.erv. I a tl ?-? il * ?'? ??? rtson In the first battle of Hull Run. I was In the flat *R nt. 1 - rv* 1 Uv- years and six weeks. The Major wixei exceedingly dramatic, and r< i his varioui discharges to the Senators. Q.?Ton wer.* in command in the war. What r- ifi rou command now? A.?She ls not chris lened yet. My grandfather, Maj r Brannagan, wrote a poem called "Lavinia." I'd '.Ike to name ber tha' if the authorities would permit. Q V ai are In command of a pub'.lO i.-th-* A Tea, slr, No. 15, at M irki Mr. Oofl hr gan" "Major" but the witness In? terrupted him. "As we are not in Kentucky, Mr. <; .ff. [.leas.- cnlt the title So many are calle! ' major and colonel that I dislike lt." And the w;t Beoa rattled on and on, and no one could Mop him. At las- he riii down. Ex-Surrogate Ransom arose and Inquired: "ls the stenographer still alive"'" He was. so thc proceedings wenl on. THK LETTERS PROM SHEEHAN LOST. Mr. Goff?Have you the lettera written to you by Commtaatoaer Sheehan? A.-No. th'-y were lost in the housecleaning la-*! May. y -What wax th** letter about? A.?I received a sabre (ut In the war. and my memory ls not so good as lt was. I forge! the tenor of th** letter. O. Too wrote to him? A.- Yes. Q What did you sav? A.- I said I was at thc head of tbe civil service list for messenger at P<> 1.* ?? Headquarters, and I almost mad.* a lema I for tba place, i received a reply, saying that as re mis a vacancy io would apply to tba i Service Board for a Hat of available natnea Q I il von receive UM to destroy tba letters? A - Never in my life. Q DM you nav you bad? A Never In my Ufa Tbs Major Intimated that Mr. (J'fT Waa COUnee] for the Parkhurst Society. Th* re was a little tilt atKjiit this. Mr. Qofl war ted to know If the Major's sabre cul had not been Inflicted in Tbompoon or Sullivan Kt. Th- Major denied this. Fir.ally peace wa* restored. "Only don'l mention Thompson or SulUvan st. again, Mr Doff," bs Insisted, 0 - Were you in tin- Department of Public Works? A.?Tea I resigned in ISM, '.' dm th'**. ..sk >..u io carry ? sandwich? a - No, they'd know better than that. WAH THK APPOINTMENT A BRIBE? The witness said he had told Henry Orase*. one Of the counsel of the committee, that unless the Civil Service Board not him his position be WO?M haw it Investigated. He then went fo I'lillai-I Phla. His account Of why he went there was far from convincing. <>n June 15 he applied for lim Position of bathmaster, and the same day he was appointed. Mr. Goff tried in vain to get him to admit that bs bad bean bought off from testifying by receiving the position <J?Lidn't James WV Hoyle give you 1100 not to testify? A.?He never gave me BBB, or I.M or J"!*) or any money. I borrow, d $5 from him last week. Q.?What have you been doing suice the war? A. I have nil that In my diary. I should Ilk- to ?how lt to you. O. -ls there anything in the diary about that Indictment for horse-t-teallng? A.?No. Q.-When wns that paper riled? A.-In 1&S3. I'll tell you how that was. Four of us were up all night. I was employed then at No. TXt Broadway. About t o'clock, in Slxth-ave.. we said we'd take a ride in an ice-cream watton. We did. Tne others ran away and I was arrested. The Jury didn't leave their lea ti- told me to get out. Q-?Have you ever read about the man who took a rope and was surprised to find a horse at th" end of it? A.?No. In whose book of fables Ls that to be found. Mr. Goff? Q.?How long did you serve in the war after the war was over? A.?One year. I commanded Fort Sumter Kl Fort Sumter wai safe while you were In com? mand? A.?Perfectly. (Laughter.) J! ST LI KM A LITTLE TIN SOLDIER. Q. (By Mr. Ransom)?Major, will y m, sa a mili? tary man, ol,ey some orders if I will give them? A I will, sir. Mr. Ransom?Well, ti..'ti. attenti The Major arose, drew up his shoulder*, drew in his chin a Til ;*!-|(*e] his ' Of hla trousers. Mr. RuiidJtn?Forward, marchi MAJOR SEARLE: "I'M I.opt nc my ADMIRA? TION I*". Mt TOE, MK. Col*":*"" Down from lhe witness stand went th* Major with a strut tv,: wm l Viv- been the envy of a German regiment on pa Mr. Ran- un- Righi ? The Major whi eli-1 around Mr. Goff's chair. Mr. Ransom Now, double qui k And the Major ihol out of the courtroom, leav Ing everybody In convulsions of laughter, This ext : Mr. Ransom fully revived his ?lr,io;.ing rep tal .a humorist. Matthew D. O'Connor waa nexl called. He ti<"! that he had been In the railroad bu Mar.-h 2. W."!. when h's resignation had been for through th.- marhli ttl ma ol Patrl k H. R ? Tammany Assemblyman of ihe IVth District, and tlon to Ta rn in my ll c.'. Benator Cantor Ar* w> going to veni ii pri? vate polltl ai gi ? -. . ? Mr. Goff- We may as well Thi ; ii rv ail'-*-** ar- io mix* I up with thi thal lt ls I mi. . irate them. Si nator Canl Mr. Goff To Ihe majority of minds, y. (To wltneas) Are you a Parkh . A No. Q Do you know Major Searle? A Tea, T have known him for thli ? .irs. Q.?Did yon talk wll rvlce ol ai aul ; him "ti June 13, In 1 A. Tea. ll waa the first llmi i him In four years, and iv- irled i Bcoount of .( Kt-c. wrong h* had done me Mr. Giff No mattel -that. Thc Wltm - - poem, and said that unless ;he Publl Work Instated him In 1 for them. WHY THE MAJOR REALLY LEFT THE CITY. Q.--Did you r> * 1 tl , \ V- l! called for lett* ra -it. 1 pap* ra received bj Im I J-.Tiri ' v Shi ? li ii B( irle laid hi from Philadelphia, where he gloi ia 1 me ? n 1100 arl "J many leader aif the IXth A * glvi n to him three wt ? ka b< I him :he money, he said, to j of th.- Lexow Committee He said hi aral sar- ..f being rel nata ti i *.*. Jun* it lae.-'i ; r ari.'- I the pll he k.iew an I I ie I hal sill that he i I give lhe I "U'..rks peop sr had. Ile ' them .? k on him wh kt Sen ria <V ? Wa- Major Searle appointed to i ;': J me IS? A H* *? i- I met Mi : ? a*-ke l me to lin i o it ll *-'? ii I wenl to the Dr pa ri was t .11 tri it Sea i ike tb thal eal I I came to ihe hath dr ink he lied I ., drank .. ir- rp of liquor for I I y.,u'.l ?.?.!'.;. ? ? an I iee If Sar ? - Mr. Goff Wi The ?'? Itness Th.mi; yo i o Cr on you Sea \ rk New il iv* ? II ,-?' : : Haili Hefore thal 1 sa* a manager and ;?. gent qf tl I Bteamshlp ! impany, the office of wi Nu SS Broadway. Thal waa from 1882 to IS (? I ?:*! you have con! f ? A. I did M"RE POLICE EXTORTION W Did you pay money to en? A.?1 di 1. mostl) mi Q.?C \ v* Say, .' f thli ?? ?? wanted to go to L i policeman and ked - - > policeman '.'.-.. ire you golni ,' . o g > by tbe w hlte Stai ? :i line, ll i cheapei ind bette] n in would ir ; w a uld ft;; him a ticket ll ? old him a ticket thi ;? : rem in n iul. i imi ai aler to g< t his i imm '^ How mUCh Was "> I 7&0?7*. per k* ? m. i t': r ti itt -rag.* tlckei Vl'i i ? ' i do lal "T two nore t.i n. oth* r Uni i, so the j * * vork .Var tesl lor u-. a; Did the other lines pay the same con lions t . ; -.;..?? ni' n? A v- . onl] n u ? mui h i) i live tit lb* nam* - ol p* ill em* ri to v .all thoa* com ml he Broa in .i> S'i i id. Ile is i ra! Hock Bxchi nge noa re ~ a.- an durphy, since retired, and a roundsman iain.- I do not remember i j ' ? ? . j. ... i i ? : ? . ? : - omi 'inn i I paid I ?.?'.. Thal Aa - at. on ;ha aver ige Q Whi :.:'.-? i go to work for thi y. .? I Cew-H iven and Hartford Ralli id i mp i i In ISM or 18W. I was ? i ia n riving clerk and general for ? Plci No. i, li ii Rivi i (j Did the ' mj in) pa) ?' ? p im< - herr ? A N" -\ . ill ti r c une lo i I asked use mi Influi nee I I, eltlN r Ul :? I ids .'"ti :.*.*? [ spoke to Mr. Pol u?.*i to pa) Th* pollcemai expi ... out HOM wi ? k Ji.- name ara* Jud I, ul thi qua ). E*.': "TifE OLD MAN." OP COURSE Li bow VV is he t,, No He said the "old man" wi i look told him Mr. Bolander would pa) ll* a ii lipleaw I and di ni unced thi -,.-.?.?*, ! u ..? w? re the only dock i -.- ?. ? j.ivi:,.'. .ir I ihai .t was mean In I i refuse * i'C'onnor said thal one p (Herman <??-? then lurtha, who *- n ihe courtroom and wj .*d liv bim. had been taken awaj suddenly, lurtha ? ap alni I that I pta r thi , i pul h ??. do* n on pb r No, S7, wh< r* hi ? ,m- money. Ju : I had Mid thal Bolai ler ? oul I i'i , gn il deal of walebing over hi* pi perty h< Mt- .it, w Illina lo pa) He dei red he i m*e!f on pl* i _ in aim mu I pu r. If iola!) ler dldn'i c ime io ii rmi Oui p ? ? - W( re Nos, .*/). .*,! hil) .",;-. tj ia, i Judd ever k"-p th* trucks In line. -\ No, , wouldn't P llcemen smith ar.: i i- -har they w mldn'i i" any!Iring for the com my b* ? mere n )l g< ttlng an] I 1. '!' I. por.Nl> To BQirBBa-E ott MONEY. O'Connor said thal he bsd no I Smith on .lune * ? p ri:,. Smith ssld thal h.- waa folios ie contractor. The captain told him to look i ft*-r Walsh, as WaMi a*.isn't "doing anything." 'Connor asked Smith If he hal vam Ute green ..f ,'al.th's monee. "Not yet," sill Smith, "bu: I will --night. Pm driving him pr.-ity damned hot." IDENTITY OF THE POLICEMAN. SMITH. 0 Do yo'i know thal tl ? <.:ii ter you hav mme,] 1 Smith ls the sam.- policeman who waa impii ited yesterday by Mr it-hm, thi pianist? A. I v I y i * : .)! !" ? T .. es. y. How long bav* you been ? quslntsd with lilith" A. About four years. it |a,i \.vr rn'*.*: lilm in Hrooklyn" A ,,, _ul he spoke to me sboul hil having been >n "Jamboree" in Brooblyn and being arri ?j Whal did he aay aboui that? A. He said . . Sjii 1 |1. but the (lue was remitted. Il" ., ipoke -lum hil trial al Police H. idq l account of that trouble, which was In F-briary, aid that there had been BO dei ii ie case. Q Winn Old he speak of th!*? A.?On Jun.- M. MAN WITH PLENTY OK Mi >NEV ALI. RIOHT, Q.?Did he say why there had been a failure to be action on bli trial? A.?He said: "If a man has got the dust and knows where to put lt, can do about as he a'anl . ;. I he say thal he b th.- dust, and :.l he say where he had pu! i ' ... ii:*,* Mr. Ransom) When did you first mn luatntanre of Mr, Dennett? A On June g \\ -i K-|\a- liirn the information whl v [though! a.M.- got turn .lo-erv. i another. He gave rn* >? when found me an i un family In trouble. < j i.i you know lhal he wa* in agent for tl rJ ? v-i Prevention of Crime? A. He i :? to me so. ? v. u know then that you would be calli aa a uif: *.-** befo nmlttee? A. NV., n at that time. q.?Did even with thc por?o' who ha*l gol you oul ol employment? A Parti ii Have -. ? ? ever been friendly with Bearii A, We were friends In boyhood, S.n..- then I ha' m. r him ? iuenll) Aboui four y-.ir~ ago he ?! ,meil g that I th nigh! w i*- nol frlen Uv. ar: I let him go. I had nol rn tn him since then um I Im hi re, HE AIMS AT TAMMANY HALL. Q.?Why did you eel aa an Informer sgalni Searle al the dorkB? A, You may rall me an it former If you like, but I want to say thal I wi thing to aid In destroying t!??* power i Tammany Hall. The answer call*-! out loud applause in ti? ronui, snd Benator Lexow said that thc p.oi would be cleared if the demonstration waa n pealed q lui you not get your place through the lr pei ?'. connect* I with Ta::.man Hall? A.- N..: my position was not procure ihr ough iti\ political Influent e. i... i Ky Senator Cantor) Are you a Republican A No; 1 am s I lemo i u Mr Ransom) Will you pleaae define ths word? Mr. Goff I object Sf .11*>r l.oi.iw Tlie question is excluded. The Witn*-.-??* I could define lt. Senator Bradley ipattlng t!.** witness on th sin 1'ili' r i i you and 1 understand rae ot hi r. The Wltnen I am about (he kind ??' rr.it you are, Benator Bradley. WHY AN EFFICIENT VAN HAD TO CO. o (li\ Mr. Ransom) Were you nol dlacharge from Pier No A, Noi exactly; I resigned. (j. Wt ? ? compelled to r. tign ' A Ml ? :.11 l I mlgh! do as I pleased, but I wa omi Ile I to leav* b) rea on ol the a Hon of th c ? : of the ' "ti:, . (j Then you wen practically dlacharged? A. Yes, ij Waa anything *al*l as to the reason? A Mr Bolander *ald lhal he wa* sorr) to loee ni because I waa the beat (J . astir th f Ci % fWRi x"v "Cr ffh , !___. / _ ? ' 11 - fifi .-A -TX ? f inrr MATTHEW D O'CONNOR 1 had ? ri' fr.or ... ... : iHTY HAND KRi >M THE WIOW \M 'j (lt) a know lo pel ? ? iany II Ii Ml ? hav* thc wltneM ? ' ? ' ? .... Whal .... ? i. BENATOR CANTOR OVEHRI'LED. Cantor-1 object ? lock Ix ' ? I ? ? *?* | rrruled ? of Ihe -it ?? I - , ' ; ' . ? ? ? ti,m. ' ?? w.,r.' * , organ* ni lon? lor?1 ? wat* ai le certain of th, cl!) I! I .;?;...lilt.*.I Hall \ ' . ii . Influ ? ; ???. ? ? nm| ,,, ' .". \'. BANCI.E IN THE Liv l< REDINOS. i rt men I la rep '?'? ' ' tlon wa ? Ml Kai i lon't i) ? i ? ,-,r question. 1 giving li ? '??? loi I was tl,.- one who ma le the While il inset foi ihe ? ommlilee I".lill al (jue itloi '? lion ? ? ? ? ? ri ? pro|M ron ? . r- ||i i .n ? ? - ' l* ext I - - rlti r spoke of the ?>'?? ' ll! "I ?.'?' ' !? rle h i - ' THEV DON'T DAKE MAKE COMPLAINT. Mr Ooff !? i- wei! koon that pei ? becauae they were overawed by th* power i'i' Mr. Gol I ti ; Si naior (*ani made i m ii y hal I might be ri .- ?? i ' r m iking ie tor don th tty)?Hav* are no! i ? ar I . + 'i.i'..r I. x , ? r lied In of th* ? li j. .1 ii'. 7.-1 I.V ? fir* id and * i lo T ii:. I kr. iv, t* n ,t I am ? ? I | , . | ? io m) i'r i ? icc nml of my trust. 1 .?? r* who - impel li 1 ? ! liny Hall rhe question b) - rhlch had i - . ? i to the ? plier, ai rimes* was l i ? ? answer oi ly lo hi own IE M'.l NTAIN BRornilT PORTH A MOUSE Ph* v. it- - i ?? km ri anythln ? lb >ul :: ; , i ... ,i tighter ova r the reiu'.l ? ? ni id:'..- eton)?lt a rn ia ll In j our i an -? ? \ I was told b) Koch* In November thal ; ??, i le illili he would gel me ? .,i my p. !? I wan dhx barged iii M ireh, ,a i bj hi Ban .mi Wi r* rou not accuac l of or di irdei!) con luci on th.- pier? ? in io the i 'iv >ng t w is next called to ? 'ir, bul when had bi ? - imrnltt* e loos ? i. ? lunchi Woy; OET'fl BITTER WOES, rbe af' rn.oon leaslon was t i begin al ? ?? didn't Mr. Ooff wsa bus) examining wit .., - and wa ? i I) ri imlm Wong * tel ? **:*_ .,'? lock. iv. ? I l Bena ? i., -: ,u thal he a ia a : !lirlstl in and ,.?i me *- im Illy of hil oath lill teatlmon- wa i "i,.. Witness I live al N ? ?? ' Hlv< r it, I ntll a I loan, .it N'o ll Doy rs I j, ,v, tie* n in re fouriei n * ? ar*. Chin -.town h 'h. Suth Preelnr! The rn *r l men are Tom Le* I" the M i ? ?r , b i Ige au 1 all iii M..v..i an i cap! lin. Ther* Inam China! is n on week yu, md 1 Ott B in la) a They come . lr. MoSI Do you pl iy? A -Yes. ? lil you play last? A. -tin April li. In trouble. [.?How many game* are running? A.?There -1 tn bc fifty or ilxty. Now then are len. two a.r III re" games <? Were ther- anv In Tom Lee'l house, No. ls Mott-st? A Tea Senator L-x-.w What t.^ fan-tan? A- If la a gamble game. There ar.* square* p".-a? -.-? i ...1 the table, numbered one, two, Var..- and four, You pul your money on the*.. Then there ar.- n . buttons. Th* man drawl four of thea* at a time until only one, two, thr..- :' mr ar* lefl ll is left. ?!? *e whfl i'i' ' number one win ta.I go on ' THE WALD MAN'S DISCRIMINATION. i.i Whit did yon ?!" on April i*.? a. -Fire! I ;' i .1 tn Tom i- Phen 1 went to No. ll Mott-at While I wa "Policeman li con imble men got ?cared. Th.- watchman locked th.- door, bul O'Ro lu ike lt down. !!?? came up I ? lh( room and snatched all rio* money. H.- !.>"k <"tii'- "f mine. I wai not afraid of bli I i I ' -' go and arres: other gamea?" IL *iv: 'I don'l j gnow any ot hera" I say: "There ar.- fifty, be :-i 1.1 til.* chin.-.- lottery. ' to< li .V i. :* ll him t*. run I ie run fl I get ,n before door locked. Lui be *.!?*, and door I rr-a i wove, i"[-;t "KNOCK ME DOWN AND JUMP ON Mri " fastem I I say "Bust I door Ilk* No. ii " lb* sai i . ly." I Bay: ' '*'? it he nol ii iti I a l..-.- Toy .- in ri ib me I me wll J.-rk head aa iy and I ai: i in',.. I on i . : kirk me an I n k:ll me D'Hour* ? -iiiiiir. At last two n friends r.s rn- me. I ran o iv Lee -ni *)t p. . md Mot! ? li" stop m. an I a rn ti I...- : ?? !.?-?? Ti I .1 . .- . . au ? : ? hurt i", Thin rn lt to Mi n . daya * :? i I -.a pap* ? lill Mon la* - a m. Mr Mo** expi lined thal I a Ia ?..-,?:??.?? I-;;.;. TED I", >B "IIIOIIW \ v i: iBBERY." Woi - lear tn Wong turned <!<? . .'. i or three I s-ent sboul ri ???!? ; \\ ? He heard r I ? ? :, I... ? ? ? . - ll .-??'. IMC Ula Til IN ?*'!:: INO. ? -i ' ' . I $!.". 1 'V -r. tl ??>. i i 'hln.tl ' - ? : ' ' ... ..... to I lor." 1 ,. r . ? i , ..-, I -.? r? A - . He i ? " , ? I a-eni to Toni Lee al I ', fl I i* n' ? : i * ? *ny morn ? ? . ? ? i > 'i ie a ngry i >. - i a nev :i Ile! . i ?-. I up ?n fl ?? :: mo - town. H. ii |.-i-l no pel WORDS OP ... . :. HOt'LD BE USED s..'*,. body o the sr..rv nf lhe ? , ? ire an ml Irei ? he wai ai. >ul to li Uv* r in i rm "I hop*." said the l< - ? i never In? ri ' ' i iii thai I ? - ; ? . "I" Thal what I a "You ia* v" .... i the r inw r, "? ; ? ill) al ha) In" anal harvest, and so do Hut -I- stun in y.-r ,. *' ur i lite :'. and ' tn 111 I lo ? ?? ; Bool \\'"? i- ' ;? " Ile :. with ih<* farmi r n I en Mi Mos ? a v- l him If he thought ? .:n : .',: i o "Mlllta!*-?" aid Woi i a no mtier ol the i unmll i - ? I whal wi * iii'-.iui and theil ,?<? really waa afraid I I in: paid ms Money in vain. '?'?:r ? itt, a i he had ?p p ?inn. He li id i . . ? v imlnatloni all fiien i. Jacob J Laius, i ri ik maker, In Foin.nth *? had told him he knea a tn in who .'ull have i im pul ??:! thc force promptly ? ' ? ? - i mini natiiaii i 11 ? ? ? r ? . . .. , t i-ll I," ask. ! loi I) abOUl warned him nol t.. | He never gol the appoint men I ai i wa* glad he illdn'i Hi h I never .-ii. I I,."i for n lb i . i ,i ;.-m-r which he wron ra ... i* recently, asking for ii"- rn ? : . hail written across ll In red lui. Him he ui* -ii. him | n .Hy. ? j iUv Mr Lu -i Do ) -i :.:. iw Morrl* Jan b- ' \ I. wa* .motlier victim who paid :mi I vi nol g< ' .in appointment. COLLECTED <'\sil Em: THE PI*ND William I . pl luce lealei il S ~'*j I ? ? . , Imltti l on the wll ? 1 env. op fi .?I. .-? ii. uld he gave the 1 nvelope* to Owen Holden, a produce i-aVr al De) .,--1 W* ?; sis. ii I that the money ti *.*.. : ??. b il he hi 1 :. Mr Q Valen li 1 I I : him to COl'.ec! the rnt * I ;? ? ii ; ced $10 m pe m iib bis na n cai 1 He collected ti -,*-.- j.* Trun five or *lx oticr merchants in trie blocs. He limply wi ni lo the merchant* 0 \ rai for ta I told them the Um* h 1 1 . ime to ng " They ac 1 ? " . 1 "V.-r the envel ip 1. A Low i) \ WOt'LD-BE sergeant Tha.rn ? ? Beaii . who w ia a po eman for 1 two years, and was In the Broadway squad wh.-n !.,? wai retir. 1 on B peri lion, In Beptember, IMO, appeared In thi wll nen chair, di - ? 1 1 . the gray uniform of a H I he waa a ?peel 11 ;. ill ,'-.>' of th" nv*,v Vork Life Inaurancc Company. When he was asked by Mr Ooff if he hil ever paid tnone) to aid 11 m in ' a polleemn I he li id n it. knowing!). 1 j 1 il 1 you lend mons] to 1 man wh 1 .11* pro m de I to be ? rgeant? \ I lent tt;?t to 1 Wave! ls ? y< ir- ago, H* laid h? wanted th* money to take up .1 mortgage on .1 farm he had bought. H.* said per cenl Inl ireai I let him have the moue)' at 6 per cent. Hu was m.ile a sergeant *i year after (hat. I knew him as i .- i i rn '.- Mav you ever collected money for a superior ofllcer in the department? A.?No. DIDN'T WANT To HE A WARD MAN. ... ? '. you -vcr refuse to collect money? A Several v. ira ago I had a captain, who is ?V i 1 ri tw, wii.a want. 1 me to be hie ward man. I . Vii I thought I wou'.dn'l mi tba lilli- I irre t a i.a. a \i. nu patrolman. g. ?Did you expect that you would have to col? ic, t money from liquor stoics and disorderly tlOtlSei lt "aa", '?.ela' ,1 Ward mall'" A Yi'S. (j Was thal th.- understanding among the po llcemen as to thc dutlea of a v. ard man' A. rea. V .Mel you preferred to do your duty as a i itrolman? a Yt*. CAPTAINCIES ('"ME HIGH. John ll. Ounner, thc son ot ex-Captain Ounner, was called, and waa asked about a report'that the tuan who s.ceded bl* father as captain In th.* Last Bixty-aeventh-at. police st.a'ion had paid ;:-?.'??" f..r promotion. Captain Schmlttberg-er was the Hliccessor Of Captain Ounner at that station. Ttl.- witness sail that, after attending B funeral recently, he was in O'Nel ll'? restaurant, in Stxth ;r ?>*.. /i'll some acquaintances, and there was iom* talk about ti,.- reports In circulation as to payments of money for promotions in tii?> police force. The witness said he lani heard a report tv.it the man win. mci.led his father ?s captain ? . precinct in Blxty-seventh-Bt, had paid $ix. in... for his place, imt lie thought th- report waa ul, lom ah thal he knew about the metter, Mr. Gunner said, was rumor. His father had been a member of .io- police force for thirty y..rs, and (?ml been retired tor ago, THEV LEE! > CARLOS WELL. Carlos Capellis, a fruit-dealer, who bas a stand am il," sidewalk al Weal and Cortland! stn., testi I .-I that he 1..ol paid about lil"" to policemen last ??ear. '.' Who dil you p.iv thc money to? A, Hickey, Hie ward man, arid Gallagher and another man u i " '- nan ? i don'l know. o win- dil you pay? a. Hickey kicked al.t ti.e stat."! being so much .rn tha- sidewalk. I gave ' - Tlon h- didn't kick so much. (j i|,.w much did .'.'.?'i i'iv to the other men? A j:r, io tba* man who ?? name i don'l know and tin* rest to Gallagher. I paid !-?'I at a time to r,al lagher. ij Dbl von pay lilm every time h" kicked? N"t ? very time. (.? Were you arrested for having your stand on .. walk? A, N" q When did you last pay the policeman? A - Christinas. They haven't kicked sin. WREAKING LETTY VENGEANCE. ph iv i'?* Rosa, a clerk in E. J, McCann'a ? .... in the Bowery, iras tha nexi witness. He .? i thal he waa paaslng th" Mulberry-st. station night when ti" was hailed by Policeman John Flattey, whom he knew, "Say," said the man, "why did McCann refuse to sign that tlon for th- Police Sal.irv bill?" De Rosa sail lc- knew nothing about the matter. "Well," s.,id Flatley, "we hai-' been requested at the house not ti g.. to McCann's :mv more for hats" De Roaa s.nd trftn a number ot the policemen who formerly ba : i . lit I ' ian ai McCann'a store bad r.o! be. n al the *tore I Hely. John I D'Brlen, who formerly was a janitor for a lion-, lr; Wert Thirty-ninth-st.. related how li" ? . the i >|| ?- ? iti rn ;?: Wesl Thlrty-seventh * m .k" complain! aboui in the Kira Grant, at No 252 Weal Thlrtv r The . iptaln al the ita tlon said he would . '? the .mplalnt, and there was less nola* ? me riii: "ante" worLD 00 rp forthwith, i.i Did Efl '?- r vt'.Ing to you about - ie came acr .? ? ? l ha 1 m ul ? th* comp! i nt her Cat people In the neighborhood hud . ni" to ko to il tal Then sh- said: ? you know that .very time you do that lt " 1 told her I did not i .ir., if lt the noisi wa* stopped, ?.I |) r know or I*-]..- table irirls being A Eight I ki ? - im* ri i" f ii'i" girl* work ivertlme In a factory, and wh**r. gill they were Insulted I y ??ii. threatened with arrest? A i me it ll wa ? better to give the n ? dollar iii m be locked up on a fals*; . ? KELLY WOl'LDN'T LET HIM OFF. -.-. who formerly was ri prodUCe Readt ' . ' - ed I il he had *?- irl man. Il ? ? l I '*. bur Kelly sal 1 the captain, who ? the | ? . i lix.*.! i!i.* sum * Mi!.* j ltd he Inquired of other ! ..ut tl. it they rte pal I the san-" amount. ? N ? Little ? h ,*i pal 1 mon"- r., the '.?l ?-. il" had been :.;. d on one complaint, he ii i. and '.?? ,.* u theiu wa omplalnt, he ? vi th. ? a**- In oui t and I line I I.m nam- was nn tl f thi "amman-.- a;......r.i| a-,,mr, .?-.. ? ? |,?,| ?o ha i ie ver lolned Tammany lall Ile denied thal he had | to th* ? ??? then adj iurned until lo ? th" ?-omi),: "m.- p.-ii" to d iv to agree aa luring the hoi weal l LAREN MEST TELL WHAT HE KNOWS. IA Yu!: III.HOV l'VN'.'l'N'.'KS Ills l:i:i-'f' il. TO ' iNCKRNIN'tl IIT.A*'KMAir. MONET ii ni: paid to i* k km as runs Peter I. M< Laren, aupertntendenl of the tea rm of Carter, Macy A Co., No IIS Pearl I lea? ned befop the Lexo- Committee that it was ? oi to pay .1". Urea ? ? *v for eai h vi ase! eriheil, but when the caira of ('barb's s. Coys tl .lame-. A. Momo:!: m. two dorkmastera, ac? ed ol taking tia* money, came before the I*ock oar | ,,:i Tuesday, M'l.ar."i refused to ba' sworn ? an] question! except aa a matter of M. Laren especially refused t.. lay hether he bad given money to either of tl on trial, Mayor < lllroj ? * for M 'Laren, and ...u him to task si \-r-\\ tot bis refusal, The layor asked him wh* he had refused to give e vt ?ti ? b.-r..ie the Dock Commissioners McLaren I'll*-' 1 thal he doubled the ercpe-tllenry a.f giving and ? icu the Mayor t..1-1 him in! li" was nol the propel |udge. m 'Ur t. shift",i i. an : sal ! thal he had ha l all the note ? f. he wanted, and Hill ? ire for m*.r.* II" lough! tb.it li" had a righi aa a private ell -.* ol withhold lill t.'sun...**, ., h Al tills potnl in the dialogue the Mayoi mil ci.', nnd t..;.| McLaren thal If he persisted to answer the question* or the Do k ii m laslonera he would be compelled to ito before th?r the dram] Jury <>r the Commissioners of McLaren thereupon readjusted his eon ind promised the Mayor to gi be',,,*,* th,. iK'k Board to-daj and tell the whole and exi ; to ii iel.iti.ma with dockmaiters. A GATE DIP IF NOT THE HOC. RS Mb ::- I. ii::.'.*' LITTLE TERRIER DIDN'T IN JI'BK HRHSIK llEltNSTEINH PINOER \ y publlihi i yeater i iv a bull Mi nv !. ii i hai a hlch shou. I b i pr unptly pun !??? 1 by death The t.-rri-*:-. it -ai* alleged, did I teai the band ol one Beaale Bernstein, ???I thr?e years, living ,c No. H Blxth-ave., where iii-- l :? rn iteln, keep - i ih "? itor ?. waa sill, siw th" dog playing In the it-d which aurrounda Mrs nicki L* rd'a li ime, and hen sic put her hand through thc railings thc i-' lons terrier seised it iti hts teeth and la tearing ..ft the end of the middle finger. Again, ? ordlng t*> tin* story. Mr. Bernstein took his in? ri* I child to th" II! li* E..rl nins.-, bur was ro Ived with - 'tn and contumely ind caa! forth. plea for damages being disregarded by Thomas v.-r. the "jin.for" of Mrs. HIrks-Lord'* * iv. ? ilmple :" i ? ws: Little B*i**l W.I ... in her as., ar" as fol wav home afier Th. ? -? ,.,,..? .,- -->? ?..,-? *.., n.i ?..._, .i,,iii- .,ii*-. ....ii spent in Washington Square. The ig wai also ..ii lils way hom,-, anl. lu fact, had ached th* yard. He was Inila*, thirty fea't from I ?? an i a Dumber of other chu? rn tn-.I to open the gate and sn.i-*d Mut ? ? gate iwung quickly back and the child'* rig.'it ?i-l wi*-* CBUghl and tbre.* flngeri were crushed, li were *jr- s.i ai i neighboring drug I then some one toll Mr. Bernstein that .? d..g had bitten Vis child. He promptly called Mi lllcki Lord ind Intimated thu pecuniary ? ? .liable. Bul lt didn't come. ?ii ? rh.* anger of Bernstein and bia threat to implalnl In court \ Tribune reporter saw l!.*s-i|e, Mr. It.-rnstein l the dog, too, yeaterday afternoon. Benia wis irslng h**i- brui*"*! liltl" ringers, Mr. Iternsteln wrath, while th.* alleged culprit, who weighs . ul ten pounds, and ls of a most Melanie >lls ?:, wagged his ttii and aeemed utterly ob loui to the fact that he bad ben charge." with yr ive 'rime. .1 POLICEBATS SCHOLASTIC BOXOBA ian Michael O'Sullivan, who is detailed in ? complaint clerk*! office, .it police Headquarters, Monday nigh! was graduated from st. Francis i \ lt College, .md received tbe degree of Bache ? of Arts. He is sal i t i in* tho tirsr policeman ibo ell) lo earn such an honor O'Sullivan ls Hy years old, and hus been on the force since .*. E.l-l year he was Kraiiiiuleil from the law de rtmenl aif the City university and received the H-- ot Bachelor of Laws. | cc CAPT. HYDE ON TIIK STAND. BEGINNING THE INVESTIGATION OF THE NICOL DISASTER. many Wi INS-SB- BEFORE iN-sri-rr-TOR rAT_t ) "IIILD TESTIMONY IN FAVOR Of THE Tfi ash iif.h OTTlCttBA. Inspector Fairchild, of the Board of Steamboat Inspectors, began an investigation at half-past 10 o'eloeb yes ler 1 ty morning Into the foundering ut the tug-oal James l>. Nicol, wbeb occurred Sunday. Thc Investigation was conducted In Room IW, on tha* top rij.>r of tho Federal Building. A number nf people w-ho hnd been rescued from thc Ill-fated tugboat besieg .1 th- inspector's offices, bur .ei ea "pt tin' witnesses were ex? cluded anl waited outside for DAWS nf what was going on, Tho first witness called was Captain John Hyde, "f the Nicol. H.- told lbs star**** a,f the foundering of thc Nicol, and at times hesitated In replying to thc ques'i eis asked by Inspector Fairchild. Hyde said that hs bad sol counted thc number ,,f people on Inri, gs be ilid not think lt was any part of his duty I i do Mk He bs l left that ail tu th.* (-ommlttee who had charge <,f th" excursion. Ile said that he had no p.rmlt tu carry passengers; In fact, ii.- did not know that lt was ne essaiy at tha* time. In answer to Inspector Fairchild's QtM-tl ms, th- cap*alu said that he believed that there were a nun.lu r ..f kegs of b.-.-r "ii board the Nicol, but that h.- did ti"t know who had charge of them. He was in the pilot-boUM until the tug was about, to founder. Witness thought the Nicol was p'-r!'. ' real 'rthy. Th.- boat, he aald, did not careen because of th.- number of ?agers on board, but because of the heavy -? a Charles Richardson, "f Ko. 2"**. Wainut-st., lelphla, was next called. He was a pas*. ni Th" steamship Algonquin and saw the disaster from th*- deck nf that vessel. He said he had gone on to Boston after arriving at New Ti rk 1 tit 1: i 1 return-d to testlf] . .*- be thought ,. [jj, amy ,,, d' sn. II- described how the Nicol had plungi I Into the iee ard how she 1 to one side, shipping s great deal of water Hs wa** quite p.-itlv.* thal the crew of the tug had ?'. m sll t*i-\ posslbl) could do to avert the foundering of the veasel. Charles Kirchner, a memb r of the committee .-f the Herring Club, which chartered the Nicol, swore thu it was understood tbai sh- would carry slxty-flve passengers. He had collected ilxty three tl 'kets. Besides the pa ss.'tige rs th.-re were ??> board 'he captain and the crew. Wlt ; that ' reive bega of beer had b* en taken on board, but that only two bad been emptied. Witness was asl;.-d if he had i ten anv beer I Into the pilot h 'us.-, in reply to which he ? that he could not sw-ir that b* tr waa taken Inside tha- pilot house, but that he did re meniber seeing a boy arrytng beer toward the the pll il h 'uso. When the s.-a rai to grow rough witness .-.iii he asked the pll ? -.i weigh such >r, snd go t i s safer spot. The pilot did us requested, taking about twenty minutes i ? change the anchorage. John Farrel, th- engineer of the Nicol, said he iii been an engineer for eleven yeara He had always considered the ne I to be i flrst-clasg vessel, ll* sai I h- fell the boat r diing in an un inner. snd was surpi i momenta later to ne* the water rushing Int.. th.- engine :i re ed Bignall t i il >w d nm, which he did Immediately, and then feeling that the i. tal was ab rut to sink nisi i on d k an 1 saved Fireman Louis Hockreln, of the Nicol, testifled ii:a' a number of paasengera crowded int-, tha i ..tn where he wa* al w.rk il" -I-red th>-m mt, but the] When Ihe boat was sinking, il* kretn said everyb ly out jf the room snd then (l-l f..r his life. Albert Him,ian. a deckhand, - n rated tht story told hy Hj !?? iti aim wt every particular. [nap l r Fairchild asked Hamman if h.* had I anybody Int ixlcated on board the NlcoL "Yes, ilr," was the prompt reply, "I?i l you Bee any of l I !"" "Na, sir." With ' d;: ll I'f'tiipT "Well, who was it y tu saw i:, ler tiie influence if liquor?" "S in ? <" the psssengi r*. I did not seo any on* ? f the '-row drink a drop." man w.s the last witness of yesterday*! n, Inspect ir Fbln hil 1 then s lj-.urned the tearing until Monday morning, July 2, at 10 i'i;.. k. -?-?. To FURNISH THE MU8E&M OF NATURAL HISTORY. ?O.VTRACT1 AWARDED TO J"HN P SMITH FOR 11.4.790 TROUBLE OVER THK WORK ON TIIIT ART Ml-E-M. Tri- pi-k Board i contract - ip an 1 fur: libing l \ .a M.isrum if Naturi His: tv to .1 *':::: IV Sm ? . ! \g the ? :. for HM.7S0 The or,:*- thee i- | was IT A Herd, il riSl.SaS. The bide it board meei - | .? I raised . pr tesl from other contractor! wi . that " i .-?- -,i re - ? vts only sn "in ? ntractor knew how to bid A letter waa .-ii from .l.r.v-* m. c chairman of the im Board of Truiteea, idvtalng that the Cun ra.-T I.e aw., sa; ?-: int* ndei t Pai reral ba* irovementi In Central I'?rk ii . - tl H.000.000 act a 1 been complete .. an ii ? ?...- nn i -h ?ore !-. i I been appropriated tl in - i work t -t I 'ti* bi Ile path in the [irk *: *-.*?. , i ? en ? .? . it tbe a rk hid it on \ lij.rjoo. aide of the irk (9,(00 1.1 i b. en ap| .. it lt had * ni) $4,000 rhe board di asking the ? ? iV IW I! to ? \; -:, 1 th* ta -? ' .?.iva nd ..-her u ,--?,? Permit* for *n 'ring bay w.ndowa ni'- I to Mrs. J !V K* rm , .- xti fourth. Flfth-ave . on pai ent of <* f L, Mc 'r^i ly. s venty-flfth-at.. in if Fifth-avi m payment of ivs, and Heb :; T. Bal v i Park- iv-... on pay. ? **?".'.'. i. Th* re was a -oub'.ea be l* I 'ww r. ind J seph Wolf, : ? gar I.ns ?* ork n the M ?.-,.., .ii- m luseum of Ar- VV i i Dwyer 190 dayl he? me In fulfilling his c mtract . . the irJ to i foi iy of ti i a day l "a i er sal i that fl 1.873 ar i- du* I ? tract nd lia--' for overwork In execui ? . the ir*l decided to remit tb* penaltj and allow the ;?;;?:.(-?.rv- claim, leai MSB JO for the l-'.ikv flue In ? M 'ti- ? t * irk charge ii Igi - Mr. Dwyer can sue In the courta ?r lt If I Thc b.iri iwar i am i li i contract to J. il a -rk ? n tb i recou 1 sea* -;??? Iway. made neceaiar) by the i:j_ A.llkS. I AX INTERNATIONAL MATCH TRUST. gOOTIATIONS sun Tai HAVE BEEN CO*_-_JRT__l I'ltAi-TI'-AI.r.Y T.) ("NTIiiil. TIIK TRADE, It ll reported that an international match truit is been formed, which bringa un.ler tbe control of a Diamond Hatch Company all the manufactoriea - in th" United Btatea and i 'ans le, as well : a.f England, France, G rrmaay and Sweden and orway. o iv Barber, of chicago, who has juat turned from Europa, after arranging the details ?io- trust, 's now in this city. rh* I'lamond Hatch Company was capitalized at WK'i.nuo Through the acquirement of a monopoly the business by the purchaee . t large an! small .mts, the prl.-e of matches was raised, and lt la ld thal the first year'i profits reached the sum of 000,000 But competition has since arisen, and the i-h**r prices have pot prevailed The effect, how. a-r. of late negotiation* abroad, bringing all mann*, ctorlee int.. the trust, win probably be a moi ate increase of price, Many of tho*.* engaged in e buatneea in a small way have sold out tu ilia ust at comparatively large sums. Tittiem fs ny nrsiM.ss mfx. _ Stern & Co.. manufacturers of women's walita, N'.s I*1**" BB I Ul -Teena.-, hav.* given a chat rn irtgaga f r Jil.ono. covering their *tock of ).:*. to the H. B CWrtln Company, te secure the trer for merchand'.M and cash advanced. The ir'gag" ia* ?-nisei considerable v>.lk in the tra_*. the ofRce ot Stern a Co. neither partner waa when the reporter ca: ?1 yesterday, at.,1 a yaur.g in on guard at the door sall that all Bands had en discharge l Tne timi hal heretofore, he aald, iployvd left girls. The business hal been cirried on [er the styl* of L Btern * Ca since Decemb r. n. Their Inventory of October i Ust clslm?d lets MOOO, Bab Utica IS1 Ba 'he -tack b-mg valued t,*!*"..'"^. Their ilablittlei ii known, t ar. rep .rr.*! In rhe -rii" ? . be piD.OOD. rile Sheriff yesterdsy received an execution for 1_! against the An.ir**w* Manufacturing Com ny, offlce furniture minui aclur. r?. of N i. TS rth-eve., in favor of Charles Hoehr A Son*, of irvrim. Ohio on an attach!? *nt previously o_ ned. The Sheriff's nie of the properly of th* aipany has been ?et down for Friday.