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NEW-YORK, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2?, 1894.-FOURTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TIIREti CENTS.
NEW CONGRESS DISTRICTS.
A BILL TO REFORM TDK GERRYMANDER
vl' THE LEGISLATURE OF IMS,
J.' WILL PROBABLY BE INTRODt'CED AT THE I E
I'.iNMM". <'V THE BE88ION AT M.IANV
AKD WILL <;IV?: ADEQUATE Rl PRE
.-'i:\ ; VTI024 TO THE Kt'ItAI,
? ? ???G?????3.
rEUCORAPlI .1 . . ?. ?. : Bl'Ng I
Albany, Dec. 28. There waa a sensation to
night ? ? ? illticlan?! u h ?? they heard on
? that a l.ill would be Introdu >ed
8?^ ? ' Legislature met r apport] mino the
ta o? the State. The present ap?
rii w.is made by the fraudulent Demo
>? -? - ?tur ? ni 1892 aft? r a fraudulent
been taken "f the populatl :i
State. The enumeration tra? made In
?' hen II ? .??ill? nil to se< ure an a -
sus In tli rural .??struts, which are
Republic ..ii ? in th* other hand, the
? ' ' .? ? Hies are rowdi .1 In the ? Inti r
ulatlon. As was sh iwn ? :?
1 "? ine In 1892, th ?usands of all n? were
Itisene by ?? I ? ?. ini enuini ? ?
? lies ? N-w-Ym k and Bro klyn,
: latlon was - ?
- true ] . portion? Tl
t thi R rural part
- : ? w.ts m id r ? ? have !
! ' m ? ?.p.? ? Itiet ? > have
?
Leg il ?re. ha\ ing ?. en ere
In g< ? ? ymandi r
' - ? ever a ?shed in the
Th Sp ., :
1er was I
Sew-York. 1 V .?
: - ? ? I Re|
?
- ? mpared wll
D .it of this
divisi ? ' ? . | ?? ? .
: the thlrty-foi ?
It Is trui ? il .? ! ' ? lati elect
Novel part> can !
recogn ?es the
?*as a ] ? I wave, and
? litlons the Demo rati
, ta gei
ol - ?men.
:: in leader? b< Hi .?? th U thi R -
I ? : an party shoul I have an equ il
With elee? the State' ,
s tatlvef at Wash : of the R
: radere -, ? ?
Ject, -
ms to m< that, ft? r thi of the
Demon ? that the
I ' ratte I-eglalatun ? .. .
; ? State ? ei a Mil
-
The State of I ndlana ?
(. the Democrat!?. ]
f1- . ire ol tr.it Stau will ? pportlnn
- ? ? ? ???'. ?.???'..?
? ilonr them b
? Stai the ? in 1er ? f
? .? ? t ??.?
now -a e si .
Usti
The Apportionment bill will posnbly foil w the
linea of the new C< nstltutlon where it provides
i r Senate districts In New-York and Bi
Th?? Constltutl nal Convi igbt that the
130,.? Republl an voter? In New-York City
ought t>. have an p irtunlty t ? secure some
tentation at Albany and accordingly
h .?ike.? ..m tiw??? IsMUafMitaMy ?
ate district? among the twelve uistri.ts assigned
to New-York, leaving the Democrat 1. party with
nine distri - Thi same plan was follow* I ??
Brooklyn, several Republican disti
? i out, wbili ... mi r< pn ?
the I ' :.? ' rati ? pa: ty wa II Un?
doubtedly * i:? publican C ;
in New-Y ri ind Brooklyn can ???? ? I
out without Injustice t,. the l ??
ntation in < ? an also be
Rej an voters in ? ior of
? ? ? State.
It Is rep ??' -'.'it that Mr. ?A rl ?? may
to Albany to-morr w with his wife .. !
family, and tak?? ? ( the Executive
leid a c nfen ? ?? al Ellers
f \?. ?. ? ? ?
of the Sta;?? Finance ?' -!.:??' ib ui thi
if the State Tre isury, li
loss of |I .6
rallini ? m the In
taxatlon laws.
Q vern r Fl >?? ? : was b? sieg. ! I la) al the
; Democratic polii
me to Mb iny to try ?
? ? ? ? ? ?:????\ es and J
) es. of Brook
; Kenneth F. fi
??;?.. .? ? G M Kane?a
1 - . Si ??
I I a doaen bl
Y. McKane and the ? tlon thi s In the
II i ai 1 III l As? mbly distri t? of S ??? ? ?
Mr. ]?????
f r S ith? rland, Mi Kane r any of ti
t Th- Govern ? il?
lor a pardon for a ? Imlna '
a: ? ? tor O'D .??? 11, J
? l C. Mur]
?,. ? ?.. y to bring a Ni w-Ye ir's
gif: ? thi !? ...t Splegi 1 househ il. '? <
?? -,, to N?s 1 ' more
paj?? re In ' he
TA ? EU K>li THE nOKTOS SVBWAT.
! i,,: g ? iton Transit Coi
? fternoon rote I to tal
of ? ? tin, t).?.? ii lymarket Bq ?an prop?
er?? ? the Boaton and Main Railroad, Th?
I feet ol Ian !.
of ?? ? ton and Main? R illroa : own? In
ind ha? In the rei
has
- ? ?
Uaine Railroad and th ?
to i,.? |, ?. . ? ? ? .??- '??
f ,..? for thai ? ????? d In f< ??
: ? ? :. .,i abo i' as a f.>r the whole
?G>??
h . ' been taken
for i? : ? nil foi tl
It I* pi that the ? oh tract will not be
I?" ;i" '
that a ? ??? ? :?? "?
Haverhill ?
?H- ' . ? ? can be sold
r. ? vay.
LOM? mill: WA1 ?* TUB STOKM.
bVlby ville Ind., Dei '- Yest*r?lay < venlng
H Leavltl ' " Maple
ini , ? t.. drive from th Ir
hom.-. louth ol Sh? Ibyvllle, to atten ? ?
party ? llstanl Met the part!
?Un. ? ... ?, h ,i, thi toi ? thai ?
Uav,?? nte ? with th? >
???>...? ,
wcam? ih. Th? i ? ? ' carried. I
??
<',r?
futile
Won of theti .. . ? ? ?
Th? ? wei carried I ' ?
e then to
? . orta have prov? rl
consciousness amputa
. t . : . .. II . . , . HI - ! \.
lr i/t ) r.\ ) ' ?? TS OX a DOLi it
Boston, ?-. a?, The Debenture li Com- I
??ny. th? pre? leni ?.f which, ?lln Adama, charged ?
?Ha . ??.?, zzlem? nt, d? faulted hi? ball
a*<J tal:? r, ?, two N'ew-England ? op!
chi*!!?, .? , ? ,.? than 170,000, In ea
cU;..., ?. . . B|ven gol?l bonds, ?/hi??h
?^? '? worth ..? |,r.-'.( nearlj M cents on
Tt'* onte, ol the company ha? beei ? lo?. . th?
?raltur? nold, ,,p,? Lawyer M.Kay ? -tima -i. h?1? |
?*af..:. ol the rompany will reach ab<>ut l^.ww.
J? th.- asset, there ?s s claim for about ?6,00?? oj ,
}?>? fund? ?r the defuncl Amerl in Building and ;
**an Association cf Chicago.
?WA VOTEkSOH I'ABDOJIB A* AOED ??????\
Albaiiy. i),., 2t Governor Flower to-day "
t?*xi the aentem of Dentei Finley, who ???* eoe
?"??d ol ?? ,, lei in the second degre? In th? city
^?w-York, and fenten?ed to imprisonment foi
?IL?.1" !'"i' ????"? for lifts ? ?'? ? "?? ,"1 'V.'i
Bi?". subj. . ?., etatuton commutation foi goo.1
5-^vlor. This vili s.t Kinley at liberi) on Mon
ta,*.v ,Ie h?a served thirty-four ?''?'"-,;?"'1 ?ou'
?ontha. He wa? sentenced for the killing of a
om*n with whom he lived.
?
THE FIRE RECORD.
RUSHED PROM THEIR BEDS IN PEAR.
ALARM AT THE HOFFMAN Hol si: ?? ENGINE
COMPANY. PALLED TO FIND A BOILER
TENDEH ADLAZE.
A !ii?- alarm was rung In from the bos al Twen
ty-thlrd-at. and Broadway al 3:30 o'clock yesterda)
moraine for a supposed outbreak In the Hoffman
House. The Are engine?, a hook and ladder and
Hi?? attendant firemen were on the spot two minutes
'<?''?'r- hu? the/e waa ? ? trace of flam? ? anywhi re,
?*V( about the clothing of Florence Masterson, who
tenda il:.? 1,1. s in ih.? boiler-r.? in Twenty-fourth
st. After satisfying themselves that there was
nothing to be done, the companies returned to :!i>ir
stations leaving Masterson m the hand? ol an am?
bulane ? surgeon.
He h ? ! been alone in the boiler-room when the
! bl( \\ ? R , :,. of Hi.? steam , ... k- .,:. I lh? -??
caplng steam nil-? ? tin? place. Scared aim..-; out
of his senses, Masterson began excltedl) t<> rake
out th.? fire under the boilers. The result was ;>?
? ? Mm irount-rs on in.? urn] ?.,. h1iik, |h.? phatr .?:?
which he h id be< ? sitting, Then lie si r< irm il
"'In !" and "11. Ip!" an ? w llliam L. Un unan, the
night watchman, after running to Twenty-thlrd-st.
and turning In a Ore alarm, came to his assistance.
He mei Masters ? rushing oui of th?? door and
?mothi red the Hr< In the man'? ?mou
clo hi ?. Ih- bod) and l< gs were sllghtlv bu
an I in ih? exeii his fill hi he had
his head ugalnsl some bjeel tini a deep Benin
woun I. \n amb ilance wai die I ir.d he w
the ?? ? -York Ho pita)
A number id servants who sleep In the house left
1 the building ah ?ve ? house
?. w hi ? the) hi ird
? ? ?.t the; ? ? rm I.
HUME Rl'RXED IN ??G?? RIVER, \. .1.
?? fire o irred In South River, seven miles
? im ?? a -I'r .? -\. lek, ? .? . ..t S o'elo k yestei
da y morning. \> royed t ne of ; he fine il
In Middle.- \ lOunt). it was the home
ol \\ lllam l'olwell, a wealthy retir? l merchant,
who, with his family, la at pn ent al Washing
?
Flami s ?\? re disi ??? ere l In the ? < llar ol the ha ise
by Kills Vai il-? I ri t?. fore .. o'clock The
onl two o 'upants ... e were a ervani
girl an ? Van 11 Ise' ? sister, ?
Ing ili?? nbe< nee ol ; h ? '.un,h Van Hise
Into thi ? ? ind aroused the two girls, who were
M In .. ? upi ?
thi r dam er. 1 ? hardly di
? -? ape ? befi ?.?!?? ? til building was In ?I.un ?,
As the village has no Fire Department, the house,
u ith all it ? . ' totali) est royed.
house was a ? ;
roundi d ? : t?? atit ? ?? ?
I..?- \<;11 amount to nearl) ?'_'">.O0O, partlall) cov?
ered by Insurance. The ili attributi lo a di
fi live Hue _
BAS BABEFOOT THBOFGH Till: SSOtT.
\ PLI 'KV YO! Mi Jl USE) I?1RL HAVES HER
FATHER'? UFE G? ? ? ALLANT EFFORT
NEARL) KILLED H) ? ? ? \!. ' ; \
? "il.?.?.... a ?
VVestfli Id, ? .? . an ? I
family had s fi m bi .r._- > ? ? ?lai I
? ! on 1-? Ida) To
rt-n ran a ?
I in her bai feel Her aci
....
Mrs. ?'il!?? .? . ?
'???.??..??.
tcht-n ?
? .
?
? he fumi s mil. Il
?.??.??
H< tried to
? . hut i
?
ned
I to the kIi . ?
on the 1 ? - dr. ? 'a ? m ? ?
two r?.,.!. ?, a h ? .??? .? ipatnir? but I ? ? ? wa?
?. mi ?. Thi ? m in carri? l hli
H ..? the hou . an ?. li ivlng h.t ..? the
- ??. mah? I ttpsi .-.it th? ? hlldi n. H<*
? i?. netrati d to thi uppi : H
? lldren were uni ? is. He cai
both fron, H :? ?
? . , ? .? ? *- V. ;
t'omltlng. It would ?
? '
to the kitchen to put oui
ild ? the ?
? ?
The
?
? ? ?
M r. i
mi ct her. ki '
? . ? . .? ,
'?
e window. Th?? ?
?
: ? ? '
??..'! ? by tl
.....
?;..??
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?
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? . ?.., 1 the I.?? ise, and It I "
I to pr?venu
'
/ BOXES TO />/ \ ill IS ? SHI D.
? MAN i ? il'Nl) IN AS IPOLAI ::' W ?
I.V \ |IR(S ? ?.? ? lOIj! : '
The bod Andrew I. twenty-two yea
room at 2
. ,. I shed
in M irg m ave. yesti rd ly morning ? ? tin ?
? ! ; . ? [Oil
The plaei whi ? ? ?'? in Isolated
.....
?. ???? man Fag in disi ov
, p ,| the ??? ? ? The dead man ! i:p In
H?. w.ty poorl) ? . ? : '??? ?!?? ? aa
. | t . the ; . ??? statioi Latei ? ;
learned that he had with J >hi S| ?
.?.?.?? Spiegel told the | . that
I?.? had 1? fi Bel I at th< shed, when h . ? ? ? ?.
It Is rup
, .?t!. ?? wl .? h? : eatti thi ? ? f< II a ? ? nd
'? '
KILLED OS AS ELEI iTEi? BOAD.
THE ?."??? OF A MAN KOI'NH ? \???;?: AN BNOINE
l\ I: ?? - >K '.. '?
When ?? train on the Brooklyn I'nlon Elevated
road wa ? unnlng m er the bi I lg< ai ? ? ;? o'el? ?.
: ? ? ? ?,.. ... r felt ir a If h
had run into h bag of m? ?!. He stopped the train,
and, Jumping from the cab, ? forwa . Ith his
fireman. The) found the bod) ol ??? man. Ilia ?.
leg v\a~ firmly wedged under the forward truck
of tl.? ??'. ? i' look the united ? (Torta of
? ,,, men to drag oui ihe ??? dy. The di id man
?raa a bou I fort? ? ? Id ? wa well d ? I,
;,,,i in !.. ???? ki '- ???? re found letti ? aibin ? ? I lo
Johi 11 ? ephi ?? No. 114 H ?
\ j., und t" m? imi man al No. I5U Fifth ave,
? ? floor, Newark, ' .? The nutnbei <.r the en
87, ,,., | thi ?? J? in Holland. The
iheoi j adv meed ?.oiml foi the ..
I* thai the man ?? il from the bridge, ami, p
uiiconsclouH l? striking ihe rails, ? '\ until the
, une slong .? ? blame atta p? d to Hm
. r or lin man ol ? ! ? 11 aln.
G? FT VUE OF OSE "I TUE G??? ?,am;.
\ ? ?, . ? ?? .'?'?. pul ? Mai thai ' M
Into ti;?? .. IhU aftei
noon ?? red Bu L n ke) on tbn ? ? hai ?
of robbery, hol ? steallpg and munler. Lackey wa.?*
leadei ol the gang thai attempted t?? bold ui Ho
Katy expresa al Wybark laal August. He waa
?Hill" Cook'i second .??! the recent robbery al
? me ami li know p to have kill? d I leputy
I ,,(,,., two wee) ? hi liattie between Ihe
Muskogei rleputlev and "Tom" Hoot. William Smith
ami himself. Jaml ?? he knows when Rool
and Smith are. Luckey will be taken to Korl Smith
to-morrow. ^ .
UXSUKS. WEBB .4 ?/? ??.? CHOKB\
Toledo, Dec, 9 Al .? meeting hold her? to lay,
which waa attended l?v John Jacob later, W
geward Webb and other New \..ik>i-. Mr. Webb
?,,,,? Henry ? Blj were elected directora of the
Flndlay Fori Wayne and Western Railroad Com
pany. The proposed Inspection of the property
u.i- abandoned on account ol the weather.
? iiUM.rt-silU? BVRMED Al PEN MACOLA
Pensacela, Fla, Dec, tt, ?? ??" esirl) hoir this
morning tit ?- wai duKOvered on the Norwegian ship
x,,.?,,.,,.,. ?? ing m this barbor. Thi nie had .? ? ?
lei ibi? beadws) when discovered, ani :i strong
wind was s weeping ecross th? bay at thi lime
. mg m inai ? wi ni promptly lo the ?
but owing to the hick wind uns unabli.;
vt-'i which la a total loss. The AustrUu-j arsa
of ; SIS ioni net. Sin? whs built at Portland, N. M,
In jh7j i<ut salir 1 under the Ncrweglan flag, and Is I
owni ? al Flekki fi n !. ? rway. She arai
! ?ailed with til ?feel if ? ! ; h had t ?
? wi !.
FROZEN ON THE SIDEWALK.
! ? BROTHER OF SENATOR ROBERTSON
STRICKEN WITH APOPLEXY,
mi: ???.?, KEAR HIS H. ..mi: IN PKEK8KILL LATE
ON THfrWDAY NIOHT, ??? WAS ??G??)
YESTERDAY ' M< UtXlNO.
.l.i. II. Robertson, a brother of Sena toi
I fi.'ge v.. Robertson, who la a member ol
the Lexow Committee, waa found dead at ;.
? o'clock yesterdaj morning on Hudson-ave., In
front of the (ktspel Mission, In the Seventh
Ward of Peeksklll, The body was froaen stiff,
and M wat evident that Mr Robertson had
been dead for several h.s. The body was iw
?overed by :. man named dale, m ho was on ins m ??>
to work. Mi Robert on'? feel were toward the
curb and hi< head reated aaalnul Ih* nalaaton bulUI
tl thi? polnl the road Is hilly and the snow
.m I Ice had froaen on th? sidewalk. Ml Robertson
was la.? seen alive al about u o'clock Thursday
tn^hi when hi :..:??! from Coroner Apgsi
opposite the railroad station, t?, go to hi? home.
Mr. Robert on appeared t ? be in his usual health
and ara? In good spirits when he left the |.in. ? Il
topped mi..win::, bui ti.Id was Inten u I
,1 . utl ?ng wini swept over I im ? ?Id ? hin
derburg. Mi Robert : id to ? limb th? hill to
r? ? h the con r of Hudson-ave. and Washington
. here he lived. Hi had ? ached the top of thi
hill ? hen he was .ron by ? iha ? I
thi cold lii -?., pu ? d that 1>>? inlghl havi
on the : . in fn nl ?: ?1.? ' ?? pel ?? sinn, und fall
ink*. I" came um on? ? I
As ion s (laie dl ?? . red ih?? 1
Coronel Apgar, Who telephon ! to Menatoi ca..?
son of th? Unding tor Roditi
.?. ?? to the ? ? ule a)
rangements to havi the is ?) ? movi ? Thi
t : ?? '? hin brothei u ?? ?. to h< ari
an , I..? believed t: .,? | -, from a
?Uh.,,], ?
Mr. Hot? rtson, * h ? wa : fty-elghi
!? :?\.?? ,? Mid?? .in I | h rei :??.\? ? ? hll ??? Il Kol
m., ?) ? ?? ? he was pi
? Hii.l for u riunitici ? . , ? ...
und .? m. mli-r ol I he tin .?
of Tritate??! He wa a vi *( l'el
? ; opal ? '? ? : .li ? ?., lievi l lo
?
ber ol ihi tlrm of Sax ?ft Robert ?
. .
\ lopsy ahowi d that atmpli
of deal
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1er. ?
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THOl'RLE ? \ - .? I l. '?' II?! I?l
N... Ni'l.H ? III. I.I.V. \". I '..\I.MI ? I.I
? he > ? li br itlon of thi nlversary of
the Manhattan Liberal Club, al No ::?> Kasl Kll
le?nth-st., ? and up
? ii . hefon II was all over, and th.?
dui ? ? ? ? ? ?.. ? ? it'ii ? lui Ing
... lb-Voted to ;,.' ,'?.,:. V\ ;' in M Donai I, U
.?? ilpti r, rrc'l ufi th? m. mbi ? ? bj ??? tit ?Iti
v...: k of thi ? ? mmltti. whlli ??? ?: ng ol lira p ?
and free speech. "We have allowed," ha said, "an
tini ? mltt( ?? t . trample on the libi ? ties
ol thi peopli to walk through il?. Con tltutlon ol
? 'niti ? Stati -? end ih u ?entire mm ????
: ? . ? of tl The) i: iv. piai ? ? mi ? on
u ? und c ill? ? thi m Ihli \? and liai
? ?. .?. ing them an) redress"
befon i. . mid ciititlnui there ara? .? etorm ? >l
11 >m ? u?? .m Hem ? ? hi p ? ? ? ??
.-.? do* ?," "Shut up" ai ? "Thi ?.? sow
? 'ommitti all ? Uhi " TI upi u laste?! foi
?., inj mil .'. ind when ( "hall mm ri l ioti had ? h
? dm ? ord? r Mr ?? Donald continu
? ive thi . ommitti ? doi al verj little," and
t.. confusion alni noli e, on ?) ???? . ' a nd : idei
. how . i?.? dl approval ol th? ci
riiaddi Ui H. VVakeman, thi Pol ?.:-: ? an liliale
? ? the ? ' '.m of A| peals al the reci nt
.,. ? ? n, call I-on tin mi ml* ? noi ? . foi gei ,?,,,,
ai ih? Liberal ? lull an) mi. roiild ?? ik hl ? mind
.
The upr?j rlou scenes were ,? enaete I when VV.
?. ? m mat?). ? . launched Into a Indiai peech lu
thai ..1 Mi Mel innubi He ? |? ike al li ? fth, bul III
? hl ;?? ? h eould be lu ard atxivc thi noi ??
li, ?houghi ?'.? h ""i done bv the . ommll t? ?
? ? declai Ing himself ?
T.num.my Hall man, ibi "wo are vestal virgin*
? ompan d with tl ? ittack us."
.... temeni ????? uli e?l ini w ho could stand
n., mori. end the peechm iklng ? mb
sni.lt ut,. ACBEA ////"i /'//' ?Ol OsT.V.
Duluth, Dee, Zt fomplalnts ?rere flle?l in the
Districi Coui t ? da) by A R ind E. T, Mei riti
In whb-h F. A Stratton ai ? ? F. Blngiser, ol
Tenne ??. ar? a.. use ? ol swindling the pialntifl
. ? ,.? >;.?,??? In cash .... ? ?.??? In notea. In
March, IW2, Bt rat ton and Blnglaei approached II
Merliti? with ?> bu Inei pro|to Itlon whkh on Ils ?
face wa? excellent The) repn ented themaelvi
,?- holding nine-tenths ol th* ?lock ol ih? Mona ? h
Coal nd Coke Company, win? h ihei ibi o*.?
nil n? ?.? ral r.i h ta and privili g? ? : ? .?>.?-? ... ?
. . , :..?. ..?i u ? ira? land? In l'ik. County, '
' Btratton and Siam?? ? t.>ok the plaintiff? oui
to Pike Colini;, and ? ho wed them ?? loi of valuable '
land, which the) laid w.>- all own??.I by Ihe Mon? |
arch ' '.>ai and ' oki ? Omp inj The oui.k ? ?
atl fai toi > and the .le.?I wa? cl.?. The ?? ?
?.m up ?.','?,'??? in . ai h and bo in ? thi mselves to pa) '
<*?.....<?. additional li li alleged that the Monarch
? : and Coke Com pan) did noi own an acre of
the Ian ? Stratton an ? Binai ? ? ? - ? abolii to pui
land trad m thi noti ? ? Ulli imi th?
?.ni ? on which h? Empire Coal Com pan; was
Marled was turned ovifr to the Merrill?, It ?? ??
l?-ged thai ti.????? men ill?! noi porch. more than
45.000 acn : and that it did noi coal them more
(ban UN an acre, whereas they bad sold to the ?
Al' rrit:- at about III I
ADRIFT ON ANGRY SEAS.
FEARS FOR THE LIVES OP FIVE MEN ON
THE BARGE SETI1 LOW,
PARTED FROM THE ItlNULEADER WHILE IN
TOW TO BALTlMuBE TI1K LATTER HOAT
IHU ?I OUT 'lu ? ? G??? BEINO
?'?.-s?::? ABoi'T fi ir ino? ii<.
The coal barge Rlngli ad r was towi i ? I
poi ' esterda) moi nlng with ?? ?tor) ol the
storm on her. The bai gea ?:In ? >u?l< ? and
s> th I. >?.?. were o? Ing : ... ? from ? ?ton to
Baltimore, and were caught oui ??? t!.?? si irm u
Wednesda) iiiuM. Al V o'clock ?? tha? nighl
Ihe) were ofl Fire [sland. The steamer Santull
wna towing them. The rtorni Increased in fury,
.m I as they gol oui Dom Ihe shelter ol tin
Long Island shot ? ? ir mendous pea was en
>unti ??.?d ? ??.ili? ..?? ?.? munii .? ? ? ? he nil I
and ihe ingr) m . Ihe bai ?;? bi 1 :.?? 1 ?? -? m in
the Saiituit and from ? 1 th r. Thej wen
? ovided with nails, ?.?. hlch the) sei, and Cjptaln
Ki ? u. ol the Rlngli p li r, tried ; 1 make this
?- ?? ?'? managed ? 1 ??-' 'ape with .liiii.-iiitv from
h ?- M m ? on I beach p
Thurs la) afternoon an h ???? off ili High
Thei"atut,' ("'iti I him yi lerda m
t iwed him In
The aptaln sal 1 thai the li
Set h Low her mils had been ul.iwi a way. and he
h > waa 1 ??? ? He wal hi d the Santu
: Ime after the towll ? ? ? ?? ?
' . ;
? ??? hei Fes tei 1.1 . . Han
? ai having arrive?! ai i > la
'? ? ,- - ?? was at once irdi
.!..?. Il '? lie su
. ? re und re?
fi IM,.-.11
Bol ? ges ha I rew 1 of l
Hill In lo ?
Ti
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, ? ? ?,??? ti ? ?? hi h
..li ? ? 11 h 11 his
rhi vi' an ! ?? ?
liver. ? I be?
ll ? '
.
? HEY W \\T Till: > W'l >S i'1 ?INT LIGHT
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Vil? ?1 V ? ?. ';, IFFIMAVtl : ; '
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rm I
pilota
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'I heard I
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1er the I
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er Veda. .1
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? li un. 1 lb ?.?
|"he Urli Mistel
. Ihe Molili ? *
In o li, was tow?? I
? ? M.-rrltl ? ' ?. ? ? . ?
itle.l fi
ind for this ?? ?
, ? ? rVhen off Fli il ".
?! ?\ nlghl ? ! Ti ir ! is n. ?
?
?? I, ?.
ihe bark ? lisi m pori Uh ? ff Fire
? 1 until u? weath? r moderated ?. when
:h? vo) age for this port wa 1 he lug mei
hi ? on her way and ' ??. ? ?? her In,
LOSS OP LIFE FEARED IN NEBRASKA
G?:?>??|.?: in THE l?Ri?l ?? IIEOH>N ????? Nil PI BI
\\|. \'i '.II o.- IIP I
? imana, Neb., I >ee ? The stoi m 1 sep
??? :? thla Sti 1? \\ ? Im ? mtii u< d thi
lerda) ieverity last 1
Thi temi? 1 itun fell thlrty-l In twent)
r.iiir hours. ?p >n < ??? 1 ? ,? ? ? ? from \
? in ? . 1 '? nln . In the Black Hill ?11 d In Mi
All trai I yesterda) Th?
was tw di ? below a it Hastli ?
moi uno-, a???I I at Chanlu
was light, whl h ? .
in the droii tri ind of anlmn ' 1 ? ?
I..?, n t ill ne li e by ? ????.?? ? 1 ? . ,.
ih lati m ?? froi ..ri he
1 ? ? 1 .? !.. i\ ? now w ould ? nth ?.?. d. roy
?? l? graphli
die it ed thai l< ? o| Ufe mu I havi followi I thi
Idlszard It ma) be several days, however, before
ni li Ipati d < alamitle will be I nos ?, for aoni ?
of 1 he ?.?.orsi ?!? luth itrli kei ire w Ithoul
1 lib id and teli ? itlon The . 1 lai coi
re (Hindi m f a Im 1 ru a ? ipei. wrltii fp m thi ?
districi last night,
"l'i,? 1 no doubt thai Itila bllsa ird has 1
Th? 1 ipli .. ? ntlrel) wlth
I 1 of th.?unti? then 1 ? nul .
ti.; .1 ??.?. ? Noi hin . . bui m ?? bui ? ?? . hip
The |M opti h vt no u nais to carr; them to |
of snfi . . 10 we shall hear of
??. .! di ' ha .? ?? Ih.I "
II itx u ? 1?. .im. . corn iioiidi m ol "The World
Herald," has |usi returneil from a tu.. a ???!.' toui
int.1 S...H ??\?. ? lei p Neb? a ikil : |g ite
Ihr reporta lu eli illation o| il.?? deatltutloii m Ihm
portion oi ?,, Ri .t. 1 !,. !? ili ni ?,. , ,, ?.
Ih rough M.mtli ol Bufi ilo, 1 >av. 01 Llm oln,
Keith, Ferkln , Un li o k Cha ? Hay? Dundy 11 ? 1
I 'nuil o 1 10., be thU ' II '?? I l'i I II ?? ? m,nil,? .
part?cula ri) il Keith. "? 1 kin . l'hase, Hayi .1 id
l'unii ib. destitution la estreme Almo : ??..
thirds ..r the peuple 111 the?.unti. - are dependen!
upon i-haiit) ? "< existence There la little or no
fini in ti.t\. ?,.? chips are m man) placea
il.ill?, fuel The rema 1 k bh mild a ithei 1
nil thai ha ? pi evented Iosa of II fi 1.. . ? tp
There i> im inouev in ? In count) treusur) to h. I|>
the de lltute, liecausi In fifteen counties ol the
Hi ii? aim isl no 1 ixei ha ire bi-en 1 old ? ?? ? 1 .1,
June Tl ?? ? hlfth m have lefl Ihe country . and
onl) 1 h< iii m-own .a in Thi 1 .? 1- alnn
a a?? 1 tin 1 ?? No ' ? .'? 1 ? ? 1 ? ?. ed at all 1 . 1 ? 1 ?.
. .. . |.t In Hi. ? don il llrig.lied distri? t ?. an 1
ditch Irrigation ? noi po alble in ??..,,. of ihea
counties because there are no streams. Mosi "i th
destitute live In sod bouses. There have been only 1
three crops rniscil in ntn.? yean Heartrending
ease? of dcatltutlon and aufferlng are heard of In I
eevry township, The pr?sent cold wave will cer?
tainly cause death to a large number of settlers
if it continues and no ;???? corn???. Fuel, provisions
and clothing are ?.led, and the railroads will gen?
erally ship them free if sent t.. th.?unty commls
?lonera at the county seats <>t the stricken coun
t ?? ?.
.1 BLOW AT ANDREWS.
THE GRAND JURY MAKES A PRESENT?
MENT AGAINST HIM.
HI* 'Ml.I UK RtXCK 'III!; HNOW 'AMI. TO MAI.?
u iiMOTION Ad?" ? THE CITY WORTH) "I A
?FEH im. ? ? IN
iv ILIEEO PLACE BRINI
??.?? \ iln.N (SOWN
PON IHM.
??',,??? t ? 1??? 1 " ? ? ? I I ' ..?? I I I M
?? ? rand Jury of the Court of General 8
. ib ? in?? |. ople of New Vork yesterday by :?
aeverely censuring W. B, Andrews,
Commisi oner .?? Btreel Cleaning, tor his Inexcus?
able negligence ani utter Incompetency, a? thown
condition ?? the streets since th?? ttorm of
:? irn.lu>. The poll ? ror.( m?? city waa associ?
ated with Andrew* m the presentment. General
wa ???.,;.? yeat rday that insten?! of
censure th?? llrand .1 iry had ? .: seen Im way ? ?early
t. ??.' -r \iidi ws and i"it him on trial for mal?
: ? in "e in ..ill?.? ind gros? mi tuse ol ih?? public
money. ?'??.? Grand Jur) ? tiled attention to the
? uiditlon of the ? Ity's t horoughf ire? dur
? lii two da) s, th?? restili of the apparent
\ ?rea . ? hl .? partmenl t?.
?!?? ? ?. .? h Ui h .u? ? ni? ? : ? mow storm
Particular irei wa? laid ..a the large appropri?
with which t le ?.: ? ?? tning I1? partm? ni
was provided, ani tin? want of Judgment in using
? There seemed to be an utter absence of the
th< dep ntm? ti'. The
? ? .1 ? .? failure ??> ? ? force th?? city
?.?. ?. : , ?? ind ? hi t - were ?e?
?
? '? ? ?- I
? ? ' ; ? ? - ? . ?.::?; t ? .111 I'li
I the utter
t condition show?
? . ? . ? ? , ? , | ..
!.. .
?? .?,, . u.a. un ??>?,,. ?.'. iii.^
pproprlatloii
f.i tri f snow waa $4 ? [I ave
ill the preaent an >w
how I am i..i: dtcappeil, both
?
"? ? ? t zoo more men wi r?? eng iged by
? ' and ? .: lo woi,,
???? ?''? ANXIOUS TO I>'i t??:
\V< IRK.
? I.T T< ? (SET THEM TO HELP
: il.: PAI ALLOWED
Interi
.
? ? : ?< r? -
.-? r?.::??.
? ?? for ? 60 .? day or
bllzsard require,
The I?e| reet Cleaning Ivertlaed ?
?
...
?
It I
al
?
? ?
?
id red Am?
-
Ilf I
\ ?. Buperln?
? . .
.
-? ? ire ?
tren were pu; ; ? work
? to clear the - .: of ? ?
? ,. mu h Thi lei u" meni h ??
: ? this It ha? hlr ? i
. . m ?? la ?'"??
m limi Iw iv. Fulton, Cham?
?, : C;uial ind Grand ata., will be cleared Iti si
SLEIGHING HUG ELT ENJOTED.
ioti u ' i;,' DIT AM? s?? M ERE THE KW.O00
w mi , ,.i Ml UKT Tl RNi a T8.
??.>!,' what fui ?tl to ride In a one-horn open
?" s.. on ? inii a poet, and judged from the
. in t'entrai Park, In Bt, Nlcholas-ave., ai '?
the Annexed jDlatrtcl yeaterday, thit poel
what he w ?? writing about, The snow which
Weiliiesda wa? il entirely destroyed by
? ??.?. II irdly. There w.t^ lots of ?I left
. . ? \ lover ol sleighing ? ? a ? irk
; | nl thereat. The i:n??:?? of the ?li Igbbell began
earl) yesterda) morning and ende?! earl) this morn
lux. Kxactl) how early cannot her. be told, but th?
big pn ? ? G? Dune were still at work bef.
? , ? ? ? ,,: the bella" ha l rea* 1 to
ml in ? ?? ? hi uded < 'entrai Park, and out
nu l he rouds n. > ond, ? -in the Park yes
lerda) ? p al once brilliant and non-brilliant, as
. ,: a? tii ilclgha were concerned, bui a? for the
who drove yesterda) over the "white velvet,"
, be -.? l that tins all enjoyed themselves, and
thi humbler th? "turn? ?" the mor? fun there
?? ? mi l to be.
Wrappi ' In costi) furs, .it?? ? In smoothly gliding
?. drawn by haughty thoroughbreds, with
c?|tiall) hnughty c?Hichmen and groom? on the box,
??ms lad enjoyed th? smooth gliding motion of
her sleigh, K\ ? "Pal O'Connor," with the "oui ?
? man' an l th? "chllder," m cupylng a drygo idi
box .?:? runners, w.n in*: .is happ) .is "my lady,"
more Kamll) ? irti ? were In evidence. Then
were generally .,, large, o.'d-faehloned sleighs, and
? ? .; ? in Ima and grandpa, papa and mama,
p.ipa and mama'? prett) laughter and the young
? ?u; ?. man*) in?? pretty daughter.
And when the young man surreptitiously squeesed
the hai ' il |>apa and mama's prett) daughter, the
??? ? folk ." who plainly san the .it: in, tried lo
ihos Hi it tnev hu,? not? and began violent conver?
on t rn ? nathi ? and otnei ? ibji And
in. ?.? ? ? ? .ill ha ; |.\.
The dark ???.la which spiead ?>'-? the city yes
lerda) afternoon onl) addi : io ih? enjoyment of
??'..? ? hese , ?ou ? presagi ? mor? nos.
? ? nu im m????? lelahlng, ano tli ? In turn
mean ? m. fun. Si Nicholas-ave waa the scene of
man) an exciting "dash" yesterda) Here the driv?
era ? ?! Ill.led horses can ?-v.? free rein to their
atei ?- .uni race ?a their heurts' conten? And ih.-v
did rhi outttl of thi "sporu" consisted general!)
ol . ? hoi ?.. one sleigh, .? buffai ? rime, a fur co it. -
.. . ? hai and a "thirst." This tasi was
? .??? ? .,? the road houses. In tin? Casino, al
Moun Bl Vincent, -ii "Habe" Case's and al e\ n I
pia ? all along the line the bai ? were grow led, the !
issi ta heard in the I in I un.I jollv
? ? .??? ? atorle? of old ilm? winters, when tn<
? led tit?? thi middle of Jul) .
Vini the aXahing . I noi with the coming of |
M . ?) men ind a n.I s ?sorted
^ euiiW noi "aie gh" in the ,| lytlme, took ad?
va ? tagt ><( the nlghl
t?.? coachmen who drove yesterday were fearfully
{.'unitimeli on Se>enlli I'nge.
DENIAL FOLLOWS DENIAL.
WILLIAMS ADMITS NOTHING,
PRESIDENT MARTIN COULD NOT MAKE
THE SAMK STA ? lb
Hi: CONFESSES THAT POLITICAL ' ?? .Wli-KHvTlONg
Rl'LBD in.- cu i:-i: as ? OMMIMlOKKIt that
svini?; WB8T INCIDENT KBVERAL i'.w
TAIXfl CALLED ??? LKXOW COM.
UlTTEE ?.????.? TO BND lis
li i:i.l'? KBWIl '?- TO BAY
AFTER HEARINO KI l'i.?:
INTENDENT BTRNES
Polli* ???.-|.. ctor Alexen 1er s Wtill :.??< afte been
known as tin- champion clubbei ..f th.? force, and
then? ba- be.?? a long-standing belief among ln
telllgeni men of t rit.-? city that h?? i-? th>? most cor
rupl and graipiikf offlctol of the ?*..il???? iiepart
ment. <>n sccount of his examination before Um
Lexow Committee,he may be known berenfttr
also as th?? champion denier. His examination
waa nearly, ii not quite, ? 1 ?sed yesterday, and to
the Lis: ?. was u Rant in his dentato of the
?hargea of corruption which have been made
against hint. He did noi hesitate more than ones
to give the II ? Un cl to .1 um W. G iff, wh ? ixam
Ined him. He ?us free in denoun Ins H* liar?
and perjuren everybody, high or loir, who had
made charges against him. He dented that be had
taken a cent f"i blackmail in th?? 'TendertohV
when he v,a-? th?? ? tptaln in c imntand "f that pre?
cinct and allowed disorderly houses, gamMIng?
house? detta of vice to Sourish there,
ami he ?l? u;.??I th.n he li 11 reo Ived tribute as an
Inspector, li?? went so far m to deny thai he
??????\ '.vaut a "dive" was, and h?? appi trad to be
tinm .? ? i by th?? effect which su h an ??xttaurdi
nary d< nial re ited.
IT MC8T HAVE BEEN CORRI PTIOK MOMMY.
? n: ?? remarkable pai: of the testlm my which
Williams gave yesterday w.-.-h:-? ;? laratlon that
William ?? Kliess im ? paid to him tb il IMM
for nothing. He had denied under oath that he
had been Interested In the whiskey concern of
which Mr. Fileni ia the president, Out be le .????
that out of friendship Mr. Files? had carried
?? ? ke for him an 1 had paid l ? him what had been
lii.? ? :,, : ,?? sl k : raus.? linns. Williams
said he never han In) <'? J ? ? i ? I ? ? r- In specula?
tion and had h.nl no account w..n Mr. Pitees. He
lenled thai the alleged itock transactions were
intended to ? over ? orrupt transactions, hut in? ut
terly failed ? ? give 1er reason for such ex
traordlnary payments of money. It has been
I : th u Mill imi usi ? big authority to cosa,
pel liquor-dealer? In the Ity to buy the whiskey
sold by Mr. Fliese'? c impany. When ssked ye??
terday to t.-ll what ne though! of a transaction
b) which he was able I ? gt ? ?,??? for nothing,
Williams ia) !:
"I thot'ght it was g good thing."
Inspect r Williams has been bettered to be
wealthy. He told th. committee yesterday about
bis yacht, li..- rammer hum?? st Cos Cob and his
u ta In several banks, and then declared that
he was worth not mor,? than MS.4M, not counting
.. h ime in Tenth-it, which is In the name
of his wife He admitted thai be had a private
safe, but denied thet tie had any bonds in it.
With auda ? ua frankness th?? Inspector ad
??: tti : that he had begun to prepare his deten?
f r an expeet.-l fleht In the crimina! .'tills or be
f re th.? Police C - H? osanna te tight
: ny to the last ditch.
MARTIN AS A DENIER
Poll e Commlssl ner James J. Martin a'.so
? . ten?ala before the committee yester?
day He declared that be never had recetrei
? ney for I ippolnl " He d??.
nled that he ha I ausej ? ? ? ' -? ta
si:,? West, is ti ?tifi I ti Captain 8 :.:nltt
., | ? ilk ? with
- that
tlatlons
,
. t. was turni ?
?? the Wlgws He ? Imitted
? - ?'? G?
? the ? liticai
ml ? with
. .... harm ? rice,
?
?
l'olici? Il :
- doni r
canili ? of bla b - an 1
city
Il His i camlnatton
? ? la )
. lenled that
rdi red to
la h inkb oka I ir examtnatl ?.
Th.? ?ti ke fr im the ree
i.rd th?.? " Thurs?
\ . ? He had dS?
tunli ' vlndlcati hi mm If In
thought
? Une m 1th the
Senate directing the tu?
ition.
? ???..? - llae'.y t ? . nd to- ? iv with
t gamli iti ? of ? lice Superintendent Byrnsa,
iH\,r? .?. ? . ?? -? :?? ? ? .-??? ; Iga Hi
V REMARKABLE FRIEND I? DESTA
ri.l'ss vi'Mil's THAT HE GAVE MONEY TO
WILLIAMS AM is OLAD OK IT. f.fT DENIM
THAT THE INSPECTOR Pl'SHED Till"
BALE OP HOLLTWOOD WHISKEY.
A Triture reporter un William F Kliess last
nlnht. "Mr F?lese," ask ..1 the reporter, have you
read Inspector William?'? testimony, as given be?
ba?.? the i.v.v? Committee to-day?"
"I bave.'? replied Mr. Fliese, "and every word
of It."
?Your nntne. then, you arili have notice?!, has
been mentioned In connection with the Inspector's,
and he has admitted thai he had received from
| you sums of money ranging from $?"' to $?"?'?>. Is
I this true""
"Of course it is true,'' replied Mr. Pitees, briskly.
"Now, just listen in me. ? have known Inspector
Williams for many years When I live.l at the
; ' \ lions.? ? went often to the station-house in
w.st Thirtieth si . hi-, ? spent th- svi Ding th-rs
with the Inspector; be sra? Captain Williams than,
you know ? had made ins acquaintance and hked
the man like him now; and his stories of bis ex
perlences on the poll? for >? always Interested me.
A genuine friendship ?prang up between ua. and
ripened as time went on. I was then actively *n
gaged In the ?tockbroklng business, ami a number
of times ? Invested small sums for Williams and
gave him the pronta of tran-action.-.''
Von .?.? iiiis. then, from friendship for tin? in
?pector onl) ""
? Most certainly." answered Mr. Fllesa
?Now. Mr. Phees," Mid the reporter, 'is i? or is
it not true that inspector Williams pushed the
?alea of ih?? Hollywood whiskey Is th.? Tenderlote.
precinct, end, In tact, Intimidated the barroom
keepera to such an extent that they had to imjr
that brand of whiskey ? thej wish..? to gel along
in their business'''
"Your question." sal.I Mr. PlelSS, quietly, "is on*
that I am bound to answer, and I do so m these
words: Inspector Williams never did anything of
the kiin!, .imi if I bad ever thought, or if l h.a<J
gotten even an intimation that BUCh a thing vv is
being done by him. ? ahould hare sl once severed
tn> friendship with him and never nave recog?
nizc'l him in any ??.,? agata. I acknowledge aitaln
thai ? mail- mone) for Inspector William?, and
the sums ranged from $!"?> to ?4??? at g time. It .
was not until ? read the papers to-day ihat l be?
came aware that 1 li.nl ever inaile us nun h as
pi.OK) fur him. I'm glad 1 4*4,"
"To tefci agate to the ridiculous Insinuation
tliat lb? Inspector ever use.I bis power to vhovs*
the ? ties of the Hollywood brand of whiskey, ?
want to tell you thai ? sai the supervisor of that
business, sad II needs so 'skovlag*. The timi con
?fatta ..? mj son end myself, Van p ifs Clark and
Benjamin Barker, in ??.?.? ? ceased to lake any
active part In the carrying on ui th,? business, bul
when ? oloncl Benjamin Allen .li ?<1, m 1\m ? had
to. ami since then Its affairs have been constanti*
um1er my supervision." *
Why, then" ask?.I the reporter, "does Mr. Uoff

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