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NEW-YORK. MONDAY, DECEMBER 3J. l8BS.--FOIrRTEEN PAGES. PRICE THREE CENT& IflLLROSEBBEY FORCE ISSUE A STRONG ARMENIAN LETTER HOLriS THI BAU8BTJRY OOVERNMENT BOLBLY RE8PON8IBLE. flK IS HA1NTED HY THE RORROBJ OF THE MAS FA'T.rS WIIY INTEI.1.1C.F.NT TIRK8 ARE DH CF.IVED THT. V MLSMM HAVE NOT YET TAKEN BBXTOtXN --MINISTER TET'.RELL rOR.T.S THE rORTE TO OCARD HET TER THE AMEKICAN3 IX MAP-SO VAN - THIRTF.EN PROTESTANT FASTxlRS CHOOSE DEATH RA7HER THAN C.1VE VP THEIR PAITH. | lOB, Dec 29.? The mor.ilnK papers here arlll to-n.-rr w ;.ritit a letter from ex-1'rln-.e Mitiist.-r v . ry, dated lVoember 24. ln Whlcb he says tr,:lt : - - " ?? 1 by the horr iri :hat have oc eajrred ln \^i;? Mitior. Cbntlnulng, h***y*: "Tha , ' the ppiBtRt Mlntatry wlth a ,. ? ;in ariuada to Blipporl that dlo )m. f ,,f tho Mtnlatry ha* uttered f. ita arhlch rnisht arell r*l*a the . pla for whom he apoke. what gu | - - ..;.' Our proteata bava b*en Idle, cur i tl "' futlle *nd our menace* dlaregarded " ; al ii Lord U s.'iiry deelares that the }. rj Qovernment ls aolelj reaponelbla f.>r tv. ? . ? n of afi'alrs. aml suirrests tliat 1: ajravel. ' lal. 1 the 0 iintry when it sail th>- con c rt : Europa on the Annenlan queatlon was com;. I TYRANNICAL CF.NSiiRPHIP. Tr? eorreapond. nt of tho Unlted Pross nt < ' h. nda the followlng under y-s B tlnuoua publlcatlon and clrculat'.on I . ? .. ther Wlth the barri cade agalnet truth of ev*ry avenue of pub Ucity, haa become on* of the moat dangemua nt* of the pres.-nt sltuatlon at Constan . rahlp of the Turklsh press ex jv..j, i.-.--.. - ita aole object has been to aup ? ind to compel publlcatlon of "? dl tor!al?" re'ntlve to th? Armenians, whleh are ,1 nt th* pnlace, and of "telegram**' wrltten under physleal compulsion by wretehed Annenlan ; - ln the dunpeons of Aalatlc In reaiity, the Turklsh newspapers are thns edlted al the palacc. ? of this us.- of the preaa ls that the populace, *nd own moderately ntlemen Bt ConaUnUnopJ*. flnd thelr ? ? dlacont. nt wlth tha BulUn In Ma failure to order the deatructlon of Chrtatlana . Hy, They Buppoae that the Armenlana of . - lc Tutk y have murdered and plltaged great . Moalema; tliat the reaervi s have Inl , fhc fleld t.. punlsh ar.d reduce ti order the Armenlana; tliat the ISuropean Powara have Intervem i l i prevenl the re*tora l order, nnd that the forelgn gunboata hare e me to the Botaphorua In order t . encour ape c; na ln Inaurrectlon. The daductton made from thla maaa of error is that the Chrla tten* .ine tn massarre Moalema, and that therefore the Moalema must flrst maaaacre (? ? -tn* Unqueatlonably th* objecl of th!? ofllrial dl*?emln*tlon of falaehooda thr.nieh v ? it l immunlcatlona to the pre?s. n to lnflame the ljrnorant nnd cattM the excltemenl whloh haa peaulted. EgOXOIiH NOT TAKBN AFTER AI.L. Tt la now learned that th* report that the ^Turklsh troops hnd eaptvred the town of Bettoun from the Inaurgenl Armenlana had its t-ipm ln a Btatement made by General Muatafa B, who ls at SSeltOVn. Thls report was snp . ly a telegram reeelved In Con*t*ntlnople from AMfjpo, Whlch not onlv said that ZeltOUn fattatt. bul g*ve detalla of the flj^ht of many rcfUBeea before the Turks regalned po?e* f ? of the town. Many of these refugee* were f to hav* fted tO Killis, in a snutheast--vrly t ? n from Eeltoun, where It was ezpt tted ti at an atta.-k wo.iid be made upon them by the 1 irka I offlclal reports now Bhow that the dty It f it not heon taken hy the Turks. The plaoe, a hj fliled wlth refuge**, la lnve*ted by the t- General Mu*t*fa Remla damanded the , ler of the dty and eichteen of the Ar l ? noUblea went outalde the fortlflcatlon* I ?- e for * ?urrender. Fifteen of the?envoya , .. talned by the Turklah Oeneral. who *en1 ? thret back wlth the terma he offered . . , rrender of th* place. The** tarm* In the flvlnf up of thelr ?rma by th* Ar . Tl ? Arn nl*na from the mountaln*, . . : .... .-. , wer* wUUni to ?ecept the , . .:. . . :- yj*j p, mh i f.atfl that If the ** . , | intide th- fortlflcatloni ther* would > maaaacre, Inauted thal ther* he bo c General Muatafa Romia aakt l for oi lera fr m r pie, and yeaterday the Bultan l? t ... orderlns that a battle be avolded Bj 1 -. .-.ny chai. of procurlng the aur r. ..... ,,ther meai ? rlea at llaraovan have tele r. , | t0 A. w. Terrell, the Ameriean Mlnla laring that the l rda furnl?hed by the i .? ' t:"?>. ;:r" n"' xr}]*'~ v ' that. ln conaasquence, thelr llvea t. .-..- ?(r- in darn-.r. ? legraphed to Mllo A. Jewetl - conaul at Blvaa ln.tructlng hlm Ye*terd*y Mr. .,. that it wa* ImpoMlble for him t ,. aa an utbreah was threatening ln thal place. . . I, then TlBlted the Port*. where his Itpreaentatl na reaulted in an order belnf aenl t.- .... mmander at Mar*ovan to aub ? , tton tor th- fuarda who oaa t<- : ? . proteel the Amerlcaria ? rlea " MnAovan are the Rev . , Bmlth. it. a,.d Mrs. Oeorge F ii.. ! , Dr. and Mra rharhs C. Tracy. the j Edw-rd ,<UL.. tbe Rev. and Mr. < ; whlte. Miss Franca* C Oag* ?ad atl?* M .. . ,? tha Rev. Albert W. Hobbard. f.. R v Henry T. P*rry and wlfe. and MM* li , CHOSK DEATH RATHBR THAN ISIaAM. Da ly N-ws" will to-morrow publlsh a BMpatch from Comrtantlnopl* payinj; that the | ,.. .. ,tanl paator at ChuraiBuah. Blr, ^^a^ s-t on fire hy Kurds, and th:- ? . put, .- w;,-' badly burned ln aeeklnf t,. , When !..? reached th- outride home. he wa? i ized i.y the v told him that be muat aialu ?"-u ?. n acceptlng Ibwbi and belBg kllled. ].'. At sivas i pastor named I Ijlan mei a rimllar fat* after refvadng to ?Band n hla fatth. Bleven Prot*aat*nt p**tora :' Harpool dlatrlct. who wer.- eonm mkk th Ameriean Board of Porrig" Ml**lon*. ?rn iP their Ilve**r*thei than t.> BbaadoB I a leti ? $ - rlblng (ha ? aaaacr** al Arabklr } ta reeelved from ? Chrtrtlai woaaaa. ih* aaya: Afiai ? .. wu klltad. th* r**t ff ua woroer. I . . ;, .-? central room thal ; ? ^?'?'r''?;,', "v-:.'; ',. v. . ? before wa aari a i" *w, . v. ? ,?i tbal our ..wi. houi ?*'1 ?'? ., irm ?!. , . ,. ,vv publlah a dlapBtch hpH ? , pteaaylni tha. Balf Pacha, '.....i.n^a ou S?-euiiU I*?ac A M0B>8 AWFUL VENGEANCE, BUaUfBD ALIVB A WHTTH WOMAN AND SHOT HER PARAMOUR T< I DEATH. .TIIE WOMAN S tll'SRAND BAD PREVIO! SI.Y BEBN KII.i.ei, BY HER PARAMOTJR an oi-threak of RARn.wttTV |N KENTUCKY. Lebanon, Ky., l>or. tf. A mob inflloted horrlhle venpean-e oa a falthles* woman .ind her para mour last Right, when they bumed Mra T. .1. Weet nllvo and klll<-<l W. A. never. nt Mrs. Weat'a houaa na Cartwrtght Cr-.-k. on the Sprlnptleid Piko. throo mllea north nf this rity. The rrob Ip aald to havo nnnilo red ahnut fevniy flve, and It wa* about 12 o'clock whi n they ap? peared at Mrs, West'a hiuif-c Mrs w, st. Devar aad his littio daughter wera tha only peraona in the house, and wht>n tho moh called to Dever to i a ?? out, Mrs. Weal and the llttle glrl respon led, but Pever romain^d wlthln. JtaBt aa Mrs. Wrst reachad tha door MYcral ahota wsre flred at her and ahe ran back into the houae, but the chiM rernalned on tho outslde. Thr mob thi n flred B*T? eral sh,.ts in the housi, none of arblcta to. k effect, and aft,-r several anempts to p,-t Devar to oome cut. tho mob flred tho bull,llne. Th.- intonse heat flnally forced Dever to run out, and wlth piHt"! in band he atarted to a eornfleld a fow atepa from tho house, wiioro ho took ahe)ter beblnd a i "rn sh,. k and was flhot to death. Mr?. W< st perlahed In tho burnlng house, and thla morning her body was found ln the chlmney, where she had taken refupe. The llttle glrl pave the alarm this morning, but only msagre Informatlon can be galned from her. W. A. Dever Fh.t and klllod T. .1. Wrst. hus band of the burned woman, at Beaver Groen. on Cartwrlght Creek, Decsmber 7. Dever had a prellmlnary hearing nnd wiis released on the ground Of solf-def, nce. The klllinsr is thoupht to have been cauat ,i by Intlmacy on tho part of Dever and Weat'a wli<-. After Dever waa re? leased ho was eharged wlth Uvtng with the woman. it is aald Devar bad been warned that be would be kill.-d lf he dld not leava tbe county, Ho wai from Knogville, and laavea ,i wlfe and aeveral chlldren. Mrs. Weat alaoleavea a large famlly. The Coroner*a Jury has ao far fslled to return ;i verdlct. Wesl and his wifo h;id been llvlng apart for some tlme. and his wlfe had Inatltuted dlvorce proceedlnga She had been Induced t<> wlthdraw iho suit. however, and West was on hls way t" town to aee aboul tiu- matter when ho aaw Dever He anapped a pistol twlce al Dever aft.-r accuslng hlm "f crlmlnal Intlmacy wiiii Mrs. Weat, when Dever drew iiis revolver snd, deaplte West'a plea for mercy, ahol and kill.-d him. and ran swsy. He returned wh.-n the Coroner*fl jury returned a verdlct of juatlflsble homtclde, and renewed his relatlona with Mrs. Weat FEW LEQI8LAT0B8 IX ALBANY. TBE CMANOE MAOE BY THE NEW OONUTlTt'TION IN TME PAY OP MBETINO RE8TONSIBME. Albany, Dec 29 (flpedal). Th? | ati ement by tho now Conatltutton of tho Meefhbllng ot the 8>g - ,- ra nr.til th.- ralddle of the week, maktna day of meetlng the flrat Wedneaday Inatead ol the rtrat Tueaday In January, haa ha I tv:<- effect of ke, ;? !n>: away from Albany mos' of the membera of the ,:\iro on the Bunday bef,.r*. the openiW aeaalon. John I, Ollbert, of Malonc, who pr if thla amendment to thi C itll H n In the convention. did so wlth thla Idea : \ ? \ There arrlved horo to- lay only ? half-dosen legk> , irs. Amonu them were Hamllton Flab, Bpeaker of tho inet Aaseaabty; Benator Clshoon, of Auaabl. Porka; Assemblvman Lewla of Frankltn County; Asaemblyman Honalnger, of Eeaex; Aaaemblyman Browalee, of Hr-,orre- A aaemblyman Ivea r Nt Lawreuce, and Aaaemblyman O'urad; . of Rocheater, who wlll be th,- Republlean l-a ler. .\lr. Kish announced thut Jamea M. E. " Or.vly !,,. chalrman of th.- Commlttee on Waya and S Fred Nlxon of Rallroadi anl Frederl'-k s Robblna of Jud lary. There la good a ithorll aaylng also th.it Oeorge C. Auatln, of Xew-York, will be chalrman of the Commttl.i Cltlea 8TARVIN0 ON Tll Fli! RE8ERYATI0N. THK OOVRRNMENT ACCU8EI) OP BAD PAITH IN ITS TREATMENT OP TIIE COtORADO UTEfl. Cliloapo, !>,<-. 38.?A dlapatch from Denver says: "Chief Ignaclo and his band ..f Cte Indlana are atarvlng on the weatern end of tho reaervatlon s<t apart for tiit-m by a<-j ,,f Congreea last Pebruary, and all becauae the Oovernmenl haa nol kept its promiae to eatabllah an agency on the landa leaervi <i Early in the fail the chief was Informed that if h< and hla trlbe would ao to the agency at tbe eaatern ond of the reaervatlon, a dlatance of aeventy-flva mllea, they would recelve thelr money an.l ratlona, and the promlaed agency In thelr own dlatrict at Navajo Bprlnga wouM be eatabllahed before wlnter. But th,- Oovernmenl bn- nol kept its word a I the Indlana havo received no ratlona f,.r montha, Chief Icnado aaya he wlll atarve before he wlll po to tho old agency agaln. He says h.- ims kept his agreement and wondera why "Washlngton" doea not k?.-;. his lt is feared aome of hla young men wlll forage on neighborlng cattle rangea and thla wlll preclpltate bloodahed The Durango Board nt Trade lias alded the Indlana materlally nnd wh te Bettlera neat them have fed them oui oi acanty sto.-ks. Th,- Durango Board of Trade received no enoourapotnent to thelr application to Indlan t'om miaaloner BrownlnjK and now they 1ih\>- laaued a general appeal to Waahlnaton and tl e people ol ?' ? I'nited States tn aupply the atarvlng red men wlth the neceaaltlea of llfe. COTTOy 001XQ TO -I \l'\ Y. HEAVY BHIPMENTfl OP THK RAW MATERIAL PROM TIIE BOl TH T< ' V" >K iMA.MA. S.m PTsnclao D ? ? A morning paper aaya: ??Hi .w i hlpmi nta of raa e, tton from 1 ,in l New-Orleana are en route t-, San i u r>, gouthem Paclflc The ultlmate deetlnatlon of ? . ; .. ^ h ?? ?' ?? f reral areeka nta have i.n ro large thal the rall inapany haa been pom] lled to a?k f,.r In I facllltlea from the Paclflc Mall and Ocd dental and Orlental Bteamahlp Companlea d< ntal 8te in inlea. ?[?}:,.. ate, of ourse, th:i: Jai u - ln i ., - ng th. i imber ,.f her aplndl a, and nt.ng her outpul of m inufactun I ? jn other worda, the Japaneae are bent up'.n - ipplj niK ti- ?' hon.. n irk< l a th .1 m tato rlca inatead of buylt i ihem abroad, ai I arlll latei ,,n become a mai ring , omp, tltor ln the mar? kets ol the world. Thi total am unl ol cotion ;;, for h\- the rei r aentattve of .i Jai manufacturlng ayndicate la eatimated .f ? i . . - on N-a: y.-.'.t noi i. . than l"": tt balea wlll be eaported by tiie energel Oi ?-.ti, - Mr Matzumt, the r< pn - tntatlv ln iu, atio th-it Japam ae man ira tui ra ha. ? numbei ol thelr aplndlea from M 800 In 1894 lo durlng the preaenl year, and ah uld the experimeni pr0v, a ? - ,: arh* h thi re e.- ma d luht, ,i further Increaae will be mn-le. The atrldea of the rn Kiiwit In th.s r m- ' mai well be aratcbed with conoern by Amerlcan manufacturera AMBMICAA INBVRANCB /\ OERMANY. KAREY ANI. gATISPACTORT BOLUTIOK Of THE TROUHUs EXPECTED. London. I'ee. 33.?"The Btandard" "ill to-innrrow publlah a dlapatoh from Berlln aaylns thal Poulte ney Blgelow, who is rialUng Berlln In the Intereata of ibe Amerlcsn Inaursnea companlea, whlch have EIGHT BVXDRED 0\ FLOATtNO WE. riSHERMEN CARRlEIi TO BF.A ON A MOE IIALP THE MEN AI.READT RESCUED. Odaasa Dec. -"?' A dlapatch from Yelak, on the a>. 0f Aaof, asya thal s"" hall rmen, wlth a hun ,'o,',i sie.ik"^'.'"''1 boraea, wera carrled to w i on an ",,.., n.,11 of th, men have been reacued and ;,*,. JJeacua of tha othera la proceedlng. 1*0 OBT TBE DEHOCRAT1C CONVENTION. jn vi'-w of tha beaeflt thsl must aeerue to tha bualneaa Intereata ai-l trmde ralatloru of New York iv boldlng the aeai De??ocratle Natlonal Conven .','?., ,?,.. "The N-w-Vork Herald" annoum ? i JLiii i,.'-id the aubacriptlon llat for thal purpoee wlth a1?<)00, provlded Ihe real ol ti.nr, unl ri Slred b*) aubacrlbed bj lha Ihi laeai man of tb* clty. 8TANCHFIELD NOT BVfTB. THK MTNORITT I.KAPKK OM TMK FI.OOR OF THE ASfJEMBLT THHa WINTF.R. There were Tammany ahoutara BbOUl New-Vork Clty who riiiil.l acarcely contala their exnherar..-? when niflkliif th. annouae ment 1 fnrtni?ht or more ago that Henry D. Purrcy*a mnn, Arthur C. Butta r>preeentatlve *f the xxxvtfe Dlatriet, had been velected to aet aa the Democracy'* mlnorlty leader In the Aaaembly a- Albany this wlnter. The I shnnteis '-.k patna to t.ll . v.rv l.o.ly that li WB* a greal Tammany rlctorj over Benator Hill. wbo* randldate, John B, Btanebfleld, of Blmlra, had been turned down vviMi th* aid ol Bdward alnrphy, jr.. Mr. Hlira colleagua ln the I'nlted Btatea Benate; Rtchard Croker, who, although "out of polltlce," had conaented to take a hand ln the game of "floor? Ing Hill"; Wllllam F. iheehan, ex-Ueutenant Oov \ ernor, and othera, ln what Hill calla the "Irish < ,1.111... ? " Hlir - polltlcal di ith waa 'h.-r- ap a I aolemnly predlcted, and praparatlona for burylng | him beyond the reaeh of any klnd of a reaurre tion went forward m rrlly. Eveiythlng looked well f..r Butta and the "c-om bln. " ui.tll wlthln a few h ira of tha end of the Chrlatmaa D*y feettrltte* Then there came a aud : den ohang*. On Thuraday II became known that the ten Dtmocrata In the Klnga Count) delegation had declar I for Btanebfleld. The next day the Tammany Aaaemblymen of New-York Clty, twenty eeven atrong, reeelved a "Up" that Btanebfleld waa tha man aft.r all, The channela through whloh tha \ "tlp" paaaed leavc llttle doubt tbat it waa Croker*a own. Theae acoeaalon* gave Btanebfleld tblrty aeven of the forty-aeven Demoerata ln the Aaaem? bly, and Butta promptly went "Into tba aoup." "How dld Hill do lt? Dead eaay," aald a Tam? many meniii. r who eommented laal evenlng on the ! liphttiinK ehange from Butta to Btanebfleld. "Ha i jual apoke a fe? qulel word* lo Roswell P. FTower . ? | Hugh af. Lau ihlln and a few othera, who have . irporati Intereat* ol value on th* Kin*s County - ? of the Eaal Rlver, and alao dlrected ihe at ? a nf Murphy, Ci iker. Sheehaui, Antbony N. Brady, and thal gang of 'Huekleberry' patrlota, to ! the expoaed condltlon <<: thelr franchlae above the i Harlem, ahould the Leglalature declde to Inve* - gat !. itiitts, yoti know, hi?. been poalng aa the roe of con iratlona, .-?iv< i haa been ahaklng hl* unkempl mane aa be bellowed to the gallenea aorlallstlc Im ??? atlon* agalnal corporate greed and the aggrea I *lon ..;' capltal, Hill may hav* aaked Klower, Mur i phy, McLaughlln, Croker, Brady, Bheehan and th'* real of Ihe trlbe of Democratlc 'grabbera' what ki::.| of a defender they would tlnd in an allesre.l Anarchlsl Uke Butta, and If it wouldn't b* better to trnst to a man who knew ?omethlna of corporate i law. Anyway. II.ll strm-k tli.it crowd ln tlu-lr *oft< : it, and i'at la ahrewdly belleved to ba 'Huekleberry* and 'Brooklyn Helghta' lt dldn't take them long to *ee it:>. polnt, .'.r.d wlthln forty? tltrht hour-; every man Ja.-k of them hiirri.-l t.. ex plain that Btanebfleld, nol Butta araa the member tu lead tbe lienmrr.it;,. mlnorlty ln the Aaaembly, And *r< hear no m re of the magnlflcent way ln whi.h Tammany downed Hill1 and prepared hlm for polltlcal l.arlal." 8CORED BY MAYOR 8WIFT. THE "PROMINENT CITIZENS" of CHICAOO RE8PON8IBL.E FOR MUNICIPAL COR RUPTOON. Chlcago. li. -. 28 Mayor Bwlft roondly ar-ored rhicat-.i's "promli.I cltlaena" at .. dlnner laat ris.-ht. an i charged the c in iptl m i ' tba Clty Coun . , rl . lepartmenta of l lty*? *en le* to them. Tb* *p*ech bms glven at tr.e regular month ly banquel of the Commerdal .'lni>, ln r.;!'. to thal of Presldent Baker, of the Clvle lood < lovi rnm nl v. >: ? > . r: t' - th. :? ? ? admlnlatratlon, and mentlom l the *i : ng over the Councll glvlng franchlaea i, able u 1 electrlc ro* i ither corporatlona ? ? ? n to the clty. "The i r, s-nt Mayor, wlthln ?lxty daya." saii Mr. Ba ft, wlth ronalderable warmth, "has retoed i in ** paaaed by your repreeenta* glvlng >;.-i;-e in th* itreeti lo repreaentatlva property-ownera who came to th* Common Councll laked for them. Who I* lt t:,.it come* int v the Common Councll and aaka for sn.-h prlvllegea? vVho ls lt Who are a.-.-n--.. I of offerlllg hrih ?? for BUCh franchlae*? fl is jvst the same onea, the aame promlnent cltlaena, th..- rome Into the gam* Conn* Cll I'hamher and a.-\ th, irn to glve tn.m the rltht tn I. r v,,-.r str- lt*. "i teii you, thi ?? ?: i tlona come him*. Talk about anar by, talk about breedlng tl ? ? ? eommunlsm! tt'bal doea :r more than the repre ?antatlv* cltlaena of Chlcago, your htgh-toned bual nen, your patrlotic men; your promlnent l - Bg . ar* th* men a I o kno. ; of the Councll .ml ;>sk for Ulegal francl , ea. lt I* not the common people. \\'h,> brlbe* th* C mmon CouncllT it I* nol men ln the common walk* of llfe. They are men In your own walk* of llf t:nj? by your flresidea, al your cluba, l? ll your mei .n thr- ri.niin.iii aralk* of llf* that demand brlbe* and who recelve brlbea a- th* handa of tbe leglslativc bodlea or th* Common Councll? N'.>. II li your repr. *enl itlve cltiaen, your capltallata, your bualneaa mi n, R'h n have they come to the fr.mt. elther Indlvldually or collectlvely, and Invelghed agalnal this manner of obtaining franchlaea? vVhen wlll tlwy Come io the front, Indlvldually ,.r r,.1 lectlvely, and .:.-k ..f tba O mmon i 'ouncil adt quate remuneral ty? Never, to my knowledge. ?'Who la reaponalble for the condltlon of ? ? clty ol Chlc u: ?" Your repre*ent itlve ne*a men. If an assesaor growa rlch whlle In ofllce, wlth whom doea he dlvlde? N'oi wlth the common people. li.- dlvlde* v\:;!. th* man who tempia hlm ti tn.ike .i low a**e**ment; not th* man wbo has the humble littl- houae. bul the capltallal and the neaa m in. I will t.-ll you a good w.rk f.,r your Clvlc Federatlon, Urother Baker, aa.l i belleve you are honeat, ind I have found you bonesi ir: every endea\ r. Conflne your theorle* and effort* next three montha t.. eleel to the Clrj C m icll *la or elghl repreaentatlve bualneaa men. Let them comi over any Monday nlghl i I wltneaa the i h r-'. ? Itn. -? :. an I they wlll cea*e talk ing aboul theorle* ind underatand better ihe con? dltlon* u hl h : i? > : ?? clti* na and ti.ity of Chl? cago." BUBIED IX THK OBAYE HE WAS OIGGIXG. A TAU. MnMMKNT TOPPLBfl OVEB AND KNOCK8 ?nn: M v\ INTi ? TH :: H< 'i.i: his DEATH PRORABI.B. Mlchael Tracey, of Long laland Clty, flfty yeara i i. .\-~ dlgglng i grave on Baturda) nlghl In I'.ii \.|. Cemetery, when ? t.i: monumenl atandlng by toppled over and :? il directly acroaa the ln whlch he waa ?.'? i kli g. Th* fail of th monun ? I a quantitj of earth fr-.m th. ?Me* of th.- grave, and Tracey waa buried u neatfa lt. Other workmen In the cemetery micceeded, with mn.-h dlfflculty, ln removlng the fallen mo umenl and In reacutog Tra ey from hl* dangeroua poal tion. Hi waa un onaclou* when taken from the grave, and waa earrti 1 in thal condltlon to st John'a Hoapltal, where it waa found that h. l. ,.l . ?? i Internal Injurlea, and lhal t<n rih? wera bi .k. ii. He will probably dle Hia CBOWD AT A RM \1.L FIRB. EXCTTEMEN'T AT THK HOME OF CHARLE* RITK Ti i.V, IN PIFTH avk. A ^tnaii tite to.,k place laal night al No :.'. Flfth ave., the houa* ot Charle* Runyon, a d.stant re!a ttve of the Cnlted Btatea Ambaaaador to Oermany. Th.- blaae a i i lo a aervant'a room on tbe tr,j, floor of the houae, a four-otory brlch l.nildlng. Bome of tha membera of the famlly amelled imoke, iitni on Investlgatlon dlseovered the fir?-. The baat was by thal tlme ao greal thal the clans ln tha wlndow l.r.ik.- and fell Into th* atreet Pollceman Oallagher, ..f tba Mi .tion. heard tba falling glaaa and. looktng up, s;iw n Mk- eloud of amoke comlng out of tha wlndow. He s.nt in an iiiaim. brlngtng the englnea and * greal crowd of j,. iple. Then were fully i..r^?i peraon* io.ikin?r on while the englne* w. r.- ..t. tb* block. Some of them foi greatI; eaclted, ii t . ? i aeveral women acreamed when Ihey aaa the people ln No. 2G ledve the houae One of the Bremen wh.. v..nt up to tha room eaally extlngulahed the flami hul ihi cpntent* ol the room w< re de*ti >y*d The damage wa* about I '?'| The houae la owni l bj (leneral Danlel E. Bickleo, who ll' ? i nexl rl A llghl h. eft li rnlng In the room, and ht flre from thal // \RR\ RICK '/ l \ VOMBIT8 81 I'lUK. Albany, \" ? '"'? il' ':rv Rl I tntendeni of ihi Metrofiolltan Inauranci Company, waa found dead li i i* company'i offle*. ln Ihe D< graff Bull ling, ln Bouth Pearl it . at 10 i moinii.L- 'l ? i were i irni '. on l:i. : .. i* .ni a t.ti.i beneath one of the Jeta An Improvla. i tube, made of paper, eztended from th* (el to ihi n.-ii?'?? in.. ith lt la aald thal ba wa* al ..n :.. n'- .... oui i A letti r to hla wtf. found on hl 1...I-. n ? ? .\i> i ? it w .'.'- ii. I. -l ,.,. i pn fer lo dli KI i? thi i hil ln n ann t ike V-.....I cara .? th. tn ^ our i. vlng huali, ,i "HARHY rtlCKM \N " ir.- u i- th.r*. -foi ? ? ind lefi hv..- cblldren, ti.L- oM -.I ai whora i? Oi ? >. ira ><ld. THEORIES THICK AS HOP& LITTLE LIGIIT OX THE CBIME. VISIT OF A DISCHARGED MAID TO THE BT'KDEN HOU8B. IT IS THOUOHT THAT IT MAY LEAD to A rns FII'.I.E CLEW -" 'AITAIN PICEETTI NEW THEORY as TO THE WAY tiie ROBBERI GOT INTO THE HOUSE DET'ECTIVEB AT THE ROUBH AND IN THE BRUNBWICK CORRIDOnH. Th? clrcumatsncea connected wlth tho Burdon dlamond robbery sre atlll ahrouded In tho doep est tnystory. All day yest rdsy detectivea from the Central i.iti.v and from Captaln Plckett'a station in tho Nlneteenth Preclnct were worklng on the r.iso. but st nlght they were ompelled to scknowledge that ao deflnlte clew had yet been obtslned Theoriea there wera a-plentjr, and n.-arly every one held ;i dlfferent one as to how the thlevee gslned sccesa t>. the house and aa to tii.-ir manner of ,pr,-Hs. A raSCHAROED MAIDfJ VISIT. An intoreatinp fscl became known yesterday whi h may fiirnlah a clew to tho mystery. A Trlbune reporter lesrned on good authorlty last nipht the following story. About elght montha apo a French maid, Marie by name, about thlrty flve years old, entered the employ of Mr... Burden. She was with the famlly at Newport last sum mer, but never enji yed -Mrs. Burden'a entlre goodwlll, owtng to tba mald'a excesslve M-tem per, she dld doI pot on well wlth tbe otber aer vanta in tho household, snd aoon sfter tiie return of the famlly from Newport to this elty Msiie was dlacharged. Bince her dlacharge Bhe hsa been ilvinp Bomewhere ln Blxth-sve., where she has done work, It is aald, for prlvate famlliea On Priday morning Isat, tho day of the rob b, ry. Msrle went t,. tho Burden house st 9 o'clock to eectire, as she Siiid. a bottle of head ache medldne whlch Bhe had left In her room on the fourth Moor. Th^- laundry n..ti.i. who was in the kltchen at tho tim- Msrie cslled, Inaiated up .n p .Ing up to the room t" eeeure the bottle rathor than to all >W Mario to do so. Tho visitor, therefors, remaJned downstslra and engaged the chi f in conversstlon whiie tho laundry tnaid went upstalrs. The latter 8 ar detalned for alx.ut flve minuti-s. and up. ti roturiilnp to tho kltchen found that Marie ha i gone, leavlng word that she would call aome other tlme for tho medlclne. it was Impcfaalble to learn the addreaa or the Burname of tho dla rharged mald, It is aald that th- maid had left tiiis informatlon with one of the aervanta and thst the laundry mstd had plnned the s!lp of psper contslnlng tho address on the wall of her room wlth a balrpln. Recently this alip of paper has dlaappeared, when or ln what rn.mner it is not known, (lA/.f.M'f CURIOU8LT AT THB HOUflK. People returnlng to th.>!r hom<^s from chureh yesterday morning Btopped in front of tho Bur? don home and looked with curioslty upon the brownstone front, which. however, exhtblted m> algna that one of the greateet robberlea known in the ann ils of crlme ln this etty had been cm mltted only forty houra before. Mv Rurden vas In consultstlon the greater part of iho day with iho detectivea and St least a score of tn.m passod in and ont at the front entrance durlng th,- dsy. It aeemed as though nearly a!l the friends and acqualnfauicaa of iho Burden famlly ,-alIed la the afternoon anl early evenlng to .,ffer thelr eym psthy. Mrs. Burden received them In tho front parlor Bo contlnuoua was the stronm of vlaltora that H was 9 o'clock in the evenlng before the famlly had tho opportunlty of tdtting down at the dlnner table. Rep .rtera wh i triod to paln ac-ess to the fam? lly dld not fsre bo well Mr. Burden refuaed to s,-o any <<f iticm. \ Trlbune man called toward evenlng and Inqulred through a meeaenger if it waa true thst Mr. Burden had offered a rtwsrd ,,.* 110,004 for the recovery of the Jewela or for In? formatlon leading to th.- arrest of the thleves as generally reported yesterday. Mr. Burden denled that he had offered any rewsrd or had advertlsed for the Jewi ls ln any way <>th*r than through the notlce wblch appeared in yeeterdsy'a Trlbune over his name. Tho corrldora of tho Hotel Brunswlck wore crowded all the sfternoon wlth detectivea and reportera, whoae prlnclpal occupatlon wsa t hat of waltlng for aome now development. Tho botel proprietora stni insist that it is hlghly Improbsble that the hotel was uaed aa a mesna of scccaa to the rear <<t tho Burden l.ii'is. . It w.is said st the hotel that the only wlndow through wblch a man could hsve reached the houae waa cloaed all of Priday nlght, and, furthermore, thst William Telabow, the head s/slter, was close bealdi the wlndow the gn at. r psrt of the evenlng. CAPTAIN PICKETTg THEORT. Captaln Plckett aeemed to agi.wlth the hotel people so far a* that goes He said to a Trlb? une reporter yeaterday tbai hla convlctlon was thst the thlevea had aecured an entrance through the back ysrd, coming In from Twenty ai renth-at. The th.y whlch found the great eai credence al the Nlneteenth Preclnct atatlon asa that the burglsra had aecured an entrance through the Btable al No. 4 Baal Twenty-aev enth-at. Bealde the atabli is a long paaaage way leading to the rear of the bouaea In Twenty aixth-Bt., and it is said thal the burglara could ,-,-,--il3l have forced back the loch ..f the Iron gate at tne Twenty-aeventh-at entrance to the pas ?ageway. After gslnlng sccesa to the pssaageway, cllmbing the r. ;ir fencea aeparatlng the thleves from th.> Burden ysrd would hav,- been a ?om paratlvely esi y mstt. r. The dlscovery of aome empty j.-w.-l boxea ln the Btevenson yard adjotnlng aupporta tl theory that the robbera escaped through the atable Actlng Captaln CUrien, Af the Detective Bureau, apenl moal of the da) st Pollce Head quai :? ra ? maulting wlth his mi n. He asld to re? port. ra thal h.e had no theory ln r. nnectl n wlth the i bbi rj thal he cared to dlscusB. "There ls aba. lutely nothing new In the aae." aald rn . "an I I do nol care i i dlacuaa any .,.' ihe theoriea that have been i r< p <tu d ai plau ilble The publle may depend upon lt. however, thal we ar,- dolngevei - thlng p. aall le ln our p. sei to Bolve the myatery." The i hl.; theory advam ed bj the pollce is thal there wsa coUuslon of s.'in>- aort from wlth? ln. in Bupport of this theory, the pollce, after carcfully queetloning sil the aervanta now in i)... Rurden houaehold wlthoul aecuring any d-flnito Informatlon, wenl on Baturday to aee ,,,i. Deaverney (nol the aame Marie men tloned above), who aome tlme a>; i was a truated French mald peraonally In tbe employ of Mra Burden. This itiri left tbe employ ..f Mrs. Bur ,|, n iboul two yeara ago, however, snd has alnce marrii I. Bhe enjoyed Mra. Burden'a fulleat eon ftdence, and the pollce, after croas-queatlonlng the glrl, absnd ned the theory that ahe w.,s ln any a*ay Impllcsted ln the robbery. lt w.is lesrned yeaterday thal Marie Deaverney waa a - much eaerclaed over the vislt , f the pollce ? ? home thal on Baturday evenlng ahe went to the Burden houae an I told of all that had between heraell und the p llce, and waa nsaured thi t Bhe waa n.>t auspected of .my col lual .n. v. ATCHINQ THI BTEAMERJ Nobod) bellevea that thlevea aa experi bj those who accompllshed thla robbery would attempl l ? dlapoae >.(' thelr booty ,-ith,-r ln ttiisa clty or iu any clty nesr by. Th.- general opin? ion advanced by the detectivea yeaterday waa i,,,,i the robbera h;id by thla tlme pul ."ti alderable dlatan. between themaelvea and tbla ,ji. The pollce say lhal tln- moal llkely plan wuuld t?- for the robbei to take the Jewela abroad and dlapoae of them In the dlamond mai k t nl Parlfl or of aon.Iher large rity Outgolng Bti-uiin-ra wt-ie watched by tha de tectlvea on BstUrdsy, but tho burglars may onslly have eacaped by wsy elther of Phllsdelphla or R..st,)!i. bo 8here is as yet not the fatntest clsw to th- ir Identlty That the robbery esn be taken aa a proof of the Isztty of the pollce protectlon In thi? city the hlgher offlclala atrenuoualy deny. The pollce aay that tha aenasttonsl preaa f t:;;< i ? haa pra< u ally ststed thst New-Tork is ?.- aplendld Held of operatlon for all elssaea of crimlnsls, and thst aome recenl publlcatlona have vlrtually extendi I an Invitatlon t" out-of-l ?wn crooka to come here and help themaelvea. ono of the Inctdenta ln connectlon with th< robbery was the f.'.'-t tha* a guesl "f tho ; Brunswlck was under Buaplclon all Baturday morning, owlng to an aecldent. This , was Captaln J. Btewart McKensle. ..f tho Eng lisii Army, Nlnth Lancera Ha came over wlth the Earl -f Dunrsven, an-l it t".>i< all ihe In fiuence "f th" Bsri to persusde the pollce that , CapUin McKenaie was nol th-> thlef. The trou? ble ar.is.- over a bathrobe. Captaln McR>nzlo has n room that looka ..ut over th.- courtysrd in the resr of th.- Burden house. Ha also hsd a bathrobe. Baturday morning his bathrobe was found lylng in th" ysrd back of th- Bur? den resldence. Thla led to an Inveatlgatlon, and durlng the Inqulry tt cam.> ..ut thi: the Captaln bad lald the bathrob- on tho wlndoW and that it had fallen out. it was not untll Influentlal frlenda vouched for tho Captaln that the polli ?? '?':;:-. d to jre htm aekance. He \\ 11 much put out about tho matter. -? ROBBBRT IN FIFTH-AVK. THJEVE8 BTEAL 1180 WORTH OF OOODi FTt'.M . MME. .Iff.IA fcUYSTS M'AI'.TMI'.NT.s. Tho pollce of tho Weat Thtrttetb-at pollce atatlon have another burglary to unravel. Thla one occurre l BaturdSy afternoon in the noms uf Mme. Julia Uaya, at No. 2.",: Plfth-ave. Mme. Maya occuplea the aecond floor of tha t.? iil-lin>r. and the thlef, arho only : ,? i!,)-it twenty mlnutea in whlch to aecure hh booty, managed to get <l chatelalne watch, a dla? mond and aapphlrc rtne. a i>dr nt lorgnettea, a gild chaln, and .-, pocketb 10k c >nl .1: ; % Hk Ti:.- amount of the atolen g>>0 is aergr>'gites 1180. Mma Maya waa ':i her room at 4 o'clock. an.l was called out to see Roger V. BonneU, the real ostato agenl 8a eharge .>f th.> buUdlng. Bha lefl in h?-r room a eolored mai i and ,i woman wboae nam refuaea to glve, but who ahe declarea La of auch undenlable reapectablllty aa to b- above auaplclon. Whlle Mme Maya araa talklng to Mr. i: imell this womaa and the mald left the room, and wh<m Mm>\ Maya returned Bhe found the plaee ln confualon. Petr-'tiN.. McOuIre, of tho VTeat Thlrt!eth-st. po lce atatlon, :s at work on th ?-? md the only clew he haa to work nn ha* been furnlehed by Mrs. A.l.-e ll Clancy, who Itvea on the flrst tioor. Mrs. Clancy aaya ahe found a young colored man In her apartmenta on Priday afternoon, but he ex cuaed himsoif and aald he had gotten Into the arrong apartmenta. Thinklnp he waa lo klng for a ild employed ln tho houae, Mrs. Clancy'B luaplclona were not arous, I untll ehe heard <>f th>- robbery ol Mme. Maya'a rooma. U is thia young eolored man that Detectlve McOuIre ls tryinp to flnd. TBE AUDIENCE ITSELF TO BLAMB. VEROICT OF THE CORONEE'I JURY IV TfTE TtAI.TI MORE PANIC CA8E BOMB BEBIOU8 CHAROE8 MADE naltlmore, Poc. L") (Bpeclal).?From 10 o'clock this morning until nlghtfall B Coronor'fl Jury sat invostl gatlng the Pront-ai '' leatre dtaaater. Tho in.piost was repleti v.,,,, Benaattonal featurea, but tho ver dlct of ihe |ury waa thal the audience Itaelf was to blama tor the dlaaater, Beveral aerioua chargea wera made by wttneaaea, Whlle the majority of thoae examlned reiterated t'r... gaa-leah atory, two or three declared that the panlc waa eauaed by malirioua peraonfl for tha pur? poae of plunder. One man teatlfted thal a womaa had her dlamond earrtnga t..:-n <>ut of h.-r eara, ami thal .--\.-rai men were aeen to leave the acene on a run, Employea of th<- theatre and membera of the Oriental Opera Company atated thal If the people had departed quletly tne houae could havo been emptli ii iii si.\ mlnutea, Durlng the Inqueat, whlch was held at tho Central Pollce Btatlon, crowda of Polea and Ruaalan Ho brawa crowded about tho front of the buildlng ln ;,- ni ly as great a Btate of oxHtomi-nt as on the nlght of tho panlC. Tll- yordlCt was by no meana katiafac ti.ry t', tii. frlenda and relatlvea <?( th" trictlma and thoae wi") eacaped from tba deadly panlc. Th, y i.i <??? i thal from tho greater part of th,- tostimony given it waa apparent tbai the defecttve condStion of th-- gaa-plpea ln the houae waa as much the cauae of tho dlaaater aa the und te excltement of tln- peo d the) aay the |ury should at leaat have con Bured th,- theatre proprletora. it is likely that a number of aulta for damagea wlll > .? docketed agalnal the Maryland Theatre fom pany. Already lawyera are buay aecuring the names of -':,i<.- ? ha Buffered by th.- dlaaater. Thor^ was a remarkable ecene at the rn-iandor Cemetery, somo mllea oui of tln- ,-it>. ar m I laal nlghi No more novel funerala ever took plaee ? aection than thoae of Mosea and Kati- Bala berg and Bamuel an,: Rebecca Kr-anif-:- Theae were among the youngeat <-!ii.tir,-n uf Priday nlghta ,lNast,-r. It was c'ose on fo midnight wh.-n four clumay, rough wagona rolled Into th,- cemetery. They lervpd as romblned hearaea and carrlageB. Tn each vehlcle reated a plaln pine bok, wlthoul varnish or irnamentatlon Ai,,ng one sid,. of the wagona w.is a wooden bench on which sat male relatlvea and fi-i.-nils of the reapectlve bereaved famlliea. Theae men acted In the triple capaclty of mournera, i >a 11 - b.-Hi.-rs and grave-dlggi ra Th.- graveyard waa dlmly llghted by torchea and lan erna, whlle the four Httle gravea were dui eloae I igether by m.-n with long whlakera, who worked with feveriah energy. The w,.ik waa aoon over, an.l wlth a few almple prayer* the four bodlea were Interred. After tne llttle bo* 'a had been ,,..-,_,i up, atakea were drlven in;-. the ground and a rope was atrung around the gravea, ? ?n thla rope lanterna were Buapended t,, glve warnlng t,> a watel er, wl.? upled an eli vated poaition m arby, ln caae -i:- grav ????? llatiirbed. The plalnneaa of the fnnoral. tbe unuaual hour of midnight t ir depoaltlna the remalnaln the ground, the flare of tha torchea and the gleam of the lanterna made a ? iene full of weird grewBomeneaa, The midnight burlala were due to iho orthodox Po lah and R isalati ? istoma of i ? Ing a natn in the home more rhar after death. Il la alao a Ruaalan when membera of the Rueslan Ulth meet violent death to bury the vletlmB Inthi ci thlng ln whlch they dled, aa the dealre la to bury th> blood wlth the bedy. For thla reason the t> ur chlldren were burled in the clothli ^ In whl h tii y dled. MAY REACB TBB W0RKB0U8E YFT. BTOEIE8 TOLD BY A TOUNO MAN IN CINCINNATI PRO\ V. TO BE 1 NTKI'E. Clnclnnatl, Dea 9. n. W. Webater araa Bned C and aentenced to thirty daya In the workh luae y- J terday tor cheatlng the Qibaon Houae of a B7I i, iard t-i'.i. Hla aentei ? lapended untll January 2. howevi r. w u n he told Chief I ? that his name waa nol Webater, bul W, k Corner, ar.d tbai hla fathi r li W. R. Comi r. aa-i rei lenl ,,f the Palla Meater Company, Boaton. Hla grand ? ia j ihn h. Comer, he aaya, mllllonalre preal? denl of tho Coffee Trust. llvtna al No. H Wen Bli ? ? rrth-st., New-Tork. "1 h ive In my own rlghl a ahara in a M,0M eatate lefl by my mother to my telf an<l my sist.-t. and waa dependlng on ^???'??s wh.-n arreated." He ahowed a letter from Chleago from his wlfe, aaylng hai fthe m mey would ba [,,,. i hlm iboul Chriatmaa. ??i have heen a travelllna flaleaman for aome tig dealera of Boaton," aald Comer, "and only rec?ntly w:s marrled t>. a young aoclety woman In New Tork." john ii. Comer, who wai aeen al ? h me 8>y a Trihiino reporter laal nlght, aald: "1 hasg a grand Biin named w. R. Comer. Tha h.st i heard about him was thut h>- waa employed by ? frult tlrm ln Chleago. U,- is to reoetva a Bmsll legacy from th. oatuto of a deceaaed auni after January 1, bul ll Ib : ii one-tenth r.art of M.*** "is father la a elerk In rery rnoilerat.- clrcumata g near n and win* never connected wlth the Falla ll. t!-r I'ltupiny. My grandaon, who was twenty ,.ii.. yeSra old thla month, marrled .,-i Eaal Bobi >n woman .< year ,. ; > laal August aaralnai tii.- wlahee : 1 I have had nothing to da ? tii htni im ,. i was never In the coffee bualneaa, but w,,s th- asalatant manager in thla clty for th. New-Haven Copper Companj t [i sat May, wh.-n tho company cloBed Ita Nea Tork ofllca lt la all ri ... .,, iay thit I it ? i mllllonalre, for l have never held any poaRlona tha: would mik<- mo ono." TWO ITTEUPTBD 8UICIDE. WHIIE THB M\N' Bt'CCEEDED, THE WOMAN l \II.lil' Jamea Paapax, twenty-four yeara old, of No. ;>s Perry-et, Newark, ^llot hlmaelf ln 8he head al tha boardlng-houae al M liastera, al thal addreae, enlng, Hi had been dead two houra when found Blnce Chriatmaa ba had been drlnklng t>. ,\ , He wi employed In the celluloid worka He haa n itlvea ln hrooklyn M Marj M llugh, l ilrtj rlvi yeara old, of N,> pi Bhlpman at., to k pari gi en laal evenlna a I . the Intentl n ol . ?. lina ? : llfe Bhe waa taken i,> Bl [larnabaa'i H lital nd wlll I mm er Bhe Ba) < her iiiist.iin i lll-ir, ated her, ON \i;\\ VBAR'B DAY THB N Y HERALO Will ( i ita n i.ooo Prlae j m thorn,. ntttl I "A 1 -i ,.f N.i rati I ' l Cuiiilnued dally untll eoncluded. I> W't uila-i lt.?Ailv. IT MAY BE THK LAST BES8I0H IMQUIRT AT THI YACHT CLUB TO BEGIN AT 10 A M. MOST OF THR BVlPaMrCB AI.KKAi.T B*> ?OafJ UOUT tiPON thk TatamMoary of ths WlTMBgggg OgjNEBAL BKUMf TIUT DtTNBAVBM FAILBTJ T'? I'ltnvK BTt* CHAROBB, The th'rd. and probably th" lrtst. aensinn of th- Inveatlgatlng <'<>mmittee called to probe the charge* made by Lord Duaravea against the Defender syndicate arlll he held in tha modei room ..f th- New-Tork rachl nub. N .. 81 Madi BOn-av*., to-day. The m**tlBg will h.- called to order at i" a. m.. and th.. proceedlng* will prob at.iy he atrlctly private, as ail the B*c**otM have been. What has trnnpplred thu* far behlnd th* cloaed door* <<r the modarl-room i?, to a great .-xtciit, ii matter "f auranhae and speculatlon, al tii iugb ti.. i. ,s apparvntly no douht that the evldence ..n ti..- parl "i LorU Dtwrnva* i* all in, and that h* fBlled to <stabli*h hl* chargea <.r alleged frau.l. His departur* for home with his frlend and yachtmate, Arthur tj*e*am, leavea no doubt aa t.. lus te*Ma*0B7 having been glven, whlle hl* de*pondenl demeanor ani the few word* whl.-h his companlon sp.ke prlor to embarklng Btrengthen the impreaalon that his caae w*a a fallur*. With the Bngltali evl dence *U in atul nothlng further tO flx the charge <.f fraud and foul play in the D*ft8MMV ayndlcate than almple suapld m; wlth the chUf" accuser on h:s wa) acrcaa th* aea **afor* the caae in cloa*d; wlth nothlng to he djosM furth.-r than to examlna th- membt ra of th- Defender <rew ani the captaln of the Hattle i'a'm.T. her tender, from whlch the 13.000 pounda of extr* ballast arer* alleged to have been trana ferred to tha Defead?r; wlth ari doors to pogaV ! tlve Informatlon locked and double-loek-d and bolted down by the membera of the coauaalt ! t .?, it ls only natural that Int.-rest ln the whol* J artair should have smnewhat wane.l. CHIEg WITNEMES KXAMIXED. The moat lmportant arltnea*** f >r th* Da> i fendor alde have been examin-d, lf the report* ! whk-h were drculated y**terday may be relled ; upon. Nat Herreahoff, th* designer of the | Tahkee aloop, showed I.y his lestlmony that the Defender would have been useless as a racer lf th* amount <>f addltlonal balhMt mentloned in Lord Dunravei's charge* had been placed on board This tostimony would he cnough to Bhatter the Dunraven theory, but lt was foi-. lowed hy the tMtlmony of Mr. lselin. in Whldl Iu- mad. an emphatic denlal of the ehaig-. It was at the requeflt of Mr. Is.-Iin that tl.e ln gatlon \\as ordered, becauae he feit that he was peraonalty responalbte for the rnana^e ment of th.- Defender, and that the chargea w.-re dlrectrd against him peraonally. ln hla letter to the Yacht Club, demandlng an investl? gatlon. Mr. i^ Un aald: I waa reaponatble for the pnper ofBcerlng aad mannlng of the yacht 1 peraonally examlned tho ! . .-'b hol-l and ? very part of her ..??. the morn ol 'he ;th. inini. llatel) befor thi i >. and I know the aba lute fatalty >.;' tl pul I con *i ;? :? myself, therefore, aa *tan Itng before the ? ,ri 1 aolemnly charged by Lord Dunraven with ,-.n offenc* a* lus.". co il . i? " he Imputed to a si>>: - . . . gi m tn, and wh ? ? inuy ?- ent and repel, and more than that, vm- . bavlng betrayed the confldence of niv aasociate* m the ownersl p of the Defender, the trual placed In me by tba New-Tork Yacht c iuo, and tha goo.i aame of my country, aahoe* reputatlon for fair play waalnvolved ln the conteM. Mr. Iselin's I?IIBbOBT was ln line wlth his letter, and gave the Earl of Dunraven B0B8* ttrfflg to thlnk about on his way h .me. The wltness, s who will he called to-duy will probably con,.!, .rate what has been said by Nat Herreahoff, Mr. is.-im and Captaln Hank Haff, and th ir teatlmony, with aom* adll tlonal afftdavlta, which. it i? sald, Lord Dun? raven left wlth his lawyer, Mr. Askwlth, will clcae th.- caae, except as to the argumenta of Mr. Choat* and Mr. Aakwtth. ALL QCIET AT THK CLT.'B. The New-York Tacht <'luh waa unusually quiot yeaterday. Thera were no vialtor* at the place, and the few membera who MroU*d tfl compared notes to **e how llttle each knew about the trial which kept ev. n nv-mbera from the upper floor for aeveral daya The general Impreaalon was that the case would be cloeed on Tue*day, and that the com? mlttee would haaten to make the proea**UBBB publlc. The yarns told by the Tankee sallor in.-n who were kept ln the lower regtona of the club for two days clalmed more attentlon at the club than tbe Dunraven Inqulry. a Itt* tle rtpple of excltement wa* caueed )>y tht- ap pearance In front of the houae at about nooa ..f Mr. Askwlth and Mr. Hamllton, of the Dun raven party. They dld not atop?dld not *v*n look toward the houae, but walked on to a neighborlng hotel, where they had breaki'ast. At another hotel nearby, the membera of the Defender crew were kllling tlnn- artth the aid of plpea oi all degreea and klnda Th"y were all dreaaed ln thelr "Bunday toga," and thelr queerly cut clothe*. black velvet and other Btrange capa and head-covertnga attracted as much attentlon aa thelr brawny, Bure-enough Bailor-Uke facea They would talk about tne weather and the prospecta for a bard wlnter, about Dahlng on th.- M ilne coaal ot- ihe Oavor of varloua klnda of tobacco, bul i n the aubject of the Inqulry, or anythlng connected with it in the remoteat a/ay, they were abaolutely .iiinii.. Hank Haff was reported out of town. and the truthful hotel clerk aald that he would ibly i. .t return untll this mornlng. rJome comment was made yesterday on th* pathetlc llttle apeeeh whlch Arthur Glennl* waa reported aa bavlng mad* after he l*ft tha clubhouae. "This is ? aad endtng to a great aport." he w*a reported as bavlng *aid. "l don'l belleve that this arlll end th- gr, at Bport," aald a yachteman. "Ther* wlll be other itlonal ta.-.-s. Men In Bngland will bulld boau wlth which they will try to *rtn the America'a Cup, hut I douht if Dunraven wUl ever have another chanoa In that dlrecttoa." Thla ii n. t the <::.i of ra \\ ith boata fr...u i But nn* >.?? I iln-Doarav***, V il! be ae, n I.t. .\,.\ .>. nor*. A OLOOM OVER THK PARTT. The Earl of Dunraven'* departure from th? cit.v wlth hi* frlend, Commodore Arthur Olennle, aeemed to throw i glootn over tbe frlend* who remalned behlnd t.> protect hla interests ln the i: vestlgatl ii whlch la now under way. J. A. a. Hamllton nnd Oeorge H Askwlth ar* *:ui at the I'.t'.n- ?. ... an i are the only membera of the i party lefl 'ti theae th .r. s. The Engllah aympatblzera go Into aeaalon when H. M. Keraey arrlvea ..; the h itel, bul whal they talk aboul and what they thlnk fthput the invatlgatlon t* | 'All. Mr. Ki r*ey has been about the hotel wlth tha Earl'a bi retary and attorney moat of th* tlme Bince the departure l Lord Dunraven on Satur? day, He waa aaked about tbe report that Com* 1 ? i remarked Just i efor* his de? parture thai "thla wa* a r*ry aorry endlng to the ap >tt " He rr-plled: ?i belh v.. ti.iit is what he ?atd." "How long wilil Mr. Askwlth and Mr. Hamllton remaln?" Mr. Keraey was a-k- i. "1 belleve." he anawered. "?hat they will re maln untii the caae is ci .*.vi." "You ar* not aware oi ..... planaf wvi* the next nueatlon, an i In n ply he said: "My ex pcrlence haa been thal i am never aura of any? thlng." Ifr, Aakwlth walked through the corrklora ajf ti?.. Brunawlck after breakfaal yesterday tor*> uoon, pufOng al a tgar, and evtdently medltat ing, One cannot belp thlnklng lhal it Mr .\t?k with had nothlng t. dlaturb hlm he would t>* \ ellenl com|tnlon. However, the w.-'.ghty - whlch he carrlea around ln reference to ih.- Investlgatlon make hlm dlstant. Wh*n . . i yeaterday about the departur* of iHin r.iv n, he aald: "I^ord Dunraven aalled becauae li araa urgenl that he ahould return home as aoon as poaalble, and he .had doaa ad that ha eould bere iv> his actu.il preaence, Th* real of I'? b i lm i can I ? Iu k.-d out for by thoa* \\h,> havt remaii I behlnd." "Dld the Earl teatlfyr Mr. Askwlth w-aa iink.i^. "N ?w. i .1 n .t . at. to aay h j .t or tlttla aliout Whul h.is !.,,? d.." , ,??. >,U inMf Inatlon of the newa is the duti .f uiherg. i hav* Blmpl) actad my part ,m\ ulat M "L>o ?.m think that tha Karl waa aatUtlad