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NEW-YORK? ../^?scJ WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1897.-TWELVE PAGES. PRICE THREE CENTS. A MILK TRUST FORMED. ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION FILED IN NEW-JF.RSEY. DAIRY rROnVCTS TO BE fDLI_EC*T*ED ANT? DIS TRiiit?::r> ?ti-sthmaticai-LT?the frojkt ork or the ?con?ct:rn say PUCKS will be i?wrnr:D. Trenton, N. J., Pec. 21.?Artl'-les of Incor poraticn of th. rann and Dairy Product Com? pany, with an authorized capital of |15,000,000, wer? fi led with the Secretary of St ate t??-day. : The company 1? authorized to d?a! in butter, j cheese, eggn, milk, vegetables, poultry and other foods Th? priiii ipal place of business will he In Jersey City. The company win have 14.000.000 of preferred stook and ?1-1.000.000 of common at?.ok. The Incorporating stockholder? are John B. Bll-imsifllild ai d Henry C. Everdell, of Hrook lyn: Samuel li. Lawrence and Francia 13. Lowery, of New-York City, and Burnham C. fitlckney. of Elizabeth, N. J. The company 1? the result of the negotiations which have bean under way for several months looking towerd the formation of a "milk trust" Tho capital for the formation Is said to have come largely from abroad, principally from Lon? don, and the remainder was subscribed In N'ew ? York. It Is Intended to Introduce an entirely ne? system of supplying milk to New-York and Brooklyn and nearby places. Arrangement-? have been oompleted whereby farmers wh?> have |..?.-n supplying Isolated creameries will ship direct to the trust Borne of the creameries In this State and through the mllk-produclng belt In New-York State will be turned Into d.pots for the trust. The milk of small farms will bo delivered to these depots and forwarded. In other places, where the produce-s are in busi? ness 00 a sufficiently large scale, the milk will be shipped direct from the farm to the depots ? In Jersey City and Hoboken, and thenoe di*- i trlbuted to the customers In New-York. WU__ THE PRICE BE REDUCEDT It la cfe_!med for the trust that thare Is no In? tention of increasing the price of milk to the consumer, but, on the other hand, there Is like? ly to be a re luetl'?n in th? price, while at the same time the milk will be better than the aver? age now served in New-York, and the iru.t CSD pap more to the farmers than the isolated creameries now pay. A member of the trust to-day said that this result will be reached In this way: There ur now 3?>me four thousand wagons delivering milk in New-York City proper. There four thousand wagons require that number of drivers, and on SOBAS of them the driver h.i** a h? lper. The ! routes of thtse sellers of mlik cr>ss and r-*cro.;p. ? and it Is rot uncommon for a SCOTS of rn .kmen I to serve milk on a single city block. The trust 1 flizures that It can give a Letter service than is now furnished by these Independent milkmen , with less than one thousand wagons. The city CM! be laid out Into routes, and properly cov- | ered by a thousand wagons where the four thou- I r_nd are now employed. There will be In tho j cltl, as Is now planned, a serle? of central sta? tions, to which the milk will be br??tight direct from the receiving stations. From these central Stations in the city the wagons are to radiate through the city. Mlik under the existing conditions Is now sold In New-York at from three to eight cents a quart, an RveraK" price of six cents a ouart, de Hvered. It Is estimated that milk ran be re tailed la any part of the city for f? ur cents. The saving In the raductlon of the number of rs will allow tnls and leave a maiKin far greater than can now be hoped for by ihose In i he business. There will be enough profit to -.lable the trust to handle the milk from the ( ?w to the consumer under the latest hyplenic ] principles. It will permit the trust to keep a .1 watch upon every farm from wh Mil! draw a portion of Its supply, and It will enable It to pay the farmer more for his product. When this is done the trust can insist that the quality Of the product shall t.e better. FARMERS TO BE INSTRUCTED. One thing that the managers of the trust j propose to look after Is the Instruction of the farmers. The idea Is to make him a part of the business. They say that at present the only question with the farmer Is how he can ke?p nls stock on the least money and produce sufficient milk to give him a ?profit. As to uality of the ini.k the farmer ?ares noth? ing, so long as It i nsaea th?- m ik Insp? The tr it's Idea is thai the farmer '?hall learn that proper fe.-ding will produce milk whli h will n .t only .fand no chance of b? ing con? demned, but which will bring him a Letter price and better returns in other ws The practice of gro? ere and others selling milk, it Is understood, will nol be encouraged ?uh-stati ?ns where dairy products may be pur will be established, and In them the g.,ods handled will be look-d nit.-r With the sai <? scientific care that they ?a 111 be at the main ?tatlona -? INDIANS Burn THE OOURTBOUBBB. THVT HOPS in rms way TO DEBTRO. nu. i ORM AND AVOID PATINO THEIR DEBTS, C.iicnpo. De-. 21? A Afspatoh t> "The Times-Her? ald" fr .m Wichita. Kan., save: "1 ? ? lion has Ived at the ofl ? I th< I'nlted _ ? : ,- South IteAlesier, Ind. T.. to the ef. I ? i - '??:.. . | has . ;? .-.?piracy to burn th? Ur ? 1 .-? i - ' ?hi??i court buildings in the Indian Territory. 'The burning of :..?? I'nlted States curthous. at Ardmot>; the o'her day. with a.l Its records, Is a first atterai t to plot. The !: .....ns are is i i ? be growing mors . , :.. -h?-?, as upon tn-it day ,i. .,: their tribal ciiirtn ar? abolished and Federal u lave : ill lurli llctbn :n lltti affe'-Mng the Inlians. Under the Ii lian law one not su?- another for debt _r- vast numbers o? noie: held ?v shrewd Indian-- t.?. nsl their less provident brethren, now on ??> -t. ?le, which ean ? sn?-?l on ar 1 ??. t< ; as soon as tn* Ir.dian? rams In ? I ? '.avr. It will ruin many ihousai Ii ol India. have i.. re'.u?/.ire b? en considered wi ? ,viy. end It is the ?_!_?on'.tnt of ilie di thoughl ?o be resp - alble for I hi plot to iui n recordi and imped?, as far as po the I II tration of Jjstif-e in tlie LTnltod State? courts. De? tectives ar?j watchiriK the movements of the ?_* pected Indians." -o-? SHOT ASI) KILLED BIS STEPDAUGHTER. -RI__? Or A rOHMEJK ME'MBi'll <>K THR I'ENNSYI. VANIA LMGUSLATI-'UI Wllkssbarre. Penn., Dec. 111. James Grlner. pro? prietor of the Pullman Hotel at Duiyes, shot and kliied ??.s stepdaughter, Caroline Bhafer, at noon to-day. They had q_arr?*!l<? i ovr money matters, Griner jf?-vt nlmne.f ir, at once, an.! wai bi ... I to the wiikesbirrre jai: He wai formerly s mem? ber of the L-r/i-lature. representing wiikf-f-bar-o In th? House or Repreuenu.lve. In 1896. Win ?erm expired he went to Duryea. where he pur? chased a hoteL I'RJNCBSS DI CARINI SADLY THE ATE I). IJCPK'SONED WITH HER I1UND IMfdHTER F?Jlt THE I_AJBT FIVI TEARS ?T HER TRUgTEg. Palermo, Deo. 2L?"Il Oui litre Delia Inola" tells i shocking story of the Ill-treat:n?nt of Prlnesss ?11 'arinl, who U separated from her husband. 1 hat, with her blind daughter, sh.- ?.an been shul 1? for the-last five years by her trustee, and has ?r.ly lust succeeded la ?ending u leurr (o the po Ice ??veallng th?i tact of her lmprisor munt. Th? pol ce .uve Uberat?-d the Prlucess, and the trustee h.is en arrested. FIVE KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION. T.orrdon, T)"c. 21.?The man?,fr?-.r of Mo; r*| ? ,r 1 stlllary at Hull and fonr of tin- tmploye? wen il'i by an explosion In tbe works tnls evening. -?> Christmas w?r>?-k will be enjoyable If you ii??\? a ?tito of Ballantine's India Fue Ale. (Jrder from Acktr. Mtrrall & Con.lit; Park & Tilford; It >i ?ri C.rey. AS3 irth ave.; Ma? y & J?-nkiii_, .7 Liberty st.; G. Facclnl, 710 7tn aw.?Advt. ENGLAND AM) JAPAN IN CONCERT. THE BRITISH SQUADRON To MAKE A DEM? ONSTRATION AS A PROTE8T AGAINST THE PARTITION OF CHINA. London. Dec. '2.2? According to a dispatch from Shanghai, tha Hritish aquadroo will mak?; a dem.'nstrati'n at Che-Foo, on the north coast of th<- Fhnn-Tung Pr'.montory. as a warning, It Is supposed, that Great Uritaln Intends to op ??- -?? the division of China without consulting hir-r. It is reported there that Russia has offered China a loan to pay off the indemnity of the war with Japan, and it Is believed, says? the dis? patch, that Japan and England an- acting In con? : t to jr.>serve China from dlclntoarratlon. Favoring the Idea of a protectorate over ?T'entrai China, with a capital at Nanking. It Is rumoi'-d, also, the dispatch alleges, that n ?arge Russian military force is coming over '_/ 1 from Liberia. A German-China** Commission has hesn ar? ranged, according to a dispatch fr.>m Shanghai to "The Dally Mall," to settle the boundaries of the occupied district at Kiao-Chau, it la evi? dent, therefore, that the occupation will be per? manent. The same dispatch says It is rumored in Shanghai that the TiritIah intend to occupy Ta-llen-wan, south of Pert Arthur, in order to guard the Uu'.f of Pe chl-11. "The Dally Mall's" correspondent at Tokio reports that there 1b no excitement thai* over the news from Port Arthur. The press Is calm and the public Is Indifferent. RUSSIA AND CHINA. THE THIX'HY THAT THE OCCUPATION OV BORT ARTHl'H WAS A HnQtEt, TO THE DAPHNVI VISIT. Bi-rlln, Dec, 21.?The "Cologne Gazette" insists upon the accuracy of Its statement yesterday that the Russian occupation of Port Arthur was connected with the visit th. r* 0? the Iiritlsh warship Daphne about a week ag. ?. Ai? a proof !: in.mts out that there were iit-.tuer RUMlan ships nor a Russian oonsul at Port Arthur at the lims the Daphti? visited the harbor, and it argues that Russia could only have learned of the visit through China's complaint. The "Cologne Gazette" embarrassed the Gov? ernment to-dxy by declaring that the other Power* v*.nia Boon follow the example of Qer? and Russia, n.?w that the partition of China had actually begun. <>th?r newspaper* bave ?pressed oplniona In a similar vein. It baa i"? n hinted that Prince Henrjr'a dcstl natlon la another point than Klao-Chau, nnd that h<- will receive the supreme command In the China seaa. Th-> "Norddeutsche Allegerr.e'.n?' Zeitung" has ened t.. Issue a denial of th?-?** aasumptiona, de? claring that they were not watranifd by the facts. The Paris corresprindent of the "Cologne (laset to" ' . * l] -1 his paper yesterday that a week ,i^ , In splta il the protests of the ''hin??-?, th? British warship Daphne entered the, inner barbor at Port Arthur presumably to ascertain wheihsr or no: thsr? wer? Russian Bhlps there -? RUSSIA BTJTINO SUPPLIES LIBERALLT. Ban Francisco. P?c. 21?In mercantile circles lr? 8an Francia?** much attention I? paid to news from the new Orient. The tnteUlgenoe that a Ruaelaa fleet ha? oc-*ip'*?l Port Arthur, following so closely on the now? thai Ru?bIb bad obtained a Arm ?trip pn Corea, leads to the belief that activa hostilities i.etw-en the Mikado end the Czar i-iir.rro? long be deferr? 1. It is regarded a? algnlflcant that sK?-t>ta of the Russian Kmplre baVB r- :.'.- mads BS1 ?Ive p-:r rVixe?, of arri.y BOPpHS* In tin United P'ure? Tor the garrison at Vied? ?stock a rev* da eable messages from Vladlvoetoek, via Ht. Peters? burg, were received la thli city, Inviting ?ever?! i on an inune ? r, ntlty of proi The merchant? hen enl Ipate a great ilenu.r BUppliei to maintain the fleets nnd armies no* risvmLi'.Ing In the Orient. THK JEAN HART ORDERED TO CHINA London. r>'*- 21. -A dispatch from Rrest ?ays ?he I'r- r. h cruiser J.-an Hart ha? been ordered to pro? ceed immediately t.? rMna. The Jean Bart Im rated as a ?e*nn1-f*ia*4s T';i??r Bbe is of over 4.'?'? ton? displacement, is ?i* toot long, has 4X feet I? to, and her estimated apead !? II ; ? Bht y-^g nn armored deck four In hea In thickness, mo inti * .r 11-Inch <i ?'? rk-flrti i ?*; ?:??. Bl? : g una fourteen 2.--Inch gun??, and naa til ?rum of smaller calibre. He.- crew numhen men. PILLING A GAP IN GBRMANTB NAVT. Dantalc, Dec. 21 Admiral vor: H'?!'mar, In ehrist new Herman cruiser Vi?eta t ?da.. ???y |s ship i ' ' pere*ptlb s ?rnp In ? -.1 navy. The name awakes tha m? of the vanished glory of past power, bul both -.f theae, whl? h have been long and sorely missed, have uprisen afresh with the n?-w Kmplre. The powerfully mm- the Emperor and the Empire, either for ..fr? n i or defen?ce." ? ? - NO DEVELOPMENTS AT KIAO-CHAU. Bhanghal, Deo. 31. -The Qerman Admiral rom mai .: g Klao-Chau Hay refuses to ndrnit BOWS? pa] r n, i. within the <;?-f]nnn lines There hav? ??-. ? ?f rther developments at Klao Chnu. All Ib quiet ther* BIO FAILVBB IS MELBOURNE. C H. JAMBA RtTINKD BT TUB Bt'BBlIMQ OP Tin: I,AM. BOOM UABIUTIEfl 14.200.004 London, Dec. 21 A dispatch from Mellvni?n?, V torta, Baya that C, H. Jam?* has failed for i*. -" Th?! cause -.f hl-? trouble? i?. Bald to he n.? bursting ?.f il..- lard boom. \EABB RARING TBOUBLE AT TBIPOhi. Bl im: .i'NIi'li BT TTRKIRH TRfJOPfl OUTBID? Til ro GATES OF THE TOWN DISTURBANCSi KUBWHBJtM Tripoli, Dee. IS (delay? i In transmission).? Several thousand Arabs who had b.-en d-:non Btratlng outside the gates of thla place have ?- n !Urround?t-d by Turkish troops. Th?? shops "f the city are closed, and th. Ar.ih agitation agalnsi the Government is Increasing. There w? rt- disturbances on December 17 at Amrus, near here, ah the houses Inhabited by II ews were pillaged. Thirty of the rioters ...??? u?-? Bted by the troops London, Dec. 21. A dispatch from Vienna nay? that the Aral?? niong the Persian <;uif, notably a: Basrah, Kurnah and El Kallf, have revoit? ?1, and 'hat troops are on th' lr way there. COA M LOFS ER AL 08B0RNE IS DANGER. A M'N OP THE LATB I'M. RJELMBOLD ARRESTED K??i: Tiii-KA I'KM.Nii TO SHOOT HIM. London, Dec. XL Ohsrtse HelmboM, son of tha hue Dr. HelmboM, of New-York City, the well? kn urn patMit-medlelne proprietor, has been areated and i i -, ilting fi'ii at the How-st. police station ??ir -hf chargi '.f threatening to kill United States ' !ei f ti) < ??borne, luirlnn the last tMr? .? WBSkB he bad be-n li.niir. Ing the United state.*? Conaulate, ahabbtly dressed, an'i demanding money. 1I-- told a story ?if tho selsuro of (?is ?lothes and offeotB by the Berlin coistil for debt, and declared thai Mr Oab ri.e wan responsible fur tn<* salsur*. lli-iiri' .1 1 ... - ai.n* i*.i .1:.,.'.; "unite t.'irrt last I-*rM,i>* Mr. Oaborna ordered him to leavs tho premise*. Thereupon HelmboM b?casse violently savaged an?i shouted: "L>- you, I'll oom? baca and shoot you." He returned y<-s't*r?lay and repeated his ihrt*at. Mr.'Qeberne, remewbaftogthe renies caaa, BUBun '?'? '? t pell ? i'. ? ? .nd bad him arrestad, 'lilt- phyMclanj think llelmbold maane. fI? ha* :;,..- i,:,! i, r'ni? hi i, i.iftn "? r. nl years, living well when bl I ?>?? . ? ind in d< sp . .. v-iry between remlttana it le auppoeed ti.a.1 ?he Berlin adventure? h?- deeertbee art- lmasr Inury. An attt : 111. t has been made t.i keep the aiiaix secret for the sake of llelmbold'? family. JOSIAH QUINCT RE-KLECTL BOSTON GOES DEMOCRATIC BY ABO FOUR THOUSAND. THE ItF-PfBIJCAN CANDIDATg FOR OOV-M ?CARRIED IT I_-.ST MONTH ?U9SS THAI THREE THOUSAND VOTKS ]?OR THE HRTANITE. Boston, Dec. 21. Mayor Joslah Qulncy \ re-elected to-day by a decreased plurality 0 ex-Mayor Edwin T'r-ton Curtis, his opponent two years ago, and the city, which went publican at the State election last m??nth, ngaln Domocratl<* by about four thousand. ' attempt to split th?* Democratic party In city by vigorous work on the part of Thm Rlley, runlng as a Bryan Democrat, pro futile. Ills raill's were crowded and his at enees apparently enthusiastic, but less tl three thousand voters supported him at polls. Notwithstanding the strong effort which *. made by the Republicans to get out a her vote In the suburban and Back Bay wai which usually give heavy Republican maj? ties, Mayor Qulncy mode great gains over vote for Williams at the State election, wl In some cases there was a decided falling off the Republican vote. On the other hand, usually strong Democratic wards, where registration for this election ha* been hea did not show any special gains for the Den crailc (sandldate, and In some cases th?*re wai decrease. The surprise of the election was undouhte? the small vote for Rlley. Even in the wai where he made his greatest efforts few ?a? found In his support at the polla In his o' pre? i ne t he received only two vot?*s. With su-h a splilted campaign and the grei est registration In the history of the ?rlty, U a generally supposed a rornarkably h?avy v< would be cast. It was therefore disappoint) to the Republicans to find that the total vc was ?mly a little over that of two years ri when the registration wan 91.481 to 108,480 the present election. In the former contest 1 twe?*n Qulney and Curtis H4 ?,er cent of t reg ?)ration voted. Ixsss than if? per cent w ?poll? 1 ? ? lay The total ?. tie for Mayor, with on?* pr??oir: missing, Is as f. i1 ????-: Qulncy, ? i".? 7??T; curt 35,741; Rlley, 2,885; Gold tetn, Bo? all?t, 77V.. Jo?lah Qulncy, a de?cend?nt of the well-knoi Q'ilt-.rv family. was l">rn in Qulney, Mass., Ocl her 15 IM He nm educated at A'Umi Acaden and Harvard Hol leg? ar-.d was graduated ? honors In the clan- of 'SO Fvir years !n'??r he W gr.vluated from the Harvard U*?- School and a mltterl to th* bar Mid political <*ar*?*r b?'K??n wl the secretarysl :p ?if tbe Massachusetts Tariff R form League Though originally a i:? , . ne. ame m?. Independent In MM, opi ele?*(lon of Pia'.-.e si ?1 Logan In ??? I he was ?le-t?d to th? Ho :?n ot Representative? Msssachusetta In i*?S*t he w ?? .. I'omo-rarlo Htate Committee, servir?/ ??( Its ?>.?. r tary In 1*?? he *-?-n nude .-halrman of ths E ?entire Cenunltt( Ii iWi, .->.airman of the sta Committee, il?. ?s*i a delegate le th? Nation convention which nominated Cleveland an I Itere ?on Subsequently, a?i member of lbs Den ? i >' National Con.? ? id rg( M e Literal '.;... ? Assists - .?,-?? ui ?.?-r i ;. ? h im in ici tjr only all months Retun ? ? . ??...?.?,? ; ? . - io be was elected ! Boston over Edwin I i*ton Curtis, wh i?*a,t_d ar.iln >?? Itel lav ? DSMOC-SATIC TJCTORT IN MKIUDSN. V?r1?"en, ?"?un , I??.- tl Tha ?-t?v ?'.??-Mon he' here to-day resultad In s De? ?ers ? f, Am< lees, the D?mocratie candidats for Mayor, tefes Ina his Republl en opponent. Ar1? I. about three hundred and fifty majority I??-m cratlc Aid ' ? ? ? I ? thr? e or tha t'. i a erde DECLINES To RECEIVE TAMMANY BONBl KHormeh baptist imnsTSR refuses to a. r-gpT a ?".irr i-r.. _: ntr. : i X),? Rev. Qottlob Tetser. pastor of the Be I lei man Baptist Cburob, No ?Wi Weei forty I ::** rofrir??* ttM MHU? Of T < ?*,- ' campaign fund which ??' offered to When ?ven by a reporter last night he ref ?? ?" I !'?* isa .'- ?i tl n In declining t?. .? >pt s ri: fn i ? Mr T ier is the ? i , ..-. ?? ? i ?. ?? of M ?? i:- .? ? v. i | , Ran ? . , ,'? '. .... Tammai I r J ? RIO FIFE IN SANSAS CITY. Tilt. AUDITORIUM AND M'DITORIt'M I"Trt, M: - ? ?TED AT \ I/ KH ??P Ii KiTi.i City, Mo., J ??? ??; The Audltorlun l-iris-?*?1'. and finest playl use v.?-.t ,.t Chlcsco, an< the Auditorium II? tel, ?of most I .int.; family hot? Is In < led ? : ' lm?*s ai its.. w< ? . . in (h.- the re i .,c -r i o'clo -fc this m 106 guest* . ? ? ? ; ? i ?.tlexai i local 1 ? ? ? ?? ' -?? The In I ? high Ii?-inr.in- e in a g:?-.?.: d( ?l of Insu allowi ?i ? la pee The lire originated In an ui i om of tl ? it'xth floor ??f the theatre, and resulted fr.?m thi rig of ?Ctrl llghl ??? n s. It was fli I i.y N ill? Clerk il?a?y, irho awoke tt.- gueata Tin . Included many families, with children .?f all age? and the greatea confusion ensued Kor a I ????me.! thai th?* flames would !>?? conflned to a ?in k',i- floor, but <ifr?-r it bad apparently been broughl under control u burst forth again, and deftod al efforts of ths firemen. M i o? tbe guests, a aft?r the ii r t alarm that the tu- would n .t apre id r?-r urned to hi Ir rooms I)?-1h\ in getting ??. continuous stream on the fire, however, enabled 11 t<> get beyond tbe tlr?*men'a control. The flam?*? spread rapidly aloi rooms on the nrt'i snd sixth floors, end sow munlcated with the hotel through tbe small aper tures In the firewall which separated it from the ti ?,i:i? Once m tbe hotel the flames were beyond control The excitement then broke onl emons ths hot?-i guests afresh, and hurried scrambles t.? save personal effects follow?**?.. Before the guests had been ordered from the building a second time, the bulk m (h-ir belongings had i"-?*n carried out More tiuiiii ones, who ii?-?i from their rooms in t sir night clot hea at the start, were given quar? ts, ? ir i nelghtx ring I ?ti In th? theatre, th? ?Voodward Stock Company, which ha? been tha standing attraction ?ii. r< enlng ?if the pis ? last October, managed to in. bulk ..f ?t* property Earl) altei the ? ond imrst of flames th?. tl remen gare up of \\hk in?' structure. Although the building In v. lu.-n the A) ? itarted I prs Hi all. a from nun? ? t, the main Auditorium Ktilldins ihcr? were open? ing In nil the upper siorl which made th?- ??,???? hulldingi on-, .?nil made iii?-in both an easy ?rey . a flames, once w? II tarti d. Bui Pelletier, of the Ineurance Patrol, refu ? : t.. il low h. m? ? ? tho bulldli ? ad I rpau? im?-, and all efforts of the Bremen were ronflned to t!.itslde Luckily, tbe structure stood alono, si no time was surrounding property threat? ??in ?i. The firemen v>..ik?-?l her.jlr.ill>, hut within u few hours bolh th? theatM and the hotel had been ?gutted, the blcm-r peri ot the r< ,?f bad fall? n ii .-.?..! ui?..??t one-third of the weet w.- ? 11 of th?- ho t?-i collapsed The Auditorium Was built In 1SW5 by Col?>nel Qe<,rp.- W. Warder at a cost of Ko.noo. It wa I ;i,.. ?-. arder <;r.m.| Opera House, and wai opened by liooth an.l H.irr. tl After .? hrlef bul ?-???'ful season Warder traded ih?- propert] to '?? irge W. Henry, of Chicago. Henry reopened tin- theatre, but it ?gain failed to ps* ex| In VHm the National Hank ol Commerce purchased tbe property ?-nd metalled John P, siocum, u. well known Eastern thenirlcnl manager. After another fe'luro the bank traded th? property last Oct" ber to Alexender eraser, and ths latter leased the propert v to Paxton and Burgles, who presented the \v.iward Block Company end n list of flrsi , . of Hi.' over ID :.r .1 % Tl.. plan proved i decided ice? -, ??. : for rat ' ts In eptloi the lu lltorlum ? :i.. ,i pai Ins property. " 'Tls excellent." Is the verdict of connoisseurs re gardlng Ballantlne'e l'aie Ale. s?tv.?iI .?i .Manhat mn lioffmim. Waldorf-Aatorla, Holland, L-eiinuni co's, and Murray BUI Hotels? Advc DEADLY GAS AND SMOKE. ONE FIREMAN KILLED AND THREE HURT AT AN' EAST SIDE FIRE. tup: ni.Azn was a pmaij. afvair that ptartki? IN" TIlR HASF.MENT OF AN* EAST FOL'U TEKN'TH ST. TBNF.MT.NT-HOfFE?THE DEAD MAN' A BROTH ER OF ALDERMAN OAKLET. As a result of an insignificant Arc that started In a WOOdbta In the basement of a tenement-house si l No. 42?i East Fourteenth-st., last evening, one fire? man was killed and three were badly Injured by j suffocation from smoke and ga* The man who WSB killed was: OAKLET, Martin J., twenty-seven years o'.d, of Engine Compuny N'o. F.. Th-? Injured, all members of Oakley's company, DAVIS. James F., of No 4SI Baal Fourteenth- St. f??NNKf.l.Y. P-'er. of No 4CA Sttv.nl-sve. HBaO, Thomaa I'.. Bttlftant foreman, of No. 2S4 Pleas? ant ave. Mead and Donnelly wore removed to Bellevue Hos? pital, and Davis ?vas taken to the New-York Hos? pital. All of th? Injured men who were taken to the hospital were unconscious, but It is thought that til- y will recover. In tin- basement of the building, whore the Are started, is a stable reache.1 by a long runway from the ?tr-et. About in the middle of this runway Is the stable office, where Jacob Steli.mUler, the proprietor, naacta his bustnees. Adjoining the j office Is the -.nace devoted to tho wood and coal I Ins need bj ihe sixteen families who live In the bouse. It was In one of the?e bine that the flame.-? Started. The tir? was dlacwersd by a stable em- ! ploy?, who Informed Steinmuller, who wa.-i at his \ s'ipper In his rooms on the Bret lloor of the house , st the time, that th* place was on lire Btelnmut- ? 1er .ir . the employa ran down Into the cellar and tried to put out the Barnes with & few buckets of water, but were unsuo?:essful, for the fi?mes had ; gotten beyond their control. Some one sent In an alarm of fire, and soon the a;paratus ami men of Company No. 6. which Is situated nearby, were on the ?pot. Fireman Oakley and a part of the Company rsn into the building to reach tho Are j from the hallway of the house by means of a I narrow stairwsy leading to the basement, while Other* made their way through the runway from ' tho street. FILLTCD WITH SMOKR. The fire wa? hardly well under way when the i house was filled with smoke, and many of j fl?*d In terror to the roof, fron which tht.y passed 'o oth?*r buildings, although a few of the tenant*? were able to get out through the main hall ti soot aa th? Bremen, headed t.y Oakley, opened the door leading from the hallway to th* ,tr ?tali?, they were enveloped in a thick ?moke, a . accompanied by an overpowering ?mall of Illuminating gaa (>akl<*y led tho way, ami w..^ probably overcome before he had paaaad half v, y .1 .*.?.:i tha stalra It Is supposed thai he slipped and fell, for he was afterward found at the foot of the ?lairs. Head and Davis followed Oakley, and loo, -.eie overcome on the stairs by tho .?moke and g.u?. and Donnelly, who went into the building by the runway, whji caught by the vnium*) of noxious gases a* ha entered tha place where the -? -i through the llvary-stabla '?nice. Iri the mean ?irr:?* ?<::.? T .t ; irires had ar? rived an I were piay.ng their long '.hies sf hose on ? which were soon lUbdued. D was then that 'he four unconscl Bromea were found lying ll pools Of water which had been poured into lbs si la i \ ? ? ?j Chief D. J Mahr, with several ' Hook and Ladder Company No. 3. In Esst 1 if-, found ths unfortunate men, and lragg<td them, With the assistance of others, from . . ? Rav. James Le Baron Johnson, curate of ? . bureb, Who Is ?veil known in the Fir?* De ,...r- ::i..i.-. aril tiie I'.ev. N B. i'arey. a curate of ? i'impel, waten l? near the bulkUn*. had tho '-ed int.. ti*e dispensary of ? - arh re ' ??? wer? *.?re| for by Miss F. res n the dispensar}', ?nd other attendants imb .? es arrived Hurry ca is wen '? ?? ? ?i .< mi ii mee?, and within a shorl / ?-.?? Men I ' - ' I I ?spits I. It .k ? ? - - ? va ith i' -.?..?,''? ? ? life WSB ' * ' i ~t '?' r ? | . . Itis fl ittl the : . f tl , ? .. wera . |t .... / ? . ? ? ?'??i I A BMALL MOHB1 LOm i - ?f Mi on th? building, -, i ?.-, : ?? ?' - of Ke ?'- Rlvlngton? t tl m was started by ? f | ?US* ? !, .' . - - 1 i . in the wood in or Bet Brn I > the bin with s In J. o ktey. tha dead Bremen, was a brother n .1 hn T. Oakle? ? : . .i ?o the Firs i ' ?: ?ri n? nl rtva Iren. , Mr .)- i?.n, ?d Urace ?*h ireh. broke tha ?.f h. r husband'? death to th?** widow, at the - of the dead man's Baeoelatea ? TELLING OF THF KAISER UVBDBB. M?, K Mil OtVBS I'AM ?..'.! V. T!VSTIM?>NV A IAIN T CtuBMMBB . .. ,, w;, penn. Dec 21 The hearing of James Elisabeth K De Kalb, Ihe ;?* - al? Bf martes O Kaiser in th.? mur? .-.'- of i.'- wlfa Emma P Kalaer, on Ocl bar?, pi, ,. before Maglatrats Lenhardt this . f The Magistrate's ?ce was crowd? i. Ing unable to gain admission. Mrs. ... hoi while riding with her husband on ? ,.i near this town Th.* alleged motive at ,>,,. rim, was ths desire to secure 119,000 Inaur? u,. .. on her life. Kaiser ha* been sentenced to d, ith for lh? murder i. trlct-Attorney Straaaburger refused to penult ii . r -.. waive a hearing, and aft>>r a few minor .-. bad been examined Miss r?e Kail?, the n< tori ui "woman In black." went on th.. stand and the el ny of her Hf?* arid of the conspiracy. Her tory was of a startling natura ar-.d moat damag? ing to Clemmer. The :ait..r iistene?i with Brent at? I, -, ,.., to ber words, but remained ,-alm and cool under tha trying ordeal. She told of a plan which Clemmer and Kaiser had agreed upon for getting Mr- Ka?x r out of i he way This was to chloroform the woman mrt ?hen set fire to Ihe bed. This p'an, ild, w?.-. not carried out, be?2auBe Kaiser lost hi? nerve. BflflB I?. Kalb told of several earring? rides r.he had With Mra, Kaiser, the majority of which were planned i>y Clemmer. <>n all of the?o unforeseen clrsumatancee happened, which the Commonwealth believed delayed the murder of Mrs. Kaiser. Her description of the drive which ended Iri the murder was minute, _nd was listened to at? tentlvely In telling of the drive <?n the night of the mur? der, Mlh^ De Kill? saitl that on a previous SCCS? slon Clemmer hatl purposely Injured himself so that h? could collect th?* amount of Insurance h-dd by him on an accident policy, snd that on the night of the murder of Mrs. Kaiser she was Informed that Mrs. Kalatr was to be shot and slightly wounded, so that some money could be realised on Hi? po.ici held by h*-r against accidenta Misa lJe K laid she ..mi ?'lemmer rode in a carriage some ioe i. .iilnd :ne carriage In which were Mr. and Vr.t Kaiser T?o Kaiser carriage was stopped lu tha road, and when aha and Clemmer drove up to within a . hort dlatance of it Clemmer allght?*d and Went forward. A few moments later she hoard hoia Bred, and Clemmer shortly afterward r~ ?' -i-i- drov? back to Norrlstown. They th tor l'htiadeiphla. On reaching th?-li turned and they drov? back to Norria town. They th'-n ? i reaching their .m lu the latter eitv ?'Iemrner confessed to hei took train lladelpl liv ?'le 1 ? ?' ?III 111 III-' I?? I It (11 VIL* ? i? ??.??.>?' ? ? WI44- . .'.?.I \\J 1I4JI ih.it he h.nl killed Mrs Kilter, an?i he began to i d he was sorry he did If. He asked MbH I?,. Kalb to git. bit? < hlorofoim and kll. him, Bay? ing he ?roiiih ii"i kil hliur-elf, because he ivns a Catholic Bhe declined his propitslilon. C'Jemmer told her thai Kaiser hold hi? wlf?*.'? arms while he ?hot her. -. v left Philadelphia next day, and sub? sequently moved to different placen?, both earning a llv< o. .. d by working when they could g<*t employ? : Miss I?- Kalt said she was twenty-six year? old. Bhi ?el Clemmer m Pottavtlle In um. and-lived With him In I'hll.nl? ildua uirder various names. At tu? oncluBion of Miss !>>? Kuib's testlmon) Clem? mer wa committed for trial al the March term of . inri Misa l?e Kill, wa? then pluoed In the dock. wa r? i a healing, ano wan also committed f..r trial Bl the March term. It I? underalood that the charge agalnxt her will be that of accessory after tl.?- fact, and that she will not be tried for murder la ths first degree. BANCROFT FIRED O.V AT 8MYKSJL SHE WAS ENTEHING AT MIGHT, CONTRARY TO REGULATIONS-.*,N APOLOGY FROM TURKEY. Constantinople, Pec. 21?When the United States 3hip Bancroft arrived at Smyrna, on thi nl^ht of December 4. she was greeted with a blank cannon shot and rifle bullets from the fort of Yenikale. A boat from the warship, sent shoreward to ask for explanations, was tired on and compelled t.i return. Thereupon the American Admiral lodged a protest with the United Btates Minlstor here, Dr. James ii. Angel?, win) uemanded the punish? ment of the guilty on?-s and an apology from the Turkish Government, which w?s ?riven last Sunday. In addition, two Turkish officers wore dismissed and sentenced to a week's arr?-st. The entry of ships Into Smyrna at night is prohibited, hut on this occasion the lamps In the outer lighthouses wer?, still burning, and tho Bancroft stopped when the re'iuislte slgnaU were made. Washirgt??n, Dec. UI?The Navy Department received news of the firing on the Bancroft to? day from the State ?Department, which had been Informed through Minister Anteil at Constan? tinople of the outcome ?f the Incident. The matter was not regarded as of gr>*at Impor? tance, in fact, several Instances have occurred within the memory of naval officers BtStioni 1 at the Department of just su?-h arbitrary efforts to enfoi ? vexatious port regulations, which are common to Oriental s? ip irta A similar rule Is applied at Havana, where the Kims of Morro Castle do n"t hesitate to Are at any vess?i passing in or ou: of the harbor after nightfall, ami the Russians established a similar nil? (though inore liberal In scon, i St Vladlvostock, th.- great ?Pacific fortress, after the guards had awakened one foggy morning to find that a large British squadron was lying under the guns of the forts, having ent'-red un? seen in the night. The fact that the Incident Is consid?re! <-!osed by the Minister and th* naval authorities in th?. ? Levant la still further enforced i?y the announce? ment that the ertiis.'r San Fran'is.-o, which had b?en lying at Smyrna, cleared only a week or two aj*x> for a western Mediterranean port. -?_ BANES RETIRING CIBCULATION. TUET HAVE ?IV*?TN* l.*P THREE MILLION* DOLLARS SO FAR THIS MONTH. Washington. Dec. 71.-Mr. Coffin, Acting Con? trol er of th? Currency, to-dny called attention to the fact that the retirement of National bank notes In the first twenty days of this month reached tie sum of 0.000,000. This Is said to be the first time in the Ins? ten years that the voluntary retire, menta heve rea?-h?d this amount In any one month. Under the National nankin??; a?*t th?' United Btates Tr.-a?'irer Is r. ?'. allowed to receive for retirement more than COfiO.^ In any one month, and hence all deposits to retire notes In the laet ten days of this month must he refused This exceptional condition, Mr. Coffin says. 1?. j due to the prevailing low rates of lnter?.<t. result? ing from a superabundant of money for Invest? men', which has advanced the price of United Bl ?tes h??nds. Mr. Crffln expressed th? opinion : that the law should be amended in this arti?*ular. as It Interferes with the elasticity cf the currency and ths r.atnral law-, of trade. KILLING OF 1 BEBICAN SAILORS IX JAPAN. AN WVEgTIOATION OKTH?? AFFAIRS RIMNTJ MADE BY THi; STATE DF.I'AP.TMi.NT Washington Dec. 21 ?The Sta**> Department has ur?ler:_kfn an Investigation of the killing by Jopan?*??? of two sailors attached to the United Statei fleet on the Ailatic S'atlon. The exact con? ditions under which the afiaLrs occurred are not >?? t known here, and ths Stats Department is try? ing? *o bam them through the United States Min? ister In Tokio and the consul? in Japan, prelfm Inery to determining what steps shau be taken to secure reparation, If it shall be foun?! that ti*n kt?lngs were, p..? Is expected. ur.Justlf.able. Ths fir?t was of a sailor named Montgomery, formerly attached to the TorktOWP while, she wa? on the Asiatic Station, and the other was that of Frst-k Ui'ps. a native of N'ew-York and an ap? prenti ce on th?* flagship Olympli. He was killed _? Nagasaki The onVlals here havs been advise?! of th?- hare fa-ts only. but. following so closely on th.? assaall nt K ?be Is I ?September by s Japanese mob "tl 'he ?ailors of the TorktOWn, th?SM affairs have srou??.l 'li'-m to a determination to ot tur? protection for American sailors In Japanese ports. WOULDN'T LET A POOR WOMAN GO. A OERRT aOEXT INSISTS CPOS. THF M'TTFR OP RIS Dl TV IN SPITt OF A PLEA FOB MERCT. Therf was a lively scene In the West Thlrtleth-st. police si ition I I night, when Mrs Morris M. Eck? stein, of No O West >y*orty-thlrd-st., th? wife of Senator Thomas C. Platt's private ?jecretary, went ther?? to protest ((??air'..?' an arrest. The person snested was Mrs, Annl? Prank, who had been found begging with her four-year-old daughter in her arms, in Twenty?second-st, n -ir Hroa.lway. Ia-f evening. Thomas B. Watson, an ??.?nt of the Qerry ?Society, wat?-he.i ths woman for a time, and Ihen pieced her und?*r urrest. He took h?*r and the child over to Sixth-ave. and g?>t o-A a surfa?se car 'O bo to the police station. At Twenty-fourth-et. Mra Eckstein and a woman com pan ion go! on ths car, and soon question?;?! tho Gerry Bgent a-- to why the woir.au i\ept so bit? teiiy. He explained the nature of the charge Bgalnel tier, and Mrs. Eckstein at on?-e became in? dignant She accompanied the agent ami ..!? prison? er 10 tho station. Mrs. Frank there told In lm P-rfe.'t English that her husbe ..i was a Jeweller, who was ou; of employment, and as the* had noth? ing to eat she did not think she was doing wrong to beg. "I 'in Interested In ihls woman." then raid Mrs Eckstein to the sergeant nt th.. deek, "she did not know she w is do rig wrong, if you wli; let her go l will see that si-... is properly cared for." Captain Bheehan, who was m the station cx plalned that the case lay entirely with the Gerry egent, und that if h?. Insisted the woman would nave to be lo.-ke.i up. The Captain suggested to the agent, how. ver, that the case might easily he 1 1.) silo wing the woman to go with Mrs hrksteln. Wai ion replied be could not do such a thing, i Mat he was hired (o look after beggars m th ehil'lrcn. and that tne woman ha?l violated the aw and must be locked up. At this Mrs. Eckstein became Indignant, and de noiinced the arrest as an outrage. "I haw b<?? n connected with ,( good many charities" she ex? claimed, "and believe I have done some good I have never be??n .?t?l>* to seo any go,j,i that 'the Gerry Society has done." ' m c She ?eft the police station, aaylng that she would be in the Jefferson Market Police Court this morn? ing :o |.?.?k afler ih.? woman's Interests Th, latter was locked up. and her ohlld was taken to the rooms of the d.rry Society. ANDERSEN TELLS HIS STORY. SAYS UK K1I.1JCD THK MATE OF THF OUVg PF/'KKH IN HKl.F HH!*_NCE. .Norfolk. Va.. Dec. 2L-Rapld progress was made In the Federal Court to-day In the anderes? case, and it will probably he concluded to-morrow, so tar I as the chame that John Andersen murdered I Siiiin'Ier.i, the mats of the schooner Olive Pck? r Is concerned. With the exception of some brief ?uij ; r.ot Important ttstlniony In the morning the day was almost entirely consumed with the hearing of ? the evidence of the accuse?! man, who was placed , on the stand by his counsel to testify In his own ! behalf. In the course of th? direct examination Andersen I held in his hand ths large marltnsplke which had | been Introduced as evlib-n.-e. His story of the essentials differed from that of his comrades in that be alleged that the mate was coming towa.nl him with the marllnsplke rai??Hl to strike him whan he ' shot him. killing him to save his own Ufe. He said he did not leim the vessel, but that Haraburgh and March did, and that he exercised no for.-e after killing the tnste, but all worked together, and no one was compelled to <lo anything. While D!'4? trh't-Attiirney V\ hite was arguing against the ad mlsslblltty of certain evidence and quoting from ', statements of the accused man Andersen became I ex'-lt.-d, and at one tiolr.t nine to his feet and ut I tempted to I'otrect the lawyer, who sharply bade j him pit down, and the prisoner, with an appealing look nt his counsel, obeyed. After the defence rested several witnesses were examlneil In rebuttal and the court adjourned until 10 o'clock to-nurrow for argument. -o YOU WON'T ?eve to mortgage your house to buy Bon Bons and Chocolates o? Hope, il Nassau St.? AdvL MI8S HERBEBT A SUICIDE. LEAPED FROM A WINDOW WHILB TEMPORARILY INSANE. SHE WAS THE SECOND DAUGHTER OF PRES!? I>K.\'T ri.KVKLAND'S SECRETARY OF THE NAVY AND A MTIflfKNOWX FIOI'RB IN WASHINGTON SOCIETY?DE? TAILS i iF THE 1'ISTKESS IN?1 TBAOEDT. fBY rauKBara to the trmvrrA Washington. Doc 21 -Washington society guttered a painful shock to-day when the n?ws Spread thai Miss Leila Herbert, the daughter of the former Secretary of the Navy, Hilary' A. Herbert, hid committed suicide by throwing herself fn.m a third-story wlmlow at her father's homo In this city. Miss Herbert had been suffering for ?ome time from tho resulta of a fall from horseback, and had been under treatment for a nsrvnw ttaonV r m srstt, and the net which ended her life was evidently com? mit ted while In a fit of temporary insanity. | The Coroner who was summoned after the body ! had been picked up ?feles* from the concrete pavement on which it fell ?lid not think It necessary to hold an Inquest, but immediately g?\- n certificate of death by suicide, induced ; by melnn? holla. The . x-Secretary of th- Navy, who happened to be absent on a visit to Mont gomery, Ala. ?rag tetegrapbstl for, and ?rill ax rive h re to?l morrow morning. Miss Herbert was one of the most prominent flcrures socially In the second Cleveland Ad I ministration. Though apparently taking little ? interest in society during the last years her ? father served in the House of Repres.-titativee, | she t-.'.k up. after his appointas?I lo the Cabi? net, with great zeal and energy the task of en tertalnlng thrust upon her, and by her tact, consideratton and sln??erity won a place In Washington life rarely attained by an officiai hostess. Her traft* death will bring sorrow to a ?arge circle of friends, both here and be? yond th*:* limits of the National capital, who will remember her as a young woman of true refinement, unselfishness of character and high per* ?nal attractions. THE RESl'I.T OF AN INJURY. The following authorised statement was made this afternoon by a person familiar with all the circumstances of the suicide: "Miss Herbert at the time of the occurrence was suffering from At lite melancholia. It developed several weeks ago as the final result of injuries received by being thrown from her horse last spring. The melsncbolia was not insanity in the sense of be? ing accompanied by delusions. At the same time there was profound depression, and. as Is always the case in this type of disease, there ?as groat danger that suicidal tendencies would develop. For this reason nurses were provided to maintain the closest watchfulness. No sui? cidal tend-ncy developed, however, until yester? day, when for the first time Miss Herbert made an attempt to get out of the window, but was restrained by the nurse. This led to additional caution, and two nurses alternated in constant watchfulness >>t the patient. She was at all times rational, quiet and gentle, an?l it was sup posed the dlseass w.'Uid yield t.} treatment. "Early this m irning the r.w:~> on duty noticed a small spot of bl???,-d on the bed-coveting. She Inquire I .' . i: meant, but the Invalid endeav? ored to piss it by lightly, On making an In Igation, ii ??rever, the nurse- found that the under l?-.i rlotbes were saturated with blood, and that Mi?s Herbert had Boverwd the artery of her wrist with a pu.i .10. I'e.-liiiK that th? emergency was gn at, the nurse hastened to the door and called an alarm. In this momen? tary withdrawal from '.he bedside, M:?r3 Herbert : 1 1 out "t* ??9?l and sprang from the window, The plunge was made headfore ir. tsr. bo that si a alighted on the top of her head on the asphalt pavement. This injury alone was, sufficient to have caused d rath fr^'-.n concussion, and It was doubtless the Imm? i la te cause. Aside from this, a cursory exsmination Indicated that the skull was fract nred. The severance of the artery also would have resulted fatally. When the physician reached her Miss Herber; was still breathing, but tl; d about an hour after the leap." Miss Herbert had b'-en enthusiastically fond of riding, and last September sa.' ?-tarted out on.? day In Virginia on a horse which had not l .-n well broken. It stumbb-d, and she was thrown violently to the ground, sustaining ?e vi re injuries to her back She was brought to Washington, but recovery was exceedingly slow, .'in.i it was not until las: Sunday ? i.at sue was able to go out of the bouse. On that day she " nt driving for the first time since the acci? dent, anil Dr. W, \V. Johnston, the attending physician, noticed considerable improvement. This morning she was unusually bright and cheerfUI, and chattel animatedly with her mar I 1er, Mrs, Iflcou, who made her home with the ez-8e?cr*tars> and his daught?-.. A MEMBER OK THE CABINET CIRCLE. Miss Herbert was the second daughter of th* ex-Secretary of the Navy, and had presided In his home here since the death of his wife. A* a member of the Cabinet circle of the last Ad? ministration she became widely known In this city. and. In ii.'t, throughout the country. Dur Ing that period s.ne mad- a summer trip to Eu? rope, and was presented to Queen v:. :.?ria at one "f tin? May drawing-rooms two > ears ago. While never of vigorous constitution, for a per? son of her delicate physique she was unusually devoted to outdoor life and sports, and It was a matter of general pleasure to her friends that she h--, ame stronger and sturdier as the years wen: by. Naturally of a gentle and retiring disposition, and a woman who talk-d little, the sudden transformation from the seeming quiet of ? Congressional home In Washington to that ?>f a Cabinet residence mad?? little change In her demeanor. She took up the dutiea Of her posi? tion gladly, and was one of the most prominent Of the oiiiclal hostesses during the last four (reara She knew many people in Washington, notably those of Boutnern blood, and kept up with all the old Interests with which she waa ?connected in former t!::-.es. Miss Herbert was educated partly In thts city, where her parents lived during Sir. Herbert's gervtas In Congress. A year or two ago she was appointed the Vice-Regent for Alabama on tho Board Sf the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association, taking th?? place held by her mother for many years, and tilled by the latter with great dis? tinction. Mis? Herbert was much phased by the app ?lntment, and attended to Its duties with untiring Industry. Last summer she was pres? ent at the annual council, and took a-n activa part In every detail of the work allotted to her. Miss Herbert was of medium h*?!?rht. with a slender, graceful Asure, and earned herself with great dignity. H?r featurrs were almost cor nef in outline, and her curly blonde hair and pink and white complexion were Ilka those of a young child. She was a devoted daughter, and fell no ?acriflie too great to secure her father's pleasure a.id comfort. For the last few months, owing to her injuries she had been seen little In Washington society. THREE MES WERE FILLED. FATAL REtOIVfl OF TEE 1AILEOAP ?TRECE AT Al.TOO.NA. Altoona. Penn., Dec. 21.?As a result of lest night's freight wreck, caused by a runaway train on the Pennsylvania Railroad, three men lout their lives, and damage to the estent of $73,r>>0 was done to locomotives and freight and passenger cars of the Pennsylvania company. The dead are 8. K?s? ter, of H'igerstown, Ind.; ?""hartes J. Numer and S. C. Coibln, brakemen. K?ster died a few min? ute? after midnight. aft?r being removed to the hos pltal. Tne bodies of Numer .md Corbln were not re overed from the irrecksge until early this mom ttig. Numer could be h?*ard talking for four hours liter the wreck ocourr-d. but could not be reached until after the mam of d?bris had crushed him to death. The body of Corbln was found In a pile of d?bris thirty feet in ths air. He was under tha roof of a car. and was probably tnstuntly killed. One locomotive was completely and two others were uartlally destroyed. Pour pas-tenner coaches and fifty-eight loaded frelghtears were almost com? pletely wrecked. ??? -?.le? this lots, the damage to tlie merchandise with which the cars were loaded Is hea .*y. e MUHC HOXE8. playing any tune. QUITARA. MANDOLINS, BANJOS. STRINOS, etc. KRELL. 174 Flfth-ave., Bet 224 A 23d 8ts.?Ade*.