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no doubt will ought to be done, and which ought
pression of penned or postponed. Is a question that
go far as r,i| be, very largely decided by the ex
branches, it biuhli?' opinion. . ¦¦'¦? .
city at the ¦' rf .i/ t f-s to maintaining the proposed
borhood of %'t buUt. it mu?t be remembered, that the. :
that the pro?, Dr **.Tit time Is spending in the nelnn
*real incr^j <** mi a year for the same purpose so
compare^ r, rO i,gs<il will not involve actually any very
what 1-increaV or an undue expenditure, cither as
niean*^ Sd«stn what Is being spent now or with
••vetem iTWnir i-i»ent by other large clUef Uy
to th^i of such increase the free circulating library
more i. m in Manhattan could be doubled In respect
The CsaaVAber of centres of distribution, and much
hu,n<J r " than doubled In efficiency and convenience.
-Thl B'onx with a population of more than two
hundred ° thouiind people, which to fast srowlns.
has no free circulating library at present, and it
see their way to ac
rentlnKth" pronnsal. and if. as I do not doubt, ar
rar~?menls entirely satisfactory to all concerned
c*n b™ made with the octMlnp free circulating
£*.rnrv organizations to extend their work, the pro- ;
roFaPwould i "ad undoubtedly to a complete and
K.nhonsive system for the^"^tf; .J I ,^
Tint »«» uut Into operation at once, ann it is iiKeiy
Thlt it will not be. put In operation at all unless
¦public opinion declares Itself strongly in favor of It.
John EL Kennedy, who is a trustee of the New-
York Public Library. was seen at his home |
last night by a Tribune reporter. He Paid that
he did not know the conditions of Mr. Carnegie's
offer which, he said, was a very handsome one. .
-I hope the city." he continued, "will take ad
vantage of the offer. I am sorry I was not
present when a deputation from the Board of
Trustees of the New- York Public Library called
on Mayor Van Wyck to-day to tell him about the
Albany. March IS ' .-Governor Odell
¦was attending the annual dinner of the Legis
lative Reporters' Association at the Hotel Ten
Kyck when the news was received of Mr. Came
pie's offer. Seated at the Governor's right were
Chief Judge Parker, of the Court of Appeals, and
Controller "Coler. of New-York.
Controller Oater had already informed Gov
ernor Odell and Judge Parker, and they had
been talking about the generous offer. °
"If New-York wants this she can have It,"
paid Governor Odell frankly upon being asked
his opinion as to possible legislation to enable
tho city to accept Mr. Carnegie's gift and guar
antee the maintenance of the libraries to be
established. The Governor raid, however, that
he would not send any special message to the
legislature urging action in the matter, since
eurh legislation ought to be requested by the
city itself, and be supported by the city mem
bers. When it had been approved by the legis
lature, if It was plainly desired by the city of
New-York, he would certainly approve Jt. The
legislature would be in session for at least a
month yet. and therefore there would be ample
time to pas=s legislation enabling New- York to
accept Mr. Carnegie's gift.
"The Library Commission." Controller Coler
said, "has already considered this offer of Mr.
Carnegie, and I think that there is a good
chance of his offer being accepted. There are
some difficulties in framing an act committing
the city to a permanent support of the Carnegie
libraries, but 1 think they can be overcome. In
deed, there is every token now that they have
been overcome."
Chief Judge Parker expressed his admiration
of Mr. Carnegie's great gift.
There were only a few of the New-York Sen
ators and Assemblymen here, since the legis
lature ha* adjourned, but such as are here say
they would gladly vote for an act arming New-
York with authority to accept Mr. Carnegie's
f^prporatlon Counsel Whalen said that he had not
learned the exact conditions of Mr. Carnegie's gift.
"A way should be found to accept such a generous
jrift." he added. He thought that the trustees of
The New-York Public Library could not legally
Wirect the management of the libraries. to be estab
lished under Mr. Carnegie's gift, as they were pri
vate and not public trustees. The legal procedure
regarding the acceptance of the gift would be
simpler if the gift was made direct to the -city, he
riTTSRTRG MAY GET $2n.000.000.
PittFburgr. March Intimate friends of An
drew Carnegie say that it is the intention of the
*t«><-l maeter to pive at least £25,000.000 for the
erection of buildings and for the endowment of
th* proposed technical school of Pittsburg. It Is
also declared by those who have talked with Mr.
Carnegie That he intends to make his school the
finest of its kind in the world, and that it will
lend as much fame to Pittsburg on the theoreti-
Ical side of iron and ateel making as his famous
*orkp have done in actual practice.
Eastcn. Perm.. March 15.— The Easton Board r.f
School Controllers last night refused to Increase
the tax rate one-half a nill for the maintenance of
a public library, thereby practically refusing the
off.-r of Andrew Carnegie to give the town $50,000.
providing the city would appropriate $5,000 for the
maintenance of the library.
Plttaburg, March 15.— The details for carrying out
the wishes of Andrew Carnegie relative to the an
nual fß>X>.<Xo pension fund for the employes of the
Carnegie company will be arranged at a meeting
of th» Board of Directors to be held next Tuesday.
It is estimated that the amount will be more than
euff-CJf-nt for the purpose intended. There are about
fifty thousand employes in the company The
Pennsylvania Railroad Company last year expend
ed for allowance to the 75,000 employes of the lines
east of Pittsburg: the sum of $191,359 30
It was learned yesterday that Andrew Carnegie
bt-fore his departure for Europe had written to
William K. Palmer, one of the trustees of the New-
Rochelle Library, saying that If the city could
procure a suitable site and pledge Itself to give
i^.w""* 111 ' for Us maintenance, he would give
135*0 for the erection of a frte public library
£211 * Mr. Palmer will lay the offer before the
authorities lr. a few days - With the offer to New-
HofhHle.. the three cities of Westchester County
'When a woman gives up it is because she has
gone to the utmost limit of strength and endurance.
It is a marvel how women will stagger on under
the daily household burdens when the whole bo.iv
is racked with pain.
For the nervous, run-down condition which so
tnanv women experience, as a result of overstrain
in household cares, there is no medicine can equal
Dr. Pierces Golden Medical Discover}' H it
strengthens the weak stomach by curing diseases
of the organs of digestion an.l nutrition. It pun
ties the bloo.l of poisons which cause rheumatism
and other pa<if ul diseases. It nourishes the nerves
and builds up the body with sound, healthy flesh.
There js no alcohol in "Golden Medical Discov
ery" and it is entirely free from opium, cocaine
and all other narcotics.
Accept no substitute for the « Discovery " There
is nothing "just as good" for weakness,'nervous
ness and debility.
-I want the whole world to know what Dr. Piece's med
icines have done for me." writes Mrs. Helen Harderovc of
•««¦. Knox Co., Ohio. "I had many of the ills of woman",
life. .'.-x lung* and throat troubled mr beside*, an.-, I had
>¦-•:••'-• About a year ago I had to give up work I wa»
•O bad. : --. heard so much about your medicine I thought
I would try it. I toot four bottles of your •Golden Medical
Discovery * »nd 'l'elleU.' and by the time I had taken half
of the first bottle. I began to gain, and kept on getting better.
And now I have no more of mv ..id ailment* and am entirely
cured of rheumatism. I feel like a new woman."
'Dr. Pierces Common Sense Medical Adviser is
sent free on receipt of stamps to pay. expense of
mailing only. Send 21 one-cent stamps for the
book in paper covers, or -.1 stamps for cloth-binding.
Address Dr.- R. V. Pierce, Buffalo. N. Y.
hive an option on a Carnegie library Yonkers
and Mount Vernon received their offers a week or
¦0 ago.
St. Louis, March 1& — Andrew Carnegie has
offered to donate $1,000,000 for the building: of a
new public library In St. Louis. The offer is
similar to many others wJileh Mr. Carnegie has
made to cities throughout the country and
abroad. The conditions on which the gift Is to
be made can be easily complied with by the city
of St. Louis. Mr. Carnegie asks that the city
furnish an unencumbered site for the library
and that a maintenance fund of .«15<\000 a year
be assured.
> ' !
Senator Thomas C. Platt returned from Washing
ton yesterday. He had nothing to add to what ho
had said in Washington relative to the appointment
of Colonel Sangrer as Assistant Secretary of War.
Mr. Platt still insists that a State constabulary
bill will be passed at the present session of the
legislature. He will from now on give the greater
part of his time and attention to seeing that such
a bill Is drafted and presented to the legislature.
He commended Governor Odell's canal message.
Soon after the Senator arrived at the Fifth Ave
nue Hotel there was a conference as to who should
re selected for recommendation to the Mayor for
Elections Commissioner. The result of the con
ference was that Charles B. Page was decided
upon. There is little hope thai Page will be named.
The general impression is that the Mayor will dis
regard the supsestions and indorsements of the
Republican organisations In Manhattan and Brook
lyn and will name ex-Commission. Hess and
Mr. Page was formally and unanimously in
dorsed at a special meeting of the Republican
County Committee last nisht. Mr. Tape is a
lawyer and lives in the XVllth Assembly District,
at No. 334 West Flfty-slxth-st. He was formerly a
State Senator.
The nomination of Mr. Page did not seem to
strike some of the members of the committee as
good politics. It was pointed out that the Mayor
under the law was not obliged to appoint any man
certified by the Republican organisation. Some
were disappointed because Jacob Hess, former
Police Commissioner, was not chosen. Thomas L.
Hamilton, former Police Commissioner, who him
self had been mentioned as a possible candidate,
seconded the name of Mr. Page.
At the opening of the meeting last night Chair
man Morris said:
The bill that has passed makes It necessary to
certify to the Mayor the name of some man from
Manhattan and Brooklyn, within live days after
the passage of the bill, by the two parties securing
the highest vote for Governor at the last election.
The hill became a law on March 13, and the name
of the man selected I must certify to the Mayor
to-morrow. •
D. Frank Lloyd, of the xvnth Assembly Dis
trict, placed Mr. Page in nomination.
Washington, March 15.— The Census Office has re
ceived through the State Department a consular
report on the population of the German Empire
and Its changes in the last century. That popula
tion is now about 56,000,000. being larger than that
of any other country In Europe except Russia,
which has In Europe alone over 106,00,<>X> subjects.
In 1789 the whole German Empire had a popula
tion of about 26.000,000, and at the close of the
Napoleonic wars in 1815 Germany, although some
what reduced in size, had a population of sonae
thing: more than 30.000,000. In 1845, since which da to
the area has remained almost constant, Germany
had 3J,OOO.t'JO; in 1665. 40,000,000; in ISRS. 47.p00,<wi. and
in 1900 about 55.500,000, an increase in the century
of about 30.000,000. Since IS7I, when the modern
German Empire was organized, the population has
Increased about 35 per cent, a growth extremely
rapid for an old country, and one pending out
large and steady streams of emigrants. The Ger
mans feel a natural pride in the, rapid growth of
their population, pays the report, compared with
that of their rival across the Rhine. In 1845 Franc*
had about MLMMSS Inhabitants and Germany 14.400,
<W. Now France has M,41*,W0, or only two-thirds
the number of Germany.
The provisional results of the census of Vienna,
taken on December 31, ISOO. have Just been an*
nounerd. find, according to a report from the Con
sul-General at Vienna, Fhow a population of 1/535,
647. or nearly 63,000 less than that of Chicago, when
the recent census of that city was taken. These
¦gores show Vienna to rank next after London,
Paris and Berlin among the European capitals.
whll<» In this country only New-York and Chicago
are larger. In the last ten years Vienna has In
creased 21.9 per cent, or slightly faster than the
average for the whole United States. Of the two
American cities larger than Vienna New-York in
creased in ten years 37. per cent and Chicago 64. 4
per cent. In common with most large cities, the
population of the central districts of Vienna is
slowly decreasing and the most rapid growth is In
the outskirts of the city.
"Washington. March 15.— Secretary Long to-day
rendered a decision on that feature of the recent
enactment of Congress promoting officers for gal
lant service and providing that the promotion of
these officers shall not interfere with the regular
flow of promotions. It was difficult to reconcile
these extra promotions and the regular promo
tions, and Congress provided that the promotions
for gallantry should be carried on the naval list as
"additional names." The effect of this promises
to be far reaching, for in effect these, additional
names make a large increase in the navy. For
instance, the rear-admirals are Increased from
eighteen to at least twenty-one, with prospects
of further Increase, while the captains, number-
Ing about fifty, may be increased to from sixty to
aeventy-flve. So it runs all through the naval list.
The decision to-day more particularly referred to
certain officers whose cases Berved as a sort of
test of the construction of the entire law. Secre
tary Long holds that the additional officials are
not to be so regartfed until they reach the higher
grade to which they are promoted. The effect of
this is to make Rear-Admiral Higglnson an addi
tional officer of that grade from the date of the
act. Captain Edwara M. Shenard. being then at
the head of the captains' list. Is promoted to t»he
grade of rear-admiral. The Bureau of Navigation
had urged that Captain Frank Wildes should be
promoted simultaneously with Captain Shepard,
but Secretary Long holds that Captain Wildes
must wait for a vacancy in the list of rear-ad
mirals. For similar reasons the Secretary holds
that Lieutenant-Commander W. B. Bailey cannot
he promoted under a clause nf the act. The Secre
tary lays down the general principle that the pur
pose of the law was not to hasten promotion among
officers advanced for war service, but to prevent
interference with promotions. It is held also that
< olonel R. W. Huntington, of the marine corps, is
not affected by the act.
Washington, March 15.-The Board of Awards of
the Navy Department to-day recommended to Sec
retary Long that Colonel Robert V. Meade. United
States Marine Corps, be brevetted brigadier-gen
eral. D. 8. M. C, "for distinguished conduct In
T^n^ftt?!? of the enemy at the batle of Tien-
Tsln. July 13. 1900. •• and that Emory WinshJp, lieu
nnmh 1 * J " I i 1 ° r gr de ' V - 8 " N - be advanced four
nirnt.tr> -f ; 'r wninem a,id -mi js? ; ,JS, JS ,-onrlur, in
'¦' " :I M.'1..l ' I' I Mar. li 4 1-v. « . |] a in
rhj.r ,. of the M-,fa» a. te " der ° f th " Unlted a
Abram 8. Hewitt, chairman of the committee ap
pointed by the Chamber of Commerce to inquire
into traffic conditions on the bridge, wrote Bridge
Commissioner Shea yesterday saying that the com
mittee was at work, and asking what Mr. Shea
was doing to relieve the crush morning and night.
Mr Hewitt said that he dldnlt know * hat hi? com
mittee could <Jo anything, as it had no money to
£«, £ nMrs .' . He r thOUKht " all rested with th "
Bridge Commissioner.
Commissioner Shea said that he had received Mr.
Heweti | letter and was preparing an answer.
Lancaster, Perm., March I."..— Congressman
Marriott Brosius this evening suffered a stroke
of apoplexy, which it is feared may result in
death. Yesterday while assisting to move a
heavy article of furniture in the garret of his
home In this city Mr. Brosius struck his head
severely against a rafter. He suffered great
discomfort from the accident, which, however.
was not regarded as serious until the attack of
At 10 o'clock the attending physiclan% gave up
all hope of his recovery and announced that he
was sinking rapidly. His children have been
summoned to his bedside. They are Mrs. H. L.
Coho, of Mount Vernon. N. V.. and Mrs. Clement
if. Biddle, of Pittsburg.
Mr. Brosius has been one of the Republican
leaders in the House of Representatives, in which
he has served continuously since he entered it in
the List Congress. In the LVlth Congress he was
chairman of the Committee on Banking and
Currency, and took a prominent part in the
passage of the gold standard law and other
financial legislation. He represents the Xth
Pennsylvania District, and was re-elected to
the LVIIth Congress.
Havana, March IS.— The. Committee on For-
Hpn Relations held another private meeting this
afternoon. Seftor de Quesada, one of the mem
bers, pays the committee agreed unanimously
that the Tlatt amendment in ftp present form
could not be accepted, and that a report to this
effect will be submitted to the Constitutional
< 'nn vent ion. He also asserts that the committee
is assured of tho support of twenty-eight dele
Monday next the committee- will meet again,
when individual opinions on the <iii ps tl°ri will
be filed, to be incorporated lator into the final
report. The Intention of the committee is not
to make a final report for some time; Seftor de
Quesada declares that this delay will not weaken
the determination of its members not to accept
the Flatt amendment as it stands.
Excnrnra snasTixa of west pidk hepi-huc-an
The annual meeting of the West Side Republican
Club is to bp held at No. ;..V»7 Broadway next Tues
day evening, and it is expected thai there win he
an exciting contest in the election of a president
to succeed John Proctor Clarke. The regular ticket
has for presldf-nt the name of Julius H. Seymour,
•while a •'members' ticket" hnn the name of Albert
H. Gleas.m at the :»p. Both tickets are identical
except for the name of the candidate for president
of the club. Justice Clarke is to be elected mem
ber of the executive committee, an.! other member a
of the committee will he J. Edgar Iyenycraft J.
Castree Williams, Louis Runkel and John Klderkin.
Washington. March 15.— Klectrlc light wires
started a fire in the Merchants' Hotel, No. iV,
Pennsylvanla-ave., early this morning. The flames
spread rapidly, causing a panic among th«» guests,
several of whom Jumped from th« windows. T. F\
Henry, forty-eight years old. was nuffocated.
Stephen Collins, the proprietor "T the hotel; W. R.
''M' hlngf!, of Kentucky; John Bcanlon anil W. B.
K^tchum. of Connecticut, were severely injured.
The flremfii easily extinguished th«« flame*. The
damage to the building was small.
Washington, March 15.— Protocols were «ijtn»d nt
the State Department to-day by Lird PauncefOte
and Secretary Hay extending the time, for ratifica
tion of four of the British Went Indian reciprocity
treaties— those with Jamaica, Bermuda. Guiana
and Turk's and Caicos Islands. The extension la
one year from to-morrow.
4. r. ROSE DEAD.
A C. Roue. Emma Abbott's first friend and bene
factor In New-York and for many year* at th» head
of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Eastern freight
department, died nt Yonkers of acute pneumonia
on Thursday. It was Mr. Rn«c and his wif^ who
first gave Emma Abbott a helping hand in New-
York. She was a poor girl when Mr. Rose became.
Interested In her. took her to lira In his family, an.l
induced George Lake, the drygood? merchant, to be
come interested In her and give her a musical edu
cation. Through Mr. Rose's kind office. Mi«« Ab
bott secured the position of soprano In Dr. Cbapln'a
church in Fifth-aye. Her pinging pleased Horce
Greeley and Dr. Chapln'a friends, and Mr. Lake,
through Mr. Rose, agreed to guarantee, her ex
penses while studying abroad
Mr. Rose was always a philanthropist, and gave
the greater part of his earnings, amounting to a
fortune, to poor artists and others seeking edu
cation and recognition. He was born at Gran
ville. Ohio, July 11. 1527. where he was graduated
from college. He entered the drygoods business
in Cincinnati In 1850. and later represented th*
United States Express Company. He next was an
official of the. Cincinnati. Hamilton nnd Dayton
Railroad. In 18T.9' he camo to New-York, repre
senting the Great Western Dispatch Company.
When that corporation was absorbed by Jay
Gould he entered the service or the Erie Railway,
receiving the largest commissions of any m.in in
the country nt that time. His next venture was
•with the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, as its East
ern freight manager. He held the place for twenty
years and was one of the most popular callro.id
men ' His marked courtesy and absolute- honesty
were notable. Men now holding high positions in
trunk line roads owed their first advancement to
Mr. Rose. His funeral will be held at Yonkers
this afternoon.
On account of the sickness of her mother Ml?s
Viola Allen has resigned her place on the commit
tee in charge of the benefit to be given 10 lime.
Janauechek at Wallack's Th°atre on April 12. Her
place will be taken by Miss Julia Marlowe.
E. H. Sothern and Miss Harned have
Just been supplied with an entirely new outfit of
scenery, a duplicate of everything which was de
stroyed by the fire which occurred at the Cincin
nati Grind Opera House last January, making
their production of "Hamlet" as elaborate as their
original one.
Mr. and Mrs. William Collier celebrated the
ninth anniversary of their wedding, after the per
formance at the Madison Square Theatre on Thurs
day nl^ht. with a dinner to the members or the
"On the Quiet" company.
The appended statement was made yesterday by
Vice-President James W. Tmpftß of the Colonial
Trust Company:
M>- attention has been called to the circulation
of' a printed prospectus of the Vanilla Crystal Com
pany and an accompanying letter soliciting suh
ecriptions to its stock, each bearing printed a signa
ture of the Colonial Trust Company, and inclosing
hlnnk subscription headed with the name of the
trust company. The use of the name of the Colontnl
Trust Company in every such instance was and is
v in- loriied.
There was a rumor current yesterday that the
large plot of ground at the southeast corner of
Thlrty-seventh-st. and Fifth-aye., owned by the
Paran Stevens estate, had been sold. A number of
old buildings stand on the property. According to
the report, a large apartment house would be erect
ed on the premises. The person who was sal.l to
have bought the plot declined to speak about the
alleged sale. - .-»•"_•> * -f'^ '.
Make Home Cheerful
by mean* of « Stella Music Box. On exhibition *X th« :
Music Box Store. 3'J 'Union 2*. Lv.,v;-:
An alleged poolroom occupying the entire
sixth floor of Noa. 42 and 44 Bond-st. was en
teied last night by the police of the Mercer-st.
station, under the direction of representatives
of the Committee of Fifteen. Seven arrests v.-ere
mtde. six of them on a warrant issued by Jus
tice Jerome, of the Court of Special Sessions.
The building in which the raid was made was
formerly the Frank Leone Building. It now
bears a sign reading "Morris B. Baer, Owner
and Agent. No. IS Cortlandt-st."
It was just before 6 o'clock when Robert
Grier Monroe, one of the Committee of Fifteen,
walked into the Mercer-st. police station and
placed before Captain Thompson, who was sit
tins behind the desk, the warrant. It was the
captain's first day there, as he had been trans
ferred early yesterday morning. He read the
warrant and appeared to be surprised. He Im
mediately summoned a derail of patrolmen, and
placing Sergeant Thompson in charge, ordered
him to take the men and go with Mr. Monroe.
On the way to the Bond-st. building Superin
tendent MoCullagh joined the party.
The raiders reached the building in a few
minutes, and' Immediately went to the sixth
floor. The» entered easily. They found the
place occupied by about one hundred and fifty
me^i. It was well fitted up, and there were
numerous betting booths.
The police arrested the six men for whom the
v.arrant was intended, and then arrested Will
iam Hart, who said he was twenty-six years
old, and lived at No. 95 East Tenth-st. The
police say that Hart was giving orders for de
stroying some of the apparatus in the place.
The other men arrested, when arraigned in the
police station, described themselves as Thomas
Robertson, thirty years old. of No. 1,838 Lex
ington-aye.; Joseph Larkln?. thirty-two years
old. of No. 93 Macdougal-st.; William O'Brien,
thirty-two yean old. of No. 12 Second-st.:
Thomas Burns, twenty-six years old. of No. 372
Manhattan-aye.; William Wall, forty-six years
old, of No. 1,162 Sixth-aye., and Joseph Boyle,
thirty-two years old. of So. S2B Bowery.
When the police reached the station with the
prisoners they found that Justice Jerome had
preceded th^m. He Immediately arraigned the
men. Identifying them by number?. They were
represented by William Wills, a lawyer, of No.
2(\ Court-st., Brooklyn. Wills moved for the
dismissal of Hart, saying that Justice Gaynor.
of the Supremo Court, had recently decided that
any person arrested for violation of the gam
bling act must l>e arrested on a warrant. Jus
tice Jerome said that the evidence obtained in
the place could be made the basis for a warrant.
The prisoners were then held in $1,500 ball
The evidence on which the raid was mad"
was obtained by Detectives W. C. Andrews and
J .C. OorMs, of Superintendent McCullagh's
staff. They went to the place last Wednesday
and entered the elevator. On the way up a man
said to Andrews:
"I think you an* a detective, and that you aro
going t^ the Flxth floor" Andrews replied, "I'm
K.'ini; to the sixth Boor." "Well, you're- not,"
th'- man said, and then ordered the elevator
man to return to the street Boor. The next day
tho detectives returned to th* building and
walked up the stairs to the aliened poolroom.
They had no difficulty in entering, and Andrews
says he placed a bet on Red Pilot and won.
After making the arrests last night the polios.
tore down several partitions and got a telephone
and a telegraph Instrument, race cards, bAtting
books, two pad* of f>Hii.« and two battfrWuseil
to operate the instruments.
Superintendent MeCullagh when ask'd con
cerning the r.iid said:
We have known that a poolroom was In
operation In the place for some time. 1 placed
two of my men on guard at the building to
prevent any tip beinc; sent out. When Captain
Thompson and Colonel Monroe were seen ap
proaching the/ butlrllnfr a man. apparently on
guard, attempted to press a button to give the
signal upstairs. One of my men prevented him
while the other man held th.- elevator. Th- raid
was then made, Of th« s»vf>n men arrested,
four are charged with aiding and abetting an.i
keeping a poolroom; two are dealers In "Klon
dike." and one (HarO Is the alleged manager and
Fr.ur detective* from the Adams-st. station found
several m*n playing checkers in the cigar store
and billiard room of George Chance, at No. 197
Washinirton «., Brooklyn, on Thursday afternoon.
The detectives saw several youths going down
Washington-st.. and suspected that they were inter
ested in a book on the races. The youths entered
Chance's store and were followed by the officers.
Seventeen men were in the store playing checkers
and whist.
Luke O'Reilly, Jr.. a lawyer, was one of the men.
He discoursed on th- rights of honest, men, and
said that he repented any Invasion on those right*.
To bear out his remarks he. smashed Detective
Ruddy's chin. Detective Keelan came up and
grappled with O'Reilly. The two rolled down a
small flight of stairs almost Into a red hot stov»
and struck the floor like one. two. three Detective
Toman separated them and arrested O'Reilly
Chance was also arrested on suspicion
At th» Adams-st. station Chance was dls.'h.ir"i»il
The attorney pleaded not guilty to th.- charge of
npsault. The examination in his case was post
poned for one week and ho was released On b ill
Samuel Lewis, of No. 27 Market-st.. alias Harris
Parnock, over whose recent discharge in a poiic
court Deputy Commissioner Dovery and Magistrate
Pool clashed, was arraigned before Magistrate Olm
sted In the Centre-st. police court yesterday morn
ing. Lewis was rear res ted by Central Office de
tectives on the charge of entering the silk store of
Abraham Orienti. at No. 19 Llspenarcl-st.. on March
2, and stealing silk worth $7V». Another prisoner,
named Nader, gave Information which led to the
arrest of Lowlß. Lewis was held yesterday in
$3,000 bail for examination, and was taken to Gen
eral Sessions, before Judge N-->wburger. to plead to
an Indictment found against him by the grand Jury
charging him with having had burglar's tools In
It Hardly
Needs Argument
to show that a straight
Whiskey must be pure.
Then, if it's made by the time
honored, HAND" MADE.
SOUR MASH process, the
quality cannot be ap
is made that way. Is not
blende J. Blending is only
done to cheapen. GOLD
MHDAL awarded. Paris, 1000
H. B. KIRK & CO., Sole Bottlsrs, H. Y.
his possession. He. pleaded not guilty, and m.is
taken to the Tombs.
Magistrate Finmmer. sitting in the Essex Market
police court, said yesterday:
Magistrate Pool- cannot be indicted for whit he
has done, and it is foolish to think so. He simply
as I understand it. performed a judicial act. and I
assume that he had authority to do what he did.
He thought the evidence before htm was insuf
ficient, and merely rendered his decision that there
was no case against the prisoner. If a judge is
incompetent he can be removed, but not for any
judicial act of his.
The Rev. William K. McGown, pastor of Grace
Knim.inuel Church, in East One-hundred-and-six
teenth-st., last night called on Captain Flood at
the East One-hundred-and-twenty-sixth-st. police
station. He was in the captain's room for some
time. When he came out he said he had called to
commend the captain on his activity and success
in purifying the precinct. Several days ago the
clergyman was solicited by a woman at One-hun
dred-and-sixteenth-st. and Third-aye. He com
plained to Captain Flood, who arrested forty dis
orderly women.
One of Chapman's last acts as the captain of the
Mercer-st. station was to make a mid on the
Klondike saloon, at Thompson and Bleecker ?ts.,
and take twenty-two prisoners, twenty-one of whom
were women. These were arraigned before Magis
trate Hogan, In the Jefferson Market court, yester
day afternoon and were sent to Black well's Island
for two months each on a charge of disorderly
A naval court appointed by Sir Percy Sander
son, the Consul-General of Great Britain, yester
day investigated the charges of mutiny preferred
by Captain John Thomas Smith, of the British
tramp steamer Camperdown, against twelve of hla
crew. The court was composed of Sir Percy San
derson. Captain Smith, of the steamer Mttjartlc.
and Captain Bdward Taylor, "f the British steasaea
The <~r-'\\- was represented hy Joel M. Marx, of
Marx it Meyer. A decision will be gIWB to-day.
The steamer Camperdown arrive*! here on Sun
day from Cvbaa ports, with a cargo of sugar. After
her arrival six of her sailors and six <>f her fire
men wore arrested on the ground that they had
I to w«>rk the ship. They contended that
the ship was in an unsafe condition, owing to the
grounding of file vessel on Cape T.onkout shoals
on March 4. She did not Ret off until March >!. The
captain refused to t-ike toe steamer into NorMk
at the request of the crev.-, but proceeded to New-
York instead,
It was brought out hy the examination of the
captain and the first and second oftV-'rs that the
M. inner pounded on the rocks for slxtv-rive hour?:
thai previous to grounding the lookout had been
permitted to go below for fifteen minutes; that no
substitute was appointed to take hi.« place whil<»
).<¦ was absent from his post: that no soundings
were taken ti.irinK that time, and rhat th^ captain
had b.-en in command of the steamer but on»
The steward testified that he had packed the <-np
tain'S trunk nficr thf steamer grounded, and that
h" had mentioned thia circumstance to the cook.
Who had told the .-rcw of i'
St*w>irt Houston, orif of fh<> sailor?, testified that
: z.'i-e to the captain when the ship reached
til.- Delaware capes, and that in spit*. „f the cap
tain's refusal to put info Norfolk 1 had offered on
behalf <>f the crew th.ir services, an.l that the
captain refused to accept th»>m. Mr Marx suhmlt
tp«l that Captain Smith was anxious t.. avoid pay
s' s. i v- .- crew's wages of $'..2>'»> on the plea of mutiny,
and that under th" circumstances the crew was nor
mutinous Conswl-General Sanderson ordered the
cr.-vv to return to the si»;tmpr. which is lying: in
Kr!-' Basin, and that Captain Smith pay their fares
to Brooklyn.
Washington, March 13.— The Commissioner of
Patents, Charles H. DueU, to-day tendered his
resignation to the President, to take effect on the
appointment anil qualification of his successor.
There are several candidates for the office, and it is
thought thai a new c..nim:ss-ir>ner will be appointed
before the end of this month.
The plot ail the building occupied by the female
•wards of the Roman Catholic Orphan Asylum,
bounded by Madison and Park nves. nnd Fifty -Si Si
and Fifty-second sts., were reported yesterday to
have been sold. This report was generally thought
to be true, although none of the officers of the
Central Realty Bond and Trust Company, which
was said to have been the purchaser, would con
firm It. The price v.as said to -have been J1.250.0W.
It wr»s asserted th.it the property would be Im-
V"'. l with dwelling bouses
Charles Pope, of No. 422 West End-aye.. took his
valuable Japanese spaniel for an airing last week
en the avenue ne«ur Elßhty-flrst-st. Th* pet disap
peared suddenly and has not since been seen by its
owner After a week had passed Mr. Pop" received
.i letter signed "I. J. 7..." from tome one who said
he would give back the spaniel for |M Then Mr.
Pope advertised, asking "I J. Z." to live up to his
promise. Up to I late hour last night nothing fur
ther had been heard of the dog.
Chicago the eastern gateway, St. Paul
and Minne.ipolia the northwestern
gateway an<l Kansas City the south
western gateway, arc* connected by the
Chlirno to St. Paul and Minneapolis; to Pcs
Moines. St. Joseph and Kansas City For
full information apply to any railroad agent,
call on or a.Mre»s R. M. JENKINP, City
Passenger Afjent. 310 Broadway, New York, or
F. H. LORD, General Passenger Agent,
Chicago Great Western Railway, Chicago.
pUBLIC NOTICE Sealed proposals will be
received by the Common Council of th* City of New
Rocheiio up to elftht o'clock p. m.. Tuesday. March 10th.
1901. Nt the Common Council Chambers, in the City Hall
L'ulMlnß. corner of Main an.l Mechanic streets, for
thirty-eight bonds of one thousand dollars, the said bonds
to be reiiUtered bonds an.l payable as follows:
Two bonds two thousand dollar* on April Ist. Mil.
and two bonds each year thereafter until the total tsaua
Is paid.
These bonds ar« lulled pursuant to Chapter 12S of th»
Laws of 1800, and amended by Chapter 368 of the Laws
of I!»iV> of the State of New York, for th« purpose of
street Improvements. . • . .
Th* said bonds to b*. dated April Ist. 1001, and the In
terest on said bends will be payable semi annually on
the first days of October and April of each year.
Th.> bonds will be numbered consecutively from on*
to thtrty-eljtht Inclusive.
Th.> bonds will be cold to the r»rson. firm or corpora
tion offering the highest premium and will bear interest
at the rate cf three and one-half i3S> per cent, per
Th« city authorities reserve the right to reject any or
all bids. •
All proposals shall be accompanied by a certified check
on n national bank for $l.mv>.i«> payable to the crder of
the <""lty Treasurer <-f New R ichs-lle.
No bid will be received for l»«s than par.
Purchasers will be required to pay accrued interest.
. The bonds must be delivered at 11 a. m.. on 'he 10'h
day of April. 1001, at the office of the City Clark of the
City of New Rochelle. N. T.
By order of the Common Council rf the City of New
Dated New Itoehelle. N. V.. February 10th. Iflrtl.
¦ ¦ - • City Clerk.
IRMI BUILDING, .Vow York. March 14.
"*¦ 1001. — Sealad proposals in duplicate will be received
here i.ntl! 10 A. M. March m. l!»01. for purchase- of C. S.
Army transport "TEnRT." Information furnished on ap-
R Mention. Transport mp be examined at Rrt*» Basin,
outh nronklyn V. S. reserve* rlKht Jo reject any or all
bids. Envelones rcntalnlns bids will be endorsed "Pro
posal far purchase transport TERRY." C. A DEVOU
Havana. Cubs. February ?3. —.Sealed propoml*
far Se*ereee System and Street Pnvin^. City of Havana,
will be received nt thi« off. a until 12 o'clock noon. Apr:i
3. 1!K)1. and then publicly opened. Information rurnlshed
on application to I -• ••!• \\\ J. -Harden. Corps of Engineers.
11. I A.. Chief Engineer. City of Havaaa. ALEXANDRO
House Space
A -as range and a gas
heater in a New York
house go further than
anything else toward
economical furnishing.
They are so compact
that there's lots of room
for other things that
stoves and ranges crowd
out; they are so light
that moving them about
is not a task. But aside
from this you should
Get a
Gas Range
or a
Gas Heater
because of the improve
ment in the cooking —
the superior comfort of
the heating — the great
reduction in the fuel
bills. All kinds and
sizes of gas ranges and
gas heaters at the gas
offices. Call and make
your own choice. All
connections free.
. Ranges rented.
Consolidated Gas Company.
Exclusive style in rich haber
dashery. Prices about half what
others 'charge.
(Soft cuffs*, 1.25; wcrth a 50.
scotch MADRAS shirts
We.; worth 1.50. •*£*
r-ply Linen Collars, 10c.
Silk Striped Socks, 2 pair*
for 25c; worth a quarter
a pair.
50c. SCARFS at 17c, '¦ ¦
from th? Fire Underwriters.
1.00 WHITE SHIRTS at 59c.,
from an Assignee.
2.12 .*.»h Aye.. Cor. 27th St. ' "' :
WM. f \*r<tv - - _ _ _ aii no>BEll.
TO-DAY, Saturday,
MAR. 15TH. COMMENCING AT 11 A. m. sharp.
an exceptionally f.n« lot of fumitar?.
B»l<?T!einsr to » well known SOCIETY LADY.
Also Ik* #ntire p«l!»ctton or MOOTED H'>B^S» .
Belocfflnsr to the worM r»now»M ;-;:ia Ciief,
Note.— Diamonds and Carria;»3 sold at 1 P. M.
Austin's I)<>^ Bread
C;t cur 510H5
r* I T ¦""» f\ P* f"* S-&> excursion Jnna 25. *£•£
r'lJtcOHr 1 Penally chart-red ¦NttMt JW
*-* *^ i\vi *-< «7 Rome."R o me." j^ +l 3 tons, to 13wt
land. England Ireland, Belgium, and France. *»-> ?•
Rhin» and SwlM side trip; ?l«v Italy est ' n *i£," ,j_ t<xn
$425 North Gape i *"S«SJff
F. C. CLAKK. 11l BnaJvtay. N><v 8 -
Cnrrogatcs" Notices.
OEAMA.N. CHARLES C.-In pursuance •*•
- 13 order et Hon. Atawr C Their.a* a Surr^rfJS
County of New York. Notice i» hereby piw to a 1 ,*»
havinic claims against Charles C .^ «u!>
County of N>w York. deceased, to present »™ rf
vouchers thereof M the subscribers, at their P^« «
transacting buslnrts al th-> office of 'A ...er. » ¦ £ city «1
MAN BVART9. Executors. -,«..,.„— 3" Wa«
ALLEN W. EVARTS. Attorney **J&s*£2?TUtk
Street. Boroush of Manhattan. City of N«* * 3 -*- __
TX PI KSI'ANCE of an order of Hon. FtM*
X T. Fltzcerald. a Surrcfrat» of the Ounty^ 9'^^.
notice la hereby given to all persons having eUlms -W*^
Smith VT. De Voe. late of the Count> o M tS»
ceased, to presem th* »m* wlth r ,^°"f n h ' r ba t s we^: at tie
subscriber-, at their place of "* nM^* in t5«
office of Robert J. Fox. No. 31 X^g^LrvSfe S3 «
lioroush at Manhattan, in the City of ftl lent, °"» .
before th- Ist day of October next
Dated New York, the 14th gJ^^TrO^V
. CHAMPS « I«g&
ROBERT J. FOX. Attorney for Executors. 31 >••«•
Street. Borwish of Manhattan. New lorh.
|N PURSUANCE of M order of Hod. Aba*
1 c. Thomas, a Surrogate or th. Co t 3r h T £f* e JJJ* |
notlro is her-b, riv^n te a.l persona ha' .nt -¦»
against Maria T. 5 Moore, late of the f ivy -r
York. * ..resent th *""« T?-^— "—TjWr"
of to th» «ib«cr.ber. at M* place of transactin*,- J»
at the omc. .f Charles Kdw.rJ v-ather So. T- »W
Street. V IjT af Manhattan, in the City of New
on or before the F-st day of May next.
Dated New Vcrk^he^th October. I|^
York City. " • ; —
TN pursuance of an orcer or Hon. Abner C-
A Thomas, a Surresate of the County of * c * \^ jt
Notice la hereby given to all person* having claiTO»»>-
Lewis Q. Morris, late of th« County •**••'?*?„ ti»
ceased, to present the same, faith vouchers i.. m ¦ 5£ s ,
subscriber, at his plact, of transacting busing - —
Liberty Street. In the Boureugn of Manftattan.^ p»trf
New York, on or before the 9Dth day of April i l?£'rm\n>;
New York, th. I»th day of October *T^ul At-
H. ¦ AMMAN Executor. CHARLES E. SE>TELI* +*
loraey for Executor. IS Exchanse Place. Eor.u«n
Manhattan. City of New York. — — '
Cost. _^^
LOiT.— On Thursday mcmln*. a small. klc , R^'vt^
I ll«ht tan Griffon terrier, answer* " name siv '2.^ ,
A liberal reward will - paid Mr his — "> to 77$
Tnii-av*., a*.ir TVcst 9<lh-st. - .-*

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