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\"' LXIII---.N° 20.643.
NEWS OF TWO CAPITM&
\FFAIRS IN LONDON.
British Mmulen Meeting nith Seri
ous Opposition.
e-*^;«; J? T 1 "" New-Tcrt TYlbune by French Cable.)
f^Bff^rigbti IWC: Tr Th- Tribune Asuociaticm.)
tendon. May 23.— Mr. Chamberlain's unau
• horired programme, srttk fiscal reform based
pa p-^ferential and retaliatory tariffs and \rlth
r r-crt:or! of the revenues earmarked for the
..S^ H :-^Zc7"t scheme of old agre pensions, gives
XS rr.icoists romething nev. to talk about,
snfl certainly need diversicr. The detn
rrfrration against the London Education bill
n \ -fjyap Park to-day ip an impressive wam
irr t" the ministers that they have ex
'ri'.eS a formidable apxtaiagj agasnet thera.
Tt is the ctnnb'nsd demonstration of Noncon
farndtr tnfl trades ■BsSfM In defence of the
jjrfjiSrm "frocvi school* 2nd the rtatior.al system
of educ?tinn. The Fr«?e Church and organized
l«bor find a censmon ground In protesting
•^fsirst the abblltloa of direct public authority
-.nfl representation in the management of schools
-!,-!;«•!¥ the masses receive their education, and
»!?© arainst the maintenance of denominatior-.al
whoo'.s at tfce rxpea ■■:■ cf the ratepayers. It is
cvt of th" 1 irsrert and mcFt representative as
*»^olv^"-s ever - 'nessed in England, and the
Free Cfcnrciimea arsd the trades unionists of
„,.„,.- ftraarniins borough and suburb of the me
tropolis have joined In weighty remonstrance
?rain?t the educational policy of the govern
—ent. The ministers are badly fri^'ntened. and
?r* likely to reronfider and recast the ESdnca-
The Colonial Becretaryii success in forcing
the question of fiscal - • ---, upon the atten
tion cf the mother country and the colonies
fcs= pro"bably greatly astonished btaaaelf. for
what he said at Birmingham was in the air,
whereas his speeches before the Colonial Club
«nd other bodies ee«i<Ji years age were den
r:te and prac4 declarations respecting an
unpnlal zoliverein. ana natssTng wae accom
plished. Instead cf being showered with 00M
-w-sTer by the Duke of Devonshire aad other col
>2Fuep. and asaraal by the Unionist press tbat
he -tvas going too fast for anybody in the empire
iti krec up with him. he hi now supported by
"The Times." "The Daily Mail" and other jour
nals, ■aai a 1 ; lied with evidence here and from
the -o'onies and Cti many that he baa raised a
question of psoaaaaaat importance. Mr. Cham
berlain is reported by his friends as highly ex
hilarated b] '■•'- new turn of affairs and as
bent upon leading an a«KreosSve movement in
favor cf fiscal reform. The warrior's armor
has been rusting Bince the clo?e of tfas war -in
South Africa tnd tht development of the gov
ernment's policies respecting education and land
- hatsa. Bi Is lull o" "tent, end apparently
»«=■'! prepared to join issue on the real battle
- round, which is workaday England.
Lord Rosebery h3s not lost time in explaining
away the passages in l-s Burnley speech ivhlch
-= e-<>e -<> hastily interpreted by caxeiesF readers as
• ut'-ing support to Mr. Chamberlain's views on
:«.visicr of the fiseil policy. "The [aackeater
• iusrclian" promptly supplied citation? from
*.o:d Kosebtrrys free trade syeech»ii and drew
■froni cim the explanation th=t he had Fpoken at
Burnley before ■ oeutiol audience in a non
rjaiEUtlSi, acaderr»ic way. ?.na t.hat is TeaHty lie.
■ '•.:i-i« l r»d the objections to Mr. Chamberlain's
j rcfosaia ir;6urmountsible. A? Lord Rosebery is
iJh only possible* leader of the Liberals ivhen
rary' return to i<ow-:- this conclusion of the
- rc> matter is inevitable. But he reaches it
pi ap imperialist, willing to diEcugs the subject
cri it* broadest lives. Mr. Asquith. who is Lord
r--. c _\.. rr y P ablest lieutenant and the ultimate
]■. r..-. T O f the Liberals in The- House of Com
i-ur.s, has condemned Mr. Chamberlain's n».w
•■impart are without reserve; and Lord Spencer.
licrd Carrington and the <ntire Liberal press
ar« rallying in defence of free trade. It is evt
'>:.; that Mi Chamt>eriain has raised v oaea
ticji " r ? c }j -srii] unite the Liberal party and re
•:r,rr-rre v with recruits from among Independent
r:<j cautious men at the Unionist party. He
• s-nr.ct hope to carry the country with him sim
; ly . tat solely because ... a popular preju
dlce pgainst Germany
He must have something in reserve to offer to
the working minions, whose living expenses will
b«- increased by import duties on food a.nd raw
material for manufacture, for there can neither
V any retaliation against Germany nor aay Brit
ish preferential arrangements with the colonies
■without a Mgfecr revenue tariff. He talks about
reaaei wages as being more important to the
working people than a reduced cost of living.
and forecasts a rising scale, as the result of the
development of trade v.ith the prosperous col
onies, an argument drawn from the protectionist
movement In the United State? It loses force
tvhen a loosely jointed world-wide empire is
compared with the homogeneous American
irrioij. One of th«- strongest Chamberlain men
predicts that the old age pension scheme will be
revived, and that a portion of the Increased rev
enues '•fm the customs will be reserved for the
* pedal benefit of *he working classes. Mr.
Chamberlain himseli! is silent on that point, but
dearly he DBaat have something to offer the
working worii as compensation for the imraedi-
He sacrtfleei Involved by the adoption of an im
perial tariff.
The Var 0135ce is also again und^r fire, after
tie repeated revelation"? of incompetency and
o':r;ora!izatlon. There hat been a narrow es-
from an outbreak of typhoid fever in
Vision zt.6 Thirty or more industrial centres
from the sale ar.'J distribution uf army blankets
'toie the fever hospitals In South Africa. The
cancer has only baea averted by the energy and
'•sllcnre of the sar.lt.ir>- authorities. The pub
. ge indignation Is Intense, especially as the medi
<al experts have discovered the army blankets
• -rthoused. lArtattnai and infected with ty
f hoid bacilli. These blar.kets were sold in South
Afriiaj fey the authority of the War OsVei after
■>.£ close cf riOEtilitier, apd apparently there was
'■".it edible carelessness in neglecting ta classify
':- Baj*rfluous army stores, disinfect all the
R&od* and destroy those ■ci bn th* fever hos
phatei The Indisc-.Tminate sale, shirr. I and
•JmributiOTi of 150XO0 of these blanket- con
etltate a rraiitsn- MBaeal -which i« almost with
"■it-precedent, and loeajly approach?* rrim-
Inallty.
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To-morroTr, fair, with Ugiit wlndi.
HEAP NEARLY SEVERED.
ARMENIAN SLAUGHTERED
Many Points in Case Recall Barrel
Murder.
An unusually fiendish and mysterious murder, re
fembling in many ways the barrel murdc-r, was dis
covered yesterday on the top floor of a well kept
tenement house at No. 238 East Thirtieth-st. A
small boy named George Kelly entered the apart
rr.fnts from the fire es<-ap" to shut off the faucet
whfcfa was causing water to leak through the ceil
ing into the apartments on the ground floor. The
lad. who was sent through the window by the land
lord of the premises. Gerried E. Moore, stumbled
over the body of the occupant. Garbed M. Ken
tooni. a Turkiab Armenian from Kharput. lying
on the floor of the main room near the front door,
which was bolted. -
Policeman James F. Mooney. of the East Thirty
fifth-st. station, was called, and he summoned Dr.
Moore from Bellevue Hospital. The latter said
that the man, who had been almost decapitated by
a knife Blast) across the throat and had many stab
wounds on the chest and body and a cut on the
back of the neck ancs head, had been dead at least
eight or nine hours. Ke said it was clearly a case
of murder, because, the terrible gash across the
; throat, which penetrated bach to. the spinal col
umn, fevered the jugular vein, and there were
three deep stabs over the heart. Those were all
fatal wounds, th<; surgeon said and could not pos
fcibly have been self-inflicted.
When Captain Shire arrived with o troop of
ward detectives and found that the room door had
beef) found bolted on the lr.side, he decided that
Kentoonl had committed suicide. The. flre escape
by hich the Kelly boy had entered could have
been used by the assassin in making his escape
in the darkness of the nis?bt. Two broken chairs
were mute evidence of a struggle, as well as the
blood spattered in all directions about the apart
rr.fn T . A trunk was opened and had been earcned,
as the tray with papers in it was lying on the
floor with three blood stained knives which had
been used in the butchery of the Armenian.
Later on, after Coroner Scholer bad examined
the body and declared that a foul murder had been
committed, Captain Shire reluctantly abandoned
his theory, and requested Inspector McClusky to
aid him in the hunt for the assassin. Detective
Sergeant MeCafferty was nssign«>d to co-operate
with the precinct authorities-.
''j£ - FORMERLY HAD A COMPANION.
Kentoor.l had re?ic!e<3 for nearly two year* in the
house where he met his teatfa Across the hall
lived an Italian known as P. Dilorenzo. lie is
described as being a shoemaker, who also lived
alone. The same flri escape coanects the apart
ments of the two idpii or. the court side of the rear
building.
The landlord, who knew the murdered man sim
ply as "the Armenian,*? told the police that Ken
tooni was a stra ■ sort of a person, who was
always pleading poven although he was a steady
worker He said that for th<- first year the Ar
menian had occupi the rooms hi had as a com
panion it. fallow countryman who made candy in
the apartments ai:d peddled it In tb« street. When
thf-y separated \nellher man nor womai was ev«r
se^-n to darkf-r. modest home. He said
also that h< knew little or nothing about the
Italian rhof-maker. who always kept to himself.
going to work in the morninpr ;md returning home
In the ••■ rung Where Dilorenzo worked Mr. Moon
could not say. but he understood that Kentooni
was employed at- a weaver -..where in Four
teenth-st. "None <f the neighbors rememhered see-
Xv.e. th.-- Armenian about the place since Thurpdaj
:mci the movements of Dilorenzo had not been
t i ot'c**d «* t 3 11.
'"SThen at last th< police decided that mun had
been Cone they ascertained that there were a
number of Arm^iaTi? livinc in that part o. the city
and that they frequented restaurants kept by their
rountryn at No. SO East Tw-.-nty-sixth-st.. and
Nor I"SS ana 153 East Twenty-seventh-st. Word
that an Armenian had been killed was carried to
those resorts and Caratf-d Slangoonin, the keeper
of one "' th< restaurant*. '•.'<-<>;niized the body of
ih» fOam - m as that of Kentooni. He said tliat
th<- latter wu a sober and ustrirue ma:». well
liked amons the Armenians fn-the colony. and_re
pute'' to be a saving sort of fellow. Mr. Tektek,
another rfrftf.urani proprietor, said he knew the
murdered man v... well; and .that he last ytetted
his place on Wednesday evening. He thought it
nranee that Kentooni had rr.t returned to the
r<stauram at No. 152 Ka*<t Twenty-serentb-st., be
cause he was a regulai boarder
HAD BEEN ATTACKED IN BED.
The marb of the rooa ("iFciosed hat Kentoor.i
had apparently been in be.i when he was flrst at
tacked. The assassin may have come throusfb the
window. Then followed the combat in which the
man was brutaD] Blaughtered. In the killing a
carving knife, an ordinary table knif* and a three
bleded pocket knife were used. There are distinct
wounds mad- by each of the three weapons on the
corpse. The carving knife was eertamly used to
a- X .•-■..-•'■ throat from ear to ear. It was a
a&stlr cut and was similar to the one infllcttd on
the birrel victim only a few weeks ago.
Kentooni It was learned later, at the tfane of his
death? employed in Garvin's machine factor:
m f F/'lr^the. afternoon. In th- presence of Coroner
Behold aid Captain Shire. Dr. Schultz, coroners
r.rv° clan performed an autopsy on the body n
ir»Vtn,™i As fi result the coroner announced that
™: m- the sUshtest doubt the man had been
Schultz found no leas than twenty-
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■ .'f^gr
co'uscio^ ani that then the .tab wounds were in-
S! "jn d 'nr- opinion, there are many ro|nt* of re

«rae sskeo f onL ( e , n ,. ! "7-. »■-.' dead man except by
*>:r" jumplns M' ; Dilorenzo that
rooms occupied WS w-m to *)?<? assln.
the. noi!.*- f.on st--.,^ ""Vwas awakened by the
Hi* brotlwr. XapoJeon, a'" j,; o ,! V . rs 4io not ccc
n,,i^. Friday ■»«**• U'Vrnt to work at

" h />- .^^V^ul a'r wl^n he returned
tha. there w.,s no
Urbi in"th«-' rn.il »;' / > n £ t£* lold the landlord
The Bfcoexnakef mM ;$%..,,' ,„ investigate
about the I>U ,/Vl.at K.iitooni had always
further. D!lor^w- ***a^tliat k * j t»l»U«
appenred to be a : man «• v thr<l , nion ths
and had ro foarwen or Mteen
" e<J ' '?w n <f«ned "n him. Dilorenzo •«« h*r on.?.
OliCe- r —
p^i^^heduVe^M,^; i» M.amboat ad.-Advt.
NEW-YORK, SUNDAY. MAY 24, 1903. -FORTY-EIGHT PAGES.
THE NEW CONSUMPTIVE CAMP ON BLACKWELUS ISLAND.
EXTERIOR VIEW.
NEARLY KILLED IN MUD.
Horse Falls irith Rider Into Marsh-
Girl Buried Up to Neck.
WEALTHY ' MAN'S DAUGHTER.
Buried up to *?r neck In soft mud and slime
under her horse', which had fallen from the. road
Into th« Onvcoend marshes yesterday. Mtalnw.
Behr seventeen years old. the daughter of Edward
Behr" a wealthy piano manufacturer, living at No.
g» Carroll-st.. Brooklyn, had a narrow escape from
death The conductor of a trolley car heard her
shouts and reported her plight at th- headquarter!,
of Engine No. 144, and firemen succeeded In pull
ins the horse out and releasing th- young woman.
In spite of this trying experience Miss Behr ap
peared to be entirely unconcerned when seen at
her home last nieht.
'-I was not hurt a bit." she said, laughing- The
firemen were so kind and so inter«sUn» Do you
know, they showed me how they hitched up the
horse*, and It was awfuU: interesting. !
' Miss Behr la a student at. Packer Institute and
an enthusiastic member of tb» Brooklyn Riding and
DrivKs Club. Yesterday morning .he left the c \ ub
or 'an « P lorlns tour Marguerite, be, favorite
mount, is a big. Wach animali bui doc.le. ano it is
largely the horses gentleness : '" l] Intelligence in
not strug»li«« in the mv* that saved the young
woman's life. „
"Alter riding around th<- park for some time.
said Idas Behr. "T decided to go down the Nrole
vard and rtrifce off Jnto.eome new road?. I got
on to th< Sh-il Road, although I did not know it
then It was all '.'■ ' and marshy, and the. road
was on an embankment but It was awfully muddy
in the centre, so T rode on the •■'-• It kept ge«
tins worse. Buddenlj Marguerite began to sink
down and stumble. I loosened my foot from the
«urrup and was about to jump, when rtie slipped
off the embankment Into mud. carrying me
with her vv'e were b«th almost buried, but the
mud was soft, and I did not feel the weight of
•Margie ' Bj clinging to her neck T could keep my
head above th< water, bat to get myself out was
bnpossible. -Margie' wa« helpless, too, and had
sense enougi not to • ruggU
•■I began to wonder what I was going to do wnen
a trolley car passed about a hundred fed away.
t shouted and could toll that they saw me. but the
Lr v-'nt ri"ht on. I had the same experience with
Several c-rs and thought that no attention had
hVen Paiu to' m" but 1 ?oon found that I was nus
f « 'o-4'.r^vfn firemen came up with ropes
and ladders With then was a mounted policeman—
H&mtlton I balleve his name was. but could not
"SSlSvUed -opee around 'Margie.' but could not
draVh l e 2 little '
home In a trollej cai about
i 4 o'clock." _
ONE KILLED. TWENTY-ONE DYING
Arsenal at Santiago, San Domingo. De
stroyed — Gur.hoat Lost.
San Domingo. May 23-The arsenal at San
tlago was blown up yesterday by tb« enemies
of the present government and General Frias
was killed and aty-one persons mortally
wounded. The troop? are pursing General Jose
Alvarez, who is said to be the author of the ex-
Colon, which war conveying Gen
eralTDeacharopa to Sanchez, has betn lost off
SpiSSSS Deschamp* and four others saved
th/msel^s in a boat, but the remalnde. of the
f rew was lost.
Xho situation is quiet here.
NEWARK MAN HAS GLANDERS.
Doctors Do Not Expect He Will Live— First
Case on Kecord in That City. %
Ufred BCeyers. thirty-lr« rears old; of No. BO
Second-st.. Newark, l« confined to the German
Hospital. Newark, with glanders, It is the flr t
case on record in Newark where a human betas
contracted the sickness M yers's d»ath Is expected
by the physicians.
The diseaw has disfigured the patent, and he is
,o deilrloas that the physicians arc unable to ••»■
; jm '„._ n^ ,o where )>-? contracted the disease. Ho
tion l jm as vi _ «r . taken acainst danger
oVn^n^i-." l'Vr^diiX Mov,,s wont to the l.c*
°! ', .., v \" i.; si'ff'-irp from what was believed
wi^j^f^m, el-nders have
dnuik will contract it-
COAST TO "COAST FOR AUTOMOBILE.
. ftn Francisco May 23.--I>r. H. Nelson Jack
en of Vermont, and S. P. Crocker, of Peat Up.
will undertake tv make the trip from soajrt to
coast in a 20 boirwpower automobile, rhey left
h»r<* t<»-(!ay.
BRIBER GETS HEAVY SENTENCE.
St Lo.ns. May After being out fty-flve mm
, lt Vs th« -urv in the ,ase of Emil Hartmann. for
rtv a member of tiie Hous^ of s*atoa who
r " \, *h«rc*ri a-lth bribery returned a verdict this
%^™ s il-fo'i i'Sse nyan rising Hartmann
" ■ '
RESIGNATION RESULT OF BRIBERY.
ft Louis Ma- ::>.-Ex-Se!:ator Charles Schweir
kirdt who recently conferred that he had been
' ..,„(,■„ hriberv tranwctlotw in »he Missouri
£^&^huTiebSc» hta relation aa Brat
Satlon ''"•■•• ' w :s"'°- t!on wab as£?pJa s£? p J t ss,'
L-ECOB\Tf.'N DAY TRIPS
< -™ y-Mi« til! Monday to Delaware Water Gap,
Particulars at 4» 1.183 Broeuway.-Advt.
INTERIOR VIEW.
RELIANCE LEADS AGAIN.
HONORS WITH NEW YACHT
The Columbia and the Constitution
Decisively Beaten.
„ . «>
" , First Elapsed B*coid EUpsed
Start, mark. Hw. mark. Urn*. i
H M.P H.M.H H.M.S. H.M.S. H.M.H I
'Reliance 1*0:20 f.:2:s:<o B J3J» 6|»jß« 0:16:00
tattoo ....lh»'M v.2f.r. ***** **** SI?
] imbla e»in«d on Reliance 2 Baeands on flrs. \*%- ■■
i Reiiance grained on Colombia 1 minute 25 seconds en ■
■ Constitution aained on Columbia. 3 seconds en «-con<Jj
!' e The approximate rirish of the R"'.isnc« wa» 6:40 p. m.^
Captain Nathaniel Herreshoff, the owners of
the Reliance, Captain Charles Barr and her
crew, to say nothing of her sponsor, the New-
York Yacht Club, have every reason to feel
proud of the big sloop that they all hope will
be selected to defend the America's Cup, for
while the first meetir.gr yesterday on Long Is
land Sound between all three candidates for that
.honor, was not officially called a race, the Co
lumbia and the Constitution were both beaten
so decisively during the time that they were
equally served with a breeze that there was
no cuestion as to which would have won had the
race teen completed within the time limit— 6:3o
p. m. It is estimated that she would have won
from the Constitution by about nine minutes
and from the Columbia by ten minute?.
An analysis of the day'B worls shows that in
the light breezes that, prevailed while the yachts
were sailing the firai leg of th» course, the
Reliance steadily Increased her lead during the
first two hours, until she had dropped the Co
lumbia and the Constitution quite three miles.
Then she was becalmed while the other two,
favored by a breeze, almost caught the new
boat when she had reached the first mark. As
soon as sh? felt its influence, however, she
made such a rapid sain on them as to astonish
those who watched from the decks of the vessels
in the accompanying fleet. For instance, in the
short reach of three miles across the Sound be
tween the first and second marks she gained
on the Columbia 1 minute. -•" seconds, almost
repeating her performance of Thursday over
the same course, and in a like breeze.
There had been some hope that the Constitu
tion would make a decided gain on the Reliance
in a breeze, but there was little to justify the
belief in yesterday's race. It seemed to be the
neral verdict that the Constitution has im
proved. She had a very fine suit of sails — not of
the Rataey make.
The sails of the Reliance were hoisted before
10 o'clock, and at 10:15 she was under way.
standing across the Sound in a light air from the
northeast. Besides C. Oliver lselin there were
on board Captain "Nat' 1 Herreshoff. WilUara
Butler Duncan, jr., Newberry Thorne. "U'ood
bury Kane and Dr. Monahan. The yacht wore
the sair.e mainsail, clubtopsail and head sails
as on Thursday.
THE YACHTS UNDER WAY.
The Constitution and the Columbia both cot
under way from their moorings at Glen Cove at
11:10 o'clock. The former was towed out into
the Sound by the steam yacht Scout. The
Columbia worked her way out under sail to the
starting place, off Matinicock Point. On board
the Constitution were August Belmont, herman
ager; R. G. Doremus, Robert Perkins and Mr.
and Mrs. Kennedy. The crew wore scarlet
watch car?- Those on board the Columbia wore
llr Iselin's colors, red and black Edwin D.
Morgan, the Columbia's manager, steered the
yacht lilnmcif. assisted by Captain "Lem"
Miller.
The rommftt"!' boat, the Privateer, took up
her station off Matinicock at 12 o'clock, a«d
Foon afterward signalled that the start would
be postponed until later in the day. The wind
was so light and variable that it-^as 1:20 be
fore the committee felt Justified in hoisting the
preliminary fisna!. There "as then a light
bTcese from the southeast which gave promise
of increasing in strength. The course signal
"II," meaning Course No. '!. the Fame as the one
sailed on Thursday, went aloft at 1:22. and a
few minutes later the tug CniqiM started to I 05;
off the li^iflile course. The flr«t i**g was eleven
mUes E. by N. 141 4 N.. the second three mi!»s W.
>. w . and the thh P. W. by \V. \'i W . eleven
miles.
Balloon jibtopsaii* were Rent up h stops on
the fctays cf the Reliance and the 'Columbia, ft
I was thought that Captain Rhodes, of the Con
; Stltutlon had seni that sail aloft &'.?•■. but it was
found i iter that he had f"=nt up a. small reaching
jibtopsail.
The fleet of atesao, yachts was ne4 bo large as
that of Th'-nvdny. II included Commodore Fred
' Tick •;. Bourne's the Delawure. the flagship of
i ihe. club: K. C. Benedie-t's Onedia. Isaac Stems
! Virginia. William Math^on's Lavrock, Auguet
' Belmont's Scout. Lloyd Phoenix's Intrepid. J.
Roger Maxwell's Celt, the Alvina, the Taurus, the
I Viva, the Endlon. tbe ColopiaJ the Tuscarora. the
Contlnae«l on eleventh pa«e.
THE TRAIN OF THE ''ENTVRV
b the 20-r...ur train bttWS— New-York and <"'hic*ro
i via the New-York Central «nd Lak^ Hhor- Th-
I 30th Century Limited.' — Advt-
MAYOR AT BLACKWELUS.
Inspects Many Improvements in
City Institution*.
TENT COTTAGES INTEREST HIM.
Th» commencement exercises of the Metropoli
tan Hospital Training School for Nurses, on
Blackwell's Island, yesterday, were made the
occasion of an inspection by Mayor Low of all
the improvements instituted by the Department
of Public Charities In Its plants on the Island
under the direction of Commissioner Homer
Folks.
Mayor Low arrived at the island in the af
ternoon by th- Fifty-second-st. ferry where he
was met by Commissioner Folks and the latter's
secretary. Millard B. Ellison. For two hours
he walked and drove in company with the com
missioner ard the several superintendents and
suboidinates in charge of the divisions of work
of the department, from the addition of the
nurses' quarters of the City Hospital Just about
completed, on the southern end of the island,
to the new convalescent hospital of the Metro
politan ' Hospital. Just completed, on the upper
end of the island, where the commencement ex
ercises were held. Improvements made by Com
missioner Folks at an expense of over SIOO.OOO,
were shown to th? Mayor.
After Inspecting: a flre escape, in the shape ef
a corkscrew. Mayor Low inspected the renova
tion .of the old City Hospital. Superintendent
J. H. Shields, of the institution, leading the
party through the wards. Mayor Low waa re
ceived in all the wards with great interest by
the patients who were able to take copnizance
of his presence. One old Italian. Michael
Coraffa, who has been in the hospital for some
time with an affection of th* leg. attracted the
Mayor's notice. Taking the old man's hand.
Mayor Low said
"l'm sorry you are ill.
'No speaka Ingr. ' said the Italian, but his eye
beamed and he pressed Mr. Low's hr.nd. When
he was told in Italian who his visitor was,
Coraffa's eyes prew wide and he chattered in
Italian,
MAYOR TAKES DEEP INTEREST.
Commissioner Folks Deal took Mayor Low to
visit his hospital for consumptives. The renova
itoTi of the old building and the addition of the
outdoor tent life have been features of the ad
ministration's policy. The patients, who were
taking sun baths, look well for th- most part.
It was Mayor Low's first visit, and he took deep
interest in the whole place. Superintendent W.
B. O'Rourke showed him about.
The Hospital for Consumptives, opened in'con
nection with the Metropolitan Hospital on Jan
uary SI. 1002. wh* h has quickly become the
largest hospital for consumptives in or near
New-Tork, is adding to its equipment n. series of
tent cottages. Three of these are already occu
pied, four others are in process of construction,
and still others will be erected as rapidly as
possible. The tent cottage hi ar. adaptation
of one devised by Dr. Holmes, of I>-:iver. It
combines the maximum of ventilation •■ ith the
minimum of exposure to iftc weataer. The air
in the tents during the last few weeks baa been
from •"» to 10 decrees lower ihan in the build
ings.
The patients were rather reluctant at ihe out-
M( to use the tents for sleeping porpeeee, be
lieving that they would be draughty aad un
comfortable. They were persuaded, with some
difficulty, to try it. and without aatiptlen, after
a few nightH, all are so much impressed with
tent life that it is with difficulty that any of
them are persuaded to return to the buildingsjf.
for any reason, this becomes necessary. The
tents have rot been occupied for a sufficiently
|«ns time to afford any tabulated statement of
th» result?.
At lac graduation exercises cf the nurses
twenty-four received diplomas as members ot
the oiass- eleven received, graduate diplomas
,npri one nurse received, both diplomas. havins
completed the double course. Commissioner
Folk? presided, while Mayor Low, Mra < ad
walader Jon.-s. who b&s been a generous sup
norter of tt , e nurses' work on the island, and
who accompanied Mayor Low on Ma tour of ii,-
Fnection, and the women of th* board of di
rtor «- of tn< =. achool, occvpiod t* platform vith
various members of the various vWtina medi
cal boards It wax the flrst public commeneer
m »nt of th* nurses' school. Jane M. Pindel. the
auD4*rißtendfnt, read th»- annual report, and Dr.
Egbert Guernsey Ranktn. aairman of the co;n
inittee of action. ma*s an adiress. Dr.
WaJtet •-(••:, Mills, chah-maa of th« r.;mmitte«
,->n' nurelng. rpolw of the history <>f the -h0..;
Anr i |te trarsfer fro-n Ward's t>» Flru-ktreir*
island. Mayor I^w wed an afdrv*. <^y^njr in
part •
■1 elves s»€ plaaa ■ to bring: t< th*- graduates
of The nurses' school the eon eraw UUOna of the
H'v Ido ihli because the trained nurse Is one of
th- most happy and fortunate developments of the
!i«t «£-tv rear* When <mt reals of the metn-xis
cf nursiuc'fv-n thirty years aso. ore tea .1 very
-irnnir irnviml ror «rif optnloi that th- tra!n~J
ntirfe '■* ■■whit have called her. one of the ej"ixt
• rt»-*n'-V'* irt modern •-tvilisatlon.
1 do not know what those of this i?l:in-l think of
thc^e of the other island aeroaa tha river. I some
tim*>» think that wo there don't think enough of
•those who a.c living here. 1 do know, however,
that those who «ir< committed to the care of the
orfiHal!' h«rr. whatever may be the eaJMC of Their
eomin* ar» iinrr out of the Mayor's tnlncl.
::^5 >roox-n:io mom
Hour* of departure of Seaboard Air Line trains
to Savannah. Jacksonville. Tampa and Atlanta.
Through car*: superior dining «*rvie*. Ofßce. 1.1X3
vr»y.— A^»t
PRICE FIVE TEXTS.
QNFIELIj SEEKS niIRT.
TOLD TO GO FREE DOE*.
Jerome Won't Say Whether or Xot
There Is an Indictment.
A smoothly shaven man. dressed in a neat
suit of gray, was one of the flrnt of fh)S pas
sengers to descend the gangway of the Cunard
steamer Campania, when she reache.l h?r pier
yesterday morning, about 9 o'clock. He ha<l
an easy bearing and looked the part nt a ma:
of the world who had been spending f!n» winter
abroad, enjoying pictures, even sitting for on«
before some noted portrait painter. Ther» wit«
nothing hurried about him— moved wi:h th»
deliberation of one who had learned to be un
concerned about trifles and to cirry crises wejl.
It was Richard A. Canfleld. the gambler, en
I whose house. No. 5 East Forty-foarth-st^ ■ raM
was made last December, and agairwt whom it
is commonly believed an Indictment was foun*
by the January grand Jury. Of him District
Attorney Jerome had said, after his quiet de
parture for England, that he did not b<>Tiev«
he would return to this country while Mr.
Jerome was District Attorney. Not only has h*
come back, but he has come back te» plead tr»
any indictment that may h.ive been foun<ti
against him.
That his return had been carefully planned, kg.
that there might be no unpleasant, cnartlstla
features about it. was evident. He came unde? :
an assumed — Albert Campbell — and no on*)
on the steamer suspected that the neatly dresead
man who occupied one of the fine aptl tments of;
the ship, and went about so quietly, was th«-
Canfleld in whom District Attorney Jerome waa
so interested. It had been hia Intention to have*
his attorneys here Inform Mr. Jerome of bis la*i
tended return, and the name of the steamer on
which he would be a passenger. On s«»conA:
thought, he changed this, according to tie dlxa
patches from London, fearing that Mr. Jeroma,
might question his good faith and send a cocp!»
of detectives to the pier to arrest him ther« pub- t
licly. He decided to return as he had gone over..
He directed his attorney to meet him on thoi
pier, and John Delahunty. cla attorney and
friend, was there to zneet him and cSer any*
advice that might be needed. From the pier h»
had planned to go wherever it was necessary
to go to find out If an IndlctmeriJ had been,'
found against him, plead to !t If there should
chance to be one, and then offer balL
Apparently the District Attorney's offlc- tm
not looking for him so anxiously as he had ex
pected to find it. The news that he -xas oa
the Campania had been published in advance of
his arrival here, but for aught that transpire**
there was not a detective at the pier authorized'
to arrest or even directed to shadow him. A
bulging eyed negro valet. Mr. Delahunty an*
several newspaper men were the only ones look
ing for him. He did not wait to discuss th<».
situation -.vith the newspaper men. having b*^rii
warned to say nothing by Delahunty.
"I am going to my home ln Providence be ;
said, "if they will let me."
Then he drove, off with Delahunty. leav
ebony fac=-d valet to attend to his *>' _
With a smile — he had smiled from t!
he left :he steamer— he drove away
hunty to the latter's offlce.
In the mean time Mr. Jerome was spending
a few minute* at his office previous to starting
for Hartford, where ha safd he was to address*
the Hartford Press Club, and from whenre h^
anal later to go to LakevilTe. Conn., «h< h»
has a summer home, to spend Sunday. Pf fu;»
going he declined to say- any; ■_- ab^ut th"?
"Canfleld case."
"What is the status of Hm eaee against Can
field now?" he was asked.
"There are no puM:c Aora*
case. " replied Mr. Jerome.
tatt aaoafl ;t"
It has never been stated ofßrially that Can
field was indicted for being connected with a
gambling house at No. 9 East Forty-fourth .
but at the time the indictment was found.
against David Bucklin. January 23, Mr. Jeromo
said among other things:
• I do not believe that Canfleld win return to*
this country while I am District Attorney" and,!
•"We have a complete case against Richard A.J
Canfleld."
These remarks were Interpreted as signifyinap
that ar indictment had been found against Can
fleld or that there was evidence on which an in—
dictment could be found.
After looking over Mi mail Mr. Jerome lefai
his office at tc9l o'clock to go to the Grand Cen
tral Sattion.
An hour or 90 later Forbes J. Hennessy. one <*s]
Canflelds eeaaaal went to the District Attor
ney« office and talked with Assistant District
Attorney Gans about bail. About 11 o'clock Can
field, accompanied by Delahunty and Alfred J.
Dam bondsman for David Buckiin. arrived aT
the ■iminal Courts Building. They entered
and went in to see Judge McMahon. who waa li»
ctessben fixing bail in canes where the amount
of bail had previously been arranged. Soman
time elapsed before Mr. Gans and Mr. Hennasaß"!
went to Judge McMahon room. Then, no ona
seemed to know whether or not there was aa.
indictment out against Canfield. When Miy
Gans appeared Delahunty turned to Judg- Me*
Mahor. and said:
-I understand, your honor, that my client haa*
b*en tadlcted by the grand Jury of this county
for a crime. £0 we are informed. We are not
r*ady te give bail to-day. It is true that Mr.
Dam came in here and has given bail in another
ia « but Ido not know if he would do so in,
this case. I would suggest that you parole my
client in our custody until Monday, when w*
will appear and give the ball desired."
Mr Gaas then asked the judge if he had s«*Tst;
for the indictment. . t
"No." replied the Judge "What do I want or
th* indictment? This is simply ctiambem, an<l
there eaatd be no pleading in chambers. Tt 1
rr.u?' be don" in open court.**
If your honor will wait." added Mr. Gan-*.
"I wiH see if I can get the indictment. I real'r
know nothing about it. as Mr. Jerome is out of
town, a- •! I was just ceKed in to-dsy."
Judpc McMabon agai^ S»W h * **•'* rot wish
the indictment, as no psaasVng eeaM so allow -d
in chambers, and ?a!d fee r.a.« usr«" > ahl<? to *
parole. Turning to Mr. Canflel-!. he said:
"It scorns to m- 1" H» «t'>pp-<I. art-l th»n
-I think, there \* nothing to u>ta!n t*><> --lr~nt
h«-r*. He " n 5° MJI h " F 1 * 3^" "
jj r oar.? was asre»aM»*. nnd OanriHd-^aid h^
would be gte'i to appear to-morrow and pl-s-i
tr , ar Indictment md asrainst htn< and |rtv«
the proper baiL
Accompanied b> his .nwi:*! and Bucklm. anil
Mr. D2tti. he then hurriedly left f> c li'ding an*
dr«ve away.
*'ann>l<l *al'e«l ff-rf f -r Southampton in P«ceraNT
last, so^n aft-r the housi-- In Ei«t Fcrty-fourth
•■t had h'-en raided by Inspector Srooks on in
formation gainer! by Mr. Jerom?-. Although
Canfield's departure -»3s not known, aod tlis
fact of his a^ilins: did not beenxn- public until
after his arr'.val on the other side, it was said
that he haa gon» abroad to enjoy his usual vac»-
MEMORIAL DAT EX C RSI
Pv the New-,York Central and Weat Shore Bait
roads, it a »ir.aie fare, plus «- or tho round trs?
tf> Niagara FalTs. |oi.-f May Sj returnlny May T.:
2!;o to Cataldll MeVftftn *t\4 W»"'- V^t r^a
W«st Shor*. at a ategto fare for round tra>. Cfc4
on ticket agent*.— Advt.

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