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WOMAN KILLED BY FIEND
TRAMP IS SUSPECTED.
Body, Badly Battered. Found at
Leicester, Mass.
L«lcester, Mass., Nov. 2(».— Bruised and bat
tered by fierce blows, with the face unrecog;
nizable, the skull fractured and six ri! I broken.
the body of Mrs. Emm« Richards Brigham, re
ported missing from her home in Plne-st. last
night, was round to-day In the alder swamp In
the rear of htr home. Fierce was the struggle
between a frail woman and her fiendish an
taconisi, If the mule Btory of trampled leaves
and scattered hemlock branches can be believed.
A tramp who eiopped at the Brlgham house
two nights in September is suspected of being
the muiderer. His description, as given by the
aged mocber of the murdered woman, tallies
with that of Üba tramp seen in Leicester yester
day and to-day. He left Leicester in September
with a blue shirt and gold pen. stolen from
Mrs Brlghatn'a houfe.
Three tramrs are held nt Pper.ce-r aa puspects.
"When the State police arrived In Leicester to
day, they in.mcdiatf-ly informed tsurroundiiig
towr.F to bold all Busplcloua persons, and Dep
uty FheriiY li. P. Draper, of fpenccr. arrested
I'atrick J. Ptanton. of New-York; Thomas Court
ney, of Springfield, and Georgu Rivet, of Bur
lington. Vt.. ai>d they will be held for investiga
t-or.
No motive for the crime Is known. The first
theory that i=he bad b*-en robbed is not borne out
by Investigation, for a clo.«e examination of her
clothing does not reveal any 6lgn of robbery.
Her mother, Mrs. J;i;:e M. Richards, told the
• officers that abe auppaeed her daughter hart $30
with her when she left the house.
The weaion with which the crime was com
mitted lias not been found. The body was ap
parently dragjred fifty yards from the place of
the munif r and hidden under branches of trees
ard crust.- of *now.
A tramp s«=en in Leicester this morning, who
1? wjirtf-d by the police, is ribod as being
forty-five years old, five feet eight inches tall,
weighs two hundred rounds, dark eoinplexiorv,
red face, two weeks' beard, dark soft hat and
tan sho' «. Offlcen to-day found a place where
tramp* had recently had a fire, bat the men got
sway before the officers pot there. The investi
gation w ill he • sumed to-morrow. The select
men of Leicester have offered a reward of f?VtO
tat the arr* st and conviction of the murderer.
Cp to midniftßt last night the townspeople
Fearc h<°d the wood* lr. the vicinity of Mrs Brigr
htm's borne, and many men must have passed
clo*e to th<=- spot where the body lay covered
■with hemlock branches.
APPELLATE TAX BOARD.
Suggested at Hearing Before Nem~
Jersey Com m .
Th* [»■— llislhili of the Equal Taiauon Com
ml««'on may result ir. a State appeOatc board to
•^ual:z«? taxation lr. New-Jersey It was f=ugpeste<i
st xr.e v,. - rrc fcaterday by Commissioner Black.
«is the Bcurea that have been suhmltted show that
•erh of th* flve boodrsd loca] ats^sors has his
otvii mrthnd*. ar.<J the assessments rarjr materJaHy.
R. W. Dt For.f*. general oounsd tor the Central
KaJlroa<3 of New-Jersey ar.d th? Philadelphia an<S
Reading, uaa on the btar.d irb«n the questiin of
the nebcsaSty of bwvlng a ualform standard pro=e.
Presiderit Biter of the romniission asked: "Would
•we not pot ijpttf-r results ■' we had a State board,
to ha '• charge of fcH taxation F r -rierally?"
"Te? 1 . lor sfe fi^-i one standard of 7alue." replied
Mr. 3-)e Forrst.
"Why r.<i have an appdlata nxA over the two
present boards?" suggested f'°::i!)i:spior!»-r Black.
'"That srould be * Rood id^a." remarked Mr De
F*orc^t. "i)re sclntion of the problem, then, wouid
t>« a uautral body, to apply a uniform rule to all
property. '
TO CALL AGAIN FOR SHIBTS.
Word Left by Fiaihouse Thieves, Who Took
About Everything Else.
That section of Harlem !>"ir<p between One-hun
<sr*><s-ar l-tenth and One liiinflirfl flftii
rts cr Lenox ar.d dgtrth ;i\r-s has een for some
tim»*. nnd still is, at the meroy of flathouse thlpve«.
lr. so far as .ir.y activity of the lice Is concerned.
The thle rob at their pleasure with the utmost
So rir- « A woman eoes Dut to do her mark'
Fh<" is gone an bonr. She returi:^ to Knd her flat
looted. BesJdents of the disirirt who do r.ot pra
ploy servants return from an afternoon spent away
from borne h fear and trembling.
Fbe iatest exploit *>t these tlHti:o.:se Lhierea was
on l-'riii.j-'. ar.J it was attended by an incident
wt;ch shows bow sure the plunderers are that
they ran roll ho :s> s at ih-lr leisure, secure In the
knowledge that the police either • fuse or are un
abie to pot a Mop to their . •• 'ions. They
Toll"t\ the home of I. Spies, at No. IG2 West One
hur.cjed-ar,d-forty-fin=t-Ft.. in t block which has
t—er. a particular Fufferer from police inactivity.
The thieves took everything- portable of any value.
mdud . fewelry. silverware and Mr. Spies'* cloth
lnr
Wlmo the Bpleses returned to their horn© they
fo'.:r,i3 th r :r belonslnss scattered all about the
rooms srid the CoUowins note on the diniijt room
tat.le
"We'll me back after your shirts when they
rem* from the laundry to-morrow."
Per* who gi to make calls and find their
friends out are often the unconscious abettors of
flethou?e thie'.es. The disappointed callers fr«
ataentlj leave on the outside of the letter box.
tdk::.p palr.t. to ste th-it if -s planed so every one
corning into lh* vestibule can read it. a note, say
tar:
"So sorr> you are not at home. X G. W."
Tr;e Sathoose thief on the lookout for the homes
of families that are absei ( from them sees this
note.
"So sorry you are not at home" he mimics, as
h< us-ps 1 is rk^iftop key or chisel.
In an effort to put a stop to the unusual number
of fljithous,- robberies ii; the Th:rty-nrst (West
Oae-hsndred^ad-twcnty-flfth-st.) Precinct. Cap
tain M'lily!.!. has detailed Bfteen plain clothes
men to patn i t .* pr< Inct on the lockout for sus
picious jiersor.s Pel boos v. iih bundles who3e
ber.av;or Oooa not satisfy the detectives, or who
are se^n lolitring aiour.d 1 riji r.ts with ap
pere.'.tly r.o special purpose, Bfv to be questioned.
Tho police of ''. Wfst Orje-hunared-and-twrnty
fifth-st. station v^y that last week tl.t-y secured
the ror.v!cti<)Ti rf eislit jng men who had been
caught t>r< aicii g ir.to oellr!::- nd stoi
Captain McOlynn lid last r.ijiiH that there had
r.ot bc«-T» a burglary In bis ecinct In v. year.
>t the West Onw firmdrrrtth rtr fctiuion Captain
Na!ly espressed himself as satisfied with <^ondi
tions. H<- su'.d that 6o r;ir a= they concerned Jlat
bo.;sf- thefts, thej wire normnl. Since October 1.
}.c adflpcl. ' f 'he persons arrested on charges of
larceny and bure'.ary twenty-five had been ht!il for
examination >>r trial ii<- jiraised the work of his
flve plain clo'hcs men
STRIKES HIS WIFE IN COUKT
Young Husband Loses Both Judgment in His
Favor and His Own Liberty by Blow.
Edward Abel dealt • is young wife a powerful
bir.w in they *>r r leaTtns the Second District
court. In J racy City, yesterday, and s.'e fell eense
lesa. Ti.Tft: lawyers who v.itr.fcase'l tbe nseault
ruabed at Ab»-i. bat Constable Locke intervened
.• ■ . took him ir.to custody. He wae arraigned be-
Core Justice Killer for assault nnd battery and
beM ka ball for examination. When Judge Erwin,
of tfc«: Dltilcl OOUH. snu :r.ed of the act, he
or£fc.-*-d Ab*-! BOdet firr.-.-r for cor.tempt of cru-t.
Abel was married a y.-ar aj.-o. tut In August last
h;» wife returned to her mother's home, a few
we*-k ago fO.e Sf-nt a Truckman to bis apartments
arid fcad dn furniture carried away. H* entered a
• suit to replevin th« furniture, -ad JudKt Erwln
r^'.'iered a de'.lsto:, In his favor He str ck his
; wife fc» they quitted the courtroom. The court
has tec&Milc!er«<l the dfielor. i^nd he may lose
. th* rer-levin SJlt. ab the «il»rga;ior. -jf th< wife was
that eht ww drivea trooi her hotse by cruelty
WIRELE6B STATION IS BURNED.
The De For^nt wireUaa telegraph station at
the Highland* of Kavsatak, n^-ar Handy Hook, was
destroyed by fir* at an *ar!y hour yesterday morn-
Ing The building wa« a frame tower about one
hundred and *iXty feet hljrh. The top of the towor
was above the cc* level about four hundred md
fifty fe*t. For some years it had st-rv-d as a d«v
Ifcndjrjfjrk for mmricers. The origin of the firs l«
not known. ' UFO l *
LIBRARY HOME IS READY.
Building for Tompkins Square
« Branch Opens Thursday.
The new building erected from the Carnegie fund
for the Tompkins Square branch of the New- York
Public Library, at Nos. 331 and 833 Eaat Tenth-st..
will be opened with formal exercises on Thursday.
December 1. at 4:30 p. m. This will bo the second
Carnegie library opening within a week, the new
Tottenvllle branch having been dedicated ye«ter
day. The exercises will b« held in the assembly
room, which occupies part of the basement floor,
and the whole buiidinß will be open for Inspec
tion: but the registration of borrowers and the
distribution of books will not be resumed until the
following morning.
The branch library -hat is to occupy this build
ing was organized aa tho Fifth-st. branch of ihe
Ag-uilar Free Library, on January 1. \*>Ti, when
it occupied rooms at No. 6C-J Flfth-st. It removed
to No. 616 on May 1, 1596, and again to No. 106
Avenue C. on March 7, 1901. Upon the consolidation
of the ARuilur Free Library with the New-York
Public library on March 1, 1903, it became the Ave
nue C branch cf the. latter institution. After re
moval to the new building It will be known as the
Torr.pkln* Square branch. ,
It has now rtr i;? shelves I*ooo volumes, and cir
culated UttOO d-.rlns tho last year. ,\ hp ,. W% Y K
dore doubtless wtll be even greater, with the ia
dlltles offered by the new buildine.
Tl.e building 1s a three story and basement
structure, 5* feet front by 75 feet deep. Tne base
ment Is occupied by an usembl} room, a boiler
room, a parklne room and toilet rooms The main
floor contain* the circulation room and «"e£renc«
room for a.lulu. .ar.d a small offlr--> or w-rkroorn.
On th<- second floor are the children's rireuiatl.ie
and reading rooms. The third floor has a lje.i
eral periodical and newspaper reading room and nn
aparin-ent for the janitors family. The nvenuer-ts
are Messrs. MrKim, Mead & White, and the buili
ers axe M. Reid & Co.
POLACKS IN BLOODY FIGHT.
One Dying. One Badly Hurt and One Under
Arrest— Causes Troubh.
As the result of 8 fight on Thanksgiving night
between four Polacks. one man is dying in the
Emergency HospitaJ In Greenwich, Conn., and two
are under arrest at Port Chester. One of th? pris
oners is bady woundf.i The fourth man escape!.
The fipV.i took place at North C.isUe. a smail set
tlement fifteen miles noith of Port Chester. The
four Polacks were employed as teamsters by a
contractor at North Castle. They had a holiday
on Thursday and bought two kegs of beer at
Joseph Reversky's saloon. Just outside of Stan
wlch.
Toward r-.ening they became, intoxicated, and
were driven away by Reversky. but returned about
10 o'clock and resumed their drinking. Finally
Mrs. Reversky askeu her hustand to e.'cct the
men. as they were too noi«y. One of the four men
tri»d to help Reversky to put the others out. and
knives were drawn. Solaksa Kobrowesky was
stabbed In the throat, the long Made of a knife
enuring the right cheek, passing through the
tonsils and coming out on the left side of the
neck. The three men were forced out into the
yard, wh'-re "Sam" Voyduk ran to the woodpile
and got a heavy piece of r>ak wood. The oth"r m^r:
were rollinr on the pround. stabbing at each other,
and Voyduk tri^d to rent tbfm apart. The first
Mow took an ear off Eobrowfsky. and the second
dislocated Paul Koaulak's rieht shoulder. Voyduk
himself received a cut on the heail which turned
the pcalp »lown over one eye. Eobrowesky also
received a Mow that fractured his skull.
COLORED LAD MAKES "ROUGH HOUSE."
In Revenge He Mixes Stocks of Oil, Var
nish, Turpentine and Kalsoniine.
Orange. N. J., Nov. 26 (Special).— Sylvester Scott,
a colored lad. of East Orange, was arrested to-day
charged by his former employers, Braun & Cham
berlain, with having planned and executed a most
picturesque revenge for having been discharged.
At the first opportunity he got Scott proceeded to
turn the firm's place of business Into a "rough
house." He mixed barrels of linseed oil, tur
pentine and varnish, poured a barrel of turpentine
into ax. oatbin and mixed up a lot of kalsomlne.
whiting and i 'aster of parls Into a grand padding
In the middle of the Poor.
When he was caught this morning he was with
his mother washing windows at a store In Wash-
Inston-at-j Easi <">range. As the detective led the
boy away his mother shouted to hini:
'"Look "out nnd keep your mouth shut, and don't
tell them anything." ,
The lad hue- faithfully observed that Injunction
so far Justice Bray Tiekl th* lad to await the
action of the Juvenile Court on a charge of ma
licious mischief.
FAST TRAIN KILLS ONE. HURTS FOUR.
Lake Shore Express Strikes Fire Wagon at
Dunkirk. N. Y.
Dunkirk, N. V.. Nov. "' — Lake Shore Limited
train No. 22. eastV^ur.r! running at a high ppeed.
crashed into a chemlcn- wagon of the Dunkirk Fire
Department at the Central-aye. crossing to-day.
killing Frank Miller, a nreman. and Injuring John
{.-. KralgT. the driver: Charles F. Link, Frederick
Centner and Albert St'imrr.. All of the injured will
cover. The wapon wa-^ dcino'ish(>d. but the horses
escaped injury- The driver, did not «-cc the train
approaching.
STATE CANALS OFFICIALLY CLOSED.
Date Unusually Early— Water To Be Drawn
Tuesday.
Albany. Nov. 2«.— The canals of the State close
officially to-nlph:. As usual, the Superintendent of
Public Works ha» granted special permits to boats
now on the way to reach tldewatr-r, and f r this
reason water will not be, drawn from the levels
until November 29.
This date Is one of tho earliest on record for
closing the canals: only three times In Its history
has the closing date been earlier. Ir "BSO Ice closed
the canals on November SI, and the "tflcial closing
was on November 2." ta I?3S, and 1546, but never
earlier than that. Last year the date of closing
was November 30.
The seabon has had a number of drawbacks
which reduced the tonnage to a considerable ex
tent, »'ut toward the latter part of the season
navigation was better, and the showing for the
ytar will be more favorable than was at first an
ticipated. The strike on the vessels operating on
the Gr*-at Lakes, which began early ln tho ?ijn^.g:
and .■:tir.ued for several months, was responsible
for the falling In cj.nal trame. l! practically
prevented all shipments from the West via the
lak*s during its duration.
The early closing Is expected to a ford oppor
tunity for prepnratir,::?: for starting the work or.
t"he barge can; I, which will be begun soon after
th<» npeninK of the new year. The Erie and Cham
plain canals will b>'. utilised for navigation until
t"he lai=t yard of the new waterway has beer, com
pleted, which will take over five years at th«
earliest.
MINE SWINDLER SENTENCED.
Dcs tfbinea, lowa. Nov. 26.— Letson BaUlett, who
pleaded guilty to charges preferred by the govern
ment of using the United States mails with In
tent to promote a gißßntlc mine swindle, whs to
day sentenced to thr^e months 5n the county Jail
and to pay a fine of J3no. In a former trial of the
case It developed that Balliett wrongfully re
ceived nearly J230.000 from the sale oT worthless
White Swan gold mining ptocks, the mine being
near Baker City, Ore. He was tried and convicted.
carried his case to the Superior Court of Appeals
and secured a new trial. Upon a promise of
leniency, he pleaded guilty the second time and
threw himself on the mercy of the court Bal : lett
Is said to have spent most of his fortune fighting
the case.
SALE FOR ASYLUM SOCIETY.
The annual sale, of the Brooklyn Orphan Asylum
Society will be held at the asylum. Atlantic and
Kingston ayes.. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
December 1. 2 and 3, from 2 until 10 p. m. Many
kinda of useful aj,<J fancy articles, cake, candy
r-.d food will be on sale. There will be singing by
the children, a bo y rln and olher attractions for
children. .
The officers of th- asylum are: Mrs. James U
Truslow. Mrs. William Curtis Keliogg, Mr.- j 0
m, P « \i VY h ThV dlreclo r 9 : **» James L. Bromley
.V.:-- M. J hayer an<l M i*s C. N. Baxter t» ril
lan ' > i?;« nfl «f M . r \. Peter r^lmer # treasurer ' Tho£
!n charge of tablf* arr- Mrs t r u^i ,
Charles Denr:ls, ll: f . Oe" sawa w Btr«t \fV M l?'
SEABOARD EXTENBION COMPLETE
Birmingham. Ala . N ov . M._ The connecting rail
on the extension of the Seaboard Air Un. f rom
Atlanta to Ei™i nKharn was laid to-d.y Ir. Ro J^»
Tunnel, twenly- mile, east of Birmlngnam
Srm.'SSK'^V '° «»»■ to«
month. om Po «-t«uoutJi. \a.. <,<ui# QmxL
NEW-YORK DATLY TRIBUXE. SCSDAT. SOVEMBJOI 27. 1904.
FOOD VALUE OF RICE.
ITS HIGHLY NUTRITIOUS
Science Supports All Claims Made
for It.
in.
In the last number of this series It was promised
that evidence would ba piven to support the asser
tion that rise easily surpasses in food vnlue the
various foods in common use; (1) because It Is only
execedea in fuel value by 6ugar; (2) Is wholly
dlgcs'ej In much less time than any of th«r other
foods; (8) combines admirably with all of them,
and (4» Is cheaper per unit of value.
Before presenting this evidence, a table of value,
which for convenience is compiled from a (partially
f?raph!c) chart appearing in Atrvnter's "Chemistry
and Economy of Food," it is perhaps necessary to
interpret the "calorie," which Is given as the ac
cepted measure of fuel value, and thl? cannot be
tlnne more simply and lucidly than in the words of
that eminent authority of the United States 'De
partment of Agriculture, especially In charge of
nutrition Investigation:
"The amount of heat {riven off in the oxidation of
a given quantity of any material Is called its 'heat
of comtustlon.' and Is taken as a measure of Its
latent, or potential, energy. The unit commonly
used is the calorie, the amount of heat which would
raise the n-mporature of one kilogram of water
1 degree Centigrade, or what Is nearly the same
thing, one pound of water 4 degrees Fahrenheit.
Instead of this unit of heat, a unit of mechanical
energy may be used; for Instance, the foot-ton,
which represents the force required to raise ono
ton one foot. One calorie is equal to very nearly
1.54 foot- tons— that is to say. 1 calorie of heat, when
transformed into mechanlcai power, would suffice
to lift 1 ton l.vi feet. '
The following tab'.s Rives the amount of fuel
furnishing and muscle making ingredients obtair.d
in different food materials for 25 cer.ts. the food
values being expressed in calories and the muscle
making In pounds;
Fool Muscl*
Prtc» mate- making
per rial for Fuel tni?re
rocaa. pound. 25 cents. value, dlents.
Cents. I. -.n..». Cai'ir.t-s 'I'
Beef, *lr!<Vn 25.0 1.00 076.00 0.14
Bfe.'. rot nl 15.0 1.67 1,4»6.30 0.28
Beef, ne'-k . ..■ 8.0 4.17 4.835.08 0 tv
Mutton, leg 22.0 1.14 1.014.60 0.14
Ham, smoked \n.o 1.36 2.650.60 025
Sal: pork, very fat H: rt 2.0S 7,394.40 0.02
1 oafish, fresh 8.0 3.13 bfi.>.6n 0.28
Cttdflsfa, salt 7.0 8.87 1.1(i0.2.1 n..*>2
Mackerel, salt 12 0 2.08 1.102.40 0.28
Oyster* 3S rents a quart. 18 0 . 143 321.75 0.10
Eggs. 25 c^nts a doses... 14 .7 1.70 1,079.50 0.14
Miik. 7 rents a quart.... 3.5 7.14 2.213.40 0.21
rrbeeM, whole milk if, > 167 3.147. 0.42
Cheese, skim milk 8.0 3.J3 3,500.00 1.12
Butter 3(> 0 O W* 2.830.00
SuKar 6.0 5.00 8 750 00
Wheat bread 7.0 3.57 4.2"»4.00 .28
Hire 5.0 5.00 8.1U0.00 42
Pc-ans 6.0 5.00 7.600 00 1.07
Fotatoe* 1.2 20.00 4.500.00 .34
•Th* fls'Jre« in this column approximate th*> graphic
measurement* of the chart so nearly a* to quit* answer
tne purpo-se (if comparison
Aa the standard of fuel value for daily diet for
fi man at ordinary work Is fixed for the German,
by Volt, at 2.P65 calories, and for the American, by
Atwater, at 3.400 calories, the secret of the wonder
ful endurance of "the litt'.e brown soldier" of
Japan, under almost Incredible hardships. is di
vulged—he is a ric« eater.
A 6 It Is mainly sought here tn show the fuel value
of rice as compare! with that of other foods,
since, as has been stated, seven-eighths of the food
consumed is ui-e-l for heat and power, only the
proportions of muscle making and fuel furnishing
constituents as shown on At water's chart art
select- d.
In the excellent "Rice Cook Book" issued by the
Southern Pacific, appears an instructive artlcie by
Mrs. S. A. Knapp, In which is found a table from
wh'ch Is compiled the following, showing time of
digestion of home common articles of food: Rice. 1
hour, cornrr.eal, 'i hours and 15 minutes; wheat
bread. 3 hours and 30 minutes; oatmeal, 3 hours;
Irish potatoes, 3 hours and 30 minutes; roun^l
steak, medium fat. 3 hours; loin steak, medium fat,
3 hours; turkey. 4 hours; chicken, broilers, 3 hours;
oysters, stewed, 2 hours ami S minutes: catfish.
1 hour and 4"> minutes; red snapper, 1 hour and 45
minutes; salmon, X hour and 45 minutes; eggs, fried.
8 hours; apples, raw, \ hour ar.ri ftt minutes, and
tomatoes, fre?h, 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Rice, poor in protein ami Cat, as compared with
other K-'alr.=, j. s correspondingly rich In carbohy
drates, and, therefore, combines Ideally with all
tne other foods save those that, like wheat bread,
nave a large percentage of non-nitrogenous sub
stances; it most profitably supplements those that
are highly nitrogenous, th-tt have an excess of
material for repairing the system, or are deficient
in beat at:d energy, such aa lean beef, veal, mutton,
poultry, beans, peas. etc.
LAND FRAUDS IN OREGON.
Commissioner Richards to — High
Officials May Be Involved.
Portland, Ore.. Nov. 28.— W. A. Richards. Com
missioner of the General I,and Office, is on the way
to this city from Washington to appear as a wit
ness in the land fraud case now being heard In
•Judg* Bellinger's rourt. It is desired to prove by
Mr. Richa'ds that C. E. Loomis. formerly a special
ajtcnt cf the government, and S. B. Ormsby. also a
err. rrer.t ofTU-lal, were < mpowered to administer
ar. oath, a right which the attorneys for the de
fence deny they po«seFsed. Commissioner Rl hard*
will report to Prosecutor Hiney. and ationa;
developments. Involving <ifl;CBls high In the coun
sels of the govf rnn.ent, ar* looked for.
PRISONERS BROUGHT FROM CHINA.
San Francisco, Nov. 26. -Two American prisoners,
under sentence to terms In San Quentln Prison,
have been brought here from Chlr.a by the steamer
Korea. George T. Odium, a photographer, is to
serve two years nnd six months for forging an
order for $1,700 on the International Banking Com
pany of BhangbaL Th<? oth*r prisoner is Joseph
G. Vlunson. whose crime consisted of brutally kirk-
Ins: a Chinese to rl^nt r>_. Munson was at one time
a policeman at Shanghai.
SHOT DEAD BY HER HUSBAND.
P'n'iadf-lphla. Nov. 26.— Mrs. Rosie Lusander,
twenty-five yea^H old, was shot and killed (arly to
day by her husband, to whom she had been mar
ried only two months. The crime was committed
tn the home of the Lusanders, at Edge Hill, a
suburb of this i-iry. The motive ia not known. The
husband Is In hluin*.
CHI PHI ELECTS OFFICERS.
Lancaster, Perm.. Nov. 2G.'-Th» Chi Phi Frater
nity, at Its eighteenth onnuai meeting to-day, se
ta ted New-York as the next r»a r -e of mottinjj. The
following officers were elected. Grand Alphf.. Ben
jamin S. Banderson, Amherst College; Grand Gam
ma, Wyndham Stokes, Lthigh University; Grand
Dulia, George G. Hood. Lehig-h University; regis
trar. Rober: C. Post, st'.-vens Institute of Tech
nology; Gran.l Zeta. Thomas \V. Connelly. Univer
sity of Georgia, and prand couni . ! not
Keith, Lehtgii University; Frede.li-k H. Meserve.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and John
I). Adams, Cornell University.
LIVESTOCK SHOW IN CHICAGO.
Chicago. Nov. 26.— King Leopold's Belgian horsej
were the centre of attraction at the opening of th*
International Livestock Show at the Union Stock
Yards here to-day. In charge, of Baron yon Scholia,
of Belgium, tho horst'3 arrived last night. The
King has presented a bronze statue of a steer to
A. G. Le-r.nard. general manager of the Union Stock
Yards and Transit Company, aa a token of his
esteem for Mr. Leonard and of his Interest in the
exhibition. To-day was devoted 10 a students' judjr
ing contest. In which nlnt colleges were represented.
Tho prizes were two bronze statues, designed by
French sculptora and offered by the Union Stock
Yards and Transit Company. The; champion fat
calf of the world, General Manager. Is entered by
the lowa Agricultural College. Thoug-h born last
January, the calf weighs 1.010 pounds Among the
notable people present to-day was John Dryden
MJnicter of Agrricukure of Canada.
DREDGEMEN FOR PANAMA CANAL.
Chicago. Nov. M.-Two dredgemen. the first en
gaged for work o.- the Isthmian Canal, hava left
Cnicago for Panama. They are William Bates,
dredge engineer, and Philip Bates, his brother!
craneman. They wera engaged through the offices
of the International Brotherhood of Steam Shovtl
and DredjrsiJNsn. the memUrs of which orKunltatlon
will be hired for the work. Th* engineers will re
ceive $1W and the crannnen tliS a month on the
caral. The men will have fre« tran«por.atlon from
New-York to Co oi, and return. While In the gov
eminent service they will hay. board tnd room f-e e
and wl 1 be cared for In government ho«pltals If m
-W.thln «lght.en months, ' tald T. J Do. an jr
B e<reiary of he brotherhood. "I expect thai two
hundre-1 dreJgemen wl.l be working on the canal on
sixty strain ehovele."
JCBT WATCH.
Wlirn jou «re through «it|, tUI» part of tbe p«p«r.
l,uii>l I! to tho Ma.lain. > r . lf %ile U(iel , not Uuja up
tii» UIU« A.*l» u( ll>o A'»uj,i» i|| t vu r .| tli^i —
We Will Buy
A 50c. Bottle of Liquozone and Give it to You to Try.
■*V> want you to know nbout Liquozono, and
the product itself can tell you more lhan we.
So -n-p ask you to lot us buy you a bottle— a full
size bottle— to try. Let it prove tbat it d,,r*
what medicine cannot do. See what a tonic it is.
Learn that It does kill germs. Then you will
use It always, as we do, and as millions of
otlirrs do.
Tills offer Itself should convince you that
Liquozoue does as we claim. We would < er
tfiinly not buy a bottle and j;1v« it to you if
there was any doubt of results. You want
those results; you want to be well and to keep
well. And you can't do that— nobody can
without Liquozone.
We Paid $100,000
For the American rijrhta to Liquozone. We
did this after testing the product for two years,
through physicians and hospitals, after prov
ing, in thousands of different cases, tluit I.iquo
zone destroys the cause of any j;erm disease.
Liquozone has. for more than 20 years, been
the constant subject of scientific and chemical
research. It is not made by compounding drugs
nor with alcohol. Its virtues are derived solely
from gas— largely oxygen gas— by a process
requiring immense apparatus and 14 days' time.
The result is a Liquid that does what oxygen
does. It is a nerve food and blood food— the
most helpful thir* in the world to you. Its
MAY CAUSE A NEW TRIAL.
One of Miss Nan Patterson's Jurors Stricken
with Apoplexy.
Because Edward Dressier, a real estate agent,
who occupies the ninth scat in the jury box. suf
fered a stroke pf apoplexy Friday evening, the trial
of Miss Nan Patterson was yesterday unexpectedly
adjourned until to-morrow. As this is the third
attack of apoplexy suffered by Mr. Dressier. It is
probable that thfre wi:i be a new trial. The notice
of Mr. Dressler's illness reached Justice Davis In
the form of an affidavit submitted by Dr. James A.
Ferguson, who is attending the sick Juryman.
Interest In the trial was increased by the report
that J. Morgan Smith had been arrested at West
Nyack. Mr. Rand sa)d that there was no truth , n
the story of the capture, ard that detectives were
still searching for him.
r>2««i£? Jn ff s LL A v Fer *"?°n. "ho Is attending Mr.
Dossier at his home. No. 106 Woodycrest-ave said
8 "' nl f h t l , th;it £ c expected his pntirnt would live
through th*» night. H« said th-tt the condition of
Mr. Dressier was slightly better than in the early
morning: and that there was no immediate danger
MAYOR ANSWERS ERIE S THREAT.
Offers to Meet Officials and Confer About
Company's and Jersey City's Needs.
Mayor Fagran of Jersey City has made a reply to
the statement of the Erie Railroad Company that
if it cannot get the franchises necessary for the
enlargement of its plant, the SS.o6o.ese that has been
act aside for the improvement of its Jersey City
yard may be used elsewhere. The Mayor says the
predicament in which the Erie finds itself Is one of
its own making, and he add the following offer to
the company:
In order 1 that the responsibility for this business
£m <* £}* r d wh(>Te ft belongs. I invite you to
come to the Mayor s office and take up the negotia
tions whmh you abandoned In September, t will
Invite the. members of the Street and Water Board
l °™? yo ' We wiU inspect your plans, visit the
premises, ascertain the views of tre people of the
vicinity, discuss the demands of the ,-ity and en
foVilUnl^,^ SStSSt whlrh WIU h fa!r and just
CARRIED DYNAMITE: MADE THREATS.
Old Offender in Jersey City Is Held for Ex
amination — Explosive in River.
A stick of dynamite sufficiently larjje to h3v«
destroyed the three story building In which is the
saloon of Anzelmo Crosomino. at No. 391 Thini
st.. Jersey City, was found early vesterJay ur..l*>r
the sink In the barroom. The police took charge
of the explosive. Investigation pointed to Thomas
Flaher, who was arrested on Friday night, on com
plaint of his sister., tor assault and threatening
to destroy her house and kill her and her mother.
He had a stick of dynamite, she said when she
made her complaint.
Flaher was known io have vli»Ued the sa'oon
after threatening his sister. When Flaher was
arraigned in the First Criminal Court yesterday
two policemen entered carrying a bucket' of water
in which the dynamiti reposed. "Take it out'"
was the prompt order of Tin!*;. Hlgeins and the
officers retired, but moved slowly and cautiously
The ponce, after consultation, dfckle.j to drop the
d>nanute into the liver, and It Is now lying in t v ie
mud under the Hudson.
Judße Hlggins adjourned the hearing of Flaher
for one week, to enabl< the police to procure
further evidence. Flaher is an old offender, with a
long criminal record. Twenty years ago he was
one of the prominent membe-s of the notorious
'•Lava Bed Gnn~" that terrorized what was then
the Sixth Ward of Jersey City.
ARGUMENT OVER OLD WOOD ROAD.
M. linn Bruce Declares It Was Useful Be
fore W. K. Vanderbilt. Jr., Took It.
Mineola, Long Island. Nov. 26— Argument was
heard to-day before Justice Sea bury, in the Nassau
County Courthouse here, on the application of John
C. Baker and Daniel S. Wooley to have the report
of the Highway Commission which gave the Oid
Wood Road to W. K. Vanderbilt. jr.. set asiile.
M. Linn Bruce, the Lieutenant Governor-elect, ap
peared for thj applicants, and William Wyckoff
represented Mr. Vanderbilt. The commission,
which consisted of Walter Franklin, C. T. Langdo.-i
aiid William F. S. Btnith, recently gave a hearing
on the question of closing the Old Wood Road to
the publtc and allowing It to be inclosed in Mr.
Vanderbtlt'a Lake Success property. The report of
tii» commission BnaUy was that the rorul was use
less to tn* people of the town, arul Mr. Vanderbilt
was allowei to take possession of it.
At the hearing Wture Ju.lg** Seabury this morn-
Ing Mr. Bruce said the report of the commission
fallcil to show that the road was useless, but. on
the contrary, it was ehown that the road was use
tul and had been used considerably hy the people of
the town as a pleaju'e drive Mr. Wyckofl for
Mr. Vanderbilt, said the highway was "n^t necos
sary. and thai scarcely any one in the connty used
It except Mr. Vanderbilt. Judge Seabury re
served decision.
FLAMES THREATEN SIASCONSET.
Acton' Summer Cottages in Danger from
Moor Fire.
Nantucket. Mass.. Nov. 26.— Fanned by a stror.c
northwest wind, a fierce fire which has been rag
ing on the moors for twenty-four hours approached
this evening and endangered the village of Slascon
set, on the eastern end of the Island. When the
flames reached a point about a mile north of the
village a large body of men left Slaaconset to re-
I tard. lf possible, their further progresa.
At dark It did not appear that the efforts of the
fire fighters had met with puecesti, although after
; sunset the wind diminished In force, and it was
i then believed that the lar.es couM be '•or.trolled
before reaching the village. It :s thought that the
fire wab originally started accidentally by some
sportsmen. Th< village of Slasconset his no fire
apparatus. In tne village are many summer cot
tages, owned princlp«lly by well known actors.
BANK CLOSED; OFFICERS GONE.
O'Neill, Neb., Nov. 26.— Ellchorn Valley Bank
failed to open for business yesterday, and Its
president and the cashier could not be four.d In the
city. The affcJrs of the b»nk # accordlnc to a
statement given to th»- press by the wife of Ber
nard McGreevy, president of the bank, are l n a
bad condition. McQreevys statement say? that
he owned no stock In the bank, although $3,000 of
the stock, for which he n«ver paid, stood ir. his
name. He »ay» he was e.iiploytd as preuld»»nt at
v aalary of J5OO a year. He charge, that Patrick
Hagerty. th* cas-hltr, overdrew his account in
large amounts and left his own and a BosjiSm or
rtv.mious nous i» collateral tn bala.i,.-e Ms. over
draft. He sl*o say* th.it Hagertv drew Urge sum«
from the bank from time to uir.* .is rtivlderiii»
which, in reality, were money belongl:i t 0 d«'
*e*lU>f*. Tfee ki*uk to <ww la mm iumOs «J s> gi*^
effects are exhilarating, vitalizing, purifying.
Yet it is a germicide so certain that we publish
on every bottle an oiler of $1,000 for a disease
germ that it cnnnot kill. The reason Is that
germs arc vegetables; and Liquozone-like an
excess of oxygen— is deadly to vegetal matter.
There lies the great value of Liquozone. It
is the only way known to kill germs in the
body without killing the tissuf, too. Any drug
that kills genu is a poison, sad it cannot bo
taken internally. Every physi.ian knows that
medicine is almost helpless in any germ dis
ease.
Germ Diseases. ,
These are the known germ diseases. All that
medicine can do for these troubles is to help
Nature overcome the germs, and such results
are iudirect and uncertain. Liquozone attack-;
the perms, wherever they are. And when the
perms which cause a disease are destroyed, the
disease must end and forever. That is inevi
table.
AMhira Hay r«vfr lnfluenza
Abscess — Anemia Kidney Diseases
Bronohlti" T.a 'Jrippe
Blorwl Poison I.*uoorrhe%
Bright' it Dt«<>»»« I.lvrr Trouble*
Bowel TrouM»a Malaria — Kc-uraljrla
Coughs Colila Vary H»art Tr'<ublea
Consumption Pile* — Pneumonia
Colic Croup Pleurisy — <<uln«y
Constipation Rheumatism
Catarrh — Cancer Scrofula — tiyphllts
Dysentery — Diarrhea PJctn Disrases
Dandruff — Dropsy Ptomaeh T->uW*»
Dyopopsla Thr-nt Trnuhl«
An -Antique
o
of Yesterday
may be well apf lied to our reproductions of some beautiful Colonial fcrmmre.
St:rn adherence to the lines set down by the «ncicnt criftsraaa is well developed
in some of these £ne mahogany pieces.
Furniture for the Dining Room. Living Room and Btdroom that bears a well
defined meaning for perfect simplicity and pore design.
Grand Rapids Furniture
Company
(Incorporated)
34th Street. West, Nos. 155-157
"MINUTE FROM BROADWAY.'
We offer this week a special line of very handsome blue-black and
Oxford Kerseys and Meltons for Overcoats. Some striking worsted chev
iots, too, in overplaid — herringbone and basket — narrow, medium and wide wales \ blues and
blacks only) — these for suitings. We'll make suits or ovcr<*mts to oHt»r .it $Ml They
arr 840 and $50 values.
Send tor samples, fashion cards and m^is'irine nut-fit.
Broadway & 9th St.
HORNER'S
FURNITURE
Gifts Useful and Beautiful.
THOSE who desire to purchase arti
cles for Gift purposes combining
utility with beauty— the useful
with the ornamental— which will be a
constant reminder of the civer. will find
selection an easy task .ir <>-,:r t^tablish-
HH'ut from among tn« following lines,
which excel in both assortments and
values:
Writing Desks. Lounges.
Dressing Tables. Lasv Chairs.
Fancy Tables. Gilt Chairs.
Tea Tables. Inlaid Chairs.
Work Tables. Rockers.
Cheval Glasses. Shaving Stands.
Parlor Cabinets. Fedestals.
Music Cabinets. Bookcases.
Curio Cabinets. Leather Screens.
Our display of VERNIS-MABTIN and
GOLD FURNITURE comprises.
Parlor Cabinets, Music Cabinets,
Curio Cabinets. Desks, Screens, Ped
estals. &c.
Special exhibit of the world-famed Elliott
Eieht-Dny Hall and Mantel CHIME
CLOCKS* in el^jrant BMhogaßy,
weathered oak, polden oak and Flem
ish oak cas«'S.
R. J. HORNER & CO..
Furniture Makers and Importers,
61, <»3, *>."> West ti.'Jd Street.
bank examiner. At Ha^e-ty's home It was sal.l
he had pn; c to Sioux City to consult an attorney-
Mrs. BfcQreavy said her husband had gone a week
a<?o, leaving with her the statement she gave tn
the press.
TROOPS SENT TO LEITER MINES.
Sheriff of Zeigler, 111., Telegraphs That He
Cannot Control the Situation.
Sprlnßfteld. 111.. JCov. V>.— B'ati troops w«r« to
night added to the United States deputy marshals
guarding Joseph Letter's coal mine at Zeigler.
Franklin County. Governor Yates to-day received
the following dispatch from Sheriff St«ln of Frank
lin County:
I am absolutely unable to control situation at
Zeigler. and desire that you send troops there
Immediately. Answer quick.
A request for troops also was received from Mr.
Letter, who Is at Zeigler. Governor Tates being In
St. Louis, the request was turned over to Adjutant
General Bcott who this afternoon telegraphed Cap*
tain Satterfleld, commanding Company K. 4th In
fantr>\ or the lUlt.ois National Ouara. to proceed
at once by rail with his command to Benton. an<l
there repoTt to Sheriff Stein, assist ta preserving
the peace and act in strict subordination to the
Sheriff. The troops reached Benton to-night.
MYSTERY IN JEWEL BOBBERY.
Police Cannot Find Chit How Burglar En
tered House — Diamonds Overlooked.
A mysterious robbery of gems worth S&000 from
the residence of Honry P. Stewart. No. II Hamtl
ton-ave.. White Plains, early yesterday morning.
has completely bafll«-d the police, who cannot find
out how the, bursar gained «ntrance to the hou««t>.
All the doors and windows were found securely
locked after the burglary was discovered. A jewel
bex was stolen from a bureau, a drawer of which
also contained diamond* worth S2 500 in another
compartment. Thes« were overlooked by the thieves.
The btolen property conaiateu of one d.axnontt
crescent p| n . one topax pin and chain, heart shaped
ir>CK« with chain, violet brooch wreath pin, chain
I'l-acelet. three gold bracelet" woman 1 fob 'haln
..lurnuml ht-art pin. diamond «oarf pin. pair of goU
•*♦•»• •utioaa aa4 a> i'^n^'hl »"■' r***l uttt'ilssW
— Ery*lp«laa v*rTilaafsv *rTi1aafs
Fevers — Onll Stones Turrori TJlc"r«
<J«ttr« — f!out Variance]*
Gonorrhea — Oleet Women's r>:!»»aa««
All *li»ea»»« that born with f»ve r — Initmntt'n
—all ratarrh— nil rontasioua 4lseat J >— the reitii..
of hoi -•■ Or po!.<r.r.«i b!o.^l. ll *
In nerTous debility Liquozona acts aa a Tttallav t*
eompli»h;n« what no d. «i c*n do.
50c. Bottle Free.
If you need Liquozone. and have neTpr tried
It. picMt mml m tui* coupon. \\> will then
mail you an order on a local drussrist for a foil
size bottle, and we will ; ay the >ln:g^!st our
selves for ir. Tais i* our fre<* srffr, male to coa
vince you; to show you what Liquozone Is, and
\vh;it it can do. In justice to yourself, pleaat
accept It to-day, for it places you under no ob-
Hjratlon whatever.
Liquozone cwti .W. and $1.
CUT OUT THIS COUPON
for this orr«r rr.av not appear a|c\in. F. n th«
blanks anrl mail it to the Lma.d Ozon« Co tij.*«4
Wnbush Ay«.. Ch:ca*o.
My <]!9»as<» v
I hay» nevr tried U<;uezon». but '.: >••»« mi
supply m« a inc. bottle free I win take it
S9t Gl*S MO »<!<Sre«s— *:;•. ' r :vnly. "
Any physician or ho.-pttai not yet using Liv-um-,
t'l be r.«<ilv ".ur>rlie.i • r a t»s:. ~
Books and Publications.
Chßi^TiiAS NUMBER—
EDITED EY CHILDREN
A beautiful Christmas lift is
a year's sabscrtptlon: $I— to
The Fashion and Fatiery. uacoztae for To«f Tvtka,
100. A ••>!■> 51 OO A TEL%R.
r itr. >AI X XI
nO!)k'sEl.l.EK.s A.M> >KWSDEAI.CRS.
P»r«T fattrrcs aMlasNea Slyßsk, aiaeVSSl SSS)
modest lr- price.
If yu : cannot : r M'.iHTti:;.t Tr'-> from yoof
booksrllrr wiiie tor aample copy as acad you/
sjUtcrl^tim t.i
TOII.KTTKS rtSU|<)>' CO.
173 Fifth Air. for. 2?d St.. >«w Tnrk.
[)O YOU CONTEMPLATE
GTVINC YCLH CHILDREN
A Musical Education?
IF SO
Do not neglect to look through the
choice lut of
Musical Advertisements
oa the Musical Page in Part II of
to-day's paper.
WEASELS THREATEN RABBITS.
Westharr.r Long lal ir N-v 2* l^P*^***^
Manhatt.i:-. sportsmen who during UM V 0& t(W
year* have enjoyed B hcotlnK rab:;ta on tfcw Or** 1
South Ueach. *:. lear;i w;th tret U»at l "***_ff
mala ar« now threatened with complete <**— TZ.
nation as the result of th-e a»>i>earrtrie« *>t we * s \yJ
During th<> last u:i >eara rabbits ■■■' b *ti.«E
plentiful on the Soutli beach than ta *xsy oth*f •"'
tlon of iho island. ,
a ur. ta
The • Utti- Ads. of ttxt, iVopl«- alwa.»» >pP— [J^
UU» sertltia «t Uw »*e«c, so J.ul tatgU «• »•* «■
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