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JOKE JOLTEP POLICE.
"It Will Cost You '9200," Said Im personator of Inspector Grant. A mas. who said he was .Trw» Smith, of No. •JO pejrraw-st.. Brooklyn. was locked up at the O'd F'-P station last night on a charge of di!» crderly conduct and intoxication, but the police M y that when he is arraigned in the Tombs court this morning he will face Police Inspector ponald Grant, who. "it i* alleged. Smith imper feogaied. The police say Smith went into Peter Hart rJ , r > hotel. No. 58 Whitehall-st-. and called 3>olice Headquarters or. the telephone. The fol jntrir.g conversation ensued, according to the yoUce: "He"r\ la this Police Headquarters?" •Tes." •This is Grant. "Who's this?" ••Operator at headquarters." "This Is Grant. I say. I want to square that jratter of the captains and sergeants who were propped- I want to know whom I'm talking to." •This is G. P." -Who?" "Peterson.*" "Oh. yes. Well, you know, I want to square a matter with you fellows. Tell the captains it ■v'M cost them $200, and the sergeants $100. Tell them to see me. and lay low for another few boar& What's that-? Why in do you w?p butting In while I'm talking? I've told you three times this is Inspector Grant on the wire. Tpu : " Hartrr.ar.n heard what was said and the man »t th* 1 'pnbne spoke so loudly that he could be heard ".r. every room downstairs. From the back y.f looked like Inspector Grant. Police Headquarters was getting busy all this time. The operator switched several assistants on the wire so they could overhear what was riir.g said. Then one of the operators called the Hsrtrr.ann Hotel on another 'phone there nnd learned that the man on the 'phone was n"t Inspector Grant. When Policeman O'l^eary walked into the hotel he of the telephone assumed a haughty air and asked: "Officer, what are you doing in here? I'm In- Fpector Grant." "It's a joke, all a joke, sergeant." said the prisoner ito Sergeant Savage. "Good joke, fine loke. you know." "Ye*, pretty good Joke," said the sergeant. The prisoner was well dressed, carried a cost ly pold watch, wore several diamond rings and a diamond shirt stud, and had $60 or more In his pockets. _ "You will meet Inspector Grant in the Tomb«s police court in the morning." said the sergeant. "That'll be another good joke." EVESIXG TRADE SCHOOLS. Free System To Be Introduced by Dr. Elgas. A change that may •■ • with opposition from the labor unions will be introduced in the even ins public school Eystetn this falL This la the cper.ir.g of a number of trade schools, electrical •work and engineering, blacksmithlns and tool rnaidng, steam engineering, tinsmithing, sheet Iron work, patternrr.tkin? and joining, cabinet making- and bookbinding -will be taught. Dr. Matthew D. Elgas, the district puperin ter.ier.t In charge of the evening schools, and Charles D. Parkins, principal of the Manual Training High School of Brooklyn, which is be lieved to be the finest of its kind in the world, ere working on a course of study for the trade schools. Dr. Elgas proposed the establishment cf the schorls in 1903. I>a?t year City Superin tendent Maxwell advocated the extension of the right school course to include the trade schools. Their establishment, he- said, would be "to throw open tie science and manual training rooms of the manual training buildings in the evening to the young men who reed and desire instruction •tn their Traces." Regarding' possible opposition from the labor erganiza!sorjs. Dr. Elgas said yesterday: Soir.':- of our *-i»r:ds have said that we will come into conflict with the trades unions. I do rot believe so, because we do not intend to tsaeb trades. The schools will be simply for the improvement of boys and young men who are learning their trades. OH ELL SUITS ENDED. Shipbuilding "Actions Discontinued at Netcburg. Newbnrg. N. T.. May 20.— 1n the matter of th<» Efa^pbofldlns E'-iits, recently brought by ex-Goverr.or Benjamin B. OdeTl, Jr.. the actions were discon tin'Jftd to-day before Justice IJickey. in the cases r<; the defendants, James T. Bootnros -- and John •w. Toons. The euit brought by the former Governor for re covery at about $170,000. alleged to have been lost t>v fc'.m as a result of the collapse of. the United Btate£ Shlpb-jlldlng Company, in the ■ecuritiea of which he had made a large investment, originally , named the Mercantile Trust Company, John J. ilcCook. C B- Alexander, A. W. Kre h, John "WT. Tour.g and James T. Boothroyd as defendants. Scire tl:r.e ago It was announced that discontinu er.ees had been made in the cases of several of the defendants, and wh«=-n the suit v.as moved for trial at Newburg on April 3, Mr. Odell'c attorney Icforra^d the court that the action was then at lssje cnly m to the defendant Boothroyd. The latter's attorney opposed a motion that the case jro ever until June, but the motion was granted. •The discontinuance now noted apparently marks ■ Tfce end of the artkm. It was currently reported !*-«*kj! aco that a settlement of the ex-(rovernor's jclElrn hiiA been effected. Just as the KavanaugU •*u;t was settled several months ago. MTJST GO TO WASHINGTON. __ I •Jud^c Holt Grants Warrant for the Removal of John A. Benson. . T i:iF'; Holt yesterday decided against .Tohn A. B"-5an. the CallforrJa landowner, and said that he wcold grant the warrant of removal asked by Gen eral Burnett. United States Attorney. On the ap ! plication of Frank 11. Platt, representing Mr. Ben son, the signing- of the warrant was delayed until ■ r;*xt Tuesday. General Burnett also asked that the bail he "increased to J20.000. but Judge Holt thought the existing bail of $15,000 sufflfjent. Judge KoH decided that aJI the legal points ln- Vplvea had been cufflclently raised on the writ of ,hat*ai! corpus and the appe.il which followed. • Mr Benson will rive bail on Tuesday for his ap pemrasce la Washington some day next w<»ek. JUDGE ADAMS SUCCEEDS JUDGE THAYER. Washington, Ml 20.— 1n view of the recent «*a.th of Ju3ge Amos M. Thayer. of the United Ftates Circuit Court at St. Louis, President Roose vt&t has decided to promote to the vacancy Judge El^ier R. Adams, of the United States District <"ourt aT Pi. I>3uis. In succ-FSion to Judge Adams or. the district bench, the President, it is under- Btood. will appoint Augustus Finklen'nurff. of St. I/OUls. C. S. PLANK TO LEAVE LEGISLATURE. r >gder.?burp. N. I . May 20.— Charles S. Plarik, Assemblyman from the Ist St. Law rence District for «is years, has accepted a po- Fition as attorney in the St^te Excise Depart ment, and will leave • ... legislature. Fred J. f jray [a the only announced Republican candi date for the vacancy. Feel Well Fed AH day when you eat Grape- Nuts fact ! try them! Grocers DELICACIES. Canned, Bottled, Boxed, Preserved, Dried Staple Groceries. Why We Satisfy Our goods are the best— the choicest selections of our experts frorx the worlds best markets. Variety of stock unprecedented at prices that suit shrewd buyers— those who get perfection in quality at lowest cost, Amcehat Olives. Extra Cream Lucca Oil. Amcehat Chili Sauce. r«'r7»i-V«« t »Ai'cr. rr d Pr o«ch ! ooe solid 'rrikS' JhJ&T* onalltT of ItilUn Oil-our ! R»co m.nd,d to h, en* of th» fineit eon • ' ' "•. "»n brand tod importation. In cans only. ! d!m«>nts on tho market. Amcehat Queen Olives. N gallon cans> each $2.50 Jn origins I recU " rtm ' from ■ °"" Atn^nai V ueen " IIYC » i 1 gallon cans, each Sp^.OVJ brttrd cmerer. Bottl". Doi»n. |, . . ,-i o/"\o /"\ , .. , qc (to on! % gallon cans, each I .45| Fiat Bottles, each .oU 10 ounce bottles.. . .^.O iJ>*i.yU: ,o**l j <tea oc; -. ounce bottles 45 5.25 Qwtcarw. each gOi^t Bottles, per dozen $3.35 If) ounce t.mt.es... G^ Q OC=i A '*° half-pint lionl-a acd eallon Jugs. 32 ounce bottles... .«U y.^Sj Amcehat Salad Dressing. A A Amcehat Queen Olives. iv r^u.r ho™ m , m.,™.*. Amcehat Condensed Soups. FANCY ROSE JARS. Jar I"-""* Will B~er . r «t. or p. rancid. „*£_££» «2flg £W ,** V/^? 2. Ih. rose jars •'« Large battles, each 40 "tleß 61b. rose jar.= $1.50 Per dozen bDtt]eg $4.60 Price, per can .1O Olive Oil. Small bottles, each 25 Per do2en « as 5 ' - 00 t .I.V*. I .V*r il ;^".n^r;.M.!i:.h.h:gh..P*rdo«n bottles 2.75 Marcel Boneless Sardines. rut qualit j cf I rrnrh Olive Oil. Arc |«tmln« French, all carefully boned. Quart bottles, each $ 1 .00: Amcehat Tomato Catsup. ®i?ft rSS* oßs,'Bfftt& fc< " Per dona bottles 1 1 .OOJ Prone,,*™! the fin,.t on the m.rUt. _ . t,\ 'X rw«fc Pitt bjttlM. each 55 p- „ M . ... on Ha cans (contain 14 FiFh) <5O ttles 6—. / — 1 mts, per bottle ,/U Quarter cms (contain 10 Fiih).. .28 .00l <u O o _' Quarter cans (contain 10 ? uh) .. .-£» ;^,,i,, bottles, each 30 i Pints, per dozen 3>^.^D ;£j, h th cans (contain 8 r ish} ... .18 , *« .>„ l «.!«. Q OK Aim half rints and quart brittle* and The Finn in our half .••as are a little ler CO. en DOIVeS v?.<£Ol gallon Jup». All th» name fine quality. i larger than those In smaller CSS*. Something good— our MAUNA (mountain) Coffee, 35c. per Ib. in airtight, 1, 2 and 5 lb. cans. A perfect breakfast and after dinner beverage. Connections with all Stores — Prompt and Accurate Delivery of Purchases. Special attention to msil order*. — Qoods delivered freight nrrunirj within ir/O miles of any of ovr stores. Address Mall urder Department, I3S, 139 W. 42d Street, Sew York STORES IN MANHATTAN, Fifth Avenue, corner 42d Strest Chambers St., W. B'way & Warren St. 102 d St. and Broadway 76th St. and Columbus Aye. 57th St. and Sixth Avenue 135-139 West 42d St. 125 th St. and Seventh Aye BROOKLYN STORE : 1215-1219 Fulton Street BRANCHES: Baltimore. Md.. Newport. R. 1.. Montclair. N. J.. Morristown, N. J., Loir Branch. N. J.. Asburr Park. N J. >onker.«, N. V., Rusblng, N. V., Alt. Veraon, N. V.. Greenwich, Conn.. Stamford. Conn. La Qrecque Corsets arp the embodiment of pra^p nnd comfort. Skillfully designed and correct in manu facture, they give an erect stylish figure with sweeping graceful lines to every wearer. Large •women demanding both style and pase will find them in La Qrecque Extension Hip Belt Corset It completely ■ - the uips, moulding Tlipm into shanelinp". accentuates th«» beauty of waistline and pives a smartly dressed air to largest fisnir<\s. Price, $3.50 up. VAX OEDEN COESET CO., !•-. W.-st 23d St, New York 12M Chestnat St.. I'Liln., Pa. TO CLEAN IP DISTRICT. Cost!?; Bathhouse To Be Erected in Murphy's Bailiwick. Charlee F. Murphy's Assembly district is to have Perhaps the finpst and mon pxpensive free public bathhouse in an/ city. It will have a daily ra l>acity of about elghtfea thousand. and will cost upward of 1230,000. The building will face Avenue A. between 23-3 and 24th sts..&he plot running to the East River. This square has been used for years by the Department of "Water Supply. Gaa and Electricity, but on the representation of Boi ough President Ahearn that the bath is greatly needed in thot part of the city, the Board of Esti mate and Apportionment several months ago de cided to place the new hath there. The new bath will be built of Harvard brick, with limestone trimmings. H will be one story In height, and will run the entire blork between i?d and 24tb sts.. in Avenue A., and down to the river front. There will be two entrances anfl two exits. There will be a pool lor men 20 by 60 feet. Filtered water will be used, and around "the pools are arranged seventy-five shower baths for men and forty-two for women. Tuhs will be provided for infirm people and children, who do not want to use the showers or tho pools. It is expected that all the city's floating haths will be towed to their anchorages by the middle cf next month. NEW STOCK EXCHANGE DIRECTORS All Save One Are Consolidated Brokers— To Organize Soon. Oranpe. X. .1-. May 20 (Special;.— Directors of th» Xew-Jer?ey Stock Exchange, which was incorpo rated by a number of New-York business brokers to escape the Stork Transfer Tax law of thHr Stile, were elected at a meeting to-day in the offices of the New-Jersey Registration and Trust Company, at East Orange. The list includes the following: R. .1. Hoff man. \V. E. Valentine, R. M. Jarvl?. a. R. Hawley, A. De Cordova, F. H. Nightingale, X. Farrelly. I>. X. Mor^anstern. Marcus Helm and L» B. Wilson. It is expected that the directors vr-.H meet in a. few days and organize by elect ii c a preside I and other officers. At the same time It is expected that arrangements will be made for the opening of the exchange in Jersey City, ar rangements for which have already been mude. Th. membership of the exchnngp is limited to 500, and it 1? stated that It will soon l, e filled. ' ■ • i "-'f members "f th( i PAYMENT ON GERMAN BONDS. gpeyer & Co. give notice that on April 19 fifty-on« bonds a! 4,000 marks eath, of the city of Frai:kfori on-Main, 2\z per cent, loan of 1903. Series I. were drawn for redemption on September 1, 1&95. and also . nineteen bonds of £000 marks each of the same | if.sue. Interest on these bonds will cease on &ej> tember 1. and American holders may present them i for payment o n and iftei that date at itM omc« i ox Sparer ♦ •"*• . ' NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. SUNDAY, MAY ZL I*B6. B. Altman & Co. An extraordinary sale of Misses' Suits and Girls' Reefers will be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 22d and 23d, at the following important reductions in price : MISSES' SUITS, $15.00, 22.00, 28.00 Original prices were from $29.00 to $42.00 GIRLS' REEFERS, $2.50, 4.50, 6.50 Original prices were from $5.50 to $14.50 Also a number of styles and sizes of Misses' Fancy Suits, Muslin, Crystalline and Embroidery Trimmed Dresses, and Jackets, also Children's Frocks and Reefers, at corresponding reductions in price. L P. HOLLANDER & CO. Announce an IMPORTANT SALE OF TAILORED SUITS, $35.00. These suits are exceptional values, having been reduced from $55.00 and $7^.00. Also a Special Sale of SEPARATE WAISTS, FRENCH HAND MADE, reduced to $35.00, from $55.00 and $65.00 And a number of patterns which will be made to order by hand at the same price. i.ANDKERCHIEF LINENS, REAL IRISH LACE, Reduced to $15.00, from $2*\oo. INDIA. HAND EMBROIDERED, Reduced to $15.00. from $25.00. HATS MARKED TO $10.00. 220-222 Fifth Aye., . n^ST^ t«* MACHEN IN WASHINGTON FOR TRIAL. Washington, May :0.-Au*ust W. Maehen, former ... lufierlntendexn of free delivery in the Postofflce Pepartmcnt. who is serving a term In the. pen! feT^arv at MoundsvlHe. W. Va.. on the charge of """"].* the rovemment. has arrived in Wash defrauding the J r^ ,, f . re ln the custody of ington. "Jon "em at his second trial, which officers, to This trial will be on an in wl U beein on ifonda> a ...Ith conspiracy to de dlctment £""£"•*?„, in roni ectiOP with Oeor«e K. friu-t the wmiam G Crawford. In the purchase [»reni and v| a ™ ,„ , his race. Judge Wright f cam " tA ,'rawffirds nioMon for the severancs to-day grantor n ra»r o Lo renz. but refused to Of hS '"severance from Maehen Machen. who Is fnThe district Jail. *** » conference with his at torneys to-day. ADVERTISKRS I>E THE TBIBI Hi n xf . r betorr. Thrj t«vok 1,191 rolumnit morf TZVIn .l*nn»TT. Fehn,.rT. M.rrh -nd April. 1005. LUXURIES. Wines, Spirits, and Choicest Cigars. Fine Toilet Articles. ARSON TO COVER UP MURDER. Standard Oil Warehouses at Raleigh Burned — Watchman Killed. Raleigh. N. C . May IP.— Fire to-day destroyed the Standard Oil warehouses here, and the charred body of the night watchman. William Strickland, was found In the ruins. It is presumed that th«» watchman, whose skull was crushed in, was mur dered by robbers, M the cafe had been broken open and a small amount of money taken. About twenty thousand gallons of kerosene and hundreds of harr«ls of lubricating »nd enpine «O, as weil a* the office, warehouse and stables, were burned. The loss Is estimated at from KO.oo© to S. Altmmt & (to. WOMEN'S SUMMER DRESSES. Summer Dresses for Women are offered in imported models and in styles made up in the establishment, including an exceptionally interesting selection of plain and figured muslin, batiste, mull, and cotton net frocks, and tailor garments of white and colored linen. A selection of Dresses of appropriate Summer fabrics will be offered, as follows: On WEDNESDAY, May 24th: Dresses of Dotted White Valenciennes Net, trimmed with lace. $28.00 RetJingote Suits, of White French Linen, having colored collars, cuffs and be!ts • • $16.00 Bolero Coat Suits of Cotton Poplinette. in white and deHcste shad • $14.00 Separate Skirts made from new plaited models, Of White Repp. . . $5.50 Of White Linen. . . $6.50 (Department on Second Floor.) DRESSMAKING DEPARTMENT. For the present, a number of styles of Tailor Gowns and Costumes for informal dress wear will be made to order from especially prepared models, and in fashion able Spring and Summer fabrics, at the following low prices : $68.00, $75.00, $85.00 or $90.00 In addition, the remainder of this season's Paris Gowns are offered at less than One-Half the Original Prices. (Department on Third Flo-*.) RUGS for Cottages and Country Houses. Rugs, suitable for Country Homes, are shown in extended varieties. The most appropriate weaves and color effects are amply represented, including Wilton, Brussels and Smyrna Rugs in selected patterns; Re versible Cotton and Wool Art Squares, Homespun and Washable Rugs and Mazourk Veranda Mats. STORAGE. Rugs, Portieres and Draperies are received for Storage during the Summer months with the usual guarantees for safe-keeping. TRIMMED HATS. On Monday, May 22d, a number of the latest styles of Trimmed Hats, recently made up, will be offered at EXCEPTIONALLY LOW PRICES. including : Trimmed Sailors and Leghorn Hats, at . . $12.00 * (Department on Third Floor.) WOMEN'S SILK HOSIERY. The following assortments of Embroidered and Openwork Hose have been marked at unusually low prices : Black Silk Embroidered Hose $2.50 Usually sold for $3.25 to $4.00 per pair. Black Silk Openwork Hose in embroidered styles. . $3.50 and 4.50 Usually sold for $5.00 to $7.00 per pair. WOMEN'S SUITS. Smart Designs are shown in Street Suits, and in styles appro priate for visiting and other occasions, representing the season's most fashionable fabrics and colorings. On TUESDAY, May 23d: Blouse Coat Suits of Black and Colored Taffeta, with walking length ,kirt $30.00 Shirt Waist Dresses of Black, Colored and Checked Taffeta Silk. $25.00 Eton Suits of Black and Colored Mohair, trimmed with braid, and hiving walking length skirt $22.00 Walking Skirts of Black and Blue Panama Suiting. . . $12.00 (Department on Second Floor.) nintcccnth Street and Sixth flccnuc new Vort IS