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TO HEAR FRICK REPORT. Directors of Equitable Expect to Have It on May 31. 11l 'will be Ml out to-day for a meeting of the" director* of the Equitable Life Assurance So ctetv to be held on May "1. At that meeting tLe. complete report of the Prick committee will be Minted The committee. It was learned yester £y ".working with all possible speed on ™ report, and It will probably be completed at th. «nd of this week. While no director will discuss the specific find- Ings there is a feeling that it will exonerate the cfflcials of any charge more serious than bad Judgment and indiscretion, save, perhaps, Mr. Tar bell into whose conduct of the agency forces, it v declared, the Trick committee has probed dili gently in Informal conference of the -independ ent- director? is likely to be held this week to work for the object for which William Nelson Cromwell was engaged— to harmonize the Alexan der-Hyde factions, with little regard for Mr. Tar- It 11. This effort at harmony, according to Mr. Hyde's friends, consists of appeals that the fighting cease so lhat Jlr. Alexander may retain his place as president until the end of the pear, when he would retire voluntarily, Mr. Hyde keeping himself in the background until that time. The Hyde people say that they will make no terms with Mr. Alexander's faction, but will continue the light to the end. A prominent director said yesterday that he con sidered any conference, which should be held to <Uscueb possible harmony measures -extreme fool ishness.' 1 A fimilar conference, which had been held, tad proved a fizzle. "Everything is in abeyance now until the. report ■of the Brick committee, which wo shall have at the end of this month." said he. "Until we have seen that, dM board Is not likely to do anything to an ticipate Its contents. We have every confidence In the members of that committee. We appointed them; we believe they are making- an earnest, hon t*U thorough investigation, and we should be stul ■tifvlne ourselves If we. individually, or as a body, took action or expressed formally any sentiments KSg^^B/S-ffih parties y^erday. • s were held parties yesterday. President Alexander was in communication most or •the day with his lawyers. Alexander & Colby. 6kir -sel' T*ntermrer came down from Tonkers In the morning end held 8. conference with Mr. Hyde •at his home, lasting several hours. C. B. Alexan der, W.C Gulliver and W. H. afclntyra were also At tre conference. Is expected to return lrtenrtent Heridrlcks Is . xpectf d to return to tn)« city to-day to resume his Investigation or aha Equitable. If he uoes not come the examina tion of witnesses will be carried on by Deputy Su perintendent Hunter and Congressman D™coll. Superintendent Hendricks's counsel, tags E. Tar bell It Is expected, will be called to-day and his examination probably will be about the alleged «- StYr^'bi^^r^e ik l^ rre%r c c%? h o-< O n^ r ot n e^fdet C UB ln'cllned to scout the ldta of President Roosevelt's Interfering in the Eiuit I o or of any action by Congress. At present It is said, there i* no law under which OeamaTeouid i take action bearing on the settle in,"t o* the difficulty. President Roosevelt, it was Sid had Mid recently that insurance companies «me within the jurisdiction of the Department of Commerce end liix>r, and it was considered un jffl™tha\ he T would interfere with the workings '^No interference hi looked for. either. Superintendent Hendrlcks is making an Investiga tion, and for the legislature to order another in vestigation would be a direct affront to a State cfflclal. said one lawyer, when other States, repre sented toy their Insurance eor.imißsioners. had left TttZlrs entirely In Superintendent Hendncks a Justice Maddox. before whom the Lord action to check mutualizatJon is pending. Is likely to hand down a deciatoa this week, the lawyers think, li be decides against mutualizat'.on on the ground that the stock was not represented at the directors meeting, which adopted the plan under considera tion, it is likely that a stockholders' meeting may >>c railed in accordance with a suggestion made by Mr Hyde, to consider the plan, with a view to Its approval by the stockholders. Until Justice Mafldox givr-a his decision the policy holders' com •xnittpe can flo nothing. ARRESTED FOE TRAIN DISTURBANCE. Four Boys Charged with. Disorderly Conduct on 3d-ave. "L." Four boys were arrested last night for causing a teieturbanc© on the 3d-ave. "L" trains In The Bronx. ' The boys. It Ib alleged, sang, talked loudly, and wen went no far as to pull th« danger brakes and •top the train. Detective* Price and Bruekridge boarded the train at I3Bth-st. and arrested them, They gave their names as Jacob Goldman, of No. 3*o Cherry-st ; Jacob Seisel, of No. 23 2d-ave.: Jacob Gotthauf, of • v 34 lst-BL. and August Poch<-r, of No. 103 2d-ave. Ah were charred with disorderly conduct ONE OF THOSE ITALIAN LOVE FEASTS. Bicycle Rider Stabs Father After Knocking Child Down. Jjouls Finetorls, of No. 312 East 71st-st., was re- Jnoved to the Harlem Hospital last night in a seri ous condition as the result of a stab wound in the left side, alleged to have been Inflicted by Frank Bebando. of No. 230 East UKh-st Finetoris, with bis six-year-old daughter. Cax melina. was visiting friends at No. 230 East 108th et. The ch.^d was left outside to play and Be "hando, who was riding a bicycle, ran into her knocking her down. The child Fcreamed and Bebando abused her for getting in his way. Some one called her father and a n^iit ensued, in which, it is said, Bebando the old^r man. Tlvn, deserting his wheel, he ran away. AN ECHO OF THE BEEF TRUST. National Officers of Strikers Appear to Answer Charges of Mismanagement. After appearing before a number of the labor •unions in this city to answer charges which had been made that they had mismanaged their last disastrous strike- cf the 65,'X0 members of the Amal gamated Meai Cutters and Butcher Workmen of America, national President Michael Donnelly and national Secretary Uoraer D. Call left the city for their hea4o,>iarters yesterday. Donnelly went to Chicago and Call went to Syracuse. Thore had boen other charges that the national officers were not working In the Interest of the union in their management of tho strike, but these charpfs were not put forward at the hearings. The unlona will moot some time this week to decide on whether the specific charges mentioned were proved. In th»»ir <]rfens<> Donnplly an.l Call stated that the first strike was ordered by a referendum vote cf the union an-l that the president was virtually forc«il to sign an order for the second, strike. FROM SAME BOX Where the Foods Come From. "Look here, •waiter, honest now, don't you dip every one of these flaked breakfast foods out of the .same box?" "Well, yes, boss, we duz, all Vept Grape-Nuts, cause that don't look like the others and people know 'zackly wha£ Grape-Nuts look like. But there's 'bout a dozen different ones named on the bill of fare and they are all thin rolled flakes so it don't make any difference which one a man calls for we Just take out tha order from one box." Thia talk led to an investigation. Dozens of factories sprang Cp about three years ago mak ing various kinds of breakfast foods, seeking to take the business of the original prepared break fast food — Grajie-Nuts. These concerns, after a precarious existence, nearly all failed, leaving thousands of boxes of their foods la mills and warehouse.^. These were In several instances bought up for a song by speculators and gold out to grocers and hotels for little or nothing. The process of working oft this old Ftock has been «lu\v. One will Bee the name* on menus of flaked foods that went out of business a year and a half or two years ago. In a few cases where the a-bandoiu-d factories have been bought up there is an effort to resuscitate the defunct, and by copying the Etyle of advertising of Grape-Nuts eaek to Influence people to purchase. But the PttblJc has been educated to the fact that all these thin flaked foods are simply soaked wheat or oat* rolled thin and dried out and packed. They are not prepared like Grape-Nuts, In which tha thorough baking and other operations which turn the starch part of the wheat and barley into eugar occupy many hours and result in a food no <Ugestio!e that email Infants thrive on it, while it also contains the selected elements of Phos phate of Potash and Albumen that unite in the body to produce the soft gray substance In brain and nerve centres. There's a reason for Grape- Nuts, and there have been many Imitations a few of the article itself, but many more of the kind and character of the advertising. Imitators are always counterfeiters and their printed and •written statements cannot be expected to be dif ferent than their goods. - <■" w u« This article is published by the Postum Co £^ atUe * Creek -,. Additional evidence 3 the truth can >« plied In quantities. MINISTER AIDS LABOR. Harlem Pastor Indorses Early Clos ing Movement. Worshippers at the Holy Trinity Church, Harlem, last evening heard a sermon by the Rev. Franois J. Moran on the duty of aiding the csuuse of labor, and at the close of the service they had the op portunity of talking with officers of the Church Association for the Advancement of the Interests of Labor about a movement to close retail stores in Harlem between 9 and 10 o'clock Batiirday eights. The way to aid the movement. it was explained, was for the good people of Harlem to cease patron izing stores late Saturday evenings. Mr. Moran commended tho association and its work to his hearers, and said the following principles of the association were based on Scriptural teaching: I^ibor !>elng the exercise of body, mind and spirit in "th- broadening and elevating of human life it ii the duty of every man to labor diligent! J. LLbor as thus defined, should "be the standard ! ° 'when 'the^dll-lnely intended opportunity to labor Is Riven to all men, one great cause of the present widespread suffering and destitution will be removed. A letter from a young woman employed In a re tall store In Harlem, saying that she was obliged to wait on customers Saturdays from 8 a. m. to midnight, led the preacher to say that he did not think the weariness from such a day's labor should be suffered by any young woman or that It was possible for tired shop girls who worked so late on Saturdays to enjoy church services on Sundays. He commended the organization of sudh young women into a labor union, saying: "If it were not for organized labor to-day the worklngmen would be slaves." The association helping the movement for early closing of stores on Saturday nights, he said, was the founder of the first arbitration agree ir.tnt in the city. ■ SAYS THE WORLD IS BETTER. The Rev. Dr. Mac Arthur Declares- There Is Steady Improvement. In reviewing some phases of his work in the last thirty-five years. Dr. Robert S. Mac Arthur. in Calvary Baptist Church last nlgtflt. spoke particu larly of the changes that have tdken place in the church body politic. He said: It is not true that the former days were beUer than these. Cu^ the contrary, the people of to-day arc vastly better as a wholo thaji the people we read about. People have a habit of always seeing the future bright with hope, while the present looks cold and unsatisfactory. Bui. as ,-i fact, to-day is better than yesterday, last year was not so pooa af= this, and next year will bo better thin the present and the year after tii.it better tnun that. The world Is not only getting better every day, but every hour. The Church is better than it was, and it is stead ily growing better. It Is to-day far better than in the days of the Apostolic Church, about which we read and hear so much. But there were men high in the councils of that historic Church wno couldn't become members of Calvary Baptist. That shows how our standards have chunked. In the last thirty-five years the Church has ex perienced great relief from feudal bondage. It stands by itself, aud without fear points out and insists on tho proper way to live. It does not hesi tate to denounce wickedness in high places. Its power in that respect commands a wholesome fear in every community wherever there is an earnest body of Christians. 1 am not here to denounce creeds. They have served their purpose, and in the times when they were most forceful the creeds were needed. But creeds never were Intended to occupy all the life and "time of the Church. Creeds play only a small part in Church life these daya. but If we need them, we are better able to make creeds to-day than were the leaders of tho Church in the olden days. TEACHERS AFTER FADS. Request the Special Work Be As signed the Regular Classes. A movement which strikes at the root of the "fads and fancies" difficulties has started among the teachers of the public schools. The demands of the special teachers, those who supervise the instruction In drawing, constructive -work, mueic, 6ewing and cooking, have, it Is charged, become so intolerable that requests that they be taken from, tpocial work and assigned to regular classes axo being made by the regular teachers. The epeolal teachers are comparatively fow and are in reality supervisors under whom the regular teachers perform special duties. Knowing that extra attention is to bo paid th« special subjects because there are special teachers between them and the principals, the class teachers strive to <-Keel in those branches, and the rewular work, so it is said, suffers correspondingly. The system of as- Biffnlng teachers to special work is directly re eponslble for the prominence of the "fad" subjects and the secondary position of the "three R's." Thi system has led to disagreement and lack of harmony in the schools. There are numerous In stances where special teachers have issued orders antagonistic to the ideas of tho principals. This has Kid to misunderstanding, and has made the special teachers feel thut they axe not under tho direction of the princlp;ils. Tho principals contend that directions should be sent to them, and by them transmitted to the class teachers. Many principals and now the Bronx Teachers' .Association have profited to tha Board of Super intendents against the demands of the special teachers. BAY STATE REPUBLICAN SLATE. Lieutenant Governor Guild Will Head Ticket — E. S. Draper for Second Place. [BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TEIBCNE.I Boston, May 21.— Political plans are now under •way for the State campaign and the plate for Stato offices is practically made up. Lieutenant Governor Curtis Guild. Jr., ■will bead the ticket as candidate for Governor. E. S. I>raper is down, for the Lieu tenant Governorship and Dajia Malone for the at torney Generalship, though the latter may havo as a rival for that place W. B. Plunkett, of the Jierkßhires. Ex-Senator Dean, of Cheshire, has authorized the statement that Mr. Plunketc is coming out with an announcement in a few days as to how he stands on tho Attorney Generalship flgtit. Mr. Dean professes ignorance es to the contents, but rumors are per sistent that Mr. Plunkett will resign his claim in favor of Mr. Malone. Congressman Gardner haa ome out for Representative Phiftree for the place : :.'i thoro may yet be a fight over it. LETTER CARRIER FINDS DIAMOND. Restores Two-Carat Stone to Owner, and Is Liberally Rewarded. While Albert Lane, a retired lawyer of Coopers town, N. V., was visiting Newark a few days ago he is said to have lost an unset diamond weighing over two carats. The etone was found, It is paid, by Charles F. Byrne, a letter carrier, who called the attention of his fellow clerks In the poat office to the matter and requested them to assist him in finding an owner. Mr. Lane established his ownership of the stone, and Byrne turned it over to him. receiving a liberal reward. PLEASANT CALL FOR STEPSONS. Stepfather Wielded Razor, and They Are in Harlem Hospital. Th» police of the East 126th-st. station are search ing for Bernard Henratty, of No. 2,403 2d-ave., who. it is alleged, last night wielded a razor with such valor that his stepsons. Thomas and John Wilson, of No. 10 Clay Place, Jersey City, are now In the Harlem Hospital, suffering from numerous cuts about the face and head. The two men. who are twenty-two and twenty years old, respectively, called on their mother, Mrs. Annie Henratty. A disagreement followed with Bernard, and this was followed by a fight, in which the etepfather used his razor. RABBI IN PRESBYTERIAN PULPIT. [HT TELEGRAPH TO THB TRIBUXE] Roe well. N. M., May 2L— Last night and to-night the pulpit of the First Presbyterian Church here was occupied by Rabbi Jacob 11. Kaplan, of Albu querque, and the church was crowded to hear both sermons. Its pastor. Dr. C. B. Luckens, of Chi cago, is noted for his liberal views. To-day the rabbi preached the baccalaureate sermon to th* •cadets of the New-Mexico Military Institute. RECEIVER PAYS EMPLOYES' WAGES. New-Brunswick, N. J., May 21 (Special).— Wlllard P. Voorhees, receiver of the Perth Araboy Ship building and Engineering Company, has sent cheeks to the employes of th* ' company for salary due when the company went Into the hands of the re ceiver. The company waa organised to build boats at the eld Ramsay shipbuilding plant at Perth Amu*}- Bom« time before Lewis Nixon took the yard. It is understood that 5 nearly, all of the cred itors have been paid. NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. MONDAY. MAY 22. 1905 THOUSANDS VISIT CONEY. Good Natured Holiday Crowd En joys its Sunday Outing. At Coney Island yesterday a crowd estimated at EiO.OOo' enjoyed itself In true holiday style. The pleasure seekers Journeyed to the island In sight seeing automobiles and touring cars, while trains and surface cars were packed. At 3 o'clock Surf ave, was impassable. The Third and Fifth aye. cars were blocked and little carriage room was left. On the Bowery conditions were even worse. The crowds all swept in one direction, making it next to impossible to walk against the tide of humanity. The six cor trains of the Luna Park express service from Manhattan brought hudreds at a time to the park gates. Coasting the Gorges and Igor rote Village were the newly opened attractions and were well patronized. The older amusements were overcrowded from the start. The Igorrotes seemed delighted to have visitors crowd around them. The crowds at Dreamland were treated to an ex citing monkey hunt which ended In the Infant In cubator building. It was the fault of a South American simian which was giving its usual per formance at Tbbin'a Novelty Theatre. Instead of leaping- through a hoop while riding a pony, the monkey bounded into the audience, ran up the aisle and cut through the entrance, scattering In his flight women and children who were watching the clowns outside. The monkey was pursued to the Infant Incubator building, where the doors were closed and capture followed. At Midget City a woman weighing 275 pounds was held a prisoner In a 'Slide. Kelly, Slide." She was a prisoner in the dark cave for nearly twenty minutes before she could be extricated from her uncomfortable posi tion. The beach at the foot of Sea Beach Walk was lined with visitors looking at the sloop yacht Silver Spray, which was wrecked off Hender son's Walk earlier in the day. The yacht left Barren Island on Saturday night with four men on board. When off Coney Inland the tide and wind drove the boat against the old Iron Pier. At tempts to ward off were futile and a hole was stove into the wooden sides. A lifeboat was launched with the aid of several hotel waiters, who waded waist deep Into the water before they could float it. When the four men were brought ashore they were almost exhausted. Randolph Wurman, a hotel waiter, was arrested, charged with violating the excise law. A number of lost children, who were subsequently restored to their parents, were reported to tho police. It was also reported that pickpockets were actively operating on the island. There were few arrests made, however, and the police had a comparatively quiet day. At Boetock's a curious ceremony was attended by ex-Senator Reynolds, George Considlne, Mr. Bostock and a number of friends. Princess and Senator, two cross leopard- jaguar cubs were named and serenaded. Tho cubs are three days old. and their mother. Nellie the Second, is one of Mme. Monelli's star performers. They will be added to the Monelll act whon they are of age. Steeplechase Park attracted the dancers, where hundreds enjoyed themselves on the floor until late at night. CONEY TIGHT AFTER 12. Police Enforce Closing Laic^-Clos ing of Dens Demanded. For the first time this year everything was closed at 12 o'clock m SaturdP.y night nt Coney Island. The police activity is due to a largo number of complaints ' from business men. who insist that a certain element must be driven from the resort. Captain Dooley had a score of plain elothos men scattered around the Island late at night. Police men were stationed in front of some places which have been known to keep open lons after mid night. The business men who have asked Captain Dooley to wipe out objectionable concert halls say a change In tho police administration will be asked for if this is not done. Captain Dooley says all complaints will be in vestigated at once by him personally, and that any proprietor who persistently violates tho law will be prosecuted to the limit. "Those -who have the court evidence that would close the places refuse to appear hefore a magis ttate and the police cannot get in the resorts with out being: recognised." he said. "The particular resort complained of by tho investigators will b« c'osely watched by my" men." RESCUE FROM CONEY ISLAITD SURF. Life Savers Have a Chance for Exhibition When Launch Is Disabled. Captain Tredwell, and his crow of the Coney Island Volunteer Life Saving Service, had an op portunity yesterday, their opening day, to show what quick and efßclont work they can do in an emergency. An electric launch, owned by Frank Schalrnlo, of Preßidcnt-st., Brooklyn was disabled about noon outside tho surf line, about two hun dred yards off Scovlll's wharf. Schalmlo became excited and Jumped overboard, while the life savors were on their way to rescue him and his two com panions, who remained !n the launch. All tbreo were rescued in a few minutes, and th« launch was brought through tho breakers safely to the shore. » — i DROWNED OFF NORTH BEACH. Howard Vincent, twenty years old, of Xo. 230 West 121st-st., went out rowing in a small boat, on Flushing Bay yesterday with John F. Turs, of No. 244 West 112th-st. When the boat was off the pier at North Beach, Vincent lost his balance and fell overboard. He "was unable to swim, and before anyone could reach him ho was drown<:d. The body was recovered, brought on phoro, and pent to the Astoria police station. COUPLING PINS IN ELEPHANT THROAT. Attempted Suicide, Love Affair, Says Keeper — Monkey Removes Them. If ever an animal trainer waa in earnest about an elephant story, "Pete" Barlow was yesterday ■when ho told of the love affair of Chief and Alice, two of Thompson and Dundy'a elephants brought to the Hippodrome in April, and of ihe attempted FUickio of Alice when she, was separated from Chief, who was sent to Luna Park last week. Still more remarkable is the story told and vouched for by tho press representative of the Hippodrome, showing that the elephant's life was caved by the monkey Coco, who actually climbed into the elephant's thront and removed, r ■ piece, a number of coupling pins and links which the lovelorn creature had nearly swallowed in an attempt to end her life, aft--r grieving for the loss of her mate. Coco, so says the. press agent, had seen the elephant's desperate attempt to kill herself. ll< :>. t once made frantic motions i" his owner, Marcel, that he wanted to go to the ili phant A rope -.\a 3 tied to the monkey and be straightway entered Alice's mouth after it had pod open. It took him linlf an hour to remove all the links and other iron lodged In th* elephant's throat. Chief was sent for last night and will be kept near Alice in the future. I.IAT FITZSIMMONS LION CUB AGAIN. Senator Reynolds, one of the owners of Dream land. Coney Island, has a namesake in the peison of a lion, which as a cub was originally lent tv Bob Fltzimmoriß. tho pugilist, by the Senator after Frank C. Bostock had accused Fltzsimrnons last Bl i n!ln er of stealing the animal from his arena. Now the report is that Fltssimmona has presented the lion to the Lincoln Park Zoo, at Chicago, it baa the custom when a ilon cub reached the unmanageable stage that it should be returned to the original owner. If this is true, FitzMmmnns has put Senator Reynolds in an < niuaxriusslng posi tion with his friend, Mr. Boetock. The latter haa given away many cubs, . '-ver before failed to receive the lion back when the unmanageuble period arrived. A SUICIDE AT UTICA. L'tlca, N. V., May BL— 'Bartholomew Hall, forty two years old, while in a fit of temporary insanity, committed suicide at the Cottafe-o Hote-1, Clayvlllo, to-day, by shooting himself in the head with a revolver. MENINGITIS AFFLICTB FAMILY. Schenectarty, N. V., M:iy ZL — Three now cases of epinal meningitis were discovered here to-day, one of which resulted fatally. Joseph, the six-;.' son of Edward ICallia, had been Hick only thlrtv c!x hours. His infant brother, six months old. and ther twelve years old, are alto afflicted and it Is raid that m-lther one of the children will r<> i over. YACHTS NOT SEEN BY LA BRETAGNE. Captain Poneelet, of tho French Line steamer La Bretagne. which arrived yesterday from Havre, re ports that he saw nothing of the racing yachts. He says thru th« weather on the Banks and to the eastward was lino and clear, but that west of the Banks there was fog. The wind from May 18 to the 21nt wan Unlit, from the southwest and west. «^ COLLEGE PROFESSOR RESIGNS. Schenectady. N. V.. May 21. —Dr. Thomas Wallace Wright, for twenty yenrs professor of applied mathematics nt Union College, has resigned; on ac count of ill health, r P ATI EXT' S MONEY GONE. Essex County Hospital Inmate Loses Bag of Certificates. Bloomfleld. N. J-. May II (Special).-Tha disap pearance of a bag containing over $:-« that la said to have been in possession of William A. Francis. a. retired paper box manufacturer, who was re. ceived at the Esses County Hospital for the insane on Tuesday, la giving the authorities of that in stitution much uneasiness, while detectives are looking for an attendant named Salmon, who has not been eeen since Wednesday. It has been known for some time that Francis carried a bag of money around his neck, although ho never told his daugh ters how much It contained. Before the man was taken to the asylum he called upon Halsey M. Barrett, a lawyer, and offered him a largo sum. The latter declined to take it. Barrett Inter in formed David P. Lyall. a son-in-law of Francis, that the old man had at least $600 in gold certificates in the bag. When Francis ■was e.ommittei. Dr. David M. Dill, the asylum superintendent, was informed of the facts and asked to tn.ikw a careful search of MY. Francis. Dr. Dill did not understand about the hag, nit hough he instructed other authorities at the hospital to search Mr. Francis for large sums of money. David Lyall and two other men accompanied Francis to the hospital. Nothing was said about the money bag to tho asylum people when they left Francis there. Francis's clothing was searched and $137 v.as found in his pockets, which was handed over to Mr. Lyall. It waii not until late Wednesday nisht that the ofli.ia.ls wore told that Francis carried most of his ready money in a bag between his two shirts. The bag and its contents were not to h* found. Salmon being away that day, it was decided to Inquire of him Thursday when he returned to duty, but aa yet he has failed to appear. WOOD'S WIFE SAYS FAREWELL. Murderer of Williams, the Watchung Grocer, Moved to Tears. [BT TKLEORAPH TO THE TKIBirNE.] Somerville, N. J., May a.— George 11. Wood, the murderer of George "Williams, the Watchung grocer, who will be taken to the New Jersey State Prison to-morrow to serve a thirty-year sentence for his crime, was visited by his wife for the last time In the Somerset County Jail here to-day. The little woman wept audibly and Wood was moved to tear?. Wood has been unusually jovial since his sentence and spends much of h!s time In playinp cards with his fellow prisoners. He, takes hid position philo sophically and Fnys he Is satisfied to be confined for the rest of hl» life if he is in danger of killing people when at large. Wood says he is now con vinced that he killed Williams. BOY BURGLAR BECOMES POPULAR. Twelve-Year-Old Lad Confesses Crime — Fits Out Baseball Team. [BT TELEGRAPH TO THB TRIBI'N'S.] Hackensack, N. J., May 21.— Russell Tenure, twelve years old, of Ridgewood. N. J., was a hero among his young baseball friends on Saturday be cause he gave bis team a new catcher's mlt, three new bats and half a dozen regular league baseballs. Not only that, but he had lots of ready monoy, and bought everybody soda water, candy and chewing gum. But. alas, Russell is to-day a prisoner In the Hackensack jail, charged with burglary. He says he "did the job" single handed. The boy burglar broke into Jamea Cobb'9 store during Friday mid niprht, first breaking a window and then turning the latch. The prisoner Is one of the youngest ever committed to the Hackensack jail on such a serious charge. WHIPPED FOR GOING TO SCHOOL. Boy Says Parents Would Not Let Him Get an Education. Belleville. N. J.. May 21 (Special).— Because Harry Do Malre, twelve years old. desired to get an education his parents, Charles De Maire and his wife, of Heckel-st., it is alleged, boat him severely Friday night. The parents were arrested. They ■were held for the grand jury. The boy told the court that he was anxious and •willing to go to school, but to have a place to sleep ho had to ke»p away from school and work. The parents denied that they beat the boy. but the latter, turning to his father, said: "You know you beat me when I wanted to, go to 6ch001." Justice La Fauehferie gave the father a severe reprimand. HUMAN OSTRICH DIES IN MERIDIAN. Contents of Maniac's Stomach Surprises Physicians. Memphis. May 21 (Special).— lnternes and con sulting physicians of the hospital at Meridian, Miss., have Just investigated a case so stranKo that it w6uld be beyond credence but for the tes timony of Dr. Buchanan and Dr. Card, borno out by that of leading physicians in the city. A young man who was placed in tho insane ward four years ago recently died, and his illness had been so puzzling and the various symptoms so complicated that an autopsy was held to deter mine the true cause of his death. The autopsy was V'-rformed by Dr. Buchanan, assisted by Dr. Card. Before he was taken ill tho patient had been seen several times picking plaster from the walls and swallowing it, but as other Insane inmates had the same habit no particular attention was paid to this oqe. When his stomach was opened an immense ball of what appeared to be cement was found therein. Curiosity aroused, the doctors carefully washed tho ball and then opened it. The cement was but an outer shell, containing an Indiscriminate mass of cutlery, hardware and crockery. Tho stomach was carefully cleansed and its other contents ex amined, and the total brought to light is still a subject for astonished discussion among those who witnessed the operation. The entire list comprised the most wonderful collection ever got together in any digestive apparatus, not even barring an ostrich. Here it Is: Six brass water faucet taps, each two Inches long and two ounces in weight; ten iron and brass screws, the longest two inches; eight brass and iron nuts and eight companion washers; ten pieces of bent wire; iron and uteel nails of all sizes up to three Inches, and seventy five in number; fifty-three ordinary pins; five keys; forty-nine pieces of tin. double I, evidently for ea?o in swallowing; the stopper of .i toilet bottle; a sil ver dime and a copper cent In addition to these terminable metal articles there was a quantity of stuff corroded beyond rec ognition, and a mixture of broken and powdered glass, broken crockery, pebbles- and collar and trouper buttons. The articles cited have been carefully packed by Dr. Buchanan and Dr. Card, who are preparing papers descriptive of the remarkable ease to be read before medical societies In Mississippi, Louisi ana, Texas and elsewhere. Dr. Ohampenois, ana tomical demonstrator, and others present at the autopsy, will carry the case into print in medical and surgical Journals. LORD ESHER ON BRITISH DEFENCE. Interprets Mr. Balfour's Speech as Call for Increased Forces. London, May 21.— Lord Esher. who was chairman of what Is known as the Eaher Commission, ap pointed in 1903 for the purpose of advising the gov ernment concerning tho creation of a board for the administrative business of th<> War Office, in a letter published in "The Times" this morning, says he infers that the general Interpretation of Premier Balfour's recent speech on defence of the empire is Incorrect. Lord Dal contends that the Pre mier's argument, which was necessarily clothed in parliamentary and diplomatic language, was rather for an Increase than a decrense of th« naval and military power. Lord Esher arguett tnat Mr. H;ii four Intended to convey the necessity of a naval force so large and mobllo as to leave sufficient force to protect th* country from invasion even sen the main fleets are absent, and for an array strong enough to meet the future possibility^ of the Russian and Indian frontier* becoming eot«r mim 'us. FOUND DEAD IN BATHTUB. Plalnfteld. N. J.. May 21 (Special* .—John Valiant, a well known member of the New-York Produce Exchange, was found dead la the bathroom of his home In North PlalnAaM, at « o'clock this i iornlng. He had gone there to take a bath, but his pro longed stay caused anxiety, and led Mm. Valiant to Investigate. A physician said Mr. Valiant bad been dend an hour. Heart able was the causa of deatli. Mr. Valiant was a former member of the Common Council, the North Plalnfleld Board of education, the Park Club, the Flalnfleld Coun try Club and the Park Golf Club. Ha was promi nent in Grace Methodist Episcopal Cburca, and for a number of years was superintendent of the Sun day school. A widow. three daughters and one sou aurvlva him. (jf^ FLINTSpNEFURNITURE (ffj^ rciNDED 1840 «nj« Quurr* SALE OF TOILET TABLES . 1 20 Designs in Various Woods The Toilet Tables offered this week at special prices (in some instances one third reduction) are exquisitely built and finished by our own expert Cabinet Makers. So great is the variety of designs and sizes that a Table may readily be selected to harmonize with other furniture in almost any bed room. CIRCASSIAN WALNUT. SATIN WOOD $ ,00.._,,70..-523 5 ..-5255..-527, WHITE MAHOGANY. FUMED OAK $85..— 5125..-$140..-$216.,-$258. $34, -$37. GOLDEN OAK. $12..— 515.,-$!8..— 52!..— 522..- $20..-$23..-$26.. $28..— 529..— 530..— 533. .— 534..— 536.. -$4 }. MAHOGANY. $16..— 517..— 518..— 519..— 520.,-J21..-$24..— J25..-J25. (Colonial). -52 7 (Louis XV) -«J (Louis XV).— s32. (ColonialX— s32. (Line inlaid).— s3s. Colonial*.- $36. (Line -.o laid) -537S 37 BJm inlaid).— s3B. (LouU XV).-$39. (Louis XV),-S4O. (LouU XV Inlaid). -$40. (Colo n i,l) -140 (Colonial).— s42. (Louis XV).— s42. (Line inlaid).— s4s. (Lou« XV).— J46. (1. (Colonial).— s4B. (Louis XVj.-$56. (Louis XV).— ss6. (Louu XV).-S6O. (Colonial) (Carved).— sso. (Inlaid). -$62. (Colonial).-$62. (Une inlaid).- $67. Sheraton).-* 70. L ine —$80. (Louis XV).— sßo. (Louis XV\— sßo. (Inlaid).— sß2. (Carved .- J35. .Louu > (Lews XV).— sßs. (Low XVl),— s97. Inlaid).— slo3. (Inlaid).— slos. (Inlaid-.— $ 1 10. (inlaid) -$120. (Dutch*.— sl22. (Dutch).— sl4s. (Carved).— slso. (Dutch ,—slso. Sheraton) —J?00 (Louis XV). MAPLE $17..-$19..— 520..— 521..-$22..-$23..-$27..— 533.-$37..— 558.39..-$40..-j42 -$43^ $44.,-$47..-$54..— 558,— 560,-$63..— 575..-$ 80, (cut). ENAMEL. BIRCH. $20.,-$22..-$23..-$28.,-$36.,-$75.,— $12-.— 520. 13..-$ 15..-$ 16..- $lB -S?4 _ 5"0. $27..-$31..-$35..-$36 .-$38..-$80.60. This sale affords an attractive opportunity to persons desiring to com plete the furnishing of a Guest Chamber or other sleeping apartment in which a Toilet Table may be used to better advantage than a Bureau. Geo C F^int Co WEST 2.3^ STREET ASBURY'S BUSY SUNDAY. Many Spend ; Week End at New- Jersey's Popular Resort. Asbury Park, N. J.. May 21 (Special).— from New- York and Philadelphia on Saturday were crowded with tourists, and Aabury Park, aa usual, was the objective point for most of the travellers. The Marlborough and Grand Avenue hotels are crowded to-day, while the other hotel* nearer the beach are comfortably filled. The boardwalk was alive with promenaders this afternoon, an unusual occurenc© for May. Clarence Sidney Stelner. a New-York business man living in Asbury Park, was elected president of the Public Grounds Commission at a meeting of that body last evening. William Sherman was chosen clerk. The commission decided to engage, an orchestra for the beach for the month of June and also to provide suitable entertainment in the Asbury Avenue Casino for the Memorial Day vis itors. The Rev. Dr. Charles M. Giffln. pastor of the As bury Park Methodist Episcopal Church, was un able to preach to-day, owing to Injuries he re ceived yesterday by being thrown from, a carriage driven by W. H. Zehnder, of York, ■ summer resident of Allenhurst. Dr. Giffln sprained his ankle. Mrs. G!fHn was also thrown out. but was not Injured. The Rev. Dr. W. R. Webster, of New-York, preached for Dr. Giffln this morning and the Rev. Dr. John Love, of the First Baptist Church, occupied the pulpit this evening. The Hotel Brunswick, situated directly on the shore front, will open for the season next Satur day, a month earlier than usual. Tha hotel will be conducted by Alonzo R. Parsons. Ensign and Mrs. Frank L«. Roper, who have been in charge of the local Salvation Army for the last six months, conducted a farewell service this even ing:, having been transferred to a post In Minne sota. Adjutant and Mrs. Carry, of Philadelphia, will succeed Ensign Roper. A musical was the attraction last evening at the Hotel Mnrlhorough. The soloists were Mrs. Louise Oliver and Mrs. Celeste B. Henderson. Father Poggl, the diocesan representative of the Italian Catholic, churches of New-Jersey, was one of the visitors to-day. Joseph Cawthorne, the comedian, Is occupying his summer cottago in West Bangs-aye. Mr. and Mrs. George Gay. of Indianapolis, are week-end visitors at the Hotel Marlborough. How ard K. Stokes, of Millville. N. J.. a brother of Governor Stokes Is at the same hotel. Dr. W. K. Wright, of New-York, la registered at the Grand Avenue HoteL Mrs. W. A. Otis, of Colorado Springs, is at the Vi.torin. Mrs. M. K. Shrady and Mrs. Richard Bloss, of New- York, arrived last week at the Minot House. Mrs. J. J. Murphy, of New-York, brought her family to the St. James last week. S. Grant Moore, of California. is with Mrs. Moor* and their children at the Grand Avenue Hotel. The Huwell cottage. in sth-ave., has been leased for the summer by Edward H. Frailer, of Brooklyn. Eugene C. Shrady, of Camden. N. J., has engaged a cottage for his family in Surnmerfleld-ave. Hugh Boyd. editor of the New-Brunswick (X. J.) "Home News," 13 at the Hotel Marlborough. Recent arrivals at the hotels include the fol lowing: Belvedere.— E. Waffle of Albion. K. V. ; R. I* Broomriekl, of Pittsburg, "and Mrs. H. T. Leaven worth, E. A. Ellis and Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Simmons, of New-York. St. James.— Mrs. J. O." Shelton, E. Ontega. A. G. Eberly, C. R. Mings and John R. O'Neill, of New York; D. H. Chapin, of Elizabeth. N. J.; Charles Howe, of Baltimore: A. W. Potter, of Orange. N. J.; H. G. Fit tier, of Philadelphia, and F. C. Blallas. of Princeton. N. J. Minot.— Mrs. Richard Bloss. Mrs. M. K. Sbrady, and Mr. and Mrs. J. Shrady, of New- York; F. A. Barnes, of Philadelphia; Mr.'and Mrs. "W. L. James. of Newark, N. J.. and Mr. and Mrs. V. Tompktns. of Jersey City. N. J. Victoria.— Mrs. D. S. Lamson. of Wenton. Mass.; Miss Broomall and Miss Qu*»en, of Philadelphia; John B. Vreeland, of Morrlstown. N. J-: and Mr*. C Oilman, Mr and Mrs. Thomas C. Wood and Miss Nolan, of New- York. Grand Avenue— Miss Jessie G. Blue, of Cape Breton, N. S.; Mrs. J. A. Coudy. of Boston; Agnes C. Cbadwick, of Concord. N. H.; Sidney Johnson, of Rahway. N. J. ; It. A. Day. of South Amboy, N. J : E. B. Bradley, of Long Branch. N. J.; S. Grant Mooro and family, of California; Mrs. Edgar Whlt look, of Brooklyn; John J. Malick. of Jersey City. N. J.. and Mrs. C. B. Pearse. H. J. Blgham. J. J. Cody. Mr and Mrs. John H. Woods. H. Frledbersr. Mr. and Mrs. P. C. I»ary, John Ortman and Mia* Ortman, of New-York. Marlborough— James S. Lee. a. W. Lee Ml»s Stull and J. Fred MarKerum. of Trenton N. J • A. J l>.lisch. Mr. and Mrs Charles P. Sherman. Mr. and Mrs. J. Maxwell Bullock. William H. Horn and A. J. Deliach, Jr.. of Philadelphia; George Good, of Allnntown. IV rui.; A. C. Brcsster. of York. Perm.; J D Gorman, of Jersey City, N. J. : Arthur Lur klns, Mr and Mrs. Charles E. Van Syeklo. Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Goodlng, Mr. nncl Mrs. F. L. Bride F. J Lettmitz and l. A. Meeker, of Newark X. J. H. K. Stokes, of Millville. N. J. Mr and Mrs. George A. Gay. of Indianapolis; Mr «md Mm. J. A. N J . Miv Una it. Bowea and Mr and Mrs . C. M. Coons, of East Orange. N. .1.; «r*°Bf° &£&■&*& 1 !" 1 '" k ' - N. J.; G. P? Mean. of St. Paul; 8,, H. Cooper, of E3Uabetn N. J.; Francis E. Kelly, of Wilmington I*! • Martin Frank Meehan. of Allenhurst. W J ■ AS ' Pit""" ton: Mr. and Mrs. < Gawc« Hale T^omaa. Y. T>. />", ' iVi V M 'V 1V 1 - 0< W*»»«nor»; Oaorn Mrs. Pettlt. H. W P«tU sSd'w^ Hr.ini.wv-k V J ; Mm. F. A. Baldwin, of Ran Fr»n . Iv «r.y. Mr n a^d r Mr. D .fT- " J^n£ Mice 6' Vein E J" r \VT - X Scha-ruack. Mis. fVmnr^New^Yori,^^ an<l J. K. Ralph and ORDER'S TREASURER AN EMBEZZLER. [BT TEI.FORAPH TO TUB TMBrVr I Somervl.le. N. , . May .1.-^vt^M .am.. a pr minenl member of . nUmber of ■•«•» societies hm% «tm ar^ted to-,m y ° n a char K efe °f embezzle iame, when taken before Justice WlOtaa MsplMl admitted that he was short in ais accounts a he had apt. !t back when he received a large s :m of sj-cm a creditor. lie was held under r • AVERTS MURDER CHARGE. Wife Sees Husband's Suicide and Frees Innocent Bystander. Albert Schilling, a German saloonkeeper of No. a Hamburg Place. Newark, shot himself in h!3 saloon yesterday morning, and the presence of his wife as a witness to his act saved Frank iUi.r.:-, who was In the saloon at the time, from a charge of murder. Schilling lived over the saloon. At 2 o'clock Mrs. Schilling, flu: that her husband had not left the saloon, descended and pleaded with him to go to bed. Bohillin* was drinking with Hannis. Wl his wife was pleading Schilling reached behind the bar and seised a revolver. The wife saw the act and screamed in terror. The next instant Schilling raised toe weapon to all head and ftrod. Hannis turned and saw Schilling collapse. Ha ran to him. propped him up and. s*-«>!nsj the' revol ver lying on th« bar. he picked up the weapon and put it In his pocket. Then in craay excitement he ran to the street. Patrolman M -Mahon saw lbs txeii stopped h'.m. The policeman fu;ni Hcnnis fainted. It was ten minutes before Har.'s was revived. Convinced that the man had committed a crime. the. officer led aba to th* 3d Precinct police sta tion. On the way Kannls protested: "I did net do it. I did not do it." But he would not tell what he meant and be was uncommunicative at the station house. Blood upon his clnthea Indicated a murder and the one empty chamber of the revolver seemed lo confirm the belief. While the officers were fefjrtag in get a lucid statement from the prisoner trie telephone rang and word came that there had be?ri a fatal shooting in Schilling's saloon. That clinched the guilt of the prisoner in the minds of his captors and h» watt locked up. Mrs. Schilling cleared up the mystery by her explanation of how her husband had shot himself. The circumstantial evidence against Hannis was so complete that the police received the wif.o'3 statement at f.rst -nith lucre dulity. but they were soon convinced, and Hannlt was released. PARADE ON THE HARLEM. Oarsmen Hold Aquatic Carnival— — One Hundred Boats in Line. The third annual aquatio carnival anci parada originally scheduled for May 14 was held yesterday on- the Harlem River Th* oarsmen started from the Lenox -ave. bridge and rowed to the Wash ington Bridge, '.:.. terminal o* the parade. The procec/ioa began with singles. Among those in the line ware George Young, who with, more than forty years of rowing to his credit, holds the record tar rowing around Manhattan Island; Frank Vesely, of the Bohemian Boat Club, and C. S. Titos, of the Nonpareil Rowing Club, and Fred Fuessel. who will compot* la the Memorial Day races. In the double* were Jack Mulcahy ar.l Wi'.liam Varley. the champions, who are to compete ir. the Hamburg (Germany) Regaua, and will start for Hamburg on June -- Tha fours came next, in cluding shells, gigs, centipedes and th*; triplet of the Dunn family. There were more than one hundred boats in the parade. A large number of rowing enthusiasts lined th« 6hor*s from Madison-aye. bridge to tho terminal of the Speedway and cheere.i the oars men. The best showing was made by the el*ht-oared barges and cisht-oared sheila. Tha Active Boa: Club had an elght-oared shell and a Cpor-oawd barge in the parade. The ere of the latter masqueraded as frogs. The Waverl; Boa! C Jap of the Hudson River, the Ravenswooa Boat Cioo of Long Island and .the Brooklyn Rowing Ctju Were also represented in the parade. HARVARD'S HENLEY CREW NAMED. Cambridge. Mass.. May 21,-The make-up of the four-oared crew that will represent Harvard at tn# American Henley at Philadelphia next Satvrdaj was announced to-night by Captain FM'.ey as f-1 lows: Stroke. Corlett: No. 3. Bacon; No. 2. Me:<*r. avid bow. Farley. The crew will not have a cox swain. GIANTS DEFEAT NEWARK TEAM. Newark. N. J.. May 21.-The Giants defeated the Newark Eastern Leasue team h'-re to-d.iy t>" a score ft 5 to 8. The score follows: r - E Newark . . ..ft 0 "<* ° *° • °~~ 3 2 > N^York' •..•.". ...... -3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 x-3 * • B«tt«rt?i-\Vaj.h«T and LatJm#r; Elliott «cJ C*rk»- Vmpl:«i-Ba«ttiua »n«t Morinrtty. .