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A -y.-K°- 21.047.
v Id** on Assembly Resolution
If Senate Financiers.
■Ny IHi 'I" '" Th " IMswaa j
Fen y -Although the Senate Finance
AlMr>^ aiiiallHH'l the information which
«■*■" Mice furnished relating to the Kll-
I^3 no action was taken toward
A^ rT „,'v resolution calling for
*T!ZZw**» " f »• statP BanktnK rvpart "
*" *nrßr^r.lv HO sack action will be taken.
*' rt - C Vhere is a respect that after the meet
*'""?/ "n,r.,t,,, next week the resolution
Si 1 rut before the Senate.
"IT-Linr la-aay °"'V resulted in a con
*»« ihe delay a*fc* has marked the de
'J"U:l for an LilWlllllXM. stoat the Assembly's
ngo The Finance Comnilt-
~* *A a ma -'omtrUtee. conststlng of
"* 2TaD«J Steven, and Qrady. who are to
►■■»• «**• f the ■"■"is on th
, ( . f-o- the Governor m d report next
jr.f r>rTT">3- n "■ ' '
"m mem are two or three, members of ti»
mMtw «*O earr-SJtiy desire the favorable
2JJL of the Assembly resolution and a vig-
Si ;«nyin ? -ut of it. provision, the ser.Ti
«™ of tbt majority appears overwhelmingly
~L* the ravoraMe reporting of the resolution.
Sgsaw*' v brilev^ that wtaem the solution
" fm^ d to the Senate as a whole the effort
.OMSH an InvestigatJon win be voted down.
\*»r AIM?. sOßßTdfasj to Ins srosaise, gave
mM c"mrr:ittee the documents relating to the
rtiarf* sfT*""* Puperintrr.dent Kllbuin in the
itef if Ibt Oennan Bank of Buffalo and th-
MBS** Trust Ootnpary of New-York. The
T^gtnf <■ tfc«*i* do^umentt took bout three
Thry contained •tie which has not al
pj f »,*.„' rrißt" ruMi. except letters to th©
pmnm* timn « nmnas* af Boffalo citizens who
..jisr-'- tft#» wars, pcrsoed by Puperintend
sjl BBbbtb ■■ to the German Bank.
PaCOSOtfcn was paid to the Assembly raao
lation or It? provislonf. The committee, after
gjegalai U* fto amenti Cor about nn hour,
satsßßSßslj paaaed a icsululfcm for the sub.
rnmmitt^ It v - I •:m of Senators Rain's
BsasM sad Brady. Benator Balnea Boggested
ta hiF riar^ tfnator allda.
Th» *k* obfi' ■ '•• to the Investigation is the
tr*ni shlch aame Of the Senators nave of an
bssXfcstfcn of *] B tostltotfona They fear.
th«>v wy Ikal if H I f ' rTl; ' Vi own that a bank ■
eSrialf .... be raandned, then would I* a
tm on th«t bank Whtrll might rewilt disss
trmi?ly f'«r Y^.f . doten otbrfß, Behind these
rwmF. ho»-e>'er. «r*> the r**^ 0 "*! ■ens of
mmc pnHticiaris who have headed the opposition.
If th< ajpOBSBt. Of an investigation can have
their say. there will be no inquiry, and they
thirk nnw thm they have with them, for various
tw™. a majority of the Senate.
IV MgOßMnt wfO be advanced that the Gov
ernor, in pa**'"* w» <urtly on th- Kllburn
ch*rpf# In th* two cases, obliterated any grounds
on attCk «" Inquiry might is ordered. "The
Ikwaaar has said Kilbani was not guilty." the
opponent* af n:i Inquiry are sayingr. "'anil we
<T , fnr<^l '■■ aaj 'lint we agree with him, on the
!':friniißti«-iri which he has present. 4 to us. These
v- th» BBBjr shanaea which have «ver been pre
ferrwi apnJnfit Kl!'.>un! How ..an ira report the
Jk«H*-'nl»lv'K rrsolution for ;:n inquiry when we
kM no charges against the department?"
Th« taastaa. however, even if the Senate agrees
■M th<^ Finari'e ron->n-.ittee. !s not likely to
nave off the inquiry permanently, in the As-
Hfmhly th«> tninoriiy is ilannlr.g to take tt up
af a political Issue for campaign material, and
is«:tw- of the Senators. • irprimJlT Benator Btevenaj
ar* firm ta tbetj belief that the safety of th*
Rfpubllran party rt>';»!ifis on ■ thorough ventl-
Bei o{ tka .ori'litlnns existing In the Banking
Resolution for XetD Investigation
Killed Ini Committee.
ttnr, F'b IV T 1 Assembly .TurtiMnry
Crnnnlttw refused •■■ :.:~>r to report tMTonbtf
&• •VMtetSan of tasemblyman Totnpfctoa i ro-
HQfcyfßran ■• • ■ • ■ bn«stjsatfon made
by last year's i . ' ihe < harges
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Great Explosion Reported at Khar
toum- Many Lhr* Lost.
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t»-~^.. „,„„.. NEW- YORK. WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 21. 1006.-SIXTEEN PAGES.- to T». c SKV, i r,.,,™.
, ITor account of hearing cc« eleventh pa-gre.
- - . .. (Photo by F. Ed. Bpooner.)
New-York Hospital Plan Said To
Be Jeopardized Thereby.
(Chicago. Feb. 2O— "The Chronicle" to-d^y
F-aye that startling reports have reached the
ears of <"'hicago financiers that the reputed
fI!i,QO(MMMt estate of Charles T. Yerkes is ficti
tious That it will not aggregate more that*
(8,000,000 is a report credited by Chicago bank
ers who have had occasion to make) au investi
gation of the former traction promoter's hold-
fllr.ee the death of Mr. Terkes much of the
purposed values of traction stocks in Chicago
nnd T^ondor are declared to have dwindled to an
> normous degree. This situation has placed in
Jeopardy the gigantic New-York hospital project
which the late traction kine had provided for In
his will a* a monument to his memory.
That th« estate of Mr. Yerkes could not truth
fully be quoted at |lfi,00(VOOO was admitted last
nieht by Clarence Knight, who represented Mr.
Yerkes in the closing years of his life, and who
drew the will disposing of his property.
"There never was any authorization for the
ptatement that the Yerttea estate would amount
to f1A.4M0.0Q0." he said. "Thf-re was nothing In
the will to Indicate that such was the aggregate
vnlu*- of the estate. As to whether the estate
will amount to more or less than $15,000,000. I
have nothing to pay."
Murder and Robbery Practically
Proved After Eight Years.
[By TV'jrrßrh to Tae Trlhin* 1
Portland. Me.. Feb. - The disappearance of
John Fiinson. a wealthy Ban Francisco man,
which for fight years has baffled detectives and
experts, seems to have been solved by Robert C.
Foster. a young attorney, of this city, who is
acting for Mr Btlnson's logical heirs, a sister.
Mrs. Pa rah Connor, of this city, and her two
daughters. The cape. Mr. Foster believes, was
one of murder and robbery.
Mr. Foster has discovered that bonds, stocks
and deeds of Mr. Btlnson'S, representing over
(1.000,000, have been stolen. Mr. Stinson dis
appeared in Septf-mher. I^f'*. Foster found that
an old man answering Ills description was found
murdered In Golden Rate Park. San Francisco,
at that time The body was buried in the Pot
ter's Field, unidentified. Witnesses have tes
tified that photographs taken of the corpse be
fore burial are likenesses of Mr. Btinson, and
Mr?, Connor, by a telegraphed description of
her brother, which exactly tallied with the re
corded description of the body, has made identi
fication almost positive.
Before his disappearance Mr. Stinson had a
safety deposit box In the Union Trust Company
<>t Han Francisco Mr. Hynes, ■ public admin
istrator, appointed by the court opened the
box on a court order as soon na the murder of
Btinson seemed established The box wns ab
soltitety ii)i|iv. though it is positively known
th.:' before Btinson'a last recorded visit to the
hoi on august 12, W9fi. It contained ■ 110.000
draft on the Bunk of England. $80,000 In gov
• nunent bonds, and title deeds to vast mining
properties ii Arizona and British Columbia.
Michigan Men Greet Him as "Presi
de n t Roosex cli '.v Su ccessor.
Bay City. M.<n.. Feb. -"" Secretary T.ift hail a
psuslng reception hi Bay City to-day when 1& w>ls
mentioned as "the ir-xt President." He cam,- here
to .i<i<lrei-« the awfond a:Miu.ii dinner •<( the Bay
County llcKtoley Republicaa Club, v i.'cii was ii^ld
t<-.-nipht In Bidotto Hall. Among other Bpeakera
was < "«>np-re«:s.man J. Adam Bede, of Minnesota.
Wi'llum A. Nortoti. of St. Johns. Mich., alluding
to Secretary Tail as President Roosevelt's &u-ce*
p^.r. set tne banquet hall aflame with enthusiasm.
The <lln<-rs cUmbed on the tallies and chairs, waved
aspklna an<i , i,..,. r...|r ...| Becretary 'i .hi for several
rninutt:-. In his address ti-rigiii Becretarj Tail
Dontrasted desirable an<i •!•■.-:!., i i .iiiti. hi or
B>raisatt<MM ami also discussed the poHucal destiny
Of tl •■ JMiiMlM'ine Iclonda
New-Yorker's Skeleton Found Sear
St. Louis— Foul Play Suspected..
IB} T. Ufira;.:i t.. 'i !,.• Trit.ui,^ J
s*. \*<'. i-. Pen, -•' ClaudV IVetmore, president or
the Pan-American Press Publishing Company, pub-
Usners «'f "Wetmore'a Weekly." t'>-nii,'!i» ktentifled
the ikehiTon v.ith < (even sold crowned t»etii found
last w. <-k 'Hi the farm of l-\ M. Bchroeder, near
St. Lou.-, aa thai <'f Frank K. (Vhite. formerly of
Kew'Tork Ctty, ■;!'■ »dvertlseni«nl writer, wiio h.fi
been mi?.«i:ij. ilnoe <;.rly i;i Beptember. tSCk
"I !.rii-\e \V;i;ii- was the victim <>f f<>ul play,"
; -\id \V>tinnr.-. to-niif!it. "He ni one of ihf best
advartiseroenl BfHt*rj l knew. He had been con
nec!«rd uiih a Bttmber of cosmopolitan dailies, In
rludJnjs "The Chlcssja Trltnine" :iti<l "The N. w-York
W crld.' '■
Partber evidence tlmt the tdestlflrstlon i« '-orreot
is th.-ii ,i mi' coll i on tne skeleton >■■ ,ii « ii, «
laundry mark "White " Mi Lit.-, who la In
Huffnlo. wrote tf. .Mr Wetmore recently requesttris
nun to s.;ni|i for h< i . v bai i
Bp« ■ . < I i ■i. .'. . . : ;-..,-•■,. irtia it.rJi <> . i.
'' .. • - Af\ • . !■ CJj i ■ '..'. v i i.jy i. in.
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Officials Haled to Court for Alleged
Frauds — Wholesale A rrestff.
IB> T»lp(rraph to The T«lt>un* 1
Fiitsburß, Fe)>. i'n._The inopt bitter election
In the history of Western Pennsylvania occurred
to-day, and as n result the first Mayor of Great
er Pitfsburg will be a Democrat. His name is
Oeorpe W. Guthrie. The first Deputy Mayor
of Greater Flttsburg will he a Republican. His
name Is Charlep F. Kirschler.
In a shower of almost 00.000 votes In Plrts
burg to-day. Outhrie beat Alex M. Jenkinson,
the Republican candidate, said to have been
hacked by H. C. Frlck and the Pennsylvania
Railroad. The majority or c,uthrie is estimated
at from r.,00n to 10,000. At 0 o'clock to-night
Jenkjnson admitted his defeat.
The majority of Kirschler in Allegheny over
c;«orpe M. Lopan. the Good Government candi
date, will reach possibly 8.000. When the two
cities unite in Oreater Pittsbtirp. about April 1">,
Kirschler will become Deputy Mayor of Greater
Fitter and brutal was the fight that waged
from daybreak until dusk round the pools in
Ptttsburg Last nipht Mayor Hays nnd Director
of Public Safety Moore called into conference
Rogr-r O'Mirn. the detective and ex-<~htef .- f
Police of Pittsbura. and placed the entire police
bueau of Pittsburg in his hands for to-day.
ri'Marn to run it through Assistant Superintend
ent of Police Kennelly. Superintendent of Po
lice Werner was deposed because it was alleged
that he had been eaußht In n deal with the
Jenkinson element to turn the city police force
nnd th*- attendant payroll over to th© Repub
licans after orders had been given that they
work for Guthrie.
Th« heavy hand of O'Mara was soon felt in
Plttsburg to-day. He handled affairs without
ploves, and before noon the Jails and the station
boose cells were filled with those who had been
arrested for alleged attempts to vote illegally
The defeated candidate.
or to h.-ip out those who were so doing. In many
cases ball was refused, and those who were ar
w «r« compelled to remain in the cells
until after the polls closed to-night, when the
police magistrates goi time to hold hearings
In several ■ .ises writs wore issued from the
Counts Court rooms on the Superintendent of
Police to deliver up prisoners, whom friends al
leged were Illegally detained, but In all cases
the papers were brushed aside by th<- officers.
For 'he time at least gag law seemed to rule in
There were several well defined cases of riot
ing i:: the city, and many people were injured
in the fights. There was a bad riot at the
poll! In the »ith Precinct of the 1-th Ward, and
It would appear that the Election Board was to
blame for It. In any event a bench warrant was
jsmi.,l and the entire Election Board was
brought Into <ourt before .Judges Young and
M.-Chmg. who heard the can-, and then ordered
ii,.. Election Board to go back and hold th«
election, and hold it right, saying that if there
was a -ontest of the election, that precinct
would be thrown out the first thing.
Tills was dona with several other wards. In
nil about seven election boards were haled Into
court. There were numerous cases of the bal
lot boxes being stolen, and in not a few wards
the ballots ''i not show up until noon, having
hit n hidetrac somewhere by the minority.
More than one hundred business men In one-
I oiilinuni <>v srrond pare.
, .11 11. :.!•.-• ii.-T ■ Kli.-Nl i tiulu Lvf N i IS -• BOOR.
lU'liV«* *=!•• Jtu^UStilM - .'■• V. lit- UIK(.« l.lii UJW>'.—
Detective Says Miners Were Re
sponsible for Many Crimes.
[By I>l*»rraph to Th« Trtbun« 1
Denver, Feb. «}M.— Evidence laid before Gov
ernor McDonald to obtain the. extradition of
President Mover and Secretary Haywood. of the
Western Federation of Miners, shows that
bombs were laid for Justices Goddard and Gab
berT, of the State Supreme Court.
Harry Orchard's confession told where these
bombs were placed, and Adjutant General
Welles dug °ne up in Goidard's yard. The
other was exploded by another man by accident
the day Judpe Gabbert took a new route down
town, thus missing death.
Governor Peabody failed to take a carriage
one day when three men were lying in watt for
him, but walked to the depot, and the assassins
did not see him.
Detective James McPnrland paid the murder
of ex-Governor Steunenberj?. in which Meyer,
Haywood and Pettlbone and as many more of
the Western Federation of Miners are impli
cated, would cost them their lives
McParland says he has positive evidence that
members of the Western Federation planned and
carried • Iks \)-i?'iMt!"n of ENataettsjs Lyte
Gregory. kitWi mysteriously in West Denver
two yoars ago: of Martin Gleason. superin
tendent of the Wild Horse mine, at Cripple
Creek, who was thrown down a shaft; of Arthur
Collins, superintendent of the Smuggler-Union
mine, at Telluride, who was shot from ambush,
of the killing of fourteen men in the explosion
at the Independence depot, near Cripple Creek,
on June 6. lf*o4 : of the murder of Martin B.
Walley, who was Wiled last summer by an ex
plosion in this city, and of other murders.
The killing of Walley Is said to have been ac
cidental, the nltro-glycerln« with which he was
killed having been placed in a vacant lot,
through which Chief Justice Gabbert *->f the
I'Tie Bucrensful can«iidat<».
Supreme Court, wu accustomed to pass, with
the Intention of killing him.
McParland say« the men arrested had planned
to blow up the train if any attempt were made
to remove them to Idaho.
Encourages Xeri-Rochellc Church to
Raise $500 for Organ.
A story was told to-day in New-Rochelle of
how Andrew Carnegie helped the members of
the First Methodist Church to get a new pipe
organ. The congregation wanted a $I.(V>O in
strurmnt, and one of the members wrote to Mr.
Carnegie for help. The philanthropist replied
that If the congregation would first raise &>**>
he would sec what could he done. This response
was encouraging, and the flock soon had the
money pledged. They then told Mr Carnegie,
who in the mean while had investigated the
needs of the congregation through his secre
The deacons yesterday received a letter from
Mr. Carnegie, who. instead of sending his check,
■aM that he had found that the congrega
tion was too small for a Jl.OiO organ, but
thought that on» for $500 would answer th
purpose very well, and. inasmuch as they hail
collected this amount, there was no need of any
help from him. The deacons of the church,
although the) have received a wetback, have
not entirely given up hope. Henry Btebn
me Fifth-ay.v ilorint. is a member of the
church, and knows Mr Carnegie very Well He
has been appointed to Bee him ■" try to Induce
him to rhnng* Ms opinion.
Uo^t. 4>t>pep*la, livn eemrlatnta ellmin&*ca
Uuui tU ..".-.- i* 14 * Ui\«ul\ea.— Advc
Says Bel wont and Ryan Prevented
His Nomination for President.
[By Telegraph to Th« Tribune. 1
Albany. Feb. — Opposing the petition of
William Randolph Hearst before Attorney Gen
eral Mayer for an investigation of the Belmont-
Ryan traction merger to-day. Delancey Nicoll
said that Mr. Hearst was actuated only by a
desire to obtain revenue because these financier*
prevented his getting the Presidential nomina
tion in 1901 Since that time, he said. Mr.
Hearst had been persistent in his arrack on th«
interests of Mr. Belmont and Mr. Ryan.
Coming at the end of a long hearinsr at which
the merger had been attacked in bitterest terms,
the statement created much excitement. Mr.
Hearst's advocates declared Mr. NicoH was only
trying to aid his cans- by injecting political
dead issues. He, however, was definite in his
"Of course., we are bound to assume that Mr.
Hearst acts from purely public and patriotic
motives," said he, "and that he is not actuated
by any personal ill will, and yet at the same,
time we cannot forget that Mr. Hearst is a per
son of like feelings with ourselves, and we must
reflect that he was a candidate for the nomina
tion for President at the last Democratic Na
tional Convention and that his aspirations in
that regard were defeated by Mr. Rvan and Mr.
Belmont, the \#ry gentlemen whose proposed
measures are attacked here. it is true that
since that time he has been a persistent libeller
of these gentlemen, who have brought a suit
for $800,000 against him, which I have heen try
ing for months to get lnt> court, and I don't
know whether he has nppeHrec! yet or not.
"That is the situation of this petition brought
by Mr. Hearst without any regard for the pub
lic interests or the policy of the State — to
gratify his personal ill will against Mr. Ryan
and Mr. Belmont and by trying to put the pres
ent Republican administration in a bad light, to
•Mist him upon his meteoric flight toward tht>
governorship of the Suite of New- York."
Paul P. Cravath. George W. Wickersham and
Joseph Auerbnch also opposed the petition, ar
guing that the only point for the Attorney Gen
eral to settle was whether the proposed Inter
borough-Metropolitan Company violated the
laws. Similar mergers were In operation to.
many cities in the State, it was pointed out.
Clarence J. Shearn. for Mr. Hearst, said that
every surface railroad, with the exception of
two horse lines, the Pelharn Park and City Isl
and roads, were controlled by the Metropolitan
and Interborough companies. He held that the
combination was illegal by the terms of the
statute law and the common law, because It
tended to create a monopoly and was against
public policy. A plain violation of the stat
ute, he said, should not he ignored, because it
placed the future developments of transit in the
city at the mercy of a monopoly, because of
reckless stock watering.
Measure Making Evading Process
Serving a Misdemeanor Lost.
Albany, Feb. 20. — The Senate to-day, acting
as a committee of the whole, killed the ßßrackett t
bill making it a misdemeanor for any person wil
fully to evade trie service of a process or a sub
poena or other mandate of a court by a vote of
'23 to 5.
As reason for th* enactment of the bill. Sen
ator Bracket t referred to the experiences of the
Missouri authorities wl'h H. H. Rogers, th«
Standard OH director; the unsuccessful efforts of
m server! U riui J'>im O. Rockefeller, and
the search for other men and wssae*. of DTOSnt
m*r,CH wanted as witnesses or otherwise in con
nection with If sal ac'ioriß
"Rogers wasn't served for heaven knows MM
long." saM Senator Bracket! 'If a person on
whom a process should be served wilfully svSjwM
it then the strong hand of the law should tike
the rlodzcr by the collar and teach him *c
respec» for the law and for the administration
■if |ustiee. There is still another class of cases,
like that of Hannah Ellas, who evaded process,
and this law would apply to such as she."
Senator Elsberg declared that the opinion of
many in New-York was that the service <<n the
Elias woman was one of the grossest cases of
impropriety that ever happened in New- York
Company of Native Troops Reported Wiped
Out in Nigeria.
London. Feb. II. — An unconfirmed dispatch
has reached the government, saying that five
British orTW-rs and a company of native tr>«>n*
i: ,\v been killed by fanatics near 5.»k..r... i M
Northern Nigeria. A dispatch from I.agoa.
Africa, says that a punitive expedition ha« been
Kent out.
|By Telegraph t,-> TIM TrlMr.e. ] '
Columbus, Ohio. Feb. L'<> A bill introduced In
the Hov.se of Representatives by Representative
Nye. *>f Pike Count v. makes it a crime for any
boost or apartment house uwnet to refuse to
rent In families with children The measure is
Intended tc encourage the aati-race suicide idea.
For people mh< are Is ■ hurry and \«>t want per
fect comfort in travelling, the New York #w «*ural
oflera unequalled facilities.—
Guard Discussing First Deputy's
"Absence Without Leave."
There waa great excitement at the armory
of the 12th Regiment last night when it tianiimi
known that Rhinelander Waldo, Finn Deputy
Police Commissioner, who is still a lieutenant
In the regiment, practically defied the orders
directing him to be present for muster.
Lieutenant Waldo, although he sent In his
resignation on the day he received his appoint
ment in the Police Department. Is still an officer
of the National Guard, his resignation not hiv
ing been officially accepted, and until he i* dis
charged he is liable for all military .lutv. When
Lieutenant Waldo s»nt in his resignation h» al<»f>
requested Colonel Dyer to grant him a leav*
until his nation wa s acrepte<t. as he wanted
to devote all his time to his bail police duties.
Colonel Dyer refused to grant fh» leave, It is
said, as he thought Lieutenant Waldo. so Ion?
as he was In the city. should drill with his com
pany one night a week until the annual inspec
tion was over.
Lieutenant Waldo was fihs»m from drill de
spite Colonel Dyer's refusal to grant him leave.
The colonel, although an officer of kindly dis
position, is a strict disciplinarian, and last Mon
day night sent Lieutenant Waldo ■ special order.
directing that he report for duty with his com
pany last nit.'hr for the annual inspection and
muster. In addition to this order Colonel Dyer
wrote to General Bingham and told him that
his first deputy had been absent without leavo
from his military duties, and requested that ho
<Bingham> direct Mr. Waldo to attend th- mus
ter last night.
When Colonel Dyer reached the armory last
night, a little after 7 o'clock, he. was almost
dumfounded to rind an order »her • from General
Georse Moore Smith, who commands the Flrsc
Brigade, of which the l^th I* a part, which
stated that Lieutenant Rhinelander Waldo had,
been relieved from duty with the V_'th Regiment
and had been detailed for temporary duty on,
the staff of General Smith. The order was is
sued by Colonel Thomas J. Donohue. as
sistant adjutant general of the First Brigade.
This order, of course, relieved Lieutenant
Waldo from all responsibility from being pres
ent at the muster which was ordered by the>
Colonel Dyer at once called up General Smith
and asked him if he would rescind the order.
This General Smith refused to do.
The colonel next called up Adjutant General
Henry. In Albany, and. explaining the case,
asked that the resignation of Lieutenant Waldo
be held up pending an official investigation to
see what steps could be taken in the matter,
This General Henry promised to do.
General Smith, when asked last night why ha
had issued the order detailing Lieutenant Waldo
on his staff, said:
Lieutenant Waldo ask«'d me to detail him Oi»
my staff tew>sorarUy, and I did so. I Know
nothing about any personal feeling between the
Lieutenant and Colonel Dyer, but having issued
the order I told Colonel Dyer it. would have tc
>tand unless I am ordered to revoke it by su
perior authority.
< 'oionel Dye:-, when ask*.} for a statement,
fr is true that Lieutenant Waldo has been
absent without leave from his duties in fhij
12th Regiment, and that I ha\e received <*n
order from General Smith relieving him fro;a
duty in my regiment. I cannot, of course, make
any comment, as military regulations forbid It.
What future steps, if any. I shall take I vanr.oi
tell now.
General Henry has promised to hold the lieu
tenant's resignation for the present. But if he
can perform duty on the staff of General Smith.
I fail to see why he could not have paraded
last night at the important inspection and
A high officer of the Guard, who would nof
allow his name to be used, said:
I do not think the action of General Smith
helps the discipline of the Guard, and I am much
surprised at his action under the c rcumstaneea.
A friend of Lieutenant Waldo's said:
It is usually customary when an officer re
signs and requests leave pending the receipt of
his discharge to grant it. Colonel Dyer, in not
doing so. treated Mr. Waldo with discourtesy.
The latter, however. StOM a inarch on the colo
nel, and will undoubtedly v.in om. He shsvlo]
have ban granted leave in the first place, after
being appointed to a civil position of such re
sponsibility, and General Smith did rigtu In
saving him from further humiliation.
Marble Cemetery Fund (rets '$15,000
of Necessary $SO/HMK
The New- York Marble Cemetery )il not ba
abandoned; ?ir>,«VN> of the .'«2O,fi<»> fund neces
sary to continue the old burying place has been,
raise,). The property was to be. sold and the
bodies removed to another cemetery, but tha
descendants of the Ncw-York<»rs whrx»« bodies
wen in the ■MS responded liberally to th»
appeal for funds, ami the cemetery Is now cer
tain to be perpetuated. The Indebtedness)
amounts to ?I.Vn>.
At a meeting last November, at which ther^
were present about on* hundred and thirty
descendant.-* of the original vault owners, tho
growing Indebtedness, which the one. remaining
trustee had borne for some tlnr\ was pointed
out. a committee was appointed, consisting of
John William Newcomb and Edward C. Parish,
who were Is raise the muMt and to liquidate
the indebtedness and establish a sinking fund.
Circulars were- sent out to nearly every part of
the world to persons tied by a feeling of senti
ment and duty to the old burying phire. ask
ing for contributions t.> preserve, the old land
Another meeting if announce,! for next Mon
day, when the committee wltl make its report.
By that tlm^ It is hoped that the entire $:>>.!>*»
necessary to save th. cemetery will h ".•» be-->:j
The cemetery wa<* established in l>».".l, and '.*
now in the centre of the block bounded by ■_'!
qvc. the BoVfTJ and "_M atvl 8d ? rv ». The* ap
praised value of the t;uul is fg€t€OO Among UJ I
oldest and foremost famlllea whose nrnntmi
are buried there ire Zabriskie, Bcfjemaa, H < -
ard. Lor 1. Depew, Ati'hinctoss. WacstSjF. Sctßh
ncr snd ■ Idle.
[By TV>«r*jih It T>-f IMfcO*]
Freeiand. Perm.. Feb. •».- Mr.-«. Florence Km
sey. a bride of eight months, to-day held up th j
Pennsylvania express to « atch her husband. whi»
was running «way. Last evening he proml^e-l
before an alderman to support her. To-.! si-,*
followed him to Haaleton, where she saw hr-i
board the '«>•• i " She waived frantically v
the trainmen, the fireman *»a\v her an.l th->
train was stopped. Kinsey slipped out the re,
<}oor as |]M wosaaa came lr>.t.» the car. and «he-»
the trHin went on he had managed ,< mount Ut«
* .^ln«- Uu.l'T. H*> is st'.ll being pursued.
» - -
U'aahlngton'a Birthday. February 2:. via P*»nas>l
vania Railroad. Lea\ea Atlantic <Hy S:DO 9- "■»
Parlor Oar, dlxaK«* car and coaches.— Ativt.

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