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Fleet Mare Steps Mile in em 1-2 in
Free-for-All Trot.
Fooghkeepsie. N. V.. Aug. Besides win
ning the free-for-all trot at the Grantf. Circuit
meeting here to-day. Sweet Marie established a
new world's record for trotting mares, by going
the second heat of the race in 2:04%. The pre
vious record was 2:04*. held by Lou Dillon and
Sweet Marls.
By the same performance, the mare broke the
track trotting record. 2:00. made last Monday
by Angiola. It is the fastest mile trotted on
any track this year.
There was no other horse In the race In the
fame class with Sweet Marie, so she had to
make her own pace the whole of the way. Her
time in the first heat was 2:07. In the second
Alta McDonald drove the mare with the inten
tion of giving her a new mark, but she appar
ently maiie it without great effort. The time
by quarters was 31%. 1:02, 1.33%. 2:04%
The weather and track conditions continued
fine, and the attendance was the largest or the
W \Vilson Aldington, winner of the 2:16 pace in
straight heats, was the favorite at §100 to *4U.
Moor", the favorite in the 2:21 pace. haVto be
content with second money. the race going to
Director Joe. second choice in the Ul Pf- but
every heat was hard fought, with close finishes
There was $20,000 in the pool box on the "':
trot, and Advancer, an even money favorite, cost
the talent a lot of money. Mack Mack, the
winner was second choice, but Morone made
him fight for every inch of the groun3.
The summaries follow:
Mack Uu*. h. %-. *7 sfllgilllisy. by McClellan -
tlielmanl '• •> o
Mr.r<".n<\ ilk. c Ulrrrityl - t
El MilafTT-o, b. z <L«splli £ j
Bialttd. J\ h. lUrMalmi'.l « .
Orattan T>l!r. It. h. <Moi aryo> **? •
Advar.rpr. b. p. (Carpenter! - '
Ann li.Tfct, \lk. m. <\Valker> • » ■
M"m. <-h g. (Howfllt 2 £
Charlie T.. blk. p. (Carry) *„ "
Frar.k A b g. (Geers» •• •• als
Time, CXX* I*.1 *. 2:O9U
\\'ilsin A-loincton, b. h.. l>y • :,=u.ir..i. by Kiver
T>nl <<"Ci) I 1 I
Hida'.pr.. i. ir. (DemaresH « •» *
Tsaeireli B»r. l>Sk. •«. fThom»»> •' - •*
Tt. Francis, rh. ■ (Geer») 2 « *
r.ed Jacket, eh. c. iv;, ni..., ? 3 2
AUor.io 0.. b. c iD«vjsi ;-~"Ai, ♦ * «
Time. ..:::•.. 2:lo'i. ■2:10^4..
Eweet »!arie. b m., by McKlat»y, r>y Mambrlno
OrcCcnald) 1 1
W«atwnrtb. blk. c (Mr<'lr(fO) 2 2
Turl-y. b. b. <U*>rr*^ * 3
■artier MrClrecnr. ■■'<< it (Kt«aii> 8 4
Time. 2:»7. -':>>*S.
IN<; -2:21 CLASS— I'l Illlill |l IIIBIPS IN FIVE 3.
Ctredor J< *■. b!k. !i.. by Director, by Joe Young
flwrniiTeMi . . .." 1 1 1
Nco:e. b. r. «Murp!iyt 2 2 5
Eessie i"ar!. «ii. m. (Oe»rs) 4 5 2
!■•■ ■ br. h. <Aiif!er«r.n) 3 4 3
J. li. H;in!on. b!k. *. <K^ai ."« 3 4
Tiara, •..,. g. t Ho: ton* dis
Timn. 2:08 V. 2:11>». 2:14%
Programme for the Grand Circuit
Races at Syracuse.
Th«? New York State Fair Commission has in
no*Jnce<l the propramme lor the Grand Circuit
meeting, to he held at Syracuse on September 10.
11, VI. 13 and 14. in connection with the sixty-sixth
annual exhibition. Entries will close on August 20
with S. < '. Shaver, secretary, Syracuse.
For the annual horse show, which will be held
on the same dates, more than |:o»X> is offered this
year in prize money. Entries for the horse show
•will clot* on August 27. Entries may be sent to
B. C. Shaver or to J. T. Hyde. No. 16 East 234
street, this olty.
The programme for the Grand Circuit meeting
is as follows:
CU*« I—Trotting1 — Trotting (2:19). 3 In » heats (open); pur»«,
CUM 2 — racing 12:17). 8 in A heats (closed), the Onon-
Aa#a; purte. $2,000.
Class S — Trottin* (2:20). 2 In 9 heats (open), for three
yaar-olde; puree. (1,200.
n«»* 4— Trotting- (Z:14). 8 In 6 heats (closed), the
I&npire f-taie; puree. $10,AOO.
Ciaf« 6 — Par<pg (2:1"). 2 to 3 heats (open); puree. $1,203.
Class 6— TrottJr» (2:68). 2 in 3 heats (open); purse,
Class I— Pacinr (2:14), 8 in 5 heats (open); purse, $1,200.
Class S— Trotting <2:0»), 2 In 3 heats (closed). Cham
ber of Cotnm*r<!# : pun>e, $2.«i00.
Clews !)- ■ Pacific (2:11). 3 in B heats (closed), the rosier—
■loe: pur*». S2,ofK>.
Clefs 30— .niiuig (2:O5), 2 In 8 heats (open): purse,
Cl»«s 11— Wkclr* (2:06). 2 In 3 heats (open); purse.
'"lap. 12— Pacing C.-nR\ 2 In a heats (clofmj). the Syra
cue«; para*, f 2 -vw»
Class 13— Trotting (2:13», 3 In ft heats (open): puna,
rtaJM 14 Paring/ (2:<H», 2 In 8 heats (open): purse,
Onus IS — Trottlnir (2:1«). 8 In II heats (open); purr*,
$1 , 2c<o.
CUbs -Trotting (2:14). 2 In 8 heats (closed*. Consola
tion; paras, $2. <■«*>.
Clac* 17— Trotting (2:18). 2 In 1 heats (open); purse.
<"lc« I«— Pacing (2:18). 3 In 1 heats (open): purse.
Entries Close To-day for Point
Judith C. C. Exhibition.
The Point Judith Country Club has prepared a
prize list of twenty-nine events for its annual horse
show on Aug. 23 and 25, and races on August 24, at
Xarragansett Pier, H. I. ■ ,
For the hnr?<» show there are classes for harness
horses, tandems, four-in-hands, polo ponies, sad
dle home*, junipers ar.<3 ponies in harness.
Tho programme for the second day. August 24.
has two races for ponies, two for galloways and the
following gymkhana events: Potato, thread-and
needle. manriikin and tandem races.
Entries for the hors* show and pony races will
close to-day. The gymkhana events will be post
Th« committee Is P. S. P. Randolph. Samuel B.
Culberison. Henry B. Kane. Jchn C. Lewis, Will
iam C. Marrow. Dr. Charles Hitchcock, Edward
Conner, Franklin W. Moulton, Samuel H. Valen
tine and W. S. Blitz.
Dates and Classes for Annual Summer Races
at Brooklyn Track.
Xhe Parkway Driving Club will bold Its annual
summer light harness meeting at the half mile
track at King's Highway and Ocean avenue on
August 28, 29. 3f» and 31. There will be three races
each day and all purses are $100. Entries will close
on August 20. The programme Is as follows:
2:25 trot... (400 2:13 pace »400
2:23 pac» 400 .2: 1f. trot 400
$:17 trot 400 2:01* pace 400
2:20 pace $400.2:21 pace „_..!. .7»4Oo
2:24 trot 400,2 trot 'I*4oo
2:18 pace 400|2:16 pace... 403
Beauville. France. Aug. I«.— William K. Vand«r-
Wlt's Maintenon won the William the Conaueror
Stakes at the racen here to-day. w
Ifa thcrp* view work- /t M
mtsxhip. ttyla tod fit Ifo -^ I
we cLSef f&ctcsi V^f *^r B
Of are given CittpJ»ce.Tl)ey I
pT«a*c Hi' dtiler and utufy the B
wwer. Jo vhito tad eolor-fsst fabric* X
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First in Yard Swimming Contest at
Sea Gate.
Many well known swimmers took part In the
carnival held by the Atlantic Yacht Club at Sea
Gate, Coney Island, yesterday. C. M. Daniels, of
the New York Athletic Club, won the 220-yard swim
for the Metropolitan Association Amateur Athletic
Union championship. His club mates. C. D. Tru
benbach and E. E. TVenck. jr.. were second and
third, respectively. The time made by Daniels
of 3.:013-6, was plow, but this was due to the fact
that themen swam half the distance against the
tide. The "human fish" won by five yards and led
all the, way. . *».
Ous Sundstrom. the swimming instructor of the
New York Athletic Club, swam 50 yards on his back
In 38 3-5 seconds. It was announced that "the time
mnde makes a new world's record under the con
ditions." .
The yard handicap. went to S. D. Hyams, of
the Bath Beach Social Club by half, a yard, and
the novice race for the same distance to J. F. Rock
well. The summaries follow:
Two-liundred-and-twenty yards— Won by C. M. Daniels.
New York A. C: C D. Trubenbuch, New York A. <-•••*<>•
ond; E. E. Wenck, New York A. C. third. Time, 3:01%-
One-hundred yard* < novice)— by J. F. Rockwell,
unattached: Thomas Kalian, Cathedral Boys" Club, bcc
ond; J. C. Smith, unattached, thi-d. Time. 1 : IS
On« hundred yard* (handicap)- .Vcn by S. D. Hynian,
Bath Beach S. C. (20 seconds); Bay llulvy. New V>ik
A. C. (» seconds), second; J. J. Ferber. unattached (IS
seconds), third. Time, 1:18%.
Four hundred yards (handicap) — Won by I- B. uood
wln. New York A. C. <ltt seconds): F. A. Wenck, New
York A. C. (52 seconds), second; T. E. Webb, Jr. (32
peconds), third. Time, 0:64%.
Tub — Won by W. W. Swan, New York A. C.; 11.
Mestre. Atlantic Y. «■., second; P. W. King. Central
Branch Y. M. C. A., thirl. Time. 8:1SH-
Permission Asked to Hold Contest— Changes
in Course.
Mineola, Lonp Island. Aug. 16.— Jefferson De Mont
Thompson, chairman of the Racing Board of the
American Automobile Association, accompanied by
B. If. Butlrr and A. G. Batchelder. other members
of the board, to-day made an application to the
Boar! of Supervisors of Nassau County to hold
the elimination trials for American cars for the
Vanderbllt < "up race on September 22, and the
big race itself on October 6 on the roads in the
TUe application was received by Supervisors Jones
and Willeis. it is to be brought up at the next
meeting Of the board, on Monday. Supervisor Sea
bury, the other member of the board, will then be
present. The two supervisors said that In all prob
ability permission to hold the races would be
Messrs. Thompson, Butler and F.atchelricr came
he.-<- in a large automobile, and after leaving the
supervisors" room said th?y would go over the
contemplated course.
Mr. Thompson said that a number of changes In
the course were to be made this year and the dan
gerous places would be eliminated as far as possi
ble. Linst y»ar the Long 1.-land Railroad tracks
were crossed twice in the race, but this year the
course will be shifted and only the tracks of the
Oyster Bay branch will be crossed.
Another change that will have to be made, ac
cording to Mr. Thompsop, is the road where trolley
tracks were recently laid. The roads will be oiled
at the expense of the American Automobile Asso
ciation, and everything done to make the lives of
the people as safe as possible, if permission is
given to hold the races.
Salvation Army Will Charter Steamers to
Bring Home Seekers from England.
London. Aup. 16.— Brigadier General Howell and
Colonel Lamb, of the Salvation Army, will leave
England for Canada t , -morrow, having completed
p.rran.Krmnnts for the settlement of between 20,000
and S.OOO emigrants in the Dominion within a
yc:r. A fle^t of ten or twelve steamer? v ill be
chartered for their transportation. Th<* emigrants
will be scattered throuph Canada in such a way as
to place them within reach of the work for which
they are best suited.
Forty Men Go to Assistance of Badly
Injured Pedestrian.
Miss Jennie Beatty, of No. 108 East 12th street,
was run down early last evening by a northbound
Broadway car, midway between 12th and 33th
streets, and so badly mangled that death, the phy
sicians said last night, would be a relief. She was
caught between the fender and the for* trucks. It
required the assistance of forty men to lift the
car to get her out. She was hurried at once to St.
Vincent's Hospital, where It was found she was
injured internally. Thomas Gallagher, the motor
man, who lives at No. 315 West Wth street, was
locked up in the Mercer street station. He has
been In the service of the company fifteen years.
According to witnesses, there had been a block
on the southbound trie!: for nearly an hour before
tha» accident. The cars began to move a few mo
ments before and, to make up for lost time, some
of them shot dcr-vn Broadway. Miss Beatty was
trying to cross the tracks at the point where she
was injured. She passed the southbound track and
had just stepped on 10 the northbound When Gal
lagher's car, funning a high speed, knocked her
down. Traffic was blocked for nearly three-quar
ters of an hour.
Believes Ice Investigation Is Making Good
Progress — More Conferences.
Several hasty and mysterious conferences be
tween Juilge Rosalsky an.l District Attorney Je
rome and other equally mysterious talks between
the judge and members of the grand jury were
all that wa3 to be reported yesterday in connection
with the ice investigation. To all appearances the
status of the case was the same as when the grand
Jury listened to the evidence of ice dealers, on
whose testimony it was expected some action
would be taken.
The members of the grand jury with whom
Judge, Rosalsky conferred yesterday were Bernard
Karsch, foreman, and Edward T. Hlllyer. After
the conference Mr. Hillyer was asked to say some
thing about the nature of the conference. He re
•1 would like to say a great deal, but I guess I
had better not." ;
Mr. Karsch was likewise uncommunicative. Judge
Roßalsky was a little less reticent. He Paid that
the subject of i^cus-sion with the two jurymen had
been the Ice investigation and that he was satis
fled that everything was moving favorably. The
judge also said that he believed new witnesses
would be on hand on Monday or Tuesday, when
the. grand Jury will again take up the ice situa
tion. When questioned with regard to his confer
ences with tho District Attorney, Judge Rosalsky
said, after some hesitation, that the subject had
been the Ice investigation. 'But only the legal
aspect was discussed.' he said.
Rigo, the gypsy violinist, reported to tho police
yesterday ihe loss Qt one of a r-alr of ruby and
diamond link ruff buttons from his apartment at
the Hotel Carlton. 54th street and Broadway. A
painter named Frederick Fredericks was arrested
on suspicion and was held by Magistrate Crane In
the West Side court in $500 bail for examination to
day. He Insisted that he know nothing about the
missing" link.
Philadelphia, Aug. ML— With a warrant out for his
arrest, charging him with embezzling $l,Bft) which
was to have been used In paying off a church mort
gage, the Rev. George H. Culley, pastor of the
Sixth Christian Church, Is missing. Efforts to find
him have fulled, lie Is believed to be with his wif.i
and child In New York.
The excise situation In Jereey City wu cleared
flotnowhat last night when the Excise Commission
appointed by Mayor Fagan met and passed a reso
lution allowing the saioonu licensed by the com
mission appointed by the court to do business pcad
ing the final decision by the courts as to which
boards legally existent. The Fagan board Is the
old one. The Bishops' law provided for a com
mission appointed by the court, but a branch of
the Supreme Court has declared this clause uncon
stitutional. An appeal has been taken so b. th
boards claim existence. Between tblrty and forty
saloons are affected by the resolution *
IB Paso, Tex.. Aug. 16.-Reports are that from
ten to fifteen persons have been killed in the Chi
huahua dynamite explosions. The dead were aIL
with on« or two exceptions. Mexican laborers.
Trow's IM6 General Directory for the Boroughs
of Manhattan and The Bronx has Just been issued.
The publishers announce that the publication was
delated this year owing to the increase in the
volume of information. There are ninety-seven
MUM more than in last year's. The volume con-
UUris 4W.6C") names, an increase or 32,&jQ over -1005
and of M.OCO over VjOL
Attendance Increases as Conference
Draws Near /•>■/.
By Telegraph to The Tribune. 1-
East Northfleld. Mass., Aug. 16.— The general con
"ference for Christian workers, ■which began here
two weeks ago, promises to end next Sunday night
with as large an attendance as when it began.
With the announcement of the fact that Dr. G.
Campbell Morgan, of London, would speak both in
the morning and evening, and that R. A. Torrey.
the evangelist, would preach in the afternoon nt 4
o'clock, all thoughts of leaving hero before the
conference closes have vanished, and an additional
number are pressing for accommodations. From
now on no minute of the time will be unoccupied.
The Rev. Howard W. Pop© will lecture each morn-
Ing at the time usually allotted to the song ser
. The sunrise prayer meeting Is growing each day
in numbers, and the children's meeting, under Miss
Jar..:son, this morning looked like a large city Sun
day school. Next Saturday the conference will ad
journ to Mount Herman for an afternoon's outing,
and In the evening the Rev. C. H. Tyndall. of
Mount Vernon. X. Y. will give a symbolical lecture
on radium, similar to the one given by him two
years ago on wireless telegraphy.
A. Danner, superintendent of the Association
State Farm for Tuberculosis, on Sunday night will
I tell of the work done for indigent consumptive pa
tients who find their way out West, and on Monday
night an illustrated lecture on the inside workings
of the. anthracite coal mines and miners of Penn
s::-.nnla will be delivered by the Rev. John Mc-
Dor;e:i. of Newark, K. J. Mr. McDowell was at
"7, '•■";• coal breaker, hut after losing an arm
came to Mount Hermon School, and later became
well known as a one-armed athlete. Last month
\h.mnr A f> '°'' t^,. president of the Mount Hermon
Alumni Association.
«*I2 X? 'il6i 16 fire at , Camp Northfield this evening,
arter the day ■ work was done, an informal pro
f.umme was Riven by i he campers, partly religious
and partly amusing. These social functions at the
camp have proved more attractive this year than
heretofore. i The camp manager is a Mount Hermon
student who saw active service i n the Spanish
war. The ? lace '- ns taken a lead this year in ath
letics, and has successfully played both the confer
ence and hotel baseball teams, and in addition, won
the championship In the track games*.-) t the stu
dent conference.
In response to the appeal for funds to help defray
the running expenses of the conference, mnde hv
Colonel C. A. Hopkins, of Boston, one of the Mount
Hermon School trustees, it was announced to-day
that nearly 12.500 had bee n subscribed. The amount
called for was $3,000. and in all probability the re
maining half thousand will be made up soon.
\\ . R. Moody publicly thanked the assembly for
their ..pen heartedness, and read a letter from a
little girl who had inclosed ten cents and had told
at the same time of her conversion at the confer
Charge Against Young Man Suspected of
Impersonating Officer.
Trenton, N. J., Aug. 16 l). -Commissioner
J. B. R. Smith, of the Department of Motor Ve
hicles, received from State Inspector George W.
Thompson t*day a report of his investigation of
the arrest of Edward L,. Young, son of K. F. C.
Young, of Jersey City, for violation of the speed
limit at Avon on Sunday. July 29. Mr. Young was
ta ten in custody by D. R. Masterson. son of a hotel
man In South Amboy, and brought before Re
corder C. D. Snyde-r, of Avon, who fined him $15.
Masterson represented himself as a state Inspector
and wore a badge Inscribed "No. 22. Special Offi
cer " it is denied by Commissioner Smith that he
had any authority from the department, which
had never Issued such a badge.
Inspector Thompson learned that Masterson is
only nineteen years old, and. it is said, seemingly
has a mania for holding up autcmohllists. He has
stopper! several along the coast ar.d in <:ne Instance
at least stopped tho same person twice. Masterson
told the Recorder that Mr. Young's car had cov
ered a distance of a quarter of a mile in 16 seconds
and was going at th« rate of about SB miles an hour
Mr. oun^! it is said, was fired without even
Me formality of a trial or any opportunity for a
hearing. Mnsterson has been summoned to" appear
at the State House next Tuesday, and unlem some
satisfactory explanation of his conduct is re
ceived it Is probable that he will be charged with
impersonating an officer and with false arrest.
Bar Harbor Mass Meeting Discusses Question
of lifting Bar Against Cars.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.]
Bar Harbor, Me.. Aug. It*. — Bar v Harbor wrestled
In vain to-day with the Automobile problem, which
has been troubling it for the last three years. In
March, 1903, the Legislature passed a law enabling
Bar H»rbor to prohibit the use of motor vehicles en
Its roads, and in July of that year the town by a
vote prohibited the use of these vehicles in the
town of Eden.
A large number of permanent residents, visiting
automobile," enthusiasts and automobile manufac
turers have attempted to repeal the law, and came
near winning several times. a mass meeting of the
summer guests and residents was called to-day to
discuss the question, but none of its upholders came
forward, and at last a well known lawyer was In
duced to present their side of thr> case, carefully re
futing each argument, however, as he did so. At
last, after two hours of discussion, or rather
affirmation of th* movement to bar out auto
mobiles, on the motion of Morris K. Jesup presi
dent of the New York Chamber of Commerce it
was voted to leave the matter to a committee and
the meeting adjourned with th" question as far from
settlement as when it started. Among the speakers
were: 1.. K. Opdycke, of New York, who presided
over the meeting; Bishop William Croswell Donne
of Albany; Dean Lewis, of the University of Penn
sylvania Law School; Mrs. Khln. lander Jones of
New York: William Jay Bchleffelin, James' T
Gardiner. George L. Stehhlns. Morris K. Jesun ami
Philip Livingston.
A touriuq: car turned turtle yesterday in the West
Drive. Central Park. There were five men in it.
Four escaped Injury. l>ut Harry A. Westen was
pinned under the machine and seriously injured
He was taken to Roosevelt Hospital suffering from
concussion of the brain.
Man's Leg Broken by Jar as Safety Clutch
Stops Car.
Three persons were injured in the fall of an ele
vator frdm the fifth floor of a shirtwaist manu
facturing building, at No. 145 Centre street, yes
terday morninir. The three occupants of the ele
vator were r- moved to the Hudson Street Hospital.
Two of them remained at the institution, while one
went to her h >me after her injuries were dressed.
The injured are Valentine Koester, sixty years old
of No. 60 Madison street. Brooklyn, left leg fract
ured and contusions of the head and chest; Rosie
Kinkelstein. o* No. 101 East Broadway, sprained
ankle, slight contusions and shock, and Bar ah
BerkowitZj twenty years old, sin allied ankle ' '
The accident was caused by the snapping of one
of the two h-istlng cabl.s when the elevator was "it
the fifth floor. T-ho elevator plunged down the
shaft at terrinc speed, but was brought to a „'
den stop by the safety .lurches midway between
the first and second floors. The Jar caused the
A fire which. it is supposed, was caused by spon
taneous combustion, starved In warehouse No tsr,
of thr. Bush Stores, at First avenue and Mth street
Broklyn, yesterday, and six firemen we r over
come by smoke while fighting the blase. More
than 2.000 bales of lute ver* stored In the building
and the dense smoke from the burning bales !Ti
be seen for miles. The fir men who were overcome
by the emoke were attended by an ambulance but
geon from the Norwegian Hospital. The damage is
estimated at* Hi"".
Cnrad Beblrmer, eighteen years old, who was
arrested on June 18 last, charged with stabhlng his
father with a piece of glass, which caused his death
later. 'was discharged yesterday by a coroner's
Jury and at once rearresto.i on an order of Assist
ant District Attorney Cardozo, on a charge of honil
ctde. He was taken before Magistrate Breen In
the Tombs court and held on a short affidavit until
to-morrow. In the mean time Cardoso will go be
fore the grand Jury and endeavor to have the
young man indicted.
Delay In the explosion of the gun used In the
first act of "The End of the World" at Dreamland
yesterday may cost Miss Fannie Washington, one
of the angels, the loss of her sight. Her eyes
and face, were filled with powder, and her right arm
and .shoulder ure badly burnt. .Shu was attended
by Dr. Frank E. Smith, of the Coney Inland Recep
tion Hospital, where she now lies in a critical condi
tion. A • purse has been made up by th« other
members of "The End of the World" company to
defray her expenses while she is laid up.
Leshp Combs Forecasts Good Results from
San Josp Feare Conference.
Leslie Combs, the American Minister to Guate
mala and Honduras, arrived here last night by the
steamer AU!anca. from Colon.
Mr. Combs, with William 1* Merry, the American
Minister to Costa Rica. Nicaragua and «telvador.
represented this country at the recent conference on
board the United States warship Marblehead. at
San Jose. Costa Rica, when peace was re-estab
lished on h troaty signed between Ouatemala. on
the one side, and Honduras and Salvador on the
other. Mr. Combs said last night:
There are provisions In the compact that I am
quite euro will result in a peaceful situation In
Central America for yenrs to come. I believe that
the agreement whereby any of the countries can
refer tv the President of the United States and to
the President of Mexiro for the settlement of an»
concrete case that may arise, by arbitration, will
effect this.
Speaking of Secretary Root's tour of South Amer
ica and its effect on the Central American repub
lics. Mr. Combs said:
Secretary Root's speeches and movements In
South America are well reported in the daily
papers in Central America, ami are followed with
particular interest. Th<- cordial participation of
President Diaz of Mexico with President Roosevelt
In lessening- those recent troubles in Central Amer
ica is exactly In line with the principles that Mr.
Root hns been enunciating in South America.
nbs will go to Washington in a few days,
and as soon as he his reported the details of re
cent events In the countries to which he is accred
ited he will receive leave of absence and will visit
his home in Kentucky.
People Warn Thieves of Emptiness of Wmm
— Some Appeal to Honor.
Owners of property on the upper East and West
sides. Riverside Drive and Fifth avenue have hit
on a plan to keep the burglar away from their
homes while they are at their country place*.
Along Riverside Drive some of the finest houses ar.e
placarded with huge signs which read that the
liner and has de
posited his jewelry in such and such a vault.
The family of Joseph Kittel. late president of the
Nineteenth Ward Bank, have probably one of the
biggest placards to be seen alons the drive on their
home at 122«1 street. It reads:
The placard serves the double purpose of an ad
vertisement for the safe deposit company In ques
tion and as a warning to the burglars. Another
sign reads:
This appears In big green letters on a house at
125 th street and Riverside Drive.
Over on Fifth avenue the signs are smaller, but
just as pertinent. One reads:
According to police reports and the owners of the
property, there have been fewer robberies in the
residence section this summer than any other pre
vious summer. The credit Is given to the signs.
"Red," of Third Avenue, Junk Thief, Gives
Gerry Society the Slip.
Richard Walsh is a small and redheaded boy
who used to travel Third avenue pretty regular
ly. The Gerry society and the police would like to
know where Richard, or "Red." as he would a
good deal rather be called, is now. "Red" got away
from the Orry society's rooms in the Children's
Court building on Wednesday by way of a tele
grajjh wire and a wash pole, aided and abetted
by an old woman who has apparently not yet been
arrested for aiding in the escape of a criminal.
"Red." whose family lives at No. 127« Third ave
nue, has become a familiar sight to the officers of
the Children's Court. His chief diversions are
shooting craps and stealing junk, and It was for the
latter offence that he was in trouble on "Wednes
day. He had b«en remanded to the care of the
Gerry society by Justice McAvoy, and was waiting,
with other offenders, to be taken to the headquar
ters of the society.
Patrolman Patrick was in charge of the room,
where forty young offenders were being held, and
ho was out of sight of the pen for a few moments
when "Red" and a friend took French leave. They
ran 'along: a corridor and mounted to the roof by
a ladder. There on» boy was caught by Patrick,
but "Red" was swinging over an open court from
a telegraph wire, and the officer looked on In
amazement as th»» boy swung out to a point ten
feet- above «n abandoned stable and dropped to
safety. Then he leaped out and slid down a wash
pole which led to the- bf.ck yard of a Third avenue
tenement house. Here an old woman opened the
door and let him out. The boy had not been found
last night.
Fred 0. Murray Not Guilty of Conspiracy to
Defraud Erie County.
Buffalo. Aur. Ifi After tli« presentation of the
people's case to-day acninst Frei o. Murray, in
connection with the "cemetery scandal," Justice
Sutherland directed the Inry to return a verdict of
nor guilty on th»' Rroim-l that no evidence hnd he^n
Introduced to sustain the indictment of conspiracy
hroiight fit,'ainst the collector of custom*. Mr.
Murray was discharged.
Frederick Howard, the former supervisor, who
began the Investigation in the "cemetery scandal."
testified thai Murray helped him In every way
during the Investigation before handing the matter
up to the grand jury. At a meeting of the Howard
committee, the witness said. Murray declared that
if the supervisors allowed anybody to rob the county
of $80,000 every supervisor ought to be indicted.
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[By Telegraph to The Tribune. J
Scranton, Perm., Aug. 16.— Erie Company,
which operates collieries at Forest City, Mayfleld,
Dunmore, Avoca, Old Forge. Plttston and Port
Griffith, has reduced the price for cutting top and
bottom rock 17 cents a yard. Every one of the
thousand miners In the company's employ is
affected. The miners say tli^y have also been in
formed they will not he paid for balling water
hereafter. If the company declines to restore the
former rates the grievance will he taken to the con
ciliation board.
Birmingham, Ala . Aug. Hi.— A dispatch from
Wylan, In the heart of the Pratt Mines district.
Fays that provisions were distributed to-day, as
usual, to the striking coal miners, hut the miners
were Informed that this would be the last distribu
tion, an.l that the strike at the mines of the four
big furnace companies which has been on tor two
years would be called off next Monday, as the result
of the special convention of union miners held in
Birmingham this week. The strike, has cost the
miners' organization over a minion dollars.
The throe-story frame dwelling on the south side
of Manhattan street, near Twelfth avenue, be
longing to the estate of -Mayor Tiemann.' was
destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. John Burke,
who jumped from the building, which had beer!
unoccupied for years, was arrested and vraa hell
In $1,000 ball by Magistrate Cornell.
Put-In-Bay. Ohio. Aug. 16.— At to-day's session of
the Ohio Bankers' Association here, resolutions
were adopted by which the association declared it
self in favor of immediate legislation by Congress
to roster and protect American shipping and ex
port trade, and, to provide a naval reserve for the
greater efficiency of American .sea power; declaring
for national and state legislation forbidding dqiwj
cnl contributions by national banks nnd other ror
porations, and requesting the revision of present
Ohio banking laws Among the speakers to-day
were Charles fcJ. Townfu»nu. of Jackson \iir-h .
William A. Prendergast ?f"? f" New Yort?%* Ua,n
Berryman, of the I nton Trust Company Pittshiir!?
and M. & Ingalls. of Cincinnati. Mr Ingaifs
created something of a stir by declaring that x\ '
greatest menace to American business and bank
ini? interests to-day Is the various trade laws which
have been passed, particularly the Hepburn and th"
The peace of that part of The Bronx near the
New York Zoological Park was disturbed last night
by roaring and howling by tigers, lions and leo
pards in the lion house. Borne of those disturbed
thought the keepers had lost control of the animals
but It was learned later that a tire in the cellar or
the lion house hnd caused the uproar. The flr* was
discovered tn time to prevent iniury 'to the ani?
male, although tUey were nearly blinded by smokel
The origin of the nre is nob known! •■■■•>
jk .ffitoMfr *%*
Store Closes at 5 P. M. Saturdays at 12 o'clock.
Mission Furniture
In the August Sale
The strong, handsome simplicity of Mission Furniture has wHMUfai
its excellence for, the furnishing of den, library, living-room or hall, la
roomy, comfortable. Easily cleaned and not easily marred or damaged. R
is little wonder that the popularity of this quaint furniture has growi it
great. Of course, there are imitations of this standard style of whfch »
much cannot be said ; but this furniture we tell you about comes from sotae
of the best manufacturers in America. Every piece is splendidly made, to
last a lifetime.
An idea of the variety and the re
Odd Pieces
Many shapes and sizes of Book-
Book Shelves. Magazine Stands. Small
Stools. House Desks, mostly In weathered or
fumed oak: a few in birch, mahogany
At $2.50. from $B.so— Foot Stool, with
Spanish leather top.
At $4. from $«— Stand with top for jar
At $8. from $10— Green oak Book or Mag
azine Stand.
At $8. from $10— Pedestal.
At $8. from Bookcase, one glass door.
At $10. from Cabinet; mahogany:
for book* or curios.
At $9. from — Bookcase: open front;
three shelves and top.
At $5. from Umbrella Stand.
At $12. from $19 — Cabinet and Book
Trough: mahogany.
At $2.75. from $4 — Foot Stool: leather top.
At $9. from $11— Serving Table; green
At $11. from $17— Cabinet with closet;
mahorany finish.
At 510. from Book Shelves: one glass
At $12.50. from $14 — Open Table Desk.
At $6. from — Magazine Stand and
Book Trough.
At $». from $14— Library Table; one
drawer and shelf.
At $7. from $11— Center Table: one
drawer, shelf and top.
At $33. from $40— Library Table; drawers
on both sides.
At $14. from Square Table; medium
size: mahogany.
At $18. from Library Table: book
compartment on each end.
At $30. from $37.50 Library Table; ma
hogany finish; Spanish leather top.
The August Sale of Furs
Buying Furs in August is a rather unusual proceeding, but when hand
some new fur coats and small furs in the latest styles and exceptionally wtH
made can be bought at such large savings, careful women are glad to mate
the purchase a couple of months ahead of need-time. We simply took ad
vantage of trade conditions and had these excellent furs made up as we
wished them, and still secured very handsome concessions in price.
We want you to examine thoroughly every piece, just as we did before
we permitted it to be shown in our stocks.
The excellence of the furs is their first virtue, the large savings in prat
are your incentive to buy now. We will place the furs in cold storage;
and keep them for you. without charge, until you wish them sent home.
Some hints of the extraordinary values offered are printed below:
Women's Black Broadcloth Coats, lined
throughout with clear gray and white Ger
man dressed and sewed squirrel: collars of
whol* Persian lambskins; at $36. worth 155.
Large saddle-shaped Mink Muffs, made
with four stripes. Good value at 535. now
Small Ermine Ties: good quality: clear
white; at $10, worth $15; at $25. worth l$&.
Muffs at $35, worth $50.
Lon» Russian Foal Coats; French black
dyed skins: large shawl collar and deep,
cuffs of lynx; at $85. worth $125: and
trimmed with braid, at $65. worth $100.
Persian Lamb* Blouse Coats, with deep
skirts: made from good well-matched skins:
heavy brocade linings; collar and lapels of
blended marten or blended mink; at $115,
worth $150. Persian lamb and mink, at
$160. worth $200.
Long Scarfs and large, handsome Muffs of
excellent quality black lynx, containing
much fleece. Exceptional value at $22. now
at $16 each.
Black Caracul Coats: 53 Inches Ion*;
made of strong, serviceable, and very glossy
skins: lined with heavy silk brocade; at
$100, worth $135: at $150, worth $200.
Fine, large, clear white Ermine Muffs, at
$45. worth $65.
Very large Mink Shawls, made from
handsome dark natural mink skins; excep
tional value at $125. now $°0
Cleaning Up Stocks of Women s
Washable Suits and Skirls
Prices are very radically reduced today on sixty-five handsome Van
and Repp Suits, w^ich we wish to close out quickly.
The materials arc in various colors and plain white, made with hocj
Eton jackets, trimmed with lace, embroidery, strapping and piping: a num
ber with applique of lace. Skirts are in gored, circular and plarresi stv!c«.
trimmed with lace or bias folds:
$21 to $27.50 Suits now $13.50
$30 to $M Suits now $18.50
There are also a half dozen groups of Washable Separate Skirt*. »
follows :
50 White Duck Skirts, at $1 each.
40 White Duck Skirt?, at $1.50 each.
32 Skirts of white repp, duck and union linen, at $2.50 each.
20 White Union Linen and Duck Skirt*, at $3 each.
33 Union Linen Skirts, at $4 each. Second floor. Broadway.
21 fin* White Linen Skirts, at $6 each. Stewart EuiliiaS.
Formerly A. T. Stewart «fr Co..
Broadway, Fourth Avenue, Eighth to Tenth Strce's*.
Illinois Cattleman Arrives at Hospital One
Hour After Brother Dies.
Michael Rush, a prosperous cattleman, with a
large ranch at Rockford. II!.. arrived at the Hud
son Street Hospital at 9 a. m. yesterday, after a
race half across the continent, to be at the bedside
of his brother James, who was In the hospital, a
victim of typhoid fever. James had died one hour
before his brother reached the hospital.
Six years a*.> Michael left Ireland to try his lurk
In the New WorlJ. He took up ranching at rtock
for3, 11l . and pr>sper*?d. A few weeks ago Michael
sent for James to join him on his ranch In this
country. James arrivM in thai city arcut ten days
ago and put up at Mills Hotel No. 1. in Bleecker
street, before taking the Journey West. After h«
l.ail been ashore a day or two he was taken sick
and the doctors pronounced him suffering from
tynhoid fever. He was removed to the Hudson
Street Hospital about a week ago and his brother
Michael was Informed.
Three days ago Michael 'eft his ranch and tool:
an east hound train. The engine left the track.
completely wrecking one of the cars, causing a
long delay. As th-»ro was no prospect of the Jour
ney being resumed for some time, he hired an au
tomob'le and was driven sixty miles to another sta
tion, where he made connections, arriving at the
Hurisoa Street Hospital only tO find that hla
brother had died an hour beior*. hl3
uctions in price follows:
Arm Chairs
Arm chairs come In almost every £ z >.
some are small, others are hear- ,- ■
massive. Moat of them have seat and bsjfc
cushions la Spanish leather: other i ia^
Jnst th? seat In leather: still other. - AT .
wood seats. Some have adjustable |sj|
Ilk* Morris chain:
August Regular August P-;.'^-
Price Price Price PriV
57.50 $8.50 18.19 »j|
$8 $12 $1150 fig
IIS $19 $1425 $ie
$4S 148 $1« m
Bis; and little ones: frith broad ar- , sj i
without arms; leather cushions er «-*•,
comfortable and well made.
August Regular Augunt Esjtdcr
Price Price Price jwj.
$1* $25 $8 If
tS.S* 87 $12 ttt
$4 $9 $» $18
$7 $10.80
Various lengths from 4 to * feet T.*v~
seats, loose cushions; comfortable and gait
Augu*t Regular August Begtltr
Price Price Price PHt§
$35 $55 $23 D 8
$20 $20 $3« fa)
Third. Fourth and Fifth floors and
Basement. Stewart Building.
Large Skunk Shawls, ornamented with
two heads and four tails, at £13. worts V.L
lions Straight Ties: excellent quality; ttasa
with brocade, at $13. worth ISO. Lais*
Bishop Stocks, at $4. worth li HWura!
Skunk Muffs, at $10 and $12, worth HI and
The finest American Tr>x Shawls In tota
sable and Isabella color, at $21. worth 133:
ornamented with heads at the waist line, at
$22. worth 320. Fox Muffs at $14 a- s '-.
worth 119 and $22.
Caracal Ties, at $4. worth 9*. AstraUM
Ties at $4 and $•. worth S? and t% $mi
Muffs at $8. worth $9. Caracul Muffs si
$12. worth $17.
Mink Stocks at $9 and $15, worth 914 sat
522. Shawls at $33 and $55. worth $45 sat
$70. Muffs at $21. $35 and $40. worth »i
$45 and $M.
Lynx Shawls at $25. worth $4'\
Persian Paw Sets at $11. $13 mti i
worth $15. $17 an<l $2'\
Blue Lynx Muffs at $16. worth $22. Scar*)
at $13. worth $20. Shawls at $20, worth $».
Black Lynx Ties at $8 and $15. worth til
and $22.
Squirrel Ties at $3 and $5. worth 15
and $8.
Second floor. Broadway.
Stewart Building.
L^vyer*s Chauffeur Now on Bail for P
Separate Charges of Sp? ediig.
James Newman, ctiaaffvttr to Samuel I'nw***^
was arraigned again vwtertUy. charjted "^"^IT
ins Ms machine, and was heir! kg fi>™ *» a tat J~Z
Newman was attested last nirh«- When >'e^»*
was arraißii',l Masistraic Cornell said: _
"Newman, you hnv«- b»>»n before ir.o on s nuS^
of occasions -> ; , the, same chary*. 1 will seed
downtown, wfeerc soni«o,M whi> wa3 fitting Is
ronrt rerently W fjj >. av^ an or;x>rri.n!ty t» ■•Jj
th« hum pcr.altlen he promised for prisoners
ar.> arrested a second time tor a similar offee?*
Magistrate t'ornfl? #aa refefrlnc to Justice^
Ifr. Newman i* n»r- a.ly out on bail «*a'ti s s
for a similar ..ffo-M* When Masistra'e
was liform^it that Newman was Mr. tnterc*
chauffeur, he said: »• HA
. "If th»T* is anything that I hate to see. v »
pull* exercised." \
The Longarr* Athletic Club held one of *■ T
"entertaiameau" last night in Its »th *-^
house. It was a decidedly mild affair, ccC? Lm
largely of threo-round bouts by amateurs of * * 4
variety. There was not a knockout durt=f ~, )
evening. Mike Newman, the manager. •"■J^i
that, after Septem>>'r 1. the club was teJ^B
out "into a bena tld« athletic club" and l IS
round bouts. He guarantee that the." V,;
be no interference by the police.

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