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Viee-('hancclU<r Stevens of Xezc
Jersey and Others Made LL. D.'s.
Columbia University conferred eleven hundred
and forty degrees arid diplomas at the one hun
dred and fifty-four- annual commencement, which
took place in the university gymnasium yesterday
mornins;. in addition the honorary degree of Doc-
Mr of Lavs was conferred on Dr. Hermann Schu
macher, of the University of Bonn: George Brown
Tost. Henry t la -.- White, president of the Georgia
Stale Agricultural and Mechanical College, and
Frederic "William Stevens. Vice-Chancellor of New
The graduating students, the faculty, the uni
versity trustees and the council assembled in the
library at 10 o'clock. l>-d by Charles Lincoln
Hall, pre.lien: of the senior class, they proceeded
to the gymnasium. The column of black caps and
gowns was rel;e\ed here, and there by a touch of
color when the wind blew aside the gowns of the.
girl students and showed their white dresses.
The faculty, however, was resplendent in academic
regalia. The brilliant -orance and black of Prince
ton mingled with the crimson of Harvard, and
here and there were ; to be seen the Dartmouth
preen and the purple of Amherf-t plainly showing
The alma maters of the professors. Professor C. F.
Chandler -wore the scarlet gown of Oxford, while
Professors Brander Matt •■■,(? and Conn were no
■ ---'•- except the medal of the Legion of
Dr. Nicholas M. Eutier whs the last figure In
the loot parade, and he wore the deep crimson
p-->- -' Cambridge and a purple velvet hat denot
ing an honorary Oxonian decree. The faculty
filed to places on the platform, but the graduates
•wer* In a body en the floor of the hall. The uni
-,-, ■ orchestra, under the leadership of Profes
(o'rC. Rtibner. played selections from Tannhau?e r
•while the procession came into the building. • •
C-«"'- a- • ■; Olahem. the acting chaplain,
offered the < Bins; prayer, and then Dr. Butler
«--::-■ - the graduates as follows:
A most rt?rs:ster.t enemy of sound standards In
the tendency to de'lcht in the applause of the
crowd and in the ai-<~iann or the unthinking, the
immature jrd tin ill Form* M<">re than one
leader of men # past an. 3 pr*-sem. has been le<j
astray by The sfr<->nc temptation which this ten
dency offers. Sometimes one almost feels that the
noisiest policy passes for the besi and that that
■which is "at the. moment the most popular is p»n<"
*•..■ heid to .-.--. c. .• This confusion is the
Chief '•.-_■: to which democracy is exposed. Whit
—-■■■" contradicts what men oupht to
have, and to bring the two into harmony is the
pujirem* task alike of education and statesman
ship. Not the clamor of The crowd, hnwpvw angry
or however emphatic, but what Sir Thomas Brown*
rj-jaintly called "the judement of the judicious." is
the true standard of merit. To it we must con
rta.itly and hopefully repair. We should never be
terrptr-d or cajoled or frightened into deserting it All the Doers Removed to Organizations
Moreover, we soon learn that time is an element in s
£.1: w<:ghty judgments as to the excellence of ha- t,, • >t ™ t»^«^ *
man endeavor. If it be true that distance lends Place in JNew Jersey.
*"''.:' ■ to the -view, it Is aiso true that dls- '
tanc- pives i sense of true proportion and per- ,-„,;_, reined yesterday at the pide-a-Wee Home
rp»cti\e »nd an --'-;■•■■ -„ take notice of the wuic» ' "'""' *.',*.»- -* i ovmotnn aye
-„--.; action* and undertakings. for Friendless Animals, at No. 36 Lexington.ave
. „ , nu* and not a "doczie" barked to disturb the
In all seven honorary degrees were conferred. LSaT^f neUborS tenants. There was not a
J. Maybe* Walnwright. of the class of « and * : , an , .;':.,,.,■..„ a t the home, all the lusty
rnerr.ber of the New York Assembly from West- gg ggSSgg tak e n an early train for
Chester County, was awarded an honorary decree ™;.' p . irk N - „_ wh ere the Bide-a Wee has
cf Master of Arts upon presentation by Professor "^Wj a country home for Its canine boarders.
AY W. Jackson. a 1.-, of Science desree Ju^ P r V* I'h "- K.bbe. president of the Bide
wa, conferred on Charles Freeman William Sic- [■£££ «ma letter yesterday to the Health De
°— cr Princeton University^ Consul Genera; *" ; ln reply to and )n explanation of the com-
But.2 accepted the honorary decr~ of IX. D. n^.^ beer, mad€ against the noise
for Hermann Schumacher, of the University of I •■*■ '' _ OVO V , he home She said an unusual num
Bonn. who was absent. Dr. Schumacher was the ™« « d ogs ha d been housed recently, pending their
first cf the Ka:se r Ulttelm professors of German l!L*val to the Jersey home . In view of Mrs.
bm "-' M -■ Columbia. j Kibbes promise to s« that the home did not be-
NEf.- JERSEY MAN HONORED i come objectionable to tenants in the vicinity, the
Protege Francis M / Burdick presented Vice- , Health Department decided to allow the hometo
Chancellor Stevens, bt New Jersey, for the same remain in its present quarters until further com
honor. Henry Clay White, of Georaia. and George plaints were received.
Brown Post, the architect, were the racfpiAtta of „_" ttc vi'-attvd
honorary L.U D.> upon bete, presented by Pro- FIST BLOW ON NECK KILLS WAITER.
fetsors Chandler and Hamlin. respectively. I»«in
Van Am.-ir.c*- introduced the Rev. Lea Luquer. of : <?
the cla.es of '52 and rector of St. Matthew's J,J an Who Hit Him. K/10W11 Only as •'John,
Church. Bedford. N. V.. Bar the decree of Doctor , — . - .
cf Sacred Theology. ah of the men receiving j Disappears After Cate xig^nt.
) rharl-s Kohl, a waiter employed In the Cafe"
' Metropole No. 13? Second avenue, died soon after
' beini* strack on the neck last nlgrht by a man who
was known to the witnesses of the affair only as
-John" and who disappeared. According to John
Burkhirdt. a waiter, of No 120 Second avenue.^
I -,-■ the man who .vis known to him as 'John
treat 'into the Cafe lletropole. Kohl was sitting
at a table as they entered.
A -on n as the couple seated themselves Kohl
began abusing "John. 1 calling him a "strong
arm guV and a "bum "John- struck Kohl a
IZ- on the Tide of the neck with his fist. Kohl
sank down into a rhair and ".John" wenjout
Kohl was dead when a doctor arrived. Burkhardt
*as arrested as a material witness.
Ftaten Islanders will in a few days have the
benefit of an improved train service on th* Totten
i Division of the Btatsn l^iani Railway Com
' .. Th e new schedule Issued on May -' by that
r'mpar.y and .he Stater, Wand Rapid Transit^Com
n rv was not entirely satisfactory to the Public
£"vice Commission At a confer*™* with Com
mi-sioner McCarroJl. V'ice^resident Camnellof the
companies agreed to restore the train on the Tot
tenvTlle Division connecting with the ferry leaving
Manhattan at 4:20 P. M. a, also the train on the
£ division connecting with the boat leaving
Manhattan at 5:15 P. M. . „ , „ .
The train leaving Tottenville at 1:3 A M. and
that leaving St. George at 6:53 P. M. will both mop
at G^»t Kills. Instead of tho two trains con
nectinr with boats leaving Manhattan at midnight
and 1:15 A. M.. one train will be run hereafter to
The orphans' automobile day committee has sent
nit an appeal for cars for the third annual outing
for orphans on June I. when the children will be
taken to Coney Wand. A blank has bekn made
out by the committee asking those who will lend
their cars to state how many persons the machine
will hold; whether the machine is covered; where
H can l-e found on the day of the outing, and If
tn * owner of the machine wishes it assigned to
any particular institution. This information should
be sent to R. G. Howell. chairman of tb.« car
par*ds committee, .No. 1657 Broadway,
Compare the Shape
of the child's foot with the
shoe he wears, and you will
bee the wisdom of selecting
the Co-ward Good Sekbe Shoe ;
not only on account of the
natural chape last, but for
the support it gives to the
arch and ankle: A feature
peculiar to this shoe, and
a great help to the child.
268-274 Greenwich St., N. Y.
Sui 'W.taxMf fcist.'T
feail Order* Filled. &** for C«Ulpg»e.
honorary decrees were on the platform with the
faculty, and after they had been presented with
their diplomas. Dr. Rudolf Tombo decorated them
individually with the appropriate academic hoods.
« ith the completion of the exercises in the gym
nasium the faculty and graduates marched to St.
Paul's Chapel, where two bronze torcheres were
presented to the university by Herbert 1,. Sat
terjee on behalf of the class of 83.
Julian T. Davies. president of the Alumni As
sociation, presented the statue of Alexander Ham
ilton which was recently erected in front of Ham
ilton Hall.
About eleven hundred sraduates sat down to the
alumni luncheon in the gymnasium early In the
afternoon. The graduating dam was The guest of
the association, J Maybe* Wainwrijrht. in ending
his speech on "The College Man." said be hoped/
that President Butler would be spared to a more"
active service In the -state. Somebody yelled.
'•What's the matter with Governor Butler?" and
in an instant everybody was on his fet't cheering.
The "Governor '" Butler turned into a "Taft ami
Butler" cry, and a speech was demanded of Dr.
Butler. »
He said In reply . that he possessed only one
qualification for the Governorship so far as he
knew, and that was the ability to control his
temper. He then surprised the alumni" by explain
ing the mystery of the identity of the donor of the
college building. Hamilton Hall. He said that in
the fail of ]904 John Stuart Kennedy, one of the
university trustees, gave the university $50O.0"0 for
the erection of a "home for the college." the
The parade from the library to the gymnasium. wh»re the commencement exercises were held
ground for which wa.<= broken in the following:
spring and the building dedicated early in 1907.
It was announced that the T.cuhat prizes for th»
best works published in the English language upon
subjects relating to North America had been award
ed to Herbert I*. Osgood, professor of history in
Columbia University, and to Thomas A. Hughes.
These prizes are awarded once in every five years.
The prize of the Alumni Association of Columbia
College was awarded to Frederick Hamilton Rindce.
jr.. 'OS. and the Gcore»> "William Curtis medals were
awarded to Fremont A. Higgins, "08, and I. H. Lev
imhal. .'<*>. Paul W. H. Winilels, .'OS. was the recipi
ent of the Chanter historical prize. and the Van
Buren. prize In mathematics was awarded to Paul
Weaver, 'OS. The belles-lettres prize? in Columbia
College were awarded as follows: R. I>. Roeder,
";<'•: G. W. Crenyn, '10, and .T. H. Cotton, "11. The 11
lig medals in enKineering were awarded to 1...
W. Jones. H. A. Thomas and E. C. Jones, members
of the graduating classes, and the Darling prize
in mechanical engineering was won by George E.
In fhe school of architecture the MrKirn fellow
ship was awarded to W. I. Bottomley, '06. Ber
gen Davis won the Adams Research fellowship, and
the Kohn mathematical prize In BarnarQ College
was awarded to Mab«?l Louise Peterson. Edward
McC. Sait was awarded The Tappan prize In con
stitutional law, and Harold Korn received the H.
C. Runner medal.
District Attorney Tells Why He
Treated Case Flippantly.
[By Ti>l»gTaph to The Tribune.]
Eliznbethtbxvn. N. V . May 27. -The hearing of
the charges of the KMn« committee r.galnst District
Attorney Jerome was finished here to-day, frank
lin Pierce, counsel for the committee, spent prac
tically the entire day summing up his case, but
just before the close Mr. Jerome »j>oke for a few
moments, explaining his flippant attitude through
out the hearing, t'ommfssiont r Hand wi!l prob
ably have his report ready for the Governor by
June IS.
Mr. Pierce said to-night that if Mr Jerome was
not removed as a result of this hearing new
charges would be prewired against him. based on
hi^s- throwing dice with the 'Ryan boys" for $1 a
throw and drinks, and his dinners with E. R.
Thomas and William R. Montgomery.
"'.Jerome is a menace to the morals of New York
City." said Mr. Pierce, "and he should be removed
from ofPce anyhow. We will keep up the fight."
Mr. Jerome was aTiiwd of a long list of serious
"i-rimes" of both omission and commission to-day,
and Mr. Fierce "spread it on thick," while the r>i.">
trict Attorney listened with a nonchalant air,
sometimes <=;rol!ir;r >ut to smoke r» cigarette. Ac
cording to Mr. Pierce. District Attorney Jerome
w ts the "worst kind of an anarchist." a would-be
destroyer nnd debauchfr of th» "sacred grand jury
system " a perverter of the morals nf the youth of
N'-« STork. and many nior^ things or. this order.
The President was several times referred to by
(■nuns' 1 ! ( ince Mr. Pierre said that were he now
Governoi of this state hp would remove Mr. Je
rome quicker- than he dirt Mr. Gardiner. Another
time he referred to him as a great, anarchist. Mr.
Pierce said he was no pmsimist, and with the same
breath he asserted that all American institutions
and everything else were going rapidly to the devil.
The lawyer spoke with great earnestness. j?qth
sides will have until June 10 to file supplements
Mr Jerome and Francis P. Garvan; his assistant,
left the Hotel Windsor in the touring car of Mr.
Frank with William B. Van Ing<?n this afternoon.
The two last men mentioned were members of the
January grand jury, which Investigated the Ice
Trust and the affairs of the Metropolitan Street
Railway Company. They are friends of the District
Attorney, and have been here since Mr. Jerome
came up. a fact which furnished Mr. Pierce with
ammunition for saying "that Jerome had the grand
jurors so entirely under his control that they fol
lowed him from plac to place."
It was well toward the end of the day when Mr.
Pierce began his attack on Jerome for "rolling the
bones" with the "Ryan boys" for $1 a throw and
drinks thrown in.
"Where was the place they threw dice in?" asked
Commissioner Hand, amid laughter. "Really, I am
awfully sorry. Mr. Pierce thought you would let
me off if I was penitent," said Jerome.
"If you really were." said Mr. Pierce. Then hf
went on to tell how fond mothers some years aso
named their offsprings after Mr. Jerome. ■.Vow."
he thundered, "news of Jerome's dicing has gone
all over the state, setting a horrible and debasing:
example to the youth of this country. Think of
the infinite harm it must have done!"
"Well, Mr. ' Pierce," interrupted Commissioner
Hand, "if you hadn't brought it out yourself at
on* of the bearings it never would have h«en pub
lished, so it's really you who are responsible for
any effect it may have on the young people."
The crowd shouted.
With reference to his dinner with Mr. Montgom
ery, Mr. Jerome interrupted to say that that din
ner was at Halm's, where they also throv dice.
Only that place Is mostly frequented by justi<re; of
the Supreme Court.
Once, after he had recited what he termed "some
ot Jerome's particularly disgraceful conduct," Mr.
Pierce walked over to Jerome and, shaking his
hand in the latter's face, declared: "Oh. shame!
Where is thy blush?" The effect was lost on Mr.
Jerome, for he only laughed. It was his having
E. R. Thomas as his guest at a dinner at the City
Club, when the latter was under indictment, and
then advising him to change his counsel, that
caused Mr. Pierce to open wide the flood gates of
his wrath and let its boiling waters descend un
siemnr-d on Mr. Jerome's head. After the sum
ming up a number of persons went up and con
gratulated Mr. Jerome.
Mr. Jerome spoke as fellows:
I had Intended to make no reply. tout I do want
to say this, sir. that, though I have perhaps
seemed 1,1 approach the whole matter with a lack
of seriousness, it has no' been at all that I had any
disrespect for your honor or disrespect for pro
ceedings Instituted by the Governor's warrant,
however little 1 may have approved of his judgment
in having a hearing of this character. 1 have ap
proacned it with a feeling th.it it was a matter that
was entitled to be dealt with seriously, and would
have lik»-d to. but all through it, as your honor
has seen, there has run a clear, undefined vein of
humor, so that it was only by putting myself un
der severe restraints when I came to summing up
that ! could have avoided a celebrated quotation
from "Alice In Wonderland":
"The time hap come." the lawyer ss&li, "to talk of
many thlnim.
Of sh'->»!" and ■hips and realing wax. of cabbages an!
And wiiv the »ea is t-"tl!ntc hot and »heth»r p!j;n have
The whole struck me as having a grotesqueness,
knowing the testimony as 1 did, and I have dealt
with it flippantly. I know that, and an apology is
due to you. Sir, for having dealt with it in tint
way: but bear in mind, sir, that, when you fight
for sixteen years to do the right thing in a com
munity; when you have made the bent years of
your life a sacrifice to serving the public; when all
of your opportunities of progress and advancement
in life from the official side have been laid as)
simply because you are working at a political Job
and you have hung on to It when you wanted to
let go; when the day has long passed when It was
any honor or pleasure to you and nothing but your
obligation! to those that put you there required
you to remain there; when the trust which had
been placed in you required you to remain there
and do certain things; when a pack of yelping
hounds conic down the path after you, when you
»cc lying back of the whole thing the egotism of
a broken old man, on the one hand, the unfaithful
ness ot your former assistant, Osborne, and ih<*
antagonism of Shearn and "The New York World"
people; when you nee all of the miserable back
biting and underground dirty work that is being
done to ruin a reputation, a reputation that ha
stayed spotless, man and boy, for forty-nine ear
In the city of Xew York. I could hardly have dare
to have treated this thing seriously because of m
own olandir.g here. Representing myself as attor
ney and ..('ling on no person to represent me. I
could have hardly d<red to have treated the thin?
in any ott>r way. because I couldn't have been
assured of controlling my own feelings.
I should r. t like to tfpr-ak as lam now speaking
but it Is a bitter thing to me to be brought to con
front, to be humiliated (n this way. hen these
charges Hmr reached me they took me back to the
*jk.». ■ > .-<■--. * 1 felt as it ': MM of »m wh,o
stood before the Roman Senate Ith the vouchers
in his hand to show that he had not speculated
with public funds of which he was accused, and
with the proof in his hands he tore them to shreds
ami threw them on Die ground. That is the feeling
with which i approached this natter originally, and
was only chanced as I reflected that the office was
not, mine, thai the office was the office of those
who plnrecl me there by their votes
Remaking a defence 1 consider thai I have de
meaned myself personally, ami perhaps the Mtter
est thing that has come to me in my whole life
ha.« been to stsind up and make a defence — male* a
defence to such materials, to .^uch i-hnrees. after
the life 1 have livf.l there and the work 1 have
don«» there, and I have only done i; because of
those who worked fr-r me rind voted for me and
placed me there ,md whose love and respect I had
and have f..-(!,iy. That is what prompted m* to
m;-ke m> riefence and. if I hare treated thin mat
ter flippantly. l» has K*>en tv?caus? mv own keen
sense of humor has shown me the humorous side
of it. am 1 It ims not been 'ci rrnse I hare lacked
respect for yon. hut it has been because I have
hardly darr^ to tr^nt i' from any other stand
point, because, had I done so. I would not have
been able tc retain any. self-po^sesston.
There were more than one pair -of wet eyes when
Mr. Jerome finished his explanation of the way he
had conducted I himself .it the hearings. Several
times his voice broke from •■motion.
Justice Golf, her, seen at his home. No. SI? West
l<Mth street, last night, and asked what eminent
he bad to make on the references to him which
Mr. Jerome made in his summing up before tr.e
King investigating committee, replied: "I do not
wish to make any statement. I suppose the poor
man is excited v -.., his present position, hut I
have no quarrel with him. However, I have noth
ing to say. If I had p statement to make, I wcuM
not make it at this time."
[From The Tribune Bureau.]
Washington, May IT.
ORDERS ISSUEB.— The following orders have
been issued:
•' Captain C. M"X. WIICSLOW. detached the Navy Depart
ment; to command the Ne» Hamp.«lr.r<-
Ccmmander F M. B<~>~TWtCK. detached the 10th Ucht
house Distrirt; inVmmanJ :h? Buffalo
• "'■inman.ler S R. I'SHBR; to th» bur«au of navigation
Lieutyrunt Commander F. 1,. SAWYER, detached the
& i.tli Dakota; t-> rh* New Jersey.
Lieutenant Commander F. B. ITPHAM. <l»tached the
■ New .I»r«»\ . to the South Dakota.
, L.i»ut»nant W. K. WORTMAIC. to chars? cult teg
. Cincinnati, vie- Lieutenant V. 5. HOUSTON: to the
Lieutenants (Junior rra<>» B. V. RHOAPES an-i W. W.
SMYTH and Pas*erl A«!<i«tant Paymaster W. L. - F.
SIMOXPIETRIE, . ommissioned.
, Lieutenant T. 'A. COTTEX." to Naval War College.
I ra.«!sf<i Assistant ?ur»«)n G. M MAYERS, continue Naval
1 Hospital. Ma;» Island , ■ • . .
lA««l.«tant Pur^eon E. V REED. d*tached the Charleston:
to the navy \ar.!. Mar* Island.
| Assistant S.ire»>rvn I>. H. CASTO. detached the Maine; f>
i naval station. Guam.
i Assistant ?urjreon C. B. HUNGER. d«taeh»d the Sup
: ply: tn th» Maine.
[ Assistant Surgeon E. H. H. OLD. detached Saral Hos
pital, i.'anarao: to Washington, examination for pro
motion, ih'-n wait order?
1 Actinic Assistant Surceon H. B. U'MVRDO, to training
I ptation, fan Francisco. i \. -» Assistant .■ :re»-'n C J.
HOI. KM AN. to the i-harleston
Pay Inspector H. A. DENT, deta'-h-i the Connecticut;
to the Wesl Virginia. June 3 , \lt? Pa' Inspector
I R. D RYAN: wait ord-r=.
' Pa-. Inspector S. M'BOWAN. detached the Navy De
partment: to th» Connecticut. June .to
Chaplain W V. RFAN'OI.I'?. detached the Franklin. Jun«
r.O. to th» Pacific fleet.
. Captains E. W. BA.VKKR and C. R. SANDERSON. aj>-
I pointed in marine corps.
i movements of vessels have been reported to the
i Navy Department:
Msy CO — The Paducali. at Qnantanamo: the Fhihtuiae, at
Poti au Prince; ''-<• Justin, at San Francisco; the
Missouri, at Mare Island.
May — The North Carolina, from Norfolk ten New
"York: the Morris, from Norfolk for Chesapeake Say;
the I'r'Mo. th# Perry, the r«a\i<>. the Fox ar^d Ihe
Farraeut. from Sausallto (<r Eureka; the Justin,
from Mare Island for fan Francisco; the Dolphin,
from Philadelphia for Washington; the Marietta,
from Port »'i Prince for Cuantanamo; the Yorkt?-.»n.
from Mare Island for Astoria; the Birmtnsham. from
Key West for GaantanaoM
City to Retain Proceeds from Sale of
Buildings on Subway Routes.
The Mayor. Controller and other members of the
Sinking Fund Commission, which met. yesterday,
were or one mind, and that was that the Public
Service Commission, while it niJjrht consist of
estimable gentlemen, was not the proper custo
dian of funds received from the sal* of buildings
on subway routes. The Controller said that there
was a law for such a request, but he added that
the turning over of th» money was subject to the
' approval of the Sinking Fund Commission.
1 Mr. Metz said there were few buildings to be
I sold now. but that in time many pieces Of property
'• may be bought for subway and other routes and
' the money might amount to million--. He thought
It should go to the sinking fmd-for the lowering
of taxes and not to the Public Service Commis
sion, to help build subways.
••It certainly might amount to millions." said
the Mayor, "and we do not concur in the opinion
of the Public Service Commission."
The Controller was instructed to Inform the
Public Service Commission that the Sinking Fund
Commission would hold on to nil the funds it
The commission approved plans for the new Old
Slip station house, though chief Engineer Withing
ton of the Finance department again criticised
the costliness ct the police stations and the lack
of method in designing them. He said eighty new
station houses are to be bu:!t and that at the
present rate they would cost at (east $6,^),f»v> more
than .they should. The chief engineer said $30,000
could be saved on the Old Slip building, but the
commission approved the plans.
President Ahearn asked for the Delancy street
incinerator and power plant, to use It as an as
phalt making plant, after spending SldVno for
repairs. The request will be taken up later.
Cartridge Company Fined $2,000 — Giordani
Named, Too.
Hartford, Conn., Stay 27. -Jose M. Giordani and
the Union Metallic Cartrridpe Company of Bridge
port were Indicted in the United States District
Court yesterday for attempting to send munitions
of war to Hayti, labelled "v«" v« i -enl." As Giordini
is held in New York he coulc 1 not be in court, but
William F. Henney, for the Union Metallic Car
tridge Company, entered v plea of guilty, and
Judge P!att Imposed the maximum fine of $2,000
and costs. Giordani will be wrought to this Juris
diction later to answer to the indictment against
The Grand Jury tiled additional indictments yes
terday for grand larceny against Regulus Shlppey
and James Gundlach. who are in the Tombs under
heavy ball. Th? complainant in this case is Alfred
Vischer, novelty manufacturer, of No. «;i Broad
way, who charges that on August 19 Gundlach ob
tained three notes from him for {6,000.
Memorial Day, May 30, marks the opening of the Summer season at th«
preat seashore resorts of the New Jersey Coast. Occurring this year on Satur
day. thousands will" avail themselves of the opportunity of visiting one of the forty,
pleasure places which line the one hundred and twenty-five miles of <x*eaa beaiix.
A-bury Park and Long Branch will be especially attractive oa Memorial Day.
The entire beach front at Asbury Park will be illuminated at night by thousands of
incandescent lights. There will be fine band concerts in the Arcade, a higb^class
theatrical -ntertainment at the Casino; all the boat docks on Deal Lake will 'be
opened and surf bathing will be inaugurated.
Long Branch will havp a special G. A. R. celebration with a street parade m
the morning and a patriotic address in the afternoon. Bxcycle races will be
held at Manasquan.
An elaborate celebration will be held at Wildwood. There will be a bis
parade, a Slay Polo dance on the beach, the launching: of the floral boat in honor
of dead naval heroes, an.'. I hi? base ball pane. Sea Isle City will hold a simi
lar celebration. Ocean City will celebrate the day more quietly but not the Its*
Atlantic City and Cape May will be important points of interest for Me
morial Day parties. The deli>ht> of IsMfM two resorts are too well known to need
description. All The Summer pleasures will be inaupirated.
The Pennsylvania Railroad affords direct and convenient service to all of
these resorts. Increased service to and from Lon» Branch and Asbury Park under
the early summer schedule has been recently established To Atlantic City
through trains leave New York at 9.x> A. M.. 2.-55 P. It week-day.; 1.23 P. M.
Saturdays -only; 7.."» A. M. Sundays. Connecting trains for Cape May leave- Km
York 7.20 A. M. week-days, 12.10 A. M. Sundays. Time tables may be obtained
of any Ticket Asrent. .
"simplicity" in design and color.
The Bedroom— the Dining Room— the
Living Room— are all given perfect ex
pression, where the need of "comfort in
simplicity" forms the entire basis of this
Grand Rapids Furniture Company
34 and 36 West $2d Street
Between Broadway and Fifth Avesse
Says Attorney Has Proof That
Family Wished Marriage Annulled.
Mrs. Evelyn Thaw replied yesterday in a lon^
statement to the one made on Tuesday by Colonel
Franklin Bartlett. counsel for Mrs. William Thaw,
in which it a.= said that she was receiving JI.OOO
a month and that the Tnaw family fa not re
sponsible for the annulment suit, which was
dropped on Tuesday. In her statement she said
In answer to the threatening and insulting state
ment issued by Colonel Bartleti in the name of
Mrs. William C. Thaw. Mrs. Evelyn Xesbtl Tha-v
has this to say. that th*> statement Is hi keeping
with the insincere attitude assumed toward her by
Mr. Thaw's relatives since the beginning of his
Daniel O'Reilly now reiterates that the annul- ,
merit proceedings were begun .it the behest, per
suasion ana solicitation of Colonel Bartlett and A.
Russeli I-eabodv. representing the Thaw family.
and. so thai the rjiicstion miv not be discussed
further 1 have in my possession the undeniable
proof in the handwriting of a member of the fam
fly and that there la so much Moot is known to
Colonel BsrtleM »nd A. Russell Peaboda Mrs. ]
Thaw deprecates a newspaper controversy, but
will resent -»? long as »he is able »w h in attack
as was contaln-d hi the interview- issued by Colonel
Mrs. Evelyn Thaw was at the offices of Par.!"!
O'Rel.'.y. ' her counsel, when the statement w«
Wedding Gifts
For the wedding seasoa we off~r the most attractive
stock of choice pieces of sterling silver in New York.
From small single pieces to the most elaborate of din
ner services an 4 chest combination*, we challenge
comparison as to Variety, Quality and Price.
Candlesticks Bread Trays Compotiers
Salad Bowis Berry Bowls Dainty Dishes
Jardirv.eres Baking Dishes Sandwich Dishes
Relish Dishes Finger Bowls Vegetable Dishes
Tea Sets After Dinner Coffee Sets Chocolate Sets
At our Fifth Avenue store we show an exquisite
stock of precious stone jewelry suitable for brides and
many dainty gifts for bridesmaids and ushers.
Al ->O * M \II>F> LANE.
In the production of Furniture
for Country living we have
adhered entirely to the theme of
ctven ';* She said her 1 -"" for th* ■ — "' had
no: sees bhhsi "I don t think that I will go to
Europe." ana saM In fact. I cannot make any
plans ahead, for I ssTt tell what ts liable to hap
Crowd Tries to Maul Prisoner Arrested for
Stealing Six-fingered Girl.
Louis Girard. a cigar maker, who later said tie)
was Faratis BucMs. a brother of Mrs. Joseph
Fo«calr». was arrested ye?t<«<liv :n connection
with the alleged kidnapping "* Mart* Ff»s
calo. five years eld. of No 272 Bleecker street,
on Saturday. Th» little girl's father. Joseph Fos
-all. reported tr> Police Headquarters that - 3
daughter was missing, and said he thought '••
had been kidnapped by Louis and Edward Girard.
He said that bis daughter could be identified by six
Bribers on each hand.
Patrolman Hampshire, if the Tenderloin statt'm.
was handling the crowd in front of the bulletla
board in Herald Square, -when he saw Gtrard.
When he attempted M arrest him 'he cro**-d tried
to interfere. Hampshire said the man was waatsd]
for JvHnappirig. and then the crowd immediately
-ranted to take the law into Ma own hands. Finally
Hampshire had to draw his club to protect his
prisoner. The crowd followed with threats anal

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