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ENE'S MAN HEARD ALL Corroborates Employer's Version of the Hocking Pool Sales. "HASKINS ASKED FOR AID" J. M. Fiske & Co. Hearing Throws More Light on Evi dence in the Lathrop Case. James R. Keene's bookkeeper and tele phone clerk, at the J. M Fiske & Co. hear ing before Seaman Miller, referee, yester day, corroborated the testimony as to his conversations with Henry S. Ha?kin-= which Mr Keene gave at a recent Lathrop-Ha* kins hearing. Mr. Keene had said that on January 18 Mr. Haskins told him if his firm couldn't place 3..VM shares of Hocking stock it would be mined, and that he, Keene, had offered to take l»f> shares of this amount if Has kins could get other members of the pool to help him out with the rest- William J. Ronan, the telephone clerk, heard roost of the conversation, which took place during a. conference between Keene and Catkins. lasting four hours, on the evening of January IS. The clerk was in the outer room leading to Mr. Keene's pri vate suite, and the door was open, he said. On this occasion, the -witness said. Mr. Keen- -was very much excited and dis turbed. The clerk confessed to eavesdrop ring. because he was interested in Hocking and knew that a critical period in the aX-. fairs of the pool was approaching. Mr. Haskins came in about 5 o'clock," paid Ronan. In answer to the questions of Jlalph "Wolf, attorney for the Fiske re ceiver. "I heard him saying that one of hie customers had lost $150,000 in Hocking flock. 'What has this to do with you?" at=ked Mr. K^ne, "You are not speculating, with your customer's money?' Hr. Keene then sent for the bookkeeper and asked for a memorandum of the pool members. "When this was brought Mr. Has kins taid he thought some of these allot ments were his. but was surprised there were so many gainst his name. After they got down the list, Mr. Keene said: 'My <".<>d. you have the whole pool! You have ever €0 per cent of all the stock.' "Then Mr. Keene told Mr. Haskins that lie would take l.»« oor 2.000 shares of Hock ing if Mr. Haskins would jro around and pot his friends to take lots of the stock." Ilonsn testified that on the morning of January 19 he listened, at Mr. Keene's di ivction, as Mr. Keen© had testified, to a < • i.v»-rsation between Jiis employer and Mr. '.iSKinr-. He could hear only what Mr. Kccm said, and repeated the latter's words «s follows: "How are you-?— 1 don't mean physically. Ma in regard to the Important matters we talked about last night.— You got some new Muff?— You mean securities?— That's fine.— You say there are £.000 shares of Hocking to buy; do you think they ought to be bought?— lf you are all right, and if you are sure that you are all right, buy the Stack through the- pool members, according to their allotment; but if you are not sure you are all right, don't buy a share." l«ater in the morning, the clerk said. Mr. »l iiin ■ and Mr. Little walked into the office, and because Mr. Little is deaf Mr. ;i;.vkMi<- said to Mr. Keene In a loud voice: • fore we could stop him, Criss bought 7,000 shares." "How did that occur? ' cried Mr. Keene, Recording to Ronan. "Your orders were to sen to pool members only, and under no ..Tier circumstances, and you could buy only fir. shares to Mil out the pool?" All tliis testimony was. to a large extent. ■Rom for word as Mr. Keene had described the incidents and the referee asked Ronan whether he had be«n present when Mr. Koene testified and had heard his testi mony. Ronan said that he had. <■ O. Hendricks. the bookkeeper, had heard only snatches of the conversation on the evening of January 18, but his testi mony, t-o far as it went, thoroughly corrob orated that of the telephone clerk. The next Plske h*aring was set for June * c . at 4p. m. POLICE LAWYER INDICTED Charged with Falsifying Evi dence to Appellate Court. Jacob Roufs. of the law firm of Grant & Houss, No- 53 Nassau street, -was held in J3.000 ball by Judge Swarm in General Set t-ions yesterday on an Indictment charging him with falsifying evidence when appeal ing to the Appellate Division XH the Su preme Court for the reversal of the dismis sal of Patrolman George A. Meoke from The police force in June. 11*07. The Indictment is similar to one found p. gainst Rouss during the Jerome adminis tration of the District Attorney's office, but which has rince hun«r fire. Mi ulis Iras reinstated by the Appellate Division, which criticised Commissioner Bmgham and hip deputy. Bert Hanson, be fore Menke was tried. According to th© < . ■?.= In the indictment, certain evidence alleged to have been presented nt the police trial, and- upon which the Appellate Di vision based its decision, was falsely certi fied to the higher court by the defendant. Former Commissioner Bingham and Mr. Hanson were witnesses before the grand •:ry .luring the week and supplied part of the testimony upon which the indictment p. gainst it"!-?? was based. TRIES TO ENJOIN BATHHOUSE Coney Island Taxpayer Says Special Legislation Is Needed. Decision was reserved yesterday by Jus tire Marcus, of the Supreme Court, In Brooklyn, in the argument on the injunc tion proceedings Instituted by Dr. Albert Chambers, a. Coney Island druggist, as a taxpayer, to enjoin the Controller and ..•her city officials from Issuing $175,000 of corporate bonds, which have been approved by the Board of Estimate, for the erection of a municipal bathhouse at the end of the Concourse, in Coney Island. W. .Li. C Mayer, counsel for Dr. Cham ber?, said the Concourse was a public high way, and that special legislative enact ment would be necessary for the construc tion of such a permanent obstruction as a bathhouse, just as it was in the case of the bicycle path along the • ><-«>ar; Park way. BUCKET SHOP CASE HEARING. At the continuation of the removal pro ceedings brought by th*» government ■gainst I»uis A. and Angelo Cella. and S«mue! W. Adl*r. under indictment Jit Washington on charges of conducting a bucket shop In the District in viola tion of a statute, basis A. Cella. was on ihe stand yesterday before United States • "ommiHsioner Shields. Adler was on the stand later In the day. Adler and Delia <3«-nied any connection with the prohibited business in "Washington. The hearing will Ik- contlnu»-d on Monday. . MAYOR SHUTS OUT WESTCH ESTER Mayor Gaynor has vetoed the two bills providing: for increasing the water supply of Mount Venion and other parts of West- hester County by making arrangements for tapping the Catskiii aqueduct and by nther mean* He states In a memorandum That it would be wrll to wait until the water is actually running from the Cats k-lls into Rw York City before passing zv.v bilie that might Impair the plans of the ciU> * EXPECT NEW INDICTMENTS Those Against Two Queens Offi cials Dismissed as Defective. The indictments atrain?? Matthew J. Goldner, former Sheriff, and Cornelius J. Burke, former Superintendent of Sewers, were dismissed by Justice Stapleton, sitting in the Supreme Court of Queens County, yesterday afternoon. Two indictments, one charging forgery and the other grand larceny, had been re turned against Goldner for alleged irregu larities said tc have been committed by him while in office under Joseph Cassidy. former Borough President. There were two indictment? against Burke, charging him with attempting to collect a fraudulent claim against the ctty while holding office under Borough Presi dent I<awr<>nrp CJresser. Both set? of indictment? had been at tacked in court by Clarence Edwards, coun sel for Burke, and Eugene N. L. Yming. representing Goldner. or, technical grounds. Justice Stapleton. in handing down his derision yesterday, directed that both cases be immediately resuhmitted to the grand jury for a reconsideration. This Is taken to mean that new indictments will be promptly forthcoming. MORE ROBINSON VOUCHERS Effort to Have Them Passed Upon in Disbarment Proceeding. Nlr.ety-four more vouchers of extraordi nary expenditures made by the law de partment of the Metropolitan Street Rail way Company while Henry A. Robinson was general counsel have come into the possession of Einar Chrystie. counsel for the Bar Association, which has brought disbarment proceedings against Robinson. Chrystie asked the Appellate Division yes terday to- send the additional vouchers to the referee appointed to hear the case against Robinson. Some of. these vouchers read: "Stout case. April 26. 1898; expenses in curred with three of plaintiff's witnesses. $29 S5. "O. c. Special services at Court House for five. $125. "Stiasney— General expenses with court I officers during four days of trial, $10; to court officers. $17 SO. "Burke— Expenses locating plaintiff's witness and interviewing him. including payment to him of four cab rides, in or der to make his acquaintance, $11 50. "Buessing— Expenses with court officials first day of trial term, ?5 each; to two court officers. $13 60. . "Farrell— Special expenses with jury, $5; expenses with witnesses for plaintiff in Brooklyn. $19 55." The Appellate Division disbarred yester day Slgmund Feuchtwanger and David W. Rockmore. FOUR PRICES. OR BE SUED Customs Officials Give Four Smugglers This Alternative. Two names were added yesterday to the list of persona charged with smuggling this week— those of Paul Bendix. a paper dealer, of No. 32 Union Square, who came in on the steamship DeotscMand" on Thursday, and S. H. Kal.n. of No. 139 Fifth avenue, who arrived on the steamship I^usltania. Mr. Kahn and Mr. Bendix. whose dec larations failed to show some jewelry they ba.i with them, received the alternative of paying four times its domestic value or depending on federal proceedings to col lect, and they, with Mrs. \V. B. Saunders and Miss Katherine L» Bauch. of Philadel phia, who arrived on the Adriatic, as told in yesterdays Tribune, will have until Mon day to make their decision. Mrs. Saunders and her niece. Miss Baugh, were to decirle whether to pay by last evening, but the time was extended. They loft for their home, Overbrook, a suburb of Philadelphia. Mr. Bendix's declaration seemed all right, and his baggage was passed, but Inspector Timothy Donohue rubbed against the pas senger a"hd then asked him about the con tents of his right waistcoat pocket. Mr. Bendlx was taken aback, but brought out three rings, one with a solitaire diamond, and two with each a five-stone diamond cluster. The rings were valued at $176. Mr. Kahn failed to declare a locket and chain, the former containing a miniature of his family, and a gold and silver key chain. He told Mr Smyth, of the customs service, that he. had bought the jewelry abroad about two months ag>>. DIDN'T INTEND TO SMUGGLE ■ « . • — Philadelphia Woman Retains Lawyer to See Collector Loeb. [By T^lefrraph to The Tribune] Philadelphia, June 24.— Denying that they had any thought of smuggling, Mrs. "Wal ter B. Saunders. of Overbrook and Bryn Mawr. and her niece. Miss Katherine Liv ingstone Baugh. 'of Overbrook. have in structed a lawyer to come to an arrange ment with Collector Loeb. of New York. "When Mrs. Saunders and her niece ar rived at New York yesterday on the liner Adriatic they were charged with failure to declare $1,000 worth of jewelry and other goods. Miss Baugh explained to-day over the telephone from her home in Overbrook that the value of the things which they failed to declare was not $1,000. She de clared that their value had been exag gerated. "It Is very mortifying," declared Miss Baugfa, "to l>e even suspected of smug gling. Of course, there is really no basis for such a belief. Tt was all a mistake. I am a minor." t;he added, naively, over the telephone, "and I really did not know what the provisions of the new tariff law were." NO WONDER LIONS ROARED "Bill" Snyder "Took Their Bones from Them." Was Official Explanation. Led by Bismarck, the lion with the loud *-pt roar in the Central Park menagerie, all the other Hong in the lion house caused p'.jc)-, a noise yesterday afternoon for about fifteen minutes that some of the Park de partment employes in the Arsenal won dered what had happened. When the roaring was the loudest some. one telephoned about a baseball permit. "Say, what's all the noise at your end of th* telephone?" said the person request ing the permit. '•Its the lions. " answerer) the clerk. "The lions? Where are they?" *(<]., outside in the lion house. 'BUT Eny • ler has just taken their bones away from them." B. R. T. THINKS OFFER LIBERAL. President Winter of the Brooklyn Rap id Transit Company has sent a letter to the Public Oar ti toe Commission In an at eams* to show that its offer for a tempo rary lease of the Brooklyn loop subway, which has been rejected by th.» commis sion, is a most liberal one. "The company proposes to incur an ex pense ranging from $240,000 to $400,000 a year," writes President Winter, "for the privilege of performing an important service for the public without additional Uiarge, its only possible pecuniary return being such enhancement of -its general business as may in time be expected be cause of the increased accommodation to its passengers." MORALES GETS TERM IN PRISON. Raphael Araujo y Morales, who posed as a wealthy Venezuelan and passed worthless checks drawn upon the Trust Company of America, was sentenced yes terday by I'idsce Swarm In <;en*»ral Ses sions to three >ears and six months in state prison. SATURDAY, $feOT'sjoXl( (Mbttttfc *** * MAYOR WANTS TO GO SLOW Is Opposed to Drastic? Action in Eleventh Avenue Matter. CONTROLLER WITH MITCHEL Dock Commissioner Tomkins Said To Be Working on West Side Elevated Scheme. Py a clear-cut division, the Controller and the President of the Board of Aldermen opposed and th*> Mayor and other members in favor, the Board of Estimate yesterday voted to lay over for a week the resolution of President Mitrhel calling for the imme riiate ptoppape of the use of dummy ensrines by the New York Central Railroad in Kleventh avenue, below 30th street. This would put this part of the road out of hnsineps, as the charter provides that rpf?'i lar locomotives may not be used below tha£ point. The proposition will be passed upon by the Corporation Counsel before the next m^etinK of the board, and a committee of three was appointed to confer with him on the entire suhject of eliminating^the rail road tracks from the surface on the West Sido. Incidentally it came out that Dock Com missioner Tomkins had revived the plan for the construction of an elevated structure oown the West Side, with spurs to the va rious warehouses and piers, but had not worked on it lonjr enough to be ready to make a detailed report. Mayor Gaynor took the attitude that it would be unwise to pick a quarrel by tak ing drastic action, while the Controller and President Mitchel held that so lonp as the New York Central Railroad was believed to be a trespasser the sooner the question was settled by the courts the better. "To be sure." said President Mitchel, "so soon as we started to stop these dummy engines an injunction woujd be served upon us. but it could be fought out in the courts." -The injunction proceeding might not be terminated in five years," declared the Mayor, "while calm negotiations might set tle the question in a few months." A number of business men who were wor ried at the prospect of having the freight business oh the West Side paralyzed by the stopping of the dummy engines went away much relieved by the assurance of the Mayor that no drastic measures would be taken. It was announced that the committee of the board had reached an agreement with the liong Island Railroad regarding Ihe elimination of grade crossings In Queens Borough. The city will pay $4,V),aX> toward the gratie crossing -work necessitated by the Increase of the tracks from two to six be tween the Sunnyside yards and Winfleld and Ri-hmond Hill. This ie practically one sixth of the expense. As President Miller of The Bronx Borough wished to study the agreement, its consideration was de ferred for a week. "BIG TIM" KEEPS_HIS WORD Back for "Big Fight" — Talks of Passion Flay and Roosevelt. "Big Tim" Sullivan, who promised when he went abroad several weeks ago. that he would be back in time for '*the big fight," kept his word, coming right back to New York yesterday on the Cunardrr Lusitania. He was perturbed over two things, but apart from them he haain't a care in the world. The first thing- he mentioned was the gos sip that the fight was "a fixed sure thing." "Now, what is the use of talking that way when there Js no occasion for it?" he said "I am holding $71.W(v of the right money now and expect to bold £M,flOO more the day before the men come together." The other minor trouble was the exasper ation he experienced at hotels In Oberam mergau. The Tammany leader said the hotel proprietors charged $ti for 7? cents' worth of accommodation: :-ought one's patronage s'x months in advance, and seemed anxious to get rid of one an hour after they had one's money. "Big Tim" saw thp 'Passion Play" there and "thought it was great." but ho naid that it would he a success only in Oherammergau. Hp said he believed that had It not been for th* King's death Mr Roosevelt's recep tion in Rngland would have b*>en the gr^at- P pt ever accorded any foreigner in the Brit ish. Isles. GIRLS STARVING IN CAR Buffalo Children, Locked Up Three Days, Found in Jersey. Two girls from Buffalo — Mary Menl, ten years old, and Nelsie Beforpa. eight — were found unconscious in a Lackawanna freight car at Secaucus, N. J., yesterday after a harrowing experience. On Tlies day afternoon the children were piay ing in the Lackawanna freight yards at Buffalo, when they were told by some boys that if they would climb into one of the cars they would find some fine bananas. The children got into the car, and they had no sooner done so than the boys locked the door and ran away. The chil dren beat on th*» door and cried for help, but no one heard them. The car Boon started for Secaucus. When the children did not return to their homes their relatives notified the police in Buffalo, who learned that the missing girls had been seen playing about the freight yards and suspected that they had been carried off in a car. Word was sent to the Larkawanna offices. The yard master at Secaucus was ordered to search all the cars on their arrival from Buffalo. The children were found lyjng in a cor ner of the car with their arms around each other. They were unconscious, and at first it was feared that life was ex tinct. They were taken to the Young Men's C*hri6tian Association headquarters at Secaucus and Dr. Ring was summoned. The physician had great difficulty in re viving the children, but finally brought them around. They were then turned over to the Lackawanna officials pending in- Ktructions from Buffalo. TWENTY YEARS FOR A. O. COLLINS. Allwin O>. «'ollins. who was convicted of the murder of Captain John Plant of the tugboat Robert Robinson, was sentenced yesterday in General Sessions to not less than twenty years in state prison. th»» other limit being life Imprisonment. Col lins killed Plant in a quarrel over the former's wife, who charged that Plant had In.sulted her. BONDS OUTSIDE CITY DEBT LIMIT. The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court , decided • yesterday In favor of the City of Now York on the application for an interpretation of the laws relating to the Issuance of subway bonds and the af fect upon the debt limit. The petition to the court asked that $43,887,000 In subway bonds, issued prior to January 1, 1910, bo ex cluded from the limit of indebtedness that tho city could lawfully contract. xi :v -. ■ FIRE INQUIRY ENDS. It is expected that the board appointed to investigate the Washington street fire, in which two firemen lost their lives, will report by the beginning of next week. The board consists of Chief Croker and Deputy Chiefs I«ally, I-angford and Howe. The taking of evidence ended at yesterday's t,..-). I. anil the ruiiiihus will be submitted to Commissioner Waldo. JURY HAS BROWNE CASE Accused of Paying Bribe to Elect Senator Lorimer. WAYMAN'S ARRAIGNMENT Judge's Charge Leaves Jury Open to Acquit Illinois Legis lator in Case of Doubt. Chicago, June 24.— 1t has been many years since an Illinois jury has been called on to consider a verdict of greater political importance than that one which to-day re tired to consider the charge of bribery against L<ee O'Nell Browne, leader of the Democratic minority of the Illinois House of Representatives. The specific charge was that Browne paid Charles A. White $1,000 to vote for William Lorimer for United States Senator. Receiving no report from the jury room of a probable verdict late to-night. Judge W. H. McSurely went home, after Issuing instructions that the verdict, if reached, should be sealed and returned in court to morrow. In instructing the jury. Judge McSurely stated that the uncorroborated testimony of an accomplice (meaning White) might be considered, but it should be received with great care and caution, and carefully weighed. Should the Jury believe that any of the .state's witnesses testified because of immunity from prosecution this also should enter the consideration of the case. To find Browne guilty, the court said, the evidence must establish beyond a reason able doubt all of the following propositions: "First, whether on June 16, 1909. Browne gave Representative Charles A. White, in the Briggs House, at Chicago, the sum of $SSO. '•Second, that said sum was given to White in consideration of his having voted for William Lorimor. pursuant to a corrupt agreement theretofore entered into between Browne and White, and by which White agreed to vote and Browner agreed to pay him." If the jury retained any doubt on these two points, the court added, it must find the defendant not guilty. • State's Attorney Wayman occupied the greater part of the day in making the clos ing argument for the state. He declared that the defence had attempted to answer the three confessions introduced by the state by an attack on him personally and on other things generally. "Hut they cannot paint Browne white by painting White black,"' the prosecutor shouted, and the spectators tittered at the play on words. "Well admit White is black; but Browne is blacker," Wayman added. Springfield, 111., June 24.— Telling how. in response to a telephone call from Chicago, he visited the office of State Senator Corbus P. Gardner, of Mendota, and was told by Gardner that it would cost $10,000 to obtain certain legislation, H. S. Green, of Morri gon, was a witness before the Sangamnn County grand jury to-day. Green and E. C. Smith, a. banker, of Mor rison, were interested In a bill which would allow the condemnation of overflow lan Is for the purpose of building dams. The measure passed the Senate, but was de feated in the House. Representative R : iey, of Joliet. asserting that the bill would interfere with plans for the deep waterway. Green said his conversation with Gardner was in substance as follows: . "Do you know that it will cost money to procure the passage of your bill?" Gardner said. ' • "To this I replied I did not know such was the case, and Gardner then said, 'Well. I don-t think you are an green as your name.' •1 then asked him how much it would cost to pass the bill. an<l he told me $10,000, explaining the money would be used as attorneys' fees. Those interested In the bill were not disposed to raise the $10,000. 3tid I told Gardner the state of affairs. It was only a short time after this that the bill \v;is killed." Washington, June 24.— The sub-committee of the Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections, which is to investigate charges of bribery in connection with the election of Senator I,orimer. of Illinois, met to-day and decided that it would be impracticable to bepin the inquiry before September 10. TYSON CASEJ-ONG DELAYED Whitman Asks Explanation of Assistant Who Handled Charge. Preliminary to placing John H. Tyson, of Riverside. Conn., on trial under an indict ment for manslaughter alleged to have been committed in this city on February 23. 1908. District Attorney Whitman yesterday began an investigation of the long delay in the case. Tyson is said to have run down Olaf Gunderson. at 85th street and Amsterdam avenue, causing his death. He has been under $10,000 bail. After Assistant District Attorney Dv Vivies had reported that the witnesses in the case could not be found. District At torney Whitman moved before Justice Davis, in the Criminal Branch of the Su preme Court, to discharge the bail While the motion was pending a friend of the District Attorney informed him that Henry Fox, who was with Tyson, and who Mr. Dv Vivier had reported was in Los Angeles, was in reality in Stamford, Conn., an<i was visiting New York almost daily. This was verified by Irving C. Fox, a law yer and a cousin of the witness. He ex hibited a telegram purporting to be signed by William Travers Jerome and to have been sent to his cousin at Stamford about two months after the indictment, reading: •John H. Tyson case has been put off without date." When called on by Mr Whitman for an explanation, Mr. Dv Vivier said he had based his statement on the word of former associates with him under District Attor ney Jerome, but could not remember their names. . Mr. Moss, in whose hands the inveFtiga tion has been placed, said that Dv Vivier had suggested dismissing the ball bond originally in the belief that Fox would ac cept the action as indicating laxity tt\ the part of the authorities, and come within the jurisdiction of the court. Tyson is wealthy and an automobilist. Gunderson, who was killed, was steward of the Columbia Yacht Club. ALL DETECTIVES UNDER RUSSELL Attached to the eeven branches of the detective bureau and to the Headquarters in ManaJittan w-'ll be 440 men, all under the direct supervision of Inspector Russell. The inspector said yesterday that there would be about thirty men In each branch; ninety at the central office at Police Head quarters. Manhattan, and twelve men in Ktaten Island, besides the men in Brook lyn and The Hronx. EXTORTION CHARGE NOT PROVED. Patrolman John C. > Davis, thirty years old, of the West 125 th street station, who was arrested Thursday night on a charge of extortion, was discharged yesterday by Magistrate Breen, la the Harlem Court, for lack of evidence. Two Italians, Domlnico Co|iollonl. a laborer, of No. 221 Bast 111 th street, and Pasciuale Perrino, a liquor deal er, of No. 226 East lllth street, it Is said, told Lieutenant Function of the detective bureau that Davis tried to extort money from ••opoiioni for withdrawing a chars* of felonious assault afalnai him. in court yesterday the stories of the^wo witnesses conflicted. PHYSICIAN_SUES__HAMMOND Typewriter Man Says Thirty- Doctors Did Him No Good. James H. Hammond, founder of the" Hammond Typewriter Company, who ob tained a verdict in the Supreme Court a few days ago against the directors of the company, whom he sued for the return of a deed of trust, was again a litigant in court yesterday. This time he was the de fendant in a suit before Justice Whitney. in which Dr. David Orr Edson was plaintiff. He asked J930 for professional services, fig uring JB7O for. eighty seven visits and $60 for examinations. Dr. Edson was one of thirty-six physi clans who, according to Hammond, treated him for thirty-six different ailments.. But the venerable typewriter manufacturer testified "None of them did me as much good as my enforced rest cure in Mr?. Wylie's sanatorium. That did me .more good than all the doctors and medicines put together." V< ,; Anyway. Mr. Hammond explained, he did not take the medicines prescribed. Mr. Hammond told how he came to be a patient in the Wylie sanatorium. He was taken from bed on April 23. 1907. which was his birthday, and without his consent was removed to the psychopathic ward of Belle vue Hospital. Later he was taken to the sanatorium. Mr. Hammond tried yester day to tell th- names of the thirty-six physicians who treated him. He started in alphabetical order, but got only as rar as the third letter. Justice Whitney will charge the jury on Monday. ■ * . PAWNED THEIR UNIFORM? Inspector Russell Takes Steps to Stop Practice. Activity on the part of a number of de tectives detailed by Inspector Russell from the Detective Bureau has caused much worry to policemen of all grades who have' been accustomed to pawn their winter uniforms. As a result of this activ ity it is expected that some policemen will be brought up on charges before Deputy Commissioner Walsh. For many years it has been the custom of some members of the force to pawn their winter uniforms after parade day. when the summer uniforms came into use. Not that they wanted the money they could get In this way. but In the pawn, shop they were well tatfen care of. For an extra twenty-five cents the pawn broker would put the uniforms up in camphor and when fall came around they were in excellent condition and ready for use. When General Bingham was In charge of the department he issued an order that no member of the force could borrow from or lend to any man conducting a business that was licensed by the state or county. Learning that many uniforms had been seen in the pawn shops Commissioner Baker ordered Inspector Russell to send men around and find out to whom the uniforms belonged. This was an easy task as each police man has his shield number on every part or his uniform. PRESCRIBES GRAND JURIES Justice Goff Rules Presentments Are Not Legal. Grand juries have no legal right to make presentments, according to Justice Goff. of the Supreme Court. In a long decision handed down yesterday in the Criminal Branch, expunging from the records a pre sentment made by the grand jury which investigated the charges against the so called Ice Trust in January. 190$, Justice Goff said: "Thus the law. plainly expressed, is that a grand jury can act only in the manner prescribed by law, that when It so acts a certain definite legal result must follow, and that such result can be expressed only In either one of the two formula?: 'A true bill found' or 'charge dismissed.' "Whatever office a presentment per formed, whether as a basis for a criminal prosecution or as a direction to the prose cution to frame an Indictment, it has been expressly abolished, and the grand jury In its inquiry as to whether a crime has been committed is limited to formulating or <li?= mipsing the charge. Just as a peflt jury is limited to a verdict of 'Guilty" or 'Not guilty.' Ijater in his decision Justice Goff said: "The mischief arises from a prevailing belief that a grand jury making the con ventional presentment speaks with great authority and acts under the Fanction of the court, thereby giving to its deliverance a solemnity -which Impresses the mind of the public. This is a grave error. The powers and duties of a grand jury are de fined by lavr. No matter how respectable or eminent citizens may be -who compose the grand jury, they are not above the law, and the people have not delegated to them arbitrary or plenary powers to do that, under an ancient form, which they have not the legal right to do." In view of the deadlock between the Rockefeller grand jury and Judge OSulli van. of General Sessions, on the present ment dealing with the grand jury's inves tigation of so-called "white slave" traffic. Justice Goff's decision was commented upon in the Criminal Courts Building yes terday as supporting the contentions of Judge OSulllvan. VERDICT FOR $1,500 STANDS Dr. Simpson's Mother-in-Law Must Pay for Shooting Him. Justice Goff refused yesterday to set aside a verdict for $1,500, obtained by Dr. James W. Simpson, a dentist, against his mother-in-law, Mtb. Elia Homer, whom he charged with shooting him. Dr Simpson was arrested In 1906, charged with killing his father-in-law, Bartley T. Homer. He proved to the satisfaction of a Jury' that the shooting was accidental and was acquitted. He then went to the home of Mrs Hom er. in Northport. Long Island, where he believed his wife to be. Mrs. Homer ordered him away, and on his refusal to go shot him. On the first trial of Dr Simpson s suit against his mother-in-law the Jury dis agreed. SAY HELLER HAD FALSE KEYS Carefully Planned $20,000 Bank Theft in Mount Holly. It Is Charged. [By 7»(*raph to The Tribune. 1 Mount Holly. N. J. June 24. — Clifford R Heller, assistant cashier of the Mount Holly Bank, who is charged with having taken nearly $20,000 from the bank, made false keys of those which had been in trusted ,to his keeping, showing, it is charged, that he had long planned the robbery. Some of them were found to day. Cashier Lee also reports finding three valuable diamond rings which It wan thought Heller had taken In his flight. It Is nlleged that he came out at the short end of a speculative deal, and that the hank robbers followed. Heller. !••• treas urer of Industrial building and loan as sociation*. it is charged, took nil the available cash in his hand*. t»ie amount not yet having been ascertained. SUES EDWARD S. PEROT John H. House. Jr.. an architect of Hast ings-on-the-Hudson. who has been prom inent in the civic affairs of the town, has brought suit in the Supreme Court against Kdward H. Perot, president of the National Conduit and Cable Company, for $*.5.000 for injuries sustained in an alleged assault by the defendant. House alleges that on April II last Perot, accompanied by aavanl other men. went to his home and assaulted him. BULLET ENDS SUFFERING Discouraged by Illness, William Buhler Kills Himself. William Buhler. a retired real estate dealer, phot h'tmself in the right temple at his apartment. No. 650 Park avenue, at 11 a. m. yesterday, dying instantly He had been a sufferer from intestinal indi gestion for a year, and a recent four months' trip through Europe in search of relief proved of no avail. Buhler returned from abroad two weeks ago and expressed .himself as much dis couraged over his state of health. He had" lived at the Park avenue house for eighteen years. His sister. Miss Caroline Buhler, who has shared the apartment with Mr. Buhler for a long time, was in the next, room when the shot was fired. Buhler called on Thursday at the apart ment of Dr. J. Riddle Goffe, who lives in the same building, and complained of feel ing ill. It was the first time the two men had met. Dr. Goffe asked his patient to call yesterday at his office, at No. 618 Mardison avenue, where a more complete examination could be made. Buhler agreed, but after spending another sleepless night arose thoroughly discouraged. He sent his secretary to a drug store for some medi cine and while he was absent committed suicide. Buhler formerly occupied a suite of offices at No. 11l Broadway. MARINE INTELLIGENCE. * # - j MINIATURE ALMANAC. Sunrise. 4:20; sunset, 7:34; moon ri»es. 10:16; moon's age, 11*. i HIGH WATER. pM Sandy Hook »1« *■** Governor's Island- ©:28 Ml Hell Gate 11:19 11:35 _____ WIRELESS REPORTS. La Savole. reported as fioO miles east of Sandy Hook at 8:20 a m yesterday, Is expected to dock this afternoon. -:-..*' INCOMING STEAMERS. ..*>; TO-DAY. Vessel. •-' From. Line. •LaSavoie Havre. June 18 French •Philadelphia Southampton. June 18. American •Prlns Wlllem V..Haytl. Juno 20 D W I •Javary.... Para. June 12 •Mexico Havana. June 21 Wart •CofGranaJa Grenada, .Tune 16 Trinidad Angio-Bollvlan Shields, June 4 — — — • Zafra Huelva. June 8 Dorothy St Lucia. June. 16 — - — El Paso Galveston. June 18 So Pac Hudson Corunna. June 13 French Wells City Swansea. June 10 Bristol Mokta Huelva. June 8... -— — * Antilla. Santiago. June *i;"------™ ar ? City of Macon.... Savannah. June 22 .... Savanna Mohawk Jacksonville, June 22 Clyde SUNDAY. JUNE 26. •Arabic Liverpool, June 18.. White Star •Caledonia Glasgow. June 18...;. ..Anch0r Monterey- Tampico. June li ....Ward • Altai Kingston, June 20.,-.Ham-»Am Argentina Palermo, June 15 7T~~Z Themlstocles Patras, June- 13 Greek MONDAY. JUNE 23. •Finland Antwerp. June 18 Red Star •Ryndam Rotterdam. June 1»...H01i-Am •Philadelphia Curacao. June 19 Red D •Altai Santa Marti. June 16. Ham-Am •B.V.LuckenbachSan Juan. June 22 Insular •Pan Juan> San Juan. June 22. .N V A P R CreUc Naples. June 14 White Star America -.Naples. June 16 Fabre Niagara Havre. June 18 French Momus New Orleans. June 22 ...So Pac^ City of Columbus. Savannah. June 24. .. .Savannah El Slglo Galveston. June 21 So Pac •Brings mall. OUTGOING STEAMEftS. TO-DAY. Malt Vessel Vessel. For. Llpe. closes. sails. St. Paul. Southampton. Am.. «:"oam 10;fX>am Carrnania. Liverpool. Cunard. 6:3rtam 10:0f» a m X \ Victoria. Hamburg. HA. 7:3Oam 11 :0O a m Bermudian, Bermuda. Quebec. B:<X>am 10:00 am Maraeaibo. Curacao, Red r». . B:3Oam 12:nom Coamo. San Juan. XY4FR.. 9:00 a m 12:00 m Herminiuß An?, Houston 9:00 am Siberia. Inagua, H-A 9:00 am 2:00 p m Havana. Havana, Ward 10:'0am l*pm Dominic. Para, Bootft 12:00 m 3:i»»pm Cast Prln'-e. Bahla. H-A. .. .12:00 m 3:00 pm Maj?dalena. Col^n. RMSP 12:3 Op m 3:o«>pm Mtnnetonka. Ixmdon. A Trans. »:30am Kroonland. Antwerp, Red S. . 11:00 am Cedric Liverpool, W S 12:O0m Columbia. Glasgow. Anchor.. P:i"O*m Neckar, N'aple?, N" G L. 11:00 am HpIIIc Olav. Christ. 9 A 2:o© p m chicafjo. Havre. French D d Abnizzl, Naples, 1ta1.... 11:00 am Huron. Jacksonville, Clyde... 1 :OO p m Denver, Galvestnn, Mallory.- 1:00 pm C of Montgomery. Say, Say. . 3:00 pm SUNDAY. JUNE 2«. SJaraoaibo. La Guayra, Red D 4:."'» am MONDAY, JUNE 27. Marowijne, Paramaribo, DWI. 11 :00 a m 1:00 pm Aim, St Kltts, »:00a m - TRANSPACIFIC MAILS Close in N. Y. Pectination and steamer. P.M. Eamoan Islands, New Zealand. Aus tralia (.via San Francisco) — Katanpa To-day. fi:3O Hawaii vvia San Francisco)— Sierra. June 29. 6:30 SHIPPING NEWS Port of New York, Friday, June 24, 1910. ARRIVED Steamer Texan, Puerto Mexico June 3 and Philadelphia 23. to the American-Hawaiian Ss Line, with mdse. Arrived at the Bar at 11:30 a m. Steamer Hamilton. Newport News and Nor folk, to the Old Dominion Ss Co. with passen gers and md<c. Left Quarantine at 2:35 pm. Steamer Bloemfontein <Br). Calcutta May 4. Colombo 15. Port Said 30 and Algiers June 5. via Boston 23. to Norton & Son. with mdse. Arrived at th« Bar at 1:20 p m. Steamer Crown of Granada <Br>. Trinidad June 16 and Grenada 17. to the Trinidad Ship ping and Trading- Co. with 7 passengegTs and mdse. Arrived at the Bar at ft p m. Steamer Pawnee, Philadelphia, to th«» Clyde Ss Co. with mdse. Passed in Quarantine at 3:33 p m. Steamer Ear! of Carrick (Br>, Rio Janeiro June l and Barbados 15. to J H Winchester & Co. In ballast. Arrived at the Bar at 2 a m. Steamer Almlrante (Br), Santa Marta June 15. Colon 17 and Kingston 15». to the United Fruit Co. with 70 cabin passengers, mails and mdse. .Arrived at the Bar at 6:47 a m. Steamer Verona (Ital). Genoa June 8. Palermo 10 and Naples 11. to Hartfleld, Solarl £- Co. with 42 cabin and 305 steerage passengers and mdse for New York; 51 cabin and 422 steer age passengers and mdse in transit for Phila delphia. Arrived at the Bar at 3:50 a m. Steamer Ely (Br). Nipe Bay June 19. to the Atlantic Fruit c,>. with fruit. Arrived at the. Bar at 10:30 p m. 2.1 d. Steamer Lusttania i Br). Liverpool June IS and Queenstown if to the Cunard Ss Co. Ltd, with 034 cabin ami 665 steerage passengers, mails and mdse. Arrived at the Bar at 12:30 a m. Steamer Tr.maso dl Savoia (Ital). Genoa June P. Naples 11 and Palermo 12. to Cesare Conti, with 102 cabin and 948 steerage pas sengers and mdse. Arrived at t:ie Bar at 6:25 a m. Steamer Allianca. Cristobal June IS. to the Panama Railroad Ss Line, with 113 passengers, malls and mdse. Arrived at the Bar at 8:30 am. Steamer Italia (Br>. Leghorn June .',. Naples P and Palermo 10, to Henderson Brothers, with 13 cabin and 56« steerage passengers and mdse. Arrived at the Bar at 9:21 a m. Steamer El Paso. Galveston June IS. to the Southern Pacific Co. with mdse. Left Quarantine at 4:08 p m Steamer Manzanlllo (Cuban). Cienfuego* Jun« 18. to the New York and Cuba Mall Ss Co with rr.dse. Passed in Sandy Hook at 11:40 p m. Sandy Hook. N J. June 24. 0:30 p mm — 'Wind 1 north; light air; clear; smooth sea. SAILED. - Steamers Kansas City IBr). Bristol; Frinz Stgismund (Ger>. Inagua. etc; Panama Griaiaaal; Radley (Br), Philadelphia; Navahoe. Wilmington; Jefferson. Norfolk and Newport News. Captain Hennett (Nor). Port Llmon; Arapahoe. Charleston and Jacksonville; Teesdale ißr), St John. N B; Wogllnde (G?r). Pernambuco; Agenorta ißr> Philadelphia; Kathinka iNnr), Port Antonlj. X^azlo tltali. Philadelphia; Drumcree <Br) Buenos Aye*. STEAMERS AT FOREIGN PORTS. ARRIVED. Naples. June 21 — Alice (Aust). New York via Ponta Delgada; 24. noon. Friedrlch der Grogs© (fieri, New York • Barcelona, June 21 — Antonio Lopez (Span) New York via Cadiz. Brow Head. June 24 — Bremen. New York for Plymouth. Cherbourg and Bremen, was re ported by wireless telegraph 1«O miles w rV, at °: :* p i"- Due Plymouth about 10:30 v in Saturday. Rotterdam. June 22— Loyal Briton i Br) New York and Norfolk vla^Ltsbon. Amsterdam. June 2C— Prina der Nederlanden » Dutch) New York via West Indies. Venezuela and Havre. Kingston. Jamaica. June 23 — Magdalen* iRr) Southampton via Barbados, Colon «.tc for New York. * Lizard. June 24 New York. New York for I I> mouth. Cherbourg and Southampton, was reported by wireless telegraph -n> tulles west at 10 p m. Due Plymouth about I 1 it in Saturday. ' ■■« >"g. June 10 — RotenMs (Ocr) New York via Durban. Labuan. etc Tori!* ■'"■'■■ '*' 8 a ■ TawM .Br), New Naples. June 21— Oermanla (Fr). New York SAILED. Para. June 22 -Hubert <Hr). New York Palermo. June 23. I p m-Duca d'Aosta (Ital). St LuHa. June 22-Ardtnmohr lf '' r> '"" l!u « nos Ayrea*. New York Southampton. June 2*. 1:15 p m-Amerika (Ger) • from Hamburg), New York via Cherhour* Chrls.iansaml. June M. S a m - , nUe I st?i"e. (Hani (from Copenhagen). New York P for GenoV"'"' 15 * dltalla > v * - *'* Tor* '.','" F*ASSEI>. IJzur.i .June =4-Ru*«U .Uussi. New York for Rntteiriam and IJbau Scllly. June 24. »■*•'»;. ro-Fennsylvanta tGer.. New V>rk for Hamburg. Whos. looking for a li*^ straw hat? . It's here. Some even lighter- ;tftb others. ggS! Bangkoks are the charrin;rjr feather-weights. ll&i! Leghorns next. - >••- Panamas close after. ; Mackinaws. vv # l l^ Mi la Splits. Sennits. "Victor Jay" straws from London are here. We're th^ exclusive agents. . ; XSsl A chance to teach thrift ';, the young! The markd'mn " f ' ail oij r hoys' Russian and sailor suits !b summer wool mixtures. Two prices now. ir^trad d figures from $6.50 to si 2. with a majority at ' Q 0..50 or more. All $.5..)0 or 87.30 now. * 'Boys', long trouser summer mixture suits were also scaled down. AUsl2, $15 and $18 now. Sizes 13 to 16 years. This is our last ail-day Saturday omff ft*. temher. . Rogers Feet & Compaxy£J Three Broadway Stores, at at if*xi Warren st. 13th st. . 34th Jt A Red- Man Cellar BASSWOOD has the close-front "Teakwocc' effect and is lower ail arouai A summer collar ; 2 for 25 ««*lfc EARL & WILSON. AMUSEMENTS. 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