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' -aaaa! ,1 1 1 WHERE ARE YOU GOINGrTl Pf rJ ilM H l'L. I ARE YOTT IN A HURRY Via" ' F0B THE summer? v-lEl 1Ah -n -arr, rru) pa Htfenreg7-L-Ab-. . Kim?yfcyaWfc4Lfcf "I y - So11 SKl h,. b. c.i-m .r 1 1 HB H JS!alaSSt& Tb HORSES, HARNESS, orCARRIAGES? 4X1 "" --""- - - Bat 9 JE H sLt ?w8riiV!:l2 0Hh ,lMLyni flB saBaysai If to, uso tho AdvorUslnr Columns of II ""vOlTlVH. K0.2.S5. " NEW YOliKrTliTDAWUNE IISOOTIEN" PAGES. l'liiTi: TWO CCXTsT" 1 YOUNG NAPOLEON FIIAZER. m sdoar quay of the v. a. i. ,t 7. to.tr- I rAx is irir.MAM r. oiiav, runuKit. Formerly Clerk, Friirer Now Ouna (ha 'Whole Concern iinil Mem Millions la It Alleged Mectirltleiirar8!i,750.000 Heaped Vpon nil Orlclnal Investment nT 810,000 la Tax Tltles-The Water Sites lit Oalr on Paper, nnd the Investment 'ntn. jinny llnn't Kven the I'nper Where the Holland Trust Company Comes In Urny, Smoked Out by The Nun, la Going: Abroad A Very Interesting: Htory. It wns sunBot In Wall stroot yostordny for nn old Nni'oloou of lliianco, nnd Bunrlso torn new one Kdgar Gray, genorol factotum of tho United States Lnnil and Investment Compnny, nnd chief ncont In Its schomo to unload $730. 000 of "trust cortMontos "upon "consorvntlvo Investors," was fully Idontlllod na William l. (irny, who twenty years ngo wns ono of tho most noted nnd Buccosstul forgors In tho coun try, nnd boforo tho closo of buslnoss hours tho eovornnce of hlsconneotlon with tho Invost wont compnny and his contomplntod onrlydo pnrture for tho othor Btilo of tho ocoan woro an nounced. Atthosnmo tlmo ltudolph Gordon I'rnor nppoarod nboo tho financial horizon ns tho originator, dovolopcr, nnd minnsor of ono of tho most plcturosciuo bltB of high and lofty financial tumbling thnt has nmusod tho street slnco Ilonry S. los. In his moro oxtonslvo but not moro InKonlous way. used to pawn n rail road with his loft hnnd for mouoy to buy an other ono with his right. I Tho advertising by-play that had dlvorstflod tboolTortof tho Invostmont coicpnny to mako a market for Its certificates had nttrnctod no tlco in llnnnclnl clrclos only lor its comical fonturos until The Kvs yestordny morning. In itsocIuslvo story, callod nttentlon to tho ap parently wildcat nnturoof tho Bchome. nnd to tho fact that tho prlr.elpnl man in it appeared ito bo the notod torpor, Wiu. K. Gray, Balling undoran nltorod nama. Information on tho subject had boon hard to obtain tho previous day. but onco tho bars wero lot down br Tub bus's story it camo in from ovory direction. It wns astonishing what a lot of pooploln and around nil htroot had come In contact at ono time or another with Gray nnd bis iuTost mont company, and oiiunlly astonishing that uptothlstimu no ono Booraod to hno boon bltton by him. Gray has boon dlckoring with tho Block ot tho concoin, of which ho formerly hold a controlling Inlorost, for throo or four years, nnd tho present is only ono of sovoral Bchemes for getting somebody to put up cood "f monoy on hOcurltleB bnckod by It. Two years Mj nco ho trlod to lloat an issue of $1,000:000 " six "v" por cent, tw enty-yoor mortaco collutornl trust I wator bonds" of tho imostmont company, I which wore said to bo sscurod by $2,000,000 of DJ tho bonds nnd stock of tho !'nn Luis Hoy riumo ,W Company. At that tlmo tho company Issued nn II elaborato prospoctuspottinc forth tho attrac V tlons of California water rlchts ns a security Jj for lnestmonts. ncd named tho Cbato Nation al Bank as bnnkor for tho concern, tho Morcnn tllo Trust Compnny as trustoo, nnd Iloadly. Lauterbnch V Johnson as nttornoys Tho Chasa Hank promptly ropudlatod all connec tion with the concorn, nnd ordered Its namo ro moved from tho circulars. At tho otllco of Iloadly. Lauterbach A. Johnson It was said t yosterday thnt tho uso of tho namo of that firm , ' was unauthorized, and that Gray had olTorod M eomo bnslness to tho firm two yoars nco, which m' had, after examination, beon refused, Except ( that tho firm had bad nothlnc to do with tho inostment company or with Gray, and know nothincoMt or lilm. At the office of tho Morcnntllo Trust Com pany this statomont wns made: " Wo wero. In 1837, tru'too for tho Ran Luis Slier Plumo Company, nnd wo consontod to act as trustee for thoUnltod States Laud nnd In Teitment Compnny, but no bonds woro oor Issued undor the latter agreement" After this fichomo had fallen throuch Gray , . spent nearorso loncor Intlnkorlnc with tho I stock and bonds trylni; to fix them up in shnpo ' in which they would co, but hocrnduallyuot i .-. hard up, nnd in tho coursoof tlmo parted with in a creat deal of his stock forwhatoror trlflobe IB ' could setforlt. Ho still romnlnod. hooor, LlB. until yosterday tho conspicuous man in the y concern and ?he apparent ccneral manager of I ell the schemes to float it. Monntlmo tho relations of tho Invostmont company, and of tho flumo compnny had bo como complicated with as ariod and Interest Ins an assortmout of Uticntion ns oor foil to the lot of a pair of unfortunate corporations. Tho controlling Interest In tho i-tock of tho in vestment company camo by soma moans into the bands of ltudolph Goidon Fraer, at that time uhumblo clerk In tho ofllce, but n younK tnan, neortheless, with a bouI full of conll- Idenco In hlmsolt and In tho cuillblllty of tho invostlnc public, and this is tho condition in which the concorn now Is, according to tho story of Mr. I'rnor hlmsolf, as told yostorday afternoon to a Sun ropot tor. Mr. I'raer epoko with that freedom nnd unreseno which always marks your true Napoleon, and his mnnner was ns confldinc. Inconuous, nnd plausible. Ho Torlllod his statemonts by docuinonts ns ho wont ulonK. with all tho exactness and proci flou of a Honry H. es tolllnc how ho was eolne to pay for ono railroad by bulne anothor. In the flnt placo. nccordlne to Mr. 1'rnzer. tho United Matos I.atul and Invostmont Com pnny was orlclnallj orcanlod for tho purposo of tiiklncndvantacoof bombody out In Cen- Itre county. I'n.. who had hlmsolf inndo it n prnctlceto take ndantno of others bytolnK I around to tnx sales nnd bujlnc up for a sonc I the title of lands which ho bolloved contalnod 'u conl and Iron, and upon which the ovnors had ' allowed the tavos to fall Into arrears, home body had cot tho tip that the railroad wits so inetoborun nenr to certain lands to which the l'onntirltnnlan had thus acquired n tltlo near Uellefouto. In thnt State. 'Ihe Invostment company wnsoruinlod to t.iko udautuKo of that tip, and cot from tho l'ounsyliniilnn for loss than tho roal .duotho lands nhich ha had picked up nt tax snlos for still pettier hums. In nil, so Mr. l'r.ior saru, only $M,Wf) In moneyworopaldtothe I'eniifyl,inlauforhls title to sixteen lots of land aKiircuatlni; btnor.il i thousand acres. Tberu wero thrown In, to boot, a job lot of socurltios of tho Itnostment Y Compnny, and Mi, Traer alleKos that tho "Ml rennsylvnnlan procooded to "cot hunk" on I tho deal by unloadlnc those t-ouuritios upon If" sotro "conseratlvo lnvostor" fortloO.ooo. m AVhlle waltlnc for tho railroad tho invest- JM ' ment company mado onoueli of n protonco of 1M ' doveloplnj; tho property to form a basis for an fW attompt to lloat an Issuo of H.OOU.ODJ of bonds I In addition to tho $1,000,000 of btook thnt had 1 boon Issued upon thu orlclnal Inrostmont of u tlC.OOO. Mi. Iraor says that lu all somo fit m or so en thousand dollars wits sant out to bo ' davoted to the ojionlncof tho mines on tho lands, and eror cent of it, ho adds, was ab- 1 eorbod by somobody or other bolore It cot I there. The bonds, atso, wore dovotnd to lib- f orbent purposes, although In n different way, ' i Mr. l'razer alloces that thoso to whom thoy i were intrusted usod to hand thomoor bars I for drinks. Thoy also, ho says, swaiiped thorn for jack kuhop. nnd trll'ed with them In other uullnanclnl was. At nn rnte, ih'J of thorn, of the par n!uo of $l,i)lio each, cot out, nnd nil thecoiupanj oior cot I ,t them wns n bill for the pi Inline. I Inally aliout njo.ir him whon t!m ct'iilud of Mr. rnur flint becari to cd In lis flno work on th affairs of tho Inveitniont company, nn effort was made to cet some money out of tho A !, Tennsylvanln lands by loaslni; them. A con- jB i i oern known as tho New Lucland llallroad tiup- Dlynnd l)oolopmpnt Compnny ncrood to pay n royalty ol J j cents por ton on nil tho Iron oro and lOcontsporton on nil tho coal takon out of tho initios, ami furthor ncrood to tako out nt leapt a million tons of cacli per year, tnftk- incii rojaltyof J.'.Vl.oOO for tho Iron nnd of JI00.0MJ for tho coal. This Is about ono-half tho usual lojalty for such mlnos, but nn Mr, I'rnrer Incenuously S'lld whllo exploiting tho nincnlllcent alno ottlio lnnd: ' I had to tnko that or nothing." Tho luaso Is Rlcuod for thu .Vow I'.imland llnlliond Nupply and Duxolopmont Company by llorbort 1. l'ock. I'rnsldunt. and Chester Ii. Bprnuiiii. Hocrotary. Tim compnnv a Incor poiatnd In Mnlne. Mr, Krarer snld that Mr, IVok ll od In 1 aunton, MnRs. lloyond this his Idoasnstotho compinr scorned to bo bn7y. Ho thoucht that It had railroad Interests somo whoro In North Carolina. Ho romombored thnt (Ion, nrrIhKton, who Is ouo of tho illroctors of tho Investment comniny. had been nlso a director in tho Now I.nclnnd t'ompnuy, but ho had reslcned from tho lutterilhon Mr. 1 razor's Insisting that It would not look woll to have tho pnmo onicors In both companies. Mr, 1 r.i7or was orysuru that tho Inlorests of tho two comiianlos woro ns different ns thofr officers, 'i ho lenso with tho Now Kuglnnd Com pany had been mado nearly n yenr ago. Ho thought that the company hud ltnestvd nbout twoloorflftoen thousuiid dollnrs In do elop ing tho lands slnco then. Thoy hadn't taken out thoiriiuota of two million tons, but thoy had paid ono-half of tllo royalty for tho first quarter, and bail prmnisod to pay tho rest sometime. Mr. l'razor was xory euro that tho company wns a solid ono nnd would pay up nil rlcht In tlmo. 1 on Hit did not, ho nlrlly In timatod, It would mnko no dtfToronco. for thoro woro lots of peoplo nnxloiiH now to got a lone on tho lands. It wns lunny. ho said, (hat ns soon ns tho lands woro loased to tho Now Ice land Company for half tho regular royalty. eoryhody olsa camo around nnd wautod to get thorn nt tho regular figure, although no bodi would touch thorn before. At tho bnmo tlmo Mr. I'rnrer, or Mr. Gray, whlchoor no wns In control at thnt lime, mado an efTort to got rid of tho WJ bondH that find boon passed oror bars nud Hwniipod for jackkultos. As the slmplost way to accom plish this thoy cancelled tho issue. 'Jim plan worked ory well, according to Mi. Trnror, for when thoy got notion ot cnucollntlon most of tho persons who held tho bonds brought thorn to tho olllee of tho company and gave them up forn f"i dollar bill, nshnruof stocK. nllno cigar, or mhatatorother tilllo Mr. l'razor was most willing to part with nt tho tlmo. Not oer twontyof these bonds nro now out Mr. I'raror Bnis. Tho most trouble oor them, ho said, waBwIth aclorgmian In n town upthorltor. who bought ono of tho bonds for IS at an auc tion snlo of the offoctsof it deceased member of bis congrocntion, and took tho next train for New York to realize n thousand dollars on It. Ho made a groat fuss whon tho bond was ro pudlatod. ami thoro was a lawsuit over It. Othor bonds to thooxtcnt of Sl.OoO.uOO aro ndmittod tohmoboon issued. Of thorn $750. 000 uro being uxed ns backing to tho present Bhomo of tho company. Tills onds tho story of tho Invostmont com pany propor. and shows It to bo a concorn with stock nnd bonds of $J.000 000 based upon an original lmestmont of $-10,000 In tar titlos to cortnln mining lands which nro loused for halt tho usual lental for such lnnds to a oompnny whoso totnl lnostmont toenrry on a buslnoss nmnuntlng to millions of dollars per i ear lias boentwohoor ilftoen thousand dollars, nud which basso far succeoded In paying ono-half of tho rental for tho first quarter of n leasa madoajonr a'o llnnds upon this property uro tho security oflorod ' cousorvntlxo ln ostors" for hard cash put Into nllegod water rlchts. Tho wnter-rlghts business Is n sldo Issuo of tho lnostment compnm. lleforo tho l'onusil nnla lands wore lunnod tho San l.uls Hoy l'lumo Company camo Iist looking for capital toenrry on anoterisiolrrlcatlncentorprisoln California, 'llio lunstmontcompnny ucrood to float tho flume bonds in consideration of a con trolling interest in tho stock. The Morcnntllo Trust Compnny was to bo tho trustoo for tho bonds, nud tho stock transferred to tho Invest ment company was to bo placed In tho hnnds of tho trust compnny as soeurity. In order to keep tho rest of tho stuff from being kicked around tho stroot. ns Mr. l'razer naUoly put It. tho Hume peoplo also agreed to put thulr minority ot tho stock into tho hands of tho trust company. Tho trust company ac cordingly became the custodian of tho entire stook of tho llumo compnny. and the Intastrnont compnny wont on to find customers for $2,000,000 of 1'u mo bonds. Mr. l'razer alleges tbat I. D. Newcombe has agreed to tako tho whole Issue at 03. but that thoro was delay In gottlng the bonds printed, and mean tlmo Chnrlos 1 Morrill, tho becretary of the Ultimo conmnny sonod a notice upon tho trust icoratany to dollvor the bonds only to him. Ho got them, anil Mr. i'raer says that ho took them to Chlctgo and burnod them. Then ho wont homo lo California and organ l7od,tbu San Luis Hoy Wator ( ompany, which promptly wont aboad and took poasossion of the wntor rlchts which hnd boon allogod to belong to the San Luis Hoy l'lumo Compnny. I ho water company still holds them, nnd Is de doping them. Mr. l'ra.ursajs. 'J ho stock of the llumo company meantime remains. Mr. l'razor says, In tho hands of tho Morcnntllo Trust Company, tho controlling portion of It In tho namo of tho Inwistment cenipuny. nnd tho rest In tho names of tbo Cnlilornlans, but nil out of tho roach of olthor ofthom. Tho intostment company, ho says, has u suit In tho courts against tho trust com paiii. domandingtho dolhorv to Itof the stock in Its name nnd of tho bonds which Secretary Morrill is said to !mo burned. Mr. Fraor Insists thnt by vlrtuo of its ownnrsdilp of this htock tho invostmont com pany owns tho water rights formorly clalmod by tho flumo company, and In order that no grass Bhould crow on tho property while It Is lockod up In the trust comp my s aults. lie first ondouorod to lloat a million dollars moro of Invostment company bonds, the collateral water bonds, on tho security of the bonds nnd stock of tho flume comp iny. nnu this fnlllng. ho Is now trying to Ilout $750,000 of certificates lor the benoflt of tho flumo company upon the soeurity ot tho invostment company bonds. It savory cood schomo. it it works, olthor way, bethinks. There lias boon considornolo curiosity nmong financiers ns to the manner In which the con cern got tbo guarnntoo of tho Holland Trust Company for tho Interest on tho now certif icates. Mr. I'raror explained this with porfoct frankness, and It was very r-implo. Out of eory dollar paid to the Amorlcan Loan nnd Trust Company on subscriptions for tho cortl flontos a eoi win parcentngo is set nsldo for tho Holland Trust ( ompany. l'rom Its share of tho dlwy tho Holland Company pavb tho Intorest as It comes duo and gets its commissions. Do rldos having tho uto of tho money pending tho pavmont of interest. ilia bearer gasped for breath as Mr. Iraor calmly mentioned this little arraucomont. and, nftor recovering, asked: " That makos conservative Investors all rlcht for their interest, but ho.v nbout their prlml- Oh, thoy will havo to look to 1'rovidouco for that," snld Mr. l'raor sweetly. lie ropontol ot tho conlldonco tbo next mo mont. and i-nld ho really didn't mean to inti mate that the bccurlty furnished by the I'enn sylvnnla Inuds was not amnio for tlio conlll catos. oven it tho Hume company Bhould bo worthless. .,., Just what percentngo tho Holland Trust Company is to cot of tho boodlo Mr. I'rascr did not Bay. but ho ovfdontly felt thnt tho company hud driven a vory hard bargain with him. llo said that the Holland pooplo woro to blnmofor tho whnlo trouble about f ho cortllleates. "Thoy wouldn't bo satisfied wllh nni thing," ho snld. He. had gono to thorn ovornyear ngoon the ndvlcoof n frlond. who sail that tho Holland Company was just tho ono bo wanted to Hi tho thing up riiiMly uud do It quickly. " Instoad of that,"snld Mr, J'raor. bitterly, "thoy havo kopt tho mnttordiagglng along ever sluce. If thoy had only stood tin to tho lack and kopt their nnd up there would novor havo been any fuss. I don't want to say anything against Mr. Van Hlclon. but tho way ho has dragged this affair alone Is dreadful, And tho foes I've had to pay him" droat t-colt! Vt h. ono day It would bo. ' Now. I'll havo to soo an abstract of this tltlo,' nnd nftor I'd given it to him the next day thoro'd como n bill, ' To looking at abstract, so many dollaiH.' I'vo paid that man more than film in foes In this thing' I've had ouough of tho Holland Trust Company, Our connection with It hasdnmnged uh." Mr. Iruor Boemod to think that thero was no doubt that tho conservative lnvostorswould rush loniib'ciibo t his now certificates whon the books open this mornlnc. Ii really mado little difference, howuvur. ho explained, ns tho taking of tho entire Issue was secured In any event, lie ovldiintly referred to tho big rod initiation tho back of tho prospectuses. "Ar rangements have just bocu consummated by wlilch a I'lnmlnont banking hoiiro h is agreed to underwrite and guarnntoo tho entire miI heriptlon tor one per unit commlt-flou ' 1'nbsod for further In formation nhiuilmlden tit) of the prominent bunking houeo, ho mod ostlv admitted that the concern referred to was that of 1 razor Co. ' lln had plenty of upltnl buck of him, ho said, nud added, apparently ns a sufficient proof ol tho nbllltv of thu " promi nent banking liouso' to tuko up the whole $750,000 If notossary "Ild you over know tho time bofore whon thoUnltod htatos Land and Invostment Com pany wns able to nay Its printing bills ' Woll, it s doing that now, It you don't baliovnlt go nnd nsk our advertising ngont. I toll ou thoro'n plenty of money b lck ol If now." In ninth ii in Mr Iraor it MnmM lie stated hero that Id reference to the iiuproieini lit ho has wrought In ilm under d tho i niment of prunoiH liilib i i his dim i "in v is entnelv mi ti lted, judging at loat frmu the number of m plaint ol douii.tnuii punters mid Mntlouurs who hnvu boon favored with tho patioungo of the concern, and Iroui at least one judgment on flloiiguinstltforuMuutl advertising bilk . (Juuutlonod as to v.hat lie proposed to do with the blr hundred nnd odd thousnnd dol lars thnt presumably would bo loft for tho Invostmont company nftor tho Holland Trust Company had takon out its share of tho pool, Mr. frazcr snld frankly that ho proposed llrst to press tlio suits against tho .Mercantile Trust Company and got possession of tho controlling Interest In tho stok of tho flumo compnny, now held in his namo by tlio trust company. Then ho would go out to California and bring somo mors suits to got possession of iliii water rights w hlch tho llumo compnny onco claimed, but w hlch tho Han Luis Itny ator Compntn Is now in possession of. His ideas ns to just what wns the tltlo of tho llumo company to tho wntor rights soomod vacuo, but ho said thnt ho understood that wntor rights out thoro wore like ronl estate or minos, nnd tho company which grabbed them llrst had thorn, and could put a mortgngo on that vv ould hold, 'it'll be n big light," ho said, "a regular Btntul.up and knock-down nfTalr; but 1 like lighting." After ho had got tho flumo company stock nway from tho trust company nnd tlio llumo company nroporty away trom tho wntor com pany, what money thero wns loft, ho said, would be dovotod to tho dovolopmont ot thu water rights I Mr. 1-raor also hadntnlo to tall nbout tho fifty Invostmont compnny bonds thnt Hanker Lewis J. 'lowksbury advertised tor bnlo at 50 cents on the dollar. "An nearly ns I enn find out," ho enld. "Towksburygot those bonds from n customer, to whom ho pnld a small amount In cash nnd gavo eomo sort of a cortlflcnto of doposlt for tho bnl ineo. Then ho declared that tho bonds Woro no good nnd told bis oustomor thnt thoro wns no balance or somothing like that. Tho customor suod htm. 1 unUorstnnil. for tho vnluoof tho bonds nnd, that's why Towksbury ndvortlBed thorn for llfty conts ou tho dollar. Whou vvoofTorod hlra tho money If ho would gunrantee us ngnlnst tho customer b suit, ho wouldn't tnko It, and that ondod tbo mattor so far as wo aro concerned." As to Mr. Gray. Mr. l'razor admitted frankly tho facts as printed in Tin: Sun ns to thnt gen tloman's past oarcor. and allogod thatwhat ovor may onco have boen his connection with the company ho hns no Interest In It now. All ot Mr. Gray s Interest, ho snld, had boou bought out. and Mr. Gray was about to put tho ocean botweon himself nnd tho unfeoling financiers nnd too consorvntlio investors of Nowork. who would nover giro a man a chance to cet up ngnln onco ho gut down. for tho bonollt of "consorvntlvo Investors" who may still bo inclined to doubt tho soeurity of thoO in cent, certlllcatos at 07'., in unite of Mr. i'razer's vory cloar and frnnk statements as to them. It may bo well to stntn bore thut Oon. Unn Mncnulov. who Is nnuouncod In tho prospoctus ni tho President of the invostmont company. Is not connected with that Institu tion, and has not been forn soar and a half, llo accepted tho placo at a tlmo when ho wns lloatlng around Now York doing nothing, nnd was never lntondod to bo anything moro than n Ugurohoad. Ho drew o it when ho lound that thoro was un ploasant gossip in circulation ns to tho htnndlng of tho company, and has been in Nicaragua stmo Inst October as tho mnnngor of a steamboat company connoetod with thu Nicaragua Lannl Company. Tho lnvebtmont company ocubos its kooplng his namo In ns l'rosldont by saving thnt ho holds ov or until a now l'rosldont Is oloctod It wns bald at tho otllco ot tho Continental Hallway ompany yostorday tnat Gon. tieorgo 11 Vurrington.who is down in tho lnvcstinonttcomnnny's prospec tus ns tho lco-1'rosldont of the Contlnontnl Company, had not boon connected with It fur four yoars past, and nothing was now known thero ns to bis wheionoouts. Gordon 1 razor, M. I)., unothor of tho direc tors Is a cousin of Young Napoloon ltudolph Gordon 1 razor of 1 razor A Co. Wnltor K Cowles. the Mce-1'rosldcnt of tho compnny. could nor be found nt his oillco yos torday. and L. Hradford l'rlncols in Now Moi Ico. Jnmos ('. Wotmoro. tlio remnlulug direc tor nnmod In tho prospoctus. was disposed yos torday to bo vory much huit over 1'hk hus's ovposoof tho company. Ho In-dslcd thnt tho compnni was a perfectly logltlmnto ailuli. nnd osrodttlly that none ol tho illroctors or othor officers hod ever ptofltod a cent by It 'J he compnny hnd boou unfortunate bo admlttod. but its socurltios weto perfoeily good. As for Mr. Gray, it was tiuo that onco in his lite ho had mado a slip, but tho Court of Appeals had reversed the verdict against him. and thoro wus no reason why ho should not bo roeog uizod now os an honest and reputable citizen. Anyhow, ho said. Mr. Gray was only a clerk and not tho manager of tho company. "My only intorest in tho company myolf," said Mr. "letmoro, "Is to protect Jlr. l'rinco. who has Invested bis monoy in it and cannot afford to lose It." Tbo other ofilcors nnmod In tho prospoctus nre Charles A. Fenn. Treasurer, and Henj. S. Church. Consulting Engineer. Mr. 1 enn Is a clerk at the comoany's ofllco. and Mr. Church sends to THE SUN a letter. In which he suys: In your lnue or to-day U an article honied dray TemiitB fnTentors " In wMch mv namo AUpenrs a liarlng- reported favorably on a icheme Known an tho 'San Lull Hey Hume i ompiny ot Ocenilde l al ' ow It la outte true that 1 did about nfleen months aeo mflEe lucrt a report, and liave unco madeottier renortaur a liko tenor but not to the beonla mentioned In your artlcte on tho enntrarr. a Hie peroni 1 1 u riom 1 made the report in iiuettun "i 1 not fulru ttielr part of the agreement. I formally forbade them to nao Ihe report for anv purpose further. 1 would a that I am Informed that thepr. eontt mentioned hart no liilerrftt whaierer tu tht. ran Ltilt Hey iropoiltion and no authority to vend any Bccurltteiof that concern. Frnzer A Co., when thoy Btartod out In the banking business sent around circulars to banks, bnnkois Insurnuco compnnlos. State nnd municipal officers, investors nnd others " in which they ini'ludod In n schedule of thulr lines of business the following Organdies' fttock companies to buy established bus Ineftsen or propertied of all klnda. Promoting1 now enterprUt and raislntr capital for pame b tale of (.umpantes bou In or ahuren either hero or lu J-urope Maklutr advanrri for rallroaln under romtrurtlnn and neirotlatlnir their bond and itocl., either lu New Vork or Lontton. At tho foot ot their circular they namo ns corrobiiondents. "London, tho I uion Hank l'nrls. Hottincuor A Cle. : Amstordum. Hope .V. Co : lierlln. Hlolchroder A Co " Theso houses are among tho strongest for eign banking Institutions. The fact that their namon should bo connoetod with a concern llkoFrnzor.t Co might excite surprise but for tho remnrkablo talent that Mr. 1 razor bus shown In achiovlng othor things equally sur prising. Thocenius thnt enn ovolvo IJfiO.OoO of socurltios from an orlclnal Invostmont ot $ in 000 In tnx titles nnd a water right that somobody elsootvns, would never bedauntett by such a little thing as writing creat names Into n prospectus. Tho attompt to float tho now invostmont compnny certificates by a public subscription is not the llrst effort to got cash for them. Thoy have boon hawked about at privato wile. A man to whom BOino woro oilored said lost nlclit that be was told that K2'i was tbo bast bid that could be got on them In that way. 'I ho subscription books foi tho cerllllcntes will be openod thin morning nt thu ofllco ol the American Loan und Trust Company. "xu whom iv .v.tr co.y ci:ity. Charlen K. fSUderaleee'e Open Letter to InH)rr ,Iohn I. Timnaend. Mr. John D. Townsond recolvod this commu nication on Monday from Mi. thnrl03 '. GU dorsloove, chlof clerk of tho Hoard ot Kxclso: M Yoke, Juno o To uAom it may rrwern On the irth of May, lnno, at the re queat of Ciarlei P Shaie, 1 wrote a feller to Hie Hon Thomas K. Hen art. In whti h I re.h rteil upon the professional character of John 0 Towmoud. the attorney (or Mrs- ' Uarlea 1. bhaw lr Tnwnse nd hm demanded from me v puhllo lth draw al of the language. 1 therefore desire to Mate that I wrote tho utter allinle I to snlily at the request of riiarleur Hhair, that 1 never knew anything that lu any vv ay militates against Ihe professional character of Mr Townsend, Hint I hereby a ologlreto Mr Townsenl formyact and I sincerely regret that I was ever lu duced to write at I dlL Ciiahlss !,. (jiLi'iniLsart, Mr. Shnw linn boon an onnrgotlc supporter ot Ihe Cnblo Hoad bill, and when tho hill passed tho I oglslaturo he organized n Hoard of HI-roctori-, making Mr. Glldersleovo hecrotary. Mrs. Shnw Is suing her husband for an ne. counting, claiming thnt nt the tlmo ot tholr mnrrlnco ho hid ncrood to sottlo $Mi Oou upon her. and that ho afterward Invostod thlsmnney In tnecabloroad. Tho Hon Thomas 1.. Stow, nit Is a friend of Mrs. Bhaw and Is a fiinnd ot Mr. Townsond nlse, thougli hhaw did not know that. Whon Mr. fStowart rocoivod tho lottor warning him against Towitrenil hn turned It over to Mrs. hhaw. who recognlod the Iniliieiuoof her liusuund, nnd gave It to Jlr. Townend. Mr. 'low nsond wrote to Mr. Glldersloevo on Monday con Hiding In this way "I onclo'-o a p n ei wllh h 1 ronuest you to sign and roliuti to mo at once." Tho "pnper" Is the note iirlntod aboio, , which was returned to Mr, Townsond by the clork who had taken It to Mr. Glldersleovo. A IolleeniBa Illtten by n Drunken Filaonrr. While I'rillcrman rharlrs VV Flnlta was arresting Dennis O'llrlen, to year old. of 71 fluMPm street, es terday for being drunk and illsordirl), Prion tit lilm on two fingers of Its left haod 1 inkeli was attended at lhe( haincrrO'ireii llo piui. o llrlsa w im locked up in Ihe I eoi ird strsst .tation r'liKtrnt 'S'ihIiim In America. Ihe swiftest trains urn run brtvvcen Sew Vorit and Waihing'oii Tla Jersey i cutral lleailtu and M an 1 o I arlor carseu all truins. station luui ot.Llbsrty st MV alitays Vae l'litll'a t hlorldea to dUlaftct tlit diatni, watsr cloitts, links, ls-Mv, INDIANS ON THE WAR PATH. ritOSTIEWiMHS' rLBKlKO TO TUB flJIT XLK31KSTS IN MONTAXA. The Indlnnn are Killing: Cattle nnd Firing: Into Ilonnea A Tftonaanil Htiind QfArms Sent to the Hcene-A Cowhoy'a Truglo I'stte The fnuae of the Utithrrnk. HrtitNa, Mont,, Juno ll.-Oov. Toole this morning rocolrod n despatch slgnod by ton prominent cltlzons of Miles City requesting that ho send 1.000 stnnd ot arms nnd ammuni tion. Thoy woro sent forwnrd to-night lu chargo of Col. C O. Curtis. The Cheyonnos havo tott tholr regular camps and aro gathering In small camps of from llfteen to twenty-five In tooneos and nro firing nt Bottlers' housos nnd making tho most throntonlng domonstrntlons. Hnnchmon hnvo boon bringing tholr families Into the so'.tlomont nil dny. Cattle nro being shot dovv n by tho Indians through pure mntlco, nsno parts ot tho animals are usod for boot. Llghtoon cnttlo woro shot in ono bunch on Otter Crook. Ono troop ot cavalry nnd two of infantry havo been 6ont from l'ort Keoch to the Choyonno ngoncy. Tho storlos of tho troublo Willi the Choi ennes is n long ono. dating from 1H5S. TheChoy onnos a fow yoars ago wore tnken In charge by tho military nnd plneod In a reservation nonr MllosCIty, Tho military has boon pnrtlnlly successful In controlling thorn, although tho rodB would go away from tho resorvo when ever opportunity offered and kill entile on tho range or murder any unprotoctod cbwboy who dotcctod thorn In tholr marauding. All last winter thoy woro runnlngcnttlo nnd horsos off, nnd boasting that any whlto man who inform ed on thorn would bo killed. Tho Interior Depnrtmonthns boen nppealod lotlmo nndngaln by tho settlors of onstern Montana to removo this trlbo of fighting In dians, but In vnln. Tho Choyonnos aro tho bravost Indians InMontnna to-day, nnd will Btnnd up nnd light either soldior or BOttlor when tho chuncos nre oven. On May 0 last, Hobort Ferguson, foreman for Itnmsoy A llopiuan, stockmon nt lloBobud. left tho ranch to look for stray horses, lntondlng to rotutn on tho snmo night. Ho borrowod a liof-o and Hold glasses and sot out on his trio to tho hills from which ho novor returned. No uiieusinoss was felt at his fniluro to return until Ho 15th of tl o month. On lhat dnto. however, a patty lul by Hobert Ferguson's biotlier liogni a sy-tematlc search through all that broken country, and on Mav"4 found tho horro upon which the unfortunato man had ridden to his death, 'lho hor-ohad beonklllod by a bullot through tho shoulder, and all Its trappings removed. Their worst fears wero ronll-od a fow days niter when a murdored man's body was found, loosuly covered with earth, about Mil) yards fiom whoio the horso Iny. Tho body wos w tapped up In tho siddle blankat, a rope was tied about It, and tho tnat was wrapped about tlio head. 'I ho suddlo bridle ond Hold clausos woro also found burled. Thoro wero two bul let wounds In tho body nnd ono through tho loft w rist. nnd tho faco of tho body wns brulod. showing thut It had boon draggod somo dis tance to tho placo of burial. Moccasin trncks in tho Hand clearly showthatChoyenno Indians did tho bloody doed. Ferguson had ridden In search of tho horses to tho placo vvhoro his horso could not nbcend. Ho dismounted nnd climbed to a high point, nnd wns seatod on n rock, ns his footprints In dicate, surveying tho country through his field glasses, llolow him and bahluil him was n party -of Choyonnos stripping two carcusFos which wero found thoro. 'J lie Indlnus. seoing that thoy woro probably caught, crawled to a high pioco of ground opposlto him and shot lilm nud his horso, as marks would tndicnto thnt he fell from tho point where ho was sit ting to where bis horse was. 1 erguson was about 27 voars old, and has a brothorand aslstor living in this country. Ho was an exemplary young man. having none ot tbo Dad babltn which aro so common among cowboys. His undo Is a momber of tho llrm of bhophnrrt. Newell A Co.. importer" of Uostnn. U'lireo Indians, lllnck Modioli e. Little Eyes, nnd White liutTalo. havo alreauy been cap tured and accused of the crime, and tho pres out outbreak is the result of thoso arrests and thedesiroof the Choyonnes to got back to th-lr old stamping grounds. Thoro was an ollort nbout a year ago to havo tho Choyonnos go to tho Sioux reservo In Da kota, hut thoy would not consent The ( rows, tholr nearest, neighbors, aro tholr mortal en- omies. nnu ninny a crow nas coon sont to lho happy hunting grounds by tho couracoous Choyonno. About a yearagoaChoyonne chiof killed threo Crows in sight of tho Ciow re serve, and so rapidly did ho do bis work that nollher the ngunt nor tho police, who woro in sight, could prevent it. ltoports to-night from Ashland aro that n lot of Northern I'hoyenncs nre putting on war paint nml sending riiiinors to Mantling Hock and Fino llldgo to Induco thohloux to join them. Ono of tho runners, who wns lu toreoptod. ncknowlodced that n general lioyenno movement is on foot, nnd thnt op erations wore expectod to roach as fnr Fnst as tho Hosobud Agoncy. J.vory Hutto In Cus ter county Is n signal station for tho Chovonnes. and their information und instructions nro sent out with wonderful rapidity and uccurncy. Tho Indians oponly nssort that thoy have doomed Indian Agent H. I Upshfiw. nnd ho must food their vengeance Moux Inillnns trnfollloc singly nnd In pairs, with long strings of ponies, have been Intorceptod coming from tho direction ot tho Missouri Hiver agencies and headed for the Cheyenne agency. he would nn: von omene. An Admirer of the i'alr ,Inecler Bnutchea ii Jloac or I.uiidiinnm from it liruc Clerk. A tall, broad-shotihlored mnn of 35, with a heavy moustache, bus mado himself conspicu ous at tho Fdon MusCe ovory night for a woek past by throwing flowers to Omene, the pretty woman who Is Jugglor Ynnk-IIoo's assistant. Ho wore ovonlng dross nnd upplaudod with groat enorgy. Ho grow so demonstrutlvo on Monday night that ho annoyed lho othor spec tators, nnd Mnnimor lurcens jrave ordors that ho bo ojectod It ho did not conso to pester Omono by his attention. Tho big struuger k'luiv intliuunnt nt ihoromonslianco. He said hn wns Louis (' Ho.ittlo, nnd thnt ho wns a nowspnpor correspondent at Albany, nnd hnd a right to throw Honors nnd npplnudlfhe vvantod to. . , , , . On Tuowlny nlclit he forced his way to Omono'sdresHlng room In tho summer garden of th Musi'o, and was forcibly ojoc ted Ho was told that ho would bo arrested It ho at tomptod lo repeat Ills portorninnco. l.nrlylast night lleattio walked Into Hoco man's ilrug store, ut Hrondwnynnd Thirtieth stroot. and asked for somo laudanum. J. W. I orrlor. the i lerk. look down n glass jnrnnd hold It up so Unit lleattio might seo It. "About hnvv much of lhal would It take to kill niiiau." bo asked. Hnnttlo hnd been drinking, but the clork thinking lhat it was h irmloss cnrlosltyoti tlio stranger's part poured n quantity nt tbo poison Into a glasn mousuro and hold it toward the lll'ht. , , , lleattio sprang forwnrd quick ns a flash, and seizing lho measure diaineil It nt aguln, Tho clork callod I'ollcemnn Gallagher, who rang for an niubulnnco nud then hurried Into tho drugstore. HoatMo dievv an engraved card from his pocket nud handed It lo lilm " That's who I am." ho bald, " and I nm tired of life," At tho Now York Hospital tho doctors thoucht that Hoattio had a thanco ot recovery. The Ilnlliln Mirer King Ileari. RoMHtviii.K, Mass., Juno 11. W. and John I'cnnvof this cltyhuvo received newsot the death ot their rich nm lo, Andrew l'onny, In South Ainorirn. II In tnrcor was most oient fill, nnd nt tho dose of his life ho was so wealthy lliat ho was cillod lho "hllvor King." He was born lu Scotland on May Id, 1R1J, L.irly inllfohoovlnced ndeslro to go to boo. lie ma lo two voynges loGreonlnnd. and thon shipped nt Sundorlnnd lnavossel bound for bouth America, When tho ship arrlvod at Coblia, a port In Bolivia, l'onny hecamo pos sessed of a deslro to explore that State. He loft tho shin and inndo his way Into tho Inte rior, For u tlmo he oxporlontod great hard ships, but although he wus then only 'M yearn ot ago ho held bravely on. It Is bi'liovod Unit his first situation was ol, tallied nt l'otosl lly nud by ho enme lo loam ot tho hidden wealth of tin. hllvor mines of 1 ollvui up I having gathered tognthor miiiio eniiutl ho nives'el it, along with a I i' mil (Mint in n disused Spnnlsli mini) in llio ururo ilistilot i ( ilm countrj. Tlio inve-t-Ilient proved hiioi Ckh'iiI Ml. lenny sulise (i,ently bought out the J rencli t outil'a Intor ol. and from this mine he has obtained nn in come ostlmuted at 11.000 a wek. Ho married u lialf-castu creole. He has no family, but he adopted tho son ot ono ot bis former monsters. nnooTs ins iiuotuek-iS'LAW. Idle Janes J. Ilannnn Klrat Points a ristol lonard Ilia Own C'lilld. Danlol McNIohols, ncod 23 yoars, was shot yostorday attornoon by his brothor-ln-law. Jnmos J. Ilannon, in tho room In tho renr ot tho liquor storo In Hudson nvonuo nnd York stroot, Brooklyn, of which Bernard McNIchols, tho fnthor of tho young man who was shot. Is tho proprietor. Ilannon for somo tlmo. as It Is allogod, has fallod to provldo for his wlfo, and tho lattor a fow woeks ago lott him, nnd, taking tholr four-year-old daughter, wont to lho with her father In nnartmonts nbovo tho ea loon, 8ho accusod hor husband of 111 treating hor, nnd a fow dnys ago sho began n suit for nopnratlon. Bannoti is not n drinking man, but. It Is said, porslstontly rotusod to work. Aftor sho loft him ho frequently called nt tho house domandlng to seo his wifo and child. Admission was always rofusodhlm.nnd.lt Is nllegod, holms inndo dondly throats iigulnst his wlfo nnd child, ns well ns ngninst his vvlfos rolntlvos. Ho wns porfnolly sobor whon ho nn torod lho snloon yesterday nnd pussod Into tho roar room. His falhor-ln-law was bohtnd tho bar waiting on cuslomors ilannon had boon in tho room only n fow luinutos wlion his littlo daughter entered. On soelng her ho drew a rovolvor, nnd, pointing It toward hor, ox clnlmod ns he did so' " ou might as well dlo now." Ills fnther-ln-law, hearing this remnrk. rushed Into the room nnd grabbed tho band In which bo hold tho rovolvor. nnd during nstruc- Slo for Its possession tho wonpou wont off, lho allot lodging lu tho wall, Dannon still ro tnlnod a llrm bold of tho rovolvor. and the strugglo botweon lilm and Mr. McNIchols con tinued until Daniel, a son of tho lnttcr. hear ing tbo nolso. rusliod down stairs and wont to his father's assistance. A strugglo during which the chairs and tables woro upsot, then followed botwoou tho hiothers-ln-lnw. and endod with tho shooting ot young McNIchols. tbo ballot lodging in his groin. Tho men wero In n closo grapplo whon tho weapon was dis charged, and tho muzzlo must havo boon al most In contact with McN'Ichols's body Tho shooting caused great oxcltement in tho neighborhood, nnd when I'ollcemnn (Julnn ar rlvod Ilannon wns bolng roughly hnndlod by friends of his victim. Ho wns taken to tho Fulton street station, follnwod by a blgoiowd, nnd wns subseiiuontly taken to tho Brooklyn Hospital, to which MoMchols had boon re moved, and was idontlllod by the lattor as tho mnn who shot him. 1 ho wound, although ex tremely dangerous, Ib not considered ns noccs sarlly fatal hy tho attendant physicians, nnd they think MoMchols has a ohanoo for his life. It Is thought that Hannon nrmod himself nnd wont to tbo houso with the purnoso of killing his wlfo nud child, but bo says ho hnd no such Intontion. Ho said ho did not tnko the rovolvor with him. but that It belonged to his fatbor-ln-law. from whom ho grabbed It In solf-dofonco. l'olloo Captain Kason ghos no credonoo to this story. A aiUDEXT AltlltSTF.D. lie Ntole is Tenm nml la btiapectecl of slay Inir Robbed it Hardware fotoro In Cohocton, ItociiF.sTFit. Juno 11. A spodnl to tho Demo crat and Cli) omefe. dntod Canandnlgua, says: "On Mondny morning last a woll-drcssod younc man wont to II. N. Grimes's grocory storo in this villarco and asked if ho might loavo a largo satchol which ho had in his pos session. Tho pormlsslon was readily granted, and tho younc mnn then went to tho Ilvory stnblo ot John Van Brookcr and hired a horso and buggy. Ho thon drovo to tho grocory storo got his satchel, and drovo away. "In tho afternoon Chlof of I'ollco Booth of tho vlllago rerelvod a tolophono mossngo from a farmorln the town of Gorhnm asking if ho know anything nbout a young mnn soiling cut lery, that thoro wns such n porson In Gorhnm going from house to house selling knivos. rnzors, and revolvers, 'lho Chief ropllod that ho knew nothing about him. ' As night camo on and thohorso was not re turned. Mr. Ann Brookor boenmo anxious to know what boenmo ot the rig. sostcrday morning the horo wns lound hitchod to a fonco noar Garret's spoke factory. It was learned tbat tho young man had rowed across tho lako und had spont the night with roln tlvos. Ynn Brookor had a warrant Issued for the nrrost of tho strnntrer who It wns loarnod. wns F,C. Vvhito. u student ot Lima Soiiilnuiy. Whlto wns arrested In Lima yestordny and was brought to this place. "After his arrest It was leamod that Smith's hnrdvvuro store in Cohocton hnd boon robbed of n large nmount of cutlery a fow nights ngo As Cohocton Is White's homo, it Is oharced tint ho committod tho burglary, lho satchel was found In his room at Llmu, and in it woro sover.il knives, rnzors, and two rovolvors Whlto is tho son of n prominent physician of Cohocton, and Is a membor of tho graduating class of Limn Seminary. A constable from Cohocton nnd White's fathor aro expected to nrrivo hero to-morrow morulng." AVEIIXEI) A I'AMC, I-tlttlArS. Inspector Sclinnbert Hat thelVomen Out oT the Iluttnn Factory , I nat JleTore the Fire, Deputy Factory Inspector Goorgo Schnubort of Itochostor, who nrrlved in town n fow dnys ago. Is ot L'arlo's llotol. Ho was standing In front of tho hotol at about 7 i!0 o'clock on Tuesday ovonlng. whon ho notlcod that thoro wore lights In tho windows of tho Now York City Button Works opposlto. Ho Inforredthat thoro wore peoplo working Inside, and wout ovorlo soo whethor thoy woro violating any ot the factory laws. Ho triod to open ono of the doors, but found it locked. Ho turned the knobs of nil tho other doors and found thorn locked, too. This wns a direct vlolntlon of the law, so Jlr. Schaubort bangod nway at ono of tho doors until it wns opened from within. A mnn poked his bond out und nskod, " What aro you looking for f" ..... Tho deputy Inspector, who Is tnll and strong, didn't stop to oxplnln, but pushed his way in ami ascended tho stairs. On all tho floors ho found men, w onion, and girls nt work, although lho factory law prohibits tboemploymont of women or minors nt night work. In reply to his questions thoy told him that they had boon doing ulg'it vv ork for somo time, ns this wns tlio busy soason. Mr. Schnubort called for the man in chnrgo of thu pl.ieo, nnd whou the superintendent nppoared ho ordorod him to send tho fomaloemnloyoes home. llo said ho would bring charges against F.rlangor A Llebmnu, tho proprietors of tlio fnetnri. There woro 450 hand3 at woik In tlio building. .IM) of whom woro women nnd girls. Hardly had tho last man to leave tho building snapped tho padlock on tho fiont door, w lien tho lire broko out vv Inch destroy od tho building. aiiEin ADVExriiEs boos utbii. Young Oeorgo Hernluird Telia or the Tate thnt ISelell Hla nrapunlou. I'lfteon-y oar-old Goorgo Bombard told Jus tleo I'attcrson In tho lissox Mnrkot Court yos torday thnt ho had loft tho body of his filond, I'hll Hollly. lying bcsldou railroad truck nenr 1'hllndelphla at 10 o'clock Monday night. Bernhnrtl's homo wos at 421 and llollly's ot 4J7 Last Tenth strcot. According to Bombard's story tho two boys dolorrolnotl to go to 1'hllndelphla to look for work. Thoy had no money, nnd llornbard stole his sister's gold watch, which he pawned for 7. l'hlladolphlnwas not what they had ex pnetod and they wero homesick, W'hon night cninnon thoy started to walk, following tno railroad tracks At 10 lt o'clock a freight train , line along. Hollly tried to board it and iiilHsod bis looting, tailing In front of n train which was iippionchlng from the opposlto direction, Tim vvliold train passed ovoi tho body. Iiorn luird could Und no place where he could report the accident, nnd niter walking n low miles further lie boarded n freight train and beat his way home, reaching Now York about 7 u clock on Tuesday nlclit, jln went at once to Itollli's homo nnd told ot the in i Ident. Ills slhtor learned of lifs return nud had him nrrested for stealing her watch. Justice I'altetrnn sot tho exaiiiiuutlon for this iilternoon. The boy Is vory centille, and huh he is willing to do his tlmo lor etenliug tl o wnteh. hut his sltor thinks ho Iibs been iniii ishod enough nnd will not appear nculut him, Hollly h older Oroiher tclecriiplind yesterday iilternoon that ho will roach this city with tho body this morning. SO, fiOO for nn Arnault, John O'llrlen bought a ticket on Ihe Hew Haven Hall roal, on Aug 1'' 1HS7, for I'rldgspnrl He was landed ot Port Morns. and wanted lo know why he rial been left at lliat plice Watchman VIli lisel hino assaulted him hihI lie sued the New Vers Niw Hhvcu am Hurl fir I lisllrnail i ompany tor i.oisn diouskes lirf to luUn vuUrnw ill pie hiireme l eurt Ihe Jury yis terl'i sivoo'Urieiia verdiuuf i- Ml f.jinn !fiin l.thtiry'H Creates! of all her literary produ tlmu, entitled 'Mil ful oayuell, ' It ou the news stuiidt to-day 1'rlcs.l tenia. .Uf Huh Punch Is composed of rare old liquors, ana Mliclsi fruit Juices. Uracils Maacui(Uci.-44r. iiiiuiihiiit mm urn miiiiiiiniiiiii mm i THE I.MAN VI nil nitEVKEU. Tlio nig City or New York .Im Her Itovv Into the Iron Hhed. Tho Inmnn llnor City of New York nrrlvod In port last night, nnd reachod hor pier nbout H o'clock. As sho wns turning Into tho slip her bow crnBhftd Into lho plor and toto away boiiio twonty foot of tho Iron covorlnc. Thoro was almost a panic among tho sovoral hundred pooplo who had nssomblod on the plor. Aftor colliding, the big ship bnckod out into tho Btroam, nnd lt was not until 10.30 thnt sho wns llnally dockod. N'ono of tho pnssencers was Injured and tho xcssol escaped with n fow scratchos. LIOIITMSG IOT.LOWED Tllli WIRE, And Made n Lively lllnze In the Mnntinttnn Klrctrlc I.licht lVorka. Tho lights ot tho Manhattan I'loctrlc Light Company along llrondway north of Leonard fitroat, and in many ot tho M roots north of Klchtloth stroot. wero turned off last night nt 8:45 o'clock. Lightning struck ono of tho com pany's wires, followed it into tho building nt l'.lgliUoth street and Avonuo B, whoro their plant Is located, and sot 11 ro to ono ot tho switchboards, Tho tlio spread quickly, and tho twonty workmen In tho building, nftor stopping tho ongines. got out. Two alarms nndaspocl.il call were sent out, and shoitly aftor tho Dromon woro ablo to got nt tho lire lt was oxlingiilshod. Tho building Is comparatively new nnd wn9 supposod to bo llroproof. It is of brick, throe stories high, and fronts ISO foot on Klchtloth stroot nnd 100 fcoton Avonuo B. Tho engines nro on tho first floor. On tho socond floor nro elghteon largo lnonndoscent and olght nro dynumoti. and tho third floor Is usod ns storage room, 'ihero Is a large pole on Llghtlotli stroot In front ot tho building on which tho companlos' wires nro strung. Thoro nro hun dreds ot them, and thoy furnish nn oxcellont target for lightning. It Is supposod that ono of thoso wires was struck noar tho building. A watchman saw tho sparks jumping from tho wires on tho switch board, nnd nmomont later the woodwork was nlilao. Tho tiro spread rapidly ou tlio second nnd third floors tu tho western end of tho building. Whon tho workmon loft thoyclosod tho door, nnd tho llromun hnd to chop tholr way in. By this tlmo tho lire wns burning llercolyand the flamos woro shooting through tho windows. Thero was very littlo that was combustlbloln thntpaitof tho building, how ovor. and in un hour tho flamos wero oxtiri-cnJ'-hod. 11. M. Edwards, tho suporintondont ot tho building, said that tho twenty-six dynamos woro worth from ta 000 to $5,o00oaoh. It wns lmposslblo to discover Inst night how much those mnchluos wore damugod. Tho building was not seriously Injured, nnd It wns thought that 10,000 would covortho entire los. '1 ho Manhattan Company furnishes nil tho commorclal lights In the district north ot Ightlotli street from river to rlvor. They hnvo nlso H'l city lights. Including tlio'o In 12jtti street, botweon Flrstnnd Lonoxavcnuos. 1 holr only down-town lights uro nlong Broad way, north of Leonard street, Tho loss was fully Insured. OVlt ELAO KEPT W AVISO. A Steamer Captain Declines (o Ilnnl It lloivn to I'lease n. Ilrltlsh Colonel, KisnsTov. Ont,, Juno 11. Thoro was great oxcltomontnt tho ferry wharf this afternoon as an oxcurslon party wns lonvlng oa the steamer St. Lawronco. Tho oxcurslon wns under tho auspices of tho Canadian Order ot l'orrestors. Some days ago permission wns received from tho Government tor tho St. Lnwrenco, which is nn Amorlcan bont. to cnll nt Canadian ports downriver, lho hand of A Battery of artillery bad boon engaged by tho Mayor to accompany tho oxcurslon. Tho bnnd nrrlvod.at tbo wharf, Sergoant Carey lutormod tho Mayor that Col. Cotton had given him ordors not to board tho steamer unless the Amorlcan flag was haulod down. The ownors of the stoamor wero consulted. Thoy refused to haul down tho Stnrs and StripoF. 'ihe Stnrs were nt tho end of tho slo imor's bowsprit, tho Union Jack nt tho top of tho Btnff nt tho bow of tho bont. and tho stars and stripes at hor stern. Tho Canadian flag was flying nmldshlps Col. Cotton, in com mand of A Battery, was interviewed by a ro portor. Ho said: W Ith roferotico to allowing mon to land In nn Amorlcan port with military uniforms ou. lt is against tho regulations governing British troops, nnd I objocted. 1 found afterward that it was not intended to land tho men, but when lonrned that the Amorlcan flag was flying In a conspicuouc place on tho steamor. I objected to allowing the bnnd to go on board becauso I did not think it would look olght to see o body of British troops being conveyed through the Thousand Islands on n stoamor carrying tho btnrsnndstrlios. "I am sorry there has beonn troublo over the mattor. A peaceful understanding could have boeu nrrlved nt had the flags boon lowor ed before tho boat loft port. Of course wo did not own tho bont, and could not compel tlio ownors to lower the ling I thoreforo rotusod to allow tho band to go on bourd." OS IDA ItADCLIlTE'S "TIPS." Three Opium Joints In Tlilrty.thlrd Street Italiled In Tno JVlKhts. Ida nadclllTe of 140 Wost Thirty-third street. a young opium Bmokor. told tho Thirtieth Btrcot police rocontly that Slegmund Hess wan runnlnc nn opium joint in a flat on the ground floor of tho house nt 138 Wost Thirty-third stroot. Cnpb Heilly got a warrant for Hess, nnd nt 1 o'clock yostorday mornlnc Detectlvos Brett. Ilayos, Kemp, and McConnoll wont to tho flat and urrestod Hess and a pnlo young man, who lay on n carpet In tho middla room emoklnc n sllvor Inlaid pipe. The dotectlves soarcbed tho flat and secured a big lot of pipes, opium bowls, opium stamps, and plpo tinys, ft quantity of fresh opium, and about llfty tin opium boxes tbat had originally contalnod a pint ot opium each, but had boou omptled of their contents. Thoro was also n, eatehol lott behind by a yon in: man who bad been thoro to smokn before tho rnld occurred. '1 ho dotectlves carried tlio blglnyout down to JolTorson Market Court yostorday when Hess wns urr.ilgned Ho gavo his name at tho sta tion houso as Shinny lloyman. '1 ho palo young man said that ho was Fdwin Smitlmf 143 Wost 1 ifty-thlrd stroot, and that ha was n clerk in u Frnuklln street dry goods house. Ho was held for a hearing this morning. '1 ho Hadcllffo girl is tho same ono who gavo Ihe polbo tho "tip' on tho two joints at 142 West 'Jhlrtv-thlrd street, next dnor'but ono to Hoss's. which woro raided ou Monday night. Terillile Wind ritnrra In Illinois, BiooMtsr.Tiiv. 111.. Juno 11.- V tornmloswept Do Witt county betweon llo'cloik and noon to day, A schoolhoiiso noar Hlrkbeck was de molished while school was In 6csson. l'lvo children were Injured, of whom It Is feared tmi will die UWiiPollntho Illinois l ontral dopot and tho Methodist church were wrecked. A man iiiunod Houso, living neai thnt town, was Intnlly hurt. Trees nnd telegraph poles wero mashed in all directions. Tho barn on .Mrs. Abb itt's fnriii noar Woiolla wns domollshed nnd tliioe horses klllcul. onsldernblu daumco wns iiono nt Wavnesvilh) nnd Clinton 'lho storm inoioilnortlivvo-t i southeast in a path way about half a mile vvido. nnles Ilrrllnes to Jlluke Any t'harse. MoNTi.KVT, Juno 11. -'lho condition of Kh gono Covvlos, who abducted his child from llovelnud mid was slot by his hrothor-in-liiw, continues to Improve, Ills recovery is only n manor of n week or tivo .ludco Dcsnoyois went to the hospilnl tu day lo take Covvles's deposition When a-ked what ho had losav i uvvles answered lhat he hud no statement to mnko and declined to mnko .my rliurcu. It is Pi. .la1 In Halo will bo Ui-chnrgod from custody to-iutriow. (shot Ills Successful Illrul, Schaston, June U.-Ilony Cnpwell, living at Mill City, was shot nnd seriously wounded Inst evening liy I arry Tost, a bnkor. ( apwoll urns keeping compnny with a vouug woman named Hnnlittlo. who had jilted Host, I npwell is In a critical condition, nud 1'ost has I oeu arretted. Attempt to I'lie u Tenement. s m link 'I evil 1 ernei turtnl el ui I nre to the teiatnenl h -e n ' I i st I" ' i sir rt la hishi lo plin U k ' ui - utaf Im k hi the t tin ..u 1 In tl s ir sl.alt. II is i .he third aitemi I mado lus i Hits lioi.ss ou lire Kaspp'a Root Ilrrr IJztruet. No "facilities " required In msVIng One boltlt juskes Isu a'lUoiij for bobs ms. J'rlce sjc-aii, RIOTING IN COLUMBUS, OHIO. j TUE WHOLE TOII.V SIDES H ITH Tit: AXIUiil.Sll HlIUEl VA1C JI..V. I A Driver Hull Killed by n Mnh-StrssitM I overrd vtlth Obstructions Primp 3s ' lie ullril Ont-Tlip Iuj ni'n Perplexity. ' Coiwims, Ohio, Juno 11. Ihero wan un- f othor fulllo attempt to run stroot cnrslrotn tho i Oak and main lino cur stables this morning, and ncnlti tills aftoi noon. Boloro tho car hnd gono far this inoinlng it was derailed by a. i Blone. 1 ho driver attoinptod to oscape. but hn ' was surroundod. jerked about, kltkod. nnd ' flually thrown to tho ground. Tho crowd might; i havo killed him had n d. tho police dispersed tho ilolors, i esculiig tho untortunnto mau. i On tho Oak elroct lino at 10 A.M.. John Lucks, an ox-snloon keoper. attempted to act as conductor of tai .15. Tlio driver rotusod to i glvo his namo. but ho was tho man who wns ' bought off whllo trying to run n Long Btrcot i car on last Monday. Ivvo polhomon wero In ; enclj ond of tho car. nnd two patrol wagons follovvod with Ion policemen In onoh. Atiutor vals stones nnd other obstructions had boon Plneod upon tho trnck. Whon tho enr ronchod Mlllor nvonuo tho dilvor was persuaded to f leavoby thobtrlkors. but tho conductor cot a ) socond driver. Tho groaning of tho crowd so ( ovcited tho horsos that tliev refused to movo even when whlppod. Ono old lady took olThor 1 bonnot and throw It at tho driver. J. T. Kauf- ; man. a real ostato doalor. ran up, unhitched ono of tho trneos, and wns arrested. -Mnn camo, running from nil diroctlons, nil hooting nnd de nouncing Ihosc.ibs. In a short tlmo thoro woro 7,000 pooplo on tho ground, and tho drlvor, to save his life, jolnod tho strikers. MayorBtuck airlvcd Inn buggy, nnd mado a brlof Bpouch to thostrlkois nnd tholr svmon thlzors. llo Biihltho trnck was covorod wltlt stones for two squares, thnt this must stop, nnd thnt It tho mon guilty of obstructing the Iraikdld not ceao thoy would bo punished. Whllo ho sympatiod Willi tlio strlkors if this work wns continued somo of thorn would cat ' hurt. Such violations of trio lawi ould not bo tolerated, even lt it took tho outlro police I toieo to prevent It. ! Tho Mayor saw a boy, Harry Haupt, placing; ? stones on Urn triuk. und ordered his arrest. f Tho wotnon boenmo greatly incited and nn oldorly ladv distinguished horvjlf by mnklnsf I sovoral nitomptH to unhitch tho horsos Two othor women trlod the s.uno thing, but thoy ! woro pushed uwny by tho police. Ono vvoniaa 1 Bnld "If lho men uro afraid to tnko the scntj ! off the ear just turn him over tothe women, and I thoy will fix him," J Tim car was Anally run back to tho stables. f as tho pollco found it lniiiosslblo toprocoecL Suporintondont ot I'ollco Murphy mouutod tho k platform ot a cur and said f "I wont you pooplo to dlsperno: no moro nt t tempts will bo mndo to tun caro hero." The) i cboers that wont up wero donfoninrr. J The Mayor Bald to-night: "1 am dohatlna i whether it Ih not host to call it mooting ot In- J lluentlal citizens, nnd from their ndv Ice for- 'i mnlato iny course. I hnvo a list prepared of gontlomon I wish to talk with, and may cnll t, tho mooting for to-night or to-morrow morn- I Inc." Gov. Cnmpboll watched tho groat crowd In t the btnto Houso yarn to-dav. nml Is greatly jj worriod over tlio situation. Ho tloos not want Vfl to cnll out tho militia, and will not unless life) 'i is lost and proporty destroy od by tho strlkors, 'I Where "Ifesterdny'a Fires Were. I . Si -l:-io I'm 1 ast Thirty fourth street, EllMbeth t Mead s boarding house, damage SI ,U, 11.2V, 3 Madison I street. Daniel Murphy a house, no damage, s 11 102 Pe'ancey street. Mary Cohen s saloon, damage stUbt P. M I.' in, s 1'nst sixty nrth street, chimney, ns damage. 2 41, left Fast Uroadway, L. SalTerman's clothing store, damngof IM), 4 or, lit) West 12Vth strssc, y rente vvnnlerahouse damage slight s 1 second ttnor of rH0Tenth avenue, damaged, s 4V, third floor of 345 I ast Twenty second streit. damage ?iv, caused by tamp exploding H 40, rourth tloor of 10 Fast Hghtb, street, yiosrs l.owfnthal. d image slight, H 4i Uaiihau Un Klertrlo worBS Mghtlsth street and Avenue II. caused br lightning striking one of the electrlo wlrsa, damage $40 (. lo so fourtb tloor ot 717 beventa av tiue. Tbomaa llotler, damage $10 j t Four Hhtp I.onda of Tourists Onfbrarop '1 Four crowded steamships salted for Kurope yesterday. The White star liner vtajestlo carried nearly 1,300 pas sengers lu cabin and steerage Amonjr those on ihtg unusually large summer list wero ltudolph Aronson and Mrs Aronson Y. VV, ( hssehrongb vlr an 1 Mrs James t.illette l,en Horace Porter, Mr and Mrs. A Iselin, N U vtarauand Pror Allan Marfan I and Oen 1' K. VVtnslnw On the Aller of the North i,erman Ltordlina were John vt l'felfrer II O Norlhcote c lisrles J. Max. ' well, Vtedlral Ulnetor I' J Horvltxof the navy, Ja ceph Sellgman, nud Miss 1'iully Itlgl Overcome by the Ileut. ' Jsmrs Wart colore I 45 years old, of 153 West snteentb street, was taken to t hatubers htreet llosplttl j esterday siiflering from the heat, Thomas Wilson. VI years old of 105 Madison street was overcome by the heat at Inrty seventh street and Third avenui. and was luksn to Uellsvue Hospital. Patrick Hrown '.' I yrar old of '.eventv fifth street t and Ihtrd avetiuo was overcoiuo by the beat and taken t to the 1 resbjterlau Hospital I Charles rostello ngrd4) of 43S Thirty ninth street J was prostrated by the 1 eat and taken to tbo Lliamber s street lion leal j The Weather. j Rainy, threatening weather prevailed In the lllMla. i slppl valley and lake regions yesterday The heavlslt 4 rain occurred at Chicago. 1 04 Inches In twenty four ! boors, the barometric depression was passing northeast over the lakes Into Can-do. Iiilr weather covered the f Atlanthi coast S'ates and the districts west of the Mis- slsslppU In the central valleys and I astern Statu it was ', warmer on aci ount ot all area of Iilgh pressuroon lbs f nulf coist, forcing the warm, moist air north Into tha ff ' depression over the takes the warm atr extending east 1 as far as Quebec, ranadu where the temperature stood 'j at CO at S 31 , the humidity was excessive over tha same dSlrlct. A second arra of high pressure In tha statesjust east of the Itocky Mount tins was creating de j llghtfully cool weiiiherat Cheyenne, where the ther mometer register. d4Ja Penver 40 , and lort fiuford, j Pak . 4S Tl e i ool vt sail er as iniiv lug east Into tha j MIs.lssltplTalliv In this city lho day nat fair, with Indications et f thunder showers during the evening Thn oovernmrnt 5 tlicrraonutir riugoil t etuecn tia in the mornlDgunil f S5 at 4 r M invkiug It the w irmest llthofJuneon R recirl tl" tniuidui avcrakol Tu per tiut., wludl jl fresh southwest. J Today ir'mlsflH to be fair an I continue warm, with a possi ily a si oiver during the emimg, tomorrow fair, I cooler Q llio ttiermometrr at Parry s phorma'y In the Cos E building ro.orde 1 Ih'i leuq erature yesterday as follow li i 1SHII lst KRl is 10 j 3 A M. 71' 07' 3 SO I" VI. .. s.i ejs I 0 A VI T' I 7" II I' V ,7ll KV (I A VI . HJ 74' HI' M f U VI . . 7l' bnJ I J Ml might 7J 70S i Averse ..... ..7il v' ATcreon luno II Ive ... T. j si mi ormi' iiikii ssr I Mit H r- s nn nsnir. lor Maine Jvew Haiiij shlrv and Vermont, ralnt ' slightly toiler, evci t "inner lu Muliie, southerljr winds Itr Vntuchuittts httOtie hlattit, Connrcticut, and tasu era .vui Jul thtivtit stallon try remj erature, except tneait'rn Viinchus'tis ftljlitl'j cooler, tiu'herty v-tmtt. Korihe District of i olumbls. New Jersey, eastern IVnnsylvaulo, Delawars, ant Maryland, rain, conttn ueil higher temperature, southerly winds, cooler Irllty Forwrstsrn rennsylvanla western New lork, sn4 1 Ohio, rain, stationary temperature except slightly ci oler lu northern Ohio, vnrlahle wltius. OOTIIXUS A1IOU1' lows. There will li innsld n Past lllvor Park today it P vi i,v l ontrruiia Mntli Iteglmenl baud ltrfpree stetson i esterday completed his report on the lioiting left r litia In the Ive. and .slayllrr Ci.r, A pain of In isesevvuid 1 v I Mililli t lis Pclincey sir. et tack d overt oard ve.ierdiv ,i' Pier I I. It nus ol tlivm wan drowned and Un i Itier was av d Urn droAiie I l" ly of a man alio It . v irs f agrt Irrt .lichrs in height grav i oti es ,l ri met B In shoes v un wi she J us lorn it nil. I nit is, .rlnr virs Ma trt vtnroti or h j,t n I.IhihI is e UyM Coveredf. ! I'liajes ut iltu suieriori irltnuillift U.il I ln I i.llr ,.ir.i'. uuaw are ell t I In I inn. Hum a or al VV rsl and lulton stir, i- A Jury i, ibtains I veisrHvtn the oenersl ass siiiis.1., ,.re linUe litgr.i I t frv i.f rte M en.e, la dieted t r murdir in He first dear's i", ;l""."ln'iS ite IviteSpeuce hi I'i IU I liuil iiflh street, Ml Marcli .' i A bait tl rtliy Al'iiuol. i'lta ru llth street, be Ivveel. Ii.urllialll M ll.pn sellils ll T il a lay br as evrralKiui sill" I ii-l li-lli trr.t i.u i irjsi treu I nml lu tl - I' of ' ' ' " ' "" yesterday .lustlie II II, Iml I I li in . is) lul Tie n in sill a W,. up laud Oil - us of i eorgl l, wli rrliel me mi .'ri I ill . I " I I'dllf t nun or I it. "' He tan. He' " t v, Minliuril ' no- '""I "ergs, n i tl I i , ir a i i- v en i u. .unrilerly l. rs -11.1 u I l i ' lilcM li i l ' . n t, ill 'I e I I i ed )latei il nil unt.eifr ' du i ly ii 1 1 r n jn umeiu for f 7 ee lii i he I uvr el in ll - iireme Court last isnuarv ak ilnsi i An eric ui yinatu" I'oulsny, HenU'ssksi rai 'ion to re-train ibe corpora. lion from dm osn g fauy v( Us Hulsrly duiluf tUt , nuaeuc cf ttsavlivu. rMiTfi nnrrTrr- " ui