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f ? 2 7 """" " "'" THE SUN, THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, VML
; Hon lint forth benefit of the destitute families ' ' ( of tho victims of the Oleaster Is swelling rapidly. j i The story of thadrrrat tho ruins In dotnll ' i follows; J t TAKTSfrt OUT TltH. TIODIRS. ' I l'roni midnight thronsti tho Bray hours of ' i nrly morning tho work of uncoterlng and j taking out bodies continued. A showor that dtote pclle and 'lungshoromen towhntshel- ; ter the adjoining buildings niTortlod camo un ', at 2 A. M. A tin ty had Loon brought In a cot- fin from the ruins lo iho sidewalk shortly be- toro 1 A. .M This oti" win found where tho ,j restnurnnt ha I Lorn. Thon another body mi I disiotori'd At almost tho Bamo tlm tl.o ! ' I ndy discovered mine thnn nn hour before at tho eppoltc eldo w.t Ittkonotit, I Dr. Fagoi'osiTlbedoae of those bodies na that of a man "i 'out 7 In-no tall awl In weight ' ! about ICO pound. IIli front teeth were trrrg- i ukii and nn Incisor of tho upper sot wai bodi. , i All hi. clothes had bien bumod oh. Tho head d another body was fi.v Hired It had it lull ot ol eton tu'tlt. T'.eic win nothing else np- ' t parcntly by whlrli it could be ldtnllfld. , J TiKitirutr it uah jkvnu: ruiwrcn's imrv. ; 1 Another of the bodlss was that of n woman J with the head and upper trunk burned. Three I tenth wero iulAilng fmm the lower Jaw. She 1 vor a bine and white checked cnlico dress, a nklrl f bro'ad ijlbrk n-d redstr pes. with black I Mocktrcs and low hoes. altor Flower. I the brother of Jcnnlo 1 lower, fainted outright when ho sw the body. He felt stir It wan his sister's, hut Dr. Pag after ward told hlm it Mas thutof a woman much rlti,r th.in his sitter. An uncle ot Jennie J lower carried nway ft fragment of tho I I womnu'RilieeS. , , i .Next was found.whei store "2 hnd stooI,tho body ot u mun. It nut buruoil beyond recogni tion. A woman's imdy 'vns ,'ouiid In the ran 1 tre falilj null preserved. Sim had perfect i' ' lowor teeth, but four of tlo row abote wero i g"no. Hor hnlr was d.uk Mis wore n blnck i I cuhnor dress trimmed with laee, whlto tor- feoiH. a kul; undershirt and n lece-boiderod vhlto oliHivlRe, Willi clinked stockings of blnel: nnd whllo and brown 1 A man's I o ly wus titkwii out at 1:41 o'clock, lutir of llieuninr tooth wou missing tin w.iudurl: troiis'is ami n white xhlit with Murk crobar. Innpockot was the oard of Jihoino A Jliirka. binnces maker ami liorst, otilllttcis ol lintrhiv mid 'ireonwlen streot". Charles C. and William J. llrrrlug. who vera I n'soat, drclnrd It iiitiat betholody of their bfi II o loi i It A lle'rlnc, wlin wan a snles liiiiu'or shorna A Jiuiko. Hurting lived at' m !". 10 t-trf ot. .lor?-.-C'lty. t An liom Liter wa fniinil thn body of n man ab'.iit n Jiot tfn Inches tn'.l. lie Lad dark hair, n Mnootb la r. an J roaular teoth. Ho ' Moro a Mile- and nhito chwlc lumpoi'. it blue polka-dot tl. white mrrlno .iranetH. and dark t, wai'.ti'imt and tiouonr. In tho lockets wo in , j i u blltor w.itoh with a I'nlvy cao and KUIn , inotemont, n bone-handled pocket knife, u ! one-druchm modlclno bottle, rlrven keys otfu is run:. M'ci-j Bline buttonors. Hnd ).". Miortlv altor 0 o cloc.v thn iji dy of a boy was : ' tiiiroicroi) in the tiasxment ot T4. Iiputr i C'iiinar Mnii(.olbi iitn dr-ciiLod it as lliic ' lei-t" Ineheii. nrubublo nue. U veins: weight, I ubout I2U pounds, 'lnobodr win clothed in j fclnrt tronxiT'). lone red bOclt. and crny shirt. At f:!l'i o clock a liodj wan lonud near tl'e l i rear wallo! theburei'joiitwheie the roiaurant , I liad bren. It wu ilutl ct a laian man. He I wi-io lluu sttlpodtri-usiTs. a reil tie with white , j jmiII.u dote. IjioMi v-t. Hiid whit" upron. A coiiili ns found le hi- po.'kut. tncnther with a lTia.ch lu mnl ii iend tnnoll. ritieeu iiiluutcs , later ano'.Ler buds of n man wn-dhcoered. . I opniy I di'innr Jionlln ile--crlbd it an nli.mt 4n earn old. Ilto foot seven Indies tall, wcleh- lim about l."i ; ound-. Jl had lalite teeth, and was ola'1 In striped camtirlo shirt, wiilto iliawor.-. whlto niorltio undeishirt, uray socks, Ci iiurost calKrs, mid dark tiou-ors. "H 'J'lieiiext tioib wis liuind at 8 o'elock. and ' was the Inst to lo uneannod In l'etrsen'a v restaurant. It was that of n man of about the !, aiiina i-lre s the former, and dressed in about ; the hatnewuy. II" lud luowu hair, and ho wore a dyed moustache. On his narnou were ., found it bruss wnloli. a i enknlfo. a pair of ere. jfln'-pos. it bunch f four kens. IS couts, and llitee Chlne-e liunury ticket". One of t'onunl'-eliiiier Ollroy'a men who was fdiiitollinR ruliblMi Into the carts thutarncar- V rylncuway tho il bilx found it KO'.d natch and cliiiin ntnl IooLhi vhie4i lin banded oror to tho ' v police. Oa tho wntch was tno lottor "II.," , nnd pn the lo'-ket the inltals " SI. A. If." They are euppored t be tlm property of Morris A. , llHrrlnc. whose bo ly was found and identlRod onrlier in the mnrnlne. A coat mi nlo found ' In ihe lulus cnril.iiniiic a nolo Ik ol. In which waswiitieu tho naiuu " Solomon. J2 Attorney ' 6troot." cxt was found the body of nyounewomnn 5 nbout'JS jean' old. he was In it Mitlnc P"a- s turn wlihaiafti-r lyinu.v rnssherlocs. Loth of , which weto broken. Her nock nlso wa lirokun. Sho had da I: brown hair tied with a " biown ribnon. ami sbi wore ablue and white i calico ilrc-s nlth china luittone, one buttoned tB shoo, lilac k Mncfelni.'ti. wiilto corets. a knit uiidorRhirt. nnd white, cotton drawers. Dr. I'auo aipres-si-d tho opinion that fully (.ne-hiill o the deaths wer caused diructly by J hullocfitlon. f Thora ncro8ime."hosnld, who. I belleTe, ; weirf diownod by tho water thruwn by the s firemen. ' i Woik on tho ruins was discontinued alto- f. cottier at ,'i o'clock. It will be resumed this f ruornlnc merely wi'h tho object of clenrluc nway tho d-nils. Tho policemen cuardlnu tlio fire linos at midnight had next ' to niithiim to do, as tin- visitors nt ti that time could Lu counted ou the i. tli cors. One policeman iou special duty on I thn north side of tho stisot, jost below tho I' Turk plnre eletateil stutlou. ll kept Ids eo '- u on a llitle blnck tn. box put up to receive con- 'i. trlbutlons for HUlTorcrs irom tho fire. N'carly- r oterybody that pabbmt put in n coin or a bill, j- niT.j.rn axi nirssixa. !: Ten ISottlpi Yrt Tnttccuuntrcl For-How the ' I'nvrrllted J.tst of .tlleatnic Grow.. ' IPKNTIFimi IinAD, 4."i. I' Ukiiifnifimi PKAI). IB. VEltlFIEU Ah MlhSIMI. 2G. lNVKRini.I LIST Of VlbSIKO, ,19. i Tho work of searching tho ruins fs com- t ploted. Tho bodies loun I number sKly-one. v 1'orty-five of thorn hate been idontllled. As' " each body was takon fiom tho ruins it was placed in a cofiln and. unloss fmmodlatoly , claimed by tho relatives, carrlod to tho Mortriie. Kodoscrlptlon was t.ikonof It. Tho cofiln was ! marked in chalk with n number and a lattor. )' Thobo looklnc for lust onos had no help Irom f tho olllcials, but wore ro.iipo'lled to bearch tho row of cofllns until thoy came to what they i bouitht. t Hud the coflhis boon plnood In lino with the clothes, such u.s ronulnrd, and tho articles found on each body on the top of tho collln, the work of Identlfcittlon would haro been ijulck- ' ernnd eni-ler and lot.b.d of many of its hor- rorj. '. J Thoro ore sixteen unldonti.'lod bodlos In tho ! k Jlorcuo. 'i'wcnty-t-lx pet -ons known to hao 1 beenlnornenr tlfo luln'fd buildlncsnt tho tlmo ' of their destruction, are reported misilnu, and i , roiortorsfor Thk hUM uato verillod the stato- . I Pieutsof the suivltors. Whore aro the other ' ten i.ouies? Tin- Kl'.n cannot tell. The j irrowth of the llt of untunlled mlsslnir D may be accounted for by any tlsitor I ' I to the Jlorcti'. At either side of Y the entrance bt.inils a pollceniau haltlns all i' who cannot plead cood ezeuso for wishlnu to 7' enter. Wlt.lmiu thu blc tratos Undine to the yard aro iloens of morbidly curious men, women, and lmvx. the wnmeti lu the majority. The policemen announce that time may enter Who does not seek a lost iieijualnianoe. What easier than intout a nntno und an address I lion the naiun nud address, neither of which perhaps has any Hxlstsnce, are i,'ltnn tho police- man biamK ald to allow the morbld-inlnded liar to p.ies. Tho numa ttiven lit noted by the buev repoitere who UbortHtnlytrrlna to verify i it. Tne,rerllled list Is louic euourfU without f any added horrors. . I nr. ku.i.ku. i J nRKrrxKR, CnAm.rs, lfi rears, 343 East , J Fifty-fourth street. Identlfled by bis father, i (.'olk. l.t.ovum II., .Madison btroef. lirook- i lyn. Ideutillod by It. II. Lawrencj. ' Cunnv. (iitsTttK. 40 year". Woodbridcs, . N.J. Identlllod by hie son J.'dmuud, J Ijkiklfi.n, .MAnv. '16 years, 446 hast Ninth , v etrouL Identtfiad by her mother. ,, IJtwi.rY. Oiiiui.Es IIuhui:. 'll years, 140 Cherry street. Identified by hi wife. . ' 3 Dickson. Jous, Si.O Broadway, Williams. ; burcu. Clotlios idontllled by his brother WU. i i Hum. KoiiitFN. AJ'iit. W years, 430 Last Hlith ; etieoL Idenlillad by Ills sister Winnie. i lon. l,iii. l-i tears. 403 Madison street. -'. IdentlOad by her olster, ilr. C. Main. ;' Ki.Lts, W. H.. 4- years old. TiH Hart street, Drookljn. Identlfled by ('. M, itome. 1 1;peki,b, rniLrp, 17 yoars old. 410 South Fourth street, Wllllamsburuh. identified by ' his mother. I Fa tin, Joun, IS years old, 253 BUB street, Brooklyn. Identified by his father and 1 . brntboi. by his buspendnrs. .1 ; Fi,owKr. 'rvvij.-j.' Vears, 41 Renwlek street. ' Identified by bar un-lo, liinns. .In 's. .0 jenrs old, 237 Greonwlch i etreot. Ideti.H'o l In" his parents. ( xi liiu.nw HMi.ir, ?n.fAHN, -j'i yeais, 417 East ' '. Pevcnty-nliitli strosl. ideutlfli-d by hi-broth- ! er-ln-law Humuol Helm of 2't AtenuuC, ' IlAcn, I'juMi, OJ jean l'J.'il'liwt street. Idea- tilled by bis brolbi-iJiihi. Hi.ai.v.hi, As.s c 'I jentH, rail: place. ilhinrsii'i ii. .1 . oh. 1 ears, 123 hast lOSth street. Iden'illcd bv I.Umuther. llri.v, i.i.i or. id yeurb, 2.AfnueC. Idea ' tilled by her biotiier i-uiiiucl. r IlKliK'N , Jlni.i.ib. -!' toars. i7 Trie street. ', . JereyClti. Ii entitled by I alios C. Herring i ' of ;33 Ttilrd stroet, .Iei-pvC'ity, J - Iljl.Uh. Ji.nv, -U years, 7.'i ( louvornenr street. M' Identified when found liy a patty of frieuds. life 1 Ilri.NP, Joii.v, 'M ymrp, I'uu Van, l.ako 'ill ( i.i i nnilipllMjftirin n iin tirMniwt, .ii,.siJMaMjgaj 4'jti-iittik "Vpy -j.tr.' iffVt.gwasaijaiB Konka, N. Y. Identified bV Patr.'elc nendrlek of 74 hsstlSd street. Kinrr, AiiTnur, uit years. H7 Jourteenth street. Hoboken. Identllleil by his father. I.or.nr. Oi:or. is. l.'i yoars. Mi Wallabout street. Wllllamsbureh. Mentlllcd br bis father. MacMamhv, mihii. 2.1 jesrv, 4'i Ooiumbni .avenue. Identilled by hor bister, Teresa. JliiuiLitTov, Ai.iiEtiT U, 1 . years, tt'i Fourth avenue. llrookUn. Idontllled by hl hither. Mtu.Klt. I'mhi, 1(. juar. am Wallabout stront, Wllllniiibhureh. Identlllod by his brother.in.lnir, Christ llaherle. Mil L-ii. A sml. 1" yems. 41rt i:aat Mnth stioct. Identilled by her father. . l'i.n:r.bFs. Avni,Ri. Jr.. '1 yonrs, S.W Third atcnue, Identlllod by i lotlirs and jowolrr. Vt'ivs. Mm.uiK, IK years, 214 Cherry sttoot, Identilled by hor employer. Loo Itoseuteld, Itiimis. Mauy.2.'i tears, 10 j Clermont ave nue, llrooklyn. Identllleil by ner sister Norah. Itrii'iL.UVhTAT, 1'J years, 00 Miller aveniie, rtronklyn. Identilled by his brother-in-law, William Kchwftab. JiObHM'Kt.n, I.oui", 10S Kast KlKhty-flrst street. Idontllled by his partner, lluito llo eeuthnl. Bciir.tr, Wtj.i.iAM O.. 23 rears. 57 Montcom err Mreot. Identified by Charles Scholl ot 341 hasthetenty-elKbth stioet. bi'litirr, (ViNiiAD. 17 tears. 125 Kunt 103th Btroot. Identilled by his brother William. Hi.irrrli. tritnirt 1 In? I'nrl; arnnna. Identilled by his son Ldwnrd, HrhiNKit. UiisTAV, 2f. years old. of 211 East 107th street Idontllled by Freriorlek Qlado; employee of the .MnitA I'ubllshlncComtiany. NiKiksr, Jniix, 41 years. :t'J2 Nelson aionue, Jersey City. IdentlCe.l by Philip Welbocker. HiiAtnxicK. KitNi-sTllGMUr, 13ears,27Moor street. WlUUmsbureh. Identified by bin HeiiMAMUr.n, . f,0 years old. of 432 Tall- Bade avenuo. JerseyClty Heights. Identilled by K Hcbnaars of tho same address. Sui.uvav. (If.onoK. lit years. 21R Monro atrnot. Identilled by father unit uncle. Thiitk. 1. W., 43 yenrs old. I'M West Beventy flrtstreot. Idontllled by monociam on lew elrv and bv letters In his pocket". Ti'l Li. Asnik.. 17 year", !'i Madison street. Identified by her sister Itnchnol and her brother Oeorite. ., . Wtt.svfit, OrTo, 24 years. 10S last Elchth ctroot Identified by Adolph listener of 2tiU -st Thlrty-elEbth street. WtLLitMb. Mamie, hi years. 443 Cherry street. Identified by her brotbor-ln-lnw.Joseph W. Cheevers of 313 West Thirteenth htreet. ZiKKitT. Ui'sTAV. 27 ynars old IHO Washlnc tou street, Hoboken. Identilled by 11. litmus of Hoboken. VEIUFJF.n AB MISStMl. AvsciiUTr. Jons, ,104 finst Hotmton street. llAiniY, W'n.i ia. H (tram) stieet, Huns. Jons Ik. 3S4 llnst 114th street. Jli.r.ur.i:. L.awretK.0. 217 Morcer street, Jer sey City. ItiuM(.tr.TF.s.CHAM.r.s, 304 Wallabout street, W'llllumsbuiuh. IitiAPEi,. Ai.inKP. 250 East 107th street. OtVASAHU, Jous, 277 Aonue U. Iiuss. Mtttv. IS yeore. lln Houston street. Donnelly. Jous i'., 332 Enst boventy-ulnth street. DVKAVFr.iTrit,AnntnM,141 Delancey street: eniidoyed by Louis ltrpenfold A (o. H. inn. 1'iiANii. 113 West llltr-tblrd street. Hemmuiik.ii, 'iiiEotioriF., 3.(8 Kust Mnth stieet. KiiitcitNEr. HinMts, T.1C Enst 139th street. MsnuLS, Jamhs J 143 Lust Fifty-ninth street. Mmiks, lloiiEiiT II., no.'i I.nfayetto avenue. Itrooklm. A boat- was Identilled as that of Marks's on Tuesday by n man who professu to rccocnizo it by tho clothes. L. J. Mmks cnllcd ut the Moricue tostnrday with nf ample of tho do h of which his brothers coat was ma to and duclu.'ed tho lilentllicntlon Incorrect, Milt t. u. Louts. im; willow street, llrooklyn. M tcDosALD, W, T 130 Chester street, brook-lyu- MrKEssA. James. 041 f-'o'ond avenue. MiI'ULkton. Ai.uEitr K., 412 l'ourth avenue. Brooklyn. JIul'itKLSoK. Wn.T.TAM, 21 Domlulckstreot. 1'tUL. Lyiua. CO Cherry street. srtTEs, William 11., 102 ltidcowood avenue, Newnrk. Williams. TnoMts. 133 Vnilck Ftree, USYhttiril'D LIST Of Mlb.sISd. In mnny Instances names without addresses of persons ml'Blnir wore clten to tliereporters and to the police nnd to the hospitals, and in many more enses the nddresses itlvun have beon pro ad Incorrect by the Intestltation of Ku repertors. This ts thoumerllloil list: Au.lbos. CiiaIii v-. of Haltlinoie: left I. C. riiifer ot Port Itichmond. htuton Island, at noon, Saturday, to to to the olBce of the .sorKA Publlehlnt: Cumpauy. Ho has not been seen since. Ari.h. Pini.tP, 347 Cireenwlch streot. Al,uitEi'iiT, JoitK, East lloustnn stroet. IILITZ, Samueu 3C3 East Houston street. Ono ot the unidentilled dead woro a shirt marked (t. Hliss. and is thouchtby the Morcuo keepers to be the man asked for by this name. Hiut, Jons, .110 Ea,st Houeton streeu Hi'.owK, Maky and Cuaiilks. 96 Nassau stroet. Brooklyn. Clauesce. John C. 23 years, 184 East Elcbty-slxth street, loncshoreman. Customer ol restauianL Cr.oss, ALBEnT. 35 years. 773 Third avenue. Collins, TnoMAb, 41'J Iast Thirty-second street. CiiuKRnn.in FBtSK. Harlem. Custcii, irsny, MarlborouKh-on-IIudson. Cotall, Emily and M.tnt. CuMMts. miiep.mas, 4'l7 Tenth street. Brooklyn, proof reader. Missing since a week before the accident. His wlfo was told be was Id Petersen's at nooc on Saturday. IHI.ntMPLE. Al.rXAMIKIL. Doits. IticiiAUD. 21 years. 417 Western Boule vard, press feeder for Licblur A Maass. J'aii.. EnwAnn, Harlem. I iLMonr, JIoiiuis, Broadway and Augustus stieet. Perth Ambov. Furrow. Jamk. Jersey City. I'l.tNK. Jons, 1H8 Kocond street, Brooklyn. FitEunEsni'iiJH, Jous. 78 Williams atenue. Brooklyn. iltniiiso.Jons. 113 East lOSth street. jJahtlut. IlAi'.ny, Fott Leo, .. J. (iiiLDSMiTH, Kaiiias, L3S iSecond avenue. rltiiK.Rry, Miciiakl. 331 East Thirty-third streot Hkwiss. Mary T 133 Wlllott street. IIli.uniDur. ItnsK. b27 Third avenue. IlKiciths, William, 127 Hester streot. Hiiia J. C. Kustz, Auoust, 128 East Thirty-fourth stroet, Mamibim, William, 410 East Sixteenth streot. Ml'Pueiwos, Mart. 73 West avenue. Hobo ken. McfAimiT, C(Iiii., 3T Bowory. Mrliuiiis, TirtiMAB, 21 yoais. 32(1 Enst ' Twenty-blxth Hreet. Cnstomer of rostauranL Nkal. A.n'mk. 141 Delancay siroet. Iji'oiTALi. Gnniit.K aLd Atir, Brooklyn. OMHiNstu. MIib. Petebs. FbaSk. 23 yenrs. 102 Prince streot. Customer of rstnurunL Missina from his home tbreo weeks. l'urn, . preesboy for youth Fublishing Gomiuiiy. be n let, Mrs.. 37 Madison siroet. bii.ii'. Frank. 24 years, Philadalnhlo. Been by A. Ward of 922 Mnth nvenu to enter res taniant Mftenn minutas before the aceldont. riMlin, JsMLh, 23 years, Greenville. L. I., supplied Petersen with frulL Missine slnco Eatnrday. Mitrm. Mart, 30 Summit street. Brooklyn. SwEENKt, . 203 Clreeiiwlch street. Walsh. TnoMts, 3S Third avenue. ZiMMRiivtK, otottoE, an bouth Elchth stieet. Phlladelphlu. TO JT.VU THE CAUSR. A. Jury of Experts W niierlntendent Bratfy'e Tlloory or (be CollMpar. Mayor Grant's return to town has stirred up other officials, and there seems a hotter pros pect now of llxlnit the blamo for tho disaster. Coroner Hanley said yestorday: " I toll you what Pm colnu to do." he i-al.!. "I'm coins to have a Jury that enn sit down and listen to tho testimony, nnd will thon be competent to judge from It just why that bulldlne fell, or just how It was knocked down If It wiia knocked down." He said he wanted to find whether there was an explosion or not. whuther the building was properly desWued nnd put up, whether It was ovartvadsd, nnd what the effect ot running heavy prestes was. "VI am going to summon a jury ot men," ha added, "who are experts in their several lines. I shall summon fifteen or twenty men, and out of that number I want to get a jury composed of a couple of arehlteots, a couple of builders. a couple of chemists, tno lithographers, two expert mechanics who are familiar with the licet ol boavy presses, and boms e.prt IireSMuen. lie and Dr. Donlin made out a list, and as soon as the ofnee closed CUrks VVHJIant k1 til Kg and Ueorce Cook ftarted out with the papers. Those whom they left summonses for are; P. A. Bloom, the majiagnrof the J. Uttman Lithographing Company in the Vack building. J. hiFPLiitof .rue. CiuiiLEH II. Pi.kahasts, chemist and whole sale druggist, ot lCfi Wooster street, Jous Lam a architect aud church decorator, ot 59 Carmine street. Walter Dicksos. architect. Bible House. Edwaud McIsttbe, foreman of the Herald press room. Patrick Hoonet, foreman of the TWbun crest room. A. HouuiiTLts, foreman of Tns Sun press room. F, 11. ItiKOLEii. Prenldent of the F. B. Rlnglar Electrotyplng Company, 2f! Park place. Pr.or. DemoIieht. chemist, jtelletue HospltaL Uriiikie A, Leo. aichltect. Potter Bulliling. T'EiiRNCv KiEiists, buildor, 317 East Eighty third street , JdSEi'U Dkaks, pressman In the Tribune ofhee. I'athicx Halt retired merchant, 729 Ease Ninth street HnsiiY Masos, Elotenth street and Ave nuo D. The Superintendent nf the B. If. Ilea Print ing Press Munutucturlug Company is to be summonsed. The jury are to meet Coroner Hnnly it 2 o'clock to-day at the Kecond precinct police station In Church uud Libeity stroots. From gyi ii'iv' i iiji y YTn'tftg ii.ijtiieigiijiiajfcrt Ihera Coroner Hanly wl I K8JtihoT.-,?Kt-h scene ol the accident lie will dismiss them then until th tin, or the inquest. The date for the inquest will depend somewhat upon thecw.nvenienoeof the moinbers of the jury, but if no serious objection la made, Il will be held m 10.3U o'clock 3JTsdy morninc. . Assistant District Attorney Townjend. who has been appointed by Acting BJtr ct At. torney Gunning H. Bedford to help coroner Hanley fix the t.lamn. spent a large part ot yj. terday at th. ruins, ntiil he made thlj-brler re port to Mr. Bedford: "llltid that the Joists of the building, which was a t cry long on: , lay lengthwise, so that tho strain fell on the front ami lenr wnIK If the JOis s had extended ciosswlse lu the itsu.il way tlio walls would hav.. I een supported by the so or the sdlacent buildings. It Is my theory that lther the mo tlon of the priming piostes or i.n ext.loslon of romo sort displaced tho upright supports in the centre of tne building. nd tba crash came nsanecesny coiise.ineMCB. ' Mr. Iledlord wanls ti got the names of nil persons who wore In any way witaessos of the catastrophe. . . . ,. w.,,. When i he workmen got diwn to the bottom of the ruins yesterdn they leui din the cellar under where the drug store had been thirteen birrel e.mt lining naphtha nnd kerosene. Tho lire had not ronched tbem. Superintendent of Buildings Brady was at the ruins wi en these Panels were uneoterea. ne siuu no " mum than ear convinced that tho collapse was me result of nneitiloslop, " I liellet e." ho sntd. " that either nnphthrt or benzine Ran exploded. A barrel of beurlno broke, maybe, and the gas from It moso and eanie In contiiet with the range in the kitchen of the restaurant. An etploslon of this kind would. I mil suie. hato I een suHlelynt to knockout thocentroMipportof the building. Younotlco tho building find an Iron column tunning up through the centre wall to the roof. Thnt was the mar. support. Take It Hwaraix! there wns nothing to hold up thn stoat weights. It would hatha same If this support gnvo way on the top floor as It would if It gave w.iy on th-boltoin.' "will ion say Ihe building was strong? asked tho reporter. , . " It was as strong as any building tnatwas put up at tlie tlmo this building was put up. said Mr, llr.nly. "It would not. of course, eomrato inslringth with the buildings put up " Was It'overloaded?" asked the reporter. "Well. I think It was." eald Mr. Brady. "Yes. 1 itlll sty rrom all the reports that I hato board I think the building was over- '"'wa'slt not the business of your depnrt inent tn see that It was not overioadOjf asked the reporter. . ... ,...,.. "e can't keep track of tho weight that Is placed on tho floois In mercantile houses," whh iheacswer. "Tho day we visit a house there may be little merchandise there, and the very next day enormous weights may be carried In. We can't vMt plncos every day to see whether UiNlsthacaso." . ... , . . "But in thlseasotheoverwelght was In print ing presses that woto there to stay," snld tho ""I know." said Mr. Brndy. " but the pressos alone might not hne ovorwelgbted b flour. It may hate ben the tioinendous stock of paper that was carried In tho day Leloro the collapse. " Do your Inspectors make as carelul an ex amination of a building ns the Inspectois for an insurance company r asked tho reporter. "They do." whs the reply. "The Insurance compnnle" get much of theirlnformatlon from tho ltulldlng Department hen abulldinifls condemned wo notify tba Insuranco comoanies of the fact" . . ... " When the corocanles refuse a risk because a building Is ntorloaded do they notify the Building Department?" ... " Thev do not," said Mr. Brady, "though they ought to. To regulate this business of over loading buildings wa need more legislation. 1 can't tell vou just what we need now, but I enn say that we haven't the power we should " How often was this bul'.dtng inspected?" asked the reporter. "I can't say that." said Mr. Brady. " Was It Inspected onco u yearr" " I don't know." " Are nil buildings Inspeeted once a year?" " They nn not We bate net enough Inspec tors to do tho work The time of Inspectors is taken up largely with Inspecting buildings In the course ni construction or which are being repaired. To Inspect nil buildings thoroughly ne need at least double tho number of men wa have." " Are vou Investigating tho possible causes of this disaster?". . . "No, but the Fire Marshal Is. I have no power to eubivnn witnese. The Fire Mar shal Is doing tho work to that line, nnd I think he will Hnd out." . . . C. C Shelley, who has a printing office In the building east of the wrecked building, bollotes with Mr. Brady that an explosion caused tho wreck. "1 was in my office when the crssh came." he said to a Sun reporter. " By the time I leachod the window, less than five seconds after the crash, the air high above the build ing was flllod with dust My pmnloyeei snld thoy saw tho root of the building rlso a few inches and then fall back." TUB STATOIt AT irOIlK. A Committee Appointed to Receive Contri butions for Poor Famine. Mayor Grant was at bis office early yester day morning. He said the news of tho disas ter did not reach him until Monday. Tho Mayor paid a hurried vllt to the scene of the accident, and thon returning to his ofllce. took steps toward relieving tho needs of the fam ilies of the victims. He appointed the follow ing committee to reeeive subscriptions at the City Hall: Elbrldgo T. Gerry, J. Edward Simmons. W. B.Dickcrmnn. Etan Thomas. Cbarlos G. Wil son. Charles S. Smith. D. Willis James, John D.Crimmins. Henry nilton. H. B. Hyde. Mor ris K, Jesup. Theodora Moss, D. II. King, Jr., Samuel Gompers, F. M. Harris, John A. Cockerlll. the Itev. George IT. HoDWortb. John W. Keller. J. I. C. Clark. William L. Davis. William M. LalTan. Arthur P. Bowers, George F. Splnn.-y. Seuntor William M. Brown. W. Bradford Merrill. Oswald Ottendorfer, Elliott P. bhonard. and Honry Meyer. Then subscriptions began to comeln. Among them was one of tt.000 from Mrs. D.Jones Crain. the owner ot tbo collapsed building. With this subscription came a letter from Mrs. Crnln. In which she expressed great sorrow for the neclderjt, nnd asked to be allowed to fay all the expenses incurred by the city la emoting the di'tiriJ. . . Chamberlain T. C. T. Grain, her son, sub scribed t'2 OiO. The list ot eubsorlboisyoster day elands thus: T r. T. (Tain 92,000 Mr. P. J Crstn Lori Jimii Krerari! luo ktppler A, i-oliirarzmaan nm J Ii. Hall 1'W Kitvaril (' .'fiethy so Marsaret Cnxa -j; A. R Tapp.ii 25 h. C. So Iman PI J'. II. Orcutl io O T Malttiewa & II. A hohiiiMt A ono brlimlitl s Jotin Mutracti i Total . SI.4MI A fund for the famlllos of the Hthngraphers who perished has ben started. B. M. Donald son of Donaldton tiros, has bubscrlhed tvfim, and (I. 11. kiuek of G. II. Buok A Co., Sluo. Tho LltliMgrnnherH' Union has decided to subeiibs to the fund, although none ot the men killed belonged to the union. Mr. Donaldson has been mads tieasurer of tho fund. The Sus received rosterday 125.25 from the emplotces of thn James Kempster Printing Company. 5il Cedar stroet. Contributions mnountlng to 15.SU have alieady been ac knowledged. Mrs. Thomas Williams of 135 Yarlck street called on the Mayor and told him she was too poor to bury her husband, whose body was among Ihe first recovered from the ruins. The Mayor told her he would have the body burled In Calvary Cemetery at his own expense. The Maroi sent lor Fire Commissioner ifobbins, and Instructed him to have a thorongh inves tigation of tho accident mnde by tbo Building Department, nnd to have the report sent dlreot to the Mayor's nlfloe.' Tbo Belief Committee will meet in the Mayor's oillce at noon to-day, Poland Iteed will give a benefit Inbohnll ot the sufferers nt tho htar Theatre next week. Commissioner of Charities nnd Corrections fiheehv has decided that Blithe bodies or victims or the Park place disaster, which are not rec ognized i.nd claimed by I rlday. will be burled In a proper manner bv the city, and ho has co cured n place for their buiial.la Evergreens Cemetery. A 11IOU KICK lilt IS A JM.S.S70.V. I.lllle Price and George Gaatna la a Row lu the Coleman lloaee Cure. Mrs. I.lllle Pries Daw, who Is better known simply as LIIIIo Price, the high kicker at Koster A Blsl's.and George Gaston, a dealer in perfumery, nearly came to blows In tba cafiS ot the Coleman Houpe late Monday night, , Llllje Prloe, with a party or friends, came Into the cafiS after tba performance at Eokter 4 Blal's. They were seated at a tsblo drinking, when Gaston came In with bet era! friends. Gaston spoke to I.lllle. There had evidently been some quarrel bo tween thorn, for she promptly threatened to chew him up, and showed a nrm determination to do to If her friends had not restrained her, Uaston wasled away by bis friends, ile lives at the Coleman House. Col. Hubbcll ribs Forty.eevrnlli. Adit William H. Hubbell was last night elected Lieutenant-Colonel of the Porty-tov. enth Ileglinaiit In Wllllamsburgh. Theiowas no opposition to his candidacy, The friends of Major William II. Pettlgraw, who were expect ed to oppose biro, did not show themselves. Mneteen votes were cast. Hubkell received eighteen, the other being a complimentary vote for Capt II. U, Quick. BLACK DIAMOND BLACKING GIVES A IIIIILMAXT POLISH TO ALL KINDS OF SHOES WITHOUT KUIHILXG. DOKH NOT CAKE. MLP.POLMntNO, i VATtiRPROUF, OEM NOT CRACK. A PERFECT RENOVATOR OF PATKNT I.KAT1IER. or.M NOT MOM.. sea ivest llla Ht Xctr Vork. Ai.i'iir.D uiumtcK's svictnii. Rated at SSO.OOO Five Year Ago. Hut Iatrly Itrdnced to Poverty. Alfred IT, Hlldlck, an ncent for wholesale hardware bouses both I eru nnd in Europe, died a violent death In his little oillce on the eecoml floor of 23 Murray street lomo time be tween 0:35 o'clock on Tuesday moinlngnnd8 o'clock yesterday morning. The history of Mr. lllldlck'sllfo during the patfew yenrs la tves llttlo reason to deubt that his death wns self Indicted. Mr. Hlldlck was C8 yonrs old, and wns born In Saltall, England. He enme to thin country betero the war of the rebellion, and began buluess hoio us nn importer ot heavy Eng lish hardware and ns an exportor ot hardware ot native manufacture. Before ho went into business tor lilunolf ho ttns rmploted by Chas.Vandetvooit A Co. and Hill A Co In 1S3C he wns rated as worth abiut (50.000, ni.d his credit was high. He ttns for a nnmbor of years nt HI Murray streot.whero he hnd u pretentious oillce. 'J hen ho moved to smaller ntuirters nt 11 Munny street, nnd nine mouths ago he lured the little ollko In which he died. The alTalrs of Mr. Hlltllck hud been getting tangled for many years, nnd there is no doubt that he died etireuiely poor. Ho hnd nlo many do raestlo iroublis whidi resulted n few years ago In a separation from his wllo, Ho had tno grown up children, n son and a ilnugher. who elded nlth their mother and Hovcrod nil rela tions with their fuihor, Tho Inst time Mr. Hlldlck was seen nllve wns about '.I o'elick on Tucsdat morning, when Mis. Mary P, liojlo. a typewriter employed in tho Mtinay Mio. t building, 'aw hlm nearlly climbing the stairs toitHnl his oillce llfsotllca was one lllght ui and was in the Iront nt the building. It Is n little sutiarn place with two big windows I' oktug out on the street. About H o'clock yestorday morning ( oiirnd Hoirman, n lad who woiks in nn ndioliilug oillce and who had been engaged bv Mr. Hlldlck to clean out his oillce twice a week, noticed that tho shalo was drawn close over the gliws in the door and that the interior if the ofllce looked umiMinllr dark, lie thought this wan n sus picious circumstance, and. unlocking the door with the duplicate key he carried, ho wns shocked to oo Mr. Hlldlck sitting upright on a ch'ilr. stotio dad. The poll, o of tho Church street station were notiileil. and wood was sunt to the Coroners' ofllce. Deputy Coroner Jenkins imii.adlately pmnit ilnwn nt it mnilR no tnoittlf?a.t!nn. Thn dead man sa. in a chair nt the end ut bis desk. wth his gray he.ul loaning against a wooden partition. HIb legswoie tlnust out. and his hands rested ncro-s Ids thighs, and were tight ly clinched as if death hud come in a patulul form. The mouth w.i- open, and the features weie distorted. 'Iho dead man was In till shirt sljotes. the culls ot which were unbut toned, ills test was nl-o unbuttoned. The coal wns thrown iiiiolossly ou " nenr-brchnlr. The otllce wns In dl-ordar. Tho Hat-topped desk was untidily ntrettn with paporsand the lloor was dirty. Besides the do-k the lurnl ture ot the ofllce consisted of uruly stote. throii cheap enne-bottomod chairs, on one of which the do.td mnu .at, aud nn old fashioned square choat. A globe-faced clock hung on tho wnll between the windows. The glas front tvns open, the clock was not running, nnd the hands pointed to 0:33 o clock. 1 his was about the time that Mr. Hildli k entered his ofIlci on Tuosdny morning. It would appeal from ill's that ho expected hi" spoedr dentb. and wanted tho clock to eeaso ticking whi.e bis dead body was there. Ono ol the chairs stood by one of the win dows, nnd Dr. Jenkins eomeetured that Mr. Hlldlck had sat in this chair nhlle he swal lowed a iUia id Pnrl groon. which the Doctor thought was the causo ot iloath: that ho then threw the teasel which contained the poison out of the window, and then, when the agony came, stagoied oter to tho chair on wbbh he died. L) ing open nmong the disordered pile of pa pers on the dead man's desk was this letter; Mipplio. ( onn. .luly -it. 'SI. Mr PmnKniFvp onr Vliij te'tfrot the roth, with newspaper cllpplDKS aid a iracl 1b repaired. I was g'a.1 ti hear trnm you ami io learn that you ara e-ijoy. lint ruur nuiiAl roo.l health. I. tno. am welt what a trial ti Is lo o iliwn town In the A. M. anil return tn the P M wtthnnt harinir acconiD.l.liet ranch, an.t in lhaeTenlnir Leitisr forctit ae ilwer-inio the ewtnranr or manv uncouireiilat people. Every heurt knows Its own hltterne.s I don't flrnl any one here who ha the time or the da rtre to make little exeumlonR on fool, anl for this rea. son I am ublUed to Iramp alone Pan't tmatrtne for one minute that I have fallen off or rone back in my wicweit snys RluiDl) t.ecanee I hate nnrrhapetl two cople of a .sunilay paper ana; nnrt an historical sketch ot some ot the Inhabitants of tte Mufli wanl. It's mlilsiimmer ere in nnr chnrch IIolv Trinity. I notlceit how few tliere was In churdi this muruliiir: even ihe reclor Is away. Itlsatmott time tor the tea Lie.ll to rill ant 1 must close Pardon haite style nnd the tiraa (dav) it ts writ tea Mncerelv vour friend. t'. Ai lv.h.u-.. Something like twenty-five years ago Hlldick boarded with the Mlses I rnnces .tf. mnl Helen K L'nderl'.lll at 43 I.afatette place. They wero histers of his wile One nf tho sisters snid yesterday that the dead man wns always struggling, without much success, to Sot along. Ho was voir poor, she thought, and ad grown discouraged ut the little return his Inbois brought hlm. "He was separated fmm his wife some years aco," she snid. "He bad a son and daughter who of late hnd not M-en much or hlm. The son. I bi.lleve. Is in nn architect' nniee at -U I'.xdnngo place. Ho al-o bus an olllco in Pul ton Mriet Mrs. Hlldlck hud n fine home at Cluster .. J., which she sold out a short time ngo. Where docs she live now ' I cues I won't tell tou that. She is living a b n dis tance rrom this city." A telntitoof tho dead man by marriage said of him: , , " He wns a stubborn man who loved hlmsoir moio than nnytiody e so. He (ould not got u'ongln hiisiiis bscauo ho refused to do anything dllTinout from t li nt which be hnd set his mlrid ut on.' For the past three yenrs Hlldlck had lived In the Bristol, at 13 Eu-t J'.let enth stroet. He al ways paid his bills promptly. At the time of his death ho owod tho hotel t3l)foron month's board and lodging. The clerk or the liotol snid tint one. lav la-twinterthe hall buy found him Is Ing In bod undresaod, with every eret lea stoppoi up nnd with tho gas turned on. He was unconscious, and wjs resuscitated with dipiculty. , , Among the papers of the dead mnn which tho Coroner hns Is n bank book of the Hank of New York showing that his balance there was only Cl.Hfl. anda jihotogrnphof tbeltov. Joseph Fletcher, now of Mnnslleld. Ohio, who used to live In I en ally. N, .1 The 1 ody wns removed to an undertaker shop nt 2 Greenwich .street. It will be burled by rolatltes of Hlldick. DOIXOS OF 1'AJtK COMMlSSIOXERg. Plane for a New Park Adopted Rrpavlns Tno PlaraM o Tisplr. At the meeting of tho Park Commissioners yosterday plans for improving the new llut gers Parkwoio nlopted and referred to the Engineer of Constructlon'for nnetiinnto ns to Its cost. Tho park will consist of two parcels of land, ono 75 by 122 feet and tho other 73 by 100 feot, 'ihere will bo a serpentine walk through tho park and plenty of grass and trees. The plans for the pedestal of the statue of Horace (irueley wore modified, but no location for it with decided upon. It w&s suggested that the Battery Park plaza, nt the corner of Battery place and .State street, would be a good place lor it. The Commissioners Pelleted that the green east of the loiinialu In City Hall Park wouid be a suitable place, but objection was mnde to tills bcnti"Hof the prei-once of the other Oreeleystntuo in front of the 'Iribuue building. A contract for enlarging tho snrrnce of the pla?asnt i'lrtv-ninth Mro-t nnd l'irth ntenue and at t'lfty-nfnth sinet nnd eighth avenuo was awarded to Y J. Clark. The cost will bo i,f!.7:tV.M! NtAiilmn. Itmlilv L'Ot. tint r'nntritlll for the graulto nud mason work on tho small Karks In Park ntenue. bctweon Sixtieth nnd l.tty-setenth strouts; cost. flJ.iiOO. The Commissioners took no action In legnrd to closing tho drawn otor tho Harlem lliter during coruiu hours in the morning nnd evening. A communication was received from Super intendent Conklin of tho inenagerio asking permission to mil chase for 27.in tapir, to be addod to the collection of animals. President Gallup said thnt ltweuld not be wise to enlarge the menagerie until It was definitely settlod whether the menagerie shall remain where It Is or ba removed to soma other site. .ii.in:.s's juwT ruuxo Fifteen Miles from the Spot Where the "Vounc; Athlete tvaa Ilrotvneri, The body of n drowned man was discovered in the surf oil Water Island, near Patchogue, yesterday morning. It was towed ashore, where it was Identified as that of Herbert Mapes. wbo was drowned while bathing in the surf off rlre Island on Runda. Tho placo u bain tho body was fonud 1 lllteon miles east of. thespot where Ihe drowning occurred. Mates was the champion hurdler o( Colum bia college. Five hundred dollars was offered for the recovery of tho body by O. V. Mares, JatP.errpi,LD rovnumma. The body was taken to V. J. Thurber'i hotel. I I VXrT.KASAXT FOll HIE LADIES. They Jtlnve a lined Time Of It on Board the 1'rench Fleet In n Oale. Portsmouth, Aug. 2B.-Th gale which sprang un Inst night while the British ofll cers were being entertnlnod on board tho Marengo and tho Marceau of the French tnundron visiting England continued until daylight The gale was nccomrnnled by blinding rnln storms, nnd. as tho night woro on, anxiety was oxprer.etd by some of tho friends of the British officers t letting on board the French vessels len the ladion of the party should have embarked In tho ships' boats nnd tried to mnke tho harbor In spito ot the s'.oriny weather. The Portsmouth authorities kept a number of blue jackets on duty all night at various good points of observation about the harbor. In order that prompt .slpt;uicu might bo sent to any of the returning stoam pinnaces which might belli clanger of being swamtcd by tbo sen or curried down tho eo.ist by tho current. Toward (1 o'elock this morning, when the guests of the French officers began to embark for the shore the gale had slightly abated, nnd the pinnaces weie able 'to make tlio return trip n eompniatlto safety. The result wns that the British officers and the ladles they hnd escorted on bonrd the French men-of-war were able to return In safety to Portsmouth, after riding oter as nasty a sea as the ladles care to encounter. Tho Indies, upon landing, doscribed the night they hnd passed on bonrd the 1'rench war shios as baring been terrible. Thev say that the ships tugged nnd strained at their atudiors In tuch n vigorous nnd, o the ladles, unpleasant manner thnt they were un nlile to fullt appreciate the good things pro vided for them by their hosts, whose nttentiou to their fair guests was worthy of all tualse. Thete was no such thing ns dnuelng. A num ber of the Indlo expressed great anxiety to get aBl, ore. tint this was out of the question, as a small boat could not possiblv live in the sea which was racing ai out the holent The tlsltlna ertuadron loft this morning and wero duly honored by tho British fleet as tbey departed. Admiral nervals hns Invited the English Channel lleet to visit Cherbourg In (letobcr. It Is said thnt the English Admiral has accepted the luvitation. aronx in attr.AT britaix. Property Roth on I. nnd and Sea 3nfrr frtrterely, Londov. Aug. "C In the northern parts of tho British Ihlos a furious gnlo is rasing. At Shelllold the large marquees erected for the iuirwcre completely wrecked ana their con tents damaged. A church near the Sheffield fa'r grounds was blown down, nnd throughout tho district nn lmraonse amount of damage was done to trees, crops, nnd buildings. The ships at anchor In tho Tyno were for several hours In a position of grent danger. All of them let go extra anchors, nnd In spite of this seteral ships labored so heavily that they drngged until near mounding. Insoterul ports the llshltig fleets were un able to put to sea. and reports of vessels which hut's put lu for shelter hato been recelvod from nil sides. BespatoheB from the cnBRts announce nu merous casualties of it minor description. In formation fiom all parts ot Ireland "bows that the bad weather has caused terrible Injury to grain. Owing to tho heavy nnd continuous rains. harvettng in manv i arts ot Ireland has boen entirely stispotided nnd tie utmost dis tress is apprehended in some districts. The lose, which large numbers ol the small fnrmors must ueccss.irily suffer Is beyond repair this year aud must needs cause a recurrence of the ill feeling which was possibly the causa of many other troubles. Archbishop Walsh has Instructed the Boman Catholic clergy of Ireland to pray for line weather nnd to instruct their congregations to do llkowbo. A Tory TIetory. London, Aug. 2G. An election was held fn the Lewishnm division to-day to fill the va cancy In the Houbo of Commons caused by the elevation or Viscount Lewishnm to the peer age upon the de.it h of his father, the Earl nf Dartmouth. 'J ha poll ronulted In fnvor of the Conservative candidate. .lobn Point. Mr. Tonn is a memb-r id tho well-known llrm of John Penn A Son. innrino engineers, of Greenwich. The (il.tiistoulan cundldate was George b. Warmington. KII.J.KO UIMSRTA' FOR 8HA3IB. A Father's Sulclilei When He Hears or the jltHgrace nf Ills Daughters. Silver City, X. SI.. Aug. 2C On Inst Friday even'ng two men nccompiniled by tno young girls registered at tho Tremont House lu this city as F. O. Thompson and lady, who wero taken to room Hi. and J. 11, HtnplcB and lady, who were taken to room 17. 1 bo two rooms nra en suite. They remained until Saturday evening, and it war, supposed at tl.o hotel that they woie two newly married couples. Aller wiud It was ascertained that the girls were the daughters of Calvin Herring, a wealthy ranch nian, who lives ten mllO'. beyond Pinos Altos, und It was s up do.-o d that there was botnething wrong. (in Monday night n friend of Sir. Herring rodo out to thn ranch und inlormod tho father of the ciicumstituciM Herring, after having .mentioned tbo girls, who hml returned home. Immediately stalled for ihisplnee, arriving yesterday morning. A few miliums later tho two men wero arretted. 'I he irate father met the deputies with their priinnors in front of thn Bioudway Hotel, and was with great dltlleiilty prevented from shooting tho oliond era ou tho spot. While Herring was away from home looking after his cattle Thompson aud ritaples went to tho house and enth ed the girl., ono of whoai is 14 and the other Id yeatsor age, to como with thorn to Slltor City. Alter remaining nt tlm Tremont Hhuko ou Friday night unilafl day Saturday they took the girls bai-k home, arriving before lleirlng returned. Tho girls have no mother, mill were living on the rnuoh with ihelr father, uu.l they led uneasy prey. lesterday afternoon Calvin Herring, tho fatbor, returned to his ranch for the purpose of biliiglug Ids daughters to this city to testily against their reducers, whoso trial wus pet for this mottling. He was so overcome, however, on hearing the wholo story or his children's ehnino that he blew out his i.ralns with a pis tol. When the news of Herring's suicide was received hero tho exeltenieut rnn high, and threuts me freely made that Tbonip-on and Staples will be lynchoil. The prison Is cloeely guarded, hut It Is not thought that the oDIccrs will be able to protect the pilsoneis. uuTvnx ore. it. axu fraxk j. cramp. Came with President Gilscnmof the fnman Line-Will They lliillil Hhlpa fnr II Im I C, II, nnd Frank L. Cramp, who have boen Investigating shipbuilding In Europe, returned yesterday on the In mun line bto.unslilp city "of New York, Tho fact that Mr. C. A. Griscom, President of the Inman line, was a fellow toyagor of the Cramps, created tba impression that thorn had been n conference during tbo voyage over the building by the Cramps for the intnnn lino of American steamers to enrry the malls for Ihe snko of the euUldy olteiod by the United States. Mi, Griscom snld that thora had been no plans completed tor the bul'dlng of ships for the Initinn line, nnd thnt uoth ng would be donii In the mutter until the (icitornment decided which of thn bidders for Ilia privilege ot carrying tho malls fur a subsidy was Miccesblu). I)r, lluukee Dlacliarced. Dr. J. M. Hnwkes, ex-manager of the Ink branch ot A. U. Barnes &, Co.'s establishment at 761 Broadway, who was arrested on Thurs day last for forging a check for HS. woBdls charged by J ustlce Ulvvor at the Tombs Police &u4tTT.J',,t,r,3"Z niornln,r, Tho complainant H. T. Little of Peckbsm.Xlttlo A Co, station ers of 5h Rende street, and Oen. A. H. Barnes were both anxious to drop the prosocutlon and the Justice consented to let them do so. A Positive, Undisputable Fact. MAN. TOU Is an nhaolulelr nntnrul table wider. Bot tled at the spruits aud aECUAROKD SOLELT WJTH ITB OWN OAS. TURLK . SKlDyOBB, Uluu. ice ffaakUn it, K. T. I'OLICIi.MllX OX JRlAt. A I.lfe r,ot lseenuse nf Neglect There Was n Kntv In the Hynngnane, Bororo Commissioner Martin at Tollce Hesd qttnrtors ycslciiln), ratrolman John II. Tier noy nt the Enst Thlity.flfth stroet station Was put on tilnl, charged with neglect of duty. Tlcrnty refused to call an ambulance for Ed ward Frost, a truck driver, who boarded at Mrs. Ollmoro's, COS First avonuo, on the nlcht ot Aug. 17. Fiost died next day, and Deputy Coroner Poillii, who mnde nn nutopsy on bis body, tab! Froet might have been saved hnd he been tuken to a hospital. Tlorney tried to prove that Frost loft tha homo the next morning, and was in a saloon nt Thirty-ninth streot and First avenue drink ing. Patrick Mc'Junde. the barionder In tho plnco, tetllled to thnt fact. His tostimony was itiestlonnbo. Mrs. til I morn stvoro that Frost was too sick to to out. and had not leit hl loom tip to the time he died. linundsmitti llug.in ot Union Mnrkot charged Palrolman lingers with being oil post In a syn ugogunat ri Clinton stroot nt 1:35 nn the morn ing or Aug. 1(1. Itogers claimed that the jani tor ot tho eynngoguo bad culled him In to quell a disturbance. There bad boen a meet ing which broke up In n row. Sctoral witnesses conoborated the story, and tho roundsman admitted that the janitor bad told film thnt ho callod tbo policeman In to iiuoll tho trouble. Commissioner Martin told iioundsman Hugnn in sovere tones that be had no busluoss whututw to make the com plaint. Policeman John W. Wolss ot Enst Eighty eighth street was put on trial on a charge pre ferred bv Albert Furat ot t,3 East 108th street Weiss arrowed Furst on Aug. 11 for sweeping garbago Into the street, nnd took him to the station house contlcss and bareheaded. Com missioner Martin severely reprimanded the policoiunn. Patrolman John II. Tarbush of East 12fith street was charged with being off post from 2:2u to 3:15 A. M. on Aug. 15. It came out that Iioundsman Weiss bad instructed officer John 0. Heudorsou to watch for Tarbuxb in 114th street, near Fifth avenue, where there Is a vacant lot. There is only ono house on tho block between 114th and 115th streets, and tha loundsman said be bollovod tbe policeman Was in there. Tho roundman himself was watching nt ono end ot thn lot for Tarbush. Henderson swore that ho saw Tarbush come from the lot and jump over a fence Into 114th streot He rapped for the roundsman, and tbo latter ap peared and accused Tarbush of being off post. Tarbush denied the charges. He said the whole thing was a put up job. There was no fence in front ot the lot to jump over. Hender son, bo said, was trio one enemy he bad In the world und would swoar to anything to injur him, TREASURER BOXER SEE3TS ALT. ItlOllT. The Investigating: Committee Finds Ne Trace of Bardsley la III Itooke. nAnnisnuno. Aug. 26. The Legislative In vestigating Committee resumed its examina tion of State Treasurer Boyer and other State officers here to-day. Mr. Boyer swore thnt ha carrlod no due bills as cash, and his settle ments were all made on a cash basis. The sworn statements of bank cashiers were com pared with his books and all the accounts were found to be correct He said he had no writ ten or othr evidence of indebtedness due to any of his predecessors. Corporation Clerk Olenn said he know nothing ot the Bardsley matter, and know of no arrangement, direct or Indirect, for tho retention of money by Bardsley. He never acted as agent tor any one in such transactions. He said ho would re quire lour men three weoks to ascertain the delinquent corporations, as there ara 40.000 accounts. He eald the Philadelphia Keystone Banc tat bad been collected by the Attorney (enernl. and that the Philadelphia and Bead ing Ballroad Company owes tbe State $400,000 tax on loaas.from which ft has appealed to th courts. The committee adjourned until next week, when it will meet in Philadelphia to examine the bank Presldentsinnd cashiers, in the fol lowing week the committee will meet bare and examine the Auditor-General. At this afternoon's session of the legislative investigating committee, County Clerk Myers of the Auditor-General's department was ex amined as to tbe accounts in his charge. The committee ran through tho whole list and found tbeCountyTreasurersoHhefollow log counties delinquent for the whole or part of the ls-t year: Lackawanna. Lancaster. Lebanon. Lehigh, Mercer. Philadelphia, Piko. Schuylkill, Sny iter. SuBquehanna. Allegheny, Armstrong. Bedford, Bradford. Butler. Clarion, Colum bia, Crawford. Cumberland, Fayette, Fulton, Green, and Indiana. Several of the Treasurers in the above delin quent list owe for a single quarter and others for tha full year. A numbei ot prothonotarles, registers, and recorders were also found to be delinquent CUOT.KHA AT SEA. Sixty Chinese Die, bat thn Captain Be. ports Good llealth at Singapore. San FnANcisco, Aug. 26. Advices from Singapore say that the steamer Namehow sailed from that port with SOU Chinese coolies for tbo 1'ennng Market The officers were Chlneo with the exception of hair a dozen Europeans. While at sea cholera was discov ered among the Chinese. Tbe tick crowded in the cabins, where a Presbytorlan mlnlstoraud ono lady passoogor bad takon refuge. Aftor a terrible hurricane the cholera continued to spread, nnd deaths became very numerous. At llr-.t each victim was cast Into the i-ea with a bar of pig iron In the sack. Soon, however, tho eloml were elniply thrown ovorbonrd. Tbo ilenth toll grow alarming and no lees than sixty bodies were ttuown into the sea. The supercargo hail surreme control nnd Insisted upon heaving overboard all sITectsof tbe dead. Under threats, the Cnptnln. tion arrival at Singapore, reported only six deaths to the harbormaster, three fiom liilluen?a and tbiea from "want of opium and general debility." Many passengeis wore landed, aud, no quar antine being declared, tho vessel proceeded to Pennng with tbe rest of the Infeeied cargo and crew. In four days nlnocne of cholera devel oped m Mngapere. all trncod io the steamer Namehow. on the steamer's voyage back from Penang. after Inndlng 200 erodes there, tho first J.urnponn tletitn. the third engineer, an Englishman, succumbed. Whon the Namehow arrited at Mngnpore the health oillcor was on the lookout nnd sent tlio vessel into quaran tine. When Iho vessel is rolonsed the Captain nnd sup 'rcargo will bi arrested and placed on trial In Slngapure. CAMMET.T. SOMEWHAT DISCOURAGED, He Hats I "nt If Klected It Will lie 'Without it Hamilton Connty Plurality, Cor.tiMiit's, O.. Aug. 20. Gov, Campbell Is feeling fairly well, nnd expeols tii go to the sen-bore to-morrow. In chatting about tba campaign, he snid to a reporter to-day: " Tho trend of public sentlmont is cortnlnly In our fat or on the tariff and silver Issues, Tba Democratic party hopes to poll a very large vote in the farming districts, where the people arodlsiatlsfled with tho Bepubllcnn party. "if I mn elected it must ba done without tha aid of Hamilton county. I don't mean to say that wo will not eatrv thnt county, but unless we come down to Cincinnati with it big maior ity from tho stnte nt largo, I realUo that I won t tt In II ' 'I Im illlloieuees will be patched up there, but 1 nm not letting much on Hnmllton. Wodldnot stiiiioui c.in,pdgiinsi.nrystbe llouubllcnns lie. nusetve hnvon't tho means to carry on the work. 1 hardly know to what extent tho cor ruiitlon Iiind will b used on tba other side, but J don't boliovo tho peoplo of Ohio can be bought." The- Democrntla Exocutitn Committee held a meeiing to dity and heaihniarters were opened formiillv. All the menibor.s except two were pre-ent. 'I h-y propose) tu wngo a decent nnd aggres-lvoeorapiilgn. It wns decided to open the enmpilgn on Sept, 17, but the place has not bon selected. The nnwllnz Grren Mis. A motion wns granted by Judge Lurombe In the United States Circuit Court yesterday allowing the addition ot the names of tba rep resentatives of the Phrrnlx. Whitney, HoWltt. Million and Chambers Mutes and other In dividual Propel tv owners as paiUos defondant Jn the suit brought by tn Internment to Tee iMimtho Howling Oreen sbo for the Custom House by condemnation proceedings. Killed on I lie Koct Island Ilultroud. Chicaco. Aug. 20. -A freight train on tho Bock Island road was ditched at 103d street his morning. The conductor, William Mat !i'.ei?,8'.Tf a8 "rushed to death under the engine, while the engineer and two switchmen wer perhaps fatally Injured. Tbe flromau jumped aud escaped uninjured. FLANDRAtl&CO. 07. Bit, B7 rlKOOMK HT.. AND BROAD WAX, MBT HT.. AND TTH AT, Spring and Summer Carriage OF TUB Br.MT CLASS, jricterlna, Wagonettes, Cnhrlolel. llepot Wagnns. Inll I'hnrtena, Ki, Ton Casrlslata? I.nudunlrltes, llns.ei-flaa. Oinnltiuei, ltoart Wagons, 1iis. Itnekaways, Top I'haetose. 4 'mine Itnckntvays, l.ndlrn Phaeton, Hitloer Phaetons. Iliirkboards, Tla-a.VIs, Village Curls, l.andutis, llnnabouts, Fumy Traps, Derby Phaeton, jloctnrs Wagons, Mnrrnys, toelr HroiiKhams, Children's Traps. Faacy Bnekbnards, Nssos Phaetoaa SECOND-HAND Weteia. I'hseiens liuckbeerJi necsawart, Svrren. Fancy Traps, tlctoriae, LanHanleites, nasen.tua Uarta. Dots Doit Wane Carta Siamese (lira. Bunk ." raaatene. Pepet Watona Doctors rhaeteea, tx, lis Cklrislsi. Kausbouia. Canepy rietetla maeieoe. AIIOL'T ITS 1IRAD OF HORSES renstanllr on lisnT cnnelstmcot heavy arainht, tmslnesi. famliT mi dnvlnr horse! also Tennessee ssilille horse isattedi and Welsh pontes for cKUdren Address Ht'ur'i Islaii tarm, Usher Island, Ruftoik countr, .V . Ilt'K STALLS TO LKT. with or without board? alls ? won room. Stable, 5111 West iMa st. JOHN' OWENS. HnitSP. wagon, and harness for sate e!iap Arrir at 3toEatt40tri st " STALLS TO LET or hertss boarded? inn Weil l.'tn st ODITUART. Albert Darnott. a remarkable roan, die I at Clavvllle. Oneida county. N. Y on Sunday, lacking less than four months of 100 years ot age. lie was born near Poughkceosln on Dec. 12. 1791, and had resided at Clayville since 1830. In his enrller cateer ho was a fnrmer. and In tbnt pursuit acquired a rompetonor which onnbled him to pass hi later years la comnnrative ease. He served, howeier. lor many years and with great acceptance as a Justice of the Peace ot tho town of Paris, and he wns also called to fill other town and vil lage olflcos. Ho was widely nntod as nn en thusiastic and export hunter and angler, lie retained all of his faculties to a remark, able degree In extrome old age. Until be was Injured by a runaway accident when In his 97th year, he handled rod and gun aU most with tho ardor and expertness ot his prime, and ha did not finally gtta up field sports until he had entered bis ltiuth yesr. He was belleted to be the oldest Free Mason lu th State, bovine boen Initiated In the myste ries ot th order at Poughkeepsle In lSItt, II was n life-long Democrat. His wife died thir ty years ago. Ho lentes three children, two grandchildren and four grent-grnndohllilreii. Patrick Tonor, who was elected Alderman from tha Nineteenth ward In lh70. ami who wont out of office on the reorganization of the city Uoternment following tbe Tweed ring ex posure, died at his home. 173 hast .Ninety, third street, Tuesday, of heart dlsraee. fie was bom in Ireland sixty-two yenrs ago, and came to New lork when a boy. He was In the coal business and later became a enntrnctor. For oter fifteen years be was an active mem ber of Tammany Hall. He alterward joined the County Democracy. As Alderman he Wns sworn Into ofllce. but he never tonic bts rest. Other Aldermen were elected under the new charter, but each year Mr. Toner, with the other surviving members ot tb 1870 Hoard of Aldermen, attempted to take office. Dr. John F. Keefe died at his residence. 31 Oliver street, yesterday of heart disease. He was horn In Ireland forty-six- years ago, and came to this countr when n ehlld. na was em ployed as a youth at Fort Edward Institute, where he received bis education. In the early seventies he resigned his position as piofessor of Latin nt Fort lid ward and went tn Iowa ia tbe service of the law department of the .l.tna Lite Insurance Company. 'lh"ii be studied medicine at Bellevue Medical College. He hnd a large practice. Ha wa a mom her of St. James's Catholic Church, and physician to tha Ulsters of Charity, bt. Vluoent Do Paul .Society. Br James's Horn for Children, and other In stitutions, Cbrlstlnn W. Burkholder, for twenty years the licket agnntof the Pennsylvania Hallroad Company at the Union Station in llarrlsburg, died suddenly at his home fn that city yester day. II was burn in Franklin county slxty (even years ngo. and was on of the proti'g.s of the late Thomas A. Bcott. Mr. Burkholder entered ihe Bert ice of the company In 1307. and In 1800. after lllling several places of trust. was placed In charge of th Ilarrlsburg tlckot ofllce. He fell on tbe streets with an attaok of neuralgia of tbe heart. Mrs. Belinda Burr Waters died at Lowvllle K Y., on Saturday, aged HI. Bho was a daugh ter of Benjamin Burr. In his day a distin guished citizen ot Hactdam, Conn, bhe mar ried the Rev. Van Ilensselaer Waters of th Baptist ministry, and was for mor than fifty yearn bis worthy helpmate in pastoral labor among the churches ot central and northern New ork. His last chare was tha Baptist Church nt Trenton, and ha died In 1889. tilx children survive tbem. four of whom reside at Lowville. Lewis T. Howler, a leading salt manufac turer and Republican politician, died on Mon day at his home In sallna. N. Y aged 83 years. In the course of an active political career ho was appointed to All a number of important ufllclnl posts among them tho-e of DrStriot (Supervisor of the .tattoual Census or lbUO, and ol Deputy United btates Marshal for tho Northern District nf Now York. He is sur vived by his fourth wife and by four children. The Hon. William W. Flanders of Wllraot. N. IL. the oldest membor of the Merrlmaa county bur. died on Monday. He was born In Plorraont setenty-one yuis ago. He studied law with the late Attorney-Ueniol Mason W. Tanpan In Bradford, and began practicat Wilmotlti 18j0. Mr. Flauders served In the Legislature four time, and wns bollcitor of Merrimnc county in ls75 and 1870. Mrs. Maria Cable, who has boarded at the Nelson Ilou-eiu Poughkerpsle for a longtime, was found doad in her room rasterduy. 6be was sitting on the floor leaning against the bed, with her head dropped oter. Heart dis ease is supposed to bate beau tne cause, bhe waa the widow of the late. a. W. table aud dnughter of bamuel and Adallno Perry of tbls city. l(n& Hlrsoh, the gifted young French pian ist. Is dead at the early age of 21. He was a Parisian, and the nephew ol M. Wormser. com poser of 'L'Enfant Pro'llgii." He was gradu ated Irom the Paris Conservatoire with honor-, and appeared successtully inLondun last year. Capt, Thomas Humphrey, on of the best known Delawsr Bay navigators, and th. lather of Chief, ot rollce Humphrey of Pott town. Pa., died rn Tuesday In his 7i)tb yeat. Ho had accumulated much Wealth, fceven children survive hlm. Julia .Tnekpon. one of the orfgfnnl colored troutio of I Isk Jubll Fingers, died recently lu Knglewood, III. 6be had been an Invalid for several years, having been stricken witu paralysis while singing in Euiope with th company. Capt Nelson Bennett, who died at nigh Erldgo. N. J on Tuesdnr night, was one of the best-known military men In the State. During the tvar he was Captain of Company K, Thirty first Now Jersoy Volunteeis, lie was 80 year old. Lafayotto Hardly, a leading member of tha Lancaster county bar. dlod at Lancaster. Pa., on Tuosdny morning. Ha wus 49 years old and had been, prominently mentioned for tbe olllco. ff District Judge. Thomas Jesun, ror many years a prominent citizen of Newburgh, and wldoly known In th American Roformed denomination, died yes terday, agod 83 real a. George Bneer, ex-Mayor of Des Moines, and a ploni-ar of the earliest date, dropped dead yestordar. Ha was born in Washington oounty, Md., In 1833, and wont to Des Moines in 1810, Arrested for Killing Frees. BELViDEnB. Aug. 2C-Th arrest ot th negro Johnston at Stanhope for the murder of Theo dore W. Froese of Brooklyn has caused great tenement all over Warren county. Every effort Is being made to identify the negro and connect him with the murder. Ha Is known as a bud character, and for yeaia has lived In the yiolnlty of Anbury. Wurren county. Thero will be no icrmal bearing until his Identity Is fully estnbllsbed. Ho la now confined in tho War ren comity jail. COtVPKRTIIWAIT, furniture, carpels, eteryttifnr for housekeeplrr. lark row or liailiamit., near Cliatliam square. S f. COIVIM'.ICTIIWAIT. rurnlture rnrpcts. everrthloi for honieieerlnjr. I arsjow or (UstUsm st-, near Chatham eqaact CO W P I', KTII W A IT? rurnlture. carpels sverrttilne forbouiskssplec I arwiiw or Cnetneiu it, near CHattiaio square, . f. Co win: iitiiwa it.' furniture carpets every bins for houiskestlnt. fartruwor Cliailiainst. user Chatham square. . ttOWPKTIIWAl'a " Furiiliure. carpsta. everylhlnt fer houssleepnt rars row or I hatliain st. near Chatham square. i. t. Cwpi:kt i wait. furniture carpeta everything; fnr tioostkeep'ri. I'arlc row or ttiaitiam st. near Chatham square, .S . CIIIVPCRTIfWAIT. """ rirnlture. raipeta. rerrthlns- for housekeetlrr. Park row or I hatliain st, near Chatham square N ) COWPKHTIIWAIT? I (irnlture. rarpets cirrrtblng for liou.ekeeiinr. I ark ro or rimihaia at., near ( hailuin tqirr. S U COWI'CllTIIWAIT, rurnlture. carpets. ersr?tlilnr for hotiiekeep' rarkrowor Cbatnam it. near cballum squara. T. CO WPKRTII WAIT. "" Furnlmre. carpets, everrltunt for houiekssplnl rata fw er Cuatkaia iL, assr tliatiiata loaus, N I t.