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I T VOL LLX.-KO. 70. NEW YORK, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1891. PRICE WO CENTS.
I CABLE NEWS FROM GERMANY
I taninr shaken bt the collapse or
I TITO OREAT BANKVSQ TZRX8.
I Th Humor that (ha Koynl Fasntlr Ha
I Lost Heavily AN Falsest Ioee
Their All-t-'anooa r Wallaroo Is.
I prsr WlUteen Ogere Another AnYoat to
I Ita Newrrr-Aaserle .
I Btuiif. Not. & Novor alnoo the Strousberg
I speculative crash of twenty yoars ago has Dor
I Ma been so shaken as It Is to-day by tho ool
I lspso of Hlrsohfeld A Wolff, the fall of Herr
I Lelprlger and tho consoauent tragedy In the
home ot the Bommerfelds. In the oelobrated
panic gueccedlngtheFranoo-Prusslanwar.how-Tr,
the rompantspoculotlon causing It found
some excuse In tho vast overflow ot tho French
milliards Into the depleted treasuries of
the empire. Now. howover. tho wrook among
thogrrst financial houses ottho city Is re
garded as i symptom ot unpalllatod and un
pardonable demoralization of the men who
hold the purse strings of tho empire. A fow
men near the throno suffered In reputation and
pnrtolnthe formor crash: notably the Duke
ot Batlbor, and the Slleslan nobility won
closely pluckod by tho Btrousberg swindle:
nevertheless, the principal sufferers were the
pubUoot large, who had Invested tholr money
freely In all sorts ot ephemeral and fraudulent
stock companies.
This timo tho titled landlords ot tho gtgantia
estates In Russian Poson oro tho principal
victims. Count von Zodlltz-Truteschler and all
his high conservative olan. Baron von Klltelng,
Count Fosadowskl. Count zur Uppe-Biostor
feld. and a score or more ot othor great nobles
cl this one provlnco have lost nearly all ot
their large fortunes. Behind tho exoeption
aUy long line of tltlod victims stands a
small army ot smaller investors In the con
serratlre classes men on small salaries
in the departments, municipal officials,
and owners ot little estates in north
ern and northeastern Germany. Finally
comes the usual contingent of widows and
orphans whose money bad been plaoed with the
wrecked house by trustees. While there are
several larger houses than Hlrsohfeld &
Wolffs In Borlln, there Is not another whloh.
by Its collapse, could have spread suffering
and panto through so many classes ot society
here. The Implicit confidence ot all. from the
Cabinet down, in the house ot Hlrsohfeld &
Wolff was due to its long and continued his
tory and its consequent reputation for con
' servatlsm. The bank was founded in 1827.
The report that the imperial family has lost
heavily through tho fsilureis false. The chief
banker of the Hohenjsollerns is Herr Cohen of
Dessau, who bears tho title ot Privy Councillor
ot Commerce, a somewhat mysterious rank in
view of the foot that there is no Council ot
Commeroetowhlohhe can be privy. Cohen
neTerhas anything to do with metropolitan
"earners "or "booms." but jogs along in tho
traditional ruts, supposed in Germany to be
reserved for men ot his mysterious title and
lnSoenoo at court Emperor William L
commissioned this country banker to in
crease the modest fortune ot the reigning
BohensoUerns, and for this purpose gave
him ten million marks as a nest egg. Cohen
departed for onoe from his habits ot slow
4 eonsevotismsoas to improve his opportunity
; to win the favor of tha imperial family. He
devoted bis whole energy tor nine or ten years
tolMTSaSlngtha wtalUi othla sovereign and
at the' sad of that period he returned to the
Emperor eighty millions. Oohon has retained
the prestige won fay this achievement and he
bis been wfse enough 'not to risk ia repetition
ot his ventures. He is as slow. sate, and non
speculative as he was before he got his im
perial commission. He has remained the
banker of the imperial family over since
although now and then, during the last years
ot Bismarck's ascendancy, the Chonoellor In
duced the Emperor to transact a little busi
ness with BleiohrOder.
Hlrsohfeld & Wolff strove for many years to
supplant Cohen In his oonneotlon with the
court, bat without success. They never re
ceived a single commission from a Ho
henzollern. In fact, the present Em
peror gave special orders that none ot
his family should bank with them.
Wolffs son resented this Imperial boycott,
and, to get revenge, spread on 'Change false
reports oonoerning the Emperor's health, to
the effect that William's nerves woro wrooked.
that tho abscesses near his ear were likely
to provo fatal, and that he frequently
showed signs ot mental derangement When
these reports reached the Emperor's ears he
at once ordered an investigation. The author
ship was traced directly to young Wolff, and
at the. Emperor's ordor he was excluded from
the Bourse for somo time The elder Wolff,
however, was never caught in such sensation
al proceedings. In fact, he carefully avoided
all appearance ot financial manoeuvring, so
as to keep firm tho reputation of his house for
conservative methods. His name was in the
directory lists for sevoral large and wealthy
stock companies, and in tees alone he received
more than 00,000 marks annually.
Despite all this, it is now suspeoted that
Hlrschflold & Wolff have beon insolvent for
many years. Their liabilities exceed ten mil
lions of marks; their nominal assets are but
three millions of marks, and most ot this sum
is In very doubtful securities.
Tho cause ot the crash lies in the region ot
high international polities. It was the deollne
of the Hussion loan in Paris. Hlrsohfleld &
Wolff were the special secret agents In Berlin
ot the Bastion Government in this matter,
and they were deputed to do Ztnonce
Waster Wysohnegradskl's dirty work,
which for obvious reasons the Messrs.
Warscbauer. accredited Berlin agents ot
Russia, were unable to undertake. The com
mission of Hlrsohfleld & Wolff from the
Russian Government was held by the Barings,
and they lost heavily on it Thereupon the
Russian Finance Minister suggested that they
buy rouble rentes In anticipation of the rise
consequent upon the phenomenal suocess ot
ths loan in Paris, Instead of the rise came the
reoent drop, and Hlrschflold h Wolff were
crnshod.
That no detail of the operations ot tho
wrecked house will remain eonoealed is as
sured by the Em poror's order that every bit of
the financial fraud and rottenness shall be ex
posed wherever found. The inquiry is likely to
.have an injurious effect upon Russian se
curities generally.
About 1.000 depositors with Slgmund Bom
merfeld and his son Felix, who attempted sui
cide, have lost their alL The 3.000.000 marks,
nominal assets ot the firm, are mostly worth
less paper. The panto created by the oollapso,
alter the other failures ot Hlrsohfleld A Wolff
and HerrLelpxlger, has destroyed all oonfi
. denee. Several bankers have requested tholr
clients to withdraw their deposits, as
they are unable to guarantee security
In these troublous times. It is learned
that the wealthy banker, Plncus, Felix Bom
morfeld's father-in-law. recontly gave 300.000
marks to bolster up tho shaky oonoern. and
promised 1.000.000 more, but withdrew his
offer when he discovered that 3.000.000 would
he necessary to save the Bommerfelds from
criminal procedure.
The strange precautions taken to protect the
Czar during his reoent journey through Ger
many will be rondo a text in tho next Reichs
tag for discussion by the Independents of tho
introduction ot Russian methods in Germany.
The special case with whloh tho dobate will be
introduced concerns the action of a body ot
troops guarding the bridge at Dlrschau, The
troops had beon ordored to keep at
a dlstanoo everybody, oven soamon
bound for their ships at tho quays.
Capt Gnstav Lubko was unnblo to understand
tho signals made to him as ho approached tho
bridgo and was flrod upon. Although not
woundod. ho oomplalned publtoly of tho rock
lossnosa ottho soldiers who shot at him with
out giving Intelligible warning, and his case
was taken up by all North Gorman dallloaot
liberal tondonclos.
On last Tuesday a somowhat similar pleoo ot
autocraoy took place on tho outskirts ot this
city during tho annual Hubortus hunt in tho
Grunowald. A military cordon surroundod
tho forest and scores otcarriagos flllodwlth
socloty pooplo and families ot prominent offi
cials woro roughly turned back without
apology or explanation. This treatment was
a complete surprise to all who suffered It, as
in tho days of Emporor William L all
olassos woro allowed to be near at hand
and watch tho spectacle. On Tuesday the
guards even went so far as to stop two railway
trains passing to Grunowold. Tho trains were
hold thirty minutes at the Emperor's ordors,
and tho lives ot nlnoty passengors were thus
endangered, as no previous notioe of the delay
had beon sent to tho railway officials. Dailios
of thotendonales of tho Boerien Courier and
the Frtit limine Zeltung have oommontod upon
tho episode with muoh bitterness.
Tho Borlln newspapers havo just suffored
another affront from the Emporor hardly less
insulting than his oelobrated declaration that
editors wore half-educated "candidates for
starvation" from tho gymnasiums. When the
Sohloasbrunnon, an Imperial gift, was un
veilodin the squaro boforo the palace in Ber
lin no newspapers received invitations to be
represented atthe ceremonies. All complained,
but they wore unable to got invitations or ex
planations. Eventually it was Ioarnod that
tho Emperor had glvon orders that no report
ers should be allowed to bo present at the un
veiling. P. K. Bosogger, tho Btyrian poet, has refused
an offer of $20,000 for a reading tour
In America during next January, Febru
ary, March, and AprlL He says that the
Btrrian dialect ot his famous works would
not please a people longing only for
Bonsatlons. and that his work is calculated
to bo enjoyed only by German-speaking audi
ences. He adds also that his health would be
shaken by the fatigue ot the long Journey. In
1885Bosegger refused an offer ot $25,000 for
a throo-months' tour in the United States.
The praotlao ot general denunciation ot
publio officials by anoymous letter writers, so
common in the days of Bismarck and his elab
orate system ot espionage, has been revived
so fully in the last fow months that the Attorney-General
in Glogau. Silesia, has been led
to publish this notioe:
"In consoquonce of tho great number ot
anonymous letters, evidently written to gratify
private spite at the expense of the publio wel
fare, I am induood hereby to declare that such
documents will not bo acted upon unless the
contents be oonfirmed from other sources.
Those ashamed to sign their names are un
worthy ot bollef. and thoy will hereafter re
celvo no attention from mo."
Rumors that a family in Alton had con
tracted trichinosis by eating American pork
are false. They were started by business
houses opposed to the importation of Amer
ican meats. All the members of the family in
question were made HI by partaking ot meat
from a publio slaughter house. The in
spector who passed the meat has been dis
charged tor Ignorance of his duties. -rDistriet
doctor Zimmerman of Dflsseldorf reports that
ot 688 sides ot American bacon examined by
him twelve showed the presence ot trichi
nosis. He adds: "It is imperative that every
bltot imported cork be acoompanledbyaoer
tlfloate as to its soundness." Meat Inspector
Zehn In Puerschon, nearGlogan, has been sen
tenced to a year in prison for passing diseased
beef, which eventually caused the illness ot
eleven families and the death ot two persons.
Robert Zelle. hitherto syndic has been
elected second Burgomaster ot Berlin. He is
62 years old, a leader in the Independent
party, and has served with distinction In the
Landtag and Reichstag. In 1871 he was
elected Burgomaster In Btottln. but the Em
peror refused for political reasons to confirm
the choice.
The Gorman Industrial guilds are begin
ning to conBldjr just how far tholr practical
interest in the Chicago Exhibition goes. Com
missioner Ton Wermuth attends tholr meetings
to give them all details as to the amount of
space at their disposal. The KSlnlich Zeiiung
paternally urges all Gorman manufacturers ta
take advantage ot the opportunity to compete
successfully with England and France, and to
show conclusively the truth of the German
trade maxim: "Cheap and Good." The Mo
Einley bill, the Kiilnitche Zeihmg odds, renders
trade betweon Germany and the United States
very difficult vet this trade is still worth
fighting for: moreover, tho Americans are
likely to realize soon that the bill in question
hurts them more than it hurts foreigners, and
repeal It
BERLIN'S SENSATION.
Oaa of the Basket Who Attcaested Saletda
la Dead.
Benin, Not. 8. The Bommerfelds, who tried
to commit 6uloide yesterday, oponod tho veins
ot their arms besides shooting themselves
with a revolver. When found both woro
bathed in blood. Felix expired on Saturday
evening.
Slgmund still llvos, although there Is a bul
let embedded in his brain. Slgmund Is
consolous at intervals, and thore is a bare
ohanoo ot recovery. Tho firm was established
in 1873. It was Involved in the conversion
ot a large number ot private, industrial con-
ierns into companies during the 'HOs, besides
urnlshlng money for tho development of
ling, a seaside resort on the Island ot. Hugcn.
The assets will thus be slow of realization.
Blgmund's wife recontly filed a potitlon for di
vorce. Both Slgmund and Felix married heir
esses. Felix's wife is a daughter of the mil
lionaire Plnkus. AH nave beon personally ex-
Foux was an epicure and wrote oookery
artioles for tho Soerten Courier. Many credit
ors and small capitalists were attracted to the
firm by the high Interest offered on deposits.
ACCUSED OV FBEACIIIXO POLITICS.
Democrats In Pastor Fcrria'a CoaaTBSjaUva
Tbluk He Ought to Co.
Pastor D. 0. Ferris ot tho Northport Method
ist Church in tho heat of tho campaign ad
dressed political gatherings in his own and
other villages, and it is said that on the Bun
day before election he preached politics in his
pulpit Whllo the Republican portion of his
congregation admired his activity at meetings
hold In different villages, and the, Democrats
tolerated It both sides, it is alleged, protested
when polities was brought into the pulpit .,
A number ot Democrats in hls.oongregaUpr
took him to task at the time, and now that the
eleotlon is over they ear he will have to go.
While the Republicans. In the congregation do
got wholly approve of his aotlons, they do not
elleve In resorting to oxtreme measures, and
will stand by tholr pastor.
HlulDg lawyer Bard Bcllavad to Oava
Committed Suicide.
Reidiho, Nov. 8. It is now believed that
William P. Bard, the missing lawyer, commit
ted sulolde. and a search is being made for bis
body. The Schuylkill Canal was drawn off to
day opposite this city, and.the river banks
have been carefully examined, but notraoeof
bis body has been found. ...., ,,
Itlsstatodthatbolsepme $4,000 .behind in
bis ocoounU with the. Penn, Mutual Wfe In
surance Company ot Philadelphia, and that ho
was also unable to par over considerable
sums of monoy whlch.be held tor various per
sons and estate. The exact amount of" his
shortage cannot be oMertained, but It will be'
htrseiy beyond his ability to pay.
BRICEVELE IS IN GLOOM.
THE HMBBB OUT TUB NEWS OV THE
ritoposED jtsruzur of toe couriers.
The 'Mem Bay That Never Shall tha "SE.
bran Work Agate la the Mlaea, aad that
They Will Prove tho SlnesrMy ot Thalr
AarUoa-A. roltey of TValtlag-OtlTer
Syrlags WIU Mover TJaa Coavleta Agala,
KHorvnxB. Nov. 8. Ono who might have
visited Coal Greek yesterday or tolled up tho
six miles ot mountain ollmb to BrioovlUo
would havo found the minors and mountain
eers lounging about as though it wore a holi
day. In foot tittle work was doing in the
mines, as everybody was waiting to find
out what tho companies proposod to do about
tho demands mado upon them, tor bettor and
more legal treatment At Coal Creek tho minors
looked hopoful. but at Brlcovllle tho men stood
about atlontly, while the women denounoed
the State and tho convicts and tho owners
ot mlnos In shrill voices, and with muoh twist
ing ot their mouths. late in the afternoon a
miner toiled up the steep and wild valley from
Coal Crock to toll about the surprising way in
which tho owners ot mines in and around Cool
Creek hod agreed to tho demands of their em
ployees. BrioovlUo was glad to hear this, glad to know
that thalr frionds down the valley were to
have work and fair play. But Brlcovllle had
too muoh doubt as to tho way tho Tennessee
Coal and Mining Company proposod to aet
to bo loudly enthusiastic. Bo her minors
ohowed tobaaao gloomily and the women re
sumod tholr outpouring ot wrath. Late in the
evening, just before dark, a bit ot news come
whloh set them in turmoil, made tho happy
faoes at Coal Creek Bad and wrathful, made
the doubtful faoes atBrloevllIe lower with rage
mingled with that look ot satisfaction which
comes at tho fulfilment ot a prophey ot any
kind.
Bricevillo had prophesied the worst and the
worst hod come. This news, which the opera
tor at Coal Creek had spoiled from tho wire,
was that the Governor proposed to send the
convicts bock at once and under a suffi
cient guard. When the operator announced
It to a group pi miners thore was an outburst
ot wrath, and when a messenger bore it to
BrioovlUo, whloh is mostooneerned in tho con
vict matter, men and women shouted and
Bworo. and indulged in one-sided arguments
and threats.
Horo was all their work undone, or. rather,
to be done over again. Here was another long
struggle, and perhaps a bloody insurrection.
At first tho miners Bald thoy would attack the
guards at the beginning and drivo them back.
Thon tho unnecessary danger of this became
apparent and it was informally decldod that
ley would await developments. .If there was
a chance to overthrow the stockades while
they were building, this would be done. It thoy
had to wait untU everything was restored and
a feeling of seonrity come to the guards, then
that Ume would bo patiently and watchfully
awaited. One thing was apparent: The miners
and mountaineers were determined that nover
again should convicts labor in the mines ot
Walden's range for any longth of time.
"It ain't as If we was young men with no
families," said one miner who has dug tons of
coal from the Brloevllle mines. If we was
that way we'd...plok up and git but
we've got families and wo've bought
land andoullt nests for our little ones, we
can't give up everything and go away. Now I
auvt got no money to move, and .I've got six
young ones, not to speak of mo.
She's .nigh. 8a but as .heart as a
squirrel, and ma and pa lived, here and
pa died here, and now I'm here and I'm going
to stay. AndrvegtoBy.whoesmore,Bo.
young man. von gin bet a dollar that there
alr?tgoln'tM-sioceovetsJbere: not If tho
The only place In the Walden's range that ro
ioiced without any bad news at aU was Oliver
Springs. OoL Benfro.. the manager of
the Big Mountain mine, standing near
the ruins of the stockade yesterday said
that he and his oompany had done
with convict labor forever. "He said it was not
only risky, but unprofitable even under the
best circumstances. When this nows got
around among the free miners there was groat
joy. They are to have a check Welshman, an
equitable arrangement ot car weights, and no
But the outlook for Brlcovllle Is dark indeed.
The miners there say. and this, may or may
not be true, that the releasing of the oonvlots
of the three stockades was only the beginning
of an organised movement whloh will release
not only all the convicts in tho mines
ot Tennessee, but those of Georgia
and Alabama as well. It Is oertaln
that the miners of all sections and States
look upon the leasing of zebras" with equal
hatred. Whether such widely scattered plans
oould be brought Into a general movoment Is
extremely doubtful. There la no doubt how
ever, that the Brloovllle and Coal Croek minors
will not submit .to the return ot the convicts
without a struggle.
Up to the present time these miners havo
never sold they. would do anything without do
ing it Last July thoy said the convicts would
be -sent back it they came. The con
victs were sent book, and when they
returned, under military., guard, they were
sent book again. Thon the minors agreed
to on armistice to give the law a chance to re
lieve them. When the law foiled to do anything
they redeemed their threats and loosed the
convicts.. Now they havo .deplored that oon
vlots shall not work in the Walden's range dls-
The State will give them an opportunity to
prove whether that threat Is as good as the
former declarations. As the latest news is that
the Governor proposes sending the skilled oon
vlots under e heavy guard w the mines at
onoe, trouble u expected before the week is
Knoxville citiuns expect that .the dis
mantled stockade at Coal Creek, whloh was
left standing on account of a dying woman In
an adjoining house. wU) beburnedto-nlghtor
to-morrow night at the latest
HOI VOH CLEVELAND.
Cot Folk Says It Is Impossible for Soathera
Alllaaea If ca to Vote for Him.
WAsmNOTOH. Nov. a Col L. h. Polk. Presi
dent of tho Farmers' Alliance, is in the city.
He is incUned to believe that the reports of
disaster to the farmer politicians at last Tues
day's elections oro exaggerated. He prefers
to wait he says, until the official returns come
In. He said to-day:
"The elections are in no Benso Indicative of
the strength of the People's party. We aro not
particular about capturing State offices; our
purposolsto win legislative seats. The Re
oubUcans are making great claims of gains In
Kansas, but there they combined with their
anolentonomlos. the Democrats, In opposition
to the People's party, and the campaign was
tho most bitter I ever witnessed."
'Do you think it. nrobablo, that Cloveland
will be the Democratlo candidate for the Pres-
"I have been of that opinion all the while, I
am certain he is the favorite ot Wall street the
choice of tho moneyed class, end every effort
will be modetohove him nominated. In fact
no man could bo put at the head of tho tioket
etthor In tho Democratlo or Ropublloan party,
if unacceptable to .the plutocratlo Dower. Bo
it appears inevitable that ClevelanoTwlU again
be oh. .sen. In that event 1 shall deem it my
solemn duty to take the stump against him
in North Carolina.. He would not bo able
to carry the State, and it Is. possible
ho would not be successful in moro than three
States of the South, Nobouthprn Alllanooman
should want to vote for Cleveland, and. few of
them would do so. Ho was elected In 188 as
arebukotothe conditions of things brought
on by tho domonltozation ot silver.. Instead of
reoognlBlng Uio popular will, he, and his
Beoretaries of theTreasury went furthor even
than their Ropublloan predecessors In hostility
to that metaL Tholr course was condemned
at the polls in November. 1888, thereby again
bringing, the Republloanslnto power. It Is
impossible for Southern Alliance men. In view
of Mr. Cleveland's record, to over give him
tholr support"
Frealdeat Potter to Betfa Me Aaaw.
BooTOif, Not. 8. Mr. Asa J. Potter Is already
making plans for the future, and does not in
tend to be long out of business. His intention
is to do a brokerage business in tho negotia
tion of mercantile paper, as his long experi
ence has made him familiar with the value of
paper offered by Boston merchants for dis
count Mr. Potter is preparing to roducs Ills
living expenses, and contemplates securing a
.moilerate-prleed house either In Brookune
orMemon.yHfaefifldren. whoarenow in pri
vate schools nnd bare. had special tutors, will
aiUh their education la the publjo schools.
a ttiaix'b ruanT notrx a xiomtTAnr.
The Xaalaeor Sticks to ITIa Kpocomollve la
a Awful Crash and la Not Hart.
WnjcrsniBM. Nov. 8. At 4 o'clock this
morning a coal train on tho Lrhlgh Valley
Railroad, drawn by englno2Ql, ran away a dis
tance ot eighteen mUos down thoflteop moun
tain grade betweon this city and Falrvlow. At
tho top ot tho mountain, whon tho train
started, thore woro tho brnkoman. a conductor,
and flagman In chargo.ot tho brakes. In or
der to, keep a train under control coming down
tho mountain tho brakomen aro kopt busy all
the time. This morning tho crow ot 261
wero kopt unusually- busy. Boon after
tho train started tho front brako
man bow trouble ahoad. Ho oould
not hold his cars. Tho train kopt pushing the
engine and tho engineer booamo alarmod. He
whistled for all brakes to bo put on and re
versed his engine. Tho train oontlnuod to
gain in speed. The brakomon saw that the
train was beyond control and they jumped off,
escaping without injury. The flagman lost his
head and jumped from tho cab. The onglnoor
alone remained at his post Ho kept up a con
tinued whistle to warn grains at tho foot ot the
mountain of his approach.
Whon the runaway came down the last
etrotch ot the mountain grade It was running
at tho rate of sixty miles an hour. As it passed
Nosoopeck Station tho night operator saw tho
engineer still pulling tho whlstla. At tho foot
of the mountain preparations had boon made
to make a clear track for tho runaway. All tho
wUdcat onglnoa and a freight train succeeded
in getting out ot tha way. Ono ooal train,
however, was unable to cloar tho traok. The
runaway dashed Into this and knookod the
oars in every direction. The report ot tho col
lision was hoard for miles around.
Tho runaway engine was overturned, and
ovory ono expected that the onglnoor was
killed, but when ho was dug out ot tho wrook
ho was not lnjurod in the loast Wreckers
woro busy all day clearing away the debris.
Tho engineer sold this evening:
"That was the awtuUest exporienoe over I
had in my Ufa. I don't think the wheels of my
onglno or tho oars rovolvod at alL Thoy just
eUd along on tho rails. ''-I saw my fireman leap
from tho cab after the'tmln was well under
way, but I thought it best for me to stick. I
know thero were a great many trains
ahoad ot mo, and if I loft tho en
gine tho whistle would havo stopped
sounding, and then there would be no warn
ing for tnoso at the foot of tho mountain.
There ore always sevoral engines at the end
ot the grade, and I thought my train would
dash Into them and probably kill a number ot
persons. I whlstlod ail the way. Whon I
struck the cars of the train I got a terrible
shook. I didn't remember anything nftor that
until they took me from" the wreck, I never
expeoted to be allvo."
A GONDOLA'S WILD BACE.
It TTnlcccB Past m Street Car "With m Irfmo
Brakeman latitat!- m Whistle.
It is all down bill from Montelalr to Nowark
on the Bloomflold branoh ot tho Morris and
Essex Railroad, and locomotives do not use
muoh steam in making the run. On Saturday
evening a freight train was drilling cars in tho
violnttyot Henry Lehman's coal yard and a
gondola containing twenty-five tons of ooal
was left standing on tho track. After drilling
several cars Into the ooal yard tho englnoer
backed down to connect with the coal oar, and
just as he left the siding 'tfneol the box ears
jumped the track and collided with the ooal
ear, giving it a shock whloh started it down
the grade at a gentle speed, which was con
stantly accelerating.
Three brakemen ran after it and one ot
them, William Crawley, being a good sprinter,
reached It first and olambored aboard. By this
time the car was going about as fast as a man
could run and Crawley was protty well wind
ed. He tugged at the brake, but found to his
horror that it would not work. Tho point
where the car started Is 250 feet in altitude,
and thero Is a grade ot thlrty-flvo feet to the
mile from there to Rldgewood and twenty feet
more between Rldgewood and Bloomfleld. a
fall of fifty foet In one mllo and three-quarters.
8ver this stretch of road tho train flow with
rawloy clinging to the brake wheel and try
ing to make a little friction on tho wheels.
The rate of speed ran up to fifty miles an hour
as the car dashed across the trostle at Moffatf s
Pond, through Glen Rldgo station, and on to
ward Bloomfleld.
Atraln from Nowark was due and Crawley
knew it After rounding tho ourvo at Glen
Ridge and seeing the traok clear he felt slight
ly relieved. He was on the west bound track
and his salvation depended upon attracting
the attention of the switchman at Bloomfleld
and being thrown on the down track. Tho
switch was set for the west-bound traok and
tie knew it but by whooping and waving his
antern he attracted the switchman's atten
tion and the necessary change was made In the
nick of time. The car noarly turned over in
taking the switch, but righted again and
dashed on past the passenger train and sped
away toward Watsesslng. , The elevation
above tide at this point is 168 feet and it Is up
bill from there to RosevUle station, whero the
elevation Is 180 feet .im.ii
Tho speed gradually slackened on this slope,
and the car stopped within a few yards ot
RosevUle station, after a wild run of nearly 3X
miles. There were sevoral narrow escapes on
tho run. The most thrilling one was that of a
horse car on the cross-town lino betweon
Bloomfleld and Orango. Tho streot car just
crossed tho track as the gondola went flying
by, with its lone passenger clawing at tho
brake wheel and shouting in imitation ot a
Bteam whistle.
XABTIir B. WALLER CO-BESPONDENT.
A Disclosure la the Divorce Mult Brought
by William II. Plait.
Martin B. WaUer, a son of ex-Gov. Waller of
Connecticut has been named as co-respondent
in a suit for absolute dlvoroe whloh William H.
Piatt a retired engineer ot the United States
navy, has brought in the Brooklyn City Court
against Minnie T. Piatt It was sevoral woeks
ago that the dlvoroe proceeding were begun,
bu,t it was not until Saturday whon an order to
show cause why Mr. Piatt should pay alimony
pending the trial that tho namo Of the co
respondent was reveolod. Mrs. Piatt is tho
daughter of Jomos A Fisher, a real estate
dealer In Fulton stroet Brooklyn, and she was
tnarriea six years ago. Bho Is now 28 years
old. and her husband is more than twenty
years older.
About a year ago Mrs. Piatt It. Is alleged.,
met young Waller when ho was In Brooklyn
getting orders for his brick oompany. Boon
after thoy bocamo acquainted Mrs. Piatt spent
eovoral days away from home at different
times. It is allegod. but hor husband never
suspected that anything was wrong. Last May
husband and wlfo agrood to llvo apart on ac
count ot domostlo unhapplnoss. In tho fol
lowing month Mr. Piatt had his suspicions
aroused by a ronort that his wlfo and young
Waller had boen frequently soon togethor. . lie
thon went to work to got ovldonce. against his
wife. Ho dlsooTored. according to affidavits
iirosentod, that thoy had boon seen togethor In
ho Xong Branoh Hotel, in Fulton, street
irooklyn. In June. It Is also said that Waller
and Mrs. Piatt registered at a hotel in Rooko
way Beach last July as Mr. and Mrs. Winter.
BATS SUE WAS BUN OYER.
Ab Aged Srnakard with Both Xgs and
Her Hand Hart.
When Mrs. Anna Bottels. housekeeper of tho
tenement house at 185 Mott street went down
into the cellar for cool early yesterday morn
ing she found a ragged old woman lying at the
bottom of the stairs. Mrs. Bottels helped, her
up to the halh gave her a cup ot ooffoe, and set
her adrllt again. .. .,..,, . .,
Lata in tho afternoon Mrs. Bottels found tho
old woman in the cellar again. Policeman
Ludwlg was called. Ho recognized tho old
woman as Alice MoKenny. She told him. she
hadbeon run ovor In Roosevelt streot on Nov.
2, and that both her logs had been, broken.
There was a deep wound on the back ot hor
left hand.
At Bellevue an examination showed that her
legs wore badly bruised, but not broken. The
doctor said that ehe would probably die from
alcoholism. Bne is 60 years old.
OPIUM DREAMS DISTURBED.
XniETT-OXE CUHTAUEir ABBBSTSD IN
THREE JOINTS.
Abotit nundrod Plpee Seised and Thirty
Hmoklag Layonta-Thera Will be Mourn.
lag 1 BellavlUa aad In Brooklya To-day.
Ono of tho biggest raids on opium joints
ovor attempted in this town was successfully
mado last night by Capt Brooks ot tho Eliza
beth stroet station. Nlnoty-ono Chlnaraon
epont the night In the station housa as tho ro
sult Mostot thorn woro from Long Island
and Jorsoy. These country laundrymon come
to town on Saturday to spend two nights and
tho Intervening I day "hitting the pipe" and
playing fan-tan or dominoes.
Capt Brooks has been getting ready to clean
out Mott stroet for eomo time. Last night he
found that throo joints woro in full blast and
eonoludod that his opportunity had como.
Tho joints woro at 105 Park stroet In the
basomont and at 21 PoU stroet ono in the
basemont and tho other on tho sooond floor.
Onosoctlon of poUoomen twenty mon was
hold ready in the station houso In plain
clothes. Capt Brooks, with Ward Detectives
Bohlrmor and Prico and Pollcemon Corcoran
andFonLstartodforthojoInts. Thepollcomen
went first to 21 Pell streot On the second floor
Ah Blng had six mlsoroble little rooms fitted
up with layouts. Tho bunks wore cheap and
filthy.
, A double row of them ran around the rooms.
All were occupied. Borne ot the occupants
wero smoking opium, some woro asleep, othors
wero smoking algaruttes, others wore drink
ing tea. Tho room was stifling with the odor
ot opium when the door opened, and Police
man Corcoran walked In and shut tho door
behind him There was no way nut and tho
Chlnamon know It Bo no resistance was
offered.
Some of tho smokers wont on cooking pills
and smoking. Forty-Blx mon woro in at
Ah Ding's.
The joint In thobasemont was muoh smaller,
and Its occupants seemed to be so closoly
engaged In their games or with tholr ptpos
that Capt Brooks thought it would be safe to
leave thorn unmolested while he took care of a
big joint in tho basomont of 100 Park street
Leaving Corcoran to hold Ah Blng and bis gang,
no and the rest of his men went around to the
Park street joint ownod by Tung Kee. In dirt
It was moro than a matoh for Ah Blng's. Tung
Keo had but ono room besides his little office.
A double row of bunks ran along one side of
tho big room, and sevoral tables and boxos
woro In suoh positions that they oould bo usod
by smokers. Choap dirty layouts wero scattered
around. Tho room was crowded. BosIdesTung
Soe thero wero thirty-four Chinamen there,
ost ot them wore smoking, but some were
asloep and some were gambling. Detective
Price opened the door and stepped In on the
astonished Chinamen.
"Hello, John." ho sold.
"Hollo," replied the nearest Chlnamon.
Thon there was manifested a suddon Inclina
tion on the part ot several ot the smokers to
getaway. That was chocked.
Then Capt Brooks went back to tho base
mont of 21 Pell stroet Tho place was smaller
than either ono ot the others, thor e being
but one little room, but ten smokers
wore lying around on the bunks, while
Cboo Fung kept the goto. Leaving
Polloeman Ford In charge of this joint the
Captain ordered out the mon who had been
held in reBorve at the station house. When
thoy camo the work of removing the prisoners
wasbogun. Some of those inAh Blng's para
dise on the second floor of 21 Pell street made
a faint effort to get away, but Policeman Cor
coran had a good stlok with him and the effort
was not successful.
The prisoners were taken out two at a time
and marched to the station house. After they
had aU been taken away, a searoh ot the place
was made for opium. A dozen jars and cans
of it wore found. Borne ot them had not been
opened. In the smallest joint eight layouts
wore found, and at least thirty complete lay
outs and perhaps 100 pipes were taken in alL
Capt Brooks did not undertake to count the
rines last night. . JPir Ur-wthAje of- the
station house. Boside them stood a great
brass kettle filled with pots of opium. AU this
stuff will go to Property Clerk Harriott The
ninety-one Chinamen will be arraigned at the
Tombs this morning.
LOVED A NEOBO GIBL,
Mysterious Suicide of m Tones; Haytlan In
West Cheater.
Residents of Silver street in West Chester
village were startled last Baturday afternoon
by a pistol shot and the soroams ot women
coming from tho house ot Mrs. FJlen Brown.
They found Tollskl Joseph Cose, a young Hay
tlan. lying dead on the threshold in a pool ot
blood. A revolvor lay Inside the house a few
feet from him. ,
Cazowentto Westchester In the spring of
1800. having oome from Paris, where he had
boen attending a eollege. Ho entered the
New York Cathollo. Protectory to study engi
neering. Brother Leontine of the Protootory
said ofnim:
" Ha was of a prominent family in Haytl. and
had been carefully educated. His tothor is
Uvlng. but his grandfather on his mother's side,
Senator Avorlst La Roohchad taken an especial
Interest in the boy.and was educattnghim. His
homo was near Fort-au-Prinao. Last June' ho
surprised me very much by saying that he had
married Emma Bruin, a colored girl of tho
village, and that ho was going to leave tho
Protectory to live with her. I am informod
that it was very muoh against his grandfather's
WlrthOBi
It appears now. howevor. that the story Case
told of tils marriage was on invention, as Miss
Bruin had not married him. nor did she favor
his suit Coze, however, wont to live at Mrs.
Srown's. Mrs. Brown has been twioe a widow,
iss Bruin being, a daughter ot hers by her
S rat husband. Ho was a greot favorite with
rs. Brown, who sold of hlmi
"He was just like one of my own children.
He know how to troat old pooplo." ..
Mrs. Brown takes In washing for a livollhood.
Coze, after leaving the Protectory, obtained
work In the Bay Chester powder mllh On the
day ot his doatn ho did not so to work as usual,
but etayod In the house. Mrs. Brown told the
story ottho Bhootlng as follows:
" I had just gone out of the houso to empty a
boiler of water, and had left Case In the house
alone with Emma, when all ot a sudden Iheard
a pistol shot and when I looked around Emma
came running out ot the house and Coze stag
gered to the door and fell thore dead."
Miss Bruin soys that Ouio had gtven.no Inti
mation to her of bis intention to kill himself,
but that after her mother loft the room be
Bulled out a revolver and Bald: " Hore goon."
he ran out of the room, and as she did so she
heard the report Cote staggered after hor
saying: "Be quiet" Neither ot the womon
bow him shoot ..,...
Caso very soon after he went to the village
displayed a preference for colored society,
though the doors ot white pooplo do not appear
to have beon olosed against him. Ho was sup
pesed to be a Cuban. His infatuation for a
nogro girl was the eubjeot ot much oomment
Uttle Edith Cartwrry Burned to Death.
Mrs. Mary Carberry lived in a little frame
house in the rear ot 1,420 Bergen street
Brooklyn, with her two ohUdren. Edith and
Johnnie. Edith was 7. and Johnnie 2 years
younger. They were playing In the kttohen
yesterday afternoon when Mrft.Carborry. heard
them Bcream. She found, Edith's olothos nil
aflame Sho tore off the olpthes as tost as sha
Jiould, but before she oould get tho fire out
ipr own clothes had caught and sho. was
burned severely. . Edith wasburned from head
to foot She died in St Mary's Hospital at 7
o'clock last night Her skirts had caught fire
from the grate;
Died In an Avanna B Car,
Somebody on the sldowolk at Chambers
street and Park row hoUed a passing Avonue
B horse car at 0 o'clock yesterday morning.
As tho car stopped with a sudden jork one of
tho passengers on old man tell from his seat
to the floor. As ho made no motion to rlso the
conductor ran to his assistance and found that
bowasdoad. lie was Edward Mulry. a lamp
man In tho employ of the Department of Pub
lio Works, and lived at 38 Obrystie street with
his wife. son. and daughter. Death was due to
heart fuiluro.
Mr. nad Mrs, Merchant Becoaelled.
Robert B. Morohont ot 24 Tompkins place,
Brooklyn, who had his wife arrested on a
charge of habitual drunkenness, has oome to
an understanding with her. She is now at her
mothers house under ball. They agreod by
oorrespondonoe last night to live together, in
peace, and they aro to meet at 0 o'clock this
morning to arrange matters. Each Is reported
as much ploasoa with tills amicable settlement
Passctt at Fort Monro.
Fow Monboc Vs., Nov. 8. Hon. 3, Bloat Fas
sett arrived horo this morning for a tew days'
rest
SANDBAGGED IN TBS STREET.
A Halr.bllad Mas, Accompanied ky Bis
Blind Danghtar, Bokbcd arOvertUM.
John Hartman. a widower CO years old.
living at 178 Bayard street Willlamsburgh,
while returning to his home at about 0 o'clock
lost night accompanied by his daughter Julia,
was assaulted by two unknown mon and
struck with a sandbag dlrootly intront ot his
homo.
He fell to tho sidewalk unconscious. His
daughter cried for holp. Ono ot the assail
ants stifled hor crios with his hand, while tho
other riflod tho pookots ot her father. Ho suo
eeeded in getting $285 in gold. $300 in bank
notes, and tour bonk books representing
several thousand dollars. The men thon
escaped.
Tho daughter is totally blind, while the
father Is partially so, and neither was able to
recognise the assailants.
After tho mon had secured their plunder
thoy ran off, leaving tho man still unoonsolous
on the ground and his daughter noarly ex
hausted from the struggle to tree hersolt from
their grasp.
As soon as she oould she began screaming
for help. Hor cries were heard by several gen
tlomenwho came to hor assistance, Mr. Hart
man was carried into his house and a physl
olan summoned. Tho cose was reported to the
poUoo of tho Nineteenth precinct and thoy Im
mediately began the work ot hunting down
the robbers.
Hartman was a baskot maker. Ho had saved
up the monoy and Intended to deposit it this
morning. His daughter is 43 years old.
The bank books showed deposits In the
Willlamsburgh Dlmo Savings Bank. Hartman
Is not dangorously injured.
CffHJ WANTS PEACE,
Sho Is Seeking Friendly Solution or tho
Trouble with tTncle Bam.
YJX.VA&UBO. Nov. & The Chilian Govern
ment is seeking a friendly solution ot the diffi
culty with the United States overtho Baltimore
Bailors' Incident
XTVB MILLIONS TOE PBICE
To ko Pald.lt la Said, for the Coooer-Hawttt
Iroa Works Properties.
Acoordlng to one ot tho gentlemen, who.
It is said, will constitute tho Amorican Board
of Directors ot tha Oooper-Howltt Iron
Works, a sale has taken place whereby a syn
dicate, consisting mainly of EngUshmen,
takes possession on Jan. 1 ot all the iron miUa,
mlnos, furnaoes, and wire works now con
troUod by Edward Cooper and Abrara B.
Hewitt Mr. Cooper, whon questioned about
the matter lost night wrote out a short state
ment for tho newspapers, which read:
"Some months since, on the application ot a
responsible American gentleman, we named a
price at whloh we would sell to him our Iron
works, consisting of the works ot the New Jer
sey Steel and Iron Oompany, the Trenton Iron
Oompany at Trenton, and .the Durham Iron
Works at Durham. Pa. If he burs them, he
can. of course, make any disposition ot them
he Boes fit But we have no negotiations with
any English syndicate."
Mr. Cooper added that the sale had not ret
taken place
It is understood thotthe "responsible Amer
ican gentleman" Is Senator Jones ot Nevada.
The American member ot the Board ot Dtreo
tors who first gave the information sold yes
terday: " Papers have already been signed, and on
Jan. 1, 1802. the new owners will take posses
sion.' Benator-Jfoaes, ndQoL Notto-.tho
nitrate king,- are nmtiOrtMnfOxikmmMiHTii
was through Mr. Jones that tfia sale was efi
feeted. The price is $5,000,000, and the pay.
Sent will 'cover a ported of twenty years.
oners. Cooper and Hewitt will be represented
the new oonoern by Charles E. Hewitt a
nephew of Abram 8. Hewitt" , . ,.
Senator Joneo, who is stopping at the Hoff
man House, wouldn't say anything about tha
matter.
Parson OoorgVa Sunday In Jail.
fliTBTTT.Ti. Nov. 8. Porson George passed a
very quiet Sunday, and it he oonduoted re
ligious sorvloes he conducted them all by him
self. His brother-in-law. the Rev. Mr. Luoe of
Richmond, Mass.. sleeps with him in his oell
in the jail, and for this reason the two Iron cots
in tho whitewashed room are placed side by
Bide. But to-day was a glorious Indian sum-
Eerday, and to ask brother Luoe to remain
oked up all day was to ask too muoh for
iman nature. Mr. Luoe went away In tho
morning and did not. return until night In
the mean time tho only visitor who called was
Mr. Flero. Ooorge's lawyer, who came along
toward dusk and bad a conference with his
cuont in the jail parlor. Goqrge has an, ex
coUent appetite, and after the two moals whloh
aro usually sorved to prisoners on Sunday,
asked for a third, whloh was sent to him. Ho
has a big Bible consplouously on his table.
This he Is credited with reading a great deal.
The case for the peoplo will all be in. by to-
Eiorrow at noon, ana then Mr. Flero will make
Is opening speech tor the defonae.
Her Former Uusknnd Reappears.
Wichita. Earn. Nov. 8-After thirteen years'
separation and search Archer M. Wilson, a
wealthy citizen ot Morris. Minn., yesterday
discovered his lost wife in this city. Fourteen
years ago Archer WUson and Miss MoUle An
drews wero married in Sioux City. After a
year of wedlock WUson suddenly disappeared,
and the young wlfo never heard of him again
till yesterday.
lteduoed to want she sought employment
and finally drifted to Omaha, whore she In
1880 prooured a divorce and married a young
business man named Fleming, whom sho soon
discovered to bo a dissipated good for nothing.
Four years ago tho couple moved suddenly
to Missouri, but they had hardly reached there
before Fleming was arrested for forgery.
Snd he is now serving a term in the
obroska penitentiary. A eouple of. yoars
ago Mrs. Floming camo hero and was
recognized by a former acquaintance,
who oommunicated with WUson, her first
husband. Wilson explains his dlsappoaranoe
from home In away satisfactory to his former
wife, and Mrs, Flemlnghas agreed to procure
a dlvoroe and remarry WUson.
Abont Wattle.
A Chicago despatch announces the arrost
thereof George O. Wattles of this city on the
charge of defrauding tho commission firm of
Danlol Odell & Co. of $1,000 by moans ot a bad
draft Wattles was at one time pretty weU
known among brokers and commission men
hero. He was an active young, man. who did
considerable trading. His father and broth
ers were bankers at a small town in Michi
gan. Wattles lived at tho Windsor and. at the
Hoffman House. About a year aeo he got
pdoll Co. to cash a (1,000 draft tor him. Then
he left town suddenly without leaving his ad
dress. Last spring Mr. OdoU saw him in Chi
cago, but ho got away thon. Then the matter
was put In the hands ot Inspector Byrnes with
the result stated.
Bnn Down la Seventh Avenue.
David H. Weir, a butcher of 540 Morris av
enue, was crossing Sevonth avenue, at 135th
street yesterday afternoon, when George D.
Gubner oome down the avonuo In a Ught wagon
behind a spirited horse. Weir was. run down
and tho shaft struck him in tho head. Ho was
taken unconclous to tho Manhattan Hospital
and was found to be dangorously hurt Ho Is
suffering from concussion ot tho brain. Gub
ner was arrofctod and locked up in the West
125th street station.
Bobbery aad Xtopement.
Tbxtobtoh, Pa., Nov. 8. Charles Oiiften
Ford, an employee of the Wolss Produce Com
pany of Kllngorstown, absoonded on Thursday
last with a large sum, of money and papors
valued at about $0,000. Mary Flochor. 10
years ot age, to whom ho had been very atten
tive, has also disappeared, and It Is believed
that It was a deliberately planned elopemont
and robbory. Thoro is no cluo as to their
wheroabouts.
SUbbcd with m Chisel.
Ernest Vandervort 31 years, a waiter, of 175
Wooetor streot and Felix Watthoe, 60 years,
or 183 Wooster street, a silk dj-or. quarrelled
In front ot Vamlorvorrs house at 0 o'clock
last night and Wattbeo stabbed Vandervort in
the hock with a chisel Yandervorrs wound Is
Jot dangerous unless it shall turn out that tho
ung was penetrated.
i -1 &Mb iff , jft.gl
TWO EXPLOSIONS H A IHNR
SIX HEN KILLED AND BEVEN WOUNDEM
IN A SHAFT AT NAMICOICE.
They Wero Making; Bepalra and a Safety
I-amn la Supposed to nave Bslodo
One of tho Wounded Goto the AlassSa
WrxxEsnAitra. Nov. & Thirteen men WW
at work in tho bottom ot No.1 shaft ot tha
Busquohanna Coal Oompany at Nantiook a
4 o'clock this attornoon repairing some brace)
work. Without warning a largo body ot got
exploded, throwing tho mon in all directions,
and a moment later a second explosion less)
vlolont than tho first followod.
Ono ot tho mon. who was badly Injured
reoohod tho bell rope and slgnallod to the en
glneer to hoist tho carriage. When It came to)
the surfaco thore was no ono aboard. The en
gineer said at onco that something was wrong;
and ho gave an alarm. The inside foreman was
eummonod and made preparations to dosoend
tho shaft As soon as ho had gono down a feif
feet he was drlvon back by tho flro domD
causod by tho oxplosion. Ho roturned to thA
surfaco and procured safety lamps.
Throo mon acoompanlod thoforomanonhfs)
sooond trip. Botore the bottom of the shaft
was reaohod the mon on tho carriago ooulel
hear tho groans ottho injured men. Whon tha
carriago rooohed tho bottom tho bodyot e
man, horribly mangled, was found first . Flva
feet away two moro men wero found dead.
Foreman Boose gave ordors that the lnjaredl
should be looked after first Four men who
wore badly burned woro at onco plaoodontha
carriago and hoisted to tho surfaco. By the
time they reaohod the head of the shaft bov
oral employees wore on hand to render s
slstanco. Tho lnjurod wero wrappod in blano
kets. placod in ambulances, and removod M
their homes.
Ten. minutes after the--first party wera
brought up throe moro lnjurod followod. They
wore burned moro than tho others, and wera
token to the onglno house and wrapped lr
cotton and oil. The dead wero brought ud
immediately after tho Injured. Thore wera
six ot thom. Tholr names are Balohj Glthi
ings wlfo, and six children: John Arnold
wlfo, two chlldron: William Jonathan, wife
throo ohUdren: John J. Williams, wlfo, fouc
chlldron: Henry It. Jones, wlfo, two children:
Thomas Lloyd. 15 yoars old. Among the in
iurodaroDavId Smith. Thomas Thomas, Dayta
PowoU. David Evans, Henry Williams. The)
two first will dlo.
Before the last body had boen brought up)
2.000 peoplo surrounded tho mlno.
Tho relatives of the dead could not oontrol
their grief. Whon tho black forms ot the dead
were Drought out ot tho pit women and chil
dren would rush forward and attempt to clasp
the bodlos. It was with difficulty that they
wero held book. Just who Is to blame for tha
explosion is not known at present , . .
The mine was considered one ot the safes,
in the valley. Gas was not known to accumu
late In largo bodlos whore tha men were all
work. Tho injured are too Ul to talk. It Is be
lieved, howover. that the aooident was caused
by the explosion ot a safety lamp. All the)
men had these lamps.
DROWNED HERBELT.
Bescnera VJnablo to Save lilts Womnn freesT
Suicide.
The corpse ot a woman was brought to tha
West Thirty-seventh street police station at
6X last evening by PoUoemon MoCabe ana
Joseph Warren. Warren said that whUe sitting;
In front ota store on the North Elver front ha
had seen the woman walk out to the end ot tha
Thirty-fourth street pier, wrap a shawl around
her hood, and jump into the water. He called)
on the policeman, who stood nerby.and the
two jumped into a boat and pulled out to tha
rescue. The tide was running strong, and tha
body was washed, under a plar and held. Xb
Imns tnbrs than on boat Uf ore rkwa rooo VetocL
An ambnlonoo was summoned' and tha
corpse was taken to the station house to awslB
identification. The woman appeared to hava
been about 35 years old. with dark complexion
and block hair.. and was poorly clothed too
black shawl, a block skirt a blue waist white
stockings, and button shoes.
A. Collegian Saturday Night.
James A Strong, who says he Is a student la
Columbia College, started in on Saturday night
to"do"theTendorloIn district At 3 o'clock;
yesterday morning he went Into Adam Engel's)
chop houso, at Thirty-fifth street and Sixth
avenue, and began to chaff the other custom
ers in the place. He was picked up by tha
wsitersandthrownoutlntothestreot Thofall
hurt his feelings, and he threw a stone through
a stained gloss window. He was arrested.
Yesterday morning whon he was arraigned at
the Jefferson Market Court his face was oov
ered with scratches, his dross suttwasowreok
and his overcoat ruined. No complainant ap
peared against him. and Justice Hogan dis
charged him with a roprimand.
The Weather.
Bam fell yeiterftay In U the 8tates bordering the
Ukesand In IndUnaand Utuonrt. A storm centre
over tne lakes vu moving slowly eajtwud. Warmer
weather attends the movement ot this depression, end)
It should be sllrhtly warmer to-day In this region. I
West of the MUilHippl there was a cold ware, drawn
southward from the Northweit and covering all th
BUtes sonth to Texts. The tall In temperature ranged
from 10to80. A norther ru blowing in Texas.
These conditions are due to a severe storm on the Texas
coast. This storm will probably pais nortbeut ores
the BUtes. Fair weather prevailed In the Atlantis
States with warmer weather.
In this city the day was very pleasant. The official
temperature ranged between 67 end 42; average he
tnldlty 60 per cent.; wind south to southwest; averagd
velocity, elx miles an hoar.
The thermometer at Perry's pharmacy In To Sow
tmudlngreoorded the temperature yesterday utouowst
judo, tent isoa. isti,
8A.iL. M 48 8 90P.X.....el M
X.U. 5J 4 er.M 65 B3
tA.ll. 64 4T, VV.iS EO 4S
13X 60 61 U Mla 4o 40
Average- ,
Average on Nor. 6. 18U0. , &
IOCU. rOUOUT TtLL 8 r. X. KOKDlf.
Tor southeastern New York, Including Long leland, else)
forwesternConneotloutand northern New Jersey, tabf
In the morning, followed by Increasing ctoudtneu and
rain; warmer; southerly winds. For Tuesday, cloudy
and rainy; continuing warm.
II B. Dinra, Local Forecast Official.
WAtniraTOS rosscisT nix 8 r, a. nosnir.
The cyclonic area that developed on Friday In KsniaSj
within a cone of barometrlo depression extending frost
Manitoba to Mexico, has moved northeastward and Is
now ovsr tower ltlohlgsn. It felled to develop much
energy or oreste any great amount ot ratns. though In
portions ot Missouri and Illinois ths rain has been quit
heavy. The same low belt or tarometrlo trough contin
ues to extend from North to South, reaching from Lake
Uuron to Louisiana. Small cyclonic areas have devel
oped during Sunday over Arkansas and In the lower Bio
Orande Valley. The rain area Is In a narrow belt closer
coinciding with the tone of low barometer, Its eastern
margin not having vet reaohed the AUeghanles. A wave
of high pressure Is moving over the Bocky Mountains,
with Its main front over Colorado. A decided fell la
temperature has taken place In Ite front, extending
east nearly to the MIsiliilppl Itlver. Colder weatbet,
almost a cold ware, wlU follow the trough of low pres
sure In Its How esitwsrd.
For New Kngland, wsrmer; southerly winds; falf
Monday, rain Monday night and Tuesday.
Tar xuUm A'ne Turk awl aufcm rmwytMiifa, rJlM)
end rat J Jfrnday nnill icarmer; cutfirly vied.,' ecidef
Sy tVeidfiy qbrsMM.
yor the District of Columbia, New Jersey, Delaware,
Marrland, and Virginia warmer; southerly winds; falf
weather, increasing oloudlnese and rain Monday ntght.
For western New York, weitcrn I'ennsjlTaula, West
Virginia rein; southerly shirting to cooler northwest,
erly winds,
JOTTINOS ABOUT TOWN.
Twenty-thres exelse arrests yesterday.
Beer Admiral John It. Upshur, United Mates Navy, (4
at the Clarendon Hotel.
Mr. Claus Sprockets and his wife and daughter arrived;
ycilerday on the steamship Augukta-VlclorU.
A serrlre commemorative of the fiftieth anniversary
of the contecratiou of the Church of the Aiocuelon was
held In the churrh )eiterday morning. Theeermon was
preached by the llov. IS. Wlucheiter Von&ld,
My a trpoirrsphlcal error, Tus fcoK. yeiterdar. In an
nouncing the uroctcde of Sir Edwtu Arnold recent
reading In eld of lit, Mark's Hospital, stated .that the
amount raised was tSOa.73, The amount was fl.208.Ve.
These free lectures will be el Yen at B o'clock this even.
Ing: Uramuitr School a. "The IndienCUS Meets ot
Arnona and New Mexico," Orammer School 15, "J,
pau;" Orainmar School let. "Ireland," Urammar
hchool 33. "I'mnpelL the Hurled City;" Urammar
School OJ. - Ene-tand and Seoilaud," Urammar Hehuol
til, "New Mexico. HUtono aud 1'iotureeque," dram.
iner Kcbool bJ. "Some Ohetnlcat Bxperlmente with
wood:" Grammar Sohoot 08. " Prom Sumter to Gettys
burg; Hebrew iu.titute, "ilasterpleoes of Ancle! 04
Modern Boultnre.,

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