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H I '.'IF YOU 8EE lT W f'f f rSlUMt JOU? CZ!! I "IF YOU SCE IT. IN ;' wPW UvlIK 8BHSwiBMs . fill wwms&$vM V I it' o." I m J 'smSSat J WWW W it's go." m "I101' m N0, 250' NEAV Y0RK SATURDAY, MAY 7, 1892. PRICE"TW ' CTrsTT" Fobbed by its presidents. M VXCOUMOV BAD XPGtt OF THE LITTLE H BANK OF HARLEM. H x-rreildent Flakfcaaa A reated TeiltHir H a Talef After Tears at Belay Ki. H rreeldtat Taa Voorhle Sat la Mexico H Both Aeeneed of nttlac Both Haade B Ialo taa Till mad Leavtaa; Wot-thleae 'x Paper aa Security Napoleon 'Wood Clot L Home af the Caah leasee, 91,000-Da. H Boallora All Right. Taona;h Ceneollda- B lloa With the namlltoa Bank. H Lost March diaries M. Preston. Suporlnten H dent of tho Banking Dopartment, In the course H ot his rogulnr examinations ot the H State banks visited the Bank ot Uarlom H at 215 Wost 125th streot lie 'spent several H , days over tho books and scourltlcs H and then made a formal domand upon the H directors to mako good an Impairment of the H capital stook amountlnc to 73 por ocnt.. or 1 $73,000. It was also found that about $ia000 P of the profits were gone, with no good soour H ity to show for thorn, so that tho bank's stook Hr holders were out $01,000. Bomeottheso losses HL ' had been outstanding for yoars. B ' The dlrootors held a meeting, and President V David F. Porter explained to tho superlnton K! dent that tho losses wore very largely due to ' ' the fraudulent acts of a formor Prosldont, fe ' Charles H. Ptnkham. Jr.. and to his B suooesBor. Vf. W. Van Voorhls. lie said .' that the dlrootors were prepared to meet B ' the dlftloulty. and that they had undor advlse M , 'meat a union with the Hamilton Dank, a M State Institution nearly opposlto at 278 West H l 125th stroet. upon a basis which would satisfy H ' the Banking Dopartmont H , Last week tho two banks agreed to unite B ' after due negotiations and a thorouch oxaml P nation of oach othor's affairs. Mr. Torter, the H, Presldont ot the Harlem Bank, was made K President ot tho new institution, to be colled H ' the Hamilton Bank of Now York, and to oo- oupy the Hamilton Bank building, and a direo- tory was agreed upon, which consisted ot six directors of tho Harlem Bank and fourteen di- rectors of tho Hamilton Bank. ' Bank Examiner Preston haB not yet np- proved of tho plan of consolidation, but to-day ne will visit tho Harlom Bank in person, and r It Is believed that he will then approve it. It tho stockholders of the Bank of Hnrlora make up tho $73,000 doflelnncy. the onpltal of the now bank will bo $250,000, of which thoy r will contribute $100,000. If they don't, the capital will bo $200,000 and their Interest will be ratably lessened. Assistant District Attorney Vernon M. Davis, who drew tho artlclosot incorporation of the Bank of Harlom. was consulted, and Cashlor Charles K. Trotter went before tho Urand Jury and gave testimony bearing upon Pin k ham's dealings with the bank. Lata yesterday afternoon Pinkham was ar rested at 120 Broadway upon a bench warrant Issued by Judce Cowing on an indictment for stealing $14,500 ot tho money of the Bank of Harlem by means of the fraudulent use of two promissory notes, rospoctivoly, for s.7.000 and $7,500. These notes pur- fiortoil to have boen made by A. H. Wood and to iavo bonn endorsod by Louis Brossler. Wood is bettor known as " lounc Xaooloon" Wood, on acaount of his darins financial transactions In Harlom several years ago. Ho bouirht land In l'.'.'.th streot. or pretended to buy It, nnd 1)0 Citn tin) oroction ot what he naidAvai to be the most Hplondld thcatro in tho United States. i married the daughter of the late Louis Dressier, a reputodly wealthy fur dealer, throuich which connection e hcot large credit Hl. bubble burst af forward, and ho was sent t the penitentiary forobtalulngmonoy under l.'l.-o protonacs. He was last hoard of ns ped i..inK obsi-ono lltoraturo on tlio Boivory. A tiui.iorunduui attached totlio indlctmentsays: It Appojir. that upoo Auj-,3, 1830, Finlcbmni n.J hla thrcknn the Hank of IXnrlem, p&yabte to tbo llauk of lrm. for $14,ftoo (ouca-r mlstlngj. aul In c&. clmnjte for two tuite. of A. 1L Wood endorsed by Loula JtreHlur. nal.l to bo Wnod'i fatlicrlnlaw and respon.t tie lturinkhAtn. mbatituttnir nia owa not... Iiota vot.i nlntured Julr 1H, 18bD. TUo botea were for &7.UUO nnd S7.fUO. AbltrACt of account yibowt debit Aug. S, 1HKU. lU.r.oij. Thl. cbtck orerdrew I'ltikbam a arconnt $17,13t4tt. I'lnkham. on the same da.creUlls bliuaelr with a loan of tl4a.OO, and pre. lend to ..cure vajrrnetit of imme byloitfrtntr hit own check, drawn uion the Commercial National Hank; whlcb check on the Commercial Xntionat Hank was held without nre.ontn'.ton until cancelle,ahout Aiijr.3,18H'J. Altbe cloee obuttne.s ou Aii(f. II. JHti', the overdraft in the I'lnkham account, reduced as uabvc, remained S2.U2&.R8. On Oft. 2a Pinkham lent himself, for hlaotrn credit, a note of Kdwln II. Corey, dated New York, April 0, lH8y. payable on demand to llnkham's order, at i lie Dank of .larlem, for SH.OOO with Interest. Pinkham paid SGuo on account of this note on June 1, J8MI. Pinkham lent himself at the s.nne date, Oct. 3. ltujs. an dianinnuo, tecurei by thenoteofCeorireK, iirandes. dated Aiu. 3. 18l, Si4,5()o pab.o on demand ad tract of acuount of (Jet. Ualbii. hows n debit of $14. COO for bis check, with which he took up and cancellel bis aforesaid check on the llircantlle JalIonal Uank, lodifed, as supposed, Auir. :). Abjtract Of account shows that, at the close of business on Oct. V, 1881. I'inkham'saccouut sto i1 oerflr,iwn SU.CH7.Ja. bsttact of Account also shows his account overdrawn at the close of business on Sept. lit. J88K S14,n34 fill and tbls overdrufc w as not made completelv jfood until tLe credits of Oct n, its belore stated. Tliese loans of Pinkham were forcel by him byvlrtue or his position us I'rcsldent, and without the knowl edire of the Hoard of Directors or any one of them: and at the Hoard meeting the cashier, the natural and , usual secretary of the same, was excluded by order of K tho President, um: the list of loin, beinir alua read H by the President to the Ponrd. loans to hlmxelf und n Corey were omlttod lu readuicr, so that the Hoard. A durlutf Plnkbam'aincumbtncy.wrre In Unorunceof tlio H accommodations which were beinir extended to him and H Corey. At some time prior to the organization of ihe H bank, Charles II Plnkhaiu, Jr.. and Kdward A.Corey H were partners in husinc.s in Honton, and failed, with B liabilities lamely in excess of their ussets, nnd nblch H bave iluce remained unpaid, H Bnll had been fixed undor the Indlctmontat H $7,500, ami I'lnkham was unublo to securo n H bondsman. Ho wns locked up in tlio Tombs. H Ho said to a reporter thnt tho criminal churgo H was unfounded. Ho had innnaged tho bank to m tho bent or his ability, und if ho B hud erred In his judgment as to tho B vnluo of collateral, he outfit not to bo hold ro- sponsible crlminnlly. lZvory loan by the bank m was it matter of rocord In tho hank's books, I which wvro accosslblo to all tlio directors, and ho had never i:md the slightest attempt to conceal any of his loans from tho directors. l'rosident Portor r.uld last night that tho dl- rectors Harlem business mon, who started tho bank know little of I'lnkham. uxoopt that he came from Salom, JIasH., nnd savo tlioin tho best of roforonoes from the (onimorclal National Bank and the Park Bank, with both of which ho had had business ri'lntloiiH, though lio had iiovor bocn employod by olthor. The IVosldonts of those banks gavohlm an oxcHllunt charncter. and ho was employed .to run the now bank. From tho begmnlnc the directory loft tho entire management of afTalrs In his bands. Thoy made no spoclai examinations of the books, und It was not until two yen hud explroti tbottheydl8cooredtlint thuro were irregu- W "Wo found." said Mr. Portor, "that ho hnd fb0.upj wllhout itny proper security. Ho had hJdiH,Binul,,lni:.;lt1thu"0 1,M"K tnsomocnsoH he had deposited as hecuntv not.-s which jiroved to bo worth ory llttie.tmd In other ensos ho hod loaned tho money o i o security Srhuti'ver. ) o hold ,, iiioelliig. and In lr"e "," khPP, ' VrelM l'1,".1 f opleti n id ul "tod W. W. Van Voorhls i'r.;ld.'nt. Jlr. .m v ,"r! his wus n son of ex-Alderman B irtow W. Van yoorhlsaniliimomber of tho linn .if (Jenrgo W.-. .0t8,?',1 t'"' H,s ""'.''lli'i? as llri t rale" "WudJtliiotprpkocutoMr. lMnkluuii nt tlio tlmo. W e did not evon remove him from tin directory. .Wo decided that any such action eould only result in, the lo,s of tho total nmount, which hu owed us, ami Wo hopod thnt. If wo shielded bin from publicity fur the time, wo c.uilrt joeotor considerable. Ho promised that ho would make good the loss, tunlnt various times aftorwnrd deposited with us securi ties upon which wo roullwd. Ho gu0 us a onn.Mxtli Intoro.st In boiihi prop. erty un at. Mcholas uvonue, which was worth to us, it tho tlmo S'jri.OiiO. a moilgngo. to secure t.7.000 which h.t hnd taken, on koiuu property of his wife, a deed lor somo land in bharon Springs, und unothor deed for sonm land In bevinty.slxth htroot. Wo got nil wo could gn out of him by Juno, l&'M), and then askod for his resignation. Ho roslgnod S?t-Juno.w-a I W,,B the chlof udvo. r-ate of tho policy of koeplng hold of mm until we could mjuoczo everything pos slbie from him, instead of causing his arrest. Ihe property which, h mado over to us J 'omrH to pretty nearly cover the loss wo had sustained through him. nut thoro has since nSitft. kJlnV.? of values, so that now wo utlons. " 30,Ooo through his opor- H,','.,,t,1 "malnlng loss about $20,000 was vi?iitiour tee"M Prosldont. Mr. Vun Voorhls. hllo he was in oftlco hu lont a great deal of S,M,m.0Ji'!y.t0.'lls (lrra U011 to corporations H,ih ?Mch h. ,vnH oonneotod. When ! r"n'"i .ot ,eorgo, W. htctson A !!...!. ..l, ot !'ur mrnioy out upon theso !i.l,V??tiil,,".ft vlBnroijs policy. I. who was V?Sei.i-lU' H ' Tbo rest Is tlead oss. Vun Jtim ,U i Hi n"Wu a .fugitive. 1 under b n l lmVl hoivrd ho Is In Mex to He was not our Prosldont at the ! Urns his firm got Into difficulties, no was only elected to nil out tho unexpired yoar oc casioned by tho retirement of Pinkham, A few months before the fnllnre I was electoa Presi dent in his placo. At that tlmo thero was no BuspiclonthatMr. Van Voorhls .was In financial straits. As for tho rost of the loss, that Is duo to shrinkage in real estato and other items whloh I cannot speak of now. but which a com mlttoo is ongagod In investigating." Presldont Charlos ,B. Fpsdlok of the nide nnd Leathor National Bank, who, with Presl dont William P. Ht. John of the Morpantlle Na tional, both directors of the Hamilton Bank, examined tho assets of the Bank of Iflarlem with n vlow to tho consolidation, said that $18,000 of tho bank's oarnlngB were gono. as well as $7&000oftha enpltal. He said: "It was found that llnkhnm was Indebted to tho bank to the extent of some $30,000. and Van Voorhls. the Second President, to the nmount of $13,000 or $14,000. Tho soourltlos originally representing theso amounts were gono. nnd In their placo was nothing but obligations papor that Iwns .praotically worthless. Then It was found that cortaln ronl estate had been overestimated In valuation. Our own appraisal ot this property was some $20,000 less than that upon the bank's books. It seems in crediblo that with this state of things tho bank should have beon allowed by the do partment to go on. However, the bank was solvont toward doposltors. Notwithstanding the $(M).0O01oss, tho assets still exceeded tho liabilities by $27,000. Wn roportod. thoraforo. in favor of consolidation." Tho commlttoo say that, after charging off tho losses, tho condition ot the Dank ot Har lem on May 2 was: nEsouBCEs: Loans and dlieount. 2Sn,27(l in Real estate and bonds 14,100 00 Furniture and fixtures 2,000 00 Cash (on hand and with Clearing House aeni) 217,080 U Total 470.36S 69 UiniUTT.ES. capital t2n.n7 ns Certificate and check in. ISO na Deposits 428.4S7 38 Total .470.305 (IS The six directors ot tho Bank ot Harlem who go Into tho directory of tho Hamilton Bank are David F. Porter. William a Gray. John J. Bnerry. David M. Williams, Jamos Bogers. and John J. Fowlor. Pinkhnm's friends were trying hard to get bnll last night, but fnllod. Lawyer Thompson of Taylor. Thompson & Kaufman. Ill Broad way, was at Plnknam's bouse JU West 130th streot, most of tho ovonlng, and ho kopt throa cabs busy scurrying around Harlem. Mr. Thompson said thnt ho oxpocted to ex plain everything sntis'actorlly In a day or two. Tho directors of tho bank, bo said, knew all along about tho notes Pinkh.tm discounted. and thoy assented to It. The collateral thnt was takon consisted lnrgoly'ofbulldlngs.whlchwero thought to bo sulllclent, but when they wero sold they didn't quite bring the nmount of the notes. Pinkham gavo his own notes for tho rost of tho nmount. Whore tho larceny came in Mr. Thompson failed to see. Conviction of rrund Inrceny In the first de gree Is punishnblo with imprisonment at hard labor in Htato prison for ton years. QUAY AND PLAIT. The Ttro ntt-lfarrlaon leader to Han a Conference la WnahtnuKton To-lay, WAsniNOTos. May ft Senator Quay and Thomas G. Platt expect to hold a conference In this city to-morrow, and several other Influen tfaland prominent Republicans who are Inter ested In the cause of preventing the renoml nation ot President Harrison will doubtless be asked to attend. Several days ago Senator Quay wroto to Mr. Platt expressing a desire to have a talk with him on political matters. Ho received a reply to tho effect that Mr. Platt would be passing through Washington to ward tho ond ot the weak, en routo to Ten nessee, and that ho would then talk with tho Senator. Mr. Platt is, thorefore. expeoted here to-morrow. Much interest attaches to the coming meeting between the antl-Harrlson Bopubllcan managers, who aro grooming sev eral fnvorlto sons In the hope of making a candidate of one of them strong enough to defeat tho ambitions of the President Who that man will be no man can at present toll. Blaine is. undoubtedly, still the prima favor It . wnllo Sherman. Husk, MeKlnley. lteed, and Lincoln aro being canvassed, each with a host ot admirers nnd loynl supportors. Llthor Blaine or Sherman could play havoc with tnn President's support by announcing himself ns a candidate which, however, neither seems to be at present disposed to do. bonator Quay Is more than ever sanguine ot tho ability of the anti-Harrison mon to Und a strong oandldnto In the group of ominont Republicans above mentioned, and all reports to the effect that ho Is weakening In his oppo sition and preparing to hnw to what tho Har rison m.'n say is inevitable are incorrect A deles itlon of well-known Philadelphia poli ticians nnd district leaders wero hero to-day to talk the situation over with Mr. Quay and learn from his own lips the trutli of the report that ho had admitted the President's ability to win and had accordingly capitulated. lit the delegation wero Davo Martin, William It. Leeds, and ono or two other party managers. Their fears had been aroused by tho pub protracted chat with tho President yesterday, llrtlu-d statement that Senator Quay had had a durhi;: which tho Senator took occasion to announce hi n'lrn allegiance to tho Prosldont and bin cause. Mr. Quay as sured his visitors that their fearB wore groundless, nnd that ho had not abatod tine jot in his determined antagonism to Mr. Harrison, both ns President nnd ns a candidate for renomlnatlon. Furthermore. Senator Quay said he did not remain with the Prosldont mora than three minutes, and talked with him muroly about a matter ot ofllclal business. Mr. Quay was preparod to leave for his homo at Honor last night, nnd would have been ar-enrnpanled by Chris Ma geo of Pittsburgh. HI-" plans were ohangod at tho last moment however, and he will not now leave the city until after ho has soen Mr. Platt to-morrow. VILC Wll.t HAVE SOVTU CAROLINA. The Cleveland Boo era Give Up tlie Fight Before the Convention Aleeta. Chahlehton. 8. C. May ft The Cleveland boom In this Btato has collapsed. ,T, C. Hemp hill, tho editor of tho A'pics nnd Cfetiri , who has beon Its principal upholder and manager, concodes It. Ho has abandoned his hopo of sending n Clovoland delegation from South Carolina to Chlcuco. Ho has also bocomo satisfied that Gov. Tillman will bo renominated nnd Bays so to his frlonds. Indeed, ho has so Informed his friends In Washington, who havo been in communication with him. Tho following resolution has been adopted by rao-t of the Dcmocratio county conventions In electing deleirutos to the Htato Convention and plainly for.-slndows tho kind of delegates that will bo sent to Chicago: ' ttwireri. Thnt tofogiifzinir nnd admiring tho brilliant rocord of that great statesman i of Now York, tho lion. David B. Hill, whoso abil ity nud patriotism Isntlendnd by nn unbroken series of successes, and whoso endorsement by tho Democrntle party of this Btato is such ns Is awarded to fow public servants, we tlo slro to soo him made the great standard bearer of our pnrtv In tho approaching campaign, be lieving that ho above all others Is host , calcu lated to carry It to suocoss, and that in this connection wo do earnestly protest against ef forts being mado to bolster up the candidacy of drover Cleveland, whoso nttitudo to his party whllo Prosldent contributed to Its de feat In 1HH8." . x , . ... Wahiiimtjo.v, Moy ft Senator Irby snys the Dcniocrntlo party in South Carolina will sond nn nntl-CletoLinfl delegation to tlio Chicago Convention. Menntorlrhy, in addition to being Chalrninn of the State Democratic Committee, is n prominent member of the larmors AMI unco. Ho has benn crlticlsod by hlsopponents for belnc absent from tho Hennto Chamber so f roqucntly during the present sosslon. but ho has hnd important business to deinand his nttontionnt home, and ho has looked after It much to tho illst'omllturo of his political an tagonists. Tho result is that he has the South Carolina Democracy well organized. ,, ., Thnfenr that a largo portion ot tho South Carolina Democracy might bn led away from tholr party by tho influence of tho Third party movement has boon dissipated through tho efforts ot. Senator Irhy and those whobclluvo In Democratlo principles. Senator Irb says the Third party movoment will cut no flguro In tho Palmetto Stato politics. Ho says furthor that the Third party crazo is rapidly disap pearing from other Southern Stntos. llaa n I.ark Haootlpa; People. Bamoop, MnyO. Horbort Beatty and Oeorgo Rpenoer filled up with somo of Malno's pro hibited whlskoy yesterday, and started for Peeshaw, Approaching tho house of A, L. While, ono of thorn drow a revolver und at tempted to shoot him. Without stopping to sco If the shot took effect thoy drove on and met tied T. Smith In tho road. , , Several shots wore rlrod nt him. but the whlskoy spollod tho aim. For miles tho two drunken roughs drove over country roads. I shooting at various persons In tho road or in ! yards. No one was hurt NEW ERAOF EXTRAVAGANCE novas DEMOCRATS TIOLATK THEIR FLRDOEB OF HCOSOXtr. Raportla a llnr and Harbor BUI More Ontraseoaelr E traTarat than that of tha Billion Cen -aeDan X.oekw oed Led taa Xavolt cala, aad Other New York Baatocrata Stand Keady to Baek Him Up A. Conference of ladere lo be Held to DcTleo Roma Msaas to Fore a m Halt, WasnmQTon, May ft The Domocrats In tho House of Representatives have within tho past few days flung to tho winds all plodges of econ omy and reform. They havo utterly ovorruled the resolution passed In tho early days of the session denouncing extravagnnco and delar tng tholr bollef in a policy of economical ex penditures. They havo ridden rough shod over Judgo Holman. Chairman of the Commit tee on Appropriations. Mr Bayers and the other advocates of wise and careful ex penditures have started out on a course that. It continued, will outrank tho famous billion Congress for reckless extravagance. For many wooks past the Democratic leodors ot tho House havo soen tho storm coming, which finally broke in tho Houso yesterday and raged with increased violence to-day. They have known thnt thero wero many mem bers who chafed under the restriction which Judgo Holman was disposed to placo on the purso strings, but thoy had no Idea that thoy would imperii tho reputation of tho Houso and violate their party pledges by oponly advocat ing a ropotitlon of the legislation of the Fifty-first Congress, as was done whon Dan Lockwood yesterday surprised the House by a vlolont donunctatlon ot economy and an Impassioned declaration in favor of liberal and uncurtailod appropriations. That Bpeoch was tho formal announcement to the Houso that tho clique ot mombors who havo beon silently opposed nil during tho sosslon to a policy of rostrlcted expenditures had at last deolded upon open rebellion. Thero aro othor Now York Domoorats who stand ready to back up Mr. Lockwood la his light and they will be heard from hereafter. Judge Holman and his friends are greatly chagrined and discouraged at the rosult and an attempt will bo made at once to bring tho Democrats ot tho Houbo to a realization of tho Importance ot putting an immediate check on the outburst ot extravaganoo In or der to save tho party from falling Into disre pute and being defeated at tho coming elec tions. To this ond Mr. Bayers of Texas, a promlnont mombor of tho Appropriations Committee, had a conference with Speaker Crisp this afternoon, and appealed to him to throw himsell into tho breach, as it were, and stem tho tide that as Mr. Bayers and his friends say, is carrying tho party to destruc tion. The immediate cause ot the rebellion that has taken placo is tho Biver and Harbor Ap propriation bill, whiah has boen a white ele phant on the hands of both parties tor many years. When several Congresses ago tho first regular Rivor and Harbor bill was brought into the House under the escort of Phllettis Bawyer ot Wisconsin, then the Chairman of tno Houso Committee on Rivers and Harbors, it carried nn appropriation of $8,000,000. This wns at that time thought to be an astounding sum, and Chairman bawyor was warned that he would be defeated. " No, I won't" said the sly man from Wis consin. "It'll go through smooth as greaso. 'cause every man in the House who would be apt to opposo It has boen given a slice ot the pork and has agreed to keep htlll. From that day to this, river and harbor bills have been put through both Houses ot Con- gress on the Sawyer plan. 'Ihoy have always een greased by pieces of pork distributed among tho members. This yeur's hill Is no exception: and. indeed, the pork has been handed out with a moro than usual liberal hand. The River and Harbor bill of the Bil lion Congress broko all records and author ized an expenditure or $24.u00.000. Tho pres ent bill, framed by a commlttoo of a Houso that has denounced thnt Billion Congress and Pledged Itself to u policy of oconomy, will go far beyond that amount and stand forth be fore the country as the most outrageously ex travagant measure over framed. The Chairman of the Rlvor and Harbor Com mittee, Mr. Blanchard of Louisiana, believes the bill to bo u good one, nnd defends it frankly. He Iiob managed Its entrance Into tho House very shrewdly, and distributed tho pork In such an Intelligent manner that his fellow Domocrats aro ready to pass it ovor tho head of Judge Holman nnd the othor economists by an overwhelming minority, "Pork. pork, pork," is tho cry now, just as it has been in the past when Republican committers framed tho bills, nnd tho prospoct that the cry will keep up after the lltvor and Harbor bill has gone to tho Sonnto, and the Sundry, Civil. Formica tions, nnd other bills am rendy to bo brought forward for action. So utterly demoralised havo tho members of tho House genornlly bocomo undor the reck less policy of extravagance that thoy stood by calmly yosterdny and aided "Tom" Rood to amend tho bill by increasing from $10,000 to $10,000 tho npproprlotion for an unheard-of river in Maine. Rend, with the aid of Democratlo voters, accomplished this ovor tho heads of tho commlttoo that passed the bill, nnd ho paid his Democratic allies to day by attacking Judge Holman bitterly, nnd ridiculing him and his economical friends lu ine nouso until tno (Jiialrmnn or tho Appro priations Commlttoo wns literally driven from thufloir by tho luughtor and jeers ot his col leagues on both sides of tho chamber, All this was mado posflblo benuuse Democrats had been tempted to break their solemn plodgos of economy by a llhoral distribution of r' pork." There Is genuine alnrm among tlio lenders of the Houso at the situation asaffoctod by tho action of the House yesterday and to-day, nnd a conference will bo hold at onco to devise some Plan to forco a halt In splto of tho plodgos of tho Domocrats of tho Houso to cut down tho Uovornment expenditures nnd ap propriations by at least $100,000.(XK) for tho l'ifty-second Congress, counting both sessions, tho btnrtllng fact appears that this Congress, Instead of cutting down appro priations be pw the standard of the late Billion Congress, wlllcorttlnly equal it. If not oxeced it by many millions. The appropriations, both regular and permanent, made during the first session nt tho Billion Congress aggrogatod $403.000,000. 'while those for tho second ses slon wero 5'J4,000,000. the oxcoss liolng due to the fact that no Congress elections wero pending to oxorclso n cautionary effect A careful comparison of the appropriations so fur mado at tlio present session nnd of tho estimates given ns a basis for the bills yet to bo complotod. with tho np. proprlatlons and ostlmatcs of tho first sosslon of the Billion Congress, forces tho conclusion thnt this session's aggregate will far oxeoed the aggregate of tho Hist session of tho Billion' Congress, and this In tho fact) of tho Demo cratlo pledges, tho confessedly depleted Tronsury, und tho urgent uoed of economy Jn..l(m. ?' J1U Congress elootlons this full. What tho aggregate of next ses sion s appropriations will bo can only bo judged in udvanco by tho history of past oocond sessions, tho fact bolng that in most cases the nppioprlatlons of second sob hlons havo oxceedod thoso of first sessions eor since tho Forty-second Congress. If. thorpforo. tlio Bqcond session of this Congress shall Imitate tho.Fifty-llrst Congress and many of its predecessors. Its record will bo moro prolllgato and dlBgruooful than oven ?f t he Billion Congress, instead of $100. (KMi.000 bolow its aggregate on tlio side of fru gality and economy. Along with this is tho action of this nouso In adopt ng and promoting tho growth ot tho system Inaugurated by tho billion Congress, of committing the Treasury in advanco to the fiuynipiit of many millions by contracts. Thus aruils Houso has not only equalled the last n this respect but haB already taken steps to tie the uovornment down to contracts far greater in amount than tho late IlilllonCon gross succeeded In doing In its two soeslons combined. In tho rlfty-Ilrst Congross contracts wore authorized on the Rlvor and Harbor bill for tho futuro oxpondituro of $13.O0U,O00. tbo monoy to bo supplied by subsequent Congresses; of $4.000,000 on the Formications bill, and nearly $2,000,000 for tho eroctlon ot the new city Post Ufllce hero In Washington. Tha totnl amount of liability which thnt Congress thus placed upon tho Government for futuro liquidation was $10, 000.000. Tho total amount ot Increased liabil ity whloh this House at Its present session has recommended U $33,000,000, ,, Contracts for the oxpen.lilure of $27,000,000 of this are authorized on the River and Harbor bill, $4,000,000 fur the library of Congress building in tho Sundry Civil bill, and l.:i0. OOli for fortifications on the Fortlflcntlon bill. Tho second session of the Fifty-first Con gress sot tho pa.ee by transferrins from the River and Harbor bill to the Sundry Civil bill undor tho House rules, tho $13,000,000 of contracts for the completion of rlvor nnd harbor works nt.Oalvcston.Bultlmoro. Phila delphia, Hay Lake Channel, and St. Mary's Rlvor. Mich. This Congress has accepted that arrangement, nnd, has recommended tho np- Sroprlatlon of $814,000 for thoso objects In the undry Civil bill, which Is now on tho Houso calendar, thus relieving tho Rlvor nnd Har bor bill by that amount but allowing tho Rlvor nnd Harbor Commutes to increaso their bill In other directions. Thus this arrange ment which was denounced by tho loading Democrats of the last Congress, tends to swol! rather than to decrease tho sum total ot appropriations for such publlo works as rivers and harbors. The second ses sion of the Fifty-first Congross nppro prlated only $-,000,000 for these trans ferred Itoms, so that whllo two sosslons ot Congress have practically passed since those $i:.00O.OO0 of contiacts were authorized, the Uovornment Is still tiod up to the extent ot $11,000,000. whllo the Committee on Rlvors nnd Harbors has just piled up an additional liability of tho same kind of $27,000,000 more. All thoso contracts must be rigidly futlllled, and following Oongro-sos cannot ovndn or repudiate thorn. The ratio ot Inoreuse under this now nnd vicious system Inhoritod from tho Fifty-first Congross Is over 7U por cent., nnd it Is apparent that if this rntlo is maintained nt the next session nnd by subsequent Congresses. It will bo only a mat tor of a comparatively few years until all the rovenues of tbo Uovornment will bo mortgag.-d In advance for tho performance of contracts mado by precodlug Congrostes. and new Con gresses, oleetod fresh from tho people, will llnd no monoy loft In tho Troasury with which to grant any now appropriations for tho noces sary support of the Uovornment. This Is tho situation thut confronts nnd alarms Judge Holmnn nnd his friends, nnd thoy will hopo to devise somo plan for enforc ing discipline nnd keoplng tho Democratlo party ttuo to Its plodgos. MSirAllK'S BOT MVIIDBREB. A. nnlf.Dlme Novel, In hlch a Han la Killed, In Fonnd Among Hla Thtn.a. Coronor Schwartz held an inquest In the Haydon mur.lor caso yesterday In Newark, and tho jury found tho boy, Robert Aldon Falos. guilty of murdor In the first decree. It camo out In tho Inquest that tho boy who saw young Falos ontor tho hallway with the bale stick was Edward F. Rollly of 87 South Canal street Ho fcarod dotention ns a witness and said nothing nbout tho matter until three dnys had passod. Then ho told Capt McManus's son, and this led up to tha arrest ot young Falos, whose name was not known to Rollly. but whose face was recognized by him ns that or a boy who had worked In the Potter bleach ery. of which Haydon was shlpplngclork. In looking over the mass uf things tnken from young Fnlos's poekot or found nt his house. Superintendent Brown discovered yes terday morning thnt the lad was addicted to cheap literature. Ho found a bnlf-dimu novel entitled " Flipper Flynn, the Street Patrol: or. Knocking Out tho Kidnappers." An English man is killed in the first chapter. Young Fales, It Is said, kept good company, nnd was not addicted tocornerloallng. He was a quiet boy around home, nnd was generally well behaved. Ho was placed In murderers' row In tho jail yesterday, am! Immediately afterward ho asked for some religious books, which ho read after they wero given to him. Tho boy sleeps well and has a good uppctlto. He has not beon visited by his mother or nny of his relatives since his arrest. His mother has boon advised thnt It will be useless for hor to go to the expense of employing a lawyer for the boy. It is generally behoved that the boy will not be hanged, but on account ot his youth and tho full and free confession ho has made will get off with a long term of imprisonment ZOEWY AM) TBK TWO BZANC8. The M.OOO ilndcment Under Ksamlnnllon bj iltidBa Ingrahaau The trouble of Mr. and Mrs. Frederlo N. Blano had nn airing in court yesterday morn ing when two motions of Mr. Blanc bearing on the judgmontot $45,000 which his wife holds against the Lltofuge Manufacturing Company camo up before Justice Ingrabam. Neither principal was prosent One motion was to re opon the judgmont which had been obtained by default, and the other was to havo the Court declare Mr. Blanc the owner of the judgmont Lawyer Qerber. for Mr. Blano, said tlit Benno Loewy had been counsel for both hus band and wlfo and for tho comrnny us well Mr. Blano had assigned his claim on the company to his wife upon the ad vico of Mr. Loewy. who now appeared In bo half ot the wife. The assignment was invalid for lack of consideration. Mrs. lilano was irresponsible nnd hadn't a dollar In the world. Mr. Blanc was ready to furnish a bond pend ing trial. He wanted tho funds represented by the judgment protected bo that Mrs. Biana couldn't dispose of them. Mr. Loewy said on the other sldo that there was no quoBtion of Mrs. Blanc's responsibility. The weok before the assignment of the judg ment Mrs. Blans had lent s7,000 to her hus band, and tho lawyor showed two checks aggregating that amount boaring Blanc's en dorsement Justioo Ingrabam reserved his decision ns regards reopening tho judgment until he has heard the argument upon the socond motion on Monday. XII E FATAL riOlIT. Kraa Held Not Iteaponnlble for Seelay'a Benth on the JLonp; Bock. David Ryan, who had boen In custody slnco his fatal fight with young Ambrose Seeloy In Brooklyn on tho night of April 20. was ro leased yesterday by Police Justice Tlghe. Tho young mon had a quarrel losultlngln some way, it Is snld. from Sooloy's attentions to Ryan's slstor. and. accompuulod by a fow com panions, they went to tho Long Dock at Erie Basin to light It out. When the fight had lasted a short tlmo Seeloy bceamo uncon scious, and ho died before tho arrival of a physician. At the Coronor'n Inquest held on Thursday night Dr. A. . Shepurd, who mado the autopsy, testlilod as follows: "The rupture of tho cerebral blood vessols noted might follow concussion of the brain, producodoy a fall upon the head induced by tho blows on tbo face following the cerebral congestion Incident to the excitement of n light The degenerate condition of tho arteries oftho deceased, however, rendered them moro liable to rupturo than would bo natural In so young a man and of such good physical devel opment. 1 understand from tho family of tho docoasodthnt he was subject to somo form of oplloptlo ilts. following nlcohollo drinking." The jury oxonerntod Ryan. Tho prosecuting authorities will not act further. A BIO BAICII OF CIttCULAIlS. Simpson 'Vn Prepared to Bo Green Good Itualne 00 a l.arxa Scale. ChlofClorkKompnerof Post Office Sub-station H, at 150 East I'lfty-fourth stroot, saw a man emptying n largo number of letters In tho offlco package box yesterday, and nekod him why ho did not put his lotters In the regular letter box. -Oh. that's all right." was tho reply; "this Is straight stuff from tho Puritan Modical Com- rnKompnor told a clerk to go through the let ters, of which thoro wero about Loop, and If he found an omelope unsealed to Inspect tho contents. The nbeistant found an unsealed envelope, addressed to W, M. Daniels, Odin, III. It t-ontulnud a regulation green goods cir cular. Kempner called Officer lljrnn, and tho stranger was arrested. At tho iprloll 0 Court tho prisoner. ho wild lie was John Simpson of :tio East Seventy-sixth streot. was turned over to United Stutes Commissioner Shields, who held him In S'.'.OOO for examination. Mar shal Bornhard says ho arrestod blmpson seven years ago ond again four years ago for work ing the green goods gamo. and that both times ho wont to prison. A Bride or Two Ilonra. Robert Stokler and Annie Markol! of Kear ny. N. J., wero marrlod by Justice Tumbull on Thursday afternoon at the request of the bridegroom. Htoklortold the Justice that ho was short of funds and would pay the fee Inter. Then the couple went away, and yes terday morning)' Justice Tumbull was sur prised by a visit from tho young woman, who said that her husband deserted her two hours after tho marriage, . bhe said he had been In this oountry only throe wooks, and Bho had known him only two days, btokler has not boen seen slnco. Between Love and Duty." The most stirring and popular waltz song of the day. Full of sentiment and melody. Bung everywhere. Words and muilo In to-morrow's lferairv. Afo ON THE REPUBLICAN SIDE PBESIDKST HAltr.'ISOS RKT.VISO O.V CLErnLAM) 30 utter him. Ttt More Than JHatr Ihe Rrpnbllcan Nt. tlitaal Committee Are Snld to be Acntntt Hurrlaon-GoT. McKlnley'n Tien a. Ono ot the most Interesting sccrots ot the preliminary political campaign ot 1802 wns let out last night by gentlemen who havo re cently conforred with President Harrison and tho managers ot his renomlnatlon cnmpatgn. Secretary Elklns nnd Secretary Tracy. It was made known at theso conferences thnt tho majority of tho Republican National Commit teemen aro convinced that President Unrrlson could not win a second time. Thoso National Committeemen, with Gen. Jamos S. Ciarkson, tho Chairman, at tlio head of the'm. wero convinced th.it tho Ptesidcnt would havo great troublo In carrying New York and Indiana, made moro essential to him lu the contest than ovor by (ho defection oftho silver States. Tlio committeemen thought It would be exceedingly dtfllcult to mako a suc cessful fight In New York Stuta. whoro tho President had antagonized both tho Platt and Miller wings of tho party. Tho Prosldont and his frlonds aro scroncly In different to those statements. For tho flrsttimo since the Prosldont's eventful spocoh, after his election In lttSS, to tho effect that Republicans should not glvo so much nttontion to carrying Now York, tho truo meaning of his uttorancos wns understood. Inaword tho national Repub lican committeemen have boon made to under stand by tho PreBtdentnnd htsndvibcrs thnt he can carry New York State easily because otthe opposition of tho Cleveland men to tho regu larly organized Democrats ot the State, and that holms expected just such a state of af falls ovor slnco 18K8. So ho has been turning the cold shoulder to Republicans in New York, relying upon tho Clovoland movement to split the Democracy of tho Empire btato. Those weie tho declarations of eminent Republicans last night. Tho Cleveland lltornry bureau at 57 Broad way. In charge of Oeorgo F. Parker, which ul.ut up shop a year ugo last spring, was re openeo for business at the old stand yester day. Mr. Parker Is again in charge. Ho is sending out the ox-President's utterances on tho tariff nnd other matters by tho vol ume. President Harrison and Ills ad visers havo seon their predictions verl llod that Cloveland would insist upon trying It ngnln. and they aro correspondingly pleased In p!to tit the assertions of nearly evoiy tnembor ot the Republican National Commlttoo that the President cannot win If renominate. Gov. William McKinley ot Ohio Is at tho Windsor Hotel. Ho said that it Senator Sher man had u 1'rosidontlnl boom bo wusn't aware of it. "It may bo true," he Bald, "that tho friends of tho Senator are hopeful nf socuring his nomination nt the Minneapolis Convention, but 1 havo not heard that nny such hope ex ists. I beliovo President Harrison will be nominated, and thut with him as Its leador.the Republican pnrty cannot fail to win." In answer to a question about Secretary Blnlne, the Governor said: " I supposo that tho lotter wrltton by thoBec retary settles the matter ho far ns he is con cerned. Ho is not a candidate io far as I know." Tho Governor said these things in reply to othor questions: "I beliovo we enn carry this State. Yes. I know thnt there are two such gentlomen hero as Thomas U Platt and Warner Miller, but I believe that whatever differences exist be tween the leaders of tho potty hero will fado away in the face of a national struggle. " I do not believe that either Senator Hill or Mr. Cloveland will ho nominated by the Demo crats, because of tho bitterness between the two factions. Oov. Horace Boles of Iowa Is too far Wost to make him a likely candidate. The man who could mnke a stronger fight than nny ot those mentioned Is Oov. Robert E. Pat tison of Pennsylvania. But as I said before, 1 do not believe the Demociats can win, no matter whom they nominate It Is my opin ion that tho Democrats themselves feel that this is a Republican yenr." "Do you think that Major McKinley Is likely to be the Republican caudldnte for Vice-President V" ".Major McKinley has all ho can do toad minister hisown Stato." William Barnes, the Republican State Com mitteeman from Albany, who Is theuuthorot the Sherman boom, wns In the Fifth Avenue Hotel laBt nieht. Ho wns told what Gov. Mc Kinley said about tho Senator. "Ohio has always beon truo to oil John Sherman." said Mr. Bitrne'. "and I believe hat Ohio's Governor will havo reason before long to revise his views." t. a fl Art noma south. He Will Slop Oyer at Wnahlu.toa on nia Way to NnaliTlllr. Ex-Senator Thomas C. Platt left for Nash ville at midnight last night to attend tho spoclai meeting of the stockholders of the Tonncsseo Coal and Iron Company, called to ratify tho consolidation of thnt company with theDe Bnrrteleben Iron Company. Mr. Platt will stop .ver In Washington to-day. Repub licans of national renown will confer with him concorniuii the tiitui-o welfare of tho G. O. P., nndaftortli.it .Mr. Platt mil proceed on his journey to fashville. Mr. 1'l.itt will bo absont from New York about a week. a or. n.owr.n is vorr.v. ne 'Will Meet tho Members or Ilia Stan at the Wlndaor Thla Moraine;. Gov. and Mrs. Roswell P. Flower arrived at the Windsor Hotel from Albany nt 11 o'clock last night Through his military socrotary. Col, Judson, the Governor said that he would roceivo his staff In his rooms In tho hotel at 11 o'clock this morning. Whon tho Legisla ture adjourned thero wore 447 bills loft with tho Governor. He hns disposed of about fifty of theso. and will examine und dispose of the remainder during his May hore. The Mug umi Mncblne In Brooklyn. Although the alleged primary elections of the antl-snnppers In Brooklyn for tho choice of delegates to tho Mugwump Convention at Syracuse on May 31 aro not to be hold until Tuesday next a full list ot the delegates to Syracuse has been prepared by tho commit tee which has been engineering tho move ment and Inadvortently It was published yesterday In tho liaglt, Tho rather lnoxpo rlencod young man who Is in charge ot the headquarters, ot tho anti-snappers furnished some of tho reporters with the list of delogates In bllbsful unconsciousness of the fact that the soloctlon of tho delegates ahead of tho primaries would naturally smaok of the most bitterly denounced mnchino methods. Mr. Edward M. Bhcpard. tho leader of the Mugwump column, will probably make somo statement by way of explanation to tho alleged big enrollod army ot imll-snappors for follow ing the bated tactics of the rogular Democracy. Idaho Bele?a(ra for Blaine. P0CATEU.0. Idaho, May ft The Republican Btato Convention elected six delogates to the Minneapolis Convention yosterdny. The delo gates aro Instructed to uso tholr utmost en deavors to secure a plank In tlio Republican platform unequivocally pledging tho pnrty to the free nud unlimited coinageof sliver, Tho delegates are also instructed to vote for no person for President or ice-President who Is not In favor of fi 00 coinage Tho delegates aro Senator 1 hi bols, Congress man Swoot D. C, Lookwood, Montie B. Gwlnn. James M. Shoup. and William Herburn. The four Inst are for Blaine, ami uvorymontlon of his name bofore tho Convention was received with great enthusiasm. Newark Bemoerata Howl Ills Dellbt, Pandemonium rolgnod at tho meeting of the Common Council In Newark last night Alder man Wangner, tho Republican bolter, again voted with tho Democrats and a clean sweep was mado of all the Republican dopartment clerks nnd omployees In tho ('Ity Hall. Democrats wero appointed In their places. Tho hall was crowded with Democrats, who howled with delight whenover a Republican head fell Into tho basket and a Democrat was appointed in his place. The Republicans hissed. Congressman Blnnd In Nevrurk, Congressman Richard P, Bland spoko on tho free coinage ot silver last night at St. Brid get's Church fair In Newark, and Congress man Thomas Dunn English commented on his address. Named Tor t'onajreaa. Thomas R. Morgan, Br., Republican. Eigh teenth Ohio district Till! FAIttBAVLT SYSTEM COSDRilSBlt, Hut Arehblnhap trelnml Permitted by Itome lo Have Ilia Wnjr nt Faribault. Archbishop Corrlgnn rocotved yestordny a citblo despatch from Homo saying: " Fari bault system condoinned. Spcclnl caso ro sorved." This moans thnt tho cause which Archbishop Ireland championed, and whoso advancement wns ono ot tha oblects ot his journey to Rome is put undor the ban by tho Pope. The so-called Faribault syttom Is ono which removes all Insignia of religion from parochial schools and rondors tho courso of Instruction entirely secular until tho ond ot tha regular exorcises, whon tho Cntholla children remain for religious Instruction, whllo tho Protestants go away. This systom originated In tlio Cath olic parochial school of Faribault, Minn., which was put under tho direction of thevillngo School Board, Its expenses being defrayed by the village on tho nbovo conditions. Arch bishop Ireland llkod tho plan, nnd proposed to oxtond It to other places lu his archdlocoso. The decision of yostorday prohibits this gen eral Introduction ot tho system, whllo permit ting tho plnd to bo practised In special in stances whero it may bo deemed oxpodlcnt. Archbishop Corrlgan expects to receive tlio full text ot tlio doclston by mall within ton days or n fortnight JAY OOV LB ILL AT ALBVQVERQVE. Confla-d to III Bed In Ilia Private Car Plane Abandoned. Santa Fc. May 0. Private dospatchos nn nounco that Jay Gould Is quite ill, being con fined to his bed In his private car at Albu querque, and that hu will probably not bo nble to reach Snnta Ft!, as was his intention whon ho left El Paso. The programme was that tho party should visit Corrlllns yesterday after noon and reach Santa Fo this morning, going for a drlvo ovor the city with Gov. Princo, anu making a trip out to tho Pueblo village nf Tcsuoquo. Arrangements had also bocn mado for giving Mr. Gould a private rocoptlon at the GoTornor's Mansion. OIIIL STVnilXTS SCANDALIZED. The Art and Literature orthe College Mac, aalne Get the Editors Info Trouble. San FnANcisco. Mny 0. Somo young stu dents at Stanford University have raised a breoze by articles and pictures which thoy have admitted to tho monthly college maga zine called tho I'ato Alto, which is odited by students from both Stanford nnd tho State University. In tlio board of editors nro about a dozon men nnd two women. The April issuo camo out this woek with an article on California girls which scandal ized tho girl students, and their indignation was intensified by n so-called "art supple ment' showing a Bpeelmen of French nudo art Tho picture represents an old pasha ex amining a Circassian slave girl brought before him by u doaler. In the article on California girls the sophomoric writer doulares Ilutly that the sex as 11 whole Is vastly inferior to men in mental ability, but he prudently bedgos by declaring that the girls at Berkeley und Palo Alto fur nish tho best proof ot his argument, ns they nro conspicuous exceptions to the rule. An other young wrltor dfsousses love, marriage, and religion, und surpasses Schopenhauer In his pessimism. Love, he says, is a delusion, marriage is "bathos." and of religion he de clares: "Tho Intelligent, well-balanced young people ot to-day aro notrollglous they are bo yond it." These articles and tho nudo plcturo wero too much for the State University faculty, nnd they ordered the editors from Borkeley to sever their connection with tho Vt'o .4ffo magazine. Whnt President Jordan will do is fiot known, but It is feVlorstoud that a rogu ar Russian censorship ot tho college maga zine will be the result in future. BANISHED FHOM VENEZUELA. A Nephew of Br. Hojne rani. Ea-Frealdent. Arrlvea In New York. J. M. Faul. a nephew of Dr. Rojns Paul, ex Prosldent of Vonezuoln nnd an ardent advo cate of the revolutionary party, arrived hero yostorday on tho steamship Yonezuola. Ho was met at tho Rod D line pier by Gen. Tocta Garcia, who was recently banished by ordorof tho dictator. Gen. Palac.'o. Softer Taul had boen confined for two months, with nbout 200 other revolutionists, In a prison in Caraeas. Tho prison was fast filling with Crespo's sympathizers, and, to mako room for tno new arrivals, it was de cided to banish tlio most dangerous of tho old prisoners. Many wero sentto Trinidad, bolter Paul was escorted from Caracas to Laguayra ami put aboard tho onezuolu. Ho was told that hu would be shot if ho reappeared in tho country. Crespo's forcos. Softer Paul said, would not oxeeetl 10,000 men altogether. Ho would probably hove ftdOO whon attacking Caracas, which he eontemplnted attucklng, Softer Paul said, very soon. Reforo tho VonozuolA left Lnguay It was ronorted that n light had taken nluco between tho forces under Casanos und the revolution ists undor Crespo, In which the army of Casa nos was defented. It was rumored that Casa nos had boon captured, but this was not confirmed. PEIWLEH SIIAYEX'H MVltDt.BERS. The Three Tramp Huapected of the Crime Arrested In Mlddletown. Ntack, May ft Throo men belloved to be the murderers of Joseph D. Shayen, tho peddler who was killed near Stony Point a weak ago to-day, wore lodged in the Rockland county jail at New City this afternoon to await an ex amination, which will bo hold to-morrow. Last night Officer William If. Springsteen of Haverstraw receivod a dospatch from Middle town, i. Y telling him thut three men had beon arrested thoro who answered tho descrip tion of the tramps, and who were supposed to be the murderers of the peddler. Spnngsteon wont to Mlddletown. and thoro found the men locked up. Ho returned to Haverstraw this morning with tho three prlsonors, and took them before Judgo Knnpp, who committed thorn to tho county jail to await an examina tion. All who saw tho tramps on tho day ot the murdor will be callod as witnesses. The Coroner's inquest will also be hold to-morrow In Haverstraw. i British Chinamen Aak Admlsaloa. ; Boston. May ft-BIng Keo and High Bam, who claim to bo British subjocts because they 1 wero born In Hong Kong, nro detained on 1 board tho steamer Halifax whllo Government agonts are trying to determine whether they have a right to land, nnd. If not, how to get rid of them without a quarrol with England. Tho Chinamen present naturalization pupeis. Thoy have plenty of money for Chinamen, and one ot tlium. it is sold, is only 17 years old. IIuned Himself In .fall. DuNKinK. N. Y.. May ft-An unknown mnn. about 00 years of age, hanged hlrasolf In jail hero this evening. Upon his application for lodging at ditto P.M. he wub admitted to the jail corridor. At 7:.i0 an ofllcor admitting another Indgor found tho old mnn hanging to a cell door, having made a noose of a piece of blunkot His fcot touched the floor. A Child Killed In Ihe direct. While three-yoar-old Evn Aaronhoff was playing In front of her father's homo at 140 Suffolk street yostorday morning sho was struck to tho ground by a wagon of tlio Com monwealth Ice Company, tho forward wheels passing ovor her nock. Sho died a fow mo ments later, and Daniel O'Brien, the driver, was arrestod. At tho Essex Market Court he was discharged bv Justice Hogun. Io.t an March 4, Gloucerti:h, Mass., May 8. Tho schoonor Grovor Clovoland. of nnd from St. Johns, N. F for Boston with a cargo of llsh.has been given up for lost It Is supposed she foundered In tho gale of March 4. Khe was commanded by CapF. James Day, and had a crew ot six men. Where Yeeterday'a Flrea Were. A. M.-::0, yorty-Oflb to forty sixth street ami Hast HlTfr, Schraricblld A Hultberver, damnta 3100,000; 2:o5.M7 West yortv second street, Jauies Murphy, dawave 1300, 4 r., 3,11V Second avenue, Patrick t'ou. tielly. dames-etna P H.-IJ.dO. 14H(Jocrck street, Sodtko A I.eb.n.hol, dam '"; ll.oo. 8IH seventh avenue, damaite lf.; e):10, iM East bscond stre.l, Alexander Newman, dauiat-eelurati 0.80, 10 Sliutu street, David kUlller, damage ttuo, OUR FLAG ON OCEAN RAtlKltS. , . 1 Vof.V BVI.L INA til ATE OF MIND At J UK PttOHVKCI. AStmm of Indlgnnnt Protest Hllrrrd-a In Encland by the riiaat.se of 111 Inmta l.lne Ileal" ry IHII-Mr. teranj- Kxplalnlait. London, May ft Tho granting of American registry to tho steamships Cl!y of New York f 1 and City of Paris h.is routed an unoxpected stormof opposition here, which lncrensoswtti . t tho arrival of reports from tho Unttel Slates) j- that tho Inm.in lino will avail Itself of the new j right At first tho action of Cormross was ro- , gurtlod as voluntary, and was discussed as a : harmless plocootprosuniptlon on the part o( the United States. Tho ext'linntlnnof theslgr- V niflcnnco of the bill by-Sir. Ismay or the ffw Whlto Star lino to Sir .Michael Hlets- . A l Beach opened British 01 os to tho sltuv KU tlon. To-day tho announcement by cable thai fevf the Inmnn pcoplo had requested Congross td) fo grant tho right in nuostion and expeotod'to Vl offlcor and man tlio two sto unships with, ;! Americans, elicited strong protests from tha " J afternoon dallies and brought it crowd of ro- 4 porters to the offices of the lunpin llnuugentt. . y illves A Allen, nt IW Cannon stroot. Th j! Iiiiuiin line managers declared that the actl.in 1 1 of Congipss would not nfltii-t their company "( 4 nny moru than it would othorL. Toe only ad J vantage to be derived from tho PoriuNsint) granted was that It would enable them to ij irailo between American ports, especially o the Atlantic count. Tills pilvllege at present, however, would be of llttlo practical valueM competition in tho coast trndewasso ke.cn already that thoro was no Inducement for tha company to Invest vniiitnl In it. ' ' Mr. Isniny of tlio White Star lino apparently has moderated Ills opinion slnco his c infer- , - ' en.-e with Sir Michael Hlcks-Boach nnd Lora Derby. . He spoko tn-dnv as If tlio condition aa '- , to building -hips In American yards would render tho till practically Inoperative, Ha doubts thai It will be possible t.i build ocean ' steiimshipt nf tlio rcuulrod tonnngo In any i f ' United states shlnvnrd. If It slionld bo found posslLlo. he says, tho greater expense for ma- J, tori.ils and labor would bo likely to d.'ter com panies from making the venture. It wiliiid cost at least ." per oent. moro to build . . n big shlii In tlio United rtite Chan ' It would In England or Scotland nntl lh pres ent cimpotition In transatlantic trade was too keen to permit any company to Incur sucli ; a hoiiv In.'reaso of the llrst cost of Its car- ; riers. T!)o wages of American scamon. morn ovor. were higher tlia-i thewagosof British seamen, nnd so it wnnirt cost moro to run th ' ,1 Milps tind.'i tho provisions of tho bill, as well t. as to build tnm. In the dl-cuisslnn of tlie matter it seems to - 1 be generally assumed Hint tlio United States . 5 i Navy Department Is ready to outbid ths British Admiralty in crui-er subsidies when tho tlmo tor action shall enmo. Mr. Imay Is In error -lin he says the c-ew of the Inmnn ships, after tbor are admitted to American register, must bo American citizen, J The law dcel.ires that Ami-rlcan vesels shall be commanded by cltlcent. of tho United ' States, and that their ofllcers shall bo citizens. " Tho crews nf nearly all Ainorican Shu.?: are of 1 foreign nationality. At least. nnii oltliefri. cers of the City nf Paris. Purser Muart W. Mil ler, is a native of tho Unitod States. It is practically settled that thi Inmnn Una V will begin hulldlng several new ships In Anvr- v lea whon tho Senate approves and the Prel- Kt dent signs the bill giving the two giant speed- crs of tbo Inman lino American register. The plans of the now ships, whloh. it Is said, will bo larger than tho City of Paris, have beeri ready for nearly a year. Ono of the results of " the admission of the Inman ehlps to American registry will be a renewal of ocean rac ing. Tho Teutonic nnd MniaFtl.- of tho , White Star lino will will slrauttanonus- " ' ly from New York with tho City of j Paris and tho City of Now York. . thoy did boforo tho rival lines came to at aml , . cable arrangement In regard to the mail car rying priviloge. which, under the present law. '' Is given to the fastest vessel. The Inmnn -A' ships would no longer have to raco for till? jli Crivllege, however, a theywould get it ana Jw- ig subbldlcs under tho postal subsidy act !" J GOT THE II OMAN, IOO. V The DotectlTea Found Her on I'ont Wliea V. ' They Took the Man Out to Court. "' ' Late Thursday night Detective Sheldon of Inspector Stecrs's staff arrostod John Har- , kins, 25 years old, of 30 Wost Thirty-ninth i streot, the residence of Robort M. Taylor. Tlio j prisoner was taken at once to Police Head- j Quarters. ' Yesterday morning nbout 8:30 o'clock De tectives 8hcldn and Wade started nut of Pnlleo Headquarters, toward Houston street, to go to the Tombs Court On iho cornor of Bleeckor nnd Mulberry strools Mood arming womnn. Doteetivo Wado noticed her. mid. golnz around tlie block, met heron the eo'ner nnd nrrested hor. She give her name asOeorgio ! Milter. '2', yearn old. born In I'nnida, and of 3ft West Thirty-ninth street, this city. j Both prlsonors wero taken before Justice - McMuhon und romnndod hack to Hondquar- j tors. Tho police refused to toll tho story of cause of their arrest last night. It Is supposed j that thoy aro servants. , j A J CUT I.UlWElt. j The Hteamslilp Yeranaaec Cornea X.' from t'harlralon with Improvleed r teerlon; Gear, The Clyde lino steamship Ycmassoo finished a threo-day voyage from Charleston yesterday with n jury rudder. Sho hnd grounded In tho Charleston harbor, damaging her stern an t smashing her rudder. As sho could not mika repairs at Charleston, and as her Captain did not wnntto goto the exnensoof a tew to Now York, he rigged a jury ruddur. consisting of : an iron plate held in position on a linn with I tho keel by meauB of nquurtnr chain and stern chain, tho former running from the plate to j tho ends of a heavy spar lashod across tha i stern. Severn Wind Htorm In Waahlacton, WasniNOTOH, May ft A severe wind and rain storm passod ovor Washington at about 4 o'clock this afternoon. A number of houso were unroofed, and the framo etcopto of the Humlino M. E. Church was blown off and hurled across the street, doing dainago tea I house if struck. Telegraph, telephone, and ' lire alarm wlros wore blown down and com munlcatlon was interrupted for some time. Xceberss Moving Mouthtrard. The Icebergs aroootnlng down Into tho steam ship track at last, and tho giant spcoders.will have to koop a sharp lookout as they dask through the fog region south of tho Banks. Tha tank stonmshlpBrTlIlnnt which arrived yester day from Hamburg, passed two bergs seventy feet high In latitude 43' 31!'. longitude 47 :W. J A Fire nt W. Kmlrn llooaevelt'ji. JH At midnight lnt night a policeman dlscor- 'Cfl ered that a chimney In the houso of W. Emlert 1 Roosevelt of 21 East Fifty-feurth street was )M allro. Ho called tho engines and tho Are wa f quickly extinguished. ft The Weather. The slorm centre Ibat wa. pa nt northeast split ay f jestcrday over the late regions. L ral showers felt la f Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, over the lake reloaa. ea i lorlr, and lower Now England. I The high prtsiureoter IheSoulb At'ntlc 'id flMT Sale, with fair wealher was jolnlnf a Ith a second MW.l srea moving southeast from Montana, and cover. ng m all the Korthveit and central MUtlsslppI Ststei wltn H fair and colder weather, H The temperature is again below freezing over the H greater part of tbe grain belt of the Northwest. m Little or no rain ha. fallen In tbe cotton belt slope the latter part of April, and Ihe outlook Is lor occa sional shower only, letterday In tbls city wa generalljr-falr, wilb a ' light shower lu the evening. Illgbe.t temperature, '.. Ot'i lowest, r.O'i humidity averaged 74 per cent i wind southeast: average velocity, 12 miles an hour, t(s The thermometer at Perry's pharmacy In Tna Beg ;,,-' hulldlng recordo I tbe temperature yetttrdty ae- '.' f nliOW jj ; y not. mi. ttoi. ibu, ' f, ll A M , ..'ls W" "I". M T BOT HAM ... 4'-" W UP. M 47 S7 1VM 43' : 12.Vld 46 B4 iti Average ,,,.,, 08" Atcrageon MayU, 18U1 ....ittj( Kf; WASIIUOTON roiKCASt TOB ITVRDSr, yor Me England and M(era Nia York, teoieers, W. 5 to..! ly air in the atraoi; eoil'xMifsrly irfais; off uurily, p yor eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey, (air Saturday and Sunday: nortliw.it Inde, ) for western few York, fair Saturday and aaaday, except showers on Lake Ontarlu, winds beoralnf. II northwtat. al lor Minaesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota tl g tonally fair; wana'sr by Saturday aldbt, vaiUMe , wla4a.seo3, -i ,'