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a letter to asieuicax jilsuqps
from tub propaganda.
The Cardinal Vat-old tha Decrees at the
Baltliaor Cob i ell. but Add that Areb.
Bishop Ireland's llna May Ho Adopted
la th Caeca n. Cltea-Our Itlahsaa Mnil
Decide How Many Catholic Children la
Pnbtle School Bhould Ga to Parochial
School a Harmony Krjolatd Arehhlebop
Corrlgaa Hay that tha Xleclalon Vlr
foully Coaderan Archblahop Ireland.
I'laa aa a Hyatem for General Adoption.
Pome, May 11. Tha Animator Romano to
day print a letter uddressed by this Fropa
ami i Fido to ths American lllshops In retard
to Archbishop Ireland's educational plan. Tha
letter declare that tha Holy toe always hit
been soli'ltous for tho heilthr education of
the youth, especially In tlio United State, ns
koa been ovlrloiiced by tho Instructions given
in 1H75. Following them, tho third llaltimore
t Council, anxious to preserve the youth from
Tlcoand error, wisely resolved to open schools
IB connection with each church and to teach
tnthemtoCatholla children totters, flno arts.
religion, and manners.
Some persons believe that tho action of
Archbishop Ireland in the two celebrated
ewes of Faribault nnd Stillwater wa Irrceon
ollal.la with thn resolutions f the Biltlraore
Council, and blamed hlra for It. while other
approved of It Tho controversy became bit
ter, and. what was still more regrettable, wat
partially carried on In tho public newspapers.
A termination of this control ersy and a union
ot tho contending parties being necessary to
tho welfare and dignity of the Church, es
pecially so tarns its prelates were concerned.
the Holy Sco thoucht that a convenient staco
of the question had been ret 'had for ending
tha controversy by judgment upon tho whole
The Cardinal after pondering deeply upon
the subject and dlllgontly examining and con
sidering Arehblsh p Ireland's action In every
respect, at the same time weighing tho par
ticular circumstances, ways, nnd conditions
ot thn arrangements undor tho Farlbault
Stlllwntcr rim. cave on April 21 this judg
ment, willed tho Pope on the same day adopted.
The letter then quotes the t? xt of tho judg
ment of the Cardlnali which upholds the de
crees ot tho I'nltiruore Council concerning
parochial schools, but nddstbat. under theclr
cumstances. the arrangements made by Arch
bishop Ireland In the Faribault-Stillwater plan
can he tolerated.
The letter then proceeds to s-ay tint the Holy
Saoprn'lt by tho opportunity to recommend
to tho Arneii.-uit Filshnps lh.it they continue ns
boforo to promote tho wel'atoof Catholic souls
by exerting themselves to keep the Church
"Tho union of all the forces of tho Church is
necessary." the letter nys. "to Unlit the er
rors of tho Church's enemies and to surmount
tho difficulties and obstacles vvhlih these
enemies pUce In thu way. 'lhe. Cardinals
have resolved that the American Bish
ops In cfntnc'l shall stu ly diligently how
many Cathollo children in attendame at tho
public schoil should gu to tha parochial
school. The Sacred Congregatlo.i of tlm
Propaganda hopes that the Illshop will con
sider dlllcently and l!nd the best remedies for
the present itlfilc-'ltic. Once calm dissention.
and. "with filiii! voncrjtlo;-. nnd renrorit of
spirit, all will defend and lncrent o tho Cuthollc
"M. Caiip.na. LrpoaiowsEt. Prefect."
In tho same number if tho Oimvralnre
Romano ia rubllshed Ihcdecreu sarins that tho
FailbauU.-HtlUu.-ate' 1 1 in can be tolerated, and
tho letter slgnjdby CurdiaalLedochowskinnl
addressed to Archbishop Ireland spying that
tha splendid proofs ctven ly the InTscr of his
trespect. obedience, and unalterable adherence
to the Holy See have rtrengthened the Toco's
full confidence in his wisdom and piety.
The MoHi'tur ilr Horn?, hq iifA'-ial newspaper,
comments nt length on tho documents in
question. "These iVilsions." it say, "mark
re.l-tctter dy in the hlitory of tho Church
In tho United ftatc."."
Tui.r.iiAiioy, a or j'zrxis&iuy.
The y.irricu'tHi'rui. Arettlehor Corrlgna
Sny., JIuj- N I Iij xendcd.
1 lie full tet of Home's decision In recard to
tho attitude of the Holy Seo toward Arch
bishop lieland's Farilault plan of education
came to this city ) ester-day. It was cabled
from Home. A letter from Cardinal Lodo
chows!:!. Profoct of Propaganda, accompanied
tho decree. 'Iho letter sroko so highly ot
Archbishop Ireland, and so many seemed to
mUu'iilertnn.l tha moaning of the decree,
tlut It was generally lelievo 1 thtt Archbishop
Jre'.iitj hid -.cjiro! a victory and thtt the
Pupal authorities h.vl nrprorad his ulan.
Archbishop Lnrtican. who opposod Arch
tl'l'.op Ireland's educational scheme, showed
In an Interview with u reporter of The Bun
last nisht that tho Faritnult plan had been
Mituslly condemned, but that thn I'ojw had
decide 1 to t ilerato tho scheme In Faribault,
a It in u w in orerati'in. Iaif-t Thuritday tho
Arch Islion r'-celted a private despatch from
liomo tithut vCvct.
AreliLishop Ireiun 1 himself oriclnatod tho
Farltnult plan. Inrlbnult Is a town in Minne
sota in thy Arch i i'h 'p's archdiocese. There
wr.s u rnroclual n-hool there In chnrco of
bisters. .f St. I.avnit Tln Catliollcs in tho
place won. not abt to mpr-irt the school,
and tlieAtchMlm n.aed it to the public school
iiulhorii os .d Me Mn-a for u eur. Catholta
and l-r.t-.tant . ,i ir,.., ,.u mimitteil to It.
lhe -ist.r- of m l.vi,. n urn i.tained ns
teache s t utilurlnsf.ch.iol hums only .-ocular
i?.tr?., m n" '.r1'11 r'.'m 1M '"" r-ceH.- reli-rlmis
lntrii-tlun. 1 u.i tdirden o( MuiMirtln" th.
school Is thu taken from thai .ltloles of !
place. Mpirtly n't -r the inau.-i mti'n of "
row order of i,li!- v.l Fnrit unit MH Mi p
Ireland introdii'.eut, pa,, n. MiuivJ r in
other pin'-.. In hi .irend .,.,!.;.. BUIlw-l'. an-
11 wa- not iutic b.-fiire ol j. nrti Arehblsh.
epIrr,l,iM,'ssch..n.?tM.-l. . ..Vnii "
theFir.hniiltplin. i can toi-peil. Arehbi-h-op
C.rriiMii uu tlm olmf l"i . ,,,.; '
contondi-il. ami. nit ninvi ti.i .. t,L . th,.
scheairt wiiAuiKjualinedly un-l at'i.Ilc. ..icau,.a I
It precluded iflvina i ullidous and se. ulir in" '
atruction at tliesame tlnie. I dixviti n li.it ia I
not tern perod with rellj.'1'His iuetn.ctii a, they I
declared. Is unchristian. ;
When Archbishop Ireland went tn Homo ev- I
ami months nco Catholics In thin country
awaited with Interest the dt-cii-lon of tho
lloinaii authorities on tlie Fnrib.iult plan. l)f
late wir.l has frciuentlycomo her frora Homo ,
that It I'Hikwd as 11 Archbishop Ireland would
secure tin, indorsement of Home. Ill friend I
In tils country were jubilant. Ijut J'riiiay
Archbishop Corrlxan rccened this dopat',h '
la ibault svbtem condemned. f-podil
Dcasi.n reierveil,"
This wt interpreted to mean that th edu-
catlonal yheme of Archbishop Ireland hud
baen condemned, but that ha wa to be allow,
d to continue tho schools at Faribault ana
Vaster lay the followlnc was received hare
a tho full text of tho i'.ipil decision
' I
-r..,i u ,. .... , Hour-. April !0 I).1.
, Jioir iLtPitmni'i, jso l;:.Kj::n .iiii It
ha i.fiad your ira.-,i to mV n:it to the iud'.
ijiei't o thu Holy Hoo the ,irmniiiint J.ni
ueeiiied well t makn for elementary schools
Jt larllault and htillwater, Minn.. In your
SJo'e. In order to provide In tho best manner
possibla for tlio spiritual welfare of thochll-
JS.??0"'.'811 to your i ustoral core.
.ii i!1' W1 resolution ol our Orace seemed
Jl tho more prudent because tha aforesaid
arrangement. ctn thouph it rejrardad only
narat and exceptional eaes. still appeared
Uatny of thu Illshop. tn the meml er "I tho
rr rli-rcy and laity, a. liardly wmtliy of up
yiil. may l.abeiiuMtiif.T were not us wnll
Uttlntedwitiillio .lroumtuncej and con
Ions of the transaction ad they oUjtht to
o been In ordar to liaye been ablo to pro
mco thereon a fair opinion.
J or tutrcaon hl Holiness conCJca tho
examination of this Important question to a
commttteeolCardlnnlschosenfroia tho sacred
in a ineetlne lield on tho Jlst Inst., after
weijt Inc carefully tho urave reasons adduced
by ycurtirace with so much clearness, which
inducod you to enter Into tho, nrr.tnesment
tnetitionod above, and consider ncths declar
ations worthy o( oery pialse. which show that
In tha matter ot education your Oiacohn- ai
as wlhe.l to maintain invlolato the rlncl-pl-s
set forth by the llnly Seeand commen i-d
tn the observance of the Dishorn by the Coun
cils of Tlaltlmont. pr.rt culnrly the I bird Ojun
cil. their l'mlnenci'S ira thtlr decision on tho
ouestion submitted to thcm.ns It Is f'.und In
tho iiecnnipanyine document. and his Holiness
l.a r.t'iRcdanil urproved thoAmo.
" I hope your tirsce will be uratltled by this
decision of the Holy See. I ecause. though un
uual prolions nnrto by the different Dish
ops in their respective dlocees. nccordlnc to
thn requirement of circumstauee. cuntiot ba
approved directly by the Holy Soo when thoy
Implv n departure, ton certain extent, from a
5 meml law. tievcrthole's, n lien tho Holyieo
eclarethat uch prosislons may b" toler
ated, it thereby puts an end to all Indiscreet
attacks upon thorn.
"Furthermore, byorderof his Holiness and
wlthi:reit i4eniireto myself. I mut not fall
to Inform vour Ornc that your ext reslnnof
ropect. filial o edlence. and iur.altraldnd
iironce to thu Holy See ami Its teachings, ot
whl"h you hai' clU'h siilendlil proofs lmv.
Icon most nceeptn leto the overolll Pontiff
and tntself. and have trent:th.tiod the full
canflileucool the Holy Sou in your wisdom and
"llnnlly. I pray that Ood may proserveyour
Grace and protect you always. Vour Grace's
most dooted servant.
" M. Card. I.KnocitowKt. Prefect.
" laKATit's. Archbishop of Damlata, Sec."
"In 'peclal Concresatlon of thoPropacand.i.
heh! on the Hist or April. 18.1'J. to consi.lurtho
question what judirment Is to be formed of tho
nrrancemont entered Into by Archbishop Ire
land concerning tho two schools at lanlmult
nnit Stillwater, Minn.: in this ca. thev de
cided to reply nfllrm.itlvolr nnd without
lvrogiitlnc from thedecreoof the Council of
llaltimore on parochial schools, that the ar
rancement entered Into by Archbishop Ireland
concerning the schools at r.trll.nult and .-tlll-vater.
taking Into consideration all tho cir
cumstances, can ba tolerated.
"In nn nudlenco hold outha same day his
Holiness deigned to approve tho resolution of
tho Cardinals given above. Isvm'",
"Archbishop ot Uamlats. Secretary."
Tiik Hun reporter showed tills text to Arch
bishop Corrigan lal nlulit:
"Tills decision of tho tncred Congrecttion
of Propaganda." said the Archbishop, 'fully
confirms the despatch I received last Friday.
Tho Altered Congregation says that, "taking
Into eunslderatl n nil the circumstance'.' ttie
rlnn "can be tolorated.' In giving this de
cision they do so "without derogating
from tha decree of the Council of llal
timore on parochial schools.' That eTpros. n
means a great ileal. At th Council of linlti
more. Iieiil in 1M8. It wni. decreeil that oery
parish then without a parochial school hould
establish one within two years, if rosible. Of
course tlire are parish" whose flnancinl con
dit m will not allow them to support a paro
chial school. Tho Propaganda intirrm'". in
that phrnH " without derogating from the ile
crot" of th Council of Hultlmnrn.' that the only
system of educit'on for Catholics to be per
mitted In tho United Mates is the parochial
sch'.ol ystotu.
"The decree tys that Archbishop Iielnnd's
id in 'can be tolerated ' Tolerntl. in. however,
lo not signify permission For inManee.
Iho Cntbnllc Church tnle-ntes dlvoro" among
the m'-inhnrs 'f the fir-el: Ciiurch. which is ill
unlor. with the Holy !-en. but the linlr ton does
not permit diorc" in th" Catholic Clmn-h In
a few word, the dwlslon means that th Fari
bault plan cannot he extended in this
country, and that the parochial school
svst.'.Ti is tire only authorized no for the
Catholics of America. The Snored Congregation
hi taken Into consideration the peculiar cir
rumtnnce In tho (owns o' Fnrllmutt and
Stillwater, and says that Archbishop Irel.tn I's
pla" In those plees Is not condemned. 1 ut Is
i only toleratrt Inasmuch ns srclibihop Ire
! Iind' Intention was to hne his scheme in
troduced ail oier till 'country, and ns the Holy
tree refuses tn permit him to do so. the Fnrl
l baiilt plan hue been condemned. Tho ques
tion l settled Anally by the decision of tho
While- Archbishop Ireland has been in Itom
h hes been bitterly tt.cked live, number of
flermtn Cathnllo ne.vspaters on a'-connt ot
hi plan. Cardinal f-edotlinwskl. In his letter,
suys- '" When tho Holy teo dclares that such
provision rray be tolor.ited.lt thereby put an
end to all Indiscreet attacks upon their." It Is
Iwlirtved hcrf that Cardinal LedochowskI
wroto that to notify those German Catholic
newsrnre' that they were to discontinue as
1 sail t-gthn Arehl!hopof Sr. Paul.
Ar.hhl-h.ip Ireland, it Is said, will loavo
Rome for this country on May IS.
n::. qvic.i.ey defeated.
Ohio's Supreme onrt Decides Agataat the
Cnlholla IllTlae.
Toi.rjio. May 11. The animation of an ap
pealed decision in tho case of tho fctatoo Ohio
agf. P. F. Qulglcy or Srfc Francis da Saios
Cathollo Church In this city by the Ohio Su
premo Court, is a vary Important decision.
Tho Legislature of Ohio a few years ago
ras.sed a law making it compulsory upon
teachers, superintendents, principals, and
others connoeted with private nnd publlo
schools to send In monthly reports
of tho attoadanca to the different Boards
of IMucation. The law al-o cava the
Boards power to appoint truant ofllcors.
Tho Catholic pastors in Toledo all compiled
with the law except Dr. Qulgloy. Ho became
dcllant when called upon to sen.l in reports,
and b.ild that he was prepared tn fight tha law.
Tho nictaLers of tho Board of i.ducation ac
cepted this challenge. Ancther chance was
given him to report, but upon his falluro to do
t.) lie was arrested by tho Sheriff. His cusa
came up fortrltl before n jury In Judga Lcm
mons'a room. nniL though dofendod by ex
Congressmen Frank II. Hurd and J. M. Ritchie.
he was convicted. A now trial was asked for
but refuod. Tho cao was carried on appeal
to the Circuit Court, nnd niter a long trial the
decision ol the Coaimon Pleas Court was con-
An appeal w.ts then taken to the State Su
preme. Court. Kvwry point of vantage was woll
guarded by tho able attorneys wlm defended
IJr. Uuigley. but in face of all this ho was
founa guilty, and the law is declared consti
tutional, it is believed that the case will rest
here, and Dr. Wufgley will comply wllh tho
law. Ho was arrested a second time for fall
ing to send In his reports, and taken I eforo
tho Probata Court, but was released rending
the outcome "f the present suit. He bus sent
In no reports to tiie Bean! f Education slnco
tl.. trial started.
'Hid orcn dellance of Dr. Qulgloy caused
greut excitement throughout the Mate. It
was said to ho the beginning of an attempt to
usurp political control. All oor tha ntato
Apjki lean Protective v -social on- were formed,
linen member made oath that ho would void
iigalnst every Catholic on hi-ticket, legnrdlrss
uf politics or qualifications, bocret agents
wore put to work everywhere and eminent
Protestant dlvlns. saloon keepers, and bums
were gathered into those oath-hound bo lies.
Last fall's election Was tho tlr-t to show the
effect of till organlmtlon. Only ono or two
Catholics were elected. ...... .
'1 h spring the society elected Its most
prominent leader a member of the Board of
Police ( ommlssloncrs over one o( tho strong-e-t
citizens in the city. He-was nominated on
th Itopubllcan ticket and mudu n majority of
that party in tho Board. On last Wednesday
this slender majority discharged every Catho
Ii unthepolico force, fromtliat hb'f down to
the liumnfe-t patrolman. They had rendered
the rest of sorvlce an.i vvuio held up ns models
all over the c.mntiy. Hut they wero Catholics.
Frotutantfc weio put III their places.
Thu fever of haired sprr.id. and this spring
the llepuLllciinsswett Cleveland, aided by this
lenient. Flndlav, always Democratic hereto
' 'ro elected veryl:eniibllcan becnuso tvyoor
three it tha thlr y.slx D-iinocrat candidates
vveiiCathillea. The alleged llepublican vic
tory all over tho Mate was duo to the same
ciiisH. Political tt-ivders were aware ol thi-so
facts and handled the subject gingorly. Ite
publicans said it was Ilia McMnley bill, and
Democrats said it w.ts stay-at-homo voters
which canted the defeat, both knowing that It
wa-iho s, p. A.
! The defeat of Dr. Qulgloy will doubtless put
an nd ti this. The Protestnnt believe thn
lureiaei u irt will stand by tlieni. nnd that
the Cut holies ate thoroughly squelched. '1 hero
I-little npno use for their societies now. and
itiey will graiiu illy il-b.uid. In Toledo them
Mere over lil,0t0 fthe A. P. A.'s. as they were
called 'I h'j question of religion bolng taken
from politics they will now return to their pro
vlous tieliefs, so the lenders say, muking a sig
nificant difference in the vote ol Ohio at the
.SovemLor elections.
3l mil. far Out, Flower to Mtxa or Kill.
At.cvsr, May ll.-fiov. Flower will return to
Albany l.tto to-morrow afternoon, and will II nd
bTJ bllU to sigu, veto, or ullow to die. lie had
448 when he began and has disposed of IStl
The l.trtu ror.i.ilniUr ho will havo to dispose of
before, ne.M week Hiituul.iy. when his thirty
Ju)oii!.t, and wti itull UlliugslgccX
A Movement to rjeeare to tha Bishops and
Clergy Permanent Itomea A fteport on
lhe Constitution aad JUay Member.
CvfAn i. May 11. Bishop Joyce presided oyer
to-day's session of tho Methodist Conference.
Dr. Urnyof Philadelphia offered the following:
"H'Arrrflj, There is a profound and wide
spread conviction among our preachers and
pcopla that tho efficiency of the episcopacy
will bo greatly increased, and the growth ot
the Church and her Institutions greatly pro
moted by thonsslgnmont ot each Bishop to a
prescribed territory for a period of years, and.
" IV'ArTiriu. Tha general supervision of tho
whole work by tho Bishops soverally Is practi
cally impossible;
" Jlmotvit, That tho Commtttoe of Episco
pacy shall consider and report to the Central
Confcrenco on or boforo May 17. upon the ad
vlsnllllty of dividing the territory into as
many cplscornl dtstrlots. loss one. as thero
nro elTectlvo Bishops at tho close of this Gen
eral Conference, said districts to be composed
in as far as practicublo of contiguous con
ferences. " Itcsclctd. That such divisions shall leavo
the senior Bishop without a prescribed dis
trict, that ho may prcsldo at conferences In
case ot death or disability of any Bishop. 'I hat
the Board of Bishops shall so arrange tho
work as to assign tha sauin Bishop to the
supervision uf tho samo district during tha
terlod of four years."
Tills resolution was Inspired by tho Bishops,
as they believe In modifying tho rules on itin
eracy. In order to allow tho Methodist clergy
to secure a permanent homo. In order to gtvo
tho ministers tho samo chances. Dr. Webb of
east Ohio offered this resolution:
" tt'lirreas. There aro circumstances which
clearly show thnt tho tlmo limit tn our pas
torate works bcriously against Its fullost use
fulness; and.
" IIArTcas, Tha annual appointment secures
all needful check and safeguard to our itin
eracy. "Unotted, That the Conforence remove tho
time limit from tha pastorates for tho Interest
and good of tho Church."
Both of these resolutions were referred with
out debute, but, from tho evident pleasure
they gave, it Is evident that they will bo hoard
Irom again with a favorable, report.
Other resolutions offered wero of like Im
portance. One of them looked to tne curtail
ment of membership on committee, the pres
ent bodigs proving unwieldy. Anotherepoko
ol the growing dl-centent nmnng the church
people I ecause uf the dilucliniitiou in some
quarters to kneel ut praers. many electing to
keep their Mit-. '1 he re-olutioii a-ksthata
new service be allotted which will make It
obligatory for all member, from tho wealthi
est to thw humblos-t. to kneel In prayer.
The lay delegates, through .lohn Field of
l'hlhu'clyliia. presented a memorial to tho
Bishops and Coa'erenee in regard to equal rep
resentation. '1 he document sets lortli that In
slxty-tlireo conferences equal representation
ha nlteady been udopted. but the older con
i terence? are not so favored. It calls attention
to the fact that tho older conferences are rep
resented in tho ratio of ono lay delegate to
"4UI41 incmbei. while tho new conferences
havo ono delegate to U.Ml! memt r. Tho
Memorial asks that this inequality be reme
died bv giving the iavmen equal voice in the
Conference, r.s tho Methodist (Juirch Is the
only nw not -o doing. It was referred to the
Committee on l"qual Beprescntntlon. j
A smile parsed over tho Assembly when a
resolution to require tha Bishops toprescrt
a cour-o ot law study in colleges to gtvo
preachets a knowledge of judiciary was lu
tioduce.i. i 11. llice caused considerable merriment by
offering a resolution ashing that the Confer
ence nitolve that members shall remain in
their seats until adjournment, receive tho
benediction revnrentfy, and go to their dlnuer
decently. Dr. Foster moved to lay it on tho
table, as it seemed to l.e a joke, but Dr. ilea
hastily tuot-i and defended hi- resolution,
saving Unit us this w.tb a picked booy of men
it should at least observe decent decorum. It
requirctl a division of the vote to separate the
unruly from the decent, and. amid much iaug li
ter, it was announced that the unruly carried
t!u. day. and tho delegates will do as they
A resolution n-king that seven Bishops, five
ministers. at.J live laymen be a pointed to at
tend tho General Conference of the M. F
Ctiur. ii .-outh an.l lay before it the action of
this Oeneiul Conference, which believes tho
intert.-t of the Ch'.reh and the kingdom of
tlod will bo increased by the organization of
thu Church North aad bouth. was referred to a
special eonircitt--o.
Iho colored delegates offered n resolution
that the colored member of tha church ex-pre-
their loyalty to tho Church and repudi
ate the, rumors that thn colored people aro
trying to effect a separation and organize a
Church of their own. Tills brought up a de
bate in the colored ratios, which finally ended
in tho rap-jr being ro.'erred to a committee
The Commute.) on Upiseopacy usked and re
ceived mora time to report on the need of
moru Bishops, 'the report of the Con:-titu-ttonal
Commission wan then taken up. nnd
Bishop Morrill was asked to explain points in
it. Bl-hop Merrill said that ono duty va3 to
a-certain what is the organic law ol tho
Chun h. and what Is tho constitution. Ihoro
has been much confusion, many confounding
thorn as one and tlios.ims thing.
Tho committeoo reached tho conclusion that
thoie aro two separate and distinct things,
one tile organic law of the Church, the other
the constitutional law of the C'onfercn-o. Tho
Commission had dellned tho constitution. It
w.ts for tha Conference to concur or not, Tha
Commission found some dlillcuity In applying
tho organic law to Its prorer sphere. "Wo
found thu fuml.iinentnl law was to bo troated
astlieorganiolawof the Church, and In this
wo designated tho Articles of Faith nnd tho
general laws, and wa went further nnd Incor
porated tha constitution of tho General Con
ference as a portion of the organic law for tho
General Conference.
"lhe Church iu General Convention In 1TR
adopted tho coristituti n. In 18 , without
cniillMu.ro nnd by common consent, this was
modlilodin somo cases. Lntil that time tho
instrument hid never boon debated or chal
lenged, but in that year n discussion was
bnrnngupon the constitutional right of tho
Conference to admit lay delegates by a major
ity tote. The General Conference of la7"i
po.sse-scd and exercised authority and power
thtt tho Conference of lo-JM did not possess or
ntteint.t to o:pr..I-o."
"lhe l!iliop held that the action of tho Con
ference of 187 was litrdly w irranted by judl
i ciil proei dure, and thnt It illd something it
l was not foinmlly authorized to do. and that
something wa the introduction of the plan of
tho laj delegates, wlilch.il It was unlawfully In
tro iucod, Is an unlawful assembly. Tho Com
mission, however, did not tako tho view that
it was an unlawful n-Ramblv.
"V a assume that ltwatho Intention of tho
Conference or 18U.1 to clothe tho Conference of
lKi"! with constitution-making power In or
itur t-i a imlt lay delegates. Wo hnve decided
that the ( onlerenca of 1871i did something
wlilch it waseinrowere.l to do by tho preced
ing! ,nf.inee, but It did not doltlnpioper
''Ir.m," ! Dron uinceno illegality on the act
of 1872. II you desire to do en, that is your
right. If you-trike out thnt which tha Con
ference did in 1871!, then you are again at sea."
Hardly had Bishop Merrill closed whan at
least thirty men arose and simultaneously ex
clnlmed, "Mr, Chairman."
Dr. Brldseman was Bucceful. but all over
the house delegates kept their feot. and
points of order, question of privilege, re
iiue-ts. Ac. were Hied nt the Chair. But
dually tha Doctor succeeded In putting In an
amendment declaring In ptib-tanee tint ail
that has gone through thn three-fourths pro
co.s Is eonstuiitl n, nnd that which lias not
gone through thnt process Is not con-tltutlon.
Dr. Itamiln oifore.l another amendment
striking out the clause provldlug for thu num
ber of lay delegates, which is designated as an
net of statutory effect only. Dr. Uucal hold
that the Conference u 1872 did hot legally
amend tho constitution, and he hoped tho
Conference of IftC would not attempt to ratify
what tho Conference o lfa7, fulled to do.
Dr. Hamilton of Boston arguod thtt It Is
within tho province of tha Confcrenco to sny
wlint tho constitution I and ought to be. Ho
be leved this' Conference should clearly .)t
fotth now what it means.
Dr. (lonelier offered a substltuto moro bc.
ceptuUu to tho laymen, wlilch. In effect, legal
izas their existence nnd makes their oillcoa
constitutional pno. Tho tuna foradjournment
having airbed tho discussion was put over
until to-morrow.
The Kins HtrlUo May Cad To-day.
It Is llk'ty that the strike of the Board ot
Walking Dolegitesngtlnst David II. King will
bo sotlltfU to-uuy. "some of tho dtdegutcs say
that tho strlko was ordered through u isisup.
lleaid Round lhe tVoil.l.
Th' ritil' nt It. t.inprt But. Kiprc.i 1 tm.nl
reiwu tli wur:u, Jur.
isjEciED suiir.imsa xsto ms ami,
Exclaimed "f Dare T.tkea Too Mitch, and
In Ten Mlnutea -nraa Dead.
Henry A. Hoolzle, a lawyer In tho office of
his father. Augustus Hoclzle, In tho Pulltzar
building, wont on a legal errand to tho shop
ot Charles A. t'chork. dealer In druggists'
glassware on tho second floor at 152 William
street at 2 P. M. yesterday. While waiting to
transact his business he took a iDpodcrralo
syringe from his pocket and Injected some
fluid into hi nrm. As ho was known to be ad
dicted to the use 0! narcotics not much atten
tion was paid to his action. Suddenly, how
ever, ho sprang fiotn tho chair In which ha
had I'pen sitting and shouted:
" I've taken too much. Get soma bromide of
''Too much what?" nskod Mr. Pchork.
"Never mind that. Get soma bromide of
potash. Oct a doctor, quid. "
Then h fell to the Iloor and rolled thora In
ngonv. Mr. bchork sent for soino bromblo of
iKita-h and wnntfnra physician himself. An
nmbulanco was also summoned. The physi
cian was not nt his office, and when tho bro
mide nnd tho ambulnnco arrived. Mr. Hoelzln
was dead. In the Interval ho had been seized
with convulsion after convulsion audit took
four men to hold him. Death toik place In
ten minutes ftom his discovery that ho hnd
taken bin much of somo drug. hat the drug
was wltl not h" known until nn autopsy is
tnado to-day. Thn ambulance surgeon from
Chamrer: Mrcct Hospital thought It might bo
morphine or arsenic ...
In Hoelzle's pocket were found rials con
taining presumnuly the various drugs to
whoso use ho was addicted. v hat the drugs
nro can oniy be ascertained by analysis, for
tho labels hove been cnrelully removed. Hoe.
zle had used opiates for ninin time, nnd all
oflorts to reform him had Tailed He wa 2il
years old and lived at -UJ West Thirty-sixth
His Daughter and Brother Never Heard
01 Iter I'ntll After Ills D-ulh.
Tho nsxt of kin of William II. Fllsworth. who
died In December. 18U1. nro disturbed at a
claim mads by a woman who calls herself
Margaret Harriet Ellsworth, and who says she
Is his widow. When Ellsworth died ho loft n
dnughter. Florence, now tho wife of G. B.
Goldtchmldt. a lawyor of oO Broadway, nnd
two brothers. Cyrus and Eugene. Eugene was
named as oxecutor In William's will, which
directed that tho estate should be divided "ac
cording to law."
Florence's mother secured an absolute
divorce in this State nnd the decree forbade
Ellsworth to marry again. H mlsht havo
tnarrlod outside of tho State, however, and the
courts would have had to recognle tho mar
1 lag? a legal. H disappeared Irom the sight
of his brothers an.l daughter and they heard
nothing of him until his (loath. They had
nover heard of his having married again
until Eugene Ellsworth presented the will for
probnte. Then the alleged widow came for
ward nnd dotnanded her dower tight of one
third of tho csbtte. Mie said she had married
Ellsworth tn 158 and knew nothing or his
having n dnughter. Gold-eliniblt Brothers
represent the oxeeutorand the daughter. Ed
mund Gohlechmldt said yesterday:
"I.'oneot us ever heard of this woman bo
fore. There is no mention of iiny wife In the
wili or In any of Ellsworth's papers. Vi e know
very little about Ellsworth. William Ells
worth. Sr., was a wealthy resident of Hyde
Park. X. V. He died In 1871. William H. left
very little property, his interest in hi father's
estate being only for llfo."
O'BBJEX'S sir SMS a fmesds.
Tho Wan-aata tTere Kent In "Ttlea Tntll
I Tliey Had Oct., Inavcclor teera Maya.
Chief Inspector Steers Is not 1 leased with
tho criticisms from Utlca reflecting on the
way the Now Vork police have nctod in tha
case of DIshler and Mjnchin. the friends of the
missing Tom O'Br'on. It has been moro thtn
hinted In Utlca that although warrants for
their nrre-t were In t lie hands of Inspector
bteers they were permitted to leave thn city.
"Those men were not inilicted until Thurs
day morning." said inspector Steor-. "nnd
they read of it In Thursday evening's papers.
I had no warrant or authority to arrest them
then. They were bore nnd I knew It and had
men watching them. They ilt -Vow Vork on
Thursday night, soon after the warrants wore
issued, but before they were forwarded to me.
I did not even receive a telegram that the war
rants had been issued.
On Monday, three days after tha men left.
I got the warrants, and was then, for the first
time. In a position to arrest them."
Inspector Moor- looked n3 though he would
feel bettor if lie snl 1 mure. The warrants aro
stlil nt Headquarters.
Utrm. May 11 Judge Kennedy overruled
tho demurrers in the cases of Buck and Mc
Elwaine this morning, anil tho trial of the for
mer was set down for May ')U. and. in case It Is
adjourned, that of McEiwalne will be called up.
Missing Now from Iter IVoiae !neo the
Afternoon of April 24.
W. C. Wolf of ICO Van Winkle street Jersey
City Heights, a-ked the police last night to
help him find his wife. Her name Is Minnie
Wolf. She is a more than ordinarily hand
some woman. 25 years old. 5 feotU Inches tali,
of light comploxlon nnd dark hair. Mrs. Wolf
lelthome on the alternoon of April 24. bho
said she was going to New Vork to do
some shopping. Her falluro to rtturn that
nlghtor the next da". liit not alarm her hus
band because no though she might have gone
to visit some relatives in New lork. After
several days had p.t-ed and Mr. Wolf had
communicated with all her relatives without
finding any trace ol her. ho feared that some
thing serious had li.iprened. but ho did not
notify the pollc beetu-o ho did not want to
ranko tho fact of her dlaproarnncu public. It
wasonlylastnighttli.it ho decided to notily
tho police. , , ,
Mrs. Wolf has a I Irthm.trk on her right
cheek. When she left h win sho w.iro n light
gray dress, trimmed wi'h gray volvet. nnd a
dark-brown lint. 1 ho coiiplo liiivu no children.
sauza utriya's illxeds.
It Is Reported to llnve Ilecome Dnnceron
vln. Adam to he rjeutcueed Te-ila.
Assistant District Attorney Mclntyro said
yosterday that he had received authoritative
Information ns to tho cond.tlon of John Lang
don Ervlug. who was taken ill In court on
Monday, while he was testifying In tho trial of
MarlaAndrea. and taken to Ills parents' homo
ntltye. Mr. Mclntyte said that young I'.rvlng
was dangerously ill. and that It was feared he
might not recover. ,..,...
Ilnttlo Adams.who was convicted In tho Gen
eral hesslons of keeping a disorderly house at
.'U East Twenty-seventh street, will bo called
to the bar this morning for sentence. Lawyer
Hummel said yesterd.vr that ho will notiyipe.il
from the convict!, n. but will urgn upon Judge
Fitzgerald' attention. In mitigation of eon
tence. thnt " the circus would not havo taken
place had not Dr. parkhurit and Ills compan
ions Induced Mrs. Adams to give, tha perform
anee. The extrem penalty is iniptb-oiimunt
In tho penitentiary for n year and a Una of
SI.uoO. Mario Andrea will bo uentencud on
PAirxEn his coat i on a pisiot.,
And Foiled Three Time to Pnt a nutlet
Into rilete lirodle' Hurtender.
William C Houssvl staggered Into Fteva
Hrodle's saloon at :k" Bowery on Tuesday
afternoon nnd Invited Brodlo to havo n drink.
Ten other men stepped up to thu bar and had
drinks at Huusscl'ii expense. Houssol kept
on treating until hi had no more money. Not
being ablo to ray for the last round of drinks,
Jlartondor Willi, m Coik took a rovolver Trom
Hoiiesel ns security for thn payment of
thu drinks. Houssol, left tho store,
pawned hi- nv-ereoat. and puri.hase.1 anothor
Jevolvur. llotlien returned toiliodlus, and,
Invelllngtlie revolver nt Cook a head, pulled
tho trigger three times. Thu cartridges failed
lo explode, and Cook .sprang from I ehind the
bar and seized lloiissel by the throat lions
sel broke away and ran. Into the arms of Police
roan Hock. At Essex Market yesterday Jus
tice Ktlhruth committed Houssol for triul with
out ball.
A Mage Coach kfohbed.
ErDDtNa, Cat.. May 11. The Bedding and
Weavervlllo stage was robbed last evening by
two masked men about two miles from here.
Tho Welts Fargo box was taken, but the mails
wore unmolested. A good description ol the
robbers has been obtained, and u !ose nre in
pursuit with good projpecta ol capturing or
Killing tti u outlaws. I
narrowed the ITIond from Ills Pttl-tlta and
Charged StOO a Cure Itlo B.xerlence
tVllb Mrs. Hrrel liar S-nit tllm to Join
Ilia ttrolher. Who la on the Island,
Vlnccnro I.lbcrllno of I'll Mott street a
brother of Pasqualo I.lbortlno. tho quack doc
tor who was airestcd recently for practising
medicine without a licensn. nnd Is now on
Blackwcll's Island. Is also In the toils, having
been arrested yesterday on a chargo of obtain
ing money under falso pretences. Tho com
plainant Is Katlo Sergl ol 121 Baxter street
Mr. Sergl is tho wila ot Carlo Hergl. a fruit
dealer. They havo been married but a few
months, nnd their domestic, relations have
been anything bat ploasant They quarrelled
and fought until, one mornlnr. Carlo packed
up his belongings anil left tha house. He
didn't return that night nor the next nor tho
next, and then the young wife began to grlevo
for him. In somo wnv tho woman's trouble
reached tho ears of I.lbortlno, and ho called on
her at her home and said ho would bring her
husband buck for $100. She told him she
hadn't that much money, whereupon, the wo
man says, he threatened that If sho didn't
raise tho amount immediately ho would call
on the devil to bun down her house and
spread disease in her family. Hio was fright
ened, and promised to get the money. She
says sho sold everything she had and borrowed
atl sho could, and tho next day when he called
handed him 4100 In bills.
"Now." he said. "I will And your husband
foryou, will compel him to leave her and re
turn to his family."
"Her?" exclaimed tho woman, "whatdorou
mean by that .'"
Llbertlno replied that the devil hnd just In
formed him tliat her husband had left her for
another woman, with whom he was living.
Mrs, Sergl went into hysteric, but the doctor
soothed hor by promising to kill tho other
woman. Ho then gav o Mrs. Sergl a receipt for
$100. which he said had beon signed by tho
dovlL Before leaving ho said: "In seven days
the other woman shall die. and I will take you
to see her body."
Four evenings fetter this Llbertlno called at
the house, and. knocking on Mrs. Sorgl's door,
tndo her follow hltn. "I have killed hor." ho
said. "If you would bee her faco. come
Mrs. sergl savs that Libortino led her to the
top floor of a tenement house In Baxter street
where he opened tho door of a room, in the
inlddloof which, on two props, wosacotlln
stmped box covered with a long white sheet
liaising the edge of the sheet, he disclosed tho
fuco u! a dead woman. Mrs. tio.-gl gave n
shriek nnd ran home us quickly as she could.
i.U'ertino tonoweu shortly atterwara. ana tola
her that her husband would return to her be
fore tho week was out.
Tho very next day Carlo Sergl came home
and beggod his wife to forgive him. hho was
so doiighted to s him that sho told him noth
ing iit.out Llliertlnonnd the means the had
employed to get him back. The next day sho
matio -ome remark about the woman she sup
poseillio iind been living with. Carlo denied
that he iiad been with any woman, and said
that he had gone to Philadelphia to buy fruit.
He brought a friend who corroborated the
husband's story.
That nisht Llbertlno called on Mrs. Sergl In
great excitement. He demanded a private In
terview, and when it was granted he pulled a
piece of piper covered with strange llguros
from his pocket and told her that it was a
miesage from tho devil who demanded J-tUD
for his work In ridding the earth ot her rival.
Llbertlno said that tho devil would kill Sergl
unlesu tho i-tuu was forthcoming. Mrs. Sergl
woirted over tier inability to raise the money,
utni finally becnm sick. Her husband asked
what was the trouble, nnd she told him the
whole story, rfergl started outtolook tor Llher
tlnn. lie didn't rind him. and the next day in
formed the police, LIbertino's arrest followed
and vtbtcrday he was arraigned in tho Tombs
When Mrs. Sergl's story had been told Cam
IIloMzzi, a I arberof 'Jl Baxter street testi
fied thtt ho had seen the woman pay SlOOto
I.ibortino. II htd also seen the defendant
givo Mrs. Sergi a receipt which ho said had
come from the devil who promised to protect
her through life.
The receipt was offered In evidence and ad
mitted. It consisted of a piece of foolscaD
paper, on which worn meaningless marks in
lead pencil. Other witnesses corroborated the
testimony of Vizzl.
There were n dozen witnesses In court, all of
whom had wonderful stories to tell of LIber
tino's unearthly practices. Justice JIcMahon.
at tho request of counsel, postponed the exam
ination until to-day and held the prisoner in
S'.'.oOO ball.
Tho Llbertlno brothers are well known In
the Italian colony. Pnsqualn w.ts sent to
prison on a technical charge of violating tha
medical law. His method of troatment had
been to cut gashes in the arms of a patient
suffering frora pneumonia and to rub the
blood over the mnn'sche-t. 'Ibis not proving
successful, he cut the man's toes with a razor,
dii ped a sharp stick in the blood which flowed
and wretn a letter with it addressed to his
hstanlc Majesty the Devil, care of the King of
Hell. Since his brother's conviction Vincenzo
has carried on the business admirably. Ono
witness says that when sho sont for him to
give hor something for a cold ha made her
drink a pint bottle of cold Mood. Another de
clares that Vincenzo cut almond-shtped pieces
of skin from her shoulder and wrote signs on
them in blood. He then put the skin ii a bot
tle and said he was golngtosend IttothedeviL
scott's ixjur.r pnori:s fatal.
JuTra. Hcatt May .lanltnr Abraham. Hit
Illm on tha Ileml With a dab.
John Scott, a laborer living with his wife and
live children at .'120 East Seventieth street
w.ts talking with n Iriond in Iront ot his house
on April 27. when ho was ordorod away by the
janitor, Moses Abrahams. He refused to
move, and Abrahams, it is alleged, hit him on
the head with a club. For this Abrahams was
arrested and put under $300 bonds to keep
the peace,
Scott apparently recovered Irom the affects
of tho blow in n few days, and on May 2 he was
able to help two men to sell a bed to a second
hand furniture dealer. They got i. out
of which i-eott got a drink. The bed
proved to havo been stolen, and 8cott's
evpianatlon as to his share In thn
sale not Ijoinir believed, lie was arrested two
days later and locked tin In the Tombs. Ifo
loci me III on Monday and was taken to Belle
vuii Hospital, whero his malady was diagnosed
as alcoholism. Ho died yesterday.
As Scott's wife, who is the authority for the
story of an assault, thought death must have
been due to the blow ho received from Abra
hams. Deputy l oroner Weston nindo an
autopsy yesterday, lie found the cus nf
death to have been ccrobrnt meningitis, due to
nn Injury of some sort, Abrahams was rear
rested. Despite tho diagnosis of alcoholism,
Scott Is said not to have boon a drinking man.
Ills Bogey Struck by u Dally Trala aad
Hraaahed Inla Hpllntera.
Street Cleaning Commissioner Brennan had
a narrow escape Irom death yosterday morn
ing. He was on his way to the gar
bogo dumn at tho foot of West Thlrty-flfth
street In his buggy. Thomas Ollmartln. his
coachman, was with him. Theydrove on tho
railroad crossing at Eleventh avenue and
Thirty-fifth street and tho horse stopped. Be.
fore Ollmartln could urge him qn o. passing
train struck the vehicle, smashing It to splint
ers and throwing Mr. Brennan and Ollmartln
out. Botli of them fell clear of tha tracks.
The horso. however, was cut and mangled so
badly that it was shot
Mr. Brenntti was picked up bleodlne from
ecvaial cut-on the head and face and wts
taken to Ids home at .Till West Fifty-sixth
street. It was said nt his house that while he
was badly cut and bruised about the head uud
legs, he was not dangerously hurt
ComaaelOBcr Gllroy and lhe Pavers' rJtrtke.
The strike of the pavers Is llkoly to co.ne to
a conclusion ono way or the other soon. Com
missioner of Publlo Works Gllroy recoivod
yepterday a petition signed by morn than 100
residents on Third nvontio begging him to get
thaeoiitrni'tort. to Hnlsh up llielr work, A
ri.min.tti. inf tho Union villi wait upon Mr.
Uilpjy to-day by appointment. Hovu.nl now
roving jobs wero to havo been begun yester
day, but the men refused to go to work.
Seen ir.lo.io ci.T.Usa ,r itr, K.n Vork Ca
bal btll n-UU,-Ua,
Fourteen nfthe IJItshtren llnnr ('apt. Me
Luughlln Vlaltrd Were llmptr.
Cart. Mel.nushlln reported to Superintend
ent Byrnes yesteiday afternoon that since ho
had tnketi charge ot the'fen icrloln precinct ho
had learned ol eighteen buildings in tho pre
cinct which were rumotod to bo occupied ns
gambling houses.
Superintendent Byrnes gave tho Captain
written Instructions to rnld each of the
eighteen prer.tlsos spccitle 1, and tho Captain
started with forty policemen in plnln clothes
nt 10 o'clock last nisht to clean out the several
He discovered that fourteon of tho housoi
hd teen emptied of all furniture and
hnd npparently beon deserted for many
days. Three other daces wero fur
nished with gambling material, and were
In the custody of colored men. Tho
tlrst of these vvns George Clark's resort nt H-t
West Thirtieth strvd. where tho police seized
a roulettn table and a laro l.n-out and t
bag, of eh'p. At J. Lilltenthnl'-, at 522
Sixth nveuue. they got l.CHO chips, two
chip rack, two sweat cups, a roulrtto
wheal, and a rafilo table. At Charley
Getty's Place, lnl Vut Twenty-fourth
street, they got tlilrtv chnirs. a roulotto
wheel, n poker table, and bags of chips. Thn
fourth place wns Joseph Hartly'. at HI West
I orty-nrst street, whoro four tables and a lot
of chip and playing cards were secured.
There were no players at any of theso estab
lishments, and C.ipt. .McLaughlin did not tako
tho colored attendants into custody.
He Hnd Been Acting S-upcrlntendent of Po
lice In Philadelphia. Last Year.
Pitt M marine. May ll.-Folico Captain
Joseph M. Schooioy of the Philadelphia police
force committed sulcldn about 10:110 o'clock
this morning in the City Hall, by shooting him
self through tho right temple. Ho died almost
instantly. Under the plea that ho wa going
to write a letter, ha entered his oftlco. locked
the door, and toik off his Captain's cap and
coat Standing iu front of a mirror ha fired
tho shot His absonco was not noted until
about nn hour later, and messengers wero
sent to find him. At noon Capt. Brown cntored
the room and found Schooley dead.
Sehonley was O-years old, and was born In
this city. Ho was appointed Lleutonant of
Pollco in. 1872 nnd Captain of Police in 1M7!.
resigning in IK-,". Hu was ugaln appointed a
Captain In 1HS7. and held that olllce until his
dotth. In November. lX'.U, hn vvas appointed
acting Superintendent of Police of Philadel
phia, and served a such until Jan. 1,
ltli2. when Superintendent Linden took
charge. The c.iu-u of Sohooley's suicide vvas
temporary insanity, duo to ill health, violent
headaches, heart trouble, and an attack of the
grip. Ho did not desire tho ofllco of Superin
tendent of Police. He mado his reputation by
the part ho took in suppressing the Philadel
phia labor riots a few years ago. Ha was out
sroken, bluff, and fearless.
Another Aa.nnle In a Red llnnk Street Fob
Ion lug I.lzzle FurrelPa Murder.
Bed Ban:. May 11. Maria Moranand Kate
Sherlock, young women ot Matawan. have
since Monday night been employed as domes
tics nt Martin M. Doohan's. on Broad street
Last night both went out for a walk with Mary
Cralt, who works at Mrs. Wolcott's boarding
house noar by. Thoy accompanied Mary home
niter tha walk, and then started tor Mr.
Doohan's. They had to pass the old Grace
Church building.
When they gor in iront ot ths edifice a tall
negro jumped out from behind a corner of the
building and took rain of tho girls by the nrm.
She succeeded in extricating hersolf. nnd then
the two ran back to the boarding hout-o. fol
lowed by tho negro. Tho girls' screams
brought a rurson to thu door of the house, and
tho negro fled. Miss Moran fainted and both
girls to-day were suffering from shock. The
negro was in his shirt .sleeves, nnd hu wore a
small can. There Is no special reason to sup-ro-e
he I thu samo man who niurderod liz
zie l'arreli.
rie Bald Hefore Oolnic Away that tlm ITad
Determined to Commit tsnlclde.
PouanEEKrsiE. May 11. Last Monday morn
ing Francis Sholdon, 24 years old. a student at
Eastman's Business College, loft Ills boarding
houso in this city and has not beon seen sines.
The day beforo ho dlstprearcd ho told a friend
that ho was In love with a MI-s Nelson of
roughkeepsie, whoso father would not permit
his visits, and that ho had mado up his mind
to commit suicide. Little heed w.ts paid to his
remarks, but his prolonged absence has caused
alarm. Hu was deaf, and had been a student
at n mute school. Ho was considered wealthy,
and was a relative, on his mother's -Ide. of the
Lorillnrds. lie came to PoughUocisio from
Ithlnebeck. IPs mother died six years ngj.
and his father mssterlouslv dlsapf eared at
that time nnd has not been heard of since.
Sheldon's friends havo Instituted search.
Pnolied nim Acnln't u Jmmrm Street Wall
and Grabbed lor Ilia Wutcb,
nenry Knudson. a eailorman. of 44 Oak
street, was held up in apt-roved dime-novel
fashion by threo half-grown men in front or
bs James street at ll o clock last night Ho
had beon drinking, and the robber had no
troble In planting him against tho wall.
Ono of the highwaymen dived into a pocket
of tho sailor's peajacket and got all his small
change, while another broko his wutcli chain
trying to got tho watch. Knudson hnd been
yelling iu.-tlly all this time, and Policeman
Mcf.'rory camu to his rescue before tho boys
had secured any more plunder.
McCrory caught ono in a saloon, theothor
two escaped, 'lhe prisoner said he was John
Donovan of 111 Market street, but proved to
I o lllehnrd Barret: of HI Cherry street. He Is
1st year old. Ho Mused to glvo tho names ol
his fellow hlghvv a) mon.
Josephine Knupp'. Tight Gone and a
.Numlier ol Ungi for Dlghy JJr I ,
Somebody has been pilfering things from
tho dressing rooms of Palmer'.s Theatre.
Josephine Knapp was robbed on Saturday of n
pair of silk lights, and Mrs. Dlguy Bell has
lost four 6llk undershirts. Tho chorus girls
hnv ii been robbed of pin money, and one of tho
mule chorus siugcrs mourns a silver watch
and chtin.
on Monday Dlgby Bell received a regl.tornd
lelter from Harry Smith, the author of "Jupi
ter. ' containing some new gags for thn opera.
It was gone when he got bnck to the dressing
room niter thu opera. Comedian Hell thought
this was going too i.tr. and ho called In Do
tcciivn i.ogers o Inspector btecrs's stall, and
usked hltn to run down tho thlof.
Charged nrllh Drlnc One of the Boye.
GnEENsiicno. Pa., May ll.-At tliis morning's
session ot the Lutheran Conforenco the Itov.
J. A. Board charged the P.ev. U. A. Morgan
of Connellsvllla with drunkonness nnd other
acts unbecoming a minister. Mr. Botrd asked
that the. t onreronco tako action in the matter.
A committee of invoctlgntlou was appointed.
Mr. 1 Inrgan is ol middle r.ge. an eloquent
preacher, nnd alwaybwas friundly with "the
bo a ' In the placos wherever he wits sta
tioned, nis friends deny thu charges.
Paige Ilelns III I'rlaon I.lt.
Coi.usiuus, 0 . Mayll.-Balph K. Palga, lato
cashier of the Palnesv iilo National Bank, was
takon to the Ptato prl-on here to-night to
servo ten ) ear- for forging a t'J.bOO noto on
the Importers' ard Tr i lers' Nutiun.tl 1 ntik of
Now York city. Hu v...i bo knuwn as "2'l.ao.I,"
and will Pegin prison life to-day as pooLkeoper
Iu thu prison Hale hop,
An Ci.k I'rcaldrnl Convicted of fraud.
Fitrttstille, N. C. May 11. E. 1". Moore.
ox-President of tho broken People's National
Bank, was convicted to-day In tna Superior
Court of falso pretences In the collection of a
noto for iUA). represent ng himself to be tha
owner. Judge le kln sentenced hltn to live
yuarV Imprisonment In the penitentiary.
Mayor Oraat la Mexico.
Citt or .Mexico. May 11. Mayor Ilugh J.
Orant of New York ba arrlvea hero on his
travels through tha South.
ir took nro m.v irirtt clubb ",t!i
7irr.V7r .vixens 10 kill mm. 1 111
' t'm
A ttull Terrier TiVlih a Itepnlatton loreUead t '
Nature lilt a Three. yenr-old rioy aad tha ' ' m
JVelzlibor Wanted Illm Hhol-Tha T $ )k
llccmna Unci but Two Cartrldgea-Hla X i J
Club nnd a Lend Pine Did tha Kaat, . J
In the dingy collar of a tenement liousaot j' si
4,'U East HSth street Policeman James Walsh ,'Jf i ; 1
and Thomas Martin, tho owner ot tho house. V I 1
had a struggle with a vicious bull torrler yea- J u
tord.ty nttornoon which thay will remombar ,f ; (
for somo time. -j ; V
The dog vvas a muscular brute weighing A : .i(J
ome Titty pounds, with a groat reputation lot TJ '
gooJtutnper. Throe families rent tho upper & ij
floor nnd the chlldron petted and played with ' i J?
the dog at every opportunity. Vasterdar th j
terrier surprised every ono by sulking for tha ! S
better part of tho dtr and refusing to eat ;l jfi
About 4 o'clock Joseph Austlnschock. th 'Jj jv
three-year-old son of the tenant of th third I ,j
floor, went to tho yard, and, as usual, spoke to !i !!
the dog. Tho animal sprang at him with - r S -f-j
growl and burled its teeth In his arm, Th j T j
boy screamed with pain, and tho dog, loosen- ..'B!'I
ing his grip, snapped at tho boy's hand, laoer ",',)f"j iji
atlng it badly. Tenants ot the house hurried 'aWij
to the child's assistance, and the dote slunk .itJ if,
away at their approach. .'jRfw
Austlnschock's paronts wora badly fright- tjf It
encd and Inslstod that the dog should b ''yfl-ir
killed. His owner consented and tho dog was vSflif
caught and tied up In the cellar with a bit ot iJ 'ii i
clothesline, because tho tenants feared to go 2 ,S1
into tho yard whilo the dog was thero. iff ;
Martin found Policeman Walsh, who was ',i At
armed with a 32-callbra revolver, but Kir
had only two cartridges. Martin piloted "4 !ilfi
him Into the collar and pointed out 'i .'i,
tho dog. Thoy neglected to take a J i f
light with thorn and had to depend on tho un- .-! .. it
certain light which cumo In irom the street j1, 'SHI
through th small, square windows along ths ' irt ill
ton of th collar walls. Policeman Walsh vs 'jitl
aimed just back of tho dog's right shoulder IK 'I
and tired, arho bullet struck the shoulder- ."3f? it
blade and glanced off. inflicting only afleah. H h
wound. "illTl
Maddened with the pain of the wound, tha ; iR
dog leaped at th officer. Tha rope broke. ..; )aj
nnd the dog sprang directly nt tha policeman's Mil t
throat Walsh jumped behind a barrel lust In ;i ;ffi j
time to esoath dor's attack and Bred again. 'fjM
In his txoitement he missed his aim. The dog -"H" ;
caught fclght of his master and charged on jRrf .1
him. llartln jumped aside In time to avoid jM,
the attack, aid the policeman drew his billy -j St
and managed to gat a blow In on tha dog's .i i
head. It seemed to have no ether affect than '& iH i
to madden th animal still morn, but Martin tRi"'
had a chance to arm himself with a plea of $',
lend pipe. m i
For fully twenty minutes the men fought ill s
with the infuriated beast In the dim light ot i't"
the cellar. During the truggle they struck ? ill i
him a dorn times or more, but did not seem tit I
to even weaken him. By this time Martin was ;H i
becoming exhausted, but neither man dared P H
risk turning his bnck on the dog to 't ('!
run up the steep cellar stairs. Tho doe v-j
charred again on Martin, nnd seized f. it' I
him by the hand. He hung on with all a bull Vfi
terrier's persistence. This gave Walsh a t '. I
chance to get In three or four effective blows 'it .
on tho dog' head. The animal loosened his -i (S I
hold on Martin's hand and fell back. Both -, IB I
men attacked him. and hn finally succumbed "'I'S '
under repeated blows of the policeman' blllr . h if
nnd the lead plpo. !Sf
Martin hurried off to a drugstore and had -,'s
nis wounds cauterized. His hand Is badly bit- oVtl
ten. Martin tlilcke that the dog wao mad. $ll5l
The dog was a line specimen of his race. Js&'Jj !
Mr. Martin belinved thnt ho would develop W'i Iij
rnre qualities as a tighter, but not In thn line &vkW'
In which he distingiitshedhimsnlf yesterday. ttvm II
Littlo Joseph Austenscnoek's Injuries -a 'raKs1
more serious than Martin's. Th wounds v"4Fi E'i
were e.tutorized and the boy was doing well 'lil ,
last night ig,
JLeaox f.yeentn Filled Wllk Pretty A rtlelaa . tjlf i'.
t hlch Preltr Olrla Ate helllas. ' jlj f,
Lenox Lyceum Is a beautiful and attractive "iy( sJ
placo these days. Since Monday night tha (,&
Cathedral Club of St. Patrick's Cathodra! has
been holding a fair there. Stately matrons Vi jj
nnd pretty maidens are In charge of nine as m
beautiful) arranged boothB as ever graced a S'YA
ftir. All sorts of articles aro in the place. '? Js '
among thnrn bronzes. Oriental cushions nnd 'jfjj
rugs, clocks, vases. itlnner sots, and odd pieces , -s
of silver and gold. The directors of thn booths f! -'
arn Mrs. Kugenn Kelly. Mrs. C. O'flollly. Mrs. !i
J. Trainor. Miss Sarah Flood. Miss T. Murray. 4 i
Miss A. Loary. Miss Avallta Rush, tho Misses . iu ,'i
Bouvlnr. Mrs. John Orace. Mrs. P. O. Thebaud. ("(J; i!
Miss K. Crimmins Mrs. Aueustln Daly. Mrs. -"M- i
L. Droxel. Mrs. C. Magulre. .Mrs. Herman Ool- fi; ;
rlchs, and Miss Flaherty. The fair Is to con- ' i' ' f
tlnuo until baturday. May 21. ' f, J
tM 3
' 't
Mr. Front lrt Thla siun. la Mr. Htarkey, IkA J
tviio Cannot Now lie Found. ' Si
FiTcnnuna. Mass., May 11. Miss Hattle S. .'J j
Frost of New York has applied to tho Fitch- fw j
burgChlef of Pollco for the address of Ed- fi Si j
ward F. Starkey. to whom her father's will ' u; '
leaves iO.(Xxi and the reversion of $4.(X)0 more . h ''
as an expression of gratltudo for stoppinc a g' '.
span of runaway horses Inst fall, saving the -' G" !
lives ot Mr. Frost's wlfa and baby. .fi i
In tho tall a verdict ot more than $1,000 was .In t
tound in a lawsuit against Starkey. nnd bolng , til I
unable to pay h disappeared tromthls city. - (1 I
A clue to his whereabouts, however, has bean ffi j
lound and mint to Miss Frost. tfy ,
Died from a Illavr on the ITead. 'jjjs
Atonio Vlnccnto. who lived at .101 Fjist iiJj "
Iflith street, died In tho Presbytorian Hos- '.,f )
pital last evening of concussion of the j iMj
brain. On Ar-ril " he w.ts hit on the hoarl 'M j
while In a saloon at li4th trcft an1 ocond "sr '.
avenue with a beer ritss by somebody who Rtl '
teems to be unknown to th police. W
The Wcatlicr. IV I
rcji ''
Th. norm crntre r.milnt 1 ovr the UVe region, yea- i
t.ril-iy, apparently t.tltf ciur.a tow.ril the St. Lair. 't3- "
renc. Vlly. TU. norm Ii of aht nry, but I at (m
t.n.lelhy . "Mnprr.d r-.mr.'l, covering th. conntry ;?! j
from MlnnM'.tascrftM tb si.trs torJtrlnr t. ltliM m I
totli.Newlnr'.Anlcoa.t, ihen" .oathor.rth. mU'l 'i't I
Atlantic tuin to Somti Crohn-. Clrlnr w.ather Vi
tt In orer ib. Utt.r fil.irict In th -.flernoon. Th. I'
torm Ii nkely to mote Into cn.a lb luuruln al wl'
l.nef.lr w.at&.r In tr.. S.air. cait of tr. M f.liitpsi Jiflvl
An .r.s of blra preiJr. wltu cl.r rool.r -.e.tb.r, K
coTi-r-1 tbe Stat. i e.n cf lb. Rcclf Mountalbt to Ib ?)
OMj Val.ry loutb or Iho Uksi. 'Wl
Tlie .nrei from tti. nortb P.clOc co.tt ba. m.T.d rht
..it to Vontan,ilth th.n falllRf tn fh Nortbwett. .fI
A tl.icH foe.preadoT.rtb Atlsnlicccait dnrlorthe Ma
ino.-nlnir-.bll. tb. w1d.J w..oatli..it but du.pr,.arr4 ' lati
in tbe .tt.rnoon wlii t. rhanf . of -rial to oaibv.L laTO
aln f.:i In tbli city until noon. Tl. afi.rncon re- laVJi
m.ined cloudy and ratber .ulrryi banildliy ar.r.f.4 )P1
t.i.crceatt; win! Ubt, .oatb...t to.oatbweit, Ligh iflH
cit nrSclal t.m.ratur., 0S; loire.t, 1. HP
To day promlio to be fair and lUrbtly cooler, to-moi- JbT
tew fair and .U-blly warmer. "Bi
Tb. tb.rmom(.r at Perry, pbarmaey, InTaaS-n H
bihdicr. record. 4 tb. t.mp.ratiir. y.tt.rday a. rot n
I'll. ;u. . IM1.
3 A. M es 6T 8 SOP. M .Hl IHi W?)
K.V.M . 14 t IIP J .77" 7 ,
A. M "' M' nr V. ! -" JwL
1-..-4 ; i)2 13 uidiiifbt. eo su bB
AT.raie . . OM 'flsW,
Av.r.on M.r 11.1SUI -UM nM
wism.Qtoa rotuc.iT roi rrrtraioir. 'VaiB'
yor New ho; and .nd 4r .vv I'ort, Mswa, of- 'aVj
IWel TAsf.iiy to ftir is urr ,Vn lork. ro-aod and 7KI
itm funics, c Jfai.i-AMl asi Coiaerhod, txa4aftte leaBT
viik!., juTaH
yorrai'rrn r.cuiylriata, H(w J.ri.y, fair, nerta-
we.Hrly wind.. I 'wi'BbvI
For wcii.rn Tort, w.it.rs fenniylTUtn, fair rrtwaE
Tburidar. clrartni en tb. lain; allfblly cooler la .''BaH
wf.t.rn .N.w Vork, we.t.rn r.nn.ylTanla; wlad be- jMnVaV
comlnr uortbw.it, 'Bk
rorSl nn.iota, (air followed by iowr WMt;vari- i'Vfl
M. win la. yAHl
yor .Sortb Di.:a and South Pitota. lljbt ibowera, J-l
tostt.an.rly wind., VeaVJ
AThere YUrdaya Fire iTera. mW
k, M.-9it5. ei-37 rtrit av.no., J, Itctaltr, dam if. 19
1500. W3
F. M.-IilO. 74 Alien atre.t, Cii.r'.e. ScbMa, daraaee 'H
trlfllni! 1'40. t.1 Weo.t.r tlr.n. ll.rinan Olman, no aflal
Uam.fe; 7'.tv. 2,tS0Tblril avtnu.. Rob.rt Dora, dam-
S260; 8.W, 2J g'cvtid itre.t, lUft k Vac, Oatar
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