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I ill I 2 ' ' ' THE SUN, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER! 1 2l ftfe . ,
fr H'Sw 31 mm goods men ante saw that no free lance h Mil It . Inrtler worked In their reserved districts. i NJsr c l..an's headq'iarders is-ere In tho Flrl ward, ff SSS fil ratmlee'a at Dlvver 'a .saloon In Turk row, and B UMl Jfi Mc Nail) 'a In Harlem. , . , iliSiJii Mr. doff then made a switch. Officer C liarl I 1 mB Is t,m had tome In'.o th tvnurt room, and lie wax fxiflfi 1 made tn stand up whlln Ihe witness was again HrMs fa nskrd If lie waa positive, in III Identification. ?iiJ? Ml Applegate said, as If he were annoyed: "Why, of 1 ffilfiP M courses there is no doubt about It. I ran jiroe 2 fill I itthy another man. who will come here for me If k Bi'Il'MS J' necessary, who saw mo doing business IMi I ill I Charlton." V isSlffH HA!l.r.y'. At.t.renn sin or Ji'vAl.l.r f SiotK h The witness told this In explanation of the I Si'PsVr' $ manner In which, according tu him. Detective 6 SiifesIS J, Sergeant Hanley ttm nwtul to McNally. If a i ft R8 IS writer Attempted to do Ituslness cm his own ac ; t r ftls enunt lIcNally would notify Hanley, and the ' H 8 1' latlerwntild iltherrhaaei the wrlteronf of town ! 3 fl f or "pinch" him. In the ase of the "pinch," i,u ; n fl the wrltsr would bedctslrtsd in Jail a frivday, , ll S " long enojgh to frighten him. and then brills- ' S iV ; charged, with no case brought against hint. ' In when Superintendent Byrnes chased the orccti I .a If i goods nun Into Jersey. If n writer attempted to J ! il ao business In this :llv al that time hi pres i it if if encc here would bo known to MrNiilly, who s ' IS U would Inlorm Hanley, who would thru pro nil !( 1 aa tiefore. When the gam-was operating In ; 5 la in this city finder protection, mid one of MeNnll) I it Ji writer would leave him, Hanlcv ivoultl chase ' '2 X pi thestra) writer bat k Into Mr. Nally's dlstrlit t fim so that tltn latter could levy assessment on him S rfra for the benefit of ollieproteotlon ' i ,'fliS When toe witness had told this atorv M". (InfT it 3sM InterrupUvl the examination to mnVf tntr. e 1 Jc I 'ri merit and read n letter, He raid the Kimnill- I tv .IK '' couiifel had experienced aoine trouble In . '.S 1C Sit! settlns auiiixrna aened on lullre ofllrelf. li'm '$,W Ther had fiillnnetl the unal i-onrt inetholof I li'M "fin leaving the mibixrna In the prerlurt atotlon to 5"! 'Stra which the man wanted beloiii;ed,buttlil had not jv 9j tllP' alwav resulted In aert ice. He liAdromplalmd L i 'SEil ef thl furt tilHuperlntendetit lljrnea. and had I lJ Sti Ipreplyat Ihflt moment rceivrd a letter from 5 '. MIS the Hiierint,indent, in uhirh the latter eald I I " K,5ii thathe had uttl a genernl order to alt Cap I'S S&tl' taina directing that the tormiiittee'aMiliixi'tiH ' ?, I' S-'u when left at sMtlon hotira nlionld lie promptly is iaF' aervod. ' f S SfJ Then Mr. (Jolt ieumedthe effort to connect Jjji la 1' thegreenuouda lulBemltli the Central Office Jif jjl i, through llanlet. The wltneK In anawcr to a J.i ,V , question aaldthm llanlpx Mi Nally'a right id lf t' hand man In all polh't liuaine. if auvufMu- i'S III il Nally'a writers or other memlerof hla gang I'i' JS ''if got Into trouble llanU m nt om e uotltleil and ) 8J'!' t aantfor. I rti Ami Q. Waa IIanlevaliaa able to fix up thoic ( rf: ,SH( troablea? A. -Alurata. il tllii Q. Did ou iitideMtatid that he represented .il' ill I tho Central Ufllir ' V. Ye. m Bijitl' "ad Hanley u.vthlngtri do lth the dls- fi 'jwiy' poalUon of " cnn'.o laiiksV" iilf! TI,r MAN.NEIt ' liCAl.t.SU WITH LUMC DACka. I lifl'l A. Ve. When i" come lnek"wmt to the! ! lIS?" Central OITIce to iakr a " lioller" llnley al , t I rail! wata got Mm.' ,Hi- Icimght him up town to i I Id fCS Identify the men v!i had awimlleil him, but, j gHuEl' 'of cour.'e. tieei' ild. bccuiirw e had bi-eu ' i HBllrtir tipped off. Then tht ouio back"niM inLrn I Uk Km IBiH doim tornnaudthrea aned with arrest iiih (oiiu i- vm,Vi larfelter anil clioeed otof tiwn. 'I lien 1 In nicy i m IKS' waapald onchaf of a hat the gn liud been (1 W il' I'll beatoutof. F m ifi Mr. (niiT wn tint anttifled with Dili i:enel V Ea lS"i ' statement and drew fr mi UieMimeaa ilewrli- I jiflijiiU! tlonofa.npet.llloluittai.ee. U'Jnif.ilil that In S il'lsijst one rut he met Hanleralth a loinelNick nmt j M'tplft waa told totlp Dae llialtr, notvon tlie Inland, R iM (fclB I whohad been the steejrir ill I tin raw, to get out I Vlli I of the way. Through aitneconiualon in the tip f ! Plnder tan Into Hanley .Uld tile come back, l-'nr fit; some reason Hanley dil not arrest I'lmler but 1)111 took tho come back to tJia Harlem saloon uhcio ' h,' he had been planted aiul aftenvnrd tollawklnt's I '(Ii. aaloon. "Of cinirs'i he law nono of the gang I JjIS" there," said tho witness, "because we wete In Jill1 another saloon, looking out and laughing at I nil! , them. Vosburg. who waritbeold mail, gao me '181 for my part lu that MiffJt anil cliargru it to ll I ll McNally." It flirfli ' Q. what became of t.lttt guy? A He was if jH ICi! ihaaed out of town for being a counterfeiter. 4 S lViil Q. (Uy theChalrmitn) VVould tliu guv allow i 'nilitiM i url1 impoAltlonr ,. -OU a-guy Ii a giiy.aiul a- S IllSI J.you can cay an)thlni.' to li.m. ' U ' Him HAMXV AfCIEll or I nAtlll.MI M'.NAI.I.r. a! H ufaU ' Q.-I)o )ou know wheLior Hanley has seen t iii McNally within a ear? A. The ri dav ff H WHM tleorge Appo ivm. on tht aland here ITanley C H SKK came to Jlnuny where he was thing, in Kurt)- f, H WtK tblrdatrcet, and told him It he or his brother or ft 8j I w as BUbpteiiucd here, e wile tu auser, "1 r Wt Ml don't know," "I can't ietieniber."ana " Ve " t fl fVai ' Andhetoldus wh.it toaay ryet"to. I fl I T' Next the wltneis told t His atory. w hlLh Mr. i fl J' if "off broughtoutasa further Illustration of the I H 4 Ih alleged relatioua between HanleyindMcNnlly, fl 1 II Vi nrt which, incidentally, atoned the cuauimar) i jfl i 'fi lack, of honor among thiev.: Tno green guodi i ifl I n ' men and general vrooka, icribner and Walter J fl 'I 'til Ilalnes.iiut upalob tu beat McNally out of his V H ll if f bankroll. They had a con federate acta u ku. I fl B ' and In doing the turn they gave htm Instead or h M f, lit I the box with brick and scant paper the box t fl rontalnlmr the good money. Jtwasonlvasmall J; flS fi roll. S3.600, but ther got away with It, telling ; 'I, lu McNsJlT it was a mistake. McNally suieul I H 13 that he had teen beaten t Ids own game, and t (,' thenextdayanother green goods manYHlodgettl ( JB j' i, gave the whole game awy to McNall, 'then flj It 1. McKally toluUaiuey togetIIainrsand&crilnfr I. H Ji Ji pinched. f-fl (I J' "Hanley sent ray brotlier to find two other . jMLiy V detectives to arrest iScriliner and Halnei." said tffll IB n Applegate. "but my lmsthi-r i on Id not Hud Sifl'tr M ' them, and so Hanley said be would jilnrh them E'lfl.! Vi himself. He did so, and Kept them in Jail two iBl ;f or three days. Then he told McNally that ho KlH Ji i was afraid that If he kc)t them theru louger wlfl ' Hi they would nqneal on tho poliie, and they were "U ' ' fi! discharged." 1 , ft niNaio ntiYH in oixthai. imrk. imm I 1 R Q. Has there been any green good bimiiiess i inm 111 ' dona alcceOeorgeApiKuvas on the stand. A fJjB! mm Certainly. Thia summer tliey liae bratadoren IVfl ' fl men in carriages right Iii CentrHl I'ark by ring 1fl ' B lng the satchel. Mfli' St - Mr. Ooff harked hack MCapt. Meaklm again. ' He made the witness ko in er In gnat detail the ! ,' incident of his paying JJOU before they mined 'ofl I nt to Jersey City. , ijfl flB Q. Waa that the only time you ever person- Xlfl fl f ally gave money to Mtaklin A.-No. I'ic- . lfflf Ifll mr vtously to that Jimmy gae me 3150. and told fiflj aM meto takelt npand Kirnlt to Meaklm. I went XJB MB lip to the station house and Just went in and tJHB fll handed him tbn roll. tflf fll Q.ilir the Chairman). Mat didn't Lie Ser- V)fl geant see you do it l A. I don't know. 1 anp. j, an pose everything was all right. No one waa ever I j'jflj. fl arrested up there. Everything went on all right ' Wk and easy In Harlem. rQM ' ft Mr. Ooff took UP his bundle of papers, and thl v"ifl' fl, Utne produced King McNally's check book. It vm j Mi was on the Uridgeport City National Hank, ami M' Me developed nothing of Intercut except a few ntnlji ,f(fl'H fl showing money druwn in favor of Haines for &flT flH postage atampa and forhcribner forrent. flS Q. (lly Chairman l.exnnl. la it the under. .ftflf. MB standing that the police give immunltytncroiki. ffl" MM ifromaliovertheiouutry If they donot awluille Xfll Stl Ns York peoplor A. That is fur our own Vjfli ' 'Mm safety. We liae to deal with outsiue guys n . am I MS e cu '" 'uclUa ? 'Ml ' ! Sal A niUDOEroiiTro.tci:iHM'n isoHcnrrio.v. vi'flv fll The Chairman's curloilty on this imint beinir dfflU fl iatlsfled. Mr. Ooff, whu took adtauiiigenf everj- ';fl fll Interruption to leepiiitohiabuudluI McNally's wfl fl papen. drew furth a little bunch of receipts. A,'M fln't J-Jich im the same, a money rrculpt fortl'J lMi HI ealan, signed Thomas .1. Cunningham. He SB. M asked the witness whether he coiild cxplaiu. wflit HB Applegate said that Cunningham waia llridge. i wflt fll port iollceman. ftfl flf "' What! a ollceuiaii sign a receipt A. As 'f'PM HI f"' Uridgeport iiollceuicu sign letelpts. fjflU JMj (fjtughter. vtM! H rnLlCKA.viirnsrnrriccyixEO in ji.iiscv t-iTr. ''Lflfi fla! From Uridgeport a rapid Dime was made to Cflflfj fli New Jersey. Mr. Ooff drew from his little box M ;' of tricks a drsiiatch tu McNally signed " Titer Ssfl'T Mffl Morris." .flfl) flfi Whowasl'eter .Morris? A.- A JersevClty 1. JsjB.-i an i-ennivnm stauonueteitiie we had right. sfcMr'iHH Q. WbatHasheustrul forr A .ihn..tiM altfll bring a guy through the station, or If a guy WBfll broke oen his Isix In the station Morris gain 'jKMvflfl1 himascareand chaseit him out ou a train. 1 M'vllflll think he is a iwlicn detects e, but I am not sure. B? H-'itaBJ no witness said that the green good men rv- fl, itMH mslned In Jersey City several mouths and did n VHHsbbU lively business, llesides Morris they had a Jer. '.eMTaflM T City Heailquarters man. lllllv IMliun. right, Wlflilfll' and tho Post OiBco was msde right. Daltou got sflllMH 8JAor$40a month ami Morris iu a mom h. t' MIBIHX The I'ost Ofllc people were paid according tu tx mmft the number of circulars sent out. Thee ran j"fll flM from G.U03 to lS.uoua day. Thewliness thought S,.lBI:, I be had entered lu McNally's books ii mint of t '' MH S800 to the I'ost OIHte. Tiiey wtro raided over ? IT ifl there by C'oinHtx k, who nvelvnl Information 15H fla! from a Post OBlce clerk who "Uolleretl" be. , IS H cause he did not gel Lis bit The weie arrested ?, and locked np for two or thre(las. but notb. V H" fll lg was done with hem. Wltnen said the AftW' fll policeln JerseyCtty Mareil off kijub backs wlth- jV.Hl 9fl out claiming one-half of the money the gu liad mBfc- been swindled nut of. ViM.' fll O.-What did jou do after leaving Jersey tS&fli MM City? A, Jimm and Hanley ilxol ihlngsiHi Mji HHt we could rtturn to New York. When I sieuk t't MB MH cifllanley f e)M-4k of llradiiuarters. Hewakrev- t'lm. BH ' ognized asreprrrentingllcudiiuarter.aulwhen S1 st HM V.e f 1(l hlgs wcro right tl,e were right at . f'.flt flM Headquartere. ff Mfl MfM . Q. (ByfcenatorO'Connor Whstdoynu mean U.K UM ?7 Headquarters? A I lueau the detrvtit j. M- Mfl bureau, $ 'M HB NOVtD lTI CAKT. UllCfc'a IMIt.CI.SCT. 5 HB . Q. -Well, where did you go when you i ame r HK .ck A' ur headquarteis were at Itocbe's B WMV saloon. Loii.er. Seventh aienue and Thirty. . i HMI- elghwstrett. Jlrnrnv and I hired a flat otcr , , , If IBir the saloon, t apt. I'rice . ailed on uj there, and i MMMv theneztday 1 went oier totheTwentlethpre. fl. I- MMML'i cinct station audhaudnl him SlUO.salng. "Jim it KsMMMft sent this over jo you." He said. "Tell Jim I'll 1 V' K'flfls! W " n'm latr' NMien w e first went to that pre- & . MMl:'r cluctcapt. Cross was In tc.mmand and Hanley III SrMMM" !rt4.u' nuk?Jni,u rlth,t; '!" told .M Xally lip V flflsr 1 tb' l rtMa "''' '"' uoull nut allow any work to Vt ffttflflit I dona In his precinct. He agreed to let us Ii? iiadiBBBBVr' nsns out there, but would not leiusoi-ena J MHB turning Joint. That is the reason uehad to do k iBBBVK'.t pur vimni In carriages by ringing the sauhel Kflflft InCential I'ark. HMMmM T"0 Mit""' interrupteil hisnarratitt at the jHSW' suggestion of Mr.uoa lutellof a lurious way I MHtft. in which art was brought to the aid of the V Iflflfll science of swlndliug. "Jimmy was a pretty ' HMflBcr1 ?ood wine oiK-ner at Hoc he s. anil to please him 1 flflflls Roche gt a great artist to come ihere and f WmmmU makepUturesof some of Jlumi'srigh: monej. i flHflf jlcturts of bank notes and of gold, and tbeso 'JWmtmB wcro hung on the walls. When a g-iy Wi, MMHf brought in (here by u stterrr these p'ciurci HS' would U)hO ll lo him. r HSsS' Q. To fscite. his imagination t A It-., to J MHHM joilybiui. '. flflBf , tL-WUst wvulil Uio sUerer say to ti vnj .Hhm '' -Hhm' iiiiiiblf' Hi itssiiat r n ' m "MHt s . I A. Oh, eachsteerer hsa ht own wsy of Jollying I a gnr. fsome would ea), when they would point mil the nlctnres of the mony. " Here's what you'll get. only It will lie. the real thing." 0.1 he game was not worked there? A. Noj we worked nn the aneak. O.-What's that? A. fenrnestly Well, we didn't hare the protection we ousht to hare had. OIIAMIIVO THR MOSr.V IX CARRf AOK. The witness then, explained the Process of ringing the satchel In a carriage. The victim being wnrked tip to a 'point where he was aox lous to part wltlt Ills good money, would be taken up Seventh avenne alxnit ib Kortleth street In company with a steererand a ringer. There they would be met by King McNally prl ate I arrlage. Before their arrival, however, a small red satchel or handbag would be cen realed underneath the carriage seat or In the folds of the Ian robe. The steerer would gel on the box seat and the ringer would en ter the carriage with the guy. After the guy had seen the ringer "il a roll of fond money I ' nil PARKIIfliar AND rATIlrit Dt'CKT. Into a ted handbag, he would give up hla good money. Then they would drive to the station. There, In getting out. the ringing would be doae. That Is, the satchel with the roll would Iks left in the carriage, and the hidden satchel substituted. At the doorof the carriage this was passed to the steerer. who hurriedly con ducted the ku to his train, where he handed him the st( he! containing the brick. An ording to the witness this pmo w as played in Central l'ark four or the times a day. while every paper In. the clti was publishing columns of the testimony of lleorge 1ph. minutely tie scribing the giuiie. MiTiii.to ro sv fil.T itii.nc)Ati nr.Trr tivk iit'Mi'inir.ri. i .Mr. (iolT made another switch. He asked the wit pes whether he knew a New York Central detective tunned Humphreys, running between Sew nrknnd I'ouglikiepsie. The witness re. piled that he did, mid identified Humphreys In the court room. 'I hen Mr. (loir deioted a half hour of tho tciiiimtltce's valuable time to nn at leiupt lu jiiiliiie th witness to muke some dam i aking admission sbout Hiiniibre)r. as to Hum Iihrevs's knimledge of or contiirtlou with the I green goods lutn. But the witness persisted In his assertion that lie knew nothing alioia Humphreys that would lead him even to suspect that Humphreys liad any guilty ( knowledge of the green gowts business. At theiomfiisiun or the long examination, which whs tealiva cross.ealulnutlouof his owu wll hcs. Senator O'Connor silirgeeted that the com lulttee was noxious nut tu iluiui) Injustice loan Innocent mull. TlnrcUMiii the Chairman as suieil Mr. IIiimphU')s that not a wont of the Irstlmoii) had ritieiled lu anj manner upon him, and the i.illroad detettlve was peruiltted to deji.itt bill A MONTH I Oil I'OI.ILt.UAN M'slltll.C. I Next I'oliieinau Hi lire McAvdle In uniform I was Ideutllli'd b the wllues its the oftlcer ile I lulled In c itlxeii's clothes lo speilnldut) lu the I tlrund Centnil Station. The witness pruiuptl) lesponded to Air. Huff's iiuestlnn that ,Mc 1 Anile had been nmde right bv MuNully by the pajmeut of f.V) n month. Mc Anile, said the witness, did uut Inter feie with teerers In ihaige of gus, and chased yuj soul of townwlio ahon ret a disposi tion toliecoinu i oine.liacks. The witness cited an instance when, he alleged. McAnlle had gone allthewn) to Hnilrui to tell McNally that "a r:uv had broken open," and was held In the po. Ii ( suli-Mallon. '1 he witness rei elveil the lues, save, and McNallv went down to Korty-serotnl slicel and assisted initial at the ooeralion of chasing I he come-back out of town. ' M'N.U.I.r AHHKaTKII tOH MIOKI.NO IIPII'M. I The next stury told by the witness presenteil a i cliuiact'jrlstic plctureof 'lendeiloin life. Itwas about three weeks after Cant. Price came to the I Thlrt) -seventh street station, and the witness. , McNall). and a man named Mnreau. n ho was described b) the witness as the father of Nell) Moreau. Jim's girl, were in Mi Nail) 's tlat, over Koche's siiloon. The wltnes was asleep on a touch On a table was an opium pipe. On an other table was an oplutn.plpe Uuip and some, where com enlcutly nuara box of opium, om ler Allan Hay enteied. He. in cOmoanywith Oftlcer l'at Cnrry, had entered the night before, but had hastily excused themselves when they found Detective Sergeant Hanley there. This night, however, Hav. leaving Curry at the foot of the stairs, remarked, "Well, I am goluc tu look nit nil up." He took them oierto the sla tlou, where McNally said lo Price: "Are ou ko ilig to lock me nn J" The Captain answered, ac lordluirto thewltheas, "Ves; I've got this posi tion and I'm xoing to hold ll." 1he were taken ' to cells, but in a few inluutes I'rice came to them and told McNally to come out and get bonds. McNally went over to Martin's restaii- i rant and got Mr. Martin to ko on bonds for him i and Moreau. Then, said the witness. Mi Nally gave I'rk n $7ft, aud I'rice lold bint it would do I no harm to Make the .Sergeant, and McNally I did so. I UAPK IT AM MIGHT CNII W VS IIISCII AROm. The witness went down to the Jefferson Mar ket I'olhe Court the next morning with Oftlcer Hay, linvlm: several drinks on the war, he said, and Hay asked the witness lo give JlcNall a hint that lie. Ha), wnuldn'l mind being slaked. Witness gave .McNallv this hint, and when Jus. tlce lii'Kau dismlsscxl them all without any Vssivx AI.EXA1I1CH HOWEI.I. charge being made against them. Ihey all ad journed to a neighboring, saloon, where, the wit ness savs, he saw McNally give HaylYO. Then Hay asked McNally for one of the opium pipes which had been taken aa evidence, ami this. Iimi. ianording to the witness, was presented to the ouleer. thus establishing friendly relations all aruiiud. I After rec ess Mr. Ooff asked Applegate if he knew of any money having been paid to Capt. Cro. The witness said that lie did nol. I tj,- Was Hanley ofteu In McNallv' rooms? A.-Vetj two or tnree nights every week. APl'I.EOATK SVVS IIAM.IT OOT $75 A HONTIl. Q What for? A. To get money from him, or tip him off. Q. Have ou ever seen him pay Hanley money? A. McNally has taken money out of the safe, in sums from vIA to J'.Mo. and bunded It lo Die to give to Hanley. and 1 hate given it to him while Hanley was calling. He was paid t'i every month until It was raised tu t'.'.Ut, . Why wastt raledr A. I don't know, but another detective wasguingaround with Hanley wlten It was raiseil, 'lu my knowledge Hanley was paid regularly fur two and one-half j ears. Thesieerers weie instructed that If tliev were pinched to say that they worked for McNally, and it would li all right. O. Doiouknuw of any presents given by Mc Nally to Hanle) ? A. es. he gave him a very expensive wati h that cost lion or $55n two ears ago last New Vcar', Isaw It whenhegave my sister tome Jewelry The witness dcscribc-d the wati h as an open faced gold wati liwlth an huur-striklng arrange ment. He said that Hanley had one. also, w Inch the witness wore for soma timeand then pan ned for ViS. The witness prelended to identif) the lamp taken on Monday, from Hanley's apart ments as one McNaily had given to him, Mr. Ooff indicated the approac hiug conclusion of this long examination b asking Applegate whether he had been approached recently In re lation tu hi testimony The witness in answer tolhequettloneald that on Sunda) Iasta"ur ly" came iu him and asked if he was "coming down here to lioller." The "party" suggested that a trip tu Jen.) would I better, and re marked that 1m had 10U in his pocket toward The llolrl Ualesile, Outrsl l'ark Uel. 'llie lsrgit aud hsadxiuicst in , llinlty. and enters tae eailreblock beti-t-ea M aud Ut streets. II wllr o(u Ocf, l.uruUr Ibeinsnsac uienlctMr Hlchsrd II blesrus.sBt will becvadurled I uo both ta Auierk'sr snd Euroursu plsos. Looms sod suites lai i l Ms-arM, w Hh or w llhoui furnl lure, arul 1Ui year. ? f.u a sliorter riud. Kry rt JLi his au OCUld vteor Kukes rent tnuo V!' JU; ward per utam. Ia.lu4!ns HKbt, heat, sad siund. Sttie. I'uUllc Uupet-tlwt ulasfud.tM dlif rauu srlil la furatsbsd on appUcaUaa. Jit. n , 4SBcaBBlia. I rin ilSSSBSSgSSBTaWSBBSVl'S the expenses of such a trip, and thought he could omv.de 510 a week for some time. t. Who was that Party? A. Mr. Ooff. I don't care to mention that name If you wilt ex cuss It. nta TrsTtMOKtr wiTnocT iiopp. op nr.wAnn. Mr. (loft rclnctantly excused It, and onlv learned further that the person waa a friend of Capt. Meakln, Senator O'Connor wanted to know from the witness what his motive was In Riving hla testimony. The witness replied Hint e had no special motive, that he was now lead ing an honest life, that he had aw om to tll tbe truth, and had done so. No advantags or re ward had been promised him: he liad not received a cent ahd did not exjiect anything for hla testimony. He concluded as follows! "I have been promised the protection of this com mlttee. and that la all I hope for." Mcrm tem.s; itow nr. rp.covp.iied nia kiolek WATrtl. The next witness was Ferdinand Meyer of lfift West Klghty-elghtli street. .Meyer was robbed of a gold watch and chain on a Coney Island boat on Aug.'JT, He had reported his loss, to headquarters, and had been referred to Kergeant Bird, who had suggested postal cards to the pawnbrokers, which cost the witness $.1.30. Last Friday he was requested to fall at head quartera. where HergeantUIrd put him In charge of Officer Connor, with whom tlie witness went to Simpson's Park row pawn shop. There he found hla watch, but was told that Simpson had Advanced $40 on it. This surprised the w Itness. as he had given only $60 for the watcli eighteen Jears ago. Officer Connor thereupon pointed out the $ 10 entrv on Simpson's book aa proof of the fact that that amount had been advanced, "and so." said the witness, "I saw I could get It no other way, and paid the S40." Jamea Vlynn, the lawyer for Jeweller Kirk Patrick, then went on the stand, and produced a memorandum which he had received from Mon day's mysterious witness, (larfield. This showed that on t)ec. n, lHlf.'. McNallv had paid $750 for an open-faced repenting watch. This memoran dum agreed with tbe time when Applegate testi fied he saw McNallr have an expensive watch which he said was for Hanley, A crimen member who i.tr.n aboct wu.i.iams. There was a very decided change In the char acter of the witness when Mr. (ion next raited Alexander Howell. He proved to be a large, heavy, white-haired man. with a close-cropped gray moustache and heard, against whom Mr. Ooff had the liveliest kind of ani mosity, as his manner of questioning the witness showed from the tirst. The witness said that he was engaged In a harlior transportatton business and in the winter time rented srnwa to the Ptreet Cleaning Depart- JAUIS tl. PKHKINS. nienl. When the department was under pullw management and Capt. Williams was Its acting suiierilitrudent he had rented scons to the de partment for $10 a da). The police stiperv Islnn of the department ceased lu June, 1K81. ' W. .Old you pa) Williams an)lhlng then ? A. No. Ij.-But yuiitold jour paitner jou did? A. i cs. O.-Was that a truth or falsehood? A. ralrfehood. O Vou lied to your iiarliier' A. Ves. Q. What was your object.' A. I did not want him to know that 1 brllwd officials. "So. therefore, )uii told htm that )uii had bribed him V" The wltnesa gave uu answer, but smiled a I broad, alow smile. I (J. What church do you belong to ? A. Dr. Halls Presbyterian church, I U. How !ong.have you been a member? A. -Ten years. S.- Vou were converted then ? A.- Yes. .Vuu admitted to another person thatyou . I Williams'' A. For a purpose, )cs. J. Vou lied again? A. Ves. O. -Why do) on smile4' A. Well, every one else does. "They are laughing at yuu fur making such a fool or )otirseir. Why did )ou lie about pa) Ing W llliams money?" i THIS CHt'KCH J-UlHUn's KXPl.ANATIIlV. The witness's exnlsnalinn was long but not lucid As he talked Mr. (loir, who stood close tn him. worked his hands up and down like the walking beam of an engine. 'I he explaualioii raiisomrtliliK like this; "Well. I wanted this inau to pay this man sumo raonrv thsi this man . had paid, and I thought that Ifthls man had paid ! this nmn I could get suuie inline) that this man paid. ' , (J. Vou accused Williams of a crime to get monev.' A. -Thatdeiendsuniiiihecnnstriictlnu. I Q. -Old )oii think ll the act of an honest man to accuse anuther inn-t man of receiving a bribe? A, No. i CONTHACTOn PCIIKINS SWEARS HE PAID Wtl.. 1. 1 A MS S.'lUO. Mr. Howell was excusrd at this point, and James 11. Perkins, a fall, gray Long Islander, a aulistantial-looklng man. was next sworn. He 1 had been a partner of the former nitnrs. He ! told this story In a distinct tone: The street , Cleaning Department owed his arm .",00. Yor ' some reason tliev could not get their bill past I I 'apt. Williams. His partner illowells) had told him that Williams wanted 10 percent., and tbe ' witness had Hgreed to the payment. Hnwells drrwa check, the twopartliers went toWilluiius i iu bis office, and Hnwells offered Williams Uie fioo check, Williams liecamn ver) Indignant and said: "If )nu are going to deal with me you must deal iu mourv. Williams gave lloirells an envelope and told him to nut the cash in that. The partners went out: Howell k0'1'1.';.1'"''-!"" it '" theenvelope.andtetururd to illliitnssnfrlce, y.- What did Williams do with It? A.-He ' took the money out of the envelope and put it lu his pocket. Our bill was paid the next ils. The witness said tint liu had been In Die con tracting business lu this city fortwrlve )ear. and during all that time cume iutoiontai t with ' but one Inspector who did not demand moiir), and that lnss-ior dld Insane a lliorl time after the witness uo-t h m. H TklaLa Ike Police Are 1'rrstc uUa IIIm. j William Ma) sinn, the peildlec who In June . j went before the Lexow committee and told how j the police blackmail and irseeute the street I peddlers, was held lu the Tombs Police Court )esterdav In $100 hail forobtructlncr the aide. i walk, roiiceman ('Iiarirs H. Webb of theOsk street station was the complainant MHystoii claims to have seen Detective Sherl dan assault a dlMatlriril patron nf a Cortlandt street pool room, and he so tcetlttcd beforu the Lexow coniinilti-e and before tho police Com. mlnsloners. lnle then the police have been persec utlng him, he sacs, aud lie has been unable lodn any business. First lie was driven ont nf the Church street prrciiirUthen out of the Old slip precinct, and he was tr)lng to plv his trade yesterday in Hie Oak slieet precinct when Webb, who was Ik citizen' clothes, arrested him lu Park row. j Mlaasror Pol I re. Ton. j St cw roup, conn., Sept. 11 -At the Common I Council meeting last evening Oliver (1, Fcssen. den presented an affidavit signed br Mrs. K. II. 11. Hopkins, in which she made oath that Po. llcemeu James O'Neill and William McMahon called on her recently and told her her son 'vas In trouble for theft und offered to settle the mstler If she would pay the in $'l. which she did. Charges have been preferred acainst the inr . Ilouura for Mlcarasblp tlra. Capt. K. II. Bonter of the steamship Hpasru dam, of the Netherlands. American steam Navi gation L'cimpsny. and W. II. Vandertoon, the ! representative of that company In this cltj, have been honored by tho young CJueeuuf the Netherlands, w ho has conferred upon them the order of Oranje Nassau. Capt. Hunter eras re. j (ently appointed Commodore of the steamship I line, He was born at sea on April 1G, 1H35, mid has been III tho service of the company for Iwenty )ear. Mr. Vandertoon waa at one time the representative of the line in Amsterdam, I but baa been here for ten ) ears. j DlaaaoaUa .Not Oa Ike Free Mat, 1 WASHI.M.TOV, iJent. . Tho Treasury tie. psrtment holds that diamonds, other than gla rlers'and engravers' diamond-, are dutiable as precious stones under paragraph .'MJ of the act of Aug. !, 1MM, This dUposes of a supposed "kink lu the new law. which, oy erroneous punctuation, seemed to bring all diamonds un aerthe free list instead of simply thoMi Intended for miners, glaziers, Ac The Treasury Depart D.ent iu this, as in othei rulings, has looked at liie manifest intent of Congress, and construed I the law according!) Illaadaasaeat P.cjtrTrl la Ik Werlct. Tbls Is the populsr senllel nn Ib Pnnlsnia Umlird. sod out w lju sees tbe Irsln now In Hi bright Den and Irrbacis of Its new equlptuesl will f ally sadorss It. Tbe new rsrs. in c.oiuparlmBt car Just lulrodunsl. an4 Ibe otber dlcllu. Use features msk II Ibe iocmU lasurlous train la tbe wortst sad Uis ooly perfecU sppolBUd Uuiltrd F.iprss It leaves Sew terk at 19:09 A. iL sctry LJ for Ckicaga. ttx. THE FIRST IN THE FIELD. a rr.ovt.rsn partt utatk ticket XomiSATBtt JV ItARATOUA. Charles I. Matthews far Oossntor, Kohert ' Hewsea Oip Llenleaaal-noveraor, mm TknfUrns M. Vt'ahemaa lee JaSce of the 'HofAppeols The Plalfsrsa Desaaads Ooverarsent Ownerahlp of Mallroaaat Telearripka, Teleahoaea, aa' Caaala as Well aa Con I Mlaea.aatletlate On-aerahlB ad Operalloa ef the I.lstaer Trt. Sahatooa, Sept, 11. The State Convention of the Populists or "People's party" was called to order at noon to-day In the Town Hall by the Hon. ,1. K. Dean of Monroe county, Chairman of the Htnle Committee, who nominated D. M.S. Fero of (liens Falls. Warren county, for tempo rary Chairman, The stage platform of the hntl was n veritable grotto of luxury and beauty. The decorations, composed of evergreens, ferns, flowers, banners, and flags, corn, grain, vegetables, and floral pieces, were most tastefully arranged ao as to have the appearance of a real rural scene. Promi nently In the midst was a banner of the Wcet Chester (Sixteenth I Congress district with the allrer coinage legend, " 16 to 1." The delegates wear a bronre dover-lcaf button, the three Ira) cs being stamped with the letters" F.L.T.," meaning Flnnnce, Land, ami Transportation, the three plonk of the Omaha platform. The attendance. Including n number of women, was quite large, and wastomposrst of hearty, rugged, healthy, intelligent-looking men. On calling the Convention tn order and on taking the chair, Mr. Dean and Mr. Kern each made a short sjicech, which called forth hearty applause and put the delegates tn sympathetic touch with each other. A full Convention called for 3'iO delegates, nearly all of whom were present. From New York city there nre thirty delegate", representing as many districts, as follows: First district, Thomas lilllman: Sectind. John J. Daly; Third, Dr. K, II. Foote; Fourth. Nicholas Alllenakofl; l'lfth, II. A. Mul I len: Sixth, Moses Goldsmith: Seventh, I Kdward F. Xlminerinan; Klghth, D. O. i l.oiiRhlln: Ninth, Hermann Lnnge: Tenth, s. K. Jones; Kieventh, II. Alden Spencer; Twelfth, F. A Bellows: Thirteenth, lir. James McCiillum; Fourteenth, Thaddcus It. WakeniHii; I'llf-fnlli. Onirics B. Stover; Six teenth, John Taft: Seventeenth, Charles B. fcoinerby: F.lyhtcenth, Joseph Finn: Nlueteenth. Oeorgn A. Hunter: Twentieth, Charles llntg hurdl: Tweiit)tltst. W. W. Dcarltip; Twenty. second, James T. Coughlln; Twenty-third, Dr. Kdwin V. Wright: Twenty-fourth, Hcvnry A. Hicks; Twenty-fifth. James B. MrOarvev; , Twetit) -sixth, l'at lick Kearney :Tirent)'-eventh, , Mil harl .1. Leonard: Twent)-tighth. John S. ' Steele; Twenty-nlnth. Charles ll. Hillcy: Thirti eth. William Lainnii. I Thedelcgatis.it laige fmniNe'v York cits sic I John SwItiiiiR, Thomas Doyle. William F. .Mlllrr. John Hnggerty, A. F. Bead). David Bo-scan, Williaiii il. l.aiuun. Charles hvnna. Thomas J, Fav, William J. Ohent. James II. Muller. S. S. Onldwater, Henry Frank, tLd A. L. Ooldwnter. After appointing the usual committees the Convention touk n reciss until lu-uight Leadlngit'legicles to the Convention talk hope fully of a 1 Alice vote being polled l the Popu lists of this ritate this fall. Last year they last 17,0(10 ballots. This ) ear Ihey ur confident tif polling lOO.OOi) for (heir State ticket. Full Itcketswlll he numlnateilHinl shpihiiIihJ lnevcr) i count) und district In the Mate. The uoraliire of theCouveutinu forliaiernor will lie Hubert C Hewsuu of Penu Van, Vates count). Helsa fannvrand fruit grower, is worth $100,000. and , lias been a greenbaLker for twemy )ers. It la expected fiiat D. M. S. Fero of (Hans Falls will I be nominated for Lleiiteiiunt-Goternor and Thatldeus H. Wakeman of New Yolk forjudge of the Court of Appeals. At the evening session the Committee cm Credentials reported the names of S03 delegates whose credentials the) had passed upon. There were less than lull present, '1 be Committee on Perniaueut Organization reported the follow Jna officers for I lie Convent Ion, who were elected i without ohject'uu: Chairman. ('. It. While of , Miller'" Corners. Ontario county; Vt.e-Chalr- tneii. Dr Henry FiHtik of New York, ('. J, squires of Jamestown, II I. Klckok of Brooklyn, ('apt. licuige W. I.lovd or New Itochelle. John Tatf of New ork, H. Cameron of Warren I i ounty. ami James Wright of Clirmuug county: I Secretary, M. F. Webster of Ontario; Assistant Secretaries. K..I. l.rcof Albany, J. J. .McOai-vey ' of New York: Treasurer. II. .(. S. rem of War- ren counlv: Matgeant-at-Amir. Kdward Zlui- uiermaii of New- York, Chatiman White is a )oungraan. Ha is Presi dent of the New York s'mr Farmers Alliance and runs a plough w hcu at home. Kunnlng a political convention was new- work forhini. On taking the chair he said he noticed that the nrwsuapers had said that there was a possibil ity of a aplll in the Convention, and he hoped that the delegatrs had pure, patriotic iiUaa enough to work together lu harniun), putting their personal matters in the background. su thai when the Convention adjourns the Prople's Party will have tlie namaof being tbe only iki lltlcal nrganlratlon in Ibe State free from dis sensions lu the ranks. Alibis i-niui In the proierdlngs ic recess waa taken to give tlie Committee on Platform more time for liarmonling befuie making their re port. The Interval vcas tilled III by an auction sale of silllilr) baskets of giapes, peaches, pears, tomatoes, anil articles of fancy work, pruducecf ' and donated b) friends of the party. I). M. S. Fero was auctioneer. The moiie) thus raised went inrn the campaign fund. 'Ihaddeiis II. Wakeman reported the platform prepaicd bv Ihet oiumllleeou Itesolutlons, The platlorui luiitnlDed tbe ideas of all thelheorists , present, and harmony being thus secuied it 1 was adopted unanimous) as a whole without I discussion. It rraffitms the cardinal doctrines of l-opulism as contained in the Omaha plat form of lab',', and tbe following planks ale I added: I flrii-Tber!ahlllurieut of a proaoiiDreit Auit rlran I flnauclal system In tbe Insieres: or lbs Atner ban is-ople'alnriuctrtes and enterprise. Initesd or -t isiattiiuanrenf Ibe prrseur csiubllnc s)stra of Euro. i js-sn sad Anierl.'sn money ctisngersauU Hbilocks. jcsauiiiI We uvinaud liie Onrerniuvul ownership aud oieratlon or rallasys, itl--jbiiiies. telegrspbs, and isatl. I rderst, bls'v, and fiiliul,'lpal, at wrll as tbe CVMl Iftlnrl. riist In Ttewnf tbe baadltiR nf Ibe banks of the rsualnvcr fueleitrlrslioonojjiles aud slrutlsr racis. we believe tbat Ibe pllbll.' uwlierslilp anil iontri.1 of corporate friisls sail syuilUsteaM means of dWtrlbu ll,n.as well us iliuse uf prisluctliin. nsve bnuni-c I csiually ne,e-urv to tbewrlfsre of the t-rople. su.t tbsi Industrial ccsip-ratlon should trtr-srs-sle tbe wjre svktrin sr.d the iiiuimuhiiIs In the lutrrestsuf Hit- people auil as tltev may approve. lltlrd We ileinand jum and fall Issatloa.saas lo favor tlie eniancljMilt ,n sii.l nseof vaialit and mi 1 isTiipU-,1 land, and lesl4ttin inakliiK nii.rfgat-s rest e-late fur liie puriMice ur taxation, so llial Ib liilrdens uf the (l, (Vrriim-'iii niav ret on laud valu-s i-realed bv lliels-uiile at iiiriT-. Ilistt-aiJ of ili-nn Hie ll'imedlale ii-Nhini-cof Initlvitliisl labor I ocirth We u, maud IrgUtstlun fur the brnWlt of lalair. atit-h 1- I ne construction nf publti wurks solfiatthe un mptu.ved labui iiiav Imi uttllrisl. tbst theelfbt hours Ists.r iawalieeffeelivel) rnfuiinl ib.vt Mala arbllra. ! Hon lurasenf strikes Imc made ubllgstorr upon public ' works and emplu.rlitgcuriMira1imis.and that tr.epuard of A roll rutors be elected Hired h bv Ibe people. ' Tbst thss-H-sli-sl latiurinn-nirscr laws be moot, j fled so Itial wsas tvnrbera insv ilu collei lively what Is . lawful when iioneb) Hient sliuilv i tbsi eninloers lis 1 held responsible fur Injuries .ii-.tsliied b) employees, lbeaniea lo Hie sm of nun employees. IHfth-Tlie rsteusluu vl our own strlf-lly secular ruinninn si-IiimiI Vbteni, with hnrsrles Hiid courses of free l-s tu re. snd liiiriii-iluii lo adnli men and women, a well s children; sud weuppcvaaall arauls I nf jiuhiiu iuune)s to an) wsrsrlsu. psrucbtsl, or rsllsluil M'buuU. sot lettes. r uriiurallniis. sislli- The rnfurcement uf sit Isws bv a proper pojli e, rcionttll to aal paiu bv the peo.lr, w itbout tt-roiirseto 1'iukertuiis, white a, mob lavr. lyocb. Ins.ursfeni for Ibe uw"i-"i' of vice or clime tiudir the msiiavenieiit aut aui,ort of societies, whether Ineurporsted cr nut IheteliHl- Tbeeli lilslvt-btsleucrnerhblp and otiera. Hull of itie liuuuriramc Hh ellmlnatlouuf all prom, liuleaduf frcr-j alcohol or auy llrenss system wusi s,ever. , FIsbthTbeemsDelpalinnof ihe people from r-o!lt- teal boaslim. ami Ibe upenlng uf Hiellstuni lo th people by means of a prartlesl InltlslKs and rfer I enatini lawa, and Ihe provUlunof nuttng ptarva for tl,u peuple for pabllc cuDsiiltsUun w Ithoulasklng tbe isrmli vr It, entaof Ihe police. 1 Mutb We denounce the ftepubllcan Oemorrafir f iit-toii and partnersblpby wblcb sll vt tbe smsller f snd reform parties have beeu prsctleslly excluded I fruin represe utstlon or lattueDi e In tbe Courenttun to 1 revise ibe t'unstliiiilun. tbat In regard to the matters of home rule. corporations, liopuisr represntslloo, IhelaburfiuestloB.ths refuaaitu submit tolhspeopls lbs quistlon uf somin suffrage, aud many otasr inessures demanded by lbs preaent igs.as believe tbst that Convention has rspreseoled nol our state or tbe peupU. but lbs vrsrect. rorpurste. sail psrtlaao lutemta svbUh procured ibelr norutnattoaaodetec I lion, Tlie platform having lxen disposed of without a tight, the nomination ot a State ticket waa proceeded with, (ieorge Vllunlcrof New York uominatcsl Charles 11. Matlewa of Buffalo for (iovernor. Mr, Matthews Is the manager of the Buffalo Defining Company, and has figured con apicuously as an opponent of tbe Standard Oil . I omp.ii). lie iv a Knight of l-abor and a Farmers Vlilanceman. He was nominated by acclamation, He- was called to the platform and made a short speech. In which lie said the coining campaign would be a contest of dollars against men. and that he hoped Ihe) would win. "Farmer" I. K. Dean nominated Hobert C. Hnwsnn of Penn "t an for IJeutenant-Oovernor, lie waa aelecttsl unanimously, aud Thaddeus H. Wakeman of New York was nuned forjudge rf Court of ppenls. At 11:15 P. M the busi ness hav lug been completed, tbe Convention ad journed sine die. XBhOHMBRS' PLAXH OT LIKBH. Ceaveatloa Tseaalsmtloae tristas Kaeaah Iter .fensey ('tis- Uesaorraits. The DcmocraUo 'r-j Isional Committee of Hudson county, N. J which decided last spring that the fiarty Deal's! IU be -c formed, and undertook tho task uf r-fonnrc I, held a meeting Momiay night la tl." Hotel Waililjg ton. Jersey City, and agrctsl upon a pint uf te orgsaltatloa. The plan was the joint pruduc TtitfllYfllir nlr IfMiiiii r Uort of Vlllard K. riske.Jnlin P. Feensjy, and Ocn. Wm. C. Ilepinhelmer. ExJndge A. Q. Oarretson presided. The plan adopted la a radical change from the methods which have prevailed for many years. If It Is accepted by the party at large Ihere will be no more rortrrntions. Candidates will be voted for at the primaries. The reorganisation scheme provides flint nf all lhat the committee shall as sume charge of the party machinery, shall be known as the Hudson County Committee, and shall consist nf ISO members, one from each voting precinct. Primaries for the election of members am tn be held next spring. In the mean time tlie machinery will be In charge of an executive committee nf Iwentv-lwo, two from each of the eleven Assembly districts. This committee will select tho precinct mem bers, who will serve, until March 1 next. The Kxecutlve Committee v III have a general super vision over the Count)' Committee. The Democratic voters are to be enrolled on the !M and flth of October. All nominations will IxMnsde by the direct vote of the enrolled voters at primaries to lm held onOit. to. All candidates for nomination must send their names to the committee before the date lived for the primaries. The committee reserve the right of apportioning Assembly candidates, and will decide whether each district Is to have a representative or not. I'udcr a recent decision of the Supremo Court members of Assembh are tobe elected by counties on a general ticket instead nf from districts, as heretofore. It was understood before the committee adjourned that each Assembly district under the present lines will hre n i-epre-seitlativoon the county ticket. A candidate for an) office must fllo w It Ii Secretory W. C. Cudllpp of the committee a tietllloti tigtied by at least twenty voters declar ing that he la a candidate. These petitions must be filed on or beforo Oct. 1. The vntea cast at Ihe primaries will be submitted to the commit tee and counted, and the committee will an noiince Ihe successful candidates. A new com rnlttcA will lie elected at primaries to be held In November, one-half of the members to serve one year and the other half twoyears. o far.aa can Iw nsirrtalned. the reorganisa tion plan is not satisfactor) m tho rank and file of I hn party. Tho bosses of tho old mm bin" say itls too ctiinl"rsome. and that it Is Imprnttlcn bit- and expensive. Oulv a ver) wealthy man can venture! to seek an urtlre under this arrange ment. In the first place, u candidate, hinst iniiku a canvnss of the entire count) la'fnre tlio n ima ries. That is very ntit to iot him n small tor tune. If he aticc eads in getting the nomination holms to make another eipetile canvass for nirrin nun, i lie)- juuiuiuill Iliac IliniblllK noun. nations at a convention Isngoud enough plan for nv Democrat, On the other hand, the advocates of the new plan declare Hint th new- plan affords every Democrat n-clmncc to nniue hi- choke nf candl dates. Coni entioiis. they claim, have shears been controlled either bv the bosses or by the use. of money. The rank anil file of the pnrty had nn voice In making nominations. They could vote at primaries. It Is true, but the boss, alivavs selected the ilelrhitte and controlled them except when A Mirth lent amount of money was put out l.yn. candidate to counteract tbe Influence of the bossrs. T.l Jf.SMYr JtJ.'Attr J OK FK1IIT. The lUeriillve Commtllee Will Meet To-day ' - Preparlau; llr Ihe Ccinsentloa. Mnjortillroy was at the City Hall .vesterday pruiuptl) on lime, unit nl once began to hold a trreptloii. which continued tlnuiighout the bet t ter pun of Ids office hours, aud which was at t tended by all the heads of inuiiklp.il depart , mrnts and eiery Tammany Hall leader In the 1 illy, with few-exception. Comiiiodoie Klhrldge ' T. Kerry. AsaBlid Oanlluer. L'dgarL.llidgwa). aud L'ntleil states Marshal Mci'ait) al-ocilled toeipie-i tlie-lr gratification at the Ma)oi's re turn from Ills Kuropean trip. Tlie Mh)oi-1sh practical business man und he I luinbined the plensute of grretlng his frienda with tliu business of ascertaining tho condition of tliccit)'siirfiilratid nf local politic He tvas highly gratified with the reports he rn elveil. "I find," Said he, "tLat the atlalls of the municipality have beeu excellently managed, aud 1 also llnil that the Tauiman) Hall organ! 7Stlon is In the best posttbln condition. With all the noise and fuss made by her opponents, t hey lutTe not succeeded iu frightening, muib I lessstaropedln, any of our troop. Our lines are positively unbroken, and all that Is needed is the order lo advance tothe buttle. 'I hey will get that very Noon." . After President Martin of the I'olhe Boatel had conferred with the Major, he Issued a call Mr a meeting of the Tamtuanv Hall Kxecutivo Coutiiiltteenf slxt) at 4o'cloi kthlsafternoon. The Committee on Orgaulatton will meet to morrow night In their iixiui In the basemrnt of 'lammiiuy Hall, and on Frldav night the hosts of the Oeueral Committee will till the big halt and shout themselves hoarse. The battlo will he on. and I here will bn no letup to the lighting i until the jsills are cloaed on election du) ' Theresoltitiin!uCMa)or(ltror. adoptea at Ihe , recent meeting ot the Democrat lu ritatci Caui- ' mlttee In Saratoga, providing for a notice of six , da) a bofuru the holdltiEuf primaries, so that all Democrats mar have nutlto and attend, will necessitate I he f!xiiigVfthedHtefor.thepriniatii-s fur Frldav. Sept. VI, as the delegates must be chosen before Tuesday, Sept '.'j, the date of the Convention The committer" may fix the time ' for the holding of primaries for the locnlnom- I InAtlngionveutlunsas well as the dates fortbe latter. A i oinmlltee will lie aopolntetl topio W for the transportation ami hoard of Mhe big Tannnauy contingent which will go to Saratoga. .v jt . itiva n o k r r.n . t mo .v. Jts Retsublleaa Meaahera Ulasallsged Will. ' the Leader's Policy, There Is trouble iu the Oerman-Auierlcan He- ' form I'nlon which Is threatening the eflirlency of tbnt oruanlal km In Its chosen work of assist. , Ing at the burial ot Tammany Hall. Organized as a great fat toi'Jn the municipal reformation of New York, Republicans as well as Democrats enrolled themselves In Its ranks. Kverythlng went well until the recent confer 1 ence of repieientatlvea of anti-Tammany or ganizations In the Coleman House. Despite the efforts of their President. Oswald Ottcndorfer, to prevent It. the reformers umong the Herman representatives present endursril the proposi tion that nuuiuti whu should sicept a noiuina tionorendorsement from Tamman) Hall should be supported by a member of the Herman-Amctk-Hn lleform liilon. piesldent Oiten dorfer ussertcil hla-bosashlp later.and with the helpof.lils rx.rniplnycrs. liumlgrictton ('oiiiinl slouer Banner and Intrni.il lleveniie Collector Oros-e. secured a vole repudlaling the action of HieiTinferetaaLthe Coleman House. The He- riuhllcans who Joined Mr. Ottrndorfer's union iei ausv they siipt'osril itwas lo lie at all times cniutlstentl) aptf-Tamm.iu) lu chaiacter. ate beginning to grumble and tu assert Hint Mr. (it- . tendorferand bis friends In Feiler.il oftlcx me ' doing their best to make the union a tenCer to i the Administration's CuckcHi lieinociac). I'n. , lesasomelhlnclsUone to allav their fears iu this ' regard there may 'be an rxislusof Iltpiililicaus from Mr. Ottendorfsr'a coterie prett) bimui. j (.'atkos Ceaveatloa To-alckl. I The County Convention of the Cuckoo Deixtoc racy will be held at Cooper I'nlon this evening, I I Among other business to be transacted will be f the fixing of dates for the primaries and nomi nating conventions of the nrganlratlon. The primaries for the selection of delegates to the btate Convention have alread) lieen provided for. They will lie held ou Friday night. (atop lllSElaa to Hpeak, la (Igaleaabura;. Senator Anthony J Higgles of Delaware, Mr, Bayard's successor In the Cnlted Stales S'enate, is to speak at Ogdensburg on Sept. CO, on "The Delations of Canada and tbe United States," He will discuss them as arfectrd bv the new tariff. Mr. Iliuglns has made Ihe relations lie. tween the Colled States ami Canada a special study. Repaklleaa Tlahet la Oatarles Caaaly, CAXANDAi0CA.8ept. 11. The Hepublicans of Ontario county to-day nominated a ticket as follows: Member of Assembly, Walter A. Clark of Oencva; County Clerk. Frederick II. Hoairot Phelps: Sheriff. William B. Osborne of Victor; Treasurer, (Ieorge N. Parmeleof Canandalgua. The Bchrlaaj Nca Patrol Fleet. WAsniNOTOv, &ept. IL- The cruise of the Retiring fees patrol fleet is about ended, tho seal, ing being practically closed after Sept. IB. The first of the vessels to return to this country, the Adams, Is now bound for San Francisco, where lis should report by the end of lids week. She left W hat com. Wash., at noon yesterday, hav lug been deuirted there sev eral da) by bad weather outside. The flagship Mohitsn will be the last to leave LmUika. remaining there until the revenue cutters depart, ."he Yorktown is probably already bound for Seattle. It is ex. pocted tbat the Adams will apend tho winter at Somoa, and tbe Yorktown ma) visit Honolulu in November. Jtf JLaJIi Uo TO BENT, 35 PER MONTH. BEATtUiriAXOrCTl NKII rUKr, PART 8ETAH,OWi:U IF PUktl HAHBl). HORACE WATERS&CO. 194 Fifth Ave., near 18th 8t ERIE COUNTY DE3I0CRATS. riTjr nr.avT.AR onuASizATtox or rotKD to aor. fi.owxk. tla trelergalea Tflll Re laaltruetett tsflss port rreelerleh, t'ctak for oersie)r-The Clevelaaet Bemoet-acj, let hjr rstiss. lerleaeral nissetl, Is ts Make at Con teat for Ihe Cesatrol of the Orcaalf allow. nt'FrAlxv.Sept. II.- If the regular Democratic organisation elects Its delegates at the conven tions which will bo held next week to chooses delegates to the State Convention, they will be Instructed to aupiort Frederick Cook of Itochester for flovcrnor. This Information comes from a source close to LlcutVllov. Hhee ban. On this subject Mr, Sheehsn has pre served a careful silence at alt times. Slate Com mitteeman Scheu and Chairman (Ieorge Ollllg of the Democratic Urneral Committee have publicly expressed their preference for Mr. Cook, without saying an) thing against ()". Flower, No proclamation for Sir. Cook tins been made, but the organ isation has been edging gradually toward him, It has been evident for months that tho organization here, and particularly Mr, Slicehsn. were not enthusiastically for the renomination of Qor. flower. When (lov. Flower suddenly removed Sheriff Beck and appointed Isaac II. Taggarl to the vacancy without consulting Mr. Sheehan, tho close friends of the Lieutenant-Governor did not hesitate to any In the heat of the moment that Eric tounty would send a delegation to the Stale Convention which would oppose Flower's renomination, anil that Mr. Hheehan could mnrshn'l the influences against him into ati opposition sufficient tndefeat Flower. Among his friends M. Sheehan has spoken candidly of tho Injuiy which lie Iwllcves Gov. Flower did him, with the Idea of creating a sentiment that he was free from the control of the men whoaro prominent In the organization. It is In accord with this reported plan thatex-Bherlff Beck lias been chosen to head the delegation to the Con vention from tho Assembiy district In which he lives. Mr. Hfrk declares that he will never vote for Mr. Flower, and that he will bo defeated by 100,000 majority In thocventof hla nomination. The lending supporter of (lov. Flower Is Nor man K. Mark, State Committeeman nnil editor nf the Ti'niM, who was permitted to name the! new Sheriff. Mr. Mark will go the Convention as a delrgato from tho First Assembly district, and it may bo rather embarrassing for him to go there Instructed for Mr. Cook. Hut the dis trict Is the tine which Mr. Sheehan represented in the Asembly seven )ears. and It Is loyal to him at nil timer, so that If Mr. Sheehan wills it Mr. Mak will get his Instructions with the other delegates. To make the situation even more complicated, Postmaster-lienernl Hlssell has come to town in his war paint and featbero. The Cleveland Democracy, of which lie Is acknowledged to be the muster mind, has formally decided to make a contest for the i ontrol of the organlratlou and the election of delegates to the State Conven tion, and for Ihe first time since the campaign cf lslll the Cleveland men will run tickets in all the wards. Mr. Bissell has avowed his Intention of remaining here a mouth. He has tented n house for that time, as tbe dlreitot) gave his residence at Washing ton, and has established a voting residence in the Twenty-third ward, where the hottest fight will be made. He is giving little time to law and plenl) tu conferences while he is here. He will be in personal control of the tight which will be made at the caucuses next week. Not I one nf tbe Federal ottlceholdets has failed to , visit his office In the past week, Tlie prospects , of harmony aie Krowlug very dim. I ------ iii:i)tticns hms i. osoxuava. Coaareasniaa lleltlea'is I.easterahlsj In the it evaklleaa Party Clonsletl. .Svhvci-sk. Sept. M. With tho holding of un contested caucuses In this city to-day by the faction of tho itcpubUcan party led by Francis Hendricks disasterhaa come to thai political am bltlnn of Congressman James J. Bsldsn. At the oH-nlng of the canvass a mouth ago it appeared as If the overthrow of Congressman Betden w ould be Impossible, sMIng that In the hands of his followers was the satire machinery of Ihe c ounty and Congress district. A stubborn stand was made In his behalf In tbe rural constitu encies of Onondaga, but as disaster was irpeated In town after town the Congress. man lost heart and his supporters became dls. couraKed. When it was evident tbat he had been Isalen In the towns, the city of .Syracuse waa looked to to ssvav him, especially as ha seemed sine of nominating himself or an adherent for Congress, through the cooperation of Madison count), which had elected a solid deleiation of , furl). i for delivery to him. Aa the day for the byracuss caucuses ap proached, however, the weakness of the Con , gressman's cause became more and more evi ' dent, and discounting the adverse result, the city Committee, under his controL last trlday issued a manifesto refusing to enter the onion caucus provided fur by the Republican State Committee. This rash action was taken uot. withstanding that Mr. Helden'a committee had accept the adjustment fliade b) the State Cuminlttee. aud issued a Joint call fur Ihe ramus. Till, was generally construed as a Ixilt.mid an intention to elect separate delegates loSaiatognand nominate separate th krls. Thii decision wasiecelveii with so much 11! favor b) the sillier eouiisellois of fungi essmrii Beideii, men like Attotne)-iietieral Hancock, lhat lie c hai'grd front vrsterila), und ordered his tity Cuiuiulttee to leiiounre any Intention to holt. The order lo his friends was simply tn stay away fromtba caucuses to-day, and they were held thciefore by the Heudi ids faction, and carried without opposition. The result gives Mr. Hen dricks absolute control of the whole situation. He vvlll select t went) -two delegates to Ihe State Convention from Onondaga i ounty, nominate three Assemblymen, a member nf Congress, aud thecnunty ticket. The party nrganlratlon will sImi he shifted from Mr, Uulden's to Mr, Hen elricks'a hands, It Is thought that Mr. Hrudrlck.'s clean sweep tvIII Inevitably make him a candidate for (iovernor at Saratoga, Doubtlrsa Onondaga's tvventy.two delegates will go to Saratoga with that end In view. It will Is? a strung delegation. Including Mr. Hendricks himself. Ifiierotisents. ex.Senatur Hiscock, Howard (i. White, Carroll K. Smith, and others as conspicuous. SO CROF.VD VfOS WHICH TU STAXD. Mr, Astwaest Hralgaa frora the Negro a. tloaal Ileaaoeratle league, Washington, sept. ll.-H.C. Aituood, for. merly Supervisor of Elections In Louisiana on. derthe Wells-Anderson Returning Board, who was nominated by President Cleveland at the ' extra session of Congress as Consul at Calais. I France, and wss rejected by the Fenate. has written toMr. C. IL , I.Taylor, the Ilerorder of Deeds of the District of Columbia and President of the Negro National Democratic League, ten. dering Ids resignation as Chairman of the Exec, utlve Committee of that organization. In hla letter Mr. Alt wood says "The attltudeof the Albany disgruntled office, seeking negro Democrats, stooping to false and unprincipled methods, as displayed by one James K, Matlhewa and William H. Johnson, and even vime of the unscrupulous acts of un. sutborUcd agents of the league Itself, make the environments so dlsxusting and degrading that I cannot further participate in tlie affairs of the negro Democratic organization as now constituted. After the outcome, of our splendid convention In Indianapolis, the grandest of ita kind ever held In this country, I had honed that negro Democracy meant something, f was In. spired by the aMlltv.the patriotism. and tho wisdom of some of the beat minds of the race as expressed in that dignified body to hope that a bright future awaited us. but it has all vanished like a beautiful dream. The action of the Con gresslona) Committee in sustaining an organiza tion under the conditions openly condemned by Senator Faulkner himself, and the actlorfof the national administration toward negro Democrats make It impossible forme to be an active worker, lo further deceive and dupe a race without some tangible evidence of the principlra weaak thera tu espouse for the bet. tcrmriit of their condition; consequently I ran Had uo ground upon which to stand," Heagsasaa Maswell la Alhaay, Aibvm. sept. II -Fourth Assistant Post master Hobert A. Maxwell stopped over here for a few hours to-da) while on his way to Wash ington. He said be dropped off here to ascer tain what the chances were for ihe return of the Hon. Charles F Trace)- to Cunrrsa. and the two talked the question ovr Mr. Trace) to ribiht had oollilna to say about the matter, but did predict that President (lev tla vi would In a short tlavo appoint John P. Mtslcrsou of this city as uuneyor of the Port of Albany. Mr. MasttrsouisaClcvslAndodiisftaL iVaaatff at lalfc III aP- JtSa Mat .s.aki. I C-an't Sleep I am sll Urrd nnl ay many peorle now This mean that tlie nervous S) stem is out of order. 1 Hood's SarsApartlla Is needed to purify and vitalize thn blood, and thus viii;l) nrve strength. Takolttiow. Kcmembcr Hood's Sa""- n A . partltm Be sore to get Hood's 0g and only Hood's. t rtiw Hood's Pills cure all liver Ills, biliousness. VANTOSEJiKEARNEy'S mammoth nrrostTortr. Largest Carriage Warerooms In New York city I no and IMM.t tsthst, through tnlvM. IS.".. U7, 120 Fji.t luth t Al.f. THE I.A1 EST KOVKl.TIFA NT.Vf COLORS. At.l. Klsllis OK TP!IM.MtStia. nrtOUOIlAMS A F.XTKNMON FROST PnOUOHAStsV tlCTOHIAN ANt) CAnntotja unt o.nk or two iioiisr.s. FANCY TRAPS OF ALL KIND3. Terr IImsicIsoma Hotly llrahe, wlt'.i fesil liars,for twu or four horses. If vou don't know Just whst you wsnl for jnm summer driving It wtlf psy you to look ihmnab Ihstr reposllorr, where you will surely And some thing te Inlerrst you. SPKC1AI, ATTEXTIOX TO LA Dins. TAMEXflKIt ELEVATOR TO AU, FlOfUe, CAVnilT t'lttE AT SKA. The Htearashls Orlsaha Ilrlvea nark to Port by Flaaiea In Iter Hold, The mysterious origin of the third of a series of fires nl oard their ships during the past elgn teen months is now puzzling tho officials of the Ward steamship line. This time ll was aboard the Orizaba, which arrived jesterday from Havana. She had a narrow escape from fire at sea and was compelled to put back Into Havana. The Orizaba left t here on Sept. tl, and when sha was nine hours on her voyage a thin line of moke was seen Issuing from the hatchway nf the after hold. The steamship carried a large cargo of sisal hemp, and a flrcwas lobe dreaded. The flames became so obstinate that It was de tided to run back to port. Tho ahlp was headed for Havana and speed crowded on. The crew continued lo fight the tire, and Just as Havana was reached the flames were subdued. At the pier In Havana a rigid exami nation of the ship and cargo was made, ami It was (ound that the lire had originated In the hemp, but no explanation could Ik given. Spon taneous) combustion was supposed to lie His cause, and after tlie cargo was restnwed ths Orizaba left Havana acnln. She lies now nt the foot of Amity street. South Brookl) n, w here her cargo la being taken nut. Commodore Hughes of Ihe Ward line said ye tenia): " ll is alisultltely Impossible to explain the file on the Orizalwi. I would give $,1,000 to know how ll happened. It was not spontaneous i combustion nt all, lie-cause we have made ea- hausitve experiments In that direction with sisal hemp and hnvo found that It will not ignit ' Irom smntauenua t omhualton. When our ship leaves poll the utmost care is taken to avoid tire, especial!) Ht th dock in Havana. The men loading our shlpnrt not alloweel to smoke orto have matches or cigarettes. They ure all care, fully searched fur these things. Aa to a con sptrac) against tbe line, that theory is non scnte. For a long time detectives worked on that Idea, aud learned that no consplracr ex sled. As spontaneous combustion was Impos sible, and with our precautionary measures in loading. I am entirely at a loss to understand the reason for the fire." On Nov. 1. Itui'i, the City of Alexandria of the Ward line tecs burned at sea during a voyage from Matunzas to Havana, and less than two months later ad) namlte cartridge was discov ered in the bagged rargo of the Citv of Wash ington. Fire was discovered some time after oti the "euecaaaehe waa preparing to leave Ha vana, and It was necessary tn sink her at her dock In order to save her. Then followed the fire on the Orizaba. Shu had a fevy passengers aboard, and Ihe-y were badly frightened. l.AirrXKM i.V A VZRBAT. BCBAr. Mr. reekhaas Aeeaeeca Mr. Cleveland onVy. later liie Case la ihe Newspapers. Treadwell Cleveland, of K arts, Choate efc Bus man, and Wheeler il. Peckham had a verbal scrap in the United States Circuit Court Tester day. Mr. Cleveland, who Is counsel for 'Mrs. "- t, Elizabeth Harnett nf Bristol, Kngiand. In her suit against Samuel N. Jarvls and Roland IU Conklln. receivers of the Jan Is-Conklln Mort gage Company, wanted more time to answer tha affidavits put In by Mr. Peckham as counsel for the receivers. Mrs. Harnett Is seeking the removal of the re ceivers, and Judge Lacombe had granted both sides two weeks to prepare additional affidavits. He also allowed the books of the receivers to be examined on three afternoons specified. Tha two weeks for the preparation of the affidavits expired )esterday. When the opposing counsel appeared before Judge I .si nmor, Mr, Cleveland said that as Mr, Prikliam had not tiled his affidavits until ves. terday morning, he had not had lima to examine them for tlie preparation of counter affidavits. He liad also had only a few hours to look over the receivers' books and, theiefore. wanted another week's time. la tpeaklng of Hie receivers' books, Mr. Cleveland ' , said they apiared to him "to show signs of slutting." In opposing his motion. Mr. Peckham said: "Mr. I levrland has spent loo much time al. rradv In lr) Ing thiscase In the newspapers. He has been fluffing them, although we re not been stuffing our books. Now. I'm not trying the case . in I h newspapers, and he has had all the time 1 urie-sary to irvil In court." , lirowlugvrrv ted. Mr. Cleveland jumped to ' his feet and said hotly "I want to deny In the most emphatic man. ner lhat either I. or uuy of my associates, have given any Information to reporters. I have re- , fused to see them. W'hatevrr information they i "jot was from affidavits after they had been I filed, when they were open to reporters as well as to the public generally." Judge Lacombe put an end to the discussion by saying tbat, although the complainant had not shown a single art of wrongdoing on tbe ' part of the reoeivirf. he would give Mr. Cleve. . laud until Friday to look over Mr. I'cckham'a affldav Ita and prepare replies if necessary. railaers Disagree, The Sheriff has received au attachment for t ,'T.N J4 against Julius A. Kugelmann and Fran Cisco Vasquez, partners In the firm of Kugsl- msnn A Co., exporters of tobacco, grain, and refined petroleum, at 130 Pearl street. In favorof Adolfo Casola of Gibraltar. The firm have been In business since May, I8SS, Mr, Kugelmann being the general partner and Messrs. Vasqurx and Casola. both of Gibraltar, beingapcclal part- ners for h','0,000 each. There waa a reorganiza tion In July, IhU-'. under the laws of Mary, land. The sttschment was obtained no tha affldav It of Ernest Flelsehauer. who represents Mr. Casola. Mr. rleischauer alleged that ou Kept, 1 the accounts shewed that there wss due Mr, Casola from the firm 'i7,Hat over tha amount originally contributed by him as special capital. He also alleged that the firm have been Intsilvent since Aug. 1. and that about Sept, 1 Mr. Kugelmann transferred certain assets, con. slating of accounts and merchandise tnFranriarn Vasquez A- Son In payment of their claim of $ -.'8,111. These accounta and merchandise were scheduled at i'-'d.t'OO, but Mr. Flelschauer de clared that theywere really worth tMS.VOO. rtsMrth-elase Pestaaaatere. Washiwotok, Sept, 11- Fourth-clan Post I masters were to-day appointed as follows; K, W. Hhlnes, Msple Valley, Otsego county, N. Y., T!f?i";H' Bfn".e.r reraoved; Maura Dutcher, Slide Mountain. I'lster county. N, V vice J. W. Dutcher. resigned; (I, W, Wilson. Millbrook, Mercer county. Pa., sice S. It. Orace, removed. 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