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SUE FOUGHT THE BUliGLAU.
131ns. niLB fxxalt.t rvsttBD nix jioir,v HTAtns. I, fllniinU tha Plaeky Little MVnmm tt s Htabjl-Her Hsssnas, Who Htept During IM "Kneeaater lit HU Reastae, j Thlaha Ha WasChlorsroraaed-The Bar. Af glar Escapes, Lesvlsa: Hla Hat Behlnd- ' A Halloa Man TV I 111 n Baa Hen-station la Arrested Thirty-two Policemen la the Nelghharhoad of the nila Baaae ana Haw tha Barglar Cemtaa; or Uolag. Mn. Elmer Hlle, who weight only 110 pounds, but It nil grit and nerve, tackled n burglar whom the found In Iter bedroom at tier homo at 120 Union street. Jersey City Heights, ycttcrdar morning. She! wrestled with him and struck and scratched him. and though ho slashed her with a rotor, oraknlfo, she clung to him until ho had half carried and half dragged her to the head of the stain. Then, with her last hit of strength, she puttied him, and he fell headlong to the bottom. llut(the fatet were with him, and ho escaped. Mrs. Hlle Is a young woman and It also vert pretty., She Is of a nervous temperament, and she didn't know until yesterday after she luul tackled tha burglar that she had any courage at all. Iter husband la employed In the stereo typing department of the Jersey City AVtr. Their house It at ISO Union street In a two story brick dwelling, and Is in tho middle of the block. The houses on either tide of It are frame, and are occupied by people who are net in aa good circumstances aa the Mies. Mrs. Hlle's burglar is supposed to be the man who for nearly four weeks has been robbing houses In the neighborhood. It Is supposed that he had an accomplice. , The lilies went to licit tbont 13 o'clock Wednesday night. Their bedroom Is on the second floor In the front of the house. The door of the roem It about five feet from the head of the stairs. The bed which Mr. and Mrs. Hllo occupy stand about midway between the front wall and the door, and the head stands out from the side wall about a foot and a half. Mr. Hllo sdept on the side nearer to the windows, and iMrs. Hlle on the side nearer the door. Mr. Hllo keeps his clothing on a chair between the bed nd the window and near the head of the bed. I WHERE TUB BUROLAn GOT IX. The rear room on the floor was occupied by Eugene Dallelnne, Mrs. Illle's 18-year-old brother, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dallelnne, the father and mother of Mrs. Hlle, sleet In an riher room. Everybody was in bed by 10 o'clock, and nothing happened to disturb tho household until 2 o'clock In the morning, i Then Mrs. Hlle was awakened. She don't know what It was that waked her. for the sars everything was quiet. A moment later she thought she felt something movo under the pil j kntvand aha turned half over la bad, although - I not yet fnlly awake. She saw a msn kneeling . on the floor almost beside the bed. She thought J at once that it was her brother, Eugene, and 1 the called : (i "Gene, tlene! what are you doing In our room!" Then, she says, she realized that It wasn't her brother. She doesn't remember Just exactly what she thought, except that she didn't think of burglars. Without knowing clearly what she was doing, she leaped out of bed. and In an Instant had thrown herself directly on the burglar, clasping her arms around his neck aa she tried to pull biro oter on his back. On the casing of the window nearest the foot of the bed there hung a policeman's club, which Mr. ' Hlle always kept in the house. Mrs. Hlle tried . to pull the burglar over to ard that window. lint almost at the moment she Jumped on him the burglar had raised himself up, and he lifted her with him. Who loosened her grip enough to enable her feet to touch the lloor. and she pulled and tugged at the burglar's neck. It was dark aa pitch in the room. Outside the rain was coming down in torrents, and the beating of it on the window panes and on the tin root of the house was sufficient to drown the sounds of the struggle so longaa Mrs. Hlle did not scream; and she did not think to do that. The burglar madeaaaahfnr the doorway. Jerking Mrs. Hllo clear of the floor, but she clung to him and choked him, and pulled him back. Then she remembered feeling one of his arms swlncr forward and then hack, and at the same moment she felt a sting on her leg near the thigh. She didn't notice this at the time. A moment later she felt him kirk her on the knee, but she continued to cling to his neck and tried to pull him down. They struggled In the dark- , neas for a full two minutes without a sound be ing uttered hy either. Once she succeeded in bending his head hack, and then she thought she had the beet of him. but with a great effort he lifted himself and almost tossed her over bis head. Sbegotatlghtcrgrtpthaneter. Theburg lar, after swinging her from side to side, humped his shoulder and bumped her up and down. She kept her grip like the old man of the sea, and she kept tightening It. too. At last the burglar hauled her to the door opening Into the hall, and. stopping there, he swung her back and forth, banging her bodv against the I casing., btlll she clung to him. Then he made I a dash for the stairs. Up to the time the head of the stairs was reached she had not realized that she was in any danger whatever. It dawned on her all of a sudden, and when It did she loosened her grip. For the first time then she remembered to scream, and she cried, El mer! Elmer!" The burglar started to turn on her. Overcome now with fear, she gave him a desperate push, and he fell head foremost. He bumped down stairs, crying "Oh!" every time he struck a step. Mrs. Hllekeptun her screaming, She ran back to tho doorway of the room, and there she fell down. Her husband woke up as she fell. He ran to her, and then he ran to the side win dow, which opens on an alley leading tn the I street. He raised this up and stuck his head out. He saw a man Just running out of the alley. He yelled at him, and then be ran to the front window and raised that. The man was no where In sight. He went back to bis wife, She was now sitting up and was staring at her night gown, which was covered with blond. Mhe didn't know even then that she had been cut, rhe found It out a moment later, and then she felloerlnafalut. - Her husband called her brother, who was still sleeping soundly, and lifted Her on tha bed. Then he ran for a doctor. Outstdo the door be saw a negro who worked for a man across the street. He asked him If he wouldn't call the police. The colored man bad a penny whistle In his pocket and he blew this until he waaout of breath, but nobody came. He was still blow. Ing when Mr. Hlle returned with Dr. VreeUnd. i Mrs. Hlle had recovered from her swoon. The doctor found that she had been slashed with a t'n.1r1 knife or razor. The cut was on the left thigh, and a as about four Inches long and a '"JL? V W .nJn.chd,V- J,r- had lost a good deal of blood, but she was in no danger. JfAiKV0!!?" V WW,&UD- i'Tknte had all readyturned black and blue where Ihe burglar Jhii- ?. A"' Aftr,h bad been attended to, Hlle and the negro went to the Commuulnaw avenue station and told the Sergeant. The Sax. geant sent a policeman with him. and on the way back Ave men were picked up. Including Captain Archie McKalg and DetectiYe Dalton, They found that the burglar had got Into the bouse through a rear window. This window is six feet from the ground, and It bad been "ached by climbing on ton of an ash barrel which stood directly under It. The barrel was still there. There were marks on tha sill show. Ing that the window had been pried open. The floors of the rooms on the flrst floor were covered with half.burned matches. A quantity of sulid tilt ei ware had been taken, and some plated ware had been left. A gold watch, a silver watch, and a quantity of clothing were also missing Thero u bundle of clothing on the dining room floor, apparently having brendrop- K.Tt,bur'l'''C,' ulch M- had knocked olT.ww on the floor In the hall up stairs, and Mr. lilies i est, which the burglar had lu his hands when Mrs. Hlle jumped on him, wot also on the flour. The rain had interfered with the police tele phone service to such an extent that the wires nli.l.?la" ? X'W Uelective Hilton In a hurry down to INdico Headquarters toaandoutanaiana for the arrest of ahatless ffffief' 'r"0 unable to give any descrip tion of the burglar, except that he was below the medium height. Dalton jumped Into a 15rtCsv",ld. eat doWB WWB- AtMootgom. cry and Wattlagtoa street ho raaacroM amaa without a bat. He knew the fellow to be thief and be arretted him and took him to hendquar tent. Chief Benjamin Murphy was sent for. IMlton told him of the burglary and the arrest, and the Chief asked the prisoner how he r-ameln be ont without a hat. The man said be had waked up thirsty and, not being able to find lilt hat, had gone nut without It to get a drink. The Chief asked him to account for himself be tween 10 o'clock nt night and the time he was arrested, and he told a story which could net be investigated until evening. While Chief Mur phy hsd been questioning the msn 1 Hilton hsd retnrned tn Union street and hsd got the hat the burglar hail left behind. It was n narrow brim derby of the style worn sit or eight years ago. "Is that your bat?" Murphy asked the man when Dalton hail brought It tntieadiitinrtrr. " It Is not, and I never saw It before," said the prisoner. The Chief made him put It on, and It fitted. " It ills nti pretty well." snld Murphy. "I can't help that." said the prisoner. "It Isn't mine, and I never saw It before." Chief Murphy ordered that the man lie locked up until the story he bail told could lw Investi gated. In the mrnn time he withheld his name, and refused to gle any Information further than that the man had served In mate prison. At 8 o'clock last night the prisoner, whose name Is given as William Conine, was mixed up among a crowd of reporters and other rill tens, and all the reftnlar and extra Policemen who have been doing burglar duty In the Fourth precinct wero brought In tn try and pick him nut. He was the only stranger In Ihe crowd, so rollcenisn Kaiser, who knew everybody else, picked him ont without nnv hesitation. Police man Oenrge lleattv recognized him as a man ho had seen on the hill one night last week, when Frank Smith's barber simp In Commttnlpaw arenue was roblied. I'ollccman Honrke was positive ho saw Conlno Wcdnesdny afternoon at the ni-nnr.An atteh tins, iiti.r.'a prsn Union street ami Ocean menue. within half a block of Hlle's house. Chief Murphy decided to hold the prisoner until further Investigation can bo made. Conine Is a tugboat man. but has not had any employment In two or three months. Ho hail been on the tugC J.Saxc, which lays up At night at ths Scrnnton coal dock. Capt. Albert Coons of tho Saxe, Engineer Nate Wlrchell, and Fireman (leorgr. Coons told Detectives lloltlc and Dalton yesterday that Conine went on board the boat at 10 o'clock Wednesday night. Ho has no home, and they permitted him to sleep on the boat when she nan laid up at the dock. They next saw him at 4 o'clock yesterday morning. He said he was going ashore to get a drink, and he had no hat on. They do not know whether he was on tho boat all night or not. When they spoke to him about his hat, he said he was un able to find It. Conlno could haegono from the boat to Hlle's house In half an hour on a trolley car. He has been convicted of theft and has eered time In the penitentiary. How the burglar got away from the house and the neighborhood without being arrested, es pecially If he hail the bundle of missing cloth ing. Is strange. For two weeks now the police on duty In the district where the robbery oc curred has been constantly Increased, and on Wednesday night there were thirty-two men. part In uniform and part In citizens' dress, on duty within four blocks of the Idle house. Capt. McKalg himself, with two policemen, was at the corner of Jackson and llramhall avenues, within two blocks of the lilies' house. The reg ular policeman on the beat. Kaiser, and another man were not far off. There was another po liceman n block away in Ocean nenur. nnd another one a block and a half away in Hergen arenue. There wasn't a street by which the house co-:ld be approached that didn't have a policeman less than two blocks away. Despite this, neither Mrs. Hlle's screams nor her hus band's cries were heard, and no one was seen either going In or coming from the house. Ever since the police force began to bo In creased the decent citizens of that part of the hill, who happened to be out late at night, ba e been Insulted and annoyed by the police, who stopped them and made them tell where they I were going, who they were, and all about them selves. Tne robberies have gone on Just' the same, and no burglar has been stopped and asked to tell who he was. In the matter of stopping people lollceman Kaiser has been par ticularly obnoxious, and once. It is said, he stopped a man whom he knew to be a respecta ble citizen und took him to the station because he gave him "back talk." At the moment that the robbery was going on a man who knows Kaiser says he saw him standing under a horseshed out of the rain, and also out of range of any thief who might want to run anywhere except In front of the shed. Chief Murphy said to Ttir Ssl'S reporter yes terday afternoon that he believed the burglar In the Hlle house was either an Italian or a negro. The belief is based on the fact that burglars don't usually carry knives in their hands. They fo to steal, and not to Injure persons. It Is an tallan trick to carry a knife, while a razor Is a negro s weapon. Mr. Hlle said yesterday morning that he be lieved he must hate been chloroformed: If he had not been he would surely bat e been awak ened as soon as the struggle in the room be tween the burglar and his wife began. Tho Kllce say that they do not bellee It, Had he en chloroformed he would not hate waked up as he did. It was sold lost night that a woman named Dutch Kate might know something about tho hat found. The police may look her upand And out what she knows. a Alt SI EXT nOJtKEIlS' TIIOVHLES. A Berlsloa la Boatoa to On oa a Strike Vala EAsrta at rJettleaaent. Bosto.v, Sept. 20. The garment workers of this city have decided to order a strike. It had been expected that an extensive strike would be averted and that the 3.500 coat makers would obtain higher wages, ths abolishment of the piece system, a return to "week" work, and a nine-hour day without conflict. At 0 o'clock last night a committee representing the Clothing Contractors' Association and Uarment Workers' Unions 1, IV. Si. :I7. 43, and 54 endeatored to arrive at an understanding. The conference was in session until early this morning without accomplishing anything. The committee repre senting the unions, bowet er, ref used to make any concessions or oilers of compromise, and Anally withdrew, after Informing the employ ers that the strike would be ordered to-day, At noon to-day every contractors' shop had been closed and the female workers, not mem bers of the union, were discharged until further notice, Hebrew Ilattera la Newark to Htrlkc. Tho success of the striking gsrment makers of Newark and the return of 3,000 of them to work tn their own terms has caused the hatters, who have been at odds with their employers for sev eral weeks, to believe their time for success has come, and accordingly a general strike was or dered yesterday. As a result about 1,000 em ployees, nearly all Hebrews-will quit work to- Joseph narondras, the labsr agitator of this city, is said to be malnl) isponslble for the strike. He arrived In Newark shortly after mid night tedneday. Justaa the garment workers were Jubilating nter tbelrvlctory.and he Imme diately began a speech which lasted two hours. Charles K. Kefrhers and Meyer Schoenfeld, who had brought ths garment workers' strike tu a Successful terminal Ion, counselled careful con slderatlon before ordering a general strike. Ita rnndeaa captured the workers by promising them financial aid from this city, and the strike was ordered. rtaverclca Is Here. General Master Workman Sovereign of the Knights of Itbor paid his long-threatened t islt to New York yesterday and registered at the Uroadway Central Hotel, where he will be toined later by all the members of ths General Executive Board. He said that he believed the Knights wanted him to settle some question of jurisdiction be tween some two districts. - The two organizations which are disputing about jurisdiction here are D. A. 40 of New York and D. A. -".'0 of Brooklyn. Both want to control ths brewers. nw Captalas us sa rJtrlke. A strike of twenty-six Captains and mates on the scows of the Barney Dumping Company, which has the contract for carrying street sweepings and garbage out to tea, caused a de lay of six hours yesterday. The men struck on account of a reduction in their pay. The com pany hired new men and expects uo more trouble. 9 De4k.UK sfllsrsts' Tails. PniiaDU-riiU, Sept. SO. The final tetslon of the tblrty.flrtt annual meeting of tha United rJUtrs Veterinary Medical Association was held to-day. The association adopted a resolution condemning the docking of horses' tails " as an operation of society," and reconsidered its ac tio -j of veaUrday in expelling Drs. Backet and t lUonbf MsnachnsetU for alleged violation of the coda of ethics of ths profession by rtfcrrickZ UittAUTUdtwUCoaiUajUJjrs. MltS. DODD TURNED DOWN. t ' xo i.oxann rnnmnKXT or ritr. JILOOMFIKI.lt ir. v. r. v. Mrs. Oraat Oot Tea Votes to Iter Hla He. eaaaa rlhe sr Iter Ilnabaaa Owaa the Asaerleaa Ilonse, Where There Is a Bar -A Bottle or lYIae that la 1A Years Old la Mrs, Thomas W. flialth'e Cellar. Tho new hall of the Woman's bhrlstlan Tem perance Union In Iltoomfleld, N. J., was formally dedicated Hept. IS, For years the organization had been without a meeting place, and there was general rejoicing among the l'rolilbltlonlsts of the town when tho new building was com pleted. A good deal of the credit for the suc cess of the undertaking was ascribed to tho en ergy of Mrs. Iteubcn N. Dodd, President of the union, who was Instrumental in securing a loan front the local bank. The hew hall was last Tuesday tho sceno of a protracted wranglo among tho members oter the annual election of officers. Tho meeting lasted nearly three hours, and It ''Culminated In the turning down of President Dodd, v. ho was n candidate for reflection, and tho elevation In her place of Mrs. 11. Grant of Falrvlew. Mrs. Dodd Is one of tho most prominent women in the town. Kho Is Treasurer of tho Essex County W. (J. T. U. and a lending member of Christ Episcopal Church. Hho Instituted the yearly picnic which Is git en to the children of the Newark Orphan Asylum by the women of Iltoomfleld. Mrs. Dodd has liceu President for only one j ear. For tho seven preceding years Mrs. The. W. Hinlth hail held the office. Ijist year she decided to give It up on account of poor health, and announced that sho uaa not a candidate. But when Mrs. Dodd'. boom began to develop Mrs, Smith changed her mind and entered the lists again. It was too late to make up her lest ground, however, snd Mrs. Dodd was elected. Then all the other officers, who were friends of Mrs. Hmlth, declined to serve under Mrs. Dodd. Finally eight or ten of Ihe Smith faction stopped attending tho weekly meetings of the union, and kept away until Tuesday's election. 1 he opposition to Mrs. Dodd's reelection was based on the fact that she, or her husband, owns Ihe American House. The American House has a bar with two bartenders. Although Mrs. Dodd never had any connection with the hotel. It was argued that her family derived a rerenuo from the lease, and hence she was Indlrectl) encour aging the liquor traffic. Mrs. Hmlth says that public sentiment was aroused because of this situation, anil one of the- persons thus aroused was a local clerg) man; who Interested himself In getting Mrs. IKxld turned down. Tills ad terse sentiment was kept quiet, and when Mrs. Dodd took the chair she did not expect that any other namo would bo put In nomination but her own. In accordance t lth the practice in togne in the union, there were no nominating speeches, but a preliminary ballot was taken to settle who should be tho candidates. There are twent seven members, but only seventeen hsd psld their dues and were entitled to vote. The pre liminary ballot stood six for Mrs. Dodd and clet en for Mrs. O rant. When the result was announced Mrs, Dodd said quietly: " I thank you. ladles, for the reward you have git en me for building the hall." Then nil the women tried tn talk at once. In the midst of the exi Itemcnt Mrs. A. B. McDou gall arose, and saying, " I won't listen to any mora of this." went out of the hall. Miss Donnelly charged the hmlth or Grant contingent with secret electioneering. When Mrs. Smith started to refute this Imputation an other woman cried: " You don't know what you are talking about Yon don't know your business." Then Miss Donnelly flred off a bombshell. "If Mrs. Dodd doesown the American House," she snld, looking straight nt Mrs.bmlth. who Is a relatitcof tiers, "she doesn't keep rum In her cellar at home!" Mrs. hmlth tried to explain; Miss Donnelly wanted to continue her speech, and all the other women bad t lews to express. A good deal of unparliamentary language was bandied about, but Mrs. Dodd finally recovered from her sur prise, and, bringing her hand down on tho table with a bang, she said : "Stopit! Stop it, all of you. You arc out of onler, and I won't hat e any more of this." When things had quieted down a little the official ballot was taken and resulted as before, except that one Smlthlte didn't vote at alb Mrs. Dodd resigned the chair to Mrs. Grant, who used to be Secretary, and nominations for the other offices were called for. Everybody who was nominated declined the honor, and, after a lot more wrangling, the meeting broke up In disorder. The elections will be continued next week. "There is nothing personal In the matter at all." said Mrs. Smith esterday. "Sirs, Dodd Is a most estimable woman and a good worker In the cause, but we can't afford to get In the way of public sentiment. It doesn't look well to outsiders for our President to own a hotel with a bar. "Mrs. Dodd needn't have taken so much credit to herself for building the halt. The lot was purchased while I was President, and the money for the building has simply been raised by a loan. "Miss Donnelly's remark about my having wine In ray cellar Is very amusing. One of the bottles has been In the house over seventy-nve years. It Is some that they hod at a wedding In my husband's family before ho was bom. Tho bride died over thirty) ears ago, and wo keep It as n sort of memento. Then there Is another bottle of white wine in the cellar that has been there for ears and ) ears. None of It has ever been opened." Mrs. Dodd wss In Summit all day yesterday at the W. C. T. U. Cont entlon. bhe was seen in the evening after her return. " I don't care to talk about ths matter." she said, with a smile. "lam willing to let tho others do all the talking. You mar be Interested to know, however, that I was almost unanl. mously reflected Treasurer of the Essex County W. t' T. II. trwlar. I ham atoi tin mmA m. delegate tn the National Convention, which meets In Cleveland next November. Things of that sort speak for themselves." New Jersey tV. C. T. V. Coaveatloa to Die. case Ussy Habjecta. The twenty-first annual Convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union of New Jersey will be held In the Bergen Reformed Church, Bergen avenue, Jersey City, from Oct, 23 to 20 Inclntlvo. Three sessions will beheld each day. The subjects on the programme to be discussed are flower missions, parlor meet ings, juvenile and Sunday school work, capital and labor, fairs, press work, health and heredity, etangelistle work, prisons and Jails, literature and periodicals, young people's work, social fmrlty. temperance Instruction, suppression of mpure literature, franchise, narcotics. Sabbath observance, relief work, foreign work, fruit of the wine, colored work, ami work among the soldiers and sailors. Three hundred delegates are expected to attend the Convention. McKatsht'a Fast Paes May zaaa II I as la fall. Arthur McKnlght, an assistant starter at tho Maspeth race course In Queens county, got on a car of the Grand street and Newtown lino at the grounds easr yesterday morning logo to the Metropolitan Hotel In WUIIamsburgh. Ho went to the front platform and ordered Walter Kryger, the motorman. to put on more speed. Kryger told him to mind bis business, where upon McKnlght drew a revolverand threatened tn shoot him. When therargotto Grand and Catherine streets McKnlght kicked tho motor msn off the platform and tried to run the car himself. The conductor went to Krvger's as sistance, and together they held McKnlght un til Policeman Burns of the Herbert street ata tlonappeand and arrested him. Justice Watson held him in f 1,000 ball for trial. Casey Its Caaseroa Braaaiht Back far Trial, James D. Cameron, a telegraph operator, who. It Is alleged, stols $600 from a brother operator, James Howell, and fled to Montana, reashed this city ) esterday In the custody of a detective. He was taken before ltecorder Smyth In the General Sessions. In default or f 1.500 ball he wss committed to the Tombs prison to await trial. When he went West Cameron went to work as a telegraph operator in Helens, Us delsyed his own arrest by Intercepting Superintendent Byrnea's telegrams to the Chief of Police of Helena. I'nluckly for him. however, he became adlclpleof Coxey. and was made a ''General." Ha and bis army threatened lo set Ore to the town unless they received free transportation to axhiogton. He was arrested, and thus his whereabouts became known. Mr. Vaaaeressk sfBalhl Mlaelas. J. F, Vandercook of Delhi, N. Y a retired In surance adjuster, Is missing. He came to this city on Monday from Bhort Hills, N. J., and has not been heard from since. He is subject to epl leptlc attacks, preceded by a period of semi-con-sciousnesa, and Is believed to be ill somewhere. Vandercook is 43 years old. Ave feet ten inches in height, snd elghs 200 pounds. lie has dark hair, just turning gray, and a blown moustache. He was dressed In black. He is quite bald and has an indentation In the top of his head, caused byaa old fracture of ths skull. The missing man wore an antique seal ring on the Utile An ger of his left hand, The Mesas Besatr TbrtTes oa good food aad suasbiae. with pleaty of ex. errlaa la tbs ooea air. Hit torn glows wiu aaslth aod ar (ace bloom with lu beaut. If an sysUm Beads tha rWsasloj; actios of alaxatlfe ruaedj tha aaMtbaseaUs aad rkaaaat U-taU lauUrt ltaa sf ' I ' ,! jsxqkr's iroMitx risirotta. Mrs, Beeaer Makes Cleea His Thefts-Mrs. Heltemejer Waste Her Pletare, Ei.tKABETrt, Sept. 20, Charles Enger was ar retted three weeks ago for embezzling a sum of money from I, tl. Passman, a hardware mer chant of Broad street. He confessed and was committed for sentence. Enger was employed as a collector by Passman, and appropriated to his own me about SI 20. Since his Incarceration here he hat received frequent visits from a woman who said the was hla aunt, Enger was to have been sentenced on Wednesday, and that morning early tjie woman appeared at the Jail with a lawyer and hail a prlvato Interview with the prisoner. The woman was scarcely, out of sight of the Jail when an elderly msn arrived and had an Inter view 'with Warden Wore, He said that he was looking for his n Ife.who hail become Infatuated with Knger and it as spending large sums of money to secure his release. The man gave tho name of John Beaver. His wire. It is learned. Is the woman who has so mysteriously tisited Enger at the Jail. and Is not related to the prisoner. It Is said that ner house Is In .Mulberry street, Newark, and that Enger was a frequenter nf the place. Heaver followed his wife from the Jsll to the office or ex-AssenibHinnn T. J. Kelly. Mrs. Beater has retained him to nld Enger. There was a scene there. The Brnter woman has repaid to Passman nearly all tho money that Enger stole from him. She tl'lteil Enger at the Jail to-day, Another Newark woman Is also Interested In Knger. She Is Mr. Chnrles Heltemerer, whose huslund Is a dealer In glasawaro at lit Mnrket street, Newark. Mrs. llrltemeyer. accompanied by her husband and a dotcctlro, visited I'ollco Headquarters here to-day and wanted to prefer charges against Enger lor defaming her charac ter. She said that Knger hail a photograph or her wMch ho had exhibited to persons In New ark, su) Ing all manner of evil of her. She had licfrlended him when he rnmo to this country from Germany three years ago. Enger will lie arraigned for sentence) to-morrow, and Mrs. Heltemerer may prefer iither charges against him. T,ECTJIIC1TX'H HEAI.TSa J'OtfKtt. , The Coaveatloa of the K1rrtro.Therapa tlsla Beans la This City. The second annual convention of the National Society of Electro-Therapeutists began yester day In the Berkeley Ljceum. Dr. William Hart ey King preslded,snd physicians. Including many women, were present from all parts or the country. Many papers were read upon the use or electricity In the treatment of bodily ail ments. In his opening address President King spoke of the need or a national law fixing a legal unit of electrical measurement. Ho said that thoan swers to circulars he had sent out showed that 30 per cent, or the medical colleges heard from had a special professor In electro-therapeutics. Most of tho other colleges gave Instruction on the subject. In a paper which he read later, on the treat ment by electricity of children with weak muscles. Dr. King said he hod seen pcet Ish, fret ful children become quiet by tho proper appli cation of electricity. One ll-ycar-old boy.whose muscles were weak In his right foot, had thirty electrical treatments in a year, llefore the treatment the boy could not mid three to three. Afterward he could odd a column of figures as quickly as Dr. King. Dr. M. Milton Weill exhibited three applica tions of electricity to surgical Instruments. One was an endlscope for examining cavities In the human lsxly by reflected light. Dr. Weill put a one and a half candle power electric light In a hollow bullet, fixed the bullet at the end of a hollow tube, and thrust the tube Into tho cavity to be examined. A laryngoscope was operated In a similar manner. Finally n stethoscope for examining tho lungs was shown. By means or a telephone receiver and a microphone tho slightest noises made in breathing wero heard. FAItSIEtl HA VII AD OX OVAlta. Arrested Three of the PreaLaeaa Uaac aad Marched Theaa to Faterson. A novel procession passed into Paterson on Monday night. It consisted or John Smith, John Dunnerly. Evelina Scrlbner, and Farmer Peter Baurad. Farmer Baurad marched behind tho others, carrying a double-barrelled shotgun In his hands and a wicked look upon his race. He had no answers for theacqualntances who called "Howdy-do!" to him. He was too busy keeping bis eyes en his three prisoners. When the pollco station wss reached Baurad made his three prisoners msrch through the doors before him, and when they lind entered his face relapsed a little and he lowered his gun. Ills three prisoners are members of a party of petty outlaws known as the " Preakness gang." which has len in existence for a number of years, and during thut time has pre) ed upon the hen roosts and mllkhouses around Prrak. ness Mountains. The farmers thero have tried tarlous ws)s to catch the thieves without suc cess. A little while ago a number or them had telephones put up connecting their houses so that they might notify each other when tho gang came around, but that did not succeed, for some one broke the wires. The rhlckrn steal Ing went right on. The farmers formed leagues and protective associations to no effect. About set en weeks sgo a Post Office In a small town In Kssex county was broken Into and the safe, which contained SI In currency and S',' In stamps, was carriid away. TbU act was at tributed to the Peakness gang. Farmer Baurad caught the three that he marched Into Paterson on his farm In lxiwer Preakness and arrested them. Xn. LITTLE 1VAXTS Jti:i HOOK LAXE. Wats lie Oeta It lie aaa JToba Vaa Dyke's Other Heirs Will Be Blch. Joseph W. Little, a tea dealer at 3d Butler street, Brooklyn, believes that ho Is one of the legal heirs to all tho property which was orig inally Included in Red Hook lane, which now extends but a single block between Fulton and Lit Ingston streets, but which in the early days of the city ran as far as Henry street. The value of the old lied Hook lane property to-day runs away uo Into the millions, and If Mr. Little and his fellow heirs were to recoterlt each would be very wealthy. John Van Dyke was the biggest msn In Brooklyn in the middle of the last century. The whole uf Bed Hook lane was included In his possessions. In 1751. on condition of open ing up tome streets, he, his heirs, and assigns forever received a clear title to tho entire Bed Hook lane. The grant was duly recorded, and a ropy of the original la now In the possession of Mr. Little, who Is a great-grandson or John Van Dyke. Other. relatives of Sir. Little are scat tered over the country, and the heirs. It Is thought, will number a hundred or more. Itwrjer Charles J, Patterson says that tho present holders of the property have no reason to feel disturbed over the matter. " They have." he said, "clear titles by adterse possession. They cannot be regarded as squatters, for they hold deeds which have been recorded for more than twenty years, the time required bylaw. Only the rlrst people to build on the lane could have been removed as squatters." Iaassrtaat Xallrsas Haifa Threateaes Is Brooklyn. Three big railroad suits are shortly to be be gun In Brooklyn. One will be to obtain an In junction restraining ths issuing of (2,500,000 collateral trust notes by the Traction Company and tho Brooklyn Heights Railroad; the second will bo for an Injunction restraining the Brook, lyn City Railroad Company from selling any of Its real estate so long as the stockholders' claims against it have not been satisfied, and the third action will be for the appointment of areceiter to take charge of the Brooklyn City Railroad system and operate it uutil ths company is out of debt. Lawyer James C. Church will conduct the liti gation on behair ot the plaintiffs, who are said to be stockholders In the City Itailroad Com pany. The total cost of trolleylng the Itrookh n City Railroad system was Sd.U03.45U. There Is another suit already pending, in which P. II. Flynn, President of the Nsjuau Compan), is trying to have the lraaeof the Brooklyn City Railroad to the Heights Itailroad Company annulled. A Birthday Celebrstleei la ths rsat OBee. Henry Taylor, who has been connected with the Mailing and Distributing Department of tho New York Post Office for nearly half a century, was presented with a gold-headed ebony cane by his associates upon the occasion of his eightieth birthday, yesterday. The presentation was made by CoL James Johnson, who Is 75 Sears old, and has been In the Pott Office twenty ve years. Mr. Taylor was appointed as a clerk on Oct. 10. 1847. by Postmaster Robert H. Mor ris. His only senior in point of service is C. A. Tyler, who was sppointed on Aug. 1. 1845, and for most of the time since has carried the mails to Governor's Island. Tha C'aaa sr Ileary IVederer To nrs Enrroa or Tux Scs Sir; la your Issue of Btpt. 7 you published aa account of lay arrest, oa cfcsrf of Joseph Raphael thai I had sioka from hla ttto. Raphael had ordered from the Una of B. a B. Ledarsr. whose Xw York ageat ans,)a quaaUty of wtlry to ba maauiactured, aad had kaU a deposit uf axxo. After tha goods had bata EsaaaXarlurtd. KaiiOMldemaadedartiurBof tds BHwejTbecaaas ha coult aot pay his bid. JiuUca Urady. at tha anUsi loary hasnna. adsouaatruad tha facta of the rasa aad rMtuiedsaa tosolaio aa zaadaauoa, but that as aiuintilnn devswpad that I had ciasuautcd ao offeaca. aad I was heaaraUy sischsxgsd. ttcasx r""iii-." , HE ACCUSED COMR. BARKER mux coxTitArroit aniMtT.r.n raw TfTAH ALL A UHKAU. A Chara-e ofTsvsrltlam Made at n Meettasc sf the Arsaorjr Board aad thes With drawn and AsKtleslsed Tsr-la Keatlaa a Dream, Too Mr, Barher Waata to Knew John O.Grlssler & Son are tho contractors who furnished the lockers for the new Seventy hrtt Regiment armory. President E. P. Barker of the Tax Department, who Is the Secretary of the Armory llonnl. Is tho working member or that body and closely supervises all contract work on tho armories. He reported last month that tho locks on the Heventy-flrtt Regiment armory lockers were Inferior, and were put on In defiance of his direction. He advised that no money be paid to thoGrlsslers until they com piled with the specifications of their contract. Tho cheap locks nro said tn have cost at least S000 less than those stipulated for. , Henry tl. Grlssler, Jr., the junior member of tho firm, appeared before the Armor) llonnl esterday and demanded payment on his con tract, President Barker renewed his objection. Grlssler became tery angry and shouted at Mr. Barker: "Oh. I understand what) our game Is. You wanted Yale locks. You wanted to favor your friend Keating and have him furnish the locks." " What do you mean by that, sir?" demwnded Mr. Barker, who half roe rrom his chair to await a reply. None coming. Mr. Barker again dcmandrdi " Do you mean tn accuse mo or favoritism?" Ho then turned to the Mayor and said! " I decline lo proceed further with this matter until this man lias had an upportunltt of sub stantiating his Insinuation. Let Keating, who cter he Is. be sent for. I want this thing thor oughly sifted." Mn)or Gllroy turned to Grlssler and satd: " Do you mean to mako Charges against n mem ber of this Board" Urlssler did not reply. "Come!" said the Mator with some nsperuy. "Itns hate tho truth. Why do ton sn that President Barker favored alelorksT And who Is Keating?" "Well. I-I Imagined It." was tho hesitating reply of the i ontractor, w ho seemed to feci t try uncomfortable. " Yon Imagined It. eh " retorted the .Mayor. How daro you eomo here to make charges or so serious a character liosrd solely on tour Im aginings 7 Oi t out of here, nnd don't show ) our face again until toucan bring c-tldence to sub stantiate your charges." Tho contractor tried to ntiologizo to Mr. Barker, who would not listen tn him. " I didn't mean It," he asserted. " I forgot myself. I-I got excited and didn't know what I was saying." ."Then what you said was without Justifica tion ?" oskeil Mr. Barker. " Yes. entirely tt Ithoilt. Oh. please accept my apology. 1 am t cry sorry, really," pleaded .Mr. "And you really didn't mean thnt I had favored an) body aa a member of this llonnl ?" "No.no: I really didn't. Please don't stop tor money. Please don't. You don't want to ruin me, do ytm? Accept my apology, won't )OU?" The President of the Tax Department refused to yield to the pleading ot tho contractor, and said that ho would Insist on an exact perform once of the contract before he would vote a cent tdthoGrlsslerK. Ma)or Gllroy raid that tho matter would not lie considered again until Grlssler substantiated his charges or made an apology satisfactory to Mr. Barter. XO SEE WI1AT WOULD ItAFPEX, Toons: Townaend Piled Ktonea lato the Railroad Hnrlteh sad trailed. Ptossbt. Sept. 20.-Georgc McCoy H. Towns end, 14 years old. colored, was arrested In this village this morning by Dctectlt o James Harris of the Long Island Railroad, accused of attempt ing to wreck the east-bound Port Jefferson ex press a rallo west of this village about 8 o'clock last night. Ho was taken from the class room In the tlllugo school, together with several other boys who were suspected or participating In tho crime. When they all arrived at tho depot young Townsend acknowledged that he was the one who did the work. He apparently did not realize the seriousness ot what he hail done. With the help or several other boys, all much younger than himself, he had placed a heap of stones In ono ot tho switches, and then sat down to see the tun. The stones were driven fh all directions when struck by the locomotlte of the express train. Fortunately the locomotive sustained no Injury and the train continued on its Journey. The only explanation Townsend could give for his conduct was that he placed the stones In the switch Just to sec what the train would do. He was taken to HIckstllleand arraigned be fore Justice Augustine, who remanded him for examination to-morrow morning. IXSAXE ASTLVX FA HE. Food Costa CO Cenla a Day Per Capita for the Htaa-nad 18 l.s L'enta for the Patlenta. Dr. William A. Macy. general superintendent of the malo Insane asylum on Ward's Island, testified yesterday before the State Commission ers In Lunacy, who are Investigating the city's Insane as) loms. He said tho food given to In mates was good, but he though It might lie more varied. The fare of the staff officers was better than that of tho patients. The food for tho former cost about 00 cents a day per raplta and for the latter about 18 1-0 cents. The aterage weekly cost per capita for tho maintenance of patients In 1 80'! was about $.1.10. Dr. Macy described the method or making ap pointments and denied that he was Influenced by political considerations In such cases. He admitted that sometimes the supply of rood and wearing apparel ran short, but he said that he had neter beard ot patients being compelled to go about in their bare feet. None of the patients was compelled to work, although etery effort was made to induce them to perform tasks to keep their minds occupied and assist in their cure, 1 he Investigation will be continued to-day. Itallaas Keep Tbelr Natloaal Holiday. The united Italian societies of this city had a parade yesterday to celebrate Ihe anniversary of the entrance of the Italian army Into Home on Sept, 20, 1870. The parade started from Wash . Ingtnn square. About 1.000 men were In the procession. The celebration was continued dur ing the afternoon and etenlng at Drummer's Harlem River Park. Mayor Gllroy, having refused last year to dis play the Italian flai-onthe City Hall on Sept. 20, the national holiday of Italy, on the ground that the celebration w as of a purely monarchical event, no formal application was made to him by the Italian societies this year requesting that tho flags be raised. Brooklyn Itallaas Celebrate. The national. State, and city flags floated yes terday from the public buildings in Brooklyn In compliment to tho Italians, who were celebrat ing Victor Emanuel's entry into Rome. There was a procession of the various Italian societies, which waa review ed while passing the City Hall by Acting Ma) or Wallace. President or the Board ot Aldermen. A picnic In Bay View Park wound up the festivities. Tralaa Delayed hy tha Fitsras. The storm on Wednesday evening caused considerable Inconvenience to some of the rail roads entering the city. On the New York Cen tral the tracks at Glenwood and between Has tings and Dobbs Ferry were covered with sand to the depth of over a foot. The Chicago ex press which left the Grand Central Station at (1 in the afternoon did not pass Croton until about midnight, and trains following It were also delayed. Similar delays occurred on the New York and Putnam division. Miss Morris Oeta Mcr Hlelea Jewelry, Pauline Morris of 251 West Thirty-nlnth street, who for two weeks has been endeavoring to recover S800 worth of Jewelry that was stolen from her and pawned for S200;has compromised with the pawnbrokers. The Jewelry, which has been In the possession of Justice Voorhls, was returned to her ) esterday. It's Like Finding Things to fursUb through us nowadays, when you consider how reasonably you can get tha Kawest Designs la Carpets and Furniture for cash or long credit. TUIS YOU CAN BE SURE Or-Thorooxhly re liable, durable goods; liberal, geatUmsaly treat ment. Gowperthwait & Co., laM. !, sad lot) West 14th HU, Jfeas lb At, Brooklyn Store . FUlboah At., sear Fulton 8C TUB OLD KEt.IABI.E- JaOUSS AND kUMU gVMSlHUUUS. A COItPB OF MAKIXK ARTILLXBT. The Best Pros-oeed for the Heavy BatSerles, the lataatry, and tha Marias Csrss. WAaitixoTo:, Sept. 20.-Bome speculation has been Indulged In as lo the action which the Ben ate Committer on Military Affairs It likely to take at tho coming session, upon n novel and rather Interesting measure referred to It, for the creation of n corps to be known nt the Marine Artillery or tho United States. The hill was Introduced In the rioting honrs of the lost session, and henco attracted little at tention. 1 1 Is. however, qu lie an elaborate meas ure, on an Important subject, and Its radical character It evident from tha fact that It pro poses to combine the entire artillery of tho army, except the light batteries, with the ma rine cori, and to place the resulting body un der the Navy Department. The new corps Is lo b "charged with the supervision of tho main and auxiliary artillery sea-coast defences, their establishment, design, armament, and equip ment of all klnd." Fourteen of the present batteries of artillery, "having tho most distin guished recordt for service at horse or mounted field batteries," are to bo resorted for the field artillery of the army. It Is hardly necessary to say that this meas ure does not commend Itself to tho annrotal of tho artillery, however It may bo with the ma rine corps. Thero Is a certain Idea In the pro ject which It worthy of consideration, namely, tho strengthening of the artillery force In order to make It adequate for the Imperative needs or coast defence. Many new and heavy guns have been built, nnd many mora nro to be furnished, and tha process of mounting them has also begun. New baiterics hate had tn be protided ror the purpose, and It Is quite evident that the rorco or artillery men must sooner or later be Increased. The project or obtaining this Increase rrom the marine corps has obtlons elements or merit, and It might lessen tho dlfflculy w hlch lsnlna)s presented by any proposition to aug ment the enlisted strength of tho array above Its present legal limit of 23,000 men. But why should the new corps be placed under ttieNatyDrpartmontr Thatdrpartnient Is con cerned with the floating and not tt lth the fixed defences. Certainly It cannot be said that the Navy Department has too little to do. In taking charge of tho ships and their crews, constantly engaged as they are In all parts or tho world, and with multifarious and Important duties In tuiting International relations cont Inuallv de manding attention. Nor can It very well bo urged that, with the almost total cessation of Indian hostilities, tho management of 25,000 soldiers and their officers Is so onerous as to re quire tho War Department to git e np thecbargo of const defences, which It has bad since the foundation of tho Government. It the bill pro losed to crento a coast defence artillery corps, and to nut It under tho charge or the army. It would bo quite another affair. Hnwerer.raklng the bill as It stands, the total result would bo to give an Increased army and navy strength. For section 0 of the bill pro t Ides that, to mako up for the transfer of the marine corps to the shore forts, the enlisted strength of the navy shall bo Increased by 2,300 men; white, to make up ror the transfer of forty-six batteries to the navy, the Infantry regiments shall be Increased to twelve com panies each, to that tho total number or en listed men or the army would remain as now. This would Insure ranch promotion to tho In fantry, with Its coveted three-battalion organi sation, and hence might enlist the Interest or thnt arm as well as of tho marine corps. Looking a little at the detallsof the bill, which was intnxlnceil by Mr. Mandrrson by request ror Mr. Sherman, it Is seen that tho new marine artillery corps is to be commanded by a Majnr (icneral. with two Brtgadlrr-Ocnerals under him. and with a large staff. There are to lie 0(1 batteries of marine artillery, each with a Captain and n First nnd Second Lieutenant, with suitable nnn-cormulssloned officers and 6t privates. Tho President, when be may deem It necessary, can Increase the battery nrganlratlon to 1 10 privates, with; !i electricians.; ;i machinists, an armorer. 8 sergeants and H corporals and an other Second Lieutenant. These OH batteries would call for 0 Colonels. 12 Lieutenant-Colonels, 7 staff Captains, and 1H staff Lieutenants, besides the lwttery officers already mentioned. The manner In which the officers shall be appointed on the consolidation Is carefully prescribed, with provisions for retirement. It Is noticeable that vacancies In the grade of Second Lieutenant In the marine artillery are to be tilled by the ap pointment of graduates from the Naval Acad emy each year. This would result, of course. In et entually making the organization In time still mors exclusively naval. As to the fourteen batteries of field artillery, a. Dovel organization Is provided for them. They are to form two regiments, one consisting pf "the regiment or horse artillery," with two battalions, each having three horse batteries. Kach battalion has a Lieutenant-Colonel, a Major, and an Adjutant, and each battery a Captain and a First and Second Lieutenant, while a Colonel commands the regiment. There Is a similar set of officers ror " the regiment or mounted field artillery." which contains rour batteries In each battalion, or eight batteries In all. It Is provided that the President may designate and equip one battalion or tho horse artillery as mountain artillery; and he may In crease the strength ot any battery to any ex tent fixed. It Is difficult to see how the artillery Is to be. benefited by this change On the face of It tho scheme proposes to reduce the artillery strength nf the army to an Insignificant fraction ot its f resent force, and as fast as possible to mske he new coast derenco corps completely naval In personnel, as tt would be at once In control. On the other hand, the artillery has a tery good prospect ot tho enactment or Its own bill. In creasing It to seven regiments Instead or Ave, as now. with abundant promotion while remaining In the nrmv. The Infantry also has a three battalion bill In prospect, although. It Is true, without an Increase or enlisted strength. In short, this measure makes the mistake or trans ferring to the navy what does not belong to It. If the boot were put upon the other leg. and the marine corps transferred to the army, the case might be quite different. XEir.S OF THE EAILItOADS. Aaaooaremenl of the Beading Beora-aalsa. tloa Plan Poatpoaes. ' PnitjtDXt.nii A, Sept. 20. The conference that was to have been held here to-day by the pro moters or the plan for the reorganization of tho Heading Itailroad was prevented by the absence of F. W. WhltrJdge of New York, who Is coun sel for the Olcott committee. Mr. Whltridge will probably be here to-morrow. In that event the plan will probably be placed In the bands of the receivers to-morrow afternoon, and will bo submitted In court by them either on Saturday or on Monday. It was learned to-day that the charter of the National Itailroad Company, which Is the Beading's property. Is precisely similar to that of the Prnnsyltanla Company, under which the western lines ot tho Pennsrl t anla Itailroad are operated. Mouthers Freight Ageata la Csarerenee. AnaTrA, Oa., Sept. 20. Trafflo managers and general freight agents of all the Southern rail roads In Convention here to adjust cotton rates hare agreed upon the percentage or the crop each or the roads shall have at all points except Atlanta. Montgomery, and Rome. (la. Delega tions from tho pig-iron manufacturers from Peunsyltanla ami Alabama were before the Convention to appeal against the action of the Pennsylvania and Beading lines in raising freight on Iron pipe SI per ton. An effort is being made before the Convention lo schedule steam coal and domestic coal at the same rate, there having been Si cents per ton more on do mestic coal than on steam coal heretofore. Attempted HnlcUe at Bovera Boast. John Whitman, a printer, 20 years old, of 133 Eldridge street, was taken to the prison ward at Bellevue Hospital yesterday aflernoon on a charge or attempted suicide. He Jumped Into the F-ast River yesterday morning rrom Ihe pier known as Rovers' Boost, at the foot or Riving, ton street. Whltmsn plunged in at almost the same spot where Owen heery or Bt Cannon street was sitting when ha waa shot by supposed river pirates on the night or Sept. 17. Tha Weather. Ths storm centre passed northward orsr this neigh borhood early yesterday morning snd was oier northern Sew York and New England yesterday. The storm hsil kt but Hill ot Its fore sad tbs beary rata continued to fall oter thosa districts and well north Into Canada. Tha slonn seemed to be p tuning off toward the coast of Maine sad ! likely to produce high winds orsr tha North Atlantic. InlbaroualryfronilowerNew IniUnd south sad westward si! traces of the storm had disappeared sad the weather was fair, la this city tha day was bright and fair, humidity stood at bl per cent, at tt A. M, but dropped lu M per cent, at noon, wind soulbwett, aserags velocity It miles sa hour, highest omclal temperature 7tt low est M', Urometer corrected to read to saa hil at 8 A. M,WTt, 3P. V,-3. The thermometer at Perry's phsrmscy. Bra build ing, recorded the temperature yesterday as follows; IS93. lbt 1 iss.-. IM14 S A. M OW TU-I 3 SO P. 3f TU 7a a A. M w ! tr si ;o' ?t mil 73' iv, up. tt t ed it M 75' fS'lUMM ! tt,' Average , 7IU ATeragsoo8ept.IIO.lsMI ;o wasauotox roaxcaar roa rxisav. Ibr AVw a0foad aad eastern A'eie York, oanarsllg fair; soaiAwasi n-tads, heeoada aertAwaaf. For tha District of Columbia, eastern. Peaaayrraala, Hew Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, aad TUxtola, fair, alUhUy warmer; southwest wtada, i Bntlais ?m . siiiii latiiaiaanannnnnai .s, Black . i Dress Goods. 1 Carefully selected Mfc Parisian Novelties w for Autumn and early Win- f; ter wear. jr Rough Camel's Hair, f Armurcs, - m Homespun, M Cheviots. m Tweeds and Serges, SS in 'greater varieties than thosa lp of any preceding season,- !a Lord 3 Taylor ;j 1 Uroadway & 20tn tit, - l AVTVMX WJUflUXUB., HfcJ Pellee Justice Dlvvers Hon Married a -Jll Mlsa LI site Viola Ulwood. WM St. Joseph's Church, at the corner of Blxth jM avenue and Fourth street, was the scene of ths " xfc wedding of James P. Ulwer. son or Police Jus- St, tlce Patrick Dlvtcr.and Miss Mtxlo Viola Kll- '9 wood esterday afternoon. The bridegroom, Ml who Is 25) cars of age. Is Clerk of the Second jab District Civil Court. The bride Is the daughter g? or Copt. F.llwoodof the Pacific Mall Steamshlpi JlS Company. & The Ilev. Father Morris performed the cere- 'WM mony. Owing to tho Illness ot Capt. Ellwood Vfil only a few acquaintances were Invited to ths 3M service. Miss Belle Maher acted as maid oC 2qE honor, and Thomas Farley, the bridegroom's fl brother-in-law, was the best man. The bride, Wa was given away by her brother, James Kllwood. iSVl Immediately after the church service Mr. and $M Mrs. Dlvier left for Niagara Falls. JO a Police Justice and Mrs. Patrick Dlvver. Civil OS Justice Bolte. Oliver A. Maher, James McCar- Wm thy. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Cohen, Police J ustica ,,'ji Han. and Mr. and Mrs. Bobert Bore wero &fl among the guests at thu wedding. When ths ! couple return they will beat homo at Justice) VJM Dlvver's cottage at Cedarhurst. i.'nni 'tiH Cammlngs-IVrlsht. -0JH There was a large gatherlngot wedding guestAT JuM at Bt. Peter's Church, Ninth a cnun and Twen- fl tieth street, last etenlng, to witness the mar- "iSjnni rlage or Miss Marlon Joseohlne Wright, daugh- vlsfl ter or Mrs. James T. Wright, to James Clark trfl Cummlngs. Mr. Cummtngs Is n I'nltcd States -nfl Special Treasury Agent. Tho rector or SU $$m Peter's, tho Rev. Olln S. lloclio. officiated. Tho jn bride was given away by her uncle. J. It. Ma- fv govern, and atterded by Miss Jean Ktryker as '?J maid nf honor. Henry Hnlelman. Wll- 3Hl Ham Magovern, Samuel Bailey, and John M K. Fryer were the ushers, and Thomas P. t rani Black stood up with the bridegroom. The $ bride's gown was of white satin hrocailo, em- 'tiX9 broidered with pearls and trimmed with duchess lace. Among ths guests were Collector James ' sfdnl F. Kllbreth. Deputy Collectors Dudley F.Phelps. WM and Daniel t). Hawthorne. Appraisers James A. ju.ni Jewell and George V. Tlcheuor. and Special WiB Treasury Agents O. F. Cross. Ira Ayer. and fAsJ Frank Flnley. Mr. and Mrs. Cummlngs will lives '! at SOU West Set enty-fourth street. &W Phelps Dnjinnnr. 3nJ 'Mist El Ira be th Claire Duannewas marrlerl $&' yesterday to Frank Bain Phelps la the chantry TfM of Grace Church. The Ber. Dr. Huntington nf- rlMi Delated. The brldo Is anatlte of Detroit, Tha $isi bridegroom lstlio son of Judgo Phelps of Janes- ?3f vtUe,WU. iS TV. IV D. Mtohca Engaged to Alias De Aeoataw $ The engagement of Miss Illta Hcmandex da Sjl Alba de Acosta to William E. Dodge Stoke MM .was announced yesterday. Miss De Acosta U jjH the daughter or Rlcardo do Acosta. who has -snl been In the shipping and sugar business In this & city for twenty. Hie years. The De Acosta real- SJtH denre Is at 48 West Forty-seventh street. Miss srsY De Arontu Is o relative of the Duke of Alba of ta Spain, who Is now the guest of J. J. Van Alen at yu Newport. ggaH Mr. Stokes Is the fourth son or James Stokes, WRr Recently his namo has appeared frequently In 'JtVsnl the newspapers through the litigation In which 7t9 he became ln olveil with his cousin, Edward S. iitSm Stokes. Mr. Stokes is 113) ears or age. He was 3JaTJ graduated rrom Vale, and Is a member of a ? dozen clubs In and out or town. His horses aro t'-M among the finest In the country. He lias been StirM regular prize winner at the Horse bhow. '5Jn Judge Bartlett nnd Bride In Saratoga. nvfj'll Saratooa, Sept. 20.-Judge E. T. Bartlett anS ywM bride or New York arrived this morning at tha ltin United States Hotel and will remain several 'iu-j days before continuing their journey Into tha 5SJI Adirnndocks. Congress Hall was closed for tha 4sil season this morning. The t'nltiil States andi toJI (Jrand I'nlon will remain open until after ths I'll Democratic State Convention. iaflnl i t9ffl Ths Platform Collapsed and Twenty.Bvty JErll Persona Were Hurt. Sfeni Axnov.O., Sept, 20. A wooden platform be- SbS tween two South Akron buildings collapsed at 7 JBfiM o'clock last night, carrying seventy-fit e person TfiB down a distance of thirt) -five fret. Twenty-flvo f&M were more or less seriously Injured, and one, 3?fl Joseph Byan. aged IN. received Injuries rrom dCtsi which ho died a row hours later. The platform IftlM had been built for the uso of a carriage deposl- lfB tory which had recently been leaseil by an ath- -'4isi letio cluli. The club announced an opening JaYns entertainment for last night, and the platform Ttiani became crowded with men anxious to secure. mlmW good seats for the entertainment. -ma! hfaysr Hopkins Closes Chicago Canshllar tEfl Ilouaea. nsl ClllCAOn, Sept. 20.- Mayor Hopkins this yH afternoon issued an order closing all gambling 'sKsj houses in the city. The order had Its Intended. Slnfl effect, and there Is not a game going on. Depu- jfcnl ty sheriffs, acting on warrants Issued by ths -rlT'anB Superior Court, raided the notorious "House of Jntnanl David" and the Newport Club at 2:30 P. M. innni But at neither place was gsmbling in progress. 3KS Taaaar Onrlsnlsg with Htudents. nsn Poi-aiiKgrrsiE, Sept. ID. Trains and steam- rfl boats w ere loaded to-day with crowds of Vaaaar -Ji fl students on their way to the college. There has 3H never been such a rush on the opening day In 'iS'fl the history of the college. The attendance is Mans! 200 larger than last year, and even with the new saaVann! Si 00.000 dormitory it was not possible toac- Sanaa commodate all the students with lodging. Board wnsni has been secured tor about seveiit)-nve students Cunnl In prh ate bouses In Poughkerpele. 9ansl Mrs. Cougar Taken an Appeal. " Jj Rostov, Sept. 20. Counsel ror Mrs. Helen W'nsnl Oougarof Indiana, who was non-suited In her Knai recent case against Congressman Elijah A. jOans! Morse ror libel, filed a motion ror a new trial la p-nH the United Sutea Circuit Court to-da. Tbs MUM grounds are that the erdlct was against ths if-ssni evidence and also against the law and lustruo- '&nsn! tlont ot the Court. jKfnsni Is n Properly Alas an Artist I JRnsni WASi!i.taTOV,Sept.20. SecrvlsryCarllsle to- SBfansn day directed that a further hearing be granted JnHnnsn Mr. Elliot, the property man of Dal 'a Theatre, -wnansni New York, who waa yesterday ordered deporltd, taiansl sa coming into the United Malta under con, !.7nsal tract. Elliot nowsas that he Is an "artist." snsl and us such does not tome under the contract Knsnl labor law, vfanaa CARPET T. M. STEWART, fl 326 7th Av. M CLEANINGi Z3Kw SI FOU TJIK COSl'EXIKXCE Ol Wfl 'IUK SVS'S ADI'J-UtTJSEBH IS OVriCEs IIAVE fir-Eh OfENKJi AT Wsnsnl 80 EAST 125T1T ST., KZAK VOtHTU AV. AMD ssnsni 1,205 BROADWAY, ' M XLxxm9Tm y " -iH Bsnsnsnsnsnsnsi