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Mm - . THESUN, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1897. " '' ' V "' .
p? , , . . . . ' i " . .. CHARTEIt GONE TO ALBANY. ft w ' it A Ton nrjwsti au ar.Tir i.utr itr.coM on.Tr.cTJo.si. ft Tfcer Yntel for llm tihnrtrr ne is IVlinte, tint ft Would VrrTtr One-Clmmtier J.ealaln. ft tore, at Ooe.lIessSJeal roller Ilonrl..nd Un. fr limited riwrror Jtemovnl la the Mayor. C Fecreirr Ocorgo M. I'ltmry. Jr.. mid ex f Mayor Thomas V. Ullmr of the commlUM np- pointed bjrtho Orcater .Vow York Commission jr. to take totlie I.rellnturu he report nf tlio com. '" minimi, together with tlte ilrnft of the new d oharter nnd other proposed legislation rotating S to the consolidated mutilr1p1lllB. delivered B duplicate copies jeitcrdny t" tho clerk of tlio I Benato and the Assembly. The report I signed 8, br all the memliem of tho commission except 1 the venerable Andrew II. lireen. who has been 7. unable to participate In the work of tho coin. K' mission. f The commission, br rote, decided rrot to make p the report public until It li presented to tho 5 Legislature. Selh I,ow and Mayor Htrwigmado public yesterday thl letter to Secretary I'lnney: ." Hint A the undersigned have voted for the J Greater Now York charter ai a whole, and hnve jollied In Hie report to the Legislature to bo I submitted In connertlon therewith, they wljh to have It made a matter of record that. In the ' framing of tho charter anil for the reasons atated below, they havo both apnknn and voted 1. For ii Municipal Assembly with a single Ki'r a single I'ollro Commissioner nnd aa Independent Hoard of Elections. .'I. For granting to the Mayor the power to re move, without charges, In tho putlin Intercut. tliroiiKhont the whole nf hie term. Instead of limllliiK this power, as the charter does, to tho first six months of hl term only. 'I hey propose to support the charter aa a whole. notwithstanding that In these Important , particular It differs from what they think It ought to bi. because they believe that u it ' wholo Its merits outweigh Its defects nnd be. 1 tame they nliibclln,u that under It consolld. t tlonrnh safclv lie brought almiit, Thauhdch'ighi-il bclletr that In the majority of cities In the Tolled .states, as well as elr where, the leglaliitlti- "! lons'sl of one ehamtr Thoiltt "f Sew nrk Itself has had t mi chamber In II legislative tiody. Thrtwn t hninlf r did mil prnta so valuable a to make the ilty desirous Hi keep them. The analogy . sometime drawn between the leglsltitltc body I ot a city nnd Congress or tho Legislature of it Male, In the opinion of the undersigned. Is mis. . leading. A oily legislature does not deal. .' n a Inrge sense, with political uucsttnti. but onlv Willi a limited number of speci fied .objects. Neither the I idled States nor any Slate of the I nlmi keep a Legislature wllh two houses In continual session. All of the Slates of the Cnion. except six, restrict the meeting of their Levis ' luturo In a hleiiiihtl session. 'J his does not jntuli Hint lliegiourninent nf n rlt) I by any ' means nil bnilnessi and yet It In true. In mo 'i opinion of the undersigned that It I much Imiru biislnu- than It Is government In the larger ciimv The pioplu of tho city look in tho titan-and not to thiltyfor the protection of life anil pi "pert j. 'II ocltv Iselmply Hie iitfent of tho Suite. far it It has tu do with tho police fun e. with .t'lUMilr.wlth the tiiihtli' health, , and. L'etieiiill) Bieiklhir. a tn nil the miittein thai relate to the life of the i'ltlen. At" these aiibj-! ls.lheprcipoedclwrteri;leto theiniiul clpul I.ef'slntureiilmn.t no olee at all, except n volt ens to tl.eniniiiililof moiiev to be expended fur such piirpo-. tin the other hand. to tl.o innlter that lelali'to the bueliii of the clll reii. the npi'iilni; and mnkluk' of 1 reels, lln Mipul of water, and nil the ret of It, the city l jioi mi linn li tho iiL'etil of tho Male u It Is the ; HL'i'lil ot the people of the cll. What Is to be 1 esperlally miiikIiI, therefore, us It appears to the I iii.m riniiul. in tho orttanlriitiou ot n cltyKot ermneiil in relation to ml such main l ". Is a r.) 9. ', tm thai will ilrl of all pruieol tho abuse 1' abrlnuliiirfroin rerklesunensor dishonest), and ' then will lendltM'IMo the edleleiit conduct ot :, the i'.t's buslneie. The uiiileiplnneil bellevo thai lie charier makes nmple provi'lnn, en furns any rlnirter inn. without recard to the fact tli.it the .Municipal A'-ecnlily I dded w tnln two lion!. HKiiiiisi liotli recklessness and d eluuisti cm Ihu p.irtof thiinlllcialsiir tlieclty. Whaleier nieills iiiav appertain to the )steul nf 11 Miinlcipal Assembly with two chambers. It tun hardly be contended that It lend itM-lf to eilli lency. It Is inueh morn likely tnlend llelf '" to exntliiusaiid co.tly delnj'. For the re.t, the 1 iindereliroed helleiu that the 1 oiicentrnllnn of ;. tixpunslhlllty fnrlvtilslntloii that Is proper to a 1 city Hi a slnk'le hniiiner l likely to avert nils, chief more eiiicrhBtully I linn the division of r power between two chambers. They do. how 4 eur, bellote In a Inrce legislative body for o V larre n clt), '( 'IheLeiow Commission, by It Investigation t', nf the I'oln e Department ill New York, made ; clear loeerlHly what was before only dimly f nuspe ted- niunely, the ast uppnrlunllr tliero I' 1 tor aliiitoof the powers thai tho 1'ollco De partiniui must nave, I'udor the.e clrcuni. ( eiahies. It aipears to tho uiidcr.luned 10 bo tho II dit late of political wisdom to ulvu to the I'ollto 1' Iieparlini'iit no mnro power than It must have. I 1'nr tlil- reason, the underslKnid would not irlvn jf to the Colli Department the entire control of ' demons. They would rather preserve oil Inde j," peiideiit I'oant of Klrctlon to do forllrenter !S'ew York what an independent HuhiiI of Klec tinnn lias done for the city of Ilrookl)ii, In the luiiin, mlUfaitorllv, for twenty-live years. If It be arcueil Hint the Cnliee lln.ird must have . the entire control of election because the police forrc ha to be hi litwuly Usui on 1 election day ami 111 connection with elections. the best nn.wer I thnt In Ilrooklyn for n iiiur. ' tir of u century tho contrary sntcin lina pre- salled to the Keiiernl satisfaction of the people. If the elei thin business Is not confided to tho l'ollce Department the prliiclp.il iirituinent. In 1 Hie oDlnlon of the undersigned. In favor of u lour.headed Collie Hoard. I he iiiembers of whlcli are to be.eleeied.o that the polities of not morn than two at the tune of their appointment ehull ) the same, appear to fall to the Kround, It Is adnilttnl that in 11 elty with a P"ltio force so larite a that nf the iSrenlrr New York, the or Hlil7iillini of the department with u slnclo (,'ommhsloner nt Its bead would require sprclcl arrangements for trials and for the dlschnrceof 1 oine of the other functions nf the department. Jt Is alto admitted that tnechnpler on the Co Ice Department In the prnpieil charier I a ureal improvement, as the iimlerslgnetl think, upon the present law relnllnc to the l'ollce De partment nf the citv of New York; but for the ; proper business of the police the undersigned would rather trust to the snfeti to be had by lioldliiKone man responsible for the ailmlnls tratlnnof thu department than toanysnfety that can cniiin from dltldlnir responsibility for I theadmlnlnlrntlou of tho department between r the members of a board of four men. The uiidrrsluued bellevo that the authority tttve.11 tu thu .Mayor to 11111K0 appointments with out conllnuatlon ought to curry with It. a a '.natter of coure, the authority to make re. tnovals in the public Interest w Itnnut eharite at anytime. In other words, the power to appoint cm .0 large a scalo and to such Important positions onuht to carry w ith ll a corresponding responsibility nttu'hed to tho power. If a Mat or knows that he must be responsible at all times for the conduct of every appointee be. cause bo can remote him If ho fall tu nlve sat isfaction to Hie public, tho Mavor. In the opinion of the under. Icned, ! much more likely to be careful In the choice of his men than If, after six months, he is to bo freu from thecoueo,uences of any mistakes that he may make. Again, re. pflnlhllliy to the Mayor 011 tho part nf I ho ad ministrative department I tho chief element that makes for unity In the nilmlnl.trnttnu of the city and that lends itself unceasingly In efficiency. One has to choose at many points In organizing a city government between efll clency and the assumed safety to bo had by a division of power, The undersigned bnlletn that much division of administrative power not 1 only makes It diflleult In accomplish posltltn good, but 1 Itself always eliciting serious Harm by mnkliiR pn.Hlve anion dlfllcnlt or .inpnimlhlc. They also bi'liete that no principle , can bo appealed to more safely In public life than the prinrlplo of locating responsibility upon public ouicera soclearl) that thr cnnnol evade II. Cer) department nf the city govern ment Is rondiirted from lucf-r-lt v upon this batU. and It Is unt npparent why the different department. In their ii'lallnn to the principal administrator of tho city, the Mayor, should not be carried 011, In the Interest of thu city, tttsin the same ll.eor., Tho nnilersigntd reiog ile (list In a work IlKn that of preparing it charter for ((renter New York the views of tho mnjiirliy of thn.e to whom the duty ot frnmlng it charier I com mitted must prevail. Strongly a they believe that In the point Indlinteii thu charter Is at fault, liny are nevertheless prepirrd to support It for the reasons already glteu; but In doing so they wish ll to he known that they think the charter Is constructed. In these pnrtliulnr. upon a wrong theory. The dinner, nt theo points, ap. peals for safety to a il'tlslou of power, 'Ihu undersigned, nt these points, would trek .atety. nnllieother hand, b limiting rtsponslnlllty .0 charly that there Is no potslbllltt of finding It. ; ltcspeclfully, W. I,. Ki 1111111, Srill tow. t Nf iv Telephone Coiilpnajr, ! Ai.iiasv, Cob. III. Tho City and Suburban Telephone Company, with principal ufllce nt BO.'l Broadway, New York city, was Incorporat ed to-day by tho Secretary nf Slate. Tho com, pany Is to operate to nnd from Now- York, Albany, Ilrooklyn, Iluffalo, Schenectady, Am sterdam, Fonda. Fort I'lsln. I.ttle Falls, I'tlca, Home, (Igdenshtiruh. r-)iiicuso, VYatertoivn, Oswego. Moiitlcello, llliigliaiutou. Auburn, CI- Twlra. (li-netn. I'ornlliir. Itfieliestiir. flleiiti. llatnvla, Ldekport, and titrlous sm.iller cities and towns throughout the Mate, The cupltal stock Is SlOu.ono, and ihu directors nre Alfred II. Teller. ChiirUs It. Mmhnll. Charles A. Tel )r. and II. Ituwlanil Munin of lirooklj 11. Henry )t. Oakmnn and Samuel Hear a' New York city, and Charles K. Tuinpkliik . 'srsey City, 1 (J. Itowland Munroe, a lawyer of (1 Cedar 1 street, a dlreetoe of the I ity and Suburban , Telephone Company, talii yesterday nfteruoon 1 that thu new company had n contract wllh the Make mid Hreak Telephone Cnmpaiiy of I'lilla 1 ilelpbla. which lunke a transmitter known as ' the Muke and Hreak transmitter, which Is in litigation, havii'g been attacked by tho Hell . people. 'lli Make and Hreak Company, he , oald. bad a United Stales patent wlilcn Iho Ilell iMbjLr- ?J-s-r;T?fa't!-T MMaBii i "r.-..jisiaptHsssasii ' . 1 ' a-. Ole claimed srsta an Infringement on the Iner patent. The case, he said. wa and hail long bieii In Husbands of a referee In the Cnltel .itate CmJrt In tho Seventh District. The new company Jevl purchased the rights to all palents. appllannes. and goods of the Make anil Hreak ttompany for the State ot New ork, and had laid out a rente for the establishment of a telephone line. One of tho (Uilef men lathe new concern, he said, was Harry 11. Oaktnan of 1'03 llroadssay. IS TlIK T.KOMHT.AXV1IK. rrhe Vote as the Fnenmatlo Tnke Itlll lie eoretldereit In the Aaaembljr, Af.nAMT, l-'eb. Ill, Aaaemblyman Tralnor (Dom N. Y.). who I leading the opposition to Senator Fowl's Cneumatlo Tube bill, which was passed vestm-day wlllieait Mr. Tralnor's kr.owl edgo while In was eonverslni: with somo laillea In tlc Assembly chamber, did not move to cen sure thoclork ihlsinornlnc.aa ho talked of do ing l.t night, nor did he oppose the adoption of the Juurnal as it stood. He announced that he retrained from maUnc a light because of his undenantidltig with Mr. Nixon, the Hopubllcan teadrr, that the vot by which tho bill was passed would be reconsidered. A little lator Mr. II. T.Andrews, the bill's sponsor in the Assembly, moved a reconsidera tion. Mr. Nixon eaid that It was not the business of the majority to see that the Democrats kept track of what was going on. but h supported the motion in order that those opposed to the bill mlirht speak agaJnst It. Tho Assembly voted unanimously for reconsideration, nnd the bill will take Its regular placo on thecalendnr. A bill of Mr. lluirrjihrey to make the stock of trust companies subject to taxation. Just as the stock of bank; la taxable, was teportcd to the Scnntti to-day by the Committee on Taxation and Itetrencbinent. Tho report was ordered by the commltteo yesterday, and the trust companies of the Stnto had all heard of the committee's action. This morning Chair man Hlggilis's ilcsk wn piled high with tele crams asking for a hearing-oil the bill before It Is acted on. It Is llkolytlutl the bill will be recommitted for the hearing next week. In lorm It Is an nmendmont to die sections of the tax law which relate to ba;ikR and banking associations by nddliur trust companies. Trust 'om.innles are also required to make annunl reports to tho tax assessors lost as the banks do. Tho following bills were passed In the Assem bly: Mr. Post's, regtrcllng the rtiootlog of weh footed will Cowl on I ong lilnud SouiU and adjseent bsys. Mr. IicKiilgtu'e. proilillngfor thesppolntmsut of a county del-ctlve In ljueens county by the County M-nlpr Hut's, pro'lillu forlheawarrt of ilsrnaiies csuied.Yyciinnglugilie grade or a portion of sorter. but aveiSie In New Yum. t-tilo.llhy'.siloilie townand o"untycoper livi losu-anee cooiraule-.to lucressn the number of atsrssmei ueaeli jtr. . .t ,. t-enstor 'irrd',ionklngihelermof the New lork Comiiy ItatUtor herealler four years. The fotoavlng bills wero Introduced In the Assembly: lr Ito-lsr Approprlstlut J50.000 10 r.pslr and enlarice the Forty seienlh Iteglment armory. rroj- 'Sir. O J. cnrk-l'rovlillnrihatall fonees bordrrlna; 011 nuiiwntsoulslilsnf eliy or t Plane limits shall be cimstrueud or wire .mill on pons. . , lr. Maih"soii-K.stniillJilng 0 esuieway and vis. duel for u as a publlo slryat across the Jerome Park lteservolr 1.1 New torkeliy ami locludlnc In coil In the reiulsr reservoir espeose auproprlsuon. Mr. MaUitwanu utiiiirltli a New tonicity tolsiue bonds li-r (iio.ooo lor tbo ,-ontirurtlon of a grauu boniovoriiaud tonro'jrse at liltst street and Moinolu Parwut. .school cnn.nnKfr is a vaxic. J'.levea I'nl.lle Hehool INiplle Hurt In as Mlnmpesle Cnuaed by rire. Hostiin. Mass.. b. 111. A slight fire to-day came near developing Into a disaster at the I'verett Ornmmar School house, on Northamp ton street. As It waa many of the children were Injured, eleven being taken to the city hospital, where two are In a dangerous condition. One of them, Margaret Hoach, Is expected to die. The causo of the accident was tbe burning of a waste paper basket In the dressing room on the ground iloor connected with room 4, which Is under the charge of Miss Foster. M.T. I'ritchartl. tbe principal of tbe school, was on the ground floor at the time and ills covered the tire almost at the start. He Imme diately pulled the fire gong. The children started nut quickly. The smoke began to pour Into tho halls, and n panic ensued. The children screamed and lost their heads completely. In vain tho teachers tried to hold then) In check. Tho balf-crazod girls crowded, pushed, and fought to get out. The principal stationed himself at the Cam den street iloor and did his best to control the children. The smoko was so thick at this en trance that tbey wero forced back egaln to the entrance on Northampton street. Hero the children hurled themselves upon those already struggling at tho little door. A short flight of steps leads down to tho main exit, outside of which there art storm doors at each side. The doors are only thirty Inches wide and admit ot Ibe passage of only one person at a time. Meanwhile tho Fire Department had been summoned. The noisy approach of the fire apparatus, with the ambulances and police patrol wagons, added to the terror of the little oner. In a few moments tbe whole affair was over, and nil that remained to do wns to care for the Injured ones, tt ho were taken to the city hospital or to their homes and near-by residences. The tire did but llttlo damage other than to scorch the woodwork and burn an umbrella stand. Miss Frnncls selred a pall of water and dashed lis contents nter tbe flames. Some of the cltv officials who hurried to the school when tho alarm was given have no doubt that the tire was started by a girl dropping a lighted match Into a waste paper basket. Nobody raw her do It. but the circumstances teem to war rant tins explanation. rvT.i.r.jt jiEie nvsitASD's ron. TVhlte the Men Were FlahtlaK for at Knife Hhe Hirnek tbe llecldlec 11 low. Francesco I'lorl, .'IS years old, of 257 Eliza beth street, got drunk yesterday nflernoon, and on his way home last night he stopped at S.14 Mott street to see some friends who live In the house In the rear of that number. While I'lorl was crossing the courtyard between tbe front nnd rear house he caught sight of Mrs. Annie Llugl. a comely young woman who was drawing it bucket nf water. Smitten suddenly with her chnrms I'lorl approached her and said some thing that he Intended its a compliment. In stead ll alarmed Mrs. Llugl, who, seizing her bucket, hurried oft toward home. I'lorl, piqued by the sneering laughs of several onlookers, rushed after her and got between her nnd the entrance. When shu attempted to pnss him he grabbed her In his arms and tried to kiss her. Finally she broke nwav from him and ran Into tho rear door of Vittorlo Marglgleano's banking office. Mnrglgleann and his wife were standing nrar the door. Heforo Mrs. Lulgl had lliilihid telling of her adventure I'lorl burst Into thu room. Marglalrano seized him and forced him bark In the door There I'lorl drew a kulfe nnd struck at tho banker's face. Thu point ot the blade scratched his cheek. Marg'glenno grabbed I'lorl' wrists, and a struggle for tho possession of the knife ensued. Mnrglgleann finally thrust I'lorl Intnii corner nenr the door, and, while he held him there, his wife, who had wrenched loose a shelf, heat Plorl over thu head with it until he wa unconscious. I'lorl wa sent to St. Vincent's Hospital, It Is feared thai his skull Is fractured, 'Ihe woman who struck hlin wns arrested. l'.xcisi: nKi'A nisi kst cr.osr.n. Cnmntlaatoner nnd Aeelatitnla Driven Oat of Their llooma by Foul Odor. Ai.iu.nv. Feb. 10.- The Department nf Kxclse has temporarily come ton standstill, Tho rooms occupied by the department are In the unfin ished part ot the building and heated by pipes Willi air from the machine room, which Is tltlated by thu smell of greaso and other foul odor.. For tbe last few daks the heal has been forced Into the room nnd the halls adjacent to a temperature of M" to US degrees, so that the people tuts. ti beiome sick, and the work uf the department ha been suspended. The architect In charge nf the building has directed Mr. Nor wood, the chief engineer, to remody the nut sane 11 as soon aN possible. Work will be re sumed In the department as soon as the nul uuite Is abated. Commissioner Lvman has gone home and the employees In bis depart ment aro having it vacation. New Companies Incorporated, Ai.iianv, Fob, 11), The following companies were Incorporated to-day: New York and Btsltn Island Amusement Com pany of ew Urlgriion, Hietuuond county, 10 maintain vari ous aimiicineiii enterprises; capital. Sfluui illreclora. Arttiur li Chandler or ciranse. . J , Francis c. liutler of Sew York, and Herbert K- liowen of Urookiyo. Progressive MsnufsoiurlnK t'onipauy of Prooslyn, to niAtiuiaciure blc)c lei and othertiarilwara: capital. J 1 11.000; illrrt'lors. Caleb K. Turner of Iirooklrn and antra 11, ilurphy and I. J, lllugardeof New York city. West l!rutinm It.rrlgeratlne Company or Coiify Ills oil, to manuiariure lee and cold aln oapusl. t'.'O.. Ooo t Ijrreiors, frederli'k J.Btegmaierof Wnkesbarre. l'a , Wiillaui J. Kalur of Urooalyu, James R Crolt of New York, James T. Kent of Coney Island, and George W. Ualtou of Urooklyu. "- - -S-SCSJSSTTTTT. .f 1 NORTH RIVER PIER LINE. the it Anno it t.ist: noAnn iikaus AHOVMIC.T I'Olt ITH ISXTKS.ttOS. Kverr Ariuistnl of tbe ileraey Opponents of the New York linen. Ilonrd's Apptteav. (Ion Itifilted br Newr Torkers. lottos'. Ins Agssls of Ills: lloboken Htenntera. Tho appllratlon of the Dock Ilonrfl of thU city to the Secretary of War for the expansion of the pler.hcad line In the North Illver, be tween Twenty-third street and Eighty-first street, win considered at n public lieprlni yc terday mornlngbefore the NowYorkllarborLlne Hoard In the Army building. Col Henry C. Robert, V. 8, A., presided. Tho Dock Hoard's request met with opposition from lloboken. nnd even the New Jersey Slate authorities are contesting the granting of the right to extend the New York pier line unless tho trims privi lege Is glvon on tho Jersey side. President Kdwnrd 0. O'llrlen of tho Dock Ho-inl saldt "We nsk the extension of tbe pler-hrad line on tb ground that It Is abso lutely necessary for tho commerce of the port of New York. Larger steamships nre being constrnctcd, nnd n greater length of berth room Is imperative to handle them properly. The application represents tho wholo of tho business Interests of New York city. The peo ple need more wharfage room, and the proposed extension on tho upper part of tho North Illver front Is necessary In order that the commerce of tho port be properly protected." Krastus Wlman, for the Canal Interests, spoko strongly In favor of tho extension. Ho said In r-nrti "A grent part of our commerce lr on a-beels. There Is not, by for. sufficient storage room for the freight that comes to nnd leaves Ihn port, nnd the proposed extension would. In grent part, do away with tba. Incon tenlcncc. Tho port of New York is menace! bv tho loss of train consequent upon Insufll dent water front facilities Tlio proposed ex tension I n necessity to the commerce hero, and 1 simply urge the Harbor Hoard to grant the application of the Dock Hoard." (leoreo 11. Ilecnrd of the Itiparlan Commlr slon of the Stato of New Jersey anil represent ing the lloboken Lai il an 1 Imiirorrment Com pany, appealed to tho board In opposition to the request. "The lloboken nullnrltle." he said, "appealed to this hoard for permission to extend If harbor line In INtlO. After consid eration we wero told thnt If the line were to le lengthened It should txi done by cxenvnllni Inland and not by extending the piers Into tho channel. Our arguments wer the same ns thi-so otlered by the city of New ork now. Now, If the board' reason for refusing our request six yean ago was good, then It should lie equally good now. A great portion ot the city of Hob.ken's commirce Is contlnrd to the larger line or steaiishlns there. If advantages are offered thoo lines by the New York ou Ihorltlos that aro donl-d the Ilolioken peo ple, this rotnmcicn will leave us. Theso steam ships will 1.0 in New York, and that would I aizreatlo to the city of lloboken nnd would be the direct result of unjust discrimination nznlnst lloboken mi-l In nnr of New York. tVe object to the petition of the Dock Hoard lw Ing granted unless lloboken 1 to hate the same opportunity of making more aluable the water front of our Its city." Oustnv Schwab and Hmll Hoar, local mana gers of the Ncrth Derman-Lloyit and the Ham burg' American lines respectively, which dock ihelr big tessels In llnhiken, both refuted Mr. ltecord's statement that these line might leave lloboken In caso tho extension of tbe pier bend llne wa accomplished here. In answer to it question by President O'llrlen, Mr. Stliwmi raid that thev bad;Dlentv of room at present In tho berth at lloboken for all practical pur pose. Others who spoke III intnr nf lbs extension wero John A. Cormnck. ex-1'resldent of the MnrlMme Kxlinnge: Aaron Vanderblll of the Hoard of Trade nnd Transportation, and tho in Derlnteudents of the North Herman Moid and Hamburg-American lines. Almost every ob jection nddttced by the gentlemen from Jersey was offset by testimony from tho other side. It may be some time beforo the Harbor Hoard decide on tbo application. lWYEHS SllOVI.lt VSK JVnONEST, And Not Tmpt tV.sk Nellrra, John O, nroonn Telia the Consumers' I-eni-uea President Wilson of the Hoard of Health and John Graham Urooksof Cambridge, Mass., were tbe principal speakers at the meeting of the Consumers' League yesterday in the Young Woman's Christian Association Hall. Thellov erntng Hoard ot last year was reelected. Mrs. Frederick Nathan was reelected President of the leaguo nnd Miss Caldwell Secretary. President Wilson said that nearly 80.000 mercantile establishments hsd been examined by the Hoard or Health. This Investigation dls closed that there were 187 basements of poor sanitary condition where women and children were employed. Tbe board remedied tho con ditions as far as possible. Mr. Hrooks pictured an Ideal village factory where higher conditions of life were attained. Such an Ideal was to be obtained, he said, by thu purchasers' efforts. "It I the people," he said, " who create by purchasing. What people want Is made for them. If they want cheap goods, cheaD goods are manufactured for them. The speaker mentioned a case nt a Hoaton photographer who was arrested for making In decent pictures. Ills defence was that if people did not write tn him nnd order the prohibited pictures ho would not hate made them. He was merely furnishing purchasers with what they wanted. "The same may be said of the Louisiana lot tery." satd Mr. Hrookj "It was people with sporting Instincts w hn created that Institution nnd the lottery urtlf Inl claimed thai they were tioi to blame. Mime Judgment mu.i boslmwu by us regarding what we buy. In it certain far tory I vlsltrd there were t.'H0 girls emploed. Tbey formed a labor union. The condition of employees In this factory was excellent. The proprietor said ho preferred to deal with 11 trade union. "Kvery article manufactured In that f.ictory wa markrd with the union's label, Hy buying labeled goods made In such a factory as this you would strengthen tbo factory, and other manufacturers would IntMi tn enmpeto In bet tering the condition nf their employees and manufacturing bettor golds." The speaker decried the evil of child labor. He said that all hope and t Itallty nre poisoned out of children who havo lieen working like machines during the years from 11 tn in. Ho suggested lha: a inorei'xiiresslre itnmo for the assuclalinn would bo " Leaguo ot Huyers" instead of "Consumers' I.engue." The league's report for IH1MI wns read. It stated, among other things, thnt tho constitution had been amended somewhat. Asamendrd.lt sets forth that tho Interest of the community demands that all worker should receive not tho lowest wages, but fair lit Ing wage. nnd Hint re spinslblllty for some of the worst evils from which wage earners suffer rests with consumer who persist in buying In the chraifst innrkot, regardless of how cheapness Is brought nbout. Mr. Vulentlne'a Itntlrr Held for Hleullng. Henry Fentherston, a butler employed by William S. Valentine of 44 East Fifty seventh street, nnd Albort Smith, who lodges tn the Olive 'Ireo Inn, In East Twenty-third street, wore held yesterday In $.100 ball each for a hearing this morning In the Yorkvllle Court. The men are charged with stealing silverwaro of considerable value from Mr. Valentine. There seemed tn lie nncluo 10 the thieves until acnupleof daja ago, when Mr. Valentine re ceived a letter from Mnlth sating thai he would leturn the stolen silverware for $'.'0. Mr. Valentine notified tho police and they traced Smith to the Olive Tree Inn. When ihey nr rested hlin he derlarrd that Feiithsrstnn, the butler, bad stolen the silverwaro, Fentherston wns also placed under arrest. You WiH Be Interested in The New York Times Sunday Matra;inc Supplement to-morrow. Many handsome illustrations in half-tone, in cluding 39 portraits in costume of guests at the Bradley-Martin ball. The forthcoming Dog Show, too, will be in terestingly treated to the ex tent of several pages, and a number of other timely at tractions will be presented. Order of your newsdealer ear ly to insure receiving a copy. Ire ?cxu Jjfork ti..c "All th fir That's Fit to Print- 7IVrVg-ABt--t'-'.''''j- g,rs'iri'-T.,J, sny... ir'.tiv'H T-inriir-Tirir,r.TsMEafjatsni t"i, i s.W. ---'-- ,j iriisiTllisrisliBisasis1a1sMsSistsSlslsJsys JIWIIIiiiii TtTIhTillM Tbe pttt arc fid I "JL ! ofdwttsfrom z- )gl ! Heart :Mkrffiz Failure lg I CiillllUlll" iiiiiaiCM Of cotrrse j the heart fails to act when a nun dies, ; but "Heart Failure," o called, nine times out of ten Is canted"" by Uric J S Acid In the blood which the Kidneys 5 fall to remove, and which corrodes t the heart until H becomes unable to J perform its functions. j Health Officers In many cities very J J profwiy refuse to accept " Heart Fall- S urc," as a cause of death. It Is fre- q-jcntly a sign of ignorance In the physician, or may be given to cover S up the real cause. f i afVW0JwtX,,O S j &oip A Medicine with 20 Yean of S . . Success behind it . . J S will remove the poisonous Uric Add i 1 by putting the Kidneys in a healthy S condition to that they will naturally j eliminate iU o aaaeeeeeeeeesv4As--- -- - lUtOAlUTA J' ISSVHA.CK CO. lTISH Injunction Rentrnlntnsc Itn faln to tbe Hartford Dissolved. The Appellate Division of the Supreme Conrt has reversed an order granted by Justice Smyth enjoining the Hroadway Insurance Com pany from carrying out a contract to turn over Its risks and business to the Hartford Fire In surance Company. This decision leaves tho Hartford Insurance Company In possession pending the trial. The plaintiffs were Edwin C. Jameson, Joseph S, Freyllnghuien, Hilary K. Chambers, and l.oland A. 'Mm. The capital stock of the Ilroadway Insurance Company Is divided Into 8,000 shares, of which Jameson and Frevllng huten on iill.OUH, Chambers SOU, nnd Zllin U24 shares. The plaintiffs maintained tbnt the Hroadway Company had been doing a very prof itable business nnd paying good dividends for jrars. The defendants averred on the other hand that the Hmadwny Company had not done business on a paying basis for ten years, and had paid dividends out of its surplus, defer ring to the merits of the case. Justice Williams says: "The directory may well have believed tt to bo for the Interest of tho small stockholders, at least, that the dissolution of the company should be secured while they still hsd tbe power to act In the premises, and beforo the plaintiffs succeeded In buying up the majority nf Hie stock, and thus obtaining control of the company, then the smaller stockholders would beat their niTcy." Justice Williams thinks tbe contract I not unfavorable to the Hroadway Company. Justice llarrell say that It saves the Hroadway Com rany from tbe heavy expense of ordinary dlsso lotion proceedings, and guarantees the com pauy against liability on account of Insurance contract. It Is lils opinion that the contract saves firrhaps I.'iO.OUII to the stockholders, besides raving the company free tn resume business If It should wish. In the second place. Justice llarrett holds that the making nf the contract was a perfectly valid exercise of the power of the directors. Ho states In conclusion that a mandatory Injunction summarily evicting the purchaser should certainly not have been granted, "That was," hnsays, "an extraordinary and, under the circumstances disclosed by the records, unwarranted exercise nf Judicial power. It amounted to the practlosl annul ment of an executed contract without a trial. It . was asuinmaiy detertntnatlon In advance of I the regular hearing uf all the Important ques tion Involved questions which, even upon the case presented by thecomplaluant, were by no means freu from doubt. While Hie court !iossrsse Jurisdiction to grant a mandatory In- I unction on an Interlocutory application, yet It ' s aln ays reluctant to do so, and only exercises that power In mi extreme case, when the right Isclearlv established and iho invasion of the ; right results In serious injury." Justice Ktimsey concurs with the majority, but solelr upon tho ground thu tbe contract Is practically completed, nnd that nu Injunction nmnunia simply to me eviction of the Hartford from property already In Its possesion. In a dissenting opinion Justice I'atterson takes the ground that Unas beyond the potter of the directors of thu Ilroadway Company to make such a contract-, and that they should have awaited a Judicial eentenco nf dissolution. r.ii.r.'H i.A.vrsus iiEQur.sT. An Alnmal Hull lo Coal SlSO.OOO ta Da liullt with the Money. New Havkx. Conn.. Feb. It). William W. Farnham, Treasurer of Yale University, has re turned from Rochester. N. Y where he attended tho funeral of the late William I.ampson. Mr. Farnham say that SloO.OOO 1 specifically be queathed for a university building. It will bo devoted to the erection of a new alumni hnll. It Is possible that the new building may be con structid on the model of Sanders Theatre at Harvard, as this was n favorlto Idea ot Mr. I.iunpsoii. The remainder of the I.amrson bequest will gn tnttnnl founding r.ewprofessorihlp at Yale. 'I he chairs that will he established are not yel decided upon, but will be announced In a few weeks, Ihe total amount uf the bequest will be less thnn wa at first supposed. It Is tin nltlclnlly estimated at about ST.'iO.tluO. An ap praisal nf tho property will be made at once. The buildings of ihe defunct Ingham Cutter slty In l.erny, which nre left to Yale, will bo used In some captclty by the university. A project that meet wllh some fat or Is that of using them for a Yale preparatory school, .lf.-tfl Hr.I.J.AlUt IMUCTKB. Ilarbnrn Atili'a C'liitmplon Hnld to He is rnxltlve frnm -lustier. It became known In Yorkvllle Court yester day, through a case brought up there, that Mary M. Kellard, who became Identified with the Barbara Auli case, had been Indicted by the Drand Jury nnd was thought to bo a fugitive from Justice, From the statements made be. faro Magistrate Kudllch yesterday ll soems that Miss Kellard bought n $4.10 harp on the Install ment Plan several month ago. and that soon after slie got possession of It she sold It for less than f .Ml rash. John Until of ST4 Columbus avenue, who bought tho harp from Miss Kellard, was sum moned to court yesterday by W, A. Fresblo of lit) West Thlrly-nerenth street, the maker of the Instrument. Fresblo claimed that tho Instru ment was practically stolen, nnd that ns stolen property Hot d had no right to hold It. Freshle hsd document lo show that .Ml-s Kelliird was under Indictment for her part In the transac tion. The enso was adjournod until next Wed nesday, ll wns said that Miss Kollnrd Is lu Europe. The Wrntlier. An aiea ot hhth pressure setiledjrestsrday orer the canem half of Iht country with fair weather, and a tompsrature from 10 lu lit degrees loner eierytthrrn to the north of Virginia. Freezing tteailier reached a far south as Washington, West of the Mississippi iho conditions were thresienlng, with a storm forming over Sou'h Dakota and snow tailing i rslu nas fulling on Iho Texas coast. The ouly place reporilm sero weather was flavre, Mon,, where It ttas 14'helow, lu.r.lli city the day nas fair and colder, wllh brisk northwest winds; highest official temperature an, Invtest UO'i arerase humidity nt) per cent. wind northwest, arerano teloclty 30 tulles an hour; barometer, rorreeied to read to sea lerel, at 8 A, M, 30,14, 3 P. M.O.fc'O, The thermometer at the United Stairs Weather Ilu. rrau registered the tempsrature yesterday as follows IIS. l-S'T , III,. -4, DA.sI DO' 8S' Dl'.ll tl2' if 1'JII, li.l Ml" UP. ... B0" l J I'. U. 113' ae'll'JUId .... KM' 18' wsstiitriTO ronaotsr ma siTcnu&v. 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Errr Jaj you delay. 4tbtF i,,.ua nt-ITs'lnl.. ll 1st HI HCr- therefore, itlmlnts!. vour ehsnrs of iv-iirltif one of tbeae mm T xai" L-LUOttUIC. II li Ul USL wuatttil. 8PS0IAL IMTWOOUCTOSt Y RATE. W d to every one and on - f j1"' every occasion. rr.s 7.K.V.4 .iriKK;r auovctkvt I Hhe Huts Hh. Waa aud Tlmt Wlllhtm llnr low l'roiuleed to alurl-r Iter, An Knilisbtnan whose name Is said tn be Wll- Ham Harlow was arrested In Newark )osterday mornlngand locked up nt l'ollce Headquarters upon it chnrtro of nbductlnirn inuni; itirl from Kail Illver, Mass. Ho was arrested tbe nlcbl before on n charge of loitering In Market street, but was discharged because bo said ho was em ployed In the Clark thread works nnd would loe his Jot) If be should be Into In tbo moral i.e. , He said, also, that bo had a sister, mimed Lena, employed in Campbell's restaurant, and u po liceman who wa tent tn the restaurant tin rued that aclrl nf that name did work there, t amp bell was not there when the policeman called, but he ttas anxious, 11 is .aid, tn L'rt rid of iho Hirl, and when hn beard about the police Imiiilry bo told her to.'co.lot'ollio llradiiunrlerHttlthiiiio of bis fellow lodiiere. bbe reluctantly acieed nnd went to bet-room to net ready. A few iiilnutu Inter the Inter went up 10 learn what wnsdelavlns her and saw ' her hnldlnna revolver nt her head and sn tppiiiK It. Tho pl.tol was not loaded. Ho took It ana)' from her. Mie. then tteni tearfully to I'oliin Headquarters nnd told her Mori to I.lctit, Tracy, rtho said that her parents kept a rnaii liouo i near Kail Illver and that her name un l.etia ' Markey. Sot llklne the actions of tbo patron ot the houe .be left with Harlow, tt ho pnunlvd i to marry her. lie took lur tu Huston, then tn Providence, nnd tliuilly to Ncttnrk.w licit', nfter ton days, sho trot work lu a le.tnuraiil. Ho lived, Bhu raid, upon her earnliiRS. bhutmld the was iiotiiitu 17 years olii. llarlntv, ithn persisted in sa Ini; that he wa William Martin, quailed. It Is suul, under Chief Hooper's vigorous lanttunue, and iiilmltted that the Klrl's story was true. He wa put tu a cell and she ttas kept in a witness room. Chief Hop. rer toleKraubrd to her mireiila thrnuith the Kail liver Police. I.aal nltfbt he received a teleirrnui from Kail Illver asking him to bold Harlow at all Innards, as ho nas wanted In Knll Hlvor to an swer to several charsesnf robbery. He received no communication from the girl's parents, Taken to tbe Hospital on the Onllop, Michael Moroney, a machinist In the rtnud aril Uaa Works, at Forty-first street nnd Klrst nvenue, fell Into tbe stoking machinery In the boiler room yesterday afternoon and bad Ills right arm cut off close to tbe shoulder. Morouey slluped on a wet spot on tbe tloor. nnd, In trj inn in save himself, he seized a rapidly mntlm; chain belt, and Ills arm was caught In the links. The tnachlnr ry was stopped at once, hut It took four men 10 extricate nlm from the wheels. The Injured man was taken to Hellevuei Hos pital lu an ambulance, the horse being urged to, full spaed, a there wns danger of Moronev bleeding to death. It la thought that he will recover. ntsti:ss Ttntvni.R. I Attachment Here Acnlnet tbe A 11 man a, t'lollilern In IllltyilWt, All attachment has been obtained here against Henry Altman A- Co. nnd Altmnn A- Co., manu facturers and retail dealers In clothing at Iluf falo, for S-.'WU. In favor of Sellg Si Stern of this city, for children's clothing sold between Aug. '.'it. imi.1, nnd Jan. 4, 1M1T. Tho business wns carried on under both styles. The firms havo been in business mtny sears, and two years ago leported tl.nl the) weio worth over J'.'oO.OOO. They hiul tun stores In Iluffalo and one In Min neapolis. They lerei.tly sold out tbo latter sloro for Ju'ii.oou. and their retail atpre on r-enecn street, HtilTnlo, ttn buined on .Ian. 10, with it lo. of S'll.tiiicJ. t-iuniiel Stern of t-clle A strru, tient in llullnln on the I tit Is Inst, to try toifillrrl his ilalm. but tins unsuccessful Hn telephoned tn Max I), stetier, his uttornr) here, that isiine Altmnn. ope ot the llrm, had enlii m hlin that they bad inn sfi rred the Insurance Hitlet', and that etrrthlng Ice is nut of their hands nnd bejond tho rtaih nf any crediior. When tl ry get rid of nil their slock, nnd iho Insurance in itter Is sot.led. he said, ttny will tnIK t" the creditors, anil not before. They aro leported to hate guen a chattel mortgazo at HuirnloforSllii.ouo. Two Murderer lluimed. C'llK-at.n, Kcb. lll.-Ilanlol McCnrthy was hanged to-ilny, fur tlio inuriler of hi wife, ill the Cook county Jail. The drop fell at exnctly '.' oVlui'k i. oon. ll.tiiMiiiiN. Del.. Fell. 111. -Thomas Willis wn hiti ged In the jail )ard at New Calle this noon. Tho drop tell nt ','-:i.t nVInt k mill Willis ttas pinnouni ed dead ten m'. lilies later. Willis nitirili'ieil Ills t'lglitreii.uiiiiitlis.nlil iinnuliter near New ark uu May -J last hy drown ing her In it creek. Ten "I ears lor ,111a IVenlbers'is Aaanllunt, John Mealy, tbe hostler who recently waylaid nnd attacked Miss I.llllau Weslberg, it telephone girl on her way homo from nork, wa sentenced yesterday lo ten ears' Imprisonment In sing sing by .Itulgo Abulnall of the County Court In Itruoklyu. A House without telephono service la at the mercy of mcrrjencle. I t:CII.OJir IS SIltKKT OFEXIXO. Number or I.nvryrra In This Case ta Be 11114. U br Thirteen, I At yesterday's meeting of tbe Hoard of Street i Opening Commissioner Hnffen of tbe Twenty , llilrd and Twenty-fourth wards presented plans for the opening of thirteen new streets on the Vise properly, near Moshnlu i'ark and '.'00th street, " Why not ask tbe Corporation Counsel tt we cannot open all theso strruts under one con demnation proceeding." raid Comptroller Filch "I believe the practice of Instituting eparate proceeding for the opening nf earn new street -houlil Ik- .lopped whenever possi ble. There are at least 1.UUU lawyer emplo) oil at prr.enl by the city lu these proceedings, and tbo expeuf is very irrrnt." Lawjer .Inlin l .-haw. tt bo happened to be In tbe .Miiiir'nn!!lce, i .led it decision shotting Unit thtsillt can li.-illi put t'm opening of several ., streets Into our proceeding when the property '; Interests iln not c mtlirl. ' The hoiiid thou tlrclded to open all the streets on the Viso estate underline proceeding. lontninsterteneral 1VIIona Letter Aa eeptlnc a CotlrKe I'realdener, I.PMMiTiiv. Vn., Feb. Ill, Tho following 1st ter of ncceptanco was received to-day from l'ostiuaster-tiener.'tl William I.. Wilson: WtslllMlTOs.il l' . Ken. l, 1807, Jnwi. Il'ui. .VfMugMin, l.trtor lluinMitixl ,tnd -Vs full frsifL. Ill tu hit I hnic rictlred tour teller otr.elallr notif inc ine of uiv election lo Ihe oitlee of I'rfsiilenl of a-'iiinfl n and I , t'nlvrrsit or Hie unanimous action or Hie llniril of Tr.i.lersat ttielr ineiMin on IPs lliii InsLini. lu s-isctit t ins; toy aee.piiti'e ot tils lilk-ti iru.t I ti"i;.atetu.t'i,i it at 1 inunraterir for the pr of eo ittiii iKt so gr i loutit ulieu i. theirus. n.siii.tl. .i. I l- l.ete. ntinri' of Hie liiir.ten. unt dlf r.,'11 lies ineitlnt to the po.ltlon I shall liieretora rliter up III II ililli' tt ll-i siteh exlK'etatlons of siii tisiouyiis stm I no founlid on ptitent tanor aud e.iriie.lnes, of pvrpote. Very stneerelt jniri, -I 1. IIAOS. Itrldgeport .Itfirnliic t'nton Sold, Uniliiii.piitiT, Conn., Feb. in. The .'fonilnj I'miiiii was sold lo-duy by Hecrlver John C, t'liitmWrliiln to Attnrnet V. A. llartloit, who. It I uiulerstnnil, repretentN i lin-ul syndicate. The price ii'innilliced was Sf.tloi. Mr. Harllett ea a stuck company tt ill bo f. riued. DISEASES OF MEN. POiT H HAl.i.Kl I forty nvi a i.i.mM utit iifr lirrUlut.curi-! all tecrui uu. prlv itfitfft "f m n In n iw iluy ul 'ITU kin Oikfuti'M, Morn tbr-Mt. innuttt niiil t c.14 juilnful ftvrtllliut kitlin1), plnijpl , l.entiu ..D.illity, s.ikni.jf in an I inlnil, rl focrl?, fk, iinlvi()H'i( orsAim. lii.petllinni to marrUi-o; lo.l vUur rkiorl. i.o to Ul, 11IXKTT nr-ij bo It lfkt unt I cIioa,Mt, airt Kt 10th pi, urar lid av.i no cturso unlut curoUj houri Vli undjfilnolaaedj bst aarlot frfa. ... i ,jV4 A