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W ' ' THE SUN, SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 1897. 2 B '"'' " , , Jf
I GAG IS APPLIED TO BRYAN.
I BUBEItAX AXD DAXFORTH OET AT
m, mm bright axd early.
j.) B Moan't TnlU on the I-oenl Campaign
HiV Couldn't rrevant Hltn from Making "fat
Vr Hollar" speech Cnni Accept Tukmmi'i
' tarnation for July A Candidate rer 1DOO
I William J. Hryan got hero yesterday, and saw
I John C. Sheehan and Elliot Danforth. Uetween
I hli unwillingness to offend tha State
B and local Popocratlo leaden, who mar
B tuvvo something to do with tho selection
m Bf delegates to the noxt National Convention
M. o( tho onrty, and his natural Inclination to talk
JHl about national political questions, he spent a not
IJ Terr enjoyable day, although after hushing him
J 0p Mr. Sheehan gaTo him a dinner at Dol-
' monlco's.
Mr. Bryan came to the city at 0:30 o'clock
yesterday morning from Lanslngburg, where he
bad lectured the night before on froe silver
I colnago and monopollstlo monsters. He wns
, met at the Grand Central Station by James
B Oliver, Sergoant-at-Anns of tha Popocratlo Nn
V tlonal Commlttco, who breakfasted with him at
JW. tho Grand Union Hotel. After broakfost he took
5 alocnl train to Tarr) town, whero he visited John
Lb Urlsbcn Walker. Returning to tho city at 11 :35
If with Mr. Walker, ho went directly to the ofllco
I of his friend, Phllo S. Uonnctt, at 100 Hudson
ft itreet, whero bo (rot and answered his letters.
Then, accompanied by Mr. Walker, he called on
Jk Mr. Danfortb, who Is Chairman of the
jl fopocrntlo State Committee, at the lattcr'a
Sf sfflce. After a short conference. In which,
U (t Is sold, he was Informed that It
was the wish of cx-Scnator Hill and tho
I Etate machine that ho should do or say nothing
I whllo In the Stato which might Interfere
I with tho plans of Tammany, the can
1 dldato callod on Col. William Jj. Brown
1 st tho ofllco of tho Daily AVi. From Col.
I Brown's ofllco he went, accompanied by the
B Colonel, to the otltco of John C. Shccbon, at 253
I Broadway. Hero ho met, besides Mr. Shoc-
han. Augustus W. Peters, Chairman of
H the Tammany Hall General Commlttco,
I ana learned that what Mr. Danforth
JR had told htm of tho troublo he might
Sj ciako for Tammany and himself if so. u any
thing ubout tho local campaign was true. Mr.
Eheehnn had formulated a plan of campaign
which he outlined to Mr. Bryan, who understood
that he w as not to Intorfero with It.
All this occurred before Mr. Bryan would
submit to tie Interviewed on tho Ureater Now
York fight or talk In other than tho
moat guarded way on any topic Tho
faithful Jimmy Oliver piloted him about tho
town. Aside from a few cheers from the
cabmen at tho Grand Central Station and a
handshake from a Broadway policeman, tho
great public gav e no sign of recognition of tho
man who was a Presidential candidate less than
a year ago.
After another flying visit to his rriend In Hud
f son street, Mr. Br) an went to the Hotel Bar-
tholdl, arriving there about 41 o'clock In the
afternoon. Ho found awaiting him a delega
tion of Knights of Labor, and representa
tives of the Progressive Democratlo Leaguo
and other organisations interested in the mass
meeting to bo held in Union square to-morrow
night to discuss municipal ownership of
I franchises. Tho committee was hooded by
1 P. J. Collins of 1). A. 75, who acted as
A spokesman. They had a long conference with
I air. Bryan in the latter's apartments. At its
I conclusion Mr. Collins told w hat occurred.
I "We asked Mr. Bryan to speak at the Union
I square meeting," said he, " and he said he re-
I rrttted that he would be unable to do bo, as
I he has an engagement to speak at Nor-
I folk, Vs., on that night. Ho added that
the last campaign had demonstrated that the
Knights of Labor of Greater New York
would see to it that the Democratic party takes
no step backward in the municipal cam
paign. Be said that the question of
municipal ownership of franchises Is a
local one and he felt that he ought not to Inter
fere. He said further that ho believed the local
Democratlo leaders are sincere In their profes
sions of fealty to tho Chicago nlatform.
" I told him that that was doubted by many
Knights of Labor, and told him the story of ths
I Sixth and Eighth avenue railroad franchise
I matter in the Board of Aldermen. I tnld him
that all of the Tammany Aldermen voted
B against the city in that matter, and I said
that if they by their action outlined
). a wtlt rt Tammnnv Tfall trim" mrantfa.
I tlon need not expect any support from
the Knights, the Progressive Democratlo
League, or any of the other organizations
which are honestly and earnestly agitating
for municipal ownership of franchises. lie was
Informed, In fact, that we would probably find It
cecesssry to name our own candidates.
"Mr. Bryan closed his part of the talk by saying
that he could not be expected to take part In
local campaigns as he would come to be consid
ered apolitical boss, and he is opposed to political
bossiim. He was told that the public ownership
ef franchises is part of tho Chicago platform and
that the Issue la not so local as he would liko to
Bake it."
After this uncomfortablo session with tha
Kuhthts, Mr. Brynn met a delegation from the
Loyal Democratic League, which managed the
free silver lecture course that Droved such a
dismal failure lost winter. These men were
assembled In one of the hotel parlors, and Mr.
Bryan was Introduced by President II. M. Mo
Donald of the League, who had beard from the
machine leaders, and requested Mr. Bryan to
make his remargs non-political.
" Your request to make a non-political speech
ti a hard one," was tho Boy Orator's Introduc
tion. " It would be much easier to make a non
partisan one. My attention has been so com
pletely taken np with political affairs that it is
peculiarly difficult for me to refrain from talk
ing on political questions. By political ques
tions I mean such as concern the HtTairs of gov
ernment. It is the duty of cv cry citizen to tako
an active part in the concerns of government.
A man may or may not bo called to tho public
service, hut it la tho duty of every citizen to
take an active interest in the affairs of tho na
tion. Whether he is a candidate or not is a
matter which concerns others. But whether he
takes a part in government affairs Is a matter
whl h concerns himself.
" I look back over the recent campaign as one
of great advantage to the American people. You
cannot know always or toll Immediately the
effects for good or evil of such a cam
paign. Whether the victory then won is
to bo temporary or permanent remains to bo
seen; but I am sure that the study which tho
campaign excited will be, for years to come,
productive of great good. Whenever the peo
ple commence to study political questions they
carry their investigation to the point whero
they reach the beat solution of the problems pre
sented. They also begin to scrutlnlzo the
acts of their public servants. Kvery publla ser
vant is better for being watched, and every pub
lic ten ant w ho is desirous to do his duty should
be glad to be watched. Tbeyaro moro faithful
when the) know the eye of tho public Is uuon
them. An awakened people win. watch their
public servants.
"You call joursplves the Loyal Democratlo
league an unusually fortunuto combination of
names. To be lo) nils to bo true. Only by loy
alty to Democratic principles can wo make our
Uovernment what It ought to be. Democ
racy is more than a name. It Is a system
of government, nnd I believe that tho people
are more ready to-day to recclvo Dcmoe-rutlo
doctrine than at any tlmo In recent years. Thcro
u nothing in Democracy except as it expresses
tOtlRlitV nt nil iinil. h law
The growth of great trusts and combinations
of capital has led the peoplo to realize the dan
ger of monopolies which have deprived the poo
po?f ,.h?'r rights. 1 ho monopoly of gold has
lis enabled tho people to know the meaning of a
J dollar which grows fatter everyday while the
I I?pl?. grow leaner. (Cheers.
-,i J'hMiovcr B great purpose is toboaccom-
pushed there must bo unity. Organization Is
E?8"! J au' n believer In local self -govern-
reDtt, ' believe tho peoplo of each community
ft i l8 ,0 understand their own needs, to tight
weir own battles and carve out their own des
AM, "") ;entlemen, I am giad to greet you."
t,flf' Ujrun has lost none of bis oratorical
m tricks, lie used them all before this little gath-
If J"0- Ho waxed eloquent over his axiom or
. un4 pecaino most effective w ben he w ns say-
tag nothing. His closing remarks about local
je gov eminent vv as taken ns the cue which he
fi "'d from tho machine leaders for his
line of action while In the city. He repeated it
Jl'r 80h1 times in an iuterview with tho
"'.".'f'P'r reporters,
A'tcrblsspoi'ch he went out for a walk with
m J? S-"8reiuian Tom L. Johnson of Cleveland,
ind he returned to tho Bartholdl at 6:30 o'clock,
"''enue.ubmlttea loan Interview.
M i. l.01'1 "'his excellent health, and then
W ZtHK '?t0 . lho details of an Itinerary
AY Irar "H10" nt Norfolk, Vo., to-morrow
aZ. ,a."a ."'ids up in tho middle of
I l. ?U8t '",,ho Yellowstone Park, whore be
1 AfLsa )."." Mrs. Bryan. Ho will bo in Los
I Sf' cl "" July 6, ho said, and conso
I ' Tintl.T al"t bo in Tammany Hall on July 4.
.1,.u"t oueslion plumped at him was:
I in,. i ' '"! J" lo T regarding tho coming
ihnnn1".11' ''k'nund the part that national issues
I .?'',' P'y In It I"
1 soli,. ''T.'V think I caro to mix In your local
I ".ii'SV ho replied.
I eamiMiL'i"u tpcak ln tho Greater Now York
1 i3,!, u',",8 'a engaged until tho middle of
nit Li '.""V0 received teveral Invitations to
A LvJ .', . ut 1. kno,v now ' nothing to call me
cm i, '",l Uo pu think of the chances of Demo-
,.!,'i "- csh In tho municipal election J"
u i .'te".1 tQ " excellent."
.ii,Uttt ."'"Kcs j ou think so I"
I leni.m. i !?BU a rsl,ld growth of Democratic
I SKiSi".1! ill,,J'ention. Your local Issues 111-
w?.Kr.itlj nld to nssuro success."
., iJ "at iln j on mean by that t"
1 Covernmenther1.'"'0"0" WllU U" nPuUlcn'
I hjuf, i'TI,"? beginning to talk on local
I i IMsikd'ii? uechsn. Tho reporters saw this.
' M ' MkeaUu about silver in tho campaign. He
MsnnnnnnnnnMilfcaiw----- " -" .)-"-- . -Kf-i
again asserted his unwillingness to talk on local
issues.
" Why don't you want to talk on local Issues!"
ho was asked.
" Local self government Is a Democratlo prin
ciple," said he, " nnd I think It would bo ofTon
si vo for an outsider to Interfere. Tho party hero
should lo ablo to caro for itself."
Mr. Brynn dined at Dolmonlco's with John C.
Bhcehan, Col. W. U Brown, Willis Abbott, and
William Bulzer. Ho left tor Norfolk, Va., lato
lost evening.
Mr. Bhechan said ho had Invited Mr. Bryan to
talk for Tammany on July 4, but Mr. Bryan
could not come, Mr. Bhcohan also said that
"Tammany will stand by tho Chicago platform
until 1000'
Krory Popocrnt who talkod with Bryan yes
terday canio awny and said that Bryan was
certainly a candldato for tho Popocratlo nomi
nation In 1000. Mr. Danforth, nttcr his Inter
view with Mr. Bryan was convinced that Mr.
Bryan Is a candidate, nnd Mr. tjheoban
held a similar view. Tho Popocrnt nt
tho Hotel Bartholdl did not liriltato to
declare thnt Mr. Bryan would certainly
bo rcnomtuatcd ln 1U0O. Mr. Bryan entered
tho State nt Buffalo and ascertained from
Norman K. Mock that Elliot Danforlli had as
sured him thnt tho Popocratlo national lasuos
of 16UU worn not to bo repudiated by tho Demo
crats of Now York State. Mr. Brynn mot In
Troy, Htato Committeeman Francis Molloy, who
is Honator Murphy s chief lieutenant in Kens
selacr county. Mr. Brynn received. It was ascer
tained, grant encouragement from Mr. Molloy.
And no probably loarnod oven boforo ho got to
this city that stlenco about froo silvor
Is tho programme. Honator Hill can control,
his friends sny, a majority of the Democratlo
Htate Committee, and when It meets its a Hlnte
Convention to nominate ii candidate for chlot
Judgoot the Court of Appeals nothing Is to Ira
said about tha Chicago platform. Lender
Sheehan, It was said by his friends yesterday,
would bnvo groat dlflleulty in controlling his
orgnnlzatton for tho reason thnt many of tho
leaders do not bellove in blanketing tho Chicago
iilatform. The City Convention, which is lobe,
lomlnated by Tnmmnny, Is likely to bo tho
wildest kind of nn nltair, and Mr. Sheehan is
said to be oxpoctlug trouble.
Didn't Intrench an Bryan's Rights.
CniCAOO, June 12. Thcro was a stipulation
filed ln court to-day by which William Jennings.
Brynn has dismissed tho Injunctions njrnlrut
four book publishing houses which hmuliecn
restrained from counterfeiting his book called
"Tho First Battle," thousands of copies of
which. It Is said, haro been circulated through
out this and other countries. No attempt had
been made by tho firms to dupllcato Mr. Bryan's
book.
jr. ir. FiTzaF.it.iLi very low.
The Irish rmlrtot Maid Id nn Dying at Uls
noma In Uanaa.
Tofeka. Kan., Juno 12. Dcspntches from St.
Mary's, Kan., sny that Judgo J. W, Fitzgerald,
the Irish patriot, cannot llvo through tho
night. Judgo Fitzgerald's history Is fa
miliar to every old resident of Now York.
He landed thcro from his native coun
try In 1850 and went to Cincinnati to
practice of lnw. In 1805-00 hewosamombor
of tho old "Irish Republican Army" ln tho
Fenian troubles, of which Col. William G. Rob
erts of New York was President and Gen.
Thomas W. Sweeney. United States army, was
Secretary. Tho army numbered 30,000 men by
enlistment, and was made up mostly of veterans
of tha Union and Confederate forces.
Judge Fitzgerald was actively in command
at Buffalo, acting ns Assistant Secretary of
War when Col. John B. O'Neill crossed with
his forces on Juno 2, 180(1, and defeated tho
Canadian Volunteers at Rldgeway. Subsequent
ly he was Interested ln other Irish movements,
particularly the Parnell Land Lengue. Ho
served as Chairman of the Irish National League
Convention which met ln Chicago ln 1880. At
all times he took great interest ln American
ana Irish politics.
Judge Fitzgerald was chosen Criminal Judgo
of Cincinnati, nnd ln the memorable contest
every gammer, thug, and saloonkeeper gave him
support. When the result was known, this ele
ment demanded protection for their support.
Ho denied any such obligation, and began
a warfare on all criminal clases and
moral atmosphere resulted that was nvcr
known before. Finally onu night as Judge Fitz
gerald sat in his library an unknown man m!i cd
admission to bis home, opened the librar iloor.
took a shot at him, and Red. Tha bullet missed
Its aim, but was a great shock to Judge Fitz-
After he retired from office ho continued his
fight on the Timinal element, and was so nctivo
and determined that threats of killing him wcro
received. Fearful that thy might do carried
out ho gave up the unequal contest and came to
Kansas,
FEnnrxAxn 3ia.t xv tuo ata.it.
He Tru Arrested Iter In February ror Swind
ling a Carman Uank Out or 0339.000.
It Was said yesterday that Ferdinand May,
who was arrested ln this city on Feb. 10 lost on
a charge of defrauding the AUgemelne
Elsaessiche Bank Gesellschaft of Strasburg
out of $222,310.59. has been located ln
Yucatan by German detectives. May was
sent to Ludlow Street Jail In default
of $100,000 ball fixed by Justice Pryor, but his
counsel afterward secured his release on hnbeas
corpus proceedings. May then leftthisclty.lt
Is said, before any further proceedings could bo
taken against him. Tho order of arrest upon
which hu was taken into custody hero
was procured by Stcinhardt & Goldman,
of 11 Pine street on the oltldavit of Carl Woeffcl,
nn Inspector of the Imperial Bank of Germany.
May was one of the firm of Well. Aucrbacher Si
Co. of Borlin, Importers and exporters of whale
bone. Inspector Woeffcl said Slay went to tho
bank which he Is alleged to havo swindled,
nnd represented that his firm had sold nnd
consigned to Freeman I). Marckwald, a
whalebone dealer of 111 Franklin stree,
133.000 pounds of whalebone, valued at
half .i million dollars. Well Aucrhncher & Co.
made v arious bills of exchange, to the amount of
$222,310.50, whlchthobankhonorcd. Tho were
returned protested, and after considerable entan
glement Inspector Wooffel wns asked by May to
accompany him to this country to prove tho sale.
When theygothere, WoefTol said-Moy admitted
that the sale was fraudulent and that his firm
was Insolvent. It Is said thnt May wns trying
to make a corner ln the wbalebono market ln
this country.
the onxaioxs leave brookxtx.
Thalr Star la riathnah Avenna t Be Added to
That or Janmaay A Dnraham.
The Ovlngton Brothers' Company has decided
to give up Its store, 38 Flatbush avenue, Brook
lyn, and consolidate all lbs business ln the
Fifth avenua store in this city. Tho estab
lishment was one of tho oldest ln Brook
lyn and hnd branches ln New York nnd Chi
cago. The stock of tho store will be removed
by July 1. Tho store will be renovatod and
added to the prosent store of Jounioay & Burn
linm, the oldest dry goods llrm In Brooklyn,
which will then extend from 28 to 38 Flatbush
avenue.
Mr. John M. Conklln of Journeay & Burn
ham snld last night that the firm had acquired
tho Ovlngton Brothers' storo for tho sole pur
pose of extending their dry goods business, nnd
It did not intend to go into tho department storo
business. Despite the general cry of hard times,
ho said, tho dry goods business was prospering.
CHILD OX THE WITXE83 BTAXD,
A Seven-Year-Old Day Tralinea Against Ills
Father In Murder Trial
Altoona, Pa., Juno 12. Frank Kendall, 7
years old, stood ln the witness box at Ebens
burg to-day nnd testified against his father,
John Kendull, who is charged with tho murder
of bis father-in-law, William Pitehard.
" I saw papa go Into the house," the boy said,
"nnd when no eumo out ha had a gun. Ho
pointod It ut grandpa, and when ho shot grand-
Tho murder for which Kendall is being tried
occurred on March 20. Kendall was assisting
bis futbcr-ln-law to move. Both had been drink
ing, and in an ultcrcutlon that aross Kendall
shut Prltcbnrd. Tho Commonwealth concluded
Its casu to-day.
Mrs. ICopp's I.tnariil or Clothes Ilurnrd.
Mrs. Kllzabeth Kopp put n llncful of clothes
out of tho rear window of her flat nt tho fourth
floor of 530 West Fifty-fifth street Inst evening,
A spark from a near-by chimney set tho clothes
on lire, nnd tho llncful burned up. .Mrs. Kopp
wns burned about tho uruis intrjlngto extin
guish tho tiro.
Prosecution Close In lb Hartley Trial.
Omaha, Juno 12. Tho Stato to dny concluded
tbo case aguliist ox-Stutn Trcnsurer IUrtloy for
stealing half a million of State funds. Tho de
fence will upon on Mouduy. It has been ouo of
the must sensational trials cer hold in No
brnska, opening tho llrtt day with Amos Wright
being detected trying to bribo the jury, und
being scntcnted to two years in Jivll.
The SVew Kings County Democratlo Committee.
Tho meeting of tho now Democratlo County
Commlttco of Kings county which was to havo
been held to-morrow night lias been postponed.
It will be held either Tucsdn or edncsday
night. The committee consists of 210 delo,'utes.
Cleveland lo Da a H-O.
Pbincktox, N. J., Juno 12. OroverCJeveland,
it Is announced, has consented to accept from
Princeton University nt Its commencement on
Wednesday of noxt week the degree of Doctor
of Laws.
MARY BERCIIER A SUICIDE.
jtnooDxxa oi'eb xnovDLi:, snr
xmowxEu iuEitaxzF.
Iter Inheritance nnd Saviors Had Vanished
She Wrote to Mar Drolhar That She In
tended lo Kill Ileraeir Ilrr riody Is
found In the Kant IXIver Mine Days I-ater.
Mary Borcher, nn orphan, 23 years old, with
some property In her own right, loft tho apart
ments of Morris Levy, with whoso family she
lived, at 431 East Klghty-socond street, about
10 o'clock on Thursday evening, June 3. Her
departure wns sudden. When sho walked out
of tho flat sho turned to Mr. and Mrs. Levy, as
she crossed thoir threshold, and exclaimed:
" Fnrowoll to you alll"
Yesterday morning, at S o'clock, her body was
found floating ln the East Rivor, at the foot of
Commoroe strcot, Brooklyn. It was discovered
by tho steward of tho tug Edward Luckenbach,
which was tlod up nt tho Atlantic dock. When
first scon tho body was floating between tho tug
nnd tho Cox coal scow, Bostwtck, No. 8, GnpL
John Spccr. Capt. Spocr sat ln ths cabin door
way of his boat, when ho heard the Luckcn
bach's steward call to him.
"I say thoro. Captain, there's a body down
heroin tho river between your boat nnd mine.
Judge It's a woman from the length of tho hair."
Capt. Spoer looked tpward tho spot to which
tbo steward pointed nnd he saw tho body. Tho
two men mndo fast ft line to tho body, and Uion
the stoward notified the police. Flvo hours
after tho body wns discovered It was
towed nshoro nnd sent to tho .Morgue. Thoro
wcro no marks of vloleneo on the body except n
slight cut on tho right Btdo of tho head, ln nil
probability producod by contact with somothlng
ln tha river,
Tha gtrlworoa plnld Jersey, a skirt of some
maroon woollen material with a long nnp,
through which wnvy striposof bluo ran, a bluo
and whito striped underskirt, and a whlto pet
ticoat. Tho stockings wero black, nnd tho undor
clothlng, ninny articles of which bore tho Initial
"B " In roil, was white. Tho skirt reached Just
below the tops of tho high, black, button shoes.
A few shreds of a straw hat still clung to tho
matted d&ik brown hair when tha body was
taken out of tha water.
The police found nothing on tho body that In
dicated Its Identity. At tbo Morgue, however,
when tha clothing was romoved, papers wcro
found in the bosom of tho dress which led to
identification. Ono of theso papers contained
tho following:
"Wo find that, at tho death of Blasslus Bor
cher, hu had the followlug personal property:
Cash In bink. $2,100: ln9urnnco policy In tho
Catholic Knights. $2,000. lotal. 4,400, and
his homestead. Stepmother's sharo was $2,400,
which she received March, 1807."
On tho rovurso side of tho paper was this:
" Wnttcn bj Mr. Morris Levy, 434 East Klghty
sccond btrect, city. This copy is to remain In
tho trunk of Mnry Berchor until X Death de
parts. May 4, 1807."
A letter dated April 20. 1807, was addressed
to tho law firm of Goodrich, Dcndy& Goodrich, I
50 and 01 Wall street. It contained tho state
ment that tho guardian for tho Berchor heirs
was unablo to fllo his accounting on April
20. owing to his Inability to find certain vouch
ers, but that ho would fllo the accounting on tho
following day. Then follows a sc-hedulo of re
ceipts and disbursements mado by the guardian.
After finding these pupen tbo girl's Identity
was easily established. Tho pathctio story of
the girl's life was told to a Suvrcportor yester
day afternoon by Mrs. Morris Levy, who said:
" Mary Bcrcher was born ln Fort Smith, Ark.,
twcnty-lhrcc) cars ago. Her mother died when
Mary was n child, leaving two other ehildron,
William nnd Frank, tho former being now 20
nnd the latter 17. Tho father. Blasslus Borcher,
was a Btonemason In Fort smith. When hudlud.
In 1880, he left tho bulk of his personal estate to
his three children. Ills real estato went to his
second wife. A man named Henry Coopor of
Fort Smith was named in the will tho guardian
of the children.
"lho stepmother treated tho children badly,
and a tliort time after tho father's death Mr.
Cooper brought tho little ones East to Und a
homo with an aunt who lived on Statcn Island.
Tha children remained with thrlr aunt for a
Bhort time. Then they had to strike out
for thcrnsrlves, owing to the fact tnat tho
guardian refused to pay for thoir care, claiming
thnt. I hi- mint', hump, anpn tnr. hlivVi
"William and Frank found a refugo In St.
Josech's Homo ln Bond street, while Slary went
out to scrv Ico to a Mrs. Mcnneken at 1 ompklns
vllle, Stntcn Island. She remained with Mrs.
Mennekentlx car. Hermlstrcss then died. and
Mary cniuotoNew York, flndingcmplormentasa
domestic servant. Tbo last placo she vtnrkml
wosln tbo house of n Mr. Solomon, at Eighty
seventh struct and Fifth avenue. When she
left there she went to board with Mrs. Scheren
at OS Fourth avenue, whero her brothers were
living.
"At that timo Mary had saved $500 from her
wages. In addition, she had nliout $1,000 from
her father's entitle. At Mrs. Sehcrcn's she mot
Mrs. Puul Lindcman. whoso husband was then
an acquaintance of Mr. Levy's. Mrs. Lindcman
vins n Rcrvunt in Mrs. Scberen's employ. Be
tween Mary and Mrs. Lindeman a strung at
tachment sprung up.
"In February of this year Mr. and Mrs. Lin
deman hired the Hat on tho ground floor of this
house. Mary told me that her money furnished
tho flat nnd paid tho rent. In March Mary
and tho Lludcinans quurrcllrd. and ubout 11
o'clock ono night the girl camo to me and
asked If I would give her n placo to sleep ln.
Sho said she had been put out of her flat. I took
her ln, nnd this bus been tho only home sho hns
hnd since. Shu told me that some ono hod got
about all her money.
"After she b'ulbeen with mo about ten days
she nsktd to bo sent to a hospital. I sent her to
the Presbyterian Hospital. vYhcn Bbo camo out
she told me she bad been ln trouble, mentioning
two young men, but not by name. A few
da)S before sho went to the hospital she
got from her law vera certain pajicrs, which
sho nuked Mr. Levy to copy. Those wcro tho
papers found on tho liody. Tho letter to tho
la'vycrswas a copy of ono roc-elved by them
from the lawyer of her guardian in Fort Smith.
"On tho evening of Juno 3 Mr. Luvy, tbo
children, Mary, and I were sitting hero chatting.
The girl seemed to bo In excellent spirits. About
10 o'clock she said she thougnt shed retire. Sho
went to hor room and wo heard her rumngtng
ln her trunk. In a few minutes she camo
out, drcssod for the street in the oldest clothes
she hnd. Sho ejirried ln her hand a small bun
dlo of papers. Assheoponod tbo door leading
to the main hall sbo turned to us and said:
"' Farewell to you alll'
"With that sho bolted from the room and
rushed downstairs. Mr. Levy followed her. Tho
halls woro dark and bo was some distaneo bo
hind her when sho slammod tho street door.
When Mr. Levy reached tho strcot sho wns no
whro to bo rcon. Ho rama back upstairs
and wo looked over Slary's trunks. Tho
papers which Mr. Levy had copied and which
we knew Mary kept In tho trunk, were gone.
Then I found a lottor written by Mnry to her
brother Willlnm. Sho said tho writer was going
to commit sulcldo und that no ono was lo blamo
but herself. Sbo expressed the wish to huvu
a quiet funeral, wlthn wroath of whito rosea on
a white euskou Sho also nuked that one enr
rlagu follow tho bourse. Whntover money sho
left sho willed by that letter to her brother Wil
liam. Mr. Levy reported thocaso to the East Eighty-
eigiitu sircei ouiuuii jam nigiii. i no uc'xi nay
hu reported It at I'ollco Hcadquartors. Ho was
told thoro tliut a general alarm could not bo
sent out until tho girl had boon miss
ing a week. My husband thought that
strange, but ho lould do nothing. William
Bureherdld nut bclloto his sistor meant what
shawrotu, but now wo know that she did. Onco
boforo bhu tried to lommlt sulildo. Sho con
cealed a pair of my shears up her slcovn, but
Mr. lMvy caught her Just as she was about to
uso them."
'Hie body wns Idcntlflod last night by Levy as
that of Jtnrj Bcrcher. It huilw-on removed
pruviousl) from tho Morguo tonn undertaker's
by ordc-r of William Bin her, . ho Is aneloe
trjcl in In the employ of tho Western Electric
Com puny.
'Iho brothers and friends of tho dead girl are
Indignant over tbo sensational rubbish printed
in noiiio of the afternoon newspapers.
John Members' Drowns Himself.
John Sternberg of Jersey streot, Now Brighton,
Stntcn Island, bado hla wife nnd four children
good-by on Krlduy morning nnd startodout with
his tools to look for work ns n carpenter. He hnd
been nut of work for some timo nnd his family
wire in want. I lo was found drowned on Fri
day night ln a small pond uuar Prohibition
Park, 'I hero is no doubt liu committed suicide.
A Despondent Nboeinnber Hangs lllmseir.
George Mulching, 35 yenrs old, n shoemaker,
of 1 12 Jackson street, Hoboken, committed sui
cide yesterday by banging himself to a nail ln
tho kitchen uiwr of Ills homo. He wns despond,
cut over poor business, und hud told his wifu ho
Intended to kill himself.
Vosa-Kdre Finishing Company Falls.
Boston, Juno 12. Tho Voae Edgo Finishing
Company, manufacturers of shoo machinery and
woodworking tools, of Lynn, has assigned to
Fcrdinnnd A, Ayumu of Bolton, 'iho assets
are unknown, but tho liabilities aru placed ut
about 70,tH)0.
Mae Men Hurt In a Ulnsllng Riplo.lon.
PlllLAHKLi'jiM, Pa., June 12. Eight Italians
and ono nigra, implo) od nt McKlnnoy's stono
quarry on Hltteiihouso street, Germantown.
were injured to-da by tho explosion of an old
blasting cartridge where they wero at vt oik.
itas xo nit waK jrvxrEit.
A Hen Kngland tVhelmnn Who Wanted to
Get a View of alrratar Mew York.
A young wheelman ln gray started across Iho
brldgo for Brooklyn yesterday afternoon. Ills
blcyclo was muddy and his faco sunburned nnd
beaded with perspiration. Ho evldontly had
been riding at a hot paco from a point rcmoto
from tho metropolis, When ho had pedalled to
tho mlddlo of tho brldgo ho dismounted and
climbed tho latticed Iron work on tho Bouth sldo
of tho roadway and lay faco downward on tho
narrow rati. Ho was apparently oblivious of tho
moving trains nnd tho throngs on tho promo
nado. His mind was taking In tho greatness of
tho structure and tho splondld vlow from It,
Uo finally turned over anil lay on hli back, tak
ing oft his cap and letting tho northwesterly
brcczo cool his faco. Nonoof thocmplosccsof
tho brldgo had over teen a wheelman or nny
other person porehed on tho rail of tho roadw ny
beroro, unless ho hnd suicidal Intentions.
Tho trainmen decided that tho whoolmon was
about to tnko u lofty plunge. They told Police
man Dowllng about Ihowhcclmnns queer con
duct. A crowd collected on tbo promenndo op
posite lho whcolmnn. Bowling stopped under
tho young man, and looking up shout (id:
"Como down! What's tho matter with you,
anyway I"
Tha young man sat up nnd let his legs donglo
on tho inner sldo of the rail. Dowllng grabbed
tho logs, und refused to let go until the wheel
man prumlsid to como down and bo nrrestod.
Tho wheelman wns calm. Ha said ho had trav
elled 150 miles from n NowEnglnnd tonn, and
I that ho was Ixnind for a placo on Long Island.
Ho had novcr seen tho city or tho hnrbor or Iho
brldgo before, nnd ho did nulsupposo there was
nny law ngalnst Bitting on tho brldgo rail nnd
gutting a good view of things.
Anybody lould sit on tho rail of a brldgo in
Now England without bolngsuspocted of nde
stro to Jump ovorlwnnl. Tho policeman said ho
feared thnt tho whoolmnn w ns a little " off." nnd
decided to tnko him to tho brldgo station ln
Washington street, Brooklyn. Cnpt. Wnrd
?ucsttoned him, and decided that ho was par
cctly snno and had no intention of violating
any ruloof tho brldgo. Tho wheelman thanked
tho Captain for not detaining him, nnd rodo off.
PEXXSTLrA.XIA'S LOW ITUXDS.
Xo Definite nesnlt from the Conrerenoe with.
Senntor tnny In Philadelphia,
Pnir.ADFxruiA, June 12. Having conferred
with his legislative friends regarding ths ways
and moans of getting out of tho rovunue tanglo
nt Harrlsburg, Senator Quay loft Philadelphia
this afternoon for his son Richard's home, nt
Sowlckloy, near Pittsburg. Last night's con
fcrcmodldnot reach any doflnlto conclusions,
nnd details will not bo decided until tho Senato
and Hon so leaders act together ln Harrlsburg on
Monday, But enough was dono to ojitltno ln a
general wny tho courso of action that will bo
followed In tbo remaining weeks of tbo Legisla
ture, although tho suggested policy Is freighted
with ideas that In all likelihood will provoko
additional dissension and controversy.
Stato Senator McCarroll, who was in the con
ference with Senator Quay, last night said th it
while no nlnn was arranged in detail. It wus tho
opinion of those who u irtlclpnted ln tha confer
ence that there should bo no additional tnatlon,
and that tho appropriations should be cut down
as much as postlble. There U some talk of di
verting tho proceeds of tbo tx-rsonnl property
from tho counties into tho btate Treasury. Un
der tho lnw 75 per rent, of tho amount collected
Is returned to the counties. This will meet with
strong opposition from the counties.
Thero is evory indication now that the Legis
lature, Instead of adjourning on July 1, will sit
until July 15. and there is one class of legislators
who look upon this arrangement with consider
bledlsgust. Members of too Pennsylvania legis
lature are paid 81.!00 a session and mileage at
tho rate of 10 cents a mile. A custom among thu
Senators and Representatives at Hnrrisburg,
sanctioned by long usage, is to collect thoentlro
sum inn lump nt tlio opening of the session in
J.tnunry, and now a few are skirmishing around
for personal loans.
The depleted revenues of Pennsylvania wero
helrcdout to-day by n remittance of 9158,0110.73
from the city of Philadelphia, the proceeds of
liquor licenses and personal property tax collections.
HO It ACE POltTER'3 AXOESTOlt.
Courts Pnsa t'pon m "Dancing Fund" If t by
tba Ambassador's CJrandfother.
IlARrtlBKUltcj, Pa., Juno 12. Register of Wills
J. II. Stroup, upon application of Bonjamln M.
Ncad, attorney for the Commonwealth Tltis
Insurance nnd Trust Company of Philadelphia,
has Just granted that company power to further
administer upon tho estato of Ge-n. Andrew
Porter, who was father of Gov. David R. Porter
and grandfather of Dr. Georgo W. Porter of this
city and of Gen. Horace Porter, Ambassador to
France. Gen. Porter was a Revolutionary offi
cer of note, and subsequently becamo the fourth
Survcsor-Gcncral of tho Commonwealth of
Pennslvnnia, and died while in ofllco in this
cltv in 1813, and lies burled here.
Nonr tho close of the Itoiulutionnry war Gen.
Porter. vbu was ulwas interested in smial
matters, In eonlunetion with a number of fellow
olllcers of the Continental Army, then stntloned
in l'hllndelpbii, bccaino subscriber to a fund to
keep in cxiutenco ,v dancing club for tho amuse
ment of its members. For some rruson tho rn
malning part of this fund was not distributed ut
that da, but was held in trust fur tho rep
rcscntallv es of those entitled to rccclv e it, even
unto tho present time. A little whilo ago a
movement whs ptarted to tcrmlnito tho trust
nnd pa) en cr tho inonuy lo those entitled thereto,
n movement wholly and purely In the way of
sentiment, and nut of profit, ns tho amount to
be distributed is not very Innro. and it is under
stood to Ihj tho purposo of the descendants of
Gen. Porter to propose hereafter, under tho ap
proval of tho court, to have a tabiot placed at
the General's gravo in the cemetery at lltrris
burg und n cony ln oil of his portrait in InJc
pendenco Hall.
Br v irtuo of the appointment received from
the Register of Dauphin county, tho Common
wealth Tltlo Insurnnco and Trust Company hns
tiecn authorized to receive this fund and to act ln
tho premises.
Trjt-.YT TO COURT WITH HIS VALET.
Tha Master Complained That He Had Baaa
Drugged nnd Itohbad In Ills Own Bmbss,
Edward Henderson of 19 East Twenty-first
street struck up an acquaintance In a muslo
haiyast Saturday night with FroderlckG. Parry,
a young Englishman, and invited htm to spend
tho night ln his apartments. Parry accepted
and left early tho next morning. Henderson's
valet experienced great difficulty In waking his
master, and also noticed a white sediment in one
of tho glasses from which the mon had been
drinking tho night before. When Henderson
was Anally aroused ho declared that ho had
been drugged. It w as dlscov crcd that his pork
etbook, which had contained $38 and a check for
$100, was missing. Hu informed the police and
ou r'rhl u night Parry wus arrested ln a Sixth
avenuu restaurant.
Henderson appeared with his valet ns com
nlalnunt against Parry lu Jefferson Market
Court yest rday. There tho prisoner, while ad-
.nlttlnf- hla iiM.npA In lfmlriu,ii'nlinrtinti.
denied nil knowledgoof tho pockutbouk or the
alleged drugging, llo said that he hud reionlly
arrived In this country, that bo had been unsuc
cessful in obtaining employment, and had been
living on the charity of William Easton, the
horseman, to whom ho had como with letters of
Introduction,
Sir, E tstun corroborated Parry's statements,
and said tliut having been uuaule to secure a
situation hero Purry was about to return to
England ns u stoker on a transatlantic steamer.
Muglstrulo Kudllch held tbnt tho chnrgo
agnlrst Parry had not been sustained and dis
charged him.
Vale's Athletic Championship In Dispute.
Nnw Haven, Juno 12. Tho field day events
to decide the ull-round Yolo athlctlo champion
ship wcro held this afternoon. The plan of hav
ing every one who entorod partlctpnto in all tho
events was Introduced, nnd It cunnot be said to
havo worked well. Several of tho best track
men failed to tuku p irt. The contestants, bow
ever, nuulo things qulto lively, nnd thcro wcro
sovcrul close tlnlslies. Tho Secretary of tho
A. A. U. will havu to deeido who is tha
winner of tho championship, as tho title is
claiine-d b John 11. 'iboiiipsou. 'OS, und Robert
W, Unmet, '07. Itefcreo F. II, Hull admitted hU
Inability lodoildo whonf tho twols entitled to
It. Thompson Ii a hurdler and high Juiiipiriuid
Biirnol is n sprinter, 'lho latter ran well last
jenr, but poorly this season.
To decide tho championship each athlete's
8crccntitgo in every event, based upon the
guns or tha Intercollegiate winners, who uro
rated 1,000 inch, uro averaged up. 'lho indica
tions favor Thompson, although Burnot stub
born!) contests tho title. Trainer Keene Fitz
Patrick was the Btartcr this afternoon.
Postal Congress Delegates In Philadelphia,
Philadelphia, June 12. The delegates to tho
Unlversul Postal Congress reached Philadelphia
to-day from Atlantio City. Thoy wcro wel
comed nt Independence Unll by Gov. Hastings
and Postmaster Carr. Thoy wero next enter
tained at lunch at thu Bourse, wheru John
Wanainakor extendid u wo I como on b-haf of
thu city of Philadelphia in tho uUcnea of Ma) or
Warwick, who Is HI, On their way to thu city
call member of tho lougruss roeclved unosul
card on thu train a few miles from tho city de
livered by lotter carriers, extending a formal In
vitation to visit the city.
M'KINLEY'S VISIT ENDED.
THE ritEIIDEXT AXI PAJITT LEATE
XABUFILLE OX THEIll WAY HOME.
Major McKlnley Spends a ttatj Day at lha
riposltlon It Was Cincinnati Day A Con
cert In Ills Honar In Iho .ero llnlldlng
Mrs. McKlnley Entertained at n Lnnrheon.
Nashville, Tcnn., Juno 12, President Mc
Klnley nnd party spont to-dny at tho Tonnossco
Centennial Exposition attending tho dedication
of tha Cincinnati building nnd Inspecting tho
exhibits ln the various buildings, and left to
night for Washington delighted with thoir trip.
Thoy woro thoroughly plcnscd with tho Exposi
tion and the peoplo they met, nnd expressed
their grntlttido for tho hospitality shown them.
Tho celebration of Cincinnati day attracted
thousands to tha exposition grounds. A special
train filled with leading business men of Cincin
nati nrrlvod at nn enrly hour, nnd the visi
tors wero met at tho Union stntlon by lho Cln
clnnatl men, who reached here yesterday. At
11 o'clock tho Ohloans resident ln Knshvillo ns
scmblod nt tho Maxwell House, and tho Cincin
nati party, bended by 100 Cincinnati police
marched to tho stntlon, whero thoy took a spe
cial train for tho Exposition grounds.
Arriving at tho Exposition, tho delegation
marched through tho grounds headed by a
band to tho Cincinnati building. Shortly after
ward President McKlnley, who had driven
to tho grounds In a trap, accompanied
by President Thomas of tbo Exposi
tion, Gov. Taylor, nnd others, entered
tha grounds nnd wns mot nt tbo gnte by tho
Sixth Infnntry battalion ln command of Major
Miner. As tho President passed tho soldiers
presented nrms, and then marched ub a body
guard to tha Cincinnati building. Tho Cablnot
members bad preceded tho President to tho Ex
position, It having been decided by tho Com
mittee of Arrangements not to havo a parade
Tho dedication oxcrclees wcro simple Presi
dent Thomas spoko briefly, and then followed
addresses by Gen. W. IL Jackson of Nashville,
W. B. Mcllsh of Cincinnati, Chairman of tho
Committee of Arrangements; Robert Laldlaw,
unuirmnn or tno Cincinnati commission; Mayor
Caldwell of Cincinnati, nnd Gov. Bushncll of
Ohio. Mr. Lnidlaw turned tho building over to
MnvorCaldwull. "Dixie" was played, and Mr.
Mcllsh announced that President McKlnley had
co" looted to hold n brief reception.
While tho President stood ln tbo centra of tho
building tho peoplo passed through, shaking
bands with him. Tho polieo formed a doublo
lino through tho building und kopt tho peoplo ln
order.
After the reception nt tho Cincinnati building
tho President and party wcro conducted to tho
Illinois Stato building. Passing through this,
they went to tho negro building, where a con
cert was given by tbo Juhiieo Club of Fisk Uni
versity in honor of tho President, Tho club had
twenty-tlvo members. A spnee had been reserved
for thu President and party, and in tbisspaco
scats weru occupied by Secretary Shormnn,
Messrs. Gary, Grosvenor, nnd members of tho
local committee accoinpan)lng tho President,
and Richard Hill, chief of tho Negro Depart
ment, After the concert Mr. Hill aioso nnd said:
"President McKiiiloy, that God may bless
this, our country, you nnd yours, is lho wish of
tho millions of black mon and women of this
country."
Tho President then shook bnnds with the
members of tha club and members of the negro
boards and left tho building.
At 1:30 o'clock tho President was Informed
that a luncheon awaited him and his party as
the guests of tho Centennial management at the
clubhouse.
At 3 o'clock tha President held a reception ln
tho Government building, and thousands gath
ered to shako hands w ltli him. After the recep
tion, laming an hour, bo visited thoCommirco
building, and then returned to tho hotel to pro
Uui e- for hU departure at 7 o'clock.
Mrs. McKlnley was feeling very well to-diy
after tbo crush of yesterday. Sho did not go to
tha grounds until ulmut 1 o'clock, however,
when Mrs. Kirkmnn callod upon her nnd accom
panied her to the Woman's building, whero a
breakfast in her honor was given by
Mrs. Kirkman ns President of the Woman s
Department. Mrs. McKlnlej's chair was hung
with garlands of greens tied with ribbons of rod,
white, nnd blue. Abovo her wns a floral banner
of America. Before her plato roso a massive
candilahrum twined with asparagus and flowers.
Mrs. Kirkman. ashostcss, sat by Mrs. McKlnley.
The Washington correspondents who accom
nunlcd the I'rCHhlnnt to Saahvllle had a rncen-
tlon at Polk place tills morning, given by Mrs.
Fall and Mrs. Gardner.
police axoprxn the evxeeajj.
They Suspect That Uelmn Sunlsrean Died as si
rtetult or Matpraettee.
Helma Suntgrccu, a Swedish woman 29 years
old, died on Thursday at a private sanitarium
kept by Caroline Brand, nt 984 Trinity avenue.
Tho funoral was to havo taken place
yestcrduy forenoon, but acting on Infor
mation furnished Dy Dr. 1. 1. Obcrndorfer of 1037
Lexington avenue, thu Board of Hevlth onlurcd
tbo polieo to stop it upon suspicion that it was a
caso of malpractice. When tho police went to
tho sanitarium they discovered that tbo
body wns not there. Later they found
it at tho undertaking shop of Michael
Duffy at 334 First avenue, to which
It hnd becd removed on Thursdny night upon a
penfllt Hsurd, presumably, by tho Health De
partment. The Coroner was notified nnd took
chnrgo of the body.
Mrs. Brand said that bofore tho woman died
she declared that sho hail been treated nt
tho establishment of a midwife named
Abler, but hnd bocmne so 111 that Dr.
Oborndorfor was called ln, and advised her re
moval to tho sanitarium. A man. whom
Stclma said wns John O'Connor of 12110
Third avenue, ' cd tho piticnt nt tha
sanitarium and paid her bills. Sho mado
statements, Mrs, Brand said. Implicating
O Connor ln tho responsibility for her condition,
nnd mentioned Miss II. Sllvcrloo, care of Mr.
Cochran, of Yonkers, and Mrs. Baorsdorf of 303
Hicks street, Brooklyn, as friends of hers. Tho
woman was brought to tho Sanitarium about
ten days ago.
It was said that she was employed as a ser
vant and had no relatives in this country. No
arrests woro made ln the ease yesterday.
Bo So Capsized In tba Canarala Regatta.
A reefing breczo and a sky full of mares' tails
were tho weather conditions under which the
eighteenth annual regatta of the Oanarsla
Yacht Club was sailed yesterday on Jamaica
Bay. Only four boats of tho thlrteon stnrtors
sailed over tho course, which wns a triangular
one ten miles long. Tbcro wero two accidents.
Tho So So capsized and D. J. Brlnsloy, Jr., and
tils irlonds had to swim to tho stakoboat. The
Lntia broko her mast.
'iho winners were Kate, Tom o" Shnnter, nnd
Ideal. The club pennant was awarded to tba
Tarn o' bhnnter, her tlmo being the fastest o er
made over the courso.
Tha Weather.
Fair summtr waatser prevailed quite generally
yalterilay. Ths pressure over ina Northern States
was below normal, but wltbou: any storm mora,
meat. In the South tbe pressure was moderauly
hUh, thus causing a flow of warm air from lha
Boutb toward the North,
In this city tha day was fair and wsrmeri highest
onlclal temperature 60, lost OS'; averaia hu
mldlty, SS par cent,; wind touthvrast, average Te
locity Id miles an hour! oaromater, eurreeted to
read to tea level, at H A. M. Sv.HI, U I'. U. 19.71.
The thermometer at tha United States Weather Uu-
reau registered the tempt raturo yesterday ns follows
1807. ltJUfl I 181)7. I8ua.
BA.M ,,, HII' Wrt'lflPM 7' 70-
KM . ,. 74 71!' II I" M nt)' ON'
a I', m. hi' 7u'isMiit .. ni)" eo'
wasiiiiutos romtcAsr ron si-mer.
For Srio Tnffhlwl and tatttm Stw York, fair;
fiiuch tmrmrr vttithtr during fft ntxt (iro or fares
ituf ; louthtrly irfndt.
HOW TO FIND OUT.
Fill a bnttlo or common glass with urlnn and
let It stan I twent)-four hours; a sediment or
settling iuilii .its an unhealthy condition of tba
kldiie) h. When urlno stains linen it is cv iileueo
of kiiino) trouble. '1 on frequent desiru lo lirlnato
or pain in thu bin l Is nltotoii lining proof that
lho kiduo)S nnd bladder uro out of order.
WHAT TO IIO.
There Is comfort In tho knowledgo so often ox
pressed, that Dr Kilmers Hw. imp-Root, tho
great kidney reined), fulfils every wish In re
liming pain In the back, kidneys, llvi r, bladder
und every part of tho urinary p isb iges. It cor
rects inability tu hold urine and scalding (mln in
pin-sing it, oi bud elfccts following uso of llijiior,
wine or beer, nnd overcomes that unpluasvut
necessity ut being compelled to gel up many
times during tho night to iirinnto. lho mild and
the extraordinary elicit nf .iwiiinp-Hixn is soon
rcullcd. IlstuiidH thu highest for its wonderful
cures of the most dlatrcssl'ig uses. If )uu need
amedlclno )im sho lid havi thu liest. Sold hy
druggists, piliolift) cents und ono dollar. You
may havu u s.iiuu!a buttle and pamphlet both
sent froo by in ill Mention Tin: hi'Mi.Vv Hi'N
and send jour addruii tu Dr, Kilmer U Co.,
Blngii.imtoii, N. Y.
'1 his oiler appoarlng ln this paper Is a guaran
tee of genulnoness, Adv,
ieath of Aitcaninuop jaxssexs.
Tho TTell-Knawn New Orlrana Fralnta Paasea
Awny at Han,
New Onutaxn, Juno 12. Tho stoamer Hud
son, which arrived hero this morning, brought
tho body of Mgr. Francis Jnnsscns., Cnth
olio Archbishop of New Orleans, who died,
nt son on Thursdny whllo on tho atonmor Creole
on tho wny to Now York. Tho news of his sud
den dentil was a great shock to his friends, ns it
was known to very fow persons that tho Arch
bishop's health wns bad. Ho left hero In a really,
critical condition, suffering from an abscess on
tho neck. Tho surgoona thought an operation
would bo fatal, and tho Archbishop won going to
Europe for treatment thero. Ho had llttlo hopo
of recovery, nltbough ho seemed to bo ln tho full
vigor of health and of splendid physique. Ho
left on Wednesday and died suddenly tho noxt
morning. Tho body wns transferred from tbo
Croolo to tho Hudson, so as to bo brought back
hero at onco.
Francis Jansscns w nn born nt TUlburg, North
Brabant, Holland, ln 1843, of a Dutch family of
wealth and distinction. Ho was educated at the
somtnary of Hols Lo Due Ho boeamo a sub
deacon ln 180(1 nnd n priest In 18G7. Ho sallod
the sanio year for America and boenmo n priest
and aftorwnrd tho pastor In tho calhodrnl at
Rlehmond.Vn. WhcnCnrdlnnl Gibbons boeamo
Bishop of Richmond, in 1872. ho cboso Father
Jntissens as his Vlcur-Grnural. In 1830 ha w as
promoted nnd became Bishop of Natchez. He
show od himself thcro, ns in Richmond, nn elll
clont ndmlnistrntor, and his oplscopncy was
niarkod by great progress ln tho diocese, and nn
Increase in tho number of parishes nnd Bcbools.
Part of his work was tho Christianizing of thu
Choctaw Indians in northorn Mississippi,
In 1H87 Bishop Jansscns was seloctod tosuc
cood Mgr. Lcroy ns Arc hblsbop of Now Orleans.
When bo took chnrgo of tho dloceso Its finances
woro ln a very unsottlcd condition, tho ranks of
priesthood much deplutod by death, thcro was a
groat lnck of churches nnd schools, and no semi
nary to prepare nsplranlH for tho priOHthood.
Bishop Jansscns was chosen to tho nrchblshoprlo
bocnusa of his great reputation ns an adminis
trator, nnd ho soon proved it deserved. He put
tho finances In good condition, built new
churches, nnd dedicated asylums and schools. Ho
was particularly Interested in work among tho
negroes, and wns Instrumental ln tho establish
ment of numerous asylums nnd schools for them.
Ho wns very brond ln his religious vlows, and
was honored and esteemed by Protostantsaa well
as Catholics.
Dlt. W. T. LVSK DEAD.
Stricken With Apoplexy at nia name Tester
dny Arternoon.
Dr. William T.Lusk died suddenly of npoplexy
yestcrdny afternoon nt his homo, 47 East Thirty
fourth street. Dr. Lusk was ono of tho best
known physicians ln the city. Ho was ln his
usual health up to tho time he wns stricken.
Willlnm Thompson Luskwns born In Norwich,
Conn., on May 23, 1838. Hu entered Yalo ln
1800, nnd nftcr his freshman year left col
lego to enlist In tho army. Ho entered
a Now Y'ork regiment as n private, and
In thrco jours roso to bo Assistant Adjutant
Gcnoral. Uo camo to New York In 1803 and
was graduated nt Bcllevuo HoBpltal Medical
Collogo In 1804. Ho spent four years In stndy
nt Edinburgh. Paris. Vienna, Prague, Heidel
berg, and Berlin, ana began to practice in this
city In 1608. Ho was professor of physiology in
the Long Island Collego Hospital from 18G8 to
1871 nnd lecturer on the same subject In
Hnrvnrd Medical School In 1 870-71. In 1871 ho
becamo professor of obstetrics at Beliovue Hos
pital Medical College, and also editor of tho
Xrw York Medical Journal.
Dr. Lusk was a member of many scientific so
cieties in this country and abroad. Ho contrib
uted to tho medical and surgical iouranls, and
his ' llio Science nnd Art of Midwifery "(L680)
has been translated into several Europenn lan
guages. Yalo gnvo him tho degree of M. A. in
1872 and nn LL. D. ln 1804. Dr. Lusk loaves
threo daughters and tw o sons.
Obituary aotea.
Brother Hilary, F. S. C, professor of drawing
for many )cars ln Calvert Hall College, Balti
more. Md.. died suddcnl) of heart foiluro at that
institution yesterday. His narao was William
Ince. Ho waa born in England in 1847. Ha was
educated in tbe national schools of that country,
and rnmo with his parents to the. United States
in 18oV. Ho studied in New York ilty. At tho
age of 27 he entered the order of tho Christian
Brothers, and after completing his courso in tho
Brothers' normal school nt West Chester, N. Y.,
hn went tn nlv'rr. ITnlt llnlllmnro . whurs hft
passed almost his entlrocareer, havingspent but
onu year at La Salle College, Philadelphia.
Benjamin Franklin Deford died suddenly yes
terdny nt the residence of bis brother, Thomas
Deford, ln Baltimore. Mr. Deford was in his
02d year. He was a member of tho hide and
leather firm of Deford Si Co. of Baltimore.
Jeremiah N. Husted, former President of the
village of Walerford, S Y.. died vesterday, aged
70. lie was well known ln political, fraternal,
and church circles. Ho w as tw lco tho Democratlo
candldato for Assembly, but was defeated each
time.
FEOll A FAE3I TO AX IXSAXE ASYLV3I
Two Slatera and a Brother lleeonte Demented
In Thrlr Old Jkgr.
Kdjqstov, June 12. Maria C. Krom, nged 07,
nnd ber sister, Jnne II. Krom, nged 02, wcro to
dny declared insane and committed to the Mid
dlctown Stato Homoeopathic Hospital. Edgar
Krom, a brother. Is to bo placed in tbo Kingston
City Hospital. Tho Kroms are a country family,
and their catu is an example of ninny farming
people whose Folo object In life Is work. Al
though thu Krom homestend is but three miles
from tills city, the sistcri stuck to the fannnork
po closely that it Is twenty llvu )cnrs since the
older has been to this city and longer since tho
other ono loft tho farm. Tbu bouso being in tbo
mlddlo of n lot off thu linu of travel, thev were
seldom visited by ncighliors, nnd tho Kroms
rarely loft tho bounds of tho farm. Tho women
vtorkod In tho Held with tho men, wearing men's
clothing and heavy cowhide boots. Overwork,
lnck of nourishment and no recreation caused
them to become Imbecile, nnd resulted in their
commitment to nn ins&no asylum.
ROCKEFELLERS ORAXDFATHERS.
A Daughter la Mr. and Blra. Cbarlse Strong
and a Bon to sir. and Mra. D. II. HcAlpla.
TAnnvTOWJf, N. Y Juno 12. Mrs. Charles
Strong, the eldest daughter of John D. Rocke
feller, gave birth to a daughter last night at the
home of her parents In Pocnntlco Hills. Mrs.
Strong enme up nbouttwo weeks ngo by snecinl
train lo gel rid of tho noise of tho city. This is
Mr. John D. Rockefeller's first grandchild.
Mother nnd child nro doing well.
Thero was a story published to day thnt Sirs.
D. II. McAlpln. a daughter of William Rocke
feller, was dying at her parents' homo ln Scar
borough. There was nn foundation for It. About
three vveeks ngo Mrs. McAlpln gavo birth tor,
son. Ever slneo then sho has been confined lo
her room, but at no time has she been danger
ously HI.
LOUISE VOX LIXDAU'S PLIOnT.
The Actreas found t'lironselnua In tba Street
rrom sorpuine,
Louise Von I.lndau, n German nctrcss, who nt
ono time travelled nt thu bead of her own com
pany, was found yesterda) afternoon unconscious
ln Tw enty-flrst street, cast of Broadn a) . She w as
under tho Influence of morphine, nnd was taken
to tho alcoholic wunlof Btllevuo Hospital.
Some tlmo ago sho sued Judge lllinm A.
Gilbrultb of Erio, Pa., for iKSU.OOO, and lost tbo
suit, bhenllrged thnt hehnd sent her to ler
mnny to stud) for tho stage, hut had defaulted
in his promised remittances. Afterword alio
camo to New York, ami since then sho has
twice nttcmptod suicide. Friends pent her to
a sanitarium to bo treated fur the morphlno
habit, but slut was released two weeks ago. bho
was born in Gorman).
A Parrot That Talha Over tbn Telephone.
Kinubtcw, Juno 12. Vernon 1). I,ako. propri
etor of thu Rhlnobock Hotel, opposltu this city,
bus a parrot which talks ov er thu telephone. It
hns talked nnd sung over tho telephone wiro for
persons In Puiighki epslc, lifter n iiillusuwii), and
tho parrot will listen Intently at thu receiver ns
rcailll) ns If tho speaker was standing before
It, Whim tho teh phono bell rings tho pvrrot
Iliis upon the irntmmiltor mix', waiting for
Huuiuouoto hold tho receiver to lis car. Mr.
Lnku recently refused an oiler of sfJOO fur tho
bird.
tiring 31 urderer Super Home,
Sai km, Ore,, Juno 12. K, Lovvo of tho Kansas
City dati'ctiia form stuppail nit In Salem todny
with E. B. Soper, alias Homer Leo, whom ho
r rented near Ashland, On)., nn Wi-diiosilaj,
bupii- is ihuigiid w'tli tho murder of Ills vvlfo
nnd two llttlo girls, In Cisn count J. Mo., on
April 2I,1H'J1, b.ipci' confessed tn Hindi tui'tlvc.
llo saw tliut lie was uiinblo to ului ntu tho c till,
dren, and give tliem such mlwmtugc ns lie de
sired, and hu preferred to relieve thrill from
misery by taking their Uvea,
joTTixas a nour roir.v.
Oen, !' rick A, CnllUt, ax United States Consul
at Loudon, was a punuir ou inn American liner
St I'aul, wnlcu armed yesterday from houttiamp
ton,
Mr, L. Ullman will salt next Tuesday on lha steam
bio. Haals for an eztendaa Luroptau trip aua to
taxe a course at Carlsbad for tba linpiovament of
bis baallh. .
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THE OUTER MAN 1
, jtPJBJBJJ
as well as the Inner man requires careful ''fsH
thought. You exercise discretion In ths -aH
food you eat. Why not In the clothes you kmm
wear? Better dressed men thin those !1H
who wear the suits we make to order for yH
m
NO MORE ; $15,001 HO LEW H
It would be difficult to find. The values w l
give are barely paid for with $30. r.H
English Clay Blue Serges (guaranteed fast ,nH
colors), Scotch Cheviots and English Worsteds fll
are only a few of our selected stock. Your H
money back if dissatisfied. i'
W. G. LOFTUS & 00.
ORDEIUI TAKES' AT OUR ('
Whnleiaia Woollen noma (Hall Order Depfc) aafl ,iisni
Headquarters, SOtt-OT't llrumlway. IH
Samples and Self-Measurement nianks Sent. ViH
New York Salesrooms: AIno at ftnH
IfliD'way, near John. 878 Waahtngt'n at.BoatoSk iXaaH
11 8 1 Il'way. near 29th. 1 1 Bd at , Troy. VWU
25 Whitehall at. 18 bouth Pearl it. Albany .'.QH
ISMh and Lexington. 02S Chestnut at, rhila. iConi
Hun Ilalld'sr, near iirtdge. 847 Ilroad at., Newark. ' lH
Open Evenings. tnfl
I a fnB
BTRIKIXa TAILORS HAJiQUUfB. 'm
VBH
Their Warlike Committee on Snaalen to B as) '".fH
Hand To-Day. 41
The striking tailors held their nsnal mass ImW
meeting ln Walhalla Hail yesterday. Accordine iH
to the leaders, this week trill pretty nearly end m
the strlko ln faror oi ths U.ilars. Borne cases of (Mai
distress in families of members of tba Brother imM
hood of T.vllora and Children's Jacket Makers 'smai
wero reported yesterday. H
Sirs. Zanlnskl, tho wife of a striking tailor, 'fl
thinks that perhaps tho man who committed la
suicide on Friday night by jumping into ths iafl
East Hirer, at the foot of Eighteenth street, was tiH
her husband. Up to a week ago he lived with, 'afl
her and their children in room at Stanton and f aH
Pitt streets. They were dispossessed for noa- -Tamai
fiajment of rent, and since then havo boon llv- 4'KH
ng with friends. Znnlntkl was very despondent, ''.'.-Mai
and went aw ay on Friday night saying ho might -t'lmal
never return. Mrs, Zamnski a frlonds think he '.MH
husband is still living. vH
To-day begins tho cost side working 'week, tH
and tbo " Commit too on Suasion" of tho strikers .-Hal
will be on hand early to watch the shops. They "rBmal
will " persuodo" non-union men to quit work itl ral
their usual way. Carnal
ABOLISHED THE BLACKBALL. IH
-ai
Tba Internattenal Mnchtnlsta' Union Confatmfl VLal
to XAter Methods. ?
It was announced yesterday that tbe Interna JmM
tlonal Association of Machinists has abolished IH
the old blackballing Bystcin as a moans of voting il
against applicants for membership ln the local l
lodges, which has been ln cxi'.teneo for soms imoi
years. For somo time there has been a move- 91
inent In labor unions agninst the mystery nnd H
hocus pocus which, Wcro used formerly to keep '-'-H
unions together, and this abolition of blackball- i.U
log is one of the many results of tho movement, imm
In n statement on the subject Issued yesterday jH
by Douglas Wilson, Hencrni Foreman of tho in 9m
ternntiounl body, he Bays among other things: "Mwl
"Undoubtedly tho blackball has in tho past !Wm
retard cd the growth of tho union. It has been twB
deposited against un applicant for membership 'rmm
on the mon irlvolonis pretences. Though not -cMbI
ono but the presiding officer knew- who the ob- Um
jector wns. Hill there were men who showed lho 'fjmal
miserable smnilnes of their nnture by keeping ,l
a candidate from being admitted for a couple of .M
weeks." M
Icemen Want alkorL. Charter. iflfl
Several lco handlers and drivers employed IMai
along the North itiver applied yesterday at ths iM
office of District Assembly 40. IC of L., 25 Third 'H
avenue, for a charter for a local assembly. Ths IH
application was referred to Richard Cooney, t
District Master Workman, who, if he is satlstlcui ''H
with tho application, will grant tho charter. -imm
Several unions of icemen havo been formed H
within thu last few years, but they did not last -
long, nnd usually wont to pieces when thero was iM
llttlo demand for work. .U
nineatone Cutters Cain Demanda. "'H
About 200 bluestonc cutters' helpers belonginff iM
to Local Assembly 1,5110 of tho Knights of Labor JH
mndo a demand two days ago for $2.50 a day jH
and nn eight-hour workday. They reported yes- ' H
terday that they would not have to strike, as
nearly all the contractors bad granted their do-
mands. and llioso who had not wero expected to M
do so this w e-ek. 9
IIOIT HALLIOAX BROKE HIS LEO. jj
f2
Urn vTaa About to Kick Another Fellow Don 'M
Wbro a Trotlry Car lilt Illrru
James Halligan, 11 yenrs old, of 770 Ocean
avenue, Jersoy City, wns stnndlng at Ocean and "
Seavicw avenues yesterday with his pet bulldog
nt blshcols, when another bulldog came trotting
along lho sidewalk on the opposite side of tho '
strcot. The dogs caught sight of each othor
simultaneously. Tbrro was a rush followed by '
n clash of snarling, snapping dogs on the trolley
car tracks lu tho mlddlu of tho etreot. Hnlllgaii
with soma dllltculty separated the dogs, and
wns about to glvo the opposition dog a kick '
when a trolloy enr camo bowline along. Tho
mntorman soundrd his gong, and Halligan tried
to jump tu ono side, but tbo car struck him and
broke his left leg, Ho was taken toSt. Francis's
Hospital, lleorgo Hawkins, tlie inotorman, was
nrrestod, but wus released shortly afterward on,
his ow n recognizance.
Launch or the Ntrataatilp John Riieaaon.
PniLAnrxrillA, Juno 12. At tho shipyard of
Kcatle ti I,ovy toilny tho passenger nnd freight
steamboat John Krle.sson, built for the Haiti
mnro and l'hllndelphin Steamboat Company,
was launched. Iho htoamer was ehrlstenod In i
honor of John Krlrssun. Mies Mary Helen
Cudwolader. daughter of cvl'olloctor of tho
Port John Cndwaludcr. ihristencd the vessel.
Tho now KrlcsHin is a threo-deckixl steel vessel, j
20!) feet long, 21 fi el wide, and 10.(1 feet ilcon. ,
Sho will havo accommodations for 1150 passen-
gcrs. ,t
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