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LONDON'S JUBILEE BALL.
CLIXAX Or THE aSZ.EBlU.TIOX AT
DEfOXSHIBE HOUSE.
even Hundred Gueet In thelptondorerramllr
Jewels and lb CotllliMt Costumes Princes
from All Fart or tha World What th
IIomI rmoni War Th Precession.
sjtofal Cablo DapateS to Tnx 80s.
London, July 2, The Duchess of Dovonshlro's
historical rnnoy areu ball, which was Riven to
nLght, was the final gayety ot thn Jubilee season.
It was nn Affair which had (rained onljr lens ad
vance notortoty than tho Bradley Martin ball
(Iron In Now York last winter. It had been at
tacked In the pulpit, and had boen mado tho sub
ject of tho samodlsputo In tho London press as
Its counterpart In Now York. It proved in some
respects to to as magnificent as the Bradley
Martin function.
So royal ualnco In England was eror filled
with a uioro gorgeous throng than that which
assembled to-night In Devonshire Houso, nor,
lndcoJ, hod London ovor soen such a sight. Tho
princes of England and Gormany, and ot the
ancient dynasties ot India, nnd nearly every
dukoofthe realm were among tho 700 guests,
all of w horn are known to fame
Tho guests began to nrrlvo nt 10:30 o'clock.
At that hour a surging crowd of sightseers had
gathered at tho gates at tho centra ot tho wall
separating tho courtyard from tho stroot, and
the police bad great difficulty In koeplng open a
passage for tho oarrtages cntorlng tho Bldo goto
wars. Tho guests uncloaked In tho corridor and
passed in full carnival dress to tho grand stair
case Thore was ono long stream of kings,
o,oern, knights, nnd abbesses passing along
amid the costly floral decorations, while, from
the ballroom came the strains of n Hungarian
band. Nothing had been nddod to the decora
tion of tho ducal apartments except a wealth of
flowors. chiefly roses grown nt ChaUworth and
lsewhcro on tho Duke's estates. Tho lofty
chambers, including tho ballroom and saloon,
the only apartments allotted to dancing, blazed
with light.
Tho ballroom Is In whito and gold. The saloon
' hasn vaulted celling, exquisitely painted. Tho
adjoining drawing rooms, nearly all of which
are furnished and decorated In tho Louis Qua-
torse style, mado an equally appropriate and
- magnificent setting for the throng. A specially
constructed Btalrcaso led to tho largo garden In
the rear. Tho trees in the garden wero studded
with lights, nnd now and then a blazo of colored
fir bunt out among the trees.
' The Duchess of Devonshire, as Zenobla, wore
a costumo ot green, white, and gold, and many
Urge Jewels. Diamonds depended from the
horns ot her gold helmet, which was studdod
with Jewels, and pearls hung in chains about
her head and shoulders. Sho received her guests
with her usual grace.
Tho Duko of Dovonsbiro, who stood besldo his
wife, appeared as Charles V. of Germany. He
wore a costumo of black velvet, trimmed with
for. On tho arrival of the royal guests tho
Duchess conducted them to a dais. All woro
,- sixteenth century costumes, most ot them bias
ing with jewels.
The Princess of Wales, as Marguerito de Va-
;- una, appeared in a wnue ana gold dress with an
Elizabethan rnff and a heavy train, embroidered
' with gold and silver and studdod with many-
colored Jewels. She wore diamonds and pearls.
,s In Immediate attendanco upon ber woro her
;,' three daughters and the Dncbess of York, who
was attired in a pale-blue gown embroidered
A with silver. Her ornaments wero diamonds.
-A Princess Victoria of Wales waa attired in s
7,( blue and gold brocade costume, embroidered
' with fleur de lis In gold and whito. and a Mcdld
collar. Six courtiers, members ot tho highest
nobility, wearing costumes of tho period
of Henri HL, accompanied the Princess
and Prince of Woles. Tho Prince, as
Grand Master ot tho Knights of Malta, woro
1 a doublet and trunk hoso of black Genoese vcl-
' vet. slashed with gray, and a whito Malteso
; cross was embroidered on his left breast. Ho
;' wore the orders of tho Garter and the Knights
, . of Malta. His hat, which was high and narrow,
:', was encircled with a Jewelled chain and had a
diamond cross in front and white plumes behind.
A A velvet capo embroidered with tho Maltoso
cross completed his costume.
The Dnko of York, as the Eorl of Cumberland,
Queen Elizabeth's Master of Horse, wore one of
the most striking costumes nt tho ball; it was a
P gray velvet doublet and capo embroidered with
broad bands of gold, a steel gorget inlaid with
gold, crimson velvet trunks slashed with gray
satin and embroidered with gold, and high
boots. His cape was lined with crimson satin.
The order of the Garter was on bis breast.
The Duke of Connaught appeared as on Eliza
bethan OoneraL He wore a steol cuirass Inlaid
with gold; the rest of his costume was of dark
gray velvet slashed with satin and embroidered
with gold.
The Duchess of Connaughf, as Anne of Aus
tria, woro n costumo of pale tan and rose.
' Prince Christian, as the Earl of Lincoln of the
sixteenth century, was attired in a white velvet
, doublet, a black velvet coat, caped and lined
, with ermine.
I The Duchess of Teck, as tho Eiectoress of Han-
j over, wore a dress of orange velvet, ornamented
with ermine and largo pearls.
Prince Charles of Denmark appeared as a
Danish student in dark purplo.
The Grand Duke Michael of Russia woro a
black and gold Henri Quatro suit
This in nowise exhausts tbo list of royal per
sons present, all attired In costly costumes
noteworthy for historical accuracy. Many of
the gowns bad necessitated a dozen or more
sketches by as many authorities, and wero
works of high art. Nor was tho beauty and
richness of the costuming confined to tbo royal
guests. Lady Italncllffe, as Catherine ot Rus
sia, was one of the finest figures. She was tbo
centre of a splendid court. Lord Ralncllffe nnd
seven others in uniforms forming an Imperial
guard.
;, Tbo Marchioness of Londonderry, as Maria
Theresa, glittered Iu nor famous family dia
monds. She, too, was surrounded by a brilliant
court.
Lady Warwick, as Mario Antoinette, was
', gorgeous In tbo costliest fabrics, looped with '
i chains of diamonds.
Tbo Duku and Duchess ot Marlborough wore
costumes of tho Louis Qulmo period. Tho
Duchess was attired iu a gown of whito satin,
and her ornaments were emeralds and diamonds.
Sue was one of tho most admired In tho wbolo
assembly.
Perhaps tliu principal fcaturo of tho oronlng
was tliu procession beaded by tho Duchos of
Devonshire, who was followed by severul wear
ers of Oriental costumes. There woro two
Queens of Shoba, ono of whom was Princess
Henry ot Plcss, who was attended by Ave beauti
ful black slaves. Her dross probably excelled In
boauty all the others. It was of inauvo
Mure shot with gold and bestrewu with rubles,
ciuerulds, sapphires, diamonds, and turquoises.
Around her waist wn a loosely knotted sash
tbat as a mass of glittering Jewels. Tho sleeves
seemod to bo formod entirely of Jewelled chains.
The golden hair of the princess was surmounted
Kith u golden Assyrian headdress studdod with
turquoises, emeralds, and pearls. Behind the
Orientals trooped all tho others.
Another feature was tbo various quadrilles,
S arranged In historical periods and conducted on
I a prearranged plan, tho style having been aceu-
rate!)- studied. Jn uiuny Instances special muslo
fl had Ik en coinjiosed for theso quadrilles, but the
dancing wns somowhut desultory owing to the
I "eight of the costumes and tho counter attrao-
Uons of the cool garden.
M Among tho guests present wero Mr. Ogdcn
Goelet, who woro a white costumo covered with
diamond crescents and stars,
Lady Raudolph Churchill, formorly Miss Jen
nie Jsromo of New York, appeared as Empress
Theodora, Her costumo was of golden gauzo
thickly strewn with Jewels.
Tho Duchess ot Sutherland as Charlotte Coo
day was much noticed.
Lord Roscbory appeared as Horace Walpolo.
Colonial Secretary Chamberlain wore a Louis
Bolto costume,
Mr. Herbert Asqulth appeared as Cromwell,
and Sir William Vcrnon-Harcourt as one of his
ancestors, who wu Lord Chamberlain in 1712.
IST.AX HOUSED TO ACTION.
Kuropean In Calcutta rearing; Another Ont.
break ftallve Slated Over the YleldtasMtr
the British AuthoritiesThe Sultan Aietfta
Ill-ring th ralthmi la India andEgjpt
Speotal Cubit Dtttxtlch to Tils Sex,
Calcutta, July 2. Tho riot of Mohammedans
at Chitpur, a suburb ot this city, has ended. It
began on Wodndsday.
Tho origin of the trouble was tho action of the
authorities In demolishing a mud hut for which
tho Mohammodan oWnorg refused to pay rent,
protending that it wns a mosquo.
All tho available European and native police
of Calcutta wero mobilized and sent to Chitpur,
but for more than forty-eight hours a mob of
6,000 mon held tho northeastern part of the
town. Tho telephono and telegraph wires were
cut. Numbers ot Europeans wero stoned and
their property attacked. Instead ot Us being an
exclusively religious outbreak between sects, as
it was at first understood to be.it was a dis
tinctly nntl-Europeon riot.
Tho troublo has now boen settled by a com
promise, which, however, lonvos tho natives
arrogantly elated. Tho Mollnhs or priests had
preached openly to tho natives for twenty-four
hours that by rioting thoy would gain tho point
they doslrcd, and tho rioters fool that they have
won.
In several parts of tho city It is still danger
ous for Europeans, and there is a profound
feeling of Insecurity, especially In view ot
tho open threats tbat ore made against
whito women. All British authority waa
defied, and tho situation is regarded
as grave and disquieting, especially as
HI feeling between tho Mohammedans and
Hindoos is not apparent, although tho action ot
tbo authorities in destroying the hut waa
brought about by a claim a Hindoo brought
against a Mohammedan. The Europeana
fear that tho triumph which Is being celebrated
by tho natives foreshadows n now attack. They
denounco tho authorities for dallying from tho
outset. Instead ot opposing tho rioters with a
strong body ot troops, with orders to Are upon
them.
London, July 2. Sir Thomas Wemyss Held,
editor of the Sveaktr, writes that he learns npon I
authority that tho Sultan of Turkey has emls
sarlos in India, besides in Egypt and the Sou
dan, and that they are doing everything in their
power to stir up Mohammedan fanatacism.
Bombay, July 3. Plague Commissioner Rand,
who was shot by native assassins a week or
more ago, died to-day. An attempt was mado
to locate the bullet In his lungs by means of
the Roentgen rays, but without success. A cow
herd has mode a statement naming a number of
men concerned in the assassinations, indicating
a widespread conspiracy.
HEDETEBBAXEAX AXTICB.
Th Great Sea main and Pallia Three Peat
at a Time at Barcelona.
Special CabU DetpaUK to Tna Sea.
IUncitoXA, July 2. The newspapers here
report a remarkable phenomenon in tho Medi
terranean. For hours tho sea level has been
rising and falling threo feet at short intervals.
The phenomenon Is similar to that which at
tended the eruption of tho volcano Krakatea In
1883. Tho British warship Surprise has had
her cable broken by the movement.
TVBKS KILE 10 QUEERS.
Otteausa Troopa Descend XTpon a Band ot
flaldera at Metaovo.
Fptctal CabU IHtpatch to Tbs Sex.
CossTANTixorLE, July 2. Turkish news
papers state that a fight has occurred between
Ottoman troops and Greek raiders at Metsovo.
One hundred and twenty of tho raiders were
killed and eighty were captured.
ESTEUTAIXED O.V THE EttOOEZTX.
Boalbamptan OfBrlala Attend a Lanchean on
Our Cruiser.
Sptetal Cable Dtipatch to Tnx Sv.
FocTnAMrrox, July 2. Tho Mayor and other
town officials this afternoon visited the United
States cruiser Brooklyn, which was sent here to
take part In the naval display at the Queen's
Jubilee. Luncheon was served on the cruiser, nt
which toasts were drunk to President McKin
leynnd Quern Victoria. In responding to (ho
toast to the President. Rear Admiral Mlller.who
was the special American representative at tho
Jubilee, salit ho hoped tho relations between
ilrcnt Britain nnd the United States would al
ways be cordial and peaceful.
The Brooklyn will start on her return to New
York to-morrow morning.
BOEOMOX MLAXDEKH FiailTIXO.
Carrying: on a War or Kitermlnalloa ta tha
Advanlase or the Whites.
VANCorjvEn, B. C, July 2. Tho Canadian
and Australian steamer Warriinoo. which ar
rived to-day, brought nows of wars in tho Solo
mon Islands. Tho schooner Threo Cheers was
at the Islands when the ngbtlng was In progress
nnd brought tbo nows to Sydney. The traders
reported tbat tho bloodshed wan torrlblo, nnd
that the tribes were surely exterminating on
another. This Is very convenient forthowhlto
settlers, who are swarming In tha Islands.
II. M. 8. Wallaroo and othor warships have
started for tbo Islands.
TIio ill'iniond Jubilee of Queen Victoria was
to bc clobratcd In great stylo on tin Solomon
Ir.iiuil". Mrs. Strong, stepdaughter of tho
luto Robert Louis Stevennon, had painted
a landscapo on nn nddress to tho Queen,
written on "tnppa," which was to bo
sent by tho next Han Francisco steamer.
Pour coasting steamors. Favorite, Ability, Hell
Bird. nndOsproy, nre pounding to plcccsal Cape
Hnwkc. They woro at anchor whon tbo wind
rno tn a galo nnd drove thorn nshoro. Tho
crown woro fcavod with tho greatest dllllculty,
nnd thero was much norolem dlsplajcd by tho
llfo-saving crews.
ACTOJt HTOnjt.lIlT DEBinEB.
Undertook to Drive Two Strainers Out or
taten Island Mound.
Raiiwat, N. J., July 2. For soveral dnys two
fishing etenmers, ono named the Alaska, are be
lieved to have been vlolntlng the fishery laws of
New Jnrsoy off Hearcn, on Stntcn Island
Sound, by hauling between them a fishing not.
Residents of Sewnrcn nnd adjacent towns nro
indignant nt the alleged wanton capture of
wenktlsh. Commodore It. V. F. A bell's naphtha,
launch wns Rent out to Investigate, and one of
tho men In tho boat mado out tbo name of one
of tho steamers. ,,,., . ,
Then James If. Stoildnrt. the actor, whoso
summer cottage. Is nt Hnnnrcn, wont out to the
teamors and from his boat warned them away.
The men on the stenmcrs derided him. Th;
matter has been reported to tho State I ish nnd
Game Wardpn.
TO SPEXD THE t'OVUTU AT OAXTOX.
President McHlnler and Ills Parly I-eave
Waahluslun Tor Ilia Home,
WasuinoioX, July 2. President nnd Mrs,
McKlnley, Judge nnd Mrs. Day, Miss Mabel Mo
Klnley, Mrs. Sixton, tho White Houso stownrd
nnd Mrs. McKlnley's nmld left hero nt 7:10 to
nlirhtovcriho Pennsylvania Hoart In tbo Pull
mn car lUslointro for Cnnlon. where they
will stiond July 4. Tho partyj will return to
Washington In tho same cur nnd over tho sumo
road on Tuesday.
Queen's Jubilee Illualratrd.
Forty largaomcial views of the (treatest pageant of
modern tlni's exe.utlvtly In the Stw fork Ttmui Ulut
trated Weekly Jlgattne ttiuular, July i.Adv.
LIGHTNING- ALL ABOUT US.
THE QVEEXS OOVXTT COUBT HOUSE
BTBUOK.
Panic la tha Jail Resatta FUspoles Shat
tered la This Cllr Windows Broken by
Ball Storm Cauaea the Temperature to
Pall Twenty Degree In Thirty Hlnnte.
Up In his breezy tower. In tha first stra
tum of clouds Prophet Dunn calmly declared
yesterday that tha city was merely having nor
mal July weather. Tho city wlpod tho accum
ulated humidity froln Its beaded forehead with
its manifold handkerchiefs, and said things un
fit for publication. Even on tha porch ot the
Prophet tho temperature was, by the aerial
therraoracter,83 at 1:45 o'clock in tho afternoon.
Then it began tcdcsccnd under tho lnfluonco ot
an atmospheric disturbance that did not mani
fest Itself to tho Prophet until about 3 o'clock.
Then he saw through his glasses tho spirits
ot tho air building n rampart of clouds far away
on tho northern horizon. Ont of tho blackness
there camo a wind that sent tho mercury flying
down tho tube. It was a thunderstorm frappe,
and that is tho reason tho temperature tumbled
In such a hurry. Tho cold blast from tho north
truokttho moistened air with a suddenness
that transformed tho vapor to solid lco parti
cles. Instead ot tho usual July 'downpour,
thero was a cataract of hall. It was hall of tho
old-fashioned sort, tho atoms of which have boon
likoncd to tho eggs ot cortaln fowl. Skylights,
windows, and tho roofs of hothouses above the
Harlem Rlvor woro smashed by tbo crystal
fusillade.
Tho storm travelled southward soraowhat
sluggishly, letting out a lot of lightning ot a
picturesque and dangerous sort, nnd got down
to the neighborhood ot the City Hall a little af
ter 4 o'clock. There was somo hall In It then,
but it was not of tho hen's egg variety, and did
not harm anything or anybody. Tho llghthlng
was brilliant, and the rush of wator was llko
tbat of a tropical shower. It did not come
down in drops, but In sheets, choking tbo
mouths of sowers and flooding somo of tho cel
lars of South and West streets.
Telegraph and telephono wires wero tempo
rarily affoctod by tbo electrical disturbance.
Tho air had most of the moisture squcexed out
of it. and the temperature dropped nearly twen
ty degrees after tho shower, which lasted about
thirtv minutes.
Mora than COO persons had passed through tho
turnstiles at the Polo Grounds yesterday and
the trains on the elevated road were becoming
crowded with passengers bound for the ball
game when the storm tn all Its fury passed over
Harlem. Shortly before 3 o'clock a number
ot the Boston players began their early practice
I and were batting near their clubhouse In left
field, not minding tho vivid flashes of lightning
and the rumbling of thunder, which became
louder as the dark clouds quickly drew nearer.
When the rain began to fall tho players as well
as tho few spectators not on tho grand stand
ran for cover. It had been raining for probably
five minutes when hailstones as largo as
twenty-five-cent pioccscamodown, rolling across
the grounds llko so many marble.
Everyone was watching the storm when sud
denly thero was a flash ot lightning, followed
by a clap of thunder that mado tbo timid quake
with fear. Bill Clark, who was leaning against
a radiator In the clubhouse, mado a Jump and
began rubbing his left leg, while "Ducky"
Holmes mado a grab at his foet. Tho latter com
rjlalnedof annmtmess in his loos, whllo Clark
wanted to know what the stinging sensation
meant. Nearly all the players complained of a
headache Several shingles wero loosened from
the roof ot the clubhouse, and tho flag polo wns
slightly dsmagod. Tho downpour or rain and
ball did not stop until otter 4 o'clock, but it had
Iirevloualy been decided not to play, as right and
eft field were In a condition for a boat race.
Lightning shattered the fiagpolo on the roof
ot Kohlenbeck's soda and lco- cream pavilion
at ISsth street and Riverside Drive, but did
no further damage thero. Blcyclo Policeman
Roth, when hurrying to the pavilion for shelter,
felt the effects of the shock and was 111 and
dizzy from it for some little time.
At 4:10 P. M. a cupola on tho roof of Ebllng's
brewory at St. Ann's avenue and 130th street
was struck by lightning. It carried nway one
corner of the roof of the cupola, and tho brew
ery employees rang for the flromen. thinking
Are would follow tho shook. An cngtno and
truck responded to tho alarm, but no fire fol
lowed. While the storm was at Its worst lightning
struck tha brick air shaft on tho front of tho
home of the Society for the Relief ot Half Or
phan and Dcfltttuto Children at Manhattan ave
nue and 104th street. The shaft la eight feot
square, and is ten feet higher than the build
ing. Its sides are perforated by tiles for tho
admission of air. Tho lightning hit the north
wost corner of tho shaft and knocked half a
dozen bricks out. It jumped to the llrst row
of tiles on the west side, nnd knocked the ends
oft all tho pipes. Then it gouged somo of tho
bricks out of the shaft and pabaod to the ground
on the lightning conductors. All of the chil
dren In tho Institution, 225 In number, were In
tho playrooms on the ground floor when tho
building was struck. The shock was not felt by
any of them.
Lightning struck tho big flagpole situated
about 100 feot southwest of tho l lnremont Ho
tel on Riverside Drhe. A plcco nt tho top
nbout four feel long was broken off unevenly,
and a splinter two feet long was taken out of
tho polo a few feet from the bottom. The
lightning mado Its way from tho top of the polo
to tha ground In a circular routo, leaving block
lines somewhat resembling tha strlpns on a
barber's pole. There are also a number of
black spots nbout the size of a plate plainly vls
lblo over tho whito paint. Tho Park pnlieo
had removod the flag In anticipation of Uio
storm, so It was not damaged. The pole, which
Is in5 feet high, woj put up by the Grant Me
morial Committee and Is reputed to be one nt
tbo highest In this part of tho country, Tho
flog which It boro measures 40x20 feet, Tho
polo Is mailn'of pine, which was selected In pref
erence to steel.
During tho storm lightning plnyed nhout tho
telephone, anil other wires In Munlmttan Hos
pital In so stnitllng n fashion that the doctors
and attendants abandoned tho office.
When tho stonn reached downtown tho wood
en flagpole nn top ot tho CurtU building, nt 35
Houth William Htreer. waa struck by llvhtnlng,
Tho shock was felt throughout tho wholo build
ing, and tho flngpole, which was forty-flvo feot
high, was snlit from tho ball on tho top down to
tbo lmo.TliD upper half wns broken In splinters
ranging in length from ten feet to only n few
inches. 'I hoso fell lnio tho street nnd nn tho
roofs of tha adjoining buildings. A tenant of
tho sixth floor of tho building counted sixteen
roofs In tho neighborhood on which the splint
ers ot wood fell. Half of tho pole, split Into
three pieces, remained standli J. Tho roof of
thn Curtis building looked nn though pomo
bndy had been diligently sawing wood on It fur
soma tlmo.
THE STOB3I IX THE BU11UEUB.
Telegraph and Telephone nervlc CVatJed
Damage by I.lgbtulng.
At frequent Intervals throughout the evonlng
accidents duo to tho storm wero reported from
suburban places. The telrgruph and telephone
servlco was demoralized by the storm, and the
elcctrlo lighting plants In a number of
places were crlpplod. It was impossible to tel
ephono to Fort Lco, Sandy Hook, or Quarantine,
and it was next to Impossible to hoar from or
talk to persons In places that could bo reached.
Where tho wlros are laid underground no
difficulty was oxporlcnccd, but wherever tho
lines were strung on poles the wires suffered
severely. The electric plants wero dlsablod In
the same way. Soveral electric light nolo in
Canarsie wore struck. One wns spill toklndllng
wood. Tho lightning entered the power houre
on the wires nnd pliycd about tho generators
until fusos burned on m nil tho jiner had to Iw
shut oil. The town was In darkuuzs ull tho
evening.
At tt oodhaven three houses were struck, A
bolt land trt on tho roof of Cnpt. llasxetton's
house at Belmont and Union menucs, tore n
hole through I bo roof and went throuuh tho
house, ncorchlng tho walls nnd floors. No ono
wns hurt. Lang Brothers' grocery at Unhur
slty place and Lawn avouuo was struck, and
the bolt went through It ns the ono went
through Cant. Ilassetton's. The Ijifar cottnge,
on University plnce, botHocn Lawn and Wood
hut en avenues, was struck. The ilamago In
each case wns slight.
At Conoy Island ling poles nt Feltmau's Casino
on Surf avenuo and on the Coney I.,nd Ob
(crvatory, hlctris350 feet ubovo tho level of
the ten, were both struck by lightning. Both of
them wero shattered quite a distance from tho
tops. No ono wns hurt nor any other damage
done tn Coney Isliml.
The mnlii-royalmsit of the ship Lacromu of
tbo Aubtro-Amerlcan Una was struck by light-
militant Display or fireworks.
Th " DnXLD " Co.'a "Lawn Selections " are niaa
nlflcsnt. Uepol, 9 Park place, city, 4d
A
r
nlng at her dock In Brooklyn and shattered.
Capt, Palllch wag In the cabin at the time re
ceiving some friends. They were all more or
less startled, trot no one was Injured.
The flag pole on tbo three-story building at
1080 Fourth avenue wag also struck by light
ning. Lightning struck JohnWIdman's feed store
at 107 Madison street, Hoboken. and toro a hole
two inches In dlamotor In tho ofllco window. It
also burned out tho tolopbone. No one was in
tho ofllco at tho time. Lightning wrecked a
chimney on th tenement house at 114 Madison
street and cracked tho plaster In ono ot the
rooms. t
Wbsn tho storm was at its height, lightning
struck tho flagpole on tho cupola of tho County
Court Houtb, Long Island City. Tho flag had
been taken down a few minutes before. A
!:llded eagle on tho top ot tho pole was son t flying
nto tho back yard ot thoCIty Holl opposite. The
Ightnlng ran down tbo polo, corkscrew fashion,
and stnt flying splinters In all directions. An
Iron railing runs around the root. The light
ning took its way over this circuit, emitting
sparks and flashes.
Twenty-one women woro confined In Tier 7 of
the Jail. All tho windows wero open. When
the flash camo It seemed to porvado tho tier.
Thn young women woro already panto stricken,
and many ot them wero on their kneos, walling
and praying. Laura Treadwcll, n young nogrcts,
fell sonsoless to tho floor. Sho had boen pros
trated with fright.
Tbo heavy glass transom over tbo corridor
outsldo the court room wns partly smashed and
big pieces of glass- rained to tbo floor below.
Bhcrlff Doht and Supervisor Henry KnutTinan,
who were in tho Sheriffs ofllco, wero stunned fur
several seconds by tbo shock. An oloctrlo bat
tery In the Jailor's ofllco flamed and flared for
about a minute.
A bolt struck, tho residence of Albert McCoy
at 44 Woolsoy street. Tho chimney wns knocked
down and tho lightning entered a room on tho
second floor through an open window, tonrlng
the plaster off the walls and othernlso damag
ing tho room. Tbri occupants ot tho houso But
fored slightly from shock
After ono ot tbo severest flashes a tonguo ot
flame shot out from tho cornice over the en
iranco to tho Astor Hotel, cornor of Fulton nvo
nue nnd Mill street. The II ro was soon extin
guished and did but llttlo damage.
At Southampton. L. I., tho summer cottago of
Uriel A. Murdack,fln Lake Agnwam, was struck
by tho lightning. Ono of tho chimneys was shat
tered and a guest was soveroly shocked.
At Yonkcrs largo hallstonm fell In thn west
ern part of tho city.- Tho resldcneo of Charles
Rowland, n hat manufacturer of Now York city,
wns struck by lightning nnd was roon in flames.
Tho twit struck tbo roof, tearing nwavn chim
ney and sotting fire to the roof. Tho loss Is esti
mated nt $2,000. Tho police and telephono
wires and tho telephone sorvico wero crippled.
The trollev servlco"was cut off by lightning
burning out tbo fuses In the cars.
At Hackonsnck, N. J., lightning struck In sov
ernl places, but tho most serious dnmago was to
Romalna's coal shod. Many shado trees were
blown down and hundreds were seriously dam
agod. A large part of lluyler & Sons' coal shed
was blown down, tho roof being carried over a
hundred feet.
At Tennfly, N. J.j thero was a curlons hall
storm. It camo from tho northwest, nnd loft ttio
town In n northeasterly direction. The hall
stones broke windows in almost overy houso In
town, toro otl a number of roofs, un
rooted sevoral big trees on tho county
road and Uttered all the road with branches. It
smnshodlOO panes of glass in Paul Hlchter's
shade factory. All tho windows on tho north
sido of tho Presbyterian Church woro broken
nnd tho grconhouseo of John Hull Browning,
President of tbo Northorn Railroad of New
Joreey, wero battorod down. John S.
Lyle's greenhouses were also smashed In.
In Mayor II. D. Palmer's houso tho windows
were smashed. All tho crops wero practically
destroyed, and within twenty minutes after tho
storm broke the ground was covered two Inches
doep with big hailstones. Tho torrents ot rain
wnshed out ail tho roads.
A bolt of lightning onteredthe Western Union
Telegraph ofllco on the second floor of tho rail
road station at Ozono Park. Fortunately tho
switchman and operator was down In tho sta
tion gottlng a drink nt tho time. Tho llghtnimr
plnyed nbout tho telegraph Instruments. All
tho wires In tho ofltce wero burned out and tho
switchboards and Instruments ruined.
0-Y.E DEATH IX WIEEIA31SBUBO.
Another Victim ef the Heat rails rrom m
catfbld and la Dadlj Hurt.
Henry Schweitzer, 07 years old, a tailor of
Weirfleld street and Wyckoff avenue. Williams
burg, wag ovnrrmncMhy tho- boat noar.Uu
brewcry of S. Liebmunn's Sons In Forrest street
yesterday nnd died In St. Catharine's Hospital.
Peter Kelly, a carpenter of 125 Xorth Fourth
street, whllo working on a scnflold suspended
from tho roof of tho new Tnonty-thlrd street
ferry houso In Kent avonue, near Broadway,
yesterday morning waa overcome by tho bent.
Ho caught hold uf William Dorsey. another
carpenter, who liven nt 73 Franklin stroot, nnd
both fell from tbo scnITnld. landing on n pllo of
bricks. Kelly's iplno n Injured tosutii an ex
tent that it Is feared he will not recover. Dor
scy's left leg wan broken. Both men wero taken
to the Eastern District Hospital.
Oppreaalvo Heat Coming.
Washington-. July 2. "Tho probabilities
arc," said Prof. Moore, Chlof of tho Weather
Bureau,'to-nlght, ' that tho Eastern country w ill
be treated to a big dose of oppressive beat for
several days yet. Tho chances are that the
weather will w much warmer along tho Atlnntto
const nnd tlicci ntrnl valleys. Tho intlre country
east of tho Mlni"lnpl Is now under torrid hent
nnd as long n tho high pressure continues in tbo
Gulf of Mexlm and tbo low nrca is stationed
north of Mnntiina, wo will continue to hao
warm weather."
OAXXOT GET AT THE S J. ZOO, 000.
IochsmlfbB t'nable to Open the Vault or the
Treulon Hanking Company.
Tkehton, N. J.. July 2. Tho officers of tho
Trenton Hanking Company hnvo not yet suc
ceeded In getting Into their vault. Export
locksmiths worked on the lock yestcrdny and
last night, nnd another expert was summoned
from New York this morning. Thoy nro trying
to pick tbo lock through tho holo mado by tatting
oft tbo handle. The bank officers w 111 not por
mit the use of powdor or dynamlto through tear
of damage to tho books.
Tho vault lontalns about 94,500,000 In notes,
securities, nnd money. Fortunately tho bank's
notebook wan not lnldo nnd business basnet
been scrlouslv Interfered with. Tlinnftlccru ton
grntulato themselves that tho ueddont did not
occur n day earlier, as It then would havu Inter
fered with tho half yearly settlements. Tho
Trenton Hank Is one of the oldest In thoStnto,
having ln organlred as a-Stnto bank In If 01.
On a Sunday evening In January, 1872 it was
robbed by throe men who woro supposed to bo
"Big Frunk" McCoy, James Hono undhlssnn
Frank, who secured about Ir33,000 in securities
belonging to depositors, but were filghtoned
nwayiiy a woman returning from church, who
saw the robbers nttnek ono of tho watchmen ns
ho was uttering tho bunk for tliu night.
I-BECAUTIOX OF A TESTATBIX.
Miss Lyons Had Her Sanltjr Rxamlttrd Into lha
Day Nbe Mado Her Will.
The will of Miss Frances Lyons, who died re
cently nt 87 years of age, wus filed yesterday
for proli ito. Several proceedings had boen taken
by relatlt cs to huvo Miss Lyons declared Insane,
but without success, In t lew of theso proceed
ings nnd the prospect that hor mental condition
would bo Impeached in tho offer to probate her
will, she says In that document:
"Asa measure of precaution I hnvo this day
subuiitUd myself to vxuinlnallon, mado boforo
the execution of Ihlswill."
Sho doesn't stnto who examined her. Sho
formerly lit ed In Pieknklll, but sevoral rears
hko she cainu to lltu with Catharluo M. V,
Bosch, n relative, at oH Willis avenuo.
The will states that sho has git en certain real
property and BocurlllnH to Mrs. Bosch, and do
slre lo ratify those gifts by her will, and gives
tthatetcr sho lias not disponed of inthennmo
way also to Mrs. Bosch. She names Mrs. Bosch
and Krastus I). Benedict executors. Sho hail an
estate of f.10,000 at tho tlmo of tho proceedings
In lunacy, u year ago.
HAS STOEEX 1,000 HOUSES,
A Meilcan Desperado with a Iteeord Taken In
C'alirornla.
Han AKOitn, Cal July 2. Santos Lugo, a Mox
lenn desperado, who has stolen moro than 1,000
line hon.es In tho last ton yours, has been caught
near hero by a Sheriff, and will soon be brought
to trial. Ho had an Indian confederate, who
srercted tho stolen stock In tho mountains and
drove It to other counties. Ho Iiqb operntod In
nearly every county In southern California, and
onto wus Bent to San Qulntlnfor fifteen yenis,
but wns pinioned after serving fltoycais. His
last stamping ground was tho i'chni hapl Moun
tain, near tho bouthorn PaciHo Railroad's fa
mous loop truck.
Cleveland In 14 hours and 10 minutes by New York
Central. Leave Urand Central blatlua 0.00 '. M ar
rive Cleveland 7H0. Tolado 10, OJ next morning,
Chicago 4;0V f,U.-4dv.
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DEMOCRATS WILL FIGHT.
THETHArEBOaiEl'OZITICAE TABIFr
SPEECHES TO HAKE.
Mean ta Introduce Rome Anll-Tr-ist Provision
and a Free-Silver Amendment and. Per
haps, the Old Income Tax Scheme lodge's
Plan t Tax Stock and Bond Transactions.
WASltrNOTOX, July 2. Tho action of tho Ro
publican cauous last night in deciding to
abandon tho proposod tax on tea and tho
proposed Increased tax on boor, substituting
therefor a tax on transactions in bonds and
stocks, hag glvon an entirely now turn to tho
controversy over the tariff question. Tho
abandonment of tbo proposed anti-trust legis
lation especially dlsploased tho Democrats,
and they nro not to be placated with tho reten
tion of the anti-trust provisions of tho presont
Tariff act. They doclaro that they will intro
duce tho anti-trust propositions thnt woro
drafted by tho Republicans with the approval
of tho Flnanio Commltteo and tho Committee
on the Judiciary, nnd on theso propositions
mnko their political speeches.
It is said to bo tho Intontlon ot tho Democratlo
leaders also to olTer a froo-sllvor amendment
and perhaps tho old Income tax provision ot tho
Wilson bill, and thus open up a goncral financial
discussion. Senator Mills of Texas is said to bo
tho man selected to present tho froo silver
amendmont, nnd some of his colleagues nro so
enthuslastlo as to lwllovo thnt it may bo
adopted. It is stated, howover, with great em
phasis on tbo Republican sldo of tbo cham
ber that tho forty-thrco Republican votes and
tho threo gold Democratic votes of Caffcry,
Gray, and Llndsnywlll bo cast solidly against
any frce-stlvor amendment that may bo offered.
Nothing would bo accomplished, of course, by
Its adoption, ns It would be promptly rojoctcd
by the conferonco committee, but the Democrats
profess to bellovo that tho silver discussion in
tho Senate In connection with tho pussuge of
tho Tariff hill would bo of great political benefit
to tho Democratlo party.
Senator Lodge of Massachusetts Is tho author
and sponsor of tho plan to tnx transactions In
bonds and stocks. It was adopted by tho caucus
last night nftcr a statement from Senator Alli
son that tho Tariff bill as at present framed
would fall at least $20,000,000 short of pro
ducing the necessary amount of rovenuo. This
statement wns based on estimates submitted to
the Finance Committee by W. C. Ford, chiof of
tho Bureau ot Statistics, and which were nro-
fiarod with great caro. Mr. Allison stated that
ho retention of tho tnx on cigarettes, the only
intarnal tax retained by tho Finance Committee,
would produce $2,500,000, nnd tho elimination
of the provision with regard to tho drawback on
beer would save S2.50O.00O more, thus leaving
n deficiency of $15,000,000 according to Mr
Ford's estimnto.
Several Senators had moro or less fanciful
propositions for supplying this required amount,
butnonoof them seemed to fill tho want until
Mr. Lodgo proposed the plan that ho has long
bad in contemplation. Ho wns confident thnt it
would fill tho gap, and tho caucus, without re
quiring evidence of this point, ncccpted It. The
Republican Senntors are now confident that
thoy have provided for a sufficient amount of
revenue, but somo of them, notably Mr. Al
rirlch, the ablest tariff man on the Finance
Committee, says that his colleagues are
working absolutely In tho dark and that
his statement to the Senate a few dnys ngo that
the Dingley bill would create ft large deficiency
will bo pcrreciiy nppilcotno to tho Senate bill
when tho pending amendments nre agreed to.
Mr. Aldrich Is ovldcntly not nt all pleased with
the Lodgo nuicndment as a revenue producer,
but his views havo not been forced upon tho
Finance Commltteo since they yielded to tho
Houso and accepted practically all its schedules.
Tho proposed nmondment for a tax on trans
actions in stocks and bonds probably will bo
.oftared in tho Senate to-morrow by Air. Allison,
acting Chairman of tbo Finance Committee. It
will provido for a tax ot 5 cents on each If 100
worth ot bonds or stocks Issued and 2 cents on
each share sold or transferred, including all
Salomon margins. Tho nmoudment will bo drawn
with tho greatest caro In order to avoid leaving
any lonpholo for fraud. This Is very dlllleult to
provide against, as tho officials of the Govern
ment hnvo always found tbat n tnx which is
puld through the medium of stamps is tho hard
est kind of tax to collect, nnd they point to
numerous Instances where loises involving largo
amounts ot money have followed tho failure to
nlllx stamps, or tholr accidental detachment.
Senator Ixidge is confident from a careful
study of tho question that his proposed tax will
produce much more than 5-1 5,000.000 in rev
enue, and claims that at least $8,000,000 will
l-e collected from tho transactions ot the Stock
Exchange of New York alone.
WALL BTHCGT OIIJEOTS AND AHK8 TO HE IIKAKtl.
Tho New York Stock Kvchange telcgrapbod
yesterday to thn Chairman of tho Finance Com
mittee of tho t'nlteil States bnnato it request
that a hearing bo glten to the Exchange If tbo
report was correct that a proposition wus boforo
tho commltteo to tax transucllous in stocks and
bonds.
Tbo matter was ono that aroused great Inter
est In Wall street. I'ho proposed tax was de
nounced as only another evidenco of legislative
hostility to the moneyed Interest, which, if
enacted Into law, would 1hj likely to hnvo a vory
bad olfect upon business as woll ns to produco
much confusion. Wall street's rocnllettlon of
the similar tnx levied In war times Is not of a
satisfactory sort.
It was pointed out that It wns not wlso legis
lation to mnko silt h an Invidious distinction In
levying a tax upon ono class of business to the
exclusion of all others, nnd thnt there wns no
more reuson why sales of stocks and bonds
should bo tnxeil than sales by grocers, drug-
Sists. hardware merchants, and dry goods
outers.
"A stamp tax." said ono member of tbo Ex
change, "letiod on checks, notes, bills of ex
change, deeds, and all other legal documents
would tic inlliiltolr preferable. When stocks nnd
bonds wero faxed before. It was it war measure,
and n stamp tax was also general at thnt time,
nnd'tho loyalty of the people was so Intense
that any lax wns cheerfully paid, whether largo
or small, it lielng considered n contribution to
save the nation and perpetuate tho Govern
ment: but there is no sense In a tlmo of ponce
like tho present In singling out ono lino of
I uslnoss for taxation and letting nil others go
free, as Is now proposed. It Is simply a Popiills
tlo attack on Wall street and out-and-out doma
gocIni." Tho statement enntnined In somo despatches
received In Wall street that tho proposal wns
tn put a tnx nt tho rato of 2 cents a share upon
all transactions In stocks, resulted In thn sug
gestion, which might prove nt interest tn tho
Senators from tbo Weetorn mining State, that
a tax upon such torms would be likely to rinse
up tho mining exchanges, tho bulk of whoso
dealings mo In shares whose market vnlue is
but u tow cunts.
DIED OF AX UHUBELLA 1TOUXD.
He Itecelved It In Plajlng at Fencing with a
Friend.
ToitONTO, Out., July 2, W. O. Murdoch, a
conspicuous lawyer, died here this morning
with an ugly gnBh over each eye, the result of
a fencing bout with umbrellas in which ho en
gaged hero with a friend on Wednesday night,
Tho cuts over his eyes pained htm severely, und
caused a shock that brought nn heart disease
Tho fencing bout was uiorcly a bit of friendly
fun,
Murdoch wns born near Mount Clemens,
Mich,, forty-five years ngu. Ho went to school
thero, and nfterwurd lived In Iondon. He took
up tho study of law In Sir William Ralph Mere
dith's office. Ho went to (iiliago In 1B85, wns
mlmltted to the bar. nnd practlsod there for
somo time. Ho is well known In Chicago. Ho
wns ono uf the few Canadian lawyers qualified
to oppoar lu any of tho L'ultvd States Federal
courts.
irOOD.FO.RI FOS1 1'OXES BAIZIXO.
Will Walt a Week In Order t Confer with
ConsuM-rurral Lee.
Wasiiinoton, July 2. Gen. Stowart I Wood
ford, tho new Minister to Spain, has postponed
his departure for .Madrid forawcokln order
thut ho may baton conference with Consul
Genoral Loo about tho Ruiz caso nnd tho gon
oral situation In Cuba. Preparations had been
mado by Gen. Woodford to sail July 21. (Ion.
Lee, however, sent word to tho President that
he would return to America ubout the middle of
July, and nt Mr. McKlnloy's requeslGen. Wood,
ford driidrd to dofor sailing until the 28th.
Mr. McKlnley will probably be present at the
conference, which may havo nn Important bear
ing on tha uclion of tho Government In regard
to Cuba.
Speaker Thomas U. Heed
baa written an article on ' Araerioan Independence "
exclusively for tbs A'cis yur rfm next Sunday,
Uly4. JilV.
CUPID DEFEATS THE A. i A.
A High Offleer or the Order In Ohio to Marry
a Catholic To-Dny.
Tolkdo, O., July 2. Tho announcement of tho
marrlago to-morrow evening of Joseph 1). Batch
of this city to Miss Tcnsn Crncknoll hns caused
much talk. Batch Is tho Stato Socrotary of the
American Protective Association. The young
woman is a Catholic. Batch Is n charter mem
ber of tho famous Council No. 2, nnd ono of tho
defendants In tho action brought ugalnst that
council for rifles furnished to It souin years ago
whon tbo A. P. A.'s wore fcarlngnCntbolla up
rising. Tho suit nearly ruined tho order in To
ledo bocauso of tho advertising It produced.
Batch Is nlso a member of tho order of tho
Zodiac." an Innor circle which directs thn gen
eral order. In an Interview to-day Batch said
that owing to tho marrlago ho would nt oneo
withdraw from tho A. P. A. and It Inner circle.
FINBACK WHALES A XUISASCE.
rtabermen Frighten Them Ofr by Heating on
Kmptjr Here Keca.
Wksthamiton', L. I July 2- Schools of fin
back whales havo been nnnoylng tho sturgeon
flshormcn oft this place for a wook and destroy
ing their nets. Tho finback Is not worth much
commercially, and ho Is not fond of sturgeon,
but ho does not caro, when ho li frolicking with
o hundred or moro of his mates, whether or not
a sturgeon net Is In his way. Tho whales mnn
ifest tho Bnmo IndlfTorcnrn nbout tho boats of
tho flshormcn, nnd reicntly sovcrnl boats wore
almost capsized by monsters thnt suddenly
cmorgod from tho son within a foot or so of tho
frightcnod fishermen. Each boat now carrlos
an empty beer kog, on which ono of tho fisher
men beats when a school of tho lovlnthans
comes near. It Is said that this nolso always
sends tho school away from tho Imperilled boat.
ED1TOB O'SULLIVAX FABDOXED.
Gov. Wslcott Pardons the Lawrence Item.
paper Man, Who la Sot Expected to I.lie,
Boston, Mass., July 2. Jeremiah T. O'Sulll
van, editor of tho LawTonco Hun, sorvlne n son
tenco In Salem Jail forcrlmlnnl libol, wns par
doned this aftornoon by Gov. Wolcott. It was
represented to tho Govornor thnt O'Sulllvnn
was seriously IU becauso of his confinement, nnd
that If ho was not relonsed soon death would
surely ensue. Mr. O'SullIvan hnd a severe
hemorrhage of tho lungs a fow days ago nnd
nnother last night. To-day his family physician
was summoned in consultation with the Jail
physician.
A llttlo later his father and n spiritual nd
riser arrived, and Into despatches from Jail say
that bo Is not likely to Hvo through tho night.
THIS XEOBO FBOTECTED.
Tolbert stone Taken to the Penitentiary Under
Mllltln Uuard to Hervo lalnrteen Year.
Glasgow, Ky July 2. Tho special Grand
Jury luipuiiollcd yesterday Indicted Tolbert
Stonofor arson In setting flro to tho college
when ho assaulted Miss Moore. Tho Jury this
morulng gave htm twclvo years, making, with
festcrdny'svordlct, a total of nineteen years,
mmodiatrly after tbo trial closed a Bpeclnl
train carried Stono and tho troops away to
Frankfort.
Tho troops were annoyed during the night by
pistol Bhota and ginnt crackers. About mid
night n party of men were discovered approach
ing tho tail through the garden In the roar, but,
being halted, they retreated. Tho guard was
then doubled for tho rest of tho night.
STOPPED A BUXAIVAT TBAIX.
Conductor Climbed Into Ihe Engine After En
gineer and Fireman Had Ueen Thrown Out.
Mt. Pleasant, N. II., July 2. Tho first train
of tho ecoson started from the baso of Mount
Washington, on the Boston and Mnlno road, to
this station this ntternoon. After It had gone a
few feet tho train pot beyond tho control of tho
engineer and dashed down tbo grade for six
miles nt n terrific speed. Tho engineer, W. II.
Irwin, nnd tho fireman wero both thrown from
tho engine nnd were seriously injured. The
train was finally stopped In front of tho Jit.
Pleasant Houso by tbo conductor, W. E. Kennla
ton. who climbed ovor the tender to tho engine
The few passengers on the train wero moro
frightened than hurt.
FOrXD QUILTT IX FIVE 3IIXVTES.
L
When Sentenced to Death, He Merely Aakrd
Tor a Chew or Tobacco.
Vancouver, British Columbia, July 2. Jack
Woods of tho mining town of Nelson, British
Columbia, Is to bo hanged In six weeks. Ho
broke Into an old man's houso nnd tho old man
jumped out of bed and caught him by tho arm,
asking him what ho wanted. Woods replied bv
shooting him dead. The jury in Woods's trial
found a verdict of guilty in fit e minutes. When
the death scutenco wns announced Woods said:
"Thai's all right. Gimme a chew of tobacco.
A TAKE-OFF OX OLEABOX.
The Ills Major So Much Pleased Tbat He Will
Take Ills Frlonda to Nee It.
Mayor Patrick Jeromo Glenson made a visit
recently to Borgen Bench, where ho saw n tako
otf on hlmsolf In n vaudetlllo show. Ho was
so much pleased with tho character in the
show thnt ho has engaged n train of
Illuminated trolley curs nud a bufTct car from
the llrooklyn Heights trolloy company, and ho
Is going tn tnko 200 of his friends to teo the
show ou tho evening of July 12.
hot br Her Little llrother.
Annlo Keofor, tho 7-ycar-old daughter of Wil
liam Keefer, a grocer of Bcrgenllno avenue,
West Now York, was shot and probably mortally
Injured yesterday nfternoon by her brother
George, w ho is I wo years her Junior. Thoy had
been playing with a revolver, which tho boy got
from under it pillow on his fnthnr's bed. Tho
bullet pierced tho girl's luft lung and passed out
through her back.
Wool and Hides fiet In Ahead of tbo Tar In.
On tho British stoomcr Bcnmohr, which ur
rlvod yestcrdny from China and Japan, wns a
largo consignment of monkeys and fonr ornng-nutnm-a.
The Benmnhr's cargo is chiefly wool
nnd hides. Capt. 1.0 Iloiitllllor, her skipper, wns
pleased whon ho learned that the Tariff bill,
which would hnvo Increased tho duty ou his
cargo, bad not passed.
Court to Appolut llapld Trnnslt ColiuulMtoiiers.
Tho Appellate Division of tho Supremo Court
yesterday granted tho motion for tho appoint
ment of threo commissioners to ascertain If tbo
Erojiosod now routes of rapid transit should lie
uilt notwithstanding tho rciiulslta consents of
property nttiinro could not b secured. The
commissioners will bo named when tho order is
bunded up on this decision.
Mrs. Htebblus Hunted Fatnlly In Dresden.
CIUCI.NKA, Mubb., July 3. Judgo A. I). Busnn,
trustee for tho estate of tho late Ron, Isaao
Hlobblns, receltod n rnbln message this morning
Informing him that Mrs. Mary A. Klcbblns, Mr.
Stchbins s widow, lias lieuu burned fntnlly nt
tho Russlau baths lu Dresden. Mrs, Klcbblns
has resided in Dresden about three ears. Sho
wns nliout 70 years of age. and very well known
in Chelsea and Ilnston society.
Saved Ills Dog's Lire, Lost Ilia Own.
Pati:iuion, N. J July 2,-Jolm Denkolman,
aged 20 years, of 72 Ixitv street, wns killed about
1 o'clock this afternoon by an ICrlo train on tho
hrldga ncrnis tho Pnssnlu River at Hawthorne,
Ills dog would not get ott tho truck nnd ho
reached forward nnd grabbed Its collar. As ho
was dragging It olf he was struck on tho head
by the pilot. Tho dog was not Injurod.
Was It n Henedlct Arnold Tree)
New Haven, Conn., July 2, Superintendent
of l'arka Kelly has cut down un old willow troo
in Water streot which hm been a Now-Haven
landmark for years. It was near Snrgont's
shops and for a long tlmo had been decaying, It
Is n tradition thnt uudor Its branches llrndlct
Arnold murshalloil tho first compnny of patriots
who left Now Haven to fight for freedom.
nought 1,300,000 Arrea la aieitru.
VlOTOlHA, Moxico, July 2.- r. W. S. Cott of
Texas to-day purchased a hnelunda of 1,200,000
acres In tho Stato of Tamnulnas, on tha Soto la
Marina River. Extensive asphalt and pctrnllne
deposits are located ou this h.irlcndn, und a torn
Jinny of St, I)uls and Eastern capitalists havo
leasod it tor fifty yours. '
That "heavy feeling" brought on by overeatlDgwIU
disappear when Tarrant's Bcltter Aperient U taken.
mm wins acm I II m
f I'll Vfisi
Ithaca Crew Defeats Oolumbia 'WM $fflm
by Ten Lengths. 1 1 Sf :S
PENNSYLVANIA SWAMPED. jylP'iW
jgll'IM'." 'ttSa
lllffi 'iB
Quakers Stop Rowing Before M liii h ffiM
Two and One-Half Allies. I 1 1 liS
Courlnoj'a Champions Take a Slight wfi anaflo )ll IfeW
Bnrly In th Itnre and Ineronae It tlradaa ;Sf 'BBfl ''M ffigjr
nllr Until They Uavn a Walkover Art ' 0f ' 'U f, JS
I'nsalng thn Ilrldge Tho Philadelphia Cats MMX jaf' i v fj jflK
legtans Hon naggedlr. Splash Conttaa SiB HH ' 'i 'i 'IS
nllr, and, Arrectort Somanltnt or Bough) w' tnsaal 'ii' iueal
Water, Duo Poaalbly to Rwella from B S iKjHk'K 1PK
Blrnmer, Their II ont Flits liapldlr TkO -W'JmH ' ! f ja
Columbia Crow How Cleanly and Well from !1 l4jHi f jjjgj
the Start and Hare the Benefit or CasaX '4i m Kntatf t' i fnfab
parnltvelr Smooth tVnterTber Finish Well, vh WWAfttt ' " CtB"
but Are Slmplr Outclassed A Big Crawd j$ Jjfnwf 4 aSfr
on Hand nnd Plentr er Enlhnalaaaa oTa J2 lillgRlt ft A iasK
1 VasBUVV'ArRV hlsBK
neeorda Hrokeu -Incldente of tha Day XI sTuJaaaaalf JTt 3 IsaB
PoumiKKErsiE, July 2. Cornoll'g crock ore w, KHlSSaMsKili Hm
retrod a raco against tlmo to-dny. Oolumbia BaaaaBli'lI Saw
and Pennsylvania started with her. buCconh, naaHBnasnV!lf anf3
not even act ns pacemnkors for the victor. ISmK'$J fjiflfl
Half way ovor tho courso tho rod and bluo wont MB? SalHiB,( Heotil
to ploccs nnd woro swamped, Columbia's men, , 13i laJewM? SpiiB
rowed n plucky raco in good form, but tho drlv ilfesaa1' SafuF 'Hm
ing power was not there. They were plainly ffltk mSis M? irapil
outclassed, and Ilnlsbod ten lengths behind. iP'ljF m'll'''(3 liarffl
In her raco against tho record Cornell was war 'I'lf iKjl-Mi Warn
successful. Broken wator, roughest in the out? j ' 4fii"tf .il raJM
sldo course, which sho had, spoiled her chanoea, Q St fiS'tl'l sBl
and tha expectations of Coach Courtney, frankly 'vjBb Mkb III ISeI
expressed In tbo morning, that his boygwoul&V VaaxBasJKM laHal
establish now figures, were doomed to dlsa'p- 'itfaaaaaasS KX 'Heal
polntment before the boats took their placet1 rtraffinvffva't 'sal
But tho red and white rowed In euporb stylo,' :&BLsi2Im ih
nnd showed the same dash nnd finish which had S laaaasMsV Vf 'Y' W4
left Yalo and Harvard so decisively behind. " iJaHilB I : If!"
Several unfortunate features marred tho final -'faBffiSKI Hk
day of tho great regatta week. First and won lJBaB'SiW J
of nil in tho minds of tho eager thousands was) JfK?' Wk
tho delay of an hour before tbo raco started KtaaasaaRsi lui
whllo tho rofcrco's boat steamed down tha 3' flBi K' JsH
course. It was rapidly growing dark when tha M HKmU' H
raco was over. Then a large river steamer w JHR jl! S
openly defied tho pollco boat and ran along SmBU iff
boside tho courso at lull speed, to) tho $ H IbOikI!
great anxiety of tho oarsmen, coaches.' '-itV aHH
and ofllclals, who feared tho swells. Fin- ,1 f"f JBB ?8 ,-j Ik
ally, tho way In which the observation g jj jHBjnf Wt
train was run was simply a monumental tri- , ', Fj' i)ESp (
nmph of Incompetence. Not one-third of tbotO B 1'IrKf ftf
on tho train had a chanco to see tbo fine points J' :u ffSiw i i'-wR
of tho raco, and tho crowd which scattered at t Ih g''fl' 8
tho closo was weary with waiting and angry at y; jBFftvn :sj
the stupidity of tho railroad officials. Mt j3M 1
As for tho raco itself, it was hardly a contea jS; B EjlP . Sf
af tor the first mile. By that tlmo the Ithacana ' H flBli '4 ft'
hod forged ahead, pulling with an evident re- 'K If wHLi-lfri ill
serve of power that presaged tha certain result, p ? EJK'Utfl
barring accident. Colombia, rowing pretUly, -J:kj m iSPf' $!,
and cleverly keeping well Inshore where UlS) Vf JB JaaaTaff ''f'iS
water was smoothest, was well ahead of ''laBe? BHsfelfiS
Pennsylvania, whoso men woro plathlnsv -4HB jaHEp'&M
badly. Further and further ahead went vBaaSli!lji9
Cornell, and further and further bock 'wMWpaagJ.'fiaaal
dropped Pennsylvania. Then, shortly after tbo ""JiwIjbbTK 'DBam!
two-mllo point, camo tbo pitlfnl collapse of tbo Maataffr "'
red and blue, and tholr retirement from tha SBannBHll&llBaai
race. Columbia plodded on. and her admirers XiMBaaW j& ifl- ?J,!U
found somo comfort In the fact that her form '?aSBI!lt oiipai
throughout was clear and even under unfavor- 'JatlMtl' .itaSae!
able conditions. aUni'l $riH9
There is this to bo said about the Cornell crew. ifKlaangl Mflfaai
When, with the air nbout them brilliant with fcHWaaaPli .SM
flags and quivering with tho shrlok of whistles inlHsflr Anaal
nnd the concussion ot cannon, they crossed tbo )'ilfii''; fefffl
lino. It wns Indisputably tho best crew in Amtsr- !!$ i'lp-S
lea that rested on victorious oars. itfllfM'" ' f&fl
HiKf ' aKang
OX BOTH SIDES OF THE EirEB. , HijMS , tMfjjjl
How the Crowds Amused Themaolve Befr ' JJiJVjA g -V'ff al
the llace Waa Started. ijM.Si? 'J il'aal
PonanKBKrsiK. July 2. Two mongrels trot- , IjjjSS ? iilifl
ted along tho street In front of tho Nelson . j!lj(4f 4 'tj-mj
Houso this afternoon. Cornell enthusiasm had ' jijf'li'-' i ffl
bedecked ono caudally and gaudily with a red . jf-jjj'Ji' ifl
and white streamer. Pennsylvania had cap jinfhfcS ' ffl
tured tho other nud tied nbout his neck a i!irir!i? ' ' !'
rosetto of red and blue. The two cure ap- tlljffls "'i'!
preached each other, stoppod, growled, bristled, fiiPlS ' 'Hf aal
and udvaucod cautiously. , Hnfa i ' f -;'B
Thou tho Cornell animal made some remark: tj ffiffSa 1 'j vB
In nn uncomplimentary tonc-dorlded tho othef 'f ! gSjJ , j'lsB
dog's colors, perhaps. Tho Pcnnsylvanlan re- i' j Bmj i -yls-aal
tortcd sharply, Tho Corucllian advanced two ft! JiM ' a mM
paces and Intimated that he could wipe tl)0 r 1) & I I $'
ground with tho othor. Thereupon tho Penn. ' ff: Sf t -! ' ff'l
sylvanlapup called the Cornell cur out ot bis . jjgS' f .??'
namo and tho light was on. t' j! ffij? I ..SffiB
Somo fifty-odd college adherents of the human A m ffij! s'lr'B
species wero sitting in front ot tho botol trying A It K I "'
to persuado themselves with fans that it wasn't $ M W ' ISsa!
really so very hot, but no sooner did the Bounds $ Wi ' Y'Ssaal
of combat roach their cars thnnthry become la- ' ft Vu A vjt
terested, nnd when thoy noted tho Insignia .',' th ?ljJ 1 ijjH
which the dog tt ore sporting there wns a gen -, w Sl-H c 'B
ernl rush for the mlddlo of tho road where tha ilE ft n vfl
matter was in lively progress. AiK Sjj , if ifl
"Cornell's doing him," crlod a youth with a 4m Rj '! 'taaal
hat band loudor than n brnss band. ; iv)il . Inal
"Not on your Urol Pennsylvania's on ton," jSV jf? Ik 5 J tfl
retorted nn adherent for that university. l i?4" ? i flJaaal
"ThoCornoll dog has torn off Pennsy's flag," 5JS W&i i' ' Tiaal
remarked a Columbia man. "It's n good oven -fifaf'ffr ' id
crap." Tfjfiil km
"Slo 'cm, Towserl" shouted tho crowd In gen- L j&jfcji ;?(
ernl with much enthusiasm. "Tear tho ear ott JHtl$ f-iHe!
him, Cornell!" "Now )ou got blm, Pennsyl- vffj3 j lvm
vanlnl" "He's got Cornell by tho tall. Thera gyf f i i '111
go the red and white tolornt" "Yes, but Cor- Mtl JIm'" 5 U
noil took a chunk out of him that tliuol" 'i-'l fjK i V anal
" Ten dollars ou the Cornell dogl" shouted a 'tf'Vi MM i ; H
tall young fellow with a fiehinuu crow capon. 'il'J M'Sf '
"Tako him up, soine of you Penn men," ad- iwl Ka '
vised tho Culmnhla lads who had no personal ). yj "l ffl
Interest in tho strngglo. "Your dog's got a W't Sliil 1 fl
good chance," ''wTiir I f 1
"I'll tako that," said a mnn with n red and ' ,!Uv$ 'V 9
hluo flag; "of murso you'll glvo tho regula -i'H;H' fl
odds, 3 to 1 ou CorneU against tha Held." -1 ''$ p
The crowd shunted and tho Cornvlllan pro- ,,' fymm jf j PW
,c"tel1, 'Hi ! m
"If they wero In tho water I'd glvo you tha ,'ffl 19
odds," ho said, "but this Uu dog light." Sirai ' 9
"Look out) Oel out of tho way 1" shouted a ''Si VU
doon men, A wagon camo down tho street k't'n kj 'I
nt full Bpeod, HcatterliiL' tho crowd and all but Sulji i T'l
running over tho iH'lllgcrent dogs, who only tfllfufl 1 il
sepurated when tho horso wus right upun them. Hii?'!' I J
Then both turned tall nud disappeared. That fe M. ' f
ended the dog light, but tho spirit evinced In il''VS) I ' '
tho ilomnuds uf tho Pennsylvania!! endured, li- J,J' I M
It wns Cornell etury where. Nobody could sea (4 i,n' 1
nnything else. Cornell hnd signally defeated ! Mr ,
tho othor crews, nun gono on row Ing Just for fun ,'J Vm ' m
nfternnrd, Cornell had tho confidence ot K P'T I M
a former victory buck of her. Finally ' . W I 'I
Cornell, with her lucky tent, bad won ' ?) J . M
tho toss that gnvo her tbo outsldo course. j 'J 1 ,';
Ion which nil tho othor winning crews had 1 iV ' '
rutveil. ihcrcforo tho IthncuiiM went about '(' ' Lfl
wuvlng green niuney in tbo nlr nud crying aloud f , ;ffi I :
plttously for eomebody to cover It, but with ''f 'i'S' -
llttlo cnuugh success. Now and ugaln a Penu- ,VR, I M
ejlvniila or Columbia man would put up u small j A I S
amount, nBklng from 3 lo 1 to C to 1 on Cornell , 1
against tho field, nnd usually accompanying th -'
wager with a aeml-apologotlo remark, fa i fl
"Probably you tellovtoviUl win, but tho ooaa l'- C j , M
i I
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