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Morel l the Only Colleague or th rrestler
Wbo II Heal Folltlcat Importance Out.
Ion, the Foreign Minister. Is. Not rromlunt
-lln or Cuban on the Outlook.
Spfdal CaUi iXtjmfclkfo Till BIS.
Mapkiii, Oct. 4. Sefior Sagasta lias succeeded
In" bis undertaking of forming a now Cabinet.
The Ministry Is now composed as follows:
S.-ftor Sagasta. Prosldont of tlie Council.
Senor Gullon. MInlstor of Foreign Affairs.
Sefior Moret, Minister of tho Colonies.
I Sefior Capdcpon, Minister of the Interior.
Sefior PulgcerTer, Minister of Finance.
f-cnorGroliard, Minister of Justlco.
C ount do Xlquono, Minister of Public Work.
(Jen. Corroa, Minister of War.
Admiral llerniejo, Minister of Marine.
Although tbe new Cabinet embraces respect
able talent. It is lew strong than It vv as expected
It would be. The sbsenco of such prominent
men as Vega do Armljo, Montero, RIos, Leon 7
Ca-tillo. and Canalojas is regretted.
Tbo publla Is evon moro disappointed that
Scfiora Goruazo and Maura were not includod.
It was hoped that tho former would bo Minister
of Finance, and tho latter, who w as tho author
of tbo first Cuban Homo Rule bill, Minister of
the Colonics.
. It is currently reported thnt the animosities
and Jealousies which are so conspicuous in
1 Epanlsb politics, thwarted Sefior Sagasta's ef-
s, foils, and that bo was compelled to omit statcs-
1 i ' ) " men from his Cabinet who declined to share
a efllce with others whom the Premier was
) pledged to appoint. All, howover, aro trusted
!? frieadt of Betior Sagatta,
; I. I Admiral Berxncjo declares that it Is his inten-
t tlon to develop the naval resources of the coun-
" try and to hasten the completion of warships
! that are now In courso of construction.
j ''" Sagasta's Cabinet la not so strong aa previous
5 i1 announcements had led many to bellere it would
I 5 to. In fact, Senor Moret is the only man In tho
new Cabinet who baa real political importance.
The exclusion of Sefior Qamazo and his friends
teems to Indicate that Senor Sagasta has not
succeeded In the difficult task of harmonizing
tho aspirations of tho Spanish protectionists.
' , represented by Qamazo, with those of tho free
i traders, whose champion la Senor Moret,
i ' 1 Senor Sagasta la 69 years old. Be was in the
f employ of tbs Stato as a civil engineer when he
entered pnbllo life, ami he soon climbed up to
1 the highest positions in the Administration. He
was only 43 years old when he was first ap
pointed Premier, a post which he held under
King Amadeo In 1871, and also un
der Gen. Serrano, chief of tho provisional
Government which followed the overthrow
of the Republican regime early In 1874. He
was at the head of the Cabinet when, at the
close of that year, Geo. Martinez Campos pro-
claimed Don Alfonso King of Spain, just at the
moment that Sagasta was trying to reach an un
derstanding with the Republican leaders toward
: the restabUthment of that regime. Sagasta
yielded to the Inevitable; but he once admitted'
In the Chamber of Deputies that he would hare
had Martinez Campos shot for proclaiming Don
I Alfonso, if ha had thro been able to get hold of
1 the General. Sagasta supported Don Alfonso,
m and now supports the regency, as ho supiorted
,'lf Don Amadeo and tho popular Institutions In
l 1874: always ready to support what may come
next, provided that ho la allowed .to take turns
, lnpower, for be is always willing to cacrlflco
; himself for the welfare of his country.
Has Sagasta been a good ruler I Spain un
questionably owes to him a great deal more
than she did to his colleague, Can ova del Cas
tillo, whom ail considered to bo br far the su
perior man of tbe two. Full of restrictions
though they are. it was under Sagasta that tba
laws establishing universal suffrage, the Jury,
and other developments of modern progress
were enacted. The SDsnlsh finances and credit
abroad recovered to a great extent as a result
of measures adopted by Minister Gamazrc under
Sagata's last administration.
Regarding colonial affairs Sagasta has been as
backward as Canovas. It Is true that it was
under him that Minister Maura introduced his
Mil of reform; but that measure was far from
really betas a liberal one, and Sagnsta consent
ed to Maura's defeat rather than surrender
r power.
" ,H He now proclaims the principle of colonial
dK.'JRs home rule, but bis definition of autonomy Bbows
BtSvAaV dearly enough that, as Mr. Ilannis Taylor, our
flKtjBT late Minister to Madrid, remarked a few days
3WP? "to. the Liberal leader Is no more progressive
Q In this respect than Canovas was.
I Sagasta's official declarations with reference
.Br, to autonomy are ambiguous enongb to Indicate
that be Is In tbe dark as to what should be done
in case it should be found that tbe establishment
Of home rule would bring hostilities to an end.
Don Pio Oullon 6 Igleslas, the new Minister
of Foreign Affaire, held tbe portfolio of the In
" terior In 18B2. There Is nothing In him wblcb
would make him particularly fl t for conducting
tbe foreign affairs of his country at tbe present
critical moment.
Serior Don Scgitmundo Moret y Prendergast.
the Minister of the Colonies, Is. perhaps, the
nicst brilliant among tbe Spanish speakers of
the day. He boasts of democracy: but. although
he has been a Minister over a dozen time, be
ever did anything to Justify his assertion.
Tne law regarding slavery which bears his name
was merely tbe result of a compromise which
il jV. crippled a really liberal measure urged by Sefior
tttjEAe Labra and others- Moret is 69 years old. lie
KJp leadBavery important faction in the Cortes,
T3XjaWt andisonoof the strongest candidates to sue-
aavw cced Sagasta in the leadership of tbe Liberal
ptrty. He la strongly In favor of free trade, and
oreams or a federation 01 all the Bpanlah-spcaic-log
Senor Puigcerver, the Minister of Finance, is
a member of Moret's faction. He has been
Min ster of Finance and of Publio Works.
LfeuU-Gen. Correa, the Minister of War, re
cently held the post of military commander of
tbo Balearla Inlands. His name has not until
now been prominent in connection with any
political party.
It was announced a few days ago that Ad
miral S. DermeJo, tho new Minister of tbe Navy
would replaco Admiral Navarro In tbe command
pf tho Spanish naval station at Havana. Dur
ing tbe list few years he bus beld Important po
, si 1 tlons in tbe offices of the Navy Department at
' Don Trlnltarlo Ruiz Capdenon, Minister of
the Interior, was Minister of tho Colonies In
I' and MlnHterof the Interior from Novem
ber, 161M, to March, 18K5.
,- Don Alejandro Grolzard, Minister of Justice.
..," 7'teran in Spanish politics. He has been a
illnlster several times, most rocentlr from No-
ttnber. 1604. to March. 1800, when ho held tbe
portfolio of Foreign Affairs. It was during tho
. , flo'lnir days of (hat Cabinet that tbe Incident of
' tnuAUIanca occurred, and Sefior Orolrard had
V hand In It.
TV Thn Count de Xiquena, Minister of Publio
W " ork. is a man of ultra conservative Ideas,
and nobodyknows why be is training with the
1 rtaa,PartJ! Ho was Minister of Publio Works
J. in ibtja and President of the Council of Stato la
" HRe'.BFi9rl tho .possibility that tbo new
Bpinlsh Cabinet might actually cany into
enect its promises of autonomy, the Cuban
eaters in this city agree that the measure will
i e no efTrct upon the general situation in tho
' ijiinnd. "Autonomy," they unanimously ear.
"Mfbt havo saved Cuba from the horrors of
tne prctont war. But now that the country
h.'s been laid wuste, tbo men In the flold are
J"";rinlnort 10 keep on aghtlng until Spain Is
drive nuut of Cuba,
. It Is greatly to be regretted that br resort-
"K tu the trick of granting a semblance of
j ,ulouomySnanlsb diplomacy should once moro
mislead public opinion In the United States as
Jh nature of tbe relations between Cuba
i4 ( 1 a . "iialn nd thus possibly avert action by the
4 ' ,.?rln Government toward the termlnalioti
1 S,.if'f"Rr- iiy now granting autonomy, apaln
1 could rwpgnlre tho right which led tbf Cubans
i 'ooniiraltoarms. They tried for years to con-
""re Spain that autonomy should h given to
," H'1 nd Spain refused to grant It. War tame,
t '" T rublem was complicated, and autonomy,
.1 ",c.v""ul'l bare loon welcomed by a Majority
i, i'lltl0"ubans two years ago, ceased to bo a so-
l r,, ,n .tor .our troubles. Independence alone
, caumtniidtndtotbewar."
1 sj'.4.v irASTa vr.LAr.
' io il KnslaaS to IUaest V to Bo ratlout
Till (lie Npanlsa I'rUU Is Over. '
Swrfal CaliU Dcipatcli to Tils 8px,
rl I.oMow. Oct, 4.-lt Is understood here that
$m k 1 i",Ill,n Oovernment recently asked Ixird
nalulmry to uso bis good offlces to persuade the
tHti Stalos tu act with patlenco until the
. trills, which has lcu lnerllable slut e the as-
sasslnatlon of Premier Canovas, should bo ovor
como and Mliilitcrtal affairs at Madrid satisfac
torily arranged.
It Is belloved Hint Sir Honry Drummond
ott, llrltlsb Ambassador to Spain, has been
Instructed to promtso tbo Sraulsh Government
tbs assistance of Kngland If a stablo admlnls.
tratlon is formed in Madrid, and that important
telegrams hao passed between London and
Madrid regarding tho proscnt situation in
Bpaln, especially in rogard to tho latter's rela
tions with the United States.
A Trustworthy llrport That Ho Wishes, to lead,
an Amatlns Toloaram to Madrid.
lon Yettrdai't Staalt-Zrttung,
BnitLlN, Oct. !). Germany has been within a
As I have learned from an Indisputable source,
Emporor William purposed, in connection with
the lutervontionof the United States In Spanish
Cuban affairs, to send to tho Queen Regent a
despatch Just nsho sunt one to tho TrniiBraal
Presldont after the defoat of Jameson's free
booters. Only tho warnings of influential per
sons caused the Emperor to give up his singular
Tho A'affotiaf Xttlung publishes a warning
against Intervention In favor of Spain. "Tho
fate of Maximilian." It says, "should servo to
squelch tbo doslre of any powers to punb their
way Into American affairs." Tbo samo journal
adds: "But of wht uso to the international
politicians aro the teachings of history."
lfo Farther Itrp to lie Taken I17 tbo Tresldont
Until tbe Cabluet Crisis Is Settled.
Wasiusqtox, Oct. 4. It was announced to
day that the Administration docs not propose
to make any further move In tho Cuban mUtor
until the incoming Spanish Ministry baa settled
down to business, and It may be delayed still
later If u general election is called to determine
tbo sentiment of tho monarchy. Meanwhile
tho President and the members of the
Cabinet are reading with Interest all
tho Madrid despatches in the newspapers.
Thoy are following every turn of the Spanish
political crisis as far as Is shown by the press.
Tho President and his advisers aro not so
anxious as they were concerning the outcome,
for the promise of the succession of a Liberal
Ministry has given them hope that even it Min
ister Woodford's overtures do not meet with
success, a policy of liberality will be adopted by
the new Government which will ultimately re
sult In Cuban Independence.
Gen. Woodford baa now everything in his
own hands, although ho will keep the Presi
dent and tho Secretary of Stato advised of what
is going on, and, like the Washington end of
the Administration, ho will have nothing to
worry him until the Cabinet situation at Madrid
has been straightened out and the Liberals have
fairly started the machinery of government
No information of importance has been tele
graphed to Washington by Gen. Woodford since
he presented his noto to tho Duke of Tetuan, tbe
Minister of Foreign Affairs, two weeks ago.
His request to make public the text of tho noto
in order that Its friendly tone might servo to
quiet the rising bitterness of tho Spaniards
gainst the United States was not granted by the
President, and since his first rcfu il. which was
considered to bo conditional, Mr. McKlnley has
determined that the correspondence in the ne
gotiations between Spain and this country
about Cuba shall not be given to tbo press until
it haa been transmitted to Congress, unless
something unforeseen should occur to make its
publication a wise procedure.
Tba reference of the whole Cuban question to
Congress for settlement at the beginning of the
coming session is likely to bo the outcome
of a refusal of the Spanish Government to
recognlza the right of tbe United States
to come between Spain and her rebellions
colony in a dlplomatio way, and despatches
from Madrid indicate that the new Liberal Min
istry will resent any attempt at Interference
on our part. This solution of the matter was
mentioned to Tnx SUN reporter to-day by an
official of prominence, who strongly blnted that
it would be a result of the present negotiations.
Tbs President thinks that it would not bo
proper to print Minister Woodford's confiden
tial instructions, or bis note embodying their
substance, addressed to a friendly power, with
out first transmitting tbe document to the leg
islative branch of the Government, With ref
erence to the President's refusal, the prominent
official referred to saiJ :
"Everybody, I think, knows the substance of
Gen. Woodford's representation to tbe Spanish
Government. Tbey were of tbe friendliest char
acter and contained nothing that resembled a
threat. But naturally he made plain the desire
of the President for a speedy answer, and. how
ever dlplomatio tbe terms used, the meaning of
this cannot be mistaken. Il would not be
proper, therefore, to make public either instruc
tions or note at this time, and neither will in all
probablllt) be given to tbe press until they have
been transmitted to Congress."
rovn riBiixRMEX dhowxed.
Thrown Out of Tkelr Boat at Serin Long
Branch hy nn Aeeldoat to tho Baddor,
Lono Bmxcn, N. J., Oct, 4. By tbe capsizing
of a pound fishing boat this morning off North
Long Branch four fishermen were drowned.
Three others In tbe boat escaped. Henry Smith,
the Captain, and John S. Enna and Andrew
Anderson were saved. The lost were George
Robblns, North Long Branch, 20 years old ; Joe
Hertz, 30 years old; Antonio Uenrlcksen, 28
years old; Adolpb Persons, '29 years, all natives
of Sweden. The upset occurred shortly after 0
o'clock: within 200 yards from land. C.ipt,
Smith's rudder broke Just a? his boat wascaught
In tbo undertow, A determined effort was
made to right tho boat, but tbe sea was running
so high that It could not bo done,
Capt. Walter Hennessey and crow of six men
put to sea at 5:30 o'clock. They reached tbe
"offsboro pound " after a rough trip, and had
one-third of the pocket towed when their at
tention was attracted toward the shore by tbe
firing of a gun. A few mlnutos before Capt.
Hennessey had seen Capt. Smith and his six
seamen pulling for the Inshore pound with
overy prospect of reaching it with safety.
"Wj can't do much. boy. In th s sea," said
Capt. Hennessey, but get together and do all
we can to save Smith and bis crew."
Tho firing of the gun and the launch from the
beach of a skiff by two men showed Capt, Hen
nessey that tbe occupants of the Smith boat
were in peril. Before reaching the spot where
the boat was capsized two oars and a pall were
Sicked up by Capt. Hennessey's men. In tbe
lstunre two men wero seen struggling. They
were well nigh exhausted when taken aboard
Hennessey' boat. Capt, Smith, although
dressed with "oilers" and bin boots, succeeded
In buffeting the waves until ho was about to
strike bottom. Then ho wus rescued by Capt.
Hennessey and his crew, Capt. Smith when
asked bow tbe accident occurred said:
"Wo got In the undertow and wero upset. 1
did the best I could toward righting tho boat,
but everything wai ugainst mo."
None of the bodies of the missing fishermen
has yet been recovered.
Sh Become Insane nnd Dluouri from a
IlrooLljn Uoapiial,
Mrs. Reno Stafford, aged 22 years, a daughter
of tbe Rev, Dr. A. Stewart Walth, suffered from
an attack of acute mania at her boarding house,
120 Gates avenuo, Brooklyn, jester Jay morn
ing, and bad to be removed to St. John's Hos
pital. It was decided to have her taken to the
State Hospital at Flatbusb, but she slipped
away from tbe emergency room before the
arrival of the ambulance and bas not been found.
In a general alarm for her sent out from Police
I Headquarters she Is described as 3 feet 4 inches
high, and wearinir a snuff-colorcd mackintosh
over her dress. About pao years ago she was
married to Arthur SlafTord, the son of the Ink
manufacturer, but the couple baio been sepa
rated for nearly a year.
Mr. Stafford lud a tine soprano voice, and it
Is understood was ambitious to goon the sttiBO.
Her violent outbreak In the lintcs avenue houso
yesterdav morning thro" the otcupant Into n
liaiilvond disturbed the wholo neighborhood.
In tho first paroxysm of tho attacK Bbu seized
herrooiumatoanu oxclatnird: "Pray! Pray to
A!,DiFhitf.biVi I,,,7V0 , ujlMlon to murder
-to kill-to kill. It is B.iid that for aomo time
she had refused to take any nourisbiug lood,
llylrg almost altogether en buns and chocolate,
The Cleveland Capitalist Drousht Up Short br
frank Itolilitm and a Ileeelver Aopolutrrt
for the Big Firm or Charles II. roller .V Co.
Ho Declares that II I a rtiilnrd Sinn.
Cl.KVIILANn, O., Oct. 4. John J. Shlphcrd, who
for many years has stood among tho highest of
Cleveland's buslnoss men, a business nssoctato
of Senator M. A, Hanna and a man vtho
on bis own boast has handled $50,000,000
within tbo last fourteen yoars, was arrested
here to-day by a constable on a charge of em
bezzling money Intrusted to his care. Coinci
dent with the arrest of Shlphcrd was tho placing
of tho affairs of tbo stock brokerage firm of
Charlos II. Potter & Co. of 104 Superior street
iu tbe hands of a rcciivcr.
This brokerage firm stood foremost In Clove
land as regards the volumo of business of tho
class It bandied. Tho receiver, Alexander S.
Taj lor, took Immediate possession. Tho np
p lntiuent was raado by Judgo Ong nt the
Court of Common Pleas upon affidavits
and statements presented to him In tho
caso of Frank do Hass Rob'son against tho
Clovcland City Hallway Company, Mark A.
Hanna, John J. Shlphcrd, J. 11. Hanna, Cltlrens'
Savings and Loan Association, National Bank
nf Piitiimftrpr tTntnn Kattnnal Hank. Euclid
Avenuo National Bank, nnd William 0. Stable,
which was Bled late on Saturday evening.
At that time- a petition was Died asking for a
temporary restraining ordor against theetrcet
railway company on tho grounds that tho com
pany was insolvent, that aomo of Us 0 Ulcers u cro
charged with embezzling funds of the company,
that the stock had been watered for the benefit
of certain creditors, and that dhldcnds had
been paid one set of stockholders In preference
to another set. The temporary rcstratnlngordcr
has practically tied up tho company over since
from doing any business except that of operat
ing Its lines.
The first thing this morning tho othor clausa
in the petition, tbnt a rocelvor bo appointed for
John J. Shlpherd, was heard and granted,
Alexander 6. Taylor, a real estate man, being
named as tho receiver. His bond was fixed at
$25,000, with tho Fidelity and Deposit Company
ss surety,
Tbe warrant on which Shlphcrd was arrested
charges him with emberzlement of tho funds of
the Cleveland City Railway Company and tho
Fort Wnyno Street Railway Comnany, amount
ing In value to about 91,230,000, the property
of F, De lines Roblron.
The specific charges are fraudulently convert
ing to bis own use S1B3.296.15 worth of per
sonal property belonging to P.oblson in addi
tion to 112 91.000 0 per cent, first mortgago
bonds ot tho Fort Wayne Consolidated road,
valued at 995,000.
In the suit against Potter & Co. Roblson al
leges that the defendants are hopelessly in
solvent; that they owe twenty banks and as
many Individuals more than $2,000,000 bor
rowed money. He therefore prayed for a Judg
ment of 9991.7U1.15 and tho appointment of a
Shlphcrd took his arrest bard. He shook
and trembled and declared himself a ruined
man. In the Justice Court, before Justice Bau
der, he said:
" Well, it's true that I on e Mr. Roblson roonoy.
I owo a thousand others, and I have not got a
cant. I bars made and lost threo fortuuos,
and now, I suppose. Mr. Roblson think
b hss n ndo It impossible for me to ever
make any more money. The transactions
which led to my arrast have extended over sov
eral years, and owing to tho magnitude of tbo
dealing and the amounts Involved, I am at pres
ent unable to mako any statementof the amount
I owe Mr. Roblson.
"1 recelvod money from Mr. Roblson In tho
course of our buslucas transactions, but I posi
lively deny that tbero was any embezzlement or
Intention to embezzle. Everything turned
against me; stocks shrunk, and the valuo of my
securities disappeared. In the last fourteen
years I have done business amounting to 950,
000,00a" After nine hours spent In trying to get bonds
men Dr. W. C. Hopkins and T. Sterling Beck
with qualified In tbo sum of $10,000 each and
Shlpherd was released, to aw alt a hearing Oct,
IS. Tho Hannas refuse to talk. Publio senti
ment is with Robinson.
Sfannger Aronsen Distributed Them, Though,
Tbroush Cheek on a Cara ear Uy.
Tw4 thousand small flasks of whiskey were
piled In tbe office of tbe Bijou Theatre last night,
ready for distribution to the men in tbe audi
ence as souvenirs. Two boys wero making
preparations to hand them out when Excise In
spectors Collagban and Boyce walked iuto tbe
" I understand that you are going to give out
some souvenirs," reraarkod Boyce to Leander
Sire of the theatre.
"Yes," replied Mr. Sire, "we'vo got a little
cold tea on band; want some 1"
" Don't care if I do," retilied Boyce.
Mr. Slro banded eachaflaskof whl-koy, which
they carefully opened nnd sampled. After they
bad taken a drink tbey looked at Mr. Siie, and
Tallagban romarkod: " Well, you're a good one,
and I don't know whether to arrest jou or not.
Mr. Sire gasped nnd looked at the oRlulal in
nstonlshmcnt. Then he called Manager Aran
son. and tboy asked for an explanation. Bojco
pulled out a copy of the Raines law and pointed
iu tho section hlch prohibits any one from
l-H log away Intoxicating liquor unless ho bas a
liienne. In the moantlino a crowd bad collected,
and It looked for a moment aa If nn arrest would
he made. Mr. Aronsou, however, hastily col
lected his thoughts andclosod the door nf the
ofllco In wblcb the whiskey was stored. He
mado fervent promises that the law would not
be violated, and the deputies departed mollified
and taking wlih them the samples of "cold tea,"
Manager Aronsou soon hit upon a plan for
keeping faith with tbe audience. He had the
flasks removed to a cafe near by ami gave each
man in the audience a check entitling him to his
Mr. Freeman F. Ward, Who Was Vcttlni On
Itao Slag. Uadly Injured.
While Mrs. Harriet Ward, wife of Dr. Free
man F. Ward of 0 East Fifty-eighth street, was
getting oft a Fifth avenue stage at Broadway
and Twentieth street at 3:45 o'clock yesterday
afternoon, a Broadway cable car ran into the
stage, and Mr. Word was thrown violently to
the ground. She fell on her head, tbo back of
wblch was cut open. Sbe was picked up and
carried to the sidewalk.
A friend who was with her ran over to Arnold,
Constable S: Co.'s storo, where her brothor,
Chundler White, is employed, end told hint of
the accident. Policeman Hranlgan of tho West
Thirtieth Htrcot station Humuioned an ambulance
trom tlio New York Hospital nnd Surgton Whit
ing dressed Mrs. Wurd's wound. Shewastakcu
home In u carriage by her brother.
George W. Walker of 237 West Sixty-sixth
street, tho gripmau of the car, was arrested. ('.
J. Peterson f 10 West Sixtieth street, a. !.
Hlnton of 220 Fifth avenue, and John Heard of
82 Park avenue, threo witnesses of tbe Occi
dent, called at tho NVest Thirtieth street sta
tion and said the accident was due to the care
lessnessof Iho gripmau. Walter said hucould
not stop the cir in time to avoid tbe stage.
SJIOO.aou Urearb or I'rouilie Case.
St. Louis, Oct, 4.-C0I. Robert S. McDonald
made a motion to-day for a chango of venue In
tbo $100,000 breach of promise suit in which be
Is defendant, bis ground being that tbopl.,lntlff,
Lou Watklns, exercises an undue Influence uver
tho Judge, Heldon P. rfpenccr, McDonald Is a
prominent lawver, nrtv incert In years,
Lou Walking's suit, tiled more tnan two joars
ago, baa caused much gossip. Jlutti acknowl
edge that their rolutlons were not of n proper
character, but tbo plaintiff makes charges much
like tlioo made br Madeline Pollurd against
I Conzrossmau Breckinridge, Tbe application is
I set for hearing to-morrow, ' 1
Pastor Ration's Exhibit and III Arralfnment
of Horrlalown Authorities.
MomusTOW, N. J.. Oct. 4. Tho Rev. Samuel
Zano Batten, pastor of the Baptist church bore.
Blood in hi pulpit last night with llvo pint bot
tles ot whiskey besldo the Blblo In front ot him.
Ho had announced that ho would preach upon
"Tho Liquor Trofllo In Morrlstown." Ho had
written Invitations to ovory saloon keeper and
hotel proprietor In town to bo prcsont, and tho
church was crowded. Several saloon keepers
wore present, nnd Sheriff K. I,. Hurling, Assist
ant Unltod States District Attorney TliomnR J,
. O'llrlon, Prosecutor J. S. Salmon, nnd Mayor
Edward A. Quale were Interested auditors.
"This bottle," said tho preacher, holding up
ono labelled "rye whiskey," "was purchased at
a hotel by a 14-year-old boy on last Sunday af
ternoon. Hero's another bought since 7 o'clock
to-night nt a leading drug storo without a pre
scription. The other thrto bottles wero bought
nt different hotels on last Sunday. Tho law Is
being violated dally nnd nightly. The Citizens'
Leaguo has evidence nt Ural hnnd ot scores ot
violations. This will bo at the disposal of the
Grand Jury noxt week. It no indictments fol
low, wo'll know who is to blame.
"This ton 11 is fairly altvo with gnmhling.
Within a siono's tbron of this church a poker
K line is now In progress. One-third of tbo boys
In Morrhtown over 14 gamble. I am spcaklug
ot facts wo know of. Wo can't fix tho responsi
bility. Both Mayor and pollco disclaim rospon-
siDiuty unucr tuo present cuartor. incu ict us
change the charter to-morrow. Honccr, tho
impression it growing that tho pollco forco ot
Morrlstown is hopelessly incompetent or hope
lessly corrupt."
Tbo sermon caused a sensation. It Is acknowl
edged that tho preacher spoke the truth.
Miner In the Ilntleton District Try to Blow
Up n Uoue.
Hazletox, Pa Oct. 4. An attempt was made
last night to blow up the houscof William Kulp,
a night watchman at tho Hollywood breaker,
with dynamite Kulp was a deputy sborlff dur
ing the lato troubles. Tbn perpetrators are two
miners, William Grant Wltchle of this city and
William Thrash of MUnesvllle. Only the fact
that tha Icnited dvnamlto cartridges did not
coino noar enough to tho houso whore they wero
thrown saved tbo building from total demoli
tion. As It was, only a deep hole was torn In the
ground and tho bouso watt shaken.
The men were caught In tbe act by Kulp and
rocognized by him. He went to Hazlcton this
morning and procured w arrants for them from
Justice Laubauih. Thov wero arrested this
afternoon nnd arraigned this evening. Tbey
acknowledged having set off the cartridges In
front of Kulp'a house, but said they did it only
for fun and to scare Kulp. Wltchle was held lu
91,000 ball and Thrash lu 9500. In default ot
ball they were locked up. The few trooDS that
remained in Hazleton wero withdrawn to-day,
and It is feared that attempts will be made upon
tbe lives ot other deputies.
HARiiisnuuo, Pa., Oct, 4. The Governor's
Troop and City Grays returned from Hazleton
this afternoon, and received a cordial welcome.
A largo delegation of cx-membcrs ot the City
Grays, wearing badges, escorted tbo soldiers to
the armory. Hundreds cheered tbo men as
thoy countermarched on Market street. Each
member ot the City Grays woro a miner's cap
and lamp. The militia bad an Informal banquet
at tho armory, whero Capt, A. Wilson Norrls
acted as toastmaster. Adjutant-General Stew
art nnd CoL Mairae wero at tho stXloni ,
Otor 10,000 Drowned and 70,000 Homeless
Around Pobln.
Tacojia, Oct. 4. Advices from China glvo
further particulars of tbe great Inundation.
Sixty Chinese towns in tho district about Pckln
were flooded early In September, driving out
80,000 pcoule, of whom over 10,000 aro esti
mated to hae boen drowned. Tbe authorities
in Pekln are directing tho rollef measures, and
the people from tbo towns nearcit the capital
have been permitted to llvo within the city
walls. Hero they have no covering against tbs
rain, wblcb is still falling, and great efforts aro
nccossary to provide them with food. Many
citizens of Pekln have Joined tbo authorities in
this work. Tbo estates of many Pekln nobles,
as well as all tho crops In tho flooded district,
were destroyed.
Tne rains which caused tbe floods commenced
late in July and continued until late in August,
Tho Tungcbou, Tientsin, and other rivers rose
ury rapidly. Somo of them overflowed nnd
wiped out villages along the banks almost be
fore tho people knew thero was any danger.
Tbo magistrates and people In tbo flooded dis
tricts spent several days praying for dry '
weather. Later the officials at Tientsin posted 1
a proclamation forbidding the slaughter of tattlo
and sheep In the hope ot appeasing the wrath of
the gods and stopping tbo rain. Foreign Con-
tuls protested against tbe meat supply being
thus cut off, asserting that It was a violation of
treaty rights.
Tbroo Mn Injured, One slaving a Fractured
Skull nnd loosing Uotb Bye.
Rociikstek, Oct, 4. Whllo experimenting
with acetylene gas In his macbino shop iu this ,
city to-day Valentino Long, hli brother, Frank
Long, and Jacob Faseotl, an cmplojco, were In
jured by an explosion of tbo tank used In nmk- 1
I ingtbc experiment. Valentine Long's skull in
fractured over his right cyo and he lost the sight
I of both his oyes. It is said at tbe City Hospital
that ho will probably die. Tbo othor two men
aio not seriously injured. Tbo tank was a '
strange looking affair, about 2a feet In diam
eter and made ot galvanlred Iron, with
hands of iron running along tho sides
to glvo It strongtb. It was placed In
LnniTs shop a few days ago by an acetjlmiu
company recently formed nere, In which Mr.
I Long was Interested. At the time of the accl- 1
dtnt Valentine Long was preparing to mako a '
pattorn for a n w valve thnt Is used on thu tank.
A lighted gas Jet that stood about threo fret
above tbo tank Is supposed to hive Ignited tho '
acetylene nnd caused the explosion, Fatsott bad
a narrow escape from instant death. A piece nt I
tbe Iron from the tank grazed his body, milting
ofT the buttons from his trousers and making a
rent across the bosom of his shirt.
rr. u. AiNswanTii mishiso.
Ha th Sunerlatendent of Dr. Italoarord'o
Slen'a Club Stat with Pmil Flay!
William II. Alnsworth, superintendent of
tho Men's Club of Dr. Ralnsford's church and a
salesman of lubricating oils for Miller it Mc
Lean at 28 l-ltttt street, left his home at 427
West Twcntj -fourth slrcet lust Tuesday to
go to tho Ruritau Hollow and Porous Brick
Coiupany'H works near Perth Ainfaoy. Ho did
not lottirn that day, and 011 Wednesday bis
wlfo heciino alarmed ami nenl word to her
brother. Ilu called up thn It iritnn work on
tho telepbouo mid niktd tor nuns ot Alnsworth.
Huperlntuuicnt Itnwi of tho works said tbut
Alnsworth had not been thero. .After that the
family waited for iiewn until Munday, expect
ing that Alnsworth might appear at any mo
ment. On Sunday uiornlug Mr. ('ollett, accompa
nied by E. C. Carter, tho spilnlir, Ment to Perth
Amboy to inako a personal Henri h for tho miss
ing man. Thuj found 110 tru nf of him, It Is
reared that he ban mut w 1th foul play or been
tho Wctlin ot an accident.
Puller Captain TVorlli l.el n Divorce.
Pollco Captain Jacob T. Worth of P,rkJUe, a
nepnew of County Clerk Jacob Worth, was
dliorccd from his wife, Anno D. Worth, by a
decroe bunded down by Justlco GarretUon yes
terday. Tbe couple wero married on Sept. 10,
lbllt, and Mrs. Worth loft her husband two
months latar. Sbe Interposed 110 defence In the
suit. Sbe was n Miss Bcbinldt. Arthur Hoiuer,
not Commissioner Arthur B, Somen, was named
a co-respondeut.
Crokrr's lounly Klnte the Last straw It's All
leltow CroLer Summoned to nil Kxecutlvo
Committee Mrelln To-Day. nnd lie' lloliig
to rtrnd tho Itlot Art or tu Hear It nead.
Somo signs fall, but tlinso which woro vlslblo
In the Tammany firmament last nlcht all
pointed ton chaugo lu Iho Wignntu leadership,
and tboy further Indicated that tha rbango
might romo to-day,
Mr. Sbcchan Is road J- to abdicate, for the place
lias bciumo so uncotnfortnblo as to bo almost In
tolerable. It was asserted yestorday that
Mr. Shcchnn scut a noto to Mr. Crokcr
announcing his purpose ot retiring from tho
ostensible leadership. Tbo reply to this was a
request that Mr. Sbcchnn would wait auhllo
until tho situation could bo discussed tbor
oughly. This was agreed to, and It wub decided
that tho Exccutlvo Committee should bo
oalled together this afternoon; that Mr.
Crolcer should be Invited to attend, and
thnt at that meeting tho troubles of tha
organization Bhould be thoroughly ventilated,
tho grievances and protosts of district loaders
bo heard, Mr. Crokor to detcrmlno after hear
ing everything what shall be done. Mr. Crokcr
consented to the arrangement and said last
nlgbt that ho will attend tbe meeting this after
noon. This will be tha first meeting of tbe Ex
ecutive Committee ho bss attended In years.
He bas always kept woll lnformod regarding
what was going on In that committee, and.
through his friends In It, bas directed its action.
The outcomo ot tbe mooting, It Is confidently
belloved, will be an effort on tbo part ot Mr.
Crokor to push through tbo slate for tho Tam
many county ticket which bo has decided shall
be nominated. Those who know Mr. Crokor's
determined character say that if ho has set his
heart on doing tbat that he will accomplish it.
There may bo an explosion and Mr. 8beehan
may formally retire, but that will mako no dif
ference, they say, nnd Mr. Crokor will have his
own way, even if he has to resume the actlvo
Jo dersbip ot tbe organization for tbe campaign.
Thl, It was declared. Is not likely to happen.
inr 11 is unncrsiooa tnai jonn r. uarrou is reaay
to take Mr. Sbcehan'a place as Mr. Croker's
agent as soon as n change Is required.
Tbe whole troublo has grown out of Mr.
Crokor's dictation. He dictated the nomination
of tbe city ticket ugalnst tbe protests of Jobn C.
Sboeban and other members of tbe Executive
Committee. Although thoy recognized tbo
weakness of tbo candidates chosen Van
Wyck, Coler and Ruppert they deferred to
Mr. Croker s Judgment in tbe matter, hoping
that tho Tammany county ticket would havo
somo material on it that would warm up
the rank and lllo and dispel tbo frost which
tho Van Wyck-Coler ticket had brought.
Mr. Phcchan nnd his friends wero to bo disap
pointed in this. Mr. Croker's slate for tbo
county ticket was even worse than his city
ticket. Tbey had urged tho cholco of new and
popular men, Mr. Croker bad insisted on nomi
nating men as a reward for personal favors,
through personal friendship, or at tborequost
of the sporting element. All of them aro old
h ick politicians, men who have hold place time
nnd again. There was nothing in the ticket to
attract anything but curves, and these were
showered upon it from ery qunrtor. Those
who have had business at Tammany Hal) or hud
to do with Tammany district leaders the past
week will certify that most of tho Tninmany
politicians arc past masters in the art of cursing.
A murky pall encircled the heads of John C.
Sheeban, James J. Martin, and tho other Tam
many leaders at the Wigwam yesterday after
noon. Some of it was tonacco smoke, but most
of it was cuas words. This was at the tirao
when Mr. Croker' ultimatum as to tho slate
was rocelred. This Is the slato:
For DUtrlct Attorney Thorn F. Orady, Mr.
Croker's man.
For Sheriff rjuricr Keenaa, Davo Oldoon's man,,.
fatCatut'. .(k Jamr P. Statue, Mr. Crckera
For rlter William Sohmer. provided "thrm
Snlchmcu" will abut up and be bare turmaelves; it
not. Ferdinand Lvj.
For Freildeat or Manhattan Doroufb Augustas
W. Feisr Lawrence Dtlmoor'a man.
There was talk about iho last straw and th
broken-backed camel when this ultimatum was
received, and II was then that Mr. Shcehan sig
nified his Intention of rotlrtng, and wrote the
note before referred to.
Tbo candidates who were left off tbe slate
were In a panic, and tbey began to bustle to get
their friends on tbe Executive Committee to
standout against Croker at the meeting to be
held to-day. Mr. Croker had had a caucus ot
his frionds in tbo committee, bowover, and it
was said yesterday ho Is suro of his ability
to carry his point. Ho sent for Col. William II
Brown last night and had along talk with him
at the Murrny Hill Hotel. Thomas F. Grady
was with Mr. Croker at his hotol most of the
evening anil Seemed to bn perfectly satisfied
with the situation. John F. Carroll, City Court
Justice Van Wyck's political sponsor, was also
there. Mr. Croker himself was In a particularly
happy mood, as If ho wero greatly pleased with
the prospect ot again assuming active control of
the political machinery of the wigwam organi
zation. The Tammany city ticket is in tho Held to stay,
despite suggestions to tbe contrary. Workmen
were engnged yesterday in building tbo big
transparency In trout nf Tninmany Hall on
with h will bo displayed Justice Van Wyck's
mine for Mayor. Candidate Van Wyck Is sat
isfied tbat bo will be elected and said to friends
yesterday that he anticipates a plurality of nt
least 75.000 votes In the Grentor New York. He
dined at tho Hoffman House lust evening with
John F. Carroll. Later, with ex-Mac or Hugh J.
((rant, ex-Llcut.-Gov. William F Shcchnn. and
I x-bheriff Sexlon, the 1 andldate nnd Mr. Carroll
went to Delmonlco's to talk over tba subject of
headquarters nnd campaign work. It was said
last night that Mr. Van Wyck's headquarters
mac be established nt tha Hoffman House. Al
fred J, Johnson of tho Tblrty-third Assembly
district will bo In charge.
.Mr. Sbeehnn and oth rs of the Tammany load
ers aro Impressed with tbo magnitude ot tbo
Henry Georgo movement. Mr, Cioker, though.
Is not frlghtonod In tho least by It. and still be
lli cos that tho organization will march to the
polls a so'Id phalanx for Van Wyck.
There have been man defections from Tarn
mnn) Hall to tbe George movement, Tho first m-in
to go on record, though. Is C. M. Sheebnn of 210
West Seventeenth street. Mr. Sheeban was
elei ted a delegate to the hecond Council district
'liHiimanj Convention. Ho refused to servo In
II Utter sent to James W. Boyle, tho Tammany
leader. In which ho said :
" I am In favor of the Chicago platform
nnd cannot support tbe organization that
has not tho coursgo to stand by
ltn principles. Therefore I shall support
tbe man who represents the Chlcngo
platform and homo rule which means the rulo
or tbe people, Tbnt man Is Honry George,
Membership lu your organization being Incon
sistent with tbu nbovo statement of myposilion,
I hereby resign fioui membership on jour com
mittee' Thero Is trouble ahead tor Tammany Leader
James W, Boyle uf iho Seventh district, grow
ing outof tbe nomination for Alderman. Mr.
llnjlo has slated ox-Alderman Patrick II.
Kcahon fortho place. Tho friend of Patrick
tl. (julrk threaten to defeat Keabon It ho Is
Ex-Polleo Justice Patrick Dlvver has put
Daniel J, O'Rourke. President of the P. Dlvvor
Association, forward as a candidate for tho
Tnnitiiniiy nomination for Alderman In tbe
Second Acscm lily district.
As Mr. Dlvver ami Mr. O'Rourke are not In
favor with tho district leador. Francis J, O'Con
nor, It Is reasonably certain that O'Rourke will
not get the nomination. If he dors not, his
frlendB say that there will be many Dlvver
kntvcd out for the man who is nominated by
O Connor.
Myslerlnua Disappearance from Ithaca of
Frank P, I'nrklnaon or Drealiliu,
Ithaca, Oct. 1. Frank Powers Parkinson of
Hecrnty-pUhtli street, liny Ridge, Brooklyn, a
graduate nf the Boys' High School and a fresh
man in Cornell Uniccmltj, on Suuduy uiomlug
mysteriously disappeared from his temporary
resldcncoin Ithaca, 102 East .State street, with
out giving his friends anj knowledge whatever
as to bis Intentions. Hv a to his breakfast as
usual at Ills hoarding liuiise. 2U Heuttl street,
returned to bis room, nnd his roommate, A, I
Wessel. being absent, packed his valise nnd
departed, lo go no one knows where. On Hun
day night hi immediate frit nds lu ltbara, H. II,
Itenlon. W, K. Phelps. V l Veels, and R, L.
Haskell, riiude n scan' fiir him, hut without
alien'. A telegram h.is Itii sent to his home
In IlrooUjn in ordor that his parents might bu
Infnnuodof tho factsand a moro careful aeon ii
made. At Ihutlnioof hlHilliiiilicarancehettore
ullifbt gr.ij aultof ilothie a jluhl brown m cr
coat, a dark brondcrb,ejcglasscs,aid brown
Tluin Mnulk
out great many huilnent enterprises We have rn
laanurazturlus. Iiestmruuil eoiSln-apparatus for So
yeart. audeiix-it to continue. 1ue Hojulou Furuac
Co., KU7 sail JOil V'r it , N. Y
A Train Daahe Into n Wnioo Filled with
Cation Picker.
William Srm.vus, Mo.. Oct. 4,-Slx persons
wero killed nnd another fatally Injured at Dead
Man's Cut, threo miles north of here, this morn
ing. They who In a farm wapon which was
struck by a passenger train on tho Kansas City.
Fort Scott and Memphis Railroad. Tho train
reached hero nt 0:30 A. M. with tho bodies of
tbo victims.
Tho track curves abruptly on a heavy grade,
and there can bo no warning of approaching
trains save by means of an alarm whistle. A
party of farm bands wero on their way to
Arkansas, where they Intended to pick cotton.
Thero were two wagons. Ono had crossed tho
railroad track safely, but tho socond chlclo
was shattered Into splinters.
Tho dead nro Philip I Wooton, Philip
Wooton, Jr., Amanda Wooton, Dora Wooton,
Mrs. Frances Mnlbroy and her Infant, 4 months
Mrs. Philip L. Wooton is so bidly Injured that
she cannot live. All tho members of tho parly
lived in Texas loimtj-. Mo. Couductur John
Ilallnuny testified at tbo Inquest thnt tho cus
tomary Rlgiuils v cro given by tho engine beforo
the crossing wns reached.
laung nick Tn Fished Out rrom Under tho
stoop by III Father.
Sayville. L.I.,Oct. 4.-Lowls Wicks, son of
Honry Wicks, a bayman living here, owes his
life, to bit father's skill with clnm tongs.
Father end son woro out on tbo bay on Satur
day after clamt. The boy stepped upon a clam
and rolled overboard. His father beard tho
splash and rushed to the side of tho sloop. All
he could see was a few nlr bubbles coming up.
He cone-Hided that the boy must havo como up
under tho sloop, and ho at once brought his
clam tongs Into tiso. Ho ms.de a deep snoop
under the sloop, and felt tho tongs fasten on tho
boy. In an instant bo had dragged the lad to
tho surface. Ha pulled him into tho boat, nnd
after a few minutes' hard work restored the boy
to consciousness.
Th llrport I Falae That II I Seriously Ill
Ilia Health I Vood.
Sptefal Cable Dtipatehti to The Hli.
Paris, Oct. 4. A despatch from Romo to the
Dtptcht C'ofoniufesnjs the Popobas been seri
ously HI for tbroo dajs, and that his physicians
fear bis illness will terminate fatally.
London, Oct. 4. The Son's correspondent In
Romo telegraphs that tho Pope Is in excellent
health. His Holiness takos daily walks In tbe
Vatican gardens, and suspended them yester
day and to-day onlv becausoit was raining.
Romu, Oct. 4. Dr. Lapponl. tho Pope's body
physician, confirms tho statement cabled to
The Sun tbat his Holiness is enjoying good
Adair of San Antonio Madr Short Work or a
Man Mho Attacked Ulm nt tTorahlp.
San Antonio, Toy., Oct, 4. Thomas Adair of
this city visited his old homo at Elm Gro o yes
terday and attended church. During tho ser
vice he wns attnc!eil by Paul Williams, one of
his tonants. Williams fired sevcrul shots at
Adair at closo range, but none took effect.
Adair then drow his pistol nnd shot Williams
dead. Two brothors of tho dead man started
af tor Adair, w bo fiod to tha town of -Flatonlo.
'Xltilr give himself up to officers at Flatonia,
Sfot of the Town Darned 10 the Ground and
ISO Families llomolrs.
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 4. Tbo town of Aus
tin, Potter county. Pa,, was nonrly wiped out
by flames this evening. Tho nnern house, Pres
byterian and Methodist churches, over 100
dwellings, "ind a number of stores were burned
to tho ground. About ICO families arc homeless
to-night. Loss $100,000.
Capt. Ilurdmau or Trenton Rent to tho Couulv
Farm for Street Prrarhln.
Tbenton, N. J., Oct. 4. Capt, Hurdman. tho
leader of tha Trenton branch of tho Salvation
Army, was taken to tho county farm this after
noon on a thirty dajs' sentence. Ho was ar
retted last night with tlco companions while
holding religious services In tho street, Justlco
Jackson this morning fined him 10. Ills com
panions were dismissed with u warning. Capt.
Hurdman wns unable to pay tbo tino. Tho Rev.
John 11. Howell made an appeal In hehulfnf tho
prisoner. Capt. Hurdman said that tho Army
was not obstiueting the street. Chief of I'ollco
McChcrnoy said that so long as no complaint))
wero mado lie had permitted the Army to hold
meetings away from tho centre of tbo cite, but
recently they had Incadod tho business streets,
dospltohls warning toremnln awuy.
to statu; 11 Tit novo 11 ueotiota.
Tho Fifth Inranlry to Follow tho Iloule or
ATI.antc, On.. Oct. 4. Five hundred soldiers
of tho Fifth United States Infantry stationed
at Fort McPborson will begin a march on Wed
nesday morning tn tho Chlcknmauga National
Park, near Chattanooga. Their route will bo
that of Gen. Sherman bolwoen Chattanooga and
Atlanta, nnd tho officer commanding thn regi
ment, Col. II, (' Conk, wns a moiiiber of Sher
man's italf on that march. The punmso of thn
tour la tu drill tho men lu iimuii-tttrcH nf war,
ana Col. Cook expects to cover Iho 125 miles in
about lilni) days. A short dslt will bo mado
ut tbe park Mxty men and three officers will
bo left to u litre I tnn fort. Tho officer will rldo
horites, hut tbe men will walk etcry ono of tho
125 miles.
ntrhnrd siansrirld' Foruirr Nirrrtnry Angry
at ot Urtllns Frn Nrnls.
Charlos D. Cochran, former prlvato sucrotarj
to Richard Mnustleld, kicked up 11 row in tho
lobby of the Fifth Avenuo Tliontro last a cu
ing bncaiisu he could lint gat frco aunts In sea
Manstli'ld play in "Tho Devil's Dlmlplc."
Wbon Pnlici'tuan Nndibur tiled in put him out
of tho lobby, Cochran attacked him mid they
tougbt all ocer tho place, Thn patrol wagon
wtih called, and Cochiun was locked up In iho
West Thirtlrth street htatlon,
II. II. F. Pierce sued bi Hi Mire.
INDIANAFOIIS, Ind., Oct, 4,- Suit was brought
to-day against R, II, F, Pierce by his wlfo to
recover $35,000, the allegation being tbut sbo
lent him tbe monoy at his solicitation and on
his representation that he must ralso $15,000
to prevent his Indictment as u director nf tbo
olcl Indianapolis Nations) Hank. I'lcnc Is niuti
ugornf the l D, and W Railroad, rrci Im r of
tbe Clover Leaf, and President of thu N'ulloiial
Headlight Cnmpnnj, Mrs Pierce nlmi allege
tbat ho secured tin note after it glccu and
refused to surrender It, ilniyliig thai hu rirr
gave It.
llroko Ills collar llonn In n .Vsblninrr.
Oiunoe, N. J Oct, 1. Christopher Musler, a
West Orange blacksmith, is laid up with a
broken collar bone, ciuseil by u nightmare. It
wasn Welfh rarebit tha' cnusid tho trouble.
Mr. Musler utooiin last night Just before going
to bo I. About midnight be had the nightiu irr.
Jumping from his bed In rushed fur thn ilnor.
jelling, "Stun tliatrnii" Airs. .Musler Iriod In
lie id him off, but be fnro sliu I'jiild rem h thodoor
Miultr atuiiiblul and fell douiutalrs with u
crash that shook tlio houxu.
Slorr Trulus uit the llrnokliu Plrinlrd,
By tho iien time tabic, which went inloi.peru
tiou on tbo llrookl) 11 hlc ated road j e-atcidnj .tho
trains aro run on threo mlnutos hcmlwuj during
tho rush hours and oil lice inlnuti'i heaitwsj lu
tbe middle of tbe da). Thf speed has also been
increased from teccntcen to twenty mill., an
hour, g
AXD on, 1V1TAT .1 UOMMortOX IX jH
sueehan and 0 District l.adrr rrrul4 jH
Anary Dayton Mrn-lr dm 1 rllow Dog
Ticket Could rr At In, John F. Carroll fmU
ould Klcp lulo Mr. fthrohan'a shoea. LU
Richard Croker has told his fiiends. Walter
Stanton among them, nccoidlmr to pretty jaH
good authority, that lie "would rather jH
loso with Vnu Wyck limn win with charlos W. H
Dayton." Somo of Mr. Croker'n friends deny M
this statement, and Mr, Croker liliu.clf Is qiiiit- M
cd also aft denying It, but Charles W, Ilavtnn's 'H
friends doclnrod yostcrdnj that their liifoiuia- -H
tlon cnmpollod them to boliavo that Mr. Crokor IM
madu tho statement, or 11110 wlilili t-ontrjnd
tbo samo moaning. Mr. llaj ton's lrlcnil then j
went on to Bay that If Van Wjtk is cle 'ted and IH
Thomas F. Grady is olccted District Attorney, v M
John F. Carroll Is to succeed, on Jan. I, John ,Lw
C. Shcehan as Chairman of tho 1'iiianro Com- j
mil too of Tammany. Mr. Da) ton's friends ulso SH
Baid that with Mr. Carroll, In tho c cut ot Tam 'M
ninny's victory. In churgo of tbo Grand Jury 'H
lists, Vnn Wyck Mayor, nnd Grail District jH
Attorney, Mr. Croker could return to England ,LM
and run Greater Now York by 1 able. tm
Ex-Poitmastcr Dayton's frionds, it wns as-
certaincd, aro very angry ocr the treatment 'Lm
ho bas received nt tho bands of Mr. Crokcr and fl
Mr. Croker's friends. Thoy bad no hesitation jB
lu saying that twenty-seven out of tho thirty- tjH
fivo Tammany leaders, with John (.'. Shcehan nt 'r-H
tho head, favored tbo nomination of Dayton for LW
Mayor. Mr. Dayton, however, hi friends said, 'jH
Is not a man to act as a mere clerk for Mr. isfl
Croker, and then they wont on to toll hy Mr. 'Jfl
Croker refused to consent to his nomination. LM
Whon tho Wilson Tnrlff bill was up for dls- ,S
custion In tbe Houso of Hcproaontatit cs, Mr. , 'H
Dayton's friends ccont on to say, Mr. Croker 'Ufl
went to Washington and urged tho Tammany j
Congressmen to adopt a lino of policy which '
was contrary to tbat enacted by tbo Doiuocratla
caucus of the Houbc. Representative Edward S
Dunphy declined to obey Mr. Croker's orders, 1 L
but hewed to the lino, according to tho dlctatos
of tbe Democratic caucus of tlio Houbo. Mr. 4V
Dunphy said at the time. It was told yesterday,
that Mr. Croker's suggestions were In opposi-
tlon to tho party policy as laid down by the
Democratic caucus. Mr. Crokcr did not, it M
was added, forgot Mr. Dunphy's conduct, and H
Dunphy was turned down for a rcnoiuinatlon ;
in his district. ,
Mr. Da) ton was Postmaster ot Now York. '
Mr. Dunpny made arrangements with Mr. Day-
ton to become a member of his law firm, and 1 &H
tho firm became. Da) ton. Dunphy A: Swift. Mr.
Dayton did not know at tbu time, bis friends j H
said yesterday, that there was all) particular of- ' H
fence in taking Mr. Dunphy Into his low ilrru, H
even though Mr. Dunphy had tilsafrrevd with fl
Mr. Croker on n political measure lu fa':t, Mr.
Dayton thought nothing ot tbo affair, his
friends continued, but even if he hnd ho would jH
have raado the copartnership with Mr. Dun- 1 H
phy Just the same, bclioWng that the profession S
of a law Ann had nothing to do with factional H
Tammany politics. Mr. Dajtnn was busy with
his dutlos as Postmaster, and he hooded Mr. H
Dunphy or some other lawjer to take an in- B
terest in bis law buslnoss. H
But Mr. Croker never forgace Mr. Dayton. It ' H
was paid, for holdlug out a welcome hand to 1 H
Mr. Dunphy. Kc en after tho linn of Dayton. I H
Dunphy & Swift was dissolved, n lttllo ocer a !
year ago, Mr. Crokcr. Unas added, continued H
o express tbo mott bitter sentiments toward Mr. H
Dayton, and Mr. Crokrr's friend, from Peter F. , 9
Moyer down, contributed to fan tho Maine, In ) H
1805 Mr. Duyton's friends went on tn say, bo ; S
was anxious to be nominated for Supremo fl
Court Justlco but Mr. Croker would not re- itfl
lcnt,and issued orders that Mr. Duytonmust not !
ha considered for a moment, Mr. Dayton's M
frionds went on and brought tha history of tho j'U
trcublr i" to 1B8.Q. when the Tniurnnuy lead- 'jH
-rs wero Selected. Ex-Police Justlco tv rldo was )
the Tammany lender of Mr. Dayton's district, iB
A fight was nmdo against Welde, not by Mr. 1 fl
Dayton, bis friends suld jesterduy, hut by oth H
ers in the Tammany organization of tho dis 1
trlct, M
Mr, Wolde. In view of tbe flght made on him, UU
said at tho time that if be won at tho primaries iifl
he would not be a candidate for leader again, I
as his candidato for loader was cx-Poilco Jus- ,
tlco Androw J. White. All this time Mr. Day- H
ton was in tbo Now York Post Ofllco and took ' S
no part In tho tight. At tbut Juncture, how- -; S
over, according to Mr. Dayton's fricmU, Peter j '
F. Meyer, the buslnoss partner of Mr. Crokcr, ! fa
appeared on tho scene, nnd day and night do-
clarrd that Mr. Weldo. Mr. White, and nil who
favored Dayton for Supremo Court Justlco in
)B05 were to bo driven out of 'Inmmnny and fl
oft ihe earth. Mr. Dayton's friends, iu speaking j
ot Mr. Meyer's conduct at that time, said that 1
Mr. Dayton, out of bolf-rcspect and from a toy- 1
alty to tbo men who stood lij him tho jear bu- -
tore, was compelled to enter thu light, and ho '
did so manfully. Tho result of tlio fight lu tho j
district was that Pctor F. Meyer's men wero
defeated, whllo tho Woldu-Wlilto-Dii) ton forces
won, nnd Mr. White wns mado leader and is
still tbo leader of tbo dlstrli t. Mi. Dayton's i
friends said yoHtcrduy tbnt from thnt day tho
enmity of Mr. Croker mid Mr. Moctr toward
Mr. Da) ton has been hleadlly Increasing, mid
only recently, according to Mr Da) ton's
friends, Mr. Croker and Mr. Mc)cr declared
that wblio they were allce thiro would bo no M
political future for Mr. Da) ton in Tuiumauy 9
flail. m
Mr. Dayton's friends, in rci (uniting these
events, said that while Mr, ('inker hid ills- j
jdayod this spirit, toward Mr. Da) Inn, who had 1.
Iioen a nturdy moiiilier of the Tammany Hull I
organization, 110 was road) itn ilu) tu take Into L
Tnnmmny Hall Major Hlimig'H I'liiimration 1
Counsel, Francis M. .-icitt, mid gico him tho I
nomination for a Supreme Court .luilcii gho 1
Mr. Siott such ft niuuln.itlim cchon Mr Smtt 1
had on a hundred pint forms ilenciuncml Mr.
Crokor nnd Mr. Micflmu. and purlrn)csl tin lr o- t)
lltlcnl and wielal lives in tho I110M annuo I ill- 1
guiure, 1
"Mr. Scott." Mr. Da) Ion's frit ml went nil to 1
sav, "hn put Mr. Croker. Mi. Miorli.ui 11111I nil
nf'Mr. Croker's friends In 'ho pllloic of puh'io
contempt, nnd ct Mr, Croker Isiiail) to accept c
Mr. Scott, tint hew olllcei of Major Stiomr. 1:
Mr, Scott Joined hands with li Sluing I
frhnds In bringing nhout tlio ih font of Tuni- )
Mian) in 1SIM, 'llicro 1 no cote lich'lid Mr. )
.Scott's organization, it is a pipci nuani.c- (
tlon. But It Is the pro-rr uninc, Il ho turn 11
ocer this paper organisation to lammuiiy, to 1!
miulnato him for niipiriiiu unit .luntlco. lh j
ci ry proposition niacin to Mi. Hmit put nun
tunny Iniimovt rlclli ul.ms light. II has hhiikul 1
and dodged tbo niitlon.il insm-n of tin' part) ami I
inntcndh that tin) light for Major of llnatir U
New York shall Imi 1111 local Ishio, and In rn Mr, ?
Croker is rendv- to noiiilnato Air s.ott lor mi- if,
pretiio Court JuMlcc tho Mr. "colt who, a M,
Major hlron,:'H law otlltri, liilpml to iiiakn iho b
local Issue on which Tiimiiianj want lufighu
This is n star) uf vi iiuniou Kplto nn the part of a
Mr. Crokcr and Mr. Mhjct tnwaiil .Mi. Dajtnn. f
Ml I)!i)tiin' frluidi will 11 im-iuhur Mr. I'
Croker und Mr, Mcjer and their candidate on b
election clu )," l
lir-l- Asnlnal 11 Iuiiiib Hclinolmlalrea of A
Conduct tliilicriiiillllK u Tenchrr. i,
I.ittik FALI.H, N. Y Oct. 4 - Miss Coin Hoy f
Is a schuol teacher iu tbu town of Ohio, this
county. She ionics from a low 11 near H) riicuse. S;
Recently alio played cards with soma pupil In t"
tho school building, and the rccldimtunf Hindi.
Irlct cclui do not hcllc-iu in caul pin) lug am en
deavoring 10 aei'uio bar discharge". , , j
Triibten Ilarcov of thu district lia refii-n I to 1
dlschan.'ii her, mil chargeo liavo li-en pri fcirni IJ
against her bj the rosldulitH for 1 undue t iiilnt-
coinlng a leielier, end lu-innriiiw r-ehon' Cuin- ;
liilsslmier Mat loroti will gho it hun,iu in tha
iimc, Tho ruhldciiu will buinimisantul l At
torni'j lOcniis uf llii illy and tlio tiaiini by
diorgu Wlrlhof Newport. ,
V Ml 30.OOCI llulel lllirneil. I
KxcKtmnii, Minn., Oct, l.-Tliti Hotel Lafay
ette nt Mltilio finkii Hrarh .. dostrojoil hi lire
to daj, 'Ihn building, u lingo fr.11111 utrmtui,
was the finest summer hotel In tin Nnrtliw -1.
II cost tH&0,UOO. lliutlro Ihoal I u b twic.tUKlit
III the) laundry and mi thorn who no llro HiJi A
appliances nt hand them wns no Oiiucuuf - t
liigthu building, , , . , , .
The hotel was in tlio fenlro nf a fashion b.ii
auiiimrr villm.-i' .mil iiuiiiimut beautiful m
liigrs line th" ahorc of Urn laku iiein 11. I Im
hotel hit tint paid of lain )cmu, mid I'M idi 11'
J J. 111)1 wns con. I luring tho advioabilllj uf
teurlug it down.
Mi'Vlro lliirsn'l VI am . iiuleina In. 1
f'JI V OK Ml Men, thl. 1. It It luiiliiul nil lii-'H
nulhorltj that tho Movlcnii tlocerinni a' 1 1 1.0 i
dislru toainuirotluitcuiii, tor aio o n iuf'l '.
Central Miiiihuii countries tc iiiiih-x i"fin 01
mi) other inetiis. 1 1' ugustini n -it f
t-rutiiitousoti tlio part of oiiie m c, per or
the I lilted Male and Mexnn. Ilu i ' tiiu
iiiuili or thetiirliuieiit uiut lociiliiiiiiii in Hr It
In Centr America to mix well with the people)
of Mexico, ,

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