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HlHr 'If fc4 Imagined ft would b. hli app.arane
LHHrWf aroused no enUnuhum, and the ehoerttnnls
HHkU f honor were scattered and half-hearted.
K'HIp:' H Telle Tkrra II I rterrmrr te fcet Caba
LbVSsbVkI.''' MaUe Her nn TarlfT Lane.
KV tiptetnlCabli Ptipalehto Tna Sen.
BHkV Madrid. Nor. 23. PrlmeMlnliter Sagatt to-
HKlKt fly received tho Catalonlan deputation which
K Kl yesterday recelvod tuoh cold comfort from Senor
K;K'' Woret, Minister of tho Colonlet, when they pro-
m R tasted ncalnst airing tho Cuban Chamber tho
KH" rlffht to fix tho Cuban tariff.
K"B' Ther received llttlo more eatUfactlon from
RB& Benor Sagasta. who declared that it wee abso-
HKf lately necessary to grant the colonic tariff
HgfBp autonomy In tho Interests of tho peace and
tp prosperity of Spain, to which all other Interest!,
H&iaKff' nowover sacred, must tie sacrificed.
aRi aKF Nevertheless, ho added, colonial tariff auton-
H" M"' oroy was porfoutly compatible with a treaty of
tl ft commerco between Cuba nnd Bpnln, which a
Kit, mtW Joint commission of Cuban nnd Spanish dale-
Htf ftaWL sratci might negotiate on tho batle of reciprocity
)1VB5r when the Cuban tariff camo up for consldera-
Wtt'Bs tlon. . A.
ro mWMr Eventually tho deputation expressed them-
ft Wm)r selves na satisfied with the Prime Minister-
MM,' Hi atatement, which tho Liberals retard as cleverly
H awn averting a laroatonod conlllct.
Mm iLmT Cuban Autoaomr. larlaillna lb Blahs af tha
f'flt'.' Cabaa Chamber In Hi the Tariff.
BjW jjMjji Special Cnbli Ditpateh loin Son.
jHf MADRID, Nov. 23. The Cabinet has approred
g-'lBj?, the ichemo of Soflor Saitasto, tho Primo Mlnls-
Hfr, H ter, for the autonomy of Cuba, Including tho
mVZ B clause of the trade regulations giving tho Cuban
B:' Mmk Chamber tho right to Ox the Cuban tariff.
aWAVaW? The details are as yet unknown, and will not
Laf-'iB:- be published until the Queen Regent elves her
H&BIl sanction.
u K Ckames lereinra Cnarcee or 8TT, 000,000 far
aWflaHfef' Vfanton Destruction Tkouaanda Starvlnc.
?$ JVp WAsniNQTOV, Nor. 23. Tho reiterated state-
K BJ V. tnonts of Senor Dupuy do Lome, Spanish Minis-
mw KM, ter hero, that tho Cubans have been wantonly
;!' & destroying the island of Cuba, haro been
VF'kSjr sharply contradicted In a statement signed by
B& Hf' Oen. Maximo Oomoz and his principal staff of-
EjKgBM fleers, summarizing tho destruction caused by
Hjr?,lIH& tho Spaniards on tho Island. Gen. Gomez terms
P BaS? tbo documont " Tho Account of Weylcr in tho
E-jj fBjf Mattorof tho Ruin of the Island of Cuba." Tho
Kl 8 w 'u" account I nB follows:
Ma? K 100,0 00 country houses and BO, 000 dwell-
BsaT & Ings In Tillages and hamlets burned. ...115,000,000
Kit Mk' Furniture of the same 1.000,000
m&k 'v 800,000 cocoa trees cut down 0,000,000
R ' f 1,000,000 palm trees destroyed 10,000,000
W. -i 8.000,000 fruit trees 1,000,000
Kf : 6.000,000 banana plants 128,000
B4- ' V, 1,000 tracts of bonlatas and ynoat de-
m ' ; strayed 9,000,000
H3 i 4,000.000 coffee plants 480,000
K j I. 8,000.000 small cocoa plants 1,500,000
Vf ; 5 8.000,000 homed cattle killed 80,000,000
mA jF '- 8,000 horm killed 200,000
B' If i 600,000 "cordels" of fencing burned.... 8,000,000
Kt' 800,000 hives otdomestle bees destroyed. 1,460,000
B' Bf ' 000.000 head of swine 8,000,000
MW H IBO.OOOsbeep 800,000
K 'WM T 600,000 tierces of tobacco destroyed and
H burned 6,000,000
mW' Wt' Grand total 877,000,000
R'fe' f "" j Addenda: 113,000 pactflcos killed, amonjr whom
hm ' l tnany were women, children and aged persona.
'? m: We DTS not "ou'!lt to 'T lD these flrores the
H :K value of tho sugar factories and eane destroyed,
Bv ;F which roust retch an enormous sum, and for which
Kf iW Spain, having provoked the war, upon ernrj oonsld-
'-' f eratlon and account la responsible.
ml, L! ? E1 Oeneral, U. Qoiciz,
K,' LB t Tte. Coronet, Bxaiuaa Bess,
IS im Capltan, Baxjuoa MoLni.
S- i'm '?- Capltan, 0. SlKCnrz.
i:j'V. C ' Gen, Gomez has caused tho above to be pub-
ffl f J- '' Hibed In La Villa, the official newspaper of
YiT Kav '? t'10 Cu)an republic, and copies of the same hare
i:i been sont to tho United States and ore now on
:' e'i file at the State Department.
. , :$; Tho State Department does not rely altogether
fg. -K, J,' upon the account of Gomez. The Consul at Ma-
"!' )" -tanzashas written tho Government as follows:
y B Si; " I hnvo actual figures from all parts of this
SX; PaB provlnco as to deaths from starvation since
S.' I a January, 1897, and they amount to oror
) : :' 27,000, including Matanzas City. Somo
I I S towns are almost entirely depopulated,
fj ' ; and every day the deaths ore increasing.
S? I) ' 4 As I went home yosterday I saw a man dead
M 4 'fi on the sidewalk. He had lain there all night.
ix I, ' it' About forty die dally In this city at the present
!,, Umo."
fti ': This letter Is of very recent date since the
!& f S deposition of Gen. Weyler.
m i w-
,z Bis Cleemx Heuase to Spain Abant Sfaso'a
?M ? Slectlon na President.
f ; Havana. Nov. 23. Tho news of the election
; If of the Cuban President has greatly displeased
-. ? I J Gen. Dlanco, because Sefior Bartolom Maso,
"$.'' the now Prcsldont, is well known In Cuba for
W I ) '. his uncompromising hostility to Spain, and dur-
m J i ing the two years he will be President there is
";.'' I i v, ot tho least hope that any arrangement will be
?' f ', ? ' made between tho Cuban and Spanish Govern-
ft , ( f tnents.
l j v Even an attempt to treat with the military
Si' '' f" commanders scattered throughout the island,
T,,V' f v without regard to tho Cabinet. Is considered
- J usoless, as IlartolomiS Maso wields a decisive In-
bjf . , fluence over tho army, from Gen. Gomez down
J ' i f to tho last soldier.
; j. Gen. Blanco has sent the following despatch
S; i ! f to the Minister of the Colonies, Sefior Moret, In
f- if, Madrid:
$f- ; "The election in the Monigua of Bartolomo
t il ' C Maso as President grently complicates matters
'3.j i 5 with regard to a peaceful settlement in thee ast.
A ', 'f, Ho Is stubborn and proud of bis tenacity, which
S 5 '' E fflvos him some popularity among the young
:- ' ?.T men In the Cuban ranks. Any attempt to an-
p 1 I o proach him will, in my opinion, be unsuccessful
'js- '- ,i and, furthermore, the risk would also be In-
$f - ' curred that be would surely avail himself of the
;iV J' i , occasion to make a noise and pose once more as
S'v on Irreconcllnblc."
f, 5 ji Gen. Blanco wrote this despatch yesterday
y 3 ;; " and handed It to his adjutant for Immediate de-
-, '- s livery to the official who has In his keeping, in
v I '''. ' tne office of Secrotary Congosto, a floor below
if i ); that of tho Captain-General, the cipher cablo
B I - codo used In communications with the Minister
jV 'f ) ' tU8 Colonics. By a funny blunder the adju-
S" J ' ' tant delivered the despatch to tho press censor,
.,7 ? Sf , bolleringltwas some statement for the Spanish
'4t ' "'l ' proes, and the censor, who Is naturally vory
'mi i nlowin transmlttlngnny news, put the paper on
(.' i A .' his desk without reading it and lef t It thero for
fl 4 two hours under a paper-weight.
'. -,- r' It did not pass unno Iced by tbo visitors to his
i ;i j office, who are generally eager to obtain more
,. ''. ! nee thnn the press censor gives away. Whon
ii i ' tu,a zm,0U8 ofllclal himself read the despatch
f S ho was amazed, and hurried out of his office to
.' . ;: call personally on the Captain-General and ask
If ; f his Excellency It there was not a mistake In the
f?1 i' fi mutter. It was on excellent opportunity to
4? j iy read other papers which tho press official left
pi I; v behind him In his hurry, open to all eyes. When
4 ho roturncd ho had nothing In his bands. Tho
I', '.' ' despatch went through the regular oourso; the
adjutant will probably bo dismissed, and Oen.
f ', ' Blanco has ono more reason to complain, as he
V? )s docs every day, of the "disorder and lack of
I discipline In all departments In tho palace, the
; if, legacy of Gen, Weylcr to bis succesior."
' 1 5
f if AX Aiir.RIC.tX ISA CUBAN TltlSOX.
t. i 1 Joseph Grove lie Prralta or Claelnnatl Said to
S . j A It" L'nder Sentence or Dratb.
I Cincinnati. Nov. 23. Joseph Grovo Do Per-
' i altn, an American citizen, who has voted In the
f !' First ward of Cincinnati for sevornl years. Is
I reported to bo under so tcrico of death In
JK, V Havana, Cuba, on a charae of lending n band of
-t 9 Insurgents ngnlnst the Spaniards. Do Pcrnltn
S f A Is now In n 8pnlsh prison and has until Deo. 10
ft i a tniuovolils Utlzenship.
S $, Ho lookout citizen's papers In tho Hamilton
1 J comity Probata Comt in lHMi. Ills relatives
i i hero liuvo beun nntiflcd. and aro having his
i ? ft cltlzoinhln established, Tho Bonrd of Elections
S. J Ii.ih tho proof that ho wnu voter.
jji i f. Do IVnilt.i li'ft for Cuba only a fow weeks ago
W i 3, to push a large claim for damages to tho family
3b v plantation during Gen. Woylcr's administration.
fe, t y lllsb-tirade Pliunbliiar Vlsture.
V,, e Ft The Ueyer-SuuTen Co., Ltd., a East lUtht.-Aiv,
BBrl 1 --j..-, -n.- .r.I... ,-, j j, ,tf , , Juihmii f- 111(11,1 I
t '
fatltaal Scutptaro aelaty Hay Ba AM t
Dereat the Plasa site.
Thtso resolutions wero sent to The Sun last
U'hcrta. Tho National Sculpture Society Is
of tho unanimous opinion that no monument,
however meritorious, should bo constructed In
the space between Mfty-elghth street and tho
Fifth avonuo entrance to tho Central Park,
generally known nstho Plaza, which docs not
form n part of, or which would Interfere with
the satisfactory development of a comprehen
sive nnd artistlo design for this approach to the
Park: and
It'ierrat, By aet of Legislature of March
25. 1SIIU, "No statuo or piece of sculpture or
work of art of any sort. In tho nature of n public
monument or memorial, shall bo eroded or
placed upon any ground or within any build
ing belonging to tho city of New York, without
tho approsal of tho Mayor, tho President of
tha Hoard of Aldermin, tho Prosldcnt of
the National Sculpture Society (If such organ
ization Ik) then existing) and tho President of
tho Municipal Art Society, If then oxlstlng;" nnd
M'Aereaa, Tho IiCglslaluro rejected tho follow
ing proposed amendment, viz., "Tho provisions
of this art shall not apply to, affect, or tnako
nubject to change the location of site which has
Iwcn selected for n soldiers' monument In tho
city of Now York under nnd by vlrtito of tho
provisions of chnptcr 022 of tho Iyxwe of lHIKl."
tboroby elenrly showing Its Intention to Includo
the question of tho slto for this monument
among thoo rtibjcct to tho approval of tho per
sons named; theicforo bo It
lloolvtd, That tbo National Sculpture So
ciety sincerely hopes that Its President will seo
fit to refuse his assent tn tho erection of t'uu
Soldiers nnd Sailors' Monumont, for which n
design has lately been ndoptod, upon tho slto
proposed, as, in Its opinion. It would render n
proper nnd nrtlstlo treatment of this approach
to the Park Impracticable.
Rleven nold-Vpa la One IVIslit Women as SJTell
as Men Tablna la Itobberj.
CnioAOO, Nov. 23. Chief of Police Klpley has
Issued a peremptory warning to tho Inspectors
of tho various districts that unless the alarm
lng epidemic of hold-ups nnd highway robberies
Is checked thoro will be a wholosalo discharge of
Robberies In saloons and small stores by
masked men nro of nightly occurrence. Last
night eleven robberies wero reported to tho po
lice. Three men entered Pelrce's drug store on
Ogdcn avenue, and with revolvers covered tho
clork, Joseph Kdwards, and n friend, and robbed
tho cash register of $10. They then soarched
Edwards, securing ?!, and after helping themt
selves tn clgnrs bucked out of tho store.
TwopbysjriJiis wero held up In their offices
by two well-dressed young men. Dr. K. P. Koch
gave up 13 tents, hut ws not requested to hand
overn valunbtogold watch, A llttlo more than
nn hour Inter Dr. Koch's visitors called on Dr. J.
C. Oulrck and relloved him of $00. all he had
with him.
Mrs. J. E. McCabe of Evanston was knocked
down by two highwaymen on Davis street, near
her home. Her assailants grabbed her purse
nnd disappeared In an alloy.
Tho Levee added Its share to the depredations
when two colorod women held up and robbed J.
C. Cobean of Groen Valley, 111. They secured
$230. six other robberies occurrod on the
streets after dark.
A scatter Tareatenlna; Dispossession Sbeved
Under Iler Door Probably Alter ner Dratb.
Mrs. Isabel Hatschatcher, a widow, 03 years
old, who lived alone for many years In a single
room of a rear house at 13D Ten Eyck street,
Wllllnmsburg. was found dead Monday night
by Mrs. Susie Schepp, a distant relative. Cor
oner Nason made an Investigation yesterday,
and was of tho opinion that tho woman died of
starvation. Mrs. Hatschatchcr's husband died
twenty yoars ago, and hor live children died a
few months later. Until about two years ago.
when hor sight failed, Mrs. Hatschatcher was
able to support horsclt by doing tailoring
work. Last summer Mrs. Hatschatcher fell be
hind In her rent. She vainly tried to pay up.
Sho earned 05 cents last week, and sent 00 cents
to the landlord's agent.
On Sunday nlgbt. when Mrs. Hatschatcher
was seen last, she seem oil to bo downcast. Her
failure to appear beforo twilight on Monday nlzht
caused alarm, and Mrs. Schepp was sent after
her. Sho was unable to rnter tbo old woman's
room, nnd Policeman Klein forced In the door.
Mrs. Hatschatcher was dead In hor bed. On the
floor noar the door was an unopened letter from
the landlord's attorney, warning the woman
that unless the rent for her room was paid be
fore noon to-day she would be dispossessed. The
letter was probably shoved under the door by a
letter carrier after Mrs. Hatschatcher was al
ready dead.
Private Hammond Telle Haw Ho VTaa Dragged
br the Heels, Kleue4 and Prodded.
FonT Sheridan, 111., Nov. 23. To-day's tes
timony before tho Military Board which Is hear
ing the charges against Capt. Loverlng bore
heavily agnlnst tho defendant. It went to show
that Capt Loverlng kicked Private Hammond,
prodded him with a sword and orderod him to
be dragged by the heels to the court,
Prlvato Hammond was put on the stand. Ho
tostifled that ho was dragged down tho steps
from tho guard house to the sidewalk. Lover
lng ordered the soldiers who dragged him to go
double quick, and followed ibis up by kicking
and prodding him so severely that he had to be
taken to the hospital. The cross-oxamlnatlon
was directed chiefly to an attempt to injure
Hammond's character.
It is expected that Loverlng will introduce
little If any testimony to-morrow, depending
upon the arguments of his counsel for acquittal.
The prodding with tbo sword will bo admitted,
and the plea of Justification entered.
Four Cnns Drawn and Two Arrests Made
Clgarmaltera Under Buiplelon.
Internal Revenue Inspoctor Georgo Brooks
and Deputy Inspectors Gates, Williams, and
Littlefleld raided an Illicit distillery at 28
Gocrck street last night and arrested Isaao
Tctansk and Jacob Goldberg. These two men
were disposed to fight, but thought better of It
when four revolvers were levelled at them. Tho
officers took possession of a still, the dally
capacity of which Is sixty gallons of whiskey.
They found 300 gallons of mash nnd forty gal
lons of spirits. Tetnnsk and Goldberg were
taken to Ludlow Street Jail.
Internal revenue Inspectors, acting npon ad
vices from Washington, have been conducting
an extended investigation of cigar and cigar
ette factories on the cast sldo that avoid buying
revenue stamps, and arrests will probably be
made this week.
The Court of Appeals Tbrowa Out tbo Pre
tended Uolorraph mil.
Albany, Nov. 23. The Judgment of tho lower
courts affirming a decree of tho Surrogate of
Kings county admitting to probate tho will of
Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines, dated Jan. 0, 18US, was
nffirmril to-day by the Court of Appoals, Tho
Surrogate, In admitting this will for probate,
rejected a pretended holograph will under data
of Jan. 8, 18115, offered for probate by tho ap
pellants, Julletta Perkins and Marie P, Kvnns.
Mrs. tlalncswas a wealthy ruslilentof Brooklyn,
who died in New Orleans In 1BU3. Her cstato
wBs,valued at several hundred thousand dollars.
Katv Clerk or Ibe Court or Appeals.
Ai.uanv. Nov. 23. The Court of Appeals to
day appointed William II. Shankland of Albany
as Clerk of the Court of Appeals, to till tbo va
cancy caused by tho death of Gorham Parks.
Mr. Shankland cnnie hero from Cortland sixteen
years ago, when he was appointed deputy clerk
of tho court, which plnce hu has held since. Ills
sister Is the wlfo of Chief Judgo Andrews of tho
Court of Appoals, who retires from tbo bench on
Jun, on account of tho constitutional age limit.
He nookUrrplm Abead Tor Mr. Coler,
Comptroller Fitch and Comptroller-elect Bird
8. Colcrbave had several conferences recently
about rotting tho Finance Depirtmcnt of the
enlarged city in operation for the beginning of
the year, The city will have to start off nn Jan,
1 with a new s)slem of bookkeeping, and all of
the books nnd plans therefor must to got
roadv In advance. Mr. Filch hiiB agreed l help
Mr. Color In evciy posslblo way uith.lhlu work.
Mln Mrlll.li ilfllpvrd to lie Druvtiin'..
Bl'HINOKIKI.l). Nov, 23. Tho search for Ucrthn
Melllsh, the mUsIng Moun', Holyoko college
student, has been ronllnod to day to tho Con
necticut Illver near a cliff nt South Iladloy,
Footprints nt this point Indlc.itn that sho
Jumped Into tho rlcr from thoillff. The men
with grappling Irons htlluro that they touched
the body lute this nltornoou.
Illic I li lu HI. I.Ullll.
St. Louis, Nov, 23, A fire In tho warehouso
of the Ilavenswood tiistillery In this city to
night damaged the property to tho extent nf
Dloo.OOO. Several thousand barrels of raw
whlsuoy were destrojed.
Twetr. ar nrtsen " ?r ff star Walls
Paaad by Warhlnsraen Who Ar Mahlag a
Cnl far Avaana U-nanea aad. It Is Said,
Pattery, Also, Have Been Unearth..
An old cemetery, older than any other known
cemetery within the limits of Greater New
York, was discovered near Ryder's Pond, at tho
hood of Garrison's Creek, not far from Sheeps
head Bay. on Friday last by men who aro cut
ting Avenue V through to Ryder's Pond. It
was nn Indian cemetery, end must have been
noar oystor beds that doubtless had their ex
istence In Dead Horso Inlet or its vicinity.
The mon under Contractor Jonkins got to
about ninety yards from tho pond whon tho
pick of an Italian laborer went rattling Into a
bed of oystor shells. These were about nlno
Inches from the surface. Tho shells extended
about flvefcot In one direction and four In an
other. They were about 3 feet and 0 Inches
deep. Tho shells bad boen laid in with the outer
side up and piled In as one would pack books of
different sizes In a box.
After n whllo the diggers got down to sand
agnln. This sand wos about four feet and a
half from tho surface. One of the teamsters,
waiting for his wagon to bo loaded, saw
a strango large shell, as ho supposed,
tossed up by n shovel on his wagon.
This man was William Consldln, who lives
In Ryder's lano near by. Consldln picked
tho supposed Bholl up. nnd knockod a llttlo
block mould off of It. nnd then ho recognized
that It was bone. Finally bo madoout that It
was tho side of nman'B skull, Including an oye
aperture. This bone was carried to the dump
with tho rest of the load. ....
The teamsters found also somo bits of pottory
as big as ono's hand In some cases. These wero
"smooth as glass on ono side and all rough nn
tho other. Tho rough sldo had a lot of marks
all over It Just as If they'd tried to draw birds
or animals on it. Snvo thorn things t Naw.
thoy was busted I tell you, ond weren't any
good. Yos. they went to the dump, too, besides
somo other bones about as big as a broom han
dle, nnd somo ribs, too."
Tn o mora of theso shell-filled holes wore found
on Frlday.and live orslxon Saturday. Tbotoam
sters, who did no loading, amusod themselrosby
picking out some of tho larger bones, and after
looking them over, tossed thorn Into the wag
ons to bo carried down to tho dump, where
tho roadway had to bo raised Instoad of
lowered. In all, at least twelve, and probably
llfleen, of those graves wero cut Into. As
thero wero so many of tho graves, tho men
couldn't holp noticing some peculiarities of
First of all, at the surface wore a lot of shells
scattered and broken by ploughs. Thoso broken
shells wore mixed with nine inches or moro of
black soil. Then came the mnss of shells. There
was a different kind of shell, called tho peri
winkle, thero, too. In some of tho graves thero
was one only, at least tho careless onlookers
found no more, and In the othors were two.
Tho smaller of the shells, where thero were
two, was about elshteon inches from tho sur
faco. and a foot beneath was a btggor nerlwlnkle
shell. In a grnvo which was dug Into by a re
porter the small periwinkle shell was three
inches long, and a foot lowor was found another,
ten Inches long.
Under the oyster shells was found black
mould mixed with fragments of bone. Tho
lurgcr periwinkle shell may have been placed
over the faco of the dead person. Tho mould at
the bottom of tho gravel Is mixed with red
sand, and below It Is the gray beach sand.
Tbey Went There to Tr-sliry Against a Ken
Union Slater The Errand Vain.
The strike somo weeks ago of the cllpsorters,
who prepare cuttings of cloth for remanufac
turlnglnto cheap cloth, had a sequel Injustice
Goldfoglc's court in Clinton street yesterday
morning. Tho courtroom was nearly filled
with girls who aro members of Cllpsorters'
Union No. 1. Somo of them hod been "pickets"
during the strike at Kaplan & Grossman's fac
tory In Elizabeth street, and they came to tes
tify on behalf of Mosos Steinberg, an employing
cllpsorter. against whom Minnie Barron, an
employee, had brought BUlt for $7.50, which she
said was duo as a balance of wages. Tho
pickets were oager to testify, not from any re
gard for Stoinberg, but because Minnie was
accused of being a non-union cllpsorter.
Minnie said she worked for a week and part
of another weok for Steinberg. The rest of the
week, she said, she was ill. Steinberg says that
Instead of being Ills he was working for Kaplan
& Grossman during the strike. Tbo union clip
sorters cost disdainful glances at Minnie and
exchanged sarcastlo remarks about her per
sonal appearance.
"Just look at the artful thing." said one of
them: "you'd think butter wouldn't melt In her
mouth." J
"Oh. the scabl" said another. "Theldea of
her taking the bread out of our mouths."
Ono or two of the pickets tostifled that they
had seen Minnlo working at Kaplan & Gross
man's while they wero on ploket duty during
the strike On tho other hand a representative
of Kaplan & Grossman testified that the girl
did not go to work there until the Monday fol
lowing the strike, and tho preponderance of evl
lence appearing to be on Mlnnio's side, she won.
The union girls wero dlsgustod.
Are Ballet Baxaa In Several ZElaetlon Districts
tn Broekljn to Ba neopaaadf
Upon the application of Samuel M, Hub
bard, the Democratic candidate for Assem
bly in the Tenth District of Kings county,
Justice Smith, in tha Supreme Court yes
terday, granted a mandamus addressed to
the Board of Aldermen, acting as County
Canvassers, to Bbow cause why the ballot
boxes should not be opened In several election
districts and tbo ballots recounted. Under the
order the Board of Canvassers are also re
strained from Issuing a certificate to John E.
Thorne, tho Republican candidate, who Is said
to have been elected by ono vote.
A mandamus was also served on the Board of
Canvassers, ordering them to show cause why a
certificate of election should not be granted to
Henry E. Nostrand, the Dcmocratlo oandldato
In the Seventh district for Councilman. Charles
K. Ebbetts. another Dcmocratlo candidate for
tho same office in the same district, declares he
was elcctod by one vote.
Tbo order to show oause obtained by Nelson
B. Killmor. the candidate of the Cits' Union for
Assembly In tho First district, will be settled in
the Supreme Court this morning. Mr. Klllmer
wants the ballot boxes tn tour election districts
opened and the vote recounted.
Henry S. Griggs, the Democratic onndldate, Is
willing that this should be done. Ho Is also
willing to concede Mr. Klllmer all he claims,
and even then, ho says. It will be seen that he
has been elected by at least thirty votes.
Lots or Lawyers Want to Sne This County an
Dctanir or George Walker, Colored.
Georgo Walker, tho negro who was brought
here from Pittsburg a few days ago by Detective
William Brown on tho mistaken supposition
that bo was the Georgo Walker wantod here for
murder, was discharged from custody yesterday
by Judgo McMuhon In tho General Sessions,
District Attorney Olcott said that a vory
giavo mlsttko had been made, and addod:
"Ihe county ought to pay this man's far
back; It paid his fare here."
" 1 think tbo county would be lucky to get off
ns cheap ns that," remarked Judgo MoManon,
Mr. Olcott naked Walker how It felt to bo ar
rested by mistake, and Walker answerod:
" 1 wob scured to death that New Yorkers
might also bang ma by mistake."
A dozen lawyers gathered about Walker as be
was le'iving the court room, and begged blm to
stay in town and suo the county. Walker said
ho probably would, hut he wanted to go home
to Pittsburg first. He said thero was no hurry
about engaging counsel, Then the lawyers
effaced themselves.
Thanked Ills Judge ror tbe Death Sentence.
Atlanta, Go., Nov, 23. Tom Cyrus, the negro
who, last Juno, murdered bis mistress, who was
omployedns chambermaid by Gov. Atkinson's
wlfo, this morning thanked Judgo Candler
when tho latter passed tbo death sentence on
him, Cyrus was desperntsly Jealous of tbe
woman, and whon bo discovered her talking to
another man he blow her brains out. It Is known
thnt Mrs. Atkinson believes he merits capital
liuiil liiucTir. and It Is hardly probable that the
Giivcruor will interfere with his sentence.
Vntirhaack Will Contest tha 805,000 Verdict.
Mrs. I-'Iorcnco Van Schaack obtainod a verdict
for $115,000 last week against Peter Van
Srhaaik, her father-in-law, for allonatlng the
nlTcutiona of hor husband, lu tho Supreme
Court In Brooklyn yesterday Peter Van
Schaack, the defendant, through counsel,
moved to set aside the verdict and to ba allowed
to como In nnd defend the case In court. Owing
to the fnct that Mrs. Van Schaack and hor
counsel were In Chicago, Justice Smith granted
an adjournment.
" 'iiiiiij mijHi.tiiMiinim.mii Min WUmiifti!ii"lir)r-
at, Clair HrKslnaya Spreen Berars ! WW
ral Clab ar Batmle.
DOFTALO, Nor. 23. Tho Hon. BU Clair Mo
Kolwayot Brooklyn spoke to-night beforo the
Liberal Club hero on " Municipal Methods and
Morals." Ho said, In part:
"Where did you get tho natno Liberal I That
is a dangerous word down Brooklyn way. In
politics It means Mugwumplan. A Mugwump
is a man of so much conscience in politics
that he accords very little, if any, to thoso
who differ from him. His oppononts retal
iate by saying that ho Is n Pharisee.
Tho Pharisoo Is about tho only Scriptural
character who docs duty in politics. Yet so far
as loan make out tho Pharisee was an organ
ization man. He certainly onrolled. Ho always
stood by his order. Ho uphold tho rights of tho
party. I never hoard of tho Pharlsco Joining n
good government club, or of ono that bol tod tho
regular ticket, Tho Pharisee boasted that ho
had always submlttod to campaign assessments
for tho good of tho party.
" Moreover, 'Liberal ' Is a dangerous word In
theology, down Brooklyn way. Tho Liberal
theologians long ago knockod hell out of religion
in order that the liberal or Mugwump states
men might raiso it In politics, with tho vory re
cent result of mnklng a United States Sonator
loso his chance of eternal salvation) Nothing is
moro hazardous than liberalism In theology, ex
cept liberalism In politics.
"Tho people have deliberately arrangod to
have municipal questions considered only In mu
nicipal times. Tho endonvor to force on othor
questions out of their Umo, or beforo thoir timo,
was a negation of tho popular mandate Wo were
all very much excited and called ono another
very hard names, w.illo that endeavor was
put forth. Wo all of us got very red In tho f nco,
and wore too mad to bo suitably ashamed. Ono
may doubt that any political party will aver
again seek to mako tho pcoplo of tho cities
mix unrelated subjocts. Campaigns against tho
. constitutional order will bo rcgardod as energy
ngalnst nature. What Is absurd in charactor
will not be solemnized by calling It politics.
Tho great facts that have been learned Justify
tho confidence that Fomo of the grant facts still
to bo loomed will bo duly ncauircd. And a vast
utd to their ncqulaitlun will bo tho acceptance
of tho principle that municipal questions havo
nothing to do with Statu or national Issues. Let
us call this proposition tho Municipal Principle
"Reflect what a g ln this will bo to clear and
candid thinking. Tell oil In your minds for a
moment some ut tho uxtlllng unil dividing sub
jects which it will exclude from consideration in
inunicitml contests. Only tho questions which
can ba carried to tho City Hall for Rolutlon
or for settlement can bo enrried Into elec
tions for oflUlals, whoso dutlca must bo per
formed tn thoCIty Hall or Its auxiliary buildings,
Sympathotlcitll), the great questions of national
und of Stuto concern will bo better considered
when considered In their proper tlmo and over
tho area which thoy cover. That was a great
municipal victory in New York and a groat vic
tory for the municipal prlnciplo, Botwcen Tam
many und the Citizens' Union was only a differ
enca affecting propositions, of uhlch all were
exclusively local, plus the dlffcrcnco affecting
candidates, of whom nil wcroplodgcd to what I
huvo tcrmod the municipal prlnciplo In its most
inclusive and exclusive sense.
Existing parties aro moro likely to respect a
constitutional mindato and tha public demand
thnn not. They tike to win. and they like to de
serve to win. Thoy know that they can do
neither it thoy longer try to mix Issues
which cannot be mado to concur In tlmo
or to assimilate In quality. Tha feeling
which attaches a man to his party Is
tbe samo as that which attaches him to his
church, to his lodge, to his fratcrnul society,
to tho alumni organization of lila college. There
Is absolutely no non-partisan in the world.
Your political non-partisan will bo a church
partisan. Your church liberal will be u medi
cal partisan, nnd If one bo a partisan in nothing
else, bo stands up for his social or educational
orderugainst all comers. Tho thing to do Is to
exalt and to exploit municipal issues In munic
ipal times, and to call that municipal politics,
'lhat done, let men bo us partisan as
thoy pleuso, if, by so being, human
nature, or. If you plonse, human preju
dices, can bo put to the service of good govern
ment. The mulll-purtisan experiment, now
coming to nn end In Now York city, owes 118
failures to its multl-partlsanshlp. and ItB suc
cesses cither to tho straight partisanship of
somo of Its departments, or to tho fortunnto
discovery of ono or two phenomenal men who
aro absolutely destitute of Bpocinl political pre
possessions. "Tbo number of men definable as Independ
ents In any great community will probably
never bo moro than enough to award success
to ono or tho other of tbo permanent political
parties. Thoy must uso either party ns a
Mall for the back of tbe other when It goes
wrong. Their experiment of forming a party
by themselves has generally resulted In tho
success of tho less desirable of tho two per
manent pirtles, whichever ono that may be
nt tho time. These independents may deem
It to bo their duty to persist In separata party
expression and endeavor, but they must, lu
that caso, abandon for a long time tho ex
pectation of putting thoir principles or thoir
men into power. Nor can thov do that
without becoming themselves atllictcd with
somo of tho evils of existing political parties.
Rings will form within reform. Loaders wilt be
come morally anil spiritually Indlstlncuishnblo
from bosses. Intellectual and social superiority
will tond to make their bosslsm rather moro of
fensive than the crudor kind. Thoro will ba a
mingled insolence and condescension In their at
tltudo or they will be credited with an attitude
of that kind.
"Too many of their leaders propose to givo
correct principles, dcsirablo tone, accurate In
struction, and useful Information to constituen
cies which have nskeil them to give them
nothing and which do not regard themselves as
needy beggars or mendicant seckors. Tho
plain people, whoso wishes are honest, whose
practical Judgment is eane, whoso in
stincts aro Intuitively sound, and whoso dis
criminations are acuto and, on tho whole. Just,
want good government Itself as a present from
nobody, and rather than tako It ub a gift, they
would havo an inferior sort of government.
If only tho Initlutlro of it should bo with
them. Every day of every month of ovory
year tho top Blngularly misunderstands the
bottom In our metropolis, nnd the bottom, which
does understand itself, is now on top. The
greatest compensation, the greatest consolation
and tho greatest ground for hope aro in tho fact
that tho bottom put itBclf on top by deliberately
proclaimed adhesion to what I havo called the
municipal principle to the exclusion of every
"The reform organizations should originate
with the plain people, not aloof from them, to
be offered to them. I muBt confess that my as
sociation with the leaders of reform move
ments In Brooklyn and In New York tonds
to impress mo with tbo fact that, whllo their
ethical equipment Is complete and while their
moral courage Is admirable, they aro somehow
out of personal touch and personal sympathy
with the groat masses the men who have thiir
way, but who mean woll, too. Perhaps this
wanting sonsltdlity. this missing gumption, will
come with time. Every cnmnalgn should give
to us some of it. Not municipal parties, but
municipal politics. Not tbe municipal party,
but the municipal principle should bo our solici
tude and our shibboleth.
Ifew Haven Police Commissioners Resign.
New Haven, Nov. 23. Five of the six Pollco
Commissioners have sent their resignations to
Mayor Farnsworth becauso ho reprimanded
them severely for restoring a patrolman to actlva
servlco after he had bepn put on the resorvo
list on half pay. Friction bad previously ex
isted between tbe Ilvo Commissioners and tho
Mayor. Tha Commissioners who havo resigned
aro: Eugene It. Hubbard, Capt. Lawrenoe
O'Brien, nnd Thomas I, Konney, Democrat b,
nnd Joseph E. Hublmrer nnd Marcus W. Smith,
Republicans. The Commissioner who did not
resign Is Louis M. Uilman. Republlcnn.
What is Catarrh
A Dangerous Disease Affecting
Thousands of People.
Catarrh Is an inflammation of tho mu
cous membranes nucl may nlTcct tho head,
throat, stomach, bowelH. or bladder. But
catarrh In tbo head Is most common, often
coming on so gradually that It haa a firm
hold beforo tho nature of the trouble Is sus
pected. Catarrh Is caused by a cold or suc
cession of colds, combined with Impure
blood. When chronic it In liable to dorulop
Into consumption. It Is therefore
Vory Dnnjterous.
The one true remedy for cntnrrh Is Hood's
Snrsaparllla, becauso by thoroughly purify
ing tho blood Hood's Sarsaparllla strikes nt
the root of the trouble, nnd remove the
scrofulous talntB which cause it. It reaches
tho dellcato passages of I lie mucous mem
brane, soothes and rebuilds tliutlHsues, giv
ing them a tendency to health und ulti
mately curing tho affection.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Is tho best In fact the One True Blood Purifier,
fjoldjiy all druggists. 8jl ; six for IfS.
Hfinfl's Pillc are the only pills to take with
1IUUU & rillb Hoooy. sari-iparilla. 1
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Txrit unia barriet o. to oarrt
XL EVES pa bheso ERS.
Three of the Pnsaengrra Are Women and One
la n filrl or 14 A Cabin Itullt AtnMthlpn A
Plane unit Other Musical Inttrumenta In
lie Taben Along la (leicullr, the Time.
At noon to-day tho brig Harriet O, will snll
from Hobokon for Bt. Michael, Alaska, with
oloven passengers, tho Captain, two mates nnd
a crow of saven mon. Threo of tho uassengors
nro womon nnd one Is a girl of 11 years. Tho
Harriet O, Is tho property of tho Manhattan
Trading and Mining Company, Incorporated
under tho laws of New Jorsoy for tho purpose
of trading and mining In tho Klondike Tho
company will load tho Harriot a. with provi
sions at Sau Franalsoo and will also take pas
sengers for Dawson City, ns It has purchased a
flnt-bottomod steamer to ply between 8t
Michael and Dawson City on tho Yukon. It
will also establish a general store and hotel at
Dawson City.
Thohrlg wos receiving Its last overhauling
yesterday afternoon nt the Krlo Basin lieforo
lielng taken to Hobokcn tor n Btipplv of coal
nnd then bclnr towed outsldo tho llonk to begin
brr long Journov. A cabin has been built amid
ships, for tho aocommodntlon of passengers
from San Francisco to St Mlchncl, twelve of
whom havo already been bonked. In tha main
cabin every provision has been mado for tho
comfort of tho company. A Columbia Univer
sity studont, Lewis v. Burrows of Clovcland,
has found a corner for a plnnn. nnd has sup
plied tho passengers with banjos, mandolins,
gultnrs. zithers nnd violins. Ho ts to nssumo
tho task of teaching them. F. It. Burrows, also
a Columbia student, abrothorof Lewis V. Bur
rows, will Join tbo company at San FrnncUco.
Cnpt. John A. Wavliind'e wife will accom
pany him as a passenger, and tho other passon
gers nro: It. II, Hoag of Ornngo, N. J.; (J. II.
lirube, wlfo and daughter, of Cornwall-on-ltud-son;
William Robinson of Brooklyn, Clnrunco
Clould of New York, Richard lowls of lidlp,
L. I., A. V. Dnollttlo of Stolen Island, nnd Miss
Louise Klausch of 241 Wost Thlrty-ciithtli
street. Now York. Miss Klausch bus received
advices from hor uncle, who has bcon In tho
Klondike for over n year, that sho can make
money In prospecting or ns a Bchool teacher or
Two Schooners Set Oat Tosother from Doston
to Sail Around Cnpe Horn.
Boston, Nov. 23. Two s-hoonors sailed
from Boston to-day for tbo Klondike by way of
Capo Horn, and a raco nil tho way Is looked for.
Tho first to lcavo was tho Nclllo Coleman, Capt.
Ross. Her first stopping placo will be Seattle,
where sho will be Joined by her owner, Albert
E. Clafltn of this city.
About tho time the Coleman wns passing Bos
ton LliJht, outward bound, with all'ealls set, tho
Stowell Sherman, formerly n Provlncetuwn
tlshtng schooner, oast off hor moorings at Long
TVhurf and started for Alusko. Sho carries a
co-operative organization, of which Capt.
Charles Cousins Is President. Tho others on
board tho vessel aro Martin F. Cumbcrt, Ty
ler J. Coburn, E. A. Whall, Thomas Itooso. Wil
fred C. Coburn, Leo Albright, Charles B. Al
bright, Edmund Aubrey Hunt, Albert N. Law
rence. Wllllnm Wnlker, Patrick K. Ward, John
S. Smith. P. S. Yorzn, Charles A. Millor, H.
Allen Bridges, nnd William F. Somes. Both ves
selslarowell provisioned ondeach carrlcs'a steam
launch for use In Alaskan waters.
They dot as Far aa Iloboken, Where They Tfera
Arrested and Ilestored to Their Parents.
The police of Hoboken wero notified by the
police of this city oarly yesterday morning to
look out for four boys who had run away from
their homes to go to tbo Klondike. About 3:30
o'clock yesterday morning Policeman Oebhardt
saw four boys loltorlng about a vacant lot near
the yards of tbo West Shore Railroad. They
wero shivering with the cold. When Oohhardt
questioned them, one of the boys said they were
bound for tho Klondike.
Gebhnrdt took tho runaways to tho Willow
avonuo pollco station, where they said they
wero Jnmes Keating, 15 yenrs old, of 357 West
Sixteenth street; Georgo Haywood. 15 years,
nnd John Hallihan, 15 yenrs, both of 415 West
Seventeenth street, and John Wade, 11 yoars,
of 350 West Fourteenth street, nil of this city.
Later In tho day tho boys told their story to
Recorder McDonougb. Thrir parents were In
court, and they wore discharged.
Bmbenler netsoh tteta tbe Rxeentlra Clam
eney no Expected.
Wasijihotos, Nov. 23. President McKinley
to-day gave occasion to sovornl Federal prison
ers to rejoice on Thanksgiving Day. A full and
unconditional pardon was granted to Justin J.
Hetsch of Kentucky, indicted for embezzling
postal funds. He pleaded guilty May 15 last,
but sentenco was suspended until December, In
order to allow him to apply for executive clem
ency, which has now been oxtonded.
J. E. Young of ArkansiiB. who has scrvod n
sentence of two yenrs nnd paid n flno of $1,000,
haB been restored to the rights of citizenship.
John Tlmmons of Alaskn, who is serving it slx
yo.ir term nt San Oucntln prison, California,
which began June 5, 1805. was pardoned un
conditionally; also Frank W. Griffin of Illinois,
sentenced May 24. 1805, to live years' Imprison
ment In tho State Penitentiary for embezzlement
of national bank funds.
Ba Is Sow Very Well Except for Facial Nen-
Spttial Cable Detpateh to TBS Suv.
London. Nov. 23. Mr. Gladstone arrived In
London from Hawarden nt 3:30 o'clock this
afternoon. The ex-Premior Is looking much
better than wns expected, and. In splto of tho
disagreeable woathor and tho prevalence of a
thick fog, a largo crowd was assembled at tho
station to welcome him and greeted blm with
hearty cheerB.
Mr. Gladstono will start for Cannes on Frldny.
In tho meantime ho will consult physicians In
regard to tho (ontlnuous facial neuralgia from
which ho suffers. Kxcopt for this trouble he
Is In pronounced good health.
Extradition Detaxed Will Ilia Friends Arrange
a Compromise 1
Svtefal CabU Dapatch to Tub Bob.
Paris, Nov. 23. Tho extradition of William
R. Foster, who was arrested at Noullly a short
time ngo upon a charge of stealing $103,000
belonging to the Oratulty Fund of tbe New York
Produce Exchange, has been postponed, proba
bly for tin ee weeks, on account of a technical
Fiotnt relating to the absence of a signature
roni tho papers necessary to bis surrender to
tho American authorities. It Is thought that
this delay In his extradition has been created In
Order to onnblo Foster's friends to nrrango a
compromise In his case.
Wc come to the aid of the
ultra fashionable dressed man
with suits warm enough to
make the coldest day seem but
bracing weather.
High grade English three and
four button, single and double
breasted sack suits of Fancy
Cheviots and Fancy Worsted
Cheviots in newest mixtures,
for $25 & $28.
Please look at the exclusive
olive shade in three and four but
ton suits, some of which have
D. B. vests.
HACKETT, ( Broadway,
TARHART ) Corner 13th,
or CornoiCai.nl,
& LU. J Near Ciiumbera,
g?wfojj e aria rAXBER'a sbamb.
alclda er n San ar Chnrlea St. Cbarnley ar
Chicago, Who Dmbrcilrd s)00,ooo.
MlMVAOKBB, Nov. 23.-llocauso Ills father
had disgraced his namo by absconding with
$00,000 of funds belonging to tho National
Presbytorlan Board of Aid for Colleges nnd
Academies, James Charnley, Jr., of Chicago,
comuiltlodsulcldontthotlotol Pflstcr on Sun
day morning. Ho registered as J. P. Morris of
Madison, went to a room, took morphine, and
shot himself In tho head. On Sunday night his
body was found. To-day ho was identified by
his cousin, Douglas Charnloy, Charnley had
taken precautions to hldo his Identity. Ho had
destroyed his lnnndry marks and nil his papors,
hut a pair of shoes ha had received from his
uncle, J. M. Douglas, contalnod tho latter's
namo, nnd It wns through this cluo that his
relatives wero found.
Douglas Charnloy, tho cousin, said that tho
father of tho doad man was Charles M. Charn
ley, whoso defalcation ns Treasurer of tho Pres
byterian Board of Aid for Colleges and Acad
emies was discovered soon after bis failure last
July In tho coonorngo business In Chicago. Fol
lowing tbo disgrace which his father's nets
brought upon him young Charnley, who wns
slightly over 21 yoars old and single, lost his
place as bookkeeper with a Chicago firm. Ho
took up his resldmco with his cousin at 00 Astor
street and seemod doprossod at tho disgrace and
his lack of occupation. Finally ho received
promise, of a placo as bookkeeper lu Kentucky
nnd was to havo gono there yestordny. Ho let t
tho Charnley home on SUurdsy nftornoon say
ing that ho would tako dinner downtown that
ovenlng. Ho was not soon allvo again by his
relatives. Ho loaves n younger brother, Charlos.
who Is In New York, and a sister who Is at
Smith College.
Arthur slayer Rchllemen ar Raw Tork Kills
nimsetrin a Milwaukee Hospital.
Milwaukee, Nov. 23. Arthur Mayer Schlle
men, aged 37 years, manager of tho New York
branch of tho Berlin Photographlo Company,
committed suicide this morning nt tbe Milwau
kee Hospital by shooting himself In the right
temple. Ho leavos a mother, who resides In
He camo to this city a week ago In tho course
of a buslnoss trip which had oxtonded as far
w-rst ns San Francisco. Ho stopped at tho
Pflstcr Hotel. On the day after his arrival ho
bccimo seriously 111 with tho grip, and last
Friday was removed to the hospital. He was
cry nervous nnd Irritable as u result of his
At 2 o'clock this morning tho nurso found him
nwnko. Ho requestod hor to closo tho door and
tho transom of his room. A short tlmo after
ward sho wont Into tho room again and found
him asleep with tho bedclothes pullod high up
over his head. When sbo entered his room this
morning early sho found that tin had shot him
self. In his right hand he still clasped a revolver.
Death or Albert Tlelchninnna Wire anol Dancn
ter Caused Melancholia.
Albert Rolchmann shot himself In the bath
room of the restdonco of his son, Dr. W. J.
Relcbmann, 171 East 117th street, yesterday
morning, and died an hour later without giving
any reason for killing himself. The dead man
wns n widower, 00 years old, and lived nt 171
East 117th street. He held a good place In an
Importing houso, and was considered prosper
ous. His son Bays thnt he was suffering from mel
ancholia causod by grief at tho death of his
wlfo. Mrs. Relchmann died In 1803, and a year
later their daughter died. Mr. Relchmann
never quite recovered from the death of his
wife and daughter, and was more melancholy
than usual when ho called on his son yesterday.
Presently he went to the bathroom and killed
A Consnmptlve In the Cttr Ilospltnl tinstone
Ilia End with larbollo Acid.
Hugh Mornn, 57 years old, an Inmate of the
City Hospital on Blackwcll's Island, committed
suicide on Monday night by drinking carbollo
acid. Moran was brought to the bosnltal from
his home at 407 West Twenty-sixth street, on
Nov. 18, to be treated for consumption. His
death was only a question of time, and ho
knew it.
Ho resolved to hasten the inevitable, and on
Monday night ho seized a disinfecting Jar full of
carbolic acid nnd swallowod its contents beforo
the nurse could Intcrfore. Ho refused all treat
ment, and died In great agony. His body was
claimed by friends.
nierr Ule ncna On with n Rhetgnn.
NonrotK, Va., Nov. 23. Henry B. Oliver, a
prominent farmer of Nansemond county, com
mitted suicide at his house In Suffolk this morn
ing by blowing his bead off with a shotgun. He
plncod themuzzloof tho weapon under his chin
and fired. He had been on a prolonged spree,
and bad attempted suicide by poison several
weeks ago.
Paris Green After a Lovers' Quarrel.
IlAKTFOtiD. Nov. 23. Margaret C. Dillon, 25
years old, took a dose of Paris green on Sunday
nnd died yesterday morning. Sho had been
keeping company with a young man and an es
trangement occurred last week.
Wind from an Open Window Dlowa a Curtain
Into a tiaa Jet.
There was a slight flro In tho apartments of
Alexander Nones on the fifth floor of tho Hotel
Langham, Fifty-second street nnd Fifth ave
nue, last ovenlng. Tho flro Btartcd in Miss
Nones's room. Mrs. Nones lighted tho gas In
her daughter's room, which Is in tho north
west corner of the building, and left ono of the
windows open. Tho wind blew a curtain into
tho gas flume and It blazed up. Mrs. Nones
told the clov ntor boy, and tho clerk of tho hotel
rang an alarm. Heforo tho engines reached tho
hotel tho bcrvantb had extinguished tho flro.
Many of the guests, thinking tho building
was In danger, descended in the elevators on
tho couth sldo of tho bouse to the ofllco. but
thero was no panic. Tho flro did about 40
O.WTIM nr,
George V. Zundt, formerly a Detectlvo Ser
geant, died at his home, 220 Schcrmcrhorn
stroot. Brooklyn, yesterday, aged 62. He was
attached to tho Brooklyn Dollco force for moro
than a quarter of a century. Ho retired two
years ago. Ho wns also a member of tho Volun
teer Firemen's Association. Two weeks ago ho
was taken ill in tho headquarters in tho base
ment of tho City Hall and was removed to his
homo In nn ambulance. Ho wns successful In
causing tho arrest of Rubensteln, tbo murderer
of Samh Alexander, who subsequently cheated
tho gallows by starving himself to death In
Raymond stroot Jail. Detective Zundt was a
war veteran ond was a member of Itankin Post,
G. A. R. Ho leaves a w Idow and three children.
Harry C. Fisko.a well-known theatrical man
ager, died yosterday nt bis residence In Wash
Ington after along Illness, aged -ID years. Ho
wns anatlvoof Now Brunswick. N. J., and all
his llfo had bon connected with theatrical
matters. Ho rose to bo Treasurer of tho Stand
ard, now tho Manhattan, of New York, and In
li-8l went to Washington to ho manager for J,
W. Albaugh at tho Grand Opera 1'ouse. He
went with Mr. Albaugh to tbo Lafayottc, but
111 h ilth compelled his retirement nt tho closo
of tho opening season, lHtll. Ho had been con
fined to tho houso mure than a year before his
Mrs. Elizabeth A. Shorpe, tho widow of Hore
klah D. Sharpe, died at her home, 23 Garden
place, Itiooklyn, on Monday, ngen 87 years. Sho
wns one of tho original members of the Church
of the Pilgrims. She was also one of tho charter
members of tho Brooklyn Female Academy, now
tho Packer Institute, Sho leaves four children.
William Hrauer, 48 years old, who formeily
lived nt 407 Kossuth street, Union Hill, died on
Monday night In tho Insane asylum at Hniiko
Hill, where ho bad bocn an inmate for over a
year. When tho Guttenhurg race truck was
running Hrauer was a bookmaker and a well
known figure ut the track.
John W. Ilnrttdlcd at his home, 502 Madison
street, Brooklyn, on Sunday, aged (ill. Ho asa
member or tho Society of Old Brunkljnlles. Ho
leaves two daughters, nno of whom Is Mrs.
Henry D, HUcox, the wife of the imstor of the
Fiist Baptist Church in Maiden, Muss.
Georgo J, Ajipold, Prcsldontof Ihe Merchants'
and Miners 'transportation Company of Haiti-more-,
died of heart dlseusu yesterday. He was
one of Baltimore's woilthlent nnd most enter
prising i-ltlfiis. Ho was horn In Baltimore, vus
77 oars old, and loaves threo children.
Charles 11. Whltloek of the Lnwyora' Title and
Triifcl company died nt hU home. 128 houth
Portland avenue, Brooklyn, jostcrdoy, aged 12
years. Ho wus born In this city. He leaves a
it. Joseph Agenor B-irdnux, a life member of
tho Frctiih Sunnto mid Minister of Public In
btruition from 1877 to 1870, died jciterday,
aged b7 ycurs,
Huiu-rvliur Hlolrbrr Kralsns.
Supervisor John A. Slelcherof the Cltu lleroril
resigned jestcrdny. His successor will lw
chosen after competitive examination If ho Is
appointed before Mayor Van Wjck reorganizes
tho classified service, The salary lu $3,000 a
year. ,
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A striking oAVot, ia onr blnok
vicuna thibct for cont nnd vest, and
nn elegant English stripod trouser
ing, ouit to order $20.00. Oar kor
80Y, molton, nnd covert cloth over
coats, out in English box stylo,
liuod with satin yoko nnd wool
body, or all satin, $18.00. Invor- CT
noss, Bilk linod throughout, $25.00. hv
Full dross suit, lined throughout H
with silk, thnt wo guarnntoo will B
wear satisfactorily 3 years, $30.00. V
Wo give you presont and future H
protection! A yonr's guurantoo V
or your monoy bnck ! j
Broadway & 9th St f
i mmmmm tMA
WiWSPZM " Thanks- V
S3PS Riving" and g
W0K4&W " Turkev " 1
lra Are synonymous. K
Sfyifh So aro "Satis- 1
cDx'Tp- faction" and ft
nSDP& "Brill Brothers." 1
JjJJjj No matter what WJ
1 rpA ' C0BS -"" satisfy W,
-. && or refund. W
Overcoats, Kersey, Beaver ,
and Patent Beaver, blue, HI
black, brown, lined through- HI
out with Clay Sorgo or Half Iff
Satin, with Satin Sleeve W'
Lining, made raw edge, dou- $f f H
ble-stltchcd lap seams 1,3 H
Gloves for full dress 9oC 1
Gloves for Street f Q , Si JO 1
Wear VoC & 1.4o 1
Four Stores Closed To-Morrow. !
Open This Evening. Iij
Outfitters to Men. I
rnTTD 279 Broadway, Near Chambers W
rUUK ) 47 Cortlandt, Near Greenwich
STORES. ( ?''s,h -" 14'h,st:
I2Sth Street, Corner 3d Av. wJ
Facts Are Stubborn Things. M
R5j71 Any maD can visit tbo dls- H
J frJH Ullcry ond verify the follow B
VgZk log statements: They pos- nLj
JpSSj scss a complete plant In w
nSrjl every detail, Immense Brain m
iSfl elevators containing strictly (H
jStggjfl highest gTbdo grains; flno Mw
JSS. machinery, part own lnven- jn
ffaMgSaii-yft tlon; finest spring of water W
fffflprjSeflg In the State (without It no K
toUKitMmaJuiYi'iw other houso can compete), H
llOLD CROWl c:ttromo co, cleanliness;
l'i'Sff'ii I no 'ee("nK of cattlo or hogs, K
r $H&M"r: wlth tbe,r lntolorabl I,
0 fiKjjl? -Tl stenches pormeating the air V
& W 'n ll directions. These aro H
"&(Fi7V$Sv some of the reasons why tha
IpJKirkj&Coj I
tf aTr'TiliTiV (Jf js (he best on earth and H
&- -rJ stands without rivals. H
H. B. KIRK & CO., 1
69 Fulton St., also Broadway & 27th St. H
lie Oat Her br Advertutna;. and She ForsooU m
Illm Ihe Xext Day. HI
Prrrsncno, Nov, 23. John Beaver, an elderly ffi
resident of Mount .Savage, Mil., has written to
Superintendent of l'ollco Leslie, asking for tha W
return of his nmrrlago certificate nnd his wlfo'i ft
picture. Vhcnllcavcrrcccntly6cnttlionrtIcIcsb jw
wants hack he said ho had acH ertised for a wife, yfl
had married the llrst applicant, Klizubo'.h Par- 11
sons, at Ciimhcrlanil. Mil., nnd had hcen for- J
saken by bor tho next morning because bs ,
would not give her the Sl.ri,(HM ho had In bank K
and usiign to her his 10,000 llfo Insurance) H
policy. w
"I havo located her In New ork," he writes
to-day, "and am going on thero to get the help I
of tho pollco to Induce her to roturn home." H
flhe Arch. I
Duchess of Aus-
tria, it is said, I
can bold a grown Mi
man in air with r
one hand. Wo
generally do not B
to be athletic to
t decree, but most 8!,
n desire physi- '
strength, power lr
:nergy. m
thin women and w
lout women, aro m
"out of condi- 1
' they both lack B
est sort of physi- H
evelopment. If j
digestive and as- 1
itie functions R
y were perfect, the thin . f
woman would gain flesh ; the stout one A 1
would lose it. This is why Dr. Pierce' 1
Golden Medical Discovery builds up 1
strength in Ixjth stout and thin people. J$fc
It empowers the blood-making organ yfi!
to supply fresh red, highly vitalized blood f (if
which builds up solid, healthy flesh to
the normal standard, hut above thnt point fc,
reduces and carries aw.ty flabby fat. It K
brings you into "condition;" imparts K
nerve force and stamina; rounds out (
sunken faces and meagre forms; smoothes i
away wrinkles; puts color in the cheeks fit'
and sparkle in the eyes. Its nutritive If
p:operties far exceed those of any malt '
extra:t or vile " emulsion." W.
Dr. Pierce'n Common Sense Medical Ad- W
viscr is the most popular medical work in -
the Iiiijrlish language. It contains a thou- K
sane and eight-pages, nnd over three bun-
drcil illustrations. It is a ureat store-house W
of valuable information. A copy strongly ft
paper bound will be sent free on receipt of 1
31 cents in one cent stamps to pay the cost H
of nulling onlv. Address, World's Uis. I
pensary Medical Association, lluffalo, N. Y 1
If a handsome, cloth-bound, stamped bind- ll
nir is perfcrred, send ten cents extra (n f
.cnlb in all) to pay extra cost of this hand. f
o::ie and better binding. "
Stomach and liver trouble with slug- Tl
gisli action of the bowels is overcome k
pfift MiS5!mM,Bnay by Dr Pie"'8 1

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