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H BATCLIFF.K IN THE TOMBS. ' jLLiar. nr. t.Aar, tiij: actoji'a rriFB, ; Tiu.r.s now in: heat itEit. - ft irrmi In llar nrrn stormy lloaeehold, &. with Iffrr, H.llciirT., ntiil OrrnsloniillT " IS stilentp.irUMl IlliiHcr. Iln.bnnit Doing the jd CooLIiik HoIConiinlttrill'eiiillnlheTrlnl. M'Jt IWward J. IdilcllfTc, tho nclor. Is In a cell. IT fJs ws committed to tlio Tomb prison by H Judge NcwIiurRir nt llin closo of tlio dnjr's pro- Pi, ceedlncs In llio Court of (Icneral Sosslons yes- ! terday nftor Ills wife. Alice, who Is Peter De Jjaey'sSInuifliter, linri testified ho had (struck bar, knocked licr clown, and klcVoil her while (ha was In dclknlo health, , Mr. ItntcllfTe. aimmpnnled by her father , and tho nirl who hnd been licr servant, Kate 5. Molloy, arrived In rourt early. The actor's V wife wore a cloio-llttlnir iiowii of black, with a f Telret collar. When sho mrao face to face i With her husband she bit her lips nervously. Taking u sent besldo her father Bho removed i. one of her black clovc.i and proccoded to nr- range tho ostrich plumes In her black hat. ' Assistant District Attorney Lloyd began his p Address to tho Jury by saying that Itatcllffe 'V was a bruin who had abused hls.wlfc on varl- ous occasions. BnM ho: 5 "This Apollo of tho footlights, this ante! of ';. ths matlm'n, appears beforo you to-day, not as i' the hero vim rushes on to dofend a woman ' from tho villain who Is strangling her, but as tli villain who strikes down tlio. woman who ; nn him her love. With his biff, English r bulldog shoes ho kicked her. You nro todo- !0lde whether ho Is to be punished for his acts en- be allotted to go home and boat hla wife trlthout molestation." The actor's wlfo was tho first wtlness. Bhe Bald her nnino was Allco Do Iacy ItatolllTo and that sho wns i!7 years old. Bho made Rat cUffo's n"qualntanco on the street, she said, Charles Dickson having Introduced him to her , la Fifth nvoniio In 189'.'. Bho ran away from s pome and was married to Kutcllffo by a Justlco Of the Poaeo In Hoboken on Aug. '23, 1801. On ' jane 1- of this year she and natcllffe were tiring at 111') Wont Eightieth street. Q. Just tell tho jury what occurred on that J day. A. I was out from 2 o'clock until S t- o'clock, and after I got homo Mr. Itatcllffe came C In. IIo hud been out on hla wheel. Ho started ?. a quarrel about his dinner. ! Q.-And then what did he dot A. He Bunched mo in tho side of tho face at my right W temple. ft, Q. And you fell! A. No, he flung me against tho bronzo candelabrum In the room. P I struck ngalnst tho eldo of my head, cutting f1 two gashes there. Thon I wont out Into tho I' kitchen anil ho followed mo. , Q. What happened then! A. He said, jj& ."Sorrel, enivol," but 1 never noticed him. Then 'S' be said, "Will It hurt you to wait on me and IjjL, pt my dinner!" Then I got the dinner and 'Jg', erred It, tho maid, Kate Mnlloy, helping me. 8& ' Mr. Ratcllllo kept calling nio ilo names while jnV sat at tho tublc. I told him at leabt to respect f, tne peoplo In the flat. J Q. What did ho say to that! A.-He yelled, "What do I care for a lot of fairies!" Then I grot up from tho tablo. He caught hold of me ana trica to make me sit down. I said I would pot stand his abuse; then ho tried to force me Into a chulr, at the samo tlmo striking mo In the face. 'Iho chair fell otcr. 'llio maid was V In the kitchen and came Into tho dining room & loreamlnc and ran belecii uf. My husband &. shouted "Let mo get nt her." Ho cauuht hold ' of mo again und struck mo under tho cliln, ; fcnooklng mo down. When I fell he kicked me. r Then ho grubbed hold of my hair and tried to snook my heud upon tho door. Q. What did you do! A. I yelled "Mur perl Holp!" Thin tho maid screamed. "Oh, Mr. Rntcliffe, for God's sake don't kill her!'1 He said to me, "Oct Into jour room and I will finish you to night." Q. What did you do after that! A.-I went to tho bathroom to wash tho blood from my laoe. liy noso and mouth and c) eg wore bleed ing where ho had torn tho Uesh. In the mean time I had gone to a window on tlin first floor nd called tho janitor's assistant, whom I asked i stay In tho hull. Q. Did ho htuj T A. No, he was a coward, and he did not stay. Moanwhllo Mr. Hatclllto tras dresilng hlmsolf, and finally wont away. Q. Aud "what did you do? A. I went to tho police station In Sixty-eighth street, but tho bolico Serge tnt on duty thcro said that I would bare to go to court for a wurrant. This all hap pened on a Saturday. On the following Wed nesday I went to court and mode allldavlt to the facts. Mrs. Kutcllffo then went on to tell how she had gone to her father's house and how he re fused to ha o nnj thing to do with her. Sho did bot see her father at tho time, she said, but (net her sister at tho door, und her sister told per this. Then she wont to stay with friends In Brooklyn,, remaining there over Sunday and returning to New York on Monday to hunt for li boarding houbc, "But I could not get a boarding place that oar, sho lded, "becauso no ono wanted mo without a husband. Finally they took me In at 304 est beventy-seventh street, and thero I called Dr. I,) mis to attend me, ns my body was blaok and bluo on the thiirtm. back, shoulders. ' nose, arms, and fuie." 'JA.nll,.,,ll?,, Wlls your second child bornl" fked Mr. Llojd. "Was It not Bhortly after "Vcs," answered tho witness, "It was on the let of September following." O, And how did you get the money for your first week s board! A. -I went back to the flat and sold some of tho furniture, filer husband bad gone toChicngo. After that mv ulster helped rae. hen I had finally taken out a war rant for my husband's urrost my father called to see me. . Q- Where was your husband at that time? A. Ho hnd gono to ( hlcago. Q. Did jou want to boo hlml A.- Never. . -;; ou could hu 0 seen him If you hnd w anted tot lou wiro not under nstralntl A. I was pot under rotralnt at any time, but ho sent mo despatches and letters, wlilc h I did not amwer. At t lis point one of tho letters was Intro duced In evidence. In It the actor begged his Yrlfo to sparo their Innocent children the dls praoe of tho criminal charge that might send blra to prison. Mrs. Itntcllffo described some of tho stormy f oqmestlo sionns which had occurred befoto the alleged usbault In Juno. Sho euld that her 1 husband enrnod 12.r a week, but gao her bothlng. When they resided In Larchmont ene pawned her diamonds to pay thotliousehold Sjenses. Onco whilo they had resided at rchmont ho hnd beaten her so that sho had to 1 a doctor. "On that occasion," she said, "I lost a small prist clnsp th.it belonged to ono of my hus band s nciktiiw, mid ho beat ine for losing It. Mr flBBh turned bln:k in spots. I was in such PVn.that Mr. Ilaiillllo went down stairs and MKed tho liousoI.i'eDer to go and look nt me vine hounckicmr crlnl when sho taw my condi tion and aiU hod 1110 to send for a doctor im taealately. H10 herHulf bi ought Dr. Nelson. On another oicaolon. after I hnd begun pro OMdlogsfordlwmc.'.Mr. Ratcllire called to o to and thiow 11 kIuhs vnw) nt me In the prcs oaoo of one of iny friends." And you forgniu him several times and raado up with biinl" Bald Mr. Moid. les, nnd 01110 after 11 reconciliation he 11!? w ioma ia" 1,'Q",,(1 "'"' r tho breakfast table at iny head Iwcuiiru they wero not cooked tosult him. Another ttinu ho beat my pet dog, "AenT!. l"k "lu dogs pan he tieiit lue." . S- .' V'"! CWT i"10w Xlr- Dslclllfo to beat a man! A. .Sewi. j, 'J.0.""'''""" Ill" beating to women and flogs, did ho notl A. And horses. f.S,1S8.v'?Wi,"IrKrr or'''d the iicstlon nnd swer flrU km from tho record. Then Mr. 71? "V .,"! rriws-exaiiilnaHon. Mrs. itclillo f.ild that hho luul met the nctor on street iiiiioiiwiitluiially when bho was only years old. ' Wairro)ii!uof,!;oo(ht.!otye.tt "mMa Blr" A-J faMUl!;, "a".".0'" on yo,, Rt your f,iTAnd !'". "ro, li'ttera to him and met Wm 1 by appulnttni-nt an ay from tlio bousel A. w?b?"" '"c"'ifs lifted off and on for two m?'i.?"i,!,l,l!',r."(")" tnlkeil with yim about K5'.JtaL"7r' ,l!' !' n'"' "n1 n'ked you to K5 off sour relation llh him a hU sweet. TreVyo0u,mrV.'V"lrlftt'nB nn lopc,,,c,u' --$ V!Tr',' ,,i'1 "" "eet Mr. Itatcllffe after jou decided to run nway wlih him und Jet vmSSS' AtTfnl.irMtrcetmulK5ufSi ..T1"1. "1,lcro i1!11 Jmi g fter tho ceremony damIotT 'r"U''" A' l' lh0 Ncw A'"","r Q. Do you reinember that your husband once jeproved jou for drinking a'ereine do "ncnthe WUi a atriuiTo imiii 11 Ho cafft of u I old St Jvarchmonll A. No. Ho objoiled to 11 y tulk- . ,iJ:-who .,,as ""it man I A.--I had only met Mjnoncojh nniiiii wna Hill or Hull. Sr"ii ri. '' ' "'" 'ofed an apoloiry from Hill hlr ' " "' A,Uo '"'d "" Wutf to -JkJ2,ti","' ''"B'land tell you why ho did not Jrish you to know that maul A.- I be'.levo ho .n?&iJlatc",r"''i,?ul,t for 'Horcc, which re ultedln a recoucll -iilou, w (b then picked to faleooi. Mrs. Itutcllllu tuld that after the kvoooolllatlon she went away from tho court- G?i7ltauer riU!,bani1 "H"1 liur father dis wnwo' her for going back to Itatcllffe, y. on the day thattrou say your husband fctMultedou, didn't jou tell him that jou. hid an appointment to lunch with year sister and could not get hli dinner ready I A, No. Q.-Dldn't you go to lunch .with your sister that dayl A. Yes. Q. He went ofl on hli bicycle and got the Sunday moalf A. Yes. O. And when he returned thero was nobody at the house to recotvo hlml A. I don't know, Q. It was a very warm day, wasn't ltl A, cs. O. And when jrou camo back homo at 5 o clock didn't ho tell you that hu had brought homo some fish and nnd left it In tho dumb waiter) A. Tho llsh had not arrived at that tlmo. O.-DIdn't ho tell you that It wns ruined on account of lying thero so longl "A. No. Ho thought It did not come.ibut ho afterward said that ho found It on tho'datnb wnltor. Q. And when he camo homo on his bike he Bpoko to youl A. Ho hollered nt roe. 0. What aboull A. -Ho asked me If ho didn't have a servant. Then ho began cursing about the fish not being taken from tho dumb waiter, nnd said that he had a mind to brain mo. I defied him, nnd ho smashed me In the head with bis closed fist. I fell against tbo chandelier on tho wall. My head was cut in two places. The blow was so hoavy that It bint the chandelier. 4. What did jou do then! A. I went into the kitchen nnd ho took a bath. Q. After taking a linth did ho come out and ask you to halo n drink! A. Yes. O, You wcro in the habit of having cook tails togcthor! A. Yes. 0. And did ho ask jou to have a cocktail at that timet A. Yos, but 1 said no. Q. -Hut you did havo a bottla of beer before dinner! A. Yes. 0.- What did you havo for dinner that day! A.- Slew. O. Who cooked itt A. Mr. Itatellffe. Q.-And Isn't Ittruo that he went down into the kitchen and spent the dnv cooking tho stewt A. No. He put tho stew on to cook and then went out on his blcvcio. Q. Well, when tho Btcw wns cooked did ho nsk you to servo tho dinner! A. Yes. 0. What did j 011 dol A. I wont out to serve it. but ho told our child Virginia not to go near tne at the tablo; that I was no good. 'J hen ha took tho child up on his knoe and con tinued to nliiiso me. I got up and started to leue the room. Ho got up nnd demanded thnt 1'sltdown. Ho pushed mo down Into the chair nnd struek'me n hlow on tho noso. I got up and ho hit mo another blow, knocking mo down. Be foro I could riso to my feet this tlmo ho held my hair nnd tried to knock my head on the floor. Then ho kicked me and stamped mo on tho stomach. When Judge Newburgor adjourned the case until to day Itatcllffe picked up his overcoat and cano and adjusting his eye glasses on his nose, shook hands with two or three frlonds who stepped forward to greet him. He wns preparing to leavo the courtroom, as usual, bo Ing out on ball. One of the newspaper report ers Informed him that Court Clerk Hall was making out a commitment, as Judge New burger had decided to send htm to the Tombs. The actor's face becamo white He said that he did not believe It A minute later his coun sel was called up to the Judge's desk. Then Olerk Hall handed tho commitment papers to one of the oourt officers, who steeped from bo hind the railing and placing bis hand upon the actor's shoulder, said: lllDdUUKO 1IIU UUUlUllllOU JOU, IU1U 1 ID compelled to turn you over to the custody of tho Sheriff." Deputy Sheriff Kelly tapped Ratcllffe on the shoulder, telling tho actor to follow him into the prison Don. One of the men in tho courtroom turned to Poter De Lacy and said: "I suppose you nro glad to see that fellow go back behind prison bars." Do Lacy answered, "1 was never glad to see any man put behind prison bars." After being taken across tho Bridge of Sighs Ratcllffe was escorted Into tho office of the Tombs prison. Here his umbrella was taken (iway from him, together with a knife and a bunch of keys. Ho was permitted to converse with his counsel for half an hour In the prison counsel room. Then ho was led back to a cell In Tier 4 and locked up. tjjjs jtrr. jutt, noirMLZ, ox xniAT., Cnarced bj nit TV I re with assaulting amd Choking Her. Port Jervis, N. Y., Dec. 14. The trial of the Hev. David T. Howell, rector of St, John's Epis copal Church, Montlcello, who Is charged by his wife with having chokod and assaulted hor In tbo rectory on Dec. 2, took place in Montlcello to-day bofore Justice McMUlen nnd a Jury. Ex-Judge Thornton appeared for the prosecu tion and M. H. Couch for tho dofendant, Mrs. Howell testified that sho objected to her husband feeding tho cat In the dining room. Angry words followed, when he finally selzod her nnd trlod to eject her from the room. In doing so he choked her, bruising ber nock and arm. Nora Knlffen. a servant, confirmed Mrs. now ell's story of the quarrel and testified to having seen bruises on her neck and arms. Sirs. Robert Bradley and Miss Hattle Qeraghty, neighbors, to whom Mrs, Howell went after escaping from the rectory, confirmed the servant's statement. Mr. Howell took the stand In his own behalf. no Bwore that he and his wife had lived unhap pily for some tlmo. She was Jealous and sullen. They had occupied beparate apartments end eaten at separate tables for two yeirs. Ho gave his version of tho quarrel about the cat, and denied the assault, saying he merely picked her up in his arms end carried her from tho room. He said his wife bad joined the malcontents In his church and refused to boar him preach, and had told others ho was a liar and hypocrite. She had run him in debt, and he had notified mer chants not to trust her. In rebuttal Mrs. Howell swore that her hus band hnd not provided her with sufficient food and clothing for herself and three small boys and had refused to furnish moner for medicine when one of them was 111; that ho had tried to have her sign separation papers a year ago and to give her a monthly allowance of $50. which sho refused. The cuse went to the Jury this evening, but at a late hour there was no agreement. This afternoon Mrs. Howell, through her at torney, served papers on Mrs. Jennie L. Greene, a member of Mr. Howell's congregation. In a suit for damages for alienating hor husband's affections. Mrs. Greene Is a daughter of Thornton A. Nlven, a lawyer, who served Sullivan county in the Assembly a few years ago. GETS a. niroiior. otr APVJSAZ. Mrs. Davis or Kentucky Freed rrona Uir II u a. band: by the Highest Court. Ftunkfort. Ky.. Dec. 14. The Court of Ap peals to-day decided that Mrs. Davis of Wood, ford county should have had n divorce when Judge Cantrell refused to give her one last Bprlng. Mrs. Davis is the wife of Dr. Davis, eont to the penitentiary for life five or six yoars ago for aiding and abetting his raotbor-In-law In the murder of his father-in-law for 910,000 Insurance money. When his wlfo asked for a dltorce It wns said that the refusal stopped her preparations to marry a distinguished Ken tucklan. Tho Court. In reversing the case In an opinion by Judge Harelrlgg, says that tho statute of limitation of five years applying to the statu tory grounds of divorce does not apply to tho ground for divorce of conviction for a felony In this State, and an action may be maintained as long as the Judgment of conviction is In force and as long as the felon Is in prison. Itleetrleal Appliance Makers' Strike Over. The Btrlko of the electrical appliance makers nt the shops of the Western Electric Company, 47 Ilethuno street, wns settled yesterdny. The Executive Committoe of the union hnd a con ference first with representative of the com Imiit and reached an agreement which was later rut lied by the strikers. Concessions wero made on both sides. Christmas Presents Tor the Union's IVMowa. In accordance with a rule established some years ago, the widows of deceased members of Iho Plain nnd Ornamental Operative Plasterers' Society who have not remarried, will each re. !;el,,.0.S,hrl,,',, Present of 25. The union has 2.200 members n g.iod stsndlng, ond is not attached to any nullon.il organization. PrUters' Strike Postponed a Day. The strike of the printers In book and Job offices, which wasjset down for to-day, has been postponed until to-morrow, ponding a possible agreement between representatives of thoTiim thotio and of Typographical Union No. 11. Com nilileos lenreaentlng IkiIIi side met at the Downing building on Kulton street Inst evening nnd reached this determination. In cold weather AVe need hent. Tlio blood must be "Warm, rich and pure. Hood's Sarsapnrilla Keeps the blood In perfect order, Sendiug it, in a Nourishing stream, To every organ. BONAI TELLS HIS STORY. BATS WBBKH TIMID XHJS SHOT THAT KILLKD rAJtMB.lt KlCItOLB. Admits Thst He lias Hnd a Inr Criminal Cararr-lrst stele Because Ha tTas Han (rrTke Weeks Pamllr Urged Him en In Crime Ills Version of the Iflchela Trnsedy. IlniDOEi-oRT, Conn., Deo. 14. Charles Bona), now on trial for the murder of George Marcus Nichols, went on the witness stand to-day In his own defence and told the story ot his Ufa He charged David Weeks with firing the shot that killed Nichols. IIo blamed the Weeks family for his transgressions, and said they urged him to lead a Hfo of crime, and that his wife wanted htm to get more money In some WBy before thoy could wed. The Stato closed a short time after court opened this morning. Tho first witness called by Attorney Lynch for tho dofonce was Donal. Ha was nervous at first, but soon recovered, and told tbo story of his crimes with apparent unconcern. When court adjourned this after noon State's Attornoy Fessenden had Just start ed tho cross-examination. Uonai mode a de cided impression on the spectators. Borne of the women present expressed a desire to talk with him, but Sheriff Hawley foroade It. Bo pal's story was: "I was born In Great Darrlngton, Mass., on April 2. 1801. I ran nwny from home when I was 14 years of age on nocount ot the brutality of my father. I went to Poughkoepsle, N. Y and was thrown upon my own resources. Hav ing no money or frlonds, I was tempted to steal bomo oranges from In front of a grocery store because I was hungry. I was caught and was sent to the Houso of Refuge on Randall's Isl and, N. Y. I stayed there twenty-three months nnd was then bound out to a farmer In South oil. I only stayed thero four months." Sonal then told ot going from place to place and said: "I irent to North Canaan to work for a cousin who promised me $10 a month. At the end of four months I could not get any money from him, bo I thought I would pay myself. I stole fG5 from him and wont to Brooklyn. I was arrested thoro tho day ot my mother's funeral and taken back to North Canaan and from thero to Litchfield, where I was tried and sen tenced to Wetborsllcld Stato prison for one year and six months. Thla was In April, 1884. I was released from prison tho day before Gen. llrant'a funeral anil wont back to Brooklyn; from there to Chatham, N. Y. While in Chat ham I met u crowd of pocplo who wcro Inclined to bo crooked. I drank with them and was invited to their houso. I beenme hotter no ntl&intcd with them, nnd flnallr. wlilln under the lnllumico of liquor, -obbed the man for whom I worked ot oats nnd other feed. The gang with whom 1 was associating hod horses and cow ft. Ono of the gnng'Jielped me In the rob bery. Thnt was In lb 37. und soon after I was accused of every crime that had happened within n radius of forty miles. I had been there but n year when I was arrested and sentenced for cloven years and four months to Danucmora prison, having pleaded irullty to ono charge of robbory and ono of burglary. "1 wns in Dannemora Prison until Oct, 12, 1805. Whilo In prison I worked In a shop first, and later became ball man. A brass band was formed, and I was leader and Instructor of that, and also assistant librarian. The library was I not established until after I had been In prison bomo time. Up to that tlmo I had been at school a llttlo In Bridgeport. While in prison I took every opportunity to educate mysolf, and was aided by the Hor. Harrison W. Gcorgo. a clergyman who (sited tho prison. It was thero that I first becamo desirous of fitting for missionary service. I inado a special utudy of tho Bible for this tiurposo, and tho Bible I used Is marked with marginal references. My wlfo has that Bible now or, at least, Bho ought to have It. My father died while 1 was In prison. When 1 cams out tlio homo was broken up, so I wont to my brother's In Brook lyn, but only stayed there a fow days. "It was then I UrBt came to Huntington. That was tho first time I had seen Maggie since we were children. I stayed in Brooklyn during Jnnuary. nnd then went to Salisbury, Conn. I hnd tried to got a living in Brooklyn as a mem ber of an orchestra, but could not earn enough to pay my board. At Salisbury I workod for Jeremiah Bushnell, and gnve an assumed name, because I was arrested a fow years pre viously In Canaan. I was known as Charles Mason. I afterward went to Huntington and stayed there until May 6, 181111. At that time I told tho members of the Weeks house hold that I intended to become a missionary. "Mrs. Bassott, my cousin, urired mo to return to tho old life of a crook. She and Dnvo and Johh Weeks wantod mo to resume stealing. John asked mo to go atcallng turkeys at Brlnn mado's with him, nnd I told his mother about It. Sho replied, 'If you can't Bteal Bomothlng worth having, don't go at all.' Maggie was the only ono who did not urgo me to Bteal. At that time sno encouraged mo to go ahead and lead an upright and Christian Hfo. Wo used to talk about my prospects as a missionary. Sho nskud me to explain certain passages in tho Bible, which I did to the best of my ability." " as it your determination to become a mis sionary!" Mr. Lynch asked. "It certainly was." "At thnt time my young brother was working at Benjamin Hurd's In Monroe, nnd for two months I worked about, eometlmcsat William Hallctt'sand at others at Cliff Bassett's. I stayed nt Mr, Bassett's nnd helped her. Her Bciond husband had just died. My mother-in-law used to talk about the days when 1 wns steal ing and urgid me to continue It. Sbo snld I al ways bad plenty of money then nnd wns con btnntly referring to my old Hfo. Tho day I went uwny. May 0. J SOB. Bho said Bho wibhod I would go out nnd mnko a good raise nnd send her $100 to.poy hor husband's funeral expenses. Davo asked mo to'go to rob.plaicswhcro ho had w orked. "I went from there to Albnnr, N. Y., nnd then to Richmond, Mas",, where I mot the Itov. T. C. Luco. Whilo In prison 1 had correspond ed with Mrs. Mary B. Scllcck of Cntsklll. N. ., about entering a missionary school, und I went to s.eo hor albo about thnt tlmo. Mr. Luco helped me for four months. At this time I wroto to Hevcral missionary training schools, explaining to them what my past Hfo had lioen. Among them wero the Sprlngflold school, ono lu Boston, and tho Moody Institute at Chlcugo. "After leaving Mr. Luce's I went back to tatskill and then canvassed about tho (nun try. I went to Huntington again in October, lbUfl, but only stnyed a short tlmo. Then I went out canvassing. While away I corre sponded with Maggie I came back in about a month for a few days. I Anally returnod to Btny, In December. At that tlmo Mogglo told mo that If I did not make some money we could not bo married. While In Huntington In No vember I oxplalncd to iny wlfo that I had not been Biictosslul as a canwisser. My wlfo told me that If I vua not more Hiiccoisful as a can vnjsor I would havo to resmuo poaching again if I expected to get married In Juno. I yielded to her und her mother, nnd went oier Into DutchcM counly, N. Y., nnd committed a bur glary there. I ulso robbed a family In Fulton. hen I camo buik I told Mrs, llassett and Sirs. Bonal nhat I bad dona, nnd that I was going to go Into legitimate business. "During this tlmo my mother-in-law wanted ine to resume 'grafting as sho called It, Buying thnt thero was mora money in it than in the missionary service or In canvassing. My wlfo called it poaching. Dno said he had worked for n man named Deacon Bofford In Hatter town. Hu camo to Brldgoport once a woek finrl lIBIIf.lltf lldl ...n.ini In tl.k limine TT ...... ..w.,..,. ..hu ...ui.tj ,Q ... t.U1.0V. ,w Mooted mo to rob him. Ho wanted rae to rob men named Gregory, Hamilton ard Nichols, all of whom ho had worked for. Wo afterward robbed Mr. Nichols In Nichols. "Wo went to Botsford to rob a man whom Date workod for, but wore (Uncovered and gave it up. Wo went to another place In Botsford to rob, but uno that up. We stopped at a house owned by a man named Tuttlc. I bought some eggnnn whilo I was doing It Dave went Into Jio hiin roost. Tut tin followed mi out nd Davo ami ho hail some words. Both drew rovolvors ami Tuttle shot nnio nt Dave. Ihnollrod back four timet and shot the woman, Mrs. Booth. I told him then that thcro was uu occasion for that shunting." "In nil jour experience had you ever fired a 6bot lit any ono or over harmed a hair of any ono it head' "No, sir," Bonal responded emphatically. Bonal rontinuid: "Wo then went homo nnd were In hiding a tow daj-B. Sirs, llassett. Mnggln and Johnny knew wo wcro there, nnd Mrs. Bonal brought us tho papers eviry day. We afterward went out to Northeast to rob n man named Bull. o got $1 1 from him. We went next to Co lumbia luunty, N. Y whero woioinmlttod ono burglar)-. Then we cuuiuilttcd unother lu Dutchess roumy. We only go! a few dollnra. Dao said ho was sick of thnt kind of irrufting and ho know better places near homo. We then came home and robbed John B. Nichols. Wo gottfTiOO. I).io was In tho hospital lust spring In Hartford and I got him out, pajlug rll bis bills oxcept tho houpltul bills. "Wo went from Mr. Nichols's house direct to New lluvcn and then to New York. The buigliry wax on J'rlriar night and I came back from Now ork on Saturday night. I had tr.'J4t. I gae Mrs. llassett S10, paid two months' rent and gave iny wife 840. 1 told them where I got It and all about the robbeiy, 1 hen I went to Now York und up to lllchmond, Muss. Diiic was In Northeast during this tlmo, "Wo tied Miss Nlehols when wo robbed the house nt Nichols's farm. Wo did not attempt to harm her or her father. That was the llrst time I had ever tlod nny one. After tho wed ding I went to Jersey City with my wife. On tho trip up In Now York Stato In July we did not do any Job. We lamo buck homo about tho middle of July and lay concealed in iny wife's room. Wo did not go out In the daytlmu. U o cumo back with tho lnteutlou of robblug someone." i "Who selected George M, Nichols's plucet" John Weeks told Dave of that." "We went over to Mr. Nlohols's early ono night , but the lights wero all out, and, as we did not knoTrfcAw nunr fieople vrero In tho house, we went back home. We kept out of sight o old man.Oolo and Willie. My wlfo and Mrs. Bsssett brought us our food and know our plans, On Monday before the burglary wo said good-bv to Grandpa Cole, saying wo wero go ing to Now York. Wo went oyer in the WOods and stayed until old man Cole and Willie went out. Then my wife came and told us, arid wo went back Id tho house nnd ooncealed our selves. That night we went to the Nichols house and came back about 11. My wife lot us In. Sho said t 'It don't take you folks long to do Job.' "We told her it filled. We stnyed conceded ontll the next night, when wo started for George M. Niohols'i. John Weeks wont ahead to eeo that tho coast was clear, that no ono would see ns leave tho house. Tho neighbors supposed we had gono away. At tho Chostnut tree John said, 'Good-by. I hopo you'll have good luck. "When we got there the lights wero out, so wo decldod to stay In the bam tho next day and toko observations. At night wo came out nnd, looking In the window, saw nn elderly man and his sister. Wo went back into tho bam until midnight. Then wo camo out nnd forced nn entrance to tho cellar. 1 tried to get up stairs and could not. Dnvo stayed outside and I 'brought out two bottles of cldor, which we drank. Davo told mo tho pantry window was open, and I cut out the mosquito netting. "Then wo climbed in nnd lighted a lamp. Wo ato somo Mo and drank cldor then. Boon after I heard Mr. Nichols say to bis sister that there must be somo ono In tho house. I hoard Miss Nichols Bay, 'Got up, Marcus, and get your gun.' Then wo went out to the shed. Mr. Nichols camo out with tlio lantern. Whon he went back wo went around to the south door. 1 said to Dare, 'I wonder if he did have a gun.' nVo broke the door In. It was understood that there was to be no shooting done. I cau tioned Dave about that on account of ths shoot ing he did in Botsfonl. The door gave wuy easily, and wo landed Into the room. I was a little to the left ot Dave. We wont part way up to tho table." Bonal was standing at this time. Illustrating how they burst In. Ho asked for the photo graph of tho dining room that ho might bettor point out the situation. Ho did not recognize the photograph. Ho added: "Davo followod me, coming to the right. no wns near tne sofa, Mr. Nichols oxclatmod, 'Get out of here.' We hollered, 'Throw up your hands.' Mr. Nichols came toward mo nnd, swinging tho lantern, struck me. My revolvor droppod to the floor. Dave flrod ns tho lantern 'andod on my head, nnd a second shot followed." "Did you Are either of theso shots!" "No." "Did you Are a shot that nlghtt" "I did notv; ititooKi.rx zAirmns dine. The Ktev. fr Dohrendo Oonminli en Justlco Patterson's View of the nnr. Tho annual reunion of tho Brooklyn Bar Association took placo last night at the Pouch Gallery, 349 Clinton avenue, Brooklyn. District Attorney-elect Jontab. T. Marcnn pro sided, and among those present wero Surrogato Abbott, Corporation Counsel Burr, Assistant Corporation Counsel Cooke, Murnt Halstoad, and Supreme Court Justices Bartlott, Brown, Cullen, Dickey, Dykman, Goodrich, Garrctson, Maddox, and Van Wyck. The Rev. A. .J F. Behrends. responding to tho toast "Tho Clergy." said in part: "I noticed In a morning paper to-day that Justlco Patterson of New York, In addressing a meeting of lawyers last night, said that out of the 70,000 members of the bar horeabouts there wero only two or throo great lawyers. Ho said, furthermore, that the really great lawyer is disappearing, nnd I am inclined to think that, despite the sweeping nature of his assertion, thero must he somo Are whore thero is so much smoke. This degeneracy of which Justlco Patterson spoke la not charac teristic of ono profession, but of ell Frofesslons, and even extends to lnbor and he trades. Men enter the various avenues of trade for the purpose of making n living. They have no higher ambitions, nnd tho natural re sult Is that they become tbo slaves of routlno Instead of tho masters of their professions." Other speakers woro St. Clulr McKelwoy, Dr. Alexander Hutchlns, and James McICcen. Annnat Bleetlns; or the Tree Planting Associa tion. The annual meeting of the Tree Planting As sociation of New York, of which Mayor Strong Is Prosldont, was hold yesterday In the Wool Ex change building. Col. John Y. Culver, n lnnd bcodo architect, was made Secretary in the placo of thelatoW. A. Stiles, nnd all the other ofllccrn were re-elected. The yearly report of tho as- . soclatlon was n comprehenslio brlof on tho necessity for Intelligent tree cultivation. JFIItE IX DOVISH CASTLE. The nistorlo Portress. Tor a IVnlle. Was In Dancer or Complete Destruction. Sptcial Cablt Despatch to Toe Sun. Dover, England, Dec. 14. Fire was discov ered this morning within the precincts of Dover Castle. A strong wind was blowing, and for some time tho efforts of tho entire garrison to prevent the flames from spreading wero fruit less. The officers' quarters were gutted, nnd another block ot buildings, 100 yards in extent, was de stroyed. For somo time it looked as though tho whole castle would be destroyed. The flrst fortress of the kingdom contained only ono Are engine, and It was nearly an hour beforo others arrived. Then it was found that there were only two hydrants available, and It was necessary to resor( to the primitive method of passing water there's Bunh a lot said nowadays, but how much beara tho light of truth V Exaggeration's the Btumbling-blook of business. We avoid it porBiBtpntly. Avoid it in statements of values, of mate rials used, of satisfaction given and whon tho man comes along who "can't see it" wo refund his money. Overcoats Fashionable dressers are wearing black and Oxford Winter weight, ribbed vicunas. Wo have them with fancy wor sted linings, Sklnnor'B satin yokes nnd sleere linings (two seasons' guarantee), hand corded edges, wide doublo stitched lap seanib, Lyons silk velvet col- $ 1 8,(J0 Umbrellas Sllklne," steel rod, paragon frames and automatto cap cup, QRr at , .'tJi. Outfitters to Men. PnriD I 2'9Broadway,Near Chambers rUUll 47 Corllaodt.Near Greenwich STORES, ( $-'?m " a IZoiu Street, corner 2d Ay. ' "J"' LUL" 'Uijjji ' j EXTERMINATING CUBANS. AtlOVT JTAZP TUB rOFVRATIOX HAS jvoir DisArrEAitED, Appalling atntlstloa Collected by th nisnoD or Havana Lanallcs Btarvlnir la n, Ha vana Asylum Cuba la n Hell nnd Matters Are Crowing Worn Under f.rn, nianco. IUvana, Dec, 12. Tho Bishop of Havana, his Excollency Don Manuel Santandcr y 1'rutos, Is gathering all theauthorltatlvo reports of deaths In Cuba for tho past year. The priests ot all tho parlthos report to him the number of persons who havo died In tholr districts from famine, epidemics or war. Tho Archbishop of Santiago do Cuba is collecting similar statistics at tho re quest of the Bishop of Havana, and up to this tlmo, according to trustworthy Information, thoy havo found that 000,000 persons have died in Cuba In this short time. It Is to be observed that the largest estimate of tho population of this Island beforo the war was 1,000,000. It Is also to bo considered that the deaths registered In the parlsbos aro those only of persons burled according to law and tbo reg ulations of tho Cothollo Church. The paclflcos assassinated by the Spanish troops, tho Spanish and Cuban soldiers killed In battle, the thou sands who havo died in tho country of small pox, dysentory, beri-berl, ond starvation are not included. With this groat mortality not included In the starvation statistics, nnd with tho 100,000 persons who have emigrated from the Island, It will be seen that the Bishop's sta tistics confirm the estlmato thnt 800,000 per sons have died or loft Cuba which was made by Tun Sun's correspondent about two months ago. Still mors appalling Is the fact, which mutt command tho attention of tho whole civilized world, that tbo situation has not In tbo least improved under Captain-General Blanco, but, on the contrary. Is growing worse. It Isadlro fact thnt In tbo Insane asylum of Havana, called hero Mnzarra, an institution maintained by the Government, tho poor Inmates are actually dying of hunger. Within sight of this capital. In tho neighboring townot Managua, the condi tion of affnlis Is really horrible. Tho Viarto de la Marina, a Spanish Reformist nowBpaper, In terested now In supporting Captain-General Blanco, describes the situation there as follows: "Thero Is not a slnglo physician In the town nnd tho peoplo nro dying without treatment. What is e-allcd the rone of cultivation Is a myth. Nothing of tho kind eilsts. The conccntrados, without any Implements, cannot till the ground, and henco tho awful mortality from starvation. Thero are no sanitary regulations. Slnco Juno not n particle of mcdiclno has been given to the Blck. Notwithstanding all tho orders of tho Government to feed tho conccntrados, not a ploco of broad has boen given to them nnd thoy dloof hunger as they did in tho days of Wcyler. Tho schoolmasters arc twentj--tbree monthi in arrears in their meagre salary accounts. This is also the caso with tho municipal police, and a largo sum of money is duo by tho Government to the only drugglBt In tho town. Not tho least of fort Is made to change this stato of affairs." Tho samo condition of things exists In all tho cltlosnnd principnl towns of the Island. The Sc.n'b correspondent has letters from Plnar del nio, Matanzas, Clcnf uegos, Santa Clara, Sanctl Splrltus, Puerto Prlnclpo, and Santiago do Cuba in which thosarao gloomy details are given of tho extermination of tho Cuban peoplo. Gen. Blanco has only changod things on paper. Now, as when Woylcr was here, Cuba Is a boll. Tho ex-floi-tlng dock Is Btlll beneath the waters of the bay of Havana, and the longer It Is submerged, according to tho naval experts, tho more dlfll cult It will bo to mate it float again. Tho mud In tho bay and tho Band brought by tho river from Casa nianca la filling tho dock, making It heavlor, nnd thoy will Anally anchor It fast to tho bottom of the bay. People here Bay that tho dock was purposely sunk becauso It was good for nothing, and half of tho money npproprlatcd for It by tho Government was stolen by some of the agents. buckets along a line of soldiers. By this means the flames were eventually subdued. Tho Daily ,Veu-a demands that nn Inquiry be madolnto tho fire as searching as that made Into tho recent great fire In Crlpplegnte. Tho pnpor asks whero tho mischief would havo stopped if tho fortress had been under an enemy's guns. Dover Castle was founded by the Romans on tbo heights above tholr town of Dubrae. Tho remains of their lighthouses nro still to be eecn nnd tho Church of St. Mary within the fortlll eatlon is a specimen of Itoman-British arehltocture. The castle nas enlarged is DOVER CASTLE. I and strengthened by tho Saxons and Normans, nnd to this day has boen kept In repair iibh fortress. The castle walls inclose an area of thirty-lire aires. 1 ort Burgoyne. tho chief ndditlon of modern times, eommnnds Ihe ap proaches from Iho northwest. Tho keop wns built by Henry II., nnd Its walls nro nlnotytw a feet high und twenty-three feet thick. It Is now used as a magazine und Is considered bomb proof. Hiehnri I. started on his crusado from the castle, and horo King btenhen died. t Rugby Patent leather, Double Sole, Lace or button. An instant hiioccsh. Uvery dressy man likes tlio patent leather. Uvery careful mmi likes tlio double hole. Every walker likes tlio extension edtfe. Everybody likes the uiiiier design." Tho first lot went bo quickly that vre had to stop tho S'de. Plenty onco nioro. Bettor if possible than before. Tho grandest ?5 worth wo know in bhoes, French, Shriner & Urner, 152, lt!0!t, linn Ilroinlwny. UltUUHI.l sot A. sou miton St. rillLAUULI'lII 1-73M turaluut St. . . ... Flint's Fine Furniture, SHIRVAN RUGS, Averayliiu .' m S ft., choice for $10.75. 45 Went 23d fit, I ZATORRX'H SRVTAK DEOJtEK era It Is la the Ordinal Simnlah rr Tans Mho Dispute The Son's Translation. The decree of Don Agustln Latorro y rtlras, military commander of the city of Nuerltos. Puerto Principe, Cuba, translated from ths Spanish by our correspondent In Havana and published on last 'Monday In Tun 8oh. was printed as an official document In La Lucna, Havana, on Dec 0, 1807. Here Is tho Spanish original as printed In La iAicha, page S, column 7: "ElComandanto Mllltar de Nuerltos coman danto don Agustln Latorro y IHrss: "Artlculol Todo nquel quo con obgeto do produclr alarms, dlspare petardos 6 armas do fuego dentro do la poblacion.cn losinomentos en que estuvlcra esta amonazada por el oncmlgo, sorn pasado por las armas. "Artlculo2 Kn In mlsma pens Incnrrlr cunlquler veclno, sin distincion de trio n tdad, quo pretenda sallr do sus casts, nl adn A. log por toles. Be execptdan do esta prohlblclou, los em ploados del Goblerno, voluntarlos y bomberos. SI si ataque 6 assdlo duraso, so hard saber a. las famtllas para que uno solo, y A horn dctermlna da, pudiera sallr a la callo, en buses, de lo preclso farn la subslstoncla, rogrosando en el menor lompo poslblo a su ensa. "Artlculo 3' Tnmbien queda problbldo eon idlntica pena, a cualquier vtcino 6 empltado dt cuatquicr dcpctulencin, el Izar I andera dlfor cute a In nnclonnl, SI nlgtin Consul uotrn enlldsd se consldcra pcriudlcado con cstu pro hlblclou, debera ncudlr A ml Autorldad para rcsolvoron cousccucncla do Iob rozoncs que mo expongo. 'Artlculo 4 Asl mlsmo queda prohlbldo quo nlngunafamllia serefugioon los fuortes y cunrtclcs, oxceptuando las de los voluntarlos, bomberos y Kmpleados dol EBtndo. Estaa Ultimas habrAn do tener ml drden expresa. SI algun fuertoo cuartel sa vleBo Invadldo nor famillas que no Uevoii esta Arden ml a, bo uvltara A toda costn, finciaulo uso de sus arviaa en Ultimo extrtmo." Tho translation of THE Son's correspondent was ns follow b: "Tho military commander ot Nuevltas, Don Agustln Lntorro y ltlras, orders: "Artlclo 1 Any person who, meaning to cause alarm, shall lire firecrackers or 11 rearms within the town nt n ll ni j when It is threatened by the enemy shall bo shot. "Artlclo 2 ThoBiime penalty shall be Imposed upon any resident, without distinction of sex or ngo, who shall go out from his homo or even stand nt tho door. From this prohibition are excused thu omployccs of my Government nnd tho volunteers nnd tho firemen. Long-continued dungor to the city from the enemy will bo made known to the famlllos, for them to chooso one only of their members to go out at a given hour to procure provisions, such person to return homo as aprcdlly us possible. "Article!! It Isnlso forbidden, with the same penalty of death, to any resident or head em ployoo ot nnv kind of office to hoist any flag which Is not that of Spain. It any foreign Con sul Blii 11 have nnv objection to mako to this order, ho shall tell ma his reasons, nnd then I will decide about his case In tho way I shall deoni best. "Article 4 It Is nlso absolutely forbidden that any family shall take refuge In tho torts and barracks, excepting tho families of the vol unteers and employees of tho Government, who will show an express order from me. If In any fort or barrack families ot the residents of this city shall attompt to tako refugo, the soldiers shall uso their arms to rcpulso the refugees." PVEItTO ritlXOIPE DAXKItUPT. Mot a Cent In tbe Cltr Trensurj A nombsbell Tor tbe Ilavuua Aldermen. Havana, Dec, 14. It Is officially announced here to day that the municipality of Puerto Principe has not a cent In Its treasury. The reason is that all ths cattlo in the city and province have been killed, and the taxes on the slaughter houso were the only income of the municipality. In Santa Clara province several skirmishes nro reported bctwoen Puntllla Larga and Man ocas, with cloven Insurgents killed and three Spanish soldiers wounded. Another engage ment In Matanzas provlneo resulted In four in surgents killed and one Spaniard wounded. The insurgents have blown up with dynamite tho train between Cafias and Dejame Pasar, doing much damago to the station and track, but nobody was hurt. Pablo Hcrrcrn, conductor of the train, has been arrested. This morning tho City Councillors of the mu nicipality of HaiAna wero astounded to read a decroo ot tho Governor of this province. Don Jos6 Bruzon, ordering the privnto property of tho Councillors to be solzed tor pnyment of the buuib due from tho municipality to tbo Board of Provincial Deputies. A decided sensation has been caused by this order. The Sliver Ilcels Detained. WAsniNQTOK, Dec. 14. The suspeoted fili buster schooner Silver Heels, which has been lying at Wilmington, B.C., under Federal sur veillance since Dec. G. Is making preparations to put to son. Tho Collector ot Customs In Wilmington notified the Treasury officials by telegraph to-dny that the master of tbe vessel had expressed a desire to clear for tho Bermudas with a cargo of lumber. Tho Treasury officials this afternoon instructed the Federal officers In Wilmington to detain tho Silver Heels until a course or procedure should bo determined upon. Further Instructions will be sunt to-morrow. Suicide Thombt to no a Young Engllsbnan. Boston, Doc. 14. From Information received by the police to-day from London, it is extremely probable that the body of tho unknown young man who killed himself In the west end on lost Wednesday will bo Identified ns that of Charlos Sylvester, son of a wealthy barrister In London. Tho description given oxactly tallies with the sulcldo, and as tho clothes worn by tho young man wcro ot English make It Is thought to bo tho Btino ono. The cablegram received came from Scotland Yard, nnd simply asked tho local pollco to find young Silvester, who was sup posed to bo In this city. Polled tbe TrlgKor with Ills Foot. Rkaiiino. Pn Doc. 1 1. A nelghborpnssed tbo house of William Huy, near Heading, this morn ing, nnd saw him nrrnnglng a gun undor nn npple tree In the orchard, Tho neighbor called to Mrs. Huy tu look nfter her husband. Just then a vunshr was beard in the orchard. Thoy found Mr. HC) lying dead on n board under a tree. A gun was by bis nldo One end of a twine was fastened to tho trigger und thvother end to ono of his shoes. Ho had put tho gun to his hoad and llrod with his foot, Huy was 1)3 years old, and was despondent because of a lack of work. Rued for Divorce, Nbe Committed Suicide, Toledo, Dec. 14 A lock tendor found the re mains of Mrs. Martha J. Bennett, late ot Find lay, floating this morning between tbo gates of tbo lock on Lenk street in the Miami nnd Krio Canal, bho had committed suicide. Somo time ago her husband cumo to this city and was tho defendant In a dial brought by Mrs. Bennett for ndultirj-. Ho wasnemiltted and nt onco brought suit for dlvorco, whlili Is ponding. In her pockets woro found clippings from Toledo nnd Flndlay nenspnpers of tho case. Sho was GO years old. Itlllsd lllmsrlr to Avoid Starvation. A middle-aged German named Pcttlekow, committed sulcldo on Monday by shooting him self through the heart In his lodging nt 01) Bast Fourth street, Pcttlekow. whoo llrst name Is not known, was out of work. He was n clothing cutter. His sulcldo wes not discovered until catordny. His landlady said ha had had no food to her knonlcdgo for norly a week, and that he must havo killed himself to ai old star vation. Mrs. Ada O. Ilrockle.br Kills llxrsrlr. Mrs. Ada C. Brocklesby, agod 33 years, com mitted suicide with carbollo acid yesterdny morning at hor homo, lS.r Cleveland street, Brooklyn, soon nfter hor husband, Honry Brock lesbr, a bookkeeper, had sturted for business. For Home tlmo shu had been grieving nhout hor mother, who Is sick In Germany, nnd her hus band hud made arrangements to send her there. Ills llllnd It Ire tuuad II I in Dead. Kansas ClTT. Mo , Dee. 14. Charles Blrn baum. aged tf years, once a wealthy mine owner, shot nnd killed himself at his homo here to-day. He was despondent over business re verses and 111 health. Mrs. Blrnbaiim, who Is blind, was tbo first tu discover her husband after he bad shot himself. Son nnd Daughter Dendi father Dying- or Es caping tins. Tolkdo, O., Dec, 14. Otto Lemke, aged 22. nnd bis sister, a few years jcunger, wero found doiid In their beds this morning. In an adjoin lug room their father was found In a dying con dition. Escaping coal ges from an anthracite heating stove was tbo cause of the accident. Lcmkc recently burled his wlfo and a younger duughtor. Miss Ylllklni Succeeds Principal Uorsey, Miss Susan II. Wilklns, who has been a publlo school teacher In Brooklyn for thirty-four years, has been appolntod principal of colored School No. b7lii place of Charles A. Dorsuy, who was retired from the place. Mlirrti li'.lrrUu-r'a Flren Here. I. 51 11; 05, Jir. Huter street, Iru-u. Hu I, dam mottiO.i 45, lim 'Ililnl avenue, V lllluia halunr, dsinsgs $50; 0.50, tut Hevi-uUi arenue, l'olrlck Jlnllu), damans SV5 7:litl, u Etui Forty oecuod street, Charles l'tuUrr, nu dsnium V'HS, 2H7 Aveuue 11, Mrs. Tbomss, nodatusgui vuu, gout lo "(fltio Third avenue, Mrs. Kopllu and ethers, total daniagg 4S00. -T" '"' t Theodore B.Starr, J 206 Fifth Avenue, M MADISON SQUARE. jW The attention of buyers and "H visitors is invited to a singu- H larly complete and unique stock H; of articles in Solid Silverware, H' both large and small. Also to K a rare collection of the choic- B est jewels, mounted in exclu- jH sive designs entirely new this iM season, and appropriate for fK Wedding and Anniversary jflH Gifts. Special designs also' jH furnished. ' ?K First floor Jewelry, Gems, eta ' S Second floor Silverware. . ; Wil ana Third floor Bronzes, Clocks ' W etc. ' H lnllsss ' 1 1 ' - fntsal LiCECCRTM I 150 odd pairs, JMj in 1 to 4 pair lots. . K ARABIAN, W RENAISSANCE, & MARIE ANTOINETTE JM AND ?Sft POINT DE VENI8E. jjl At greatly reduced prloes to closo out fV before etook taking January 1st. M' W.&J.SL0ANE 1 Broadway $t 19th Street. H Chester Billings & Sou, m BUO0BSS0R3 TO Hj RANDEL, BAREMORE & BILUNQS, mpcmraria or c J(H' DIAMONDS III ADD OTUBn FftBCIOUl STOHCJ. 1? Hf UAKorAOTnnxRa or s ( DIAMOND JIB': W IE LU Y. SB timu St.. SO Maiden last, Ran Trk. flj 1 St, Andrews St.. nolborn Circus, London. E. O. V BRENTANO'S. E OPEN EVENINGS i Broadway and 16th St. An Annlrenarr Celebration at rrlnoston. IH PniNCKTON, N. J., Deo. 14. Ths Princeton I Theological Seminary will celebrate the ;6)th - sinusal anniversary of tbe meeting; of tbe Westminster fl9l Assembly of Divines and tho adoption of ths WH symbols by holding a scries of three lectures on j. ' V&fl Wednesday, Thursdny. and Friday of this week. flnM Tlio speakers and tlio subjects or the addresses K'nW to bo (riven will bo ns follows: Tho Hov. Dr. " ICD .lohn DoWltt, "The Westminster Asii-mbly of flnl I)llncs:" Prof. J. T. WnrMdil. "The Slgnlfl- I cance of tho Westminster blnndards," and Pros Ir H ldcntF. U 1'atton, "Tho Creeds of Christen- . I'M dom, I H . . . jf innj Failure or Charles T. Tloooer, ricturee. I fl Charles T. Hooper, dealer In pictures at 78 H Nassau street, one of the oldest dealers In this J VI line in the city, made an assignment yesterday 1 ll to Nathaniel Slil crick without preference, llr I ffl Hooper has hud nn exi client reputation In tho ( rfl trndo for forty years, anil hcre'tuforc has always ' sH paid his obligations in full. In Marrh, 1800. ha i ,' sold his lust piece of rcnl estato to raise money I S IbsbI to pay off sorn pressing claims. i'IH tTssi"'i ftaMnwaJ jilfrewBlalEy I I j iH When a man wakes un at night with tha I IsV idea that he is falling down, down, down 1 K from a great htiRlit-when he Imag ncs In f IH Ids sleep that he has lost his breath and . IjH can't catch it apiti-wlien he toses and - ,1H tumble all nisht and can't sleep when . WH his mouth tastm bad in the morning and H food is repugnant-death is his bedfellow T asBsfl These trouble s may be trift-. in theraselveT IH Inn tli ar t'e slsiini shrrs and sharn i sbbbbbI mooters that march in advance of the Sffi H arm y of deatli-dealing diseases 'bbbbbbbI When a man experiences these sensations -JsbbV nd feels generally out-of.sorts, there Is but ' VB one safe thing to do. That is, resort to tha right remedy. Dr. Perce's Golden Sled MfM cal Discovery makes the appetite keen and " healthy. It makes pure blood and 1 bufiaa llH firm flesh. It makes the brain orient imi WJwl the body act ve. It builds iit and ...Ih"1 " Hi U the nervW and Insure. MtSrTreftSwL': I M leep. It cures 98 per cent, o'f all SE. 1 ?.f co.n'mPtion, catarrhal, bronchial anJ 1 1 throat ailments. "veuiai ana ((! Honest druggists recommend It Tl.. It I druggist who attempts to palm ofT til VII you an Inferior substitute offer. !. 1 poH Wefl lo your intelligence. ' "er au ,niul H MrssUrllUs and otflermed cinef "gJLV i?,Vn TBI Constipation will soon make a brlo-t,. 'I H lull, and an energetic man T lv g .? man It W Pierce's Pleasant Pelleti 1 cure tS.' .1 UFlor sH One tittle ''Pellet" fs a min,,,,pa,on- K.VWV 5" ' cthnSleB. Tliey ".lev2 1U .-ripe. Found at all taedlcteeetwfc ,!