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THE SUN, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1808. -
I ROOSEVELT SEES THE CITS.
' holds a lono confkrknom with
the indkpksdent ticket men.
a Was on th Point of Reclining Their
Nomination When Ho Herlded to With
hold the Letter t'ntll To-Day Man In
dependent Indorse Beth Low' Position.
It w expected that Col. Roosevelt would
formally decline the Citizens' Union nomina
tion (or Governor yesterday; In fact, he waa
II prepared to send a letter telling the Clto
that It would be useless (or them to tender him
an Independent nomination, aa he would not
accept It. hut at the last moment he ohanged
i his plans. Col. Roosevelt had a lone talk
last night with the leading members o( the
Citizens' I'nion committee which nominated
htm (or Governor several weeks ago at the City
Club. The conference waa held In the City
Club and it lasted (rora early In the evening
ntll nearly midnight. Among those present
were Paul Fuller. Preble Tucker. Alfred II.
Klein and John Jay Chapman.
When the conference waa over Col. Roosevelt
al! that he would not give out the letter which
be hnd written to the Citizens' Union Commit
tee until some tlmo to-day. alter he hod talked
to several other members of that organisation.
Be said that he might possibly give the letter
out at noon from the residence of his
sister, twtt Madison avenue, but that it
would probably be made public lstor in the day
at Oyster Bay. Col. Roosevelt waa very retl
aent concornlng what waa said and done at the
conference with the Cits. Ho said he had noth
' tug to say (or publication about the matter ex
cept that the conference was very long.
Yesterday was another day o( gloom at the
Cits' headquarters in Kiist Twenty-third street.
I As usual, however, some of the leaders of the
movement to project an Independent State
tloket with Col. Roosevelt at Ito bead put on a
v bold front, and declared that they did not be
lieve that the leader of the rough riders could
decline such a nomination. Budlnot Keith even
went so far aa to writo a letter to the editor
o( a Brooklyn newspsper giving the ethical
reason why Col. Koosevelt shouldaceept. Oth-
era said that If Col. Roosevolt should decline
aomebody else would take his place on the
ticket, and the work of securing signatures (or
the petitions (or Independent nominations
would go on juat aa If nothing had happened.
Alfred Klein, however, was not so sanguine.
Be admitted that If Col. Koosovelt declined to
head the Cits' tloket the whole movement
would fall to the ground.
H. Fulton Cutting received a letter from Beth
Low yesterday in answer to the one ho wrote
to the President o( Columbia asking him to
five his reasons for believing that an imp
endent nomination would hurt Col. Roose
velt's chances for election. Mr. Low wrote that
be was going out of town (or a (ew days, but
that when he returned he would reply In full.
Thomas S. Osborne, who was nominated by
the Cits for Lieutenant-Governor, and who. by
the way. Is a member of the state Committee
of the National Democrats, also took Mr. Low
to task (or throwing cold wator on the inde
pendent movement. In a letter to Mr. Low he
said:
" Your letter on the Independent Stnte ticket,
which Is published In the papers this morning,
will disappoint many of youradmirors through
out the State. Everyone is at liberty to form
an opinion o( the wisdom or necessity of the
ticket, but the reasons you give seem both
4 superficial and Illogical.
The proposed action is the one thing
that can cause the defeat o( Col. Roosevelt?
How? By bringing him votes? for that is the
one great object of the Independent ticket.
There ate thousands of voters throughout the
State who will not. In tha present condition of
1 affairs, vote for any ordinary Republican can
didate. Algerism and Aldrldgelsm have set
tled that matter beyond question. This masa
4 of voters of unknown but undoubtedly very
considerable number Includes independ
ents, Republicans who will not support
the party so long as it stands for con
niption and incompetence In State and nation,
and Democrats like myself who. driven from
their pnrty on the silvor issue, are without
confidence In the present party management,
nut who would far rather vote their own party
ticket, whatever Its character, than that of the.
Republican machine. All these three classes
stand ready and anxious to vote for Col. Roose
velt it they can. His name at the head of the
Independent tloket gives them thechance. In
fact. It suems to many that the only way to
elect Roosevelt at all Is by means of this inde
pendent ticket.
1 " But perhaps you mean that the nomination
by the Independents means that Col. Roose
velt will therefore not bo nominated by the Re
publicans. In plain language. If Mr. Piatt can
not make Roosevelt his catspaw to pull hia
chestnuts out of the flre he will prevent Roose
velt's nomination. Possibly Mr. Piatt can do
this. You. of all men. must realise that Mr.
Piatt can perform tricks of this kind: but you.
of all men. ought to see to it that Mr.
Piatt does not play It twice. If It Is
true. K the Republican party a party many o(
us were brought up to respect, even if we could
not affiliate with it If the Republican party has
so sunk itself in sloth and corruption that the
Tracy game can be played again with snecess,
then It la time that the situation should be
made so clear that he who runs may read.
"But the independent nomination o( Roosevelt
does not mean his defeat In the Republican
Convention: it insures it. Mr. Piatt will not
dare oppose the will of his party this year, for
he well knows that It would mean the ruin of
him and bis machine. In short, the Independ
ent nomination has helped to force Roosevelt's
nomination and will make possible his election
"'It (the position of the Independents) seems
r to me to be unreasonable and unprofitable
and similar to the attitude of the Prohibition
ists, who sacrifice all practical results year
after year for the sake of a theory.'
" No. Mr. Low I It la. in truth, a condition and
qota theory that confronts us: and your com
parison with the Prohibitionists is both shal
low and misleading. They are a band of sin
cere men endeavoring to fasten upon their
fellow-men a law which the majority of their
fellow-citizens either oppose In principle or be
lieve will fall In practice.
" Those who are advocating this Independent
ticket are a band of men no less sincere who.
terrified by the results of boss rule in politics.
which has within the last year brought such
disgrace and dishonor upon State ana Nation
as must make every honest man tremble for
the future, have determined that their
protest shall be heard and heard through
out the State. There la not the
lightest similarity In the two positions.
The Prohibitionists are fighting, as you say, for
theory. We are fighting for common hon-
v and ordinnry business management in our
Government But in that common honesty and
ordinary business management are Involved,
a we have lately seen, not only the good name
of the State, but the very lives of our young
men."
Gen. Wager Swayno. President of the Brook -Held
Republicans, joined the chorus yesterday
Of prominent Independents who have raised
their voices In support o( the position taken by
Mr. Low. He said :
I wrote to Mr. Cutting weeks ago. saying I
would sever my connection with the Citi
zens' Union 1( the movement to run an In
dependent State ticket was Indorsed by
the Union. As soon as the Union becomes
Identified with a State tloket it destroys
itself. It was orgnnized to carry out the prin
ciple n( non-partisanship in municipal affairs.
but when it aids In the running of a State
ticket it becomes a poll! leal party, and there
tore partisan Mr. Low has expressed my sen
Itlments to a dot."
All the men In Brooklyn who wore prominent
last fall in the Citizens Union movement also
strongly indorse the action of Mr. Low. This la
how they talk:
Former Mayor Charles A, Sehleren I was of
the Impression that the Citizens' Union was
farmed for municipal purposes alouo. I con
alder it a big mistake that It should Interest It
salt in State matters. It should have no part
In a State convention.
Ludwig Nissen The Citizens' Union was
broughtlnto being (or tho purHise of improv
ing municipal affairs, it was not the intention
of Its organizers to have anything whatever to
do with State elections. I am afraid that If
t continues In tho course which some of
ts misguided members have laid out for It
t will soon loso the prestige It obtained
ast yoar. 1 am very much pleased with Mr
Lw s letter. It clears the way In this matter
ilcely. He Is a man of the right timber. I be
jeve It to he the duty of Republicans to sup
port their candidates so long aa they are de
al .able men.
Henry llatterman In order to Insure Mr
Roosevelt's election wo should not have any
independent efforts at this time. I moat
heartily indorse the sentiments set forth in
Mr. Low's letter.
The following statement waa given out at
the Cits' hcadquartera yesterday:
" The Independent Committee Ims no Inten
tion ot nominating any but good men as candi
dates (or the Assembly and Senate and (or
Congress, and further, in all districts except
those which are at present controlled by the
independents, land In which the Democrats
nominate silver men, the Independent Com
mittee will agree with the Republicans upon
oanlidates, exacting only as the qualification
of mnlidacy recognized honesty and good
ilia, icter. and will take legal measures to pro
tect their candidates (rom the lllagal use of
their name and emblem."
Dr. BUI ward D. Peas Nominated for Con
gress. Binohautoh. N. Y .. Sept. 23 The Demo
crats of the Twenty-sixth Congress district
n-.i in liliil In this city to-day to nominate a
. candidate. There was a good representation
fn mall parts of the district, ana the assem
blage wus harmonious. The name or Dr. Ed
ward D. Pease was presented and the nomina
tion was made In acclamation. Dr. Pease is a
well. known physician of Tioga county, his
buna twin; In Moliula.
- -- --
BII.TKRITR8' ULTIMATUM.
Look How aa If They'd Name a Tntl HI at
Ticket of Their Own.
If the regular Democratic State Convention
succeeds In sidetracking the Chisago platform
or nominates men who don't believe In tha
principles therein set forth the Chicago plat
form Democrats or stiver men will nominate
State ticket of their own. This much waa
decided upon last night at a meeting of the sil
ver Democrats held at the Union Square Hotel.
The meeting was called by H. M. McDonald,
the Chairman of the Executive Committee of
Greater New York. Tho leaders of each dls
trletjattended'and tbey all reported that a Ml
quota of delegates had been selected to attend
the Chicago platform Democratlo Conference
t Syracuse on Sept. 27.
The following resolutions ware presented
and approved and will be adopted when tho
Bryanttes organize In convention. A oopylof
them will be sent to the regulars and If they
are not acted upon satisfactorily a full State
ticket will bo placed In the field:
RenofrrA, That It Is the sense of this meet
ing that the conference of Chicago Platform
Demoorats to tie held at Syrncuso upon Sept.
27, 18W. demand and insist that the Demo
cratic Convention, whloh Is to assemble at
Syracuse on Sept. 28, 18HH. Indorse the Chi
cago platform aa expressive of Democratlo
doctrine, and that sucn Indorsement be clear,
unequivocal and without condition.
Second That tho Democratic Convention
nominate for each of tho State offices to be
filled at the election In November. 1808, only
men who thoroughly, earnestly and openly nd
vocnted and worked for the election of Bryan
and Bewail.
Ueenlrnl. That, there be no compromise In
connection with the above demands, and with
that end In view no committee be appointed
to lay these demands before the regular Demo
cratic Convention nor anv committee thereof,
and that no committee be appointed by the
conference to oonfer with any committee
which may be appointed by the Democratic
Convention for the purpose of conference.
But that the Secretary of the conference be
Instructed when these resolutions bo adopted
to send a oopy to the Secretary ot the Demo
cratic Convention.
"Jieiolred. That In the event that the Demo
oratlo Convention shall refuse to accede to
both of the demands expressed In the first two
resolutions hereof, that then tho conference
ot Chicago platform Democrats at onco or
ganize a Democratic party and nominate can
didates for all State offices to be filled at the
election of Nov. 8, 1808.
" lirnilvrd. That the delegates who shall at
tend the conference from Greater New York
he requested to vote for any resolution which
may carry out the policy outlined in the pre
ceding resolutions, and. further.'.that they use
every legitimate effort to aocompllah the ob
ject specified In those resolutions.
"Reentred. That all persons who are inter
ested In securing the results hereinbefore in
dicated are earnestly requested to send oon
trihutiona to James R. Brown. Treasurer, 119
East Twenty-third street, the money so con
tributed to be devoted to paying the general
expenses of the Syracuse conference and to
meet other legitimate expenses oonneoted
with the objects of auch conference."
MONROE PROHIBITIONISTS.
They Hold a Series of Conventions and
Make Several Nomination!.
Rochester, Sept. 23 There was an en
thusiastic convention of Prohibitionists in this
city to-day to make nominations of all the
candidates, with the exception of tho State
ticket, to be voted for at the coming election.
A temporary organization was effected, and
then the oold water poople settled down to busi
ness. One of the delegates plncea In nomina
tion aa candidate for member of Congress for
the Thirty-first Congress district the name of
B. C. Montgomery. Mr. Montgomery promptly
declined. He said he bad good reasons for so
doing, some o( them being well known. He In
turn placed before the convention the name
ot Prof . B. H. Robert of Chill Centre, who was
nominated unanimously.
The name of George E. Mlllman was placed
In nomination for County Judge. He was
unanimously selected. Then a hunt was start
ed for a candidate for the District Attorneyship.
This provoked considerable discussion, and it
was llnallv decided to pass the nomination and
have a committee round up a Prohibitionist
who will accept the nomination. Dr. Byan ot
Mumtord and Dr. Eddington of Rochester were
placed in nomination as candidates for Cor
oners. The convention officers and the County
Chairman were made a committee to fill all
vacancies on the ticket. , .".
The convention then adjourned, and the
delegates to the conventions of the Forty-third
and Forty-fourth Senatorial districts met
for conference. J. R. Meroereau was named
for the former and F. J. Mitchell of Greece for
the latter. The Chairmen of the First. Third,
and Fourth Assembly districts then called
meetings of their committees. These men
were named for tho respective districts: B. II.
Diver. West Henrietta: R, 8. Moody. Tenth
wnrd: Henry W. Gardner. Sweden.
The programme of the afternoon session In
cluded addresses by J. H. Durkee of Batavia.
State Chairman: George 0. Hadleyof Mum
ford. Abram Cole of Greece. W. R. Hunt of
Rochester, and the Rev. Alexander Mackenzie
of Charlotte.
revolt in thk thirtieth.
The Younger Voter Dissatisfied with tha
Tammany Leader of the District.
There Is every indication that Henry C. Hart,
the Tammany leader in the Thirtieth Assem
bly district, will have a stiff fight on his hands
this election. Tho district is a strong Tam
many one, but the young men are dissatisfied
with Hart'a leadership, and they are bent on
ousting him. To that end the Young Men's
Club was organized on Thursday night, when
400 members were enrolled. The movement
is headed by Dr. Simon J. O'Neil. to whom was
offered the nomination for Coroner by Tam
many Hall at the last election.
The Young Men's Club has hired a house In
East Eighty-sixth street near Third avenue.
and will nold regular meetings and work to in
crease Its membership. Tho movement is an
anti-Tammany one. The Young Men's Club
will combine with tho Independents and Cits
in the district to heat tho Tammany candidates.
The fight will be mado on the Assemblyman.
The dissatisfaction is caused by Leader Hart
ignoring the younger element in the distribu
tion ot patronage. The leaders of the anti
Tammany movement say that the patronage
credited to the district has been given to men
living outside the district.
BTATKN ISLAND REPUBLICANS.
Senate. Congress and Judiciary Delegate
Chosen Last Night.
The Richmond county Republican Convention
was held laat night In tho German Club hall,
Stapleton. The following delegates were
chosen: To the Senate Convention. Thomas A.
Brunff. Georgo L. Nichol. Ernest II. Seehuson.
M. J. Kane. John J. Caughey. William A. Buy
dam and B. 0. Watson. To tho Congress Con
vention. Hugh McRoberts. Israel Corse, G.J.
Corson, William H. O'Neil. William Woelue. C.
W. Melser. Cant. C. H. Smith. Wilbur Bush, W.
J.Kltgun. H. Wacker, 1 Winant. Jr., and H. 11.
Wort. To the Judiciary Convention, James T.
Elliott, Hugh McRoberts, George Cromwell,
Thomas McVeigh, L. J. Rabbage. A. Lelntmrdt
and W. I. Sprague.
Chlokarlng Renomlnatedi Itootevalt Che red
WATEnTOWM, N. Y., Sept. 23 At the Repub
lican Congress Convention held here to-day
Charles A. Ohlckerlng was renominated for
Congress for the fourth term. Tho mention ot
the name of Theodore Roosevelt in the conven
tion was the signal for enthusiastic cheers on
the part of the delegates. Tho convention
adopted resolutions commending tho adminis
tration of Gov. Black, though it waa clearly In
favor of the nomination ot Theodore Roose
velt for Governor.
Senator Hauua Visits Vice-President Hobart
at Paterson.
Patsbbom. N. J., Sept. 23 Senator Mark
Hanna spent laat night and this morning in
this city a the guest of Vice-President Hobart
at Carroll Hall. This morning, after visiting
Mr. Hobart's office, the Benutor drovo to the
Erlu depot, and left for Now York In a special
car. Mr. Hobart aaid to-night that the visit
had no political significance.
Republican "udlclary Convention In Brook
lyn Oct. 7.
A call has been Issued for the holding of the
Second Dlstrlot Republican Judiciary Conven
tion In the Park Theatre In Brooklyn at noon
on Oct. 7. Justice of the Supreme Court Jesse
Johnson, whose term expires at tho close of the
year, will be renominated, and ex-Senator
Charles H. Russell Is likely to bo tho other
candidate.
Banna's Candidate for Oovernor of Ohio.
Cleveland, ()., Bept. 23 Ex-Judge George
K. Nash. It was announced here to-day, is the
Hanna candidate for the Republican nomina
tion for Governor of Ohio to succeed Asa 8.
Busuuell. whose term expires next year. Tha
Foraker strength will be massed on Mayor Uu
Kiaoouof Cleveland.
i
SEARCH FOR DR. GUILFORD.
THK MTBTKRT OF EMM OTLTSB
FATE ABOVT CLEARED UP.
Harry Oxley Ponnd to Have Sent Money to
the Mtdwtf and Now Aeened of Com
plicity In the Girl's Death Dr. Onllford's
Movement Final Cine to the Crime.
Bbidobfobt. Conn.. Sept. 23 Harry Oxley.
the son of a storekeeper In the village of Bouth
Ington, Hartford county, was arrested this
afternoon at his 1 me by Capt. Arnold of the
Bridgeport police and Detective Sergeant
Smith otthe Hartford police, and was brought
here to-night with Howard Guernsey, son
of Sherman F. Guernsey, a deacon In
the First Congregational Churoh of Bouth
Ington. Oxloy is oharged with complicity
in tho malpractice that caused the death
of Emma Gill, the girl whose body, cut Into
even pieces and tied up In bundles, waa
found near the Seaview Avenue Bridge. In the
Yellow Mill Pond. In the outskirts of Bridge
port early last week. Guernsey, an Intimate
friend of Oxley, Is held aa a witness. Walter
C. Foster, tho Hartford salesman who had an
Intimate acquaintance with the young woman
and was arrested by the Hartford police on
Wednesday morning, will probably be released.
Oxley's arrest was msde ss the result of the
tracing from Plantsvllln, a village adjoining
Sout hington on the aouth, of an express package
containing a sum of money, between f 100 and
$200. seut by him to Dr. Nancy Alice Guilford,
the Bridgeport mldwifo, who suddenly dis
appeared when the girl's body was found
and who has been wanted by the Bridge
port police sinoo yesterday afternoon,
when strong circumstantial evidence against
her was discovered by Capt. Arnold.
For a while the police behoved that Dr. Gull
ford wan innocent despite the " G. Bl," but the
New Haven police hold to It that tho midwife
had a hand In the crime, although they could
bring forth no better evidence than this laun
dry mark. Tho Bridgeport police would not
arrest her without strong evidence and allowed
tho woman to getaway. When tho new evidence
the express money package was found yes
terday by tho Bridgeport police. Chief Birming
ham at onoe took steps to arrest her.
The midwife might now be out of the reach
of the law if she had not been too confident In
the inability of the Bridgeport police to find
direct evidence against her. Some days before
Emma Gill's death she told her neighbors that
she and her daughter, Eudora. would go
to Wollsburg, N. i., about the middle of Sep
tember to visit her brother, Stephen Brown.
On Monday night. Bopt. 12. Emma Gill's body
was found. Dr. Guilford and Eudora wulked
down to tbe railroad statiou the next morning
and boarded a train lor New York. She had
been in Wollsburg only a few hours when she
hoard of tho finding of her family laundry
mark. "G 51." on a piece of under
clothing wound around the victim's
head. She fled to Montreal, and there
sought to make It appear that she
had sailed for Liverpool on the steamship
Vancouver. Then she returned to her brother's
house, .she bad not been there long when the
Wellsburg police, who hod let tno woman
escape for lack ot an order from Bridgeport to
arrest hor. received a request to watch her and
not let hor again escape.
Rose Drayiou. a colored laundress for the
midwife, and her young daughter, Claribel, a
servant In tho Guilford family, wore arrested
on Cannon street to-night. Claribel wan en
gaged by Dr. Guilford a short time ufter the
lannly opened the house at 51 Gilbert street,
about tho middle ot August. She is an igno
rant girl. Sho and her mother have been
closely questioned by the police bctore. but no
evidence could lie found that either knew any
thing about the killing of tho Southington
girl. Claribel said that during the last week
tho Guilfords were in town sho slept in the
house every night, ami saw no strangers there.
She told how workmen had been busy all over
tho house laying carpets and hanging shades
just before Dr. Guilford went away and how
sho bad been all over the house without seeing
any one there hut Dr. Guilford, her duughter
Eudora ami tho girl's suitor Now the police
have an Idea that Emma Uill died ami her
body was cut up in the Guilford house; but it
may bo found that the girl was taken to a
house in the outskirts of the town not far
ti "in Yollow .Mill Pond when It was seen that
sho would probably die. On the Friday before
the body was round probably the day before
the girl died-a man drove up to the Guilford
house In n buggy, ami after spending some
time in tho house, came out with two young
women, one of them too ill to walk alone, and
drovo away with them. Tho sick girl may not
have been Eminu Gill, but Dr. Guilford will
have to explain who she was.
Search of tho town ot Stratford, between the
Pequonnock and Hoiisatonlc rivers is said to
have revealed the houso In which Emma Glll'a
body was out up. That the houso Is not In the
village of Strutford seems probablo from tho
fact that from Stratford it Is only a short drive,
aud that along quiet roads, to the broad Houan
tonic. From the long Washington Bridge,
crossing the Housatonlc not far from the
Bound, a few rods below the railroad bridge, a
woman's body was thrown Into tho river some
thirty years ago. She had died as Emma Gill
had died, and the crime would never havo been
heard of had not a tioatmaii seon tho body drop
into the river. All through the town of Strat
ford are lukes. mlllponds, and running streams
whore n body could be thrown away
without danger of its ever being discovered.
Only a stranger or u person Ignorant of tho rlao
and fall of the tide would throw a body into
Yellow Mill Pond, where twice a day. as the
tide runs out, nearly tho wholo of tho bottom
o( black mud Is uncovered. Yellow Mill Pond
must have been selected because It was near
the house where the body was cut up.
Some days ago to tell how it was that Oxler
was arrested two men found in a rubbish
heap behind the Guilford house In Gilbert
street two envolopes. In one was a letter
written by Dr. Gill, the husband of the mid
wife, from the Wetherslleld Prison to his
daughter Eudora. The other contained
nothing. It was a torn Adams Express
money envelope sent to "Dr. N. A. Guilford.
51 Gilbert street. Bridgeport, Conn." The
wnx seal on the back was stamped "Planta
villo. Conn." This was just after the Mlddle
boro engineer had come to take Emma Gill's
body home as that of his daughter. Marian
GrucoForklns, and as neither the Perkins girl
nor her suitor. Charles Bourne, had been In
central Connecticut, the money envelope could
not bo connected with tha crime. It waa for
gotten for the time.
Plantsvlllo Is only a milo from Southington.
W hen the victim of the Yellow Mill Pond mur
der was found to bo a Southington girl the ox
press envelope from Plnntsvlllc addressed to Ur.
Guilford was recalled. Early this morning two
newspaper men loft for Southington to find who
Bonttlu money front Plantsvllle. Later in tho day
another newspaper man left on the same orrnnd.
Tbe Plaiitsville agent of tho Adams Expresa
told the first men who mot him that the rules
ot the company were plain: lie could not glvo
tho sender s name without authority from the
company's officers. The New Haven and Boston
superintendents were asked over the telephone
if the name could he given. They would give
the Information only to the officers of tho Taw.
So one of the two newspaper men who first left
Bridgeport took u train for Now Haven to find
Capt. Cowles ot the New Haven police.
' Great Scott I mini," exclaimed tho Captain,
when ho heard of tho express envelope. Thls
Is the host thine we've run across! I'll send a
man to Plaiitsvnie, and I'll get that iiamo If I
huvo to take the whole Plaiitsville office."
But ('apt. Arnold of tho Bridgeport police was
ahead of him Ho hud got a trace of the en
velope independently, and this morning, aftor
a hasty conference with Chlot Birmingham, ho
started (or Plaiitsville behind tho newspaper
men Ho wont first to Hartford to get Detective
Sergeant Smith, and the two reached ta little
Hartford county village early in the afternoon.
Detective Cronan of the Bridgeport police had
gone to Southington on an earlier train, not
knowing that dipt Arnold was working on the
express envelope clue.
Arnold found that Oxloy had sent an amount
oxceeding $100 to Dr. Guilford by express.
Oxley. he found, had known Emma Gill ami had
been seen with her. Just before the Gill girl
left for Bridgeport she was seon with Lillian
Katzel. a servant In tho Oxley household. Arnold
saw Oxley and asked him why he had sont
money (o the Bridgeport midwife. Oxloy could
not unswor uud no was placed under arrest.
Guernsey, who was found to know about Ox
ley's relations with Emma GUI, was also ar
rested. Arnold then went to tho railroad sta
tion to get tickets for Bridgeport and met Cro
nun. Both men were surprised.
"I've got 'enil I've got them I" cried Arnold,
throwing m his bands and then slapping Cro
nan on the back. " All wo wunt now Is the "
Then Arnold saw a newspaper man coming
toward hlin and gasped. What I" he ei led.
"und you hero too? Well. I've got the man
now."
Capt. Arnold smiled when he heard how near
he bad come to losing the honor of capturing
Oxley.
Foster will probably be released at once. He
can prove that ho was in Plttslleld, Mass.. from
Sept 5 to 12.
'I don't think Foster was In It." said Chief
Birmingham to-night. "Oxley sent the money.
We havo plenty of evidence, and the whole
thing will lie cleared up In short order. All I
waut now is one man."
Charles Plumb, the Stratford boy who was
arrested on suspicion, was released to-nUht,
Ho will have less to say about missing girls
hereafter. Harry Guilford, the midwife's
hunchback son, who was arrested yesterday as
he was entering hi mother's house, will be
examined In the police court this morning.
Emma Gill's body was buried to-day iu Oak
Hill Cemetery. Southington.
To Cure a Cold la Ona Day
Tak Laxative Brooio Quinine TViUla. All drnggliU
rufuud Uie latiue If 11 rsil w cure. Kiv Taaaa-iMiiaL.a.(t.BckUbUt.-U,
r.iosw ox ronro mscAir coat.
They Will He Restored at Our Kxpanea
Onr Wok Soldier.
sVerfal Cf SshM u Ttb Sew.
Saw .Thau. Porto Rico. Bept. 23 -The Spanish
authorities hsve agreed to the request of Ad
miral Schley for permission to restore the
light In all of the lighthouse In the Spanish
jurisdiction on the Porto Rlcan coast, but stip
ulate that It must, be dons at the expense ot the
Americans.
The oom mission met yesterday morning. and
after brief session adjourned until Monday,
having nothing to do.
Sickness among the troop at Cosmo Is In
creasing. Nearly BOO men of the two regiments
there are 111. and the convalescents are unable
to regain their strength In this climate.
It Is reported In the local press that s Span
ish merchant has been attacked by Porto
Rlcan at Areolbo. but the story is not corrobo
rated. The Spanish troops were still at Areclbo
yesterday.
OKRMAXT An THK Fll.iriXO.
Alleged Secret Agreement to Assist Agnl
naldo and Drive Onr Forces Ont.
Bah Francisco. Sept. 23 A former resident
of the Philippines, now In San Francisco.
who has secret Information of the plan
of tho Germans to obtain possession of the
Islands, declares that the German Emperor's
plana Include sending 150,000 rifles to
Agulnaldo, with some trained artillery offi
cers, and when Agulnaldo haa proved suc
cessful In worrying the Americans Into
relinquishing their control of the Islands
tho Germans will step In and selre the
Islands under the plea of protecting their trade.
It Is asserted that knowledge of this plan In
duced the Government laat week to order the
despatch to Manila of tl 000 volunteers In camp
here.
In June last a man who has spent much of
his life In the Philippines and who enjoys the
confidence, of German merchants In the
Islands, as well as the diplomats of
Borlln, gave the United States Govern
ment Information that has already proved
of Incalculable value. Upon that informa
tion the Government ordered the Charleston
expedition to take the Ladrone Islands. At the
same time this man gave the world the
first Information of the German Inten
tions In the Philippines, and with his
knowledge of that Government's policy
predicted serious complications. He toid
how he had seen Germany's officials In the
guise of traders supplying arms and ammuni
tion to Filipinos for years with deliberate de
sign to harass Spain until she would be glad to
part with the Islands at any price.
Plans have been completed whereby the
policy inaugurated under Spanish rule In
the islands will be continued. Germany
Is determined to have the Philippines,
and Agulnaldo will continue to lie a cots
paw to rake in the chestnuts. He
has been beguiled by Germany Into tho belief
that he will lie permitted to assume the reins
of Government In exchange for valuable con
cessions and commercial advantages that he
can bestow upon the Germans, but Germany
does not expect to retain him even aa a figure
head. The man to whom the United States Govern
ment is Indebted for so much valuable Infor
mation has just received from an authorl
tntlve source In Hamburg details of the
plans to bo pursued by Germany. It says
that the secret agents of Germany who
wero sent to tho Philippines hsve returned
and submitted the policy that they have mapped
out as most feasible. They declare that be
tween 100.000 and 150.000 Filipinos can be
armed, equipped nnd thoroughly drilled by Feb
ruary next. They calculate by that tlmo the
Americans will not beable to land forces of over
50.000 men. Tho Filipinos will practically
control all of the Islands, while the American
army will be concentrated In Manila. thousands
of miles from Its base of supplies. Dewoy's
fleet will be almost useless against the in
surgents. The plan Is to load every German vessel for
the Philippines with arms and ammunition for
the Insurgents. The report says:
" While America must send a man with every
rlflo nnd feed him besides. Germany must send
only rifles and tbe men will bo found who can
use them and at the same time feed them
selves." Tho German agents report that the Ameri
can forces are particularly weak in field
artillery, and suggest that a large num
ber of machine guns and Krupp rapid
fire field guns and small artillery
he supplied to tnc1 Insurgents. It recommends
that every vessel carrying arms also carry a
few German officers in disguise to drill the
Filipinos.
The report has been approved by the Ger
man Government, and within tho next few
months every German vessel that touches at
tho Philippines will carry German arms and
German officers The Government expects to
arm 150,000 Filipinos and organizo and drill a
force of 10.000 artillerymen.
Agulnaldo will gradually concentrate his
(orces. and by Feb. 1 will bo ready to begin
active operations against the Americans. W'lth
the Americans outnumbered 3 to 1, practi
cally without artillery, and thousands of miles
from their base of supplies, tho insurgent,
leader expects, by the aid of treachery In the
city of Manila, to overwhelm the Americans
and drive them from tho islands, or at least to
harass them until this Government will be
glad to withdraw.
BACK FROM PONCK O.V TfTlf 8RNKCA.
Signal Corps Men, Nurses, Clerks and Army
Parkers Arrived Yesterday.
The United States transport Seneca. Capt.
Decker, from Ponce and Santiago with 26ft
passengers aboard, arrived here at 0:40 o'clock
yesterday morning. Of the passengers 188
were of the volunteer Signal Corps, under com
mand of Lieut-Col. Reber. The other passen
gers were nurses, clerks, and army packers.
Tho latter had with them a number of Porto
Rico song birds In cages, which they bought In
Ponce for 10 cents each.
At Quarantino tho transport was hoarded by
Health Officer Doty, who found the ahlp In
good condition and only two sick on board.
One. First Class Borgt. William F, Danny, had
tvphold fever, and the other. First Class Bergt.
William Massee. was sufferingfrom a had at
tack of malarial fever. Capt. Decker told Dr.
Doty that the Seneca had taken on no passen-
fors at Santiago, and so tho transport was sl
owed to proceed up the bay,
Capt. Deekor received ordera to proceed to
the foot of Hay street, Jersey City, where the
passengers would ho lauded una the Signal
Corps men take a Pennsylvania train for W'ash
ington. The detachment will be quartered at
Washington barracks until the men are mus
tered out. When the Seneca was within ball
ing distance of the Ray street pier Train Mas
ter MeContiaugh of tho Pennsylvania road
shouted to Capt. Decker on the transport's
brldfje:
"oii can't land here. Thla pier muat be
kept clear."
All right." replied Capt. Decker, "butmy
orders are to diwk bore and here I'll dock."
" If you do." the trainmaster snouted hack,
" I'll see that not a man stops ashore."
The transport warped Into the pier and the
r:angplank was carried ashore just as If there
uidu t been a trainmaster. In the meantime,
McConnaugh had learned from Col. Kimball
over tho telephone that the Pennsylvania road
waa to take the soldiers to Washington. Ho
ceased to object thon and made ready tho
train on which the men started tor Washing
ton. The sick men were taken to Governors
Island on the tug Daylight.
The Signal Corps man brought with them
from Ponce a 10-year-old Porto Rlcan named
Ramon Ulan. Tbe hoy ts an orphan and wan
dered aboard tha Seneca just oetnre she left
l'oncc. It was not generally known that the
boy was aboard untlltho transport waa out to
aea. Lieut. Crawford will take the boy to hia
home In Little Rock. Ark., and eduoate him.
Three Mere Offers of Barracks far Volun
teers. Threo more offers of barrack for volunteer
were made to Col. Kimball yesterday. Isaac L.
Smith, 58 Liberty Street, offered two buildings
at 212 and 214 East Ninety-ninth street, be
twoon Second and Third avenues, st sn annual
rental of $4,500. Each building is five stories
In height, with a bassmeiit The two build
ings would accommodate one regiment. A
bicycle academy in Platbush avenue, Brook
lyn, was also offered. The third offer came
from George S. Emerson of Troy. The Troy
man didn't state tho locution ot the three-story
brick building he offered, but ho did state that
" it was juat the thing."
Write to Gen. Alger About Porto Rloo.
Wasuisoton. Sept. 23. A great many In
nulrie are being received by the Department
of State respecting the administration of the
affairs In Porto Bioo and Cuba. Officials of the
department give notice that all suoh Inquiries
should be addressed to the Secretary of War.
who has jurisdiction of those parte of the
islands coming under control of the United
States.
Died of Tallow Fever at Swinburne Island.
E. Iaaaoa of Macon. Ga.. who arrived at Mou
tauk Point on the transport Segurancs from
Porto Rico on Tuesday, stricken with yellow
fevor. died at Swinburne Island at .' 30 o'clock
yesterday. Isaacs was removed to Swinburne
Island ufter the other passengers on the trans
port were dlssrkd.
MR. DAVIS MADE MONEY FLY
OAI.TRHTOX JtAH A riHITOR W1TB
CREDIT FOR $7,000,000.
The Town Fleet rifled by HI Lavish Expen
diture A Prlseflght One of His Amuse
rnente Faltnre of the Town to Slie ITp
It Opportunity Cuba to Bav Kim Next
Oat.vestox. Tex.. Bept. 23. W. R. Davis,
whose father I aaid to be connected with the
Davis Coal and Coke Company of New York,
Philadelphia and Baltimore, whoso mines
cover a large part of two oounties in
West Virginia, has electrified Galveston with
his lavish expenditure of money. Ho came
here from New York four weeks ago.
accompanied by s valet. Miss Smith, sn
actress, said to have been a member ot several
well-known companies, was a passenger on the
same stesmor. Both registered st the Tre
mont Hotel. The banks here, it is said, were
notified that young Davis's drafts wore good up
to $7,000,000.
Mr. Dsvls developed s predilection for bi
cycles, yachts nnd hacks, and Anally for prize
fighting. He chartered a yacht, nnd made a
trip with Miss Smith nnd a party of friends to
Roekport and Corpus Christ I. Champagne waa
plentiful, but the actress preferred draught
beer from a pitcher. Tho hack driver reaped
s harvest from Mr. Davis, as they were on the
go all the time while ho had the hack craze.
Mr. Davis's next fad was pugilism. Ho be
came deeply Interested In Jim Hall, the Aus
tralian, who once defeated Fltr.slmmons. Hall
la instructor of boxing at the Galveston Ath
letic Club, and for nearlya week Davis made the
olubrooms his headquarters. Last night, for
the edification of Miss Smith, there waa a light
to a finish at the olubrooms between two of the
best known local pugilists. Hall rofereed the
bout, which lasted eight rounds. It was one of
tho fiercest fights ever seen here. Miss Smith
was In ecstasies. She clapped her hands,
cheered, and said It waa tho most glorious sport
she had ever wttnessei). The boxers had no
cause for complaint, as Mr. Davis paid them
handsomely for the entertainment.
How much money Mr. Dnvls has spent since
bis arrival In Galveston nobody knows. Four
days ago ho went to the chief clerk at the Tre
inont Hotel and told him he wanted J500 for
pocket money. The clerk hesitated. Davis
laughed and snld:
"Just telegraph to the Davis Bank of Davis.
W. Vav or to my banker In Baltimore, and ask
If my draft will be honored." This was done
and the reply came, " Yea."
The money lasted three dsys, and yesterday
Davis told the clerk he wan broke and waa
going away. He wanted $'J.5oo. and again the
telegraph was called Into service and the re
ply came:
' Wo have advised the banking house of
Weeks. McCarthy A Co. that Mr. Davis's drafts
will be honored up to $7,000,000."
A local liveryman went to the hotel on Mon
day and asked for Mr. Davia. saying that he
had a bill for $50 against htm for breaking
rig. Tho clerk paid the bill at once, remarking
that Mr. Davis had money to burn.
"However." said the liveryman, "give me
the bill again and I'll make It a hundred."
"Not much." replied the clerk :" only $50
goes, but If It had been $150 It would have
Been all the same to Mr. Davis."
Mr. Davis had no lack of friends to help him
burn money, and showed his sociability by
showering monoy In all directions to pay all
the bills of people who accompanied him.
Mr. Davis and Miss Smith left to-day on the
steamer San Marcos for Key West. From there
they will go to Havana and Poco Rico and
thenco to New York.
SIGHT MINKRS KIT.IKD.
The Work of Rescue After the Explosion
Led by a Methodist Preacher.
BRowNsyiLLB. Pa.. Bept. 23. An explosion
of gas occurred this morning In tho Umpire
mine, owned by Snowden, Gould Co.. a
quarter of a mile from here, and eight miners
were killed. Several others were injured and
two are in a critical condition.
More than 150 men were In the mine at the
tlmo of the accident. Fifty-eight were In
entries 0 and 10. where tho explosion occurred.
Tho presence of firedamp rendered the work
ot rcscuo dangerous, and the securing of vol
unteers for the work was difficult. The ex
plosion was cnused by the ignition of fire damp
from a torch oarried by one of the miners.
As soon aa the news of the accident got
abroad hundreds of persons rushed to the
scene. The main entrance was blocked by the
wives and children of the miners still in the
mine, and they pleaded for men to go to the
rescue, while the miners who escaped were
surrounded ny their wives, who begged them
not to take tho risk. Valuable time was being
lost, when the Kev. John Law. a Methodist
preacher, stripped himself to the waist and.
seizing a miner s lamp nnd a plok. rushed Into
the mine. The miners followed him in. After
several hours tho eight bodies were brought
out. All the physicians of Brownsville were at
the pit mouth, and were kept busy In dressing
the wounds of those who got out.
Twenty-seven miners had a thrilling escape.
As soon as they heard the explosion they start
ed through tho back way. Dodging the failing
slate and coal, they ran and crawled through
IS miles of abandoned passages, pursued by
the deadly after damp, and came out at a point
on Redstone Creek, four miles from the pit
mouth.
1H Aft Til A VAX WIXKLK A BUICITtK,
The Negro Girl Found In Morris Canal
Probably Drowned Herself.
There Is little reason to doubt now that the
Newark mystery is nothing more than a sui
cide. The comely mulatto glri who was fished
out of the Morris Canal at Mulberry street late
on Thursday night was Identified yesterday
noon an Martha Van Wlnkle.agedlS, of 70 Mar
shall street, Newark. Her mother and other
relatives positively Identified the clothing and
jewelry ns well as the body, and they said that
Martha left her home at 7 o'clock on Thursday
night after having some words with her brother
Fred, who had reproved her for not taking
more interest In a baby sister. She said just
before going out: " I am sick and tired of this
and I'll got out and leave you In peace. I am
nogood In this world and I'll just get out of it."
Twenty minutes later the poople near the
lower end ot Centre Market heard sploshing
and screams In the canal.
The police still hold Barber Lombard! and
his wife, because Mrs. Walters, who lives op
posite the barber shop, says that she saw
1ombnrdi drag Mrs. Lorn bardi Into the house
and shut up the shop just as her attention was
called to the cries and splashing in the canal.
The spot where the girl went over the low wall
was directly In front of the barber ahop. They
are trying to make a case against the barber's
wife, under tho belief that she had a quarrel
with the girl and pushed her over tho wall.
TKRRIRT.K STORMS IN FORMOSA.
8,000 Buildings Destroyed and 400 Person
Killed or Injured.
Tacoma. Wash., Bept. 23. Floods snd ty
phoons wrought great devastation along the
eastern and northern shores of Formosa laat
month. Five thousand buildings were de
stroyed or rendered uninhabitable, and 400
Jiersons were killed or Injured around Tnlpoh,
Formosa's capital.
In Talpeh prefecture alone 2,073 houses were
destroyed and 005 badly damaged, while 140
Issiles and 100 Injured porsons were recovered
among ruined buildings. Japanese officials
have undertaken oxtenslve relief work, though
hampered by attack of Formosau rebels In
some valley buildinga and crop were entirely
swept away.
MARRIKIt AT MIDNIGHT.
Two Brides from Newark and Two Bride
grooms from a Morgan Liner,
Justice of the Peace Frank O'Keefe of
Hoboken at midnight on Thursday married
David B. Castle. 25 years old, first officer of the
Morgan line steamship New Orleans, to Miss
Dora Belle Mortimer ot Newark. The bride-
Broom's shore address was given aa 3311 Kasl
lxty-flfth street. The witnesses wereAdolph
Baumer. 25 years old. of 314 West Thirty
fourth street, a steward of the New Orleans,
and Miss Eva R. Shell, 2fl years old, also of
Newark, who after the first ceremony were
also married by Justice O'Ksefe.
Police Captain Eaaon In Charge of the
Bridge Squad.
Capt. John W. Eaaon of the Vernon avenue,
Brooklyn, police station waa tranaforrod yes
terday to the bridge squsd. replacing Cspt.
Jamea Ward, who waa retired on Thursday.
Capt Alexander Leo of the Stagg street station
goes to Vernon avenue, and Bergt Frank Bta
com of Vernon avenue becomes acting Captain
at Stagg street.
Mr. Bayard Conscious of Approaching
Death.
Dsdham. Mass.. Sept. 23 Thomas F. Bay
ard continues to grow slightly weaker each
day. His physicians say that be may live from
three to ten daya longer. He realize hi con
dition purtectly and speaks calmly el his s
MISS WINNIK DAVIS BVRIKIt.
Her Body Laid Beside That of Her Father
In the Cemetery at Rlrhmoad.
HicSMOSD. Va., Sept. 23. -The remains of
Miss Winnie Davis arrived here at 8:40 o'clock
this morning in a combination Pullman car of
the Now York. New Haven and Hartford Rail
road. Ono compartment of the onr was en
tirely filled with flowers. Besides Mrs. Jeffer
son Davis, the funeral party Included Mrs. J.
A Idlson Hayes of Colorado. Mrs Davis's daugh
ter, and Burton N. Harrison, who was private
secretary to Jefferson Davis. There saa a
guard of honor composed of these members of
tho Confederate Veterans' Camp of New York:
Lieutenant-Commander Edward Owen. John
0, Calhoun. R. Gwathincy, Clarenco Cary. John
Conover. W. Brlttinghnm, W. F. Benrdsley,
Fred C. Rodgers. W. S. Kelly, snd J. P. Kmlth.
Delegations from many organizations com
posed of former Confederates and a guard of
honor from Lee Camp met tho train and escort
ed the body to St. Pnul'n Church.where It lay In
state under the care of the guard of honor. Tho
church was not oen to the public but delega
tions from many organizations were admitted.
The funeral services were oondncted by the
Rev. Dr Hnrtley Carmlclincl and the Rev. Dr.
Moses D. Huge. The public was not admitted
to in- church, but the big building was more
than filled bv representatives of organiza
tions from nil over tho South and n great crowd
filled the streets. The procession which ac
companied the body to the eeraetory was two
hours In forming and extended practically
from the church to Hollywood, more than two
miles oway.
The Hags of the city were at half-mast and
during the procession every church bell In the
cltv was tolled. The pns'csslon was led by
the Second Vlrglnln Volunteers, just home
from Jacksonville. Then enmo s long line of
Confederate camps and Sous ot Veterans, the
bands playing funeral dirges. The hearse
was drawn by four snow-white iionlee, with
bridle attendants, and lu the rear, following
a a special guard of honor, matched loo vet
erans from tho Confederate Soldiers' Home.
The procession closed with a double line of
carriages. The honorary pallbearers were
Gov. J. Hogo Tyler. ex-Oqv. C. T. O'Farroll.
Gen. John B. Gordon. Gen. Fltzbugh I.ee. Gen.
G. W. Custls Lee. J. Taylor Ellison. William
W. Skelton. James Swan, Gen. D. 11. Maury.
Col. William Preston Johnston. Burton N. Har
rison. Gen. Bradley T. Johnston. Gen. David
A. Westger. Col. W. E. Cutehuw. J. N. Boyd.
Arthur M. Seddon. Col. William II. Palmer,
Judge George L. Christian. Virgintus Newton.
Joseph Bryan. William D. Chesterman. Capt.
W. Gordon McCabe. Col. E. L. Hohson. Walter
E. Grant. W. W. Davles. Col. John B, Purcoll.
Major Norman V. Randolph. Gen. Charles T.
Anderson. Dr. James B. McCaw, Dr. George
Ross, Major Robert Stiles. Col. Archer Ander
son. Major James H. Dooley. Thomas Atkin
son, C. T. Williams. E. B. Addison and E. Les
lie Spence. Jr.
The crowd of spectators filled the amphi
theatre formed by the bills surrounding the
burial plot. The grave is near that of Jeffer
son Davis. It was lined with Confederate
flags and the head floral piece was a Confed
erate Hag of large size made of red, white nnd
blue Immortelles.
OtJfl PARIS COMMISSION.
It Member Are Free to Say They Had a
Good Time on the Atlantic
Setrtal CmkU PetpatrhfM to Thk Stnr.
Qdbknstowx. Sept. 23 The ateamer Cam
pania, with the American Peace Commissioners
on board, arrived here at 1 :21 P. M. She re
ports having had a fairly good passage. The
American Commissioners wero reticent as to
their mission, but were agreed aa to tho fact
that they had had a good time during the
voyage. All on board were well.
Madbid, Sept. iS. SI Liberal understands
that the Government has appointed SeOor De
Ojedo. Spanish Minister to Morooco, Socretary
of the Paris Peace Commission.
Paris. Sept. 23. It is said here that the
Spanish Peace Commissioners will lesve Madrid
on the evening of Sept. 25 and that a prelim
inary meeting of the joint commission will be
held on Sept. 27 at the Quai d'Orsay. Ths
meeting will be wholly Informal.
THK BOUNDARY DISPUTE.
Argentina and Chill Hava Signed an Agree
ment. Svtciml Cable Deipatek to Tn Sew.
BrwNOB Atbbs. Sept. 23. It Is reported that
an amicable agreement between the Argen
tine and Chilian governments has been signed.
The trouble between these countries has ex
isted for years, but did not roach a serious
phase until It was discovered that there la an ex
cellent country east of the Cordilleras in Pata
gonia, to which both countries laid claim. The
trouble grew out of various misunderstandings
as to the interpretation of the treaty in which
they had fixed the boundary line between
them. The partlcularmisundcrstandlng which
Is responsible for most of tho bad feeling Is In
teresting in a geographical sense.
The treaty provides that the boundary line
shall coincide with the water parting between
the rivers flowing west through Chill Into the
Pacific and those flowing east into Argentina.
The contention of the latter country has been
that it was supposed when the treaty was made
that this water parting was coincident with the
highest and central crests of the Cordlllernn
ranges and that the trentymust be Interpreted
according to what it meant and not what it
said. It was discovered when careful explora
tions were mado for delimiting the frontier
that not a few of the Chilian rivers rise to the
east of the central ranges in territory
that Argentina had supposed was secure
ly her, and in this disputed territory
some beautiful and fertile valleys were
found which are now occupied by flourishing
colonies over which both countries claim juris
diction. Chill took her stand upon the letter
of the treaty and Argentina took here upon
what she asserted was the spirit and real moan
ing of that document.
If Argentina's contention Is correct the gen
tlemen who drew the treaty didn't say exactly
what they meant. In short, it ts another In
stance of fixing a boundary Involving geo
graphical questions before the geography Is
understood. Tho explorations which both
countries have zealously promoted since the
dispute arose have thrown a good deal of light
upon the Southern Cordilleras.
MARCH AND AT FA SHOD A.
Russians Intimate That Abyssinian Troop
May Be with Him.
Spinal Cable Dttpatck to Tna Sim.
Brbmn. Bept. 23. A despatch to the Cologne
Oatttte from St. Petersburg ssys it I regarded
as possible. In the light of recent Information,
that not only the French expedition under
Major Mnrchand, but a force of Abyssinian
troops is at Fashoda. It la expected that King
Menelek will refuse to relinquish his old claim
to the Nile border of his empire, and accord
ingly may plant his flag and assemble a con
siderable force of troops opposite Fashoda.
The kingdom of Abyssinia hss never extended
west to the White Nile In ancient or modern
times, so far as history shows. Menelek could
not make apy pretensions to territory on the
White Nile without giving serious offence to
Oroat Britain, with whom his relation are
amicable as far as is known. By the treaty
concluded this year Great Britain ceded to
Abyssinia H.000 square mile of British Sonia-lilulld.
BRITISH IN DAN0BMU
Tha Gunboat Battler Sent to Their Aid In
the Central Philippines.
SjMeiaJ ('aMr Dupatck to Ths Sow.
London. Sept. 23. The Globe say slsrmlng
Information haa been received by the Govern
ment as to the position of the British residents
In the Philippines. The British gunboat Rattler
of tha China station haa been ordered to pro
ceed with all possible speed to the Island of
Cebu, in the central part of the Philippines,
where the British community is said to be Id
Imminent danger from the natlvea.
Murdered Mr. Joel' Katate Worth 0,000,000
tptcml Cmmle DeioaleS to Tn Sox.
London. Sept. 23. The estate of the late
Wooif Joel, the South African millionaire, who
waa shot and killed at Johannesburg,! n March
lust by Ludwig von Veltheim, amounts to XI.
200.000. The New Order of Kllimbetb.
Special Cable Denatch to Turn Sim.
Vienna. Sept. 23. The Emperor hss ap
pointed Count Bellegarde Fint Chancellor of
the new order of Elizabeth, which waa oreated
in honor of the late Empress of Austria.
t ROYAL
Absolutely Pur.
Mado front Pare Oravjp Creaa
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We are still growing.
Our Broadway ana 82nd Sty
store has gained 2,800 squava
feet ; our Broadway and Warrfa
St. store, not to be outdone, haa
increased 8,700 square feet.
Plasterers and painters liave
been at work till we're fresh and
clean within and without ready
for von ; and so is the clean fresh
Fall stock for men and boys.
There are no flowers nor brass
bands, but the welcome will be
just as hearty, and the clothes,
shoes, hats and furnishings all
the better.
Open until 6 o'clock.
I
Rogers, Pket fe Oot
Wrrn snd Broadwsy.
Prince and Broadfaur, . .
Thirty -second and Srosdway, J
-j- - '-' - -'-' a i m
RJ If you hsve contracted
Kj the habit of doing
yoar own Ihlnklnf
Mjf you must be aware that
IsApJ your safest plan in buying
ILl articles of prime necessity is
H & to secure such as have stood
a L at the head in all respects for
jfl A many long years. Such a
fllll OLD CROW RYE I
BBaVJr H'5 a'wvs reliable, if pui
Kr"'mL M c h s e ll 'rom "putabls
H fy fij houses. It is never bottled
.-vM until well matured. No
V9Vva cattle or hogs are fed at
TOPa that distillery.
liBlric&oJ H. B. KIRK & CO.,
z- """ Jl Sole Bottlers, NewYork.-
silent for theOreat Western Champagne.
BUSINESS I I
REVIVES
Interest In the means si
doing business revives
with It. Ths bsst one
quickest means of doing
business Is ths
TELEPHONE SERVICE
Message rates make ths
eost oftelephone servloe
In NewYork very moderate.
NEW YORK TELEPHONE CO.
15 Dcy Street. 18 Cortlandt Street
2 nrmidwny. HA West 8Sth Street
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R. M. JOHNSTON, THK NOVKLIBT, DEAD, '
General IirhllltT Tamed HI Death In Bait,
more HI Literary Work.
Baltimobx, Sppt. 23. Col. Richard Mal
colm Johnston, tho novoliRt. died to-dajr In ths
City Hoapltal of seneral debility.
He waa born on March 8, 1822. near Powel
ton. Ga.. and his early days were apeht on a
plantation. After being graduated at Meroer
University he practiced at the bar until 1V7.
when ho became professor of belles lettrea at
the University of Georgia. During the orvtl
war he served on the staff of Gov. Brown of
Georgia. After the war he conducted a boya
boarding school at Rocky, Ga.. till the death of
a favorite daughter led him to move to Haiti
more. Many of his novels nnd short stories wers .
founded on episodes within his own experi
ence In the South on plantations and else
where. Resides Action, he wrote a life of Al
exander H. Stephens, and In collaboration with
William Hand Browne he compiled a "Hiatorf
of English Literature."
Obituary Motes. '
Andrew Judson White, who died In London,
yesterday, was a capitalist whose active Inter
ests Involved a large number ot commercial
enterprises. For many years he had been, ,
Identified with the wholesale drug business.
He was the President and one of the founders!
of the Yost TypewrirerCbmpany. and a director ,
and large stockholder In the Union Typewrltof ;
Company, Into which many of the leading type-
writer companies were merged several years
ago. In 1H.14 he endowed a dormitory at Yals
University, which waa named for him. For
manyvenrs Mr White resided In this city at
84tt Fifth avenue. Ho was a man of Btronat
personal attributes, kindly and generous. Bs
sldes his wlilow the deceased leaves a son
Raymond S. White, who la a graduate of Yals
University and a member of the New York bar.
Martin Cassldy. for more than a quartsr of
century a well-known citizen of Bnyonne, died
yeuteroay afternoon at his home on Wet Nlno-i
teenth street, that city, in his slxty-flrat year.!
The cause of death was kidney disease. Mr. '
Cassldy was an uncle of Councilman William
A. Cassldy and Roundsman Martin Cassldy. Jr..
of Rayonne. He was a native of Ireland. For i
many years he was a member of the Hudson !
County and Bavonne City Democratlo com-;,
mlttees. His funeral will occur to-day.
CharleaA.Schaeffer. President of the Untver- .
alty of Iowa, died at his home at Iowa City. la.. I
yesterday. He was born in Pennsylvania (a
184:i. and was graduated from the University I
of Pennsylvania In ISrtl. Later lie studied la
Germany. He was professor of chemlstryand i
mineralogy at Cornell University from 168 to '
1SS7. and dean of the Cornell faculty Ijs ,
18SU-87 He had boen President of Iowa Vmt ,
Torslty slnoo 1887.
The Rev. Dr. Philip Grace, pastor of Bf. .
Mary'H Roman Catholic Church at Newport. I
R. I , died yesterday. He was bom In February, i
ir8. at Castle Connor, Kilkenny oounty. Ira- t
and, and waa ordained at Hertford In 186IL
ii I860 he waa assigned to St Mary', and ,
aoon built up an Influential church. Early this
year he visited Rom.
William H. Johnson, a retired merchant, what ,
had long been prominent In Spiritualist olrolM
In Brooklyn, died on Thursday at Dr. Bhepard'SV
sanitarium. 81 Columbia Heights.
190 FISHERMEN DROWNKD. j
Lost Their I.tvei In a Hlg Storm Alone !
Mile of the Baltic Coast. (
Special Cable Dupatck to Tas Sua.
BiBi.i n. Sept. 23. A despatch from Mem,
Prussia, on tho Baltic, says s terriOo storm
swept the Russian Baltic on Monday, destroy
ing a large number of small craft. Alone that!
coast between Polangen and Libau 120 flshsrV
men were drowned.
Heron Curaon of Kadleeton. ,.
Special Cable IHopotch to Tas So.
Loitdom. Bept. 28. Mr. George N. Cursoa. that
newly appointed Viceroy ot India, has bssn lJ
evated to the peerage ss Baron Oursoa of
Kedlaston. i
To Kipel 80 AnnrobUu from BwttsrlaaV
Special Cable IMipaitk to Tas Sim. 4
Bebhk. Bept. 23. The Government ha SM
dared the expulsion from Switzerland of thirty
ilx Anarchists.
Twamty-four Houses Burned ta Fna i
Opeaial Cable DeepaUb to Tata Boa.
Ooia. Colombia. Bpt. 23. A flr at JTi m HS
last night deattvysd twenty -tour hssuss SttSJS?
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