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votrrnor, djr
sth.rlng of Sliver
lion qnr Hotel
.nd file Ohjeet to
tlon. Were Mad.
ilttee of the Silver
minted at the Byra-reredtomakenoml-undertooktoholda
ire Hotel last night,
all right, bat not
lona from a perfect
vooped down on the
d Insisted on being
tlng. Moat of these
et delegate to the
tier declared that no
noutof the meeting,
i tried to break In
r the Sergeant-at-Chalrraan
r gathered In the
pllmentary thlnga
ne of the letter's
g In the oorridora.
Mm and a first-class
the subjeotof It all
meeting room door
all hands shut up
mlttee. after being
nounced that It had
for Governor. EUlot
overnor.and Gideon
te. whereupon there
ig. at the conclusion
Tent back to dig up
p the Organisation
iyrnouse met at the
slock, and went Into
McDonald said that
ea, one from eaoh
State, and there
hand when the
the Now York city
ohn . Foote.O. M.
y. Henry Dohlln,
H. O. 8. Rtlmson.
ward J. Duggnn of
nslngburg. John W.
T. Dibble of Honeoyo
of Niagara Falls,
yer of Buffalo and
n progress about a
tlon of fire from the
of the Nineteenth
iy John F. Lynch,
tel to notify the
organisation was
rsonlan Democraoy
In the evening and
iice Van Wyok, who.
nominated by "an
sailing themselves
izatlon Committee
s support and then
i hundred other sil
I and demanded to
lowed In the meet
out word that only
i nominations were
ihouted the outald
messenger baok to
o that effoot
lie door and looked
smiled and said:
"Oh. you're Assembly district delegates to
tiw Syracuse conference. That's over with.
Only Senate district delegates oan attend this
Thenne shut the door, amid the protests of
the outsiders. Loud In his denunciation of Mr.
. JfeDorulil was a man named 8. J. MoBride.
H Insisted that he was a delegate from the
fifth Senate district. Former Coroner John
J.Oatesof Staton Island, who la an admirer of
Kr. McDonald, heard McBride saying things
bout the Chairman.
"Oh. you're doing a lot of talking." he said.
"II you're a Senate district delegate why don't
you go Into the meeting Instead of talking
bout ynor rights ? "
"I'll do It." aald MoBride. and. striding up to
ths door of the meeting room, he opened It and
started in. J. W. Everett, the Bergeant-at-
Araa, grabbed him.
"let me alone: rma delegate." cried Mc-
"dot your credentials?" demanded Everett.
"! left them home" said JtoBrlde.
I "Then ilt!" aald Everett, and beoause Mo-
l' Bride didn't move fast enough to suit him ho
aZ kiim bT lne co!1r BDd aboved him out Into
"McBride said so many awful things about
Mr. MoDonald after this that Mr. Oates went
up to him. and. shaking his finger naderhls
nose, said :
."Don't you know there's a libel law in this
State ?
" Oh. what do 1 care?" said MoBride.
In the meantime J. J. Daly of the Twenty
firth Assembly dletrlot undertook to break
t In the meeting. Mr. Everett attended to
k B TiT exPedltiously as ha had attended to Mc
Brlde s case. Suoh an awful clamor arose at
this juncture that Mr. McDonald stuck his
head out of the door and again threatened
tarallln the police. Just when it looked as
Uiougn there was going to be trouble Col. A. 0.
lk. who was one of (he crowd in the hall,
moved that the outsiders have a meeting
or their own. So the wholo crowd ad
journed to a parlor across the hall
from where the Organization Committee was
meeting. Col. Flsk was elected Chairman and
Bis Drst motion he had to entertain waa from
Mr. Daly to the effect that a committee of five
i J sent to Mr. McDonald with a demand that all
hands be allowed to participate In the nomina
" Rons.
JJ motion aroused the Ire of one of Mr.
MeCondald's friends, who rose and said :
Them fellers are worklu' In a common
eeuse with us. and their cause is as common
aiours. Let 'em alone."
well, ain't we all gents?" demanded Mr.
"Now. that's what I want to know." ex
jjumed a little man who hadn't been heard
BIrom before,
how, gentlemen, let's have order." said
BST Wi KT ot stne good news, I have
f on high authority that Mr. William R. Hearst
, aasoromlsed to give our ticket the support of
W Journal If we nominate Henry George.
I 2j.ji " '?' "SttP Dy sundry groans when a man
Krroyrf Whts the " with Henry
w"1 b8sl'1? that." resumed Col. Flak, "a
western man has promised $3,000 toward our
Mpaign fund." iMore cheers.
d 3" .'""o'ure the door acrosa the hall
u 0?d t'ame ou'- a voice exclaimed:
: keJ!7 Q'rge for Oovernor." and then the
KM; disappeared. In the excitement that fol-
Cn i.Vhelf that tnree m'n were sitting on
I Sik.Y10.1?8"-. Two of tho men got up all
i Sftfii butu ,the ,thlrd fel1 on water pltohor.
C"'"? hl leg. Amid great excitement
' i.,ii" ''arrloif out Into the ball and
lwa,er was sent for a matt rasa and a doctor.
1 fi!i! arrlveJ slmultaneuusly and the In-
!!.. "'."". fas laid out on tho mattress and
him , . 0.'h'a trousers. Thenthe doctorflxed
P"up with sticking plaster and he put on his
trousers ugnin and went home.
; ,K1J'vMJS'e,otic WHIIh J. Abbot appeared nt
amfTCrli . w.as vel7 mueh Pleased ovor the
aoffllnatlon of Ilonry George.
"a. V""1 w'th Mr. (leorge to-night." he said.
I 1L.1 m wh,at conversation I had with him
iomL.iTOrt,lnJ,iat h" will accept the
Kt rnJ?"- h"n l l6ft hlm he J
!lfiifc,Hf,.B,d" "P his mind, but I
fc5fn y111 aP00J,t " rlhtA a for Mr.
jnWrth, I came down from Syracuse with
thTeJvl rda.T' anA I '-el very confident from
S5.nt !rsation ! hlld with him that he will
f sent to run on our ticket."
tTjnfd niKht, thn Organitatlon Committee
Uon. "r worK with the following nomlna
of Aii,.Cor. (-2raPtroJler- J- McDonough
elS!!i: tor. 8tuto Treasurer. M. C. Caton
HB,0:r, Ir. Attorney-Genoral. Olo F!
PfWr.Of Buffalo: for Htate Knglneer, Qen.
EaainVjf2f.l VMW- Mr.McOonald went
I Kr ""mediately, but the other members of
Shi0.O-i?i".l"'J"tByea. "round and souared
gJJ with the disappointed Assembly district
"' Write Each Other letters,
Yesterday the Citizens' State party formally
2 ' tno cltlens' Union of Its Intention to
"op the name and emblem of the union and
proceed under IU own stonm. Boudlnot
hwrr)tBU0(torttbout (t to n netting.
Culf',nr Nj'n ."riesen. ohairman of the Citizens'
to ihl'.h if"te ,a. i''".or to Jolln Jay Chapman
adm.,J, " "''I he ffarpd that Col. Roosevelt
8 ,(nui'inlMta,H0 ln Iwllnlng the lndci.end
' t u'lna .'."n He ut"",,""l "hat Col. l(x.se
heshonM t,,.'ally.nr!mluu'd H the union. If
"wll? ,' !" dm"""; !" Mr. Von Itrleseu.
tomlnaS .'ne..,0"ou,'h to deld'9 whether to
tovi." aQther man or rollra from the
Canuld.te, to Be Inlon league's Guests.
The Union League Club will give a smoking
tk,c" nd supper on Thurbday. Out. 0. under
"direction of the House Committee. Col.
JJMV0't. the other Republican State oaudl-
Kthc Vum-I L""u,H"oan edi,orB ?' "! State will
to ailS ? 21 "he.evening. Tho President Is
KHJL' IS",t'n ooimnlttee of twe.ity
e olniTthu , .T1,ere Is no division of feeling In
b a b g u ,r "" th reco"tlon iaexpe'tod
Levy to Bun Against Astor.
utu rn '' Tam"uy men left Syracuse they
iiiully decided to run Jcffnrsun M. Levy
Khn;;" h the Thirteenth district against
J" a'miu iUir. Tauiiuai Im, also decided
ffieoLrae'uThiirlc'i.1'"" 'ur UeuaU,r
a -
BKMKirAnmn umjT.-eor. woonmvrr.
Btopwbllesus OlalM of Brsmklrn Celebrated
Bis Bonomlnatlon last Night.
The hastily arranged serenade to Lleut.-Oov.
Timothy L. Woodruff last night was a big suc
cess. Two thousand or more Republicans
marched to the home of the Lieutenant-Governor
ln Eighth avenue and President street.
The frlenda and neighbors of Mr. Woodruff
In the Twenty-second ward war already then
and joined In the enthusiastic ohMrinc. Along
side the Lieutenant-Governor on the wide
stoop were Gen. Stewart L. Woodford, Con
gressman Bennett, William A. Prendergaat,
and a dozen other wpomlnent Republicans
while Mrs. Woodruff, all smiles, surveyed tho
scene from thn background.
Col. Michael J. Dady headed the line in front
of the Union Republican Club of the Third
ward. Each man carried an American flag In
one hand and a lighted torch In the other, and
there waa great cheering as they marched past
Then came the famous CharleaJ. Ilnnbert llat
Jwry. all the way from the Twenty-seventh
ward, with the big gun whloh has done Repub
lican servloe in a doaen preceding campaigns.
Each man In the battery carried a Chinese Tan
tern. In the parade wore also the Unity Club,
the Federal Club, the Invlncibles and halt a
dozen others.
When the naraders had massed themselves
ln front of the house and tho Haubert gun hod
performed Its part in the ceremonies. Gen.
Woodford stepped forward and told how he
had become Sir. Woodruffs mascot by assist
ing at a similar gathering two years ago on
the occasion of his first nomination:
. " I am now here," he said. " all the way from
Madrid to predict that we will triumphantly
elect our friend and neighbor to be Lleutonnnt
Oovnrnor. while making the rough rider Gov
ernor." Mr. Woodruff waa unfortunately suffering
from a bad cold, and had therefore to out abort
his remarks, especially as he did not wish to
endanger his voice In view of the big stumping
tour he Is planning.
"I thank you," he said, "from the bottom of
fly heart for this evidence of your friendship.
f elected, aa I feel confident that I will be, I
will do my utmost to merit the kindness you
have always shown me."
Mr. Prendergaat spoke to aomo length and
aroused enthusiasm when ho ouloglzedthe ad
ministration of President MoKinley and de
clared that Its Indorsement and the upholding
of the added splendor to the American flag
were Involved In the approaching election In
the Empire State. Before retiring the chiefs
of the serenaders shook hands with the Lieutenant-Governor.
Programme for His Entertainment at the
Omaha Exposition.
Washtkoton. Sept 30. Tho following pro
gramme has been arranged by the managore of
the Omaha Exposition tor the entertainment of
President MoKinley during his visit there,
Oct. 11 and 13:
The Reception Committee, with military os
cort. will meet the President's train on arrival
on the evening of the 11th. and will escort the
President, the members of hla Cabinet and
other distinguished guests to the club, where
they will spend the night. At 10 the next
morning the committee will escort tho Presi
dential party to the Exposition grounds, where
the peaee jubilee exerolsos will begin on the
Plaza at 11 o'clock and the President will
deliver a short speech. At the conclu
sion of the exercises the visitors will
be entertained at a luncheon, and a tour
of the buildings will begin at 2:30. ending at
the life aavlng station, where an exhibition
drill will be given. This will be followed by a
reception at the Government building near by.
Carriages will be taken to witness the Indian
battle at 4 o'clock, and an hour later tho
manoeuvres of the war balloon will take plaoe.
Tho party will return to the caf lor supper at
6 o'clock and a boat ride on the lagoon will
follow. The programme for the day will con
clude with an exhibition of fireworks at 0:80,
after which the visitors will return to the club
house for the night.
The President will leave for St, Louis at 0
o'olook on tho morning of the 13th. going by
way of Burlington, Ottumwa and Keokuk.
Iowa, where short stops will be made, and St.
Louis will bo reached the next momlng. Tho
President will leave St. Lonts ln the evening or
early the next morning for Chicago, arriving
there on the 15th. He will remain until the
lltth. and possibly longer.as he is not due to
reach Washington until the 2Jd. attending the
peace jubilee on the 18th and llith. Stops may
be made on the way at Tnrre Haute and Indi
anapolis. Kanses City and Minneapolis kept
the wires hot to-day with Invitations to visit
those cities, but It Is highly Improbable that
the President will take either of them ln on
this trip.
tkilow rwrmn rv thb south.
Case Reported In Iioulalanat and Missis
sippiSome of Them Fatal.
Washington, Sept 30. Reports to the Ma
rine Hospital Service lor the week ended to
day of the existence of yellow fever In the
South show the following:
Franklin. La.. Sept 24. The disease con
tinues, but presents the same mild character.
One hundred and six cases and five deatha
have been reported.
Nkw Ohi.eanh. La.. Sept. 28. Yellow fevor Is
slowly increasing In the city. Twelve oases
and two deaths nave been reported to date.
Jefferson parish, across tho river from New
Orleans, hud Ave easea to Sept. 20.
Baton Rouok. La, Sept. 25. One case re
ported. Habvit's Canal. La., BeDt. 24. Six eases
have been reported to date.
Wilson. I a.. Sept. 26 Twelve cases were re
ported : very inlla tvpe.
In Mississippi yellow fevor has been reported
at the following places: Kdwanls (vicinity)
Jackson. OrwooJ, Oxford, Taylor's, Waterford
and Water Valley.
Order Requiring Stamps on Rebate Rail
road Checks Suspended.
Wabhinoton, Sept. 30. The Commissioner
of Internal Revenue to-day direct od Collectors
to suspend, until a decision could be obtained
from the Attorney-General, tho order requiring
a two-cent stamp on each rebate check issued
by railroad conductors for excess of fare paid by
passengers. It was held that these rebate slips
came within the term "order for the payment
of any sum of money." and wuk therefore tax
able. Stamps were affixed by some companies,
while others resisted the imposition of the tax.
taking the ground that the rebates were not
within the Intent of tho law orders for the pay
ment of money, as the money already belonged
to the passenger. Tho Attorney-General has
been called on to decide the question.
War Revenue Rulings.
Washington. Sept. 30. The Commissioner
of Internal Revenue to-day ruled that persona
who sell bottles containing brandy and cherries
knowingly to persons who buy them, not for
the fruit contained therein, but for the brandy,
involve themselves In liability under the Inter
nal Reveuue laws of the United States as liquor
dealers and are required to pay epeolal tax as
Exhibitions given by concert companies and
musical artists are public exhibitions given
for money, under paragraph 8 of section 2 of
the War Revenue act.
Street Car Employees to Have a Celebration.
The Metropolitan Street Railway Association
will hold Its second anniversary celebration to
night at Carnegie Hall, and the affair will be the
drst of a series of monthly entertainments to
be held during the winter. The association,
whioh has about 7.000 members, was organ
ized by the employees of the Metropolitan
Street Railway Company only two years ago,
but has already paid out u.000 In insurance
and sick benefits, and has accumulated a fund
of $5,000 which Is Invested In the railroad
company s securities The association Is en
tirely separate from thn company, and Is in no
way controlled by It. A feature of the meeting
to-night will he the presence of twenty-eight
veterans of the war formerly employoes of
the railroad company somo of whom are still
on sick leave.
Oeorge W. Hunkker'i Petition In Bank
ruptcy. George W. Wanmaker of 448 Wast Fiftieth
street, the well-known Republican politician,
filed a iwtltlon In bankruptcy yesterday with
liabilities of $0,500 and no assets. He was ln
the lumber business In the tlrm of Oeorge
Kiirr k Co, In this city and Hobokeo, from
1887 to the summer of lHHf. wheu they went
out of business. Most of the liabilities were
incurred In that business. It is aald he has
paid off a large part of his debta In the past two
The Logwood Fever Boat Coming Rsre.
Lkwbs. Del.. Sept. 30 The quarantine au
thorities here this morning released the brig
Sunlight and she will proceed ln tow to-night
for New York with her cargo of logwood. The
Sunlight arrived hero on Wednesday with most
of lior crew 111 with a disease called "logwood
fever." She was placed in quurnutlueaud the
bud cases landed. James Edward of Brooklyn
died the same day, and one other sailor is left
here seriously ill.
Cripple Creek's Hlg Uld Output.
Colorado Spbinus. CoL.Hept. :m - Crliyile
1 Creek's September xold oiitptt exceeds $1,4 II.
000, awl la the biggest recorded.
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mbm. FLontMorrr avrrocATKn bkmidk
timn unAxncmu.nBKS.
On Child Band and the Other Almost at
IU Last Ossp -Evidence That the flrsnd
mother Had Lnrod the Children Into tha
Room and Then Turned On the Street Oas.
Mrs. Marguerite Florlmont, a widow. 7a
years old, and her 8-year-old grandson Ar
mand were found dead yesterday afternoon
In adjoining beds at 3fl Cedar street. Williams
burg. They had been asphyxiated by Illumi
nating gas. Beside the boy lay hit sister
Florence. 11 years old. She was nearly dead.
Mrs. Florlmont owned the house where aha
lived. Her husband died lad March. There
lived In the house with her Joseph Martin, a
son by her first husband : Edward Florlmont.
a son by her second marriage, who succeeded
to his father's business, and the two grand
children, Armand and Florenoo. whose parents
died about alx years ago. Mrs. Florimont'a
bedroom waa baok of the parlor on the first
floor. She usually rose at 0 o'olook In the
morning, but when she failed to be up at that
time her sons did not disturb her. Edward,
whose room waa ovor his mother's, was np
earlier than usual yesterday. When he went
downstairs he noticed that his mother's room
door was slightly ajar. An hour later he left
the house. Joseph Martin left the house later
and before he went out he heard his mother
moving around In her room. The two chil
dren attended Public School 74 ln liushwlck
avenue. On account of n.cough the girl had
not been to school for more than a week.
Almost every day Joseph Martin, another
frandchlld. who Uvea in Linden street, visited
Ire. Florlmont. He went there yesterday af
ternoon and rapped on the yard gate. There
was no reply. He jumped over the fence ami
found the back basement door unlocked. He
opened It and detected the smell of gas. He
called his grandmother, and, not receiving an
answer, he went up to the parlor floor. The
odor of gas was much stronger there. He
went to the old lady's bedroom door and open
ed It. The room was dark and the gas nearly
overpowered hlm. He ran to a window and
opened It. The light from the street fell on
his cousin Florence, who lay gasping at the
foot of the bed. Young Martin opened the
other wlndo.v and shouted for help. The boy
Armand waa found lying on his face and Mrs.
florlmont on h?rbaek across her bed. All three
were clothed. Uus was escaping from two
Policeman Hallenbeck sent a hurry coll for
an ambulance. Surgeon Connor of St. Cath
arine's Hospital said that Mrs. Florlmont had
been dead about two hours and the boy about
half an hour.
By moans of artificial respiration he suc
ceeded In partially reviving the girl, and then
took her to the hospital, where It was said last
night she might die.
When Mrs. Flortmont'e sons appeared later
they were unable to give the police a reason
for their mother's act.
"My mother loved those two grandchildren,"
said Edward Florlmont, "and I cannot for the
life of me advance any reason why she 1.1
this. Ever since my father died mother has
at times acted strangely. She would go out to
the grocery, buy some things, and after paying
for thorn and Icuvlng she would go back and
pay for them again. 8o it was with tho
butcher, if only one gas burner had been open
In her room to-dny one might have thought
that It was probably done accidentally, but tho
fact that gas was escaping from two out of the
our burners In her bedroom and also that all
the windows and the doors were closed leads
me to believe that she might have done this
while out of her head. Father left her prop
erty and she was not in want."
The Control of Their Sugar Company Taken
from Them Unexpectedly.
San Francisco. Sept. 30. Tho control of the
Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company to
day passed from tho hands of young Rudolph
and Gus Sprcckcls Into those of a syndicate of
brokers. The deal Involved nearly $2,000,000.
and was carried on so secretly that tho two
younger sons of the old sugar millionaire never
dreamed of the sword hanging over their heads
until it fell and they had to step down and out.
These Spreckel boys flrat acquired control of
the stock by sharp practice on their lather, and
for four years they have held It. They have
rigged the market several times, cleaning up
largo profits.
BytheCIvil Code tho board of directors of a
corporation may be removed by a two-thirds
vote of tho stock. In this case that meant
60.000 shares. The opposition secured 08.000
shares, and yesterday showed their hand. The
Spreckels boys and their associates at once
gave up. A meeting was called and the old
directors resigned, and a new board was
chosen, consisting ol Edward Pollltz, broker,
who was elected President : E. M. Walsh. Al
bert Meyer, R. G. Brown, and Charles Sutro.
The affair was managed by Edward Pollltz.
Henry St. Ooar. R. G. Brown, and Daniel Meyer,
with several rich brokers as their associates.
The stock cost from $10 tip to $35 a share, and
in three weeks nearly 30,000 shares wore pur
chased at from $25 to $27.
Buslnesa men generally regard the deal as a
ood one, for it removes from power the
preckelB boys, who have used their power to
run in debt a corporation which should have
made large prollts. Tho Spreckels boys re
cently bought four stenmers in Europe for
$5o.ii00 each for interlsland traffic, and It was
to pay for these steamers that an Issue of 00.
000 shares of new stock was intended.
Hawaiian Commercial stock hue been a lively
gam lle for six years. Under Clous Spreckels
the stock was assessed $5 a share, which shook
out all tho old stockholders. Soon after the
stock, which had fallen to 25 cents a share, re
bounded to $8 and $9. Tho plantations under
the management of the Spreckels boys became
very profitable. The hope of annexation added
to the value of tho stock until early this year
it reached $30. and at that price tho public In
vested heavily. Then came doubt as to tho
ratification of the annexation treaty, and the
management took advantuge of this to depress
stock by selling large blocks, both here nnd In
New Y'ork. Tho price went down to $10, but
mint of the shareholders held on and the op
position combination started in to buy stock.
Kept t'p a Neighborhood Quarrel Against
Odds During Her Husband's Absence.
Henry Hayden. who has built aflat In West
side avenue, near Falrmount avenue, Jersey
City, is having somo trouble about getting the
rear end of it painted. Tho rear of the flat is
close to the rear of Arthur Genn's house, at
451) Falrmount avenue. Mr. Oenn says that
Mr. Hayden promised that ho would not put
windows ln tho flat on a lino with the windows
in his house, but ho violated the agreomont.
Mr. Oenn then made up his mind that the rear
of the flat woujd not he painted. A scaffold
could not bo swung without overhanging his
property, and he deolarod that if any attempt
wus made to swing a scaffold ho would cut the
On Thursday afternoon, whan Mr. Genn was
not at home, two oaluters started to work on
tho rear of the flat. Eaoh of them had a paint
brush attached to a long ole, and one of them
operated the brush from the roof while the
other leaned out of the window. Mrs. Genu,
who is as much interested in the fight as her
husband, hung out somo clothes, thinking that
the painters would stop work to avoid drop
ping paint on the clothes. This plan was a
failure, however, as tho paintors continued to
wield their brushes. Mrs. Genn tnen got a
long clothes pole and began to light a duel
with the man who was painting out of the win
dow. When he placed his brush against the
boards she pushed it away with her clothes pole.
The contest wus watched by a large crowd.
Just before dark the painter retired, aa he
hud nearly finished his work, and Mrs. Genu
went Into herown house, not exactly victorious,
but satisfied with the effort she had made. The
contest will probably be renewed when the
second coat of paint 1b to bo put on.
Falling Oil In the Catch of Alaska Seals
Iudlvated by the Leelanaw's Cargo.
San Fbanuisco. Sept. 30. The Alaaka Ex
ploration Company's steamer Leelanaw arrived
hero to-day from St. Mlohael with half a million
In nuggets and drafts. 100 passengers and a
very valuable cargo of furs, representing the
North American Commercial Company's har
vest for the season.
For more than twenty years, upto eight years
ago. the annual catch of seals averaged more
than 100,000. The Leelauuw brought down
only lS.OOO skins. Her fur cargo u In detail aa
follows: From St. Paul, 15,850 sealskins and
157 blue foxsklus; from St. Oeorge 1,282 seal
and 328 blue fox, and from Dutch Harbor. 200
red fox and 26 sea ottersklns.
Where Yesterday's Fires Were.
A. U. U:0a, tu.r, Brosdwsy, Johnson A Co., dam
age slight; 1:40, 411 Ksst Houstc-u street, Jacob
Buth, dsrnsg 126; H:H0, 211 West Thirty -Brat
atrtM't, hauiurl Berkowltz. damage $10.
P. u li.'tfi. Hn freurth sveune, damage slltftit;
1 :.iO, 3&U West 'llilitj a. . nlh atreet. John Joseph,
damage W''. &S 7K Korfulk street, Philip Krllrr,
damage 5o. 6. in. .'114 West Thirty third street,
damage 4100; 10:10. .S6U4 Third aveuue. Oourge
Harther. damage ".to; io:4t, 37B Weal Thirty -nluUi
struct, damagu trilling.
Avnm iW0Kr arrxrs ninnm.
He Had Sees IHsrharged for Dnsknaess
from Kiss AHtinr'e Company.
Scott Inglls, an actor, committed suicide yes
terday by shooting himself through the heart
with a revolver In the theatrical boarding
house nt 44 West Twenty-seventh street, kept
by Mrs. George Wlnkee. Inglls was an Aus
tralian, and waa, until Thursday, a mem
ber of Julia Arthur's company. For a week
or mom he had been on a spree. He neglected
to attend thn rehearsals of Mlas Arthur's com
pany, and two days ago A. H. Can by. Miss Ar
thur's manager, discharged him. Mr. Canby
aent Inglls the following letter:
" Owing to the fact that yon have not re
ported at rehearsals, your services are no
longer required."
Inglls was very mueh affected by the letter.
To Mrs. Wlokes, with whom he was on friendly
terms, he bemoaned his hard luck. She talked
to him kindly and told him to stop drinking.
He said he would try. Mrs. Wlokes advised
him to see Mlas Arthur and ask her If
she wouldn't reinstate Mm In her com
pany. Inglls thought Mrs. Wlckes's sugges
tion was a good one nnd. a short time aftor. he
set out to soe Mlas Arthur nt the Holland
House, where she waa staying. Mlsa Ar
thur received him kindly, and said she was
sorry for hlm. She begged hlm to let
liquor alone and explained how his absence
from rehearsals had embarrassed her and her
company. Mlas Arthur said she would see Mr.
Canby about him, but she didn't think his
prospects for rejoining the company were very
bright, as another man had been engaged to
take his place.
The interview evidently discouragod Inglls.
and yesterday morning he told a physician
who boarded In the houae that he thought of
killing himself. After he had committed sul-
?lde a pawn ticket for a watch charm, on whioh
2 had been advanced, was found In hlselothee.
t Is supposed that he bought the revolver with
Whloh he killed himself with the money.
Inglls was 36 years old. He played the Dnlr
of Ormonde In the "Lady of unallty" last
season, and was to play the leading main
role in the same play this season. Besides
tho leading role in the "Lady of Qual
ity." he was to play leads in ' Ingomar "
and " Camilla," two of the plays In Miss Ar
thur's repertory. Inglls for a long time was a
member of the Bollew-Potter company. He
joined the company ln Australia. His wife waa
a member of the company, and it was In
Australia that ho first met her.
Mrs. Inglis's stage name Is Ida Hamilton.
She is said to be .a granddaughter of Gen.
Walker, the Confederate General. She Is now
HI at her former home In Kentucky.
The Arthur company opens ln Detroit Mon
day night. Miss Arthur and her company
started for Detroit last night over tho Erie
road. It Is not known whether she heard of
Inglis's doath before she started.
Howard Gnnlri Thinks of the Ass Retween
Two Bundles of Hay and Arts Accordingly.
A launch from Howard Gould's yacht Niagara
and tho tugboat Pier of the Dock Department's
fleet raced to save a man who had jumped from
the West Shore ferryboat Oswego from drown
ing In the North River, off Forty-second street.
yesterday morning. Tho result of the race was a
tie. and a line was thrown to the man struggling
In the water from each boat at the same time.
Too much help seemed to em barrnss the drown
ing man. He trod water, with his head and
shoulders nbove the surface and shouted for
help without making any effort to seize either
of the ropes.
Howard Gould, who was aboard his launch,
perceived the drowning man's dilemma, and,
seizing the line which his skipper had thrown
out, pulled It sboard again.
The man. who had tried to drown himself,
but regretted his act as soon as he touched
the water, then grabbed the rope that was left
and was pulled on board the tugboat by ('apt.
Uoldlng, who carried him ashore and turned
hlm over to Polleeman MeGowan of the West
Forty-seventh street station. Tho prisoner re
fused to give his name, but said that he was a
cooper. 45 years old. of 553 West Fifty-fourth
When arraigned In the West Fifty-fourth
Street Police Court on the charge of attempted
suicide the cooper said that ho had intended to
go to Hoboken to consult a faith cure doctor,
and that when he learned that he was on the
wrong ferryboat he bad yielded to an impulse
to kill himself. Magistrate Olmsted committed
him to Ilollevue Hospital to be examined aa to
his sanity.
Threatened to Shoot the Polleeman Who
Interfered Sorry Now Let Oo.
As David Fox. 23 years old. of 223 East Seventy-third
street, quitted his home at 1:30
o'clock yesterday morning a neighbor informed
Policeman Patrick Moran. who was on post
nearby, that the young man waa about to com
mit suicide. The policeman stopped the young
man at Third avenue as he waa headed tor
Central Park, and touched his clothing to see
If he carried a pistol.
Fox pulled out a ,32-callbre revolver and held
It up to his own head, but before he could lire
the policeman seized his arm and the two
struggled for possession of the weapon.
The young man broke away and threatened
to shoot tho policeman If he did not stand back.
He then pointed the pistol at his own chest and
llred. juat as the policeman again grabbed his
arm and diverted the shot. The wound was
not a serious one.
The policeman disarmed and arrested the
fonng man, and. later In the day, arraigned
dm In the Yorkvllle Court on a charge or at
tempted suicide.
Fox said he had been feeling despondent be
cause of thn death of his father and a brother
and because he had lost somo money ho hod
saved from his wages and had invested. He
had intended to go to Central Park, he said, and
end his life, but ne had since changed his mind
and was, anxious to live. He pleaded to be
discharged. Magistrate Crane held him until
the afternoon session, when he discharged him
in the care of a brother.
Shoots Himself In the Fresenee of His Wife
and Her Sister.
Thomas J. Reimer. a bath rubber, of 868
Columbus avenue, committed suicide last night
by shooting himself ln the head. He had been
out of work some tlmo and had been drinking
heavily. He told his wife two nights ago that
he was tired over her complaints at his con
duct nnd said ho guessed he would kill her.
He wont out and bought a revolver, but, after
his return, decided to wait until morning.
Yesterday Mrs. Reimer asked her sister to
spend the evening with her. Reimer came
home nt O o'clock, and his Idea of homicide had
taken possession of him again.
"All." ho said choerfully, "you have com
pany? Well. I will Bill yon both." The wo
men tried to mason with him. and evidently
did change hla purpose. ' Home. Sweet
Home ' " he rend from a motto on the wall. " It
Is not. It is hell on earth." Then he shot him
self before thoir eyes.
Both women fainted as ho fell dead, and De
tective Bengal, who came to Investigate the
shot, thought at first that it was a triple trag
edy, and rapped for assistance. The women
soon revived.
Killed Himself Because His Wife Left Him.
lii.ooMTiEi.i), N. J., Sept. 30. Julius Iwers
of Bloomfleld avenue committed sulolde last
night by swallowing parts green. The body
was lound this morning In the bathtub. Iwers
was 36 years old and was employed aa a lithog
rapher In New York. About ten days ago.
after many quarrels, his wife and two children
left him and went to live with friends on Smith
street. Vallsburg. Blnoe then he had been
despondent. .
The Weather.
The storm whloh was on the wast Quit ooeet has
moved slightly to the northward, having Increase!
but little In energy. The rainfall ln ths Mississippi
States, from the Qnlf north to lows and Indiana and
thenca eastward over the Tennessee valley, has been
heavy. The rain area la spreading into the Ohio
valley and South Atlantic States and is likely to
reach this region about Sunday.
Fair weather prevailed yeatarday In ths Allantio
Btatea, ths lake regions, and the extreme west. It
waa cooler in the nurthweat and southwest and
warmer ln nearly all other districts.
In this olty the day waa fair: highest offlolal ism
perature 76", loweat OS'; avenge humidity, ol per
cent: wind southeasterly; average velocity, 10
miles an hour; barometer corrected to read to sea
level at 8 A. M. 80.23, 8 P. M. 80.21.
The temperature aa recorded by the official ther
mometer and also by Tax Sell's thermometer at the
street level is shown In ths aaneied table:
OJIoiai-. dan's. OJHaml-. An'l.
rnti. isv7. itus. 1st. ui. stat.
b a. M..eso eo aa" s r. m..b 72 t
UM.....78 71 8 UP. M..4B U 4
8 P.M.. 72 74 72 12 Mld...6 82
far auUra Ntw Fork, tscrsewa UtUinui; aAswiis
.Saturday sigAt and Aisday awrnwa; ItgM I Am
ttutk U loutktaM wimli.
For eastern Pennsylvania. Mew Jersey, Delaware,
I)la:rtct of Columbia and Maryland, increasing rluudl
noas, probably showers at night; fresh east winds.
For Mew bkgland, partly cloudy ; light to fresh
south winds.
For western Mew York aad western Pennsylvania,
threatening weather, followed by showers la the
aitareVMUii freak aoulhsssl wlada
Aa Inventory of the Novelist's Belongings
Taken In Proceedings to Collect the
Jsdimrnt Obtained by the Band
writing Experts Mne, Zola's Pretest.
Svrtmi Cablt Dnraltk In Tub Stni.
Parib. Sept 30. Octave Mlrbeau's offer to
defray the damages obtained against M. Zola
by the handwriting exports In the Dreyfus
and Katerhasy cases, who charged him with
slander, has been refused by the representa
tive of the experts because M. Mlrbeau Insisted
that " full reserve " be mentioned In the re
ceipt. The judgment against It. Zola not having
been satisfied, a process server, a vainer and
clerks this afternoon visited the novelist's resi
dence for tho purpose of taking an Inventory.
Ac. of the property there for use In the ju
dicial sale that has been ordered.
Admittance was refused by Mme. Zola,
whereupon they forced an entrance. Mmo.
Zola, who had obtained counsel's opin
ion that M. Mlrbeau's protest was
valid. Indignantly expostulated, but the
bailiff was unmoved and listed the
tapestries, paintings nnd other art treasures
and belongings In tho novelist's study, Mmo.
Zola's bedroom and ths other apartments in
the house. This Incident will lead to another
A Duel Coming with the Author of the Artl
- ele That Made His Wife Shoot an Kdltor.
Xptcial CabU Despatch to Thb Svw.
Pabis. Sept. 30. It Is rumored that ex-Oapt.
Dreyfus will be transferred from He dn Dlable
to Cayenne pending the decision of the Court
of Cassation aa to a revision of his case. The
prisoner will be much more comfortable In
Cayenne than In his present placo of confine
ment. .
Tho article In the 7inferns a few days ago
which led to tho shooting of M. Olivier by
Mme. Paulmier. will, after all, result in a duel.
It was at first said that the real author of the
article, M. Turot, a sub-editor on tho paper,
was too obscure an Individual to be challenged
by M. Paulmier. but the latter haa Bent a chal
lenge to hlm, which has been accepted, and the
meeting will take placo to-morrow. The
weapons used will be swords.
M. Olivier, who is tecretaire d redaction of La
Lantmir. had nothing to do with the objec
tionable article, which Insinuated that M.
Paulmier's family was a mimagt a broil.
The Most Prominent Cantonese In China
Stripped of All His Offices.
Fjrrial Cabtf Ttftpatck te Thb firm.
Pggis. Sept. 3(.-Chang Yin Hunn. the Can
tonese rival of I.I Hung Chang, who was de
graded by the Dowager Empress a few days
ago, will escape death, but an imperial edict
has been Issuod decreeing that he be stripped
of all his offices and banished to Kuldjs. The
edict acquits him of complicity in the alleged
conspiracy of Kang Yu Wcl, but vaguely de
nounces him as being crnfty and treacherous.
The true reason of his downfall is thnt he
was a strong supporter of the Emperor's party.
His fall from power is likely to affect British
Influence In Tekin adversely. Ho Is tho most
prominent Cantonese In the empire. He was
special envoy to Queen Victoria's jubilee, when
he was knighted. It was he who negotiated
both the Anglo-Oerman loans for China and
the Chinese-Japanese commercial treaties In
Italy's Call for an International Congress
I.ucrbciii's Alleged Accomplice.
Special Cable Drtpattkri la Thb Sun.
Romr, Sept. 30. Italy's formal Invitation to
an International anti-Anarchist congress de
scribes Its purpose aa being the concerting of
such International measures as may appear
best calculated for the suppression of Anarchist
associations and the prevention of Anarchist
outrages. It is probable that Venice will be
chosen as the plaoe of meeting.
Geneva. Sept. 30. A man named Rambonl
has been arrested here on a charge of com
plicity with I.ucchenl in the assassination of
the Empress of Austria.
I'iuol'e. Sept. 30. Handbills have been
posted In one of the public gardens here, read
ing "We are still alive. They are signed "The
Czech Anarchists."
He Has Mot Resigned nnd Is Going to Eng
land to Have His Eyes Attended To.
Sstectal Cable Detvateh tt The BrN.
Lomdon. Sept. 30. The roport that Major
Gen. Sir Herbert Kitchener has resigned the
Sirdarship of the Egyptian Army, with a view
of retiring altogether from the service of the
Khedive, Is premature. Gen. Kitchener Is com
ing to England solely for tho purpose of obtain
ing expert treatment to restore his Impaired
eyesight. While here he will be promoted to
the rank of Lieutenant-General.
a Tails French Naval (Milters of Growing
International Friction.
Special Cable Peepatek to Tub Bcn.
Toulon. Sept. 30 Admiral Humann, In the
course of a farewell speech to the officers of the
evolutionary squadron at the close of the naval
manoeuvres, said that tho friction in Interna
tional interests was becoming more accentu
ated. Eventualities whloh every soldier and
sailor ought to look ln the face, without, how
aver, desiring them. Impose the duty of vigi
lance on tho forces.
Funeral Arrangements of Queen I.oulsn. M
Special Cable Duvatck te Thb hub.
Cohnbaoen. Sept. 30. The date of the
funeral of Queen Loulso haa not been fixed,
but It will not bo held prior to Oct 4. The In
terment will probably be In the ancient cathe
dral of Roeskllde. where most ofuhe kings and
queens of Denmark are burlod.
Great Britain to the Afridls.
Special Cable Veepatck to Thb Sub.
Simla. Sept. 30. Gen. Kgerton haa sum
moned a great gathering of Afridls to meet at
Peshawur on Oct. 24 to hear the announce
ment of Great Britain's terms respecting the
passes between Afghanistan and India.
Honors for the Man Who Gave Cp Manila.
Special Cable Detpatck to Thb Bub.
London. Sept. 30. A despatch to the Central
News from Madrid says it Is believed there
that Oen. Jaudenes. who is returning home
from Manila, will succeed Beflor Montero Rlos
as President of the Senate.
Lord Charles Bereaford at Hong Kong.
Special Cable Despatch te The Rub.
Homo Kono. Sept. 30. Rear Admiral Lord
Charles Bereeford. who Is on a special mission
to China, arrived here to-day and will proceed
dlreotly to Fekln.
Loudon Ran of "What Happened to Jones."
Special Cable Detpatck to Tbb Bob.
London. Sept. 30 Last night was the 100th
of the production of " What Happened to
Jones " at the Strand Theatre.
Corea's Crown Prince III.
Apefsl C'eSd Dupatck to TUB StTB.
YogoHAMA, Sept. 30. Advices received here
from Seoul say that the Crown Prlnoe of Corea
Is seriously ill with dysentery.
ll Absolutely Pure.
lourol Made fraan Pare Orspe Creavas
bbbbj' 'A'aurUag.
Ths Funeral Seislpea To-Day Will Be simple
Little Boom In the Chareh.
WimmoTON. Del.. Sept. 30- The body of
Thomas F. Bayard reached this elty about H:30
o'clock this erening. nnd was taken at once to
Old Swedes Church, where It will remain until
to-morrow. Tho services to-morrow will I
of the simplest oharnctor. and few persons
will bo admitted to the church, the seating
capacity of which Is only abont ono hundred.
Tho general publlo will not be admitted to
either the church or the cemetery surround
ing. A wreath or holly rested upon tho casket
iwhen it was taken from the train, and several
iiindred persons were gathered at tho station,
lany flags are at half-mast ln this city nnd
several are tied with crape.
The Bayard family went at once to Ihelr
home. The Rev. George M. Douglass of Tux
edo Park. N. J., assisted by the Rev. Martin 11.
Douglass of this elty. will conduct the services.
Attending the funeral will lie small delegations
or Democratic clubs In this city.
DftPHAM. Mass.. Sept. 3d. Among thn mes
sages of condolence from England that hnvo
reached tho family of tho lnte Mr. Baynrd Is
one from Queen Vlotorla, Cithers followed
from Lndy Randolph Churchill, Lord and Lady
Hallburton. nnd Mir Henry Irving. Many more
wore from well-known perrons at home. In
cluding President MoKinley. Senator Hour.
Chler .lustlco Fuller, and tho Governors of
mnny States
WAsniNOToN. Snpt 30 Acting Secretary of
ritato Adoe has Issued a circular letter to our
diplomatic and consular officers announcing
the death of ex-Secretary Bayard, in which ho
says ;
" Mr. Bayard served the people of the United
States in many and Important capacities aa
a Senator of the United States from the State
of Delaware rrom 1H0H to 18Hr, as Seoretary of
State of the United States from lrWTi to lHHtl.
and os Ambassador Extraordinary and Pleni
potentiary of tho United Stntea to Great Britain
rrom 1HK3 to 1807. In each of these capacities
his career was marked by great usefulness, In
which nhilltltles of n high order were applied
with unfailing devotion ami fhlelii v to the per
formance of public trusts. Ills private life
was puro and unstained, his services to the
people ol the United States Were unquestion
ably great, and his memory will bo cherished
with affection nnd respect by his count rymon.
As a tribute ol respect you will cause the flag
or tho United States to be dismayed at half
mast above your respective offices for a period
of ten days from tho receipt by you of this
Unfavorable ReporU Brought by a Miner
from the Copper River.
VAwcouvsn, Sept. 30. The steamer DIboov
ery arrived from Skagway to-day. She brings
news of another stampede to Atlln Lake. J.
A. Aken, who oomes direct from tho lake. says.
however, that claims are selling there for $10
and $12 each and are worth no more.
Andrew Brown says that the Stlkine route
Is dead, owing to the high rates charged for
packing. F. Courtney, proprietor of the Sloan
Hotel ot Glenoro, con Arms the report- of the
terrors of the Ashcroft trail. Seventy per
cent, of the horses arc lost, he says.
C. L. Belts reports that he has struck a free
gold claim of great richness on Glacier Inland,
Prince William's Sound, ln American terri
tory. He shows free gold samples which are
almost nuggets. He comes from the Copper
River and tells an alarming story. There are
2.0UO people there, he says, and no gold. The
stenmera Excelsior and Wheeling are com
missioned by the United States Government
to take all who wish to go free of charge to
Seattle. The soldiers are providing food for
hundreds of men and helping them hack over
the mountains. Every one praises the prompt
action of the United States Government.
A Tonng Woman of Manchester Found
Dead in Her Room.
Manchester, N. H.. Sept. 30 Betsy Col
gate, a daughter of one of Manchester's best
known families, shot herself dead at 1 o'clock
this afternoon. The family gave out that death
was accidental. There was no one with the
girl at the time, and she had just returned
from luncheon to her own room. She was 22
years old, handsome, talented, and the gradu
ate of a well-known seminary. Her widowed
mother, Mrs. Clinton G. Colgate, is heart
broken. The tragedy occurred nt the house of
the grandmother of the victim on the river
road leading out of the olty. She was shot In
the heart.
Last summer Miss Colgate became engaged
to Dr. Rowland Cox. a physician, whoee noine
in with his father at Plaiiitleld. N. J. She re
ceived a letter from there this morning, but Its
contents did not dampen her usual cheerful
disposition. About a year ago a physician
was called to relieve Miss Colgato of the effects
of poison which had in some way got into her
btomuch. It is said that a fall ln childhood In
jured her head and tho result sometimes
caused mental trouble.
Fighting Between Turks and a Band of Rev
olutionists from Russia.
Special Cable Detpatck to Thb Bow.
London, Sept. 30. Despatches received here
say that fighting is reported to have occurred
ln ths district of Alashgerd. Armenia, between
the Turks and a band of Armenians from Rus
sia. In which forty-nine of the latter are said to
have been killed.
Tho Turkish accounts of the affair say that
fifteen Armenians, who were revolutionists,
were killed.
She Threw Arid In John Murphy's Faoe In a
West Side Saloon.
Two men brought John Murphy of 1S3 West
Sixty-second street to Roosevelt Hospital last
night In a carriage. Murphy's face and neck
were burned by an acid. He will probably lose
his sight.
The two men. who got away before any one
learned who they were, said the woman had
gone to Jacobs's saloon In West Sixty-third
street and thrown acid in Murphy's faoe.
Jacobs said thla was true. He hud seen the
woman before, but didn't know her name.
Peter MoQuade, a wholesale liquor dealer of
New York, died at his home In Ht. Mark's
place. New Brighton, S. I., yesterday momlng,
aged tiO years. He had been in poor health for
mix lyeurs. Mr. McQuade was born ln Ireland
and came to thla country when 14 years of axe.
He weutintotho wholesale liquor business with
his fatln r.John McQuode.ln lBiilt, and later suc
ceeded to the business. Mr. McQuade was a
Captain ln the Sixty-ninth New York Regiment
during the civil war. He is survived by a
widow, two daughters. Elizabeth aud Mary,
and a son, Victor J. McQuade.
Mrs. Susan Mullord Corey, widow of James
Corey, died yesterday at her homo, 150 Centre
street, Orange, N. J., aed 97 years. She hud
been ill but a few days. She was born ln Han
over, Morris county, on Dec. tl, 1S01, and had
lived in that vicinity all hsr life. A slater. Mrs.
Jane E. Cnndlt of Lima, t) . whops 83 years old,
was visiting Mra. Corey at the time of Mrs. Co
rey's death. Another sister, Mrs. Ira H. Coudlt
of Roselaud, N. J.. Is 87 years old. and with her
husband celebrated her fifty-sixth wedding an
niversary last month, t
Charles F. Allen, Councilman from the sec
ond district, died yesterday at hla residence,
loll West Forty-fifth street. Mr. Allen was 00
years of age, a dealer In real estate, and a
Tammany Hall Democrat. For a number of
years he was lieutenant of James J. Martin,
now the Tammany loader In the Twenty
seventh Assembly district. He waa once a
Quarantine Commissioner. He leaves a widow
and family.
H. A. W. Reeves, an architect, who had a
stroke of apoplexy In Norwood A Dllly's law
offices. 31 Nassau street. Thursday, as he was
about to be sworn aa a witness In a law suit,
died at the Hudson Streot Hospital yesterday
morning. He wan born ln England flfty-flvu
years ago. His office was at itil (cdai street,
and his nome was In New Brighton, S. I.
Mrs. Harriet Brownson. widow of Morton
Browns'in and mother of Commander Willard
11 Brownson, of the United States Navy, died
In Lyons. N. Y . last evstilng, after a abort ill
ness. In her 70th yesr. She Is survived by two
daughters, one sou and four sisters.
Jacob Tallman of Mount Morris, owner of
the land alougthe site of the projected Genesee
Storage Dam, Is dead, aged 81. For sixty years
he dwelt on the river, but did not live to see
Ills hope realized.
East River Tunnel Sriioine to Be Pushed.
The Atlantic Avenue Railroad Commission
in Brooklyn and President Baldwin of the Long
Isluud Railroad Company have decided that as
soon as the Legislature meets they will have a
bill presented for a fruuehtsn to build a tunnel
under the East River, the plans for which hnvo
already beon prepared. All the monoy re
quired for the big enterprise is said to be In
sight. .
To Carry Troops to Mans anlllo.
The United States trauaport Roumanian, hav
ing bceu designated as the vessel to carry the
Fourth United States Volunteer Infantry from
Fernandlna, Flu., to Manxantllo. will leave here
lor r'ornaiidtna to-day She haa J-aen fitted
with hammocks for 1,000 tueu a-Tewtlalls lor
100 horses. W
0k '"-- 1
Wo want your boys of 8 ; we
won't rufuse the others-ws'r
ready for all.
Never was our stock of suits
for boys of 8 to 16 years so
complete and brimming over
with dainty, new ideas.
Never waa our stock of boy'
hats so varied, so good.
Never was our stock of boyt
shoes in such splendid shape.
Never was our stock ot boys
furnishings well ! there's noth
ing that the boy or his mother
can ask for that isn't here.
Yes, we want the men too.
Open until six o'clock.
Rogers, Pbct & Cow
Prince and Broad way.
Warren and Broadway.
Thirty-second and Broadway.
Guard with Rayonets Fixed Relieved tls
Massachusetts of Her Commander.
A hitherto untold story of some of the hap
penings aboard the United States transport
Massachusetts came out yesterday. Tha
Massachusetts got In from Santiago early ia
the week. H. C. Robinson was ln command,
under the army Quartermaster. Cnpt. Jamas
C. Read. When the Massachusetts sailed
away from hern she was ln command of Oapt.
John Flnlay. who had been her skipper when,
she was an Atlantio transport liner. Accord
lng to tho story told yesterday Capt. Flnlay
was relieved of his command when the shift
readied Santiago and sent ashore by order of
Capt. Road, under guard, beoause, ln Cant.
Read's opinion. Flnlay was luoompetent to
command the ship.
According to the story, the Massachusetts
approached Suntiago under full eteam. Tha
Captain was on the bridge, but did not order
soundings to l- taken or any of the usual pre
cautions taken by skippers when approaching
land. Four miles off Santiago the vessel
struck a reef and ran so far up on It that aha
was amidships of the reef when she stuck. :
Holes were stove In her watertight oom
parttnents between the inner and outer shell.
After n time the ship pulled herself off the reel
and entered Santiago harbor. It was about 10
o'clock when she anchored, and. according to
the story. Capt. Read immediately ordored the
Captain ashore under guard. Finlay objected
to this, but his objections didn't go. When ha
refused to go the guard showed him the busi
ness ends of i heir bayonets, and he concluded
to refuse no longer. - I
Robinson, the second officer, wai puUn com
mand by ( 'apt . Read, and he Is still the Captain
of;th ship. It was said yesterday that Capt,
Read has made Finlay's conduct the subject
of a special report to the War Department.
Capt. Rend refused to discuss the matter yea
terday further than to admit that Flnlay had
been put ashore under guard and that Gem.
Shaffer had approved of his (Read's) action.
Two Witnesses Who Oidn't Hear Him Speak
Dlsreapectf ully of Capt. Krani.
Denveii. Col.. Sept. 30. The defence had an
other satisfactory day in Chaplain Molntyre's
trial by court-martial to-day. Eugene N. Bon
ills was on the Btand and proved a good witness.
He flatly denied that Chaplain Mclntyre used
the words referring to Uapt. Evans attributed
to him. The paragraphs in the specincatlona
wero read to Mr. Bonflle and he pronounced
each and every ono of them to be false.
Benjamin H. Boyies was the next witness,
and he. too. declared that he did not remember
hearing the Chaplain make any of the remarks)
In the manner alleged.
Chaplain Mclntyre still shows the air of in
difference which has characterized him during
the trial. .... m. ,
The Trouble Is Mot Serious, and the Food
and Water Are Rlamed for It.
Honolulu. Sept. 23. via San Francisco, Sept
30. About 400 of the soldiers ln camp here are)
sick, suffering from stomach disorders, due, it LW
Is supimsed, to the water they drink and tha
food they eat. Tho water supply of the camp
ia from the city water works, ana is considered
good, except that at this time of the year,
toward the close of the dry soason when th
reservoirs are at their lowest, it 1b prudent to L..- "J
boil or inter it, and thla 1b done very generally
among the townspeople. At the camp this pre
caution has been neglected. The trouble with
the food is believed to be due to look of facili
ties for cooking and serving it.
Oen. Roynton Reports 4X6 Deaths Sins
the Camp Waa Established.
Wasbisoton. Sept. 30. A despatch was re
ceived at the War Department to-day front
Brig. -Gen. H, V. Bointon. at Chlekamauga.
stating that the total number of deaths)
at the Chlekamauga camp, from the arrival .-.' i
of the regulars on April 14 until th
present date, was 435 volunteers ana 1 regu
lar; 14 ot these deaths wero accidental. Tha
figures Include the deaths In the hospitals si
Rids for the Mew Monitors to Be Opened
Washinoton. Sept. 30. Bids will be opened
at the Navy Department to-morrow for tha
construction of the four coast defence monitors
authorized by the Naval Appropriation bill
passed at the last session of Congress. Infor
mation haa reaohed the department that bhig
will be submitted by the Fletcher Iron Work
of Brook I yn , the Cram ps of Phi ladol phla. Union
ron Works of San Francisco and the Bath (Me.)
ron Works, and ten or a doaen blda In all are)
Santiago Sick Report.
Wasbihotoh. Sept. 30 This slok report waa)
received from Santiago to-night from Gad.
Lawton :
"Bamtiaoo, Sept. 30. Fever oases ot si
kinds. U22: total slok. 1.002. Death, Paul Tin
cent. Ninth United states Volunteer Infantrfb
bilious fever. Sept. 29."
Iowa Will Test Her Oas Mounts Te-Beor.
The battleship Iowa will leave the Brooklyn
Navy Yard for Sandy Hook at 8 o'clock this
morning. There she will test bar 8-lnohgua
mounts. If tha test is satisfactory aha will Jou
the Oregon at Tomiiklnsvllle, ready lor tha
trip to Manila. Otherwise the Iowa will retorts
to the navy yard.
Ident. Amet Dead.
Lieut. Percy E. Amet of Waukeegan, 111.. wh
was tukon to the Presbyterian Hospital front
Montauk Point on Monday, died yesterday, oo
his twentieth birthday.
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