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THE SUN, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1808. ft
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ROOSEVELT TAXCASE PLOT.
, a ih. "" ol latue Hlmaelf Inetead of
Ending C1W Very Ansloo. to O.l
," , ., on I he Ootoher Calendar Had
J" ,Pr,f,rrr,l" Without Notice orMotlon.
. f, m Wirt, As!atant Corporation Coun-
i I New York, wtio amended tho Code of
nn Procedure and made an extraordinary on
his power u ftTnrrimany official In an in-
Inrloin f,"r ,n 'lftmlf' Col. Theodore Booae-
lto"'li'ln''v fl,r (,mernor through the New
T rk BapreBIS Ootirt, Cams buck from Albany
MttTilnr morning. He declared thnt he
ukl Bl10 "p ''' ofn "nJ hls pro"
towlon rthM than bo ft party to such an
derhs"" gameol political trickery an using
pourtnto manufacture ft fraudulent cum
in document. He admit that hie Interest
Titie RooaeTell certiorari proceeding after
JSLjOTubllcan Sltn Convention at Saratoga
ZK) great that he hurried off tothn County
r rt H"iie to get tho case on the October cal
drn preferred cause. nd thftt he gave
!", t!o,,,,iclt's attorneys no notice of trial, as
h.'aw require. Mr. Ward denies that he In
..mlcd to ask the court for nn order, in tho ab
wceoitlio opposing attorneys, making Col.
Roosevelt out to bo a resident of the District
0t Columbia.
"foulil you not have got suph an order?"
Mi Ward was asked yesterday.
"That was one of the possibilities. I admit
tht If M- R "'spvelt's attorneys had not ap
peared. 1 could have asked for an order setting
fide his nsement. on the vory good ground
tn(thefurni-hed satisfactory evidence that he
- not u resident of New York."
"Did you plan to ask for such an order ?"
" " Sot at nil." answered Mr. Ward. " but what
' If I hid! What could the relator have said If
the Court granted him the relief he prayed?"
" But you say you didn't Intend to have, his
petition grantod."
"That's right, I didn't, and all this story of
juggling with curt records and violating the
laws , bosh. Hud Col. Roosevelt's attorneys
not appeared In court on Monday morning. I
would nave n k.d for an order of reference. 1
nnt this ma' tor of Col. lioosevelt's citizenship
tleaie I up I'olitlcR I have nothtnglto do with ;
lam not mixing politics with my official busl-
"'"he Assistant Corporation Counsel does not
Hen) that rotes of Issue lire almost Invariably
fllnl by bis elerk. and that, when It came to
flling the no'e of issue in the Kooseveit certio
rari proceedings, ho made a personal visit to
the County Court House to file the note of
Issue and the return to the writ of certiorari.
Nor doe he deny that he sought the aid of
Deputy County Clork George H. Fahrbach in
getting the caso put on the calendar as a pre
ferred cause nut Mr. Ward declares that this
was all "regular," and that his unusual anxiety
ntsr the tiling of the papers was not because of
1 trie political significance of the cane, but be
1 pause he fidt that it was his " duty as a public
' official to llnd out where Col. Hooseveft had
' his residence.
"How did the clerk s records get so mud
dled?" Mr. Ward was asked.
" I'll teli you how that was. We gave them
well explicit directions so that there could be
do mistake about it that I suppose they laid the
paper aside and forgot to enter It. But that en
try book is only the clerk's private record. It
hasn't any significance. Of course it was ruther
unfortunate that the record was mixed up In
in-' tin- particular case, but it was just as I
(II you. I can see how this story of ' niggled
records' and 'political trlokery' started, but it
was only a series of coincidences. While the
story In This Si'N this morning is misleading. I
don t know that I can And any fault, for the
facts are all there, only they don't signify any
thing." " How did you get the case put on the oalen
dar as a preferred cause ?" Mr. Ward was asked.
" By simply giving notice to the clerk."
"Doesn't the code provide that before a
cause can he preferred a notloe of the Inten
tion to move for a preference must be given to
the opposing attorneys?"
"That doesn't apply in tax ease, which are
entitled to preference."
"But It Isn't your usual oourse to have a case
pat on the calendar as a preferred cause with
out a motion for preference?"
"No, we didn't nave time to go through the
formality In this case."
The Assistant Corporation Counsel's Inter
pretation of the law is at variance with that of
Elllm Hoot, Col. Roosevelt's attorney, and it Is
a fact that tho Corporation Counsel's office has
neariably heretofore followed the Code of
Trhu Procedure in preferred causes. The code
expressly provides that in New York county a
cause entitled to preference must not be pre
ferred without a formal motion for preference,
preceded by a notice to the opposing attorneys
that a motion for preference is to be made.
Col. Roosevelt's attorneys can explain Mr.
Ward's disregard of the law of olvil procedure
no more charitably than that the Assistant
Corporation Counsel. In tho excess of hli rel
for Tammany and his desire to damage Col.
Roosevelt's candidacy, took means to further
his ends that he would not have taken had he
taken time to think the matter over.
TROOPS FOR THE WEST INDIES.
forty-seventh Won't Sail on Friday Hospi
tal Ship Missouri Arrives.
The transport Manitoba sailed from here last
night for Newport. R. I., where she will take on
board the Forty-seventh New York Volunteers.
now at Fort Adams, who are bound for Porto
Rleo. The transport expects to reach Newport
by this morning, and will sail for Porto Rico
to-morrow. She could sail to-day, but her Cap
tain objects to sailing on Friday. The trans
port Port Victor will sail hence for Porto Rico
it and Bantlago this afternoon, and the Missis
sippi einocts to get away for Porto Rico with
the Hixth Regiment of Immunes on Saturday.
It is presumed that this regiment is on its way
here from Chleknmaiiga Park. On the Port
Jletor will sail Acting Assistant Surgeon
t harles Htcrn and six nurses, who are to go to
Santiago. They reached here from ChXcko
uiatiga yesterday.
The hospital ship Missouri, which landed sick
soldiers from Porto Rico at Fort Monroe, got
here last night, and the Panama is expocted
hereto-day. The latter vessel will be substi
tuted tor the Ohdam to make the regular
weekly transport trip from here to the West
Indies next Wednesday.
The Missouri reported at Quarantine last
nlkht that Thomas B. Oraoe, a private in Com
pany (1. Third Illinois, died on Oct. 1 of
tyihoiil fever, and was buried at sea
t tn mll'ary honors. On Wednesday
John Hughes of Brooklyn, a fireman, died of
pneumonia. His body was embalmed and
brought here.
Propoied Revenue Cutter Patrol for Cuba
aud I'orto Rico.
VTARHisnTON, Oct. t).-Capt. Shoemaker. Chief
of tho Revenue Cutter Service, will leave Balti
more next week on the cutter Manning for
Porto Illco nnd Cuba to mnke an examination
Ll'1!?, Iiurl"""s r those lslauds. with aview of
es i.djlHiiini! a revenue cutter patrol. The trip
will occupy i, month. Tho first stop will ho at
an Juan, ami uftor Inspecting the various
B, ,.'!' ' '"'" "I''"' ''ai't' Shoemaker will visit
he cities rjnjthe south side of Cuba, winding up
the tour ut Havana.
COXrBSIBD MURDER WHILE DYING.
A .ii Clears Itp an Ohio Mystery of
Kleven Vears Ago.
Washington Couht House. 0 Oot. 0
Eleven years ngo I.ouis Ball was foully mur
dered here, Ills head being cut off with a razor
Ud hli bead and body laid across the railroad
track in such u manner as to appear t hut he
Bad been killed by a train.
Abraham Huffman was arrested for the
erlme, but was released for lack of convicting
vluenco, Dili,. i were suspected, but It Itsilts
I w as If ii. e deathbed conlesslou of Mrs.
JJJWMol Iliilbboio.O. just mode In the prea
j"'7i' "'"'"! Persona whom she called fuller
murdor ' '' "nt'al the identity of the
Mrs Jeffreys implicated hersulf. another
i '."i .""I1 ''."" ""'" giving their names. She
aMi,.lt,,,, ,,! had whlleamanout
Li.i .. , faxnr, and that another woman
en "'.,''," '"'" lap while bis head was being
I,,' '",. ' be in arricd ih,. tiody and head to
we railroad track to ,...ver up the crime.
i ne person, implicated live in and about the
A Murder Husuert ltlscuarged.
f'armiiH, Bifaleo of t'nion street, who was ar
d "" suspicion of being Implicated In the
iinler of Au.lrea Caasague. at 'JKI North
e xtli street. Brooklyn, three weeks ago. was
Jii'srte'''1 ,r"m ''""tody by Supreme Court
Jorii ,.e "V"10'' yeeterdiV on a writ of habeas
sai, Ti A"'etant District Attorney Olarke
wYiTohih "VWM, B'tntuf In the affidavits by
R n i',' ''V""' Jury could find an Indictment
b inst Hifal.rj.
LTIir,-,. Months for a Moonshiner.
' 'lie United States District Court In Brook -"
lest. ,,l, -A In ahum Levlne pleaded guilty
Jiui'-r'i""-' " i'11"" distillery in Grand street.
luiit , l",llrts aentenoad him to three months'
TAcnma pjmt inownn.
rnmmodore Woatherbr of Troy and Three
(itiHli f.ost In the Upper Hndson.
Troy, Oot. 6. Commodore N. L. Weatherby
and three other persons were drowned In the
Hudson River last night. Mr. Weatherby was
the Commodore of the Troy Yacht Club of this
city and owned a pretty little steam yaoht. It
tins been his custom to take partlos out sailing
almost nightly.
Last evening. In company with Stephen Mal
Icry. chief bookkeeper In the wholesale house
of 'Converse. Merrill & Co. : Miss Llzsle Savage
of Waterford. sister of the wife of Commo
dore Weatherby, and Mrs. Nellie Rreslln,
widow of William Breslln of Waterford, he
started up the river for a sail. It was not
later than 7 o'olock when tho yacht passed
under a large cable used to draw a vegetable
boat from the shore to what Is known as Bee
Island, several miles north of Lanslngburg.
The cable was a few feet above the boat at that
time, nnd the boat easily passed under It.
The party stopped at the Riverside inn of
Charles Converse, known ns Cnmp Rlverdale.
There lunch was served, nnd the party of
pleasure seekers enjoyed themselves for two
hours or more.
During this time there had been a terrible
cloudburst at Hooslok, which carried away a
mill pond and caused the water to come down
toward Troy, swelling the river to a flood. The
Hudson iilver rose five feet In an hour, so that
tlm water almost touched the cable running to
See Island.
It was M:30 o'clock when tho party boarded
the little yacht to return to this city. Mr. Con
verse cautioned the Commodoro to look out for
the cable, as the water had risen and tho place
was dangerous.
"I know all about the cable." said Commo
dore Weatherby. " for we passed It a short time
ago. nnd I understand the river. We are all
right."
They steamed out Into tho swift-mnnlng
stream and had not been gone ten minutes
when Converse heard them calling for help.
He recognized the voice of Commodore
Weatherby, and securing a smftll bout rowed
down the river to assist them. The night was
dftrk and he could see nothing of tho pnrty or
the yoeltt. and concluded that they hud passed
tho cnhle all right.
When none of them reaohed home this morn
ing their friends became nluriiic.l. .-in. I parties
were sent to search for them. Boats were sent
up the river and men began dragging the
stream, but the flood that prevails makes
It almost Impossible to do anything tn
that line now. People are thronging tnn
banks of the river below where tho
accident Is supposed to have occurred
in hopes of seeing the bodies If they should
float down the stream. Nothing can he found
of the yacht, although the river banks have
been searched from the State dam to the cable.
It Is believed by some that the yneht sank when
It struck the cable, and tho four persons were
thrown Into the stream.
Examination of the cnhle this morning shows
red paint on It, and it Is assumed that the red
paint of the vacht's smokestack scraping along
the cable before the yaoht capsized caused
this. The yacht, it Is believed, struck the cable
before Commodore Weatherby know he had
reached It.
Commodore Weatherby was well known In
business and social circles. Ho was a member
of the insurance firm of Weatherby A Wilbur
and was an enthusiastic yachtsmnn. Mr. Mal
lery was about 50 years of age and a well-to-do
bachelor.
Miss Snvnge was a great favorite in social
circles. Mrs. Breslln wan a widow. All four
were prominent and highly esteemed. Mrs.
Breslln leaves two children. Weatherby leaves
a widow.
Tho vacht was about thirty feet long and
draws three feet four Inches of water. It was
covered with an awning, but bad no deck
or cabin. Tho boiler was fastened secure
ly to the botVom and sides, so that when
the boat sunk the boiler might be supposed
to keep It from being floated far from the spot.
But late in the afternoon It was found on La
goon Island, seven miles from where It was
capsized. The boiler and smokestack were
missing. None of tho bodies has been recov
DEATH OF .fOB.V DELMAK.
Brooklyn Democracy Loses One of Its Most
Sturdy and Picturesque Figures.
Former County Clerk John Delmar of Kings
county, who had long been one of tho Demo
cratic pillars in Brooklyn, died at I o'clock last
evening at his home, 405 Ninth street. For
several days all hope of his recovery had been
abandoned, and he had been unconscious for a
considerable time before his death. His strong
personality and sturdy devotion to his friends
made him a commanding figure In the Demo
cratic organization in Brooklyn, and there is
no one at present In sight who can fill his place
as the invincible leader of the turbulent De
mocracy in the Uowanusdlstrict. The funeral,
which will be held on Monday morning from
the Church of St. Thomas Aquinas, in Fourth
avenue and Ninth street, will bo one of the
largest overseen in South Brooklyn. To-night
tho Democratic Association of the Twelfth As
sembly district will meet In tho hall In Fifth
avenue and Sixth street to take action upon
tho death of their old leader.
John Delmar was In his sixtieth yenr. having
been born tn Ireland on Sept. (l.'IKtH. He came
to this country in his boyhood with his parents
and settled In the Oowanus district in Brook
lyn, where ho continued to reside until the
close of his lite. In early life he became Inter
ested In Democratic pontics, and it was while
serving his customers on his extensive milk
route that he made himself one of the most
popular young men in the Greenwood district.
His distinction as a volunteer fireman also
proved a strong element In bin favor
when he became an aspirant for polit
ical honors. His first official place was
that of chief clerk in the office of
the Superintendent of the Poor, and he held it
until his election as a Justice of the Peace for
the South Brooklyn district In lttb7. He was
reolected to the bench In 174. and had still
two years to serve when he was elected County
Clerk In 1R70. On his retirement from the
office of County Clerk In 1H80 he engaged In
real estate speculations, and was also heavily
Interested In the various electric lighting
schemes for Brooklyn. For a while he also
branched off as a newspaper proprietor. His
taste for official life returned on the Inaugura
tion of Mayor Van Wyck, and he made a bid for
one of the Commisslonerships, but had to be
satisfied with a Deputy Assessorshlp. He made
no open objection, but It Is well known that lie
considered himself entitled to a more repre
sentative position in view of his long and un
flinching party services. He had been a mem
ber of the Democratic County Committee al
most continuously from his entrance Into
politics, and was frequently a delegate to the
State and national conventions. His leader
ship over the Democratic forces in tho Twelfth
Assembly district had been maintained with
out dispute until a few months ago, when
he suddenly found himself confronted
with a faction squabble. Although his
health was enfeebled, ho hustled around with
his old-time activity and at tho official pri
maries put his foes to utter rout, gaining an
overwhelming victory In oach election district
About three weeks ago ho was prostrated with
a carbuncle supposed to have been aggravated
bv prioging with a brass pin. The strength of
the patient gave way rapidly und. othor com
plications ensuing, his case soon became hope
less. Next to Hugh Meljiughlln.no Democratic lead
erln Brooklyn hud maintained his grip so long or
so firmly as John Delmar. II is rat her gruff exte
rior concealed a r.-ally friendly disMisltion. and
his fidelity to his friends could not be shaken.
He had some sharp personal disagreements
with Mr. McLaughlin, but there never was any
open rupture between them. Mr. Delmar's
fortune has been variously estimated at from
tr00,000 to J1.000.0OO. He was a generous
contributor to Catholic and other charities. He
leaves a widow, but no children.
OBITUARY.
William H. ('line a retired Chief Engineer of
the United Htutes Navy, died on Wednesday of
cancer of the tongue in the Long Island College
Hospital, In Brooklyn, In his sixty-first year,
lie joined tho navy in lMtll and sorved through
the civil war. He was attached to the Wyoming
on her chase to the China Soa after tiw Ala
bama. He beeamo Chief Knelnoer in 1HH7.
and was retired In 1SH4. He loaves a widow
and one son. The funeral services will be held
at 1(34 Greene avenue on Sunday afternoon.
Henry White, a well-known artist of Boston,
died suddenly yesterday ut Badgers Island In
Portsmouth. N. H., harbor, of heart failure
Ills wife, who is bu invalid, had boon passing
the Milliliter at the Bonln Cottage, and Mr
White's visit was to take her home. He was 74
vears old, and Is survived by his wife and three
exilldrcn.
Wlllium Carroll, who. according to the fam
ily records, was born in King's county, Ireland,
1 0.' yearn ago. died yesterday at his home. 705
Henry street, Brooklyn. He had been in this
country only eighteen years. His widow Is an
octogenarian.
HO Mil THROWN INTO A lloif.l.
Building Partly Wrecked In Wnlerbury,
Conn. I.Ives Endaugered.
Watebbubt, Conn., Oat. . The entire rear
of a hotel, owned by William Leslie, in this oity
was practically destroyed to-night, about mid
night, by the explosion of a dynamite bomb.
The person whi throw the bomb is not
known, although tils identity is pretty well es
tablished. Hud the bomb done tli work that
It was Intended to do it would have killed six
teen people.
T he I. oiu h was thrown through a rear win
dow and exploded nt the foot of tho stairs. It
tor,, out the rear of the house and the stairs.
Within feu feet of the explosion Mrs John
Wright and her baby were asleep on a sofa.
The child was hurled ten feet from the couch
against a door. The door was broken by the
baby.
LADLING OUT CITY MILLIONS
ma tor onniriM estimate for ah
ASPHALT PAVINO PLANT.
City to Build a Pnblla Bath at Coney Island
with a Capacity for 10,000 Parsons
0,000,000 for Highways In the Iteanlar
Budget-Irrigating Pipes tn the Park.
Commissioner Jnmes P. Keating of the De
partment of Highways asked the Board of Es
timate yesterday for $4.H05.HW).17 for 18P0.
Manhattan nnd the Bronx got $2.0tKM)ao for
1H!H. He got It. The Mayor, who was'muoh
more amiable than ho was on Wednesday,
asked Mr. Keating If he repaved Slxlh ave
nue yet.
"I have not." was fie reply.
"Why hnven't you?" asked the Mayor.
"Because the appropriation for the work la
anchored In the Municipal Assembly alone
with appropriations of $201,000 for other
much needed work. Some Alderman from
the Bronx concluded he wanted to know more
about the appropriation and It has been held
un while he Is trying to find out."
"Cm I" said the Mayor.
When the Item for $400,000 for repaying
streets and avenues In Brooklyn was reaohed
Comptroller Coler wnnted to know why so
much money was needed. He said that the
streets and avenues of the Bronx were In a
worso condition than those of Brooklyn.
"In that you are entirely mistaken," said
Mr. Keating. "Tile's nre more poorly paved
and nnpnvpd streets In Brooklyn than In any
other borough."
Mr. Keating later on got to talking about as
phalting the streets around the public schools
In (Jueens. He said the estimated cost of the
asphalt was $'-'.50 a yard. Tho mention of
asphalt to the Mayor was like waving a red flag
In front of a bull. He exclaimed:
"Look hero, Mr. Commissioner! Why do
you waste tlmo estimating the cost of asphalt?
Don't you know the asphalt combination will
charge what It pleases, no matter what your
estimates nre? Now, wo don't propose toler
ating this outrage anv longer. I want you to
submit to me within a week estimates for the
erection nnd maintenance of an nsphnlt plant.
I think we can beat these fellows nt their own
game. If we can. we will cortuinly do It."
President Clausen, for the Park Department,
asked for $-Mtl(i.O()li.4'2. This vear's allow
ance for Manhattan und the Bronx was $1.380,
45.. He wanted $25,000 for Irrigating Central
Park.
"I never heard before that Central Park
needed Irrigation." romarked the Mayor. "Why
does it neetl It now?"
Mr. Clausen explained that the soil of the
park Is very light, and that during a dry period
1'. was almost Impossible to keep the luwns
and plants properly watered. He said that it
would be an endless job to water the lawns by
ban, I, aud to water them from wagons would
cut up tho lawns. His propoeitlon was to lay
water pipes through the park, with standpipes
and taps. To these he proposed attaching
whirligig sprinklers. The soheme seemed to
meet with the Mayor's approval. It was
passed, at any rate, and the Mayor remarked :
"This Item of $20,000 for maintaining the
Speedwny reminds me. I've never seen much
of that thoroughfare. I ride a bicycle, and
you won't allow bicycles on your Siieedway."
"I shall be glad to give you and your bicyple
a special permit. Mr. Mayor." replied Mr. Clau
sen. "No, sir: I don't want a special permit," was
the Major's reply. "I don't want any favors
that all other citizens don't enioy."
There was no applause at this remark, and
Mr. Clausen said that tho Mayor would then
better apply to the Police Department.
George v. Brower, Deputy Commissioner of
Tarks for Brooklyn, wants $150.0K) for this
purpose:
"I propose building a public bath on unsight
ly city property at Coney Island. I propose to
hnvebaths there something like the nubile baths
in Boston, but finer, and, tn fact. Oner than
anything In this country. I propose to have
bot ami cold baths, tub. shower and plunge
baths, and a drying room, where the tempera
ture shall he maintained at over 200'. and
where the clothing of the bathers may be
cleaned and disinfected."
"What's that?" said the Mayor. "8ay that
again."
Mr. Brower stated his proposition again, and
the Mayor said he had thought it would be a
good plan to put up a large recreation pavilion
'hero.
"I propose to do all that. The bathB will ao
eommodate 10.000 persons at one time, and I
propose to have n pavilion large enough to ac
commodate that number when they come from
the baths."
"Well." said tho Mayor, "all I have to say Is
that If you can do all that work for $150,000.
the quicker you get at It the better. You can
have the money.
Commissioner Kane, for the Department of
Bowers, asked for $1.478.rJ50.07. and got It,
with no questions asked.
GOING TO INDICT OEN. COLLI9.
District Attorney Thinks Re's Got m Case
on a I'nving Bill for tt3.417.Sli.
District Attorney Gardiner Intimated yester
day that he was going to have Gen. Collls In
dieted at onco. He said that a number of sub
reports, which hud been handed in by the
Commissioners of Accounts, showed that Gen.
Oollls, while Commissioner of Public Works,
had violated section 04 of the Consolidation
Act, which forbids the making of contracts for
more than $1,000 worth of work unless bids
are advertised for. Col. Gardiner gave out a
copy of the report that he will submit first to
the Grand Jury. It says:
In June. 180ft. Commissioner Charles H. T.
Collls personally ordered, without requisition
or orders, tho work of repairing and laying
asphalt between and outside the tracks at the
Intersection of Boulevard. Tentli avenue and
Sovcnty-flrst street, without public letting or
without inviting bids, and for which work the
Barber Asphalt Company rendered a bill dated
June 20. 180 I. as follows:
480.1 square yards of asphalt surface, at
2O0 (PRO 20
840.1U square yards of asphalt and con
crete, at 8.80 i,jp2 7j
Total $2,262 92
Nothing further was done In this matter by
tho Commissioner of rublle Works until 1807,
when about Nov. 0 he requested his ohlef clerk
to cause to be made out a requisltlou for this
work. Tho chief clerk, Honry Dlinse. ordered
the clerk to the Wntor Purveyor. John Mc
MuniiM. to make out the requisitions, who made
out the following, viz.:
June l sihii square yarn's, $2.110 $suo 00
June 1 iwl square yards, $.'1.60 1.2ur, ho
Total $2.28B 80
When these requisitions were handed Com
missioner Collls to sign ho returned them
through his Chief clerk. Dimse. who In turn
informed Mr. MoYIniuis that the Commissioner
would not sign the one for over . I."'in. and
ordered him to change it by splitting it into
two requisitions. When the Chief Clerk was
asked if the dates should be the same In the
requisitions Into which they were to be split
up, Mr. Diinse instructed him to date one
June 1) anil the others Juno 1. which resulted
In Mr. McManus making out tho following
requisitions:
June 1. 480 square yards at ': 00 tteni 00
June 1, 200 square yanls ut $:i. 80 Tim 00
June M, 141 square yards st run r.85 80
Total $2 266 80
These were signed by Edward P. North as
Water Purveyor, although he had long ceased
to bo such. This was again unsatisfactory to
Commissioner Collin und ho Instructed Charles
W. Harney, the then Water Purveyor, to have
Mr. McManus, his clerk, again make out new
requisitions, which lie did us follows:
June 1, 44.37 square yanU at $n. so sir.stll
June I, 2HO.K2 square yards at $a. HO.. 1,124 II
Juue 1. 20o square yards at $11.80 7H0 00
Juno , tut square yards at $3 so :;m nn
Total $2,417 52
Each of these last four requisition- are, us
will bo noticed, at the rate of $:i HO. although
the company's bill and each other set of requi
sitions made out contained the Item of 480
sqiiiiro yuidsut $2 per square yard. Agulu.it
Will be noticed that these lour requisitions, ex
elusive of the olio for $1hmi ulready slgiietl hy
Com nilnsioner Colli-, amount to $2.4l7T2. und
Including the $110, already signed for, amount
to $.'i.:i7T.52, exceeding the company's bill by
$1,121 20.
The last mentioned four requisitions, Instead
of being signed by Ivlwurd r. North as Water
Purveyor, who held the position in 18110, when
the work wus done, were signed on Dee. :ni, the
last .lay but one of the Strong administration,
by Charles W. Barney as Water Purveyor, who
did not hold thut isisltion in 180H. the time in
question. All the various sets of requisitions
were copied In the oopy-press book of the de
partment in December. 1807. ut the time thoy
were mudo. while all of these requisitions were
dated us of June, 181 si.
We. therefore, present that these facts dis
close hut It w apparent to Commissioner
Collls from Juno 2i). 18ISI. the dnto of the
asphalt company's bill, that he bud trans
gressed the law in making a contract for over
$1.(MSI without previous advertising nnd re
ceipt of hid. ami he accomlugly hesitated to
act, but after the early part of Noveiuher, 1807.
he. no doubt, concluded that hla Incumbency In
ofiloo would soon terminate, und he then either
invited or compelled the mil and . ssinianee of
bis subordinates, Edward P. North. Consulting
Engineer; Charles W. Harney. Water Purveyor,
and Henry Dlmse. Chief Clerk, together with
those who aid the auditing of bills, that he
might speedily aud before the coming end of
V
i the year bring about the audit and payment of
: this Illegal and Improper bill. This oourse we
1 are advised was within the condemnation of
section 105-106 of the Penal Code.
" Section 105 of the Penal Code," said Col.
Gardiner, "says that a public officer or other
person In the city's employ whose duties are to
allow or take part In allowing any claim
against the city, and who connives at or
allows any false or fraudulent claim against
the city, is guilty of a felony.' Section 108 of the
Penal Code relates to conspiracy. Under the
latter section the persons who conspire to
gether Tor the purpose of allowing the city to
be defrauded will certainly lie Indloted."
- I.ITEB WERE LOST.
Rennlt of the Mouth's Beoent Hurricane .
Mrs. Carnegie's Yavcht Ashore.
Bni'Nswic.a. Ob., Oot. 0. Confirmatory re
ports as to the result of the recent storm show
thnt 120 lives were lost, enumerated In part as
follows: Twenty, Campbell Island; eighty,
Butler's Island: Ave, Doboy: seven, Bruns
wick. The damage to property In Brunswick,
Darlen, Doboy and Wolf.Cumberland.St. Simons
and Jokyl Islands, Inclusive of vessels and
plantation stocks. Is estimated at $1,000,000.
The tug McOauley, from Havnnnnh to-day, re
ports four vessels ashore at Bapelo Island and
one at Darlen. They are the tug Crescent
City, a Norwegian bark, the Agnes Camp
bell, and two schooners. The steamer Hessle,
from Darlen. reports that the wares were thirty
five feet high. Thoy hit the Sapelo Light
house, damaging It beyond repair, and send
ing three vessels ashore. The Wolf Island
Club house, a costly retreat for Southern olub
men, was submerged. All the houses nearby
wore washed away and the keeporwasdrowned.
Frank Fader, a pilot on St. Andrew's Bar, re
ports that a threo-m astod schooner loaded with
coal snnk on South Breakers and all hands, es
timated to be eight, were drowned.
The yacht Dungeness, owned by Mrs. I.noy
Carnegie, was washed ashore near her man
sion, and apparently was badly damaged, as
also was tho mansion.
On .IckvI Island the fort and guns were
washed away on tho south end. The three
masted schooner Edna and Emms, loaded with
coal snd railroad iron. Is In a marsh opposite
the JekyI Club house.
MACNAUGHTANH "BUSTED" IT.
Rxamlner Kimball I.nys Tradesmen's
Bank's Downfall to That Family.
"The borrowings and the lendlngs of money
by the Macnaughtans have busted tha Trades
men's National Bank," was the declaration
made to a group of reporters yesterday fore
noon by United States Bank Examiner Kim
ball. Mr. Kimball afterward asserted that
the loans President James Maenaughtan had
made to himself, his brothers and their asso
ciates In the various Maenaughtan enter
prises under the roof of the Wool Exchange
were all made since the Examiner's exami
nation of the bank In July. Just when
they were made, he said, he did not know.
There is only one series of these loans
which Mr. Kimball has investigated as ret.
This is the one for $350,000 altogether,
which has for its basis n block of 4.000 shares
of the Wool Exchange stock, worth at par
$4 is i.iks i. This siock was Issued at 50 cents.
When Mr. Kimball was asked yesterday how
much of tho New York Wool Warehouse stock
had been spouted to'the bank.'he said:
"I do not know, but I have not been through
one-sixteenth of the bank's assets yet. I know
that it has $40,000 or $50,000 worth of the
warehouse company's paper."
President George G. Williams of the Chemi
cal Bank made public yesterday this letter
written to President Maenaughtan:
"DrB Sir: Permit me to disabuse your
mind of the impression vou have conveyed to
the public that the examination of the Trades
men's Bank by the Clearing House Commit
tee took place in consequence of my state
ments to them that the bank was In trouble.
The simple facts are briefly these: A meeting
of the Clearing House Committee took place ot
1 o'clock on Friduy. After the routine busi
ness had been gone through with the question
of the Tradesmen's Bank came up before us,
and It was stated thut rumors affecting Its
credit were In circulation In Wall street. I
distinctly stated to the committee that the
Tradesmen's Bank; had not called upon the
Chemical Bnnk for any loans for some years
post, and that, having long been neighbors, it
was my impression that whenever ther wsnted
to borrow they had comet to this bank. After
full discussion it was decided that an'examltin
tion should take place at 3 o'clock on Mondny.
"After my return to my desk nt the Chemical
Bank, In about one hour's time, I received
your letter asking for a loan of $100.00l to
$200,000. which I promptly declined. I studi
ously kept the contents of your letter private,
and only one single person was Informed (and
he an employee of this bank) of the contents
thereof, until after my return from the coun
try Tuesday morning.
"This brief recital of facts will show you
clearly that tho Clearing House Committee
knew nothing whatever of your request for a
loan un'1' e.tter the examination of your bank
and its suspension from tho Clearing House.
Very respectfully, Georor G. Williams."
There wasn't a Maenaughtan to be found In
this city yesterday. Allan Maenaughtan is
said to be in the Adlrondacks for his health.
Wlllium Maenaughtan, President of the New
York Wool Warehouse Company, was said to
be at the Mucnaughtan summer home at
Mount Washington, Mass., and James, the
President of the Tradesmen's Bank, was not
at his homo, lift West Fifty-eighth street.
Vice-President Bates and Examiner Klmbull
said that he was resting and that he could be
ftun.i at an hour's notice If wanted.
As It was there was no one with authority
to telj what the condition or the assets were of
the New York Wool Warehouse Company or
of tho other Maenaughtan concerns whose
obligations have been loaded upon the bank.
It whs said yesterdny that the New York
Wool Warehouse Company has on hand 15,
0X).000 pounds of wool upon which It has
made advances. These udvauces are said to
amount to $1,500,000 or more. Yesterday
tho Sheriff received an attachment for
$2.ttft4 58 against the company In favor of H.
P. Cumpbell a Co., lor rout due on Oct. 1 for
promises 120-135 Charlton street. The com
pany Is a New Jersey corporation.
Morris. H I rsch, attorney for tho Macnaugh
tans, suicltlasr night that the attachment would
probably bo vacated to-dav by the payment of
the rent due.
It Is expected that as the examination of the
Tradesmen's Bank's assets continues there
will be found obligations of some Maenaugh
tan concerns whose names have not been men
tioned before, fine of these Is Macnuughtan A
Co., a corporation, with offices In the Wool Ex
change building, whose capital stock Ih $100,
(XX). Beyond the fact that James Mucnuughtan
Is iuCPresidoiit and Allun the Secretary, noth
ing Is known publicly of Its affairs. Tim Stan
durd Lithographing Company of 32 Lafayette
place Is another. Itn capital stock Is $25,00 i.
Jsiues Macnuughtan Is President, James W.
Cluwson, the cashier of the Tradesmen's Bunk.
Ih Secretary, and David 11. Bates, Vlce-Prosl-ent
of the bunk. Is a director. The Merchants'
Safe Deposit Company, which has the vaults
under the Tradesmen's Bank and Is capitalized
at $100,000. has James and Allan Maenaugh
tan among Its directors. An effort Ih to be
mode to reorganize the Wool Exchange, with
the MaciiaughtuiiB out Officers of the ex
change declare ;hut tho property can be made
to pav handsomely as an office building.
THAT MAHPKTU BUNCO HAMK.
Come-Ons Who Got the Sharper's Money
Fall to Prove Their Case.
Bartholomew sometimes called "Nigger"
Hayes, an alleged green goods operator, hud. a
hearing before Magistrate (V iniiortoii ut Flush
ing yesterday nnd got off soot-free. The wlt
iiesnes against Huyes were John Uugrarv and
his son, whoso home Ih in South Norwulk.
Conn. The I'ugrurys came down to Maspetn
as other coiue-ons have done to buy gilt
edge green gixids. They turned the tables
on the M impel h gung of nhuipurs by nei.iug
the plant of :i.ooo In goniilue bills, having
first covered the swindlers with a revolver.
The Connecticut speculators fell into the
elm, die- of the nolle,- and the $3,000 roll
went the sume way. Huyen, who was arrested
us a suspected operator," was discharged be
eliilne of the inadequacy of thu evidence given
by the I'ugrurys.
No Mother I.oilo In the Klondike.
Vancouvcb. British Columbia. Oot.O. .1. B.
Tyrrell, Dominion geologist, sunt by the Can
adian Government to report on the Klondike
country, arrived by the Munuense to-day. He
says his report to the Government will be that
the country Is very rich. It will be an exceed
ingly favorable report. The country Is good
for twenty years to come, he says, and the out
put next year will be double that of this. There
Is no mother lode, as la supposed popularly.
lirorn- l'einhertoii.
I.i i no IIuam ii. If, J . Oct. O.-J. Elwyn Green,
a well-known wing shot of the Central Gun
Club of this city, was married to-day to Miss
May I'emberton, ouly daughter of the late Dr.
John P. Peuiberton. The ceremony was per
formed by the Itev Hibbert H. P Roche, rector
Of St. James's Protestant Episcopal Church.
60,000 IDLE MEN IN PARIS.
TWIT STRIKE THREATENS TO BECOME
VERT SERIOUS.
Its Leaders Aim to Bring Abont a General
fttrlke with a View to Producing an
" Keonomle Revolution " Mysterious Re
sources at the Disposal of the Leaders.
JWriat C'af Dnpmlrh lit Taa Bus.
Paws. Oct. O.-The strike among the work
Ingmen here threatens to beoome serious. The
strikers have compelled a number of workmen
to abandon their tasks. In many Instances
using brutal violence. It Is estimated that
tlO.OOO men are Idle.
The loaders of the movement are aiming at a
general strike with the object of affecting "an
economic revolution which will change the
position or tho workers of Kranoe."
An extension of the strike to the dook labor
ers at Havre Is feared, but there le no move
ment there yet. The Courrftr dit Soi'r. the or
gan of Prime Minister Brisson. remarks that
the strike threatens to culminate In riots. The
ringleaders seem to have at their disposal re
sources which are as mysterious as they are con
siderable. It Is even said that unknown oer
aons have opened a credit of 2.000.000 francs to
enable the strike to be pushed to the last ex
tremity, namely, the point where It will be
necessary for the army to Interfere. The
Vourriir till Soir continues:
" It Is needless to point out the dangers to
republican Institutions which would result. It
would ho the Ideal opportunity sought by
those who dream of appealing to force.
If the strikers aro aware of Isielr true In
terests they will keep within reasonable
limits nnd not supply the opportunity of civil
war to some Genoral to carve a triumph out of
street massacres, and to mako victory the
preface to a monarchist restoration."
The foregoing reflects the curious reeling of
uneasiness respecting the strike, whloh Is re
marked In many quarters, it seems to bo be
lieved that tho strike has some hidden, mys
terious connection with the Dreyfus affair.
Anyhow. It Is affording too fruitful ground for
the seeds thereof to develop Into portentous
events.
On the other hand, allowance must be made
for the attempts of certain journals to exag
gerate and Inflame tho conflict In order to em
barrass the Cabinet.
It Is certain that when the Chamber meets
Prime Minister Brisson will have to face
strong assaults from many directions. His at
titude on the revision question has displeased
the Presidential party and furiously In
oensed the military party, and has opened op
portunities for Mellneand other antl-revlslon-ists.
of which they are preparing to fully avail
themselves. The belief grows that the Cabinet
will not survive.
THE DRETFVH CRISIS.
Germans Aernsed of Being the Prime Mov
ers In the Present Agitation.
Sprcial VabU Dttvakk l Thm 8ns.
Paiiih, Oct. 6 Gen. Lambert, in a communi
cation to .e Matin, accuses Ool Sehwartrtop
pen. formerly military attache at the German
Embassy, or boing the primo mover In the
present Dreyfus crisis, and asks if war Is the
object sought by him and his instigators. He
says he does not think that they want war. but
In any event France does not. tear it oa i.- ?
material Is superior to that of Germany.
The police have seised copies of La Mforme
containing an artiole which Is held by the au
thorities to be Insulting to President Faure:
and copies of the Berlin iimon'stt'scAe Blattrr
caricaturing M. Faure have also been confis
cated by the police.
Maltre Labor, oounsel for Col. Plequart, has
written to the Procureur-General and Gen.
Chanoine. Minister ot War, demanding per
mission to communicate with his client, con
tending that tho refusal with which the mili
tary authorities met his previous requests was
Illegal.
M. Loew. President or the Criminal Chamber
ot the Court or Cassation, has appointed Coun
cillor Eard to report upon the Dreyfus dottier.
M. Bard was the reporter in the Esterhazy and
Plcquart cases.
WILLIAM PENN'S OR AVE.
Some Persons Attempt to Desecrate It, bnt
Are Frightened Away.
Xntcial Cablt Dupalck le The 8ux.
London. Oot. 7. The CAronicfs says that an
attempt was made early on Thursday morning
to desecrate the grave ot William Penn at Jor
dans, Buckinghamshire. About two feet of
soil was removed.
The offenders were apparently frightened hv
a dog barking in a neighboring cottage and
abandoned their purpose, leaving a spade be
hind them.
The police believe that they will be able to
find the offenders. For some time past the
burial ground, which la In a lonely situation,
has been watched to prevent surreptitious at
tempts to remove the body. The watch was
lately withdrawn. It is recalled that years ago
tho State of Pennsylvania unsuccessfully ap
plied for permission to transfer Penn's re
mains to Philadelphia.
TROOPS HOME FROM THE SOUDAN.
Beeelved by Cheering Crowds as They March
Through London Streets.
Xp'cial Cablt Drltatch in Tur Bus.
London. Oct. O.-The transport Dllwara ar
rived at Southampton to-day with 070 men
from the Soudan. The troops consist chiefly of
the First Battalion of the Grenadier Guards
under command or Col. Hatton.
They arrived at tho Waterloo station In this
city this afternoon. A great crowd of Ixindon
ers awaited their arrival at the station, and
the streots through which they marched to
Wellington Barracks were lined with cheering
people.
DISOWNED BY HER FAMILY.
Death of an American In Kuglniid Whose
Father la Said to lie Wealthy.
Spietal Cablt litijtau-h tn The Hi-n.
London, oot. tl.-A coroner's Inquest was held
at Burnley to-day on tho body ol u woman named
Mary Jones, who died there on Tuesday. Tho
woman wus un actress whoso father Is ssld to
beu wealthy American. She received an al
lowance of $1,200 a year from her father, but
was not otherwise recognized by her family.
The verdict of the jury was that the woman
died from natural caussH. but that her death
was hastened by the excessive use of Intoxi
cants. PIANIST SENT TO JAIL.
Mr. Stroking Got Into Trouble When Be
Failed to snluie a Priest.
.Seial Cablt Ilrtua'rh In Tun Km.
Vienna, Oct. ii.-Tho Dutch pianist Hive
king, who was arrested at Ischl, i'piiei Aus
tria, about six weeks ago, for neglecting to sa
lute a priest who wan cairyiug u viaticum
through the streets, has been sentenced to
three days' Imprisonment for the offence
Vogel Hlssell,
Sutcial Valt'r DtlUOkk to TllK Sun.
l.tiNiios. Oct. Be Wlllium Ambrose Voggl of
New York, hoii or Peter Vogel. a merchant of
thut city, was murried here to-ilay to Elizabeth
Mcl.eo.l llissell, widow of a New York lawyer.
Miss I.uilisa Potter Helps in n Itcrue.
Nkwiout. It. I., Out. U, Miss Louisa, Potter,
daughter of Mrs. E. T. Potter and niece of
Bishop Potter of New York, went out Hailing
with her brother and ('apt Champion this
morning. Tho wind was blowing almost a gale
and when off Beaver Tail ttiey saw a catbout
oapslze und put for it. arriving just in limn to
save the fisherman, who was alone in his boat.
Miss Potter assisted In pulling the old man
uboard and worked over him until he waa re
vived. Hia boat sank.
m ROYAL r.!3.r
Absolutely Pure.
Ejsulafl Mads from Par Grmpo Crsavae
ggfW ' Tavrtaur.
FULL-DRESS AND SEMI-DRESS GARMENTS.
Dress Coats and Vests, $18 to $37. Trousers, $6 to $11.
Tuxedo Coats, $13.50 to $25. Pique Vests, $2.50 to $5.50.
Prince-Albert Coats and Vests, $20 to $35.
Cutaway Coats and Vests, $15 to $28.
Inverness Overcoats and Paddocks, $25 to $40.
Double-breasted Vests of Pique, Silk and Worsted,
for morning or afternoon wear, $4 to $7.
TASHODA NEGOTIATIONS.
France Won't Agreo to Bvactiate the Place
as a Preliminary Condition.
Sptcial Cablt Dnpalrh to Tur Scs.
Pahis. Oct. 6. The French Government, It Is
asserted, is willing to begin negotiations with
regard to Fashoda immediately, and M. Del
oaeso Is prepared to approach the subject In a
conciliatory spirit. The Government will not
agree, however, to French evacuation ot Fash
oda as a condition precedent to negotiatlona.
COL. LIOTARD IN PARIS.
He Thinks France Had Better Hold All the
Gronnd Gained In Africa.
.Vprctal Cable Detpateh to Tni Ron.
Pabis, Oot. 0. Col. Llotard. Governor ol the
new French provlnoe or Upoer Ubangi. arrived
here to-day. In acknowledging his reception
at the railroad station, he reterred to the mis
sion the Government Intrusted to him In 1 800.
and again In 1S94. to occupy the territories
connecting TJbangi and the Nile. As a result
ot these missions Major Marchand was at
Fashoda.
He described Fashoda as the port or the
Bahr-el-OhftEal region Ithe old Egyptian prov
ince or that name), and said it waa destined to
oonnect the new French colony with the Medi
terranean by way ot the Nile and Egypt. He
added that France has too many interests
In Central Atrica to loave It to other
powers to guard French liberty and the
security ot commerce. France's position In Cen
tral Atrica gave her the guardianship or a vast
field ot action. He did not believe It possible
to flinch trom the duty Incumbent on France
without belying tho glorious traditions of the
past.
ULTIMATUM TO THE PORTE.
It Requires an Answer In a Week The
Powera Sending Troopa to Crete.
Sprrial CabU Deipatdtet to The Sun.
Constant! noplk. Oct. 6. The collective note
presented to the Porte by the representatives
of the powers demanding the withdrawal of
the Turkish troops from Crete requires an
answer within a week. The note bears the
date of Oct. f.
Canba. Oct. 6. The French. Italian and
Russian Governments have compiled with the
request of the Admirals to send reinforce
ments to Canea. France sending H00 men with
two heavy guns. This action is taken without
waiting tor the reply ot the Porte to the note or
tho powers.
The counoil or foreign Admirals has taken
the necessary measures to insure the enforce
ment or the terms or the note presented to the
Porte by the representatives of the powers de
manding the Immediate evacuation of Crete.
The presentation ot the note and the action of
the Admirals hare caused great rejoicing
among the Christian population.
TAXING THE KLONDIKE.
The London Globe Thinks Ottawa Imposes
an Outrageous Burden on the Camp.
tp'rial CabU Dupatch to Tax Bra.
London. Oot. 8. The Globe, commenting on
the announcement that the Canadian Govern
ment Is about to Inquire into the Yukon ad
ministration, says that the Klondike pays a
long price tor the blessings ol good govern
ment without receiving them. "Ottawa." the
Globe says. "Is taxing a nascent mining In
dustry In this remote British possession in
a manner calculated to make even Krflger
blush."
The proposed investigation, the paper thinks,
might profitably Include Ottawa with tho ob
ject of throwing light upon the stories afloat
that certain concessions were obtained through
bribery.
Cunningham Geikle Dead.
Special Cable DeipateJt to The Huh.
LOUDON, Oct. 0. The Kev John Cunning
ham Geikle, D.D., LL. D.. died yesterday at
Bournemouth. England, where he resided.
He was the author ot "The Llle and Words of
Christ," which reached Its thirty-first edition
in IKSHi, and many other books.
KRKHS HAH TWO WIVES.
Wife No. !! Discovers the Fans and Both
Wives Culliblue lo Punish Hlui.
John Kress. MO years old. a wood carver em
ployed by hchwurtz A Hon, currluge builders of
Flushing avenue, Long Island City, was com
mitted to the (Juuciib County Jail yesterday to
await an examination on a churgo of abandon
ment. This chnrge is the only one that could
bo made In this State uguiust Kress, although
it developed 111 e. iii i thai he bus two wives.
He lived with one wifeut ISO Jamaica uveiiue.
Long Islund City. His other wife was em
ployed as u iloinesi ie servant by u Mrs Mills at
fimithtown, I. 1 Kress married his first wife
In Mitnhultau utjoiil two yesrsugo. Hermalden
name was Barbara Itlliu. Shels 22 years old.
und was Innocent of tlie fact thut her husband
had a second wife until last Tuesday
Kress murried wife No. 2 in Jersey City on
April 2o last Her maiden iiiime wus Jemimu
Iuittlt. She Is 20 years old. After her mar
riuge Kress told her that he was bard pressed
tor iiionev, und suggested Hint site go out as a
sen ant until lie eon Id better b is circumstances.
She readily counciilcd to the plan, and secured
the place in Hmitbto.vn. Kress visited her
frequently. Of lute, however, lie did not go to
Hmitlitowii as often as formerly, and when be
fulled lo uppeur there for u week wlfo No. 2
secueil ii leave of absence aud went to Lonu
IhIiiikI 'itv to llinl IiIiji. sic called at the cur
rluge worl. s on Tuesday, and wus informed
that Kress hoarded ut IS Jama lea uvenue.
Hhe went ut once to thut editress and found
Kress with wile No 1. T'lieie win u lively
scene for u few minutes, ami wile No. 2 left the
place vowing that she would have revenge.
Mic lost notiuie in swearing out a warrant for
Kress's arresi
As the second marring)' ceremony was per
formed In another State she could churgo lilni
only with abandonment Kress was arrested
yesterday inorniug and apneaicl very much
crestfallen when confront.-,! hy his two wives
In court He begged them not to prosecute
him. but both declare. 1 that be should be pun
ished tor bis deception. The two wives left
the courtroom together und appeared to be
pretty good friends. Both saidthat they would
not relent and that Kress would now have to
suffer for his action In deceiving them.
Where Yesterday's Fires Were.
A. M IOiBO, riAH West Kightr fifth street, little
Hiniili, il omen r,o. in iv Mrety-iexlh itrect and
Boulevard, J. llcyaQ. (lamage vllghl.
P. of.- I ... "Us i io-riiwn h meet. Philip Hinio a
Co., damage allgut; 7:10, less Avrn ir A, P Waning,
damage tnfllug; H:4a, UTl I'eriitlandl avsnue, Mary
Ctiarterr, damage io, 11:80, eoi Elcvautk aveaas,
aedaatage.
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IssBawsKi akeaarrBjsvanBml
sgX3 ti VHaWkJa&jfSS O'!
nhe Reason Why
Our Boys Clothing I
Is so satisfactory, is bzcause'
from selection of cloth to sew
ing on buttons, we stud
Boys' needs.
They are not the game as Mnn'i
needs the wear Boys give their
clothes Is Altogether different.
So we buy Boys' Cloth, de
sign Boys' Styles, and employ
Boys' Tailors.
In other words v?e are Specialist
in Bora' Clothing just ne vre are la
everything else for Children.
Sailor Batte, fall welht . o r
SersM.tlaudiouiely emarolil. f ,05 l" f'5
Jacket Salts, all wool. t 0
ant color chevlou. 'f.OO l- O.jO
Tenths' Suits, (honr; Trouieril. mHl as.
Ism ot cheviots and rn nn .n T nrh
caulmeres. IO-OO IO If.OO
Sailor Collar Reefers, wool covert mixtures
andfmst color chinchillas. -q Q Cl
60-62 West 2 3d St
KU Sloane
SPECIAL SALE,
To-day and To-morrow,
Oct. 7th & 8th,
Hand made LACE CURTAINS,
comprising the finest
specimens of
POINT ARABE,
RENAISSANCE,
CLEMERY,
TRIANON,
NINON, and
SILK APPLIQUE.
An unusual opportunity to secur$
good value.
Broadway St iqtlj Sfc 1
910,000 rOR AN INJURED SPINE.
Banister Shoe Company Mutt Pay for
lnjiirlee Dons by n Falling Shaft.
Henrv I) Hustis. an employee of the .fames
A. Banister Shoe Company ot Newark. N. J,
got a verdict of flO.OOt) against the company
r'eaterday lorinjuries received a year ajro by the
all ot a shaft over his work bench. He sued
for J'jr.i kki. uini the trial occupied three days.
Culpable negligence was proved. Inasmuch mt
he had asked to huve the shaft fixed while he
was at dinner. His spine was Injured.
Mr. Bayard'a Estate Worth 100,000.
Wilminoton. I)el.,Oct.(.-ThewlllofThomag
K. Bayard has been filed for probato. He leave!
his home In this city and several lots and a sta
ble to his wife for her use for one year, then to
he soli! .mil the proceeds divided. A house la
Washington is left outright to his wife. Five
hundred dollars was given to Old Swedes
Church in this city and n small legacy to his
former private secretary. Henry W. Bryan. Toa
value of his personal property In not givon.bni
his entire estate Is estimated nt about 100.00a.
CI M i 1 1 1- A
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YOU CAN CLOSELY EX .MINE J
the Suits iii.l Tup Coats that are nude
id ORDER here for '
NO MORE $ 1 5.00 NO LESS
and If you tinJ that they are in any par
ticular interior to what other tailors charge
$30 for your money is ready lo be returned
to you.
Over 500 patterns.
8KND rOK HAMPI.HI FOR COMPARISOK.
W. C. LOFTUS & CO., IH I
1191 Broadway, near 28th. .
Son Building, near Bridg
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