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. . . . .
ni ' T'KINa or BBroepirair
jtr scbwmbs.
W nH" Afloat r Casijrle to Destroy
the Republic Bl Frnet Lack a Mil
itary l" " P"n Wham to Concentrate
Hi Wer.hlp -Premier Briason la a Btrons
Man and It Probably Prepared for All
Iventuslltlet - Duke ot Orleane and
frlne Victor Napoleon u tha Frontier.
gptdml Oleic P.fpateA to Ta gov.
Fiin. Oct. 15. It la significant ot tha sltu
iUod Id l'"'" ' th freent moment that all
tt talk n( the publlo and prsss la ot military
ploti nod count d'etat. Thar may or may not
to iom foundation for tha sensational stories
wblrb have bean rlfa for forty-eight houra
put of treasonable conspiracies for the seizure
ol the (tovernment and tha destruction of the
republic. The fact that these rumor are se
rlcuilT dlscusaed by eonaervatlY persona la
cufflcient Indloation ot the grave unrest and
wprehsnslon which prevail in France.
The struggle between the military and elvll
pavers, lor that la th real nature ot th orlsis.
i preached a danwrousst and a eoiporta
' tor time within th next month would be by
bo means an unnatural outcome. Given a
m,n of even moderate popularity and ambl
tlon.and such an event would be the almost in
stable product ot the present sondittons.
But while Franca still idolizes th army, tha
French temperament demand a single Incar
nation of Us worship before It will tolerate
forcible usurpation In any nam or any eauae.
Bovsver. the dear military hero doe not ex
l,t, and no committee ot th general staff can
take his place.
Six months ago Gen. da Botsdeftre, Gen.
dense, or Gen. de Pellleux might, perhape.
,nT one of them, have been oleverly developed
Into a popular hero. But now all three are too
duply implicated In th shameful maohlna
Uoos of the War Offloe to be able to pose aa the
champions of the armr. Gen. ZurUndenJper
haps. Is a more dangerous Ugure, and ha eer-
Rtilnlr shown himself ready to use high
banded methods within a few weeks. More
over. Governor ot Part, he possesses all
tht weapons necessary for seining th Govern -Mat.
Hs would be able if. a la probably the
esse, be could rely upon the troop he com
mando, to proclaim himself or hla nominee
military dictator to-morrow. He ha Been fit
within ten dart to fill Peri with aoldlar. This
nominally was don be jause ot th strike, but
iterybody know that this is absurd. Th po
lks, with th 20.000 men ot the ordinary gar
rison In reserve, are ample to deal with any
strike emergen that I likely to art.
Hs brought from th provinces twenty
three additional battalion ot Infantry and six
cavalry regiment, whioh are quartered In he
parks and publlo groundr. and tha oitr Is like
an armed camp. Fully 40.000 soldiers now
ocoopy the capital, and their presenoe.natur
slly excites public uneasiness.
The newspapers whioh yesterday declared
that a plot for th seizure ot th Government
oad been dlscovored.nd which to-day reiterate
the statement, are directly connected with
I members ot th Cabinet, and it must be con
X fatted that the report obtains general ore-
dence among the friends of the Ministry. For
tunately M. Briason is the etrongeat and most
courageous man who has been Premier in
ircrat years. M. Mellne. a la well known.
was thoroughly subservient to army influ-
lt is generally understood that th revision
or the disclosure of the history of the Dreyfus
ease, whereto M. Briason is committed, will re
veal appalling corruption among th members
of the general staff whoa names have been
mentioned, and it is now clear that they will
stop short of nothing to avert the twin whioh
threatens them. lien who resort to forgery
or false evidence would harlly hesitate, in a
desperate situation, to undertake revolution, it
they believed t here was even a small chance of
success. But the stern aacetiowho 1 Prim
Minister of Franc know th men with whom
he bsa to deal and know their desperation.
He cannot have failed to prepare tor all even
i tualitist.
Meantime th element ot burlesque has been
added to the situation by th new that those
k two heroes, the Duke of Orleans and Prince
,r Victor Napoleon, have moved up a tar a
Brussels. It is even added that tha latter has
bravely ventured a few yards across th f ron-
t tltr several times, but quickly retreated the
moment he saw anything alive.
It may readily be believed, amid this ner
vous domestic situation in Franoe. that the
Faahoda question, over which th Suglish
press and politicians are making an enormous
fust, scarcely Interests Frenobmen. Th
ntwtpapers have given mora or lss.attention
to the subject, for the moat part in moderate
terms, but this time It is the Kngliah people
who have been too easily exalted. Th idea
that France and England are going to war
over a remote bit ot territory on th upper
Nile It regarded as absurd verywhere In
Europe except In the British Isle. Th only
dancer, as has before been pointed out, I that
when the Chamber meet, this or th succeed
ing Cabinet may be harassed by the do
mettlo situation and may resort to th des
1 Derate expedient ot making the Faahoda du
ly i ut an escape valve for th popular exel to
ri ment. But this possibility la remote.
The probable course of event will b that
tome plausible expedient will be found to
tnable France to yield to England's demand
without sacrificing th national dignity.
which is dearer to Frenchmen than to most
other nationalities.
The anti-revision newspapers rldlonl th
idea of a plot on th part of military offloers
o seise the uoverniuen t.
The Figaro says that the General ot th
army aro unanimous in th eonviotion that
their duty consists in absolute obedience and
adhesion to the republic. The journals whioh
urtt published the report of th conspiracy,
however, adhere to their statement.
Tolr Beqa.su far Aid Bsstt Little Sysa
pathy la England.
Aal Cstli VtipmUK It Tsr to.
!. Iokdok, Oct. 16.-Th Colonial Offlo has ra
eelved several cablegrams from th Wst In
lta this week Insisting upon th uigent ue
otulty of (lovernment aid for the distressed
eoloniej, particularly in view of the compara
tive failure ot the Mansion House fund. The
cablegrams have not had much effect at White
st. I beyond causing irritation among various
exalted peimanent officials, who scarcely take
1 -he trouble to ooooeal their annoyance that the
hurricane should have occurred at the season
heu it i customary tor the bigwigs to taks
"lr holiday.
The West Indies are always giving trouble to
We lolonlal Office without yielding corre
Bouding benefit, and nobody will be likely to
Into hysterias if the islands are out adrift
jrom imperial oonneotlon. Th average Eng
ithnian knows little about them except that
" ' t lodtej are Inhabited by a lot of lazy
""" sTbO bowl for alms whenever a gale of
wind of extra strength bowls over some of
h ' B",erul shanties. That is the feeling
wriich caused the failure of the Mansion House
nd and whioh would reconcile KnglUhmun to
W deal wltn the United State with the West
t'inclal Indifference Is emphasized by the
JM .thai Mr. Chamberlalu U now on Ilia way
" without having paid a visit to th devas-
colonies, which he was urged to do by ,
- s.. .
his Tlnlsterial colleague and distinguished
oolonlete. An additional week or two on th
American aide of the Atlantio would. It la ex
plained, have upset Mr. Chamberlain's plana
for the remainder of the year, and would have
necessitated th abandonment ot several en
gagement! to addraas publlo political matt
ings. Doubtless aa soon aa he gets back he
will make a nice BPeeoh full of sympathy for
the sufferer and may decide to lend the colo
nial governments a few huudred thousand
pounds at a nominal Interest. Fnt that Is
about all the West Indlee will get.
She Is Believed to Be Innocent, but th
Berlin Polios Won't Admit Bier to Ball,
swsrfai OsWs DatntcS to Tsra Sow.
Biiuy, Oct. 15. Brutality and red tape are
'.he chief characteristics ot the Prussian polio
Authorities. American visitors often testify
to soma netty annoyances, but seldom to such
flagrant Injustice aa tu the case ot Mrs. Llaxie
Colin, whose residence waa given aa 332 East
Thirteenth street. Hew York, and who waa ar
rested three weeks ago upon th charge of
wrongfully attempting to oasb a biU of 6.000
marks. Mrs. Oohn i- still In Moablt Jail await
ing trial, and, th charge against her is specifi
cally perjury and attempted fraud.
The circumstances of the case point to the
probability of her aoqultUl, but In any case to
the refusal in the meantime ot her being ad
mitted to ball, no matter how substantial,
really booauso she la not a German subject, but
particularly because she is an American ot
German parentage. It she bad been a Ger
man she oertalnly would have been detained
under provisional release pending her trial,
which haa now been fixed for Oct 22. although
th authorities may kp her In prison for
months without trial.
Her husband is said to reside at 800 Union
avenue. New York. HI relative, who are
German subjects and established In Berlin,
have offered to furnish bail to theTamount ot
50,000 mark, but th offer haa been refused.
Anart from the probability that th woman Is
Innoosnt, It is a certainty that such ball would
have been accepted immediately if It had been
offered for th liberation ot a German sub
ject. Th American Embassy haa bean consulted
In the mstter, but could only reply that th
woman' arrest and detention being in ac
cordance with the German law, there Is no
ground for Intervention. Her friends desire
an Inquiry In Mew Tork, feeling sure that her
character as to honesty will be ahown to be
satisfactory. She is intelligent, good looking,
and aged about 25. Her opponent in th bill
case whioh led to her Imprisonment is a man
who waa one the Mayor of a town in West
Prussia, and lost his offlo in consequence ot a
shooting affray arising from his adultery with
th wit ot hi moat Intimate friend.
They Are Not Permitted to Enter Southern
Ports ot the Philippines.
Special C! Dupattk Is Tut Sun.
Manila. Oct 15. There haa been considera
ble complication arising from the attempt to
resume inter-island commercial business. Sev
eral vessels flying the American Hag have not
been permitted to enter southern port despite
th recent order of Gen. Bios, the Spanish Governor-General,
that such vessels should have
free admission to port under hla authority.
Twenty per oent duty upon the freight of
vessels loading at ports held by the insurgents
Is also demanded by Agulnaldo.
Chief Surgeon Lippiuoott sails for bom to
day. Th health ot the army is fairly good.
Two days ago th sick report showed 840 cases.
There have been thirteen cases of smallpox,
but no new oases have appeared In several days.
Burgeon Llppinoott haa Issued i aother warn
log appeal to th officers to bo especially care
ful ot the health of their men, as typhoid fever
is singularly fatal here.
Preparations are making tor the establish
ment ot another general hospital, for which
there Is abundant equipment her.
Madrid lays tb Americans Object to Spam' s
SBtdal Csssi VuBtleXn f Tsui Sum.
Hadbid, Oct 16. Th Oorr$pondtnci it
Etpafla, a semt-offloisl newspaper, say that
great importance Is attached to the proceed
ings of yesterday's sitting of the Paris Peace
Commission in regard to the Philippines. All
unprejudloed persons, th paper says, must be
be of the opinion that, after the signing ot
peace, the rights of Spain to sovereignty over
the Philippines will be unquestioned.
The Americans are proving irreconcilable,
and show a disinclination to accept the arbltra-
FABia. Oet !lo.-The Spanish Peace Commis
sioners took luncheon to-day with the Spanish
Ambassador and subsequently held a pro
tracted session. The American Commissioners
held a brief session this morning, meeting In
the Chamber ot Commerce.
Brief Political History of a Mas Who Doss
Not Owb th " German Tat."
Herr Herman Bidder waa spoken ot yester
day, even by his olosest German friends, as th
prltv German political gymnast of New York
city. H is worth only a few lines.
In 1892 Herr Bidder wanted Dr. Joseph H.
Banner to be Immigration Commissioner and
Edward Crosse to be Internal Revenue Collec
tor. He foresaw a Cleveland wave, and so
Herr Bidder became a Cleveland Democrat.
He accomplished his purpose a to Senuer and
In 1884 Herr Bidder wanted Tammany Hall
to nominate bis personal friend. Edward J. H.
Tamsen. for Sheriff. Tammany refused. Herr
Bidder went over to the Bepublloan and Cltl
sons' movement end they nominated Tamsen
or him. So Herr Bidder became a Bepubliean.
In 1888 Herr Bidder want to Tammany and
asked for the nomination for Supreme Court
Justice Ot his lawyer, Charles f. HaeLean.
Tammany agreed, and Herr Bidder became a
IrfTHOtl lerr Kidder foressw the MoKlnlsy
wave, and desiring the retention of Banner sad
Gross In their Federal places, he became a
In 187 Hrr Bidder wanted Tammany Hall
to Dominate him, Herr Hidder, for Mayor, but
would give wsy It Tsmmsny would nominate
hi brpthey-ln-law, Edward B. Amend, for
Sheriff. Tammany refused. Herr Bidder went
over to the Oltlsens' Union people, which bad a
goodly sprinkling of Republicans In the union.
In lHOfi Tammany Is In full swing in Greater
Saw York. Brother Robert A. Yap Wyef Is
yor. Brother Augustus van Wyek is Tam
many's candidate for Governor, Brother Robert
A. hands out all th patronage of Greater New
York. There are posslbllltl for Herr Hidder
In this situstlon ; so Herr Bidder strain swltahes
the German-American reform movement to
suit these personal possibilities for Herr Kid
der. Herr Oswald Ottendorfer. editor of the
Slaoln Ztituno. Is In Europe most of the time, is
not t all personally familiar with the political
situation either In New York city or New York
State, and. moreover, has beru In falling health
for a long time. Herr Kidder is the first man
to grab Herr Ottendorfer as Herr Ottendorfer
comes slowly down the gangplank to American
soil again. Herr Kidder pumps Into Herr
OtU-ndorfer the " polities! situation In JJew
York city and New York State," and Herr
Ottendorfer sayu 'Yah, yah." Herr Otten
dorfer' Staatt Zrilung Is thus again made to
boom Herr Kidder's personal schemes and
nmbitlons. Then lie declares with uplifted
"Ah, the licrmans are to a man ogainet
Herr Kidder, according to his German critics
yesterduy. thus attempts to spread It broadcast
through the imperial State of New York that
the German-American eltlsens object to lawa
which are known tu have brought the highest
social advantages to the State and which have
reduced very materially the taxes all over the
State. In cities, towns, villages, and, in fact. In
every crossroads liamlst In this Croat Empire
Rtuto. I
A Mew Collar.
" E. W. Foyasttei B. W.V
To Besomt Croker's Attack on the Banek
and Defeat It Oeelnrod to Bo tko Im
perative Bwtjy of tko Bar suttl Every Good
CMJaea JLeventrttt Pronounced Hont for
the Besick Committee of Fifty to Promote
tke Ideation of .lattices Daly and Cohen.
Th Bar Association of this city met last
night at tta clubhouse In West Forty-fourth
street, to hear the report ot Its Judiciary
Commute, which has been In conference
with the representatives of both th Be
publloan party and Tammany Hall with
a view to bring about an agreement
upon nominations for the Supreme and City
Court bench. In this, as Is known, the
committee was not successful. The prin
cipal purposes of the committee had been to
scaur the renomlnatiou by both parties of
Justices Daly and Cohen.
James C. Carter, President ot the association.
waa In th ohalr. Elihu Boot read the commit
tee's report, and at one offered the following
" Mtiolead. That th Bar Association ot th
City of New York condemns th refusal of th
Democratic Convention to recognise the prin
ciples declared by the association, and to
nominate Justices Daly and Cohen, upon the
demand ot the bar, as evidenced by the peti
tion signed by over 3,000 of it members, both
in and out of this association, and without re
gard to party affiliations.
".Kejohjed. That this condemnation Is es
pecially due In the case ot Justice Joseph F.
Daly, In view of hla long and faithful aervlco
and the overwhelming testimony borne to his
capacity and fltuese.
"Jtssoinad, That ths refusal to nominate
Judge Daly Is a direct stuck upon ths inde
pendence of the bench, bonus he was rejected
forth reason that he would not permit his
oflloial action, as a Judge, to be controlled by
the personal direction ot a political manager,
and because tha Nominating Committee obeyed
the direction of that political manager, against
the claims of faithful service and proved fitness,
against a great public demand, and against the
Plain publlo Interest That to resent tht at
tack, and to dafeat It la an Imperative duty on
the part ot every member of the bar and every
citizen who desires that his rights shall be pro
tected by an Independent courageous and
honest judiciary.
"ftjafved. That Mr. David Levcntrltt is not
a fit person to bo a Justice ot the Supreme
"Hesohed. That a committee ot fifty mem
bers of the association, with power to add to
their number, be appointed by the President
charged with the duty of actively promoting
the canvass and election of Judges Daly and
Cohan, and to cooperate with any committee
from th bar at large, or otherwise, consti
tuted for the sams purpose.
"Setohtd, That th Executive Committee
be and it Is, authorized to appropriate to the
expenses ot such oommitto. out ot tho funds
of the association, any aum not otherwise ap
propriated whioh th Executive Committee
deem necessary and proper."
These were signed by th following members
of the committee, who also signed th report:
Euau Boor, Wk. Euwabp Ouhtih.
Evbmtt P, Whbilbb. Hjchbx W. Db Fobbst.
Jom Da Witt Warms. Edwabd B. Wbithb t.
The report wo a follows:
"That it) ths evening of Oot 11 tha Republi
can Convention nominated for Justices of tho
Supreme Court Joseph F. Daly, William N. Co
hen and Henry W. Taft, and for tha City Court.
Mr. George C. Austin. That your committee,
on the morning of Oct. 12. had a further con
ference with the representatives of the Demo
cratic organisation, and that subsequently on
the same day the Democratic County Conven
tion nominated for Justices of the Supreme
Court George P.Andrews. James Fitzgerald and
David Leventritt and for Judge or the City
Court. Theodore F. Haaoall. These nomina
tions for ths Supreme Court were made in dis
regard of the great petition of tbe bar of New
York, signed By more than 3.1)00 of its mem
bers, for the retention of Judges Daly and u
hen upon the bench and of the urgent insist
ence of your committee to the same end, and
'i disregard of the positive and emphatic ex
pression by your committee of the opinion that
Mr. David Leventrltt ought not to be nomi
nated. ' We naturally: hesitate to express an opinion
which will be injurious to auy member of the
par, but a lawyer who aspires to the Supreme
Court bench challenges a judgment, not merely
on his light to practice law. Imt upon his ni
nes for great o'Ace In which the highest stand
ard of character and morals ought to be main
tained. " The judgment formed by the members of
any profession or calling upon the character of
one of their associates Is usually based on u
long course of conduct, no single Instance of
which may be sufficiently unmlstaknble, stand
ing br Itself, to justify a conclusion, yet U'
general and settled professional estlmut.r ,.f
cuarsoter thus formed Is seldom wrong. Your
committee find the general judgment of the
Bar upon Mr. Leventrltt to be that his profes
sional and moral standing Is low, and that
his presence on the Bench would lower Its tone
and Impair Its credit and efficiency.
The reasons assigned for the rejection of
Justice Dsly are that upon two conspicuous
occasions he refused to conform his official
action to the wishes of Mr. Kichsrd Croker.
The first was when lie refused to vote to re
move Samuel Jones from the offloe ol Clerk of
the Court of Common Pleas and appoint
Michael T. Daly in his plan. Samuel Jones
had long been a respected Judge upon the
bench of the Superior Court. His term of of
fice had expired and he had been Invited by
tha Judges of the Court of Common Pleas to
accept ths position of Clerk of their court.
He had accepted the position, was filling It
well, as his high character, ability, and judicial
Sipariepoc made it eertaln that lie would, and
udge Daly refused to vote to remove him for
the 4)urpof of furnishing th place to Mr.
Croker's follower. Ths second occasion was
when Judge Daly declined to vote to remove
the Judioial Miss in the county of New York
from the Real Estate Exchange Salesroom in
Liberty street to 111 Brosdway until the
parties interested should have been first beard,
ths fast being that the removal would con
tribute to (he profit of the Arm of Peter F.
Meyer 4 Co.. in whioh Mr. Richard Croker hud
an Interest
"Judge Daly was notified by Mr. Croker that
for theae two reasons he should be refused a
renomlnatlon. He appear to have been pun
ished for dsrlog to maintain his judicial Inde
pendenc. "The seventeenth by-law makes It the duty
of the Committee on Judioial Nominations to
recommend to th association suoh action In
respect to candidates for judicial office aa they
may deem necessary or proper. Under or
dinary uircumstanoes your committee might
lave deemed this duty fulfilled by reoommsnd
ng your approval of the names of Messrs.
aly. Cohen. Fitsgerald. Andrews, Taft,
lasoall, apd Austin. Your committee,
lowever. deems that ths attack upon
be independence and Integrity of the Bench,
nvolved In the refusal to nominate Judge Daly,
a so serious and vital that affirmative action
y the association Is Imperatively demanded.
Ths evbienoes of Judge Daly's fitness were so
overwhelming, public demand forhl retention
v, as so generaf. his claim, to he retained and
the public Interest In having him retained
were so clear upon the one baud ami the rea
sons for his rejection were so definite upon the
other, that an Issue Is presented with start
ling distinctness which cannot possibly be
Svedou. The votes cast for and againat
udge Daly at ths coming election will
advise all the Judges ot all our oourte what the
people of this city wish the tenure of judicial
office to be whether official subserviency to
he personal directions of political leaders Is to
ie the title uj continuance in judicial offlo us
against faithful service, proved capacity, inde
pendence aud courage. Upon this question
ths bar ought to be beard with no uncertain
voice. Bllruco feud submission now would
presage the destruction of judicial independ-
uoe, a subservient beuoh, a cowardly bar and
a people deprived of the safeguards of lib-
i ty. property and personal rights v hluh free.
loaeat and courageous courts alone can give "
It waa evident, almost the moment that Mr.
Hoot sat down after reading the report that
although a majority of the member of the
association present would vote to eustain the re
port and for th adoption of all th resolu
tions, this was not to be acoompltshed except
againat a vigorous protest by members of the
bar. who are also active workers In Tammsny
HajL Theae were mostly gathered In the
lurcher end of th room, and it, wat
from a seat Misr that ths first ob
jector rose. This was tflllTord Hsrtridge.
Ho declared that Mr. Root was known aa a
special pleader tor the Bepubliean party, and
that although it was all very flue for him and
the rest of the committee to urge this parti
san notion, ho had. aa vet given no good
reasons for It. Mr. Hartrfdge then repeated In
substance Mr. Croker's own argument that a
Judge elected by Tammany Hall was bound to
give allegiance to that organization and fill
place with the men named by Mr. Croker.
He charged that the movement wan purely
political, and Mr. Boot demolished him a few
momenta later when he aald that of the ten
members of the committee two were in Europe,
one. Kllery Anderson, hsd not acted, and
five of the seven who signed the report were
Democrats. This was the signal for great an
plane. At the motion of Abner 0. Thomas,
the motion to adopt the report and resolution
was divided, and th report was then ordered
received by an almost unanimous vote.
The hottest debet then arose over a motion
to adopt the first resolution T.C.T. drain.
Tam.. said that he was surprised at the amar.lng
effrontery of the committee In offering such a
report and resolutions and declared that if they
wer adopted It would bring about a split in
the Bar Association. On the other hand, Mr.
O. P. Buel. John C. Kernan and others.who de
clared that they were Democrats and always
voted the Democratic ticket, would not aubmlt
to suqh dictation from the party leaders.
" I do not suppose many of you here will rec
ognise me as a fellow Democrat." said Knrnnn.
"for I voted tor Bryan. 1 always vote the
straight ticket because I helleve that
in this way the best Interests of the party are
to be conserved. For that reason I welcome
th dictation of Mr. Croker: but when It comes
to the judiciary I draw the line.
Cries of " Question 1" "Question I" finally cut
short this debate, and a vote disclosed that at
least three-fourths of sll present favored the
resolutions. The first one being adopted. Mr.
Boot called for and got the adoption of th sec
ond and third together, and then the fourth
was passed.
Mr. Thomas, who appeared as a persona
advocate for Mr. Leventrltt asked that
this vote be reconsidered, and this was
done In order that he might defend
leventrltt. He made a spirited defence
and evidently made some inroads into the ranks
of those who voted to condemn Leventrltt He
called for specifications before suoh a vote
should be recorded.
Mr. Everett P. Wheeler, who had particular
charge ot that matter, answered and told In
detail the old story of leventrltt' question
able dealings with Pauline Lucca with regard
to the dlvoreowhleh she got from her husband In
1H72. when Leventrltt was a partnerof Richard
R. Newoomo. He said, also, that Leventrltt
had afterward begun four suits against Hme.
Lucca in behalf of opera singers, without hav
ing any authority to do so.
These matters," hs said, "were all of long
ago, and we might have forgiven and forgotten
them if Mr. Levenrritt's professional notions
since then and up to the present time were
such as to entitle him to our respect and con
fidence, but unfortunately this is not the case."
Mr. Thomas made still another plaa to have
the leventrltt resolution set aalde, but it was
of no avail.
When a vote was finally reached this resolu
tion was adopted viva voce, and then the two
last went through with a rush.
James W, Clendenln, a Prominent Club
man, Bun Down on the Boulevard,
James W. Clendenln of 12 West Eighteenth
street, a governor of tbe Knickerbocker Club
and a member of tbe Union Club, was knocked
down by a runaway horse at Fifty-ninth street
and the Boulevard at 0 o'olock last evening
end died ot his injuries three hours later In
Roosevelt Hospital. Mr. Clendenln was Pres
cient of the Acadia Coal Company of Nova
Scotia, with offices at 1 Broadway, and was
also a director of the American District Tele
graph Company.
It had been his custom for a long time to
take a horseback ride every pleasant after
si r' Although 70 years of a,ce, ha was an
enthusiastic horseman.
Yesterday afternoon he went up to Durland'B
riding academy at Fifty-ninth street and the
Boulevard, where be kept his horse, and went
forarWetughtrJUpak. H returned
about 0 o clock and after changing his clothes.
set out for home about fl o'clock. It was hla
intention to take an elevated train, and in or
der to reach the station he had to cross the
Boulevard. Just as he had reached the middle
of the east side of th drive some one shouted
to him to get oufof the wsy of a horse that was
coming full speed down the Boulevard on tbe
wrong side of the drive. Th horse was at
.aohed to a light delivery wagon, and was with
out a driver. It belonged to Peter Doyle, a
plumber, of IMS West Sixty-second street.
Doyle had been unloading his wagon uCElghth
avenue and Sixty-second street when another
wagon ran Into his and frightened his horse.
Mr. Clendenln heard the cry of warning, but
evidently suspected that the horse was coming
up the Boulevard, as ha turned in that direc
tion. The horse struck him with such force
that he was thrown fully twenty feet down tho
Boulevard. Bloycle Policeman Mullarkey had
seen the runaway as it turned into tho Boulo
vard. and was about 2U0 feet behind It in hot
pursuit when the accident ncourred. He kept
on after the horse and colled to another po
liceman to get an ambulance. The latter,
with several bystanders, carried Mr. Clen
den in to the grass olot in the middle of the
Boulevard, where he was laid on a blanket
until an ambulance from Rooseve'r Hospital
arrived. He was unconscious when picked
up, and an examination mode by tbe ambu
lance surgeon showed that he had a broken
shoulder and a broken leg. besides severe In
juries to his bead snd body.
Proprietor Durland of the riding academy
ordered that Mr. Clendenln be placed at onoe
In a private pavilion at the hospital, and his
wife was immediately sent for. She arrived
with Dr. Frank Jackson of 12 West Eighteenth
street about 8 o'clock. IHer husband died about
forty minutes later without regaining con
sciousness. The physicians said thst the
severe shook wss undoubtedly the cause of his
The runaway continued down Eighth ave
nue and turned Into Fifty-seventh street after
having had several narrow escapes from collid
ing with the electric cars and other vehicles.
Policeman Mullarky caught the horse near
Tenth avenue after a hard chase.
Mr. Clendenln'a body will be removed to his
home this morning. His wlfs is a daughter
of the late Dr. O. G. Howland. formerly rector
of the Church of the Heavenly Rest
Exhibited In Wall Street, Where Bootevelt
Bettors Noll em.ooo of It.
Money representing the purse that has been
raised by Tammany to be used in election bet
ting, in the endeavor to affect the odd and
create the impression that Van Wvck is a
"growing" candidate, reached tbe Wall street
district yesterday. Tbe two strangers who
called at tha odloe of th Stock Exohanga firm
ot Bell A Co., SO Broadway, on Friday after the
close of, business hours and announced that
they wished to bet even money on Van Wyok
in auy sum from tlO.OOO to f 1 .OOO.(HX). did not.
reappear. But before business began on the
Stock Exchange. Bell k Co. who on Friday hsd
had money placed with them to bet upon Rooae
elt on even terms, stated that they had re
ceived, from a source whose Identity they kept
to themselves, a commission to bat money
upon Van NVycfc on the same terms. E. B. Tal
cott of the firm announced on th' Exchange
that the firm would like to bet any part of 150.
000 at even money that Van Wyok would be
elected Governor.
There was a rush of members with Roose
velt money to secure a slice of the Tammany
money thus offered, and by th time business
closed on the Exobaag 117.0110 of the Tarn -many
cash had boen oovrd. Hugo Blumen
thal otf. 4 8. Baohe & Co. out up 14, Boo on
Roosevelt, and W. E. Pearl and Theodora Cox
each covered 11. WW of Bell A do's offer. Oth
ers who helped to make up the total of llj.orto
were Norton i TuMstall. R H Hasted. 11. B.
tiriidham. Harry Content, I.iN.Splegelbsrg and
P. N Sproul.
After business had closed on ths Exeheaga
Mr. Talpott stated, thst the original offer to bet
up to $50 XX) on Van Wyok on even terms still
held good, and that, in fact, the tlrm had even
in ire money than thst to bet on Van Wyok.
The totting in Wall street during the past
week upon the election has been decidedly
active, ana It was estimated yesterday that al
ready more than flKo.OOO has been slakedUn
the financial district on the result. Tills money
is In Uio safes of the firms agreed upon as
stakeholders, pinned to memoranda giving the
terms under which the bU were made.
The Indian TroaMo 1st Mtanasot.
WjjsHXOToii, Oct IS. Th Commissioner ot
Indian Affairs, who 1 at the scene of th In
dian disturbances in Minnesota, sends the fol
lowing telegram to th Secretary ot th In
terior: "Held council to-day. Several of the Indiana
for whom warrant ara Issued are road' to
glv themselves up. Thluk that sll will do so
by next Wednesday.
WaaUipctua aud BoulhvuUra UoUUl, via south.
era Jailway, for Atlanta, lew Oritaa. af wpku.
Chatgoogt, MsshrUU and Tata a. JDlsJu an a
iltaytaslM avc ito York dally Jo KTiT fiat
luslTlItOB A, St. Be kerb . Ill aVwdway .-
Yery I.arg Registration In Cp-Mate tills.
ad Towns Reported Testerdav Plural
ities In the Mat I.Ike Those of IBM In-dleatod-Col.
Roosevelt's Speaking Tour.
The Hon. Benjamin B.Odell, Jr., Chairman
of th Republican State Committee, climbed
out of bed at the Fifth Avenue Hotel yaaterday
morning with blood in bis eye. Be is a quiet
cltlsen. one ot those soft-spoken men, and
lose hit temper about one In alx years; and
when be do, why. clear th track. Chairman
Odell was disgusted, angry and belligerent
over tha outcome of Col. Theodoi-eiBooeevolt's
trip to the Sandy Hill fair In Konsselaer county
the day before. Col. Roosevelt lost a day be
cause one Charles, or John. Knickerbocker had
fooled Chairman Odell,
"On Thursday night." said Chairman Odell.
"Knickerbocker called me up on the telephone
and told me that there would be 30.000 people
at the fair, and that Gov. Black and bis friends
wanted the Colonel to come. I was misled Into
advising Col. Boosevelt to take the trip. It was
not a political trick that was played upon
me. I was fooled by a young man ot
good business standing In Troy, masquer
ading in clothes that did not fit him.
Thla youth telephoned to me, ualng
the name of Gov. Black and hla friend, and
then, after he had secured the Colonel's con
sent to visit the fair, he simply sat down and
did nothing more. It was a mean, contemptible
way of boosting up a failing project at the ex
pense ot Col. Roosevelt. All fair-minded per
son now understand the whole situation as to
how Col. Roosevelt consented to go to this
The talk at Republican State headquarters
yesterday concerned the registration In the
upper counties. Chairman Odell said very
candidly that there had been more or less
apathy In the up-State districts, for the reason
that the Republicans are altogether too over
confident Chairman Odell said that the most
decisive steps had been taken to overcome
this overoonfldenoe and to get out the Republi
can vote. Several of the Republican State
candidates were at headquarter yesterday
snd so also were Senators Hlgglns and
Coggeshall. The news they brought waa en
couraging aa to the registration in tho up-state
district. Th Democratic campaigner at the
Hoffman House by their confidant prediction
of victory during the last week have, it was
declared, awakened th Republicans all over
the State. Tho Bepublloan vote in the country
districts, according to Chairman Odell and Ex
ecutive Chairman Barnes, will be got out on
election day if hard work and a steady grind
will do It
Chairman Barnes received despatches from
r.liulra. Watertown, Troy, Auburn. Albany,
Ithaca, and many other spots in tho State. All
ot these telegrams said that the work of get
ting out the vote for registration was progress
ing In a highly satisfactory mannsr. The first
day's registration in Cayuga county on Friday,
for instance, waa the largest ever known. After
looking over the despatches from all over the
State, Chairman Barnes issued last night the
following statement:
" The one danger point in the Republican
campaign has been safely passed. Our reports
this evening from ths State indtcats a very
largo registration In the cities and towns, and
our canvasses, which are being received now
complete by counties, show In the town Be
publloan strength 'equal to the vote of ISO),
while in the cities the vote of 1805- is equsllnd
or excelled. This canvass, coupled with the
lurgn registration. Indicates such a Republican
plurality as waa obtained in 1S05.
"In New York and Kings counties our exam
inations to date show a strong Koosevett lean
ing among the masses of the people, who recog
nize tho intrinsic personal worthof the Kspubli
can candidate andcompare it with tha arrogance
of the Tammany inner oiivlo. Tha greater city,
despite all the hope of personal reward held out
In Indlvldidual instaucos. cannot produce for
Van Wyck the plurality given in 1805, whon the
Democratic ticket lost tha State by pluralities
ranging from 00.000 to 100,000."
The final registration days are next Friday
and Saturday. All the Republican county
Chairmen up State have been warned to work
day and night to get out the vote. President
Qulgg ot the New York Republican County
Committee, Chairman Walter B. Atterbury of
the Brooklyn organization and all tha head
lights In tho Republican party of Greater
New York art to stimulate their mon to pile up
the tallest kind of a registration next Friday
and Saturday.
Senator Frank Wayland Hlgglns ot Catta
raugus said yesterday: "I cannot aee any
chance for ths Demoorate anywhere. They
certainly will not gain any votes up the State.
We are getting out a full registration in the
country, aud If they beat Col. Roosevelt they
will have to do It at this end. The usual Re
publican vote will bo polled up tbe State, and It
will take a big majority In this city to overcome
it. There may have been some oreroonfidence
early In tb campaign, but Republicans vary
where are now fully aroused.''
Senator Biggin is Chairman of tht Finance
Committee of th Senate. He Is known aa a
man of careful statement, and is, moreover.
well informed as to the affairs of tbe Republi
can party In tbe State. His comments, there
fore, are worthy of special consideration,
Col Roosevelt's speaking tour Is to begin on
Moudsy morning. His Itinerary ha already
been printed In Thb Sup. Tb Bepublloan
from New York to Ogdensburg. all along th
line, are to turn out In great numbers to hear
and see the Republican candidate for Oovernor.
Col. Roosevelt Is to speak right out In meetiug.
If there are any reform to be mad the re
forms will be mad by th Bepublloan party,
according to his doctrine, and not by setting
up Tammany Hall In domination of all the
Llfut -Gov. Woodruff returned from Buffalo
last night and was at the Fifth Avenue Hotel
talking with the Republican campaigner. Mr.
Woodruff bought some of tbe Tammany even-.
Ing papers and also a Republican evening
newspaper in Brooklyn. Ho declared that the
accounts of thee newspapers which bad been
telegraphed from Buffalo conoerulng the Re
publican matting In Music Hall th night bs
fore wer grossly inaccurate. Ha told of th
great meeting and enthusiastic reception
which tbe Republicans of Buffalo demonstrated
at tb meeting at Musis Hall.
The Buffalo Iftjprett headed its reports of
the meeting thus:
With A SBir Rbpubucam Campioon Is Bb
ook. Musiu Hai.i. Ubowdbd. Fobaxbb,
Enthusiasm. Dbmoobatic Tubnout Was
Put m TBB Btuoa. Ohio Hbxatom (Ibis ah
OvATioa. Mbktioh or McKihlbt akd Roosb-
bi.t Mapb tub Aupibmcb Chbbb.
Editorially tbe JRcprois said I
There was no difficulty about filling Music
Hall last night Ths aifBoulty wo to accom
modate all those who wanted to get in. It re
quited no effort ou the part of tb speakers to
arouse ths enthusiasm of the crowd. The
voters were only too eager to demonstrate the
spirit which had brought them nut.
It was as auspielous opening of theoampelgu.
It surprised even the political managers by Its
exhibition ot the earnestness of Republican
voters. Its contrast with the Democratic moot
ing of the night before Is full of significance.
Carpets, Carpal, Carpets.
If roc wish Pi bay at wholesale prlcM send postal
i -mi - . ... . I
Allsojtp'a October AM.
Ji weave. 0 raal uetrly evrrwhrd.
A Hunter la s Jersey Wood Pnys for
Robin's Mf with Hit Own.
Patbbsom, N J-. Oct. IB. James L. Tooker.
formerly editor of the Aria .f inbou itombf iron,
but now a State game warden. Is in the county
jail to-night accused of killing Secunda Oa
nova. an Italian, Tooker and B. W, Brow had
been tpeolally detailed to wstch th actions of
s gang of Italians who have for some time been
suspected by Chief Game and Fish Warden
Bhriner ot th wholesale slaughter ol robins.
The two men went through the Manchester
woods this afternoon and found two Italians
hunting robins. Seeing on ot them shoot
bird the officers hurried up, picked up the dead
robin, and then demanded that the lawbreak
er should glv up their guns.
Ono of them did so, but Cunov refused, and.
it I aald. tried to get the drop on Officer
Tooker. The latter drew a revolver and shot
Canova through the heart killing him Instantly.
Tooker gave himself up Immediately. Ho ex
presses regret that he was compelled to lake a
human life, but declares that ho fired In self
defenco, and that ha did only his duty.
National Committeeman Martin Advises
Them to Tote the Republican Tloket.
Db Moimxs. la.. Oot. lB.-Col. L. M. Martin.
Iowa member ot the National Committee ot the
Bound-money Democratic pnrty. ha Issued
the following address:
" Marsbaixtown, la.. October. 1808.
"To AftnUwrl .Vsticmat Ilrmotratic Frty af 7mm:
" The so-called Democratic party in Iowa haa
again pledged Itself to the tree coinage of sli
ver. The Republican party ho emphatically
declared for the gold standard, mndo pormanent
by Congressional action, and has recognized
the necessity of comprehensive and enlightened
monetary legislation. What is the duty of
the sound-money Democrats? A vote for Con
gressman will be a vote for or against the per
manence ot the gold standard. How oan our
votes be made most effective In Its support 1
In my opinion by voting for Republican Con
gress candidates.
"The election In our State this year Is of
peculiar Importance to the causa of sound
money, by reason of the advanced position
taken on that question by the Republican pnrty
in Iowa. An increased majority for the Con
gressional candidates of that party will en
courage sound-money men in other State,
will be a killing blow to the free-silver
fallacy, and will prepare the way for such com
prehensive and enlightened monetary legisla
tion as the country needs nnd nil sound-money
men earnestly desire and demand. For these
and other reasons not necessary to add your
Chairman respectfully suggests that you vote
and work for the Bepubliean Congressional
candidates in your districts. L. M. Habtin,
"Iowa National Committeeman. National
Democratic party."
Tha Nominating Petition Was Defective and
It Could Not Be Filed.
Albany, Oct. 15. Tho ticket of the Chicago
platform Democrats will not have a place on
the official ballot The nominating petition
was defectivo in that the signers from Ulster
county, though more thau enough In number,
did not properly acknowledge their signatures
to the petition before a notary nubile. Secre
tary of State Felmer. In whose offltu the nomi
nating petition must be filed under the law,
said to-day :
" I told the members of the Executive Com
mittee of the Chicago platform Democrats
thst I would remain in my offloe until midnight
so thst their certificate from Ulster county,
whioh I returned to them for correction, might
if possible, be corrected and legally filed In my
office. As the petition was not returned to mr
office the work of the party falls to the ground,
aathe nominating petition, not being In legal
form, cannot be made ot any use."
Report That Mr. Grnra's Partner Is Trying
to Get a Concession.
Thomas B. Atkins, Secretary of the Mari
time Canal Company of Nicaragua, said yes
terday that his company had received word
from Nicaragua that an attempt was making
to secure a rival concession from the Govern
ment of that country to build a maritime canal.
According to the advices received from Nica
ragua. Edwin Eyer of W. R. Grace ft Co. and
Frank S. Washburn of this city, with Edwin
F. Cragln of Chloago are at Managua, the cap
ital of Nicaragua, and aro endeavoring to ob
tain from President Zelaya authority to or
ganize a new company, whose estimated cap
ital would be tKXJ.iXXMXX).
Mr. Atkins said, however, that his company
was not at all disturbed at the news, as the in
terests back ot the oompany are certain ot the
validity ot its concession. The concession,
according to the agreement between the
Maritime Canal Company nnd Nicaragua, ex
piree in October. 1HU'. but according to a
clause In the agreement the time can be ex
tended it the company has not finished its
No information regarding the plans of Mr.
Eyer could b obtained at the office of W. It.
Grace ft Co.
Capt. Pratt Returns from the Delta In a
Vain Search for a Sea Appronch.
Heattlb. Wash.. Oot 15. Oajrt. Fratt. who
was sent out by the Government to the Yukon
delta to make an exploration for a deep river
channel leading to the ass, returned this after
noon with his party on the gunboat Wheeling.
The expedition wss supplied with throe smalt
steamers of light draught capa bio of ascend
ing the shallow streams, but the party returned
without finding the object of their search. It
was outfitted by the Government upon the re
peated statements of old residents and Indians
that a deep channel for large vessels had long
existed and been used by Indians and white
Capt. Pratt's summer's work shows that no
such channel exist.
Til MUl till A HUOWKK Or MUD.
A Steamship In the Onlf of Touelnl Feels a
Volcano's Power.
Ban Fbamcisoo, Oct. 10 Tha Java corre
spondent of a Singapore newspaper gives de
tails of a curious mudstorm through whioh the
steamer Reael passed recently In the Gulf of
Tomlnl. While on the wsy to I'alos Bay In the
early morning there came a shower of ashea
fiud then of mud. It became pitch dark and a
ilgh sea waa running, and the leader of the
native crew was washad overboard nnd could
not be found. Mud fell for four hours, and
I here was a layer six Inches thick ou the deck
Jnd rigging. It la supposed that the mud came
rom an active volcano, and was csrrled by a
strong easterly wind over Celebes.
SUO hi for th Loss of a Band.
Martin O'Donnslt of 448 Bergen street got
25.000 damages In the Supreme Court In
Brooklyn yesterday In his suit sgalnst the
American Sugar Refining Company for the loss
of his right hand, which was torn from his
srm while he was employed as an oiler in the
Kent avenue refinery. 0 Donnell was putting
on s belt when the rower waa started and his
hand was dragged Into the machinery. A mo
tion will be made to-morrow to act aaide the
verdict a excessive.
Vn Wyek to (peak In Uoebatler.
Rochbstbb, Oct. 15. Candidate Van Wyek
Will be in Rochester on Monday. Oct. 24. Th
Srstgunof the Republican campaign will L
red st Ontario Reach ou Tuesday evening
next. Speaker O'Orady and Senator rarsont
re among the ieukers advertised.
Three Inches of Snow In Ibe Whit Moun
tains. Portland, Me. Oot 15 A snowstorm raged
in the White Mountain tegiou to-day. There
was a fall of throe inches.
A wsU-areeaeJ u.aa Is ansa front bead to loot fur
ths boHl uf lit: MurUiy Wright, insrcbaul
tailors. IS WM lSUi st.. tour doors Wast ot UttuA
Wsy. Moderate prlcea.-Aif..
BB9AM rmmisMBD.
Klfty-fonr of th Passengers and Crow
Saved -She Waa on. a Dangerous Course
Mil from Land wheat She sit ruck
Hoek and Bnnk In BO Mlnntet Most Of
the Passengers and All the Principal
OSler rs l.ml C.pl. Orimih. Clave Order
Coolly from the Bridge and Went low
-Dark, Clear Night and Hough So.
XMetal Cablt Supakl tc Tas Bra.
roKnoN. Oct. 15. Particulars of the founder
Ing of the British steamship Mohegan near th
Lizard oome in slowly this morning. An earl
despatch to Lloyds from Falmouth merely an
nounced that the Mohegan. with fifty-nine)
passengers and a crew of 115, had foundered
after striking the Manacle, near the Llsarta.
about twenty-five miles east of Land's End.
later reports, however, give the number
of the Moliegan's crew as eighty and her ps
sengers fifty. Of these fifty-four were saved.
The accident occurred a mile off shore.
A despatch from Falmouth to the Central
News says that after the ship struck she slid
off and foundered in deep water, carrvlnsj
down with her most of the passengers. A life
boat which put oot from Falmouth found four,
teen of the crew alive. They wero clinging to
the rocks.
rtmr-Two saved.
Following Is a list of the saved, so far as haa
been teamed:
Mr. and Mrs. Pemberton. two children and
nurse: Miss Ratherlne Noble, Mrs. Comptoit
Swift, Miss Rodcbusch. J. Jt. Adams. J. N Ma
chine. James C. Smith, It. D. Mensell, Victor
Rawlins. Alfred Warren. W. Bredenberg, A.
MoWhtttcr. James Ward, W. Moore Ul
sen. A. O. L. Smith, George Maule,
R. D. Watson. J. Klchlen. II. Sullivan,
Thomas Moore. G. W. Thulowe. M, C.
Farlanc. Thomas Nicholls. Walter Whitehead.
Frank Huntley. J. Wlglnton. Messrs. A. 0.
Blumlngdale. R. Kelly. John Edge, Ferguson,
Gray, Juddery. Dutt, Whitehead. Cadantgat,
Anderson. Cruikshonk. J. R. Crulkshank,
Kempt. Mitchell and Farrow. Mrs. Plggot, 8.
Wood, John Hyslop, Charles Duncan, a mining
engineer of Sacramento, Cal his wit and
child, and Lucas, a fireman fifty-four saved
in all.
The following is a corrected list of the passon
gers on tbe Mohegan:
R. E.Baxter, Raigate, Surrey. England: J.
Blackley. W. J. Bloomlngdale. Miss Bushwell.
II. P. Cowan. Mis H. M. Cowan, Mr.
S. C. Crane. Cordery, Charles Duncan,
Mrs. Charles Duncan. Miss Rosa Duncan,
Mrs. Fulton. Mrs. J. P. Ffreng, Mis J.
M. Fireug. Miss Kroner, B. Franklin Fuller.
Dr. Fellows, C. Seymour George, Mrs. L. S.
Grandin. Mr. Grombrooht. A. R. Harrington,
Philadelphia; Mlaa Anna Hart. John Hyslop,
official measurer of the Kw York Yaoht
Club; Richard Kelloy. T. W. King and
valet. Mrs. T. W. King and maid. Master W.
King. Master R King. 11- A. Kipling. Paris.
formally of Koselle, N. J.; J. J. Le Lseh
eur, Isle ot Guernsey; Mrs. J. J. La
Lacheur. Master Le Laobeur, F. W. Lock
wood. Mrs. L. M. Luke. Miss . Merry weather.
Cincinnati: H. Morrison, Jr.. Miss Kathtrln
Noble. Baltimore, Md.; D.J. O'Neill. Philadel
phia; r. It. rcmborton, Mrs. V. 11 Pemberton.
Master John C Pemberton. Miss Maud Rode
busch. Miss Saunders, Miss Shepnnl, A. G. L.
Smith. Mrs. Compton Swift. Miss L. H. War
ner and Mrs. Weller.
Local seafaring men in Falmouth are unable
to explain how the vessel got into such a nosl
tion. A tolenhone massage from Fort Houstoek
ssys that sixteen of the crew have been found
alive on the rocks, and three dead bodies havs
been picked up. The funnel and foremast of
the Mohegan can be seen above tha water.
The chief of the Const Guard at Coveraek
says he saw the vessel standing inshore and
noticed that she was pursuing a dangerous ,
course. He fired a rocket, and presently dan
ger signals were sent up from tho Mohegan.
Tha Port Houstock lifnboit suocuedo 1 in
making two trips to tho Mohegan. returning
each time loaded with survivors The Lizard
lifeboats, which wore summoned, did not reach
the scene of the disaster in time to be of
Tho correspondent of the Central News lit
Ililstonijuotes members of tho crew as making
vague statements, to tbe effect that the ofti- ,
cere, who were not aware of the exact point on
the coast where the ship struck, owing to the
darkness, recognized the fad that It was im
possible In tha heavy sea to do anything to
save the ship.
Though the ship was near the land few man
aged to reach shore liyswinimlng. The bodiu
washed ashore are in a terribly bruised con
dition. Tho question of establishing a light
house at the place where the Mohegan w.n
wracked has been discussed, and the need of
one there lias long been recognized. The sur
vivors arc not expected to arrive at Falmou'bj
until to-morrow.
Six bodies lujve been brought to Falmouth.
Including that of Davles, a subordinate en
gineer. Late this afternoon a fireman of th
name of Lucas was picked up alive, bringing
the total number saved up to fifty-four.
The survivors of the Mohegan arrived at Fal
mouth st midnight to-night. They give thril
ling accounts of their escupe, and agree in th
general details of the disaster. Those who
were interviewed say that tho sua was roug'i,
though the weather was fulr, and there was
a pretty strong southeast wind. All of th
paasengors were at dinner when, at about
6:50 P. M., there was a sudden, ugly,
grating nolo and the vessel reeled
heavily, throwing everything off the table
and everybody into great confusion and
consternation. Tho first shock, however, wss
slight compared with the violent crash which
followed, and the ship immediately heeled to
the starboard.
The survivors give conflicting account of th
whereabouts of the Captain whan the ship
struck, but thy ull agree that there was no psnl
among the crew, who stood calmly by th boat,
which were promptly lowered. Great ear
was necessary, but the boats were got olesr
with about thirty passengers in them, most
of them women and children. A number of
passengers were huddled together on th
deck. Some of thorn were put off afterward
on another lifeboat, which was subsequently
seen to capsize, throe or four clinging to tb
bottom. The Port Houatook lifeboat mat th
first ship's boat aud safely transferred the tat
ter's passengers. It had picked up Mlas Kath
arine Noble on the way. she bad jumped Into
the water with a lifebelt and bad been swim
ming three hour and a half. Th principal
offloers of tbe ship were all drowned.
Ths reason the Mohegan was steaming la
suoh a dangerous course Is still unknown. The
survivors bsllsve that eh wss going at full
spaed, and there was no talk at dinner Indicat
ing that there was anything the matter with
her machinery whioh would prevent her (rom
doing so.
An unconfirmed new sgeney report pub
lished In Londou ssys that before the ship struck
thus on deck saw rocket from the shore, but
before It eould bs realized that th vessel was
out of her course she crashed upon tbe Mu
auio. Water poured into tbe ship In enormous
volume on ber starboard side, aud she quickly
began to settle by the head, increasing th
difficulty of getting out th boat. Only oas
was actually eisar. Another was launches!,
but it waa taught in tb vortex as tit ship
wBt down. TU Cptaio wg op th ridap

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