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IqL LXYI.-MO. 93. . NEW YORK, rMDAyDKCKNlBER 2, 1S0S.CQP'RIGHT. 1S9S. BV TUB SUNT PRINTINiTiWD PUBUSHING ASSOCIATION. PCE TWO CENtcT '9
SUIT. ALMIDGE GETS OUT.
j ;K . TUK ooramton xo bus.
1KI HIM F(M OFFICE
lull) l Responsibility 'op Alleged Wrong
doing Shall no Jiidlolnlly Determined
Up Court, (lis FreeaF Inquiry from n
lloilr Hi t Will Hear lloth Sides.
Aiitv-v. Deo. 1. The Hon. Georgo W. Al
drlilm'. Hlnto Superintendent of Publlo Work,
late thl afternoon asked Oor. Black tosuspond
Mm irom office pending a judicial determine
tlon of llio niidltiKs contained in Judge Coun
tr man's report, whloh held that In connection
villi his administration ot the canal im
t irncnicnt work he had vlolntod the law In
f many Instances, ond that he should bo erlml
iilln'oecuted. Judgo Couutryman reported
similar findings agalnBt Htato Engineer and
turveror Campbell W. Adams, but Mr. Adams
doe not Intend to follow Mr. Aldrldge's course
md retire from office and If proceedings should
t Instituted to remove him they could hardly
be completed before Mr. Adams's term expires,
the lnt dny of the presont month,
i Mr. Aldrldco debatod all day what course he
houlil pursue, and it was only the fact that he
was nn appointee ot the Governor that moved
hlra to ask for a suspension in order to relle'vo
the Governor from any embarrassment In tho
future Mr. Aldrldge welcomes a judicial In
vestigation, as it will bo tho first opportunity
cfTered Mm to presont his side ot tho case, and
he tars he does not foar the result. The same
mar be said of State. Engineor Adams.
Mr. Udrldgo was with Gov. Black for an hour
thl afternoon, but he did not lunch with htm,
as he frequently did while the Governor
thought he was making a fight for a renomlna
tlon at Saratoga. They talked over tho sit
uation as affected by Judge Countryman's re
port, and at tho conclusion of thetr conference
Mr. Aldridgo roturned to his offlco and wrote
the following letter, asking tho Governor to
suspend him from offlco ponding tho judicial
Inquiry into his official acts :
"Amukt. Deo. 1.1898.
"He. Frank S. Blatk, Extcvtir Cltambtr, Albany,
jv.r.
"Mt Dun 8m: As a result of allegations of
mismanagement and dishonesty in connection
with the Improvement of tho canals under tho
rn-called $0,000,000 Improvement act last Jan
uary I asked that a full and completo Inves
tigation Bhould bo had. In compliance
with this suggestion the commission was
arpo'nted by you which rendered its
report Aug, 4 last. Tho conclusions
anil statements contained in said report, so far
a they relato to this department and to ray
own official nets, nro not warranted by tho
facta. In a statement which I prepared imme
diately after the report was given to tho public,
but which was not given out until tho heat of
tho recent political cnmpalgu was at Its height,
thus rendering it impossible that It should bo
recelvod by the public in an unbiased manner.
I sought to meet the strictures placed upon my
j acts. Idldnotappearbycounsel beforo the com
i, mission and was not hoard there, except upon
such matter as tho commission saw fit to ask
I me about. The inquiry up to the presont time
t has been purely ox parte In Its character. I
J havo from tho beginning courted tho freest
and fullost Investigation, and to this
end I placed at the disposal of the
commission every facility within my power,
being conscious of nelthor dereliction of duty
nor dishonesty in connection with the manago-
.. mentofthe canal improvement work. I still
rourtthe freest Inquiry at the hands of such
I lady as will aeoept all evidence, whether for or
s against, and weigh it fairly and judicially.
n'I behove that the publlo will suspend its
final judgment as to my acts in connec
tion with this most Important matter
until Mich time as an open and judi
cial determination may be had, and that
Is all I ask. Howevor. In view of the
fact that the speclnl counsel appointed
by you to examine the testimony and report of
the commission for tho purpostiof ascertaining
i If they contained basis for Judicial proceedings,
; without going beyond the testimony tnkon by
' the commission, has reported that tho conclu
slonsot that bodyare warranted bythotestlmo
nv.and thntl am technically guilty of violations
of the taw. In justice to myself and to the pub
lic, which I have endeavored to serve honestly,
I ask that I be relieved from the performance
of the duties of my office until such timo as my
risponslbllltr for alleged wrongdoing may be
judicially determined. Very truly yours,
" Geo. W, AtDBinoK.
"Superintendent of Publlo Works."
At 4:30 o'clock Gov. Blaok reoelved Mr. Al
prlaco's letter, and immediately loft for his
home. To-morrow morning the Governor will
formally suspend Mr. Aldrldge from offlco. Ho
has already told Mr. Aldrldge that he will oom
P'y with his request. Chapter 188 ot the Laws
of 1800 provides that in the absence of the
Mate Superintendent ot Public Works his
deputy shall be tho acting Superintendent.
Therefore, during Air. Aldridge's suspension,
his deputy, Mr. JK. J. MoWeeney, will be the
acting Superintendent He is under a $20,000
bond, half the amount required from the
Superintendent. Mr. Aldridge's term of offloe
expires on Deo. 31, so that his suspension will
probably end tils connection with the State De
partment of Publlo Works, over which He has
presided for tho past four years.
Attorney-General Hanooolc said to-day that
there cannot be hasto in carrying out Judgo
Countryman's recommendations. If indict
ments are to bo found against Mr. Aldridge
and Mr. Adams a case will have to bo made
put against each official for presentation
to the. Grand Jury based on some spe
cific violation of law, and the particular
Joint ol attaok has yet to be decided upon.
uder the law the Attorney-General, when so
Irocted by tho Governor, la olothqd with all
the powers of a District Attorney, and may per
sonally appear before a Grand Jury. Nn
, step in this matter will be taken until
t;o, Black receives from Govfrnor-olect
gooseve t a reply to his Tetter asking Ool.
Jloosovclt if he desired to suggest some
lawyor to assist In the prosecutions, whioh will
run Into the term of the next Governor. The
uretles on Mr. Aldrldge's $60,000 bond are
former Heeretary of State Frederick Cook and
Henry 0. Brewster of Ilochestqr. eaoh of whom
qualified for the fullamount of the bond.
im. DEPBir vECEiren.
n. 8ecurcs ths UUcharfta of a Soldier With
out Ills Unowledg or Consent.
. WAsniKOTOtr, Deo. 1. Chaunoey M. Depow
nd. Incidentally, the Secretary of War have
Pparently been made the lnnooent vlotlms of
woman's oily tongue. The official records of
the War Department tell the story. On Nov.
11 Secretary Alger reoelved a Utter from Dr.
Bepew urgently recommending the discharge
of a Sergeant In the volunteer Signal Service,
nn (he ground that ill healtl would not permit
nlm to remain longer in the servloe. On Nov.
10 an offlolal order was issued for the soldier's
Immediate discharge. On Nov. 24 there came
o the War Department a letter from the dis
charged soldier, datod Savannah. Go,. Nov. 24.
"kins; what it all meant,
i "I had made no application for dlsoharge,"
ne said, "nor asked any one to obtain It for
L me in any way. Will it be asking too much of
KL1, ' ''.e continued, "to ftu7out In what man
1 "ffaiid by whom this dlsct Ago was obtained."
1 .! '",. "ecretary of War v.is somewhat sur
I 'Jt"' ' '9 receive this letter, and as it Is the
I Iv lQy "' "le department to grant no discharges
I !r,Fr?8elt, except In cases of absolute noces
1 f,,1 ordered that the discharge be revfikod
ii tne soldier could be reacliecf In time; nnd
M rnt.a CPJ; 2' tho soldlor's inttor to Dr. Depew.
JfW lJ0T.?"Dr- Pepew sent u. long telegram of
rjr'ttna"onnd apology, In whioh he said:
il , A, ratty Mr. Depew .falls to slate that the
ri',." .n.fts.. woman), whom I nad every
k?1" tn belleo was amemberot the family of
H ni.;.1" : .appealed to me In the most earnest
5 iiVVr Insecure his dischs,rge on the ground
lh'i ,,PnUn . . 1 canhnrd y believe that
1 .5'' ,,0('n tlie victim ofa fraud, but fear that
H K?i b"Pr8erlceabIa relative ot the Sergeant
hi, I'T," s,llMf without his wish, and I should
B 1K'.1V lll.at ?nder the circumstances the dls
mi "isree should be withdrawn."
V Amlrrw C'arnrgle lluvlnc Iliial Ktite.
HS .II " rflrorted yesterday that tho purchaser
HB of the pioperty on Fifth avenue, consisting of
"wnteen lots between Ninetieth and Ninety-
Hn sl !tr?6!9 and thirteen lots between Ninety-
l fj?;va,V' Inety-second utreets. Fifth avenue,
Wk le 'ron, ,n wli eases, was Andrew Oar-
'
Sh
ft TV 1t:ST ' HASH UIUIAXS.
Boston's Jliulr Cmuml.iOniicrs I.Utrn tii
360 IMny In n I'ubllc l'nrk.
Boston, Dec. 1. Thrco hundred nd fitly
barrel organs ond street pianos had n piny
out to-day on North Knd Park, arranged for hv
Police CommlsslonerCiirtls, so that the Mttulct
pal'Muslo Commissioners might pas jtulument
on the tunefulness of tho Instrument. The
commission eonslstatif J. Thomas Baldwin, the
well-known bandmaster; John A O'Shca ami
James M. Mclaughlin, oranntsts, nnd Car) Z.er
rahin tho famous conductor nnd chorister, but
the latter was not present on account of lllnes.
At 11 o'clock Mr. Mcl.nughlln Bhoulod to the
men to got their Instruments Inline and ad
vance. They wore taken ns they stood.
Mr. Mclaughlin stoodto the sldoof tho first
Instrument and placed his Ight enr nlnse tolls
side. The holes enmu foilh ns though Ihey
were gathering themseUex for n sprlnK and
then sleepily doled out bar or two of " On lliu
banks of the Wabash."
Mr. Baldwin smiled nnd Mr. McLaughlin
raised his hand. "Knough of that, Iry an
other." The player change J tho tunennd then ground
out a tow bars of a waltz.
" You got to get that thing tuned up," said
Mr. McLaughlin to the organ man.
The commission looked the second outfit
over, and thou Mr. McLaughlin told the man at
tho crank to turn. Ho did so. nnd a few hms
of a lively breakdown was tho result.
" That sounds protty well." said Mr. Baldwin.
"Givo us another." said Mr. O'Shca. Tho
tune was changed, nnd onco more the commis
sion found thcmscUes on "The BnnVs of tho
Wabash."
Tho Commissioners shook their heads nnd
then gave tho man nt tho crank tho same warn
ing thoy had given to tho mnn who went boforo,
him. Tho next organ was n dandy. Tho Com
missioners wanted to listen longer to It. but
tlmo forbade. They said "All right." ami tho
man pulled out of the place smiling, anil so
hurdy gurdics. hand nrgnnR and other Instru
ments wero tried out lib due solomnlty. The,
commission decided thnt no licenses -dinll he
Issued till certificate of tuning shall have been
filed. The string orchestras nnd German bands
wilt be triod out late In a hall.
JUSTICE O'RRfK.V TO IIK81HX.
I.envlng a Vncnnry on tli Suprrnip Court
Ilenrh In tlir First Drpnrtmont.
Supromo Court Justlco Morgnn J. O'Brien Is
going to resign from tho Supremo Court bench.
Purely personal reasons nro assigned. Justice
O'Brien has n largo fnmtly to support anil can
earn a good deal morn than his snlary In tho
praotlce of tho law. It has not yet boon de
cided whether Justlco O'Brien will become r.
partner In some well-known law firm or put
out his own shingle. ,
Justice O'Brien was olected to the Supremo
Court bench on the Democratic ticket In 1880.
HI term does not oxplre until Dec. 31, 1001.
Two years after his election ho was appointed
by the Governor to sit In the General Term of
the Supreme Court. When the General Term
of tho Supremo Court was wiped out by the
Constitutional ohango two years ago and the
Appellate Division ot tho Supremo Court was
substituted. Justice O'Brien was appointed a
mombor of the Appellate Division, along with
Justlcos Van Brunt, Barrett. Patterson and
Ingrohsm.
Justlco O'Brien's resignation will leave a va
cancy on the Bupreme Court bench, which will
be filled presumably by Gov. Itoosevelt, with
the Senate's consent. It was sold last night
by tho Justice's friends that it has not been
definitely dccfdcd.whether the resignation will
bo sent to Gov. Black, who could appoint with-'
oat tho Senate's assent Imforn the session ot
tho Legislature, or held until Col. Roosevelt Is
Governor, when thn Legislature will be In ses
sion. At any rate. It will give an appointment
to a Republican Uovernor. Tho Justice's suc
cessor so appointed will servp until Dec. 31.
18SH), a Justice being olected in November.
1899. for tho full term beginning Jan. 1, 1000.
QUAY CASE TO EE TJlIBn.
Judge Flnletter Overrules tho Demurrer by
the Senator's Counsel.
Fnit.ADKi.pniA. Deo. 1. Judge Flnletter in
the Court of Quarter Sessions to-day rendered
a decision overruling the demurrers to the In
dictments found against United States Sena
tor Quay and Ms son nnd ex-State Treasurer
B. J. Hay.wood tor oonsplraoy to misapply the
funds of a State depository, and after listening
to an earnest appeal from Quay's counsel for
a further delay ot more than a week, fixed Dec.
12 for the opening of the trial.
There wero demurrers to four of the bills of
Indlotment. based upon legnl technicalities.
onda motion to quash the fifth bill directed
against ex-Utate Treasurer Haywood for oon
splraoy to loan unlawfully publlo money. The
Court sustained the Commonwealth in every
Instance, deciding that all of tho bills of Indict
ment were alld. Nono of the three defend
Jints was in court. Senator Quay and his son
eft town yesterday. Tho Court, upon an
nouncing its doclslon. directed the defendants
to plead to the bills. By their oounsel a for
mal plea ot not guilty was entered.
There is a suggestion that Quay's counsel
will on the day the trial is called raise the con
stitutional question whether a United States
Senator is not exempt from a criminal trial as
well as from arrest during the session of the
Senate. Constitutional lawyers in this city
who have been queried on this point think
that it cannot hold, bu' such a proceeding, it
raised, might still further delay the prosecu
tion, perhaps beyond the period in which Dis
trict Attorney Graham will have an oppor
tunity to try It, his term expiring at tho ond of
the year.
BLOCKED A CAIt r..VK J9 IWtiirTKS.
Murphy ICept Ills Van on the Track While
lie Dickered for a .lob,
William H-. Murphy of 25 Manhattan avenue,
the driver of a furniture van, was nrralgned In
the West Fifty-fourth Btroet Court yester
day on a charge of needlessly Interfering with
street oar traffic.
Murphy loft his wagon backed up In front
of a house on 109th strcot with tlio front
wheels between the rails of the uptown
track of the Lenox aonuo electric car
line, whlle'he was upstairs in a nearby house
dickering with a woman about moing some
furniture.
Oar 110 was the first to reach the obstruc
tion, and tho oonductor wont to look for Mur
phy. He found him. but Murphy refused to go
down and move his wagon. Bv that time
three more oan had been blocked uud a dele
gation of cpndaotqrs and moioruieu went ut
Murphy, hut he told them not to Interfere with
his business By the time the oonduetors got
downstairs there was a string of thirteen cars
waiting to ho uptown, and as llntth etreot la
near the end of tho line, there were ns many
more oars blocked nn the downtown track
watting to get to the terminus nnd start on
their return trips, Aftor a delay of forty-tno
minutes the railroad men appealed to 'Police
man I'elst of the West lUOth street station,
who arrested Murphr.
Magistrate Mott held Murphy In $.'100 ball for
HERVAST MitlE Wtt'K MtW SUES.
lluibnnd Says He Married to Get n llrltnt
Nurse, tint Is Nrglertnl.
Wlllielmlim Zoler Is suing John Zollor. n re
tired merchant who lives at 210 I Fifth meuue,
for a separation on the ground of cruell). He
answers thut ho Is a cripple, and that she was
one of his servants In 1804, when lie married
her on ,lier promise to give him greator atten
tion. He nors that she became neglectful us a
wife, although she vns good an n sennut. nnd
ho says that she nskod hlin recently when ho
was likely to dlo.beeause she uanled to get u
younger husband bhe accuses him of trying
to choke her mill of striking her. and he denies
the charges, haying that he is too cilppled to
Justice llussoll hnsdliocted him to i.iy bir n
counsel feu of 7! to pro-oeiite tho .ic'lmi
ltoynl I.hnlte.1.
K.w Tork to Ws.hlnulon, dally, -J,r..1 P. M U hite-
hall terminal (fioiitli Kerry) nd a P.M. root Ubtity
street. Kiclu.lve Pullmau equipment. Dintnir cr
amies nosqualUd, So hku f.r.i. Iiui.t trains
,nit quickest tlmo between New ork ami .blnj
on. Adv.
TWO CAPTAINS AllltlOTD.
CI.I3tAX Of HIE MSVIISMOXH J.V THE
t,isrn rr-i-7f sir ekiiimext.
Mnjnr .Smith, the Ac-till Colonel of the
Orgnulriitloii) Ytlll Trr to Hnvn Court-
Mnillnllril Tun of Ills OfTtceri Who
Opi-nly Aiiii-d Him ot Cownriller.
t
Caul. William F. Meeks of Company I. Seventy-first
I lteclmont. nnd Capt. Anthony J.
Blneikorot Company O ot thessmo orgnulru
tlon wcie placed under arrest and relieved ot
their column ml by Acting Col. Clinton II.
Hmlth last night pending charges of violating
paragraph 7. Arllelo I., of the military regula
tions. Tho lmrngmph Is as follows:) i
"Dellbernllniis or discussions among mili
tary mon eonoylnc censure toivnrd others In
tho military sen Ico nnd nil publications of n
personal nature relating to official! ransactlnns
between military men nro prohibited."
Acting Col. Smith bnsOB his charges on Mirl
ous statements attributed to Copts. Mooks and
Blceckor In the newspapers of this city, but
particularly on thn statement signed by these
officers nnd published in Tub Hun last Tups
dn. Ha maintains that tho officers are guilty
of lolntlngthe regulations and ho will ask for
n cqurt-mnrtlnl.
Capts. Mouks and Bleecker. ns well ns n num
ber of the officers nnd men of tho reglmont,
say that thoy nro delighted with tho turn affairs
hae taken. Thev say that the great latitude
allowed at a court-martial will permit tho tell
ing of tho wholo story of tho conduct oroftlccrs
and mon during tho fight nt Ran Junn, nnd that
tho trial of tho two captains will practically bo
nn official Investigation into the chnrges nnd
counter chareos that havo been mada since the
regiment returned from Cuba.
In the statoment Issued by Capts. Meoks and
Bleecker. Major Smith, who was I.Ioutcnnnt
Colonel of tho regiment while It was In tho
I'nlted States service. Is described as lylnc.nn
tho left sldeofthotrallbehlndnpllo of blankels,
when the regiment was ordered to ndvnm-o by
Gen Kent, nnd It Is declared that ho remnlncd
there when tho men moed forward Major
Smith Is also accused of being with other staff
officers three miles In the renr while the regi
ment was going Into action and of being first
seen nn the hill nn Sunday morning, July 3.
Mthmtgli It wns pretty generally understood
thnt Acting Colonol Smith was going to plneo
Capts Meeks and Bleecker under ancst Inst
night, theio wero not morn than n doren men
In the nrmory during tho owning. That doren
was protty evenly divided In sentiment, nlraut
half denouncing the ncting Colonel nnd the
ntherhnlf accusing tho two Captains of trying
to pull Hmlth and other officers down in order
to hoist themsehes up to higher posts In iho
orcanl7atton.
Acting Colonel Smith had n conference with
Oen. Geo'ge Mooro Smith, commnnder of the
Fifth Brigade, on Wodnesdny night, and de
cided at that time on whnt action lie would
take. Late yesterday afternoon ho sent mes'
eengers to Capts Meoks and Bleecker ordering
them to report to him nt the armory between 8
and 10 o'clock Inst night. Promptly at 8 o'clock
Capt. Moeks appeared at the armory. He
talked with friends for half an hour, nnd then
going to Acting Colonel Smith's door, ho
knocked.
"Como in." enllod tho acting Colonel, and
Cupt. Meoks went in. shutting tho door behind
him.
From the sounds that enmo ovor tho transom
it was evident that the Colonel and tho Captain
wero both trying to talk at once. Finally the
olces quieted down nnd the Interested dozen
fiutsldo were disappointed bceauso they could
lenr no more. It was a little aftorO o'clock
when Capt. Bleecker arrived, ne didn't stop
to talk to anybody, not o)un to knock nt tho
actlngColonel sdoor. Ho just walked right in,
almost colliding with Capt. Meeks, who was
coming out. The two Captains smiled at each
other as thoy mot. and then Bleecker passed
in and Meeks camo out. To a Sun reporter
Capt. Meoks made the following statement:
I havo been placed under arrest by Major
Smith, tho acting commander of this regiment.
That moans that I hao been rellovca of my
command, thnt aharges will be preferred
against me and thnt there will be a court
martial. Major Hmlth sent for mo, and when I
obeyed mr orders and reported to him he
asked mo if the Interviews credited to mo In
certain newspapers really emanated from me.
I told him that many things had appeared
uhdor my name that I nad never said, but that
tho signed statement in Tnn Bun on Tuesday
was published with my sanction, nnd that I
would not withdraw one thing that I said in
that. I did nofcrawl In any way, and I'm not
going to. I have not criticised my superior
officer: I have merely made n plain statement
of fact I thought It best, in view of cortnln
allegations, to tell the wholo story of the regi
ment at Han Juan, and I did so. being careful
to state nothing that 1 did not know to bo true.
1 want to say that I am very much gratified
over the turn affairs have taken. I do not fear
the result of a court-martial at nil, for I am
qulto suro that I can olenr rnytflf.''
When Capt. Bleockor left Major Smith's offlco
he said:
"I havo boon rolloved of my command and
placed under orrost pending charges. Major
Smith questioned mo about the statoment pub
lished on Tuesday and signed by Capt. Meoks
and me. I told him that tlie statement was ac
curate nnd that I stood hyovoryword of It.
Some othor alleged Interviews 1 repudiated,
because I never snld the things attributed to
me. I do not consider myself guilty ot tho
chnrges to bo preforred against me, hut I am
glad that there Is to bo a court-martial,"
Acting Colonel Smith made this statement:
"I placed Capts. Moeks nnd Bleecker under
arrest to-night pending charges. Lieut. Henry
Masltn will tnko command of Company G In
placoofCapt Bleecker, nnd Lieut. Aloxnndor
Williams will asBumo charge of Company I In
ptaco of Capt. Meeks. I discussed with
iheso two officers the newspiper intur
lows and statements credited to them nnd
their admissions convinced me thnt I had
ground for tho notion I havo taken. I had a
eonoratlon with Brlg.-Gon. Smith yestorday
in which I told him what I meant to do, ex
plaining my reasons. Ho told mo that he
thought my courso was tho proper one"
Gen. Hmlth said yesterdays
" I advised Major Smith to mako thn charges.
I treated tho matter as I would any other Mint
came to me In the routine of my office. I have
no personal Interest In tho enses at all. and am
not aeitualntod with either Capt. Meeks or
Copt. Bleecker,
"The truth or untruth of tho statements
madobv these officers iloos not enter into the
eases at all. It Is simply n question of whether
they lime violated tho regulations by censuring
or criticising another offlcor. No charges hao
been placed In my hands yet.
Gen. Itoo had this to say about tho matter:
"I have no official knowledge of these
charges, although I havo hnurd of them. If
charges nrn mddo they must be formulated by
Major Hmlth nnd presented by him to Brig.
Gen. Hmlth. who will send them to mo. I will
forward them to tho Governor, who will oritur
n court-mnrtlnl If ho sons tit. As to whether
Capts. Monks and Bleecker aroamennblo to tho
laws governing tho National Guard, I can only
say that thoy, as well as Major rlmltli. nrn at
nresent ofilours of the National Guard of this
State. Major Smith of the Koventy-tlrst Regl
intmtnnd Lleut.-Col. Hmlth of tho United Btntos
Volunteers nre not different persons, nro they ?
If there should be any question on this point,
then tho couit-murtial will have to decide it."
.or i'.ir.v.s axe Aitour 10 eai.l.
To ltemovn home Iligli-Nnlnrlot Employee.
Who Opposed Gov. Ullick.
Ai.ua NT. Dee. 1 Superintendent Louis F,
Pii) u of the Stnto Insurance Department has
notified n nuinboi of his high-salaried em
ployees that their services wilT be no longer
inquired aftor Deo. 15. Tho mon who aro said
to have recolvod blue envelopes are J I), II
Mom:ln, the Republican leader In Seneca
county, whose salary Is $3,000; H 0. Hnckott
of Utlca, a brother of the lute Chairman of tho
Republican Stnto Committee, salary $2,000;
A 1 Snxton of Clyilo, salary $1,500; 8 C.
McArlhur. salary $2,500. nil of whom vveio
employed In tho New lork city olllce of thn
Insurance Uernrtuient ns confidential oviuii
inors. nnd th" following, who were employed in.
the Albany office. Morris H. Hhepurd, brother of
henator Hhepard. solnry 2 MX), anil cx-Assem-bit
man Jas.Keenholtjs of Albany, salary $1,500,
who were employed as coutldcutlul uxauilneri
It IsxIgnttUunt that all of thn men removed,
i with the exception of Saxton, wero optioaod to
Gov llltick's rennmlnntlon, though It fsstuloil
th.it Mr Mnngln's name is not on tho list nf
tliiiM who nro logo This list cannot he vcrl
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A lludjcrt of IlultUli New Nets Thrin liny-
lug to Cover.
iYheat at tho Now York Produce Kxchnnge
yesterday ran up 1 cunt n bushol. Tho bull
points wero uncTpccicdlv strong Liverpool
cables, reduced Liverpool stocks ns com
pntedwlth a month ago, small .December de
liveries In Chicago, the cna with which De
cember tenders wero Immlled liete. a good
export demand and finally clearances from the
Aliunde ports of 1,0.'I!).000 bushels, the largest
total for one day on record. Liverpool rose
'.il. Chicago1 deliveries on December con
tracts were only 20.000 bushels. Dcllvortes of
half n million bushels here were paid for by
millers. Power. Son A Co., nnd other export
ers. The Liverpool stook is only about one
sixth ns large as a year ago. 'the price wns
nbnvo "calls" nllldny. A dce,reiu.e fn North
wottorn stocks Is predicted for the week, ami
premiums on ensh wheat are maintained.
Homo thought that tho notices of Doeember
delivery wero clrculnted hero with consider
nbto ostentation as If for offset, but if ro. It
amounted tn vorj little, for In the end thoy
were stopped bv strong parties. ,
Foreign houses wore ,, buying (ho nenr
months nnd hoIHiir tho distant deliveries in
somo cases. Thoio wns nlso some switching
into Mnr. Professional otiorators In Chicago
are short owing to tho big receipts nt pri
mary points, but bulls hero argue that big ox
port buying nnd abnormally largo clearances
offset tho Northwestern arrivals. Certainly
Chicago bears got the worst ot it yestorday.
and somo think it was only a forotasto of what
thoy aro going to g"t In the future, for evi
dences ore accumulating thnt the outside pub
llo l taking hold of wheat and that the specu
lation is gradually broadening Into something
that looks like a fororunror of nn old-fashioned
bull market. Exporters yesterday wore
encouraged by im easier ocean freight market
as well as by tho higher cables, and bought
sixty-four loads.
THE HAOE-T.AIDZAXr VASE.
Arguments In thn Appeal from n 840,000
Verdict .Agnltut Mr. Sage.
Aldant, Deal. Tho arguments in the 8nge
Ijildlaw caso wero begun In the Court of Ap
peals to-day nnd will be concludod to-morrow.
Laldlnw was badly hurt In thodynnmlte ox
plosion In Mr. Sago's office on Dee. 4, 1801, and
alleges that Mr. Sago mado a shield ot him to
Piotoct himself against Norcross's bomb. Mr.
Sago appeals from a verdict of $40,000 damages.
Joseph II. Chonto argued the appeal for
Ijildlnw. Ho contended that the laying of
hands upon Lnldlaw by Mr. Sage, for tho
purpose of shielding himself from nn Injury,
with which Sage nlono wns threatened, was
an unlawful Intorforence with l.nldlaw'fi per
son, and that Mr. Hnge in changing Latdlnvv'o
position so the latter would shield Mr. Hnge
hoenme liable far the Injury Lnldlaw suffered
In consequence of such act. Ho said it had
boen proved thnt injuries of tho ssmo gravity
would not hove been received by Lnldlaw if ho
had not been moved by Mr. Hnge.
Counsel for Mr. Sneo argued thatthe verdict
against him was found contrary to undisputed
physical and scientific facts. In that Lalillaw's
stnrv of being In front of Stigo nnd cov
ering nnd protecting all ot his person, except
his right arm and leg, was Impossible. He
contended nlso that in view of tho fact
that all of Lnldlaw's lujtirfc camo from tho
explosion, nnd 8ngo Is conceded to havo done
nothing to cause It. Laidlaw. If entitled to re
cover at all. wn bound to show affirmatively
that Sage moved him from n place of safety to
ii plnen of clangor, and thnt ho wns more In
ured bv the explosion In his new position than
io would have been if his attitude had not been
chanced.
A irillSPEIt FEOX COr JtKYAX.
Oppmpfl, ot Course, to Bxpnnslon Poporrnt
Friends Fall to Shut Illm I'p.
Lincoln, Nob., Dec. 1. Col. William Jen
nings Bryan left to-day to rejoin his regiment,
the Third Nebraska Volunteers, at Savannnh,
his furlough having expired. Ho stated that;.
he was greatly Improved tn health, but he de
clined to talk about tho conditions of the treaty
ot peaooor upon any public topic.
To his friends hero Col. Bryan has expressed
himself as opposed to oxpannlon, nnd hns based
his opposition largely upon the same ground
as Senator Hoar that the acquisition of tho
Philippines Is the purchase of sovereignty, nnd
that tho genius of our institutions in opposed
to tho bartor and sale of sovereignty; and that
the annexation of these Islands means the In
auguration ot a governmental policy ot mlil
tnrlsm thnt eventually will press upon nnd
make harder thn lot ot tho common people,
"Col. Bryan has. however, persistently refused
to be interviewed on this question, giving ns
his reason thnt while he wears his uniform
it would be in bad taste to criticise tho Admin
istration. During his stay hare many prominent popo
crats have visited him. and from remarks
dropped it is behoved their mission was to
seek to Induce hlra to nbandon his stand on
Imperialism, but they failed.
WEECK OF A LIMITED.
New Transcontinental Train from New Or
leans Damaged on Its Tint Trip.
Nbw Oni.KANs. Dee. 1. The Sunsot limited
transcontinental train on tho Southern Paelflo,
running from Now Orlonns to San Francisco,
nnd which made its Initial trip to-dny, wns
badly wrecked at 4:30 P. M. nt Grand Jfarnls.
two miles west of Jennings nnd about 180
miles from New Orleans. Tho train was run
ning ata high rate of speed when something
broko under tho forwaid truck, probably an
axle.
Tlie truck left tho rails nnd ran 100 feet on
the ties. The engine jumped the track and
plunged down tho embankment into the mud
nnd vvntor. Fortunately there wa no loss of
llfo. but EnglneprW. K ltugsdnle ot Houston.
Fireman F. II. Booth of Houston and Conduc
tor Richard Qunltraugh of Houston were In
jured. On tho train were Detoctlve McVnyof Dela
vvnro and olovon witnesses to give testimony in
tho Botklncnso In Hun Francisco on next Mon
day. The Botkin witnesses wero very badly
nhnken up by tho acaldent, and one of the
vv onion In the party had her face scratched. All
tho car wore moro or loss Injured, tho sleepers
ovon being torn from their trucks.
M'KiSt.KVS MESSAGE TO THE WEST.
He Will Keep livery Proiul.e or His I'urty
Ileganllng Monetary Legislation,
II. II. Hanua. Chairman ot tho Executive
Committee of the Indianapolis Sound Monoy
Convention, made an address before tho Cham
ber of Commerce yestorday in which ho said:
"Whon I nskod the President the day before
jestcrday what I should say to tho people In
tho West when I returned home, he replied,
' You ean say that I stand for monetary legisla
tion and thnt I am determined that overy
pledge the Republican party made along this
line shall bekort,'1' . , .
James Bnoyer. of Sneyer A Co , bankers, cave
adlnnor last night at tils resldence,257 Madison
nvonue. In honor of Mr. Ilanna. Covers were
laid for twenty. The dinner was wholly In
formal, nnd fhpso present were: John. A.
Htownrt. I). O. Mills. VViillam E. Dodge, Carl
Hohurr, John Harsen Rboades. Oeprgo Foster
Peabody, Charles Stewart Bmtlh. Jacob H.
Schlff. John H. Kennedy. Hlohard A-MoOurdV.
George F. Baker, Morris K. Jesup. Gustav IT.
Schwab. Frank, It Sturirts, John K. Qowon of
Baltimore, Charles 8. Falrchlld, and Charles 0.
Beaman,'
xuxAirAr ctrAMPiorr Doa.
The Mastiff Colli Started from Texas for
Ilaltlmore and Went ago Miles.
nn.TiMoiiE, Deo. 1, Champion Prlnoe Cola,
the Eugllh mastiff sold by Mr. V. 3, Skinner
of tills city to Belton, Tex., owners lost month,
has had nn interesting adventure. After a
week's stay at his new home he soratche'd opon
agate pud madoaboe lino for Baltimore. Six
days after his ocnpo he was oaptured in Falls
county, Tex., 220 miles from tils starting point,
still going nt a rapid gait toward the northeast.
II II Hnvuge. his present owner, writes that
thn first news eamu from a roan who had soon
him two miles north of Belton. and thochao
whs begun on horseback, Tho horso was rid
den at breakneck speed until exhausted, but
tho dog was somothlngol a rocor, too. and
easily kept ahead His little trlpcost hlsownor
$.10 Cola Is suffering from sors feet and stiffness
Morton, HIUb & Co.'s Gold MU.eit tile Hoot.
Morton, Bliss Co, reeelvod word by cable
yesterday that the $1,000,000 In gold engaged
by them In London for import had bten de
spatched by train to catch the steamship Ma
jestic, but had missed the, boat at Holyhead.
The Bold wlllnow oomo by the steamship Urn
brla. sallluc from England to-morrow.
MUMX SIDKS WITH KNAAK.
SYMPATHY foil XBir YORKER AC
CUHKD Of T.EBB MAJBSTE.
Shopkeepers Delleve That the Denuncia
tion Peat" Will Keep Foreigners Away
Mr. Knnak Did Not Call the Kalaer
n "Calf's Head," Ills Lawyer Says.
fpitial CaiU Ditpttdt t Tut Bun.
Behlin, Dec. 1 ."-Frank Knaak, tho New York
onglneer who la tn custody hero on a charge of
litemaittlt. Is tho most-talkod-ot man In Ber
lin at present. Club mombers and the part of
the publlo which gathers in the oafs are busy
discussing his arrest. It Is symptomatiothat
more sympathy Is expressed for him than
blame. The publlo especially blames the indi
vidual whoso offlclousness led him to abandon
his dinner and hunt up n policeman to arrest a
stranger In Berlin.
Tho residents ot the city do Dotllko the repu
tation that tho repeated prosooutlons for ttf
malttlf give the capital, especially tn the minds
of fo relgners. who. It Is believed, will keep away
from n' place whore an unconsidered word
might lead to their arrest and Imprisonment,
Tho Ymicantt. the organ of the 8oclal De
mocracy, makes a spread on the Knaak case,
and comments strongly oh tho "denunciation
pest." It declares that the United States Em
bassy has often wnrnod Americana visiting in
Germany of the dangers attending the free
utterance of opinion In this country.
Mr. Knnak's lawyer, discussing tho case, snld
that his cltont hod partaken frooly of wlno on
Thanksgiving Day. and his Idoas hod beoomo
somewhat mtxed. Knaak and his companions
In the restaurant where tho arrest wan mado
wero discussing a woll-known Berlin parson,
whoso nnme Is also Knaak and who recently
assarted that ha earth does not move around
the sun, but tho sun around tho earth. This
was before tho conversation touched upon the
Emperor. Mr. Knnak's brain not being In
good working order, tils mind did not follow
the drift of tho conversation with its normal
speed, and ho mado the Incriminating remark,
whtch'issnid to have been "calf's head," be
lieving that Pastor Knnak was still being dis
cussed, Herr Fnlkonberg, tho proprietor of the
Rathskeller restaurant, who Is a friend of Mr.
Knnak. has been seen by those Interested in
the defence He recalls that Mr. Knaak once
said that he admired Emperor William greatly
and that his Majesty was highly estoemed In
America. It Is hoped that this testimony will
be useful to tho defendant.
1 OVE TIIOOPS J.V CUBA.
Cubnns Aecnse tho American Soldiers of
Committing Ontrages.
frtaat CabU Onpateh to Tnr Sow.
Havana. Dec. 1 Col. Hood, commandor
of tho Second Immunes. stationed In the
Holguln district, has received a letter
signed by the heads ot the principal fam
ilies in Gtbara complaining against rough
treatment on the part ot the American
soldiers. Tho letter says that women havo
been beaten, and that when the local police
men attempted to Interfere they were badly
hurt by the soldiers.
The lcttcradds that when Glbara was under
the control of the Insurgents no outrages were
committed against tho Inhabitants.
El Triunfa, a newspaper of Glbara, energeti
cally protests against tho alleged outrages, and
says that the Araerioan Government ought
not to disgrace the nation's name by sending to
Cuba undisciplined soldiery. El Triunfo is n
Cub'nn paper.
News from Nuovlta. province of Puerto
Frincipe. says that people there aro also com
plaining, but Gon. Carpenter has given assur
ances that all abuses on tho part of the soldiers
will be promptly punished. Tho people of the
city of Puerto Principe are highly pleased with
Ge'n. Carpenter nnd his mon.
nOEKIXO OX THE TEEATY.
Spanish Commissioners Submit Communi
cations No Retston Held.
Svfrfal Cable Dnpalck tn Thic Buy.
Paris, Dec. 1. Tho Spanish Poaoe Commis
sion this morning sent to the American Com
missioners certain communications bearing
upon tho matter of drafting the articles of the
treaty of pence, and owing to tho necessity of
the Americans having to consider these It was
deemod advisable to adjourn the meeting of
the Joint Commission until to-morrow.
Although some of the Commissioners made
their appearance at tho Qual d'Orsay to-day,
an American nttncho Informed Tne Sun cor
respondent that nothing was dono. and further
said that tho communications submitted by tho
Spaniards wero of no especial Importance.
The American Commissioners aro now con
(erring among themselves.
GEmtAX jixoo nnEAMixa.
We Should Retire from Samoa Itrcouio We
(let the Sula Islands.
gprcfal Call' Detnateh to Tub Bust.
Brrun, Deo. 1. Tho jingo organs here are
carrying on nn agitation In favor of Germany
deriving some benefit from tho Spanish-American
war. They say that Germany ought to re
eclvo compensation for Spain's cession of the
Hulu Islands to the United States, and that she
should ask the latter to abandon tliolr share In
tho joint government of Samoa.
Tho Tngfs-Ztltww says it bollevcs that. If
America retires from Samoa, Germany could
easily mnko an arrangement with Great Brlt
uln by which Gormany would have tho sole
voice In tho Government of Samoa.
,1J FOB SPAIN'S WAE BVFrEttEBS.
Princess Beatrice Opens a Bazaar to liaise
I'liuits for Indigent nnd Wounded.
Artoal Cablt 1 i patch IoTue Bum,
London, Deo. 1. Princess Beatrice this after
noon opeirodn bazaar In tho London house of
the Maruhlouess ot Downshlro In aid ot the
wounded Spanish soldiers and ot the Spanish
women nnd children mado widows and orphans
by tlie war.
The Countess ot Vuloncla, wife ot the former
Spanish Ambn'sadortoGroat Britain, originat
ed theschemo. In which she was supported by
a large number of titled foreigners. A feature
of the baraar Is a collodion ot paintings by
Spanlah artists. The Pope sent a gift to the
bazaar, consisting of a cameo likeness of him
self. An entertainment was given, which In
cluded a Spanish dance by O'ern.
poirsn or couttr of cash4tiov.
BUI rreiented to Provide for Postponement
of the Plcqunrt Trlul.
ipittal Catle Dtipalth Io Tut SuK.
Pakis, Deo. 1. In tho Senntft to-day M. Wal-deck-ltousseau
presented a bill to amend the
Criminal Code so that tho Court of Cassation
will bu omowercd loonier the adjournment,
nt Its discretion, of any prosecution. The bill
alms toenabio the court to pottpono the trial
of Col. Plcqunrt, the promoters of the measure
being of the opinion that tho couit doos not
possess that power at present.
The Government did not oppose the bill, but
objected to giving It urgency, which tho pro
moters demanded. A division nn the demand
fornrgenoy resulted Inn tlo'vote 11 ij toll!)
The bill will, therefore, nwult Its turn for consideration
Mr. Cyril Normnn,
The brilliant young uovell.t. baa scored a oreat hit.
I IUs great novel. "Jinndo," has run into three eul
tions in three weeks. Cloth bound SI. to. At all
boo.ator.a. Adt,
"MOSBHT JOHH," XKLZ.X JrMXDKft
Ala Gambling place and That ot Sola In
' vaded by Devery This Morning.
Chief Devery was in the Tendsrloln last
night, nnd was seen conferring with Capt
Prloo. At 1:30 6'olook this morning, as a remit
of the talk, the deteotlves of the Tenderloin
station raldodEole's gambling rooms at 0 West
Twenty-eighth street and "Honest John"
Kolly's plaoe at 11 West Forty-first street
At Bote's place ten man were arrested. Two
faro layouts and sevars! thousand chips wero
confiscated. From "Honest John" Kelly'
place the Police took alt kinds of gam
bling paraphernalia of the most expensive
sort. The raids created great exoltement
tn ths Tondsrloin And aovsrnl othor places
hastily closed up for the nlgtit Both ot tho
places raided have been running unmolested
for several yean. The cause of the ohanga of
heart ia not known.
At both placet the polloe chopped thetr war
tn through the front doors with axes. Ten
prisoners were arrested at Kelly's place also.
The prisoners wore all well dressed, but save
obviously fJotttloua names.
OhlofDovery said that be Intended breaking
up gambling and thought that the best war to
do it was to raid the two beat known places.
Ho said Cant. Price was the proper man to
have charge of such work, and that every place
would be foroed to oloso even if axes had to be
used In every case.
BOBBEBB IN COBTLAXDT STBEET.
Two Negroes Tear Ont s Man's Diamond
Stud Beneath thn Elevated Station.
William Urqnhart ot 093 Halsoy street.
Brooklyn, a dcalor In plumbors' supplies at 46
Cortlandt street, this cltr. was held up by two
negroes last night within sight ot ths green
lamps of tho Ohuroh street police station. He
lost a $50 diamond shirt stud, which was torn
out with tho bosqm of his shirt.
Urquhart and some friends had been in a
saloon at Cortlandt nnd Greenwloh streets.
They came to the Cortlandt street elevated
railroad station, and , there hla friends
started for Harlem. As they disappeared
up tho stairs two big negroes, grabbed
urquhart and began to go through his olothes.
Ho screamed, and Policeman Dunbar, who was
In the station house, came to seo what was the
matter.
He ran up nnd caught one of. the negroes,
who was being pummelled by urquhart. but
the othor negro escaped.
The prisoner said he was Cyrus Harris. 83
years old. of 331 Third street. He was badly
bruised by tho plumber's fists.
i
TO CLEAN It AY AN A.
The President Authorises the Expenditure
or OCO.OOO far That Purpose.
Washington. Deo. 1. The President has
authorized from available funds the expendi
ture of J50.000 for cleaning the city of Havana,
sons to make the city as healthful as possible
for tho residence of soldiers and citizens. The
cleaning will bo done according to the recom
mendations whloh would have been made by
the late Col. Waring had not his death fore
stalled a formal report to the War Department.
Most of the papers which Col. Waring had In
tended to Incorporate in his report have been
secured by the War Department, and they are
said to form a very good basis on which to pro
ceed with the sanitary arrangements at Havana
from a scientific standpoint.
The President has decided thnt a second
ship shall be fitted out ns soon as possible to
follow the Comal with supplies forthe suffering
Cuban poor. '
TOO HATE FOB PASTECB'S.
A Boy Bitten by a Dog Six Weeks Ago Died
Yesterday In Convulsions.
August Bombtadl. S years old, son of August
Bombiadi.a maohlnlt,of 738 Albert.street.
Long Island City, who wns bitten by a dog
while on his way from school six weeks ago.
died at his home yesterday. Mrs. Allen, a
neighbor, snw the dog attaok the boy and went
to his rescue. She carried tho boy to Paul's
drug store and Dr. A. J. Andersen cautorlzed
nine wounds on the little fellow's face and body.
' On Tuesday the hoy nnmplalned of pains In
his head nnd stomach. On thn advlco of Dr.
Andersen he was taken to tho Pasteur Institute.
The parents wero told thnt the boy had been
brought there too late and ho was taken back
home, where he died In convulsions.
QUINCY AX EXPANSIONIST.
The Mnyor of Boston Believes In the Exten
sion of Our Territory.
Boston. Dec. 1. At a dinner given to-night
by "Tho Ten of Us Club "of the Ancient and
Honorable Artlllory Club In the Parker House
In honor ot suoh of Its members who took part
in the recent conflict with Spain, Mayor Qulncy
came outopenly for national expansion.
He said It was not a question of white men
colonlrlng In another country, but of fitting
tho InhanltanU to govern themselves by the
Introduction of American methods and Ameri
can Ideas ot honeBty nnd justice. Mr. Qulnor
paid a high tribute to England as a colonizing
power and advocated the introduction of Lnc
Ilsh methods In our acquired territories,
v
DEOirXED UXDEB A LOAD OF SXOJT.
Thompson's Cart Dumped Suddenly with
II I in on It nnd lie Went Into the Itlvrr.
William Thompson, n dilver, 21 years old. of,
300 Third street, Jersoy city, was drowned nt
tho foot of Murray street last night. He was
carting snow from tho streets and had u
dump wagon belonging to his employer,
John Beilly, a contractor, of 242 Seventh
streot, Jerssy City. The wagon refused to
dump and Thompson got op tho tall of It and
tiled to benr It down with his wolght. The
wagon tlppod suddenly nnd Thompson was
thrown Intotherlvorwlth his load or snow on
topot him. His body was not recovorod. and
tho police refused to allow more snow to be
dumped at that place.
IO CUBA BY FERRYBOAT,
Dynnmlte Johnny O'Brien to Navigate the
Brlnherhoff to Iliivniin.
Samuel Holmes, a broker of this city, acting
for tho Havana Railroad Company, purchased u
few days ago tho ferryboat J. H. Brlnkerhoff
from tho Peoksklll 1'orry Company. The prico
paid was $45,000. The boat Is now In a South
Brooklyn dock undergoing the alterations es
sential to make her suitable for tho soml-trop-leal
climate ot Havana, whither Dynamlto
Johnny O'Brien Is to navigate her. When sftkod
yestorday If the Brlnkerhoff would be towed to
Havana, the blockade-runner seemed to feel
that he had boen offended, and ho answerer),
"That crait will get to Cuba under her own
steam, or she will nev er get there."
MB. HlIlsn.KU OBJECTS.
He lines Not Approve of American Impa
tience nnd Smart Method.
filarial Cat VitpallU to Ths Huk.
London. Dec. 1 Mr. James MoKelll Whis
tler, tht painter, In a characteristic letter to
Publisher Hellieiiiaiin. umio'incos, without
paitlunlaru, that " this AmeUrun Impatience
mid smart method of nniiouncenii.nt that d.s
tribute pages of an unfhiUIind book to news
papers" compeli. tho transfer of tho publication
of his work, " Tho Burouot mid tliu Butterlly,"
to Purls. Mr. Iluinomann acquiesces in lliu
trnnsfor
New Crop Htewnrt Holrt.
Mary, Josoph and John Carroll, averring that
they nro heirs of the lato A. T. Stewart, havo
filed a llspendensagalnst the Htownrt Imlldluir,
at Broadway and Chamber street, in actions to
set aside tho will and hnvn tho property di
vided nmong the heirs, They say ihey aro
children of Catharine Carroll, only daughter of
Alexander Stewart, alleged to be a cousin of A
T, Stewart. There nre similar cases pending
against parts of the estate of Mr. Htewart. and
several such actions huvo been tr(led and failed.
INDICTMENT FOR TANNER. 9
aorsjuroR op itxrxoia to Axsirrn 'fWk
won bis riBDBX mot conduct.
Accused of "Wilful Neglect of Duty ns an B
Offleer" ntty-lhree Other Foraons In- tfl
dieted as the Onteome of the labor Rtott Xl
Grand Jury Divided Over the Governor. '!'
OAJIUNTU.LB. 111., Deo. 1,Gor. Tanner wa 'm
indlotod to-day by the Grand Jury on charges wk
of "wilful neglect ot duty as an offiosr" V
and for malfeasance tn ofilao in connection f
with the Tit-don riot on tho night of m
Oor, 12. The Grand Jury had 'been tn 79
epeolal session since Nor. 0. and made lt jjs
report at 0 o'clook this evening to Judge Shir- W,
ley, who came from Springfield to receive it, , W
Fifty-four persons were indlotod. Including the m
Governor and Manager F. W. Lnkens ot the
Chicago-Vlrden Coal Company; against whom JIF
there were threo counts for mnrdor and man W
laughter. W
In tho Grand Jury's report the whole hlstorr M,
of the Ylrden riot and the eause ol It wero let &
forth the strike ot tho coal miners t the trapor W-t
tation by the operators ot negro labor tram w.
Alabama i how the Sheriff oatltd upon the W.
Governor for troops to assist In malntotatni ''it;
ordori Lukens's appeal for troops I the Gov Si
emors Ignoring tho appeals ttntU too late to '
prevent the riot, whloh resulted in the kUlhui W
ot fourteen men and the wounding o( stveral 'Si
others. M-
The othor lndioted persons are nearly all ;
striking miners, and the oounts against tbsm .
are for rioting, parading -with arms. assault y
and battery, and keeping saloons open on Baa &
day. The Indictment against the Governor Is 1
not generally regarded In a serious Haht. and f
It Is not bellevod that be will ever be ooat i
palled to foes a trial Jury, In ease t
of conviction on a charge of maUeasanos
the maximum fine would be tlO.000. On the J
question ot Indicting Got. Tanner the Jury was 4ft
far from unanimous, the rote being 18 for end ;sj
10 against The foreman of tho Jury said to- Jjj
night: si
" Gov. Tanner Is to-day the best friend of the m
laboring man In the State ot HUnuls and I did Ml
not vote for the Indictment." af
8nuNonxu. HI.. Deo. 1. When Oor. Tanner Si
was informed to-night that he had been In- j j
diotod by the Grand Jury at Garttarille, he 3
laughed and said: jSj
"Of course. I shall par no attention to It Si
The indictment Is absurd. In 1603 a fool Jury J&
In somo small town indicted Oor. Alteldon a "
similar count The case was never again Mi
heard of. Nlther will this one be." M
BERYL BARNES CONXBOVBRST. Sj
1 i i Ja
John A. Barnes Wins a Point In the Con- fflfi
Ilict for the Child's Custody. m
Clbvulanp. 0.. Deo. 1. John A. Barnes 'W
scored a point in the Common Pleas Court this a?
aftornoon In tho suit between him and Mrs. M
Barnes-Magownn for tho possession of the m
child Beryl Barnes. Judge Ong dissolved the $
injunction restraining Barnes from interfer- .
Ing with Mrs. Barnes in tho possession of tho Si
child. m
Judge Ong said ho could not determine the
validity of tho appointment ot the guardian for M
the child In a collateral proceeding of the sort
brought before him. Judge Onn further said Je?.
that it was necessary to dissolve the Injunction 3m
In order to give Barnes standing in the Erie. w'
Pa . courts, whom the battle for the child was !
started.
ThoMagowans left here at 0:30 o'clock this gjl
evening, going to Krle. where the hearing for 9
tho custody of the child will be held to-morrow.
Tho criminal preceodlnu will bo taken up hers a
tho fore part of noxt week. Barnes pays he will ;;
produco letters from Sirs Barnes-Mngowan In "as
whloh tho woninn declared that she was ae
coerced Into asking for the divorce, and three Agg
months later ordered to return to Oklahoma '!
under penalty of being sont to the penitentiary
by the Oklahoma Judgo. 3H
TROLLEY CAB WRECKS TBUCK. J
One Mnn Bndlv Hurt in a Collision on the 'jgfj
South Roadway of the Bridge. .i
During the rush hours last evening trolley -mj
car 310 of tho Putnam nvenue line, while cross- Si;
lng tho bridge to Brooklyn, collided with a big Mi
truck belonging to Stowurt Barr of 471 Baltle W.
street, which was turning off the traok. One fj;
of the hind wheels of the truck was broken m
and tho truck was thrown against tho iron- ' jjj
work of the bridge. Louis Bopp and James 8'
Hlnlan, the drivors. and eight or ten men and m
bo) on the truck either jumped or were ;
thrown off. homo of thorn were slightly
bruised and out. T
Tho only Person badly hurt is a man supposed jm
to be Joseph Berardston. He was unoonsolous Si
when nicked up. Ho was taken to tho Brooklyn 'S
Hospital, and was still unconscious at a late 3;;
hour Inst night. When the truck was bit by W,
tho trolley one of tho big horses broke from the At
traces, and dnshed down tho Incline Toward
Brooklyn. Tho gate at the entrance to the m
roadway was closed and the animal was stopped. W
THIBTY-FIfE CAFES BAIDED. JFf
Capt, Diamond Closes Blghteen and Pots L
the Inmates Into the Streets. 'm
Capt. Diamond and Detectives Larkin and JS,
McCarthy ot tho Fifth street station closed up
the cafes in his precinct last night. They vis- W,
itod thirty-five plueos in nil. ... Si
At somo iitai'Ps thy were satisfied by the re JSi
moval of curtains and draperies at the wln H
Mows, so thnt n lull view of the room could be 8E
hud from the street. , ,
At ellito.'n other places, however. Capt. Dls- ' m
mond bundled the Inmutos into the street and ft
Miw tlmltlio doors wero locked. m
A New Christian Scientist Church. 3
Tho Society of Christian Scientists of CO
rifth uvenun filed plans with Building Com- ffl
mlssloner Brady yeslordny for a new temple of 3
worship to be located at tho southwest corner Vt
of Sixty-eighth Mroot nnd Contrnl Park West M
Itls to ben font -story building with an elabo- 'f,
rate dome. Tho material Is to .ho granite, t m
marble and brick, uud tho cost $500)00. The -m
nrchltect Is I'rederlo II Comstoek. The build-
lug Is to be culled the New lork Socond Church ,tfj
of theChtlstlHit Scientists,
Whltrcap hhoot a Town Mnrslinl. ;4gf
New OnLEANB. Dec 1. Paul I. Dullan. Town jR
Mnrshul of Covington, tho beat of Justice of St 5Si
Tammany Parish, wus shot fatally about mid- WJ
night last night by a uaua of vvhltecapa. The m
regulatois started out to intimidate, some ne-i jgaj
gwi, nnd coming to the rosldonco of Oeone tBi
Harris, vnlored. 11 ml several volleys Into the, mfi
lioiiKe. The Inmate, had notice nnd escaped. TR
i'lihan Ktnrli'd out to Investigate tho trouble $.;
nud as he stopped from his doorwasshotdowo. a
Arreats In Mouth Carolina's Itnca Troubles.
Columum, S, C, Dec. l.-Unlted States Mar- ;Sj
slinl Clayton returned to Columbia to-day with
the citizens of McCormlck wanted for consplr- '"a
ney against James W Tolbert In the raeotrou- 3R'
hies in hi Miistody. They enmo willingly and ;?j
the Marshal had no trouble. They appeared i
ht'foio Judgo Binwley this afternoon and gave 331
ImiimI in the sum of Sl.txxi each, tho cases 8
u jnlnot thuiu boing continued to tho next term jlj
of thn court. YSi
A .liuiltor Clenrs HI. Illork of Snow. M
Tint janitor of a building on William fctreet, m
botwenu John nnd Plntl btreets, cleared the
(.now from In front of his building and alonir 3j
tho kiliim-u of the block vesterday morning M
Inn novel in.iunoi Ho attached sovqral lengths JJ'
of hiie to the boiler In.tlio cellar of the build- W
Ina, nnd, niter arranging tho nornles In places m
where tlio snow was thickest, he had the en- M
Klncrturn ol1 Mown. ,In a little over nn hour at
the block was fairly rid of snow. m
" 1!
Snim for Itxport. MA
Soineof the brokers of the Produco Exchange Wj
set this plncnid yesterday on a board about M
jhroofeet long and one foot high In a snow ii
bank nt Htono and Whitehall streets: i
FOIt J-XPOllT.-WJLL BE BTOIIRD IF NOT j -
IlEMOVEll BY JULY 1.
( set tMMefi till If

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