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; V DUNNING GOES TO PRISON.
Hf co.vjtiTn:n ron coxtempt ix thb Hgf botihx murder xxitau Bi Hatband of Oni of thi Victims Tells of His Iflf Ilrlatlons with the Accused Woman-For BK IlefwdnB to Answer Questions Itefleetlns; Klin oh Oilier Woimn He It Sent to Jnll. Hll Ban FitAXCisco. Deo. IB. In ths Botkln Hn poisoning cmo to-day John P. Dunning, hus- HRI band of one of the murdered women, was the H ohtsf witness. Ilofranklr toldof hlsjntlmaor Hi I with lire. Dotkln nnd of Information whloh he ' BR had alven hor nbout his nlfo. Ho said that he Ik told her Mrs. Dunning waa extremely fond of ! m candy. Shortly after Dunning' oross-exam- ISj Inatlon had bosun he was questioned as to hi ljH relations wltli other women In Ban Francisco. IS besides Mrs. llotkln. Ho retusod to answer, H eertnln questions which wore ruled proper br am thocourtnndhe waa ordered committed to jail II for conk'fflnt until he deolded to nnswor them. H Miss Mzzle Ltvernash.a reporter, was the VH flrtt witness of the day. Blielrros detailed to jM tee Mrs. llotkln when tho news came that Mrs. IV Dotkln was suspected of sondlng tho box of Ifl candy. Miss Lhcrnush said: "Mrs. Botkln H talked of Dunnlns's dissipated habits and said H that but for her ho would hat o committed buJ- '4 H' clde. 8)16 spoke o( Ills losses at the races, de- t jH dared that sho had aided him financially, had t jH prepared all his meals and endeavored to ro- f H ' claim htm as far as sho could. Finally Dun- ) BKj nine seoured employmont and left theclty. , iHj Bhe said sho was glad .of It. for Dunnlng's nb- tSVH iect povorty hud been a drain upon her re ft IflaH sources." t 9BH Tho wltnoss said that when she told Mrs. ' Botkln sho was suspected, sho nroteated her innoceneo and hecanio hysterical. Him cried 1, out, "Mh. why did I not let the man die. It : iSBM would lint 0 boon hotter to haro let him die and ; nBB spared the floinnu nnd hor ohlld." Hhe spoke tlBsV wildly and was very hystorlcal. The next af morning Mrs, llotkln left this olty for llcalds- PiiH burg and Miss l,larnasli aoaonipanlod her. r tssH - The witness said; "On the way we talked of PM' the murder ana Mrs. llotkln said. 'When Jack .. H Dunning hears of Hint package from San Fran- f rB cleo he will Immediately think of me. He will A iB blow his bralnq out.' Sho snoko of marriage i FBHi nnd said, 'Nunposlnc Jack Dunning; and I t taBaW should como together and marry. might not. ; (1 the nusolcion crow nil tho stronger? Might not tho strong hand of tho law be laid upon ! Trio, oven nflor a lapse of tlmo?' Of her own ! llfo sho said frankly: 'I admit I have lhedia 1 ' say llfo. No pleasures of any kind passed me i by. X would do anything to gratify my doslres j nnd would let nothing stand In my war, not even n divorce court.' According to the wit ' aess, sho freely ndmltted her Intlmaoy with l Dunning, blie said: 'Oh, Jack Dunning Is my alllnlty, nnd to live with ono's amnlty Is only to bo compared to existence upon another c planet.' " WhcnWunnlng was placed on tho stand ho HaaVh fold the story of his llfo In Han Franolsco. He H said that his wife frequently made extondod (H, visits to distant places and It was during one ( of her visits to Delaware that ho mot Mrs. Bot- , kin. It was not, however, until the surceod- -- 9HH Jng visit of Mrs. Dunning to her Eastern home HHn that Dunning and Mrs. llotkln assumed the ! relations to which ho confessed to-day. mm Dunning tcld of his poverty nfter losing his . H place with the Associated l'ress.hnw Mrs. Bot- lM kin had paid his rent, had furnished him monoy .1 IH Without his asking for it. and he detailed her ftH. endeavors to have him braco ud ana oease his 3H dissipation. When won) came fc him to go r H East Mrs. Botkln begged him to remain, sav- . H lDB B'ie 'mJ Plenty of monoy to keep them IH both. Mrs. Botkln accompanied him aoross ' ll tho ferry to Oakland, crying most of the way. 1 M Dunning oonfensed. smilingly, that during ' ' W the campaign In Cuba, right up to tho dato of JH tho murder, he had kopt up an affectionate f cprrespondenco with both the accused nnd , jH Mrs. Dunning, but nid he had writton Mrs. : TK Botkln that ho would not return to Ban Fran- tH.' clsco, an the place had for him very unpleasant t B memories. a iK Dunning said ho was positive that Mrs. Bot- I ' IH l kin wrote tho address on the candy box. the c cote iiiBldo and the ancuymous letters to his I mm wire. I l Attorney Knlght,forthedofenco. asked Dun- Ir jH nine with what other womou ho had been In- f jH tlmate in Ban Frsnoisco. Dunning answered I; 1 there were many. Enlght demanded their I ,- t H names and Dunning was Imprisoned for rofui- , I H - lng to nnswer. Tho defence left tho lmpreB- 71, K slon thnt they Intend to allege that Dunning U , Is trying to shield another woman from the 'I ; perialtv for tho crime of which Mrs. Botkln Is l 1 i H accused. I j j MASSACHUSETTS HAFHKY DOCKED. ' ? ! V! -r Vfnter (Irndunlly Withdrawn fVhlle the 1 ' ' H 1 TVlcht U Inltrn Off tho Kael. v ' II ' Tho big battleship Massachusetts was floated '" I MS ' Into the big timber dry dock at tho navy yard ; ! in Brookl) 11 ycstercUy morning, and tho ereat- ,T est precaution wan taken to prevent her moet- S !H lng with further accident. Aftor sho was In K H tho dock six feet of wntorwascnrcfully pumped :H f ' out until sho just touched tho keol blocks. SUSHIS!' Owirtgt.otho injuries, to herkoel NnvnlOon- ftHl ; e tractor DowJcs did not want the weight of the H vessel to rest t hero, and divers wero sent down R to get the exact location of tho damagod parts. J'lB Then'wcdeo blocks wero Inserted, making a V. IB cradle undor tho frames, and tho vessel was f ikH shored up. When It was decided that hor ,. )H ,'v weight would not rest on the Injured ktol tho f'fjB V rest of thn water In tho dry dock was pumped i)bjH (A ont. NaalC'onBtruutor Bowlos and his assist ,yjjjM f nntawlll to-day oxamlnot(io keel and then the ,-; f . work of ropnlring tho vessel will begin. ('1 The Board of Sun ey. which examined and i1;)bjbjH made Boundlngs off Govornors Island last .; H week where tho Massachusetts met with the iI'lBH accident on Dee. 10 when on horwnyto Hamp- ; iB ' ton Boads. hnn completed Its report, which has t JHI been sent to Washington. PH Tho Board of Investigation appointed to In- -' Ri -nutro Into tho accident to the vessel will meet '' 1 this evening. V tHl The cruiser Chicago rocelvod a new dress of (t,HjI White paint yesterday. Bho Is now ready to re ly 13 Ceive sailing orders. , HI w,Tne battleship Indiana was moved from Cob I fHD Bock to .tho coal dock yesterday. : v!B nxAycnAJin for judge? 1 ''JaH i H , 1 fill Appointment to the General Seiilons I H f- Bench Said to Be I'robnble. .B Governor-elect Rooseveltyhas been visited jjB trtthln the last week or so by Major Pool, now flB a Magistrate In the city of New York, by the ' ''HBjj -' sraco of Mayor Strong and Gov. Morton. ; VSm Major Fool is something of a politician. lie Is ISbwV Very quiet t in hU methods and does not go sHa about town, with a brass band or an accordion W or timbrels or cymbals. He believes In putting SB, , In tho finest work for the Quest person, and so BBlj, Jie-tarto(l several weeks ago a boom for James IB A. Bloaohard to succeed James Fitzgerald as IH Judge of the Court of General Sessions after WaWB Jan. 1. when Judge Fitrgerald will take his mmk I place upon thn Hurromo Court bench. ! I-. K Bepresentatlve Benjamin B. Odell, Jr.,Chalr- 1 roan of the Itepnbllcan State Committee, has ' had a talk with Govemor-nleot Boosevelt and fljH advocated the selection of Mr. Blancbard to tin .succeed Judge Fitzgerald, .ni From all that oould be learned last night, M Mr. Roosevelt Is to appoint Mr. Blanchard to llnll the vacancy. President Harrison In 1800 was tpV verv mneli Intllned to appoint Mr. Blanohard ikH a United Slates Judge, but other oandldatea Ifm seemed to be stronger at tho time than Mr. ilH Blanohard and he was deprived of that great IhB honor. Mr, Blanchard has in times past had v tho friendship of President Arthur, President A ( HarrUon nnd President McKlnley. TJIJTATE TAT.COTT'S TltOHOTIOX. BBS Xomlnnted nnd Confirmed as Second T.leu- BBflt teiiant Three Months After His Dratli. BBb Wabhinoton, Deo. 10. The nomination of a BBH dead man was confirmed by tho Senate to-day. ' lie was William A. Talcott, Jr., of Now York. BBS and on Dec. 11), more than three months after BBI $ Ills death, tho President nominated him to bo HJH a Second Lieutenant of Infantry In the regular B9B .A sen Ice, tho appointment to date from July P. Bfl 1 r In explanation of this unusual action the Prosl- I dent sent tho following noto with the nomlua- I . " If e sepred as nn onllstod man In the Beven- BvB tr-flrst Aew inrkoluuteein during tho war and was examined b) a board In Santiago, BBB , Cuba, forthoapiiotiitmontof Hocond Lleuten- ,B ant of Infantry. Ho was commissioned during . B JI'C recess. Aug, 24, 18118. to be Second l.iou. i -D tenant of Infantry, to rank from July 0, lbl, Ik W "nanjsroinmlsslon was forwarded to him on B& 11 Aug. :tO,18W. at pampWIkoff.Montauk Point. B& II ' Loug Island. N. Y, HedledHopt. 1.1K08." y in Bupply of I.nbor Candidates Still Growing. B) ' Another labor candidate for the place of :M J Commlsslonor of Labor BtatUtlcs has appeared : I In the norson of Patrlok O'Brien, who Is being iH ( put forward by the Plasterers' Union. It was 1 iinnounood yesterilay that the Secretary of tho 1 1 union has been InBtruoted to write 10 Oov- I i yrnor.eleotr'lloosevolt Informing hliu that y Hrlcn has tho Indorsemont of the plasterers 1 for ths place, 1 ) CuojrnBkl Gets n Ilncltlon Over DunMiornt. J $ Cuicioo, Dec 10 -Joe Choynskl of Chicago J and YA Dunkhorst of Lyceum met In sa il ' 1 tound go at Tnttersall's to-night. : .f h10,frft?1u8J"n weighed ilO and Choyn 'll kii,00vT1,o.lit1 cao man got the decision. M , hut Dunkhorst did most of tho leading; and It n teemed to many that ho had tho advantage. Hi & HHHHBaBaiiBHaHiBlBlBMiillssfiWBaa SDWAHD G. ' MABOX'B T1HM FAILS, - r A Petition In Bankruptcy by tho Partner of the Dead Chicago Lawyer CniCAoo, Deo. 10. The law firm of Mason Bros., of whlcli tho late Edward G. Mason was a member, fllod In the Unltod State District Court to-day a voluntary petition In bank rupt or. The surviving members of the firm are Henry B.. a brother, and Henry K., a son of Kdward G. Mason. Their llabtlltlos are estimated at more than $700,000. most of their creditors being Chicago people. Among the outsldo debts of the firm are ono of $13,000 otolns to the trustees of the estate of Josephine Blnnoy of Now York, ono of $13,600 owing to tho estate of Mary 0. Barnes of Now York, and $32,000 owing to the Connecticut Mutual Llfo Insurance Company of Hartford. Ians nogotlated by Pcabody, Houghtellng ft Co. of 'Chicago tor iha firm aggregate $110,000. Tho balanco of the In debtedness Is In small amounts, ranging from $8,000 down to $500. Tho assets of tho firm consist principally of notos nnd realty. Tho Mason building on Washington street Is valuod nt $450,000, a house and lot at 1212 Michigan avenuo nro esti mated to bo worth $100,000. nnd an unim proved tract of lond within tho city limits Is schodulod at $140,000. Tho face value of tho asset is moro than tho firm's liabilities, but at forced culothey would probably not bring much moro than half their estimated value. The Arm of Mason lips, was ono of the best known In tho city. Most of tho litigation In their hands related to real ostato deals, and it was thought that thoy had n most loorutlvo practice. Tho dead partner. Kd ward O. Mason, was ill only a short tuno, and ho had boen men tioned as a probable successor of Judge Gross cup. In oaso the latter wan appointed to the placo of tho lato Judge Bhnwaltor. The peti tion in bankruptcy is n great surprise. Kdward ,G. Mason's funeral will tako placo to-morrow. DKTECTITK SASS JIB COXFESSMK 'Walter Dixon rielit for Trial on the Charge of Trying to l'nas a Forged Gtieck. Walter Dixon, who was arrested on Dec. 1C while trylntf to pass a chock for $751 la tho Jewelry store of Mrs. Lynch in Union Square, was held in $1,500 ball for trial by Magistrate Crnno In the Jefferson Market Court yesterday afternoon. Tho chock was drawn on the German-American Bank to the order of John C. Stanley, and signed by Schlnasl Brothers. It was indorsed on the back with the namo of John C. Stanley, and this indortemont wan written by Dixon in the presence of Mrs. Lynch and hor son, Qeorgo Lynch. It was on this evidence "that Magistrate Crane decided tn hold Dixon. Solomon Schlnasl of 'Schlnasl Brothers' tea tilled that tho check was forced, but when asked to say whether the signature was his own or not, ho hesitated. "It Is like my signature: It Is absolutely like my signature." ho said. "Can you swear that It Is not your signa ture," tho prisoner's connsol asked. "No." was the reply, "I cannot do that." "Well. If you cannot tell whether your own signature has been forged or not. Mr. Schlnasl," the Court salt, "I do not seo how I can hold this man." "If It please your Honor," Interposed Detee tlvo Price, who. with Detective Ktornnn of th.v Central Ofllce, has boen at work on this case, "this man mado a partial confession to mo after his arrest. He said that his name was neither Stanley nor Dixon " 'I got tho check from friends who said that It was the result of a sucker game.' he told me. hat do you mean by a sucker same?' I asked. 'Women or'oards.' ho answered. Then The went on. 'It was simply a question of floating It before it waa stopped. I thought that it was easy money and decided to try. but I tried first In eveiv way to satisfy myself that it was ssfo to handle. I knew that I toot risks In In dorsing It, but 1 thought that was safe, and her I am.' "There are other men behind him. We have tried to learn something about them, but Dixon only says. 'It Is too early in the game for me to talk yet.' " "Then I shall hold this man for forgery." the Court said, "as It Is clearly proved that the man has signed the name of John C. Stanley, which he has admitted is not his own name." CE.V. OT.31STEAD XO JJK A MIE3T. Comlnc Ordination of nn Ofllcer Who Bit tlngnlshed Himself In the Civil War. LirortTE. Ind.. Dee. 10. Gen. W. A. Olm stead of New York, a convert to tho Catholic faith, will bo ordalnod as a priest at Notre Dame thin week and will celebrate his first mass on Christmas momlng. He served dur ing tho oivil war and commanded a brigado at the battle of Gettysburg, and was afterward commended for bravery by Gen. Mende. He has been living In retirement at Notre Dame for some time, although he was a conspicuous figure at the rocent Orand Army of the Repub lic convention held at Cincinnati. 11 OKIE TJt'E BVILDIXa JtEPAJJlS. Plans Involving an Expenditure of Between 800,000 arid 870,000. Plans woro filed with Building Commlsslonor Brady yesterday for the reconstruction of the oxterlor and Interior of the slxteon-story Home Life Insurance Company building at 250-257 Broadway, which was damaged by Are about a fortnight ago. It Is proposed to rebuild tho ornamental white marble front from tho eighth floor to the roof, and to replace all the damaged terra-cotta and steel work with new material. It Is estimated by experts that this will cost betweon $00,000 and $70,000. The architects are N. Lo Brun 4 Son and the build er John Downey. SHiprritEca ox puoet souxd. Steamer Lydla Thompson Goes Ashore In a Heavy Gale. B-cinxs.Dec.lO. ThesteamerLydlaThomp son, plying on the Sound between Seattle and Whatcom, is ashore on Orcas Island, off George's Point, and Is, likely to prove a total wrSoS.v A eouthwesterly gale is prevailing, and the vessel Is pounding the rockbound shore. Thesteamora Buckeye and Discovery proffered assistance yesterday, but their ser vices were declined by the Captain of tho Thompson. MUST BUT LOCOMOTIVES OF US. English Shopi Too Buiy to Supply the Mid land Railway Company. Axctaf Catlt Dn patch It Tni Btfir. London. Deo. 10. Tho Fall Mall Oautte says that the Midland Railway Company has boen compelled to order tho construction of twenty freight locomotives In tho United States, ow ing to (he large number of advance orders held by the English locomotive work. BonENEOTADT. N. Y Dee. 10. Tho Schenec tady Locomotive Works has received its first order for locomotives for nn English railway. The order is for the construction of ten mogul freight engines for tho Midland Railroad. The machines will be built after the American pat tern, with cylinders 18 Inches dlamoter by 24 Indies stroke. They will be llttod with all modern appliances, and will bo very large and heavy. Twenty-seven engines have recently been shipped to tho Nlnpoo Railroad of Japan from the same shops. There are large orders ."."tJ!""'1 'or oeveral American railnays, and 2,000 men are working day and night, jar.EsiAH ix PAitrs. Preeldent of Cotta Illca to lie Iterelved by Preeldent l'nure To-Day, Spicial Callt Vtttatr It Thb Sok. Pabib. Deo. 10, The Figaro saya that Presi dent Faure will reoelve President Iglealas of Costa Rica at the Klyse to-morrow. Iglenlas, the paper says, will remain In the city three days. Trench Itapldly Fortifying Tahiti. .Vufricl Catlt BnpalcA la Tn 8inr. Auckland, Now Zealand, Doc. 10, Tho steamer Ovalan, which arrived here to-day. brings news that tho Fronch are working with great energy In fortifying the island of Tahiti. Frealdent Fnure's Daughter Betrothed. Spicta! Cable Dttpatck lo Tux Bote. Paws. Deo. lO.-The Juh-ie makes the an- nouneement that President Fauro'a daughter Is to be married to M. Georges Chlrl. son of M. Leon Chlrls, Senator for tho Alpes-Marltlmes. Moro Spnnlilt Soldiers Krturn from Cuba. Spteial Cabli Vncatck It Thb Rcjt. Madrid, Don. ID.-Tho steamship Werra. wlthBpanlsh soldiers from Cuba, has arrived at Malaga. The Waring Fund. 771d&0Uonl11 8ub8Cr,ptlon8' M.SM0. Total, $80,. To Cure a Cold In One Day .-.?UTe UroH? Qalnln Tablets. All drutgjeta iihJ:s.osrOBr':bt?,t.f8c- - HAMA IfflDEfc OUR .GUNS. " . Li TEXAS ASD ntlOOKLTX nvrfrcisxT FOR vIX rVJtPO$R. flpanfsb Evacuation of flnbnrhi Trocrattlng Itapldly Forts and Hatferles Being Turned Oyer to American Control Cn buns Welcomed atMarlannbby Oen.lee, Sptdat CIU DttpticX it Tar Boir. Havana. Dee. 10. Thb battleship Texas and the cruiser Brooklyn, now In Havana harbor, aro enough for the purposes of the Govern ment The Castlno Is expeoted shortly, FortAtares was surrendered1 to-day to tho American, who oooupled It with four com panies, but tho Amorlcan flag will not bo hoisted until the city Is totally ovaouated. Tho Spaniards also agreed 'to surrender on Deo. 22 the batteries of Relna Banta Clara, nil the forts of tho outside rone of the military division of Havana. Th control of tho city will (hpn bo practically dlvldod, but tho American force will bo su perior with tho aid of the squadron. Gen. Lee rcoelved to-day from the American Commission an' ofllolal.jlst otall guns, forts and batteries in the province. The Spanish Commission Informed the American Commis sion about all proporty belonging-to tho Span ish Gotcrnmcnt In Cuba. . On Dec. 22, besldos tho fort and batteries already mentioned, half the elty will bo ovacu atod, comprising the rones from Gallano. Relna and SanLazaro Hreets to the outside, or all (he northwestern parti of the oliy. Tho Spanish troops at- the same tlmo will concentrate at Cabana Fort and Regis. Vedada la included In'tho part to be evacuated, a Tho Cuban forces under Gen. Rodriguez and Geh. Menoeal entered Marlabao yesterday by consent of Gen. Loo. There was an enthusi astic public) demonstration and good order and cordiality prevailed. A banquet was given, to' tho Cuban and American' officers, and all speeches wero In favor of tho Americans. Col. Young complimented tho Cubans on thelrwls dom and good behavior. At tho performance In tho Marlanao Theatre not a single; utterance against tho Spaniards was heard. Oerro Is to bo occupied to-morrow by Cubans' with the permission of the American military officials. t 8AXTIAOO TO TA.Y TAJCKS. Gen. Wood's Plan Approved FatUng B Stop to Disorder. Stteial CU Dttpateh t.TTm Bn. . t Santj-aoode Coda. Deo. 10.-A. oommltte of tho Chamber of Commerce met Gan. Wood at the' palace to-day and agreed! to accept the scheme of municipal taxation arranged by the commltteeot American offloora and Cubans. Tho scheme in operation th,o Brat "year will yield nnnually.$240.000. or OOper cant under the Spanish- schedule It la not retroactive., Gen. Wood decided to-day. after consultation, that It will be impossible to mako many mer chants pay tho back tax without litigation. The city loses nearly 9100.000 by the ruling. Gen. Wood Issued a decree yesterday prohib iting the carrying' of weapons pi any kind In tho city undor penalty of confiscation of tho weapons and Ave to .twenty fTvoday'a imprison ment at the pleasure of th commander of tho department Three Americana resisted the at tempt of tho police to enforce the order this morning. Forty shots Were oxohanged. but no one was hurt. Gen. TVood'Yut the Americans in jail, and compllmonted the pollco. He ordered them to kill any one who resisted In future, whether Cuban or American. The order applies to maohotes and kntvos. It caused much discontent among Cuban officers, who constantly go about town armed. The pollco are doprived of machetes, and are armed with clubs the same as In the , United States. ItlOS TO FOMir A CABIXETf The Iteturnrd Fence Commsloner Talked ' Of for Sajrasta's SuceeMor. Special Cable DiicaUto Tar 8c. Madrid, Dec. 10. The OuoSn Regent re ceived Setter Montero Bios. 'President of tho Spanish Peace Commission, yesterday, A nowspaper representing tho opinion of Beflor Gsmazo. Minister of Public iVorka. favors the formation of a Cabinet headed by Setter Montero Rios. It is announced that the state of Setter Sagas-. ta's health will not permit him to keep hie ap pointment for a conference with Setter Mon tero Rios to-morrow. The announcement Is also mado that at the Cabinet Council on Dec. 22 Sagasta will resign, but there is every prob ability that he will resume tho Premiership, making some changes In the Ministry. Political affairs are awaiting the recovery of Premier Sagasta. JtESCUED JIX THE ERIC Crew of the Abandoned American Schooner Bertram N. White Saved. Svtcial Catlt DtuatA tt Tax Sinr. London, Deo. 10. A despatch to Xiloyds from Maasslius In South Holland, ten miles from Rotterdam, says that the crew of the American schooner Bertram N, lte, from Jacksonville for Philadelphia, have been landed thore by tho British steamship Eric, from 6al veston for Rotterdam. .The schooner was abandoned on Dec. 2 In latitude 38 north, longitude GO west, disabled and leaklngj The White Btar freight steamship Bovio, from Now York for Llyorpool, report .that on Deo. 13 she passed a large steamship showing lights. Tho 'vessel was not under conimand. The Bovlo signalled twice, but received no reply. FUXIBBED 'FOB LEHK 3TAJEBTE. Six Month' Imprisonment for Artist Who Btdlonled ths Knlier. Sserial Catlt Ditsatck to Tax 8tnr. Bebmn, Deo. 10. The trial upon charges of Uiemajetti at tho person who were reoently nrreuieu m connection witti me publication In tho Berlin comlo paper. SimpUHssimus. of a poem and pictures casting ridicule on the Em peror's journey to tho Holy Land wa heojd in camera at Lefpslo to-day. Herr Heine, the artist of the paper, waa sen tenced to six months' Imprisonment, and Herren Hesse and Baker, the publishers, were fined 300 marks each. TO SEARCH FOR TOE BOUTlt FOLK. The Borchgrevlnlt Antaretlo Expedition Sails from Ilobart, Special Catlt Vttpaidi tt Tn Bm IIodai-.t, Tasmania, Deo. 10. The Boroh grovlnk expedition which left England In Au gust last on board the toam whaler Southern Cross to explore tho Antarctic Continent sailed southward from here to-day. Religious services were hold previous to the departure of the expedition, and the residents of the town gave the party an enthuslastla ond-off. 1 j TO DISCIPI.IXX DR. DBT.BRUECK. Berlin Professor Offend the Government by an Articlo on Kxpultlon. Special Catlt DetpaUK tt Tac Sox. Bebmn. Deo. 10.-A aensatlon has been caused In political and literary circles here by the Government Instituting a disciplinary In quiry concernlngDr.Delbrueek.tho well-known professor of historian the Berlin University, on account of an article written by him de nouncing the expulsion of Danes from Schles-wig. BPAIX FEARS THE CARZISTS. Minister of War Advocates Increasing the Army to 140,000 Men. f penal Cable pupakk it Tur Box. Madbid. Deo. lO.-The Corrapondrneia pub lishes a report of an interview with Gon. Cor rea. Minister of War, in whloh he declares It to be neoessary to Increase, the effootlve strength of the army to 140,000, owing to the inereasa ofCarllsm. Handsome Boxes of Stationery. DtmpMy Carroll. :, Weit Twtat.thlrd Street.- s I.KROT tr. hidzam'b' svrciDK. Former City Treasurer of Otlea Shoot nimtelf In a TJotet In That Ctty. TTnoL, Dee. IP T-When J. Henry Read opened his mall at the Eagle Browery this morning he read a long letter from hi friend Lerpy W. MldUm. whloh rend a follows : fltrxnAY, Dee. Ifl. DzAa llnnrri When ihls retches yon I will baa dead man In a room at the Metropolitan Hotel, Fayette street. My ton It tlek in bed In Hew Tork and ray wife Is In absolutely deitltnU elrcnm tttneet. At tho Hit reauett of an old friend, for Goa'a tali tend her 10 to the wjll get ItTnei dty momlng. Her tddrrtt It Mary MldUm, 881 West Fourteenth ttreet, New Tork. Shall have to be burled by the anthorltlet, tt I have not one cent Bat, Henry; lie on htud If you etn and tet thtt I am put awty decently. Oood-by tod God blent you. Your frieml. T.vmat W. Htmiv. Mr. Read nt onco called up tho hotel, and when tho door of Mldlam's room was broken open hi body was found on tho bed. Thoro was a bullet through his head. Death must havo been Instantaneous. In his lot tor to Read Midlam asked that he see that hewa deoontly burled and that Read send $10 to Mm. Midlam. who Is destitute nt 331 west Fourteenth street. Now York. Midlam a so said that his aon Is sick In Now York. Ho also wrote to another business man with tho samo.renuest an to funds for Mrs. Midlam. Mr. Midlam was n Georgian by birth and was 00 yearn of age. Ho came hore .with his parent boforo tho war, and won a member of tho brewing firm of Ralph. Midlam A. Co. In 1807 ho waa elected City Treasurer. He wan Identified with thn National Guard. In 17H ho wont to Morauotto. Mioli.. whoro ho won a partner In tho lumber business with Horatio Soymour, Jr., and ac quired a fortune. He was appointed Postmas ter of Marquotto during Cleveland's first term. Ho lost his fortuno In speculation. Ho returned hero from New York nbout two weeks ago, un doubtedly for tho purpose of committing nut eldo. Ho was in absolute poverty at tho time of his death. Mrs. Midlam declined to see anybody. Tho Mldlams enmo to this city from Marquette. Mich., early last week, and wore living nt 331 West Fourteenth street with Mm. Clorknon. whoso husband was a friend of Midlam. Mid lam left tho house on Thursday to go to Utlca. supposedly on a business trip. A telegram was rocelvod yesterday announcing bis death, jrldlnm was employed as n cigar salesman by WilllanuK Parsons, Jr., 481 Broadway, dp to two months ago. v JTEAT.OVS ZOrERKILn8 HIMSELF. Flrtt Bhot Hit Mlttreii and Tried to Shoot Hit Mother and Urothor-ln-Law. William Elmendorf, a Bteamfltter, committed Bulcldo yesterday afternoon at his home, 340 West Forty-fifth street after wounding Char lotte Cook, with whom ho had been living for eoveral months, and shooting at his mother andhlsbrqthor-ln-lnw. Ho was 28 years old, and had been separated from his wife, who lives In Brooklyn, for noarly two years. Last May ho wont to Hvo with tho Cook worn an, whose family understood she was married to blm. She Ib 20 yearn old. Six woeks ago his wlfo mado n complaint of non-support against him. and ho was sent to Blackwoll's Island. Whllo ho was away tho Cook woman gave up their flat nnd wont to Ilvo with Elmendorf's mother, whoso homo was with hor son-in-law, Alfred Rtel, advertis ing agent for Davis &, Ecough's "Land and Sea ''company, at 340 Wost Forty-fifth street. Mrn. Rlellsa vnudevlllo nctrons. and she and Rlel wero on tho road when Mrs. Phoobo El mendorf took tho Cook woman to live with hor. When Elmendorf returned from Blackwoll's xsiana noaisomaao nis Home with his mother and tho Cook woman. Rlel returned homo throe woeks ago and. objected to Elmendorf nnd the Cook woman living togothor In his lint. Elmendorf resented tho interference and had been very moody nnd sullon for several days, lesterday ho visited the Cook woman's slsUrr. Mrs. Annlo Cant, at 451 West Twenty-seventh ntroet. and told hor ho was jealous of Rlol. and that thoro was going to bo trouble. At tho supper table, last night Elmendorf nulled the revolver and began shooting. At his first shot Rlol ran Into the bedroom and Mm. Elmendorf Into the hall. Tho next two shots struck tho Cook woman, ono in tho neck and one in tho sldo of the head. Then ho put the rovolvertohisown temple nnd pulled tho trig ger. He died almost Instantly. Rlel notified tho pollco nnd tho Cook woman was taken to Roosevelt Hospital. Hor condi tion Is not serious. DRUOOIST FISCHER A SUICIDE. Put the Mutilfi of a Shotgun In nit Mouth nnd Pullen the Trigger with a Cord. Francis T. Fischer. GO years old. a wholesale druggist df this city and residing on Smith Terrace. Staploton. S. I., committed suicide yesterday morning by shooting himself in the head with a slrotcun. His wlfn. sfstnr ,i n servant were tho only other persons In tho houBe at tho tlmo, nnd thoy wero on the first floor preparing breakfast for him. to be sorved In his room. Mrs. Fischer went up with tho meal nnd found her husband lying In hisnlghtolothen on tho Boor with the top of his head blown off. Across his body waa a single barrelled shotgun, and attached to the trigger WIV? VI.lnd..0W shado cord with which ho had E,u' ."ft0 ntrtoBOn';- j?e had shot hlmsolf in the mouth. Dr. H. T. Goodwin wns summoned, and later Coroner Tranter took charge of thtt caBe. MrUnoherhadboena member of tho Arm of Fischer A Ewnld at 8 Cedar street Bboutnlncteen yearn. He had lived on Stated Island the same length of time. He had boen In HI health for somo tlmo, and it Is said that this, together with nomo business reverses, wns tho cause of his suicide. ' BURGLARS STRIKE A SXAO. Ingenious Contrivance by Which Mr. G. German Protect! lilt Jewelry. Burglars who attempted to break Into Gus tavo German' jowelry store nt630 Ocean ave nue, Jersey City, early on Sunday .morning were foiled by an electrical contrivance which Mr. German had set up for such, emergencies. Tho diamonds, watchos and other valuable stock are kopt nt night In two safes at the rear of the store. In front of tho safes Is a mat, which is couneoted by moans of electrlo wires with a large gong In one of the front win dows. Whon the switch Is turned on and anybody steps,, on the mat tho gong starts all night Tho burglars attempted to gain entrapco by boring holes through the floor from the collar. They began boring uoar the safe. As soon as tho auger struck the mat tho big gong bogan to ring and tho Burglars fled. A policeman on post two blocks awav hoard the gong and summoned the resorvex from tho Ocean avenue station. Mr. German was called and tho store examined, but. as there was no apparent ovldence of anything being wrong. It was concluded that the gong must have been sot off accidentally It was not until Mr. Ger man went down to tho cellar yesterday morn Ing and saw tho nugor hole that he realized that a burglary had been attempted. OXOXDAOA WAMPUM BELTS. Suit of Te-Ifet-La Agalntt John Boyd v Timelier to Recover Them. SrBAousE. Dec. lO.-Beforo Justice Hlsoock In the Supreme Court on Wednesday will be tried the case of "The Onondaga Nation and Te-Hes-La, an Onondaga Indian, on his own behalf, and also on behalf of alt tho Uo-De-Jip-Qua-Nee," against John Boyd Thaoher. to re.0PXor .the Onondaga wampum bolts, of which. It is alleged In the, oomplalnt. Mr. Thaohor Is Illegally lu possession, Tho attprnoys ofrocord are Edward Wlnslow Pago 1 of New York for the plaintiff uud John A. Delehany of Albany for tho defendant. Tho oaso has attracted wldo attention because of Its novelty and the (listeria associations conneoted with the wampum belts. SEXSES OOSE, POCKETS EMPTY. Carl Brown Thinks He Slutt Have Been Knocked Down and Itobhed. Some small boys found an unconscious man covered with blood and bruises in a hallway at 120th street and Third avenue at 10 o'clock last night A pollcoman dragged him to his feet and shook him Into a slate of semi-con- 59i.0.H8ne" .nnd th6n took him to the East 12tJth street police station. Here th? man said ho was Carl Brown, a furniture jobber of Ilotton. Ho was very haiy. but ho said he thought a man had knooked lira down and robbod hlra. Ills pockets had been Emptied, After his wounds were dressed hewaslockodup. Where Yesterday's Firet Were. A. M.-8.20, B20 Eighth avtnne, Btrnud Ahrent, dtmige S2Bj 8:26, 1U E.t Btventy-ttoond ttreet, Robert W, Ttylor, dtmtge trifling; 11.45, ItiaWwt MlDtly-tixtb timet, Owen JJreen, damage, 110O: 11:45, 288 We.t Thirty-fourth ttreet, Cttharint P.M.-1.40, 43Tompkln ttreet. Iltwley Lumber J. AUUowlt. dtmtat t0j 5 80, 838 Wett rittr. seventh ttreet. AtUntlo Atphtlt bomoxurilamall 8JW; v.80, 2l7 Third avtaut. dtmig tl,m, 'attaKMsjjtjiyataMMttttMtMrsttapttttttnMtati - mn FORCED THE HSTOR 0UT. ESD OF AX OLD QUARREL XX TRE MONT BAPTIST CHURCH. Th Itev.Mr. Buitowl.lkedto flee the Tonng People of Hit Congregation Knjoy Thorn solve Thtt Shocked Mr. Gardner and Canted Great Ulitflntlon In the Chnreh. The ReV. Jonathan Bastow, who for flvo years ha been the pastor of tho Tromont Baptist Church, 175th street and Washington avenue, announced his resignation from hi pulpit on Sunday morning. Ho naked that It tako offoet early noxt month. Tho resignation Is the cul mination of a row of three years' standing. Tho pastor ls 00 yoars old, but ho is n great sympathizer with tho young people and ho en couraged tho yonntr men and womon of his congregation to get up ontortalnmonta that woro hold in thochurch basement. Ho thought It kept them Interested In the church. Bom d of his congregation did not ngroo with htm. Thoy said tho entertainments were a desecration to the church. A year ego, while a minstrel show was being given by tho young people, about twenty mom bors loft tho church In protest but the pastor continued his policy. Tho leader of tho opposi tion was P. N. Gardner, a real estate man of 741 East 175th street. IIo tried to got the pas tor to preach against such things, offoring to double his contributions to tho church, but, tho pastor wouldn't yield. Bo tho quarrel wont on, . Mrs. Bastow, the pastor's wife, who was Pres ident of the Ladles' Aid Society of the church, was recently forcod to resign by roason.lt Is sald.ot the opposition arounod by bar husband's course A week ago Gardner and forty of his adhorents withdrew from theohurchnnd setup n mooting place of their own In tho Mason to Temple nt 177th street nnd Wanhlngton avonuo. That settled it. The Rev. Mr. Bas tow concluded that ho had better get out than break up tho .phureh. so ho resigned. It Is said that Mr, Gardner and his adhorents will now return to the fold. 1IAXQED rriTIt AVTOODEX ZEO LACE. James O'Donnel Commits Suicide In arr Oak Street Police Station Cell. v- Jaraes O'Donnol. the koeper of a cheap lodg ing house at 344 Water street, was locked upln tho Oak street police station at 4 o'clock yester day afternoon, charged with Intoxication. Ho was put In a coll nnd just aftor 8'0'olock ho hanged himself with the lacing of his wqodon leg and died whllo' the ambulance was on Its way to tho station house. Pollcoman Flaherty found O'Donnol In Water Btroot lylnu In tho gutter. The pollcoman sent for tho patrol wagon and tho man was taken to tho station houto. where he revived, and was put In cell No. 10 of the main corridor. At 7 o'clock Doorman'Spauldlng saw that O'Donnel was sitting up and unlacing tho string from his woodon leg. O'Donnel remarked that ho would rest bettor with It off. " I guess I'll have to havo a now one," ho re marked to Spauldlng. as ho took off tho log. Tho cord was In hl.sliand. Spauldlng noticed that tho flro In tho heater was getting low. so he vvont to tho basoment and got a scuttloof coal. Ho enmo Into tho corridor and with his back to cell 10 began to tons the coal on tho Are. Ho heard a sigh be hind him and looklngnround ho saw O'Donnol hanging from the grated door with his back to tho corridor.' Spauldlng made nn Ineffectual effort to untlo tho cord, and thon ran1 for a knlfo to tho reception room, where Sergt Wil bur gave him, a razor taken from n prisoner. With this Spauldlng cut the cord, while Wilbur sent for an ambulance. Dr. Dodge pronounced the man dead. Friend j of O'Donnel said at his homo In the lodging Rouse that tho doad man had boen a hard drinkor all his lite. He lost his log through an accident several years ago. CRCAPLAIX IIEXDERSOX'S PLEA. I.olt His Church by Serving In the War and Get No Pay Now. Cincinnati. Dee. 10- At tho woekly meeting to-day of tho Methodist ministers of tho city a request for aid was rocolved from tlio Rev. Dr. Howard Henderson, chaplain of tho First Ohio Volunteer Infantry during tho war w(th Spain. Dr. Henderson said that his health was very bad and falling fast: that while ho was In the army a new pastor replaced him at his church In a suburb of this city, and that although ho Iras not yet been mustered out of the service, ho ls not re ceiving pay from the Government. The meet ing pnsnod resolutions calling on tho Govern ment, through President McKlnloy, to pay Chaplain Henderson tho monoy duo him. Dr. Henderson was a chaplain nnd membor of tho Commission on Exchange of Prl&onors In the civil war. being a member of tho Con-1 fedorato army and at its close a Brevet Briga-dier-Uenoral. Through marriage ho Is related to tho family of Jfforson Davis. Ho wnn alter the war for nevornl years pastor of churches in New York elty and Jersey City. While in Jersey City he was the pastor of tho congregation to which tho mother of Gon. U. S. Grant belonged and ho officiated at nor funernt at tho request of Gen. Grant himself. Formerly Dr. Hondorson, was connected with tho Meth odist Episcopal Church South. OLD X. r. A. CLUBHOUSE SOLD. The Democratic Club, Which Owned It, r.oit 8)20,000 In the Sale. Thoold New York Athletic Club building, at Sixth avonuo and Fifty-fifth street was old yesterday by the directors of tho Democratlo Club to H. J. Bakor for $170,000. The Now York Athletic Club gave up Its old clubhouse when It moved to the more commodious quarters on Central Park South, but for a number of years Its old homo wns tho model athlntio olubhouso of tho country. When Richard Crokor startPd In to boom tho Domocratlo Club he decided to secure a new homo for It, .and with that Intention bought tho building nt Fifty-fifth street. pnlnc SjiiO.OOO for It, It was shortly afterward determined to remodel the Domocratlo Club house on Fifth avenue, and tho newly acquired property was offered at sale, Purchasers were not .forth coming ana a month ago it wan nut up at mic tion In tho New York Real Estate Salesroom. No adequate bids were mado andiit wns with drawn. Yesterday, howevor, it was sold to Mr. Baker, who takes it as on Investment simply. . Andrew J. Freedrnan. one of thn governors of the Democratic Club, naid last night thnt. although the property had been.sold at a loss, the club was glad to get it off Its hands WILL SUE MOnEOAX'B- OWXER8. Slltt Noble Wand Dnmarri for tho I.011 of Twelve Trunks In the Wreck. BAMTMdns, Deo. 10. Horaco Noble, father of Miss Katherlne ,B. Noble, who was one of those saved from tho wreck of the nteamer Mohegan of the Atlantlo Transport lino, will enter suit In behalf of his daughter against the steamship company for damages. MIsb Noble's loss I roughly estimated at about $3,000. The only things she carried out of the disaster were the rings on her fingers and a stickpin. Twenty-seven cottly gowns, all the jewels and silver sho was bringing from nn extended trip abroad and other artlclos, which tilled twelve trunks, were lost, - - A Chance to Make 5 to tO dollars Overcoats, . $25,00. Fofmiy 10U tt $30, $32, 534 & $35. Also a few of the $20 kinds, at $J5. $3, $5 & $6 saved on some $J2, $14 & $t5 Overcoats, now $9 I3lh St store open Evening unUl'du Uttru. HACKBUT, CABHART & CO., D , .1 Cor. 18th fit, Broadway, C9r. Oanal St., J NoarOkaiuboia ijmikimiiii rmriiit- are now showing a rare Collection of I Fur' Rugs 1 V comprising skilfully mounted I Nubian Lions, Polar Bears, Mongolian Tigers, I Black Bears, Leopards, Foxes, Angoras. M Not only do these Fur Rugs mako a handsome furnishing m but they add warmth and dignity wherever used. m Broadway $ m Street f AMMBI(Maai)BiaBBlaBMiHmjnasMsiaiiBi $1,000,000 FIRE IX TERRB HAUTE. llntneis Centra of the Town Burnett Oat Two Firemen Badly Hurt.' Timnr. Hiote. Deo. 10. A million dollar' worth of property was dostroyed by flro hero to-night. Tho six-story department house of ths navens ,t Gefldes Company, tho largest slnglo store In Indiana, caught flro at 5:20 P.'M. In tho Christmas show window, tho cotton batting igniting from nn eloctrio light wire. Tho Are spread so rapidly that oacape br tho Srst floor on Main street was cut off. The undred or moro clerks, mostly girls, had nar row escapes. Tho wholesalo houso of tho same firm, alto six stories, was totally dostroyod. as well as their factory across the street, employing 200 girls. By tho Havens & Oeddes fire alono 435 persons wero thrown out of omploymont. , Tho Are spread both east and west and for a time it looked as If a largo part of tho buslnoss section (Wns doomed. Special trains brought tho tiro departments of Indianapolis, Brazil, Marshall nnd inccnnes Firemen Overloo nnd Welsh were buried be neath thA'rulns. Tho latter was taken ont. mora dead than alive. Overloo at midnight was still In tho ruins, but ho can bo heard. At' midnight tho 11 ro was practically under control The Havens A Oeddes Company loss ls $500,000. These additional firms were com pletely burned out: Thorman & Schlosn, clothiers: Brelnlg As Millar, furniture; rixloy ,t Co.. clothiers: W. H. Albrecht A; Co , dry goods, and Ford & Over btreet, clothlors1. The United Htates Banking Company was badly damagod. The loss is at least a million, and tholnsurnnco will bo about half. RUSSIAX LOAX VX LIKELY. Proposals tVere for a Railroad Loan at A Per Cent, .Guaranteed by the Government. It does not appoar likely that Russia will try to float a loan in this country. Isaao N. Boligman of J. fc W. Bellgman & Co., said yes terday: "Quite a number of local banker have been communicated with regarding the placing of a Russian loan, our house amdng others. My opinion ls that at present It is premature, al though perhaps in time the floating of a Rus sian ban here is not improbable. Outside of the securities hold by three or four of the larg est life insurance companies, amounting to be tween $7,000,000 and $8,000,000, I do not be lleve.the public hero owns any Russian bonds. The Russian 4 per cent, bonds are selling at about par. and investors on this side prefer to buy prime 4 per cen'., Amorlcan railroad bonds to investing in any foreign 4 Dor oent loan. The Inquiry addressed to us ooneerned a ''Russian 4 per cent, railroad loan, guaran teed by tho Russian uovernmont. amounting to $10,000,000. with tho possibility of other similar loans being offered Inter." None or. the local foreign banking houses appeared to have knowledge yesterday re garding a roporr that the Japanese Govern ment had also been Inquiring hero regarding tho possible ofTerine of a loan. At tho local ngency of tho Yokohama Specie Rank. Lim ited. OS Wall street, it was said that nothing was known nbout it. ODD SEXTEXCE FOR A YOUXO THIEF. Boy's Blotlier Told to Bring a Strap to Court and Whip Her Son with It. Albert Truggott, 12 years old. of 211 Griffith street, Jersey City, was arraigned in the Second Criminal Court yesterday morning, charged With stealing six cans of succotash from But ler's grocery store In Newark avenue. Tho boy's mother was with him and pleaded with Police Justlco Novin for his release. "What will you do with him If I let him go?" asked Justice Nevln. "I'll whip him good with a strap," replied Mrs, Truggett, "Is It a good, big strap?" "Yes. sir." " Well, that's tho kind you want." said tho Justice. " I used to get It with a good, heavy strap and have pomonal knowledge of Its cura tive powors You bring that Btrap here to-morrow morning nnd apply It properly. I will hold tho boy Tn the meantime and give him a eliareo to think Itovpr." Tho prisoner begged to have tho punishment inflicted at once. Justice Nevln told him he was fortunate In not being sent to State prison for two years. Unless Justice Novin changes his mind, the first public whipping In Jersey City, Inflicted under a judlolal sentence, will be wit nessed in tho Second Criminal Court this morning. CIGARETTES IX A SHAKER SCHOOL. Fonr.Glrlt Expelled from m Seminary in a Town of Strict Ideal. Mkmden, N. H., Dee. 10. Four girl student at Klmbull Female Seminary have been ex polled for smoking cigarettes. This town Is a Shaker settlement of 400 Inhabitants and Shaker discipline Is strict. The offence wo committed last Thursday night In the dormi tory. Tho smoke of the cigarettes penetrated through the cracks of the door and before the revellers were aware of It Prof. W. H. Cum rnlngs, principal of the school, had opened the door and detected them. Mies EtlaB. Moore, tho preceptress of the school, arrived on tho scene and ordered tho girls to tako their clothes and go. Meriden fs the only town In the State where girls aro not allowed to walk on the street with young men. TEXAS BAD MAX KILLED. ' Col. I. a. Bnndle, One of the Mott Danger ont Men in the State, Shot Dead, Dallas. Tex.. Deo. 10. Col. I. Q. Randle. ono of the most dangerous men with a weapon In Texas, was killed in a saloon here to-night by H. P. Kvnns of Forney. Tex, On Christmas Eve1801. CoK Randlo killed Ed Randall, a sa loon keeper In this olty, and his trial forthfaact was productlv e of scandals and cost him a large part of his fortune. It Is believed tha,t his iie.aith.il8 tV10 ioufB.rSyftn ot troubles connected with the Randall killing, a he pledged large property Interests nt Forney during his trial, Lvans fs In jail. Col. Handle was engaged in othor shooting affairs In tho last twenty years, lor the last year hehad been connected with extensive electrlo railway enterprises. Belief Fund for Destitute California Farm art. Saw FnANcisco, Deo. lO.-Destltutlon among the small farm em In the southern part of ' Monterey county has led to a general public relief movement here. The farmers are out of food snd seed to grow crops and they have no means of getting relief, Dry weathor for the past two years has ruined "? 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