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I flj S1TAKE-UP OF APPRAISERS. p n JOtTI MEMBERS OF (iEXERAI. BOARD Hk-QI ( JTW B" rem ore n. jfc 'j j, Thar Are filiurtlcft, Wilkinson, Mmrreltl, Hp I ; mid Oen. Slinrpn l'rlctlon with 8rcretnrjr f II (luxn Said to tin Ilia Cnma-Tlifi Onlco HIv' If j Carries n Snlarr of B7,0()0 n Year. 1J I President Mcltlnley, It was definitely n- ijj t Douncoil yesterday, has decided to ranks nddl- jjj . ttonal chances In tho Hoard of General Ap- j pralacrs. Tho board Is mndo up as follows: jjj i Gsorgo 0. Tlchenor. diaries It, Ham, 3. A. lit . Jewell, J. 1. Wilkinson. Jr., II. M. Bomcrvlllo, nf r. N. BhurtJeff, T. ti, BliarrclU. George Jl. HRf Bharpe and Vf. F. Lmit. Last April President tip MoKlnler, It was said, requested tho resigns- sEl' lion of Don. Sharpo. A compromise was HJP retched. It wns doolarcd, by which Gen. jafK Bharpo Is to retlro on Mnroli 1 tills year, and jH i he has In contemplation mi extended Euro- Pf fc poan tour. Now, It wns added, l'tusldent Mc- fr Klnlcr has requested Ihs resignations of ?p Messrs. ;Shurller. Wilkinson and Sharretts, jjS i Shnrpe .'and Shurtleft: aro Itepubllosns and HIF Wilkinson and tiharretts aro JJomoorats. This Ijjj; Board of General Appraisers wan established B durlns tho Harrison Administration. Bootlon e9u VI of the Customs Administrative act. In effect fllll on Aug. 1, 18IKI, sns: WL "That thoie shall be appointed br the Presl- EftF dent, br nnd with tho ndvlco and oonaent of HW1 tho Bennto. 11I110 general appraisers of mer- Wjf ehandlss, oach of whom shall roceho a salary b G of S7.U00 per year. Not more than flvo of such If MM Senegal appraisers shall be appointed from the lit in tamo political party. Thoy shall not be eu- Iffi ill Baaed In nuy other business, avocation or em- Jjj He plorincnt, und mar be iemoed from onicent p H - anr time tiy the Piesldent for inefficiency, & IE! nhInnt nf duty or malfeasance in oftleu." ? SB It haH boen tho .opinion all alone that tho a S members of tlio board eonsldeiod tliiu thoy m. x held their places for life. Mr. tihurtleff said Hftjfa TeMcrday: "I lao reaelved n request for fir resignation from tho board, but ut present am not In a position to any whether I will f IS comply. The request surprised mo. I hare (4 j been on the board sine It was organized In tr J 1 IrM), nod hao been in the customs servico k t t since 1870. so hardlv feel that my erllolency Is 8 quostlonod, and as to neglect of duty, or mnl- h ft ' feasanco In olllco. which muko up thocrouuds El on vrhlch n man can bo removed. I nut oon l I acloUH that no such charges can be brought mv (j against me and s litniued 1 have ulwnya E, I , thouglit that tliu tenure otolUca of tlio general c J appralierwaa forliro.atid oonBoiuentlrthls te- p fj quest is n great surprise." jt.il ' It huslbeon curiunt uosslp In official circle f 'f in Wa'.lilntton and New York that Walter H. ft ,i Chanco uf Canton, U, at presunt Chief Buper- K i vising Bpeclal.Treaury Agent at Washington. ml 1 ' had boen mlooted by PreilUont MoKlnler to E J succeed Uen. Hliarpe In tho Jloard of General I I Appraisers. Thoso Interested In tbesn mat- K I ters Mild yoiterday that If the President ever rip had any such determination ho has etiden'iy e II changed his opinion, nod that Mr. Chance a 31 would remain in his present pIkco. In fact. It mtf 1 j camo nut Unit Henator l'latt, spoklng for the v It Itepublluau organization of the Btnte of Now $ Kg York, has recommended to 1'rfsldent UcKln- Iigt lejMho appointment of Iieprosentatlve James mt' B Hhorman of the Twwntr-llfth New York Jg btnte Congress district to succeed Gen. Hhatpo. H bharpa is a haw York State man and so Is H Bhorman, nnd Henator I'iatt.'spenklng for tlio K, Jtepubllnan orguulrntinn of the State, ovl- S- dently bo I lev en that the place bolongs to a 51 Now Y'nrk btatii Kupuhllcuu and not O Mr. 5C Chance of Ohio. l'or one of the other threo nrosrectho a- n caneles In the board, Assistunt secretary of M the Treasury W II ilowell has been mentioned, tt Two seals ago Itepresentative Bhermau was fi recommended by many New Y'ork Htate Con- t I gressuioutforColloi'torof the l'ortof New York. L jl Out Benator l'latt nnd JteprescntatUe Qulgg, lli H President of tho Now Y'ork Republican County f j (,'omuilttoe. favoroil the selection of Georee l a It. Illdwell, and l'renldent McKlnley acijul- t 9 tsced. Itepresentative hheiman Is highly ro mt i gnrtled by his associates 111 tho New rk Con- f: 1 gress delegation, Itunublieaus and JJemucrats. I and tho best inrormntion yesterday wa to thu II J ftleot that I10 Is to hiieeeod lieu, dhaipo in tho It I Hoard of General Appraisers E B Those competent to hpeak on tlio subject ( yesterday said that thu chances In the Board Sf of General Appraisers were tho direct result I I of frlctlou which had developed within tho ,: n laBt few months, becretary of the Treasury n Gage and several members of the board, it : was added, had not boon In accord as to lm- I liortant customs drolsious, und that Mr. 3 ilowell In earning outihecretary Ongo's policy 5 11 had encountered opposition which at times had j 2 ilovoloped moio or less acrimony. Anyway. jjl I Gib feeling in ceitaln quarters. It was mado II f known, had run rather high, and those nc- B 15 qualnted witli the fui-ts said that Appraiser of 1 a the Port Wakemun had not been as dlssreet I , I and diplomatic ns tho responsibilities of his I 1 place demanded, and that, consolouslr orother- wise, Mr. Wakoman had contributedlnot a Ut- f I tie tn tho lll-feellne and discord. The Treas- n f ury Departmont nt Washington, it was addod, m I has the most eordlnl and hearty support of the K ! PreslHent.nnd the friction In the Hoard of Clen- K J oral ApmaiserH must I'eura and the Hecro- 1 S tary s pulley of carrying out the admlnistra- Jfi t the net of IKK) must bo sustained. I 1 tiUKAT SLEUTHS THESE. 'gj i Itemnrknhlr Hhonlne Mnde by JneUion anil ffl ; O'Ciinmir In the Yorkvilla Court. L T)etcctiesJockconnndO'Connorof theFIfth i street station ontored a coffeo saloon in Kf J! First street Tuesday night and arrested Ado ph Sf - Roth nnd Minnie nnd 1'osie Drown. Yesterday !r j. they arraigned the prisoners in the Y'orkvllle '111!! Police Court. Roth was charged with keeping I a disorderly houso. The women were charged ( with boing Inmates of tho place. " What Is your evidence?" asked Magistrate Deuel of tho detectives "Tho mon was sitting on the table In the dining room In his shirt sleeves." nnawerod Jackson. 5 ft "Do jou niinn to say that Is all the evidence you havoV" went nn tho Magistrate. " Yos, sir." tlu det'ct.e replied. "Dlschniged,"suld the Magistrate, and then wrote on tho papers' "The only ntldencrt of keeping a disorderly ; placo was that tlio dnfondant was in the dining " room seated in his shirt sleeo." 'ff I Shortly altnrward the snmo detectives ar il rnlgnwl Louisa Mnrgullles on tho oharge of it ' keoping a disorderly houso in Stuyvesant ft placo. They ni rested her on a warrant ob it , tained onthetcstlmonyof one Louisa Williams. I ; ' What (nidoncn have jou In this caso?" in- 1 quired tho Maulftrnto "None," ropllt'il .Inekson. "Oureomnlalnant W did not eomo tocouitto-d.iy. Wo don't know II Where she Is " U Tho Magistrate discharged tho woman. Ij , ' IMS TOVXO fVOil AX IXSAXE? P Ilellrviie Authui ltl l.onklng for the M IrleniU .if Mmtplinn L'uilrrhlll. 11 MndellnoUiidorlilll.ll yoars old. who said ' alio lived nt U'.'I West Twenty-second street, fj walked Into llellovuo two dnys ago and said jjj that she was sick, hho was placed In tho nlco- IB hollo ward. Yestorday she wns taken out to bo transferred to tho workhouso on lilackwoll'a m Island. I)r llobertsou uotlcod her sitting In tho recontlon room of the hospital playing 111 with n JnpamiMi doll, which wns fastened ,f around her neck II11 questlonod bur nnd, if after an examination, sent her tn thu Insaito I pavilion, him Is pretty and noil dres-ed. Dr. 3D . R0hertH0uthlnkNth.it shn Iiuk friends some where In tho city who nio probably looking for : . her. Ij ' , A rtrHkrmnii l'ull Jlrtwccn Two Cnn nnd jjj Is Killed. OwsTCounr, N. Y, Jan. i'5. A. I. Case of ( : Howells. who (as breaking In as brakeman on II ? Conductor Walsh's Erlo wost-bound freight 'tn to-day, stood on tho top of near at Grey Court jjj this afternoon and looked down botween the I ! oars as tlio slack was taken up. When the ,1' ehoek eamo ho lost his b.il.inconnd fell between JIB- Jho earn, and wm pair of trucks passod over I Bi him. cutting his body in two As tho wheels ' released him onlookers say that the man en- 1 MBf iloavorod to draw his body off tho rail by clutch- Hf' lng thn KP'Uml TIpi heeond pair of trucks :m stopped on his body, throwing tho car from tho 'HI, tracks t.ise icaes a family. I St' Becretnry Lung to Itenuitn I'resldeiit of n llH.l Jiillil AbiGlliilive Hnclety. jl Boston. Jan U'.'i -At its annual meeting to- ijl day tho MasDjeliusottA Total Abstinence Bo- ! 1 eioty oted to n-talii for Its President tho Hon. ill , John D. Long. Secretary of tho Navy. 'J'ho IB t. committee that was appointed to arrange for I , tho annual banquet of the society wns told that It President Long may be ahlo to attend If a suit- ", I able dato Is chosen. I S s ?Iri. roster's Dlniiioiids Stolen. j! Mount Yrnsos.X. Y., Jan. 25.- Mrs Jeiome jl Foster of 17 Bouth Seventh avenue reported to i ; tho police to-day that In her absence from i)M homo on Tusday niglit thlevos entered her H Iiouhh and stole J'J.OOO worth of diamonds. IS' Mrs. Foster is the wife of Jeromo Foster, of ,3' Foster llros . tobacconists, Third avenue and ( Hiity-tlrst street j 'j Cigars ami Old t'liiinnn fiom Ilnvinm. B In the cargoof the Ward lino steamship City I ' of Washington, In yesterday from Havana, was w n large ccinslsnment of cigars and tobacco, 145 ImW old bronze cannon and jU pieces of modern "tfllery.. gxEiven's r.om anstr cold TOien Hen Chlneblnikl Itegan to I) ring lied Boda AVater to Annie's House. The romance ot Harry Bnelder. a poor young tailor, wns unfolded yesterday In tho Kssox Market Court when Mrs. Mollle Sank of 127 Rlvlnston streot was arraigned on a charge of feloniously assaulting Bam Hohulman of '-'.'17 Henry tr et. Bnelder became engaged labout nix months ago to Annie Hteln, who lives nt 100 Norfolk street. Bhe hod W0 In the bank and Sneldcr was an anient suitor. Accord ing to the promoters ot the proposed match, he was In the $300 class In the grading given to eligible young men on the lower east tide. " All went well until about two weeks ago. when. It Is alleged, Bnelder accused Annie of flirting with Ike Chlnohlnskl. who runs a sods water (land In Heater street. According to her story Bnelder said to her: "You must not speag mlt dat Chlnohlnskl. Yen ho laughs mlt his eyes nt you, you must turn your head amy. Chlnchlnskl Is a loafer." "Chlnchlnskl Is not n loafer." repllod the girl. "Ho vas n regular plznons man." "Yah. such n plrness man I" retorted Snot der. "Belling Ice cold eodn In der vlntor ven dero Is Ico to purn by der streets. Oh, my, vat a uhogel" Tho girl defended Chlnchlnskl nnd finally Sncldor said: "Annie, I lofo you nn morn. I vould not now marrr you. I haf learned all. Mike Blupsky told mo dat Chlnchlnskl bring to your hoife offery day glasses of red sodavater. It Is nil ofer. Now, elf me pack mlno ptesenU." "Hal hat Mister fin elder, you tlnlc you very smart man, hey? I vlll keeb der pie-ends I vlll sue you for breach of der promlo. Dor presendn MM bo dor ellldenee I vlll need no Dlendy vltness." Bneldor left the houso In n rase nnd confided his troubles to his friend, Boliulmnn. Hoveral days afterward Hchulman ualled on the girl und announced that ho was authorized to ne gotlata for n return of the presents or a re newal nf thn engagement. The girl refused to negotiate. Hchulman pnld her a second visit 011 Tuesday night, and is alleged to have declared that he would not loave the houso un til he scoured n watch and chain which Bnel der had given tho ulrl as a Presont. He re mained about two hours until the girl's sis ter, Mrs. Hack, arrlvod. .Shortly afterward Bchulman rushed into the Eldrldge Btreet sta tion with blood running down his face from a out In his head. "Cabdalul Cnbdninl" he shouted.! "I vas murdered by dat Mr. Rack I Her sister held nn vile sho lilt mo by der head mlt dlsolub " Bchulman then laid a club nn the desk In front of the Bergeant. Tho club at one tlmu had been a spokerin n trucklwheel. A police man was sent to tho house and Mrs. Sack was nriestcd. In the polloe court Rehulman declared that his head had been laid on a table and Hint Mrs Hack beat It with the club. Mrs. Hack and the Bteln clrl denied hittlnu Bchulman, They said thov did nothing but tluow him down the stairs when he refused to leave. "You had a right to," sa'd Magistrate Blmms, "I dlhcharco the prisoner." "Ven Mister Hkelder vants to marry anodor girl he vlll go and do der plzncss hlmBolf." moaned Hchulman as he left the court. rvsiox ix n vlatk uar trade. A Couiblnntlon uf the Lending Sinkers Raid to Iluva Keen Kneeled. The Mm Age to-day says: "A perfeot crazo t developing for consoli dation, aidod largely by the oasernoss of bank ers to promote sucli undertakings. They seom to bo outbidding one another, nnd on courago the disposition to putCfancy valuations on moribund properties. Activo work is go ing on In the cast-Iron pipe industry. Iu the soll-plpelbranch there has been a'movemont for somo time, but it has beeu progressing bo slowly that somo of the concerns aro growing impatlout. A good deal of work has boen done under the leadership of Olfford Ladd toward a fusion of the bridge plants of the country Tlio car builders have had their meetings and the'shoet mills have, been In con ference over a plan tn consolidate "Tho most Interesting developments during the week.howev er, hav 0 teen in couuectionlwlth the tin plate Industry The same parties who carried through tho consolidation In.this indus try are reported to have perfected now a fu sion ot the leading makers In tho cential Wot ofitln plato bnrs.ltlvo great plants being nninoJ, located at Youngstovvn. New Castle. Columbus and Wheeling. It Is retorted that nrrauge ment have been made with one grent works In Pittsburg and another In the Wheeling dis ti'iCt.toUeoure exclusive control ot this branch of raw material. In other words, outsldo mills are to find It difficult to obtain the needed tiu plate bars. "Another Important step In the samo direc tion Is :the completion of arrangements with foundries and maohlne shops who make a spe cialty ot tin plate machinery to control their capaoity for a considerable period. The effort evidently is to keep out a rush of outsldo capi tal Into the business "From all quarters come buoyant! reiorta concerning tho olumo of business anil the strength of the markets In pig Iron the do manrf Is active, nnd what iron is offered is readily snapped up without much quarrelling as to prices. There have been somo largo lots sold for export, for delivory during the sec ond half ot the year, the aggregate being con siderably above 50,000 tons?' CT.ERK DOKEMUS IXDTCTEI). He Is Acrnaed of Mlinpproprlallnc Money I'uld to lllm for Fines. The Grand Jury ordered an Indictment for grand larceny in the first degroe yesterday Against Dm Id M Doremus. Chief Clerk of the Centre Btreet Police Court. Tho Indictment was found on the testimony given by tho Com missioners of Accounts, who appeared before tho Grand Jury with a copy of tho report they had submitted to Mayor Van Wek. In which thoy statod that Doremus was $8S0 short in his accounts. The Commissioner teUllled that somo nf tho court records had been de stroyed and that In about 100 cases Doremus had not mado any returns of fines ho had col lectorl and which should have been turned Into tho city treasury. Doremus was permitted to make a statement In tho Grand Jury room, ns the Hoard of City Magistrates had naked tho Gmnd Jury to give him uohnneo to explain. After going over the various Items roferred to In tho report of tho Commissioners ot Accounts tho Grand Jury selected twenty items from the report nnd 011 these the Indlctmont was drawn up. It will be filed to-day In Part Lot tho General Besslons, and Judge Newburgor will then Issue a bench warrant for the arrest of Doremus. AXTnitACITE CO AH SITUATIOX. Better Understanding Iletween the Carriers and Independent Oporators. Negotiations for bringing about nn Improved state ot affairs In the anthraalto coal trade have been directed lately toward encouraging more harmonious relations between thn lead ing Individual oporatora nnd tho carriers of their product. There has boon constant fric tion botwoon theso Interests for years, and finally the Individual operators threatened to build a line nf their own from the anthracite coal llelds to tidewater. There was little pros pect for the success ot such a scheme, nnd it Is understood that It has now been nbandoned nnd that concessions have boon made on both Hides. The details have not been worked out fully yet, or nt least cannot he definitely ascertained, but It Is reported that they inolude bettor fa cilities for the oporators to enable thom to get their output to market, with probably an un derstanding that more coal shall not be mined than the public demand requires. The Weather. The atorm of Tutidiy night travelled very rapidly northeastward, and wm central over Kuva Bcotla yesterday, attended by northwesterly wlndi ot from 0 to. (JO miles an hourall along the New Eng land roaat, and reaching about 1,000 milaa out on the Itorth Atlautlc. Heavy rain fell north of ttils city, the fall at Iloaton being 1.80 Incites. The ralu turned into mow yeaterday in all the illitrlcts Im mediately around the lakai and In northern New VirkundXovt Kusclaud. In all other sections fair weather prevailed, In the Nortlift another itorm was developing, cutting oS the Intouio cold which had let In behind the previous atorm, and lowering the temperature In all the central States from 10 to SO degrees, In tbls city the day was fair aud allghtly colder) average humidity, per cent! wind northwest, average velocity HI miles an hour: barometer, cor lectfd to read to tea level, at 8 A. M. 20.70, a P. M. 2V 77. total rainfall during night 1.18 Inches. The temperature as recorded by the official ther mometer aud also by Tub Hun's tbormnnioter at the street level Is ihowu In tho annexed table. -OJJinol.-. Aun'i. Olhcial.-, .Sun'!. IH'jy. lilS. i!, JSUJ, JSSW. iJfJ. 0A.M.'li .1(1" 84" IIP. M.18 2H" 1U ism 116' .1." :iv ui. Mat' aa a.i a f. Mas' JJ' ui ia siw. ao 7 b: WaSBIXOTOlt SOBEOlaT FOB TUDKSDIT. For Ntm Unglumi anil taitern Xtu York, air; fruK wetUrti winds, lconng touthtrly. I'orthn District of Columbia, eaatera Pennsylva nia, New Jersey, Palaware, Maryland, and Virginia, fair, followed by Increasing cloudiness, fresh south erly winds. For western New fork, wsitsrn rennsylvsnls, and Ohio, rain; briik to high icothweiterly winds. " ' ' ' i MISS WENDEI'S CONDITION. IX Clt EASE IX J-OTtTVXE SAin TO BE CAUSE OF MEXTAt. TllQUBT.K. She ltemnlned In Ilellertin Yesterday nnd llor Attorney Snya She Mny lie Sent to n Jtetront Annoyed Other Oiirata nt tlio l'nrk Avrnuo Hotel 1111 Tuesday Might. Miss (leorglnnn Wendel of White Plains, who wan takon from tho Park Avenuo Hotel 011 Tuesday night to tho Insanowaul of llellovuo Hospital, was not romoved from the hospital yesterday. John H. Parsons, hor attorney, told a Bp.m roportar yesterdny nfloruoon that his client would bo romoved aa soon as her rela tives nnd her physician had determined whero it was best to send her. Ho Intimated that sho might bo put In n rottent for a whllo, Mr. Parsons paid that Miss Wendel has boon travelling in tlio Wost for some time and that sho has boen In III health. Mr. Parsons said ho had no doubt that her mind was somewhat dlsordoiod owing to hor phys ical condition, ltd said that Miss Wendel and other members of tho family had ceeu little ot ono anothor for j ears, nnd neither lior brother nor other rolntlves know that sho had been taken to llellovuo until they eaw It In the papars. When MIbb Wendel left tho Park Avenue Hotel on Monday morning alter paying hor blll.shodldnot give up tho key to bur room. Concluding to roturn to tho hotel lato on Mon day nftcrnoon, sho went directly to tlio 100m to which sho had boon assigned on Saturday. During the night sho annoyed tho occupants of an ndjotntni; room by frequently rapping on tho door connecting the two looms. Eurly on Tuesday morning she appeared In the ball with her fnco and head dono up in u flax seed poultlco nnd Inquired of every ono sho met what porsons were making so much noiso In tho hull for Later In tho day, sho complained to 0110 of tlio maids that bo ninny brass bands In tho hall dlsturbod her. 6ho was llnally reported to Manugor Itoed. who went up to seo her. Upon his Inquiry as to what wns tho mnttor alio said that sho was in drop trouble. "WoII.MIss Wendel." $ald Mr. Hoed, "why don't you consult somo of your friends or your lawyer? They can help you, nud I'll bo clad to bend for any ono you mention. Only I shall havotohavo your room this afternoon, as It's engaged." "I'm glad you mentioned that name Wen del," said Miss Wendel. " That's Just tho nnmo l'vo been trying to think of and couldn't. How did sou happen to mention that nnmo? Now I'll go down and telegraph Mr. Parsons. I want him. John 11. Parsons " Bhe weut down to tho hotol telegraph office nnd mndo several Ineffectual attempts to send u despatch. She picked up n pencil, to which thore was n very good point, tried to write with It and thn said tothu telegraph operator: "This pencil won't write: none of thom will. Get somo now pencils or I'll roport you." Bevernl womon were waiting to send de spatches and worn watching Mies Wendel. Tho hitter noticed this, and turning to tho nearest ono said : "If you don't stop staring at me, you brazen thing, I'll scratch yourfnoe." Kho was llnallv induced to return to her room, nnd thou Mr. Heed told her sho'd havo tolenvetho hotel She said she wouldn't, and Mr. Heed told her that if sho didn't ho'd havo to end torn policeman to take her away "Doit."sald Mlbs Wendel; "that's just what I want. I want to boarrostod " A imllceinnn wa sent for nnd Miss Wondel looked htm over. Then sho said: "Sli.tho numbers 011 your badco and your hat do not correspond. You're no policeman ut all. ou will tileaso lemove youiself " Thu woman -a Dually induced to leave the hotel with tho pollcomnn and the hotel detec tive and get Into a cab. Hhe told thudrlrnrto take her to Mr. Pnrsons'shoiHo.IlO Lust Thirty sixth street. Tlio cabman asked Mr. Reed if he should follow tho woman s directions and the hotel manager told the cabby to tako her uuyvvhrro sho told him. When Mr. Parsons couldn't tnko care of hor sho was tnken to Dollovue. On her arrival there she said: " Humph! I know this plaoo. I was hero eight years ago. I know it llko a book " It was sahl yeslerd.iy by a man who has 1 known Miss Wendel for somo time that to her nliendy large fortune n Intptusum was recently lidded, and that oierMnoo hor wealth was in creased sho has been acting queorly. "Ireallv think." said tills man, "that her additional riches havo made her irsano." JtESIOTAr. Or THE SOLDTEtt DEAD. onii-lnl Objection from Now Oilrnim Against Jlrlnging Itoillea from Cubit. New Orleans. I.a . Jan. 25. Dr. Quitman Kohnko. President of the Now Orleans Hoard of Health, has protcstod to tho Secretary of Wur ngainst tho plan of the War Departmont to bring homo tho bodies of nil tlioo!diern who died of fovors nnd othor onuses at and around Santiago, tho plan contemplating tlio transforof the remains from Santiago to New Y'ork, whenco the caskots nrn to bo sent to tlio homes of tho men. Dr. Kohnko Insists that this transfer ought not to bo made during the Hpririg. Ho says that if mndo at rill It should bo during tho winter, nnd notes that tho ox perlenco of the liulslnim Hoard nf Health is ngainst tho transfer of tho bodies of pen-on 4 dead of Infectious disenans in lei than two years. Ho assorts that the yellow fever .if Inst jearwas introduced Into tho South thiough Northern ports nnd that becauso New ork is not afraid of tho disease i no reason why it should subject tho Soutli to dangor from It. BOOKS rOR THE SICK AT 3TAMI.A. Medico! Inspntnr of tlio .Solace Appeals to the IluslneKs Men's Asanclatliin. A. Wakoman. Secretary of tho Huslnoss Men's Association, has received tho following Iottor from K. C. Porsons, Medical Inspector, attached to tho hospital ship Solace, now In tho navy yard : 'MvDBAnSiis: I nm going to .Manila under orders to establish a hospital at the naval stntion there 1 havo hoard nf the great work jou havo been doing In sending books to tho jvoll men of tho navy I nm nsklng now for books for tho convalescing sick. An thn hos pital will bo permanent bound books vv lli lie most desirable, and novols. books of tiav el nnd ndventuro will bo mostly road. Tlio U. B. H. (.ituiiiuiu ivjij .mi iiiuiuy itinu. x no u. rs, r. Holace Is expected to leave tho navy yard In llrooklyn for Manila not later than thn til Rt Inst. I will bo obliged to you for all that you can send. Cough Mnllrinn Cnnio iir Killing Teur lmrli. John Feurhaeh of 1111 Vesny street, Newark, woke up yesterday morning only becauso of the persistence of Dra. Frank Devlin and Kd ward I'helan. Thoy wero both called at the eamo tlmo on Tuesday night, as wero othor physicians, by members of l'ourbach's family, who wero gn ntly nlnrmod bneauso ho said ho felt "funny "nnd could not loep awake. Tho doctors worked over him fornlongwlillo hforn ho was aroused Hiilllcloutly to tell them that, ho had a cold and had taken somocough medicine. Alter some questioning they learned that ho bought a bottle of eolith nicdlclno containing night ounces of which lin was to tnkeiitoa Kpoonfulatudoso. Ho drank it all at onco. It contained puregorio in considerable quantity. "Itnron and Ilnrunesi " Debnrru Arrested Again. ruNBACOi.A. Flu, Jan. 25. "Baron nnd Hnronoss" Dehana, who woio nrrastml re cently nt St. Augustine on a chnrgo of using tho United Slntos malls frr.MduIeutly at Chi cago, havo been placed u.? 'jr arrest horo on tho charge of attempting to evade their bonds. The arrest wag made by Deputy United States Marshal Helllngor nt thn instance of Cant, 'robin, a Plnkcrton notectivo from New York. Tlio liaronessanlved hero ahead of her hus band and registered under an assumed naino. Tlio arrest was mado on tho nnlvnl ot the lUrou on tho noxt train. lirnoklyn German Hospital Itiililii-il. Gustnv Vartell ot tJ2l Rtanhope streot and Nicholas Sachs of 131 St. Nicholas avenuo wero nrrostnd yesterday by dotcctlvos of tho Contral Ofllco In llrooklyn. ehnrgod with having stolen ftiOU worth of riench tiling from thu new Gor man Hospital In St Nicholas nvcmio, and worn belit for examination liv Mngistratn Hreuiior HaeliH was einployml as the watchman In the hospital building Ho admits that ho pur loined thn tiling, nnd says ho sold it to Hnrtell. Bomeof It was found in a newdoubhi-llat houso which the lattor is erecting near thu huspltul, lliulnen Women to JCnteituIn airs. McKlnley Boston, Jan. 25. Arrangomonts aro boing made by tho officers and mombors ot the Bos ton Business Women's Leaguo to hold n recep tion in honor nf Mrs. MoKlnley, who is to ac company Picsldout McKiiiluy on his trip to this city, Jlunrd us at Homo Is difficult to find lit a large city. Such places tbonth are to be found advertised In Tk Uo under "Delect Hoard." JUv. BATS HltB. XAJITIX HAD XO CIHLD. Mrs. SteOreery Forced to Sign n False State ment at tho Point ot n l'litol. The final examination ot Fiorina La Ro ohelle Martin on tho oharge of disorderly con duot brought by Broker James 8elden MoCobb waa hold before Magistrate Brann In the Cen tre Btreet Police Court yosterdar, Lawyer Bartow H. Week called Mary McCreory as a witness for the prosecution. "Did Mrs. Martin on March 17, 1808. or at any othor time while she was at your house, give birth to a child?" he ask oil. "Bhe did rot." said Mrs. McSreety. "What did you receive for your part In this transaction to defraud MoCobb?" asked tho lawyor. "When she camo to llvo with me sho told me tho Btory of losing hor place and I did It all out of nympathy," was the reply. Mrs. Martin had said while on tho witness stand that both babies, whloh she had shown to MoCobb. were boys. Mrs. McOrecry statod POBllIvoly that tho first ono, almwn to him n. woolc aftor the nllegod birth of Mrs. Martin's baby, wa a glil. Mt. McCreory then told of tho long aenrch which sho had mado with Mrs. Martin to find a baby ot a suitable ago to palm off ns MoCobb's. Bhe said that Mrs, Martin had told ber several times that alio was sorry sho had not charged ono of two other mom be is pt tho University Club, whom she men tioned, with bolnir the fatner of her child, as Mio thought rho could have cot more money from thcra. "If Mrs. Martin had no child while she was at your houso. why did you wrlto this state ment?" asked Lawyer Btolnlmrdt, showing a paper. Mrs. McCreory admitted sho had writ ten the statameut, which read: "On Mnrch 17. 1808. Mrs. Martin gave birth to a child In my houso. "Maiit J. McCnKERT. "TimnRDAr.Nov. 17, 1K08." , I wrote that paper Iu a room In the St. Cloud Hotel," nnld Mrs. McCreory. "I was sent for to attend a womnu of the namo of Mono and taken to n room whero I found Mrs. Martin. Ah soon as I wan tnsido til" room she struck mo Iu tlio face, olaupod a revolvor to my head and forced 1110 to wrlto that papor. At Mr. .MoCobb's request I aftorward mado an affidavit that no child had been born." This closed the caso for both sides. Magis trate Hi ami reserved his decision until Mon day, Jan. HO. paroling Mis. Martin on a prom lso of good botiavlor. Six Men Hold U a Chlcngo Lodging House. CrtiCAOo, Jan. 25. Almost undor tho shadow of tho Harrison street pollco station six mon entered tho Hudson lodging house on Clark streot last night and hold up more than n hundred men loitering about tho largo ofllco room. Tho robbers succeedod In making their escape after beating ono of tho olerksoftho establishment seilously. Tho hold-up oc curred when Clark Btreet woa thronged with pedostrlonsand policemen wero patrolling In front of the building. Tho object ot tho thieves was to got tho contents of the casli drawer. The night clerk fought off his a"3utlants. but was terribly hcateu. Building Trndes' StriUo Extended. Tho gonoral strike ordered by tho Building Trades' Council on Tuesday on the new Nassau Chambers, Nassau and Ann streets, which Is to be known hereafter as the Morton building, was oxtendod yesterday to sovoral othor build ings Theso buildings lncludo n now school building In P.ighty-nlnth street, nenr l'lrst uvonue: another ecliool building Iu Sovontv nlntli street, near Madison avenue, nnd tho New York Hospital annex, where a strike which was ordered uweok ugo woa extended to all tho trndes in the building. About 41)0 men In nil aro Involved In tho strikos. which are ugalnst tho uso of nou-uulon cut brownstono. Dr. Fisk May Sneered Dr. UIIlls In Chicago. Toledo. 0.. Jan. 23. It is said that tho llov Dr. D. M. risk, for several years pastor of hAVIrc". rVnryri-nH(Vn.-vl rimrnli nf thlanltv me first Loncrecauouai niurcu 01 una city, will succeed Dr. Hllllsof tlio Central Church. Chicago. Dr. Fisk went from hoie to take eluirgo of the Compton Halls Church, St. Louis. Mo., and was In charge at Jaakson. Mlcli., be fore coming hero. He Is a Harvard graduato. Three New County Detectives In llrooklyn. District Attorney Steele of Brooklyn has filled the three vacancies In his staff of county detectlvos by thenppolntmonf of John S.Cohen nt thn Klevcnth vv.iid. Mlohael Wheeler of tlio Twelfth ward, nnd Cornelius Selbort of the Thirtieth ward, each of whom was Indorsed by the ltepubliean organization. Lest Enstor Givers mny for get that Easter Sunday is not so far away. Serge cassocks, sires 31 to 44,110; less 10 psr cent., IU, ltii!iell rerd rMic, US and 118; leas 10 per rent . i:i 60 nnd II1I.20. Drap d'Kto cnmocki, 112 and 30; less 10 per cent., llo.tioatulllH, Herge enamels for boys of 8tol8,IO less 10 per cent., r,.4u. I.lnrii r-ottai, 11.50 and 15; less 10 percent., 11.85 and 11.80. Burpllres, tl.ll.RO, I1.7S, ts.and 18.60; less 10 per cent., DUO ,S1 8S. 11.58, 13.70 aud I3.11. Rooms, Feet & Co. lennardand llrondway. Prince aud Iti-oadwav. Thlrty-aeiond and llroadway. STRIKERS' CASES EXAOQERATED. Btnte Mediation llomil Kxnmlnes Conditions In Tapestry Mills. Tho Commlssloncis of the State Board of Aibltrntion find Mediation, which Investigated tho strike of tho Inpestry weavers In the E. 8. Hlgglns Company's cm pet mills on Tuesday, eallod at tho offices of the firm yestorday and Inspected tho mills. The Commissioners thou wont to Y'otikers nnd Inspocted tho Smith Carpet Works for the purpose) of making a comparison between tho conditions thsro and in tlio Hlgglns Company's mills. Thor will un tiounco their decision regniding tho strlko within ten days. Henry 0. Johnson, Chairman of tho board, was seen last niglit nud snlil there was every reason to bellovo that tho tioublo would bo amicably bcltlnd. "Wo found tho conditions in the mills horo lather better than thoso of tho mills In Yonkers." he said. "Wo also found thnt tho Ktrlkers hero had exaggerated their grievances, though they had some cause ot complaint. We will have to go through the evidence vory care fully so as to givo fair play to both sides boforo we eomo to a decision. Tour More Hilhrry Chnrges Against Hart. William J. B. Hart, who keeps a saloon at 101st street nnd tho Boulevard, was arraigned at tho Centre Streot Tollco Court yesterday on a charge of bribery. Hart Is now under bonds on six complaints entered at tho Y'orkvlllo Po llco Court about threo weeks ago. Slncothat time four additional complaints havo been re ceived. It is allegod that Hnrtobtalnod money from different persons, innglng in nmount fiom $100to$Hr.(. by representing himself to be n close friend of former Polico Commission er oorliees nnd offering to obtain nppolnt monts on tlio police force through political In fluence He was arrested on a charge of drunk enness on Tuesday evening and arralgnod at the Jefferson Market Pollen Court yesterday, whom he was rearrested by Detective Arm strong of tho Central Office Ho was held In J1.0U0 for further exam Ination. Cnlled tn the Church of the Intrrrrislnn. Tho Protestant Episcopal Church of tho In tercession, at 158th street nnd tho Boulevard, whoso rector, tho llov. Honry Dixon Jones, re signed last summer after differences with the congregation, has called tho Bov.L. H. Schwab, for a number of years rector of St. Mary's t hiiroh, Lavvroneo street, near Amstordam ayonuo. llo has uivopted. and will outer upon his new .dutie-t next Sunday St Mary's Churoh has railed to its reetoiatn tlio llov. Hiram It. JIuso.w 10 fur two yearn was vle.-u-of the pro eatliedrnl In Stanton streot. nnd ho begins thorp on tlio llrst Sunday in 1'ebruary. Ho re tired from tho pro-e.ithodral in Decembor. Stt a!ej; ami (Exhibitions. j JM .Sales; and exhibitions. J2g&r Madison Square South, New York. Free View Day and Evening, THE THE Charles H. Rogers B. MATSUKI COLLECTION. COLLECTION. Valuable Antique Marbles, A . . Heroic Busts and Bas-lleliefs, Antique & Modem Modern Sculptures ia Marble "Rfaiiiffi1 and Bronze. Extraordinary -DCdUUIUl Mosaics Matchless Bloodstone Oriental FabrJCS. Vase, Interesting Objects in " Jasper, Jade, Oriental Porphyry, Wall Hangings from Buddhist Khodonite and Lapis Lazuli, Temples, Elegant Embroidered Grand Vases, Fine Art Books, Bed Spreads, Superb Court Library Furniture, etc. Absolute Sale Hy onlor of Heirs AT TIIK American Art Galleries, On Saturday Afternoon, .IANUABIY US, nt o'clock. THOMAS E. KIRBY, Auctioneer. JAMES P. SILO, Auctioneer, Fifth Avenuo Art Qui lories, 800 Fifth Avonue, Iletween 34th and SStb Streets. Takes ploaviro In nnnounclnfr tlio salo of tho Famous Collection of Marblo Stntimry, Russian Jaspers, Egyptian Porphyries, Jap anese Bronzes nnd Cloisonnes, Plaques, Vert Antiques, Furnlturo and Objots U'Art, formed by fir. Henry Probasco, OAKWOOD. CLIFTON. CINCINNATI. OHIO. On Exhibition from 0 A. M. till 10 P. M. SALE DAYS To-day (Thursday) and Friday, Jan, 26th and 27th, each day at 3 o'clock, MR. SAMUEIi r. AVERY, JR., 1111 assist in the management ot the sals, Kobes, Beautiful Kimonos, Silk Fabrics Suitable for Curtains, Drapories, Billiard Tables, Hand some Screens, etc. "The Btuffi nro enoucli to nrouso one to cront onthusUora, for it Is not roraombored vrlicn so artistic a collection hns been offered for Inspection." Commercial Adverti$er. Absolute Sale Monday and Tues day Afternoons next, Jan. 30 and 31, at 2:30 o'Clock. THE AMERICAN ART ASSOCIATION, Managers. Art ale. A Valuable Collection OF ELEGANT FAIMTIMGS NOW ON IltEK i:iiiiiition nt tho Schenck Art Gallery, 55 Cedar St., kftvictn William ami Nassau Sis., THE COLLECTION OF Air. Alexander Von Keller (dec), with additions. To ho wild at auction To-day (Thursday) and Friday, at 3:15 o'clock each diy. t ' jc -i a j jm i iti I, I'sWsalfsWryijA'jij tlti .HI.MPSW.W II SJ.I S SS, Ssp I -. in . . . . . - - - 2tt nltS itnit tfjcftlbltivK. rt nttn unit Exhibitions. "Last Two Days." American Art Oallerios Miulisou Squmo Soutli, 2n7cv York. Free View Day and Evening, The Choice Collection of Modern Paintings Belonging to MR. WALTER RICHMOND, PROVIDENCE, R. I. SALE AT CHICKERING HALL, ToMorrow (Friday) Evening at 8:15. Included are FORTUNY'S COROT'S Arab Fantasia." "The Dawn of Day." (IIAKY J. MORGAN COLliKCTIOVA (ALBKRT 8PKNCER COMjKCTIOX.) '.' '" ... . ., ,. , ., .... "Corofu lionutlfiilly palntoil nnrl ri"KiH "The most atrlklnar plctnro In tho oollootlon torie(1 .Bnwll ot 1)nyt fron t,l0 MorKall pol. Is Fortuny'a 'Arab Fantasia.' Jo. 08. whloh Bcton. whoro It was catnlocuc-.l Nymph. would havo boon nnotablo feature ot the VII- liathlnc.' Is ono ot tho loveliest of tho pro,l,i,.t, Ham II. Stewart collection, oxhlbltod ami sold of that pronno pantor's brush that linvo com, lastyenr.lt It had happened to bo araoni: tho upon tho markot 1k a i0B tlino."-f.'i('umi line Fortunys there shown." Tha Sun. jos fllLLET'S "A Bayu ot the Seine," ..The Sower." A Path Over the Hill." "Tho third Is a flno Uttlo Innil'cape, ' r.ifri "Tho sllcht sketch by Millet. So. 00, the Ovor tlio Hill.' Ko. 40. This picture fnrmerlji ' Bowor.' mentioned abore. Is more interestlnc boloncodto Jeromo Ottoz, the old color merl than cither the moro Unlshcd pioturo of a chnntof Tarls. who took prldo In oxlilliltlnc i younpr woman churnlnc or tho early landscape tho customers In his bIiop In the Hue Plcnllol Btudy. because it preflcuros tho completed nnd nnd It was. indeed, ono of tho Boms of his sm.ilj now famous ' Sower' In tho Vandorbilt coltco- but choice eolloetlon."-raB.'uH. tlon. and Is brimming over with tho peculiar "Two of Mr. Itlchmond's threo Corot nr sweetnoss and simplicity of tho artist's most remnikably line, and tho third Is only a llti)4 characteristic mood." JVitiimf. less stronc bolnc somowhat dryer. porhnp4 than tho othors, but a irood ploco of Corot'i "The Chlirner." brushlnc just tho samo." TVtbititf. "Of the three Millets. 'AChurncr' Is alto- TROYON'S Bother tlio most satisfactoiy. One mlssos tho . Cnittr. on D i. cat which adds tho last touch of domesticity to waiiie en KOUIC. tho larcor mid moro famous churner by the "Troyon Is a consummate master In b th Kn.nn .irllat. hilt thArn in milflh nf thn onin. lit. n.tlln.nlinnj tun l.inn rtf .(... v .r buhiu aniai. uui moiu in muuii u 1110 H.iiue ins eauio-pioccH, tno larsor ot the two, No K senso of tho ditnlty of labor and slmplo 'Cnttlo en lloute.' bointr unllnlshod. but o,n charm of ropoio In this smallor canvas." son mnnol of vlcorous draughtsmanslilp.'S (ening itisf. TYioimc ROUSSEAU'S "An 0x of Norma"dy-" .. , , . "Thaio nro threo Troyons. ono n superb ' The Plains Ol fleudon. study of ncioamyXonnnndyosctlnnlltllni landscape." J.'renina J)it. "An extraordinary littlo picture. 'Tho Plains of Meudon.' No. 03. extraordinary becauso It is " The Close of Day. alraostliko a topographical map, bo carefully D AI I RIHIMV I drawn are tho Holds, roads, clumps of trees. unuuiun I O J nuuvoai uuu iioubc nincii i;vuiuau itiu miumg -' a V1III1&.. distance, and yot tho cenoral offoct is one ot harmony and breadth." TVie Sim. "Daubleny's Btronc, yet tondor, 'Twlllcht," No. 61. Is a broad. satlHfyini; eomposltlon, ,' "Sunset After Storm." with all of this painter's feelinc for th.t Imam ties of sky and moadow. Tho DaublKiiy is on "Rousseau is llkewlso roprosontod threo of Mr. Itlchmond's best i)ietures."-.l,n! uui times, but most handsomely by his 'Sunset JCfpresn. After Storm.' which contains a clouded sky of uncommon beauty, which Is set off by some FROiYlENTJN'S dark trees and a darker foreground." AYi-niii? -, 1'oit. "Gypsies Breaking Camp," niA7' "riounted Spahi." "A eana4 painted with uniisunl froeilom ol "Autumn, Forest of Fontaine- color and liandllnc Is by rromentln. who li.i bleau " ll,re nlso n 8lnR' borsenmn In llclit iMistumi, seated with nbsolulo ease on n learinc huirei "Diaz, with four canvases, one with (lowers "."-J-:,:emng J'ort. nnd two with figures, Is best Been In the flno CCil IPRPT' Autumn In the Forest of Fontninobleau,' No. vvsjis UL, 1 O 53. wheroln tho color of the foliage vibratos "Near Ornans," with yellow, rod, and hrown. and a patch of ,, Vonri! In Winter " bluo sky ot charming quality forms an effective S " w,nIer- note." The Sun. "So painter in tho Itlchmond collect i m j nnnnrir. bettor represented than Oourbot, wlin-u ti UUrKb S landscnpcs. 'Woods in winter,' No L' .. nt.d ' Near Ornans.' No. .'18. show in tlio cnmplet ,t "fcarly Morning, fashion tho frank, naturalistic moth. Ms ,fi,u .1 " Gathering Storm." hardy painter, lloth aro virilo nnd une-im yt promising, and both are flno in coioi i'.t m "Of the Undscapos by Dupr4, the delight- '-"" 1 fully animated and suprrbly colored 'Gather- C AV' I lng Storm' Is by far the bettor, "-'fribune. WL,nl J I "Saardam." I " "Wo must mention nlso tho Dutch mirlni Jl "5heep Grazing." by Clny- lt ,s nno of ,,, 'ro'iiest in ' & evor seon In Now York bearing his nam - "It Is loss porfunctory than many of Jaciuo's Trilnme. works, and on tho whole Is one of his verymost Rril Tl TPTDC A I lC I satisfactory performances." iteming )st. livHJUUtJKtAU o 5CHREYER'S "Arcadia." 1 "Ily noucuoronu thnro Is a doeorathe pinn! " Arab Scout." containing all his flno drawing without ihl I poIIhIioiI llfclessness of his present s'yle. '- I "Anothor single horso-palntlnc Is by Keening J'ost. B fichreyer. painted eldently before he fell Into rnru7ni the unwholeBomo nnd muddy oolor of his later QKbU&E 5 I works. Tho horso is as graceful as ever a ,iHj nf Vn.ino. nui 1 horse wap, whllo his mastor sits on a lofty " ead Ol a Young Oirl. knoll arrayed in picturesque costume. The 'Tor thoso who ndinlio Onw.o tlnie U color scheme is light and sunny, without boing chaructoilstlo head better than tho nv.i.isn glaring, and tho ease with which It Is all quality of thoso which appear from tn.i t painted Is dellghtful."-ienmi7 1'ott. time in passing sales."-.'!!',!? 7'osf. "Like most of Mr. Eichmond'a pictures, it shows that this I collector has used a fine discrimination in ranking his pur- I chases. The tremendous demand in this country for illustrn- 1 tiona of the Barbison school has brought constantly to tlio 1 auction-room productions of doubtful and middling valuo. Mr. 1 Richmond's pictures of this school aro not only of indubitublo E authenticity, but they aro generally unconventional and of I striking significance." The Tribune. I "Tho collection sooms to have boon mado by a discrimi- I nating amateur, and the pioturos, while in somo cases com- M parativoly minor works, aro in othors fully roproaontativo, but I all in one way or anothor exhibit characteristic phases of tho I temperaments of tho artists who painted thom." The Sun. " Tho vory harmonious impression received on onterins the large gallery of the American Art Association, whero tho llich- mond collection now hangs, is not dispollod by a closor inspoc I tion. To bo suro there uro not many cnuvasea of which it 5 might bo said 'this is one of tho paiutor's mnsterpioccs,' but, 1 on tho othor hand, tho numbor of canvasos capable of giving genuine ploasure to the beholdor is, proportionately spoaking! I unusually largo, while tho numbor of which it might bo said I that tho collection would be bettor without them is very J Bmall." Evening Post. I THOMAS E. KIRBY, AMERICAN ART ASSOCIATION ' Auctioneer. Managers. I