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jll - THE SUN, THURSDAY, MARCH 2, JLSUU. - ------ II J AttMY COURT OF INQUIRY. it " ' x il lb shuron i.r.trs bjatvh discussed tx K . BXHLVTIIE SEIflOX, jj K It Wn Decided That tin Cotitit Not Qiins- f Hon M'ltiictlea rneee Up llnd Antlinrlty Jj f to Hnirraont Ueti.MlIeii ltciirraentntlvra l 'K nf the I'm king House Drsrrlbe Hie "Br l'rorees of Killing nnd ('nnning Beof. Jjlff tVAMttstiToX, Maroh 1. The Army Court of 'R Inanity hoUl,nn Interesting executive session B t to-ilar find discussed tho status bo tore tho jj. court nt JIalor Joo I.co of the Ninth Infnn- If. try. Major Loe has appeared before tlio court Ip eo'voml times since It session began, and F morn than once brotiKlit papers, rfports nnd I documents from army headnuartors. In this t way ho appeared to be Identified with Clcn. f Mllfs's office, and htn seoral enlisted men I of hi regiment wero raited to Iff tiff pormls- jj Y !on wns granted him to anhmltijitestlons for ' 5 their cross-examination. The system if his " f suggesting the question to Col. Davis was I finally Ignored, nnd Major Lee questioned the j Witness directly. To this the court itemed to . hate no onjestion, hut to-day tho question of I the Proiirlety of hit oross-exnralning other te ? Witnesses presented Itself, and (Vl. Davis, tlin I t Ilceorder. nnnounocd'that the court would hold I I bu xecutlxe session. j Tho courtroom nan cleared whllo the mem ! i tern of tho court discussed Major le'e stand- f Intf, It was not unlto clear to the court whom St I he represented. It was ngteedthat ha was i! s not In his own behalf, as he Is In no senso an J! I aroused person. Il could not be that he ron- i K reaontcd tho NluthJInfntitry. because that regl- gi f uiei't was In no way accused. Attention wan I called by a member of tho court to the fact I that Oen. Miles' conduct Isionlly beln In- i quired Into and that It appeared that Major ? lee was there In lila behalf. i MajorI.ee would throw little light on tho 3 i question himself, nml tils statement of IiIh ' I reasons for appearing wa that he was fatnll- , I lar with tho reiKirt on Mo In the office ol Oon. ; Mile nnd thnughthe might boot ns&lstitnco to hi 5 Col, Davis In the examination of witnesses, IS The court was Informed thut thoro was no law I that would rermlt Major I.eo to appear as Col. Davis's assistant, and It was decided that ho could not bo permitted to further question t wltncsBOs unless he wns prcoitt with full nu- I thorlty from Oon. Miles, the accused officer, t It was accordingly decided to address n com- i munlcatlon to Gen. Mllos. asking hltu If Mu- l jor I.oo's presence before the court was biOut- thotlty from tho JIaior-Gcner.il commanding. ' Oen. Mites has continuously rofusod slnco f tho appointment of tho court of Inquiry, to no- Inowledgo that tho court was ordered to In- I vostlgute his conduct. Ho has declined to hare counol represent him. because ho did y not consider Hint lie was In any way asoiisoil , That tho court takes a different iewofthe I matter Is evident from the statements of Its F ineml-ors. tho Hecnrdor himself havlnis do- h clnrcd that Oon. Mlles's conduct was belntt ln- (tulreil Into. 1'urthcr proof of tills Isfoupd In L the ofllelal coplos of the tettlmony of the f court that aro marked "Unltod RtntCH In re Nelson A. Miles." Major Loo was called be- I fore tho court durlns Its deliberation to-day, and at tho conclusion of the consultation ho hurriedly left tho bulldine where the sessions I are hold nnd went to the Wnr Department. He i returned durint; the afternoon nnd whllo he I did not Bubmit any questions ho mado notes of t the testimony of tho representatives of tho packing housos. Lleut.-Col, Galtmther, Subsistenco Dcpart- I piont, testified that ho accompanied Oen. Hlinf- (er's expedition to Cuba as commissary of tho 'L cavalry division, but on arrival on tho Island g was mado depot commissary at Rlboney. Gen. J ' fHiaftcr's orders wero that no formal requiul- jjlp tloiiH were to bo required In the Issulnc of ra- gl ? tlons to tho troops. Tho available transoorta- jjf - ' tlon nnd tho quantity of stores on hand do- imi tormlned the quantity of rations sent to tho il front from 8ibonoy. In uencrol a full ration of ;Sj ' meat, coffoe. AURar and hard broad was sont to 'I the front each day. 'Ill As to tho moat component of the ration, tho III witness said that at first canned roast boot nnd Kf ImtOD wero sent to tho front In equal propor- ' Hf t IntiB, but reports from the front Indicated that -i l the men did not llko tho cannod roast beef, nnd 7M & an effort was mudo to supply moro bacon. , 1 I After July 1. when ho opened n depot nt Gen. I Shatter's headquarters, ho believed bacon ox- ;l f illusively was IsMiod. Ho could not rceallllssuliiK -J f any eannod roast beof to the troops from tho I sneoud dopot, but Intor. when a depot was I openod at Ban Juan Hill, tho proportion of ono- i half canned roast beof and one-half bacon wiis I resumed. 5 p. Woro any complaints about the cannod rtmst beef rncolvod thoro? A. Tho mon did not like this canned roast boot. I AfterthnsurrenderCol flnllaBhorestabllshed ! his hendqnnrtors at Bantlnco and began to A itsuo refriKerntod beef. His orders were that r tho boot was to bo unloaded from the vessel k early In the morning and brnucht In a lighter to Santiago, whero It was Issued to the troops. g Few eomplnlntB wero received nbout tho ro- t frlgernted beef. Some boards of survoy eon- t deraned nbout 2.01X; pounds of fresh beof, but ' It wn8 rcplaeod V, , Q. Have you had nnr reason to bellevo or Si inspect that any of tho rorrlgerated beef was ' treated with chemleaw or anything to preserve i It? A. No sir. Q. I)I1 It differ In any respect with h.it ro- ti t celved by you nt Mnntaulc Point. Chlrknmaiign, li. ( or Augusta? A. No sir. ?s i Q.Thoro was nothing nbout It. tho odor or ,M f tho taste, to suggest to your mind that It had 'il beon treatod w'th ehemicnls? A. Nothing. I Ki v f never susiKcted anything like that. Ja Q, Ayhntdldthomenurgoagaliistthnranned i roost beef? A. Thut It was tabteloeo; that ill they did not like It. Jf i Major Outhrle, Thirteenth Infantry, testllled f i to eating canned roast beef In Cuhn It was II not as palatahlo ns some meat he had eaten, J nut there was no particular objection to It Hn jj i wns wruiiided in the attack on Knntlngo, nml H while at tho Bllioney Hospital mivn number of ; wounded eat the canned roast bovf with a great Jj s deal of relish On the transport coining from 1 I Cuba he nlso snw it eaten by sevoml otllcers i) t Who had iiurchasod It It was favorably ie. in , eelvcd and no complaint wnp made agnlnst It. t ) Tho beef liml been mado Into stews nnd soups. jk J Ool, Olllesplo What brand was this boot? (ff A. The Annour brand. ,rl H Q. Were there nny complaints In your com- fir rany nbout It? A. No. sir. fit O. You saw soino of It opened? A. lcs. rl h Q.-Anytnlnt? A.-No. no. I 5 O.-Hnw did you eat It? A.-ltlght from the 1 1 ? can, I nto It cold 'It C'1!" Ocorge II. Hii'ids, Fifth Cnvalrv.tostl- f fled that the men of hlstronpdldnotregardthe lis rnnned roast beef favorably Portions of tho ,'i refrigerated bef had to betlnjwn away be- i I; cause It spoiled on the outsldo and had to be ifls trimmed. Generally speaking, however. Its Viiy condition was fair, Jlj f- llecorder Davis announced the next witness nj t as Arthur Meeker of Chicago, general manager tjj t of Armour. L Co. Mr. Meeker ileseribed tho ills- Vjlj f IwsrI of the slaughtered cnttlo. saying that ill, I about WX).(HK) were Hlaughteredeaeh year, rep. Ulif resenting alMiutS40.(KXi.0tKlior year. Hntlmn jlj! i, (lescrllied the prooess of killing nnd dressing Illy I the rattle, Tho cattle aro driven to thn wale llHi and weighed. At each scale the Government flit has a veterinarian inspector who looks for 111: 5 nny cattle showing signs of disease. Any found Mi diseased arn tagged In the ear nnd slauuhted Jit) i by the Hl.iuuhterhoiise people and rendenl Into Wli fnt The cattle accepted are driven to thn f II ; Armour slaughterhouse nnd killed by u hlowoii IMi thoh'-nil. Thocarcaos Is then bled from the filf f throat and strung up, It Is shlfteil l;ttj;: along over totlm slnughter bods, where it Is Jill; lowered nnd dressed nnd tho enreass examined W ' by n Government Inspector tor nny signs of $li !' illcensp, nuch ns tuharoulosls. Any pronounced J!) l linhealthynrn rendered Into grease and fMitll- vul f irer The hnlthy cattle nro washed in hot 111 s water, and after dressing nro sent to a refrig- II; erator, TIibv next go Into nnother cold room. U , wlthatomiieralureof about M7'. nnd are kept At thereabout forty-eight hours before shipment. nU, J'hey go Into this 100m In linlvos On each ,r ' Piece of henltby meat there is a stamp placeil ,'H by the Gnvernnient Inspector, On beef 'jBi Intended for shipment nbrond an additional tlfj tag Is placed, showing It to lie perfectly Ms healthy meat Armour ,t Co hail lur- hfi pished certain army posts with refrigerated fin beef at dlflcront Mine within the last (Jfl i.een or eight yearn. During the Knanlsh war nil' Ills company had supplied th camps In the hit I I'tilteiirltatestind furnjulieil In thlswny -t.tKHI,. W dOOp'iuiids. During this tlnio Armour A fn. !' had recoUed no eoniplalnl nbout tho beef Ar- . mourACo had bid lor contracts for supplying t the tinny III t'lll-n with refrigernted beef, but X lind not got nnynl the lontraets and had not furnished any nt thn refrigernted beef used In , Culm. The, bouf used fur canning was killed . mid dressed In the same nny as other kinds, 1 tint tli lighter weight steers were principally ' used, lu'cause the meat was leaner ," U AVIi.it imrth of nenivnsH inn used for can- iMIajk r "'-' I in (i rule we use the im:ii from I S l lllll Hr He ' "" J "U , , ss forequarter except the neck and hank. The meat Is trimmed from tho bones. The porta of tho hlndquarter of tho ssmoenrenssare plokled and smolicil and mado Into dried Iwof. Tcnown as chipped iH'ef. Tho meat for canning Is par holloa and thn skin nnd grlstln separated from tho meat. It Is then put In tins and n little beef jolly ndded and tho tops put on.. It Is then put In a retort and the steam turned on. It Ib cooked this wnv In the retort for nbout two fours, at a temperature of about aJt) degrees '.ihrenlielt. Alter thn second cooklnglthoy nro nllowod tocnoi, and nrethnn packed. Mr. Meekor ndinltli-d that some of the water In which tho bo-'f Is boiled Is used In the prop nrntlnn of beef extinct. Asked ns to the nmoitnt of nutriment lost by tho beef In boiling hn said that It would not be moro than 1 ( to L per cent. The weekly output of imnticd boot he estlmntod nt :i(M).(KHl pounds. Tho greatest nutriment was In thn llbm. Hpeaklng of thenuined meat trade, he said the first rear It began his firm sold l.tilKMliKl pounds, Last rear Armour Co. sold li.iHK), tXM) pounds. Thn navy has been n regular uer of canned roast beef for years, Tho enm morclal trade goes ovor nearly ovoryolvlll.ed country of the world except ltiissln. Itgoosto Honth Atrlcn nnd up tho Amnr.on In Houth America. It Is usi-d by tho troops In India, and no comptalntft have been received from Great llrltnln. It IsntsogroAtly used in Iranep. Mr. Meeker furnished th coitrt wlthn cortl (led copy of n letter frtim Ixird Wolsoley. Ad-Jutaut-Goiicrnl of the IlrilUli Army, written In IHiHI. eomniondlng the nso of canned meats, He said his firm had been supplying thn Ilrlt Mi Army with eannod roast beef, and tho toiler from Lord Wolscley wns based on thn nsn of tinned food in the Knudnti enuipnlgn. When war with Kpnln was ileelaryd Armour A Co. got u contract from the United Htntes for Q.tMlO.IKXl pounds or canned roust beef. Of this nnlytWO.OlK) pounds was on hand. The bnlniico hail to bo manufactured. Thoro was no differ ence in thn process of preparing the roast beef for (he Government ftiim the process for com mnrelal beef. The witness declared that Ar mour , Co. had offored nothing to tho Gov ernment nnd had not solicited tlmoontraot for till" beof. It camo without solicitation. I' W. Wilder, (tenernl Hiiporlntendent of Hwlft A Co.. testllled that that compativ sold dressed meat only. Ho wns familiar with the process of slaughtering used by Arnionr.kCo. nnd pronounced It Identical with Hint of Hwlft A. Co. Thoro Is the same kind of Government In spection nt Hwlft A; Co.V. Mr. Wlldcr's testimony ns to thn process of s'nugliterlng and refrigerating was similar to that of the preceding witness. He n'so denied the use of any neliU or chemicals in the prepa ration of tho rnfrlgnrntcd boot. As to conned beef, he did pot think tho canning firms put up the best quality of beof. This, he said, meant tlin best cnmmorelal frnsli beef. Kdwnrd Tlldcii. Treasurer of tho firm of I,lb bey, McNeil A Libber, wns the next witness. Ills testimony was that his linn sells no refrig erated beof. hut Uoal exclusively In canned beet. Tho firm does Its own slnughterlng of c.tttle for canning, nnd tho canning process used he dcscrlheil as tho samo used by Armour A Co. Ho snld thn orders received from the Government for canned ronst beef wero en tirely unsolicited, "Lean meat," tin snld, "Is preferred for can ning to fnt meat We don't prefer It, but tho trade prefers It. The constant demand Is for lean meut and wo supply the demnnd." "You advertise your bef as prime ronst bnef N that tho brand you supplied tho Tolled States V" asked Col Gillespie. "Not altogether. In two or three Instances vi supplied what was known us tho Emory binnd (J What was the difference ? A. - Tho Kmory lirnml Is not so good a grade of beef. V Why did vnu supply It? A. Tho United States wanted It Thoy knew what they wero getting. Q who gave you that order? A. T don't know. I think It was n commissary In Chicago. Mr. Tllden explained that tho difference In tho grade of beef was ery slight. The differ ence was determined by the grade of beof used In canning: tho process wns mst tho same. Movements nf AV'nrsliIpn. Wasiiinotov, March 1. Tho monitor 3ton tercy sailed tQ-day from Hong Kong for Manila. Sho has been hnvlng somo repairs mado nt Hong Kong. The gunboat Casttno, one of tho light-draught vessels ordered to join Admiral Dewey at his loquest to do police work in tho Philippines. salle.J to-dnv from Huc7. for Aden. The cruiser Topeko, which was purchased In Knglniul just before tho war with Hpnln began, was placed out of commi-slon nt tholloston Naxv Yard yesterday. Hor machinery needs oxtenslve repilrs. The departure of th Oregon from Honolulu for Manila on Feb 20 was reported to tho Navy Department by the United Stntes de Hpitch agent In Knn Francisco to-dnv Naval officers say that the Oregon should reach Manila nbout March .". Twenty-flvii Additional Astlntuut I'liymns ters tor tho Niny, Washinotov, March 1. Provision is made in tho Naval Aoproprlation bill for the appoint ment of twonty-llvo additional Afslstant Pay moators, with tho rank of fiuslcns. in order to meet n deficiency In the corps which has ex Istod since tho muster out of a number of vol utitucrofTlcors commissioned forthe war. For those places thoro are nlready.'ltri applications. Many of thoo whoeervod In tho corps during tho wnruro nmong tho applicants, but the only ndvantnge they have over others Is In point of ago. there being no rcstrletho clause to this olass. On tho rccommondation of Paymator Gcnernl Htcwnrt all appointments will bo mado through competitive examinations. Honorable Illselinrce of Col, llerlirr. WAhiiiNGTON. Mnrchl. Orders for the honor nble dlschargo from tho servlco of the Unltod Htatesof Ccl. Frank J. Heckor, Qunrtormastor United States Yoluntcors, for tho reason that his services are no longer required, were Issued to day. Col. Heckor is a wealthy manufacturer of Detroit, who camo hero at Secretary Algor's solicitation to become chief of water transpor tation of the army no bud chargo of the pur chase and chartoring of transports to tuko troops to Cuba. Porto Rico and tho Philippines. It was largely through his efforts that tho difficulties of securing ships for carrying Shat ter's array to Cuba woro overcome. Mrs-John A. .ogiio'n Illnent. Washington, Mnroh 1, Tho condition of Mrs. John A. Logan was greatly Improvod this evening through the relief offbrdod by tho bi caking of an nbscess of tho right ear, from which sho has suffered intensely for some days. This, together with a severe nttack of grip, rendered her condition so critical that her sou. Major John A, Logan, nnd her daugh ter. Mrs. Tucker, were summonou by tele graph. Mrs. Tucuer arrived from Chicago to night, and Motor Logan is now on tho way from Cuba, whero ho has been stationed. Nominated by the President. Wahminotox. March 1. The Prosldent sent the followlnc nominations to the Henato to-dny: Clirl"i II. llairliaut. Colloctor of Cmtomi, U.i trii t of ICtUurttwn. Muss. Hem y L. Uino, Burn ycr of Ountorav. RpriiiKllrhl, Mri4, Hindu It, Sullivan of PlanllDtou, 8. D rrglnter of Utiri oraco at IVAvr. Alaiks. Iliiklull'. Ntctnil" nf Wapakuntta, 0 nicler f pnblie moiii-rsat P wr, Aluska, Ptmtiiiaaturri Junii I, Traiitiavrn. Buflfrrn. N, Y.i Cliailea W ilardluir, WliKrhall, N. V.t Frank K. litWu. Tumvr KallM, Maaa.; Marcllu JJ. Jafl aon, Hnmtno'itnn. N. J.; Charlea (1. Cowitrrthttatt, Blount lJjily.N.J. Troopablii Hliermnn In the Ited Sen. Wabuinotok, March 1 Tho War Depart ment received n eablo messngo this morning announcing tho arrival of the troopship Hher mnn nt Perlm. on the morning of Mnrchl. It was also said that thn snip would still fiom that IX) it in the evening. Perlm Is near thu south ernmost outlet ot tho Hod Hen, IV, It. Trnvrrs Ilnya Mora Niwnnrt Itenl Katntr. Nr.wmitT, H. I March 1, Heal e&tnto men have sold for tho Newport Hospital five lots on tho toutheily sldo ot Ocean nveuue, containing about H'i.Vii square feel of land, to Mr, Wil liam II, Travors of Now York, These lots ad join Mr. Trnvors'a former purchase of Cheny Nock, bo that he will now own tho entire shoro front on Ocean avenue from Goose Neck to tile landing place of the Gooseberry Island Fish. Ing Club, pear Har.ard's Jleach. It is probable thut Mr. Travels' will build a handsoniii rosl itcnco uvon tho prnporty. Hear Cub Cnpturml In I'ortiinoutll, Va, NonroLK. Yo.. Mnntli 1. A bear cub nbout flvo months old was capturod lust night In Portsmouth, Ho Is supposed to have wandered nwny from I ho groat Dismal Bwamp, whoro many of his species abide. When discovered in the city he was sitting on his haunches sur- oundeil by dogs, Whenever one of these ap proached him the rub slapped him head over heeis. Theoutcles of tho hurt dogs attracted J. Y. Dullnd, who with nsslstnucu captured t ha uii li. M. Kdoiinril Hod at Cambridge. CAMiimiiaE, March 1. M, F-douarJ Hod, tho French critic, who Is to lecture on "1'iench Dramatic Poetry" before, the Corele Frunj;nU, nrrheil In Cambridge, this afternoon mid In ciimpany with J, II. Hyde, J'resldunt of thn Cerclo Inst year, and It L. Itoguet, lrt", Pre s. dent for this year, culled on tho university dig nltnrlos and visited tho coilega clubs, 1'lirU lthodo Milling, Parts llliodet, IH years old, disappeared from his home In Hrooklyn a mouth ago. Ills par ents think ho may have perished In the bllr.. rani. He Is woll oduuatad, 5 feet 7.lnohe tall, tvc'gliiiig lift) p.)inuU, and has dark brown hair iiIii,m.i Ills p.ireiiiH am anxious to not NAVY BILL IN THIS SENATE. Tin: UMWCTiox of this svuiuin or lVAItSIUfH TO HtX AUHKKIt TO. Amendments Adopted Fixing the Price of Armor nt HMO n Ton, unit Providing Thnt It It Cmnint Tie tint nt Thnt Price n Onvermnent Armor PInnt 11c Kstnb Halted 81 ,.100,000 Approiirlntnd for the Plnnt nnd 83, COO OftO for the Armor. Washington. Mntvh 1. Immediately nftur tho Bonato mot this morning Mr. Allison (Pop., In.) reported from the Cotnmlttoo on Appropri ations, and tho Sonato passed without ques tion, tho Houso bill appropriating $20,(HK),(HK) to carry out tho obligations ot tho treaty bo tween tho Unltod Htntes and Hpnln. Mr, Cullom (Hop., III.) made somo temnrks on tho bill to provide n government for thu Torrltory of Hawaii, Ho said ho did not oxpoct any action on tho hill at this session, but ho desired to nfplnln die action of tho commis sion sent to the Islands last summer, ot whl"h he was a member. Mr. Perkins tltop., Cal.) asked whether any provision iiowoxlstod In regard to the Alien Contract law now applicable to every Btato mid Territory In the Union. Str. Cullom None whatever. Mr. Perkln8-T,hon. unless we take action buforo the end ot tho session, ns many contract laborers as nre deslrod mny be Importod. Mr. Cullom acquiesced In that remark and procoedod with his statontent. Thu bill, he Bald, was of paramount Importance, It pro posed to oroct tho Hawaiian Islands Into n Ter ritory of the United Btales. to bu styloil the Torrltory of Hawaii. That name sug gested tho go n oral form ot the now gov ernment nnd Indicated tho possibility ot thu admission ot Hawaii Into the Union ns a Btato. The bill proposed to confer Unltod Htntes eltl yonshlp on nil persons who wero citizens of tho republlo of Hawaii Immediately prior to the transfer. Of the 'Jl.fiOO Chinese Inhabitants, nbout 700 would be almltted to cltbonshlp under tho amendment reported by the Henato cotnmlttoo. There would bo n holy of nbout 10.000 oleotors entitled to participate In thn government of the Islands, nnd the great ma jority of theso would bo Hawaiian? nnd mixed bloods, Henale joint resolution was passed authoriz ing tho Secretary of War to lend i.000 tents, 10.000 mattiesses. and lo.OOOcnts for the Con federate Veteran reunion iu Charleston, H. V, on May to. IHO.t. , . The Naval Appropriation bill was then taken up As It passod the House It appropriated $44.R"tl.ij;iH As reported U the Kennte It ap propriates S4ll,'Jtl4,INRi, Thoeoinmltteoameud incuts woio nciod on ns the bill was road The amendment npproprlntlng $750.1X10 fot astenm engineering plnnt nt the Hrooklyn Kny Yard (In place of that destroyed by lire two weeks ago) wn ngroed to without question. The llrst tmiHirtant change recommended by tho Committee on Appropriations was under the bond of " Increase ot the navy." Tho House provision for threo battleships, three armored cruisers and slxpiotocted cruisers was reduced to two battleships, two armored cruisers and two protected cruisers, and these amendments wore also agrocd to without question Mr. Grny (Dom.. Del.) inquired as to tho Item ofil.OiKMMK) for "purchase nnd mnuiltictura of smokeless ponder." It It meant thnt tho Government wns tocnterlntn competition with the manufacturers of powder, ho had serious objection to tt as boing contrary to the ilxed IKilicyof the Government. Hu moved to add to the item the words, "of which not more than $150,000 shall bo expended In manufacture. ' Mr. Halo (Hep. Mn.t, In charge of the bill, concurred with Mr. Gruy, nnd the amendment wnsagieodto. Mr. Htewart (Top, New! offored an amend ment authorizing contract for two submnriiio boats of tho Holland type, at $l'i3,000 cnoh. Agreed to Mr. Hnnna dlon.. O.) offered nn amendment appropriating $2.i0.tioo. and authorizing the Hecretar of tho Navy to purchase from tlin Onthmntin Torpedo Gun Comiwnyof Chicago guns of 10-lnch calibre, capable ol throwing shells containing Will jiounitsut wet guueot ton. for hnrbor-defeneo monitors. Enchguii Is to cost not more than JH'J.fiOa Mr. Ilnnnn gave a full explanation of the amendment, nnd dwell on tho Importance of the Invention of tho fuse forthe safe oxplosjon of wet guncot tou. Hn declared that the fuse had been pro nounced by the Ordnnncu Hureaiis of tho Army and Navy absolutely perfect and ubsolutoly bale. The nmendmunt was agreed to. Mr. Tlilmnn (Dem.. H. U.lotTored nn amend ment reducing the price to bo paid for steel armor for ships from $44fi a ton to $:00. and ho argued In support of It. Ho recalled the fnct that on two nreious occasions the Hunnte hnd voted to limit the price of steel armor to $.'ttM). nnd bo said thnt the dlflcreiioe between flKKl nnd $445 on the quantities called for in the bill wan enough to build nnd equip nn armor plant for tho Government He advocated tho uso of navy yards for building Government vessels instead of having ships built by con Mr.' Chnndler (Hop.. N. II.) spoke on the samo side of the question. Ho wild that there wns a combination butwoen tho two American armor concerns, the Bothlehom and the Carnegie, nnd the Kuropenn armor concerns. They had mndo adolibcinte attempt to keop up tho price of armor bynu assertion that the best kind of armor could not bo produced nt less than ?.".10 n ton. If the present demands wero yielded to, tho Government would hno to pay $45 a ton royalty to Krupp. He was In doubt whether thu Krupp armor plato was better than tho Harvey armor plate. He believed that thoro wns a fair profit at UtOO a ton. After n long discussion Mr. Tillman s amend ment was agreed to yeas. U4; nays, UO as follows: I'kas McKsrs. Ar.I.KK. Bacon. Dtle, Tl'rrv. Hiti.ir, frt.ffrv. Chandler, VMUnn, t'luy, Cnckrrll, Uanttl, Uaiiabionicli, IiAiutii, Ktnwu, KyU, .inrfiay, Matlory, Mitrnn, Mousy. J'atco, P.-ttigrow, Vtllur. Uawlini, Iinelt. Iton-. BTrwAitr. .Sullivan, Thitraion, Tilttnan, 'Jurttu. Tensru, lif. WellfDRtou. aud H'Aii 3. N McKr. Alllxiu, Unrroi. Cjrtrr, Clark, Do liisj, rurbunLs, Viu kn'r, Foraker, Grny, Hale. llamia, llawle. Heir, Mcllrnte, MeK-i'ru, JIcMIIlan, Miintltt, Pcnruse, P.irklns, Plntt (Coiiu.i, 1'roelor, M'woll. 3 limp, Spooncr, TulleT, mud Warren 2tl. (ltepulllcans in reuiau, lJcmocratu In Italics and l'ejiullats In small caplula.) Mr Ilutler (Pop.. N. C.) offered nn amend ment providing that if armor cannot be got nt 3.(00 a ton n Government armor factory shall be established, and It appropriates Sl.oOO.OOO forthe plant and S'J.000.000 for making the armor. Hu spoke in support of the amend ment: so did Mr. Htewart (Pop, Nev.l and Mr. PottlgiewtHil Hep.. H.D.I. Mr. Hawloy (Hop., Conn.) and Mr. Halo (Hep , Me.) arguod against It. Mr. llutior'H nmnndmont was agreed to yens. !!!: nnys. '27 ns follows: Yr. Mr aira. Ai i.fh, llarnn. Halt, It'rm, DiiTLin, r'"fl'r'. Oaamlli'r, L'orkriU. lant'l. 'uufis'r.l-urakt-r, Hanabreiub. tlAiinia, Jenca (Nnv.J, Mnitinii, .lc Anuroi tortllfiry. Mantle. Mnrttn, Jtfm'y, kelson, Miai, l'crklna. l'cttturew, ifllw. llnwUni, K'uirk, llona, Simon. HriWAiiT, Taller. Tlinntmi, Hitman, Turltv, Tukscn, ft', War.cn, Wcl'lngtuii, and ll'Aifi 311. . N'AVa Mnara. Alliaou, llnrrowa. Carter. Chilian, Clirk, Cfdjf, Oillnni. Dcboo. I'alrtianka, Frye. (lab linger, Gray, Haiti, llaiina. liawlr. Hoar, Ktnntu, KjJs, M.'Urldi', MrKntru, McMillan. I'onroae, I'lall IL'eiiu.l. Prln liiirtl. Proctor, Hhenp, ami ttponner ST. lllai, Mlilic nn in romao, UoinwraU 111 Itallca and I'opullala in small eaintaln). Tho bill huWng been ropoited to thn Hennte, u separato vote was asked on tho amoudment offered by Mr, Hannu. authorizing tho pur chase for tho harbor dofeiico monitors of two guns and equipment from thu Gnthmann Tor pedo Company of Chicago, This provoked a further discussion, In which u letter was road from Commodore Charles O'Nell, Chief of Ord nance of the Navv, ns well as a report from n hoard of army and navy ollloers, adverse to thu adoption ot tho (iatlimnnu system. Mr, Ilnnim assorted that all the experiments mndo with theso guns hnd boon eminently successful. Tho amendment was agroed to, modliled sons to lenvo the matter to tho dis cretion of the Hocretnryof tho Navy. All tho other amendments were agioed tonnd the bill was pnssed, , ., . A conference wns ordered on the Hundry Civil Appropriation bill and Senators- Allison, Halo anil Gorman wero appointed conferees. The Dellolnnoy bill was referred to the Com mittee pn Appropriation, Thu Houso amendments to tho Honato bill for a national park In the Htato ot Washington woro ooneurrnd In. llotolutiQiis of regret for the death of Ilopro sentatlvo Dlngley of Malno wero presented by Mr. Hale, and were.nfter thu delhcry of ou loulua. adopted : then, ns a further mark of re spect, the Henato adjourned till to-morrow at lllj.-tUA.M. Nnvy Yard Notua. The gunboat Mnrblohead will loave the navy yard in Hrooklyn this morning to join thn North Atlantic squadron nt Havana. The cruiser Newark, which has been under going repairs, will bo re.uly to sail for Havana noxtweuk, ,1, I'lerpnnt Morrnn Coming Home. .1. Plerpont Morgnn cabled yesterday that It was his Intention to sail from Kuslnnd on the Knlser Wllhelm uer Urosse. which is due nt this port uext Tuesday or Wednesday. Pool. 'the tiiarimueut fur the iuit elia'iqituiitlilpof thn New York Atlilftl.' Club, vrli'oli has buau in 1 roireie rluen Jan, Jtl, waaioiuluilad mi Tiuxlay uiulit. 1. II. booth sod W. O, Pjnglaa vera tlion t ed f ir thu liamir. 1U latmr won tho UMli gams with scuruof liioti.'.i 'the inurtom n-iglual ooiupetl tnrs nrre narrowed duun lo toioij t-y dmppliu tlio s bo lull thrre games, Iba Dual Bmi wan Xar. ll'o, l.'t. .Yiw. Wm J.nl. W. ft. Dmw'.ea il I C. (', llrfl J 4 1. II II uiti r, j 11, u. Hltctwil. .3 W, A iVe -1 a V II. llubbill... .1 0 V 1 I i Jtusr vax i. Tin: novna Conference Itepnrts on Omnibus Clnlms nnd Nnvitl Perinnnel llllts Agreed To. Vamii:c(iton, Mnreh I. In the Houso to-day Mr. Mahon (Hep., Pa,) presented thoeonforonco report on tho Omnibus Claim bill. Tho state ment ot thn managers to tho House showed that as the bill pnsspd tho House It carried n total of SI.IHO.OOO: thoHenntn nildcd $0,010. (MM); the coiiicree n-ccptcd Sl.Jrl 1.000. mnk Ing the total In tho acrocd bill S 1.117.000. Opposing tho ronleroneo report, Mr. Loud lltep.. Cat.) snld tho claims of hi.) own Htato nnd of Oregon and Novadn for espouse In furnish Ish troops for the United fltatcs servlco. which thoconferoos had dropped from tho bill, wore without oqulty before Congress. This was a hard thing to say about tho claim ot one's own Htato, but It was dollberato conviction. It hnd been said clsowhero that theso claims were ns worthy and nn equltnble as IK) par cent, of those report od In the bill. That wns undoubtedly trno. snld Mr. Loud, arid for that reason ho opposed the bill. Hpcaking of the French spoliation claims, Mr. Loud snld that nt 0110 time he bolleved In their morit Hut nny onn who had road President Clee Innd's veto of the Leflcionoy bill which pro vided for their pnyment must know that If ever thoro Whs any busls for them thoy would haxo lioen settled generations ago. "Jict mo read," continued Mr. Loud, "a few sentences of what tiiat great man said. (Derisive cixmns on tho Democratic Mde.l Homo of (lie geiitlemou around me do not agree with that I,ot mo say that he hnd tho courugoof his convictions, which Is the great est factor In tlio making ot n tunn," Mr. Hlelianlson iDcm., Tonn,), one of the inanngetM, defended tho conference report, nnd Messrs. DocKcrv (Dem.. Mo.l and Hopkins (Hep,, lll.i optioaod tho report, tho latter Bay ing hu hoped ovory llctmbllcan would vote at least against the French spoliation claims. VThoru Is not an honest dollar In thorn." ho aid. Mr. Mahon lltep. Pn.l. In closing the discus sion. referriMl to thn Clovnland veto nuotnit bv Mr. Loud. It was not written by Clovolnnd, ho said. Who wns tho outlior ho did not know, but whoever 00 was. he did not k now anything about the bill, for tho mossagc was full of mis statements of facts concurnttig It. Upon n division of tho Houso the report was ngieod to, lll." to 47. A demand for the yens and nays was sustained, resulting: YctiB, 140; nays. Hi, Conference reports wero ngroed to upon the bill providing for a public building nt Indian epulis, fixing tho cost nt $lr(M),O0O: upon thn bill to Increase the pension of the widow of Lieut. -Col. Howard H. Waring of Arctic rclle. expedition fume, making It 10 month. Mr. Fosstltop.. Ill, I presented thn conference report on tho Nnvnl Personnel bill, nnd It was agreed to. Mr. Foss said that tho Increased salary cost under tho operations of the law would lie about J-'.OOO.OOO a year. There had been no chance, he said. In the Marino Corps paragraph. Mr. llurton (ltop., O.l. Chairman of tho Com mittee on Hlvcrs and Harbors, under Instruc tions from hit committee, moved to suspend the rules, non-concur In tho Henato nmend ments to the lllver nnd Harbor hill, nnd nsk n courerenco thereon, which wns done. Jfessrs. Jluitou, ltuuvcs nnd ditchings wero lumodiis mnnagcis. Tho conference report on tho Census bill was presented by Mr. Hopkins (Hop., III.) nnd was agreed to, A Hennte bill was passed setting osldo tho top of Mount Hauler I'locomnl nsn national park. It deuites nbout '-J0O square milos Ivlng abou the timber lino to the purtose. Tim icason for tho legislation Is that between the tmber and snow lines arc a number of beautiful 1 It t lo meadows nnd (lower spots with straggling trees which nre being destroyed by sheep owners pasturing their herds Intliein. Mr. Mahon llieii , Pn.) presented n conference retort on the bill lo relmhurso the Htntes jor money expended In flttlngouMoluntoer forces for the lato wnr. which was adopted. The (lenornl Deficiency bill wns called up by Mr. Cannon, witli n motion to suspend tho rules and pass it. The reading of the bill oc cupied nn hournnd a ha'f. Upon tho demand for the previous question Mr. Walker (Hup.. Mnss.l repeated his efforts to get an hour's time to speak on thu currency question. " In the discharge of what I conceive to be a public duty, if 1 can have thnt time. I shall not object to anything." Lot tho tellers tnko their places.' was Mr Cannon's laconic rcsponso to tlio request. Tho previous question wns ordered, nnd 3Ir. Allen (Dem . Mlss.l addressed tho House, mak ing his biennial semi-humorous speech which the House always looks fornt tho close of each Congress. The Deficiency bill wns then passod. YAT.K riatlT AUAIXST A SSOW DV3tl Tie Haven Authorities Made to Atmte n Nulannce on tho firren. New Ham:k. March 1. Durlnc tho winter tho city authorities hnc persisted In dumping on tho Groeu In front of the Yalo dormitories the snow and refuse collected from tho princi pal streets. This lias accumulated till It formed n pile thirty feet high, resembling a dirty glacier The Yule authorities havo in sisted on the removal of the pile, but the city has refused lo toko It away. Yesterday lorinul legal proceedings wore instituted against. I bi cltv to compel It to sluw reason why It should not abate tlio pubilu nuisance. This morning the city nuthoriticscnllod out the Firo Depart ment nnd began playing tho hose on tho glacier. Its reduction will occupy sovernl days. As a result ot tho snow dump much sickness nt Yalo is reported, principally throat and bronchial troubles. Three oirsmen nre III. Htroko Williams, nnd Hrock, No. 1) of tho 'varsity boat, and Ixjwof the freshmen. TXXAS OX THE PllZt.IVVIXK. Iteiolutton In thn lgllnturn Denouncing the Htruggle with tlio Nntlea. Gai.vehtos. Tex.. Mnrch 1. An Austin de spatch snys this morning n resolution was In troduced in tho House of He presen tat Ives de nouncing the war tho United States Is now waging In the Philippines ns one of brutal con quest which threatens to make tho American ling, so long known ns tho emblem of freedom, more drendod and despised than the eagles of Homo or the " tri-oolor of Spain." Tho resolu tion calls on Texas Congressmen and Henntors to exert every effort to stop the war, which wns started In the Interest of humanity, but Is now being waged for conquest. The resolution went ovor for action, but It will piobably be adoptod. I'ASKSaVH Ktl.I.KIi OX THE CKSTIIAT.. Fell from the Ituffnln Tapreas lit 125th Htreut and Hnd Until T.ega Hovered. Gcorgo K. Hal I or. n shipping clerk. ! years old, lltlng at 31 Hancock place, fell from the plutform of oneo! tho cars of tlio UufTnlo ex presi at tin 12.1th streot station of tho Now York Central Itnllroad yesterday morning, and both Ids legs were cut off. An tlio train ap proached the station ho wont out on the plat form of tho second eoach nnd attempted to lump beforu the train hnd stopped. Jlo Inst his balance and fell between the twoplntforms on to the mil, the wheels of tho forward truck of the third eoach passing over his legs, sever ing both below the knee. Ho wns hurried to the Harlem Hospital, but ha died tlicro so von bourn later. Illg Couniel Ton for Mrs, Vanderporl. In the notion of Elizabeth CntolloVandorpoel against John A, Ynmlerpoel, In which charges ot adultery are mado on each sldo, Justice Gil deralenveof tlioHupromo Court has ninde an order giving the wife nllmony of $100 n week, and has Incroasod tlie counsel fee S2.150. He also permits Mrs. Vnndcrpoel to sorvn n icply to her husband's answer setting forth that ho U guilty of adultery As to amount of counsel fees allowed, the case Is a star one, tho court olerks being unable yesterday to recall an in stance whero so large an amount hud been ul-lowed. dipt. Marks ltrllevcd of Comiiinnd. Capt. Wolcott W. Marks of tho Ninth llegl. raent has been relieved of I ho command ot Company Fby ordor of l)rlg,-Ocn, McCoskry Itutt of tho First Htlgade, becnuso he mudo lsibllo a controversy between him and G. J, Greene about n loan of $f00 which tlio regi ment Is said to hnve mndo to Col. Greene for She use of tho volunteers nt Clilekntniiuga. luring the recent hot eanns for Colonel Cunt, larks ilochuod openly, ns Trcusurer of the leglment, that the loan had not been repaid, ,IOTTIXflS AliOI'T 70IIV. Jtutlre Wenifr baa granted an abaolute dhorca to Raraa MfsrldW from lml Ufachit. Judge llronn of tlio I'lilteil Hutei nlatrk't Court granted a dlxliaruii In bankruptcy jrestordar to Cbailra A. (lerlar)i, hotel liuimioT, of 411 Went Twuiitj kj.mUIi tioi'l,l'ol uVjtllt!ruio8tMll,7(17. rtiins won nn: rKuunui'ii, 1'iri' destroyed areral we Ibknown 1 u!iH"r. Iinuxe otl.'iu tt lis vis'eili). 'l'a Pin: a I'M nit iiiiaitl of auo.liuo. file itaiiu-s a, led In the lure 111 lit of Iheiarsudrr .pole i.Ub.l-Iiiinnt of K. 11, ..i g nt, r.04 and r.iid Vntutn avei-11-, and qulialr .rr-d to llna'iniryeredli'g ai . and ilie l,..'ii. t.Uo His np Aen lai on on tl e uiMt anil the llt) ii bli C4 on Oiusiil Pi. Why lines Tb Mm lUdteia thai It ia ,a u .a'lr uiljytv.t 1 1 n iiurad erl',liit II i.unoln nil a Vu.- tlin la no 10a.1t of prep crly, an mm o r al uiiimi, no dlt 1 nr ehnd litgiiidnr 11 1 1 iuOIi ,1 in 1 ton w to diica not ira4 liitOOKLYN WATER SCANDAL r.i.w.v.i.vr find a cum fV IT FOtt imoOKI.VS DKXIOCIIA TS. Juallce (Inynor Agnln Urge" Thnt til City Tithe AtUnntngo of the Court's Awnrd of fimn.oro to art Pomemlon of the Long Iilnntl Witter Supply Company's Plnnt, Kuprome Court Justice William ,1 Gnynor of Hrooklyn has again tnken a hand In the ok) Long Island Water Hupplv scandal forthe un earthing ot which hn wns mainly responsible whllo he wns counsel for William Zleater In the famous suit to nrovent tho purchase of the com pany's property nt nn extortionate price bvUho city of Hrooklyn during tlio closing months of Mayor Chapln'i administration. A letter from Justice Gnynor Inted Fab. 'Ml nnd addressed to Alderman James II. Molnnes, reviewing the tangled storv of the Hourly Company nnd com menting on the failure of tho municipal au thorities to provide for tho payment of the award of f.170,000 mado by the courts, wns mndo public yesterday. After giving In de tail the legal light of tho company to upsot the nwnrd and the final npnrovnl of it by the Huprcme Court ot the United Htates on April 111. 1807. Justice Gnynor continues: "The award stood ns 11 judgment against the city of Hrooklyn. On the coming In ot tho now city the obligation to pay such judgment by express provision ot law passed to II. and the otltclal duty ot tlio officials of tlio old city to iy the nward nml take the property devolved upon the officials ot the new city. Hut no action wns taken in tho matter by them. On June'Jl, It, t roluctantlv.wroto alottorto MnvorVnn Wyok calling his attention to the matter nnd giving him n chronological history of it, l'orthrflth the compnnv hurried into court with a motion to vacate tho award 011 tho ground of the dclnv of the city In paying It. It was met with proof that the application to the court by n tnxpayer In the closing days of Do- Anmlinr 14tl7 t., nm.nnl tht. lauitn nf lintiita liv the city of Hrooklyn to rav the nwanf. which has already been referred to, was nttholnstl- Sat Ion of the company. It was also shown int the company had never demanded pny ment ot tho award, nnd pointed out. tlut tho company could nny day enforoe thu judgment against the clti. and that unon anplicatluu of tho company tlio city could be compel'od lo Isauo bonds to get tho necesBnry funds to ray tho award. The court denied tho nppllcntlon to vacate tho award, the counsel for the city pledging Iu good faith in njicti court that forth with ponds would bo Bold to get the moner nnd pny the award. Thereiirjon the executive de jinrtment of the city government scut a reio Union to tho Municipal Assembly for tho sale of $.770,000 worm of wntor bonds to pay tho award. Tho Municipal Assembly hns not passed the resolution, nnd It may bo assumed It never will until the oxeetitlo department explains what the bonds nto for nnd why they should lie issued, an has been dune In the caso of previous bonds thnt wero wimtod "For tho city .government to abandon this nward now and let It be vacated would inenn that the cltv would be freo to turn around Iu u few mouths nnd make a contract with tlio company to pay it a sum for wutor supplv amounting to as much In a voar or two, ami tjutte likely to much more, than this award, hueh contract would put the company on its feet nnd mnko it valuablo und then the ci'.y would turn around again and acquire the company nt the valuo which the city had It self thus created; for that it must acquire It eery one knows. "For my part I do not think thoro Is nny like lihood of tho city taking the franchise nnd Plant of this company until protmbly two or three million doMnrs are paid for it. I have followed tho course of such things for years. It you will tnku tho trouble to ascortaln whero the stock ot the company Is under u blanket you will understand me tullv. We do not oven build a bridge across tho F.ast llhor tvlthont buying tht right from somo prlvato company." It Is said that Hugh McLaughlin. James Khovlln. cx-Benator MeCarty. Thomns v.. Peor Kidlnnd most of the other loadois In the Hrook hn Demcorntiianrganlzatiounredetormlned it losslble to bloek tho bond issue, their pur lose. ns nlleecd. being to have tho city lenso the company's plant nt something llko $200. 000 n year. On tho othor hand, Rlchnrd Crnkor. through his Cltv Hull machine, is usiDg the resolution now before the Municipal Assembly to approve tho bonds as a club to force the Hrooklyn lead ers to Instruct the Democratiu Aldermen of that borough to vote for tho Tammany reso lutions aimed at tho Mnnhnttan Klovated ltn.ll roud. Thus far tho Hrooklyn politicians have shown no signs of capitulation. On Tuesday Councllmnn Ookley. Tnm.. called up the bond resolution in the Council, but there wero not sulllclent votes present to pass it. Council man Oakley knew this when ho called the reso lution up. nnd his action was considered a puro bluff by the Hrooklyn inomoers. COXFKStKl JO lrlFJ! MVItTiKlt. Albert A. IJeelirr or Chicago Snjra Uo Threw Ills tVlfn Into I.nke Michigan. Chicago. March 1. Albert August Docker confessed to Capt Lavln of tlio stock yards police station Inst oonlng that ho had mur dered his wlfo. no sold ho quarrelled with her on Jan. 27 nnd throw her Into Lafco Michigan. Hlnee hlsnrrest his 17-year-old wife, whom lie married immediately after killing his first wife, lias been in custody at the stock yards station. Decker thought tho police Intended to punish tlio girl, ami ho made the confession lust evening to save her from any suspicion In eonneetlon with tho dlsnppearanco of the first Mrs. Decker, Tho police nro Inclined to discredit Beckers confession. COXTKST WITH IliaUWAYME.Y. Constable Gllderalerre Injured While Aid ing nu Attnrked Peddlor, Hr.MPflTKAD, N, Y Mnrch 1. Whllo protect ing n peddlor who was bolng held up by three highwaymen thU evening, Frederick E. Gilder sleeve, n. constable of this village, was shot In tho right leg by the hlghwnymeu nnd serious ly wounded, ulldorsleevo finally (clubbed ono of tho men Into n-irtlnl Insensibility. The other two made their eeeapo. They nro prob ably hiding in tho woods near Baldwins. Ollderslenve held his man nnd mnrclied him to tho Town Hall, whero he was locked up. coocnr.K-coociiEK rx the svue. Seventy-five Men nnd One Woiuun Arrested In a tvillliinnburg Hull. Capt. Stacom of the Htngg streot ihjIIoo sta tion, Williamsburg, and a platoon of police, at 1 i.'iO o'clock this morning.raidcd Uachr's saloon ami dancing hall nt Montrose avenue, near Leonard street. Heventy-flvo men and ouo woman, who was doing the cooclieu-coocliou dance in the nude, were nrrested, A numbor of spectators escaped during the cxoltement. Go ft lExacts Homy Hull. George Cnhlll, Indicted for stealing S'-MKK) worth ot jewclj from Mrs. Mario Modley, who lives at the Waldorf-Astoria, walked Into the courtroom of Part I, of the General Sessions yesterday and asked If th police woro looking tor him. He was Immediately placedlunder nrrest. Cnhlll had previouily been under nrrestand had forfoltod Ids ball Ills lawyer yesterday requested tholtecorderto revoke the uctlou ha hud taken In forfeiting thoensh ball. "I will refuse to grant your request." said Itoeorder O01T. "and Itistond Ijwlll now fix the ball In Cnhlll's case at $10,000, I'rnnklln Tt'ntlnnnl Hunk Mny Go On, Tho stockholders of tho FrnnLlIn National Hank, whoso directors recommended on Jan, ''." that tho bank boplueed In voluntary liquida tion, met yesterday to consider the mntter. It wns decided to adjourn until called together again by President Charles F James, It Is now jKjsslblo that the hank may go nn. it being un derstood that propositions have been mudo to Increase the capital stock to 8500,000, with a puld-lu surplus of 9100,000. To Ahiillih thn Dentil Pennlty. Af.itANV. Mareh 1 A decision in fnvorof tho nbolltion of the death pennlty Iu this Htato was made to-day hy tho Assembly Codes Commit tee, which decided to report favorably Assem hlvmnn Mnher's bill substituting life Impris onment for the death penalty ns 11 punishment for murder In the llrst degrcu, Not a Medicine but a Tonlo Food nnd g noitoratlve, jiaf efTTsi II 2 JTjsat"rit THl BLOOD uro not medicinal In the eenso that they cur- Jny particular disease. They fill the b'ood with Iron, which In turn Toedn ovory tlseio of the body, estahilshlntr a sound physi cal condP'on which h'dps to wlth l -nd ond ovorotmo slakneeo of nut uro IhOMlrlt in a tux ,,'' 'j u,l r,jy.f4 .v cnABt atnr. has a xiBBisn zjer Lenvea a Mn nt Indlgnnnt Men Along , fipth Htrset WhH-r.!tlrLfpr Willie. X elrl about 18 yoare old, welt dressed and good-looking, ran wildly nlonu Fifty-sixth street, nlioutil o'clock yesterday afternoon, ns though sho wero looking for some one. At tho stage door olCarnegln Hall etood a man. Tho girl saw him, nnd nulling up to him sho threw both arms nliout his neck and klssod him. "Oh. Willie, glvo mo back mr bracelet." she cried. "You know you'ro ttot It, Glvo It to me." The man who wns addressed Wllllo shook himself looso from the girl's ombraces, np parently greatly surprised and anything but pleased by hordomonstrntlvoncas. "I'm not Willie." ho declared, "nlidlnln't got your bracolol." Tho young woman looked nt htm Intently for i moment and then ran on east along Fifty sixth street, Coming up tho mlddlo ot tho street was a man on horseback. The girl saw him. When she enmo abreast of him sho took off her large blaok pluture hat and flung It at him. The horse shied, madly and the rldor had to exerolso all of his skill to keep his seat, 'Die girl ran n until she camo to ft livery stable lialf way down tho block. There stood .Too the hostler, not the tidiest looking man on the bloek by any moans, but sho threw her tirmsiirouiid lihn nml kissed him passionately. Joe fled to thohorsestullB and the girl kept on down the street until she came to thu apart ment house at lit.' I West Fifty-sixth street. Tho front door wasopen nnd she ran up tho stoopnnd enteied, On the giound floor Mruo. Mnrguorlte, a Frenchwoman, runs a dressmaking establish ment. Hhe wns ntwork there with six nlrls, when tho girl from thn street ontered without knocking. . . . ."Where's Wllllo Moore? Where'B Dick Swan?'' the girl shouted. , , Heven piercing shrieks answered her. and then soven 'women, madamo lending, plungod dowiistnirs Into tho basement, whero .Clam Johnson, the colored janltress, was asked for help In several Innguagos. Hho wont out and rounded up Follcemou Wnyler. Dunn and Kenoratt, They searched the dressmaking rooms nnd found the cause or tho excitement oonoenled behind Home portieres. The first thing she did was to kiss Policeman Wayler. Hhe went on to say thnt she had just come from heaven nnd thnt her name wns Mary Magdalen, Tho policeman sont to ltooso olt Hospital tor nil ambulance, and In this tho girl was taken to Hollovuo Hospital and put In the Insane pavilion. Hho calmed down nfter a time nnd told tho doctors thnt she was Lorotta Molilroy. a servant of l.'U East Eighty-fourth stroet. bho Is detained for examination. ;or over $10,000. Charge nn Which Vnn IJuren Wns Arrested 011 Coniplnlnt of Snmuel Kocli & Sont. Charles K. Van Burcn of Van Huron's Hotel. Ocean Boulevard. Conoy Island, wag arretted In his hotel last night by Detectlvos Welsor. Doylo and Donavln of the Brooklyn Central Offlco on a chargo ot grand larceny. Tho amount Involved Is said to exceed S10.000. Vnn Uurcn for n numbor of yenrs has beon bond bookkoopur for Samuel Koch V Sons, milliners, of 474 Fulton street. Hrooklyn. It was a part of his duties to deposit money und checks for tho firm In tho Howery Savings Dank of Manhattan and tho Schermorhorn Ban): of Hrooklyn. Yosterdny afternoon Benjamin Koch.nmcmber of tho firm, received a note from the Howery Haviugs Hank. Informing him that tho firm's nccount hnd been overdrawn $70. Mr. Kocli sent the lotterupstalrs to his father, but in some manner It. reached Van Buren'a hands. Ho walked out of tho place and in hfilf nn hour telephonod that ho had been suddenly taken ill and would not be down that dav. An hour later Mr. Koch chanced to ask his father about the iottor ond his father declared he had nevor seen it. Mr. Koch ox- C mined, and ho and his father oxamlnod their nnkbooks. comparing them with tho deposit checks. After two hours' work they found thnt slnco Jnn, 1 there was a dlscrepancjrof $2,100 In tho Kchermorhorn Hnnk and $8.1)00 In thn Bowery Savings Hank. They telephoned to the pollco ami thodeteothos went to tho hotel at Conoy Ieiaml. Vnn Duron. It was said, was not thoie. so thoy watched tlio hotel. At 0 o'clock they saw him open one of tho rear windows of thn hotel and start to climb through It. They arrested him nnd took him to tho Adams street station, whero they senrchod him. A cheap silver watch nnd $.t Iu money were all that wns in his pockets. He denied that he was an embezzler until Mr. K00I1 arrived. Then he admitted that ho had stolon ovor $0,000. but said bo did not know what he had done with tho money. The police believe that tho raonoy was used to pay for mortgages on tho hotel. Kooh & Honsdonot know now lone the stealing has continued. Thoy say Van Duron, when ho went to tho bank with checks and money, would deposit tho chocks but keep tho money. STAaisTKATi: 1'oor. hacks dowx. Remlti tlin Pines lie Imposed on tlin Fore man of Ilrmly's Kmercrney Corps. Tho arrest by the police and the Qnlng by Police Magistrate Pool on Monday nnd Tuesday of the foreman of tho emergency corps of tho Building Department while engaged In carry ing out a Sunremo Court order to demolish tho building nt ,t:i2 to 330 East Twonty-eighth street, rendered dangerous by a fire, resulted yesterday In a protest against such action by the rcpressn tath es ot Corporation Counsel Whaleu nnd Commissioner Brady of the De partment of Buildings. When a representative of Corporation Coun sehWhalen called on Magistrate Pool yesterday and presented an affidavit setting forth that the demolition of the building was being done "to avert danger and that all possible precau tions were taken to protectjlfe," the Magis trate remitted, the fines. He explained that hn did not know that Forman Hweeney was acting forthe city. HEAVH OFF AMiERMAXIC 8TI1IKUH. Wlialen Snys That Lighting Contracts Do Not Nerd thn Munlclpnl Assembly's Approval. Corporation Counsel Whalon gave an opinion to the Board ot Public Improvements yester day that the approval of the Municipal Assem bly was not necessary for the making of con tracts for public lighting in the arlous bor oughs. All lighting contracts In Brooklyn havo boen held up for a long time : in fact, the contract for lighting thnt borough for ltfliH has not yet been nnprovod hy tho Aldermen and Council men. Tho excuse given for the holdup was that thoy ware waiting for information about tlio contracts. As a matter of fact, howovor, the delay was regarded as a strike. THAIS ItOMIKnS GO FtiEK. Arqulttnl of Jeain Jnmes Followed by the Iteleasa of Ills Associates, Kansas Citt, Mo.. March 1. As a result of the acquittal last night of Josse James of the charge of train robbery. Attorney Hood moved this morning In tho Criminal Court that tho cases against the men ahnrgod with being associates of Jnmes In tho robbery of a Mis souri l'aciflo train nt LeodslastBeptember, and nil other cases agnlnst the alleged train rob bers pending in tho oourt, be dismissed. This action released Andy ltyan, Charles W. Polk, W. W. I.owq and Caleb Htone, nlieged confederates of Jnmes In thn Leeds robbery, and. so far as Jackson county Is concerned. Jack Kennedy, Itolen and Flynn and Hill ltyan. or Jennings, charged with thn Chicago and Alton robberies. Kennedy and Jennings aro now in jail In Greene oounty, awaiting trial on a charge of having robbed a Kansas City. Fort Hoott and Memphis train, near Maoumb, Mo. Court Calendars This Day. Appellate Division Supremo Court, Ileceta. Hupremo Court Appellate Tonn. Adjourned f.ir the trno. hupieuie Ciurt Special Torm. Part 1 Motlou calendar railed at l(l:o A. M. Part If.-Ki-pane lnatteis. Part lit, Mntlona. Not. 1, J, a, 4, B. Part IV. Caae iiuUnlatisd. I-aw and fact Noa. 21!:, 3118. 14. 1372, 310T, 3104, 21U.I, 3141. 31.17, 3UTS. IBIS. 1440, 3313. Part V. clesr, Casos from Part IV. part VI, I'aaa uutlnlahel. 0m from Part IV, Part VH.-Caae on. No. 012. Hclinouwabl is. Man Lot an ltitlway. No cal Hilar. Trial Trm Pan If. -Llear. Preferred vsiipm, Kos. nH7l, T.'IU, MI01, mioi, ;nrn, 7ft43, HJiD, Haiti, Tow, umio, sjyo, Htir.C, T203. 4U.1U. 4ril'.', MOl. BIO'., HtlMI, H430, S07H, Hltlft, 4H03, HDtU, 4SHH, 7UR 7.17 , 711(1, M344, 7nl4, 7lirll. IIIIOI. HJ73, H41U, BU37. HOIII, M471. 7li4, r.iniT, tu.'..'l. iistll. Part lll.-daau unfinished. Noa. OTUO. 3184, 400(1, 2(10 i, SOfiil, Rn4fi, U4S, HllttW, 40M3, 4071, .'IH24. 3H4V, II 2 li, 254J, 3KmI, 3.11", (WH, 3MII7, 'a743. Pari IV,- Caae iinjlnldied. Caaea from part III, Parts V and VI. Adjourned for the tana. Part VII. -(.'am tinnnleueil. Hon. ruilT, ,14RH. 3.111, mo,, 1317, nvio, 3aiu, 74a, lai j, m;r., moi. sino 30-17, 3J2U, 3iitu, r,so, 37re, iwai, 11114, lacv, -jvm, uttii. Inqneat No. 3Swi. Part VIII. Case uudutlied. Caaoa from Pari Vlt, Part IX.-Cuaj iiuauiahed. Oae from Part VII. Part X, Clear, t'atea from 1'art Vlt Part XL Adjourned for the term, Part Xll.Ooie uuniiletud. Cisiefrom Part II. Hiirrngilf'a Court Chamber. I or I robate Wills of 'I h.'iua,. Mcj! lliowii, at IOA. SI.! CDuilea I.amr uintr, Priucie Krratsln, Uaunah Larltaky, Charles J. ()oclle, at IO1110 A M.i JoUu W Matlhava, al il A. N. Trial Term Ko day ralemlar. City Court-Hpoc.al Term. Court opena al 10 A.M. Muboiia tlrneral lirm. Adjuurne'i nine tile, Parte I., II., III. aud IV. adjourned for the trw. Court of Appeals Crtlrndnr for To-Day. Albavy, Starch t, Cnnrt of Appeals day rslendar furto-upirriwi Ho: 1873, lain, i:l,i3. .(-'.i, 7Vn. 7SJ, J.-7o, and SI-', Tho story of our Spring nnd "Winter mark-down units is near ing its close. The Inst chnptor is being written. And like most Inst clinptors it brings together nil tho survivors for n happy ouding 5000 wero killed off; tho remainder, broken nnd sepnrated, nro being dis posed of. The coats nnd vests nre now parted from tho trousers. Tho trousers nro $8.50, tho coats and vests $6.50. As suits, ninny of them wero $20 and ovor. Prince und Leonard St. stores only. Kogeks, Pket tt Co. 3&0 Broadway, cor, Ionard. now Broadway, cor. Prince. Thlrty-aeoond and Broadway. , WHY THEY DO IT. Thoro Is no doubt about the rapid Increase of the, uso of gas nnpllnnoes for cooking. Figures of the snles leavo uo quostlon in regard to It. Anyone with his oyes open may discover how regularly gns ranges and gas broilers aro now to bo found In tlio best hotels and the leading restaurants. Bomo one was ourious enough to ask a loading New York restaurateur the other day why ho usod gas broilers. Ills reply was: " I hove to do It In order to keop my custom. Tho class ot mon who visit mr establishment are good livers and experts In tho appreciation of good cookery. All my broiling must bo dona In the best possible manner, and repoated ex periment has satisfied me that the best posst bio way of broiling Is by gas." This man speaks tor all his fellows. Thoy cook by gas. just ns they buy tho best food and Insist upon excellont service, booanee their patrons demand the bost. The superiority of gas broilers and gas rangos .is too woll established by tho testi mony of too many chefs and caterers to tie longer doubted. And do not forget thnt oooklng by gas gives just as good satisfaction In tho prlvato Kitchen as it docs In hotel or restau ranc Atc. Ar catorrh CLIMATIC HtMiB Nothing but a loral iWM&f'li&'Slil remedy or cbanga of cli- bHiWCSuII inata will cure It. WP 55 aHfjm Jj Oeta well-known EJJWEVEH S3 fe M specific. KL "& Ely's Cream BalmLfl It Is qulrklr Abaorbod. LJdKlVH Olvea Iteliet at once. kkwFv2JZriY''3SkW Opena and cb anaea the easTy V-e 'aT AlUysInSi"iSlrVtailou. COLD 'ty HEAD Heala and ProtocC the ""' Jlc mbrene. IUetorbii the fleneea of Taata and Braell. Ho Cocaine. No Mrronrr. Mo Injurious dnur. Prlr Doc. at Drutridirts or Dv mall: Trial Rite toe. by mall. ELY IIKOTIIKKB. W Warren Btreet. Kow York. PURE, HEALTHY, m FRAGRANT. W&f The unnatural odor from peraplra- Ajjfe' tlon and a'l other Impurities aro speedily aud cotnplotely removed and the entire body given a puro. healthy, fragrant tons by tho daily uee, lu toilet and bath, of WOODBURY'S Facial Soap and WOODBUllY'B Faclal.Crea.ro. , a GaNun & Parsons' Eye Glasses. Perfect Adjustment. Xo Slipping. Our Celebrated "J" Clips, 25c, pair. IS West 42d Street. 310 Columbus Avo. 48 W. 125th St. GOSEW8KI A I'ASSIOXATE WOOER. Couldn't Keslst Kissing the Widow Even la Court. A woman's screams attracted Tollceman Donncgan's attention to 400 Henderson street, Jersey City, on Tuesday night, and on enter ing tho houso Mrs. Annie Mlawsowska, a pretty Polish widow, reiiuosted him to arrest Marcel Ooiewski, who was with her In tho room. She - said that Gosewskl had beon persecuting her with his attentions and had threatened to take her It fo unless sho promised to marry him. Tho Polo reslstod arrest and broke the poltoe mnn's helmet, but was finally landed fn the Seventh stroot pollco station. Tbo prisoner was arraigned In tbo First Criminal Court yes terday morning, nnd Pol loo Justice Novln flood him S3, and warned him not to annoy the widow any more. "Hut she has my trunk. Judge." said the prlsonor. "and thero Is Rtflt) In It. The widow said the trunk was hers and the didn't knownnythlnc about any monoy being In It. As tho prisoner persisted. Judge Nevln told him to go to tho clerk's desk tiuJ make a charge of Inrcony. Aftor ho had made tha complaint, and as the widow was about to be arraigned, tlosowski clasped her In his arms and kissed her passionately. Hho looked sur prised hut made no resistance. Hor examina tion on tho chargo of larceny was set down for to-day. Fourteen New Cases of Typhoid In ratrrsan. Patehson, N. J March 1, Up to the closing ot tha office of the Hoard ol Health at A o'clock this afternoon fourteen new casos of typhoid fever had boon reportod to-day. making In all thlrty-flvo eases for the last three days. Among tho victims reported to-dny Is a young son of Mayor Hlnchllffo. Many of the Health Com mUsloners hlamntho I'asanlo Hlver water for the outbreak. Dr. Loal, who Is Investigating the matter, promises to make a report in a few , days. He says that the mill supply has been J examined nlreadynnd that the disease can not be dun to it. Infants are effected by foods taken by the nursing mother. Prof. W. B. Cheadle, of St. Mary's Hospital and author ot a treatise on the feeding of infants, has shown by experiments that wasting diseases, will result from de priving children of fats and nypophosphites. Dr Thompson says Cod liver oil is what sucft mothers rnd infants require. "Scott's Emulsion' is pure Nor wegian Cod-liver oil with f hypophosphitcs. oc fttvl fi.co, a dmccUti SCarT & liO.VNil. CUaUu, N Vwk. ,