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ihurthnnded and Wenry, Hrr Men mail n,
Hard Time nf It Dunn the liny Yei(er
ilnr at Impecdon-Capt. CuBhln Hears
the Lateit New from Washington What
Naval Men Hay About the Prv.bnble Out
mine of Hit Antl-Gernir.ri Iteiuarki.
The United Slates cruiser Blolgh will leavo
New York this nffernoon ,r Philadelphia.
where she will remain until alter tho 'Dower
par celebration arrange' for Mar 1. the tin
nlvcrsnr) of tho American naal vlotory In
Manila Ua. by the r'Ople ot Philadelphia.
The Ualelgh, in eomnina of Cant. Coghlan.
will be tho centrnl r.urool tho Philadelphia
jubilee After leaVnu the Dolnivnru Capt.
loghlan will take hi ship to Wilmington. N. C.
The city of llnlc'jh has planned a warm wel
come for thn officers and men of tho cruiser.
will l'i toltnlej-.h to present to the city a throe
pound. rNoi.l nfeldt rapld-flro gun taken from
the Ilelna 'Oristlnn. the flaKshlpof tho Spanish
sjunlroti. In the annihilation of which the
llilcigh &oro such u glorious part. From Wll
toliiKti n the cruiser will rundown to Charlos-
on w icre another inception Is to take place
A" i r the Ch irleston celebration tho Italelgh
sil irolnbl)go to the Portsmouth Navy Yard
lo re put out of commission and doekforox
linslvo repairs and Improvements. Evenbody
along the Atlantic coast wants to see the
rrtiivr and Imnor tho officers and men who
(ought her u jear ago. Tho citizens of Norfolk
nre trying their best to have tho Navy Denart-
Inent end tho cruiser there beforo sho goes
out of commission. Tho Italelgh was built at
the Norfolk yard, and the Norfolk people think
they hate u good claim on tho ship. Word has
lumoironi Baltimore, too. that the Jtulelgh is
wantrd there
Tire Italelch's sklppor had such a h ltd day of
It yesterday an arduous five hours' Inspection
defvn at Handy Hook, followed by the smoker
for tho sailors and murines at tho Waldorf
Abtorla in tho evening that he didn't have
i chance to look ut tho newspapers, and It
wasn't until lato In tho evening that ho heard
what had been going on In Washington during
the da Then he learned that the Gorman
Ainbaitsadoi had Inquired nt tho Mate Depart
ment ns to tho Captain's spoech ut the
Union Leaguo Club on Friday ulght The
ltalelgh's Captain was glad to hear that
beoretarr Hay had told Herr on Holleben
that the Capfiln's "indlscrotion" wan entirely
a matter for tho Nav y Dopartmont to deal with,
and was not a subject for diplomatic consider
ation. Capt. Coghloii hopes that tho " incident
Is closed," ho far as our relations with the
German Government aro concerned. The
en ectatlon among naval men hero Is that the
Kaler will bo satisfied by tho explanation of
the State Department, that Capt. Coghlan bo
lieved tlrathls speech would never co beyond
the walls rf tho Union League Club.
Naval men in town do not anticipate nny ecu
sure of Capt. CogUlan's Union League speech
b) the Navy Dt.rartment. Had tho IlnloIgh'B
Captain spol.wn as fiankly and houostly
as ha dlj. knowing that his after
dluner fory was to bo made public,
the department, so the naval ofllcers say.
might i no sought an explanation. When
Cart, Coghlnn went to the Union League ho
dlj not Intend to make a speech But friends
1 the club said ho must speak. Everybody
wanted to hear him.
' I'm no siieeotunaker." Oapt. Coghlan sold.
I can t make a speech "
' You can tell some stories about Dewev," he
was told "This isn't a formal affair. Tiiere
Wun t be an) reporters around."
And Capt. Coghlan went ahead to tell a good
story about the Admiral, a story that had gone
the rounds of the ships of the Manila squad
ron The Captain's friends a that the only
'aim huhns lor anxiety as to the consequences
oj h remarks Is that In somo quarters ('apt
J "Khlw s populnrltv has aroused jealousy,
lap i-ochlaii has taken every occasion
to show his Intense ndmiratlon lor Admlrnl
iv,z The Jmiinl.tt Is known In Washing
Inn thinks a grrat deal of him. and all through
the tr inc times ut Manila Dewey placed great
reliance on Coghlan
t'ne of the stories which drifted around
the woild from Manila, long beforo the
Italeigh sailed for homo, was how the Ad
lnlril and the ltalelgh's Captain got to
Cither one day aboard tne Olympln
an I made out n plan of battle, which was to be
fnllorwilincnse Admiral von Dlederiohs ononlv
d-lld the Americans Tho principal fenturoof
t plin. so the slotv goes, was that the
llilcigh with her broartsldo rapid-fire bat-t-ilee,
the most effective in tho Moot, was to
(iPirt into the (leimun Admiral quicker than
nvniuldsav " lack ltoblnsiin."
-With i crew short soienti-ono men tho
ltalelgh's inspection yesterday down at Sandy
Hook wis a trjlng one for the men. After
week uf sightseeing and eolebratlng In
town the nion lelt aboard wore not In the best
condition for "dealing ship fur action." re
(pumlltig to "general quai ters" and the like,
but the) went through with it nil to the satls
factlonof theofrlcirsof the Hoardof Inspection
from Washington T ho Inspeellou lasted from
ill In the morning until pearl) :i o'clock,
when tho ship started back to her North
Illvtr anchorage The members of tho
board present worn Hear Admiinl Fred
trick Hodgnrs President of the honrd:
(apt Iloliley D Kvans, Commnnder Wll
llum II Krnoo, Lieutenant-Commander Na
than Kirgent and Chief Engineer Charles
II ltoelker The men went through all th
trills, cleared ship for notion and did other
things tliut sailors don't have any liking for
whin thore's no enemy In sight
The"stnokei"t the Waldorf-Astoria In the
eienlng n,tsa hippy affair Nearly lAOotthe
jatkles' marched over Thirty-fourth street
Jo the hotel and thon marchoil through tho
hotel to tho Anor gallery, where they took
seats at small taales.
Ttin Ililelsh's men were cheered by the
hotel guests as they filed through the main
corridor Pipes and cigars were watting for
them at the tables, and tho raon were soon
Quite at home
"Idle supper was served them a vaudovllle
programme was given on the stage One of
the entertainers was a lightning clay modeller.
One of the faces he brought out of tho clay
as that of Admiral Dewey Of course, that
raised a big cheer. .
heated at a cluster of tnhlos nenr tho
Jaee were Renr-A.lnilral John W. Philip.
llear-Admiral Unnry Lrben. ex-Oov. llos
ell Y 1 lower, ex. Assistant Secretary
of the Saw William M-don, Hnuilolph Oug
genheiiner. Philip Ithliichniler: these officers
ofthellitelgh Capt Joseph II Coghlan. Lieut
tonuniindtr Thomas H Phelps, Jr. Lieut H.A
Pearson. I lent I'.I. ChadwIok.Lfout Provoost
bahiii, J)i j m v,loore Assistant Engineer
J I Neel, Cnpt T C Troadwell of
the marines nnd (apt James Entwlstle
anil Assistant Engineers' II Mtoiger, detached
fr'in tin. lttlelgh In tho boxes vveron num
bei fl.uliiR liieludltig dipt Cnghlan'H wife
Miiong the guetswornMr nnd Mrs James
D lam. l)r and Mrs Kip. Mr and Mr- Charles
Dawes ainl Mr and Mrs Philip Hhlnelander
liefnte tho Ilnlelch's men left they gave
three cheers for "the citizens of New ork.
thru fur " the committee" and three more for
M ss lle'en (iruld "
The jmkles had shore leave until 7 this
O'l'iiuig ftei tho "smoker" the officers nhd
the ladii had supper in ono of the rooms oil of
the gallon
Objerti to Capt. Coghlnu Poking Fun at
(he Keller.
WisiiiNfiTON, April 24. Ambassador von
Holleben v 'sited tho State Department this
m rning and called the uttentton of this Gov-
rnincnt through Socrotary Hav to the In-
illserttion of Capt Coghlan, commander
"f the Raleigh, In poking fun at tho Oorman
Imperoi It was at first reported thatfiecre-
tar llaymado an apology, but this Is not the
'aft What Mr Huv did was to tell tho
1 Oerman Ambassador that as Capt Coeh-
1 lan's speech nnd tho rocltatlon of tho poem
Deli der Kiilher" had taken place at a
.'I prliutn dinner In n private house this Govern-
II ment eonld not hold itself diplomatically
11 tniisiblo Htep, hnvo beou taken. Heero-
I tar) Hny said, by the Navy Department to
11 obtain Capt Coghian'a version of the af
U 'ir, with a vlnw undoubtedly to taking such
j action as might seem proper; but under the
elrcumitauoos and with Its preaent JWQwUilct
JL - :
the Rtate Department did not consider tho In
cident as Justifying a dlplomntlo controversy.
The Gorman Ambassadoi has not yot ex
pressed himself us satisfied with this state
ment. So at present the affair Is unsettled,
awaiting Cnpt. Coghlau's reply to Secretary
Hnppcars thnt after the close of offlco hours
on Saturday tho Oenmm Ambassador first
broughttho mattertotho nttention of the State
Department His visit to-day was for the
purpose of making a formal protest against
the laugungo reiortod to have been used by
(apt. Coghlan nnd to Include the song. " Hoch 1
Der Kaiser." as part of the alltgod ohjic
tlonahle language used by the Hnlelgh's
commander Tho song Is rcgardod ns
inoro serious than the remarks made by Cant,
Coghlan In explaining tho trouble with tho
(lormans at Mnulln.as It Is a pereonnl reflec
tion on the dignity ot Lmpeior William. The
position of the Htnte Department that thu ob
jeetlonnblo langunge was used nt n private
dlnnor In a private room at a prlvato club cov
ers tho song ns ivell as the spoech.
This Government, through becretnry Hny.
has not attempted to defend the language
used by Cnpt Coghlan. hut there has beeu no
apology for It. Tho present position of the
I lilted States, thnt tho mutter is purely ono of
navnl discipline, tuny ho changed If (lermuny
Insists that tho euo hns an International
usnect which must be adjusted
'I ho Navy Department has not heard from
Capt. Coghlan In response to tho department's
letter asking him If he had been correctly re-
Eorlcd In the newspaper accounts ot his Union
enguo speech. It is supposed that he re
ceived the department's lettor to-dav nnd his
answer is not expoctod beforo to-morrow.
Losnox Kirs of cuum.AS's speech
The fllnbe Treats It '.erlinisly ns nn Inillrn
tlnn uf Our I.mk of SetC-Continl.
Special CabU Dttratch to The Bex.
London, April '.'4. The leading edltorluls In
this uttornoon's nensparers are mainly de
voted to commonts on the speech of Cant.
Coghlan at tho Union League Club dinner.
The GIoIip says: "Capt. Coghlan displayed
that appalling Indiscretion and want of self
control which forms so dlsaereeable a feature
ot tho national oharacter. The Americans
must not only regulate their diplomacy to the
standard observed In Europe, but must place
their urmod forces on a different footing, nnd
the splrltot discipline must be made universal,
of wlik h at present there ure very few traces,
and which seems alien to the national charac
ter. The state of affairs which passes for dis
cipline on board of an American man-of-war
Is enough to send a cold shudder down the
backof aulF.ngllsh naval man at the loose, hall
fellow well-met system. America must be
prepared to take un the bteru yoke of disci
pline which Is found Indispensable by tho n
tlons of the Old World. Welmay be pauloued
for offering uiipalatuble ndvlce. for the effi
ciency of the nraied forces of America Is a
matter that comes homo very near Indeed to
Great Britain. If the d renin oCthehour is
fulfilled that the two great Anglo-Saxon races
unite In an alliance toovernwo tho world, we
must accopt the assets which America brines
into the partnership'
The rail Mall Catetle 'akes a less serious
view of tho affair. sa)Ing: "Something must
be allowed for the tnllrmltyot human nature
across walnuts and wine Men have ever and
will continue to say nil sorts of things that tber
would not dream of saying at other times.
The Kaiser himself has been not unpleasantly
conspicuous in a ceitaln cxpanslveness in
after-dinner eloquence. There is a touch of
nature and common humanity between tho
Kaiser and a simple Coghlan "
The H'esfminnfer CireeBnys,"On the whole,
it Is rather food for Europe to be occasionally
stirred un by a transatlantic gentleman who
palls a spade a spade. Nevertheless, a slight
change In manner Isdesirable or u catastrophe
will happen."
"An English officer " wrltos to the 2'iniej
asking to bo allowed to say a word In favor of
his old friend. Capt. Coghlan. who has been
condemned, not only without defence, but
without trial.
Hesavsthat nobod) whoknowsCapt Coghlan
will believe that ho said tun thing Inten
tionally offensive to Germany or any other
country Ho his distinguished powers
as n story teller. His hosts were nwaro
of this probably and expected to be
amused. Capt Coghlan'n invartsh'e kindli
ness would not allow him to balk them. Tho
writer sas ho Is convinced that he told good,
not lll-nntured stories, and suggests that tho
newspapers distorted them
Mild Comments of the Oerman Press on
Capt. Coghlnn's Speech.
rtiteial Cailr Dnvatc lo The Sch.
Iiitr.MN, April 24. Tho speech made by
Cnpt. Coghlan of tho American cruiser
Italelgh, ut the dlnnor of the Union
Tongue Club In Now York, has created
less stir here than In tho United States
nnd Great Britain, though it undoubtedly
created n bad Impression In ilerlln. Secretary
Hay's prompt repudiation of the speech, how
ever, has done much to mitigate thu ef
fect hero ot Cupt. Coghian'a remarks It
Is unofficially doclarod that the Govern
ment does not think that tho making
of such speeches should bo the subject ot
dlplomntlo negotiations. Homo of thoevonlng
papers comment warmly on the mutter, but the
leading journals say very llttlo.
Tho .Vorfa flmium (atettf (semi-official)
refusos to overrate tho political slgnlilcnnce of
tho Indiscretions of a single officer, especially
ns thorseem to have been committed when
tho epeakor was in a state of exhilaration nnd
In view of hN Immcdlnte reprimand b his
The ..Yafioiial 7?itung calls the speech ex
travagant nnd alcohol tinctured, and declares
that the only ground for noticing tho Incident
Is that the correct attitude of the Amorlcnn
Government and press shows that the rela
tions between tho United States and Germany
havorccontlr changed for the hotter.
Tho "list accuses tho Renter Telegram Com
pany of utlllrlng the speech, which It says
ought not to hnvo been noticed, to provoke 111
feeling between Berlin nnd Washington It
adds that tho attempt, like many previous
ones, Is doomed to failure Tho frltndly rela
tions between thetwocountrlcsnre the guaran
tee for this
Tho UoMisrip Zeifuno calls tho stories told
by Capt. Coghlan ridiculous humbug and de
mands that ho bo severely punished.
The Cologne Gaiettr, commenting on the ut
terances of Capt. Coghlan. sn)s: "TheCoghlan
Incident Is receiving In Berlin the exnet atten
tion Itdeseives The utterances of a drunken
and consequently almost Irresponsible officer
make no Impression hore
" If an) body has reason to feel sore. It Is
Coghlnn's comrades in arms, notoblr Ad
miral Dewey Tho former can hardly
be expected to bo Indifferent to the
damage his remarks will do to the good
fame of tho American Navy, while Dewey
himself must bo painfully Impressed by the
fact thnt nn officer who was recently under his
command has shown so little self control thnt
he credits his former chief with words which
make hlra appear In the light of a consummate
linllr "
Dr. Evans's Friends Confident.
The trustoes of tho West Presbyterian
Church met last evening to fix the dato for a
congregational meotlng whloh is to elect three
trustees to fill vacancies that will exist in May.
but after long deliberation they decided to
leave the selection pf a date until, later t
was sold that tho I ev Dr Evans's friends
wfll make u determined light to Prevent
the reelection as trustees of Hussell Sago.
EH Perkins. Jr.. and Beth Thomas, whose
terms expire next month. All of these
I1 men have served many years, but the paator'a
fflenasiay that they will carry their point by
tho wtne Tote that they requeawd Dr.ETna to
Hose Said That "trlcklnml nnd Offered
Illm "0 tu Kill Cranfnrd Accmed De
nied nil Gollt-Rcnnrd for Hole's Cap
ture Pnld No Ileward for the Lynchers.
rMiETTo. Oa. April 24.-I.lge Strickland,
who was Implicated as a conspirator in tho
Cranford tragedy by the confession of Snm
Hose, was caught last night near this place,
carried within n mile ot tho toirn, ani lynched
by a large posse of men. Tho negro's body Is
still bunging. On It is a placard with these
words: "We Must Protect Our Southerm Wo
men." It was known In Newnnn yesterday that If
Strickland was caught ho would be killed and
It was suggested thnt ho be burned at the
stake. Hoso confessed that Strickland offered
him $20 If he would kill Mr. Crunford. When
this statement became generally known a
lnree party of Palmetto clti.cns. who h id
leached Nownan too lute to witness the burn
ing, started out to locate Strickland He was
found nt 1(1 o'clock last night nnd was cnrrlod
near rulmctto, where he was told to confess.
He did not confess, it Is said, but denied his
guilt. His earn nnd flneers were cut off, and
he was thon Hnclied. The party In pursuit of
Mriekliind had bunting tied around arTis and
shoulders, one man being almost dre-sed In
the national colors
The negroes hnvo practlcall) all left the sec
tion of the country In which the Crnufords
were known and for miles around Palmetto
ther are moving out by funilllss. While ever) -body
Is still talking of the burning yesterday
and the inching this moraine there Is no
great degree of oxclteraent, and everybody ap
pears to be satisfied with tho work.
It is reported I lint a larce crowd of armed
men Is making fust headway through the
stvnmps In hot pursuit ot two negroes, pre
sumably Implicated through a confession said
to have beonmade by Llge Strlokland just be
fore his execution. The rumor cannot be veri
fied here at this time, but there are many it ho
Intimate that thor know the report Is true, but
canno: discuss it yet. l'roui nn ewwttness
the story ef tho capture nnd hnchingof Strick
land Is as follows:
Strickland was caught about seven ml'es
from Palmetto at 10 o clock last night and was
taken about one mile from Palmetto nnd wns
hanged to ntree. Both ears and several fin
gers were cut off
Atiantv. da. April 24 Gov. Allen D Can
dler nsslgtiH three causes for such ueeuirelices
ns wero enacted ot Newnnn estenln). lie
names ns the first cause politics, as thn second
the fallute of the negro rnee to build up In
their ranks a strong sentiment ngaliibt the
crimes which provoke lynching, and us the
third the efforts by law vers, b) quibbles nnd
technicalities, to acquit gul'ty clients The
Governor hns not vet offered any reward for
tho apprehension of tho participators in the
Ivnchlng nnd deelinul to go Into nn discus
sion of th.it feature of the case All he would
say was tint It was the dutv of tho Grand Jury
of Cowettn count) t fully Investigate (he uf
falr The reward or $50" 1 which wis offered by
the Governor for the captuie of the negro and
his delivery to the sheriff of Cowetta county at
New nan or to tho Sheriff of I ulton county at
Atlanta has been p ild J. B. Jones, one of tho
captors, called at the Governors office this
morning accompanied 1 It. 0 Gordon. A. ltn
gowskl nnd S. B Matthews nf rtrilllii Mr
Junes piecented his n eelpt from tho hhoriff of
Cowetta count) nnd claimed tho reward. In
speiklngof the hnohlng he said'
"1 bellove the whole trouble of all thee dis
orders le trail-able to polities This. In my
opinion, is tho prime cause of nil the fru tlon
th it has ever existed In Georgia between the
whites and the blneks "
Tho Methodist ministers this morning dis
cussed the hurnlntr of Sum Hose )Oslerilny,
This question was Introduced b) the Hev Wil
bur Thlrklelil. President of the Clark Nigro
University He spoke of tho horrible crimes of
the negro Sam Hoso as I olng "beyond words. '
nnd snld that "action should bo taken In re
gardto tho terrible scene of yesterday, rather
In behalf of ourselves than In behalf of tho
The Hev Joel T Daves said. ' There nre
two sides to this matter While It Is true that
the negro was Inhumanl) punished yesterday,
vet tho (.rime that h committed was bo hoirl
bie that even tho public, even tho newspapers,
have not tunde known th-details I heard tho
wholo story from one who knew It all. and the
erime that the negro committed in detail is
be)o;nl words "
I'lre iites In the Jury nox to Viinlili the
linker l.ynihen.
In the prosecution b) the United States au
thorities of eight men out of thirteen who were
Indicted for the hnching of.I'rarer B Baker,
tho negro Postmaster of Lake Cltv. S. C. the
Department of Justice etnploved with others
William A. Barber, now of this city, and for
merly Attornev -General of South Carolina.
Tho trial was conducted nt Charleston, S. C.
last wcok, endlnc on Saturday tvlth a disa
greement nf the jury and a consequent record
of mistrial. Mr Barber returned 'o this citv
resterday nnd expressed himself ns eatlifled
that even a disagreement of the jury Instnneod
the progress of enlightened sentiment In tho
State, since llttlo but n verdict of acquittal
could hive been lookcdlfoi In such n'caio. The
jurors were, otcouise, all white men. and five
of them, and these live the moat enlightened
and beet educated of nil, stood out for convic
tion forfvent) -two hours.
T he facts of the shootlnc of Baker and some
members af his fnmlly as they fled from their
house, which had beon set afire, In February,
1HW. are fresh !n every ono s memorr
Of tho thirteen men who were Indicted for
the crime, thu 'tvo who confessed received
promises of Immunity, nnd ns one of them,
who Tas tho only witness aaalust three of the
others, was declared Incompetent, having been
com lctoil of n crime, the case as nirnlnst those
three men was nullified and prosecution of the
eight went on. ,
Mr, Bnrhor nvows frankl) his belief In lynch
ing for crimes nf violence against women, but
declares his opposition to it under nny other
tlroumstnncos. He snld to the jur) that he
was opposed to the appointment of negroes to
Post Offices in tho houth, hut that he wis op
poed also to mob law, art on nnd murder. Al
though ho was not n member of.tbo conven
tion that framed the new Constitution u' the
Htnto. he had a hand in the preparation ottbe
sections which effecttmllv disfranchise the ne
gru without an) lug so. nnd which declnru
ngalmt lynching and make officers permitting
prisoners to be taken from oustody responsible
He referred. In addressing the jury, to the
bold rassortion made when tho Constitution of
Hli5 was adopted, that It was tho purpose of
the white people to tako the ballot from the
Ignorant blacks and establish white suprema
cy "And," he snld. "white supremacy means
white responsibility " Tho same convention
enacted strineent laws iignlnit Ivnchlng nnd
mob violence, holding the oountlos responsible
in damages to the representatives of psrsons
Irnchel This, Mr Barter savs. Is the sentl.
ment of tho enlightened nnd intelligent peoplo
of South Carolina, but its permeation of the
entlro community Is slow The new Consti
tution hnvlng been put Into effect, the white
people ofSoalh Carolina were committed In
their fundamental law, he said to the jury, to
oppose inching .....
"I nm sorr) for our Rtate," he said, thnt
this blot Is upon her Mob lnw is sapping the
wealth of the State nnd mining most of our In
vestments and robbing us of the social and
moral position to which the South Is entitled
It mint be'stnppod If weoannot Hop It. thon
-lose the doors of the sohools. make bonfires of
the textbooks, tear down the spires of the
ohurches nnd admit that:Augln-Saon civiliza
tion In the Houth is ulnilute"
But only five of the jurors were ready to take
the responsibility of pronouncing agnlnstwhlte
men who had lynched black men Tho jurors
were drawn from different sections of the
(filing to (iriitv the I.nwson t'lnk in Cuba.
Among the passengers who got hero Inst
night by the Wnrd line stoamer Troja from
Havana was Thomas V Galvln of Boston, the
original grower of tho I.awson pink He has
kpcureil several aeresnf laud In Cuba.wheru ho
Intends to grow the pink on a large scale.
The New York Central Announces
that on Usy 7 It will place In lerrlce a newut train
bmm Horn Ynrk aud liutulo, to be ruled tas
" rsn-Amcrlcan Eiprtu." Thu train will lreva bota
tiraUali at i.oo P.M. ana entreat t.0 A.M.-uit.
Swerved nt (he Trolley Trnrk nnd Ilia Leg!
Kenrly Severed by a Car.
Felix Bnrnott, 27 jcars old, whllo orosslng
tho bridge on his wheel to Brooklyn about U
o'clock last evening, on thu south roadway,
wiis run over by a trolley car nnd had both logs
so badly mangled thntthoywero removed from
the shreds which held them to tho stumps be
foro his removal to tho hospital. It had been
Ills custom gonorally on fine days tnrldo In tho
morning from his boarding house, at 2tl
Lnfayctte nvcnuo, Brooklyn, to a wholesale
dr) -goods store In Canal streot. In which ho
was emplo)od ae n packer, and buck again In
tho evening.
Last evening when ho had reached tho land
span, about 2(HI feet from the Brooklyn towor.
undvvas riding n short dlstanco behind a truck,
ho swerved too close to the trollev track and
was struck by near of tho Third avenue lino,
upset from his w heel and hurled sev oral feet to
tne left, so that his head and body lay clear
ot tho outside rail and both legs stretched
ncros It The car was going down
grade i-o speedily tint It was Impossible
tii stop It beforo tho front wheel had
passed over tho man's legs Tho car was
packed with passengers, nil of whom vere sur
prisulto Mud that the unfortunate blocllst
had not onl) not been killed outright, but re
tained consciousness, nnd was ubluto recog
nlre Arthur Peterson, u son of his landliid).
who happened to he u passenger on tho ear
Peterson aided In picking him up and placing
him Inn truck nnd then followed him on the
vvheol totho Bildgenulleo station In Washing
ton street. Harnett retalm d consciousness
while Ambulance hurgoon Uathburn of the
Hrookhn Hospltilwns removing his legs, and
he was still partly conscious when he had
reached the hospital The doctors said lust
night that he wns la n critical condition and
they had evidently but slight hopes ot his re
covery Harnett Is unmarried He enmc to this country
from Ocimunv about four years ago.
HAitriEXMiir of si a sty a.
Superintendent Collins Agires to Let Secre
tary Uoiiuil Mii1.ii mi Investigation.
Aluasv. April 24 -Superintendent C. V. Col
ltusof the Stnto Pilsnns Department has 10
ceivedn telegram from W M. V Bound, Secre
tary of tho Prison Asioclatlon, saying that he
wished to Inv estlgato tho prison appointments,
and asking whether ho would need nn order
from the Supremo Court, or whether the
Superintendent would give him lull permis
sion to go ahc-id Superlntondont Collins re
plied that Secretary Bound hud his permission
to Investigate tho appointments as stated.
Tho Prison Association is ranking tho Investi
gation for tho purpose of securing the reten
tion of O V Kngo ns Warden at Sing Sing. Su
perintendent Collins having announced that he
lind oppolnted ox-Sheriff Johnson of West
chester county to succeed hlu.
It was said jesterdnr nt the offices of tho
Prison Association, 1H i hast Hfteonth street,
that no official action had ytt been tnken by
thoossoi lutluii In regard to tho appointment
of Addison Johnson b) State Superintendent of
Prisons I olllnstorlll the place of W Melon Sage
but n meeting of the Board of Directors would
be held on 'J hur.iln) ulght, when something
would probnblv bo done.
William M 1' Hounds. Secretary of the n'so
elation, told n retorter who saw him nt his
homo In College Point, L 1 .th it the associa
tion would take up thu question In doing so
It had nothing to lose anil nothing to gnln. It
merel) wanted n deelslon on u point that had
never beon settled bv tho courts
"Tho whole thing hinges on the question
of the civil service regulations," said Mr
Bounds "They say th.it that Itw does not
apply to prisons, and we hold that It does We
shall get nn order from tho Supremo Court
and look into the thing thoroughly 1 tele
phoned this morning to Mr. Churlton T
1 ewls. President of our association, and ho
said that -wo had better go ahead at once. We
have nothing against Mr. Johnson whatever."
The Mun AMm Shot C. I".. Goodwin llelenied
from sing sing Will Keturn to the Turf.
Burton C Webster, the bookmaker who 'shot
nnd killed Charles K. Goodwin In n house on
West Forti -second street In August, 1M01, In
a quarrel over Evelyn Granville, left Slug Sing
prison yestetdny morning a free man. Web
ate), on his trial, was sentenced to serve nine
teen years' Imprisonment, but some of his
friends, nmong whom nre several well-known
sporting men, Induced Gov. Block to shorten
the term Ono of the Governor's last official
nets was to commuto Webster's sentence to
ten jenrs, subject to further commutation for
good behavior Webstor was a moflel prlson
e r, and got all tho commutation tiosslblo t hree
and one-half ) ears.
While In Slug sing prison Webster took
charge of the printing department there on the
reslgnntlon of n citizen who hnd held the po--ltlon.
nnd thus saved the State J1.20(ia)ear
Ho Instructed the men howtosettvne inddld
all the proofreading himself. He left tho
prison at 7 o'clock vesterdnv morning, having
Sim PI. moit of ivhleh he had earned, and a
ticket to this clt).
Webster is said to have followed the running
of the horses closely while he has been In pris
on, nnd his friends snv that ho will undoubted
ly lesume mnklng book mi the races as soon
ns he can settle down a little.
ricTiit or tho ctRs.
Trolley Knmhed I.ewU I'nder Cntile Cur,
Vhlch Hulled Illm On, but lie VInv Hot over.
Samuel Lewis, a negro, of 154 East Ninety
eighth htrcet. cmplo)od by tho Third Avenue
Ballrond, stepped from a trench in front of 2.18
Bowery yostcrday afternoon to avoid u Third
avenue cur. In doing o ho was struck by a
Madison nvenuo ear which was going In tho
same direction. Tho forco of the blow knocked
him under tho Third nvenuo car. und he was
dragged a distance of forty feet before tho car
wasstoppod. Tho motorman of tho Madison
avenue car put on extrn speed and escaped.
The Third avenue car wns raised by jacks
and Lewis was curried to the sidewalk. Dr.
Lehman of St Vincent's Hospital said he could
not undorstnnd how tho man had escnpod
death Ho was suffering from scalp wounds,
Intornnl Injurlosnnd bruises all over his body
He was removed to the hospital and mny jot
The police of the Mulberry street station nr
ithted James I) Smith, thu motorman of the
Third nvenuo eni, und by night time had
learned that John MiiBuIre of :tiM Tenth ave
nue was the motorman or tho Madison nvenuo
car 1 hey arrested .Mngulreind his conductor.
Michael J. Leonnrd later In tho ovenlug
Remit of the Court of Inquiry's Iteport on
the Seveiit)-llrit's Conduit In Cuba.
Capt John II Whittle ot the Seventy
first Heglmeut, whoso conduct with that
command In th" campaign In Cuba, with
thnt of several other officers, was
Investigated by a State court of
Inquiry, resigned from tho National Guard
yesterday The Court of Inquiry reported un
favorably to him, nnd had he not resigned, he
would have been sent before a State Board
of Examination, generally known ns tho
"Bouncing Board," from whoso action thero
(apt Whittle joined tho Soventv-flrst ns a
private In 1KH2. and was honorably discharged
In 1 ebruiiry, ISMS, hut re-enlisted a month
liter and was promoted to Second Lieutenant
in the following yonr Ho was mado a Captain
In September, lHli'J. When tho Seventy-llrst
entered the volunteer sorvlco last May Capt.
Whittle was mustered In and a few days later
received a commission as Major. He was
honorably discharged from the United States
service last November
To Mnke Small Anns nt lloek Iilnnd.
SrnivinKin. Mass , April -M vn order was
received at the United stales iimirrlii this
l city to-dn) tranbfcirliig it 1." k lsmnd, III
LliUtT 0. Dickson, whoh is h ul gttieial diet
sight of the details of tho manufacture of (ha
Krag-JOrgenseu rifle , An appropriation of
U50.000 becomes available for tho beginning
of the work at Book Island on July 1. It Is
thought In this city that the equipping of a
small arms plant at .llook Island means the
side-tracking ot Springfield as tho leading
rifle float oHoe oountry,
Teits on a Moving Warship Meninges
Transmitted tu Three Stations nu (.and
with Unerring Aeonracy Sent to Kltlier
Btntlon m Desired A l'renrli Cummin
Ion Wltneiies the Very Succeiitul TeiU.
f fftia! Calle Dispatch to Tna Bcw.
London, April 24 Slgnor Marconi, nccom
panted by a French commission, carried
on a series of exjiorlmentB in wire
less telegraphy to-day between a movbig
French warship, tho station nt Wltnorcaix,
France, the South Foreland light hnune.
nnd tho Goodwin Sands Lightship Tho re
ceivers and transmitters on thn Ibis, thn
French vessel, wero In tho cabin, being con
nected with n polo which carried a wire 150
feet Into thn nlr The iiu-sunges woue trans
mitted and received with unerring nccAirnoy.
TestBwern nlso made of Mniconl'H contrlv
anco for Isolating messages, so th it they will
not be received nt nny but designated stations,
notwithstanding the prosonco nf other In
stallations of the system In the tmrne radius.
It Is said that theso teats wont com
pletely successful. Messages wer) sent
from tho Ibis to the South Foreland, tho
Goodwin Sands Lightship being cut out of tho
nerlul circuit. Messages were nlso exchanged
between the Ibis and tho lightship, excluding
the etntlon nt the South Foreland. Simultane
ous messages w ere sent from Boulogne. I rnnco.
and tho lightship to thn South Fore and. one of
which was received, whllo tho othenwns volun
tarily excluded
Slgnor Marconi's friends declare, that his In
vention Is tho most wonderlul dovelopmcnt
slnco the ethnrwave theory was demonstrated.
London, April 25 The Bouogne corre
spondent of the 7'imes is somewhat less
confident of the success ol Monday's
experiments In wireless teloKniphy, tho
leports of which, he sn)s, were Inspired
by those interested. Ho says tk.it messages
from the Ibis were clearly recorded at
Wlmereux when tho vessel wim northwest of
Calais, but the writer was unnblo to uscortaln
her exact position. After a time the communi
cation beeamo feeble and soon censed. The
correspondent sa)s that the message recelvod
on the Ibis was bolslud on a spit eighty fiet
above tho water line.
Capt. ClllKlietH I.vldeiice Itefule (lie Cuurt
of ( amtntlun.
.Vnciai Caltlt Pnvatch to Thu Hi
Pamh. April 25 The Figaro this morning
continues Its revelntlousof the testimony given
beforo tho Court of Cassation in thn Dreyfus
revision proceedings Cnpt. Culgnet, an AJde-de-Camput
the Ministry of War. testllledlhat
Gen. Gonso in 1SIW commissioned him to clas
sify nnd arrange the different documents denl
Ingwlth tho Drofns, l'.sterhny nnd Plcqmirt
Ho gives nn interesting aceouutof his ds
oovory of Col Henn's forgeries. While ho
wns stud)lng thn document by lamplight he
found that tho beginning jnd end wore writ
ten on illfteient paper from rJio bod
of thu document, whereas nnotlior docu
ment, presumably reconstituted Dwo jenrs
later, presented the sinio anomaly. "My Dear
Friend" and tho signature being on differ
ent paper from tho Test or tho document.
Capt. Culgnet concluded thut both were for
geries, being lohcoeted, torn up and recon
stituted at the same time, tho forger for
tunately placing tho head and tall ot ono docu
ment with the other, and vlcn versa The slight
difference In tho paper wns (indistinguishable,
except under Ininpllght
The witness reportod his discovery to Iloget.
who confirmed the discovery eporlmentally
Both tcported toM Cnwilgnne, Minister tif Wni,
who darkened his office nnd lighted n lamp to
produce the nropor conditions. M Cavnlgnae
became convinced thnt tho documents wt ro
forgeries Cnp- l uignet believes that
Henry fabricate d tin- forgery to withdraw
Gen. Gonso fiom Plequart's Influence. He
letnlndcd tho court that Henry Insisted
that Gen. Gonso keep the document secret
from Floquart or any ono else, but Gen. Gonsc,
whom Cnpt. Culgnet describes ns the soul of
honor. Insisted upon submitting tho document
to Gen Bolsdeffre, who without consulting
Henry carried tho document to Gen Billot.
Capt. Culgnet argues that Gens. Gonso nnd
Bolsdeffro believed throughout that tho docu
ment was genuine.
No Yellow Fever or hmullpox in the Army
Derees bv (ten. Itrnoke.
Spmal Call' tinjiateh to Tnr Siv
Havana. April 21. Heports received nlhead
quartcrs concerning tho health of the American
troops In the Island show that tho men are in
excellent condition. Thero Is no )ollow fever
or smallpox In tho army, and Dphold fever and
malaria nro decreasing
Col. Dunwoody. of the Slgnnl Corps, Ins let a
contract to a Cuban for tho construction of
seventy miles ot telegraph line from Santa
Clara to Sanctl Splrltus
Govornor-Genernl Brooke will orouably sign
n deoreo to-morrow establishing a record of
foreigners according to Article IX of the
Treatyof Paris. Spaniards will have ono )oar
in which to register If they wish to retain their
Spanish nationality Gen Brooke will also
feign decrees abolishing twenty-four minor
municipalities, which will be Incorporated In
larger ones, and forbidding municipalities to
grant pensions
Gen l'lthugh Leo Is making a tour of In
spection In tho Province of Plnnr del Bio,
which Is now under his command
Thero wns a demonstration nt Puerto Prin
cipe to-night In honor of Gen Carpenter, tho
Military Governor of the prov luce
Gen. Gomez will confer with Gen Brooke to
morrow regarding the reduction of the lists of
tho Cuban army and tho organization ot u
rural guard Gen, Oomer hnd a meeting this
morning with somo of tho Cuban Generals,
who offered to select the best soldiers for em
ployment ns rural guards.
Gen Brooke will publish to-morrow tho de
cision of Socrotary of War Alger In reference
to mortgages, giving two years' time for pay
ment. No mention Is made an to the payment
of Interest, tho rata of which Is generally from
12 to 18 per eont. The planters had hoped that
this would bo reduced to 0 per cent. There Is
certain to be grave dissatisfaction In regard to
this matter Thero Is nothing In tho decision
to prevent the attachment ot the proceeds of
land, and theroforo tho plantors cannot bo sure
of reaping any benefit from now on, oven
though they own lnnd.
fttl.1 ton A KIPLIXO ITORK.
A First Kdlllun nf Ills " Sehoolhoj.' I.yrlee"
Published When He VVn. 18.
Snaal Cablt Ditpaieh to Tm Hun,
London, April 24 At the literary auction
rooms of Sotheb), Wilkinson A Hodge to-duy.
I a first edition of Itm'nird Kipling's ' School
boys' I.vrlcs." in tho original w rapids, printed
hi Lahore for private circulation, wns sold tor
fii:t5 The work, winch Is tlesitited as t .
toedliigl) rale If not unique, was piodunsl
when the author wns 18 ) ears old Thu man
usorlut of the title design Is the work of Mr.
John Lockwood Kipling, tho author's father
Domestic Hygiene .
! itadild more than ever bffore, and ejperti approve
ihegurasgea thoroughly kreleul,Lttas being
coi)TtAti a&diavUiabiyoaQ other nufei,wl
Lance till Cnrbunrle nnd Put Illm to Sleep
Mltb mi Ophite.
BIchnril Ciokervvent to bed yesterdii) nttot
noon at tho Democratic Club and had Dr V. T
Bull and Dr John II C'osb) laneo the car
buncle on tho back of his neck which Ins given
him so much pnln the past week. The surface
of tho neck wns spnncd with ether nnd
coonlno, and two incisions, each two Inches
long, wero made, Tho carbuncle Is the second
Mr. Crokcr has hnd, and was much worse than
tho first On account of Its situation It caused
Mr. Crokor lo suffer from headaches which
nearly prostrated him It was iigniust the
wishes of Dr C'osb) thnt Mr Crokor went out
yestordny to appear boforo tho Maret commit
toe, and tho physlolnn has also urged him not
to attempt to leave this country this woek
Mr Crokor hns made up Ills mind, however,
to go to England as soon nshocnu.aud he tried
to got passage on the Kaiser Friodrich of the
North Gorman Lloyds line, which sills to-dn)
Being unnblo to get a stateroom on her. he en
gaged one on tho New oik, which will sail on
Wedncsda) Mr. Crokor was In suih ptln last
evening and was so exhausted thnt It was
necessary for tho physician to give him
opiates to get him to sleep
Vnncouver'a JInyor Trying 1 Prevent the
Krectltiu of n Sun mill There.
Vancouver B. C, April 24 Mr Ludgnte,
representing Mossrs Stewnrt nnd Wolls of
Chicago, who obtained n lenso of tho naval re
servo calle J Dead Man's Island for tho purpose
ot erecting a sawmill, was arrested us he landed
on the island with n gnng of workmen to com
mence clenrlng the ground for tho mill. Tho
Mayor. City Solicitor nnd n big squad of police
waited on the shore as Ludgato and his work
men approached In boats
Ludgnte seized nn axe nnd started chopping
ntree. He wus then arrested, but onleied his
workmen to eommonco clearing the ground
nnd thny wereull arrested
It U thought that the ( Ity Council will cen
sure the Minor nnd force him to resign If
tills is not done n mnesmoetiug will bo hold
and tho entire Council nsked to resign Tho
citizens are overwhelmingly In favor of tho
sawmill nnd resent the Mayor's nctloti.
Three Feoplc Thrown Out, a Horse Shut,
und Wagons Hmuihed.
While tho Eastern Driveway In Central Park
was crowded with vehicles yesterday afternoon
n big bnv horso attached to a road wagon con
taining Mr and Mrs. Homy rield. who gave
their address as 250 West Fiftieth street, ran
nwa) nnd created havoc amoiigtho drivers nn
the rond. Opposito Seventy-seventh street
Field's rig crashed Into a light wagon
owned b) Charles Ludoiibnum ot Brondwu)
and Eighteenth street Ludenbnimi w ns thrown
and Mr. and Mrs 1 leld were pltehod out, too,
Mrs Hold was the onl) one of the Inn Injured.
She was cut mid bruised A shaft of 1 Ichl'fl
wagon Injured Ludcnbuims horse so badly
that the animal hint tube shot Both wagons
wore damaged 1 leld's horso got uwa from
tho wreck, but wns caught b) a polli cmiii.
MRS. r.tv Atrzci:'s FLIGHT.
Shes Suffering fiom Morphine l'tilsonlng
Hns n Vassni lluttuii.
A womnn about U"i yenm old, dressed in docp
mourning, wont into Llpmnn's drug store nt
Elght)-Ilrst street and Columbus nvenuo laBt
night nnd said sho wanted n doctor, ns sho was
very sick. policeman was called, and ho sent
for a St. Luke's Hospital ambulance. The pollco
man rec&gnlzod hoi as a woman he had seen
noting queerl) on the same corner nt 2 o'clock
yesterduv morning He hnd directed her ton
physician In tho neighborhood The ambu
lance surgeon said she wns suffering from
morphine poisoning
In her chatelaine bag wns n hypodermic
svrlngo She wore n Vnssnr College button
She would tell the police nothing more nbout
herself than that she was the widow of llnrr)
A an Aukon, The police Hout hor to Bcllovue.
WlilvUcj Trust OtllrlnUIn Kentucky Ordered
to ntte C I'nlltlrnl Jobs.
I oL'isvu.t.r, April 24 Officials ami om
plovoes of the Kentucky Distillery and Ware
house Sndlcato must keep out of politics
The prejudice against trusts is very great In
Kentucky, und It is not Intendod thnt it shall
be increased A representative of tho B)ndl
catn snld to-ilny.
"We rooogni7e thnt the slightest niovo on
our pnit which might nppt ir to be mixing up
In polities would le vei poor policy Our
plm Is to let pplltlos in nil branches severely
nlnno All nfflclnls of our company who hold
political positions of nn) sort in the State must
resign, thus molding even the appearance of
Intormeddllug. Hands off' Is our policy."
Mom Cnn llnve the Information Fnsieiied
by tho Society If He Wants It.
ThnddeusI) Kennnson.onn of tho Exeeutlvo
Committee of fourof the Parkhurst society, suld
yesterday that If Mr. Moss wanted to use nn)
of the evidence or records In the hnndsoftho
soelet) ho would bo at liberty to do so Mr
Kenneson thought that Dr Parkhurst would
not stand In the wa) of aiding Mr SIors Mr
hennesnn said that ns a luwior he had been
able to point out to Dr Parkhurst several
points In the resolution oondcmnlng the Mnret
Investigation which hnd changed his interpre
tation of It.
Buffeting Cnuied by Ills Teeth Keepi Illm
In Ills Private Apartment!.
WifiHlMiTov, April 24. President McKinlov
is sufforlng to-day from neuralgia, causotl by
troublo with his teeth Ho received n few offi
cial visitors this morning, but remained in his
privnte apartments nnd did not go into his
office, whore he usuull) transacts routine busi
ness He has suffered Intermittently from
toothache for severnl weeks, ami a dentist lias
made a number of visits to the White House to
treat him
Conductor nnd Fireman ('might In (he
IVieckage nntl Horned to Death.
Plirgvix, Arl7 , April 24 A west-bound
freight train crashed through a burning
brldgo just cast of Bila Bend this morning.
All the enrs were piled on the engine and
caught fire
Conductor Dovoy and Flremnn Courtney
were burled In tho wrerk nnd burned todinth
Engineer Adams was badly Injured nnd was
taken to his home t Tucon on n special train
Italian Laborer Su Little the Wo rue That
He'll He nt Work Within Two I)as.
Antonio Gardella. a laborer, emplo)ed on a
new building nt Avenue D and Seventh street,
fell from the sixth floor to tho basement last
night When his fellow workmen ran to him
expecting to find him dead they were sur-
rrlsed to seo him sitting up and conscious At
lollevue Hospital It was said that lie hnd sus
tained only a scalp wound ami n fractured rib
and would be at work within two das
Deiperadn Fennell Klllsa Men nnd r irnpi i,
CuuniERi.AKli, Md , April 21 -Clendenlng
Pennell, a noted desporado, has long been
wanted by the authorities but has ovatled ar
rest Yesterday afternoon he wns loeatt d nt
Barnes Gap, a remntn section of the count),
nnd Constable Lush'e) i tilled u number of
farmers to help airt-Kt him Pennell sought
uivet in n turn and hi Id the mshs at bar lor
more than un hour Hually the oflliors decided
to enter the barn and take tho desperado alive
or dead. Pennell made a break for llPerty
with a revolver In eaoh hand James lieatty,
who tried to stop him, recelv ed a bullet through
the heart Pennell then escuped into a dense
forest amid a shower of bullet. Hols a man
about 30 yeari ot age and Is aoensed ot vanoui
1 ' lH
He's on In Cnrltbnd to Cure nim of Till M
(Irlnvtim Ciirbiini les Committee Get H
After the I'olli e AssailnltnnsThn(Spranc M
I'll In February. VV lieu the " Policemen's M
Friends" In the Senntu Were Pondering v
the I'olli o Ueiirgniilintlnii Illlll Killl- H
bllliin of glle Din remembering by Offi H
rtr Who 'lentil) Srrgt. Tlim Produce! U
Some Fnpers V hli h the Committee Cnp IH
ture-llo Fiirnlihrs Mime Olmervntlone H
About lit' and "Something In an 8
Km elope'- Next Sfstlon Here Mny 0. H
The Mn7et committee has excused Illchard H
Croker until Aug 21i,iiudhewlllsnllforEuropa H
nt once The conjniltteohnsndjourned Its pub- M
lie sessions- In Now York to Mny II. H
The i ommllteo sat )nstertlny In tho rooms ot )H
tho lloatd of Trade und Transportation. Mr. H
Crokei arrived nt the meeting place shortly be- H
fore 1 1 oMock, und had no sooner put hla head H
inside the door of the consultation room than a H
auhpiriin wns handed to him summoning hltnA ,H
to appear before thin ommltteoon May 12, anon. H
he wns excused until thnt tlmo Mr. CrokoV" jH
looked nt tho sulqxi n i, noticed tho dato, aft w ''B
tin n said be would likolo see Mr. Mazet J C j
Mr Moss J H
Thoso two gantlnmcn wero called out fA v
the committee loom, mid Mr Croker neWO. l-
thn subpn nn was mount ns u substitute fftii?
one ho hail In his pocket for )ostordn-'ty H
wus Informed that It was. jH
"Well, see here," Mr. Crokor Is reported to H
havosald: "how-do I know- but that when I 'H
come here on Mny 12 I w III got another ono of H
theso thing summoning me to nppoaron Juno H
12, nnd, on June 12, I will be still further put M
off to next July, August. September, or aorne M
time next winter?" IH
Mr Crokor wns assured that ho would be B
treated with more consideration than that, and U
that ho w ould be called positively on May 12, Mr. H
Croker thereupon took Messrs. Mazot and Moss H
into his conlldence He displayed one well- H
developed carbuncle and two or threo embry- U
nnlc carbuncles on the back of his neok. lie M
said that ho was not fooling woll; thnt he tt
wanted to go to Curlsbndto tako the treatment M
there, and he also wnntcd to look out for hit M
racing Interests In England. Then ho U re- M
ported to have added: M
"I don't belli vo )ou can tell at the present M
time how long )nu w 111 wnnt mo nftorliaylS. M
Mr) lie )ou will discover things botwoon now M
nnd then thnt will mnke It noccssnry In your M
opinion to keep me on tho stnnd for somo time. IH
In that event It v-ill be well Into tho summerbe- IH
fori) 1 cnn gotmwti) ut ull If I had been able to Hj
enrrv nut my original plans I would hnvo been HJ
hick hero the latter part of August or tho lstot M
September anyway. Now, vvhv don't you go M
on with yourlnvestlgntlon, dctnrmlno upon all H
the things )ouwunt to question mo nbout, let
me go to Europe nnd call mo ns n witness when
I get hack? Glvn mou reasonable time nbro id jH
nnd fix tho timowhou )ou will tenlly want me, H
und I will be here " H
" Fix ) our own tlmo," snld Mr. Moss. H
"You cnn do thut bettor than I cnn," Mr. H
Crokor Is said to hnvo replied. "If I wero con- M
ducting the investigation I would be nblo to
tell von when I would wnnt you nsn witness."
"We'd rather jou would fix the date," said
Mr Moss
"Well, ns I told )ou, I had expected to be
b-ick the litter part of August or tho first of
"Will )ou bo hore on ug 'JH'" nsked Mr.
"I will. If you wnnt m on thnt date." the
boss Is quoted as sa)Inj, 'und that will give
me ull thu time I want on the other side."
" Ami )ou nro sure to be hero on that date?"
inquired Mr Moss j
"I will It I tell )ou I will." said the boss.
That settled the matter A subpirnn sum
moning Mr Croker to nppcnr on Aug 20wa
handed to him and ho vvnlked nway. Ho said
that ho would hull for Europe on Wednesday,
und that. If he were nllve.ho would bo here and
ready to goon the stand on Aug 21. After th
matter was arranged Mr Moss said:
" Wo nro vor) glad to make this arrangement
with Mr Crokor.not only to accommodate him,
but to aceommodnto oursolves. Had we not
understood that he was about to sail for Eu
rope wo should not hnvo called him when wo
did We did not want to call him nt that time.
His testimony was out of order, coming at tho
time It did It will be necessnry for us to call
mnny witnesses beforo wo cm call upon Mr.
Crokerto give what wo eonsldei his most Im
itortaut testimony. With thn nrrnngement that
lias just been made, howover, wo can eo on
with the Investigation and call him at the time
when wo really want him "
"Well, It has been settled, thon. that the
commltteo will continue Its sessions after tho
ndiournineut of the Legislature?"
"Why. certainly," Bald Mr. Moss, "wo shall
go on on Mnv H "
John Proctor Clarke examined tho witnesses
vesterdiy. temporarily relieving Mr. Moss.
Mr Clarke shows a Btrong Inclination to get
nil the fun he can nut ot the business he has In
hand. Ills questions aro plumped nt (he wit
ness with startling rapidity, but their construc
tion Is so simple that tho witness has little
difficulty In following him. Ono moment ha
gets nfter the wltm si hnmmerntid tongs and
glares nt hlni ns It he would like to eat him.
1 he next moment a beatific smile spreads
over his innocent looking fnce. producing
wrinkles even on his bald lieml. Then n joke
nt tho expense of the witness, himself. Mr.
Moss, or the committee, puts the witness on
the best of terms with himself nnd the rest of
the world, Including Mr. Clarko Thereupon,
ami Immediately, the counsel will appear to
take the witness Into his (oulldenee. ask him a
question- nnvbe one he has imsltlvely refused
to answer before and, before he knows It. the
witness has lit go the answer thut he had so
stubbornly withhold
"Tint fellow Clarke Is a prntt) good fellow,
but he pumps questions by steam." bald ono of
the victims )esterdny
Tim Investigation yesterday was largely de
voted totho corruption fund of $200,000 re
ported to have been raised this winter hy the
police to di feat iollco legislation In I ho Senate
nt Mbnnv In order to get nt tho facts nliout
this fund, about twenty Police Ciptnlns nnd
three Polli e Inspectors were summoned to np
peir before the. committee )esterdiy They
were cortnllod In the back room mid kept prno
tleally umb r guard until eneh was called to I ha
stand As one ( aptnln or Inspector nftor an
other u is excused he was requested to pass
out of the room bv the front entrance, rather
than hv tin1 icirilnnr The ohji et of this wae j
evidently to pii-vent thoe who had already
testified from giving tho benefit nf thnlr expe.
rleneeon the stand totho-cw ho were to follow,
IiiNpiotor Kane. Police (nptnlns Fason,
Hnughev Kirilinei niitl sheehin Sergts H,
F G O llrlcn 'llms nnd I lood and Hounds
limn (lllhoole) were the wllneHos who tes
tlfled )esterdny ami In ever) instance they
wop- abb to answer nil questions satisfac
torily exieptlng questions pi rt lining to tho
raising of the corrupt1' n fund While Sergt.
Tims was on tho witmss stand he took some i
papers from his l noket for tin urooseof eon- (
suiting mcmnrntida upon them Mr Fnllnws, '
who sat Imincdiateli to tho light of the wit- '
tiess st mil, looked over the shoulder of the ,
witness and happened to sen official paper
of the Assembly
"There is something from the Assembly,"
snld Mr I'nllows ' Pleiso let mo see those
I npers '
Tims leluot intl) turned over bis papers and
Mi Fnllnws looked them all ovi r Then he
Passed them to Mr Mnet mid give the witness
to iiuil. i-'nii'l that the i hi rs would remain in
thn hmi Is ( the committee mull further no
the 1 he wltm ss was then nsutd If he gam
up the papers ttllllugl), and he replied that
the) were pnvate npets hut that if the com
mittee wanted I hem tin')' were welcome to
them . n matter nf fin i. the innnultlee has
been looking f' n letter written mum ssem
bl pa pi t lo Police I in t mis some time ago,
which up to this lliin Iki- ii it I een discovered.
AIT I ASI1V SVVs in w ss r Assissrn $.500.
I The (list witness itli-f u is I apt John W,
, Las in. of the inlgt-i In.' lb w s isked If
h" mii'li nn ndiln s to li s men at t lie ill In the
station bouse nt 4 P M on March 1 last
"I don t reineiuler." In- s ild "I may have
done bo I usuullv talk to the men after every
roll call I repeat to them Instructions or or
ders sent to me from Headquarters, and I give
them any orders that I myself think necessary.
(f-Dld Inspector Crosi call tho Captains fa

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