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if ,4 " ' " - - fHE SUN, TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 1809. , , I! GEN. MILES'S CASE STATED. a!( vajor r.BB sums up before the K' COVttT 01' IXQUlltY. i Ha Drelnres Thnt Ihc llvldrncc HIiovvaThnt ,8" the Cnnnnl ltuntt Uerf Win Nut n I'it ,V food for the Army nmt Thnt the ltefrlg- 0 crated Href Wns Trenlcd with Chemicals. 1 Wasuinoton. April 21. The nrmy court of t Imiulry received to-day n copy of thoroiortof -, Ool. Onrllngton. who, ns acting Inspector-dim- 1 eral of (ho army. Investigated bvordorot (Ion. :-; Miles tho charges about tho canned roust beef J nd tho refrigerated beef. After coiisultntlon 3 ltwasdetormlnod not to rccclvo tho roimrt In ' evidence. Tho court adopted tho following M resolution: The report of tho Inve-ttiiatlon rouducled by w XJeut.-Gol. Osrllngton, InapcrtoMle nenl. uuilor tliu n orders of tho Major-donera! comminuting, contains i the result of an Inquiry carried on fur the, mutt pvrt J at the mo tlmo and In the uno places that In- J trusted to til's court by the Pfwlilout During tho progress of this Investigation Oil. Osrllnuton ban Jl submitted, tho names of witnesses, and from time to (j time ha ngaiated subjects of liuniiry, all of which J hv boon fully conaldctcd by tho court. Tlm re- j port., wbtch were f iirnlsbed him by offlccM of tho $ array, hive, already been icad n submitted lucvl- WiM dence. In view of these facts, and as It dun untap- I? pr that Ool. (larllHKlou had anyothii or better fi tn'ana of Infuimatlnu thnu weio accessible to tho .' conn at every etaiio of ifa inquiry. It la orderod that j hi. report be net recelv ed Incvldonce. !j3 The court also continued the consideration ft, ol the reports of the Inspectors of tho army JS who were trltli tne Cuban nnil 1'orto ltloan ox lit pedltlons. Mafsr I.ce, counsel for Gen. Miles. ;'J made at the aftornoon session nn nrsumont i summing up the testimony. Kecorder Davis ,f will make no roply, ns ho considers It would ho I' exceeding his authority tu do so. Tho court fjjf slneo Its organization about rob. 'JO nas lis j tened to tho testimony of about H00 witnesses. ' end reports from more than that number of j' army officers hno been read and considered. ,'t It la almost certain that Its report will ho com lP pleted In a few days and presented to I'resl ,'t dent McKlnley. Major Lc opened his state-if- nient with the roninrk: li. "I have not appeared, nor do I appear. In a !j technical sense as tho counsel of the Major jfjf .General commanding tho nrmy. If. ns has js been, and let us hopo erroneously, maintained w by some that tho Inquiry under the order con It venlng this court was as much for tho purpose of Investigating Implied accusations or linnu- tatlous against the Mnjor-Oenernl command 5b ins ns for entertaining the complaints ami representations of his officers anil soldlors as K to Improper food, and Investigating their R merits, then the whole rule of counsel might Pf b Spproprlato. Ills alienations are nothlnit fl more, nothing lees than the complaints t brouuht to his offlelal knowledge by tho ofll-!-j cers. and men of tho nrmr who partlcluated in K active service durlni: the recent war." i llutor Lee relcwod tho testimony of some pt' of tho wltn03scs and ald in conclusion: i5 "At no time during tho war was there any ji emcrcency calllne for food supplies by other if thun the safe method's of prood exnorlonce. j Ihe war was anticipated for months before It & occurred. Concross. by unanimous vote, had Bt appropriated S.'O.tlOO.OOO for national defonco. ft and It, was porfoctly well known to oory mill 's v tarr man that as the troops were called to ser 0, It vice they would rciiulre food, raiment nud "$ m equipments, and It was eoually well known ;9 8 that their service would be luqtilred In tho t) B! tropica and not In other recions. It was also Jl . well known thnt beef cattle could be shipped U jff by triln or trnnsiHrt whoeer troops, mules 8 2; and horses wero moved. Tho records of the 3 3, (Juartermaster's Department show thnt 'JJtCi i u horses and mules trcre landed with tho Invad J ST lQB nrmy at llahiulrl and Slbonay without it .1 eennua loss, and cortnlnlv beef cattle could .''$, have been landed with oo.ua! If notereator ,( ; taclllty. B w "The travel ration which has been usod for p St' year, composed of cornad beof. heaps, bread. Un fi cnflee, Ac. had been thorouehly lestod aud u Ig found satisfactory and Is in senaral uxo to-day. H IF" It was also known that nearly n million poo- fits pi and 17.(XXi trjops in Torto Rico had lived 'H S, upon the herds with which thnt island Is 35'v. abundantly stocked. nd in addition to tills, jfl K that cattlo were exported from tnnt Islnnd, the J, same as tobacco, colTeo and Hucar. 1'iion tho fjjf Invasion and occupation of 1'orto ltico tv tho h !' army under the Mnior-Uenoral couiniaiidlnc. Jl ', he repeatedly wired superior authority thnt ill ; tnore was an abundance ofenad nativo cnt- flj f tlo. and that no other fresh beef was needed. ) . "Instoad olbupplylnu thu troops durlnir this 1 II i; war. as other armies have been supplied, with wholesome food, of whlah there was on irex- ul I hnustlbla supp v in tho country, there was TA r (lathered up nil of tho ennned foudixjsslble. Ttlfc much of which had been stored for years In f ' the warehouses of tho Daltimoreland Otilo itnll- 1! road. In other places, anj in forolcn store- ,'1 nouses, nnd falsely labelled Trline Itoast Beef.' when there wits not nn ounce of roust beet ami fflj we believe not an ounce of prime beef con- j' talned In the cans. AsMiown In ovlncneo, and J of senoral notoriety. It was ment of tho most i Inferior erade. or tlio boiled pulp from which f; eef extract had been made, and tlie cans wero ft ! found filled with xrensn nr tallow. niuLlmi a ,j tubetance uupalauible. naiiseatinK. ofTenslvo 1l and unlit for human food so nauseatlni;. In ' i- tact, that after a few efforts to eat it the trcops Hi often went hunirry ra'licr than try to lle up- J'ri . on It, In mnnv cases it caused sickness, and t; iu innumerable cases the troops were made . f'i weak by thus lielng supt'llrd in lieu of havlnc vi suitable and wholesome fvd. f 5 - "It Ik true that n xmall nmnunt of canned ',!j , roast beet was purchases foi experiment with i'8 amall detachments of tbe nrmy prior to lMt. P, but owins to unfnorablu retorts it had oeen f ! , DrActlcally abandoned and ra not purchased (I , lor four years prior to tho war. and ti,roucli ia: . the many reports that lime been reeeUed liv f; ' those who have tried it durlns tlio war and al most universally condemned It.'.lt ias been. In effect, abandoned as a part of the ration, unit the prlncipaUuse now niado of It appears to be j to Issue It to the Htanlnu t'ubnns. Tlieei- 1 - dence that has been preented which eon- 1 ' demned this food enu liocontlnned bv the tes- ! !. tlmony of thousands of soldljrs If nay nddl- I tlonil ovldence were ncedetl ! The aendlnc of troo:. halncd to refricer- 8 , atom and cold storace nud ten houses, Into a j i eamimlzn nualnt u hostile eneuiv. is so tin- I precednnted unit unmllliaty tint It ivoulj lx 'J) J i a waste of words to ilis-uw It: yet this wns f jjt done, and there was full knowledce that the J. II Commissary Department reiiulted from tlio I eontrartors furnlshlnu refrigerated beef that lit k must keep for ecnty-two lnur outside of iiil th refrlserators. tnjo theCominlssnrr-ticn- m U arnl's letter lnltinc nroinals uud other cor- i respondence, us well ns his nworn tcstlinonv I . . i : , on three ocenilons. and his Indnrseinent of Juno 17 of Armour A Co 'h letter, nor their nt ' $ torneys ot.Iune l.'. lM'A-i.. Tn fulfil those eon Bill. tracts the evidence showa tlio contractors I1 S3 ' would bo eonipellc I to re-i'irt to artificial pre 11 J servatlves. That (buy ios-'.-d uud Intend- ad to use chemical upillaiiceH Is evidenced be (I Tond iiueitton. Wiltlun do-unionls nud other vf J evidence prove this That -ueh npiillancea ; 4. weratused Is. we believe, u fact oMabll'hed by i ' t . unimpeachable testimony. ' , S Br "The serious and Imurlnus elTeets unon the jij I troops that wero compelled to rcceo and use I B tbasetwo classes ol Pd. or to HiilTcr in confco- -1 B QUeoce of not having wholesome food. U as . a anpaient ns any well-estubMshed faot. but the i J S extent of the Injury upon the health and lives J a Of the troopn cannot well ha me inured S "While our troops noro thu diuied of ; 6' 2, wholesome food, inanv tiartles wero ready to J S 1 oupply them nt nil times and In nllcuinp't In :, 3 I hl country mid on lorchtn stations with nny 1 :3 !J number of cattl?. It Is nUoa Inut that dtirlnu ij 1 ineie very months In wlileli nm troops were - I aervlne In Cuba tliero ete shipped trom the : ft 1 AUantlo and Quit ports untvnrd of hT.ikxi of tl J the beat beef cattlo produced In the 1'nlted f i fetatca and sent across the Atlantic to foreign S tsarxats enouuli beof to have supplied tho ; 2 3 troops sent from Tumiu to Knutlucofor tliir- 1 teen rears. i jl "We bcllevo thoe facts havo boon estab- f S Jlthed beyond question and we believe that a 3 arreat fraud has been perpetrated upon tho J t !, Oovernrnent and n crcat criino committed "jv It upon ItiCsoldlers.'nnd ns to tho nitty or tiartles Jfi fi wno havo committed this olTonco, and whether i , f the evidence diould be referred to thn judicial - t V pffloersof the Oovernrnent In order mat jus ) F tloe shall be done, are matters that we lcae sf I to '"e CODmeraiIoii of our honorablo court." ' t 1 Co, Jnines r. Smith l'ruinoted. ' ' f WlSBlHOTOK, April 24. Tlio I'rosident to-day 1 hi appointed Col. J.imoa F Hnilth of tho First ; ' P, California Volunteer Infantt y to bo n Drlt'n- i' i dler-Oeneralof voluutcors. f'ol. Bmlth went to t S ! Manila with his reeiment In the llrst cxpodl- - 4) (ion, and partlclpatod in thocampalun loadlnc ;, i) up to tho fall of Manila and In tho present ji operation acalnst tho Filipinos;" j 3 Blajor Dodge to Tny Cubn'a Army. K j Wabiiinoton', April -'4. Major Francis t y! j Dodse, raymaster, U. S, A., bus urried In ii I Washington from Denvor to consult with the I i War Department about tho distribution of tho f 99,U(X,U00 appropriated for tho payment of the f if Cuban ermy. Mnjor Dodco will havo charco 13 Ot this work and will leave for Havana at ouce. S3 BV Trooper ltoberta Dead in 1'orto Illco. it t WiaiiiNOioN, April 24. Oen. Henry cabled f(ii to the War Department to-day announcing the s? rleath of Private Wlnfleld 8. ltoborts. Troop F. J, filth Catl.y, at ban Juan, 1'orto ltico, ou K ' APf" 2J. ft aut0 eeptlccmla, 1 ' ' " - CEXSV8 PLACES DtrZDEO. Demncrnllo Conarassmen to Have Route of the Appointments. WAsmsoTON. April 24.-Oeorala la tho first Btate to havo Its auota of Supervisors of the Census divided between Democrats and lie puhllcuns. As all tho mombors ot Concrcss from OeorRln nro Democrats, the Director of thn Census did not wish to plnco thn appoint ments In tho handsof tho mombors. nor wns It considered fnlrthnt all tho Hupervltora should bo nnmcil by ltcpubllcans. Kcnntors lincon and Clay nnd Ileprosunlatlvesllartlett.Lowls. How ard. Adamson, I.lvitiRston nnd others met hero and unreed to tho upportlonmont mndo by tho Director of tho Census, which irnvo tho Demo crats six appointments nnd tho llepubllcans five. The noxt step was to nllow tho llopubll cans to select thn districts whole they wished to appoint tho Huporxlsors. The sumo system will ho followed in ap portioning tlio Unpin visors In other Btatos. Wheri'verthcro Isn llcpubllc.in Iloprosentntlvo ho will bo permitted to iiniiio the Bniwrvlsor for his district, should It havo one, nnd where theHtatelripresontfil wholly, or In part by DomoctutH the apiHiiutmeuts will bo dhlded. TllllKi: XEIV COMMAXUEIiM. The I'riimotlon of-ll. Wclnter, 11. I', llodn era and J, 1), Adiiina Aiiimitnted. Wabiiinciton, April 24. To-day's naval or ders contain the official announcement of tho promotion to tho Krndo of Comninndcr ot II. AVebsler. It. V. ltodRers nnd J. D. Adnins. thn retirement of Major II. Wall.ich of tho Marino Corps nnd tho honornblo tllschnrco of Assist ant linulneoTS II. N. F.mmons, and W. H. Htclcer. Other orders were as follows: Detached from the Naval Academy and ordered to tlm Moiioinraliela-CommamlerC. T. Ultchlua, Chan lain II. II. Clark. Knln I'. H. Croialey. Lleuta. C. II. Ktnne. W. II. O Unllarit, II Heorue. W. 1". Halaey, Asitatant Harm-on 11. C. lloleomb, and I'aaaed Aa; alatant Suriteon H. II. llirher. Detached f nim tho Naval Academy and onlored to the Newport-Lieutenant-fommander It. It. Initeraoll, Lleuta. C. . Bartlett and W. 1". c. Mulr, Passed Aaitant Knulneera T. W, Kiniall, O. V. Kneatcrand M. K FrJiich! I'asaed A alaiaiitHurueon J. C. ltoaenbleutli from the Vermont to the NesiKirti Lieut. H. Mnruan to Navy Yard. Waihhmtofl. aud AsKlMant 1'jymaitor T. W. Lentzo to the Viien. Army tlrilers. Wamiinhtos, April 24. Those army ordors havo been issuod: Fuat Lieut. John T Madden, Fifth Infantry, from the hospital ship Aid tn tho transport Honker, re lleNlnt Cipt. Cllftou L. Fenton, AaItant Quarter maator. .Malor William H. Sentt. Alitant Adjutant-Oeneral, to duty In tho military Informatlou d!laion, Adju tant'tleucrara nillco. First Lieut. Dinlel.I. Carr, from the Department of Poito Rico to Department of ftSntiago. 1'roiou orders directing BrlK.-Ocn. Louis II Car pc liter (Colonel Fifth Cavalry) to loin his rcuiment revoked and ho will remain In e-immand temporarily, of tli" Dipartmcntof Puerto Principe. Caiit. .Inliu T French. Jr., Asalstant (Juartermastcr, as Chief yuarlermaater Departmintof Havana. Major Odver K. Wnnd, Cjmmlssary of Hubstatence, from Havana aa Cnlef Commissary, relicvltiit Major JoMph II, lleativo e, t'lil'f Cimmlty I'.nar ilel Bio. Major Heatwole nrdeied to Mintlatto aa c:def Cmuinlasary, nlltMnit Malor Fuitene T. W.Won. Cajd. Peter C. Pmlmr, Commisarv 4f Sutislstence. from (llhara to Ilivaus. ai assistant to tho Chler Comndaary. Capt. Matt II I'etermn. Commissary of Hullt-nce, to Department of Matanw and Santad.ra as Chief Comnilss.rv, rellHvluit Major Klinore F. Tapeirt, order.-d to Wa.lilnut.in. First LlfUt. IlichaM '. Cnx on. Company Land First Lieut Lincoln F. Kllhoiirne, Company 11, ex chaiusB cKiiivsnles In thn First Infantrr. Actlni! Asaistnnt hnrnenn SI. W. Ilalnold, from Favannab to Havana. Actlim Aaslatant Suraeon Charlea L. linker, from Anmiata t Wasliluitou. Actlnir Assistant Suniooa Charles Dranlnz, from New Orleans tn Havana ... Cipt. John Uurphy, Fourteenth Infantry, to De jirr nif lit of California. .... First 1 1ml. L. A. rfy fl. Upton. Second Infantry, to Zil'a. Cuba, as tlol.eetnr of Cll'omi, relieving Cipt. Har v C. llinsim, Fourth Cavalry, ordered to N-v, Yi r. Tlr.t LI !!'. Harry It. Ie, Blxih Infantry, relieved as A-aiaiaut Mustoriuic O.ltcer for Tuiai anil to Join Ida rcirlment. . . . Previous orilera dlrectleis B-cond Llout. Lafayitto A. Dorr iiEton, 8eoi n 1 Iteuiniont Volunteer Iufan tr" to Join his r ir'nient, sii'tiended, Xlalrr Henry P. Ovifn.i.1, Comiidaary of Subsist ene, fr )n Nw Yvtk lo Hnntville. Capr. It hard C. CrJStnn, F,rt Infantry: Captain Wltuiinner, Trnth Infantry: Cant, Lenlhsn, Tweniy flftti Infantrr, and L'cul. Maeiliu, Nino tejnth Infantry, to Join tliclrr(jlmtnt. Iovements of Nnvnl Vessels. ABHtNf.TON, April 24. Itcur Admiral Samp son's snuadron of evolution sailed to-day from St. I'lcrre, Martinique, for San Juan, I'orto ltico. Tho Marblchead pattod comrnny from the srjuadron at St. 1'ierre, colnc to &t. Lttela. wheri'sho will oonl for her run to Montevideo. Tho Kunbont Nashville Is contlnuinK hervoy aco up tho Mississippi. Shu left Jlnton Houco for Natchez yesterday. 1 ho cailior Nero, fitted with apparatus for matins n survey of a cable routn between Han rrnnel-u-o and Manila, I1119 loft Maro Island for Honolulu. , , The traininc ship lssox arrived at Havana to-day. Dentin of Soldiers In C'nbn. Washivotox, April 24. Ocn. lirooko has cabled to the War Department roports of tho followins deaths anione tho troops in Cuba: l'lnar del Iilo Corporal Newton H. Powell. Company M. First Infantry. April 18, suicide by morphine poisoning; Serut -Major Oeorce P. Black. First Infnntry. April 21. peritonitis. Snntlnito-Corporal Frank Trott. Fifth Im inunes. April IU. malaria: Peter Kich. senoral prisoner. April20.ilygpiitorv. April 22 Havana. Hospital No 1, Hecrult John Wright, unas slKiied. Fir' Infnntry, pneumonia Cleeo do Av lln Private lnv id M. Dendcr, Hospital Corps, exhaustion, melancholia. Soldiers Coming from I'orto Illen. Warhioton. April 24. In compliance with tho orders of tho War Department to send home two batteries of artillery from Porto ltico, (Jen. Henry has selected Bitteries C nnd M of the feventh Henlnient Battery C will go to Fort Adams, It. I., and Battery M to Washing ton Barracks. I.eprr Settlement In I'orto Itlro. WtMlixoTON. April 24. A leper settlement has been established iu Porto Illco. under tho direction of the mllltnrv authorities, on n small Island named I.uls Ppa. Tills measure was strongly recommended by the Marino Hospital Service, (77 r MAHSHAI.'S 1IAIU PUI.TAW. lie nnd nn Asslstnnt Hnvo n Troublous Time In nn Knat llrondnay Tenement. City Marshal Chirles Knnlnsky of 152 Canal street and an assistant went to2.'i(l Hast Broad wny last night to arrest Samuel Bubeus of that address for debt. The Martha! had got his man and they were leaving the building when the prisoner's father, wife, son, brothers. Bisters anil cousins tried to teseuo him. They c'nwed tho Marshals badly and tho latter retaliated. When Detectives Didaney and Hogsn of the Madison street station arrived tho invaders wen- lcnlnu hair by tho handful. Charles Kanlsky. lit years old. n clerk, wns especially energetic. He and nil his relatives were horrified nnd astonished when ho wns put under arrest for Interfering with tho Marshal, a they thought, apparently. Hint the griovnneo was on their sldo. VIIAUOES AUAfXST A COURT CLKBK. Mnglitrnto Klmiiis Accuses Nugent nf Cen tre Street of Imtiliordlnntlon. At the monthly meeting of tho Board of City Magistrates last tilulit Magistrato Klmms pre ferred charges ot insubordination against James Nugent, a clerk and btonographer In Ccutro Street Court Nugent Is charged with having disobeyed tho Maglstrnto's orders in preparing the papers In an assault caso heard ou ApriK I, ami with having refused to leave the courtroom when ordered to do so. Tho board considered the enso In cxecutlvo session and then laid it over until May :i. when Nugent will havo nn opportunity nt a special meeting to oxplaln Ills conduct. Asleep on the Top of a Mvty'oot I'ole. NKWDUnu, N. Y . April 24. Tho Hudson Blvor Telephone Company Is changing tho location of its office nnd linemen a 10 working night and day In consoriuence. Yesterday 0110 of tho llnomcn fell nsleen over a orossarm at tho ton of a sixty-foot polo iu Third street. His hat fell off. nnd when another lineman climbed up. expecting to find that the man had rocolved 11 shock, ho discovered that he wus sound asleep from overwork. llulldlng Trades' Club Celebrities Ita Illrtli dny, Tho Building Trades' Club celebrated Its tenth birthday last night In Its elubrooms in tho Townshend building, Brondtray nnd Twenty-fifth street. The festivities Includod a cake walk to the music of two orchestras, an address by W II. Bayward, Becretary of tho National Assoeiutinii of Builders, and an ad-dr-s by .form 1). Humllton. President of tbe cm b. a buffet lUDchvon was served. ELLERY INGHAM ARRESTED EX-V, D. DinTJItCATTOttXBTCIIABOED XT1TII COXaPIBAVY. I.nteat Development In the Gigantic Scheme tu Defrnuil tlio (loverninei)t by Means of ltogns Stumps nnd Silver Certlllentcf Mnny Thousands of Cigars Are Belied. Philadelphia, April 24. Agents of tho Se cret Sorvlco nro gathering up tho throuds of tho gigantic Bchomo to defraud tho United States Government by tlio manufacture of spurious revonuo stamps and bogus $100 and $50 sllvor cvrtlflcntes. Tho development of to-day was tho arrest of F.llery P. Ingham, for mer Cnlted Btatos District Attorney and well known as a Inwyor and politician. Ho wns ar rested on a charge similar to that upon which his former assistant and presont nssoclato In tho prnetlco of law. Harvoy K. Nowltt. was ar rested, conspiracy to brlbo Secret Sorvlco Agont Thomas McManus. Mr. Ingham wns ar rested at his offlcn at noon to-day by Unltod States Deputy Marshal Bolomon 1'ostor. He wns taken to the office of United States Com missioner Honry II. Edmunds, where ho waived n hearing. Ho furnished $10,000 ball and was roleasod. Inelmm Inn member ol an old Pennsylvania family, tho founder of which settled nt Now Hope. Bucks county. In tho year 1700. He Is tho son of Judge Thomas J. Ingham of I.n portc. Bulltvan county. Pa. Ho was chosen n delegate to tlio Ilepubllcan National Conven tion of 1888 frqm tho counties of Northumber land, Columbia, Montour and Sullivan. In July. 1883, when President Harrison selected Thomas V. Coopor for appointment as Collector of Customs at tho port of Phila delphia. Mr. Ingham wns ehoson for tho position of Special Deputy Collector, a post which ho held until March 2H. 1BS12. when he was appointed tn succeed John It. Mend ns Unltod States District Attornoy for tlio Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ingham served out the full term of four yoarslnthls position, wheu ho was succeeded by James Beck, the present Domocrntlc Incumbent. Dur ing Mr. Inghnm's term us United States Dis trict Attornoy ho wns intrustod with tho Brosoeutlon of tho officials concerned In tho pring Harden Notional Bank frauds, securing tho conviction of Nolson F. Evans. At tho ex piration of his torm, in 18fKl, ha returned to private law practice. ... Tho affidavit contained In tho warrant for Mr. Ingham's arrest charges that about I eb. IS Newltt and Ingham ofTerod $0,000 in month ly paymonts ot 50O to Secret Sorvlco Agent William J. McManus, paying him $500 down on March 8. , 4 , . . Thero are rumors ot more arrests to be made. It Is said that a prominent Now ork broker, a President of a bank In this city nnd a vrell knovvn citizen of Baltimore are to bo arrostod. Tho broker and banker aro said to bo tho men who have boon placing tho spurious notes. The Secict Bervlee.nion and employees of tho Revenue Department nil over the country ore busy making investigations and seizing cigars that havo been stamped with the stamps mndo at tho Lancastor factories ol Jacobs and hen dig. In this city to-day thero wore upward of 80.000 olgare seized, making about 250.000 that have been confiscated in four dnys In Philadelphia. Internal Berenuo Inspector Davis to-day seized 150.000 cigars bearing the bad stamps in Brldgeton. N. J. Uncabteb. Pa.. April 21.-Chl.ef Wllkio of tho Secret Service Bureau this afternoon ar rested Samuel II. Downey, formerly u trusted Jleputy ltevuntie Collector of this district, on tho charge of having received on April 17 n bribe of 50i from W. SI. Jacobs, chief of tho counterfeiting gang recently arrested here and in Philadelphia, Among Jacobs s papora were found Downey's receipts for $050. bribes 6lven by Jacobs, and Chief Wllkle says that owner wns to recolvo $0,000 for his services In 551 M) Installments. Downey was dropped from tho Secret Sorvlco on April 1. Nobkolk. Va.. April 21. Deputy Collector of Intornal Kevenuo Deyer has seized 77.000 cigars in Norfolk, Portsmouth nnd Newport News. All wero manufactured by Jacobs of Lancaster, Ta., nnd woro nllegcd to bear coun terfeit revenue stamps. Two thousand woro found in Newport News. 4,500 In Portsmouth nnd tho rest in Norfolk, whoro one firm had 50.000. New Haven, Conn., April 24. Tho officers of tho Internal Revenue Department in this city to-day seized 8.125 cigars in boxes on which counterfeit Btamps had boon placed. The stamps como indirectly from tho gang of coun terfeiters that has been unearthed iu Pennsyl vania. Tho New Haven cigardenlers purchased the stock from a wholesaler who was not nwaro thnt the stnmps wero spurious. The clgaro wero marked with a label saying that they were from fnetory No. 1)74 1, located In Lan caster county. Pa. Tho cigars confiscated by Deputy Bryant to-day wero made by Jacobs A Co. Charleston. S. C. April 24. Deputy Col lector Fordhum to-dn seized 100.000 cigars from local dealers which wore not properly stamped. Tho stock was taken to the Custom House and will tie held subject to further or ders from Washington. Theclgnrs wero mndo und shipped bore hy a houe In Lancaster, Pa. Bociiehteb. April 24. Intornal rovonue offi cers seized to-day 22,000 cigars In the hands of Rochester dealers upon the charge that tho lovcuuu stamps used were counteifeit. CI ! A ICS SEIZED HEBE, About 3.10,000 nf Them Discovered Hearing Counterfeit Internnl Ilrrerme Htnmps. About 250,000 cigars In boxes bearing the counterfeit Internal revenue stamps made by tho Jacobs and KeudleTgang were seized In this city yesterday bv Ihe Internal Revenue Inspectors of the Second and Third districts, which include Manhattan and tho Bronx All of the seized goods bore tho factory 9lnmn of W. SI. Jncobs A- Co., whose factory Is regis tered as No. n,74lof the Ninth district of Pennsylvania, and It was said wero found In the hands ol Innocent third persons. Tho ci gars xroof the Inrmor-mado kind such as are manufactured by the families and employees of the tobacco growers during the winter timo and then sold to dealers, who sort nnd pack them. Thcv ure worth about $0 a thousand nt wholesale. Tho stamph. It Is said, nro not well en graved and uro easily distinguished as coun terfeits when attention is directed to them. Under tho law. nil tho goods bearing these stamps are forfeited to the fSovornmont, but It was buggested that where the persons In whose hands they are found can ostabllsh tholr Innocenco of any wilful wrongdoing, the Oov ernrnent may allow them to redeem the goods by putting on good stamps In soinecases.lt wns snld, the goods had no, beon pnid for nnd these doaleis would therefore lo."0 nothing through the seizure. Pvteuson. N. J April 24 Internal Bovenue Officer Cox seized to-duy more than 12.0(X) clears bearing counterfeit stamps. Tho ci gars were turned out from the Jacobs factory. Sir. Franz Knltrnborn's Concert. Mr. Tranz. Knltonborn makes the announce ment that notwithstanding the abandonment of tlio concert advertised for tho 25th inst. by tho "Soldi Society" of Brooklyn. Sir. Knlton born has determined to give tho concert with the same programme nnd soloists on Saturday, Slay tl. Ticket holders may exchange) tlckots on uppllcatlon nt tho Academy. Tnlly-llo Dlanatcr Suits Dismissed. Tho suits of Henry McCormlck nnd John J. Lowls against tho Long Island Railroad Com pany, growing out of tho tally-ho disaster at Ynlley Stream on Decoration Dny, 1807, were dlsinfxsed yesterday by Supreme Court Jus tice (inyimr of Brooklyn Thero has been a succession of disagreements In theso suits. The Wenlher. Fair weather prevailed qolto centrally vesterday, except for showers iu tho Ohio and Tenneaseo vallcya, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and northern New York. In the leuncasee Valley they were heavy aud measured from ono to two lnclua of precipitation. The pressure waa low from the Ohio Valley weat to the I'aclnc coast aud hlch In the Atlantic States and Northwest. Tho temperature waa hizher In alldli tiicta, except In New England and Montana, where It waa alight!)' lowers in all places It wastenulug to ward normal. In this city tho day waa fair and warmer, averago bumldltyilJ percent.; wind northeaaterly, average velo-lty IS miles an hour: barometer, corrected to read to aca level, at H A, M, 30.IH, a V. M, .10.15. The temperature as recorded by tho oitlclal ther mometer anil also by Tim Run's thermometer at tho etreit level la shown iu tho annexed tabic rODIeial- .Sun. , OJfcinf--. Sun. ISW. IS9S. 14W. ISM. HIS. 1$'J9. flA. SI.HO' 5U III), II P. M ft.1 SI0 tvjs 1211. ns' (.o1 ti4-' up.mm0 oa r,- ai Mill ul" 7o ia Mid ,(nv &i bs0 vtAs!i!MiTni tonrcAsr roa lurshiT. For New England, fair and warmer; probably showers Wednesday; fresh southeast winds. For tatttrn Xtn Vork, taoieerr, una uarmerin $outk andatottr is noil, portion; irtduridav inoiern, ,rllA inutaealf teonir. Forcaitcrn Pennsylvania, showers-, fresh south east wlndii fartly cloucy Wednesday. For New Jrraev, showers and warmer; frt an south erly winds; Wednesday parly cloudy. For western Pennsylvania, Ohio and wcatern Sew York, abowjn, followed by fair; Wednesday fair; variable winds, MMHMaaBWgHMaaraaaaHraraaa WILLIS AXD PHILIPS OX TBXAU A Special Jury Selected to Try the Tormer Uronktyn Officials. The trial of lormor Cltr Works Commit sloner Theodore D. Willis and former Police Commissioner William E. ThlHns wns begun before Justice Wllmot M. 8mlth in Part V. ot the Supreme Court In Brooklyn yesterday af ternoon. Tne courtroom wns filled irlth poli ticians of both parties nnd with the 150 tales men that had been noloctcd from c special juty list. This wns the llrst timo since the crea tion of the Special Jury law In 1800 that a spo clal jury has been Impanelled In Kings county. District Attcney Hlrntii It. Steele and As sistant District Attorneys Kcmblo and Orlflln appearod tor tho prosecution, while tlio no ousod were represented by Oen. Benjamin V. Traoy. Col. Albort E. Lamb, De Lancey Nlcoll (Bl John II. Lindsay. The jury wns selected and District Attorney Steele delivered -his opening address boforo court was adjourned at 5 o'clock. This Is tho jury that was selected: Oeorgo C. Krapf. tobacco. 111 Keap street: Frederick B. Pratt of the Fratt Instltuto: George W. Aver Ill, lithographer, 431 Slarcy tivonue: Collin C. Duncan, salesman. 2tlS Keap streo'.: Walter Adams, cutlory. 803 Lafayette avenue; Abra ham Bloch, butchor, 800 Flushing nveuuo; Beujuailn Levy, real estate. 235 Stockton street: Louis K. Thurlow. ship chandler. 152 Gates avenue: Raphael Isaacson. Insect pow ders. 283 Slonroo street; Samuel If. llaer. leather goods, 140 Rutledgo stroot: William Audrews, rotlred. 1058 Bushwlck nvanue; Samuel W Maxwell, bookkeeper. :)87 State street. District Attorney Steele, in opening, said (hat tho case was of especial importnnco be cause ot Him naturo of the acts charged The offence, ho said, was n misdemeanor nnd tho Imprisonment may be not more than one year or a fine of not moro than $500 or both. "The prime charged Is that of conspiracy." said District Attorney Steele. "It will be shown that Willis as Commissioner of City Works nnd Philips entered Into an agreemont to obstruct tho administration of the law: that Philips wns to recelvo money from contrac tors and that Willis was to permit his subordi nates to omit and neglect to perform their duty, which would tnako tho demnndsot Phil ips successful iu getting the money from the contractors. Proor will be t.roducod to show that thero was an agreement between them, 1 will produce n business friend of Commis sioner Willis who went to him and asked him for some huslnois. Willis told him togo and see Philips nnd whatever Philips said srould be all right. This friend did eee Philips, and subscQUently ho obtalnoi a contract nnd paid $1.51)0 to Philips for tho contract. At the time, in Augns:. 180il. the money wns Bald to be for n campaign fund. Tho contract given to Thomas Slonahan was for paving Kent avenue and Slonnhan only obtained tho contract after It had been given to Frnzer. who represented Sir. Doody. But tho first contract was rescinded after Monahan had seen Philips. Justice Smith then let the jurymen go to thoir homos, after admonishing them that they must not talk ot the case and should not allow others to diBCtiss tho caso in their pres ence. The lakluc of testimony will be begun this morning. OBPUAXS TO SEE THE CIBCVS. Three Thousand of Them Will Attend the Ferfnrninnce nt the Gordon This Afternoon. Tlueo thousand llttlo orphans aro going to tho circus In Sladisou Square Gardon this afternoon as the guests of Messrs. Bailey, Sells Brothers A Cole. Tho children nro from the following Institutions: St. Bartholomew's Parish. West Side Home. Instltuto of Slercy. Forty-fourth Street Industrial School. House of Annunciation, cripples; St. Bnrnnby's Home, Industrial School, Roman Catholic Asylum. East Side Day Nursery. Boys' Club. Phelps In dustrial Schoo' Boys' Brigade. Immaculato Virgin Sllsslon nnd from tho asylum on Ran dall's Island. Thrco hundred little ones from tho latter Instltut .on will b brought from tho Island to tho foot of East Twenty-sixth street by the steamer Brennan. arriving nt 1 o'clock. Fifth avonuo stages and various vehicles be longing to tho Charities Department will con vev thorn to tho Garden. SIiss Amelia Jnckson. five years old. and her brother Leo. who is n year older, gave an ex hibition yesteiday of tholr ability to ride tho blcycln Their act Is not includod in tho show here, but will be when It goes on the road. They have n tandem safety twelve Inches high and weighing fourteen pounds, nud they nro able to perform on It most ot tho tricks which their father. George SI Jnckson. does on nn ordlnnry-slz.ed safety Yesterday they rodo on Madlsonaver.uo from Thirty-fourth toTwent thlrd street In n crowd of carriages, trucks and other vohlcles. They managed tho machine without nny sign of nervousness, and attracted the attention ol a largo crowd of mon uud women on the sidewalk. BAT.LV OF BOOTH'S VOLVXTEEBS. Sirs. Ilalllngton ltootli Tells nf thn Prog ress nnd Work of the Organization. The third annual rally of the Volunteers of America was held In Cnrneglo Hall last night. The hall wns filled with tho friends of tho organization, who contributed $1,100 to carry on Its work nftcr Sirs Slnud Booth had made nn appeal for funds. Addresses wero made by Balllngton Booth and by Sirs Booth. Sirs. Booth snld thnt after making n tour of .tlio various posts of the Volunteers or America she was greatly encouraged by tho progioBs tho organization had made slnco Its Inception three years ago. "People havo found that our religious work Is not antagonistic to the work of tho ehuichus." she continued. "Wo nre not working In op position to nny creed, nor nre our methods of nn extravagant or sonsatlontil kind. Wo work among the mass of people who am not con nected with nny church organization and we havo beon fortunoto In doing much good among tho Inmates of various prisons." BOOKMAKEB FEEXEV ABBESTED. A Loser nt the llnrctrnck Snyj Feeney Put the Wrong Horse on Ilia Ticket. Sllchael Fecnoy, n bookmaker, was arrested yesterday aftornoon at tho Aqueduct racotrack on a warrant Issued by Staglstrnte Connorton of Long Island City upon the complaint of Patrick SIcCarthy.a hotel keeper of 35 Ridge street. Slanhnttan, who alleges that on April 18 ho placed a bet of $100wlth Foenuyona certain horse Being possessed of poor oye slght. hesnys. ho did not oxamlnc tho ticket thnt Feeney gnvo to him. Ills horso won. and when hu nretcut"d the ticket to havo It cashed ho found that Feeney had substituted tho name nf another horse. As Feeney refused eltnor to p.iv thn bet or refund tlio original wager, ho swore out tho warrant. 1-oeney wns taken to Long Island City, where Slnglstrato Connorton hold him In fel.ooo ball for exam ination. Hu secured u boudbiunii und was released. Thirteenth Itcgliiioiit llev levied. The Sumner Avonuo Armory Iu Brooklyn was last night crowded to its utmost capacity, the occasion being tho roviow of tho Thlrtoonth Regiment In honor of tlio Veteran Association and lncidontally tho thirty-eighth anniver sary of tho departure of tho regiment to the front during the civil war. Tho armory was handsomely decorated, tho old hattlo flags ot tho regiment being 11 conspicuous feature. There were moro thnn 250 veterans pres ent under tho command of Oen. Theodore B. Gates, tho President ot the association, und cheers greeted their nppeataneo on tho tloor ol tho main drill room. The regiment, which was under thecoinmnndot Slajor George D. llussoll. showed up well nigh in its old form, nearly 000 men being In thu ranks, nud Gen. James JlcLecr. tho brigade commander, who was present witli his stall.cougratuiated Major Russell on his hucccss in reorganizing It. l-ol-lowluc tho review there was a parado and then came 11 reception and a dnnce. The fourteenth Keglinent Not tn He Dis ciplined. Brlg.-Gon. James SIcLeor of Biocklyn an nounced yesterday that Iho Fourteenth Regi ment would not be reduced to a battalion, but would be allowed to retain its present forma tion. Licut.-Col. Kline's withdrawal from tho contebt for the Colonelshlp will, it Is expected, help to restore harmony In tho regiment nnd materially assist In tho work ot reorganization. Stricken with Apoplexy In the Street. While William Sanford. 50 years old. n Wll llamsburg real OBtato dealer, was going along Harrison nvenuo last ovonlng on his vvay to his homo at 23.1 ltutludge street, he was stricken with npoplcxy nt Mlddluton street He was carried into a store and an ambulance sent lor. On the arrival 01 tho ambulance ho wns insen sible, and tlm doctor took him to his home, whoro it was bald last night hu would probably dlo. Stores, Offices, Lofts, or Property of all descriptions, whether you seek tbemorhave them to disposo or, make us of Tux Sun a advertla tattculuums. AM'it reader willalwajs be found a ue.uuulc uuaut ur cuauiaicr. Aat. 1 ruKfmMWm WS then Ayer's Sarsaparilla uas first produced, I Zb Il J1 JLjirtr n Honestly made. Absolutely pure. Sarsaparilla which made Sarsaparilla famous 1 DISHWASHER LIBELLED THE SHIP. Tlireo of n Scratch Crew Oult nnd Sny They Couldn't Stnnd the Second Mnte. Tlio Atnorknn ship Josophus rocontly loadod for Hong Kong with caso oil und went to nnchorago iu tho bay off Stolen Island. Her ngonts decided that thoy would not depend upon tho shipping mas ters nnd boarding houso kcopcrs for a $30-n-month crow. Among thn men who wero tnkon aboard on Wednesday last wero A. Mar can, a cook, nnd K. N. Newman, a dishwasher. Theyhadbeenlodglngntonoof tho SIllls hotels, and. according to tho story they told yostor day nt tho Ship Nows Office, they wero to do work only about tho decks and In tho galloy of tho Josephus. They snld that $20 i month was promised them, but that on tho day after they wero put aboaid tho ship tho second mate, Sforan, told thom that they would get $ltla month, and that tho sklpporexpectod them to do work aloft. Tlio second mate, they declared, forced them to bend sail, and later to furl It. They said they had novor done the work of seamen aboard any sort of crntt and that because of their clumsiness tho second mate beat thorn. On Saturday, when a tug went down to Staten Island from the city with sovorul new men to complete tho crew of tho Josophus. guarded by throe policemen of tho linrhor squad to keen the agents of tho shipping masters and hoard ing houso keepers from out Icing tho new sailors away, Slarcan and Newman asked to ho taken olT tho ship A boy named Hnloy. who was also in tho shin's company, decided that ho wanted to lenve, too. The skipper said ho would let all three go, provided ho pot tlireo others to take their places Tho man In charge of the sailors on tho tug promised to get tlireo now men, nnd Newman and Slarcan and I'lnley were brought back to the city, Slarcan nnd Nowman say they will get a warrant for tho arrest of Sloran for assaulting them. He hud no right, they declare, even to order them around, as they had not signed tlio bhlp's articles and were thorefote not mem bers of tho Josephus's crew, Tlio men em ployed a lawyer nnd hnd tho ship libelled for tho payment ol tholr wages for threodays. Tho shipowners furnished lionds aud tho ship was released. DAMAGES AGAI.ST THE CITY. Flremnn Kelly, Wlinsn Knclne Fell nn Him Intn an Cnliglitrtt Trench, (lets 822,000. hen Fifth avenue wns toin up for the lay ing of tho new water mains in July. 1807. Flro Engine No. 1. in dashing to a llro at Fourth avenue nnd Thhty-tlilrd street Into at night, fell into the ditch nt Thirtieth street, pinning boncath It Thomas Kellv. tho driver, who wns strapped to his seat. No danger signals woro dlsplavud at the trench, am! Kelly did not renllzo his danger until too Into. H wns res cued, badly Injured, Irom beneath the engine with tho aid of a hoisting derrick. Later ho sued tlm city nnd the contractor for damages for tho Injuries he sustained. Tho suit was decided yesterday iu tho Su premo Court before Judge McAdani and a jury. Kelly obtained a verdict for 522,000 against thu city and Contractor llaird. Gilbert 1). Lamb was counsel for plaintiff, nnil Astnnt Corporation ''outiscl lllnndy represented the city. Dr. Coombs Surri'iiderpil by Ills Iloiidsiiinn, Former Coroner Edward Jl Coombs of Kings county slept In Raymond Street Jail in Brook lyn last night, nnd will betaken to tlio Kings County IVuitentl.il y to-day to servo a sentenco ot nineteen months and pay a lino uf Sl.otlti. Imposed by Judge Htird In tho Kings County Court ol Session He wiishurrendered tu thu authorities yesterday hy Ills bondsman, former Sheriff William J. Buttling, nltor District At tornor Steele, had been olllcinlly notified tliat tho Court of Appeals had affirmed Coombs' conviction. Former Coroner George II. Nison, who was jointly Indicted witli CoomLs, will he placed on trial In a few days. Mnyor 1'ngnn- Appoints Ills Late Opponent tn Orttrc. SInyor Fngnn caused somo surprise in Hobo ken yesterday by appointing ex-Stn'o Senator William S Stuhr n Trustee of tho t-chool Board to succeed President Edward Rus. res'gncd. Stuhrwastho rcrcnt candidate tor Jl.iyot nom inated by the Independent Democrats, but was defeated by I'ligin by a minority of l.nU votes. He aceptcd tlio nppiliitinent uud took tho oath of ofllco yesterday afternoon. Not A 39 Medicieio Tf"s but a palahbi; r& S JI9sWs"rtro7iitti3:5' ' y." TABLETS Q Pleasant to takci promote T appetite; improve digestion) ' I do not constipate i build up I the system i restore good IS health, and Increase weight if 50 Ubltti In a box. At all drugs'.;. t PURSUED HIM FOUB YEARS. A Surety Compniiy Runs Down Joseph T, Nightingale, Alleged Absconder. Joseph T. Nightingale, who. In 1804. is said to hava absconded with $0,000 belonging to tho Long Island Building' aud Loan Associa tion, of which ho was tho Secretary, arrived hero yesterday from Wisconsin In custody of Inspector C. . Holliday of the American Surety Compinr. Nightingale hal been in dicted by tho Qiand Jury of Klngstiountv. Tho chase which Nightlngnlo led tho deteetlvos employed by tho surety company which wont on his bond. was one ot tholongnston record, lasting four years and four months. In December, 1804, wheu Nightingale had been employed flvelyears bv the building and loan association, there was an examination ot neeouit". Nightingale disappeared. The ex amination showed u deficiency in hlsnccounts of Stl.OOO. which was paid by tho surety com pany, until April 1 no trace of Nightingale hndbeen found bv-tho company's agents. Then an Inspector m Michigan learned that a man answering Nightingale s description was so liciting biilucriptlons for a New York mnga 7lno In tho northern part of the State under tho name ot W. J. Taylor. Inspector Holliday was sont after tho sus pect. He wont to Slnrquette. Sllch.. where .Mghtlugnlo hnd his hendquiuters. Nightin gale leu for Marinette. Wis., just beforo Holli day reached Marquette. Holliday followed and Anally overtook and arrested Mghtlngalo at Green Bav. Wis., on Saturday. Tho surety company had Nightingale indicted on Friday. Nlghtingnl i is about 4fi vcars old. He left n family in Brooklyn when ho went West. Ills son, who i i'A years old, was nt tho Ornnd Central Station to meet bis father and ac eonipanied him to Brooklyn. Nightingale has spent most of his time in Sllchlgan. It is said that ho did cood busi ness us a book agent. HIGHLAXD STOCK EABX SOLD. nought by W. I). Slonne nnil rieorge West lngtmuse fnr Alinut 8350,000. Pittbwf.M). SInss.. April '-'4. William Doug lass Sloano of New York ond floorgo Weetlng houso of Pittsburg havo bought the Highland Stock Farm, adjoining tholr country places in Lenox Hr. Sloane took '2.10 acres, which Is on .high laud, mid affords a flno site tor building. It Is snld that Sir. Sloano made tho purchnso for tho put pose of building a country place for his daughter. Mrs. John 11. Hammond, who is very fond of Lenox. Sir. Westlnghouse bought ISOaeros. Tho price paid for the property Is said to henbout Jotl.OiX. renntor Thomas Post of Lenox lias just bought n farm of 100 acres from William C. Whitney, adjoining tho Whitney gnmo pre serve on October .Mountain. Sir. Whitney now owns 1 1.000 acres of laed on the mountain. THE REV. MB. COXXELL DECLIXES. Will Not Accept the Call of the Fifth Ave nue I'reslijterinn Church. II. Edwards Rowland, tho Chairman of the committee which hail In chargo the call to the Rev. Alexander Council of tho Regent Square Presbytoilau Church to come to tho Fifth Ave nue Preshyterlnn Chinch, received yesterday a cablegram Irom Loudon us follows: " After sorloits consideration Dr. Connoll has decldi d to decline call. This decision is final." Sir. Connoll announeol bib decision to his own congregation on Sunday. ISottlr-llInwrra' Strike Mkely tn Knd by Agreement. BniDOETON. N. J.. April 24. Lato to-day a conference was hold which bids fair to put an end to the illftloiilty between the non-union glass mniiufac'urera of south Jorey and tholr 'J.000 Btilklng employees. A committee of lour repre-i-ntntivi. citizens Invited President D A llnjesol the Bottle Blowers' National As soel.ition to accompany thorn to seo Clement W. hhoemaker, 1'iesldent ot tho Cumberland (ilnss Company, ttio cctitro ot resistance to union demands Sir Ilnjes tn-nlgnt expresses gratil'.uitlon at tho confciuiie. and biiv bo Is Hit pin I with hope in an agreement being reached tins week which will bo aecept.ible to all. Iteportril hale of the Newport Illuminating Company und street Itulhinv, N'F.vvronT, II. I . Aprh LM.-It Is rerortcd that tho Newport Illuminating Company nud Street Railway has been bold to tho Shaw-Jlorgnn syndicate, which controls, practically, nil the olf ctric roads In this section of Now England 'l hey will tie run In connection with the l'ali River road. The Newport Illuminating Com puny hi-tock Is prlucipuilv held hy cottagers Ihc uigiol ho deis being 11 () Huve.neyor, Jr t i'Iiii'Iiuh XniiilerlJilt, IruJ V Vundei bill uud 1uuisL Loiiii.ini. The Itev. III. Nelson Iteslsns. Tho Rev Dr TlmmasR Nelson of the Slcmo rlal Presbvtoilnu Church, at Seventh avenue nud St John's place, Brooklyn, has resigned. He was told I" ills plivhli'iiins that he would havo lobti p puiturul vwrk at ouce or run tho ri'k of breaking down completely. Ho took chargo ot tlm Slemonal Church directly after In-, graduation fi-oni tho L'nlon 'i'liuoingleul om.i.iiry tu 1877. Ho is a director lu tno L u ion Seminary. Hi I.xi-lse Trials; 'M Acquittals. Tvvonty-Hva cxelbo ccscs woro ,trlod yester day before Juitgo Newburgcr iu tho General Sessions. Thero were twenty-llvo acquittals. , number of cases wont olT tho calendar and two ie;etiuuut woro dead. 'Iho urand Jury yesterday ilisnilSMil complaints ngniust llltcen kiIoou keepers who vver aiu-btcu ou vhuign, ol Moiailug tlio Liquor 'i'ux Juvy. """H" w -- cxjR4s?ouALrrr Dressy Shoes for Men tin weights suitable for now French Calf, Patent Leather, Emerald Kid, Russia Calf, Wax Calf, $5, $5.50 & $6. No picture is more than paint and can vas; no shoe is more than leather and find- The art of the workman does the rest. A touch too much or too little, a wrong strain, a hidden weakness and the shoe is imperfect. French. Shriuer & Urner, IS3 BROADWAY, fiSSSffSt 365 BROADWAY, corner rraniim Bt. 1263 BROADWAY, bet. nut md 82d su. 1455 BROADWAY, bet.i.t.mu:dsu. BROOKLYN Sfl7 nd Ron Fulton St. PUILADELPHIA-TSS Chestnut St. Agencies throughout the Cnltad States. DsTfheWORLD FAMOUS VII MARIAN. Mnrlanl Ylne Tonic Marvellous Results In Cases of SPRING FEVER FOK PALE ATIAI.L DrtCaOISTa' KVETtYWHEBE. AVOID Hl'llSTITUTES. Portraits sod todorsementt free. MARIANI k CO., M W. 15TU ST.. NEW YOBK. CARPET t.mTstewart 326 7th Ave. CLEANSING smsfg PIBE-CBAZED MOTHER'S DESPAIR. She Tliions Her Children from n Tenement Window nnil Leaps After Them. An oil stov o exploded resterday In the flat of Oultano Colombo on tho first floor of n three story double frame tenement nt 87 Withers street. Williamsburg. Colombo undertook to carry tho stove to the street. While goln through the hull his clothes caught fire. He dropped the stovo and rati to the street, where two men smothered the flre on his person, Mennwhlle the stovo had set fire to the stairs nnrt tho flames spread rapidly. Mrs. Constan tino Kromato occupied n lint on the third II T with her two children, Leonora nnd Drello. re spectively !l nnd It) years old. When -die dH covered the llro she rnn to a. front window. She vv us told bv tho crowd in front of the tuvue to wait lortho firemen. V lie woman throw her youngest child from the window. Its skull was Traclured Mrs. Iromato next tossed out her hoy. Ills left tlilch was broken and ho received internal in juries. Mrs. Iromato tlien lumped. Hr right leg was broken and she was ulso injured Inter nnllv Slip and her ehUdren wero taken to St tntlinrliios Hospital Colombo's face. chet nnd hands, wero burned. He also ivas taken to the hospital. Nnvnl Mllltln to Havo the l'nnther. Albany. April 'H. Secretary Long has in formed Adit.-Gon. Andrews that tho convertsd cruiser Panther may bn used by the Ma. naval nillltla In Its practice cruise at pea this y.nr J he cruise vv II bn taken in conjunction witli the naval nillltla of Massachusetts. The l'anthor Is nrmed with 4-lnch. it-pound and 1 pound and J. pound automatic guns SKIN-TORTURED Babiea and Tired Mothers Find Comfort in CUTICURA. A warm hath with Ci'tic-uba Boir. and n sing o anointing with Cuticuka. purest nf emollient skin cures, will ufTord Instant relief, permit rest for parent and sleep for child, and imiiit to a speedy, permanent, and economical ?"r'.'?,.,tn, mo,lt torturing, disfiguring, and Iiuniillutlng skin, scalp, and blood huiuori. with lo,. of hair, when u else fall.