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I STRIKK MAKING AS AN ART.
I t HK ,.t a YF.u is urtuoKi.rs nr wall
sinr.iT am Tin: sewspapkrs.
I j-nf I.jliiB nml Hruiiimetl-Vp Grlevnnces-
j president U"""" Snr There Will 1U
a yn Mri,,.. mill I m-Klcn Albert Johnson
H fur Advising "" 'n" l"niliijcrs.
B.I Thow-rl 'f oi'-ailnB trouble on tho Ilrook.
m . n ;ir,.l T r.niHit systom.of providing grlov-
MA an s'f'f "' ' ""'" fi,lrrlnc up rows between
MA th" offlclaN nn.l nil cl.T-scs of tho om-
W ff- '" ' f'11""11-' ""t', cpnerully oo
I V thill 'i ,lr!k" "li,T 1'0 hr0UKht r00,lt
I m,. ill" '! "' ""' company bedetirossed In
ft ' J u'nll strc' t k"1 "ifrrlly on. Such work on
9 .' f, rni'T ""' '1"" " "'"''lr ",'ri Intrusted to
fcili Ini r fi. ''I'1 - exclusively. ThU time, hnw-
J j o"f .' rtiim i ewspaners Imve bean called In.
y-ift ,.,ini.i ih ihohlcaot mnklngnqulckcrjob
' t wi lii'ib'il interest Si's renders toknow
.,tl, m tin- j"b has boon worked so fur tin
it In- ti" r,' "rt ",oxo "'as made it
n imcting ' '!"' Central Labor Union
In this c,v ' " a """'I11' ibout threo weeks
to I'ri r i that tlmo and for some
jmrsilip'eln I n-t been even n suggestion of
trnull.inKing the men en any of tho railroads
In eitl.or Manhattan or Brooklyn. There
(iH.I been t I l!lj since thi) big strike
In lironkliu when thn men wore do
felted Tin1 tiolley imn nnd cable men
worn nil"' them "itNlled they had good jobs.
villi th nrdlmn hours of work and the ordl
inrv ray for that class of work.
At till" meeting "f bo Central Labor Union a
nin who Is not Identified walked up to tho tn-
I Ipoctupi'd I v tho reporters nnd handled over
svrne typewritten stuff. The substance of this
luff i.5 that tho motormen and conductors
nnploTid cm the lltnnkljrn llimld Transit
I.ailroad hid organized nnd were going to net
', up n set of grievances and present them to tho
U c.tlieiil f 'bo load What grievances tho
1 men I id wr not stated, and tliero was
i,o other tangible Information In tho copy.
h The stuff cloed with tho statement that It was
A hoped "i'1 believed that the company would
A I ,.,1, th jiHli'e of tho demands and would
1 ' i;rant them rltlmut tho necessity of a strlko
I 1 it athe hs' sentence, that held tho joker,
the nonl strike. The reporters for the news
I l.ipers that eire more for sensational stnte
P, ' incnt-i than thev do for facts took this state-
mnnt nd piintel It without Investlcatlon.
Ijt without knnnine who made It and without an
L. ati of knonledcn as to whether It was
jfo. trueorfale itreat mnny peojilc who rldoon
-- V' liro.-)kln trolley ears will romembor that when
j they (aw this Item In tho nowspapcrs they
juled tho conductors on tho cars on
which thev rodo If thero was Koine to
le a Mrllo nnd the nniwer Invariably
was- "What about?" Thoso of them who
,' ireesed the men further woro told that thero
was no trouble, and even If there was tho men
would be fools to strike, because they wore not
orxanlzed. A Si's reporter who made 'in
quiries at the time of a creat number of
the men was told tlmo after tlmo
that thq railroad e"iploecs of llrook
lin had had their stomachs full of
nrlke four rears before nnd they didn't want
any more; further, that the men wero not
j members of labor organizations, nnd didn't
j want to be members Tho Monday fol-
J lowlne this Sunday the reporters for tho
newspapers nlm wore worklnc tho came of
Jl the men who wero puttlnt; up tho money to
I brine about the row cot the samo Information
I that the reciilar passengers who made In-
I qulrles got. Hut that won not what they
' trlnled Thei could And no grloances. The
J lnot freoucnt grleinnce preceding n strlko
I. 'nanyrallroad is tbnt tho Trosldent of tho
'.I rmd has refu'ed to see the employees when
they eoni" to complain. This Is Invarla-
SI Hy a grb-innce usually beading the list.
In lieu of Krk'.mco from tho men
th iwr'i'ers ho were working the
I tane fell .;,i k on this. Thev snld that tho
nifn rsnet t,een unahle to een sco the President
M Ihe roi.l mil tell him their troubles. It was
I more or lei Kife assertion to make in this
' l '. fur iln 1'iesident of thu Brooklyn
I "I'll I'rarsit hud for some llttln tlmo
''n in rmoM and had only just cot homo.
' JhHamet,iii'mi'nt was mndefor twoor threo
, I 'us iii such ssinti and naturally It reached
r I Hie evps nf the fpiiiliivef m nf ttio ronil When
I ' il'evreadltthe) ald " Well. I hadn't henrd
I '' 'hnt Up mmi t see us, hey! He. won't!
J , '', e'ii sen aliout that. Anybody
rf who knows th men who work on street rall-
K i"ls mil o,. tlnii that was bound to bo the
V Jesuit of th. imhlleation of a statement that
IB - i11", 1 resident would not receive them
m t Mill uoiild not li -t.n to grievances that
i xltiM. Not one of the men who read this
jpwhio.i statement had eier tried to see
the I'M-i.kntiif the company or had oer had
fnvouas nn t.iho,. if in. ntiv little trouble that
M(leii'rised hiivlng been tlxed un bythe
f."irltiti.ndentK That madn no dlfTerence.
i tie lnsiilent ha I refused to see sonie
"" and it is th written and the
iinwritten rule Hint the President must neier
r'lu.eto se(. niiilmilv in the employ of his
lulriiBil Irom ..nvniB "We'll sen nbmit It"
' Ihtni-eiies tin-) lieunn to sty It to
J"li other ind there was a real grievance
t mid. It was the tlrst trump In tho
wnw. The l'ri anient of tho company said
natthstcr that he hadoer refused to seo
, Jnylocivennii.etcil with the load and to listen
jo iinvBinntiee ns a lie. When the men
eardthlh aim their Immediate superiors, tho
iisppctors, sii.-cesteil that the best wav to
I rove It Wds to try it. some of tho nien
K"t tpgether iiinl ealledontho Tresldent. who
jeep vad t hem vlili open nrmsnnd talked with
nun form., hours At the end of two hours
tie met; wre MiMled nnd so was the Presi
dent whtoid thi.m that ho would send men
nut nier the different lints for tho solo pur
!2!f ot ""t'binc the working of things nnd
"eir.i: if n was posslhlo to do anything
J" IraproM. conditions which woro ndmitted
'He too I This was n tomporurr knockout
i''r, t'l" nien who were putting up tho money
ana wno had enlisted newspaper nld. It was
5...CI!"' '"""!' 'ban they had played The
i S!V mr.',' wastpciuiliicuthe men that they
V oJ!!rl'?n''p', "t"1 to do this they cu
ll ill . employees of the nevspiipors who wero
i i piping the game These reporters. It
41. v nVn '",- lia" worked Industriously with
V ii. ". '' ''"oeesareknownwhercthpyhavo
1 '';i,innn,"1:'1 ' y groups of men whom they
nrprod'tied that there was no trouble and they
lnc!',r::'" l".''1' 'bo men and pointed 6nt th
-rf ih'.i.I '' baling to work so successfully
3 lia iMk".V?.". " been convinced that they
V (mIIi'.i.,'''"1u bne was tho favorlto line
. , ,,' ,h.l"1 vvork for this rcaron. When
' ' m J, ' ko , "n ""' Urooklyn Heights
1 i Jci,'ur'il -md rioting and violence ensued
mm " J. 'vtent that it was necessary to
thi.iiV' ","' inlliltla tn preserve the pence
ri,ii,. iT1'.1 'Vnipanyniiturallyilotormlned to
ir I ?irof '!'" rb'ters who were the ringlead
I v ii """ ,lrl,,, These men were discharged
iV, .v0'',l'fl,llv'ntid earn has been taken that
evsni.uel i.ot agnln lie employed. .Most of
Tihii mH" w,'" emploed li tho NiiBsau line.
tUi'irTJT, 'ben an Independent line. When
I t,;'I.rl(1 ,' I1"1"" bought the Nassau lino they
turi,.. w."1' ' theD former rioters nnd dls.
u' . . .. w?" p",y '" make those men
i lT." 'b-it the llanld Transit road would
a.ih.r """'mas soon as It Identllled them
iliVl .""' "r ri'Prs and disturbers, andthnt's
iriii n",,,nl overs of thomen who are work
I u, Kami- t.i bring about n strike have done.
tli.t.V "' pi'i'eiuent of fact It will bo seen
Iimht"""" should occur on the Urooklyn
iii.. Tran" ' ")stPm It will he the work of tho
tlstmi'.1;" nn'1 men In Wall street who are
""Ting the gm.,.
Hiii..i" not a great deal of change In the
riav !i V'S'erday. It came out during tho
i od v."" a eonimlttee of tho men of the
s.i:. . ai! "v-stem had recently called on
tlJ v. lohiison. the former President ot
lulu,. ,1U Hallroad. for advice a" to their
f r'."r "d had heen told bv him tliat
strnni s,""ld not he begun unless they were
rnriB.p" 'p'1' to cat ry it through. Mr. John
tn d ,. "'' ' "giired ill the trouble before. Ho
tuilii .' "''' their pay had been cut down
. c'. "vv.isHiKNir reward for years of ser-
'i vii,." V,""'" 5'r '"bnsoii told of the Inter-
I Mi,i .... '.'"'" ''time to him for ndvlce.hu
l m'im ' ' ' b-lpod them as bckt he could. H
i' 1 I, j'' ', i' ui'Mulreinent of the Nassau road
I ... ''" l 'lei lransit system the system nf
I i . '"the men on the cars has boon
w.r , i. ",,"r "' Nasbiiu plan the men
irn m1'1 ,rnm ,ho ,lmo t "' bo stable
ft kLown .' '.;" .U" returned. This system.
s, -unn i, t10 j10Ul. sySteIUt iiars u luau for
unavoidable delays on tho road, as well as for i
nil work done.) as, for Instance, when a "fun,"
n It Is called, extends over twelvo hours.
The illrpoklrti Holghts aystom ofjiayment Is
for twelve hours' woik, whether the men nnj
pn the road for a longer iiorlod or not. This
bns resulted In the cutting down ot tho pay
of nil tho mon on the Nnssau system, nnd It Is
this situation which has made trouble between
the employees of the llnpld Transit system
nnd the officials of tho company'."
Mr, Johnson said that ho looked upon nil the
old Nassau men ns his friends.
'I worked with these mon four years." ho
added, "and I know thoni. I paid them by
what I consider n fair system, the svstetn
which wo use on our roads In Detroit and In
( levo nnd, pay for nil the work they do. Hut
1 told them that n strlko should always bo
fi lust resort They wanted me to go to see Mr,
llossltor for them, but thnt I obviously could
not do. I did advise them to see SInvor Vim
Jvyclf and endeavor to enlist him in their
When Mr. llossltor, tho President ot the
llanld Transit Company, saw this Interview
with Mr. Johnson, tho former President of tho
Nassau line ho gave out tho following state
ment as an Interview:
" As to tho statement of Mr, Johnson, he said
he had been familiar with the fact thnt not
nly had Mr. Johnson glien his check for a
largo sum to Mnstor Workman James Pines
nit nn employeo of either tho ltnmk
itn llanid Transit Company or any por
tion of Its system-hut that Mr, Johnson
liiiil ulsq for tho Pnat two weeks been
holding t frequent conferences with (lenerai
Master Workman Parsons and District Master
Workman Pines nnd had Invltod certain em
ployees of this company to meet him nt his
"It will bo remembered that tho Messrs.
Johnson recently sold their interest In the
control of tho Nassau Company to the Ilrook I) n
llnpld Transit Company In vlow of tho con
ditions which existed nmong tho men
before the Johnsons sold their interest
in tho control of tho Nassau prop
erty, Mr Johnson's activity in other
people's affairs can hardly bo attributed to his
Philanthiopy. as a reference to the Detroit
Vein will show, and taken In connection with
other nttempts which havefcomo to the knowl
edge of tho company, showing a determined
effort to depress the prlco of the company's
stock in Wall street, tho purpose of tho effort
to produeo dissatisfaction among our em
ployees is apparent, however discreditable It
may be to those connocted with It. I havo
said fiom the start that thero was no general
dissatisfaction among our employees, nnd tho
events have instilled this belief, but It Is par
ticularly gratifying to know that the men
themselves will now recognize tho selfish or
igin of the attempt to breed dissatisfaction in
the Interest of Wall stroet speculators.
"Mr. Ilossiter stated that his attitude had
boon all along n.xnresseil In his repeated as
surance ot willingness to meet the employees
ot the company at any and all times, but
thnt he would not nnd could not consist
ently Itreat with those outside of tho em
ployees, who never had n knowledge of
the nffalrH of tho property nor wero
familiar with the men Individually. The offi
cers have not believed nt any time that tho
situation with regard to the employees has
been any less pleasant during the last thirty
days than nt any other period during tho
last four years, nnd tho management further
recognlred thnt the employees are n pnrt and
parcel of its system, nnd thnt their welfare and
Interest weic regarded more by the officers of
the company than could possibly ho tho cose
with nuy outside organization or indivlduiils "
Mr liosslter was told by a Hr.v reporter that
some of the employees had said that he had
not kept his promises to tho men.
" 1 never hroke n promise to tho men yet."
he snld. "and never villi I only inadu one
promise and that was to send u man or men
over the lines to find if their grievances wero
well founded nnd to remeity them nn far
as possible if they wero well founded. Thero
villi be no strike, nnd even If there was vvn
have men enough In Urooklyn to man every
car on the Nassau system.
This statement wns shown to fiener.il Mas.
ter Workman John X. Parsons of the Knights
ol 1,'il'iir He admitted that lie hnd In en with
n committee In the office of Mr. Johnson, but
denied receiving B"y of the money. If money
wns given, he said. It was given to the com
mittee for the union.
" I have hnd nocourerntiop with Mr. Johnson
or any one tde regarding theeon'lnuingof the
dispute between the men and the com
pany." he snld. 'So long ns the agreement
of the company Is kept I will use
every means In mv power to dls"ourage strike
ngltatlon, irhether It Is by outsider or no. I
believe that It la tho Intention of the coinrany
to rectify any grievance's,"
Pnisons appeared to be anxious to put him
self nn record ns having the utmost faith In
Picsitlent llossltor and the other officials of
the company He would light overv Mrlke
movement to the last He explained
his slt to Mr. Johnson's otfiee by
saying that after tho committee called
on Mr Ilossiter recently they went to see Mr
Johnson and asked him IParsons) to come
along. He went unwillingly, lie said Mr.
Johnson apparently did notwnnt to see him.
nnd he did not stay long. He (Parsons) denied
that ho had stirred up nnv strike rumors In
order to muke capital for himself.
About twenty meetings ol men on tho differ
ent divisions of tho Brooklyn llapul Transit
system wero held In vnrlous hnlls In
Urooklyn last night The. Oreenpoint
Division met in Oormnuin Hall, Irank
lln and Oreenpoint avenues, where It
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linn ICjiui iru tuiti .ww n.-. ,,i,-ii .'u. ....-
rolled. The llldgewood and Myrtle nenuo
division met In a null In Greene itvenue.
whpre -'."() new members wore enrolled.
The Cannrsln division met In Itouknway
nvenue, near Cnnarsle, and the Mnrcyaienuo
division met In a hull In Kllery stroet Thes,,
two divisions reported having enrolled 100
Mnstor Workman Pines of Local Assembly
7fi. K. ot I... it was suld. has become un
popular, anil is considered nut a strong
enougii man for the present crisis. Home
of his statements are objected to. and
the General Kxecutlve Hoard may be naked to
remove him. Thure was talk nt nil the meet
lugs of sending another committee to Mr.
KKKVIStl AT 111K MV.TIIOVOI.ITAS.
Fnrsnns nnd Ills Knlslits Olsruts the. Orlei
niieri lie Mm Dlsrmerrd.
A meeting of delegates from eighty-one local
assemblies of District Assembly 40. Knlslits of
I.nbor, wns hold last evening nt 110 I.ist 12,'th
street, tho headquarters of General Mnstor
Workmnn John N Tarsons. to eonslilor tho al
leged grievances of the cmnloyeesof the Metro
politan Street Hallway Company. Itwnsde
elded to appoint an organizer from each
local assembly to enroll tho motormen mid
conductors In tho union.
It was nlso decided "to glvo nil moral
nnd financial nsslstanco possible", to
discharged men of tho Metropolitan
Htreet Hallway Company and to ask
other district assemblies to take similar
action. Finally It was agreed to have a bill
drafted to be submitted to the. Municipal As
sembly, providing for tho licensing of motor
men In the city, und providing that none but
citizens bo omployiid.
Commissioner Webster nnd other members
of the Htat Board ot Arbitration cumn tn town
last night. They will moet In Commissioner
Delehanty's office, tp-day to talk about the
grievances of which Parsons says tho Metro
politan's motormen and conductors complain.
UlEl.L KXI'LODKO 1'HKVATCItlSl.r.
Two .Soldiers Injured nt tho Troilnc
Grounds nt Siimly Hook.
Two soldiers who wero atwoik yestordnyut
the Sandy Hook proving grounds wero Injured
by the premature bursting of a. '1-Inch Hotch
klss shell while It was being pressed home in
tho metal casing which holds shell nnd firing
chnrgo together In tho form of fixed ammuni
tion One piece ot tho sholl passed along tho
neck of Private Czolgos. ubradlng the akin, and
another pleco struck Prlvato O'Neill In the
forearm. O'Neill is seriously hurt and may
lose his arm C'.plgos. although he went to the
hospital, was only slightly hurt. A third man.
Private ltoblnson, who was prppailng the am
munition, wns not Injured, although pieces of
the shell sttuck all about mm , , ,
The men wero witVklng on a largo lot of
Ilotchkiss ammunition, reloading tho shells,
which hud come i an unsatisfactory condi
tion. nnd then eii-glng tho cartridge tubes.
The work of loft m was carried on In nn open
shed to which a few shells at a time were
brought After the firing chargo of smoke
less powder was put Into tho cartridge
tubes they were token, ono bv one. to
a press, where the shells wore forced
down th cartridge tubes upon the fir ng
charge It was while a shell was thus being
Inrced home that It burst. The upper part ot
the shell was blown to fragments, but the huso
remained in thu tube, andthochargeot smoke
less powder under It was not exploded, lhe
oxplostondld not extend to any of the other
shells or cartridges nearby
Tho men wero experienced at their worn,
tho samo squad having already prepared, be
tween7lK)nnd not) rounds of thu ummunltlon.
and It is believed that the accident was not tho
result of any carelessness on their pnrt. Muior
lleuth andttie other officers In chnrgo ol the
station are nta loss to account for It. Ihe
ammunition Is being prepared lor the nelu.
and it IssHldtobeitestlnert for the Philippines
The loading machinery wns demolished and
some damage was done to tho Itlmsyshed
whiuo tho woik was conducted.
MOLINEUX CASH ANTICS.
jui.t aiiAsn jvhy pah to have
ltE.MASnKO THE CASK.
riot It, Anyhow, Yesterday, In Spllo of tfie
Prosecutor's August Optluii-dnrdlner le
uinnds Inclusion froui the Tombs of n Mis
sionary Who Thinks Mollnem Innocent.
Tho Mollnou'x case was laid boforo tho July
Grand Jury yesterday, and, It Is stated, at tho
demand of that body. Major Gnrdlnor tins dis
covered more "Improper Influences," local
this tlmo to July.andlt Is now well known that
his assistant, Mr. Osborne, had privately ob
tained from JustlcoWcrncran order permitting
him, if ho cIiobp. to hold the caso ovor to
August Hut the July Grand Jury arc said to
havo made n formal requisition on tho District
Attorney's office that the case, which Is a
prison case, be laid before them at once. They
got It yosterday. They oxamlnod two wttnessos,
handwriting experts Klns'ey and Carvalbo,
nnd adjourned the further Investigation until
Monday Kinsley, ns Is well known, says that
Mollneux wrote all the disputed writings In
tho case Carvalho, who denies this, Identifies
as Mollncux's ono letter written to n patent
incdiclno mnn on "threo-crescent" notepnper
of a kind on which ono ot tho disputed letters
was written, also to n patent medlctjio man, It
Is supposed that his testimony about this lottor
was wanted yesterday.
It is stated that the complaint against
Mollneux was not presented to tho Grand
Jury as directed In Justice Fursrann's order,
but that tho jury was simply net to inquiring,
generally Into the death of Mrs. Kathnrlne J.
Adams br poison. However. If this Is an error
in procedure, tho August Grand Jury Is still
open to tlie prosecutor.
District Attorney Gardiner, who recently en
tered into a public controversy with his pris
oner, has another on hand with the Ilev. John
Monro, n clerical visitor at tho Tombs. Mr
Monro wrote a lotter to n newspaper saying
that ho believed Mollneux was Innocent.
Major Gardiner thereuiion wrote something
like this to Francis I.antry, Commissioner of
"Dkab tfm: I hereby ask thnt tho Itev Mr.
Monro be excluded from tho Tombs prison, he
being n public official who has expressed an
opinion publicly desiring to lnflueneo the ac
tion of tho Grand Jury In tho case ot Koland
1!. Mollneux "
Commissioner Lnntry was nwny, but his
deputy sent for the llev. Mr Monro nnd threat
ened to mnko n complaint against him to the
missionary boclety that employs him. The
minister apologized Hn explained that other
missionaries In the Tombs had expressed their
boliof that Mollneux was Innocent. Then ho
was told that none of these missionaries had
expressed such an opinion through tlio public
Press. That, ho was told, was the offence
When he said he still believed In Mollneux's
Innocence, and that it would not bopossiblo
for him to retract the opinion he had ex
Pressed, he was Informed thai he would hno
to square matters with Major Gnrdlner or keep
out of the Tombs. So ho wroto to tho Major,
"I nm simply n missionary and not nn offi
cial. I have no interest whatever In any per
son In the 1'ombs except those who nro con
fined there, tho poor unfortunntes accused ot
crime. Whether thev nro guilty or Innocent,
they nro entitled to the consolations of reli
gion, which t. in mv humble way. administer
to them I limn un opinion as in tho guilt or
Innoccnes ot Mr Mollneux except so far as I
judge from his nctlons and demeanor jvhlle In
confinement. I use my privileges in The city
prlsiw simply tn soften tho hnnMiiiw of the
llfo of tho unfortunates confined there, not
tn criticise public officials In tho discharge of
their duties If I erred In nn excessive
zenl In saving to the public that I believed
Mollneux innocent of the crime charged, the
opinion wns formed slrnplv from his nctlons
nnd demeanor Other missionaries situated
as I am have expressed opinlo'is as to tho
BtiHt or Innocence of unfortunates In tho
Tombs, but nn censure Is made of them I re
gret very much that nny stntehient of mine
can be construed as guiding or instructing the
Grand Jmr Investigation In tho ease of the
man Mollneux I nm a servant nf Christ and
go to tho 1 ombs in the Interest of mercy to re
born the sufferings of those confined there un
der charges of crime, nnd I don't think any
public olficlnl should take it upon himself to
censure moon my judgment which judgment
wus based only on the actions and deiucnnor of
n nerson In prl"nn "
To-day the llev Mr Monro will gn to the
Tombs ns usual and will probably beheld up
by Warden Hagcn If he is not permitted tn
cnter.be will consult counsel, and will prnbab'v
gn to the Supreme Court for a writ nf mandamus
tn prevent the District Attorney from interfer
ing with his religious work.
KILLED OS THE tniOOKI.YS llllllllii:.
Trolley Cnr Struck Sclilnttrr's xvngnti nnd
He Wns Thrown Out on the ltondwiij.
Georgo Schlatter, n cornieu maker o! 1'JH
HopKlns street, Urooklyn, was killed In nn ac
cident on tho northern roadwn) of the Urook
lyn llrldge yesterday afternoon. Schlatter wns
driving n wagon over tho bridge In the wngon
with him wero his llttln sou and Ed waul Fuller,
n tinsmith's helper of 70 Uroadwny, Williams
burg. At the place where tho roadway nar
rows, nt tho New York end of the bridge,
Schlatter's wngon ran on to tho trolley tracks.
A Greene nnd Gates avenue trolley car. ot
which Edward Manning wns tho motormuu.
wascomlng down tho grade nt n high rate uf
speed. Manning founded his bell and says ho
thought Schlatter was turning out for him.
The wagon turnid back to thetrnek again In
the next minute, and tho trolley car ran full
upon it The wagon was smashed. Schlatter.
Fuller and the buy worn thrown out on tho
roadway Schlatter wus knocked koiihuIo.s,
When Manning 'aw tho threo lying In tho
road he threw up ins hands and fainted beside
lilsenr Theuiwero seiernl wiimeu In the car
mid they became hvsterleal Policeman George
Stellerarrested Manning, who. when lioenmeto
his sens 's, snldth.it he would never run mint her
trodey enr. Schlatter nnd Puller wre sent to
the Hudson Streot Hospital In an ambulance.
The boy was not hint nt all Fuller wns nblo
tn go homo after haling some cuts on his right
arm bandaged. Schlatter was found to have
been seriously Injured Internally He died nt.'l
o'clock Before his death wns reported to tho
police, Manning hud been let nut on bail.
Kit.i.r.i) i tii tsrr-Tiiinit stiiert.
ICIertilc Cnr hninsti-d the Wngon and Kuost
I'ell I'nilcr the I'rndor.
Franz Kunst. a provision dealer, of III Ton
Tyck street. Urooklyn. wns driving through
r.a-t Twonty-thlrd street yesterday afternoon
when his wagon was struck by n crosstown
electric car Ho was knocked from his seat
nnd fell under tho fonder.
The motormnn was Charles Peters. He was
a now man nnd was taking another motor
man's plaeo. Ho rang his bell, but got rattled
and seemed to forget how to turn off tho
power. Kunst whipped up his horso In
an offort to get out of the way, but was too Into
Tho car struck the wagon, completely demol
ishing it. nnd Kunst was thrown under tho
fender, which had also been smashed bythe
eolllsloti .... ,
Tho enr was crowded with women nnd chil
dren, who screamed when they saw Kunst fall.
One woman fainted nnd several others lumped
from theiar. Whon tho car was finally stopped
Policeman HefTernnn of tho FWist Twentv
seennd streot station lifted Kunst out and car
ried him into ii llrory stable nearby. A call
was sent to liellevue for un ambulance, and on
its arrival Kunst was taken there.
Up was terribly cut nnd bruised about tho
bend and body and had nlso sustnlned n com
pound fracture of tho skull. An hour later ho
tiled. ... ....
Peters was locked up In the hast Twenty
second street station on a chnrge ot homicide.
CAlll.ISLE'S IIVLl.ET FATAL
Cousin nf the i:-Serrlry Snys He He
members Nothing of the Shunting.
Dallas. Tex . July l.'l.-I'rof. William Lips
comb of tho Dallas High School lingered in
an unconscious condition until 4 o'clock this
morning, when ho died Irom tho effects ot tho
wound he lecolied from John 1 Carlisle, for
mer janitor of tho high school. Cai lisle, who
shot Lipscomb down ut n revival meeting In
the Hrst Christian t hurch, Is a enusm uf
former Secretary nt the l'leasury John U. Car
lisle Ho protesscs not to remember anything
iiliout tho shooting. Ills defence will be emo
Sen Xisusrs Falls befnrpj riii go is Kurnpt, Onlr
p'i nuurs by the Ncu Vurk Lsutrsl. Adv.
YOVXU MAS OKI It OLD LiDr'.l MOSET.
trnieil Her from Drowning In Her Old Age
mill She I. lived llllll.
Tho will otMrs. Maria Kllznbeth Cleveland,
giving the bulk of hor estate of about $100,000
to Mnrvln . Scnlfo of Pittsburg, has been ad
mitted to probate by Surrogate Varnum. The
contest, brought by hor sister, Laura M. Lewis,
was heaj-d about twoiears ago by Hurrogato
Arnold and wns loft undecided when ho rotlred.
Mrs. Cleveland wns 75 years old when she died
In March. 1807. nt Nice. Sho was tho widow of
Augustus Clevolnnd, who died In 1B78. nnd
sho had spent her later years abroad, mnlnly In
Paris, where sho had n residence nt 70 Champs
boquenthod Jft.OOO to servants and loft $11,000
to chnrltuble Institutions In this city, Sho pro
vided that the rest of her estnto should be held
in trust, so that "my bolovcd friend," Marvin
' Hcnlfe.'iihould havo the Income for llfo with
remnlnder over to his chlldron. Sim says that
heat the risk of his lite savod her from acci
Scalte.who isn young man, was abroad about
I two years prior to her death, and It is snld that
the rescue from drowning occurred while they
were boating abroad. His brother. William
I.uclcn Scnlfe. receives some brle-ii-hrne and
furniture under the will. Surrogate Varnum
"The testatrix has not selected, as the ehlof
hetietlclarles under her will, her nearest blood
relatives, but tho principal object of her Imunty
Is a voting ninn who Is not In nny war related
to her: but there Is nothing In the evidence to
satisfy mo that tho bequest tn him was not
made from the lufluonceof gratitude, affection
nr esteem, rather than from liny lnflueneo ex
ercised through coercion, imposition nr I rami,
such as constitutes undue Itilluence. Nor Is
thero, in mv judgment, sufllolent evldenco
to sustain the contention that tho testa
trix had her faculties so Impaired as to bo
readily subject to any controlling Influence of
hypnotism, force. Imposition or fraud, or that
nny such Influence wns actually exerted In
connection with her execution of her will Hor
will may not be such as some of us would con
sider wlso nnd in nocordanco with tho claims
of her nearest relatives, but the principle Is
well settled that, in tho absencoot clear proof
of Incapacity, fraud or undue Inflimnco, It Is
a testator's prlt liege tndons he will."
HI Or AT A CDSfESTIOS.
Ex-Rov. Campbell nf Ohio Ronghly Hnndled
I.ovehnp. O. July l.'l.-The Democratic
Kenntorlnl Convention of the Second nnd
Fourth districts, consisting ot Clermont, Hutler.
Warren, nnd Drown counties, held nt tho Opera
Hou?o hero to-day, was characterized by a gen
eral row hetwoen the contesting IVterSehwnb
and Campbell delegations from Duller county.
Kx-Gov. Campbell proposed Allen Andrews of
Hamilton, O., for temporary Chairman nnd
the Schwab backers urged U. F. Illckley.
There was n rush for the stage, and both Hick
ley nnd Andrews attempted to net as Chair
man. Lver body began to talk nt once. For a
half hour the confusion continued nnd feeling
grew hotter nnd hotter.
Finnllv tho delegates camo to blows. Several
of the Mnson delegates from Wnrren county
hurled Auditor Orny of llutlor county from the
stngc. severely Injuring his knee. He was car
ried from the convention hall to the office of
Dr J. D. Wakefield, anu ho went home on
A innu from Middletown Is said to havo
ninde n move ns if to draw n pistol, wherupon n
delegate attacked him with n knife The two
were patted and wero hurried Into a side
room. Seieinlof the delegntes received black
eves. Kx-Gov. Campbell was put off the
After about half an hour tho convention was
restored to comparative order, and tho Schwab
delegation carried the dny. elTectinc n perma
nent organization, with Illckley us Chairman
Thereupon the Campbell followers bolted and
held a convention with 'ha majority of the
Warren county delegation In ono Corner of tho
The Schwab delegation and their friends
nnmlnnted David Plereo of ltutlcrcounly and
Clnroneo Harding of Warren county for the
Stato Sonnte. The nominees of tho Cnmpbell
men wero Frank ltoudebush of Clermont
mon t county and F.. B. Stivers of Hrowu county
.STEVEDOItES MTIIIKt: ASlt II 7 V.
Old Dominion Line's Men Co Out for 10
cuts More nn Hour nnd et It.
About .'100 stevednres, members of tho Long
shoremen's Union, went on u strike nt the Old
Dominion line pier nt P.each streot and the
North Itlver !nt night The men ns'sed for!!.")
cents nn hour instead of 'r cents which they
have heretofore been receiving from the line.
Police Captain O'lirlen nf the Leonard street
station, when he heard ot the sttlke, sent
lioundsninn I.ondrigan with twenty men tn the
pier They cleaved tho street. Afterward u
delegation of the strikers went to Assistant
General Superintendent Weeks of the Old
Dominion line, and stated their demands. Mr.
Weeks snld that nn contract would bo mndo
with tho mon, but the extra III cunts nn hour
raise would be conceded for the present.
The day laborers havo not come tn terms
with the company yet They hnvv risked fornn
Increase nf pay from $1'' tn $15 n week It is
considered doubtful that the company will con
cede so much.
The Longshoremen's Union has had strikes
at scleral of tho piers recently Tim men have,
won in every Instance. The strikes were or
deieii one after the other. The Mnllory. Mor
gan and Snvnnnnh steimshlp lines were
nmong those niTected Thero iinvo boon no
di-turhntiees In nny of thee.ises, nnd the men
are jublliintnt the ease with which they have
gained their point.
.IVMfH ISTO THE t'ESDEll.
redestrlnii Sales lllmselr from Ilelng Hun
linwn 1 nn Klpctrlc Cnr.
As nn Lighth nvenue trolley car, crowded
with transfer passengers from the Llghty-slxth
street Hue. was running uptown between
I'lghty-sevcnth nnd Eighty-eighth stroet at
4:!I0 o'clock yosterdny oftornoon, a mlddlo
aged man stepped between tho tracks from
tho sidewalk. He did not see the approach
The motorman appeared to loso his head and
did not ring tho gong. The front seat ot tho
car was ocAipled bv women. Ono ot thorn saw
the mnn when It scorned that ho could not
avoid being run down. The woman screamed.
Her cry drow the attention of tho
man. who was less than ten feot from the car.
lie turned around so that ho faced the enr.
nnd, ns It boio dnwn nn him. jumped into tho
fender He clutched the rail nenr tho rheostnt
The motormnn. who had regained his wits
on hearing tho woman scream, shut oil tho
current nnd putonthobral.es. When the ear
stopped the mnn stepped off the fender and
walked nwny uninjured Ono woman on the
car fainted, thinking that the man had bcon
knocked under the car.
STIIIKISO !I.AiS nOllKEIl.H lllOT.
They Smash Cnr Dnnrs nnd Windows nnd
Attnck Non-Union Men.
IlniDOKinK, N J , Julyl.'t -Fifteen non-union
workmen came from the West this morning to
take the placos of the strikers at the Cum
berland Glass Works. The strlkeis met tho
car containing tho men nnd took them trom It
by force. All tho glass in the windows and
doors of the car wcru broken bv missiles
Many nt the non-union men hid under the
seats, and two women who were with them
fainted, Sotuo ot tho men were pulled through
tho windows of tho car. Manager O. G. King,
John Trlnneii and n Phlladelph'a detective, w hn
nccnmpnnlcd tho party, wcreattacked. Klpg's
head was cut open.
The strikers sent tho non-union men out of
town on the noon train. I'hny were glsd to get
away Mayor pnelgate savs it is the first
time the manufacturers fatlel to notlly him
when they were expecting workmen, and thnt
had tliey donu so ho could have prevented the
Trnin Hun 104 Mllrs In Ninety Minutes,
The general traffic manager's special tiain,
on nn inspection trip on the I), L. and W
llallioad, on Saturday, mado the run from
Hath to 1 ast HuiTitln KM inllcs-m ninety
minutes. It is a tecord for the road,
In l'lnrliig Vniir Advertising
For the ses.on, be certain TBI. Si's Is nn our list.
Thu number of leading summer resort advertisers
who uat. Tnr. Hrs la lu ittslf an Indorsement ot the
V slue uf the paper as prufiuble medium.--At i'.
JOINT CHINESE SYNDICATE
liniTiail ASD TAS1CEE, TO OPES HE.
The Ilrlee Company I.encued with English
riunnrlcrs with tho Purpose of Getting
Until Governments to Join In Protect
ing t'untrnets When China Is Ilnlky,
A combination has been entered into between
tho Amorlcnn China Duvolopmont Company,
better known us tho Chinese, syndicate, which
tho late Senator Calvin H. Brlco organized, and
tho British and Chinese. Corporation, Llmltod,
an Ungllsh syndicate. Tho purposes ot both
include tho obtaining ot contracts, decrees and
concessions and tho construction and mainte
nance ot railways and other public works lu
China. A formal contract between the two
syndicates was mado on Feb. 1.
The contract rocltes among other things tlrnt
tho parties have similar objects and nro or
ganized In klndrod communities which have
the same general theories ot law. trado, com
morco and justice, nnu each intend to furnish
the necessary cnpltnl to exploit tho enterprises
thoy may respectively undertake nnd to pro
vide for the management of tho samo; that
there aie difficulties In tho way of procuring
such capital by reason of tho fear that con
tracts ontercd Into In China may not enjoy tho
samo Inviolability as hero and In England;
that It Is deslrablo to endeavor to procure
all protection possible for the upholding
of such contracts' that It is believed by
tho parties that the Governments of their
respective countries by uniting In tho assur
ances of protection of the rights of tholrro
spcetlvo subjects and citizens on which they
havo hitherto respectively relied In embarking
capital In foreign couutries will afford nn
effectunl foreo for the protection of such enter
prises, and that united action bythe twoGn1.
ernments will bo promoted byutilon ot tho two
F.iich party offers to the other an option on
otie-hnlf Its own Interest In any business hore
nftcr obtained by it in the empire of (Jhlnn.
The agreement Is mado to apply to tho pre
liminary contract which tho development
company has already entered into for the con
struction of n railway from Hanknw to Cnnton.
nnd totho preliminary contract which Jnrdlnn
MntheBon A Co. on behalf ot the llritlsh con
cernshavo entered Into for tho construction of
a rallwny from Cnnton to Kowlnon.
The following statement as to the contract
wns given out yesterday by Secretary T S.
lleatty In behalf ot the American China De
"The llritlsh and Chinese Corporation.
Limited. Is n syndicate composed nf tho mnst
powerful financiers In Grent Hritaln. among
nthers Messrs Adnll von Andre. Arbuthnot
llrothers. Ilnrlng llrothers. Sir John Harry,
tho eminent engineer ;t ho Hongknng.Bhnn.rhni
Hank. Jardlne. Matlmson A Co., Urnest C'nssol,
the China nnd Japan Hank. Sir Auckland
Colvln. Olbbs llrothers, Sir Edwyn Snndvs
Dawes. Hiimhro A Sons, tho London nnd New
Zealand Exploration Company, the Merenntllo
Investment Trust. Charles Morrison. Henry
Oppenlielm. H Osborne O'Hngnn, the llnllvvay
Shnro Trust. Ird Rothschild, Sir Thomas
Sutherland, Henry Parmure Gordon. S S
Gladstone. Sir Mnreus Samuel, the Sassoons.
John Walter, the Lord Mayor, and other well
known people of equnl standing.
"The American ( hlnn Development Com-
rany Includes within Its list Messrs. Kuhn,
.neb A Co . Morton, Illlss A- Co.. tho Central
Trust Company. II. A Coster of J Plerpout
Morgan .V Co., llrown llrothers. Vernillye .t
Co.. the Cliasp National llnnk.thi' First Na
tional Hank, John liegeman, l'n'ldetit of the
Metropolitan Life Insurance Cninimny; Mnr
eelluB Hnrtlev nf Hirtley A Graham, tho Hon
J Donald Cameron nf Pennsylvania, tho Hon
Henry Wnlentt nf Colorado. Hugh .1 Grant, 1'.
II Harrlmnn, George G. Haven. Thomns V.
llyan, Moore A- Schley, the Cnrneglo Steel Com
pany. Arthur Scwall id Maine, Clement Oris
cntn. E. 1). Adams, the Messrs. Jtockefeller.'thn
Mnnlmttnu Trust Company, sonio members of
the Vunderbllt family and others of equal
"The contract between thoe two corpora
tions Is the first nnd prnbnhly the only visible
form nf tho Anglo-Saxon nlllnnce. nnd mnkes
n combination ot the mnst powerlul cupitnllsts
In the world. Ono contract with the Chinese
Oniernmentcalls fnr a survey nf the line of
the rallwny from Hankow to Cnnton. which tins
been mnilu bv .Mr W, llarclny Parsons, engi
neer of the llnpld Transit Commission. An
agent of the syndicate is now lu Shanghai In
reference tn some ot the provisions nf the con
tract. It Is understood that tho negotlat'onsnt
Pekln have reached a critical point, and that
there Is n disposition on the part of the Chinese
Government, represented by Sheng Tajen, Di
rector of liallvYiits, to avoid the fulfilment of
tin same Lord Salisbury has already Instruct
d sir Claude MncDonahl to treat the contract
as If It wero a llritlsh contract, and urge the
lullllinent nt Its terms upon tho Chinese Gov
eminent. Tho Devolnpment Cnmpany has
aked the Government of the United states In
take a similar position, nnd Gen Pnrsnns. who
Ills recently returned from China, leaves (or
Washington to-day to present this icquest to
tho Government, Tho Chinese Government,
who are accustomed in dealing with foreign
ers to nlwnys meet the official representatives
of the countries tn which tlioso foreigners be
long, hnve been somewhat puzzled by the fail
ure of the United States to take tlisnrno posi
tion In respect to these mutters taken by other
Governments denllng with the Flowery King
nnmt anil it is hoped by tho American China
Development Conipnny that our Government
will dn nt least as much for the Amerlenn
corporation as the llritlsh Government bns
nlready done In consequence of tho signature
nf the company above stated "
Freder'ck- W Whltndge of the law firm of
CnrvA Whltrldge, whl"h since the formation
nf tho Chinese syndicate has been ItH counsel,
has been mado u member of Its committee,
taking the place of the lateSenntnr llrieo Tho
others on the committee me Hlclnrd J. Crnss
of Morton. Illlss A Co . nnd President V. P. 01
eottnf the Central Trust Compunv Mr. Cury,
Mr. Whltrldge'h partner. Is now In IVk In, China.
Mr. Whltrldge will soon sill for Europe.
.IfOiJ CHASES AS 1T4T.IAS.
Knives Out on the Crowd Hearing i Tale
Plotro Glovnnnn, nn older!) Italian of 'J'M
West Twenty-sixth street, was rescued last
night from a mob whloh threatened to lynch
htm, and wns looked up on u chargo ot disor
Policemen Foy nnd Wannmaker of tho West
Twentieth street station saw Olovunno
running down Twenty-sixth street from
his woodshed at .'12 1 Into at night
pursuod by n crowd of men. women
and chlldron. Soveral of the pursuers hnd
knives In their hands. Tho Italian ran Into a
house and up to tho roof nnd tho policemen
barred the door to the crowd.
A small boy headed the pursuers lie slid
he had seen Glovaunn at tempting tn assault Ids
l'.'-year-ohi sister, had shnutcd at him nnd
that Gioviinuo had driven him away with
an nxe. On hearing this tho policemen
went to tho roof and nrrestcd tho Italian,
light men of tho reserves were called
from the station to provent tho crowd
from getting nt him At t lie police rtntlnn
Giovanni Morettl of HIO West Twenty-sixth
street, tlie father of the bov who hnd led the
crowd, declined to make any chargo ngnlust
tho prisoner und his chlldron could not be
Oil' I'Oll AllCTll. IIEIUOX.
The Princeton Tiirtj Set Out for Cnpe lire
ton tn nll In the Olnun.
PntNCKTON, N J . July 111 The Princeton
protessot swim will nceom puny tho Peary relief
expedition left town to-night forSydncv. Cai o
Ilreton.N. S .where they will join I'rnf. William
Llbbcy, nlio lias been thero for the past two
weeks superintending the provisioning and
loading of the Diana the steam bark whaler
chartered by the Peaty Club of New Vork for
Word was received from I'rof I.tbbey to-day
stating that the work wus progressing rapidly
ami that the expedition would ho In reudinoss
In sail nn July 10. Tlie expedition Is sept nut
iinderdlreetioiiof thu 1'oar) Clubol New York
tnciri)' provisions und other supplies to the
Motions established by Lieut Peary In Ids
search for the North Pole. The part) will also
conduct scientific investigations, pnuclpully in
deep sea diedgiiig fnr Ilium i belon th" depth
of fiotl fathoms, which will be done by the aid
of speeinll) prepared apparatus carried for the.
purposo Tho party will iKlum about the first
Vrllou .liul. tnlltoxln 1'iitlent Ciilii;ileceiit
Oscar I' Lackey, tlie yellow fever patient nt
Swinburne Island who has been Inoculated
four times with antltnxin serum bv Health
Officer Doty, is convalescent He takes all the
nourishment given tn him nnd wants more.
The other patients huio recovered.
nitE OS Mil. WIIITSBT'S PLACE.
The Cnrrlnge House Destroyed, but NestlT
All the Contents Saved.
The carriage house on William C. Whltnoy's
country place, nt Wbeatlcy Hills. Long Island,
was destroyed by fire at 10 o'clock Inst night.
Tho flames had gained oonsldernblo headway
when discovered and appeared to havo started
on tho grouhd floor at tho rear. Tho carrlngo
house was , '10 by 00 feet and two stories high.
It contained many carriages nnd a lot of har
ness. Nearly all Us contents were snved by tho
men employed on tho estnto, who turned out
promptly on the alarm.
Messengers were sent to Itoslyn and West
bury, nnd npparatus arrived from both places
In time to prevent a spread of the Are to other
buildings. Tho carriage house, which was
completely destroyod, stood about 300 feet
from tho residence. It was near tho big
stables which contained the thoroughbreds.
Mr.vWhltncy Is nbroad. No estlmatowas made
of the loss last night.
A RIVAL TO JOIIS T. MOltOAS.
Gov. Johnston I.fkely to Oppose Him for
MoNTaoMEnv, Ala . July 1.1. Senator Mor
gan's recent Interview adv Islng that tho Demo
cratic party drop llryan und frco silver has oc
casioned great surprlao and excitement In po
litical circles in Alabama. It will probably re
sult lu Joseph V. Johnston, tho prcsont Gov
ernor, making the raco for tho Sonnto against
Morgnr next year. Morgan has been the po
litical Idol of tho people of Alabama fortwonty
years. Johnston Is n man of flno ability, and
strong with tho masses.
MELTED It It MATCH 8 APE.
Queer Effect of the Lightning on Charles
Moehus, Jr.. of Paterson.
rATriisox, N. J.. July l.'l. Charles Moebus, n
weaver, of "Jl Eost Fifteenth street, ltlverslde.
was sitting in his back yard when the storm
camo up last evening. Ho wub under a large
cherry tree, suspended from one ot tho
branches of which was a hammock, in which
C, Moebus, Jr., his son, was swinging. When
tho drops began to full Mr. Moebus started for
the bouse, .lust then n blinding flush ot light
ning came, seemingly right from tho middle of
the tree. Mr. Moebus wns thrown down.
When he recovered he was startled to sco his
boy Ivlng npnnrently dend in tho hammock.
Tho boy wns taken into the house. He was
It was found thnt tho pores In the skin were
filled with n metnl that looked like lend after
being fused. Over a dozen plecos ns big as
ficas were sticking In the flesh and the ele
cts In tho boy's shoes were filled with the
same substance. Tho boy had cnrrled u
leaden match safe In his pocket It was en
A TIIICICLE IIVII.T roil SIX.
Warren of l'lilladelphln nn Vacation Awheel
with Ills Family.
New DiiUNSwicK, N. J., July 1.1.-Mr and
Mrs. F. E, Warren of Philadelphia, with four
chubby young chlldron, rode into town to-day
on a tricycle built for six. The vehiclo attracted
n great crowd on George street. Strung at
different places over tho machine wore bundles,
n repair kit, cooking utensils, und a bag con
taining food Mr. Warren said that they had
had no nilshapsnn thelrwny from Philadelphia
tn tills city Thev dn not attempt tn make
more than twenty miles n day Tho machine
weighs olghty-llvo pounds Tlie four children,
whoso nguB range from IS mouths to7 yeais,
were ns bnppy as though riding In n pnlaco car.
Last night the party slept in a farmhouse ju it
out of the city. They have a small tent, and
vise it during tho day when the sun is hot.
They Intend to spend n week In Ynnkers.
After thnt thoy will return to Phllndolphln.
Mr. Warren is a practical bicycle builder.
iu:ri:it's awas.imi ni.scormtr.ji
Finds I.nxlty of Dlsclplln- In Two Precincts
Six Uoiindsmrn .Moved About.
Chief Devcry has finally discovered that there
Is laxity of discipline in two precincts. Thero
are forty more In Manhattan and another torty
In the outlying boroughs to hear from when he
has studied them. Tlie two upon which tho
reports nro In are the West Twentieth streut
nnd the West 100th street stations Theicports
are not made public. All that Is known about
it Is thnt the Chief yesterday transferred three
roundsmen from each precinct to tlie otlieratnl
said that lie did It bemuse discipline wns lax.
In his judgment thu roundsmen were to blame
Sn ho set about fixing things by transferring
tlie three lax roundsmen In a bunch from tlie
one lax precinct tn the other lax Precinct mid
vice versa The six roundsmen thus mnde to
cliangn places were John O'llrlen. ( hnrles
Sherwood nnd David Gillespie nt the West
Twentieth street station and William McGlnlu,
llobett Pile nnd Nicholas Kluli ot tho West
100th street station.
iiest 'j nosTos nr tiioi.i.et.
Novel Journey of a Family Party from
Boston. July l.'l. A. I Prime, a New Vork
lnwjor. hiswife ondhlsslster. Mis M S. Valen
tine, and her daughter Edith nrnved In Itoston
this afternoon from Now Vork. having travolled
almost the entire dlstnneo by trolley. A cnr
was bnnrded In Vonkers for New Itoehcllo at II
o'clock on Tuesday morning. New Hiiven
was reached the first day The next morning
the trip was continued through Hartford to
Springfield, from there to Woieester. where
the second night was passed The last stngo
was accomplished to-dav. the forty-eight miles
to Hoston being dono In a llttlo oier live hours.
Til" trip took about tiventv-nlne bonis, ex
clusive nf stops. Two hundred ami live miles
woie covered by rrollcy nnd only fifty-two bv
train. Thirty different lines wero passed
117. IT STOSE I.EAllSKD FltOM IIOOO,
Thnt the Itnnk und File ut Tniiuunny Hnll
Are Very 1'nrndlr Tnwnrd ltrynn.
St. Louis. Mo.. July 13,-F.x-Oov. William J.
Stone returned from Nuw York city this morn
ing with the plans fixed, he suld. to get for
Kansas City the coming National Democratic
Convention, llelntivo to tho proposed news
pnperorgan of the party to bo established In
Chicago, Mr Stone says that ho was misquoted
by tlie New York papers, and that he had never
said ton reporter Hint Col Moses C Wetmoro
hud subscribed to tho establishment nf such n
paper, but did express n nopo that he would
When asked what the sentiment In Now Vork
was Inward Mr. llryan, ex-Oov Stone said:
" I did not talk to any Now Y'nrk politicians I
gathered from what Gov Hogg said, however,
that the rank nnd file of Tiimmnny nro very
filendly luviurd llryan."
THE II HITTEMOIti: CASK .SETTLED.
Ntnntou Withdraws the Cmiiplnlnt No Let
ter of Apology.
YoxsciiH, July 1.1. Tho case uf I) Perry
Stanton against IlcglnaldG. Whltteimup, wlneli
lias been hanging lire In the Vonkeihi'mtrl for
over n month, wns settled to-day when Stan
ton's lawyer withdrew the enmi liilnt n as
sault made by him ugnlnt Whiiteinore alter
the latter had beaten him for striking his nwn
sister, now Whlttcrnoro's wife
Tlie case, It was said, hinged on thewilcug
ot a letternf apology nr explanation by W hltte
more This W'hltteinon sns he absolutely
refused to write and will not write Nu"e nf
tlie M.intnns wns In court When Judge K"l
logg discharged Whittemore the hitter smiled
bioadly and hurriedly left tho court ohambei.
iro.i.-i.v is iii.ack" ir.is i i.iv.
Mysterious Person hit llai Tn rilled I. mils,
vllle ( nplureil.
Lni Isvni.K. Ky.. July HI -llesld-nlM of the
Crescent Hill section nf Lnulsiill. , who have
fur tvvn years been nglttited over tin, exist,
mice nf a mysterious " wninnu In bl.i"k," wem
aina.ed to-day to ascertain th.it this person
h.isii ninn ... ....
Early this morning the wniniii lu hl.ic
held up Martin Schunier ns he was tiding
nlniig nn horseback He cued or help und
spurred his horse, getting nivny Persons wlm
responded tn his calls captured the figure in
the Inng black robe, who proved to bo n man
well know ii to thu police here until abuut two
DANGER ATTIIK MANACLES. I
SAi.rona of tub paiiis tei.i. or a tt
STtlOSO, UritTKIUOVH Ciritlll! '. M
I.lner, After Ilelng I'lonted, Nenrli Ornwn H
Hark on the Itucks Other Ship s Seen In JH
Hanger fiille the Paris Wns Ashore H
Damnged I.lner Now Safely Anchored. H
Xenial Cahlr tripitc to Tiik Sut. H
T.ovnON', July 1.1 -Mr. Alsbelt. chief of tha H
Purls salvois, says Hint after tho steamer left H
Lowlands Point she and the tugs towing her H
drilled to within 400 yards ot one of M
the Manacle rocks when thuy ought H
to havo been nearly a mile to the H
southward. Thero wus n northerly wind jH
blowing nnd tho tldo was ebbing, which should H
have had a tendency to curry vessels away from )H
the rocks. Ho attributes the drift of tho Paris M
to somo strong current thereabouts, which In H
as yet unoxptaiuod and not understood. jJ
Ho cites ns confirmation ot this theory that H
fdnco tho salving ot tho Paris began a H
number of ships wero seen making for H
thu Manacles. On July 10, during a fog, H
a large steamer was seen coming directly to- H
ward whoro tho Paris was lying, nnd the sul- H
vago boats had to blow thoir sirens loudly to H
warn her oft. H
Mr. Alsbott ridicules the Idea that rnagnetla M
ore ashore near the Manaoles affects ships' M
Thu removal of tho Paris from the harbor M
mouth at Falmouth tn the tidal basin wns a j
difficult and risky job, which ocoupiod nearly jH
an hour. Thero was ono mlshnp during the M
operation. Tho current swung tho etern of H
tho stenmor against n pier, on which woro a ' H
number of spectators. Theplor swayed badly. Jt
alarming tho spectators, who 'fled shoreward M
rapidly. , M
The Parts is now safely anchored. Iler '' M
colossal proportions dwarf everything In , J M
tho harbor. She Is leaking badly and her 'jH
pumps aro kept going constantly, The ro- H
pairs necessary tn enable her to reach 1 H
Southampton or tho Clydo will occupy a H
more than a fortnight. Capt. Watklns. who M
commanded tho steamer when she stranded, ' H
nnd whose certificate ns a master has baon re- H
Miked for two years by the American authorU i M
tlo-3 for running his vessel aground. Is still ', M
aboard tho vossol. " , M
WAST DEWEY AT COSSTASTISOPLS, ), jl
llritlsh Minister Offers to Send a Despatch H H
Hunt tu IlrliiK lllm from Suet. ' M
St. mat Cable Dtivatch Id Thr Ruv. J M
Constant ism'i.r. July 13. Mr. Oscar B. J t
Straus, thu American Minlstor, sent a letter . ' M
addressed tn Admiral Dewey at Suez a few ' jH
days ago, Inviting him to visit this city, )'
Sir Nicholas O'Connr, thn llritlsh Ambassa- (ilB
dor, upon learning ot the fact, offered to send Ijl
thu llritlsh despatch boat Imogens to Alex- Till
andriaforthe purpose nf conveying tho Ad- Jtfll
miral hero. Admiral Dewo's reply to the In- irlH
vitatlon has not yet been received. i?!B
THE MUTILATED BODY IDESTIflED. P-oB
Mrs. I.ilileberg uf Kent Ilflj foorlli Street 'M JH
Snja It Wns Iler Huibnnil's. 'I ''l1 !
Mrs Charlotte Luneberg. n housekeeper nt ' lk
404 East Fifty-fourth street, went over to the M
Urooklyn health officii )csterdny and got a t M
permit to tnko up the cut-up body found in the , : H
water off Hay Hldgo a month "ago and burled in ,, H
thecounty farm as unknown. The body is thnt 9
her husband, Frederick Luneberg. He was a ,4 fl
German sailor years ago. He went nwny from A H
homo n week befoio tho dlsmcmborod body i H
was found, The woman, when she. saw the ' fl
body at the Morgue, was sum it wus that of H
her husband The tattoo marks nn the arm )
nnd the Injured middle linger loft no mom for -H
doubt in her mind. Hut she wanted tn wait "I M
until the legs were found tn sen It there were ,i !
some toos cut oil. Her dnugliter. ton. advised , B
hortosay nothing nud thus nvold publicity. v H
In thnt way also the expense nf burial would H
fall on the city ThoLunoborgs haio very lit- , H
Hut afterward Mrs Luneberg began to feel H
conscience strleken.lt Is said, and nt Inst she
went tn Urooklyn tn have the ho ly tuken up.
She sn)s she wants tn be sure that It Is her
husband's Sho bnsn't decided yet. however.
thnt she will burr thu body In nnither place. .1 M
"The Coroner s'lys it would be sn mii"h ex- )
pens,"," sho sild yestorday "Perhaps we -
shall leave It there."
Luneberg was born In Himbitrc, and was ill
years old The Morgue authorities didn't take
much stock In the woman's story, because the .
body appeared to be that of a joungerman. J
Mrs l.unebeie s'iys her husband looked young.
If the body was not mutilated by a propeller j
wheel, but was cut up tncnncenlnmurder.lt i
is now possible, provided the Identification Is
coirvct, t lint tho murderer may bo discovered. l
iiEi.i Ki'f'i: "iffl.iE tior.s hohk. ,iB
Snys She's Discharged fnr Talking to Re- 'l
Jinrtel Abinlt the 1'lre There. W
Miss Nora Al be, tho nurso who wns In charge W,
nt the eliildn ii'f ward at liclluvue Hospital on
Mondav night, when a small lire occurred H
there. p.T'kid ip bet beiiu.glngs yeterduy and T
went back to he h"ine in 11 vi in. III. llefore v
going, site tn'.d line of the muses with whom ,
she bad 1 n purtiiularlv filendly that Miss '
Agnes Hrei'tinii, ill" heiul nurse, and principal , '.
uf the liellevue 'I mining School for Nurses,
had discharge I her lor talking to reportors on
thenlglitnl the Hi . ihih being contrary toone 1
of Miss llretiiian's rules. y.j
Miss llieiiuati vvntild not talk nb mt the case ,
tn rcKirters. A hi" r porter went tn Thomas ,
S llrennnn, Deputv Ciiiiiinis.loneruf Charities,
about the matlei ami le called up Miss ,,
llrennnn. wlm m tin relation to him. ;
by telephone He told i lib Si N man J
that Miss lln ninn teported tn him that I
Miss Abbe liad lint been dl-cbarged und that 1
sho had not jet ln.ird tli.it Miss Abbe had left
the hospital Miss llrei unn also denied to ,
Cnminlsslnner llreiinaii that hho hnd nny rule
prohibiting the iiiumm tnlking to newspaper ,
a lttiiur.'s rtTAi. liter ci.e hide. '
Mia. Helen Owen Illei Aflrr Hum lug I'p m '
Hill lu Wllllaiuspurt, I'n.
AlTdovv, Pa , July l'l Mrs l.lcf Own Is t;
dead at W lllintnsport as n result it scotching:
UP a hill in that tnwn nn her bici -lo Mrs. I ,
Owen wns the daughter of l.eander Ilei d. See- !
rotary nf Ihe Hoard "f Water Cuumi doners if
Ynnkers, N i she nnd hei Irisl. ind came to
Wllllamspuii a w. 'k ago mi their wedding
jnurnev Lust e.eni.ig thev rode i.ipidly up a
hill l ape .i stnrni U the top ot the hill
Mrs Owen o uupli ped "f lai"tin - and wis
assisted tn n lintel, v hei." she InpsPil hit" un- f,
t'dli-a'iiiUMiess A ph)'si"i.iii f ninil that shi .,
hud niptuti'd ii h..nd vessel in thn si uii.h h
Shu lived lire linurs, siilTeilng fimn intortril I
entivulslon. Mis Owen was only 111 ve us o!d.
Tlie bndy will be sent tn Ynnkers for burial.
,i.ssv(; viiisosuii iriiss it: Jf
Hadn't Hero Able tn I. calf GnveinnrS )
Iiduiid mill Wus .rj Hungry, .
Joseph Kireh. tho military prisoner on Gov- 7
ernor Hand, who disappeared on Wednes
day, turned up las' night. He imported to his :
enmmnnder. ( ipt. lloherts, enntrite rird verr ft
liungrv He s ml ho liad been "just walking i
arnuiid the Island
i'npt. Unbelts sms Kinh ilnulfless vis in ,
hiding lie ii.i K-d light into the iriiardbou-D
nud asked to hne.i qiare meal He ex
pressed a ivilliiigness to aene out the iet of t,
his term. He will mifeit forty-live dais that ,
lis had gnlned bv good enndii.'t. ; jt,
PC I.I. M t V HEI IIS i.osr. ' f
Inlieiltaiicelnx nf Abniil H .on.ixio Ui.li led J!
I'tild in 'Inn Cbii nsn i nsi .
Clin inn, Julv 13 i iei Puhts inrnl' itiiourt
(iganist (lie I'uh'itioii uf lln i lieritan efnx
Ii an th" lieu, ul bwinn .l i in man .mil l- "
bir' M Hill g- Inn I .M. I -en ei w . it .s (
li." Inaeiseoijlt 1. Co till I 'III' tle- .1
q n stion miiiiiiiit to ubu'i' f.'iiin'si ii ban (
estates, lll.d ties Will linie In !- i ild Illl S4 ,
the S Ipl.-llle (' 'I' I's Ii -Us' lib .Ill.l." 1-
l art' i and I i ei (Irdeis hi t" t tered t. dir '
ui'.nlist the Iiiii. 'I he I'u, ii.an In-is aieraxed '
un u bisls nl ss,,lh.',i.,.'l ,,. a tlu hlblug. Unit
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