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rnvni be a battle royal
ALAHMiyo ritoroMTioxa.
any noad Are Tied I'p Ona Trmln Rtnp-
. pad, the Pullman Sleeper Wwiim ana
hldctratked Meetlns- ot Tralmuen
byinuathy far Striker.
Chicago, June 29. President T)ebi
Hid hi associate of the American Rail
way union played a high card to-day
aud mode radical move when they
boycotted every road represented In
She general managers' association.
Commissions were given to committees
Representing the employes of each road
With orders to call out the men the In-
ptant sufficient support was obtained to
Warrant a strike. The roads represent
ed In the agreement and subject to boy
Chicago. It. I. and Paolflo, Illinois
Central, Chicago and Grand Trunk,
fanta Fe, Chicago and Alton, Chicago
fmd Erie, Chicago and . Eastern Illinois,
C. N. W., Western Indiana, C. B
., Chicago, Milwaukee and Bt. Paul,
foioago, Great Western, Louisville, N.
V and Chioago, Chicago and Northern
Faolflo, Lake Shore, Michigan Central,
' T. T., C. and St. L., Pan Handle, Pltts-
tmrg. iort wayne ana unicago, vvaoasn,
Wisconsin Central and Baltimore and
' As rapidly as possible the men win
be ordered out on the roads named, and
it is the Intention of the union officials
to Inaugurate strikes on the lines men
tioned in preference to roads throughout
which haul Pullman oars, iz tne pian
of the union officials is carried out
twenty-two roads out of Chicago will be
tied up within the next two or three
' The contest between the Chicago and
Northwestern and union is develop
ing into a battle-royal. The company
has removed the black-list placed upon
the strikers of 1891 and so far has se
cured two of the old men who are now
at work. ' One crew is at work but the
most of the switching Is done by the.;
The greatest enthusiasm was created
among the strikers to-day when the
announcement was made that the Mo
bile & Ohio had surrendered uncondl-
. -tonally. General Manager Seal tele
graphed President Debs that his road.
had cut on all Pullman cars and re-
iquested a lease of the line. Debs wired
the union to call off the byocott at
once, after receiving a guarantee that
- the company would not run any Pull
mans until the trouble was settled.
. Two hundred engineers on the Illln-
Dis Central road and centering a
Grand Crossing, have agreed to stanc
by the men. All the men on the Illln-
- pis Central pledged themselves to obey
a call to strike whenever issued. It
iwas announced this evening that be-
ginlng to-morrow the engineers would
fefuse to handle trains with Pullman
cars ar.e operated by subs.
A mob of 1,000 strikers and their synv
(athizers stopped the Chicago Limited
on the Chicago and Erie line at Ham
mond, Ind.,, at 6:40 p. m. and com
pelled the -crew to side-track two Pull
man sleepers attached to the train,
Then the orew were notified that they
might proceed with the rest of the
train, but at 11 o'clock no such move
jiaa Deen maae. Tne sheriff was on
band with twenty deputies, but he was
powerless to protect the train.' The
whole town is In sympathy with the
strikers and denounces the sheriff's ac
tion. ; .
An order to strike was reoeived to-
pight by the switchmen, switch tenders,
sower men ana crews oi re switch en
gines on the Wabash road in Chicago,
At 7 o'clock everv man went eut.
.-. Five.fiundred delegates, representing
eleven - lodges of the International
. Switchmen's . Aid asosoiation, these
lodges representing . the - employes of
twenty-two lines,; met to-night The
conference considered a resolution that
. the members of the Switchmen's Mu
tual Aid association recognize the strike
begun by the American Railway union
to the extent of- calling out all the mem
bers of the Switchmen's union. An in
formal vote at 10:45 p. m. Indicated
that - the resolution would be over-
whelmingly adopted, but the final vote
Is yet to be taken.
The Iron Mountain and the Missouri
Faolflo men at St. Louis quit at 12 to
night. The blocking of the Gould sys
tem here means a total suspension of
Business for the south and southwest.
Thieves Heaped a Harvest. :
.. .- New London,; Conn., June 29. It ap
pears that thieves made the most of
their opportunities while the crowd
iwas here at the Yale-Harvard races.
W. W. Keith, a summer visitor, caught
thief taking Ms watch and held' him
tontll he was arrested. He will be sen
tenced- to-njorrow. A pocketbook
; . owned by Augustus A. Post of Brook
lyn, was picked up near the depot to
ay, minus any money: Mrs. Thomas
p. Bennett of New Haven, was robbed
jpf a watch while coming here. Several
ther cases have been reported but the
Victims refused to give their names.
' Oomblutloiu Are Prohibited.
Chioago, June 29.-In Judge Winde's
ajourt to-day Attorney General Moloney
I, resented A draft of the decree asked
or against the gas' trust,' which has
leen consented to by the companies. It
, prohibits any lawful combination on
:. the part of the seven corporations com
prising the trust. . Judge Winde was not
Certain that the decree fully protected
the right of the people, and decided to
aear oral arguments on that point. . - .
" - Oeroom, by Hernt.
New London, Conn., June 29. Daniel
Uttlefleld, supposed to belong in Provi
- nenoe, is at the residence of Mrs.Moaier,
, in Groton, suffering from the effect of
the ton; His condition is critical and
the whereabouts' of his friends are un
known, Littlefleld- was years ago a
Railroad Oompanlas Liable to Damage 3
an Kraployo to Injured!
Boston, June 29. A uuclslon by the
full bench of the supreme' court , was
rendered to-day which determines that
a rajlroad company is liable for damag
es for its gross neglect which results to
personal Injuries to one of Its employes,
who at the time of the accident Is rid
Ing upon a train out of working hours
by virtue of a pass ticket issued by the
railroad. The rule Is made so gener
ous as to hold that under the clrcura
stances of the case of the employe.who
was Instantly killed, was at the time a
passenger and the defendant owed him
the duties due to such, despite the fact
that the pass ticket stipulated that the
person accepting it assumed all the
risk of accidents and especially agreed
that the company should not be liable
as a common oarrler.
The decision was rendered la the suit
of James Doyle, administrator of the
estate of Cornelius J. Doyle, against
the Fltchburg railroad company, in
which the plaintiff was given a finding
of 4,500 by the superior court and the
defendants' exceptions being overruled,
Judgment will accordingly be entered
for the plaintiff In that amount.
Louisiana Senators Oppoie the Sogar
Schedule Hodlflcatlons and Change!
May be Made.
.Washington, June 20. The Louisiana
senators are understood to be strongly
antagonistic to the modifications in the
sugar schedule made by the demooratio
members of the finance- committee. The
modifications change the time when the
schedule - shall go into effect from the
first of January to the date of approval
of the bill. They also continue a part
only of the bounty for this year. Still
another ohange authorizes the secretary
not to impose an additional duty of one
tenth of a cent upon sugar imported
from countries paying an export boun-
ty when he is satisfied that the producer
has not been the beneficiary of such
The objections of the Louisiana sen
ators are said to be that these changes
will seriously affect the business of the
sugar produoers and that they are a
direct violation Of the agreement made
in the democratic caucus with reference
to the sugar schedule. It is said the
proposed modifications of the sugar
schedule have been approved by all the
-demooratio members of the commit
tee except Senator JtoPherson, who
is not in the city. In view, however, of
the. strong opposition of the Louisiana
senators further modifications may be
necessary before harmony is. restored,
An Exciting Contest Between the Tale Han
and Hobart.
Boston, June 29. One of the most ex
citing and hotly contested matcnes ever
played on a tennis court was fought
out on the Neighborhood courts this
morning between Foote and Hobart and
after three deuces sets containing for
ty-six hard fought games had been
played the Tale man came put a win
ner. Alter .tne seventh game in u.e
first set it was 'hard ''and fast tennis
all the way. Hajf a dozen times the
match was within ofie point of being
won by one man. or the other and as of
ten his plucky opponent pulled it out
of the fire. "
The spectators' thoroughly enjoyed
the' match,' the more so that in the
first few games.it looked like a sleepy
match, within an easy, victory t for Ho-
barj. No one "Who saw Foote s roor
work-ln the first, seven games had the
slightest idea' that he wduld win. His
placing! throughout,- while 'seldom ag
gressive, wa . most phenomenally
steady. He played' almost entlraly at;
the back of the court. and almost en
tirely on the defensive.
This makes. Hobart's chance of win
ning the tournament a desperate one.
The standing of the men is now, Hovey
won -five and lost one, Hobart won four
and lost two, Chace won ' three and lost
three, Foote' won two and lost four,
Wrenn won none and lost four. Score:
9-7, 6-8, 9-7. ' ' -: :
Chase beat Foote 6-4, 6-3. Hobart
and Hoyey were playing their third set
when darkness compelled a postpone
ment. . Hovey won first set 6-4, Hobart
won the second set 6-6, and the soore
stood five all in the third seat, :
On the Old Wadsworth Elm In Hartford
' Yesterday.
Hartford, June 29. A brass tablet
affixed to the old Wadsworth elm on
Main street, In frdnt of the Wadsworth
antheneum, was. unveiled this after
noon with appropriate ceremonies', The
tablet was placed on the tree by the
Connecticut Society of the "Sons of the
Revolution. The tablet commemorates
the visit to this city, June 29, 1775, of
General George Washington who met
Rochambeau here at Colonel Jeremiah
Wadsworth's house, where the anthe
neum ' now stands. Jonathan Trum
bull of 'Norwich, the president of the
society, '; presided and i addresses were
made by Jonathan F. Morris, a noted
antiquarian, - and J. G. Woodward of
this olty." The tablet was nnvelled by
Miss Brinley of Newlngton, a great-great-granddaughter
of Colonel Wads
worth. After the exercises he guests
were entertained by the society of the
paughters 'of the Revolution.
' ' . Ylgthuit Will Remain DOnked-
Glasgow, June 20. It has been de
cided that the yacht Vigilant will not be
entered in the '-faces which will be set
tled Tuesday and Thursday. It is prob
able she will' remain' docked until just
before the -race ' on ' Saturday, June 7.
though she is not yet entered for that
event) '
A Variety of Features Bom An Favor
able Others Are Unfavorable Revival In
the Woolen Mills aud Other VntlnoM
New York, June 20. Bradstreots' says
a number of unfavorable features
threaten to affect business stability. At'
New Orleans trade in all lines trtnfuller.
At Nashville and Birmingham, Ala., it
is dull and without sign of early Im
provement which is true also at Port
land, Ore. Important among the favor-
uDie features are the rains in the South
Atlantio, Gulf, south, central and north
western states where crop damage has
been feared, with resulting gains to
smau grain, ootton. fruit and vegetable.
New England woolon mills at work on
dress goods and men's wear report a
moderate revival in orders, and shoe
shipments from eastern factories hold
up well, while Boston banks report in
creased demand for loans and Provi
dence jewelers fair orders for autumn
delivery. Demand has inoreased for
paints, oils and glass at Pittsburg and
for Iron at Philadelphia. St. Louis and
Chioago at the latter poiuts- the market
ueing nrmer.
The most favorable report comes
from St. Louis, where the volume of
business after a marked increase -within
a week is reported about natural,
Kansas City jobbers announce receipt
of fall orders in staple lines, and Mil
waukee bankers report the demand for
loans is increasing. Jobbers at the
three large Minnesota cities report an
improved feeling among country . mer
chants in that state, and North Dakota
renewed in orders recently received.
There is an improved trade at Memphis,
Jacksonville and Charleston, due pri
marily to the effect of rain on the crops.
Atlanta announces the volume of trade
for June equal to that in June last year
and that country merohants are order
ing for future delivery. There is more
activity in nearly all lines at Augusta
and the demand for cottons is heavier.
Continued improvement is reported
from Galveston, where collections are
Exports of wheat equal 1,747,000
bushels against. 8,971,000 in the last
week of June, 1893. The total number
of actual business failures in the Uni
ted States in the last six months (fall
ures in which assets are less than liabili
ties) is 6,528, whioh is more than in any
preceding similar period an increase Of
4.tt pet cent, compared with the first
half of 1893 and 22 per cent, more than
in mnnt.ha nf - r
The present tendency, in the number
of failures to decrease is shown bv thA
fact that while at One. end of Hhe fust
quarter of the onrrent year the increase
over the like period last year was 900
failures, the morease this year over -last
at the end of a half year is only 289
failures. The New England failures of
the period were 1,009, with assets of
$4,S81,97L Last year there were 919
failures with assets of fe6,69,403 in the
nrst nan or i8. uj ,
Trade in the province of Ontario has
been quiet, owing to the election Tues
day. There Is no feature in the trade
situation in Nova Scotia beyond favor
able crop prospects. Demand in staple
lines in the province continues moder
ate. Exports are restricted aid buy
ers generally, are filling immediate
wants only. - -'
Bank clearings at Hamilton, Ontario,
Montreal and Halifax aggregate qniy
J15,512,000 this week, 5.5 per cent less
than last week and 13 per cent, lest
than in the last week in June last year.
There are 97 business failures in, Can
ada and Newfoundland reported slnoe
January 1 against 887 in a like portion
of 1893. The lnorease in total loans in
the first half of this year is to $9J9,(W0
from 78,115,000 ln a like period of last
year. ... . , ;
Shelton't Stirring Time Yesterday Big
gest Vote Ever Foiled at a School flec
tion There'. ' ''": '-f '
Shelton, June 29. The annual school
election for this borough occurred to
day m the town hall. It has been the
most exoiting school eleotlon, probably,
inai was ever neic in tne town, and a
larger rote has been polled than at any
town election ever held here. The
trouble commenced about iwo years
ago when the Soman Catholic element
packed the school meeting and succeed
ed in electing a majorlly ticket, tfter
whioh Immediately followed the dis
missal of two Protestant teachers and
the substitution of Catholics in' their
places. Last year it was yote'd id elect
tie committee for three years, to com
mence with this election, and at the
school meeting held Tuesday bight it
ww votea to oaiiot oy cneoa tist, alter
which the meeting was adjourned, there
Demg over tw citizens present. .,,
Two tickets were in the field ffr to
day's eleotion, One being the Old one
elected a year ago with a Catholio ma
jority and the other being wholly made
up of Protestants, whioh ticket was
elected by fifty-eight malorit,'. T4
committeemen are William Weinman,
liewis jr. renon ana George w. Beards
ley. The tioket politically is made up Of
both 'democrats and republicans and
contains aiso one people's party, t ; . (
He Stood Up Before Xlxon for
.'. BouiidtandGotaDraw. - .
Boston, June 29. The twenty-round
contest at the Casino, to-night between
George Dixon, 1 the world's feather
weight boxing champion, and. young
Griff o, the Australian, was? a fine exhib
ition and both men proved themselves
possessed' of wonderful staying quali
ties. ' ,v ; :- : -.',v-;;
Dixon did nearly all . the leading
throughout, but was plucklly met' by
Griff o, whose counters, while oft-times
lacking in force, frequently bore fruit
His defensive work was of the highest
quality and it is greatly to his credit
that he was able to stand the fast and
furious blows of Dixon, for,' twenty
rounds. . The fight .wa declared a
BOARD or xnvtATiox,
M las Allen's Salary Kaetarad to 1.000-
M.ees Worth at lUpalra Daring the
- tnhtmer The Board Adjoams Until the
Fall. . ' I
, The last meeting of the board of edu
cation for the school- yrar 1803-04 was
held last evening. The board, upon
further conslderatlon.atelded to re tore
the salary of Miss Allen, a high school
teacher, to (1,000, At the annual ap
pointment of teach'trs her salary was
out down to 6000, and at the meeting of
the board held on June CI her applica
tion to be restored to 61,000 was reject
ed. It see.ms, however, that Miss Allen
had been asked to teach in the first
place under the promise of a salary of
61,000 and that it was most desirable to
retain her services. I
The building committee reported that
the regular minor repairs on the vari
ous school buildings would aggregate a
sum of (14,665. This does not luoludo
any extra repairs. The board voted
that the report of the committee be ac
oepted and the repairs made during the
coming summer.
xne usual school calendar, as pre
sented by the 'superintendent of schools,
was approved of. The board voted to
place the oustomary bronze tablet lu
the Board innn Manual Training school!
bearing the names of tu board of eduj
cation ana ine aronntct. it win oe
placed opposite the tablet to be ereoted
in memory of Mr. Boardman. -
- The foilowtng petition was presented
to the board: j: 1 . . .
. We, the undersigned, living within
the limits of the present Humphrey
street school district, respectfully re
monstrate against any ohange of school
district lines which will transfer our
children from their present schools In
the Lotell distriot. B. A. Beers, Leslie
Mouitnrop, Leonard Bostwieh, E. A,
Antsetill, R. E. Monroe, Mark Coe.
Mark Griffin, Mrs. G. -Arnold, Mrs. T.
E; Holsfall, F. Herrlck, ft B. Hall. Mrs,
J. R. Evarts, J. T. Merrill, B. 8. Hart,
A. S, Ostrander, 8; A, Dltmans. T. E.
Frisbie, H. K. Lines.
' Mr. E. L. Armstrong, Mrs. Stewart
Means, Mrs. F. A. Benton, Mrs. I. G.
Merwln, E. P. Wilson, F. E. Brooks, O,
G. Water, Charles Klauberg, S. G.
' The petition was referred to the com
mittee on schools. "
Superintendent Cart is1 said that it
sriould not necessarily followed that the
omlflren would boesacito Jjonoi school.
They might be sent to i Eaton -school as
formerly by special action of the board.
The board then adjourned until the
0,811-of the president id peptember.
t hose Who Bcelrod This Degree t Tale
i' '.., This Week. '
" The following la the list of those who
received the degree of doctor of philos
ophy at Tale university on . June- 27,
1894, with .titles of their theses:-. -
Jolfn Beadle,,. B. A., Tale university
lsS-AuxHlary .Verbs in Latm.
Harlan Creelmttn. a D.. Tate univer
sity 1889 The. Problem of Well Being
and Buffering in the Old Testament
' ArtJiur Lewis Day, B.A., Tale univer
sity 1892 The Second's Pendulum." De
termination for New Haven..
Jetm Dtt- Buy. J. TJ.' D University of
Heidelberg, 1889 Two - Theories ori the
German Constitution.
Joshua Allen Gilbert, B. A., Otter-
beln university 1889 Researches on the
Mental and Physical Development of
School Children.
Gtorie Herbert Glrty, Bv A., Tale
anrvertlty : 1892 A Partial Revision of
the fauna of the Lower Helderberg
Elizabeth Deerlng Hanscom. M. A
Boston university 1893 Studies in the
"Vision of Bier's Plowman."
jVletor Harold Hegstrom, B. A., Au-
gust ana college H890 Schopenhaur and
Anclent'Hlndu philosophy, a Compara
tive Study-In pessimism.--
lames W. D.tlngersolL B. A.. Tale
University 1892 The Use of Quod in Cl-
James, Hall Mason Knox jr.. B. A..
tale university 1892 The Proteolysis of
Casein,: with special reference to the
Cleavage' of Phosphorus, together with
t Study of Paunclein. '
Clinton Lockhart. M. A.. Kentucky
university 1888 A Critical and Expos!-
Ary Commentary on the Book Nahum.
William James Mutch, B. .A., and B.
L., university of Wisconsin of 1882, B,
D , Tale university 1886 The - Mental
States of the Hebrew Prophets.
Margaretta Palmer. B. -A.. Vassar
college 1887 Determination -of ' the Or
faff of the Comet, 1847 VI.
George Samuel Richards. B. D.. Tale
Ulyerslty 1891 Kauts Theory of Ethics,
examined, with reference to his Theory
of Knowledge and to the fundamental
Driheiflles In- the Moral : Teachlntr of
JeSUS ChWst.
Charlotte Fitch Roberts, B. . A.,
Weliestey- eollege 1880 The Develop
ment and 'Present Aspect -of Stereo
Chemistry. . Cornelia Bulklv Roarers. B.. A.WpIIpb.
ley ' college 1884 Slnalefa. Slneresls e
Hlato en lois Romances del Cld.
Sarah Bulkley Rogers, M. A., Cornel)
iniverslty. 1891 The ; Rise of Civil
Gavsrfiment and Federation in Early
-.Charles Augustus Schumaker, B. A.,
rale umVerslty 1882 Sources of Lonar-
vellow's Poetry." -' -'
Mary Augusta Soott, M. A., Vassar
oopege -1882 The Elizabethan Drama,
especially in its relations to the . sta
tions of the Renaissance.
..Ouy; Van .Gorder Thompson, B. A..
University of Colorado 1888 The Dra
conian Constitution. f : s,
Laura Johnson Wylle. B.. A., Vassar
College 1877 Studies in the Evolution of.
English Criticism, n , , -.v -'"
.':..'' Going to High Book, .
To-day the Sunday school- and people
of '.the United 'church picnic-' at' High
Rook grove, taking-along, the children
of the New Haven lorphan asylum j who
re , Yeryloyful yesterday over ..their
JooialDg outtogv ,
dcctrsist BKAiTiforrxcKn h bioiit
Couplets Detail of Laat Mlghl'a Inveatl-
gallon Wrisht and Bailey Demanded
Money From Mlm gwayne's Seiuatlonal
The chamber of the board of council-
men lat evening had every uppeurnuce
of having been transformed into a court
room and such a transformation had
taken place. The investigation Into the
charges alleged to have been mndo by
Garbage Contractor Swayiin against
noaltb Officer Wright and Clerk Uulley
of the board of health took place
there. The members of tlio board
mt around a semicircular tnblo
with Mayor Sargent in tlio center.
At the right side of the tablo sat Con
tractor Swayne, his wife and hit coun
sel, Attorney Charles 8. Hamilton. At
the left side of the table were seated the
two accused officials and their counsel
Attorney's Asher and Ely. All the
commissioners wore present nnd there
were- also present about 100 residents
aud property owners.
- It was shortly after 8 o'clock when
the mayor called the meeting to ordor,
lu the meantime copies of the Register,
In whioh the alleged charges were
printed, had been distributed by Clerk
Bailey among the members of the board,
yVKer the meeting had been called to
order Commissioner Blake was appoint
ed cleric. The resolutions adopted by
the board of health at the last meeting,
providing for the Investigation, were
read, as was also .the articlo from the
Register, and the meeting was open for
business. 1
At this point Attorney Ely asked
"Have any specific charges been pre
sent to the board?"
Commissioner Graves: "None have
been prestnted. . I move that Mr.
Swayne take the stand and tell his
Dr. Flelschner: "Will Mr. Swayne
make any charges or did he make the
Statements to the Register reporter. If
he don't I don't see that we have any
business to transact here and we may
as well goTiome."
Attorney Hamilton; "If that Is to be
the method of conducting this so-called
investigation I wUl wash my hands of
the entire matter andetop right here,
We are not here to find out whether
Mr. Swayne talked with a reporter or
not. What we are here for Is to in
yestigate official malfeasance in office,
if you want to max a inorougn in
vestigation we are ready to help you
and will call all bur witnesses."
Attorney Asher: i "It Is Just as I ex-
peoted. Swayne don-, -want to make
any charges, but- wants to prove that
he Is a good garbage collector at the
expense of the city, Swayne should be
put on the stand and asked: "Did these
officials make the alleged proposals or
not?" Then we can go aneaa.
' After considerable further discussion
ic was decided thAt Mr. Swayne should
taa;e mo siaau wm wiu ii mo. w...
menoed. -?'."
Contractor Swayne was called to tha
stand and testified as follows: "My
name Is Walter S. Swayne. I live at
61 Carmel avenue and have betn gar
bage contractor under the board of
health since February 1, 1894. I know
DV. Wright and Ward Bailey. On Mon
day, April 2, I went to the office of the
board of health and was confronted
with- eleven complaints; On the previ
ous Saturday there Were only six such
complaints. At the time I was there,
Monday, Bailey . said to me; 'Hare,
Swayne, you're making money, you'd
belter give me an interest in your pigs
if you want to save your contract.'
replied that 1 couldn't do it. On April
there were thirteen complaints given
to me. I thought there must be some-
thlng,wrong about it and made up my
mind to investigate. At this time
Bailey 'said to me during a conversa
tion about money; 'Tou'fe not like old
Lawrence. . He used to be free with his
money , and help out the poor boys.
When I went to the offloe of the board
of health again on April 80 Bailey said:
'I am short of $100. Tou will lose your
contract unless you help me out.' At
this time the complaints came in at the
rate Of about six per day. The meeting
of the board ws held on May 22. That
flight' 208'. complaints Were read to the
board by Clerk Bailey. Of this number
only .ninety-seven were given to me.
Tne balance, I believe, were fictitious.
During the next two weeks only thirty
four complaints came in.- The day fol
lowing the meeting of the board !
agreed to give htm $60 a month in con
sideration for whlh he was to keep the
complaints down and save my contract.
for, me.' " : - ,
ness said:; "The night of the meeting
Wright, came out into the hall and told
me he wanted, to see me on Orange
street, between Trumbull and Grove
U4 inciGUH W.VIt VTftlKllb nil"
streets,, the- following, morning between
9 and 10 o'clock. : I met him there. My
wife was with me in a carriage, I got
out and walked a3oui twelve feet
away ''to Wright's cai-rlns. My wife
was thoro all the time At that time
Wright said to me: 'if you give ma S300
I'll protect you and save your contract.'
I told hm I couldn't lo it and then ho
came down to $200, which I agreed to
giye him out of the n6xt pay day.' "
On tlio 51 h of June I again saw Bailey
and he said he wanted $50. I (old him
hadn t it and showed him my bank
book. ' I told Mm ; 'I'll try to borrow
It,' I went to see 'Attorney Hoadley,
but he was not in. The next day I
went to Judge Cable, who was collect
ing, a mortgage, for ine. I got $15
there,' a check for $10 made out to him
endorsed by him. to my order and $6
In cash. I then went to the olllce of
the board of health and handed the
check and cash to Bailey. While I
was endorsing, the check, Health In
spector Mix was at the long table in
the room. He then came up to Bailey
and gave him a complaint against me
from 621' State street Bailey took the
complaint and tore it up. I did not go
to tne omce again on Baturaay as I
was sick. The following Tuesday I re
celved' latw, scnt me, bjrL BaJiejr, In
which he said that he wanted to see me
at ones on Important garbage mattera
I did not see him again. I gavo the
check and money to bailey Iste In the
'afternoon of June 6. After that for a
while there were hardly any complaints,
Of the 208 complaints read to the board
by Ualley I only received ninety-seven.
The ninety-seventh complaint was
given to mo about 6 o'clock on the af
ternoon of the evening that the meeting
was held. At that meeting 208 com
plaints were made to the board.
On cross examination by Attorney
Ely, Contractor Swayne stated that he
had never had a list of the 208 names
and had never seen iny such list. He
had received the ninety-seven from
Bailey. These were read from the Ale
and the residences were put down by
Swayne In his book. The question of
the contract between Farnham and
Swayne In reference to the ownership
of some pigs was called up. The contract
was drawn up by Clerk Bailey. Ho was
also asked In reference to the article
which appeared In the Register. He
said th' t he had told the story to
Register reporter at his home, but did
not rif.ollect whether or not he said
anything to the reporter about pigs or
Lawence. Swayne also said on cross
examination that when he agreed to
give Bailey the $30 a month, Bailey
soJJ to him, "I'll keep out falne com
plaints and save your contract."
On cross examination by Attorney
Asher, - Swayne testified that he had
been a resident of this city about
year before he got the garbage con
tract, that ho was born In Lancaster
county, Penn.,and was forty-four years
old. He was in the milk business in
Boston prior to coming to this city and
prior to that time he had been In the
drug business In Philadelphia.
"Has any of your property been des
troyed by fire? asked Attorney Asher,
Attorney Hamilton. "Objected to,
Tou must confine yourself to the sub
ject matter of the direct examination
Attorne Asher. "We claim it. This
man has brought charges against these
two officials and we have a right to go
Into his whole life. If we can show
that he has been guilty of arson or en
gaged In any nefarious business, we
have the right to Introduce it as -showing
that the witness is not a credible
Attorney Hamilton still claimed that
the matter was not germaln to the in
vestigation, that there was no record of
any such transaction, and that he had
never' been charged with the crime by
any one and it was manifestly unfair
to try to Introduce such evidence.
Attorney Asher stated that he ex
pected to show that Swayne had' had
trouble with Insurance companies In
reference to the adjustment; of leases
by nre ana that he naa been charged
by these companies with the crime of
The members of the board considered
the question of the admlBsablllty "of
the question for some time, after Which
they decided to exclude It and the cross
examination was continued on another
tack. . , ,
In replies to queries by Attorney
Asher, Mr. Swayne said that Dr.'
Wright had spoken to him inihe-hall
way on tne nignt or tne meeting; after
the session. There were others there
but we went away' so that they could
not hear the conversation. Dr. Wright
spoke first and said that he wanted to
meet me on Orange street. . He did not
tell me for ' what purpose... He whis
pered in my ear. When we met the
next morning on Orange street,-' the
first thing he said was: "No-w give me
$500 and I'll fix the thing up and save
your contract." He said it very low at
first and as I did not hear him, he said
the same thing over again in a louder
tone. I told him I couldn't do it. He
then sald"Gle me $200 In a shake and
I'll tend to it. After a short time I
told him I'd give him the money the
next pay day. To this he said: "That
will be all right and I'll keep out the
complaints." He did not tell me how
he was going to do this. The conversa
tion took place between . 9 and 10
o'clock in the morning. I don't recol
lect telling the Register reporter the
published statements about Wright. I
was to give the money to Wright the
next pay day, June 9. I have never
made , a sworn statement about the
charges against Dr. Wright and- Clerk
In reply to a question from Commis
sioner Graves, Swayne said that when
Bailey received tha money he believed
that he put the money in his pocket
and the check somewhere else. When
gave him the check Bailey said:
"You'd better endorse the check," and I
endorsed it. Mr. Mix was there all the
time. Bailey acknowledged at that
time that there were some false com
plaints and said that he would stop
them. He also said that Bailey under
stood that-the moneywas for this-purpose
and he received it With that un
derstanding. '
Rutherford Trowbridge,' residing at
70 Grove street, testified that he bad
lived there three years, and had never
made any complaint to the board of
health about the non-removal of gar
bage between February 1 and May 23,
and that no one in the house had made
any such complaint. , Like testimony
was given by' Mrs. Charles Pickett of 46
Spring street, Mrs. William Arnold of
112 Dixwell avenue, James W, . Schur
man of 304 Greenwich street, John Met-
calf of 14 George street, Mrs. Beckley
Of 23 Wilson street, Mrs. Mary Rey
nolds of 43 Putnam street, Mrs. Thomas
McNerney of 43 Putnam street, Mrs:
Eliza Carroll' of 38 Redfield street,' Mrs.
Murray of 997 Grand avenue, Mrs.
George L. Warren of 147 Howard ave
nue, Mrs. F. O. Mansfield of 322. George
street, Mrs. T. A. Cobert of 48 Putnam
street, James U. Mitohell of 26$ Green
wich avenue, Max Brahm of 125 Court
street, John H. Maher of 236 George
street, John K. Johnston of 877 Orchard
street, Charlotte A, Cone.Emma White,
and W. S. Fowler all of 40 WhaUey
avenue, L.' B. Fuller of $0 Broadway,
John Hall of 12 George street and sev-
eral others. ''i'.sn i
This closed the testimony for the eve
ning and the meeting adjourned at
11:20 o'clock until this evening at 8
'clock, when the Investigation will be
TWO riltEMEX Kll.lEn AXD A
Brooklyn lln K At On -T ! tin
Knglnoa W r ni-iii Hnnir ' ut the I'lurae)
Again Siarlnil u Hml Thi . . .- It
called One .Mini I Ml .In.
Brooklyn, Juno 2!i.-Tlis :i'i ooi
flro broke out in the luro stoii-lnu i ut
Franklin Woodruff & Co.. ou Furiuua
Direct, und gained headway bi-tort- U
was discovered. The fire Minimi mi
second floor when no ot e was in tli
building. The place had been locked
up and the windows and doors were
safely barred. 8evcral fire engines anif.
flreboats hastened to tho scene and
throw streams of water on the building,
For a long time the firemen wore unable
to got Into tho building, but at length,
a window on tho sooond floor wof
broken opon aud soon several streams ot
water were playing lnslde.Other windows
and doors were then broken In. In the
building were stored 15,000 bales of jute,
hemp, salt, salt codfish and isinglass.
It Is said the flro started In the room in
which the Jute was packed,, spontaneous
combustion probably being the causa.
At 7 o'clock the fire appeared to ba
under control. At J one time it was
feared the adjoining-buildings, which)
arc packed with sugar, would become)
Ignited. In one of the adjoining build
ings was stored a millon and a quar
ter bushels of wheat.
At 8:15 o'clock tha fire in the build
ing "H" started up anew.nd soon the,
(lames got into the adjoining building
K. The fire engines that were sene
home were recalled. The firemen con
cluded that both buildings would ba
destroyed afid began throwing streams
on the adjoining buildings in order to
keep the flames from spreading.
At 9:15 the south wall of the building
"H" fell and burled three men who
were at work in the yards of the Union!
Ferry company. John C. Barrow and!
James Prentice were killed. and Samuet
Salon had his leg cut off above thai
knee and was also Injured internally.
He will probably' die. Andrew Miller)
was struck about'' the head by the fall-
lng timber and was cut In several
places. 8alon andV-Miller after having
their wounds- dressed, were taken tot
the hospital.
. Robert Shepard, who waa at work in)
the yard of the Uqion Ferry company)
when the wall fell, is missing. It la
supposed that he is now buried in tha
ruins. : ' v
At midnight the fire was under con
trol, Tha los on the uiljdlng and ooiv
tents now foot tip to about a million ,
The Beenlts of the Baseball Games Tester
day With the Scores and Hit.
At Louisville i
Louisville defeated Philadelphia again to
day by superior batting and the splendid
worn or uneu in tne dox . Attenaanoe uw.
Louisville S'O 1 0 0 2 8 1 0-13
Philadelphia 000801110-5
HU. T.A..4.l11a IK Dl.llnAlnl.1. K HWa
. . . I tT AWI 11.1. l. 1 1.1,11111.11.1111. 11.
Louisville 0. Philadelphia 4. Batteries Knelt
sod Earle; Lukens and Buckley.
AfCleveland !
Umpire Stage was very errat loin his.decls.
Ions on close points In to-day's game. Threap
hits and many bases on balls in the sixth Is- I
nlng gave the game to Baltimore. Attendance j
Cleveland 0 9 0 1 0 3 1 0 0-
Baltimore 0010340a X M
Hit. PlAvnlanil 1!1 Ttaltlmni-A O ttt-rnra
aud O'Connor; MoMahon and Clarke.
At Cincinnati
The Washlngtons hit of tenor and mode few-
er errors than the Beds to-day, but their hit
were too much scattered. Smith made a homo!
run. Attendance 1,100. - .'
Ctnelnnati 02100008 x ti
nasuingtou unuui.iuuv tn
Hlfn Ttlnnlnnatl S'-Wiuhlnrton 11. Hh-rnra-J
Cincinnati a, Washington 8. Batteries Dwyeri
ana.v&uguan; suiiivan ana ALCuuirc.
.At Pittsburg
The Brooklyn won a ten-lnnlng-game to-'
day by better all-round playing, the work of4
Foutz being especially good. Stenzol made m
Dome run. Attendance B.uuu.
Pittsburg 010800 01 005
Brooklyn 0 0 1 0 3 0'03 0 3-T,
Uta PlMahnrrr In Tlpnnlrlim 10 llram .
Pittsburg 4, Brooklyn 1. Batteries Ehretandel
mica; Diein ana xmuy.
At Chicago
Hutchinson was the softest kind of a mark
for the Giants and they warmed his curves-
without morev. Sixteen trood hits and sevenJ
bases on balls gave Ward's men the game. The J
uiams neiaoa in ine yeuowoec xasnio
tendance 1,817.
fin the yellowest fashion. At-1
Chicairo 100110800- 8
New York 1 0 3 0 1 4 8 4 x-liA
Hits Chicago 8. New York 16. Errors Chi- J
cago 3, New York 7. Batteries Hutchinson .
in Bcnnver; nceKin ana n arreu.
At St. Louis
The champions batted Breltensteln . and
Hawley out of the box to-day and won as they
pleassed. The triple play executed by Miller.
Otiinn. Connor and Peitx was a feature. Dowd
pltyed-s great game in right.
St, Louis 03 0 200000-4
Boston UIBUUSOO x 13
Hits Boston 18, St. Louis 8. Errors Boston. ,
tiawiey, ureitenstein ana fjy.
The Senate Will Attend.
Washington, June 29. A oommunioa'
tlon from the secretary of state Inform
ing the senate, at the request of tha
French ambassador, that a religjous
service in memory of the late president
'of the French republio would" be held at
St. Matthew's churoh, next Sunday at
12 m., was lata Deiore the senate: and la
was resolved on motion of Mr. .Hoar,
rep., of Massachusetts, "that the senate
shall attend such religious service, v? -'
' Indicted by the Grand Jury. ; J
Washington,' June 20. The grand;
jury at 2:15 this afternoon brought into 1
court Indictments against Elberton X, i
Chapman, broker of New .York, and
John W. MaoCartney. broker of thl
ilty, two of the witnesses who refuse A
to .answer the questions of the aanate
committee. The distriot ' attorney In
tends to have the defendants nlaadm
bhe laoimQoviftixj
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