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> — _ » LAST COITION. «-AST EDITION. ONE CENT ONE CENT LAST EDITION. *-AST EDITION. &.T5 ■: V £' £ -V. •■:y>r *••': -■ —... , , ... _■ ,j IS TOT., XfL- N()7 32()9 ~ - PRICE ONE CENT._ A WATER TALK Mayor Hoos, Financiers and Board of Works Dis cussed New City Supply. _ • THE 70,000,000 GALLONS PROBLEM Fullest bjjormation to Be Obtained Before Final Decision. Mayor Hoos, the members of the Finance and Street and Water Boards, to gether with Corporation Counsel A. L. McDermott, met this afternoon to talk over the proposition of the Street and Water Board to buy the 70,000,000 gallons water supply for $8,745,000. That proposition was contained in the following resolution which came to the Board of Finance this afternoon for con currence:— “Resolved, That in accordance with and conformably to specifications for a new water supply heretofore adopted by this Board, July 8, 1898, with proposals pre sented thereunder August IS, 1898, with awards of contract made by virtue thereof to P. H. Flynn. December 9, 1898, with contract entered into with said Patrick H. Flynn, February 28, 1899, with resolution in matter of change of reservoir si:e adopted .by this Board October 31, 1899, and with resolution notifying contractor to increase the capacity of his water wcrkis adopted by this Board January 2, 1900, notice is hereby given of the Inten tion of the city to purchase the water works, water-supply, water rights, lands, reservoirs, pipe lines, rights of way and all appurtenance® and easements neces sary .to fulfill the requirements of said specifications and to the extent of 70 milllpn gallons of water daily forever, when the waterworks are completed and accepted at the price named in the pro posal submitted by the said Patrick H. Flynn a® aforesaid, under Plan No. 1, namely, $8,745,000, this Board being of the opinion that said proposal under said Plan No. 1 is the proposal of that re sponsible bidder wbich offers the terms most advantageous to the city.” Up to the time of going into the confer ence, which was at three o’clock, none of the Finance Commissioners would say what they would do. They are all anxious to meet the proposition in th’e* fairest spiiSt end if St be Che best thing for the city they will concur;' Mayor Hoos said he wanted the fullest Information about the scheme before he took any action in the premises. He. too. beKeves that this is a matter where Jersey City must hasten slowly. Early in the day the Mayor had a long conversation with Mr. Garwood Ferris, the city’s supervising engineer, who went Into the whole question of cost and main tenance. RUNAWAY WIFE ARRESTED Deserted Husband Appears Against Him and Her Lover. Stephani Condi and Mrs. Louis Gamanto have been living at No. 1S8 Bay street for the past two months as husband and wife. Mrs. Gamanto formerly lived at No. 2 Bay street, Tompkinsville, Staten Island, with her husband. Condi boarded with the family. Gamanto noticed about ten weeks ago that Condi was ora very intimate terms with his wife. Gamanto took Cor.di to account. He then moved his wife and two infant children to No. 143 Union street, Brooklyn, in order to avoid Con di. Condi, however, followed the family, and succeeded in getting Mrs. Gamanto to leave her husband. This happened Oc tober 30, when Condi and Mrs. Gamanto secured rooms in this city. Gamanto heard of their whereabouts and secured warrants for their arrest. The warrants were served by Detectives Clark and Doyle of Chief Murphy's staff. In court this morning Mrs. Gamanto openly asserted* that she did* not love her husband and plead with the court to be allowed to remain with Condi. She was locked up and held to await the action of the Grand Jury. The two children, who were in court, were sent to the home of friends. Gamanlto was held in $100 bail as a witness. _a_ a AN ENJOYABLE RECEPTION. St. Anthony’s Union of the Church of the Holy Cross Entertains. An enjoyable reception was held at Na tional Hall, Brunswick street, near Sev enth street, last night, by St. Anthony’s Union, a society of the Church of the Holy Rosary. The committee In charge consisted of Mrs. Drum, Mrs. Orr, Mrs. Brock, Mrs. Kearney, Mrs. McMahon, Miss Nellie Tracey, Miss Netlie Mullins. James J. McTiernan was floor manager, assisted by William Rooney and Matthew Corcoran. Among those present were Alderman and Mrs. P. J. Murphy, Miss Mamie Fitz gerald, Miss Margaret Fitzgerald, Miss Tammany, Miss Looney, Miss Doyle, Miss Aggie Tracey, Miss Hannah Fitzgerald, Miss Coleman, Miss K. Reiners, Mrs. Foley, Misses Sadie and Mollie Donnelly, Miss Annie Morris, Miss Kate Sherry, Miss Lizzie Tracey, Miss Katie Sullivan, Miss Nellie Burns, Miss Kittle Sullivan, Miss Katie Sherry, Messrs. James Mc Grath, Michael Waters. Michael McGov ern, William Mulroy, S. Richards, Will iam Young, James A. Artes and John Hayes. __ JUVENILE THIEVES CAUGHT. Hoboken Detectives Catch a Laoka wanna Gang. Detective Michael Fallon, of Hoboken, ■with Special Detectives Adamson and Betty of the Lackawanna Road, pounced down upon a gang of Juvenile thieves at Kingsland yesterday. The railroad has suffered heavy losses from petty thefts of late. • The rendezvous of the gang at Kingsland was discovered and- the raid of yesterday arraigned. Five of the gang were caught and handed over to the Ber gen, county authorities. The prisoners were:—John Huber, nineteen years old, of No. U3 Grand street; Thomas Hopkins, seventeen yea'rs old, of No. 109 Grand street; Louis Burcesellt, seventeen years old. of No. 8S Madison street, and Alex ander Robbins, eighteen, years old, of No. 71 Garden street, all of Hoboken. —*----— ilAXTXS&S OF FACT. —Stores, laclorics and institutions can now their supplies, as good as any N. X. house at D E. Cleary &. Co.'s wholesale grocery can serve them. Complete stock, low prices, stores, Montgomery and Greene streets. IKEY CHANGES CLUBS. Ex-Assemblyman Thinks He Has More Chance With Greenville League. At a meeting of the Greenville Repub lican League Club, last night, a surprise was sprung by the election of ex-Hon. Isaac Goldenhorn to membership. Gold enhorn has been a member of the Minkakwa Republican Club for a number of years, and it was through the influ ence of that organization that he attained political standing. He has not as yet re signed from the Minkakwa Club, but he recently told a member that he intended to do so. He stated as his reason that the “young fellows don’t get a show in the Minkakwa Club.” In view of the fact that he was twice nominated and once elected to the As sembly, his excuse appears weak. He will be welcomed to the League Club with open arms, as that organization Is short of members possessing the oratorical abil ity of Ikey. The Minks of late have neglected to send Ikey to conventions where he could display his oratorical talent, and as a sentbly, the Minks feel bitterly over these complaints. He will be welcomed to the League Club with open arms, as that or ganization is short of members possessing the oratorical ability of Ikey. As far as future political honors are concerned it makes little difference to wh^t organization he belongs. For sev eral years there has been keen rivalry be tween Goldenhorn and Robert Carey. Both are lawyers and Minks. Carey, however, is popular with the organiza tion and will receive its support if at any future time the Republicans are in clined to believe that their candidate can be elected. It is understood that the MinKS are indifferent over Ikey’s loss. The only business transacted by the League Club last night was to receive a proposition for membership and to elect George Fungen chairman of the House Committee. COURT ROOM A LAUNDRY. The Swarts Family Washing Was the Subject of Dispute. For about ten minutes this morning the First Criminal Court-room looked like a laundry. Mrs. Josie Reginski, of No. 189 Morgan street, had Joseph Swartz, of No. 2oS Washington street, arrested yesterday •for failing to pay his laundry ’bill. She saiid Swartz owed her $1.37 for laundering sixty pieces of Mnen. Swartz admitted this fact, but after Mrs. Reginski saw his willingness to pay the bill she said the amount owed her was $2.37. Swartz refused to pay this amount. A dispute over the amount of the bill •then arose. The case was adjourned until today. This morning the case was again called. Mrs. Reginski had the Swartz family washing in court. She took it from a basket piece by piece and laid on the Court’s desk. Swartz did not appear in court. His wife was present in his stead. She did not like the idea of paying the extra dol lar demanded by Mrs. Reginski. .She, however, settled the bill fof $1.50. She gave a boy who was in the court room twenty-five cents to carry the basket to her home. The case was then dismissed. PENNYWISE POLICY. New High School Not So Urgent a8 More Schools. There is much complaint heard as to the Inefficiency of Public Schools Nos. 2 and 4 to accommodate the pupils and even many children, so, it is said, in that neighborhood cannot get to school. “Instead of some of the Directors of the Board of Education," said a promi nent resident in that section, “prating about spending money on a new High ■School, let them ask for larger schools in No. 2 and No. 4. Why, parents tell me that their children can’t be accom modated. Nice idea to spend money on a High School and the poor children can’t get into school for an education." ACCUSED OF STEALING WATCH. Jaimes McCauley, thirteen years old, of No. 177 Seventh street, was charged with grand larceny in the First Criminal Court this morning, by Mrs. Bridget McCarthy, of No. 149 Pavonla avenue. McCauley is accused of stealing a gold watch and chain valued at *69 from Mrs. McCarthy's apaTtanents. McCauley whs arrested by Chameeman Goodwin of the Seventh street station. Na testimony was taken in the case this morning. The hearing was ad journed until tomorrow,. FOOT CUT OFF AT DOCK. James Staphanson, twenty-eight years old, of No. 221 First street, who is em ployed on the lighter Hudson, of the Pennsylvania Railroad, met with a seri ous accident about four o’clock this morn ing. Staphanson was helping to make a landing at the foot of^Bay street. His right foot caught in the hawser. It was cut oft at the ankle. Staphanson was removed to St. Francis’ Hospital in the patrol wagon. CAUGHT STEALING LEAD. Gustav Deutsch, a ship carpenter who /boarded at No. 524 Hudson/ street, Hobo ken, was held for the Grand Jury by Re corder Stanton, of Hoboken today, charg ed with grand larceny. Captain H. Call, of the canal boat Leonia, lying at Fletch er’s dry dock, caught him walking oft the boat yesterday with a bag of lead. Deutsch admitted the theft in court. DR. AND MRS. FOLEY AT HOME Dr. and Mrs. M. F. Foley, of Hoboken, who returned from a continental honey moon trip recently, held their first “at home” yesterday afternoon, at their resi dence, No. 703 Hudson street. Mayor Lawrence Fagan, an uncle of the doctor, and other prominent Hobokenites were present. __ THE REV. CARL AGAIN SENT UP. The Rev. Carl Rumpff, a deposed Luth eran clergyman, who has figured In the' Hoboken Police Court on numerous oc casions, generally for beating his wife, was today sentenced by Recorder - Stan ton of Hoboken thirty days in the County Jail for drunkenness. NO OUTLET SEWER. Pilotage Commissioners Will Protect Oyster Industry. The New Jersey Pilotage Commispioners held tiheir regular meeting* today In t'heir offices, Exchange place. Ex-Senator D. E. Chase presided and Captain Jchn R. Dewar was Secretary. There was one complaint against a pi lot for breaking the rules, and he was suspended. Since the last- tour of the Commissioners through the Arthur Kill and Raritan River six wrecks have been reported. The Commissions*? will see Governor Voorhees at an ewrfy period as to the proposition to place a trunk outlet sewer in the Arthur Kill. Such a sewer would, the Commisioners say, entirely wipe out the oyster industry in that wa terway. “We think,” saidi President Chase, “that the cities now seeking an outlet for t'heir sewage could take care of it in other ways than by poisoning the waters of the Kill. It may be news fco some to know that a large number of residents of this State earn their livelihood by oystering in the Kill and adjoining waters. You can imagine the effect on that business if sewage matter is permitted' to contami nate the water.” INHERITED CROSS EYES. Jury Again Disagrees In Little Richard Johnson’- Suit. In the case of Johfhson vs. North Hud son County Railway Company, which has been on trial for three days, before Judge Nevius, in the Circuit Court, the jury again disagreed today, having been out twenty-one hours. This time a majority of the jurors were for the Railway Com pany. In the first trial the jury also disagreed. The plaintiff In the case, Richard John son, was a little boy four years old, who, while playing in the street in front of his home, ran in front of one of the de fendant’s cars and was severely injured, the child’s knee being fractured. Mr. Flavel McGee, the child's attorney, tried to show (the child being cross-eyed) that this condition of strabismus resulted from the 'injury. On this point there was a veritable battle between experts. Mr. William D. Edwards proved, on the de fence, that the cross-eye of the child was inherited, exhibiting the father and a sister of the child to the jury, and the test showed, beyond a doubt, that they too were cross-eyed. On cross-exafitination, Dr. McGill, the plaintiff's medical expert, admitted that the strabismus was congenital. The. disagreement is another victory for the railroad company. TRADES COUNCIL TRUSTEES. Union Elected Committees at East •Night’s Meeting. The United Building Trades Council of ■Hudson County at last night's regular weekly meeting elected the following trustees:—Martin Gear, ot the Laborers, eighteen months; S. H. Green, of t'he Painters, twelve months, and F. A. Brady, of the Painters, six months. J. Westlake of the Plasterers, Jas. Con nolly of the Plasterers, and Joseph Cook of the Carpenters, were elected as the auditing committee for a term of six months. The Lathers gave notice that on the first day of May next they would demand new rate and schedule for work. Two grievances of plasterers, one on a job in New York avenue between Bowers and Griffith streets, and the other on First street, Weehawken Heights, were referred to the executive committee. PATROLMEN TO RACE. Toohey and King Will Try for the Sprinting Record. A foot race has been arranged between Patrolman Dan King and Patrolman Toohey, both of the Webster avenue sta tion. King claimed he could beat any man sprinting in the department. Pa trolman Toohey disagreed with him. He thought he could outsprint King. A bet of $10 each resulted. Patrolman Burke holds the stakes. The race will take place next Monday week. The start will he made from West Newark avenue and the Boulevard. Frank Klmmerly’s Arlington Hotel will be the destination. King is saiS to be training on the Caledonia Park course and Toohey is training on the quiet. . » FOR ENGLISH SOLDIERS’ WIDOWS Raglon Lodge, No. 30, Sons of St. George, at Its regular meeting, at the Teutonia Assembly Roomsf-last evening, decided to head a. subscription list with $200 for the raising of funds to be added to those being raised by the Sons of St. George in England for the widows and orphans of soldiers being killed' in the South African war. The Lodge has taken the Initiative in the matter of raising money among the Sons of St. George in the United States. It has the co-operation of the Grand Lodge and will appeal to every lodge of the order in the United States. _ ACCUSED OF STEALING IRON. Nicholas Haley, 21 years old, of No. 271 Twelfth street and Mark Levy, 19 years old, of No. 321 Fifth street, were arrested about 9:30 o’clock yesterday morning, by Detective Bumsted, of the Seventh street station, Robert P. Clarke, of Fourteenth street, near Grove street, was the com plainant. Clarke accused the prisoners of taking over $200 worth of old iron from his yard, on the night of December 29. The iron was taken on a truck which had been secured by the prisoners. Justice Nevin. adjourned the case until tomor row morning. The prisoners were held in $500 in bail. __ MAENNERCHOR’S CONCERT. Th© returns of the tickets for the Maennerchor’s annual concert have been far past the expectations of the commit tee in charge. The concert will take place at Imperial MUsic Hall, on Wed nesday evening, January 24. The society held a rehearsal last evening at its head quarters, Schlitz Hall, No. 188 Newark avenue. .. m ■ v, SPECIAL SESSIONS TRIALS GO OVER The sentences and trials In the Special Sessions Court, which were set,down for today went over until Monday, Judge Blair being engaged in the Roach mur der trial in the Court of Oyer and Ter miner. HOSEMAN TRIED. Meeting of the Fire Board Last Night Was Very Short. The meeting of the Boari) of Fire Com missioners last evening was a very >rief one, there being but very little business to be transacted. There was one trial. William C. Scott, hoseman of No. 1 En gine Company, detailed to do duty at No. 1 Hook and Ladder Company, who was brought before the Board for being ab sent without leave from the company’s quarters, from 8 A. M. to 9:20 A. M., on January 1. Scott plead guilty to the charge, and after a severe reprimand by President Erickson was fined one day's pay. Clerk Esterbrook read a resolution or dering the yearly reports of the Chief Engineer, Superintendent of Telegraph, Inspector of Horses, idedical Examiner and Clerk of the Board, to be presented at the next meeting of the Board, Wed nesday evening, January 17. Chief John Conway reported the death of Henry A. Erler, truckman of Hook and Ladder Company No. 4, who died after a short Illness yesterday morning. The Chief was ordered to select a detail of men to attend the funeral. The report for the month of December of the Chief Engineer showed the loss by fire amounted to 819,758, the total insur ance was 352,750, and the insurance paid 819,758. There were 81 alarms and 36 telegraph alarms. For the two weeks end ing January 10, 34 alarms were received, 20 alarms by telegraph. Superintendent of Telegraph Speicher notified the board that in the past month new circuits had been placed in etighty-one boxes, and the numbers on the boxes ha'd all ’been changed since the new alarm system, which was made up by Assistant Engineer Lovell, went into efTect. Inspector of Horses Dr. T. E. Smith said he had examined the two new bay horses recently purchased by the department and found them very solid. The two new ’horses are at present at No. 2 truck on Ninth street, and they will probably re main there. The animals are a fine team. They were given a trial yesterday with the apparatus, which proved very satisfactory to the Commissioners, who witnessed it. They are two light bays, six years old, and stand 16 hands high. Applications to be appointed’ firemen were received from William A. Van Wart, Frank Zabriskie and William Kitrick. After passing the claims against the de partment the Board adjourned. PAYNE COMPANY’S TROLLEY B. P. Payne, Son & Co. still insist that they have a permit to convey dressed meat by trolley across Henderson street, but thus far it has not been exhibited. The Street and Water Commissioners say that if any such permit has been granted it was done without authority. The firm declares it has not yet imped ed traffic, as the meat is trolleyed across the street from the Delaware, Lackawan na and Western Railroad yard to the firm's receiving depot late at night, when there is no traffic in that vicinity. HIS LOVE GREW COLD Betnaske Says He No Longer Cares : for Miss Szponeleski. Francis Szponeleski, a middle aged wom an, who boards at* No. 133 Bay street, charged Roman Betnaske, twenty-five years old, of No. 138 Steuben street, with, assault and battery and petit larceny in the First Criminal Court this morning. From the testimony given it developed! that the woman and the man1 until yes terday were lovers. Miss Szpoweleski testified that Betnaski took a dollar from her pocketbook abcut six months ago. When she demanded the money returned to her Betnaski became indignant and pushed her. She then se cured a warrant for Betnaski’s arrest.' He was arrested last night by Policeman Reilly of the Seventh street station. In court this morning Miss Szponeleski said that she met Betnaski at the house of a friend at No. 1S9 Steuben street, but not by appointment. Miss Szponeleski also testified that Betnaski had promised to mary heT, but she had since learned that hew as engaged to another young woman. Betnaski testified that the Szponeleski woman was in love with him and that when she wanted to go to a ball or pic nic she furnished him with the money to defray the expenses. He swore positive ly that he never tok a cent from her. He acknowledged, however, that lie did uo<t love her any more and was engaged to bo maried to another woman. Betnaski said to avoid further trouble he would give the woman $5. This offer was accepted. The money was paid over and the case was dismissed. HER WRATH WAS SHORTLIVED Mrs. Keileher Had Her Husband Arrested and Then Fed Him* / Thomas Keileher, of No. 505 Jersey ave nue, was arraigned In the First Criminal Court, this morning, on a charge of as sault and battery, made by his wife, Elzabeth. Keileher was arrested yester day by Policeman DeClarke, of the Seventh stret station. Mrs.-Keileher visit ed her husband at the City Prison, last night. She brought his supper, enough in fact to feed all the prisoners in the jail. Mrs. Keileher appeared in court this morning with her husband’s overcoat for him. She plead with the Court to be allowed to withdraw the complaint. The court refused to allow the complaint to be withdrawn and after hearing the testi mony sentenced Keileher to five days in the City Prison. STOLE BEEF, IRON AND WINE. Frank Thompson, who cays he has no home or occupation, was arraigned In the Second Criminal Court this morning charged with stealing a bottle of beef, ■wine and iron from Druggist Charles Mossener, of So, 367 Olean avenue. Sen tence (was suspended on payment of costs. -7—^r-:— ROLAND REED GETTING WELL NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 1900.—It was re ported today that Roland Reed, the ac tor, who has been a patient for some weeks at St. Luke’s Hospital, had passed a comfortable night and doing very nicely. •■Rob Peter to pay Paul.’’ That is what they do who take stimulants for weak nerves. Hood’s Sarsaparilla gives true nerve strength. THE DANCE IF THE YEAH Colonel R. G. Smith Says the Armory Ball Will Eclipse Its Predeces sors. Although tha date of the Armory ball is more than a month away, the com mittee selected some time ago by Colonel Robert G. Smith have done their work so thoroughly and successfully that little remains to complete the arrangements and perfect the plans in the smallest pos sible detail. Dozens of new schemes have been devised by Colonel Smith and his able assistants. These have' been dis cussed many times with the result that this year’s plans are more complete than those of former years. There was no ball last year because of the war then on between this country and the Dons. The majority of the regi ment were way with the volunteers and those remaining deemed it unwise to un dertake a big social function. Colonel Smith was with the vounteer regiment at the time, which .alone was excuse enough for the omission of the ball. The Colonel, however, has stated that the coming event will eclipse its predecessors and make up for the failure of 1899. He is enthusiastic over the prospects and antici pates a profound success. In discussing the ball, which will be held on February 21, he said that Jersey City would be surprised. “It will be an event that will not pass out of the minds of people in a few days,” he went on. “Our committees are working constantly to bring about the desired results and our efforts are being put forth to please all subscribers. Not the smallest possible de tail will escape our attention. There are committees for the various branches whose work has been done in a most satisfactory manner. In fact, there never were such plans arranged for a social event. Our list of patronesses is com plete, the music engaged and the decor ations provided. Supper will be served in the lower company rooms and if it is found that there is insufficient space the rooms upstairs will serve to accommo date hunureds more. I am of the opinion that several thousand people can be at tended in the supper rooms without con fusion. "Regarding the decorations, our com mittee has planned to have the spacious structure literally covered with festoons of bunting, silk flags and streamers. The huge overhead iron- girders will be cov ered with the national colors. Not one particle of the iron work will be left In sight. The balconies are to receive spe cial attention and the boxes on the lower floor will be decorated with silk Ameri can flags and the regimental colors. ■'Mr. Davis, our bandmaster, has assured me that the band he has recently organ ized will be in shape to render excellent promenade music for the occasion. My experience with Mr. Davis in camp, while he was bandmaster of the vounteer regi ment, proved that he is a thoroughly com petent man for the position. His band of twenty-five mein has been picked from the regiment. Van Baar has been engaged for the dance music. This music I think will prove agreeable to all the participants. The sale of boxes wil take place about a week before the ball. They will be dis posed of by Auctioneer Stevens." The Colonel further announced that the men of the regiment will be uniformed for the occasion and that invitations would be extended to all of the prominent National Guard officers of the State. The meeting of the Ball Committee, last night, showed how far the plans have advanced. The list of patronesses has been completed. It is:—Mrs. Leon Abbett, Mrs. Louis J. Apgar, Mrs. Marcus Beaoh, Mrs. Hudspeth Benson, Mrs. William G. Bumsted, Mrs. Joseph A. Dear, Sr., Miss M. Louise Edge, Mrs. William C. Hep penhelmer, Mrs. J. E. Hulshizer, Jr., Mrs. George W. Judson, Mrs. Job H. Lippin cott, Miss E. C. McCartin, Mrs. Allan L. McDermott, Mrs. Alex. T. McGill, Mrs. John S. Menagh, Mrs. James H. Noe, Mrs. George F. Perkins, Mrs. Andrew J. Post, Mrs. George T. Smith, Mrs. Charles C. Stimets, Mrs. John J. Toftey, Mrs. Peter Sip Van Winkle and Mrs. George B. Wilson. There are forty in all. The committee is now working on the 3,000 invitations to be sent out in a few days. Those are to be engraved At least fifteen hundred people are expected. LIEUTENANT A SUICIDE. Commander Green’s Death a Great Surprise to His Friends. WASHGINGTON, Jan. 11, 1900—The fol lowing cablegram was received at the Navy Department, today, from Admiral Schley, commanding the South Atlantic Station "MONTEVIDO, Jan. 11—To the Secre tary of the Navy:— Lleut-Commander F. E. Green com mitted suicide Wednesday evening. Ar rangemnts have ben made for burial ashore. A board is ordered to examine the circumstances of the case and, re port.” The officer's friends at the department are at a loss to account for the suicide. His record was excellent, and he had no known bad habits. L.leut.-Commander Francis E. Greene was borne In Indiana and was appointed a 'mid*hipmian> in 1867. He graduated in 1871, and went to the Congress. Becoming an. ensign in 1873 while on the Ticon deroga he saw in succession- duty on the Monitor, on the Kansas, on the Shaw mut, and in the Coast Survey. He be came a master in 1875 and a lieutenant in 1882. He made cruises in turn on the Yantic, the Alert and, the New Hamp shire, and came to the Naval Proving ground here in 1890. The following year he was on duty at the Washington Navy Yard1, Where he remained until 1890, when he went to the Pacific Coast on the coast defence ship Monterey. He was In service on the Ranger, the Adams, the Petrel, and again at the Washington Navy Yard in 1896. In the following year he was attached to the Alliance, but when the war broke out he became the executive officer of the Montgomery. He became a lieuten ant commander in 1899 and was again or dered to the Montgomery on the South Atlantic Station, where he was serving at the time of his death. FATHER M’CLYNN’S FUNERAL Church of St. Stephen Was Crowded This Morning. NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 1900—Undoubtedly the largest number of persons that ever assembled in the Church of St. Stephen was there this morning, when seats, pews, galleries, sanctuary and aisles were filled with people to attend the religious cere monies in connection with the funeral of the Rev. Dr. Edward McGlynn, a former pastor of 'the church. Outside of the church was congregated a crowd so vast that he streets was blocked with people two blocks away, and the police with difficulty made the reuisite passage through the mass for those who were to be admitted to the church. The people began to assemble early, In the hope of catching a glimpse even of the casket in which the bpdy of the dead priest reposed. It still lay in state on the bier at the head of the main aisle and just outside the gate of the sanctuary. The head had been slightly raised in deference to an understood wish that everybody in the- church might see the features of the beloved clergyman, from different parts of the church. The purple robes of the priest, consist ing of the alb, chasuble, stole and be retta or head covering were worn and a crucifix was clasped in his hands. The features wore the same benevolent ex pression as in life. The chancel was in black and white. All the candelabra, altar fixings, pictures and altars- were clothed in these sombre colors, the white altar cloths having been exchanged for black, with white fringe. - The scene which the interior of the church presented was a most impressive one. To the left of the middle of the sanctuary, as one faced the altar, was a magnificent cross of flowers surmounted by a dove. To the right was a large pillow of red carnations, forget-me-nots and mignonette. Both were striking de signs. Long before half past nine, wnen tne service began, the church was jammed with people, w:.o were in every nook and corner of the place. Among the first to push their way through the crowd, with the aid of some of the 300 police men, were fifty letter carriers from the Letter Carriers’ Union, which has held Dr. McGlynn in great respect since his aid to them. These men brought a hand some floral wreath, with old Celtic let tering reading “Soggarth Aroon," or, In English, "Our Beloved Priest." In the audience were also delegations from the Knights of Columbus, the Anti Poverty League, the (Holy Name Society, Manhattan Single Tax Club, and other organizations of religious and, political, as well as civil purport. Among the persons of prominence who were In the pews were W. D. McCracken, president of 'the Single Tax Association; Mrs. Henry George, widow of the noted political economist; Richard F. George, Lawson Purdy and a host of others. The honorary pallbearers who had been se lected from the Holy Name Society and Knights of Columbus were Arthur A. Mc Lean, John Hannigan. Benjamin Mc Donald, Sylvester Malone, Patrick Hart and James J. Dougherty. The regular pa.Tbearers were John Fogarty, Patrick McGuire, Cornelius Mulligan, Hugh Clark, John Gamer and Peter McGuire. The beginning of the service was a musical programme sung by quartette and chorus. The cantors were the Rev. T. P. McLaughlin, of the Church Of the Trans figuration, and the Rev. Thomas F. O’Con nor. Then came the reading of the lessons by Bishop Farley, the Rev. Michael J. Henry, of the Mission of Our Lady of the Rosary, and Rev, Dr. James T. Curran, of Peekskill. The mass of requiem which was not the usual solemn mass of requiem, because such a mass may not be celebrated on the Octave of Epiphany, according to the rules of the Roman Catholic faith, was then celebrated by the Rev. Charles Mc Cready. Rt. Rev. Monsignor J. F. Mooney, Vicar General, delivered the eulogy and the final absolution was given by Archbishop Corrigan, completing the programme. “Nearer My God to Thee” and Rock of Ages” were sung as the body was car ried out, to be taken to Calvary Ceme tery in Brooklyn. CRAZY MAN’S FATAL JUMP New York Furrier Hurled Him self From Third Story Window. NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 1900.—Michael Biderman, 53 years of age, in the pres ence of his wife and two daughters, com mitted suicide today by jumping from the third story of the fire escape of his resi dence- to the yard. He was instantly killed. Biderman, who was a furrier, for a number of months has been afflicted with melancholia, superinduced by the fear that he was going blind. Biderman became insane today. He rushed to a window, ran his hand through a large pane and then tried to force his body through. His wife and daughters grasped Biderman by the legs and screamed lusti ly for help. Biderman kept struggling to get his body through the window and shouting in a maniacal manner. The struggle was a terrific one, but the crazed man suc ceeded in dragging himself through the window, kicked off the hold of his wife and daughters and with a wild scream hurled himself headlong to the yard be low. His head was horribly mashed and his death was Instantaneous. MERGE MOODY INSTITUTIONS. Northfleld Trustees Meet to Consider Ways and Means. NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 1900.—In conneo tlon with the proposed Moody Memorial Endowment the trustees of the Northfleld Seminary and Training School for Young Women, the Mount Herman School for Young Men, and the Bible Institute, Chi cago, met here today. *It Is proposed to merge the three institutions under one management and to have a financial com mittee and an advisory committee take charge of the whole business affairs. One of those present left the meeting for a few moments and said that nothing definite had been reached regarding the selection of committees. He said that there was considerable wrangling, as some wesre strongly opposed to the movement. He further said that it would probably be some time before any conclusion was reached. ROBERTS AT CAPE TOWN News of His Arrival Fails to Calm London. [By Cable to The Associated Press.] LONDON, Jan. U, 1903, 2:40 P. M.—Even the announcement of the arrival of Field Marshal I,rod Roberts and General Lord Kitchener, at Cape Town has failed to stem the growing Impatience of the eoun tr yat the prolonged inactivity in the main British camps and the entire absence of new giving adequate Insight Into the local situation. The public and press being unable t form any Just Judg ment as to the actual position of affairs, stories are rife that Inaction is enforced on General Buller owing to the exhaustion of the reserves o fammunition and there are even wild rumors of a shell famine at home. But, not much importance need be attached to these rumors. It is almost universally assumed that with the land ing of General Roberts and Kitchener a prompt return will be made to the original plan of campaign, namely, a great cen tral advance of Bloemfontein. But, the most impatient of the enthusiastic .admit that General Roberts wll be unable to move before the end of the month. Up to the time of filling this despatch no news of any importance had ben re ceived tday from South Africa. The officials of the War Office here deny the report, published in the United States, that General Methuen has been recalled. There was a rumor current in the clubs later In the day that a battle was pro gressing at the Tugela River, but nothing -could be obtained in corroboration of the report. 2,200 SOLDIERS FOR SOUTH AFRICA [By Cable to The Associated Press. ] SOUTHAMPTON, Eng., Jan. 11, 1900— The Cunard Line steamer Umbria, which has ben chartered as a transport by the British Government, wil sail from South ampton this afternoon with 2,200 soldiers bound for South Africa. FRAN CO-AMERICAN TREATY. Foreign Officials Say There Will Be No Hitoh 1m the RatlSoation. [By Cable to The Associated Press. ] PARIS, Jan. 11, 1900.—A representative of The Associated Press lias been in formed at the Foreign Office her that, so far as they are aware, there is abso lutely no truth in the despatches from Washington, published in London, to the effect that strong opposition in the United States Senate and in the French Chamber of Deputies wil lbe made against the ratification of the Commercial Treaty betwen France and the United States. It is probable, the Foreign. Office officials say, that they would have heard of it had such ben the case, yet nothing whatever had been received from the French Embassy at Washington casting doubts on the ratification, as they utterly discredited the cabled reports, pointing out that, so far as the Chamber of Dep uties is concerned, there is not the slight est reason to suppose that the ratification is in jeopardy. The Foreign Office offi cials are confident that there wijl be no hitch on either side and that the treaty will shortly be an accomplished fact. BATATOLAS FIGHT FREE STATERS. [By Cable to The Associated Press.] BRUSSELS, Jan. 11, 1900.—The “Soir," today, says a detachment of Congo Free State troops, under Baron Dhanis, the Belgian commander, had two battles with the rebellious Batatolas In the neighbor hood of Baraka, early In October last. The paper adds that ninety of the Bata tdlas were killed, but that the Congo Free State troops suffered no casualties. Among the killed were three chiefs. The Congo troops were under the immediate command of (Lieutenant Hecq, though Bardn Dhganis directed the operations. PORTUGUESE INTERCEPTED [By Cable to The Associated Press.] LORENZO MARQUES, Jan. 11, 1900.— Several Portuguese who were on their way to Join the Boers have been Inter cepted by the frontier police. Nobody in future will be allowed to pass the border without a permit from the Governor. CALAIS EXPRESS TRAIN COLLISION [By Cable to The Associated Press.] ROME, Jan. 11, 1900.—The Calais ex pres train due here at 11:60 this morning, eolided last night at Oorneto, Italy, with the through train from Rome. An Amer ican lady, Mrs. Bnnringer, who was traveling with a maid, is among the in jured. She sustained only trifling bruises. MORRISON TO BE ARRESTED. Dlstriot Attorney Is Convinced That He Killed His Wife. NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 1900.—District At torney Andrews of Westchester county, after a consultation with ex-Judge Ap pel, Alfred Morrison’s counsel, announc ed that he would cause the arrest of Morrison tomorrow on the charge of homicide. The District Attorney was in clined to believe that the shooting was intentional. He formed this opini n from the fact, he said, that Morriso. 5 on the night of the shooting, lay with his head at the foot of the bed and that he only had to turn over and Are the shot at his wife who was on the lounge near the baby carriage, she being only about five \feet from him. This accounted, the District Attorney said, for the course the bullet had taken In entering the woman’s arm near the right shoulder and passing into her body. The District Attorney said that he was preparing the necessary papers for the arrest of Morrison, who would be com mitted by County Judge Lent to await the action, of the Grand Jury. The cast would be presented to the Grand Jury as soon as possible. Morrison was In a collapsed! condition this morning and unable to get out of bed, and had to have medical attendance. Police Surgeon Dr. E. F. (Newell, who saw Morrison, said (he was on the verge of‘be coming a raring maniac. This he attribut ed to excessive smoking of cigarettes and going 30 long without proper nourihsment. He has eaten very little since the shoot ing. Morrison, is now being more closely guarded than ever. VANDERBILT’S FINE SETTLED. u.. NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 1900,-AssUtant Corporation Couneel Adrian Kieraan said today that the ease of Cornelius Vander bilt, fined J100 for felling to serve as a juror, had been settled on terms satlsfao JUMPED IN FRONT OF JRAIN Mrs. Sylvian Lehman Commit ted Suicide In Massa chusetts. GREENFIELD, Mass., Jan. 11, 1900.—A woman supposed to be Mrs. Sylvian Ley man, of New York, committed suicide by jumping in front of a Fitchburg Railroad train today. She -was about thirty year* of age. The woman reached here on the express from the South last evening and went to the Dim House, where she registered am Mrs. Sylvian Lehman, New York. On Arc ing to her room she requested to be called at 5:30 o’clock A. M so that She oould take the 6:20 train for the West. In the night she aroused one of tho guests at the hotel and asked for writing paper. She was told to go to the proprie tor. That gentleman refused to give he* the paper before morning. She appeared early this morning ready to take her Journey. She asked for liquor before leaving the hotel, but was dented It. As she neared the station a switch engine came along at a rapid rate and, dropping her satchel and umbrella, the woman jumped directly under the gtoeels. She was Instantly killed. The body was removed to an undertak ing establishment and efforts were 6t one* made to prove the woman’s Identity. Up to noon, however, nothing had developed to show her Identity, save the name on the hotel register. Passengers who cams on the train with her last night, say that she made several attempt* to Jump from the train on the way from Northampton to Greenfield, and it was thought she was Insane. __ BRUTAL NEGRO HUNG. Robert Brown Murdered Hie Wife In Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA,, Jan. U. 1900.—Robert Brown, a negro, was hanged today in Moyamenslng Prison, for the murder of his wife. Brown’s crime was particularly brutal and savage. It was In the latter part of 1898, when Brown, who had Just been discharged frem the House of Cor rection went ot the houa ewhero his wife, Lucinda, was employed as a domestic and accused her of having caused his arrest. She was scrubbing the steps at the time, and Brown drew a knife and stabbed her repeatedly. Inflicting wounds which soon resulted in her death. TON !G HT'S EVENTS. "Because She Loveld Him So." at the Academy of Music. Flynn’s Double Show, at the Bon Ton Theatre. Woolley opposition meeting at the Ave nue House. Society meeting of the First Congrega tional Church, at Bergen and Boyd ave “UeS- tg.ri.a8 WEATHER INDICATIONS. NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 1900.—Forecast for the thirty-six hours ending 8 Friday, January 12, for New York and vicinity:— . , ' — Rain tonight and Friday: warmer; brisk northeast winds Increasing. Hartnett's Themouiotrieol Repo" Jan. 10. ■Dtg. 3 P. AT...42 6 P. M.44 9 P. M.39 12 midnight.34 Jan. 11. -fc 6 A. MP. „.li« ZJ 9 A. 5 Cl.30 12 noon.33 dud. BUTLER.—In this city, on Tuesday, Janu ary 9, 1900. John, the toeloved son of James and 'Bridget Butler, aged 26 years. Relatives and friend* ef the family ere rc-spedtfuHy Invited to attend tlhe funeral from the residence of hi* parents. No. 27* Clendenny avenue, on Friday, January 12, at S A. M.; thence to St. Aloysiu*' Churoh. where a solemn high mass of requiem wilt toe offered up for the happy repose of hi* soul. CLARK.—On Tuesday, January Catherine, the beloved o';?' and Mary Clark, aged 6 of months. Relative# and friends of the faSn,-. respectfully invited to attend the funt from the residence of her parents. No. »• Varlck street, on SYiday, January 12, al 2 P. 11. SHEA.—On Tuesday, January 9. 7SC0. Kerey Shea, beloved husband of Brid get Shea. . _ . „ „ Relatives and friends, also Paulua HooK Council No. 183, C. B. L., and Robert Davis Association are respectfully Invited to attend the funeral from his late resi dence, No. 2£> CPavonia. avenue, on Friday. January 12, at nine A. M.; thence to Bt. Michael's R. C. Church, where a high mass of requiem will be offered for the happy repose of hi* soul. KNIGHT.—In this city, on Monday, Janu ary 8, ISO). William W. Knight. Relatives and friends, also Hiram Dodge, No. 17, F. & A. M.; the Exempt Firemen’s Association and members of the Monticello Building Association ar* in vited to attend the funeral services oa Thursday, January 11, at 8 P. M., at his late residence, NO. 92 Clifton place. Heights. ARLINGTON CEfflBTKBY Was tha flrat 1'Landscape Lawn Caia-texy*’ la tha 8tat-. Lot owner# have na expeoas for care of grounds, nor for ftnclng. If you Deed * cemetery lot (and every family »a*d» on*), you will be Interested In Its beauty and neat ness, Its moderate prloea and easy tanas at • garment. OfTlce In Jtrsey City, ttt 'Washing ton street, over Provident Savings Bank, Teie pheaa Ns. 521.