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I g O'CLOCK' . - 8Ife rW 3 O'CLOCK fl PRICE .ONE CENT. NEW YORK, MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1887 PRICE ONE CENT. 9H THE MURDER OF DR. IIAJILAN HATTD! WOOLSTEEN MAKES A CONPLIOTKQ CONFESSION AND ATTEMPTS SDICIDE. Itevelntlons of a Remarkable Crime In Cali- fornia. Ciirloon Conduct of the Lou An. cle Chief of Polico Wiu tlie Wo-ma- Htory Obtained Under Threats' She Said nt l'irnt Ilarlnn Shot Himself. SPECIAL. TO THE XVEN1NO WOnLD. Fhanoisco, Oct. 17. No occurrcnco in years In Lob Angeles lins nrousod exoitemont than the- rovelntiou that tho charred nntl crisped human remains in a hurnod ham nt Compton on Oct. 7 that was loft of Dr. E. C. Ilarlnn, n dentist in former days nud ono of tho sporting mon on this coast. Tho had boon inclosed in n rough box into nn plnco. beliof thnt a dreadful murder had been gained ground. From facts gathered by tho Chief of Polico the story ns it now stands is ovolved. liar-Ia- n had gradually yiolded to the fascination of gambling until ho had thrown nsido his profitable profession nnd constantly haunt- ed tho gambling hells. Ho was success- ful nt tho tables, and soon opened n plnco of his own, which becamo tho most prominent and notorious resort of its kind in town. Countrymen wero trapped within its wnlls nnd unhesitatingly fleeced. Young men about town farod littlo bettor. The matter reaching n crisis, the Chief of Police determined to \ pull \ tho gnmos. rf Just as ho was ready to do so ho learned thnt I Ilarlnn was not in tho city, and in conse- - I quenco the raid was postponed.' I Chief Darcey learned that Harlan had come I to Oompton, and with him a handsome young woman of Mexican descent. Ilnrlan, al- though married, had n weakness for . this young woman. Miss Woolsteen. Tho clew of Harlan's disappearance, when followed up, showed that ho had takon tho girl with him, ostensibly to sell her several lots. It was lenrnod that tho couplo returned to tho city in tho evon-in- g, Harlan accompanied by n stranger. Thoy went back to Compton again about midnight. At 4 o'clock in tho morning tho team which had'eonveyod tho party was returned to the livery stable from which it disappeared. THIS MUBDEl! HEVEALED. The chief, acting on his suspicions when ho first heard of the burning of tho barn, took with him to Compton Dr. Bird.who had filled n tooth for Harlan and would be nblo to his work. The box holding tho re- mains was unearthed and its contents examined. After forcing tho charred jaws open tho dentist at onco said that tho remains wero Harlan's. On tho cranium of tho murdered man wore found, at tho post mortem, positive evidence of gunshot wounds. Tho legs and arms to the knee and elbow wore burned nwny, but on the right breast, abovo tho nipplo, was a of discolored skin somo five inches in Satch and below this were indications that he had been beaten severely. On the left breast was a out seven inches long. Meanwhile Miss Woolsteen had called at the chiefs office and stated that she had vis- ited Compton with Harlan to look at some lots and they returnod to the city. Sho had not seen him sinco. Tho next development in the case was information as to tho where- abouts of Hattio 'Woolsteen and her Bister Minnie on tho fatal night. From lodgers at the house it was learned that about 3 o'clock on the morn- ing of the supposed murder the two girls, who had been out riding with two strange gentlemen, came homo alone. They drovo up to the house in a buggy, and went hur- riedly to their bedroom, which is on the ground floor. One of the lodgora helped the women to alight and put up their baggage. It was not until Saturday that tho murder was discovered. CONFESSION AMD ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. After Hattie Woolsteen had boon in custody of the Chief some days on suspicion of com. plicity in the murdor sho mado a confession nd supplemented it by an attempt to commit suicide by taking ohloroform. Sho is now hovering between life and death. In her confession Hattio admits that she and Harlan quarrelled upon the day of the mur- der, and says sho upbraided him severely for his duplicity nnd deception. Finally, after he had told her ho oould do nothing to right tho wrong ho had done her, as he was already married, sho took a pistol from the folds of her dress and, in tho neat of pas- sion, killed him. Sho says sho aimed at his head , but sho docs not know where the ballot struoK. She thon hoisted the body from the bnggy, dragged it to tho barn and set Itho body and tho barn on fire. After all is said, thocaso has somo very peculiar not to say mystorions features. Public opinion is on the girl's side. Sho was kept in oloso confinement for four days by the Chief of Police Reporters wero not I illowod to see her. At last thoy took out a I tvrist of habeas corpus in order to obtain on interview with her. So soon as tho Chief heard of the proceed- - ings he had a charge of murder Bworn out, and Hattie was taken to court, whero the nature of the charge was explained to her. B She was groatly terrified nnd pleaded not guilty. Whon sho got back to jail she con- - lessed and tried to takejher life. H TWO VEBSIONH OP IT. H Tho chief says the girl told him two storios H of the murdor. Sho said that as she and Hurlan were out riding on the road to Compton, in B the darkness of the night, sho made a solemn B Appeal to him for simple justice Tho man fA tried to ward off her direct question, \ If ho m intended doing right by her ?\ but urged JM on by her wrongs, and sustained by her sense B . of what was duo her, she at last compelled V him to say that he could make no reparation. SB He was already married and 'tho girl was ! without redress. Ho far her tale has been been substantially tho same. The twovcr-- B stons of what followed aro given by tho Chief: First sho said that, touched by L her awful cry of grief, whon told that H the man who by posing as unmarried and m holding out hope of correcting hor weakness m it the altar, had deceived her. Harlan drew B a revolver from his pocket, put it to his head And fifed. Death was almost instantaneous. Bhockod and frightened, all alone in tho Bf night, tho girl did not know what to do. fJ Finally, recalling a barn near Compton, MV Bhe managed to drivo tho buggy there BV She then succeeded in lifting the dead form P'.Jler lover and, dragging it into the barn, H laid it on a heap of straw, and taking a match IPM from the man's vest pocket, set fire to tho J combustible pilo. Her only thought was to get rid of all ovidenco of the horrible deed. then returned to Los Angeles and took K the buggy back to the llvory stable. After B Hattie had told this story sho asked tho Chief ' BW if he thought it a good story, or what kind of ASk a story would take best in court. Sho wan VB told bluntly to tell the truth. ;JM . .\ Well,\ she renllod, \ whon Harlan drow JH his revolver he said to me t tfV ' Hattie, you had better kill mo or I will ' ?& kill myself.' Bhe then said, \ I will,\ pulled ont a pistol JiJjW pf her own and sped the bullet through Har- - lan's brain. 9m Hattie is far .from pretty. Sho has plain, irregular foatures and a sallow complexion, yot thero is somothing striking about tho Blight, girlish figure. People in Los Angolcs think that tho girl was prompted to suicido on account of tho shauio of oxposuro of hor character, and not because sho was guilty of murder. Thoy soy her confession Was obtained undor throats. BROOME C0UKTY'SDEM0CRATI0 ROW. New York Cnstoni-IIoiin- n Kmployecn Accused of l'crnlrlotni Activity. Hccordor W. F. Downs, of lllnghamlou, was among tho callers at tho headquarters of thoDcmocrntioStntoCommittco nttho Hoff-mn- n House Ho said thnt the factious fight within tho Democratic party in Broomo County was n very serious ono, nnd might cost tho Stnto ticket a grcnt many votes. \Tho Stnto Committee,\ ho continued, \should tnko somo action. Thoro nro two Democratic county tickets in tho fiold and two Democrats nro running for Assembly. Broomo in n Republican county, and if the split in tho Democratic party continues I nin certain thnt it will cost the Stnto tickot hun- dreds of votes. Tho entire trouble lins been caused by tho ' perniciousactivity' of Fodirnl office-holder- s. They havo used thoir posi- tions to control caucuses nnd ovornwo dele- gates to nominating conventions. Tho honest Democrats of Broomo County aro thorough, ly disgusted with tho office-holdi- ng bosses. I hnvo laid boforo tho Stato Committee a mani- festo signed by tho most prominent Demo- crats of our county, protesting against tho usurpation and bossism of tho Federal offic- eholders.\ Tho manifesto is n long ono. nero are somo extracts from it : \ For about two weeks precoding tho Democratic Convention, First Doputy Collector of tho Port of Now York. Ohnrlcs Davis, Mr. James 0. Truman, of tho Treasury Department, and Messrs. King, Davidson, Leo, Terhuno, Tuttlo, Larkins and Snllivnu, of tho Now York Custom-Hous- appointees in reality of Mr. Davis, spent their timo in efforts by overy speoios of political cajolory, entreaty, intimidation, triokery and chica- nery, in short, by all tho tricks of tho most unscrupulous partisan politics to manipulate tho pnmnrics in tho interest of Mr. Davie. Tho Postmnsters throughout tho county wore gcnornlly similarly employed. \The Democratic County Conven- tion was Democratic only in name. It wns tho fruit of Custom-Hous- o intorferonco in its primaries nnd wns run by Custom-IIous- o in- terference whon assembled, for no other pnr-pos- o than to give a fictitious and fraudulent vindication to Collector Davis. \ How can clorks be expected to be efficient in tho Custom-Hous- o at New York when they spend weeks in Broome County in running caucuses and conventions? \ Oortainly eight men from tho Now York Custotn-Hous- e, besides Deputy Collootor Charles Davis, were there before and during tho conventions. Since Juno Mr. Davis has spent moro timo in this county than in New York. Ho is the dispenser of tho Federal for the southern tier of counties.\ Wed a Divorced Man for Fun, SrECIAIi TO THE XTEXrtlO WOULD. Uadibom, Wis., Oct. IT. News ot a singular marriage In Fairfield County last week Is creating a good deal of talk throughout the State, though every effort has been made to suppress tho news. Edward Fobs, a station agent, forty years old, was out walking with a party when he mot Miss Clara Foster, nineteen years old, who was driving with 11. 0. Hene, who Is a Justloe of the Peace. The conversation turned on marriage, and one of the party laughingly suggested that Mr. Fobs and Miss Foster bo married, as Miss Foster would only have to drop tho last three letters ot ncr name and add an \a Tho parties concurred Jokingly, and Mr. Ilene performed the ceremony. Next day the serious nature of (ha affair dawned upon them and people In the village and hero are very much Interested. Miss Foster la the daughter of N. C. Foster, a millionaire lum- berman. She has alnce the occurrence 'kept her room at home, and la greatly distressed. Friends of the couple see no way out of It but divorce. Mr. Fobs was formerly married, but was divorced last spring. Western Union After Cablo DInain.gr\. The work ot closing the Baltimore and Ohio Tclograph Company's offlccs has begun. The St. Louis offlco, which has been a transfer office between the Postal and Baltimore and Ohio companies for the exchange of cable messages, Is the first largo oince to be abolished. It la Bald that this action was taken for the purpose ot turning over to the Western Union tho important Texas cable service, which the Baltimore and Ohio Company has here- tofore transferred to the Postal Company, to be sent over the Commercial Cable Company's cables. A meeting of the Executive Cumiulueo ot the Western Union Telegraph Company Is to bo held this afternoon, to decide what onlces are to be closed and to take action on the rate changes. i A Young- - Man rrasalng- - a Trunk. Policeman Adams met a young man drugging a heavy trunk through West Twenty-sevent- h street, at 8 o'clock this mornlng.jTheman Jlrat said that he got ihe\trunkat the\ailBeHonse that he found It on the sidewalk. Adams ar- rested him. He said be was Thomas Ilosgrove, of 83T West Twenty-sixt- h street. The truuk proved to belong to Valentine Lambert, a shoemaker, of 1ST West Twenty-sevent- h street, from whose shop Ittvd been stolen by a burglar. Ilosgrove was committed ut the Jefferson Market Court. Colli Welcome for Umprror Henry IV. A tall, man walked Into the oltlco of llellevuo Hospital late lust nlght,and, thumping the desk violently, announced that he was \by thegraco of God Henry IV., Emperor of ,\ and wanted accommodations. lie said ho had Just taken a short walk from Sprtngtlcld, Mass. He was locked up In tho Insane pavilion' and Is there still. He Is u Herman und looks like a farm laborer, but he declines to gU o any name ex- cept Henry IV. of Germany. A Wntch lion Savf-- 8500. Charles Herbert, an and nonry Schaefer tried to rob Henna's grocery store, at 230 East Fourth street, early this morning, but the watch dog kept them at hay until I'ollcoman Mul- ligan arrived and arrested them. Justice Patter- son, In the Essex Market Police Court, held them n W0 pall. Mr. Herman Bald hu hud 1500 In bills In the place ut the time. Ilrajw Mhopn Still Cloned. There was no change iy in tho strngglo be- tween tho Chandelier Manufacturers' Association and the Union. The rumor that the various shops would open this morning proves to have been without foundation. The Union had pickets stationed at each of the shops this morning, and they all reported that the doors were still closed. o i No New Heaths tram Yellow Fevrr, (BriCIAL XO THE ETXMIMO WOBLD WAsniNOTON, Oct. IT. A despatch from Colceo, at Tampa, to Surgeon-Ge- Hamilton, says that there has been no recent deaths from yellow fever at that place, but that three new cases have been developed. There Is no Immediate prospect of a further spread of the disease. m m The President at Nathvlllr. (iriCIAI. TO TUX EVXNIVO wonu Nashville, Tenn., Oct. IT. President Cleve- land and party arrived here this morning and were greeted enthusiastically by an Immense crowd. - - United I.abor'' County Convention. The County Convention of the United Labor Party will meet In Cooper Union Hall. It Is expeoted that a full ticket will ba nominated for county and city offices. LABOR'S EMPHATIC PROTEST. TO DENOUNCE TIIE RECENT rOLICE CLUB- BING IN UNION SQUARE. Orcntilzed Labor to Havo a Hie Profession nnd n Illjt Meeting This livening: Ad. dressef Uxpected From v. Abbott) Thoinn C. Piatt and a United Htntm Hen-nt- or A nig Force of Policemen Ilrndy. fltOTESTINarrogrcs-slv- o L .MJl H B I Y' ,u U TlTlr :c5VrTI 'In against tho intorfor-I- I IJJl iJlj (j enco of tho polico with fikjqiS T(vji-'- l tho peaceful nsseni- - \tStJ? lr's bingo of tho people. J Tho l'olico Depnrt- - J3C O O OO or;mcnt though with r-''- ivr less noiso, is as octivoly vyyjjp',''P\' for tho pres-- \ F '\\ervatiou of tho peace a ic-j- W, of tho mooting. I rTu It is oxpectod that TTTnniTrwlTiT ' i f ully 10'00 lrRres g!aibt&8lTC8 wiU march to tho SXfffaW Pmzft from tho JSKp lUftrterB ' tho 'nor ,mion8 MJtl rT7a Y.t; ft half dozen Assembly district organizations of tho Progrossivo Labor party. Many of tho organizations will assemblo on cornors con. venient to Union Square, and all tho bodies will movo towards the plaoo of meeting at 7 o'clock, in with tho instructions of Editor Shovitch. who has chargo of all tho arrango. rnents internally of tho 'Wobstor noil party for peace \Can you givo mo your word as n gentle- man that similar scenes as thoso of last Satur- day wook will not occur?\ askod tho editor. \ What do you refer to tho Henry Gcorgo cooplo ?\ repliod tho Superintendent. \I do not roforto tho Georgo pcoplo. but to tho polico, who unlawfully dispersed tho meeting,\ tho editor explained. The Superintendent then Bai d : \I am no prepared to givo an opinion ns to what happened on that occasion, because the in- vestigation is not yot comploto. All that I can say is that at tho meeting to- night Inspector Stocrs nnd I will tnko chargo of tho police present. I hope thnt will bo a sufficient guarantee to you that dis- cipline nnd ordor will prevail. We will pro. tcct evory citizen in tho oxcrciso of his law- ful rights. The leaders of the Progressive Labor party say that bo far as thoir party is concerned, there will bo no disturbance nor provocation for one. Thoy have Troearof trouble from the Georgo men, but do fear police Interfer- ence. They hnve been warned that thoy will have trouble. Among tho organizations that will partici- pate as bodies are the following Labor Unions: Machinists' Progressive, United Machinists No. 2, Cabinet-Make- rs No. 2, Look, smiths and Hailing-Maker- s, Tailors' Progressive No. 1, Furniture-Maker- s No. 7, Masons No. 11, Surgical In. Btrument Makers, United Framers. Masons' Laborers No. 1, Independent Clothing Cut- ters, Waiters, No. 1, Independent Millers and Millwrights No, 1, German Coopers No. 1, Brewers and Boor Drivers, Bakers No, 1 Tail- ors' Progressive No. 11, Peddlora', Silk, Progressive.Malsters No.l, Gor- man Painters' Carriage and Wagon Makers', German Brass Workero', Carpenters' e, .Swiss Embroiderers', Cornice and Skylight Makers' and Cigar-maker- s' Pro- gressive unions Nos. 00 and 10, besides the Eighth, Tenth. Fifteenth and Seventeenth Assembly District Progressive Labor organ- izations. Sereins Schovitch will preside at tho cot- tage stand, and there will be several trucks from which addresses will bo made. Among tho speakors will be Col. ltichard Hinton, Prof. Do Leon, Horbort A. Barker, ot Al- bany, Progressive Labor candidate for Comptroller; Mrs. Col. Hinton and Mme. De Lacluse, from tho cottago stand ; Editor Alexander Jonas, Thomas O'Neill, Edward Goldsmith, tho hatter, and Charles Sothern will preside on tho trucks, and Candidatos J. Edward nail, Henry Einrich, Thaddeus B. Wakeinan and Raymond F. Barnes will speak thero. Hugh Grocnar, of District Assembly 49, Knights of Labor, Georgo E. MoVeagh, Frederick Haller, and Edwnrd King, delo-- Xntesat largo of tho Central Labor Union, Barnes, Edward W. Searing, 0. J. Sweeney, Georgo 0. Block, and others will also speak. Until last ovoniug it had been intended not to havo any speaking at tho meeting, but to simply meet quietly, adopt resolutions of protest condemnatory of tho action of tho police in their raid on tho meeting of Oct. 8, and then quietly to disporso, on the ground that free speech was domed. Abbett. of Now Jersoy, ex. Sonator Thomas 0. Piatt and it present United States Senator, whoso name is with-hel- wrote to tho Progressive Labor party Executive Committee expressing their indig- nation at tho polico Intorferonco with the former Union Squaro inoeting, and offering thoir voices at meeting. Ileplies wero sent to these letters that thero would bo no spoechos. At last evening's meeting of the committeo it was decidod to have speeches. It is expected that these gentlemen will bo present together with sovnral othor citizens not in sympathy with tho Progressives, but who are desirous of condemning polico interfer- ence with peacoful gatherings by lending their presence to tho protesting meeting. Chairman Shovitch has issued a proclama- tion to those who attend the mooting to bo peaceful, quiet and submissive oven under insult or indignity, nnd to quickly disperse at the first symptom of troublo. Tho Central Labor Union's plan of an internal Police Committeo will bo followed so far as possiblo, and ono man in each ono hundred will be provided with a badge indicating that ho is a meuibor of tho Police Committeo. Tho Central Labor Union last evening votod that no flags save the Stars and Stripes should be carried by its subordinate organl. zations in theparado and at tho meeting this evening, but the Socialists of the Progressive Labor party deolare that thoy will not bo dictated to by anyono or anv body in tho mat- ter, and they will carry tho rod flag, which signifies to them the bloodklnship of all la- boring mon. Tho Georgo Convention which will assemble also this evening will be asked to adjourn and take part in the demonstra- tion, but little hope of thoir compliance with the request is oxprossed by tho Progressive leadors. While the instigators of the moetiug are busy, Supt. Murray is not idle, and he has made careful preparations for any omcrgenoy. While he says he expects no troublo at all, he will be in readiness to meet any trouble that may arise. Thero will be five hundred pofloemon stationed in Union Square in and out of uniform, nnd under tho direct com- mand ot Inspector Steers, iu whose district tho Squaro is located, Capts. Iloilly, of tho Ninotoonth: Olinchy. of tho Eighteenth Car-nont- of tho Twentieth, and Allaire, of tho Eleventh, with twenty BorgeantB, will net as subordinates to Inspector Steors. Supt. Murray will bo on hand in person, Fivo hundrod other men will bo hold in resorvo at tho station, and by tho uso of tho patrol wagons thoy can nil bo at tho plnco in twenty minutes. Editor Shovitch and Polico Supt. Murray hod an intorviow on tho subject of tho meet- ing whon tho former wont to Polico Head-quarte- and got a permit for tho demonstra- tion. Tho Central Labor Union has secured n pormit to! hold a muss-nicetin- g and monster parado at Cooper Union next Thursday to protest against tho action of Cnpt. Itcilly in clubbing tho Socialists at thoir mooting in Union Square. Inspector Williams 1r arrang- ing f.r n largo detail of policemen to bo pres-o- to preserve ordor. TIIE WORLD'S BIGGEST PIE. Klabt Feet In Diameter nnd I'nrty-I'lv- c Hun- dred l'oands In Weight. (fYtm tK Manektiler (lTft(7.) TYirt'.) Tho Queen's jubilee has been tardily celebrated In a novel fashion at Denby Dalo, and hnd It not been for tho disorderly behavior of the people tho event would havo been a complete succcst. Denby Dale has for a long timo been celebrated for Its pies. In 183 thero was ono bakod In commemora- tion of the recovery of Georgo ill.; another was baked In 1815 In honor ot tho peace; another In 1W3 In celebration of the repeal of the com laws, and now a plo hns been baked which la described as unequalled In tho annuls of It la rocorded of tho last plo that It wns put on a plut-for- whloh gave way, and the plo slipped tu tho ground; that a crowd of ls.ooo pcoplo surged for- ward. A scramble ensued, and iitmcl a wild tur- moil tho stage was utterly demolished and the plo flung to the winds. Something llko this, but not quite so bud, occurred ut Denby Dalo. A tremen- dous crowd of pcoplo nocked from Ilradford. Iluddersfleld, Ilarnsler, Pcnlstono and tho small villages within a radius of eight or nine miles of Denby. Ileforo noon the people took up a position outside the barriers which had been erected to keep off tho crush, whllo tho old pcoplo of tho vil- lage of Denby Dale and the school children of Denby, Denby Dale and Cumbcrworth wero being served with portions of tho pie. The baking took plaoo In u spoclal oven. Tho plo wns tt feet In diameter and s feet deep, and con- tained 64 stones of flour, 1.8.10 pounds of beef, 10 pounds ot mutton, 180 pounds of veal, 1M) pounds of lamb, 220 pounds of pork, ISO pounds of lard, M pounds of butter, 83 couples of rubblts, 8 hares, 43 fowls, 40 pigeons, 12 grouse, ai ducks, 4 plovers, l turkey, 5 geese and loo small birds, together with BO eggs and 40 stones of potatoes, 40 pounds ot beef suet and 40 pounds of dripping. Tho baker was Mr. F. Workman, of Halifax. The plo weighed about 4, BOO pounds. In tho morning It was taken on a stono cart, drawn by ten horses, to a Held called Norman Park, lent for the pur- pose. When the pie reached the Held It was taken Into an lnclosuro and left thero for In- spection. It was Intended that when tho old peo- ple and children had got seated, Mr. Henry llrlerly, the chairman of the committee, should make u little speech, but this waa cut short, for directly the plo had been taken under ono end of tho lent In which It was to bo served to the people, tho strong wooden barriers against which tho crowd pressed gave way, and multitudes rushed Into the tent up to the stone cart, a scene of great confu- sion ensuing. In vain wero the people appealed to. The stronger the appeal the more they rushed Into the tent, and the st rapidly dlsap- - being either given or forcibly takon away, t waaooUlllapromUt) bad been made that when the old people and children had been served the pie shonld be brought Into the field ami distributed, that the hungry mob could bo appeased. CRUEL TO PROFESSIONAL WOMEN. Horlnl Might Pnt Upon Thriit by member of Their Own Hex. I From IK4 CUcaga Jfafl.J A common-sens- o woman, who puts M. I), after her name, told me this the other night: \I havo but one objection to being a professional woman that ls.ltho peoullar estimation In which my own aox holds me. I know thoy don't mean It, but I foci It sometimes until I have to turn my face to conceal tho flush on my cheeks. Do you know that the average society woman acts as though she thinks that ono of her own sex who has a profession has no social rights? This average society woman would not admit this, of course. And perhaps sho doesn't really mean It. I would sometimes like to put on a dress from the dressmaker' latest pattern. Hut If I do, my pa- tient looks at me In a sort of inquiring way. I think sometimes If I should follow the style of Mrs. Dr, Mary Walker that somo of my otherwise good patients would llko it better. Why la It; I am not railing against ray own sex. Bollevo me, I would not be a man If I had tho power to make the change But women are so cruel without In- tending to be. A friend of mlno asked mo to at- tend the reception lasit Wednesday night at the Columbia Theatre, and 1 went. Whllo I was thero I was constantly reminded by his other lady friend o( my profession. I was constantly appealed to as to ray onlulon of tho effeqt of an exposure which her own-loll- had cre- ated, and when we went out of the theatre I had to go homo with her and leave a prescription. Sometimes I am asked out to dlno. and my hostess Inquires of me If I think her own food Is good for her. She doesn't think of my health. 1 am a pro- fessional woman. How often my heart has ached at this treatment. I know that somo professional women bring this upon themselves. Hut thoso of us who would like occasionally to take a woman's hand for some other purpose than feeling her pu'so are stared at If wo do It.\ Over the Hen to Ilcr I.ovrr. ( Vuraf( (.Mich.) UMi3 Journal, Thero arrived In this city last week a young lady from Cornwall, who came to America to marry her true lore. The novel part of tho affair is that tho courting was dono by proxy and by letter. Shortly before leaving England tho young man In tho case caught a glimpse of a young lady through a rloseil window one ovcnlny. He was greatly struck by her appearance, and whllo on tho ocean be- came lovesick. Shortly after arriving in upper Michigan ho solicited the young lady througu a friend In Cornwall for permission to corrriiinl wltn her. His wish was granted, and at length tho love-lor- n swain triumphed, and his fair Dul-cln- left England and arrived Iu Ishpemlng safe and well, A marriage Is to take place In a few da) s. Ilnrrrlt' Annuitant In thn Toinba. (lulsscppo Songsbardl, the Italian printer who shot John llarrctt, the policeman's son, whllo ho was defending his sister from Insult, was taken to tho Tombs Police Court this morning by Police- man John McKcalls, of tho Oak Street Station. Nono of the members of tho llarrctt family were In court, and Policeman McNealls matlo tho necessary utlldovlt. Justice O'ltellly commltten Iiugshardl to await the result of Darrott's Injuries, It wascxpecteil that a scene would bo enacted In court, as policeman Thomas llarrctt, the father of the wounded man, hail Bald that tho Italian would not live to rca.'h the court. Camilla; HventN. The Hospital Saturday ami holiday Association will hold a tegular meetlnjr this evening ut s o'clock, at Ut. Luke's Hospital, flfty.fuurth street and Fifth avenue. The regular monthly meeting and dinner of tho Kleotrlo Club will be held ut tho club rooms in tho Hotel Dam, on Thursday evening next, at o o'clock. Prof. Leonard Walba, of Yale College, will speak. The Young Men's Democratic Association of tho Ninth Assembly District announce a campaign meeting ut their headquarters, h'o. 813 Hleecker street, at s o'clock this evening. The October meeting of the Congregational Club of New York and vicinity will ba held at Clarke's. No. in West Twenty-thir- d street, this evening at 5:80 o'clock. After the dinner tho club will listen to a lecture byOeorge V. Cable, tho notelts:, on \ Cobwebs In the Church.\ The first of their winter series of free public en- tertainments will be given by the Gaelic Society at No. IT West Twenty-eight- h street this ovenlng tt 8 o'clock. The programme will consist of a series of dramatlo readings and recitations by Mr. John J, Cardan. ANXIOUS TO JOIN THE NAVY. BOYS WHO WOULD RATHER GO TO SEA THAN STAY AT HOME. Wbnt I ho Applicant far Admission to thn Must Ho Ablo to Ho Ileforo Ho Will lie Tnhen A I.nd Who Gained Iildbt Pound In Welsht In n Mingle Week Troublo With n llefrnctory Tor. V. . MAN with u boy nbout yjTtoJl liJr, Blktoon y o n r s of ngo JvrltlrTl W wn\J0l down to tho flYTWtff'' a ol\ ' Wcsl Twonty- - (L H.n'lKw l B0Vcn1 street yestor- - -- gps.!fty'J'Jj tj doy.nnd looked at nblg WjAAljt blaok ship with oan. V uon Btlokiug out of her Tho boy's oyo ns ho saw small whito-cap- Hudson tossed and ho involun. MBido. 1 1 y straightened and walked nlortly. Thoy down sovoral and streets sue. oossivoly which seemed to lead; to tho ship hut didn't, until thoy Anally tried ono which didn't socui tu, but did. Tho big ship with a man iu uniform walking up nnd down tho pier to koop himself out of mischief, for ho sorved no earthly purpose, was tho United States stcnuiHhlp Minnesota, and tho boy wns going on it to bo imlontnrcd.to Undo Sam until ho nttnined his majority. All tho romoto points of his googrnphy flitted through his imagination ns ho strodo up tho gangway. Ho felt thnt ho wns taking tho first steps of his journey to parts unknown. His fnther walked calmly by his sido. Thoy wero shown to n 'Httlo room, big enough for threo or fourpersonH to got into if their ribs wero strong, and a good-nature- d looking naval ofilcor received them. Tliis was Joseph Murthon, Lioutennnt-Commnnd- of tho Minnesota nnd Recruiting OOlcor. With a quick glanco that travelled from tho boy's hair tu his toes in sixty seconds, the first part of tho examination was satisfactorily finished, for tho applicant did not try to look iu two dlfforont diroctions at the samo time, his logs wero not inclined to bo the poriphory of n circle, and ho easily roso abovo a height marked with pencil on tho partition. Ho could read and writo. So ho met tho not too exacting requirements in point of education. Then tho youth was taken off to tho ship's doctor and underwent a thorough examina- tion. Ho was sound, his teeth good and ho was not troubled with color-blindne- nor varicocolo, which, strange to Bay, is ono of tho most common defects in tho applicants. So nnother point was favorably settled. For- tunately, too, ho hnd not caught cold in straying around on tho wharf. If ho had sniffed or croaked with a sore throat, he would havo beou sent off until his cold was gone, for tho boys must bo ns Round as nuts. Then came nnother test. Tho boy was token out on dock and bidden to olimb up tho shrouds over the lower masthead. Somo of the urchins look up at tho dizzy height, mount tho rail, look again, say their prayers nnd go ashoro. Their seafaring is nipped in the bud. But this boy clambered up, not withtho monkoy-lik- o agility of a veteran tar ordered aloft, but without showing any par- alyzing vertigo. If he felt his head swim, ho hadthonorvo not to \give it away,\ and that is enough. Thenoxt step in tho proceedings was to trot off to tho surgoou and get vaccinated. This is dono to nil, even if they have been vacolnated, and it \ took \ beautifully. This wns tho last straw, but it did not break the camol'a back. He returned shortly to tho little room and with a Ann hand signed his namo in a good copy-boo- k stylo. His father swallowed something in his throat as he saw the pen givo nway his boy for flvo years ; but he only twiddled a bit with his hat, and then added nis own signature. Every parent or guardian has to sign an affidavit beforo n notary public, ft commissioner of deeds, or some person duly authorized to witness such a document, in which ho gives full consent to tho son's, or ward's, devoting himself to tho Government's service, and declares that ho will not claim tho money which tho boy may receive in compensation. Tho boy was now a third-clas- s apprentice Tho Government shows its paternal solicitude nt onco by taking him off to bo washed and to got his hair cut. After this ho is fitted to n dear Httlo uniform, tight in tho middle and fluent at tho extremities, and ho is a small fledgling of tho United States Navy. This is the examination through which any boy from fourteen to righteou must go if ho wishes to join this branch of his country's service. A youth from Detroit onco managed to make his way to Now York by stealing rides on trains, bogging and talking. Anyhow, ho arrived. That stripo of boy alwayH does. Ho met nil tho requirements except one. Ho was half n dozen pounds under weight. \ Well,\ Mild Commander Marthon, \ the boy burht out crying, and pleadod to bo re- ceived, lie was a sound chap and full of grit, and I felt for him. Ho was hollow, be- cause ho hadn't been fed enough. I took him to the Master-of-Arm- s and told him to fatten tho lad up. Iu a week ho presented himself to bo weighed ngain. Ho tipped tho beam at four pounds over tho weight. Ho had gained eight pounds in a wook.\ Another game boy camo from Jersey. His big too, instead of preserving a peaceful hor-izont- was humped up, and ho was rejected. Ho wont homo and got tho musclo cut that doubled his too up. Ovor ho camo, jubilant about his straightened too. When ho exhib- ited his foot, to his disgust nnothor cranky muscle had curled it up on the way across. Thero aro three grade s of apprentices nnd tho time a boy spends in each is determined somewhat by hisyenrs. Tho younger urchins usually pass a year in each. Tho pay is $9 a month for the third grado, $10 for tho second\ and $11 for tho first. They uext becomo sea- men of tho second class, and after that of tho first class. Ago nnd strength are ri quired in thoso grades, so the boy is vightceu or nine- teen when ho enters them. The pay Is ifl'J and $24 for tho two grades, respectively. From tho socond class of seamen tho petty officers aro chosen according to tho ability iliNiilnyud. lloatswuins and gunners aro tho amliitious posts to which the young sailors most aspire. Thoso offices are necessarily few, and aro filled only ns vacancies occur, Tho salary is $1,200 n year, and it ranges higher according to tho years in tho service. - - m Ilusliirn i:prrlrnrr. ni Txat Jnltgt, A pplleant (to business man) I am a graduate of Yale College, sir J llueluess Man Well, that Is no particular disad- vantage, although for the first few months you will havo to unlearn a good deal. Hut have you ever had any builurss experience whatever? Applicant Oh. yes, air; I waa a waiter for tnrsa mouths lu a Saratoga hotel. TrVtng Hard to Anchor O'ltrten. THE BOSS'S GRIT IS GOOD. MUelr to Hold the Hurenu of Election TJntl After Election. Thero is no longer muoh doubt thnt John J. O'Hrion will hold ovor ns Chiof of the1 Hurcau of Elootlons until nfter tho olcctloti. His llcpublican friends in tho Polico Hoard, Messrs. French and McOlavo, havo dcolared thnt thoy will not consider any mcasuro to pnnish him for a stretch of legal authority iu granting commissions to tho Georgo inspectors until after Nov. 8, which Is a virtual declaration that ho shall control tho oloction machitiory undor their guidance. Doth Commissioners say .that thoy will voto to appoint ft successor to Mr. O'Hrion, providod that ho is n Ilepnblican and his namo is Mott. Commis- sioners Voorhis and Porter nro anxious to get rid of O'Hrion, but they Insist that Col. Oilon, who stands nt thn head of tho civil Rorvico eligible list, is untitled to tho place. Qilon 1b a Democrat. Whon tho protest was Issued by tho Kopub-Iica- n Commissioners which established Mr. O'llrien's hold on tho offlco, Mr. French re- marked: \I want tho Labor pooplo to see who nro their friends in tho Polico Board.\ Commissioner Voorhis said that in defeat- ing tho resolution of inquiry into Mr. O'Brien's misconduct tho llopnblican Com- missioners had injured thoir friend, ns the Democrats would bo forcod to rosort to othor nnd severer measures. This probably moans that O'Brien's conduct will be mado tho mibiect of judicial inquiry, and that steps may no taken to investigate tho methods of running tho Bureau of Elec- tions. Messrs, French and McClavo aro masters of the situation, and thoy mean to make tho most of it, unless Mayor Hewitt interposes with a movement to socuro thoir removal. Lut Honor to Jen. Kllparjlck. Visitors began to arrive at tho City Hall early this morning to take a last look at the features of flen. Judaon Kllpatrlck, whose body la lying In state In the Governor's room, but they saw only tho casket laden with flowers and palm branches. The casket has not been opened since yesterday morning, wlfcn a number of tho dead soldier's relatives gazed for the last time on his face, nor will It bo opened again. The guard of honor from Kllpatrlck Post US, O. A. It., Is still on dnty. The members of the Post will assemble at their headquarters morning at 8.15 o'clock and proceed at once to the City Hall to escort the body to the West Shore depot, where It will be E laced on the 11. 15 train for West Point. The ra will Iw; Gen. It. A. Alger, of Michigan, Gen. William T. Jewett, John Loomlf, Gen. John Hammond, O. A. Hobart. and Gen. II. W. Hlooum. The line of march will be through Uroadway to Union Square, around the Washington Monument, down Fifth avenue to Canal street to the Dcsbrosses street ferrp. A Flirt In n Fight. A lively row between two men at- tracted a large crowd In Union Squaro Park at S.:w o'clock ycsteiZiy afternoon near the cottage. Park Officer Patrick Mann wedged his way through tho gathering and parted the principals, who Immedi- ately accused each other ot assault. One was Mr. A. A. Jergens, a florist, of ST West Union square, and the other Edward Lola, an Italian waiter, or 1M East Twenty-fonrt- h street. According to the stories told, Jergens was sitting on a bench with a friend when Lola and two ladles walked by. Jer- gens spoke to his friend In German, saying: ' ' Let us play mash on theso two women. \ Kola understood the language and said: ' I think yon had better mind jour own business and let respectable ladles alone. \ Jergens replied, and then the two men used their fists. In the Jeiierson Market Police Court this morning Justice Gorman fined Jergens $10 and discharged Kola. m m Where thn Eccentricity Wa. From IAi Burlington Frt iY'ff.) A gentleman entered a phrenologist's office In Doston and asked to have his head examined. After a moment's Inspection the professor started back, exclaiming: \ Good heavensl You have the most unaccouutablo combination of attributes 1 ever discovered In a human being. Were your parenta eccentric T\ \No sir,\ replied tho character, meekly; \ bnt my wife Is. You needn't pay any attention to tho larger bumps, sir.\ Tips Prom the \ Evenlnir World' \ Ticker. Western land speculation, as u \local Issue,\ docs not seem to be popular on Ihebtrect. The rumor this morning is thnt tho Rockefeller interest has sold out Its entire holdings of Ulch-mon- d Terminal. Liquidation on a large scale, is predicted by the bears, llatemau heads the cry snd points to Boston as a victim of Atchison Investment, Tho opinion Is general this morning that Chaunccy Depew'g St. Louis Interview struck nearer the truth than his New York explanation. As a result of last week's movement, the city banks now hold In lawful money t, 200,200, as against $5,lli,U4 for the previous week, showing a decrease of $34,550, To-d- It le reported that capitalists of Southern California have Incorporated a company to build a road lu the Interest of thn Missouri 1'acltlc, from Halt Lake City to Los Anxcte. It Is predicted by the bears that Northwest will sell at par before the close of tho week. The bulls for the moment havo ceased to predict anything. They mourn the alleged perfidy of their leader, Jay Gould. Henry Clews says this morning that Jay Gould Is playing 'poimuiu, talking bull and manipulating a decline. He has been hammering down tho mar-l- fur the past ninety days, lu the face of condi- tions which should Influence au advance, A conservative house says that, notwlth-standin- g the howl of the \ street,\ tho reconstruc- tion of heading ami the readjustment of 11. and o. alfalrs aro factors of Immense Importance to those who hold securities ut trunk Hues. It Is currently reported this morning that unless tho Ohio courts appoint a reccher tho Vaudalla deal mado by Ives will be carrlod out by the Cin- cinnati, Hamilton and Dayton lines. At least tl.soo.ooo would be required to settle the claims of stockholders, and the popular query Is, Where will it come from? A trarrlo arrangement has been made among the Northern 1'aclilc, Duluth. South Shore and Atlan- tic, and Michigan Central railroads that will estab- lish those three roads as a new transcontinental system, 150 to SflO miles shorter than any existing routes between coasts. The result will be seen In the increased tonnage ot tho Yanderbllt trunk lines, BIG FIRE AT IAKEW00D. -- H TWO HOTELS AND MANY COTTAGES Air JH READY CONSUMED. AWB 'fli Oenernl Devastation of the Pretty Chantan- - A'fflH mn Village I Feared Tho Lo, It id ' Thonnht, will Reach 0 1,000,000 The Jfll Vlro Department of the Town PowerleM ilixHH to Check the Itnpldly Spreading Flames. uVbbh Jamestown, N. Y Oct. 17. Tho Lako jfll View House, tho Kent Houso and many cot-- h 'H tngosin Lakowood nro on fire nnd aro burn. 'yviSH ing rapidly. UsH Tho loss is estimated in tho neighborhood J'iSI of $1,000,000. HsiH Tho greatest excitement provails in tho sur- - ' - rounding country, and all possible proffora '''JJeI of assistnnco aro mado by formers and trad ness men. Neighbors havo takon peoplo j9 mado homelcBS by tho flames into their , y'i jHflH houses, and aro making them as comfortablo jB8H ns possiblo under tho cirenmstnnoos. It Is 'oLH imposslblo to dctennlno yet how tho flra originated. Till Tho flnmos aro spreading rapidly and th !KH flro department is powerless. v, 'SH SAT DOWN ON JUDGE CAEPENTEE. , ;JH Jndjro Nelson Say Ithode Island JastleO SH Will Not Do at All In MaMd.cho.eUs. ')JM srecur. to tiii irmjo world. SsbLI Boston, Oct. 17. That Massachusetts H Judges aro sometimes jealous of thoir pitM 'J rogativcB was illustratod by an ineident which flil occurred In the United States District Court ?OT recontly, whoro a caso was being tried VJH beforo Judgo Nelson, and tho latter stated fH that, as tho ovidonco in tho caso luvolvod tho VnH examination of a largo number of papers, it VJsl might rcnuiro a roforenco to an auditor. ibH Ono of tho counsel at this suggested that VrULH his Honor. Judgo Oarpenter who is a real. JaH dent of Ithodo Island, but frequently holde ?'LH tho Circnt Court in this city had ruled that 4r1LH tho practice in tho United States courts did Vtla&iH not permit such a procedure. v''\!j)B Judgo Nelson rather sharply repliod to tho remarks of counsel by saying that this wftjt 'Y'ivSHLllH not tho law, and that ho had recontly had a t\'H conversation with Justice Gray upon thlaV r'&H subjoct, and the latter had agreed that tTgtH lawyers from other Stales would not bo. iH allowed to como in Massachusetts and change) $clHLH tho rules as immemorially practiced in tho toLH courts of tho latter State. The case was not' HH referred to an auditor. .'\LIiBH SUFFOCATED BY SMOKE. t rtH A Flrn Over a Rtablo Casus the Death of WH ITwo Yoans; Children. ''lLlH 3siiiiiiiiV fnxciAi. to rax zvmmio WOJOD.1 . LH PranonT, Mnss.. Oct. 17. James O'Connell, H with his wifo and two children, James, aged IH four, nnd Mary, aged two, resided in a texto. I aH ment over a stable in the rear of Samuel vJfljl Trask's storo on Washington street. Thai r'H tenement compromises threo '''SHLfl ' rooms. O'Connell went to church alone im. H mediately after breakfast yesterday. Shortly ' IJHbH afterword Mrs. O'Connell lockod tho chil JbananHI dren in a room and went to call on a noich. ' .uaBnanaH bor. ,! About 11.30 o'clock a woman noticed smoko '.aiH issuing from, tho windows and gave an alarm H of fire. The firemen were unable, by reason K H of tho smoke to enter the house. Mrs. O'Oon- - ' :eHH nel coming on to the.scene, made known tho VlftLanH fact of 1' \hildren being in tho house, and iraH after n cbp nte effort entrance was effected. ijtWH The d ldro i were both found suffocated and 5' JbM 1' ' ' itod o forts of tho doctors foiled to row JH Vivo them. ifLanaH - .taBBaaaaa1 l'rlo da ,f the Aunrehlits to Turn Ont. ''liiH Meetings are to be held on Thursday night at ,JjH Coop jr Union and at Suiter's Harlem lUver Park:' ic9laoioH ,ioii-s- t against the sentence of the OhlcagOi 'VJXiH Anarchists and to raise money for the appeal to ths 'tImLLbboI Supreme Court of the United States: The meet- - IH ings will be under tho management of the Central . fsM Labor Union and of the Knlghta of Labor, and iiH will be addressed by (Jen. ltogerrA. Prior and \ TsaoaoaoH Capt. lllack, of counsel for the condemned men. 'dlUsBaoaoafl ; .sfJaTaTaTaTal Cut by a Stranger In a Monte Den. Jiaeaeaeal Joseph Munzta, of Ko. 64 James street, appeared . jSI at the Kssox Market Court this morning with a silk LH handkerchief around his faco and said that a hs -- VcHl was going downstairs In a three-car- d monte den In Mulberry street last evening. Giovanni Marts, an 'r9Beaeafl utter stranger. Jumped at mm and cut his face KWM with a dirk. Maria was held for trial. VdaeeaeaH In tho Wny of a Pennsylvania Train. slaaH SPECIAL TO THE IYZ.NINO WOULD ftLI Newakk, Oct. it. John Meachon, aged twentyJ i'lflH two years, of 100 Nichols street, Newark, was ' 'Kfll struck by an east-hou- Pennsylvania llallroad, ll train at the Chestnut street depot this morning and iilM badly Injured. He was taken to St. Michael's -- fliiiH Hospital. tpjJJJJB Their Wenry Sojourn Nrnrly Over. '.Iiaiafl No new cases of cholera were reported '' iH At tho office of tho Fabre line, to which the Alesli . ,H belonged. It was said that the company expected diil that the passengers on Hodman Island would bo jLH discharged at tho cud ot this week. yl Tho Crime of Hellluff Two Neckties. 'H Alexander Hlrsch and Louis Schnackenbaraj . were arrested at 36s Bowery for having sold two S?H neckties on Sunday, Juitlce Gorman at Jefferson, vsibbbH Market Court held them for tjlal. :oklllllfl Notes About Worklnxuicn. ' JM Forty thousand men are expected by the labor leaders to Join In demonstration. 4anH Progressive Palnten' Union No. 1 has con- - ' jH derailed, by resolution, tho Union Squaro outrage, 'fM Members of Clgarmakcrs' Unions Nos. 10, Ml r'aH and W havo been assessed one cent per capita to MalllH defray the expenses of the boycott on Stahl. tfjjjH The New York Journeymen Harness-Maker- s' Association haa severed lis connection with tho ilaH Knights of Labor because It was ou tho decline lalH under tho Jurisdiction of the order. :'AI Tho officers of the Ocean Association of Long- - nnfl shoremen hat e addressed a satirical letter to tho 'H officers of the Old Dominion Steamship Company aH on the Heath of N. C McCreadv, President of that iTnLB corporation. It will bo remembered that Mr. Men Cready was tho bitter opponent of tho longshore ; fH incu during the strike last winter. TbbbH m 'SB7oTfl rrob Hojs It Will Ho 1'nlr. H Oct. 17. VH York! raBlfl bjf il weather ?J tWASUfNOTOX, Bouthertj H south. 'jH ) '9aH IflH fair ' IHH weather, folloy! by !aftafl UqM rains; light to frtsh southerly wduK &(fcj ' .' H nj to southwesterly, ytH

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