# The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. (Brooklyn, N.Y.) 1849-1938, October 06, 1899, Image 11

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T H E B H O O K L Y K D A I L Y E A G L E . CSTEW Y O K K , F B I D A Y , O C T O B E B 6 , 1899 . ' i w s f r a n T C T i o N . • T l i - s ' E>oflr*e B u r e a u * F o il x^tlculATe; together with catalogues* clr- len lars,' etc:, o f • u n o 'c rsitieo, colleges''and prlvats leohools ad rertleel In tbe»e columns can be had Ic r s s of charge b r c ^ l l n e a t the BAGl^B FR E E IZKFORMATION BUREAU, fourth floor. Eagle ■ f u n d in g. _______ • ■ ' ' __________ ■ F o r B o y s an d T o 'a a g IXen. l n e w ro B K H ew rOBK < » * '• “ « ( \Dwight M e thof l»W SCHOOL JvoVk c ity l of :/natruction. Btbdents m ay tak e B a r S c h o e ! (B a ssan Bt) ot K v e a lo g Belloo!c9W sst 18that.)J>L.B. in two y e tus; IXiJC. in three years. H igh stannards. Seiid for catalogue. GEORGE CHASB. Dean. iROSPECT HElTHTTMOCir f f l Seventh av, BrooHlyn. A school for the thor> [ a u g h fUling of boys for colleges, scientific schools I a n d .regents* e x a m li^ tlm ^ ^ r l n ^ y ^ e p a n n i ^ t . SACRED iCEAET' academ y ' For. Bet2i S^xes. Sotnothing new in business education. G reat sue “ \ telephone for particulars oesB. THE REGENTS’ EXAMINATIONS. Oldest, largest, best equipped ec^ool preparing students for R e ^ n t s ' examinations. For every ON13 studentprepared elsewhere this ihool has SUCESSFULLT prepared F I V B . C l a ^ s are open t e both sexes. Ages range from I to*” Classes or private lessons as desired. Courses cover the requirem ents for' a n r COL- Z«SOE. SCIENTIFIC school or PROPES3IO; school in the United Stat' Tewn_ C^*' _ - -. * iftte pre^ildent technic. Colleglatae, academic. Prim dergarten depart: dergarte n departm e n ts. M iss M. T. PUF R. D. CORTINA. ACADEMY OF LANGUAGES. 44 W E ST 34TH ST, NEW YORK; 229 Ryorsoa Bt and 143 South 8th st. Brooklyn. iAlIdepta. u n d e r c elebrated N.MTVE SPECIALISTS. The CORTINA Method In 20 Lesaona. _SJ»ANISH. FREN C H . GERMAN, ITAL IAN. CHARLES F.-VdlJNQ’S- ALL PU P ILS PLACFO IN 3 MONTHS. POSITIONS GUARANTEED. SPANISH. FREN C H . GERMAN, ITALIAN. ETC., T H B B I S R L r r Z S C I l O a X . o f i ^ a n g u a g s i s , 73 COURT ST, BROOKLYN. special advantages for VlpHone to Paris Exposition SHORTHAND, Typew r’ttnp, Bookkeeping. Elocution, Neglected Education. Piano. Singing. *-Vib1in. Mandolli and Two Step guarant* W a lt? and Two Step guaran teed $4.00 (private les­ sons). __ C:URTIS*S._^9 S^h£rmtrhorn_st. D A N O I N a . THE HEFFLEY SCHOOL, I'FO R M B R L T DEPARTM E N T OF COM ilEHCB OF P R A T T IN S T I T U T E , f Incorporated and Registered by the Regents. Euetness, shorthand, typewriting, languagea. Reg- OQU. etc. Day and evening. Begin any time. J 229, 231 and 2 M Ryerson st, adj. P r a tt Institute. SHORTHAl^D SPEED. „ t V<?''SS§I hs . } C lass for speed, not ‘‘practice.\ E x p e rt Instructor. Begins Ootober 3. Any system. THE H E F F L E Y SCHOOL. 229-231 Ryerson st. OTTE EEGUIAH COUESE. C >KAL ted States. .. . . > p « n s O c t o b e r 2 d , 1 8 9 0 . _ Y O R K P R E P A R A T O R Y SCHf^OL* BROOKLYN DIVISION. 200 JORALEMON 3T. The Packarci Gommerclai School, C O R . 4 T H A V E . AN D 2 8 D ST. FORTY-SECOND YEAR. STUDENTS MAY ENTER AT ANY TIME. Office open 8:80 to 5 every week day. F o r prospectus address THE PIGKARD SCHOOL, 101 EAST 23D dT NEW YORK. REGENTS’ EXAMINATIONS Because of the large reglst: a lien - of students during the m o n th of September, for the Fall term , wiiich began Ootober 2, 1833, we have been com­ pelled, for the fourth tim e within ths past four years, to enlarge onr quarters. The new rooms in the sam e building v.'lll b% ready for occupancy about October 20, 1899. For cataloguh containing Information of special Im portance to studm ts. address Secretory Senft- per School. 13 A b V o .* place. M anhattnn. ___________ BRYAHT & STRATTON BirSINESS COLLEGE, C o rner Fulton S t. and Bedford Av. D A I AND EVENING SE S S ’.ONS. Call or w rite tor Catalogue. C. CLAOHORN, Principal. MISS WHITCOMB’S SCHOOL, 200 JORALISmOK ST. Logical merhod. bes*: n a t­ ive teachers, p rlvat e or olas%. Day and evening. M o d erats KINDERGARTEN TRAINING CLASS—FROE- B E L NORMAL INSTITUTE. Classes now form ­ ing. Free scholarship rilmlted). Address Z. A. CUTTEN. M etropolitan Temple, Seventh av and Fourteenth st. New York. F o r G irls and T o u n g W o men. BERKELEY INSTITUTE. 1 8 3 - 1 8 5 LINCOLN PLACE!. F o r the complete education of girls. A second new’ b u ilding opened thia Pall, w ith new equip­ ment. Twenty-one teachers. Students enter col­ lege OP certificate. F a l l t e r m o p e n s S e p t e m b e r 2 l Bend for illustrated catalogue to the Principal. JULIAN W. ABERNETHT. Ph. D. MISS RGlJNDS^’CHOljL IDR^^ S86 Clinton av, near Fulton st. Opens September 25. E n trance exam inations September 2l and 22. P r lm a rj' and Academic Departments. English, Z^tln. Franoh and German Courses. College prep­ aration. Thorough instruction in small classes. jJew school house, laboratory, gymnaelum. sunny, ■well ventlloted rooms. Playground. Accessible by Fulton. Vanderbilt and .\tlnntic ov enr lines. Miss Hall’s School for Girls 80 Monroe place. Brooklyn; reopens Thursday. Oc­ tober S. MTTSICAIi IN S T R U C T IO N . LOinS MOLLjSNHATTER’S C O N S E R V A T O R I E S O F 9XUSIC, 823 President st. ai New York av. Branch Studio. 423 Classon avenue, between Lexington av and Quincy st. HENRY MOLLERHAITEE’S C O N S E R V A T O R Y O F M USIC. E s tablished aSGS. 7 fi Livingston st. C. C. MULLER, the world renowned teacher of harm o n y and composition, in charge of th is de­ partm e n t. Only the m o s t, conscientious and thorough In­ struction In all branches of music at these schools. Bend for catalogue. Only Oabler pianos used at these conservatories.' Mr. F.W. Foster, Teacher of Piano 17 SO UTH IH iR T L A N D A V . Lessons resu: tw'elfth faeason: superior Instruction at rood* terms. SE N D F O k C IR C U L A R . GEO. HOOHSPRUNG STU D IO O F PIA N O AND V IO L IN : E S ­ T A B L I S H E D 2 7 Y E A R S IN B R O O K L Y N . I l l P A T C H E X A V . W I I - . 1 L . I A M F I T T R I V E R S KNAPP MANSION. BEDFORD AV AND ROSS 3T. SCHOOL FOR DANCING NOW OPEN. BRANCH SCHOOLS: Bedford Section—&4 Hancock st. cor. Bedford av. P a rk Slope—225 Lincoln place. N. B.—Private classes accepted. liEOAL NOTXCBS. SUPREM E COURT, KINGS COUNTY. Thomas J. Nolan, plaintiff, against Edm und J. Bates and others defendants—In pursuance o. a judgm e n t of foreclosure and sale m ade and entered In the above entitled action, dated th e fourteenth day of August. 1899. 1 w'lll sell a t public auction, to .th» highest bidder, by Thos. A. K e rrigan, auc­ tioneer. a t the salesroom s,. No. 9 W illoughby street.' In the Borough of Brooklyn. County of Kings, on the 5th day of October. 1899, a t twelve o’clock noon, the lands in said judgm e n t m e n ­ tioned, and therein described as follows: All th a t certain lot. piece and parcel of land situate, lying and being In the Thirtieth W ard of the City of Brooklyn, formerly the Town of New Utrecht, In the County of K ings a n d State of New York, bounded and described as follows, to w it: Begin­ ning a t a point on the northw esterly side of N ineteenth <19th) avenue distant one hundred feet (100) northeasterly from the com e r formed by the intersection of the northw esterly side of Nine- JOHN H. HAMMOND'S VIEWS. Well Known Mining Engineer De­ clares Great Britain’s Atti­ tude Is Justifiable. BOER GOVERNMENT’S POWER. Call, write or telephone for par H E A L E Y SCHOOL. 229-233 Ryervon at. REGENTS’ EXAMINATIONS Only school in Brooklyn giving DAY and even­ ing Instruction. • Complete in every particular. Preparation for one fee until successful. Begin Oct. , 2. W A R B E N W. tsMITH, Prin. THK HEPFLTCT SCHOOL. 23$ Ryerson st. T H E ADELPHI SCHOOL OP MUSICAL ART, y s t . Jam e s place, corner Lafayette av. D r. H e n rj' G. H anchett, Director. D irector la attendance dally at noon to exam ine and register pupils. Clasaes begin October 2 . ____ 1880 BUSS fiARROTT’S sc h o o l ” lio 5 F o r Younir Ladies a n d CLIIdrea. 14G^lACON STREET, Between Tompkins and Marcy Avs, B rooklyn. N.T. R E O P E N S S E P T E M B E R 18. A. ARNOLD’S MUSIC STUDIO, 98 GREEN E AV. NEAR CLINTON. Mr. and Mrs. AUGUST ARNOLD have ro a m e d their piano Instruction. UAUCING. Hr. Samuel Baron’s Dancing Schools. POUCH GALI.E.TY. 345 CUnton av; BERK E L E Y INSTITUTE. 185 Lincoln place. BRANCH SCHOOL, 81 NEW YORK AV. W E I.SLANiiER-b DANC a WO ACAO.J.viY, 7 C ourt st. Clasaea Monday oAd TbureJay cven- 1 Inga. Term s: Q u a rter, 24 'easons, 4 lessons, $1: i< private lessons,$9: stngVe, $i; no failures. A *’ t t u t of lady a^d gentleme;: cralstants. E n g li s h m e n H a v e N o C h a n c e T h e re. A m e r ican G e n iuses P r o m i n e n t i n S o u th A f r ica. tersectio n of th e north w esterly side of Nine tcenth (19th) avenue w ith the northeast.'^'y sld< nd running th«ence l northweat- nlnety-s of Bonson avenue, an d runnin g ___ _ _ . . erly and parallel w ith Benson avenue ninety -six feet (96 ft.) ten and one-half inches; thence north­ easterly poxallel w ith N ineteenth <19th) avenue one hundred feet four and three quarters Inches (4% inches) to land form erly of John L. Van Pelt: southeasterly along said last rrientioned land and parallel -with Benson avenue ninety-six feet (96 ft.) ten and one-half inches to the north­ westerly side of N ineteenth (19th ave.) aforesaid, and thence south-westerly along said northwesterly Lh (19th) avenue one hundred feet side of N ineteenth (19th) avenu e one hundr ............ (100 ft.) four and three-quarter Inchss (4% niches) to the point or place of beginning. —D a ted Septem­ ber 13, 1899. FR A N K D; CREAMER. Sheriff of K ings County. Griffin & Fitzgerald. P laintiff's Attorneys. 119 N a ssau street. M anhattan. New York City. The following Is a diagram of the property to be sold- a s above described: • IOU.4^ u b . g vts S 100.494 ad P N ineteenth Ave. The approxim a te am ount of liens or charges to satisfy which the above described property 1 be sold Is$2,405,00. w ith Interest thereon from gu s t 8, 1889, together w ith costs and allows g u s t 8, 1889, toge ■ $20-4.09. 14. 189“. approxinva':c otherther Ilexens A u g u st 14. 1899 andd .thehe expensesxf )proxim.a'^c am o u n t w ith costs an d allow ance, withl interest thereonhereon fromrom 58t t f of the sale. The Its Miss Crawford’s School, FO R BOYS AND GIRLS. 89 JORALEMON ST. Preparatidn of Lessons Daring School Hours. p i a n o f o r t e & KINDERGARTEN CLASSES. Bedford Institute. 221 M c D o n o u g h s t . School for Girls, w ith K indergarten. Boys under 12. a d m itted. Fall Term BEGINS MONDAY, September 25. .............. ■’URDY. Prinoli ‘ 1 w .n t e a m o u n t of taxes, assessm ent o H which are to be allowed to the pur­ chaser out of the purchase money o:* paid by the ^ e r t f f ifi$10650 and Interest.—D a ted September FR A N K D. CREAMER. SheHff of K ings County. sl8 8w w&s The abo*; 19. 1899. 8t tober 6. 1899. o6 4t f&tu o re sale is hereby adjourned to October a same hour and place.—Ddted Oc~ ________________ FRA N K P . CREAMER. Sheriff. COUNTY COURT. KINGS COUNTY—TH E City Savings Bank of Brooklyn, plaintiff, against Thomaa Brlen and others, defendants—In pursu­ ance of a-judgm e n t of foreclosure and sale, made and entered m the above entitled action, dated the 9th day of September. 1899. 1 will sell at public auction to’ the highest bidder, by Thos. A. K e rrigan, auctioneer, at the salesrooms, No. 9 W illoughby street, in the Borough of Brooklyn. County of Kings, on the 5th day of October, 1899, a t twelve o’clock, noon, the lands In said judg­ m e n t mentioned and therein, described as follow.*): All th a t certain plot, pluce or parcel of land, w ith the buildings and improvem ents thereon, Eitu.ite lying and oelng in the Borough of Brook­ lyn, the City of New York. County of Kings and Stale of New York, bounded and described as fol­ lows: Beginning at* a point on the northerly B id e of Fulton street, d istant forty-eight (48) feet eleven (11) inches westerly from the northw e ster­ ly corner of Fulton, street and Classon avenue, and running thence northerly on a lino at right angles, or nearly so, w ith’ Pulton street, and p a r t of the distance through a party wall seventy- six (70) feet and four (4) inches; thence westerly on a line which if extended would bo at right angles to Classon avenue, twenty-seven (27) feet two (2) inches; thence northw esterly and parallel w ith Fulton street seven (Tj feet two (2) inches; thence southw esterly at right angles to Fulton street and p a rt of the dis­ tance through a party wall slxty-flvc (65) feot four (4) Inches to Fulton street aforesaid: thence southeasterly along said northerly side of Pulton street thirty-five (35) feet to the point or place of beginning.—Dated September 13, 1899. FTRANK D. CRE.\M E R . Sheriff of K ings County. Rltoh. Woodford, Bovee & W allace, plaintiff’s attorneys, 18 W all street. Borough of M anhattan, Now Y o rk City. The following is a diagram of the property to be sold as above described. Nos. 1.071 anci 1,07.^ pulton street: the I L c l e m i c , PrlJn a ry and Kin- Separate class for young 48,11 Fultonr Street, i uiiun The approxim a te am o u n t of Hens or charges to s a tisfy which the above described property 1 b to be sold iB $6,747.13, w ith Interest thereon from September 7, 1899, together with costs and allow­ ance. am o u n ting to$293.75, w ith Interest thereon from September 9, 1899. and the expenses of the sale. The approxim ate am o u n t of taxes, assess­ m e n ts or other liens which are to be allowed to the purchaser out of the purchase money or paid by the Sheriff is $473.00. and Interest.—Dated Sep­ tem b e r 13, 1899. ^ FR A N K b . CREAMER. Sheriff of K ings County. •& 8 sl3 Sw w _’he abo... ,w ....... . 19. 1899. at same hour and place. tober 5. 1899. o6 4t f&tu >vft sale Is hereby adjourned to October ■)our and place.-^Dated Oc- FRA N K D. CREAMER, Sheriff. SUPREM E C O U R T -TH E TRUSTEES OF THE Sustentation Fund of the Reformed Episcopal (Church (u corporation), plaintiff, against Richard MuHowT.ftj^ 'Townsend Bragaw and others, de- fendantB -^n pursuance of a Judgment of fore- closuie and sale, duly granted by the Supreme Court of New York in the above entitled action ;rt of New York in th e above the 3d day of June. 1899. and entered in the office of the Clerk of Orange County. New York, on the 7th daj’ of June. 1899. a certified copy whereof and of the Judgment roll was filed In the of the Clerk of the C< :e of th' the 7th ireof an' offic; of the Clerk of the Cou: on the 14th day of June. ISi the referee appointed In ant 99. I. the subscriber, d by said judgment, will sell a* pubho auction a t the rotunda of the Kings County Court Hou.se, In the Borough of Kings County Court Hou.se. in th e Borough of Brooklyn. In the City of New York and County of Kings. N. Y-. or. the 1st day of November. 1899. a t twelve o'clock noon of that day. the ay. the promises directed In and by saM judgm ent to be sold, and therein described as follows: .^,11 th a t certain lot piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and lmp.'’ovements thereon, situate, lying and being In the City of Brooklyn (now the Borough of Brooklyn In the City of New York). In the Count: of K ings and S tate of New Ycrk. bounded am! described as follows: Beginning at a point In tne southerly side of Halsey street, distant one hun­ dred and thirty feet westerly from the corner formed by the Intersection of tne southerly line of Halaey street with the westerly side of Ralph avenue; running thence southerly’ parallel with Ralph avenue and parr, of the distance through a party w a ll one hundred feet: thence westerly par­ allel w’lth Halsey street elglHeen feet: thence northerly parallel with Ralph avenue and part of the distance through a party wall one hundred feet to Halsey street, and thence e.isterly along Halsey street eighteen feet to the place of beginning. The following is a diagram of the premises to be sold; being Number 75S Halsey street: H a lsoy Street. John H a y s H a m m o n d , th e w e ll know n m in­ in g engineer, w h o figured p r o m i n e n tly in the Jam e s o n raid in S o u th A f r ica in 1896 a n d was on e of fo u r sentenced to d e a th by th e B o er g o v e rnm e n t, gave out a n Interviev/ y e s terd a y in P a r is to a N e w Y ork H e r a ld co rrespondent, in w h ich he sized up th e s i tu a tio n In the T r a n s v a a l and expressed h is p e rsonal opinions re g a r d in g th e dispute b e tw e e n E n g l a n d and th e S o u th A frican R e p u b lic. H e believes th e r e can b? no p o litical sta b i lity or p e r m a ­ nency in S o u th A frica ■without e q u a l ity of civil rig h t s th e r e . E n g l a n d accords these rig h t s In Cape Colony, N a t a l and R h o ­ desia, th e p o litical s ta t u s of th e D u tuh being th e 8anK3 as t h e EngU s h . H e does n o t th in k th e fran c h ise w o u ld prove th e rem e d y fo r all o f th e ex istin g tro u b les In th e T r a n s v a a l . “T h e tro u b l e betw e e n E n g l a n d a n d the T r a n s v a a l is n o t so m u c h due to th e q u e s tio n of th e five or seven y e a r s ' resid e n c e necessary to a c q u i r e the fran c h ise in th e la t t e r co u n tr y a s bona fides In carry in g o u t w h a te v e r re ­ form s m a y be prom ised by t h e B o ers. “I am n o t co n s id e rin g th e m e r its o f the case, b u t I can say th i s ; T h a t 90 p e r cen t, of th e A m e ricans occupying po s itio n s of a n y im­ p o r tan c e In th e T r a n s v a a l side w ith th e B r it­ ish on th e broad ground of th e ju s t i c e of the la t t e r in s istin g upon p o litical eq u a lity . “ A fter th e d e f e a t of th e B r itish a t M a juba th e B r itish tro o p s w e re aese m b le j in such force as to leav e no d o u b t a b o u t the re s u l t of f u r t h e r fighting, but G r e a t B r ita in , th r o u g h G lad s to n e , stay e d h e r h a n d o n e e r ta in condi­ tions. A m o n g th e m o s t p r o m i n e n t of these w a s one th a t B r itish su b jec ts sh o u ld receive th e ''a m e tre a tm e n t a s th e citizen s of th e T r a n s v a a l. A t t h a t tim e , I b e liev e , five y e a r s ’ resid e n c e was necessary to a c q u i r e th e fra n ­ chise, b u t g r a d u a lly th e re q u ir e m e n ts changed, a n d as th e m a t t e r sta n d s to -d a y it Is p r a c t i ­ cally im p o s s ible fo r an E n g lish m a n to o b tain th e fran c h ise. “ S tress Is la id upon th e fra n c h i s e , \ Mr. H a m m o n d saya, \in o r d e r to p r o te c t th e E n g lish an d o t h e r foreign c a p i tal in v e s ted In th e (country. T h e fo r e ig n e r s c o n t r i b u t e to­ day 90 p e r c e n t , of th e ta x a tio n , b u t have n o th in g to say ab o u t how th e m o n e y sh a ll b e sp e n t. T h e B o e r g o v e r n m e n t has a t th is tim e th e pow e r to sen d any re s i d e n t acro s s th e b o r d e r and confiscate h is p r o p e r ty .\ I t Is a fact, h e says, th a t th e re p o r t of th e Boer g o v e r n m e n t w a s in fa v o r of th e U ltlan d e rg g e ttin g red r e s s , but n o th in g w a s don© to c a r r y o u t th e reco m m e n d a tio n s . M r. H a m ­ m o n d th i n k s th a t E n g lan d h a s ta k e n up th e po s itio n th a t w h e n once th e B r itish re s id e n t s have secured political rig h t s o n an eq u a lity w ith th e B o e rs th e y w ill in tim e b e ab le to re ­ d r e s s th e i r ow’n grievances. H e a lso th i n k s th a t th e se tt le m e n t of th e B r itish d isp u te on p ro p e r lIno.s w ill c a u s e th e rapid d e v e lo p m e n t of S o u th A f r ica g e n e r a lly . H e say s it Is an e r r o r to su p p o s e th a t only E n g lish c a p i tal is Invested In S o u th .Africa. A lm o s t every co u n tr y is in te r e s te d th e r e , and A m e rica has n o t m u c h cap ital in v e s ted , but “ the m o s t im p o r t a n t m in in g en g in e e r s th r o u g h o u t S o u th A frica a r e A m e rican s . A l­ m o s t ail th e im p o r tan t tech n ical w o rk is done by A m e ricans. Also a g r e a t a m o u n t of A m e rican m a c h in e r y a n d su p p lies go to S o u th A f r ica.\ C o n tinuing, M r. H a m m o n d sa y s : “K r u g e r had a n o p p o r tu n ity th a t com e s to very few statesm e n —viz., th a t o f reconciling a ll th e opposing and co n f lictin g p o litical in ­ fluences in S o u th A frica a n d stren g th e n in g ; h is rep u b lic so th a t n o ag g r e s s io n o n the p a r t o f G reat B r itain o r o t h e r c o u n tr ies w’ould have been possible. K r u g e r £ o u ld h a / e accom p lished a ll th is if he had. conceded th e fran c h ise and introduced v a r io u s refo r m s th o r o u g h l y a n d efficiently a t a n y tim e d u r in g th e l a s t four o r five years. “ T h e feelin g am o n g a g r e a t m a n y of the y o u n g e r B o e rs, a s also am o n g th e m o re igno­ ra n t of the o ld e r B o e rs. Is one o f confidence in th e i r m ilita r y prow e ss. T h e y re a l l y be­ lieve th e y can whip G reat B r ita in in a con­ flict, b u t I do not th i n k th e B o e r lead e r s have a n y such idea. . C e r ta in ly m e n like G e n e ral Jo u b e r t know th a t such a view would b e preposterous- “ B u t If m e B o ers g o to w a r it Is a fo r e ­ gone conclusion th a t th e y w'ill be subjugated. I do n o t th in k they w ill receive su p p o r t from th e O range F r e e S ta te s to th o e x te n t co n ­ tem p lated . fo r the la t t e r h a v e arm e d and m o u n ted B a s u tojj (Kaffirs) a t th e i r d o o r s who a r c e a g e r to m a k e an a t t a c k on B loem fontein. “ As to th e B o e r forces, I th in k fifteen th o u s a n d som e w h a t co n s e rv a tiv e . P r o b a b ly tw e n ty-five th o u s a n d is n e a r e r the m a rk. T h e y a r e excellent sh o ts, b u t by no m e a n s a s e x p e r t as th e y w 'c re fifteen or tw’en ty y e a r s ago, when they w e re g r e a t wild gam e h u n te r s . “T h e cap tu r e of P r e to r ia by the B r itish w’ould- b r e a k th e backbone of th e w a r. The g e n e r a l n a t u r e of th e co u n tr y w o u ld favor m o d e rn m i l i t a r y tactics. A fter the B r itish have once crossed the T r a n s v a a l b o r d e r they w o u ld g e t in to fairly open co u n tr y , favoring cav a lr y and th e tra n s p o r t of artille r y . “ I f th e E n g lish are iiltim a t e ly victo rio u s th e r e w ill be a very o r u to racial feelin g for a tim e , b u t th is w o u ld g r a d u a lly d lsap o e a r. ‘“rh e T r a n s v a a l B o e rs are so few’ t h a t I do n o t t h i n k th e y would offer an y effective oppo­ sition to tho developm e n t of th e co u n try . I believe also m y s e lf th a t a m a jo r ity of the B o e rs wMll becom e reconciled to B r itish ru le u n d e r altered conditions, because th e y will find, e l i m in a tin g the question of sen ti m e n t, th a t such an a ttitu d e w o u ld be m o re to th e ir a d v a n tag e an d com m e rcial in t e r e s t s . \ IS M A H A L W A Y S B.ESBO N S 1 B L E ? Q u e ry P r o m a P a p e r W h ic h Seem s t q Be­ lie v e in P a t e r n a l i s m . T h e B r o o k ly n E a g le m a k e s th e com m o n e r ­ ro r of a s s u m i n g th a t E d w in M a r k h a m 's poem “T h e M a n W i t h th e H o e \ re f e r s only to th e a g r i c u l t u r a l l a b o r e r . F o r th e benefit of th o s e unab le to d isce r n fo r th e m s e lv e s h is m e a n in g M r. M a r k h a m h a s exp lain e d th a t h e w’ro te of th e o v e r w o r k e d , u n d e r p a id a n d u n e d u c a ted lab o r e r s In m a n y fields. T h e E a g le sa y s : “T h e m a n w ith th e h o e is g e n e r a lly w ith it because he o u g h t to he. If he had m o r e i n h im , h e w o u ld be w ith th e m a ­ chine. C o n d itio n s do n o t m a k e m e n . N e ith ­ e r do o p p o r tu n i tie s . M en m a k e both. O th e r ­ w ise th e y are n o t m e n , b u t se r f s or phono­ g r a p h s . C o n s id e r a tio n fo r clo d h o p p e r s can be c a r r ie d too fa r . \ F a lse a n d c o n tra d ic to r y reaso n in g . .M a rk­ h a m ’s poem a s id e , h a s n 't th e m a n who w o rks w ith th e hoe, w h ich h e m a y ow n , m o re op­ p o r tu n i ty fo r freedom th a n one w h o is “ w ith th e m a c h in e ’’ a n d lik e ly to becom e a m e r e a u to m a to n , as th e m a c h in e is g e n e r a l ly too co s tly fo r th e la b o r e r to o w n ? I t is tru e m e n hav e m u c h to do w ith m a k in g conditions, b u t in th a t view w’e m u s t ta k e m e n collec­ tively. O n th e o th e r h a n d , is n ’t it tru e th a t e n v ir o n m e n t a n d c ir c u m s tan c e s g r e a tly influ­ ence th e c o n d itio n s of in d iv id u a l m e n ? If serfs a r e n o t m e n , a r e th e y doom e d fo r e v e r to serfdom , a n d w o u ld an im p r o v e m e n t in th e i r s u r r o u n d in g s fail to u p l i f t th e m ? M u s t “ c lo d h o p p e r s \ be “clo d h o p p e rs\ alw a y s ? Is th e E a g le a n a m e s a k e of t h e g r e a t A m e rican bird?—C a r t h a g e T r ibune. BAY STATE REPUBLICANS. W. Murray Crane Nominated for Governor at To-day’s Convention. F O irN D ON T H E TB.ACK. BATES FOR SECOND PLACE. THE WHITE PERCH. H e G ives G o o d S p o rt W h e n E lsh e d F o r W i t h a S iiitab le K o d a n d T a c k le. 118 ft. iiiO rt. d § im t of the lien or charge to Ibecl The approxim ate amoi pati.xfy which the aben be sold is$4.642.OS. and ftherther withith COt.*) 96. with Interest thereon from ne. 1S99. together with the f< ( thehe sale.ale. )9, together with cost.*) and allowances amount- i_ng to $313.96. with Interest thereon from the 13th sold is$4.642.OS. and Interest thereon from .Tune 1899. toge w cos s ' m erest togeth« ;mountm e ^ to be allowed to tho day of Ju expenses of t s The approximate a ount of taxes, assessments other Hens which a re to be allowed r oth e r liens w purchaser out of the purchase money or paid bv the referee Is $------- . and interest. -STEPHEN W. FTJLLERTO.V. Referee. I t ’ Broadway. Borough of M anhattan. New York City. W alter C. Anthony. P ltff’s. A tty.. Newburgh. N. Y. ___________ __ _______________ o6 7t P&Tu A M ISSIN -G L I N K V E H I C L E . *Whlle F r e n c h an d A m e r ican m o tor m a n u - factu r e n s seem b e n t on e lim in a tin g all h o rse- d raw n vehicles, a G e rm a n in v e n to r , Jo s e p h V o llm e r, has evolved a device d e s tin e d to b r id g e th o gap betw e e n th e old e r a a n d th e new . A lready h is in v e n tio n h a s been applied to th e po s tal d e liv e r y w a g o n s of th e G e rm a n E m p ire , and It is sta t e d th a t th e e n t i r e cost of th i s new g o v e r n m e n t co n tr a c t has been m o re th a n offset to th e po s tal a u th o r ltle e by th e g r e a t sav in g of m o n e y fo r m e r ly sp e n t In po s t h o r s e s . In ad d itio n to th i s h a s been a g r e a t s a v in g of tim e in po s tal d e liv e r ie s , th o new ly tran a f o r m e d w a g o n s co v e r ing tw ice th e i r fo r m e r d istan c e s . Now, th e device ha.s been p a te n ted in th is c o u n tr y , a n d n e g o tia­ tio n s a r e being m a d e by sev e r a l larg e c a r ­ ria g e m a n u f a c tu r e r s to co n v e r t th e i r e n t i r e sto c k of old fashioned veh icles Into auto.m o- blles b y th e sim p le s u b s t i t u t i o n of th e s e de­ ta c h a b l e m o tors In place of th e fo r m e r fro n t w h eelfl a n d d r i v e r s ’ boxes. T h u s a n y old sta g e coach or h o rse d r a w n fo u r - w h e e ler can h e co n v e r ted In to a m o to r v e h icle, and one an d th e sam e m o to r can be u s e d for d ifferent Btj’les of vehicles, su c h as h e a v y tru c k s , de­ liv e r y w a g o n s, o r p le a s u r e c a r r ia g e s .—A u to­ m o b ile M a g a z ine. A COW B O Y ’S S W E E T H E A R T . B e s s ie a i n ’t no pink of fashion, A in ’t of 'rlsto c r a tic breed. A in ’t a g a l th a t ’s b u ilt fo r m a s h i n ’ D u d e s w ith b r a in s th a t ’s gon% to seed; D o e s n ’t u s e no p a in t n o r pow d e r M a k in ’ up a bogus face. A n ’ she d o e s n ’t n e v e r crow d h e r — S e lf In co rsets w ith th e lace Y a n k e d so t ig h t a b o s s ’d lay D o w n if cinched up that-a-w a y . N e v e r s t a n d s before h e r m irro r F u r an h o u r to sm irk a n ’ s m ile A t h e r sh a d d e r, a c t i n ’ n e a r e r L ik e a m o n k e y an im ile T h a n a h u m a n g a l, a n ’ n e v e r See h e r s e t w ith w o rried a i r In a d e s p e r a te endeavor T o decide w h a t du d s to w e a r A t a p a r ty th a t ’ll m a k e O th e r g a ls shy ’ro u n d th e cake. J e s t a p u r t y ra n c h e r m a iden W ith a au to m a tic sm ile; G a l yon nev’e r ketch a tra d i n ’ C o m fort fu r oneasy style. S a m e bew itch ln ’ l i t t l e p le a s a n t C r i t t e r ’ro u n d t h e house a ll daj As w h e n com p a n y Is p r e s e n t. O r th e p reach e r com e s to stay F u r tho chicken d in n e r h e r A n ’ h e r m a r are n o ted fur. I hav e seed th e g a ls of fa.shlon In th e c i t i e s ’ a n ’ m y eyes S o r t o’ snapped to see ’em flashlu* 'R o u n d lik e bogus bu tterflies, B u t I n e v e r saw a c r i t t e r O f th e aristo c r a c y T h a t I’d h a v e If I could g i t ’er— B e s s ie’s good enough fu r mo. If h e r b e a u t y ain ’t .so fine, Y o u can b e t it’s g e n u in e ! T h o s e w h o h a v e ta k e n th e w h ite p e r c h on a lig h t ro d a n d tack le w ill u n d e r s tan d th a t h i s rig h t to be classed a m o n g g e n u in e gam e fishes Is n o t u n ju s tifiab ly u r g e d In th© f o llo w ­ in g a r t i c l e co n tr ib u te d to F o r e s t and S tream by F. M. Jo h n s o n : A m o n g th e gam e fish in th i s co u n tr y th e w h ite perch Is b u t ra r e ly m e n tio n e d . H o w ­ ever, u n d e r th e rig h t circu m s tan c e s h e show s good fig h tin g q u a litie s an d m a k e s a g r e a t b a t ­ tle. 'W h ile th e s e fish are cau g h t in riv e r s , sm a ll p o n d s a n d la k e s w h e re th e w a te r s a r e b r a c k ­ ish, y e t in th e s e lo c a lities th e y ra r e l y a t t a i n m u c h w e ig h t a n d size, an d b e in g ra t h e r sm a ll a r e n o t b o u g h t after. In th e places m e n ­ tioned th e e a r ly m o rn in g is th e b e s t fishing tim e . S h r im p s a r e th e b e s t b a it. If th e y can be ob tain e d . N e x t in v a lu e a r e w o rm s , pieces of fish o r sm a l l strin g s of p o rk . A s c e r tain w h e re th e fish a r e risin g r th e n g e t a s n e a r to th e sp o t as possible, an d w ith o u t a sin k e r , save p e r h a p s o n e sm a ll s p lit sh o t, m a k e re ­ p e a ted c a s ts an d strik e qu ick ly . U se a lig h t ro d a n d reel and a sin g le g u t h o o k o f a m e ­ dium size. If an y of t h e sm a ll fry of liv e b a it can be p ro c u red , th e fish w ill ta k e t h e m 're a d ­ ily. L a te in th e afternoon is also a good tim e for fishing. In th e l a r g e lak e s t h e w h ite p e r c h a r e found in deep w a ter, a n d a r e larg e , s tr o n g a n d full o f fight. W h ile a few a r e ta k e n on a tro l lin g sp in n e r , o n ly la r g e n u m b e r s a r e tak e n when still fishing. A sm a ll sin k e r is placed on th e lin e a little above th e g u t of th e h o o k , th e lin e allow 'ed to reach b o tto m , w h e n It Is reeled in a b o u t a foot o r p u lled up th i s d is­ tan c e if a h a n d lin e is m a d e u s e of. ’Then th e fish e rm a n , k e e p i n g h is b a it m o v ing a little , w a its fo r a b ite . L ive b a it, m innow s , chubs, r a n k first as lu r e s ; next is a good fa t wonm. D u rin g th e la t t e r p a r t of A u g u s t of th is y e a r I w a s b a s s fishing in ou e of th e large M aine lakes, h a v in g w ith m© m y son, a lad of t i . I u s e d flies alm o s t en tire ly , w h ile the boy trie d th e sp in n e r w o rm an d live b a i t —th e little ch u b s fo u n d in s a l t o r b r a c k ish w a ter— to u g h little chaps, ten a c io u s of life, easily tra n s p o r te d , b u t ra th e r d a r k a s re g a r d s th e ir coloring. Good catchee of b a s s h a d been tak e n , b u t a lw a y s th e m a jo r ity , g e n tly d e ­ tach e d from th e hook, w e re th r o w n ag a i n into th e lak e to grow la r g e r and la t e r to fu r n ish sp o r t to o t h e r follow e rs of W a lto n . W h ile re s t i n g on one of th e c h a r m in g b its of g reen a n d ro c k s th a t give b e a u ty to th e w a ters, w a i t i n g fo r th e fish to be done to a tu r n . I noticed In a little pool a tin y fish -d a r ti n g g r a c e f u lly ab o u t. Success cam e to m e a n d I cap t u r e d th i s specim e n , a b r ig h t silv e r sp a r k of life no t know n to m e . T h e g u ide said It w a s an ale- w ife an d ad d e d th a t Ju s t a t th i s season p lenty o f them could be found a t c e r ta i.i h o u r s of th e day in th e eel p o ts a t th e o th e r end of th e lake, ju s t below th e dam . N e v e r had I seen su c h a sp a r k lin g b a i t o r o n e th a t should b e so r e a d i l y tak e n —an Ideal bait, ex c e p t fo r th e e x tre m e ten d e r n e s s an d b e in g v e r y h a r d to keep a liv e . H o w e v e r, th e n e x t day b e f o r e s t a r t i n g ou t, q u ite a n u m b e r w e re secured. M any died in sp ite of my efforts to a e r a t e and fresh e n th e w a ter in w h ich th e y w e re placed. W e row e d d ire c tly to a fav o rite ground a n d selected a good po s itio n . I t w a s 11 o ’clo c k ; t h e r e w e re c lear sk ies and a g e n tle breeze w a s s t i r r i n g th e su r f a c e of th e lake. The lad used a lig h t rod an d reel an d single hook. My ro d w e ighed a b o u t 6 o u n c e s and I had a fa i r l y lig h t reel, a s tr o n g single lead e r and th r e e sin g le g u t h o o k s in place of the u s u a l flies. T h e live b a i t w a s hooked d ir e c tly th ro u g h the h e a d , j u s t in fro n t of th e eyes. .Many ripple.*? about th e b o a t m a d e by fish b r e a k in g w e re noticed. T h e baits h a r d ly touf'hed th e w a t e r before th e y w e re w e ll taken. E a c h tim e I secured th r e e fish, s t r i k i n g the first one w e ll an d allow ing h im to sw im about u n til th e re m a in in g hooks held a fish. The lad w a s k e p t h a r d a t w o rk, secu r in g a fish a t each cast. Several boats w e re n e a r us. I*' gave som e of th e dead alew ives to a fisher­ m a n in the n e a r e s t boat, an d out of th e lot we w e re th e only ones th a t luck sm iled upon. Soon th e little silvery b a its w e re used, but now the perch w e re In a good b itin g mood, and w o rm s , nieces of fish o r pork, etc., w ere tak e n w e ll, w h ile the larg e body of fish seem e d to keep betw e e n the boats, w h e re th e b a it, I believe, tru l y had held them . T h e fish e r m a n , to whom I had given all I could sp a r e or th e alew ives, being th e pro ­ p r ie to r o f a la r g e hotel n e a r by, said he could use every fish I was w illin g to let h im have. T h is being th o c a s e , , w e k e p t on fishing, and glorious sp o r t it was. T h e lad an d m y s e lf took 267 w h ite perch w ith rod an d reel in P l a t f o r m E x p r e s s e s C o n fidence T h a t C o n g r e s s W i l l E s t a b l i s h a F r e e G o v ­ e r n m e n t i n P h i l ip p i n e s . B o s ton, O c tober 6—T h e R e p u b lican S tate C o n v e n tion fo r th e n o m ination o f can d id a tes fo r G o v e rnor, L ieu ten a n t- G o v e r n o r , Secre­ ta r y o f S ta te , 'T reasurer, A u d ito r and A tto r ­ ney G e n e r a l w a s held In M u sic H a ll to-day. U n u s u a l In te r e s t developed In th e convention som e tim e ago, ow ing to a c o n te s t betw e e n G e n e r a l C u r tis G u ild, jr., a n d Jo h n L. D a tes, S p e a k e r of t h e H o u se of R e p r e s e n tativ e s , for th e n o m in a tio n fo r L ieu ten a n t- G o v e r n o r , b u t th e cau c u s e s w h ich re s u lte d In th e favor of M r. Bat*:)u w e re followed by G e n e r a l G u ild’s w ith d r a w a l, an d th e n a tte n tio n w a s directed to c o n te s ts fo r th e n o m in a tio n fo r S ta te T r e a s u r e r an d fo r S ta te A u d ito r betw e e n sev­ eral can d id a tes. T h e r e w a s a good atte n d a n c e of delegates an d sp e c tato r s . I t w a s 10:20 o ’clock w h e n th e convention w a s called to o r d e r by Colonel A. H . G o e t- tln g , th e re t i r i n g ch a irm a n of th e s t a t e cen­ tra l co m m ittee. C o m m ittees on cred e n tials, p e r m a n e n t o r ­ g a n izatio n , re s o lu tio n s an d b a llo ts w e re th e n appointed. A f t e r a recess o f tw e n ty m in u tes th e c o m m itte e on cred e n tials m a d e a p a r tia l re p o r t in o r d e r th a t th e convention m ig h t proceed, sh o w in g th e presen c e o f 1,754 dele­ g a te s , re p r e s e n ti n g th irty - tw o cities and 321 tow n s . T h e co m m ittee on p e r m a n e n t o r g a n i­ zatio n th e n p r e s e n ted Its rep o r t. A co m m ittee w a s appointed to esco r t Colo­ n e r M e lvin O. A d a m s to th e ch a ir. W h en M r. A d a m s ap p e a red upon th e p latfo r m loud ch e e r s an d ap p lau s e filled th e hall. In ac­ cep tin g the ch a ir m a n s h ip of th e conventloo, Mr. A d a m s delivered an a d d r e s s in which rid i c u le of th e D e m o c ratic p a r t y of M a s sa­ c h u s e tts an d its platform and criticism of' th e N a tio n a l p a r ty were p r o m in e n t featu r e s as well as elo q u e n t com m e n d a tion of both sta t e an d n a tio n a l R e p u b licanism . W illiam H . H a il of Springfield p resen ted th e re p o r t of th e com m ittee on resolutions. T h e p latfo r m c o n g r a tu lates th e natio n upon th e au s p icio u s re s u lts w h ich have follow e d the re s to r a tio n of th e R e p u b lican p a r ty to pow e r, fav o rs th e developm e n t of o u r m e r ch a n t m a r in e , opposes tru s t s a n d m o n o p o lies, ex p r e s s e s confidence in the p a tr io tic ideals of P r e s i d e n t M cK inley, com m e n d s th e ta c t w ith w h ich he has m e t m a n y perp lex in g p roblem s a r i s i n g from th e w a r. expresses confidence th a t C o n g ress w ill e s tab lish and m a in ta in in th e P h ilippines a go v e rn m e n t a s free a n d as p rogressive as o u r o-wn, praises th e v a lo r a n d heroism of o u r soldiers, fa ­ vors s t r i n g e n t n a tu r a liz a t io n law s , condem n ? ly n c h in g s a n d ren e w s a lleg ian c e to th e cause of civ il serv ice reform . A m o tion th a t th e convention proceed to the n o m in a tio n of officers h a v in g been car­ ried, C o n g ressm a n G e o rge P. L a w rence of N o rth A d a m s p resen ted th e nam e of L ieu­ te n a n t G o v e rn o r W . M u rray C rane for gov­ ern o r . T h e n o m ination w a s m a d e by acclam a ­ tion. W h e n th e applause w h ich greeted th e an ­ n o u n c e m e n t of L ieu ten a n t G o v e rnor C rane’s nom ination had subsided. G e n e ral C u r tis Guild, jr., rose to p r e s e n t th e nam e of Jo h n L. B a tes for lie u te n a n t governor. T h e sound of G e n e r a l G u ild ’s voice aw a k e n e d th e g r e a t- eet o v a tio n of the convention. C h e e r upon ch e e r w a s g iven an d th e tu m u lt lasted fo r sev­ eral m in u tes. A t len g th G e n e r a l G u ild succeeded in m a k ­ ing h im s e lf h e a r d , an d in a b r ie f speech placed In n o m in a tio n th e m a n w ith w hom , u n til a few d a y s ago. h e had com p e ted for th e can d i­ dacy. M r. B a tes w a s nom in a ted by accla­ m a tion. H o s e a M. K n o w lton of N e w B edford, a t ­ to rn e y g e n e r a l, and W illiam N. Olln of Bos­ ton, se c r e ta r y o f state, w e re renom inated by acclam a tion. T h e n th e co n test f o r a u d ito r w a s Introduced. S e n a to r A. S. Roe of W o r c e s ter placed G e n e ral John W . K im b a ll of F it c h b u r g , tbe present a u d ito r . In nom ination. W . H . Schofield of M a lden n o m in a ted H e n ry E . T u r n e r of M al­ den a n d C o n g ressm a n W illiam H. M oody of H a v e r h ill p r e s e n ted th e nam e of S a m u e l W . G e o rge of H a v e r h ill. J. W . K im b a ll of F it c h b u r g w ae nom in a ted for S t a t e A u d ito r on th e first ballot. A P o r m e r S h e e p s h e a d B a y Cab D r i v e r K i l le d b y a T r a in . The body o f Jo h n B y rnes, a cab d r iv e r of One H u n d r e d a n d E ig h ty - n in th s t r e e t and T h ird a v e n u e , M a n h a ttan , w a s found on the New Y o rk an d H a r lem R a ilro a d tra c k s a t F o r d h a m th is m o rning. I t is believed by the police th a t th e m a n com m itted suicide. The body w a s dl-scovered by tbe crew of E n g in e C o m p a n y No. 48, w'hich was on its way to a fire. It waa badly m u tilated and lying on th e tra c k , w h ich is in a cut ru n n in g som e fe e t below th e s t r e e t a t th a t point. The police w e re notified a n d they sen t the body to th e F o r d h a m M o rgue. In th e clothing was found a re c e i p t for a h o rse bought fo r$25 in th e H a r lem H o r s e M a r k e t by John B y rnes. M rs. Z im m e r m a n , who keeps a boarding house a t One H u n d red and E i g h ty - n in th stre e t a n d C o lum b u s avenue, w’ent to the m o rgue and identified th e body as th a t of a m a n w h o b o a rded w ith her. She said th a t B y rnes w a s in Sheepshead B a y d u r in g th e sum m e r, w h e re ho d rove a cab u n til the season ended. T h e n he sold th e cab for $45. H e re tu r n e d the day before y e s ­ terd a y a n d said he had been robbed of$40 and th a t he had only $5 in th e w o rld. He w e n t to M o rris P a r k y e s te r d a y 'an d b e t on the races an d lost. H e re tu r n e d hom e , b u t le f t th e house la t e r an d n o th in g m o re was know n of h i s m o v e m e n ts. He w a s 22 y e a r s old. DBGGEIT INDIGTIflENT FDLLDIIIIED EXDNERAIIDN. The ScKool Committee, However, Did Not Present Its Evidence to the Federal Authorities. MALICE NOW CHARGED. D o g g e t t ’s L a w y e r S a y s H i s C lien t H a d R e p r o v e d Byi-ne an d B e r n a r d fo r N e g lect of D u ty . PREFER THE OPEN CARS. H e a l t h C o m m issio n e r B lack R e c e iv e s T h r e e P r o t e s t s A g a i n s t T h e ir R e ­ m o v a l a t T h is T im e . Dr. R o b e r t A. B lack, t h e local h e a l th officer, h a s receiv e d th r e e le t t e r s p r o te s tin g a g a in s t th e rem o v a l of th e open cars from the su rface lin e s of t h e B rooklyn R a p id T r a n s it C o m p a n y . O d d ly enough, tw o of th e s e le tte r s a r e from w o m en. T h e doctor w ill not give th e nam e s, fo r he th i n k s th a t th e com m u n ications a r c of a confidential n a tu r e , b u t h e com m e n ted to-*» day on t h e fact th a t b u t one of h is correspond­ en ts on th e su b jec t of open cars was a m a n . T h is w r i t e r w a s a sm o k e r and he was w o rried le s t th e railro a d com p a n y should force him to rid e on a re a r platform w h ile he was sm o k ing. H e also a s k e d th a t th e h e a lth officials send Inspectors o u t to p r e ­ v e n t p a s s e n g e r s in th e sm o k ing cars of the elevated lin e s from p u ttin g th e i r feet on the seats. \ I w o u ld ride on th e elev a ted ro a d s ,\ said th e corresp o n d e n t, \if I could be sure th a t m y c lo th in g w o u ld not be spoiled by s i t t i n g on th e se a ts.\ One of th e wom en who w rote to th e doctor w a n ted open c a r s ru n all w in ter on t h e G reene and G a tes lino. \ I w a n t m y d a u g h ters to have all th e fresh a i r they can get and I do no t w a n t to have them cooped up in a close car w ith all so r ts of people. Give u s open cars.\ T h e o t h e r w o m a n w a s also an x io u s to have open c a r s a ll w inter. As a m a t t e r of fa c t th e h e a lth officials u n d e r section 188 of th e o rd i­ nances h a v e no rig h t to com pel the com p a n ies to run closed c a r s a t all tim e s . All th a t Is re ­ qu ired of th e com p a n y by th e ordinance is th a t th e r e sh a ll Ite one closed car in every four r u n on each road. A s a m a tte r of fact th e B rooklyn -Rapid T r a n s i t Com p any Is try i n g to place a l l th e closed c a r s possible on its lines, lines. THE LEONA STILL BURNING. T h e M a l lo r y L i n e r ’s C a rgo W ill P r o h - a h l y Be u T o tal Loss*—V e s s e l B a d ly D a m a g e d . FIELDING ARRAIGNED. F o r m e r D e p u ty C o m m issioner P le a d s N o t G u i l ty t o F o u r N e w I n d i c t m e n t s . To Be T r ied O c tober 23. F o r m e r D e p u ty C ity W o r k s C o m m issioner R o b e r t W. F i e l d i n j w a s arra ig n e d th i s m-orn- ing before Ju s tic e Jo s iah T. .Marean In P a r t I of th e S u p r e m e C o u rt to plead to th e fo u r new in d ic tm e n ts found In M ay last fo r con­ niving a t th e au d it of false an d frau d u le n t bills a g a i n s t th e C ity o f B rooklyn, w ith In­ te n t to d e frau d . T h e b ills w ere for w ork done u n d e r a c o n tr a c t fo r e a r t h filling fo r r e ­ paving New U trech t avenue. F ield in g w a s convicted la s t y e a r of*a sim ­ ilar ch a r g e , th e bills being for w o rk done on N e p tune av e n u e for e a r th filling over th e w a ter m a in. T h e case w e n t to th e C o u rt of -\ppeals an d w a s th e r e rev e rsed on t h e ground th a t D istric t A ttorney (now Ju s tice) M arean T h e .M allory L ine steam s h ip L e o n a ’s cargo was b u r n in g fiercely in the fo r w a rd p a r t of the h o ld th is m o r n in g and th e low e r p o r th o les rellected a ru d d y g la r e th r o u g h th e ra i n and m ist. T h e fireboat N e w Y o rker, w h ich lies on th e s t a r b o a r d side of the L e o n a , w a s play­ ing lively stre a m s In to th e fo r e p a r t of th e ship, an d stre a m s w e re a l s o being played from th e pier. T h e v e s s e l w a s sunk l a s t n ig h t a t P i e r 20. E a s t R iver, M a n h a ttan. The p la te s of th e sh ip w e re too h o t in th e forw a rd p a r t a n d am id s h ip s for the stev e d o res and lo n g s h o rem e n to a tte m p t to b o a r d her. In th e a f t e r p a r t of th e ship th e fire h a d been suppressed d u r in g th e night, and th e p lates hav in g been cooled off, p r e p a r a tio n s were being m a d e to break in to th e ‘carg o in the ste r n of th e ship. The L e o n a lies th r e e - f o u r th s subm e r g e d , h e r starb o a r d deck an d ra i l aw a s h . She is on h e r beam en d s and it is im p o s s ible to walk erect upon h e r unsubm e r g e d deck. H e r pole m a s ts in d icate an a n g l e of a b o u t 40 degrees and to w e r o v e r the fireboat In to th e d e r r ic k tim b e r s of one o f t h e .M e rritt-C h a p m a n w reck­ ing steam e rs. Sm o k e and steacn a r c Issuing from a l l h e r fo r w a rd p o r ts ex c e p t th e low e r p o r ts on tbe p o r t Bide of th e bows, which a r e ro s e colored from th e fierce blaze Inside. T h e L e o n a , C a p tain W ilder, eig h t day s from G a lveston, c a m e in w ith fier carg o on fire y e s terd a y afte r n o o n , and in s tead of a t once sen d in g in a fire a l a r m C a p tain W ild e r en­ deavored to cope w ith th© em e rgency w ith his crew a n d som e o f th o dock lab o r e r s se n t to aid him by .Mr. C h a r les .Mallory. T h e fire g a in e d such h e a d w a y th a t i t becam e n e c e s s a r y to send In an alarm , w h ich was done, how e v e r, w ith g r e a t relu c tan c e , as tb e L e o n a h a s earn e d a very u n d e s ir a b le re p u ta ­ tion a s a fire ship, an d C h a rles M a llory is av e r s e to h e r g a in in g m o re n o to r i e ty as a bad luck sh ip . H e r cargo, which co n s ists of Jute, cotton and rags, is v a riously e s tim a ted as w o rth from$10C.00O to $200,000. and th e ves­ sel h e r s e lf a t$100,000, a lth o u g h sh e co s t th ree tim e s th a t a m o u n t to build. On M ay 0, 1S97, a few hours a f te r th e L e o n a had le f t N ew Y o rk fo r G a lveston, she was found to be afire, and th irtee n stee r a g e p a s ­ sen g e r s w e re burned to death. The L e o n a pu t back to New Y o rk and proceeded to unload h e r c a r g o w ithout n o tifying tb e police or F ire D e p a r tm e n t of th e condition of affairs on b o a r d an d th e police had to m a k e an im ­ p e r a tiv e dem a n d upon C h a r les M a llory an d the cap tain of the Leona for sufficient infor- cnatlon to n o tify th e co ro n e r of th e c a t a s ­ tro p h e . used lan g u a g e in sum m ing up for th e people th e ^ m a n n e ^ I have m e n tio n e d ; also^so:pe ten j w a s no t w a rran ted \by th e testim o n y ad ­ duced on th e trial. H e n ry E. F ln k le, a OBITUARY. ST A T E IM M I O B A T I O N . W isconsin b o a s ts of a S tate B o a rd of I m m i­ g r a t i o n en g a g e d In th e la u d a b le w o rk of per- B u a d lng people to m o v e from o n e p a r t o f tb e s t a t e in t o a n o t h e r p a r t. H O N E Y SPO N G E S . By u tiliz in g a ra t h e r o r ig in a l Idea a suc­ cessful bee k e e p e r h a s p ro c u r e d m o r e th a n double th e q u a n tity of honey from h is bees d u r in g th e la s t two seasons. H a v in g com e to th e conclusion th a t h is bees seem e d to spend m o re tim e in m a k ing th e ir com b s th a n in p ro c u r in g honey, he a t first did aw a y w ith tbe n a tu r a l com b by giving them on e m a d e In the u s u a l m a n n e r of wax. B u t th i s seem e d to h a v e a d e t r im e n ta l effect on th© bees, m a n y dying. I t w aa then th a t ho stru c k ou t on an original lin e . He procured som e very larg e W e s t In d ian sponges, w a shed them thoroughly and th e n p u t them Into th e hives. T h e b e e s took to them im m e ­ d iately , w ith ex tr e m e ly lu c r a tiv e re s u lts, as In s tead of w a s tin g a lo t of tim e in b u ild in g th e i r com b s th e y spend all th e su m m e r col­ le c tin g honey.— C in c in n a ti E n q u i r e r . o r tw e lv e baas, the la r g e s t one w e ighing an even 4 pounds. E v e ry fish tak e n was, im m e d iately killed. T h is, In m y opinion, should alw a y s be done, a s It sav e s an y possible suffering, k e e p s tbe fish In b e t t e r condition a n d sav e s g e ttin g ugly, ill h e a lin g scratc h e s from th e fins, p a r tic u la r ly w'lth w h ite p e rch, for a p r ick from th e i r fins seem s ra t h e r poisonous. T h e p h lte perch a r e m o s t d e licious e a t in g a n d can be cooked in a v a r ie ty of ways. The only excuse offered fo r th is a r tic le is sim p ly th i s : T h a t w ith lig h t tack le, rod, reel, lead e r a n d hooks, live b a it, especially a sh in ­ ing one lik e th e little alew ives, m o s t ex c e llen t sp o r t can be obtained, an d th a t th e w h ite perch u s u a ll y found in the deep w a ters of th e larg e lak e s can be lured to th e su r f a c e and tem p ted in to sh a r p b itin g m o o d s. .And w ith the re m e m b r a n c e of th a t rap r n in g a n d of Its ex c itin g sp o r t, I would plead fo r him th a t bis nam e be added to th e lis t of gam e fishes, as his stro n g ru s h e s for lib e r ty , his sh a r p b itin g and his good fighting on a lig h t ta c k le m a k e him w o r th y of r e c o g n ition: a l s o w ith th e hope th a t to m y fellow sp o rtsm e n th is d e s c r ip tio n of m e thods of cap tu r e m a y be of som e value and in t e r e s t an d will a t a fu t u r e lim e give them all “ Good lu c k .\ dum m y of D a n iel Doody, sen t in several bills, each being u n d e r th e $2,000 lim it, an d these b ills w e re passed by F ielding. Ju d g e Steele th in k s th a t th o new in d ictm e n ts will be stro n g e r fo r th e people th a n th e in d ictm e n ts on w h ich F ield in g was first tried. A f te r th e fo u r new in d ictm e n ts w e re found a g a i n s t F ie ld in g la s t sp r in g C h a rles J. P a t ­ terson m'oved before Judge A splnall In th e C o u n ty C o u rt to dism iss them on th e ground th a t illegal a n d im p roper evidence had been received by th e G rand Ju r y an d th a t sufficient legal evidence was n o t given before th a t body to au th o r iz e th e finding of th e In d ict­ m e n ts . J\idge .Asplnall, in a long opinion d is­ m issed th e raoti-on and said th a t th e r e was sufficient leg a l evidence given before th e G rand Ju r y to w a r r a n t th e finding of th e fo u r new Ind ictm e n ts. T h i s m o r n i n g A s s ista n t D istric t A tto r n e y W illiam J. Griffin ap p e a red before Ju s tic e M a rean w ith th e defen d a n t, w h o la out on$1,000 bail on each of th e four Indictm e n ts , and M r. E n o o f the office of C h a rles J. P a t ­ te r s o n , counsel_ fo r F ield in g , rep resen ted l l L C l C a i c l l i U t > l l i CM . A U L U M 7 L i i U C g l Y C ... v .. .... x 1 t O V i l t C U p le a s u r e in a tria l in 'w h i c h I w ish th e m F ielding. M r. Eno said th a t F ield in g w a ived P A S S I N G OF OLD M E A S U R E S . T h e to n , th e bu s h e l an d th e pound w e re th e old te r m s of m e a s u r e m e n t g e n e r a lly , b u t these are p a s s in g aw a y . W h e n people a r e asked about a n y t h i n g now th e y g e n e r a lly ans;ver by th e carload. I t Is so w ith ore, w ith c a t tle, w ith lu m b e r .w lth potatoes, w ith fru it. “ S o u th ­ ern C a l i l o r n i a w ill ship 15,000 carlo a d s of oiange.a th i s y e a r .\ said a C a llfo r n lan . “ I d a h o w ill th i s y e a r ship ------ carlo a d s of fr u i t an d potatoes?,\ say s the Idaho m a n . \B in g h a m shipped dow n ------ carloads of o re la s t w e e k ,\ says th e B ln e h a m m a n . T h e pound a n d th o ton belong now to th e re ta il trad e and they are n o t alw a y s convertible term s . T h a t is, a to n o f coal does no t alw a y s m e a n 2,000 ; pounds, u n le s s you know’ the coal d e a ler. C a r - I load is th e fav o rite term . W e heard a lady 1 rem a r k y e s te r d a y : \ I w ish to gracio u s th a t I s o m e in s p ir e d m a n w’ould sh ip in h e r e a c a r ­ load of se r v a n t g ir l s ,’’—S a lt L a k e T r ib u n e . DOOM E D TO F A I L , W’ag g —I d o n 't th in k W ig g in s will e v e r su c ­ ceed. W lgg— Y o u d o n ’t? TV’hy, h e h a s th e In v e n ­ tiv e n e s s of a w a rd p o litician . W a g g —Y e s ; b u t h e h a s n ’t g o t th e n e r v e of a co r p o r a tio n la w y e r .~ C I e v e la n d L e a d e r . th e read in g of the In d ictm e n ts and pleaded not g u ilty . T h e q u e s tio n of th e tim e of th e trial of F ield in g w a s then discussed. Mr. E n o said th a t it would be im p o s s ible fo r M r. P a t t e r ­ son. ow ing to bis en g a g e m e n ts, try i n g th e case b e f o r e th e fo u r th week In O c tober. It was finally ag reed th a t F ield in g should be placed on t r i a l In P a r t V of t h e S u p rem e C o u rt on O c to b e r 23. X - B A Y S R E S T O R E SIG H T . T h e y R e v e a l a T u m o r T h a t C a u sed P a r a l y s i s a s W e ll a s B lin d n e s s . C h icago, O c tober 6— H a r r i e t H e tlb u th , 5 y e a r s old a n d for tw o years blind a n d a p a r a ­ ly tic, h a s had her sig h t and the u.se of h e r lim b s resto r e d th r o u g h th e agency of the X - rays. Tw o y e a r s ago th e child, w h ile play in g , fell from a porch to th o siclewulk, a d istan c e of 16 feet, fstriking on h e r head. T h e fall left h e r to ta lly blind and w ith h e r rig h t sid e paralyzed. A few days ago th e X - r a y s w ere ap p lied , an d rev e a led a tu m o r th e size of an egg p r e s s ­ ing on th e b r a in . T h e s k u l l was tre p h in e d d ir e c tly over th e cyst, as show n in th e s k i a ­ g r a p h , and tb e tu m o r rem o v e d . The child w a s ab le to m o v e h e r lim b s on recovering con­ sciousness a n d ie now g r a d u a lly reco v e r in g h e r sig h t. M rs. J o h n M . Lode'w^ick. T h e d e a t h of M rs. E m m a L inda O sborn Lodew’ick, w’Idow of Jo h n -M. Lodew lck, o c c u r­ red e u d d e n l y y e s terd a y aftern o o n a t h e r home. 115 P a r k place, as th e re s u l t of an a tta c k of apoplexy. T h e deceased w a s 96 y e a r s of age and th e d a u g h te r of O z las O sborn of W est Som e rs, W e u tchoster C o u n ty. N. Y., who was th e D e m o c ratic re p r e s e n ta tiv e from his d i s t r i c t In th e le g islatu r e of 1808, w a s one of i th e m o s t p r o m in e n t Jeffersonian Democrat!? ; . , . of th a t period in h is county, and held a re- : sp o n s ib le position In -New Y o rk C ity at tim e of his (Uoth. W h e n Mr.*?, L o d e w lck w a s [ about 20 yearn old she cam e w ith h e r fam ily to t live In New Y o rk C ity, w h e re she re.sided un- . til tw e n ty - th r e e years ago, w h e n sh e cam e to ! B rooklyn. She was m a rried in 1828. T h e de- ! ceased w a s a wom an of u n u s u a l in te lle c tu a l ; a t t a i n m e n t s an d re ta in e d poesesslon of all h e r ; facu lties u n til th e day of h e r death. S h e took an activ e inlercsf. in ch u rch a n d p h ila n ­ th r o p ic w o rk and w a s the oldest m e m b e r of G race M. E. C h u rch, Seventh av e n u e and .St. Jo h n s place. She is survived by a d a u g h ter. M rs. Jamc!^ Seym o u r of A u b u rn, N. Y.. a son John M. L o d e w lck: th r e e g ran d s o n s and a g r a n d d a u g h te r . T h e death of h e r hu s b a n d oc­ cu rred th i r t e e n years ago a t th e age of 8.5. | F u n e r a l services w ill be held on M o n d ay af- | ternoon a t h e r la t e residence. M rs. M a r ie \W arth. M rs. M arie W a r th , widow of John F. W a r th , a once fam o u s hotel keeper of Bay Ridge, died a t h e r hom e, 704 P r e s id e n t s t r e e t , T u e s ­ day, in th e 67th y e a r of h e r age. M rs. W a r th was born In W itten b e r g . G e rm a n y , an d cam e to B rooklyn forty-five years ago. S h e m a r ­ ried M r. W a r th sh o r tly a f terw a r d am i for th i r t y years they lived in tho T e n th W ard, •w'here th e y kep t a bakery for m a n y years. Tw o sons. Jo h n an d .\ilo!ph, survive her. ns do fo u r grand'‘‘h ild r c n . T h e fu n e r a l was held th is a f tern o o n :it 2 o ’clock from her l a t e home, and lh<* R ev. Mr. I>ooh officiated. T h e burial will be in Greenwood. D ie tr ich W e b n e r. T h e r e Is a decided difference o f opinion b ^ tw e e n t^he F e d e r a l G ran d Ju r y an d th e Com­ m e rcial H igh School co m n ilu e c as to th e pos­ sible g u i l t of M'ilUum E. D o g g e tt, vice p r in c i­ pal of th e B o y s ’ H igh S:hool, ch a r g e d w ith o p e n in g tho le tte r s 0 / tw o te a c h e r s in o r d e r to use th e contents to h is own good. A f ter a th o r o u g h and sea r c h in g in v e s t ig a ti o n of th e ch a r g e s ag a in s t the vice p r in c ip a l th e H igh School com m ittee gave him an a b s o lu t e exon­ e r a tio n . The co m in lllce re p o r ted to U n ited .States D istrict .A ttorney P e t t i t th a t it h a d m a d e a s close an in v e s t ig a ti o n as a n y one could m a k e an d had found th a t D o g g e tt waa n o t g u ilty of th e charges. D e s p ite th i s re-^ p o r t a n d alm o s t im m e d iately a f t e r it was m a d e th e G rand Ju r y in d icted D o g g e tt on th e sam e charges. T b e a f f a ir h a s grow n out of b i t t e r riv a lry a m o n g th e officials of th© city sch o o ls. It is ch a r g e d th a t Vice P r in c i p a l D o g g e tt, w h o was a c a n d id a te fo r p r in c ip a l of th e C o m m e rcial H igh School, was so a n x io u s to le a r n th e feel­ in g s of th e te a c h e r s to w a r d h im th a t h e opened th e le t t e r s of P r o f e s s o r H . G. B e r n a r d an d P r o f e s s o r E. G. B y rne, b o th te a c h e r s la ‘.he sam e school an d also c a n d i d a te s fo r th e p r ln c lp a lsh lp . T h e ch a r g e a g a i n s t D o g g e tt w a s firet laid before tho H ig h School co m m ittee for Inves­ tig a tio n . T h a t com m ittee ex a m in e d In to th e case an d found th a t th e c h a r g e was b a s e i e u . T h i s ex o n e r a tion of D o g g e tt w a s u n s a ti s f a c ­ to ry to those who had m a d e th e ch a r g e , ap d they p resen ted th e cade to th e F e d e r a l G rand Ju r y . The com m ittee th a t b a d ex o n e r a ted D o g g e tt, h e a r in g of th id action, so u g h t to p r e ­ v e n t actio n by tbe G ran d J u r y by sen d in g to th e D istric t A ttorney a rep o r t of it* findings. D e s p ite this report, th e G rand Ju r y re tu r n e d - a tru e bill a g a in s t V ice P r in c i p a l D o g g e tt an d U n ited S lates C o m m iasioner M o rle fixed a bail a t \$1,500, w h ic h was im m e d ia te ly fu r ­ n ish e d , Edw'ard B a ldw in being bondtsm an. Vice P r in c ip a l D o g g e tt b a s c o n s iste n tly refu s e d to ta l k of t h e cas.>. h u t he Is re p o r ted to have said th a t he was glad the G ran d J u r y had b r o u g h t the m a tte r to a head, a-s it would afford him an o p p o rtu n ity to clear him s e lf and prove hla innocence openly and publicly. H is counsel is C o ram is.sioner of R ecords* G e o rge George E. W a ldo. U n ited S tales D i s t r i c t A tto r n e y G e o rge E. P e t t i t was asked th i s m o r n in g in referen c e to the in d ictm e n t of W illiam E. D o g g e tt if ho has receive any com m u n ication from th e Com­ m e r c ial H igh School as a re s u l t of an inves­ tig a tio n m a d e by th a t co m m itte e of th e cb.'irges m a d e a g a i n s t M r. D o g g e tt. M r. P e t t i t said: • \ T h i s office can o n ly be g o v e r n e d by fact® as th e y arc p resen ted in d isp o s in g of com ­ p la in ts filed, and sta t e m e n t s fro m an y com ­ m itte e s or individuals th a t do n o t p r e s e n t ev ­ idence cannot, of course, be considered a® such. Afl to th e ch a r g e s a g a i n s t M r. D o g g e tt, I w ill say th a t c o m p lain t w a s m a d e in th i s office by several te a c h e r s w h o ch a r g e d th a t th e ir m a ll w a s not d e liv e red to th e m by M r. D o g g e tt. T h e s e co m p lain ts w e re tu r n e d oveT’ to th o P o s t Office D e p a r tm e n t fo r in v e s t ig a ­ tion, w ith th e re s u lt th a t th e co m p la in ts w e re p r a c tic a lly confirm e d . T h e c a s e was th e n p re­ sen ted to the g rand ju r y an d p r a c tic a lly , as far a s this office w a s co n c e rn e d , closed. \ L a t e r w ord was received th a t an investi­ g a tion of the ch a r g e s had been in s titu te d by th e h ig h school co m m ittee, a n d M r. G reen# who, I u n d e rstand, Ls th e c h a ir m a n of th a t com m ittee, cam e to th i s office and to ld m e of th i s action. H e w a n ted to know how Ion® it w o u ld be before t h e G rand J u r y w o u ld com­ plete Its labor on th o case, w h ich, of course, I w a s unable to te ll him . B u t I to ld M r, G reene th a t If any new evidence w a s discov­ ered and b r o u g h t to m e I w o u ld be glad to ask th e G rand Ju r y to co n s id e r it. W ith th i s u n d e r s tan d in g It was a r r a n g e d th a t one of m y a s s ista n t s should be p r e s e n t a t th e h e a r in g before the high school c o m m ittee a n d rep o r t th e evidence there p r e s e n ted to m e . so th a t we could ascertain If any new evidence w a s to be had. Mr. G reene gave m e the lim e an d place of tb e cneetlng and m y first a s s i s t a n t , Mr. B rush, w e n t t o th e place of m e e ting, in ­ troduced him s e lf an d sta t e d th e o b ject of t h e m e e ting. .Mr. G reene was m o s t co u rteo u s , b u t a f t e r co n s u ltatio n w ith his c o l l e a g i ^ s stated th a t th e m e e tin g of th e co m m ittee w o u ld be sec r e t and th a t no on e w o u ld be ad m itted . T h u s , you see. th is office w a s w illin g to do ev e r y th in g possible in the m a t t e r , bu t th o co m m ittee decided n o t to a d m i t u s to its h e a r in g . “ N o new evidence h a s been fu e n ish e d mo In th e case. I hav e sim p ly received a le t t e r from Mr. G reene sta t i n g chat his co m m ittee h a d heard the evidence and had dism issed th© ch a r g e s ag a in s t .Mr. D o g g e tt. I feel th a t th e com m ittee could not h a v e had m u c h of th e evidence before it th a t was p r e s e n te d to th e G rand Ju ry . B u t no new evidence was p re­ sen ted from any so u rce and th e re s u lt is seen In th e rep o rt of th e G rand J u r y . \ \ T h e whole affair is an o u tra g e ,’’ said G e o rge E. W aldo, counsel for P r o f e s s o r Dog- gott. \T h e re Is not th e slig h te s t tru t h in the ch a r g e s a g a in s t niy clien t and the w h o le th in g has been m a n u factu red out of pure fal.*;ehood. “ I t Is sim p ly a case of isvo te a c h e r s in P r o ­ fesso r D o g g e tt’.s school try i n g to Injure him because they had been reproved for n o t doing th e ir duty. B y rne and B e r n a r d b o th ow e d th e ir livings to Profe.ssor D o g g e tt. He lo o k them and gave them p laces as teacher*. Then they failed to do th e ir duty. T h e y knevr th a t Profes.sor D o g g e tt was tb e m o s t prom in­ ent candidate fo r th e p rln c lp a lsh lp of th e Com ­ m e rcial H igh School and in ord»T to defeat him , if possible, they starte d th e ba.«eless sto ry th a t he had opened th e i r le t t e r s . \T h e r e are tw e n ty leachor.s u n d e r Vice P r incipal Doggett. T h e m a il for all of these teach e r s Is all throw n on a desk to g e th e r and assorr.<>d o u t there. These tw o teach e r s claim ­ ed th a t they found le tte r s of thcir.s in P r o - T h e lr .story wa.s ab - th e ! s ^ l'P e ly un tru e . T h e com m ittee Investigated • th e m a tte r as thoroughly as hum a n beings could do. F r o m early in the m o rning to afl<*r 1 o ’clock in tho aftern o o n th e y wore engaged in ta k in g the evidence ag a in s t P r o f e s s o r D- g - g e tt. They heard all there w a s to h e a r an d then reported th a t tho charges w e re absolutely, unquestionably and m o s t certa in ly u n tr u e . N o exoneration could have been m o re perfect. T h o s e com m itteem e n knew w h a t they -wero doing. They had closely sifted ev e r y th in g and they knew th e re was no fo u n d a tio n for the charges. T h e tw o teachers, who had failed in th e i r duties, refused to be satisfied, how ­ ever, and carried the case fu r th e r . Of course there is no doubt of the verd ict. Profes:?or D o g g e tt will be cleared w ith o u t quo.siloa. is no evidence ogain.si him except th e ba.selcss .statem e n t of those tw o teach e r s .\ D ietrich W e b n e r died suddenly T u e s d a y of h e a r t disease, at his homo 353 H o y t street. H o w a s born in G e rm a n y and cam e to Brook­ lyn fo r ty y e a r s ago. settlin g in the T e n th W a rd. was in th o cig a r Im s lness. He had lived in the bouse w h e re he died for a q u a r t e r of n century. He ! r survived by bis w ife and d a u g h ter. T h e fu n e ral w a s held la s t n ig h t from h is late hom e , th o Rev. Dr. S toddard of S tr o n g P lace B a p t is t C h u rch offici­ a tin g . Tho b u r ial waa In G reenw o o d th is m o rning. B A F F A E L L I CO M IN G . R a ffaelll. th e p a in te r , will a r r i v e h e r e from P a r i s on S a tu rd a y next. H e has been ap­ pointed a m e m b e r of the Ju r y fo r th e IMtta- b u r g annual a r t e x h ib itio n in the C a r n e g ie gnllerles, M a n h a ttan , and w ill spend th e w in­ te r in New Y o rk, p a in tin g p o r t r a i t s and giv­ ing lectu res. He w ill h a v e a very im ­ p o r t a n t exhibition of h is wt.rKs lu rhe D u rand- R u e l gaUerlGS, 3S9 F ifth av e n u e , co r n e r T h i r ­ ty - s ix th stre e t , .M a n h a ttan, so m e tim e thl® w in lor. N O M IN A T E D FO R CONGRESS. Oloan. N. Y.. O c tober 6—.\t th e D e m o c ratio Congressional convention fo r th e T h l: t y - : o u r th D istric t held last night. Dr. S. E. Lew is of G lean wrus nom inated. BOY SHOOTS H I S F A T H E R . B u rlington. la.. O c tober 6— H e n ry K n o p p , aged 15, in terfered to prev e n t his fa t h e r from h e a tin g his m o th e r la s t n ig h t. H e secured a re v o lv e r and sh o t h is fa t h e r in tb # rlg k t b r e a s t. T h e fa th e r is dylnjc. M >3 -