The Sun from New York, New York on December 11, 1904 · 7
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IM M I 1 i j j1 i c I S f vt n i I i 7 3 4 I t I I 1 mm IT frwjtftfWri YA1VTO Vit i wrrTHE THE STINSUNDAY DECEMBER 111904 = d SELL THE CHILDRENS YOUTHWHAT WHAT IS IT 11LINDS THE EYESOF OF FACTORY INSPECTORSThe The Child Labor Committee Doe NotIntend Intend to Let Up In Its Complaintsof of Ute Inefficiency or CommissionerMotlackln Motlackln In Uelttnc the Law UnforcedThere There Is a law on tho statute books of thisState State which provides that no child underthe p the age of 14 nhall be permitted to workIn In any factory in this State It providesslio slio that a child between fourteen andpiilron piilron shall nut be so employed unlessa a certificate executed by a health officere toe flied In the office of the employer Thecertificate certificate shall not be issued unless theofficer officer Issuing it is satisfied that the childis is 14 years old or over The certificateshall shall contain the place of birth if knownII 0 description of the child and the opinionthat that the child Is physically able to perform form the work he or she Intends to dolt It has recently como to the knowledge ofcertain certain persons that the provisions of thislaw law are flagrantly violated In factories inthis this city and up the State The enforcement ment of the law is in the bands of LaborCommissioner Commissioner John McMackin who draws 13600 a year for his job his first and seconddeputies deputies John Williams and John Lundrigan rigan four special agcnU and thirtysevendeputy deputy factory Inspectors eight of whomare are womenCommissioner Commissioner McMackin ID an elderly professional fessional labor man who la a candidate forreappointment reappointment at the hands of Gov Hlgglns gins The Child Labor Committee of thiscity city of which Robert Hunter is the chairman man and J K Paulding the secretaryU U opposing the reappointment on thoground ground that McMackin does not enforce thelaw lawThere There are unofficial persons who hareinvestigated investigated the question who sAy that thelaw law is not only not enforced but who gomuch much further and assert that certain deputyfactory factory Inspectors permit the law to beviolated violated because they are paid to do soby by the men who hire the children For thepresent present the persons who have been makingtho tho Investigation refuse to give names anddates datesThere datesThere There are more than 2000 establishmentsin in this town where children are employedand and a person who Is in a position to knowwhat what he is talking about sold yesterday thatthere there was hardly one of these places In whichthere there was not at leaat one child under thelegal legal age at work On that basis there aresomething something like 2000 violations of the lawn n this town alone six daya In the weekFor For reply to his critics the Commissionersays says that he doesnt believe it was the intention tendon of the Legislature to inflict punishment ment for every first offence against thelaw law He says Lila practice has been whenever ever a child under 14 was found at workto to take him out of the factory and wornthe the employer and the childs parents orguardian Ieuardan guardian Every second offence be Baysbe Ibe be has relentlessly prosecutedReplying Replying to this the child labor committee I mittee refers to the Commissioners report port for 1003 in which it la shown that justfive five canes of violation of the law were prosecuted cuted to a conviction in this city In thatyear year Friend of the committee foundmore more violations than that and they didntvisit visit onetenth of the 2000 places wherechildren children are employed They say Itsibcurd ibcurd to assert as the report practicallyCOM does assert in view of the Commissionersexplanation explanation of how he enforces the lawthat that there were only fire seoond offences 1 in this dtr in 1902 i a man who taken anunofficial unofficial but very great personal InterestIn In this question for BOeral years the lawIs U openly violated all over town Oo Intoalmost almost the first factory you come to andIll Ill venture to say youll find at least oneor or two children at work there who areunder under 14They They lia about their ages of courseThats Thats to be expected They lire taughtto to by precept of their parents and the example ample of their employers Its a profitablething thing for employers to hire children Onemans man In whose factory I found three pirlsand and two boys between the ages of 11 and 12of when I told him ho ought to be ashamedof of himself repliedWhy Why wore I not able to work childrennearly be profits of my business would be cutnearly nearly 10 per cent Ithat never oollld standthat that you know and the children are muchbetter better off here than they would be at homeAnd And they learn more too Tho parentsof of most of them are too poor to clothe themproperly properly in order that they might go toschool school But dont you know that you are violating lating tho law I askedSo So does every saloon keeper and dlsorderlv orderly house keeper In New York hereplied replied and so do the great merchantsdowntown downtown who clog tho sidewalks withtheir their pocking cases Who doesnt violatethe the lawThen Then he threw out his chest and look cdall all if the last word had bwn wild Butwhen when I asked him if he violated the low onthe the WHIR terms as keepers of paloons anddisorderly disorderly VIOUKH ho merely smiled nndIjnTprl IjnTprl his F nnHprsXow Xow I am accusing no person connectedwith with the Department of Labor of accepting log bribes for failing to detect violationsof of the law but I do wiy that its mightypeculiar peculiar that so many children under 11are are working in our factories If somebody Isnt gelling his rake off for permitting ItIf If thin isnt m then Homebody i neglectingopportunities opportunities that are not often paasedup up in this town But at the best the conditions ditions indicate utter inefficiency in theenforcement enforcement of the lawWhen When one know hU New York nndIth its cutom he never Mops to inquire whythe the saloons so very generally violate theLiquor Liquor Tax law or why the gambling anddisorderly disorderly houses are open and doing business ness Every New Yorker knows why Someone one may ho pardoned remembering IheRV way and custom of the town for concluding cluding that the Child Labor law is beingviolated Iolaloo violated under the Hams termBut But the violations of the law are notronfinerl confined to New York city They aredoing doing the same thing up the State in Oneidannd nnd Madison counties There are largeTanning Tanning factories up there and the Industrygivon givon employment to many women and somemen men A few month alto fomn photographstaken taken of the Interior of two of those factoriw iw were pent to the Child Labor committeeOnp One of these photographs IH of four boysemployed I employed In one of the factories Threeof of them are tiny tots In knickerbockersthe the youngest of whom wan 5 when thopicture picture was taken and another was 0The I The other boy was 14of Another photograph shows the Interiornf of another factory where a little girl ofR R is at work beside her mother Behind hornre lire several other very young children working ing so hard that they didnt have timeto to look while the picture WAS being takenIt It Is stated by those who ought to knowthat that the conditions which prevailed inOneida IOneida Oneida nnd Madison counties when thesephotographs i photographs were token prevail in mAny j other places in central and western NewYork YorkSI In SI ES DAKKR FOR SLAVDERI I I F Madison Excepts to Alleged Slate ImmtTnatlle mmt That lie OiiRht to lleln XcnBateA I A slander suit for S100000 ban l > eon begunIn iin in the Supreme Court by Charles F Madisonaealnst I aealnst Ezekiel O Ktoddartl pre ldont oftlio the New haven County National Bank ofConnecticut < Connecticut Justice Scott tlsned an orderyesterday j yesterday granting service of the fiumiiirniliy I liy publication and by mall as Stoddnrdlive 1 live ILl New llavrn Mndlwn alleges thaton on Dec 17 11102 Ktnddarrl fnlMly and mallioiixly i ioiixly remarked thai Madison ought to hop iIn In NeVlgate meaning Iho celebrated Eng j lish prison and maria other false and defamntory ntory statements about himit I it IT WAS LOADEDAnd And It Wont Off In Praldent nanmannaHand Hand In Rush the ClcrkiPrwldont Prwldont C Valentine Ilaumann of theStreet Street and Water Board of Newark stepped Into the office of the Superintendent ofStreeUl Street In the City Hall yesterday whenSupervisor Supervisor John E McCrea and ClerksHornlch Hornlch and Lolb were counting out themoney money to satisfy the weekly pay roll Arevolver revolver was lyln on the table with thomoney money and Commissioner Daumann pickedIt It up and asked whether It wan loadedYes Yes sold Hornloh but dont he afraidof of It We keep it for a bluff It Is anold old thing and wouldnt go off under A 40pound pound pullJust Just then It did go off In Mr Baumannnhand hand and put a hole In the floorHe lie looked annoyed when a number ofclerks clerks from other department ran Inthinking thinking there had been a raid on the moneyFREAKS FREAKS LOOKING FOR WORKNo No Winter Jobs at the Hippodrome forMlioonitructMl MlioonitructMl HumanityA A procession of armless and legless persons sons giants dwarfs living skeletons andfat fat men and women abnormalities has beenwinding winding Into Hippodrome headquarters atFortythird Fortythird street and Sixth avenue for aweek week The wandering tent circuses closedtheir their seasons In tho South and the freaksare are looking for jobsOur Our Hippodrome will have no freakdepartment department said Frederic Thompson ofThompson Thompson A Dundy Theyre no longermoneymaking moneymaking public novelties Many oftho tho freaks are fakes nowadays anywayand and they shook sensitive persons I suppose pose weve had 200 applications the lastfew few days and the light cast on the privatelife life of some of them is of IntreestThe The famous What Is It whose head Isoonefihapod oonefihapod and who utters only mournfulguttural guttural sounds we learned from him influent fluent English owns a prosperous farmnear near Bound Brook He deserts it for thesummer summer because a circus offers him bigmoney money Circus billboards tell of his thrillingcapture capture off the coast of Madagascar Hiswife wife doesnt like Itshes a native of BoundBrook Brook as is hbut smothers her feelingsThe The Elastic Skin Man haunted the officeall all tho week He is by profession a barberand and offered to throw in his services whenever ever any of us needed razor or scissorsWe We finally persuaded him that the Hippodrome drome offered no place for himA 1A trim little miss from Brooklyn justin in from Tupelo Miss where the side showwantedto canvas was folded away for the wlnlerwanted wantedto betheofllclalsnakecharmer Sheis is a milliner in the winter time she explained plained and nobody across the Bridgeknew knew her real buslne Theres moremoney money in the den of reptiles though andshe she likes the life better Another Brooklyn lyn visitor was the man who throws knivesat Iat at the young lady backed against a boradcork cork platform A Brooklyn apartmenthouse IhoUfe house utilizes his accurate right arm Inwinter winter in shovelling coal into a furnaceHants S Hants and midgets innumerable harecome come looking for an exhibition price Wehavent havent ten able to find a man as tall asChang Chang the Chinese giant whom P TBarnum Barnum brought here His stature wasreally really 8H feet Nono who came to uswould would permit mea uring A dog faced boy his faco coveredwith with a thick growth of long tow coloredhair hair camo in a cab snarling and showing ing his teeth Mr Kilbourne our cashierexposed exposed him by pulling off a wig and holeft left humiliated Even the old fashionedcuriosity I curiosity the Ossified Man paid us avisit visit He was a gruesome spectacle almostaa aa rigid as a crowbar A Hindoo contortionist tortionist was the most remarkable of thecrowif i crowff Ho seemed to defy all laws ofphysiology physiology and twistology and appearedto to be a cross between a devil fish and alovers I lovers knot NO SWOKVO AV EARL HALLNew New Management SUn Up ColumbiaHrdtblt Hrdtblt et TobaccoIs Is it proper and fitting for college students dents to smoko in a ball under partial control trol of tho Y M C A That Is a questionthat that has created a great deal of bitter feeling ing at Columbia because the persons Incharge charge of Earl Hall have out out the amoking log roomEarl Earl Hall Is the gift of William Earl fiodgeto to the university It was opened more thana a year ago and at that time was designed tobe be a sort of student dub There was asmoking smoking room a library and writing roomand and places where the men might hold meetings lags both religious and secular Incidentally dentally it was placed under control of theY I Y M C A of the city as being a settledorganization organization and thus well fitted to control j trol such a placeI I It was expressly stated that there shouldI I be liberty of conscience and that all creedsshould should have equal rights as to meetingsi i and tho like Checkers and chess wereI I the only secular sport permitted and noteven even the university whist club could practicewithin I within the walls The secretaries for theI I first year were Howard JUchards of Yaleand and Josiah McCracken of Pennsylvaniaboth both former athletesWith With this year a change wan made In themanagement management both of the former secretaries taries having left Gilbert Beaver becamethe the general secretary and with his swaycame came a change in the general policy of theplace I place The smoking room was abolishedand j and tho strictures laid upon the ntudenUi i although slight made the place ratheruncheerful i uncheerful for such men who consider astudent student club a good place to meet otheri ij I men and loaf around smoking as theyI I talk So It was comparatively de < ertedI I 1 Now the letter writers are writing letterI I to the Columbia Spectator about It Areturn return to old conditions Is expected In ashort I short timeI I I SAW NO PLACE TO RVXi iDill i nil Collector Ntlll Shivering In Court FromActor t Actor IlNinelts Fiery WrathActor Actor Richard Bennett and Bill CollectorDaniel Daniel MoNamara who HDmtstlmei callshimself himself Kelly because Amarlcans dontpionounce I pronounce McNamara right did a turni i before Magistrals Cornell in Jeffersoni i Marl et polce court yesterday McNamaraI 1 told of his trouble In trying to collect ahill bill for 11975 for shoos from the actorHerald > lie saidlie Ho slammed the door In my face whenI I went to his house In 113d street with asummons summons Then I went to the theayterHe He let me in this time and led me throughn n dark hall where there wan no light and Intoa a room with no way out but the door whichwas was shut and locked Ho give me themoney money and sold Now you sign all thesebills bills or Ill knock the block offn you 1said said Na I wont sign none of thempapers papers or ineaees Then he hollered Giveme me back my money if you wont sign thepaperll papers and ho took off his coat and hatto to me and I couldnt see any place to runFinally Finally I got out and started down the hallhatlwa when what houd I hear but a pattorin 01feet feet behind me and thorn he WM stillhatless hatlwa and contless yelling You IrishYou rascal Im gain to lick you anhowI 1 didnt beat him palI Brnnett butI I wouldnt bbother with iris summonwsYoii You mould have got out when Mr Bennett nett poll von the money I dont see anycose case hero Raid tho MnnistrntRAint Aint I going to get satisfaction forhU hU gitting me in that room rind taking offhis his hat and coat to me asked McNamaraI I wns so scared I aint done shivering yelBennett Bennett seeing that bin co e wan wontook took the cue for a magnrnlmwis llpoechThA ThA poor mnn won scared lie declaimedin in tones of pity I am sorry for himheUnotljravn hl I A not bravaTbat That Is his nnttlteI Minpote wild theMngUtrnte MngUtrnte ard he cant help that Theprisoner prisoner is dlbchargwl ALTMAN GOING TO FIFTH AYErooccvrv rooccvrv A WHOLE BLOCK HEARTHE THE WALDORFFirst First Establishment of Its Kind on theAvraur Avraur and tile Second to Move Intothe the ntstrlol Other Change ThatMake Make This a Great Business HectlonBenjamin Benjamin Altman announced yesterdaythat that the big department store of B Altman < k Co now at Sixth avenue Eighteenthand and Nineteenth street la to bo removedto to the east side of Fifth avenue betweenThirtyfourth Thirtyfourth and Thirtyfifth streets Onthis this plot diagonally opposite the WaldorfAHtoria Astoria an enormous store will be builtoccupying occupying the avenue side of the entireblock block Work will be begun on the 1st ofnextlIfay next MayThe The announcement Is especially interesting ing aa Altmans Is the first big departmentstore store to build in Fifth avenue and it is thomost most important In the retail trade sinceR R H Mncys Intention to build at Broadway way and Thirtyfourth street was madapublic publicFor For several years there has been a constant stant movement into Fifth avenue by thebetter better class of retail merchants and therehas has been some gueoslng regarding thepossibility possibility of a department store beingadded added to the districtMr Mr Altman has been trying to get theproperty property for seven years but some of thoowners owners were not anxious to sell nnd othersflatly flatly refused to do so The negotiationswere were protracted therefore but have finally been successfully carried out George RRead Read < k Cohad charge of the dealTho The now Altman store marks a big step in tho development of the Fifth avenuesection section which not many years ago wastho tho fashionable residence district of thecity city The construction of the WaldorfAstoria Astoria caused a number of retailers to moveinto into the vicinity and two big Jewelry flrmsare are soon to join the colony TUfanvs newbuilding building at the southwest corner of Thirtyseventh seventh street i nearly completed andHeed Heed d Barton are to occupy the groundfloor floor of a big building now in the course ofconstruction construction at tho corner of Thirtysecondstreet street Office buildings have been erectedand and It Is thought that with the new Altmanstructure structure Thirtyfourth street will soon bedeveloped developed as a shopping district in that partbetween between the new store and MacysThe p The Fifth avenue district is fortunate intransit transit facilities and the completion of thenew newcrease Pennsylvania station will further Increase crease this advantage The subway i onlvtwo two blocks away and Broadway but a blockin in another direction The New Jersey tunnel is planned to have a terminus atSixth Sixth avenue and Thirtyfourth streetand and there i now a good deal of talk about a subway or moving platform line throughThirtyfourth Thirtyfourth streetThe The new Altman store Is also proof of theprosperity prosperity of New Yorks deportment RlorcaThr Three old firms have built new structuresrecently recently while nt least one new corporationhas has come into existence Four other storeslately lately have been oblig I to Increase theirquarters quarters It is believed that a new storewill will also be put up on the present Altmansite site In Sixth avenue as the property is toovaluable valuable to remain unused for longTHE THE REV W J 1MG DLIDStamford Stamford Anther LOle Ills FjfilshtAffliction Affliction May De PermanentSTAMTOBD STAMTOBD Conn Dec IOThe RevWilliam William J Long the writer of books onnature nature lecturer and Congregational minister ter is blind at his homo in this city andthere there are grave fears that he may neverrecover recover his Eight Tho only hope thathi tion hi 9 physicians have is for a partial restoration Dr Long was stricken suddenly in Bostonon on lost Sunday Ho had an engagement topreach preach In a Congregational Church thereIn In the afternoon he WM seized with whatat at first seemed a severe attack of vertigoIt It later developed that the trouble reallywas was due to a rupture of a blood vessel inone one of his eyes This was the culminationof of trouble which Dr Long has had withhis his eye He has spent the week in a roomin in his house in South street which is absolutely lutely darkIn In hU boyhood Dr Lone was a RomanCatholic Catholic hut left that faith before he entered tered college He is 37 years oldt theRUB RUB of II M had pased entrance fur ination for Harvard Cnlvorultv but hedid did not enter at that time HP becameprincH princH > al of a high school at XantucketMass Mass and afterward entered Harvardand and was graduated In 18fl2 He N also agraduflteof graduflteof Amlover lelltudled lt Heidelberg berg Inivewity the University of Berlinand and also at IarU He spent some littletime time doing work In the Vatican Libraryat at RomeIn In I MS lie was graduated from tho Anrto verTlieoloclral Tlieoloclral Seminary but he did rot ntertho the ministry until October SOT when hel l > cnme pastor of the First CongregationalChurch Church p Stamford 110 remained Inthe the pastorate until 1003 when his eyesightand and nerves became so seriously impairedthat that he was forcer to fender his resignationDuring During hU pastorate ha received an offerfrom from a rich Boston congregation hut hewould cnrreaton would not leave Stamford Among DrLorn Longs best known book are The Schoolof of the Wood and BeiwN of the FleHand and Fowls of the Air A year ago bhad had 1 spirited controversy with John Furrouphs rujhs RLED FOR ITALYS ARMYAfternoon Afternoon Deer at Contls C arts MarlannoClrronl ironl Clrronl a NoseThe The police reserves from the East lMthstreet street station were called yesterday to atenement tenement house at 214 East Ninetyseventhi street to break up a fight among tenant who were trying to carve each other upwth with razors and other assorted weaponsi The fight started in the apartments of Franciaoo ciaoo Conti on the second floorThe The Contls were entertaining friendfrom from downtown rind there was an argumentabout ment about tho bravery of the Italian Army One of the women made the remark that thehuslwind husband of another woman was a cowardThen Then the fight l > eganSomebody Somebody ran to tho street and found apoliceman policeman who sent to the station for help I Cap Brennan and the reserves worehurtled hurtled to the hOI They found abouttwenty twenty In the fightMarlanno Marlanno Clrroni of 214 East Ninetyfteventh I seventh street was minus a now GiuseppeCirronI CirronI was badly cut about the facoseveral several men had scalp wound The policetook I took away whatever weapons they couldfind find ana then went for thejwtrol wagon andan Inn nn nmbulanoo from the Harlem JOipi11 j Seven of tho oombata ntl were whisked ioff off to the station nouscrOODLE IrOODF rOODLE KNOBS HIS OrYEnI KolonionUke IrorrrclltiK Hxm Ownership Iship ship of a UOK In llrooliljnA A small French poodle gave InoonteMlHeevidence evidence yesterday in the Manhattanavenue avenue police court Wllllamsburg when itrecognized I recognized its owner Mm Emma Nelsonof of 13IH Myrtle avenue A few monthsBSD BSD a lodger in Mrs Nelsons house disappeared appeared and the poodle vanished at thesame same time The woman began a searchfor for the animal and on last Friday she foundit I In the store of Phillip Schell at ai Fultonstreet street Kcholl refund to surrender the dogso so Mrs Nelson got a summons for himIn In court vestrrday Sclioll suggested toMagistrate Magistrate Oj illy that Mr Nelson tirovothat that the tioodle was hers and Mr Nelsonreplied replied tint she was willing to leave It tothn thn doRThe The poodle was released from aand basketand and after looking around fore fow momentshe he spied IIM Nelson and began to leap upnt at her and lick her faro That ratlsfledMagitrato Magitrato OReilly and Mrs Nolson gottho Iallrlo Scholl raid lie taught tin log from a man who Mid he found it 1 OrientalRugs RugsFor I For CHristmas GiftsThe The Oriental Rug I the queen of gifts enduring symbolic andeminently 1 eminently usefulThese These lots below have been specially selected and priced at 25to to 33 13 below regular valueOffered 1 Offered for This WeeK OnlyThird Third Floor1OO i 1OO Fine Daghestan Rugs at 1OOOAverage Average size 36151 C Formerly 1500 100 Antique Shirvan Rugs at 15OOAverage Average size 3K56 r Formerly 12000 75 llazaK and Mosul Rugs at 16 OOAverage Average size 3dz8 f Formerly IZOoaSO 4 SO Extra Large Antique AnfU81lze6Uf ro 00nazah nazah and 4osul Iug Iormerly 140and 14 at U 75 Antique Persian Irans at 2500 UpAveruc l Average size 4x06 ft Formerly 140 and upTurkish Turkish Kelim Draperiesand and Couch Covers at 1800 to 35OOFifth Fifth Floor 75 Late size TurKish Persian and India CarpetKandrir Rangier from JP rt up t 123x158 ftFrom Ralt 2500 to 75OOA A A Vantine CoBroadway Broadway bet 18th J 9lhSu f c I HUGH MLAUGHLINS FUNERALMAXY MANY PROMIET WKV 11OXORTHE TilE OLD LEADERA II A niR Delegation o Politicians I Pre Irnt tnt at the Church Street CrowdsStand Stand With Heads Harcd a HearsePasses Passes New Altar Not CompletedMembers Members of the bench the bar the Legislature lature and men prominent in nearly everybranch branch of civic life together with thousandsof of others assembled in St Jamess ProCathedral Cathedral In Jay street Brooklyn yesterday day morning to attend the funeral of eilleglstor Register Hugh McLaughlinLong Long before the hour set for the servicesthe the street in front of the church wascrowded crowded with persons who had como to paytheir their last respects to the great politicalleader leader I was after 10 oclock when thecasket casket was carried out of the Remsen streethouse house and hundreds of men who stood inthe the streets uncovered their heads as thefuneral funeral procession passedIn In tho church were delegations fromthe the Kings county Democratic general committee mittee the Emerald Society St PatricksSociety Society the Brooklyn Volunteer FiremensAssociation Association the Roman Catholic OrphanAsylum Asylum Society and many of the politicalclubs clubs There were also present MayorMcClellan McClellan Corporation Counsel ColonyJmtiooeleot I Jmtiooeleot Victor J Dowling Charles Fu 1 u u r Tammany ezI Senator David B Hill John B StnchneldSenator I Senator Patrick K MoCarren BoroughPresident President Littleton Judge Edgar M Cullenof of the Court of Appeals Supreme CourtJustices Justices Jenks Bartlett Kelly and MaddozElliot Elliot F Danforth James Shevlln SenatorBurton Burton Deputy Fire Commissioner WilliamA A Daylo Deputy Police CommissionersFarrell Farrell and McAvoy exSheriff William JButtling I Buttling oxSurrogate George B Abbotti i exMayor Daniel D Whitney James McQeeexPark I exPark Commissioner George V BroweroxMayor oxMayor David A Boody Ernest Nathanformerly formerly Republican leader of Kings countyand and Police Captain Miles OReillyWhen When the casket was borne Inside theProCathredal ProCathredal it was met by the pastorthe the llev Peter Donohuo the Rev J CVork York of Huntington the Rev WilliamForrell Farrell of Hemrwtoad and ten altar Ixiysand and as the casket was carried up the aislethe the boys In the chancel choir sang lat Kindly Light Father Donohuo thencelebrated celebrated the solemn high roquoim massand and took for the text for his sermon Hohim tried him lke old In the furnace and foundblm trll worthy In part Father Donobucsaid saidMr McLaughlin was an organizationman believed in andIn man it is true he belee a party In a leader He knew from experience thatwithout without perfect absolute organization insocial social State and Church affairs everyenterprise I enterprise would come to naughtHe He was not a gold Democrat He wasnot not an Independent Democrat Ho wasthe the Democrat in the broadest fenso of theword word I watched his action closely whenthe the gold question arose He knew thattho the common people were oppressed thatthe the money had the power to oppress Thechampion champion of the silver cause representedto to him that a remedy was needed andwhile neee while he would not promise that the remedy edy suggested would be the right one hethought thought it should b given a trial MrMcLaughlin McLaughlin pondered lven question wellHe He said The people want the changeand and I am with the people I may fall butI I will fall with themHe He had bitter enemies but the manwho who does not make bitter enemies does notmnko make fast friendsHo Ho was a sport Interested In sportinesubjects subjects But he was not what they cal a dead game sport Ho indulged in manlyand and clean sports for he was I manly andclean clean man He did not wager money hedid did not lay bets he did not wager thousandson on any issueHis His enemies attribute his death to hisdisappointment disappointment following his political overthrow throw Those who say this did not knowhim him He never knew that he was overthrown thrown and he seemed to h more cheerfuland and affable since ml retired than beforeDesth Death came In the ordinary way HisFather Father called and ho respondedby I The Intennent was In Holy Cross Cemetery Iler ler FIAthlsh The new altar presentedby by Mr McLaughlin to tho ProCathedral Is not completed and I wan hidden fromview view yesterday by a screen A small andtemporary temporary altar had been constructed forthe the InlclomeTnllt Hemp Trust Co of New York IncorporatedTl TI certificate of Incorporation of thnHome Home Trust Company of New York withprincipal Iprncpl principal fftcns in Brooklyn was filedwith with the County Clerk of Kings yesterdayThe I The Incorporoora are Former BoroughPresident I President J Et ward Swanntrom WilliamC C Rcdfleld Thoioas P Peters Nets Poulson I son David Ounilson George P MooreDavid David Porter Hemy Folrbalm FrederickE E Gunnlson Ludwig Macen Charles ETealo Tealo Robert Hi Thompson John ThatcherJames James Weir Jr James W Brown WilliamM M Colder and AucllcT ClarkCares 1Cures f71 Cure Colds andGRIP GRIPAl Al DrJcciu 35 tents or Riill > dHumphillrdlclnt I Humphillrdlclnt Co oar WlUlam and JohnSlrrelt Streets New Vutk I 1 CHRISTMAS TREES COMIGThootandi Thousands of Them to De Shipped PromUp Up the State UTICA N Y Deo 10Ten clod ofChristmas Christmas trees will leave the village ofDolgeville Dolgeville in a few days bound for NewYork York city Four more carloads wUb shipped to western New YorkThe The trees are cut in the wood or fifteenmllea miles north of Dolgeville and brought tothat that village on wagons and sleighs Thenthey they are loaded on the cars As each O will hold 1300 or 1400 trees the shipmentthis this December will amount to about 18000trees trees They vary in height from f to ISfeet feet The woodsmen get from IX centsto to 3 cents apiece for them In New Yorkthe the pick of the bunch will bring from Ito to tS eachFAMILY FAMILY MVRDER COXFESSIOXDetail Detail of a Crime for Which Fire PersonAre Are Now on TrialWILKESPABRB WILKESPABRB Pa Dec 10The confession fession of Charles Johnson one of the fivemembers members of the Johnson family chargedwith with the murder of Mrs Bigler Johnsonand and her ncice Anna Benjamin was a mitted for the Commonwealth at the trialin in Towanda today I tells In detail howthe the woman and child were killed becausethe the husband one of the accused did notwant 1 want to par to a month for her supportCharlcBwhom CharlcBwhom the Commonwealth believes helped his mother to commit the murderBays that tho murder committed Bays was oommltd bybis bill brother Bigler and his motherHe He declares that Bigler told him that hennd nnd his mother had arranged to kU MrsBigler Bigler Johnson and offered him S3 I hewould would net fire to the house after allowing time for Biglcr to reach Towanda androtahllMh establish an alibi He says he met Biglerand and his mother coming from the houseand and Bigler told him he had killed his wifewhiln while the mother had killed Annie Benjaminwhom whom they happened to find in the houseAfter After thin Charles admits he waited fora a time and then set lire to the house whichwas was burned down with the bodies of themurdered murdered ones The reading of the confession fession made a stir In court and there weremurmurs murmurs of distress among the relativesAH AH the details of the crime were laid bareCharles Charles appeared unmovedD D B Bedell CoRich Rich Cut GlassTable Table Sets 60 Pieces 3750 and upwardPunch Punch Bowls Ice Cream Trays Whiskey key Jug Tall Comports Celery TraysSugars Sugars and Creams Ac atlowest pricescct 256 Fifth AvjnbW0Old 4 Ju Fith Ave Old Colony Chairwttb I with Saddle SeatReproduced IRelroducc Reproduced from an original Inll that has been tracedback back to 1735 and a Idoublless doubtless made long before fore that timeAppropriate tmeAppropriale Appropriate Gifts may J be wisely and easily selected lected from our abundantstock J stock of Chairs DesksLibrary Library Tables and kindred f dred articlesSchmitt ISchmitt Schmitt Brothers 40 East 23d StreetFRANK FRANK B GILBRCTHU U Am Soc UGENERAL I GENERAL CONTRACTORW W e much torripondBc with tnt drilrlm the services of as orainluttD leD rnIlnr Intr and practical cal mtcfikilcBALTIMORE nOTO BALTIMORE NEW TOTIKAftT AftT HALES AND EXHIDITIONRMuterpitcts Muterpitcts of BetalyLast Last DaysAmerican American Art GalleriesMADISON MADISON SQUARE SOUTH NEW TORKSUNDAY SUNDAY DRCRMnPn 18 LAST DATWEEK WEEK DAYSSTOS AUNDAT1ADMISSION STOS STOSADMISMON ADMISSION ADMISSIONMunT 60 CETS n CEm3hn7 Many or Ihrm are luuttrtplrtn ef biBtj thai will elevate the tool and wl purl IT tkTISSOTS artttlr Jr l at the im JI17 Ilet aVlher ot rilupl UtT1SSOTS alneTISSOT5 TISSOTS Last WorkIllustrations Illustrations to theOld Old Tetament i t HONefllCaHoliday JHoliday Holiday Gifts on Every FloorAwait Await Your Selection This WeekTwo Two Splendid Suits for WomenThird Third TloorWomens Womens New Model Suitsextra long coat fort fve inehej made of the finest cheviot to b had stuppedJars I Aguaranteed Jars Inle breaded fitted back cat eUectlned wih j 2450 guaranteed satin and IteUnedin black and clonsulabe tollable for all winter wear MondayOrdinary Ordinary price would b f500Womens Womens Long Coat Suits full tilted bck single brearted 1materials lined with silk to walt plied skirts in mixtures splendid 14 50 malerlaha perfect shopping or walking suit MondayOrdinary I JTRIMMED Ordinary price would be 20Two Two Extraordinary ValuesIn In Womens Winter CoatsWomens Womens Winter Coitimade of very fine ken > fifty inches long semifitted strapped seams velvet cIJr17 < tfllined lined to below waist with sallmMondayOrdinary 50 Ordinary price would be 2700beit Women Coatifted back made 01 line kersey cloths O belt trade cheviots seams strapped lined with satins Oinches 15 00 inches longMonday ItO JOrdJnuy erOrdinary Ordinary price would be 2200FURS jfURS FURS for Handsome Gift 1 WOMLNS 3250 fURLINLD COATS 2500Made Made of excellent broadcloth full loose shapes correct T rleniths i leniths 44 inches lined body and sleeves with clean gray 1 djf > c rtft iand and white Siberian squirrel black only the price inloek f p jjJnow now I 13250 Monday they will b rakediWOMLNS JWOMLNS WOMLNS 4500 rURLINEO COATS 1500Made > Made of the finest quality broadcloth in black aii colors4t 4 inches long lined throughout also sleeves with metCerman > German iquirrel strip trimmed sleeves net mOdel irilh rfj yiei fiff shawl cellar of mole Persian beaver sable l 00 ulm mole Perrln beavr sablesquirrel nd u3 < UUnatural natural squirrel Price in stock now 4500 Mondiy weofferthemat offer them at ofer toFur Fur Neck Pieces and MuffsClear Clear Chinchilla Scarfs 32 inches Ions 2975 vshorter shorter 17S Mulfs large 2500Lrmine Lrmine Fourinhands 60 inches lone 3750Muffi Muffi pillow shape 39 < 75Black Black Lynx fourin hands Leipsic dye 2500Muffs Muffs brae pillow shape 2500Mink Mink Vktorines 48 inches Ions 1975 Muffs large r 200The The New Dejolnvttle Broad Fur Ties in ErmJneMink Mink Lynx Squirrel Persian and Beaver with Mulfr1lo lo match from 1075 to 7500 eachTRIMMLD TRIMMLD HATSSecoai Secoai FloorWe IWe We are showing a fine assortment ofFur Fur Hatssuitable suitable for holiday giftsand and have reduced the balance of ourWINTER WINTER HATS TO ONLHALF FORMLR PRICES 13500 yards ofAll All Wool Dress GoodsJit Jit Exactly Half PriceBROADCLOTHS BROADCLOTHS TWttDS SUITINGS and ZIfLINtSmanufactured manufactured for thil Seison to be retailed at 1100 per yard the Ientire flentIre dayat entire lot will be placed on sale Monday Tuesday and WednesIn 27In 1In In our regular lines of black and colored Dress Fabrics we showcomplete Icompleteiines complete lines of imported Silk and wool Crepes from 10 to22J 225 per yard Imported Silk and wool Eolienncs from 100to to 225 per yard Imported Voiles and Veilings from 7c to 150 per yard Broadcloths Cheviot and Zibelincs unusualvalues values from 100 to250 per yardBlack unusua rlack Black Silk DepartmentSpecial Special Offering for Monday2t04 2t04 yards BLACK TArfLTA warranted to wear refnlarly Vsold g Isold sold at ftc per yard I special at HP f 49 CJOO 1000 yards of regular ONl DOLLAR BLACK DRtSS TANTLTA TLTA 24 inches wide bright strong and crispy and a qualitythat > 69crthat that will five entire satisfaction to the wearer special it vWaists Waists and dress lengthsput up in neat Iores 6f Crepe de j Chine Foulards Satin Liberty both plain andprinted Porn padour Crepes Plain and fancy Silkselgant printed ft atvery very special pricesNew I New Wash Fabrics Price j35c 4 W7 Pr TJ5c 35c Superfine Organdies at 19c YardWe We offer tomorrow Monday ten canes of these beautiful new V Organdies they come in a large aiiortment 61 choice patterns J fl many of which are eululve on white and tinted rOUI dathe j 19c coor combinations and printings are equal to the imported kin 1at a 3W choice per yard tomorrow at I SILK MOUSStLINLS in all the new evening shades value i if i r ZJc per yard special tomorrow at I JLCifytWash iWah Wash Goods in waist and dress patterns neatly boxed forpresentation tpresentaton lpresentation presentation purposes Many new designs in madras voilespercales percales sateeni fancy piques and cheviot voiespercoles I I Dress lengths 1OD to 250 Waist lengths 75c to 275 I II 1000 Silk Petticoats 750Second iSCOPd Second MaoriThese 1 These are made of a superb quality of Silk and come in whiteand i and all the delicate evening shades of pink and blue also the 1da dark serviceable shades and blackspecial forMonday 417 tMonday MondayWOMLNS ip 7G 1WOMLNS WOMLNS CLRMAN KNIT SCALLOPtD ll TIC 0 A T S JnJI in all tetvlceable colorlnji our regular S125 grade Monday QOiWOMLNS Iat at 98c I WOMLNS Black and While Check SATIN WALKING FLITICOATS i COATS with two rallies henutitchlni and fagotting aba Black 1 onjSixth I I 1 89 Sateen and Mottenour regular 550 Pettlcoatl Monday 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