The Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn, New York on October 27, 1895 · Page 20
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2$,' 1895. 20 THE BEOOKLYX DAILY EAGLE - SUNDAY, OCTOBER CASH INSTEAD OF A BEQUEST. ! William Hoyt Gives $10,000 to the Seney Hospital IT WILL PAY FOR IMPROVEMENTS The Donor Is Brother to Oliver Hoyt. Who Forr.ierl3r Gave the Same Institution $25. OOO Superintendent Brecker. - ridge Specifies How the Monej - Will Be Expended Mo'tuary Chapel to Be Erected Nenr the West Pavilion. At a meeting of the board of managers of Seney hospital. held in the board rooms in old John street, Nc - York, last Thursday, the Rev. Dr. .,'. M: iUiekley. who presided, gave out a most welcome piece of news. A private letter recently received by him in formed him that the writer. William Hoyt of j Stamford. Onnn.. had changed his mind about bequeathing ... nun to Seney hospital. In - I stead he was going to Rive the hospital 510. - )0n cash immediately. William Hnyt is the brother of Oliver I Hoyt, who left Senoy hospital $2.i.dbii when he ! tiled, after having previously given it $! His other tit" J t lark, is still alive and is - i P Fl ' JEVEnTH Avcj ( E. 1 RROfxn PLAN OF SENEY HOSPITAL. also interested in the Peney. The Hoyts ari notable leather merchants iu the Swamp. Puperintir.der.t Breckenridge of the Seney hospital said this morning: "Wo will use about ..".u'iii of the SIU.OOO bestowed by Mr. Hoyt in paying the cust of the improvements we made last summer. We built a corridor v. - h'h connects all the buildings and we also fitted, up the eastern pavilion and are now prepared to occupy it. The other Siiino of Mr. Hoyt's gift we will use in building a mortuary chapel in the rear of the west pavilion. The chapel will cost about !Jl".ioo and we will not proceed till we have all subscribed, but that, we expect, will be very soon. The mortuary chapel will be for the repose of the dead and for service. It will also contain room. - for the pathological work , - ,f the hospital and for the care of specimen:'. "The eastern and western pavilions of this hospital are now complete and we are using a portion of the first two floors of the main building. It will not be long before we shall be able to go on with the work of completion. You see we have a large piece of lnnd here on the east. side. Some day we will have there a fine hospital for children. "One of the drawbacks from which we have suffered in the past is that we have never had accommodations tor wealthy people who wanted fine accommodations and could afford to pay well for them. At the same time w - e have received a great many applications from such people. Ve did take in private patients but we were not able to give them the sort of accommodation that was desirable. Now. however, we can do much better. The eastern pavilion is especially adapted for private patients. Some of the rooms are very fine and look right out on Prospect park. They are large and. airy: they have very high ceilings, ail the appliances are of the very best plumbing, heating, etc. the furniture is excellent and the attendance will be as perfect ar possible. "Here is a dietary kitchen for the preparation of dainties on the spot. You see it ad - Joins the People of means who want good accommodations and can afford to pay handsomely for them can now be gratified." RODE A STOLEN WHEEL. SOCXG TflEODOIii. STKI - 'FEflN" EXPLAINS HOW IT CAME INTO HIS POSSESSION. While Julius Bindrutn. a young salesman and special detective iu tde oinpioy of Hurlbert Bros., bicycle d'Vders on ii - 'dfu - d avenue, nei.r Fuitou street. was riding alon 1! 'dford avenue, ia the nei - hbor:iood of F.tts mvaii, about 7:30 o'clock Friday n ighl.",l:o - r.v. - a boy about li; years old ridimrou awiiee: v, - h;.. - a ho rcconi.ed as one tiiat was stolen iu August last irom Joseph 1.. I.eyr nl i:i" East Siyty - lirst Btreet, New Yor;;. wki! lie v:: - i stopping at Ar - verno, L. L lliudrmi n - dcod "he boy wheru be got the wne - d and he - aid tna: Ids father gave it to him two voars oe;ore. IJindrini then examined the win;", m ire iosr - iy and found that it bore ti: number i - .d - il, the numbir of the missing wheel. At bis request the boy rode along besid him toward 11 uribert's store, but at Flushing avenuu made a break toward the west. Ltr.drim caugtl lii:u alter a short chase and calling Officer IHigau. placed him under arrest. The lioy was takoa to me Twenty - first precinct, where "no gave Ins name as Tneodore StelTern of 111 S asiungton street, lio then said that lie bought the wheoi from a strange man m Fulton street about throe mouths ago. He was arraigned yeet' - rday in the Myrtle avenue police court on a charge or grand larceny in the second degre - made bv Mr. Lew on on a complaint ! information fur - I mueu uy jjr.niirnu ami o dicer uugau. The wlioel w. - ih In i.mirl nn.l nrni i.lniilllla ! l - .v Mr. Levy. Tho boy StulTorn, who was accom - panicd by his father, told Justice Haggerty that j ho saw a man lull from the wheel on Fuitou ; street about three mouths ago The wheel was I badlv broiten. and t id man o fared to so it to i him for 511). StelTern olTerod him S. which I wan accepted, aud the stranger went with liim i to hi father's shop, where the purchase was i comploted. The boy's story was corroborated j by bis father. "1 don t l.eueve this boy stolothe wheel" said jnscicu liaggerty alter ho had beou told bv I BteiTern's father that the boy had nevr bean at j f """1" - no paroieu tuo uoy in me custody ot iits inner, penmngtno uispofition oi tno ease ou Wednesday uoxt. """" LAW LECTURES FOR WOMEN. There rw ten free and twenty half free neholnrshinn in the Wnnmo'i lr c.,c r i 1, i . ' ' University o the City of Now lork.and thev I nr noone.l to!,n to .tt....i r 1 special courses o; 'lectures to women arr.mgod to begin to - morrow. The courses will begin October 2s, November 2."), January 0 and February :i, and there will be three lectures weakly Mondnv, Wednesday ami Friday, at 11 A. M. and at 8 P. M. Tho lecturers in eharre of the avening class will bo .Miss Malie Staulevetta Titus. LI - li. : Katlierine F.lir.abotli Hogan, LL. li. and Mists i.thui Khoda Evans, A. II.. LL. Ji. These cours' - s are iramel to meet tho "wants of business women and women in private life who desire familiarity with tho existing laws, wither for practical purposes to assist iui:l ju'isiiiim; as iiwgauis, wituessiis and custodians of trust estates, or as a bifh - ir study , for their mentu! davclopment. They also fur - ' Iiish preparation for entrance upon the, professional study of the law, witli a view to active practice at tho bar. THE ALTRUIST EUCHRE CLUB. Tho Altruist Euchre club of Bedford height. - ; held its seeor.'l meeting at the home of the Misses Webster on Thursday evening. The, women's prize was won by Miss A. Webster, i and the men's prize by Mr. E. llti Vnl. After 1 partaking of light refreshments the guests adjourned to the parlors, where they spent the rest of the evening dancing. Among i those eji - e!!cnt were: Mis Hints. Miss V.'atkins. Mrs. Trent. Mr i Cn - la - hton. Mr. Callaer. Mr. Means. Mr. ImVul. ! Mr. Watkins. Mr. I'latlln. Dr. Holmes, J. Wat kins. Mr. Ilrowri. Mr. Treat, the Misses WcbMer the Misses Wurds, Miss Loden, Miss Bctts, Mis: Rowley. Mb! 12 CONSULTATION GRATIS. Conic in any time. Our establishment jui'l m - system arc worth knowinjr :il ut and we'll Ikj glad to show and explain them t you. If wo do nut satisfy you of our ability to do the hiidiesr grade of work (at moderate prices) don't, come airain. Let vour own srood sense UeciOc. Scientific ! try at SI'.deraU 2'ricfx. V. S. DKXTAL ASSOl 1ATIOX, ;I4'i Fultot. St cor. Jiooruin place). A I A M S H V M D ERT. A pretty In mo wedding was celebrated at 43 Douglass street on Wednesday evening. October 23, the contracting parties being Miss .Yellie I.,. Hum - bert, youngest daughter of Emma B. and the late Francis J. Humbert, and William A. Adams, of Turks island. West Indies. Tile Rev. A. J. Lyman. D. I)., of the South Congregational church, officiated. The bride's gov.n was of w!;.;p silk trimmed with lace and I satin. She carried a bouquet of bride roses. Miss Emma Codet. a cousin of the bride, acted as maid of hoonr and was attired In yel - I low siik and carried yellow roses. The best ! man was Frami - - ('. Humbert, brother of the ! bride. The souvenirs to the best man and maid r - f honor were handsome gold stick pins ' set with pearls. The parlors were tastefully j decorated wdth chrysanthemums. A recep - mernus relatives aud friends tendered their congratulations to the young couple. Many handsome and costly gifts were received. Mr. and Mrs. Adams left for a southern tour and on their return will reside in this city. Among the friends present were: Tic - I'. - v. A. .1. I.vniar.. P. l: Mrs. Kmma K. !". Mr. :. . .1 . ' I i ; V:i::.'i':n !..:!. Mr la ' V" W. !!:: - . . i .Mrs. c Humbert. Mr. ami Mr - . .1. .1. f. I: a :r.l Miss Ite'.ou HutnlnTt. Mr. V. Harm - ::. Mr. and Mrs. E. I - . . ir. - . Ml. - . - Lane. Miss Mr. - . M. - Nair. Mrs. S. J. - nnr, Miss Mary Y' - unff. Miss Miss Fiimv - . Ya - .h::igl.,n. MIs - a.. - . - .B. Benjamin W. Worth. Miss 1 1 r'rani; C. 1 i u:nl" - - l't. Miss Jennie c - let. Miss Mamie, Hutherford. k.':i. Mr. t,.i Mrs. WllHam II. 1:1 I Vdln&fKid. Miss Anna J.din - ks or.. Miss Mary Jacks.. a. Mrs. M:ss Nellie Perkins, Mrs. George Hitttt - Ha Mrs. J Mrs. A. .1: - . - I ! ri;I:is. !lu:i:ir:. Mi. - s - :u - e Humbert, I)r. and Mrs. '. S. K - r - .r. - H. Or. and Mrs. ar.d Mr - . .!. c'layt - .n. Charles ( S:cv..ns. Mr. and Mrs. Frank I!. !!: . Miss Emma Cod' - .. E. Caldwell. Mr. 'layton. Mrs. M. A. H. Slovens. Harry Kdwdn (Vjdc - t. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. 'Vide - .. Mr. and Mrs. mlihuc Tli cnpi - 1 :c Hi Mr. ar.d Mrs. JVnn Barnctt. Mrs. Miss Myra Curtiss. Summertiold s. Sarah F.rown. Mr. and Mrs. J.. '.Mr: Char . Ha!! - - . - k. Mrs. Minnie e,ant. Mr. and rce c. Rvder. Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Young, r.arr.e::. Mrs. Miss. ABEL DAY. Miss Eva Day and Mr. Peter Abel were married on Wednesday evening. October 10. a: the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Day, lafi Adelphi street. The Rev. G. N. Makely of the Cumberland street Presbyterian church, performed the ceremony. The bride wore a rich white silk dress trimmed with duchess lace. She carried' a bouquet of white roses tied with white ribbons. Miss Leanie May was maid of honor. bne wore pink silk crepon and carried a bunch of pink roses. Misses Emma and Marian Day. the bridesmaids, had white silk dresses. Their bouquets were of pink roses Arthur Noble Brown was best man. The parlors were very handsomely decorated with palms. Shortly oeforo midnight the young couple left for a trip through the New England states. They are to make their home with the bribe's mother. The following were among the guests: Mr. and Mrs. H. Day, Robert Day, Harry Day. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Day. Mr. and Mrs. Peter Abel. Misses Etta and Florence Abel. George Abel. Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Grautlaan. Miss Florence Grautl - gan. Mrs. M. Le Clair, Miss Fannie Le Clair, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Frazier, Master Warren Frazicr. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Day. Harry J. Day. Eugene A. Day. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Kent, Miss Louise Kent, Charles Blachtord, Stephen Griffing, Miss Ella Grifflng. Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Foster. Mrs. B. D. Cook. Mr. Yoe - mens. Louis A. Day, Miss A. Wintrachen. August Wintrachen. Alfred Wintrachen. Miss Jeannette Stewart. J. Fred Rinsland. Miss Julia Radestraid. Mrs. Thomas E. Nichols, Mr. and Mrs. George P. Barrie. Lionel Wiles, Miss Annie Shaw. Miss May Barrie. NICKEL L'RQUHART. At the home of the bride's sister. 902 Halsey street, on Wednesday evening. Miss Emily A. Vrquhari was married to W. Arthur Nickel, the Rev. Samuel King officiating, in the presence of relatives and a few intimate friends of tho young couple. The bride's attendant was her sister. Miss Eva L. Urquhart. who wore yellow landsdowne trimmed with white mousse! ine de soie and carried a bouquet of yellow roses. William C. Smyth acted as best man. The bride entered the room on the arm of the groom, and was attired in wdiite brocaded satin trimmed with point lace and carried white roses. Among the guests present were: Mr. and Mrs. It. Iiuryea, Mr. and Mrs. YViUiai': A. Nlokw. the gromu's parents: Mr. and Mrs. V. rniuhart. Misses Jessie and Jennie rrquhari. .Mr. and Mrs. James Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. John Mr - . H. Kaudmrfier. ieorge Harper. Miss HatUe Timnn. John Miss E:ta Thorniahlei:. Miss Emma Thormahlen. Charles t!akr. Miss Mollie Wells. Miss Edith lKiker. Miss lielle Baker. George I ehevnlse, Miss T"i'' a Wilson. Miss (ienevleve Watson. Alfred Watson. Miss E. J. Miller. Mrs. William Taylor. Clara and Amelia Oartheusor, Osciar Cnr - thvuser. Mrs. A. J. Smyth. Mr. and Mrs. Itxir - dette Oakes. Mr. ami Mrs. Ceorge Simpson. Mrs. Thomas It. Jones, H. E. .Touts. T. R. Jones, Jr.: Mr. and Mrs. lllend. Mr. and Mrs. June. Mr. anil Mis. A. ?,Ieyers. Mrs. G. S. Duryea. Mrs. Gulon, John Porter, Burl Martin. Misses Louie ar.d May Martin. Walter rrquhart. Mrs. Kate Plnekney of I'oaphkeri.sle. Miss Ella Hewitt of Poushkeepsie. Mr. anil Mr. - i. E. Cropser. Samuel Arnold'. Mr. and Mrs. William Arnold. Mr. ami Mrs. Wilson Nickel. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Slleox, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kitur. The iious - was handsomely deeorated with palms. KENNEDY" SMITH. St. Vincent Farrar's Roman Catholic church iR East Seventieth street. New York, was the scene of n vcrv nreltv wpdrilnp - nn Rnndnv pv. Kennedy and Miss M. A. Smith, both of New York. The church was profusely decorated with palms and vellow roses and the same poo;. srll,mo was (,arrie1 somo , ln(1 dresses of the bride and bridesmaid. The bride was attired 'in white satin richly trimmed with duchess lace. The bridal bou - quet consisted of white orchids and lilies of the valley. Miss E. L. Hall was bridesmaid. She wore a gown of yellow satin with hat to match anil carried vidlnw roses. Tho bride. groom was supported by John Smith, brother of the bride, and the ushers were Michael i Smith. William Hall. M. J. Coyle and J. IG Iagan. The ori(tr, given away y her j uncle. John Lee, and tho Rev. Father Gaffnev officiated. Among the guests were: ! John Mrs. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Fay. Mr. . Mrs. Ked. - y . if Melr.. - . Mr. and Mrs. Ryan l:.wt,,n. Mr. and ..irs. .Joseph McAulev I'ro iklyn. Mr. and Mrs. cusuck, Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Ilmd - rlck. Mr. and Mrs. Granger. John Smith, Miss R.rse Smith. Michael s - mllh. M:ss li. .1. Smith. J. O. Hagan. Miss Ken n - ly, Mr. Hall, the .Misses Haii. Mr. Smith Miss Smith it' Yonkorr.. !'. Harlem i. Hnvn. J. Ooylc - . MImh Urr - jrc. Mr. T ialy. Miss Mr( "abe, Mr. La I'e.'r. - Mi - s ( lark - . 1.. Marten. Miss Kennedy. W, Coyle. Mr. Gavlcan. Mr. Kennedy, Mr. L - bwn an.l the Misses Itrown. TWENTY - FIVE YKAKS MARRIED. JUDOF. AND MI'.S. BARTLETT CELEBRATE THEIR SILVER ANNIVERSARY. , At their home in Piorrepont street lint night Judge and Mrs. Wilinrd Bartlolt quietly cele brated the twenty - hith aauivorsary of tnoir marriage. Invitations wore gent only to those friends who weru present at the woddiug eere - itirniy in 1S70. to relatives and to a fow of the most Intimate friends of tho judge and his charming wife. Tho occasion was entirely informal, the favored few offering their congratu lations to tho coupie and wishing thorn many happy years more oi happiness together. Beecham's pills for constipation io and 25. Get the book at your druggist's and go by it. Auau&l salia zaoro t tn CCO0,OQff boaec CHAPEL ON WYCKOFF HEIGHTS, A Newly Constructed and Cozy Hous3 of Worship. OFFSHOOT OF AN OLDER CHURCH circle at the top of the Republican ticket - It Stands to the Northeast of Ridgewood ! This will mean tluit Mr. Marean is substituted and Just Within the City Line Story of the Movement Which Led to Its Erection A Frame Building of Fair Size and Pleasing Architectural Combinations. A short distance northeast of Ridgewood, and Just within the city line, stands the pretty little chapel, an illustration of which ! accompanies this sketch. The edifice is the result of tho efforts of the Young People's j society of Christian Endeavor of the Classon I avenue Presbyterian church, and is the out - come of the appointment less than three years ago of a committee from that society to look up a place where missionary - work might be done. The committee decided to recommend the starting of a Sunday school on the site mentioned above. The Christian Endeavor society indorsed this recommendation, and voted ?250 lor the support of the work the first year. The ses sion of the church granted permission to begin the enterprise, with the understanding. however, that that body would m no way be j financially responsible. As individuals, however, the members of the session have from the beginning, by money and otherwise, encouraged the work. The store at 1S5 Wyckoff avenue was rented, benches and chairs bought, an organ, which had served its days " ' irea for the Classon avenue church, was repa and put in commission, an arm chair and table were purchased for the platform, the latter having been built bv the voung men members : of the committee, and thus the Wyckoff heights j chapel was started. On Sunday, April 20, i WYCKOFF HEIGHTS PRESBYTERIAN CHAPEL. lSfio. the Sunday school - was opened, seventy - eight pupils applying for membership. A majority of the seventy - eight were plac ed in the infant class and Miss Gertrude L. Wood, the well known Christian Endeavor worker, was put in charge. In less than six months Sunday evening preaching services were begun, a reading room for men opened and a junior Christian Endoavor society or ganized. More room was soon needed and the school was divided, the infant class meeting in the morning and the main school at 3 In the afternoon. A boys' society, girls sewing school and a Christian Endeavor society were then formed. Enlarged quarters being again needed owing to the rapid growth of the Sunday school last fall the store at 1S4 Wyckoff avenue was rented, but this was also found too small. The governing committee of the mission appointed a building committee, through whose efforts the boards of the church became interested in the work and the difficulty of procuring funds with which to build and encourage the young people was overcome. The pretty little Wyckoff heights chapel, which will meet all "requirements for years to come and of which the members may well be proud is the result. Early in July last a lot SO by 100. on the north side of Harman street, between Wyckoff and St. Nicholas avenues, was purchased and work at once begun on the handsome and well arranged structure. The plans were drawn by Architect Mercein Thomas and the building contract awarded to Oeorge Fletcher & Sons, all of this city. The building Is GO by 80 feet and is placed in the center of the lot. which is SO by 100 feet. It is hoped to occupy the new building by the 1st of December, when it is planned to have a week of special services. The building Is a frame one, and in design is a modification of Romanesque architecture, with colonial accessories. The high peaked roof and sides are shingled and stained in harmonious colors. The interior is fitted with rolling partitions, so that if occasion requires, the entire floor and gallery can be thrown Into one largo assembly room, with a floor area of nearly C.000 square feet. There Is a main central entrance into a large vestibule and bread hall leading Into the church proper, or chief assembly room, which is 40 by fio feet. At each side of tho hall is an ample class rocm or parlor, 20 by 20 feet. These are separated from the main room by sliding partitions. Stairs extend from the vestibule to the gallery, which is 20 by (10 feet, and also to the cellar. In the rear of the building are the infant class room. 20 by 40 feet, separated from the main room by sliding screens, and the library and pastor's study. These last two rooms are In the northeast and northwest corners, and are !i by 12 feet. Separate side entrances are provided, so that the infant scholars may reach their room without going through the main room. The kitchen, wash rooms, fuel rooms and heating aDDaratus are in the cellar. The church Is trimmed through - I uui m nam iiuuu, iiiki'U iiiiifuKu. 1 11c ecu - niK are puut'ieu aim iik"1 - i aumiLiuu ventilation ouiaineu uiruugii a large uomo over the gallery. All the windows In front of the church are of stained glass. On the sides of the building the margins of the sashes will be filled with harmonious tints of stained glass, the centers being of clear glass. i' rantv c. iiioitst nas oeen superintenueiit 01 the Sunday school since its sturt. The as - sistant superintendents are Herbert M. Will - lams and Miss H. Louise 'Williams, and they have all done good work. Much of the success of the enterprise Is due to the faithful labors of the more than twenty teachers, who, beside teaching on Sunday, have paid frequent visits to the scholars. The success of the Infant class is In very large measure due to Miss Gertrude L. Wood, the attendance at times reaching 27a. and averaging over 200. Miss Fannie W. Clarke has succeeded Miss Wood, the latter having entered upon a course of study for city mission work. The Sunday evening services are evangelistic In character. Excellent speakers and good singing are always provided. Among those who have spoken here are Darwin R. James, the Rev. R. R. Williams. James A. Crulkshank, Joseph A. Burr, Thomas H. Cole, W. W. Freeman, Harry S. Shaw. E. P. Loomls. William Harlan Page. The Boys' brigade drill on Monday evening and Tuesday evening the women of the neighborhood meet and discuss timely topics. The rag carpet on the floor of the parlor in the present building was made by them. Misses Fannie S. Williams and H. Louise Williams have the direction of this work. On Wednesday evening the Christian Endeavor society meets. The average attendance is about twenty - five. In connection with its work it publishes a monthly paper called the Wyckoff Heights Record. The officers are: President, Herbert M. Williams; vice president, 'William Lohn; secretary, Charles Schu - To Republicans, Who Wish to Vote JOSIAH T. MAREAN OF BHOOKLYN. For Justice of the Supreme Court: You have only to make a cross thus. X, in the littlo square at tbe left of Mr. Mnrean's nnme on the ballot, also a cross thus. X, at the left o the two Republican candidates you wish to vote, and then make a cross thus X, in the ior me - uepuoiiouu cuuuitmi. uui - aud that the whole ticket, with that sub - stitution made, is voted. You may vote any three out of the whole list of candidates; it does not matter in what order their uutnes appear on the ballot, nor whether on the same Hue or a different line. If you wish to vote for Mr. ilureau you dojiot have foTlrop the Kopubiican whose name is ou tb game line. you"mv drop any of thejhroe. , . - th yo on "Elec t; ' . , ., - - t. - o,i Si - hnmnhpr. On Thursday evening the meetings of the Boys' society are held. At this time me young boys of the neighborhood gather, play games, read and study the Sunday school lesson. Arthur B. Churchman is the leader. Miss H. Louise Williams Is president of the King's daughters circle, which meets on alternate Friday nights. Saturday afternoon the junior Christian Endeavor meets. The average attendance is about fifty. At the recent state convention fifty - one little ones from this society were present. Saturday evening each week the reading room is open, in cnarge oi the Young Men's league. ! rank C. Moffat is president. During the season the league placed a base ball team in the field, which won a majority of the games contested. The chapel committee, appointed by the Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor of the Classon avenue Presbyterian church, of which tho Rev. Joseph Dunn Burrell is nastcr. and which has general control of the t frtn.r. Trte, I wont mere. it ii - jjmseui. no in!ioo. ouu F Eastmond, chairman: H. Louise Williams. secretary: Arthur B. Churchman, treasurer; Miss Fannie S. Williams, Miss Jaura ri. Wood, Frank C. Moffat, Herbert M. Williams and James A. oruiKsnanK, ex - omcio. ira number of communicants is now about forty, regular communion services having been held for some time past. POINTS ABOUT POLICEMEN. ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM MANY STA - TION HOUSES. According to tho statement of a detective in a precinct near the city hall the city Is infested with a perfect swarm of sneak thieves, third rate burglars and pickpockets. They flock over here in the afternoon from New York and fairly line the streets, this officer says. New York does not furnish them all by any ir.eans. There are a lot left over from the world . fair who were always crocks and many more who were once work - inirmen but have been driven to theft through lack of employment. "This will be a great winter for burslHries, mark my words," quoth the detective la question. "There is no use In talking, the police and detective force we have now in Brooklyn is not big enough to watch ah these crooks. The crooks have, no trouble at all in watching the policemen. They can tell 'em of course as far as they can see them. It seems to me it would be a very effective plan to put out say one in every three policemen in citizen's clothes, letting the other two cover the three posts in uniform. A thief Is apt to be much less daring If he knows ihre are many otllcers in plain clothes about, than he Is when he finds that all be needs to do is to keep lab on blue uniforms ar.d brass buttons. It's the same way in New York. The thieves and crooks are getting bolder since Byrnes got out. They are even pushing their way down town into the Wall sn - eet section. This is because the same protection Is not afforded to that district thai Byrnes used to keep there. Burglars didn't linger long in the big money centers when he was superintendent of police. I can tell you. 1 rentemler one time when I and my side partner bad occasion to hang around Wall street for a man who was wanted for stabbing a fellow. We found that whenever we loitered in the neighborhood of any of the big offices we were watched. We might wait awhile on the sidewalk and then go In a door and out on the other side of u building, but w, - were pretty sure to meet a fellow when we emerged who had been observing us from lite lirst. Yes, this will be a good season for the crooks unless tilings change tremendously." Ottlcer Robinson was recently transferred from the Twenty - first precinct, at Flushing and Clermont avenues, to the Fourth precinct, at lle - Knlb and Classon avenues. His comrades in the old precinct were ssorry to lose his company, but they say that when the wind is from the southeast they still hear from him ir. the midnight hours - , when Ids sonorous snores shake the walls of the Classon avenu - .1 building. Justice Haggerty said, when he heard of the transfer of Robinson: "I am glad be is stiii retained In this section of the city, for I do not know of any more eiTl - cier.t. const lentious otheer than he has proved himself to be in any rasr with which be was connect nl that has been brought before this court." Sergeant David I - 'vans of - the Twenty - fifth pro - , pn,.t - . - n Hamilton was a lew - days ag pre - j Sentel with a hat belt. club and a meerschaum pipe by the patrolmen of his former precinct, the Tenth. The event took place in Columbia hall. Union street, and two platoons of police were I present. When Serseant Evans entered the room j the band struck up "For He's a Jolly Good TTollow - ' At - rer Serjeant Rogers made the nre - gentatlon a supper was eaten, Somf. of ,, preFcnt were Detective Sergeants 7 - ,, , rnlon. Patrolmen Hhntigan. Cham bers, culhane, McDermott, Delancs - , Fonron, Meyer. Fennel!, Clune, Cully, McCauley, Scully, Kellly. Kogerty and Slgglns. CAPTAIN JAMES MOORHEAD. A HANDSOME TRIBUTE TO A WELL KNOWN BROOKLYNITE. The Newsdealer and Stationer concludes a sketch of Richard K. Fox by the following allusion to a well known aud estimable Brook - lynite: But this story would be incomplete without the name of Captain James Moorhead, the general manager. In recent years he has taken Mr. Fox's place in looking after the details and the management of the great business. Ho has taken up the work where It was left off and has reinvigorated and added stimulus to it. He is more than well liked for bis many good qualities and his genial disposition by those with whom he is brought in contact, and In him Mr. Fox has a man who Is devotedly attached to his interests. Captain Moor - head's life has been an extremely buBy one, and it Is owing to his untiring energy and his indefatigable adherence to the right principles of life that his success is due. What Jin Jortt y 1 Xbe Eaglo Alainiaat Clvea tho alootion turji. - Adw. THE EXCURSION TO ATLANTA. SEVENTY - FIVE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN BOOKED FOR THE SPECIAL TRAIN. The Eagle bureau is again in the excursion business and it has been very busy during the past week answering inquiries in regard to the citizens' excursion to Atlanta on the 20th of next month and booking those who intend making the trip. Already two - thirds of the party Is made up and applications are coming in quite rapidly. All of the staterooms and drawing rooms have been taken and there are no more to be had unless another compart ment car can be secured from the railroads. Efforts are now being made to accomnlish this object and in case they are successful many of those who have been disappointed m regard to securing staterooms can be accommodated. There are quite a number of very desirable sections and lower berths still untaken. The car for men has a few occupants, but will probably be completely filled before the day of starting. There will be a great many women id the party, as a large majority of the men will take their wives and in many cases their entire families. It will be hardly possible to accommodate on this train more than one hundred and twenty - five people, and seventy - five have been "positively - booked to go. The trip promises to be a most pleasant one in every respect. The party will consist of the best citizens of Brooklyn and the feature of living on the train during the stay in Atlanta has novelty about it. As a part of its share in the nroeramme of Brooklyn day, a complete issue of the Eagle win pc puDiisnea at the exposition, and will ake the form of a souvenir Atlanta edition and winter resort number. No effort will be spared to make this unique issue a success. In it not only will the entire exposition be faithfully and cleverly described by able writers now engaged in preparing their material, but a series ol well written articles, descriptive of Southern life and setting forth the advantages and beauties of the various points as healthful winter resorts and objects of more than ordinary interest to the tourist, will appear, with illustrations. On the 24th day of November, the day following this issue in the South, the entire edition will be reproduced as a part of the regular issue of the Brooklyn Sunday Eagle, with the addition, naturally, of the reports of the day's doings at Atlanta. A great many of the Southern resorts will open earlier this season on account of the exposition. A number of inquiries have already been received for accommodations in Florida by families who intend visiting Atlanta In November and who will immediately journey on to the land of flowers and oranges. The South and North Carolina resorts are already open, many of them, and some remain open all the year. The famous Highland Park hotel at Aiken, S. C, is to open on December 1 under the new management of Priest & Eager, who have entirely renovated and refurnished the Souse. Aiken is said to have the dryesi climate of any place east of the Rockies and Is also noted for its miles of beautiful pines. The Battery Park hotel and the Kenilworth inn at Asheville, S. C, are preparing for their winter business. They are well known hostelries and need no recommendation. Asheville is an all the year round resort, in the winter for Northern people and in the summer for Southern people. Mr. McKlssick, proprietor of the Battery Park hotel, who called at the Eagle bureau last week, says his house has been crowded all summer and that the prospects for the winter were never better. He acknowledged his indebtedness to the Eagle bureau for the sending of a large number of guests to him last winter. Many persons who anticipate a visit to Atlanta call daily at the bureau for Information concerning hotel accommodations. The bureau Is well stocked with hotel literature in the exposition city and can furnish bc - commodations at most any price. The Eagle Is carrying In its advertising columns cards qf a number of good Atlanta hotels and the bureau would suggest a careful review of the hotel column. Mr. F. A. Jewett, M. D., of this city, registered at the Hotel Aragon last week. CAN'T SEE PUBLIC RECORDS. MR. OVERTON MEETS WITH A REFUSAL FROM CLERK FARRELL. Charles C. Overton of Coney Island wants a lew questions answered by Clerk Farrell of th board ot supervisors, and would like to know what access as a citizen be has to public records. Incidentally ho is inclined to bring ilx. Farrell's recent announcement of the tax rate, under considerable scrutiny it not doubt Mr. Overton is one of the proprietors of a waeltly paper called the Kings County Journal, published in the Thirty - first ward, and circulating through what - were formerly the town3 of Flntbush, Flatlonds. Gravesoiid and Hew Utrecht. It has been Mr. Overton's vcus - tom for ten years past to go over the books of assessment under control of the Doard of supervisors and glean therefrom dotails, which Kive the people of that locality particular knowledge of lha receipts and. expenditures. This year, such access has boon positively refused him. and he has taken steps to find oat, the result being that at tho supervisors' meeting Mr. Farrell it likely to be. listed some questions. ilr. Overton was seea yesterday concerning tno rumor ana sum: "it Is true that I havo been refused, for the first time In ten years, access to the assessment books and tax rolls 1 care of the board of supervisors. I went to Clerk Fnrreli's office Thursday, and the man engaged there said be would prefer 1 Kot Mr. Farrell's consent before ho allowed me to look over the books. I went to Mr. Farrell. looking on it s a matter of lorm, but was startled to have him refuse mo. ' 'What is your reason'?' 1 asked him. " 'Because the figures are my private proper ty, and i tlon t propose to lot the puolic have access until alter they are approved by the toara, he answored. " 'Then your decision is fiaal?' said L " "It is,' was his answer. "1 llion went to SuperTisor - at - Large Fitchlo and he was more than surprised to know what had happened. With me he went to the clerk's office und found Deputy Clerk M. T. Dowden there, iu the absence oi Mr. Farrell. He told us politely that, na niB superior had refused me the itiiormation. he must do the same. 1 saw Supervisor Dike and he promised that tho matter should be brought belore the board on Monday. "I am not questioning the accuracy of Mr. Farrell's figures, thoutth Mayor SchiHren seems to cast a cloud ou them. I do remember this: Three years ago I discovered an error In the tax levy iu the Twenty - ninth ward (Flutbush), wnicu invoivea - j4.uuu. jasc year x lounu ua omission ia tho levy of tho Xhirty - flrt ward of tho Engeman property, 11 mounting to $270, - 000. This year 'everything may be correot. What I comment on is the (act that tho gentleman who reiuses mo aceess to the books and roll on the ground that they are his private property has seen nt to publish the results as official aud has them on the front of the headquarters of the regular Democratic campaign committee, of vwhleh he is a member, using them as eampaigii material." Supervisor Fitehie when seen yesterday said: "1 have no official knowledge of Clerk Far - roll's rerusal of the books. He has aot refused me. I called ou Deputy Clsrk Dowden. with Mr. Overton and he told us that as Mr. Farrell bad refused tho examination he would have to. That's all I know." Supervisor Linuekin of the Twenty - first Ward, said yesterday that action would certainly bo taken on Monday direetiug Clerk Farrell to permit the inspection of the lax rolls. If the result should have been manufactured it ought to be known, und any attempt at secrecy would act as a boomerang to the Democratic party. BIG FIRE IN A GLASS FACTORY. Glassboro, N. J., October 26 A fire which originated in glass factory No. 1 of the Whitney glass works this morning destroyed tho actory warehouses, packing house, a store and meat market. The blaze was discovered by an employe of the factory who picked up what he supposed was a bucket of water and threw It on the blaze. It was afterwards discovered that the bucket contained coal oil. In an instant the entire room was ablaze and before the fire department responded the building was a mass of flames. The loss to Whitney Bros, is over $100,000; fully covered by insurance. FREE MAIL DELIVERY EXTENSION. Washington, D. C, October 26 Postmaster Dayton and the superintendent of free delivery of the New York post office was in Washington to - day consulting with Assistant Postmaster General Jones about the extension of the free delivery service to the annexed district in New York. That part of Westchester county which has been annexed will now be supplied by carrier service after January 1. and the post offices in the district will be discontinued and sub - stations established. An inspector of the department will be sent to New York to co - operate with Postmaster Dayton in making the change. DURRANTCASE NEAR THE JURY San Francisco's Great Murder Trial Nearly Completed. STRONG CIRCUMSTANTIAL CASE. The Iron Nerve of the Young Medical Student Stands by Him Still Murder in the First Degree or an Acquittal Asked lay the Prosecution for the Horrible Butchery of Minnie Williams and Blanche Lamont. The murder of Minnie Williams and Blanche Lamont. have attracted more attention than any crime in recent years, save perhaps the Whitecbapel murders In London. And yet, in some particulars, more cold blooded atrocity was displayed by the San Francisco fiend than by the English Jack the Ripper. It has been a problem replete with surprises, and not only the people of San Francisco, but those of the whole countr3' have awaited the result of the trial with breathless interest. It was on April 3 that Blanche Lamont, a popular member of the Sunday school of the Emanuel Baptist church, suddenly and mysteriously disappeared. The young woman resided with her aunt, but outside of her immediate circle of friends little was thought of her absence, it being believed that she had run away from home. Her friends, however, asserted that there had been THEODORE CURRANT. foul play, because she was devoted to her church work, and a quiet, modest young woman. Friday, April 12, another member of the Emanuel church Sunday school disappeared. This was Minnie Williams, who had left her home in the evening to attend a meeting of young people at Dr. Vogel's. She never appeared there and was never again seen alive by her parents. The very next day a party of people who entered the library of Emanuel church found that quiet retreat had been desecrated by a murder most foul. The dead body of Minnie Williams was found there, but so hacked and mutilated as to be almost unrecognizable. Almost destitute of clothing, her body had been hacked and slashed with brutal ferocity, and part of her skirt had been thrust into her mouth as a gag, and then driven down her delicate throat with a sharp pointed stick. Swift on the heels of this discovery came another. The next day, Sunday, the police in their search through the church finally reached the belfry, which projects conspicuously above the church Itself. There, in the dusky twilight of the belfry tower, they were brought face to face with the dead body of missing Blanche Lamont. It was nude and the remains of the once beautiful girl were verging on decomposition. She had been cruelly strangled and the marks of murderous fingers shone red against the marble of her rxony. MINNEE WILLIAMS. skin. Bits of her clothing were found stuck in chinks here and there all over the belfry. San Francisco rang with the news of the double crime and there was a wild scene at the church that Sunday night, when a mob assembled about the doors. The violence displayed in the killing of the girls, the mystery - respecting their ends - and the fact that a church had been so fearlessly desecrated aroused the population to a dangerous pitch ot anger that almost found expression in rioting. Theodore Dun - ant had been known to have been friendly with the two girls, and Blanche was said to have been last seen in his. com pany, so the police promptly arrested him. At the very moment of his arrest he first displayed the iron nerve that from that day to this has never seemed to desert him. His only attitude when taken into custody was that of ludlguant innocence. Hardly less surprising than the murders themselves was Durrant's arrest. As librarian of the church and an officer of the Sunday school he had always displayed a zeal in the cause of Christianity that won for him enconiums and a reputation that set at scorn the commission of any crime or misdemeanor. Through all the months that he laid in jail awaiting his trial Durrant maintained his ar - BLANCHE LAMONT. mor of icy reserve. He appeared rather indifferent than otherwise and displayed little comprehension of his terrible situation. Indeed, it has only been very recently, when the tide has set rather against him, that this young man of blood and iron has permitted his splendid nerve to be shaken ever so slightly. Although there had been two murders it was determined that the murder of Blanche Lamont should be tried first probably as presenting a better chance of conviction. All San Francisco, cr rather all that could be jammed into the court over which Judge Murphy presided, beard the opening speech of Prosecuting Attorney Barnes, when the trial formally opened oarly last month. In it he promised in effect to show that Durrant had been seen to enter Emanuel Baptist church with Blanche Lamont on the fatal April S, tho day when she disappeared, and they began a laborious process of tracing Durrant's steps throughout that day with this purpose in view. This was to be the capsheaf of the prosecution's case that the two together entered the church. Tho prosecution had no direct evidence, but expected to be able to weave such a chain of circumstantial evidence around the accused that he could not escape. So they vi - - asX7u:s IM I Nb ' brought forward witness after witness, persons who had seen Blanche Lamont and Dur - rant join each other at the normal school, where she was a student, persons who saw them in a street car, and evidence to show that they left the street car about 5 o'clock in the afternoon and walked in the direction of the church. Supplementing the testimony relative to the two approaching the churph is the testimony of Organist King, who, it so chanced, was engaged in practice in the church late on the afternoon of April 3. Ho declares that Durrant. sick, disheveled and bearing a generally demoralized appearance, staggered into his presence and feebly announced that while repairing a leak In tho gas pipe near the roof he had been partially overcome. He sent King after a dose of bromo seltzer, and when he had somewhat recovered the two left the church. This was the case of the prosecution In a nut shell, although it seemed as if a .strong case bad been made out by District Attorney Barnes, the lawyer for the defendant, seemed to regard it as a good joke, and one of them, Deuprey, declared that his client would ba cleared In two minutes. They gave out the impression with systematic persistance that they had some coup dc etal under cover, which would bring Durrant to liberty and startle the people beside. This sensation, however, consisted simply of an insinuation that the Rev. George Gibson, pastor of Eman - ual church, had something to do - with tha murder. The basis of the defense's implication of the clergyman semed a vague charge that Gibson's - handwriting was similar to that ou a package containing Blanche) Lament's rings, which was received from I some mysterious source "by Blanche's aunt i - ut; vejj, uay .uinnic Williams' body was found. This point, however, was not brought out thoroughly, the defense directing all its efforts to prove an alibi for Durrant on April 3, by claiming he was at a medical school lecture, that afternoon. Scores of students were summoned, but none of them could recall whether Durrant was present that day or not. The defense maintained that Durrant was present and took notes of the lecture, while the prosecution claimed he so - cured the notes afterward. Durrant himself admitted that on the "advice of his lawyers, he asked one of his lecturers. Dr.. Graham, for the notes, not for the purpose of copying them, but to verify his own. Dr. Graham testified, however, that Durrant admitted having no notes of his own, but said if he could get them, his alibi would be perfect. On the stand in his own defense, Durrant outlined in detail his alleged movements on April 3, claiming that while he was with Blanche Lamont on April 3 it was during the morning, not the afternoon; that he left her about 10 o'clock, attended a lecture in the afternoon and went to Emanuel church, where he was overcome by gas iu fixing the burners. Durrant was on the stand for three days, and retained his calmness throughout the entire ordeal. This, with evidence as to character, was all that was offered by the defense. In rebuttal, tho prosecution produced all five of the church trustees, who swore that Durrant had not been instructed to fix the gas burners. Professor Pine, an expert, swore that if tho prisoner had been overcome by gas, as he stated, it would have caused his death. Other experts declared that the effects of inhaling gas were to suffuse the face with blood. This was important, as Organist King had sworn that when Durrant rushed into the room after he claimed to have inhaled the gas his face was deathly pale. There were other witnesses, including a young woman reporter, who admitted having been a police spy, but whose testimony was unimportant. Assistant District Attorney Peixotto spent all day Friday summing up. and characterized the defendant as a more inhuman monster than hero, or any other tyrant of whom there was any record. He asked the jury to render one of two verdicts murder in the first degree or not guilty, claiming that the prisoner should either be hanged or set at liberty. In summing up for the defense, Durrant's previous good character was set up as one reason why he could never have committed such an atrocious murder. The trial of Theodore Durrant Is nearing Us close and the case will probably go to tho jury next Thursday or Friday. Attorney Dickinson, for the defense, has said he will conclude on Tuesday morning, to - which day the case has been continued, and Attorney Duprey, also for the defense, will probably finish for Durrant on Tuesday afternoon. District Attorney Barnes expects to begin his argument on Wednesday morning and to complete his closing a.ddress the same day. Judge Murphy's charge will be long and exhaustive and its delivery may occupy a day. The exhibits are numerous and in the case of some will require Tnuch study on the part ot the jury. This is particularly true of the comparison of the notes of Durrant and those made by student Glazer, with whom Durrant quizzed. It is understood that the district attorney will parallel the two sets of notes and argue that Durrant's could not be more like Glaz - er's without having been copied verbatim. The district attorney will, it is said, also attack the roll call and will call attention to the error in marking student Gavin present when he was, in fact, absent. The Jury will be asked to judge for Itself as to the alleged similarity between the handwriting of the Rev. J. George Gibson and that on the package inclosing MBlanche Lament's rings. The defense abandoned its intention of placing experts on the stand to endeavor to show this alleged similarity. VASSAP. AID SOCIETY. AUTUMN REUNION OF THE LOCAL BRANCH OF THE ASSOCIATION. The autumn reunion of the Brooklyn branob. of the Vasaar Aid society was held yesterday afternoon at the residence ot the secretary, Mr William M. Dean, 185 McDonough street. Ther was a full attendance and much interest was manifested in the proeeedinga. Sirs. Frank L. Babhott presided, coming in from her country plae for the occasion. Tho business meeting convened promptly at 2:30 and after the discussion of routine matters fho question of joining the state federation oi women's olubs came up for consideration and it was decided to accept tho invitation, tho delegates to the convention to bo hold next month to be appointed later. The society at present as heretofore has two proteges at Ynssar and the expenses incurred thereby have somewhat depleted the treasury, so that a committee was appointed to arrange lor an entertainment at an early date, the pro ceeds of which should ba used to ' increase the funds ot the society. This is th? first time in three or four years that the VasBar aid has made any effort to laise money in this way, but it desires, if possible, to extend its inflienco and assist mere young women to acquire a college education. Tho annual meeting of tho general society will ba held on November 1G. at the home of the president, Mrs. George Hunt Prentiss, 77 First place, and the members were urged to attend. At the close of the business meeting Mrs. Trumnn J. Backu read a paper entitled "A. Plea for Science in tho Home," aud Mis Mo - Kenzie, a pupil of Mrs. Wharton, sang "A.v Maria" and "Ia June" very acceptably. Tea was then served. The tables, attractively deeorated in pink and white, were presided over by Miss Dean, Miss Margaret Dean and the Missep Taggart, who wore dainty gowns of organdie and plak silk. Xho Vassar aid holds three meetings a year, at which routine business Is diseussed for about an hour and then 11 short literary and musical programme is presented, the reunion taking tho form of an afternoon tea. Among those present were Mesdames George Hunt Prentiss, John A. Collier, William Thornton. M. L. Chapel, Charles H. Russell. F. P. Grant, William II. Mott, W. L. Tyler, Abram A. Tyler, Dr. Catherine D. Burnett, Miss Hoffout, of Poughkeepsie, Miss Price of Philadelphia. PHYSICIANS FAVOR DR. KDHN. AN INDORSEMENT FOB THE REFORM CANDIDATE FOR CORONER. A meeting ot practicing physicians was held at G9S Fulton street on Wednesday evening to indorse tho candidacy of Dr. Georjso R. Kuhn, the reform nominee for coroner. Dr. B. J. Morrisou presided and Dr. John O. PolaK acted as secretary. Letters W3re read from a number of physlcianB who were unable to attend highly commendinK Dr. Kuhn for the office and promising tnoir services to secure his election. The meeting ndopted formal resolutions indorsinc the nomination sad authorized the chairman to appoint a committee ot physicians In eaeh ward to advance tho interests of the candidate. Among those who hava declared their intention to oo - operate in this movement and who commend Dr. Kuhn to the favorable consideration of voters irrespective of party are Dr. John Byrne, Dr. George R, Fowler, Dr. Robert L. Dickinson, Dr. Charles Jewett, Dr. Georgo C. Jeffrey, Dr. D. G. Bodkin, Dr. O. A. Gorden. Dr. F. H. Clartt. 7f lie E:i(rlc Job Printing - Off Ice Frinta roil all No matter how many tickets are in the field. No matter what kind of printing you want. Ko matter how nulck yon want it. No matter how large or small the order. Oar presses aro oqubI to aur emereenoy. Fifth floor Elovator. Ad

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