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4 OUQCK EDITION 8ATUKDAY EVENING. FEBRUARY 2. 18S9. REGULAR TKIPS At Twelve Minute Intervals on the Adams Street Line. . Richardson Will Stand Bj All His 'ew Men No Cars to be Run Tn - morrow. Strikers Make No Hostile Demonstrations 3Iove Cars Kiiuniiiar i New York aud Xo Distnrbauccs Reported. The following is the time table of th. - Atlantic lv,.imn Hnilronrt for to - dllj". Clll'S Stlll't fl'0111 Greenwood stables for round trip at A M a M. a m M P. - H. P. M. ;i:IS 3:30 3:42 3:51 1:00 7:00 7:1 - 4 7:24 7:30 7:4H 8:0!) HI 2 h:.vs K - .4K !)!M S:2 !:24 !:3li 10: ia 10 - ;.u 10:3 i 10 - .1S 1 1 :(0 11:15 11:30 - n j - 12:00 13:15 !:;:;() 12:42 12:54 l:llli 1 :lo 1 :.'. 3: ". - J 2:1X1 2: IS 2:30 2:2 2:54 S:24 10:110 1:110 i;0( A mni - nf tills table W.1S given to InspfcOiOl' Mc - Laughliu, countersigned by Commissioner Bell. This was to notify the police how to man the cars. One policeman rude on the front anil one on the back platform of each ear. There was absolutely no disturbance along the Hue at any point, not even a hostile demonstration. The cars o.ily travoruc the Boerum street routs from Greenwood stables to the bridge. Since the warm words which passed between Inspector - McLaughlin and Mr. William J. lUch - ardson, the Inspector hai; insisted that all important communications from the Atlantic Avenue liailroad Company to himself Khali be in writing, and this is now being done to prevent mutual misunderstanding. An evening paper yesterday put the word "cop" in the mouth of Mr. William J. Itichardsou in place of "policeman." Mr. Itichardsou refused to hold further communication with the reporter lrho ho mis - quoted him. Inspector Moi.iugiilm Bail! he objected very strenuously to being called a "cop." lie did not know what the word meant, but had observed that it was invariably used by loafers who spoke in a slurring way of the police. The new drivers and conductors are rapidly retting over their nervousness, and passengers beginning to fill the ears again. One car in winch an EAOMJ reporter rode carried twelve passengers at one time and another carried ten, a greav, improvement on yesi.rday, when there were no passengers. Yesterday there were only eight trips made on the Boerum place line; to - day there are lorty - fivc to be made, which is another groat improvement. The strikers have disappeared from the streets aud men are now going to the Atlantic avenue railroad ofliee to apply for work in increased numbers. Unless the men who are out on strike do something soon their places will be tided. Then they will be confronted by this sentence from the manifesto Mr. Itichardsou i - suod immediately after the tie up: "New men who are put to work will not be discharged to make place for those who have left tne company's employ," Mr. William J. Itichardsou said this morning to an Eacle reporter: "That last sentence states our position exactly. Wo will not discharge the new men to make room fur the old ones. We are taking on more new men all the time aud we will begin in the early part of next week to operate Komo other line of our system. By the end ot next week we will have enough to man our entire syst - m. We have made no communication to our late employes other than that contained in the manifesto issued a week ago to - day. and wc will tend no communications to them. If they want to talk to us they will h ive to come to the company's olliee. We will not go to them. If thev want to talk to us they must talk directly. We will deal with our old men, but not with the Executive Coinmitto of 1). A. 75, li. of L. In ease the Hoard of Mediation and Arbitration arranges the meeting it brojecte 1 we will be present." Mr. William liichardson has a very severe cold He says that his father, the president, is convalescing fast and will be out of the house in the carly part of next week. No ears wilt be run to - morrow, Mr. William J. Richardson fearing for the peace of the Sabbath dav, so he declares. Inspector McLaughlin stated this morning that the Atlantic avenue liailroad Company only running one line was their own lookout. The police are ready to afford protection to all the lines. At the indignation me ting held in Moore's Hall, Fifth avenue and Twenty - third street, last night to express the wrath of property owners against Mr. Iliehardson for not running his ears there really were some properly owners present. The hall is the meeting room of the strikers themselves, aud the fact that they secured the hall and paid for the printing of the handbill. and solicited property owners to come and get indignant made the tiling look like a farce, especially in view of the fact that property owners on Fifth avenue have much to lure if the mob turns against them. Nevertheless there was some sincerity about the meeting. Mr. Philip eh. - Tr., as treasurer, received the following sums of money: John Coyne, liquor dealer al oil n Onion, coal H. V. Afoiinh.m, furnituio Bernard Sinitll, grocer Flunk Kelli unclort - ikei Patrick Mcliowan, dry goo Is Thotnrts Nil!i;i, liu'en William Ainu '. li'tuoi - James N'i.lio!, ion - elc James Phillips l.'o.vnim - at oi - l" !? 1 01) Kill 1110 100 mo 100 ,10 .10 10 10 Total ...SV - 'O This money is solid ca di Mid Mr. eh will pay it to the strikers' represent j lives on demand. A committee was appointed consisting of Phillip Zch, Jr., Bernard Smith, I'atri. - k Me.Cow.m and John Coyne to solic.il further subscriptions for - V.vjruioirTm - fi'ike. Mr. Brazier, the oil cloth manufacturer, is .aid to have dcelnvd that he would give (he strikers : I. ooo il th A omit deal of abuse of .Mr. l'.i - h.il' on dnlged in. Many threatening let!', r. - . havs - b en r. tlm ofliee of the company on Al'.eiUc d at nuc. x This letter was received from a woman : IIi'.ooklyn, .lanuary 3 1. iss'.t. To President h'ic!iorih:on : lh:.ui Sir. - I see it is impo - - ib!e fu yon to get any man to rim a ear over your track. .Yov, il Voir will accept me and pay me lie Tloo I will take a car the entire rout - and nt.ii n. am a woman, but 1 know I can do it if you will allow me. Send word by ( o'clock and we will come up immediately. Mr. l'.ichanlson cut off (ho signature and would not let reporters see it. There is no change in the outlook at the I'.ergen street stable; and one unacquainted witli the state of affairs would not be ware that there was tie up in that section of the city. Five men of Captain Folk's command are in charge and have nothing to do but kill time. A number of strikers, ten all told, occupied a position to - day on the sidewalk opposite tho stables and discussed, to them, the all important subject. They were quiet and orderly and when approached byauEaoi.n reporter they said they were willing to give what information they could. but had absolutely none to impart. Depot For. man lluddy is still taking care of the horses in the stable aud said that no attempt would be mad. to run a oar on the Bergen street line until the trouble was settled, one way or the other, at the down town stables. LITTLE CIIA.M.'K I.V XK1V YOliJf. Some Itoails Arn Itniiiiiii? Nclu - sluln Timo. Other S5cnm:it Sillo. There was little outward evidence of a strike in New York to - day. The Sixth avenue road sent out its first e.)' at 7 o'clock. It was followed by forty others, all running on schedule time. Twenty ears run tuCanal strei t ainltwenly run to Yescy street. This I. just one half the usual number of ears on this liic. F.aeh ear is accompanied by two policemen. They were not molested in any way. They make regular time and carry the u - ual number of pa - . - - tigers. Tie - o.'ie... ; i.' fbis company were crowded all the morning by applicants for positions. Tin: most desirable men were cm - ployed and oilier - turned . - may. Among iho applicants were many of the company's striking employes. Before their application w.ml - i b - considered they were r, - iiiired to ripnlVli. - - - i'vei plated button on their dollies having tie - name of the Sixth Avenue Huilroad Company on it; face, and to give up the k - ' - ys to their kickers whi'di tle - y carried away with them. After this coirse of sprouts was gone through with tie; e.. miiloyo appeared before the superintendent i:i l;ie capacity of a gret nborn and Irs ;rop!io;iliori was considered along with the other applicants, n some instances the old men Were tol l that they would not be taken back under any circumstances. Inspector Williams and Captain Warts were nt the depot this morning, as usual. They had about fifty men. From the big stables of the llroad'.vay line the first car started tit P o'clock. This was followed by others, four minute t apart. Each car has two policemen, two driv is aud two conductors. 'The company will run fifty ears on this line to - day. The total number when all are running is ISO. The last ear will !.e in at - J 1'. M.. when the stables will be closed. The ',i oadway line will not run cars on Sunday. The cars made regular round trijis and ne t with no trouble. Even the truckmen ceased to cry "Scab." Inspector Steers was on hand at the stables Ibis morning with 200 policemen to protect the new employes. He also visited all the . - aloons around the stables, and gave or - leix that strikers mu. - .t not I - iillowed to congregate or hung about these .tla'ces. Asa result of these rigid preventive measures the Fstrcets in the vicinity of the stables presented a Lnmetlook. Where the strikers kept themselves Id not be a. - ,c rtaincd. applicants for positions at the liroadway - rooming were unusually numerous. re looking young men were among those SSoyed. Before being given a car they were obliged to make one round trip over the road. They were then given a badge and a printed card, culled a catechism, which contains the rules of the company. This constitutes their entire education in running a street car. About eleven of the old employes have thus far applied to be reinstated. They were taken on. Five hundred new men have been employed so far. This is 000 short of the regular force. As flic day (,'i'ows older the number of applicants gets larger. At tho stables of the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth avenue roads it was stated that no cars would be run to - day. The employes of the Eighth aveuuo road were paid off this morning and discharged. An attempt to run cars on this line will bo mado on 3Ionday. Tho Ninth avenue company is doing nothing. 8iMmaiiaiaaafili - upon the Broadway itau - road at Bleeokcr street thia forenoon, and one of tho company's horses was killed. A passenger had his leg cut. Car No, 238 was coming up and Car No. 237 down Broadway. They met at Bleecker street. No. : 23 8 had a green driver on board. He turned his horses' heads to the wrong side mid the ear ran on tho Bleecker street switch full tilt into No. 237. Tho shock threw the passengers oil their feet and out of their seats. There were some seven or eight women among them, and they were greatly frightened. One passenger on the front platform of No. 237 limped away with a badly bruised leg. Tho platform of 237 was smashed, one of tho horses was caught between the cai'B and its leg broken in fivo places. The policeman who rode in the car as an escort shot it dead in tho gutter. In twenty minutes travel was resumed on the up track, but the down track was blockaded until a fresh team had been procured. Inspector Byrnes went to the Central Cross - town Company's stables at Twenty - third street aud Avenue A this morning with a squad of men to start the cars. Ten went out under police escort. At First avenue and Twenty - second street the first ran up against a hostile crowd. Bricks were thrown from the roofs of tin tenements on both sides of the street and things looked threatening when the inspector and his men cleared the street and scattered the crowd. At 11 o'clock Inspector Byrnes returned to Headquarters and reported fifteen cars runuiiiff, the road clear and the street quiet. Shortly before noon one of the cross (own cars was attacked at - Avenue C and Tenth street by a mob. 'The driver was pulled from the platform aud pretty badly treated. When news of the fracas reached Police Headquarters Superintendent Murray scut a squad of thirty - live men scurrying over. They dispersed the crowd and compelled one man to apply to a neighboring drug store for relief for a battered head. All was quiet about the Belt line stables during the morning. No cars were run. The following notice was posted on tho stable doors: Nkw Yoiik, February 2..1HS0. No applications from late employes will be regarded after Monday morning, when wo shall appoint conductors aud drivers. .Meantime applications will be reenived from any good men do - siring perm - incut employment. William N. A. H.uiuis. Superintendent. Tho following letter from the Mayor's secretary was written to - day: Ilaii. Sti'iiln - n 13. French, I'rcsiilPiil Iloanl or Vice; , , , , Hut I have the honor to acknowded ,'c, on behalf of the Mayor, the receipt of your communication in rcoly to my letter of January ,'JO, asking for a report with reference to tlu alleged tinng of revolvers by the police into the crowd at Carmine and Bedford streets, and to express his sat - iufnef ion with f he character of the renoi't. I'rom the facts stated it would appear that Patrolmen j Mliannaliah ami liurn - : are to ne commeimeu. u well for their moderation as their courage. I have the honor to be, very rc - quotl'iilly, T. O. T. Ckase, Secretary. A delegation representing the building trades section of Central Labor Union called on Mayor Grant this morning to ask for his intervention in preventing any future occurrence of police outrages on the alleged strikers. The delegation was composed of Messrs. James 1'. Archibald, Josiah B. D'.vyer and John J. Sullivan. They woe comfortably seated when the Mayor entered hisi)lice to begin the duties of the day. None of them left their seats to receive his Honor's salutations. The Mayor continued to stand, with his back against an olliee table, during the interview, which was of about ten minutes' duration, Mr. Dwyer presented to his Honor the following resolutions : Wirrt'ti.i, The present struggle of the car drivers of this city for a just remuneration for their labors and in resistance of a violation ot the ten hour law by the railroad corporations, tho police, under order - i from their superiors, have used violence such as no other civilized country cou.d U lcrate; and H'Aemi.N', A president ot one of the roads having ma te use of the expression that "They would crack the skulls of the so - called strikers," and an inspector of police having ordered the men to use their revolvers, ll seems that there is a conspiracy entered into by the railroad corporations in collusion with the police ollioials to provone breaches of the peace; ami , . ., . ., H7i i - eits, The police of tins city arc for the protection of life and property of the citizens generally and not for the purpose of intimidating law abiding eitixeus, or to aid private corporations in tlieir private speculations to crush laboring people and force dividends for stockholders. 'The resolutions were of considerable length and continued in nearly the same language to denounce the police, their superior officers, Commissioner McClave especially, and the police justice who lined August IMobar, secretary of the 'Bakers' Union. It wound up by suggesting that the railroads of the State should be operated by the Legislature. The Mayor after the reading suggested that the charges if they had any should be of a specific character. If the charges wore against policemen they should be made to tho Commissioners, and if the Commissioners wore complained of they could report speeilieally to him and he would forward thu complaint to them for explanation. The del - giition did not seem to feel satisiied with the result of their quest. About 2 o'clock the Belt Line Company started a car to make the circuit of its route. Tho ear was accompanied by police officers in a patrol wagon and by Inspectors Byrnes and Steers. A (JRAY HAlltiJI) OFFICE BOY, WIiobc Action Was Jnrtorsc.d by EoIicc Justice AVslIkIi. Oeorge Bretz, a smooth faced old man with white hair, watery eyes and a large nose, was on trial before Judge Walsh to - day on a charge of assaulting Sarah Chew, of 2J0 Jay street. Sarah sells p ipers. She had a little, stand, composed of a chair wilh a board on it, at Jay and Fulton streets from last August until the middle of last mouth. On January 1.1 at ts A. M Bretz, whose son is the agent of the property at Jay and Fulton streets, pushed Sarah and her stand away and told her to be gone forever. Sarah talked back and a crowd collected. Their sympathies were w ith Sarah aud on their advice she had lirctz arrested. His defense in court was that hi' bad a right to put her oil' the corner as the tenants objected to her presence. He said he pushsd her stand over and bis lingers got caught under (bo board, which Sarah promptly stood on as heavily as she could. "Do yon have charge of the 11 its'.' ' w is asked. "No. I am an office boy," he replied. 'There was a titter at the expense of bis gray hairs aud he explained that he assisted his son who was the agent for the property. Sarah showed a permit, to sell papers from Alderman Schlct - sci, dated January 1.1, the day of the assault. She said the Alderman rote her permit in last August but kept it at his olliee, telling her it - would be there il" she ever got - in trouble. After Bretz assaulted her sh ; weni to Schlusser and ho told her that the first permit was lod. He wrote her another. Judge V.'aldi discharged Brit, and took occa - ion to express a forcible opinion on the propriety of the Aldermen giving p rmits. Sarah's lawyer had just reminded him that the permit was sufficient under the statutes. "I don't caro about the statutes," said his Honor; "I don't care if there were fifty statutes passed in the Common Councils. It is preposterous to say that an Abler - man can give anybody a permit to put any obstruction in front of a house. If anybody were to put an obstruction ill front of my house, no matter by whoso authority, if it came from half a dozen Aldermen, I'd remove it, no mailer if the tenants permit or sanction an obstruction. The. public has a right to have it removed, if they, the public, complain against it." SENTENCES I.V THE SESSION'S, t'nuislsmollt lUetoil Out to OSEon tlci'H Afr.'litist liic taiv. Sentences were passed in the Court of Sessions yesterday by Judge Moore on the following convicted persons: Thomas Gorman, burglary, live years in the Penitentiary; Charles Jackson, burglary, six years and six months, in the Penitentiary: Cornelius Menken and James Htokes, burglary, live years in Sing Sing; John Callahan, burglary, four years and three months in the Penitentiary; William Morris, burglary, live years in Sing Sing: Thom.n Holy, robbery, three years ami three months in the Penitentiary; Houry Burns ami ltobeii Comor!'ord, burglary, two years in the Penitentiary: John Wilson, attempted grand larceny, two years in the Penitentiary. The following were sent to the F.lmira Beform - atory: Jacob Mcndliue, grand larceny: Cornelius Britt, (.'harks Smith, Joseph Smith. Frank Stel - lingvart, ltichard Hunter and Samuel Vauder - lioof. all charg.'I with grand larceny. - " KM)('!Ci:i OOVYX 1!Y A IIOItSK ('Aft. Yesterday afternoon Walter lloehe, aged 12, of - 1 1 Wyckolf street, while attempting to cross Smith street, near Pacific, in front of a car was knocked down by the horses and severely bruised about the face. His injuries Were dressed by Ambulance Surgeon Coe, after which he was taken home. STOI.KX FUOM A t'AXCV STOitK. One of the - bow windows in Augu - tn s Waring's fancy and dry good - ; store, 4,1 Smith street, was broken into la - t evening by a number of boys, who stole article; valued at several dollars. CllAIttiKI) WITH !li:ATIN(i HIS Wll'K. James Sullivan, of .1.1!' Court . - livet, was arrested bisl night by Patrolman C nvy on complaint of hi - wife. Kate, who charged him with assault. He pleaded not guilty before Justice Mas - ey this morning and was held for trial in default of bail. THE WEATHER. IN'nil'ATIOXS. Washisoton, D. C, February For Eastern New York, snow, followed by warmer; winds becoming westerly and big fair; h on the coast. liEooni) or Til" THKiutoMinti. The following is (h : t'jeir.l of til 2 thsnnotn as kept at the Ba jaicr.vx Daily Eagle office: 2 A. M 24 10 A. A! 4 A. M 21 12 AI OA. M 21 2 P. M 8 A. M 2i 3 P. M Arcraffe If inpermuro to - Jay ArurAifoluiuiiuiaiure saaij tlato last jtiar iter . .",1 . 3ti . 3H 37 :;n 20! k HIGH WATEK. The following is the official announcement of the time and duration of high water at New York and Sandy Hook for lo - moiro,v, February 3: I. A. . .1 P. Al. , , - Dura'ii it - Tina.Uegut.i Tira'j.lH'jiclit. j Riso. I Fall. h m. I Foot. I1 II. it. I l''um. 1 1 u. il. ! n. M. New York.. 40:041 BaudyH'k.l 0:401 4.0 o.l ! 1(1:40: io:2o; 4.2 4.8 1! 0:08i 0:17 MOVEMENTS OK OCEAN' VESSELS. AUBIVXD SATUKDAV, FEBKUAliV 2. Ks Travo, Itremcn, New York. 8s Amicitia, Cindad Bolivar, Now York. 8s Oloumorien, Batovii, New York. Ks Nownort, Aspinwall, New York. ARRIVBD AT FOREIGN POaXS. Ss Denmark, New York, London. Kt Polynesia. Now York, Hnmhurg. 8s Ilout&n, New York, Kinsalo. BAILED rnOM lOnBIOH FORT. Ss La Gascogao, Havre, New York. Ss Greece, Loadon, New York. GRIFFIN DENIES That Graveyards Pollute Our Water Supply. A Sfec.f (leant Hint from Hie Health - Commissioner to Those Who Drink Highly Charged Effervescent Waters, In the Eaoie of Thursday was published an article from the Sanitarian, commenting upon the prevalence of typhoid fever in Brooklyn, which the writer attributed for the most part to the pollution of the drinking water of the city by the seepage of graveyards. To - day Health Commissioner Griffin was asked what truth there was in such a story. After reading the article in question Dr. Griflin said: "I want to say in the first place that the quotation in this article from the Medical and Surgical Re - porter alleging tho existence of a typhoid epidemic in Brooklyn is not based on fact. No epidemic of typhoid fever has existed in Brooklyn during the past year, and no excuse has arisen for any assertion to tho contrary. The number of deaths from this disease in 1888 was 15!1, whijo in 1887 tho number was 14 a, but tho percentage is about the same for the two years on account of tho largo iucroaso of the population. Wo aro more free at all times from typhoid fever than New York, Philadelphia, Chicago or any of the other cities of approximate size. Now, as to the remarks concerning our water supply. From my knowlcdgo of the topography of the cemeteries with regard to reservoirs, it is simply absurd even to suggest tho po - :silPVy of surface drainage, which the writJ"lirefers to. We do not in any wav eollecF', ryio Brooklyn supply from any territory neat' foAited to cemeteries. We have a cuudiiit wliteil'ls so protected that nothing can get info it on the way to the distributing reservoir. 'The water supply of Brooklyn is as pure as that of any other city in the country. Careful analysis and examination weekly by the chemist of the Health Hepartuiontshowiio abnormal changes that might lead to tho production of disoase, and the greatest care is exercised in preserving from pollution tho sources of supply by officers specially appointed for such purpose by tho Commissioner of City Works. In his charge is placed the care and preservation of all ths streams and springs contributing to the city's supply, and constant vigilanco is necessary to prevent the contamination of minor streams which pass through farms and villages." Talking in a conversational way about the causes of typhoid fever, Dr. Griffin made this highly interesting statement: "Hitherto an overlooked source of contagion might be found in the altogether too prevalent custom of drinking mineral and highly charged effervescent waters. Manufacturers employ for sneh purpose the water obtained from artesian or other wells upon their premises. They are induced to use it because of the greater apparent purity and the fact that they do not have to filter it. It has alwaj - s a bright and inviting appearance. But if any contamination and pollution exist within a large area of the existing well the water must after a time inevitably become pointed. The morn common and accepted mode of propagation of this disease is stippose.Wo bo water," which conveys tho gcrimofth.! disease discharged from ono body to another. In this way the unsuspecting drinker takes into his system a poison capable of rapid development, and the very precautions he had adopted for safety but tend to increase, his danger." When City Works Com mis doner Adaim' attention was called to the article, ho said: "f do not believe there is the slightest foundation for the assumption in that article that the water supply of Brooklyn or any part thereof is liable to contamination from seepage from graveyards. The water supply is carefully protected. It comes from no source that can be contaminated by graveyards, and there is no doubt in my mind that tho writer of that article is the victim of some theory in relation to zymotic diseases which has bscoma to a greater or less extent a monomania with liim." The Commissioner then added: "I don't think such an article calls for any further statement." FINE ENGLISH Falls Into the Hands of His Honor the Mayor. A Letter to Which Mr. Chai)in is Implored to Semi a Prompt and Exhaust - iiifr Answer. The following letter, which was received by Mayor Chapin to - day, affords an idea of the stylo of sonic of the correspondence he has to grapple with: Budapest, January 12, 1 88!). Sin In answer of your favour of 22th Dee. 1 S8.S 1 will inform yon that the questionable Mux Friedmattn run away the last year April from Budapest respectively from Yagsecrcd, while he was fabricator after having falsified bills at least of the value of a - quarter of a million. That ho made in the way of imitating the original bills he received in his trade in four or five copies; theso copies be realized and the original and true, bills of exchange ho took away with himself to America and at present he scuds themselves in the wav of an notary from thence to the lawyer Sigmniid (iraf at Budapest, who sues thein at law iiuiler the name of "David Burger merchant of Brooklyn." and drive them in and makes in that way horrible damages. All tribunals of Hungary send away writs of arrest through the whole. Europe against tint dangerous man and it would tie. very usefull, if you could explore, whether that Max Frh'dmann is idendiea! witli David Burger or who is that David Burger in general '.' With an oflieial notice you would not only make a ureal service to the Hungarian tribunals, but von would also save much private men of the distress. Wc beg then, we implore you for a prompt, exhausting answer. Very respectfully yours, Bkiidicxicii. fit connection with tin's matt"! - ii may be said that about a year ago Mayor Cha - pin received a letter from the writer of the above iiuuiixing as to the whereabouts of Frie.hnaun. This letter was printed in the papers and a man in College Point wrote lo Berdenich about Friedm inn. The letter received to - day was directed to "Mayor's ofliee, Trn.tee;' ltooni, Village of College Point, Brooklyn, Xorth America.'' The College Point correspondent had something to do with the Board of Tru - .lees and the missive of January 12 went to the Board, whose president opened it. He saw it was intended for the Mayor and so forwarded it to Mr. Chapin. WHERE IS F0WbI3R IlItEWAN? Justice Niiclicr 'H'his iVSoriiius Dcclarcu Thill HQis Stuil Ia BJecn Forfeited. Justice Naehcr this morning called the case of Brennan Fowier, alias Charles Brennan, of 1108 Baiubridge - street, under bail of $200 for his appearance on charge of infamous conduct at the ferry house, foot of Grand street, January 25, together with one Henry Winship, of 078 East Fourteenth street, New York. Brennan failed to appear and Mr. John T. Donnelly, his counsel, was unable to explain his absence. The justice, therefore, declared his bail forfeited. Tho case, however, was further adjourned till Thursday. On call of the ease of Charles Keefer, of 742 Tenth avenue. New York, similarly charged, Mr. Thomas J. Magnire, bis counsel, said: "Keefer has cut bis throat and his list and is now in the City Hospital and the physicians say he will not be able to leave it short of three weeks." The justice adjourned the hearing until February 2:i. The ease of Patrick O'Neil, accomplice of Keefer, was adjourned till the same day. He is a mere boy. Joseph Maekslein and Oeorge Smith were admitted to bail in i'.'OO for their appearance on Thursday. Brennnn's brother, a most estimable and respected citizen, is his bondsman, and - Mrs. Annie Wild, of Clymer street, has gone bail for Winship. x Hl'N'AVi AYS N.VIt'tV IN BROOKLYN. The EIriilc Was a Juivusv and (The irpoiu si Wealthy Vouns; Christian., Special to the Eagle. Nr.w Brunswick, N. J., February 2. A secret marriage in Brooklyn has been the means of throwing the Village of Washington, on the South Itiver, live miles south of this city, into a slate of great excitement, as both bride and groom fire residents oPtbnt place. Tho groom is Edwin Whitehead, t:ou of Charles Whitehead, a millionaire brick manufacturer, and the bride is Miss Theresa Ecvcnson, daughter of Jacob Lev - eusou, a wealthy Hebrew clothing dealer. He is 21 and she is 2.". The girl is very pretty, and the couple had been in love with each other for some time. Their union, however, was opposed by the parents on both sides because of tho difference in religion, Miss Levcnson being a Jewess, while all of Whitehead's family are Episcopalians. About a week ago Miss Levcnson went to Brooklyn on a visit and Whitehead followed her. They were married early this week in Brooklyn, but by whom is not known here. It is, however, understood that the performer of the ceremony was a Christian clergyman. After the ceremony the couple went to the Morton House, New York, where the bride is still staying. The groom, who was in the city yesterday and to - day, declined to be interviewed. WHAT IS THAT EAR WORTH i Edgar Jellson and George Roberts run rival ferry boats between the font of Hamilton avenue and the New Jersey shore. Their customers are largely working people employed about the docks and warehouses of South Brooklyn. Jellson has sued lloberts for $5,000 for alleged personal injuries. He says that ho encountered lloberts in a Hamilton avenue saloon, that a quarrel ensued and that lloberts chewed off part of his left ear. It iH for this fragment of an ear that f5,000 damages is sought. o - TOWUOATS ItbOWN TO PIECES. Pittsburg, Pa., February 2. At 1 V. M. the towboat Ueturn, lying at her wharf in the Allegheny lliver, exploded her boilers, shattoring tbo boat into fragments. Tho towboat Two Brothers, lashod alongside, was also blown to pieces, and both boats Bank at once. Several people are known to have been killed. One body has boon recovered and taken to tho morgue. Sl'BAISED I1EU ANKIiB. Mrs. D. A. Provost, of 810 Quincy street, aged 23 years, slipped on the elevated stairway at Sands street yesterday aftornoon and sprained her ankle. She refused to go home in an ambulance, but went choerfully in a coaoh. THE DEAD CROWN PRINCE. Bffis Funeral Services Will Be Simple and Brief. Viesha, February 2. TJie Offlctal Gazette announces that great'eon - solation has been afforded to their majesties, tho Emperor and Empress and the imperial house, in their sad bereavement, by tho heartfelt sympathy shown by foreign royal Iioubos, as well as by statesmen and tho general public at home and abroad. Tho Gazette confirms tho statement that tho funeral of the dead crown prince will bo simple, and that the services will occupy - only an hour. The only members of any foreign royal family who will bo present aro the king and Queen of Belgium. Emperor Francis Joseph appears to have aged twenty years Binee tho tragic event. He looks even too composed. Tho body of the dead princo is dressed in tho uniform of a general. Priests pray alternately beside the body. . When Prince Philip, of Coburg, and Loschok, the valet, returned to the room in which the body lay, after Count Hayes had left for Vicuna to announce the death of the Crown Prince to tho Emperor, they found that a burning candle had set fire to the cuff on the Crown Prince's right wrist Emperor Francis Joseph has sent the following reply to President Carnot's message of condolence: I am greatly touched by your associating your - Belf with mo in my grief, and I bee you to accept my grateful thanks for sharing so sincerely , m the sorrow caused by the cruel loss with which Providence - has afflicted mo. The formal announcement that Archduke Francis is the heir presumptive to tho throne will probably be delayed for legal reasons and on account of the possibility of a posthumous isauo of an heir of Rudolph. PAY FOR AN EYE Ten Years' Imprisonment at Sing Sing for Carey. He Tried to Murder a Woman, and is Lucky Not to be ' Standing ' Under the Shadow of the Gallows. Garrett F. Carey, who is well known in this city as tho keeper of hotels frequented by persons driving to Coney Island and Sheepshead Bay, was sentenced in tho Conrt of Sessions yesterday afternoon by Jihdge Moore to ten years imprisonment at hard labor in Sing Sing. Carey was a resident of Flatbush and is related by marriago to Justice Cox. He is a widower. About four years ago Carey kept a hotel near the Flatbush avenue entrance to the park. Dancing was sometimes indulged in there and no great discrimination was exercised in the selection of guests. At that rime a traveling salesman named Weiden - beck took up his residence in Flatbush. His wife, Florence, was a decidedly handsome woman, of a lively disposition. Mr. Weiden - bock's business necessitated his frequent absence from home, and on one of those occasions Mrs. Weidenbeck attended a hop at Carey's hotel. Although Carey was married and had a largo family Mrs. Weidenbeck became infatuated with him and did not seem to make any attempt to conceal her preference. Carey was equally unreserved in his conduct, and the pair attended the races together and were daily seen . driving down the road together. This state of affairs lasted for about two years, when Carey's inattention to business caused tho sale of his hotel and he was compelled to take the positiofi of a foreman over laborers on the aqueduct. This work, hoivcvcr, was distasteful to him, and he returned to Flatbush. With tho loss of tho hotel Carey's liking for Mrs. Wcidonbeck's company decreased, and she becamo jealous because of bis lack of attention to her. They had frequent verbal quarrels, in which hard names wero exchanged between them. On October 12 last Mrs. Weidenbeck mot Carey and began to upbraid him for his cruelty and coldness. He invited her to take a walk with him and she consented. Their quarreling increased and Carey losing his temper drew his pistol and fired at tho woman. The bullet entered the side of the head, completely destroying the sight of one eye and endangering that of the other, and carrying away so much of the bone that Mrs. Weidenbeck is disfigured for life. Carey was indicted and pleaded guilty. In passing sentence upon him Judge Moore said : "Carey, yon willfully and deliberately shot a woman in the face with tho intention of murdering her and although you did not kill hor. you shot one of her eyes out. It was a ruffianly act and deserves exemplary punishment. If you had carried out your intention she would now be in her grave and 3'ou might be standing in the shadow of the gallows. Y'ou will bo confined in Sing Sing State Prison at hard labor for ten years." A TRANSACTION IV CHICKENS Which Proved Very Costly to One of the l'artiov Concerned. A few days ago a young man called at the residence of Mrs. Sfary A. Oraucr and said that Mr, Grauer had sent him for four chickens, which ho was to deliver to a customer. Mrs. flraucr believed his story and delivered tho fowl. When her husband camo homo that night she related the transaction and was informed that he had given no such order. Mrs. Orauer thereupon swore out a warrant for the young man's arrest and he was taken into custody yo - terday. Ho gave his immo as Edward Morse. This morning, when arraigned in the Butler Street Police Court to plead to a charge of larceny, he promptly entered a plea of guilty. "What did you take the chickens for?" asked Justice Massoy. "A man in Twonty - tirst street told ine to do it," said the prisoner. "You do everything you are told to do, I suppose." Morse made no answer. He admitted that he had been in the House of Bei'ugo. Jail and Penitentiary several times before, and was sentenced for his last escapade to the last named institution for one year, A IjU.V.VTICS ESTATE. , 'E'ho Contract Which Etniscsl a Question When niiir;riirct EBoylo IIj::am Insane. John J. Kelly, through bis attorney, Baldwiti F. Strauss, brought suit in the City Court this morning against Thomas and Johanna Brady, the committee of the estate of Margaret Boyle, a lunatic, to compel them to eary out a contract. Margaret Boyle's husband died in October, 18S7, owning a saloon at Fifth avenue and Fifteenth street, the real estate of which belonged to Margaret Boyle. Tho stock and fixtures wero sold at the administrator's sale and the agreement mado that the building would be leased for three years to tho purchaser. Mr. Kelly becamo the purchaser and Bhortly thereafter Margaret Boyle became insane. The committee appointed to take care of her property refused to let tho property according to the terms of the lease and contended that Margaret was not in her right mind when she signed the document. Mr. Strauss contended that she was sane. Chief Judge Clement reserved his decision. STRUCK I!Y AN ENGINE. Constable Jiunew O'Neil a Victim of the Atlantic Avenue Juggernaut. At 8:20 o'clock last night James O'Neil. constable of tho Twenty - fourth Ward, attempted to cross the track at a point half way between Scheuectcdy and Utica avenues where there is In opening in the fence that guards the track. A rapid transit train, with 'Engineer John Barker at the throttle, was on its way oast, having just left the Troy avenue station. The train was going at full speed, but O'Neil thought lie had time to cross. The next moment ho was struck by tho engine and thrown outside of tho fence. An ambulance was hurriedly summoned and O Noil was taken to St. Mary's Hospital whore it was found that ho had escaped with a broken arm and several slight scalp wounds. Policeman Crozier, of the Twelfth Precinct, arrested Barker, tlui engineer, and this morning ho was arraigned before Justice Naohor, in Justice Henna's Court, and hold for examination. O'Neil'a injuries are not fatal. THE WATCHMAN SCARED THEM AWAY. The watchman employed by residents in the block discovered three burglars see king an entrance into the basement door of James E. Editor's house, (514 Marcy avenue, at 3 o'clock this morning. They had bored six augur holea in the door. One of the burglars pointed a revolver at him and threatened to kill him if he gave an alarm. They covered him with the weapon while they backed away and then they took to their heels. They were all young men from 20 to 25 years of age. The police aro looking for them. The watchman didn't - see their faces. CHARGED WITW'S'fKAWXW IIOHSB W7,.t.KKTS. Michael Booney, aged 32, of 50!) Butler street, was arrested yesterday afternoon at the corner of Fifth avenue and Eighteenth street, by Patrolman llaleigh, of the Third Precinct, on complaint of William Twiluh, of :!27 Livingston street, who charged him with stealing two horse blankets from tho wagon while it was standing at the corner of Fulton and Bond streets, in May of last year. When arraigned before Jnstiee Massey this morning the prisoner pleaded not guilty, and was hold for trial. o - . NAVY YARD NOTES. The big steel ship Chicago is still in the dry dock at the Navy Yard having odds and ends straightened out preparatory to going into com. mission. Tho Y'antie'B hatches were opened yesterday to let out tho sulphur fumes that have filled her for several days. The woodwork below was washed with bichloride of mercury as an additional disinfectant. A LIQUOR STORE JIUIKlhARIZKD. Between 1 and 5 o'clock this morning a thief entered the liquor saloon of Thomas Farrell, :50.2 Atlantic avenue, through a rear window, from tho outside of which the iron bars wero forced, and stolo$10 in cash from a desk in tho back room. Tho thief left behind him a stool bar and a large knife, which he had used in forcing the window and desk. HE SYMPATHIZED WITH THE STRIKERS. Michael Donohuc, of 200 Palmetto street, a car drivor on tho Grcon point branch of the Brooklyn City Railroad Company, was held for examination by Justico Walsh on a charge of obstructing tho polico. Ho stopped his car at Adams street and Myrtle avonnp and blookod tho passage of one of Mr. Richai'daou's ereon cara. HE FELIi INTO IT A Clever Little Trap Set by His Wife And GflTe Raymond Strest Jail as His Address When Justice Massey Asked Him Where He Lived. A coniile of weeks ago a young, attractive and well drossed brunette entered the clerk'B office of the Butler Street Police Court aud asked for a warrant for the arrest of her husbaud, whom she charged wtth abandonment and non support. She gavo hor tiamo as Mrs. Lemuel Hotter and her residence 104 Walworth street. She secured tho warrant and took it with her. A few days afterward she again appeared in court, with her counsel, William J. Courtney. Her husband had boon arrested and was in tho pen with the usual motley array of prisoners. When tho caBe was called the pen door swung open aud a well dressed and pleasant faced young man stepped out and presented himself before the bar. He was then informed by the Court that his young wifo had made a charge of abandonment against him and asked him to plead. Tho prisonor said that he was not guilty and requested an adjournment in order that ho might secure counsel. It was granted and the hearing was set down for to - day. The defendant was not able to secure a bondsman and has languished in jail since that time. This morning Lawyer Benjamin A. Morrison appeared in behalf of the defenao and tho case was tried. Mrs. Netter took the witness stand and gave the following version of her marital unhippiuess : 8he was married in 1881, when but 15 years old: hor husband at that time was a year older. They had been married but a short time whon sho was obliged to lcavo him and go to her parents on account of his cruelty. '.Isn't it true that you threw a knife at your husband and that was what started the troublo 1" said counseL "It was not," indignantly replied tho witness. "That is a falsehood." "Didn't you attond tho theater together recently ?" "Yes; wo went to tho Criterion Theater." Mrs. Netter said that when they parted after the theater they agreed to meet again the following evening at tho corner of Putnam and Franklin avenues, to talk over the situation again. "You didn't meet him there, though, did you ?" asked Mr. Morrison. "No; I went to his sister's house before the time appointed for the meeting on the street." "What followed ?" " I asked my husband to go out with me: he did bo, and when ho reached tho street I had him arrested by a detective." "Then all of your talkabout recoucilation, going to the theater, etc., was a moro device to secure his arrest ?" "That's what it was," said Mrs. Ncttor, in an icv tone. After hearing the testimony Justice Massey said that if Mrs. Netter would not live witli her husband ho eouldu't compel him to support her. "But his cruelty toward hor has made that impossible," said Mr. Courtney. "If that phase of the ease is admitted I don't think that ten families in South Brooklyn would be living together. The prisoner is discharged." KILLED BY ACID. A Blunder Which . Cost Mrs. Stead Her Life. Taking ft Dnipr in Mistake for Tort Wine Believed by Death After Honrs of Torture. When James C. Stead, of 110 Kent street, Eastern District, returned home, after a brief absence yesterday morning he was informed that his invalid wifo, who had eaten sparingly at tho breakfast table, had gone upstairs again. He went to her room and was shocked to find her gasping and speechless, with her eyes almost leaping out of their sockets. Tho unfortunate lady had been urged to take wine as a tonic. Tho closet in which tho wine was kept was rather dark, and a bottle almost emptied of its contents acetic acid which lay at tho feet of the tortured woman told the story of a fatal blunder. Mrs. Stead when discovered held a bottle of crude oil in her right hand, and had evidently had sufficient presence of mind to make an effort to superinduce vomiting. Tho attempt was unsuccessful. Drs. Ashner and Itichardsou wero summoned and did all in their power to save their p.it - o it's life. Mrs. Stead lingered until 8:30. In the interval she had occasional lucid intervals of a few moments, but she was unable to speak above a whisper. There is no doubt that her death was purely accidental. She was born in Albany County, this State, fifty years ago, and had resiled in the Seventeenth Ward since her marriage, fourteen years ago. She was a prominent member of the Kent Street ltoformed Church. RUN DOWN ON THE SOUND. A (Ii:nivi3d Oys'o.r Sloop Sunk By a Stliooncr. The oyster sloop General Taylor, owned by Timothy Mott, of Clenwood, L. I., was run down and sunk by the schooner White Cross, of South - port, Conn., last Sunday afternoon. The sloop fioiicral Tavlor is sailed on shares by two Swedes, known to the people, of Oleuwood as Ifenry and William. On Sunday morning they started, with one mni'lh's provisions, on a cruise for the oyster grounds in the vicinity of New ltoehelle harbor. The wind was blowing a gale aud the sea running so high that it caused the Taylor's, mast to roll out of her. To rig a jury mast was the first thought of those on board, and with an effort sail enough was made to keep the sloop before the wind. At this juncture the schooner White Cross hovn in sight and bore down on the Taylor to render any assistance that might "no needed. On going about to lake a line the schooner came so close to the sIooti that her anchor fluke caught the stern of tho sloop and tore it - out of her, causing her to sink in about sixly feet of water o'.Y (langway Buoy. One of tho Swedes was taken oft' by the schooner's yawl, while iho other one remained aboard in the lawe of beocb - ing tho vessel. To do this was fotiurl to be impracticable, so he left in the sloop's yawl and was hardly clear of her when she sank, after which the Swede remembered nothing until ho recovered consciousness and found himself being cared for by the, officers and surgeons on Hart Island, where ho was washed ashore full of water and bruised. Ho was with diflieultv resuscitated, and was then sent home, where he arrived yesterday, scarcely able to walk. PREPARING FOR RAPID WORK. To I'iifih the Work on the Cruiser iJIsiinc IVijrht and a.y. Work on the stool cruiser Maino at the Navy Yard is still going along at a snail's pace and so far as any surface showing in increasing the dimensions of the structure under way is concerned no progress can be noted. A workman told an Eaole reporter this morning that so far as ho knew there were not more than twenty men employed on the ship now, although it is said that when the new rivets which are needed arrive, an additional hundred will be set to work at once. There are kegs upon kegs of rivets delivered at the dock, but they aro of the kind that will bo needed whon tho ship is near completion, while the ones required for present use arc lucking. Electric lighting apparatus has been supplied for the big ship house, with rows of lights on both sides of it and also for tho tool house, so that when the necessary materials have boon supplied, the work can be conducted night and day. THE CASE WAS SETTLED. A Boy Gets a Handsome Sitm From the Cily Kailroaa Company. Olo Pendenson, a 14 year old lad, the son of Oliver B. Pendenson, is richer in pocket to - day by $5,000, but ho is minus a part of his right leg. On Sunday, April 1, 1888, the lad left his father's bouse, in the Bay Itidge District, to go to church. He attempted to cross Third avenue, between Fifty - third and Fifty - fourth streets, but was knocked down and run over by a dummy, and his right leg was so badly injured that amputation was necessary. A suit for damages was brought against the City Railroad Company, and Lawyer Hugh L. Colo, for the plaintiff, raised the point that the company did not have the right to run its cars on Third avenue on Sunday. Tho case was settled to - day by the payment of $5,000. EX - ALDERMAN" SAAI. AGAIN' ROBBED. Somo time before G o'clock this morning tho residence of ex - Alderman John A. Saal, 131 Leonard street, was entered by forcing open the front parlor window. The plaoo was robbed of about $118 worth of clothing and jewelry. About six months ago tho Alderman's house, during the absence of tho family in the country, was entered and robbed of a smaller quantity of clothing and jewelry. THE WIFE RELENTED, AS I'Sl'AL. "Ho throw a pail at mo and it struck me on the back: he thumped me with his lists and ho slung mo about by tho hair," said Mrs. Sarah Sanders, of 162 Driggs street, to Clerk Harttnau in Justice Naeher's Court, and tho clerk, repeating tho solemn statement, took it down in the form of a deposition, which having heard him read she sworo to and subscribed. This morning Officer Dunn produced Sanders in court, out Mrs. San - dei'H not appearing the Justice discharged the prisoner. A FISH BONE STICK IS HER THROAT. While partaking of a fish dinner last evening Mrs.Libbie Cantrell, of 221 Hoyt street, had a narrow escape from choking to death by a bono getting fast in her throat. Ambulance Surgeon Coe was hastily summoned, and after considerable difticulty.Bueceeded in removing the obstruction. t A FURNITURE DEALER'S FAILURE. William Findlay.vv furniture dealer residing at 408 Clermont avouuo, doing business at 535 Fnltou street, has mado an assignment to" Josiah Partridge fortho bouoflt of creditors. The em ployes are preferred. Br SPECIAL TRAIN. The Arrangements '. Made by the Dad y JLcgion to Attend tho Iuauicuratiou. While the local Republican clubs and tho General Committee of tho organization are indulging in their little contests ill regard to tho best way to attend the Inauguration, and squabbling over the leadership of their delegation, the M. J. Dady Bnsiness Men'B Legion has quietly made all its arrangoments for the celebration of tho great Republican event of the year. The legion expects to make a big front in Washington. It has now enrolled eighty well known gentlemen who havo paid in tlieir money and who will go together to Washington in a special train of drawingroom cars over the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Tho organization will make an elegant appearance, for the fee paid by each member entitles him to receive, without extra charge, a now high hat, a silk umbrella and a light Spring overcoat. The latter is now being made up by a fashionable Heights tailor. Dodworth's Baud, twenty - seven pieces, will accompany tho legion to tho Capital. Through tho courtesy of Mr. Dady the National Spellbinders' Association will bo allowed to use the rooms set apart for tho legion at Willard's Hotoi on thaafternoon of March 2 for their banquet. There has boon an unexpected demand made for places in the Dady Legion, and as tho number that can so is limited those who wish to join tho organization had better apply to President A. P. Wernberg without delay. Mr. Clarence Barrow, the secretary of tho Kings County Republican General Committee. Mr. William H. Board, of tho Twentieth Ward, and Mr. Granville W. Harmiui.of the Twenty - fifth Ward, havo engaged rooms at Willard's Hotel for inauguration week. The General Committee will attend tho show under its burly chief, Franklin Woodruff. SIGHT TESTING To Prevent Accidents on Big Bridge. the Those Who Aro Color Blind or Deaf Will Have to Leave the Service of tho Trustees Rigid Examinations to be Made. Bridge President Howell said this morning that Superintendent Martin and ho had come to the conclusion that cither the block signal at tho Brooklyn station was not set or tho conductor of tho incoming train which crashed into another in the station in December was color blind. He is convinced that the witnesses have told the truth so far as they know it. This has induced tho determination on the part of the officials to havo all the Conductors on the bridge subjected to a rigid examination by a medical expert to determine their fitness in point of hearing and sight for tho responsible positions they hold. Inasmuch as most of tho accidents on the bridge have been in the stations, where proper regard for tho signals used sir mid have afforded protection from collisions., this question is being very pertinently asked: Why was this examination not held long ago? A color blind conductor might sacrifice hundreds of lives by running past the dancer light into a station. Dr. E. A. Martin, who is always called to attend bridge cases, but who is not retained as physician by the trustees, will condii.it tho examination, which will take place on Monday. The locomotive engineers will also be examined. Mr. Howell says he intends to employ every means that exists to reduce the possible chances of accident on the bridge to a minimum. In addition to the block signals now in use, which are operated by nieu in the stations, the most improved automatic block signal that is known is being provided and the torpedo alarm signal will bo connected with it. Beside this the draw bars of all the locomotives, whose weakness in the past has been fruitful of delays and slight collisions, are being strengthened t:o that they will not pull out when the engines are coupled to the trains. . IN LOVE WITH PRETTY MISS WOOD And iven Tiventy Days in Jail lo Cool Mis Ardor. Miss Elizabeth J. Wood, a pretty, dark com - plexioned Irish girl, with bright eyes and rosy cheeks, plump and well dressed, was a complainant in Judge Walsh's Court to - day against William Strong, of 172 Pacific street, whom she charged with persistently annoying and insulting her and seeking to force his attentions on her. Miss Wood is a domestic. Sho has been employed for nine years in Mr. Lovejoy's family, at 12:) St. Marks avenuo. She is given an excellent character. Strong in a coachman who formerly worked for Gallagher, in Schcrmcrhorn street. He dresses plainly and roughly and seems to be a trifle out of joint, mentally. He has been previously arrested for annoying Miss Wood, the first time being iV June, 1880. He was lot off on his promising to let her alone. Miss Wood was very nervous and excited on the stand. She said it was no, v a question as to whether she would throw up her place and leave the city to escape Strong's persecutions, or he be put permanently out of the way. She said that she passed tho corner of Bergen street and Flatbush avenue on the evening of January i, on her way home from Temperance Hull. Strong spat on her and hooted at her and followed hor for tivo or three blocks. He had frequently stood opposite her house for hours, wailing for her to appear. Often he had sealed the fence and pulled open the basement shutters and gazed within until driven away. Ho had stopped her on the street and asked her to marry him and sho had refused. She had told him she didn't want anything to do with him. When put on the stand in his own defense Strong denied everything. Ho did not hoot, nor spit, nor follow. He was standing on the corner in question on the night in question when Miss Wood went by. He said nothing. Police - man Gibbons and ho, he testified, went into Colonel Bennett's saloon, at Fifth avenue, and drank together. Strong was lined $20, or twenty days. He took the latter. THE COJilN!) BILLIARD TOURNAMENT. Some Surprises in Store for Admirers oi tho Cue. Great preparations arc in progress for the billiard tournament to open in Maurice Daly's parlors, ,'121 Washington street, on Monday evening. Already the contestants are skirmishing in many test, games, and the favor of those who hack this or that one is being bestowed in advance. Admission to the tournament will .bo by invitation. This course has been pursued to keep away a crowd which might - bo so largo as to interfere with the players. A fixed number of tickets has boon issued and there will bo ample accommodation for tho convenience and comfort of tho holders. Among tho cue handlers who aro finding admirers at this time is young Townsond. There is much curiosity surrounding his advent, as ho is known to be remarkably reliable in his execution and is cool in his playing. In the betting ho stands about even with Barnard for fust place, the latter having improved very much during the last year. Dr. Dentloy seems to be favorite in the choice for second place, but the knowing ones are talking of some great surprises. JIoul - ton and Fogarty will bo on hand, aud, as one admirer of the game puts it, tho latter will play with rubber shoos, so that the boys cannot hear him come. Ho is called tlio Bismarck player of the group and means to maintain his reputation. Altogether the tournament is expected to bring out somo very large scores, and to give the favored spectators somo ideas about the advanco made in what may now bo truly termed the science of billiards. THE REPORT ERS' NOTE HOOK. Occurrences of Interest in ISroolctjn anil Vicinity. The Rev. Turner B. Oliver will on Monday evening, February 4, lecture on "The War of Independence," in tho now Sunday school of St. Bartholomew's Church, Pacific ' street and Bedford avenue. James McCormiek, of lot Dup'ont street, charged with assaulting his wife, Lizzie, with his fists on Monday last, was this morning sentenced by Justico Naohor to twenty - nine days in Jail. The Berkeley Club, of South Brooklyn, will hold its first reception on Tuesday evening, February 20, at Rivers' Academy. Thomas Smith, colored, aged 70 years, of 10S North Elliott place, died suddenly on Thursday. Tho coroner was notified and will hold an inquest. Thomas Grey's butter store, 508 Fulton street, was robbed of i'i.iG last night. Burglars forced a door. Gabriel Johnson was sent to Jail for six months to - day by Justice Walsh for stealing $25 from Bogia Gustano, a fellow lodger at 1,107 Fulton street. The residence of James M. Cutler, 30.'! Clifton place, was entered by burglars with false keys between 2 P. M. and 5 P. M. yesterday, and jewelry and clothing worth SlilO stolen. GEORGE G. HUDSON 51 K NT A L L Yr UNSOUND. The jury in the Circuit Court before whom was tried yesterday the question of tho mental soundness of George O. Hudson, son of the late Thomas P. Hudson, returned a sealed verdict this morning to the effect that young Hudson is of unsound mind and not competent to manage his own affairs. His estate amounts to about $10,000 : personalty and an income of $1,800 yearly from the rental of the coal yards formerly owned by his father. Tho proceedings wero instituted by his stepmother, who is also his maternal aunt. It is probable that an appeal will be taken from the verdict. . WORK ON" FIVE NEW HOUSES STOPPED. Assistant Corporation Counsel Donald Aj'res obtained from Chief Judge Clement in the City Conrt this morning an injunction restraining Walter Clayton from going on with the building of five new houses on Stuyvesant avenue and Halsey street, oil the ground that hard, well baked brick wero not being used in their construction. Argument was to have been heard in the mattor this morning but Mr. Clayton did not choose to appear and the injunction was granted against him by default. WHO BROKE CHUNG LEE'S WINDOW I Martin Griter, of i9 Monteith street, a boy, waB before Justico Naehor this morning chargod with knocking $3 worth of glass out of - tho window of Chung Lee's laundry, at 002 Flushing avenue. Martin said that it was not ho who broko tho window, but "tho other boy." Tho justioo held Martin to appear on Saturday of next week and told him to bring "the other hoy" with him. Martin Baid that ho would. HALF A SHAVE Was Quite Enough for Mr. William Strang. He Yielded, However, to the Barber's Pcrsnasiou and Then Had the Knight of tho Eazor Arrested. Francesca Tromonte, a slender, pale faced Italian, Ventured up among tbo goats of Crow Hill a inonth ago and opened a little shop at 042 Atlantic street, in front of which ho planted a polo wound about alternately with red and white stripes. Then Francesca sharpened his razor, waxed tho curling onds of his jet black mustache, shaved his own sallow complexion as smooth as a board and smilingly waited for customers. The goats regarded him with suspicion and bore tlieir own luxuriant whiskers to places of safety without delay. Among Francesca's customers was William Strang, a burly Irish lad, of 937 Atlantic avenue. Strang wont into Tremonte's place on the evening of January 10. His story of what ensued is as follows : Francesca's razor had made only two or three passes over Strang's face, when the latter's blood began to tingle, and he discovered that Francesca was under the iiifluenco of liquor. Each movement of tho razor brought tears to Strang's eyes. Ho thought his skin would all be removed. He complained and tho Italian mildly inquired if he was hurt. Being assured in tho affirmative Francesca calmly proceeded and Strang's face underwent numerous contortions from pain. When Strang's upper lip and the right side of bis face had been shaved ho sat up in the chair and declined to submit to further tortures. Ho got down and handed tho .barber 25 cents. Francesca becamo angry. Several men emerged from a rear room, accompanied by the barber's wifo, and got around him to prevent his leaving. Francesca struck him. Mrs. Tremonte begged him to get back in the chair and allow the other sido of his faco to bo shaved. Francesca violently declared that Strang could not loavo the shop half shaved, as he was. because such a proceeding would give the shop a bad name. ..It would bo classed with tho 5 cent chambers of torture. Thinking he might as well be cut ono way as another, Strang got back in the chair and Francesca scraped off every remaining hair while the victim writhed. He got out a warrant for Frenionte's arrest for assault and the. barber was arraigned to - day before Judge. Walsh. When his Honor heard the talc narrated above, and compared tho size of Strang witli the size of Franceses, he was incredulous. He said he could not conceive how a man would get back in a barber's chair to have the job of shaving his face completed after having suffered as Strang described. Francesca was put on tho stand. He denied having struck or threatened Strang. He said Strang wanted to leave tho shop half shaved, whereupon he objected as it would give his place a bad name. His wife bogged Strang to remain and leave all his whiskers with her husband wffieh Strang agreed to do. Francesca said that when Strang complained that the razor nils "pulleo himee a little" he - got a new razor and strapped it, and all went well thereafter. He did not cut Strang, or bring blood. He chargod only 10 cents for the shave. s "Bay rum, too V asked the Judge. "Ycssa, bay a rum, too." His Honor could not believe it possible that Strang had gone back into Francesca's chair if ho had suffered as he said ho had. He therefore acquitted Tremonte. INJURY TO A NEWSBOY. Joseph Arlotts, a newsboy, aged 11 years, fell off the platform of a Grand street and Newtown car on Kent avenue last night and sustained a tevero injury of the leg. As the lad speaks but very little English, his correct name or address could nut be ascertained. This morning his parents called at the Bedford avenue Station to inquire if anything had boon heard about him. They were told about the lad and identified him and gave his correct name and his address as 2:14 North Fifth street. TO BUY GRANITE And Sell It to Brooklyn at a Large Profit. If This Bis Trust is Formed the City Will Have to Pay Handsomely for the New Taviiig Blocks. It is reported in political circles that a syndicate composed of electric light capitalists of this city and wealthy contractors of New York has been formed with a view to supplying the immense quantities of granite blocks which may be required for paving the streets of Brooklyn. The story goes that tnc syndicate's capital stock amounts to $5, 000,000, that $2,000,000 has been subscribed in this city and $3,000,000 in New York. Under the legislation of last year provision was made for the expenditure of $1,300, 000 in paving our streets. It is proposed to spend $2,500, - 000 in addition to the first named amount. During the last month the Now York members 6f the syndicate havo boon making careful inquiries concerning the condition of the streets of Brooklyn, and havo been furnished with tables showing tlie miles of streets which will be rc - pavud in case tho requisite legislation is had. - a HE H AS HONEST ABOUT IT. An Acquaintance That ISidii'J do Two Ilowevy Croolts Cur.li Kood. Albert Miner and George Miflor, the Bowery crooks who were arrested last week at the corner of Pearl and Concord streets by detectives Roche and Ryan, of the Central office, last week, and in whose possession a number of burglars' tools were found, were called before the bar in the Butler Polico Court for sentence this morning. They were tried a few days ago. Miner said that he was honest and couid prove it by a Mr. Farrell. who kept a liquor store at the corner of Fourth ayenuc and Bergen street. Mr. Farrell w.n seen and admitted the acquaintanceship of both men. "I am glad you told mo the truth about Mr. Farrell," said Justico Massey. "I have ascertained that ho docs know you both." "I knew he would remember us," said Miner. " Yes, his recollection is very good, indeed. He said that yon and Miller came to his place to clean it out, and that you would have done so if ho had not ordered you out at the point of a pistol." Tho prisoners protended to bo much surprised and were certain that some mistake had been made the wrong man seen or something else. " Y'ou people have lots of nerve, at any rate," said the Justico. " I will send both of you to the Penitentiary for six months." As the prisoners walked slowly back to tho pen they said never a word, but exchanged knowing looks. . MAYOR GLEASO.V WENT TO THE FRONT, And the Threatened tMiig Bslaiad City Water Works Tie is OH. Mayor Gienson, of Long Inland City, did not go to bed at all last night. He waited up to sco if the rumor of a tie up of the water works had any fouiidation. There was certainly some truth in it, for at 5 o'clock the pumps in Station No. .2 were as silent as an oyster. The Mayor, fortunately, arrived at - the pump house just in time and immediately set the machinery going again. Ho is an old time engineer. When everything was in working order the Mayor talked with tho workmen and asked for timo in which to call a meeting of the Water Board. This the men granted and a call M as issued by the Mayor for a special meeting at 10 o'clock to - dny. He found it impossible to get the Board together on such short notice and tho men granted him a further extension of timo until Monday at 10 o'clock. The men are determined unless they receive their back pay and tho Mayor feels that he must find some way of paying them. Just where tho money is coming from is a question that it will take more than a day to decide. Meanwhile tho water freely flows in Long Island City. , SALE OF A WELL KSOWX RESORT. The City Assembly Uioonis IJcslanrant Kougtit liy Mr. A. I. Holers. Real estate broker Edward H. Qantin,of .'12 and 30 Iienisen street, this morning effected the salo of the well known restaurant and ball room in the City Assembly Rooms building on Washington street, next door to the Post Office. The purchaser is Mr. Andrew L. Rogers, who is well known in real estate business circles in Brooklyn, although he has been away for some lime past in Los Angeles, California, where ho owns considerable property. Tho restaurant in question was originally started by Mr. William Engeman, the founder of tho Coney Island race course. Its latest proprietor was Mr. George Kinkol, Jr.: who, ou account of ill health, had to give it up, placing it in the hands of Mr. Qantin, by whom tho sale was effected. Mr. Rogers intends to renovate both the restaurant and ball room, and will make both of these resorts still moro attractive to tho public. A FIRE OS USIOX AVKXUK. At an early hour this" morning a fire broke out in the two story frame building, 289 Union avenue, owned and occupied by Joseph Rollo, aud communicated with the two Btory frame buildings 201 and 203 owned by John Murcott. There was quite a big blaze for half an hour. The three buildings were pretty well gutted. The tenants lost their little effects. Rollo's loss on tho building was $700 and Mr. Murcott's loss was $2,000 Both risks wero fully insured. A CASK THAT DEMANDS INVESTIGATION'. At about 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon Patrick H. McDermott, of 500 Carroll Btrcot, discovered a sack on thc.bank of the Gowanus Canal, at tho foot of Fourth street, which on opening ho found to contain the body of a now born infant. Two heavy paving stones wero also found in the sack. The Coroner was notified and ordered tho body romovod to tho morgue. The police are investigating tho caso. AX AIlSObliTE DIVORCE GRANTED. An absolute divoreo was granted by Judge Bartlntt in the caso of Charles F. Blinds against his wife, Carrie M. Brindu. TWO 1IUUTS IN ONE RINU. Sharp Battles Jletwcen Brooklyn Pugilists at Fatersou. Two bare knuoklo fights woro decided in tho same ring near Patersou, N. J., this morning. Seventy - five Brooklyn sporting men were present. The first baftlo was for a stako of $200 and a purse of an equal amount. Tho pugilists woro John Lacondi'o and Jim Brooks, colored heavy weights from this city. They fought like a pair of tigers for. three minutes, at the end of which time Lacondor was floored, after receiving half a dozen terrific blows on tho neck. Ho could not come to time and Brooks was declared tin winner. Each man weighed about 100 poun li. The second mill, for a purso of J150. was between JaaJf Cornell and Joo Wilson, both welter weights from Brooklyn. Wilson weighed 135 pounds aud his antagonist was three pounds heavier. Eight desperate rounds wero fought. Wilson forced matters all through, but Cornell met him at every onslaught and punched him heavily on the stomach and chest. After tho eighth round, in which Wilson had been knocked down several times, ho was so weakened and winded that his seconds threw up tho sponge Dan Gallagher, tho Grcenpoitit sport, rcferoed both battles. The timekeepers were Jim MeElroy and Johnny Golden. PART OF IT TOLD The Story Which Concerns a Polish Priest. Uish. n LousMiii is Talcing a Hand in the Controversy aud Some Interesting Details Arc Comin.ir to Light Moro Revc - lalions in Prospect. Bishop Loughlin visited tho residence of Rev. atartiu Carroll, pastor of St. Vincent do Paul's Church, on North Sixth street, yesterday to conduct the investigation into tho troublo in tho Polish Lithuanian Church of St. George, on North Tenth street. All the parties to the controversy, including the trustees with Mr. George Miller i t their head, builders John Leahy and E. Burke, who aro owed money by the church, and tho pastor, Rev. Dr. M.Y'odyzus, were present, several members of the congregation, friends of the pastor, were also in attendance. Tlnr" bishop was. familiar with tho statements of Trustee Miller and his friends and tho servant girls. He did not treat of the latter part of the quarrel in preseueo of the laymen, if at - all, so nothing could be obtained on that point. He listened attentively to all that was said about trouble and the church's finances and questioned Dr. Yodyzus. The latter presented a statement of the amounts collected in bulk, but the bishop wanted a detailed account and tho production of the books. The priest did not havo them with him. Mr. Miller was charged by tho pastor with having collected money for which no returns were made. Tho latter replied wilh a degree of warmth and demanded that the books and printed returns with the name of every man who gave him money on it bo produced by tho pastor. Tho bishop coincided with this view of tho case and adjourned a further hearing until next week. He told Dr. Yody.us to have all the books aud papers and a detailed statSuent of tho sums collected and expended at tho next session. Last night Mr. Miller waited upon the bishop at his residence in reference to certain published statements of Pastor Yodyzus about hint. Tho bishop had read them and Mr. Miller pronounced them all false from beginning to end. He wanted permission to reply to the allegations in defense of his own reputation. "Certainly you have a, right to reply to them," said the bishop. "But adhere strictly to the truth in any statement you may make. I do not pay much heed to what has been said about you." Tho bishop signified his intention to appoint two new trustees at the session next week and asked Mr. Miller to suggest names. "I w ill now answer Dr. Y'ody.sus' statements," said Mr. Miller to an Eaolm reporter to - day. "I know a good deal moro about him and his history than was published, and I will give all to (lie public if he docs not retract every statement he made abont mo. I will take up his statements as they appear in tho newspapers. He acknowledges carrying a gun and says that he did so on account of a presentiment he had that he would be attacked, and added that he was assaulted one night by loafers instigated by inc. I associate with no such people. Tho true inwardness of the case is that Father Yodyzsus, on the night ho mentions that he was attacked, was out with his servant, and they wore in a restaurant at a late hour. Strange no account of the assault was ever published, although ho says that men were sent to Blackwell's Island for attacking him. If men were arrested he ought to be able, to prove it. I do not believe ho can do so. I can tell about his movements. Ho says that I invested in cemetery lots at Plymouth. Pa. havo never been there. What he refers to is this: I was in Shenandoah, Pa., about fifteen years ago, and several of the Polish residents, including myself, decided on having a cemetery, the same as the English speaking Catholics. We were promised ground for nothing in a barren region. Wo would have to incur somo legal expenses, and wo collected $10. I gave, with others on the committee, the $!0 to the agent of the estate to moot expenses. That was all the money that was subscribed. I left Shenandoah at this time and went to London, England. When I came back I settled in tho Fourteenth Ward unci worked at my trade as a machinist. 1 have lived here since. Father Yodyzus never saw or heard of me until nine mouths ago. It is true that the trustees, who are all poor men, agreed that in going around among English speaking people to collect money for the church 35 per cent. ivu i to be allowed for expenses and time, but nothing was to bo allowed on the money collected from Poles. The whole sum which I got for nine months' labor and expenses in collecting j was $105. Not enough to pay my ex - I penses. Ho stated that there were only $7.25 in the treasury when he came hero. Suppose such was the case, is there anything about it? We paid out the money for legitimate work, and every cent is accounted or an papers ;nd books which are open to tho bishop or his accountant for inspection. The trouble is, I insisted when Father Yodyzus came here that he . - h ..lid keel) a book with an account of ali the money collected in it, and that the secretary of the Iru - tees should have another book, so that belli could be compared, lie objected to this. I went around one day collecting with the pastor. I bad printed receipts and a book and put down every cent received. When a man subscribed I asked him whether it was for the priest or the church. They would reply, "For the church.' He did not like this and got a man the next day who could not read or write. That was the whole troublo. I wanted books and ho did not. As to the $1,000 mortgage money which he says I kept half of and gave the other half to William Hayes, I say that I never got any such sum. Father Yodyzus got the money and with two trustees paid it over to Sir. Buckley, agent of the Hunt estate. The mortgage was canceled, I believe, as the record will show. It was a malicious falsehood. He even states that I bought out a saloon with tho $500. It is all false. It is simply absurd to state that I asked' him to announce from the altar that it would be a sin to buy liquor at any store but mine. He could not do so. That statement is simply a ridiculous falsehood. Now, he says that I stated that he was intoxicated. The papom containing my statement made no mention of the word. The only person that I told that ho was intoxicated now and again was the bishop. I made the statement, and I prove it by witnesses. I can prove every assertion that I made. He says that I have no religion. I have moro religion in me than he has. As to the statement that I, with others, was creating a riot in his house one night I will say in reply that I was at his house with Builder Leary and four other trustees to see about the debt. Father Yodyzus received us m an ungentle - manly way. lie was not in a very good condition any way to transact business. He sent quietly after two policemen. When the latter entered the house and saw a lot of quiet men there they merely smiled. Wo departed. Mr. Leahy wanted an understanding about the money due to him. There arc about eight hundred Poles in the parish and each pays 50 cents a month for the support of the pastor. That's about $400 a month. What do you think he does every Sunday 1 He keeps the money collected at the masses for what we would call pin money. When some of the collectors counted it the first few Sundays he upbraided them for niggardliness. I challenge him to tell all he knows about me. I have re. - ided here fourteen years and the people know me. If he does not retract all he has said about nie I will publish the whole story about him - It has only been half published. No man can point his finger at me." . A DIRTY PKOCKEMXU. To Hie Editor o the Brooklyn Eagle: While on my way to the elevated station at tho corner of Fulton street and Lafayette avenue this morning my attention was drawn to a long line of sand strewn in the middle of Lafayette avenue roadway, and upon seeking for the cause 1 discovered that a long wagon was proceeding toward Flatbush avenue and distributing the sand in the Btrcot. This wagon had contained a load of sand, the bulk of which had been dumped in front of Mr. Kane's (the mason) premises. The amount of dirt deposited in the street seemed to mo to bo perfectly outrageous, and it ought to have been the policeman's duty to have arrested tho driver of tho wagon and had him punished for (to say the least) his gross carelessness. I should like to know how any contractor can give us clean streets if such practices are permitted. S. II. W. Brooklyn, February 2, 18S0. CHIC A (10 MAIthRTS TO - PAY. Onfininsf, 0:30 A. M. Cloain - r. 1:13 I. M. Wheat February May : Juno Cork February M - uch May ,J,ine Oats February M - ircb May Juno POBK Fulirtiitry March,. SITlf 35M 35?vi5? May. Juas. Lard Februi Mar Mil Juno l - 'obrui March May.. P7?4'i?s 05 35M l.,74 30: anon 11.37 V. 11.47!. 1)io 11 1)7 ll.WJJ ary u.oii .Vv.'V, aifc.., O.B.J ... (111. - . 7.00 .x" 7.00 7.02 G.05 :::::: e. FORMING A CLUB To Rank With the Brooklyn, Hamilton and Oxford. A Tcw Sicial Organization and Its Pro posed Headquarters - To Uuilil a One Hundred Thousand Hollar Structure. Not to be outdone by New York, Brooklyn is to have hor own four hundre i. They are to be associate! in a club that will surpass in its appointments and soleetness anything heretofore attempted in this city. Even now tho members to be are being drawn from tlu Brooklyn, tho Hamiltin, the Oxford and the. Carletou, of this city, and from New York somo of Ward McAllisten's set havo i.ub,.cribed to tho roll. Theso aro mainly pen ons who palnmize Brooklyn's roadway to the ocean and whose trotters have a record. Long has tlie new club house that is to cost $100,000 been in contemplation, and, though the site has not as yet been purchased, the projectors have the rei'iisal of several sites near tlie park plaza on I'ro - peet - Heights and havo settled on one 00x150 feet in dimension, though they don't widi the owner thereof to know it - for fear he will raise hirf - vjrice. That the site referred to will be purehasedBjjimv - ever, seems certain from the fact that the tHAii - 'tcct has completed his plans for the ereetionTO club house thereon that will be an ornament TM Brooklyn, second to none of her present manjH handsome edifices. The architect is Mr. Charles ' P. H. Oilborr, wdio is to be a number of the club, and who. in his olliee at IS Broadway, New York, gave to - day the following elaborato description ol the now club house that is to bo: Tho plot of ground is about 00x150 foot and il on a corner. The stylo of the architecture will b( approaching tho colonial. There will bo two entrances, one for tho male members of tho chit ami one ior ine wives aim i:tiy menus oi int members; The main etitran.v opens into th largo reception hallwiy, which is lighted from a large window ou the street to the side of said entrance and also from an enormous delicate colored stained glass stairway window. Tho ofliees will be at the front of the hall to the right of the entrance. The staircase will take up tho whole rear end of this hall. II will bo very spacious and is to be of English oak. Under these stairs will be the toilet and wash rooms, finished in white tiie, coat roomB and telephone closets for the members, which will bl amply lighted and ventilated. A hydraulic eleva tor that will run to the top of the house (fom stories and attic) will be to the right of the hall'i way. At tho left of the hallway will be the en - ii - nwn t.wi,,, in, ,.,., - ., 'ei,.,. will occupy the whole of the end of the building and also the lncao corner tower. To the right ol the hallway there will be a branch hall wilier, will lead to a reception room which will be fitted up in white and gold, and further along on thii same hall will be the billiard loom, cafe and wiiu room. The ball will be finished in English oak high wainseoating and timbered ceilings. Th( basement will be occupied by bowling alleys shooting range, boiler rooms, lockers, storeroom! and quarters for receiving clerks, porters, etc All the provisions will be brought in from e special rear entrance to be used only by servants There will bo a private .staircase for servanti from this rear entrance to the top or the housi and also an elevator for their use. Under tlu basement, occupying the whole area of the building, there will be a subeellar, m which will lit placed all the heating and vi n'ilatiiu; apparatus for the whole building. One end of this cellar will also be occupied by 'eaees for vaults, for refrigerators and wine cellars. There will also he toilet rooms and boot blacking stands adjoining tho bowling alleys. The. - c alleys will be well lighted and finished in light hard wood. Tjie staircase from the first story hall will lend to a largo and well lighted ball on the second story. The assembly room and art gallery will occupy the space over the reading room and library. At the end of these, rooms, which open into each other through large hard wood screen work, there will be a large open fireplace. Over this fireplace will be a musicians' gallery. Ad - joining these rooms will be the ladies' parlors and committee rooms. The ladies' pf ilors will bo reached by a ladies' private staircase. Over tho billiard room will be tlie main diningroom, and opening therefrom will be two lai'ga pri. vate diuingroonis, which can bo subdivided. There will also bo a ladies' diningroom which will be reached by the private fctaircase before mentioned. Back of these diningrooms will be tho serving rooms. The main diningroom will have a large open fireplace fitted up with high wainscotting and an open limber ceiling lifted up in antique oak. Tho third story will be littcd up (the portion over the assembly room and art gallery) as a complete gymnasium, around which will rim a visitors' gallery. The remainder of tho third floor is taken up with ladies' toi! - t and cloak rooms, superintendent's renin, bathroom and commit tee rooms, and tlie spa. - , - over ilie diningroom will be used as a kitchen aud pantry. The fourth story is to bo fitted up wilh bedrooms and suites to bo occupied by members. The laundry aud storerooms will bo located over the kitchen The two attic stories will bo occupied in bedroom - i by the employes. One of the special features of the building will be tho heating and ventilating systems which have been carefully studied as to the arrai:;.'ementof rooms. The first and second stories and part of the third Btory will be fitted in bard woo Is. Gas and electricity will be used throughout. The exterior will be of sand stone and spocia light - colored brick, with terra eotta to match the brick. The roof will be a steep one and will be covered with tiles. The corner tower, twout.v. five feet in diameter, will be a special feature; the porch adjoining will be of sand stone. Ovei the. porch will be an oiubt a to be used as a sitting place in Hummer. Already there are 300 members enrolled in the club that is not yet named. Names suggested have been the Union and the Prospect, but as yel the christening has not been done, for ground won't be broken until Spring. Said Mr. Harvej Mui'doek, the well known contractor and builder, who is a member of the Alcyone Boat Club and ol the Carletnn Club and who was seen in the Mors' Building, M2 Nassau street, New York: A S!iiniis' Hvsmiplo Of true met - it isatv. - pyi I'nuud in the tionsf silver lolfsh Klkctro - Sii.icon. Kefns - j woishlcss nutiatiiiiteB. rSiililroii C.'ri' - for IMiciior's Cnsforin. A porfe::t pj'eim: .in'on for ehiMrrn's vomplaints, Hrown's JSvosichiiil 'E'roc.ItCM Aro cxcollont for relieving eciaUs ami elisiring the tliroa. .si'jictAi, t iiviiiti's i an i;.vi. j ISEASKUlH.OOL). " soiioi'L'Lous, isiii'.itni:n and contagious HUMOUS OURKD BY CUTICUItA. TlirotiKli Hie medium of one of your books receivoi) throuRli Mr. Frank T. Wray. Druiodst. 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