Boston Sunday Post, April 11, 1897

Boston Sunday Post

April 11, 1897

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Boston Sunday Post (Newspaper) - April 11, 1897, Boston, Massachusetts WHY Do Posi Wants Grow So Fast ?..... Simply Because They Pay WHY Do Pöst Wants Grow So Fast ?..... Simply Because They Pay. TWENTY-FOUIl J'AGES BOyrON, MASS.. SUNDAY MORNING. APRIL 11. 1897: PRICE THREE CENTS H. WHITE firs' tvf 1.'- L Shoulù SAi 50. \ , 'l*£meorS TO seYl ALLSaiX*'-'- (otoR5. All Kin os, MVf A t^lT V//0 */5(fZOO*230^^9° TOURIST Styl ISO 'fOASPoRTABUE 'HAPes for smmL f^BN OR Bitj MP^I\ Au DECOLORS of ,0b paint ?fofZoo^2!SO Mery and Glassware WE HAVE THIS TO SAY: That on MONDAY, APRIL 12, wo shall commence an Anniversary Sale of lamm mm * 1 * CROCKERY Ed GLASSWARE I    hovje: Mv in our Basement at about OF.ffWl>oiN5«S^ HOU3E the Dollar of what these staple goods are worth. Housekeepers will find this an opportunity that they will not see again for many a year. Sets. ^yotTwAf»'^ ^ Swell hat 'fof^ BA STB R ? FORCitr GOO05 I 0f%.S0^3Oo 87 DECORATED DINNER SETS of our new "Famous" shapes, 112 pieces in sot, two new colors in decoration—an entirely new set, imported to sell at $ IO per set. Our Anniversary Sale Price only...... ‘ No mail orders. iiupui low MV 4.98 A-\ 42 FINEST ENGLISH PORCELAIN Dinner Sets, underglaao colors in very dainty spray decor^ tions—full 130 pieces. This set would bo cheap at S I 2. Our Anniversary Sale Price only.... 8.98 5QllARt 50 QRINDLET’S ENGLISH POHOELAIN DINNER Sets, rich decorations, every piece traced j with gold; complete set of 130 pieces, imnorted to sell at $17.00. Our Anniversary Sale Price i only................... pitSUOSi lUiUUAwCJ 19.98 CVCimG WEATHER. Weather probabilities for today are threatening, with pos.sibly occasional showers near the coast. Northerly winds Hecomlng variable. Roads 'n fair condition. PBOAMOID DROWNED TOTS Insane Woman’s Wild Act in the Mississippi River. ST. LOUIS, April 10.—An unknown woman threw her two little children into the river today from the ferryboat Dr. mu. and plunged in after them. The children were re.scued, but the woman was drowned. The only clue tc her identity wa.s a not« irside her hatband which I'ead:    “.Send to Ylrs. Hertiui Jo.'^t.    25,37 North Alarkat street.” A call at the hou.«e resulted in the di.s-covery that her name was Mrs. Sophia A'ogel. She was insane. 40 of our new WARWICK CHINA Dinner Seta, full 130 pieces, in fine new decorations, all gold traced, value $20.00. Our Special Anniversary Sale Price only............... 48 FINE AUSTRIAN CHINA in new beautiful colors, 125 pieces to set, valup $20.00, our Anniversary Sale price only 13.97 DINNER SETS, 14.97 02 HAVILAND’S FINEST CHINA DINNER BETS, our new importation, entirely new decorations and shapes, full 130 pieces, very choice sets. Imported to sellat $40.00. Our Anniversary Sale Price only................... 25.98 Jardinieres. 250 JARDINIERES, bandiomely decorated in a variety of colors, all finely gold-traced and stippled, made to sell at 79c. Onr Anniversary Price only........ 175 beautiful IMPORTED JARDINIERES, in variety of shapes and colors, in large ■■ sizes,regular price $1.00. Our Special Price only................ 39 1RES. in 59 THE WEITHER—SHOWERY. STEARNS FOR ASSISTANT POSTWASTER. WASHINGTON. April 10.—l.ester F. Stcarn.s of Dunkirk. N. Y.. ha.s dccldc'd to accept the offer of the third    jardinieREB    and    PEDESTALS    in    new    de signs, full glaze finished, in new colors, stands 32 WASHINGTON. April 10.—Forecast for Sunday:    Maasachu-setts. Rhode Island and Connecticut. thr»‘atenlng weather and possible occ.usional showers near the coast; northerly winds becoming variable. LOCAI. FORECAST. BOSTON, April 10.—For Bo.ston and vicinity, Sunday, generally fair; .'^lightly ■warmer; variable winds. postmaster-generalship, and his nomination will be sent in immediately after i’resident McKinley returns. You )Know Best There are some good points in all Ales; choose the one that contains the most. It is your privilege. You need not wait to be told by your tapster, that something else is ^just as good ** as Sterling Ale, Have a mind of your own about it. You know best. ^‘Sterling Ale.^^ Highland Spring Brewery. Ruetcr & Company, WE SELL EXACTLY WHAT WE ADVERTISE..... WE DELIVER™""^' inches high, imported to sell at $10.00. Our Anniversary Ua’o Price for Jardiniere and Pedestal only...................... 150 IMPORTED OUT GLASS WATER TLES, bought to sell at $2.00. Our Anniversary Sale Price only 100 more BACCARAT WATER BOTTLES, rich deep cutting, positively worth $3.00. Onr Anniversary Sale Price only.................. 75 deep cut SALAD BOWLS, 8-inch size, assorted designs, actually worth $S.OO. Our Anniversary Sale Price only...................... Decorated 300 dozen DECORATED PORCELAIN TEA PLATES. Our Anniversary Sale Price, per dozen, only •. This is less than half prico. No Mail Orders filled. 500 dozea CHINA CUPS AND worth $1.00 per dozen. Our Anniversary Sale Price, per dozsn, only Plates to Match at Same Price. No Mail Order! Filled. Japanese Ware. iND J« , all fi 25 SUGAR AND CREAM SETS. BREAD AND MILK SETS, AND CUPS AND 8AUCER3, all finely decorated, new importation, real value 50c. per .set. Our Anniversary Sale Price, per set, only..... Glassware. 730 pieces SALAD BOWLS, CAKE BERRY BOWLS and LARGE GLASS VASES, worth from 20c. to 40c. Our Anniversary Sale Price only..... STANDS, 1C. WE SELL. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN Parlor Suites It will pay yon to Inspuot the one we sell for . . . $ 25 .oo n pieces YMistotn 15r „•¡llelle eoverlnk', illfrerent sliades. made, iu ten Geo. P. Staples & Ge., FURNITUBE and CARPETS, 739 Washington St. 739 6.98 Toilet Sets. jrr’.aze print, 1.89 20D TOILET SETS, new shape, nnderr’.aze print, the largest and finest set ever offered for the money. Our Anniversary Sale Price for set....... Same Set with Jar....................2.98 100 "MADDOCKS” FINEST TOILET SETS, filled in colors and heavy stippled gold.a regnlar $5.00 set. Onr Anniversary Sale Price, per set, only • 50 dozen VASES, at---- 100 LARGE decorated $2.00. Price only 3.59 Dric-a-Brac. 10 BS, rie 98 500 dozen Full Fire-Polishei TABLE TUMBLERS, regular price 36c. per dozen. Our 4| Anulversary Sale Price, per dozen, only........................ 50 LARGE GLASS PUNCH BOWLS, imitation Genuine Cut Glass, always sold at $1.98. Our Anniversary Sale Price only.................. 19 IMBLE 17 litation 1.19 The Post, Alone of Afl the Boston Newspapers, Had the Enterprise to Discover the Alleged Perpetrators of the Big Teaming Frauds Against the City of Boston, and the Courage to Print Their Names, Regardl^ of Threats of Libel and Their Other Bold Bluffs. NINE MEN INDICTED. of Grand Jury Acts on the Irregularities at City Hall. posrs EXCLUSIVE NEWS CONFIRMED. White Crotkary. 1000 dozon FINEST ENGLISH PORCELAIN PLATES, per dozen, at only 36c., 4Bc., 60c. 500 dozen CUPS and SAUCERS, per dozen, at only ................ 54 C. GERMAN WEDGE WOOD real value 39c. each, C« BLUE ENGLISH VASES, in gold, real valuo Our Anniversary Salo richly C. 100 dozen PLATTERS and NAPPIES, at only 9c., 12c., 19c. Each. All th3 above lots are Just half price. Contractors John J. Nawn, Cornelius P. Gleason and Peter Burns Arraigned and Plead Not Guilty—Five Others Will Be Arraigned on Monday—Excitement at City Hall— Interviews With Ex-Mayor Curtis and Others—Ex-Superintendent Wheeler Says Bigger Men Than Clerks and Contractors Are Guilty of Crookedness. 200dozm DECORATED "BONN" SAUCERS, choap at 60c. per dozen. Our Annivenary Sale Price, per dozen, only................ 24 C. We brew nothing but Ale and Porter. LEG BROKEN IN CABLE LOOP. WhiU* pulling in cable on Castle Islanii yesterday afternoon, .lotham M. Ulair, living Yui ftrange street, I'lielsra, caught ills leg in a l(»op, anil il was broken near tno ankle. He was taken to the City Hospital. Si m telly Fih lynn is AccU Ini Tlie excitement and consternation which pervaded every inch of space in and , arountl City Hall yesterday forenoon, WARE FRUIT i "    indictments for larceny from I the city men were reported by the grand I jury, has never been equalled, even In that theatre of dramatic situations. I Indictments were expected, and very HBHHHflHliHHHBlHHIHHHHHHii' ttiany of them,    the    investlga- I tlon of the frauds iiad disclosed that evi- QflDDEil IN AN Al I CVIA/AV deuce luoi^heen accumulated against sev-nUDDLll III All ALLLlfrAIi leral of me contractors, but the report John Hurley, living at 37 Kverett street. I    I" Cliarlestowii, and Daniel K. Ijynch Hy-    clap from the henv n.. lug at    82    Camltridge    street,    were    arrested ^ I’ah' faces and nervous, runn ng    <_ lis. NAVAL MILITIAMAN VICTIM. Fired by Seaman the Damage. Colt Did by ofUcers of Division 15 last evening. ^'«    directions    In the corridors and charged with tlie larceny of a silver ■ watch from John Mahoney in the rear of :    '‘nenviable    frame    of    mind of very 37 Everett street.    'many of the officials. ,    , ,    .    ,    , Hvnch and Hurley, it is s.ild, lured Ma-! ¡8uperlnlendent Wells closeted hlmseif honey Into an a.lleyway beViin.l 37 Everett ,    everybody and refused to see even street, and were going through hi.s pock-i those who are closely allied with him In els when they were seen, and an ofllcer odlee. He waved the numerous visitors was called    , who oafled on him aside by saying that ' the matter was out of his hands and in ■'the authority of the court, and he would the fwo heavy snow storms during the winter. Tlie falls of enow were very heavy, and they knew it required a great deal of money to make the necessary removal, but it did not seem possible to either of them that $25),000 could have' been honestly spent in the work. Wells was somtwhat worried about it, but having an abundance of what Is now termed “misplaced conrtdence” in his subordinates, he contented himself with THE ■MEN’S SUITS Standard of the World, have no equal 1886 ilodels 40, 41 and 44, known everywhere and have no superior except the JS97 Columbia . , OolxxmtoiJEts $75 $65 HARTFORD BICYCLES 1. C. BRDCKENBURV SHOT. Model 41!, i!0>iiicli nhouls Patterns 7 and S reduced from $75 to . . $60 Patterns 9 and 10 reduced from $60 to . .    $56 Equal to liny hicyclcH made except l!oluail)>:.•. We ,i«V upertr. to examine them pieco tw Other Hartford« . . $60, $45, $40 SOME SECOND-HAND BICYCLES AT BARGAINS. < olnmia.t i rtiHloyiie lifi- from .my Coliunbi.i liy hi;ill from a# l«r uii.' 2 ctiiil rUim.-j POPE WIFC. CO., I EVNX. April 10,—A serious shooting ac-i< i(lent occurred about 8 o’clock this after-1 • iioon al the Indian Hill rifle range during Hie target pruetie, of Coiiqiany uf the i uuval inilitia. Join; 1' Hrnekenbury. 22 years old. a| meiriia I ef Hie ( oinpaii.v, wa-- marking in | •the rltb' j>lD, when a laillei from a Lee; rille bred iiy Heainaii «'oil. passed ihtougii , tlH ein bank men t and .'•truck him ou tlie let! tide uf tile liead, eauHing u eompouiid fracture of Hie .“kull. He was taken to the iiuHpUal and afier-wanis removed to his hmne. The doctors eunslder his eondillmi critical. 1 50 100 Cleanseil or Dyeil anil Thnroaghly Preaned. DREWSEN’S ^WiUUliUWiUMlUiiiUiiaiiiUlkiMit? HNEO $60 fm f,mm. .folin Dawson, a inemt', r of the Iron Moulders' I'nloii, and oiif of the “locked mil " enijiloyees of Ikirliour, Htoekwell A-Co., 3 Hro'adway, Cambridge, was lined $.,<) in the t’linibridge J'oliee (’uurt yesterday for ussHull and buttery on jf’icd N. Smith, tt non-union workman. French Cleansing and Dyeing Establishmiit, 9 Temple Place •J.Tit nroiKiwII) • Mo. Itoaion •'too Inorili Kritr«u Mt., Ilriglii*ii :t9:i Jlnitt Ml., %l’«rrc«ier Itftf Tbnmf*« Mt., flíew|»«ri, R. |. Fkkk Dklivfkiks    1‘iionkh PROF. SHAW. Hotel Pelham, lluKtMii’» Fuitiwiia Uuxlnii TfAcltwr. C»U or •write fur apeelul rateit, 14 ItorUtan Zltreet. not discuss the matter with anybody. His Honor Mayor Qulney was equally vigilant not to say anything about the situation, maintaining a resolute silence and absorbing himself In the voluminous pile of state papers his The lesser lights in Hie hali followed the example of their superior and also refused to throw any light on the situation. Hut little by little the real history of Hie investigation, and the process by which the carving knife was put Into the i scdieme of the loot.-rs, l.s leaking out. 1 The story goes that oven- a month ago ! information of a must serious and start-! ling nature was confided to the Hon. J. J. It'orbett, chairman of the Democratic city I committee. In a quiet way he made something of an investigation of the ru-* mors, and aftei satisfying himself that 'there was sornetlilng wrong, he Viad a 'consultation with Mayor Quincy. As a result of this interview the Mayor sent for Huperlntendent Wells and gaVe him What Information he had. Wells himself had heard a good deal of the talk that Clerk Mulrey waa making, and the Mayor gave him explicit orders to go ahead and investigate the entire division, and if he found any evidence of wrong-doing to place it at once in the I hands of the district attorney. The super-I intendent atarted In at oni'c, conducting ia searching c xarninntion of tlie books and vouc'hera. The suspicions of both the Mayor and his superintendent of streets were aroused in the first place by the out-rageuualy high pay rolls'at the time of Shuman Corner Tie will be virn much in evidence during Easter wceh\    i/i- Hpection of the MesHrn, Shuman^H P UHhington St, window reveals the most delightful combitiallons of gentlemen* s neckwear. Napoleon Jilue, Xickele and Jacinthe shades art predominant In bean-tifnl Cashmere, Amazon and Dresden Silks, flftg cents, sev-entg-iire vents,and one dollar. This week will begin also the renewal,of Iheir patriotic enter» prise, anent ** Tatr lots* Dag,* * as eaeh Neckwear customer will be given a unique Buff and Blue fastener, a novelty originated bg A. SHUMAN & COMPANY, any Washington and tummor •tratta.,' being worried, and did not look further into the big expenditure. The superintendent is entirely new to the line of work in whicli he is engaged, and while his integrity is unquestioned everywhere, th re is a feeling of wide prevalence that he is somewhat slow and irrc.solute in Hic discharge of his duties. When Xlayor Quincy first got intimation of Mulrey’s doings lie ordered Wells to remove him troni the position of teaming lol's clerk ternporariiy, Hiat is, during the invesHgaflon, and if any irregularities were fouiul to dkscharge iilm absolutely from the service. This was tlone and then Mulrey consulted an attorney to -see if he could not in some way get his position back as teaming rolls clerk. His attorney callisl on Hk' Mayor to urge him to put Mulrey back in his old place, but the veteran lawyer, wlio ha.s weathered a great many forensic storms, was given a severe shock by the Xiayor when he was told that in all probability the grand jury would deal very much more justly with the Mulrey Hian h«‘ possllily could. .Mthough imiiortuiied by men of the highest standing in tlie Democratic pajrty and in other parties to intervene and prevent a further in vestlgatlon, the Mayor refused to recede from the he took at the outset and stood by his guns, insisting that the scandal should he pro'oed to Hie bottom, and Superintendent Wells carrieil out his orders to the letter. 3'here is .i very general Ixdief at Hi« ha.I that Hio investlgaiioii will go very mucli fartlier, and that before Hu* crusade against the looters has been flnlshed frauds for eight years back will have been unearthed. “Why,” said a prominent city ottlclal, la.*'t night, “this sort of thing ha.s lieeii going on Indefinitely. HoHi the paving iiii l sewer illvislon.s are ,otten from the ground up and have lieeti years. Hut 111* trouble Is to locate it aiul originate a system that will put a stop to it." Hut this is exactly what Superintendent Wells intend.s to do. Although liaving a tremendously big job on his hands he has set himself to the task of InaiiguratiiiK a sysdern that will insure honesty in the dep;irtnu>nt, or Instnntly e.stablish what-evi r dishonesty is attempted. The warrants for Hie arrest of the nine m*‘ii who hau lieen lndict«'d wer«> given to Uhi*‘f liisi‘*'lor Watts Ehliliy ift-rnoon, and he in turn eiitrustej such of them a.s w*‘ie to Ih served to Inspector Dugan. Only three w!irrnnt« were served yesteg-(Continued on P«fe \ ;