Trenton Times, May 16, 1883

Trenton Times

May 16, 1883

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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1883, Trenton, New Jersey -x- VOL. I. XO. First IMition. ME" FINANCES. COLLECTOR VAN KIRK'S and During: the I'ant Twe.lve MontliN -The of Bridge Hullitlng and the 1'ay of Jr'wse- in rtitil. The yearly statement of the accounts of County Collector Van Kirk has been made public, and contains some interesting items.. The total receipts for the year ending on the 7th of May were The ex- penditures were There was a balance in the Collector's bauds at the clonc-of last year's report amounting to This sum, when added' to the amount collected during the next twelve mouths, uiakea the total amount for which the Collector has beeu liable during the year, _ Thf '11111, nut iinlil nut t'nr nl' bridjys the tvselve'iuonths U an enormous item, being Of this auyiunt, itjs evphiincd, go for the.rebuilding and repair of bridges destroyed or damaged by the last September flood. The amount paid to A. M. Walton, the con- tfur.tor, who gotten tracts for building and repairing bridges that were awarded by the_ Freeholders during tin- past twelve B. F. Walton, brother of A. M. Walton, receivts for material "uud labor." (VlMI'KNSATlOX UK THK KKKEHOI.DEH.S. The amount money drawn out of the Treasury by the Freeholders for time em- ployed in the service of the county is interesting by reason, of, the question that was raised during the campaign preceding the local Spring elections a tew weeks ago, when it was charged by 1. H. Hutchiusolf aucratfst-ph J. Henry CoolT, the Freeholder from the Secou.1 Ward, who invariably stood opposed to travagence aud jobbery in-the Boarfl of Free- holders, taxed the county more heavily for his services than auy other Freeholder of the Board, -The following ollieial statement of the 'respective amounts drawn by the Freeholder for services rendered dntiug the year speaks for itself: 1. H. Hutchiuson. Henry George W. Vaunatta, Fred Walter, 1'2; Joseph J. Haw-k, F. McCarthy, Sv Hiitchin- son, Ira Stout. John -S. Vankirk, S. H. Phillips, B. .Amos Seudder, Charles Sclimtdf, A. K. VANPEKBILTS IKRS. Mand B., Karly Kotte ami Aldlne at Hartford, HARTKOKD, Conn., May 16. The season for at Charter Oak Park, was opened yester- day afternoon, by the arrival of W. H. derbilt's.string of trotters in charge of W. NY. The list includes Maud S. and Magnet, and the team Aldine aiid Early Rose, who trotted here together last Fall in Alley urojnisimr three-year-old Hartford, a half brother of Mflud 8. -and Lecsburg, companied the Vauderbilt string, and will In- kept in training at park. All of the horses arrived in condition, be- ing llano the worse for the trip from Cincinnati. They had a day's rest-or so Vanderbilt's New York stables, and arc in prime condition for work. They will be kept in stables built especially for them at Oak Park, and they will re- main here until about July 1. After that date Mr. Bair has no definite idea where they will go. Maud S. has developed finely since last season, and now weighs JWV pounds and is in_ better She wiut clipjied lining! the Wiuter, and is now growing a tine coat of chestnut hair, nyiking her one -hand- somest, as well as one of the fast-est, animals in the world, Before leaving Cincinnati she trotted a mile in 'l.'l'i. which is considered good work after being stabled for the Winter. Her TKIONTpN, _ CHANCERY OPINIONS. MAV A Summary of Thoite Read at the Opening; of thn May Following are the opinions read by Chancel- lor Kuuyon at the opening of the May term of the I'-ourt of Chancery Meurcr v. Hull. Demurrer to injunctuni hill. Kijuity may unjoin a Sale of chattels under exe- cution at law where the complainant's right to exemption cannot he obtained at law. But where there is doubt aS to complainant's Third luiilioii. LATEST NKWS Blf WIRK. CAB DRIVER FITZ-HARRIS SENTENCED- hushand is living, claims the for her iK-nctjt, her is not so clear HS entitle her to thu injunction. Baldwin v, Taylor. Bill for construction of will. (Sift of au absolute estate with H limita- tion over oij the Intpjicuing of a particular event, atUhe of the legatee is confined to happening of that event within a definite time, f. g. lifetime. v. Titsworthi. Bill for accounting in this court. and'Appointmcnt of receiver against the objection of judgment cred- itors who had obtained liens on the assets. Held, that the receiver must first pay the judgment rlalin. uoreuius v. Munn. YiTiC AvfVnflaiit nmsi ac- c'liint for. received him as gratuities from tenants, hut liiust be allowed his costs and (.'oniiliisMions liccmise not guilty of inteutiqual fraud or mismanagement of the estate, renting for about ven years. Lackawanna Iron C'ompany. Case. Petition. ally at first, npeeir until or- dertd to do BO by Mr. Vauderbilt for the Sum- Hartford has a record of -141. and will not be three years old until the last of May. Mr. Bair .considers him one pt the best horses he has ever had to-'handle, ami ex- to make him the fastest trotter in the con H..I.I ALMOST A.VICTORY. tlio Trfiiton uro Marching on to Glory. Special to T-HK TIMKS. May lii. Rain has been closely following the Trenton on their'first tour. If came down so hard at Pottsvilleon Monday that the boys, with the characteristic'dislike of water which all good ball players evince, did not venture into the field. At Heading, yesterday, the clouds again hung low when they began their second championship game against the Active of this place. The match had only progressed as far as the seventh inning when liig heavy drops commenced Ho fall, aud further play was oui of Ihu The ruin vci-J iji- tlined, as the "Trenton were just entering trti their winning inning, and- had, in tlie previous inning, displayed a batting strength which cave good reason to hope for victory. Uarkins and were their battery.- While Larkins, taut died'tiefofe the day when the annuity was payable, and such annuitant's, representatives may recover a proportional part where the an- nuity waS given for support. Jacobus v. Jacobus. (Question of equitable conversion of land'sold ou partition. A claim for a fund having been made ou an ex- ecutor by the heirs of a decedent, he deposited it as a tiust fund in a bank, at that time in good credit, until an administrator could be appoint- ed to whom he cjiiild pay the fund. The admin- istrator was entitled to the fund and afterwards (HIT before thai the bank failed, field. that the executor was not liable. Barnet v. Bill for divorce, granted on account of desertion, HKXSCV v. Ihixsey. Construction of will. Shaw v. (ileniu Suit to foreclose a chattel mortgage briiUKht against an assignee for the benefit of creditors. Held, that the mortgage mistake, not fried in the county where the mortgagor lived, and hence valid against his assignee, the defendant. Long Dock Co. v. Bently. Opinion filed.' Fogg's Case. A preferred creditor must ex- hibit-ftiftl prove his claim against ,an estate, the same as one not preferred. Paul v. Paul-. Divorce for adultery granted. StoHtenhurgh.v. Myore. Construction of-wHl. Where an estate -was.given to two sons, share and share alike, foe their lives, with remainder to aud one sou has died leaving a wid-ow and one child the oilier son survives He Kounil Utility MM uu to Die Fho-nlx Town In General. By Asuocititoil I'rew to Tun TIMKS. Di III.IN, May The trial of Harris, the cab driver, us uu accessory after the fact to the murder of Lord Frederick Mr. Kurke, was con- cluded tins morning. The jury returned n verdict of gu'ilty against him, and he was sen- tenced to penal servitude for life. v The Grand Jury have found true bills for con- spiracy to murder against Kingston, Gibney uml Healy, who were charged with conspiracy to1 murder Pooh" and a true bill for threatening to muidVI IhA.l.v, n h.' A with making threats against the life of the lore- man of the jury which cdhvicied his hrolhO, Kradv. Daniel Delaney, who is charged with con- spjrncy to murder, was arraigned in Court to- day, and pleaded guilty. Edward McCatl'ery, withdrew his plea of not guilty then eutcrt jii his undertaking to. leave tho country. Kingston aud Gibiip.y were the.n arraigned on the charge of conspiracy to murder, and both pleaded not guilty. BALLA, May 16. A man named Patrick Nally )ms bem arrestod on thvvhurgv of conupirucy to murder landlords in. the vicinity of It is expected that many other arrests on the same charge will be made. Alleged Danger From American 1'ork. By Associated Press to THE TIMES. "BKKLIX, May IT. The German attempts to prove by statistics that the daitgci "of contracting trichinosis 11 oiu American poik srxty times greater than it is from German pork, and refers to the latest reports of Un- sanitary ollicere at Chicago, Erie ami Boston, and to publications in the New York Medicn! Jountal. iHMJi. THK MORNING NEWS. Brief (Mniirmi Lrwlliig Kventu of the fur Twetitv-Kuur Hours. Three naval cadets recently resigned ou account of colur Mindiiess, F.TiipontT William has onnohlrd the family of Ho IT S, the Minister of Finuiicc. Vessels arrjving in from Bombay are hcini; quarantined because of eholera at Bomliay. The KubatliiKi'lino steamer Singapore is on gers have tieeii saved. Investigation shows that the poach crop in Delaware is for th" must uninjured and will lie tii tliiit of last year. 'There'was large attendance at the funeral of in Portland yester- day. 'tir tukeii to Bitngor In-day. numbers of sailors belonging to ocean steamers in Montreal are dally to take service on tlie at highi'i wanes. Charles Wickland. a contractor on the Mexican' National KailriKid.- was killed Saturday Muulen-y, iiml nibbed of .UIOLHV lie taking to nil' wuiknu u Two Aimji cans, Pausley and' yuile-l, are crime. "Ann MendeiiluiJl set her clothing on fire >vliile attemptiiiL' to dra'w some rails from a burning straw pile lit Jamestown, Ohio, yester- day, ami was burned to death. A miner named William Miller Tell down Montana, on Monday-night, a distance of feet, causing instniit lioiie rn his was crushed to a pulp. TWO Socoiid Iklitiou. BAD.MOiNKY iSIlOVERS." VINDICATION OF THE DETECTIVES. Attorney Keasbey Takes I" Summing I p tu High Tribute to Murray punished llarkins and also his wife.and four children. WeW, that James C. Norris, .Henry Cook's compensation it -will be seeu is with one- lower than that i.f other on the Board. Free- holders 1. H. Hutchinson and-Joseph J. .Hawk, JHri-ctor of la-st year's Board, both of whom were members of the Stockton street Bridge Committee, ami whose, re-election was by THK'TIMKS, draw the largest amounts of compensation, as is above shown. _lt -is proper (o.state in this connec- tion that neitherwere re-elected. The expenditures in-the wards and town- ships were asfollows: Fiist Ward, -Second Ward, Third Fourth Ward, Fifth Sixth Ward, Seventh Ward, Borough ol Cliambersburg. ilton, Kwing, Hopewell, 1: Millham. Princeton, ..Washington, East Woot Wind- sor, COST OF KKKI'IXC The board of prisoners in the.County Jail cost during the past twelve months The expenses of the.county court were P.Jo'.ll. The expenses of the Court House, including repairs !e IV buUding, ww 171.U7. The pn> of am-ninted to flY-Jl-V-Jo'. The Ices to the Coroners a-ml the Keeper of the Morgue footed up to J-37W.2-1. For maintaining Mercer county the State, Insane Asylum the amount paid out was Printing and stationery for the various county offices cost The re- deeming of county bonds amounted to Interest and discount on bonds amounted to The siilaries of Justices of the Peace ran up to I, 14. The salaries of the various other county ofiicers ninonnted to There were incidental hills amounting to notes payable reaching school orders aggregating bills of expenses" incurred by Boards of Elec- tion and Canvassers to the amount of and bills by County F.xaminers amounting to There was also a State Ux of a enmity tax of Among the rwoipts are fhr and t4ie .fjfc', From tees, tines and costs the amount realized was Old lumlicr sold by the Coun- ty brought i'.'l- and old iron similarly dis- posod of netted The amount of State tax wlucii c.unc in ;us Mercer ounty's share was Her share of the State School appropriation to The totfll amount of County t.ix ciillectod was in iMlilition to this there was collected a Coun- f_y 5Mlioo1 tnx of of and a general State tax of The rfcUtmc in thr to.J is f severely, the others of the Active club had scarcely any SUCCCMS in. finding the leather. "Harkin's did the heaviest battmg for the Tren- ton, driving a two-bagger once and hitting for tlirce oases laicr on. The laiterptve ton an earned run. Spouce, tht; new coverwl t.hinl in satisfactory style. Goodman did not play, owing to illness, and Dwyer re- placed him at without an error. The Trenton move, on to Harfisburg to-day. Following is the full score of r; ACTIVE. R. A. K. ss... V ft- 0 -u- Jb..... 01110 LyiicTi, n.....u o o l. o UrkilK, If... 0 2 2 U 0 Hoover, Sb... 0 0 1 U u 1 1 15. Itr. K. Thatcher, ss. 0 0 1 2 otb cheeks, making a dangerous- Colonel Itrennati'H lltxly Found. Six-cial DtspaKh to TIM. BKUXSW'U-K, May Hi. -The body GeorgWlJrenaii, keeper of the Grwit house, off Perth Amboy, was found in much decomposed condition on Staten Island, yester- day. Col. Brennan was drowned while retuniinu to his light-house iifti small boat on .April '.i-l. His remains were taken to Metuc.hen for burial, with honors by the (1. A. K. Deceaned was a Lieut. Col. of and originally came from New York State. An Agent Committed for Trial. A capias was issued on Monday Meier, of No. Broad street, this city on an indictment found (Jrand Jury against him on H charge of defrauding the Metropolitan Lrfe Tnsuraneer Coriipany, o York, out of money which while as its agent. He arrested. and committed to jail for tiial. I the Northern Diocese. The-Lpiscopal Convoiitiou for the portlier Diocese of Now Jersey assenthled ywiU-wluyun- Trinity Church, Hobokeo. After the celelirn- tion of the holy communion. Bishop Starkey delivered.his annual address. The "parislus in the diocese] he said, are in a generally pros- perous condition, .speaking- ol I'.io ohuri h charities, belaid that a-inultiplication of tlie-e beyond the ability of the church to sustain them is not jwise. He advised lhat for tl.'e preseit4 the institutions should bo limih-il to the nuiiiber already in existeni-e. Two hospitals in cities where accidents are frequent and numerous, a home foi theagid and infmu poor, a creche for the temporal shelter of children, and an orphanage for tin education and ca'ro of hoys to build those up is not bcvund the ability of the church to su tain. "Th. Convention would do wisely to taKe some action looking to the .securing of it inon- general interest on the of chmchnni; .thmnj'lroiit the. diocese these After the delivery of .the the Coinoii tion-adioiirnod'to the church parlor, .wlioro'tl e ladies had spread rcliesliinont-s. 'A short IIUM- new cd......... Tlie Coorell. There was large attendance at flic conceit of the Jubilt o "Sinpcis 1. Clniruh, on last night. concert into I'oui parts, and ein bnwcd niimcrous sonn camp-iuee'ting hymns. Among th Jattor were these: ''Oil, didn't i! rain forty days and (iwine to ride up in tin chariot you inoV "The Gospel X.ioii ('hilihen body hei'o and "All John." Tin- pieces were snug-with grojii eflect.Tirousiirg" the audience to a high pile' of delight. There was almost continuous np plause, and the rs wore a number o Billies called to- the front of the Th> mtTsic of Professor Simmons, the blind ist, was one of the attractive features ol'tin aflair.------ The Kire Now Onh it Vafl C'amp iV tJie insiiraiic. agerrts, 4iavo adjusted the losses of ner Timhill and K." u ho wci. among'the business men whose property'wa- destroved by tho Mansion House lire( week. "The loss of the former lixor at anil >lr. Dobbins' adjusted a building. Xwt only the losses IMCI i-promptly paid over, but even the- dainagec goods Of both Baumt'arlnei iV TiniJHll and Mi Dobbins have been eiittreU disposed of. wrtiind HOTKL AKHIVAUS. A I1 I U ontinuriT the tramp, can't tion. "Say. you uivo 11 tol At this Uio bndue hafiftily to ami the rushed i'1. till Illi 'lip'n, irni .ill Ii I' .1' -Hi' i-1' all x oso in- (or sjinkm1 nixiMl it And tramp tnrneil away to take hold of a new New York ili ;i, IIHV I I KH'li. I' 1 II. S. II. suH'onl. .IT. I! H New Ynrk .1 W Tulontt, n VI M k I'ortlHiiil S II liiKlk'o, II. A I n i.ti Hin-lvii .1 II. Murr'iW, Newurk Hlun- II Id iKNirii ,lr I'Hti-rsi'ii 'llmniiui a 111 t II i t >rk U town. U i lv" rt.. t, Htutown, Ili.U'ri J. IT I K I', yft I'hllii p, V It'.rr Hnrileii i. u NPM 'i ..rk Win H Kilininxt'-r. s. .K, Plttii- lliiiOtGHOlrr VHK The charter election at Morrintown Tucmlay resultndiii the election of a Democratic Recor- der, Alderman and Councilman, and one Coun- cilman on the Te.iuponmrp tirket. The improvemcntrt on the much-abused Cheesfjuakejt Cnxsk have, been perfected, so tlmt there is a fair passage into Ri.liUn Bay, which is four lariff M New York Ray... The first milk train from Marlton and Mod- ford, Burlinirt'ifc county, jmswd over the Y of Ponmylvaiiia Knilroafl, Camdon, aud delivered at the foot Joneph Miller, rngftgfd in repairing a house at Burlington fell from a fold. A pencil which he had in his nmutli pierced through his chwk, causing a painful injury. Michael Pet til, of No. .VJ7 Taylors avenue, fatndeii. wwt bftdly injure! at WlmrtoMV Works, on Cooper's Crook, by the fulling of a heavy piece of metal upmi him. He .acut h'nue -J. rrltu 4! eiiudltluu. Smiley, a U-aufifiil colored woman. who hrt'l tonim k aliU- inii-Hjil ubility. iscoMfiiieil in the uiitvda upon the nd nf insHnily, pri Ii rreil by her hiixhmid Her in is of it mild, religious typo, and she iil- to' the women who occupy the (ii-nvrnl I liy Assocliited I'rc in 'I UK May Hi. 'For New Lngland the .Middle Atlantic States and Smith Atfantii States, fair weather, mostly noithetJy o lower temperature or higher pressure. IJl'I During the month ending tjit-i' the j.-iljij twcnty-_e_igli InarriaKi ;ind twnly fniir birt lis The I'ntti on IVrry "freel, eompris iuli'M. biiil'linvr- and will hi s.ib IMI 'I ursilas next. int.' liv (7rcfieriirnlry1ierVni'l a of! 1 iie city for to attend the reunion ol tlie Arlfty Hie t'oln Lieutenant Richard li.Tindall, of Company B. has ri -ii-ii 'I Ifi ril A. Duel r been ciiiii- mixiiioiii d by I'M iuvei Kior a.s First Lieutenant of l Cmiff to day, Clmncellor ieiits by John C. Bookman He fore the The Tinted States District Court is still en- gaged on the case of the two alleged eouuter- leiieis, Matthew Kooney and George L ley, who were indicted by the last Jiuy, for attempting to sell 300 spurious silver dollars at Perth A in boy a few months Tho defendants were Itoth in Court this niom- ing, when the trial of Kooney, which had been begun yesterday, was concluded, and to the jury. The summing up by lh> lor the lor its eulogium of the Secret Bureau, whose agenta nad d4 nouneed Mr. Purdy, for Rooney, in his argument yesterday. ICoouey in- dicted through the ellbrta of one of thono agents, Dciirlixe McSweeuy, of Pittsburgh, -w I'o had IMH'II coiiinii.ssKuied for the who wormed himself into the of the cOiinterlcHcrs by pretending to bo sol! u criminal. He offered to pnrchwe 300 counterfeit, silver dollars if they were brought Ambo'y. '1'he glittering coin nod for sale. Mr. Keasbey's deleiifR- of the Goveiunient w.ts an eloquent effort. Alter nding to the necessity tor their oervicca to siippress crime, he added that one might ?f Jl denoilncc a jury who convicted a is tu-deiioiinec these men. With jus ice might the District Attorney and the Court (self he denounced on the supposition heir whole- desire wits to hound in n to their (loniu. It makco with said Mr. Kensbey, a.s in this malign a set of and prostitute the office of 1'iy denunciation not sustained by a par- ticle of evidence to successfully combat the irgfs -against the defendant. Laws ..ere to protect the connnunitj fro-1- being devoured dens pt such ;us this OHM- has biAiiight to the to from their plunderingclutchfK people wbo tti jive cleaiily and well.. the one suiTiymo-dnfy of the Secret Service tOr. the.currency of the country bo ing (leashed, and to accomplish that end it in not only rij'ht, is a duty, with the criminals in order to convict them. HIK- KKillT TO DECEIVE. This is mucli a detective's duty it _. lor the soldier sometimes to slay his friend on the battle field, army to lie in bush. Whether the principle of war or ofjany _ of is right not rt_i with to decide, but so long as they by law and the simple bo lie soldier or detective, should not bo viHflad. Detective-McSwcouy "hits been outrageously vilified." Counsellor Purdy objected to several in the District Attorney's speech, afVer which .Indue Nixon charged the jury at length. There were questions of law involvad, he .siiidj.sogUtat with the jury rested the whole rcspotisf Jity of lieiative to eudoiiri f detect i vex whicli 5fr. loMed IV vgard with suspicion, the Judge said the in againMt them aron'i- from u fear that in many instances actually hold out temptations which induced hitheito innocent men to become T-lnr. WUH done might obtain credit as shrewd men at.their busincus. There rtlLs no evtileuce'if this kind the and the judge concluded that the testi- mony of a detective, other thiagH being i< entitled to its much credibility as other wit nesses. The cane against George L. HUmley, indicted conjointly with then is still in progress. Coiniulttetl on James Bradley, a tramp, eoniiiiitttHl by i'olice Jiwtioe i on swveral charges. One wss and entering Samuel Heath's coal othce, on stuet, yesterday morning; the second for stamps from thenletik, and the thiiil I'oi setting lire to clothing that hung in the o'tice Jamut Wheeler and James lu'longtrjf to The same profession Bradley, A i.- arrested on suspicion of implicated ;n the sAtne ollfencf. As there was tMnViuiri- -at in the Uiiiivon lioiird Hud K il< nli lively, n. i i 1 1 Middtctmi. i' lire slight '-ry on day al'ti i iinou. by empl'i, e.'x The 1'iiionJ of of the I nniii Fir elicits ill took pl.i attendtiiie in a bixly nn! 1'nrkei, counsel, respoc- il .luhn- I'otlioinus v. ieorti at Utc The fl rj. Jt reot, a lew Wore from yestor- Kphraim J. Dotlas, Foreman ump.iiiy, wliadied from the JlQllc M.aUflo.y yeslenLty. Tlivre WH.S a very large (he I'nion 1'ire Company attendiiig Thr in tltr t-asr of