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   Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey                               VUT. TKKNTON, SATURDAY AHTKKNQON, MAY 10, 1090. rWO DR. BEECHER IN BRONZE "l he Great Statue Successfully Cast at New York. HIS UH MTHI'KI 1' I'ltESCNTMENT. A Plg-iiiti nf IIi-ioU' fur Frospeol Park, IlKiuhljn-It K fiom Sculptor J. O. V. Ward's Design aud When Computed Will Xi w YORK, Hi o'clock yester- diij afteriiuon in the llenrj Bounard Broim- foundry in West SKtwuth street, in the presence of oier a bundled invited guests, ladies and gentlemen, the body ol Mr. Ward's statue ot Henry WardBeechei for Prospect park, Bnioklyn, was success- fully c-ast in one piece The head had been cast a fc" dajs previous A Mnrtllnt: sight. The sight, unusual to the great majority of those present, wus a most interesting one, and start ling when the great streams of glowing, gulden, molten bronze waa pouivd from the liuge metal ladle, held by a cr.ine and guided by workmen, into the huge metiil c'lanipi'd mold placed at au incline There yasot course an excess ol metal, ,'ind tlieie seemed to be more of it yesterda) thiin usual, foi the (hud bronze, when the mold "as full, spurted about, almost burning the feet of one of the uoik men. One oi the men was overcome by the beat and excitement a'ld had to go home. A Figure of Hcroir Size. The melal first taken from the fur- naces in nine plumbago tyinbles and poured into the ladle In all tnfej hud some pounds of metal. The figure of Mr. Beecher is of heroic nine.' leet in height, aud will .stand on a granite pedestal ot about the same height He stands wearing his familiar cape cueicwit, the straight cut iindeiuj.it being also open, with his soft hat in his lett haud and his right hand ex tended, as if addressing il public meeting. It Will Cost lt.I.1.000. Mr. Ward has jet to model the three fig- ures which are to btand at either side of the pedestal, and the monument will not be completed until next spring Its cost will be iiW.IKi i The ligure at the left of the base will be that of a liberated slave who looks up iu atiiiitration. Thoscon the riifht will be of a boy, lather poorly elad, who louKs up ami of a young girl, who reaches to lay some tlowerb on the plinth. Among those present at the casting were the Rev, Lynmn Abiiott, Mr W C. Beecher, a son of the subject. .Mr Ward, the sculptor; Messrs. Charles Ilemlvickb, W S. Wood- ward, Greene and Moffut, of the sub-com- mittee, ou the memorial, aud the Rev, Mr. Dickson, a colored clergyman of Brooklyn, who is a member of the general committee. Is a Lotigtie Poliite Lunatic? PLAnsBl'RG, N Y May 10 man who gave his name as James Carley was arrest- ed at Moores, twelve miles from heVe, aud brought to thi.s city bj Officer Hall. From all the information the officials could get they are satisfied he i.s one of the escaped inmates of the destroyed Longue Pointe asylum. He is constantly talking of the fire and claims that be lias lain out of doors every night since the asylum was bucned. The case has been brought to the attention of County Superintendent of the Poor Vaugban, who baa notified the Cana- dian authorities. To Protect the Stars and Htripes. WASHINGTON', May 10 Caldwell has introduced in the house a bill in- troduced by H. S. Cox, in the Forty-fifth congress, to prevent the desecratiou of the United States flag The bill provides that any person who shall disfigure the national flag either by prmting on it or attaching to it any advertisement for public display, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be fined not over or imprisoned for not less than thirty days, or both. No Nude Models In Mixed Classes. NEW YORK, May 10 board of con- trol of the Art Students' league refused by a tie vote last night to revoke its former action prohibiting the posing of nude mod- els before classes of the Art Students' league containing pupils of both sexes. There been a good deal of discussion over this question since the sculptor St Gaudens Introduced nude models m his mixed class, and it is not believed that last night's action will end the muster. A Husband's Double Crime. Colo., May M. Win- stead, a dissolute fellow, whose wife had supported the family by keeping a restaur- ant, shot his wife dead because she had no money to give him for drink. He then committed suicide. The tragedy was vyit- nessed by a 13-yeat-old son who is left des- titute. Mrs. formerly lived in Marshall town, la., and Hutchinson, Kan. Winstead was from Tennessee. FIRE DESTROYS A TOWN. ftlauy I'ersoiw bated NEWCASTLE, Pa May The business portion of Grove t'ltj, near this place', was wiped out of existence by a ties' iwtiM' jesU'rdny The flames originAled in Mr Fosters' barber shop at o'clix k and w itb inconceivable speed swept through the town down the mam street, devouring everything in its path. The absence of ex tinguishmg apparatus and u strong me' thwarted all efforts to extinguish the tire Hundreds of brave students of drove Citj fought the Hames with heroic eii ergy, but in vain They aided many persons to escape whc would otherwise have perished. Imperfecl means of communication prevented assist ance until about da) light, vv hen a lire en glue from Greenville arrived just in to save an immense livery establishmenl and to llnall) bring the (Ire under control The bank, which stood to the houst first burned, and the college buddings were saved. Besides many stores, the Che nango and Allegheny lailroad depot, a beautiful new structure, was destroyed The loss is estimated at HE SHOT THEM BOTH. Husband and Wife Killed by Ljnt'h's Kevolier. RociiKsTKK, N Y, Maj Id Detective Lynch, of the city police, became involved in a quarrel ami shot two persons, killing both almo-t instantly, la.st evening Jus! back of Detective Lync'h's house lived Cy rus Stoddard, a canal boatman He. and Lynch had been having trouble over the position of a new back fence, and last night Stoddard and his wife were in the back yard when Lynch went out, and the old dispute was revived Lynch says Stoddard got him in a cornel and threatened to brain him with an ax, He then drew a rev olv el1 and fired, the first ball taking effect in Mrs .Stoddard, who was standing just behind her husband. A second shot killed Stoddard instantly Tlie shooting of Mrs Stoddard doubtless accidental Lynch walked to the police office and gave himself up. Stoddard bore a hard reputation lie is lilt years old, been a canalbo.it but lately has not worked He has been in jail many times for various miuoi offenses Christian Science and a Cancer. JAMESTOWN, X Y May 10 case here promises to make Christian scientists con siderable trouble About a year ago a can- cer appeared upon the person of Mrs Will iam A. Barrows. Yanous Christian sci- entist "doctors" have been treating her, and the real trouble has been concealed from her husband A few days since a nurse was engaged at Mrs Barrows' re- quest, as she was getting worse, and the nurse, called a physician. He tound the woman in the last stages of the disease, and did not care to take the case. Mrs. Barrows is dead, and the coroner took charge of.the case and impaneled a jury. A post mortem examination was made, and it is understood the found a terribly diseased condition and many small cancers It is iiho stated the physi- cians found enough to convince them that the woman's life could have been greatly prolonged, if not saved, had a regular doc- tor been called when the disease first made its appearance. I HE SI ATE I AXES HOLD, 1 he American Life Insurance Company in '1 rouble. TO J'HOTIXT 1'OLICY HOLDEKS The Attorney tixiioral of mill the Company to Show Whj In Business Should Not lie Closed The Quo Warnuito Proceedings. PHlLAPLLi'iii v, May 10 McFare- lane's American Life Insurance company with liabilities of which recentlj put up the most magnificent insurance building in this city, is likely to afford thi next big financial sensation. Attorne] General recently issued a writ of quo warranto, citing the company to ap pear in court and show cause why Its bus! ness should not be closed. This actioi was taken at the Instance of Insurance Commissioner Foster. His report will noi be ready for several days. The writ i. made returnable, on the 19th inst, ant! the company must answer on that day whj its affairs should not be wound up. Com uiissumer Foster bases his action on thi ground that the company is insolvent. TII Protect Policy Holders. When asked in Harrisburg why he had taken this step Mr Foster replied. "I bav( received information from Tompklns thai leads me to lake this step. Things loot badly for the company. The stock is sunk and. I am trying to protect the policy hold ers with what is left. It is to their interest to have the company dissolved." Securities Ileulaced by Worthless Paper. The securities greatly differ from what the company alleged it had in its posses- sion when its condition was reported to the auditor general in February Since then the condition of the assets lias been changed entirely and many of the safe se- curities hav e been replaced by worthless paper The company now holds considerable stock of the defunct Keystone Watch com pany, taken after the watch company had gone into tlie hands of a receiver. It is charged that the principal oflicers of the compan) ,ne lesponsible for this shifting of. the .stock Mr Foster hen ill ask lor appointment of a receiver and will do ffil in his power to protect the policy holders. They Will Not Talk. President McFailane and Secretary Wil- son declined to speak of the action of the insurance commissioner, saying that they had not been served vv ith any papers and, therefore, Iwd no official knowledge of what had occurred at Harrisburg "Mr. Foster charges that vour company been conducted in a fraudulent man-' ner." "I cannot answer for what other people said Secretary Wilson. "Wedonot think so The total liabilities of the com- pany at the beginning of the current year reached It will be recalled that Mr. McFarlane came near getting control of the big Phoenix Mutual company, of Hartford, Conn., a few mouths ago, but was stopped by the legislature of that state. lulioi Dc.lcuts Eile Hi n viii N 1 Ma) 10 old utse of William 1) i against the tinintv of Krie uhnh lia-. tiei-ll fought tut ujmaids of tvvcntv (ame to a siiihlfii ending in the Mipit in, (iiurl befoie .1 inUrc I'hilils, thei'Miit (lltMtinu the jurv h'hniiaver- di, t tm lor the provision lli.tl ill the papeis and a inemor antla of lli, plaintiff's exptn-, s mii-t be Hied with ihe county clerk within ihirtv davs I h, i IM arose out of nmnevs that welt with the (niintv lot the pitv lueut ot liiiiiniles, and tli, ilums as'signi'ii to Mi Tabor Tin1 i IM will no doubt no t" the'iiMllt of nppi ll- .V Hail ill tu I'okt! with Hi I M.i) 10.- D.I coloti'd attempted to il cat from the room and stii k The inimal bec-lllU' IMI upon and burled lifi t arm 1'ht il held on ill city il w i- to s -4 Snito OviTocita. CJXWHIMG MADE 1O ORDER. onn it tfc. bant in onitt; with, right to A M J 1 1 1 1 1 J A ISl Wo. 8 dor, warren gt SHARPLESS BROTHERS Y OU AND YOUR FRIKNDS AND YOUR FRIENDS' FRIKNDS AR1C invited to inspect our new salesroom on the Third Floor, to see what we are doing. Nowhere in this great country of ours will you find a brighter array of goods at such prices as our prices. Low prices have already made us famous, and because of their influence our business is growing beyond our most sanguine expectations. Kvery Department feels the impetus and tremendous power of the low-price movement which we inaugurated so succese. fully last October. We save the consumer all intermediate profits upon everything in our lins- CROSS STRIPES A limited quantity of these desirable Cur- tains for SUBURBAN HOMES chilli. No prompter remedy can Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, which 11 odyne and expectorant. [ad than (man- Has been placed on sale in the Upholstery Department to-day at the very exceptional price of a Pair. Quality far above the price mark. FRENCH CHINA Cnapidores, artistically embellished with flowers, sprays, etc 4Oc Each. Worth 60c. When yon become better acquainted with onr China Department yon will see the great force of onr low-price argn- moat. UMBRELLA STANDS In Oruate China, Rnch. Very graceful shapes and exceedingly pretty TERRA COTTA Cnspldores, reduced from 370, to 14c. Each. A great variety of odd and Panoers, Water Pitchers, Mngs, etc., at 75 per cent. lees than cost, to clots out. We are Headquarters T-ADIRS' HATS Toqnet >nd Bonnets, becomingly trimmed With LAUU9, FLOWEK9 and Blbbons, for the very modest price of General price for such service and mate- rial ranges from to 19. Other startling savings in our eqnipped Millinery Department. BREAKFAST AND DINNER Plates, vei; prettily adorned with Sowen, sprays, etc., a Dozen. Hegnlar price elsewhere, CHINA SALAD Dishes, decorated, 81c. RRCh. Former price 50c. Prwued Water-Bottles and Rose Bowls, 83c. Eacb. Woith 50c." POCKRT-BOOKS Occupy a prominent position in to-day's sale, bar-ante of the extraordinary prices. BEAT, SEAT. LRAiMER, 49c, Never before sold for loaa than 75o. I1E8T GRAIN Leather combination Pooket-Book and Card Cue, F 44e. Each. For to-day only. Kvery Known Style of New Department. FRENCH DRESS Fabrics of very pretty designs, aud of this season's newest importations, have been re- duced from and 26 to 5Oc. a Yarl. A very rare chance indeed, and one that may not occur again after this week. GOBLETS And Tumb'en in various sizes and have been reduced from 75c., 90c. and to keep time with onr great sale, to 47c. a 'Dozen, Person" about to famish or conntry houses can pnt money in their pluses by consulting us. REAL LACE CURTAINS May be found in onr Upholstery Department at prices much lower the general ones. The U explained by a sacrifice pnr- ohaMjnat made. 75 pairs at a pair. 75 pairs at a pair. 60 pain at a pair. BO pain at a pair. values do not exlit. T.unch in Our CUT PROFITS In our Cutlery Department have given oar trade a sharp send-off. Poo.ket-knives at 25c. cannot be duplicated elsewhere for less than 60c. Table-knives at 8, 9, 1O "id 12o., are worth double. So are the knivet at 12, 25 and 35c. And knives, too, at 31, 39 and 50c. TTanl- rubber-handled Dinner-knives at W dozen are told elsewhere at BRACELETS AND PINS In vet jr pretty deslum, at very modest STRRI.iNO 8ILVE3 BRAC'fci.Elfl, aSc. to Snake gladded with Oaraets, 10c. each. Fotnierly TSc, LACE PINS. 6 Including all the popular styles, 5c. to Ton hmve no idea of the money save yon la onr Jewelry Department. beautiful and eltiea in FRENCH'- SATINKS Are scaled fiom 50o. duwii to 25c. a New Depa.lnrfnt, Third Floor. Baseinent, near Centre Elevator Another lllmt.ition of onr Sa profits la shown by our clip on the 25j. dowa to IOC. In the late dttlgiia AU the leading At cut prices. Hook Department iiiiiju'l'ii   

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