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   New York Times, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1902, New York, New York                             VOL. LI. NO. IH THE TOE Dignified and Stately, Awaits the End. Members _of House In Chorus a Jolly Good "fellow" for the Speaker Creeping for Ex-Confederate. Special to Tke New York Times. WASHINGTON. July f.-Quletly lan- oidly in the Senate the first session of the >itty-seventh Congress came to a close I 5-30 o'clock this afternoon, day with an hour of dignified waiting -itr-the end. without even the usual crowd tn tk. galleries. In "the House everybody and there was.hardly i the day when the occupants of the gal- IleclM did not find something worth   ago, started ru" u _ _.___, ago, w ,i_. him. singing as he went "For he's a jolly good fellow." Everybody took ir up, and there was a wild rush fof-the Speaker.- Mr. Tawney was the first his hand.. and then-every-man-in theiHouse filed past the Speaker.' Ishaklng his hand and singing inilv mod fe'lnw." A dozen ''For .Hamilton, of" MTchlgan. did not but clustered around the-Speaker. leading the singing.___._______ a handful, jward.M.-'Snepard, Jand B.' counsel for'the'Xpmmlssloners. If'Mr.'Tarsbns's-'pla'ns are carried out the brldge; station will be. removed and-in-'lta .place there, building. alKthe city -'offices. "Idea to be embodied In its'constructlon, lat thefeYls-to'beja-great arch'which, give a'full'view froni-Clty, Mall, Park; ,Close eral Court House.-. shouted "AU-join In 'Dixie boys. IffiMSia. cTOunu f there 'wlll.be ,a-great; ceritraVundergrpundt Tawney ledClthi' inging There's Holn In CHASED BY PROCESS Futile Flight of Frank Jannlaon with (Her Little OHrl. Shortly after 8 o'clock last night a hand- some and stylishly dressed young "woman was handed Into a closed carriage In front of the Hotel Bingham, Nlnety-fourth Street and Broadway, by-a tall man with a.light mustache.'A young woman apparently a nurse was standing by.holding a little girl by the hand. She quickly, bundled the child Into the-carrlage after the woman, and, stepping In followed by- the tall roan. The door of the carriage had hardly closed when two young men dashed across the street and attempted to open the door. "Drive on there as fast as you can. clime a man's voice from within the car- riage, and the driver, whipping up his horses, the vehicle dashed down Broadway. The young men ran across the street to where an electric vehicle "was standing. Say there, they shoutedj "-fol- low that rig as fast aa'you can. and don't lose sight'of It-" Then they Jumped Into the vehicle- Putting on as much power as he could while still controlling the machine the chauffeur sped after the coach. Then fol- lowed an exciting cliese. and the two vehi- cles flying 'over the ground had many nar- row escapes. The" chase' .led to the West Forty-seventh Street: Station', ,the young woman picked up the child) In her'arms the'Scr- room. There she sank down Into a and Clasping the child tlghter.ln her arms called out: save her: Please save her! They "ire kidnap my Just- as she was speaking the two young men entered the station and one ol them-running over to-the? rail tried to get had some papers In his hand and he called out: I'v am a' process server, and I want to serveltnis'Woman with these papers." has separated from" her refuses to let'him see the child, i 1 have an order, here from the Su- preme'Court" compelling her to produce the STEEL TRUST IS! FRANCIS D. CtllLEY Wall Street's Meteoric Broker Drops Into Litigation, he attitude of the Standard Oil Company was the appearance of Mr. McCarter as Berger. In McCarter had appeared in court for tne OIL Chancellor Emory grant- on-would not1 go by _ from-Thim. The I reports on the Philippine and Naval IprUtlon bills were the .Important bus- Ineaaei. and they were passed without incl-. I At S-10 In the afternoon the at o'clock was passed Some lute was lent to the session after that by k tart debate provoked-by a'resolution of- iiered'by Senator Cannack, providing that- I the Philippines 'Committee should go over during the recess of Con-; i and continue Its Inquiry there. What ..uuuid this interesting -was ,a -speech made I by Senator Spooner ln-hls most character- i I Is tic style. He prodded and tormented the I I Democrats, and when he had succeeded In I provoking tKera "to" rise and interrupt him, 1 be snarled and roared' at them In such a (way completely them. I Again and again the 'galleries laughed 'un- Inwtralnedly aa Mr. Bpooner dragged a vlc- Itfm farthe-floor and then bad liar-wlth THE LAST HALF HOUR. II 1TO laSt executive session began -at l-aad tested auren minutes. By this time all I tte-buslnesa had been, cleared up. A recess I Wai taken until 5 o'clock, and the crowds I in the galleries 'swarmed over House 1 did not come back. At 5 o'clock Presi- dent Fryn-took the chair again; It was a I 41amal sort of a half hour. Notjnore than I twenty' Senators were present, and, except I for .the announcement of the passage of I ttOf, no business 1 Senators wandered around the chamber Imnd talked to "each Interesting I feature of dying hour of the session was a- long and- earnest conference, most friendly to all appearance, between the two Ohio Senators. Hanna. -and .Foraker, a thing said to be-without precedent. Hanna kept walking briskly about the chamber I staking hands with everybody and-with- out his cane. There was not a trace of gout: lie" did not limp, and he seemed as I happy as a boy over-his recovery of Jiis [health. _ I Postmaster General Payne .came In and I held a sort of levee, up. I to shake bands with him. 1 Senator Perkins made a complete tour of I the and left out nobody In his J handshaking trip. Senator Cockrell, In ac- I oordance with his custom; -presented a 1 resolution of thanks to the presiding of- flcer to which Mr. responded, in a little speech, and then at minute of time-he -declared the Senate ad- Burned. Everybody who was still In' the plumber rushed out. HOUSE'S CLOSING HOURS. Very different was the clos.lng day In I House. Aside from the conference, re- the business of chief .importance was the passing of the bill, to promote the ef- flclency of the Marine Hospital Service tod changVlts name to the Public Health surf Marine Hospital-Service. But mere were plenty of other- bills, mostly of no Importance. [r Sulaer who has been unusually oulet c the session, had a chip on his shoul- i   the liveliest of all, and -the credit Itherefor Is due to Mr. Cousins of e-emlnently the .happiest man In Jhe The report of the investigation In 'in, "Old uU of What's 4he matter w.th He's .11 right began to .TAW tatt 4 This not very I want to do Is to, singing "-Annie Laurie.'', CABINET TAKES CANAL. Decldea to Refar the Matter of to tho Attorney General. Cabinet was engaged to-day In the, measures to carry out the terms of the isthmian Canal law. The Government must determine the sufficiency, of, the title.that can'be conveyed to-the'United States'by the Panama Canal Company; treaty must be negotiated with Colombia conferring the rights, and a technical comrols- station brldges.'He estimates "PLANS ENGINEERS.' _ Mr Parsonsfcalls of MesW-Boller.S Prqut., and.Whlnery-up: "Superinten'dentfOf.-the.Brooklyn Bridge; and -Bridge Commissioner tlndenthal. says. are, aj inodftlcatloVof the1 report'of .the_'englneers.. tvriT... fitrMt. ic papers. i fomanj.'jtold Sergt Farrell tha.t she edl tracks o with four ,urf'tO K. Centre In cor necessary TIKHIO, slon must be appointed to carry on the act- ual work of construction.. i, It was decided to refer the matter of title to the Attorney General, and recourse may bVhad by the latter to the French courts to secure from some high itory affirmation otthe sufficiency, of The Attorney General, may attempts how- ever to- secure from the.Fr.ench Govern-, ment directly through the Chamber, of Seputies: legislative declaration wh ch shall, effectually affirm' the legality of the acquisition of the canal property by the United States. There Is some reason to believe that, formal assurances have passed, the French Government has managed to let-It be known-to the President that it ir willing to do everything that is necessary to quiet this queslon of title. CEREAL PRICES GO SKYWARD. July Corn Sell, for 78 Cent., WJ.eat for and Data for 50 In Chicago. Sftcia' to The Km- York. Times. CHICAGO, July l.-July corn sold at 78 cents to-day. Up almost 6 cents, down to darting point, and closing 1V4 cents higher- -tha-t wa. Its record. The'following tells the story of the day's cereal "prices: Closed Top Closed July -JijJ '78 July corn.......... -481jj astounded brokers were yelling their-heads off on the Board of "Trade the price of corn tumbling from .8. it -went down thud to 74 cents-all be- cause Harris, brokers had sold- .Down again, this'time to 72H cents. That Is where the skyrocket grain started In the morning.- "Mr Parsons-outlines the plan of Com- missioner 'Xlnderithal, Including tracks, to be ab'ovc -Those the Manhattan tracks -over-Park Row and'the Bowery .to Delan- cey Street, and thence ti the .Wllllamsburg another elevated run from Bridge No. 3 the Hudson Rlv.er at-WestJ Street; this to pass over the-Man- hattan Elevated passengers could be transferred to the Manhattan sys- He partially approves ,of Mr. Martin's 'plan, but. mainly as to "the route, saying that Centre'Street would serve. public- better than any other street., He calls at- tentlon-to the millions spent by-the city-on Its buildings on' Centre Street, which w 11 cause private owners; on-the street to-bulld, In' harmony'' with 'the city's that there'will be, a rapid building up of, the thorough-- "fe'there should be an-elevated four-track- road, he 'says, the cars would run within twelve feet of >the great municipal build- ings and-within a few feet of private prop- erty and he adds that- Centre Street, -in- stead of becoming a splendid'thoroughfare, would much a railroad "yard Property would depreciate and the city In taxes and by( claims for .-dam- ages of-'property instead of erty enhancing-In value and, paying larger taxes, as he says It would under his plan. Mr Parsons's plan Is to begin at Brooklyn. Bridge anchorage, where there must necessary jchanges'in the .masonry arch structure forming the. approach to the bridge, and then to depress the bridge tracks to Park Row, bringing-them, under the street at a level with thafof the sub- way The gradient would be at the rate of- 45 per cent., the present 3.T7' per cent Ttie'total, resistance of gradient and frlct'lon would be increased by both not 'exceeding J3, per cent.-He says_that.the Increase would, In no way interfere with the the cars. We under Park Bow, the line may.be made te the north undertprUate .property, be-, "Brooklyn-, ,be, had bridge reached.-' CLOSES NORTH WILLIAM .STREET.' in court'j and all serve the papfei i-'The Elisabeth D. Jennlson; and that she 'resided Hotel. Bingham., -The child with her was her five-year-old daugh- ter-Alice. .The'tall gentleman said he was George' H: ,-Massey ,of 1.271 Broadway and represented the law firm of Foody" 7 Wall Street. attorneys for Mrs. ,'Jennlson. two young" men gave their names is Louis a clerk In the ifflce of rardozo 128 Broadway, attor- E.-Vennison, a broker, who ives at.the'.Unlverslty Club; and Richard O.-Bunn of 345 'VVest Forty-seventh Street, Cprocess server. i After taking Sergt. Farrell llrected the doorman to direct Mrs. Jennl- It-ls a Relative of His Type- Writer Who Wants.New Jer- Restrain tha- Trust's Big Conver- slon Plan. Wall'Btreet been wondering for a month who w.. really behind the suit brought in New Jersey in the name of Mrs Miriam Berger to prevent-the .United States Steel Corporation from retiring Its per cent preferred stock and Issuing therefor 5 per cent, bonds to the amount The man back of the suit Is Fran- cis D Carley, whose meteoric financial .career Is, a matter.of familiar history In whose home Is Sullivan County, this State, is the sister of Mr. stenographer. She own, some steel stock, bought on Mr. Carley s advice, and Carley says that the books ,of the .trust, will show that she has owned It a long time, not having acquired It especially to qualify for bringing this suit. 'Mr. Car- lev's wife also owns stock, a good quantity of ft and her h-bano-felt himself suf- ficiently "aggrieved to incite some one to -go into court to seek protection. The case, having been appealed. Is now hands of New Jersey's highest-tribu- nal. of Errors and Appeals. When If was begun there had been already half a doien or more complaints, and a Judge o the United States Circuit Court In New York had refused to grant a temporary In- Errrs llrecteu me ion'-arid' 'her .party to their carriage and hey'idrove, Mrs. Jennison hugging the little-girt tightly to her breast. i -When' theyJhad left Dunn told about the- exciting chase down the Boulevard and of the.-difficulties'he had had in serving- 'the pa'pers on Mrs. Jennlson. Some time ago." explained Dunn, Mrs. Jenn'lson husband-separated, he possession of the. child. 1 ao noi, nher the -child, In cou- jHy 3 WeP were afraid that she would trv and take the child out of town and ouyt S? the State before the papers could nerved and Hart and myself have been 'for days. Once, twice I had almost placed tne papers hands when slie-eluded me. She is lrrjean'nlSon said In the sta- XOrK HHU iciuncu o---------- junction on an application similar to that Mrs. Berger. )nce upon a time Mr. Carley was con- nected with the Standard Oil in view of the fact the Standard Oil. has been regarded Wall Street 18 a bitter opponent of all the [organ Interests It was surmised.tram first by were familiar with Wall Street' doings that perhaps the oil magnate, were behind this suit. The men associated with John .Rockefeller in the oil industry had" been persistent bears on the stock market-so the same gossips.have insisted-and thus It was urged that this was another effort to injure rival, Bnan- :ciers. The scheme to retire the Block and Issue bonds was recognized -a Morgan plan." The filing of the suit and the persistency with pressed were taken-as Indicating that there was a fight within- the Steel Trust Itself between the Morgan! Interests and the Standard OH people. This now. Mr. Carley declares to be an absurd view. He himself calls attention to-the-fact that .the shares owned by John D' Rockefeller and.hetf In the name of a clerk were among thol? voting for the con- verllon plan. Not one of the Standard Oil. me" he adds, knew anything about his. Carry's connection with this injunction case until-day before yesterday advised Mrs. Berger." Mr Carley said vesterday Naturally I would have done "so Her relative has been my stenographer ''merits of the case of those MC as the new rule In New Jersey does lot' permit a New York lawyer to plead thereVThey submitted briefs, however. STEEL TRUST'S APPEAL A Speedy Declilon Expected from the Court of TRENTON, N. J., July l.-The members of the Court of Errors and Appeals have been called together for a conference -pn Monday next.. They will then considerithe case argued last week in which the United States Steel Corporation jought to have the order restraining It from retiring some of Its stock and Issuing bonds Instead set thought the decision will be an- nounced almost Immediately after the con- ference. DISBROW ARRAIGNED, PLEADS NOT GUILTY. Warrant Chargaa Murder In the Fiaat No Sign of Rec- ognizing Mra. Clarence Foater. SOUTHAMPTON, L, I., July a plea of not guilty entered for him, Louis "Dlsbrow this afternoon went back to spend his second night In the county Jail at River- head. The actual proceedings to-day did not take fifteen minutes. Dlsbrow uttered not one word, all the talking on being-done by his Miles. With the Sheriff and his counsel. Dlsbrow was driven in a carriage from the county jail at Quegue, where the train was in wait- ing. It would have been just as near to have- driven from Riverhead to Good Ground as to take the train, but It was de- cided to disappoint the crowd which had gathered there. Dlsbrow aat next to the window with his counsel beside him and the Sheriff in the seat behind. As' the' train was pullinl into Good Ground Mr. Miles whispered something to Dlsbrow and re sponse Disbrow pulled down the rurtaln This caused the ccowd at Good Ground t Jew Mr. Hewitt as a mu- nicipal reformer, philanthropist, and flnan- I cler; Mr. Shepard as a lawyer and as the unsuccessful1 Democratic candidate for] Mayor fcf New, York last Fall: Mr. Sturgiaj as a banker and Director of numerous cor- porations. Mr. White was an Inhabitant of California, where he made a large fort- une, until a few years ago, when he came I East and made his home In Cold Spring! Harbor, L. I. As stated In a description of the gift die- tated yesterday by Mr. Hewitt, the four millions-are for the relief of worthy, men and women, who, notwithstanding their I willingness to support themselves, ,liave become partly or'wholly unable to do so by misfortune, or who have been discharged from hospitals before regaining sufficient strength to assume their regular employments." This Is the general -plan. The details have not been determined exactly, as yet, but Mr. Hewitt's statement gave a good Idea of what they would be. _ MR. BURKE LITTLE KNOWN. When the announcement of thefglft was made the striking feature of the matter seemed to be the fact that the donor's.] name was unfamiliar to those who knew who ..were the most prominent and the wealthiest financiers of the city. Mr. Burke's name appeared In few of the bio- graphical books relating to New Yorkers. The facts about-him in those few were meagre. It was learned that he was a retired mer- -hant. For forty years he has lived in- ropier. County of Suffolk. State-of York came before me. Edward H Foster. Justice Of t-ho in Southampton. Coun "nd West Forty-seventh .Street, and during That Lnulfl A. Dl-ibrow. on the loth (Jar or half (hnt Mlnc he has not been .Tuw. 1902, the hour, of 2 and _.. o clock .Tunr. ine U. in the forenoon of said day. did commli Hf crime of murder In tho first degree by feionlnujl-v. Ifully and Intentionally, and from premeds. lU.aiid deliberated design to effect the death of' Clarence Foster and Sarab Lawrence b) striking and bentlnn the-n and thronlnf them Into Tlana Bay Ground, aforesaid Therefore your informant prays thnt tne dejvv .Itlons by thin informant- and Nelson Squ B. Pcar-mll, Willis Wells.-and Walton may be reduced to and duiv and tnat a nan-ant Issu- ana ciuiv i tbo arrest of ttld and .that he Mie W I INDEX TO DEPARTMENTS. firm. Financial MarkeU.-Pages 10. "Volz red.W; com. No 2 (Thiit. No.-! red. coUon. No. 1 butter. Western cream- Malll Yesterdays Flres.-rage u.- -Everybody-breathed'a quotation wasjmarkcd upon'the but'the relief was only temporary, for In a few" minutes corn 'was agWn- booming and sales were-recorded at 75; cents. I Then-It "was 73, 'and as could tell the closing price for-the.wlld day was 71 July- wheatj Its own little1 game. 'From ariose yes- terday It, shot up this morning and was "elevated whence it tgllded' of f un- a close gain of have attracted'the there "had not 'been bigger things doing near by as the July price ascended 5% cents, closing at 4814 cents. 8t 'Louis people led- In the-buying, of wheU. It-was "said that Kaufmann last been.forcedJto-see the error of his bear 'way. by the terrible soaking the harvest flclds-of the southwest have boen- treat- "Varris Gates Co. took all'the contract ,corn offered to them this morning There wire about 2.500.000 bushels of Uils. This the John W. Gates crowd, control of all but bushels of the cash corn In sight of thte big city. CLOSE Mr- parsons'-poliits out that'the-lowering- make It -necessary. ,to .close Norths-William Is but long.- street THE JENNISON KIDNAPPING.. (Sov'dden VUked to Sign a Requisition -Thote Implicated May Be Arrested. Special 1} tht TJiv York Conn.. July and Vine- block long.- could.be Street) by, I roa'dway running parallel; -William-Street would towjered- a lltltle between, Duatie JBtreetf and the Stoer the UHUIUBCD St.' A. M.- -OIE; me now csrsTibouW the Brook- T ind'ihai: psssjngm Adv. at all Adv. ors simply, would-ctop paying On the bond, thev would'be-obliged to pay. "That was Jhe way I looked at it. I did not know until the other, day that'the have had'thelr bonfl. print fed so as to 'provUje that a lapse of the of interest on the bonds for. can- exist without giving holders a ?lght to foreclose. This provision, of course. 'lessen, the chances of the corporation's joslng by- reason of the bonds it any fln.n- clal difficulty arises." Mr Carley says he Is willing to admit, talked over the subject recently with the lawyers for the trust, that there U hope ol Mrs. Berger's winning her 111 sign a asking for the hands BheKimarn E. Rltch. Sheriff Rltch to Albany to-day and'saw the Gov- ernor" but .Mrs.- Massey's lawyers ,had refved' notice on Gov. Odell that in case requisition was asked for they wished to heard and Shearing .has been set for Thursday-morning afAlbany at 10 kidnapping Mr. Jennlson. re- mtlned In' Greenwich Tand. conferred with- F..Walsh. Af- taken from'Mr. Jennlson, his Robert." Gibbons: ffie child's. Mollle Kelley. An- nie Eacrett, and .Mary O'Connor, walt- ressefand cook respectively. affl- given to State At- torney in Stamford and yester-- Say the fequest was'made to Gov. McLean This was-an unusual proceeding, arrests nenerally being made previous-to requlsl- The action of Mrs. Massey ex- CaThe complaints against the Issue, of'the Majority of the stockholders. The case S: Jersey law allowing the conversion was contrary to the Constitution of the United States' in that'It impaired the obligation of a of Stetson. Russell, for the trust.the case.was or tno 01 saiu titt v.H" ticalt with in pursuance to the nruMslon of the Code Of Criminal Procedure. Mr. Miles entered appearance as Counsel for the prisoner, adding: And I'now enter' a plea of not guilty on behalf oCthe ac- An adjournment until_ to-morrow morn- ing-at Good Ground was then While subpoenas for witnesses be- ing made out. DWbrow stnocl close to his counsel In the mltlst of a cmup nt men and was clearly nervous Seeing this. Sher- iff Wells took him from the room and to- gether they went for a drive alonpr the to accompany them to Riverhead. BALTIMORE ELECTRIC .DEAL. 1 Entire Trolley System in the City and Its Suburbs to by Power from the SuscfuenVijia River. Special to Tic New York Times. BALTIMORE.'July l.-Thc entire system f clactric railways In this city and Its iburbs is to be operated by. power fur- ished hy Immense hydraulic and electric -orks on the.Susquerianna River, run on he' Nlasara plan; A deal which has been pending for vcar was closed to-day. Jt involves the -nlted Electric Light and Power Company nd also the Mount Washington Electric Light Company. A syndicate. said New York as well as'Philadelphia nd-Baltimore-capital Is interested has een organized, under the financial direc- lon of the Continental Trust Company of Baltimore, to absorb the light and power ompanlea.and develop the Susquehanna lant.' A contract has been signed between he Continental Trust Company and the allway company under -which the latter u m receive the power for operating its transferred to the United States Circuit cTrt from the State Supreme Court, and on June 0 Judge Lacombe declined-to grant the-lniunctton asked for. On Jhe-same day Vice Chancellor Emery of New Jersey granted a temporary In- junction on the-application made by-Law- yer n' H McCarter for Mra. Berger. Three days" later R. V. Lindabury, representing -the trust, filed an answer denylng.tnat it was the intention of the Directors to con vert the new bonds Into common stock In way whatever, and claiming that the "rporadon wa. acting entirely within the aw in carrying out the conversion plan. Another fact that made speculation as to they tlon shou .yog. t---- train, dally to Flnut ..id Billroiui.' Four Vermont, thrte- to Cole Block half that time he has not been engaged actively in business. 'His money was made in trading with the West Indies and South America, and the amount he' Is giving away while it is the larger part of what -he possesses, is .by no means 'all. He has. no near relatives. Except for his conspic- uous modesty, he is not eccentric. He lives in a brownstone-front house that seems better fitted to a man with an Income or from to HOiOOO than to a mllllon- place of his birth was 1 William Street, not twenty from the sltc which Delmonico's down-town restaurant now stands His family had illved In Isew York for a long time, but wasjof good Irish extraction. His exact age Vfn, not to De learned last night, as he himself was un- ar.d could not see' reporters, but it was stated by those connected with the corpor- 'itlon in' charge cf the trust fund that he was born about eighty-five ears ago. He is a bachelor, entertains very rarely, strolls in Fifth Avenue almost dally, keeps no c-rrlage. and has as his only companions two middle-aged women, one of them a housekeeper and "the other an assistant man-leer of the residence, i While he was making his fortune Mr. Burke traveled extensively In the South American countries, where he had business. Among Ms associates he was known always Cs a man of economical habits, but not a For a great many years he has been doing good with his money, quietly, answer- ing appeals for charity and disbursing In this wav a sum th.it- Is salfl to have further development'of a however, .before ,the works will be constructed._______ The Will ot Mra. Mary Moore. I to Tlit Nm York Tmii. N. Y., July l.-The-will of Mary Moore, wloow of Dr. Leverett Moo're has been admitted to probate. The wm disposes of an estate valued at MO Among the legatees are Cora, Count- Stratford: Mrs. Alfred Kessler. An- and Sidney J. Smith of New York City. ther Is called the Winifred Mas- terson Foundation. The pa- pers of tncorpora'tlon have been filedI in Mbanv. It was the wish of the donor that 'the manasJnvnt of the money be private, hut the trustees would not take the respon- sibility of cai-lng for so Rrent an amount without the legal steps needed to make the matter 'entirely public. Winifred SMasterson Burke was Mr Burke's mother. She died about thirty i years ago. The Idea of giving away the greater part of his fortune had been con- fldered by him for a long time, but it was only about a year ago that he thought of the" definite "plan of-transferring so large, an amount- at once and making the gift a memorial to his mother. His first act after conceiving this plan was to consult with his old friend. William Hubbard White. After they had talked the matter over Mr Sturgis. another friend. called in for his opinion. Then Mr. Hewitt's aid was enlisted, and it is said that the details of the-plan finally adopted were furnished mostly by him. The 'papers-of1 Incorporation having been a meelfcgAwas held yesterday after- noon in Return 1 account Association Tick- noon in of Frederick H. Denman of 170 Broadway, counsel for Mr. Burke and for the new organization. Messrs. Burke, Hewitt, Shepard, and White were present. Mr. Sturgls, the only absentee, was at his homo In Lenox, Masa. THE MILLIONS.TRANSFERRED. -The property andUailroad ing up the -were- formally trans- ferred. Most of the real estate Is In this city but there .Is much in Mount New Jersey, and Minnesota. The railroad securities are mostly those of fVestern llnei. Among the plots of land Is inc one In West One Hundred and .1 Mr. Burke's Summer home (x situated. Most of the philanthropists ho d- inits of stocks are In corporations ouwldel of New York, but his name appears In thai directory of Directors as that of a Plrecto j   

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