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   New York Times (Newspaper) - April 22, 1905, New York, New York                                 THE WEATHEB.  Fair and oooler; brisk погШ-west winds.  ONE CENT  VOL. LIV....NO. 17.255,  0Д5Н TO VLADIVOSTOK BY RISSIAN SQUADRON?  St. Petersburg Hears Ships Have Left Kamranh Bay.  OUST INDtAN OFFICIAL  FRANCE ROUSED TO ACTION  Wilson, Superintendent of tndlsn Warehouse, Accused of Padding Pay Rolls.  special to The Ntxv York Titnçs.  WASHINGTON, April 21.—Fred H. Wil-.son. Superintendent of the Indian Warehouse in New York, was removed from office to-day by Secretary Hitchcock on charges of having put on the warehouse pay roll the names of seven men who did no work. They are said to have been on  ORVILLE H. pun DIfS; TOOK COLD AT FUNERAL  BRIDE ENDSW UFE.  Senator’s Eulogy Over Colleague His Last Public Appearance,  ...    •    '    tVio Tiflv roll fiboiit four Tnonths.  Takes_Steps to Enforce Neutrality in |  Indo-Chinese Waters — Orders  Cruiser Diana Disarmed.  The removal of Wilson followed an In-I vestlg^tlon by Inspector. Nessler of the  I Indian Service, under Mr. Hitchcock s  When Husband No, 1 Appears l..rs. LIchenatern i*akea Carbolic Acid.  spedii to Thi Nm York Times, JOHNSTOWN, N. Y., April 21.-Gcorge M', IJchenstern married Miss Sadie Mc-Cartln of New^Tork last Sunday. This evening the bride killed herself by drlnk-,    ing two ounces of cartello acid. Lichen-  HELD HIS SEAT 26 YEARS I stern, whose family lives In New York, Is  the local manager of llie glove factory of Wertheimer * Co.. erbose New York headquarters are at 9 Bleecker StreM, New York. Miss MSCartin beCere the marriage was a stenographer and confidential clerk for the Wertheimer firm.  TO SIGN MORTGAGE TAX UNGDANGED OR LOSE IT  EQUITABLE BILL AT ALBANY.  He Was a Great Friend of President Roosevelt—Author of Cuban    —  Policy.  i orders. Nessler found fourteen names on  Higgins Warned Not to Risk Effort for New Bill.  DPPDSITIDil IS DRQANIZÈD  Governor Cannot Give Hearing Without Inviting a Descent on the Capital from All Over State.   -------Four    months ago he proposed marriage  WASHINGTON, Conn., April 21.-Or-i to the young woman, and she    |  was announced here.  WASmJNLrTUIN, L^onn., Apiii Wi.—w.-jio tne j-wun» -----    -    ;  Vine Hitchcoct Platt, united States sen-j The    ’^^'^^"rented    a  ator from Connecticut, died at his Sum- ^    furnished    it    elaborately.    Tues-  Embodles Views of Agents—Gives All Directors to Policy Holders.  ALBANY, April 21.—It was learned tonight otf reliable atithority fhat a hUl has been prepared and will be Introduced In the Legislature early next week, embodying the views of the agents and policy; holders behind th^m, and providing for complete and early mutualization of the Equitable.  Under its provisions all of the fifty-two Directors of the society would he elected | by the policy holders. Its details were | not obtainable to-night.  FOR MUmU^TI  THE GOVERNOR Ì  But Tells Equitable Agents Must Decide.  HAS POLICY HOLDERS AT НЕШ_  Special to The New York Times. ALBANY, April 21.—The situation over the Mortgage Tax bill to-night is such that it is generally understood that Gov. Higgins will have to sign the measure as e up mortgage taxation  $10,000 Damage in Twenty | Minutes—Houeee Blown Down.  ST. PETERSBURG, Saturday, April j p^y roll, which, it is said at the de-22,—Reports are current here that the I partment, should have contained only  Second Pacific Squadron has already | seven. The extra clerks received salaries    native town, at 8:53 i    being    married    by    tne    ^v.    to    sign    the    measure    as    Special to The New York Times.  left Kamranh Bay and is on the way to j of from .?75 to $100 per    ^    ®    o’clock to-night of pneumonia. The im- ¡william H. Kephart of Harlem on un-    mortgage    taxation    lqNG BRANCH. April 21.-A windstorm  VladivostoK. but the Government wi.l I" Jf.    meU,ate cause wae the breaUins ot the ah-1    LU"    '    „„se. that the i rof TnTm"tten\vrn^^^^^^^^  proceed with action on the Japanese !    Te    warehouse    except    to    draw    «cess which had formed in the right lung. | ^^^ern’s friends. '    •    ,    ^    He has been advised by    \  proceea wun acuuix u    v    ^    went to tne    produced    strangulation. Only | yesterday afternoon Michael J. McCar- bill has several features of doubtful con . ¿^age.  protest as if the squadron had not con- | pa>^    ^    fund    de-j a few minutes before Dr. Ford, the fam- appeared here, an« caused papers to stitutionality. and that not a    |    The east approach of  tinued its voyage.    i    nosited to his credit at the Sub-Treasury iiy physician, had prepared a bulletin ! be made but against LIchenstern. suing administrative qualities are who y  .n.    whv    from the sick ibom to the effect that if bim for $10.000 for the alienation of the | ^p^kable.    _ ^    Sine room of the West End Hotel and the  ..    .    -...  . ,_____ cTnirincr    _    »    -Li-    Gov    Higgins    signs    the    bill    he    will    oo    v,THrifrA Whirh rrosses Ocean Avenue from    — ■ »  STDRM HITS LONG BRANCH. ¡Hears Long Appeal for LegisIaHoa  Wind cHoi  luucu    1    positea to ms creuii. cxi.  -------- -  No reply is expected from Vice Ad-j in New York, which is the rea^n w y ,    ^    ^    ,    the Government did not learn of his con-  miral Rojestvensky for several days rel-    ci       _  4-Vkxx 4T\cs4’»*ti^+4r\na frt VlifTI tn Fft-  miral Rojestvensky for several days rel-    re-,lpeil^    such    as    had    come    during    the    fore-    j“ yb'e officer with the papers went to the    ^be    face    of the most  ative to the instructions to him to re-    the    Secretary    called on Wilson for an j noon he probably would live through the .    Hotel, where the Lichen- g^nized opposition, political an    ,    .  spect the neutrality 6f French waters. Sanation! assays the latter offered „ight.    .    ^    i    sterns    were    staying, and served the m- cial. that has exerted  Admiral Wirenius stated last night that ;reimburse the Government for the when the physician left the sick cham- pgj.g ^n Mr. Lichenstern. Then McCaril any measure in years.  affections of his wife, .    ..If    ««v.    Higgins    signs    vw'nr  The officer with the papers went to the g^ ^be face of the most thorougniy oi - ..    *v,A T.ioViATi- _____  and    coramer-  Admiral Wirenius stated last night that j reimburse the Government for tne Rojestvensky’s telegram announcing i amount he had paid the extra his arrival at Kamranh Bay took four I but the offer was refused. Mr. HltchrocK days in transmission.    |    said to-day that Wilson would be prose-  He added that he had no idea of the | eumi present whereabouts of Rojestvensky, ;    several    years.    Formerly    he    was    a  but believed he had left Kamranh Bay. |    Oklahoma    Land    Office.    About  In any case, he said, at this season ter-ritorial waters offered no great advan- | ^be New  When the physician left the sick chamber the Senator yvas perfectly conscious, appeared to have no pain, and had. answered questions put to him by those at the bedside, showing that his mind was clear. In the room a| the time were Mrs.  sterns were staying, and served the pa- ^ial, that has exerted  pers on Mr. Lichenstern. Then McCartln saw and talked with the bride, f Immediately she went to her room and locked  any measure in years. Many prominent politicians from all over the State have told the Governor an^.. Republican leaders in the ^legislature in the last few  —Migbt Send Message on Subject—^AttackMade on Hyde.  Special to The New York Timet» ALBANY, April 21.—The Equitable Life Assurance Society matter reached |Q«V-Higglns directly to-day. A committte kt some thirty general agents appealed 1»  bridge Which crosses Ocean Avenue iruiu i       .  the hotel to the Ocean Avenue Pavilion, j him to Interfere In some manner wh«twy The three-story frame building belonging j lu^edlate mutualization coixld be reaUied to William C. Keller of New York, in the    ..    ------------  Che    door.    ers in tne vemsiaiuro i»  When Mr.    Lichenstern    returned    from    ¿^yg that signing the bill would spell dis-  ^    _    clear.    In the    room    ap me    iime    wtjic    «j.»o.    bis    office'he    found    his    wife’s    room    door    ggtg^ for the party in the State,  rseveral years." Formerly he was a piatt and the Senator’s only son. Judge,    jje caused the door to be forced.! ^be action of the Republican C^ommit-  k in an Oklahoma Land Office. About james P. Platt of the United States Cir-I the dead body of the woman was tee of New York County at its mee^g years ag ohe was made financial clerk'! ouit    Court,    who    had    been    summoned    du-    last night reflects the sentiment    or iwa  .    ________iiTi/1 rAfAntlv I _4__1    ,     .aoMarA«    hA    never    knew    that    Republican leaders in other sectgrns.espe-  g uue wan    .......------I    v;uii. v.-v»an., w nu mo.«  ------------ j    fOUnd.    *v,a    +   ___________ ^    a..   ____ York    warehouse,    andyrecently    j    ring the afternoon.    Lichenstern    declares he never knew mat  taae because the weather was good and I was placed in charge of it. Hd is well i -pbg funeral probably will be held next, j^jg bad been married before, con Aiiim    I known among New York Republican poll-j Tuegjjay, though the date has not been.    ^or««A,i    tn    mak  me . a cdiin.    ^    .„    the    ah    i ticians In the last Presidential cam- fixed. The service will be held in the  A special service was held m the A i    with the Speak- r-„v,crrAt!>fltinnal Thnrch. which stands in  Burial will DC in tne cemeiery ntic. branches of Congress will honor the Sen-  . ,    .__i« tho AH-i tif^ians In the last rresiaeiiiiai va«»- f,xed. ine service, win ue ncia .i.  A    servic    tn offer nrav ' paign he was connected with the Speak-j Congregational Church, which stands in  miralty Church yesterday to offer pray- j P    a.t    Republican National Head- fbe centre of the village. The Rev. Robert  ers for the safety of the squadron and ;    .    .    .............  Its successful arrival at Vladivostok.    .g    alleged    that Wilson spent more  The service was attended by High Ad- Luie at Albany than he did at his office,  _____________________  miral Grand Duke Alexis, Admiral j and that he has been devoting too much ator*s    memory by    a    large    representation  Avcllan Chief of the Admiralty, other I attention to politics. Special Indian | at his    funeral.  prominent naval officers, and a distin- | Agent McNichol h.as been placed tern- senator Platt    contracted    a^severe    cold  guished congregation.    |    porarlly In charge    of the offce.  . LONDON, Saturday, April 22,-The    |    --..pi p    IM    A    HURRY    TD WED.  Tokio correspondent of The Daily Tele-    !    LUUrLt    IN    M    HUnn I  graph gives a report emanating from    j  iis wiie nau uccH    -------  McCartin, who refused to make a full Edwara van ingtn, w«« *o .vp- «1«*"  fixed. The service win oe neia m    statement,    says    he    married    the    girl    in    |    the allied real estate interests of the St e  Congregational Church, which stands in    ^¿¿|g that until two weeks ago j their opposition, was here to-day. an  the centre of the village. The Rev. Robert j    nothing of Uchenstern’s atten- j informed the leaders that he was sending  Carter, pastor, will conduct the service, j    tbe woman, and that he did not    evew-    county    to    organize    the    op-  Byrial will be In the cemetery here. Bot^h    be^    at their home In New York.  cially in the cities.  Edward Van Ingen, who is representing  ARRESTED HER jPN UDDER.  Senator Platt contracted a^severe    ' i-kewood Police QOt Young Woman  sitting as presiding officer at the Swajme j    Confessed    to    Robberies,  impeachment trial before the Senate. He ! VIjnO  Special to The New York Times.    __________  LAKEWOOD, April 21 .-A young wo-I they would have  lIlliJtrilLlHlieilL CIICAI    V*AW    -----  had not fully recovered at the time of j Senator Hawley’s funeral, and caught  informed the leaders that he was sending men to every^ county to organize the opposition. As a result of Mr. Van Ingen s work petitions are expected to flow into the Governor’s office from every county during the coming week.  Many Republican members of the Legislature who opposed the measure up to . the time of the caucus have been so em-iboldencd by the support they find that in their districts in  rear of the Hotel Keller on Brighton Avenue, was razed.  A barn belonging to Mrs. Rosalia Moore, in Second Avenue, was blown across the trolley tracks, stopping traffic. Several sheds, the property of Henry Hullck, were picked up in the whirl and landed several yards away. Chimneys by the score were blown down.  BAD STDRM IN PHILADELPHIA.  Un-  Л    ^    ------ -    ^  Second Pacific Squadron is coaling at i - Hainan, an island southeast of Tonquin Bay.  Out of the 'pouring rain that swept across City Hall Park at 4 o’clock yesterday afternoon there came a tall, well-groomed man of tiyenty-five and a good-g looking girl of about five years his junior.  iEWOOD, Apni .XJ.—A young wo- ! iHcy    .—    V« —  Who said she was Edna Williams, ! breaking away from  *-mA_    1-21»    4>Vk,<V    flTlil    tn©    DflLlTvy  graph gives a report emanating    |    Foroet bv To-morrow, the Man I cold ddrlng the exercises.    man, who said sne was jciona vvniiauio, i oicixa...s »v.-., ------ "    ipad-  Peking that a portion oi the Russian !    3    said—Alderman Ties Knot.    His    last    public utterance was at the t,^.e„ty-one years old, and who    is.said to bill that *'>®    "“"jf    *he    wil    There  . ^       Said-Alderman    on March 31. when l«fore    daughter    ot    a    merchant    o£    Long    I    ers are not likely to risk the WU. rne  the General Assembly he delivered the j    N.    J.,    was    arrested here early may' be an effort to get th g  eulogy over Gen. Hawley, whose body lay j morning as ^he was trying to gain amendment.  in state in the corridor below. He spoke gj^^^ance to her boarding house in Ridge  Avenue by means of a ladder. A horse  LONDON TmES--NBW ^    looking girl of about five years his junior.    to„ehed  ■ CO. DWT^SiRiTRr Aor'l ‘>1 -The i Both were fairly radiating good nature |    „t    the  , ST. PETERSBLRG, Ap - •    I ,,,ey entered the City Ha!).    I    personal side ot his long relations with  Foreign Office is silent regarding me ■    ^^ant    to    get    married,    and    we    want    i     *1,..,.    ♦ko«    r.r    r>rkUtir>ni  «•vietgit iLyAA.x^ so    ...c------  ,    .. .want to get marnuu. a»u    Gen. Hawley rather than of the political  reported French protest against Rojest- •    married    right    off,’’ said the girl as j    ^bey    had    fought    with    varying  Vensky’s remaining at Kamranh Bay, j gj,e entered the only open office,door, that    the    party    t^    which both bad  but has much to say on the subject of i the room of the newspaper reporters, j    lifelonif'    adherents.    At the time it  French rules of neutrality, which it | «• can’t any of you marry us, please*i ” J noticed that Sepafor Platt seemed to  Back of hen loomed the taller figure of    ...    a  claims are in nowise infringed by the Squadron.  ■. The latest information from Paris reporting that orders have been telegraphed to Annpn for the squadron to bsave French waters evok^ surprise fwrentment here, espe®flf IrTv^ew of the fact that the Novoe Vremya,  the young man who joined in the appeal.  “ Yes,” he said, ” we want to get married right off. because we might forget about it W to-morrow, isn’t the Mayor here, or somebody who can tie us up opiek’Xv  There was a scurrying around on the part of “ Marty ” Keese. the janitor, and  of the fact that tne wovoe vremy», part 01 • M.any    j—------  Ragvet, and Rues have been seeking to j Tommie, the Mercury of the ¿how tiie danger of allowing Japan to ¡room. Several reporters al«. Joined 4n  TTof 1 th© hunt.    .  woo    —-----  he of impaired health, and this was attributed to his .arduous labors, in the Senate. He succeeded on the death of Senator Hoar to tha ehairmansliin of tb«, ¡It»-diciary Commltbsa. *  and carriage stood outside the house, and the young woman explained to the policeman who arrested her that she was attempting to get possession of her trunk, which the owner of the house was holding for a debt.  "When she was taken to the Town Hall  and questioned by Chief Beebe she con-  - ... ^  Mr. Van Ingen has secured from all the County Clerks’ and Registers’ offices in the State the figures as to the number of mortgages filed during the last I^scal year. The figures show that Kings County, With a total of 24.009 mortgages, leads. Which accounts for the fact that the opposition in that county is the most strtnuoos. New York County Is second with“'21,540 mortgages. Other counties  Woman Fatally Hurt—Houaes roofed—Row Blown Down.  PHILADELPHIA, April 21.—A wind storm of cyclonic velocity swept over Philadelphia and vicinity late this afternoon doing considerable damage in many parts of the city and suburbs. In the few mintues that the storm lasted one woman was fatally injured and probably a score of other persons were hurt.  In all parts of tha city roqfs of houses were blown off and walls blown down. A row of houses in course of construction in the northeastern section of the city was completely wrecked. The woman who is fatally injured Is Mrs. Margaret Long, aged thirty years. She was struck by a falling fence, which broke her back, three ribs, and an arm. Her two-year-old child, who was with her when the accident happened, was not injured.  Reports from outlying towns In this State and New Jersey show that the Storm did much damage to property In those sections.  or cause the Legislature to enact legtrta** tlon at once to bring about that result. Ylia Goven^r, although he declared that ha was in thorough sympathy with the cause of the policy holders, gave it as his belief that it was more a subject for the cottrta than the Executive or the LeglSlatma; yet he would not take the position that he might not later address the Legislature am the subject. The agents applauded the Governor and seemed content with expression.  The insurance men took the Governor by surprise, their hearing having been scheduled for to-morrow noon. They rived from Syracuse late In the afternoett and planned successfully to bring ehMI^ a rearrangement of the schedule. 5ha hearing was at once set for 6:30 o’cdOMk. At this hour the committee filed in. wtth F. A. McNamee of Albany as their held. He spoke for the delegation and afteasphid introduced the insurance men to tM Governor.  On the twenty-sixth anniversary of Orville H- Platt’a entrance into the United  States Senate, Marèh 18 Of this year, one of something to eat.' Alter his many friends arranged a dinner in his ijjo^eli’s jewelry was found to be missing. •hAnor! Thòuifh the dinner had t</be given i The Willianis woman was committed to  and questioned by Chief Beebe sne с ”    "    ’    than    3000    mortgages    filed  er of 78 Walnut Street, Newarlf, atod al^ admitted the theft of several d^W rings and other jawehpif ftora Mrs. IKmar Dawell of Ga^    Ska  was identified by Mrs. Dowell as a wc^ anan who went tb her fIftt and begged fof something to eat.' After she left, Mrs.  n his many frlenas arrangea a ainner m »latpoweli’s jewelry was zouno w w  snow lilts tAaustiA    —r ,------- Shonori    Though    the    dinner    had    t</be    given    I    The    Willianis    woman    was    committed    to  too noweriul a factor in the Far the hunt.    „    up    on    account    of    Gen.    Hawley’s    death,    it    the    county    jail    at    Toms    River    to    await  become too poKverrui a    j    building    was    searched.     ^    Hrm,eht    from    ^extradition    oapers    from    New    York.    The  Mast.  1 High and low the huildlng    ®    !    ^as valuable in that it brought from  cVvvAT-t ' but no Alderman could be found, «.very |    .,    .    Roosevelt    a    letter    in    which    he  Rojestvensky s sojourn IS cut shor .    the    Aldermanic    1    ^ ^  Chamber, where the gas    "    ute to a man he knew and respected. The  ing held. The Cupid Booth m _ihe base-i  „1 understood here that nice combinations with Nebogatoff’s division would be likely to fall, and a naval battle be precipitated. _  ANXIETY IN PARIS.  Qqverfliiieiit Wires for News of Rus= Sian Squadron’s Whereabouts.  President wrote:  “ It. is difficult to say what I think of Senator Platt without seeming to use extravagant expression. I do not know a man in public life who is more loved and honored, or who has done more substap-  ment. where most of the City Hall ceremonies are performed, was deserted, and the two young men ^ho make headquarters at the City Hall for the sole purpose  of finding Aldermen for prospective brides  .................  and bridegrooms, were nowhere in sight. |    disinterested    service    to    the    coun-  ,w.. »       simply    must    get married right j    makes    me    feel    really    proud,    as    an  T.A*l**ro    Ar^Hi'^w^Much anxl-    „    ¡American, to have such a man occupying  PARIS* Sa.turday* Ap    ,    j    in    the    rain to find any one to inarry us. l    ^    -riiaAr*    ir\    fVio    r«min©iif9    nf    th©    N’a-  ety was manifested here yesterd^^ con- .    beseechln"    eyes    at    every  man in sight, with the result that there was a fresh hunt for an Alderman. Final-  tne couniy jaii    ^  extradition papers from New York, me  woman scvld she had' pawned the jewelry  and burned the pawn tickets.  aj)i49; Westchester. 3;840. The total num-b^ of mortgages for tljo entire State during the Yea^. with the exception of SuUl-  obtoined, was 111.778.  •The <H>po»eots of the measure have  MRS. MACKAY FOR TRUSTEE  Announce« Hep Candidacy for Place on Roslyn School Board-  ROSLYN, L. I., April 21,-Mrit. Clarence H- Mackag- aanounced to-day that she would be a candidate for a place oa the Roslyn School Board of Trustees, and this  The <»pOttentS 01 me nxeai»wi*>    ---  been anxious to get a puWie hearing is looked upon as. equivalent to an elec-before Gov. Higgius. but the Governor tlon. has been advised agaiilst according that ™  DID VALENTINE SAVE GATES ?  privilege. The Republican leaders are fearful that If a public hearing was advertised the crowd would be so large and Impressive that the political effect would be decidedly bad.    _  VITRIDL VEXES FIREMEN.  ceming the neutrality question in the Far East. In order to secure definite co-operation between three departments of the Government—namely, naval, colonial, and foreign—a conference was held this afternoon between leading representatives,, of each department.  This brought about a clear understand-  tlon.  ” As for me personally, I have now been  Park Row office, and, In the rain, the  associated with him Intimately during  WGI.0 «- A.AV.W.*   —    ,    ItSOUViiClVClJl    Wilii    1144.x* 1*14.41**«»%^*  ly Alderman Isaac Marks was found in ms    seasons    of    Congress, and I cannot   _.      ^    A.1**    4«^    in    -    Lll©    ...    a  l'ara xvuw    «..V*,    ...      -    -  young man and woman ran for that building from the City Hall steps.  The bride gave her name as Miss Lillian  This brought about a clear understana-    ^nd    said she was  ing: regarding the measures necessary for j    husband,    who  tiu maintenance of the neutrality of    from    an immense roll of bills,  do-Chinese ^ters. and orders were sent . P    ^    Francis    A.    Cuddihy    of    33  tr> Governor General Beau to report «?e- j    Roxbury.    Mass.  rifically the exact location of the Rus.sian j ^    from    Boston last night said  Pacific squadron, and whether it had j -    was    President of a ,granite  had not withdrawn from French waters.  rommunications with St. Petersburg led ¡compa j. to orders being transmitted by the Ru.s-  overestimate my obligations to him, not only for what he has done by speech and vote, but because it gives me heart and strength to see and consult with so fearless, high-minded, practical, and farsighted a public servant.”  It has been said that, outside of Washington, persons spoke of ” Platt of Connecticut.” to distinguish him from the  ii-am 'SJoxMT Vftrlr Klit 1« WqcViAtiop.  CWcago Speculators See a Deft Hand r -    ^    ^ot of Trouble at  in the Big Wheat Operation.. ¡ Burning  holiday, they are doing much thinking, ¡fi^t in J>me    «fty  What is likely to happen in    I    ^,.iol    caught    fire    at    Thirtieth  days of the May wheat deal is the chief jC^boyso    .    Avenue.    Vitriol  subject of their thoughts. So J- as|Strae^ tSL^hTireetsTand the fire-arrrppa^^r“te dear^o ‘f« rte™ handloapped b. the fear that  Hitherto only men have been members of the School Board. Friends of Mrs. Mackay say that she is of the opinion that school boards should have women members. She believes that women understand the requirements of children better than do men.  A'bDRESS TO HIGGINS.  The Governor at first stood behind hM desk, until Invited to be seated by seph Bowes of Baltimore, wh6 mad« principal argument for thq agents.. Ifr* Bowes said in part:  “ This committee represents an a8S«m* blagpa" of managers and agents from OH parts of the United Stetee and Cgnad* and Great Britain—of Bofen, some of whom have grown gray In the servlce^^^ Equltab|er-men intensely loyal to"’* ciety; men not only large policy but whoge whole earnin|№ ^9*1 twegjy jfearf are bound up  WDMAN DEAD IN RESERVDIR.  Body Suppoeed by Police to be ihat of Suicide.  vtiiiieo    --f-  as Gates’s management went, resembled a faUure. Now the deal has changed hands, and so far as the master hand of ValenUne is disclosed in it It gradually begins to assume the appearance of p^-  iggvaa vxv<aw»     *    -    -  the fluid would get on their faces and hands. Their rubber boots and coats were destroyed. The damage is estimated as $4,000.  The car was in the middle of a long  The body of a woman, about forty years old, was found late last night in the Central Park Reservoir by Superintendent Sagers, after dragging the bottom with grappling irons. The body was taken to ' the police station at the Arsenal, and was later removed to the Morgue. There was nothing about the body by which a clue to its identity could be obtained. The description giv3n of the body by the police  tial success. The opinion prevails that | freight    discovered    the  Gates ought to be grateful to Valentmc- e    ^ ^aled to the engineer. The  Keeping in mind the new titles em- blaze and sg^^^  Idoyed in the pit for^ the _last three^doys,    then    turned  Edition« and future the society, and therefore are interested In the solution of the tlons which have been agitating not owy, the society, but the entire InsurailTO world, for the past two or three month»-We submit to you that a condition '^f things exist, in the society torday by ytf-tue of which our policy holders are in a state of utmost apprehension and alarm» and one which if continued will res^U” not only disaster to the managers, and agents, but to what is of far mora importance. the ulUmate damage of this great company and all that that to hundreds of thousands of policy holders throughout the world.  • You know that the original charter contained a provision that its should be conducted on a mutual plan, that its great founder. Henry B. Hyd^. intended that IJs business should be conducted on a mutual plan. We represent a body of men who have gone up and down for ten, fifteen, and twenty y^rs. Claiming the society to he a mutual company. We have everywhere induced^ our  is that it is a woman of 5 feet 7 inches in    *    believe    that    the    only    part    of    the  heigA, weighing pounds. She had a •    ^    ^    society    that    could    be    paid    to  1- «.(KX, P« annum^ »r T  wV tr strmit nf West Nine  air The face wu.^a slightly pockmarKca. j stocktioiaers 1»    ««ut  Mrs George H. Strout of 3 West Nine- 1 p-^j. pg^t. interest on $100,000 of stock, ty-second Street saw a black ®^[aw sailor ^    500,000    or-600.000 policies issued by  Zl *a%W?S;Tl‘.ey Uhe society, nearly 90 Per cent, contata^a  ® .    «____ S.    ^    «W    avbcsYO    n/4    n/\\ir T  nectlcut.” to distinguish him from the | Ployed in the pit for the last tnree^ays,    alarm    was    then    turned    to^^ndersrand *how%he wo-1    ^nd    specific    provision    that each  Senator from New York, but in Washing- also the adroit way in which May wheat    the    firemen    arrived    they    found    climbed    the high fence without be- j    ,,    ^ entitled to its full distributive  The* police believe It a I one_eba„ entU^^^^  FIRE BURNS DDZEN HOUSES,  «ian Government to Vice Admiral Rojest-  v^nskv rigorously to respect the neutral-|    and    Manv    Nar-  It v of French waters. It was even stated "Woman Die« of Shock and Many N-r  Foreign Minister Lamsdorff would    rowly    Escape,  r.^rv the question before Emperor Nich-    gf.Qj.gg of families were rendered    horne  ólas in order to assure complete respect  TT<ao      —    -    -  sard'''”“Platt pf 'New York.”    i    out starting a panic, until  Orville H. Platt was seventy-seven I ing orders started it on the break or vears old last July. In recent years he • yesterday it is a reasonable conclusion had been_ one of the ” Big Five ” in the!    .    n^^tes    losses    will    be    one-fourth  had been one of the “Big Five” in the!^,^.    will    be one-fourth I of water were piayea ou me mj ,  United States Senate. With Spooner of j that the Gates losses Jrin one rourin i    ^^^g    afraid    to    get very near  Wisconsin. Hale of _ Maine, Allison of what they might have been under former j    vitriol    was    thrown    right  one snail    —    ---  lie enure car auxaj^r:.    I    suicide    j share of the surplus at the ends pe  The beat cracked the carboys and the • case of sujicide^-----Specified.    , _  add flowed on the street. Three    j    TOLeTAY’S    LATEST PHILIPPIC. | -During the administration of the^-  ot water were played on the car by the . I Ul-D I WI O    ^  •'laurine hit; a«.......------y-    __  ! fairs of the society by the elder Alexapœr  W IBCOIiaill, naic vx ¿«.ciiiit:, Aiitauix vx  Iowa, and Aldrich of Rhode Island, he wielded a power which was felt on every Important matter of legislation. His  mismanagement.  A liberal part of the enormous line has  important matter of legislation. His ^ noerai part  place on the Finance Committee gave him been sold out In the open market with lit-a voice in the inner councils. ,    fig if any, loss. Further, Important  Senator Platt was born at Washington,  C«um.. on July 18, 1827, the son of a  St   ______TT*<k44t    VkA «xr<X0    A  of li'rench neutrality.    I    ^    fire    in    Platt    w^    at    ^ashln^on,    j,    ^jjeat already prepared for shlp-  Probably the most significant develop-j caused yesterday afternoon by a fire in    yrar?    men\    to    Chicago have, been ordered to  ment from the energetic measures adopted Brownsville, which destroyed ^ a dozen qj^ jjg‘worked on his father’s farm, get-j Buffalo, or will be held at Minneapolis was the receipt of a dispatch from Saigon    houses.    Mrs. Mary Cosgrove of 131 ting a spasmodic sort of education at F. j ^ mining. But the master stroke of all,  ..vlng that imperative orders^ha^d^^^enl^^^^^^^^    2St    SriMg"experts, is the purchase of  -^n^or urn    ^    caught    fire.    There  -purposes of repairing. The iw P    ^    »    Fire Chief Lally took charge of  out his learning, he studied at home. ! afi seen by    ^ * v f ^ т ?  He went into the law office of Gideon I from 5,600,000 to 8.000,000 bushels of July W. Hollister of Utchfleld, and at the аде j wheat at bottom figures of a long decline, of tw9?ty;two^^    profits    from    hedging  of twenty-two, in the year of the CaUfor-1    from    hedging  . X i na Tnain dui lixjx. i________ _____________ ula gold fcver, was admitted to the bar. 1 securing enormous profits from  -purposes of repairing.    ^    be' Deputy Fire Chief Lally took charge of He moved to Rwanda, Penn., and en-j sales made by the May bull clique from  of the Tiiana’s machine^    ggvg,al    ter^ J«^c^ Meraur s omca    /  handed over to the French naval autnon  and left and several of the firemen were burned, but not severely.  --_    I fairs 01 lue гкл-xcv,  -----  ,  He    j^"‘lhe^\m<!st“w¿\epTw^^^^    policy'    hoM-  MOSCOW. April 21.-The Russky Listok |    j^^ve    fallen    on    evil    days    1»  MOSCOW. April lii.-xne hussar    j    j^^ve    raiien    on cvn    —  publishes an Interview with Count Leo i    being    made,    and    V»«™»  — X ...___ nfiiinsinnhpr    induliKS    t     JM    .»wtAU    Tw'feinf    tn a. revwsftl Ol  aiVi*/    puWIshes    an Interview witn v.ouhl    ^-¡claims are bemg maae.    «««  PRESIDENT PICKS NEW CAMP, iolstoy. m wWch the philosopher indulges :^gg^ which point to a reveraol of  —  - In a jeremiad against the educated classes, gj^nyQ business naethods of the sowty  Rid«« Twenty-five Mile«, but Fail« tOjg^ nfe, and the present tendencies of j ^be past; which cast a distinct doubt uj^ J-rack Any Game.    ¡education,    religion, and politics.    |the representations we *^®^®  I Referring to the university PoUtical |    of the most terrible character to  special to The New    York Times.    movement.    Count Tolstoy declares    that j ^be interest of all who hold    contracU wltb  NEWCASTLE, Col.,    April ¿“J"    ®! ^ents are going to school to unruly the society.  -f. -    "f-    APPEAL  Roosevelt, Dr. Lambert, ana Lruiaes vr    education    of    mujlks.  ¡Deputy Klrc Chief Lally took charge ot He moved to Towanto, Penn., ana en-(sale« made by tne J*ay ouu ouque .™u.    game,    but    the    Presl-, sum eouoa    g,^e      „    ________  ¡the fight against the flames. Several | term Ju^ce^Mereur a ^fic^    i    to    87 cents.    /    ,,jaent    found    a    little    park    on    the    B“"“    |    ,,„owing an actual life ot to^rl ”    1    holders    that    the    Ume    has    com«    —  i firemen were Injured by falling walls, ar.l    Meriden.    There    he    built’up a [    «    'here    are    big shorts m be squeMed    camp    will    be.    He    applies    t^    whote    vora^lary    of    de-    j,    ^    ^^„gc    a,    .rtll    imii#  itwo hosemen were overcome, by smoke, on j fSoraJim gra«^^^    J    ,n    the    May,    It    l«^hs lUtegom s^^ulaUon |^    being    r«mrded    a.    the    h.'  He asks:  a man  appeal FOR POLICY НОЫ>ЕК8. ••It is manifest to us and  at Seigon.  Tbe anticipated    n^tral-    j    thé    top    floor    of    one    of    the    burning    build-    •  ;'u'^^rs“‘;:;tpTerw.‘‘n“;VrM."L”rs:J.n.s. and were m danserons Plhfht when!  -    «    .    .    A-__S.S__  IL.V WC4^ \ ir 4.^ w »•-w-V-    -    .s..  announcement of his intention to ret re. 'i'be only reference to the subject was an  ea oy idiiins waiia, gettled at Meriaen. inere ne DUiii up ai ax mcxgr s-    ,    n    ..    ranch, wnere    »xcw    ***~    .•    ninsfie««    r>h»nse    and    s  rh'^'new camp site Is surrounded by! M«?he‘№ I«!*'    ..    „  *rrm“raSr‘    Se\r”^cS.'S ll^rr‘rorMM!rr    i^r„rtLtorsesr^ a“ mtrrlV^u,^^^    ‘'’Irtf  •d in the furniture store Holley. In the first year of the civil wari _____—    AAjm-rv    mountain    water is close by. ccnventions and fashion._  • mote    -„-.»I—trt ♦h«    designs of  ,    regarded    as the  individual or the instrument la *да  found by some of their comrafles.    pe_____  The fire originated in the furniture store Holley.  Jilt|UlI,V ».A.y    -------  ri'olv fx'om Premier Rouvier, who said:  “ Formal, precise, and repeated order.s ha A C been given to our agents in Indo-China to assure the absolute neutrality of France in Indo-Chinese waters.  STparkllng moiinlaln watçr *s "^by^ The President, on seeing it, decided to 1  I mote seiiioAA    .  I Entirely foreign to the    '»JV    «  -    -J.—    V,# хч^тоаву. The policy..воэд»' , ,  ’Î:na“rrhë Voj.ct Of-moving to гГе|ULSTER FAVDRSJWYDR’SBILLi'rndTrol-'är,«^^^^^ тьерси^у.  яратид^*^     .    xiiinrt    fB  тяпсе m inao-^nme&c  It is understood that M. Delcassé has ; store was a to^L losa  other counties in-the State in the matter of intoxication, according to some tables  IP Tne Kjriass Fiatt aiSLTUauiBilw iinnocti ais v-ixa-xi xxics*.  The four-stwy of the RepSllican State Central Commit-i ne lour siory!    every election thereafter, both  AtvVtruAtPd the French Minister    at Toklo i apartment nouses    3D. 37, and 39 Belmont, g^g^g    ^nd    National, he was full of ac«v-  :rire':h^‘japa“M.n.s.er for foreign ! Avenue, and m u^ 115^    "hmKtXiii;' In behalf'of a hill which  Affairs    assurances that it is    France’s j and 12b Th^ford    Avenue, were also ^^jboown    as    a polotical PowerJja Connectl-i    .    ,^g    curative    treatment    for    all alco-  purpose to preserve strict neutrality, • stroyed. The tenants lost all they pos-.    .___ j    boHg prisoners. The tables »how 10,603  these being similar to the assurances^ sessed.    '    j    , cniQI ATI IDF TO FILL SEAT '    f    or    Intoxication In„ Brooklyn dur-  il,cn to Dr. Motono, the Japanese Minis-| Police reserves from the Ralph Avenue | LEOISLATURE TO fll-K.    ^    New    York,    with    T.206.  ter ot Paris.    {    |    Hamburg Avenue, Gates ATOnue; *¡*11    who    Opposed BuUcetey, i |, second. Westchester Is third with  B-ron    Suyematsu, ex-Minister of the | canarsie Precincts were called ouL a^,    Flectmn    ¡1006    such    arrests.    Erie    County, which  Interior oi Japan, in the course of an i assisted 4he firemen in clearing the build-1    May    uain    election.    .    third    largest    populatkm..    has    tl№  interview with the London correspondent i jngs“ of their inmates. In more than onej HARTFORD. Conn.. April 21.-A sue- ™    record    for    sobriety    of    but    K*  of the Matin, stated that the French laws ! ^stance blankets were stretched beneath | ggggo^ to Senator Platt probably wlU b® of neutrality had not foreseen a case of' •      «nd    women    dronned    their    i    ~    * -    "      i    arrBsis.  Gragortanch. and to move to Bunn ranch  ^^The^new site is twenty-six miles from Newcastle and in the heart of the Hunts-  ^AuSSgh the day was fine, no fresh trails of big game were struck. Next week Cook Frye will follow the Presl-  ierrara the real owner, of the a««U «4 Unexprsted Support Dovelop. tn Be-1 eompany. Y»t h.H Of City Wotor righ..  Mce of one billion five huntoed^^ with s trust fund of lour hundred  ita. AtauntM. Vi  Of the Matin, stated that the French laws | ^stance blankets were stretched beneath j gggg^y t© Senator Platt probably wlU  of neutrality had not foreseen a case of j tjjg f\re escapes, and women popped their j g,ggtg^ i,y the General Assembly, which is I " ^ „rovldea breach of neutrality involving fifty war- j gij^dren into them, and then ftmped after j    biennial session. The election ■.    ,    for drunken  ships.      !    them. It was several hours before th«    for the balance of the term, to ex- j ^ aaents <rf a cfwta  a I per c«i Ctkte Is to  »       ,    -    -V    V    «  ‘them. It was several hours before the The presence ©f a Russian fleet in j    of    the    firemen    was    over.  Continued on Page 3.   __=!    MR.    JfeFFERSOH    NOT    80    WELL,    i    ¿„aidatos.    but    out of rs4«.t to the    "tm    proposed    leM  INDEX TD DEPARTMENTS. |p,tient’» Appetit* F«llg»ndPhytlel*n«,”^J¡^^^**^^aoB^«»f^^    mere    than    3»,000  Кшш    41»«*    l^fnrA    ndloumZBent.    WhlCa.    In    *ne    .  h XII« w  _______ p«raons    ar-  ss„„     —    j    rested for drunkenn«M ar« to be turned  will be for the balance of the term, to ex- j ^ agents of a certain institution for  plre inl909.    1    i    treatment,    and       *“  It is expected that there will b« several  WOMaIThURT by BASEBALL.  cent, of the ex(^  Sptcial to Ths New York Times.  ALBANY. April 21.-D€splte the conten-    ^    ______  tion of ex-Judge Clearwater at the va-    ,„iiuon dollars, ito asset» yeai   ___ .    ,    nous conferences held upon Mayor \    by thirty miUtona the^  week Cook Frye will follow the Presl- ^jgn^n’s water bill that Ulster County j    },ave    no voice in the adfntoisiiar ^  dent’s party and temporary qamps will he ^^g ^j^gg^ a unit in opposition to the pro- i    society.  made wherever night overtakes them.    legislaUon    to    give. New,York City * .pt^gy ijap see their interests  water condemnafion rights in that sec- !    improvidence,    persooa!  tlon, several prdrolnent Republicans ot, ^    speculative plana advahced t  Ulster have been in Albany this week |    accumulaUons,    b«4  advocating the Mayoris Wll.    ^j,gy can do is to feql in a more of ’  According to their Information, property    degree    the pang« of appr^ei  owners In Ulster County along the strums j    gj^ Ymck Impotently and vj^iceless  which the city autbortties »«ek to acquire r    result.    ^  are anxious for oppcotmaity to sell lands { .. The administration is to-d^ todged worth little for tsm^iig. The majority |    hands Of a person who for th®  « _ tk    HVBlll«    !    •      Ign    tl&JI    CAntrallilS til’  Rib  Is iBroken and Lung May B« Puncturtd.  money of the  be set aside for  Amusements.—Page 11.  Arrivals of Out-of-Town Buyers.-Page 9.  Are Worried.  WEST PALM BEACH,  Business Troubles.—Page 14.    ^ At 6 o’clock to-night  Marine Intelligence and Foreign Malls.- Joseph Jefferson was not so favorable.  Page 13.    j The patient refuses to take food,-a  New Corporations.—Page 14.    ¡his physicians  Beal Bstate.-Page 16.    j    -    ..  April 21.-  Fla., tlye condition of    — —. —  orobable that the elecfion will be c^yed until just before adjounment, which, in * the usimkI course bf елй||8»    be    late  SocietyH.  United  Éâà  ín May. A wtest máKoÍMlderably |>ro-r tne seMlon.    •    ^  i Jefferson was not so favorable. 1 «J^oley*oii*Fel? 18 to fmeceed’lÍMtOF pstient refuses to take focd* and | fKiriey was preceded b/ aJrtttw  B.V probable that he msy hava to wh» out nuw. '    uik tram Attauriie.  ' ¿^lal train of parlor roaches will teav« At ~~  M'X  Barier Me---x^tnipyivanfa,  *4    ^    ’  NEWARK, N. J., April 21.-Mi»s Cafrie Merrill, twenty-six years old. of «7 Uttie--IftFi Avenue.-was struck by a*baseball  .n opsn lot at noon to-day. worth Httla for famdns. Tho majority nauda at a peraon w™ tor m« t.  Hhltaken to the City Hoapital In' an | aepend on Bumnwr hoarders for a Bvall- ! b,,„g 1» vested with ‘*•^,2^*!*’^  8he w^    ^    I    I    Bomlnal    capital    of    the    socwm    *  of the accident is a short dls- j it to a settled rule In condemnation pro-1    ^go^ooo del^  frimi the young woman's homa A i ceedini^ that    1    Board    of  The table snows um*    number    of    factory    hands  persons were put in jail for alcolurfisin in |    geme,    and it is said the    bài l^ueof SSt landTlhd  New York «ate in one year. .It 1# cob«-    jgiss    Merrill was batted. 1  New York atate ia one year. .It I# cob«-    hit    Miss    Merrill    was    batted. When  noted that tha entire coid to the variou« ^ .truck h«r she f  ^mtles of thf »tate congequent upon ^w«fk    --  alcoholism Woun^ ihto tb« hM.l!k^    }?“^??ta^;ared    her Ijing Is punctured.’ I available   ------- ^ eoodltlo^fe ®Hti^    |  шртт «мда irò WAWBMGW^  'Л*  _ _ _    MtirV    «pisca»»    •    vww«  Vöue of tóVla^Wentra  comp«»9aiÍon for thé t^uble in ‘a гадМздюе eisewhripe. It would 1» easy to find  *VaUey and    ^  charter require« that eae$ Çb^tor be the prcprletor of at leaet me «harén its stock, a requirement whieh has ^ more honored In the observance. We are fwMBhr 4’ that thtrty-elglit or forty of th«^ of Tutors «Г®  ^ to sit upoa the board.   

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