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   New York World (Newspaper) - August 28, 1895, New York, New York                                Jnaleatiohi The Greatest of Total School Attendance of New THE WORLDS July Cir culation Per Day ce Weather indications Advertisers in THS WORLD buy more than They buy publicity They buy a circulation equal to that of ten of the principal New York papers I Circulation Books Open to Circulation Books Open to PRICE TWO NEW AUGUST PRICE TWO 10 PAGES Who Were on the Idelaide Not Eager to Ad mit the Yacht Was Not Bidly Injured trod There las No Heed of Owboard iDUliT OF PER3EUVS He RemnrUn Attributed to Him by Prehtli Denied ni obert who jumped erboard from his yacht Adelaide when JSfe collided with the steamer the Iron Steamboat at flock on Monday night oft Nortons in all human probability sank flthln a few minutes rnd was HILLS LITTLE Hnn It All Fixed for State Convcn vcntlon to Forestall an Ex pected Announcement front Special to Tho Senator Hill and hie friends have their way and President Cleveland does not forestall them a picturesque Incident of the next Democratic State Convention will be the passage of a resolution deliberately In tended to embarrass and discredit the Democratic The scheme la based upon Senator Hills Idea that Cleveland knows that he cannot Ret a third having too much Judgment and political sense to Imagine such a thing What Cleveland means to according to Senator Is to come out at the proper moment with a theatrical decla ration that tho very Idea of a third term Is abhorrent to This announce Senator Hill would either start a great boom for or put Into Clevelands hands prac tical control of the situation so far BS other candidates are whldh would be a state of affairs Intolerable to Senator It has therefore been arranged by Senator Hill and his assistant engineers the machine that the com ing Democratic State Convention shall ROBERT his offered a re ward of yesterday for the repovery of his bpdy and chartered steam launch to go out and look for are of who was rathen an eccentric that he and concealed the fact that he but there does not seem to be the slightest basis for such a The main facts of the collision are that the personswho were on the yacht Adelaide lost their presence of mind and leaped intothe water wlieh they should have remained where they Jhat the Perseus Is not adequately equipped to save human The Ade whichwas reported by the stricken survivors as having been stove Inand as being in a sinking sustained hardly any damage Her topmast was spit In two by some MISB tho tophamper ofthe and here were dents In her but was nor Two Women and Two Fhe yachting party assumedan 4e yesterday that was distinctly and It Is a little difficult to of the Identity of those who ire on the It occured to sonio E them that It would not look well to y in pint that they took part In an BUrslon of tliat Kind without and some prevarication was irted There were two women on The were Inman and Gilbert of 244 East Eightysixth The women were two of the triot Gilbert Evens aude Norton and JVJlsa Carollnn of New A who Bald she war 8 bur experiences on to reporter on Monday but MlBB Prentls said that the who talked with The World aj mistaken as to her own and that she must have been Mies Prenttg declared away In the coun therefore couia not made their head pass a resolutln formallydeclaring against a third Senator Hill willbe an effectual theft of the Presidents If Cleveland does not make any announcement on the third term ques tionuntil after the State Convention passes such a resolution any subse quent announcement will Senator to have been and wlH add no strength to There is abundant precedent for such a resolution In platforms adopted by New York Democrats during the Qrant thirdterm BACHELORS HALL DP TO One to Do Deprived of Food and and Then Shot HU Philip Boehm and his brother bath kept house together at 66 Grace Jersey Adam Is thirtyOva years old and Philip Is Philip was willing to spend money Adam never spent a cent with out On last Monday It was Philips turn to do he family He sug gested that they should engage a wash Adam said and to teach Philip alesson put his food and clothes In a closet and kept the All through Monday the quarrel con The crisis when Philip tried to break open tile closet a club Philip drew a revolver and Adam groaned and fell over with a bullet In his ab Philip then surrendered him self to the polite and Adam was taken to the doctors think he will FOR HE A PreaoUpr Ridiculed the CUurcU Special tit Hague once a Methodist lay recently turned He attended a meeting several nights last week at High Shoals and ran an opposition meeting outside he He made nightly addresses de claring that the preachers were tailf Ing that they were frauds and were deceiving the Sunday tongue wan paralyzed while he was maiiuig a upeecn the This Toplgnt Wood attended tbe meeting and banAed up the following note to ike preacher 4n charge i now believe there U a hell and that I am doomed for or mej The aeosatlon in the was such that In lees five minutes the would not modate half the The meeting will all LiqnorDealm Central Body Ratifies the Excise ERA OF SPEAKEASIES Not All and tbe Vote on Sunday Closing Closer than Was SPECIAL SESSIONS BLACK Nonrly SaloonKeepcm Conic Up on Tlint Severe Scntciicefl The Liquor and Beer Dealers Central at special meet Ing yesterday In Terrace re solved to stand by the resolution of the Law and Excise adopted last week and presented to Recorder Golf on That resolution read That on and after all members of tho Wine and ncer 0eacrfl Asjtoclatlon of this city shall clone their places of business on and nny member of tho as sociation who shall thereafter kesp his place open In violation of this resolution nnd of the law shall forfeit all his privileges and benefits as member of the Those resolutions were added at the meeting yesterday Be It further That the resolution adopted by the Bxclns Committee of tho Llitujr and Mer Dealers Central Association Now Yorlt Cunnty b k and the same la hereby rati fied Central Awlbo it further tho IJxcSte Committee he authorized to notify the authorUlcs of tile above In the call for the meeting five dele thelr liberties will take matters In hand and will go In for proper A regular meeting will be held next Tuesday afternoon In the same when delegates to the annual convention In 11 and will be Prlrtnjn Bin There are In the office of the Clerk ot Special Sessions 1G of excise vio lations occurring since July and about as many more occurring prior to that The entire batch of 4CS new cases will be put on Fridays Pleas of nillly will he accepted and n 525 fine will be Imposed In each the defendants elect to be their cases will be put down for early but no clemency will be shown if convictions should The have declared after their conces sion In such a large number of cases will appear on Fridays thoro will be no excuse for any further CH Tlircc rind IJIOO For violations occurring the severest penalties ever known In such cases will bp The minimum penalty will probably be fixed at fine and three months The grist of old excise cases will be taken up from time to time andadjudi cated on a 25 Severn convicted bn who Were committed to the Tombs on Mon day In default of the payment 6f their were rolpaseO from custody yester day on suspended Such clem will not be shown after Fridays The fines on the lat ter date will probably amount to This will swell the August fines to about an amount equal to half the sum collected In fines in Special Sessions during the whole of last One Touch of Frank a of Cannon was this last convicted excise violator o leave Tombs yes This note was handedUp to thu Frank Miller Is sloh In the Frlemls have raised Will the Court accept Its one of those cases where the proprietor has allowed his barkeeper to suffer Imprisonment rather than pay his remarked Justice Thn Justices were In a lenient and Miller wns allowed to go on his own j Charges of bribery preferred against I Kxclse Inspector Louis Aland by John a Jefome ave mie and Woorllawn were dis missed yesterday by the Excise Board I In secret Mullers application for a license was rejected because the In spector reported that he had but three roqms In nln house for the accommo dation of Instead of ten as prescribed by Muller said that In he gave Wand J10 and received his saloon I that in in the presence of his he ffave 53 to AftsrMhe hearing Commissioner Murray gald he i Proprietor of the Collapsed Building Swears He Knew Little About RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE IRON WORK Bebrens Hind the Man Who Was Paid a Week to Superintend the NO HAGGUKG WITH PARKER AS TO Yet the OTrncr Admltft tlint There Were for Him to Lower John Ireland was nmined yesterday as to his knowledge of the collapsed building at West Third street rind West of which he is tho and In which flfteen men were His knowledge of the structure cornea under several different It hns been asserted in lotting tho contract to ho had 1oaten him down so that he tempted him to recoup himself by skimping on each part of the After Ireland had said that he lived at 15 Kant Fortyseventh and a lawyer liy profession and a con tractor by Assistant Dis trictAttorney Mclntyrc asked him You made a contract with Parker to do the work for Including everything Parker was not tho lowest much did you pay Behrens for his work I have paid him up to tho pres ent I have not paid him his whole due as Had you a fixed price to pay Bch rens Would you have paid him five per of the full cost would liavp paid him what he said Bohrens told me his charge would he Tho third point Is nn to who wns BchreiMH and Isnew of the Illegal weakening of the founda tions of the rontral Who employed Yourlnlu to superin tend the work for you Hut didnt you pay Youdale Hut I never even knew his name until I saw It In tha I paid him through How much were his Ho got a The fourth point was as to Irelands knowledge of the weak On this point Mclntyres first question Dlil you not know there was an old cistern or well In the cellar of that bulltllngY I did I did not know It until I read It In the How long have you owned that prop erty It has been In the family for about ninety I Inherited the property In Didnt you know that tho French restaurant keeper to whom you rented that old building used to keep his wines In an old cistern In the cellar I did you know that every building In that neighborhood has a cistern In tho cellar I did The fifth point wan as to Irelands knowledge of the Illegal and flimsy foun dation built upon this old well of which ho was HO completely How many times were you at the building when the cellar was digging Mclntyrc Two or three But I wns never there until after the foundations were But Murray He says you went into the cellar and told him to hurry Murray Is Did you order the change from 18 Inches to 12 Indies of concrete I knew nothing about that change until J saw It In the I never ordered The last witness was the Deputy Superintendent of He said that Buckley had never reported any violation of the Building luw or made any complaint whatever about this When thuy had done with Vreelanc the Court as Coroner FUzpatrluk was not well and as Juror Hamilton wished to attend thn funeral of a rela The testimony la all and on ALTITUDES IRELAND REVEAL1NQ HISIGNORANCE OP WHY HIS gates were named of the thir tyone district The re sultwas one of the largest meetings In the history of the Central It lasted four There wore pres ent 120 but seventeen dele Kates declined to vote on the Bunday oloslng question on the ground that tney did pot think they were clothed with authority from their respective associa tions to do The meeting was held behind closed and after adjourn ment the officers of the association were disinclined to give details of what Not All Opposition tothe action of the Excise Committee was shown as soon as Presi dent Hlrsch laid the Sundayclosing before Uio Many ot the delegates supppsed that the commit had undertaken a settlement of without consultingthe assoclal and they talked long and Hiuse explained that the resolution of the committee was merely It was Intended to make the way easier for offenders who were In court last week until the matter could be brought before the Central Associa Another lively debate followed on the merits of the Excise Committees resolu tion President Hlrsch Morris Tekul sky and several members of the Excise Committee spoke earnestly In favor or the but others opposed A vote was taken amlq some and President Hlrsch de clared the Sundayclosing resolution car The vote was hot officially an nounced the but It was said that It stood 64 40 with seventeen not Some delegates denied and that thn vole was practically Several members leftthe hall saying that they woujd not be bound by the action of a few Another fight began when It was pro posed o a committee to notify the the Special Sessions Jus ticesand the Police Commissioners of the action of the The sug gesllqn was strenuously Her of the Com mittee on Law and House tooH floor and kept the saloon keepers for fully an He was followed by State Organizer James Danla Holland Morris The resolution to notify the authorities went through and thereafter harmony A of confidence In the Excise Committee was and then the following U If apparent to of the Central Association that the of the Wlno ana uaiotu anaroci to represent the and fiucU U not the fact therefore be It Itf That nn member of this association Blvo inch any Information regarding viaduct or action of the And tie U further That Piper not represent be vieyi or oplnlnnt of such President Hlrsch said after meet Ing The Liquor and Beer Deal ers Central Association Includes 55 per liquor New York We mean exactly we The members this association will abide by the close our Buuwa will Jiot act as spies un liquor dealers who members of the we will not assist in the enforcement at the law the Police Department must look after We simply tnat te will obey tbe law as It andwe will Keep our Morris who a beany sai of the action of the aid lers th king and the He Withr that while the organized liquor rs there would be ust M much Sunday drinking and more Intvff weeks town will be filled Llguor iwtll be sold Shops and and found foe inaanlous But our toe good wjjp ayf deprived of believed Mullor brought charges because he had been unable to secure his In Jail for SollltiK Ciller The temperance folks of have commenced a crusndo against the selling of Intoxicating drlnkn nn wnn LETTERS Yonitar Women Spectators Laufflicd anil Cemiiroil by Jnntlce Justice Rhodes at Bath Beach yester day ordered Andre a hand some young to pay J2 weekly to Esther Lovegate for the sup port of her sixmonthold When arrested he engaged Lawyer Hcldlbenu of to defend claiming that tho woman not his The lawyer asked Justice Rhodes to dismiss the charge of abandonment against Ms maintaining that he was not to the To substantiate his assertions the law yer read a number of letters sent to Potentlnl by The let ters were couched In very affectionate language and created laughter In the Justice Rhodes rapped for order and ordered several young who were present to keep He then ordered Potentinl to help support the SHOT DEALVBYllS Widow Ammtiltod by u Drunken KHItt Him When He Hattle a aged and i scventeenyeairold son live on her farm at North six miles east of Her bedroom window was forced thiq morning by a after a assaulted Tho man was drunk and he soon fell Into a heavy Kellar procured a placing the muzzle against the mans fired a charge Into his kill ing him She aroused her It had slept through It and sont him for a who came to the house and arrested The dead man was Albert Kcmp a meat aged thlrly and a former resident of Dufferlns fortymiles east of Ontario HAD ludlfina Millionaire 8eit Home front Cpcfiicll COUNCIL lle of a bag been literally burning money here for a hlgi he showed packages of new Today the Chief of Police arrested made him gather up bis and him 19 where It was counted over and of It put In the form of a which was mailed to his address in He was then sent along after jt In the custody ot an Tbc of Ad lucre Tfce to y uto V Several bids were or lowor than But I wanted to glvo tho whole Job to one and Parker was tho only one who on every Including tho I did not haggle with him to get him to lower his There wore some Induce a change In the plans and a Itnghtenlng of the which enabled him to lower his What were thOHo changes in tho planH I nm not enough of an architect to tell But they were made before the plans wore submitted to the Bulld InK And you nay you did not ask Parker to lower his bid sir decidedly If ho had held to his original I would havn given him thu Ho lowered his bid Bald Parkers dont you re member that you told Parker to revise his basing his revision on tho bid ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OK THE BUlCnlNO of the Cornells for the Iron which Was lower than Parkers Iron man sir I dont remember anything Islt notln the contract that you ex empt Parker from all responsibility for tha Iron work I dont Goldman produced the and read out this clause And the holder hereby admits that said gpecltlcations and xuuwiiigs are sufficient for their Intended pur the Iron work This explains why the lawyers for the Cornells have been so eager to prove that the blowholes In tbe central col umn were of no and why Parkers lawyers have made such stren uous endeavors to show that it was the Iron column that broke The second point of Interest In Ire lands knowledge is as to how he came to employ a cheap architect like Beh who said on the stand that he was to get only one per Instead of five per tho fixed charge for How did you happen to employ Ben rens asked He was recommended to mo by who has done a good deal of work for Is Behrens the architect you usually emnloy Thursday at tbe Coroner will charge the Here are tho chief points that have been brought out That tho plans the building were mado by a cheap architect and the bids were scaled down to the lowest possible That tho construction was superin on Irelands hy a man who wan paidonly Slo a That thecflntral column was built aipon a worthless laid In little bettor than quicksand that this foundation was poorly made of Greenwich stone when the specifications trailed for granite that the concrete was only 12 inches when the law com mands and Safely Imperatively de manded IS Inches that this concrete was no laid Inviolation of tho contract that between stone and concrete there was an owing to careless worthless That under part of this foundation thoro was the brick wall of an old which would have beon torn out had proper care and proper regard for human life been That tho violation of thn law wan several persons having full knowledge sf It tina several others be ing responsible because they ought to have known what was going That the resppnnlMIUj rests directly upon several live persons now under arrest Archibald Behrans his Youdah Contractor Parker his general Walker his master That Building Inspector Buckley was an unsuccessful bidder for part of this work while he was still connected with the Building Department that It was his duty to watch the construction of Ibis building that he never reported any violation of law or made any com plaint of anykind Fifteen men were slaughtered through the outrageous and the criminal violation of the The lury of experts haa an Important ver Jlct to bring In on AN ARCHITECTS FATAL FALL Davlil Inspecting an Old BaUUIiiir Footing Gnvo David supervising archi for Mead of 1GO Fifth was making a tour of Inspection yesterday afternoon through an old building which la being remod near tho new Columbia College buildings which are being erected on the lie accidentally step ped on some boards which had been placed over u holt made In tho floor in the second His weight caused them to give and he fell to the ground a distance of twenty Despite a concussion of the a fracturo of the left leg and other seri ous he managed to crawl to tho door attract the of a la Then he tojU him In an ambu lance to the Manhattan where It was last that he was mortally Injured and would die before He Is iwentyfour years the son of the Newark Jersey and lived at 157 West Qne Hundred and Thir tyfourth Party Convention Special to Tbe Peoplesparty convention held to day at the Grand HoteVi the fol lowing delegates elected to the State Convention at Syracuse Oalen Miller and The peoples party people of the county will confer with the Prohibi tion people and andeavor to h both lu this for mutual The Country Already Reaping the Fruit in creased Wages for BreadWinners and Cheaper Necessaries of HERE ARE ACTUAL MARKET PRICES NOT MERE Striking Contrasts Between the Effects of the McKinley Law and the Results of the Wilson Each Taken One Year After the Law Was in The Wilson Tariff law is one year old The purpose of framers was to decrease taxes on the necessities of to stimulate com petition and encourage Some of the provisions of the law did not become operative until January In every Item and every schedule the law has been In full operation since Every week since that data has witnessed an Improvement 1n There has a continued In crease In tho number of hands employed In the great productive a steady Improvement In consumption and a remarkable rise In Two months ago The World printed a detailed list of the establish ments in which more than American workmen had received volun tary Increases of wages In the previous sixty Every day now brings fresh reports of new increases In and every State and Territory In tho United States shares In the better No reductions In wages are reported and fewer failures are noted than for ten years So much for the rewards of labor under the Wilson Tariff which Is only one year old But steady employment at fair wages was only half the promise the new law was expected to It was alsa to decrease the cost of all the common necessities of To ascertain whether It has done The World collected yesterday from the greatest dress metal and other Jobbers price lists showing In Item by the quotations for over articles In largest general use as compared with the price lists for the same articles in The latter prices represent the ruling quotations when the McKinley law of old as the Wilson law Is Thatwas aa long before the panic of 1893 as the present day Is after The compari son la therefore absolutely Under the Wilson tariff there has been a marked increase In wages and an equally striking decrease In the price of almost everything the wage earner has to As to of the McKinley and the Tariff here are some striking TWO KINDS OS1 EXPERIENCE OS1 CARNEGIE wages of all employpcs In wages reduced 9 peij every mill Increased li per volim men out of another reduction of 6 per open hearth department men strike against an other heavy Several weeks of ILLINOIS STEEL In proposed reduction of wages about 33V4 per workmen in finishing de partment accepted reduction ot U per PENNSYLVANIA STEEL of all workmen notified that wages would be reduced from 8 to 10 per after ILLINOIS STEEL June mens wages creased voluntarily 10 per the wages ployees raised 10 per an Increase of 10 per given over men refuse to accept reduction in 45 per reduction of fered and refused and mills shut a reduction of 23 per accepted by the PENNSYLVANIA n 10 per Increase given I the teninch mill I LACICA WANNA IRON AND STEEL wages of men InI the lower mill creased 10 per I READING IRON i fl but th wages Increased 10 per April wages of puddlera re duced per further reduction in mills of from 5 to 10 per SHENANGO VALLEY two Increases of from 10 to 15 per given the fifteen blast furnaces closed and several men out of a reduction of from 7 to U per was April another reduction of U per affecting several thousand IRON WO over men out of a reduction of 10 per announced after the wages of men ad vanced 10 per a second Increase of from 5 to 10 per was POTTERY an Increase of from 10 to i a reduction of 33 1S per 40 per wages In wages COTTON AND WOOLLEN waftes advanced 10 per i mills running on three mills on full I quarter ACU8HNET NEW wages voluntarily ini several hundred split creased nearly 10 per I ners struck against reduction In waged WASHINGTON WOOLLEN wages of nearly iOOQ men I mills advanced from 5 to 10 per I ROWLAND PAPER MECHANICS wages Increased from 10 to I mills closed at Irregular 15 per I COTTON MANUFACTURING FALL old scale of wages reI wages of I lives reduced 10 per WOOLLEN a small increase of wages I wages reduced by 9 given all the I change of working What was true of these great industries was and is true of ble The fall IB tbq prices to consumers in many Instances been equally EFFECT ON RETAIL Mont of be of Life frouf 10 to Per t The following are some of the aver age its ohown the table of prices Cotton goads reduced about 14 per Canned goods reduced about 19 per i Canned flsh reduced about 9 per reduced about peg nuts and sundry fruits Mr duced apput 15 per WJ61 reduced tibJutJ5 per Butter reduced about 19 pur The following are the prices detail PRICES FOR LARGE LOTS AS BOWJ BY Carolina and full i Common to Low to Good to Choice to 6 a Japan a 1   

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