New York World, December 8, 1895

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December 08, 1895

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New York World (Newspaper) - December 8, 1895, New York, New York IllATION LAST MONTH f PER MtKeX Over Last Year j Circulation Books Open to Circulation Books Open Indications i Advertisements Last Week I GAIN OVER LAST II PRICE FIVE MEW DECEMBER on Mysterious lice of tlie Passing of a DI WDE HILF I Cant Understand Hat of a Surplus 88 10 HEEI AfiD IB Tract on OmUlde ndal world tatounded morning to read a notice fie American Tobacco Company he usual 3 per quarterly the nearly of Jfjiltock in February will not be nation of this had been riven ate Thursday wften the hurried to tho newspaper I those who usually speak st had declared to Inquirers ything would go on as they usts stock had closed Thurwday jfat Tho notice ot the panffnc dividend sent It down to 67ft on factions In ncbody Cleared Biff Moneyt PJ per quarterly dividend on would have been The SJires are hence the drop In market netted the insiders fmoro than the dividend which is to be This enormous profit hai started a o and for an Wall street aiders the work begun late Thursday ht and ended with the close of the Exchange yesterday one of the jlest speculative strokes In the bis of the Stock Bactie with Rolston have Issued call for a mau ling of Tobaooo stockholders to e a committee to demand some sort an accounting for what la a concerted The claim is general that tire f the trust the past If have been all do not the passing of this 1 in such a In tho Tho American Tobacco Company hu listed standing on the floor of the exchange and Is supposed to be par rtlcujarly under the supervision of the ioffloers ot the The Treasurer ipf the trust is a member of the ex it nas out about twelve in paying 8 per a and about eighteen millions of common The trust was formed at Newark In For the first year 10 per cent was paid on the of common stock etlll Since that date 18 per has been regularly and the Dtock under a vigorous system of bullng Irom the inside was pushed up to which highwater mark was reached last Since then thomyetery of the trusts movements and tho distrust of Its policy has brought the stock already stated It was at 79 at Thurs The Trumtm Oirn The payments on the common the past five years has been f TWLT flndlnff 10 12 li per 12 por 16H 12 per per Totil in ill At tha end ol ISM balance sheet KM leaf optrat iut CUh Btlli firroce lue Common Accrued Advertliement For Incoipo Total Capital Capital Total The surplus a year according to the trusts own was thus What has been done since The official notice of the passing of the dividend of the coming February throws some light on It Is The Olttclul Tt the Stockholders ol tho American Tobacco Com The QBual quarterly dividend of i per on lie preferred etock o Hill company will be paid In but no dividend will be paid at that time on IU common IVoRi the earnings of tha company during the month or the current year It la estimated Outthe oC the yuar will permit tho Addition of over ono niid a quarter million dol lara to after paying 8 por on ttto preferred atack and 9 per on tha common Yet on of tho Increasing volume of tha and tlio acquisition during the of now plants and the company requlrea moro cash working capital than hereto fore r In tho judgment of Its It Is to the Interest of the atockholdera and proper for the prudent prosecution of Its growing busl OMI hat tha sum necessary to pay further illvl 4nda on lu common stock for this year be re and applied to working TJiun the pislnnss of the company can be prop erly cared for without departing from IU consistent policy of not borrowing money ana assets as they now tho free unencumbered1 property of Ua Very TUB AMBRICAN TOBACKO to Account Here It IB atated that the earnings of sfjttwyear will permit addition of i to added to at the end of total surplus of ibruary dividend is passed Hstreet the notice It out offloera PRICE FIVE tary Josiah at the office of the 45 Broadwayv said It was all that the company could or would give out to stockholders or Effect on tlie There was something of a panic auout tho tobacco post the moment he Stock Exchange floor was opened ana in five minutes after the gong shares of tobacco stock had been sold at from 75 down to Then a report that the notice was a noax sent the stock up to The veri fication of the of tho no toe only increased the rush to In all shares were sold and the clos ing price was the lowest of the Not until the closing did the Street have time to Then It caught its tnd 08san to heap anathemas upon the managers of the A loud went up for some sort of There is to be either officially or as the Governors of the Exchange If the state of affairs as set forth in the notice is Wall street asks itself In amazement to what purpose the could have been The Street can scarcely believe that tho de mands on the company In Its struggles against both law and competition have been so formidable as to wipe out Tfco Trusts Costly While the trusts statement of yester day may be there is no doubt tnat the monopoly has been spending lots of Ita light on the plug tobacco manufacturers has been very The plug men were well equipped for the During tho great struggle in Chicago nast three during which the trust has attempted to drive its competitors out of the market by selling Its product at a loss of from three to four cents a some of Its enor mous it Is generally agreed among tho must have beendissi Its adversaries have gone Into Its own Held by manufacturing To meet tms the trust has not only been selling Its own cigarettes at a loss of several cents a but as a bonus has been giving away with various brands large extra lots of other cigar But even with these strange methods It 13 hard for Wall street to understand how an acknowledged surplus of 290 could have been wiped out in a few months or BO tliyj up as to be valueless for paying all the trusts reports begin with net It Is impossible to know the actual The Worlds Cotmlntent The World began Its fight on tho American Tobacco Company shortly af ter Its organization as a and has continued It It has main tained that the trusts methods are contrary to the law of the State and to the Federal statutes on trusts and It has never failed to assail it as an op pressive and dishonest The World welcomed the fight the trade throughout the country Is making upon the trust and the praiseworthy stand which Attorney General Hancock has iaken to deter mine whether such atrust can exist under the laws ofNew York CLERKS IN A Poitmniter General Ile Tlireo on Thl to TlTe WASHING era Wilson today summarily dismissed Will iam of assistant superin tendent of the freedelivery system Samuel a clerk In the freedelivery and formerly of the fiame but recently iu the deadletter The charge agalnstphem was giving out of ficial Information und conspiracy to belittle the department Some five weeks ago SulJian wM transferred to tho letteroffice for stirring up trouble among the clerks in the free delivery He was transferred and given a The salary of Bclght was Assistant Supcrlntcndant Hill Is said to have been try ing to undeimine It la charged that they startcd a story that Superintendent Macheti had taken rom each of the fifty or more special agents of the free delivery system and hud turned It Into the Ohio Deraocnxiic campaign The rumor finally trrew nnd assumed tbo shape that Superintendent Mnchcn was UOO In hi A thorough Investigation fhowort the rumor to bo utterly without Responsibility for Its origin and circulation was fixed upon the Gcneral Wilson took tlie view that their reten tion would give color to the rumors and he thereupon ordered their NO 10BBY OK POSTAL Who Work for Lculnlntlou Will Be PostmasterGen eral Wilson issued an orner todiy against the organization of postal employees to secure legislative Reports have been current that employes of various classes were combining und pooling funds to furnish expenses of or other representatives sent to appear before Congres sional commltetes in behalf of This action is now practically and a penalty of removal imposed by todays which h as follows Thnt hereafter no postoffice letter railway postal clerk or other postal shall visit whttlicr on leuvii with or without for the purpose of influencing legislation before Any Buch employee of the postal service who violates his order unull be liable to Postmasters and other employees of tlic pos tal service are paid by tho government for at tending to tl 0 respective assigned which do not Include ollnrts to seeure legisla That duty is assigned to tho representa tives of tho people elected for that purpo If bills nrc Introduced In either urunch of Congress allectiug the postal service upon which any information or reeommciidutlnn is desired I am ready at all times tn submit bucli as lies in my power and HE IS A rOPTTlAB Ifelfler the Only Man AVlio Can Catch a Gleaned John who was locked up for a burglary In has a unique record In that He has in trouble nnd has made him self notorious in hli oivn romo time ago ho cut the halliards on exSenator Millers Tho next day he weut aroliud and obtained fur putlluu them up Recently he stole a turkey nnd would have been sent to prison but for the cflorts ot UK church Hu prctcntlea to be conrertvil and they interceded for Aaur that hj revival meetings iu Despite his Westlleld in more or proud of Picj He ii the only roun In tho town that rait ciitch a umi cil pig or climb a greased Karmurs irotu nrounJ aie accustomed to gather at tho Koui th oi July games to sec him exhibit ace omiilUhtaenLs NCYV for the of was appointed receiver of the New and Chlo Railway by Judge nftlie Common Wsas to John Toclrt had re ceiver by thu Bliramlt County but Judge Norrls held the token with 11 Arithmetical Can Send for samo Room It STRATHNEYIS1 IS Orltlnh Freleltter Dinanled S1O MUCK of Cnnc British ship which was supposed to have foun dered in the recent November gales in tho North Pacific was spoken a few days ago by the British bark John which arrived here today from Tho Stratbnevls was in a disabled condition 810 miles northwest ot Capo being in longitude 145 latitude aud Is on the sailing track between Fuget Bound and Tho immediate despatching of a tug to ren der tho vessel assistance was The Atrathnevia was entirely disabled and In great She is laden with a valuable cargo ol bound to Yokohama from Ta It Is probable that two or throo tugs will be sent out iu search ol the steamer tomor When spoken tho Btrathneyli had drift ed and as she floes not arry sufficient steering possible she is probably being carried eastward by the Japan current The StraUmevis belongs to tho Strath of Glasgow ami is one of the thirtythree fitearashtm owned by that was built In Ne tieon Tyue year nnd was She last launched In Her length Is 385 teet over all her 43 feet and depth of hold 27 Sho has a net tonnage of n gross tonnage ol 571 rind a clend weight carqying capacity of TOO Her ought to be is an hour on a dally coal consumption of 24 When the vessel left Tncoma Pcpt she stuck out of thu water like a Her machinery was not in Rood and would have been overhauled had It possible to spure the The Ktralhucvis carries a cargo OOO tons nf general consisting of canned condensed kegAof There are 125 Chinese on board of nor as pas Her crew consJsis of about tlfty per EXMAYOR MiGOYrtSS HOME Tlie Erratic Trenton Alnnnfitctnrcr Dexcra HIM Wife or flumes In Chaotic The troubles ot exMayor fcrunU Ma of which were thought to settled with the discharge ol Die receivers for his two biff rubber companies Bonio weeks have broken out und it appears now that the politl ciiin nnd financier hna roaclicd the Tho furnishings of his handsome villa in North Clinton which cost about will shortly he sold at auction at tho in stance of Samuel of New York the Broad Street National Trenton TUInny A und stclnwav pn judg ruentN for These cocnred attachments some time butrefrained from executing The notions of tlie exMayor rturiiiff tho past wifei of his caused many of his jiijst inlimatd Irleuds luithln Upcn Magownns return to Trenton afteY the receivers had becti appointed lor hist rub he ImmorUotely devoted him self to The were discharged and the mills were The accepted notes for and it seemed that his uonftt thut he would soon be on top would be Kvecythlng went well until nhout ten days wlicn he went to New wheru he ry mainjd until Into last Magowan has been seen here with whoso husband Is suing for Then Wiillnm financial head of tho Trcn Rubber indicating thatall not the seizure of MagowimH jMogbuim and her children live In the Clinton uvonue but they may bo dls poiscsied auy Magowan and her nlnctcenyeurol I daughter fecjl tho disgrace keenly nnd are gradually giving way under the terrible The wife has had niimtroun interviews with her husband iu an ellort to a reconcilia hue has been In orcer to her children she will not apply for a dlvoreo and will lltht ull Mugowans at tempts lo secure The belief that Magawaji is insane is ud vniiccd by many of his PHOTOGBAPHED IN Allcared Swlnulcrn Malcc an Vrinnc cenafnl HeNlMtance in The Hoboken police yesterday arrested pn the Hamburg steamship dock John of 82 New Charnbcrs street Richard of 75 Weit Fourth and John of 170 Columbus of this and Bruno and Vincent who rclufrd to give their They and are alleged to be wero Knod 15 coDAijence cnch by cordcr and warned that It they returned to Hoboken within A year they would be sent to the When tnUcii tn a photographer Bnjno and Boehcr made n Rtltt resistance nguiuftt havluK their pictures taken and the police were forced to chair them to The ol both were badly lacer J hey declared their respectability and denounced the indignity as The police say they caught the two men trying to licece a and Chief Donovan says their pictures BO to the THOMSONHOUSTON Tlie Trolley Arm In on All Klfclrlc Hoaas Tlielr Special to Tho NEW TonnscnJ In the United Blates District Court today decided the patent suit in which the ThomsonHouston Electric ol New Tort claimed tile right to tlie exclusive use of tho arm by wlilch a trolley pole connects with an elestrlc The coso was agamt the Winchester Avenue Street Hall bin the real party at Interval in thp ingbouse Electric which sells tho appli ances used by the The decision isfavorable o the Thomson Houston upholding thqlr claim to tho The appliance is on use on every trolley rood lii tho both com panies celling the slirao It stald that the will bo appealed lo the Supreme Court of the United FQBDHAM AlllJIonnlrp HaoUlnc IH Huiitlns to Name IIIn Property The three sisters of John of who inherited from his father are about to bring suit to set aside tne as they wont larger heard recently that Albart a friend of his intended to testify for the An apartmenthouse owned by IK named alter Mar and in a sign names the ground front of it as Marshall before a large vent to flats In ForJham yoaterdfty climbing a removed the TUen he set up tho ladder under the Marshall Square legend ahd amid the cheers of the tore that down Cleveland Mny Ue Able To doctorup tho of 56 Britain Cjlls on Venezuela to Pay for Arrests on English Soil LITTLE REPUBLIC fllLL HOT Pit Note in of Gemen and to Be Delivered ToIorrow to President SMISBDRIS OIYHJ AmbamadOT Pauncefote Hlmielf Reads It to the American Secretary ot br Publiillni Ci New York SpecUl Cable Despatch to The English note Is said to have re ceived here It is now in the hands of the Germail Ho will deliver It on Monday toPresl dent when the latercomes to the capital to appoint a new Cabinet and to relieve VicePrcsldent who has been acting President during the absence of The British Government dejnands Tor the arrest by Venezu elans of Englishmen In English terri disputed region on tho border of British Venezuela will not pay The revolution Is now confined to the State of Los A Washington despatch reports that Salisburys answer to Secretary Olneys note of Instruction to Ambassa dor Bayard relative to the Venezuela boundary dispute was delivered to Sec retary Olney the BritishEmbassy mes went to tho State Dotmrtment early In the morning with a note from Sir Julian asking tor an see the This was sppedlly for thd and Sir Julian Pauncefote presented note in person to the Am bassador himself reading Its contents to as 19 the custom when Im portant documents arc For somo reaso ntho State Depart ment Officials took steps to prevent the fact that the note had been delivered from gaining but without At British Embassy there was the same indisposition gve pub licity to tho Inquiry as to the nature of tho note failed to secure response from any official and It probably will bo preserved as an official as far as the authorities are con until upon hlfi has had an opportunity to con slclerlt and send It to But It Is known that t 13 on tho same general lines Indicated in despatches heretofore printed in The BRITISH PRESS Urare Salisbury Not to Give In on the Venezuela by the Press Publishing Mew York SpecUl Cable Despatch to The comments of the English press upon President Clevelands references to Venezuela are most signifi Those extracts which have been bled to by the Associated Press in the but the weekly press of representing both po litical as well as the dally journals of the past have been unanimous In expressing the opinion that Lord Salisbury cannot and must not yield to any demand by the United States for arbitration In the case of Venezuela or in any other dispute be tween England and American govern They thus deny absolutely our right to Insist upon In to interfere in any way In evon a territorial dispute between Great Brit ain and any Soutfi American govern The press generally takes note of Clevelands reference to forcible inter butno even in tho thoughtful weekly seems to con template any serious consequence from possible future action by the United although Smalley has pointed out In almost dally despatches to tho Times how deepseated and almost uni versal is the sentiment in the United States In favor of the enforcement of the Monroe as expressed not only iu the Presidents message but in the resolutions before both houses of The weekly financial In com menting upon the Presidents financial point out that the apparently impussabie gulf between the President and Congress on the cur rency question must continue to prevent anyvconsldecabla Investment of English capital in American Tho Statist In View of the im probability of any satisfactory settle ment of our currency problem within the next few vigorously advises investment in the better of South securities rather than In Ameri American Springs HeaJIrig Svkter curing thousands of sufferers of all all For sale at Kallsh 23d 801 ss forptew cojai menu and tentimon IN A MiGAZIHE Portconnil Ijlkviieim Printed Tviilt TlioMc of nnil He IlrliifjH a Llucl Papers In a llliel suit Cor dam ages filed In tho United Status Court yesterday Saturday by Do cey counsel for George of Porteous Is Interested In tho In troduction in the United States of the Bertlllon system of Identifying crimi nals by means of facial In the November number of the Cos mopolitan appeared an article entitled Identifying The article was Illustrated with numerous pur porting to show criminals In various which provo futile when the Bertillon system of Identification Is re sorted Among these wero four taken from photographs of Porteous said yesterday that ho found that the photographic originals of the pictures in the had beon obtained by the author or the artiule from the son of Major Mc Warden of the Pontluc Ke who was one of Porteouss oldest pictures were taken six years aiid the only copies of them he had he loaned to Major Mc Claughey to illustrate certain explana tions he had given that gentleman re specting the Bertillon Ho that In publishing the pictures the of the he had no intention of doing him In fact the publishers were not awaro who the photographs lidltor Walker expressed his willing ness to make whatever amends were possible in tho next number of the but Porteous said yesterday that he fell this would not sufficiently offset the embarrassments and Inconveniences ho would have to endure through being mistaken by po lice officials for a Hence the As an Instance of what he may expect In tha Porteous told of a recent visit by him to the New York ClearingHouse simply out of While watching the clerks at their he noticed that Shearer was watching him Finally the superintendent approached and politely Inquired In what business he was Porteous told exclaimed with a puzzled I saw your picture in The Cosmopolitan not long ago In an article about Porteous explained the matter to hut Shearer did not seem to be wholly at ease while Porteous remained In tho Porteoua says his counsel informed him that he had an excellent and he feijls confident that no jury can fall to award him TREE FELL KILLED ONE LqdK Seated About it Fire an the Bunk ol a SUnUuis Special to The twelve years and several other boys of about tho same went skating on a pond on the outskirts of tho vlilaKo this They built a fire on the shore to gat On the embankment a few feet above stood an old which caught The tree fell without warning while the lads wero qeated about the Young Quinlan was struck on the head and his skull crushed dying Two pf his Royal Duel anl John worebadly tho lat ter In Special to Tbo County fays mars than ton IbouunntJ families are des titute This means about fllty aanti lire wHIiqut food and Tie Parktiurst Society Has Evidence in Twenty Cases of Usury and FOLIMIKG THE WORLDS LEiD Loan SlinrlcN Were Frightened uut Ifflve Asnln De come Bold unit knew not their Tho Society for the Prevention of over which tuc 1arkhutEt IIHK determined to wnr upon pawn brokers who wring extortionate vatis o inter est from their The World a year ago malc a tlicrough exposure ol tho wrongdoings of this class of sharps nncl by numcrom example uliowcd how they oppress Ihe roof and grow rich out of tho As the result of The Worlds crusndoIn this tlio craokcd pawnbrokers wore buclly for a time at dared not extort usury from any one who tils rights and In many tho pawnbrokers havo hesitated gratuitously to Insult who wore aware ol The Worlds exposure and tho so the InakhurHt Society has havo again become defiant of the Tho profits of extortion are so great that they appear ingto take the Kor weeks Arthur tho chlel of the IarktmrH Societys has been col lecting evidence against Dennett nnd his utttlKtants havo pawned all the dticnrdod und odd bits of Jewelry they could borrow for the Some of tho watches iu the gubo ol penurious but proud borrowers wlio havo seen bettor tl had tukai to ilwlr undo would be valuuule In an of According lo Angel who ha his porkets lillud with pawn tickets and property eiuiiiKli evidence has been procured to proceed fiRaltiht twenty The fociety Intend to prevent the reissuing of llcenos to pawn brokers and lo have tlio licenses ol others The hearing that will result from Angel Dennetts work will bo lield beloie Mayor tarring tomorrow ut 2 Two canes are to be Kvldencoof extortion will he pre ranUd by the Parkhunt men nnfl tlie mayor will he askuil to deprive the accused broken or tlwlr Tliu ciwes against eighteen other money fhaiks will bo Agent Dennett nromnlncfs nvwl Tim misaiiu mciinvvhllu will KO on nnrl will embrace all the pawnbrokers in the The Iurklumt Society has been led to take tliwu oh account of Ihe many complaints ftom poor people who hnvo Kone to 1urkhurst and poured their woes into his rerdy i reporter called last evening at Iluliimrsts liuuso to ask him some ciustlons about the ilcw liurr tent down word that he uonM not be and thnt hho illd not think no would bnvu imythhiK to bay on the Another result of The Worlds exposure of the tlnii Us was the liaising of a law by the lait legislature whuth authorlzpii thu lurniutloii of moneylending societies in tbo Inno cities ol the New York hai a pioneer nrutmlziuloll of thin founded principally through thu eflorts ot tlie rector or Bartholomews and known as the Provident Ixjuu So whlvh 12 though UKluw allpWH Dennett Hihl that he had ascertained that pawnbrokers are still exnut Ins lull Interest for oh prhilBas lor Vfc 00 and 75 oc othe fractipiia NO BUlUQCQI ft 100 CHICAGO DIVORCES IN 3 ive En tcrprlNlna ATcr UKI Huuli and Grind One Oat livery Nine to Tho Tile ilivorcc business is not laiiiiiisliinn In Ifivo Judges ground out lilt dlrnrccK In three hours They avcniKCd twenty each an 1 nine minutes llor livelanu andlulcy did the DICK TTJBPIW ON Yuunff C 111 HiteiK lllit Illcyclc Through Artful Charles a boy who lives at 757 East One Hundred and Thirty ninth was ridiluv along Willis avenue yesterday when he saw a boy George at One Hundred und Thirtyeighth Charley stopped to spciik to and presently a stranger came along and began praU Ing the Tho boys thought It was a good and as they leaned over to point out Us good the stranger leaped Into tho saddle and called out So boys Then lu darted off up the ave The rode well and livtt Ginsberg could So could his Tho shouted stop thief A crowd joined In tho ttnd Police man Rellly Jumped off a trolley car and Joined in the The thief scorched along the Btreetn far advance of the and at One Hundred nnd Thirty eighth street crossed tho Madison ave nue brldKC over the He had barely cleared the draw when It opened to let a IUK The crowd pursuit rustled on the bridge and stopped at tho open while the thief raced out of sight into One HundreJ and Thirtyeighth me man la described as being of medium about twenty years smooth well wllli semi circular scar under the left The bicycle of David of 2199 Eighth was stolon from the basement of his house and his descrlpton of the thief tallies will that of the man who away with Ginsbergs THREE YEABS IVitN PrcKldoiit of ii llrolcir IliiuU null the ot the wrecked Merchants Hank of this who was convicted on his third trial for deceiving Bank Examiner Clark as to the real condition of the banks affairs Just before Its fail was sentenced today by Judge Metcalf to thrco years at hard labor m the State Prison at The Court said that ho had heeded the many petitions for clemency because he thought that punished already by the many delays and retrials to which no had been He de nied a motion for a but grant ed a cortlncato of reasonable doubt pending which acts as a stay of Meanwhile Helmer is re leased on ball In the sum of GET OXJT YOUB Good loo In Crbtona Purlc and on tho Itroitx Three hundred skaters skimmed over the Ice on Indian in Crotona In Itlgh good humor with tha oold which had mada three inches of flawless The Ice on the Bronx River at Bronx dale and West Farms is also growing and was yesterday used by many van Cortland Lake was covered with two onenaif Inches of clear and Marys Park on Anns avenue and One Hundred ant Fortyfourth was also tight bound trom shore to WolfOO Bwt wlrjt The Girl Sentenced by trate Mott Taken to the WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS Justice Andrews Will Review Case ToMorrow and Hay Set Her DEYO TELLS THE GIRLS The Cliaree Affalnit Her Appar ently DInproTert by Many j Reputable Lizzie eighteen years was taken from Essex Market Prison carljq j yesterday morning and put Into the van among a number of depraved and vicious The door was locked and the van hurried to Twentysixth street and Hast There this young sobbing as if her heart would was trans ferred to the Blackwe11s Island Arrived at tho she was regis tered at the was stripped oC her ordinary clothing and was put into a prison blue and whltaj striped garments that indicates tha shame of I Then she was sobbing and and along tho gloomy past rows on rows of cells from whoso grated doors peered faces hardj oned by She was put into ono of these colls nnd the door was locked behind She threw herself upon the mean cot and lay there shak ing and shivering and She was a disgraced stamped by a court of Justice as a depraved This young woman Is innocent of tho She was not evon by false witness or by mistaken to be such a There was abso lutely no tistimony to warrant either a charge of vagrancy or of She la only eighteen years Sho hafiaiusi of sorrow and When ahe was arrested Ane was doing nothing that the law does not permit her to When she was arraigned thero was not a word of testimony that she was dissolute or that she was la the streets or any Improper An hnur after her arrival at Black wella Island camo a writ of habeas corpus from Juitlco But the writ m returnable and by that time she will have served nearly her whole Sho was unlawfully seized In tha streets nf New She was unlawI fully detained in a stationhouse Sho was unlawfully sen tenced anil That Is tha without color or I Here was the testimony against her I In the Essex Market Police Court At Mshe was seen two men speaking to first ono man and there to n second in First She the second man into a Neither of tho policemen hoard a word of tha conversation she Imd with tho NelI ther of them even asserts that the sub ject of conversation was or la any way Neither of them as serts that ho quetloned the men as to what she That was the whole case against Because she spoke to two men at night she was arvented charged wltn being an Immoral The testimony for her her own statement a letter from a reputable physician a statement from her who knew her life For she said that she waa In First looking for the house of She said that her had lived at 18 First but when she got there sha found that her aunt had Bha said that she spoke to the first man to ask him how she was to find her and that she spoke to the second asking him to go into the corner ealoonl and make inquiry for Sha that she went Into the hallway to ha out of tho street while waiting for man to come j The letter from the physician gave her a high laying espeolal j stress upon her Into which ha had made medical inquiry for reasons j which will be set forth Sha I told this story in a straightforward und her quiet dress and honest face bora her Her aunt catne over Brooklyn and gave her a good reputa tlon and corroborated her story of tha search for her The testimony foti her was sufficient to acquit falling to satisfy the mind of an suspicious the proof or dls proof of her story Involved only a hours The magistrate refused to refused to Thla young girl was stamped a criminal and turned The case doesnt amount to anything said the magis This girl la not of high social She has few friends and no But ehe haa led a stralghtfori reputable Now ahe IB Ing the prison clothes and she has thaj Judicial stamp ot The doesnt amount to The World yery carefully traced1 this girls Shewas born n eighteen years agcv and was christenedAmelia Ber father waa a respectable German who worked hard and decent life up to time of the ot Lizzies He theft again and 1PVUI hli stfe ;