New York World, September 15, 1899

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New York World (Newspaper) - September 15, 1899, New York, New York Weather Forecast FAIR Opportunities for doubling your money are presented every day in World Ad Terttse your Business Op portunities in The World see World change them into Circulation Books Open to All Circulation Books Open to AIL Forecast FAIR of peopfe from every seciion of the Untied Sides noty hate York in view for DeJvey Fill your rooms And tables faith goodpaying Use The Worlds ThreeTime f by tliePreiM FnbHirlil liB New York IVEW SEPTEMBER fVE CEXT In Grcntcr New Yorlc ana Jersey TWO CEXTS outside of Grcittcr Xcw York ana Clfy and on Great Debate to Be Held at the Auditorium in Chicago To Night in Connection with the National Confer ence on the SILVER LEADER WILL MAKE LAST New York Orator Anxious to Avoid Taking the but Programme Committee Was Against Rally ing Under Banners of Opposing MAY BE A SPLIT IN THE GREAT FROM COAST TO COAST ON WORLDS ADVICES WILL BOOM AN ADMIRALS SALUTE FOR Guns Will Roar and Bells Will Giving Notice that the Hero of Manila Has Arrived in New York Army Posts and National Guardsmen Will Have Charge of the On telegraphic announcement from fho World of Deweys arrival at New an Admirals salute of seventeen funs will be flred In every county seat m New New Jersey ana Connecti and in the capital city or every State In the In addition in many or the cities the fire bolls will ring the The hour of the Admirals arrival home will re verberate from the Atlantic to the Pa from the Gulf to the In the capital cities the salutes will bo In charge of military squads officially designated by the Governor or Adju In the county seats in the ihree States named the salutes will be directed by a military or fire com pany or a selected In most cases by the Mayor or village The Worlds plan has received en thusiastic cooperation on nil Tne World will gladly send telegraphic noti arrangements have already Heen At other points the details have not veen so that fxill nnnrmncemont or plans cannot be mnfle Just Tho World will print them In nil cities and towns In New Now Jersey and Connecticut every American flag In possession of Its clti zene should be displayed on the day Ucwey rcnches Croker Hurls Defiance at Frank Moss and Gives Out a Supreme Court Weak and Refuses to Discuss Delegates ram Went ami ItaiUcnl Ajtnlnnt the nnil It Their Resolutions Are Sot Adopted on the Final Vote Will Hold an Independent Special to The climax of the Trust Conference will take place tomorrow It was arranged late tonigbt that William Bryan and Bourke Cockran both should speak at the Cockran will speak This was not his but the majority of the Programme Committee of the conference decided against It IB expected that he will to a certain extent uphold tho Of course Bryan will denounce them with all his At todays session of tile Trust Con ference the Innings of what the politi cians rather contemptuously style the students and theorists practically end Tomorrow the politicians will get Into and the Bryan and Cockran speeches will be the The fight over the report of the Com mittee on appointed will transform the conference Into a stormy denunciation of combined The committee Is not absolutely con trolled by either of the three factions which make up the the antitrust and the The antitrust men but have not a and If the others shall combine aprainst them the follow ers of the Texas Idea say they will the fight floor of the con ventlon failing to win will hold a RUDDlemental conference of their in which trusts will be j The conference today was largely at tended and the antitrust feeling largely VicePresident ot and ho presented Xiawson of the New York Tariff Reform as the flrst Purdees argument like Have that the tariff was the mother of all He was followed by Byron of the England FreeTrade who made the same John Scan of and exCongressman Up of both defended a protec tive tariff as necessary to and claimed it had nothing to do with the creation of Editor Theory The session ended with a paper by Editor Horatio of read by Jacob He took the ground that the teaching oC men that they were dependent upon tariffs and other laws for their prosper Instead of upon their own energy and was destroying the morn I flbre of the If thi right public iecllng existed nncl tho lawn were en It would be no more necessary to call a conference to discuss tne best method of controlling legal trusts than It would be to nal n massmeitiiis to dis cuss of the Chicago Board or electrified the conference in the afternoon by describing the power of the Chicago grain elevator trust In nlllnneo with This said by the as sistance of fixes prices for tho wheat and corn crop of the United Competition for crops Is already It bns been tried In tho and Judge Tuley said It had no by corrupt It hud a law passed that gave It power to buy and Boll Instead of following Its legitimate business oE grain iriul n Talk with represents the Farm ers spoke on the necessity for foreign markets find need of laws to curb anil would return him to power he would father the necessary This produced roars of laughter all over the and voices Inquired Wily he do It now Aaron Master of the National delivered one of the most vig orous speeches of the I rlo not come here to denounce any said but I represent farmers and we are holding meetings n year and educating public sentiment up to a higher First and then the States should take hold of the trusts and give laws to protect the The laws should clearly define the evils or trusts and enforce the States should appoint boards of Inspection the light of publicity should be thrown on If they are engaged In legit imate business they should not fear At the night session of the conference the great hall was PJn was the star He was received with such applause that It was several minutes before he oonlfl begin his and at the end was obliged to rise several times after taking bis seat and bow his acknowledgments before the audience would allow tho Chairman to introduce the next speaker of was the last He said Denounce trusts as we they have come to Why Because the gigantic business operations of the pres ent and future cannot be carried on without Through the trust the enormous waste that Is entailed upon business operations by competition Is Mayor Van Alstyne approves of The Worlds suggestion and will make arrangements to have a salute flred and probably the salute rung on the flre Stone approves The Worlds suggestion and has directed that the Admirals salute be fired from the State near the Stone says Pennsylvania will gladly loin with other States In showing the respect and admiration which our people feel for Admiral The sug gestion of The World should be cheerfully complied with In every Mount has arranged to have an Admirals salute ired Mount says I shall direct the AdjutantGeneral to see that there is no hitch In firing the salute the moment announcement is received trom The AdjutantGeneral Gore says I think The Worlds suggestion an admirable one just the In that should bo followed I shall cheerfully see that I he salute Is The city authorities are well pleased with The Worlds and It Is probable that the States part ot the celebration will be supplemented with the ringing of the city fire LITTLE Jones and Mayor Woodson will cooperate on the suggestion of The World to fire nn Admirals In the absence of the AdjutantGeneral Houstoun has arranged for the Dewcy Four Florida and per haps will be in Now York 10 part In the Dewcy In accordance with The Worlds AdjutantGeneral Fox today Issued the following order Pursuant to Instructions of tlie a salute of seventeen guns will be fired by ench battery of tho Kansas National Guard on the arrival of Admiral Dewey at New The commanding officers of the several batteries will hold themselves in readiness to at upon of telegraphic Atkinson approves of The Worlds suggestion and will arrange for a Russell has ordered Ihe salute fired by the National Guard battery in front of the sltnue of Washington In Capitol Smith thoroughly approves The Worlds and the local papers commend Tho and promise aid in makingthe celebration here a grcnt The cannon from Deweys alma Norwich will be brought here by the cadets and they will flre the RICHMON Itw salute in the CATBKIL Tyler says heartily approve of The Worlds silg jfne great pleasure to have the Richmond Howitzers ixtecnth Separate Company will carry out The Worlds suggestion tqfErliasalute to lieutenant will make the j William of Pratt Post will with the aid of other G lire the will give us great pleasure to show Dewey this I will see that the Warsaw Gun SQuad la Is the response of Web Denton and the Fire Commissioners approve of Tho Worlds suggestion and will have tho saiule sounded on the fire A general sounding at factory whistles will add to the Mayor Denton says We are only too willing lo accept The Worlds The flcatlon the moment Dewey to city or village that Is prepared to flro the Requests should fe made to the Dewey edttoi before Mon dny when the list will be Give name and address to whom no spatch should be The World has perfected arrangements so there will Do no delay in telegraphing notice tna moment the Olympla Is slgIited off Sandy Following are some of the cities city ordinances provide thnt the nroalarm bell shall not be sounded upon other occasions than fires except upon extraordinary The homecoming of the hero of Manila Is a most extraordinary and we feel proud of the chance to honor him and to notify the residents of the through the courtesy of The that the great Admiral Is will flre the salute under direction of John Grant Club Gun Sound will flre the salute from the big hrklgo over the Erie Canal front which Do Witt Clinton made his famous The Dally the leading Loekport commends The World for Its Engineer of the Plattsburg Flro will make to have all the bells In town sound the salute and two field pieces will flre seventeen Blmendorf will have tho cooperation of the posts In firing salute of seventeen CommonCouncil adopter The Worlds and lias ordered that a salute be flrad on receipt of notification from The World ot Deweys Commissioner John Farrell has charge of the arrange ments for the He snys I want The World to know that we will flre tho salute here If we have to go to Washington to grot a In seven teen strokes will be sounded on thefire of the Flre will moke all neces sary arrangements for sounding the salute on the flre President oC the Village Mulktna says Pa triotic old Cooperstown will be only too glad to bo given the opportunity The World of showing Its appreciation of Dewey by firing the Admirals salute of seventeen of Trustees Robert Thompson and Brennan Post will take charge of the Dewey salute will he fired here by a local military Jerome Will will take charge of the members will fire the salute ot the Flre will take charge of KNN salute idea has been taken up officially by the Board of who will see to it that the salute la fired according to The World of the Abbott Hose will charge of the of the Naval will make all arrangements to flro the NIAGARA salute will be flred here by veterans of the Fortyseventh Separate Thomas commanding the Fourth Section MachineGun will take charge of tho He will station ono sun at Seaside on the at the Soldiers and Sailors Fuller will take charge of the salute here will probably be flred by veterans of tho Elizabeth Veteran MAYOR VAN WYCK ALSO A TESTY WITNESS Brooklyn Leader Says the Owners of the Long Island Supply Company Were Robbed of but Refuses to Tell Whether He Is One of the I had a twohours talk with Presi dent said and he told mo trusts should he lie Bald If the people had confidence In him INDEX TO i II auction 8 Bnid 4 Uoanltia 1 Board 4 1 itallnaaa Irpperlv to 0 poUecia 1 DftnclUR 8 Uaway Week Acnmmi 4 Kmploymtiit 6 anil lu 0 10 4 Ntur 11 B ntiJ OfRittu N U IWiMAloiinl BkUKLUUM W 13 fi 3 8 H 4 4 4 a 4 thr 6 5 Heal haute ailiiMlniu Slluntloiif Bnmmvr 4 Unfunilihai tp Ulifurulahtil COCKRAN PREVENTS A Trust Conference Saved from a Serious Division by the Tact and Adroitness of the New York Special to The Cockran this morning steered vhe trust confer ence off the rocks tor which it was head ing and on which It mlarht have gone to Each of the two parties into which tho convention Is who insist that the trust Is an evil ind those who Insist that tho evils In trusts are only been extremnly nervous utioiu When the to appoint a committee on resolutions came up at the beginning ot the morning ses sion a conflict was Each parly feared that the other voiila posxeHslon of tho Committee on KcsoluLlons ant would silfle that did not suit Its political or other Hach side felt Hint if the other wore to win In committee and then In country could not but be mpressed hy views that would BO out to t with the formal Indorsement of so eminent and widely representative an as Neither On the other was so doubtful on Its strength or so unmind ful of the fluty ol the conference to rec ommend some remedies that It wished to forbid the presentation ot and voting upon resolutions as to evils anl reme Delintc Grew In As soon the motion to anuofnt a committee on resolutions was orCerea a ilchate began which rapidly grew in bit The tone of each suoceedlrB speaker wan until It became evident that Republican and Demo cratic politicians were about to throw the proceeedlnga into a turmoil and that theWestern and Southwestern delegates were getting Into tliat temper In which they might fulfil their threats of with drawing from the Then one of tho Southwestern dele tate3 sot tho floor and began a speech that promised to force tho but when he tried to pronounce the word resolution Illtemper vanished and tlio conference began to The sec ond time he essayed that extremely difficult word for a tangled tongue the angriest men In the conference were After he had rocked uncertainly to and fro upon his feet tor a minute he said As for these I believe that the great trouble Is that they are too fond of la tho Ha got no Under cover of the laughter he was taken a chance to rise Takes a Header Through Badly Cutting and Re mains Jammed URSUING OFFICER ARRESTS Irul Scorclieft Away on n nrmul Xeiv AVlicel neforc 11 Drue1 retribution that awaits thieves overtook John Harrington Bold Thief in Passaicileld Up Miss Gorton and Snatched Her GOT AND A DIAMOND Martin Metzger Received the Double Charge in His Abdomen and Fell UNDERTAKER APPROPRIATED The Town In Upnct Now find All AVlieelmeii Arc Kyccl with I Hurt CnrniicrN Kllleil In Cnrtoil Away Uiu Real IQNtntc DculurN Richard Mayor Van Wyck and Hugh Mclaughlin were the big flsh drawn to the surface at the Mazet hearing As a result there was much Interest In the and the committeeroom was crowded with great and small eager to hear the testimony drawn trom the Democratic Mayor Van Wyck was particularly irascible under He he never had seen the Ramapo contract until It was printed in the and never had conferred with Oroker or anybody else about He denounced the Investigation as partisan and lost no opportunity to say unpleasant things to He declared that there Tvas no Ram apo but that it was merely an agreemenfunder wnicfti the city had the option to take water if it wanted It and leave it alone If it dtd Hichard Croker was even more defiant than the He denounced Moss from the witness chair and gatve to the newspapers typewritten copies of a statement showing that In 1891 Moss had been condemned by the General Term of the Supreme Court for certifying to a signature on a power of attorney in a case involving the theft ol when ha had In witnessed the signing of the Croker told the committee little about Ramapo or anything saying tihiat Moss and his Republican friends knew more about It than he Silas President of the Ramapo Water was asked for a list of Edward counsel for said that the Board of Directors would consider the request anid report next Dutcher declared that the stack of the company was ell paid Hugh McLaughlln had B most unpleasant He was examined upon his connection with the Long Island Water Supply He did not deny being although he refused to answer but he declared it was not a crime to be In the and Insisted tha city was robbing It of He was weak ami in President of the Board of Public created a sen sation by interfering in the making necessary the ot the to restore Edward Lauterbach had a merry tinve of He admitted great Intimacy with John with whom he had discussed told how wKh Judge Trtiax and Magistrate worked tihe anid ted tho game was largely a stockjobbing one by saying If the contract gone through it would never have been carried The arguments on Tihe Worlds inlunoblon against the Great Chartered Ramapo Robbery will be beard this morning In the Supreme Chloroform Killed Miss Doctor Said Paralysis Said THE CORONER WILL n Prominent Tnlceii III mul Neror to Paasales police had a Job on their hnndfl was flnr out the Trying to cBcnpo a stolon who traao on a wheel he collided with a street iJtnvii and Before anger had again Bourke waa on his As u was his flrst appearance as a siioaker ana as all the delegates were to hear one ao famous as an ora he commanded Instant He waa carefully groomed to the last and his face looked young and fresh and His voice waa as Continued on Third divert through tho car window and hungr until lie Wiis John 507 West One Hun dred and Twelfth left his bicycle outsldo a drug store at One Hundred and Sixteenth street and Amsterdam avenue and went into the It was a brand new wheel Paternos old wheel was stolen from him only two weeks The fresh the shiny metal of the wheel may have excited Harring tons cupidity as he Anyhow he Jumped on the wheel and scorched down the incline toward Columbus ave Policeman Horace of the West One Hundrpd and Twentyfifth Street had seen raterno dismount the So when Patrick Harrington ride he knew he must be a although he docs not look like Ho is a welldressed fellow of nineteen Stop him Stop ihlef Patrick pursued who put on extra steam and tried to cross Columbus avenue be fore a swiftly moving Ho did not get Ho smashed Into the oar with such force that he went through a much as the beautiful young equestrienne goes through a paper balloon at the People In the which were frightened by Harringtons sudden ap His neck and arms were badly and he was so firmly Jammed that he could not extricate Run ning Patrick dragged Harrington out by heels and arrested An ambulance surgeon dressed his wounds In the stationhouse and ho waa taken to the Harlem Police Harrington would uniy say he Is an living In He refused to give his address In this He wan held in Paternos new wheel was broken to pieces by the His latest pretty Miss Jennie who tenches In Public School No was robbed at dusk ihe night not BOO feet from her and i a frequented Miss Gorton lives at 426 Lafayette and at 7 tvafl on her way Just as she reached the corner of Maple street she noticed a wearing u brown bicycle suit and pass slow ly A moment later a strong hand was clutching at her Cry out and Ill strangle you whis pered the hor and then his eye fell on her Ho snatched It and made a jump for nis Miss Gortons nerve re turned and she screamed But the highwayman mounted and coolly rqde Then tho young girl fell faint ing to the The screams brought and In a minute Miss Gorton had re To passersby who came to her rescue she told of the and halt a dozen men staMed off in different di rections on a hunt for the But they wero helpless because they were on Bo the thief In Miss Gortons pocketbook were and a diamond The result of tho robbery was that last night every bicycle rider In Passalc was eyed with and many timid people were to venture out of To Cure a Cold In One JUxittvi Brorao quinine Ml gliti Ntuai tie HUHMJT It U fill ta flrorei iliwturt U on Men Xtra Suit and Overcoat BeatSuitB In New York at Bale today and Saturday only at Kings great clothing Broadway and sllkIlned suits and satin lined ho new fall at the worth and equal of any 18 gar at the special extra low price to day and tomorrow only silklined covert elegant Thibet and finest worsted pin EngHuh fashionable striped worsted with doublebreasted all at great corner Broadway These garments are sold at this ridiculously low prlco to advertlseourigreat none will sold to deal Martin one of tho host Itnnwn in the accklent killed himself with his shotgun at he BaysWater Hotel Jamaica His plunged In engaged a certain Botore this undertaker could arrive a subclerk of the Board of Coroners of ho Borough of an appropriated Metzgors body and ook It to his Although threatened with this truly enterprising un lertaker would not surrender tho body until his ordered him Metzsrer had been passingtho summer with his wife and two children a cottage at Carnago and Franklin Far ExMayor Ollroy was his neighbor and close Metzgor belonged to the Bayswater Yacht In a smnll he left the clubs Jamaica yesterday morning for some Returning at Metzger sailed up to the pier of tho Bayswater separated from the clubs pier by only ten He made fast his Standing up In bis boat and holding on to the pier he lifted from the boat tbo birds ha had shot and put them on the Then ho picked up his double barrelled shotgun and gently pushed butt on to the Gnn IIummcTH The gun hammers caught on a small knot on one of the hemlock planks of the a knot scarcely half an Inch Both barrels of the gun were dis and the double load penetrated Metzgern He fell dead In his which elowly drifted Martin Mctzser was thirtyfive years His real estate office Is 194 his town house 55 Sixtieth He was formerly Presi dent the Metzger Jewelry but left that business five years iigo to go Into real He waa the aon of Isaac of Op penheimer real No 206 The elder Metzger Is In Motzgers widow was Miss Be lla whose kinsmen are rich wholesale dealers In tobacco and ON THE TURNS After Denying Knowlege of Ramapo Scheme He Addresses Questions to John Proctor When Richard Croker went to the witness stand and took the choir that Mayor Van Wyck had Just vacated he squared his leaned forward and glared at Moss ns though ho was ready to meet him on any Tho Miss Emma fortyelffht years tho ssterlnlaw of Itmae Mer of the Merrltt Chapman Derrick uml Wrecking died suddenly esterdny afternoon at the boardlng of Catharine 1806 Dean MLas Freytas lived with the Merrltts Wednesday came to Manhattanto do some On her way home in the evening she called on Miss Freytag complained of being fatigued and asked remain all Yesterday morning when she did not ippear for breakfast Becker became Forcing an entrance Into Freytafis room she found her guest un conscious on the Mark of 2G1 Monroe was His efforts to revive Miss Froytos Manloy said last night that Miss Froytags death had been caused uy He declined to enter Into Becker declared that death was due to a stroke of paralysis and hemorrhage of the She would not bolievo that Miss Freytag had com mitted Coroner AnthonyBurger was and an autopsy will be held The body will be taken to Whltestone to morrow for Mosa persisted In trylnp to get Croker to addmlt that ha knew more about the Eamapo matter than he cared to but Croker only laughed at You know a man who can give you the whole Ramapo sneered I suppose that Is tha story ol calling said No call your agso said Ho was la Albany as an Assistant Corporation Counsel when tho whole thing went Do you know anything about this crowd In tho courtroom gazed at tho matter asked turning to Tammany chief with much John Proctor Ho wore a gray sack a derby hat and his Iron gray beard was closely Moss began his examination very Throo of ttio members of tho Board of Public Improvements oro dlHtrlct leaders In Tammany Has tho organization taken any action ta advlso them on tho subject of tho Hamapo con tract Not that 1 Know Have you taken Intcrost In tho contract No I never knew that there was any con Have you ever read il Or the reoorts ot Dalton for It and the Comptrollers against it No I only glanced them Did have any talk about ths Ramapo AlclCinley May EJxtcnd AVciiteva SpecUl to Tho U the pres sure business Is not too great the President will extend his Western trip to Illinois towns outside of Chicago and possibly will visit Milwaukee and even Definite announcement Is to be mads in a few you nnd Clarke each other all said aughlng You cannot fool tho people this city any Frank Moss Ive got you this This Ramapo matter Is not one to be laughed said MA John Proctor Clarke stepped up an the witness stand beside Croker laughed aa Clarke said CLARKE HAKES I am under and I would say that I never heard of this Ramapo contract before you went to Europe A com mittee o five underwriters called on me just alter the WlmUor Hotel What for To set me to help them In securing the RtLtnapo BEFUSBD TO Dtcl tlioy ask your help and aid In that mat ter Yes they asked mo to Intercede for them with tho When they called on you was there any other plan than the Hamapo schema proposed Not that I know Have you had conversation with Dalton on this matter Yes I had ihnrt conversation wltn Dalton aftor I buck from What waa that conversation I askod what he was dclnff Abaut Btid he said hod tell all that on tho Thar a all 1 bothered about MOBS asked Croker if he Intended to advlso Dalton and others concerning the Rttmapo Croker glared at Moss and answered I am doing some Investigating In a aulet I dont propose to tell you what Im going to You aro not entitled to be You are not Every Hour a Train leaves Oraml Central Station for buffalo and the Wral 160 miles ot tho tludaon River 92 miles or wk Vall 3LOUILWK by the New York portocl Linotype KctlmaUa furnished for linotype In nonpareil or any width up to ploaj terms rery Ad tnm box IIS conducting an cfjt When I waa I told you that I going to look up your true and I have done Here It I am to give It to the press THE ATTACK ON With that he handed over to the newspaper men copies of the arraign ment of Moss by the General Terra of the Supreme which The World publishes In another this morn matter until this when I In the Adlrondacks and got hold of a stray Let me ask Clarke a few quei Bald who seemed to be enjoying himself When his request was granted Croker looked up at Clarke and positively chuckled with delight as hi askod How many references have you cot since the flrst of last year I dont was the Fifteen Yes I have had Did you get them from Judges Yes there Is no Republican on bench I who can give ref Qet any from Judge Scott Croker laughed again and ad dressing Moss said CHOKER ENJOYS You tried to show that the Demo crats were getting all here your own associate gets more than any of Moss bad completely lost control ot his as the questions and answers which closed his examination show Did you pay for your itock In tiia Truck Company Youll have to How much atock of Huakleborry rot4 bflva you Thats roy iprlvate And am you pay for your itock Thatll ray private Did you set your stock twoauaa of InfluincB you olalm you hafoT 014 you Ml Manhattan Uiort to ;