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   World (Newspaper) - April 14, 1899, New York, New York                                Weather Forecast PROBABLY All except Real Estate in excess of five Early SUNDAYS go in Saturdays Evening Edition if received at Main Office be1 fore noon Forecast Circulation Books Open to AIL Circulation Books Open to All Room and Apart ment tml Hoarders Wants in SrNivws repeated in Mondays Kviiiini into SaUirdays KveitilK Double Results No Extra Cost br tbc I Inn York World I APRIL Rlf I HVr I and I i nnlvide of trrnlir New nrk nvil Clljitllil on Irnlr E TUX BILL Imposing Document of t Signatures Secured in Two Days Creates a Sen sation in the TO COME UP NEXT WEDNESDAY Committee Meets a Quorum Not Being and Hears Speeches in Favor of the Measure by Senator Assemblyman Trainor and of Ar rested While in a Pawn Pplrul to Tlir April Worlds petl jtlon to Roosevelt and the ture asking for the enactment of the Ford hill taxing pnblii franchises was presented todny and created a SOIIMH The mnhognny reel nn whlrh was Wound the strip of paper nearly a ter of a mile bearing slgna Hires of taxpayers and had eh fiico a card with irtSirlptloii City taxpayers this petition received I signatures two Ttoosevelt set oclwk for re the and at that Senator tin representatives nf ffhe World iiml the nf llm poll lion were admitted in MID Thf Governor nnil Senator Ford explained briefly the nn ture of the the number of and that they were obtained APlth no trouble In the very short tf two Many more signatures have been sent The World said the It was Impossible to add them to this because It was deemed advisa ble to have tho petition presented to day the special meeting of the Committee on Taxation and lletrench which 1ms been called for thin Tlili committee has charge 9f the very much Inter ested in tho HB was told that tils signatures represented only a very part of tho number of citizens mrfho have declared themselves In favor the enactment at tho Ford The Governor I nm glad this petition has been pro said the and I It will Influeiitc tlio Then ho referred to his statement published In The In ho came out unqualifiedly In favor of the can add nothing to Jie told Senator 10 woul1 everything ho tho bill and told Ilio or to let him know Just what wait pages heniliiR petition en tered the Assembly chamber Joseph I of uns speiiklncon the City Vhe IMBCH ll ulnl ni1 PhCBd tho petition on Assemblyman Slaters As they did so tnero Inquiries IM lllllt wonds petition In favor laxlng franchises When told that It was many eomJbiyinien truivnu t tuinu Slaters desk examine tho petition that the business of Hie Assembly was Inter eial times Ufnru quin was After tho vote on the City Marshals bill Assemblyman who dud been working riHHldonsly day lo have the Tax bill taken up and was roo IliK liniiicdlately thr innrniiii Only nvrof thru foil mem nut or Ford wave tfm I diiiibi If ne il I 111 was I lirnln liln statement nayo who in who iiriMiilsed at wis limible to t Miiiinini Infotnnil hearing IMirillti Afterward It was aid that It hiiil fii itiifnni havltis not HUM noi order been iHsnuil U allow MIP Ijlli of e until Vhe nrgaiilzatlon declnrod whether Wiintfd It or Senator Kord made It plain ihnt Cov Koosevplt desired the hill to pass and Axnrinhiyimui Holund said tint DRY GOODS STORES Two ThousandDollars Worth of Articles Many of Which Arc WERE HIDDEN IN WOMANS llnrl llrrrliril llor UiiMmml TlirWore out hn A u n in In fiton avenu fOlllll cilld y i t I Ih John All hn had Mir return nf his bcon niarrloil only n Slip hidtit has of rhe fUtf 9ho Is In ii pillion Matlmi nnn of Ihi She spiMI The dilMtlvrn Ilinl Innl nnPFlrl in K slnrt xvhlle plfdKlni i silk hit Tlifn thoy tho IIMIIFP In boxen nnil niilrr lioilri WIMP founl holts of Fllk of Inn hlitl chllrirnna rlresies rnmle of laiT of Hip best and other costly had tolrt him Soldier the Wrote How He Would Murder His Sweetheart and Then LEFT LETTER TO THE Said Loitin Wilrnot Had Him and Was His Duty to Protect Others from Her WANTED TO BE BURIED BY HER tOnrnitnl lfol n nil HriMflf tit UH Tl Ainu to April KK ainlnor Uowns ui iiis in tiling this iimniltiff tn Coruiirr Hiticn in HIP nf Kniiik wlm Minn List In thetrnipl1 Icr lo shmit lih Tlit1 1C Sii minors Inillnu was ihnl Kisttr ranirin lit1dfittJi i hiil Ict In I Inrlih Till Of TRUSTS AS THE NEW NATIONAL ISSUE FOR fatracts from the Speeches at the Democratic Club Dinner Last BY AUGUSTUS VAN I do itol MI fur IIN In MII there iirr no ulhrr Inifcr nlftit lo nil Itll Mi o JHmotrn y llonnl Mr hi ouKlit lo o KM nro other but If thorn IIP n f nn rhp litr fT niift If HIP nltli tholr ilnnth jrml fmllvlilnnl aroumJ for n fi lo nn on Huh toned pro pollllrnl I rill IN much nt In If frrr BY PERRY riilp n pptlcil In ninli HIP prpMpnt problem of n fid hy unjnNH tlfd BY JOHN P mini I bo nf unit nttinnpnllpN VTHIII prottMtlon frnm fltolr lipn To hffp In York thin inn tn lip u tfirnt nntionnl urn BY ROBERT n titl ppi nlfloiiM n in III nnt I if Tinupiirriil tlipnrv popnlnr ly liy lo ivlinl nrp nt Tliroitcli ibr KiitpltPiK1 to rnlno tbp nf TIP IHH InoU forvvnril to lny ivhon nllTor Trill IIP tinpp ninrp ivnrlb Itn rntln of lo I of Ibroijili IIMIN in n I lliiiMMrnr v IIP oiiie in tin H BY JOHN Itimn tbc IriinlM anil itn TS I Hi nn Iinnonf nnil fnlr of tin ti I Beautiful High Enthusiasm at the i Jeffersonian Banquet Last i NATIONAL ISSUE EXJUSTICE VAN WYCK BEGINNING HIS Were it left to me to Y decide whether ice should have a Down with Trusts the Slogan of the Lead ing out newspapers or Augustus Van Wyck Shows the Evils of Monopoly and Their Menace to the J papers without a gmvriij J I should not t tale lo preffi the T THOMAS J 1 i Croker and TRmnmny wrro In favor of One of thp pommiltpemen LESSER QUESTIONS CAN Need for a Great Leader Who Shall Voice the New Battle Cry Pointed INDIRECT REFERENCES TO Orntorn Declare that Thono milled to SI lie Should Come into JEFFERSON 8 Democratic I huvo recelvetl a lierlitlon of ho said prayliiB i liat Senator Fords bill taxing franchises bo 1 auk tfonsfnli that nhe petition bo referred to the Committee on Tuxailon and which Is conuldeulne Speaker Nixon snld If no objec tion wa he would so There was nut a dilsseiitinB tout on tho oontraiy Assemblyman Holand Tara tnany sakl that ho hoped tlhis dlsirosl Uon would be njatlo of tho Coilio Dp Koxt Ansewblyman Slater declared that the PSjlItlon wjuld be laid before the com llriUeo when lit meets next boro It down thu aisle to ers where It remained to Mie pi tHe Speak r close of tho session surrounded by Knot of Interested the recess of the Assembly Beniftor Ford and with The Worlds went Assemblyman of to aee If ho would not cxll a special meet ing wf the CoimmltitHe on Taxation and i Retrenchment for so that the Ford bill mlflit bo reported und aoted UUpn for the Assembly at Degruw was had a meeting he Rud I do not think wo can get tho of the committee together Asiemblyman Slater volunteered to jnake the rounds and see If a ciuorum Ho seemed the pM seven members to bo then Chairman Degraw culled the WITH JBFPEnSONIAN GALLANTRY THIS BANQUETERS SENT THE FLOWERS AND TABLE ORNAMENTS TO THE FAIR SPECTATORS IN THE It seems to be up to Senator If he wants the bill It will go At aho Informal meeting of As sembly Tux Commit etliiK oo Cl hnlrman De raw and Asxemhlyman Smith nnd Gardner were pres Snblnti and OConnor wore Addresslnc those present Senator Ford said There are signatures here of taxpayers unrt rentpayers In New York City alone who are In favor of taxing franchises according co the provisions of my The New York World has collected theso names In two days and many thousands might bo It shows beyond question that the people of this Stato are thoroughly aroused upon this I came to Interest myself In the mat tor of franchise tax because I had lonx been convinced that the tax laws ofithn State are bad and From top to bottom the system Is rotten and Tho Legislature last year authorized the Governor to appoint a commission of exports to go over the tax laws and reform Jor some reason the proposition fell through yet It served to show how Important lha subject UvlU could be liftf of WQKliD WANT J i a Kilalf tw ft 5 My bill will remedy the flagrant evils of thu present system of taxation with out the creation of new oflioon or State It will bring In millions and millions of dollars to ithe public treas In a recent Interview with President of the local Commission In New I was Informed by him that within the lust nine years New York City had lost that It should huve received as franchise tax under my For fonty years prior to ism this tax had Then a decision of the Court of Appeals was rendered declaring tho of franchise tax The Legislature ulone has tho power to make It The Manhattan IV took advantage if this Local assessors In Now York ussoHued It far franchise It repudiated such an assess ment and a OUHO Is now pending In tho Yot the IV contended that its franchise was worth It owned up to this because the law ex ompted this amount and ait tho samo time declared Oulle mo that It was In 4eolikjn In the of Peopleex re the Union Trust Com pany that the franchise of cannot be For two monlliH KOOIH an those found In homo have linen disappearing from llronklyn dryHoods of the Detontlve liiHlrnctod his men to look for a woman who hud pleclKeil itloih Cloves and In mortt of the Brooklyn and tho order led to the womanH It IH cHtlmutcd that the utorcu have hoon worth Mont o tho property taken by the dotootlves from MelaithmdH home has hcen Ulon tltlod by tho MtPartland 4s a trolloy Ills wife IB thlrtyllvo yeaiH llo mot her at a clirmtonlnu party two months andvthoy were murrlml luwt week by leather of the Ohurch of Our of Brook She was u widow and IIIIB two who told the police her name was Margaret will be arraigned Tlcnrcnentatlves of the plundorcd linn will appeiw in Detective of thf Grand Ave nue says he inrroBtdd Mc wliOWus then known UH Mar Ifaret on March on a charge of worth of jew elry from the iluiroe of Ruth where aha had been employed an a i YALE DEATHTRAPS MJJBT Ola llillldlllKi CuHilomiicil hy tho I1 Ire Department Hlioulal to Tlio NEW April hls torlu recHaUon rooms and the remaining utruoturod of what Is known AB BtiloH have been condemned by tho New Haven Flra Department ae doathlrups and muat be will bo welcome news Ho everybody ftxqopt to the Yale wlilch from aunll montal raqollectlona of wished at two bulldlnsa preserved as days of tho Old Yale aa they term on Monday an adttorlal deolaring in of lire In these buildings tlio Vale undergraduates would be In HKe In a trap without led to tlio Fire and the old Iis woro a number of lotterH in the dead man his Miss his dlBcharKC papers from tile a but ton with the picture of his Hwoothoart upon It and a Ions hitter to the INow York Thu letter In part Is UH follows To the Now York World With u heavy heart I sit hero alone lo relate to you a sad story from tho beglnntiie to tho It In this of one wilio wan onoo a one whom J much of and for whom I would have given my my all In Clods slffht I justly claim wo arc man and although there wan no legal marriage CuilNtlL III For years 1 liad known tout two years ago wo parted and I hud not seen her until the first since we Then I met her In New York on tho streetone when 1 had soldier clothes I was on a furlough of two months tho niusturlng out of tlio FirstUnited Stales Volunteer of WiiB a member of Company Thin woman Is Uittlo of 72 iBeardHluy loved who U In Porto She wrote mo aletter saying that he was doarer and nearer to her than I Then sho Uirowu mo This IH the of woman Khe Now In Ouds world why are such women allowed to oxUt y art wo uld be better If aho wore a charity to men who huvo not yot known her to oomo In coritaut with her to drink of tho bitter sarrawi sho hus brought to She has loft mo a total HIM woimv 1 unco who 1 can never Mount lo 11otcut Otliei She ahull wrong no else as she has for my revenge I must for 1 eamwt see her wronsr others and onjoy met her lint In the nuwmor of Iwyohor bo but she liked high All she cured for me was for my I nothing else to revengo myself oh Wllmot and to save others from fidtn u woman who does not pare the snap of fora Qlvq me juatlpo only Is my lait wish In this cruel world of Qod blesn l lawn lafil at v mn All K for I thank yon for your Your humble FRANK who Is no Wllmot was released this morn tnK from Police MtadqimrterH by The soon after her asked to have her brought before htm tosecure her detectives were sent out to find but It Is not likely that tho woman has find the but Bir minghams action In releasing her be fore tho State had Investigated the caso has occasioned U was suld tonight that Miss Wllmot spent the afternoon at tho She will be taken before the Coroner In the mornlnn If NO Still Contliieil IIU neil by v Special to April dent Hobart Is still confined to his bod by a lingering attack of super Induced by acute Indigestion and mus cular For several days Hobart has boen able to sit up for three or ifour but upon the advice of his physi did not leave his There Is no porcepBble change In HO burls although his altoucl arrts say ho Is progressing UK rapidly as could bo President MoIClnHey and all the mem bers of hu Cabinet now In Washing Senators and dp lomuts society made a list of todays Letters of sympathy from all parts of tha country ure received by Uu Iroii Publlnhlyg i New Yotk aponlal Dcipntoli to Tlw April The Civil Court has fined the and dlreolor Ijog prplts for taluBly KHsartlnK thai Count Wonl do SPEECHES INTERRUPTED BY UPROAR AT THE From the Report of the Dinner Furnished by the Associated Press Oroker sat between John Car roll and Mlchaol Crokor expressed himself as greatly The dinner Is a great ho said several He did little but much complacent Ho seemed pleased to have everybody en joy himself and everybody proceeded to dp Tn the scramble for some wine a bottle of that fluid was spilled over Commissioner Soumias place at tho table and ho had to wade through It to finish his Sheriff Dunn marched up down the hall with a great crown Meauly foaeu on his and Counsellor Nolan walked about ajjd low as he was applauded and called upon to Some of the atoiors la Dim Broadway end of the hall grow most ontrjuBlasllo as the night Mveri time a who Miss Anna New ought a fatal duel wlUj Iftul founder of the palrlotlo after havJng The fttSo 8th of I Tho lury dor about an o Btury was printed on the upon iein was waiter got Intolihelc section wild rush for and he wustluiokly stripped of Oroker held levee JU before tho Stlner aot edas master of Crokor alhook iharids cror4tallywltli overybody and smiled as loam after man congratu lated him upon tiho of I knew a he said to one memberof the olub who was effusive in his couldnt belrig a s The confusion wns very groat at 10 oclock as the lime drew near tor mak ing Ph0 The were al most discouraged at tho prospect of making themselves Only a stentor can do said Justice Former Thomas of Con was asked to speak In place of Senator Wullor said ho would try but thought ho could not he Price said everything was pro ceeding dont expect a bit of he itJs as quiet as a Sunday school up In Hlchard Croker was not Sho was kept at horn by Perry Hclmont began to ut 10 The confusion was so great that he could not bo heard a hundred feet By degrees more quiet was Ono of the fuels which caused com ment and gave rise to Interesting nlsucnces absence of The Ulg us John Thomas Hugh Oruivt and Bourke Cocli rin were once known In Tammany Pefore Belmont concluded the atmosphere was murky With almost every one of the guests In dulging In that i introduced Wyok by roferrln to ho said Hinriith ibis brilliant In Imllifl of Ulohard Croker had ti prouiltMt moment of his life last It was The Metropolitan operalloiisi was There at Innumerable bibles stood of his In the boxes sat almost as niiny women brave In even Iiig llnery nnd Thr great dinner of tho Democratic President about to Somebody It wan a cross liitwuen the iMiekoo tlie SpaniardH used it iiUKlmax and tho call of a Imn Ills diKtlie whistle that Is mads wlili and teeth not tho whsilu made with tho up In the gallery the orchestra of llfty slrliiKctl Instruments was wait ins Up went Fiuiulnllls lo his Hail to the Chief went horns and and a salvo of applause started the fool of Ihe centre aisle and rlp pltil up among the tables till every onu At that moment came Richard On arm loaiud HUKli ohltnie lemlor nf the Brooklyn Democ wore a while McLaugli lln 11 black were In evening lliyc euiiirs the old man wae tho and louder grew the us ihu still stnlld flip man who was i slble Ior tlio And McUiugiiliifrf with him orUd Iom Hooray for hai mony GUESTS PILE Behind him came tho guests I arm In ami two uy They made straight for Table und there tlioy nearer Bojt Bll they held Influence with their Then everybody sat Croker was It was pci hjnal and nobody hud BtOn Puny IrewCdeiit of tho that was giving the sinking si lently Into Ills seat behind hlK Tho waiters were slow In starting off with the oyster Bo tho bamiueicrs lookfil Tltoy rn dome faces tamlllar In Deniocititlc i Shepurd was not neither was Mayor Van Not bit Assemblyman or Stata Semvtnr vns on hand clfhur tho word had gouo to Al bany that iill hands must nfrtho capital and attend to 1 was why Torn Qrudyd silver not 8 But faster and fitHlcr camo tho folk Into aho F4iy was there so was Sadie MiirUnotriM Crokor did All the had boxes und us tho evening folk tilled thorn Orokor aeuted were eighteen boxes thu speaking began nearly ithrce hQUJt J later hardly a A BEAUTIFUL SnootalorK and diners bclteld tlful Never WUK tho BroAt body of tho splendid operahuusa moiii A Stage and luullloilum liail boen floprediovor no thuit Uut4i ono Tho Ktasp was set wltU some the were h T airy yl were hidden with same Pondent from the celling Uugo Ktag with U I wero four great eWt   

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