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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey renion VOL. IX. NO. 9.503. I'KKN'FON, bA .UKDAY AFTKJRNOON, DHXMMBKK 47, 1890. TWO CTCNTd SOME PECULIAR ME I HODS How the Fraudulent Divorce Lawyers Managed It. EXPLAIN! D BY LAWYEK BUTNER. He Acknowledges His Share In Croak- ed TrarisiK I Inns and Says He Did the Interview- Ing and Hughes the Forging NEW oi K, Dec 27 von Ger Ichteu of the district attorney's office, yesterdaj took L William H Butner to the Jeff ei son market police court, where he was charged with forgery in the Hughes, the alleged head of the fraudulent law offlca on Broadway accompanied the detective and wanted to make a statement "gal' Butner 1 bis was not permitted Butner demanded the right of being bailed He was Informed that ft complaint would be made out against him and that if he waived examination he could go of his own accord to the central office and be remanded without formality After some deliberation Butner decided to waive ex- amination aud go back At Butncr put on the bold front of Injured innocence but last evening he ad mitted himself guilty of larceny and "Aid that he ou_iht to be sent to prison By confession Uutner threw additional light on tire way the successful bogus divorce mill was run and also implicated others in the crooked work Divorce Laws Explained. Butner and Hughes entered into copart- ncishijiTjir Jan 14 1B88 and opened an of- fice at JSi Broadway The) advertised extensively that they were able to secure "divorces without and were soon oveirun clients They also rfr. culate 1 i amphlet entitled an "Abstract of the Latest Divorce 1 aws of All the States It sijs York permits po- mi) and polyandry in cawq Desertion for five years without] knowl edge that the deserter is living, perm 1 to the one deserted to marry again, and the second marriage is valid, though the di sertsr returns marrfage may be declared void, but onlj from the of the decree, by a court of competent jurisdiction upon proper petition but if no such petition is mode and all parties are satisfied one hus- band maj live m lawful wedlock with two or more or one wife with two or more husb mds Ihe children will inherit, and both nnes will be entitled to dower In New ork no residence is required, and the part} maj commence suit at anj time In Illinois no residence la re- quired if the offense was committed while one of the p trues was a resident of the state or ben both agree to the separation, llutncr Kept the Books Butner loll Inspector Byrnes that be kept the books and that Hughes took charge of the hand stamp with seal and the 11 ink deuce form some instances where the client was ignorant, they gave him simply a typo written copj All their clients they bled from 1100 to for the bogus divuree papers He remembered that Charles K. Fmkel, CL-iar Bogia Thomas McDonald, Susan Miller and Simon 0 Harper, a colored clergyman of Jersey City, were some of his clients, besides ex Mayor Pendleton All the callers at the Broadway office were interviewed by Butner, who also set the price anil collected the money Hughes' share in the running of the fraudulent es- tablishment was to manufacture the bogus decrees and use the forged court stamp Butner remained in the partnership until Dec 26 1888 wbcn they dissolved, but afterw ird continued to transact business at the office of Patrick A Campbell Kobbed Their The pair did not demote all their time to divorce cases, but also prosecuted civil suits, and by deceit and forgery robbed their poor clients A case has come to light in which they w ere engaged by two injured laborers to tue Clark 0 Brien for which illustrates their duplicity The law yers were hard pressed for ready money one day and decided to settle the suit njtulmt Clark 0 Brien for without the con- sent of their poor clients. They arranged matters satisfactorily with the lawyers representing the contractors, and the labor ers who hail the suit for damages are still expecting up io the Butner ant! Hughes forged the names of their clients to the settlement papers. Says He Deserves Punishment. After making his confession Butntr said in the presence of Inspector Byrnes: I realize that I have committed a crime against the laws of Jiew York for which I should be punished I am willing to what reparation I can but do uot think that I am guilty of forgery but larceny, because I obtained money by false reprt seutation I do not desire to put the peo- ple to trouble and v, ill go before the grand jury and tell nil I know I am also will ing to take im punishment like a man, and hope it w 11 be as as possible Butner m 34 Mars old and is married, and resides at No est Seventeenth street He followed tl c lea for years and (ifteiward studied law at tlie office of a Lnitcil btatci jn ige of Cook county, Ills He ufterw ud went to Chicago, where he was nnesteri for conspiracy with two de- tectivei ai the c ise of m old Norwegian, who is under arrest for assaulting a child H esc iped coin tctioii and later on was iiiipstocl for assmlt In 1887 he came to tli s cily Ihe "ttinp uhch Hughes had hidden was found in a trunk in the basement 11 tlu H itet Monopole, together TMth bbink decrees Perished In the Fl imps VVls Dec morniUK fiio wns discovered in Lawler's wns under control it destroyed two other buildinux net n pied bj Hildebrand Bros. Absolutely r A otetm of ttrtn biking powder. Mt Of >U Itt iMY-iing -V, B, Btpokl, IT, inciy, t sal un i r IM i is carrying out Is liom tlie I lulling per j islied in the limns V li L liuii just I broken up in tin bnil In 0 I i ins had no family Cut Ills Throat ou His Wlfti s Grave N Y Dee a -C P Wing a painter cut his tbroat a p cketkuife ou his wife s grave lluisdaj He made a bad gash but tlie jugulai uns uot cut and lie may reeovei His died some months since and hb has been de spoudent Killed by B f .til lit lUil ST JOHNbVILU. N Dee i John Culsou of tins pi iw was engaged unloading rails at the ot in this village at noon yesterday he was struck ou the head b> a falling rail aud instantly killed He leaves a widow THE NEWS IN BRIEF Condensed Telegrams Gathered at Ran- dom from Various Morgan Drexel Co of Philadelphia, have purchased 50 000 acres of coal aid timber lauds in Raleigh county, W Va. The Baltimore and Ohio road has pur chased 000 acres, and a syndicate led by Senator Gorman aud becietary Blame tome 20 000 acres The farmers' Alliance men of Kansas are organizing for political work in tha municipal elections Edward Campbell a noted safe burglar of the northwest, was arrested in Duluth, Minn The charred body of Frank a laborer, was found in the rums of the Bristol block Boston which was burned Wednesday night William Carnavan a wealthy citizen of Susquehauua was tbrowii fr jin his cutter and BinKbamton N Vclotyre fon from tho wiuga of the Davidson theatre Milwaukee and was killed A Christmas tree caught fire at the resi- dence of Mr Penrose, of Philadelphia The house was destroyed, aud Mrs litz- slmmons, mother of Mrs Penrose penshed in the flames During a rifle contest at M fflmton, Oscar Conrad, a killed by tue accidental discharge of a rifle James Walker, a Philadelphia burglar, was killed by Prnate W atehman Butz while breaking into a Philadelphia fruit warehouse The comptroller of the currency has au thorized theiirst National bank, of licon deroga, N 1 to business with a capital of 150 000 War on the Brotherhood CHICAGO Dec a order has been issued by Kline superm tendent of telegr iplis of the Lake bhore and Michigan Southern request- ing the members of the or ler of railway telegraphers m the emploj of the company to withdraw from the order or resign their positions The reason assigned for this demand is said to be the opposition of the brotherhood to taking joung men into their offices as apprentices and teaching them the busme b Ibis, it is said, the superintendent bejievea detrimental tnthn interests of the cornpaij The first order of this kind was issued last by Superintendent Kline when he sent a per sonal letter to all the telegriphers m the withdraw from the order aud also re- questing those would not do so to answer the letter and give the reason for not desiring lo comply with the request The letter created quite a stir among the men and many of them complied By a Bear rnd Collision. ST Out Dec rear end collision occurred between freight trams on the Jiichigau CentrdHaear lona, resulting m the death of Brakeman Hector Grant, of this city and the serious injury of three other train men lue two ca booses of the forward tram were demol ished. Grant was instantly killed Con ductor Cole Hammond sustained a fract- ure of the leg Brakeman George Benedict had a foot crushed and Fireman Ihoma-s Burke had his head cut I he other train- men escaped by jumping, some of them staining slight bruises It is not yet known who was responsible for the acci- dent Death Ends the Honeymoon. VVnirvcANTlc, Conn, Dec George H Green and his wife and another man were riding donu Kipley hill, South Coventry, Thursday night their horse be rArne unmanageable and ran away In turning Mr ana tireen were" thrown out Mr Greeu died two hours later of internal hemorrhage Mrs Greeu has been unconscious since the accident, and is not expected to live Ihe third oc- cupant of the carriage got safi ly out of the rear of it while the horses were ascending the hill after the accident Mr and Mrs. Green belonged m Tolland, and had been married only one week wrecked on the Jersey Coast. ARB.UKY PAKE, N J, Dec. 27 The schooner Yale, of Haven, Conn is ashore at Deal Beach It is hardly prob- able that will outlive the storm 1 be Yale is owned by Armstrong Hodgson, of Baltimore, and woo uuuud uoui Boston to Baltimore for coal Her crew collating of Capt E Alexander Simpson and seven men, was taken off the vessel last night by means of the breeches buoj A large bark is reported wrecked off Bay Head Ihe shore wires are down and no mforma tion can be obtained A Bank Closes Its Doors. WOONSOCKLT, S D, Dec San- born County bank, run by Leon L Ste- vens, closed its doors yesterday The county treasurer had 000 of the county's money m the bank and a number of mer- chants are caught Stevens has made an assignment to George W Corkiugs, a former partner Stevens was city treas- urer and closed down ou of the city funds Ihere was no run on the bank, and givSn Tor tbe suspension are poor business and slow collections Governor Beaver's Sliver Wedding HAKRISBURO Pa Deo 27 a dinner given last evening by Governor and Mrs Beaver to the members ot the governor's cabinet the host and hostess were given an agreeable surprise by the prt sentation to them of an elegant silver tea service as a token of esteem and as a memorial of their twenty fifth wedding anniversary Ex Secretary Stone made the presentation speech Charged with Brnbezzllng ALBANY N Y Dec W lalcott, who lias been for a long time em ployed as chief bookkeeper for the firm of Sago Co WHS airestid last night and jailed on a charge of embezzlement Ihe amount of his peculations are said to be {10000 He is said to have woiked in col luslon with Joseph B Abbott, the de faultcr who lately suicided Do not hesitate when you have taken a cold, to git a bottle of Hires' Cough Cure It lave you dire Make a of this not to forget It FROM OVER THE OCEAN. Dublin Newspapers Do Not Anticipate a Compromise A CONFIUENCE OF LtAUKKS. It Will He Held After the Meeting Be tween 1'tirnell and Studeuti Commit Suicide to Kucape Horrorv ol Siberia. DUBLIN Dec Ihe newspapers of this city in general cone r in expressing the belief that the interviews which are expected to take place in Pans between Parnell O Buen aud other Irish leaders will not result in any compromise agree- ment which will allow Mr Paiuell to re- tain the leadership of the Irish party These papers ask what Archbishop Croke would say on the subject what Mr Glad stone'H opinion would be and hat views Mr Jlorley would I ike of a compromise agreement The} add that these teutle- meu muht be consulted before any terms are decided upon between the Irish leaders as to the continuance of Mr Parnell In po ver Ihe Express of this citj accuses 1 imothy Heal} of mal untrue statements, to put it mildlj, about theKilkeuu) election For Instance The Express that Mr Healy's statement that 400 Luionists voted for incent Scully is untrue Dr O Donuell bishop of Kaphoe, in a letter to ihe Irish Catholic sijs he regrets that the Irish people did not immeliately place the blame upon Mr Parnell for his offetise uwmistmorality nu.te.aiof givi him a handle with v, htch to ruin the party and the countr} Conference of leaders. PAWS Temps announces that after the meeting between Parnell and 01 lien a foi mal conference of the Irish leaders will be held Among those who will take part in the dt liberations will be McC irtby Power Redmond, 0 Kill} Sexton, Keuny aud Arthur O Con nor ihe aim of the conference will be a reunion cf the two sections of the Irish pan} 1 ased on the temporary retirement of Mr Paruell from the lea lership Ihe Dtbatis asserts that Mr Rimellwill jme to thib city without having made a preuous ariaiigement with Mr O Brien for a meetnu The paper further that Mr 0 Ur en doeb not expect to discuss the position with Mr Parnell personally DEATH RATHER THAN SIBERIA Tragic of a Mhlllut Propaganda Among BtiHHtati Studetitx ST I'm BIPG Der con BequuKi lint followel the iibcovery by the polite oi a nihilist propigauda among the students of the ett r uaiy institute at Djipat the us ot tue northern em 1 rt A number of the students iinpli (.ated in the conspiracy were arrested, and will doubtless soon be on their way to the pri-ous of to spend the remainder of Hair in privation and misery Iworfthe suspected youths however, leterinined to escape this wr tched fate by taking their own lives Having learned that the detectnes were on their track, one of them after a farewell interview with the ig ladv to whom he was trothed fchot her dead in his arms and im uediately put another bullet through his own brain It is supposed that the eoupl8 had mutually agreed to die together rathei than endure a lifelong separation The man after exhorting his fellow students to remain lo} al to then oppressed fellow citizens and dividing his books and tl er ideas imong them cut his throat with a razor Both the suicides were scions of well to lo and influential families 1 he affair has caused a sensation in Dorpat where theitj are hundreds of young men from all parts of the empire at the uni aud the various schools The Times AHsalls Gen Booth's LONDON Dec limes publishes a three column article criticising Gen Booths chime for the redemption of the masses It says that Gen Buoth cannot think that he li to be to collect b} foice the moral lunatics and irredcem able slaves of vice crime and drink yet how can he otherwise bring them under his discipline' He cannot expect us to be that_he can compel men to work who whobTpInn is childish, so far as its details of gradu ated work is concerned, and the coloniza tion feature is impracticable or at least must he regarded with profound distrust O'Brien Is Reticent. PARIS, Dec 27 -Messrs 0 Brien and Sill aie staying at the house of M Raffalo- vitch Mr O Brien is m excellent health He refuses to discuss the Irish situation until after h s conference with Mr Parnell, hut has denied the statement of The Lon don limes that Patrick Ford is a believer m the gobpel of dynamite Charged ulth. Manslaughter LONDON Dec 07 he coroner s jury In the cise of Miss who was killed in the recent railway accident at Broadstoru has rendtrei a charg ing the engineer and fireman of the de- tached engine with which the express train collided with ma slaughter Tlyinc to- End the Strike EDIMTOIGH Dec conference has been held between the E hnburgh provosts the railn ly directors and a delegation from the strikers to discuss a settlement of the dispute It is thought that some progress haH been made in the direction of an agreement AIM rher Attempt Dec tl Another attempt was made MI i IHJ to throw a tram from the track mmr-UuiidOT by -means of an strut t ion plact don the raifs ihe danger was 1 m time to prevent a dls aster Illnlstii 1 ChrlfltmaR BLRIIN D c 7 I ho Christmas recep tion at the Ainincin legation was numer onslj attend 1 WO cards were left for i t i PI Ips His daughter, Mar ion i c i I t IK giu sts Ihi N I I Dcnrt lin UN 7 H iniih Schllemann tie IH tt i i t I ist ri r of the i.ui v I vi I i i it i t Ir is dead, at the agi us Niill i il it till man W LoiIbWMl I) i At a met ting of the DuniKiatir n i il (immitue the Hon Hem) irs i n s 11 iniimmsly elected to Riiccee 1 IK H in I) Me Homy is a m mix r i U o n in r il I) mo craticcommiitee for the stati of Kentucky N, Packer, Nos. 580 588 nUsct, opposite itioet, Mlli nothing bat Upper Le high Bod Aih and Lulllmer White Alh Oral, Tijlt. OCEAN GROVES BURbLAHb Captured lu Hit Ir Hiding u itl Stolen Ito tv He ai tha l i It i i t us 1 in 1 I il it II 1 t llttlt Unit H iter I ainh i ui Olean Olf 1) m un watt line b i t i i l i 1 r li AlleLlien mjr ei I i in i n U urn, tin e ty lu a i 1 l ll in I i> i o other w ute uinjbt lit i n lu t 111 bleak is n paired wbith will i it il 1ms Ihenens pap rt i n p 11 I ti i un tbeir iesi I) 1 in 1 ai i all fue h n t suspentlei Kulak ui t A Nit, Eminem iliiornia 1MV-J1 M t-Dt Itft I re t d f r i f i i 1 l t, j Mini n sMlltitrn Cilllulnli He is an mjmmei on tlie tr p 1) t I M r I un anil Col Bakti t I is s utf- tut HI of Li irl si an I ncortni tners t_ poi Ins rt Hun kllln II take his lepart ure fur II N hi! i Death of n Kncmii Dn MM D> 2- Nit Im, Hinni i liujer ill d oi Thurs lu HI h b me ni th s I n t, a0n irs OK joth tlio irrlliorl anj loulls up f I is uken, it is ploasaL, to tlie mid acts end) )et piomptly on i'ie Kulnejs Livnr and Bowels, do in (s tho tern eflcxtmllv, yeaiB In thedoll trade and lever before had such a grand stock of dolla as n tw American French English and Jrrman Oolln dressed or plain, in an end variety which we bought before tho advance In priirs, and soil truly at present :ost Al-o doll hats, caps, shoes, hofle, etc i i i i OPPOSITE U1Y HALL ISI U OF Af L K1JOW AT THE TRENTON JOB PRTNTtRO 1 i i i i i i i i i i 15 EAST STATE STREET Winter Stylo Dorbys, SEAL TURBOS, SEAL CAPS, M V YOUMAN'S HATS A SFKCIAL1Y. ME POSiTiVF KI Y BKU1LLI i OS -L en ut. New York. rMceWcttl YOST WIUTING MACTTINK No Ribbon. Direct Printing. Perfect Alignment E. Challenger Co., OKNKKAL AOKMS 1407 tHEVTNnr isIKF Ptilladrlphl s 1'n KIR A IAIOO1 F _ Tho Htowart I larnmcmd KU8IHLS8 CO! 1 1 Aflords tlic btht f.ttitities tor acquiring thorough, practical instruction '1 be English branches, Book- keeping, M tthcmutics, Peuruausbip, Steuug- ruphy and Typewriting are taught m a most superior and satistactorj maniu r The teachers are tupable, enthusiastie, energetic workers, aud arc in lull the principal m Ina determination to have the btewart Hammond stand nrst amonir tin toremost schools ot its kind in the countrj uc mctbods, succesritul euptirior aj pointment tbcco arc a tew ot the distin- guishing ol this seliool, and the remark able jearlj t Rtudents argues couclu- sivclj that the ireUinom ot the institution are not ill-founded Our success IB our bt --1 our work our best recommendation, and b} work do, and by it alone do we wish to 1 e adji Iged worthy of patronage. Term begins Monday u mber 1, 1890 H uroll at once Ft r uit ilogue, address College Roonic 11108 J 8TEWAKT, Box 527, Trenton, N J m PPC 12 S Hroad Street. V iutatit MigEratir. FOB Butchers, Restaurants, Grocers, Hotels, Etc. VII klmlgorMeal linika HI tin I us lonnters Buleh i 1 ll( k lire id and I hetue i a t n I- HI i i Oyster muteii, irajb tie The Monitor Hand Cait, AI I 3 _ Manufactured bjj _ COR IA tAM-TlE AND Part of Green t Kennedy s Saw Mill TRLNTOV, N J HAH i HIS MAN .i hu panto of th. AMERICAN CLOTHING i'-H TMLORING 00, iie would not ortxl h( naeh thi wind through hu clothiag Boyii Ohildrja witk tha dtcf rAILOR-MAOr ClOTHING At mncK Philadelphia pnccs ,'UT Used r, 8AMPJ F OVFKOOAfS Isr -e- !U, Jild and and our HAVIt'LE SPITS' r JH rir >Tltk BBd C9m8 ITjjMI nloilg t 1 IJ3AVK NOWftULL UN I5" Or- N1 If) lIPJlttKWEAK rOK tho rail tradi forLnditi (ki a ind Natural Wo >1 Meditttioi, White Hiiil Mprinf one rtil it u i' rn linlf won! nil wool, weight modinm weight Also ril 1 ort pi o la w i h n FO pu[ from 25c up tlin nrw stvkB lo' rit I lack and Tho bost Fsst Black and fiini j color HOBO In tho titv f In Silk (.anhinoip n d Kid crnmn Knitting Yarns, "w Yarns best Gerniantown Wools n Is i in g and Crochet Silks 111 all Oiuilis FrkiKOS, Steel Ueea, Tidies, Stamped Goods Folta Plnshiw HANDKEB' stock of I ml i r hiofs la largo and cnrefulljr selected all the loading m a km 1 1 rns Waist and C P Corset n. t3 r i i 23 erd 125 North Broad Street Opposite City Market. j V -k 20 EAST FRONT STREET I have on hunil ft nrge lint o n all tliebpst innktH :M Between Warren and Broad S reels S to close out sloch Hpeclnl nltentlon B calkil lo m} I ll SknU forty miles uu hour ;