place named, sat down beside one of the girls and entered into conversation with her. She told him that she understood he intended to shoot her. He denied any such intention, and told her to get drinks.
She went to get the drinks, and on returning he shot her in the left side.
He was arrested immediately and taken to the 14th Precinct station-house.
The wounded girl was taken to the hospital.
At the station-house the prisoner said that some time ago he had been engaged to be married to Kate White, one of girls in the saloon; that in view of that event, he had given her $100 to purchase house furniture, with which she absconded, and he was determined to kill her friend, and he was very sorry he had not blown her brains out. At 11 o'clock at night the wounded girl was out of danger, the ball having been extracted from her body.
The prisoner says he has plenty of money, is a cousin of Secretary Seward, and resides with Mr. James Farley, No. 56 Norton st. He was very sure that "this