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*CADEMT Or MUSIC— Th* Ninety anl Nine
AKERICAN THEATRE— «:I.V-Fau«t.
BELAECO THE AT P.'" Barry:
BUOf THEATRE— *:I.%— Tii* MockJnjt Bird
BROADWAY THEATRE The Stiver • T>«
'"ARNEGIE HftfJr- T» IVwtoii S> n.phonx Orchestra.
CA6INO— *:!*— a rhiMM Uumjmaan.
CRITERION THEATRE- fc— lri*
T>ALT"S THEATRE— k:1«- * < 'out i try <;ir!.
»:DKN ML'FEE— 2— «— Tli" World 1n Wax
HMPIRE THEATRE- -f.-jfi—TU* Mummy ati<l the Hum
* mln« Bird.
FOURTEENTH STREET 1 HEATRE— *— O\4 Limerick
GARRJCK THEATRE— «. IS— The M;ibbnrnr»!» of >ral
GARDEN THEATRE— fc:s<v_ Am.. nj: Tho»« Present.
HARLEM OPERA H«.»ISK > IS- Sally in Our Alley.
HERALD SQUARE THEATRK- *:l.V_ CbtMren ol King*.
IRVING PLAPH THEATRE— ft— l**l farlos.
KEITH'S — 10:3o a m. to 10:30 j.. m. — Continuous Per
KICICKERROCKER THEATRE-"- Sherlock Holmes.
MAJ>IS SQI'ARE THEATRE— S::XJ — Everyman— »:»—
The Two 8<~hOul».
SIRS. OCBOKN » rLATHOI -i v 4:. Tommy Rot.
MURbAV MI 1.1 'I IIKATHE-:- *— The Romance of a
Poor Young Man
NEW SAVOY THEATRE *:!.%- A Ountry Moufc
NEW-YORK- *:1"» — HaS'-nherk 1 * Trained Animal!'.
NEW WEPT END THEATRE— «:I.'i-Ko*y Grandpa.
— Continuous JV-rfurnijincf.
PSiiKCTCPs THEATRE— - ..<• Tha Nljthl of the Party.
PROCTOR'S— <~onMnur.UK IVrfnnTM!ii-<-.
ST. NICHOLAS •;AKL>EN-2:30-«:3O~BoEtork'» Groat
WALLACKS THEATRE— -«:!•«— The Sword of the Kinc
Jnbrir to 'Xftrrrliscmcnis.
riff Co].' Paaa-CW
Ammujwntf 12 5-4 |lnr*»? 8 "1 Can-la*™-. '• :• I
*utumn Rf-eort* ll ; lifrtructinm II 2
n«rik#r» knu Broken>.ll l.Loat ft 4
Board and Rooms... ti «'M«rrl«p<-s A r »««th*.. 7 ."> -«
BMtBMB Chunks 8 ; M.*iiiuti 12 ft
' hang* of Name ..It «; Munlcal 11 B
•'lwii.tn* a r, < , c ~bn •.. < n.«.« ..11 2-S
<- ity Hotels 11 .-, Pawnbrokers" Sales... « 5
r -oan. Prop, for Ral«- 11 2 Proponala .. . 10 «
nivH*> -• 10 6! Political Notice* 10 6
tX>m. ?!t». Wanted.. X 6-7 : Railroads 11 3-4
nanrlr- Aeadetßlrs..ll 2 School Afenrlm 11 2
Or»**makln«- ....... S * 4 Spado! Notices. . . : . . . 7 «
t.n»pic ■> i A«enrte».. X 4 Steamboat* 11 4
Rarur>l«na II 1 Surrogate's Nottc**... * 3
Fln«ncial Meetings. 1<» « . Trlhuno Hubn Hates.. 7 «
Financial in «' Trust Corapaale* 11 1-2
Foreclowa* 5a1e5.... 11 5-6' To Let for Dutlness
Tor Sals * 4 Purpoeea M 2
Furnished Rooms ft 4 : Cnfuniisbed Apart"*
Kurr Hou»j t', II 2' 1.1 L*t II 2
Tfe^ Wanted 8 5 Work Wasted » 6-«
•Vfjo-^ork Diuh) Sriitmr.
MONDAY. NOVEMBER, 10. MXC.
THE XEWS THIS JfORSIXG.
FOREIGN— Philippine* Government is
adopting; vigorous* measures 10 suppress ladron-
Ism In several provinces of Luzon Island: mar
tial law In a modified form will be declared in
Cavitft Province. == The Doukhobors were
entrained by a force of Dominion police after a
wild scene at Minnedosa. Man., and taken to
Yorkton. whence, owing to the extreme cold,
they agreed to go back to their homes. :
The French Government Is taking precautions
to prevent' further outbreaks of violence In the
coal mining districts where the men are on
strike, in the belief that a crisis is near. — : :
There is a deep&eated belief in England that im
portant matters of international policy are being
dealt with by King Edward and his guests at
Sandringham. _ . ■ The King's birthday honor
Jist Included the names of well known Japanese
statesmen. - A special medal has been
Ftruck In honor of the efficiency of the officers of
the British mercantile marine who conducted
The transport of troops to South Africa and
China. " Musical critics In London speak
highly of the performance in that city of Emil
Paur. conductor of the Boston Symphony con
certs and of the New-York Philharmonic So
«-4ety. ===== President Roosevelt's book. "The
Strenuous Life." has been translated into
French under the title. "La Vie Intense." and is
attracting much interest in Paris. ■ The
Colombian gunboats Bogota and Chucuito sailed
from Panama harbor under instructions to find
and engage the revolutionary fleet.
DOMESTIC— The President's message is near-
Ing completion, and a forecast of some of its
leading features indicate that it will be an un
usually important and interesting document;
the finishing touches will not be given it until
the President returns from his Southern trip.
===== The Right Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Conaty.
rector of the Catholic University, in Washing
ton, has decided to retire from educational work;
*he hopes to obtain a diocesan position. . In
his annual report Admiral Bradford, chief of the
Bureau of Equipment and Repair of the navy,
renews hi* protest against the substitution of a
naval constructor for a line officer as super
visor at shipbuilding works. ===== Republicans
In Albany were amused by Cunneen's statement
that he would be represented by lawyers be
fore the county board of canvassers when the
vote was rone over. =^— A woman killed her
"husband, who. with a knife, had chased her
from the house barefooted and In her night
CITY.— Two men were killed in a boiler ex
plosion which destroyed one of the dty*» pump
ing stations In Queens Borough. — Ex-Police
Captain Daniel C. Moynihan was arrested on a
♦■barge of accepting a bribe while in command
r>t the East One-hundred-and-fourth-st. sta
tion. --rrr-r It was said that th*> retail price
cf coal would be advanced, owing to the con
tinued scarcity and the probable increased de
mand from householders. =— A Huckleberry
Lin* trolley car jumped from the track to the
sidewalk, and crash'-d half way Into a store,
throwing the families dwelling above into a
panic. — ~ Fire destroyed repair shops of the
Standard Oil Company at Long Inland City. th*
*ietnage being $30.< W. - - German Day was
celebrated la this city for the first time. — —
Brigadier General Wood arrived from Europe.
THE "WEATHER.— lndications for to-day:
Fair. The temperature yesterday: I?iKh«*:t. 51
ti*!£rees; lowest, 30.
INSTEAD Or PROHIBITIOX IX \tr\io\t.
Ip bis firt.t message to the General Assembly
<»©veraor McCullough of Vermont inevitably
gives the <*bief place to the cubject which virt
nailr monopolized public attention throughout
an extraordinary campaign. "For fifty years,"
' he saye, "prohibition has been the policy of the
"State- The mandate com«*s up now from the
"'people to their legislators commanding them to
•formulate and to submit to them for their de
• •Vision some other system."
. The Governor does not directly outline a local
eptlon, high licens* law for the consideration
of the legislature, but his suggestions, though
*n«*Tly put In th* interrogative form, convey a
pretty clear idea as to the general features
which he hopes to find in any measure presented
lor his approval. It is probably fair to con
rlude that be thinks the vote on license or do
license should not be taken in any town or
municipality oftcner than once in three to five
voa'rs; that it should ba taken at special elec
tions ordered for that purpose; that it would he
wise to make «very license conditional on a
petition of a majority of the property holders
in the municipal block in which it authorizes
the sale of liquor; thit a majority of the legal
voters of any town or subdivision of a city
tboold be allowed to remonstrate against li
«w«tng or continuing the license of a ppecifled
person; that no license should be granted for
laager than a year; that the number of licenses
rbonld not exceed one for every thousand .n-
Jiftbitantu; that licenses should be prohibited
■within a certain distance of any church, school
ihoase, theatre, public building or park, and that
as ample bond and a certificate of good charac
ter should bo required of every applicant. Be
yond these strong indications of opinion, the
Governor positively declares that license fees
aaWlil be graduated and made to produce a
large public revenue, and that sales to minors or
Intoxicated persons, or on Sundays and holidays,
or In connection with any public entertainment.
.horrid be forbidden. It will be seen from these
*pecU)catir>xia that the Governor Is clearly con
vinced that the people of Vermont do not want
wnytfclng like a "wide open" State, and no doubt
m Is right.
Osw of Governor McCullongh'6 more emphatic
- recommendations is worthy of general attention
. i.nd approval. It is this:
As -to th« licencing body or authorities, it has
%aa» well said that judicial purity and reputa
tion for purity are far more important than
• discreet licensing. It la of the utmost Iro
jiortanc* that courts and Judges should be kept
rib far removed nrsso politics as possible. This
matter af licencinp.. therefore, should be In
'runted to some other department or to boards
. VpecJ&Hy rajaad up for that purpose, and which
. "btaxfl* eliOuM ti&vc sUtlllty aM Independence:
ft has been r#v«-u-dJv alleged that the worst
*~i.u>r'QX}<:ucc' ct the system now presumably ex
piring in Vermont has been the official corrup
tion which it has engendered. The State would
ray dearly for a change in the law which might
otherwise be beneficial if its provisions should
operate to taint the «oiir»< or even bring them
under suspicion. There is an increasing ilis
position in this country to call on the judiciary
for services outside of Us true sphere. That
tendency, due. no doubt, to confidence in the
Integrity of judges and therefore Indicative of
general integrity, is nevertheless mischievous
and ought to be checked.
A DISCREDITABLE JKTRim E.
■vVbafever may be the result of the promised
contest for the Attorney Generalship. It will be
felt by most fair minded persons that the in
trigue which resulted In placing tbe name of
-loiiu Csjnneen on the Prohibition ticket re
tl.-oted little credit on an organization pretend
ing to be animated solely by B peculiarly hizh
moral purpose. Mr. Cunnecn had nothing In
common with the Prohibition party. He was
an unwavering member of a party always en
joying Urn favor of the liquor interests. He was
not nominated by a Inhibition convention, and
it is doubtful if be could have been, but by
clever manipulation tbe convention was in
duced to delegate its powers lo a small com
mittee, and that committee proceeded to name
Mr. runneen without regard to the ballot law.
When no nomination shall hay«» been originally
made hy a political party or by an independent
body for an ofhY*-. or where a vacancy shall
exist, it shall not be lawful for any committee
of such party or independent body authorized to
make nominations--, or to till vacancies, to nomi
nate or substitute th^ name of a candidate of
another party or independent body tor such
offle*; It bHng the intention of this act that
when a candidate ol one party is nominated and
placed on the ticket of another party or inde
pendent body. si*cb nomination must l>e male
at tho time and in the manner provided for mak
ing original nominations t>> such party or inde
The work of the committee was done in con
junction with that eminent moralist and friend
of temperance legislation. David B. Hill, after
the failure of attempts to intimidate Mr. Toman
,with threats to defeat him if be would not use
bis official powers to promote the personal in
terests ftf a Prohibitionist lawyer, who claims
a seat in the Supreme Court on the strength of
a handful of votes cast (or him a year after
everybody else had voted to till the place which
On August 3. 1896, Justice Calvin E. Pratt,
of the II District, died. At the election on
November 4 following four justices— W.
Goodrich. Garret J. Garretaon, Michael H.
Hirschberg and Samuel T. Madilox— wore chosen
to fill that and three other vacancies. They re
ceived more than 100,000 votes each. The next
year C A. Hart, an inconspicuous lawyer, a
Prohibitionist, conceived the notion that he
could crawl into the Supreme Court on a techni
cality. The constitution provides that a va
cancy shall be tilled at the first general election
happening not less than three months after the
vacancy occurs. Hart held that from August 3
to November 4 was less than three months ac
cording to the legal method of measuring the.
lapse of time. So be got his lends to put
him in nomination in I**'. l ? «m the theory that
the election of 1896 was illegal. A half dozen
or more votes were cast for him by persons
who wrote on the ballot against his name—
what the officials would not print, as It had no
place there even if the office were to be legally
filled— the words 4- to till the vacancy caused by
the death of Judge Calvin E. Pratt." On the
strength of these votes Hart nought to displace
from the bench Justices Goodrich, Hirschberg,
Garretson and Maddox, the choice of 100.000
people. As they were voted for in a block, not
to fill any particular seat it would be Impos
sible to say which was the successor of Justice
Pratt, so the seats of all would be vacated if
that of any one was.
We do not attempt to decide the nice techni
cal question whether from August 3 to Novem
ber 4 Is legally three months or not If It Is
not» the difference Is only one day. In ISOG the
Judges, election officials, nominating conven
tions of political parties, including the Pr -
hibition party ; and Hart himself, who was then
a Prohibition candidate for Justice of the Su
preme Court, thought It was three months.
More than 230,000 voters, Including Prohibition
ists, thought SO, and chose their justices, and,
whatever the technical blunder which Hart
thought he discovered after they were on the
bench and performing their duties In accord
with the popular will. In all good sense and
good morals those elections should stand.
Established order is not to be lightly overthrown
and four judges unseated every time some
busybody can dig up a point to quibble over.
Hart took to court his claim to an office which
nobody but a handful of friends who were
helping him lay a foundation for litigation
wanted him to fill. He was beaten on the
merits, we believe. in the lower courts, while
in the Court of Appeals the case went off on the
question of procedure, and it was held that
Hart, even if he had a claim, had not Bought
the right remedy, which was a quo warranto
suit brought by the Attorney General. The
Attorney General properly refused to make bis
office the instrument of Hart's scheme to in
validate the work of years in the Supreme
Court by four Justices through Invalidating
their titles to office. It was a matter of dis
cretion with him and not obligation, and no
public purpose was to be gained by bringing
suit. So Hart was angry, and. being unable to
move Mr. Da vies or Mr. C'ouian, turned for re
venge or perhaps future aid to David B. Hill,
who was his attorney in the court proceedings,
and placed Mr. Hills candidate for Attorney
General on the Prohibition ticket. The legality
of that nomination may yet be tested. If Mr.
Comau Is beaten it will be to his credit that he
was defeated for refusing to lend himself to
promoting a scheme of petty smartness.
FAST TRAIN* EVERT WAT.
When the Pennsylvania tunnel is finished
passenger cars between New-York and Phila
delphia will move regularly from the station on
Manhattan Island to Broadst.. at the foot of the
colossal statue of William Perm, In ninety min
uter, and trains to Baltimore and Washington
will travel at equal speed. Our famous Empire
State Express has made Buffalo a near neigh
bor of this capital, and travellers are now hur
ried from New-York to Chicago In twenty
hours, and from New- York to New-Orleans In
thirty-three. In a few years, at most, passen
gers will be carried from Forty-second-st, on
this island, to tb» big Union Station In Boston
in considerably less than five hours, and the
swiftest Journeys from the Atlantic to the Pa
fic on systematic schedules may be brought
within the compass of three days.
The plans of the captains of transportation
are worthy of the developments of this republic
and of the progress already made and surely
to be aeeele*at#d hereafter on American rail
ways. The new century has come in with a
rush, and th* pace already set in every field of
activity in the United States Is nothing short of
prodigious. How marvellous the triumphs al
ready achieved in the hastening of passengers
and freight hundreds and thousands of miles, to
even remote recesses of the Union, with a veloc
ity which fifty years ago was never dreamed of
or was considered beyond the uttermost limits
of bui:«n endeavor! The genius which has
been applied to the betterment of conditions
of traffic, to the advances In machinery,
methods and r,,;..! ays, may -well "^ ate the
NEW- YORK DAILY TREBU^. HDITDAY. XOYOfBKR 10. 1902,
world Btarp. And these exploits promote har
mony and unity and friendliness in «very quar
ter ot the land, more cordial sympathies,
a welcome inrrearo of fellow feeling and good
will. Maine is closer to Texas, Massachusetts
to Oregon, Pennsylvania to Xe*v-Mexlco, the
East to the \\>«t. the North to the South, the
Adirondack* to the Rockies and the Sierras, for
these triumphs of our railroads. We are get
ting together more and more.
EAST siDt: PROOMESS.
nm of the most trustworthy signs of Improve
ment In tho ronposte'l tonement house district
of this Hty is tho spirit of independence which
is fradaaUj growing thore. The thousands of
wTetched creatures who flocked to this coantry
some years ago, when immigration from Russia
reached iiis'> water mark, became a heavy load
on tho Jewish community; and although much
\v;is done for thorn in the way ol securing *'in
ployment for tbe able nodiod, education for th<
children and relief for the si»k. it was sill taken
as ;i rn;ittor of course, ;i> though these were
amoug the rights and prerogatives of the im
iniirraut. Tho charitable organizations whoso
mala object was to help these uufortunate peo
ple to h«'lp themselves wore and are still main
talned at groat expense. While some of the
older beneficiaries may nave l't.'en slow to ro.-il
izo that dependence on their more fortunate
neighbors meant degradation, the younger ele
ment was less dull. There are now hundreds
of "benefit societies" In the crowded district.
Every householder contributes his mite to some
organized charity, and the lodges, societies and
itssurintious have even gone so far as to send
their contributions to uptown institutions.
There aro people on the East Side, also, who
carry th»» idea of Independence too far. Th«%j
are constantly in fear that they are being
patronized, and they look with suspicion upon a
benefactor who lives In the fashionable district.
But the majority recognize what has been done
for them, and the fact that they begin to take
upon themselves, even in a slight degree, the
burden which their advent Imposed upon their
fellows is evidence of progress toward good
NEWBBOTB AXD BOOTBLACK*.
Mr. Brace, of the Children's Aid Society, an
authority in such mailers, and one of long and
wide experience, is rejwried as saying that
Italians are displacing the urchins of other races
in blacking boots and selling papers in
our streets. Mr. Brace should know whereof
he speaks. Nevertheless, the New-Yorker who
buys the daily journals any afternoon or even-
Ing, as he looks in the bright, keen faces of the.
voungstera who call out "Ex— Trees!" does not
liud iv most instances any market! resemblance
to the cherubs of Raphael.
Undoubtedly there are troops of Italians, old
and young, who polish leather and deal in pa
pers; but hosts of little fellows of American or
Ir,>li birth or descent may be found in every
borough of New-York soiling papers at almost
every streel corner. Not a great many German
boys are found among these smart, pushing
lads, For !-nmc reason not wholly clear the
scion of Teutonic stock is not numerous among
the newaboym, and the future voters of African
complexion are comparatively few and far be
It la evident everywhere that the blacking «>f
!><iots baa boon surrendered largely to the de
scendants of JSneaM aud Romulus, but In tbe
sales of newspapers America and Ireland are
apparently not yet driven off the held.
KEW XEErus FOR DIBEABB.
Encouragement for the hope that an effective
;tgont for combating scarlet fever !:as been
found waa afforded last week by a dispatch
from Montreal. It has been known for months
that I»r. Paul Moser, of Vienna, had been using
for this purpose a serum, presumably prepared
by Behrlng*! method, although detail! are yet
lacking. Dr. (i. A. Chariton, of McGtU Inl
vanity, now declares that gratifying results
have attended hla own ludejiendent efforts In
the same dire.-tiou, although ho *»liaret» the
honor with another American, Dr. Hubnert, of
Detroit While bacteriologista have been idorw
til'ying one disease germ after another -luring
the last quartet of a century, several important
■oarcea of mischief have eluded their search.
Recent works on bacteria announce that the
microbe of scarlet fever is still missing. Even
Dr. Chariton does not assert that be has found
the primary cftttae. He is convinced, however,
that, one or" the pus producers, or streptococci,
which accompany severe cases, is really re
esponsible for the Intensity of the attack, by in
ducing suppuration in tbe ear. heightening the
general fever and loading to consequences
which last long after the principal disorder lias
disappeared. Quite apart from the soundness
of his theory, one cannot but be Impressed with
Dr. Charlton's statement as to the effects pro
duced by using the now serum Out of fifteen
eases which under tho ordinary treatment
would (in his Judgment! have terminated fatally
thirteen were attended by prompt recovery.
Kindred investigations In regard to rheuma
tism have also reached an Interesting stage
within the last few weeks. Dr. Fritz Meyer, n
German, thinks that he has at last, discovered
the germ of that malady. For a lonir time he
hunted for It in thp Joint* of victims. He
made cultures of the lubricating fluid of the
knees without success. Later he satisfied him
self that the bacilli disappeared from the joints
soon after the attack bezan, although they
lingered much longer on the tonsils, having In
vaded the system through the throat. Taking
material from the surface of those organs,
then, he was able to propagate bacteria which
when Introduced into the veins of rabbits would
give them the usual symptoms of rheumatism.
Another German, Menzer, has gone a step
further. From this same microbe— which, like
Dr. Chartton'a scarlet fever germs, belongs t»
the family of streptococci- ho has made a serum
which has been employed remedially iv a few
cases. The first effe t. he says, is a temporary
aggravation of the local swelling and beat, but
this is followed hy an abatement of the trouble.
Furthermore. Dr. Menzer beli. res that the re
lapses ko common when other remedies are
used are entirely averted by liis mode of treat
Until these alleged discoveries are verified,
not only by a continuation of the experiments
of the men who made them, but also by the
testimony Of other experts, they can be ac
cepted only in a tentative fashion. The work
has not been carried far enough to prove much.
Equally promising announcements have led to
scientific and popular disappointment. Time
and time again it has been erroneously asserted
that the germ of cancer had been detected.
Over and over again have sanguine investiga
tors announced that they had manufactured
preventive or» curative antitoxins. Yet to-day
the only agents of this class in which the medi
cal profession repose much confidence are the
diphtheria and tetanus serums and cowpox
lymph. The policy which here gives such ex
cellent results has been attended with dubious
success in dealing with tuberculosis, .bubonic
plague, cholera, typhoid fever and rabies.
Nevertheless, if headway has been slower than
it once promised to be, it baa not stopped. Un
foreseen difficulties have been encountered, but
one after another they are being overcome. 'Bac
teria differ greatly in size, dietary preferences,
endurance of certain temperatures, longevity
... : ... favorable conditions, their habitat inside
and outside the body, and their modes of action
In - I*:*- sickness. Hence it is not reasonable
to expect to learn everything that Is to be
known about them and the best way to an
tagonize them, all at once. Yet revelations of
more or less importance reward this line of
study every year, and thus presage fresh vic
tories. The clews which Pasteur, Lister and
Behring have given to modern science will un
questionably be followed tip much further. Per
haps the conquest over disease has after all only
.VOXEY AND BUSIXESS.
For some weeks the belief prevailed in the
•itfck market that with election uncertainties
•jut of the way there would be a revival of in
terest by the public and a much higher level of
security quotations. But no advance has ap
peared; on the contrary, prices declined, in some
cases severely. This appears the more incom
prehensible because not only has the political
atmosphere cleared, but money market anxie
ties are at an end, for th*» present at least, idle
coal miners no longer block industrial progress,
and railway earnings continue to surpass all
previous yean. It Is doubtful whether the quest
of a reason for present stock market conditions
need be carried beyond the speech of Mr. Van
derlip, which has been widely quoted. When an
officer of the largest bank in Wall Street dwells
upon the disproportion between loans and cash
in the country's financial Institutions, it is rea
sonable to suppose that big interests arc not
favoring; further expansion of borrowing, and
the hint has been taken by the speculative com
The local assrxiate,! bank? have, steadily
strengthened their position for several con
secutive weeks until the danger line is much
more remote than at the corresponding date In
previous years, and it is difficult to explain the
recent hardening of rates in the money market,
unless an artificial barrier is being constructed
to delay exports of gold. The total money in
circulation <>:i November 1 far surpassed all
records, owing to government purchases of
bonds, prepayments of interest, increase in
banknote circulation, which also attained a new
high wat*>r mark, and Imports of gold. There is
now in circulation $20 30 for each man, woman
and child in the country, SO cents abo\-e the
previous record established on February 1>
Despite the Treasury's anticipation of coupons
un United Stau-s bonds last month, all dividend
and interest payments at this city during No
vember will exceed the corresponding month of
any other year. Gold In government vaults has
continued rising until now the high water mark
Fluctuations In foreign exchange are watched
very closely by many who look upon exports of
gold as a national misfortune. Sterling rates
advanced still further, but engagements were
deferred by higher rates in the local money mar
ket and an upward turn to Paris exchange on
London, which reached 25 francs 14 centimes.
This advance was explained by borrowing in
Paris for American account In connection with
the shipping combination. If this is the case,
gold exports have merely been deferred, and
will be Etill larger when transfers once begin.
If, as Is generally conceded, our borrowing
abroad lias been on an unprecedented scale of
late, there must come liquidation and shipment
of specie, even if grain, cotton and merchandise
exports continue to increase us they have been
doing recently. The' increase over last year's
exports is partially offset by much heavier Im
ports of merchandise, and the new low record
price of l»ar silver in London of 23.06 pence an
ounce is not a helpful factor, as we are large
exporters of the white metal. .
ltetnil business In seasonable lines has been
checked in many sections by the remarkably
mild weather, but on the whole there is a steady
movement into consumption that promises well
for th* future, and dealers continue to seek
supplies from manufacturers and jobbers. The
volume of fall trade Just concluded was abnor
mally heavy, as is ' clearly evidenced by the
large Increase in bank exchanges over previous
years. The comparison with last year's figures
is the more striking in this respect owing to the
fact th.it a year ago ■peculation was rampant,
whereas dulne^s has prevailed of late. Con
sumers are eagerly watching the movement of
anthracite coal, and receive but little encour
agement. Stocks were 60 thoroughly exhaust-^!
and newly mined coal comes to market so.
slowly that deliveries must be In small lots,
while each day of high temperature Is hailed
with delight. Prices are within about .*l
a ton of normal, and it is hardly possible
that anything better will occur during the com
ing winter. Traffic congestion continues on the
railroad?, causing much inconvenience and loss.
Commodity prices are at a decidedly lower
level, Duns index number showing a fall of 1
per cent during October, and it is certain that
further reductions occurred during the last
week. Weakness has been conspicuous in the
great staples. due chiefly to good weather for
securing late crops. Cotton Is still higher than
■ year ago, but at the lowest point of the season.
crop estimates being Increased as port receipts
fail to diminish. Wheat and corn are also being
marketed freely, and receipts would be still
heavier as to corn If railway facilities were am
ple. Exports of wheat and flour are large, but
foreign buyers are waiting for corn to reach
a reasonable price. Despite stocks of lard only
20 per cent of normal years, and hog packing
three millions smaller than last year to date, the
tendency of meat prices Is lower, anil the move
ment is stendlly Increasing. Though supplies of
coffee did not increase during October as much
as expected, there was a gain of 227,059 bags,
and another decline in price has occurred.
Industrial activity is not curtailed except
where the coke famine closes pig iron furnaces.
This situation has become serious, and when
official returns of production are issued for No
vember 1 it will b- found that the output is
much below tho 1,. >00.000 tons monthly that is
required. Prices of materials and heavy steel
are fully maintained, especially structural
shapes and plates, while all forms of railway
equipment are turned out as rapidly as facili
ties will permit. In other divisions, notably
tinplates, tubes and wire, the extension of
plants has continued until supplies are burden
some and concessions in prices are made. Tex
tile mills are busy, although buyers of cottons
delay placing contracts because of the weaken
ing raw material, and wool has risen still higher.
Eastern shipments of footwear again surpass
last year's figures, and full quotations are easily
held. Hides decline because of the poorer con
dition of November receipts, but last month's
take-off sells at unchanged prices
Deputy Commissioner Piper of the Police De
partment intimates that he will try to be a sort
of guardian angel to faithful and loyal mem
bers of the force \vh. do their full duty, but he
Intends to stick closer than a brother In his
watchful oversight of the beats of the patrol
men who fall short of the proper standard of
discipline. It is evident that Captain Piper
will be an Individual agency of genuine Impor
tance and value In restoring the efficiency of
the guardians of the peace.
Public sentiment has steadfastly supported
the action of the legislature and the Governor
of this State In putting an end to the shooting
of live pigeons from traps, and there have been
no indications of a demand for the repeal of the
excellent law which is now in force. New-Jer
sey ought to follow the example of New-York.
The Connecticut chief of police who attached
the stock of liquors In a saloon and privately
worked off most of it at wholesale displays a
genius which Devery might applaud. A pro
vincial New-England town ia too small an arena
:■■•■-- >• ••!■ :■ M- :.>.. , ,„„,« to New
. it itually yawns for that
kind of skilled talent, like a wide open hip
popotamus Inviting a contribution of garien
vegetables- He w«l be a welcome **come an"
whenever he appears, with the tiger purring*
Its softest notes of welcome.
The pending up of hot air balloons at country
fairs is frequent, and that sort Of Show appears
to be remarkably popular. But so many fatal
accidents have occurred this year and in pre
vious seasons that restrictions ought to be put
in f'>r.-e by local ordinances or State laws.
Why should a Jail have any terror for the
Christian Scientist? He would only have to
think that, like the driver of the hearse. he
wasn't in it. and it would be the same as If
he actually wasn't. Besides, he would get his
boa?*] free, with all the ->tht»r jprtrfleßMi or th«»
it hardly seems aeaatals that dear "Little
Rhodjr" turned tail ami fled when no many Re
publican States battie.i valiantly! In all New-
England the commonwealth of Roger Williams
and the Providence Plantations alone scored a
zero in its contest over the Governorship. The
Republicans of Narragansett Bay must bestir
themselves. It cannot be that their discom
fiture this year will be followed by calamitous
Berlin is reaching out for n. seven rntl<* tun
nel with t-lectrie car equipments and swift tran
sit, and for that and other municipal improve
ments Is willing to borrow 500.0U0.000. Berlins
credit is good. the. money will be all ready when
wanted, and ther*» is plenty of first class en-
Bineermfj talent to go ahead with the work.
When it comes to the electrical apparatus and
fittlnss it may be necessary to come over here
for them, and possibly for the cars also. But
home resources are equal to moat of the needs
of the work, and no doubt It will be put through
in the next three or four years. If the Teuton
was formerly registered as slow going, he has
got wi-11 over it in some places. Berlin among
Dr. Jacques I.o*>h. or Chicago, will s© to the Uni
versity of California and take the new chair of
Dr. Lorenz will have conferred upon him the de
gree of 1>1..1>. by Northwestern University as
soon as he returns to Chicago from his tour of the
Professor Kuhn Francke. of Harvard University,
who has r«turn«>fl from his sabbatical y?ar abroad.
spent in ii.-half of the Germanic Museum, wyu that
Kinpemr William's gifts of casts to Harvard may
be lookad f'»r in Fcbruarj"-
G.-orge Foster Poabody has endowed .1 permanent
scholarship in the Graduate School of Harvard
University for the benefit of some graduate each
year of the University of Georgia.
Chancellor James R. Day ha* announced a gift of
$10,000 to Syracuse University by Mrs. Esther Baker
Steele. widow of J. Dorman Steele, the famous
scientist, and donor of the Esther Baker Steele
Hall of Physic?. The sift was made some time
ago. according to the chancellor, but for various
reasons on the part of the university authorities
the arinouncfment was withheld.
President Roosevelt has received from the Rev.
Dr. Thomas 11. Haggerty. of St. Louis, a walking
stick made from wood from a tree on the battle
ground of Wilson ""reek, a tree on th« Lookout
Mountain tleld. tree* at Gettysburg, the frame of
the Liberty bell. Grant's log cabin, Sherman's
house, the house In whteh L*e surrendered, the
SrrtngffeM home of Lincoln, the Motto Castle at
Havana fnd the cruiser Christina Retina sunk In
Manila Bay The ferrule was made of the Iron of
• ■urn dumped into a creek by General Marmartuke.
The Rev. Dr. Haggerty was a chaplain In Sher
man's army. .
TTJK TALK OF TFTF DAT
Th« New-Orleans "Jim Crow" car law went Into
effect last week. The cars arc divided by a screen
Into two sections. The seats of the forward com
partments are for whites and those of the rear
compartment for negroes. The practical effect was
that on many cars tho compartment for whites
was Jammed, while the seats reserved for negroes
were vacant. Some of the conductors would not
allow the whites to enter the Jim Crow aeato.
while other* let them do so. but insisted on their
vacating the seats In case negroes entered re
quiring the room. It is easy to Imagine how the
proud Southerner felt, rising to offer his seat to
a son of Africa, and how the colored gentleman
enjoyed the new order of things!
In the Conservatory.— He— Tbtm in something.
darling. I want to tell you.
She— Oh. then, M as get away from the rubber
plant. Come, tell me undt-r the n»-i«-. _< Bait im>r«»
It must have been a bitter moment tor an actress
touring the kerosene circuit In Kansas to find that
she had been billed by th» local pr«ss as "f*alom»P
Instead of "Camllle."
1> rich ain't hongry *nuff IST #at—
Dyspepsia got "em prancln':
Put a sack er flour en side er mMt
Dcs sets a nigger dancin'J
Hun's roun*. believers. -
Walk de happy way!
Tilt de can en fill de cup.
Kaze you ain't got long ter stay!
De rich mr.n walk his mansion grum.
Kaze sleep done lef" his head. sun.
But nigger sleep like klngdotr mm*.
Inside. a shingle she«i soil!
Han's roun*. believers.
Walk de haippy way!
Tilt de can en rill de cup.
Kaze you ain't got long ter stay!
St. Luke's Day was formerly known es Whlpdoj-
Day. especially In York. England, from a custom
that schoolboys had of whipping all dogs seen in
the streets on that day. "Whence the persecution
took its rise is uncertain, but Its origin is usually
traced in the following vague tradition: A priest,
celebrating mass at the festival of St. Luke, un
fortunately dropped the host after consecration,
and it was scratched up and swallowed by a £og
that was lying hid under the table. The profana
tion occasioned tno death of the dog. and a perse
cution began which was continued on the anni
versary for several centuries.
Compromlao.— why don't you want me
to buy your neckties any more?
Husband— Well— er— l'd rather buy them tnvself
than have you «?o to all that trouble " JM "
Wife— 1 like to do things for you
Husband— Oh. in that case I'll let you look after
th.. furnace this winter.— (Chicago N'ewY
A familiar ngur* seen around the- Chicago and
Alton depot at Joliet. 111., is the oldest newsboy
In the United States. Orsamus Page has been soil
in* newspapers in Joliet since the World's Fair In
1833. never missing a sing!© day. or falling to meet
the early trains. Page waa born In 1»9. being
ninety-three years of age. and retains his vigor to
such an extent that he is able to rise every morn-
Ing at 4 o'clock and deliver thirty or forty papers
before the early train arrives. Mr. Pago comes
from long lived stock, his father dying at eighty
nine, his mother at ninety-eight, while his grand
father lived to be 102 and his grandmother 105.
"In this tne Dest wurst you can send me** asked
the lady wno walked into the meat store with
package of that edible in her hand a
"Madam." answered the meat man "it la the
best wurst we have." ' IB tne
"Well, It Is the worst wurst I ever saw"'
"I am sorry to hear that. The beat I can do fa to
try and Bend you some better wurst from t^diy^
lot. but. aa I said, that was the best wurst we
have at present. I am sure, however that th«
wurat w« *.„ now making will not be any worsS
than this, and It ought to be better. I assure y^S
that as soon as 1 get the wurst you shall have t°e
best or it. We never gave any one the worst of It
co long as we have been in the wurst business, and
you may m sure that when we give you youTwnrst
it will De the best, for our worst wurst is better
wurnt tnan !i he best wurst of our competitors."
But the lady, whose eyes had taken on a stare of
Slaaslnesa. was seen to throw up her hands an,?
cc from the place, for she was afraid the worn
was yet to come.— (Baltimore American. wor » l
There are experts on the eyes who hold stoutly to
tho theory that troubles In vision often cause
serious lapses from a well ordered life among chil
dren, and that disobedience. 111 temper, cruelty
wanton destrucUveness and hysterics are frequent
ly due among youngsters to aberrations and to ail
ments which affect the sense of sight. Such a
theory may appear to be carried so far as to be
almost a fad. Yet, there may bo something In it.
A Case of Heredity.— Choily— D'vou know mi»
Sharp. I believe 80 * People Inherit their stu
l« Sharp-But, Mr Saphead. it is not proper
to . .-.ilc tint way of jour P* 761118 — (Columbia
j..,.,, *^ • v-oiuinoia
GENERAL W'nOD RETURNS.
THE PMSCE OF PLESS ALSO A PAS.
SENDER ON THE ST. LOUIS.
Brigadier Oen»r;t! Leonard Wood, who went
over with Generals Corbln and Young to repre
sent this country at the German war manoeu
vres, arrived here yesterday on the American
Line steamship St. Louis, accompanied by his
family. He went direct to Washington.
"I remained after Oenerala Cor bin and
Young." aaid General Wood, "in order to visit
Edinburgh. We had a delightful time in Scot
land. We went as fa. north as Sterling.
"Generals Young and Corbin and myself wen
treated very kindly both in Germany and in
England. We had every facility for seeing the
workings of the military systems, and have seen
many things which were not only interesting
and instructive, but will be useful if adopted in
this country. In Germany we were treated
with great consideration. In England we visited
the Woolwich arsenal and the military school at
Sandhurst. Both there and in Germany we ob
tained many valuable suggestions. We will
make a general report to the government, and,
of course, can make special reports on any sub
jects we think it necessary to touch on."
General Wood was asked whether he was in
favor of establishing the canteen in the army.
"My canteen reports are on file. General
Funs ton has come out strong for the canteen.
has he not? What did he say? I think that we
are all of one opinion on that subject."
General Wood said that he had a month be
fore he would receive orders for active duty.
The Prince of Pless. a tall, broad shouldered
man with light complexion, attracted some at
tention as he came ashore from the steamship.
The prince comes here as the representative of
the Kaiser at the 150 th anniversary celebration
of the New-York Chamber of Commerce. Th?
house of Pleas and the house of Reuss are al
lowed to number their male heirs. The Prince is
Henry XV. His father is Prince Henry XL
Prince Henry married in 1891 Mary Corn
wal!is»-West. The prince is staying at the Wal
dorf. He admired the high buildings as th*
ship came up to her pier. Th prince was met
by Carl Buenz. the German Consul General, and
a delegation from the New- York Chamber of
General Benjamin F. Tracy went down on a
cutter to meet his daughter. Mrs. Wilnierding.
Surgeon H. M. Craw of the navy, for
merly attached to the cruiser Chicago, returned.
Dr. Crawford has resigned, and will practise
medicine in San Francisco.
J. Sergeant Cram, former head of the Dock
Board, returned with his wife. He said that
they had been in Scotland three months. "I am
pleased with the leadersnip of Charles F.
Murphy." he said. "I knew he would be a suc
cess. He is able and correct. Under his orders
and management there will be success in Tam
many Hall. There will be no scandal and Dev
"THE STREXFOTS LIFE" IX FFESCB
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT S WORK ATTRACTS
MUCH INTEREST IN PAr.l9.
Paris. Nov. — A translation Into French of
President Roosevelt's book, "The Strenuous
Life." which appeared here last week under
the title of "La Vie Intense." has attracted
widespread Interest. The translation is by Prin
cess Ferdinand de Faucigny-Lucir.ge and Jean
Izoulet. who declare that th»ir work has the
authorization of Mr. Roosevelt.
The preface of the translation pays a glow-
Ing tribute to the United States and compares
President Roosevelt's book to James Bryce*
The American Commonwealth, " saying the lat
ter gives the views of the outside observer,
while -The Strenuous Life" gives the views of
the observer on the inside. President Roose
velt is described as "the virile champion of a
nation which has become powerful in deciding
the destinies of the world.'* and the high stand
ards which President Roosevelt has introduced
into public life m America are dwelt upon.
Another work by the Vlcomte da Noall!e!>.
which appeared last week, gives a detailed ac
count of the operations of the French soldiers
and marines who participated in the war for
American independence. The information con
tained in this volume was obtained from offi
cial archives. The vlcoxnte's book is one of
several works on similar subjects which are in
course of preparation and which are encour
aged by the French Government. Upon the
title page there is an engraving from a portrait
FALL CJUn OVERWORKED
EOCTOSS ATVT?E HOI TO BEST TV BAX.TOIOR3
FOB A FEW BATS.
[BT TEITORA** TO THT TBIBTTTB-l
Baltimore. Nov. ?.— Hal! Came. who yestar&iT
was stricken ill at the Stafford Hotel tare, was
somewhat Unproved to-night, and It was said b"
might be able to go to New-York to-morrow.
though his doctors advise him to rest here for a
few days. Mr. Calne is suffering from a severe
cold and intense nervousness^ Ho Is completely
fagged out from overwork. All last week, MM
the engagement here ox the company producing his
play. "The Eternal City." Mr. Came was compelled
to keep to his apartments most of the time. For
this reason he was unable to keep an encasement
to m*«t Cardinal Gibbons.
George C. Taylor. manager of "The Eternal dry'
company, says that Mr. Caine's nerves have broken
down and that there are other complications. It
was reported that he was threatened with typhoid.
but the physicians say net.
Mrs. Came. who arrived here to-day from Yaw
York. said to-night that there was nothing alarm
ing: about her husband's condition; that he was
suffering from an acute attack of Indigestion anil
a severe cold, which, together with the strain of
work he had been under for some time, had weak
ened him-, but he was improving, and would be abl#
to accompany her to New- York to-morrow.
♦ BTSHOP COXATY TO RETIRE.
RECTOR or CATHOLIC UNIVERSITT WANTS TO
OIVE n> EDUCATIONAL WORK.
[BY TELEiiRAr-H TO THE TRXBrVI.T
Washington, Nov. 9.— The Right Rev. Thomas 3-
Conaty. rector of the Catholic- University, will ask
the trustees to elect bia successor when they hold
their annual meeting at the university on Novem
ber 1-. Dr. Conaty's administration of the institu
tion has been successful anil there is no doubt that
the trustees would elect him for another term it
he should wish to remain. His preference, how
ever, is to retire from educational work at this
time and assume charge af a diocese or take a
place as auxiliary Bishop in some important diocese.
Inasmuch as there is not at present a vacancy such
as he would like, it is possible that he may consent
to remain at the head of the university until sucn
a vacancy occurs. Should the papers appointing
Bishop Montgomery of Los Angeles, and Monterey
coadjutor Archbishop of San Francisco arrive.
Bishop Conaty will be unanimously recommenced
by the hierarchy for the Los aasjetea Diocese. Like
wise. If Bishop Spaldhig is promoted to the Metro
politan See of Chicago he may choose Bishop
Conaty for his coadjutor, but if rone of the**
things happen before November 1- Bishop Conaty
will be urged to continue in the university until n*
obtains a diocesan position.
TKAXSA TLAXTW TRAVELLERS.
Among the passengers on the steamship St. Loul*.
which arrived yesterday from Southampton, were:
Lawrence Wharton Bickley. \ Victor Sorchan.
Mr» Stirling Rlmilnich.tm. ; Mis» Edith Thomas.
Miss Maids Birmingham. [>r. and Mrs. Tbotsas B.
J. r>r»p«r Bishop. Whit*.
William Alien Brown. . Miss Zenobla H. Wait*.
Captain J. E. Craig. I". 9. N.I Mr- WUraerdins'- .
Surgeon M. H. Crawford. Brigadier General L*eaar>
U. S. M.. sad airs. Craw- Wood. U. S. A., and Mr*.
tort. I Wood.
The Rev. Brother Isidore. | Master Leonard Wood.
P. S. C. Master Osborn* C. Wood.
Lieutenant R. McCoy. V. i Mim Louisa B. Wood.
9. A. , Miss M. L*u!s«> Wood.
Mas M. 1* Petayo. Miss Eleanor Wharton WbqS.
Miss Elaine Pelsyo. Countess Conrad yon »■»-
Prince yon Pies*. I p«Un- .
On the steamship Statendam. which arrived yes*
terday from Rotterdam, were:
Miss M. M. Hanaa. Mr. and Mr* JaeaMa *•
C J. Miller. Ralston.
Baron Erg«t de Paneh. Professor M. Treus.
Mrs. Stuyvwaat Peabody. G. F. G^rtach.
Miss May Ptabody. Hubert MflHer.
Among the passengers on the steamship Cymric
from Liverpool yesterday were:
T. Ba'.: , v - LColon*! and Mr*. *■ *■ C
Capuia and Mrs. B. Cotton. Drury Low*.
Matter T. Cotton. S. A. Robertson. . . _ x
Erastus S. Day. United Mrs. Moscure JtaMseaa.
Staiea Consul at Bradford. M*» I* S. M. Robioso*. .;- »
Arthur X Fernl*. ' II- Woctoa. SBl£s£ i* "' '
Ma* Ftar>B.o« lir-*-ia~i • ' — '