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NMHkM kr tt Pme Puhtiau.g Cowpaat. U I U PARK ROW, New York. FRIDAY EVENING, DEC. 29. SUBSCRIPTION S TO THK EYENINGWORLll (tacduMiv poatrje)- PER MONTH SOr. rKKBAU. 3.0 Vol.84 7.... ..No. 11,819 Elerd .1 the Posl-OBoa it K. fork u Mcon.1 tllU matl-r. ear dram ii iirrirrs WORLD UPTOWN OFFlCE--127 Broadwer. t twee. Hit and ltd Ml, New fork. WORLD MAHLEM OfUfE-IMtt it. and M.d- l"-n art. BROOKLYN W Wiablngton at PHILADELPHIA. Pa -Ledger nulMlnc. Ill foulh th U. WASHINGTON 702 14th it. I -ft:!" ' ' The World's Average Circulation (or November, 1893, I; 4i4749 PER DAY. A Gain Per Day of I 22,513 Over November, 1892. Hi Cain In Number of Advertise ments Over Nov.. 1892 I 6,636. ' THE WORLD will not under any elrcumatancee bold tteelf reeponelble for the return or aafe -keep- Iftg of Mr rejected manutcrlpta or pl urea, af K hMioTfr character nr value. No eictptloni will J? 4 . b utde ta thie rult with regard to either lettera ' r thelMuree. Kor wilt the editor eoter Into ror- reapondee.ee concerning unaftllable manuscript. ,. The Evenino World's ' Net paid bona fide actual daily Average Circulation 11 (reater than the combined cir culation of the Evening Sun, nail and Express, Evening Post, Commercial Advertiser, Evening Telegram. ltn la running painfully ahort of daya. I, Lilly's pull la e till with him and he la out of jail again If Tammany throwa Martin overboard, do ludden rlchea go, too? There' waa no cheerful melody about Sheehan'a overture to Parkhurat. Bt i Let Trinity chlmee ring, Rector Dlx. The police can and will do the rent. That new Cape diamond that WUhelm wanta for hla crown muat be a Rem dandy. Weather conditions lead to the su.pl clon that the preaent Decemher la travel line Incog;. That the flghtera have been nrrestcd In Florida doesn't maki sure that the tight will be. Amid areat acclaim, Mr. Piatt touch" tfce button which putn the new Republl an machine into motion. To call It the pil'.ce "(irnK-nrt" Is to . put It aptly, as long as there are no police patrol wagons in New York. Prom this point of view, It looks as If Asaassln I'rendergat hart charged the Jury rather against his own Interests. fit. Nicholas Hank, which was sup posed to be full of money, proven on In vestigation to have been full of leaks. Trolley encroachment makes the parks fly in One Hundred and Thirty fifth street. Hut It Is not perceived that the I'nlon Hallway Company has been hocked thus far. There Is said to be a movement to elect McKane President pro tern, of the Kings County Hoard of Supervisors. Bucb bare-faced contempt for public opinion and decency ougbt to be criminal. The Board of Ktitlnn e and Apportion ment begs Street-Claming t'omnilsK t r Andrews to accept 113,000 mot" as a light token thnt his Qpcloify fr p-hak-tng his fist at Tax Commission r Barker U accepted. Anti-smokers will hall with dellghl the dreadful example affonled In the case of an Alabama burglar who dropped hot ashes from his ctgar Into a keg of powder while robbing a store, and was blown Into the hereafter. An Infernal machine, carefully directed to the I'resldint of the I'nlted I la teg, has been found. With rare presence of mind, the fiend who prepared It dropped It in an alleyway at J-oveland. Col. All Immediate personal 'int.,-,. : to Mr. Cleve land was thus averted. H frns out that Chicago has been robbsl by means of "dummies" on the cl:y pay-rolls. Ex-Comptroller Wetherell declare that in u certain ward from which came a street pay-roll containing 400 names less than twenty men were l employed. In the face of such frauds as k. thin, even the "waste" of funds for over- fc valued ash-cart horses in New Vorl.'g SSIfe Street-Cleaning Department begins tc H- P1- Wetherell eaya he celled Mayor I r Harrlson'a attention to the frauds, but I thot oftVlal did nothing. The rjuentlon suggests Itself, tv, rthnr the Comptroller thought he ha' d ne all he roM do when he had told the Mayor. And. pr haps, Chicago will be Impelled to nk why. If Mr. Wetherell was no ftntloilfl to expose the frnuds. he so summarily stepped rut of office when once the real exposures hsan. BETTER LAWS NEEDED. It Is very ne.eesary thnt thn next legislature nhoul 1 make a th 'rough re vision of the laws til fining the duties of the New York police force In regard to disorderly retort! In the Mty. It Is COfi COd td by all peiscns. even by the Hev lr. Parkhurst, ho l. funk ltur such vigorous effort m to i'ot Itich plar-et, that It Is impossible to get lid Of the evil altoKether. Hut If the law drminds Us entire eradication, the x isteiice of n Bltlfle disorderly house in a precinct must siibjei t the police not on y to the suspicion if favoring or protect ing vbe but to atcttml ndlctment end prosecution for negleoi of duty. It Is a deplorable Ovll In a grent city tO have a police force In whose honest and efflt lency the people place no confi dence, and whose ofllceri and men are demoralized by constant ch-irges of wring-doing and thrats of prosecution, It not only Impairs discipline, but It encourages the viclouw to seek the de moralisation of Individual memberi of the force and to tempt them to dls hOneitV. It gives the men a bad opinion of their officers, and It makes the officer! suspicious of their men. If a poll, eman Is really upright and honest, hla con stsiency is under perpetual temptation by the belief that his associates are all venal and c .rrupt. The present law Is by no mtani as plain and explicit as It ought to be. Section 2S2 of tin Consolidation act. which Or. Parkhurst cites in his notice to the police captains as defining their duties, says: " It Is hereby made the duty of the po lice force at nil times rff the day and night, and the members of the force are hereby thereunto empowered to citi-fully observe and Inspect nil houses of Ill-fame and to repress ami re strain all unlawful conduct or disorderly conduct or practices therein, enforce and prevent the violation of all laWI and or dinances in force In said city, and for these purposes, with or without war rants, to arreHt all persons guilty of vio lating any law or ordinance for the sup prtaaton of crime or offenses." of course, the keeping of a disorderly house Is of Itself an offense. But the law which requires the police to " ob serve and Inspect" such places, and to " repress and restrain nil unlawful or disorderly conduct or practices therein." seems to almost recognise their exist ence, and to require the police to know of " some unlawful or disorderly conduct or practices therein" before mnklng an arrest. It Is evident that we need more com prehensive and explicit laws If we nte to preserve a wi dl-dtsclpllned ami effi cient police force. A PLIGHT MISUNDERSTANDING. A correspondent writes that he regret! to find "The Kvening World" making light of the slaughter of Kngltsh soldiers by savages In Southern Africa lie wholly mistake our sentiments and our position. "The Kvening World" I) mpii tlil7.ru deeply with the ECngllflh soldi. ts who were sent by their iovernment to massacre the people of Matabeh land In order to clear the way for British ad vancement and British clvllUMtlon. But we feel some sympathy also for the un fortunate natives who have been shot down by British guns or Impaled on British bayonets in order t promote the Kngltsh policy. If In the effort of the Harrison Admin Istratlon to lrn.tite the policy of Ureal Britain by overthrowing the (iovernment of the Hawallaus and stealing their country, a conflict of arms bad taken place In which a thousand of the natives had been slaughtered ami a score of our own marines had lost their lives. we should have felt deep sorrow at the fate of our soldiers. But that would not have prevented us from sympathising with the murdered Hawallana. We might have regarded the death "P the American marines as h disaster with out glorifying the wholesale slaughter of the Hawallans, fighting for their own rights as a Creditable and glorious piece of business. ARE THET FAILURES 1 The experience of the big British bat tie ship Resolution in the t,i of Bbcny. ami Its narrow escape from capsttlng, have caused quite ' panic in (Sngland, and will occasion serloU! alarm In tin Count rv. The question whether the top-heavy turreted ships that have recently been built are to be trusted at sea Is a very serious one, and OUghl to be definite!) settled before Burope gets into another war entanglement, if there should be j another outbreak across the Atlantic, It would, in all probability, be fought on the sea as well as on the land. A nice condition a nation would be In If her terrible engines of destruction, the Iron clads, should prove more perilous to the lives of her own defenders than to those of her enemy. Vet It seems very proba ble that the heavy turreted ships w mid stand on their own heads In an engage ment. and deposit their armaments ant I their men at the bottom of the ocean. Knough doubt Is felt 0V r this in ttter to make It an open question whether we ought not to consider the mono) spent on the top-heavy Ironclads thrown awa, except as far as the vessels can be used for coast and harbor defense, and to s t about designing some other ships for open sea service. THE PUG 8AW SANTA CLAUS. Has your pug dog seen Bant 1 ma this year? Mrs the dear little smudge nosed darling had its t'hrlstmai gift? No? Ah! what a pity! What shame: Don't let the pair, precious pel see thest remarks, then, and don't tell It gnythtng about that pampered pug Puck on ICsst Twenty -first street. who has had a Chrlstmai tree ail to blmselfanl fairly wallowed In caramel-, and marshmallows since the fcsilval arrived here. Puck aut In u baby's chair under his own Christmas tree at his "momrner's" home on Christmas Kvc. lie barked hli delight while the tree was lighting and worked hla Schnekderian meiubruue so hard sniffing at the sweets that he al most had convulsions of h:s uvular process. There were ladles present who clapped their hands and nearly smoth ered Puck with kisses and -oh! but it was a lovely affair. There are dogs and dogs Just aa there are babies an 1 habbs, and we are sure there are aome dogs in this town Just as there are aome babies In this town that did not have Christmas trees of their h j own. How a irry we all OUfht tn be for thnne Chrlfrm.e-lrerl'M .linn, who have never met Hanta Ctatll or wire h nnpkln around their nerka at a Yule bMqtlel of bonbons or evrn ft'lt the ultimate dlf ferentl.ited thrill of Joy whlrli a fle.i Of) the end nt puek'a tall must have l'n shaken with Ihrlsimn Eve. Standing on the atps of ills nw palact, at wni..iik. the Rmperor win lam a. ermMe.l in sh..t ;'i hMiantl whl'h weie driven towaMl hltn Iv n small armv nt attendant! He didn't evin Imve to trouble hlmielf nbout the loat ing of ills auns. fully charffeii pi ea ic ik handed u hint, one utter another, as thrv were reriulrtsl, it i' announred thnt th" ihnntlng wm arranged aa "an exhtbltlor i'i Hi- i:mire- nil the chit: dren." Undoubtedly th aporl waa lm perlal, nod the "i chlbttlon" muat have charme iho klnd-heartel people who wl.neaai l it through the palace win dona, it lan't to h" eonaldern) for nn liiHtnnt thnt thn dlaplay Involvi I the wanton, uaeleaa .laughter of a (link nf helpleae, frightened, fluttering blrrla In deed II is entirely probable thn tin featherllng. were specially created t" furnlah ju.t this snit of ennobling di viralon for "Ood-choaen" rulcra and thilr fnmlllfa. Hume of .inhn v. MeKane'a eonatltu ents in Oraveaend hnve mel and decided that the boaaa account. n flupervlaor ol tho town preaent s..m.- point, which ought to be explained. They even doubl tile justltinlile nntnre of Certain pn' ment. for "counael fees' But the boss out-iif-jiill Is not floored bj th" doubt, and a.peralon. of his fellow-clttaene. He meets the finergency Ilk" the man ll ' is "Thoat people nre n lot of crunks," lc boldly mid unrrinipiomlr--lni.lv declarea Which, of courae, explain, everything. Prince Colonna hns pi-en tli" ruel mother-ln-law Joke a fresh leaao of life. Othcrwl.c, it la a truly pathetic stat" ni"iit of mnrilnl woe. hlcli is mada t,- the titled aon-ln-law of thr Mackaya. The princ ie;iles tlint he Is a gambler Nevertheless, there me people who will Inslnt on believing that he once consid ered himself In i mnnl favorable game of chance for the Mncltny millions. BIG FAIR FOR ATLANTA. Cotton and Hub-Tropical Exposition to He Hi Id There. (Ity AflPttrlated Preai ) t ATLANTA. Qa., Dec. 29. At the meet ing of two hundred of the most promi nent business mf n of Atlanta yesterday ll was unanimously decided to begin at once on the Cotton States ami Sub Tropical BxpoalUon, which will be ready for ripening In about one year. The meeting was the most representative ever held In Atlanta, and the cltlseni pledged themselves for an amount nec essary to make the Kxposlton the most complete ever undertaken by the South, The E5xpOBitlon will cover and display! not only the resources "f the South, but will have special reference to Mexico. Cuba, Jamaica and the Bahama Islands, with all of which close trade relations are expected on the readjustment of the ta i iff. Pei urn lent organization was or dered effected, and the movement put on B practical basis at once. The HXpQSl tlon will be held on the grounds of lb Piedmont park, In the suburbs of Atlanta. CHAMPION CRAP PLAYER. Seven-Ycnr-Old John 1 1 id en it Ar rested by the Gerry society. The "champion crap player of New York" was In Jefferson Market Court to day. He Is thirty-five Inches tall, and seven years old. Agent Pubert, of the Gerry Society, saw him going Into saloons on Third avenue late last night w lib an armful of newspaper!. Ha called the attention of a police officer to the iitiu fellow. "Why, be Is the champion crap player of New York. I have seen him stake nls last cent on the turn of the dice," said the policeman, The lad was arrested, and gave the name of John Brlensn, of 1 V 1 West Houston stre.-t Ills father Is a shoe maker, and In comfortable circum stances. "l want to see that policeman" Jus th"i Hogan said, when the officer's statement was repeated to him. The boy waa held until to-morrow, BAKED AND ATE DEADLY CAKE. Sulfide of a Woman Who Meant to INitson Her Faintly. Illy Aesorlaleit Preai GRAND ISLAND, Neb., Dee. 2I-Mlss Allele Kgge. aged twenty-five years, yes I ei day mixed M rychnine In a batter of cakes, baked and nte them. She died lle minutes after the arrival of a doc- I tor She IB od with her widowed mother. i Mis Augusta ISgge, also a brother and R sister. . I The deceasej had always been of a cheerful disposition until her family's 1 money became tied Up In a bank which failed (t ll beuved that the unloi-tunate girl had Intended to poison all the mem bers of the household, as she prepared more poisoned cakes for them, and urged her sister to eat. EDITORIAL SIDE-LIGHTS. The Novelist urk lllm In. Thf man without a Jt ftirnllhtl the novel let with many a --ir.-c i n v: . ,i journal the "Olit-Fafthbiiirri" Winter. An old-fash loaed Wlatei' ii a rori rasue trrm. Violets liloomt"l umunrl Chester tn Feb" miry, IT 1 4. rhrnler (Pa ) N ji. Itnl lint lor Dr. l)rev. j If fhiuii't-y IfifW ehull net r- .i,' n rar illaars hat at (he nt-xt ronelstor, I hen Popes are ! .,i..-.ii.i tterrtsburg Star. Not iliioii.-e Thai Tile, i erialnlv, suet Uyrnes bsi startlsd Ktw York y pi'tina n a hlh hal Pnwlltly he tnunls n do nmc I t nil taii.i!',; Yaibtngtoa Poal ; libit for Another tsell-li I sVVlewer Here, I Minister Stevens h ul4 ' a phon ismpti tii nllda httnueir to Iti n pon Ivs hrensl in future Ths piihll ttresl) knowi In itor) t heart laOulsvtllt t'ourlei lournsl, Polllirnl ' .'oi.i . in piooM'ct. The allrei parti n ihe Phi electl n polled 1. 1 -h (mi .t ;:;i''i u ibis rate the silver il "fill rrowd 'I l'r ImI ition pari hurJ )rl j .;. ii ills ji ureal vVOrtLDLING-. Vtrnnnl bee eenl la'ta ' her sitps iii n m -nth tn itaa 100.0SD iprurt trees t u- m.. i l Can it me Th aiti u of si ; iraoni ihe Yale itudi r'i tho cccr i the const Itatloi al history i ifci t nltcd Bi '" The Kncliah langUISS ll IStd to hae more i wordi IttO.OOC) tbts the Qernan, 1'rcnth. Ppani.a and lutllas lasguasea corablai i ' AppeaJlaltla, hl h has become a fasnlonahle dim is during; the pant few yean haa hal m re NH'iir-. at WI College tin ctr (ban In all tbe reat of Oh SUUS al Conii.iiim ; The neil plav (hat Mm. Hernhnrdt rH BTOdU e in Peril le i.il'ed Man n Roland." It lll vi ih eettses opaoftualtj i utter, aa he saika tn the BUllletlBI USM llnland'a f rr u l ti .1- ii, I.iinot), stat vioiua are cuiraoiuvd lo thy oame! ' 1 i -r- v.:.-" ": a jsfaBSjsBagJMMMMM REFORM IS DAWNING. Street-Cleaning Oommirsioner An drews Males a Few Remarks. No More IVoncy to Be Paid for the Removal of Manure. Ash-fort Horses. I-Vril nnd Dunir ln.T; Scows !( . o o I. , The resent expoflt of exrriv.igance and ,w ode tr the cjly ftreet-Cleanlng Depart ment male by "'Ihe Kvening World,' In already beirlna good re Ulta j Inn series of Article! "The Kveti'.ng World" has shown how large ;nns of money have been "wasted1 in the pur chase of aah-cart horsti and horsi fe ; I In ihe renting of patent dumping iwi and In the i. moving j." manure from tie ' city atablea. Street Cleaning Commissioner w. s Andrews, w ho succeeded "Big Tom" Itr i.inn, a f-w months ago, has evl i ntiy read "The Evening World" arti cles with const lerable care, for he Is about n adopt some new regulations for economy and reform, and will correct al least one of the evtll of exfrava K mce pointed out by "The Kvening World." Commissioner Andrews yesterday after noon replied to four Questions which were written out and handed him by an "Even ing World' reporter These quest I ns were bssed upon th' recent expose of extravagiut methods In vogue In th Street-Cleaning Department dining Jinn nan's administration. Th first question propounded to Com miss Ion oj1 Andrews v. as ths: "Will vou continue to pay (850 each for i.ii t horses?" Tin Commissioner replied: "I shall buy horses as I need them, nnd pay for them what thoy are w rth, 1 I certainly shall (. t pay any more than they are worth. If I iii gel good horses suitable for air purposes for less than $JM 1 shall do S6. Mr. Andrews was then asked; "Will you continue to pay j-i per day rent il for the B irnev dumping-boats?" '!' iftili'ii lii". I niilli il ' "The Barney uumplng-boat is a self dumper, and the only boat which it is proper to semi to sea. They unload au tomatleallly, so that there la no expense for tin loaning. Fiat scow w hen sent to sea Involve an expense of from fc!X to $.V for unloading, which Is dune by men who are taken on the scows. "The Barney dumpers can be taken direct. y to sea from the dumps, while the flat scows have to be towed to Q raves end Bay and U ft there to be taken out as t!ie title Servea That occupies a greater length of time, and for those reasons It Is much cheaper to send ma terial to sea In self -dumpers th n on flat scows. "The Mat SCOWS cost about $f a clay. The Barney dumpers cost $28 a day, but the difference In the rent of the scows is mure than made up in the manner stated. In other words, at $2.1 a day the Barney dumpers are the cheapest. They are the only self-dumping scow In use ho far as I know, the only ones built, and being patented, the Barney Dump ing Company are in a position to fix their own price. "The first used weje hired by Commis sioner Coleman In 18ST at $12 a day; the plica Was afterward! advanced to $16 a day. At that time men In charge of the boat! were paid by the city. The price wai advanced to 180, and the men In charge of the boats were paid by the Barney Dumping-Boat Company. There being a deficiency In the appropriation at one time, when Commissioner Beattle was at the head of the Department, the Barney Dumping Company on that a - count, wets Induced to reduce the price to $18. "About a year ago the Company noti fied Commissioner Brennan that it was impossible for them to continue to fur nish the boats at that price, and that the price thereafter would be I'ja a day. It was at that time Impossloie for the De partment to dispense with the boats with out Incurring a very much greater ex pense than would be Involved In tho In Ol eased prices, and the $21 a day was thereafter paid, and It Is the price which Is stiii paid. "If t find that the hiring and unload nig of fiat scows will be cheaper than the employment of Barney dumpers, 1 shall not continue to employ the dump ers at the present price. At the present time they cannot be dlapenaed with without Involving the Department In In creased expense There is no obligation in the part of the city to hire the dump ers, no contract or agreement of any sort to compel the city to use them, nnd they have been hire! heretofore, as 1 have stnted. only for the reason thnt they nre cheaper than the flat scows When sent to sail. And It has been nee esaary to send flat scows to sea hecauae It Is not possible to unload all the flnt scows elsewhere " "Will vou make nn change In the present methods Of removing manure"" ! asked "The BSvenlng World reporter. "I SJtpCCt to," was the Commissioner's I reply. "When I came Into the Depart- . n-ent I found that we were paying $2 a ! year nei horse for the removal of manure from tho stable:!. Some time ago 1 notified all the persons doing that I work that after Jan 1. at width time I 1 uroer-sicou in ii uiccnior.tH were 10 ter minate, i should not pay anything , for tht removal Of manure. They were I at llb.-rlv to take it at their own cost if they choae, "I am not able to say whether they will remove It without being paid or j not -If not. I rdinll remove It with our own carts." Commissioner Andrews added that if the Park Department, or Department of Public Works desired to semi their carts after the manure Instead of pur chasing It from OUtBlde parties, as here tofore, they were welcome to all the manure in the stables of the Btreet- Cleaning Department The Commissioner was asked finally: "Will you reduce the expense of horse feed over the cost in previous years?" I lis reply was "I hope so. Horse feed for the Depart ment l purchased by contract duly ad vertised aad the lowest bidder gets the contract There is a standard of quality, and the grain, bay, &c, is paid for by weight. unless there is stealing or i shortage in the weights which is the same thing -or unless the ipmlttv of feed Is belOW the statidnrd. the cltv gets full Value for what It pays. I shall take the best means in my power to prevent any sh or tas -i jt deficiencies in ths feed supply.' THIRTY DAYS WITHOUT SLEEP. Iiulluiiii KnriiHT Afllli'tnl by n Htrnnge Attack of Inaomnla. llv A.Kx-lated Treat.) KRANKKORT, ind., Dec B). Thlrt) daya hove paacad .Inc. Qeorga Wood ruff, n wealthy farmer of this oounty j hf alept. Woodruff waa afflicted with , tli sunn- atrange malady -i year ago, I when he went alsty.flva tluy. wlthuut I ileep He is to all npDearancea healthy ar.l I works each 'lay. Hi ens" la attracting great Inlere.l among ' h- modioli fra ternity, hi pnyalciana have utterly faiud to produce even atupor witii Urui!. FOR KEEPING A POLICY SHOP. Old Peter .lohn.on Hold lor Further Exumlnutlon. Tetir Jormeon, a Swede. ,lxty-nine yeara old, waa thl. morning held for ex- lamination in Jqgereon Marital roiice Court on it charg'- of k'tpInK a policy nil p at L'ts Bevanth avanua, Detective fregan, of the Wom Twen tieth street elation, raided the place last night ant) fount aiip. manifolding liook. ant a circular of the Santo Do mingo Lottery. BANKERS MADE LIABLE. I Revere llerlln Ileor.e Rule Reported by at Committee. .Hi . I, -ft rr,pn 1 LONDON. Dec. .- A Reriln de.n.tch tj The Neiv. say. the Government Com- I mlttoe appointed for the reform of BotPIt I regulation roc jmmenda thnt nny on enticing person, to .peculate on the Boertt. while knowing thai sui h .pecuia ilon may endanger their nteane of ealat ' i in e. .hill bt punished by Imprisonment . up t) nix montfi. ant ry a fine of not m it" th.in f.Vin. anl th l.anker shall In All i uoh case, have no claim upon the I delitois. There I. also a proposition that firms m tklng mom or purp siy inaufllolent , st.itom' rit.. ,n tnttodiiclng loans up in h BOr .hall, within live year., make up any lo,. auffei id by the h-il'krs of ihese S'. Ill . 4. AN ISLAND SULTAN DEPOSED, an Wn. a Party to a Plot to Kin the Frrnch He.lilcnt. (By Asrlsted Pr... ) PARIS. Dec. :" TI.e Sultan of An- gaglya, or (Ireat Comoro, one of th" group of volcanic lalatldl In the M izamblque I Channel, known a. the Commoro IVle., has been deptieed and removed to llego . Buarei The reason for his removal I. hi. Im pllcatlon In a (ilot last Augu.t to murder i the French Realdent, Humhlit. who ha. been on frleniiy term, with th rlepo.ed Sultan, and on nitny occasion, had 1 tad- d htm with klndneet. The Sultan, how ever, was nn Hc-ompllce in the attempt to kill M. Humblot AFRAID OF THE VIGILANT. F.ngiish Yarhtamnn Says She Could Win tho Victoria Cup. Illy As.orlih'il Pr.,s ) COWEB, Dec. 2D. -Secretary Orant. of the Royal Yacht Rtpiarlron, In an inter view to-. lav say. thnt no challenge has been receives for the victoria Cup, and h adds? "I must say that we hope that none will come, an we have nothing to defend It If tho Vigilant comes over she will win." Score ary Orant predicts a quiet yacht ulg season In ISM. though he says that Admiral Montagu' forty-ton cutter chal lenge may attract some American forty tnnner over here. GLADSTONES BIRTHDAY. Klghty-four Yours Old To-Day and Working as Fsual. (Mr A.McUtett Pre.) LONDON, Dec. 29. -The Right Hon. William E. Gladstone, Premier of Eng land and leader of the Liberal party, who wr.s born Dec. 19, 1809. Is celebrating his birthday to-day by working hard In his study. During th afternoon he Is going to the House of Commons, and in every other way he Is rigorously attending to the dutlaa of his position. Cp to noon Mr. Gladstone had received over U0 telegrams of congratulation from distinguished people In all part, of the country. SILVER QUEEN SOLD. An American lnya 1,000 Guineas for an Kngllsh Trotting Mare. (By Aunrtat.d Presa.) LONDON. Dec. 29-Th trotting mare Silver Queen has been sold to an Ameri can for 1,000 guineas, and has been shipped to America on the British Prin cess. It Is Intended to enter her In a great race during the coming season. DYNAMITE BOMB IN ATHENS. Does Oreat Damage to the Residence of Hunker Syngret. (By AunH.ted Prtat.) LONDON. Dc. 29. A special deepatch from Athens says that a dynamite cart ridge deposited In the mansion of a banker named Syngret waa exploded yesterday evening, doing great damage. It la added that nobody was Injured by the explosion. STEAMER ALERT LOST. Wrecked on the. Australian CoiiFt and Only One Life Suvid. (Br Aaanclatwt Treat.) MELBOURNE, Dec. 29. -There was a terrific gale at Port Phillip last night. The steamer Alert, from Port Albert to Melbourne, was wrecked off Jubilee Point. Only one life was saved. The number of IIvoh lost was fifteen. Timothy Harrington Appopfnteil I'.illtor of I nttril Irrlnnd. lllv w. . i.u.-.i rreaa ) LONDON. Dec. 29.t-Tlmothy Harring ton haa been appointed editor of I'nlted Ireland, succeeding the present editor, Mr. Loamy. FOUND DEADSIDE BY SIDE. Two Women Fas Away Together of the Same Disease. (ny AaanctalFl I'r.aa.) PHILADELPHIA. Pa., Dec. 29-Two women were found lying dead side by side on the floor nt 809 Beemts street, yesterday, by neighbors. The women were .Mrs.- June Sloan, aged fifty, who resided In the house, and Mrs. Sarali l.iivery. aged thirty, of 302 Tappen strot. Mrs. Livery called on Mrs. Sloan Saturday, and ns she did not re turn home luuiiles wore Instituted b) her sister. Mrs. t'oylo. She found the parlor door of the lleemls street house locked, and Constable O'Brien was called on to force en entrance, which he did. The double deaths wore generally at tributed to suicide, but an autopsy made by the Coroner's physician this evening dispelled that supposition. Doth deaths were the result of dropay and litieht's disease. m MAGGIE'S STORY IS OLD. She Always Snys a Pollcem an Tore Out Her Hair. "A police ofllcer who will tear a pound of hair from a lady's head Is no gentle man !" The remark was made by Maggie Pres ton, a prisoner In Jefferson Market Court to-ilay, a 'she exhibited a handful of hair. The oflicet swore that M.iggle was iiHleavorlng to fight everyone .he met on Third avenue at I o'clock this morning. " 1 hud tut finished my Christmas cel ebration, and was only a little drunk when" The rest of her remarks were shut off with a sentence of four months on tbe Island. The police say that eaeh time the woman la arrested .he tear, a hand ful of hair from her head nnl display, it as an exhibit of poliee brutality. Pictorial It.vlcw of th. Vear In I r ft lour cag.i ol r.rtooa. la aut UL Sunday'. World. I PAOBS. LETTERS. Thit cntumn It fnr the benefit of firrjbmly vhA ktt a eomrrfrtrft fe mtikf, a fTSfMMI to rrntitnte, information tn 0t n ow-nfion to ere or a iihV mi v h itrknnu Mar, fin I irso ran pi1 the MM , m o Urn thou 10) uorrfi. 1mj tettei cannot be ' fjfffftfttt Aftrr Mr. Hilton's Scalp. To tfce Klltor I l real the lettr of 1 c HttSBfl IS The Even Inn Mf-rll', of the 2th ltt Inllgnetton What dofa lie propite to dS !ih the tSOUSSSSJ of hom-leatj omn who hut for iht ork ihey (.o j oill4 be deftrnrlent en charity DOtl he fupro" SSf trtellient omm t S"tnit IS nop orllnn ! f-r her livelihood when hr le pfrfntl ble to 1 urn a r.imforttbl IMnR end he ome a niuper? Will he no lews In hi onn porket ind p-nrlfle a ' pi ire 'or her HUSl to watt hf bre.ni and Inl'tn- try nimminil' All women nnnot merry. Thoee that lo rrufit oftea he eelf aupportlns for yeara , hefore ihey matry. Anl any eelf-re-pertlne, o man mill nrk her flngera to the trne hetore ahe j a ill aJmi'ly marry for a eupport. ch hen higher thotiRhte than that. Thle la a free roun'ry for i 'i-e ri tin veil aa men, anl If an Intelligent. Merited oman wanta to work for a lldB m- , Stead of tirinj rlependent on relative, fhe ahoulfl j he allowed '.o do ao. Illleon and hh Ilk woud he ttn flrat to howl nnd phk If they had to help ' take are of the women who are nw erntng iui trleptn1en' llvlns Teople with Btti h rontemptl- ble eentlmenla are atwaa narrow anl etlnjty and mena. If Hllaon were to 4le and leave hla wo- I mankind unprovided for. would he want them to j become p-ihllr paupera and they ahle tn rum a derent and comfortable living all the while" The women who go forrh dally to earn their I bread ai e worthy nf all honor, and Hllaon might he prrud to know them , They are vaatly hla auperlora, and tould broaden hla little mini. A HOMtLVM wnrtKiNGwoMAN Home Purity Rules. To the Kdltor Your correapondejit la welcome to the "Rofll rurlty" rnlea for huehandi. and urged to give them a proper trial. Work that ran be don at home ahotild he pro Ided. SUCfe knitting h riArhine, addrepalnir rnnlope. copying. c Th" mien are 1. Prompt obedience at all tlmea. 2 Hard work at drill or ottWwlae ten houra dallr j ". Polltenea and attention at all time 4 flllenre while on duty. S. Any Infraction of th" rulea will he punlehed bv a aerere breeching and from one to ten day added to tbe time to he aerved, Plfclpllne: S A II Rlae. bath, prepare for duty. 6 30 A. M Kaere'ee or drill u or dered. 8 A. M . Hreahfaet. OCT duty one hour. A. M - Toe line, atand erect, fold arma arid mark time. 12 M Dinner, tiff duty one hour 1 P M -Toe ifne. atand erect, fold arma and mark time, or any drill ordered P. M Tea. Off dttt for day. 9 P. M riath Bed. Th whip to be used la only for the purpoee of enforcing the rule, and an an Isesetltf while at drill H ahould be made to atlng and eman but not SrulRfl or cut the akin Ke tea. coffee tr tobacco In .inv form allowed. The ' regular meat, con atant exerclae and aeclualnn from temptation will anon drive all the liquor out, and no one vet haa ever glrcn reaaon to believe that he Aeeded a second leaaoa. Mra. A. W. Y., 118 W. H. P S. A Stenographer's $15 a Week. J rzL i. -. . fX - 'N i T r- &- The Climate of Cuba. To ih Editor: In BJUJW., to a queatlnn .bout th. rllma. of Cuba I Kith to My: From July 1 until Pee. 27 of lfrj I a. treated by alsbt different doctor In the t'nltei Stntet and slven up to die. From Sept. 1 to Sept. 20 lived on a apoonful of whiskey and two tpoonfula of eg beat together every two houra Frt-m Sept. 20 to Dee. 27 the only thing ( put In n . mouth waa malted milk. I left New New Vork Jan. 1. ISflS. for Cuba, after being told by the best doctor. In New Vork that I would die If I came here. When 1 arrived In Cuba and left th. ablp I cojll hardly walk 1 waa ao weal;. I weighed only 94 poundt After being here one month I commenced to gain, and went bark to New York April 6. IUI, and weighed n.t pounds. I had never weighed over 12K pound, before tn my life. I left New York Nov. 15 for uba to apond the Winter in Havana. Iter, tn Havana I wore a linen tult and a r-anama hat all laat Win ter, and to-day no doubt, while you tn New York ere wearing overcoats, we are tn our ahirt tleeve. nnd enjoying the climate of Cuba. 1 hope to go back about April 1 weighing 150 pounda. 1 now v.iRh 111 paundt. C. F. PUaKBM, Havana. Cuba. Live to Marry," Not Marry to Live. To the Editor: It teema that the daya of aentlraent are over, to Judge by the emphatic dlaapproval of tbe majority of your reader, of "marriage on It . week." I think that amount la more than mtflrlenl Ona ahould live In order to marry, not marry In order to live. Married folka who are deeply In love with one another need not go to tbe theatre, wear atvllsh clothe., or eat oftener than onca a day. lllogcnea amuaod himself In hla tub, and hlatori ant pro--talm him the happleat man of hla day., and, to be ture. he did not tpend one half of 18 p. I, time enough lo become extravagant when man and wife get tired of each other, for tbe wcrld toiea a lovef and will keep them from alarvlng. Aa to doctor!' blllt and babtea. why, what lovera ever bothered their head, about ru h irlflra? Sufficient untu the day la the evil thereof. ADOLPHUa. Never Wanta a Night Off. To th. Editor: I have ..rt;s.l with pIctMire Mra. D. Ranka'a letter, nnd I Individually crv much approve of her tcntlmenla expressed thc-eln. I am pleated t tay that I have been married for over alxteen leara and I have never tt been s-lflab enough to monopolize an evening to mv.elf, as I Sod BiifEclent solace and pleasure In the company of my charming wife end family. It la to be deeply regretted that so many married men neg lect the comfort! of th. ir horn., and the i-ourteay du. to their wives. JOHN I (iltAHAM. 41 Collect place. Smile When You Salutr. To tfce Kdltor: Miggt. t'lynn't" Idea meet, with my entlr. approval, and tvciy lady will undoubtedly coin cide with that view of tht question It la ao Ilka a daab of i old water In the fact, to be ao tx iremely politely saluted by a mala friend or ac quaintance, who remain, with unrovtrtt bead for Hvaral aeco.da bui all! not allow ona little .mile 'a rttit hi. .yea or lip.. A smiling aalu'.r. with Iht fct: almply tonrhe.l by th. hen l ta more to be dealred than Ihe bar!., of . noble head, aad a partial Incll.ailoo of t.e body. 'A amtlt. a amtle, . fortune for a aanll.t" PRANCZ8. U D.. Nyack. N. T. 4 Influence of Picture. A room with pictures In it and a room I without differ by nearly as much s, a , room without windows, for pictures are a loop-hole of escape to the soul, leading It to other rcenes and other sphere., as , It were, through the frame of an exqui site picture where the fancy may for a moment revel refreshed and delighted. , They are a relief to the Jaded minds; they nre windows to the Imprisoned thought; they are books; they are hi : tnrl?s ond sermon., which we can rend w.thout the trouble of turnlns over the leaves. Chnrmlng. This la a charming little giwn In Ivory sstln. with a full short chemisette of i sole de C'nlne, drawn in with rows of sliver thread; a soft, creain-colorcd lace formri the epaulets, and the deep flounce of the sanse round the plain skirt Is headed with a sliver cord. Sponge Cream. One-half pint of sponge crumbs, one pint of milk, Juice and rind of half a lemon, volk of two eggs, one-half cup ful of sugar. Cook together. Soak crumbs In milk a few moments. Fanciful Coiffures. The chief coiffure of Paris may be pre sumed to be the chief coiffeur of the world; therefore, what that clever per son. M. Lentherlc, says about a woman's hair will be of great Interest to most women who want to be as lovely as na ture permits. In the first place, Len therlc condemns the use of false hair. "It Is hot," he says, "it is uncomfortable; It Is not pretty." Nor does he approve of dyeing the hair, though some halr dressers contend that dye is the only thing that Improves the growth of the locks. V'hen undertaking to "dress a head," Lentheric takes all the hair In his hand and draws It up to the top of the head that he may study the shape of the skull: then he looks in the zlass and l.ic "nim, iim ,i us i.Min- ill oil' ..Itiaa WIl'-l watchea his subject's expression, and then he begins his work. He declares that It Is rare to tlnd a woman whose Lead and face are well formed enough to bear the Greek style of hair arrange ment. M. lentherlc, by the way, dressed the heads of all the historical figures In the French exhibit at Chicago. Rice Custard. Soak one-half cupful of cooked rice in one Dint of hot milk until grains are distinct; the beaten yolks of two eggs, one-quarter cupful of sugar. Cook like boiled custard; beat In the stiff whites, or pour in a dish, and when cool cover with meringue (two whites) and brown. Serve cold. Wise or Pretty. Sir James Crlchton Browne has been talking about the brains of men and women again. "All available evidence points to the conclusion that the mule brain exceeds the female brain In weight in this coun try to an even greater degree than has hitherto been believed, and I contend that the smaller size of the female brain Is a sexual distinction, and not to be ac counted for on the grounds of environ ment, education or habits of life." He then goes on to point out that the brain of unfortunate woman Is not only smaller than that of fortunate man, but different In shape-the difference being entirely to the advantage of man, of course. Then he chows that the woman's brain has not so many convolutions In proportion to Its size, nor ao much gray matter, and that even In the matter of blood supply the brain of man Is far superior to that of woman. "What woman gains Intellectually by the higher education now In vogue." say he, "she will lose In beauty and grace, and often in health, too. It looks to me like straining her 'acuities against nature." And with that horrid threat of ugli ness, Sir James Crlchton llrowne leave modern woman to her fate. A. P.'s. Ten ounces of pulverized sunnr, one half pound of butter, thirleen ounces of flour and two eggs. Rub the butter and sugar to a cream, beat the eggs thor oughly and to It then add the flour gradually and mix. Roll out very thin, cut with a round cutter that has a fluted edge and bake on tin baking sheets In a quick oven. lrled currants can be added to one-half the dough, mak ing a pleasing variety. spniii.li tilrlhood. The fact thnt the Spanish woman en Joys no social freedom until she mar ries or attains lu r majority has given rise to the supposition, among those who know thim only through t;ia fantastic tales of ti. scrupulous travellers, that In Spain women live subject to the mest ab solute of tynmnica, and that thoy are the vicdms of the brutal stiiisli....- of man. Nothing can be further from the truth or more calimmous. The Sp.tmsh woman, yielding cheerfully and willingly tha obedience of paternal authority enjoined by religion, receives, with the nuptial benediction, the liberty to go ab.iut alone and to guard unaided the no. id name and respect with which In childhood and youth she had seen herself surrounded. But let It not therefore be Imagined that the Spanish girl leads the life of a recluse, subject to monastic rules. So far from this being the case, perhap. there a ,,. .. , .. Is no other woman In the world who tn. Joys herself more whlie she Is unmatC rted, who Is a greater coquette, or who tyrannizes mare completely over her suitors, and when long dresses give her the light to present herself In society a period of amusements and diversions begins for het which terminates without regret on tne part of the good wife a aoon as the duties of maternity come to fill her life and to completely occupy both her thoughts and her time. A Point About Poultry. Here Is a point to bear In mind when purchasing poultry: Select that which I "dry picked." Poultry that Is scalded bofore being picked lose much of It, flavor and will not keep so well. It may be recognised by the skin, which will b. smooth and drawn rather tight over th. flesh. The fowl will have a plump ap. pnrance hecaasj of the contraction of the skin by the heat. Sea IiHth nt Home. The luxury of a hot sea-water bth can be substituted by the use in the home bath-tub of a preparation of sea salt la the water. Rock or dairy salt cannot be used In tne place of this, aa the genuine article dissolves Itself readily and form a brine that is as near that found In the ocean as possible. Soelety women cannot extol too highly the excellences of th Turkish and Russian bath as beautlflera. They open the pores, and apparently cleanse one body and soul. As the fogs of Great Britain are beneficial to the skin, so are ihe hot-air chambers and steam treatment of these well-known thermal lavatorial. Do not hf.the too long, and rub vigor ously. A warm-bath at night and a coll ore In the morning are the beat sort of tonics, and if you have not tried them you will be astonished at the rate of Improvement In your complexion, and th. benefit to your general healtn that you will derive therefrom. I.clikiitlion. These are from a German recipe, and should be made antt packed away In stone Jars at least a week before using. They are a very delectable dainty. On. pound of pulverized sugar, one pound of flour, c.n-quartcr pound of almond. ' blanched and sliced, one-quarter pound of citron, sliced fine, four eggs, two Ounce of ground cinnamon, a pinch of ground cloves. Beat the eggs and sugar together very light, then gradually add the flour, to which has been added th. spices, then the nlmonds and citron. Roll out to one-quarter of an Inch, cut with round cutters and baks In a moder ate, not slow, oven. Comfortable Dressing Sacks. Dressing sack'i for comfort to be worn only in the boudoir are made of fin. flannel In delicate tints of blue and pink, striped with Ine lines In white. I saw one of these dainty neg.lgees In blue and white, which was made with a tight-fitting hack and loose front, made to b. I belted by a ribbon. The cape sleeves of the flannel fo.l over pretty under ona of white cashmere. A white ca.hmers rover under an upper one of flannel gav. the Impression of a modish cape to the corsage. From Sninll Beginning. Sister Marie Augustine, founder of the Little Sisters of the Poor, lately died in France. She was born In 1830, at Saint Soi vim, and was known In the world by th? name of Mario Jamet. In early life she manifested great interest In religious affairs, and was noted for her care of the poor. In connection with Vltglnle Tre-lamel and Jeanne Jon gan, she foundetl the charitable order In the year 1840, when she was bat twenty years old. The first convent of the order and the first home for old people were established by Marie Augus tine In her native town, and th. next in the city of Rcnnes, in 1SW. From that time on homes were established all over the world, and they now rr.unber a total of 266, and shelter more than 40,000 old men and women. It Is said that 120.000 aged and indigent people have died In the care of the Little Sisters, who pro vided for them th j ahelter In their de clining years which they could not fur nish for themselves. Kvening Dress. French tnffetn; the skirt 1 trltnm with rouleaux of crepe; the bodice haa a lace oasqu end sleeves, and 1 ere trimmed. Nineteen yards of material. Simple Salve. One pint of buttermilk In which a well-beaten egg Is stirred will break UP any fever in halt nn hour, If not of too long staii'iln,'. A poultice mitiic of Indian meal, cov ered with Voting II jam tea, moistened with hot water and ln'd on a burn will relieve tbe pain In five minutes. Titers - nothing like hot water and the rubber bondage for a sprain. Th hot water soothes lacerated ligament,; the bandage prevents rwelllng. Liniments are worse than usel, For a bail cou-.h it tablespoonful flaxseed ten ur fifteen minutes In a P"1' of water. Stia-n, add the Juice of a lemon, sweeten to taste and drink a few spoonful at a time every few alar utei. i