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Hoot il'.? TM! mi i:. I'lM-ntv t.lnpl -st. t?.?t ween Fifth t?i( Su??*-?? ?? Tli? B?r*niti|, at I - " Mir? Wartiet." Mtta Rttamaa. I nui Avtt. TiihAiKit. Tweiitv-foitrtli-st. and Fifth ini B??alB| it 8-' Ai Tub I.ile It." Mi?. iMvll ?MiMoaa. NMioNtt A. \i.i MV ok Dun;*, cornel of Twenty 4oJ al aaal Koartb it? - Wnur Ktbiltitn.? af fa-alia?? ??a?fc?il,*?rw. Nu?. Yokk Cinrrs.? Tins Kveninj* at ? ?(?rand '''?(ii??? All Baa Alalallah TriiUDr nf liaJnuia Arat?. Bi|ua?triaBi?at N'lHLO'l (?Abi'iN. Tins Evening at 8.?"Little ?Vil," ib4 lb? " alarcbiuBeaa." Let? (?i runo Tukmki:.?Tins Evening at 8.?"Poor lluatBilr- J t Mnrtitaer. ?San Fkancimi? ?MixsTitRiJ?.?This Evening.?Mia ?wllaaeuBi Barfurnaar??. BOMn.vin.l Ai;r GtiiKKY. No. 83 Fifth-ave.? 1 la? 1??? aad kirnt? ?tibirniiwn ?f 'Tb? Nib? Buat" i'hk.Tamm4n \. Tin? KveningatS.?ThoHanloas. Tkknoh's I,vine llti.i.. Sixth-are. near Forty ?rit-a?.?Til? K?roiB| al ?.-l'aaeert fur lb? B*o?lt of tbe M?dieal Col Ira*? for W?raaa aa? ( bildre?. Wai.iack's Tiikatkk.?This Evening at 8.? lloras'' letMier Wtltrk. VvornVs Mtsi-i m. Hroadwar sn<? Thirtieth-tit,? ?Ttraa ?tall- rrwa ? a. ?. to If? p. m. Two dril??.'? ?irtwHS????? ?Sally. St I. " Nirbolat Nictlr??," ???I tl ?. " Tb? Vati??? l?raer." <f cfiruss ?folurs. (}. COLLAMUKE & Co. C??U?m to a.ikt ? ?i-weiilty of la? MKitmr.N Hkitannia Co.'s Silvkr-I^-tkd Goods. O. D?tAJuSO?M ?? Co., lapartaia ?f Fib? Caiaa aac] Olaaa. Na. Til Broadway, Oae daor ?b??i Water!?? piar?, Wr-w-Tcrk. <)il?a"i (oiriaoRB. TIbwrt H. Ilui i.i Sal?s in 1'aktition, by okdkh u* the Su raaavB Cooar.?Attaatioa ii callad ta tb? larra ?al? of PsorasTT la Brookly? ?al FUtbuib, beleiftaf U tb? iitit? nf Kliuboth Lidlow, ittturti, I? b? ?old it ?bcUo? by B. IL Ladlow k. Co., Tan I?at (Thai-???), al U ?'e'.oirlt, it tbl City Saltarooa, Pbetiit HuiM?d?, No. 1< Oiii-it, ?pamibi (TU Hall, Brookly?, ander tb? direction of J. L. LotTart?, ?*?,., r?fer*?t. "??? ?I lb? ?????tlwtittar'? ??<??, Wa, 3 Una-it._il^L O COUS U?PTIVE8.?WlLBOU'S COD LlVKR ..?a Lias ha? bow h??a befirr? Iba paMIe f?r ten year?, isd ba? . ily frowa lato faror and ?pprtx-iittoa. Tbia ?aaU tint It? lb? <???? ?? lb? pfeaaratioB ?11 of urxloubted and b)?b latrioaie Taiua. Tb? ?nalioa oflh? Pbo?|ib?U or Ma? will pur? Coil I.l??r Oil, al pr? fued by l>r. WiLBOs, baa prodaead a biw pb??a i? lb? treatment o? 'oaiaapuoa aad all dl???ie? of tb? Laa(t. Tbl? artirl? c*a ba taken by tb? atMl ??lirai, laealid wllbr.at creatn.( tbe iliaroitinr ninie? wblt-b ll ?nek a praaiaaat ohJeeltnB la tb? Cod Ltr?r Oil wbeo Ukra wiibont Mae. I bi? preparan.iB il preacrir-rd by tbe reralar faraTr, anil mid hr Ik? pri.prletnr, wbe!e?ile ind retail. A. B. Wilbob, Cteinut, No. llW ('??art-at.. Boatos, ??ti I.? dru^iiata i?n?r?!lr. An RtTitntiiwr I?kmkdt.?" Brown's Bmo-icaili Taocaai" an wllel? knows u ?a fitibliibrd reraeJy for (.'oaf mi, Cold?, Broncb.tU. Huar.eueai, ?od otber trouble? of tbe Tbroit ?ad Laan. Tb?tr |t*?xl repoUtion aad eiientii? aie bai brought ont ialtattaat?, r*pre?ent?d to be tb? lata?. Obtain only " llaaw.t'i lino? cstaa Taooawa." A.?Kh il11 ATI s if Legally Warranted Cured ?r ?Htf r?fa?d?ii. Dr. Imtti lire?! Vegetal.?? Kb??n?ti? Kin, Ir : Ul?? lawartU/. BafarsBcaa, 17.717 ?urta. Principal drp.il. No. 7im Ilraadway. W11 KBlrr ?tV Wilson's Sewing Machines for ul?, ????til? la inau!!u?*uta without ?lira cbar??. A aa to lbt by lb? ?aaalk. Bi?dw?, ?ad TweatT-tuib-il._ J. 'I Km? ' At WiixiAM Everdell's Sons 104 FtUtoo. WiaMlsf Cn-Ji, BaU Ttckt-u, Rr?, kc Superior work ?t low R?Ubll?k?d 11 !$. ?t., W?d ___-__' If you liave Cold, Catarrh, Kheoraatis?i, ?kc, ?>r if yw? daalre to ?nja? ? re?! luiury, try tbe Ktuiii Varoa Bathi at Rt Raal Kt-arta ?t., ?ear Brotl???^_ At Wm. Kverhki.l's Sons, 104 Fulton-st. We?B_ (?arttl, Ball Ticket?, Proarauimra. klo?t ele(?sl in tbe ?4ty. BtTUblUbed 1813?._ WlSTAU's J.AI.SAM OK Will) ClIKKHY.- 1 he traetStoB Milled. W.btar i iliuii o? Wn i> (nikiii u t/it reusti? for C?a|_ aad Calda._ At3. Everdell's. :>ir? B'way.?Wedding, Visit t?f, R Ball C?rd? l'un t m?? font order? la-fire ?eeiDn the I.'war ?ti Ira. PREI'AKB FOR WiNTKH. ? I'aTKVT WEATHER Bratrtv_ Rubbbcs Bko?, M Fnlton il N. Y. AKTIF1C1 L TIES?I'ALMKR Limbr. 171 Braadaar, N. T. : 1 I l'betln?l ?l. Pail?. : II lireeo it.. Boitna TERMS OF THE TRIBUNE. Paii.t Tkibunb. Mail Subscribers, $10 per annum Hrmi-Wkkri.y Tkiiu'nk, Mail Siibscrihsrh.. fl per an. Wr?ki.v 'lKini'NR. Mail Subscriber?, $2 per ai.uuin. Adrertiaing Kate?. Dai?.I Tbibtmr. Vrc., 30?-.. ioc., rV>o.. and $1 p?t line. Hrmi-Wkkklt Tkihunr. 25 and 50 cents per lino. NVrrrlt T&IBUNR. $2. $3. aud $5 per line. According to position iu the paper. Terma, oaah in advance. Address. Thb TRiRt'NK. Now-York. 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Brown has opened an office at No. M West Thlrtjr-aecondst., Junction of Broadway snd Bixth Bva., where adrertlaemenu for Tub Tribl.ib will be i*eoelved np to 7| in the evening. _^TaURSDAY. K0VEMBER 11, 196?. Oo-a hundred and seventy-eight vote? In the Cortea are Bow counted upon for the Duke of Oonoa. ? ? In a de? bata ob Cuban affair?. Mm later Becerra declared thst the lnaua*n4)tion waadimlnUhlng. ?=-r= A letter from Oen. Dalos warns the Regency agslnat the Montpensler party. ???=. i The Moderado?, who fled to Lisboa??are making _>i?i>arBt!on? for a risinar- ===== Another Rochefirt de nartiatrstlon ba? occurred In Paria, but the city la quiet. aa_aaj Th?s IiiiU Central Amnesty Commit tea recommend ubstioenca from ?molting to lessen the Kugliah revenues nnd ?sve money for agitation. - --- Havana telegrama report ths death of Gen. Tsmsco In s bstile near Ksmon. The Spanish merchsnts have offered to send 10,000 more troops to Cubs. Major Gen. John E Wool died In Troy yesterday, aged as. ?_a a The obsequie? of Rear-Admlml Stewart, In Philadelphia, were very Imposing ?=--? Two polioa offl oasrs in Buffalo reoeived pistol wounds while arreatlng a noted burglar, i .. A widow la Baltimore has been awarded 117,000 'lsma+res agslnat the Northern Central BaUroad for causing the destb of her husband, awstwa A powder-mill blew up at Westfleld, Mass., fatally lnjating one of the wort men. bbbb-i The award of premiums at the Buffalo International Exhibition will be publiahed to-day, Tbe Vanderbilt bronze ?tatue waa nnvailad yeaterday before a larga gathering. The Stock Exchange had a burlesque of tna ccremonlea. ?aa?? Thus far thla year .30,0M immlgTBnta bave landed at New-York..- There were 71 Are? in thi? city In October, loss, t3M>,000. i-r--^? Hiahor? Potter bss laid tbe oornsr ?tons of a new Epis Sopal Cbaroh at Clifton, Btstsn Island. ?asR? In th? con? test before the Supreme Court for the of?ces of ?Commis? sioners for t?s Widaalng of Broadway, Judge CarJozo re aerrea hia decision. ----- The New-York Sportsmen'? Club calls attention lo tbe constant violation of the Game Law?. - The worklngmen wlah the Government to apply the Kight-IIonr law to tba new Po?t Office. ? Gold, mi. mi. m|. .- Temperature. U\ a-*, ii , 4(/\ ,_. ,J District-Attorney Morris of Brooklyn seems to be very much in earnest in Lis endeavors to expos* the shameless election frauds prac? ticed at the recent election in that city, and to visit apon the perpetrators the punishment they ?o richly ment. We therefore pre? mune that the County Canvassers wilt be foiled in their little game of counting out Mr. Anthony Walters, the Republican candidate for Sheriff, stud foisting into the office Mr. Cunningham, the ?ntndidate of the King, who was beaten by ,*irii(thingmoie.than 1,200 majority.- Mr. Morris au-RijrUi thut tho frauds are perfectly astounding iu -xtont and audacity. a-Xiocg other tiling?.; he avers that ho has already ovMe?oee thai two or three candidate? who were duly elected to the AiRWimbly have been counted out by the Canvassers. Wo trust that he will follow up tho rascals to tho end, and nut weary i? well? doing. _ The proposition of the Irish Amnesty Com? mittee that all Irishmen shall step the use of toliaeco in order to save money for agitation and deprive England of revenue, argues a possible abstinence which, among a poor people, would bo extremely trying Indeed. All the pipes in Ireland would be in mourning, and most Irishmen would be sufferers. Worse than that, without smoke we fear there would be no agitation, and roform with empty pipes is not to bo thought of. The declination of the United States Circuit Judgeship in Louisiana, by Thomas J. Durant, is a matter for serious regret. Mr. Du? rant has long held n position second to that of no lawyer at tho bar of Louisiana, and his knowledge of the Civil Law would have made his appointmont to that po? sition a specially fit one. Here, as elsewhere, the misfortune of our Government is, that tho men preeminently qualified for the ofliccs aro the men who refuse to accept thorn. The Mexicans of Colima have most charm? ingly entertained our wandering ex-Premier, if we may judge from his remark upon a ball scene prepared in his honor: " It is a "tropical forest with an oriental illumi " nation." In connection with this descriptive sentence the graphic continued account of Mr. .Seward's experiences, elsewhere given, is in? teresting. But most especially have wo to commend the eminent statesman's enunciation of the American principio na npplicnblc to all the Kepublics on the continent. To us, his opinions, however vigorously stated, are not new ; to Mexicans they must be reassuring. It seems equally easy for tho Eoflllh Gov? ernment to deny to Irishmen the release of a few prisoner?, and to make a peremptory de? mand upon tho Lilieiians for what in justico they ought not to yield. The ease of the bit? tet is simple. The Mauna and (?allinas coun? tries have been recognized in British maps and by British officials a* belonging to the Lilieiians, but the native prince of those regions having re? volted in the interest of the Sierra I.cnnc, pnui^'V'leis, the Liberian (Joveinmeiit found it necessary to overawe the rebel and Mitt a schooner and some other property dedi? cated to the business ol BjBJllfglilg Here? upon the English iiiithoriti? ?.*. of Surra Leone have founded a claim for dam?aires, and, by direction of Lord Clarendon, arbitrai ily enforced it. This has been done notwith htantliiij,' several points of what stems to us righteous objection. In the lirst place, the country miffled in belonged to Liberia; in the second, the property seized belonged to pmtiffglers. As related to us, the case appears to bo altogether with the Libcnatis, and the tone of the demand made upon them by Gov. Kendall seems to have been adapted to a people, weaker and darker than the l.nglish. We trust that the matter may l?e 1'niiml worthy of imjttiry. WMAT IS TRUTHt If we were required to account for the con ilicting opinions, creeds, convictions, prejudices, antipathies, which divide mankind ami array them in hostilo camps, we should attribute these deplorable antagonisms to this above all other causes?the looseness and inaccuracy of statement to which disputants are too generally addicted. They do not quote fully nnd fairly the positions they profess to controvert, but substitute therefor something else which it suits them to consider a substantial equiva? lent. Thus 'Tlie World, professing to iinswcr our "Second Letter to a Politician," says: " Mr. (?reeley ? ? ? tiudftrtakcBtowt forth tlieirrent advantage and lndl?i>cii?itbl'< necessity of a law for tin? registration of vot?-r?. 11s assert* (or nitbi?r imimlri it u? something little ?hurt of s rrlinei that neither Mr. Til den liiiiiaolf, (.ov. Seymour, nor an) j?t<?tninent Damiwrat lu the Stute, ba? ever ailvix uted a ht-gialrutioii law." Our readers know how untrue this is?know that we expressly and clearly arraigned Tilden & Co., not for neglecting to obey the con*.ti tutional provision we cited in our way, but for not seeking to obey it in any way. We believe a prior registration of voters, with reasonable time thereafter for bciutiny and investigation before the polls open, indispen sable; but we find no fault with those who honestly seek the confessedly desirable end by other means than those which commend them relves to our approval. What wo asked Mr. Tilden was essentially this: Mr. Tilden, by the Constitution which you aided to frame and adopt, nnd which you have just voted to perpetuate, you have very prop? erly prescribed that AKT. IL, fa. " Um thull !><> niHile ftir aai-i-rtalninir liy 1>n?p?-r iir.iof? tin? t-ifizen? who hli?!l be entitled to tlie tight ofHuffrag?? hereby establir-lieii." Now, Sir, where, when, how, have your party obeyed, or sought to oliey, that most important requirementt "What answerI* Can The World do no better than misstute and pervert our inquiry 7 If not, why not be wise enough to take refuge in silence T 77i? World proceeds to make assertions of the inutility and inefficacy of Kegistration which are entirely wide of the mark. We take God to witness that we have steadfastly, pereistently, done the best we could to secure to every legal voter his Kight of Suffrage?a right which the facility of polling illegal votes tends directly and palpably to subvert and destroy. If thero is a better way than ours, let it be proposed and adopted. Wo arraign Tilden ?S? Co., not that they have preferred to ours another mode of obeying their own constitutional requirement, but that they have not sought to give effect to it in any manner whatever. Says The World : " If Mr. Orfveley'? lettsr prove? anything, It proves that the Republican registry law is uo ubstructiuu to legal Toting.* ??Does it 1 Why not let your readers ?tt what it proved on this head T Here it is : " There were regtstet-sd here for our 1st? election 113,m Dames?every one of them on the personal apiiiu-aiioii uf the claimant of a right to vote. Ob election day, but 116,71? rotea were polled for Htt-cretary of ?it*te and lie,CM for Comptroller. Add 118 for ?eatterlng, and ?ay that 117,(700 voted lo all, there were ?till over Twenty nx Thou tand names on the regietriet on \rkich no one attempted to vota? l'on do not need to !>?? told what tbla mean?. There were not a thousand in al) w_o reglan-red In Octo? ber yet nri-lect4*l or were unable to voir \?n tb? 3d uf November. Ths remaining Twenty-fiTS. Thousand names were placed on tbe regtatrlea at the liistanoe of ' rspeat M?,'who, Unding or bearing that they -stir? * ?potted,' did not venture to vote, or, if they did venture, were ex? posed aad driven off or arreatod. To this extent, then, rem?Usti?n, Imperfect aa it baa proved, did prevent the polling of fraudulent vot?**." ?Now you are not in fault that you failed to answer this, for you could not ; hut what right had you to deceivo your readers with a belief that it did? not exist? The World says that our ligures " ?bow that thsre is raatly mora illegal Toting ander tb? registry law than t&ere waa boforu it was enacted." ?Do they 1 If so, do not statistics show that there is committed hore more forgery, inoro counterfeiting, more swindling generally, than there was before the laws which denounce and punish thofce crimes were enacted T If the in J.reubC Ql CJiiao antuet? that tho laws again?*. crime should be repealed, we should eoon have our criaiinal code utterly nboUftliexl. The World proceods to account for tho ex? istence of a fact which ia a falsehood ___ fol? lows : " Prrtiftt?? It would not be very difficult to explain wbj lllf-srsl Vtitinir I? e_slsr ?n?i less obstruct*?*- under llis Krjr ls.r_.ll-0 law than 11 was under the old syitem o? cbsi leiiire. si the M?a I? ? man ran gM hi? WM "i?? tue rstrlster. he votssasi s ruatUir of cour_e? nobodv tlunilng it worth while t? eonlest his rlirht sft.r ho has p?*?ed the ordeal of a Hoard of UeKislration." ?All tins in open defiance of the fact con? cealed by The World that over Tweniy-siz Thousand name? were registered hero last month on which no person was enabled to voto. Can a disputant bo honest who thus conceals and defies tho officially recorded truth t Kegietration in no manner precludes chal? lenging at the polls, nor is it true that no one thinks proper to contest tho right to vote of ono who has registered. Registration is a pub? lic notioo that such and such persons, who pro? fess to live at such and such numbers, claim to bo legal voters. Instead of precluding further inquiry, it invites by facilitating it. If Ten Thousand are registered in a Ward which con? tains but Five or Six Thousand legal voters, here is public notico that gigantic frautl is medi? tated, and at what polls it is to ho attempted. With four days between the close of regis? tration and tho opening of the polls?still better, with six days?wo could have reduced the fraud? ulent vote cast in this City last week enough to give Franz Big*] the certiorate of election which tho lega] rotan awarded, hut which tho bogus voters and fraudulent canvassers have denied him. ?Hut wa demand the Previous Question. What irr deem best, or what we would have done, is of no present importance. We did not help make tho Constitution which now requires that " laws shall bo made, for nscer " tainiog by proper proofs tho citizens who "shall l>o entitled to tho Bight of Suffrage." Mr. Tilden did that; and tho duty of obeying it has passed over to his side. He is a lawyer, and knows that assertion is not proof?that a mere claim does not establish I right? If ? sim? ple offer to swear himself a voter was deemed Miliii'ieiit, no mich provision as that above quoted was needed or should have found a placo in tin? Constitution. Hut thereII stands; and Mr. Tilden, win? aided to placo it there, is at tho bead of the party which is DOW re? quited to obej it. Thus far, they have criti? cised, anil caviled, and calumniated ; now the? must net. And, if they have a particle of faith in the logk paraded by 'The World, they will repeal not only tho act which ii?iuir?s a Kegis tration of Voters, but that also which reijuir? . | Regie,ration of Deeda. !'>ut repealing met?, no matter how far cariied, will not fulfill their responsibility. The Constitution requires, not that laws shall 1m? repealed, but that law. shall Ix- " made." How will ?on fleal with that T THE BIOJEJ 01 VdLLAIiDlGBAM. We have never been an Intemperate admirer of Mi. V_d_eadighnm? Indeed, if we bad wanted for purposes of exhibition a politician in whom every objectionable quality appeared in its higheat state of development, ??? should have "(.one fot" that gentleman without tho slightest reference to expense, ami should <b fi antly have challenged the anlvatac t<> aateli him. The patient and unwearied fatuity .wth which he has lumped his bead against itoae walls for the last seven or eight years, ami the clicei fulness which he has maintained through? out that dfipTCHlng iiei? i.-e, have something heroic in them; and thry lift him ho much aliove the level of onlinary traitors as to . n title him t<> curious and ..ciiiitiiic attention? Until recently there seemed every reason to apprehend thai bewoold oecnpj tho remainder of the cetituiy in this fruitless com ut_ive pro? ceeding?that h<? would continue to bump his not YC17 wite head ngntmt roiynolid obetaelee. a spectacle of pity to the gods and of wonder to mankind. lti?t he seems inclined to with? draw that globoee end eore-jr-coottised oigan from further employment of the ..?<!. At leant) be has written a letter winch pemiti ns to tadnlge that untuip.itir>ti. In it ho says that he has been almost entirely withdrawn from politics for tho past year; that in his opinion the Qneat-Ona ol to dnj will not be the questions of loHj that tho position of lending men will be by that time greatly changed; that if the Democratic party is betten (ho re? fers to the eleetton which has taken place), it doesn't -.i^iiify, inasmuch ns seven successive years of that penitential experienco have made them used to It; but if it ?.hoijld win! How? ever, as it ditl n't win, wo may omit mention of the eooioojoe_-oee whleh Mr. VaUandigham thought WOtdd result liom that event. The letter altogether signifies that tho writer is tired of letting empty buckets into rmply wells ami drawing mulling up, and that, as he has not found heneen u paying business, he is going into liquidation. Jt i. Well] a back seat ami a little pauso of bile.nee will do him a world of good. We aro not in the councils of his party, hut we think it can spare him. He has been the bee Inita bonnet?the Hy in it?, honey pot, tho bull in its china-shop, the donkey amid its cabbages. We would celebrate him through other zoological and entomological symbols, if WO could think of any which were appropriate. Those wo have employ .<! only foebly shadow forth tho Iiuisanco ho has been to his people-. If wo were of then; wc should try to get up a general jubilee to celebrate his retirement from activo political life. Ho is reputed to possess brains, though it is apparent that his purposes of evil were but feebly supplemented ?by his ca? pacities. All that ho has dono has been to lead his party in the State to defeat time after time and to imposo upon its national creod a few odious dogmas, which of themselves are su.ll < ient to account for its repeated overthrow. Provincial constituencies are apt to accord first class honors to second-class capacities, and it ia possible that they may have done so in the caso of Mr. Vollandinghara. If we could discern in his letter distinct evi? dences of peuitence, even a single orotund and articulate ptccavi, we should shrive the man ut once, and send him some rudimentary treatise setting forth tho duty of a citizen to the State. A diligent perusal of gomo manual of tho sort might in .time make a patriot of him, in which case wo should gladly welcome biro to the Republican ranks, and would, bo far us wo could, consign to oblivion that page of his history upon which it is little likely that he will ever look back with pride. Hut wo have no distinct evidence that Ephraim is not ?till wedded to his idols. If he is, it is mat? ter of general felicitation that he has gouo into the wilderness to worship them. We have heard nothing for over half a year about the "Alabama claims." Mr. Motley has taken no new steps in regard to them, eo far as is known ; and the press, both in England and America, lias ceased to discuss them. While we are glod to bo relieved from the janglo and the noise, and tho anger and ro crimination, wo have reason to believe that tho Administration bus not by any means lost sight of tho question, or of tho necessity for its set tlcmoot, It will take sotuo timo to maturo tho ! plans art! bring them to a consummation ; hot thero Is at least a probability that, before tin? close of President Grunt's term, tho Alabama claims will bo settled iu a way satisfactory to tho American people. A I'ABK POE BOSTON. A joint special committee of the Boston Common Council has recently been subjected to a " hearing" on a proposed public park for tho inhabitants of Eastern Mi-__acliusott_. At this audience prominent citizens unfolded the futuro of tho metropolis of New-England with a magnificent precision never surpassed even by tho inhabitants of Chicago. M. George B. Upton believed that tho population of tho city would continuo to increaso iu tho eamo ratio that it had done for the last fifty years, and that they might expect to aco thero within a 1 century a city of 2,000,000 inhabitants. Mr. Edward Crane "followed with a statement of " the growth of Boston. Her population had "doubled onco in twenty years during tho " present century. At tho samo relative rato "there would bo within her present limita in "1890 a population of 000,000 souls. And "should this progressive increase continuo "thero would bo within a century 4.800,000 "people within her borders. It might provoke "a smile, but ho asserted that it was certain$ "and as simplo as the rule of three." In re? ply to a gentleman who asked if a certain locality near tho Mount Hopo Cemetery was not peculiarly exposed to tho east wind, Mr. Crano replied that ho liked tho east wind, and thought it was ono of tho great? est blessings Uostonians had. It niado active, nervous men. Mr. Eliztir Wright then pit ?tented a printed document, advocating the purchase of no less than 4,000 acres of land surrounding " ChoOM Rock," and lying between tho beautiful and sequestered Spot Pond anil the Mystic Hiver?a tract of " more than six "square miles of beauty, in spito of the worst "the ruthless wood-choppers havo been able, "to do." To get to this sequestered Spot Mr. Wright proposed that the city should build "ten miles or so" of double-track railway, Mooting Spot Pond on a viaduct, which ho parenthetically remarked would cost "aniil " lion dollars or two." Tho railroad, equipped to run thirty trains of ten cars eat h every day, Mr. Wright estimated would absorb $ .,CK)0,000. fifteen thousand p.i-sciigers at ten cents apiece would pay seven pet cent on this capital, re? imburse the Boiton and Maine rand for the use of its mam track and depot, :i1"' defray the running expans?e of tbe trains. MBnt let us "suppose," coat-MMI Mr. Wright in his grand way, " thai WO have only live, thou, ami per ?lay, "how long should we have to wait for tho other " ten thou, anil '/"' Wc advise, the Committee to have this question Settled by tho derision of Mr. Josiah Quincy before they recommend th?. Common Council to buy the land and con? tract for the roatl. Mr. C > ni my would undoubt? edly consider that UM four million eight hun? dred thousand souls inhabiting BootOO, not in? cluding tho immense populations of Choleen nuil Lynn, ought to fuinidi moie than 1...000 pISOmgBtS per diem, lie wouhl, we ?laro say, Insist OH a reduction <>i the fan to ono cent, and an increase, in the number of trains to ac? commodate half a million? What a future in than in store for BootOO if only her eili/ens are ?,?, i m enough to graep II ! a vi i. < FOE TBE ri i mi: The I ".it Men's organization, in fact the or gnnisntion Of any truly fat man, must perforce have claims upon our attention, not to say our wonder? it Is ? huge neaociatioo and its iu tlueiice ia wide-pread. Any measure which fat men combine to carry must have weight. Should they resolve to oimtim n preeeure npon publie affairs wo fear that common Interests will have to give way. CooaptraCJ With BUeh a body of mOU, bS it mercantile, or social or political, counts at the Mart upon an iinpiegnable back? ground of defense, and an overpowering invin? cibility of tempi rainent. Withal they aro a tno.t naefol body in the wideot sense of that word? The vciy wheels of piegrsss aro In tome manner oiled with the substances of them eomfoitnb-S men. In short, anything which they do in common ought to h.ivo tho interest of an event. Whether they sloop hko n happy heed or open tin ir eyes together, whether they laugh as it weic in n chorus, ami shako tbemeolves like no undivided tea, or whether five hundred of them feed like one, they mn-it be a delight i" g' neii.us imagin? ations. Now WO have mad. mon? than a tailor's allowance for tho extent and character of the Tut Movement ; but here at the eleventh boni conns somebody to scold us a. a libeler. "Good humor and fat reciprocally produco "each other," says this nnnooom n y ehampion? "and where there is none of the former tliero "can bo but little of the latter, and that nn ? healthy." Though the, 1 i-an ghosts Of Hood and Phssoll stare at us, shill WS havo tho heart to deny this one n_ooster virtus so dent to the heait of every fat man ? Think of I hem for a moment without it no better than with? ored gourds or collapsed balloons. "Was |va? " lite, ever the .phiiic(cr of fat nun's heaits?" Wo should think not. "Do they ever combino to run up tho pi ?co of provisional" Wo hope not. " ,lob m health was "fat," says our boratOT, "tor he mentions lean " ness among his ufili? lions." Bat WO-did not undertake to be the ad. orates ol emaciation. Wo might bnve ventured a sp?culai ion with n feronce to the seeming difficulty in many instances of Job's doctrine of the ic .uiicction in tho flesh; but wo lot that pass. *' l.y far " the fattest man I ever knew," pioceeds our ciitic, " wa?. the cotnteous and kind-he;.rtcd " I). H. L., a Member of Congress for several " years. In bulk he was equal to tinco ordinary " mortals, and, to his credit, his heart seemed " proportionally enlarged. Intellect in him was "as unclouded M in that lean trio, Alexander '"Stephens, Henry Clay, and John C. Cnl " houn." Hut was it not, not to put too fine a point on It, n rnther fat intellect T Wo ibould marvel to think what liros of intellectual rage and domestio affection would consumo the planet? if fat men's heaits and brains wore al? ways in proportion to their bodii?. Far bo it from our purpose to exalt skin und bone. Heaven knows it is no crime exactly to be fat. Moral men have dono it, preachers and the liko, publicbeuefactois at that. Portly men of a religious habit could hardly have sinned by neglect of penance in tho good old days; their fat was a stiflicient mortification? but we forbear. There is no law wo know against getting what is usually called full, and If u school were open to-morrow for the. train? ing of youth in tho way they should waddle, wo doubt not it would have in round nimben a great many pupils. Tho ehcruhs aro ?plump, and tho young loves are Wad diloves. There WottM Ricin to bo ? distinct and privileged pines In cr?ation fot good fat men and boys?a kind of 1'atlanil hero and hereafter, l.ven the plump must die, not always of apoplexy, wo hope?ami I '? c-__ider*U.ii brings to uiiud that " ,Liv Highly* "and grief which swell a man up so," place a truly fat man, like a truly good man, chief among tho mourners. J?tit there is that in a round countenance that smiles upon despair, liko corpulence on a monument. We think of fat, ruddy-cheeked meo, dying without trag? edy. Mortality quizzes them, chokes them with their own miith. They are killed by tho prosperity of tho flesh only, like Cupids smothered to death by pillows. Death tickles them with ? straw, and a louder laugh than usual shakes the lifo out of them. Now, whoever says that our fat men are only the sleepers of the social railroad, and so dis? posed that engines of lean enterprise may run over them, does not know whereof ho speaks. Wo venerate tho lean man's cause, but for the fat roan dare to plead. Any fat movement must be necessarily slow, and it will be some time before such a cause can prepare a platform sufficient for its weight; but in the event of a struggle for superiority, the cause of emaciation and of anatomy must go to the wall. The Fat movement, in brief, is simply a demand for elbow-room, and as one for added suffrage it ought and will be of the broadest character. Think of theso solid men groaning under the oppressions of tho franchise, and crying out against custom! If lean men have one vote, why should fat men not have twot Two, did wo sayT Why not vote entirely by avoiidu poin, and so give the Fat Men's Association a whole district at onec? LA DOS OFFICES. It is nearly as important to have easy means of procuring employment as it is to have a high rate of wages. Even when labor is most in demand, there aro number.*) unemployed, to the mutual loss of the workman and the em? ployer. Tho official statistics of France show that tho agricultural laborer works at his reg? ular duties only 220 days in the year, and re? ceives on the average, with board, tho sum of 22 to 27 cents per day for his services. The diversified industry which this country now enjoys saves us ftotn a similar waste of time and depression of wages. Labor being thus brought into requisition, a freo public intelli? gence office has become of the lirst necessity. That in operation at tlio I'lytnpton Buildings has, since its establishment on the 15th of .lime, provided situations for 1(),0.>j persons. Dp to the end of October, Jk?U men liad ap? plied fur situations, and of these ?3,017 were provided with places: 1,001 lieing in the city and 2,011 in tlie country. The number of ? in pl'iyers requiring male help WM 3,001 (1.4.J4 city and 2,liJ7 country), and of theso 804 were not supplied. A number of circumstances ac? count fur tho failure of theso 804 to find tho hands they wanted, but tho principal reason was an objection on the part of tho laborers to leave town, and a desire to obtain light employments. In respect to women, the advantages of the agency aro still more striking, and have been more generally turned to account. Out of H,o?ti who registered their names, 7,018 found situations: .'i,40.'? iu the city and 2,213 in the country. The demand for female help at the Oilico is far above the supply, for during the four and a half months thero wero 11,018 ap? plications, of which 7,834 wero from the city and .!,','14 front places out of town. These figures show different conclusions than tho rel? ative number of vacant situations and appli? cants would indicate; but the unemployed women demonstrate an unwillingness to ex cliniigo city for country life, aud their facilities for finding employment independently of the Office are very great. To render this Intelligence Office of still greater benefit, it only remains that it should be extensively encouraged, and become recog? nized a.s tho most convenient and inexpensive arrangement which all thoso interested can adopt?. While the effect of our national legis? lation is to diversify labor and secure it a just reward, the people should at least cooperate to enable all who are in involuntary idleneas to secure work. INCREASE IN car FAMEE. Not satisfied with tho handsome, wo might say enormous, profits of their business, the stockholders of tho Third-ave. Kailroad now broadly hint ut a largo advance in the fares. At their annual meeting yesterday, it was stated that tho actual cost of carrying each passenger was livo and eight-tenths cents, leaving but one-fifth of a cent profit. Suppos? ing title to be true, though wo beg leave to doubt it, how do they stand ? ]\y their report for lEMt, they carried 22,000,000 passengers, which would bring a net profit of $41,000. Vet they managed to pay $110,400 in divi? dends, and inoro than $100,000 for interest, purchased beside $j:;i),J.ss worth of real e*tate, and had still $:!3,:'.'.?::, cash, on hand, over all cvpense.H. This, it mm ms, does not satisfy the owners, and they now say that the law will allow them to charge, to Sixty-liftU-st., six cents in gold. I>o they really contemplate the addition of M p r ((lit to their present earning?.? The hiut crin scarcely mean anything less; and ?inco tin? great Democratic victory tho people liny as well prepare for tho exaction. The ?t'ompany's receipts last year were nearly faaMOyOOQ? Thirty percent on this would make it 11 .OiO.OOO. Now there are many capitalists who would be glad of the opportunity to pur t'lt!? the road at its actual cost, and run it at five cents it passenger all the v.ay to Harlem. Bot such a consummation is apparently im? possible; the road is a grand monopoly; its ?lock is too valuable to appear on'Change, and tho owners are making fortunes at present prices. And yet, if they raise the fates thirtv pel cent, what can the people do except to poj them 7 With a judicious application of a por? tion of their great wealth at Albany, almost any bill upon which tho stockholders agree might be forced through the Legislature. We liiive, however, one comforting assurance. (Jov. Holfimtii tells us that the new Legislative Hody will be honest; that no bill can be bought through; that the rights and interests ol the people will be protected. What does ho think of si -ven cents late lor working-girlsT We aro gratified by tho prospect that some difficulty about a stakeholder bids fair to break up the arrangements for a prize fight between two notorious Western bruisers. We could have wished that artest and imprisonment of the principals had iuterfered with tlieir plans for disturbing the pence of the community ; but for anything that stops the performance wo are duly thankful. Wo have not the slightest anxiety to have "the best man win," and ato not desirous of an opportunity to com? pare dements where the best is bad. Vet there is room for regret that they w ill not both 1m ulleily demolished, ? result which would some? what afloid us satisfaction if we conhl be rid nf the disgusting details O? "rounds," "eom "ing f"> lime," Urn ''sponge," and the "el.wet." \\e therefore reatare t<? raggeei that, these individuals, ii anxious theni,el\cs as we are tii.iL they should be siiia-hcd to rcsprclivc j. ?lit-s, ui.iy lind a chauce. uot to nay an oppoilumty for so desirable a consummation, by accepting a position among the new brakemcn of the freight ears upon tho Erie Ilailway. Fink, jr., wants also, it is said, men that are able to do a little knocking around. And, ?should they sur? vive a few months of siteh employ nient, it is not impossible that our city authorities, freed from the obstructions that have hitherto intor fered with the aspirations of a pure l.ooio cracy, may oiler tho pugilista every facility for a public exhibition within tho Metropolitan District; though we are not without a cheerful hope that a mild railway accident might an? swer every purpose in the interval. There has been a distracting report?<_oubt less false?circulating for some days past among the Tammany plunderers who aro just outside of the innermost " King" of Democratio knavery. Nobody will be surprised at the com? motion it has created when we say it is to the effect that Mr. Peter I.. Sweeny has given signs of an intention to make a show of opposition to some of the moro open and outrageous scheme? of plunder by which the striker., and repeater?, and plug-uglies of Tammany have managed to disgust tho community. It is supposed that this is what Gov. Hoffman hinted at in his Al? bany speech the other day, and it is feared that Sweeny and Hollinan have an under? standing on tho tho matter. Sweeny's own conduct in not grabbing all the spoils he might pocket as City Chamberlain is also looked on as suspicious, and it is asked why he left his place in tho Directorship of tho Erie Railroad. Nobody, of course, believe*, as yet, that Mr. Tweed can be induced to join with Measrs. Sweeny and Hoffman in even making any pr?teuse of opposition to any form of plunder or corruption; but still it is a dreadful thing to think that such a man as Sweeny should consider it necessary to give in to the enemy so far as to mnks a show of being falso to his friends. It is our own opinion, however, that any apprehensions on the part of the strikers and plug-uglies aro without cause. Sweeny and Hollinan understand themselves; they under? stand tlie elements of power they posses-i in this city ; they understand Tammany and un? derstand the King, and there is no danger of their committing murder for the sake of having hymns sung at their exeoution. We arc gratified to learn that the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Repre? sentatives have returned from the extensive tour to which they have devoted the Summer and Fall, and feel very much refreshed after their vacation. They went every where and saw everything; viewed tho Lako ports; vis? ited the principal harbors of tho Atlantic and Pacifie coasts, enjoying, we tiui.t, the excellent sea-bathing for which our free country is justly celebrated ; explored California, Oregon, ami Washington Territory ; tarried several days at Omaha; tried fho l'ullman I'alace Cars on the Union Pacific Ilailway; ami Lingered aw hilo among the seducing luxuries of Chicago. All the members of the Committee had a hand in this gorgeous excursion OXCOPt Mr. Seht nek, and he wont to Europe. The whole body ought, therefore, to be in excellent training for tho Winter's work, and we shall expect from them during|the next session the most iuionoo application to business. We need hardly say that the honorable gentlemen will of courue. defray their own expenses. Mr. Sehenck un? doubtedly paid tho cost of hit. Kuropean tour out of his own pocket, and the country would like to take it for granted that his eatlsOgUOa, who enjoyed their Summer junketing on this sido of the ocean, will follow his excellent ex* ample. _____________________ A correspondent of The (,'inctnnaii (Jazette who signs himself "Jomil," complaint, of the sad fate of 1'ret.byter.an clergy -men, their "lot "being a hard one ;" their " \\?vv..' life aweary "one;" their "children's stait an unfair one;" their "work as now laid upon them too much " for human powers of brain, feeling, ami phy? sique;" the aforesaid work "killing them, or " going half done;'' so that the Praohytorinn minister becomes "burdened, chaf.d, and dis "heartened," ami cannot do justice to hj?slf or the congregation, his sermons l-cing, "in "stead of the solid meet of Ootl's truth. Bobby, "vealy, clap-tmp, end mock solemnities-" If wo naderetnnd the matter rightly, all this trouble arises, or at leas'" a gnat part of it, from the fact that the l?den of the congrega? tion neglect the duties of their ottef. enoting them as an additional bunbti upon the ..boul? ders ?if the minister, Being gnat admirers of I'n'.'H Pinions, and having but little respect foi vealy ones, WO Must that after 11:?> the Elders will a little more < ?o.ely attend to their duties. The Jewish Rabbinical Convention el Phila? delphia, loot Weak, resolved that " the disAO "lution of marriage is of full validity in the "??yes of Judaism if the judicial dooutuentn "furnish evidence that both pnitiOS havo con? sented thereto." Now, in all tribunals the decisions of which are won h a straw, the "mutual consent* of the potties to i Uhsl for divorce is considered to bo an exceedingly sus? picious circumstance ; an order of notice to th? te. pondent, in COM of absence from tho juris? diction and where there has been no per_om.l sen ice, is always issuodl ami in cases of de? fault of personal appearance, the Court does not de< tile (of should not) without a full hear? ing of the evidence, the presiding Jiistic. taking MMM care of the interests of the absent party. DivOTCS " by mutual consent" will bs the most intolerable social nuisance conceivable. A MW piece, which must lie of a deadly lively description, is now m process of eon ttiuctisu by M. Barri?re, the Parisian play wright. Its ghostly title is "Les Morts Vi " .ants," and its purpose is to demonstrate to the world the dangers of premature burial. Shakespeare, in his tune, wrote a certain trag? edy called " Komeo and iluliet," which MSYSI the same purpose. We trust, however, that the dramatists of this period do not intend to mine too extensively or deeply in the ceme? teries. Going to the theater now-a-days is about tho most melancholy diversion possible. Iu a living state, tho ballet girls are very fsr from appetizing; |but if.they are to give up their short petticoats for shrouds (rouge ah?o being discarded), tho ouly compensation for tho terror they will inspiro will bo the relief we shall experience from not seeing their crooked legs. Olfg Dl MORI. LIOllT ON THE STREET. To the Editor of The Tribun*. Sut: I wish to lie informed if there is not inouoy enotiath In th? ?t.allnpi made by our "hones'," city government to pay for a little more xa? locht in the ?tr.'i't lamps. I live id tits Twenty-___oud Ward, and l.'avt? tliure at 6:'_. p. cu. every day, reachlnjr T. uth ?t. uliout. ? o'clock, p. ui . and at that hour I find that the ?tiret latin,"' _r? not lighted from Third ave., du wo He? ? ml n.? to Ninth-at.. up Mnlli.1t. to Htuyreeant.. and from thiiii'? to Third ave. ?.?rain. In Fifty _e_itnd-_i., ai 15 minute? after 5 s'eloek, p. __., they are lis-iit. d. I have t'otl?. ?t tho ?ant of li.lit for the la-it Hire?. week?, and ?hoald nut In? tarprlsad to read any m..rum* lu Tub Tkiiii MS ol u ii.mm: robb.ry ur aiuid .r m that luauliif m ?boat it oYiiK-k p. m. n. i-. ?. Aew-Xork, _._> i>, i_i/_.