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There was another meeting of the Rapid
Transit Commission yesterday afternivn and
another talk about routes and capitalists and
certified checks. It was announced that a
route for tho West Side had been agreed upon
by the four members of the commission who are
now In tho city. Mr. Starin ls still In Europe.
He will ret un to Now-York In about ten days
or two weeks.
The meeting was held In the office of the
commission, at No. 2. Willlam-st. Mr. Stein?
way presided. The room was filled by a crowd
of men with their pockets full of schemes, pro?
tests and petitions. After he had called the
meeting to order, Mr. Steinxvay asked Oeneral
James R. O'Belrne if he had anything to say to
the commission. General O'I'etrne asked that
the letters written by him to the commissioners
Blnce the last meeting be read. Mr. Steinway
then read two letters written by General
O'Belme. The first letter contained a request
for the conditions upon which the deposit was
to be made. The other contained the state?
ment that General O'Reirne had been requested
to ascertain the route and terms to be de?
termined by the commission, as the capitalists
whom he represented were "ready to take up
the matter and carry lt to a successful issue."
"Will you confine your offer entirely to an
elevated road?" Mr. Steinway asked.
"Wt* will accept Mr. Bushe's plan," General
O'Belrne answered. "We are willing to put our?
selves entirely In the hands of the commission."
"When would you be prepared to answer?to?
morrow?" Mr. Inman asked.
General O'Belrne answered that he would be
ready to answer for the men he represented, but
he qualified his statement.
"Would you be ready by Friday?" Mr. Inman
"Oh! Yes."
Mr. Inman whispered to John M. Bowers, coun?
sel to the commission, for a few minutes. Then
Mr. Bowers wanted to know how General
O'Belrne proposed to depor.lt his $100,000.
"We are willing to comply with the wishes of
the commission," Gen.ral O'Beirne replied.
"Well, General, you are willing to put up the
money, and if you don't bid you lose?" Mr.
Bu-he asked.
'Now. then, General." said Mr. Steinway, "the
Commissioners having been at work almost
dally since the last meeting, they have appr.reed
the following West Side rt ute: Running from
Battery Place, near West-st.; through West-st..
West Eleventh-st., Seventh-ave., Forty-nfth-st.,
Broadway and the Boulevard to One-hundred
and-seventleth-st.. thence along the Kings!,ridge
Road to the city limit. With a branch from such
route from Seventh-ave., through either Thlr
teenth-st. or Fourteenth-st., University Plate,
Wooster-st., Canal-st. and Centre-st., to the City
"The Commission," Mr. Steinxvay added, "ha.?_
concluded to abandon the pro*x>sed r-r-incrT
through Church-st.. south of Canal-st., on ac?
count of the excessive damages that the con?
structing company would be compelled to pay to
abutting owners and for terminal fat lillies. The
central line will probably be extended to the
north for the accommodation of the Hast Side,
and probably through James-st. to the South
Ferry, but they have not arrived at a final con?
clusion as to these points."
Mr. Steinway did not indicate how the Com?
missioners proposed to reach South Ferry
through James-st.
Benjamin F. Romaine and Melx-ille C. Smith
then engaged the attention of the Commission?
ers for a few moments. Mr. Romaine wanted to
present protests from Boulevard property
owners against an elevated structure in that
thoroughfare. Mr. Smith told the Commission?
ers that )an elevated road over the route
selected for the underground road would ruin
the chances of the latter road.
Mr. Steinway read a letter from J. W. Reno,
?who said that he would produce his capitalists
at the proper time. No capitalists were pro?
duced yesterday by any one. The Commission
?aili meet again on Friday at 2 o'clock p. m.
The annual meeting of the stockholders of the
New-York. Lake Erle and Western Railroad was
held yesterday. The directors elected for the
coming year were John King, John G. McCullough,
Ogden Mills, J. Lowber Welsh, Abram S. Hewitt,
Alexander E. Orr, William A. Wheelock. Morris K.
Jesup, Henry H. Cook, George W. Quintan!, Will?
iam L. Strong, \X imam Whitewrlght, Cortlandt Par?
ker, James J. Goodwin, William Libbey, William N.
Gilchrist and Eben H. Thomas. The proxy com?
mittee consisted of John King, D. O. Mills, J. G.
McCullough, J. Lowber Welsh, Abram S. Hewitt.
Alexander E. Orr, M. K. Jesup, William A. Whee
, lock and George W. Qulntard. This committee,
through Mr. MeCullou**h, cast votes on 'iSii.CM
shares of stock, and $24.709,2.0 bonds, and through
John King vote., on 223.623 shares of stock and
$6,057,200 bonds. The directors will meet to-day
and will re-elect the present officers.
The financial results of the year ended Septem?
ber 30 will be found In the money article si SS a kel e.
The annual report says of the contract with the
Lehigh Valley:
"The contract under which the Lehigh Valley
Railroad Company had used this company's tracks
between Waverly and HuiTalo since 187C was tar*
mlnated on August 31, 18.2, so that eleven months
of the operations under Ihat contract were in.-lu l.-l
In the report for the llscal year ending Septemlx-r
JO, 1W2. For those eleven months the ravsaas SC*
cniim; to this company from that source was M.*
207.668 03. During tne present iiscal year this com?
pany has received no benefits whatever from that
contract, but Itself supplied tht* loeal coal trade al'.ng
Its lines with Its own coal, and hus thereby to a
large extent overcome the loss, bb lt will be Been
that the decrease In net ear,j-in**s was but $202,
890 65."
The report speaks of the New-York. Pennsylvania
and Ohio leas** as follows: "The onerous eliaraeter
of the New-York, Pennsylvania and OMo lease has
been shown iii form*T reports. In any readjust*
inent of the affairs of the Erle system som.- proper
modification of the terms of this lease should be
made, an,d a financial plan adopted whereby funds
may be obtained upon the' s-curlty of the property
without materially Increasing the annual burdens
of the New-York. Pennsylvania and Ohio Company,
and which, Judiciously expended thereon, would
place that line In a condition to successfully com?
pete with Its rivals."
The report also speaks of the block signal Im?
provement thus: "As promised In the last annual
report, before the opening of th* World's Fair, the
block signal system was completed on the Chicago
and Erle Railroad, thus giving the Erle lines a
through block signal system from New-York to
Chicago. The gratifying results from this system
were shown In the freedom from accidents on the
Erle lines during the contltiuance of the Columblsn
The only reference to a plan of reorganization
contained In the annual report ls as follows:
"Owing to the stringency In the money marie t
and the consequent inability of the company longer
to carry its floating debt without great sacrifices,
as also to the general depression In business, the
company was placed in the hands of receivers In
July last, lt will be necessary for the Hoard of
Directors to devote Itr t-ariv attention to the prep?
aration and promulgation of a plan for the read?
justment of the financial affairs of the company,
which shall Include the discharge of the present
floating debt and provision for a reasonable amount
of capital to be expended annually during a limited
number of years In the Improvement of the prop?
erty. Fer, while lt la true that the Erle system has
a Isrge earning power, lt is also true that during
Its past lt has been greatly overcapitalized, which
condition has never failed to embarrass the company
In Its laudable efforts lo adequately meet the re?
quirements of Its patrons ana the public, and to
successfully compete with the rival trunk lines."
Boston. Nov. 28.?At the annual meeting of the
stockholders of the West End Street Railway Com?
pany to-day, directors were elected and lt was
voted to request the directors to restor. the rate
of 10 per cent at the payment of the next semi?
annual dividend, and to continue at the same rate
thereafter If the earnings warrant.
Vlroqua, Wis.. Nov. 28.?The will of ex-Secretary
Rusk was presented for probate In the Vernon
County court yesterday. The estate ls valued at
M0.00Q. It comprises the homestead at Vlroqua, 440
acres of other land, stock of the Bank of Vlroqua
and cash. The entire property ls to be sold at the
discretion of the executors and the proceeds are to
be divided among the famllv the widow taking
one-half. Henry Casson. of washington, the Gen?
eral's xrlvate secretary, gets $1,000.
All of the directors of the Madison Square Hank
were readmitted to ball yesterday in increase]
sums. In the case of President Blaut the amount
was raised to $25,000; in those of the other directors
the figure was changed from *?>.<*?<? to $10,000. Emil
Frankel, the ex-director, had been released .Mon?
day night. One warrant was still unserved. Rumor
had lt that it was directed against W. Wetmore
Cryder, the ex-president, ami no one In the District
Attorney's Office denied this.
The following gave ball for the men: For Presi?
dent Rlaut, Erastus Crawford, engineer. No. 220
West Seventy-elghth-st.; for Ronald T. McDonald,
Theodore If. Leonard, refiner. No. l'V. West Seventy
elghth-st.; for I*. A. Kursheedt, Hernani Reinecke,
butcher, No. 47 Enst Seventy-elghth-st.; for A. 8.
Kallscher. Jonas Well, real estate. No. 36 Enst
Seventy-flfth-st.: for A. L. Soulard, R. Carman |
Combes. Amsterdam-ave anti One-hundrcd-and
seventy-flfth-st.; for Charles E. Selover. D. D.
Lawson, builder. No. 1.'. West One-hundred-and
lhlrd-st., and for Simon Ottenherg, his brother,
Henry Ottenberg. insurance, No. 3S West Seventy
District-Attorney Nicoll said yesterday that the
statements that Frederick t'hlmann, one of the
directors, had not been Indicted because he was
going to turn Mate's evidence was an injustice to
Mr. I'hlmann. Mr. Nicoll continued:
"The Orand Jury mn*le a full examination of the
connection of Mr. I'hlmann with the brink's affairs
ami tl. tided that he was not guilty of any offence. !
He attendf-d only three mefUllfS of the directors, '
at none of which Srere any of the acts done which
led to ruining th*- bank ll>- aras never a debtor
of the bank. I.m alway* a creditor, and his Int.-rest
would raaalfeetly be to k.-.-p lt going and not to
arrack lt. He orien had $100,000 deposited there, and
ni -vcr borrowed anything. BesMea, he had tke
money of his family and relatives there."
Mr. Nicoll could not say that Mr. I'hlmann would
not be a witness against tbs ..th.-r director*. He
did admit that Mr. I'hlmann would t.-stlfy before
the (.rand Jury t.. the charges of compounding a
felony t-> in- brought against tbs rec.-iv.-rs of tbs
bank. Miles O'Brien and James U. Cannon, and
Samuel l'ntermyer. their counsel.
On Friday Mr. Nicoll will move to transfer the
cases of the ('irector.** to the Court of tiy.-r and
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Slr: Some of to-day's papers publish that Mr.
Frederick I'hlmann escaped Indictment In con?
nection with the Ma lisnn Square Hank because h?
turned State's evidence. The statement ls wholly
false. He escaped Indictment because, and only
because, he was not Involved In any Improper
transaction and was not cognizant of any. He
would have emphatically refused to esc,.-*. In llct
ment on condition of giving evidence against any
one. It was never suggested by him or any on??
on his behalf or by the District-Attorney or any one
on his behalf that he should do that dishonorable
thing. It was never thought of. He has not don**
lt, and will not do it. The District-Attorney's
office and every one of the Orand Jury will no
doubt verify this. 1 have been lils counsel In this
matter and know the facts to !*>? as I stat.-.
Will you not publish this In his vindication''
New-York, Nov. 28, IMO.
OF YIor.ENi I'.
Pittsburg. Penn., Nov. 28 (Special).?One of the
quietest strikes on record ls that being conducted
by the late employes of the [Tatted States Class
Company, which has Bftssa factories?two In Wheel?
ing, W. Va., others In Ohio and Indiana, but the
majority located In Pittsburg, lt might be more
properly called a "lockout." as th.* Uaited States
? 'ompany, which PSPTSSSBtSd about SOB foaitk of
the Flint Glass Manufacturer-* Association, notl
Hed the Flint Glass Workers' I'nlon that unless lt
permitted an abolishment of the two months' sum?
mer shutdown ami removed the restriction on th<
amount of work to bs daily perforssed by sack
man lt would make Its factories non-union estab?
lishments. The flint glass trade bas been Idle
since June, and In the ordinary course of affairs
should have resumed In September, but the Hint
glass manufacturers were unable to obtain the
concession .lemanded.
The leaders on both sides are brainy men. Ralph
Hagley, the president of thtr t'nlt.-d States Com?
pany, ls a millionaire, who has for many years
managed the Westinghouse Air l'.rake Company.
The president of the Flint Glass Work.ts' I nlon ls
William J. Smith, who mad.* p special study of
giammar under a ward school principal here, nnd
before he had abandoned th.* furnace had quite a
local reputation for his use (,f the English language.
Mr. Smith now takes great interest In educational
matters, is a school director In lbs Fourteenth
("Chris" Mag'-e's) Ward, and ls politically a power
In that section. The gmt glass strikers, as a rule,
are well-read and well-informed men. They look
forward to sue. .-ss In the pr.-s.-nt fight, because
they were nevi r III favored with defeat, and la-cause
of the scarcity of skilled workmen outside their
The furnishings of (he btadSMUtSIl of the strikers
wen- given by South Bide business men, wh" sre
vitally Interested In a s|.ly ti-riiilnatli.il Of tbs
struggle. Furniture, carpets, books and smoking ma?
terial were all Include.I in liberal contributions. Th.*
new association of IHnt-glass manufacturers, or?
ganized In this city on November ir., bas th" title
of th" National Association of Pressed Bad Wow ii
Table Ware Manufacturers, and ls said to control
7.*. p.-r cent of the capacity of the countrv. The de?
sertion of these manufacturers mesas the complete
disruption of the body known as the Flint Glass
Manufacturers' Association, and ls a notice to the
I'nltetl States Company that tin- other factories
xviii no longer remain Idle to assist lt In Its light.
The new association Inclodea factories at Jeanette.
Penn.; Washington. Penn.; X'.'ellsburg, W. Va.;
Philadelphia, New Albany, Inti.; Muncie. Ind.; Find?
lay. Ohio; Homestead. Penn.; Martins Ferry, nhlo;
Rellalre, Ohio, and Bridgeport, ohio.
One of the manufacturers in the new combination
says ti e scale agreement with the workmen ls to bs
in operation until February, when further con?
ferences ure to be held. Hy that time either deci?
sive victory or defeat Is expected to have al tended
the efforts of the union In its light with the "table?
ware trust," as the t'nlt.d States Company ls
sometimes called. President Hagaley, of the United
Stat-s Company, who was asked for his views ns
to the situation, said h>* hail tdxty-clght shoos in
three factories in successful operation. He hail suf?
ficient men at call to operate m. fourth factory, sad
lt was proposed to establish schools for unskilled
workmen. At the same time, j,jr imsalrT said, a
fourth factory would not t.e m| |? operation for
some time, because a revival In business before next
summer was not expected. Mr. Hagaley says the
company will centralize Its plants at a new town,
being built up the Monongahela River, to be "ed
Portland. Ore.. Nov. 28.?The first case called yes?
terday in the trial of Portland's smuggling ring, be?
fore Judge Helltnger In the Federal Court, was that
of Nathan Rlum. There was no surprise when coun?
sel asked leave to withdraw the plea of guilty, and
Ilium subsequently pleaded not gu'lty to nve counts
on the Indictment returned against him. For several
days lt had been known that nium had turned
States evidence as hail also Chief Engineer Jack
ling, of th*- libelled steamer Haytlen .vepubllc.
1 pon Hlum's P ea being entered, Judge Helllnger
said he would withhold sentence. The cases agilnst
Sweeney. Jackllng. Oarthorne, Patterson ami Berg
being called they. too. pleaded guilty and sentence
was suspended. ^.CSM aaalari Dunbar was then
called, and he pleaded not guilty. Me ls charaetl
with smuggling on ntne counts. Au told th"tVire
sixteen mea under Indictment. * ""?'* ?*"?
a noll IT.
szracnoTHii T-UM-mow men bmwrrr
OCEAN MAH. Sl'nsllHlaS.
Washington. Nov. 28.-The annual report of Post
?slsi Osnsrsl Bfirasll, which was made public
la-day, shows In the briSfSSt "Pace consistent
with a proper understanding of the subjects treated
the operations of the Department during the last
fiscal year. The report indicates that the Depart?
ment has been conducted on strictly business prin?
ciples, an.l that In this respect, as tn others. Mr.
I'lssell's administration has been successful. The
most has been made of the funds available, and lt
ls also demonstratetl that during the lirst year of
the Administration, notwithstanding the changes
that have been made, the t-fllcieney of the service
In every department has actually 1" >'B Increased.
Th.- financial statement shows that the deficiency
for the year ended June :'.". UM. WM M17..17I 74.
Instead of $1..".*._, ir. 17. as estimated by Mr. XX'ann
maker; and that, instead of a surplus, of 1872.^*. 71
for the current llscal year as estimated, there will
be an estimated deficiency of (ff.MI.4H 07. The Post
master-General estimates the gross revenue for
the fiscal year ending June W, IM**. at $M.-t_7.74R 41,
and the gross estimated expenditures at MM*,*
Ml '.:?.. Laving an estlmatetl deficiency of JMO,
Ul Vi, which, however, will be decreased J1.250.000
from funds taken from the unpaid money order
Although there are ninety-three additional post
offices now entitled to the fr. 8 delivery service,
the absence of an appropriation for extension
renders Imj-osslble the establishment of the system
In even one of these towns. The Postmaster-Gen?
eral adopts the recommendations previously made
public adverse to the extension of the exi*erlmental
free delivery system. The estimated free delivery
dellclency amounts to pi*,000.
He suggests that postal notes be abolished, and
that the rates charged for all domestic money or?
ders should be reduced, and the form of order sim?
Great Improvement ls noticeable In the star, rail?
road and steamlxiat transportation service. Um
length of routes being ttl***.*, miles. The amount
disbursed for the transportation of mall was Ma,*
MUM *.".. and the number of miles travelled 381.
-M.tM.-L The length of routes was increased last
year by -.iMl.'m miles. The fast mall service be?
tween the North and South has been recently much
enlarged, while the mall time between the Bast
and California has been materially shortened.
The Postniaster-G-ner.il I.* In favor of the utlll-.i
tlon of local electric car lines for mall transporta?
tion, ami states that his desire ls that aberevar
the general service can be advanced, MS rhould Ix*
made of rapid-transit city and suburban cir lines.
H.- pays particular attention to the railway mall
Service, and the requirements of this y.-ar will, he
estimates, call for an lacraSSS "f employes from
MM m.-n to 7,.??. m.n Ms urg.-* such legislation
as will provide a reasonable sum t" la* pail to the
wi I..us and minor children of rallwav mall clerks
killed while on duty, and estimates that "-*_?.?.*??-i an?
nually will be soffit lent for this purpose. He rec?
ommends the formation ot an auxiliary corps of
clerks, an.l that early provision be made for rcetl*
Mention of employe*
ll-gardlni* Ocean mall subsidy, the Postmaster
Oeneral says that he ls unable to ascertain that
any poMtlVB advantages have accrued, from titler
a mail or commercial point of view, by reasoa of
tli.- eoatracts thus far pat in Bpsrattoa under th**
a. t ef Mareil ?>. UM, and that therefore no new
contracts have ).n catered Into. The lucre-sad
cost of the convey.un.f SCOBS malls, un.br this
act, for the years MM '??'? "M and UM Mb.* last
two fears sstbaated), win h.* MMMM .'?-'. Hs states
that tli.- gains In tb.* expedition of th- malls hav.
not 1.-.-ri material, ani th- advantage* derived
from the Government's control of the ships are
Incommensurate with the cost of service.
The li. p.irtm. nt carried last footM_.IM.MIpOMds
of second-, lass matter, an lie temBA nt ll per cent.
Cn. .ming this, the postSU -i. -r-G. -n.-ral r.-mnrks
that he ls afraid that this Indicates not so much a
healthy growth In the periodical literature of th.
country as the si.bm nt enterprising publishers
In securing tht entry nf many publications into this
favor.-d class that are not really entitled to the
The amount of free mall matter delivered last
year weighed ttJttBAW poaada the total Bamber <>r
pl. e.-s ,_ggr.-g.itii._ HI ? Wt, whit h. omitting news?
papers and periodicals Beaded fr-- In their re?
spective Mantles of publication and making no al?
lowance for cas.-s Where excess over slugl-* rat-*
might occur, would have p-qulrcl. If charged UM
sam.- as private matter, J7l7i. >.l worth ..r -h.slag.-,
this being about tie- amount of UM average annual
Th.- I'ostmnster-G.-nera! notes tbs Improvement
In clerical service resulting rrom Um set ?>! Msrch
I, IMS, which classified and Used tbe salaries <>f
cl.-rks In fir*' an I Second .lass offices, and irg.s
an amendment by Congress by increasing tbe
maximum salaries of certain ctesses in the clerical
Tbs Postm.-st. r-G. -neral comments on the necos
sitv >,f a new building for th<* department, th
transactions >.r which are ..t present conducted in
seven different bull lings, for wiii.b tbe davern*
men I pays ..inri..ir, nearly MS.ooo rental, only one
b-ing om ii.-.i by th>- Oovernment. He mys that tbe
Hunch Building, n, i: -t . .mi the Annes liulldlng,
In frighth-sl . nee not proper buildings f jr us-* and
thal tbe apprehension * for tb-lr at. ty may bi?
rnie wed by th.- steady Increase of accumulations
of documents and td.* il. recommends the cob*
st ruction ??( t modern fireproof office building.
Concerning the Using >>f Oovernment telegraph
rat.-.. Mi I" -'ll recites tbe protest of tbe tele,
graph companies against tbe niles Used by Bis
pi. :., .--.,1. ..ni m. miks which hiv- I.ii insti?
tut.-,i against tbe Oovernmenl t-. recover al Um
rat.* charged th.- public. Tbe rates lix.-I by Post
master-G.-ri ral nissen were accepted by lae com*
panics, and ar- about one-eighth per cent below
those Uv.-.I by Po tmast'i General Jil-klnson In
The Postmaster-General devotes considerable
spa--.- to a .ii ;> u*-ion of Civil Service reform. Ther**
are MSI employes In the classified civil Bt-rvtce
In th-- Postofflce estsbllshment ..f the Govern?
ment ii- make*; special cornmeal on tb.- whole.
?ai- removals <>r Democratic clerks in th. railway
mail servtee ai tlc- beginning <.r th-- last Adminis?
tration. Among othei things, h.- sayi
"I l.av- lon- been a firm believer in th- Bppllca.
tion ..f th.- merit syst.-m in th.- selection of ess*
ployea fur subordinate positions In th.* public ser?
vice Kigbt m..nibs of practical experience at th.
h.-ad t.r th.- Poetofll* ? I". |..iiim. nt tends strongly
to confirm my belief in tie- beneficent.f fie- civil
Service law. Indeed, ?<?> gr. .il hav. bicom- the pro?
portions of this department and th. magnitude of
il* operations that. In mv Judgment, ll would be a
matter ??; practical Impossibility to conduct Hs
nffalrs with any near approach lo Its pre seat de*
Bree ..f efficiency without tb.- benefit .mi protection
of this law."
Th.- Important rub* established bv Mr. Hlsseli
that fourth-class postmasters shall in.t be removed
before tb.- expiration <>r r..ur years of Incumbency,
unless for taus.- shown, will, he thinks, have a
tendency t-. dignify tbe ..tn..-.- by placing lt on a par
with Presidential offices ss t-> tenure.
Tbe 1't.r tmaster-i.en.-ial makes spacial mention of
th- neds .,r tb.- t.-n larger poatofflceaof tbe country,
to wit: New Vork. Chicago, Philadelphia Boston, at.
Ia.uis, Cincinnati, Hrooklyn, San francisco, lialtl
more and Pittsburg, which yteid one-third ..r the
total postal r. venue, and he recommends that
th.-se offices be placed In a class by themeelvee,
an.l approprb'tlons made for tht in l.v Congress di?
rect and without the intervention of rules and meth?
ods (hat are properly applicable t>> other postsf*
ftcea In tllsciisslng the congestion In these of
fi.es he Ml vs:
"If. howev-r. this SUgestlO-| should not m-ef with
favor a:* lo all the len offices niimed or even as
to the first five, th. n. ,,t least. I urge lt for the
two cities of N.-w-Xork and Chicago. Thi. recom?
mendation ls not made for tbs nason .alone that
th.y Hie larg.- title., ,,or that the postal revenue
received largely exceeds th.- expenditures at each.
and yet lt should be a maller of national pride that
our laru st cities should have aa good postal fa.'lil?
lies as th.* largest cm^., ?f an>, ?,h, r country m
UM world, which ls not the ci-.c to-day, but at
least as respects the titles of New-Vork lind Chi?
cago i rael thal this rscemmeadstloa should bs
adopted at once for the reason that upon the effi?
cient management ,,f ??,,.?,. ,,ftlces the efficiency of
the whole postal service of (he colllltiv largely de?
pends. It ls as collectors an.l distributors of what
may be cabed the 'world's through mall' Unit these
offices render a service noi at all measured by tbs
local population served, or by th.- extent of revenue
received, an.l every facility should be provided for
the greatest possible dispatch at these -mint*.
.Nearly all the malls t., ami from the other nations
Ol the WOfld ar.* dispatch***) from or received nt
the New-Torh office.
"A letter rrom an Incoming steamer at New
York delay.*I an hour at that point may fall of
reaching the through train that would bring lt to
the Minnesota grain-buyer, or Texas cotton mer?
chant a day In advance ,,f th. usual course. A like
.leay might result in failure to catch the earliest
ship s-lllng for foreign ports lt will be seen,
therefore, that the whole country ls Interested In
securing the liest possible service at this point.
The greatest concentration of the raliway mall
?"???"?'?'.( th-" country is at Chicago, Heace its
importance nu a receiving nnd distributing point
ls greatly mit of proportion lo Its postal revenues
or the number ?f |o,.ul p?tr?n-,. it needs further
special attention, also, by reason of Its great ex?
pansion of territory and the number of postofflces
now within the corporate limits, there being fifty
five In all. Then- should be no hesitancy, there?
fore, to make such direct and needful approprta
tjons as will admit of bringing these offices up to
the hlgh-st standard of efrielencv "
Concerning the World's Fair postofflce, the Post
master-General expp-saef, hlmrelf as highly grati?
fied at the most s-tlafacioi-y results shown from
the model branch poatofflce, which proved such a
great attraction and convenience to visitors st the
World s Fair. The gross receipts during the six
moaU-s of tts continuance were IHM3 M. or equal
to the postal business of a city of 80.000 Inhabitants.
The total number of pieces of mall matter handled
was 15,178,313.
Washington, Nov. 28.?The appointment to-day by
the President of Colonel E. 8. Otis, of the 20th
Infantry, to lie Hrlgadler-General in place of Gen?
eral W. S. Carlin, retired, was of more than usual
Interest to Army officers, owing to the circumstances
which have surrounded his case. Just' before tne
close of the last Administration President Har?
rison peremptorily retired Brigadier-General Carr,
who hail refused voluntarily to go on the retired
Hst, nnd nominated Colonel Otis to succeed him.
There was much feeling manifested over General
Carr's retirement. In connection with Its effect on
other Army appointments. When the Harrison Ad?
ministration ended, the nomination of Colonel
Otis had not been confirmed, owing to the refusal
of the Senate to go Into executive session on
Military Committee business, and Colonel Otis lost
his opportunity. Soon after Mr. Cleveland's Ad?
ministration began Colonel W. S. Carlin was ap?
pointed to succceed General (.'arr. General Carlin
retired last week, and gossip among Army officers
over the prospects of Colonel Otis's appointment
have been rife since then. It was believed that
some other colonel would secure the plum. The
advancement of Colonel Otis will cause the pro?
motions of I.leutenant-Colonel William EL Penrose,
l_th Infantry; Major Kdwln M. Coates. 19th In?
fantry; Captain Clarence K. Bennett, 17th In?
fantry; First I.leut.-nant Charles St. J. Chubh,
"th Infantry, and Second Lieutenant Arthur John?
son. Ilth Infantry.
Although the second ranking colonel In the ser?
vice, General otis ls one of the votingest In years,
being fifty-five years old. He xviii retire in UM.
General otis was ls.rn In Mar-land and was ap?
pointed to the Army rrom New-York. In the volun?
teer service during the late war he served as
captain and lieutenant-colonel of the muli New
York Infantry, and In March, ISC, was brevetted
colonel for gallant and meritorious services In the
butti- of Spottsylvanla, and brigadier-general of
volunteers on the same date "for gallant and mer?
itorious services In the hattie of Chapel House,
Virginia." I luring the war he participated in the
battles of Kred.-rlcksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettys?
burg, liappahaiinofk Station. Mine Run. Wilderness,
Bpottsvlvsnla, North Anna, Totopotomay, Bethesda
Church, l'et.-rsburg, Weldon Kallroad and Chanel
Hons., wh.-re he was badly wounded. After being
honorably mustered out of th" volunteer eervlce
General Otis served as lieutenant-colonel of the
Md Infant rv from July, IMI, until February, UM
when lie became colonel of the 20th Infantry. Since
the war he has been In command of a number of
Army posts aad has serv*d as commander of sev?
eral military districts, during the labor riots of
1S77 he commanded his regiment In Pennsylvania.
Since November, 1877. he has been In command of
Fort Asslnlbolne. Montana, and of his regiment,
with the exception of about two years and a
quarter, when he served bs superintendent of the
general recruiting service at New-Vork City.
Washington. Nov. 2K? The President has appointed
William A. Pouch-r district-Attorney for the
Northern District of New-Vork.
osweg,., N. y., Nov. 28.?William A. Puncher,
nam.-d to-day bv the President for Hatted States
District-Attorney for the Northern district of Nsw*
\'..rk. has been prominent in the councils of the
democratic party for many years. He has served
In the Assembly, has twice been a candidate In
d.-mocratic stat.* Conventions for Attorney*Oen*
eral. has s.-rv.-d on tin* State Committee and as
chairman <>f tbe Executive Committee. He was
the head sad front of the AntlrSnapper movement
in this part of the State, and ls the leader of the
i'|.-v. land forces here, His name waa prominently
mentioned for Collei tor of the port of N. w-York.
Pliurv <;.x.xn: *.k tip: Wt. pkti'I'siii'Iiq
. ii;:ss MATCH.
Appended ls the full score of the tw.-nty-flrsr
game lu tin* ch.ss match recently played at St.
Petersburg between Tarraacb and Tschlgorin. It
may h.- added that the Russian's play In the game
lacked In Judgment, sad that Tarrasch had matters
mach bis own way right through the game. Here
follow a the seor. :
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The ??? ?vntli rani.? of the ches-, match between
Ibo waiter and Halpern was won by the former in
brilliant style after twenty-nine moves. Halpern se
loeted a counter ct titre gambit as defence. The
scoie n?.w stands: Halpern, .; Showalter, 3; drawn, 1.
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Atlanta. Ci.. Nov. ^.-Secretary Hoke Smith's
evening paper yesterday contained formal notice of
the fact that he hus decided to retire from the
practice of law. This is made In connection with
an announcement of a new firm in which his
brother ls s-olor partner. This is taken her* as
meaning that Hoke Smith will either settle In New
Vork after the expiration of his term In oft.ee, or
will return here and enter the Senatorial rac*. Tl*.*
story ls that Smith and liordon have spilt, and
Smith will be a candidate to succeed (lunion. This
comes from people close to the Secretary. His
brother la Senator I'onlon's son-in-law, anti the
dissolution of partnership ls believed to have some
bearing on th" l|,-ht.
Indianapolis, Nov. .H.-The effort of Governor
Matthews to extlnirulsh tbe Columbian Athletic
Club at Itoby ls still UM talk In sporting circles.
The Governor ls now InvestIgatlnK the character of
President (-'Malley and other projectors of the
club, and the result of bis search,** will be u?od In
th.* receivership suit now P^_H*_-fr?re-__-__ Su*
preme Court In the mean time Stale militia nre
Kept In readiness and, dSSBUS the decision of the
Attorney-General to th' ?*,V.trary'.?n_/ cfr"rl of ,hc
club to give a fistic exhibition will he -.topped. In
such case the Auditor of rtt?^,"|?y tetunr to Issue
warrants to the mimi* for the,r 80rvl'-*'?.
It ls unusual for New-York to put on gala attire
for any -porting contest, generally allowing thia
prlvll?-i-;e to Springfield and other towns. New
York City 1? an exception thin year, however, for
the blue of Yale and the orange and black of
Princeton will be scattered all over the city to?
day. The colors were displayed In many shop
windows yesterday, and they will lie worn pretty
generally to-day, nnd there will be a great flut?
ter of club colom when the Yale and Princeton
football elevens line up for their annual battle at
Manhattan Field to-morrow.
Speculation on the result of the game In much
keener than was at first expected, as lt wes
thought that after Yale's victory over Harvard the
champions would be much prohibitive favorites that
no betting would result. The followers of the
Princeton team have not lost faith In their Tigers,
and they show a disposition to back their favorites
when substantial odds are offered.
At the Stock Exchange yesterday the brokers
found time to discuss the game, and many bets were
made. A. J. Wormser offered 110,000 to $4,000 on
Yale, but the wager had not been accepted last
night. E. H. Talcott wagered Clarence McKlm $200
to $S0 that Yale would win. I). B. Van Emburgh
wagered $500 against $1,000 on Princeton, and VV. E.
Gordon took the short end of a $1,000 to $000 wager.
The Yale team will line up to-morrow as lt dla at
Sprlnglleld, and all the players are said to be In ex?
cellent condition. Princeton has done little outside
work sine* her game with Pennsylvania, and con?
siderable Interest ls felt In how the Tigers will line
up. The team will be about as follows:
Nn m?.
H. I.. Itrnwn
.X. P. Holly.'H.*.
A. I.. XX'heeler.'J
1). M. Balli-*.Ul
Knox Taylor.?'*
Class. runion. Wt.
..'H.'._Lefl enl.10.1
..'H.*._Left tackle.1SII
..I.eft guard.Ml
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Langdon i.ea.'BS. ...Mgbl tackle. ..17*
T. C. Trenchant...'W._Hight end.106
Phillp King.'SS_guiirierlMC--USU
AX'. 1>. XVi.r.l.'SS_I.eft halfback..IM
Frank Mane.'".Hi_Hight hnirtiack.Hlltt
J. lt. Maka.M.i4_Fullback.I.V.
Average weight ol nu?h lin**?177 U-7 pounds. Average
weight <>r llB-BB UTIt pounds. Average weight of team?
Hi" |?.iiii'lsi. I-ast season's team average- Jl'-4*4 pounds.
The tunks going lighter at lf.41* ant line nt VWAi pounds.
A dispatch from Cambridge last night Intimates
that Captain Waters, of the Harvard team, ls more
severely injured than was nt Ilr.-it reported. He ls
said to be In bad shape generally, and threatened
with brain fever. In the game at Springfield, when
Waters was Injured and helped to the dressing
room, a friend went there to see how he was
getting along. Waters was alone and tears ran
down his cheeks, but they were caused by vexa?
tion rather than pain. Ile had been deserted by all
hi* fellows, and left alone In his misery.
The Harvard team evidently does not expect any
serious trouble in the game with Pennsylvania to?
morrow, as the crimson has arranged to play the
Williams team at Millbrook, N. Y., on Saturday,
Cambridge. Mass.. Nov. 28 (-Special).? The last
hard practice of the season by the Harvard eleven
was held this afternoon. To-morroxv the work will
be light. In preparation for the game with Penn?
sylvania on Thursday. The playing to-day wan
lively and decidedly bette, than at Springfield,
and the belief ls becoming stronger that Harvard
can win from the (juakers. Captain Waters was
on the field, but he has not recovered from his
Injury sufficiently to make lt likely that he can
play against pennsylvania. Clark showed up finely
al halfback, and lt is probable that he xxiii be
th** substitute for Waters.
The second and closing day of the sale of trot?
ting stock from the late Leland Stanford's Palo
Alto Farm, at ?he American Institute Building,
Thlrdave. and Sixty-thlrd-st., showed a marked
Improvement In the character of the attendance
and In the pries realized. Most of the offerings
were better bred and superior individually to those
sold on Monday. Hobert Honner gave the top price
..r the sale, $3,100, for the yearling colt Worthier, by
Advertiser. .:1.*'?, a son of Electioneer, out of Lulu
Wilkes, by George Wilkes. The dam of Worthier
ls also the darri of Sunol, 2r0.'i; and hence, no
doubt. Mr. Honner's persistence In bidding against
H. O. Kampmann, the Texas breeder, who was
lucky enough, however, to get the full brother to
Palo Alto at a low figure.
Park Commissioner Nathnn Straus has returned
to his old love, the trotter. He bought three or
four, among them the tlve-year-old mare Norhawk, I
who, as a three-year-old. trotted to a record of
The twelve head by Electioneer sold for $7,700, nn
average of $6t0. The eighty-six head sold from
PlS-B Alto realized WmABSt nn average of $430.
Th.-se which sold for more than $300 yesterday
Worthier, b. c., 1S92, by Advertlser?Waxana. by
Cen. Henton. Hobert Honner. city. $3,100.
Norhawk. br. m.. 1888. by Norval?Sontag Mo- H
hawk, by Mohawk Chief. Nathan Straus, city,
Paola, 2:2V',. b. s.. 1S87, by Electioneer?Dame
Winni.-, bv Planet; H. O. Kampmann, San Antonio,
Tex . WASP.
Caroline. 2:32, b. f.. ISSI, by Piedmont?Carrie C.,
bv Electioneer; R. J, Walsh, city. $l.7:*n.
T.-azle. b. c., UM. bv Electioneer?Telle, by Gen?
eral Henton; .1. ll. Dillon. New-Haven. Conn.. $1,025.
Marie Ansel, l-B at 2. br. f.. 1W. by Ansel-Mat
Ile, _.__??.*. bv Hvsdvk's llambletontan; W. H. Craw?
ford. Lexington, Ky., I1,***A
Ameer, Isl St 2. b. C., IK:**, by Nephew?America,
bv Hysdvk's llaml.letonian; Castle Rock Farm,
Sevmoiir. Conn., BUBB.
Attractive, '2AV-. h. L. 1891. by Electioneer?Emma
Hobs..ri. l.y Woodburn, thoroughbred; J. H. Wilson.
elty. *r>->.
Antonin, b. m.. lVM. by Electioneer?Columbine,
bv A. XX' Richmond; l> O'Dell, city. $600.
Extramont. ch. ... 1*2, by Piedmont?Extra, by
Electioneer; .f. H. Dillon, New-Haven. Conn.. $625.
Swap-nc. b. f., lv*i, by Armour?Sonnet, by Hen
tonlan; c. Robinson, city. $"u?>.
Aveline, >'h. f.. 18-1, by Piedmont?America, by
Rysdyk's Uambi, tontnn; W. Hallett, Dobb's Ferry,
n. v., ms,
l..*nt. .:_.' at 2. b. c., 14H0. by Electioneer?Llxzle,
by XVIIdldle; J. Farist. Url.Report, Conn.. $670.
Total for forty-three keno, $22,370; average per
head, $1-0.
After recess twenty-live head consigned hy L.
.1. lt .*.* w.-re sold. With a few exceptions the
stock were In poor condition, and. despite their
gilt-edged pedigrees they only brought a moder?
ate average. The following were sold for over
Paika. 2:2fi. gr. f., 1*90, by Stnmboul-F.'anche
T., by Nephew; W. J. Bunn, Philadelphia, Penn.,
Klon. 2:47. b. e.: l?.2. l.y Comrade?Blanch. T., by
Nenteew; J. Voting, city, HBO.
Mlzpah. b. f.. 1892. by Sliimboul Prince?Minne?
haha, by Stevena's Ha ld Chief; A. H. Moore. Phila?
delphia, Penn., $1,706.
V.-ra, 1:0%. br. nu, IMS, by Slumboul?Garred, by
Juntos; 1,. H. Hurd. Fleetwood, $_.3m.l.
Garred, br. m., issi, bv .lunius? Oarrv, by King
William; J. W. Daly. Mt. Klseo. N. Y.. 17JO0.
Oran.lorn, br. f.. 1891, bv Stamboul-Onrred, by
Junlus; J. B. Butcher, Pfw'.inns. N. _*., $500.
Total for txventy-llve head, $10,280; averag* oer
head, $111.
-? ?? ?
Lovers of racing srs beginning to realize that
racing ls soon to end tn New-Jer?ey, and each day's
crowd nt North Bette* ls larger thun the preced?
ing one. The largest crowd of the meeting was on
hand yesterday to see thc races and carry on the
contest xvlth the book malters. The track was deep
In mud. nnd a number of scratches reduced the size
of the fields. The day was especially enjoyable to
the "regular**." us lt was. cool and pleasant, and
live out of tl- 1 ivo."*.t**s passed the wire first. The
North BsrgSS track will close after two more days
of racing. Here are the results:
First race Selling; for beaten four-year-olds and
upward; one mlle and B sixteenth. Zoldlvar, 8 to .*.
nnd | to .1. first; Harry Alonzo, .'. to 2 and even, sec?
ond; Persistence, third. Stonington, Str.Hae. Lord
Motley, San Joaquin, Freedom, Headlight, Bel?
wood and Double Cress also ran. Time?1:57.
Second race?Selling; six furlongs. Dalsyrian
3 to :, and out. first; L. mon Blossom. 20 to 1 and 8 to
I, second; l'oklno. third. Melanie. Lavena C Lady
Marv. Clara A. filly. Firefly. Mamie H. H.. Roger
Bayard. King Solomon and Kitten filly' also ran'
Third race?For beaten two-year-olds; five and
a half furlongs. Joe Ripley, 1 to 2 and out first'
Slr Knight, 1 to 1 und l to ">. -lecond; Parasana'
third, flyaway. The Bully, Florinda. Star Actress
Lento. Runaway, .'lizabeth. ItOBBtO Smith lcela'n.i
and La C.nrtU also ran. TIBBS 101% *******
Fourth race?Selling; one mlle and a furlon-r
Marshall, 6 to I and 3 to 10, first; Integrity 6 to i
an*l 8 to *., second; Toni Skldmore. third S?n
downe rino ran. TllllS ? MIL n
Fifth nie-For maiden two-year-olds* titra ___-.
longs, lt.ii.erla. 10 to 1 and A to 1. first* I u.llow
x t.. 1 ami I to 1. second; Senator third ?_______
II. II. filly. Hacienda. Fair Knight, Mary FeaVl^L
The Joker. Scrimp. Red Cross Walter ? m? "*
Teanlrop. tAxtton T. filly and RefraXn1'? ST-!
ran. Time?1:07.
Sixth nice Sclllr
ward; seven fui
to 5. first; Toni . ,,, .,
Mary S? third. Marmot-,. Nannie pT 8*cono:
Blue Wing. Balance ami Kilke^ny^so^n^T^
First rac*?Helling- six fi_t__. ^
Mendlcsnt. 10.; W^|r"h?D''ir,0lW."'aB?Wy^ HO;
KM; Nativity. mt: Peffi' "ft, *?'/-Wis II.
Wheeler, _?,; _wS^WfeJg -ffffi&Jffi
"Choosing an
How few are In their righk
niche. It's usually because
they drop into the first job
they get, instead of wisely
choosing their life-work
according to their talents.
A splendid series of articles
on "Getting Ready for Life's
Work" will appear in
Profraoune for ISM j
Brif Mer thin Ever.
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??SWEET CHARITY,'* s beantifsf
picture of Colonial times, in colors, 14 4 x 21
inches in ilse, presented to ail New (or
Renewing) tnbtcribere. AU Nsw Bab
?criberi sending 11.73 now, get The Col ?
vanion- Free to January 1. snd s fn '
yeer from that date. Samples copies fm
Boston, Mam.
Ol; Early Blossom, 101; Happy Maid, 96; Con
tolerate. 96; Runaway, 85.
Second race?Selling; five furlongs. Repetition,
18; Tiger, 116; Peck-miff, 110; Black Hawk, lill
Major General. 108; Kent-ma. 107; Elberon, 10?j Del
lorie, 106; Sprite. 106; Inspector C. 106: Georg*
Dixon, 106; Sappho, 103; Jim Blaine, 103; He-els
'mitti, 103; Jakie Josephs, 103.
Third rac*.?Selling; six furlongs. Bel Demonla,
116; Themis Gelding, ll.; Trlngle. 110; Spartacus,
.10; Marble Rock, 110; Tartarian. 108; I. O. EL MT;
Vagabond, 107; Azrael, 104; Pokino, 104; Maggi*
?Smith, 83.
Fourth race?Handicap; one mlle. Comanche, lit;
.oundmore, 106; Bel Demonlo, 103; The Ironmaster,
17; Marshall, 95; Chiswick, 95; High C., 85; Slr
Knight, 80.
Fifth race?Special weights; six furlongs. Loan*
laka, ll.; Rival, 109: Kerry Gow, 107; Wampee*,
104; Robin Hood. 99; Dauntless, 84.
Sixth race-Selling; seven furlongs. Bragoa, UT;
Willie L... 118; J. McLaughlin, Ila; Dr. Jekyll, Hli
Foxglove, 113; Wormier. 113; Halcyon, 110; Lons*
lale, 102; Oporto, 93; Dorine, 90; Miss Galop, 87.
Washington. Nov. 28.? At an Informal meeting of
he Hoard of Commissioners this morning lt waa
inanlmou8ly decided to refuse a license to the ley
_lty Racetrack to conduct winter racing there.
The result of the late election may have a de?
creasing effect upon professional pugilism. Fly-by
night clubs organised for a single boxing fourna
nent are likely to have a winter of discontent
ind trouble. It was announced some time ago that
:he Rockaway B.ach Athletic Club, a rival of tb*
_oney Island Athletic Club, would open Ita doors
with some prize rights to-night. District-Attorney
Flemming stated yesterday that the pror?osed es
llbltlon should not take place. He has procured
variants from County Judge Garretson for th*
irrest of all persons who attempt to violate th*
aw. The warrants were said to be In the banda oe
lohn dansey, che detective, so the new lighting
:l_l> dies "abormn."
If waa said yesterday that the New-York Ath?
etlc Club would also help to Kl ve a "knockout'
?low" to professional pugilism. This club has been
riving professional boxing tournaments every month
luring the winters for two years. The purses of
ered were generally $100; 175 to the winner, and
25 to the loser. The winner, however, ls aald t*
wests* only 160, and the defeated man H5, some
?go between" getting the other 135. The recent
ournaments have not been favorably received, and
he club may hereafter confine its sparring tourna*
nents to amateurs. "These professionals are to*
?lever." sahl a member yesterday, "and they fake
oo much and fight too little. The amateurs ar*
It ls doubtful now whether the "th Regiment wfl_
>e represented at the annual Indoor games of th*
td Regiment, to be held to-night. A team wa*
nter.<l from the "th. but some objection wa*
.lined by Che regiment, and the men concluded t*
?ompete simply as members of the National Guard.
["his play does not meet the approval of those ta
?h.irge of the _2.1 Regiment games, and lt was aald
ast night that the 7th athletes had been Informed
hat they must compete as a 7th Regiment team
ir not at all.
Chicago, Nov. 28.?Arrangements were completed
o-day whereby ^Schaefer und Ives will play a
natch of 14-lnch' balk line billiards In January
'or I:.'.-*".' a side. The contest will take place In
'hleogo. and will last six nights, 600 points to bis
-layed each night. The anchor shot will be barred
Washington. Nov. 28. -The barometer has talljW
apldly In the Middle Atlantic States, northeast*-'
raid over New-Englantl; lt haa also fallen de
i<lilly from the Missouri Valley southward ta
>xas. and a secern! depression ls now central
.vcr Kansas. The barometer has risen from th*
>ulf Coast northward to the lake regions; lt ha*
.Iso risen at Northern Rocky Mountain station*
nd on the North Pacific (.'oast. It ls warms*
renerally throughout the Mississippi, lower Ohi*
nd lower Missouri valleys and in Northern New
england. It Ut slightly colder In the lake region*
nd on thc Atlantic Coast south of New-England
nd at Rocky Mountain stations. The temperature
ras fallen d.ci.Kdly tn Northern Montana, where
t ls. below zero. The weather continues fair
hroughout the Southern and Middle Atlantic State*
nd central valleys. Local snows are reported frons
he lake regions and the extreme Northwest.
Fair weather will probably continue Jn the South
rn Staten, and In the districts on the Atlantic
'oast Wednesday. Light snows and colder north
rly winds are Indicated for the Mlsspurl. weet
irard over Colorado,, wjth a moderate cold wave In
tocky Mountain regions and In the Central Mis*
ourl Valley. _
For New-England. Eastern New-York. Eastern PeiUft*
ania. New-Jersey and Delaware, renerally fair; west
linds, decreasing In force, and probably shifting to south;
.lightly coller In New-England.
For the PISUUt af Columbia. Maryland, Virginia and
.'..nh Carolina, fair; west to south winds; slightly warmer
n Virginia.
For South Carolina. Ceorgla. Alabama. Weatern Florida,
air. wind*. *hutins to southerly; .lightly warmer ta tb*
ni t-rl or.
tem \Vc?tern New-York. \V*-tcrn Pennsylvania. OhlS.
neal sn..**- ..r light raina on the lak.-a; fair in th* la*
erhir; southwest winda, -corning variable; -lightly
varmer In Ohio.
For lndlnn.1. llllncl**. fair; pmbal.lv followed by local
mowa in northern port lona; southerly winda b*-oa_t___
??u-U-t.; colder Wed-ncmlay night.
UOl'08: Marni** St-kt.
l_.i?C7?*?-Sni 1 3 4 5 6 1 St IS!
Jl'*S8J?K?--*C'?--n?s9 -
asJrr*'r^i._.*?-*'.'. *-f,**
20.5 1
rs th* \
In this dlngrnm a continuous white line shows th*
ihang-a In prcaaur*. aa indicated by Tha Tribune's ssU
?ecordlng Ivorometer. The broken line represent* the tata*
yeramra aa observed at Perry's Pharmacy.
Tribune Office. Nov. SD. 1 a. m.-Th* weather yesterday
van fair, growing cooler In the afternoon and " H*_H
rh* t*mp?niture ranged between S5 and 44 degrees, tfcs
nu^H~ it'* ?*??-?*?* higher than ea Moa .
i? .?_"* '"*-?_.W> 'he corresponding day last year.
ata .*mA _???-*?? _v'"*'*To1* **-*** 'here WUl probsM* te
air aad somewhat ooo.ar weather. . ~

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