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Congress.?Bf'th branches In as sal on. -The Benate: Several amendments to tho Tariff bill were voted nn. ss - - Ihe House: The Naval Appropriation bill was considered. Foreign.?The French Chamber of I>epiitles re? jected. 2a2 to "l-. n motion of urgency regarding the rn-*thnils of executing criminals. ' Thu British Foreign Office denies that British officials in any way aide*] tbe Brazilian Insurgents. ? Mennler, the Anarchist, now In London, ls to be extradite*! to Franco. L> uiipstlc?The coast-d.'f'nc vessel Monterey ls at Mare Islam! Navy Yard, where her plates furnished by the Carneglea will be examined; serious defects have already been found. Monsignor Bato*.] gave an Interview un Dr. McGlynn's case. ? . Bituminous oal operators In Pennsylvania and Indiana will not bc repre aented in the proposed cleveland Conference; the Coasting trade ls suffering by oas.ti of the coal famine. =_--= The women of Lexington, Ivy, have boycotted merchants Who support th.- can. didacy of Colonel Breckin!*! Ix- a mst Iman at Sandy Creek. N. Y.. tried to kill a ph;, and afterward shot himself. City and Suburban.?Tip, the big elephant at Central Park, was killel yesterday bp cyanide of potassium, administered In capsules concealed lu "mash." ., John McQuade was formally named as Richard Croker'a successor as man of the Tammany Hall Finance Committee. ?bk- The Panama Railroad Company chartered Other 8feanier8, and will not renew its c infract With the Pacific Mall Bteamship Company. . Edward Edea k.ivc tamUmony In th.- Northern f Pacific railroad Investigation. The Nev Tork baseball Ham defeated Waablngton by a score of 6 to 5. ===== Stocks extremely dull, but irregular, and otherwise featureleaa Final chang.-s w-.-re insignificant Exports of gold were nearly $1,000,000, but rafa for exchange re? mained strong. The Weather.?Forecast for today: Fair. Temperature yesterday: Lowest, 12 degrees; highest, 66; average, 68\. Tip ls dead. Bul it was n,, easy ta-k 10 execute him after tho extreme penalty of Hie law had l>e.'n Imposed by ti court from avhlch there was Do appeal Opinions .llffa-r now. and will continue to differ, as lo the Jnatii.f the Bentcuce; and no doubt many people trill 1, - lieve that if lt had bees th<-!r duty to carri lt out a Mater un,] mot-,' expeditious Job would have re.-ulted. The wary beast simidi to have suspected a plot agalakt him, and dedlned to devour The polOQged vegetables, and careful management was i*eqtria*te to induce hiiu to awallow thc fatal dose. Jurors were drawn In Troy yeaterday fur Hie May terni of court at which the prosertitlons growing out of crimea committed at thc recent election may come np. Members of the i',,m ml ttee on Public Safety WltneOOod the drawing and expressed satisfaction with the methods and results, (laving to Governor Flower's re? fusal to allow Attornr*T-t"cneral Hancock to conduct these cases, lt ls u.*?*dful t >r the olt! gens of Troy to walch nil the pgoceedlnga with the ?utmost vigilance. As ls well known, all the power of Senator Murphy will be employed In ivehalf of tl)** murderer* nnd ru ttl a ns, and no pains must 1-a* spared by lion.-si men If tin-so luw -breakers are to re-clvi- their Just deserts. ? -w Thc latest at tempt?lie avo'ild Im- rash Indicd who should call lt th.- laat?to patch up Ihe j TartlT bill ls now fairly under way, the rir>t I of The preat mass of nineiidmetits lying .>n Hie J lible lo the Senate having been Taken up yes? terday. The only Democrat with eoninge enough to oppose them wag Mr. Mills, and as thc Republicans generally supported the amend? ments in thc belief thnt they arc marked im? provements on the original provisions, thc Texaa Senator stood practically alone. His position would command reaped were it not for his admission on Wednesday thal he would in the end support th,- bill, no matter how much l' may bc amended. After that con? fession. Mr. .Mills cid only be said to lie posing for effect; lie is not acting like a niiin willi uncompromising convlctloni which he ls win* ?ng i" liv,, gp to at all hazards. 'iii" Park Commissioners have decided to oi?y Hie law requiring two sidewalks on tbe speedway without farther action by the courts, .?uni Hi)- Injunction proecedlugs have been ad? journed foi- a week in order io let the Com* missioners crawl as qui.!ly as poasible out of iii)' hoi" in which they timi themselves. And now they nre resolutely denying that tbeyever had any Intention of not obeying Ihe law. "I?ois anybody take us for law-breakers?*'asks President (lansen, with weU-niwromed Indlgnn Hon. Such a ipi,Mimi should be answered ac? cording to its fol'y. Ih?s Mr. Clausen think an injunction would have been sought and at? tained if there had nol been ample evidence, of the Commissioners' intention to build only ..ne sidewalk where they thought one prefer? able tO two? "VXARH, EROS Im Tho touch of nature in the not altogether lovely company gathered in Last Fourteenth Street on Thursday to witness the abdication of the uncrowned King was undoubtedly gen? uine and sincere. The manifestation of feeling was not strange lt would have been Btrange Indeed had the rough men who had so long enjoyed the material advantages of Mr. Crok ef"s leadership exhibited no emotion when he laid down his sceptre. And in so tnt as what? ever is pennine ami sincere I- praiseworthy and admirable, (lue credit for the demonstra? tion of feeling is inn withheld. Mr. Croker stood to most ,,f the men Burrounding him In the relation <*f benefactor. Ami though neither he t,,,f tiley were under any illusion as to his motives, not om* of them supposing for a ma ment that in what he bad done for them he wag actuated by any philanthropic or merely benevolent purpose, they ,li,l know and feel thal they were under obligations to lum for having selected them to do his work and the work of the Tammany organlgatlon .'md giving them Hie I'lioni) jus opportunities for political promotion and pecuniary profit which accrued therefrom. The emotion nf gratitude was nat? ural and becoming, though it was not un mingled with the complacent reflection thal they had themselves contributed in no small inensure tn the sue,'ess which had attended Mr. Crek, r's leadership. If they had cause for gratitude io the leader under wliose guidance tiiey had attained honors to which they were in no way entitled, he too hail occasion for self-irraiulatioii in having had through nil the stormy years of his political campaigning such a loyal and devoted following. Now can tin"-,, be any question that, willi the exception oi' p,i'li:,ps two or thr.,- ani bilious aaplrantfl for iii*' Influential and profit* able position lu- resigned, th,- expressions ? . regret at his withdrawal were heartfelt ami sincere. Tor the rnosl Unintelligent .'ind shiiH sighted of them could not but be aware that tin* retirement of the leader at this lime la a serious blow to the ,-omp act organization upon which they depend for a livelihood. And it is only fair to say ihat the satisfaction with which the advocates "f reform in municipal ndmlnls nation Plew Ihe withdrawal of Mr. Croker from 'he leadership "f Ta mina ny ls in precise proportion to th.- grief "f his satellites and ile pendents, lt |s not too much to soy th it In all Hie qualities "f leadership for such an orgnn hatlon as Tammany Hall. Mr Croker stain!*: lead and shoulders above anv of his preile ceaaora. Partly because he has been able to profit by th.-ir mistakes, hut m.ire because "f his innate fae! and shrewdness, he luis suc? ceeded in holding his following together and in keeping it 1;. control as well of th.- piny in tin- Slat,- as of all departments "f the City C.oVel-IHli'Ilt. Escaping the shipwreck ulii.li befell most ,.f them, he has shown greater Wisdom and sense than any ?,f them In laying down lits office at a time when the organisation ls comparatively harmonious and united, ami ,f nm as strong now as at some times in th" past With ai bast the prestige ,,f a lurg,, ma? jority at the last election. Ile retires willi a great fortune, the only drawback to which ls ihat it was so suddenly and mysteriously ac? quired as to give rise io nely Insinuations which h?' is either Indisposed <>r unable to refute. I; is Hot likely Hun Tammany will have as his successor so able or so dangerous a leader. Th.- head <>f a corrupt organisation Hie sources of whose strength ate in the haunts "f vice and Hi,- dens "f dis,rd,.fly and danger,,us pla?s, he kepi himself personally free from vicious taint, and maintained outwardly a sober self* reepecting lil'. Hi-- very virttn's ma,le him mole useful to the loose and corrupt organisa? tion wll"Se ell,ls pe S'TVeil .'Hld Dior.- dangerous to the orderly procApaea *>f good government. Ile was as popular with "the boys'' as Tweed, but without that l.a.li-r's voluble reckles ness ami audacity. As reticent as Kelly, h.- was far mole sagacious, self-contained and diplomatic. Better than either ,,f them, he knew his limita? tions ihkI realized ihat in lin- silence which be eujoined upon himself and rarely broke except iimii-r necessity, lay the secret of power, It cannot he other than a merciful dispensation to tin- citizens of th's misgoverned and tax ridden community that he hus stepped down from th*' leadership of th,- banded plunderers who have so long li,-1,1 sway. And lt is the crowning stroke of genius on his -.mri that bc i:,k,s this opportunity for his abdication, He ls rich; th,- organization is at th.- point "f culmination. "Unarm, Eros! The long day's task ls done." .i ii:iy REMAi:KS ABOUT a I /;TO. Governor Flower's disapproval of the bili to create a new Hark Commission of tw,, rnem? bera, on.- Republican and one Democrat, ls con? veyed In a document which did not require his signature to Indicate its authorship, observe the way in which ii begins: "This ls one of ihe bills which was forced through the Legislature as a political measure by the majority in cadi house. Its character is well Indicated by the abject political confessions of some of th" ad? vocates of the bill While Hie measure wai Hil? lier discussion in the Senate." Your grammar, Oovernor, ls as rank as your manners jim lhat is not surprising, nor particularly Impor? tant. What you un au is that a bill which wag designed to rescue the parks of this city from an Ignorant, obstinate, law-breaking Tammany Commission, in accordance with the desire of amery reputable citizen of New-York who emu prebends their vain.-, thi' Injuries they suffer and th" dangers which menace them, was nothing but a Job contrived by hypocrites and pass.sl by bruie force. And you pretend that your case ls proved by tin- remarks of two Hepiilrlif.ni Senators who confessed ihelr Igno? rance of thc subject, but were reidy to trust the Judgment of their colleagues. "Uefunn." you atld, with mi Intention of sarcasm and un effect of mer.- Impudence, "reform, as ex? emplified by th.- majority of th.- Legislature, ls a physic which they seemed fond of ad ministering to all other than Republican locali? ties, ami to all people except Themselves." It might be rash to assert, Governor, that this ls Hie most characteristically offensive performance of your official life, hut lt ls ccr A DAXGKROUR MEASURE It is ea*-.v to gay, as some Demo, ratlc journals of large Influence do, daj after day, "Pass the Tariff bill gt owe, im; cnl '"it the Infamous income tax." Whether the Income tax can be cut oul is extremely doubtful, but it ts well nigh certain that Hie bill cammi bc pa ** I Without it. The !>? iinx-raile party iris so cm pletely and abjectly surrendered Itself to I' llsm 'im tl.ne feature of the bill whli emphatically nut Di'miMTatlc seems to be the onlj one which gives H positive strength In a ('oiii7iv-? railed I'? ni"-'Hitic. The substitution of .1 pmhlbltlve 'buy "ii si,el 1 ?? :iin- to please Mr Carnegie, Instead nf prohibitive dntles on rails to pleat.her I.pie, does liol delight ani body except oin* British subject. The directors ..f thc King Philip mills are doubtless pleased with the triple compound duties ,,u cotton goods which they contrived, but they know ,|nir.. t.,.> much of the conditions upon which prosperity ile [tends m.' to prefer Immcasunilily ihe ;? duties, Hemral proi I by Bpccial favoritism will not lu thc long nm help mij manufacture that has merits. A woollen schisluli. which bankrupt* mani lin cannot really help the few which lt tl a t*i enrich with free trade in materials and I protective dir,,-s on their pt*odiit*t* All Indus tries ara' bound together by Iles which thlrtj y.ars of consistent and encourage iin-iir of American industries hive forg<*d .ucl which nothing can break, mil if aiivl"..ly fancies thal a monopoly <<t collars and cuff**, of whiskey, or even ol .naur, wiiuhl be as profitable with general prostration of bu? ns moderate protection with genen I prosperity, he ls Ignorant >.f the economic alphatiei Being tims Ignorant, some I>euiocralic had irs wonder whv Bepnhllcana ar.* not ready to vote into the Tariff bill especial and Imleceul f.i\,,rs to particular intcn-sts But the ItVpiih Heans have learned by thirty >< ir- nf practical experience In developing ihe Nation thal a measure which secures large demands and re munera tire employment for labor a- n whole I- the only on.- which can enable the millions t, purchase largely of the products of any In dust ry, and hence ti.nly one which can giva lo any Industry a solid foundation f.>r lasting prosperity. Republicans are therefore utterly and Irreconcllnbly hostile h. a policy which would depress ile wages of labor In all the great industries toward thc British level, even though it may single oul for favoritism lha whiskey and Ihe sugar trusts, or the manu? facturing interests represented by certain "recreant and groedy Senators" By the side <>f thi* larger question, the op? position lo tin- Income tax seems pitiable and childish it is an Indecent measure, bul so it is Indecent to drive Industrious Americans to wain by Hi" bu nd rei 1 thousand, In order that foreign manufacturers or traders slut ll thrive. The income r.ix is hostile to Hie spirit of Ameri? can Institutions Very mic. hut lt ls far mora hostile ,to American Institutions io take from midio is ,,f workers and ruters the wages in-.-essary to support them in tl.omfolifl to which they have 1.oin,, accustomed. Then* could be no measure mor,* dangerous to thc patriotic feeling ,,r to tbe peace of this self gov, ruing country than one which would Hms foster discontent and haired ,,f wealth iu tim hearts of a greni majority <>f American voters. Ti." moat dangerous demagogue lo free Inst! rations to,lay is not the one who would on* justly deprive th" rich of sollie fraction of their ricoiiies, but the ann' who would degrade all American labor, nuder preten.f .securing cheaper products from other lands. SOUTH ERR IVU lei: I lins. Immigration to the Southern Stales has nl ways i.ii checked by tbe disposition to mur? der whick has b,,ii so prevalent among South? ern communities, and which is _ot yel extir? pated, even If lt be materially diminished, lt is ageless for Southerners or their apologists lo ib-ny this, for the fact ls bo, the testimonies to lt crowding and legible on every hand. I.'inl grants <>f peaceful tjrpe and Intention won't go where the cutthroat and the desperado consti? tute un "Imperlum in imperio." enforcing their rule with the bowie-knife anil the double har relied shotgun, and where the representatives of tho highest aristocracy pepper each other with revolvers in courtrooms, in theatres and in the street whein-yer they have fl "little dilli <*ulty" or whenever tin* voice <>f "bonah" calla, Tlie South wonders why the much desired im? migrant won't ."onie. We have told lt the rea? son. Let it pluck the spirit of murder and the murderer himself, though he groan like the polled -up mandrake, out of Its soil, ami ins. i nile and maintain a civilized Nodal order, as all people that pretend to bs ctvlllsed must ,|>. if thu were brought about, their territory would fill up fast enough. Berti -is lt ls, the Italians propose t? try it experimentally; there |g i... additional room for them Just now in the North or ih.- Argentine States, and the tide of a-mi gration having started from the peninsula, lt ls not easy to arrest it. They are a pescefttl peo? ple, and a docile in the mnln. but with caped tles of self-defence ami reprisal attested tines talnly above your uv,"nig.-, and that is saying I a great deal If you had been ou the stump i bidding for Hum-cnn ic applause and'ti reuoml ! nation winn yon composed lt. instead of sitting jiu the Executive Chamber and preparing a , Stat,- paper in the capacity of Chief Magistrate, ymir language and Ideas would have come maier to lining your surroundings. You haye a remarkable lack of discrimination, and it j seems t,. be growiiiL' rapidly, w.- are Inclined \ to think thai you suffered a oreat misfortune in the applause which under peculiar rircum* Btances near '.he beginning of your tenn f,,l lowi-d your ntteram.f an explosive "cuss word." You then conceived the belief that by the use ,,f such exclamations as "Iramil!" and I "Batar yu would remind people <>f Andrew Jackson and endear yourself to admirers of robust statesmanship lt was a mistaken notion, and you ought lo try to get over it. We enfess, Oovernor, thal we are rather surprised and ronsklerably disgusted t,, find you appropriating the current can! about -par? tisanship" This Park Board bill and espe? cially the circumstances ,,f its passage indi,-ute. you say. "tin extreme length to which partisan ship was carried in tho consideration of l"gis latlon liming tbe recent session.*' That is the sort of talk which has lately made fl good many persons ridiculous. Every resolute en? deavor during Tin- last six months lo reform rascality oul "f the administration of public affairs by putting into law tin* political and moral convictions which the people expressed frith tremendous emphasis at tl"' polls last November has evoked Hm warning. "Hold on! Tike care! That looks like partisanship." S.. cried ihe leader of fl reform movement who was certain that Ihe police systematically levied and divided blackmail, so soon as I' was prop?>scil that steps should h.* taken to stop their stealing of elections. And au, Hov ernor, when you bad n chance to save the parks from wanton maltreatment by four Tam? many Commissioners yon refused to apply the remedy 0U Ihi ground that lt contained an infusion of partisanship. Prom thi- particular form of hypocrisy and Its exponents thc country has suffered grievously of late, bul we eui,nain a cheerful belief lhat it bas lie gun to recover and will not be fooled again in our generation. the days of Lars Porsena and Sextus Tarquln lus; and If any Immigrant can stand up against the Southern desperado with his shotgun and bowte-knlfe it is th,, peninsular lrandlt av'.Th his revolver and stiletto rm: LIBERAL leaders. The Rosebery Government has escaped defeat on the budget, but its prestige has been Seri? ously, if not fatally, Impaired. The majority of fourteen was obtained after the Prime Minister had made an urgent appeal at the National Liberal Club for Irish support; and so doubt? ful was the result that tin* fate of Hie Oovern? ment could not be forecast until th,* division was announced. With so narrow a margin as this on the general budget. Ministers can hardly hope to carry any of Hu* Important measures which they have Introduced. Loni Rosebery has declared that even If the ma? jority falls still lower. In- will fight the battle io tl.ml; but neither courage nor aggressive ness can be Inspired by despairing appeals such as he has made this week. Apparently the only battles for which his demoralized followers have any heart are Hmso which are to be fought out among themselves without re? gard for tin- common enemy. The Prime Minister has not fulfilled Hi" ex? pectations of his friends in his leadership of j di" party. He has been ronsplcuously lacking j in dignity and seriousness. Sin.edlUg a states? man who was always profoundly In earm-st and who never digested himself "f a marked stateliness ail' manner in discussing publlcques tlons, Loni Rosebery has displayed a Jockey? ing and flippant habit in dealing with factions an.l i*i meeting political crises. Ile has mad,' a sei-h-s of speeches on the vital question of II. Kui.-, each of which has produced a different effecl and two of which have re qulrcal strained and labored Interpretation. A Prime Minister, who startles Hm Lords ona night with his stark naked candor, and then labors t" convince with flippant sophistries g bani headed Scotch audience thal he has been generally misunderstood, Inspires distrust and suspicion rather than confidence. Perhaps lt ls th,- contrast between Mr. i.'hailstone's stately dignity snd Lo.-d Ri7taseberjr*g jocular banter thai places th" present Prime Minister at a disadvantage; but he has certainly lowered the tot.f English politics since he has been in otii.a. His speech at th,' National Liberal dab was below th,- inch level ,,f English po? litical leadership. Ir was jaunty, light-hearted ami not without dexterity; but lt was the speech of a Prime Minister who regarded a political crisis as something like a horse race that might I"- won liv a neck. Sn- William Harcourt has appeared to much berier advantage than Loni Rosebery sine Mr Gladstone's retirement. Indeed, he has don" so well that many Liberals no longer at? tempt to ct.al their regret that the succs sion did not fall to him. When th," Govern? ment was placed in minority on ihe opening debate on ihe address I* wan through Slr \\ Ulam Harcourt's brilliant tactics that the situation was transformed. Il** has lei ihe Ibdiie Huh- party in tin- Commons with cn summnte skin, and tin- Government's triumph In ih,. Budget debate w is mainly won by his strong defence "f ins financial proposals. Al though h" is not without larg" resources ,-f ;?. he h.a- d. roted his energies lu the debates m.inly i" s. rh-ns argument and mind,.I discussion of principles "f Jus imi finance, While Lord Rosebery h.is boen imitating Lord Psi.rston and Lord ?i-'i. ld. Sir William Harcourt his taken ? ?!??'- pl icc a . a ? ;..v. niment leader capable ,,f gi ring sledgehammer blows .uni ;if ile- same time b. nt nj. maintaining th" aud decorum of English public life. FROFAXE WORDS IX TIIE WAVY. "Tho'i f> ewi ir!" is ona of th,* orders ' I down In th- "Laws f ,r the Hitter '.' ? ' Y*>t nn "ii th ? Ivertently, .'? I lt does, Hi" "rn* wh, ls taw ,rn nt has itter to the atten? tion nt '!." Nair I a. -p.i r-t it-.- n-. A caae of thin .v uri br Hun by tho p .wers at Washington, wi i are t> decide whether 'r not l ? - - aggravating that i",du- liam M. Polger must he tried a- i fi sentence as a court-martial ti iv inflict. Prom the rap..rr< that have li ? .ut fr..in the Navy Department, lt would seem that Commander F ilger was warranted In losing hi< temper, earen if he was not justified in using pr.f.ito* lat,guage, t, Passed Assistant James M. HI kr. li. Commander Polger ls th" commander of th,* - Yorktown, and recently, when on tbs way from Sm Francisco to Tacoma, and after reach. lng th,- cold latitudes, ba sent for the engineer officer *":i Instructed him to hav,- th" steam* heating apparatus pul in condition for use. The orders wa-re curled "Ut at once, and wh,*n Com? mander !?""]g.f was standing by tin* heater, Ju*t after rt,,un was turned on, a Jet of "Hy wafer flew tin, ugh the little relief valve and dire ?? i its course into th.. Commander's port ear. There ls ie, re. old of what lie said Just ut that Inst.tnt, hut In- lost tio .Imo in dispatching lils orderly for Mr. 1*1,krill, and whim the hitler appeared, so lt is reported, th., commander took no thought of the "Articles 'i warning tha' Navy," but en* croached upon Article s, which gays: "Such pun? ishment as a court-martial mav- adjudge mny I") Inflict rd on any person In tha Navy who In guilty "f prof,m. swearing, falsehood, drunken. inss, gambling, fraud, theft, or any other scan? dalous conduct tending to the destruction of g.I morale." Th- result was that Mr, Plckrell re? ported this serious violation to tin- Becretary of th.* Navy. That Commander Polger should hive allowed his tongue to become unbridled is surprising to som.- ..r his brother officera, win, ur,- Inclined to li" chantal,I,-, and beUeve th it he was misled hy his misinterpret.ul.m of rh-' hill In Congress authorising commanding Officers of vessels to "administer Oaths to others" Hut If h.- had re? ferred ?,, Article L72I of th,- Navy Regulations he could have seen What lt says with regard to thc "forms to be us.,]." Hiram Maxim ls credited wltb hiving Invented tin- term "Folgerised" while Commander Polger was Chief of the Bureau of iirdn.mee, and lt ls possible that a certain form of profanity will he known as "FVllgerlaed" In th,, future, nf course auch a breach "f tin- law would myer happen on b .arl of a flagship, ii Mg armored cruiser, f.r chaplains ar., assigned to theae Ships; hut such small vessels as the York? town do not have tha-B.. commissioned teachers of montis and religious Instructors. It makes no difference ii' th,- army did sw.-ar in Pleaders; th- use of the "Big, Mig I>" ls entirely out of place In the Navy, and will not be tolerated at iiiiy Hine, and while tin* Navy Regulations do not ,1,.tin,, various expletives common to the New* Bagland vernacular as profanity. Article 1,028 would seem to govern lt. It reads: "Superiors of every gnuie ar.* forbidden to injure those tinder ?heir command by tyrannical or capricious con? duct, or by almslve language. Authority over sub ordlnetea ls t,, t?* aserolaed with firmn-s-, but with justice ami kindness." Tlu? Wilson bill <P,esn't seem bi he "In lt" to any i-xteiit, after all It ls easy for outspoken Democratic Journals tu Ming Stones at 1'opullBt CovernorH like I-aewelllng and Waite for syni'-atrdT'lng with lawbreaking and for neglecting to suppress the raids of the tramp brigades on railway property. Hut what have these Journals to say In defence of their own President, who encouraged the Socialist movement by handing ovr the Stare Department to the man who waa the first choice of the Popu list Convention for the Presidency? Or what apologies can they offer for their own political organization, which has been in alliance with the Populists, and has adopted their policy of Income taxation? The only friends of the Gorman tariff are the trusts apd the sugar speculators. Populist Senators and Governors are no longer playing to the gods of the galleries, but to the knights ot the road, to train-marauders engaged in civil war, and to pestilence-breeders in tramp camps In Washington. The earthquakes In Greece shake the ashes and perished dust of history of which Its soil ls composed, heaping another handful of ruin on the gray and rooted foundations of ruin which li- beneath, deep as the bases of Hymettus, where the sceptre of Theseus and the club of Hercules Ile with the bones of Centaurs and tusks of the Atlantean boar. These rumblings and tremors of the world, or that Mediterranean portion of lt, made them all shiver, and the coffined dust of Pelops and the Atrld.v like? wise, enough to wake them out of their graves nnd summon back upon the clouds the dispersed hierarchy of Olympus, and from th" caverns the vanished sibyls of Delphoe. It ls likely that when these waves of agitation pass, the Penin? sula, with Its circlet of Islands, will remain topographically Intact, and Its urn of memories nnahattered, hard as it may tx* upon its cities and monuments and villages and peoples. These cataclysms are recurrent In and around the Mediterranean basin, and have been since the time of Homer and the Hebrew bible, and as far beyond >is one may choose to launch the arrow Of Conjecture. There ls hardly an historic (irv or site which has escaped. Antioch, with many visitations, had ""?? 'hat in an hour Stretched all her temples and towers In the dust; and In I.i-l."n. while Hie Hist stroke of the bell swung hy th,* earthquake was yt audible in the ulr, sixty thousand of her people were plunged beneath th" sraters of the Tagus. The recent sho.ks In Greece have had nothing like this magnitude or Intensity, but have still been a serious calamity, and draw to that counlry Ihe sympathy of all others; nor will aid be wanting If lt be needed. ? Hers and there the Gorman tariff raises duties fniii th" McKinley level until they are practi? cally prohibitory. This ls one of the cccentri. I Ues .f Democratic "tariff ref,rm." Hark Commissioner Clausen utt-rs a timely Word In calling upon all the people of the city ? . , insider themselves members of a Vigilance i* -mmtttee to gee that the flowers in the various parks are not disturbed. Th.- flowers are for the c .runion enjoyment, and no one has any right to Interfere with the enjoyment of others. A letter-carrier in Lancaster, Penn., has bepn dismissed by this "Reform" Administration be? cause he fonrarded to Washington a few days ago a ?' implalnl of ths Republican employes In ? i Mtoffics in that pla-.-, silaging tha Civil Service law had been violated. The only I given f"r his dismissal ls that he has ? guilty of "conduct prejudicial to good dis? cipline." That civ.-rs th,- ground very Inade? quately, lr seems rather to have been conduct tending to expose the Democratic scheme to loot the office. The incident suggests rh.- need of chsnges tn the rivi! Herries laws. s> thal both pr un lions and dismissals shall be brought within the b ipa of the law. To about M dow .ii Hi- classified Hst appointments can I- male ..nly after Civil Service examina? tions, bul as respe ts promotions snd dismissals the bea ls of dei etc- -irn undi r ao re*. .1 whatever. Tins the Civil Bervlee principle ls largely vitiated. Any Important change In the law la nol to bs expected from a Dem , r.itlc Congress, tut when the Republicans are again In cun'r.l thu matter should receive attention. Tho attendance at the baseball gam, s. In spit, of the hurd times, Indicates g genuine revival i f Interest In thia fln*? sport. Tin- name of ?'Na? tl inst game" ls no longer a misnomer. Th- Brooklyn Aldermen have at last yielded to the demand of public opinion, and hay. granted the permission long sought by the Brighton Beach Railroad Company to extend Hs tracks for two short blocks so as to make con? nection with the Kings County elevated road at Pulton-st. and Pranklln-aara. lt is to be pre? sume 1 that tbe Mayor will promptly approve : the resolution "f th.- Aldermen, on which only i tw > dissenting votes wi r,- recorded. A moderate Compensation ls to be paid by the company an? nually to the city, although as a matter of fact no pubii ? property ls to be used for the extension save nt Btrcet a-rosslrigs, and lt is stipulated that pr.perty-owners who may suffer shall he prop? erly requited. This extension ls a matter of ln t'-rest to New-Yorkers desiring to visit Coney Island, for when this short Itnk has been con? structed, through trains will be run directly from the Hil ige to Brighton Beach, th.* sheeps? head Hay racetrack, ste. As tbs route win na wholly in the city of Uro,,klyn the rate of fare must be low. The Hrlghton Company has for several years been endeavoring to obtain what it has ;tt last secured, and while lt will b- greatly benefited by the change soon to be made, lt ls evident that the advantages to the public at large will be considerable PERSONAL. Mr. William Winter, the well-known dramatic) critic of The Tribune, -.ulled for Kurope .m Wednee* day of this week, to be absent four months, Ra lins not b.'trn In very k*"*"1 health lately, and his many friends hope that his trip will brina; to him u complete restoration of hts strength and vigor, He ls to spend most "f the Ume In Scotland, and there Ih little doubt that thc immy historical nnd literary associations of the land of the heather win Inspire him t<> write another of thn?a? charm In kt bo.ks for which he has t?*come ao tn mons. Tha committee In Qermany appointed to erect a monument to Heine ls not having aa easy time of lt. Subscriptions hiive not came In aa readily as expected, and two cities, PusssMorf, the p>et's birthplace, and .Maynee, hav.- refused to have tbs statue even If lt was given to them. Says "The New-Y,uk Observer": "The many friends of the Hev. W. M. Taylor. D. D., Of this city, will he glad to learn that he has been In much better health for the past week. Some three years ago Dr. Taylor closed a most eloquent appeal for the home In the following pathetic words: 'i>, woman, do not forset that i"Jod has crowned you j with the noblest service for the race. Remember that the home la the flrst university, and the mother the first professor.' In a note to one of ' his friends on Saturday last he expressed great Interest In the efforts of the women opposed t,, woman suffrage, which he would gladly aid If lt were In his power, and he iioi*ed his attitude In re? gard to woman's high sphere, according to God's appointment, would not be forgotten. He sal I that he had so lofty an Ideal of woman that he would : not degrade her to a vulgar Buff rage." The venerable James 8. T. Stranahan. of Brook? lyn, who ls now In his eighty-seventh year, claims to have a proprietary Interest In The Tribune. ' Thia la the way he put the matter tn a conversation the other day: "In ltlM I was a member of th* \ Anaembly from Oneida County. Iv.,,-;, Whin, an J tha Whigs had Just 100 of the 128 members, al though In the previous Assembly they had had a i much smaller number. Well, m that winter Hor? ace Greeley came io Albany to see what encour? agement he BOOM get toward starting a new pa? per which he had In mind. He was very thin at that time; later In life, when he had more flesh, his appearance was greatly Improved. He got the hundred Whig Assemblymen together and told th.-m gout hts plans. He proposed to call hi* paper The Jeffers mian.* In order to interest aome pf the Democrats In lt. an.l lt was his plan to g"t lt Started In time for the campaign of 1S10 Well ZncJ} ?f u" aT?'*i to put in Jin, and that ma, ? 11.000 for the Tuindred- 'and he was able t* a"-ur* some other money. Hefore the paper was Issued fSTC-i-Y vn*inK** the name, and called lt *T*n* Log J abln * and everybody knows thar lt took an ?o,, ?J*5. vln "JV1*"0** of William Henry Har?" Th aT. ,J?hn TyUr' An<1 out of 'Toe Log cabin. Th. ?T,r,bum* **rew- 8<> 1 always have felt hat i had 110 worth of Interest In The Tribune " l THE AXXIVERSART EXERCISES F.UDtlX A RECEPTION t.V HONOR OE Dil. TAI.MAOE A.Nl> MANY TRIHt'TES WEBBS FRIENDS ix THIS OOaUMTM ANL) A UKO AD. There was another great -ratha ring In the Brook, lyn Tabernacle last evening at tha* contbiuatles of the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Dr. Talmage as a pastor in llrooklyn. Theodore D. Dlmon. president of the Tabernacle trustees introduced ex-Secretary Hen ja min H. Tracy as 5 presiding otlicer after Dr. W. EL Milburn, tho blln? chaplain of the United States Senate, had offered un eloquent prayer. ? General Tracy paid tribute to the wide extent of the work of Dr. Talmage. The flrst speaker |n. traduced was ex-Secr.nary William M. I.varts. He said that he was glad to pay his tribute to th* worth of what Dr. Talmage had done for the wo-W He was about to close his twenty-five yean in hia llrooklyn pulpit with a trip around the world It would, however, only bring him baa-k to hia starting point with new muterlal for sermuiu te be sent around the world. A large number of letters and tetsgraaei wen i read by Dr. Louis KlOffSl h. Among Hiern was thia from Herbert Gladstone; "Mr. (Madalena, being somewhat out of health, has to restrict his correspondence, as mueh j, possible, but he desires me to say for him th?t Dr. Talmaxe always has his best wish, s, at.d that he remembers with much Interest the occasions when he had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Talauga** Canon Wilberforce ant others seat i t<rlrgr,t? from landon. The Karl of Aberdeen, c.unt Ai?lre Hobrinskoy, of st. Peteraburg; Unit*.,! Huies .-? m tors rJbennan. Carey, Jones aid Viias, Oovernors McKinley. O Ferrell, Hicn, Osborn, Marivha-n, Northes and Dewciiing anl Bishops Hurst u3 Vincent sent letters, whicb w.-r, read i'nlted States Senator Patrick Walsh, f "borgia pr.-, med the greetings and congratulation* ot me people of his Srat<*. In part he said: "Th* |i*-oj,le 0f the r-outh -thai beaven tavor< ? land which & the rlcheat in natural resources, and ... tm in-ar future to becomi the most pfeosperoua m th* Union?unite In _ngr a tula tiona to Uta Bey, Dr. Talmage, and wish ni:n continued uwfulaeH und ? strength to celebrate . w paitor of the llrooklyn Tabernacle. They wiall him >.* ,. a 'and beie,li,'Hen In nus Uf?. an.l a crown ui .;i.n;0r talitj' in ihe lit- thal is eternal." The Rev. Hr. Charles I. Thompson, of tfcii etty I Congressman Joesph C. Hendrix ..nd the htv. br I 1. J. Lansing, of Boston, also sp -ia", i Hr. Talmage was th. ls H* paid 4 I compliment to ?ach of the previoufl Bpeaasn, *a4 in ending, aald: "This t? Hi- supreme hour of my Hf* Many (rog. ! tions stir my soul, hut neither the lirooklya ruy reception last rdght, nor the natl mal and iiUfrn?. ttonal reception m-niKht. as far aa 1 know my onn 1 heart, has create 1 lr. me one feeling ot exaltation 1 ,t prl le. It has only stirred ip tn . *|*j-. ..ni prayei that I might hereafter prove myiti worthv of nil this kindness. . . . "Myself haring thanked ths gen Hem ?-. <*:., hiv* taken part in this meeting, 1 isk thu ? .i;?nc? winn I shall give them the .Ignal to rlM ar.l tak* out their handkerchiefs and Wave them Bad giv* three cheers for the illustrious gu-ats. of this even? ing." This ended the exercises. BABXABD COLLEGE TRUSTEES MELT. THE PSOflPCROt'S CONDITION OF THK INf-TITTJ. TI"N OPPICBRS ag-ntXCTEO. The annual meeting bf tne tru?:- I of Bimini College was held y Sterday afternoon at the college. No. 3171 Madlson-ave. Th" treasurer reported a good surplus In the treasury. The expenses for next year, lt was estimated, won lad st ia*.,st |Sm,dOO would be required ( n of 4 n-w college i,u.i lina?, lientl >n a ,- mad ( a large donation having been promt towarr] thia fund, and it was announced thal 1 larg ->r*rty had been offered 11 ? rees situated be? tween Columbia College .irv! Riverside Drive, north* w.st of thc Cathedral of St m i ? Dlartne, Mrs. A. A. Anders rn 1 pine of ex-Judge Noah Davis, resigned teat. fleers of the preceding year wer elected Mis* Miry Billing* ac I Miss I. - Pl. -1. I w.-re chosen associate mern bi rears the -?? had been living on 1 1 mporar) charter, lt j was .bc; ,r-I. end lt was - 1 thit j the application recentl) ma le for a perm* lent char I ter would be icr-ic: 1 j An Kl'.a Weed Ill-til??: ? r. pre I to the college by 1 Inala j Brown'a Behool, ana th* - ra .a I Kil.i Weed memorial r m ?? th the pr ? i- of 1 "Th- Barnard Anuna. I at tl a 1 ropy. Mrs george at the .-.".? 1 Kev. j pr Arthur Brook* ?-: is B. Bi \. Plimpton. Mrs. Fl a I Dawes Hrown, Mr- William C. Bn 1 H. Choate. ll VV. Mabl, Mi - A fr-d Meyer, Mm. James Ta. -r. Everett P. Vi ' Mi.s Alice Williams, Mrs Hei ry Osborne, Mr*. Seth I Iajw an l th* Rev. H..*vh rl( k Ti rry. EX-PRESIDEXT HARRISOX IX "Ronkits'. A LUNCHBOS POR HIM AT TH : OXFORD '.'MU? INFORMAL, BPEBCHMAKINO Bl WEI.I.. KNOWN MEN. BX-Prealdenl Harrison was the gt ?'? WUUSSB Herri at luncheon yeeterda; ti rd In Hrooklyn. He was taken f>r a dfflvi 1 Pl Hark by Mr. Berri and Mur-t HsJat'ad iWure going to the clubhouse. Among Hms- invited to m.et him were Mayer ?? hieren. J. 8 T Strar.ihan, W C Bryant, ll 1. Bridgman, 1: B, Bartlett, E. lt. Kennedy, Felix Campbell, General B 1" Tracy, charles A. Moore, st Clair McKelway, H. w Has* well, s. H. butcher, ex-Mayor B.ly Bernard Pa* lera, w ,- Wallace, ll. I. Hayden, Willis L .'gaea, John A. Nichols and Georire A. in ?? Some Informal s;..-limaXing took pla - Th* ?!,*.livers Included Messrs, Btranahan. Bei I Hal? stead, Tracy, McKelway, Bchteren, Bo ly and Peters. The ex President made a brief ., . ress in which th.-re was no reference to politic* Ex-Mayor Boody sail he hoped that when Mr. Han 1 area makin-,' up lils next. Cabinet h.- >,. . . * fl Bi worthv a representative of Brooklyn as s; -crater*/ Tracy. ?? C. RO Et: E ... GOULD WITHDREW UIS SAME, in: at FinsT aot'OHT readmission into thb raoqubt And then DMCII i ? N '.' TO JuIN it. George .1. Gould has been a Bandi BBV*> ship In the Racquet and Tennis ," He ls no longer a candidate far membership It lu* been rumored that he was "blackballed." Mr Q '? said yesterday that his name was up f r BdnMSBtM to the Hacquet Club, but for prt\ ir.* r , ? ba bil withdrawn lt before any vote was taken. Th* rt-;1 dr-.iw.il was mile some time ano Mr QouM would not nive his reasooe for wlthdr.iwln.: bia 1 ISM H* wi*. 1 metnb-rof the duh bobm years Bg ! *: rghy be resigned aad BoagM r, idmlaatoa ??? s lld s t say. Mr. Could ls at present a member '? J* York Yacht ."lub. the American Ya, il < ?'? u)9 l.arehnxmt Yacht Club, the Lawyers' Club, tn* Vaudeville Club and the N-w-l irk The Racquet ,unl Tennis club hai hoiiv,. at No. 2: West Forty-sevei .' l0 was formerly th- Racqaet Clul). ar. I I [ at the northeast corner of Twentj Slxth-ave, Since the change In the c'.uh'i nan m-mliershlp hus been largely Incr, 1 ai said that the new members wh ? I, . ? sar* trusl to make th- club more "cv . . ?'? *'** formerly. The present officers are Isaac Townseaa, presld-nt; J. it Cross, vice-pi Thomas a* Manson, Jr., treasurer, .ml C. l-awr PerstsSj Becretary, A STORY ABOUT THE RABWAT MY8TBR* VISIT OP A BTRANCM. woman TO THB TOW* WHO HAYS THi; NAME OF THE MI'*' WBRD QIRIi Wit? BOOM UK KNOWN Interest in the mystery which still BUiroeas- tba murder of the young girl found dee i la the latter part of March. INT, la Hahway. N. J . vv is iei**SS on Thursday by a Btory told by Sh- rn: 1:1 FlStOtt a street-car driver. The girl was found '*"?' ht'r throat eui li, Central-aye., ant nothing ha* ever been learned ar: to her name or prevloua hl*tor>. I-r.17.ee says a woman well advance I In >''?*'*? dressed In deep mourning, m-t him mir fe ????? way station on Thursday, sane asked h'm about the murdered girl, and then told him te procure a buggy, and together they drove io the 'fm .? where the girl was burled'. When she atood hy tne grave she said the people of Hahway a-OttM M ,U[J prised when chev learned who the murdered i1" was. She cried bitterly, according to th* atora\ Hater she a-ik.-d to be taken to the place ?n?*J the girl was murdered. She then returned ta m* station, Frazee says, and took the train for fm city. She told Fraxee that sh* had come ?__ from the Weat and lived In Columbus-av* ?% city. She addeil that she would retun) on Memor*-* Day to Rahway. KU AHBBIOAB PAtHTWmW EXHIBITIOS The group exhibition by American painter! ?? open to-day at the Fin? Am' Dundina. Sa STaal Flfty-ieventh-st. The picture* of a*ach painter tJ* grouped together. Among the exhibitor** are K* "* Blashfleld, William M. Ghase, Fastman Johnflon. Holton Jones and others. Eastman Johnson'* Plcl" ure, "Prisoner of State," will no doubt attract muc" attention. His portrait of General Miles ts ***?*? hung. William IC. Chan- has abaiut iwenty-naa pictures, covering the entire east wall of the a ??* derbllt gallery. ..a The admission on w.vk day* ls CO cents *nu on Hunday Si cents. HR. A SD AIR.% KA BOS THROWS FROM A VAXBBIRRR A team of horses driven hy M. Habon, ot JJ* HW I^onsrd-at.. ran away In the Western ImtOS In Central Hark at 660 p. BB. yesterday. Mr. Kahon and his wife, who accompanied him. were 'h'?/*" out. but were not seriously Injured, although "*ef received a severe shaking up. Mounted om?J Schaffner caught the horsea. The horse* mtra w* Injured.