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ABBEY'S THEATRE 8:18 The Brand DttctMM. ACADEMY oE MUSIC 1:18 Th? <"ti?-n Kin .. AMERICAN THEATRE H Hamlet ATLANTIC GARDEN, .'." t. r,l li mery--r.\cn!ng-Con ? ort an 1 Vau.l.'Vii. . BIJOU THEATRE 8:18 Ths Flnnir BROAD** VY THEATRE B Prlnc? Ananias. COLUMBUS THEATRE 1:18 Bp? ?lal Mlvery. DALT*f 0:18 Love i n Cra! ' . EDI N MUREE 2;?jfJ ?? C ncerta sad Was Tsnteaua EMPIRE THEATRE 8:18 Ti.- Masquerader?. El. .'.?: AVEN1 E THEATRE l Ohma OARDEN THEATRE 8:18 -Llttl? Christoph?*) HARLEM OPERA HOUSE 8:18 A link Number. HARRIOAN'S THEATRE N lil N I rtety. HERALD SQUARE THEATRE S:1S R * R y. 1! ?TTi THEATRE S 3d A M i Whl! ' IRVING BLACK THEATRE S l.*> I'ltlmo. KOf TER A- WAL'S 8 VaU'levi] . LTCEUM THEATRE 2- St! '? ills. MADISON' ?SQUARE OAItl m. to 11 p. m - The T..y r.,ir. NATIONAL ACADEMY Oi I ''? ION Autumn Exhibition i aLMER s THEATRE * I mi ?ra?da PROCTOR'S M a to. lo M 88 p. in. Vaudev.ll?. ?STANDARD THEATRE 8*30 Too Mach Johnson. STAB THEATRE 8:18 Nemesia. MTH iTRBET THEATRE -' B;16 Bl mile* l:.":t ?TH-AVE -The Tiffany Chapel. _______ 3nbc?r lo QVDiicvnocincme. r | . Bag* A : i-:'*? . S 8 Butru, ii.? . ? .< Announcements .1" -t I. >?t ?nil Found . '?' i Board und Room?.... ."> " Marriage? A Deaths.. I '. .. M ?'lian. ..?.-."? - Mis, .liane, .u? .1" 2-6 Butine?* Notices _ il ) Mlscellaneou? . B 3 I?ai)ring Academies... s i Nea Publkratlon?.... B 1 :t Dividend N. ti?.-?.n .'.-?. ' ?? . m Steamer?. N .'. taking . ? 1*'Pianos. '.. ?* DomeMlc Situation* Real Bstst?. 9 4-8 Wanted . ."> 8-8 Beal Estate. .'. i European A.lu*.1- CiRellgioui Notice?. : r. Excursion? .il ?'School Agencie?.. s -I Financial Electlona...14 li Special N tice?. T ? Elnancial Meeting?. ..It 8. Having? ?mk?.14 ?> r - s.ie. .-. i st.:iiiit.?..t?? .K a 11. Ip Wante.i.,-, 8-4'Teacher? . B 4 If if?? ?t Carriage? . .'. 1 Winter Reaorta. H 4-*? Hftel? . s 4 Work Wanted. .". ?" JBusmr?3 noucfo. Roll Top Desk* and Ofllca Purnltara, uro.u Variety ei ilyl? aad rri.e. T. O. BELLEW, No. Ill Eultoi. st. N Y. _ K? (p's I*re=<i .?hirts to mca-'iir?. 6 for )9 00; nor.?- batter st any pru?. 601? and 811 Broadway, between 11th and 13th st?. ' TRIBUNE TERMS To MAIL S'.'BSCRIEKl'.s. Sing!? 1 ve.ir. ?fl moa, 3 m-?i. 1 mo. ropy. Dal!?-. " ?atys n nr-k_fioeo $:. no ?2 M? |I 00 . Dany. .?. th .nt Sunday_ SOO 4 00 .JOH '.?0 lela Sundnv Tribun? . 2??> 1 l?0 50 ... |rtA W-i:l\- Tribune . 1 <H> . lela ?Semi-Weekly Tribus? _ 200 . 3 .?. '..Monthly . 2 00 .2". c's. Postai;?? prcpaM by Tlie Tribune exe-pt us hWeinafUr Stated. CITY r-OSTAOR.-The ht require* that n 1 rent t Mtag? ?tamp oo :.i'.xe<i . , every eopy of the pailv. Sunday or Semi-Weekly Tribune ??ailed for local delivery In New-Turk ?City. Tin? ;. .?i.;*e must i.- pn'd by ?ub r--I? ----- Tt'-.-idem ?.? better ??tv. d by buytsg their Tribun- from a new?d?al<*r. FOKT:K;N POSTAGE.-To nil foreign countrle? (?i?rpt Canada and Mexico), 3 rent? a rnpv on The Sunday I Tribune; ? rent* . eopy on Dally. Semi-Weekly snd Weekly, Thi? r,..vi,ir? rn?i? he paid '. * ti ? rtbsr. REM1TTAN VS Remit b) P MI Order, ttxpree* Order. ; Check. Draft, or Registered Letter. C??h or Fu?tai ? N*o?e. If ?ent In an unregis?. red letter, will be at the own? r's risk. OFFICES OF THi: TRIBUNE - Main nftlee of Th? Tr;b une |M Kasaau-st., New-York. Main uptown o?e?, 1 M2 Broadway, A'.Ir??? ni ??. r:??<>p^n '..?n,-e almply "The Trtbua*." NeW?Tofk. Furrpe-in Rranrh. for a Ivert'sTien's onie, 7.1, Fleet | Btreet ft c I ?jwdoa, Fnrland FOUNDED BY HORACE GREELEY. THURSDAY. DECEMBER 20, 1894. FOURTEEN PAGES. THE HEWS Ulis MORSINm\ Foreign - Mr. ?virant, secretar*/ of th-* Royal Tacht squadron, sent a message t . the Sear York Yacht ci.ili ?jiving tiv* conditions on which Lord Dunraven would race fur the Amer lci's Cup Tn- nan Canadian Ministry has been completed by P't-mi-r B.w.-li. i.?. trial of Captain Dreyfus, charted with selling Fren h militar] ?. >. - to Italy and Germany, began in ?Parla A Japanese cruiser capt? ured a vessel loaded with munitions of wa:- for th- Chin? -? ?Cangrena ?Both houses In session Senate: Mi ?an ?Parkina and Cullom sp ike In *a\ r of the Mi aragua Canal Mil, and Mr, Turpie again?: it; Admiral Wal!, r'a i l Hawaii wai ci ived. House: Debate on the ?'at llsli . ! reacy i,:.i was ? ntinued bj Messrs. Johnson, Warner an i ?Sills. Dom? all -The it) alinga >f the i ashii i and tel? ler of the Central National ?Bank, -f Rome, X. v., will aggregate nearlj $40,000, Let? ters re eived In Boston from Armenians In Con- i atantlnopis mak.? chargea thal Minister Terrell ii???-.- not pi >'.. t the rtghta . t naturalised Ami ri? nga . itlr.'-ns. Tw . ?teamers on Ihe Pa Mi ?Gonai have tosen given up for loat, with all on l.'.at'J. fifty iii-n. In asso latl m for the pi itection of tiv?i and ?game waa formed In New Janey, sa .j ?fen Burna, M. P., ?gave Chi ago reportara kia Impressions .,f America City and Suburban. Upon Informs Ion that he was about to fi?-?'. Police Captain Bchtnlitb waa rearreated; iii?' bail wa? in? rease I to 115.000, but he found two bondsmen. Testimony was gi\??n before the Lexon Committee about payments made ;> Captain Slevin when he was Superintendent ii>in? ?'? wai ! man. - ; Aft??r iniavaiiinif efforts to aecure Morris Tekulaky'a ?praaance In eouri to testify, the ulai of Police jus'ite Dtrver was adjourned until to-morrow. - ?..: - F.iig?-n.? Kelly died. Til?- Rev. Dr. Morgan Dix ma?]?- reply to certain criticism? of th?? condition of Trinity tenement-houses, Th?' ?Boord "f Bstlmate begun the apportlonmenl of city moriev among the varloua department?; iinyor?-sleet Strong watched the proceedings, r. -- At an auction aale oi . ?tiona, gunin valued at nearlv MiMMM were dispoaed of. The Stn? k rnark?-t was dull and heavy. Th.? ?V-sather ?Fort cast for to-day: Pair, south winda Temperature yeaterday: Highest, .t:? tegreea; lowest, :i. average, '?'.'? A ?i*:ir?*fnl ind thorougtl stotly of Ihe i ff< cfs tui niaiikiiiii <?f iii?? nae ?.f beer, wines and Ikruors is ?desirable from every point ??f view. Such s milly has been undertaken bj a ?**ouimltti?e <?f fifty ??'lilli nu it who nr<? will known lu edu-ca tumtil. ullglisns. literary, medical and business circles. Th?* M narri wbk*h we prinl In nnotber column show linn liii* important work rould n >i hi? intrust?*! to inore ?rompet-eui batida. Dt*. Beth I/iw is president ?if UM committee, which pro I ?ses to Sakko liainirl'"? of ?i tari? nanber <'f men refolding their petnotial habits In the line of alcoholic Minni!.mi? ami ihe r< .-.lilt?, ol SO) li line. It is to be hoped ilia! those rewiring the ipicstion? will r?-**|M.ti?i ?promptly, iii?- summa? rized n suliH of lin* Investigation ma arnrcely fail io have s? icniiii?- ?nul practical raine ? ? -o Than ittn? to he ?stool danger thal Hi?? pro recdlniis ai-'aii)?! Jnotlco Divvcr will degenerate uto a fan??. It i? ? COM parallel willi the ill considered Good ?ioveinnicut min? le on I>i?tii.t Atinriiey Fellows The IlktHlbood of getting jiisli?-.? f?>r Ili?'s<? worthless ?.111? ?als w?iiild In? ?grach greater if the rolnnteer ?ccnotrs had kepi ti.???r hands ??ir The I 'oiiiiiiin? .?. of Seventy, a body of well known men appointed at a ?anas tilting uf New York's ?iii/.? n-. was ?perfecting liPi'i.t for QaMtlng all ih? illili! In? iiinli? ni- "f ciiv iiilics when Tncker, Qoadbjr, Wetting, Hale ami th? others iii-he.i in. I: is ?nay poongb to make chiiiir?*. inn H I- useless lo do so nnletu They can le? proved. Sine? Iii?* election lhere hilve been several c.ipiiiil illustration?- of the nrrong way of poing nbonl reform worl, F? w if liny of Ihons who hin.? ezamlned the Myers voting machine and stndled its workings will fall to agree With Mr. Charles S. Smith that tin? ijiiesii..ii of ii?* general introduction lu the State Is worthy of most careful considera tlon. Mr. Smith thinks that n commission should ha aooolnted hy the Leal ula ture to ox niiilne the machine nn?l make an early report on it. We glsdly second the ?suggestion. The first cos? of th?? machines would be large, lint the Inreatmenl would be a permanenl ?m?'. the . '?i of repairs would be lii-conalderable, snd the expense of printing ballots would be done sway wiih altogether. It Is estlmatei] Ihm Too nia? chinta** would be sufflcienl for ihi? ?iiy. ami thai ilic.v could be procured for KIPUMNI The coal oi ih. official ballots fora single year Is 8 ti ?.< M i?i hi less ih.'iu four years, therefore, Ibe coal <?f ile ma. hin. ? would h. saved on 'his one Item of ? lection expenditures. There ?va? n?> tesllmony <.f Ihe Ural I ni por tance prodiiic'l before iii?? l.'\o\v Commit Ici? yesterday. Inspector William?? was prcwenl lu response to a subpoena, hu? waa excused from testifying. Inspector Mclaughlin waa reiiorted i<> li- ill. A physician testified lhal John Mar Un. to whom $10,000 ..f ibe sir.'um ??Mild by lions agalnsl P*I Inspector Hieers were repeatisl by ihai witness: and Steers has n??t yet sough! lo vindicate himself by going <>n ibe stand. Al an early stage of the Investigation yesterday's I proceedings wonld ha VP arrest ?I attention. \,.w (be people are luipatieul lo see Mr. (ioff fa??? lo fac.? witta men like Marun. Byrnes, Willi.MU? ..uni Mclaughlin. Will ilii'V have li? wait inn. li longer? _ SRSD 11 Hu li. The lit?: day's delia le ?m ihe State Hank bin u.i> l'ai.ii lo it Bj Ihe committee which re* ported ii the bill waa declared defective in r-n* seutial points, and discussion brongbl oui the fact thal a partisan majority had refused to allow any an .?ulm.m lo be even considered in committee, although opcnlj admitting Ibal Ibe measure needed amendments, ami HVowlug the Intention to offer them In Ibe House Strictly Ihe c. mmitti .? . ".ii- ??. a lhal II baa vlolaleil i li? oath of ?'iii'?- and i-' tn-. .1 t" perform a sworn ilutv, The motive Is nu i.'M'v for ?n li an of fence Whether through partisanship or dlsbou -?ty, cowanlly fear of o ?domineering ?Executive or bjisi? desire to escape direct respousllilllty lu constituent? for changes kuown lu be mi usury, lu au* ? ?se Ibe committee i? false lo ita ?liny. The Democratic majority dishonored Itself by offering i measure of the higbesl Importance, and one which Involved Hie gravesi daugers, without an sttempl i.? remove from i' admitted defects which threaten the safety of business. Having l""ti guilty of s.? grave an error, the onlj way 1 lemo? rat s cari make ?uni mis is to wini the hill luck t.? commit!?')-, willi Instruction? t.? make it a proper and sofe bill before presenting ii. The opposition t.? this measure i? no1 pari w in "Th.? Xew-York Times," i Democratic journal which m <.. r hasti as l > ? ritlclse injr step of the Administration, declare? "Ii would i" absurd "io gay that the l arilsle l?ill ? ommanda t? nei ii "approval. A?? the bill now stands, li would i? "much n? irer lo say thai ii encounters general ..li- ipprurai . . There la not <\? n ? ma "Jority of ibe Banking and I'nrrency (.'oniinlttec "tliai would support Ibe liill wlthottl amend "nu ni. m'i Is lhere a majority ft.r amending li "In any particular way." "The Seo York Her aid" calla li ?Secretary Carlisle's baphaxard bill, 1 and says: "There I?* n?> question thal a f? ir nf "hasty and unsafe legislation <?n ibis vital sub "j...-! is stimulating Ihe demand for Hie precious "metal." "The Nea ?ork sun" declares lhal iii.? Inevitable effi ? t ..f tin? bill "will be t?> hasten "a National suspension <?f gold payments, and "a return t" Ihe depreciated paper money "f .'war tim.?'' Dlspatclies stat.- that lhere i- ii"t .i single Republican who ? di sup'tori the hill, iiii'l it is plain enough thal many Demo? : ila will not, *>?? that in n very close to Ihe Admin 1st rai ion confess their doubl whether Ibe hill ?au I??- pa??? ?I ? v? n in tie- House, with Ita ? nor? m..us D?mocratie majority. in ile Senate, I?'in" rat? wlio usually know iii.it hod* best affirm that the hill has nu ehaui . It la tli fore in defiance <.f llu? most competent opinion lu i?"tii iiiitl?-? thai tin- measure i?? f.-I upon Congress, al a lime alien its only effeei i? to disorder Ini-in? ??. preveul i?."\?-iy of iudusir* and indefinitely i u? i . .?. apprehension There ought lu lie manliness euotigb in Hie House, :i:nl patriotic feellug emu gb, '.? Stop ?li ? performance before more mischief i?? dom \ motion t. send ihe bill hack lo ihe <.mitti***. wiih an order not to lvpoit it until ii hi? bei ? inn int.. such form tim: .1 majority hellevi-s li ?if.. .. )!._:! i T no1 t.? I., regarded in a partisan light I: ?li"til?l h?- treated i? a in?.lion to pre v. it? paiil'-. and Iherefor?. supported I?, righi Ihlnkllia 1 '"i.ia'? a?? w.ll a- l'.piilili. m? Nor is tli.i'i- any ??n-?- in the plea Mill dlscusslou over ilii- i ..nf. ??? .i!y uusuund measure Is doing gins] I : \ .i y ii? N I \- knows it la doini! great li.na.. breaking down th" credli of Ibe Ihivernmeut, causing withdrawals of gold, checking im.?' menta and preveuting loons for the support ?.f commerce ami Industry. Thi iniscblef-m hill ought to be seul Imck lo iii?' committee IN fore th.? holidays. Men at- ?,i\in_' iii it gold ?.?....? ?broad only because I' is needed .?> pay luteresi lhere Tills i?. noUMenae, because ihe . x.-.?? ..f mi n h itallse exports over linporta wai g.*lO,(SMI,000 in N'oretn h?r. aiel will undoubtedly exceed V_'II.IHH??H?I in December, Mini n > gold eouhl be sent abroad lo mi?! Interesi dm? anita r such conditions, if thi re weil le.i -n. li ?grave illstrusi as io cause large withdrawals of foreign capital from ibis wain try. That has been Hie prevailing eharactertstlc ever since a change ?.! National policy was as ?tired hy a Democratic victory in N'orcmbcr, 1S!_. and ii hi? no1 been diminished by Ihe passing "f a Mil '?. produce a deficit. As if ihis wir?? ii'.i enough io prove Ihe Incapacity ?>f the party In power, ii mus? u<>\\ threaten monetary dlsorganisatliui ami National bankruptcy '?>. forcing Mi?? discussion <?f a Pill which its aifvo I eaten admit cannot safely li" passed in Hi?? foi III , in which they have rcjiorted it. Surely Demo? crats Hi? ms?l\ <.? might W'll li. anxious lo save their parly fioin Ihe ronsequenees of such an ' '"'' "f f""V ____--_ ////, P0?1 AMTHUR "OUTRAGES." stores were i. ?niiy put forward in rome ; public prints lo iii?- effect ih.it Ihe victorious .lap.in?!??' troops at Port Arthur had relapsed into barbarism, and had wantonly outraged, tortured :1ml slaughtered th?* helpless non com , halan! Inhabitants ol that town ii was ??.mi ! that ile- Japanese hal fall, n to th?' level of I ? ('ninene brutality, thal the war ?seemed i?> be degenerating Into a struggle between ?.IMIL'??, and 1 taut the foreign roirespondents al Port Arthur, lbough inured lo nil ibe ordinary evils of war. had Bed in hoir..?- from Ihe awful ?grebe. These stories hore upon their face the brand ?if reckless sensationalism, and were, from iii . first, largely discredited i>\ mea >>t ?.?her Jndg m? m. I .a p?-" of lim?? has brought no confirma ti??ii of them, hut only cumulative disproof, until 1 now, in general and In psrtleulsr, tiny are shown to bare been so untrue that io i-a.i them wil?l exairyiiliolis would be ero?.* Mattery Two important pieces of leo-tttnony, hearing on ile? rose, come slmnltaneously io band, from different ami independent sources. Oin? romea from "Tli?' London Times." a Journal Hint inver ha? bees ?inspect ?1 of anything remotely rosom Mlng partiality for Japan. Us correspondent at ?Hiroshima ?declares explicitly, on the authority of ih?? foreign torreopondsuts who were actually st Port Arthur, that the cornhill of the .lapan eise troops was n.? worse Hum Hint of the hoot j;-iiri.i...aii Annie*, that their su called excesses. while regrettable, were excusable, and thal th story <.f rorrespondents fleeing In horror and disgust Is ntterlv untrue. Instead "f treating ih.. Inhabitants witta cruelty, the Japanese are protecting Hn'in and feeding Ibem. Ti.ther testimony comes from ?i nurespondenl ?>i "The \.w York Herald." who was witta Ibe Japanese ai nu al iii" capture of Port Arthur, and saw what "., nrretl lhere. He rd it? ? thal Ibe Japan? ese, while marching down tin? Kegent'a Hwoni pi'iiiii-iila. treateti lile Inluibltailts willi all kind n .? .m?! i*on?ddcratloii. Thej beard, however, da* bj tlay, from "h" ..b?nese themselves, bar rowing iah? of outrages perpetrated upon Ihelr fellon countrymen, Non-combatant Japanese had been ***lxetl, condemn?! witliotit trial, mu ulai.?I and lortufeil willi nnspcakalde ferocity ami iiinii'd to death A small Itodj ??i Jii|ianese triNips, advaucing liai far ahi id <?? Hie main army, was overwhelmed by ihe Chinitie, and ali who were no1 killed in battle were don?' in death with atrocities an Apache would ?.hud ' der ai. win n Ihe Japanese soldiers marched towanl Port Arthur ukinc a road bordered with th.. mutilated corpses of llielr comrades, and knew !h:ii ii was the Chinese at Port Arthur who hil done ti" a a* ful deed, Uley wen? exas p rat..I almost lo madness. Thej fell upon ih" murderous garrison with ?omethina akin to fury, and "iW'il ?o|.| Ntecl more Hi.m ?rearms." There wnv n > retaliatory strm*!!.!?* Hot blooded \ ?ii:.? in .? lhere doubt le*? waa; which ih?- countrymeii of Hume who cried "Rememlier ih" Al mi"'' will n..! ?,?:?, lia rata I* condemn ( ?ii" ..tin r point la w n tb* ??t ? 1"?" attention The atrocities of iii" I'biuese wen? commit teil dellltcnit ely, with thi highest .iii. iii sanction, upon ?iiiii-1* helplcNii mil prolmhf* Innocent men, and ...i it l isi mi? occntfion In gross in. J. 'i ?.f faiih ?.nil w h. n i i" . ??n Poa . r which ha*- legit i mil te Interest ill ih?' matter ita ?ii.? an Investigation, the Chinese ilovcrmn m Klirlil? r? piles ih i' ih? re ?h ill I..? n?.ii", and iii it ii Is i.n?-'? business but I ? own what the < u i" ?" ?I., w'nh prisom i? . m ih . otlu r h iml. W lia tey cr th.- .lai..11. ? .1.1:. i - .1.1 wi with..m official sanction, in th" ii.?i..- tumuli of bailie. Ami a? ?...?n ni ?uni ?- .a wrotitfiloinij ' .nu? i ' Hie <. .\. nun. nt a ?; i Iel iii?!'i. ?; waa order? d. an I . \ . . \ t . lilt* waa ?.ii? r< ii lo otlu r Pow? ra !?'!. investlgatioti h maj j ? I I? round lhal ?...ni" illdefi ??il'l. a't? Wer?' ? immitteil 1?> th.- JilpaUl ?.'. li' ? . Ih? .? - ever* i . i? a i . 1? Met .? thal the ? nlpi Ita will I? li I to a ?oriel ai ? mini '?.?.. for. But ? ? far a? pr< - III ii ?ii mony got ?. I ? ? ?. that thi -i ip m.???. n i?. ? i ).i|.?? d Into harhirisin, or lui. . ?uie do*, n to Hi" sai lige levei ?f llwil 1 "? ??. i? an ihstird ii ni War Is lui Imbi* cruel Um on ihe sill.. .,f th.. rielo!*)? ih" prcacul w ii hi? I., , II m gi n. i ii no II . i, m au* ?iineale lu t?., n 111 . li."?: livIM?. I .lu I li ! \\. Hil III PoWi ra ,I0tt\ Rl ff N ", ?f. / Jobo Bin us, M P., w< nid i- - r?it i.? i prop i:: iiidisl ?I )). li id rath? : ni re ita ceiil m.uni' ra l h- f this 1 i ?bt ifti landing on our ?.hor?*? pnbl I) |. - na i? .m ? \ii..nii.ii r of ibe t and i? ihn'.' Am? i i?.m? what Washington ami li t'.n and J? If? i ?.ii in. mt in? nt. i? Indi? rmia ? Hough lo guffuvi Hut - ! ia ' ?uni The Ann i li au publ ? i inn . . intol? ranee. It lins |? lost bra* .m I otlu i ? ?.f ti,? ir 1. I here i nd i .n,? i :.i ravi ii? u '?' ?-??ti It let John Ullin- M p.. come n s.-i k t.. restrain hiui from pn uiilug his .?'.>??.. i Of I'liind? t And .f w a li. I. *urn- ?I | is ml. be ?. ? m lo iniii." -?.. . ? lu B and I. .k- . hiislve of \ u ??t will no1 ??>??? ? n ?r i". ?m?in-.?j Kui It does ei righi . > ?i'.'i u. 1. .'.. ii a Idle lu .- lu ?. i k?'??|> a ni isurabl) ? ii d louglle in bl? Por am f i. ner lo rall igain he i? \ lulling and ?! di ti m i nt Is a gneis i i of i pltallt* p. on ?.?. . . - i n ' ml? i . I . i,. r K ,. i nlng l?od.i ? utrj to do ? . I? - nl.lloll? I, \ . id ) . 'i \ .ii. I i, in i ? ?? i i. ? . .- . * ? ?ogres* . i ?ugl m l and mai -. . i.? - n Ile? IJUi en, delloUll? lug i!" I ?overturn h - li) 111 : - What the li ? . :.-ill\ nu m?., an I launching bl ?li iona an iii,?? the BI? .1 ..! |. . wouM Hier?? not be n prell) p iih?M ! \\ nil I iliei ,. >i IN? I ai rm of pi np -t? tig ?i,i?t snell *i uki ? ni?-?1? II Phill ?? exact I) what .lohn Burns, M P.. ha? IM***II doing Whit do Am? i m \? "i kiiiLMn n ..f it.? I hi v have not geni i illy l u k< I |M Ism I >.? tin \ en loy having a t i f. -?. I enemy of Ameri?*nn Institu? ..-. . hith? i .iul m nit l bein and mallan Hi i St HOQL in I .>!: i/? I . ipi? ?lion of .i.n< ": ? lu the puldii? Sehn .1 ?i ?li III i-1 ? 'linn.in.I.nu all? III loll pn?., ni uni" in both Wa i'orfc ami Hrooklyn in both cilles committees ai.- st v\. ?t l? KUI Ing changea and i forms, and uudonhiiill* billa affecting Ibe sebo ria In h *th will lie lab] before the legislature Inasmuch as the peuple ?have \.,t.?,l in fivi i ..I iii?' coUK-ol Ida tlon ?.f ibe iwo , iii. ?.. ii needs in? sir. n:- argument !.> thoa the desirability of Ibe estiiblishin?*ui on Imth sid.? of ile- Baal Biv**r ?f school systems thal ?:in midlly i>? bnaighl together winn conaolidfl ii.m i? effected. in ihi- city the woik of framing a measure t?. Bccoiiipllsb th?' desired elida lias lu "ii inn u?-t.?l toa sill) . ?ill nuil t.f ile? < '? ?nuiiit I.f S. \ . ni?, . consisting "f st. ph.D li ?lim. Henry I. Kprague, William W I."'i..-. Niiioii? M urra j Butler and .1- lui I'. Pine li la safe lo saaillUe th ii Ibis committee will mak.- larg* n?<? of the material otata.I lij Ibe s|s*ciol rommisslon whi.h by appointment of Mayor illlroj Invwt gated ih?- general subjifl i*ai*cfullj more than a year ago mil presented II report ami lilli lo th" last l?gislature. Mr. '?lin was s mendier of thai corouilMslon, mid i? therefore HI?.?ally ipialiiiid t?. ?1?. Intelligent work on ibe preseni committee, lu N'lcbotai? Murra; Butler la one of our high es1 authoritle? on it-cdagogi and al lied Subjects, and. silice be hi? given careful study t" the subject ?>f ?c1.1 systems, will Is? nhle to render Invaluable assistance in proiwring an ici-epiahl?' measure Tlie hill seal in Albany last winter fallet] of ?passage, despite ?is merit*?, Inn ii-i course In Ihe l?cgt?latun< can nea reel) fall to Im?tente to Ibe ?.mlttii? the points In which ii was ?,?,, ii. and mu altogether ?all? factory. In Brooklyn a romuilttee of st - v .-II able litlxena waa appoint?! i>.\ Mayor Hetalerea in August butt i" consider ways and menu? ?if im proving Hie pulill?' ?cliool? This committee ha? been al work diligent!) for several weeks, lan nothing i? yet known of ih?- resid?a of iii de liberations, li i? generally expected that . .*-. tensive changea In Ibe antiquated and cumber som.' s. hool system in Brooklyn will lie recoin I mended, ami presumablj a i. ?1 will lie drawn np for ih" action of the l^e-gislaturc 'Ih?. desirability ?.!' li II 'mullions action between tin' iHiK.irioiial o ininiii? ?.? in ih?? two ?iii?? la Self-evident. \\ .. ?lo not mean, of ?ours??, ihai om? hill should be drawn lu cover both or thal pivcisfl.v Hu? same lines shank! lie followed in ih?? endeavor i.? improve iii" existing system? Tin? defects in them are not Hie same, ami ihe ro?adles should mi doubl i>" different At Ihe MUM tim?', ih?? fait must he recoguiied Hint in a few years ai iii.? furthest Brooklyn will be i purt of New-York, and Mga?fl<Ris action now will temi to r?iliH" friction ami dloorder winn the HCIIOOIK of Greater Now York ora plneefi an? tler the control of ona body. Than, toa, tha probability of fnvoruhle action hy the legisla t ure will be increased ii the New*York and Brook hn ?school hills ar.? in harmony rather than con* iii.t witta each ..ther. There ought t?? h?? little difficulty in drafting measures embodying Ihe sam?? principles and the same general lines "f policy, while making due allowance for vary ?nu' local < oinlitioiis. li ?S notorious thal tin? public ?.linois of Hi,si- two cities compare lmt poorly with th.? school? ..i' man) other cities. (mr school systems ar?- hopelessly behind ihe times. T!i?'i" is a ?troua public sentiment in favor of reform and improvement. Ali Hi" con? ditions are favorable. Still, whatever changes ai., propos d will lu. n nain lo arouse opposl lion in some quarters. Those in charge of th" reform movements nave a grave responsibility , resting <"i them. Thej should not propose \ change? simply tor the sake of changea. The few? r ti"- better, unless ibey are really neces- | sar?.. Til" matter need? t.? be bandied with ?l s cretlon i'tid i.i.i. s . handled, excellent results onglit i" I..- ?".ni".I. t Al: I: Y IM, (?II HU: CAPITOL. If ih? re i? tiny until 'n th. reporta which come ! from Albany ?lui ia these last weeks of the dying year, there's danger, unless action of sonn s.n i? |,iken n? prevent It, thal by the 1st of January the Capitol building will lie ?broken up ami carried ? rr pl<*ccn***al and the Legislature will have no place lo meet in. The persous who have l>' ' n in ih" ?... ?.?-?.m ?.f ?power and tile occultai lou of Hie bulkling for several years ?i ? m io ho actina, upon Ihe notion lhat they own ii." Iniilding absolutely and have a i, u 111 lu tak" li down and carrv II away with Hi. ni HOW Hi ii Ibey ?.in occii|*y It no longer. Thal Ibey l??. li? .?I ih. > were ;iii-<?liit" rulers of the whole stat.?, wnh a di?, im- right t.. make la wa t.i suit Ibeuiselvc?*, lu regulate at iii? ir own Will all iii?? affairs of its citlxens, anil lo divkle nun us themselves li? reveiitiea his bing been appar eut. Um ii waa mu ?n?|i".i.?i until now (bal Hi \ ? I iiiii? . I Hie ownership of the public bulbi Ings, mel would undertake to ?airy them off, . 'I"- pi) . ' ne ii or bodily, when they were tils char geil from public functions and retired i" private lit" li -. ?'iii-, however, that they do labor under Hint hallucination, and ih piirsiinu . thereof are not only dismantling Hie furniture ?.f the rap t??!. hm taking li.MA? r t" pl< 11 - and grada dh cartilla i' aa t.\ It wa? I n? It ?i1?? ..Mi.'il Hin hi '. had lu ?gun on the roof; ..nu ?. mu i? of |. id from the gin llUVlng !? 'ii .li? lil) 'ik.li aw.i?. 1'oatly <-uspl dora hi\" llkewl? .?i--i|.|.' n?.I. and I Wellt) of th.? h ind ..ni" . h n-, milled li! more than Soo . ich which did service lu the \. w V-k Mate Bulbi ni al ie w rta! i I tlr ?nd w? re sion I . ni Hie top Boo*" of the Capitol are misslug II i i i. ri \ "f th.- Si.it.- has m?. ?ti rloti?d) ilia.'ipp an 1 trad Ibe stateauien aim are en i in the dismantling process have even i fur aa to cam "T articles ><f wearing apparel, lielouging lo employes In ttae depart m? ni?, which ..uki no1 under the m ?st liberal construction .-f the Men of the retiring stab's men I??- lu i ! ?ubji . i lu ?. Ixure I'i roon d prop ,-rn .1 Hil? nature will doubtless lie returned , ..- tie retiring slates.a ban? had lime . . v ?in i,. Ihe ?tnlilt a .ni>\ look ni? ih?> iii"? d. n ? i'..i a ni1" I.mile i''-)' II? " tua) fur nish a warraul foi appropriating all the publie ,,..,.,. ibl ' li ia n \. r he**u the rnstoni, . I? a?? Ihe : I ' listom, L' . ar ? off in? . loth? ? of c ??'ii? . mployi ii in the public l h? ?.? ..i .. !i..i,id..':? Hun S. io i? sin,-. i a I tu |.?ii.I?- that in Ihe stress of th. in iii-w |.t". dent? m iv be established \\ . cherish t:..- ii..p.?. not wit list a ml ing, thal the 1 a? will be drawn "ii pera n ii wi n ng apparel, and ?hit ibe dotbi-s will !??. returned li would u.. fn- io ii . staldlsh the lleiuncratlc party In pub* I : .. It non -i-.' IM? - i .1 mid we bojie w.- nil ill no1 1... J. 'I-. ,| .1 llffl'llHlV?? p.li !l?.).l-llip ill off. inn; Hit ?iiggestlon tliai the right of ibe Democratic ? i w n ih?- (.nilli. Lu l<l aga and ...m ..if wheii li L-?'? i brough using them .? iiuput? .1 i>> m mi ? minen! i .. ? itut "ii ii bin \. .- In Ihi? stille i " ' lie H boll ?pi?* , \ ?!?. . d o - . :. . doubt ?'II : ih" . mfiii I ? I I ?? in iiii" u- Ige -' mi .?! iu l w." statut) - ??n - ,.ni\ pn?|M i thai ihe d< moliiiou of Ih?? ? i|.it..| should '" telllpOl ii ih ?! i? . d ! ' n... ralle pat ty being r. -. -, ?. . . ! . : nil a . : i lal di i islon . nu p. i. n in i \..w i lui I ih?? work ? r demolition IH nu I? y. It ma) Is? -lilli' lill In slop it, lull P |s w ith n iii** pi ace of I lot . ruor blower, and ne ar?- liol Sim? lilli thal ii I? hi? official dil y, pt i ill ..nt tie- National 111] ml, If ic ea Mil. f? . the |ii ile lion of the I' ipllol We be . .it dill oa generall) are ?li-;."?.?i t?> tr.-.ii the Heiuocrniii part) fairi) nod mu deprive ii ??f an) of Its t ..Hit? it waa . \p.. t"d that when tin d from Ih.ilrol of the Stale It would . rr) BWil) all Hi" |"?lt.)l?l?- property In right Imi. in ih.- present slate of the public mind we r.. i ni" th it Hie atti nun lu carr) liff Hie Stale i ipllol will pro! ok) i? Sill!mell! / ITA 171 il m li: IO A. The .mi. ? ni' ? ni- ni i? "t.'iv made bf the ?! alb of n herald la Ka thia war, under tis* system of Traga trtklng remlndei of how much old time? .f .in?..iii?, uni romanea overlap )ii>"ii th?? II. .. nt .u-. ' .? >mmonpla< .-. P"or Traga is I .M I - moni) supposed t., i.. quite obsolete, along with Dharna and ?Suttee, und in fact it has been pi .iiii.ii. i h\ law for m..i.? ih.m two genera? tions Thers was n si em days In India ? caste known aa ?'ii.?ran??, or heralds, who were Ih? agents snd guarantor? of ?ill contra? Is, pub ii.- an! private Bach herald marked with the point of tn? dagger the contract which he guar? anteed, .i"! in cas? either ef Ihe prln I pa Is provi d i to it, h" plunged Hi? *.iin" dagger Into iii own bresst, or thal of bia neal ii relative Thi? wn?- tii?- ? -'? ni ..f Traga Th? tnakci of a con? tract wa irse, moa! relu? tant in tm nr the inf.im\ ?a ra usina a herald's auielib? or a mur di i, un i i hua lhere a is a general i ilthfulnesa in ile- observan.f agreements such sa niii.?lit no1 have been obtained auder a I? . Iragie rule of in.lure Some <<( th.? early treallea be tw< n "John Pomnany" and the native prince? ' were neg?itiated and !<?*i?t Inviolate In thal waj The system wa-, however, repugnan! to British principles, and I.rdingly It waa abolished i>\ law earl) In the pn tent century. In the prov? inces under British rub Nevertheless, the caste of Pharana still survives, and ?iii!, (hough hap ptl) "ti rar.i stone, practises the ?am.' old Traga Tin.? kit. st case was thal of a herald who Bi ted a ? agent Itl the mai.mi; of II IO DI bj I banker lo a nain.' landownei \s of old, tii? herald marked Hi.tract with his- dagger's I'oitit Th. iin loa n. t refused ta n pa) : he loan The herald demanded It, under penalt) "f Traga The landowner laughed .?t han. told him "thal a i played out," und again refused lo fulfil his ?.na. i The herald then felt thal hia own honor snd, thal of the a hole caste ..f Winrana a a al stake s . he lo .i< his brothi i and ag? i mother in . taller willingly alvina herself as a acrlflci t.. m.-i. mi,,", arhere a solemn religious lit?, was performed Tina all three went to the falthlea? landownei The mother knell on the ground, her sons stood beside her with drawn bindea, and s last demand ?.?.a?? made for fulfil? ment of ih? contrae li was refused. Then I with one blow the herald struck hi?- motnei .h.i'i Tha brothers then ?.?.?/..d tha recalcttranl debtor, wound..i him silghtl) witta their halves, and mingled his Mood with their motber'a and smeared li upon thi doo?rpoataof hil lions.? Tims made Infnmoua lief. all tht people, lbs maa ,iHs driven to commit mibdile. The herald alxo would have coiii|i|eii.?l the tragedy by suicide, hut wa? nelrod by the police and sentenced to Im niiaonQsni for lift. But he ia. and long will b?. ?honored aa a hero by all Hie rnst^ or rharans In (?iij?-ra'. The Incident ?< a ghoatiy one. and will lea?l j t i :h" takim?; of strict menoures t?. prerant a ' repetiiioii of u. No right-thinking man would wish Traga, any mor?, than Suit'"- or llari-Kari, to he revived. Yet ?perhaps it l? worth while to consider whethi r, under our mor hui ians und enlightened civilisation, the ???ne*? of honor r?' ni.uns as k"?'n and the claim of duty as coin? pelling ?i-- among the adh?rents <>f those bar? barons old customs, if nnt, are we to confess that Christian liberty Is, In auch respects, !n ferl 'i' t.. P igan ?up 'i 'i'< n? What nt? opportunity th.- DtstricUAttorn .. would have were he hlmsri? n ?I under a i i >ud! The men bi hind the N ith River Bridge scheme have sensibly .!. ii ?l In advertise at ..nee for !il?ls f >r Hi?* c 11 tructl m ?"if a BUSpenalon bridge. Prevlousl) t . 9* i tary Lanr-ont'a A? ciipm they hnd asserted thai n waa n cantilever l.ri.Ix.? or nothltiK- The experts, however, point out thal the cost of i su :.?Sed stn* tur- will n?? only about one-fourth greater than thal ?>f a cantilever, and the l>:ioi~.? people themselves, if holest, must admit the evident sdvantnges ?'f the former. Al n'.i events, Ihey are apparently going ahead in good faith. It I" to l.?? hoped thai the l.lds i"">-i\ ?d will luattfy mp estimate? of ti. experts on who p >r C lionel !..n decision was based Ther? ire no engineering difficulties In the wnj .. uspended bridge; the ..ni?, question la is to It? rou. and that is now to b n -i'i?-!" ! "ii praci ' uni n .t ?peculatlvc iii. umbi - ? - s. me suffering ?i khi i? ; -. ..f Seely'a unfor ttinate hank are qulctlj wondering how long it would have taken thal .. i i. ?kkeeper, if the -.-t? m of keeping ae? ?ni >o long In vogue had i ii been changed throng . . ? faull of his. ?,... r fellow '. wip?.t the ? ii'ire stn, u and |eav< th?m li.ihi?? for i.lan ' beside ?*. The shark that brought thi hip's paper? f tba tramp steamer Caps tal ly from IV ? de .! in i' i lo Guadeloupe, in the 1*. I Indies, a dlstanci of i ?-\ eral thousan I miles, i I a postal subsidy, tii,,in?ii it i.- :..??. b yana, th? i- "ii of any ?? <k?-n I i . .? i i . .... ha tlon It is n ii l.n iwn ? sa tly how lorn? the ti?- i i, Id : ... list idy ' . -. |.. iiments, bul ;t was mu ', longei than Jons h ... apied I i a ha .. an i pi ?pt".i l ver a '?? nsldei ible hlsl r ? pe? i, a - < riling to the shark's chronolog) Ko process of digestion had begun upon them, not even upon lbs date? and dgnatui - nor the sealing-wax and I'.-ialdrj on the otrl . -, -h iwlng ii th" K.i?trlr rlni I ol : .- va riet) : Ash ia r*on?iderably less corrosive than murlatl a id ir t Iowa nua vinegar, and that the real ure posa - - ... i-i ." ii utilities i- il n? retofore it- ami d . ' Thi? is one t the fish ?I irles which w? sre no1 nermltted t . doubt, Inaamueh sa It H t.--?tiii.-1 t., b) ihe bo's'n tight and the mldshtpmlte and iii rea "f the captain'? gig. aa w??i> ?? t>\ consign? ees, supercargoes mi?! other people, ever) one of nil .?n is apparent!) res I) to sweat t i anything. The ?urran .? la Intel itlng to everybody ron* ; \ epl ile -ii.uk. whl h had t?> b?- cut In two b< ' ' ?ming ci lebrated 1; -i'l ?'i iker '???? ?n't want "vii 1 i! II? kn >\ ? s bad ?,??-?- It. - ? - ?Presiden! flereland hai shaken C agraes "ff bia hands temporaria and ?gone down the n a revenue cutter i> Institute the Democratic policy ..f destruction among the canvas-back ducks if ti.?- gentleman's .um i? no better than i- his proved in hi? auuniuK expeditions against tic american i IKI?* his present trip is not likely to result in an) alarming ?slaughter. Wo don't care whether Tammany Hall haa i hw.! or ii"t if th" people will only k'?'?p the nrganlaatlon where li la n . ?? i me of li In lall and ti). r.??t in despali inn s reapp sranct in the ?Bannte wna oot without it? (loral tribute of welcome, bul ii" wouldn't show It. .uni nobod) knows whether is a Bs an am bor, signifie int of ici??', or a i shadowing forth the i?l".i of endurance and humility; or a ship distributing the allegor) lhal lhere are hopeful voyages on the sea of politics ?."i lo t?? mad) . or a dove, emblemati? cal ??f Innocence pot pie, trap-shooting and other things "i- a mere ptn-cushton device with the Si,.ila H Initials upon i'. srorked oui In red and Ula? Whatever li was it waa careful!) ? ?? I . ith.?r ?m account "f the modesty of th.? recipient or because he thought thal In this pa 111? ula i crisis in ?its areer cul Howers wera oui of place But the) would no1 have been li.- never ne?ded su? h a i.iiuht and fragranl li iph) more than at this time, when all lils laborious ??nd .uri.nish composite political up? buildings ni" In the condition of ? ?powder mill after an explosion These flowers were the Hist lender growths which came to sotten and adorn the ruin, and there t? no doubl thai thej would have Improved Ita appearance consid?r? ai'!?, if ihe} hnd no1 bean spirited swaj - ? - The AsaemMymen n*ere .i".;?.i to serve the people .m?! ?oobody else it will be weil for them HOI !.. folget tins ImpOl tant ta I - ?- - I'IIII'SM present conditions undergo i radical change, lhere will be sn angry dispute between Mi Carlisle snd Mi Oreeham when Fame s-,.(,s toi waul i.? award .. wreath of buckwheat straw t.. the man who has proved himself to i>.? the prise blunderer <?f the Cleveland Administration. The achievements "f both ?gentlemen nn? so nenrl) equal that the referee nun yet have to declare it a draw - ?a? - ? Keep ?.nf ? f 'l.s pi toi!" is me n lice i?..st,..j i, the public for the boes ?. .-~ ?> - An Impression appear? tu be current, here and there, that the Hon, Henry R, <iii.s.in, Repre sentstlve-eiect from iii" ihi Congres? District ?; Ti IIUI-HS?-.., is no1 a "regular" Republican, but au "Independent" of some a; It's a .uti ?us ,i lusioti to han? about ?' all men an Rastern Tennessee Republican Independent, "f course, il? ls, as all tin?' Republii i ia are; bul not In the sense <<f lukewarmness in hta attachment to the part) and Ita principles. The) don't ratas hybrids lu th?' Tennessee mountains. Mr, Gibson was regularly nominated by the regular Republican party, and regularl) ele ted, and will serve as a regular and loyal membei of the Repubtlcaa ma? jority in th?? I.IVlh i'oiiKi-s The venerable Holman, of indiana, having been relegated to the cool abades "i private life ii\ ih.. votes "f ?. discerning constituency, now proposes to hurst into literatura by writing ? volume "f recollections of iii?? in Congraan. it In? \..i\.'s n?) dbmoragetneni of JIHIR.? Holman'! pub? lic services t> predict that henceforth na ?rill be i.istiv iiioii? Interesting and valuable as ,i remlnlscem than as a statesman. - ?> - - No doubt Japan Is grateful that sh<? did no! have UI.?sham s aid or sympathy. Becretary Qreabam li wlial la call?ed a boodoo. - ? - - The civilisation of Morocco is no1 at all equal in quellt) to it- leather, which it muet i>.? ad? mitted makes capital slippers and ?book bindings, whereas of its clvUlaatkni mithin? ooafnl or tolerable eau be made b) any known procesa it has now walled ni> the one-eyed brother "f the Bullan, leaving only ? ?small apartara for the Introduction ?.f fond, ami the unhappy victim will undoubted!) perish In slow torture In his cruel lininnreitien Whether he I? thus entreated bacanas lu* is the Bnltnn'a toother, ?.t merely ba? rattas he I? ona eyed, or for political or dynastic reasons, I? not certified, and is of little eonsc auence. It la a demonstration of the Inhuman ferocity which prevails there among rulers i ruled, and Is quite out of plat?- in this ag?? of world. ^^^^^ ng rulers and the PERSONAL Mrs ?Lease, who Is to setth ?! wn em a farm ?t fresno, <'. l" as ?non es her temi of ofllce ??xpir???, speaks thus on the woman ?iu?'tlti. "! think oar eman ?Ipatlon Is merely a ajoestl ? of time, but I v .11 iin.'.irv admit tint arom<H! are ne prepare*, for it Worn. :i are mi i to a van, aro thoy not* Mi i are more ju-t t<? women than v. mea ar? t0 . ich other. W? hay?? many things t,i letra before ui- a.a lit ii esen is :h<> full rlrht of the ?"jffras?.'* Dr. Dons l M ?< i.? "I. the ?Sdll ii "f "Oood ?v.iria? .,,d, | ha* been aetected for the post of M?3dtrataraf the n<*xt Oeneral Aa* ?ably of the Scottish Kirk, i* .. i,rother of the fa mow N rai n Ma I. ?I He W?? b irn in Ins), and la minister of the "quoad sacra" parish of Park. In '?as?..? Ile ha* i"?-n ?sinor Of "(?,.,.1 Wor Is" sin. i?r Du .iamiary ! the rMOSM "I iiedhntn, M?*?., w11! . .lehr.it" th.? Slat annlv r-ar.v of til? lirst tree Khool m that boroagb. Oovernof Oreenbalas am deliver an oration. lu i recent ?nene of "The British Weekly,*1 to? Rev. Iona Wotton, past"' (,r 'he aTaHtea Park Pre?. byt?*Ttan ?Church, ?vevpool, who i? bettei known ;,? "ina Macburea," lena th?- fotlawlng story about M. 111 .- . v Ara i ' "Matthew AmoM'a beotneMfe liv?.. Mi ?Cropper, ,".t:..i:-l our ehurcb, aad that wai hor.' 'ne cinie to he in th" ??hun h that Sunday. li v,.is sBcremenl mornlm?. sad l preached sa th? ?Shadow of th<? Cross.' We afterward ?nag tfee i.- nu) en 'n i ? :i ? the . : ?i? ? ?n .. Mr Arnold left before the i immunlon and w?nt home ?Va he enme ?.wn-tiir from his bedrotan H lunch a aervanl who was close to thi dlnlag-raua ? l oi neard him saying - ?ftlj to himself UM fir-t lines of the hymn. . . At luncheon Mt Arnold o.iki. about th<? hymn which, he M I, waa th? unes? m the English langnagi Aftei ul iV neg| out, and In ten minute? waa si id ..Th. ?Philadelphia w ?rd" 4 restai tai ?aid "__ Mayor Richard Vaus la ee-renty-?elghl reara au to i, II- i ?ni! h ii" and hi arti aa I the ?, _ 'alhoun, Ponton, m?-ti in tie ?s.'nate. to ,',,.? To listen to those men In th? ?S'-nate. to dine ? Ith th? m, I . n ad th? It . Think of those ti.?:'. . e I then of Bl '..rrnar, .Smith Vernier, ihi j o ina Fren h m ith mat! il pre :\gy, - ml) elght?H?i There la absolutelj no truth In ti?? report that ih Re? ?Samuel I Smith, author of -n?- hyma Km rl? i." li In s ml In B m ? S. T. Smith, of Dan npoi I Iowa, his i - ? - hb iaihw ici-? ..n in .nu?- ?ufflrisni for a Beedi Till TALK OP lilt: OAT. .lim? to the n-.-' i-.?,a a,f, uni! ?a the Carl*? '.inin:- ina rles whose live* i tant daoant im .? tn?' i- . -? mu\ . an be ? :.i? ilfled a? t"li iw? .-'. ..-, ! tiv? of them o lona to the R man Cathou ?nurch, u Mshopa and ?D priest? The i" tentant ala ?i m ,n>? !..i)i Seotlaad ml ?Saglaad nimijera?. '"ii.ir? h MUM and t? ?h?? China inian l Misai m The Ana rtcan anl .?wed. i?h mleekmarlea ..r th.- Protestant f.i!-n are pretty aumeroua but the ess I figuri - are ;. il r-?port?-d ia regard ii the itrength of their mission* Kaw Material De gre! trouble wlf dese tim***," ?.ul Rrastu? linkte), nu J?t nuff folks ?loan" >n' .1.. tn IiiiT uteestton." "Dasso r-plied hi companion "Fob Instance, '...i an' m* want? free roi material." Does we?" "Sut'ny. goosen '..? vstera sa dey i? bruns ''om ?le bay . lilli! ...st mitlln .!.ih youd hal. .?.- fr?*est kin' ?.n .!?? roreet material, an de Intlah profit ob de 'yster hu- n.-- il c? t?*' i.? fern meta what does de ?hu? kin'." ? Washington s- u "The Cincinnati Enquirer" Ml* tata itery to prov.? that tin? !n?tlnct of self-pre.?erv4tion is Stranger than reeaoa A min .?n a l.ake Huron st-am r had ii; ?mis' spa) Im-n of bla*ik rattle Mi. ik" I ha\e ey.?r mel with. it wa? about th? size of an . i he.ni ?arter snake anl i'i vic lou? as Satan. It WOS ?.ontlned Ir a strong boa covered with thi.-k piala glass Whan any on- would touch the (lass with hi? tln??T the ?nake would .?nike the un 1er aide opposite the finger a? quick ly as H stroke of lightning, Th.- experiment*? ? .iii alarays |erk away ?? ?mVtenly Thara nu not a tuan uti board, however mus.ular and free from nervouaaeas, ?ho could heap ins tineer te th. ?lass wara th?> ?nake wonli strike, although knowing that ;t '..'iii not peaslhty touch MOL Btroag nun ?A.iiill i ty it ?again and airain. . ??rtaln ..f their ability t.> endure the test, bul with tha same t? ault HIC .IA? i: 1' TAMMANY. A TIQaH*. i n -I November ?'.. IBM Here, children, view in thi? lugubrious fOeOj Where everj form >'f rice ana left Ita trace. Wide ?layering Jaw? to aelse and bold Ila prey, K"lat, doraste?? head, where evil held full *way. Taxer of brothels, sore-eyed with the atesaos ?if .iriiuk'ti revela where the wine-cup ???Mmai Sleepless with ?A it? bing at *h.- doora .if -:.>??, Still hing the offal thal tha- bawds refuse; Smirching the ermine on th?- .lu IK?'?' seat Trailing In blood th.- robe o'ei just! e'l foet; Pi ! Kir,H tli* , ;t\ ? honor t.. the mob, gelling her warrants te the vii- te rob; Making the vlcioua ?mile, th?? vtrtuou? ?>:ir, And cheap the wa) io ?hame, to honor dear] i?eprou? aa mlldewi i walls. ,in 1 In h - I .ith No1 half ?O ti.iu?".?a? a? hi? former t:..jth. Keep I.mi in sight ? trophy of the past All future i len? of ?In s Ith fear i . i, iga The dlecloeuree before the Lexo* Coamdttai Iii . ..mm. ?1 "The i.Mi I i.iiui (Va.) Newe" (Dem.) thal the old Taraman) Hall dei f ti .?.? ?i<.'i n I ,i? B doth n t.? the core " Btraager Zum Donnerwetter, noa > u have eat mi .hm a ?-"..nil time If you can't *ha\ better than thui you Will I???? all mur customer? ; retty .V K . Bai-t**e-r'a Apprenti ?. N'..i B1 all! 1 am not al lou. I t.< ?have the regular cuatomera ye\ 1 only she?.?- strangers! (Fliegende Blaetter The Westminster Haoette," of ?L?oadoii ?jlr?ni this nierai cog} of a i id ?vter'a i?,n sent toa D ?hire s.'ulr? s.|iiir.. -. ,. * T.i s. \\ ria.? ?\ . <1 <' I 1 UP M ?? . Ig li .:??} ni.? M'??. Tot Maetei . ? Heel i na ?n! bound m> Mattum. 1> II., i tapi Maali V . ?J Lined, bound sad pat pi?.a Madam.l ?1 S'il li.sl UP Mis? KHU. 2 Soul ing tin? Maid . I r.itiinif ? pn.*- ilium Master. " T ?al . !? Th.? wheehnea of Cleveland, Ohio, have uskol ni" Park CommlaaloBora of ta?> rtt| to toaaunst ii bicycle path m the park for the exclusive sssel S h.'.'linen. The mistake? la social mveraation of P*_?f who ha\" money, and apparently nothina ona mai b.? counted by the hundred, if report speak? trul Lash of .'ultnr.' .an never render a person rl lle_ loua, unies? he i? ai tha ?ame time ooastful an?! assuming, and there ar-? unfortunately, a sanr eleni number <>i auch pretendere t.. pom? manya I Joke. A ?,.?!?. li,n?.rant anl S < iltlu WOOWB, Who . fond of talking about her "uri gallery." one mel at tin? houae of au a? quatntance a la i\ had not called on her, although thai llvi I la same town "Come and see me, do!" said Mrs. n - . the nitron ..t art, as the other lad) eras taking ?ne i leave . 'Thank \."i very iiiii.li." waa the uoiwomniittsi i reply 'we've gol a ai a pi? mr?', too That snghl te tempt t?iu to .om,?. ir i . an'l ' "I should l??' veo alad Indeed to see it 'tench a lovel*/ picture? ?Sometimes it ?eeass to me i could look at it .di day lona." "What Is the subject ?>f your picture. M ra i 1! "" Inquired tin- hiisli?? "Janitor and ter." remarked she. with assa.r i ance Then som? one remembered that the mime, i "Jupiter and Io." was attached to th.? pi.tur??. ; ?Montreal Ml itopolltat) ''London Knxin.-eriiiK' sais 'The heavy naval ! Ochtlng in the far K i?t has civ. ii no1 a feu ?>P" portualttea .?f gatberiag raluabea information about tba behavior at ?juna and arsaer whtd no doubt ?di be available at a liter data M u stat??d. on y.hat appears to be lellabts aathority. that ihe tate of the Calacee Ironclad i'w Vl"'" wa? decided bj ene round from a Canal j_ ??*._* KIHI, the beavteai weapon in both ?aaa-U The ah* ' which sunk th.? I'inK vu.-i. wstgnad ttl hn> Kia nun.?, nearly 1.000 poaads, and WOS ?>n* J? 1 Holtiter make, it crashed IbrOUgk the nfterpirt j of the VIBBITB armored d?'?k. tha iMp ^in-?1'". bf ' th?? Stern almost l:iinn?dlately." An Inl-lible Mark Aluminum has ttepra^rtf. when used as a peacll, of leaving an in.telihi mar? ?n glana or ans other subsuac*ehariaga?neaajj baas A deposition at the metal takes pbwe, en*. whlle this may be removed bv a ?>J?*B2j * ?_. ?raab, the mark Itsolf eaaool be remo?, e.I jj binn Or Washing. Magiwslum. aim: an 1 ????' have a similar property but the ?ml* Of m ? ne?iuni i? easily ?removed; ?be appUrattoa or? require.? a wh.?.?l. ttn?l sin.? and ?diiUum tsrnis ? while aluminum Is permanent and remaiM ?T ,. Thi? property I? .u.eeptlblj? of a y**^L____jll?. cal application ia decoratmg glaas.^rw?-aui?*e ?Ledger. waa ii?y who th?