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THKY rLOCK IN A CLAMORIXO HORDE ABOUT THK MAYOR. COI.ONKT. gTROKd HAS TO TF.I.I. THEM Ta FAI.l. ,-.v .; anl <'.ivi: him "A1H to BRRATHT' POB81B1UTT THAT thi: OTHBR c.MMissioN ERSH1P1 WILL -?? rUAJBD THIS WMOt THK MAYOK CI1KKRFIT. DKSF'ITI. 11 AITs DARK THREAT8. Mayor Strong bad mi.eh to try his tempor yes? terday. Aa booh as tho doora wero oproad I > the public ll. tno morning a erowd of plaee-hunt ,rs rashed ln. as tough a looklng aet as ever hunB around Ibe Clty Hall Tho Mayor seemod amazoii and tben frownsjd, bul this ha,i n i effecl on tbs Impetuoui throng. He got ri<i of aeveral flles. anl Iben a delogati.-n ?>f clttaens came for* ward and asked f"i tbe appolntment of Barnuel Ifllllken for Parh Conunlasloner. Tho Mayor .u.l not lel ti.~ spokesman ko far before h- rtopped him t- aay that tho place ho was talklng about wai already fllled. Tha delegatlon out of the way. tho Indlvtdual gppllcanta jumpnl in again anl gwarmed around the Mayor'a chalr l'.ko tho locusta of Kgypt- II lookod at .no tir.if as if ho were K"ing to bo crowdcd out throuRh th- window bach of him. At last ho said: "Gor.tlemen, you must gtand bark anl give ni- a llttl*- air. Tho room is vory ekwe. l can hardly breathe." The eloneaeaa Of tho room, porhaps, or it may havo boo? tho deaperate metboda of the seek-rs after city JoM to socmrs his Urer. oause.lthe Mayor to aay aomethim* In n-piy to a***?001 Mked him that sounded tO reporters mu"h llke -damn." Th.- eUte of mind whlrh oaused the Mayor to speak .vnnewhat rashly soon paaaed away. however. and he gave dlraetkma that Let? ter order be presorved. The r.-siilt wa' the formatlon of a llne. and the aeokers for nreforment got to him singly. A great many had Mtcrs of .eommendati >n. which they presentod 10 him. The Mayor read them 1 atiently and gave ea, h man an answer of some klnd. Many of the lettera will be referred to the heads of departmentS ln which the places are that are eOUght THET WANT TO BE POI.ICKMEN. A delegatlon of applieants on the eligible llst for patrolmen on tho police force called to com plain that. though many vacancies existed, no appolntmenta hal been made slnce last Aprll. The Mayor said that he would look lnto the mat ter. A commlttee of firemen called to ask the Mayor to approve the bill Increasing th-lr sal aries. Colonel Btroaf was evidently favorably lmpressod with the request and gave the firemen encouragement. J. Plerpont Morgan. Controller Fitch and Cor? poratlon ConnsH s<.ott had a consultatloa with the Mayor in hls private offlce yesterday. It was belleved to relate tc tho $^.000,000 of city 3 per cent bonds. pavahle ii gold. which th- city ls to The Controller sald that the meeting ?ould not be called a regular conference, but thal the Morgan syndlcate might take the bonda. P. B. Thiirber, who ha? been talked of f"r DOCK C immlssloner, waa a cailer on th.- Mayor */???*?? day Ex-benator J &loal Fasastl and Jonn w. JiwiKht called while th" Mayor was at lancheon. Thev did not walt. but inquiring the way t'> the Public Works Department. started acroaa tho park lo see Commlantoner Brookfleld. J<>hn sa bine Smith and John Proctor Clarke had inter viows with Colonel Strong yesterday. NOT A R1T DISMATBD. In reference to the Platt conference at the Fifth Avenue Hotel ,.n Sunday the Mayor sp.'k of the abseme of any cause <.n Mr. Platt'a paii for his present c mrs-. The Mayor remarked ln a K.neral way that he had never erltielsed Mr. Platl nor had he ever authorized any aUtement which reflected upon him. He did not propoae. however. to bo frlghtened by threats. whatever the goures mlght bo. As to th- rumors lha the JeelMati.ro WOllld bold UP hills whi.h had hla arJ val h* sald thal actlon of thta klnd irould not ?? rrv him ln the leaat Ha di-l not proposc t let anv.hlni; WWrr, him. Th- I^tslatur. ihouid kn,.w beat what II ougW l do. For hls part. lhe Mayor said. he abould ?o on and mak is inpotntmehta as h- bellered to be riKht and f,,r rn- best Intpr*-*!* of the city. He said tbat he ?*or,uld malntaln the non-partlaan pirtlcy on which h" had entercd ar.d did nol maan to be awerved from hla duty as he understood it it wa= reported yeaterday that .m order to crevr-nt the contlnued Interruptlon of the public Eusln-sa causod by the mob of offlce-ss-shers who n.ak- hls llfe mlaerable the Ma*?-r n.r-a?, ., st-.p th- annoyan e by hurrylng UP all the appolnt monts which ho can ?ee his way clear to rnafce. r thla provea troe moal of tba dmmission-r ehips may be fllled this week. THKY PBSTBR MR. BROOKFIBLD. TOO Commlaaloner Brookfleld and Oaaeral r,,iiis, Deputv Coinmlssioner. W?N as badly oveimn by bonehnntera as the Mayor was yesterday. Com? mlaaloner Brookfleld ?ame n-ar I'sing hls pa ti-n - wllh ne lmportunato appll-ant. to whom h- aald: "If y.,u thlnk this ptace la belng run on th- dlatrict potltlcn plan you are mlghtlly mis taken. i am here to protect the public IntaresU and nothlng else." nmokfl.-ld So appolntmenta w-r- made by Mr Rn.okti in v,s:<-:dav. Th- sam, wai t.u- of Corporatlon r-iunsel Scott II ls und-rsi.1 **?1?*?*J Asslstant CorporaUon Counaels Blandy, Rldgj way. Bwtetaer and M. P. Breen. the ?f#?*-??_ as counsel for Commlssloner Haffen. of tte i? nartmer.t of Str-t ImproYement for the Twenty thirl and Twenty-fourth Wards. wlll sever thelr .onne.tlon wiih the Law O-pa.tm-nt :Meh . D*an. Connoly, Sterilna, Olendorf, Ward and punn. of the Corpoiatlon Counael a ataff of aa* glstanta, anl Chlef Clerk Campbell are to te maln in th- eily's BCTtici. _--m ;///; KU.L1SO OF Miss TOBMB. GF.NTRT. THi: MIIil.KHKH S11I.I. AT LAROE-THB DKAD WOMAJTg I'AMII.V TAKK < li.\K<;i. OF THK BODT, Phlladelph'a, K:b. If4.-Jam?s lt. Oentry, who last nlKht al /? - ? i Hotal ibol and kllled miss Madg* Torke, a aoubretts '.n tbs "Baggac* Cbaek" eom* panv. ls still at )arK<-. The pollce are m.iklri? a thorouKh seaioh for th- mordcrer, aad msi ag< degcriptive of him have beea s-m to adjacenl dtles. A th-orv ls advanced thal O-ntry has drowasd hirn geU or commltterl buIcM- In BOOM OthST inar.-r. Tbs father mothar aad btotber of tbs d-.-.d actraaa arrlved here this morning from New-York to elalm ths body. Roberl B. Drysdato, tbs father of tha glrl. Uvss at Ka BB Weal Be?enty-el?hth-at., New* Vork. Mr. Drysdale thi" aftsrnooa denled tha? his daugn t?-r and l^nrn' a?SrS engaasd to N m*rri<-1. Hs d-clare*. that he woui I r.ot hav- pennlttcd Wa dauKhter to have marrted Oentry had sh- so d-slr.d. Mr Drysdale aald that U-ntry had b.-n an a tiualntanoe of the family for over a y-ar, an 1 araa r-car<led wholly as a frlend. I'ontlniiinK. Mr Drys da- sa 1 Oentry s?-rn.-d to tak? a klndiv lnt-re*t la ber, anl w- -A-'-r- uia/i rha: hi aho im ba in the sama company, f'-r his preaer.ce aermed ln a meaaure a aafeguarl ngainst th- daassrs and affronti that 1.' ar. unprotect-J woman on th st ik-. O-ntrv cal>.l rre.|uently nt our hons- w'-n Madu- was not trav-'.llr.',- I thlnk ihe pr-s-n? Of many gentl-rr.-n who ealwd to ass h.-r aroused hls j.a.ousy. U< entertata largely. and my daughter riad many admlr-rs. Thls jealousy explalns th frequency of th- telegrama an<l l-it<-rs wlth which h- pestered h-r from Boston, srhltbsr h- wsnl aftei hr- ha<l to leave Ihe -omt.i l 'iiink he is perfectly aane. lt was a eo?d* ha-.-led, premedltated rnurdi-'. Not a word <1" I i ,.f tr is t.iik of im mlty. So one who kn-w il'i.try and COUld be found to day had any floabt of th- inan'i sanlty. Manap-r Blan-y. uf tbe "HagKaK- I'h.ck" company. aald that Oentry wa-, an Irrlt.ihl- rr.an, and one llkely to tnki- to drlnk under rn-nlal streKs auch as SSSOMd to 0||T. x. |,1?, MIks Dryedala was hlghly rcsperted In th? eom Pany. and ti-r r-putatlon was ahov- reproach. H-r manHR.r thoutrht mur-h of her ablllty. and was "laklni? a gpeclal part for her in a i.lay which he W'<1 put on ih- nnd next neason. Many m-mbers Sf the "Bsggsaa I'heck" company l.ell-ve that Osn* try ha* tndsd hls llfe The Iden of sulcid-. howev.-r, H ?<>oiite* l.y Ihe plllce. 'n?P*ctor M-I.aughlln re<elve<l a dispatch yea istdgy from I'hlef of PoUM I.lnden. of I'hllttdel pMa, glvltiK a dea.-rlptlon of James II. Oentry. ?he kllled Mlaa Vorke. Gentry, aft-r murderlnK Mlaa Yorke, made hia escape. Hl* home la aald to b* ln thla clty. Inapector Mcl?ughlln detalled two of hl* men to sear-h New-York for the mur derer and a general alarm ha* l.e-n aent out to all statlona wlth llentry'* ileacrlptlon. Alihoogh Mlaa Yorke had galnad no very wlde farne aa an a.-tresa. ahe waa falrly well known at *hs Ntw-York theatrea where comio opera and NEW-YORK CITY EXCHANGE SERVICE. $80.00 Per Year and BOWard. i?:i reijuest, by mail or telephone. A."nt wlll be sent *'. (jlve ftirth?r Infnrmntlnn. Our ffHMHal <t1i. e ni;iv ba c.-.ll.-.l from any public telephone OV0T I.B99 i In th" ritv?with...it <l.arg?. ! The Mctropol'lan Telephone 6. Tcleuraph Company, 18 CORTLANDT ST._ i ! farce COtnedy abouad. Sh>- was Clever and pleas Ihk tn manner, attractlve peraonally and a SSzz ?tnger. When Miaa Marie Tempest san* inc ? Tyrolean" at the Caetno some thr.-e yeara ago, Mlsa Yorke was n memher of tbe company ano 'th.- atara underatudy. She was called "P?JJ" , .Ing the leadlna parl a few tbneaand Md ao 1 aatlBfactorlly. Bhe was also for some Jime a mem ; t.er of PranclB Wllaon'; c.mpany. She bad acijw ln aeveral farce comedlea betore AjMaal the "Baggage Check" Company^MtoeJ^j?,*? i brother. and two .latera rne '"'''? . s,.Veu I iumfern.lv.? ?eoUaw 1. Htj. for the IM^. ?? &n a^v^n^^esnla,: &J.S S Plnk.,.. 1..1 a iraveiima ".?'" ?'.,", ',-,1 ?t ,iv:,'tVv,ha:;rnof,:x.-siv;Vep;:,H;,,o;ns an .etf Oentr) njdnow .... . . , , rh.ira.-t. ^t?ei7e"waa^forn?eriy*^Tvarlet? actor and ali_ .Vrirne'lime'a rlr.-.is man and of late he has acted chiefly ln farce comedie.. WOMEN STORM THE CAPITAL. AND IT FALLS WITHOUT RESIBTAXCE. TIIE rAPTOHS TAKK Kl'I.I, POMBgEK)!. 09* THE (ITY THKY oiMi: PBOM ALL PART9 OB TIIE COINTRY AM> TIIE WORLD FORMAL OPEKING OF THE RATIONAL OOCB4.1U (I1T TBUCaBAPH TO THE TltlBlNE 1 Washinirton. Keb. IS.?W. men have taken tho National .-ap.i..l b) storm women from all parta Of this country and from other lands, who ar- here to stay ? fortnlflrht Perhapa It has never hapje n-1 to any clty before. certainly not to Waahlngton, that thre? National organlaatlofia ..f iromen have met BO that the aesslons of one foUowed Ojulckly 00 those of another ..r wera held at iin- same tlme. Hut here they are-the Nat1on.il W'omen's Christlan Temperance Unkm, wlth tn- greal polygkH paHltkm, cVwtng its s bbpoo in the Mg eonventloB hall on Baturday eveninn; the second trtennlal session of the National CouncU of Wotaaa of ihe I'nlted states. precedlng with raUglotw aervtcea yeaterday its formal openins ln M.-tzeroti's Music Hall to .lay, and the fourth consress of the Natlon.il Chap? ter of the I.aiiKhters of the American Revolutlon, to be convened in the Chureh of Our Kather to morrow. With the number thus broURht toirether by these three j-reat organtaattotM, it is plain enouifh that for two weeks at least the Cap'.tal Clty will 1.- ln the hands of women. The growth of the National Councll of Women Is best lllustrated by the f.i : that the flrst trtennial. also held ln Washlnsrton. laste>l only three daya, comprislnn eitrht sessions. and the councll then was composed .,f bui nlne National orRanlr.atlons; whereas now. nt the se ond trh-nnlal. the councll numbera twenty Natloaal orKanizatk.ns. wUI laal fourteen daya and have thirty-two sesslnns. Besldes the(pr? sldent and dele? gate. frctn each of these twenty organtaaUona there are fraterna. deleirates from as many more ergant* zatlons not yet In the .lunr'.l. makinfr BjtOgather 499 .l.-l^^ates who wlll partl.-ipate ln th. pr.. ? ?? 1 lnKs. The orRanliations Include Inllnlt ? varlety. r.-inKlni? fmm relljtlous twards of mlssions through educa tloral and phllanthropic flelds down to dentaL household. economic ani anll-v: vHection BaaOChV tloAa In addition to the presil.nts and dolegatea who through organtaaUona repmeont a mambarahlp ..f between 4.9991999 and 1,999,999 women. there ara J above sixty patrona of thn Coundl, each of whom by the payment ..f t\<? becomes a patn.n for llfe. 'Ihe patrons Inelude men a-. w.-il as women ln the number ar.- Pr rfaeatrr Raaaaua B. Anderaoa, >.f \vi.-i-..nsin. ex-Jllnleter lo Copenhagan; i>r. .lenny M Ix.zl.r. Of New-York; Mrs. Pboabe A ll<\ir?t. wlfe of the late Benator Hearat; Mary Lowe m.-k In.on. Fannlc 1. Helmuth, presid.-nt of Boroala; Mr.. Ruaaell Sa?.-. Wllllam Dodley Foulha ed ladlaaa; I?r. Haaaah K. Laf-gahore, of Penaaylvanla, and Sarah C. Mlnk. of Naw-Torh. Among new committee. whlch eannol fall lo pive unijsual ititer.-st are th.- rommltteea on "Oovernment Reform," <>f whlch Mrs. Henry H Btanton I" a memher; "Equal Paj foi Equal Work." of whlch Mr-. i^;an-i Btanford bi . member; "Patriol ol whi.h K.nt.- Biownlee Bharwood la t-halrman; "Dlvoroa Raform," ol whlch Carrle Chapman <'..it. ol New-Yorh, is a member, and "Oreao," of whlch Dr. Latta A. DavU, of Canada, la a aoember. When the COUndl was . alle 1 to OTdor promptly at ln ./. lo.-k to-day by it-. prealdent, Mrs. May Wrlgbl Bewall, of Indlanapolla, Metaerotl Hall was well tuied, an.l the stat;e preaented aa al tra.-tivi appoaranca, Of courae there wera Bow .-rs-no Btaga settin^r at a woin.in's in.-.-HnK In this last half of the Blnoteenth century would ba com pleta without th<-m. so gra<eful palau an.l fragrant roaea had then place. Among the ahlnlng luhts on the platform w*-re Miss iSusan B, Anthony, who ls mai.y yeara rof-agai than ber Mventy hfth blrthday, whlch her frlenda eetebrated last weeh with a banojuel and aetlled annulty as BOtne thiiie: of racognlUon of lha moal unaelfiah iifew.,tk ever alven by one woman for all women. Lady Henry Bomeraet, whoaa tlma and fortuna ..r. apenl i in the cause Of lernj.eraiu e, .\1l>s Prancaa i. , VVIUard, the ^r.-at leader ?>f the temperance w..tk i in Amo-ica; ihe Rev. Anna Bhaw, Mrs Prancea Blgley, wife of .-x-Uov ri.ot Blgley, of Mlcblgan; ! the Rev. Alilils l-'opl l^asttiian, Who, wlth hei I huoband, aharea the paatorate ..i the i'ark Btreet ! Congreaatlonal Chureh .it Elmlra, N. Y.. Mrs. I 1 i<-i,-n a Cook, delegate from the National League of Colored Women; laabella Charlea Davta, \ns. Rachel Poatei Avery, Mr?. Llllan M. N. Btevena, of Malne; Mis. .1 i-.n.-n Koalar, the Countea. <-i Aberdeen, prealdent of the Internatlonal Councll of Women; Mrs ll. Bolomon, of llllnola, pi.--i dent of th<- .National Councll of Jewt.h Women; Mrs. Annle Jenneaa Mlller, Mis. May Prench Bheldon, Mrs. l.lllle Devere.ux Blake, the Rev. Carollne J Bartlett, nnd Mra Laura .'uitis Bul i.u.i of Brooklyn, who aharea wlth Mra H-uy Oreen, the dlet Inc tlon of belng a femala mllllon Tha gatberlng wns n.?t only repreeentatlva from .-. geographlcal .tandpolnt, but from thoae ??! appear ance ani aphere. Orewi reformer. ani women In i. .-.%-. .,f th. modc m ?lde b) .Ide, wiii;.- ber. -.-. t there could !.?? icen ih.- qualni bo.inei of .. guaker eo. Acknowledge.l leader. In iciet) ani noble women ln th* Europ<an meaninK >t the term, and stveral n..'e.i for wealth in their own righl or thal of th.-lr huabanda aere th.-r^ on an t-qual footlng wlth delegate. from the rank< ..f thoae who arorh for thelr daUy bread. All agea wera llkewlne ln evldence, ranglng from the more lhan threeacore an. ten of Miaa Huaan B. Anthonv, preaHenl of tha National Woman'. Buflfrag* laaoclatlon, to Ihe nlne i.-n yeara of Miaa H, AuguaU Howard prealdenl or tbf Oeorgla auxlllary of Mloa Anthony*! or ganlaatlon. , , , ,. , Tho openlng seafllon waa merely formal. ll began with prayer. and thi wa l illowi l by the ductlon of prealdenl. and delegate. of organlsa tioni formlng th* National CouncU. I"be pre.enta llon of greetlng. from the National Coui|cl] or Women of Canada and the greetlng. bv ,...;.. n,.. delegate. fron oraanlaatlon* not ln the ' ouncll came neal on the programme, and the lession cloaed v. ith the trtennlal addr_a. of Prealdenl May WriKht Bewall. . ?. . Mn Bewall and th- general offlcera and ex-offlclo vlce-prealdenti of the councll gave an Informal re eeptlon to ibe delegatei and vTaltorfl ln the paror. of Ihe Ki.bitt llon? thla afternoon. i h- receptton last.d from :i to ?'. O'clock. .,,,,_ ,, A dlacuBBlon on "Rellglon" wa? I* Id a M laerotl a Music Hall ihw evenlng by th. National rree Baptl.t Woman-. Ml.sionary Bociety and ?????? tlonal Councll of Women of the l.'nlted Btate. The Attltude of the Leadlna Rellgloufl I >eiiomiii.-iii..n. . Toward Woman'fl Orowlng Bervlce In ' ' ' hl!1,' '',, was thi theme of an addreaa by Mary Lowe Diekln son. of New-York, .. v k ... Mr-. Isal.-ila <harle? I'avis, of N.-w-l oik. . tln './/;; liiunoEVohT BXOIBR CBB8ADX. Brldgeport. Cnn.. Feb. tt H-.-retary 1 hrasher. of the Htat.- I>?w nnd Ordaff LaaglM. and the Rev. II. W Mlr.kham. of Ih- lOOBl bran.h. called UpO* I ruse eutlng Agenl Tooaaey this afternoon aad deraanded the rearreal of ihe twet.ly-slx saloouke.-p.-rs w ho i. ,-entiv rorfaJtad boarda in th.- Clty ?,<>uft M Toom.-v rafaaad lo ael uniu he had re.-eive.i aa ttiilhorllatlve sial-m. nt that (he I.biuor Lieah-rs As Bodatloa had dechned to Bbm lha fJWfflffjL^ lially fulfllled a week ago. Bow .nt.-d to ll a> tlon untll Wedries.l.-.y, and ih.- Law and oni. i-aagua Bnally .'iKre.-d t.. walt THE 8BCOBB BAXBM oi.F.r. rj.vn COBOBBt The aecond concert oi tba slxt.etnth se.son of the New-York llanks Olee Club was ulven last e-.en lnK at Music Hall ln the presen.-e of a lar?e audl. ance The rlub cave an Inter.stlng proKrnrnme. wlth the asslslance of Mme. MlllaniBIaaVO t ,00 iTrano R. l?laa Albertlnl. vlollnls.; E. D. Jarl.na, organlst. and Lmll LatVJT, accompanl.t. ALDRIDGE'S AXE FALL8. DIVISION sri'KP.INTKNDENTS RBMOVXD WITHOUT CAUSE. ROBRRT <; mv. TROMAf WHEKl.KR AM' lt- r. PARKKH THE ait'iintkks-mh. i.av is a RKI.ATIVK <>K THK COVKHNOK. [BY TELEUHAt'll TO THE TRIBIXB.l Albanv. I-Vh. lS.-C.eorge W. Aldridge. the 8u perintendent of Public Works, dismlssed from oflce to-niK-ht the Democratlc soperlntendenta of th- three .llvlslons of the Krl- I'anal. The I'on stltutlon says thal "th- Sup-rlnt-ndent of Pnblie Works shall appo'rt not more than three asslstant superlntendrnt*. whos- dutles shall b- pres-nbed l.y hlm; hut In ra?c of lhe suspenslon or r-moval Of any au.-h asslstant superlnt-nd-nt by hlm, h shall at once reporl to the Oovernor m wrltlng th cause of such removal." Mr. Aldridge wrote a short note to C.overnor Morton. saylng curtly "that In the Inter. st of the servle-" h- had W* moved th- dlvlsion superlntendents. H- COUM hardly havs art..i In tbe spirit of the Constltotlon ln Rivlns; su.-r- a K-neral r-ason for maklng these removals. That ol.vlously m-nns that some good reaaon shall b- stated f<>r tba removal of su-h per manenl head* of hnreana Mr. Aldridge would hav.- eoaaa nearer wlnnlng th- r-spect of the pabMa If h- had sald in hls leiter to th- r.overnor: "l ?ranted thelr offlces for frlend? of mlne, and took them." He followed up this actlon hy sppolntlng Hoh-rt O. Lay, of Buffalo, asslstanl soporlateadenl of th western dlvlsion. Mr. Laj la a retatrra of Omr* ernor Morton, anl hls appotatmeal wa* oppoaed bere bj leadlag Repohllcana of Buffalo oa the ground lhal untll after Blectlon Day la WM be llved ni *"*sshlngton, and only then tooh up hls r-s Idence m Buffalo. A former canal offldal, Oaalaa Bedell, ?.ii puahed for the place by ,G?orae t'r han, the chairnMn of the BxecutP/e < ommlttee ol th* l-'ri-' i'i.iint\ Republlcsn Commlttee. Hut .?r Bedell waaarelected. and Colonel Lay, lhe stranaer from *Va?hlngton, srsi aelectrd as head of lhe lm portanl western dlvlsion Thi* gppolntmenl ~*? -? * nol pleaae the Ituff.ilo Itenubllcans. v'or wlll th- cltlaen* ol Byraruse and I tlca be gi_tln*d al Ih* aelectlon of "T.,m" Wheeler ss su pertntendent of in- mlddle dlvlsion. Oovernor Mor. ton decllne.1 io mak* hlm Huperintenden of Pub li<- Bulldlnga. nor would th- cltlsena of I "? ;.r";;'*' hlm n? Mayor of thelr Hty a r*ar ago. al hoygli th* other Republlcan candidate* wer* eleeted? >'"? \\ heeler'* appolntment ls Ihoroughlr dUwredltabl* tu M, Aidrklge, bui li cannot i" aald thal polltldaaa hT!',..i'?',il-rin't'.n'l'.-l,t of the raStsn dlvlsion lll R. V l-.rk-r. of Bcbenectady. Nothlng ls known of the man bere,__ WHO CABES FOR TAX RATE? MR. NECON iUOCBBDfl IN' DOUBUNO AN AORICULTURAL APPROPRIATION THK ASSF.MIil.V PABBBB THK ' 'ITY COL.I?OE B1LU WHICH I'vV'.IA'KS AN KXI-KNI'ITIIIK OV IMlMOa T<> IWKSTI'IATK THK i:i:ri RKI svstkm. [UT Tl.l.rMllAril 1" THK TllinfNE I Albany Feb. U The Aaaemhly to-niKht eihlb* Ited *gain th- utter dlsregsrd for economy which bas rharacterlaed Ihe Introductlon of spproprta tlon bllla this sesston. By a rots of M to n n doubled sn spproprtatlon which tbe ?ays and M..,,:,s rommlttea bad reported largely <>"t of deferenre to the introducer of the Mli rather than for Its a.tual m-rlt The Mli was Inti Mr Nlson, of Chautauaua County, approprlatlng \AJBB to eontlau* bortlcultural Inreet Igatloi experlments ln WTestern Nea Yorh, aspedally Into all dlseasea or parastte* affectlng grapee Mr. Klzon ralled the Mli from lha taMs and *-nt up an amendment Increasing th- approprlatlon to 116,000 Mi Alnaworth, Ihs i-hairman of Ihs w.,\?. and Meani Commlttee, oppoaed the amendmeal He aald aaother Mli havlng the ..-?me obh I relatlea *?? tb* lld Judlclal Dtstrld was bafoi Ib* House, anl he thoughl raaogh money araa glven t? ihi* ohjeel Hla -wn county bad asked f..r m approprlatlon foi theei esperlment* bul he hal r. fus* 1 10 I " th* i pjueol ln --rl' I ' thu BAJBm mlghl ? Mr Nlson aald lha appropi ? ! " '?' ' ln si-teeii counties, and Ihs larger smoaal aaa i esaary. During Ihs debate he crltlctaad ? .,r th- spproprlatlona belng mad< bi th- IVaya anl Meana Commlttee Mi Alnsworth r.*i ? I ??N.it u tlngl* approprlatlon baa been ? R'aya and Meana Commlttee thla year wlthoul aome St..t.- departmenl ba k of ll, eirepl ihia one " Thi Asa rably, however, voled lo double the ap? proprlatlon, and b: ao de Islvs n voi* ll il oi i rannol tell nrhen lhe nexl atta. k upon a loa laa rala * m be m i ? To-nlghl Mr Nlson ralled from tbs labls hls raeolutlon of laal ???? k. dlrectlng th- Commlsatone* ,,' igrtculture, Ibe Buperlntaadenl "f PHsons snd lhe Faetorj Inspecloi ? report arllhln ihree daya aii appolntmenta recentl] made by Ihem, snd ih* persons r- ommendlng Ihs appolntmenta Mr Nlson s.-.i'i lhal patronage ?hi t. beloaced to the Assemhly ?as evhtontly gotng elaewhere Mr Alnsworth offered "" smendmenl that th-*.e <,tti i-.-rs also r.-|<irt th<- n mi-s Ot ?nv and all ,-tlat ofilrers *\vi had requesied appolatasents in an. of thesa department* Mr. \ix..n aceepted tbe amendment, and lhe resolution waa adopted A--- mi.is man fonbllng offered this resolution, *,hi< h v.1* s lopted: Whereaa lt la allefed that almses exist ln lhe i.-f-i? ?yatem ol tha clty und county <-r Naa York. therefore Rooolved Th*' 'he Clerb ??! Ih* Buperlor ?'ourt. th- < lerk "f th- .'oiiri if Common ri-as and tba ,',,k ,,( ihe <ii'. Courl of New-York be and are ii'.-r. i,\ lir-t.-l t, f'ifrii?h t.. this houae wlthln , w. ii". day* ,. Ilal of all referees appolnteil during ih* reara IM and IWI, by what judge* appolnted ?i. i boa -ft' n appolnted bj each }udg* i.ast areeb a resMutlon by Mr. Coakllng called foi a almllar reporl from lhe Buprema Court In Neu Y"rk. ahlch uas -? ni to the AssemM] lo-nlght. No actlon was tahen upon it H a rota "f ^3 io i lha AssemM] i" nlghl paased Ihe bUl Introducsd by Mr. Mlller, of New-Tork, author Ising lha purehass of a nea atte for lhe CoOege of lhe i'iiy of New-Yorh and Ibe erecUon ?f bolbtlnaa thereoa. Th. Mli spproprlatss aaaxitl for tb* Mte and IC7S.00U for bulldlnga Alfred R CookllnB, of New v.nii, voted agalnsi tbe blll, ihinking it un wl*? i" Bpend the monej ..t ibla i. The hearlng which w.s to hava i.n glven t' in"i!..w by Ihe Benate and Aasemblj commltteea on Ibe Tenemeni ll,,u-.- iTommlaalonera* blll ha* been poaiponed for on* ?.k ln the mean tlme Ih* opponenl* "f these Mlla and the Tenemenl Houae Cnmmlaalon will endeavor '" draa up oom promlai men urea ln Nea ^'l.rk Benator w<.irr Introduced a 1.111 to-nlght aulhorls ln? th- Board of Health .<r New-Yora i<> prepan antltoxln for the relief <<f .nphih-rii. and other dlaeaaea aml t.. dlatrlhutc and ;-. ll lhe aame, and fi an lhe proceeda :<> .-r.-..t?? an antltoxln fund Benator o'Donnell Introduced u'l.Hi nppi-opriiitini? $200,000 for a Pollce I'ourl bulldlng for tbe Klgh leenth Ward of New-Yorb, f..r tbe us<- of the H'th Dlatrlci Pollce ?'nurt. A proteal waa recelved by the Benate from Judgea Cowlng and Martlne againal th- blll puttlng th. appointmi it of courl ofllclal* ln i-harg* of Recorder <;.,rr. Ass-mhlyman l.aws,,n Introduced a inll prohlblt lrikc ihe ? ..-i-iion < t anj ilaughtnr-houa* ln New York "ii th< riverbanh south ol Klfty-nlnth-sl s.iiai..r O'Donnell is th* fathei ,.f another hill provldlng for a i-ommlaaion <>f fire, appolnted by the Oovernor, i" aeleri .-. alte <if not I-hm than Im ... i, nor mor- lhan .'^m acrea l"i B BOOlOglCal park in Pelham Ba) l*ark, New-Yorh ni\ Dne la t'? ?' lhe Mayor of Ni w York one Ihe prealdenl of ti. I'urk Department, one th<- prealdenl >.f th- Amerl? can Museum "f Natural lllstotv anl Iwo .ItiZi-ns of New-York Clty; li..v?i is approprtated for ea* penses. Among th<- hiiis pasaed by Ihe s-nat- were S-na t,,i Cantor's, authorlslng New-Yorb i<< Iseue I8.0W, 000 addltlonal bonds f"r public achool purpoaea, and Benator McMahoYa, relncorporatlng th<- Soclety "f the \Var of ISl^. ? ? THK OOVERNOR AND ||R PLATT. artMca %hi< h thb tiooam m tbyhco vpos thi AaTTUTB ??''? ' I'ANT OF THK i:\k< i iivk <-HAIit. Albany, ??'-?' II (Bpeclal). Thomas C. Platt ls i .p.ct.-i hera to*morrow t.. tak- coanaM with his aupportsra In tiu- Leglslatare. Mr. Platt seoms t<> have ?*i>? orders to hls foUowerS to bagtfl "?" , ,,.1,11.- Oovemor Morton." for Ibe Platt in-mliers of tti- Lsajtotatars wera all pradalaalBg lo*alghl ?ii.i' th- h-*t man N-w-York DOaM support for I'l.-ldent of the t'nlteil Hlal-s was l*\l P. Mor? ton. Mr. Morton Is too shr-wl fhus to l.e Indil-ed IO lommlt hlinself lo the r-volutlonary measure*. Wbleb Mr. Platt would llk- to |.ush throUK'i ,h" i.. g| ilatara for th- parpooa <>f eoavtnelag his foi lowera that he N still niast-r of th- Repubtt)'"' part in thla rltat-. Mr. Morton was the man who foi.'-d .S-nator l.exow to amenl the l'oll<? Haorgaalsattaa i?in *o a* to giv- Mayor Btrong authorlty to appolnt th- metnher* of the reorKim Iz.itton < iiminlsslon, an<l he Is not llkely to turn a hi.ni-rs.iult upon that aul.Jerl. liovernor Morton. rnoreover, has heen eiideuvurlng to k?p pea< e wiihin th- raaks of tba Rmablleaa party ev-r ninre hls Inauguratlon. If h- now aasumes ?n llK^resslv- StUtudS ln l.ehalf of Mr. PUtt, P-opl hora will be grsatly rarprlsed. Oovernor Morton obvlouoly intend* to mak- hls raeentlon on Wedneaday night alaaost a Natlonal a-f-iir He hHs laaued ov-r ?.'.'?.. lavttattons. m ibla li?t ir- Inoludod sll th* 1trput.11.au ronai-es-. Ilie'i. all lhe mtmhsra of th* Rcpubllran BUM In Brass & Iron, ^H-jACK5o<v^(g 860 Broadway, Union Sq. & 18th St. ARTISTIC Wrought M6l3l For Interiors, Open W0rl( FlREPLACES. ETC. Our own Fmindrlea nnd Sliopa. ^?- ?__-__-?> Committee. promlnent Republleana In every rrnrt of the State, the Republlcan Stat- oin.-ers and all the memhers of the Leglalature, without dlstlnc tlon of party. ?-_?_ THK TKLBPHONI HBARINO TO-MORROW. Albany. I-Vh. \f, (Speclal).- The Senate Committee on Cltloa and the AaaaanMy Committee on Olas. Elactrldty and B/atar lupply, wlll gtva a hearlng to-morrow upon the blll lowerlng t-lephone chargi Introdaead by Benator Peraoni ,n' AaaemblymaB Oerst. of Buffalo There wlll be Mg delega tions here from the chlef cltloa of the Btate. Walter .1. Bhepherd, repreaentlng the Telephone Bubecrlbera' Assoeiatlon of Buffalo. has already arrived here. WOBK1XQ FOB OEMOCBATIC HARMOXY. BX-MATOR ORA K BAID TO BB uii.i.im; TO RNTKB INTO NF.i-.oTl ATI'INS WITH TAKMAKT. The newly orRonize.l pemneratle l'nlon. the ob Ject of whi.-h is to brlng all Ihe Pemocrattc fac tiona into one foid. held a meetlng last evanlng In ihe Orand Opera Houae Hall. it: lha abaenei af th- prealdent, C, i\ Colllna Davld Oerbar, Brat vtca-prealdent, preetded. A platform and declara tlon of prtnclplaa wera adopted, and reaolutlona w< re paaaed reqoeatlng ?u Oemo ratle factlona In N.-a York Clty to appolnl eommltteaa to confer wlth h .-ommlttee- of the ur.lon ln the Intereat o* harmony. it was aaaerted by aome nf the membera that ev Mayor Qrae? was readj io enter Into negotlaMoi ? with Tammany Hall, n, ,i thal the liemocratlc l'nlon .... iii boconta tha rommon ground where th.- Orace aad ihe Tammany Democracy could tn.-.-i and coaleaca 7m 8TBAJGBTEX OUT THE TAM.I.E. THB LONQ |SI?\NI> TBACTTION ??".MI'ANV MAY BU B'lPED Ot'T II-- MU .IKNKIXS'S PLAN OOBfl THBOUOH. Burfaee rallway people la Brooklya yeaterday talhed a good deal aboal the followlng confkarntlal drcular aenl >.'it by John <; lenklno, prealdent of the Kirst Natloaal Bank, and a man promlnent <s .. Bnanctei i-'tst National Bank, February .'?. 1MB You an- requeated to meet wltli uther large hold en of atock m the Brooklyn tMl ' Ballroau t'om pany and tbe l_ong laland Tractloi Comoany al Ihe (larendon Hotel on "A'e1-.----1 ly, february ."?. to dlacuaa Important mattera eoncern'ng tre fnture of thla ayatem. Keep thla private and preaenl lt at the door of th.- banquet r>im ..... JClHN <"? JKNK1NB Mr. .leokitis ia n atockhoWer and dlractor In the Brooklyn Helghta Rallrnd Company B/lth Mr. Jenklna ar.- over liftv atocicnoldcra nf the Long laland Tracilon Company, who, II la said. are wlll? lng to do .<w.i\ wlth lha preoent muddled Bnandal condltlofl of th. l_ona leUnd Tractlon Coai|?any. Bj'hen Mr Jenhlna waa .n laat nlghl by a Trlb? une reporter, he aald: "My object In aendlng oul thoaa Botlcea wai lo gel the Long laland Tractlon Btockholder. together, to s. .? if we can'l do aome n B'edneadaj evenlng t> wlpe thal company oul -.f ealatottca i hav. lalked with rtockholdara, .,- i i ballcva they feel aboul it ..s i do. l ara s,,-k ..f belng hooked up wlth ?< company havlng a capl ?n of p9.909.09ll .ml an empty treaaury. " i- lika h_>vtng one drop ..f water In a blg palL I hav.. had a good leal to lo with rallroada nll of mv Itfe, bui thlB is th.- nr-t one i have ever been IdentlA. 1 wltb w.'i.r.- II was o|| Bound and no BUb ii i iten h in lha itoatiili of tha ,.?!.;,. . ,,,, 1 . be wo in I up Bl Thera about II lt the meetlna on Wodneaday erenlnfl ihr..r four prop II |... Bubmltt. : ? iffeni wlll be ma.le io .. . ., .,.,.-. ... l.-i\.. them bonda nf the Brooklyn - Bi whlyn Height. - >mpany ln m hang. k. Anothei iffer will be rrom i . klyn ma .... r>g -'..!?? ' iff urs io gel Thi. .mdtcati alll mahe an olter <?( 10 eenu on .. ,',,,,,. . - - ? Whai they wlll gel li no ne knowi ai yet l-roba ? '; '"' lon* '"'' "" ' ''*?' u' ,1 . i^m i- ar, l Trai ' on ?' .mpany oul of mtintrl ,. ai I thai la a inaummatlon davoutly to _. -sa--? TUBXBBS Ol TBB WBF.BtA <>E 1XDV8TBT. MNSI R - Hi; IIANI rv'' Bl RaT aaaofTATioN ,..? KiNd I ANI? QI'KRNa i Ol'NTtlW. Tn- Manufacturera" Aaooclatlon ..f Klnga nnd i, ,...,* Countlea in-' aroimd Ihe dlnner tabl. al the Manolon. Brooklyn. laal nlght, Aboul BS ,.pi,, ?era preoent, repreaentlng nearl) branch of li luatrj on l-ong laland There were Iwenty-four table. and ??- gueai table, The latter u..s beautlfulli -l.rated wtlb a ' ana ..f plnk , , njd on each end waa an ? mbtematlc ereatlon by the tereri preaenttng Induatry On one p. ,,,,_ , ma i. ,r ? andy, was ., mlnlature lornmotlve ? ". '??.ther waa an anvll, with BliHlae. .ii.l wheeU Al the gueal table aal Henry lt Halgh, prealdenl of Ihe aaooclatlon; A Auguotua Healy, I'olh tor of Internal Revenue; Bdward M, Bhepard, Congre. man Joaeph C Hendrtx, the Rev, i,. jonn ii 11,. Korr.1 Bwaml I'lvekananda, T. B, \i i.,,,! and Profeaaor Peter K Auaten, of the Brooklyn Polyteehnle Inatltute. .\m,.nk' promlnenl manufacturera preaenl were A. .1 ?'??"'''^ vYIIIIam li Ni. hois. lohn h Hanaa A. ?; Jennlnge, w m i.dii Vogel. i-'rank B. Y.Min :. F. B. Mullenhauer, lohn ?; Jenklna, Thoma. ?' Bmlth, w. C. Beecber i,t,l .I.i. .il. M.-.ii. r Al in o'clock Prealdent Halgh rapped for order and evry one rooe whlle "America" waa aung Then followed .. aong >.f welcome by ihe Aurora Orata Olee Club. Mr. Halgh'a addreaa was pteaa antly glven, after whlch hi lnvlted th.- manufacl un ts to ri-.- and drlnh to the toaat, "The Preal? denl ..f Ihe I'nlted Btatea." Congreaaman Hen ilrlxa t.iast w.is "Money," ani h- was recelve.1 with Ihree rheer. a. Iie roae to ipeak. He aald lhal all the advantaae. thal Brooklyn manufaet nn-r. poaoeaaed wen of no uae wlthoul bunlnen. lt was tlme lhal ihe manufacturera gol lo worn agaln A revlval ol Indu.tri had taken place ln Kni land. and n w.is time the ITnlted BUlea had ' Bpeechei ware bIbo made by fhe Ber. Dr. John ll |.. i'.ir.-sr swami V'ivekananda and tba ?av l>r. V. B. Mi l.e..d. ^ TLABBM /.n Bl FFAI " Bl ttIC BAl I. Buffalo, Tei- lk >ta*le Hall. the ftneet audlto rlum between New rorh and Chlcago, and tba home of the Orpbeua, Baengerbund and Oerman Toung Men'a Aaooclatlon. of tblaclty, had a narrou ea ap. rrom total dk itracll m bj nre early this mornlng. ,\t 12:48 o'clock Patrolroan Mlller heard thr.?? ploeton. Boundlng llka gianl Brecrackera followed b] namea buratlng rrom the wlndowa on tha Ihlrd floor of Ihe wlng thal forma tbe nortbeaal eorner of the bulldlng. Aa alarm waa qulckly aenl ln. but wh.-n the nremen arrived the Bamef arera In poaaea Blon -.f th.- whole w-ltu: H I ..k.l at that tlme a* II th. .-niiie bulldlng w..s .1....... i. but by dlntofhard work the nremen al I o'cSo. k had conBned the flainea to the iii.i.i v ann.x. whlch w ..s rulned. fjw audl lorlum proper waa nol damagi I. The annei Brat il.,... a-aa oVcunled b) Ihe llbrary, whlch contalnad 7,000 volumea, valued al 115.009; the aecond Boor by th- Buengerbund pariors. nnd the upper floor b> the lanh .ts famlly. The latter had a narrow >??<?? ?> P-v Th.- tot.u lo.-s is varlou.ly r.tlmat. I al from po.OOO to MO.000 The rauae of ih.- flre Ifl auppoaed to be leakaae of a... whl h i*auae?l the exploolon. Ten yeara ago lh? orlglnal MuaM Hall w..s burned and iwo me,, loal theli llves. Tha preaenl atructura was eracli 1 at a .-..st of 9909,999 1RI/.FS OrrBBBD To 1.4 i.E DBBATBBS. New-iiiv.-n, l-vb. in. Th.- academtfl faculty of rala haa announced lhal the Thacher prlaea of B09 and 1999 aach arlll ba aarardad la ihe memhers ..f the a. -ndenile .b-pa rt men t who shall show the graat eat prottclency ln ex(eiii|?irarie..iis deb.it I 00 tba ej_wBat!on: "Reaolved, Thal tha laeeaaa tax of isi?i was. und^r ihe clrciiinstan.es. a Juslltlable one." The prlr.es wlll ba .iwarl.-.l tO the Iwo l.est corn petltora ln the iin.ii debate on Aprll i. ,i rtll.l. TO r.l.V OBBBBBACBB. lndlanapolla. Keb. IH iSi.e.lili. TtM S.-nnte 10-l.iv paasad ihe Houaa MU toe tba laaatloa ol green backs, aeeordlng t.? tba Coopar law. The House ?iBBBll a resolution providlmc for a Cnstllutloniil atnindment roqvlrtag B BVB years' r.-aid.-n... la tba Btata tor for?lgn-born cttlaena to be ellglble to vote. Another resolution for an amend ment to permlt ma.-hlne votlnK waa par.ed. viss OMOATB'B COBDITtOR IMPBOTBD. The eondltion of Misa KlttI Choate, who has iK-en lll at her haaaa, Ha, !? B/aal Korty-Beventh-at.. for nearly ?lx wee' -, was. It wa. s.u I last nlKht, all_;htly Improved. Iier fanill> Hnd many frl'nds are encouraaed to li.-ll, ve that the young woiiiaii will recover from her aiikne.-.. THAT VLKTT FIASCO. POI.ITIOIANS MUCH A.Ml'SED OVER IT. MR. FAMBTT BAYI THK BSPITBUCAN PABT1 CANNOT RE COMTROLUED "N THE PATP.ON A.1K IIAS1S- KX-roN.JRKSSMAN WEST TI1INKS THK MAYOR IS HOINO HIS UlloLK DUTY. People g-nerally. regardless of party, snd poll tl.ians of all sorts bad many amustng things to *ay to each other yesterday about the Platt flaseo .f Bunday snd tha fatuoua att-mpt of Mr. Platt to g-t up i .iemonstration which would frlghtati Mayor Ktrong into re-ognlzing Platt'a right to order appointment* to sult hlm aml hls undertlngs. I*. was the eommon SSgrdssloa that Platt was havlng his usual luek la compelllng men who held the appolntlng power to COttfom to hls wlshes. They racalled hls ezperleq.ce with Prealdenl ffayaa ilartl-H, Arthur ar.d Uarrison, and wlth other* of ]< ss-r not-. who decUned to aceept his guidanee and dir?tlon in maklng appointm-nts, and rememberc'l that about svary Uma Mr. Platt got the worst of it. They were ready to predlet a gimllar re.su'.t from hl.. atta<-k on Mayor Strong. Mr. Platt refuaed -o talk for print yesterday, but did not conceal hin Int-ntions to go to Albany to day to earry on his flght Beveral cf his lo-al henchmen c-alied to se- hlm yesterday, as dld also Charles IY. Hackett, ehalrman of th- Republlcan Btate Commlttee, and AsaemMyman J. M. B, O'Orady, of Rojheater, ehalrman of th- AssemM) ''ommlttee on Cltlea Kx-S-nator Kassett. who sp-nt Sunda> at the Fifth Avenue iiot.-i and watchsd tha movemsnts eonnected wlth the Platl I "".dlngs wlth no llt? tle amusement, remarked ln a rather aarcaatk ton- yesterday that "th, boys ? dldn't roesa to gei together In rary larga numbera on Baaday. "If th- country psopti are so worked up sgalnst Sirong's methoda lt aaems strange to me." Mr. Kass.-tt rontlnued. "that they dld not send more tepresentatlves to Mr. Platt'a conferanca lt may hav- been :he antJ-paea piovision ln the new Constltution that prev-.ited th- rush. .Som-thlng Itepl the i-towd away, sure. "Perhapa, howev.r, lt has occurred to the people up the Btate that th- < ity ls able to look out for own Immedlata roncerns without their h-'.p. The fallure of . .-t-r.iav's meeting proves, 1 thlnk. tt-at th- Republl ar. party is nol to ba controlled on ih- patronage baaU The Democratlc party and Taramany Hall can be iwung on that plan. but th- rank and Iil- of th- RepuMlcan party are not bulll ibai way." Bx-Congreasman Oeorge Waat. of itaiiston Spa. aald that ao far as hi cotiki sss Mayor Btrong had ,;. well ll- was eleeted by th- RepuMlcaa party l.> his duty," isid Mr. West. "and not to be dlctated to hy anybody. This he ls doJng. He u honeat. we'.l-meanlng a thorougn Repuoiican, and can be truated to earry out h:s pledgea. t h factton ihat attempt* to array th- people ??'"'-' hlm wlll real'se soon thal It has bltten on more than lt can tak- -ar- of." Charlea \v. Hackett, ehalrman of ihe Republlcan Btate Commlttee, one "f Mr. PUtfs trusted Ueu tenants*, who was present at th- Mfth Avenue Hotel conference on Bunday, lalhed freely yesterdsj ,.,i,.,-it what t,?,k place there. Tbs aubjec whlcb i recelved the moal attentlon. he sald, was th- Uov* -rnor's propose-J Power of Removal MU. Nevertne leaa, Mayor Strong'a appolntmenta took up mu-n of the llme. .Mr. Hackett harped on hla favorlte theme, thal although Mayor Btrong was eleeted aa .: Republlcan, be waa apparently dotng everythlng ln hls power to liijur- hls own party by favorlng a "mlnortt) faction. Thla waa whal Chalrman h..,-k .-? called the part ol the Republlcan party ot tm* <-itv repreaented by the alsty-flve membera of tne County .'..iii.-nii:-- who voted for Wllllam BrooK ti.. i. ll.ned obllvioua to the methoda ueedby Mr IM.itt for mablng It the mlnorlty factloo. Mr Hacketl know* thal after the llecember prlmarlea ll waa conceded on all aldes tha- Mr. Brookfleld w..s th* chol,.f a large majorlty of the organlsa* . enl - - - ?unty Commlttee, un tl. promlae* of patronage and offlce turned th- acale in the commlttee and changed th- majorlty lnto lhe mln 'rtty fael i , \lr Hacbetl had mu-h lo aay about th- elteci which Mr. Strong'a appolntmenta would hav- tn atrengthenlng the Democratlc party al ,h,\px' ,.-e of the Republlcan party. provldlng that al nexl fall'a electlon th- \-ry Democrata he had pul in offlce would be found working agalnsl the Republicans, *o ihat when th- greal Natlonal baltl. of IM came <>n th- ;>eniorratle party would be found fully Intrenchi I In power a harmpnloua and cohealve party, ready to flght th- Republicans. nadly broken un mm Mtler fsctlona. Por thls ?tate of thlnga na blamed lha Republlcan Mayor ,.f \..\ Y.nk it'it ih- min.ls of Mr Haekett'e eosdjutoro "I'n.'le LMek" Marcy, of Wat-ttown. Mr. Ha-k-tt s partner and PaIl-Iu A Lawrenca, one r,f Mr. Platt'a moal dtllgenl aui useful aldes-de-camp ,Ud nol run in lhe -am. channel wl'h ihat of th , halrman of Ihe Btate Commlttee. *\hal dlatreooed ih.in was lha "Oblo Idea." whi.-h *?<* Interpreted i,, m-in the acheme of gettlng Prealdentlal dele gate* to the nexl Republlcan Natlonal conventlon 7,,r iioverr.or Wiiliam McKlnley. "Cncte m-k h-irl ihat Mayor Btrong had two portrai's of Qov* \! Klnl-v m hl? offlce at th- .'-ntral Na? tlonal u.uik. which gav* hun the "clew to th Mavor'a appolntmenta. Meaara. Marcy and Law* r...,;... wer* eonvlneed Ihat N'.w - Vot k-rs must re ?ori to Mirnmarv and drastl. meaaurea to eradl ... ., ohlo Idea." Mr. I_wrence said that "anybody ? '? '? 'h" '' :" Wea would get i, .vi , ?,. the ? hl k.-n gol tho BXl ' \n exodus of I'lait men of this -lty for Albany io att.nl the adlourned meetlna of tha conference ,,, ,?. |?| i th. n i- ? upected to day Manj of ihem w,u ittend lhe Uovernor'a receptlon there to-mor r,,.\ .? v .-.ii,?- .... ?,-,,. r....,, t thal reaolutlona cenaurlng Prealdenl ..-.w ... | I , i'.-i-b',-h for leeklng patronage from the VilN',. ,s the i-pr.-'iitativ of the Republlcan County Commlttee n vi .latlon of the recently sdopte. (im^tltutlon will he offered n the meeting of that .-ommlttee on Thuradiy evenlng haa created an un nl-isant ki-i 1 of excltemenl among that class of deiegate* who want to mak* falr weather with Commlssloner Mrookde'.d, now lhal he haa become :i,; h. id of . blg, Julcj ilepartmtnt, although they vloUte.1 lhe wl*he? of thelr conatltuenti and voted .-?ni- hlm when they thoughl thal a man named i.v'Mr Platl would dlapenae the PuMIc Works patronage Many of theej people are not anxjous uTfthowtheli hand* on Thuraday night, though II waa *ald laal evenlng lhal If lhe reaolutlona came (,,',, vo.nough membera who voted for Lauter bach but are t.ow leali iu* of ihowlng g "chsnga of j.,.,;.; ?? Woiild i ..ii the Brookfleld men to earry them ,;., i' handsome majorlty. Thls. lt was aaeerted. e/ouhl !'?? made more certaln by the number of ,1-legates who voted for l_uterbach on January 17. but wl" have varioua excuaea for shsentlng th-m ?elves from Thursday nlght'a meeting THB PEOPLE Wll.l. NOT BE THWARTED. S..MI-: PREDICTIOXB ABOPT POUCK I.K.'.ISI.ATL ?N Bf \ MEMBER OF THB COHMITTBB OT TEB A MKETIKO AT THK .ITY < 1.1 It s. ? nl membera of tha Commlttaa of Ten ap? polnted by Chsrles Btewart Bmlth, ehalrman of tha ,-., CnJon in?ting. to fr.in- bii:s for tbs reor ganlsattonof the Pollce Department. msl at tbs Clty Club las! night to talk over thelr work They sald ll mlghl be aeveral daya before they were ready to preaenl Mlla for puMIc ? rttfrcbim. Tbe featurc In the l^xow PoUcs Mli in tbe Ben? ate ahlch roakei tbe Pollci ? ommlsaion a Li-parl - aan body waa condemned, ind the non-partlaan provlalona of the commlttee'a Mli srera auhen i to, u well as tbs projeci u.ak'ng the park pollce a part of the r-gular pollce force Ol the eity. Loula I.. Dela'fleld, a member >>f tba commlttee, sald "The task ol diawlBg Jp bllla wh|-',i Wll, l aufllclent for tbe needed ra ll.-il i hange* In Ihe pollce i'.partin-nt will be tong and illtbcult. lt w,;i be n.?-?--.-at> to make am**ndmeuta t<> a numb*i of exlstlng lawa " tVhen ssked if he expected thal tbe Lexow M'.ta, ii,ov pcndlag In the Btate Benste, would ba pasaed this wsek hs said: "i think tbat thoae Mlla will ba i.;, ,k-.i ,n th- AssemMy if they ara paaaad by ai*1 Benate. it wlll be easj to ihow ihat tbe btiis an in'-onstltutlonal." Jamea W. Pryor sald: "lt must i>- avkksnt to th? membersof ihs Legtslature th.n tha dsmands*a>f the people ?>f New-Yorb Clty f,.r a noa-partlsan munlcl n.,1 governmeni must h- heeded aooner or [ater. Here it la aeveral montha after el-etlon. and yet th- cltlsena are as ready t,. gei up meetlnga and put themaelvea to unuaual trouble as they are ln a bea led polltlcal campalgn Thla ahosrs that are nave a prlnclple worth tlghtlng for, snd aooner or l.uer the UegTslature wlll hav- t.. recognhM that pttn* Thaddeua D. Kennason sald: "Tba posiu-n t.ik.-n i,v r C. Platl and hl* frlend* la whojly untenab.e. They Bnd no taull wlth lhe persona lltnsss ? Mr. Brookfleld f?r the offlcs of Commlsstonsr of PUB.K Worka, bul thei ralse a greal how and threaten blocb r. form leglaUtlon al Albany bee.iusv Ma>or elans. RLBCTKO TO THK RBPUBUCAN CLUR m:u MEMBBJta . iioskn-IN KAV..K Of MAKOtQ l.lN.ul.N S llll'.TIIl.AV A NVTIoNAI. BOUDAY. The U.publl.an Club, at No. Bl Kifth-ave.. had a shorl anl Q,Ulet m""thly m-etlng last evenlng, aad not?ng waa aald abont po'Jtka There was a larga altsndaacs of membera, but neither win ia:-.i Brookflald nor Bdward Laaterhaeb appsarsd at the elub during the meeting. The followlng new m.-iiib-rs WSTS rtSCtadi K-r r-sld-nt m-mber ?hip: Henry a. Mott, Bsnjamla P. Tracy, Qsargs c. iioit, Aaron Raymoad aad Harbert Mooth Klng. For non-resld.nt nieinb.rshlp: Janies H. Hoyt, J. ril'iat fkaaott and Thomas A. lOOtt PavoraMs sctlos was taken iinanlinoiialf upon the followlng ivsolutlon off.-red by I,. K. Chlttenden: B*QOlVSd, Thal the Commlttee on N'atioiial Affalra i>? and h i-h, la lustruci'-d lo prepare and preaeat ?'j wiunnijii.ni M FOR MEDICINAL USE NO FUSEL OIL llr-lp for the faascd and wnrn-out, vrho ara lu-KlnnliiK ln leel Ibe .lealru.-llif eBergy af Winter. A ahleltl nftnlnnt ??hllla nnd th* tveakneaa lhat rollowa the nrlp. ?ABT99Bg RKCOVKRV. UBIBH PMIRBtlBlt IV.HWS AM? STI4I1 I.ATEa. HM unytrvmm lt* worlh na n ?lr?-nu;tliener nfler Ibe (_rl|>. Tr> II. nnd ?<-e If It doea not da werve ita fnme f.ir -inrlly'iinrl u-.-fulneeo. All Brat raaaa DrnarKiala nnd liroeera aell lt. Illiisirnteil Pnniphlet ?vMI lie nmlle.l hy l>t I'l'i 4I.I.T aa/ajIBKalf <<??? HO<ltl->TKK. *>. V. to tha Congreaa of the tnlted .state? a petltlon for the paaaage of an aet nviklng tha twe.ftn day or february. th- blrthday of Abraham I.lncoln. a Na? tional hollday. The next dinner of the <!ub wlll take place OO Tu roday, March tt at 7 p. m. PENN8TLVANU KI.KCTIONS TO-DAT. THKV wii.i, BB BBLO IB BVBRT town AN? < ITY IB THB BTATB TIIK KIGHT Pf I'HIi.AM'U'HI.*. i'hlladelphla, Feb. 18.?Local eloctlons will be held in every townahlp of a'.l the countlea in I'ennsyl vania to-morrow. and m evnry .-ity and i.orou?h. .\iayorn. l.urKesses. eounollmep. si hool dlrectora. election board ottWrs. ar.d other offlcinla are to be .?le, ted. In tHls clty an Intereat that has not been eciunlled for years. has l.een arouaed by the Mayoralty can vuss made l,y Charles I". Warwh-k. the Hepubllcan , an.ii.late. and ex-Uovernor Hob? rt T. Pattl-on. the liemocratic standard-bearer. The conteat has been DartlCUtarty Berca nnd waired wlth a vliidh-tiveneoa wlrh whi'h no poli'.lcal battle ln this .ity has been fouKht for a lot-P tlme. in.ler usual condltlona Mr. W'arwiek would probably be swept Into the Mayoralty chair tuion th.- crest of the usual enor mous Kepub'.l.-an majority givefl In Philadelphla, but lo.-al nnd factlon.-! flghffl in the party ranks have so compllcated the situation that to-night there Is a reasonabic doubt of the c.-rtainty of his election. The normal Hepubli.-an majority in Philadelphla on local Issues is from H.999 to .a.OOi. and Mr. W'ar? wiek has been forr times e>, t.-d City Sollcltor wtth an incraaaad majority aach time, ?o that he bringB to the polls the prestlge of an unbeaten candldate. Th.- fa.-ilonal liKht iti ihe RefmbUcaa party waa begUB when Stat.- S-nator Botea I'enrose did not i. -e.ve tbe nominatlon for Mayor. whlch. he aa s.-rt.i. had been promi.se.I to him, an ' when Coroner s.iniu.i i-\ Aabbrldga was forcad from the raoa for tba Bame offlce aeveral araeka before the conventlon assembled. Tiu followers of both these men are belleved to be contan*platlac veng'-ance. and lt la said that they will knlie the Kepublican candldate al th-- p,,)is to-morrow. Bberla. <':.-ment. chairman of the Kepubiican Clty Committee, *ays tO-nlght that Mr. W'arwiek will ha eiected by at !ea?t 9M9I majority. but the more rvatlve asembera >.f tha .ir?ani_at!on acknowi edge that thi. clalm I. probab;y extravaeant. Aa . latad wlth Mr. W'arwiek upon the tlckei is Will lan .1. Koney. who is th- nominee for Keceiv-r of lax.-s. Upon the Democratic tick>-t opposed to Mr. Boney ls colonel Bylveotor Booaaffoa, j. . an in lapendenl Beoubllc-tn. The K-ceiv-rshlp of Tax.a flght ha? be.n som?what lost sijfht of In the greater pr.imln?nce .lven io the Mavoralty battle. Mr. Boney la a brother-to-taw of Davta Martin, the Ke? publican leader in Philadelphla. and a. such wlll probably ba fr-ly "knlfed'' by the followers of Penroae and Ashbrldge. as Mr. Martin ls charged with beinif the man who brjke falth with th?.e candldatea. _ W'hi'e Clty Chairman "Vllh-re. of the IVmocratl. committee, doea nol aiv<- any flKures as to Mr. Pattison's majorltv, he Is confldent that he wlll be elected. Mr. PatUaon has been preaentad ta the peiple on a reform platf. rm. and rM ha* pledge 1 htm.elf, If elected. to OOrTOCl many alh-Red abuse. Iu the dty departraenta and t.. -naUgate a thorough Investlgation ..f th-lr worklnga This platforaa and Mr Pattison's pr >mls. - hav- brought OUt tn hi. favor a initnl-r ..f promlnent Indep.-i dent K'pub licin* who have open!) advocated hls election at llfferent pol'ttcal meetlnga tn ad-lltlon. Mr. Patti aon has tha record Of an unbeaten candldate. H<? has twice currled the clty of Philadelphla for <"on troiler. and twice carri.l Pennsylvanla for Oov? ernor. ('ounctlmen and nlneteen pollce magi-trates wlll i> , !.-? elected to-morrow. A coneervatlve estlmate Of the ? ltu.it:..n tO-nlght makea ll rea'.mably dotibt ful whlch party will eiec the beada of the tleket. CLOBtXO FB1CBB OF S-.V FRAXClSCn ST0CK8 sm PraaeBM >. 9*a%raarr is. ises s.,1 ii.I.i- To-dajrl S.it i-Mai.To-day Alra . Hali :i_ M. xl.-.in .?W .tl .'(:? .\i a.99 W ii..'-t ,v liaichar.. .?. .73 < 'plur .IJ9 l.ai |t..a(_ Ceii-.,.!.s--. vs Potoal .? .411 nulwer .H .ISirtavaa* .*? -?l ,-h,,llar .4". ..".4 Hlerra Nei.-i.la ... ..*>3 .*. i-.,ri Cai A V.i ..3.99 2.40 1'ni.>n .'onaol.40 .40 <i. w-n Polnl .95 .3711'Uh .09 .O* G.mlJ ?. Curry.. .-"- 4. Y.-llow Jacket.40 .43 Hale & N 'r. r..ss. "> .911 BOUTHERN CtrTTOB MABKBTB. Oalvaoloa Keb. is Cottoa otaadr; mkMlln .. 9V.e; i?w riii.i iiir.i. 4\. . i ??.?! ordlnary. m . b#4 ad -r..?a r? relptt I' IU I'l.l-s; ?BBJOTU 10 Oreal Itrita':i. S.2V) balea: , aatwlae, S.913 l.les. eal-s. BSB l.al*?; ,t...-... 141.S40 balea. \,,rf...W Feb ls Cotton llrm: mlddllnc. ?"?'. 1 n rnil iliina 4 ll-10r; woot ordlnary, 4 1 IBjei n-t and itr..?a re reipta. 103 bale.; axp rt. ? a-WwIOB, .'.4-> i.m1-s, eui.-a. r_y i .ile,..' ?i , k. 4.",.::ii balea Bavannah l'i- I* .'..tt,.n quiet; ni..!.l!in?. * l-l?v-; low mi.i.iiitiK I5,- ..?xi ordlaao'i IT-I9c; nal aad tso*n re relpt., iti bat. s. riporti eoaaiwtee, 1199 bnles. s.-lea, OO i.h!..-. itock. 18,397 bal*. v.? orleano, l'el>. ls Cotton Brm: aoo-l nu.l.liina. ".V; mlddllng .".l?'?; '"?' nii.Mlmar 4**e: * "' "rdtnary. IT-tdB| n^> rrcelpla, 4.-.41 balea; ?.,,_., .-,.?.?14 balaa; exn-^rra to llreal Ilrltaln. 9,000 balea; Htlaa >.10O balea. at.-s-k, 384. 477 I al?s ?Jtiropran _\bofrtistmeiUf. A.?.*.? London. First Avenue Hotel, High Holborn. One of the best for real com fort and moderate charges. Convenient alike for City, Law Courts and West End. Proprietors, The Gordon Hotels, Limited. Rome, Italy. Grand Hotel, Opened laat year. Tne aioat rowpl.t. or Modern Hotela. Illerlrta II.bt thrnuahout. Imarlc.l rlrralora. All aai.ltary ?rraneroieata pl.nntil ?a. r.rrled out br taeurf* JrBaln.i k l o., >f Lua-vn. fgt p;4, ot Kor.y Hniti, laMpaa J ll. KITZ, l.nndoa. U. Pfyffer, "fi Hotel Natloaal, I.iirerBe. l.KAIHKtl^COMIOIiri.M.. EPPS'S COCOA. Illtl-.AKKAST?M ITKIl,- H> a UiorougU knoWl ed?e ut the tuiui.l lawa wlilcli g iwin the upa.alWlta vt diK'au. n at.d nutr.tiuii. and i>> a laratul appi..?oVn of tat iln? araaerttaa ut ??u-sriecied oocoa. Mi. tipi.a haa pra vld.sl tor our t.irukfuvt and auppvr a dellcately 0*,[yp*' bvveraga aliuli may save ua mauy heavy iiocior. b""? It la by the Judicloua ua* of au.h arllctea ot dlet that i constitutton may ba gradually bulll up untll atrong eaoua" to realat every tandency lo diae-.ae. Hundieda uf. auojM maladles are t1..atln? around ua ready to alia-.-. ?~*r***,1 ?l.^ra la a weak polnt. W* may aacaiw many a ???ai BhSt by keeplM cKraelve. well *>?WB?*SJ?!!, JS* and a properly nourlahed frame."-Clvll 8er?tc. Oawtte Mad* almply wlth ,bollln? ""'?L.^m^'j _MKS ?frl 5 ? I'o., I.td.. HooausopatUlo Ckeatl.ta. Uad.a I'lngrliiiid._. fji UKOPBAN" ADVEKTI8BR8 wlll flad the ___? I_g-k_en offle* of Th* Tlibun*. TB m**t Bt?*t. M. Ci. ? ooaT*nl*at plac* to lea?* tb*lr adv*rtlMm?nta (or aaite loaiiaa 8a Tb* Ti Ibaaa