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INCOME TAX CASKS DP.
ARGUMENT BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT BEGUN, A NOTARLE ARRAT OF COVXWh NtMBNT-W. I?. OlTHRIfl OPES? rX)R THOS? WHO AME CONTWTISa THE LAW. Washington. March : -The expectation that the Income rax rasea would be argued ?n the Supreme Couri of ?:?? Cnlted State! to lay was responsible ? ?he opening of court of an unusually large aumber of attorney! ami spec Utors desIrin? to hear the eminent counsel en? gaged Bui II wn;i "'': ,ow*rt rho rlo*p "f ,h? day's session before thP Court called the cases. the intervening time being occupied by argument of causea previously on the docket. Beeldes the vleira of the strikli g array of counsel engaged In th* case, there waa also furnished to tho court a remarkah:." amount and variety ol literature. When vV. D. Guthrie, of New-York, began the argument, speaking for the appellants, ?rho antaK onize the law, there aras a remarkable gathering In the courtroom, of counsel connected with the ease there were Attorney-General Olney, Asi Attorney-General Whitney, James C Carter and w . Gulliver, representing the Governmenl and those who uphold the law; Joseph H. Choate, ex Benator Edmunds, I. W Wlleon, Clarence \ Sew ard. W. 1? Guthrie, David Wllcos and Charles Ht<-eie. R. T. Hough, Solicitor of internal Revenue, wa? also present. Among the spectators were Representative McMlllIn, of Tennessee, the author of 'he income Tas law. and ea-Representatlve William M Springer, of Illinois, whose contest with the Government a number of vears a?ro ovr the law of IM reaulted In a dec'aration by the Su? preme Courl Of the fnltl I States that an income tax was no? S direct tax. In that .-ase the question raised In this, as to the uniformity of the tax. was rot raise.i Mr. Guthrie appeared especially for LOUIS H. Hyde, a stockholder m the Farmers' Loan and Trust Company of New-York. He confined him? self to a presentation of the contention that the law was unconstitutional because of its Inequality, lack of uniformity and numerous metal exceptions. The ripht and power of Congress to tax Incomes irom Investments in municipal bonds were expressly denied by Mr. Guthrie. The right of the stock i , n iration, th?- management of which proposed voluntarily to pay the tax, to seek re'.lef by an lr..1\inction. Mr. Guthrie asserted, was wed established In the case ol Dodge au't Wolsey ?is Howard?, and the principles laid down in that case had been affirmed by the Supreme Court of the United state?. The Earmere' Loan and Trust Company, he said, had a capital stock of H.000.000, mith a surplus of I5.O0O.000, doing business .-it a profit of 000.000 annual!] It owned real estate of the value ,,f $? OOO.t ?'. with an annual rent roll of ISO.000; It s an?ed c . worth of municipal bond?, from wl received $? ?? interest an. rmally. It also held as trustee, for minors and other benel er 100 parcels of real estate, from which It collected r>T.ts. if the management did not preserve its rights, and the law should be he! 1 t ' be unconstitutional, the corporation would become Involve 1 ?n Irisation With these minora and other beneficiaries. The law was unconstitutional, also, counsel averred, for the reason that it was class legisla? tion. That it was class legislation the brief of the Attorney-tleneral distinctly admitted, as tl lowing- quotation would prove: "Congreaa I .s adopted as the minimum Income for the purposes of taxation the limit of M.000. The limit may be said now to divide the upper from the lower ml I dle class, financially speaking, in the larger cities; or to divide the middle ? lass from the wealthy in the country districts " Mr Guthrie then proceeded at length to show that the liw made Illegal ? ? tions, and illustrating this, said that a mutual in? surance company in New-York City, with a sur? plus of |lM.Ms\mn>. w.iuii be exempt from .1 t.,x of 000,101 a year, which their principal rival In the Fame Im?nese, i onductlng it for the same purpose, but operating as a stock concern, mus? pay. The exception of the?,-- mutual and other semi or wholly benevolent Institutions savings banks, building and loan associations and th? like it waa i in tended, was In violation of the constitution and rendered the law null ar.-i void. The Attorney General, in h la lirief, sail Mr. Guthrie, hal argued: ".Similar discriminations ant exemptions have al? ways been familiar In Federal legislation, never before have l>een questioned, and have (he fore? o? a practical construction of th< Coi tltut They have been familiar In State legislation, have been question? l. an i in the absence of p* ullar restrictions In State Constitutions hava bet ways suata) "Wo challenge the rectness of that state? ment," Mr. Guthrie added. "We have ;. ? able to fin i a s.i.cie such exception or llsci n -, tlon in ai.v "f the previous h ? tas m - ; of which nave been furnished the court." "I'pon what ' nsti itional Inhibition do you base your argument' ' Inau n : J isti ? Harlan. "Upon the la'k. of uniformity, required by th*? first section of Article VIII, and the fifth amend? ment to th? i institution, answered Mr. Guthrie. Further discussing this point ol Inequality anl dis? crimination. Mr. Guthrie asked th? n I to the situation had th. majorlt) of Congress voted to assess a to\ upon mut ial ? rporations ai l ex? empt stock corporatl ?ns. 1 am ol the opinion that It would have been a severe t:ix upon youi patience t> listen to an argument In favor of such s pi ?po? sit! n. And yet. If the power of discrimination and favoritism exl-ts in Comrrcss, tic Court cannot -*a\. ?Th ;s far and no farthti ahall y ?u go.' The power to discriminate granted, the powei ?? ml ate and destroy necessarily f ?llows. ' the q lest Ion of mil ?rmlty of the tax. which the Constitution requires, Mr Guthrie said the con? tention of t.':- Governmenl and other advocatea of the '.aw, that the uniform!", was a geographical lim? it?t) n merely, waa unsound .c ! untenable The uniformity required related to the application if the tas to th? ; ir:.--. ?ff.'-. I, ;ir. equal apportloi ment: and a uniformity which resulted only In spread . - ? of the tax over the whole country would not serve, That It waa got a geo graphical preference merely which was denied, Mr Guthrie Kai :. ?.?.;.- fully >hown bj the language of the very next section in ?.v;e Constitution, relating to the aaaeasment .-?? ?; coll? rtlon of customs where in a preference to u port over anothei waa , prohibited. At this point the hour fur adjournment arrived and Mr. Guthrie i argument, which he : wtll conclude in the morning clarence A. Seward w... follow him, against tht a? then Assistant At torney-Qeneral Whitney will apeak for the law; ex-Senator Edmunda against It: Attornev-Gcnero] fdnev and.I. C Carter ioi th? law, and Joseph li ( h ate w:,. close the argument In opposition. In response to a suggestion from Mr Edmunds to-dsy, Chief Justice Fuller tntln ? t the time allowed for argument would be enlarged from ten to twelve hour.-. MORE QUESTIONS ANSWERED. THE .tniST REMOL? Tl ?N OP CONGRESS IIXIN'.', THK UNIT POB MAKING RBTt'RNg, WHICH 18 <;rv:;v lv REQVOT Among the letter? recently received by The Tri??- i ?i" in which Inquiries about the income m* are ' made is one which cootalns the following sugges- ! tlon and inquiry: It occur.-" to me that in your list of "deductions," ! I n tl ic of Msrch 6, sn Important one ?? " "? i. via: Income received as bene- ! I from an estate, return fur which has al- , ready been made by the executor or trustee I ? vk if, when ,t father Is guardian foi minors with estates separate from each other and from his own. and whose Incomes are below $-':."?"<>. he should include aald ?mea In I - own return? The law eeems to demand It. One or !?. ?????? ,i revenue yester day i-,ok"i al the letter and ss i he could not un? derstand how an executor or trustee cou! I nuke a return in such a case unless the beneficiary was ? minor. He a:?,, aald that ihe law requires s fsther to make a rp.urr, (if ,,?,???. , f mh],,r , MiMr,.n ar. 1 provii,.* thal onJy ??? flr.(1,1(.,|fin (if ? ,?., ,m ' be made from the acgregat? me ?mea of all the mem? bers Of ope family. Uy re,,,.,. The Tribune h..r.w,,h ^1V1S ,? f!lI1 ; S ;:'r 1^Ukm "f ??""Kr.-ss. whl.h was a,, prove,) on February 21. igat; Resohr? I, B) the s?'n.it.- Hi.i ??_ , ,, sentatlvea of th? l'nlted gfate? ?r aO?. ' '?">'' "'tut ns. to wit: "??,i be before the fifteenth da) ol April, liga.' Resolved, That In computing Incomea under .-.?,1 act the am .unts necessarily paid for fire liiKiiranc IT'-tiilnm? and for ordinary repairs shall t?. ,?p duct,-1. ; esotved, That In computing Income? under m-u,] act the amounts received ,,s drvldenda upon ?he stock of any corporation, company or association shall not be Included In case such dividends ar. also liable to the tas of ! per centum upon the net profita of said corporation, company or sssocis tlon. although BUCh tax ?nay not have been actually l>*ld by sail corporation, companj 01 association at the time <>f making returns I \ (he person, cor? poration or association receiving such dividends, ?rid returns or reports ,.f the names and aalartea af employes shall not be required frmn employers C"-?-!-. Sparc Pcarlinc Spoil the Wash unies?, called for hy the collector In order to verify the return? of employe?. PAST THE BILLION MARK. APPROPRIATIONS AND AUTHORIZATIONS OP THE I.IIII) CONGRESS. THKY AMOUNT IN ROUND NUMBERS TO |1.015,00Qv tin, ALTHOUGH PENSIONS WERE CUT DOWR 142,000,009 a USELESS AS WELL as BXFEN81VE BOOT. Washington, March "? Under the leave given by the House of Representatives a; its latest session 10 members of the i'ommtttee on Appropriations to print in "The Congressional Record" statements relating to the appropriations made by Ihe LIHd ?'.ingress. Mr. Cannon (Rep., 111.), for the minority of the committee has tabulated Ihe aggregate of I appropriations made by this congress the iirst ' half if Cleveland's Administration as compared ' with the aggregate of the appropriations fur the List and Llld Congresses, respectively, under Har? rison'! Administration, as follow? U|? un i.iii' i--ne><">-> Congres?. l?ngre?s Agricultural MB??? e?.447.4M .VI *<??W7.??73 0? x,., . '_ 4S.S20.O10l>? Is ?'??'<* "";' '?" IS.S4o.SSS ?. nlWSm ?af?S.S ?K ^Av?V? JufU 43.0M 4,7 :,. It T?S Bffi TJ U IS- M H Military Academj ?ST.JW? 7.1 ?1.478 4S -." 7!??, I . ?Ci"!" . M.6?7.H00 41 <??'>?.?: tu-. -.13.304 03 I ivn.lnnu. Inc'l'ns deftclem le? . . .2?? .i;?. Tr-1 ?'0 ?Ba 002.750 W 2?2 (Xtt.140 00 i.,,,,,,?},,, .. irai in.". ?>:'i ?n tat ;t.v, r.<?o te, itcts-j .v,t ?i River and Harbor SV.1M.2HA ?m -.'t I.M.Siann 11.043 taniai I Sundry Civil. B7.14S.A4H 21 89.3*1.??? 01 hl.3.?2.1?6 1W |)eflel?nrlea ... 82.SSS.flHO 23 ta.8fts.221 ?1 21.A4ft.flM 2A JlkN-ellanenua ll.2**2.43e 87 3.72?.422 00 D77.HM.Vi IVrnmtv ni appr ? pri?t ?ni 32t.ll5.301.OO2?7.Sa2.15?S2 2l4.14S,e?e?2 Total? _t?s.s ?17.189 :tl 11.037.104 M7 02 IHM 338 ?'.'.il i>4 "From this Statement." says Mr. cannon, "i: ap? pears that the appropriation? of the List Congress, when Mr. Heed was Speaker of the Mous.-, and the President. House and Senate were Republican, were, In round numbers, nM.0M.900, while Ihe appropria tlons for the Llld Congress, when the House was Democratic and Mr. ?'rtsp was Speaker, were, In round numbers, 11,027.000,000, and the appropriations for this l'ongress, with President, lions- and Senate all Democratic are. in round numbers, SteO.000.OM Moreover, tin- late sale ,.f thirty-year 4 per cen? i nlted States bond? th? payment of Interest upon \\ hlchisjvermnnent swells the total of appropriation? for this and the n^xt ils.-al year by RRsaOOO, making the grand total actually appropriated by thi? Con? gress, In roun I numbers, |993.0fln,o,i0 1 his . v.la the appropriations mode by the Llei Congress, called by our Democratic friends "the blllton-doliar Con? gress," in round numbers, by ?'? 000,000 "Tnls Congress, f irthermore, In addition to the | actual In? rease of appropriations, ha? authorised i public work? to be done under contract, leaving the next Congress to make appropriation? therefor, a? j follows. H) r ?rtlfl ation a<-t. Klftj twelve-Inch m rtars. 1.12*000 Hi Sun-i'v .'n !! ? I "u bile hulMlnga ... . 6.2fln ??-> Light hi . I'lfi i?m ? - . Iflc Coast . IX.iam I ?? - - ? - ig. t...... Rock ?land t??? Ig?. ;:??? mm '."? ? it .. .te jas .... It) : ttatrti ? . f i ' lu? l v priai n a<-t: S.r? . -...- Ji < l'a \ % ? ? | T?a . n-w | ? , . ?.-,-.. boa lu ...... '.. -, ,.'. - ?. t therefor, ? - 4 m- ???> .?14.71J. Oran 1 total . ?. ? ? ? n ti:e appropriai m and iuth rlsat m -f thli ' ngr? is an ?en. to be, - ind n imbers, ; ' ;:. ...i.., tv" appropriations for t vl?re, ai a rule, make dry reading, but to the ? ir- - ident of public -i if ihe pollclei ? i trat i and parties t : ?? .. i then d from volumes of wot l c ill itti '?? on t.? th? :a t that the ?j ,. priai ? ? ? ; - - >ns to the lefen I? i - ..' the i: ; - -.- nd to their a Id ? ii 1er ? "I? velrnd, are 51. ? ? ? ? i than th..?- made by the Llld Congreso th? years under Hsrrlsoi This t4Z.oOO.Ono d< rea?e give? In figures the tans ?????? infrl? go further and ?a) unjuai admlnlatratlon pension laws under Cleveland. Thli Congre? n wholly failed to provide sufficient revenues, whll? :? hai :. reased appropriai n? In the meai til? Admlnl trat haa ?? ?? . ever) pra ? effort of the mil to ai ' - ,-:,-,-? :..? 'J' . "This :- ri . ; ivernment of t ? ; ? pie. thi ... then no true relief the peipli ? ? - -.. ., ;?-._? bj giving the It- ; n part fu .- ft " ? ? ? ibllng that part) to writ? I ; ? . i in In ? .? ? ? -? ? THE BAN DOMINGO TROUBLE8, WHY thi: ici.N'. it PI.KET S II SI '.IT 1 I Tilt: ISLAM, HIGH HAXOKti ii Ol THE I'M KHI I Washington March 7 (Bpe? sli \ ;??? .??? letter written t? ' vari ,-ik . by an American ?.?/.? ? was thei In Sat ; - .--..: go to a fi I In i im in try has tj. . p ?hown to a Tl r i--j. ,-i 1--.? A portion of the I? tti ? r? ati - to th? llnVulij be tween th? French Bank and President Heureaui which ): i? lu en -t.- of th? ? ;? ? ri enl demonstrations b) French naval -. ? ? n San L? ming ' wat rs, aa It a ?? ? .. k? ;? m n irai -, som? tw ? yean ago In hi? letter the write i s on-- time ago the President neg Hat? I t:>?>??? ' hi- rotten account? again : thi Uovernmenl ? th.- French Bank f I hall thai in pa . I .? > li tl ? Instalment? three, ?ix and nin? n ? flr?i ol these acceptance? for gte.OWi tieeam? lue, and *.<? retir? i bj the bank. A: thl> ? age th? bank found oui s .tri.-thing filthy about Ihe bualnea? transar t; ti. and notified the fact? to thi President He, ii combination with I >?? l^emoi t.i private hanker), mad? it appear thai ihe other t-A-, a ? ? ?ii- balance ..f tlOO.OO? ha II t:. De Lemos. Thi bank refused t - ? ?? |ii i.. m h ,ik ,i party In the mattet Un th itrengtli of t.?: hJt^h h<-, tti?- Prealdent, Institut? I proce? ling aK.iiii^t ihe i.ank. claiming t~ oon itamag? ? and, a* .. natural conaequen e, the couri gave a verdl : In ta\-ir of the President for the sala ' i 0 image?, ? t ? i eaa nobody e?ae i. .' th. who are Interested can s-- where there wa? anj damage at all extent "I one dollar The uj ?hot was, the (Jovern ii ,-;.- official enter? : the bank, hroki open tl.f and rifled It of the fT-V?1". One of the French gun boat a hai the Admiral aboard, and he - work ? the President, Government and all, to con ? 11 ;? I The recipient of the letter has had considerable bualnesa experience In Ban Domingo, and i-. familiar with the facts relating to thl? caa? In th* course ,?: conversation wi'h The Tribune correspondent, lie sal I: The President took the matter Into h.* local ,-?- wh!< h of course, decided In hw favor; the French bankers appealed lo the Supreme Court nlthoul anj avail as Ihe courts .f San Domingo are of no value whatever t.. a foreign cttlsen reaid |na (here president Heureaui appoint? Ihe judges ..n I they hav ? gol t ? do just a? '.? tell? them. He hired men to break 'he hank open with the tools end Implement? made foi that purpose, an I t ? ,k .mt the $76,000 and, as mj eorre*pond?ni ?ays, ther? * ?- not a dollar of damage? sustained by the Preal deni only !.? thought he r ,ul I do Ju-t aa hi pleased with .. foreigner. The bank ap|iealed to him, after h< had taken the money, but he would give them n?j satisfaction whatever, an I Ihey then laid the mat? ter before their home Qovernment; the r.-oiit was the sending of s French fleei to San Domingo It I? said that ihe money ha? i"1" P*M hack to t!i French banker? lo prevent the city from being ?helled by the Kr?n''h fleet N'earl) everj American cltlsen who has put money in Ran Domingo ha? losl it. because It is of no use for him to go int., the court? of San li-unlinf. with sny case whatever The lawyei who defended ihe French hankers in th- ?ult is now lying In a dungeon .n San Domingo City, ronflned there hy order ?f the Presid? ni .-f th? Republic. A NEW ERA COMING IN LOUISIANA Washington, Msrch I (Special).- B?-Oovernor \\'.'iiiiiniii, of L lulslana, one of the most extensive lugat growers In thai state, who has bees here foi several w.-.-ks past advocating the i?asasge of the sugar bount) gnpropriaiten, I? emphatic in hli de nial that any Improper method? were used to s.-.-ure the adoption of in? sugar bounty. He -ays. The reports thsi anj mpnej wai used "t corrupt Influence? of any kind ??-r?- resorted to n. se.-un the passage <>f the i.ountv law. so f-?r as i ano?s or believe, are without foundation There u no one in Louisiana Interested In the ?ugar question ?no had anv money to use l^r that purpose ihe paj ment ..f the bount) would have tl.ff??cl to ?aye s,iine of th- sugar-growers from g.iing to th- wan. hut It will not sjive ail of them Ref?srrsag t-> the political eondlttons in thai State, Governor RTarmoth ?ays: We are com?as t-. the turning of Ihe way? In Louisiana. Tne Mate election will occur one year from next April, and a lew months prioi to Ihe Presidential election There is to be a change In the pol?tica of Loulatana. We or.- g..mg lo have fair elections. Th.- polling-place? in my district, for ln itsnes, an fourteen ?,||.., 4Way from the hulk "f th? voters it was necessary to hir- special irslns ? ' reach the pia<-<- t., vue The polls wer. ?elected for the special purpose of preventing a fair vote. Inis sort of thing must t?. stopped. The people of Louisiana are no longer in a .lisp.>*lti.>n to aubmlt to auch Impositions The machine has had u- day in Louisiana \V<- ar,- going to have fair election? n that state, and one won from next April ? hisi .,''.iti"ii of the voting places, an hone?t I.allot and ? fair count, it ws have t ? tight f..r n Th? machine Which controls the State politics must give the peo? ple h chan.e or it win have to go, The desire for honest ele.-tlons Is hecom rig a fashion In the South, i and that faahlon haa reached Louisiana. THE BEHRING SKA CLAIMS. EFFORTS To MISREPRESENT THEIR STATT'S. NO VIOIaATIOM ?'F <;i?il> FAITH or tp.f.aty OB14 cations in THF REJECTION BT CON ORESg OF ORESHAbTI bargain. Washington, March 7.-The "cuckoos" and Ad? ministration newspapers appear to hope that by constant repetition of the statement they can make the country believe that the refusal of the l.IIId Congress to rote "a lump sum" of MCOWI f?r the payment of certain alleged awards "of the Tribunal Of Arbitration ' on account of los?. ? to which cer taln alleged subjects of Greet ttritain w-.-re sub? jected by the United states, ?hi h setsed a number of vessels engaged in seal poaching in Behring Sets, was somehow a violation of treaty oMIgatlona and National pood faith. A more false and ?round less assertion ind representation was never made In defence .?nil advocacy of any n.-t of the present Administration, and that la savin? a good deal. And jret the *ecretary <.f State is quoted by Ad? ministration newspapers as saying, since the .\ pir.nion of th.- i.iiii Congress, that "ihe refusal of Congress to make any disposition of the matter places the Government in a very embarrassing position. I: will enable ?iront Britain to charge that the I'nlted Slates has violated i treaty. It I' an awkward position and one in which the United States ought not to be placed." The se.-ret.-ir> seems to have .hi Idea that whst be ..ills "the (?ovcmmenl of ?he I'nlted Plates" does not in clude the legislative department thereof. Hot it is not worth while to do in.in- thin refer t" that. President Cleveland holds 11. .-? r view, and of course bis executive clerks, who are nominally Ihe heads of the several executive departments, ere bound to share it. nut It is naming stransre to (ml ? ren Mr. Cleveland's Secretary of Stale, who OCCIipleS the place which has been filled by great American statesmen, publicly declaring in regard to a con troversy whl^h Is pending betwwn his country ... i , foreign country, that the refnsal of Congress in satisfv an Irrprovldei I agreement between him? self and his friend. Sir Julian Pauncefote, whom he addressed as "pear Blr Julian" In an official communication dated August IC, mi, "will ei <??'??? Oreat Britsin to charge ihn the L'nlted States has violated a Ireatj Aa a matter of fact, the BeeretafT of State knows thai Oreal Britain ? ? ?ui l whatever for s?ich an a. i it loi ir he used the ltnguage Imput? 1 I ? Im, Its use . n. onl) be explained If never can b e\u?. \ ii |iisi fled lc th? theory tint In his deep chagrin on sc ount of ihe def? ?t of the agreei between himself an! hU friend, ' !? ir Bli Julian." he )? i ? temporar!!) forgotten the gt?t of hi? latrmenl to th.- Mouse >f It- pr< date of Di mber i ISM n response I i ?? of Intuir) .-. ! ?pt? I h) thai b I) T it stat enl did nc contain i single word oi suggcsil ?n I ? ff ? that ihe i ? I Htm was or by the aw.ir! of Ihl 'I'll.'in,i! of V:' II pay the Behring Pea ciali I ?!-":-'i i , . ??? with ml an ? ? tli n of the f ?? ??- W r ir\ ? ;r. -ham did sa that si t ? ?? ?ngrea? -.? is: "In view of all the fad ma) i ? ? ? ? ' ? ? ? ? ih? ndt . ? - ': . ' ? n ? 1 ? ? , an appropriai ' I igreH a 11 ' ihl- ?' The carry Ini ? ' ? ? Or? m-Ps spr. em? nt by th? . ; i ? fa of $4.' '.n m I ? . h Ivlsil ... ? ' fa 111 ? ' ' : ; i'? - ? , ' ... to Great Brli . ' , ... : ? ? Br i 11sh A i I to 1 ?-? natui f Its Ii I the of Its Jui Id? ' ? eluded hi ' ago that. In tl ventlon fur i f the ' ' ? I ... . | ? , I at oi ' f tl menl \ ? ? . ..... ... . Tribu? il of Ai , ' ? ? ? , Time passed. T -. " . ? ? ; retj of State In regard 1 f the lain or 'i ? have undergone a rad ? ? . ? -. i , . ? ? ? . mi offered f the president pa full aatlet ' - . I i el ? i p a. on the m sir .i illan l*aur.c< , . . i;-. ,\ !.. ,v .--.?? ' But that wai not a hard-aml-fasi i| ? represented 1 ? tin i I ' In the II ? ? ? ? i ? -, In .-'? re lar) ' '.:? sham'- lettei si 1 ?<? ? pt? I Will ? 11. h - r j . ti.m. If Ii I ; .... : . be a epl ible In Hei \U |< "? ' IS ?veril ment, la to be un lei ?to I , '? ' to th.- action of ? . , ' :i f appi ?pi itlng ?! t m n< l"he l'reslleni ?n oi ly in lei lake i i ibm the mal 1er to Congi at I beglnnli g of ii ion n i ?< ? ml ? : n? il with u r? oit ... : latl m th ?? Ihe m . ???? appi ; ?'?? I .m i made Immi lat? at allahle foi th? pu ab i ?? ? ipr? i i. an i If at an) n. b< I propi... tlon : - i'ii i ? ?oui i lovei am? nt shall deslr? II .? ; ? lood that the n. go lai ?na on ? hlc i ? ?' !? .'? " i?l ulitf lime !.;, ? m; ige | fol he esta in.-lit of a ii.iM-l ? aim, i >ii ,\ | : be renew? I 11?re ik iln Ihel s a i - i : tal a!? ? ? >.I ?n ? gestion or Intlm it that I he I'nlted bound hi tr--.ii ) old la. ulon : iht icllon ol ' ' I'.ni- Tribunal ..r bv an) other consideration t ? pa) the claims until ,,"? i carel i| ttnd thorough Investi gal un .m I Intelligent an I fall sdju lb all ?n N ?r ?.?s then uggei tlon oi In) mail ?n lha In ? ase Congress should refuse oi fall to make ihe appro priai Ion, action b) It would ? . ? . ? ?. a a pre llmlnary to ihe appointment ? .; a romml slon Ii ?.n nut until February i;,. i ?:?'., a bou I n?... weeks before th? expiration ?.( Congress, thai in ? mate f.ir the appropriation "f M?>.tM) io . ?. r i > out the agreement wi received by the appropriations Commit!.if the House of Representative? The laal general appropriation bill had ihen been com pleted by tic committee, s/hlch was overwhelmed with wotk. and there araa no lime or opportunity lo Investigate ihe merits ..t thl? neu Item, an estlmste for which oughl to haw been ibmltted il lessi six week? before, it 11 a-ss deemed Importan) to bava It Included n, ?o.; the appropriation bill- Ne\#er> the..- -, the commit!?.nsented to alto* th.- Hein to be offered In the II luae as an amendment lo Ihe General Denclenc) bill It was so offered, and, after i?n hours nf ?.?haie, a was defeated In < I ?? n cratlc II -us.- ol Repr? u nl itlve b) a vote ol 111 yea- to lu nays, or srhlch flfty ?er.- casi b) Demo ii.ii who had no! been misled by the ml repre seni liions m which the advocates oi ihe imendmeni ha i IndulgfNl. An > rf.ir! wa" afterward ma le lo engraft Ihe s.nm amendment upon the General Deficiency hill In ihe P?nale, bul II was de fea le. I b) ihn objection of Henatoi Morgan, of Alai.?in,?, who had I.n ?? member of the Tribunal of arbitration, and who declared that the lus! claims of British aubjecta on account of ihe Behring Bea aeisures would not exceed, if they should amount to, the sum of gei.ono Icaa than one llfth of the "lump sum" offered by ihe Becretary of state to "deal Blr Julian" and by Ihe latter Immediately accepted with an expr?s ?ion of his "gratification al this amicable solution of the last subject of discussion In Iht long Behring s.-,i controvers) " In the last houra of ih<- i.iii. t'ongress, when succesa was utterl) impossible, an attempt was male to the Administration lo ob ? ?in legislation to authorise a commission lo In? vest?gale and adjudicate the claim-. The Adminis? tration had waeied months in a vain attempt tn carry out an unauthorised snd Improvident bargain for the payment of s bstch of ctatma which had i..-, u clearly ahown lo be aaturated with fraud. Beere tmm G res bam had been wsrned of tti.it fact more ihsn a yar prior to his offer ... Mr Julian Paunce? fote by the agenl of the I'nlted Plates before the Tribunal ot Arbitration Moreover, Ihe statement thai he aubmllted on Uecembei V), ivi. In responae i, m resolution psssed b) Ihe Democratic House of Representatives showed thai he knew and recog? nised the fact that s very I true proportion of the , lalms ?as ban.-I by the agreement entered into b.-iween ??nal Britain and the United States be? fore the Tribunal of Arbitration When both withdrew ,,| daims on a? win! of prospective earnings or consequential dsmages under Article V of the modus \ ?lycndl of iv"-' In thai ststemeni ihe Becretsry of Plate -?I'l '"I'll" question "f indirect or consequen- I Ha] damages having b en withdrawn from the Tribu nal of Arbitration, th< pending claims are for Brit ?Ih irsssela actuall) aetsed In Behring Bes or warned nui of II bi cruisers of the 1'nllea states." Now the schedule of clulms furnlalicd to the Sicrctary of | State hy Sir Julian PauncefOtC, and which the lat? ter descrthed BS "a compl'-te list and ?ummsrj all said claims, amounted to a total of gteLlSSJ*- A careful Inspection ,.f thi- schedule ?hows that $n2?).??f?> of the total was an account of claims for "Indirect and consequential damages," which, as Se,r> tary '?r.'ham hlms-lf remarked In his. report to tne House of Repr? sentatives, were "withdrawn from tne Trlhunal of Arbitration." and winch, as th- British report of th. proceeding? of th- Trlhunal shows Were not only withdrawn, hut formally abandoned by Great Britain. The) have absolutely no standing whatever under International law as laid down by th- Qeneva Tribunal for the adjudication and settle? ment of the Alabama clalmi of the United States against Great Britain. The ei'min.ition of the*e claims for proapectlve profits from Sir Julian Pauncefote'? Behring Sea scheduli leave? a toul of onlj (AMO due according to th- statement i of the claimant? themselves, and. a? was fully ?hown in th- debate in the House of Representatives, thl* t..tal is justly subject to very Isrge <i. luctlons, not only on sccounl of excessive and unfair valuation? of th- property which actually belonged to British subjects, bul ateo on account of ih fact that a large proportion of the vi and othe; property seised actully belonged to Ameri? can cltlsen? And -.. ? thi Secretary of State, by direction of th- President, offered to pay the sum of $125.01)0, which was $_.i?,i??i more than th- t-t il amount of the i ? i direct cl ilms, SEALERS' CLAIM.-' IN THE COMMONS. A gTATKMKXT Hi silt ED? ?RO ORBt .-iritKT.VRT GRESH VMs AI'iil.iM'.V TO BIR JULIAN l-AI N'KI ?'OTE London, March 7. Sir Bdwsrd Grey, Cnder For? eign Secretary, to-daj replied In the House of Tom tot he questions a?ked b) Sir Richard Webster yesierda] si to whal stepi thi Governmenl pro p.- i taking m regard t" ihe settlement "f claims for leisure "f ?sallng vessels In Behring Bee m Vie? "f til- growing dissatisfaction in Canada at the delay, Sir Kdward .-aid it was a fact that the Arbitration Commission had decided again I the i i,.-, i st.,-, . upon tii- legal question "f the eels m- . .ni it ira? ais" -i fact that the House or Representatives In Washington had rejected a pro i^' ..! t., appropri?t? monej f'.r compensation f"r ? - Wims- vessel? hi! been seised. No repre seni itlons, lie i tl i. h id >? I b< en recele? I from ? mads m i- gard t" ih? matti r, bul th- delay m payment must cause great disappointment ind I".-. The original negotiation? f"i th? payment ..f In? dividual claim? were ?uspended when th- offer of p.n m, n; of a lump um wa made. Th- rlgh to : . ,..i ;, n m u.. ' ondltlonal upon the ac .'t-t When Her Majesty's Governmenl learned ?if the reji ? : ti.- propo sis, it lmm< dintel) cabled in - . lions ??? Si Julian Pau.rote, British Am i-1 idor at W i- It gt t.. t.. urge Ihe m ? easily ..f ? ; and t., inquire n hethei the S retar] of S'.it- aould at oni ? re? ime n? I . Ilona -h- p-.ymenl "f Individual claims. s- i- : ii t?n h un r? pll? i that th- I'nlted State? t was ready to ri it is, bul in .t thi mattei mu -i I- submitted t" Ihe S ite an ? - mflrm< I b) ? two-thtr?l ???> > lorltj ? : that i-- .-. ' !, the Sec re i ild ihl : n b< done until the s- not? : urn? I II . Secretary Ci- '...?-. expr? ied hi? own deep regret and that ? ? ' .< .? i.in i ,i' the uni ?pected pu t n .I 11.??.. nting the tiarging tl ? ? , ? . ? ? isked if. in the event ? ?? ? : I Htai t paying tl i for "in- ? ? ? in- il -i nt would a nan - t hi , H) In? :? Bu -. ? 'ol. : ., .- ? ? i- | - , i ? : tin" ti) n i ? it qui Hon. A.Vi niEIt ' I ' 'K< ?? ' Tt ' BE REWARDED. KKM . l i KXCITINO THE III.? COl.l W - . some of thi Ken it ol la i, ind the) a . I . . - !' ? VI r the LI lid Con ? ? . ? th a - . , i ?'- I . K pect, ?a t la ? , . , ted (?ala '? I bloody | ? : ? ? be ? ?? ? . f th? v ' ' . I - i -. ? ? trate ? ? Il it his ? the L ... Il erVe.I I t. and : her of I ? on ? ? ? I.I". . ? i ? fr.iti ? ? ? , . i. -.. i. . . ? , -, . a un.lei 1 ? ? ? ? . . ? ? : t'hlctl hi? ? K' ; i , . ?-... er man 1.1||.I i he lo that I mo In the - ? ? . ti. .. ? ? ?.- bullion ; ? ? f th.- silver a 1X9?. In the his Views - i I l-ll A.11 mosi ? . ? en? k?i i, v tins. ' led on. ?? White II igh he ? hli i- i i me ol ... n Jii.l M mtgoiiiei y'? dl? trln lid noi -'.?:? m ip|i his ne? \ .-?? a ' ?" ? II revenue nl Im IIH'lll i|ll< lion?, however, the I IIIral.f I ? I". ? hi hi ill I een ? 1 i . i ? ai'-i.i-'?" v ?- ti m-: 'im-'l Into it pluralltj I y." t..i the II ; ibil in candi i r i \. .,..'.-. ! ineml? ' ' ?I I loin ? i, lament? ! '? ickoo" majorit) ol Ihe U.u .iii I Meai - im I? s? than a? a f.i I in?l ? i pi ? if the Administration, th? . ? if .tu Ig' M i Ht ? " r* Is on? th c nri-t ?iron ; aim? il to th? ? i mi nhj and fa ? ,'. . m .|.i..' -, ol I'f ?Idenl i 'level iirl ' - - >ui 11-.i .? In ?rkansaa, T? ia an I Mlsaiurl, a ho are iup|m ? I to po?sess mon oi le - in' male kiuiwle.li thi i ?n lltlun ol affali - In i n Ten linry a "iua tii ?tlon? th u the n.. un bent ..f a ' i.llcl il nftlre tt . re ?hould p- ??, will hltterl) i.-.n- the appointment of a Kentucky "carpet-hagi r." - i? ? . , :. \ .i ? thi la? creating the ne* Judgeshlp? wa? pa? "I through the Houa* of Itepresentailv.s under th ? ?u olees, ind main!) in response lo ihe .(T"t:s of, lh# four Democratic member? ol thi Judlciarj Committee tlneliullng the chairman) who I lib i from these three State? Hut if Presiden! Ceveiand '???i* promise?! thai office to Judgi ?lontgomcrt he will nave it despite an) ?mount of 11, ni", i.iti.- opposition that may be brought i" i-,.i ?a REGULARITY OF MODERN STEAMSHIPS TUET TRAVEL WITH ?MtOBT as mi.'ii ii;i: l ISt'i-, A : M ?Il.lt? ' tO TH UN* Wsshlngton, March 1 iSpectelJ Although at rare Intei sli a ?team hip la lelayed for days or weeka by some accident Ilk? thai which occurred to the Gascogne, ihi reconli of th? Foreign Mall Bureau of th- Poatofflcc Department ?how thai aa sn ordi? n?r: thing tl.'-m psckel in almost as regular In tii-n departure? and arrivals ai railroad trains, and consMei ng Ihe distance they travel, even more so. The setene? of navigation baa been reduced to sin h securer) thsl they ma) be expected almost upon Ihi hour Tsk? for ?sample the Campania, of th? Cunar?! Mm In late ihe made right trips, and h-r sversge vo; age waa Ave days, twenty hours and eighteen minutei In ISM she made ten trips, and 1er averaxi waa Bv? days, twenty hour? and ?even leen minute?; oni) one minute less in ISM than In iv..! n .! voyage -f - "" mllea In all ?ort? of wind ind weathi i N? r la Ihl exceptl ?nal. The T? utonlc, of the White Star Line, mad- twelve trips In Iste on ?,n ?versgi lime Of ill day* four hour-- and ?ighl minutes In ISM she msde eleven trips, and her average was ju i i trifle ?Ion -r its days, four hours ,,,, t . , ,,;,. |, ,,, :, ,-- 'i h< Btrurla i- a little more Irregulsr. lier average In IM waa six days, six hours and fort) ?even minutes. In 1KK II was six days, ?even hours and twenty-elghl minutes, Th.- Havel, ..f th? North Qerman Lloyd Company, made ten trips In MM, with an average ..f seven days, ?even hour? end thlrt) rlgh! minutes for a distan?.f :'.'""' miles from the Needles t" Fire Island In ISM in? mad? nln ? trips, with sn average of seven day?, seven h ?un and twenty-four minutes Th- Pflrsi ci m nek. ..f the Hamburg Line, made nine tripa in ISM, 11-r average fur the )mr for a voyage of 3,080 miles, was seven days and fifteen minute?, in ?sal ah ? male atx trips, and her average was seven days and tiff.-four minute-. The ?'o liimbia male nine trips In Itgg, with an average time of six days, twcntv-two hour- and twelve min? utes. In 1KTM she made six trips, with an average of six days. twenty-tWO hours and eight minutes. The N.?.York, of th.- American Une, though not th? fastest, ha- the best record for regularity of any of the Atlantic fleet. Her average time has not varied for yeara, and she can be expected almost on the minute every voyage. She has crossed the At? lantic more tunes and has carried more passengers than gay other steamer of her age. and has been more regular about It. The N'ew-Vntk made four? teen trips westbound In MS, with an average time of sis days, twenty-one hours and thirty-one minutes. in ISM she made fifteen tripa westbound, with aa average of ala dare, twenty-one hours and forty-live minutes, n. r sailing llatance was 2.770 mJle-. In ISM ahe made thirteen trip- eastbound, with an average of -ix days, twenty hours an I thirty min? utes, which wai lust one minute faster than her westbound time that yeai In ISM aht und" fifteen trips, with an average time of -ix days, twenty houra and twenty-four minute's. Therefore In cross. Ing th.- ocean fifty-seven times in both direction-, at a:i a? isoni of the year, her widest variation fof tw. years was only one hour and twenty-one mln utea The "id City "f Cheater, also of the American Une, i- an ither steady boat, 1er average being nine days, fifteen hours and eleven minutes in law, and nine days, fifteen hours and twenty-eight minutes In ItM. NEWS y or ES AT THE CAPITAL ANOTHER WARSHIP MAT BB HAWAII. IENT TO SOME PEOPLE BTILL TAL.KINO uF AN' FXTRA PK.'' BION 133,000,000 OT THK NEW BOND! PftlN'TKl? -CIVIL SERVICE it'l.Ks AMENDED? MEW SILVER CERTIFICATES Washington, Mardi 7 The cruiser H'-nnlngton. In obedience to telegraphic orders from the Navy De? partment, ha- left Acapulco for s.ui rrandsco, it i< explained, la order to have bei leaky condensers overhauled and to have her hull cleened and paint? ed, the vessel not having been do ked since Bep tember It, the regulations requiring all steel to be docked every ils n-onrhs Th.- return of the vessel at ttria time, when it i- poaslble thai *.;?i*-1 American visaseis msj be needed at Panama ai any moment, occasioned some surprise among naval "dee--, many of whom expressed the opinion thai her ?udle.i departure la noi un mnected with. the sailing of the British crulsei Nymptc from Ban I ?lego for llono.ulu. It Is well known that the flag ?i.p Philadelphia, now aloe- protecting American une.-,-is in ti. Hawaiian I lai Is, a/as last docked a month earlier than ""? itenr.lr.gton and Is pre sum.ii..'.- much more In r,. ; of cleaning than the lattei vessel. I'nder the regulations she oughl to retum from Hon dulu ai on ? I i eai Ing, or else h.-r platea may he Injur l by the fou! growth which caused her t. mak? such poor time wen the went under urgen; orders to th* Islands, and when the ordin?r) mail .- ? irner, whl (> l-? f"t San Kran - i a day behind her, beat her to Honolulu mue than a day. I: Is certain thai H nolulu will not be left mi an \ i,??','?.m warship In the next few months, m.i n h though! thr the Bennlngton N going to the Philadelphia's relief. The new cruiser .?a- commissioned on February ?", ;- c Marc Island getting readj ' ?es She i;.ti in en designated as Admiral Beardslee'a flagship after Apr!, l. and H i* a r|uertlon whether she will . i i ? n mol ilu at thai ume to kdn the Admiral, or aalt I each Ban Kran dsco in th,- Philadei There i .i : ?.. the i ?lympta and Hennlngton ?rill succeed the Philadelphia In ling th< . i - i : '. : ? . nf Maasuchu tts, was actlvi .y pr? tl In th? Postoff! ? [j partmt ni t ?- : ly. Tl ? fflciala wai thai Mr (julncy'a \c-i' hid tame relation lo a patent ? which he i ? ' irg" In an emphatic in inner. Mr. Quti i .i qui i Ith In hta predli tlona of an ? \:-i tension if Congres? \r. evening paper here tent, aacnoing it to "a r .-!.: . r. who I? i ?? name : "Ti era Is a leMnll I that itra sessl ?n. i he ? ? fact "in the i : Sunday that I t was coa? ler?! b) th? Cabinet civil and Del tppropi I . Preal.lt 'i . . -, - . '-i v ? ? i both \ tin id nearly decided 10 do It. bul that It would be better t > the country ?? h?w- real fu a time and to . ? ? ind not to call an re a ? 1 be a run upon ? ? . ? -n i.l b? depl.-ted ? rrangemei ?? h baa i ? - - I, the President un? it l ..-???- is soon aa that I ir or prob ibl? Bun ii ? ' Ki gra< Ing u : Pi Ii :;ng h u ? at? l an i d? ll\ ? r I at th? Ti eaaur) De| irtm nt $','?? of the i| n ! m i- an i Ii i.OOO.oOO of the r? glati n l Morgan and Belmonl syndicate, ,?? - . paid ?? iboul I > ?". ??? In | ?I l. for the s ime, nul aa yet has ? ? \ |< lire ? th? delivei > of the interest fr ?m '. nd passed from hand, the same as tl bonds co lid be. i ' ir ? s.-r in ? ' n i le i:i the < Ivll ruh th? i? ;?: i ii ol the Prea lent , ,. . f tl amendment ? ? - to I . ? ipplica n of a person who ? n guilt) of Infai : tsly dla ! : ? amendment the iwei ? refuse certifl? .? ma ha? ? i.n pre .,- within th.. cl isslfl ? ecent extension These isststani not und ? ? ' ? titeen ) ".il -? of .ig.- A ; ? . .... luthoi laea trans i an lamliidl ng Ihe last seaaloi f ( 'ongl es tl en ?ere : I to th Senate < ' m m il.i Pina I7N mejsiii i of various ? . ? !.. I.I..HI. ... ? ol the Guv? rnmeni * ? I I waa taken with rejtai : In fort) seven, avlng 131 still standing on the caleinlai . i i the meas to act may be . ! issed ihe ; prohib?! th? future IsHiie ...'i to rep? ?1 the Stets ? ? ? mporary dc rjeiei y In the revenu? bj the free coinage of sliver. ?on I. i ? pi ice I by a : ? . fresh design I ' -.. i ones, lives and tens hav? een pr? pai ? Th H for the one* I* | .;i i. It In "Hiator> Instructing \ . The mid ? ' ??? tace ol I i< n ?te la oc ! b) a n mil ? female figui e, by a horn l on the clt) nf Heights Tne M ?nu , . ? . me ?! : ne l'a pi toi il ?? pi i :, In? n I) i.-. ,i- .- .. .? \ ... n : :. ; ici o ? a- a fr inii are ivr? nhs eiicli names .'f Americana famous era ture, ai i p. im en tlon ii ir The di -:. o ? o thi tivei representa Amer led A female i.. Is on .? globe, hoi ling .es are grou i about ' ? Powei represented bj i ii t? : .?...-.- .,?i | holding In one h.ui i from v. hlch proceed a a : Ibbon ? 'ime. ;,i, ? the graceful folds with the llghl The design mn I recenilj drawn, and which In ..:" high o. ? intei ,,i foi i he tena M r? pre - . presenting Ste im and Klectrlclty to Commerce and Manufaci ire There are five : - in ? In th? design. Th Bgure, representing Sei ? ? i- thai of i I fern lie, an I Is m ited, till either sj.|c ,,f her stand t,\., youthf il figures, the .n the right representing Klectricitv, ihe one on , the lefi St.am Seat? i at ihe fool ot Science .?? | two female figures with upturned countenances, thai ' .m the right representing Commerce, thai on the ,. : m iiufacl urt ?. \ telegram announcing the arrival of the l'eau i/lua al Delaware Rreakwal r was received at the N.i\\ Department to-day. Por ihe i is: w,-. k the Vesuvius has been rngag? l In blowing up wrecka ' off ihe Virginia coast Reports r.Ived at the ; department -inc.. the recent nevere atormi show ! an unusually luge number of derelicts along the coast The majority of these menaces to navigation : ar.- reparti I In or near the trade channels The I Vesuvius will resume her work of destruction as ! soon as th" weather permits, as ahe la not built i for rough w- ather s? n !? ? ? During the absence of Assistant Secretary Ham- i in .n Boston, and of s. t.?ry Carlisle from th-? I Department, Assist ?nt Secretary ?'urns i- Acting - retarj of t he Tre i-m y. Commissioner Miller, ..f ihe Internal Revenue Bu? res -. who ha? b. en suffering from grip for the la-t en days, Is nol ^> well to-day, Mr Van Hen? d? i, private secretary' to Secretan Car?ale, i- down with Ihe grip, and H M Clapp Is acting In his pi ice, Public Prmt.r Benedict yesterday dismissed l?W employes of the Qoviernmeni Printing < ?tile... the ma? jority of them being compositors The removals ! w.T" caus.d bv the adjournment of Congress, which made a scarcity of work Other dismissals will follow as ih. bualn m of the offline d?tcr? i ? ? _ m Aii-in i>n i i nu now t /rxioM ?ocimtt, New-Haven, March 7. Alpha Delts Phi. which has l.n until lew a four years' aodet) at Vale, has decided to become an exclusively junior society, and has leen admitted on the asme footing arlth i>.-lt i i Kappa Kpsllon and Pal Ppsllon, the present Junior societies. Alpha i>"iia Phi has Jusi open? i a nen IIDO.OOu chapter-houst ci/isiv; PRIVES OF H.W KRANCiavO RTCK*KS. Sun Praa '*k i, March 7, lagfi To-daj raaterdai T.. ?U? v " V.KInl.l.l Helen?! . '. 11 IM. Ii II- i |l,,.||.. i', ns.,1 . nulwer . roDimnnwi all i ..Ml Con i ni ?- Va.. -2 7". ?reta l'.'ni . 1.1 [??iirrka ?'..n. Uuuld i Curry.. .51 la) Yem,.|i| iv To dal ? '! il ?le ,v N on roaa.1 IM 2.1 ?IT Meal, ?a . v, I i" Mono . Li? '??" "etui .|.M IM -v I' 'toal . m M '?" -? ?:? . m .<; ??: 10 -.-.i Nevada . . To 7'l .an l'nlon v ns.i.,vt *; ?''?'? ' '-I'l .?M (IH I V> Yellow Jacket.gj .70 l.uft, ONE THING IS SETTLED. IT IS WKI.l, WORTH KNOWIX?? N'?W THAT GRIP IS STRIKING DOWN FEEHl.K PEOPLE. The economy of a nation Is disturbed when great amounts of money are hoarded Instead of being kept in free circulation. The economy of the human body puffers when the blood Is stored j up In certain organs while others hive scarcely | enough to Uve Oft. This hoarding Of blood Is i <alle<| congestion, and It Is one of the dangers of ! th< present outbreak of grip, it affects lungs, stomach and bowohn ! Congestion unrelieved becomes inflammation ? and every Intelllg-nt petWOP knows what that , means when the centres of Ufe are affected. I That gpiwlng sor.-n-.-s across the ?-hest, that ? painful sense ,if fulness in the held are signa I that ?h? grip has laid Its clutches upon you. "Please sen.i me six buttles ..f Duffy's Pura 1 .Malt Whiskey," writ.s M?. K. Alexander, of j Mnlvern. Iowa; "tt Is the best medicine for the grin and are must have it." fjongented organs are relieved of their surplus ' <>f Mood, th- circulation Is ejquallsed, the app?tit* ; sharpened and tiu digest?-m improved by this wholesome and helpful stimulant. That explains Its unbr 'ken success it> ?.-ase? of grip. Nothing whh-h does 1-ss will w.n I off the grip i an?! no product "f mutai ?kill .'in do mors. ; Subjected to the stem teal "f egpertence Duffy's I Pure Malt Whiskey has established Itself firmly | In the esteem if physicians ami laymen, feeling ??s strengthening Influence, wonder what they ; would '1" without It In these bleak winter days 1 when grip Is In the air. Nobody need try t'i do without it. for grocers ' and druggists always h?\e it In stock, knowing | that confidence in in usefulness has bred a : ste-idv demand f <r it. Doctors differ as to the final effe.-t ..f certain eem?-dies. There are only a f.nv. the value "f whli-h I? beyond dispute. Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey is among them._ NEW-YORK'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS m. THK OATHKRINO ri.A?~E FOR CHILDREN? IN OU? OREENWICH VILLAGE. M">T OF THK Fl TII.S OK PIRE AMERICA? BIRTH THK Ilfll.liIN?; srgUi flTCATED and ggjCIFPBD, m *r far t?to SMALL FOR THB N'KKPft The ?rrammar school that pride? itself on being a distinctively American school is No. 3, Staats! in Hudson-it., corner of ?.rove-st. This Is in the heart .f the .11 village of ?Greenwich, now known as the old Ninth Ward, where ,1 larpe proportion o* the American-born population in thl? city ha? congre? gated Nearly every one of the 3,n0f? scholar? in this school era? hirn of American parents within a mile of this school It SMS an old district school, e.<t vb llshed sh->rtlv aft.-r Public Soho.d No. 1 was est ib Ushed dosrntosrn by the \. w-Vork Free s-nool s clety. The Irsl bulMIng was situated in Aseste sr , now West Tenth-st. The building was set bieg om" distance fr-.m the street, and, the front yard was ii?f 1 aa a playground The school wa.? moved t.? Its pr sen! - ? - n ?fter ;t was organised ee iiHAMMAR SCHOOL KO. s. a village school, and about Iste a erooden structure ui- ?tit up. which was finally replaced hy the present bande?me brick and ?t-ne l.uili'.ng. Thi? school ha? lonn heen regarded a? one of the best equipped and conducted schools in rh* city, it ;? most sdvsntageeusty situated, having unob? structed light from two streets, while the rear and side? are equally ?roll lighted. This was the ?choot where in the early days. :n?tead of blackboard and s! ites SrKh which ti demonstrate problem?, ?and ?ras scattered thickl> on the floor and the pupil mud? figures In If with a long ?tick. In Its day thla ?anl w is considered S great Improvement. It at um had the advantage of economy in the matter of blackboards, si.r.? an! paper. The system was ? nsldered remarkable In Itl day, an i when <;erteral I.afay-'te visited New-Yorh early in the century he ass taken oui to Qreenwtclt village to see tMa won? derful vlSiage school and "Rs sand system" of edu? cation, as It was then called. Teachers have served ?oneer anl with fewer changes, perhaps. In th:s school than In any other in the city. An sttachmenl seems to have ?prang Up among the pupils and the teach, rs for Old No. J, and miny of the teachers In i' ? - lay at OM time aere pop's in this >.'h > 1!. Among the well-known gr 1 luatei of the school i? Stanley !?'.?? 1 Titus, one <>f the lit-' woman lasryers admitted to the Bar ?if Xew-Yorh State. This school, like m my other* :n s itch i ?? qtuated In densely populate! ti i, Is greatly In need of Increaw 1 ace samo* dations. A< it is. the principal, B. D. I* Sutherland, I? compelled to give up rhe a? sembl? tn entirely to ? isses, which #ie.n with out being separated by partlttona The sanitary cos> dit Ion - f the school Is no ?I and th light an ! vetulia? tlon are excellent, but complaints have ? >nn heen inade by the teacher? against the granite-Koch 1 ivement? In Grove and Hudson its A heavy truck driving over the?? pavements - ? much noise that ?? :- .1 m i*t .i-'. i??ibl? fir the classes 10 eon? ?mue their work until the vein.'- hsa passed. The ei eedlngl) anxlou? to have the*? m the bl? ck In which th- ?ch ol 1- situated ?? i arlth asphalt ?o as ?." I? rease the noise gi . nth. -..-tants an Cecil A. K Id James T. car-. l.yman II iloysradl and it >i>-r B. Keyser Miss la n l' I .VIII K../ 1 bet h A 1 ., .,,.,,, 1 , ,,--., .-1 .,',1 aie 1 i\ ?ii-i 11 i\ e\ ,^r -*1 ;*?? 11./ il'-th A. Pop- is til- principal ?" the Slrls' de (lartment, and Ms-. S.inh J 1> .rnan ha? charge f ?h- primary department. \ PLAN T?> SECURE A HKTTEK IU'ILPINfl. TUB CHILDREN in ORAMMAR KWOWU V> 2 aJate i:ri\i\'i riiKii! ::vi:si.-,nr-THRKE lots CLOSE BY MW UK SBCURSD FOB A NKU BTRt'l Tt RE. An offer of B&.OO0 has l.e-n made for three lots in Madisoii.^t . between Pike and Rutgers eta., tn the Seventh Ward, directly b'hinl C.rammar School S" J. which ii- at No. IM llenry-st. The offer ha? been made b) th- school trustees of thi.? ward, who are ?Bernard Oordoa, William n Towaley, Jame? .1 Keslts, Jantes n. Mulry anl Jam.s HetTernan. The property belongs to the Crost? estate sad is at present covered with four thr.story wooden buildings which are m a rather dilapidated con? dition. The propert) is wanted for the purpose of building an addition to Orammar School No. j, which is greatl) in need of more room. A few years ago th.- trustees of tins school rented a tenement-house building just east of numniar s i"" 1 Ko. .'. in 11. tiry st.. and fitted it up at the , OS ,.f SIMM as .?n annex. This annex Is wretched? ly lighted and by no means meets th- demand for school accommodations in this neighborhood The building Itself is ? ramshackle structure, and long strips of wood hav- been nailed on th.? ceding? to prevent th.- plaster from falling down. The esaV :ti?> are not mor?' than !? feet hluh. and the chil? dren sitting farthest from the windows do not have sufficient light with which to study. Oi dark or rainy da>s the teachers m this annex are com 11. iie.i to close the books rntlrel) and resort to oral teaching. l?r. William l. Rttlnger, the principal of th.- school, said t" a Tribune reporter yesterday: "I am confident that th.- children are ruining their eyejilghl b) being cmip, ll-l to studv In this anne*. building. Th.- light is not only very poor, but wt.t little there is is sa badly diffused that it ?-.?uses a great strain on the eyes 1 am now ?peak? ing a? a ni-dical man \\ - are greatly in need of Increased 1.o accommodations, and if we ran se? cure th- Croab) property tn Msdison-st, It win not be a hit loo inu.h tor our Immediate wants." European ^V?iterfioemente. HOTEL DE LILLE ET D'ALBION, 223. Rue rft. Honore. Parte. Between the Tuileries UarJons, Place Vendome anl New Opera. Advantageous arrangementa for famille-?.. Beautiful Hall. Large Drawing Rooms, Electric Light. &c. Telegrams. "LUUlb'.on." Psrls. HENRY ABAPIE. I" /rilOPKAN: " APVKUT1SKKS will tliui th? ?? Landen astee ef Tne Trassees 7."> PI??*, street, e c. ? convenient place t" :--a\e their ail\eiUHcmcnu tot pus* ItceUoa In Th? Trltun?.