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DONE FOH TAMMANY HALL.
I'AVKV,. SCHOOL TRUtfTEB-T BILL AP hakkntly DOOMBD. THK Hi:S!l.T OK A YISIT OT BDWARD l.Ai;TK.lt IVM'il Tu AMIANV -THK IM.ATT CMXKRR ALUANCI RXPOMBD AOAIN. [rRO_iTHFKF:,;ri.ARCoiiiiEai?oNr.KNToFTiiF;Tnint.-V!>:.] Albsnv. Peh. f,-Onoo more Thomas C. Platt'B allianoo with Rlohard Croker and Tammany Hall vaa dlacloeed in the Btat. Benate to-day, and tho Platl Republlean. obeyod the noa.-s order* to ni,i tho Tammany Hall S.nators ln their oppositlon to a blll tavored bv tho rof-rm Republlean admlnle tration of Now-York. ae well as by ovory proml n. ?t educatot in that ctty. In order to brlni; ahout this abeannent of the Sennto a ruiini. of i hariea T. Saxton. th- Lioutcnant-Oovernor, ?a?. ruthlessly trampled upon. Tho blll under oonslderatlon **a. the ono pre eento.l to th. Senat-.- a few daya ugo by Mr. Pavey, of New-York, abollahlag Iha Tammany Boerda of Ward Bohool Truateea and tranaferring thelr pow era and dutlea to tht- Hoard of Bducatlon Theae Ward Truateea h.-ld ln thelr handa the patronage of the BChOOla. and natnrally tho Tammany Hall Benatora ut,. oppoeed t? lh. meaauru. In oppoatng the Pavey bili Tammany haa th. ?etlve Boeiatance of Bdward Lauterhach, the Platt cha!rmnn of tho New-York County Republlean OoaB mittoo. Mi. Iyiuterbarh arr.ved here from NeW York yeaterday, appareatly with the Bola purpoae of arraylng tha Platl R^mb-kjaaa agalnat the Pavey ta.II. nnd In favor of a hill prepared hy Commls ojoner Btraua a Tammany m^mbf-r of the Board of Bducatlon, for the extenakm of the Ward Truate. ayatem When Mr. Uttterbach arrlved here he qulckly dlBcovered thal the Btraua MR hai beeu ?eni to the Commlttee on Bducatlon. The Tam naay Hall mon romv-ian.-i that they beal only one member on thli eoaaanlttea, whereaa lf the Mll were In th. puaaeaalon of Iha CommMtee on Citlea, Ahoarn and Orady wouM have a chanee t.i work for 'i Mr Lauterhach, of eonrae. aaw thal thla c mplalnl n.u-t be beeded. ani ho at one mad. grrangementa wllk Benatora Bllaworth, Platl and Btranahan, tha Platl l4?4-dem, to have the Btraua bill, whirh had been Introdueed by Benator Page, _Mt_af?rred from tho Commlttee on Bducatlon to the Commlttee on cities. Here Mr. l.aut. rbaoh er.oontitere l a logk-al ?b a;?ie to tho omooth axacutloa of Ma plana Bena tor Pavey'a Mll had been referred aiso to th. Com? mlttee on Educatloa by Lieutenant-Oovernor Bax too bu;. Im.ing been mMnformod by Benator Ahearn that th" strauw blll wa. in the handa of tl com-ntttee on CMJea he eoaaent-d raluctantly to his Mll betag tran-rlerrad to that commlttee. Ii^r-overlng that he had beon miBled. Benator Pavey moved yeetarday that his btll Bhould be retarned lo the commlttee on Kiuoation. Tho Ben? ate adjourned ye_derday before c-oming to a vote on Benator Pavey'a motlon. When tho Senate met to-day BenatOC Pavey ealk 1 up his motion that hls blll ahould bo aont to th^> Commlttee on Kdncation. Instaatly the Ptatt-Tammany alBanea was dlocloeed. Benator Camor, tho Tammany Hall le.i.lor. 11 off ln <-)< poaltlon to th.- motlon. Property, he argued, tha blll oug-ft to ko to the Commlttee on Citlea emca lt had chai-ge of all Mlla relattag to departmenta of Now-York ciiy'a goverr.mont. BenatOC LeXOW backed ui> Caator with tbe arguxoent that the C*o_o? m tl.b Citlea had -a_rpervlMon of all Mlla chang Ing Now-York1!. Charter. Stnator Foley attempted to throw np a llttle duat m the alr and conceal ? he Platt-Tammany allianoo by argulng that the Co-nmltte. on Bducatlon ought to have th,- bill. Benator Pavey made an earne..t apaeeh ln favor <-.' hla motlon. detatllng how ho had been mlaled by Ahearn into conoentlng to the iranofer of tho blll |0 the Commlttee on Cltle.-. "Tho Cha;r." said Lleutonnnt-C.overr.or Kaxton, "thlnka that Beaator Pavey'a Mll and ai: other b'Us relatlng to education ahould go to the Com? mlttee on Bducatlon. We will take tho vote of t... Benate oa flenator Pavey'a motlon as dh-ectory under the clrcuaaatancea" Th.- Benate then came to a vota on Benator pavey'a motlon. R"ra;or Pavey aald, whon he v ?- "Thi oppoaltloo to my blll come. fr-.m Tam? many Hall. It has coniral of the Vartoua Boarda of Bchool Truateea This meaaure, ur rather one liko lt, was up here a yeir ago, and Tammany Hall kllled it. and Tammany Hall Inteada, If lt oaa, to klll thla Mll. Tho int.-ntion is to son I It to tho Cltles Commlttee, and, if pot-dMe, to kill lt there. Bdward Lauterhach, the ohalrman of tho Republl oaa County commlttee, was bere yeaterday aa tha repreaentattv. ol Thomas C. l'latt, m iklni. ar rangemei la for the killln* of the Mll. We see the reault of Mr. Lauterbach'a work here to-day." Tbe motlon of Benator Pavey to tranefer tho btll fro.-n tho Commlttee on Citlea to Tt.e Commlttee on Education waa defeated by th. followlng vote: V- i- -Brackett, Bruoh, K. G. Davla Poley. Pord, Harrison, Humphrey, McNulty, Paraons l'avey, Tlbblta, w 11, oa, Wray 11 x.i\< Ahearn, Ballentlne, Brown, Burna Can tor, Coffey, Cog_te.hall, Daley, C, Davla, Bllaworth, Fea ther aon, Oallagher, Orady, Koehler Krum. I/.niy. Lexow, Martin, McCarren, Mullln Mun zinn-r Nuaabaum, Page, Ralnea Belhert, Btewart, fciranahan. Bulllvan, Whlte?29. Beaator Vege then moved that hle btll. tho StratiM bill, be tranaferred from tho commlttee on Rduca l , . to the Cominitiee on Citlea an.l the motlon w ii carrled. Tho Benate coacurred in the Ansombiy am. nd menta ;., tha Lexow bli',. cedlng th" Pafloadea to tho Natlona! Oovernment. The blll now gooa to the Qovernor. THK APPHOPRIATION BILL, DfCRKAgBI) COITRT KXi'KNsi.s m.vki: it si,.._iitt_y I_A)t.JFl< THAN LAR Yi.ATts. Albany, Feb. fi -Mr. O'Qrady, chalrman of tho Waga ani Means <'omrnitte-, to-day roporto.J to the AaeeaaMy the annual APfHropriatlon MU. Thla ineasur.' lw repOfted earllor thln your by from one to three weeka than at any prevtoua aession. It carries apuroprlatlons for the support >,f the Stato gOVerna_eart for the, next flar-al je?r ag?roffatlr.g aboul JlO.OOu.OO.^ and the amount to b? appropriate.1 thla yaar la about $10,OO0 tnoro than was earried in mel year*a Mll, Mr. O'Qrady said to-day that if lt wore not for th>- Change. made ln the oourts I.y the new Con ptltutlea, mi" tL'i".'*^. in apprc-prlailona would havu boen aaved thla year. Compared wlth last year, tho follou,:ik addltlon. to amounts approprlated ar< 1. li ln ihla yo.ir's bi.l: ?10n,U0o for Justlcesi of tho Buprero. Courl and thelr own and stonographers' aalarlc-, n.",..?Xi for the AppeHat. Dlvlalona I2.0U0 for Ibe ^.-oretary of Btnt., 114.000 for the < "orneli Cnl veralty soholarahlp Ineome, 08.OM for the State Ftah, 1 ir. in- nd rnraet CommlBBlon, and i..,6f-> for the mlBcellaneoua raurt reporler* Th. followlng decreases from laat y_a_r*a appro priatkina ar? made: Iegt.lathr. i.rlnting. ter,.00u; f,,r repayment of arroaaoualy paid Stato tuxon, $in. fi??; itomo Cuatodlal Asy um. 08.060; women's re formatory at Hudson, 16<>..-iii; Common School Com rrls^ionors' salarle?. $2S.(i0f); Comp4llaory Kduratlorial law enforoem-nt. I2.(?0 _?____.??_? OPFICBl BY THK RUNDRBD. Albany. Peh. C (Speoial). -Ass.-niblym in AUStln lias Iniroduood a blll whirh ahOWfl in starillnR fashlnn tho oraz" of tho l'latt RepuMican. for ofllce. lt vtrtuaUy authorlae* Jnmwi W. Btewart, th. Btat. Oaa Motor Inapeetor, w'ho aets tha prepos teroualy large ^i.tn of V..""1 u year. to appoint a deputy in-?; ector In every cRy and town ln th> StHt< ". I9Tt -8^8j^ V T8A08 M-RK X_4*7^__. <*9MRELIABIT ^ CARPETS MANY MILLIONS ot _"i:_.?? ivrentyeleht- to _? rul--'l !?> a tajt on woo) elor.e. is rnnst IttMty te 1t tbe e<1lel of ConKr-". I'rul.-tire n.i'1 f'T-thouaht BUB.-'t pur-hnnlnt; .-..n-'i a-hlle we are Btlll ahle to offer y,-u th. cholr.st and rl.ii eet oolured B? r (-..v-r1nai? at the lat. ttm plire- whlch we h?\e for Home tlir.e l?en ablo to oger. Hut the OB-H met. aea tatx b'v">? toat aiw ,.ne,? aM have to be Mi-.l-. and n.-w tha. woal BOOl waa'- are ui. -he m?mi ? f__.-nr.-i-. Wlll not OROW 0. tbe al.rjnlly l?W rate? we oh U'no.l laM Auuuet. K?in?m?rfr, you 00a buy now and pay la:?r. Knr1.lt.1rr re.lucrd to nmUc roi.m for aprlng atock. CASH or CREDIT ^^ (OWPERTHWAIT ^a 104.106 and 108 W?_ 14*9t SrooKlyn -Stores: Flatbush Av. near RiIlonBl RETALIATIOX OX PRU88IA. THE HUBTED-BURNB BILL PABSED BT THF. BENATE. IT I? EXPECTED THAT Tin: OOVERMOB \mi.i. BIOM IT ANI. THAT PRCBBIAM INsi'HA.N.'K COMPANIEB V.'H.I. BE tWTT OUT OP THIS BTATE. Albany, Peb. I - ABBawblyman HubU I and Bena? tor Burna'i lnsur.in.-e ReUllatlon WH haa paaaed the Benate, and now go*. lo the Oovernor, wbo. it is un .mcla'.lv announcei, favor. Ibe rneaaure and wlll Blgn lt The vote .... it in the Senate th i inornlnic was 34 lo 12. The blll pr..v!des thnt wh> ... ver lt shnl appear tO the State .?auprrlntender.t of Insnrai.ee that per mlaalon to traaaaet bualneaa wlthln any forelgn country ln refuaed to a company organlaed ondex the laws of this Btate, after a eertlfleate of aol vi-ncy and good maiiugenvnt of BUCh ,- unpany has been Isstied to It bg the stt1p4rlnt.nde.it ai.d after such company has complled with any reaaonable law of Buch forelgn country requlrlng depoalta of money ot aecurltlee wlth the Oovernment, tr... Bu perlntendenl shal. cancel the authorlty of every rompany organlaed under tbe lawa of auch forelgn (lovernm.'i.t and lloenaed lb do bualneaa In thli Btate and shall refuae .1 eertlfleate to every auch company therenft.r applylna to him for authorlty t? ,1,, i.usi.i.ss 111 this state until hla eertlfleate shall have been du'.y recogntxed by the Oorvernment of such country, Tho blll has been fOUghl stubhorn'.y by tbe two Pruaalan eompanlea now dolng bualneaa here and by tbe Magdeburg Fire Inaurance .' m: .:.,. ol I'runala, the ippllcatlon of whlch f r a rnlaalofi to do buBlne*a In thi- State is pendlng bel .re .-up.-i . tendent Plerc*. "ther forelgn Dre l:i?uiaii..oni Panle" have alao oppuaed ije blll ? Oovmor Morton algna the blll, wh!ch Ita .iipporter. conn ...nt- .xp.-.-t he wl'.'. tho Magdeburg Company a appllcatlon wlll be denled. Th. blll a - pa. a reclpro. al bb wi II as i retallatory rneaaure, and waa urged by the three large llfe Iru iranc. om panlc. of this Btate whlcb, on accoimi ... tne ?.' cua condltlona imposed upon them, wen ruieu mii of pruaala at the Inetlgatlon, It 1. a.acrteii. o tne Pruaalan Inaurai.lompanlea, whieh cou 1 n ,t co n pete with Ihe enterprlae and energy ol the Amerl? can compai lea The blll re elv. I iM vote. ln the Aaaembly to :\ agalnal It, whlle In iba .-.nat.- to day the \..te wus n? followa: ,.,,,.?. reaa?Meaara. Ahearn, Ballentlne, Brown, iiurna, Cantor roggeaha'.l, Daley, .'. l'a.-is. .; A. Davla, Ellaworth, Featheraon, Poley, Oallagher, lirady, Ouy Hlgble. Hlgglna, Koehler, Krum. l. imy, Lexow Martln. McCarren, Mullln, Munalnger. l"agf. Para.ma, Halnes, Belbert, BuJIvan, Wleman, Whlte, Wli. <>x an I Wray 34. N iys Meaara Brackett, Bmah, Chahoon, 1 .fiey, Ford, Harrlson, Humphrey, Maloy, McNulty, Pavey, Btewart and Ttbbltt. II LOOKIXG FOR A COAL TRUST. THE A88EMBLT 0RDER8 AN IXYF.STIC.A TION. TO I'.K MADE HY THK ATTOBNET-OENEBAL--AJI i;.\. ITIN.; PEBBONAL BQCABBLE BETWEEN BPEAKEB i'Hll ANH Mii BTANCrHFIELD. Albany. Feb. I?Aeeemblyman Bobblna'a reao? lutlon provMlng for an Inveatlgatlon of the al leged Coal Trust by th" Attorney-Oeneral waa paaaed by the Aaaembly lo-day b) a vote ol N to 4.' The text of the reaolutlon followa: Whereae, Ortaln tranaportatlon eorporaUona are evldently about to combtae to Increaae ibe prlce Reaolved (lf rhe Benate concur), That the Utor ney-Oeneral be an.i ls hereb) requeated 10 exam ine and Inveetlgate tbe .-harK-s and aacertain whether Buch utilawful combtnatlon or conapira.y exlata or la abo H to b* I irmed; to summon and *x a.'ii.n.- wliness-s; requlrc ihr productlon ot .^ and papera and to conduct auch Inveatlgatlon in any part of the Btate whlch may be moal con venlent for that purpose; unl to institute auch actlona and proceedlnga agalnal corpoi itlona 01 Indlvldual. ns thi- fa--ts deveioped upon s.ii inve - tlgatlon may Juatlfy; ai-o to trati.mli to tho Legtslature a copy of actlon taken by hlm In 1 proceedlnga; furtiier Reaolved, That if ln the oplnlon ih* Mtornei General h" ne. .J further legifllatlon to enable hlm to carry on .ni-h Inveatlgatlon h- rep-.rt fortn with to the Houae. Mr. KobblnK advocated the adoptloa of lha reso? lution. It was ti fact be aald tbal the tranaporta tlon i-ompanlos were about to comblne to the dls advantage of coal eoaaumcra, An amendment waa offered by Mr. Btanchfleld that tha power of In? veatlgatlon b<- glven u i commlttee of ti.e Houae and not to a State offlcer. Mr. .t'.irady sald lt was BtfWng* that the gel tle man from Cbemung ahould antagonlae Bueh .1 Iuai r. soiition. Th.- Houae Intendi d to have an lnv< sn gatlon, and th- object of referrlng ll to the Attor? ney-Oeneral was tO BBVe the h.avv eXpenae Of i'i Inveatlgating commlttee. Mr. COrady moved the prevtoua queatlon, whlch wa. order. l Th.- rn-" mlnute. thal enaued after tt.e orderlna of the prevloua queatlon waa the moal 1 alnce Ihe scsslon opened. Th. Bpaakei B*ked If Mr. Btanohfleld Intended lo preaa hla amendmen! provldlng that the Inveatlgatlon be placed In tbe banda of a commlttee of thw Houae. "I do," rejilied Mr Bl tn -hflel l "Then." sald the Bpeaker, "you must aend your ' amendment to th-- deak In wrttlng." "I haven't it arrttten," aaawrred the mlnorlty leader. The Bpeaker was aboul t 1 rula lt oul when Mr. O'Orady aaked th.u Mr. Btanchfleld be ailowed to state his amendment. The Bpeaker ; hesitated. ani tb.- healtatlon aaa m-i artth 1 I vlgoroua pr....-st from Mr. Btanchfleld. Ruahlng | into tht- well and ahaklng h 1 han I :it th* Bpeaker, ii.- declared that th" majortty la.k. l courage, 1: feared ro meet th" laaue of the appoUitmenl of a commlttee. ??And you, too. Mr. Bpeaker." b.- cried. comimc up nt 131 nearer to th,- Sp-akcrs <.u*u, "you, too, lach th.- ruumi;.- and shrlnk from natnlng th,- enmrnl'' I ? You ko ahead ani name thnt commlttee if you dar< . und then take tbe coliseiiu.ii.".-.' Pouadlag loodly upon th..- deak wlth hli gavel, th" Bpeaker shout'-d bach at Mr. Btanchfleld thal tbe sp.aker dld not luck courage, but be dkl aol pro j.o-e t.j have Jelay caus<-1 iy Mr, Btanchfleld, "Then name the commlttee, Mr. Sp aker, name tb,- commlttee," retorte.i Mr. Buncnfleld, atlll ? atiKnly shaklt.g hla llsts as he atood m th?. well "The majortty as well as the speak.r hav* tha ' courage of thelr lonvictlons nnd ar* nol l? i>?- ln ] atructed by the mlnorlty," cried tlie Speak.r. stili poimdliig upon the desk. "Well, Mr. 8t,eaker." sald Mr. Btanchfleld, "1 de ' rrand that the n-solutlon lle ov.-r until 1 O'dock, so thut the minority may examlne It." Bpeaker J-'lsb aald that be could not allOW thi-, a' 1 1t WOUld cauae Uelay. and waa dangeroua, as tli" ri.tiate had a slmllar resoluiioii under conaMera "?'v'es " tnterrupted Mr. Btanchfleld, "dangeroua to ; you i.ecausi- you ar- af.a 1 ol your inajorlly. ' 1 A4,ain th- SiH-aker rapped for order, and he tle : clared the queatlon to be upon the Btanchfleld 1 amendment to provlde i". an Inveatlgating com? mlttee on the part of th. Houae. Mr Plnn refuaed 10 vote. ihe Bpeaker called for th* aergeant-at arma, wh.. atepped to Mr. Flnn'a slde. ai (bla Mr. Plnn expialned his vote, und voted In the utllnnat.v". When Mr. Btanchfleld 11 iun." was caued ha pro ceeded to explaln hla vote. ??out of uriieri" .-rl.-j th>- Bpeaker. "Iii- gent.e "1 make the'polnl of order thai 1 have the rlghl to exnlata my vote," sald Mr. Btanchfleld, igain ruslviip. down' Into tin Well of thi Cbamb I a;. 1 ?tand:ng with i.i- arma llfted abova tli- .tenog rapher'i io-au. ?..,.it of order. Nothlng i? In oMer exo.-j,! the rolicall," wus Mr. Kisb's reply, a.- he rappeo wlth "l appeaJ from tbe dectelofl >,f the Chatr!" erled Mr. Btanchfleld. "Out of order. The gsntleman wlll be aeated, .-.-.! i the speaker Mr. Btanchfleld began ao argument, but tb.- Bpeaker d-ciured that h< had no right to ?lebate. and threatened hlm wlth .-. flne lf na d I not take his aeat. Mr. BUnchfleld iai down, aay ln< that hc had nodtslre to pay .iny mon.-y to tt,, niatority. Mr Btanchfleld'* umm*n<lm*nt w^s I08I by a vote ot 71 aaya to 40 y.-as. and th. orlglnal reaolutlon waa ,,'1 pted by a vot. if H yeas to fl aay. Tbe AsaenrMy to-day paaaed Mr. Plnn'* hlll, j.ro b'hirlnis- tli'- dump.i.K of r.-fuoe from ..?? aaawall o." ItittTV I'ark. N.-w-York City, an ! Mr. Mn >hall's. compeillng publlc accountanta to obtaln Re Konts' eertlfleate, \??emblvman OttO K'-mpncr tO-daj int.-..due d i blll Drovldlng th.it Bchool-teachera who havu aerved for' th'rtv-iive coatlnuoua yaara In New-York ?'ir> ? hall upon thelr appllcatlon, be relreved from f irther aervlce bv tne Board of Bducntlon. ...1 an hi'IiimI pTslon of a r.im not 1-ss than on -half ? the Hilary recelved by them. Among tbe oth.T bllla Introduced were the followmg Hv Mr Btanchfleld-AmendTng th- Code ... pro vi.la thui ro convlctlon ahall bv.bad upon .-. plei If aruiitv wh. n tbe crlme if whlch ^uch plea of Sf.iilv ia B-ade la pualababie by d*?th. ^By* Mr mdrldge^Approprlatlng H0.8W for tb* aiaTie Eneineer t? eontlnue Ibe aarvey ..f tba upper iiu'lson Rlver Valley, with a rtew to provldlng meana for reatorlng wati r powet to m i.-owr,.ira ?I Mr Koater-Ex?mptlag the reai property of rafniaiera iad prteata ta' the ralae af UM from UHvllMr (Jregorx Flxint; at |L|0l the sa',ari*? of ,he attendants .,f th* ?uprame Court nnd Court of (len.ral Sesnions ln New-TOTB '.it). Hv Mr Stanchlleld-i'rovdlng for f.ur year. .1"iy of medicine nnd attendance on four ragutar eouraea of a medieal Inatltutlon of not leea than *x montha each at legal'.y Ineorprated medteal eol Ki prrllmln.iry to i-.-.-lvlna ihe .."irree of baOalar *_tr?Mrf A_8Un^proprtatiBi BMlOOl for .-oinpiet Ing the Rtvereldc Park improvcnicntb la New-Tora A TRAP FOR BURGLARS.1 .,?.-. a rowd.led in fmnt of the aaw rt r< on t!.ufheoat ,,,rnor of Broodwa. IM Uran.l .t...-:. wato.iln* men pflBl Btrtpi "f ' 1tiV*.*1 iii" BW .1,..., n tii" a ..I of tbe i li re. ; n Inqulry it we* foaad Ibal ti ?? itora wn> belm protected rr,,m bar_.l-.ry. A eurraat of el?e trir-itv i? kepl ap .,i.r Ihetc trlpB of Ml, twlween ihi-- rtore and the ofllee of the Hola-M Electrlc Protertlve Company. in.l lf one et thej.- atrlpa :- broken by cuttlna thrnugti ihe wall. >,r partttkm, mi alartn Ib Immedlatel) mninded ?t lhe tiurKii.r ? ..,n, ? ,!?',. ?? Whi lake 11??- ebaaep <>f wini. roi.iioili e.ery ner eaal Me oiienlnx to yimr uliire 1'im be prol.-oloil from bnrnlnr>. aiul oonneoted *rltll ll (Vntrill Dfllre of Ibe H0LME3 ELECTRIC PROTECTIVE CO. tt Cortlandl Bl I U Baal 14'h str.-.-t. M8 Broadway. I 7S9 Sth Av., cor. 4_M Bt Clty Includtng Ihe viaduct croaalng at Nlnety Blxtb-.'.. By Mr Malone?Provldlng for tho conatructlon ?>f a brldge over the Mott llaven Canal al One-hun dred-and-tnlrty-flfth-at., New-York Clty, and np proprlatln.; 130.000 BAVINQ CITT HALL PARK. THK Mt'KITIPAI- I'-ril.l'IN.i lili.l. T.i Iii: REFORT ed an.Kii.-i.i.Y ilbany, Peh. fi Th" Benate i'ltle?. Commiti'-o hn?. dedded to reporl adveraely Benator Paga*. Mll authorlxlng th.- Board of Batlmate and Apportton meni Of tho Clty of New-York to teeel and fnrnlsh in Clty Hall Park a munlctpal M_l_dlng. Benator Page him*'if mad. tho mntlon to report adveraely, il.ommltte* votinj. with hlm. The reaaon for the adverae report is Thut publl.- oplnlon ln New Y,,'W I? iKi.in.it the blll nnd a_rnlr.-t any mon- en? ? r lacbmom on i ity Hall IVirk. Th,- commlttee baa agreed t,< r ; >>n fnvorably Benator Poge'e blll, provldlna for addltional bulld Inga for the ? -ir" of -..'k. ir.fi: rn and ile.tlttite per aona in New-York, and Benator Pord'B. provldlng ? r the en Ilon of puMIc batha In Now-York. - -? ? BTRONO RACKINO POR Mt'LLHALI.. Alb.ny, Peh. 8 Jamea C RTarlna of Albany, lo day i-r pented ta th. Oovernor a prtltlon algned by 7"' membera of th" Jamea C. Haatlng l ? i latlon ,,f ihe XVth Bnd XVIIIth Aaaembly dlatrteu, New Y-.rk CMy, 'iririivT the appotntmenl of M. M. Mul ball aa Btat. Pactory Inapet-tar Mr. Mul hall m ia prea nt, .md ln hla own i,"hiir flled letter fr,.m promlneni RepuKlcana nrglng hla appolntment, aml alao Iniloraement. from the laal two RepubMt-an Natl mal . the B?e 'utlve C immlttee Republl ? in Bl ite Ci mmltl -. and ih.- R pub Hean ? o.iiitv eommltteea of New-Tork, Albany aad , i... , i __. -. ? 77/ E VENEZ UEL A X 81 DE A GAIX 3ENOR ANDRADE AMU8RD AT COMMAND ER MARKHAM'B AKCl'MKNT ORAVB FI.A.VS IN THE 8TATEMENT OP THB PRBnOENT OP THE ROTAL OEOORAPHICAt BOCIETT?THE VSKEZt'ELAK EVI iumi: ai.M'ist i:r\i,v POB THB L'MTED BTA1 K8 COMMI88ION Washlngton, Peb 8 Beftor Andrade, th" l*en eaalan Mlnlater, waa amuaed to-day by the htb'i mrtit sot forlh by Commander Clamenl Markham. prealdenl of Ihi Royal Oeographlcal Bodety, ln "Tha Tlmim, ' of London, of Rngiand'a a?-call?*d In dtaputable rlghta t-. all lhe Raaequtbo baaln to the weat ward of the already abandom I Bchomburgk llne. The Mlnlater aaya th.- artlcle, comlng from an ofllcer of tho Brttlah Oovernmeni and theret ?? glven auch pr.Inence, la .-, mleleadlng hi lu elualona, whlch are reached from utterly fa ,,.,.mu,., thai ani one who baa conaldered Ui" offlclal doeumenta In the . ioe m tuld aee th.- abaurd ;.,- of it, but th? publlc generally mlght be apl l attacb aome Importanoe to tha atalementa whkh apparently are Inaplred by tbe Ballabury Oovern no nt. Hv the treat) ' Munater of I-4I between Bpaln and Holland. Bpaln'. right up the Beaequlbo araa n ognhu-d, and by iho treaty ?'? 171- wlth i| i n Oreal Brttaln obllgat" '- heraelf lo defend Bpaln'a provlncea ^ ftxed by lhe Munater Wlth thla undei-BtandlnitC imman lerMarkh im i r. r erence lo the treaty ol 1811 ; ik< ? .. aea llghl ''" i ly oppoalte to hli bb ertl m. Thal treat! waa b. twean On .1 Brll ila Bnd th. S< therland. I i which the laflei i irfi ridered to lh. former "the Capa of Oo "i H'"." ???' i il ? eataMUl m. al f Demerara, Biwequlbo and BerMce." Commandei M rkh ira ?n lhal lh< - - i Uahment ol E.;. '? <hi- treaty I watera dralnlng Ihto lh. Baoequlbo Rlver ar. Britlah rontentton ut,':i I homi irgh ihrew oul [,,ri of it and Lorda Oranvllli and R ?? bery aban loni d m. -? of ll i remaln li. i- -.;.,? r,--t. irith \ ? ? ? ??'' to pr ive before arhl : itora or to the V* m ? -? ? '' imml I n ;?;, >lnt. '. Prealdent Cl< ind that "the eatabllahmentB of j i. merara ! equlbo and Berbk " weri imall :;r,nip? ,,f Imt'-h p!:int i'I . ?' lh th? ' rl ? t| namea, not e?t< Ung bark fr-.m Ihe ? i | .,- . h. m mi ;< irt not . ? n j . ';?.? 1 .. lai Iwentj n . .? y<-,'? .ifi'-r lh" tr<-.it v. w'il. ?> . . thi ti. - ' ? i ? , ?? il fr "ti Holl ind The "xn t llmltfl and oanerahlp of all theae plantatlona ,ir- matter. of r.ird up n w hleh N'.-ri.-zn- ,. I-. ,n Odenl lhal Uiillsh nKgreaBlonB, whlrh nevei , ??? li 1 untll by force ln ib>- p.i>.t flfteen yeara, wlll .,.? pi .,\ ??.?. unwarr mli i r An I ? . I. ui 1 all Ihe Vena lelan ofllrl iln havo repeati II) called attentlon to the algnlfl tr. '. ? thal whlle Bmclnnd haa ;, ii forth all aorta <t n) valld "M :? :. - i.::i- ln li"'.: Bllpporl hi- ??..?:: ! ? ? :, nhown Veneauela on thi ,,'l".: hand ha led ? : l- of Ihe fa tta and b.i>, n.r , ? . ? I her efforta ?., have Ibe matter Inveatlgated by an) Imptii llal Irlbunal B.'flor Andrala this mornlng r??? ?.\ ?? i from Bni llah oui ?- -i eopy of lhe >.:!i 'lai reporl ,?! Oo. i Llght. of Hrltlah Oulana, dellvered to Parllamenl ?. ,i, ,!ii|..itii...| by .i map ?>< the t.rowi -howlna the *x*v\ rxtenl .,f all Britlah p ? .- niMi a ii,- i "ii, mulnland ai i) . t iln-- The aettlement* >>t RaBequlbo dld nol extrnd i,\ r twent) :n. ??? above the mottth of thal rlver, and v. ? . ? ualvely to Ita en ?t< i n bank ln terrltory a'hlch Veneauela doea not ?11-? an_:?-. .it.-i never haa dlaputed. Bome llutrh plantatlon-, mo?l ..f them .ii'in loi.e i. ara ahourn ,>r tbe Oulana coaai between lhe BaBeuulbo and Pomaron, bul wer confeaaedlj or doubtful legallty .it ilo- llm. Th- preparatlon of Veneauelan evMenre for th. \.<o ,.f th- Commlaalon appolnted by Prealdenl Cleve lan i in nearly completed, nnd it ortll ba i reaented in about teo daya, BfALET-PREVOBTfl REQUB8T T"<> LATE A PO_Nlint.T \ AI.r.MU.i; imi. i'Mitnt |N THE VENEZ UELAN DI8PITB II > " ALREADT BEEN 8BBT Tn THE U'.ITISII MINIS'I i:ii w aahtagton, Prh. * The receni dlapatch from s- - attla aanounclng that ? valuable manuociipl r port "f 400 page. had been aeni t<> Rngland In eom pllance wlth ? raqueat from Lord Ballabury, ls noi Btrtctly accurate Tho pareel hn been t<oiit b) expraoa to the Britlah Ambaaoador here, wh,,, ln replj 1 > an offer to aubmll it for examlnatlon, wr,.t. thal ii" ? h ,iM be glad to took at It, ?n-l yeaterday i" elved a telegram announdng that lt had been forwarded to hlm SlrJullan Pauncefote wlll prob? ably v-nd it, when racelved, t-, Lord Ballabury, ir the owner permlta, and the locumeni appeara to i, i\-. ur- 1 ..'i ia evMence m th" boundary dlapute, The Veneauelan Commlaaton la aald lo b. m< w!,:ii ebagiined thai thla repon ahould hava be* 1 . u th- drt.poaal ol om ,,f tt." dlaputant* when there ln a poaaiMllty it may i:,-\-.-r i." pr. i. i ,1- evldenoe Becretary Malet-Prevoal ,,nh dlacovered the exlatence of tho ,1 ,,'uin,;it throug!i ,1 newap.iper publlcatlon, and waa unable t.. learn untll 'i 1 -,!? ? the whcraabouta ,,f Ita ,.\. n.-r. v.-hm wh >t:i ).. prompth fommunlrated, aaklng lhe op portunlty t,, ,x..:itti.' the document, but, ns it up p.ii.n, bla requeat came t,>o late, POR INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION. PHOPIMBRD I'l.AN I.Y ? ITIZl N's OP i|||.-.\.;.i TO AgCBRTAlM PtIBIJC BRICnMENT ChlcBpn, Peh. fi Tweaty-aeven promlneni dtlsena yeaterday slan..! ih.ir namea to an addreaa 10 "tha prea an I pe. ple" whlch contalni iho followlng sii? geatlen of Intarnattonal tott-rc-at: Wi- auggeat and propoae thal lhe people of all citlea an 1 ' 'wna f the I'lii-.n ,1: thelr meetlnga to relebrate irt" birth of waaklngton or at apeelal meetlnaa called for the purpoae on ihi- Bunday afternoon next foftowlng, ,>r ln the meetlnga of th. :i aoetetieo, olubi>. ,-hurohcs. 500l.il. r.lUloiii. ,,;? rommarclal nrgantsatlona nearaat ln tlme lo Waah liiKtoti'a Blrthday, sii.iii embody thelr vtowa aack mblagi In its own way. on th. foUowlng quoa tn.ii.-: i. Do ?v wtoh lh. Oovernment. of tlw L'nlted .sijite^ and i.reH' Brltala, bi formal treaty, to , ..I..1-1 ir__.Ui 1I01 ,. thi metho.1 of concludtng all dlffereneea which may f..n of aettlement by diplo mi ". bei m ? en tb. two Powi rn'.' .'. whal 1. your oplnlon of war aa a mode nf de -? Ung controveralea betwean the l'nlted Htates and On .t Hrlt iln" i)r. William c. Or.iy. No. eo Dearborn-et, Chlcago, and William K. Dodga, Na. 11 i'lifT-.-t . N.-w-York, will ri.oivo th.- procecdtnge, which Bhoald t..- aeni ln duplh ite, nnd arranwo thom for traiiHinla-loti to t,,c Prealdent <>f tho Unlted rttates ?nd the Quaen of Enaland. Ballgtoua am'. aecular newapapera througnoui 'bo country aro hIk.i requeated to g'.ve the propoaltlon thelr aanctlon nnl ur^- ihe co operatlon ol th,- people, Amoaa th.- xiKiors of iha addreaa _r< Mayor Kwlft. Marsha'.l l'*',el,l. .Joorfe M. Pilllman, l.yin.ui j. OagaL Potter Palmer, Marvtn H.uniti, w. T Muki r. Charlea 11 Farwell, Cyrua R. McCormlek Fraakl'.n MacVeogh, i.amber. Tree, T. ls. Black 1 Bton. and Kranda B. Peabody. CHIKF CABBAL UNBEABABLK FRANCE WANTi THK 0U1ANAN-BRA_511> IAN DI8PUTE BETTLBD AT ONCE. AN ARBITRATOB ALREADT CHOBaTN?RBBBM*. Iit.AN.K Ti> THK AJfOtaC^VgWBZCBUAN QUAR RKL --Hli'H <'.<jU< riELOB IN TtHI PIBPUTEO TKHKIT. <HY. Parla, Feb. 6.?The Paris preaa declaree that the poaltlon of Praaoe as regaida the attltude of Cabral, the native chicf wbo la occupylng the terrltory in Oulana clalmed by tho Prench, la be comlnp unbearai.ie. Natlonal dlgnlty, the pspera say, reipiirea that Urazll shall Imnvllately ome to a aettlemenl of har fllfferencea wlth France nv.r the South Amerlcan terrltory belonging to the latter. The Parta preaa bl more eXClted ort the above queatloa that M. de LAmothe hlmself, thp new Oov ernor of Prenijh Oulana. la his apeech receatly de Hvered al Ibe opealag >>f th.- CouncU Oeneral of the COloay he sald tliat prevlously to his departure from Parta th" prtaclpl* of arbttratloa had beea ac cepted, and tha- taa arMtrator had been ehoaen. He also added that he soon expected the adoptlon of B modus vtvemll. deatlaed meatiwblie to insure ln the Franco-Hruzllian COateatcd terrltory the se rurtty of peraoae and propertlea. it was report.-d tbal the arbitrator would be the Klng of Bweden or the Preetdeat of the Bwlaa Bapubllc, and that, al any rate. tbe Hruzlllan Commlssloner would tte Baron de Rlo Braaco, Ibe aame dlplomatlat wbo suc ceeded in obtalnlag laat Pebruary from Prealdenl Cleveland, bi arbitrator, the i.w.ird la favor of Hraxtl ln tbe dlapute concernlng th* conteated terrl? tory between that country and Argentlne. lt appeara, however. that tbe modua vlvcndl apoken ..r b) I: ivernor de Laraoth* ha* nol yet I.n put into practlce, f<>r aeveral complalnta bave been lenl to thi Prench Oovernment. Brasll h:.s re peatedly d*c:ared thal Cabral was nol one of ita oltlclal*. bul th" high-handed proceedlnga of that ni.ii, s. .-in nol yel to bave been auppreaaed. Cabral had BBBumed authorlty, thr..- yeari ago, over Mai t, ,',....- ,; ,. aroi Connaln, In the conteated terrltory. ln ;-..i I,.. kllled Captaln Lunler and aomi Prench regulari who had been aent on board the gunboat li.'iit;.i.i t.) M. Charveln, then Oovernor of Cayenne, to Mapii, ln order to reacue Captaln Trajane, k.-pt in prlaon b> Cabray. It was s,?,n after that event that t> . Braalllan ano Prench Oovernment. entered Into actlve negotlatlona and accepted the prln.tiple of arbltratlon to aettle th. dlapute. The oiiestlon at slak.- ia aomewhat slmll.u ... that ii.-tw.-.n V tneauela and England, The Prench clalm lhal tbe cwiteeted t.-rritoiy whlch Hea aouth ward of th.-ir cokmy of Oulana belonga to th.-n. whoae frontter would thua be brought :o ihe Am aaon Hlver, as tbe Engliah clalm th* Ortnoco for th- llrnlt of their own tluiatia The dlapute be tween Fraoce and Braall, ab, ut th.- conteated ter? rltory ls nn o'.d on-, lik.. that between Veneauela and England; and Braall acta on the queatlon aa the b. ir of Portugal. whi.-h owned the terrltory frorn the tlme of its diecovery. Moreover, tbe poa a.-aalon of g'.M fleld. exerclae. Ita Influence it. tha k'ranco-Braslllan conteat, aa well as ln the Anglo Venezuetan ona. From June 24 to Deceraber -4. !m<i. native gold repreaentlng C.iMO.OOO, extracted ?>,. , :.?..,?. i terrftory, haa been brouarhl to the Prench jiort of latm Naaelre by veaaela from Cay? ' TBE BLACK HOUE" OUTDOXE PRIOHTFtTL AND BICKENINO>BORRORB OP THE TURKIBH PRJSONB. IRMBNTAN8 PACKED UKE BEA8TB IN PEN8 AND KEPT POB M..NTHS WITH01 r TIHAI- NO I.Pil'T BO AlH. NO BOOM TO HEBT IN THK Kiill, I.17N.-' "IT IB A UVINO URAVE, A Vl.silU.K HKI.U A \v..iti.l> artTH Ol'T OOD " Lond ti. .I.m fa. The Unlted PTeaa correepond .?ni ln ?' natantlnople, wrltlng under the date of Januarv J5, s.i) s The w< rk ? f making oul the al itlatl ? ih ut the ? untleaa amallei villag | ea on lUiwly, bul -;,. ws thal Ihe worat had noi been reallx. I 1 areful llal of thoae kllled al Adalman. near Aln ibowa th-- number to hav- been 1,060, but ???a f whom wer. women and chlldren Boldlera -,i. ;.. iiird ut after three daya1 work waa d me and are n ?a prote tlng Chrtatlana. T* i atl .ng - tn \ lalman were fllled wlth Ihe pruml nent > n i wealthlei claaa of Chrtatlana, who, tl.u.-, ...|. realated itta ka, The bulldinga were i.i, lermln. .1 and ilr.'d with keroaene and cotton and ii general horocauat wus the reatilt. Over i era ns were it. ? n h dw< lllng B >th itatned membera of the local governlng ird Of th* four 'hurehee two were rulned and ii,, urned II ih uld h ? n tl ? d In all theae ;. ?? r unta tbal buildlng. were iften apared thi igh fear thal the n r. mlghl be communlcated to Moalem <lw~lllngs a larg* number of vtllagera had tled f.r aafety Into Furnea, near Maraah, and Rnally there wa. ? xr-'it alaughter .f ev*.rybody In Purnex Iteelf, no authentl letall* f whlch can be glven; lo.t aome three hundred ar trnen and chlldren were brmight t" Maraah, where lh*y wera atnwed al flrat ln the Thlrd Proteatant "'hur. h. and after? ward dlvlde.1 among the cummlttee. of the clty, s.-v. nty-five falllng t. the PrnteBtanta, wh . celved them Into Ihelr already Impovert.hed homea, Al Maraah the rellef ls glven al tli" rate of f.uir .-..His a head each aaeeh .lust befora the last maaaacre al Oorfa, the Chrtatlana there pald t2o f..r the Oovernment t > si'ti.l two telegrama t.< Conatantlnople expreewing th. ir thanka aml loir* t.. the Bultan. Theae tele grama had been wrung oul ..f them by the threat: "lf you do nol slgn, you are r*bela." "A COMPLBTE IDEA OP IIKI.L" A college gridiiat.. wh... ii few yeara ago, was put itit.. the Maraah prlaon uscd often to say tliat ii.i further experlence was needed to ael before one a complete Idea <>( hell. There ls in .I.- comforl In bundrede ..f the atablea in thal rlty than In this overcrowded receptacle ..f ! andreda ..f men. wb.. are thrown Into it with or withuiit reaaon, many of whom are kept ln there wlthout trlul f..r montha Preachera, priests. educated men nn.l the loweat crtmlnala are .. t in together almoet as cloaely as cattle lu a frelght traln. No f.I ls ever glven to them by the authorttlea, bul tbe frtenda of each .un- must bring it day by day. lt tlrst go.-s into th* banda of the Turklah guarda, who eal aa much as tbey v.lsti. and then glve t.i thi ir frtenda whom 111? - Ooverntnenl crowda upon the prtaonera for .support. und the part remaln .tiif is handed orer t>. the prtaonera. Durlng tbe lat.- dtaturbance, when li.'.'J men were maaaacred, nol a Moalem waa arreated, but Chrtatlana were ei i/.id wtthoul .. siiow of reaaon, and there they contlnued In tb.-u "Black Hole of <'al cutta" month aft.-r month, with. ut any proa peel >.f trtal, an.l stiii lesa <if any Hh..w ..f Juatlce when tb.-y are examlned. The fact thai a man ls a hurnari belng aeema to have no place In the crtmlnal eod. .f tha land. and yel an educated Turh can dlacourae .as Intelllgently upon tho humanlty thnt la common to man ua any other educated Ruropean. Th.- followlng communlcatlon ls .lirectly from ,i man who haa been lylng ln that hell-hole f.?r uv-r b month, and is no more worthy of such inatmei.t than thouaand* ..f the readara of this letter. it is glven ns s nt. with the eseeptlon nf a few worda <>f explavnatlon Interapereed to make it fullv Intelllglble to Occldental readara: ".?ur conditlon in pris.m paaaea dcscription. Only he wh" eeoa can underatand it. Most >.f the occupanta of every room are Chrtatlana. bul many are Moalem. L4fe w.,ul.l be a Bhade more tolerable If the aubjact race were not cm pelled ihus to Baaoctate with the domlnanl race, wbosa temper, taatea and hablta are s.. dtffer , nt into '...?? Bmall room twenty paraona are crowded. Exeept a faat Moalerna, not a alngle peraon has room enough ...i the bare n>..r t.? ?ur itcn "iii and lie ilnwn. Por ftilly atxteen houra In the nlghl tin- doora of the r.na are aii locked. Hence every eorner .?f the room becomea foul. and the Btench from thla con tlnu'.tis conditlon, na wi-ll as the 4>:lor fr?.m tlie : llttle .'hurciiil whi.-h ls burned in un open braxler by day. i. anendurable. ln .me of theae small i-iiumH aometimea twenty cifrarctf-R are Bmokuig at once. fHKMTIANH PORCBD TO PBBD MOSLBM8. "out ..f the small amount of food whlch raaohaa u?, tbe Chrtatlana are obllgad to fe.-.i the Moalem. c.inflned there. Iiintead of "atlmr ] tiieinselvis. the Chrlstlans are eompelled to ; BUppiy f".?l to these men Tbe oppreaalon of , the domlnanl rm-e (..ntiini'-s evan her*. lt la i tyranny wlthln a lyranny. la ararf room SIX DOLLARS IN GOLD FOR EVERY BOND MU^ TBE COVERN. Public confidence is like a roek! Where are the croakers? Where are the timid ones? The thrill of this new certainty has flashed through the business world like an electrical inspiration! AMERI. CAN CREDIT IS WITHOUT A FLA Wl Of course this means a new impulse to trade. ft will set cautious millions of money again on the movet it will put idle hands at work; it will eneourage invesU ors, deuelopers and spenders._ Wehave many great lots bought during the late uncertainty at\m than wholcsalc prices are likely soon to be. But no matter how hgk valucs may go. or may promise to go, our aim ib to see how httle pn* we can put on high-grade goods^_ MUSLIN UNDERWEAR Three sp.dal loil at "p-ci.il hours to-dny?*-o that oiit-of-towncrs c.m have ;i dUHKC M them. At 1.901*. M.?WOgood, fine, heavy mwbn Dnwmt, wide hem, fine pleata, IS.: the Mk kind At :t P. M ?I'erc.ileShirt W.iists, l.ui'ider.d collar .md cuffs, .1 Kttle muued during January s.ile, 50c and $l kind* at 30 .in I SO, At 8.80 P. M. -200 good, fine cambtic f.orset (.overs, iquare neck, trimmed neat embroiderv, 12c; wete S-C FOR THE GIRLS pace crow } 60c I yd. ed with Jlisl the wcarthing. A town lot o! they'II want. (.otton 'bnn.l-ttc aiul cream eiderdown Miort Coats for the I, o and 4-ye_u old., $1.50 and $-. Lawn Aprons, lace trinime.l, tluted ruftle around neck and sieeves, 4 to 19 yeat-. .it 50. Twottylesof lackett, lt, 10 and 18 yeat riiss, plain and rough cheviot, ripfde back, e?tra full sieeves, 13.75 and 15; orginglly $7.50 and Mi. Jackets, several styles, rough and phin cloths, this season's goods, have been $12. S0 to $13.50, now 97.50 md $10. Long t;oats, pjain and rough cloths, most of them pretttly trimmed, not all si/e. in each style, but all si/es m the lot, ?l tO 14 yrs , $..; were $!) to $11. Infants' cotton .lannrlctte SackN pinked edges and ribbon at neck, p:nk-and-white, blue-and-white, 15c. Infants' Sack., pmk, bhie :'nd cream (.inderella cotton tlann.l, Nailor coOar, ribbon at neck, 25c. Infants' Sacks, wool eiderdown, cro-heted edgc and ribbon at ne.k, cream blue aiul pmk. 50c Infants' Wrappers, cottonflattnelette, Wue-and-wWte, pink-and-white itripea, pmked edgc, ribbon at neck, 30;. WOMEN'S SWEATERS Comfort with style. All the pretfy color combina tions. and the neweat, Ti.itti.--t shapes, $3, $3.85, $5, $?. $9. ASTOR LIBRARY, 35c Nearly 170 title. o( lUlldard Bookl st:ll in tlie lot and 70 titl.s ol Knti.h a:id . Ijsm_.iI I'oet.?all at 35c thr vol. Bound in half leather, gilt backs, marbled edgei BROAOWAY 9t-_-IOihSti. POURTHAVE. Succta?cms to A315tkvka_kt St ?C?_ CARPET REMANTS Some of the best grades and best patterns in the store are at half and less?just because the pieces are short-4 to ,0 yards. If you have rooim that will lit >ou__b carpet two for tlie price of one. $2 M Wiltons $1.50 Axminsters $1 25 Vetvets 91 25 Brussels Brinjsr room size. Nothing reserved. VALENTINES Senlimental, sensible, soft, serious, jingly. jargony-. every sort that tlie standard makcrs send out. Mr. ani Mrs. Grayheod, don't tum up vour noaea, the yoime, folks will fir.d just as much fun in Valcntmes as you once did. We have made this great gathermg for thtsi in tlie Book Store. I'lat Cards, beautlful lithographtc designs, J to 12.. Lace Valentin.s, lots of tmsel and glitter, j to 31c. Novelties in a world of curious designs and shapes, Uc to $1.95. FOR THE BOYS For sledding or sliding or stamping about or schooU ing?and nothing extra to pay because stvles are right. Fine velvet Fauntleroy (.ontinental or ii-piece Suits, various colors, silk lined, 3 to 8 years, $12 kind at $4.75. Very heavy all-wool mixed cheviot Short Trousera, 4 to 14 yrs., 75c; $1.25 kind. All-wool tlanncl Shirt Waists, laced front, plratad back, sailor collar, 4 to 13 yrs., 75c; onginaUjf 11.15. Blue Fnglish cheviot 2-piece Suits, double breasted, trousers with double seat and knees, patTt waut band. stzes 8 to 15, regularly 16.00, at $5.50. Admiral Suits, fine blue and fancy mixed cheviots, dela.iiable caidin.il sailor collar. prettily trimmed, si/es 3 to 7, at $4.25; the $7 kind. UMBRELLA SALE Trouble in a tactory. We bought the stock at haH Three lots. Close rolled Umbrellas on rods and on stick< with beautlful assorted handles. taffeta silk, twilled silk, fine umon silk, in black, $2.50; usually $5 Lmbrellas that u*ua!ly sell at $7 are SLSO. Fiw taffeta, twilled ot Fnglish l.aventine silk. Fxquisite silk L'rnbrel.as that have sold up to |1( this one time at $5. BROAOWf $1aJ_l4M__k roumiAve. there ar<' a few Agh__a or principal M'i?l>-m-<, .1: ! every Chrlstlan mual contrlbuta nonajr to thelr lordablpa. Thoae who wlthhold auch con trtbutlona are not allowed t.. all down Among th,- Intnatea of the prlaon are twenty or thlrty rowdlea and bulUea under whom tho Christtana mual oerve aa manlal Blavaa Tbera ls ao reepect, no plty. Th.- horrtble blaaphemlea ,-an not ii" deacrlbed. There la no book, no Blble, I... work, ii', aleep Every man la covered wlth the awarmlng vermln wlth whlch tha unaraahad r.na of the prlaon teetn To clcan ouraelvea is Impoaalble. Son and then th?> rumor Bweopa through iii" prlaon thal we are all to be put to death, aii'l all ,,iii hearta mell llke water. Tbe t, nii..-- darkneaa of the nlght, tht euraeg and Btrlpea Infllcted from tlme to tlme cauae ua t,> llve In the valley ..f the ahadow of d.-ath. It is a llvlng grave, a vlalble hell, ? world wlthout 1; ,1. Oul ,f this throng of prlaonera mora than ;. hundred .;:? in dall) auffering frum 111 -? gnaw Imkt; of hunger and frum nakedneas, but there la no one to plty. Many praylng men are lempted to ceaae praylng, man) are tempted ta ehange over to the Moelem falth. In truth all of us ur" duiiil,; whal t,, sav we know :n.t. We are wearied of th. long allence; our eyee are atratned wlth watchlng, our bonea a.-he, our prayera are deaploed by the revllera Nlght ls 11 -I nlght, and <ia> ia nol day. Our RrW Ih our food, ,ur aleep la weeplng, _Por how long h tlme muat ??? crj r Oh, Lord, wlll Thou hlde Thyaelf forever? How long wlll Thy anger burn nk.- iii'-' And yel aom ? of us iire Baying: Though He Bla. me, yei wlll l trual ln Him.' ? VVher wlll thi Chrlatlan atateamen and phl lanthroplata "f the world flnd a wa) to cleanae theae Augean atablea ill over Turkey? Long centui le. , r) oul for redreaa. "Wlthln :. month th<- followlng Incldenta have oecurred: A Chrlatlan conflned ln thla prlaon w..s ordered to recelve four hundred atripes. After three hundred had been Infllcted, he crted out thal io- could endure no more, or he must dle, An oflcer then preaented hlm a paper with the namea ol Bft) Chrlatlana ln the clty, who were accuaed thereln of aedltlon, ln hla greal ag my h.- algned lt, and thla La to be us, ,1 to tn, riniin.it.- othera Th.- other vlctim of un endurable atrlpea waa an old man. Whon he could endure no m,.r.' ..f thla Inhuman treatment he als.' was ask-I to algn :. paper Impllcattng othera Indlacrimlnately. Can an) one llvlng ln a free country f,,r ? moment underatand what lt ls to llve under auch a Oovernment? There ls a greal i|,,urish just at preaenl over the r. formr that are belng Inatltuted In .-"rtiiln parta ,,f thle land. No reald. nl of this country can havo confldence ln th.- auperflclal operatlona What w-.uid you do with .1 land where lylnK la the almpleet of mental rxerclaea and where no POB. was eV. dr known to ldu> iv.-r lt lf ?x TKUMS OK THB ZEITOUN PBOPLB, AIIK .Vll.l.I.Vi: TO 81 KRENbER, |UT TMKY WOtXD RBTAIM THBIM HL'NTINO WEAPON8, AND I'l.siici: \ CHRIBTIA*. OOVERNOR AND l.Xi:> T'i IVi:. London. Peb. 8 "Tha Ttmea" irlll to-morrow pub llah a dlapatch from Conauntlnopla aaylng that th*. Armenlana, who are holdlng Zeltoun axuinst th. Turka, have mformed th. Conaulo, who are attempt ln_ ;,, brlng aboul :ii.- peaceabli aurrendcr of that town, thal they are wllllng to aurrender thelr mr ?veapor.s If lhe. are allowed to retaln the hunttng weapona thal tne.. habltuall) earr. They alao de? mand the appolntm.nl of a Chriatlan Qovernor and Executlve. A WARRANT OITT 1-'?>K MI'Iiaii njpjT. Conatantlnople, Peb I The Oovernment has is hii.-,i by publlcatlon a warrani for the arrest of Mui.il Bey, formerly Ottoman Commlaaloner of th.> Turklsh Dabt. .Murad r, ..ntly 11.d from COB stniitiiioi.i.' to Parla, where In a pamphlet whlch he laaued ne denounced the bad governmenl of tbe Hultan, .'.ml accuaed Hls Hajeaty of delibarately or di-rlns ihe Btroeltlea to which the Armenlana nav. l.een Bubjected. The warrani de.crlbe. liurad'a ap pearance and ealla hlm a dlaturber of the peace. ?I_AVBRg DRPBATRD MY TIIK BRITIBH. London. Feb. I Th.- Oovernment has reeeived a dtapatch aaylng that the Hrlilsh have .von two vlc lories over the ilave tradera iu Central Afrtca, aml that fourteen Arai. chlafa have been taken pria is RAMPOL.LA OUT WITH THK POPET Rome, Peb ?> Bov-Bral nawopapera of thla elty ass.Tt thai the Pope has had aerli us dlffaa-encea with Cardlnal Rampolla, Papal lecretary .if state. and that th" latter his been Obllged to tender li._ reatgnatton. This ooeertlon in denied. however, by poraons Inslde the VatU'an. who deelare that no frlctlon whatever has erlaen between His Hollneaa and his lecretary of State. MK RUNTON*! BODY TO Bl SKNT HOME. Ilerlln, Peb. 6.?Arrannementu have heen eom pleted for the shlpment of 'the body of the lata Theodor.- I'unyon, l'nlted 8tut,-n Amlmsaailor, to Amertca "i. board the sIi-bitiit Havei, whleh will iaii from Bremen for N'.'w-York neat Tueaday, Mr. Haektna, aon-ln-lafl ot Mr. Runyon wlll acce-? pany Uie body. TRIAL OF THE UITLAXDER8. CHARGED WITH HAVING HELD JOHAN NKSBFRG BY FORCE. THE ITK ..T.AMATI.-N DgXXAJUMO A PH'tVlSIONAJ, .loVEHNMENT NKVER UBgtBgD ? JOHN HAYS HAMMO.M. UA.. Pretoria, Feb. 6.?The examlnation of the prta> onrrs who wvre arrcatej at J.hinnenrurg anl brought here for trlal was formaliy upem 1 BBJ Monday. After the readlng of the chargea iiralnst them further bearlBg waa aet fcr f*M88> laj The prtaonera were formaliy accunad of havlng held poaiaaaaaon ot th- clty of Johai.nea burg by force for aome tlme, aml of bavmg ..[,, r.ly avowad thelr <.ppo>iti, n t.i the Govera ment of the s.ntth Afrtcan Kepubllc. Tlu- evtdence ahowed that the Reform Com? mlttee of whi.-h the accaaed men were membera i.i'is.'.l a pr.H-laintition to be prepared dedarlng that a provletonal govafnntent was n,-.-essary, aa i tr Jameaon, tho landar of the raid tt.t., the Tra- sv4.il. was expected at Johannesburg and dlaordera mlghl enaue. Thouxh th:? paanaum* tlon was prepared lt waa r...t issued. Jobn lla\s H.-.niii >n t. th- Amerlcan inining englneer, who is .ne ot the prtaonera, waa preaeni ln court "n Monday, i-ut wa. abeent oa Tuesday. ha being ill. CAUSB <>F IRJUTATIOH IN A.MF.RICA. I'llKSIUKNT OT TI4K NEW VoIlK lIlA.MKKK 47UT OOMMEBCB KKI'UKU IO THK I'KKsIl.KNT 4'E THE BgR-PABT .'IlAMHEK. Helfast. Feb 8.-The piesldeni of the I'hmiilr ot iVimmerce hete has -ecelve 1 a reply to the letter recently sent by that body to the New-York t'hanv ber of Commeroe in response to the reeolatloafl adopted by the. latter In favor Of aubmitt'.ng the Van. BUflda dlapute 10 the arbitration of an AaglO> Amerlcan commlaalon la his reply, Mr. <>rr. preaV d.-ni of the New-York t'hamber of .'omrrerc*. ?*>? that there Is a unlv r??. 1 desire ln Amerlca tbal th* whole queatlon be .irbttrated. The Irritatton ln the I'nited States he adda, ls due to the An lrlcan oe* llef that Great Hrltaln lack* ln conaUeratlon I .ward countr'.es th_t are unabie to realst her da tn.mds. m ? [i A PARTIAL SETTLF.MENT EFFECTEDT THE VI'RIAS ATEAlK SAl!> TO BB ADJVtsTED Bg* TWKKN ENOI.ANI' AND VENEZl'EI.A I.ondon, Feb fi.?' The Chronlole" wlll .ay t.-mo*. row that It learns from good authorlty tha: a p*f? tlal Bettleaaeai batweea <'.reat Hrltaln and Veneau? ela has been efTectcd or Is on th* verge of belng effected lt adda that lt bellavea the Bettlea**at refera to the Turuan afTalr, whlch coaaleted of tn* trrest of Hrltlsb offlclals by Venezuelana. for wh.oa Uriat Hiltain demanded the payment of an ln demnlty Th" latter has held that this affair ls en tlrely separate from the boundary illspute. ALLBOBD RF.HEI. DEFEATS. Havana. Peb. ?.-Colonel Tijerite offlclally 18881-1 that he has had an en.-ounter with reb.-is ln Jl bacoa Paaa, n*ar Manzanlllo. ln the westeni part ,,f the I'rovln.-i' of Sanllago de Cuba. Three rebrlB were kllled an ! one captured. Major Comas Ver gara and four others of the Spaniah force- wera wounded. Qenera] Ooday reports from Santa Ciara that a number of rebel. led by 1'ancao Pl rez. Maragas m I Aragoa attacfaed forty ClvU Guarda who aer* .?nijage.l In repairlng the teb-graph Une near ai v.r-/. Two Bpanlard* were kilie.l and Bve aen oualy wounded. General Godoy pursued the rebell ani ovartook them near Juca. .i tlgnt took puv *, ?ut ng WblOh lour of the Inaurgent. were kil.eu .,n,l B number wounded. The rebels n treatrd 88/* rv-lm? thelr wounded wlth them. The opan lan ..,-s w.is one wouaded. Oeneral Godoy autea that Matagas was murta'.ly wounded. he havlng beea shot iwl.-e ba the breaat. CK.'II. RHODfM HEK8 MR. CHAMHERI.AIM. london. Feb. 6. Right Hon. Ceetl Hhodes. *X Pren.ler of the Cape Co'.ony. had an int*rv.ew wltn? Hlghr Hon Joaeph Chamber'.aln. Becretary of BtaHa for the Colonlea, at the t'olonlal 4>fflce this after? noon. The Karl of Selbourne, Cnder Seeretary OC Blate for the t'olonies, waa present. TRINIDADB IHSPl'TE NOT YET SETTl.ED. London. F-b. t> -The report that Greal Hrltaln h.id recogniaed the s,v*relgnty of Braall ln the laland of Trtaldade, whlch th* former recentiyow' cupied for a cable statl.tn. ls aemi-offlclally denieo. Beecham's pills for coniti pation io* and ?5*. Get the book at your druggist's and go by it. Aaaoal aalaa. lor* tiia-kB'UOOOtiBeaa