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A HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, THR CATHOLIC CI.rH rWENTT-FIVE TEARS OLD. MECePTipS AT ITS HOMI IN IT. "?y NINTH st - ADDSEMKB BT JUSTICE DALY AHD CrTIIB*Ka Several hundred New-? ori. ers most of them rep? rasenllni tbe Catholic tAtgn or Islty, assembled la the BsagniSceal home oft! Hub, al So. li? Wesl Plfty-nlnth-st., last evening to take psrl In the celebratici of ths club's twenty-flfth snnlver Bsry. No lavttstlons had b en extend? '. for s ?men, unJ the gii'-st?. of the evening had been invited by a committ??? consisting of the ex-presldenti of the club, Joseph Thoron, Edward P. Slevln, William IrVSimlr R. Duncan Harri.??. Robert .! Hoguet, Mor? gan J. O'Brien, w.u. ira H Idreth Field sn : Charlea V, Ft? Justice Joseph l?'. G??) of Ihe Supreme Court, jo. - lent ol the club, recelv I the by Adrian ?, ??erna?, ihe - -retary, and a large committee. Among ih gue ti of the ??? r wen Bishop Farley, Frederic R Coudert, Supreme Court Justices ?.'har'? - F Mi Lean, Frederics Smyths and Pardon E. Williams Judges J A. OOorman end Robert A. Van W'nk, Postmaster Dayton, Robert aasclsy, president of the Board of Education; Wir.? l.nn w . Sherman, pr?sident of thi Bsnh of Com? merce; ex-Doch Commlsrlonei James J, Phelan, I?? Hew Cbarl s u Colton, Victor ? Dowilng, the Rev. Henr) T. Newey, I Jcutenant Robert ? Pi iry. '? Rev. .1. F. X. 0*Conor, !???? ??? R Ider, Professor i: Mi:;?.? and the Rev. ?. B. Psrdow. The Com tnit:?-.? of Arrsncementa for the celebration con? sisted <?f John Q O'Keefe, chairman; William T. Ryan, Joha ?. Martin, Citarle? F. Walters Stephen Varrelly, Joseph A. Kernan and Henry J. Bayers, Aft? r- ths guests had 1 en ehos n throui h th? we I appoint? . .?ri han:? ime'.y d?cor?t? 1 : oms of ih* clobhouse and had admired the fine palntlngi and other ornaments, tl exercises of Ihe evening began in the large room when Heerwagen'a orchestra hai been station . to furnish ih? musi? fori casloii. JL'rJllCB DALY'S ADDRESS In his opening speech Pr ? Went Daly Bald: We are twenty-eve vears old thla month, if we Were or the feminine gender we might not be so ready to acknowl? Ig? oui .. ? ?. bui even rr. thai case we ? i. 1 boast that although no? ?' quartei ol ? century old we ha?! succeeded In changing our name while bi!1I In our teens. For ihe benefit of our friends wi will explain thai our maiden name was Ihe Xavier G? lot : thai our parerti w ? Xavier Alun ? a ly; that we tir-: saw the light In 1871, that we dwell In modest seclusion for levei - t..:i years, and that we then assumed serious re ?.p..? .?..?. , . w silier? of set! >n and be? came knowi is th? ? it holl ? ' 'lub. h is net diese to eay that we still lo v.? our pan ? I that we look with fendneee upon our youthful da?.?, and that the splendor of our maturer exist? ir, will r ??; prevent our listening with pleasure to rhe historian of the even ng, wh ? w II recall our earlv experience. The most important .n-r in our past history Is Ihe idopi ? ol Ini name ihe Cath olic ?I'?'?. It ??. l?? us wl si we are, and will make our ? ' re, for It Is certain that but for that name we would not have developed the ambition come a metropolitan Institution nor Ihe energy to ?accomplish thla purpose Bui whai we nr?? and hav?? ?.,. :: moi roin ?' Impr? ? ns up ?? fr!? nti'l st rangen alike li lhat ;n adopting bo impor? tant and distinguishing a tit:?? there wee no tlon of being assertive, much ? ft trs sao ?when 'he change was contempl?t? : goo.i friends said: "You will ihoug il ? ? assume too mii.-li In calling yourse've.? lh? Catholic Hub when th.-r?? ar- so m iny so - etl? ? In this city wh ?se membership Is exclusively Cath II.*." ? en aa "It mn\' be thought r'itt y >u claim t?? r present the sentimi nti? of all the Catholic* in the community, ani you know that their number is bo great that ??> elnsle institution can pretend to ?peek for them j ell. And Anally bfhera aald: "Ar you ? ? rhal- | longing public attention and Inviting ? ? rutiny wh eh you may noi be able to sustain a? ,? aoclal, j moral or an intellectual body?" To these suggestions, prompted by the most | frier.lly eon???:."., we replied, first, that, with renar.] t . oth? r so ?let!? ? .?: g< ntl? rn. n, in a I ?pt Ing ' ' ? '? name, we dealred ;o encourage such In? st: ul Ioni In every ?tua rt? on fully the lay community was rd with si I auppoi pad? Church; sec? ond, that w? ?l. ' noi pretend to represent Catholic seniimem we only hop? ' to present ii on fltt'ns? ocrasions and in a m???' ?-? manner and for good j eti'ls: tr.'r l, and last, that we could only b? held r? ? ? ? tie c immunity one s Je of th? Catholic most important that 1s *. - \ , ? irl '. ; line?! loa ar I all ou?? f - sens, Thut rh .- ii -?;. ?sltlon ??. uld be ? :t-? appr. ; the form O? ? r ?,,?? ;?, '.. Il ?: ! of Indivi Im? ? r. ? ? ' ight. be ? ? . ?. lly eon? ede I and be ? ?nia 1 In ev? ? ? an advantage. Il s noi i'????? ssary to recall the fact thai Indi? vi?. "??! Catholics ever sime -he formation of this Government have been social)) welcome every w1 ere, but th? wer? un? isy souls ,. whet her t>e* ... Of the ? ?? '?'?. ??! e moi I han Is lia:- , rdlality. ? . ? : . . in thin to 1: , ? f a ??'?? ilei name ai ? pin , ? tio . ? ? <l< votlon tn the ;?:?? ? ? ? faith, an I ? m ir! In vltably evince t of persons s., dev I? ! .? ? . ...... tl1?? frateri ? I rl I animate? thi- club and ms ?ci ' ? ?.'?.? I c and unlvei lai .- well a 'tn? ?? ?' ?? '?? en th? ustorn ???: y u to In? vite diet izuishi l M'ir: of ai y . , m h n?oi ? le t ?'-?? ??? for? vou u they 1 ,?? been Usti ne to ?\ Ith the g? ??? ?? Our historian will ??oubt- I l'-s ' ? 1 ?- ' ,???? . >|, ,,. - ? ..-???? ere.l at your In it fellow- ll , ? I an?! the il I head ??? .. *>a? ,,.,,,'.' ? ? presidi al .,.',. was made lo coni , Kmi r|. esn Coi].?.-,? tn Rom? our f? .?. itisene of ill de? nominations united wltl ua In s publie and suc- ! <?.?-- ful proti al May the next tsrenty-Sve yeara !? rich in me moriA.s .?f the same brotherly feeling ?1?.? in embracing charity of the Supreme Pontiff has tauirht all mankind the spirit of union and frater ? It Is ujHMcessary to say that ; ?lersnce growi out i of the sincere prartic? of whsl a man believes to I be a true ?reod. Whoever obeys ihe mjunei love his neighbor as hims?-lf doea so from rells-ioua ' oonvi-tiohs. And the world lovee S? m?n who has eon vici Iona and atsndi by th?m G pon your growth, your prosperity and the credit vou have gaine?] and matrtalne?! in th.rimunitv 1 nee?! not dwell, Thla celebration of your iwentv flftn anniversary is a fa?? which speak? louder than words THK OTHER SPEAKERS. James ?. Kernsa follow???.] wi-o n sketch of th?? club's history. Kdward .). McOuire spoke of the ll'erary p?lvantP|r.-s of th- club. The Hey. P. ?. Il-iipin. s. J., director of the Xavier Alumni Sodal? ity, gave some raminiacetecee of the formation of the club. Charles V. Fornea sjnik ? of th?? ad? VHii'ftifes of club life. Brief speeches of a compli? mentary character were made by Frederic It. Cou.lert and Btebop Farley, Henry J. ?Bayera pre? sented to the club photographs of tho founders of the cluh, who ar.? s,uu members. After t>ie close of the esercisse refreshments ?rere served. ? *? . 1 777/ REGIMENT DANCE. The ee-ond romoany of th- Tth Redment, Cl ?? ill >T>. A. Meabltt, Kay- an entertalnmenl at Ihr ar? mory last oigbt. The affair took the f rm of ? dance and was greatly enjoyed. The ? . ? Arrani<ements consisted of ??. F Jacoby, Charlea Ross, Captata Nesbitt, lonn Jonsa ai ! Charle? m - .?"Doiigul. The folowini; wore the patroness s; Mis. ;2vlwin Gould. Mrs fjoorge F. Bhrady, Mrs R. t. .?Pniith, .Mrs. ?. H. Sands, Mrs. Alfred Qeary, Mr? Harry M. Nesl.itt. Mrs. C. Henry Arnold. Mrs! Daniel ?. NesMtt, Mrs. ?Peter Mill? r. Mrs. G. B. r?'v.:?r. Mrs J. Wallis ?'?-arman. Mrs. .lohn R. atOley, Mr?. Charles T. ?-e nard. Mrs A. M !',.f| son. Mrs. Henry ?'. Ross Mr.?. M. F, Bnlflln, Mrs. Keliert B. Seaman. .Mrs. ? H. W,,,,,!, M,. Malos \ White, Mrs. t!. V. D. nia -k. Mrs. ?'. Cone Mis j' Kverstl H.isl-r an! Mrs Oeorge E, Wyeth.' "West H?1* S?, ?<%J|\^' TSI08 M?8K "^T^W ^'RELIABLE" <$ CARPFTS An art ihought In every look, c?*>I<>r and Aselgn. Hurl? areis '?f selerrt and mostly privat" patt*rns. Kiery wlilra of lire dilettant? satlslie.1. All the fHrreu^ anoves fr p? the faniois m.-ikers. iTl.-es b?l"W the rullili; market, n, th,? ris?? In wool ?nd wait?? 4",?s not ?iff.vt our p'Ii'e?, havlntr ma?l?? early c<in?rict?. Wisdom I? t.. buy ? '? I the future ?? well as the present, un! ut e our "I.r.r.g Ciellt" ?yatem. GREAT BARGAINS IN ALL LINES OF FURNITURE. ?CASH or CREDIT ^^ (OWPERTHWAIT *a *m. 106 and 108 Wcet 14*? WEAR 6TPAV. ?tooklyn Stores: Fiatbush Av. near Fultoi>6t Spring Opening OUT TO-DAY. '5 World I_? A T*S KNOX Renowned HAT The W^hsEZE Fashion wj<? every? where. NEWYORK. SIX HIGHEST AWARDS, CHICAGO EXPOSITION. STORES? 194 Fifth Avenue, under Fifth Ave. Hotel. 212 Broadway, corner Fulton Street. 340 Fulton Street, Brooklyn. 101 and 103 State Street, Palmer House, Chicago? NONE GENUINE WITH ! ABOV ? E-MARK. On kale by the representative Hatters in every city in the Union, I ?== ?-.?/?"- G RUDER KNOCKED OUT HIS OAQ RESOLUTION Bl'RlED BY THK REPCBLICAN CM'?. ???.V THREE VOTE? G'?? IT, IKCU'DlNtl "AHV? A NKW HOME POH THE OROANIEATION Por ?everal month? the Platt-hauterbach ''?:? it In tr.e Republican Club ha? been al ?vork ir* , ? ,; scheme for hampei ?? ? he action majority in tln'ir work to advance decent ? I Abraham Oruber, who? ? ?.?.::.??? to engage In ??\ small business thai Mr. Piati may wl*h to ? at. lead th.? aiiack un ihe Campaign Committee ani attempted to pa?!? a resolution which would pre vi'irl .u, y fr???? mil opportune ? \;>r? .- lion of lh? rill ? on important political queatlona. Mi Piati hav? miffed defeat ? ? k a? ?. ?rn? ? hi resignation .?? 1 member ?>G the club. ? 'prop II ? of the machine contingent ? ?ano*? I und??:? at the regula' m? tin? of the club lasi night b? ? Vote of ?"?-' : ' ' The parlor? "i' the club were filled wltl w?*ll known member? las? evening, and Cornellu ? Biles, the newly choaen president fm IS98, wa? greeted with hearty applause a< he call 1 the meeting t" order, Oruber'? resolution was oflVred ?a .m ?iminiimim to Hi.? by-laws. Jt declami: ??, raaolutlon relating i" the bualneaa or affair? uf ih?? Republican State Committee or Ihe Republi? can County Committee of the county ol Ne? Vor?, or to any a?-tion taken or t" be taken l>y said com? 1.ritt.?.m ...r ????1????? of them, shall be rons.d?*r>d "i voted ui"'!i bj ihe club or any committee ih? eoi, 11111?--?= ? such resolution shall h?v< been reduced to writing Hii'l 1 copy thereof mallei by the secretai 1 ...? tin? club to every membei of th? club and ol ih? committee by which ihe resolution ?hall 1 ?? acted upon ai least ten >ia\s i,.-i,?r?? the m?? iir?:. when u ariion on : u? ?1 resolution is to I"? taken Alderman IV. ? ? Oleott, who represents the districi In which Oruber Uvea the XXI I ?, ihe Common Council offered an amendment, sti ? oui all reference i?> the Btate and C lunty romiti ? ? and substituting "three days'imtiee' for 'ten ??!?'??? " Mr. Oruber pron epted ?1?. ulcott's a tl 1..-. ai ?ras evidently preart tnged, ai pi ifesalon? of a simp'? desi! ? tri mix 1 the club a chance in vota upoi luti ns, m?:? 1 th?? adoption of hi? ?chara?. Oruber bad 1 wlttlciama to floal regarding lh? Campaign Commit tee ? ih?? club, which had so sternly rebuked ihe bogua enrolment and fraudulent primari - of iiv Platt-Lauterbach organisation Orubei .?a'. ? of John Babln? Smith, who Ii chairman "f the Invest?a?')! commute? whl? h naU? d th? ? fraud 10 en" 1 that "having one? played Martaha to my Me| lopheles, li?? !; nal 11 now thai he ha? c ? the rdl? of Margu ? 1 Robert X. Kcnyon replied lo ?? Oruber ai I t?. r: ihe measure the latter pr >p >.-? 1 wa? ? ?::.? ?rdl? narj and pernicloua. If i' wa adopted the misht a.? well withdraw from ;);. Republican part) ::;.n Tammanj Hall. If pa? nl It would for? act ??? a Kan upon th?? ?-lui?, forestalling ir ? ikiiiK' any action in matter? of moment t?? the pai : ? ? pi?1.'?til??- ll upheld, John Proctor Clarke denounc d th? Orub r an ment In eloquent and scathing ?erm? John H Smith, replying lo Mr Oruber'? fling al < ? repn letrtat Iv of the m 1 'htm were assisting Oruber thai he had no boi ?., ?re no man? c 'liai ; that he took 01 lei : it >n ?? man, that ?: waa hla purpose In ihe f.? the ? am. t?? puraue fr.m i ? hei .?? r he cou I fin ? il Mr. Smith's leclaratlon waa loudly cheered. Adelbert H. Bteele cloaed the debate with an able argument agalnai :::? plan. A? chairman "f the Campaign Committee, which had ?.?-?-n criticised by the machlne'a champion?, he had refrain? ? from takiiiK part in the olacuaslon, but he felt that no Just cri Helara had been ma,l-. for the committee ha i a, led fulriy an; in a manner devoid of partisan bla? In th? wmk It had perl rmed. Only the pur eat Republicanism had emanated from thla com? mittee'? labor?. He showed th-it if Oruber"? aimrii ment prevailed 11 aould require a whole ? >nth under the conatltutlor \> pass the simplest ?p,?::? Three ionesome-lo kin? peop!? said "aye" ?.?. the vite was taken. They wen Oruboi him???!!, Al'l'-rtnan Olcott ?nd the venerable "Jimmy" Owen?. Fifty-two rotea wi'? eaal In ihe negative, and t 1? ma nine a? hem? was bui i? i Mr. Bteele offered ? r?solution providing foi appointment of a committee of three to prepare plan? for a new clubhouse. The membership hid I far outgrown the presemi commodious bull ling, and I tii,? time had com? when a ?ti tcture comraen urat? ? with th?? ne.?'!?, of tli in rapidly Increasing Repub ! lli'an association shoiil?! b<? erected. The r?solution j of Mr. S;<e:?. comprehended a building large 1 ? ugh ? f"i a ?? ?11,? for the Republican? of the I nlted States. Th? resolution was adopted uninimously. President Bliss appointed ?. H Bteele, Wilbur F 1 Wakeman and Robert N. Kenyon the committee on the new clubhouse. He also announced the stand j ing committees on city, Btate and National affairs 1 Henry Melville >\a? made ch?lrman ol the formel ! ari'! Colonel C. H. Denlson of the latter, Henry L, i Einstein :?? chairmen of Ihe Executive Committee New p?'?.?!?! members elect? 1 | ; evening In ??: ??1'??? Jam??? 1! Cannon, Charle? Stewart Smith chaik-? \V. Zarine, William T. lions? ??, Robert r. ; ? Dorr, Aaaemblyman Dr. ? il. Murphy, ?? lui j W. Boper, Edward ?. Crane an 1 Mar llu? H u-H? ? Among thoae elect 1 non-res leni member? 1?? I evening was Lteutenant-Oovernor Charlea T. Ha\ I ton. Th?r application? for memi ? ? ,,:?., \V. Bowen and B, T. Hunting were 1 ?, acted upon \u action was taken on Mr. Pl.itl t r< ?'.?,:., Hoi from the .lui?. ex-Justice C. X Talntor, 10 ?t was referred, not having ???"??>,?,: ,?, hl? ;?, ri Ex-Postmaster Cornelius van Coti has v. ihdrawii his realgnatlon. ? OENERAL MANDERSON A CANDIDATE ?? IS IN TUB HANPfl Of Ills I'IHENDH, WHO V.U.I. ???:?;??:.\t HI? ???? vr ?T. U>l* IH. WaahlngtiMi, Peb, 17. Ex-Benatoi Manderaon, of N?i?r?sk,?. in an Interview to-day, admitted that In wa? in ih?? haiiiiR of his friends as ? candidat? for the Presidency before Ihe R? publl ? V. at Bt. Louis. Oeneral Manderaoi sa ? he had 1.p ih?? recipient of letter? from ?II parts ol lb? coun? try urging him to entei th? Hat. Han) came from hi? old eoawadaa In the lati war others from those who ha'l been his aasoctat? ? In public Ufi. and more fron? RepubHcaaa in hi? own Btate. The insistence In? said, p? eined to ??????????? nur? pen itenl with his expreaslona ol dlalncllnatlon, and before lea Neb? '.-ka h.? stated ihat he would make no I irthi opposition, but would remali passive, Oeneral Manderaon sai! lo-nlght thai th? .arlou? :n(?? a~ of confldenc? and manifestations ??' Indorse tneiit which would be apparent by ih?? present of bis nam? al s: Louli are moat gratel .: and a- eptable. He ha? been greatly Influenced by tn? kimliy expression? ?>( the Eastern presa, particu? larly in Pennsylvania, where hi was born, 11 i.hio. where his early manhood was spent, l'nd r th?- oh-, umstances be can only stan 1 and a 1 1. NOMINATED POR CONQRB8B. Chi??!?, F?*b. 17.--Alderman .lame? ?. .Mann, ?f the Thirty'??cond Ward, waa geminated for Con? grr?s? by th?? Republicana of Hit? 1st <\.?:????.? Di?? trlct this mornlnK. ?IX FOR LEWIS .1. ??)OK. The Lewis J. Cook Association >?? last Saturday evening held a.emoker and a m-etin? to ratify ihe non.inu.tlon of Lewi? .1. ??ok M Rep?blica? candi? date for the Assembly, 10 reprisent ta. XVIItb Assembly Klatrlci to till the unexplred ?t?? of the late P. J. Kerrigan. Th? meeting wa? large.? ?tt?nd?d. Republicans and Domjcrats Joining hands an! denouncing ?? < ne volo the Idea of Tanrmany offering lor th*?lr suu Il? ? UH? '?? ??,??? ? p Id? ?* "f the dia 1 ? by many l?K?a1 Mdiuii.-ti ?? vxxioya for it. ? MiT .-N XI' III.- i ".? ;:?:;?' ? ?? ? NOMINA .,\ ok \ DIVIHKt? ???:1 , , h '? V llllam it Moi risen resched ? he clt; yeetei da . moi nln ? My , omine to ?'Ilici ? buslnes; con? tal? ' ' mi ierre ' '??mmleelon," ?, ,| o? Morrh ?? ? I ? no politi? al signlflrsncs noi tn aware of." w hat wii r lie effe??! on political op nlon snd li.tii' ??. ??? pari) acni ment ol ih? decisive sntl Hllvei vote In Ih?? House ol Congress on l'inlay"" ? ? .un noi ?? ??? ? n' : m h with whal you ma) term the political or parly Ihoughl and opinion of ? ne o ? rs who are more aboiM Ihe noi ? ? ?? ir? ? he house ol Repre ? | went ? il ??: It m Man h, 18?". It iiw . ' : ?,??: ?.? ? In politics! fort? ini : its "f men The nal ??;.?-.??: eist? ?I Ihe ? ? ih House ?lepr? ??? . iti more -<? yes, a ? Spi..;? ?? u ol hi - I'resld? ntlal ? ?ndlds? Mi Moi r in the : ? ea t part y. I would noi : ?..,;. p il 'ill nomination of ? dl, ? lemora ? rt) rh must be : ? ? . - nd w? It-settled doc? trino? ol lh? I ?? ri; cratl? part) liefere I would se? ize! ? he ,?, fighi in the con? vention ? fighi in a convention Is not dang? If a proper paro ?pirli it It ahould nlwsya he a tii ?:?'?? antagonts inr- nteresi th?? result Mo man In his -"ir.- wo il ? go ? ? for? ?? ?? ?? ? tlon with any ??ther ur,. 1 ? ? ??... ? - a ? .. ? ?? |ere,| the pi ..-?.. : , ' mm ?' toleiance In Itemo? li ? Moi ? -???? -?ai.I ? "I . ? fact, hut 1 I..'? ? received e It to be su, thai the ? t* In ths South ar? ? ? ? ? . nity. I believe I ? : ' . .11?' III,." , |,|| f the I ' ? ? ??? ? tlon grow? target) f I* ' p organising ? r ron? d?n ?? n< ?? .,? to save ? KFKPIXn THE ? PL ??8 BRCRET M' ?,?'???-..?? ?; ,. MC?N ?? ?????? R I ?I ?? ? ?:? r rivi: ?? ? ? ???? t?? ????* ?. ? III.!?' ' '. ? It*e Of Twent) ? ? ? ? rk ?f . ?. ?...,'. ?? . in I ; . ?us foi . . ire ";? ...... t .... ? ? e pa rt y li t ? ?. ?? The Bllei ? ? I I ? mlna ... '? : ? ken I ? ? ? part) both ? ? ? \ nil M . ?bine Re ? ? ted that ,. ?.? heM In id vai ? ' ?.? ? ? ? ? REP! Ill ICAX l'EI.KO Vi ?'.S CHOREN ITtlca, ? v. Feb ?: The Republicana of the la! ?? embl) District of Onelda County to-day elected vina lelegati to th? Slate c ? vent Carni t?*ll W. Ada Th m ? ? Whe? ? r, William W Robert?, lieorgi ? Solomon '?rlfflths ? : M ! , : .? .'riffln The e invention Indore ? Mori n for Presldeni u ? Hacket* foi chairman of Ih? . ' ?' Commlttei ??? PERS I ORCE ? TO RESIGN. Iti. : l.T "f THE ?.I'l'l.'iW BTllKCT .IMI. INVIASTI? ? \? I' ?N ? KKW CflAROK AOAlNUT "N'K ? IF THE MEN, When ir u ?- disi vi? ? by Warden R ??, of Lud low Streei Jail, thai on New Fear*! Bvc wh'skey !.. 1 h rn iiirreptl Ion Ij bi ught Into the prison, an Investigation was begun, which v..ij so thorougn that n lasted a month Son??? of the keepers were accuaed of i?- o. ni; moi ? y from prisoners, nnd pro? curiti the whiskey, and every prisoner and officia! In th mo waa subjected to an examination hv Rhcrlff ? "i. en Th ?? ult of thi Investigation is th ?? ?. ? ? lignai two kc pei ? hat ?? ??? ni de mai '' ? ? ?? ? '.ni ?" ? ted Wai ?? p Roe In f r r.. ? ih? ' : ?: it-? n'ghl thai Iheli services were no longer r? . Ir???] ? ? keeper? in question were Jos? ??', Rennen .,? ! Ml ? ?? i J Roel e, both ,,f ???? ?"? ?fter the es? ai.f Ihe ? ??????: ? ?? ? r ? :p ihe lall .? .???. last Es ?? ,? it' trouble? ma) noi end here, aa I . ? that on Wi Inesday laal ? ?.!.!? ? ms, a i?'? ioni prisoner, ill ? ?. .? ! noi '..l'ini, n, gltgence." sa the Warden call? It, so ?erely ?? ?? ihe may .lie. li |m averred ih'ii he thi en ., hravy hammer to som? .?.. ai?! tn cal -h It, an : rh,? implement struck Mi men !?. nn? ti de n!< Btat? o ? nl MRS, CLE\ IlI \ D IA 7 ERTA I \ S VRS. M'KEE. V ashh " i'? ??. II Mi Cleveland gave a lunch? ? ilaj ? . me ? di \1???>?, daughter ?>i ? \-i'r? ??? o. Harrison The guesti were Lady Paun 'i Mr? ?Uney, .Mi- Carlisle, Mrs. Harmon Mr- Wilson, Ml - Herbert, M- Hohe Smith, Miss Mi- ir. Mm . Romero, Mrs. Harlan, Mrs, Rrown ..m. Mr H.? ?'. \. Mr? McMillan, Mrs Uric? Mi Ritt, Mrs Mil - Mrs w all;, r. Mr-? ,1 V. I'Oater Mrs, VI im Im , ?? 11? ml rson, Mr? \:.<\' rol ? '?' ?, '. rlan I, Mi Ca deron Carlisle Mra ?' ??. ????: i. MU SI venaon and Mir liiy.nni. The STANDARD and BEST prepared I World's Pair! Highest?Award I PBRIAL ?R?NUM FOOD ils prescribed by Physicians, ! Relied ,',, Hospitals, Depended ;on by Nurses and Endorsed i by THE-PRESS. Pure and ?UNSWEETENED, Safe and ! V?1 ??1M,? SOLO by DRKK?ISTS livervwher?. j ?Vliesl/iV, frt?j farla ? flias rtsa Vast CM* JI.?. MARTIAL LAW IS CURA. BTRINQENT DECREES [88I7ED BY GEN? ERAL WEYLER. (51VI NO AID OR POMFORT TO THE INrJt'H'iEXTg MADE PC? IBH IBUI BY OBATH OR ?.?G? IMI'ltl.-'oVM' v ' Havana, Peb. 17 Captain-General Weylei lasued three proclamations yesterday, The tirsi ? the offender?, who ?r? mi I to military Jurisdiction ind ruai by court-martUl as follow?: Plrat?Those v.h'i Invent ? circulate bj ?ny me? is wh ?t?-ver news or Information directly >r Indirectly t.i?. t?it?!.? io the rebellion will ?? considered guilty nf get? n^ainsi the aecurlty of the country, as de i tlneil by Article M "f 'h.? Military Code, ?a they thei ?> f?cllltate th? operations of ih?? enenrij Second Those who destrcy or damag? ? ? li telegraph? or telephone? ?? Interrupt the operatlo - of ? ? s sa r.n?. Third Those who ar.? guilt) of at (fourth Those who sell, carry 01 delh r irm ammunition lo th? enemy, or In any other >*ny facilitata theli Introduction through the custom ?i ?u -. Persons falling t<> causa the ?? tu ?uoh .nn,? "i ammunition will Incur criminal re sponsrMllty. Plfth Telegraph operator? delivering wai m? s? sage? ?n other persons iiian ih?? proper officials. s:\tii Those who by word of mouth, through th? medium of the pre???! ,ir in any other manner shall belittle the prestige of Spain, the army, volunteers, fli.in.-n or any other forces operating With the ?I in.?. Seventh Thus?? who by the same means shall pr is? the enemy Eighth Those who shnii furnish horses or ..;???? resource? of warfare to the enemj Ninth Thos.? who act as ?pie? will be punished ;o th ? fullee) ext? nl of the In? Tenth Those who shall set is guides : > ihr enem] ?nd fall te surrender then ?'. ?? 1 m mi in' ly and ti'?'? proof of their loyaltj and report the strength nf the fores employed '.>. th?? enemy Eleventh Those who shall ?dulterate the food of the army or alter the prices bf pro? islons. Twelfth -Thos,? iloslve? In violai in of the decree of October I". lani. Thirteenth Those who shall use pigeons, rockets or signals t" convey new? to the enei ty Fourteenth -The offences above mentioned are punishable with Hi" penalty ..f death or life Im prl onmeii:. lb? ludges to lake su m mar) proc ? ? In??'?. Fifteenth All orders conflicting with the fore? going ar?? in reby revoki d, ?.? d pr "? ima ??: - ? ? lion - Trist All the Inhabitant? ol the ? uintry within ih? 'ir ledici Ion "f Ban :l. Splritu? an I tl Pro' of Puerto Prlnclp? and Santiago will present them? selves al the headquarters ol a division, brigade 01 mil of the arm) and provide themseh ? with a document proving their Identll) Insidi ol eight ? (.?y? from the publication of ihis ir?ler In theli re ?p, ? ?town nd To c Into lh* cotintr) within the ? .? ? ?? ,? lumns ' pei., Ing ? ????? ?? It Ii now ? san ' ' obtain ? ? is- from the Ma) ir in?lei Those falling to < omplj with t qulremenl ?.???'?'.l be detained ,""i ?ent to Havana siib . ? ? , my order? In case ol doubt a? to the gen ? . ? . ?s of a pass 01 if there an reasoni to suppose ? ?\ mpathy with tl * ? ., ( them In any way, ?lue responslhlllt) for the tame will be placed up.'ir the officer Isi ling th? pas? Third A stores In I h? ? ounl must !,.. ?,?,!? ? at one? by ? hi Ir on nei ? f'hlel eoi min ? must also decid? ,?- to I , ? ?;?? ? .. s M? b. white belni the country, may at the same tim? ? e a ? hob tat ? ?? '? dim ; ? ?? for the en? m) Fourth All passe? lasued prior to this date are hereby cancelled In the third proclamation Oeneral Weylei lei? gate? full pow?*ra t?? proceed wit ? mil tar) :i ( the commanders <>', t'"< Flrsl and Second Arm) porpa ?nd ? *?> lo ihe commander of th* Th ? ? -.'in Prisoners taken hi action will '?? - t? mat. court -m?rtl?1 Nur Tn Afl'I.V TO AMERICANS The representative of the I'nlt? I Press I ,:. ntervlen ? th Captaln-Oeneral Weyler on the . , ',?.,:. r ? ? ?? , ttsen Cuba lama t loi ... ?.?? He .'i it ion to At .... . ? ,. ?,. w - ?f the count : ? Thi ? r. 11 ?. ted In a ? I e I In m) r Spain's treatl? w 11 h a 11 nu I p ,? ????! ,?- :?? a hetli? ., ?? ? , ? ?? ? ??;?..- WOUld Am? ?. an nom ?pep \\ .?? u ? -,? ,? "? i?.? order ha ? no app ? ? mamlsalon <i' nowa to lh* American ???,?? p ?en ling of new ? of mill) ir) ? ?,. :h<? enem] Oeneral Weyler said further thai lie had no ten tlon a' present of taking ? he ? : ?. - u, t ;.. , peratIons agali ? ? ? p: .??>. ? . "?? lriit his attentloi .? - ? n:lv great n? Ity ? ild cause m to tak th? II? ? 11, expressed feeling ? of ? ? hi? tmen . ? The pi iclamatlons "f ? len? ral We) I? mol r?l all doll ? ? ,. ,,. . toward r he rebels In th? (I PIQHTING IN HAVANA PROVINCE. MACCO*? rOROE WITHSTAND? THE ??????? M: Ill.l.i:i:V PIRE ?? ?II ?' ? ''? ? liai ana, Feb, ?: l'olonel s? gura report I r, Up? thai th? forca un I? r his command fo ind ihe Insurgent? undei Antonio Maceo at noon t" lay at Ban Antonio da laa Vegas, in tha Province "i Havana The troops attacked the rebela, who. after a alight resistance, retreat? ? ??> the Culebra The troops followed them, and gained on th rapidly that the rebels were compelled ?.na to a stand, They i??"k up s good position which en? abled them ??? with-?.p ? th? tire ol tha artillery directed ?gainst ???????. ?nd they ?leo managed to ?void the rifle tir?? ?.? lh? troops in the m en? gagement ih?? Insurgents !<??! twelve killed The rebel leader? Miro, Collaao ?nd ('?stillo ?rere with Mace). <'"lo!.?-i Begun make? particular mention In hie r? ?? it Of th? second squadron "i cavalry, which made ? brilliant charge ?gainst the enemy He adda that, while passing the forces of Via? ?oon February H. near Vapor, hut troops Bred on the Insurgents, kilHim five and wounding twelve Oeneral Echague reports that s body ol :?????? ?? at? ? .iik? ' ? ?? tr-.in on which his brigad? was travelling Thi scene nf ih?? ??tta.k waa near Molina, which Is between Palenque and Melena. The train waa not ?topi ed. ????? rebels evidently mistook it for .? tra ? conveying merchandise and Intended to l""t It, When they discovered their error Ihey fled not being in force strong enough t" '"p>? with the bri id ECUADOR PLEADS Ft >R Cl'H \. i.KTTiit Of iii:ii I'REttlDEN*] Tu THE .-T\ms;i ?ji REM RBOENT President Palma, of the Cuban Junta In this ,i'\. ?..v-trliiy received ?? copy "f .> letter which was sent by the Presiden I "f Ecuador on Decembet It ?.. tin? (jileen Rogenl of Spain, urging the cause ol Cuban Independen?*?. A translation ol the letter, In part. Is as folios s The Suprema Chi? I of the Ht, ?' ? ol Ecua li-r Maj.-sty the Queen Maria Chriatln?, liegen) of ?pain. Majesty: Th.? people of Ecuador, who once formed a pari of the Spanish monarchy and to which ll is bound by ties of friendship, of blood, ??f language and traditions, are moved In the presence of the ter? rible and annihilating ?? ? ??^*?'??? carried on by Cuba for bei political eman ipatlon, and the mother coun? try f"T her integrity. M) Government, complying with International laws, will obeenre the neutrality which Hay prescribe: but it cannot refrain deaf to the , ?umor of thi? people, desirous ol I termination of the struggle, and h is due to thi? thui 1 have the honni io sddress ?our Majesty, ? an emancipated child would do to an affectionate mother, !" interpose the ??"> l office? of friendship, t.? ask Y'iiir Majesty, In wisdom an! guided b) youi humanitarian and noble sentiment? In what depenfl on ?our Majesty, to adopt all dignified means to return peace 10 Spain ani ruda. ?nn history records thai during fifteen long ?ars Colombi? fought for her in lepen '? nee, and ?? ?.?. quered it ?I ta? ? ost ?: more than nti.itui lives, .n?.,} of a legacy lh a floating ?.i?-1,r ,?f fiOO.UO'.i.olX1, ani time has been necease**) In the oM colonies, al? ready conatituted in autonomous nations, for the otti iii renewals of the ties of friendship with the mother country, spali? l"st almost all her commi ree wiih America, notwithstanding thai Colombia after obtalnlna tier Independen e, ?dmltted the Spanish llaK in her port? and welcomed the Spanisi ?? ?? brothers Such ftTeal ??\???? could hav? been ?voided, In i:,\ opinion, if Spain had followed the prudent a.hire given her al an opportune lime P. i?i?? Urltlah <'?l.:n???, thai Spain should conclude pen.? with her colonies by recognising iheir Independence, reser? .? to herself advantages then still possible for hei Bag. . . . By granting ('uba her Independence Spain will protect her Interest? and will havi ? ne Justice to ih?? ?mirations of Cubs aithoul Ii of decorum. I beg four Majesty to receive this letter a? a proof "i the loyal friendship which Ecua lor |il ufes?.??.? lo Spain l mak?? row? for the happiness Of Spini and for tii.it of v,.ur Majesty and thai of the sugust child, ihe Kin? Given in Guayaquil, resilience of tho Government Dee. 19, lam ELOY ALPARO. ' I. It? MILLS, Mlnl?!er of Foratati Relations -? INSUROsWTfl CHANGING POSITIONS. Madrid. Kel?. 17.?A ilispateh from Havana to the "Impari'lal" says hat the rebel force? are changing position?. Gome? v. ?irking his way WMtward ami Maceo marching en-twai?! nt'KK Of Aosta MAT ?in TO THK WAR Rom??. Keb. 17. ?The newspapers ber? say thut the Duke of Aosta, nephew of King Humbert, has obtain?.! t'ae permission of ihe King and Genera] ilo. ?imi, Mlnls?ir of War, to go to Abyssinia With voRY Soap It Floats ''Men should be what they seem," and so should soaps, but Ivory is the only soap that is 99^ per cent pure. The Pkoctir 4 CweiS Co., C'vti. the men ?lrafte-l from the Oth Artillery Regiment. Of whl li the 1'iike Is olonel. ? WILL RUSSIA OCCUPY AWA IflNOR? ! AN OFFICIAL STA ? KM I INT IN THK POMMONS THF. PASE Or THS S?T. ?? KNAPP London, IM? 17. (i-jri?e N ?'-irzon, Cn?ler Sec retar> f..:? Foreign Affaire, said tn the Heuss or* 1 Commona to-day that the Oovernment had ne knowledge that Russia bed bren Invited to occupy l and police trie Turkish territory of ??? Minor. Sum an a ?t on th- part of Ru.-sla without the assent < f ih? Powers, be said, wonM i??- a violation of t*e exhtlng tr?'uti?\?. ColitentInopie, reto, 17. The POr'.e h?? agreed Id comply arlth the re?iu?>.-'t msda by UoltsJ Statte Minister Terrell to *.?>?????? aeilo.i In th- case cf Mi Knapp, the Aiiieil an mbs'.nir.?? whose ari?????. was attempted recently at Bitils, on chargts or riedUlon, until Mr. Knapp arrive? in i'on?tin lnop.e. Mr Knapp, with hi-? Wife and three other women. w,11 leave RUIla for this ?lly as soon a? tne w.ath-r }e ? miti?. Th?? l'ndei Secretary for Foreign Aff.i'rs might In?ve added Unit a communication Informing Uus sla Him her occupation of Ar??enla would not be ? ?.? by th?? Powers was not warren ted or ill n? The St. Petersburg Oovernment ! ?loot not want in launch Itself into any foreign I enterprise, especially one of such an International I and delicate tinture as th?? occupation of Armenia, I on the eve of th?; coronation of the Czar, which Is I t., take pisce next -May. Moreover, the F.utopean > chancelleries, though they did not c.iuse their ?MB? \ clal or leml-offlclal organs to proclaim it, have i .ilwi-ys l,e ?:? aware of th?? real motives which ??? ? plain u??? apparently strange policy followed by Russie in regard t.. th?? Armenian question. It was i generally expected at flr-*t. that Mus?'ovite isym pathlei ?.mil be practically asserted In favor of .., oppressed people who, i;ke themselves belonged I to thi orth kIox creed. But these sympathies were ? satisfied with making plat?n!?? and verbal demon itrattons agalnsl ihe excesses of Turkish rule m ? Asie Minor -?n?l this for two reasons. The St. ! Petersburg Government could no! insist on the | granting by Turkey of lli?eral institut.on? to the 1 Armenian? for ? feared that tit?? Armenisn prov i inces formerly annexed to Russia would demand similar privileges ???? the other hand, ar.?l Uns was the principal reason for Russian diplomatic Inaction, tl, violen) attitude of th.? Armenian committee at , nstantlnople caused the Muscovite Oovernment to consider the oppressed patriots of Ar-ia Minor a?? - , many revolutlonlste, who wer?? noi to be en? couraged An Armenian banker in Constantinople, Mr Karagueslan, was recently summoned by the ,? immltti ?? to dot oall 1.000 Turkish livres in the Otto msn Rank t ? the order of a member of the i-iim n, ,? ' Mr. Karagueslan leposlted the money, hut inform. ! the police of th?? fact. This action was know ? and a young man stabbed and killed him two ?lays later, when the banker was alighting from his carri ????? Bl his door. This murder war? the tv ifth on? mmltted by the order of th? secret .,, lutlonan junta, ilnce the beginning of the Vrmenlan troubl?e; and ;h?> Russian Oovernment, ever daunted by the Nihilist spectre, ins felt little ,| ??_,) to assist th?? Armenians, whom It wrongly considered as the adept? of revolutionary ? e - ? f ? FRENCH SHORE MESOOTIATIONB. KV.I.WI? MAT 'HIT. I'AHT O? IlK.lt INTKHKSTS IN TIMS TO Sl.TTI.K THK I'ISl'I'TK Montresl, Feb 17. "The Star's'' cable dlspstek fr? ? th John's, ?, F . to-day say??: Th? etsr" correepondeni haa rscirtved informa n; ? istworthy - ml-?? ?? ?l sonnes to the effi r that negotlstlone are going on at present : ,. . in I Cm-'.an,I on the subject of r!. French Bhore of Newfoundland. The linees ef .. ? itloni 'rivolle the ceding of certain of ? t s Interests In the state of Tunis, Africa, ? \ hsnge for th?? Prench daim?? in Newfound? land. Lord Dufferln, th?? British Ambassador in Parli ting ?he negotiations In Parts and ?. foi r? ?? hin?; an understandrng are ;? ?- hoped that with tie removal of the ? ? hore Incubus eonfederstlon between this ind Canada will be tmre practicable. By the French rights on lbs wesl er ?re, Neerfoand lera are practically excluded from that part country, under the clause that allows the Prench fishermen to cure their fish there." ? - ? ? PREPARING FOR DEFENCE IN CANADA. I'ARI.IAMKNT TO BE AHKED POS AN APPROPRIA T?os ??? ai?'?? t 8S,e?.ooe iws, Ont., Feb. 17.?The announcement ma?le :. entlj thst th?? Oovernment hai about decided r ? put ?hase 1,008 star?, ? of Msrtlnl-EnSeid rifles led to ..n official statement by the Minister of Militia thai no definite conclusions had yet t.? rea.'lied. The original statement, however, bad the effect rating the faci thai a strong feeling ex Ists throughout the country lu favor of the adop tlon of a magasine rit'.?? ? to a Blngle-shol si ?i >:i, and it is now learned on uood authority ? magasine rifle hai been decided upon. IVhethei the weapon chosen Is to be th.? Lee-Met? f t ! or the ?..?.????'!?.???! Ih not yet known, but the Ion Government w'.ll be guided by the Bd vlci of the Imperial authorltlea. The most modern . meni In the sha;??? of big guns is to be pro I for garrison and Held ban rlee and pos? si blj ihere ?ill be .? supply of Maxlm-Nordenfeld Tb? total appropriation which Parliament will be asked to vote tor ?'anadian defenece will be ab ' H 13 "? 000 ? - -> IRISH APPEALS RRJECTEt). A MOTION TOR CLEMENCY T.. POUT1CAL PlUg riXBItS DEFEATED IN THK COMMONS |*ondon, Feb, it The House of Commona to-day took up th?? leimte un the atm'tidmctit to the ad dr ?? In reptj t? tbe Queen's speech, moved on Frida) b) Timothy Harrington, PBrn?rURe naernbST for Hi?? Harbor Division of Dublin, favoring th?? ra? lease of the Irish political priaonera, John ii Redmond, Parnelilte, meda en impas? sion, ,? speech, in which he ?aid that ihe feeling throughout Ireland w |? in favor of amnesty for the Irish political prisoners The ose of dynamite, he said, had originated with Iri-h-Americsr?. who were regarded t>? Irishmen generally a? being mad and reckless. All Irishmen, he doclared, now concurred in the belief that tlie time had arrived for the eg. of clem Bey toward tha Irish politicai prw "ii. ??? The Irish. Mr. Redmond said, were blamed ? ??? their lock of sympathy with Fnglan?! In h??r for? .?-.ri complicati ins They would be hypocrites if the) were to pretend (hat they were in sympathy with Bngland, Were ;he*e hatreds, be asked t?> . \l-t for ever ' He hoped rather to s?,? the day when England ani Ireland Mould face the wortd hand In har.?l. He appeal? l to the Oovernment to hauten the ?Iiy of the relean of an old and dead memento ??' o . -slon and madness, ? Irish che.??., ? Mr Ralfour Bald that the Oovernment must fol? low the regular practice. The ?ium?iuennial re? vieion of lenience? would occur In a year or two when the revision would h?? applied :?? the Jrl?h pri oners wn.i absolute Impartiality. Professor Lecky, the historian, was loudly cheered - ?se to unk.? his ilrst speech In the House urging ciemency for th.? Irish prisoners Mr, Ralfour move! closure, which wai? carried by .? vote of ITO to ]?!7, ami Mr Harrington's smenti? rai ni .? .- rejected, 279 to ? it. GLADSTONE WRITES TO THK "FIGARO." THE CORDIAL 1'NH'N (>!?" FRANCA ANI? KNUI.ANl). in?: sws ASSURE*. THE PBACS OP BI7ROPB. Paris, Feb. 17.?Mr. Oladstone lus written a letter t? the "Figaro," In which be recsils the drcum ? ance thsl fortj yeara a??, h.? declared |n the iious? of Commona tint France and ? ng and contemplai ?i ?,.it:..iis beyond those of ordinary friendship. ar?| that their cordisi union ass ired ihe peace of ?S?rooe He haa never altered the opinion hi then egoresse!. h?? 'ivrli.'s, but tils retirement fr.m pubi',? life a ... venta hli further declaring Bnglnnd'a policy. ? ? ALL in ? FOUR <?F thi?: CREW lost. l-nlon. I',!,. i; The Brag linn steam r Lauro f:"".".', ,fr,',n ?i?*?ew. fl'r ,Jar?'?? l>as foundered In th.? Irish Seu |..-,ur of her ?Tew w. re sav .1. RUSSIAN PROTRCTORATE for COMMA. London, Feb. I7.--A d'npatch from Hhanghal ti a news ag.-n.-y k.ivs ?h-i l.,.? action of Uuwla tn ?'??rea Points to th,? ?.-.tal.l,-hm-m of a Russtsn protecto rste mer ihat country, M \\ sll ELDS PRIVATE CAM ATTACHED. thi?: ACTOR a????? ski? ar hkkakino his c,)N. TRACT WITH THK BIO roi'R? ROAD. Cincinnati, Feb. 17. Richard Mansfield's private car and si-neiy were attached for $250 by the "Big Four" Railroad Company last night. Mansfield, I Is alleged, ha?l a contract with the "HI?? Four"' ? travel to Kan-ns City over thst route, but broke ?'s contract to go over tho Baltimore and Southweitefn. l'|r;'?f!!f'';,,,tr *,5c?pt "&"?* ,h,> ??Hchment. fcd ? ??? ? onatabM Robinson to throw the papers on the floor. Robinson, it Is said, slapped Uiem in the uetor's face. Mansti.?: I afterward apoiogizpd ao? cepted service, ami gave HM bond with tne Ralfi. more and Ohio company as security. \<?REE TO EKIIIT OX FRIDAY. BELIEF THAT M?HER ???? PITZBIMMOXfl ??p?? it ? ? t in THK RUM at last. Kl Paae, Tex.. ?????>. 17.?The tight atmosph?re hi clearer tO-nlght ihan l? has been at any time ?Ino? the "carnival" programmi- waa broken into smith ereens by the development on Thursday afi-rnoon that f'eter Matter wa.? preventej by sor?? ?y??? ?rotti fulfilling: his part of the eontract With tli?? min*? lights abandoned and th?? rapid progress toward com? plete recovery o? the Irishman'? tft trohii-s. !h>r? I? a general belief tha? the outcome of a eonfsren?? to-day. at which Fitz?lmm?i<? was whipped into Iln? after he hail broken through the traces and had F - clnred. ihat, go far n? he was ooncerned tli?? match was off for )T>od. Will be ratified l?y the app.-arame of the men wltliin the ropes early on the morning of Kebruary 21. That the ?backer? of .Malier are ?ur* of their ground was made evident by :he avidity with ?hich they hastened to put ip ?n ?ddltloaal $i,??>? forfeit money, that waa a condition rtf TuH?n's pltdgsj to have Fit zslm mor.? on hand on the revisad lata. There are reasons far beUavtag, moreover, that In view ?>f the change in the situi tlon, the hostility of the authorities may lie moderated. (ine of the clergymen recponetbt? for the Catrejj blil, said to-night: "We have nothing more to say or do. There la no longer any carnival or ar.y crowd, The 'sports' hav* gone, and </ur city h.s ri nuner] its normal condition of peace and u,u;et. S? f,,r ,is I understand the arrangement mad?? to-day, it pro? vides for a bringing off o: b it M feature ?,f th* old programme, and this in private; thai is private .,*. ????pared with ihe original plana W? f ??:. there? fore, that our attitude has been vindicated and that the matter as i' stands, Is not of a nature ! ? d, mand our continued attention." It i.? understood thii Governor Ahumada it.c'ines toward a ilrot?at vie? It wa.? necessity rath-r than oh Ice that compelled the t'ornlshman's manager to accept the pi >p - >n from the Maher si?: e afier his principal ha i will m effort toward the apectacular, retired, ann ? that the tlgh! was off When a commit I.f nve which, although selected by bis opponent ? <?..??? posed SlmOSI entirely of his "wr; friends, lecll*-] that he ?a.? not entitled to th?? forfeit money, Julian was glad ? fail lia k a? ? n?? resort upon ?:? ?,!? sltion of a tight on Friday ? in add kmal n.OOD forfeit. PANTOHIUE? MUSIC IND i IRIBTY. The most Important feature of the programme at ? outer *.? BlaTs this week :? the pantomime "Robert Maciiire " It Is played hy Paul Martinetti'? Panto? inlm?? ?"ompany Xine-ienths of th?? acting Is done by Mr. Martinelli himself in the part of Jack Strip It la a part which he has played for many year?. .?? l which his father played before him. It m . : not be easy to bel'eve. Indeed, that it could bl played with th? deftness, ??curacy, tptlchn? at: 1 absolu ? ?i perfection of ?total! which Mr Martinet:! put? Into It without uncommonly long an 1 patient training and practice. Thes.? things form the nie ihanlcnl structure of the part, hut the actor :s equally fine in the expression of Its true humor, its 1.len?ling of comicality ani pathos, so that they ar? reen at the same ?n?tmt. Just at the ?>!i 1 ths effect Is marred by two acrobatic tumbles, which such an artist a? Vr. Martinetti appears to be must kn ?w are wrong and ought not to do. For the rest of th? bill this week Paul Clnquevelll promts his r??,-?? ? .ry of ba.ani'lng and Juggling specialties; th? ??'raggs perform a number of featr in tumbling: M. ?.? Roche continues to glide down a tretlte-work Sealed In his globe; Mlle. Marthe Mar'.ny ?rnc? sen? tlmenta! and comic songs: K -?s?;.? Rendei has some new quick change?; the Allisons, duettlsta ind spe? cialty dancer?, are In their last week, and Charle? Wayne and Hampton'? circus appear. i-ocai favorite? ?bounded in yesterday's raudevtn? at Proctor's Planeare Palace. Among those who won homrs were th? Russell Rrnthcrs, in ? bur? lesfpie, "The Two off-l'ns." In which Jame?? Hii.??e.l gave a clever Imitation of Miss Kit.? '"laxton. May Howard ?ana popular songs; (Scorge Lockhart's slsphants began their last fortnight; La Roche gav.? an exhibition, and three young athlete?, the Mario-Dunhams, gave ? ?.?pay of ?kill on the bori? zonta! bar. Elate Adalr's serpentini dancing waa ll.uetrated with patrio;!?? gtereoptlcon views. Field? and Lewis, parodists; Kaik?? ?nd Bemon, musicians, and lohnnle Carroll, singer ?nd story-teller, wer? popular, other ?tntertalners were the Donato?, one? ?egged down acrobat?; tr.?? Bengalis. O'Brien ar.l Havel, in "A Newsboy'? t'ourtship"; 1er, Harke ani Randall, tin? More.lon the Anilors, Eva Bwln ? urne, character singer, and Pani llutor, mimic. The blending of mirth, melody and novelty at l'r." tor's Theatre. Twenty-third-st., this week :s Inviting. Papinta'l mirror lance is much admire 1. Ballad? ar?? ?ang bj Mrs. lone Pulmer-Newhall; Granto and Maud arc applauded for tri k?- on the elastic wire, the Mimic Four are welcomed In ini- - Cai burlesque, and '.Va.ton ar.d May??n make their first vaudeville venture. There are ab") such ? ? - formers as the four Mesera Juggler acrobat?; Bas?? and Robert?, aerobste; Daisy Mayer uni her plcka n. unies; Dolan ani I.eiiharr, K'.lr y an I BaWSO , the Sisters Don, Gertrude Mansfleld, Predo ani ?'.riffln. Jennie Whltbeck. Luckle T.turlow ani Jen? nie Hoble, soubrettes; M ?rt iti and Coleman, ..' J Harry Ponton, equilibrist. At the Eden Mus?e next Saturdav Washington'? Hlrthday will be celebrated in the afternoon and even'ng by spoetai conceit? of American N'ltional air? Ko??ve??sy's Orchestra haa bean rt ?ersing them for several weeks. Th.? wax groups r? present? ing American historical character? w:i. be ? prlufly decorated for the celebration. Oscar Hammerstein'a new balhrt, "Marguerite." drew largo audltn???.? to ihe Olympia Mus..? Hall all last week, and ?he Indication? are that it will prove attractive for :' ?:??? tun? to come In ?d Itttoa t.i It the program:!'.?? this week Includes Virginia Aragon, the wir?? performer; Fanny Wentworth, Carl Hertz, the prestidigitateur; M. O'Oust, the Imi? tator of animals; 1*. Castor Watt, tie change art? ist, and Sadl Alfarabl. the Kussian ??.?u.librlst. Continuous vaudeville goes on with crowded housea at Tony Pastor's Theatre, where the entortalner? this week are Will H. Fox. tn ios h ir esu.ue "Pa i dewhlskle"; the barytone J Al'.rvh Ubbejr, '?eorg? Flvans, Itlnns and Mini?*. Miss t r? Rjoutt, serio? comic; Lew Bloom, ?theff-r and Blakeley, Baldwin r.nd Daly, the Zulu twin?; Charley <*ase tee Mar becks. In a posturing and lugf?*1?? ?"'?? Edward anj Joal? Kvans, in "Little Bweettearte'?; the Burl s.s iir.-. in their sketch "The Brindway Bwe.l?"; Val Viii'i, In Jupanese Juggling ?n I t?'."' spinning; Mis? He-sie .-carle, contrat '. an I file D.venpjrt brothcra A WEDPISO. Washir.g:on, Feb W.?MP1 ?'atheritie Marten War-. ton Kuller, ?laughter of the chief Justl,?.?. was mar? ried to Theodore Smith P?'?'?'her. of UufT.tlo, to-night at St. John's Bpt?ce?J?l Church, the Rev. Dr. Maekay-Smtth and Whop Taurence. .'f Massachu? setts, offlclatlng. O. I' Keating, of Buffalo, was best man, and Klchsr I D. Ware, of Beato?, I ?r H. H. Haskell. of Mas?? 'husetts. Mr. Wells, of Detroit, and Mr. Clifford, of Portland. Me., were the usluis. Mis? Fanny fxt?ft ?a? mall of honor, and ihe \ii-i?? Pauline Aibrey mil .lane Full.r were th? bri lesinai,is. a reception ?! the home of the ?'? f Justice tol.owasj ;:'' ceremonj The y.'iitrg ? luph) will go to ItulT*!" 10 live. SERIOl S ILLNESS OF .?/. 1G. COOPER. The friend? <>f Marve.le W. ?'oopfr will learn wild regret that he I" ?'influ? 1 to hi.s bed ii> - I ? .- 1 iii-is at hi? ?parimente in Ihe I'ni.in League ?' ub. Th. se wl?? are in attendance on Mr. ?Ooper are much alaf'tu-d ov'T hla condition, nMch i" d?? Id bear; ir?ubte. Mr. C?**OOer has b??.p a prop - Ml man in Mew-York foi many years. He has been eon?pl<*eoue pollUcally In later years as th? Ap? praiser of th? Port of New-York, l>> appointment of Prcsli/ent Harrison. II.? |g now pies: lent at th? BtarJard Nati.ma. Bank, Medlaen-eve. and Twee ? thlnfet.; a atrgetor of the American Buretj Cota? pan/? ? direkter of th.? Ctttaea?* s?\!t:?s it ink and un rx. cutor and trustee of the Sturtevaal ??-: It? jir Cooper, In (Vtober. 1S?M. while walking in Kl/th-ave. from the G???? league Club, a: Thirty? nf.enth-st , was siruck by otic ?if Jackson's Kxp:v*s eagons. He fell with gr?a; fores to th?> pavement. The back of his head received the blow. H? ? is insensible for some time. Mr. Cooper, however, after confinement at home for some w.cka, recov? ered, and had been In fairly good health until his present Illness. There wa? no perceptible ?hange in his condition yesterday FLINT'S TINE FURNITURE. All the space n?*?xle<1 to show proper!?, the new samples, present stock belo?" coat of production.