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TMPERIAL >i<3rRANUM MOTHERS use * preceding child birtu _??!?. their offspring. INFANTSfrom birth thrive on it! ThousandsA*. Strongcst Healthiest Chlldren -SJ? "Granum-Babies," Livia? Testimonlals to its Value. AOLD *i-> DRUQ0IST5 EVER YWMERI21 John fcarle & 5ona. New York Clty, N. Y. COLOXEL WARING DEFIED. THREATS OF DISPLKASI'HK ON SIUHT SRNT IN A LKTTKR. WE IHHCIITV STKKRT n.KANKK 1tF.'KI\TS A m:u.i-.i:r.i:NT kiisti.k. Vlaltora to the Clty Hall were ag'.taud yeaterday by reporta that a duel wa* lmmlnent. Major Hu dolph Fltzpatrlck. an Iriah patriot of d'.at'.nctlon. -vaa apoken of as one of the prlnclpals. and Colonei Warlng. of the Street .Teanlng I.epar'.mciit, a. the Major'a probable anugot.lst Colonei Wai ing lt waa riimoi.l. was the chalbn.ed person. It waa found. upon Inqulry, that colonei Warlng ln hia mall yestenlay received a form.dable-look Ing IBTBldH. from whlch, when opened, were taken three large sheatS of f.,ols ? .p. The handw titing looked martlal and belllg.reiit. The manner ln whi.-h the BUBBBfl to Colonei Warlng was acraarled over three pages would BBtlsfy almost nnv eapert that the writer was a person of .lesperate courage, and that the spistla was arritt.B under great ex cltement. Tre flrat worda upon whl-h Colonei Warlng 8 eye* rested almost male h!? .-lusfrlng lOckB ri*e up in dread. and brought the per*p1ratl:>n to his furmwed brow. "Parnell Villa, No. :.o Kast One hundred-and-thlrd-st.. New-York, Bl. Battlck'a l>ay. 1896," waa the way In which the letter began. The Colonei shivered and re...l on: Major Hudolph Fltzpatrl. k. member of the Irlsh Hrigade: in the servlce of the late Pope 1'lus, the IXth. dur.ng carnpaign of 'fio; laier actmg maater a mat. I'tiit.-d BUtea gunboal Burneldi and chief clerk l'nlted Statea steamer Cnlckamauga dur.ng the Clvll War. and later still O'N'elll's chler of atafl lavaaloa of Caaada, '**'<? and now ntty-two years of age?preaenta hls compbm.nts to t'olonel War ng. of Bhoda Island. to know whether the horrible condltlon oi Flfth-are. t.-.i.y was paraltted hy hlm to Inconvenlence th. Democratlc voters who thought proper to use lt, as Ihey were perfect ly entitled to do- Major Fltapatrtck?ln hls prlnie deslres a aatlafactory anaarer lo thi* communie.i tlon-else Colonei WarlnK will be subject to Major Fltzpatrlck's dlspleaaure on slght. When aeen by a Trlbun* reporter. Colonei War? lng had In a measure re, over-1 hls compoaure and waa inclined to make llght of Major Fltzpatrlck's prowesa. "I never heard of the man before and 1 think I .hall treat hla communlcatlon as a Joke." ?ald the Colonei bravely. thou.h then- was a notlceable uneaalnesa ln hls manner whlch indlcated trat he allll had aome miaglvlng* ab.iut hls correspondent. "Yee," the Colonei added. "there was consldera ble snow left in Fifth-ave. /esterday. I gave or? dera not to dlaturb lt at the requeal of cltlaena ?who wanted to enjoy aleighrldes. Anyhow. we couldn't have removed lt In tlrno for the para le and at the same tlme take care of the huslness parta of the clty." Colonei Warlng dtnled that he ha1 referred to Major Fitzpatrlck a* a "professlonal Irlshman." He aeemed to hope that the Major would take a lenlent view of the mattfrr, and would not resort to extremltle*. .4 XE\Y CLVBBOi SE IX PB08PECY. THE TRISTEKS OT THK DEI.TA KAPPA EPSM.ON COK81DBJKINO A NKW SITC. The trustees of ihe I.elta Kappa Epailoa <'luh have for some tlaa. bC8B conakleiing a new site for their clubhouse. Their preeeal ..iiirteis a' No. 431 Flfth-ave. have been found altogether tuo cramp. 1 to acc-cmm>di;e tlie members and th^lr friends. ?\Vhen lar dlanera hav.- been g.ven. the membera hav* f.niL, dlfflculty in provldlng aufllclenl aceom tnodatioii.- for all who wi-th^d to attend. Thal a l.rger and more eomfortable hou?? muat be k-cured ba* already b.en AedAeA, hut as yel Juel where the riub's new home wil, be laeated has not been deter mlne.i The tru.-tee* hope io declde deflnltely in a ?week or ten days One of the truateea vhen aeen yeaterday by a Trlbune reperter in regard to th.- ma;;er, aald: "We row have aeveral placea tn conteaaplatlon, and one of th*m will he dec-ide i upon before long. Tbe prea? ent tjuartere of the club nre altogether :oo cramp* I to aceomnioUv tbe number. ll.at ?rc now have There is to be a dlnner here on April 10, glven by the Nu Chapter. ar.l tBO people are expected It i plain tc be seen ;?.dt to romfortabSy aeoi PM pe .; - 1* almost an Impoaalblllty, and will tux o.ir re aourees to the otmost. ' JVDOMEXT8 iOAIXST LIAYls NCHIELE. L.?wis Behlele, dolng buaineaa as Lewla Bchlele .t Co., corset manufacturera, it N - ? ?" and MB Hroadway and ai Near-Haven, Conn., confeaaed Judgment yeaterday :.> Brnile Heldenhelmer for $41.SCJ for money lent ln May nnd Jun*. IBH. S'\ Judionei-.t*. engregatlng HSM, ar.ri .Uo entered yeaterday aaaln.i Mr Bchlele ln favor of Mayer. Btrouae A .fo. Mr. S.-hlei..- mai- ;.n aaalgnmenl on February 6. with llabllltlea of 1278,000. and tht schedules ahoved a aurpliM of as?.-t? ,,; ggo,OUO. THE 8WIXDLEB UII.LIAMs BEXTBXCED. (leoige Wllllains, aliaa Oeorge llariman. allas ?ther names. plaaded guilty to forgeiy before Ju.ige New t.urger In l'art I of Oeneral fl.aaloni yes? terday, .nd was aenrenced to ten yeara In Htate prlaon. He was known as the tlrc-ocape man." because be always wanted a room m a hotel w.tb a flre-escape. so that lf tlu- pollce caine for hlm he could eseape. He haa swindled a number of policy-holders of Inaurance companie* hy going to them and aaylng that he was an insurance agent and that the com? pany was ready to pav then. a .l.'.'.dend. He usuallv got a few dollars In aach case by th.- swindle. He aigned a flctltloua name ta th? order for the dlvl flend. which wa* hocu-. lt was sal.t thrre ?^ri- ..*> Complalnta agalnst hlm. LITTLE \YORK IX QEXBBAL SER8IOX8. The four parta of the Court of Generai fleaslon. have dlspnsed of so mary crlminal case.? ready for dlapoaltlon that there ar* not casen enjugh to keep the court* busy for m .re than a few hour* a day. On Tuead.y eome of the parf? adjourned at 1 o'.-lock after convenlng at I0:3n. P.rt II opened at 10:30 o'cln~k yeuterdav and fln Rh4?l lt.? day'* bu?lnea? at 12:3r> o'clock. Judg?. M' ahon aent to larts III and I\' to take aome of thelr casea. but the Judgea there ?<nt b.?.-k word that they had only a ahort day'e w >rk themselvep. Part II then adjourned. West 14* SL -*#J\ W TBAOI MABN T_T^. C? RELIABLT^ CARPETS AN EXHIBITION OF ORIENTAL RIIGS. 4Vbich mlll n?A?r ?r?ln t>? e'|iiall?<l Th?y w.-re .ol1ert?,i trom th? Annenlan dl*trt.-t?. n here 'he nmrvln. *ur\ lvor? Ot th. late n.auacre* a-k?<1 I. I*ve ih.ni tu'n^d ln?-> eaah. M?n> ..f the kin<1? you wll! ne\er h? abl* BB "b tala again. fr>: ihe inurder >u? ln\ader? n^t on\\ kdl"d th. people. but AtmumpaA tbah laaaaa aaan "t laa r?r Mt Baaaaataa Bl th? Cilent ar? h?r?- many of them of rteh ?rwl hiiMu?d colci*. bul all are fre* from aeld tr*a? ?ent of any klnd, therefor* many long yeara of wear or* Inaured. Latest Styles in Spring FurnHure. CASH or CRED1T ^^ @VPERTHWAIT ?^0. lUo 106 and 106 Vfest 14* JA NEAR 6?-aaV; Mta.Slps: Hctfbi^Av.wfffttofll COTTON CONTJNUES TO RISEA - THE AUGU8T OPTION LEADER OF THE , LIST. ! A RIBE OF FIFTEEV FOINTS TE. TERDAT-THB MARKET PTIL!. IN THE ORIP CF JOHN H. INMAN The boom in cotton continued yesterday. only th* chlef Interes, seemed lo have been tranaferred from ,he month of May to AubuM. Thls belng the month ln whlch stocks of eoffon wi'.l naturally reach the j lowcst ebb in the season. the chances of ? "corner ln August would seem much more favorab'.e than .n Mav. The August option sailed up li polnt* over Tue-daV close vesterday. a,).l at the flnlsh was i strong and nearly at the top, 7.S2. <he >ader of th* I list. Mav C.oaed at 7.714. a Pln of 10 po.nts The big interrsf back of ,he bui: movement were an paronUy no less confldent than on ,he previous .lay, .,,,,1 iniusrht cotton and ahoved up the pricrs r:g.it , along. The <|uotatlon? fluctuated ebarply durlng the day smii' receaalonfl f^r proflt-taklng Mr.g fo lowed hy rapld end fltrong advarce? Wall Street ? -pomlator? who generally can on y be tempted mto 1 cotton when the market la rMng. were heavy buy I er= nnd the publlc begnn to show an ?nlere?> ln ' the most attractlvfl ipeculatlon downtown. Llver I pool at ihe close was ateady and up equal to l.i | Amerlcan potntn Many Of the flUlky old bears have I refuaed to be dnven >n ye,. though they recognlae the danger ahead -af them Many. however. took no chances, bu, covered. Iteferrlng to the actlvtty and sh.irp advance ln cotton. .John H. Inman sald: "On October 16. just flve montha ago. March cotton so'.l ln thls market at UM Krom that tlme ihere has been practlca'.ly a contlnirous dedlne IM.1I March 5. when contract* so'.d a, Me, a dee-ln* of IU eeata Mv estlmate of the erop ls the same to 'inv as II waa flve aaonihs ago. when cot.on BOW flt 9-0- that isit/oooao ba'e.-. Thaahova deel ne h ougni our market much below ? _Curopean partty, and-ed to urge , urchaaea of tonfa ti m r.aw-1 ork a^a nfl saies to Europe. _______ "My experlence Is that after a steady decllne 01 -o long a tlme nn upward movement Is Inevltahle; a movement whlch wlll mos, '.Ikely recover half Of the 2\. cents decllne. and therefore carry us back to M to 8', cents before the eOttOH eeaaWI ls over. "Wlth ,he rapld.y dec Ining -locks and the fact that lt ls flve and one-ha'.f months before near cot? ton n oceura to me thal tha Persist*nt aellera flhorl of Xugust mav get Into a very uncomfortaMe pO*1 tlon hefor? the BeaBon ls over Unje*. prlcee ad? vance materlaHy. I ooa't *ee how Sfaw-Tort ran ?VOld havlng a very small stock by AugUll 1, say not over .Vt.OOO bales -Trade ln Amerlca la very bad. perhapa woree than al anv tlme for thlrty years. but agalnal thls trade la good ln Europe and Llverpool. and theContl nenl wlll takfl ? l?_w amount of cotton al cheapeal price they can gel it. but wlll. ln :ny J Klg ment, pay VA to .*?'_ cents lf neceaaary. -Almoal everv croaaroad fetlow ln th* Booth la ahort of the new erop. and therefore, 10 rry mlnd. ,here_fien_lv_ prep.r_t.on. and Incraaaed acreag* and prospects of ihe new erop are greatl} ?*?**" ,-d \r anv rate II Is the season lhat make? the ^Z^o'ro^r^nZcr^ and mentaj , ? .-> by Mr Inman, lt ls not Impoaalble 10 Imagin- .. lltu atlonn cotton. eapeclally th- August option. whlch win ro-ke hacouraa of .peculatfon along thla llne extrenel : Intcreatlr.g to word ln the [mmedlat. future All who rel"?h readlng aboul great apecu auve battlei win hope the bear operator. ot h* Cotton Eachang* wlll contlnu* >o seii AuauBt-cotton l.evond the power of man to compute. Thla i olimn would r-corS th* resul, Statlattc. arere kMredta the preaence ot the other big fa, tor* al hand. but whal came to th* snrf.ee w. re nol BUCh aalhe bear operators could extrac, much eomfort from. The ;__a! spot market was >,c hlgher and ;t the Bouthern market* Oalve.ton. Bavannah, Sew-Orleana. Mor " k .nd BaltlmoV. were llkawtaa an -Ac. wlth a good buslness dolng. Auguata waa t-M caataMher. and Memphl. an.l Mobll. Mfcnp *B"?fc*2* ..-,id 5,000 bales, Memphl* 1.700 balea.Jtavannah i?5 bales Oalveeton UM balea, Auguata 0 bale* and Bt. Louhl W bales. Tne export. were RWO bB.ee and the port recelpta 9.712 bale*, against 11.403 bales laal ^Interior recelpts for the half-week. nrported hy J.retarv lester of the Ne'.v-Orleans CottOH B? change wen- R.V, bale-. agalnal S2.24* bale..laat -ar Auguata aot M bale? yeaterday, against 2*. buVi laal M-ar. llemphl.fl-balea, ?IT??*"; ?? Clnnatl 17! bales. against .4. balea, anl Houston 1..Z1 balea. agains, 2.216 balea, Uverpool'i spo, aalei *"' IM* "^**- ?? '?-'''? *??othor siorm Wflfl Ctatfal over Missl-sippi ye-r-, da\ afternoon. _ THE COLUMBU8 E08FITAL OPEXED. ARCHBISHOP CORRIOAN ADXSl RH BLEgWXO IIBITORi iNSi'KiT THI urii.l'lN.-. The ('olumbui Hospltal. No. XM Kast Twent.elh Bl araa formally opened yesterday Bfternoon. A large numbei of vMtora were preaent The re ceptlon laated from :l p m. to . P m.. and the gue?t? arere recelved by th- Baleatan Mlaalooarlefl "f the Ba red Hearl Precedlng th* Inapectlag of lh. Btltutkm by ihe vUltora, the hoapltal ?? Me**ed by Arcbblahop Corrlgan, who alao made a ihort addreaa Among those preaeni at the oeremonlei were Mme. dl I'csnola, Mis* Laary, Mra Btepben Bmlth fJeneral di PeanoU, Conaul-Oeneral O. Bran hl Antonl, T. Lach. Itephen Btnjth. OMfe y Shra.lv. John Boucher, rharlea I.ewis. B*che r-trtmet Pe,.-r C-iltan, Frank l-erguson. ' ornellui Cokeiey, Hamon liult-ras and Jo**ph Wlnter. Tbe hospltal has un.i'-i_ >n.- many change*. an, Dreaen'ed an entlrely new appearance yeateroay. The vlaltora were hlghh p'.eaaed wlth all they aaa and al tbe cordlal welcom* whlch they recelved fiom ,he Slst'-rs of the Balealan Mlsslonanes Ihe llttle chapel wlthln ihe hospltal wa* decorated wlth palmi ferafl and flower*. Ther.- we,e fony-elght patlenti In th* hoapltal yeaterday. ? A FATBETIC 8CEXE IT '////: VORGUE. V SVVKI-K WKKI'S WIIKN IIK l-BARNS Of TIIE DEATH OF IIM BROTHBR \ DBthetlC icene tOOk pla. - a, th* MOTgU* ? monlngi ?h.? jame. Olarni. of x.w.,i,,v..n Conn weni io learn the partlculara of tha death ol his brother. Oocar. It appear. thal ihatwo brother. left Bweden ln iw.?. and came to Amerlca rhey ?avaratad al Caatla Oarden. James going io Con? nectlcut and "scar remalalng ln New-Vork. Thej dld not see each o-her >r. elgh. years For aome mvsterlous reason Oscar fiom thal Mme ou, refused io eommunlcata with his brother. and in thfl ktteri whlch be aent tn his parenta ln Bweden he sald thai at aome future AaU he would give Iham hli addreai \H .. -oaoequence Ihe pa.*eni. could no, anawer any or his lettera, bui !l"'> Informed .lumes al New Haven of hls brother*. .tranga attlon.. \ taw daya ago James, through ? fellow-csuntry man ln New-Yorh. learned lhai hl. brother hai been atopping at Ma us Weat Thlrly-thlrd-et. He alao was Informed that hls brother was aertOUflly lll at IJellevue Huspllal. He burrled 10 New-")ork on heailnif this Informatlon, and when he jfl/enl to ,he tth-eut Bellevue. Keglstrar Oleason told hlm thai he cDl d learn all about hla brother a, ,he MorgU* He theii leurned that hls brother had dled oi. Febru _Yv ______ had been buried on March 1. Ifl Mount oifvet Cemetery. He broke down and wepi ln the Morgue and he offlcl.li irled In vala ta comforl him ll- told Capuln Whlte thal he aad hli brother kfl home a.ter promising thelr parenta hal he would work hard In Amerlca und BBV* enough money to com* back and ke.-p ihelr pare.Hs from want durlng their decllnlng yeara. Oa-r w.s fortr-One years old when he lied. and hls 'brother la rhlffy-elght. The latter It a .ooulder. ? ? NEW CEBATION8 IN BAT8 AND 00WN8. Whlle Ihey are aii charmlng. sprlng openings re semble the stars ln the mn'ter nf dlfrering from one another In glorv. rhe conflrmed aUendant a, lh.se fe?i!vities soon nollces )har each nas an Indlvidu allly whlch llstlngu'ehfs |, frr>m the others. The Wldely known house of Kdwnrd A. Morrlson A> Son, No 8D3 Broadway, proved .:se>ir no exception to thls rule when It dliplayed Its n<-w offerings In mllllnery and costumes yesterday. < me dalnly hat ls com posed entlrely of the leaves of ,he blue cornflower. The trlmmlng* coneist of the grijeeful blossoni-, pale green ribbon bows and an algrette of the same shade. Small hit* of the popular tatln atraw ln some solld, rich color are niWMfOMB They tre usu ttliy trlmmt-d qulte slmp'y, wlth VOlvet or ribbon and algre'tes of the Mme general tone. Kor ,ho*e who prefer ir.?m. there are strlklng comblnatlon* of vartoua COat-aatlag colors, ln many o.ld shapes. K ises. wooo-vlolet.? and hlies-of-the-valley *re all u?ed upon a larg* hat of h.aek horsehalr and ner. In tne suit departmen, there is a truly royal ?own whlch Is destined to be worn by an Amerlcan woman at the coronatlon of the <"_m of Ruesls The foundatlOO '?? P'nk molre wllh a traln three yards lonc Thls 1* entlrely covered wlth a redlnrote of BrTssels ne, of a tmtll dotted pattern, ilmllar ,o lha, of * babv't veil. A narrow band of Ruselan sable edgea thls ov*r lree* The deep. polnted glrdle nf white ve.vet lt fliuddd *"h opflli. lopai and Ivorv Blue bttnt-1 over whlte illfe Is . new ide. for a tallor-made costume. The bodlce 1* of *l.k In an ?ntlque Perslan pattern -,-a LOSS BY URE IS J0BN8T. Flre bur*t from the front wli'dow* of the four *tory buldlng at No m lohn-st.. rlght under the note of Pollceman Mulhoiland. of the Oak-it. ita? tion. Tue*day nlaht. Th* bulldlng; la an old\ ont^ occupled entlrely hy J L. Hopklns * Cp-.jmperteea cf drug*. and I* ?*parated from the b? dlng* on e.ther tlde only by the f nisli.t of Inch wall*. Three alarm* w?r* *ent ta Ib* *nOr* loaa waa about ?MU. IVORY SOAP 99 *Moo PURE Bisabeih B. Scovi, in her book, " The Care ol' C^en^recom -,nds the use of Ivorv Soap for bathing infants, and says. There is ^ par'icularvhlue in Castile Soap, which has long been consecr.ted to this purpose. tmi tmaarm * oam?li co . c ?.". GOWNS IN PARIS. A DB8CR1PTION OF BOMI! HANDSOME STAOE COBTUMKa AT THK COM EDIE FRANCAIiE. ??How well they dreaa at the ContedlS Kranral..:" I, ?he commeBi ol f-.shionahie nrietetrnes, who Bocfc eagerty lo 'be tlrst repreeeittttlon ot erery ,"ew pla' Tbe, are more anxlous. perh-p. 18*. ,he mod-s than 18 Judge of the merl ts of B new plece. Pven If lt Ifl wrltten bv an old favorl.e |,ke M Henn Meiib .- 'Hlreeee Kortune" has cerl.nl) tba two greal easentlah of a modera popol.r ptay. j never dlalogue .r.d ravls.-nntes MMtes The gowna are .-.11 -he m'.re c-nirancing in th*~ tagglng daya of sprlng. Ifl th? the openlng acene ponray* a summer pnr.or ln a country v.l.a. wlth a < onpi of doora and a 1-rge rtudlo window openlng out on a brllllant flow.-r g.-uden. rt I* Into thla acene of rwstlc elegnn-e that Mlle. Rar.et appear. Ifl a l-vely littla f-ock "de Jeune (111." of accordlon-pleated roae erepon. the entlre voke being l*8fBp088d of an empiecment of ecru anlpura, inanufartored for the purpaae. with a deep point in front. The coil..." and Bell ?re both of nve-colorel aBtlB, the latter with .v-iue* of ecru I batlate on either shfe. m Ihls act Mm*. Pierson ls [ dreeaed ln an especlally pretty houae gown of mauvc ! erepon wlth whlte palka aota: th- bkniae ehemlaette ! of whlte ple.te,l Hnen 1k nearly covered wlth h.ing Ina plece. of erepon. whi.-h reach twelve inche. i ?r more 1,-iow .he era?st, and '-vhicb an- bordered I with a Ihk* mch. of pink.il t.iffeta* io match the mauve crdpon. The sam. rnche llfllahea th- botton* of the akln and also the aboii elbo** sleev.. The adrenturee* of the plece Iby the way. the wl.ked women ilways seem to be dreascd arlth more chlc than the good one* ln French pla\*. I* gOWned In a very Mrlklnic loilet of betg. cloth The nklrt la cut with th<- new potntsd godeta, and Ihe bo.n.??-. whu-h is formed i... .1 blonae and .1 *'?'??? graduated boa pie.u ii) front, baa tb.- pleal and the blanaa cul down ln thi.- deep polnta, whlch are laced with narrow whlt- aatln rlbbOB over sn under bodlce ef roas laffetaa glaeOe, wlth a pllssee of ihe ? inn lal f.tss sl Ibe wrtat, half coverlng lh. .leave Tne collar la pecuHar, a hlgh rtoch of the roae-colored laffetaa wlth a craval if th.- narrow whlt- aatln rlbbon, one ,-it th<- bottom aad one al the top, tl I witb a llttl.- Bal bow- bl-:.- .. man'a evenlng tle Thla i* BurmoBirted by two llarlng polnted coquea. Mlle. Brandes, who represents thls characier, wear* her halr loo*. iy rolled back over a cushion, snd .. hat of eoaras yellow atraw ha* an Imraensely aride Mpread bow ..f p.iie iraen rlbbon, with c.qmiie- ..f ro*? tulle. i? the second acl tbe same a.-ire-? appear. in an evenlng dreaa of ?> lovely Bhade nf green velvet. Tb* r,,;?. || ml <-n pclnce.ee, and open. Ib ii..- rronl of !>... bodtca bv tbe meani of .. Blgaag enl down t> the W.4IKI. whlch forma ihree polnts or "patt.e'' oa the rlght side. Theae faeten ovei aome lace, whlch I. t.rought dowa fi" .''i lha '.eek, and bang In a fr.r. helow tbe walat, ihe polnta of th- rlght ?iie of the i,?n ,. being faatened lo ihe lefl M.i- over the la<e i,v aaeana of anti.iue jeweiiei buttona Tne low-cul n,.ck la drapel wllh a 11. hu extceliiiK over the *hoiild.-r?. anl tbe end* are IBCksd under ihe polnta SS alrendv descrlbed They are hcl down at the (Of bv n *tr..|. of ? erlBS aall... will. a mou.lnet bOW Hl eith-t >?''. BBd a bunch of violet* 011 Ihe left A noti.e.-il.ii ini.ov.. ".on t"t lOW-CUl evenlng bodkrea 1* found ln ihe sleeves. whlch nr.- long to the wrUI for balf-dreaa Thla faahlon wlll doubt lea. become popular. ln th-' same act, Mlle. It.trlet weara a robe de 1 ..un.e? <dr.-s? foi the race.) of cream colored ? nen, embroldered wlth large ecru flowera mlBed wlth a little gold, each breadth being smbroldered wlth a scalloped edge and left op*? ?early to the hlpe. ovat piOaoea ot cream-colored mousiellne de sole. Th.- reat of the gown ia cut rn prirjceBM wlth a smoothly ntting w?i*t Tbe sloevea are of orange velvet, orBamented arjth ??u tache. of cream--oloi.-i gulpure, snd Bnlehed al lh. tlbow wlth s fub pllssss Of bl.-k tulle, ami am mounted at the |op by a Tlll of rrearg-eelored gulpnre The neck la nniahed b> .. collar ol ofang* velvet eurtaouated by a frfll of btock tulle. with tht* effectlve roatame 4 ihree-oafBerad ha: 1* wom. or roarae black straw, irlmmed with a large tnfl of black ostrleh tlp*. Another eutdOM fro. k BgUal'.} novel anl alrlk Infc- is wom by Mlle. Ilrandes ln th" last act, a pair, grav gra-s -loth. thin enough 19 ahow a *hlmm*r 8f th* yellow aatla pettkwal ondemeath, and eni PtmtianA wlth "trlpes of yellOW roaea wlth ll.elr fnllage Tl.e ,,v?r*klrt rea. hen M Ibe top of a pil?!?ee of yellow m.i I.i on the petttCMl The bodlce I* a bloua* of yellow chlffon. over whlch la a deep co.uretie of the embroldered gia*? cwth. tnmmed wllh lace ani CUl up "ii eith.-i alde back and front beiow the ahouldera. The sleevea, whlch are cul wlth a moven ftg. CUff over the handa, are also mad* of the pmi.roldered graa* c;oth, while the hat or rather 104)88, whlch l? placed Juat back of the' puff of I.air. I* of green atraw, wlth three bunchen of yellow roi>e*. one ln the mlddle and on* on e.ch alde. A lovely negllgre worn by Ml>. H.r tel aa the neg>et*d young wlfe. I* . te* gown of pale yellow aatln. covered wlth embroldeiy ln paatel rolor* Tht* I* cut under the arm, and open down the front. and la lltted 10 the ftguie. ihe upper part and front being fllled ln wlth whlte moiteaellne d? anl* aaabroldered wlth *llver palllettea and tlny Sir_u*a dl.imond* The ileevea, whlch are ahort to ihe elbow. are of pul* blue mousaellne de aole, c.ught up wlth mauve aatln bowa. and the collar la . hlgh atock of th? mauve a.tln. wlth a frlll above of whlte mouaaellne de nol*. The handaome gown ahown on thia paae tn made of gray corduroy, wlth an underbodice of turquolae blue broc.ded *llk There .re many amall buttona effectlvelv u*?*l for trlmmlng. both on the hodice and on the aklrt Moti w-111*11 would flnd thla model aerviceabl. and b#co">lnr and tb. color comblnatlon ls almost limltless. THE ROARD OF BDVCATIOX RETmgMwrr or tka.mm on r?wMoicB-?F pOglTlOn TO AMKNDIN'I THK WI* TO CHAKOB THF. I.AW RK'-.ARr>IVI THE STfDY OK AIXOHOUC PR1NK. Af the Board of EdUCatlOfl meetlng held yesterday Sftarnoon Thomaa l_ O'Hrlen was appolnted an 88 Slstanl superlntendent Bl nn annual salary or UatAO Mr. O'Hrlen wa* prlnclpnl of ..mmmnr School Ifb 51. He haa been a teacher alnce 1171 W ,, a graduata of Bt. Francl. Xavler'a College andIta ? member of the N'ew-York PrBBg Club and tlie 0*0 Kraphlc.il Boclety. The followlng teachers wera mired on P?n*'?< tbbe a. wrlght. wiiiiam Mullany. Wlaabeth n. Denton. Bttsabetb A. Kaye, Anna L. Madden. iinn nnh R. PhllllpB. CarattS* W. Fraaer Marlon A Bllven Wllhelmlnn Snyder. Jennle r'aldwe.l. Mnr> M Coffay nnd Kmella Kterated. ln r-onnectlon wlth th* latter'* retlrement the Hoard took occ.i.lon to BXPreae Ita reoegadtlea) of the falthful manner In whlch she performed her dittlea durlng her flfty vear*' aervlce na a teacher. Mary C Meehnn was appolnted prlnclpal of Bchool N'o. :?. The followlng communlcatlin waa received from Bupertntendeal Jasper: -i forwarded on rriday lasl n tatter to Trustas Reynolda, ot the Tenth Ward, roo.iiei.tlng the name* of the teachers of whom he has both apoken and wltten. the followlng: 'Introduced by B trustee nnd recommended by fl prlndpal, at ths requesi of a trustcc-. S teacher I* vt>ry sure to BB8a for the eilglble ll?t I could name one teacher In my ward who went all through thi* proces* and to-day cannot wrlte a ??nrenco on the 1.1,-vckhoard before her pupils wlth? out ni,klng mlstakes In spelllng.' i have received 1 hl* anawer, deeltnlng to gi\? tbe Informatlon de -.;.-. ! 1 wo;ild *Ugg4Ml lhat tlu- sulject be referred IO the .'ommlttoe on Instructlon for lnve.*tlgation and report." Thla i our*? wa* Bdipted Tl.e lnnldlng formerlv o upled b) Bchool No, O, In the Tw.nty-thlrd Ward i? to be rtttel up for a Iruant school. All lanltora who are ..bliged to secur* llvtng apartmenta outaide of the achoobi are lo bave $:?> % year sddl Honal to thelr aalarlea, sn ,,- i , meel the expense of rtml lt waa reported to the Board yeatei lay that fortv-tiuee lanltora had already aecured outaide ?rcommodatlona Buperlntendenl Ja.per ?ent a ro i..ri to th.- Board, ln whlch he -.ald th.it Benate bill No i''i Intended lo thanee the law regardlng the ?tu'dy of the aublect of aleohollc drlnh ln achoola, had been ao amended a. to be ;.* hurmf.il aa the .xl.tlng i,w ii. recommended that Ihe Board expresa Ita moroval only of Benate bill No, IH ns orlglnally drafted Tl.e Hoard paaaed a reBOlutton to tbat effeel and coplea of the reaolutlon were ordered to be nrlnted nnd sent to every member of the USglalatlVS Commlttee bavlng tbe blll under constderatlaa. - ? COXOBERB APPEALED TO FOR PBACB. THB BOARD OP TRADB Ai-K? THAT THK DtSTORB |\U AOITATIOM 0? INTKIINATK-NAI. AF PAIR8 BB BTOPPBTJ There wa* a Bpeclal meetlng of th* Mew-Torfc Board of Trade .nd TraBaportatloB yaatetday af ,.,?'.,,? at their rooma In ibe Mall and Express Bulldlnx the loplcs under dlscuaslon being: "Irst. the effe.-i upon bUSlnaaa of ihe preseal atlltude of rongreaa toward Internatlonal questlon*; aecond, the gtate Blevator bli:. PraaMeBi DarwlB R .lame* waa skeeBt, and the chalr waa occupled hy Osear B. Straua. Willlam II. Wlley, chalrman of the commlttee hav Ing ihe matter ln .barge, tnoved th* ndoption of the followlng: ?The New-Vork Hoard of Trade and Tran.-p.irta t.on reapectfully aubmlta lo Coragreaa lhat, Ib its jiidgin.-nt, a dlscontlnunnce of diaturb.ir.ee of every charai ter la of virai Importance lo a racovery from th.- preaenl depreaeed condltlon into which all see tloiis and every Indu-try of the country ire plungfd ?The heated dUeuss'.on in Congrea. of Interna* tional i|ue*t!ons. invoiving menacea of war. follow? lng ao cloaely Bpon our tarlff sgltatlona and Bnan< r|al dlfJICUllleB, has ln the hellef of the Hoard. been hlgiiy ib-irlm.-ntal to every Interest of the Natlon ln lhal lt haa ten led to keep the country In a cori ti.nial tiirnxV.I "At no tlme In our exlatcnr* hav* p*ace and a SOUnd and eeaaeiVBtlva paltci in legialatlon been more c**entlal to the welfare of thla country than at ihe preaent moment. ?\ wl?e and careful con*lderatlon of our cur reaey and flnance*. tendlng to pl.ee them upon a utable bn*l*. would, In th* Judgment of thi* Hoard, he most eaadUCtVS 18 ihe prosperlty Of the whole Natlon. ??We, Iheref.v*. earneatly and reapectfully urge up.n CewgreBS that it give attention to these mo.t sreeelag need* of ihe country. "Raaolved, That a copy of the foregolng memorlal be sent to the Prealdent and Vlce-Pre*ldent of the tnlted Btatea. to the Speaker of the Houae of Hep re-entatlvea and to the membera of lh* Senate and of th* HOBBS of Hepreaentatlve.. "Beanlved. That a copy be also *ent to every com? merclal organl.ation In the l'nlted Btate*, wlth the rr?ue*t th.t they Joln thla B.ird In maklng the above repreaentatlon* to Congreee." Thi* was adopi. I b) a unanlmoua vote. K H Thurber mn-.* n HBOtHNI that the Board of Trade and Traiu.p irtatlon urge thal the Orady Sprlngweller State (traln El'vator blll become a law. .'aptaln M. De Puy, who w.a preaent. made the followlng atat.-menta: "The Buffalo Truat chargea for rlev.tlng .nd th. us* of ateam ahovela tor tr.n.ferrlng lOO.Ow.buahela of can.l graln 11.OK). The Rrooklyn Truat iggregate charge. for tr.naferrlng 100,0(*1 buahela of praln from c.n.T-boat. to ahlpa are 11,500. The Fioating Kl* vator Truat aggrag.te charge. for tr.naferrlng 100, 000 buahela from canal-bqata to ahlpa are 11,160. easteTcards, of course, aud Easter Booklets and all the little tokens that ehime them ample space in the Book Store. Imported Flat Cards, 2 to 8c. Imported Folding Cards, 4 to 15c. Booklets. beautiful lithograph.c illustrat.ons. ^loWc_ Celluloid Cards, exquisite hand-painted designs, W Novelties in various shapes and designs, 20 to 75c. Episcopal Prayer Books, 15c to $24-0. Episcop.l Hymnals, 20c to $2.70. Combination Sets, prayer and hymnal, 65c to $11. Catholic Prayer Books, 70c to $4. Catholic Prayer Books in sets of 2 vols., $145 tt ti* PARIS MILLINERY-DRESSES *TAS stules that uou'd see on Easter day in the gay capitalsof the world. The olevoicTofthe visitors is that this is the most beautiful and interestmg display ever made in New York. Maybe (ive And just the But the UNTRIMMED MILUNERY is heaped up as you never saw it here. times the space for it we ever had before. shapes every woman of taste will he wanting. rnarvd of rrirvels is the price range-such values as make the wholesalers shiver. 10,1 doz. new Straw Shapes in eight d'*i'"c* 5ty,c$-,n black ar.d colors, regularly $1 and$1.2o, we say 100 doz Shapes in half a score distinct styles, black and colo.s, regularly $1 to $1.50, we say Mc. 50 doz. trimmed walking Hats in fancy straw. The nattiest shape, in black, white, navy and brown, regularly $2, we say $1.25. FLOWERS, TOO. Imported Crush Roses, 3 in a bunch on rubber stemj, 35c; regularly 75c. Sutin Violets, 6 doz. in a bunch, 35c; regularly 75c. RHINESTONE ORNAMENTS are the proper thing for this season. Here 'is a great variety at 20c and up. Rhinestone Hat Pins, 25c; usually 50c. BLACK 0STRICH BOAS The time is at hand when you need one. Stvlisn, comfortable, and they make the winds of March llke lune zephyrs. You do not want mixed1 or redyed feathers. We don't keep those kinds. To-day an extra lot. At $4.65 for 1 yd. long. At $6.90 for 1 % yds. At $7.50 lor 1 yd., fuller and fluffier. At $9.65 for 1 % yds. The regular price for either is double. WHITE GOODS 40 in clear lawn, the _?_ kind at 12c. Only one piece to a customer. White fancy l'i.|ues, stripes, checks and dots, OU quality it 25^ ..... _ l.ovely white Irish Dimities, 80 m., hairhned and striped. Not ten days from Ireland. Price 25c. EASTER SWEETS Buttercups, 10 ftovors, nut centres. 25c. Broken mixed Candics, curled, crimped and plain, 15c 1 Ib. box. BIWAOWrvY &,__.IOu_?. POUrTTHAVE. SucctaaoM to AT.Stewaut & Co. FURNITURE Of course it seems absurd, but here are good lookinf, well made, serviceable Bedroom Suits of five pieces at $11.50?bed, bureau, table, chair, rocker. That's the way we are doing the Furniture business? putting prices lower than you ever knew them on worthy goods. Oak birch and imitation mahogany Rockeis, $181 insteadof$4.50. Imitation mahogany Rockers, high back, wood seat, $2; from $3. Imitation mahogany Rockers, solid wood seat, JI..0; from $7. Dining Chairs, $1 to $40. Sideboards, $14 to $350. Fxtension Tables, $5.50 to $150. China Clarets, $16 to $150. Full line of Cutler's celebrated Roll-top Desks, $15 tt $150. BLACK KID GL0VES The women s black kid Cloves at $1 are exceptional value. They are selected, fme, real kid, each pair fitted to the hand. Warranted. The Cismonda. Black and all the new shades for Spring. BROADWAY *U-IO*Stt RHJfmiAVE. THE W0RLDS BEST NATURAL APERIENT WATER Hunyadi Janos Jl is the laxative against Constipation and Congestions.' (Dr. B. Monio, Puria.) CAUT10N : None fienuine withont the sitptatupv of ihe /?/?/;? ?Andreas Saxlehner" on iiu UiM f )a^9-^.?_^?-^.a-^^?<^_-q^#-4^?'^^?-,^-*a)va-?-^"^a.'^v?<v?^^_'^t,5 l 9 0 I. J c ? LEA & PERRINS SIGNATURE a) printed in X*xm ___W7f_r ; . U-aVbl _i-afev..*..a7 | 3across the OUTSIDE wrapper of every bottle of ? A - f (4) *-. ^ The Origlnal and Oenulne WORCESTERSHIRE, as a further p."*- J ? te.tion against all imitations. * \ l AgtnU lor thellnlt.d State.. JOHN DUNCAN'S SONS , N. Y. j f ?<a- W *<*? I"> -flt,? -?r_.r?) -*-> ??flt-.a-flfc-? -fl_.e '*^(l)'ats^*^'arNe'a^r*'ar.-'^-l-^.*?'a^*T> LEA.& PERRINS' SAUCE Total for elevatO." servlce both ports. K/XO to $:,r>40." s. w i'm-v. w. E. Cleary and ..ther* -p.-ke un the subject. Mr. Thurber'a motlon was pa?.?ed. tJIXIXQ EXCHAXGE DIBECT0R8 RE8I0X. A luisi'i.T i'F TMK DIBBATlgPACTtON BXPKB88BD AT KK.'ENT MKKTIMiS All the direetors of the New-York Minlrg Fx change. Includlng Presldent Isham H. Porter. re aign.-d yeaterday. Thera wera four racanetea in the Hoard before. Whlch b'ft tlve more to step out. Tbe new Board wlll be selected at a meetlng of tbe members on Saturday It may Include one or two of the old memtx rs. The wholesalo char.ge In the mnnageinent ls ? resuit of the dlasatlafactlon e\ prensed by the members ln a serlea of meetlng.. A PA8TIDI0VB TRAMP. All ihe beds in the floatlng-house were occupled Tuesday nlght. The iodgera were put to work yeaterday morning ahovellng snow, nnd wlth on* ex crptlon they sll complled wlth the ordera that they must do thrc* houra' work. Thia exceptlon was a man glvlng the natiw of James Hawkln*. llawkinu refused tO go OUl and shovel SBOW because he was Sfrald of geitlng hla feet wet. He aald to Colonc'. Whlte: "I'll ko out and shovel snow If you give me a pair of new nhoea." Hnwklns's revolt will cost hlm hls llberty for flve davs. He was placed under nrreat, charg.-1 wlth being a vagrant, nnd waa sent to the Yorkvtllo Court, together wlth s.-ven profe?sional tramps, to be comnlTted to the Workhouse. -? BAIL FOR DAYXEs. Willlam Dayaea, the inaurance broker. of No. 27 Pine-at . who was arreated on Ihe chargo of dlapos Ing of bogua l,loy.t? tire Insurar.ce company char tera, Monday nlght, waa released on lii.OOO bail yes terda} afternoon Frank Kuhn. i broker. havlng an ofllee in the Bennetl Bullding, In Nasaau-st., iMcaraa hls aurety. Judge Newburger. ln I'art I, Oeneral Sesslon.", Btgned the bond. ElECTRUAL C0X8TBVCTI0X COXFEREXCE A Jolnt conference of electrlcal. inaurance and al lled Interest*. lootilng toward the adoption and en forcement of a natlonal rode of rules for electrlcal construction and operatlon, waa held yeaterday at the h.adnuarters of the American Society of Mechsnleal Knglneers, In West Thlrty-flrst-st. Willl.m J. H.mmer. of New-Vork. w.s eleetcd chalrmnn. and C. J. H Woodbury, of Boston, aec retary. Among those preaent were: Profeaaor Franc|?, H. ("rocker, American Inatltute of Elec? trlcal Knglneera: Frnnk B. Ford. American Street Uallway Aaaoclation: Willlam 11. Merrlll. Natlonal Board of Flre I'nderwrlters. A 8 Hrown, Weatern I'nion Telegraph Company: Francls W. Jon.-s, Postal Telegraph Company; Alfred Stone, Ameri? can Inatltute of Archttecta; Captaln Wiiiiam Brophy, Natlonal Aaaoclation of Flre Knglnecrs. C. J. H. Woodbury. American Bell Telephone Com? pany; Lleutenant 8. 1). Oreene, ii.-n.ruI Klectrlc Company; I'h.rlea . Scott. Weatlnghouae Klectrlc and Manufacturlng Company: K. A. Fltigetald, Vnderwrlter." Natlonal Klectrlc A.aoclatlon; Will? lam MacDevltt. In.nector of the Board of Flre 1'n derwrltera. Phlladefphla. Penn.: A. F.. Kennellv and W, J. Jenka, electrlcal experla. New-York; fc. V'. French. factory Inapector of the Mutual FIr. In? aurance Company. Iloaton. and T. E. Croa.m.n. Brooklyn. Commltteea were appolnted to provide for . perm.nent nrir.nication and to conalder and report upon a unlform ay.tem of electrlcal con atructlon and operatlon. The meetlng then ad* Journad untll thi. morning. \-gtt. A E00V8 col y l' IXDICTED. BU s\vi\ni.iN<; CABBEB ON si: v KSX) LA-. ? MnoNiacutci or tm_; bubdeb bobber. The Orar.d .Jury in thlfl elty rcattrdajr foui-. 1 -4*1 Indletaaanl a?ainst th*1 awInd'.er allina Count I.uclen dl Armande ltlvl.-re. who wua trrrfltan ii) Rlchmond,Va . at the ratjaaat ol <'.,;>tala 0"Br1aa of the Dataoilva Baraau. Th.- Indlctmi nt a . on thr eomplalnt of LaopoM Ro*B->, arlio .' W thls clty ln Deeember laa, oa tha flt-aBflflhlP Vtmt lan.l. Tha "Count" was a paaaanstr on ih) flafla* steamer, an.l horrowo.l nearly all of Roffffa'l mOnty on tho way ov.-r Ha took I,ti tO rh.- ii ,1 I M.ir'.m after thelr arrival tn thls eltj BBd itOlfl Rog_t?'< watch. RoflB*. who ia a aaachanteal aaalna.. froB BroaMto, waa lef, almoit daatltuta arhcn rhe boanB nobleman daaaitad hlm. On the nlght of Deeember 27. Brhen thlev* f* Into the house of I. Townsen.l Bardaa art! itaB Joartla ralaad a, more than IMJM, tha aarladlar *-t? siaylng at tho Hotel Brunswlck. where !)?? waa teejm tered at "F.. Calmon,.' and the wln.liw of h.s fl overlooked the rear of the Burden hoVM. Ha diaap peared before the police had an opportunltv t questljn hlm. Slnce then the swlndlor haa _____ hoard of ?s bor r owlng money or BWtndllac people In various rltMB aiways pretendlim to be a French count. but ohanf Ing the tltle every tlme. ln u number of plaC-fl hf has declared that he was a rrrphew of Mr FOIB* the agent of the French Stoamship Mne. and M~ Forget har. recelved a number of letter* and tel grams of Inqulry about the swin.lor. It wis J maana of Informatlon glven by Mr. Forget tha_t_ police were able to have the swlndler arrested >n Rlchmond. . , ,. Captaln O'Brlen wlll have the prlsoner brougnt ?" thls clty for trlal. lf posslble, but there are man) per-ons in other cltlea win may want to ma*' eharcaa aaatnai him. Captala 0*Brl_a r_:i >'*-"'. day ,hat the swlndler was not vaatad lu re oi b count of the Burden robbery. -? SUR TREASURY RFCEIPTS FROM BASKS. Inder the order of the Treasury Department tot the New-York hanks actlng as special Oovernment r'...l,,-iai,o,ies to turn Into the Sub-Treasury -<? P*' c_n: of thelr holdlngs of Oovernment fundi. wa Su';- Treasury yesterday paeajvad IS.WO.OOO In green baeha an.l mmjBI ln gold. A .11 ROR OR.IECTS TO HEARIXG COMSTOCK Portsmouth. N H.. March lS.-The sesslon of thfl l'nlted States Dlstrict and Clrcult courts eeymtm here yesterd.y wlth Judxe W.bb. of PortUnJ. oa the hench. Anthony Comstock teatlfled before ??** Orand Jury against Henrv Walker. of Dunbartaa. X HL charged wlth gendlng obscene Plot_,r,T through the maili. One of the Jurors. after a51-'"* Comstock if he was the man the New-York "'Vj papers had printed so murh about. declared ni.n*-i* unwllllng to hoar Comstook's testimony. aad me Jected to hls appearlng In the cjse. Dlstrict-A-tg* nev Branch Promptly esoorted the Juror to ?"?-?* Webb who Informed him who was runnlng the ojun. The juror wafc permltted to return to the )_r. room. and M*rv Comstock presenied hls evldence. ? _ i ? "___?J FL1NTS FINE FURNITURE. AI.I. WHO ARE POSTED PAY Tllll ti THB riNKST FURN1TURB.