In the main, satisfactory- and 'hat the opportunity
for consideration of pending legislation '?>? the peo?
ple directly affected and tlie publicity given to all
sui'h proceeding! temi to prevent hasty legislation.
and cannot, I think, fall to be of gnat benefit to
In a Rtaie- like ours, with such a large and diver?
sified population, with vast commercial Interests
and presenting complex municipal problems, the
quantity of b-glslatlon is necessarily considerable-,
and while this quantity would be materially re?
duced b*/ the adoption of general laws. t!v aggre?
gate of legislation must still continue large. Com?
munities grow and erevclop In different parts of the
State under quite div. rsc conditions and present
varying features of administration. It haa been
found extremely difficult to re-conclle these differ?
ences and produce a general scheme- of government
that will tit all conditions; nnd. aside from munici?
pal affair-, til,- commercial, business and social In?
terests of the State constantly pr.-sent problems
demanding legislative solution. These subjects have
assumed great magnitude uno the legislation inci?
dent thereto I* not only larg.-, but fii.pi.-ntly com?
plicated :.nd very important
LEGISLATION OK TvYO YF'ARS.
During thc last two years there has been impor?
tant legislation upon nearly artery brane-h of admin?
istrative' affairs in xxhlch the pe-opl<' of the- State
are interest. ?! Much of ihi- xxas incident lo the
new Constitution, which mo.llti. .1 the thre-e great
branches into which the government is divided, lt
also established ie xx iii pa Ii men ta and exteneled thc
powers of tho-.- .,!i. ad\ ? xisting so that Important
legislation was needed to put Into operation Ihe
new or the modified machinery of gove-rnme nt.
There has also been much legislation of a general
character, neit dlrectlv relating to the Constitution,
This legislation shows Ihat the temi, ney of our
people :> toward greater development in adminis?
tration and the accomplishment of a more- perfect
scheme of goverament Many aubjecta which have
received legislative attention possess more- than
ordinarv sig ni tb a nc.
Patriotism And* expression in statues prohibiting
th.- display of foreign Bag* upon public buildings .md
requiring om >wn has to be displayed on school?
houses; providing for the erection of suitable, monu?
ments to .-..mm. m..rat" the I I x ic - of New-York s ,;.
dicrs In the War of th" Rebellion; for the erection of
a monument -l0 General Herkimer, to commemorate
thc victory vv in by hun. which was. perhaps, ihe
turning polo I In trie Revolution: providing for the
acquisition of ihe Joan Brown faun: the purchase of
thc Saratoga Monument, and the preeervatlon of the
house at .Mount MaeGri gor where our greatest Pres?
ident breathed his last
Reforms haxe also bren initiated Ly thc enactment
of laws inter.1. 1 to Improve and pr .:? .'t public health,
by the Inspection and sanitation of bakeries and
tenement-house* and. also, for thc Improvement of
employe* in mercantile establishments
The -ans,, .f education has not I.e.-n neglected. It
has received special attention by the- enactment of
tows intended to effect a scheme of compulsory at*
tendance at schools, for tin- education of teacher*,
the instruction of the.se Intending tx .-me-r various
professions an i by libera! appropriation for the main
tenan ommon schools.
Charitx iii '1- expression In the reviaton of the laws
rebating to the poor and Insane, in the organla il 1
thc s; ii.- Board ol Charltlei and the extension of
The subject of tl iee ind sale of Intoxicants re?
ceived -? 11 .1 extended ?onalderation, resulting
in the enactment of txvo Important laws, one pro?
viding f-.ir instruction relating to the effects of nar?
cotics and stimulant* and ihe other a general re
\ sj n of ih.. Excise laws, Introducing a new scheme
of taxation and regulation of the liqu.xr traffic, in?
tended to restrain within practicable limits the sale
of Intoxicants, bul also to compel pers .ns in this busi?
ness to m ik-- .1 larger contribution toward public ex?
pense.* Incident. In a great measure, to Hie traffic it?
The ganami of statutory revision has been carrie,]
forward by the enactment of ten genera! laws, re?
lating to tax it. n. real property, State- charities, In?
sanity, poor, religious corporal; >n:-. domestic re
laiions. domes;ic commerce, benevolent orders and
membership corporations. 1 am Informed that an al?
most equal number of bids for the revision of other
subjects xviii be presented to the next Legislature, and
that tue sch. ni, of revision will then be nearly com
Muring these, two years the enlargement and Im?
provement of our li ternal waterxvays has received
special consideration, not only by the Legislature, but
by the pe-ople themselves, who have- authorised the
expenditure of i'>.,000. The v.-ry positive vote upon
this prop isp! .ri ihowa the ciear determination of our
people to preserve, continue- and enlarge th> facilities
tor transportation afforded by our great canal*
THK ORKATKR NKW-TORK.
Not the least of the subjects which have re'ce-lved
leglalatlve attention ls the consolidation of thc
communities lc. this St.He- Situated 1 hon; the har?
bor of New-York. The- Greater N> xx-York, the
initial hill for thc incorporation of which xvas
pass.-d at the last session of thc Legislature, will
doubt'.ss become an iccompltshed fact, ami we
shall see In one community within e.ur borders, un?
ger on. governme it. an aggregation of population
second only lo London the nv tropolls cf itv we.rid
The consideration af the complex problems pre?
sented bx the scheme of union now being framed
by ibe Commission created for that purpose must
e-.on necessarily receive ihe careful attention of tn
The t. ndi ney of our people lo congregate In large
eommunltles .- verj marked, and i think that,
upon a fair estimate fully five mlUlo.is, or IO per
cent of th.- . nitre population, liva in cities e>r in
coiporat .1 villages. Three cities, name!) Little
Kalis. Johnstown and VVatervllet, hnve been cre?
ated during ihe inst two yeera Many villages have
hi i. organised under the general i.ixv-. These
smaller communities aggregate about loo and em?
brace a population of more than half a million.
Th" need of a more satisfactory scheme of govern?
ment for x'Ulages has been serlouslj felt, rm.I 1 am
informed thal a new village charter has been pre?
pared and \\ .ii be presented to the n> xt Legists! ire
xor ii- consideration. A general scheme ?f village
administration, sufficiently broad to admit self-gov?
ernment according to the varying conditions of
xxidclx separated communities, xviii do much to re?
duce the bulk e?f special legislation xxhlch is now
accumulating upon ..ur statute books ami will
afford very rn.il. rid relief to the Legislature.
Owlet t.. iii. fact that such a larg.- percentage of
our Mopfe ar.- n sldenta of these two classes of
municipal corporations, municipal affairs ar. and
must continue to be an important feature e.f teals*
Tis* regulation of the Civil Service ed thc- Btate
is it'xv a subject of Constitutional requirement, and,
while there has been no revision e.f the Civil Ser?
vice- law, nor has th.- subject received special legis?
lative attention, it has nevertheless been carefully
consider-'.! bj the court-, the Civil Bervlci Commie
sion and the Executive, with th.- result that a thor?
ough r.-vision of the I'ivii Service rules and a re
etasalfJcatlon of the- offices wer.. recently effected
This brief review of recent Constitutional and stat?
utory development shows that our people have not
forgotten their mottei anel that th.-y fu'ly appreciate
Um responsibility Imposed upon them hy their geo*
fraphlcal. commercial anel social position in tho
amllv of States XX .? look into the future willi
unwavering confidence thal Nexx-Yeirk will continue
to lee the pioneer In great reforms, and will neit
cease to exercise .1 powerful and h. neflcent Influ?
ence- In th- affairs of the Nation To thin end it
behoove- ns to s.-. thai th- broadest ortnclples of
liberty are mali tained, that the wisest administra?
tion is achieved, ano that our highest aspirations
are fully realised.
To bc chosen Chief Magistrate of the gr. ,-,t State
of New-York :- a distinction Whit a m. proudest citi?
zen may honorably . ?vet: but. while the office confers
upon its Incumbent a very distinguished honor, it
should not bc forgot;en thai our Constitution and
laws Impose upon tft? Exe utlx-e very grave duties
and also responsibilities from which the most se-if
cinfldent might reasonably shtink. Both the public
and privaie- Interests' committed to hla care fre?
quently present xery delicate qu. attona, requiring
the mos: thoughtful and pattern consideration.
You have chosen as my sueci?1 a man who
comes to 'i's high statl m bearing the confidence, toe
goodwill and th" beal xx.-ires of our people. He en?
ter.- upon tin- duties of his office under auspicious
riroumrtances, and his administration will. 1 doubt
not. h.. mnrked hy xvlsdom and patriotism. J be?
speak for Governor Black your cor Hil and patriotic
Te> THK NEW GOVERNOR
Mr. Black: Thc people are osscmi-i. J here to-ii*
to witness, in simpii ceremony, the transfer of the
??oCutlva power ol the sta 8 ->f New-York* from my
official hands to the hands of yourself ir- my lawful
ni (Cesser. There is, tilde- eau be, RO more impres?
sive ll.usr.rtioii .itu.! of :lie poxver or the> Simplicity
of the beneficent governmi ntal system und. r which
xv. are privileged to llx'e (han thal which H a ff irded
by theil dh nilled >>?: unostentatious cerem mles.
Hy an expression of the popular xviii unprecedented
in toe als' ry ot ihe State yo,; .1 ,..? .n chosen to
ex.-rc.;,- the powers ol Chief Magistrate In 1 Com?
monwealth of seven nail||->n* oJJ people, and to ali aa
the successor of i'iln>ori. Jae. Van Hure-n. Marcy.
Seward. Morgan an I a long lin. ..f dUtlngUlshed
prodecessora You a*lll bi thi thirty-fifth incumbent
of thi office of Oox ei n ir oi the Sta ?. ind I iii is th.
fifty-first cerem mj ..i ina iguratlon. The great ma*
Jirity which :? >u tocelved in the recent general 1 lee*
lion musl Impress upon you a gratifying .-e-nse 0f tin
fact that you are mar to the mass ..f the people, and
ri al-.. 1.1.j-1. . iipjn you, if possible, .1 great./- and
more iii.- ; .-. mn I i-..,i; x t,, them. Cnd.-r Ute Con?
stitution you are. expressly charged "to s. .? tha; the
laws .11. faithfull) executed" The powers conferred
upon you ar.- grave and divers tied in character. The
office, while it !* Invested wim high honor, is not
frc- trom anxieties rind earea: if lt has ita rewards
it has als,, us burdens and its possible condemna?
tions; if it la a:;r.e >tlv* In dignity, i; ls none the less
beset wim tangers and -nans
Hut I may h.- permitted to congratulate you upon
your accession to tn<- office of Governor, particuiarlx'
hy nason if the f;..-; that the-, financial and admin?
istrative affairs of tne State are :n a prosperous and
eAsy condition; tha* you will have the support of a
I^gi'lature both h mse* of which will be in full ae
"ord with the will of the people; that there are In
Should be exercised at this season to prevent a
debilitated condition of the system Build up
the health in xvinter by taking a eouree of
The best-in fact the one True Blood Purifier.
Hn/i/fl'a Pille Mr*' i?,f" '"?'>' l)l118 la take
nOOU S fill!* w*lh h.,,,.!-,- Sarsaparilla.
The New SMALL SIZE of
ls within everybody's means. Ask for lt.
prospect no bitter contentions or controversies, no
serious difference* on public Questions to oe I?u(nl
out through your administration. And. finally, ll
gix.-s mc -Measure to welcome you personally as my
constitutionally chosen successor to the office of qov
ernar The people have confidence in you .ind in
th.ir name, u well as In behalf of the friends of rep?
resentative government, I heg to express the hope
ami belief thal your administration win conserve thc
hist Interests of fae State and bring lasilng credit
At the conclusion of his address. Mr. Morton
shook Mr. Illack's hand.
Mit. BLACK ?WORM IN
The Secretary nf State then nelniiiiistorcil thc
nath of ofBes te> Mr. Black. Mr. Blae-k took thc I
Hilde in his hand, and Mr. Palmer reiul the oath
of office to him. The simple ceremony was
xvatehed with great Interest Ly the spectators.
and when lt xvas over Mr. Palmer handed ihe
Hilde to Mrs. Hlaok.
Mr. Black th.-n. in a voice of great clearness
and much power, delivered his Inaugural address.
The cordial words addrcased to Mr. Morton at
the- he-ginning eif the speech xv. re- warmly ap- f
plauded mid they evidently pleased Mr. Morton. .
The rest cf the address xvns also well recelvea.
Barely has ;i speech >.f an Incoming ('..vernor
bean beard with more evident favor.
THK lNAn.ri'.w. ADDRESS.
Mr. Black spoke as f-.lloxxs:
.liner nor Morton: The sent lmen ta which you
have uttered would !?> agreeable from anj aource,
hut th.-v hax. :,n added value and significance |
coming from von. for many years a conspicuous j
public figure. In these days, when criticism has -
passed down imo denunciation ind fltneei la leo
often measured by the power to bestow, the task
of public office. Ims become arduous and tull of
.langer, bul it is to-day your singular fortune to
lux off thc rohi s of puhiic station xvith a larger
share of affection ind reaped than is often ac?
corded to a retiring public lervant. if your ofnctai
acts have not alxvr.v- met tin- peopi.-s approval
you at least have never lost tia- people's confidence.
And no higher testimonial can be written t<> any
man than this, that in the-.itenttous times
h.. -loud al ihe spot where every conflict centred,
and se. commanded and disposed as never to relax
lils hold upon the. f ilih of those xx h.. trusted lum
with power. This great m. .'srr.- of satisfaction
and reward now belongs lo you. and as you retire
to enjoy lt and to share the pride of Its achli ve?
in, nt" with thus:- who.- close companionship will
hereafter surround and sustain you, I hop" you
will indulge me the high privllegi ol' adding to the
general applause my own expressions of approba?
tion, not unmixed with personal scullin, nt.
Kellow-cttlsans: A voyager leaving iii.- lirst -nore
max depart, followed bj th.- hop.-- and loud ac?
claim of those who filled out his ship, hut If you
Listen inientiv to th.- tumuli and the music you
may lind the "note of confidence left out, Yon must
wait for that until he has returned Perhaps you
max never hear H. but If il is lacking at thc he
ginning of the voyage let us hope to lind it at Ihe
close. However meagre, may he the signs of prom
ise now. there I* this which ls not without hop. :
No Executive will this vear take- thc oath of office
under a eieeper sense of responsibility than he who
now assumes willi diffidence the gre nt and unac?
customed burdens which th- people of this State
have imposed Your counsel in all matter- relating
to the welfare of ih<- State must alwaya be re?
ceived bx- those who realize- that the first duty of
a public' servant la IO guard Hie public inti res!
I shall strive during my career ss Governor tr, oe
faithful in the- performance of that trust upon
which 1 now 'liter. To be watchful of the people a
welfare and to execute their will xviii be my
earnest purpose, for in them abtdea Ihe supreme
. ommiind. and from them the last order mus!
alwiivs come. And xvith this Intention to serve
you I shall associate, as far as i am abie Ibe
righi ?.f ludgmenl and the sens.- of pe rs..mil ac?
countability which must alway- accompany Hie
No mistaken sense of power will prevent that .lust
and careful treatment which is every citizen's due.
No pride of opinion will retard the fullest recognition
and acknowledgment of any view that may tend I i
the pui.'.ic good, and no intolerant clamor or Irresi on
ilble assault will torc or prevent a slngli executive
at. Por I trual that no man believes the attribute
i f fee I is w .rtliy to play a part In the di-- nar)- of
any public duty.
A WORD FOB PEACE.
This Oovernmenl rests upon a foundation In
which mutual tolerance ls a chief support Tile i
.ignition of this adhesive power has bulli np upon
thia continent a government -i MriqUi and strong
that no Btock of for.ign revolution or dlsaater ha*
disturbed it. and even tl.lash and turbuletn
cttril war iiaxe nol le j troyes! it. Th.- foundation*, of
our Oovernmenl are laid -?? 'un si I leep, out a
structure which even war could not overthrow max
yield to Intolerance Bnd distrust. There tire those
wh i believe they see those Images and portent* that
predlci a storm. There are marka which, I fear,
point to Increasing dissatisfaction and unreal .xi ir
veli,uis as our growth has been, we have nit passed
th.- imin: where human motives wt til conti il us, and
xx here human passions mus: he kept Ii: check His?
tory, always repeating i'self in clrcl.-s. will distin?
guish thal res th.- ma-t enlightened government y. t
kn..evn which has so cultivated .''nd raise.] lu peo?
ple tip that thev. se-ure in mutual honor and esteem,
will dare exhibit lo the world forbearance ai tbs
high-si proof ot courage.
I hope th-re is before us a distinction greater than
which no penpie ever strove lo reach: il ls that when
the neal circle of wars li traced i*pon the earth, the
American nation -hall stand outside thc baneful ring.
There ls .upon us all a 1 ity t i curb the unbridled
sneech and acl whose 'end. ney ts tc, weaken and
dissever, and to cultivate [hat reaaon and careful
moderation which shall draw and hold us mar to?
Bishop Duane pave the benediction and sn the
THOUSANDS CALL OX THK GOVERNOR.
HIS RIOHT HANI. ACTUALLY IXIVftKO OT COK
Albany, Jan. 1 -On returning from tba Inaugural
ceremony to-day Governor Black held a public r.
ce-ption in the Executive Chamber from l until ;
o'clock. A beautiful floral piece, the gift of Stat."
Committeeman C. v. Collina and a k Btmeateel,
of Troy, rested on the Governors desk. Mrs. Black
and the Governor's son were presented to the Gov?
ernor by Colonel e-0|e. who laughingly remarked
that bs supposed they had mci before. Mr. Black
congratulated h.-r husband, and young Mr Black
also stuned the honors of the occasion. F.x-Gover
nor Mort -ii seemed relieved to lay down official
burdens, for be mingled with thc crowd as though
happy that he was simply Mr Morion again.
Lieut-naiit-Governeir Woodruff also araa a promi?
nent figure at the reception. He stood j?m_ beyond
the Oovernor and shook the hind of all those who
pissed by. Over a tboussnd persons greeted Ihe
Oovernor, Including thc State officers and heads of
departmenta. The handshaking was rather severe
Oa his right hand. eaUStng ii br. Hug o th.- skin
so that the blood appeared, bul bi did not com?
The- reception lo the general public ai th.- Execu?
tive Mansion, Which xvas for both men and women,
w.is probably the largest New fear's reception that
baa ben held by a Chief Executive of the State In
yean. Oovernor ano Mr-. Black received in the
north parlor on the- main floor of the mansion. Thi y
xv. re assisted by Mr- William Barnes, lr Mrs
Woodruff, the wife ol ,h, r.u-i tenant Governor'
Mrs. illari, s s. Francis, of Troy; Mr- John
Palmer, wife of the Secretary of State; Mrs. .x it
Colvin, wlf. of the State Treasur. r. Mn Willis tri i
Griffiths, xi If.- of the Governor's privnti secrets rv '
snd Mrs Arnold. Mra Thomar-, bra. Russell and
Mrs Tlbbetta, of Troy, and Mr- Kim of Boring
field, Mass, who ar- all personal friend) ol' M
Bisck. Th- staff Officers In full uniform also as- !
slated th. Oovernor In receiving. It la estimated
that ihe cullers numbered five thousand pennie The I
reception wis to have- ended at J o'clock bul thc
Governor kepi right on im-ll the last caller hi.)
paid bia respects. All e.f the Btate officials and
heeds <.f departmenta xxiih their wives xe. re anions.
the caller-, and also many prominent Republican*
from all over thc State, a,, f/ell as the l.ridlng CHI- !
nns of Troy and Albany,
JACOB WORTH REAPPOINTED.
Hi: WILL < -iNTi.'.i .; As COUNT1 CLERK <>V KINOS
rup 0X1 VK.XK
Albany. Jun. 1.-Governor Black'a first oAVlal at
aft.r .-ignlnfr the commissions of th.- membera of bli
staff was to reappoint Jacob Worth, the Kings
County Republican leader, as County Merk of thal
county for one year. Governor Morton. ?om.- tn.,
months a*o. appointed Mr Worth to fill a en, ..,,, v
caused bl the death of County <lcrk Saffen. Tbs
reappointment xvas marie asesssari SI th* e'en- I
Btltutlon, as Governor Morton had not the power to
appoint Mr. Worth tor the full unexpired term
Governor Black did no; (in gay of the vacancies
ju n'.s stn/r to-day. li was rumored thal he would
reappoint Brigadlt>e*Oen4>i>al Bdwtrd Haye* .,
Chief of KnRlne, rs. and tKit he was llke-h lo ap- ,
i.olnt George ll Treaelweii, ,,f Albany, ..- Mllltarx i
Secretary. The Uovernor said he bad not rel con- '
rtderad nu- sppetntmeni of., Military Secretary.
.4 XEW FEXSSYLYASIA FERRYBOAT HERE.
The new ferryboat Pittsburg arrived In thia city I
last nlKht from Philadelphia, the waa built at
ih- tatter port for lbs Pennajivanta Railroad Oem- i
puny She- ls l.J7.'i lons gro.-es and fc'i:. ions net
register Her cabins run the full iangtk of the
lioat, a- she is equipped with twin screws In-icid
rjf side wheels The J'lttsburg I* h sister boat of
Ihe Ht Louis, built for tia- hame company, which
irrlxi .1 in rc last week.
A QUIET NEW YEAR'S DAY.
FKSTIVITIKS I'RINx'lI'ALLY CON FIN MD TO
TH! BOMB CIItCI.E.
gOMI UK Till* .'MUS UKI.!' HK'-KPTIONS ANO
LIN' -HBOlfa. TtlK uM.V OPPtCUs* Fl'MTION
BKlMi THAT Of TOT BATOR I* (ITV
HAM. THI UiXXKIt 1'AHT Of
THK iitv DIMMED.
Mew-Year's Dat In this city was one of the
quietest .ui record. !t was xv.homed In n noisy
enough fashion In the lower part of the .Itv around
old Trinltv Church, where a gnat parl of Ute
population of iirooklyn. Kew-Tork, Haten Island
nnd New-Jersey seemed te nave congregatrd. Th.
annual horning that resulted seine jreara ai-*" In
putting a stop to thc rlnplng of thc chimes was
,,. vcr noisier ilian lt was this year, but the crowd
wa- ..f not gulle such proportions as lt was last
roar The racket of the- horns was not confined,
however, li. the lower part of the city. All the
length of Broadway good-humor.- 1 mid noisy per*
suns Wandered up and down milking the night
hideous with th.ii- Waste. Tile horn habit, IndVel,
se-cuis lo have become more general, in spile if thi
fact that lt has Utile BOMoprlateneSS to recom?
mend it. Not Mils 00 thc residents of Ihe Kast
Side resort IO .artificial means to MpTSSS their
inhibition, bul otherwise sob-r mind .1 citlUens fol?
lowed the same custom this year. And among, the
number who augmented tbe racket waa a largi
proportion of ronni and pretty girls, xx ic. seemed
to mk.- particular dellghl in getting the .rds of thi lr
Un horns .. .i.s.- bs possible to ihe ears of thoa ?
whom ihey paased.
Hut after H.- midnight racket had abated and the
last revcii.r ired found ids unwilling way home,
the dawn broke upon a silent city and deeerted
units, which retained their Sabbath .ulm and
ajutet a" tl"' dav long. There wi re numerous pri?
vate* c. blr.ni.>ns. as then always will ba on the
irst day of the year, In spit.- of the fact that the
Amy 1- no longer regarded as the Brat of holidays
Manx- of the clubs, too. gave receptlona to th. lr
members, bul few of these wen- largely sttended,
for many fashionable people are still In the coun?
try, whinier they went before I 'hrtstmas The
rr.-ss Club makes a feature nf tts annual N'W
yea r's reception, btrwever, and tha one h.-id yeater?
day was largely attend. .1. about Ml callers appear?
ing in the curse of the afternoon Among th. visl
tora w.re General Daniel B. Mckies, Police Commis?
sioners Roosevelt and Parker, Maurice Gran. John
B. Bcnoeffel end Thomas C. Platt, it was an?
nounced lhal ft r. Keith sent a check of MOO ss his
New Year's present to the dub. A. ft De Free.-,
master of ceremonlea also told the assembly that
the Executive Committee and the honorary officers
Of the Commercial Travellers" Fair Association had
given him 8 silver service In re-cognition of his ser?
vices i-i managing the recent fair in Madison
Square Gard. n.
Til. N.w-Yotk Athletic i ?bib's annual reception
anil luncheon were also largely attendee). The tables
were handsomely decorated and there was (rood
cheer until a late hour last night.
Thc sole official fune Hon In recognition of ihe dax
ls now th.- Mayor's reception In the City Hall, am'
this Mayor Strong held yesterday afternoon. Tlie
prisoners of the Tombs enjoyed a cone-ert arrange.1
especially for th. ir benefit by the l'rlson Guild, and
In tin- course of the- day various members of the
city gov.rnm-nt called at th'- prison. Among them
wet.. Mayor Strong. Commissioners Croft and
Wright and tin- Mayor's secretary, -bib K. Hedges,
At thc Harlem branch of thc Young- Men's Chris?
tian Association and at thc Twenty-thlnl-st. build?
ing the dav was observed by receptions and COn
,, ri- for the members of thc association and fer
Judge and Mrs. John H. McCarthy gave their an?
nual N.xv Year's reception at their home. No. 1"-'.
XYcst One-hundred-and-twentleth-st., last evening,
nnd a large number e.f the legal friends .md asso?
ciates of the Judge enjoyed their hospitality.
The div Itself was not an ideal one. It broke
char and bright, but dull clouds soon begin to
gather, and tin- sun smiled upon the natal div of
UK tor only n few min Itea, and only th. last
stragglers of Hie night's revelry and the early
?is. rs whom st.rn labor called from xxarm beda
soon ..tier daWB saw til"' good omen al ali XVhib
th,, streets xv.-r.- almost deserted all day. the parks
were really lively in th.- aft. moon. Th.- drives
were filled wini stylish turnouts and ths walka
with p- ..pl-' clad in holiday array. T ?
cr.nv.is w.-r.- seen In Central i'ark. ol eourae, ind
th.re they ..nit..I about the menagerie 'Ihe
crowds were greateel about :' o'clock In ih.- utter
noon, when the animals had their Mew fear's din?
ner. Th- habitu*.! of th- pine w.-r.- reinforced by
the holiday .row.l. and the throng was almost to*
gi.-it as tii.it Which assembles when thc latest ad?
dition to iii-' hippopotamus family ls exhibited to
the public for lb.- tirst lime
Th,- Boulevard xvas not In prime condition for bi
cvcl-s but for all that the avenue xx is alive with
wheels during Ih" hour- of daylight, as it always
is on holidays. Altogether, .-x-.piing the midnight
ra.-k.t. yeaterday xviii go ..i. record as the quietest
New Year's Day in recent x.a -
The hotels yeaterday had elaborate menus, spe?
cial music .ital souvenirs of the day, but the
difference was i? the cafes. Then- wns a
].,ck i ' N'.-w-Veir cheer all around. In Hie pus' lt
I,,,, :,..,,. ti,,- habit of h..L-l proprietors and the
manager* ot popular cafes io have elaborate
spread* e.r. New Year's- Dav and to treat all th. ir
patrons to lundi, ons ihat fairly eclipsed banquet)
Hilder the Haines law ibis ls beyond the pale Ol
tlie law and yesterday th.-re were no spreads, lt
xv.i- .. qulel day around the hotels, with the- usual
nunn., r of guests and th.- ordinary run of eon*
gr.mil.itions and greetings. Then- w.re few visit?
or- in ih.- .itv. All of th.- politicians Were at
Albany to be- present ai the inauguration of Oov?
ernor r.iack. .md the transleni visitors wera not
mu.-h In evidence. , , ,,
M.ir.- than Hire.- hundred railroad nun. Including
those who work In the freight yards, also those
v .irking In thc train service, sat down to a Sew
X ear's dinner at the Railroad llranch of the Y. M.
i' A at West S.-v.-nty-second-st. and North River.
yesterday afternoon. The dlnniT was served In
th. social rem and library, which were tastefully
festooned with the red, white and blue. An
abundance of turkev. plum pudding and frill's of
, v.-ry description xvas provided. An entertainment
of an informal nature was given by members
from the x.iriou- branches, which was heartily
enjoyed hy rill present. Pinner was served from
11*90 to 7 p. m.
SERVICES IN SOME CHURCHES
N.w Y.ir's Day, which In the canonical calendar
ls the f> asl of the circumcision of Christ, was ob?
served With services In some of the churches.
Bishop Farley celebrated high mass for 8,080 mern
hera of the Holy Name Society si St patrtck'a
athedral yeaterday morning. Over <>ne hundred
branches of the socletj wera re pre tented, and th'
church waa filled. Bishop Parley waa assisted by
Father xv .1 ft Daly. Pat her Joseph H. McMahon,
deacon; Pother Patrick; Daly, sub-deacon, and
Father Henry T Newey, master of ceremonlea
The sermon waa preached by Father Thomas I'
McLous-hlin. .>f m.- church ..f thi Tranengurntlon
Tlie ir.u-|.'ai -.rxice was arranged by xv. ??? Pccher
XViegand- Mas- |M A major Waa sung The BOlO
l.oose clothes and downy
cushions lu mn on.j a negative
sm', of comfort lo the xe .iitiaii
who j- suffering xvith some dis
ease e.r d' tangt-iniul of the- or
g.ms di itinctly (' minina Some
Clothes and -uni- positions
make thc parn ami discomfort
seem I'-- Nothing xxiii ever
completely relieve hut a rael:
eal cure Tin i lint- of -itch
disorders ar<- not limited to
mere local diseomforta but ex?
tend eive-r the xx hoi. bod;
Perhaps tin nerves an- most
affected, and thi- in tum dis
turb- the digestion After that there- i- no telling
what form the trouble may take. With irritable
nerves and pom digestion, .1 woman is on the straight
road to the grave. Women an- notiniimaly negligent
in matt.-: pertaining to theil health Too many nf
them uneleistand too little about their own physical
make up Thev .lo not iiiielrrst.-ine! their possibilities
or their limitations, and they do not ktBOW enough
about the 111-(? hi- to know xvhen a symptom is re ally
-en.ms ami xvhen it is got This natuially makes
them overtook the plainest of elanger signals. The
statt ..I ixcivthing i- simple, Thc Mart uf se called
"female complaints'' may be a very alight thing in?
deed it maj b> that In the beginning aoaas small
hygienic tneesarea woulel strip thc ttouhle Certainly
at this time a little hit of the right nv-elicint- would
stop it When the trouble becomes weir**. . it i* harder
to cur-, but still it ran be cured Dr. Pierce's Fa
vr.rite Prescription will positively cure any trouble
of this character It may lie abseil ute-Iv relied ujie.n.
It affords immediate anel lasting relief to a xvoinan
xvliost natural mod. My has kept her from consulting
Thc wheile story of the " Faveirlte Prescription.''
and what it hss done for thousand- of women is tedd
in Dr I'ietce't. Common Sense Medical Advi-ct This
i* a tesl paffe-s lx,ok. profusely Dlastrated written
in plain lanicuafc for the use nf even-day pen
pie. and (five- in a elear and lucid way an im?
mense .ituotint of valuable information about health
and medicine It will lie se-nt free e.n receipt eif
txtenty e>ne un one ? rent Malup* to ceive-*^ cost of
Address. Woild's Iii-pen-ar v Medical Association
No (dj Main Street. Buffalo. N V
Hu) of tier mun iifini 111 rr mid ?, . r.-miler's
profit. e-eiNox i:il 1-Ullin.ArK MK'l in
7 ti Weat with Btreet, ti** Vnrs. 1
AMONG THE DEAD OF THE YEAR.
Theae Prominent Men All Died of that Great Modern Curse-Bright'a Disease
lt. n. BltADT. r*OT.. T. XT. KNOX. U M. POMEROY. FX-OOV. OREE2UIAMIE. EDWIN PIMtsMt
Tho year just cloned has furntaned nn alarming
i array of prominent nen .?. bo have died of
Bright's dtaeeee of the iti.it.. yt. The number In*
' clinics ProfeMsor Aumin Abbott, thc great jttTtat
1 and author >>f laxv l.....ks; M. I*.. Mindy, the fa?
mous photographer; Col. Thoa, *V. Knox, the
author of the "Hoy Travelli ra"; Mark M. Pome
roy, the well-known editor; Mr. Edwin Part?
ridge, the promlneni Chicago merchant; and ex
Oovernor Qreenhalge, of Massachusetts.
If "death loves ? shining mark.'' ii ls also cer- l
; min that Bright's disease linds its victims among j
the- nrntnlnent as well a;1 among the milli..ns ?.f I
people who are. suffering- xx ith lt |o-day, and yet
elo not reallZ" tills Serious fa. 1
Ther" are men nnd women In every portion of
Ann rica who feel OUl of sorts anel who do not
realise what it ls that affects them. They may
ha xe peculiar patna in various part* of the body.
atranga lassitude, S had taste in th" month, pains
iii th.- back and ai...ut th.- huns, ami a general
Irregularity "f th" system.
These things mean Bright's Diseaae in some
mi'- of Its various stages, and no man or woman
is saf.. who baa them.
This terrible discus., xxas once, considered ln
i uranie. Eminent doctors so declared, hut con?
stant scientific and chemical experiments result
__&?___? ''IH(f'V"ry. which || an absolute* curt for
irlKht s disease, BVtn m ltH a,|VKn( f.d stages. It
s th.- ooo and only known remedy for thia terrt
ble complaint; Its name, is Warner's Safe Cure.
It ls simply marvelous how many | coate ar* to?
day ke?pt In perfect health and strength through
its use. It has a pleasing. soothine- ar.d r-n|s?lng
effect upon the- kidneys nnd an a-1'ncent e.rsratis.
It rcllexcs promptly, puts th.- system in a condi?
tion "f health, and substitutes happiness for
tmlsery Testimonials of its greg*! power could
be furnished hy Hu- thousands. I.ut all Intelligent
rn--n and xx omen, as well as tba medical profeg
shin, know Its great power and th?- grand xvork
it is doini? In th" world
.**??*?. **\ *-*? ^AAAAA/> Arts*) rV . _
ACAUKM1 OF mw. ".HE I'KOPUSH < III nj *i .,
THOM ,s ix-iN preach** st ll "';., > ' ?**??"*.
prelude "I'lattlsm versus I'txarleeelsra. an ass - ??
. MM ? aril XX ? I ..tn.-.
AI.I. AN.;i:i- Sii Kill. VVeSl Knel nv. and si ? >t
-terviees: s a m.. He>l>' Con.munlon. ii s. ra-, morning
prtysr ?nd sermon bj Lr. TOtVXSKNP. 12 nt- "'">'
<? .iii-inir.i. ri i p m.. .nita prayer. New bunning noa
open. Stranger* *rsleome,
xi.i. xiii: iwrriM. 'rn METItotPoi.iTAJi timi Ll
Tth ivs. rind lil", st.. B, PARKKS I'AI MAN. I'asl
M.!-. liol) I'ommunljn, reception r members, full cneirai
?errie* willi >?< rm-n Itesrlxer for the d?y, l?r. ? au
M xn. fi. .il ? rt ? ? ? ? Sal . 11) nlgni Sst .I
night Prof. Johnston, ???..
xi,i. r'..ii.s < lui:' "ll Maellson-ave. sud Mth-at.
Rev. ll ItKIIRM NKWTON srlll presch il ll s. tn
Kvensnng *i n p. tn is.r.-.- free.) Sermon bj Ker- a
ALI, WEL4-OMB AT WA8II1XOTOS B4JUABE METRO
|.[ST KI-IS'.XH.XI, 411: lt., ll" ir S|llire. lt (-v . XX I XS
MERSON Pastor. 8:30s. m., "Sm fear** l/ove i-i-i .
in .:-. il ,|) ?? immunl *; T 4.*1 p rn . th* I' 1*1 ?" ? - P ' ?'? |
,- ? '?Ths Relstlon of Thi* Life to Ihe Suture Uf*
plendld .ii-ri ssrvic* pn ? lc* evening sermon. Revival
n set i |i nil ti- xt iee. k
AMERICAN MISSION TO THK JBW8, No. 124 Orand
M., eor. Attorn*) HERMANN WARSZAXVtAK preach**
Ihe Gospel ol Oirl-t lo Israelites to-dsy l?"aturdu)>, ol
1 j. m. gervteea Brndar, Wednesday nnd Kn'.ix ev.-n
inn* at h. J?tr* ur..i Christiana cordially areleome.
AMERICAN TiiKATiu-: Closing dsy of ti.- CttrtstlaB
t'onvenilon Sunday. Jan, 3d. Address** by R*v, A. '!'?
PIERSON I". I'.. X'.'ti Archdeacon PRAISrt. Kev. a. B.
simpson C. T. hTUPD. itilnai M. OIsSSON, South
\-i,-r-,.i ..nj other*. M.lng*, I":.'!)' a. m. ?"? p. m. Bnd
Trw p. ni. sitiKing by rhorus choir. Roto by Mi-e
All xv l.-r.me.
A8EOCIATION ll.xt.l.. Bd-el ..nd it; sv# Bunds j
:i 4.1 p. m.. addreaa by Mr. H. PARKS CADMAN. Speeial
music by Oounod niora! Soe! ty. Hm rotc**, nnd Theo.
Drury, great Afr.. A Das rican tarlton*. M*n psrtitcd.
ai.I. s. u'i,s- PHCRCH i-i: ive- cor, Sotti -t Bermpn
by Kev BTOPEORO xv nm?iKK, ll ? in Th* public
?Hally Invited, ''..inmunion si .-H.s.. of the m..ming
AT REFORMED CATHOUC BRRVtCEfl In e-hrlsf*
Mission, 141' XX'-t 21st st Evening. 7:4.".. Rex*. JAMES
x O'CONNOR. Psstor, preaches. Subject. "Brtghi lt?
p.-. ts for the Kew rear." All iwralally Invited.
AT SOUTH Hi BC1I, Mi.dlnoti av*, snd JSth st.. Rev.
RODERICK TERRT, iv I'. Psator. -Ssrvic*.* st ll a.
m. Hui 4 p. rn.
AT THK SCOTCH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, lui-ti -
st. h-id IVntral P.irk XX.si Kev. I ir XVYI.IK. I'isr.r.
xe III prenrh ne II lind H Sabbath s.-hn.il 2:4.V Ifirlstlnn
Endeavor 7. Must-- .-i.i?- M.-n.lav. s Prayer-meeting
Wednesday .it a xii invited.
AT Till', SECOND t'NITARIAN CHURCH, hi Brook?
lyn, corner of <iint..n and rx ngr**s st-. Rev. JOHN W.
? 'lt xi >x\ ii k ?in preach t> mejrroxv raornlag al ll ...'Lick.
Subject: "Ttl- Continuing City: A Sermon for th* Sett
Ve ir.-' The public cordially Invited
AT TWENTY TlMltK STREET BAPTIST CHURCH
?rner t>xlagton ivs.i, Ret B, ll BOSWORTH. Pastor.
lr. tching si ll ?. ir-, ii 1 s j, ?i. Morning topic:
'ali n with Chrlat ' tit tr*!, m
liKI>K"ItP STREET METHODIST EPISCOPAL
i BURCH, .-..m-r Morton rt.. Dr C. WRIOHT, Pastor
I., .re ll.iv r-mniiinl-n hu.I recepllOB of members; "r.'m.
snlje.-i. ".x Sew X'.-rir Invitation.'' Ssrvl ss every tran
lng during Ihe are**, and ii .'f p. ax ???"" afternoon, rs
pepi M nosy uni Saturday, x id Isl sreleome.
BIsOOMINQDALE CHI RCH. Boulevard, West ?'-?? it
Dr. MADISON C PETERS preaches, lt. "Th* Re
r-lptVH-al Dulles of >*astor ind People"; R, "Why HI tiki
V. .ii lt.- ii i Inri*! lan"" S ng -.ii - XX'.'
5th .-.?-. r. i Nth rt.,
RBXRY V W DTKB, Past r.
Dr. VAN DTKE will preach Sunday. Januarj '-. it lt a. ra.
Sae lanie ni nf th* I. "i's Supper ..' doss i I **it*c*.
Rev. i>r. HENRY M. BOOTH, f Auburn. > ll prea h at
4:.'Hi p m. Surd ii -di I, 1' !."> ri. m.
Young Men'* Bible Class, io a, m.
xxv. wiy .-v. ? ir | .i- ? Wednesday .t I o'clock.
BROADWAY TABKRNACI.E 'lU'R'tl. c rn^r Mill st.
uni Broadway. Prest, ANDREW V. V RAYMOND, D.
I>.. .f Union College, xi iii preach. Services nt ll a. m.
nnd S p. m.
isis xv.t>' Mr-r Bara In, soprano; Miss Carl Bmlth,
alto; Mr Kaiser, tenor, and Mr. Btelnbach, haaao,
In nhl Trinity the llolv I'.immunlon xv.is cele?
brated at 7:90 a rn Lythe H.v A. W. Orlffln. The
-.erxi.if m..tins xx is begun it $ o'clock by tin
lt. x Hr Morgan fix. tha re.-tor of Trinity Church.
This aervlce araa followed tx- the Holy Communion
Inter in the day. The service of evensong, at 3:31)
?los.-.I the day's celebration.
MAYOR STRONG'S RECEPTION.
SIMPLE AFFAIR, IN BTRIKlNa CONTRAPT xx ITU
THK TWEED TAMMANY SATURNALIA ONE
ADMIRER SENltt a NEW TEAR'S OUT.
Mayor Strotij- iras Ht lils offl.-e- in the City Hall
fre.m noon until ? little sf ter 1 p tn. yesterday,
and received a number of callers who whined him
n "Happy Now Year" Some of them expressed
the hope thut his term Of s> rvtce might not end
xvith th<- year, bul thut tba voters of Oreater New
York next fill would designate him ns the- first
Mayor of the new metropoll*
Many ?f the Mayor's sre||*wtabers yesterday
whose memories carried them bach to tbs carnival
r.f crime which held sway under Tammany and
Tweed contrasted ihe simp:., reception of New*
York's present Mayor, x> thou! even a rup of Colo?
nel Strong's famed Ool< ng to ike tba New X'. ar's
thirst, xvith the rim and deb '.rx- xviii.h marked
the first day of the year In '?? inter 'Sta and
early Twa, when wine flowed like water In the
offices of Ihe Mayor, tho <? i Uer, the Sheriff,
tin- Register, the <''.'inix r-|. .w t;.? District-At?
torney, the Surrogates the .>rp.ration Counsel
and in th.- chambers of s..m. of *ii" Judges. The
m..st elaborate "spreads." whie-h Included all the
luxuries >.f the season were furnished from Del*
moulens i 'ii.-itni -rs-st. branch snd from ihe estab?
lishments of less pretentlou restaurateurs In the
m .iii...nu.. .1. f.ir th. .-..'? r-t.iinm -nt ,,f politician*
of high and low d*>gn Thi public offices of ih.
city and <?< .mtv xv-r ? ned into barroom* and
eating-places, xxl n m nnd boys snd nol In?
frequent!) xv..ti ? ii tit t..".th.-r for r. a ra nd spree
j and gorged therese! i ?; arith n-.-at and Hi ink The
co i of ti..--, annual saturnalia xxas enormoua,
' but the taxpayers foot'-d the hills nnd the almoners
,,f the fr-.hnti.i-.i distribution <>f refreshment.
1 liquid and - did . occupli'd high places In Tarn
man) Hall. There may '? ? people xvhn would like
?< see the plain and Inexiienalve r ceptlon at the
Mayor*! office yesterdaj supplanted by the boister?
ous, ;ni.ni.ms and lavlali celebratloni which char*
iiet.-riz.-.i Tammnny's reign <.f a quarter of ??
century aro, i.ut it i- b*>llevcd thal the) constitute
lan exceedingly small part ..f tbe present voting
Beeretar) Job K Hedges ind P Bradloe Strong,
the Max ns son. assisted the Mayor In receiving
the .-"...st-. A mona the cn Mers wen Samuel M<
Millan, pres Went of the Park Department; ?J-n
ernl C. H T. Collis, Commissioner of Public
Works; Chark i n wilson president of Hie Health
Hoard: Alderman Silas Ooodman Oeneral Jamea
!? nit.-ir... Pommlsslonei if Public Charities;
Major William Pllmley, ommlstioner of .lurors;
John 1' K.uirV. Commlsalonrr of Public Charities
Deputy*Commiaaloner Howard Payson Wilds of ths
H. i irim.-nt .if Publli Works, Clarence x Hen
riques. member of th- fi.mr.I of Brooklyn Bridge
Trustees: Cotnm!s?l nei f-.in.--t Harper, i: P Hoi
'. n. A-sist,,i,t District-Attorney David Mitch-ii
hn?l She-mf B. I H Tamsen Tm Sheriff .ilrm held
t New X'.-.ir'*- reception yesterday in his oiRie in
th.- old Oeneral Sessions Building, to whi^h he
recently removed from the County Courthouse
He- hud a good mn nv en||er*
The- Mayor yesleraay received u* a memento of
Hie day a ptassnt In the shape of nn antique tea*
cup. said lo be eighty '..irs old. lt enme arith a
hiter fruin the siv.-r congratulating the Mayor on
the completion of his second \>-ar in office and on
the satlafacturx r.-suitx a<*hleVed hy hi* admlnla*
tratlon In the- rn.-<- >.f many dlfllculttes Th.- Mnyor
declined to tell who sent him th.- teacup
??? - ?
MORRIS OOODHAEDT SERIOUSLY ILL.
M.rri- ii<..iiihnr.it. the .v.-ii-kti.iwn lawyer, pres*
.lent of the H.I.r.w Milln..I H..milt Hu, I.n an,| t|?.
Hebrew Sheltering Ouardlan Society, ls eritrea Hy lil
ni his hon,.-. No, LIM i'-irk ave, H<. hmi i.e,i, Buf?
fering from an abscess DI lbs peritoneal cavity, ami
on De. eather 21 it wa* rotavovoa by Mparotomy. ai
first hs rallied from ths spe'rahon, but em Wednea
<i?y ha.1 a nen..us relapse Tin- physicians Bald yes
teril.i> lh.it while his ( on.Hi lon was rrltic.il. lie had
a fall 1 liam e of ttteoTtri If no i-oinpllentions set in
CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH. We*! -"Ti. rt Di
MACARTHUR pr-.i-l-- M ming, 'Mott T. xi f.r th
Nea Xt .1. ' Evening, "Review -.f Closing feat al H ?
(Ul I All- ld "
CALVARY iliri" II. fi iv. snd '.'I-'
LEWIS PARKH s. T D. Rector, Kunda/, Isnuarj
ive. ipi, Uommunl >n. H and lu a ie. M<.rnlng prayei
-.?rni.,n nu.I Heit *etmrj|Unlon, ll a m. in.dil
v.iiii .-.-rm .11. ?|.. m. RlgM Kel LEMUEL tl. xx i:i.i_
? -; ni sell: |.i--.i.ii st ti... morning service
The Rector xviii pr. . ' in ll ?? -
CALVARY MKTII lUIST EPISCOPAL CHI mi! l-l'*!
rt nnd fth-ave., Kw. Dr, A. n KENDIO, Pr.stor.
I0:3n n n Hoi) ''.anti.uni..n 7 :to p. rn. preaching I'
Rer. I-:, r- OSBORN. D. D. Cordial srel
CEXTRAL BAPTIST CHURCH. I'M rt., west f 7th av*
Ths Pastor, PRANK M. GOODCHILD, sill tn
Gospel morning r,i d . ri ? e Baptism in tht evening.
CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. West ,'.7th st
lei-..., c, idway md Ith iv* Rev. WfLTON MERLI
RMITH D. I'. Pastor, xviii preach to-morr sj it n ... m
lend 7:4.". p. m. Haht.Hlh-B.'h.-.l si >. Christian Endravoi
Monday, H i>. m. Devoilona! mestlnc Wednesday st l
p. a. Stranger* < .r.h ill) Inx ??? I,
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICE, Sunday, 10:49 xi,
?ons vs., corner anti-st. TestlmonlHl lerxice, Pride:
-X'enlng, *-, nt lt. e lim lt. ? rn. Ml fith ave., .-ntrun..- XX'. -
in rh *t Sea \. rk iSeccndi Church of Christ, scientist
CHURCH OF ST. MARY THE VIRGIN IM West tilth
st. Mases* f.r Communion. 7:.'io. n. matins, lu, higi
mass, ]o:4.V vesper* l
CHURCH OP THE COVENANT, PrsabyUrUa, Ba*
43d-st ni Sd-av-. i:- OEOROE X. WEHSTER, Ps*
tor, Quartet eaaturx innlveraari of dedication of church
Services, ll *. ni.. Rev. GEORGE L PRENTISS. I" l?
Rev. I- STUART DODGE Re*v. FRANCIS BROWN
i. |, luke pam-, A p. m.. Mr WILLIAM i: DODGE
Mr .l.-IIN K. P.\!:.-ONS give addrea ?-. Rev, xv \v. AT
TERRURT, D'. D., and Rev HENRY VAN DYKE, I> D
tah ? part
CHURCH OF THE M'll'll XNY. ilsington nv*, am1
n.-.tl- st . Kev. JOSEPH HUTCHESON.iRsctor. M.irninn
servl.e and H"lv Communion Bl ll. e>\.-nlnK S*tvic? at s
All p r?on* cordial!) ii l lied.
riiriint ul-' Till: INI'ARNATtON,
Madl*on h ? ? rm i :i.".th rt .
Rsi XVII,MAXI xi ftROSVBNOR Ile ? .r.
ll a. nt., tlie Hoi)' .'..ni.iinnl.il
ll h. m., morning tervlce an I Holy Communion.
4 [? m.. evening prayer and lennon.
Stranger* cordi* ly united.
CHURCH OT THE MESSIAH, ui. rt., cor. Park-ave.?
Bervlrsa, ll m. m. Rev, MINOT .1. SAVAGE xviii pr.-a.-h
- .i ?-. ".x Happy New Year." All bm c rdlally Invited.
elll'Ri ll OF THK PURITANf
Rev. CHARLES i YOUNG, D
vl.-.'S ul 11 B, rn. and 7r4."> p. m.
t..r vd.! dellx-er neal I ? th* last
tn.- f .ling ?:? "XV..ti; in's World.'
CHURCH OF THE STRANGERS, Mercer st.. n?ar ?th
st. .-ml Itroadtray. lt D. xs.x BLACKBURN, Pastor
1.1->. i.-hes ti. morrow il 11 sad 7:tr.. Morning subject
"Tin- Parabls of ths raleats."
Lilith st.. near Bth-BV*.,
Iv. Past..- Usual st
In the evening the Pas
spun- n In th* course t
All ar.-- very areli un*
COOPER INIoN. R ..rn 22, Forney** lecture., "Ganter
of Eden, or Paradise ed God, -ev i-H thc Second Coming <.
? rici and th. !:? .-?? i r. n of ths Twelr* Tribe* a
Isresl." ::.?'*' p m. x lmlssl< n fra*,
COLLEGIA TE REP' Ht tl ED CH URI ll. ll XRLBM.
FIRST ' III'RlTt I21sl it., .i- ir Sd-ave. Rev, J. KL
MEN'I ? iRF, l> D.. I preaches at ll and H.
s:;..iNi> I'HI'H'I ..'id -i. and l.*nos-ave, Rev
WILLIAM JUSTIN li-XRHHA, I> I>, Pastor, prsBerhS)
IO I) and T I*.
DISCI PLES OF ' HI'lsT. ri21-r**XI Weet ra'th-st ? Re?v.
X. I* PARSON'S rn i ?? sch l?rd'* P l":4.". a. m. an!
I p. rn : V. P. g. '*. E. in--'t ? -? 7 ;
EIGHTY SIXTH INNIVKRHARY Ai:-n Blreel Mettw
d.st Bpi* pal '?roo? .i ni .v i-i- xil-n Street M.-morinl),
Rlvii i. near Orch* ? . Rsx HORACE- xs'. BYRNES
I'ailai l*:**n b, m. Itnvs F. -;. 11 ? m., ? tin-n bx
Rlsl ip I'YRUS li Fe i?S, I) 1' . 2 p m.. Sunda) achoo
Bnnlx-ersary -x-r .-.<?-. .;..;i. ?, m., platform meeting, Mr
? xv. iinxx-Ni-: pi >idl ? \ :;???-- s i.-.- Rev. j. roche
I>. H. Prof. OEOROE i'OLLARD, Mr A. Il Iii'.; Xl
MELL Mr. JOSEPH FBTTRETCII. fli.'tu p, m., reston
famous 'Olil x ? pin el >' \ o'< : cfc Meei
inr-." minne-d lo old ni- : -.' - - Iv Xii GEORGI
BiXiiTT. Rev. asa P. MAINS H p. m., -erm n '.-.
CHARLES II PAYNE, H. D. Musi.- by s full
EPIPHANY BAPTIST CHURCH. Mad Ison-ave, r.tih
*t. Rex JOHN T. i:i:i Kl.KY. I) l>. Pastor ?1!l preach,
ii n a. and s p ni Sunday urn I, t-M. Prayer estat?
ing Wednesday *venlng. Cordial arelcom I .....
EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH "CST. JAMES,
f.iitiiw..a . ..-?-.??? ..f Madison ive. and HW ?-< ? Rev. j. g,
REMENSXYDER. D. I-. Pastor. Services, 11 B. m.. I
;. tn. Bunda) - h ol, 1) '?" i, m All sr* cordially in
Pl KT 11 AVENUE HAPTUrT CHURCH, B Wert Irt'h rt..
Rev. xv. ii. P. FAUNCE, D. le. Psstor Morning ***>nrlce,
li a m preaching by th* Pastor. Kt-n!nic --rsic* at
Te:, p m.; Rsv, SAMUEL COLGATE, dr. Brill preach
Friday evening service al s p. m. All *rete aa ?
FIFTH AVENUE COLLEGIATE REFORMED CHURCH,
Rta nv.-, and 4*tii nt.
Rev. Edward B. Cos., D P.,
sin preach at il t, m. and ? p. m.
sn -m.-. of the Lord's Slipper at 4 p m.
KIDDLE COLLEGIATE REFORMED CHURCH*'
"d asl and 7th rt.
Rev. Joha O. Fags
will preach at ll i. m. and S p. m.
WEST END COLLEGIATE REFORMED .CHURCH.
XX'ost Rad av?. nnd 77th st.
Rev, IL ur) Evertsoa C I b.
11 s i.i.. subject, "rird-r."
1 p. m.. sui.;..-t. "Tl-.. Second e'hanc*.'*
MARBLE 00LLEOIATE REFORMED rilUR*"!!.
.'.Ih M. BIMI '.".'til St.
Hov. David .la-. Burrell, P. !>.
II a. m., subject, "Iii.- N*s Year: Hem raul lt.ir. th*
8 n m.. subject, "Th* San Var: Tho M.,s-?r**T8 I "^m*
and Calletti f ir Thee."
UNTVKl:>iTY UKI.WITS REFORMED CHURCH,
Ree. N ll Van trsdale, D D?
will pi- I- n at ll a. m.
PII'Tl! AX'ENT'E PRESBYTERIAN iTIUIt'*!! ? ?
Mi i ?i . l.- .lOHN HALL, I' D Pastor. Service* Sun
d i-. ;; i in--., at ll a in sod i p. m.
PIRST li xl-l 1ST ? HURi H. IMl rt. sn l ths B ulevard,
lt. , I M HALOEMAN Partoi Bsrvl . Il ? rr, and
T:45 p m Prraehlna b> Rev, J, l BROt.'.VEH .s.-.-rsiarx
.?f ,ii.. llaptlsl ''itv Ml?*l nary S M-i^ty Bunds) school,
... Il i m. All xv. i.-oni^.
''insr PRESBYTERIAN THE ">>t.l> FHUTT."
fifth ave. and 12th st.
HOWARD DUFFIELD. I' I'.. Pastor.
ll b. tr . 'Tl ? ? ?? " ??
4 m. in . "Th* Bel ret* li nu ll ?* N i 4>;.
xx. *4i of Prayei Eve-rr night, ? *? pi Baturday, at g
n ?"' it* I.
PIRST REFORMED EPISCOPAL CHURCH Madtaon
*v.-. -,t Both rt.. Rev. \v. T. SABINE, 1). n. Psrtor;
Ret u I. UUDOLPH Bsslstsnl Services ll a. in and
7 is i m. ai tin* .-v. nins service tho Pastor still boo
nnu.. hs (peclal cnn*.' ?< *srtaoaa, gtratwjera arstcoaM.
FIRS1 REFORMED PRI HY1 1:1 XV CHURCH (Cbx
i.--- ii hstwsen itth .ml 7t'i ave* Bsrvlcss
?I ii | m ntl.i 4 j. m Sp.--.ii N'.w Yesi - sermon iv
Hts Pas) ir. lt i Dr .1 xMi:s li .-I ERLE, at 4 p rn
sp.. I,: i.ii-.i:--- x nita) t Frida) evenings
I. u lt III AVENUE PKEKHYTERIAN CHURCH
I'ORNER -."-'1' ?T.
REV JOHN R DAVIES I' I" CASI'..lt
PUBLIC IVORSHIP ll X Xl xsi. s |. m
THE PASTOR WILL PRI x. Il XT KA. il MERV ICE
IX'EDNESI \V EVENING PRAYRR-MRETINa XT |
i ll uni PRESBYTERIAN ''Mi It'll West Ead iv*
snd 1*1*1 il JOSEPH R KERR, l? lt., Pasroi Bervlcss
ii ii m.i s,, m Sabbath -.h ol, ;i p m, Th- Week
..I I'r.ie.r. sp", lil ? ? r. 1 ?? .-vu tvsnina nt s o'clock
OfUCE IfBTIlODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH, lOttti ?? I
?rest Of I. Iambus a.- Rel K S TIPPLE. I'll D., Pf'
pt li. ll. v Commui - Pastes; pr-- ichas; subj '
"Ih* Speclrs* .f I- ? Year* Special tcrvlcet ?
.-v .-nm*, escepl Baturday tl o'clock, ?
ll vii 1.X1 PKEXIIY I'Kltl.XN
tad li.'iii -1 s- rx ii .-r al li ..
lag I in ito* b) K.v ALFRED H MOMENT,~i
are ? irdlall la I
HOLY TItlNI IX . ill Ri "H. '
1^-n>i* bx .- -a 1 r.'j I st
R*\ C. I.xv BRIDOMAN. iv l>.. Re;'
M..in:ng prayer, ?.-iri:..n iud ll .i
nd 7 4X p. ni I"
prayer, lermon ..;..| Holt lommitAi1'
Sundae *. hi ol .1 I i si ng, I /
Ki .rd uk |i.i.r ind -? nu n 7 UK
Tii? Rector wii prearti in th' m-rniua /, '"" ?*''*?
l-r I XXIK.s ll XX ASs.N ni Ins , J. I
JUDSON MEMORIAL WAMIINOTO*f\?,l'**,,E
1 > IS Di I. Xl s ll.xx s-/
7 i". Di musky Xl SANtyP'
LEJttNOTON. AVRMUI9 BAPTIST /J',<'"11 rts-asr
Illili ci Dr CAMPBELL prsechss -,. f* ?;?'.' *? Hodel
Ke*S ? tam- nt . 'mr. h, nd Bl
fr tl..- NV? V.a. Rapt iBItl Itel,1.'
. ill III-- B - I.
MADISON AVKNUH hxitist
.t Rsi HENRY xi n xniuiih.
wih (eratoa i>x Pastor, ll a. m
unit uuiliiK lil* Sun.;,iv* ,.f Jbi ic
m. lim. isrx li * ?? ni i ? h,.i,t
.lt'Tl i Mai
<> attsrttoon ,,t i.Xi
al Hi* smif h..ur
xvhl.li lt.-, pf K.h
xx xttji i ns..s v-iii p ? ii A/!__}, t""t- blraiigera
Sil amii. Th.- ex.tiin. ?ir,.Ci. .uu'd
MADISON AVENUE MK'III' .1 >I.-T ? IH Ri H em SSt**
w Rev. xsi.|(K\x\u.n. x. i:k, |. |. Pastor, ll ?_
m . pr ichlng ? i . ? ? r..||owed by service of Holy
Co nmunlon, s p. m., preaching by ? P Sunday.
s. hw I a' :i..'1" i
MADISON AVENUE REFORMED CHURCH, t m*r
of STth-w Th* Pastor, Rex ABisrTT E. KIT I?..'.: - w..
D. I', will preach morning and .-',?mm Ev-.nmg swb
j- '. "Re* iluttons f..r th* New Year." Uni. n HIM- ..-.aaa
Batu 11\ st -mtv.
MADISON AVENUE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.?
Rsv. CHARLES J. THOMPSON D D I'tator, pr ? *.
ll. Fifth Fr* . rsary. a, "Looking A
ge its free.
MADISON BXJI mi: PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
Malison ...... corner of 54th rt r**rvlees at II i. m.
and 7 4.'. p. m. T's Paste*, '<. . . M PARKHI
D. I', wi.i preach. Th- Xi -.ii t *r Men i Bible Clea m-sts
Bl IO a m., .I-.r.n Cr ';.? Hi .i.i leader r-.in.Ia> si'h'Sil,
H:4.*> a. m.
MANHATTAN CONGREGATIONAL i 'I 'RCH, IM-St
and th- li-a' HENRY x STIMSON D D..
Psst - Henrie* al ll md I. .-' ir ' i l.-,
MOUNT MORRIS BAPTIST CHURUH. 5*tt ara., B*ar
ISttth rt.? Worship, "ith sermon, st 1 tl I 7 1.1
p. rn Ti,- Pastor, xx C. BITTING - ll
MRS, BALLINGTON I;-" 'Tn In Nea Y rn
City to-morrow af I.i ti. the Fourt* Bili Street
Presbyterian chun . Paster, Ret Dr,
M'EWEN; and .it li p, m. it Pilgrim Congregai i i
ciiur.-h. Madison ave. ar,-i li!-' -t . Pastor, Rev. Dr.
'A Mea year** M**sa*at."
KEW JERUSALEM CHCRCH Itt* ??? -ni* relan*. Fart
.inth-s'., between Psi k and lexington aves.. Rev. 8 g.
SEWARD. Ptator. Sunda) -school, wm. intuit class**,
na.. Service at ll.
NEW-YORK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. 7th-nv*, and
12st), it., Rsv. CHARLES s ROBINSON !> I> Pastor.
Bert ices *? ii ? rn.. "Hes xv.is Ur- .n the Taber
Sacle"; 4 p. m., Communioa; 7.4-X p m., "God'* Olory
Kiiims 'he Ta bern ads." Prayer meeting watt* -day
PHILLIPS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Msdlsatt areK.
aortheasi cornel TSd -t Preaching i>v ih? Pastor, Rev.
john !?; BUSHNELL, ,.i ll a. ra. and .*> p. BJ.
RCTOER8 RIVERSIDE PRESBYTERIAN CMtJECS,
Ii..' LEVARD, CORNER WERT 7.11' ST
Preaching si ll a. m. and *< p. m bx the Rev, a. V.
BCHAUPFLER. |i D. M -ming subject, "The Divln*
Ascent and the |.i.in?- Descent"; ex-nl-ig IMfcJect. "The
. ir- I'--*: of the P .ra! Ls."
SDOOND L'NIVERSALIST CHURCH. ArU-nr Ila'.
Lenox-eve., above IJSth rt.. R- LYMAN waru. P*s
t .r. Rev. C. lt. LYNN, r Roslea, will prea-h st ll
ti. rn and 8 p. m. Evening subjs<-?. "Iwrer* ..i and His
SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL CULTURE, EasiSf, jSS>>
narv I, IW17. at 11:1a a m.. iertiirs by Prof. FELIX
ADLER, al Csrnegte Meale Hall, 1 rn.-r .'.7th st. and 7th
axe. Sub'.'.-t. "A Nett Y-ir s Address." prsce.l*4 l-y
special mus., a ? ?.-? \ .-? - I trstgta promptly at
li 19 -.Vio. k. All Inten - ?? I.
SPIRITUALISM !N I'li.x. Tl. B Mr- ll T BRIGHAM.
Sunday evening, question* answered; mornings, impr-vls.d
j. ? ms follow discourse; g nd mas:- .-rt-,ir.i(?rii welcomed.
A-ieiphi Hui:. Breads iv. ltd hi.
ST. ANDREW'S METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
7Htlr at., west of ''dunlin' aw. Rev. J. ei WILSON,
Il P. Pastor, si;: preach si ll 1 bl and I p. n.
Evening r..p:.-: "Ancei*. Mea ind Devils in Peart
Punishment in Two Worlds." The public I* cordially In
x it.-1 to all sen ices
ST. BARTHOLOMEW'*! CHURCH, M id I* ? av* ard
44;h st., the Rev l>.x\'il> H. GREER, l? D., Rector.--.
Servlce In ths morning al ll ? .<?!??. k Af-<-rn<vin s-rx-le*.
4 O'Clock. Th- Rev. Pr. GREER will ..nVlate.
ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S PARISH lie.fSI*. JU) *? East
421 ?t Kunial servtre: Prayer sad mi moa at ll *. m.
linds,, m. Rev. J. FREDERICK TAI>*"TT wlU preach
In tbs rooming, and Dr. M'OREW ar algttt A c-vrdtil
Invitation to alt,_
st GEORGE'S CHURCH. East lfltli st. and St<iyv??ant
Square Annan, BddrSS* to 11. -n only by Ree. XV. P.
RAINS FORD, li 1'. Hs. I 1. at 8 p. tn, Sunday. Jsn
u.i-v :i. is;.7. All ates an Int Red.
?sT. JAMES'S i'll' H. II MADISON XX;: ANT 71ST-ST-,
itsv. E. walpole warren. D, i'.. Raster.
Hedy Ootnmanl n '?? a. m.
Litany, s.-rm n sad Hot* .'.aumin . n .H. t-ir>, ll a m.
Afterno m lervli ? (cxtrati I 4 1" p, m.
Congregational *ervtce, with lermon (Rectos), I p. m.
gT, JAMES'S METHODIST EPISCOPAL CTtURCIT,
Madtson-ave., 128th st. Morning, Holy Communion.
Evening, th- Pastor. Kev EMORY J. KAYNE* D, I'.,
preaches. T<-pV. "Pate or Providence." Sat'Uith-sclicol,
I ;i.i p, m. A< rd -ii welcome t ? all.
ST. LUKE'S M E. CHURCH, 108 XVest 4l*t-*t..
Rev. C. s HARROWER. D. P. I*sstr>r.
Communioa s-r\ ?? e. 11 Service .if tont. 7:45. Sunday
BctlOOt, tltO. K|.?.rth. 7.
ST. PAUL'S METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHUROH, 1841
Ith ave., r. rn.-r Wth-St. ?PreachlSg Of Rev. Dr. 8. F.
UPHAM. of Drew seminary, at ll a. m.
ST THOMAS'S CHURCH, .".th ave. and IM *'?? Rev. J.
xv. BROWN, D, i' . Rector, Celebration ..f Holy c-m
munlon, t* a m. M -ming prayer, serm.m ari Holy Com
munl" n, il a. ra. Evening prayer ar.d *erm.'h. 4 p. m.
THE LAMES' CHRISTIAN UNION ?rftl hon datly
mest ins* al ll o'ctoctt In the i-hapel of Broad WSJ Taber -
nacle Church, corser Mell ?t. trn Ht* av*, during th*
Week f Prsyer heeianm* Jsattary * i'r.-minsnt sorr.on
.f ai; denomination* will sp?sk. Mtawlag topk* giv?n by
the Evangelical Ailinn.-e.
THK WEEK OF PRATER Jsassry 1 1". taft! Ms*(
Iiiks wil? bs held m Nea Yetti, 0 ?' >r the au sat eas <-f th*
Evangelli-al Alliance, each evenUg st S 0/rtocV 'luring
ths Week Of Pr.n.r in 1 -.??n Meili,*4isr Epl?COp?]
,.,..,. , ,v|; .- w.<t nf Brose*'sy, Prourimm.-: M rf
dav January 4th ?'Hamlllatto* end Thattiisglving." Rev.
RERR 1; TUI'PER. D. D., ^?'x;,}i^: ,;',."1?: Church.
Philadelphia; Kev. C, L. |U"MI'.-"N D le. Past r
XI.1l-.-n X -rn- Presbyterial ? burch. nieseJay. .lari,ry
?nb "The .biir.-h Universal ' I "rot. s. K I PHAU. I> I).,
Drew Thrseloglcal Semln/v. Madison N. J.; Rsv.
CHARLES CUTHRERT ri ALU I' I'. Pastor First
presbvteiien '?hur.-li |:.*slir XXeJnesdav. January
(Ul N.' rn ..ul Tin . C.. lera.' Rev. I .AVID J. Hf;t
RELL D 1' I'.i -r r . - ll* >-?' .'? Itsf .rri,> I CtMlCh, New
Vork rhursday lallat tth. KorsUn Mlsataas," R.-v.
\ i- LEONiVHD. I> '? Seereiar) Msth di-- MlMlonsnr
H ? Nu X'..r1s If JAMES I. BARTON. F \>
s.-raatv xiii.ri.an I-"1'1 '* *''" Ftrstay. Januarx ??h.
?Il .m.- MlMlon*," R? ' .H. V.\ .'KI.KY. D. I-. Editor
??Th- .-iii-t.ai. Ad" ''" N*? York; R?r XX It.l.lAM
I] PUDDBF04?T tsisregstlonal Hom* Ulastoosry So
,. . ? S.itutd..' ' ?' '''" '?"' "Fsmlles and S.-li.-sils."
Rev. E. E. CHIV*"1* '' '',- '-?-'-f.^ Bjptlst Fotretn
u Rtn Soetet- N'"' ?' rk IT. -t.'.-n- MERRILL K
HATES li 1' *"''-? * '?'"*? Mbb* Sunday, Jnnu
arx l"th. ' -it., sin *? ""'??'" J".*.* RAIXHFiiRD. I>.
|> Re.-.,.r St i-re - ''."-I.. N..w X rk; Hey. JOtlAal
sVK"N'".. P. !? Orreral SVcretar) Evangel les! Ailiane*.
THmTaatsfE *tTRBET PHI- IYTERIAN rili'1'..'H.
between Itt V*4 7,h :'w" n'y WALTER DUNCaI
ur.nxNX- ,''-'"r if.'.h.- tn ax-i ,? mi ; tf s, m.
Sabbath -.'""'? - rl" ? "' Sirsagers sprd ill) %??: m.,i.
sWNITY >>>n;k M xtmn xi. CHURCH
Wsshlrtgti n-svi in 1 ITntl -
I: 1 FR^NKUN 'i xx U)RD Pastor.
Beer Ieee, ii ri ? aa'. 7 ir. p __%.
,.NIN MBTHODIcvT EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 4Mh-?t.,
WMlrf I'ralwav lu 4.". a m. the Sr. -laments. 7:4l
,, pres rhlsg by the i-i>t r, Dr kin.;. :? ., m . n*.rn.
x rkers' litble i'.*.* Xl JOHN BEATTIE! trader;
p m. siiuJ.iv *ch< : 1 r ?? Evangi x ines fag
T l ntted Stitts will hold un. ri ii..-'i-.k- In lh:s rhurrh,
, i.s addressed '???? tmlnenl speaken every evsntn* fr,*m
niiiri 4 I . in. In uslxe
UNIVERSITY I'Lx. K PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH enr
ber HRS *l raia.- worship t. atorrss 11 . ps, ard s
p. rn Th- Pan r It.v OEOROE ALEXANDER, D. I>
xxiii preacti Ti awrroa l*in? nr?t Sabbath ?f the vear
tm- Si r---.nl f the Lord's rluposr Wi 1" OBS*ITSd at
tat Bl rii.'iif ? ric* Wi IneedS! evening; *er
\'.'* aj I v.... ?*.
WEST END I'l'.KSMX TUl-l X> CHURCH AmMerdam
. sad lOSth -' tt.-e t.iliv FiALCOM SI4.XXX- !> |.
Pastor, Ree JAMBS HUNTER Assistant Th* P??tor
Will petsch ni ll 1 ri .m.i s p 111 msn ? meeting at
1." Il" .siinitae sri-., ol it lt . Y P S >' E, at 7
\XK-T PRESBYTERIAN ' HI'll'll l.'lst bstwsea
Ith and Sth ave* Thi 1 1 ' ? ''? tNTHONY H
EVANS, l> !? . sill prsa. ii t iiK.ir a- j- U h m and
? p m.
sill if AN'. :u ax \:.
l.XKKV HA. NE \1 (VCKE IEXCEI T SATURDAY)
A. C. DIXON
XX ll.I. SI'I'iK
IRA D. SANRKY
xssisTKl- Ht CHORUS WILL SIN?J
SI Hil.T FOR Xt.'M.XX lix V ITU.
"God's Programme for Saving Cilles.H
DOOM iu'i:n 11 M SEATS FREE.
D. L. MOODY
nkxv YEA! SEitvieT:
CARNEOIB MUSIC HALL,
SUNDAY, JANUARY 3D, AT ? p M AND 1 9 ak
lllA D, gAXKEl AlLLattNO. sr.*
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