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NEWS OF BROOKLYN.
TO INVESTIGATE TCXSELS PRESIDENT BALDWIM WILL SAIL EUROPE TO-MORROW. FOR WHAT 1IF UBARMI ?TILL MAVS AN IMPORTANT PEARINO ON AN EAR RlVKR TUNNEL AND TSTS ATLANTIC -AVI?: IMHmHEMIIHH W. II. Hildwln. Jr.. president of the Long j Island lt.ailro.id. wld sail for F.urcpe tO-morroW afternoon to hispe,t the ?onstniciio'i of under- ! ground railway? iti London and ?t???.??* on the ? ?" : :!r"nt His purpo?. is to <Olsed sugg? s'tons for j t..? :t:nnel whlcn his road Is going lo construct [ - Dm r ..-? Rtver. Tan Atlantic Avenue Cena? mi? ion is awaiting the Aral ueVtslon as to the build? ing of this proprsed tunnel before going on wl*h : p'.ms f"r the Isapcoysaaat si Atlanttc-ave. The? ; ? isslcn will hold a gacet?n? to-day at the Ham- j llton Clul?. .it which un,?? Presldenl Baldwin win raporl the ?>r ?n?s which hli road has made in It? place. The Commissioners ?r?? ronSdenl thai Ike Long Island Railroad will construct the tunnel, a?;: will be a necessity to them .f the] wish to de? velop ibeir bualnes?. la no ooui't thai if ila? Near-Tort bualaaaa men could take the Long laland trains at Cortlandt s?... in thai city, Instead f being obliged to make Um long trip to the Halbes? station or Long Island Cit.?. : of I '.? m would he attrait? d Into th? Lciir Island rabarba f * permanent homes. This ::, reaaed :r.iuV Would menu a great deal to the ra?ro.a.i corporaUon. Preatdent Baldwin, to speaking of hia proponed trip to Europe, yesterday saiJ: ? I nm going to London for the express purpose t>: Investigating extensiv? underground railroad wark. which is now h?mg prosecuted In tli.it City. Ther. are In the neighborhood of thlrty-eeven sattes ol this W"rk. all undertaken In the light ?if recent impr ivements in t :nn?l building. The con? struction of thfse subways Is Of the utmost in? terest to those who arc desirous of putting a tun? nel und?r the East River, and tht method of con? struction and the appearance of the work when it Is compbted naturally Invite investigation by us. "I shall no; be gone long. A f.rtr.ight In Europe, probably, and say a week on the ocean ..a? h way, would ina??? a month's absence all told. The Mersey tunnel, connecting Liverpool and Blrken jesad, is an Important engineering work, and an Inspection of it migi t furnish some useful hints. but 1 cannot sav wnether I will have tlm? to In? vestigate It or not. There :?? also an important ; of underground engineering in Bud ipeat, which I would like to \i.slt if It is possi!.;, lo t?O sa." In response to ? question ns to when the work on the Last R'.ver tunnel would begin. President Pail win replied: "In ail probability soon afier I ret back. Charle? M. Ja. ms, oiir ? ?' ulting engineer, is now in rjrn;??-?, and Important Information required in the pi -? tutlon of the enterprise is obtainable there. as t> the matters Which have t>een engaging our attention Since the Mil permitting the tunnel wai pj ed, you may say that It has beei m esaary for us ' --? ?? erta street rights A supplementary bill wa? piss, i, bul did noi receive the Governor'? signature ..? the lasi ?easlon of the Legislature; ? i| left certain steps to be taken to secure thes? ?treei rlchts, and this h.as required time. Tou know this undertaking Is a U?n e one. and men who pul m*ney into It expect that every point will be care? fully guarded. "A company has been organised to build the tun? nel, but the capital hi- noi yet been fixed, for th? reason that the cost of the tunnel has not yet heen determined C nne tlon will undoubtedly he made with the New-York i';tv und.-rground line, but It will not ba dependent upon It in any way" ALMOST CHOKED TO DEATH. ? CHOWDER l'ALTY'S SEARCHLIGHT SAVED THE LIFE OF A MiNu ISLAND BOT Henry Bheffi t weh?*- year-old hoy. wv severely li itred In ? peculiar manner In Long Island City on W< Inesday night, Th.? boy live? at Nc IS] Dupont-st H< is In Si John'? Hospital -in a crl'lcal condition, bul It was said yesterday r a':? rr.?? m II it hi s ou Id ? ? \ er On Wednei ? ? was n chowder j .r-> landed at the Thlrd-st. pier. Bheffens was among th? crowd who tri : li gel on the pier, At th?? head of the pfer then - big ?a'?? used to prevent peopli from ding on the wharf This w.is a little ai-.r ??? Wednesday, and young Bheffens tr,? ? t . so through the space between the partly open ^-ate snd the support on the s:<i?? to which the gat< fnstened. He managed to gel his head In the opening when the watchman ens the gate moving Not noticing Bheffens In the dart, th?- watchman gate the gat. a push ??> close iv Young Sheffens was unable :o iret his h< ad out. end the gate caught him by the neck. He re? mained caught, alowly choking until the ... .,r h light an th? boat of the returning party was thrown on the pier, and then his predicament was shown H? \\ ?- freed, but was Insensible, and rr.at.v though? him deal He war, taken to an undertaking establishment, where it was found that he was silva Hi was then hastily trans? ferred to st. .lohn s Hospital, where he was r<? vlved. Last evening he was reported to 1>? Im? proving, although the injuries io bis neck may ke?-p him In the hospltsl f<T several ?lays. A CHAPTER OF ACCIDEXTS. LIVELY TIMES AT ROCKAWAT BEACH, IN CLUD1NG A RI'NAV AY AND A DISASTROUS RACE. Ther? was a ??p.?? of accident? on Long Island Wednesday evening, none of which termin?t? fatally, altbauc es api were narrow. Rockiraj B'-ach had three. A l.ig tank containing several hundred gallona of water in thr rear "f I'bert's fishing resort, at Reach Channel f>:i the supp rts having given away, The tank f>n on a plasan, amis Uberi and three women narrowly escaped being crushed. Th? sernp.,] ,.,,-??? ? ? at the beach wai due to ? runaway on the boulevard. Robert :.? .mi tv? young women were thrown injuij Bl vi o ?tiong th? b il ? ? ned senou cycle path wen greatlj Irlghten??d ii'tn?, on which were Miss Georg a Ronald and Miss Ruth Jones and Roben Meyers and Herben Joachim, w?r- wrecked. While racing with a hack, Rohen Johnson the driver of ? stage, r.??:?. imo a surrey ni ir H?illand-av? Jam??? Rotherroel Mr? Mary McAllister and Mis.? Nellie McVey, th.? occu i mti ol the surrey, were thrown out, Miss M? - Vey received a dislocated shoulder, while Mrs M - Allister h.as a bad scalp wound Rot her mei wai hurt uhout the knees. '|h<? surrey was wrecked Adam Hill, iwenty-two year? old, ?<G Ishp. a Long Island Railroad brakeman, while coupling cars of th? Bag Harbor freight at Baj Shore, had hi? left leg cruahed by being caught between the cars. Miss Lydia porter, who is staying al the home ?>f the Rev. I?r Wilson, In Freeport, mistook the door g to ? illway for her own doorway and fell downstairs. H? r ikull waa fractured and *.!?? r...y j.. : reo ver. LIFE-SAVERS HA O A HEAVY TASK ? MS-POUND NEW-TORKER RESCUED FROM DROWNING AT ROCKAWAT BEACH. Captato McEnroe and Lieutenant Gallagher, of Iba Rockaway Reach Volunteer Ufa Saving Corpa, sand? a reaciM yesterday which gave -hem gre,a dlffl ultj and excited much Interesl among the peopk who witnessed il. Th? man rescind was Leonard Drenkerel, of No 111 Christopher??!., New York City. Ho i- tkhrty-four rear? old, and a .?'?..- three hundred pounds He was In bathing ai Schilling's pavillon, ??aside. He is a good swim afar went out beyond t'a- life Hnaa, and, ow.ng to ?a!? Sire, he attracted much attention, and 'ne lite? ra .-er? watched him carefully, v.'n.ie swimming be waa caught by the undertow and ?.arri?.I under, and the life-savers started at on ?? for him They reached him after he had lost ? began to work hin: shoreward Owing to ?..y weight, this was no e:>.*y tn?k. but lite j..'?? eat : lard???? him H? was revived a< I ed for hume a few hours later, without ? w ly 111 results fi m his experionc? ? }'!<\ri.i HATER ARRESTE!*, THE DEAF ?tCT? ? ;? WADIXO RIVER DREW ills PISTOL UN A RIDER, WHO DID NOT BCARR Riverhead, Long lakand, Aug. 26 lohn Muaany the bicycU hit?- of Wsdlng River, waa arreated yeaicrda; ?? ompl ? I I ink Thompson, a wheelman, on ike rhsrgi ?: drawing g pisto; on VIS have .? <: imlai tlan to morrow be? J . ?. ?? Lawson, i ; St, J iai< - Mumby is Arty ?..:?.. ano deaf and dumi . When b? : o .t v.a km?.? be moves neither l Um right n??: left, continue? in a straight road. The bell of a ? am ?? ? ?? h< ard I ?. him am ? ... ? .< wl ? el man romes up t?- reaaonstrau with him he merely draw? h:s revolver, which says men with a move ih.-.ii word? would ? ? press in s *..;, M ml was la the ron?; yesterday when Tboann ii ? ? ?- and, a? usual d ? ? >? p ove Th?n ?, hompson and tre gun was pr in,. d ? ? ' to Bl .' im< s and ?: ... ?.? ? .?,. .?,,(' warrani f?.! M u . .?? .? ? .,??>? ?,j -? .rr ? ?? Simla? : .,?.? Mun .?.:?'a ? iri ? the bl.'?? k?. It hi ? here s ?.??.? ? v ': ? x r for * m? ?',-?..? . . ?, . 11 her handle ?'r ? ? v? ut. I ? . m ?, ;ti?? clon?? to Mumbv, snd it tbej spproached htm ia the darkness they 'iliiiiiat.ly cam? to disaster b? running Into the extended Bgece of u ?,..?] Kor Oiln ? llruokl-n \rtva ?<-? 'l>nTh~l???<r? TOO MUCH TRIVIAL LAW. GOVERNOR GRIOObTS ADDRESS BBFOM Till: HAP. AMOCIATION. ! AN EVIL that is QROWtNa WORSE EVERT YEAR REMED?!? SPOOESTEB TO CH88CX THE FLOOD OP UNNECESSART UOQISLATSON. - There wa? a larje a! ? :? veland, A? of women and meeting of . ? ' : lam e ? sr .'.' the de ?Law of members of the Nation;?l Bar Aasoclatlon la the Y. If. C. A. Building this motnlnc. In anticipation of a Hir-Ulf on th" Arbitrati.?) Treaty Which had Leen promisi I, However, ine dl nandoa did nr? materialise. U roon .1- th.Hng w?? ?ailed ?o orde:, lYisi.l. tit .1. M Woolworth lu? ti, sauced Governor ?irini-?- ->f Kear-Jera? ?.. who Hvered thi annua addrear, hi? toj making." UOYKHXOI. ORI??S'H ??? ?HI>:?*.. t?? Qoveraor spake at length on ihe eel th?? gr. at mass of crude aad unnecessary leglala tion belai tamed oui yearly by Parliament and CiHigroo?. the many t'oioni?- and stai?? Legisla? ture?, and :.n laaum? 1 ab a mualclpal bodies, an evil th.-t his grown le alarming proportion? in this eountry of re -"lit years. II?? deplored the faci that, while every calling had the benefll <>f trained minds anil hands, there la ao claaa of akl.led kegia hatera, m? ? trained to conatruci haw?; nor is there any school of leglalatlon at which may be learned the theory and practica of cobs true ting ? itatute. H? reviewed ihe actual procrea of lawmaklng oa it is practiced In State Legislatures, saying, In part: Th??.? thousand? of propealtlon? to ?Iter the law of the land cover almost every conceivable objeci of government, every department of inibii? and private nf.?. they extend to all kind? of bualness, to trad., commerce, manlclpal government, sani? tary and police regulations, to the domain of mor? al? as well aa lo the fields of si.? atlon and |??? Htlcal philosophy. Man) of them were intended to correct error? In the legislation of the preceding year Natural.* the more carel? ? aci one legis? lature liasses ih?? mor? blunders there w?i h?? for the next one to repair Then? is usually no general acheme of uniform and consistent statutory revision In these masses. They are heterogeneous, often absurdly contra? dictory, as where on? member offered a Hi re? quiring all electric wires t? be Inld underground within ihre.? monili.? after the passage of the Idh. ami his col.eague Immediately offered another re? quiring all electric ?aires m be e.evated at l?-ast ilfty feet above the surface of th? atreet. Tin? genesis of these bl la, as well as their true purpose, ?? often covered with obscurity. Borne, Indeed mo.?t. ;,r?? the products of thos? especia 11) Interrateti ns Individuals in securing iddttlonal legal powers or privileges for private or buslne purpose?. Many originate from municipalities not from thi genei ? consideration and mature purpose of th?-? people of any city, bul out of Ih? opinions and particular idea.? of single muti officers, and are .?raw ? up by the counsel of ihe city und.t the direction of Its chief officer or po.? ??mini* body Many ar<? prepared and urged by member? of the legal profession to m et real 'i suppos.-d difficulties that they have met h in th.-ir practice. More than one Importan) chango in the law of divorce has originated In the deslri of sum?? lawj r to bring hi* client within Its ; vorable condition?. Qt'Ai ? DOCTOBB OP GOVERNMENT. Other bill? nre the product of men with id...is. to whom nothing that I? la beyond their caparti) f. >r Improvement, to whom no experte of a?.?? can teach anything, who havi no reap? ? for stability nor reverence for antiquity. They are the qua.l; doctor? of government with curi for every Inconvenience of life, no m it r what It?, nature or origin, Many of these bili?, drawn w!!i cr.h one purpose in view by men lacking corre? mess . ? :? >.?. ! ? xpr? slon and unlearned as to th? whole bod> of ? ? I ments relating lo tbe sub).?.?!. ;ir.? unintentionally dangerous and disturbing unless careful!) revise?! and pruned before ihelr pas age. The) an upon the committee In confusing numbers. To r? vise them nil is Impossible it manifestly absurd they at.? generally suffered t<> die without ih? eourtesy of a report, or are rcnort?Mj adverael) and killed Som.? arouse Influent il hostility from af f cted Inter? ?ts and succumb io opposlti n. Uni under th?? pressure of the Introdn er, wlih his per? sona! pride In Ihe ward of his I? - tlv? guardian? ship or be? p use no pos ?ve evident?? I luti m ? p.Tir? ..r und. r Ine pi.? < ?s of i??: roi Ing I?) whi :i ti. ? maxim "one ?;.I turn deserv?s another" brougbl lo hear upon the f ri tton of law-m klug many t.:? isutes :>,.?? are usci? ? and som? thai ? positive!) vicious re? Ivc the approval of ? ? Jorlty and ?<> to tbe Executive for appi ral The p-acllce Is to hold these me? uree back to th. ilos Ing days of the sess ?n, when the it tent ion ol tl moi ?? careful and pru leni ?- : ?? ? ?1 or occup then the floodgates are opened, and new Is? pour oat In s torrent that i? terrifying ? ? I ca? ful conservatism o? the bar and courts si ms that the only Immediate remedy foi M condition rests In the disapproval of ?'.??? Rxecutlv? 1: t? worthy of note that thi Governor ol N? ? Yak by withholding bis approviti put to death about live hundred passed bill* In the pr< ten! - n In New-Jersey ninety wr. similari) disposed of, ? ? 111 r numi? r, but, In pi ??:? ??? tlon to ih? b. r passed, ti mal perei tai Yet I doubt if .i single reasonable eomplalnt it Inconvenltn.*t> or oubli?? '..?;?. hns ?"?? heard by r? ison ol the faillir of these V.i hi I In io '???-..tri?? laws Th!? "\??? - Iv. legislative activity i- a fcatun mi 'own times It h - develop? ! enormousl) wll ??? a very few rece?? years A comparison of ? hi .-> limiti ! volumes of statutes of nny particular 81 .?? for the last twenty years will p* ive this, Something of this Increase Is attrlhutahle : ? th. im. ai btislii - development of the ? m? -, to .Unifions .f scientific discovery to th? m ? chinen* of life. At Ihe same tin.? there have been ? inni movem? nts to restri? ? he -, ?:?,.: I. ?? By constitutional provisions In many ? ? ? lie | sage of specif?I laws upon man) ? ti I ? den, notaol* In * he mattei s of gru corporation and ;).? government ?? eitles, .ntles and other municipal divisions of tl ? Bl iti Vet the maases of trivial legisla ? ts tutes m calli d for b] ai j publl In ? ? ???.?? .? ? ? go on ?nei easing, eonf th? !;*? a, ? mba - ? ? lag thi lawyer and perplexlrg th.iris if Jurtiee with contradictions, Inconsistci 'les, dilemma* and floods of verbal turgidi) ?,..? enacteil one year ore repealed the nex? give pio*.? to eomc ? .? s concenti Th? sp com? rv?tli m dl. : . -, fierce ? re*t of this busy age ?if ?!.? ? mult indinoti? strivings for chanci for the mere ? ke of chana ws. Il may !??? said "A:?.? ai not with? r them, :. r ? ili : hi Ir Infinite variety." REMEDIES KOR THE EVIL Speaking ol Ihe remedie? for the pernici ms ? ? : ti. p of things he describ? d, ihe ?: ?-.? , ? ir - ? Id 1 hive *.?!.! enough of the prolific tendency to .?. that prevails In our day. li remains : ? speak of such remedies as can l>< applied. I* i ?seles ? ? funda ni? In the eoi m ol parllamentar) botile?? with all its d?? fi is, our repr? sentatIvi systi m is the i?? -: ihe brain of man ever devisad or his experience w. rked ? A lower hou-?? with membership frequenti; chang? ing secure? closeness of touch and sympa thi wll ? th? people. The upper hous? .-? ures the calmness and deliberation which are essential to guard <a',.!:'si sud !en and unr? aaonlng popular pr? ? ? ??? ? -, to give stabillt) to our system of low, and In ?es sons of clamor ? nd unrest to save th.- people from the follv of their own excitem? m and ? m itfons. if representative ?.odie? iik.? ? . s tat? ;.?-?-' tir.?- are unable lo acal wltb entire success with nil tbe complicated and subtle questions : lai ?re pi ? ? sent? d for their com : lerat?? ?, how mu 'h I? -i: ?*an U be expected that the masses of th? people would be ? do so? Y? ' ? ? And - ome who pose to rei? I leglslal to 1 he p? ?:?. and by m? m f th? ?. stem !" ? ? the rein diim take tb? popular voice, noi through ihe pie's chosen representative? i ? from illreci votes of the peopli* themselves Thi - ? ?nndon th?? system of representative governmeni Govern? ment by representation Is a prln : '? derived from the oldest ruetom o? Hie Anglo-Saxon r.o ?? In Hucbald'a biography of S. Lebuln, a book wrl b In th? tenth century, I? found thi? remarkul.l. ? ? six?? concerning tli*- Saxon? ..f ih<? elg ith entnr) ?*Once every year, at ? iixe.i season, oui of each local 111Islon and oui of the three ordei leverally, twelve men were elected, who, having nssembled together in Mid-Saxony, near t.'..? VYeser, at a plac? called Marko, h?dd a Common Council, de. lib? rating, enacting and publlahlng m< common Inter st, ? -cording to the ten r of a la? adoptod b) themst Ive?.'* Historian- of the English constitution trace tl . xi>!. nee of auch a r. presentattve sssembly through all the periods of national existence. We .?. no: want the system 'hanged; it la only necessary that ? it eglslatlve bodies ?hall be con? trolled, restrained and regulated b) a propri of ihe solemnlt) ?nd respon*lb!i|t) that pertain to the power Ihey exercise; Ihui the) ?hall learn to resi??.?: ih?? wisdom of conservatism, to vclut ?t.i oiiity more than experiment The extension of the practice of h? ?.- only bl ennial sessloi ? .??: Stats legislatures ? pi prevalent now In more than thirt) Bis tee will do on., r. io decrease the amoui ? of legii ut! in BF.TTKIt MEN POH LAWMAKERS NEEDED T!i> r.? is room for Improvement also in ''??? qual? ity of th?? s?en selected aa member? of the State legislature?. Too much regard I? paid to political qua lidi itlon?, and not em legislative sMIIty. This li noi ?'?,.? fauM ol tb? citisene; ?.?? r* oft.?.? gel th? i ? ? ????? li ? ble Then I? . gr< .? ? ur?? on ?:?? ? ?r? of men Who art- ? . ? by educatici and mtalnme t? to .!?. their wbolo ?'.?; '?? the State '?.. serving In the legl ih ot the Stati an I the city I hav? th. people ut? t? r ? ?,.?..-. high ? lass ih le . ? ?In th ? at ..? : th? m. But :i ? sch >1 ira and y< ? ?: : illrl' ' ? _'?id?? .-? ?' r? atrain eglslatlon v,'r>'. ''?' ? "t ??? ng to glv ? their Urn? to puh ? service In it..? Legislature On rar??., usions thev wll come forth snd *-m?? th? State with great s? il and benefit; : u* the; usu illy , ? .j.,., ."?,.! !.. '???'?? ?:'"? ? ? ? ? ?? : m?r. havi \\- need ? arger . n tribut I .?, ol the timi and brains of. hi ,1 , .,,, . . ' ?"'\ ' 5iau "''' ;*' ' - :'? ?:? ?be fomiot ""","\."' ,' , Th?* exaen knowledge and ??'? '? babils a I sir k? ihe enacting ' ', ? '??;' - csi Ml ?.?.rwls ?? iild . drift through ?:? II ? . : ? tbs .- ?,;,G. easy : , -v ? With thi io stem Me need mor? lea ? one ??, . ? ??""-' ? lack ? oslirr? unity Public discuaslon. disclosing thi barm thai - re. Milling and musr r.s.,1' from ex,-,^?iv.? ??.| , , legUUtlon. will be useful by awakening public sen. tlm-nt ??.*? extending lis influe;,, ,? ,?, ,.,? m,.mh,r. skip of the legislatures. In this w.ik toe imr a? waya foremost in a:i that j.tr-.uine to ^uud ?iovero ment, can render most vantante service. They per? hapi mor? than any other claea ar?? -hated with r??ponslblllty in thi? manor; for ? pertains direcuy t.. their own espectal province, ft an? ??*. In? bop) thai 1 might recur* the attention of tin? Inn? of America t . the reform of this evil -a reform whl.h I have .n mv ofSclsl capacity tried to ciTcn In the legislation of my own Stati that ? gave choren this suoi?.?! b>r your consideration, in ? large decree the raulty conatructlon of our statute? Is due to th.? legal profession: for there is no doubt that they are mostiv framed by lawyers, Lut they ai? prepared in must instances by attorney? *pe cially employa ? for pittici,..: object?, which i>eing accomplish.d. Util. r?g.ird :?; paid to th.? relation to kindred lawa or t,. their if.ct upon the general body of Jurisprudence. There Is needed a higher -..?,?? ?,; responsibility am mg lawyer? who engage in t:,.? drafting of i.nis at private solicitation ?nd there ought t ? ' ?? a more censorious ntltudc among legislator? toward propositions :??. l?gislation thai emanate fian private sources ? do ni>i aish t?j enter the controversy wh.-h divi':?.?? ih? partisans ?>: codlScatlon ani it- ???? nenta It la a falrli debatable question whether it i- better to have the body of th? law comprised with ? ? written cod?? or existing In th- Indefinite mass of the common law modified by miscellaneous .nil occasional statutory amendments. Whatever we may do with reference to .Miration . f general acts, we (ind ;t necessary very frequently to codify car statutes. The great number or sup? plement? at??! amendments tint ??? passed from yea ? t?? yi ir . ? obscur? [he original t?'\t thai a revision or same similar reduction toward order and simplicity is n.--.iry every f>w years In New-Jersey, si:;,., |?75, ??, t? have been fou?- au? thorised publications ?f th.? general laws, under I ?? various titles of "Revision.' ' It? v.s. I Statutes," "Supplement to the Revised Stit ;:????" ani "General Btatutes." Iti thai perlo I th? mi? of general statutes has grown from on? volume of gbOUl nine hundred pages ? ? t ic tin ce ; in:.? octsvoa containing over three thousand page?. At th?? present time, so ere.??: ? ?h? dissatis? faction of th.? bench and hat th l| ;<? i.t! cor.imis sinna of eminent lawyers have ?..???? appointed by t:? Executive under legislative sanction ? revise a?!?; codifv an.??? the nios. important title?, with ? view of reducing and clarifying th.infused m? - "f enactments thai have been piled upon th.? orig? inal t?xt. This wrvice I* rendered without it ion "ut ..f a sense "f public dut?, a faci wcrthy to in? recorded to the credll of the bar of New-Jersey. This w'.ll serve the double purpose of Improving present condition? and warning agalnal further excess It distinctly recosmlses the faci that th,? help of skilled men working on lu??"? of public snd not of private Intcresl musi i??? calle?! m to aid th?? I.? glslatiire when accurate and skilful re vision Is wanted If .that ? ractlce can be intended ?? .?- t ? In? ? .?.. v\ hi!! r? c.o< .? th.? car? ful revision of a trained draughtsmen, th?? rain in simplicity, stabiliti and diminution of litigation will be ? ? normoui SPECIAL COMMISSIONS It is not to be expected that the high degree of kvow!? Ige, ski'! and car.? necessary to the revision ! . ?? codification of any tul.? of the general statut < ? ? an l?e always obtained among the member? of a legislature, busj as Ihej generally are with p '??rs of more or !??*- political Importance, Such \v..rk Should 1??? prepari?.! with the thoroughgoing care am! pains that p.-rtain to th- library and th.? study rather than amid th.? turmoil and excll 'mem of a legislai "? session. 1? should be ready in ad van.f th.? assembling ??:' th?? Legislature, an?'. refitll) compared, revised and considered by s? ? . and?. ? inly . ?pecioI comnii.--i.iti can do this. I; i* to be noted that Congress hai pro vid'ii for Buch a commission t.> revise the criminal .n,.; penal statute? of the I'nlted Btates A censoi . f bills Is noi permissible under our ?y?. ?? ir of I? glsl ition. hut there car. he a ra!.? of publl ? ? ? . ., ???.?.???? of prudence ami conservatism. ? : ,- will ennl.ver) legislator ti? rej? ? all ??<?'< nr. s not properly revised ind corrected, ah mess? ii - (hai hsivi !;?? positive public necessity in iustify tu. Ir adoption. Il oughl no: t?? be enough . ; r??.1 Isjw dors no harm; It rhoul? here. lUin ? ? ' it It shall hnvi I he quellt; ol po i l!'?.? Ixncfll i:i order to in-? fy Iti enactment ? h? ?? at ? ome prln Ini ? "t legislative pollcj tii ? iii lain and ??.?:".? t! u l nei d only to ! e ?.? ?:? ,\ ? ! I?, a;.? roved M ike sur?? that the olii law !s really deficient. ? ? nslder whether the inconv< iilenc? || ? :: ..'ti : . .if t!,.? old |aW f ''f enough Importane? to deserve an acl of Ihe Lcgia ? ?., eure it G.?? careful that the rem? ly be ??' worse than \\ ? : ? expei mu nts in laa -making, ? : ill? if recommended by men or pani??-? who m. vol?| .? knowledge or wanting !n reepeel for . stabil 'In ?! customs I io noi go ?? the Idea thai th?? world ?s oui of ::.i ?. m: \ :? DOH 10 ? : i: t ;g!,: Observe accurnc) in to?? tsi of language, and r, .. Id the ?; ?? ..f imhlgu expr?s It '- one ??? ' I.?? |ll -i .fit! i -ai- ? : . r Jill ??? -. 1 i? ? ?- ?. it a 1 ?. hnlc il vu. ile! . I ,, conceptions ? in '.?? ? pr<*<*cd v. il h ? ?? . ai aev ? ? not ? ? ? memi ? of this ??...?? annual me*l igs, But t;.?? quantity : and iinne ? ? slatto ? ha? goi Il may be thai this ?? .-?? ? ilk . ? . ..? ? ? . ? So; ?'? the ?Ilsen?e of excesslv? l.iw irai: r. ? ? degree ol Intensllj xuffl id lo J" tir. in ? spei : ? ' ' lion The ills roval of more than fiv? hundred ?.?-? ?? bill? ? ..? Oovemor <'f om Btnte u ? of ninety bj another In the present year has served t., ,?.??? ????.??ral attention to the subject In a ver) m rl<??! mariner The creation and maintenance of ? strong ; at h ??? ntlmeni h favor "f greater ? .? ?i? ?; conservation In !? glsln'l????? will tend more pos . full? thin m) otl ? li m? nt to cl Liti thai sentiment musi be pet ?? ' ml Mon than 111 ? ? tv are ???? ?? ? ?. d ' ?? pi Ice ol Il |s ? ne ? u it nnlveraal w ir 1 ' nude ? ? the ??? ? ? : r orders of Intelligence upo the ? Hon th ? ??. ? ? ?? : lune pvi rv In? on\ ? nlei .??. en ?? I ? '?-?. The rules of business the Isws i?f tr.????. lii .??.? ? a?:. ?? ,.; nst ur.i : 1 iws .- ?..! processes the ? ? ? im nce or the ? ? ?.? misfortune ; lei -, death, th.? Ten Com? re .pdni.-ni- ill the?? and many others ?re h ? . : ?.f legisla I Ive dabbling ?...???. ? |c < it ?Imple ? ?? of fort?n <?? ? Btate ? egl lati.? ??? nu?.? them nil. I .? t un continue our 'abort for uniformity of law noon proper topics I.Implicit ol procedure, ? ??? ? legal In atlon for Intel I ni '?! (ration; and at th?? am?? time let us strive t.. In? en ase ? he -? irli of ?a p ful con rv tl m wh t'?. heal preservativi of good, t" cry ? continual al.??i-m iigalnm trifling with the deep-lnld foiinda iloi s ut our lurispri ?1 ? ??. ?nd lo preserv ?. for oui laws thai sentiment of reverence and resp? ? hitherto ! >-: so disti ig lished the Anglo El ? \ .? race Prolonge?! applause expressed the Intcresl of ihe les in the paper when G ?vernor Grigi Ished. ? ?>?. ?. . xpression of a ppro' has not been accorded toan) other paper ? IiniTR \Tb IN RK80LVTK ?NS Contrary to expect ? Ion, there w.is no rl on the at '? ?. que m, which cam? next In order Th? rommltl ?? to which Ihe r?solution offered yeaterday hnd been referred had draft?'! p resolution which satisfied nil Ihe delegates, they having slept >?? Ih? question and cooled off John Prentlss Po.I tl ? ??, ? \ whl I was In perl ? Resolved, That the Vmerican Bar \-- . ?? n renewing with emphasis ihe strong declaration madi hy us last nnnual meeting '? favor ol ?'? b?1 lustmi nt of trovei ? ??? ? nations l?v ? ? medlun of enlightened International arbitra ? ?. expresses its carne ? hopi that the . 'forts ??? establish s<? beneficent a principle mny noi In their general spirit and purpose h?? relaxed ?,??,? that the Administration of President McKinley will take such steps as may be appropriate to negotiate lust and liberal treni..s ???h foreign Power? for -he nccompllshmcnt of ihb imp.a? nt lesti!?. Ri lived further Tha ? copy ?if these ? lions signed by the presld t a .. ? ??rc.arv of th? association I?? sen) to the pr. ddent of the I'nlted Btate? JOHN ITI?".'" '.L-t ??? Mary!? d '?? M H'ILi'MXN ???,|????,, JAMFS I! HOYT ttevi land A motion to send thi ?? Ions to t House ar 1 Bei ..t. wa defe? it ?! During ihe afternoon there w. r.? sesslona ..f th< Legi ? Ed ti ..?'.? p Branch of the Is? dation and I Patent Law Branch From ? to : ..'.lock in ? ng the delegate? were tendered a p ..? the horn?? of Andrew Bqulr -, on Euclld-ave rO . - being one ?,f those present This evening there w.'.s another ?- ion of lb? lt..r during which Interesting paper? wera re? : and discussed, ,.f:?r which the <b ?:????.??? Coun? cil of the Association held a meeting and nomi? nated offlci rs. The Standing Committee 01 Qrlevan Reporting ind Digesting ami the Special Committee on Expreaaion ind Classification of ti-.?? !. \v and on Indian legislation had no rcp.it: - t.. m ike The Committee on I'nlform r':??.? Law submitted the follow ? Thlrt) -om Bl tes ?? .?? one ?? rrltoi have noa ippointe?! commissioners on uniform .-'?.?..? laws. California and Arianna : ? 'tog k>lm inf?r? ai ? durini the laai ?ear, Th.? negotiable In ? ? menti ut. copied substantl lly from th? '"?.?> '-I ici .m bll ? and notes, revised and recom mend?-d I ? adoption bj it:?? L'onferenci of Com in;??.? ?. r- ?,i-? \ -ar hns become a law m ih? S;.,'?.?? of New-York, ? eetleut, rolorado. and ? icrl'la It pass? . on.? branch of 'h>- Legislature in sever.Ihei Btatea, but failed in the other branch, chiefly, a- his beim reportad, on the ? i that ?ufflcieni time had not bs en given f..r the conatderatlon of o Impon ni . measure In paaaagi bj the I? iding commercial Btat< if nl ? ' lu Its general adop ? ?? Th.? ?? m'? rene? at it? il ? th ?reel f?n lat.-.? no nee m< isnn - At tl :???:. of th?? legal Bdu at ? Be >tton I leni | Page of Maryland, read a pap? r on "Primitive Conceptions In Relation to Model . ?. .? ? ? ' h ?: a t gt h ngth wlih Ihe hi tot jurisprudence. He vas followed b) n-:u., ?: liais. i'i ?:. ? Btatea Districi attorni f? r the Districi of I'li'iitu1 ? with a paper m "The Law of ? isurance in I hi Lai School? " At ? ? Ina of th< I ?????? ? ?. ? : (lot nddress \\.??- deliver) ? i\ ?vlrr.nn?! Wet mot New-York, on ' Patent Las Prnnl ? ?.? | ni ? ? ,| -ago, ? ? ? ilty," nr.U hi ? ; ? H. II of Chicago ? it It ? ? ? llshiiii nt ..' a patent \ ..?;.??. |j ti e api ointtm nt of ? ? .?? ? ? : ? . m lo ei non?? ali ?? ?? ? ? ?. il . in the ???????? ? ?th ? Thi lowed Indicate.; mat the m? mi., r thought the sorg? stioa imi ra? ik ibb Trai, i- Bowle, of PhllsdelpM?, treaaurei ..f t: .? association, reporti-.l a balauca ?if M.602 18 In treaaurjr. FRESH FROM THE KLONDIKE RETURNING MINERS BRINO STORIES OF RICH STRIKES. _ a STEAMER am? tuo sui.??? VKSSKI-- PROM Tin: NORTH with passi.????? ???> (?OLD pvsnr I'isMAi. outlook por bant ON ???? S8CAOUAY TRAIL Victoria, lt. C, Ann. B?afore good news lias come from I ha Klondike. Th?? steamer City of Topeka, which baa just arrived her.?, left Juneau Ju?: after the arrival ?here of ".lo.?" Barett, .latin - MctCaj ?ad "Archie" Ibets, who ?aad? the trip fren ??..???? city ?o Dye? in tweaty days. They did not come any further than Juneau, but Intend ?., go back lo the mines, The} bad ? rough trip, having to paddle and tow :h.-ir boat up tbe river, ?help, in conversation with one of the passengers who came down on the Topeka, s.n.k.? very highly of the Stewart aad Indian riser.-, although then? bav.? been ? ? sensational Hada, from BMM to .<].'..?? ? ?.?- taken oui of these rivera, ?'lose upon ?.','??.'" In dual had ?ton?? down aa river ?teamera, other? Intending to take th?? ?teamer P? rtlaad al Ht. Mlchael'a Ooid passed at lit aa ounce at Dewsofl City, tbelp givi ? ? list of Juneau men who ?truck it rieh. They are "Dica." Law, BN.089; J Smith. B.00O; Oacar Ashb) and ?V. Leak refuged lieo.tm for their claim; "Joe" Brant, ??,???; Cor nellua Edwards, 0.000; A. Whlppie, RO,OM; Harr?. Ash, ?h.? left on the last beat for s m Praaclsco, 8100,000, ami an old man w':<> a few month? ago wa? cutting Wood around .Inn? au. R0J88, Aboiil a doten men who ?reni North wll ih?? lasl f.?*? weeks, Intendlag to ?--. ;?. th?? mines, came baeh on the Topeka, and say that man) will follow them. Th?? trail from Bkaguay Is now emiri!) blocked. On tin Dye? trail packer? are charging it cent? a pound. Thai i.< of '-?jur;..? ?>?? hlbltory as fat PI a poor man I.? coacemed, All are unanimous in Baying that men cannot s"t ih? ir outfit? over before winter elote? in. and that ?? ?w ? already beginning t?? fall on the summit, ih? tir- r flurr) having come down last week Men are selling their outfits for whai they eau get for tin in There are now 8,000 men a) Bkaguay and Dyea aloni; the fraila, and not one o .? of :? ? of ihi ?e m.ui will get Coir outfit? to the lak??. Two aurveya have hi >n c,ii' ou* to try to Und a better rout?? for the Bkaguay trail, and If the) succeed men promise to go ? ? work on It Th?? other 'rail I* practically Impaaaable, Paek horses are unable to pack mor?? iban un?? hundred pound? over ?' in some piar??? men have to use both hand? and feet r> gel over the r."*k?. and .? irry very little, Sono? work was done on the old trail, out men were too. eager to get oh" ??, th?? min??? to do much work. Among those who have thrown up the sponge and come back to civilisation ?re Samuel Brown, of Seattle, and "Bert" Mil???, attorney, of Ix>a Angeles. G -? Townsend. Wash., Auk. 2?'. Tb- schooner J. M. I'oto.-u. which left Bt. Michael's, at the mouth ' t the Yukon. July 23. wa? anoken last night off Race Rocks at 1*30 by the Associated Pri tuts' Vigilant, which wa? in the ?trait? watching for tin? arrive! of th.? steamer Port? land, The Colman brings fair passengers who !?:\?? been on the Klondike, and who left Daarson City July ?: They ar? Charles li Metcalf. of Detroit; ?. ? .ton... ,,?? Berkeley, Cal., an essayer for tin? Alaska Commercial Company at Dawson, and ?'. 1: and X. I:. Patrick, brothers, from Hum boldt, ?'a!. Tb-'y >ft Dawson ten day? aft?:? the Thorp party, which errtvcd at Seattle last week on the ?teamer George ? Starr, from Dyea. They a!' told ?tor!.?? of the richness of the Klondike and Bonansa and Eldorado creeks, but all sa) thai fea "clean-ups" hive been made sin.??? the early >uinn:? * Metcalf ha? been engaged in the merchandise business a: Dawson City, Circle City and other point? for three years past, and has been out ever) year. He goes In each year over 'h?? Dyea trail, and last ?prlnv he took twenty : . ? .. I? took him from March ?'? to ? ? ? to get his freight over the pass, with on?- man. two horse* end eight dogs Prom i.ak? Linder man to Dawson City he wa? fourteen day? When the Colman left Si Michael's there were twelve m?n waiting to come out on the steamer I'ortUnd, nnd another steamer with , sengers wa? expected down the river before tbe lime ?el ? . ? ? ?. Portland. The men watting nt St Michael'? all had from &O0Q to $13.01 I, hm no phenomenal ?tr!!;??? wer.? reported '.". tl'.iu V. .? ???.:,nd ' ? ..????? ? ?ling the Yukon, Mr Metralf aid It takes from twenty to twenty five ?lav.? to ito from Bt, Michael*? t?? Dawaoa ? id pa - ngers leaving Seattle later than Auguai *.ii will have no 'hence of reaching Daw? son CU) tbt? fall. The Llppy claim, on Bonansa i'r?'-k, from which gold ???? ting to IH2.OU0 was I iken, ??? said, a ?? on? of the '? ? ?? di relop? d claim? In the group. Other? will doubtless prove ? Ich when fully deve'oj ? d, The t.i : aim located on Ba?ante Creek *.v.??.? named Dlseovery, and is recognised by miners ss the ?-entre of in?? field, n...n) others being num. lier? I ? aeli w.?\ from II S;\t;. claims ar?? now ?mated aboi and ni? ? ? b. low Dl? overy, In all lift??? u miles lielng taken. On I ? I'reek. ?mptl? Into H? ? ? lu Ims are lo? cated, twenty nearest the Junction of th.? creeks being fa bul? : "? im on? claim local? ?; ??? Hkookum ? ???.f tributary io Bonansa ? n-.-k. ? W Porters, oi Denver, and Joseph Goldsmith <?: .in? .?.'. took (?.000 in nuggets Ignoring fin? gold. The .?'? ? ?.?.,? ? sold thi claim P.r 123,000 ??.?1? Tb??) worked on.) foni \?.????- Bear Creek, a irilmtar* to the Klondike, ? u >?. remarkably rich In gold ?: i: Jones ..r R. rk? ley, Cnl., said: ' 1 - her? are about J.'???1 people In Dawson and reeki iround about there. Thla summer ihoui twenty claims have ?.? worked, and thus far noi a arge sum ol mom hat been taken M ist f VOI - getting reii Iv foi thi w :,? ? ? srork, which will I??? pushed as '.:?-? on ear is la*t. At fit is l cai ? - limati ? ??, ,?; the Klon.iik.? I? holding out. Stil, n ??: go d thai will come dow ? this fall ?ili noi ???? a? large as estimated In some auar lei I should sa) thai th? '?? wl I be n irl; une n.l seventy-flve men down by the Port and the Kxeejslor, and a very fair average ?.. ..oh man would noi ? \ ? d 110,000. Many will bring down proctlcall) nothing. 1 wool l not care to sin what the Alaska Commercial Company has In gold on hand. At one time gold wa? so plentiful ai Dawson people did not know what to do with it The ti iding companies' safes were Ml? I, and the stuff was packed a way in laloons and In any the ml ers could find. Bui most of the gold was taken out when the 'clean-ups' were com? pleted ;.:?? spring, ?lince then there has not been u larg? . mount of gold coming out, ns tbe u ? ? season does not permit of excavating. This coming winter there will be about six hundred daim* In active operation, The) will nearly all .?., well, a 'ordinai t.? presen? Indications, and tieal winter's output wi.l i>.? proportionately as ?or?.? as last, although there will not be so many m?) rich strikes. The bench claim? are turning out well? much better, in fact, than was eg. pected. The upper enda of sum?? of the creeka that ar?? rich at the mouth range from fifteen to twent) .- to the pan. ?As to supplies, I believe there will be fully forty-live hundred ton? taken up on tbe river boats owned by tbe trading companies. About halt of this, however, represent? provisions. Last year Ire began to run in the Yukon as early a:, s? ?. temlier -v ind if the Ice he-fins to run a? early ii ? war many of the boat? now going up and tei led for the Klondike will not gel through m n! neat year I believe the Indian River and ?t- tributaries will prove valuable diggings n?-xt wlnt? ; "Vou may say that Circle City is practically de serted, the people having all gone to Dawson The river steamer? Alice, Bella and llealy have made their second trip? down the river for the se ? ..?. They wl 1 be down again in timo to me.-t th? Portland and the Rzcelalor. and moat of the miners who will come out this fall w!'I be aboard on the iinai tria " The schooner Pred K. Bandera arrived .Or?? early morning, thirty day? from St. Michael'?, Alaska, with M\ passengers from thi Klondike country. They are J, s Dlnsmore, a well-kn? wn merchant of Eureka, Cal . ''birle? Vest, of Port? land, Ore.; James Mi Nomee, of Juneau; i. Lowe, ? wel known miner of Puget Bound, and Henry Ash , .vif- of Dawson Clt) Only thre,? of the num ? ** have '?.? engaged In mining, but nil are much pleased with ib. ir prospects, and Intend to return In th? spring The total amount In nuggeta brought ? Banders la ? bou I $." .1 .m??? Mc?amee of Jim? u whi ?? on bla way to Bart leti Springs, Cal pro ?aid.?? made ihe luckiest ?*rik. among them. Id? .? ita u u.lalms U v.???. b m r? !???,? ?. -j ? of It Mr McNames said "i with into Alaska about four ye,t? air., but only went to Klondike one yeai ,ik .. There r.? s bou I thirty-five hundred people in the Klondike disti I. i. and uni? ss tl .? ) iikon steam? ers make another trip ihi? year there will be ? ? Ttage ..f provisions at Dawson Th? reports of rich strikes on the Stewart River are untrue Mars ill well, but no big strlh have been mad? there during th<? list twelve monili? I think the entire Klondike district ha? not produced to egeceti I ? i.ooo i: we could have secured men to work ? ir claim? more would bav.? !-. en taken out, but al? though e igea ere M ? da) men destri .? t.. prosi?? t for themselves ?? we can gel ??? ? :.? ?? sea ? m I ?. ||< ?.?? ?!, ? di tri ? will produce ?,???.???." Joseph l. iwe en old time miner of Pugei Sound il down en lugh to "gel back on." .?,? he termed It III? claims ar?? n< ir ?'ir le City and he ..... promise well n- sutes thai Mlnoob ?'. ek, ta ? hundred end flftj miles belo* Circle t.lty In amer lea ? territory, ha? been attrai ting some atten? tion. Several clalma which bav? been located there promise well e ??? PBOP08ED S.Mi.lT'in AT VICTOBIA. Vancouver, ? C, Aug. 2?'. Word baa :.? re. ? ? her? thai a Leaden ayadl? it?, which ha? undertaken ? propoaal to erect ? tmelter aera, baa p . iieii the neceasary capital, aad will begu m ctlot work ? in.? winter, the works to b< in operation hi June neii Thi capital of th.? com ? id he ?'.''? ' ? ?: ? . ? the smelisi .. r< Inen Will he built rhe smelter wuli have a II ? , * ? tona dally. NO GEOLOOICAL BCRVRY Waahlngti n, \ ? 1 hi ??? el PARTY NOW il Bun >?)? will not aead ? party lato the ??.indisi? country until aext spring. An approortatioa of Bv688 la avail? IfaM?fa ffa% THE BEGINNING OF REGULAR BUSINESS IN MEN'S SHOES lust one week since we mude our first offering of men's Shoes? the woiivlerlul Shoes at $1.00. Men came in crowds and they are still coming. The new Shoe Store isn't ready but many of the Shoes are. They are practicing squatter sovereignty in the Women's Dress and Cloak Store. Having the place in which to show and sell the Shoes, we in? troduce to-day NINE LINES OF MEN'S AUTUMN SHOES They are all regular and are to be sold at $3.90 a pair. The quali? ties match the $5 and $f> Shoes that prevail universally, and a^e of styles and grades that long experience has proved right in every detail of stock and workmanship. Tvo of black enameled leather Otte of brown Harvard Calfskin One of black box Calfskin One of black *?? Calfskin One of black Vie ? Ktdskin TI'ree of French Calf latent Leather Sizes 5 to 11. Width'-. AA to E. All of them have welted and stitched?mostly extension?soles. Fall and Winter weights. JOHN WANAMAKER Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co., Broadway, 4th av., '.?Mi and 10th sti alile, but th!? cani?? too late for us?, h? fo.-e then. Before that tini?? ? i? expected that Congress will ir.ik?? a much larger approi rliti n. probably 125.000, tin thai five parti's from ihe ??enloglcnl Survey may lie equipped in the spring. The Bureau of tabor ha? noi yel heard ofTi-? ?;i\ from It? ? ?? en w 10 h .s g< ne to the Klondike to In? vestigate la bot conditions, n?? has ii?-en gone a month, un?! I* thought to be well along on the Yukon by thl lime. A priva?.? letter from him ?., ikes no r?!'. :?:..? to the congested condition of labor that had been reported from the points iea?i Ing in ? he gold ? onntry. -? PIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE IN BKAGUAY. A HOWIJXa MININO TOWN, WHERE Til : VIGIL? AN ? COMMITTEE itri/r'..-?. Seattle, Wash., Aug. M Th* advices from Bkaguay bj the steamer Willamette describe thai pun ? as a ramp of rive thousand people. Five mil???, up the trill there ara tenia all alone on both sides, but a greater share of the ? opb have ?.? ver ?.? any distance at all up the trail. Rain, mud, ills .intent and confusion prevail everywhere. The men have great resi.I for the Vigilance Commlt t..?. bul thej refuse to obej authorltj when i' ?me? lo working on the trsll. Building? ere going up ru . ||; . und ? lori ? and ?!" in? are opi nlng ? ? day. The Href dance-house und iloon was opened while the ?teamer was in port. The re . ifpt? al ti??? bar for the drat hour th?? dance ho is? was opt-m ? aggregate?! 11.3*8 On ibe outside of the danct'-hou ?? I? a tree, upon which several slg niticant notices ar?? posted, ind from a limb of wh.ch dangle? .? new one-inch rope, with a p?-.s.. It was put there bj the? Vigilance I'ommlttee, ind :? morn effective ihan a hundred volumes nf statutes against t rime. I'h'T.? n?? many restaurant? at Bkaguay, but the fare i- ? n-tched From ihe in??? ? ount I ? terrors ol ihe Bkuguay trsll ?eem to have been bul half realized. Thema? Stanton, wl ? returned from Bkaguay on in.? ? .Ham? .???. ??ay* the Bkagua) trail Ih the wars; place he lias <?\.? -? ????. Al . point in the 'ra:! ? a ini mules, unii ?s Un pack is \ ' :? ? balanced, lone Unir footing and are dashed to pi,?.?. s ,,|, ? he rock! helo? . II \v. si,.r. purser of the Willamette -a th.it only one-tenth of the miner? at Bkaguay snd Dyen will get over the pass???, but l'i?!- r-ignili < antly that their failure lo rei ? the ?? noi i?? b ??? the ihm pas-?- are not :?? ?? for in .?!. Men ? t ?kill and idgment r.i e?l :...t make .: failure ..f the attempt ? ? ? ros? the di ? WATT!! I Nil FOR A TREASURE SHIP. P. rt Town? nd, W ish . Aug. ? ? ? teamer Pi rt id I* due rrom St. Michael's, Alaska, and fur many day? ?peculation has been rife as io the ?':? turn ol Id will bring down ftom ? le Klondike Held?. The arrival of the schooners 1????1 :?: Bander? and J. M. Coleman, from St. Michael's, rnrlj tills morning, ?no urag ? the belief thai the l'urti.iinl will not bring ? trge treasure on th?? present trip I?. ?? ? il la ble tugboat on ? iget Bound has been pressed Into service of un ou? newspaper?, ind the race from the Bti tit? of ! . .? ?., thi n??.!:? ii telegraph station will be nn ex Itina on? l'a?? w? ither down th. ?trait? is j ? ? ? ?, ihlck to-day, and the Portland can ? llj ?Sip j m with ut being dghti ?? VEIJ.OW FEVER IS HATAS A. A .-I lOIIT INCREASE IN THE MM! in OF DEATH? REPORTED. Washington, Aug. -?' In bl* report to Burgi in? tronerai Wyrnan for th> week ended last Saturday ? >r W l?' Bi inn r, sanitary Inspector for the Ma? rlm Hospital Servi a a) Havana, say? "The death? from all ? m ?es are Inert asl g rapi lly each we.'k. The ??? ith? from yellow fever show ? alight Increaae over ??? preceding ?reek. Ol the t?, nty-scven deaths from this cause twenty-live ? occurred among thi Bpanlrh soldiers and sailors. I ? compt ii:.?. ly fen ca ? ? are rep irti I as oc? I currlng among the crews of war v?asela ' Is noticed I ;hat the larg u man of-war here his been removed | f-,- m the ila?- ina sal?? of the harbor to a point In j the open hay, considered to be the f.ir'hesi from I Infection Ii i :.? i.? the polle) of tin Spanish | Government in ihe last r. v. week? noi ??? end ?Ick ? ?i.iiii'is here from all part? ol tin? islan i. as had ! been ilcn? fo-merly, and this In ? measure acci m s ? for the decrease .>f case? Ponvalescent? among ? I.??- ar?? Hein? removed rapidly to Spain Recruit* are noi coming ? ver to tak?? their picas. ? i i probable that ther,? will in less of yellow ^ ibe following month* than far the cor? responding time during the last two yearn The weal .?. condition? are most unfavorable; Intense heal during the greatei part ol the day. followed eavj rain?, which now fall to cool the ? Bios? phere ? 1 TOUCHIXG APPEAL TO THE PRERIDSST. Washington, Aug -?? The following request to the Presldeni for transportation expense? to come here to ? infer with him h.as been received at the White House fr..in Indiana signing themselves "your dependent Ov.n.'s, Recos?a Fixleo, Corser Pixlcoche? and Tacoaa Plxlco, care >f Robert Leno, lloidenvllle, Creek Nation, Indian Territory": Hon. William McKinley, President of Iba United State? M) Honorable Father and O real Chief: Mow ?re are ready f..r you to help us, W? un? of the Spoke Cogee Tuck ? Bach ehee? We have been asleep, bui .n? now awake We want yon to open the door for as ? , we can come ani see yoi: W? want to eom?? before your face an.l bava a talk with you. We ar?? old ?v ip..s,? l'arhola* people. We have the word of the (Jreai Father ihn? .lue protection will be ??\??? as We are very poor and weak, and we have i.iitii an.l confld.te In these promise? Be so km.i as to render us assistance :<i come and see you, an.l hope you will a rite to ua at on ?? These tribal names ar.? not known by the Indian authorities, but it is ?upposi l thai they ar.? s,,m(. bands absorbed by the Creek Kation, who number upward of ii::??? ? thousan i ? PER80SAL SOTES FROM WASHISOTOS. Waahlngton, Aug M Dr. Don Joaqu?n TeW lias ? ?en appointe?] Secretary of the Legation of Quate? rna la Chief Bnglm r .1 H Chasman ha? been ordered to ih?? r?? ???. : ? ?hip Wabash Captain .'.? ieri ? ?'otton. Battery ?, 1st .\r:i. !??:>?. ha? been p Ired at bla own request \ cable dispatch to th? Burgeon-General of th? Murine Hospital Servie? ?ay? thai Dr B?rge?? l'lllted Sia:?- siiiitiry ln*pe?tor a: Havana \M..> wa? reported quite il! ten day? ago, is Improving He lia?? pneumonia and congestion ? ' the bruin '???? trial hoard selected by the Navy Department foi ihi torpi Ii boat Rodger? consist? of fommandei Dewe) Chief Engineer Rolker, Commander Brown son, Naval Constructor Hanscom and Lieutenant S? ? ?eilt - - ? WAGES IS 1 SI Id /.'/; or BRUSSELS. Washlngti n, Aug K.?t'onsul ? ? Brun sels, Inform? the Department of Stats that the munirli il luthorltte? of Scha ti.?? k one ?if th? suburbs of Brussels, have fixed tba following as the m?nimum rat.? of wages per houi to be pani lo workmen bs contractors working for ina Cena? ninne Street laborers, masona pUeterera lock? imlths, gimiera, painters, stone-cutters, marble workers, upholsterer? and slat. r~ each t : cents, rarpentera, plumbers and Joiners 1.1 reata; aa ?iHianta to all, ? t cents The Council reserve? th? ? ?Kht ti? tak.? mu. ii measure? ??, n deems propel to ? th? ? ? men! ol ; lu sa rates of wages, ? UORE UEDALS OF HOSOR. Waahlngton, Auk. M Medal* ol boner have been granted to the following: Nathan M. Hallock. Mlddletown, ? ? for bravery ?? Brun >? Butioi Va Jane ??, ??? ? He w.,s then a privata <>f Cene? ?, IMth New-Tork Volunteers, Cantata ? ? derlck r Puger, now captata m the iti? Artll? ?Flint's Fine Furniture. Those about to furnish should examine j this stuck now below factory price?. l.-ry. station.d nt Washington Barrack? f >r gal? lant service on Qettysburg ri.Id, July 3, >?.'*. Ho was then a sergeant In thi ?ame regiment, and succeeded to the .ommand of the battei the ottli ? r ? w< re killed or ???? ? .ti rej log Pickett's assault. ? I ?U 1.1 III \ i>\ VA \l ??????. M II IT IH N'KKUED TO M IKE THE CANI I PROFITABLE ?? > '" LTIVATB. Washington, Aug. M.?The results of an u.- -;. gat ion regarding the camphor tre? ?re anni '. In ? hull, tin of the Agri tit it ? Department Issued. It sa] ? that for moat I ? . . ? the camphor tree may s II be ? iltivated ???? ?. ver it can i?? mad ? to II ? But Or tb Dilution oi camphor r. an i oil, ??? U h > mei . :i view, end for the produ tlon ol .???id ;or cabinet purposes, it must ?>? iron er th most favorable ? onditioii? ? ? minimum winter ;? at .;?? should not be bi low .!,:?? .' r? The soil should be sandy, well draii . I irn gat? d, unless there ar.? abun lent of food rich in nitrogen Is required for growth. The consumption ol amphor in try, as ?,? geared ;... tbe imp?t tatlot . decreasing during ihe last ten years, ahile lb? prl. e has tie? ? In? r? using <'.':. bull? tin rhere has been un . ? ? ? ise In Im* ?? :? Pi:?? i i smphor, du? ? 11 I Ol re? '.>'? I :'i king In J..?,...i aito ing?s in t tariti, bui ini? increase ha? been mu .. mor? counterbalanced ?., the de ? is?? in Importa : id umpiioi .'... id .?? to 0. ? um ? ? ? s. As .. ? ? suit, there ha? been an I eus? In le pri?e ol . uid ? tils li has led to the Introdu? tl ??. ol -?. ?til .? - Mei and otti r peppermint Ieri ? ? arbollo ai ? ? and Its derli itivi malin an ? ins ? : ?? 1er an nos used : purposes where camphor ? s formet Camphor ha? been manufactured irtltl lallj . ist .? ?. ,o* a martin ol protll It I? therefor? . , nt that If tb? camphor from lie tree? Is to lx ?uri ! on with profit in this countr) an?) the Industri ? : to my considerable xt.-nt the price of imphor ? :? ' ??? r? du ???i to un pe te ait h 11? prices ? -: it itea now tai;.?:!? || plac? DAXOER l\ CHIXR8B ?II DCs. Whsi ington, Aug. 88 Som?? weeks igo tb? Treas? ury Department received Information that toar employes of the Palla Creek Tanner) ?? ? Du Penn., had died after drinking water ft ?a Creek, whl? h receive? the draina ? aery. Aa Investigation by tl said to have disclosed the feel ? tat large num? ber of ind. ? whl -h had be? from Chi wir.? Infected with th? disease ?.:. an aa and thai during the procesa .t' tani g t terla had poisoned tin? waters <?G tb? reek, wit the res ill stated. The pre?? nt '!' ? ri p ?? I th? Importation of hides into the l'nlted ? except from countries which tin .-' I I ire in,.) di si una:.? .>< frei frogi cotti? In m*'W of th- information received fron: Palls Creoli the Treasur) officials have In prc| irai letter to the Secretai ol agriculture r? ? orni ? Ing that the matter be further li treatigrtted and if the facts ar?? ?o ind to be ai ital I n n< Is ? Hii oiler prohibiting the Importation . ? un? .-? hide? intu tt;?? l'nlted Stati ? ? ////.??.'. FREE POETAI. DEUTERI. Washington, Aug. 38. The question of th? ; ?Iblc replacement of m..ny of the ? il ? star routes now In operation by tbe cetabllahment or' rural free-delivery service baa been taken up by the Poatoffici Department, and in ,t few day? an experiment on ??? line will be made. Its re? sults ar? expected to si:..?? the >x'-::t to which such office? ami route? ?\[? be done away with In favor of th?? rural delivery route?. Th? town ut ?traini lele, la Vermont, ins been selected the test. The poetofficea at Pearl and Adama a I be dlacontinued, as well aa the atar service fron, Adams io tjrand isle, Thi action la baaed ? report ol Special Agent Galtree. The recent experimenta to demonstrate the ? ?? btllty of rural delivery service In a general way Indicated that It? establishment throughout the country would Involve an additional annual ? \ pemlltiire of from S&0.000.000 to 160,000,000. By havii < it substituted for postofflce? and st.n? routes ? ever possible the expense, it la expected, mtg ? cut down by $15,000,?? or 8?.000.000 The test may result lu Congre?? being asked to give authority for the establishment of rural free delivery in cer? tain district? meetiiiii certain coadil ? MORE DOCRIXQ FACILITIES SEEDED. Washington, Am; y, Admiral Matthoera, chief el th?? Bureau of Yards ?:n.i Dock? of th? Navy De partm.-nt. has returaed from bui vacetioa. Work. be lay?, has been delayed In repairing th? big dock m th.? New-York yard because of the dtfll? culty In Becming matt-rial, some of wlileli has to be ? rmight from long dlatances, i|.? wll! urge atrongly that present ?socking facilities be greatly enlarged. He believes thai there should bea ????* dock al Beetoa, another at New-York, ?me at League Island. Philadelphia; another at th.? Nor? folk yard, and one eaeb on th? Qulf and th.? l'a .in?' coaeta H>? also >.,.)< that there should ??? ? deck at New-London, Conn., or tlerdiner*? Hay. a: the .'astern ?nd of Long la and. Thla he deema of prim.? Importance, and i:.? saya that Qardl Be* ?a an excellent harbor, and would be ine <t Ihe first points s.ize.i by an enemi In case ol e ti All thi'Sf improvement? cannot be made at bin Admiral Matthew? thinks that such ? ? of docke is n???-cesar) if the Navy is to be up and maintained in ftrst-clasa condition, and that work to tills end should hegte soon. ? ? MAY i PARDOS ED DESERTER RE-ESUSTt Waahlagtoe, Amt -**; Aettag Seeretary M.ue john lias referred ;?> the Attorney-Oeneral the question whether a soldier who baa been ,-on vlcted of d?sertion and afterward pardoaed by the President ran re-enllst Th.? question ?a.h ? ferred to the Attarney-Oeaeral som.? imi? luit lie refaeed to give an opinion because there was no '-a???? peentlag, Now application has been mad?? by a man W ho has 1.ri convicted ind par? doned, and the department asks if lie can u?ain be placed on the ro'.ls of the army. OOVERSMEXT WILL BAVE ttjm ? TEAR. Washington. Aug .s Tin- laeratary el the Treasury has aboltahed the oface? of the custom? Inspector? at Panama and Coloa Hereafter the dutlee Involved will !>.? pei formed li\ th?? L'nlted Slal.s COneUlS, tit ? savin?.? Io th?? t ioV.Tlim? lit t?f ?.', 808 ? ) ?er (European ^utifrtiotircnte LM HO|?KAN?J AM) TRAVKM.KIl? vili nnd lj Ihe ?,?????? ?ffloe of Tbe Tribune. 140 ?'Ieri *<Ur?ret. ? eouvenlent plat??? to leave llietr advertisements and subscriptions tur The Tribuno?. Botel de Lille et d*Albion 22*1. Une St. Honore. Taris, nnni'cn the tuilerie?! (isrilrn?. l'lnee Vea? ?lome und %rw Opern. Ad? a uta (?roue ar? rangements for familles. H.auiliul Hall? tarne ?rawing II*..m?. I l.-.-tri?* l.lsht. *?*> Tcle.r.n... ?????????? fjxjfa AUADIB>