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?CYCLING AT THF. GARDEN.
?THE FRENCH TANDEM TEAM WINS A PART IM'l'SllT RACE. VORTSllAXLfKI ENOLISX RIDERS MAX F \ GOOD IMPRESSION Bt'T \^?T NOT as FAST *-: th PLYING FRENCHMEN t ME IN T?1K F HORT OONTE8TS A PINE EXHIB? '. MU '" PT '", ?fit ?1 ; Ti' T'-? ibienc? of 'JImmle*' MI inbesten <?-. Uni ind the s) stem w -.. . ie Introduce I to i unt sas reapoi ?;b> for li.door bl ycle mse? ?t Msdlson Square ?'.irden last ? fhl The "? i? .11 attractive one, embiatrlni ra ? for Professional quart r-m ? ? for amateurs and puraull race? for 1 ? nala .and amateur? This last feature was by fai I popular ? ? | 'ontesta sa i - kls b? ,;'c ' -, . the professlOBSl r.a ??. it?, which -.. . ,- <4rneiirs, Prsnce snd England i The professional pursuit rn?e '.rew out Gou? and ismberjsck, of Prance, and "FTed" Tltu* v- ? Butler as i ' tanta In the ?Irs? heal Frenchmen srer. red In bright red suits, nt so f ' ?heir trlrs sround the ellipse that their .? resesabled a atreak of red palm T? ? ti were never In the race from I t?-? v ? ; M ,. ton for the ' r? i ers ? is a hollo? ne In th? s?*cond hest, 'Teddy' mar ai 1 Jaj Baton rapresented America and Ful ford and Wheslock, Englsnd This was the first j race In which th? Englishmen have ???Ken r-nrt m thl? intrj they made a mos-t favorable Im pr.-vsir- I tuse of ihelr admli ? ?? rid ? | but s sr> by their generosity und sportsmsn ?nlill ? , the chain on the machine ! ri'-K? r. b- the smerlcane r-roke. snd they were forced to s'op The Englishmen had been gaining i ground and. according to th? rules they were ? ?ntltled to the decision However, they waived , their rlghte and offered their opponenla another | chanc?-. and the offer was accepted if. tha next trial the Eng - man won handily in i over a salla ad I rteir In i y- t-t foreign teams tuen took par: In the final hesi both bad supporters In plentj The Eng ?hmei aaanurt to ht favored by raosi of the knowing ones, i but, as or. many other ?cession?, the "tsient" m t? eadi> strong The Frenchmen darted off from the ?ra?:. ind rode ?ike n "pair of red devils," as one cf the rpec'.ators remarked. cat-hlnK their rivals ? in sight and one-half laps in 1:61 3-5 Amateur team pursuit racing, which was intro? duced here by the Quill Club \Yi..e;mrn si the Manhattan Hear h track last September, proved be a? popular as ever last night. The race was run in beats ail ot which wer.- well .??????? third, li ? the B utl Hr.. ?kl) n Wh? i pitted ? nsi the Riverside Wheelmen, i particular)) good raes.. De Martine, of the Brook? lyn t?nra, gave out. and L-isee plucklly carried his Opponents arour,.": for nearly thr*.e ?nd three-.,u., ters miles, when he fell, thereby losing the ra ? In th? firgt . ? f the semi-finals, 'he Riverside Wheelmen's team defeated the Long Island team aft. r a hoi bass ol a mile sad two-fifths, in which strategj u much figure as fast riding B ?Id >f th? Long Island team, essayed to ste. 1 as ??? '. >m hla partner sad fool the River? sides BUI the lattei knew the trick pretty well, and when m to k>ae Kround, Kram? r rsi way froi ired the heat I: th? eml-flnsl the Harlem ' men? team. Bab ? a. and Darrant, overtook the Qrsenwlcta Who? er one and one-half mile? ?: I I ? ? won by the Har? lem W team In a mile and a lifth in 2.35. Xh< ? ?h for amateure bi ighi todlffei ridera, lh, igh several well-known racing n en w< I ? ? ni I ure of gh the falla ? I >nd not occur The time wa : inlformly si >w, a: I If It had not been for i floor of Waltei Lyon? ?' Island, a negro, attired In a red and y? natea a bath? robe inter? ?t ?* i g? Is ?' ind th, . ne i .'.!.? : Lj ?ne fl he m .s fc ind to be attired In s 1 r - ??? - larly on?] - ... ? he was beatei ... ... mile by Edouard Taylor?. of France, waa a ?i ? did pleca of work. Taylor? i? pacemakers G? ig? ta and Lamber ack, ? ; Davli an 1 Full nd Wh< elock The to his 11 ce like :v ind s hleh Is ; ?m k n rd I klf wa? don?. 1-, >i" ft-e seconds, The track aa? ten laps to the ? PfMMAKIF.?S. These Bummarles ?how the detalla of the race?; Milt ?pen fprofisslonslV Ptrat t? '??.' ?ren bv p. 3 Titu? Mew-Tors Pre. M i ?field, ?< - nd Time hest ?ron b> ,7A1." Welnls, BoffeJ Sal - ? aie -2 21 Thli ? Bteveni PuSali >??? rse I Kreamei - . Time?? ? ? JA Nearl Cf? F F ?- Imai N?s Tors 1 J1?? Seml-flnal a m bj F F" Ooodmsn : ?eat FINAL HEAT. J. A. NewbOBSe, BulTa! . 1 F. J. Tltu?, N*? 1 rk . ? "a: ?'? rlnls ' ilTal Uivri Stevens Buff?I . a * 9: t- \ Won by ha.? a length; ?snie dtataaea tx>tw?*n second and third. Quarter-mil? la? mat heal won b? Walter Bar:. Pater? n Tim? 0:84?% - ? >nd t'a? ? n by 1" I. New ,:'k Time? ? ? ? ? al won bj W E M l ?f It rerald? Whee'mei Ttm? 0 Bait F beat won by A t 1 - 1 Ime? 0 v.<\ ? ? ? ' ? \ -w y :.. Time - Sixth eat wot i V I .be ?-. Hi man. TH ... won t-j ?t Y Heien. E ?S b t ?a t w on by 1. -. .-'-. ft?! !. It. ? ? V. M-;.' fll 111 .'??'?-.' M -. Bi H ?*er. b] Qeorga 8 Bald il Y. V."? " FINAL HEAT. F L Krarr.rr, Newark. 1 Walt . 'i (j~ ra? Sc field, Rtc - .nd ". 3 ? Woai by thr?? lent ?? batwua weond and third Tandem ?u:?u!' ? ?? trou by ?^oug"l*? ar-l Uarr.?r.'. ,? it^- * T is and tnertca, ?? nd Dlatan ? ?an? mil? < " -? S? ?ad !???? w : by I?.. : r.? . Wh? ? - n1 Eatoo and Q Amer! ? ne roll? ,uil ae\?n Lap? Tune . 2 -. FINAL 1! ?, . ? i a:.! Lamb? - . 1 ? ar ' '?'? ? -. 2 Pittance- til?;ir. *:.: i I uif .at? Trne 1 M?V ". : - .' ? ? - ' ?tart, and the EnglUb tr.': were 1 ? ' re i 1 ron? half a T*;u? . imatarur)?Firsr l.^at ? Or??- wich ? : -- ? ? : TU flood win. K -sc- - ?' C T. Karl nr.l Ca^.:?. ?? ?nd .??% :?p? T m? ! "-' . ? . '.-ani New . ?? -, ?? im y it ' ? ' :? s ? - 12 lap? T--.?- 2?Saaj '.*at wen bv II ' . Kosher md F L Krame. ??-?-. V- . ~e'.".*.'., W I. 'jMri. ??.'', It ' ?eeoi Distas;? IM. lap? Time-?1:32 P.aurth ? ? y.-^. by Harlei -? ? an, J H Lai T a.'?- ..... ? .. - ? vt Kpa t won by R ?reratide i rr.e- ' - ,'? lap? Tim? -til-'. em '.','?."?'.- .. ' ? ' ' ? FINAL HEAT O. V. Batjcoek and S? ?? :?..:::?:.?, Harlem Wh?Mlmea 1 W. F^ i!o?b?- ?? : y L Krmraer Ri'?r? ?? Wheelmen. 2 ,?l?'%i?.? ; i-, in;'?. Time z 35. CHAIRMAN MOTTS REPORT for |897 *K DCrVBLXD IN IMF. LjtST YKAR ORBUT FTt-n'RE V*'H \;: . :.: DISTANt^B ?TTtTLINd Bal'lmoro. Jrin *< ?Srie.-i ,]? -Chairman Mort of the Racing Board of th< League of Am? v.'--- men has Just e ti.pMed hi? rc--ord? und re I it for 1897 Tha wort of his offics, ho ?-ays, ha? doubled ^?t'.ir. U :.,-? has not he*:a entirely in the granting of i , but le owing to the frr.-at growth of . ? of racing rrnn htid the Incidental ??harges, trans fsrs and giis.'an?^a The aumbsi of reglsiered profeaieloniil r??.eer? lncress?>d from nl^out one thou? sand to a!>out three tt.oj-.n.d In the year T?i? issuing of Bsncttoaa ha? not grown in prop irtl ?n ana . sa ?n being . hole district, thsi , f Callfornls, had been without the l. A V. the l?.et reason, although the r;ve' orgsnlcMlon on th?- Pacific ''.?a?-- ?..-, ? ..: las? b??a>i, subdued Cycle racing ?aya Mr. Mott, l?. not only n. r. p now than ?ver l>efr.r?-, but It htu? not yet by a? v masan?, rsa? bed the. z- nltta ?f its -^n ul?rlty a? mid c!e-d!.?tanee raelng with ira atter..i:??.- ?,,.. t . irr o -ft'inc has greatly sttmulsted the public Interest ???ort. Mlddle-dlstar.. .. rarin? 1? ?u?t l^-k-tn I ? ? - ? -" the 'x-er.fcion ?r th.t kii .1 "r i li ?/ -.ve ehsll soon s"? ,ear..- repreaentlna " <? variotis cities cont?,r.d'rig in pursuit rseea the element of local nride |? eniis-r.-d cycle rsctna msy h?-e?ime the rival of baseball ;,? a ?rre.-it dod ? sport v - ? S?FELO ROD AND GUN run Albany. Jan s Th- Sspslo Rod and Oun Club wa? Intsorporsted to-dsy ?o ?-, . , lB hni maintain a elubhouM in Melntosh Count] ?;? The cUreetors srs Howsrd 1 ? Frederick B. riaight. G"-rre CUnton Batcheller ?-;?.,rve C Mil. ??r. Jo;.r. ,t I. rd and WIHlsm H f ;<, ... Vork. Morris i' K? rrl? of V? nk? r? Jsme? J Bel fen. ot Syracuse: Jame? n Waike; Or. ; J H..:!?er Poor, of Chicago, and William Arm! ' ' Si s 'k, N J THF. 8CBOOLMASTERS' run DINNER. '??'?'? ? ?? Club gave n din? ner to its feminine friend? al th? Bi last r.tght The cluh. the meniher.?',iji of Which is made up of school j,r!neij,aiS an?l school t... . ra within the radlua of one hundred mile? of Now Tort, holds monthly dinner? at which educational Bubjerta -ir. discussed Last nlitht waa ladles' ? ? thi ici ?f the evenlnit waa Mtsi i \ Williams, of th? New-Jersey State Normal s ?)>. !. who ?pok.: Borne Rugs? itlon? from the of Children." There wer.- about two hundred and hit) gu i 'I he president, Walter B ?on, preside",, and al the close of Mis? Wl ' lams'? addrea? the gueata listened to ?election? from .1 phonograph prepared by Joseph lternh.-ir.lt. of Pul Ile g No. 21 * COMPA VI I IE \DS THE REGIMEN T. SCORES THE I ?r.OI ST \' ?BER OF POtXTS IX THE T1ST RI I1MEX r flAMES At the inn ? ? ? f the fist R ?giment, in i ? ? u Thlrtj fourth at. a i Part sve . Isst nig ? l easllj cai : led "ff ?h? honors, nta thai other i ompanle? Professor F mciulll, the former I? ?der of the Marine Hand of Wssh hla fia-1 public appesrai ? ? with the li-i;:... ' s- nlKht and was 111.? Tally ap , A number of the armory's re??ordB were broken, Including those in th, i lartei mile run, half-mile ' run, "? mile run and putting the sixteen-pound .-i ?i The 1 ? ?? \?. well contested The three mlle race s bsv? been won by A. Michel, the scratch man ^f Company H, hut h- fell ,;L.wn .ift?r getting the lead and wltl 1res The armor) ?as filled with the momhera c.f the ? ? ind th?>ir fri?n.!''. The floor was cleared for dm Ing ai the roi duslon of the gsmea THE SUMMARIES Stvj five yard i heat w .n bj w 1 mpanj I ?? feeti Jamea Milne, Company ti 112 I ?econd Tin - 0 ". -j .-:..,. ,n.j heat h n . , g j B|mp?on. Comp?ny H (7 fe?t,, I Th - i? ' M ??: ." -, nv ?5 0 feet) ?econd Tim? ??..;v heal won I C A Bornton, Company K (10 Id. Ton i>anv I iT fe?n ???-ind T'-r ' F rth heat wen hi Thoma? McKlnnery, Com? ini I (?era i. ?.-i?' i ??aropanj t ra '???-? - - - >n-i Tim? th cat ?on i,\ T M Van Noetrand, rnmpiny 11 . )a ' 'i, ' .'.arles Heatus. (2ompanj I .10 feet I, ?econd i -..- ? in Slath heal ?? b by o. J ..-:. Company 1 '12 reetj E N. Br wn Company D 'il feet), ?? ?? ; Tim? 0 o'.\ Finai heal for ?econd nv'n. w.r,n?r I i rin In firm W :?. i? .': irle? Reatut Company I (10 feet? Tim? ?? " h ?at waa '?> 0 J Ott i mpany l; T. M Van "? , II ?, .iih*?.\ K i . 07? Fou ' ' ?? ? ? ? . yard run for thl ^tainj '- . it the regiment V, - ia McK Inner) Company I. \v a i -, ,i ir I. ?< nd: J- E CThatfl? '.. i ' ? pany 1 third Tim? ( ?'? Flftj yard ?aek ra il ind api W ri by 0 J "" ... .. l .7 f?. m J W Kavanash. Company M ?.*? f?-'i ?i .? V Fraaer Oompains K P feetl third Tim? 0:07S. ? . - ? ? . ?? mo? fhandloap) Fir?' heat won bv W !? Hubaehmltt ("ompfi'ii 1 "?' yaiala) r V < BM?r. nv l. .40 yard ?ecoi me- a MS. >- : i I ?1 ?? :? i> Ben 1 M.-k-, 1',,mpany 1 1*" yt t) 11 Flacher Com? u-\ H .an \ mi?, lecond Tim? 2 U?v, Final h?nt won by W F. Hubaehmltt, Cmpany 1. r, M??'ks, C mpany I, ?'? 1 nd H Flaehei ; ? H. third Time?2 a3H ? ?:??;? w ?? ??? yard hu? 1 ? ra.. W . ' F B Mvlnc . I <S yards); 1: W R ?4 yard? -? ? I I 11 Wl liai I 1> i.*> yard?), third. Tim, 0 201? On? -< ' mil? run ihandleai W n bj ?; 7. Fitz j-- ?' ':;H?iy 1 isrrs'.'bi K c Meek?, Company 1 .a" %.1-i... ?econd; Mvror Elbe, ? ??? pant I (IWa vard.i ' Tim? 2 ."-? .,.??. ri. ? Final (??..? v. ? I f .' F H Divine? a?:, o .1 Ott, 1 mpany 1 I. L Qarrlguei and W 1. ?i.... n : m ? ??>-.? and T H \'ai V "*ni ti.-,: : Time <? ?"?? T-* ? ? - ? iwei ? run ?!.?:. 11 at l'1-?, ;. llj pany I .11 yarda): J F Kennedy, Campai ?< n, Time 0 '-??? ' heat at n by "narle? 1 : i?, C mpany I <11 T H Williamen -,nr.\- Ti i*. yardal, ?eond 1 ? 0:2?H Final ?? ' ? ?? by J F Kenr.."l>. C mpany D; I ! - pan) i. ?<? . n i 1. ;.? ?11| compani I 1 Tim? ' .. . i?:.- mile rua 'handicap) Won by Q. T Plttgerald, '??;.. : lacratrhi a. J Rahlni 1 mpany yard?, -<?'?! Mir i Elbe, Company I (ISO yarda) I - Tim? a A7?V i... ..?-. -. re; r.w- in. meta distance, 2.'. yard?- Kirs? beau won by 0 W < Twin, Company D; W A glebold, v 1. ?econd Tin..- 1 ?28 .-?? . 1 heat won by S. Ora.-.??. Company H. W. T Wrlffht ?' m| .nv n se- nd. Tim- 1 12 F*na: heu W ? bj W. T. Wrtght, rompany R. S '? . H, ???cond. ?; w Carmia, ,*?>mpan? D, ?? .1 Tim? 1 Mi '.' ? mil? 1 ' race ihan ll<-?.p> W<.n !?> W, P Huh?,. ?;-?.?? I (1? >n:i?. H Flacher, foi -, ? li rf." \nni<-\ ?<?Cond: J. A. Wtitkin?. l-om; u '..?1 va:.-:- thli S ^?i'i 'i-? mil? bl \le ikat? race Won by W. F. fempa-iy H. Charlea Uns. ?A.mpanv n, eectmd Time - :.'?t. Relay race '?'?ht ?at?. t??m# of f.uir m?r,i \v n bj? .'?-.-. .-.- : ? ?<? -t. 1. Time 2 n?'? lapi Won bj? J. F. P. 1 ? 1 ;. !?? Sklnnei 1 npai I ?? r> .... point ->?????:.; .1 ? ? I, 72, Compati) R, 26; Company D, 20 Rannlni . -, handicap) Won by a <" apn. Compa?a K IS In hea) actual dlatance a ft. il in . F ? afaiarell, ?'omimny 1? ?l1?, lachea), ?econd; aotual dinance, B feet; T H. Wllllatnaon, Compas) D (serai "??'.? ?. B f??'t. ?--??; .nrl ?hot ?liandL'SP' \V?,p. by t. i ?Id, C ?: ;.ar,y I '1 !??:?. distance 3S fee' E IV ?aimpaon C mpany H (?cratch), sec nd; dUtanre, SO fi U? . -r. COmpsiny k (8 f?tet), tbtrali .'...-? tatice, 29 ft. 7 In. -e A. A. T. rONFERFNCF. PLANS F<~)R THF. WORLD'S r*HAMriOVSHTP5 AT THF PARTS K-xrotamcs niprfr-ftRD. There was a conference called by President Harry McMillan of the Amateur Athletic T.'nlon at th*? Aator Houss jrsstsrday sftsrnoon. wmiam n. Cur? tis, a. ?"i afilia and C. C. Htiahes, the local <\e\e g?l.??,.??.large to the A A. ?., and Jomen E. Sul? livan ?nd Bartow 3. Week?, locsl member? of the Registration Commltte?, were present Important matt? ra were discussed and a line of policy decided lip n a? t > the participation of the A A U. In eondu'tln?: th? proposed world's championships, to held at 'he Taris Exposition In Ist? under the ?... a A V. and It? allied assoclstlona ln r, with the world's championships Colonel L M Hamhurfcer appeared before the con '. . ,. !t was decided, after he-arln?? his view-, 'o , ? ial commissioner represent:.?' I A A V al WsBhlngton, for the purpose 1 ' catlna at appropriation In ihe Paris Exposition ? - onductlng tho world's championships. TROTTING AT HARTFORD. ruASSES and purses T<trx?ir?F.r> on for thf. ??OMtN't SEASON. Ai a meeting of the manager? of rhnfer nak Park, Hartford, which w.is held in this city yes? two race meeting? were decided upon for the coniii.ir season Advance .las?? s were opened, to ?lose Pebrusry It, as follows: It me, ting, July 4. S, ? and 7~2:<!0 trot. II,fW: M7trol ?'y '. i''-'trot. |1 .MS; 2*06pace, CMO, and _ 30 ; .1 e ? ? .,- nd Circuit meetlnjr, P?ptemh?-r 5, fi. 7. ? and ?? 2:18 trot, Chsi ter 1 ?..'?. Pui ?. 110.000 and cup, . 1 . ,1 .- 11.000 . u trot, i""": '-' n irot, H000; 2 11 pace, ;..,...; : a. pace, 18.001) 1:. addition to th'-se ther? will he two or more liberal puraes each dsy, Consideration wa? given to the hopple agitation, and while hopplas were 1 ?? fsv ?red, a resolution was adnptel to the 1 " that, it. luatlce to the present owners of horsai li ? a? ' .? nos deemsd fair to abolish theli 11 immarlly, ? A T.FXIN'.TON SI'HlNd MEET, ANYHOW Lexington, Ky , Jan ? iPpeciali "Die fsllurs ' Die Western Turf Congres? to ax-cord Lezlng-ton dates for a spring meeting will not stop th" K-!. tuoky A?.? latli n 1?' ml g su h a meeting, for 1 re Idenl D as determined to hold a ten .?av.< meetli tr, no n att, r what happ? ns, as th? I - telegram, which was rec? ved here to-night, ? bi ? 1. ky Association wa.? represonted si meeting ?? Istes \<y a r?..j.:e.?- f.,r one 1 1 . ?. ' > .'. port and Louisville r , ? .... ; ? ? Ington will race on ?am, 1 ? natter whom it <? infll, t? s/lth. an.] give a ten laya' masting J H DAVIDSON F'rest ? NEW HARLEM CLUB OFFICERS. A? the eler'i.i!, of the Harlem <''!uh. at One himdreri-and-twenty-thlrd-st. and I.enox-ave , , . t nigh* the?.? oft! era were sleeted President, Jared S Bal txll vice-jiresldent. William A. Mar. i,:.-, treasurer. Jame? .) Richards; secretary, Walter 1. ? row The trustee? were ?.[?.-ted after the only . of the evening;. In this the two element? in th. club lined up Th?a yr.ung men, who. It I. paid. ' want the rlaht to have drink? Berved in all part? ol the . :i?.1.ni-.-, and not only li the baaemem 11 al present, eupport?>d Brsdley I? Eaton and John ;! Ketcbam The older and ?jonservative elem< K,,-..- their votes to \\i lam a Martin John A ililtner and win.am 1 Uchthlt? The Issi three rs chosen by a oonsldarsble mujoriu Thar??suli .... tlon w-:,? received good-raturedly bi the def? Ht-d party. -s A \F\\ RANGE-FINDER INVENTED. Dobuque, I?*wa, Jan | pr Nicholas nrny ha? invent?-.I a a:.ire-finder for BSCertelnlni distal ? < sea or land, but Intended ??-(,, ;.,; v ,,, gunners it. s nsval rambsl The Instrument ?hi ? lure an) distan, e up t., nlnete, n thousand ' ? '?? The Art,:) aii'l Navy, n , ?aid ordered ss mplei \'0 MORE FIGHTS I\ 8AN FRANCISCO. PrstMdseo, Jan I Th? Resllh and PoIIcs ? Ittss ' the Board of Bupen ?rs ha? ?:? Id? ' ?f. allow : . more i..i>ir.?/ permita which means the ?-nd of prlse-flfhtlng ir. this ritj The ' "";'?;'"? e .-. ered 1 11 0 dlnani ? absolutely prohibiting poolseldng within the city and count) APPEAL FOR 8VFFER?XG C?BAVR. A PROC1 ?NATION APPOINTING A CENTRAL RELIEF ?'. >M ?1ITTEE ISSUED BT SECRETARY BHERMAK Washington, ,Iau s Th?? f ?llowlng pr." tarnation ?.. ; ?. l to-da ' Department ,,f State, W.ishingion, ,i inuarj -, law. To the Public Th? undersigned, Be?*retary ?f Si.tr- ,,- the I nil. i States, had the Imnor. on the ;?th "t D ??- ???: lo make kq3wn to all charitably dispon. ?) i ? ..i ? In till? u ?nti y th? ipi eal "f th? I. in tii, i,,nu of mon? y or - ip* ??v. rd i '.? -, ? ? m . relief ol Ihe diatn ition .it-.'i suffering which rxl among tha ,? e of ( Th? gratifying Interesi which his ? ?ji ; t.. me ? all psrts of our Isnd in iii.it humane appeal baa led the Presiden! to recognise tii. need of orderly snd ??oncerted effort, itndei ovell-dii ried control, if tlmeli ?salatanc? . bj the ; . ??? K and tu edy i.f i ul '. is, then fore, appoint? d, with the .P< ra? n of thi ?m< Red i "i ?a, the New* Vork CI imbei of ?Commerce.n? of the leading repr?sentative) of the religious community, n Cen ? bal l?. lief ? 1.1. nut' ... with headquarter? In New-York t'lty. ??? nip ?ed r??J the following mem* ' STEPHEN K. BAI '? .-,......: ' ? \ m. Na? I it*?.i ? 'roaa ? ?iMitt*-- \ .--i-iiiKitr.N trea-wror, ? m(mb?t <-t the ?r.-? ... 11 IS Kt .l-.-ii-'-, ; ? ? ?-. ? ?- t .f Tha ' Tir!?'i.ii? H ? it win be th? office of ihe committee so organ? ised not ?ni or? i , I foi nar?. to the I i ted ? ?? ., ? t Ha van i ??ich mi ney and neccsf-.iry ?upp'iea aa n ?y be contrt'out?rd by t i? pie of i ? I it ti Invoke in ita own ree great i,il.?ta It fltlj rei i< aents, t < of local ? ? te? and to Invite th. kind!? ild of the ti ?n agenclea of the i'.i- 'i Btai for -... prompt conveyance of the contributed ?upplle? to th.iboard and their ?hipping thi The .? Havana, Is, In turn, ar? um | of ihe effective c?-operation of every avail ? j In the Islai d of ?"'uha n ? i 1? r thai e saved nd Terina, apar? ?1 Ish Governm nt, wel-omlng the aid thu? tendered wl 'i llitat? the work and to thai end will ad? mit h ' i and i hare, a, all arti? cle? i .hie to lax, when dufv consigned lo Ihe . ' ...? ul-Oener .1. Bj directtoi of the Pre?ldenl the inderslgned 11. : ? is to th.. t.pie Ii ever) eltj 'l!!? ' wn, to thereof, to the local bonrdt f trade a i lailon lo thi ? , ? aall lea "I Ife, an?! to ni| who?, heart are open to the crj of dlatr? js ... . .1 ? he g<-nerou? effort now I ? terl le.ivor. make I??, aue ? ? ? ? ? ? . .. rltv thai ' ? ? ?: .? ' he American . , JOHN RHERMAN". Secretary of State, The State Department has been Informed thi' the Merchants' Exchange and th.- Board of Trade committee? of New-York have appointed com? mittee? of iwent). - ' .-?.??-? dl? trie?? nn.l ?ollcli conn tlon* for tl relief of th? ?uffertng Cuban? ' >i Genei ' ? ? haa ln formed the Departmeni thai he haa pro. .red the use of i large tobai o warehouse aa .. place for the t.- ? . ? lores to be aeni from the united Si itea ? DESTRE AMERICAN GOOD OFFICES. THE .MV WAY THE BPANIARPS ?AN TREAY WITH Till: INSTRGENT? IN ri'BA Havana, via Key tVeat, Pis ,Jan c 'Special! TJh? rumo- ?.f General I.?-?- a< ompanylng General Blanc? ti? the Held had no hasl?. nevertheless, It waa algnlfl-nni, be ?use It originated In Spanish ctrclea and waa dl? uased aa a poeslbl? way out of the exlating llfflcultlea The Spanish authorltlea ire nol willing to treat with the insurgenta as t,*?] Hgerenta under a (lag of truce, ;?n?l have not the ir.rit ? jireeontlna a pr??po?ltion to them The t ?.-. ?? vernmeni offera the only agency, and, notwlthstandii eading Span lar.i? In Cuba nr. i tlmeni on that prop? osition Pi bal ly, It It? good oiTi tea are Bought, the Waahlngton Admlnlatration will prefer a lea? dubi oua wa) than aending th? (Consul-General to the field with th? B| ai iah tro pa General Rlam - militar) plana continue indefi? nite Ii?- la expected lo iah. peraonal direction ?.f " . i ampalgn next a ek L'neaslneai la f< ll over the return of General Bei u i to Spa ti B ? laa Insisted on a ?ick leave nn?l saila on Monda) While the reporta of a quarrel between him and General Pando are exag? gerated, no doubl exl?ta thai I.nd?**ni ? the pre? ent plans for ? ndlng th? thai it can only be? < ? b) i return to Weyler'a mi thodi ?'aprlllea, who resigned aa Civil G ?ven o? of Bant I igo Ifro?, In ? b< nun hla i Imlnlsti .tlon ?au?, alleged to favor tl rgenta returns, as doea ex-Mlnlster ranaleJa who -, it two militions her? snd the pro?* (- itoi.omy When the party rearhes Madrid Interesting dev? lopmenta are expected. Lieutenant-Colonel Frlnston, sn American, who . . n a ith ihe Ins i ? ?'? foi N< w vork. ii- *-a*s cap? ir? I by ?Spanish t?-.?..??a and (V-rMiiteil ?mti?*?ty on S '.ror.ilBe ?-f leaving the Island. OFFICIAL DENIAL FR?~tM MAORIO. NO PROPOSAL'S MADE HT I'.i.AN''O TO THhl CUBAN I N?-URO ENT LISA DERB. Madrid, Jan 1?It 1* ?eml-offlcially denied that Captaln-G?nera1 Rinnan ha? trade propoaal? to the ciji.an Inaurgenl leadera The Cuban Government, It Is announced, will admit al! tho?-? who recognise it? legality and make submission to It, hut will deal rigorously with foreign idventursre. INSURGENTS BURI'.ENDKR IN CIPA Havana, .Ian. 8.?The Insurgent Lieutcnant-colo ni : Boto, ac ordlng to Bpanlah sdvktas, haa surren? dered to tha 'iivernment authorities of .Sngua la (?rand?\ with three, of hia offl-era and twenty pti vatea ?Se?or Ricardo Galbla ha? bean appointed Oliver? nor of tl ?? it in. ?? Bsp ? SPAIN TO ISSUE M??RF RONDS. Ma.-lrid. Jan. ? ?The "Gazette" publish??? a drr-re?. to-day providing for the augmentation of the Treasury bonifia by WO,(X)0,080 pe???ta?, secured by the customs. THIMBLE IN A CHILD'S WINDPIPE. FI-RO RONS lyOC-ATEH IT HT X RAYS AND A PTEKI. Tfni AND RBM ?VED IT AFTER ? IHT '?? Ll'KM charlotte. N C Jan 5 ?Sight weeka ngo yester? day Ellen Harria, th? alx-year-old child of w. E lUrn-i. of Harrlsburg, N, ?'. awallowed ;i ?mall -...,: thimble Bron hla! trouble developed It. a few days, and she could nol wall ?w She w u fed by mean? of tubes !ns<?if<?il down the -esophagus. The tub?-.? pasaed freely up ai i down th.? opening, which convinced th? physlctana that th.- thimbl?. could not he in the aesophagua Afier ?ill ordinary mean a were azhauated, Dr Henry Louis Smith, of Davidson College, Son i Carolina, who waa the first on* t., operate the X r;ni In the South, tak ing ihe flral pi ot. . ; fiei the r.r. ? were d ac? v wa? ?eni for He located the thimble to the lefi o1 t ' ?? hackb n e, the urn (?ward. | Ing toward the lefi ?ho Ider The thimble ?-.in body bj ti.''? en r twenty p< r ?ons Tbere are twri tul ? running down the n< k the ? . ..: i- ? tt. i ? if the backbone, and thi a ndpip?, which - Immedlatel) In fronl of th. ? phagui evei of the doctor? held to th? aesophagua expei if I to ascertain ? ..nil a doubt In which of th? ', ?dgeii Th tali detetmlne 1 hla \\ . the |?a??lng of a fiei : tul?e down the atsoph ? flre! exnerlmenl the lube a*?emed lo go throui inle, ? I eh n ? - n open-i ?p one, bul ftlni , -,. Ition waa ob* the at? ? ?? ? ? -l-.trly r.utsidi roving t hal It ?a ? - t: '???'. . lenkt f th. Ilstance o( ihe !? ana l ??? ited ni the blfui ? -,?? Indpipe, s-.*.r-?-nt '^-? i:. ? ? - . ,?,.. the laryni The i ition ?.i. ??..?. -.-. determined b) meana I ind th? ?teel lube expert n ?nt morning .?i th- Charlotte Medl? : and Burg! r-nl In?-' Itute .i- ? ?; ? r ?." ? ?? ? - ? ? : i m? ?! 1 . i| C A, MI?enh?lmer, a ' :..l bj lir? R I. ...t.ri iu.,| .1 R Irwin I>! .-~r',,i'h, v.?.,, used it,,, inv* ; : Th? rhlrr.bli waa f.,.ii,.| jua? the raya ? ? mov?-d The .??? ;i t-'1..- had ? itei little fon l f- - ? '??!.! .?.<??? ka, .it..; wa ? ?? ? ta C01ANEL SARINOFF AT PEEING. HB 1? THF, Rt'MIAK V'l.'TMtY ?iDVTSER EH rjAOtgrt BT '-mina Peking, J.-in I Th? Russian miii'irv ,-,d\-iu?r. Colon?) Natinoff engaged by r*hlna ha? arrived i ??r? with i?*,, auball? rns Th? '"hit.--, ml ersallj reaenl Hm Gov?n men) '-?in^????tonB t?> Gern ? ANOTHER PRRN? II CRl'IBEH r.OF.q to - II INA Toulon. Jan * The French rrulacr Paacalaalled thi? morning to reinforce th<- Prench Beel In ' 'hlne?a WSt? The Pas? al i- a second ? lasa i i , ?-? i ?,f ?,t, ,nr f,,,,r ? em? ni Bbe i irri? a four ?'? ? In. h quli k-fll ... . , uni . ,t. . V',1,'.,"." , '?.?.'?."V *?'""" ?M"<1"' ????? Bh? haa I ;ili"" "' iwentj knoi . ,,i irrte? .. crew ot 171 ?> NO 1'l.Vl.v.; ?SQUADRON PORMING '?"'": '??- ' ' -, ,. M ? i fr. .,, Portsmouth thai n flying anuadron "f Brl-tah ?.?.- || WUM ,,(.,,,j: ,,, ,?. formBd for ,;,;;i:il;V" Ch,MM wj,tr? ?ii?'v? 't to b? un ?C? ?O -?.?i a-?.. ?. ?. ? -w *. m.*., ?^ -.-..-?. ? MU. CROKER TAKES A RE8T. Hfl QOEfl TO LAKEWOOD To ESCAPE OFFICaV SEEKERS TAMMANY POLITICIANS CROWD Tin-: DEMOCRATIC ci lit IN HIi AB si:n< i: There wa.? a pretty large ittendsnce si the i??mo. crntlc nu,-, last nigh?, but, .as one member re? marked, "If Croker were here the place would be crnwd-d to ?he toon." por Mi Croker ws? nol preseni He had gone to l-akewood In the after neon, ?o remain ever Sunday. That seemed rather strange, too, for it had b?een understtiod that he . be ii the Democrstlc Ciut? to-alap, to give Instruction? to the Tammany Assemblymen repre renting city district? Bui the Assembly doesn't meet until W?"ln? ?da v. so there will he time for them to gel their orders sfter Mr Croker'? return to-morrow if. Indeed, ihey ha-.'-n't gone to Lake I for the purpose There Is a rumor to the effect that Mr. Croker, In pureuance "f his reported I Intention to fake a hand In State polities, Intends ?oon '?? itsrl ? regular "Sunday-school claaa" at the I>?.mo?-ran.- Cl?tl after the m? lei of Senator Platt'a wen known risas, which meets weekly during the l?gislative se?slot? si th?? Plfth Avenue Hotel. rhere were nine new application? yeBterdsi for .?hip m the .iuii. making the total number of names now posted five hundred Th? 1st? -' '"' ?esalons are Roben H Bldsr. Thomaa H Wogan, William Durland, Krank M Peter?. August u? Walsh, Thomaa H .l'sre. Louis B. Rolston, Ed? m .rd T Marsdon and Henr\ Hochemelster. The club table d'h?te dinner srs? Instituted last night. Th? price ,?f the dinner is il and the feat? ure -?-et:-? nkel) to prove ? populsi on? The ?. ulpture by Oeorge Kesaler, Susannah at the has heen Installed In the ara.- parlor, dl rectl) in front of the i-lsr pi-r glasses, an<l was crltl all) Inspect?*?! and warmly admired yesterday by the members Mr I'mker's agreement to purchase the New York Ath tic dub building for the use of the Detaocratlc riub was finally ratified at the meet? ing of the r.oard of Oovernors on Prldsy nl?<rht. The decismn to buy ?his property was reached by .?Ir ,'r.iker as promptly .as was his resolve on ("hrlstmaa Day to build up the fortunes of the Democratic I lub Several days ?go James H llaslln, mie of tt;<- governor? of the athletic club liso a member of the Democratic Club, re? mark'.! :.. Mr ?'r.iker that the Democratic Club to bu) the athletic club's building, and sug ?--? st.'l tiint tie :ak" a l""k nt II Mr Croker as and on Wednesday night he and Theodore W. Myer? wh", by th? way, waa one of i'i" party which, with Mr i'r.ik.T. Inapeeted the Democratic Club proper.) on Christina? i ?..% weni ovei the building ..t the atl ib Mr Croker made up his mind on the sp.?? to buy the property, his offer of 1190,000 being acceptable Another person, how? ever, had Bn opi on, I m H expired at 3 o : Thursday afternoon Yesterdaj afternoon the con? trai ? of ?ale to Mr Croker was signed, Th? Demo rci Club wl . probably nol be able to get pos? ?n before March 7, and the necessary alt.-ra ire likely to take another month, or even The building of the New-York Athletic Club Is of i.ri^k. f.'ur ?torleg in height, with a frontage of l1?' feel on Plfty-flfth-st and 7." feet on Sixth iv? ''ti the main floor ar>- th? offices, reception room, swimming pool and Turkish bath? The next floor I? divided Into ? parlor and reading-room, a ? ?.'. i dining-room with accommodation for two hundred ind i hllliard-roiim extending the full 7.". feet on the Blxth-sve, aide a,id containing fix table? On the floor above are the lockers, 1.A20 of them, and fencing and boxing apartments, on th? top floor Is tfu> gymnasium, whb'h is als., used sa ? theatre or assembly hall, as it h?.* a ?"ir? on ? ?? Blxth-ave, side, it is probable that the third and fourth floor? will be divided into sleeplng room? ?if which it I? estimated forty .-an be se The ?econd floor, a. ?ordlng to th?? present Intention, will be devoted entirely to th?* dining room, i ?'..? r ?pace being thus obtained which will gl\?e ? ?estlng rapacity of live hundred or more, and will nuk- practicable the holding of large club dinners. The Turkish baths and the swimming pool will In ill likelihood b? removed, the ?pace obtained In thl? wa) on the ?round floor i ng utilized for the cafe snd bllllard-room. Th? athletic club desires to sell It- furniture to the Democratic Club, except the gymnasium equtia whh'h will b? transferred to th>. n??w build? ing, and committees representing th?- two organisa? tions win in a few day-? go over the building to ,,'. tl "? '" appralie the value of the furniture There ha? been much said about th?. probability ? >f srholessle realgnatlon? from th?. Mai.hi".m Club, but a prominent muni? r s..,.I i.i?t nlk'ht that there had been only five resignation? rec? ved Blnce F ''.,rr..'! weni out. Including hi? re?lgi The ststemenl which has appeared in certain ; i ? - thai ., sp. ill meting of the Hoard of Man? 11 led for next Thursday in conse mience of ? f-::r thai the Manhattan Club ?ts threatened with disaster, was err neons. Tho m- ? ?:?,?-,- la the regular monthly meeting, held on th?? se?rond Thursday of each month. Lakewood, N. J. Jan. I.?Richard Croker cause,) somewhat Of a surprise ?vhen he stepped off the afternoon train here tO-day Mr. '"roker wa? un? accompanied, and It was evidently his Intention to re.i-h ?he Lskewood Hotel without attracting any attention Mr ?'roker Is in the ?ame suite of rooms . ?1 ;? d during the ?bur-making here ?a?t month Mr Croker ?aid he ame here to ???cure real and, II i? aald, Incidentally to ?.ek relW from ofllre-huntera. -? BHEEHAN'8 DISTRICT STANDS BY HIM KUBCTKD LEADER AMID WTI.P FNTH?'??I ASM AT \ Mirn'isv, at Tun PF*3f'.r> n.t-n John ?" Sheehan was re-elected leader of the Tammany organisation In th? 1X ; h Assembly Dis? trict las' ?wvenlng at a meeting of th? organization at tho Pequod ?'?uh. No MI West Twtsnty-atxth-et. Much enthusiasm for Mr She?hnn was manifest??! He r?mim?l his plane as district leader bSCSUSB he had b??en turn?>d down by Mr Croker and deprived of tin? leadership of th? whole Tammany organisa? tion Aft'-r the meeting was called to order by I.ouls Munalnger, the election of officer? wa? begun. By a unanimous vote, the enthusiasm accompanying which Was well nigh delirious, Mr. Sheehan was made chairman of the Executive Committee, which carries with It th?a leadership of the ixth Assembly i?istri''t Chairman Munslnger and ?tx-Judga Ed? ward Browne w.-r? si one? appointed a committee to es, on Mr Sheehan to the .hair Th? appear? ance of th? aswly choaen lesder wss the ?igr.aJ for B grew) burst of applause, and it wa.i several rnln ? ? - before the enthusiasm ?pent Itself. Then Mr. Sheehan accepte?! the oltlee In a broken voice, as though overcome by his emotion "I have been In the political harness for a great man] years,' he said, "and It-, that ttme | have had to t.ik" tome tiHrd knock? and have met with som? reverses, struggling; bs I always am for what I fi^ilevo to he the rea' and genuine sympathies of Dei r.T-v During all that t:me I have pever resorted to falsehood of any kind or deception of an) kind to accomplish any purpose I pi to continue to the ?mi of my time with the s.im" In the same path thsi I have always trod I thank you, gentlemen for thl? evidence of your friendship for m" and for this magnificent display of your regard, With your aid ?ids ,it-:rict. re de?med from RepubllranlBtn after man] year? of ol wili continue to !?? Democratic a? li ha? :,. ? ..... la? eight yesra Again, ?,-. nt!? m? n, I thank you foi the honor von nave bestowed upon me " The ?-nd of Mr Bheehan'a remsrka ? u r sign.,1 for an outburst, and for the second ::??? th" crowd in the hall Mr.-,] lt?elf cheering. ?:?. judge Hrowne afterward re ponded to a call . ? He said that while man) ici,'r. ited Mr reslgnstloi I ?leadership of Tan Hall, "the loss i ? the great, ganlzatlon is the gain ot ih? district, and." ?? meaning geetur, srho can tell what the I will bring i . our po| ilar leader?" \ i Iresaes of a similar : ature were made b) lor Phillip* ex-Consresaman John A fJi ? ind ? REPRESENTS CROKER'S BOND COMPANY Jame? P Murphy, who for many year-, hai leen the assist anl manager of th? 1'elephone I ??pj rt - ment Ir the ,'ounfy ?'nurthouse, has resigned to .. the courthouse representative of the Amer lean S iret> Companj !!?? succeed* Oeorge i: Hayes, who has accepted S similar p?a. e with tho t'nit..d State? Pldell ? nd Oua inte? t'omiianj of Baltimore, ?f which Andres) Preedmai the per rl nd of Richard ?roker, la ih* N'es V ri>, iger ? W REC BED OS LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN. A TRAIN DASHES DOWN AT TRBMbWDOVS FPFiP,!? ?ri ?HT MI'N I Vit I!KP ittanooga, Tenn Jan I A work train on the Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain Railroad waa ?r.-'k'-i on the mountainside about 10 o'clock thl? m?.ruing B Crass bmthei of the presiden I of ? i . | . , who was on 01 t ot the ? irs; w ,1 Hralop, the . nndu, lor, ?nd ?la of the workmen Jumped, all ?ustalnlng mor?- erloua Injuries The :ram nsountalnalde si ?i tremendous r,t. of -,.i After running some distan ?? th, t th, tr.n k and .-.ni i to s standstill rising ?ion?- Th?- locom .?ii? broke loose from the ear? and did not leave the rails. Heslop I?, the n, ii ???,:.,\ Injured, bul h la physician? think he i will recover The accident wa? csuaed by the , br? .?kit,;- ,.f a bi .ike chain WINDOW-GLAUS WORKBB8 REJOICE. Alexandrin, Ind Jan 1 The wind w glass fac? tories, employing twelve hundred men. began work ibis morning ai i ?? ' ? ?<? k a big jolllffcatlon whs held, and the men danced until time to go to w..rk a ?? Brcltt of houses la keeping the families ol . i . rol men away, and if two hundred and tif?. Were ere. led ?It fitilT the) ?Mil i] All be OC . ipled Hoiei.-? and lioatiilng-huuaes are taxed to t!.. ir utmo?t capacity LEGISLATORS IS TOWS'. I CONFERENCES WITH MR PLATT AI BILLS AND MAKEUP OF COMMITTE1 Republican membera of the ?Legislature fl to this city yesterday and last evening to noli ' ference? wi'h Senator Thomas C Platt, ?rh com?? on from Washington to talk With them legislative matters Some of them ana Mr yesterday afternoon In hla expreas . ffl-e in Broadway, and more of thei ks witl later In the aftern on and I*;f evening a Fifth Avenue Hotel Arno;.g the legi il p came to t1..- ,*?. tot Mr, Plati wer? **ei Ellsworth, Rslnet,, Krum, Higglns, l'.''-0 Malby. Speaker i l'Grady ai -' "1"'1 : .n .1 ill-. - r, Sei ?tor Hendrleka ca i B) racuse to urg? t of Aeaeml Dondy as chairman of the Assembly Commit! Cities. Loula F Payn, ths Si .te s ipe i Insurance. ira* among the poll Iclai ?? Platt early in the aft? 11 Much of th- talk with Mr. Ci.." s i n.ak. up of th?. Assembly committees, a <-r O'Grady i? to announce ?hortly. Much o i talk also was about legislation which the i< 1 II.-an leaders a-.nl to put through ?t ; . ?f particular m im. nl also waa ? he la ! sttltude which Governor Black mi) tak? I : i ime of the bll - v. I |< , Mi Platt thinks of pi ' through with th? , ild ol Mr. Croker'a ? In the legislature The announcement tha i <luv.Ttii.r would not r-lgn l?ll for ? rem i School fomn ? lustlcea f Sp? il Sea and .'iti Magistrat? Platt-? 'rokei ? i that any au as will be thrown Into the a ist? tta ket a by the Legislature, hat . ? en n tor the men wno -.k. ord. - gialatlve from ths R< pul Ii. n Mr. I'irt wou i hav? nol !:.g to aa> i ? newai men a b tut ronm g legisla 'n i o? .. the make-up of thi As? legislatora who wem to ?ee i ?? Klftn | nue Hotel . at evening wer. ? ? -? ci".-.?? .-..\ ra ? m pi. id. Intention to pana . hill giving to Mayor Van V the pow >r to remove ? try M iglati itea and .1 la ? ?f Bpe i ii B. M iyor Btt Sim., ol them -..il tiiej lld noi would be paaa? i tha? l?overnor H u ; would o* poaed i >. ,.n i ?? \ eral i Id I hei e a aa no i ?? Id of -. deal with Ta mm my foi ?? ? trp ?a Mr I ,.!? ? ? . . -, ? :.?? city i ? n ? ro?, and ? h. re ?.?. ill be i-xt? nded at th>- Fifth Avenue H ftei n m.? \ ill- :lo?< ?na aa to rn i : ol leglal ition it Albany K edei It H. Ol lice ' 'ommlaaioner Hamill I oihei local publican politl lana wen I i?t eve ?o t.iik ov-r city affaira with lome of th. lor and more of the lo al ? probably be i-un?..! ? ? give sdvl ??? to ?! ly. 4 DEMOCRATS KEEP J XCKSOS 0 MANY TAMMANYITE8 AT THE BUSIN MEN 9 DEMOCRA1 \C AS80CIA TI' IN'S DINNER The anniversary of the Rattle of New-Orl? ?na j i kson 1 is). ..?? 'elebi ? t. i la -' . n?-ss Men'a Democratic Asi ' NewO with a dinner nt the Hotel fl vlted guests Included Riel ird Croker his regre-? There were many Tammany m-?n p ent. nearly a'l of them office holder? under pr?sent ott] ? tratlon Ex-Controller Theodore W Myers, who pre?i? said amona orin-t thlnga "When i ?aj that to Chamberlain Richard Croker -h.. Democracj New-York owe? i debt of gratitu wor is can cancel, I f.?l I voice your Senator ?"amor, aft? r referring ... the - xp? - Hi for canil Improvement, raid: "I tm heartily f.ivr.r of making duty || I? called upon to perform b) I ? expei lure : as much money aa ma) ? ? needed for ? P'irpr.s... Hit the Democratic tarty In Albany ? not vote for -? siriL-;.. ?lu? .ir. nor will Ii ask for a ?Ingle Unie?a ? thorough Investigation i- mad? of manner In which the nln? loilar? h airead) been ?pent or . i : ir to what i tra ttor? f ivored or other ?- ?e, II waa . until well-coi ?mpletlon the work have been matur ?! and ; a >-.| in handa of competent official? lo ? a? -ut? The othet apeakera were Jamei B Eustla Ambassador m France; Perry Belmont, ^'\\.\ Grad) '? i ? t-Attorney Jame? Llndi Gordon and District-Attorney Gardiner, ? IN HONOR OF NEW-ORLEANS n.A'iS ON THE CITY BALL?MORE MEN iWO INTO OPPICE Mayor Van Wyck hid a short day at the c Hall yesterday, leaving his rfflce early in the aft noon Ths city, State and National flags were flying on City Hail early In the day. In honor of t anniversary of the battle of New-Orleans. Tl anniversary his beet ccl.-hrate?l annually throu ?Democratic sdminls?rations After Mayor Stro camn Into otRct, "Marty" Keese, the City Hall Jn ltor. went to him on 'he anniversary nvrnlng a SSk?*d f r Instruction?. "<~;?-r.?>ral Jackson's an versarl?-?." ?aid the Mayor, "are gi??at Democrs days, ami I am ,i great admirer of th.? old soldi. Put ail the flags you can And up " And so the <1 wa? celebrated during the Republican admlnistr tlon nleo. Luke F. .'onnorton, of Flushing, who?.? appotr ment aa City Magistrate ??.?s held up by May Van u'v. k, a? ' itanc? "f Father Donnelly, f?t. Michaels Church, for s day or two. was awo In by the Mayor yesterday morning. The followli other oflldals were aw??rn In by th? Mayor also: MARRI W. HAl.KKU, -weretary t,- th? Aquedu I Col ml? RICHARI? U OREENW?OD, JR., I No ?M Putna? ,iv,- D, I. WHITNEY, of .V 18 i rlrl-f* Piar M I" FINN HAN ? N !' ? I" ?I ? ' Pine?, a: WILLIAM Hl'OHES, of So TO ? n Oreen? PI* Brooklyn, assistant? to th? ?'orp rallo? ROBERT A BLACK of N 160 ' hna n at., Brookly Af?!?'-i-r ?Sanitary Bup?rlntend?ni for Brooklyn. WILU8 HOLLY ?eeretarj '? . Perk Hard. WILLIAM 0 BYRNE, of No 277 West Thlrtj i ? Water Kegisti i MATTHEW CAHIIX, of N .is rourth ?t. Not ?rmht t.. MK'HAEL l'AHILL f N 178 in. " Btapli ? ... RICH ?I'D KA1 HKRMEIER I No : Bl Mary at, K ?el ink; auka.M OR? ENWALD. Rl< hn ?:: l-av?., H. 1AO ?B H HEISEL1 of Tottenvllle, aealetani lepu? tora of ?w?' mer.r? an.1 arr??a.r? fr>r Rl I n BRYAN LOOSE AGAIN. A DEMOCRATIC I. tVE FEAST IN <"*HICAOO Chlcag?. .Ian R. ? A host of P?mo.?r-it?. a nun her of them from Iowa, Indiana and Wlsconsli celebrated Jackson Day by a han.-i'.i??r at the Tr? mon: H ms?? thla evening The Hon William , Bryan was the prlncl] .I guesl He r? i bed Ch cago fron. Lincoln this ni'.rt;Ii .4. being met ,;t t!t station by National Commltteeman (lahan an ithers ael? 'ted to wel one him For an hour or ? I prior to the f?-.?-: Mr Bryan held a reception In th : .tel narlora u : il ?ok handa with a large numb? if . ,il;..r?. Nearly live hundred pera na a-ere - ?ai ?.'. ?i the banqtiel .M.?.\..r Harrlaon ?>r...-: i.<l an acted a? toastm is , i Bpeechea were also made by Senator Stewart, a Nevada; Samuel i: Moras, of "The Ind Sentinel"; th, (ion Jamea ll Lewis >f VYaahlng ton; T If It loi.t., .,' Atl int i; D. J Campau. n l'i-rroit; Mayor Tagaart of Indlanapolta, and other? ? - INCREASE /\ REALTY VALUATIOON. COMMENT l?v PRESIDENT EEITNER, ??K T'll TAX DEPARTMENT. Thomas I.. Feltner president of th.e Tax Depart ment, y? ??t.r.i.iv laau. .1 tin? following ?tatemen) n gardlng the Increa a n real ?? tote vnluat p.a In th rlty In r? enl ?. eara ? ? -??? glvei to us by th.? Iasi Administra ?'. b nei It ?..?-? rl . ?; . ition on rea tu . ? u atraordlnary In . r. i ?? th. tInn of the i mark ?t for the last y?ai I ?!? - ahow that thai i ? ?t vide 1 and ma I. . ':.., "appreciation" In the sum of ? ,rd f,. in.; roven .? mount of I.'??? .'??? ?? i decreaae . - made of Ji II0.31? which ?- nc ?unt? f -r '? tl -?? K ? ii off f:..m the .. < . - in-r t-. , exempt propon Ka. n? w ; re? ? ... - | n bui ding i I'pon or.iparlaon with ol her yeai i vert? ?h | t ? . n ? ., ? < i,;.,,' ? .be yeui is.?; ?- 877 81? I?!). U] , .,.,, i1?"'' . ??' I?1' i? '.vi. ,,-, ??,-,; ,? ;"'? ?? Til ,i. l-'-'i . '??"'. ??".''. ?' .""? i-?"- i? ?j; . ?' The a'' ire tl,- in fi im I ?? i figure -? ,,,. ,,K urea of $73 llminai. tigurea , ? fore ..,., II .". ?na for t- ?: . made The ubuh liona i un from ?i. *?? (a?i t.. |? ?"' ? ?nt ? ? , thai the In. t- .- ' r a III ne| about i;.i i.?i;?.i upon ?: . ? ? Mr. F. my fui ?her com? menta upon the work .?r ihe f .rm.-r Tas Commit 1 aloners, bul with hla atatem. a map ahowlng the ii., res cd valuatlo . ? Ihe former city ..f Near-York. ?ii.- bo .k for the t. .- ui ha ?1 \i . hati in ind I The Bronx were aworn t.. before !.. n ,- Bmyi i yesterday The) will t.. opened i.?morrow, and i wni remain open tor three montha f.>r omplalnl and correction a TO hn WISSIO\ WORK l\ RI'RMAB, Phltad?lphla Jan ? The it. ? and Mr? j, Marvei Randnll ind the Rev, and Mra Oeorgs r Leeda sailed lo-dai ->n hesteimshlp lVae?land f.>r ?Liverpool Thsj are bound for Burmah where th?) Will work in th? mission Held und?-r th? .in? spires ..f th? Baptist Mission L'nlon of the united btotei?, the b?e4quart?ra of whteh arc in boatou. .4 BOOH FOR ATTERB?BT. PLAN TO MAKE IHM CHAIRMAN OF TH1 REPUBLICAN COUNTY COMMITTEE OP KINOS BROUGHT OUT AT LIEU? TENANT OOVERNOR WOOD? RUPri DINNER IN BROOKLYN Lh itei nt-Oov, .- T n I '. ' odruffa har. mon.- dinner lasi evening at t?.. ?? ? | risk ':' ?kirn ? '- .1 full ft"!.-- i ?? ? im for Waltei v try for chairman of .-.? Commltte ? 'i -. ? Exec itlv, Comn ? - }. two member? me from each ward, ind twenty. sew:, .f the members of th? were pre?. One of the absentees wsa William J r:i:?iins . , .', Before -h? ?i:nn?r wa? mi ed th? Lieutenant? Governor ? ailed the Tw? il nd Ward i of the Oenei ?mmlttM together, and found that ?" W? re rca I] to ??and by him m an) schem.? he had to propose at 'he dinner tl u i D. 1 it, tr.? pre-. the Oenei ., Comrn ?? - ., member of the I ? ?nd W i id , . Mr v. ? , ? ral of Mr. I ? - man?hlp Mr Prosi ?.? . ,? -,, r... ?i. I Ut Mr Woo !? llff*? :? Mr. At? '?> I* eg it Ion ' , p ?rtei arere kept a ? ?tain . : .i nt? tin? ng wi? In M ? w ,.,:? - . , en . the room The Lieut? nt-fl ? ,-?,.,. ? a, ami. aft? r a brlel Willis, of the Pint Wa ... i ling wil .1, i D ? i ... -ra P, urth, !..? ? ? ? ward? arere in ?;.?-??? . Plfth t" ?Ui e ex-Sher " At the close of th? . ? ? making Mi W i i . that ea ? y m? m her had In t?.i ?lijap r? ' . ' third Ward, r's - nlmou? . i . ? I ? of th?. Twei ? Itoben U. J tary. and John E. D'o? ?I \- - bury . ? i ..:..;..?. thanked . >n? of goodwill ness to a ? , i i (?ne of the gu? ts at the dim ruff, the Lieutenant Governoi .... rd.iy elebrate I his seven! PLEASED WITH CONSTITUTION, REPUBLICAN APPROVAL OF THE COMMIT? TEE <>K FIFTY-THREE'S ACTION-THE NKU HEADQI ARTERS Republl si ' ' Platt* .. ere emp latl yesterdaj i ir f the nstltui for i g The Republ in? y :' Nen -York," adopi mmltte three at It? meet .... Prlds) night, and exj I that It ? ? : features v n ? r t- pr? ?m itloi foi the ma ioter?, esp< ? g tas ? Th?- commttt? ? of Flftj thr e yestei - v>* ?: of their per ?nth flooi f the ? a?. Si Jame? , i iar I. r- will : - f ?r the pr?s? nt In th? irg f J ip? ard Bad - meni i tee. and Samuel i. Parrtah i I Waj i ind M ?an 11 'omm ' s i ? tna ,. Urge one on the Bi ?? ? a- of th? eluding the ii'-me ol ti..- tnmll tee, in the M< tr ?p Itan '...:? I ? Muli-, n Square, and ment for confer? nces M< --?.- ?: ? ? ? lelr ?!? ki n the m iln rooi ? -. i-.-, rs arer? ra elvt I j ?it a ferei i. i ? of the Enroln ???'?. mmltt? ? - re?a'??? to the tlm? ??? I - ? : i ? enrolment of !'.? ; . The confer- :. ? s ' l mal ... 1 ' ' e V? : I - ' : ? ? : r I ' ? ' ? t wl.l Do Within the n.-xt week ?r two Th? I " ment Committee, which has be? ? twice week, will h.i\e meetlnga on ?everal evening? nexi week. ? ? A DINNER For RETIRING COMM1TTEEMEN. The Executive Committee of the Republican .b held its annual dinner last night at th N ISO Flfth-ave. The dinner la a wclal sffali la given each year for tha Uve rsi ring of the Executive Committee William Learj man of the mmltt? e. prei twenty-five members arer? , - .\i it ? t ? tsts. BEN BRUSH sold TO JAMES R. KEENE. Tffl" PRICE PAID PO M F DWTBR POR TH" : u is aj.-, nan Jacksonville, Fia. lar ? A dispatch to ? Th? Times-Union and i tlsei from Rockland Fla., -n- "M P Dwyer to-day sold Ben Brush to James R Keene f,?r fJ .\ ( I TE s OF THE CA R B1 IG E TRU>F. F. M Ware, managing dire.-tor of the Am- ri in Horse Exchange, ?ay? "Seversl of th? a her.- did some business last w-.-k. but it :? I a early In the yesr t. .\;. ? much of a revit the horse trsde Oui regu i kl) mol n sale? have been ?atlsfactor) right along and ?a ? in 11 ked u f.?r ahead as Apr:: ' ? v\'e have done well lately," ?aid Will im Dur? land, of Durlsnd'i Hid,:.g Academ) Blxi and the Boulevard "We - r- ? ' t> carload of weil-trainei ?addle h. foi "a and men, from Kentucky T t nun f i . returning to their tlr?t love h.a.- caused , . . ble increase in our business and of ? transactions In the necesssry itfli i : Ink tha :????? >f the winter will be qu te t? ' snd with the advent if line W< ? .\ II o? ?juite equal to that of old time? W R. Innta, of Btudebaker Brothers Manuf Ing Company, at Broadwa) and Prlnce-at., rei rts h to ? ? satisfactory i on? ! ?ring I Mr Inni? Is a tlrm believer In til near future of the good times ? long about, and he has a large and \ . - ? : of high-cia.?-! vehicle? for the earl) -. - ? Already on exhlt Itlon. Downey, Duncan ?<? White. iu<*<!esaora to J 0? Brewster & Co . of Soi HI and is.? Fifth iv? and No Hit West Flfty-ilrat-sl ..r? hopeful I ? . ..mti'.g tesson and ? ,> tha the outlook for better times h trad ... gginji g . putatton for the excel? . t It? ? ork ind pi i ?I? ? ' with the qu , It) - i| ; II? I J - -.- ? lire? ter, he id of I e old Arm of J B Br? ? <?<-.. is com ? ete I with I new Ai tha woikmen are the picked m?chenle? fr I ? r. i. |i,.. ' th, S ?: ?1' ibl? ? N 110 East Twenl 111 : lected h horses In the - t w< < from hi* film at Ki - - i I ? I pair? we I broken ' '. pay? tl heal lots ol * .-vi-r put n thl? mai The big rarrlage-houee of Vai Tassel 1 g K< m ti ?rteei ne ir '!'... - u ?' , la) "f hr, .? ? '? v', - ?. fronts, which ar? up t.? .i ,??? ". evi rj ; rtl liar Nie? v- i\ ?? a1?., i f| road wagoi till bt I. B Bret? I , Brewster ft Co. and . * ? ... : : rt ment will M found a : umbi r of go id ?? rhaml rrtage? which ar, I I st? ..... price? i.i loi l.if-t: ? - ,\ \ -a trade In prlvati ?alea of 'arriase rae? ? N-'n o,ret for Ihre? or : ir weeks, ?re look '* ? . v? m the near future and I ?to k ..n hand, ranging trade a to -n.f ilmoBt everyl ?? Out reg Hon ib ? ontli ??? to e w< it u il at thl irgslas sis plent) " , ,, ,? dl Ml .?'.- ''o . "t Br .'tue st r. ? tTt ? ?to, k a? rather ?lo? bul - ?f! liver) keep coming In at a rat? ? ... r t< ?? .. firm The Istter I? n ?w bu ? to i?r bu- i hoi ' ' ? ', ?..,:,. - for ?? d ' ? - ? ?? ??"? ?i',a : , -, dos, to i ?? run bj ? I? 'trl, Ity THE FIREMAN'S DEATH W tCCIDEST. .ia,-?b Fi in?er. the butcher of No M '? ? ? ?.v?, ?ho ? ?" arrested Frtdsj nlghi for h < ,.| r, iponalble for the d? ith ol Fin a ? ? English the driver of Hook ' \ li, ? , ol islos .?t Bevfnt) fo irth-sl ? Amsterdam <??? ars? y? ?tei Is) dlachsrged hy Magl?u ue Stmma In the Wesl si tr Court, ins Maglaira ?? holding that 'he uni ?"*?* wt purel) in a ?nt The H truck wsa going ... i ?rt it N ?,,. i ?hort dl.tan? from the ?re the I wagon wsa aeen In the wa) tj ??; " ^ ' .. .- l-ollceman lila of the a ? so thai the tru? k , i?8i.i y?? , ,,, ,:?. iVlver and owner of the wagon, s temgl** do this He turned towsrd is curb ?.? again toward ths middle of the street. ?w., wbl ? e.? met ,,,,,. M it of '"? Kngish. wh. ?as ROt atMPPjdwtlhe^wu ., d truck, as is the eustom, wa? ?row? '? f th# of the collision to th?- psvej >'? ?-' ^ front wheels of the truck DsssSaw over bis