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NEW-YORK, FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 1898.-TWELVB PAGEfe.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
PRTKIDENT DOLE COMIXC. I PRINCE NOT RE8P0X8IBLE. i BLACK WIDEN8 THB BREACU. I TO BE A PART OF COLUMBIA. \PANW AT OITY HALL 8TATION. ITIIEBLOWTORAPIDTRAXSIf
THE HAWATIAN CHIEF EXBCUT1V1 TO
VIP1T WASUINC.TON.
BS WTT.T. CONSII.T PMKglDBNT MKIM.ET AND
jtcMnrns or thf. cahinkt axp sfnate
KCOARDIXO AN'xrxATioN- -ACTION OF
TH!". COUXCtL OF gTATg IN 1IAWA1I.
?Ca-dulU. Jan. f?. vla Snn Francis n, Jnn. 18.?
?Mgldent Banford B. Dole atarta for Waahlng
' _,..? ihe ateamahlp Peni on the Sth lnat. The
c\\ot Exi???'?.'ive of thla country Journeya to the
?uKal nf the Unlted Statea for tha purpoae of
aMUltlng ?lth the Admlnlatration there on the
ggMect of the ann< n itlon of theae lalanda t<> the
fft,pr Republlc. lt is expected that Mr. Dole
_m t*s ba k here by the mlddle of next month.
_U wlU be aceompanied by his ataff ofneer,
Major Curtla laukea, an gecretary, nnd r>r. Day
a. his phyalclan, Durlng the Prealdent'a ai?
penee Ihe Mlnleter of Porelgn Affalr-, Mr.
Cooper, wlll acl ns Chlef Executlre.
Tot departure of Prealdent Dole was unanl
? de< Ided upon yeaterday al a apeclal
Councll of State. After the nieet
jr- pre.1 lenl Dola sald:
I; has been eonaldered best tbat 1 ahould po
^ ? . and meel the Admlnlatration
upnn [?. ? r pendlng anneaatlon negotla
r t expeel to be gone more than
j_ . , ; uati ly upon my arrlval in
Waihj ? ., i . .i wlth the membera
of I* H
_.,. of Preal lenl Dola to tn"
.. IS01, at the time ihe late
d San Fron.
^ ......... r of 1 of 81 ite ^1.1: "We
- ? t< ' al II waa wlae for
.... to Waahlngton at this tlme
','. enl MoKlnley and
nd perhapa ? ? Ihe Unlted
...... .- \. .??;.'.
lt la proper i i I dlgi
allat.
i ' ' ' 'w-l! ?ml.1.--. l'?
wmeatOoi I f thli intry ahould ap
?.:.. -tonata
greaa. and
'?;.-. M i-reat Republlc are ln
? .... webelleve
that lt wlll reeult
: . ny mted for auch
e that he wlll make
::
?" ','..'::.: "tU
Bltlon ? made to
| ,d __ aaal.tant.
;, or the ex-Queer,
.
eertaln magnetlam
, He wlll un
:?? ot the treaty
-;;?.'.' . .. le ha. partoned aj^nce
w Aahford a 1 : '?" practlatng ln Sati
'v' Ui '"e^rJaon
' ' ;> r.har!fihlr than to
... ... me country rather tn*--*0.
- ' tha_vh4tTtlcrw.n.yflled
lt_r. nf tbla '','.? m :? ? nt. A petltion was nii i
S?AahfVrd aak.ng thai he b. allowed te.return.
ffwaaactedui l bly. and Aahford la ea
pectedwli otb.
DEBATE ON THE ANNEXATION TREATY.
EEXATOHS FBTE. MOROAM AM- BTEWAKT UBO?
THAT IT BE RATIFIED.
Wfcefetogton, Jan IA-Tha Benate did not
make rreat progreaa wlth Ihe Hawallan nn*
gexatlon treaty to-day. BeveraJ apeechea were
d< llvered, but ln every Inetanee the apeakera
inced that to-day'a remarka were merely
prellmlnary lo what they should aay before the
doaa of tl Th.. executlve aeaalon
I | after 1 o'elock wlth Benator
Wi Ite on the floor, but Sena'or Stewart Inter
mpted nnd othera cut the Callfornla Benator
.... ,. th? dlacuaal n, Thoaa who apoke were
? wart, Prye und Morgan.
? Btewarl bupp ?rted ihe treaty, nnd waa
the flrat Senator 1 ncusa tl ' '
Ha i I all the gugar landa were now or,
waa left except landa avallable
for th( ... ??? ?? He aaaerted that
the in- rtatlon of augar to the Unlted Btatea
j. . ] ;. n b Incn ai I to any per
, . ... tse th- lalanda had n
thi Hmll in the productl in of that artlele. Por
t>.;. ,.... n the producera of beet .uear and of
c"ar0 , . not be alarmed. Benator Stew?
art eul ????? I the natlvei as Intelllgent and
A SECEBBITY TO AMERICAN COMMERCE.
Fenat. r Prye Bp k? ori the commerclal and
B ? .-j , | n whi h anneaatlon preaented ln
, . . . __ ? . stati - He eonaldered
Ka ?.'?': ni eaaary to the commerce of the Ui I ?
Matea He devoted i nalderable tlme to a re
vknr of the Imi of the c mtrol of the
Xkaraa-ua Canal, which could not be malntalned
_a_l8aa n-iwail was annexed.
,:,, rf Alabama, rede the prin
r,. the day. and ? cupled the 'time
of the Benate until lt adjourned. He wlll con
v;ru? . . .. v. B?nator M rgan wenl into a
detalled hlsl ry of the Hawallan lalanda from
tho tlm" < I thelr dlsc v< ry to I pre* nl He
, . . .;,,. mtentlon of Prealdenl Cleve
land to hav, reaton I Queen Ullu kalanl to her
fter thai tranaactlon, to have
? ? the ?' the
ltor Chandler o hla feel
vith ? n ns to what authorlty there
v.a, , - ? Mr. Morgan replled thai
rity. but thai ho waa
' ??' ; ??" '
... keei Ing wlth the loglc of
i
MR IfORGAN'B PERBOHAL OBBERVATIONB,
leumtor Morgan di rtbed ' l?raM?
\m*Ab ? ? " ? lalandi laat eummer. and
r ? ervatlona. In n ply to
a qu.s': :., l. why the Portui
could : ? He thei turned hl* atti
to the Kai aa a. 13 aal 1 ihal they wen a ; l
- , be much better off
ttder | . ? the Unlted 81 itea.
?t_ ? ted Mr. Morgan why the
I .. not am.. x.d in 1843. nnd how lt
w?h that the propooal for anneaatlon had to
tralt untll < i la were |n the poaoeaal
the ..:? trying to further
i. ? nai fortunea. Benator Morgai
that 11 n had I een glven lo hla remarka
c ? ? gatlon ln lSMJ. Benatora
,l what Intervened. The
klatory of that tlme ?a? ln the d< umentary
h had been 1 ted and dlai uaaed
., . .. j;. i,. Ueved ihal the lalanda
cn annexed a. and be
H*.v. i . ai .hi \ ' annexi d now, nnd
t.v .-.,- m which exiated then for anneaatlon
had i Thai
former I refuai d to do ao waa n ?
.,,, u? ? Uld refuae
l u lt' was ? rl l< nt ,liat ? latlon waa
b?gf ? ror th i ? ? ; ?? "f :;"'" ^":*":'!;i an(3 for
M-l intry,
FLAGUE M0BTAL1TY IX B0MBA1.
U Tbe deatha froai the r- gaa
? laai we.-k numbered 860. There wera
durlng the aame n* I from all cauoeo.
?
THE IXDIAS CVBBEXCY 8CBEME.
Londotl Ja :4 "Tl ? ' '?? fir.r.nciui nr
t: ? . My. it underatai I gold wlll
i. ..,,i(;;. in conne tl n wlth lha ? i a
8.
"A- preaenl Ihere If IHtle Ukellhood of gold belng
lafgglti . indlai Oovei roeat, n'jt having
Idepted the g<M atandard. would not be 7'ni;,;'l?"!
tt :?-..., . ,. ,.,.w noti i ln gold. t ? V i
le tnat the t^M atancJarJ ahould b.
-dOMad."
YERDICT OF A Jl'TlT ON THK A-MAS8.N
OP TKURISS.
T.ondon. Jan. 1.1.?Tho trlal of Rlehnrd Arthur
I'rinco, the super who atabbed and klllod WIIHan
Tcrrlss, the well-known n< tor, nt tho stat,-" i-n
trnnce of tho Adolpht Tbeatfe on December 11 laat,
as tho lattor was propai-Wg to enter tlio building
to tako imrt In tho porformnr-.ro. of "Socrot Ber?
vlce," b"i*an to-day at tho OM Bell*** (Central
Crlmlnal Coart). Justloe ('hanncll presldcd In his
aearlet robea of offlce. Tho audlenee included many
theatrlcal peopie, though not any of tba "Btara"
wera preeent, There wera ahout a rloaen women in
tho court. At tbe wltneaa tuWc aat "Tom" Ter
ri--s. S"n i.f tbe deceaaed actor. Ho was nrrvous
and pale. Prlnce, boldly Btandlng hlgh up In iba
iio.k, ?weeping erery thlng with a r.iim p.ize, -,,is
apparent ly undlaturbed. lle woro tho Inverneaa
rnpe wh'ch ho woro on prcvious occnslons. As
the Jury was sworn *.he prisonrr gaaed nt enoh
man with tlio ateadhneaa of a rnt, ann then, rofus
inK a aeat, ho oontlnued ataadlng, apparantly tho
Iraal concer.ied person In court. Ar.sw.'ring tho
uaual questions of the Clerk, I'rlnce declared he
waa
"Oullty, wlth gront provoontlon."
Then tba pr;sont-r demanded the ns?dstance of
Queen'a Counael; but the JuJjre expl.-iined that
thla was Impoaslble wlthout apeclal lieense. Tho
Judge added that he waa entltled to counsel 111.d
advleed the prleoner to take tiio adrlce of tlie
lawyer who appeared for hlm at tho Inatance "f
liis frlenda. Juatlce Cbannell also t<>ui the prlaoner
that tiie law did not recoirnlze any such ploa ns
the one he hnJ made, unleaa he WOUld plead fOT
mercy upon lt. Prlnce finaily consontod to have
counael, and, after conaultatlon with the letter,
li" aald that, belng advleed to do so, he would
plead "Not gullty."
Tho proaecutlon thon cpenod thelr case. -\Vhon
the murder waa dea rlbed, Prlnce frequently smiied
ond wrote a number of notea to his counael, ap
parently to correct absolutely unlmportant detalla.
Tl e teattmony preaented was the aame as taken at
Bow Btreel Pollce Court when t!;.- prlaoner was
arralgned. "Tom" Terriss wns the flrst wltness.
'rt... defence alleged that Prlnce auffered in his
1 from a sunstroke an.i lhat ho recently had
deluslona,
Tlie mother nnd hrother of the prlsoner teatlfled
regardlng the .cunstroke, nnd lt dev.-loped thnt '
aaaerted that he was fhrisr, nnd thnt his
moiher m.is iha Vlrgln Mary. lt wns nlso ae
In court tiiat Princa had attacked one of Ms
brothi ra wlth a knife.
The Judge eummed np. favnrlng rrlnr-o's In
?anlty, and the jury was om half nn hour The
prl*. r waa pale anJ carvwora as ho f.iced the J
jury men.
Th.- Jury returned n vordict thnt Trlr^e was
"cul!r\ : thal ho wns aw.ire of whal he dld; but
the Jury, acceptli <? rho medlcal teatlmony, de?
clared hlm r.> be lrreapona;ble."
After hearlng tho verdlct Prlnce attempted ro
make a apeech, bul waa chockod hy tho Judge.
Th.- prisiner thrn thnnked all concerned, nt whlch
s ime applauae w is atarted, whlch was Itiimed
suppressed by the Judge.
Tho juilKinent of lhe Court was thnt Frlnoe ho
ed ? . <- rimirial lunatic durlng Her Ma
Jcaty'a pleoaure.
COXGO F-TATF TROORS! DEFEATED.
Tiinin roMMANDr.n kii.i.eo- tiaron DHANIt
HEAM a ri-MTivK r.xri:niTir?;.
Hrussfls. Jnn. II.?A letter has heen recelved
hore fr^m Vvlr-. on Lnkc Tanganylka, dated No
vember 18 laat, whlch reporta that the Insurpcnis
hnve attacked nnd defeated n detaebment of the
I'ongo Stnro troops. kllling thelr commander, north
of tho lake. H.irnn I'ii.inls. when rrto letter waa
forwarded, wns perw nally undertaklns rh" punlrivi
operatlona from Lakcndu, ln the Manyema Dis
trkt.
LORD CBABLE8 BERESTORD WIXS.
EI.ECTED TO rAIlI.UM_.NT TO SICCEED SIR
FIIANK LOCKWOOD. MnERAl..
l.ondon, July in A Patilamentary bye-electlon
was held in York ("Ity to-day to fiil tha vacancy
eauaed by tbe death of tlio ?te Llberal momi.?r,
S'.r Prank Lockwood, who had repreaented the
conatltuency Binee ivs_. It reaulted ln lhe election
of l/or.i Charlea Bereaford, tho Conaervatlvi
Llberal-Unlonlat candldate, by a majorlty of 11
voles ovi-r hla Llberal and Radlcal opponent, Sir
opher r'urnena The votlng waa ae foi low*:
Lord Charlea Bereaford, L'nionlet 5,0_9; Blr Chrla
topher Furneaa Llberal and Radlcal, 5.U48; Unlon
lal majorlty, 11.
.-*.
THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE WON.
London. .ian. 13.?In tho Parllamentary election
held al Plymouth yeaterday to mi tho vacancy
eauaed by the death on December 24 of Charlea
Harrlaon, the Llberal member, B. !?'. Mendle, Llb?
eral, polled .'.?; votea, to :..*._ votea polled Iv ihe
Hon. Ivo/ ChurehlJl Gueat, L'nloniit, h Llberal ma?
jorlty of IM \ otei
LEROTBODrS 8VCCE88FUL CA UPAIGX.
London, Jnn. 13.-A dlapatch from Cape Town
aaya thnt Lerothodl, th" Par mount Chlef of Baau
toland, hn.? acaled the atrongbold of the Maaupha
afror heavy all-nlght flghtlng and a Rerce hand
to-hand confllct, He is atlll proceedlng toward tbe
mountaln top
-4
TROUBLEB AT TIIE COTTON M1LL8.
PREPAItATIOXfl POB thi: BTR1KE nr nrErATl\T:p
AT NEW BEDFORD.
Nv if-B.dford, Maaa., Jnn. IS.?Bamuel Roea, **ct<'- \
tary of tho Natlonal Bplnners' Union, has issuo.i
a notice to all the splr.ners ln the Natlonal Union,
In It !,<? aaya:
"It ls not expeeted that Lowell wlll l.e^ln the .
flght n{,'iins*. the roductlon of Wagee Untll tho |
trouble In New-Bedford la ended. Tho apinnera In
New-Bedford voted to strlke !>y a vote of 3*-? to 4;
the weavera by a vote of c;.o to 5. The cardera nn.l
loom-llxers wlll nlso vote to stnke. 'Ihe Kxocutlve
Councll ii is declded lo aaaaaa each member of
the Natlonal Union as followa: Bplnnera, H centa
per member 111 week, and doffera, II centa v r
week per member,
"The Natlonal Executlve Councll advlse a con- |
tlnuance of the Bghl ln some one or other dlatrlct
untll rh" old prl. e has heen reatored In < v.-ry dis
tr!"t."
Lowell, Iflaea . -Ian- IS.?The statement made puh- ;
Hc hy the cotton manufaeturera in thla clty thal
tbe reductlon In wagea arhlch it la propoaed to
make next Monday would not place Ihe operatlvea
on a llat below that In effect In th.- mllla li-ro from
September, 189*. to Auguat, IB*., together with tba 1
a-ntiment eaprei ed by mule __*)"?".?*, thrir,
.... nlRh, ihat, bffora atrlklng. the I.
opt-raih "h I awall lhe outcome of tha mov? -
meni .1 Scw-Bcdford, waa the chlef loplc cf dla
,n in mlll clrcle- to-day.
1 e mul- eplnnera have made no ropiy to tho
clalm of tl"' manufaeturera, and lt aeema ro i..
ih.- I'.'.r.i! aenlli.il am mg rh.m rhat they wlU
awall the pontlnj; of the new prlcei on alonday
taklng any furtlw r a< tkm.
?
BPINKERB To BTR1XE IN PALL HIVER.
Fall Rlver, Maaa., Jan. II it was announced to
? ,t al ?? aeneral meeting <>.' the Bplnnera
Union last nlghl tha Bplnnera of tho Klng Phlllp
Cotton .Miiis aaked permlaalon to !-rrikc and II
was unanlmoualy eranted by tha union after tha
,.,-. had been heard. They aill leave thelr mllla
turday unleaa ak nl Chaaa before that tlme
. ? , !,, 1 . ?,.;. t),. c.!-l I ):? dU I'.
The oplnlon is aeneral thal ti:o actlon of tho
Klna Phlllp apinnera arlll reault ir. tha >? riki.-i*- ef
. .. ,., ,?,... ....ls mllla. suoh aa the
(iranir.- No. I. Hargravi * No. 2 and Parker.
The areavera ln the KIhk Phlllp mllla i.re also
dlacontented, and wiii hold u meeting to-morro*
ng ro dla ur- tha Bltuatlon.
BTRIKE IN A WOOLLEN Mil.I..
Provldence, H I . Jan. 11 -Tha strike at the
v, ? . ; ?;< woollen Mlll. thla clty, i? apreadlng, and
tiona polnl to Ibe cloalng -.r iha antlra ;.l.mt.
Thla mornlng aboul elghty-Bve burlere, who yeater?
day made ? lemand foi more aragea and wereprom
areni out. Superlntendenl Metealf
having refuaed to approve tbe piioea requeated.
-?
C. E. ETEBETT ACCX 8ED OF FOBOERT.
IndlanapoMa, Jnn. J3.-A dlapatch to "The 5'.'n
HneP 'rom l"ort Wayne aaya lhat Hii-riff Metch
lnl yeaterday afternooa telegraphed Iba arreel of
1; Everett, formerlj chalrman of tba Allen
Hi publlcan <'? ntral Commltti ? aad a
prominenl candldate for me nomlnatlon fpi Oov
,.,,,.,r of Indlana, on ? charge of forgerj l i>e if*.
davll waa drawn ai Decatur, Ind., to whleh ,
Everett was tak-n a prleoner laal nlK>.' "V'f*'
nara there ls nothlna in the churgt. and thai 11
is aimply an attempt to _et avea -n u i-ai i?tute
deai.
HE WILL NOT CON8ENT TO I'LATT'S
PRIMART ELECTION HILL.
N'O MEAPrrtE r.w r.\is ms APt-tOTAIi WHtCM
DOES NOT TAKH KPrBCT BETOR1 Nl'XT
FALI.S EI.EiTI"N.?-ll- FTATE RE
PUBUCAXI WITH HIM.
Albany. Jan. 1.'? (Speclal).?Oovernor Black
says he is deternilned that if any law la pass.-.i
this year for rii" reform <>f polltlcal prlmarlea,
i: r-hall he nn honeat '-rr>rt to opr-n rhe doora ro
aii votera, thal tii" pany rolla shall contaln only
the namea of persona ?-t; t it lei to vote, aml that
the votea eaal ahall be falrly copnted. li*- aaya
h" is also bound that the act paaaed shall apply
to the election of delofra'.es to the State rotiven
tlons of 1806; and Its effect not Iie postponfd to a
tiiii.. when no such great ofllce ns Unlted Btatea
Senator may l.e tho grand pri/.o beblnd the eon
test for the Leglslaturo.
There have been aevtral prlmnry rofurm bllla
Introduced, one by Benator Davla ar.d Aaaetnbly
innn Hiil, embodylng the Kentucky reglatratlon
K)*atem; another by Senator Pavey, also con*
talnlng tbe reglatratlon method, nn.l a Milrd hy
Benator Bruah. Th" bill of t:-..> New-Tork ma?
chlne, Buggeated by Lemuel K. QuIkk. and now
suppos.-d to be taking ahape in tho head of
Bdward Lauterbaeh, his not yet arrlved. The
4,iiipr*T hlll Obvlously Wlll DOt fulfll Oovernor
Black'a requlrementa, for it is to have .1 pro
vlalon that the enrolment ahall lake placa i:i
1 >? ? mb r each year. Buch an enrolment would
not apply t.? th" election of delegatea to the
conventlora >.f 1808.
Mr. Black to-day expre-s"d his dlssatl fac
tkm v.ith t!i!? feature of th" bill, and plalnly In
dlcated that no meaaure would recelve his ap
proval whlch would 11 ? >? go Into operatlon prevl
oua to the election of delegatea t" rh.- RepubU?
can and Democratlc Btate conventlona, The
rural Republicana aupport Mr. Black ln his at
tltude toward tha Qulgg 1.. 1. f'?r they nre
heartlly alck of tho tiicka "f Qulgg, Lauterbaeh
and Plati io hold fast to th- organlsation of tha
RepubUcan par'y in th" < ity of New-Tork.
Oovernor Black and a larg" proportlon of the
tip-State Republicana are keenly doFiroua of the
co-operatlon of th? Republicana who aupported
s. rh Low f..r May-.r of New-Tork in tbe elec?
tion of a RepubUcan state tlcket n<->xt fall. A
aham primary reform law, th"/ clcarly eee,
WOUld afTr.Mit this large elaaa. The Qulgg blll
in its propoaed Bhape, therefore, la offenalve t .
thein.
An honost Frimary ElectlOT! blll wlll recelve
the support of man1.- Democrata dealroua "f
building up a l.otter Democtatlc organlsation
in New-Tork Clty than that controllt 1 by Rlch
ard croker. The prlmarlea of Tammany Hall
are well known to be fraudulent, Mr. Croker'a
tyrannicai courae alnce thrr election of Mayor
Van Wyck an.i tbe nature of hts appolntmenta
have nff.nilerj many Democrata, who would
now like to deatroy the unanlmlty of the New*
V.Tk Citv delegatton to th" next Democratl"
Stat- Conventlon nn.l prevent Croker from
being the domlnatlng furco in the nomlnatlon of
th" candldate for Governor.
Neltber tbe Democratlc mnchine nor the iio.
publkan mai hine will grant a decent prlmnry
law wlthout a Btruggle Oovernor Black'a in
fluence in tho Leglalature, however, ls large,
and as he has been a prnctlcal polltioian in
Hensselaer County hlmaelf he la competent to
declde on the merits of the vrrious primary re
f'Thi bllla The memberfl of the Leglalature are
obs< rvlng with much Intereat his varlous stepa
ln thla maiter.
HEAVY BEXTEXCE8 FOR BVRGLARY.
AN A^.Or.EOATi: OP KIKETT-OKE YHATIS IMPOSED
ON POUft MEN.
Doyle.rown. Penn., Jan, IS.. Juljro Yerkc* this
afternoon sentenced four membera <>'. a gang ol
burglara 10 an aggregate <<t nlnety-one y-ars in
th.- pcnltentlary, Charlea Arnold, white, leader nf
tii- gang, waa Bentenced t" thlrty y-ars on elghl
ment, )...?? Wlllla ma, .1. in<
To ::.;? and Charlei 11 iil 1 olon d, re ????\-.--l
twenty-aeven, elghteen nn 1 aixteen yeara reapect
Ively, 'lh.- : ? ?' thla
county laal Bummer. ai. i.r.- from Philadelp .1.
*
A BOCE BARRIAGE MAY BAEE TROVBLE.
Bt'T MRS. MIX BATS IT WAS OXLT A JOKE, ANI)
HER HL'BBAND TAKE- THE BAME VIEW,
Chlcago, Jan. 11?Henry Colller MIx nnd his
bride are in Chlcago, ar r).. home of Mlx'a brother
In-law, H. o Wlljon, No. .'?;?'.; Bouth Campbell-ave.
Th" young couple were great ly p.-rmrt.. ?! by the
newa from Cambrldge, Maaa., thal Mrs. Mla a -
tii.- wlfe of Prank Parwell, at the tlme tha Ch
Harvard atudent went with her t.i Buffalo snd
?.. ? !.,..rri. d. Bul they aald the Parwell sffalr waa
a 11.k marrlage, p< rfi rmed aa a J"k.. a tel< gram
recelved from Cambrldge slleged tbat Parwell
a .uld probably glve up bla slleged wlfa nnd tiiat.
1:.. in. r n ige would be annulled.
?*Aa far aa 1 ean learn from my wlfe, and I f.-.-l
certaln thal ehe haa told me .1.1 ahe kr.owa and
remembera," aald Mr. MIx, "lh Provldence mar>
rlag" waa almi Iv .1 loke. On the evenlng of A
..:- v. ;? . 1 -.. ... Mh - M lude i:. elyn --:
:', r ,,'f Con*table Bhaw, of Cambrldge, Mai .
imong a party of young peopie at ihe home
,,.- ,,., ,,;,] gchoolmate. Krank Parwell waa her
.- the evenlng lt wa-. suggeated
thui Parwell n: .1 Mlaa Bhaw smuae the company
.... through a moch marrlage ceremony, a
. .,,.-. whose name my \\:f" bellevea, araa
Cuahman, volunteered to act as the maglstrate, and
lhe j"k- w... ? irrled out."
BABB1ED IS A 8ALOOS WIXDOW.
Crawfordaville, Ind.. Jan. 1* Mir-s Bleeta Lea
and Jamea OUl were marrled In the wlndow of a
?aloon here I Tha altalr waa rh.- ..ur.-.im.
(>< ., _anter on tha parl ol a frlend of OUl, who
volunti ered to pay all tho txp n II the coui ??
a-oUld conaent to be marrled In :i.>- artndow Tho
and brldegroom drove np to th" place In .1
t-ORCh drawn b) *l- whlte horsea and entered thu
wlndow whlch had been convTted li.1 iloral
bower where Soulre Buck pi.>un ed them man
and wlfe Hundreda of ] iple watched ti." pro?
ceedlnga from lhe Btreet.
TELEGBAPBIC XOTEB.
Cotumbue, Ohlo, Jan 1" The Anvri. nn \i tl
B.iioon League lo-daj elected 1 ie*e ohVera: I'r- -
... . Hlram Prl e, lowa; vlee prealdi nta, il;.- !:?
V.r 'i. !'? VVllaon. Waal I iglon. I?. ''.; the M i-l
,.,, |i,- john Ireland, Mlnneaota; IV. 'i'. lill-\.
; . , ,i aon ll. **j .1 ????;.?? i,i
v [ir, p S H?-1.----11. lllinoia; II ?? Rev. Di
w, it Tylei New Vork. and the Rev. I >r. N'ewman
.-,,') - ? : ? - . dei r, the R v.
1: Bu .:. Ohlo; ae< letary, Jamea L.
j\... Waahlngtcn, 1>. C; treaaurer, J. W. Cum
11.i1.r-. New-York.
, , .,,1 clty, Col., Jan. IL?Jamea Doyle, Jr.y. |.h
n .1 Andrew Weatlond were Inatantly klllod,
nnd I'.'-i I Munday probably fatally hurt, by a fall
','t-,. x In tt"- Hldden Trea fre, al Nevadavllle, two
from here. thla after:.' 1
Chlcago -Ii'' 1 The verdlct of B1.000 damatr-s
rlven to Englneer rr^d*ri"k R, KVfliam ai
ih* Chlcago snd Northwi lern Rallway for slleged
Ki.-kii-tlm- w..- lo-day sei salde bj Judge Rl
\v < -l ff r<! ai"' 0 |,w ,r!"1 BTsnted. Tl e caae waa
:?" _.jtcrowth f thi Deba atrlke. The Court h<
Improper Instructlon waa glven to tbe Jury
11, ttii- p_8lnUtTi behalf.
Phoenlx -Ha.. Jan. II -R. A. Bprecher, a banker
nf Portaae Wla., and once Repreaentatlve In Con
from a Wlaconaln dlatrlct, wns found dead In
hiabed here. Aneurlam of tbe bearl waa --?
, f d a-. ll.
1 1 udlvllla Ky., Ji>n. 11?Tba Btevenaen b|o<k
v!", ;;;.?.! I ,, nlghl Loai f. '-. partlallj cov
.' , ,. inauranci Oeorga Colllna, a Araman, wai
' ung wall and eruabed to death.
Barbourrllle, Ky., J*_U -Newa r.-..-i..-s here of
?.,,.|i.-r blood y tragfody In Mancheater, Clay
couniv on in- Monday, ln whlch ??Bob" Phllpot
snd Jamea Bundy were kllled Tha Hgbl waa the
STsultofthe kllling whlch ocrurred Ihere on Chrl
moe Day. when Phllpofa brother si . Uur*
brother **' re kllled
PhokBla UtB., Jan ?-?? An amlcable settlement
h, . been'mada betwe n the warrlng elrmeni -
.'?ro.-.i 111 lh- tot ? lo ure r ilta ln*Htut? d ...
,. _V,__, Canal < "?!. b? a 1 1.. igo trual
i,u'.Hni N'o oppoeltlon wua 1 frered to thi ??
1 .t '?' <? J Hall ta be reeelver. Appll itlon
,', been made ro tha 1 ourt foi permlsalon l 1 laaua
j_i ono in i.-.i rr ertlflcatea for tba purj ??? of ,
Uquldatloc ouutandlng jnaUitenaii.c rlalBBa l
THF. TEACHERfT COLLEGE GOES INTO
THI. I'NIVI'.IIKITY.
.VATfnAI. OtT'OMi; OF AN' ALUARCE WHtCll nAS
EXlSTiin gINCB I8M to Bl A DEPAR-_B-_!CT,
_____? THOOI Of KEDICUna LAW, BtC
At a Bpedal meetlnK of UM COtmcfl of Colum?
bia Unlveralty held yeaterday afternoon one of
the most Importanl Mep*. of recent yeara nffect
tnar the educatkmal system of thla clty was
,1 cldi l upon. Flnal actlon waa tak-n to incor
porate the Teachera* College In the Unlveralty
as a profeaalonal Bchool for tenehers. This de
, igion is tha reanll of long nnd careful conaider?
ation by tha Councll of the Unlveralty and the
truateea of the college. It la nnother Ft^p ln the
dcv-lopment of Prealdent Low'a unlveralty idea.
Though vlrtually determlned upon s?nie ttrne
ni;,i, the plan of tacorporatlon has untll now
been k'j t a peeret amonj. those Immedlately
ooncemed in lt.
Th" authorlty for yeaterday'a actlon wns
glven by the truateea of tbe roiiej-e at their
meetlng on January 8?they having then ap*
proved the plan ns propoaed by Prealdent Low,
referrlng the detatla to he declded upon to the
Unlveralty Coundl.
1N ai.LI.-N-'K FOR BBVERAL TBARB.
The fin.-ii Incorporatlon of the Teachera* Col?
lege ln Columbia Unlveralty ls the natural re
iUlt of the relatlona hltherto exlstln* between
tbe two Inatltutlona Thev have been !n alllance
for educatiorial purposea alnca Pebruary 1.
ISO.. and the preaent actlon Buperaedea Ihat al
Honc.. By the terroa of the incorporatlon,
.... ;,.. t i. iw hecomea ex-ofttck prealdent of
Tea< hi ?-' College, ai 1 tl."1 *-nU "r tne
chalra of phlloaophy and educ_t.cn and I
pgychology In the Unlveralty beo me mei
. college faculty. The Teachera' College
wlll he reprerented In the Councll of Columbia
Unlveralty, aa nre ,,n ihe other achoola of the
Unlveralty. by Ita dean and another reprea nta*
ttve elected by Ita faculty. The Teachera' Col
thua takeg ra: k aa a Unlveralty department
wlth the Bchoola of Law, Medlclne nnd Bn
glneerlng, and etudenta of the profeoalon of
Ulng, both men and women, will ln future
i?. ar, much Unlveralty Btudenta aa thoaa study
Ing for tha other learned profeaatona
When tba Councll had completed Ita aetlon
yeaterday, Prealdenl Low eapreaaed the opinion
ii.,;i t;,.. inc rporatlon >t the College In the Unl?
veralty wns the most Importanl etep jaken for
the teachlng profeaalon In this country for many
year .
By the terma of the gctlon, the truateea of the
Teachera' College are contlnued ns an inde
... |ent bemrd, :. ? for the flnanclal ad
mlnlatratlon of tbe college. its educatlonal ad?
mlnlatration. however, wlll he whoUy under the
control of Ita faculty, preelded over by Fresi
dent Low. as prealdent of the Unlveralty.
HI8TORT OP TIIK TEACHERi" COLLEQB.
The Teachera' College waa founded ln 1887,
nnd la an i utgrowth of the old Induatrlal Edu
,,,;i in?| .oooclatlon. It Bral occapled tba bulld
Ing at No. 0 Unlveralty Place. prevloualy the'
home of the l'nlon Theological S.mlnary. Ita
Orai prealdent was Profeaaor Mlcholaa Murray ?
Butler, of Columbia i'niversity. nnd aeveral of
Ua original truateea were alao membera of the
columbia faculty. On Profeaaor Butlert reelg*
nation In 1S'.M). he waa gucceeded by Dr. w???'
,; H_Tvey whoae gucceaaful admlnlatration waa
, ......d by his realgnatlon ln June laat. or.
Hervey is now abroad for reat and atudy.
ln ty,:; the college moved to IU ureseot home
immedlately adjolnlng the^o-umbTa grounde ln
One-hundred-and-twentleth-at. the land on
whleh the bulldlng atanda belng the glft of
,;..?.*.. W Vanderbllt. The bulldlnga now occu
,.;.,! by the pollege repreaent an expj ndlt ire of
nearlv *\ O00.00O, which aum waa glven to tn.
rn.tltutlon by varloua per* ma intereatei 1 ln I.
It i. ,,..f the beai houaed and equlpped Instl
utldhalnthe ?orld for the tralnlng of teachera
Ti... annual expendlture of th.lege now
Jmoun?atoal. *1^.. of wh!chaumahou
11'j.l.iMin i:- earned from Btudenta feea and ln
;..,,..:, from endowmenta, the remalnder belng
.nbscrlbe- by those Intereated In the work It
uSopedatJn early dati 1.mnlete the endow
roentby ralalng al leaat $1,000,000 more.
FACULTY OP THK COLLEOB.
The faculty of the college conalata of:
..... , , ? ,-? - ? ? ;. ,l I ; . I rmerlj ?' " ?? Calveialty
ef '' " '? ' ' r ' :" ' ' '
FRANKUN T. 1 IKER, A. _?., ! ? teeaof of BnallB
, r>v .BD K. CA_Tl_B, A. M., profeaa r of tlatory.
lilcHAItD E DODOE. A. M, peofaaaor of geography
,OHN ,- v. ..on?!.:. A. B.. arefeaact of pbyateal
Kteaea
jOHN v i ihk-'IMM, a. M. pnttnorot .tr-.
Vlltoib I'1:i:t:vman, A M. prttetpal of tha Schocl
> t I'r. ' -.
JOI1N II. RABOS, it. a. peofeaa r of maaual arta.
Tba oueatlon as to the reaponalbllltlea nnd op
ponunmeJ of unlveraltlea In the tralnlng of
s nai ,?.,,. theoretlcally aettled here and
ln Europe for nearly a generatl; n. Every lm- ;
"r an. unlveralty In the world is eommltted to |
l J_llcythal puta the profeaalonal atudy of edu
. n the ,,??? plane aa the atudy of law,
me_ic.ne. heology nnd englneer ng. Though
h.. ,? ana to carry thla pollcy mt,. effect are
noi alwaya al hand, Importanl beglnnlnga have
,..',,' made at varloua unlverBltlea In Qermany,
France, Oreat Brltaln and thla ?>untry. Pro
.,L, r Hugheg. of the Unlveralty of Walea, after
vlaitlr.g the leadlr.g unlveraltlea here and abroad,
? ,n a Oerman edu atlonal journaIfor Janu
?rv 1807 the following opinion: Of all the de
, .:.' ?'? of educatlon In the Unlted Btatea.
h.-u of Columbia L'nlveralty. New-York. la per- .
hapg the m< al aatlafact. ry. and it I? bo becauaa
of the alllance lietv een Columbln Unlveralty and
TeiS ! C <? ? ? . Th- u,.^-.:,.. ,r th
? ,,;. |? gupplled by a remarkable school of ob
wnatlon and practlce, In which the aeveral pro- :
f_?.ora are anawerable for the Ina true tlon ln ,
thelr aeveral bran. he*. The unlon of this hlghly
nrnctlcal elemenl wlth the theoretlcal prepara?
tion ejven In '?? lumbla Unlveralty makea an al
fnom ?...,; i hlnatlon for the preparation and
equipmi nt -<f th< future teai her."
.. COLD STORM IS CAUFOBXIA.
p.,n Prancla-o, Jan 13 A eold Btorm haa awept
( __ ,t. , . .,....;. g< ,?,. of Callfornla. Bnoor
ha? fal luntlea, tho aeml Iropleal belt
nol i., inc exempt. Raln, which was badly n.led,
. ,.?,'? In aulTlcli nl quantltlca to gratlfj all
, roW( r? ?f een Frnlt growi ra ara confldent
no lnj ir> wlll reault.
? -
ItlMEirs DEPARTMEXT 8T0RE F1GBT.
I r< ,j..n. ta Tho dealera ln alngle III *8 'f
tlnat the depart?
ment al The relall ? ' '
pharmaclata hav- already taken actlon, and have
.,.,, ,|( d to all oil.. r !.? to al I thei i.
A hlll 1 beforo the < Ity Councll known aa Ihe de- i
p ,.?,. ; , ttore ordlnan. ? . and tl ?? r- lall aaaocln*
movlna '?? - 're Ita ei :...?>?
have alao r ?olve?1 to .Iv. all Ihe aaslBtance |
i ,,', f,.. ,i , ; ers, which hav refus<.?
i. reduce thelr ndvertlslng ratea In accordance
w'lih tha demanda of tha department itore comblne,
BEET 8VGAB 0S A IARGE BCALB.
Pin Pran laeo, Jan. 11?"The Call" says: "A
rtm f:, .:i London announcea the success
mlaalon of Wlllard E. Qreen, who recently
wen, t0 |Surop< ln ihe Intereat of the beet-augar
gyndlcati which haa b?en negotlatlng foi landa In
,__ t_ . ...... , \ . ay Batb?factori arrangementa ',
,,,'.'? '[i,..i. . a:.d "11 th.il rm..;ll | ocurc
,', .. ...,, ,1, 't The land aecure?i emi,,, ;?.-. rn t
V' i the Oen ran h. the Bldwell . _n< . .
it. and the Btanfprd eatate, wlth other
tracta l" ?im?ll*>r '?
- *
WAST8 8KXATOR LIXD8AY TO RE81QX.
[ r... . -. . \ dtapati h t ? "The Evening
?: rn Frankfort, Kj . aa] i thai Repreoenl i
. . : ; at, , : Unlon I ounty, to-day
. , reaolutlon In ihe Kentucky Hoooa of
Kepreacntatlvea qw tlon Ing th.- Democracy >,f
i ?;?..! mu:.* Benatoi Wllllam Undaay, ?t, :
Ing hlm to r. ilgn li waa referte,i to a rnmniltte.
iv | . i, ,i ?. o ?? vote, whleh dlapoaea of n for bII
time. ii v. u m u,u beated ri_M over
tha currency nacitlon.
A TBRRIBLI JAM AS A KKSI.'I.T OF INSUF
PICIBNT AOO >MMODATION8 ?THBM
WOMEN CARRISD FROM TIIE
PLATFORM.
Whal etnolopea of *he Manhattan F.levaterl
Rallroad say Is the greateat Jam of passengors
ln the hlstory of the road, crcurred laat nlght
abotR 6:20 o'clock, at the City Hall statlon, Just
before ihe departure Of the Tremont express.
lt laated about ten minut^s, and was so "X'itlng
for n whlle that women Bcreiamed and lost th?-lr
hats and parcela, and the gunrds and other em
ployea hed all they could do to prevent a panic.
When th- crowd waa finaily set movlng agaln,
or:" woman was carried out on the west ap?
proach platform in an unconscious condltlon,
and tw> others, falnting. were taken to the
Brooklyn entrance of the Bridge nnd cared for
by the pollce.
The Jam was eauaed by the rush of nearly a
thousand peopie to catch the express, nnd the
dlapatchlng of two other tralnleada ol pae*
Bengi ra who arrlved almoat Blmultaneoualy. The
peopie who were pushing toward the outgolng
traln mel thoae attemptjng to get to the str."'t
on the maln traln platform, and becatM en*
tangled In such a manner that the etitlre mass
was panicstricken. To add to the escltement,
some of the amall boya In the crowd shouted
that there waa a HkIU, and the men pushed for
ward into tba Jam, forclng others who were
ahead "f them agalmtt the guard tails and poata.
Tha guarda, alarmed by the acreama of the
women and th" shouts and ezclamatlonfl of the
men, mounted the guardratla, ar.d by appeallng
to tii- crowd flnally aucceeded In aecurlng an
i penlng to'the .-ar.s, and eet ;!.<? Btruggllng mass
to movlng. When the platform was afterward
i!oni"d. the vlctlma were taken otit.
Tii" two women who wera carried to tho
Brooklyn entrance could not Bpeak Engllsh.
They were cared for by the pollce untll thelr ex
BUbdued, when Ihey wer" ai
lowed :.? go. one of them had lost her hat.
The other woman, who ivas faahlonably dreaaed,
was not restored for mlnutea. When she was
nb!" to walk. ahe was taken to th.- park by two
men and Beated "n a bench. Sh" sald slio
I sd een attacked by heart diaeaae in th" crowd
and had falnted. Bhi decllned lo glve hor name,
and afterward took a car for home. A nunil-er
of women who had eacaped from tii" Jam almost
entlrely out of breath were heard to ezclaim
rhat they would n<>t agaln in any ctreumatanc B
attempt to tnk? rh* Tremont express. Th*
f/uardi plcked up a number cf overshoes and
pan elfl loat by paaaengera,
PRATT8 PVRP08E MAY BE DEFEATED.
A pnWF.RFfl, LOBBT TRTINO TO TREVENT A
CHAXOE IN' THF, NAME OP TTIF. FHFFrF.RD
A8TU*M, IN BALTIMORB COfXTT, MD.
Annapolls, Md., Jnn. 13 (Spectal).?A powerful
Ichhy has been orgnnl-od. lt ls said. to hold up or
defeal a MH to ohmKe. the name of the Shepp*rd
Aaylum of Balttmore County, ro tho snepperd
Pratt Hoapltal, to comply wlth the condltlona of
rho wlll of the lat* Enoch Pratt, who loft about
9 to ti-." Ir.stltution if rhe natn? ahould ba
co changed. Th" truateea bare aeeepted nll tba
condltlona, and it only remalna for the Oeneral
Assembly to enact this btlL
In ct.so tho Leglslatura shouid fall to er.act thls
law, tha m ney wlll ko to the collateral letarJvea
of Mr. Pratt in Maaaachusetta, aeven in number.
Mr. Pratt dletrlbuted among these rclatlves short
|y before hla death t2.Kv.0C0.
Tho s.heme ls to defeat the ehnrltahle inten
tions of Mr. Pratt hy neglect of tho Leglslnture
ta peea the blll, as Mr. Pratt requtrerl the blll to
paaa at the first sesslnn after his death. N'o one
doubta the existon... of th- lobby; It ls fro.-iv de
clan l that this ls the rlcheat gol-I mlno of the
n-vslon and the po??ilblo prollrs of the J.M. nr
M. ited il ' ,000 ot even more. Tho rruste-'s
of the asylum wlll also douhile?? bo approachedI by
lobhylsta nnd asked for rnonoy to pnss ;ho mil
Their feara will ba played upon, and the streng'h
of tho oppoattlon magnlfled.
8VCCES8 OF THE FIJl EXPEDITIOX.
TIIE SCIF.N'TISTS IECUM MANT NOVEL SPECI
MEXS AND TAKI MANY GOOD
PHi ITOORAPH-.
Pan Pranclaco, Jan. 13 (Bpeclal).- Beporta from
Bydney brought by steamer show tha* rho aci^s'z
expedltion to the FIJl lalanda waa au - isfut. as
many novel Bpedmene were found and many Hna
phol araphi taken. On the Island of Toloya waa
tlie crarer of an extlnct VOlcanO, Into whl
Bteamer eould enter ar.d aall around. Two aea
unakea wera caught on th" North Aatrolabe reefs,
'.,1 aeveral llve _pe.l~ena of bulolo. or coral
worm" wera BecureJ The BClentlata, who were
taken bul by the notlves ln canoea, saw th umi Ib
of the worm., whlch are aald to dlaaolva after belng
about two hours on the aurface.
AFTER 80BB OF THE. 8EGVI UILU0X8.
A CAt-trORKIA MAN CtAIMB KEI.ATION9HIF TO
THF. BFAXIBH MtMtOKAHT TO t_OMDA.
Ban rrandaeoi Jan. IJ (BpectaD.-I- F. Clair. of
thii clty, will make a flght for the Segul mllllons
ln piortda whlch nre clalmed by Antonio Begul,
who asserts that ho is a great-grandnephew of
p* ti r Begul, a Bpanlah mlaalonary to Florlda. The
prleat dlaappeared at the beglnnlng of the con
turv leavtng thlrty Ihouaand aerea of land ln
that Btate. now worth JS.oOO.ftt). <'!alr read an ac
count' of tha estnre and of Antor.lo BegUl'a clalm.
ii.- tracea his deecent ro tho Seguis of Mtnorca,
nnd has doeuments nhowlne that he ls a dlr.-ct
desce-dnnt of n brother of Father Begul His at
ornov has wrirr-n ro tho Amerlcan Conaul at
ftflnorea and the Bpanleh Consul ln New-Tork.
Clalf" a mlnlng engln-er. His moher's father
waa a nephew i f the Florlda mlssionary.
?
YAI.E IXABLE T>> ACCEPT.
IRE DECUKE-I TO ROW COBXEU. VBVWB TIII5
coxorrio*4 impobed bt thb itiiacakb.
New-Haven Conn . Jan. II The Tale boatlng
ofljcial, to-nlghl aenl rh- following repl* to Coraell
inregard to the lntter_ reply of laat Tueadayeoa
eernmgtha trtangular ra a cballenr- aent by Tale
??Co"*eI,: New-Haven. January I* ISK
Captnta C. D. Colaon, Cornell Unlveralty Crew,
KEX8IXGT0S BAX 8TBUCE BY hIGHTXIXG.
Buffalo Jnn. IT-Durlng an electrlc storm last
nSht Harry Peckbam waa atruck by Ughtnlng at
,!,,.?; , uburb of theclty. H. wa. badly
. out wlll recover._
CAUE BACE TO UFE IX HER COFFIX.
Tokdo Oiilo. Jan. HL-Mm John Qraper, who
with her famlly Uvea aboul one mlle from rhe
East Blde dled. or was supposed to have dled,
i'-, Frlday ir.ornlr.fr. bul later developments proved
thai it waa a eaaa of Buepeaded anUnatton, brought
about by a blow on the head, dealt by her hus
| md Arrangements had been made for the fu
, eral when the woman showed inmlstakuble slgns
,'r iif'a On Frldav mornlng Oraper and h;s wlfe
u.arreile.i ar.d he jtruck har Wlth 8 club. She was
nV.oi-.lou* and lt ?;i" thought she had dird.
ahe waa prapared for burial. On Baturday after
;??;,: n about . o'.-lock algns of llfa apMared and
th* lupposed errps- arose In he.- conn. blie l_
now on tbe way to coinplete recovery.
DCBBAST8 BODY CBEBATEB.
Laa Angelee, Cal., 'an ll Tba body of w. II.
T Inirrint was eremated at tho cromatory of
Beynolda & Vnn Nuya at AUndena. to-day. At 2
o'clock th" ns!; ? were removed from tbe furnace
snd dellvered t" ,vie parenta No oaa saw the i-.
?m* >i ihe eren itory escepl tha employea aml iba
..,, A ttm peopie rathered around the out
l, . bui everythlni waa dona so quletly nnd
ulckly that thelr eurloalty waa .?->" appaaaeav
IIIBB BILT C4XIHLAN.
The KTi-Al Ellgl.sh meaao-aoprano, ?a>s: 'The Krell
nianoa are rertamly Iha \ery best planoii 1 have
ever heard nr playwl upon.#' WararaaBBa, IU -Ifth
Ave , bct. _.a and tid^Sta.-Advt
PL'DLIC DISAPPOINTMKNT OVER THB
METROPOLITAN'S DECISION.
IMPRFSSIOV THAT A DEAL HAS TiZF.S MA.iE HB
T-.vr.r:.v run manhattan and tiie stkeet
RAII.UAV COMPAXV ? WHAT THE
comramox-M n_m_c
Wh<?n the knowledge wns apread among th*
peopio of thls elty **_e* rday mornlng that tha
Metropolltan Sireet Rallroad Company had re
fused to nr.dertake th? work of bulldlng the
underground ayatem, and hai in coneequtnea
BOUnded the death kr.eli ?f any h?i.f rapld
translt for s ur.?> yeai? tl rome. the g. n-ral feel
Ing that th? newa catiaed Wgg emimntlv OM ot
dircooragement and dlaiitlafgctkm. V.r yeayg
j -f.w-Yorkera have patlently andured tbe lack of
[ adequate traaeportattoa facUltlea, relylng i.p.>n
; the promlaea held out to th"m from time to tlme
I that better means of travel ln tha metropolti
were to l?e provlded Wlthln a eomparatlvely
short Mme. F,,r yeara 'hey have pul up with
the badty llghted car% tha new lenl aervtea
ond the aah-throwlog, lli-amelllng locomotlvea
i of tfce elevated roada; th..y hn\, gcrambled
j aboard already overcrowded cara o_ the aurfact
j llnea. and hnve thought themaeivea lucky to have
| even the privllege of banglng on t,, a ati ip
As was made clear in yeaterday*a Tribune, the
| plana drawn up l,y th- I!, ard of Rapld Ttanalt
> Comm-aatonera hava recelved ? aerloua u,>w
| from the a<-tion of tha Btreet rallway company
from which there |g Httla hope of recovery.
Knowlng the anlmoatty they were called upon
to fare in the Tammany admlnlatration, the
Commlaalonera weleomed the poaalblllty of hav.
!ng the ald Of the capftal and the preatlga of
th" Metropolltan Company, ar.d I ?? | illtli al and
i commerd U backlng of the men ln It, Wltb ma h
a wealthy and Influentlal corporation wllllng
I to undertake ih- conatructl m at ihe tunn I, Mr.
< ?rr and his colleaguea were ronfident of Tam?
many wlthdrawlng its oppoattlon t,? the aAeaa,
? More than a month ago. when the Juatlceg f
: the Appellata Dlvlalon handed down their de.
j Clalon conflrmlng the report of the Inqulry OOM*
mission, there were at leaat thr - ttea of
j rapltallsts ready to bld for the contract, and rh?
I Commlaalonera wera preparad to Inrlta hida
They wanted only the favorable opinion of thi
Court to proceed wlth the work. T!.e w ,rdln|
of the opinion, however, ralpei a doiiht In lega.
mlnds as to whether the 115,000,000 bond ln
s'sted upon w? to remaln In for.-e only durlng
the penod of conatructlon or for tne full oper
atlve term. The counael >f the Board nrerg in
structed to draw up Immedlatelv an a. pllcatlon
to the Court to obtain a ? n of ihe
dlaputed polnt, when tiie Metropolltan c.-ifhpany
Btepped ln and intlmated that lt wlahad to loolt
i Into the scheme wlth a vlew to I Iddlng for the
J contract. The opportunlty wns aff< r !? d lt The
company set a rorps of er.glneers at work upon
th<- plana talked lOUdly al.out the r.ecesslty of
qulcker tr.ir.sir, nnd BUCCteded :n convlnclr.g not
, only the Commlaalonera, bnl tha public ?jene..
? ally. that Its Intentl m to bulld the r il had
i been praetlcally resolved upon.
COMMtMIOMEBI AT a STANl'STlLL.
Mear.whlle the Commlaalonera were at a
atandallll. They delayd maklng the appllca
lion to the Court. and they refWed to Invlte
] proposnls from other Mddera Tammany came
Into power, and at Ihe very Btart condemned
the tunnel plan*. Whlle the Commtsslonera
were waltlng for tha Metropolltaa people to
make up thetr mlnds. Ge tn)* J, rjnuld wa. pay*
, ing vlatta pwrely of a godal charau ter, of touiag
j ?to Richard Croker at I.akewoo., and there
were dally well-defined rumors of negotlatlirta
paaalng between the dlrectora of the two raii
road corporatlons. Mayor Van Wyck. ln hla
meaaage, auggeated that all the needa for the
citv'B tranaportatlon could be met hy the ex
tenalon > t the > xisting ayatems, and called upon
i the Municlpal Assembly to "cmpel" the Man*
| hattaa company to -ubntltute electriclty tot
ateam power. A areek ago lt was announced
that Oeorga J. Oould was on the polnt of rlgn
\ng contraeta for the Inatallatlon of electrlc mo
t:ve power. Two duy. ago the Metropolltan
directors announced that thev were unaMe to
enter Into any contract to bulld the propoaed
tunnel becauae, "the elevated rallroad empanieg
appear to have expreaaed their wllllngneaa t.
ent^r into an arrangement for tb ? eatenalon
and Improvement of thelr roada." Plral having
I driven the other eompetltora from the Sald, and
i gi-en Tammany the opportunlty ofBctally to
protest asralnst the acheme, the Metropolltaa
; n,.w wlthdrawa efTectually aandbagglng the
? hole project and leavlng the pg ,. ;,. .,f thla clty
! ln the some pllght aa before th- ?',,: uuleaion
wns appointed.
So fraught wlth slcnlftcance are th? varylng
atagea of the rarid tranall aituatlon durlng the
last month that th-- opln f ex
preaaed yesterday that the whole t'.ing Ib the
reault of a deal between the muntdpal govern?
ment and the companlea P ' ? ? I *
gulaa their f.'iimr that the Metropolltaa "_a
never really alncere in its profa aaa d ?!? alre te Md
for the road. For aome tlme we||
known that the surface n ad compan) baa i
anxiotis to mak-> aom?? aaa rk,ng ar?
rangement wlth the Manhattan people, lt haa
[ been admltted that tha only obeta<le to tba
i pletlon of such an underatandlng -.'.as that the
terms ..ft'-red !y th- men ln the Cal.le Hulldlng
wre nol aulBclently temptlng. it la .?aid that
the prlmary purpoaa of openlng negotlationa
wlth the Rapld Tranall Board aaa to fore*
through the fear of poaa tltlon. the
handa of Meanra. 0< old and Baga ll la th mght,
too, that whlle the latter were auppoeed t.i i.?
esceedlngly naar lo the hearta of the Tammany
leadera, lha Metropolltan offlclala bad an >\n
Btronger hoid upon the?r gffectlon and that lt
waa malnly awlng to ?.,,- gentli pn mptlnga that
came from the bulldlng at Houaton-at. and
Broadway thnt Mayor Van \v>,i< pul tha claaaa
regardlng the uae of electriclty In his miaaaga.
Put however that may be, tbe opinion waa
general In weU-lnformed clrclea that tba Metro>
polltan Company had forced tbe Manhattan to
i t:... klnd of ggreemeBt, and. having accon*
pllahed this. tbe neceaalty f<>r tiv tunnel "Maff."
us it was called. waa at an end In Wai'. Btreat
and ln transportat:on <?'.'???? it <a i ?- '.d
yeaterday that tba Bapld Tranalt Commlaataah
era had been decelved by lha donbla deallng
of the Metropolltan Company. and that a deal
ha'i been made between th- tw,, eorporatlooa of
which Tammany was awar. Kot only la It
looked upon as certal.i that gucb an agree
ment had heen perfectad, bnl it was thought
tbat thls waa but th. prellmlr.ary step to an
ultlmate comblnailon. or worklng aUiaact, of
all the rallroad Intereete in tha City. LlTorta,
lt was aald, were belng mad ? to J",n the Hrook
lyn companlea, and what w |g m..re probab!". lt
waapolntadOUt, than tnat there waa aome deep
i. concelved movamantafoot to oombiM ail the
' numeroua roadf m the tnlarv i eltj! once the
New-Tork lines had baan margod. and then
thOM ln Hrooklyn. lt arooM WlOW almost a_i a
natural eonae^uence, wlth the layln? down of
tracka acrogg the Brldge, that the twn groupa
?hould unlte at no great dlstant tlme.
WOKKINO IN 11AIIM"NY.
Colnddent wlth the Metropolitun'a letter of
' refuaal a notlca waaaanl oui to property-ownafg
la the old anmxed dl-incl. aigned by Mr. Vree
land and the prvsldcnt of the Thlrd-ave. line
statlng that th,e two companlea had aettled
, th.lr dlff-iencc., and tbat aonre of the new

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