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PRICE THREE CENT8.
yfiAlSOn MANAOBM OF STATE
j-pAI.,-.T'P PIPCl.nSt'RFP MADE?
FT-OTS TO B-QCUR1 HIG AP
[pt uiiikalB to THr TKtnt->nc.|
Aibary. J""" ?> - The effort belng made by
?ii m J Morg-UB, the Ptat- rontrolk-r. to cut
n letdlesa eapeadtttrrea ln the State ohari
?V _. ? apaearf to be int?rferinK with
?*" _t. ? . ' the local manairers of some
' ' '.,., na to such an ext-nt that they
0 ?-. wish to oontlnat longer ln the servlce
. mo-th ar a malority of the R.ard of
- Btate Refonn?torjr for Wnmen,
Hl).. krremer Rortaerelt, n"t at
thls actlon nf the manajrers,
fl'ed tba recawil place* at once. Now the man
_.t._v ? thi Weetern Houae of R-fuge for
v .. \ll.i <n. have reeigned Th-ir namea
??,.. | _4| r, of Alblon; Edward c.
_...k,. Clan M Waterman, of
_,bifi: ra- _ F'-e. of Rocheater; Ira
T.war - of Hadley. and Dr. Edward Munsoti,
, _,. ? [t - .. ao r-p.>rt-<l tlT.it the tnan
? ? Hocne f'>r the Hllrid, at Ba
la . reeiga tha-i placea, an.l. in fact,
_-e ef the memben Ol the _-J..a'd tUM already
Moraaua to-day said hla attctiti->n
to the letti oa of
rtie Board of -laaaaanra ?f the Weetern House of
Refuc- ai Albloa, and the rarioua newapaper
n htm in re'.atior, to his dlffereaeea
_.,,h :, ra, and he thought both worthy
?farepl] from him. li. a ?tatemeat taaued re
fard.- - l J' *? he p* ?
Tf,^ nagera tn their latter say that "Re
haa a en ri: to prac
ol of all ii. .?'??vs. ? xi-i't
egal n Juatlflcatlon of thlo otate
I tbe carpenter waa
in the case are that the Western
- Women la i in all and
. Initltutlon, and then
? in th- Controlli r*i mlB
the necessity for thi art< ady
f a ? :?? ln fact. It was
any IntelliRent obeerver that he
?k for hlmaelf In ord
I was done wltb rel
ab matter untll a chaug, v, as made m tl
The api of a
as thought hy the i rre
e at Whlch to redi.
f.".i> a month. This rate s-erned ?
r^ndered, partlcularly in rlew
raontb ? the rate allowed
? :nsari- hoffpltala of
_jp v- | . | BBON ? .ulred
tt th. rr. than a' '
rr.AVF.I.T.INT, AT THE BTATE*! EXPENBE.
The manar-rs further complaln that "we are
. the Controller tha;. th- Apprr.pnati'in
,. ? notifled to meet the l ? ?? r and
a: d of Charitlea." arlll b? allowed.
n of law. lt? T>assa*e he. ame
/ .. r.f the fact that th- mai
Btltuttona made t.airs through
- expenae, on the ground
re to the boalaeaa .>f the
tlone. an. also for the reanon that it has
ef <*-rta!n laetl-utlone to kt-ep
. i .f th-ir manaK<-rs in Albany the greater
ohbylng in the interest of
ttroiier's "mtarfterenc*" ln thls
aaa etmply to notlfy the institutions of
i . ? ; -hat th,y mignt nm Ignorantly
- tnager? further onmplaln that ',we muat
ii. foy rnme verv resp.onsible positlons men of
i ? wt knem n thlng, except tha*
IMaed an exam ? the proper aul
alnt 1? almeri nt the c\\
Hona, irhJch have rer. ? ?
i?er. made applicahl* to the charltahle Ini
lon_. . ? ' ' ",t'd lri an"
i that Ihe pei ; e of 1 N""w'
ferk aaem to have accepted the principlea of
; - - - ? rm, and that their latest de
nands are for a. more r.Kid appllcation .,f I
rather than a return to th- old
r ? r**Tent.
ery rtiu'-h as If the appllr*atlon of th
- ruies in the matter of appolnt
inptltutlon. the curtallment of the
. -.... f tl ? agera, to
?*? fa^t that the Controller has
rtrenu . - ated that not more than current
? 'd for <c.ipplies for the Inatll
? t.hat has greatly disturbed the eal
.- - ha# bad
r - ? do vAirri the r- - than any fan
? >f their lei^timate r -
. ?r rjnlofl aad Advertlaer" an
- .nation of one of the Board of
ar-York State Instltution
nd at Bauvta, irea ln coa
that it would not be si.-prlslnK.
1. if the whole
. ? at at Alblon, on a^
? ?.Tieridiir.g" of the said Ptate offl
ra rRicE;-* for coai*
Ty. . j- which conatltutea the basls
ii tha that the fl
refuaed to ail..w the inatitution to paj to
the manag' ment inslstr-d upon
, regarrll-ss of the reanonable
- ... ? : ht tak:iT- I -
acbool is ? P*n?p laatltotlon,
requlrWM to pay trlbute to
The report stated further that the Fatavla ln
ttltul 110.00U for bulldlng
ear '!1- >Mt waF h*r0' ..
$:;:><*< more for "er-ulpment.
| amo:nt waa approprlat-d. ar.d
lf a thlrd approi ? ' would
uv? ? efore the i rmnaelum will ?
? 1 of th's Insti
Ippropi tde a dletlnci ai
Ir.g v.. tween thi ig?*? on th<
? r, thr* Coi
1 . 'haritlen on tbe .th*-r that tn?
R ? .nstruct the bulldlng and gQUlp
rd of < hari
revent the Leglelaturefrom
n thla way. resulting ln a uh
ind that m
I tbeli frienda ? ehaii - ?
flore^ ? n ,,|.,i,i talk h
? ? -
? n th.* ?ympathetlc _"?*_n
. parta of a well mat
? >hC 'iV?rtrirnW of
- mn H" *h'
he merlte of the 1- ?
.. . ? . . -..,--. Mi
fetrd, j ra of aome
? ., rb- clasa d^
. . - le ex
The -a' reaeon for thla notbuiwl r*f indierna
rtnre v. ith the manajre
tt^nt - -,use man
lg-n vprl to a consldernt
? .,..,,-. the ti
i!.apr.ror,r1?t.- publb funds ll
the ... -.m of Btate aupervlelon naa
i n '; ' r?ted twi _2"'?
would havi "*'? !2
"x ptoplc ,.ta . tatti aa would be ia a
?rhetteri ? r'rr*
^PH.ha.vts . . RAIBI MUCr-B
The idea rally pn imlled ln the
1 ..f publd instltutlona thnt 'h-i
' legi'irnate P|under for th- -"^!ltv_*nt^
il ot th- B at?
**? aaatlaa. ? .,?, ra?gard to th
... m the paat m*-rrhan ?
* fh- loealtty have comblned and divid-d tr.<
tutlot ?' . ?ce_a of tne
jn-r,. J.lnrdand forcefl
g*__P?i >h?i . Of nie*at at thr
__Khe?. ri,^ t,-,.vaUln>f for th>. h-gt: plan? for
'?.........oi ua I'-.- .*?
A CRITICAL POINT IX THE RACE.
Just after taking the lead, at the first (windward) mark, the Columbia's jib-topsail bursta,
SPANISH HEROES FREED.
RELEASE BY THE IN?rrjBOENT_l OF THE
MEN WHO GARRISOXED B_LER.
THE Pir-TrRF?0T'r T.TTTT.F. BAND REACHEB
Manlla, July 7. 7 a m. - The Bpanlsh onmmls
sloners who went to Tarlao for a onnferen' ?
Auulnaldo rv-rardlns: the rorrender of the Bpan
Isti prisoners ln the hands of the FlUpinoB re
turned here last nieht. Chalrmaii Del Rl? nf
the mmmlpsirin said the reUa.se of all the prison?
ers had \>oon practlcally arrar,-:ed for, hut lt
would r>*> necessan to consuli the Bpanlsh Oor
ernroent before tbe auxrecmenl could be ri
He declined tn grlve th- terma of the arrane-e
ment, or to say whether these contemplated a
ransom. He aaaarted, however. that Affulnaldo
had already Issued a de -ree for the release of the
civlliaa offlclala and the slck sol I -
The eommlBSioners, wlth the remnant of the
Spanlah jrarrlson of Baler. on the <>ast ?08
Luaon, and a number of r-lvlllan prlsoner?
eseorted by Pillplno soldlers from Tarlao to the
Amerlr-nn OUtposta at Pan Fernando, and came
to Manlla hy the ntpht traln.
The heroep of the lonp defenoe nf Baler, where
rh* SpantardB resisted an Inrorgeirt Bleg '
m- r* Than a year, formed a pl.-turejvjue hand.
I.ieutenant Martln. the only survlvlna offiVer,
marrhed them throuerh the atreet?. There are
onlj' twentv-two, and most of thern are nr-re
in faded Miie cotton uniforms and red
shlrts. They are barefonted.
A crowd of BpanlSrl men and women em
hrared them. weepinp and phoutlne* their prslsea.
They tell a remark ?' It afrpaaxa that
the captaln several tlmes prop4_sd to BUlTender,
hut the soldlers refused. Finally. some months
zxc bi ti ? rai*e a whlte flac. Thereupon
Lleutenant Martln kllled hlm wlth his own
Thetr food s';pr!y cav?- out entlrely a week
?go. and thev Burrendered tr. the Plllplnoa with
all the honors of war They were allov.
keep their arms. and thoy say they maurched
fr<>m Baler, wlth a Ptllplno *so..rt and r-arrvlne:
runai thr'.uR-h several lnsur_renl camps. ?
where beln-r chwreo and ftted.
WBITE CAP8 AT WORK IN JERBEi
FIVK MABKED MEN WTHIP A TOtTXCI MAN
RETURKIN- HOME WITH TWn OIRl_1
New-Brunawlck, S. J.. Julj 8
Smlth. a young man of nid Brldffe, whil- re
turninc late last nltrht frorn a plcnlc at '?'.
Inarton Park wlth two glrla of waa
lialted hy flve masked men. ?hn whlpped him
and 8truck one of th- glrls, Thej earl the har
ness off the horse and arracked the earrlage.
Bmlth tora one of the masks off and ron,,K.
nized several of Ihe srang. which waa com
Of .lamesburn. jroung R_n who res-r.'ed
b_ attentk.ns to the glrls. Smlth has BWOrn
out warrants for hls alleped assailants. but re
. the nam-s of the pirls or the
Bl LLET PROOF CLOTB.
CmCAr.O MAN Al'I'AHKNT'.Y BVCCUmTVl IV
BH INVKNTI' 'N
Chl-airo J ? -al)-?Jaaasa Mnrkham BSO
retsry to ''?- af al P Uca Klp ??> at<
tarjret Biadi f a abeet of ' th to-d*l Bl v I*
ph-Bt. and flr-d a atns;la ahot at 11 '
- Tha r.uiiet atroch The cloth aqoarelr,
reboundtne. atroeh Markhara full in th* for*
Bvrsd and f*ll t'. the floor an'
burst from the w-.un.i Ha 4*^ aaalate.1 to hla
?) UBeSa 10 a nelshtiorlns ??? ator* where
I hla wound waa -IBSBlB, ?nr! he waa iw.in ahia lo
return to the B4T_M 0. hls BM-4_t A B_abar
of pollcemen flred volleya ffsaa Mf ra>atahasrB
,,h For flfteen mlnu"
lt Bnd when the amoke had clear.-d BWS] tt,.
inth' hnni frsa from ...-rforntlnns A llttle man
. i iratched the ahooting iv-.-ame wlki wirh
r''" ? ' ""th was Becaared ta ba butte.
r and the llttle man. < aatsatr Eag - -
,r''"h.ir ot the method of m_k.nK it Msrkha_, too.
wa. aa^flerl. A H.t.e lower." he -ald. >_6. I
wouid iiMVo loat aa eye.
THE CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
ORDER FOR ENLIBTTNG TEN sUBGlMENTS
THE NEW PLAN A OREAT BfPliOVEMENT
OVER THAT OF LABT TEAR BEVEM
MORE COteONELB AND SEVEN
TBT TSt-aOBAI- TO THB TRIBINF. ]
Washington, July 6.- By tbe Presidenfs di
n Adjutant-iien'ral Corbln ti
? -??. Ordat No l__. calling Inti ? i -"
n-<_ iy flfteen th'.usand volunteera for tton
the Phlllpplnea The plan foi sra at
to State mllltia
has been cu_refully ,
- >n t.-. av^i-I the . ntberra.ssmente
encountered so frequently
lleved by Army offlcsTa ol e to mark
a notahl* advance toward -
qulckly calllng to the Bupport of the Executlve
ln a National er? -
'.imited ln di'iiensf'.ns only by the ntimher of
m*n ln the Unlted Btatea 1] .???? of t.*arln-r
armi. or the nurnher the Oovernment wlth Its
immense resourc.-s is competent to equlp. It ls
...1 to embody ai! tha advamtages of th?
?-.. st Europeevn ayatams without their cnmpui
Sr.ry whlch WOUld be repugnant to
TEXT T THE ORDER
The order. " mj ared wltb thoBe whlch at the
outbreak of war with Bpaln wi i y In
- ied onlj '
beyond reci^gnltlon, la a model of mlll
omprehenatvenesa lt reada ns foll ?
Inaton. D ?'?. July .'
eral rulea are pr<
Mr by the i j
aOjui - offloe,
il . ln'" regln ?
? ind 12
of the '?
:',:-? 32 ' ...
, ,r ?. . .....
-. - durlriK t ? -
Amer' ? ?' _ ,,,
6 aer I "?? l.'-tfulnr Arm> wln
iraed a ? '
? r rejcinicnta.
?nk- I ? ' *r"1
ill other r- ? ler th*
Ire Except in ?
Ir vlew of th- aervlcs
Biraenta ar.n th* cl mai
? llfled wlll he, ap
T, .. ....... ? . ? ? ? mc'l.-nl offi -er*
' _ "*'
ii ' ruttuu tiv-r*
,1 of recrulTa at th* n -
mroa ndlns I
? "' :,r"1
. mental and rnrnla
it, n.-l ataff and 'n'';hr_
. il] ba awerned bv th*
! Arrr,". r.-cil.r _
rerlmeat ao nrnnlaed arlll for_purpe
diiclpllnVand aupplj be B-bJact to the order* of
the rommai - - -ral of the "' ?
BTOiia ls located. and the resi
irtmenl or. hi* arrna.
n rlrnental rsndaan -
rejrlmenta of Infantry Unttad Statea Volun
teera Wlll be ..rar?nt_-?l ?-* fo_WWS:
Twenty-alxth at PJattabura- Bat*l_rka. New
Tweoty *??" tr. al Csmp Mesde, Pennaj eanla.
Twentf-eta I ,n'*
.-m *? E..n Bh< rl lai. nitnola
Thlrty-ftrsl al For- Tti mai Kentucky
Thlrt. -aecond at Kor' l.e.. vet * o> th Kanaaa.
Thlrtj-thlrd at Fort 8am Hnuston. Texaa
l 4,184.108.40.206. d ua Pmur _.
FELLOW FEVER IX PORT.
TWO OENXrXE CASEfl ON BOARD THF.
i RAX8PORT M'F.F.i I Iv*
DR. DOTt RAi THF PATTFVTS RTTH Twn
?'OTHF.R IU8PECTB, TAKSH TO IWIN
BURNE ISLAND N'1^ DANOER
VThen the T'tVte<i Btatea tran=port M^lellan
arrlved at Qoarantlne fr m
rday, her sure-enn reported that there
m fever on I
tj. iitl.I ?' ! ? -J made ? e-tamlaatlon, aad
found that l ? I ? *a-nga?r_4 Mlaa I
Clendenaln and <"'?=rar F Laekey, were luffer
from genulne yellow ferer Th- other pa
? .1 hn Fergtwon, a '-lisrharsred aoldler, and
John Tldwarah, a togboat captaln. had not
slrk lonir enough for hlm tn /ie'?rmtne
the character of thelr lllneaa. The four pa
tienta -; lalaad.
Wh?n they were taken from the \<
Mlss T. C Clendenaln aaked permlea i
,nv her slster and rare for her duiing her
lllneaa, and ahe ?a* allowed to _
T.ater in the day three nurs-s. two woraen and
one man. were sent from Bellevue H apltal to
| upon the patlents.
The crew and other passensrers on the Ifc
in Were sent to Hoffmai where
? talned untll the veaael has been
... ? aad dlalnfected. Then 'i1**' wM h
taken on board pcain. ani will remaln there
, new r-ase*
, Dr. lebeen ae
.- pal -its were l? lated from the
lennln. who waa accompanled by w^
- - |||M i. C nenrlenm, on the
the dauKhter of the f
ln charge at Bantlago, * ?
? -,. it is aaid. told the aurgeon of the
? he had not aeen hei
- l but twi
Her ettach la mlld ln cl
Itld tn be inipr...
Dr Doty > .-:..? aupply of serum.
... the two :
,c not yet ; ? ? The
nln and Mr Lai
the aerum. Ther.- la ao fear of yellow
reaching th'- rlty, I" Doty aaya, ?
mtlne rule* are aufBclently sm.-t to prevent
ectually. __ .
\rr,..nf, the other cahln pa?sengers were Major
.1 T Knlght. M. and Mra Navarre and two
ehlldren Mr Blefort Mr Campbetl, Mr ;
Mr HaakelU Mrs. Bhrlner and A Leaer.
Waahlngton, July 11 The Marine Hospltal
Ferriee ta of the oplntoo that there is ao canaa
arm in the arrlval of the tranaport Me
u .. ith y. Ilow f-\-r aboard The fev-r un
doubtedly d-v-i.-r-d afrer the reaeel left ruha,
aa otherwlae thoae lr.fected would have been ?.
talned Fever ships have arrlved frequently at
but. owlng to cllmatlc conai
t'lon- there Is no ri?k of an outhr-ak nf yellow
: be the .-ae- ? 8 IthtTB DOrt.
var ln helng at the .juaranttne statlon the
; la etactly where she should he to min
FKVER CAMBB AT HAVANA.
Ha.ana. July & Two cajae-, of yellow fev-r
have beea repo-ted to-day. on** of the patlents
ls an old Bpaalah woman. who has heen In Cuba
for two yeara, and wlth her the dlsease ts tn a
mlld form. The other rwe ls that of an Amerl?
can. wboae ?ymptoraa are snii d-.ut.tfui. a_
thougb it la bellered hy Burgeoa-Major Darta
snd other offlcera tr he yellow f-v-r Both rases
v?r- it? r.v-r-d ln a had part nf the clty. whlch
is hut llttle frequented hy Amerlcans. Hurgern
MaJor I'avis doc* not belleve there ls much dan
g-r that the dl?ease wlll spread. He saya that
at this tlme of the year there are alwavs a few
ra.es of the fev-r Every etfoCt will he made
to prevent Its Increaee. Oeneral Ludlow ls sat
Ipfled thal H ha tmposslble aa yet to keep yellow
fever oal f Havana. and eapeclal'v MCh dia
trlcts aa that at the southem end of OB.al-1
rt BtfU no alarm is felt by the authnrttie*
The health nf the troopa la remarkably gn^d.
and make* a better ah'-wlng than at ordlnary
a the T'nlted Ptates
1 TH Iie--n-entxado" a.cusee General -Oaxlmo
r,nmoZ of plotting to overthroai th* Oovernment
n Pom:nso It says:
Havine aband>ned the hope of becomlng the
head of the .'uban Uepuhllc. Gomez Ib con
ng with dlsr-ontented Domintcans. amone
whon - pa-itlcrn who ls n.iw lni H
I - ? . nrgaafaing an espedltlon
ccmpnsed Of former American *n* ?"**",?*;
A,.rl - n-mlniro. klll Pr-sldent
r.rocjalm f>m-?* Plotator w .?
are Inforrned that Gomea. thmish an oWImai. la
of nflnltely mora ralue 'han all the Domlnican
generals put toaether.
It ls Bcsrcely necesssry to say that thls story
ls srenerally d;?oredif*d
Bj has formed a Hvil P*rvlce
ng of hlmself. th* PeputV Col
. rs must pass an examtna^
the Board. befora
se u'r ng pla n tl tomi k - e
a _w Ib about to be Issoed restrtcttng tha
taking of apongea ur.de,- forty ????*?*?; "Jj
h?n ?ron_-ers complain strone.-. -? trardinc M
f Na^S vessels. snd agunboat wlll
..,-1 for to protect 'he Industry.
PEXTHS OF SOLPTERS TS CTJBA.
?v , .rjerera! Bm^k- Bl Havana
? - ? tha Wtearh-f Bat of
Major Paul ^^'^nTrT
. .,: Prtvatea Bdwart Haenpera;.
HobpIi Frederlek 8 n* 5th [n?*n?_
A. nth in
rth-Cueasdos: Prlvste "Tllltam P. Trout.
Compani B, Tth Csealry. f-BflhOt B
.rrment haa h?en id- '?*d of the
deftth Bt Sanfiaico of I, .' " IghllB, VoU
- .- .; Corpa H? -?>? a rlctln of yellow
ROERs: MAKE C0NCE88T0N8.
THE V'-)r.K5RAAP. IV BECRET B_MtfON,
A'lRFKS TO BEPORM1 IN THE
Pretoria. Transvaal. July fi?Tha Volksraad
sat !n secret aeastOU to-day. Presldent KnlR-er
frOBB the Oranne Fr*e State
It is understood that an aexe*m*nt waa
?-d to jjrant th* fran.-hise imm*dlately to
all settlers prlor to LBBO, and to other clauaBaa of
Bta wlthln seven years. the naTuraJlzatton
clause to be optlonal.
These prr.posals wlll he d-bat-d ln open sea
Althoua-h Slr Alfred Milner. on behalf of
Great Rritaln. demanded at the Bloemfontetn
epnce that a residence of flve vears should
he a quallflcatlon for the franchla* It is ^1'eved
that the terms said to hav- been ^^ "P?
to dav in th- Volksraad mlaht be a-c-.'able to
he Outlanders if BUltable suarant-es were
Klven for the ex-ition of tha prr.rn.sed reform.
RRITISH OFTICEM ORDRRBD TO (___,
London. July 7. "The Tlmes" thls mornjna.
announcea that several ofrWrs. !n.-!udlnr Br
ret-Colons! Rohert Btat>hsnaoo Bmyth Rad*n
Powell commandlne the fVth Prsiroon Ouards.
,:r i.ord Edward redi .fifttt son of the
Marqula of Salisbury). of the Orenadiers. and
Ueutenant the Hon. Ale*rnon Henry rharl-s
Hanr.ury-Tracy .second son of Baron Suddeyi.
o- ,h* Royal Horse Ouards. have h*en ordered
to proceed to South Africa to nrganlie the resl
aB well aa the pollce and local forcea. at
vari-.us potnts on the fmntler
tddlttonal aervlce offleers, ??>? l";
Times' are llkely to he BSSlt out durins .the
ne? few daya; and th* rommander-tn-Chlef
Jen ensa.ed ln completins the composln?n
arid organt-Uoti of a lortor tor'* whlch lt ertU
**. ne.vi.Mry to d.spatch Bhould the negotia
tlona wlth th* Transvaa! fall
XE1THER PWE WILL YIELD.
SI.IOHT PROflPE^T OF ARRANaiNO AN
AI.A5KAN BOUMDART IJ0IWJ1 vivendi
Wash.naton. July H- -Ambaaaador Choate and
Lord Sallshury are aJmoat tn a BlBBlink over
the modus vlvendl flxlng the Alaakan houndary.
Neltbar aid* wlll accapt the prorlalonal llne
?uBia3Bl1 hy the oth*r. the Canadiana demand
b_i th* lnc!usl.,n of the Porcuplne country and
the Amertcenfl the projectlon of the houndary
llne Bortbwsstsrly from a pulnt two mllea above
Y1CT0RY FOR COLUMBIA.
THE NEW BOAT WINS HER
A REAT TO WTNPWARD T'NTlER PnTI*
rn.TIFJ*- RKTTFR HANDI.rNG AND
SOME IMPinYKMLNTS IN HF.R
IAILI LIKFI.V JO MAKI A
For the flrst :lme sln< e she left the ways nf
the HerreshofT's wnrkshop the rolurnhla waa
put upcn trial >vst*rday. It ls true trrat In the
waters around NV<* port she had one or two
brushes with the TWender. the old champlon,
whlch aucressfully frustrated Lord Dunrav?n ?
designs upon the Amerlca's Cup ln IflM, hut
these meetings were hardly more than mere
criises. arranjre.i for the purp..?e of ailowirg
the Polumbla to flnd her set legs. and ao In
formal as to atlow of no estlmate bein* made
of the reiative merlts of the two hoata. The
flrst real tesf came yeaterday, when the '^n_
lumhia and Def-*nder were pitted tngether upon
a trlangular eourse of thirty mlles. starting
from and flnlshina: at Sandy Hook Llghtahlp.
The n-w l.oat, all things considered. acquitted
herseif |n style that augurs badly for Slr
Thomas I.lptnn's ambltir.n. and assured thosa
Who saw her performance that the mililonatre
h tea mcr.'hant Is not likely to succe?d
where so many of his omintrymen have falled,
T'ner- is no undue bomhast in saylng thla much.
In the ahs. nr- ..f ofrVial timtng. lf was vart
ouslv flgured o?l that the fYlumbla beat tha
Defender yesterday In anything from 140 to
.', 50 mlnut-s.
Oreat as is that achlevement on the part nf a
new ra.'er agalnst a seasoned craft and a crew
whose mutiial experience enahled them to work
togetber llke so many mechanlcal parta. tha
C ilumbla by no means show-d her fullest e*.
paclty yeaterday Bea dea belng -xtremeiy un
lucky at more than one polnt of the contest,
her sails admlttedly did not flt well. The -x>
perta who followed tha race were rjuick to nh
seive faults in the cut of her mainsall and
? | faults whlch wiii he reaaedted mf
fore she sails against the Def-nd-r agaln u>*
tnorrow at the Larchmont reuatta
Asrain. aft-r passlng the rirst mark. the Po?
lumbla lost around in conaequenea af the fall
ure ro shak- the Jibfops.- i| clear. .nd Jusr be?
fore the yachta croeead rhe flnlshlng llne it ta
estimat-d that the Defender. then a lonir dla
tan.e in the rear. aalned somethlng llke a
nvnute by h-r good fi rtCM tn flrst feeling th*
impetua of a suddenly rtslng strong wind
In summinu up th- dedurti .ns to b- -Irawn
from ? tussle. yachtsmen gave it aa
thelr ODtnlon 'hat HerreshofT's n-w crearp'n.
whenVroperly runed up and her sails adjusted.
would prove the superior of the Defender hy
fully rive mlnutea on a slmllar eourse to that
followed yeaterday And nowa-la.s. wltb yarht
buildinsr brought to the pe-fernon that lt la.
flve mlnutes mean a great deal
Ten years ago. wh-n the Vnlunteer beat the
Mayflow-r in the triala by ten minut-s. that
was looked upon aa an eminently aatlsfactory
performance, but tt would be tncomparable, ao
cordine to th? opinlona gathered yesterday after
' the race from old yacht.na mer. to aee only a
; five mlnutea' vtetory nf the Columbia over the
Defender. Some people were inciin^d ta lt
downcast last night hv th* narmw marjrin that
t^eparat-d the two yachta at the finlsh And yet.
when the Defender flrst met the Vi^llant tn the
prelimlnarv spins. she only heat her competltor
by about three mlnutes. but for all that Val
kyrie III was obliaed to depart for home wlth?
out the much coveted cup in her locker.
Aitogether. th- enthoalaata who went down
the bay yesterday are well satisfled w:fh the
new fli-r. apd behere that she may .afely be
trueted to uph^ld the prestiae which thls coun
try has retalned slnce that famous vlctory of
the oid Amerlca some forty yaaia a*o.
r.T.r.OM AT THF1 BTART.
To acr*ommodare the memb, rs who wi?hed to
be present at the flrst appearance nf the Colum?
bia. the New-Tork Yacht Ctab charte*-ed ?-?
Pepheus. the same steamer that took the cluba
(Ueata down the Bay when the Defender made
h?r fjrat bow to the vachtlng publi" Wh?n.
iust after 9 80 o'clock, the repheus eaat f,
i ih?r? Wa.re probably nor ? s<-ore out nf th- foar
| hundred nr more peop.te on board who had any
1 Mngntnc eapectatlona of seejng a fully sailed
out race At that r ivr the atmosphere ?al
and heavv, and with no' enough wind to
ra;se a penny Wte Olooroy todeed wre the
prognoatlcatlona heard on all sides as to th*
| outlook for the day, bUt snme ot the oM ral'8
nr board. after a alar.ee at the lowerlng e
just smlled ar.d told thelr aelghbora thit ??
of an hour or two there wottld be i M n
to arhlatle for wind And. as It turn?d oat later.
they read the tklea falrly well The trlp of the
repheus down the Hav was made ln COB |
with two or thr-e acore of craft of all
makesand eoloro, ladea wtth paaaangera i * -
to make the aequalntance of 'he aew proteetor
of the Nation's yachting honor All of them
made for a common meetlng polnt a' the grot
land Llght.h.P 1-ong before the llghtahlp came
tn sight the forapart of the Cepti
ed with enthus.astic yachtamea and ? l
ardent yachtawomen tager to obtain a flrst
g, -,pse of the two racers. whleh had
from thelr moortnga off Tompk:' I in
the -arlv hours of the morntna
Probably aot half ? f the men an-1 women who
were peering wlth strained eyes thrOOgh th*
mlsf knou th- diff-ren.e between a snmnaker
and a eaBtreboard, bal that dld not tend tn
the ie?,t to abate thelr ardor They were aaal u?
cheer and admir*. and MM h unimportant con
sid-rations a.- technlcal ri-tais wer- net to atand
in the way of their patrtotiC demonstratl.ms
RAIN iTOFPBD THF H?BP_JCTI<M*
It was not until the OepkunM rame w'.tVn
about half a m.ie of th- lightship that the tWO
ya.-hts came Into v)ew. and then t-MOat blrfora
a satisfacoo- InapeetloB could be mad- af therr.
as they la> under n-arly ba.e p, les bealda their
tenders a beer, raln s.juall came on and htd
them fnr the tlme belng entlrely from sight
With the eomtn* of the raln what little a ai
there was at that tim- drrpped. aheraapoa J.
Flerpont Morgan'a >acht. the Coraalr. earnrtag
? meho-aoa Kane. Chaatai onswoid and Inrlag
Grlnne.l. the Regatta Commlttee. ho.s-d .*.
nals ch.nglna- the starting polnt to th- Handy
Prnceeding lelsurelv ln the w.kes nf the flag
.hip and the excurslon steamera the tWO varhtg
1ZX* -y out ta -. rea^hing ,b;? Ugh?.
Kir. i-..t after 12 o'clook. The forhlddlng
tl*rj?Z~ -h,h .a^ked the atart
from New-York grew w-rse Every 909 and
?a.n ra.n M K -beet.. whlle the heavy aw?J
which came rolling ln from ?he WMB tnade U
?reed.ng,v unp.eaeant for the pea.ple nn board
the mcklna and pltchlng HaBB-Wa waltia| *9
Company the Columbia and Defend_r ou tbelf
flmt trial of speed
VO GREAT DEMAND FOR WMMI
purmg the wall the gueata on the Cephe^
were aummoned to lunrheon. but althougl
rjM, were about four hundred nn board the
Ublea ware aimoat aa deaerted aa the dining
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