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provision for the future because their successors
might disobey the la-.v or even undo it.
And how about the endless chain? Mr. Win
chell says the Cleveland Administration brought
it forth'and pumped the Treasury dry. but that
M. Kinlev tbrew it into the attic, where it will
rust so ions as the Beptiblican party shall be
continued in power. In the next breath he pre
dicts that it "will be quickly yanked from Its
hiding place and set vigorously to work" so soon
as the party .oes out of power. Why then, no
destroy it while there is yet tim^ . '?^,
to be a menace and a danger to the land? Mr.
to be a menace and a aaut,"
U-inchell seems ,o think It should not be de
ttroyed because there are still aome Bepttbllcans
Vho -have come to believe the greenback cur
..», v^t money In the world.' Touch the
rency "the best^rnonej and you touch the apple
aback circulation (; ls O niy another way of
° : th * i! ,,'Ttr- drug which was bought and paid
saylnßhi«5 aylnß hi« tne drug was ill should not be
for when the ' * >a n i" has proved to be a poison
thrown h /n^e Took a do se after he ot well.
for him when he took a a
The bmtle «hould be left on the shelf, where the
The vv ' ottI MMrpn can get hold of it and destroy
Valt> K-^ out of regard for the feelings of the
th< msti-ve. . was onee ff obliged to tak.- it when ill
an^hL^" forgotten that it helped to cure him.
RntTsaWS Mr Win<-hell. to destroy the end
less V-hain" would result In "impounding" the
e.ve./hick" Mr. Winchell thinks that gold
*„. n ! t circulate when it is in the vaults of a
hank and that the locking up of gold in the
»deral Treasury Is less a contraction of the
currency than the locking up of greenbacks
would He. This is certainly a most remarkable
idea Over 98 per cent of the business of the
country it is estimated, is transacted through
the m.diu-r, of bank checks. If the gold de
posited to secure those checks is not in clrcula
li.^n ivhere is it? And what would become of
the banker's business If he appropriated that
fcold to his own uses for the sake of cornering
It? The goose that laid the golden egg would be
a very dead bird. Manifestly, the gold In the
vaults of the banks belongs to the depositor
and not to th.- banker, and so long as checks are
drawn against It it is actively in circulation.
On the other hand, neither the gold nor the
greenback is in circulation while it lies in the
Federal Treasury, and the contraction of drcu
lation is in no manner related M the character
of th<» money so "impounded." It la one or the
«-eakn€waes of our Treasun system that the
rametit's surplus balance kept In its own
vaults is necessarily tak. n out of circulation,
but that subject Is not under discussion at pres
ent and nee I not be iborated.
There remains the proposition for the redemp
tion of si'ver. All the silver that has been
.oined is practically serving the purpose of sub
sidiary circulation. It ls daily passing from
hand to hand in the form of bills of small de
nomination. The free silver balance in the
Tieasury seldom rises above $10,000,000. For
the banker or the capitalist or the speculator
to wrest it from the tradesman or the wage
earner and use it for a chain pump would be
a physical impossibility. It would mean the
retirement of the floating circulation and the
«toppage of all business— as detrimental to the
banker or the millionaire as to the tradesman or
th- irtisan. The experience of all civilized na-
Uons show? that the subsidiary circulation—
practically money of all denominations under
<q<i— not presented for redemption except for
replacement, when worn out, or when Us vol
iime is greater then business demands. At
I resent silver money la not exchangeable for
ild and retains its parity with gold merely
because its quantity is not so excessive as to
overcome the confidence inspired by the Gov
ernment's impractical but so far carefully re
garded pledge to maintain its equality. The
propo^-d law makes that pledge practical: sim
ply that and nothing more.
Let there be no half way measures. Let there
be no halting in the fight for the absolute
vtability of the b^.-t money standard on earth.
We cannot serve God and Mammon. If disaster
must come let it not be through cowardice and
. nmpromise with the forces of evil. Put up the
bars as fast and as high as they can be
raised and make the work of destruction as
■difficult as possible. Then, if free silver pre
vails, the crash v ill be no greater, and we
shall have the satisfaction of having done our
<lu+y If we leave the bars down ours will be
the' partial responsibility as well as the loss.
New-York. Jan. 29. 1900.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Tir: The announcement In the newspaper*
this morning that Governor Roosevelt has nom
inated Eradish Johnson to succeed Truman J.
Backus as a member of the Board of Managers
of the Lone Island State Hospital will be read
with astonishment by many persons who have
believed that the eernor really meant bis oft
repeated announcement at county fairs 'hat no
officer would lack support from him in dome
bia duty, or need fear the revenge of politicians
for having: done it. It baa been known to those
familiar with the Lunacy Department for some
lime that there was opposition to the reappoint
jiient of Dr. Backus, which he would not at
tempt to combat, but it was not supposed that
the brave Colonel Roosevelt would yield to the
Iffessure. Indeed, Colonel Roosevelt did not
think he would himself, for only a few days ago
he sent a letter to Alexander E. Orr, also a
: leriiher of the Long Island State Hospital
Board, saying that be had determined to reap
point Dr. Backus Those who remember how,
iibout a year ago, the Governor made a similar
statement, that another officer in the Lunacy
Department would be kept, and then in a few
<ia>s sent to the Senate the name of a friend of
.Mr. Odell who was so manifestly unlit that
he had to withdraw it in haste, may riot be
'Much surprised at this oozing: of Colonel Roose
velt's lighting blood.
Doubtless sev< ral ostensible reasons will be
r:v?h for supplanting Dr. Backus, who has been
i «-peatedly and unanimously elected president of
ihe . ing Island Hospital Board, and baa led in
I ringing order ut of the ebaos of the old Kings
County institution. The real reason however,
is probably not in Brooklyn, but In Western
New-York. The Hon. John Raines Is perhaps
having his revenge. Dr. Backus waa active in
i •forming a scandalous condition of affairs
which once existed in the hospital; and in doing
BO iai. countt-r to the Inter* sts of Senator Raines,
whose son-in-law was then superintendent of
th<- hospital. He f<-und it convenient to resign,
h.nd perhaps it is natural that Senator Raines
*h<".uld cherish resc-ntment over the incident, hut
what shall be thought of the Oovernor as the
role living mplar of high and austere political
morality? Or is this one of the as if when it is
necessary to be practical? I notice that Senator
Hain*-s was on ■he right side in voting to cdn
lirm Supterintendeni Payn's successor. I wonder
If a good bospaial manager had to be thrown
"verboard for ihe sake of the Insurance De
Brooklyn. Feb. '_'. 1900.
i:x-GOYt:iisoirs brother bextexced.
Philadelphia. Feb. 2.— Major William Henry Hast
ing*, a brother of rormei Governor Hastings, who
on September* last pleaded guilty to threp Indict
ments charging him with making bogu« invoices
.'or goods and with obtaining $5,000 by false Dre
tences, was to-da) sentenced to two years md six
months from the date of oommltn The Maior
has been ir; prison almost Bye months J
tiu: BOSToy COLUMBIA theatre.
A. H. Chamberlyn, an English manager who has
beta connected with various music hall and other
amusement irtiemM In this country within the last
rear, has sent a ietter to The Tribune concerning
hi* present connection with the Columbia Theatre
in Boston, In which he says:
The management of toe house has been placed h
my hands by the proprietor*, and n< . itiationa are
pending for a lease. 1 did not reel iu«UfiedHta V
v:sin* the proprietors to enter into .-. lease with
me. or through me with any other person or to
enter Into any Important contract for attraction*
for the house, pending certain suits which had been
brought against the Columbia Theatre and MuMe
Hah Company (of which George \v i ,
was the managing director) by Thomas Jackson
Barry. I therefore, after consultation with ,'.,. r , i,'
KentJemen who ar- backing me in the enternris?
in Boston, advised them to allow ra i,, a , , ' ,
Mr. Barry with reference to tbese^uUs^nd on
January 31 I purchased from Mr. Barry his nsSw
worth of stock in said company aliohls lnterolV
In the liquor license, and took from him an acree
ment to bring: no further suits against th n%'
•ompany and to resign as president dire/tor of
the mA company. This Mr. Barry did and th£
L rft "'• fre^to De«otjate with OeorgeW LedVriS
&&.{&%?%•&£&'&**&• « 'h« co-
tion at the Fifth t are " ow " n e « »«W
ore.. Dot too numerous and no; \ , ■ r
ures. not too numerous and not in every case of
great consequence, are all. neVerth^^imeW inl
of stvii ; o , ♦ v S unctuous e °><>r and distinction
of style, counts heavily in lending importance to
the dispersal of this collection. Over L/o .h
£J r^SSV*™: we are not **£^
Hngrer. \ ibert. Gerome. Fefebvre and Perrault aro
men of rent repute, but their work upon JSs "eJa
-lon. at least. Is of no great interest, There are
several other popular names represented on the
wall., however, for which one must feel some!
thing more than respect. The military sketches by
Detallle and De Neuville are delightful In their
way. The quaintly humorous anecdote by Grison
"After the Fete," is painted on too large a scale'
considerlnc the triviality of the motive, but through
the sheer power of good technique the artisi haa
given his work beauty nn dig nlty . Two consum .
tnately clever pieces of technique are in the show
one a street scene by Boldinl. the other a "Spanish
ourt Yard- by Domingo. This latter painting Isa
masterpiece of its kind, touched with that charm
which Fortuny made fairous. but thoroughly lndi
viduallzed In style, It seems a mere casual study
but it contains workmanship as flne as may be
found in any other painting In the room Of the
Pictures by Paslnl. Van Marcke. Zamacois Cazln
Michel and Rico it Is unnecessary to Bay more
than that they are all good, representative ex
amples of those well known men. Perhaps the i
"Venice" of Rico may be differentiated from Its
companion by the softer and finer quality of Its I
color, and of the two Van Marckes we prefer "In
the Lane." But all these works may be embraced
In one word of approval. The colkvtlon is to he
sold at Chlckerlng Hall next Monday evening, it i
follows worthily the sale of the Evans collection
at that place.
The vivacity and firmness of Befior Madrazo's
style Rive to hi? portraits an engaging quality.
The group of them now on exhibition at the Oehtne .
Gallery leaves an Impression of lightness and free- '
dom governed by knowledge and thorough work
manship. The blending of these elements Is Indis
pensable for the production of this artist's most :
characteristic and most admirable work. When he i
attacks a masculine theme and pluie* the em
phasis on th<-- vigorous simplicity which lies within
his scope he Is adequate, bui not particularly Im
pressive. The portraits of men In this show are
solid, digni&ed performances, but that is all. Some j
of the portraits of women, on tht- other hand, ars
captivating In their animation. In their sparkling
color and fluent, spontaneous handling. The "Mrs.
Winthrop." the "Mrs. Griffin " and the "Miss Rice"
are sjirited portraits, not very serious In feeling, i
but skilful in method, gay, praceful. and with a
note of elegance fitted perfectly to the occasion.
In the new Fifth Avenue Gallerj of Mr. X. E. :
Montross -i loan i ihlbrtion of landscaped and '
marines by Mr. 1). \V. Tryon has been arranged.
Twoscora picture* are shown. Including some
rather olj and familiar works and others with i
which the public (s probably not so well acquainted.
The effect of ail these paintings gathered together
is somewhut peculiar. Certain elements In Mr.
Tryon's art seem more conspicuous than hereto
fore. We realize more Strongly than ever how fond
he is of making the chief point In his composition j
a screen or rampart of trees, the top* forming an '
almost level line, while the foliage is generalised
with the utmost breadth. This might easily be- !
come a mannerism. It almost deserves the epithet I
now. But Mr. Tryon Is .*o strong in various other
directions that he can perhaps afford to return I
again and again to one note of design. In his In- |
terpretation of the spirit of landscape he has a
wide range. Exhilarating movement and vivid, but i
wonderfully refined, color In the "Sea, Morning." '
are exhibited under a clear, penetrating light. In j
the "Winter, Central Park," the t.i^ak sentiment of
the scene is lered with entire sympathy; *nU in !
the lovelj "Apple Blossoms,? with Its vibrating |
color, or the exquisite 'awn." Mr. Tryon Is as |
eloquent In a wholly different, because Infinitely j
more tender and lyrical, manner. Much Interest
attaches to his style, which is original and dis
tinguished. Hut he Is on*- of those landscape p.iint
ers In whom techniqu< and style ire subordinate to
poetli Inspiration. He Is to be praised as a painter
In the strictest acceptation of that term, but It is
because be reflects the beauty of nature In his
work, ! ause be has something spiritual to say In
it, that he Is important to American art.
At the Keppel Gallery there may be s.-.-n a collec
tion of drawings by Mr. W. T. Bmedley, the well
known Illustrator .Borne water colors by Mr. !
M. P. Spaulding will be on view at the Klackner
Gallerj from to-night until the 14th This after
noon there will be a press view of the American
Water Color Society's annual exhibition, held tl^ls
year at the Waldorf-Astoria. The public opening
is set own for nexi Monday The exhibition of
the Architectural League will be opened at the
Fine Arts Building on Saturday, February 10
It is announced by the National Academy of De
sign that the next and last examination during this
session for admission to th<- art schools will begin
on Monday morning and continue for one week.
We regret to learn that Mr. K. C. Miner's beauti
ful picture. "The Close of Day." which, at thn
auction sale of th< Evana collection last Wednes
day night, was sold " r $3.0;7>, ls not; after all, to go
to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. as was re
ported. The picture was bought by Mr. K. P.
Avery, Jr.. for a private collector.
Newport Feb. - (Special).— Announcement was
made to-day of the taking by Alfred Gwynne Van
herbllt. for the coming season, of the Paul A. An
drews cottage at Bellevue and Narraganeett ayes.
Mr Vanderbilt was here for a few days early this
week, and it was understood then that he would
take a cottage for the summer, in view of the fact
that The Breakers will not i<<- open until late in the
season on account of the absence of Mrs. Cor
nelius Variderbllt. Although Mr. Vanderbllt Is go-
Ing abroad he expects to return early In the sum
mer, and to com? directly to Newport. The cot
tage which Mr. VanderblH has taken is an unpre
tentious but attractive stone house, built more
than a ouarter of a century ago by the late D. W.
H ilmea Recently it was purchased by Thomas
janney.of Baltimore, and by him presented to his
daughter, Mr«. Andrews, who, with her family, oc
cupied it last summer.
Alfred Gwynne VanderbUt will be a passenger on
the White Star Line stearaahlp Teutonic Which
BfUs for Europe to-day. Mr. Vandeibilt will be
accompanied by a man servant. It will be remem
bered thnt wh< -i the late Cornelius Vanderbilt died
Alfred G. Vanderbllt was travelling in China with
.i party of friend*, and intended to go on around
the world. As he was to receive the bulk of the
estate of his father he was hurriedly summoned
home. The will has now been probated, and all
payments are made that were P»»vtded for by it.
Mr Vanderblll does nol Intend t<« take up business
foi some time yet. leaving matters of that kind to
bis uncle, William K. Vanderbilt. He will rejoin
hix friends from whom he parted »o hurriedly, and
• omplete the trip with them. Me said yesterday
that t,.- expected to catch up to the party In indla,
nd would probHbli be home by July 1.
New Haven, Conn., F>n. '■— There was no change
during the night in the condition of Edward J.
.If Off r.' // I IW WE 1 77/ ER <<> V I VG.
THE GROUND Hm: V i:stkki >.-\ V HKTi'KN l-:i>
If the people of New York are warned In time
what weather to .xp.- t for the rest of the winter
It will not be through - " r ' 'he Park De
partment it was learned yesterday with sur
prise that that inert body lu^i made no preparation
whatever for the scientific observance >>f the con
duct <it the ground hog on the one day of the
year In which his conduct I- significant. There are
ground hu^s In Central Park, and the Department
sl.wulu have erected grandstands about their holes,
but It dlil not. On the contrary, when a student
of meteorology went to the Park yesterday, and
asked a policeman where he could Bnd i ground
hojr. the policeman answered: "Ah, t"> on! Dyer
t'ink I'm a Bausag
Hut The Tribune's special naturalist was nol un
prepared, and he had informed himself of the
position of the holes •■! three ■>: ' d ho>;<
He was In the par* befoi
»jii- ■»■ ;<i the largest of the h
!t w.is only a few ;.. - waa up
when the git - ■•• t of 1
hole, for ihe ground hog, tl
greater part of the winter, is an • irl) riser v.ie-.
the time do< - omi I i v ■ . vhoi i way
from lils holt an i : hI).)!! 1
him on I ii- • w. He toon found
it Ivliik "i little I f w< of htm. This
was a sign to him of tin of severe
weather, and In anotl ■■ ■ back In
his boU
The naturalist wh.« fortunate enough to arrive at
another hole before Its occupant was awake. As he
stood beside 11 he could hoar a gentle snoring, which
soon ceased, and the ground \i<>K appeared nnd did
exactly as th«- other had done. The snoring was
thfn resumed. The ntilmal will now sleep till the
severe weal i foretold by the pretence of Us
shadow Is paßt. If t! c shadow had not been Visible
—that 1h to say. If tha wemher had been b.id— the
ground hogH would have stayed out of their holes
In tho assurance that the worst of the winter was
¥>sterda) was the day ialle,l not only Ground
Hog Day, but also Candlemas, and It Is In the
Church the feast of the Purification of the Bl« --e.i
Virgin, a feasl which, aa nual, corresponds to
- me pagan festival of about the same time.. The
ellef that the weather of tins 'lay. or of some
day nol far lYuin it. !i the reverse of the
weather lo be expected for the r.-*t •<! the winter
Is cad over mail) lands. Tli» best txplanatlon of
Buch beliefs I* t i^* t ihe month ut February la
generally regarded, <<r has been, as the month of
purification, when the earth Is generally oleanrd
up of Its last yours refuse and prepared for tho
, omtng spring Therefore, it tl)>- cold and 'lie
Btorma which are <•*; t<*l to accomplish thl come
promptly In February It l« to be expected that the
weather thereafter will be good, bui If February
proves to be v gentle month then ih« purlfj Ing
storms ar»i c- to i um<
MI-.1-: I IN'i ' >F CITIZENS.
Beveral hundred propertj owners crowded into
the ball of the i nlversl Bel wnenl Building, No.
184 Eldrldge-at., last evening to listen to Bpeei lea
in favor of the establl the proposed new
park. James \ Reynoldi presided, and the lirst
speaker was Dr. J. • '. Houpt, th< school Inspector
f.,r the district Assemblyman Isi-ior Cohn also
spoke iirietl>. and Bald thai on Thursday next there
would be a Bessiou of thi Cttlea Committee In Al
bany to ri<;ir nix fa ir ol the park. He
urged that those In favoi ol the Improvement be
present. ,
Controller ■ 'oler <>n the advantages or
public breathing pla.es and advocated the -
lishment of a i^rk on the lower East Bide. He
thought it would be a benefli to the residents of
that poi tlon ol tht city.
Washington, Feb. 2. — F«lr weather prevailed Friday,
except In the Middle and North I'a-itl. i '..ant district!).
where rain occurred, and In the Upper Missouri Valley,
tba eastern lake region and the l'pper Ohio Valley, where
light enow was reported. East of th<* Mississippi tha
temperature has risen generally, but continues below the
Beason average. West of the Mississippi the temperature
Is above normal. A disturbance occupies the North Pa
cific Coast, and the harometar ls low over the Rocky
Mountain and southern plateau regions and in the St.
La.wrenc« Valley. During Baturdai the weather will
continue fair, with a rurtser Blight rl«>- In temperature
from i»i»' Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic '■•.u>'t Rain
will probably occur along the Wast Gulf ('.mat and rain
will continue In the North Pacific States. in the States
of the Missouri Vallej and th« Middle and Northarn
Rocky Mountain regl n the weather will be cloudy, with
Jnowln the States o! tIW Upper Hlaslaalppl Vallej and
raliTor snow in in« Northern Rock: MounUln illstrlets.
Alf"ie tha Middl* Atlantic nnd New- England Coasi tha
wnds will be rresh from ihe west. On the South Atlan
tic Const light to fresh southwesterly winds will prevail
Kor Kew England und IBastarw New-York, fair to-day
and probably Sunday; fresh westerly Winds.
l-'or District of Columbia. Eastern Pennayrvanta, New-
Jereey Mary' nn<l . Delawars nnd Virginia, fair to-day nnd
„,,-j,... frepii westerly winds
l-,,'r ' \V.-»; Virginia Western New rorh and Western
Pennsylvania fair to-day; liKht t., fresh westerl) wli Is;
inoreai ng ilo rflnesn Si nd»> t
11, ihls UiaKru:i. thr- . mtlnuoua white line Bhowa th*
cl.angeK In pressure a> Inalcated by Th« Tribune's self
jocordlnc barometer. Tha dotted line show* tne t.-mperj
ture fs Reordad at Penry'i Pharmacy.
Trl&une Oflhse, Feb. 3. I a. m. — The weather yesterday
was f»' r and cold. The temperature ransed between 8
and ->'• degree*, th« average MT'.i being «'i degrees
higher liian that of Thursday anil "\ degrees lowai ll:«n
that of the corresponding date of last jeai-.
The weather to day will be fair.
Isaac Rosenwald, for many years president of the
Tobacco Board of Trade and one of th"' first im
porters In this country of Sumatra leaf tobacco,
died suddenly yesterday morning at his home In
this city, No 11 East Sixtteth-Ft. Mr. Rosenwald
v\ is born In Bavaria on April 4. 153.1, and came to
this country when about twenty years old. He
starn d a tobacco business with his brother. K 1
ward, and later took two other brothers into the
firm He was president of the Southern National
bank, one of the original members of »he Har
monle Society, and was connected with numerous
charitable organizations. He withdrew from active
go on account of 111 health.
James M Burt, formerly a well known citizen of
Brooklyn, died on Thursday at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Thomas H. Steams. In Denver. Col.,
whither he went four years ago for his health
lie w.is born seventy-seven years ago, and was a
-hoe men bant In this city, where he was known
best as a connoisseur In tine arts. He had a tine
collection of his own, possessing at one tlmti
twent) '..lots He was ■ member of the Kem
brandi Club, of Brooklyn. The body will be brought
to Brooklyn for burial In Greenwood Cemetei and
the eral will t>e held In the Strong Place Bap
tist Church, of Which Mr. Hurt was a founder
Lockport, N. V . Feb. -' John T. Murray, o:.e of
the oldest practising attorneys in Western New
fork, died at ids home. In l'lne-st . this morning.
He was eighty-four years old. Mr. Murray wan
afflicted with hiccoughs a day or two ago, and the
affected him so that he died. Mr. Murray
w,,s Assemblyman from this county In the forties
- irroga,t< or the county In 1860. He had also
Baltimore, Feb. 2 (Special) Mrs. Kinsey Th >mas,
••. known Maryland woman, died ut her home.
The t'ilffs. In Kent County, lust night. Her grand
father. Daniel Hart, and his family came to this
. with William IVnn, and her father, James
Nathaniel Hurt, moved from Pennsylvania to
V natown, us.d there married Henrietta I.oulsa
Mrs Thomas remembered tha noted English
naval officer Sir Peter Parker, who was killed by
Kent County bullets at Cuulk's Field, near Tol
chester, on August Z<\ 18M He and a number of his
ufllcen were iltora ut her father's house, at
Queenstown. Thej always .ame at night, as the
American soldiers were near Queenstown ready to
give battle The British frequently partook of sub-
Btantlal midnight suppers at the Hart home. Her
father. It may be understood, was s Tory, und at
one tlnm fed one hundred of the British soldiers.
She was married to I'aptaln Richard Startt In No
vember, 1829 Seven children, all of whom are de".d.
resulted from this marriage. Captain Startt died
on September 12, 1864 and Mrs Startt murrled
Ktnsey K. Thomas In Ix'.^t nnd moved to The Cliffs
in ISOo. Seventeen great -grandchildren are living.
Bj a typographical error in the sketch of the Ufa
o( Lemuel <; Blglow, of No. H West Otwhundred
aitd-thirtietii-st., printed last Thursday n The
Tribune, the word "electrical" was printed "the
atrical." Mr Biglow waa engaged In the electrical
i ixlnesti not the theatrical. He left two brothers
William Rogers Gardner, who for nearlj twenty
live years was conn< cted with the bookkeeping de
partment of Tiffany & Co . Union Square, died sud
denly at Ills home. No 39 West Twelfth-St., on
Thursday ni«ht Mr. Gardner was born In Balti
mon flftj nine years ago The burial will r^ke
place at Baltimore on Sundaj
Philadelphia, Feb. S. — Mrs. Annte Wittemeyer,
who became famous as an Army nurse In the civil
War and Is known throughout the country as .i;i
author and lecturer, died to-day at her home at
Sana toga, near this rlty. Mm. Wlttemeyer was
born in Kentucky seventy-two years ago. Sh« en
tered the Army as a QUrse as soon as the Ctvll
War broke out. She founded a special diet kit lien
In Army hospitals for which she was highly com
nit aded by President Lincoln and Army fturguona.
She wns the founder of the Soldiers' Orphans'
Home at Davenport, lows, and was one of the pro
moteis of the Pennsylvania Memorial Home for
Soldiers. After the Civil War she lectured in tin-
Interests of missionary societies of the Methodist
Church, and wan at one time president of the tem
perance crusade organisation which preceded the
present Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Mrs. Wlttemeyer waa also s prominent member
„t thr Women's Relief Corps, and was at one time
its National president. She wrote several books
and was i contributor to magazines for over fifteen
Edwin T. Hyde died on Wednesday, at his
home, In Washlngton-ave/. Lincoln Park, near
Mount Vernon. Mr. Hyde was eighty-eight years
old. lie was born and educated in New-York
City, and was a bookbinder until h« was thlrty
flve years old, when he went to New-Rochelle and
opened the first road bousa In that section. Sub
sequently he owned hotels and road houses in
different parts of Westchester County. He main
tained his residence In New-York, and was prom
inent In Tammany Hall and In Irving Hall. He
was a friend of William M. Tweed, and was a fol
lower Of the Tammany chieftain when the crash
came Mr Hyde Joined the New-York Volunteer
Fire Department In 1832. and waa a member of the
old Clinton Hose Company. H« leaves a widow
and five sons. During his entire life Mr. Hyde had
never been seriously 111.
marrjed FOR SIXTY-FIVE tsars.
Greenwich, Conn., Feb. I (Special).— Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel B. l,ockwood. of Sound Bmcli to-ulglit cel
ebrated the sixty-fifth anniversary of their wed
ding. At the same time Mrs. Loekwood celebrated
her eighty-fifth birthday. Her husband is four years
oldsr. Il"e had five brothers and three sisters, and
two of the brothers are still living. , Mr Lockwood
is a fisherman and boatbuilder. Fie ha never had
a doctor.
Bethlehem, Ptnn., Feb. 2 (Special) -Acting Chair
man Fos» and about twenty members of the Con
gressional Naval Committee visited the Bethlehem
Steel Company's ordnance works to-day Th- as
sembling of the M and 18 Inch guns of the Army
and the wonderful Krupp process of treating armor
plat« for the new monitors Interested the visitors
The manufacture of armor by the Krupp proce*«
was explained In detail, as well as tho forelnii: of
awns. *
Georpp Thompson, of Chicago, is called abroad
annually by his business, and In consequence en
joys a wide acquaintance upon the
HOW £100 Continent. He told the following
BROUGHT story about a friend of his In Lon
£l,ooo,ooo. don yesterday at the Hoffman
House, to illustrate the possibilities
of mlnlnr- "My friend." saJd Mr. Thompson, "*W«a
and is a howling swell in London, but during hi*
former career there he suc.eeded In getting away
with almost all of a small but respectable fortune
which had come to him t.y Inheritance. When the
era^h came he turned naturally, as so many Eng
lUhmen <..t gooil .state do, to an open air life, nnd
determined to try and rehabilitate himself by going
into sheep raising In Australia. With the few hun
dred pounds he had saved from the wreck he made
his way to Melbourne, and finally purchased an In
terest In ami located on a sh»-ep ranch about two
hundred and nflv miles from that ity. For two or
three years life dragged along; he dldn'J do well,
but he didn't do ill, and the third year found him
manager aa well as part own< i of the ranch.
To him at this period came a man. whom he knew
quite well, who had located a mining claim which
he believed to be rich, but which he lacked money
to develop and so hv wished to sell a quarter of it
to my friend fof £1». At fcrst my ti\i\<\ would
have none of it. but. his Interest becoming aroused,
he finally made a counter proposition, offering to
play a game of cards to see whether he should
purchase a quarter interest for £100 or £200. He
won. and upon paying over the £100. no paper being
about, received a receipt for his quarter interest
on a rough jag of wrapping paper
"Another three years passed by. and by this time
the incident had slipped my friend's memory, when
one evening a mining broker from Melbourne with
whom he was acquainted, arrived at the ranch and
put up there for the night. After supper, In the
course of conversation, the broker casually said:
■By the way, you have an interest In the Broken
Hill Mine, haven't you." 'Not that I know of.' my
friend replied, but after some further conversa
tion the Incident came back to him. and ■ pro
longed search through some old boxes disclosed
the receipt. When they were once more settled
down my friend asked the broker if he thought it
■was of any value. 'No.' he replied, 'personally i
don't think it is. but there is considerable excite
ment about mines just now. and by manipulating
the stock 1 think i could make a good thing out
of It, but 1 don't believe the mine will ever pay. or
that you. In your position, could make anything
out of It.' After some more blarney of the same
kind he wound up with an offer of £2.000 for my
friend's Interest. That gentleman nearly dropped
dead from surprise, as he had been expecting a
£100. or possibly £200, offer and had about made up
his mind to sell at that figure. But £2.0ti0 was dif
ferent, so he told the broker that he would sleep
on it. The next morning he refused the offer, and
one for £5.000, and another for £10.000 that quickly
followed, telling the man that be would sell no pig
In a pok*. and that afternoon started for Mel
bourne personally to Investigate the matter, 10
rut a long story short, he was in on one of the
world's great strikes, and hi* Interest yielded him
no less a sum than E1.000,000. upon whl he Is to
day cutting a wide swath in London. He never saw
that Bbeep ranch again."
John Reading, of Denver, was speaking of the
changes In Western Ufa in a few decades, and in
•he course of his remarks paid:
HOW "It !s a popular form of amusement
"BUFFALO to manufacture Jokes about the
BILL" GOT dime novel and to poke fun
HIS NAME Deadwood Dicks and Calamity
Janes who riot through their p I
but the doings of those fantastic heroes and hero
(Calamlty Jane, by the way. was a character
In real life, a camp follower with a face that would
, urdle milk and a Bow of billlngi would
have tuned a London Dshwlfe a deep sea green
fr< DO pure envy, so diffuse and widespread was to.
when they single handed stood up barrooms full of
Infuriated men, «.: alone rode in a.nd rescued bean
.Bo the clutches of bloodthirsty
■ aderful than some of
pi pp»n In the checkered career
uf many a frontier bad man ol real life. Take. \\ l.d
Bill toi xampli its escapades read like
reliable men have told me thai
tl,e> v.- . Kgerated, and a man I ki>- ■
present In a - fhen Kin was playing cards
with a man who with another, bad resolved io kill
h«>r man was behind Bill, but when the
trap waa sprung he killed both, shooting the other
nun i>ver his shoulder, with only B looking
some ■ assist his aim. A: another
n given the customary notice
K hi Wild Hill walked
l IUo eh, " the town, to find himself be
tween the man who had served the notice
. : „,, i ■ q ••■;. • - -..-1 his time and 30
\.s position that he Was compelled to
f,,-,. a m from his hip. but without a
f around and covered the crowd
w .,h h fore th( ild take action against
him; bui he knew his skill, and his opponent was
ly. while never a killer like Wl'.d Bill and hLs
.! fairly his name of Buffalo Bill.
M ■ ■ »ther-ln-law, who b an army officer, told
:• <•<).!>• wa< one.« tli. in army post
to whl bed, and one lay. coming in.
1 buffalo in the vicinity and usked for j.
detail to go oui and kill some 'n order to supply
the post with fresh meat. For some reason the
officer In command refused, and, Cody being im
portunate, finally" testily said: 'uh. well, if you're
as great a buffalo hunter aa they say you are. why
don't you drive them down this way, and then
we'll kill them for you. 1 Bill left at that tn high
n, but ii few hmirs la the thunder
ed the romlng of n buffalo h-Td.
and in (ir.-at . \ Itement th- garrison rushed oui to
"The game, there m i I behind
I hem like a demon, and • nad an tally rounded
that h»r<i and driven It down o:i th( for:, a.« the
• had «.ir i : m to."
E. 0. sTh.iniAX VOT TO h'ETIRE
Although Kdnr.md Clarence Stedman haa sold his
peat on the New-York Stock Kxchange, he said
yesterday that that fact did not signify that he
would retlra from business life. He still had Inter
ests In Wall Street wblcb would require his atten
tion, and It was his purpose to continue to occupy
hla present offlVes at No. 16 Broad-st., but he
would no longer earn, on a stock commission busl
ness. Mr. Stedman some time ago had a long Ill
nesa which kept him from his orM.e for many
months, and on his return to business his physician
advised him that although his health was again
good, it wtus >!ra!>le for h m n.>t to unj-r'ake
again the strenuous work of a broker on thi Stock
Kxchange flooi Following this counsel, Mr. sted
man began to wind up his commission business,
to which in the old days he had always given his
personal attention on the Board, and with the s:tle
of hla Stock Kxehangf membership, as already
said, he abai lons entireiv this branch of h i busi
With onl) his personal business Interests to be
attended to, Mr. Stedman said yesterday he would
have much more leisure than formerly, and this
additional time lie Intended to devote to literature.
He had nearly completed his "American Anthol
ogy," a large volume upon which he had been en
gaged with b corps of assistants for nearly three
years, and which might be regarded as a rounding
out of his critical works on poetry, and he was now
prepared to enter upon any important ltterary un
dertaking Which might develop.
Mr. Sit im. while welcoming the prospect of
being able to give more time to literary work, nev
ertheless retires with a feeling of regret from
active pa'tlcipatlon In the affairs of the Street. In
which he hfts been engaged for thirty-- years.
He began business In the financial district in 1564.
at the time of the speculative activity in oil. and
prospered fn m the start. He soon forme,! a part
nership under the stylo of Stedman. Kwell & <"0..
the firm consisting oi fou,- partnora by the end of
IMS Subsequently Mr. Ewell retired to form the
firm of Ewell & Stout, and Mr. Stedman reor
ganised the old nrrn under the name of B. C. 9 ed
man \ Co. This firm was dissolved In ISSJ. since
which year Mr. Stedman has had no partners.
In the beginning, a COM Is easily checked with
little palatable dos.-s of Jayne'a Expectorant. »•«
Arnold, David P. Nichols. Richard M.
It.-n -an. Meter. Pace, Rev. Alberto.
hart, Sarah V. Ke\nold». Charles H.
Floyd. i:;i ■t!-ti, C. C. «wakL Isaac.
Keltoggi Marie i. S'.oane. iraceiD
Marsh, rrancla E. Si tS rd, Maria B.
Mills Eara I'
ARNOIjD— Suddenly, on ffadaaaday, January 31. IVOO. at
hi* late residence. Port Chester. X. Y. David P. Ar
nold. In the «2d yaa* Of his a*e.
Funeral services at ("lirlst's Church, Rye. X. V.. on
Be>tui at 2:18 p. m.
Carrlacea wIU meet train 1.-avsnir Orand Central Station,
New-Haven Railroad", t»r I 04 p. m.
Kindly omit Bowers.
BENMIKIM— After a ihort lUnesa, Meier Rendheim. be
kived husband of Ida I- Bendhelm. aged -IS years.
Funenil from h!s late residence. No. 55 East 73th-st..
Bunda] . February ■». 10 a. m.
Baltimore and Savannaa (Qbl) papers please copy.
CARHART— Suddenly, oa January 31. Sarah V.. wife of
the '.ate j;un-!» l>. Carhart.
Relatives and friends ara Invited to auend the funeral
■ervlcei hi her late home. No. 11* Hirki st.. Brooklyn.
N. V.. Saturday, February 3. .■ n a, m.
Plaase i mil Oowera.
fUOTD At her lata residence. N\>. XXM \\>» t 70th it.
on Thursday, February 1. Elizabeth C. Cape wife of
Benjamin W. Floyd, In the hoth year of h.r age.
Funeral private.
KELJXHjG — Suddenly, at her late residence No 253 Vrasl
42.1 nt.. Marie Umtaa Kellog*.
Services and rni.-nt private.
MARSH— At Pliinfie'.d. S. J.. on Friday. February 2,
1909 Francis Elaton Marsh, ujred 54 y»ar»
Kunetal service at his Ut* residence. No. «15 Madison
ave.. Plaintleld. N J-. on Monday. February 5. at 2:30
p. m.
Mll.l> At Pa»adena, Cal.. on January 21. 1900. Ezra
Pulit.tT Mills.
Relatlvea anj friends ar. Invited to attend the funeral
services at the Church of the Heavenly Rest. sta-ave..
above 4r«th-st., on Saturday, February 3. at 10 a. «i
NICHOLS OB Friday. February 2, 1000. at his late resi
dence. No. llt> hast TOth-at.. Rlohard Montgomery
Nichols, in the .9th year of hla age.
Relative* and frlenda ara Invited to attend his funeral
ainloaa on >un<Jay afternoon. February 4, at 2:30
o' clock.
PACE— In New-York City. Saturday. January 27. the
Rev. Alberta Pace. pa«tor of the Church of san Sal
Funeral at trtiai/'l of San Salvatore, Xo\, 40 Bleecktr-«t.,
Sunday. February 4. at 8:30 a. m.
DIED. -^:*".
REYNOLDS*— Suddenly, .-.n 'Wednesday. Jaanary M, ataaV
Charles H. Reynolds, in his »>3d year. _
Funeral service at bis Ute r>-«ilence. No. 810 Buslrwtßfc
ave.. Brooklyn. N. V., Sunday. 2 p. m.
ROSENWALD— On Friday. February 2. Isaac Rnaenwmld,
beloved husband of Rachel Rosenwald. in hta 65th 7***.
Funeral Sunday. February 4. at 10:30 a. m., from Tempi*
Emanu-EI, sth-ave and 43d -st.
Pleas* omit flowers.
SLOANE— Thursday jvenlng February 1. 1900, at Port
Chester. N. V.. Grace Dooglaa Slo»ne. aged 10 yean,
daughter of Grace Swords and the lat- Douglas 1 ■
Philadelphia and Baltimore papers please copy.
STAFFORD— Suddenly, on February 2. Maria Brewer.
widow of Truman H. Stafford
Funeral servict* Sunday. 4th al 3:Sl> p. ra., at her UK*
residence. X ... 11.'. Ha.— - Brooklyn.
• I preu Hills «>«»rl«-r>.
Special Notices
••A." . ma.*
JjVßaTaaTg I>. SIJL.O. Auctioneer.
i . v^i- TWO DAYSOP kxiiih
From '.» a. m. till 1O p. m.. closing mt
noon <•!» Mi.mhtv,
at the
ai; r GALLERIK3,
.{t;t; Kitili Avenue.
of the
Aisnv H. KINO
: |AT
Doors open at 7:45 P. M. Admission free.
m SAM P. AVERT. JR.. will assist In the igniiat
"There la not a bad picture, not even a poor one. tm
the collection. The very least that can be said about any
one aSSMBBIa Bl that it Is good, and from tbat w« caa
run the gamut ef praise until we step breathless 'c^fora
the rich. luminous coloring of Schreyer s 'Bedouins en
the March" and softly murmur, "magnificent."
"Every one who sees these pictures must agree with
Ruskln that neither a gr»nt fact, nor a great man. nor a
great poem, nor a great picture, nor any other great thins
can be fathomed t.» the bottom In a moment of time.**
-Baaaa Journal.
'"In nearly every '-„*<> th» canvases are thorooaWf
lepresentatlve, which is equivalent to saying; thay ax*
admirable examples of the pair.- art. Few -"Uectlooai
seen here In recent years h.iv- equalled the King pictures
In merit."— N. Y. Press.
"Almost »v.-ry atttßM In this notable collection 13 worthy
of mention. an.J the whole produces an Impression at
decided aatvil M V Sun.
Unitß* A Co.. Jtl ami M Fifth Vvfsss,
afternoons at 3 o'clock each day.
An Interesting collection of Valuable stan.i 1 A Rara
Buoks. including many
from the LIBRARY of the late
and rompri>lns works in most departments of Etogttafti
WEDNESDAY an.l llowinc days, a collection at
valuable BOOKS, consisting of duplicates from th*
relating to California. Mexico and other States of Central
America, the Paciflc Coast, etc.
Sale of Books every afternoon except .rlay.
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