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EIGHT PAGES. LOS? IX LAWTOIFS DEATH. P APPRECIATION OF HIM IN MANI^A CHRISTMAS IN THE PHILIPPINES. . n —rvneral Lawton's death Manila. De. S <J^^Xx <" a ™^ has cast a shadow over tn ManU a. There «a*m vrnich is b*y* person here who b Is scarcely an Engl-s. des fae was better not affected^by It w - offlcer in the ser . too« perhaps, than « - ttroas personality vi«. for^wherever «J B»4 Jmpresslon . commanded attention a w - a? not forgotten. Gtncral Lswton. °™* 5 more tnan by name . Ev.i ■ hrß |csJ greatne 8S r^ T2£?<SZ**£* a way that ™ aad *** ***** c^ They seemed to think, and •«■*« "^"^"J^^nconsdously by many SJe^^-^SiJ was invulnerable. He S ShVlr of invincibility that no one ever Sfo?t o"b! being shot. For this reason the SwfSf b °L death was hardly credited at first, and | STl.lock •*- th. mdi of the report was «,tab £shed was greater. COMPLETING THE LAST MILE OF THE MANILA-DAGUPAN RAILROAD General Lawton died three minutes after he was shot throogh the breast at San IKatea. He tried to keep on his feet, but sank to the ground, and was caaght by a member of hit staff. His last act was to inquire of Lieutenant Breckenridge, who had jsst been hit in the arm. how he fell, and his last > words were, "I am shot." In connection with his fleatfc. an erroneous impression seems to exist to th» effect that it was due to his recklessness. On '■ tie contrary. General Lawton was a cautious and a prnfient man. But those qualities may be com bined with dash, determination and brilliancy la action, and It was Just this combination that made MB the able general that he was. General Lawton Ad expose himself, but it was simply because he Mt that he could not do his full duty otherwise Ha was never satisfied to see with other people's aye*, and he coii(d not see tor himself, unless he took up £. commanding 1 position. Again, he elwars inrlimi that a general should be where his officers wonii knew where to find him without the slightest 3el*7. Cm tWs might hinge the fate of a battle. If he occupied a conspicuous position, they would tave no trouble In doing so. In addition to these waters, his position in front was always an in- ; tplraticn to the men, the strength of which cannot be overestimated, for he was able to make his troops do wonders and to keep up their spirits by hi« own indomitable courage. When he had work In hand to do. General Lawtcim did it with his srfcc'.e heart and mind, and it Is doubtful if he ever considered hbSMif or his personal safety for a j minute, so absorbed was he in the success of his ! undertaking. And these very qualities, which may j feave conduced to his death, also gave him his sue- ! cess, and it oust be remembered that bullets find j their tlllet in the rear as well as in the front ranks. ! APPRECIATION IN LIFE. Death sometimes bring-s a tardy admiration of gu&Uties •which were not duly acknowledged during life. This was not so in the care of General Law tcn among the people who wer>- connected with his work or came under the influence of his personal ity. In the Philippines every American has felt a <;uset confidence in every expedition that had been comsias.led by him, and words of praise have been heard on all sides. When Lawton took i:.- field none expected anything but success and the best management possible under difficult circumstances. And the diSicakies of some of the General's cam paigning out here will be appreciated better later or., when tft history of it has been written. General LnrtM - record has always been favora bly known, and probably since his death the papers et home have given all the details many times to the public. His qualities as a great fighting man and leader an appreciated by the American people, but the gentler qualities, which endeared him to ate friends and made his home one of the happiest. could not be quite realized except by those who have known him. He had an unfailing sense of humor, and was possessed of personal kindness and cympathy to a marked degree. He was absolutely loya, to his friends and true to his word. He hated s~am of every kinu. and saw clearly into the heart or uungs. He never wasted words, and was in haS s '/^? 1 " 21 ' In his home he was a devoted nasSacd and father. «£ l^i JIWIOn is planata * "so home as soon as EL?! 6013 ; 6 h " r a^^ents to do so. A irV' ** n «*«ary now in Manila would ! SSSSSSSSS Sh " bears up bravely. be - i To To S-eTj^ lb<f General would have her wart J':V US to have Ihe General's own ' th^v h rr rr ° m tht 4th Cavair >" accompany wart L , men have al ™>* »**» on U-n'to , gate ° f the La ™" residence in ££t£ were personally much attached to Gen- IT, **' Ih!s « Mrs. Law- j WELL BEHAVED SPANIARDS. Ii the la^t 'w «- i he hZ_" ao hav * ll ' e?n kf? Pt •» captivity j S^T^riLiT "**»* 2S Überty and ! has ouieki AoeriMtl *"^- The Government I ihtm to nila from ■ tte r v-i n a ' iJ - a t0 the Population of jatfc^^' lnr ', lhe Kes fim arrived they were were £n22£S I * ***€ S ° me ° f the faces ■ Joy .kg t,.r ~' (i «»«Sart, but lighted up with L Ctt^-d T^Jl Spanish supply department ht-re ' ■ £« irT T Jt W!tlj braßd ntw uniforms, shoes I to this , y "t^' b!ar - kets and underclothing. Add ; s-tof^, ' aCd a s!lav e. «-nd an entirely new ; nsZTT a f lpeartd on & ■cexse and thronged the > *hajai T 6 /* la th * ir Überty ' thou « h ia no ■«> cftii*--^ Anc ' What U the remarkable feature ''■ tiJ~Z. 7 ;C; C occurrtKc e. each soldier received tU I reached V' : W ' l ° bC tUrned •""" wht ' n h «' ESS^L*^ to a 6lso^ rl y w^y- Out of the ! ™Z?l° rer ci *: tilo " Band wh » **« not had a \ w2u : knew U> another SOln * tO happea «c lhem from one day \ :^ r T| ** ' "■ there b> * «*• slightest dl«,rder or StiTiv "TT * lOt of lnfiritely fcappy and well ! A SAD AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS ««M ia despair trom ion, watchm, tor I \^L "y' ad^aaV ' >4aW **«bss* .^asaa^^* 1 m %. .^aaaw news and hope deferred. The meeting of some cf these with their husbands was pathetic. A few re turned to find thai; sad changes had taken place during their absence, when It was almost Impos sible, except at lo«g intervals, to get word back and forth, and some of the women who had been waiting found that they were widows and had no part in the general thanksgiving. General Pefla and his son. a young cavalry lieutenant, were both prisoners. S £« ora Pefia lived in a convent ln Manila while waiting for their ■ release, and now th . e E a r e . faking preparations to return to Spain without delay, as are the other Mticers. These people find a particular happiness In \eing restored to each other before "Pascual" (Christmaf) so t^at IheFrhSme tC it ether b * to ™ returning to . Forty or fty priests who have been held by the irsurgents nave returned with the others looking exceedingly emaciated. The -padres" had a hard time of It as captives, and there are some who have am 1 t^to'ruJnf rr * count what happened To them. All tell stories of more or less brutality on the part of their captors, and some Instances of absolute Mid H-nntnn cruelty. It must be remembered that the Insurgents are more bitter against the friars than against anybody else, not excluding the Amer icana, 1° them they attribute aflW wrongs from which they at one time undoubtedly suffered and it was largely on account of the "frlles" that the first insurrection took place. They have wreaked their vengeance to a certain extent on the unfortu nate men belonging to the religious orders who fell into their hands, just as they did in the former in surrection against Spain. In the present stage of Manila's evolution there is a ludicrous confusion of tongues. Out of the efforts of the American soldier to speak in Span ish, and of the Filipinos to speak English there has developed a pigeon Spanish which >.- under stood by both parties. The American begins his vocabulary with the word "hombre" (man), which gives him a convenient appellation for every male native with whom he wishes to converse. The next word Is a variation of the imperative of the- verb to wait, which should be "epjrtra," but which is commonly abbreviated to "spera." He uses this when he want? the Filipino driver either to stop or wait. "Pronto" (soon) follows, and has- been found one of the most convenient words in the "pigeon" vocab-jliry, because it is used in the same sense as quick or hurry. The next word is "vamos" (pronounced erroneously "va-moose"). This is the imperative of the verb "ir." to go, and the literal translation is "Let us go." It Is used by the Spaniards as an exclamatory; by the Ameri cans it is used as "come. go. went, came, will «jme, will go, get out! go away!" and various otTTEr moods .and tenses. "Aqui" (here), and "quiere" (he likes), pronounced by the American "earey," com plete the vocabulary. It is wonderful how much is expressed and un derstood by these few words, pronounced as never before and interpolated with English. "No carey" is one of the most expressive phrases used in Manila, an its meaning varies according to the expression given or the tone .of the speaker's voice, the gestures— which in all cases are supplementary — or the glance of the eyes. When especially pro ficient, the American prefixes every word with "este" the masculine form of "this"), and asks the price of a thing by the word "cuanto?" fhow much?) "Mariana" is another word soon acquired; it means "to-morrow" or "the morning" literally, but freely any other time in the future. Th native, on tae otht.r hand, quickly learns to be HOSPITAL CAR OX THE MANILA DAGUP AN RATLfiOAI> blasphemous in English. It is shocking and at the •ante time somewhat amusing to hear a string or English oaths in the mouth cf an ar.srry Filipino who knows no other phrases in our language, and who pronounces these with a funny accent. The "cocheros" are picking up English words rapidly, and so are the newsboys in the street, to say noth ing of the school children. Of th? three languages which art- at present *po'cen ln the city, in the "ears to come, the predominance will undoubtedly be given to English, though at prestit It is much outnumbered by both Spanish and Tagalog. VULETIDE IN MANILA. Christmas in the Philippines! A Christmas of countless masses and of paper lanterns, with the begging for alms or "agulnaldo" in the place of gifts. The day of grtc-ns and holly and mistletot. cf sleigh bell*, of skating and of crisp, invigorating air. of family gatherings around turkeys and Yule logs, is so far removed *n condition and spirit from that of huat and of mosquitces. which are cele brating here, that it is hard to realize it is the same festival. In spit* of the Innumerable religious services and the incense, forms and ceremonies which are she chief characteristics of the lay In Manila, we feel that the relssrious Eis-niiicance ia not th« same to them aa to us. There are to many "fiestas" here during the year that art.- cele brated In much the same way that it Is not strongly differentia-ed. and that happy exhilara tion which conies with Christinas at home and precedes it during the exciting days of selecting and making Christmas gifis is entire! v lacking. There is I>.<i particular effcrt made to make the little ones happy; no hanging of stockings and no Christmas treej. '. '.'''-. In former days Manila was much gayer during the holiday season than now. for mere were always a large number of "bailed" (dances) in the houses of the leading citizens. One convenient feature of Filipino houses is that they can be turned into ballroom* by simply moving the furniture aside, for the "gala" and hal? are always of Immense Biz?, and the hardwood floors are superb for .lancing. but on account of the curfew law the evening pro cessions with music and the dances among the natives have b*ee given up. . „ Of all the "misas" (trasses) held in Manila on Christmas Day the midnight mass *» the moet im portant. This year the same measure which pre vents the "balles" prevents the populace a rge from attending the mas» as heretofore, liut in the convent*, which either contain chauej. or axe con nected with the large churches of their or i«, espe cially those in the walled city. » was celebrated as SSSjfi* «»e fiu-lc of drums? and triangles and tarnbuurines added to that of the organ or piano. This service lasts about an hour and -a half, and «n t PPei ls s *' rV( - d The rest of the night Is sp»&t with music and festivity «J he , < -:, hrist , ma 3 decorations in Manila consist principally of paper lanterns, some imported from J'^V, 1 or Japan, some made here. The latter are of all conceh-ahle shape.-, showing considerable ln pnuity in their manufacture. Tho«? which are ions and funnel shaped have a series of shadow pictures within- shorts of figures of men and beasts cut out from books or originated by the maker— which, by some simple mechanical con trivance, are made to revolve when the candle within is lighted. The other most salient feature Ox the Christmas preparation in Manila is repre sented by the "E^lenes." These are supposed to be representations in miniature of the town of Beth lehem, with the child Christ. Mary and Joseph in a little shed in the centre, while the shepherds and the Wise Men are kneeling in front. A platform is built at one side of a room, and this Is covered vitn sand. A background of Imitation rocks and sky interspersed with hovering angels is hung up nt the back against the wall; then houses of all sorts of architecture and construction, made of paper and wood, are set up on paper rocks or on the level plain. Lakes, sometimes of real water, are built, and all Industries are represented. Fig ures of plaster or wood, from small editions of Noah and his family with a number of the Ark an imals to large terra cotta men and women, carry ing burdens on their heads or engaged with the family wash, are stood about, until the seen* pre- sents almost every form of primitive activity and almost . . rj ..^r- in the evolution of animals, men and architecture! Small flickering lights are placed Uhind bouses or other objects in the miniature town, and at night are lighted while the family say their evening prayerß or "rosary" before it. The name "Helen" is lhe Spanish name for Beth iehem. This custom is not universal, and is no more for th'- children than for the elders. JEWELS IN A MANILA CHURCH. Mrs. C. S. Bedgwlck. of No. 45 V7est Thirty-sec ond-st., has just received a letter from her nephew. Walter W. Knight, who is an aid on the staff of General Otis in the Philippines. The letter was written on December 27. just after the death of General Lawton. It is dated from the Palace in Manila. Among other things he says: If my descriptive powers had been cultivated I conld ■ ■ v-Tlte' papes. - regarding- tills- i!jlanW"a&" f lt;: abounds" with most interesting details. How I wish you could walk into pome of the cathedrals here, all from two hundred to three hundred years old, moss covered and showing their age on all sides. At a recent function the figure of Mary was cov ered with diamonds valued at $2,000,000. The follow ing week 8 squad of guard searched the church, and in the vestment room found a hidden hole con taining seventy-five rifles, ammunition, etc., and a lar^e tin full 'oi unset diamonds. The diamonds were riv-n back to the priests. It is good for the church that I was not in charge of the guard. Is it not sad about Lawton? Brave and true and loved by all enlisted men who ever served under him. The nrtUlery fire was distinctly heard by us at the battle where he was killed. His official funeral wlil take place on Sunday, and will be largely attended. Manila is all right, but the United States Is large enough for me, and If I ever get back I'll never jro beyond the boundary again. Our beds are of mahogany, with a woven bottom, the same as a cant- chafr. Over that is laid a finely woven mat of very soft reed, and one puts on pajamas and sleeps with no bed clothes ex cept a white counterpane. We all have a mosquito netting, and it is- absolutely necessary, as the little deviiS are numerous and bloodthirsty. THE EASIEST KIXD OF WORK. "This must be a fireat town for politicians," said a guost from a Western State in the Fifth Avenue Hotel the other night. "I nevei saw so many fat, well dret=s«l men loafing about in my life before. Whenever I have aslted who one of them was I have been told that he was the son, brother, cousin or something of the kind of the leader of this or that district or ward. Whenever I have inquired what this one or that one did for a living I have been told that he held a political job. I have also been told that these fellows work at times— that Is, they do a little hustling around election time. "It reminds me of two old farmers out in my country. Ore of them had a son — a big, hulking fel low — who was too strong to work. In fact, he was bo lazy that he always disappeared like a Rip v.i! WinUk' In the. busy season on the farm an l would not show up again until the hard work was all done. One day the second old farmer met the other and asked him what he was going to make of his son. '• 'Wai.* was the reply "he's so ailflred afeared of, work thet he'll never amount to nothln', so I've ■bout made up my nilnd to make a politician or preacher out of him.' " TO TEST XETV FIRE APPARATUS TO-DAY. Commissioner Seannell and Chief Croker, with some other officials of the Fire Department, .ere to •witness the testing of new fire apparatus this morn ing in Longacre Square. The testa are to be made with the new Gleason-Bailey 85-foot exten sion ladder and the new 85-foot Hayes extension in rider. The trial will be on the Brewster Building:, There will also be a trial with the Hal* water &££. which U 66 feet high. DELIGHTS PILE ON THICK. WHY YOUNG WOMEN HAVE THE 'TIME OP THEIR LIVES" AT CORNELL'S JUNIOR WEEK Ithaca. N. V., rVb. 3 (Special).— Cornell will be the gayest, happiest, liveliest place In the whole country for the next seven days. An Invading army of fair women will arrive on Monday, and for a week will be the guests of the Cornell men. There will be a round of dances, balls, receptions, plays, concerts, teas dinners, drag and skating parties and anything else that will entertain. One must consider, too. several hundred desperate flirtations, which nobody will notice but those actually con cerned; at least a score of new engagements, some of which will eventually lead to the altar, and the most glorious array of bills, which will bother only the fond fathers who have to foot them. And the secret of it all lies in this— it is junior week. Junior week at Cornell l« just as much a fixture as is commencement at other colleges. It did not spring up in a night and Is not an untried invention. In its present condition it represents the careful planning and building up of years by countless classes of Cornell men. You will find nothing about junior week in the college catalogue, nor is any reference made to it in faculty announce ments. As a matter of fact, the faculty does not know anything about it officially. But to get at the real importance q* Cornell's junior week, ask the girls. You will find stately matrons ln almost every Eastern city who can still remember the Juniors of "79 or "82 Of course their junior week was not what 'he '00 junior will be. or what that of '99 was, for they have grown up with the uni versity. Yet even then the girl had the "time of her life." and the '00 Junior girl will not find an other way to express herself. WOMEN STUDENTS IX THE BACKGROUND. Cornell women, the "co-eds," do not take an active part in the festivities of the week. Although decidedly emancipated and democratic, they have not yet reached the limit of inviting men to be their guests. Of course, the Cornell girl azures in all of the affairs to a certain extent, but the week is essentially for the out-of-town girl. Thrne girls will have trunks full of new gowns of the most • sort, fluify morning jackets, tailor made street rigs, afternoon waists, a series of vivid and startling golf combinations for a tour of the gorges and for skating, and, most beautiful of all. at least three party gowns. She will become a "lightning change artist" before she is through with junior week, for affairs crowd each other with terrible rapidity. ATTRACTIVE MATRONS. Then the chaperons must be considered. Canal has the reputation of having the prettiest and youngest chaperons going. Some men will de vote more time and attention to the chaperon tnan to her charge. The luck in getting charming married companions is believed by many to be chiefly due to the- insertion of the following phrase IB the letter of invitation: And haven't you some young married friend who will look after you while here? If she is young and pretty we are sure to have a much better time, for the other fellows will take care of her. Once a girl's acceptance is received the fellow's trouble begins. There are countless arrangements to be made. In the first place a half dozen pro grammes must be filled out. The dance orders for the two big parties— the Junior •'Prom" and the Sophomore Cotillon— have from fifty to sixty blanks. The fellows who are to bring girls get together with the pictures of the intended and the spaces gradually fill up. If a girl desires, she can know a './eek before she leaves home every man she will dance with while here and Just how many times with each. The man who has no girl during junior week has a terrible time getting his pro grammes filled, and never attempts it twice. If one draw? poorly in the. fraternity house room al lotment, "or If one does not" 1 belong 1 to * a "frat." rooms and board must be arranged for. A* cab must be chartered for the week, unless one is will-" ing to put up with the fraternity omnibuses. The florist must be consulted. Unfortunately American Beauties do not grow on the campus elms, and vio lets absolutely refuse to sprout on Percy Field in February. If the florist had not Implicit faith in undergraduate honesty and did not extend un limited credit, many a student would be in a bad A ROUND OF PLEASURE. On Monday the girl arrives and the fun begins. Your carriage meets her at the station and you ?miis:elt» her as quietly and quickly as possible into the room that is to be hers for the week. Mean while you rescue her trunk from a hundred others tnat arrived on the same train. At luncheon she looks like a new girl and meets the other fellows of your boarding club and their girls. That even ing there Is an Informal "getting acquainted* party at your "frat" house. . . Asking a girl "on" for junior week is the high est honor and the most sincere mark of respect a Cornell man can pay a woman. It is no easy mat ter to decide which of the dozen fair faces that frame your bureau will be most desirable for your junior girl. The mental evolutions that finally lead to a decision are varied and Interesting. Of course, if you are lucky enough to have a sister, she must be invited for at least one junior of your college course. Or If your chum also has a sister, and most chums have, work off the obligation to home and family by charging sisters for a week. Cornell men usually have "best girls." Do you want her. and are you sure that if she comes she will still be your "best" when she goea away? Un less fellows think they are safe beyond a doubt, best girls are usually left safely at home and away from the temptations involved in meeting two hun dred more or »ess interesting men under moat tempting conditions. Engaged girls often miss the juniors for the same reason, and some of those who come go back with a different husband in view. Then every fellow wants his girl to make a "hit," consequently a pretty girl has the best chances of seeing Cornell at Its social best. Then there is the girl you are Indebted to for your Christmas good time, and the girl who may be able to return the junior compliment with interest dur ing the summer; and a half dozen other girls. In deed, It Is hard to choose. Tuesday morning you show her the university shops where greasy mechanical "grinds" are at work, and where you should be If you were not doing "society": the library, where "co-eds" delve into the literature, languages, science and art of the dead past: the dairy, where another sort of Cornell men are busy making butter; the farm, where the agriculturist raises more or less practi cal crops; the gymnasium, where the famous Cor nell crew does its preliminary work, and then a good hour is spent taking in the whole beautiful scene of campus, gorges, falls and lakes. Of course she thinks Cornell is "just the dearest place." and you have to listen to a long talk on "happy col lege lives." In the afternoon she enjoys a bracing drive over Central New- York's famous hills. Then you take her to the first real affair of the week— the mask performance at the Lyceum Thea tre. This year "The False Face." as it Is some times called, will present the extravaganza "Ham let & C 0.," and if dress rehearsals count for any thing it will be well done. After the play she can have a choice of three fraternity dances, for Phi Kappa Psi, Delta Upstlon and Phi Delta Theta en tertain at their respective lodges. At any one of these parties she will find a- gay crowd, with plen ty of cushioned retreats to rest when tired and a series of back stairs where dances can be "cut" without serious danger of discovery. Wednesday the sophomore cotillon takes place. and. if wise, the girl will rest, for she will never have danced on as crowded a floor before. She would never recognize the fairy palace into which she is ushered as the bare, gloomy theatre in which she saw "Hamlet & Co." the evening before. The cotillon figures ••• simple, on account of the size of the crowd, but the favors are well worth saving. The regular dances finally begin, and the girl is surprised to find that she has danced the entire night away when she finally leaves the theatre. A CHOICE OF DELIGHTS. She Is roused In time the next afternoon to reach the Psi TTpsllon Lodge on the campus before the curtain rises on the theatricals for which that fra ternity is known throughout the college world. At 4 o'clock site is whisked off to the Delta Taw Delta Lodge, where an Informal tea is in progress. In the evening the Glee, Banjo and Mandolin clubs, otherwise "Joy Club." «ing of Alma Mater and "We Glory Thee. Cornell." After the concert she goes to the biggest fraternity dance of th. week in Assembly Hall. Alpha Delta Phi and Psi Upstlon combine forces for this affair. Or perhaps she goes up the hill to the great gray stone house that the Delta Kappa Epsllon men call home, for there are not enough nights to Junior week to pre vent a clashing of dates, and again the Junior crowd la divided. At last it la Friday, and the affair from which the week takes its name nan arrived. The entire Cornell Cadet Armory and University Gymnasium are given over to It. One hardly knows how to be gin a description of this affair, it has so many strong points. For a week a small army of deco rators has been at work and a full 11.000 has Iwen expended. It is interesting to watch the dancers. There ro«a one of the big football men trying; to find an equitable medium of h<»!?ht with a little s;in lr ■white whoa* Curry yellow bead la two fust below hit Endorsed by Musicians. THE PIANOLA Is an instrument by means of which any one can play the piano. The Pianola is bringing into use thousands of pianos that have been silent for many years. It is making players of people who, lacking musical training, had neve: expected so experience the pleasure of producing music for themselves. It is increasing the repertoire of amateur and profes sional pianists by making the entire literature of the piano instantly available without study and without practice. The Pianola looks like a small cabinet. It has small felt-covered fingers that rest on the keys of the piano :md. operated by pneumatic power, strike the keys with a pliant, yielding and remarkably sympathetic touch that is almost identical with that of the human fingers. When not in use the Pianola may be easi'.v rolled away from the piano and moved to another part of the room. The Pianola can be used in connection with any piano and does not in any way mar or disfigure the instrument. It ran be easily and quickly adjusted by any one. The action of the Pianola is so simple that even a child can readily learn to play it: at the s.ime time :t is capable of so much expression that its greatest ad mirers are those who best understand and appreciate good music. PRICE $250, Can be bought by Instalments If desired. It is a significant fact that the Pianola is the only piano player which has received the endorsement of musicians. EMIL SALER orders two more Pianolas in a letter just received from him from Germany, and says: 4 The instrument works in every re spect absolutely perfect, and 1 am by this sensational and epoch-making in vention more delighted than ever." THE AEOLIAN COMPANY, 18 West 23d Street. Newark Representatives, UUTEB GO., 657-659 Broad St. shoulder. He Is followed, by a little freshman, who bras been delegated * by* hts ''fraternity broth ers'" to take care of 'the" chaperons, and who is now valiantly and unsuccessfully trying to pilot a heavyweight matron through the awful crush. The typical Cornell dancing man is most in evi dence. With head erect and guiding arm carefully tucked alongside his body he takes his partner through all the giddy whirls of a most intricate waltz without once losing the movement, and by some marvel of skill and luck without a single col lision. The learned professor prances by, with his rim keeping pump-handle time to the music, no matter how hard his partner may be trying- to hold it down. And so it goes until 5 o'clock, when the last carriage rolls down the hili A CRUCIAL TIME. Junior week is over— all except the ride home. It Is on this last carriage ride that many of the engagement.- are worked out. The young folks have been together the greater part of the time for a week, and there is something sentimental about parting. Fellows declare that it was almost impossible to keep from saying 'onu thing serious to the girl on this last ride, especially if she had been very, very good to you. But whether the proposal con: or. not, the ride Is ended all too .-con. and you see her but for a moment the next afternoon on the way to the train. Then you %o back and meditate. You would like to barricade your doors — against the muckers to whom you owe money. Yoj think of lessons "cut" that must be made up to prevent "busting." You wonder if It is worth it. The meditation usually ends with the soliloquy: "It's all ln a life time." and by writing father something like this: "Dear Father: The inclosed bills for $125 are for social entertainments required in the college course. 1 hope you are enjoying the same good health as myself. I have the grip. Your affection ate son, " One cannot mention dances to a junior week man for a month after that happy time without danger of an instant explosion. He is without funds till the end of the term, and Is rushed with work, for the "greasy grinds" went on with studies while he was enjoyirg himself, and only the most terrific efforts .vill save him from a flunk. DID XGT GET MILLER SYNDICATE STOCK. GEORGE A. PARKER CHARGED WITH GRANT) LARCENT IN A POLICE COURT. George A. Parker, fifty-four years old. of No. 16 West Ninety-fourth-st.. was held in $500 bail for examination in the West Side Court by Magistrate Mott yesterday morning on a charge of grand lar ceny preferred by James S. Barnett, an insurance man of No. -130 West Twenty-eighth-st.. to whom he sold on November 22 twenty shares in the Franklin Syndicate of Brooklyn, of which W'lliam F. Miller was the head. Parker gave his occupation as clerk. i charges that on the day mentioned hs sali to Parker, through John B. Brown. Bfty-Bva years old, a watchman, of No. 435 West Twenty-eighrh st.. who a^ted as a messenger, the sum of jaou. which waa to pay for twenty shares al Jlu eaoh of the stock of the Franklin Syndicate but that he never received the shared or any return for his money. He secured a warrant in the latter part of January, :ind Parker was arrested yea Detective Sergeant Bernard McConvllle Hall was furnished for Parker by Jiseph H. Turl. of No. l<*i West Seventy-six: h-st. All the ; who appeared in the case wen> well dressed and .il>pea.red to be prosperous generally. T to talk about the ,i<Ta:r The proci ■ the Magistrate w;ts brief. AX AMERICAX BQ€AI>BOIS IX La PLATA. "II Prog- I ta!o- America no." the Italian American organ published in New-York, has re ceived from Its own correspondent at Buenos Ayres a short report of the presence in that port of some naval vessels of the United States. That report, which ends with a humorous observation, showing the pro-American sentiments of Us writer and of the paper to which he writes, is as follows: The Ironclad Chicago, with Rear-Admiral Schiey •»n board, has dropped anchor in this port. There are thus at the same time here three men-of-war of the United States— the Chicago, the Wilmington and the Montgomery. The Spanish schoolshlp Nautilus, with the son of Admiral Ccr\- on board, has arrived at Montevideo. The Madrid Government, fearing that the simultaneous pres ence in this port of Spanish and American men-of war might resuscitate warlike feelings, has ordered the commander of the Nautilus not to come to Buenos Ayres. There la here also the Spanish Iron clad Rio d*« la Plata, which was presented to their mother country by the Spanish residents in the Argentine. We hop* that the fiery sons of Don Quixote will know how to remain at their post, and not to tease th* sailors of the North American Navy, otherwise they might receive some lessons In the boxing art. Th« sam« correspondent of "H Progress© Italo- Amertcano" sars that the Argentine Republic is preparing Its exhibit for the Pan-American Ex position to be held in Buffalo next year. President Hoca la expected to visit tbe United Bi*;«* woUe ma Exposition ;s being nala SUNDAY. FEBRUARY 4 , 1900. The Pianola provides 3 source of pleasure for every one, whether he be novice or skilled musician. It overcomes the difficulties of the unskilled by supplying the necessary technic tc play any piece. It satisfies the artistic demands of the musically cultured by allowing the player instantaneous control or* expression. It responds to his will — the rendition has therefore a musical personality the same as when played with the human fingers. The claims made for the Pianola are marvelous — so also are the endorsements it has received from the great artists. Emil Saver has recently purchased two more Pianolas for friends in Germany. Why? Gobi and katr the Pianola, and judge for yoarseif. SAYS RIDFAL PULLED EI3 XOSB. F. TENNTSON X2:£l.Y BANKRUPTCY HEARING LEADS TO A POLICE COURT OCCIDENT. There was a sequence to the hearing" ta t£« bankruptcy proceedings in the case of F. Tenny son Neely. the publisher, held at the office of Morris S. Wise, referee, on Friday, which developed to the Jefferson Market Police Court yesterday. At the hearing before tne referee. T. B. Connery, an« of the creditors, expressed himself regarding the action of C. F. Rideal. who is another creditor and who was formerly adviser to Mr. Bsaatj, in send ing out circulars to creditors suggesting that they place their claims in his hands. Thi3 circular, which purports to have the authorization of the trustees In bankruptcy. Is signed by Rideal. who appends the initials "F. R. S. Lit." after his nasa, together with Carlos Martin, to whose name the title 'D. D." is added ln the circular. At the hear ing Mr Connery referred to Rideal and Martin ijj uncomplimentary terms. Mr. Rideal naturally die not relish this sort of talk, and threatened to pul." Conner nose. Early yesterday morning, or sooc after breakfast. Mr. Connery went to the office of Mr. Rideal. at No. TLi Fifth-aye.. and there tha controversy of the preceding day was renewed, and Mr. Connery alleges that Mr Ri'jea! carried out his threat He applied at the Jefferson Market Po lice Court for a warrant for the arrest of has as sailant, and a court officer was sent out to serve it. Mr. Rideal appeared soon after coon in court, accompanied by counsel. Then Mr. Connery told Magistrate Olmsted that when he visited Mr. Rid eal's 081 the latter deliberately took hold of his nose between the index and third fingers of his right hand and pinched the end of that organ with his thumb. He did not state ths reasson why he visited the office, neither did Mr. Rideal. who. la fcis own defence, said that when Connery visited the office he ordered him to go. and when he refused to do so pushed him cut. He admitted that he placed his hand against Connery'a face, but <VTited the nose pulling incident. Magistrate O.rr.st^d set the examination in th« case down for to-morrow morning, and paroled Rideal In the custody of his counsei. PIXGPAXK AFTER HIS SALARY. IXnDENTAI.r.T. CAMERA FIEXDB ARE ATTWB PINI-PANK. August Pingpank. a barber, appointed process server by President Gugsenheimer, was at City Hall yesterday looking for Mi January salary. In cidentally, he bad a grievance against alleged pict ures of him that were published. 'I would not have that picture printed for a thousand dollary!" he said. "It does not look BXe me at aIL" "I bet you are waylaid by men with cameras all 'he way uptown." said one of the clerks. On leaving the office a man with a camera ap proached and took a snapshot. Plngpank put 115 his hand to shade his face apparently. and ran to the office of Controller Colcr. where he wanted to know why his salary had been held up. "'I will look into the matter." said Mr Coler On leaving the office another camera was levelled at him. Pinjrpank bolted downstairs and did not stop running until he reached the elevated railroad. where he took a train uptown. TREYOR-WAfiREX MEDAL PRETEXTED. The formal presentation of the Trevor-Warren gold medal to Commissioner Scannell of the Fan Department, to be given to th* fireman performing the bravest act during the year, win be made next Wednesday, February 7, et 1^ o'clock.' noon. In the office of Commissioner Seannafl at Fire Headquar ters." The medal Is tho gift cf Mrs. M. Warren and Mrs. Trevor, who have established ft. trust fond of C.POX the Income of which is to purchase the gafil medal annually, Ex-Fire Commissioner John R. Sheffield will present the m*dal to Mr. ScdnaaU, and the givers will be present. GLEASOyS ASSAILAXT PCXIS3ED. The Police Commissioners hare made a decmtoa in the ease of Patrolman James Cuamtaaja. at the Jamaica station, -who was tried on chargaa of; as saulting ex-Mayor Patri .'; Jerome Gleasoa of Loos Island City. The trouble occurred at Jamaica on September 5 of last year. The ex-Mayor was at the railroad station at Jamaica, when Policeman Cummings grabbed bold of him and wanted te know what he was doing there. Mr. Gleasoa charged that th* pntlriman struck him m th* face. President York «rtad the case, and en ots recora mondaUon Cuzcmloss baa teen &:ad tttt*aa> (Says' pay. . .-.