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ACADEMT Or Mt'SlC— 2— S— l'r.rle TV-tn's CUMa. AMKHICAN THEATKK— 2— *. 15 — C»m;lle. EIJOU— *:I3 — The Climbers. RCOADWAY— *— «:IO— Trice ot rcscr. V PINO— 2— B:ir>— Flor<vlnrii. tIiITERION THEATRE— B:IS— When KnichUi 1 Was -In Flower. ,UI.T"S THEATRE— *—«: 10— Ssi Toy. ~£>irv KVSEE World In Wax. •\MPinK THEATR&— 2— <s— I'ipl'niao. rOUUTEENTH 6TKEET THEATRE— Mavourne. n. OAfiriKN' THKATBB- a_*:iv~ I n ier Two Flairs GARRJCK THKATKB- 2-830— Captain Jinks of the Horse UtniKt. <?HAND OI*KHA HOrRE— 2— — S^r.s ot Ham. HAItLKM OPKRA HOf.SE— 2:IS— A Itunawar Girl. HKHAL.U t(jI.AKE THEATRE— 2— B:ls— The Prlir.a r><-i'ina. IRVINO PI^AOE THEATRE— 2— S:ls— Twin Sister. KEITH'S — Oir.'lnuoua Performance. KKICICEBBOdCER THEATRE — — S:10 — The New <"ai.lno Gtr:. KOSTER & HIAL S— I:4s— 7:43— Vauiev!!le. UAl'l&tS HQVARE THEATRE— 2:15— 8:30— the Qttfc* MADiSOX SQUARE GARDEN— 2— Fcrepeugh * Sell* Bros.' Circus. MI'UHAY HILJ-. THFATRE— 2— «— Crust of Sorietr. NEW-YORK— : 3s— Vaudeville. PASTOR'S- I>ay ar.d Night — Continuous Show. (CTOR'S — Ccntlnuooa Perf'.Tmacce. ¦UEPCBUC— fe:I.V- Leers' L*r.e. VICTORIA THEATRE— 2— S-My Udy. V/ALLACK'j» THEATRE— 2:IS— B:3o— Mistress >•*"¦ jJubrv to j\.srfrli9cmrn!B rai*.Col.| ¦ Fact. Col. Air.jsementa 1* S-0 1 Help War \* * Anr, unc<>Tn»nt» 1« 4| Inntructlon »* » nirychw 3 6-6: l»i>t * Found ....... 14 4 Bo«rd A Room» 1* 1 ( Marri-nrf-s & Deaths.. 9 5-« noaka & rub!lcafn».lo 3-4 ! Me«-t.ni?» J« • Brooklyn Property ' CW,m Steamers 1« c for f?ale .....13 4 Prp«Mlf 2 6 nusineiu Chances 14 lißallroad* >•> g-9 «u»lnee» Notirfla 8 1 J Real Kutate. ....... 18 5-6 Cltr Property to 1^t.13 4 Real Fstate Wanted.. 4 CltatlOßi 14 SSrhool Aajfr.'-le* 14 2 Country Prcpvtj- for ! racial Notices 0 « EaJe 13 6 Spring Resorts 10 4-5 Country Property to ¦ Storage 14 4 I^et .. 13 fl Surropate'ti KottesS.. .1" 4 Coatttr Proixrtr for | f»nmni»r Rsmrii 10 B-« f»aS« or to I^et IS c fum. Renort Guides.. 10 « Dividend Notice* 13 3-4lTeachers 14 2 Dom. 8!t» Wanted. .14 tv-' ¦ The Turf 16 6 I>ry*ror><Je 14 2 Tribune Sub»erlptlon Kuropean Advt« 11 1-4 Rate» 0 C F'.r.ar.'-ia: Meetings.. 13 4 1 To 1-rf-t tor Business Financial IS 1-31 PurposfS 13 4 Fereelr* ore Sales.... 14 2-8; fnfurnlsh»<l Apart- Tor Sale .. 14 4' ments to I^t 18 4 Furnished Houws to ' Work WSJttSi 14 4-5 L^t. Country 13 C DnDinrss iNciiurs. Ivers & Pond Pianos. Tunerß* b!!!i reduced to th^ minimum. Wonderful dura- Wlltj;. At «¦ : yr.f. 1<» East l»'i!i St.. N. Y. IVe iD-TUrrk Cmlif STriSttne WEDNESDAY, MAY t 3901. ML YEWS nil a Monxixn. FOREIGN.— Terms of the deal by which the Lieyl&nd Line was purchased by the Morgan in terests were made public. — - — The generalt at Peking have agreed to the ministers' pro posals regarding garrisons in China. ¦ The German trooi^' are retiring fr^m the Great Wall, where the fight with Liu's troops took place. - : General Tinio. the insurgent leader in Luzon, sarrendered en April 2<i; several other prominent Filipinos have yielded to American troops. == The prosecutloo in the trial of Captain Reed at Manila closed its case; the de fence opens to-day. Fire destroyed a pier and stores at San Juan: th-- lop.-: is heavy. - It was reported at St. John's that the mission of Mr. Bond, the Newfoundland Premier, to Mr. Chamberlain. i>r.-.v»» i fruitless. DOMESTIC— McKlnley and his party errlved at mphls, Term.. and were wel comed by State and city officials; the President made brief speeches at various places in Ala bama and Mississippi. ===== The red cap of a Cardinal was presented to Archbishop Mar tlnelli at the Papal Legation in Washington by Count Colacicchi, a member "f the Pope's Noble Guard. : Final preparations for the official opening of the Pan-American Exposition at Buf falo were made; few <-xhii>ite were In place, and much work is etill necessary before the great crowds expected can be accommodated. == Governor Odell heard arguments on the Raines Urldge bill, but gave no Indication of his atti tude toward the measure. == Counsel for Rol and B. Mollneux expects a decision l>y the Court of Appeals alKMit the middle of June, reversing the lower court. . Vice- President Roosevelt. Senator Hoar and others spoke at the annual dinner of the Home Market Club, in Huston. CITY. — Stocks were strong end higher. == General Capote, sf the Cuban Commission, an nounced that the Cuban constitution would not be changed to make General Gomez eligible for the Presidency. === The Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse sailed with a long list of passengers, and there was a ba<l cru«h at the i>i»-r. owing to the large gathering of friends of departing voyagers. r . The striking of a match in a room con taining ga6 led to an explosion which caust-d the frightened tenants of a flathouse to rush to the street and brought the Fire Department to th? place. == Marcus Adler, an artist, the brother of AMwmMyman Charles B. Adler. was knocked down an<l perhaps fatally injured by a runaway horse. === Police Captain Wentcr , ve'.t was retired i s a pension by Commissioner Ifurpby. bavins niaii'- an arrangement with the District Attorney by arbich th>- charges against him w. r' dropped; Captain Frers was also re tired. — Ju.'-'V.- Jerome exerr.lned the pris oners caueht in Monday's raid, and investigated . the conduct of the West Twenty-flfth-st. police •with regard t.. the raid. === The New-Tork came into port badly crippled, and it was an nounced that she would be retired for several months, and would be thoroughly overhauled. THE WEATHER.- Forecast for to-day: Part ly cloudy. The temperature yesterday: Highest, 76 Aearees; lowest, TtH; average. 84Vi. TIIF PAS ERIC AX EXPOSITJOX. Tii." priiicipa! bolldlnga of the Pan-American Exposition an* sow praetlcallj complete. Hut the extraordinary weather of ten days or so sgo sea s.» delayed the finishing touches of the landscape '_'nrd<!!. r to the grounds and the Installation of the exhibits that the ceremony of opening baa been Kisety deferred to May lio. lEererthelen, the work sf arenuntJan is n far advanced m to ren>ri the blghest credit upon DSS BMnagera. In fact, la some particulars the »-ituat)<iii in Buffalo is now more satisfactory than that in Paris when last years World's Fair •was officially inaugurated. Exhibitors and con cessionaires at Delaware Park have only them fcelves to thank for unreadiness, whereas the fact that same of the ossential features of the i • FreiK-h show, bot'a <»n the Champ de Mars and at VincrEnes. were fully six weeks behind tim*« •was Justly chargeable to the general manage ment. ¦nMdtaiwoosly with the ezpoaftkm in Buffalo anotlicr of international scope and pretensions ivill be In progress in Glasgow. The latter . conies so soon after the Paris show that the attendance will doubtless he almost exclusively British. Scarcely enough progress can be made In industry and art in a single year to draw other Europeans to the Clyde in the hope of see ing anything new. But the Paris fair was mi far removed geographically from the Pan-Amer ican Exposition that its nearness in i»oint of tfcnc cannot militate against the popularity of the latter. Judging from the increase In the transatlantic steamship traffic last summer, the .number of Yankees to whom the French show was a si»ecial attraction did not exceed twenty thousand or twenty-five thosjsand. Millions that stayed at home win find it both practicable and profitable to visit Buffalo this year. An «xpo«ltion iv which all the nations of the western continent from La Plata to Hud ssafs Bay are represented possesses a unique menlnl Interest. The steadily growing mel> Ing among tho manufacturers of the United States that they have a peculiar title to the trade of rlietr neighbors In this h»m!s]ihere has imparted an even stronger stimulus to the Buf falo enterprise. So excellent an opportunity for llndiag a market for surplus products will hardly be thrown away. Again, exhibitions of this s..rt have a rare educational vr.lue. While the major ity of people who visit them are animated pri - msrily by n. d«>ire for entertainment, and in advance have somewhat vague ideas retarding the actual benefits to be derived from the expe r.-ti'-e. tbev cannot fail to learn a good denl about their own and other countries that will ever thereafter tx» a source of satisfaction. : Finally, strange as it may seem, there are many Americans who, have never yet seen Niagara Falls, one of the grandest spectacles that nature has presented to human gaze. The utiHarthß of the mighty cataract, too, for power purposes is one of the in<»st novel and significant Indus trial developments of the ago. Niagara alone. then for", adds powerful and exceptional attrac tion! to the exposition which is to be informally ; enod in Buffalo to-daj . THE BRIDGE BILL WEABUSO. The case against the Wost-st. elevated rail road scheme was impressively set forth yester day at Ihe hearing given by the Governor. Tho opposition was thoroughly nnd appropriately represented, nnd the supporters of the bill have no reason to complain that it did not have a. f.iir BBOW. Moderation was observed on both sides, and altogether the proceedings were cred- Itnble to those who took part in them. The Governor did not indicate his intentions, but it is difficult to believe that he has boon convinced of the propriety of the project in its presen' form. The two main objections on which w have insisted -the perpetual franchise nnd the trivial condensation- -were urged with special force by several of the speakers, including Con troller Coler. who again expressed also his con viction that the bill was meant to permit a large amount of elevated railroad building in various parts of the city. Its peculiar phraseology undoubtedly suggests thnt hypothesis, though there is considerable reason to question its availability for such a purpose, and the pro moters may have had no thought <>f extending operations in thnt manner. Bu< it Is plain that a franchise containing such possibilities ought not to be granted, however moderate the ideas of the original possessors. It is extra-hazardous to leave such a thing lying about where bad men can get at it. nnd therefore it has been impossible to accept present professions of good faith and civic spirit as an adequate guarantee for the future. But, ns we have repeatedly said, conjectures as to the probable effect of this and that pro vision of the bill, though they Indicated the lack of ekill or candor with which it was drawn, have not been particularly valuable. The suffi cient fact was that it contained thoroughly bad features ns to which there could be no dispute. If it was likewise capable of being so employed as to confer great benefits on the city, then the wise thing to do was to correct its faults and make it excellent in all its parts nnd poten tialities. There is no hurry. All necessary changes can be made next winter, and the delay will harm no interests which have a clear claim to public protection. MR. HILL SAYS SOMETIIIXG. The Hon. David Bennett Hill begins a state ment designed for publication, and generally published, with these words: "My attention has "been called to the story which is going the "rounds of the pre3S," etc. The ex-Governor, ex-Senator and past, present and future Demo crat ought not to have borrowed this foolish little device <»f vain men wlio like to pretend that they never see a reference to themselves in the newspapers until they have been engulfed in marked copies sent to them by their friends or enemies. Mr. Hill is not that sort of pretender, whatever else be may be. He does not pose for the beatification of a little coterie of congenial spirits and the diversion <>f the rest of mankind. He does not care a rap who knows that betakes pains to ascertain what is going on in the world. If lie subscribes to that useful institution, a clip pings bureau, he Is not In the least ashamed of the fact; but, whether he does or not, he would never think of denying that lie is as well nware ns anybody else of what is being printed about himself. Hence it may safely be assumed that when he said his attention had been called to current reports of a personal nature lie was suf fering from an attack of inadvertence, which ¦will be readily pardoned, though everybody will hope that be will not do it again. Bo much for the paltry form of words with which Mr. Hill carelessly solicits the public ear. The substance of his statement Is Interesting and, in the main, meritorious. We regret to learn, however, that he Is not contemplating a political trip through the West and South either this year or next. He has always been a busy man. and we suppose the time has never seemed to him to be propitious for a deliberate and tranquil Inspection of the country. Perhaps, also, lie dislikes travelling; but lie ought to have made the sacrifice. He has attended numerous political conventions and regularly done his turn on the stu.np year after year, but otherwise his orbit has been uncommonly i. arrow. We are pretty sure that he has never been in Europe. which is likewise to be regretted. Contact with the effete dynasties would have done him good. For one tliimr. it might have strengthened his devotion to his native land. But this is not the point we intended to make when we began. What we had in mind was the closing para graph, and especially the closing sentence, of Mr. Hill's proclamation: I will state further that I am nnt a candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination in H*>l. I in neither Reeking- the nomination nor expecting it. I regard all suggestions of candi dates at this time ns premature and Inadvisable. No on<- can now tell what rin or ousrht t<> be done in lIXM. In the mean time. Democratic ef forts, In my opinion, should 1... devoted to strengthening our lines and obtaining recruits for our cause, so that the nomination of the party may become jsomethinj? more than a mere empty honor and the nominee may have some chance of success. Seldom, indeed, has so large a dose of common sense been administered to tho Democratic party by one of its own distinguished members. If Colonel William J. Bryan happens to be in need of a subeditor for his "Commoner" there is just one man in the country whom he ought to engage, even though it should require all the colossal proiits of our esteemed contemporary to get him. .1 REAL ARISE. While refusing to sign Senator Ellsworth's referee bill. Governor Odell has taken occasion to say that he does so because of the defects of that bill, and not because the evils which it pro fessed to correct are not real and serious. The Governor believes that there has been undue favoritism in the appointment of referees and that there are judges hero who do use their of fices for political effect. Every lawyer and every judge in New- York <"ity knows that this is perfectly true. Lawyers do not commonly saj anything about it. for they do not dare antagonize Judges with whom- they must stake their clients' interests by too open criticism of Judicial favoritism and nepotism. When Frank Moss as counsel to the Mazet Com mittee planned to take up judicial abuses some of his associates labored strenuously to dissuade him, pointing out that it was a dangerous topic for any of the lawyers to deal with. Neverthe less, he did give a few thrusts of the prolx* and showed clearly enough the abuse of judicial patronage. Indeed, so thoroughly established are bad habits that even Judges who do not approve the prevailing custom and fail to show proper consideration for the friends and relatives of some of their colleagues find themselves far from popular in the judicial patronage circle and likely to derive little enjoyment from compan ionship with some of their associates. The Governor's exhortation to the Bar Asso ciation is one that should be heeded. The Ells worth bill was thoroughly impracticable and vicious. The narrow escape from it should warn Judges and lawyers to seek a practicable rem edy for the existing evils, lest some foolish measure again be put through. They cannot NEW-YORK DATLY TRIBUNE. WEDNESDAY. MAY 1. 1901. hope to be atilp always to stop legislation rllrfvt •¦'l against this abuse, because the legislation Is defective or due to selfish motives, -while them selves taking no measures to correct the abuse in ¦ wiser way. Merely destructive criticism will finally become Ineffective and the politi cians will secure such laws as they desire under pretence of stopping the distribution of judicial favors which everybody knows Is n reproach to the administration of our courts. At this time the Governor recognizes the proposed cure as worse than the disease, but the time is ap proachinpr when demands for some treatment of the disease will override prudent considerations and open the door to quacks, if those best equipped to handle the case, the lawyers and judges themselves, do not do something in line with Governor Odell's suggestion. TIXTO, TOO. The list lengtnena ominously. First, in recent days, tlirn- vas Dalgado. Then came Bandieo. After him. involuntarily at first, Inn nf forward willingly mooch, Affuinaldo. Yesterday Ate iandrino'l name was added. To-day that of Tinio la rororded. Wo don't know how ninny more potential "successors t<< Agulnaldd" thero may 1>«» out in the woods, but according to present Indications they must be linpd np In i queue, like ticket npenilators at • l ir »x office. waiting tholr turn to lay down their arms and fako tli»» oath of slleglanc^. How many leaser lights have come in besides thoso we have named it would tnx patience to rocnll. BaMo mero, the "Secretary of Wnr" In Agnlnaldo's "government**; Father AgUpay, who tried to preach n "holy war" apalnst the United Statos, nnd st-voral others are mentioned in tho present news, nnd many other names will occur to thosf» with a memory for Hispano-Mnlny nomen clature. I?ut mathematicians teM of linos which con tinually approach each other nnd yet. oven if infinitely extended, never touch. So this list of surrendering TagaJs, however much prolonged, will, we fear, never be complete, i here will always be some three or four, perhaps we might say six or seven, vacancies nt the foot. The familiar saying will be reversed— instead of there always being room at tho top. there will always he room at the bottom. Tinio's name is there, and others will be added. .But we shall look and wait In vain for the nnmes of Atkin son nnd Wlnstow nnd tiarrlson nnd Crosby nnd Pettigrew. nnd let's see who is thnt other one? They will ne'er think the victory won. nor lay their bolos down so long as trncts can be written, songs be sung, lampoons be uttered and faces be made. So. there! .l//i\ CUTTIXG'S VEFEXCE. Mr. R. Pnlton Cutting's letter to Tho Tribune in defence of the Citizens Union platform, which was published yesterday. Is an excellent pres entation of thf Cltteens Union's position ns a municipal political party. As The Tribune said In Its previous cotninenti on that platform, there is nothing to prevent any body of men with certain common principles from proclaiming thoKp principles to tho voters and asking for the election of men who will carry them out In the administration of public olllce. Mr. Cutting explains that th<» Union was not organized ns an anti-Tammany l>ody, nor was Its purpose, except Incidentally t<> rally bonest citizens for a eampabjm struggle, but rnth»-r to carry into effect the principle of separation of municipal from St:ito and national poJttica. Accordingly he holds that It is the Union's proper historic function to bo a municipal party and promul gate a "representative policy"— representative of its organization -concerning purely municipal affairs. Mr. Cutting is unquestionably right, as we have previously conceded. If the Citizens Union Is merely a municipal party, as h<» mnkes It out to be in his letter, and If its present member .*hlp has been recruited on that understanding. But In that case what becomes of Its assump tion of leadership of all. regardless of differing opinions, who desire the regeneration of our city government? Last November the Union issued an address In which It set forth as Its simple purpose the union of all "who demand the sepa "ratlon of municipal from State and national "politics, nnd n civic administration without "spoils, favoritism or political tyranny," stated that it would "si<ari' DO efforts to secure the "active co-operation of nil organisations, tocte "ti<s and Individuals qualillod to render effec "tlve 6orvlce," and appealed to all citizens to Join Its organisation for that purpose nnd thru purpose only. In promulgating a "progressive programme" of "benefits for the people" nnd becoming a mere city political party It goes quite beyond the covenants of that Invitation, which drew to it many voters with no belief in this particular programme, but with an intense desire for honest administration and n union to ohtain it such ns they hoped this organization they were joining would secure. That Novenil»er declaration, which marked the practical renaissance of the citizens Union, superseded the platform of 1S!(7. Moreover, those who recall the attacks upon that platform as visionary and socialistic by the opposition even though platforms cut only a small llgure In that campaign, and many who did not believe In the detailed programme of the Citizens Union voted for Mr. Low as the only hope for good government will not bo so certain as Mr. Cut ting that the Citizens Union makes no mistake in expanding that platform of IS)>7. even If It has no conflicting obligation under the declara tion of last November to be not a municipal political party, but the hospitable homo for all believers in honest government. Mr. Cutting's defence of the Citizens Union Is a perfect one If it has become a political party, one among the many which we hope may be united into an effective and successful anti- Tammany force. Our criticism and regret are based merely on its failure to rise to the high estate which it promised to,occupy and furnish the certain solvent for the coming campaign. THE ECUPSE OF AXCIEXT GREECE. The p?anut stands look lean, and so do the keepers. The Goober Trust has no bowels of compassion for the descendants of Agamemnon. Achilles and Menelaus. Our modern Hellenes of the Gotham curb and comer do not recall the Ilomerian legends or repeat the tale of windy Troy. Tliey have forgotten the divine Helen. If they ever knew aught of her. and the name of Hecuba, the "niobled queen." is never on their tongues. Neither Hecuba nor Hector is In their minds. The price of peanuts at wholesale touches them nearly, but the wooden stand and the predatory "copper" occupy their thoughts and keep them guessing. Laocoon and the twin pythons,, the wooden horse jin.l the well greaved Greeks hidden within it rarely mingle with the passing shows of their turbid dreams. To them the frieze of the- Parthenon is' well nigh meaningless, Phidias and Praxiteles are empty syllables, while Aristotle's pfhlrs and Plato's teachings are barren of significance. From the golden days of Pericles and the Im mortal glories of Athens to the selling Of v'"" hers in Chrystie-st. is n long step. The Olympian gods, the classic temples, the warriors of Mara thon and Salamis and PlataW, the marvellous triumphs over the Persians and the countless hosts of - -and now the humble' pedler o f peanuts! Our modern Greeks In the highways and the byways of New-York fall to remind us of the generations in which «Eschylus. and Sophocles, ¦atmtei and Xenophon, Themisto cles and ThucydMes, Demosthenes and Isocra tes, Leonidas and Miltlades. were names to con jure with. The crop of "wayward sons" In city poolrooms Is one crop that never falls. In a murder trial in Boston the Jury bvx waa filled In an hour and a half. The Bay State Yankee can giv* valuable lessons in court methods to the deliberate descendants of Dle drirh Knickerbocker. A grave and reverend committee of the City Club after studious research has announced the startling discovery that the average player of policy has cn'.y 200 chances out of T'ldT'V even if the managers of the game "play fair." But as th- policy managers rarely play fair the shrift of the victim Is sure to be short. It was moving day for the New- York Stock Exchange. Monday, April 29, lf>ol. and that magnificent organization signalized Its taktaSj possession of Its temporary home near the Bowl- Ins Green by a tremendous attack on the ram parts of the pessimists, the doubters and the prophets of evil. The onset of the optimists was overwhelming: and irresistible. It was n great day in the new quarters. Chicago has a new Chief of Police. Xew-York needs one. In these choicest of spring days the lovers of ridlns on horseback, the men and women who art> fond of pleasure driving:, the bicyclers, rich and poor, youngr and old. the owners and the lessees of automobiles, and the seekers of views afoot, have tempting- opportunities for enjoy ment In our metropolitan suburbs and surround ings. There is a wonderful variety of pict uresque and charming scenes to admire within thirty miles of Mail-st. and Printing House Squire. Japan has been buying Indian cotton in huge quantities, and it behooves our Southern plant ers to bestir themselves In order to recover that importnnt market. A frank and candid member of the New-Tork Hoard of Aldermen remarked In reply to an In quiry as to the cause nf s certain Investigation which hail been proposed in that august body. "Well, I fancy that pome of my esteemed col "ieaguea didn't get certain favors which they "expected, and they want to know the reason "why." That outspoken City Father deserves a loving cup, or a set of engraved resolutions, or a little hatchet for his undisguised veracity. /'/ h'sn\Al.. The American Association of Japan, of which Baron Kentaro Kancko, the Minister of Justice, is president. Is about to *rect a monument to Com modore Perrj al Kurihama. Mluragorl, in the Provlni i cf Bagnml, when- he landed and held con ntrente lor th^ purpose of concluding a treaty of commerce n::d friendly Intercourse between Japan anU the United States. "It Is our determination." s:i"s Baron Kaneko, "to accomplish the end in view with nil prssihle promptitude and to hold the cere mony of unvetilnif the monument on the coming anniversary of the landing of the American envoy at Kutihama. on July 14 this year. We hope that those who nre Interested In the matter will favor us by Indorsing our undertaking In a substantial manner. Subscriptions should be sent to the office of Hel-yu Kyo-kai. No. 12 Yiimashlro-cho. Kyoba shl-ku, Toklo. Subscription list will be closed on May 3fi. IM. General R. rVtroff. the new Prim* Minister of Piiljrnrla. although barely forty, has been Minister of War three times, having first held that ofnee When only twenty-six years old. Mt?s Theodora A. reck, of Burlington. Vt . has been selected by the general committee of the Bo ciety of th<> Army of the Potomac to deliver the poem at the neit ¦ general meeting of the society, to be held at Utica. on' May 21 and 24. Miss Teck is tho daughter of General T. S. Peck, of Burlington, who has Just retired after an un usually long senrtc* as Adjutnnt-General of the State of Vermont. She wns born In Burlington on October 25. ISS2. She b»«an writing verse at the aso of seven ywirß. niul at the time of the sinking of tho Imttl.shln Maine she wrote a. creditable l>o«m. entitled "By the Ilnnd of the Unseen Foe." which attracted considerable attention. She was th^n fifteen years old. A year later she wrote "A Krr.im of the KlaK." which also made n. frvorable Impression. Shi- was rruduated from the Klmunds High School, in Burlington, at the age of seventeen years and won a prize by writing a story, entitled "The Storm Angel." She also wrote the class poem. President N. J. Morrison, of Falrmount College, Wichita. Kan., has Just visit, d Franklin Falls. V H to secure some sprouts from th» elms planted by Daniel Webster, whi<-h he will pet out In thn /rounds of Falrmount College. "The F.lectrtcal Review" says that an ear spe ctallst recently visited Thomns A. Edison and of fered to cure him of his deafness. "Whnt'." ex claimed Mr. Kdlson. "and give up the jjreal advan tage I have, over you fellows! Why. I need It in n>\ bußlnoss--for. you nee. my business is think ing and. no mutter what the rest of you are doing or 'how much noise you nre makir.r. It doesn't bother me and I nm able to concentrate my mind fully upon the subject tn hand without Interrup tion Give up an advantage like that! Not mu<-h. until, possibly, I get so old I cannot work any longer." r>r "'harles McLean Andrews, head of the de partment of history at Bryn Mawr CoUsa*, has been chosen official representative of the American Historical Association at th* Alfred millenary celebration by English scholars and historians in the latter part of July, to be held partly tn Ox ford and partly In Winchester. Pr. Andrews will prepare a pnp^r on a subject not yet announced. The baccalaureate sermon for the class <«f '01 of Bryn Mawr College will be preached In the chapel on May ii r > by the Rev. !>r. W R. Iluntlngton. rec tor of Grace Church, New-York. Colonel C. A. Cooliilge lias been relieved of the command of the Oth I'nlted St-ites Tnf:intry In the Philippines and Is now on the way to the United States to tako command ot his old regiment, the 7th Infantry, at Vancouver Barrnck*. Washington. Colonel Ooolldge went to Cuba with the Tth and won iltstitvtk.il with that regiment. Soon after his return to Tort Logan he was ordered to the Philip pine!". The 9th w:is sent to Chln.i. Colonel LJscum was killed, and the command of (he regiment de volved upon Coolldfe. then lieutenant-colonel. His services earned him promotion THE TM.K OF TIIF. DAT. The plan of uslnc wine a* a portion of the rrg ular ration* of farm horses Is beinx seriously dis diased In Frnnr<\ Tho pxiirrimont of fperilns the animal? on n mixture of bran nnil wln<\ euiM out by or.f f:irm. was brought Into notice at the lnst meeting of thr Hernult ARri.-uluiral Soiioty. and a commission wns appointed to Inquire Into tho subject. Visitor— Can I have n few vr.irrls with you. sir? , Bu«y Man— A very few. What ate you. a book Folieltor? - -' • Visitor— Quite the contrary. I nm a book dis penser. It Is money th:tt I spllolt.— (ttoston Transcript. The advocates of public ownership who r^srard that theory ns the panacea for all industrial Ills mlxtht well Htudy the BtatlStlcS showing the rtla tivr c"st of transportation on railroads In Europe ami tho railroads of this country, which are not under the coii«rol of the Stnto. In Frnnoe it costs $1 44 to carry a ton of fretajhi \te\ mll^«=; in (}»>rniari.v. $12S; in Switzerland' $2 SO; In Holland. Ji «v In n.»l glum. JlJ6' In Italy. $3 20; In Austria. *2. whllf> In the United States the cost 's only SI cents. "Yes. ma'am." said the r»Ex->il fat man: "I'm lookln" for work. You nln't got no od<i Jobs o" serul.bln' or washln' t*r be did. have yer?" "Why. you surely don't do scrubbing, or work of that sort," said the housekeeper. "Sure not. I'm lookln' fur work fur mi- wife."— (Philadelphia Record. August Slebner. of Wnukesha. Wls.. believes that he has solved the pocre.t of the solar system. He has invented an instrument which, he believes, will some day make him fabulously wealthy. He has had for SSOM time the Idea that there l.« more than one nun, and by means of his instrument he shows all the way from two to thirty-six suns. The numerous suns appear in a proup, chip directly above the other. The Instrument when placed In another position reveals two suns some distance apart. He says that he can. by means of his ap paratus, bring thp moon so close to the earth that every line on It Is discernible, and he says that it 's full of holes. He also tells wonderful tales of the inhabitants of .the planets. He Intends to take his instrument to the State Observatory at Madi son. c . . Scene— A .Registry ' Office.— Younc ", Housekeeper (interviewing cook)— I must tell you I am very par ticular as to the quality of cookery. I have only jii!>t recently parted with a French chef— quite a cordon Meu. Cook— A what, ma'am? Tounn Housekeeper— Cordon bleu! If" French, ond means blue ribbon, you knew. Cook— Oh. that's all rljrht. I've helonge.l to the Blue Ribbon Army myself for years!—^Punch. Lucius M. Sargent, in his "Dealings with the Dead." says (Vol. I. Pnge 31) that "In the grave yard at Norfolk. Va , I 3 a handsome marble monu ment sacred to the memory of Mrs. Margaret, etc.. ¦wife of, etc.. who died. etc.. and that following the inscription 1« this: 'Erratum: For Margaret read Martha.' " Employer— l saw you coming out of a sa'.oon Just now. Rakely— sir. Employer— didn't I te'.l you I would fire you If I ever caught you doir.K that again" Rakely— Oh! no. You said you'd fire me if you saw m goinsr Into one. You surely can't reproach me for coming (Philadelphia Press. Our staid and sober fellow countrymen should re frain from hazardous antics and not endeavor to imitate the exploits "f professional acrobats. Not many d.iys ago the owner of a farm wandered Into town and bought a ticket for a "continuous per formance." An Oriental wizard from the Eastern edge of Mandnlay did some strange things on the stage. One of his feats was the tossing about or three lighted lamps in a fashion that even Aladdin never dreamed of. The rural observer was filled with wonder. When he returned to his domestic hearth he could not resist the temptation to try to Juggle the three kerosene lamps which were the on.y sources of Illumination In his humble homestead. He tossed them about to such elTect that his house ¦was soon afire and the amateur "equilibrist" was sneedily aflame. The insunr.ee adjusters, both of the flre" companies and the life companies, are still uncertain as to the amounts which they should equitably pay over. Regrets.— "Doctor, you told me three months ago that If you didn't perfort an operation on me l would be r dead man In twenty-four hours. "Well, sir. I was wrong, «nd I can only express my great sorrow for It." —(Judge. i A RDIXA L\< CAP PRESENTED. ARCHBISHOP MARTINELLI RECEIVES FORMAL XOTICI OP HIS KI.KVA TIon WROX <«i[ N T t «.[..\i icrni. Washington. April »V— Cardinal-elect Martlnellt to-night received from the hands of Count Stanis laus Colaclcchl. a member of the Noble Guard of F'ope Lee XIII. who had Just arrived from Rome, the conslstorlal letter formally advising him of his elevation to the eardlnalate and the red cap em blematic of that high office. The ceremony, which vas brief and simple, occurred at the Papal Lega tion at 6 o'clock this evening In the presence of a number of Church dignitaries. Count Colaclcchl arrived In New-York this morn- Ing and was met in New-York by Dr. Rooker. secretary of the legation here, and a delegation of the clergy from New-York and Brooklyn, who escorted him to Washington. The party arrived here shortly before t> o'clock and wen driven to the Papal legation, where preparations hnd been made for the ceremony. Count Colacicchi had donned his uniform before leaving the train, an.l h^ en tered the legation wearing his massive helmet and with a white cloak heavily braided with gold fall- Ing to his feet. The large parlor of the legation was brilliantly lighted, and here Monslgnor Mar tlnelll and those nearest to him assembled for the ceremony. The Cardinal-elect was attired In the robes of an archbishop, and was attended by Mon signor Cvnaty. ree'or of the Cnthollc Vniverstty. also In his vestments, while In a circle before the group were ranged the company Invited to witness the ceremony. Putting aside hli cloak. Count Coraclcchi stepped lnt» the parlor. In his hand he carried two large letters an.l a leather rasa Inclosing the cap. Saluting the Cardinal-elecf. Count Colaclcchl hand ed him one of the letters, which was read aloud and proved to be the credentials of th« emctal messenger. Then th« second letter was handed to th.» Cardlnal-eleft. who ran through It and handed It to Bishoy Keiley. of Savannah, to be read. It was the official notice of his elevation to the eardlnalate. signed by Cardinal Rampolla, the Papal Secretary of State. When the letter had been read Count ColaclCCW open*"! the small red morocco case and took therefrom a red silken suchetto, or cardinal's skull ci»p. Pr. Co— ty re moved the purple cap from the hrad of Monslgn r Martlnelll and the latter placed the red cap In lt» stead Removing his helmet Count Colactcehl ad dressed the Cardinal, snytng h« had been highly honored in being chosen as the bearer of this mes ware to the delegate. He referred to the long and eminent services of Monsignor Martlnelll. h!?» de votion to the church and to the pontiff, and ex pressed the hope that long life would be given to the Cardinal for the labors of the exalted station now bestowed on him. Cardinal Martlnellt responded briefly. He referred to the Illuntri-vus house from wnlch Count Colacl .-cni descended. So far as h- kn.w. the fa>VOt whi.-h The I'onTiff had deigned to show him was not due to the bumble services he had been able to perform. b'lT to the graclousness of the Pontiff himself, and as In the past he had always sought T.> promoT- the interests of the Pontiff nnd of religion, so. wlTh the help of tJod. he would continue those labors. Dr. Rooker was the first to congratulate- Cardinal M.irtinellt on his elevation, and was followed by It Marehettl. the Ablegate. nnd many others present. The Cardlnnl then Invited his guests to join him ar dinner. It was understood that th » formalities of Taking the oath would follow the ceremony, but this was deferred until later In the week. Count Colaclcchl arrived here yesterday on the overdue steamshtp New- York. The count Is about twenty-five years sf aj?e. tall and slim, and has the bearing of a soldier. He was met at Quaran tine by the Rev. W. J. White, of Brooklyn, who is to act as secretary to the count, and the Rev Dr. Rooker. of Washinpton. secretary to the Apos tolic Delegation. On the arrival of the New-York al her dock the count's o,itrKa*re was soon exam ined and he nnd his party left the pier at onc> for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station, taking the 12*5 train for Washington. THE TALE CLUB'S 2CEW HOME. ELKVKX STORY HOUSE IN WEST FORTY FOURTH-ST. TO BE PUT TO USE To-MORROW. Tlie new home of the Tale Club. In West Forty fourth-st.. is ro bo opened to Its members for u«e and occupancy to-day. In anticipation of this occasion the house committee was* busy yesterday showing visitors over the building and pointing out its attractive features. The first floor Is occupied by the large entrance hall, the office, two reception rooms and a large Brill and billiard r »>ni. nnlshed In Colonial style, with furnlturo to match, ar»d a hi;«e elsVflßSßßßßje4 fireplace, which, al'.hough a stranger to flre. looks as If it had seen service through many hard New- England Whlters. Over the fireplace Is UM in scription: "In Icvtag memory of Yale and '67.'* The library and lounfilnß rooms take up the whSle of the second story. The decorative sclmsm Is simple ami dignified, and red tinted walls and green carpets lend a warm and comfortable ap pearaaca to the rooms. A large portra.lt of Kllhu Yale tilings in a commanding place, and pictures of othf-r prominent Yale men and photographs of Ynle buildings nd seen fill the walls. Here t.> Its h.^st advantage is seen the spiral marble stairway, which is i distinctive and striking feat ure of the btilldlns- Sixty living rSOSM for members occupy all the floors "from the third to the eighth Inclusive. They are fitted with oil the latest appointments to make comfortable bachelor quarters. No club In New- York has snen ample facilities for housing its members. On the ninth floor Is a cafe and ¦ .-lass dining room. H»>re a dinner was given last night to aU the eominlitees of the club. The whole of the tenth floor is voted t<» the general dining room, and on the eleventh Is the kitchen. A roof garden crowns the building, affording a flne view of a larse section of the city, and from which the diners can look down condescendingly onto the roofs of their cluh neighbor* far below. The architects of the building. Evarts Tracy and Egerton Swartwout. both members of the club, were kept bus> vest, rday receiving congratulations on their work. /i/.-. XELSOX 11. HEXltrg MARRIAGE. Dr. NVlson H. II -y. A«FcmWynian from the Vth New-York I>lstr!.t and i iii.-f SIUn«»M of thp Xa tl(»>.;il Guard, St;ite of New- York, on Oenrral Roe's stnff, mnrrl^tl y.-=t>-rclny Mrs Sarah Hodgers Sloan at hpr home. No. 20 West Elghth-st. The ceremony was performed In thf presence of relatives hy the Rev. Dr. John 11. Clewell, president .-if the old Moravian Seminary, at Salem. S. C. The bride and her mother were graduated from the Institution. There was no formal reception after the wedding. Dr. Henry and sti bride isavsja the house to take S SBOII trio. I>R. KESTOX'S ARM WILL BE SAVED. The condition of Dr. Albert T. Weston, the Cor oner's physician, who, while performing an au topsy, became afflicted with blood poisoning by scratching one nf his fingers with a knife, was re ported as greatly Improved yesterday. Dr. J. K. Erdmann, who Is. attending him, says that he win recover, and -that ther* ¦ wilt be no necessity for the amputation of the arm. BUILDING THE NATION. FREDERICK W. SEWARD SATS THE . SriRIT OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FOLLOWS THE FLAG AND WORKS IN A PRAC H (AI, WAY. To the Editor of The Tribune. Sir: The close of our Spanish war left us con-. fronted with four perplexing problems— on* in. Hawaii, one in Cuba, another in Porto Rico and another in the Philippines. In each case the condltlor.s were different, the characters and] prejudices of the people were different, and So in each case there were needs *¦<¦¦ v.-'-.z different treatment. , Political philosophers. naturally enough. sought for some general rule that would meet . all the cases, some panacea that would cure all Ills. There were three leading theories. On* set of theorists maintained that all these ac quisitions were to be treated as Territories and held as incipient States, or otherwise not to be held at all. Another set of theorists assured us that we must adopt the British East India sys tem of a vast machine of governmental ap pointees holding down Ignorant and rebellious natives. A third set of theorlaers Insisted that under our flag the Islands would continue in vassalage under the same medifeval tyranny, oppression and slavery they had experienced before. It was easy for men not charged with the responsibilities of government to formulate these theories. But those who had th^ responsi bility and the governing Is do— that is. our administration and Congress— had little t!m» for theorizing. They dealt with the problems In an eminently practical. American way. They met each question as it came up. solved each difficulty as It presented Itself, S*SSBe4 each Fox River when they came to it. and not be fore. And now. rather to our own surprise, and certainly la the surprise of the rest si the world, the problems are nearly solved already! The Hawailans are safe, contented and prosper- SSjn The Porto Ricans are quite as ready to be come Americans as we are to have them. The Cubans have self-government under our sruari ianship opening before them; and even the Filipinos are waking up to the advantages of becoming a part of the great American repub lican system. Perhaps the most striking fact about It all is that we find we have not made a heterogeneous conglomeration of discordant parts, but have built up a vast, massive structure of republi can government, differing everywhere in Its details, but harmonizing everywhere in Its scope and purpose. Between our States there are dif ferences of laws and administration; between States and Territories greater differences, and between the continent and Islands differences greater still. And yet they all work har moniously together. Whether the constitution does or does not extend everywhere, the spirit of the American people does, and It demands, whether In islands or on the mainland, that every man shall have the benefit of the llherti»* w*» enjoy; safety and protection to life, llberty and property, freedom of worship, of education and <-f the pres3. Judicial safeguards of personal rights and participation In governmental af fairs. We have not askc I the Islanders to share with us the burden of governing the continent, when they have not yet learned to govern ther. selves. But we are earnestly striving to Instruct them In the art of self-government, giving them Just as much of It as they can safely handle or stand, and Just as fast as they are ready for lr. Any bricklayer can lay up a wall bj piling bricks and mortar on each other. But It re quires the Intelligent skill of an architect tn build up a huge edifice. There are angles an I corners to be turned, openings to be made, roots. cornices and supports to b<» ndded. all re<vitrlne different treatment, yet all dominated by t •• same idea of combined use and harmony. Just that has) been the work of the Ameri can people. Consciously r -r unconsciously, we have built up a great nation of worldwide t-. fluence, that will probahly endure longer tha-. any empire ever devised. The proof la that men flock toward it from all lajids. to better the'r condition, and that all civilized governments are adopting some of Its liberal Ideas in place •' their old absolutism. More than thirty years ago an American Secretary of State, standing in a Weei India Island, near the tomb si Columbus, said: "We have built up in the northern part of the American Continent a republic. We have laid for it a broad foundation. It has grow up on our hands to be an imposing, possibly a m.tjestir. empire. Like every other structure sf lartr^ proportions, it requires outward buttress*"*. These buttresses will arise in the development of civilization. They will consist of republics like our own founded in adjacent countries and islands, upon the principle of the equal rights of men. To us it matters not of what ra •• or lineage those republics shall be. l*saj ar- j quick to perceive the use sf the main edif.ee In protecting the buttress you have established here. And thus it happens that the repub.es around us only impart to us the strength whlc^ we in turn extend to them." FREDERICK W. SEWARD. Montrose-on-the-Hudson. April 30. 1JX)1. TRA XSA TLAXTIC TRAVELLERS. Booked to sail on the steamer Teutonic to-day are A. Hill Annan. W. W. Appleton. Mr and Mrs. Joh-. Archer. Miss Henrietta Archer. Mr and Mrs. L. ¦ BlKelow. H. Callaway. Mr. and Mrs. Frederick M Pavles. Dr. and Mrs. H. T. Rlckett.i. Mr. and Mrs. J. Hampden Robb. the MSSSS Robb. J. Egmor.t Schermerhorn. Mr and Mrs. F. J. Sprajrue. Mrs. Susan Strong. Miss Eleanor Whltrldge. Dr. and Mrs. P. B. Wyckoff. Miss Wyckoff. Mr. and Mrs W. R. Sawyer. William M. Low, Mrs. W. H. Hamilton. George Haven Putnam. Marfjulse de Talleyrar.«l Perie >rd Mrs. William Barclay Parsons and f.arr. ily. Miss Olttzka. Captain Nevill. Mme. Melba and Mr. and Mrs. Mapleson. On the New-York, which arrived here yesterday from Southampton, were Miss Rosarlo Agnclo, Cap tain C'onradl Count Stanislaus Cnlactcchi, Rrt«i dter-Oeneral l.uther R Hare. U. 3. A.. Frank Waterhouse. Mrs. J. W. Southack. B. B. Hill and C. La Kue Munson. Among those- who expect to sail to-d.iy SS tf!« steamer Zeeland for Cherbourg. Southampton SSM Antwerp are General Artamonoff. sf San Fran cisco: Mr. and Mrs William Dallln. Miss Frtda nallin. Mr ami Mrs Husrh Bondy. Dr. R. H. J Browne. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Caldwell. Mrs J ' r! E Cowdln Miss Cowdln. Mr and Mrs. ChSI E. Dana Miss Millicent W. Dili.!. Vr«. A. Hayrn''-'. Mr and Mrs. J. B. Martin. Mrs. Oeerss B. M¦- Clelland. Mr. and Mrs. Newbold Morris. r »n! nnd Mrs. W S. Sewell. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Via Buren. General and .Mrs. Loctaa H. War'- and Miss -ie Wolfe. Among those who will sail for London to--iTv on the steamer Menominee is the Archbishop cf On tario. Among the passengers who arrived here yester day on the .steamer Kriesiand. frim Antwerp, were \V H. Atweli United ntsrtSS Consul al Roubaix. France, sad Stanley Hattbi i , Edward H. Ozmun. of Minnesota, t*ie t"nlt«J States Consul at Stii'ti:-»rt. Germany, anil family were passengers on the North Germ.in Uses' steamer dresser Kurf first, which arrived here l*St night from Bremen ami Cherbourg. CIIAXGES* IX WESLEY. IV FACFLTY. Mlcldletown. Conn.. April 30 (Bp-'--l»H. \\'.><«l*'yin University will lose two of her most promising In structors by the resignation!* of Pr.->fer»*->r Ma» Farrand. head of the history department, and Dr. Si ins 11. F.lnsr. instructor lr« mathfraatic?. Pro- IsM I Farrand will go to Leland Stanford, jr.. University, where he will b«» at the head of the department of history. Dr. I.tnK will be an In structor tn mathematics at Columbia University. Their r^slßnatlons. which are ereatly regretted by both students and faculty, will take efteet at the close of the present collese year. 803 BORX TO JAPAX'S CROWS PRIXCS. Toklo. April 30.— Th<» Crown Princess waa safely delivered of a son yesterday fveninir. The Crown Prince of Japan (Yoshlhlto Hanxn*" mlya) was born In I«T9. and wna married on MaT 10. i>io. to the. Princess Sada Foudjlwara, •»»• was Hnrn In IS&4.