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BIJOU THEATRE— i<:ls— Nancy Brown.- _„
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CIRCJ-E THEATRE— 2:ls— Vaudeville.
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DALY'S THEATRE— S:IS-My l**T P^KSy G<*s to Town.
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Index to 'Advertisements.
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City rropcrty for Pr^njaU • - ■■ ; 13 5-fl
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JIKSI'AY. MAY 12. 1903.
FOREIGN.- It waf reported from Panama
thaT President Marroquin of Colombia had re
s;en*d and that General R*yes would succeed
h-n-. ===== Bulgarians in Salonica are hiding
ttmm the Turkish troops, and - many . are in
prison: the city is under martial law and fur
ther trouble is feared. = The Turkish Gov
■n rn^rT in a communication to representatives
cf th* powers, denied responsibility for the
massacre at Monastir. = It was announced
in England that negotiations for a parcels post
convention between Great Britain and the
United States were poir.R on. -=== AH the
members of a band of Moros which attacked the
rearguard of Captain Pershing's column near
Bacolod Mindanao, were killed. — Advices
from Hong Kong say that 73.000 persons are
starving in Kwang-Se Province- ===== Kind Ed
ward and Queen Alexandra reached Edinburgh
on their first ceremonial visit to Scotland. _
A French preliminary court held Therese Hum
bert, her husband and her brother for trial.
DOMESTlC— President Roosevelt spent the
DteM at San Jose. Cal.. and will reach San
Francisco to-day. ===== An investigation of the
"Washington city nostoffice na been completea.
but i he results were not announced at the ae
partniect. The government crop report
Fives the av?rap» condition of winter wheat as
£r>6 on May 1. against 97.3 on April 1.
Among the 'sixty-one bills signed by Governor
Odell was one providing for the abolition or
prade crossings on the Bay Ridge and Brighton
Beach lines, in Brooklyn, and another authoriz
ing a commission to investigate the pollution
of" New-York Harbor by se-vage from NW
jey — = Four hundred and thirty-three
Portuguese immigrants wrecked on the North
Carolint roast are destitute and dependent on
charity until government ail reaches- them.
■ , - " Four of the eleven presidents of San
Francisco Highbinder tongs wer" t arrested on a
claree of conspiracy to murder three hundred
numbers of the Chinese iety of English Edu
cation; the polio* are looking for the other
Feveiv two of those arrested confessed. - —
Kentucky sued the Southern Pacific Railway^
Company for 000.000 alleged to be due for
tsxps unpaid for five years. =Lieutenant
Chester, one of the watch officers of the monitor
Arkansas, reported to the Navy Department
thai the vessel would probably be a prisoner In
the Mississippi until the floods next spring.
CJTY —Stmdn were dull and strong. ==
John B. McDonald delivered the ultimatum to
tho striking subway excavators that if they
did net return to work by to-morrow their
Places would be filled: the strikers met and de
cided to stay out. == Various associations
of employer* decided to hold a mass meeting to
t«ke action on the present building strike condi
tions = A ponVeman came near arresting
Deputy Police CommMoner Piper at the en
irano* to the bridge for alleged violation of the
law Th< leaders of George G. Haven.
Ir'F tally-ho coach broke loose from the wheel
era in Central Park West and cleared S stone
■<• all- one bone broke its l*>g and was shot, while
me other ran away in the park. ===== What the
police considered might be a clew to the Cunard
pier dynamite outrage was the description by a
Postofflce cl«>rk «f a man who asked to have a
letter to General Greene weighed.
THE WEATHER— lndications for to-day:
Fair. The temperature yesterday: Highest, (»>
degrees; lowest. rev
The di>tr.-ssine accident in Broadway yester
ia?. wlicn ■ younz woman was kill*»<l by the
fall of a sroo;!s piuie from a truck, is an impressive
Ipisson of tb*» ii<vd of prreatpr attention to the
rizhts of j»odestrifins in the sidewalk. The mis
aK of the 'sidewalks by merchants has for
years i*-rn a matter of complaint. Most com
monh attention has been concentrated on the
inconvenience caused by the storape of pack
inc cases ••" the walks and the Mo'kinjr of the
way by skl-ls and trucks backed up to ware
hMW platforms. TtaK abuses cMR especial
annoyance to people who Inirry to and from
tbe ferr^s in Ime lower pr.rt of the city. It Is
not. however, merely a question of comfort and
convenience, bint one of actual safety.
It is not of re!! that any* fatal accident occurs
like th*- cmc in Broadway yesterday, but narrow
escapes are wetm daily. Boxes, barrels and
casks are tumbled and rolled about in the most
carefte« Emmmm. nnd in the districts where
tijere ib much iw.idinc and unloading over the
tid^xvslU the traveller is k^pt dodsrinjr. and must
be .-.-,]ist:j!it!- on the lookout if he does not
wish t<. be jammed between The corners of two
kin.; Cmm* or flattened beneath a bojrsbead
which cos e« rolliu? down t-orne inclined plane
•rttmMf warnin? across his path. The track
men are as MfjMmVei of publio.riKhts as if they
were mmmVmJ Bsmti in a private freight yard.
■ml the pedestrian's only safety is in his own
q:i»ck eye and nimble >et.
The remewy for this evil in New-York Is not
easy. Th- city is built on a bad plan. The bulk
at the bmwmmi houses caa get their goods de
livered only over the sidewalks. There are
practically no alleys where packages can be
dcliv.-red. as there are in many other large
cities, and no attempt has been made to force
tbe owners of warehouses and stores to provide
driveways into their own buildings, and areas
or courts where >roods may be transferred, as
is done largely 'n London. The excuse for this
failure is. of course, tbe high value of land and
the small size of lots. A trackway into a tw»»n
n fiv«-fr«it building would leave little room for
anything else on the ground floor. We are by no
means certain, however, that this excuse is suf
ficient. The rice of using public streets for
storage and transfer purposes is oue which
prows by being indulged, and it is as much be
eMM9 tbey could trespass on the streets that
builders erected stores of tbe present tyj aa
becau.se of any inherent difficulty, of providing
jiroVer loading facilities on their own premises.
We.siiould Lav<> been much better off if years
ago a etrtet law against unloading over side
walks had been enforced. Property, owners
wouid havi^ciubbed together to maJit one ea
trance to the rear of several stores, or build
ings would have been put up in larcer units.
It is now too late for any such radical reform,
at least inthe case of existing buildings, many
of which nre likely to last for, many years.
Still, something may be done by more strict po
lice regulation than has yet been enforced.
though there hns been ' considerable improve
ment In the last year. Perhaps a larger pro
portion of the unloading over busy sidewalks
might' be connned to evening and early morn
ing hours. Certainly much of it should be for
bidden In the so-called "rush hours" of passen
ger traffic. Pedestrians have rights in the side
walk which storekeepers should' be forced to
It is clear that a considerable number of Dem
ocrats who date from the periods before and
since Bryan are beginning to have wistful
thoughts of Mr. Cleveland, ami to cherish a
hope that the calculations and accidents of poli
tics may combine to make him the candidate of
ma party next year for President of the United
States. The recent but already diligent propa
ganda is confronted at the outset with the
formidable obstacle of the two-thirds rule, which
has prevailed in Democratic councils for sixty
years and which has a tendency to check early
enthusiasms; but it does not seem extremely
rash to predict that Mr. Cleveland alone will be
able to prevent the presentation of his name to
the national convention. It is tnerefore inter
esting to consider how the ex-President regards
the effort to enter him once more for a race
which he has run three times and won twice
TiiTil recently it was commonly understood
that Mr. Cleveland did not listen with pleasure
or even with patience to talk about himself
which conveyed an impression that he had not
retired wholly and finally from the business of
politics. He has occasionally written a letter
or made a speech expressing his continued de
votion to Democratic principles, his earnest
hope that the party would reassert them, and
his confidence that it was inherently capable of
a triumphant resurrection; but his attitude has
been that of a philosophical observer whose
own period of activity had been deliberately
and irrevocably ended. Only a few weeks ago.
when the announcement that he was going to
attend the dedication of the world's fair and
deliver an address caused some speculation as
to the meaning of his trip to St. Louis, he
warmly asserted that it had absolutely no po
litical significance— that he had merely followed
his natural inclination to accept ■ courteous in
vitation and participate as a private citizen in
exercises interesting to the whole country.
From this and various other incidents the pub
lic has been led to conclude not only that he
had no thought of ever emerging from his dig
nified and delightful retirement, but that it
vexed him to have others conceive of such a
thing as possible.
Mr. Cleveland went to St. Louis and was wel
comed with conspicuous proofs of respect and
good will. Indeed, it is not an exaggeration to
say that he excited genuine enthusiasm. Simul
taneously many Democratic newspapers, led
by "The Brooklyn Easrlo." proclaimed him as
the one pre-eminently available leader for the
party in the next campaign, it not its sole sur
viving hope. That striking tribute, possibly
concerted to some extent, but to a greater ex
tent unquestionably (spontaneous, did not. as
might have been expected, annoy, but gratified.
Mr. Cleveland, and apparently it produced a
more than momentary effect upon him. It
seems to have changed the current of his feel
ings. He is no longer disposed to regard some
what resentfully even the friendliest manifesta
tion of a desire that he should permit a revival
of his former influence and practically put him
self at the command of the party. In a pub
lished letter to the editor of a Georgia paper
who hnd asked him a pointed question, he wrote
a few days ago: "I can say no more than to
"assure 3-011 that at no time since the dose of
"my last administration have I been desirous
"of carrying the Democratic banner for the
"fourth time in I Presidential contest." That
is doubtless true, but it is not discourteous to
Mr. Cleveland to say that his letter does not
shut the door in the face of Mr. Holder and
others who are venturing to knock there. He
has not come forth, but nt least no does not
forbid a louder summons.
France, Austria-Hungary and Russia, then,
give Bulgaria a dean bill of political health.
That if> the purport of their identical note of
admonition to Turkey, issued yesterday. They
do not regard Bulgaria as responsible for the
Macedonian troubles, and do not mean to let
her be blamed for them. Perhaps they are en
couraged to assume that stand by the demise
of Deltobeff, the notorious Bulgarian brigand,
who kidnapped Miss Stone and who boasted
that he would commit so many crimes in Mace
donia that the powers would ha tp to interfere.
Neither will these powers permit Turkey to ex
ercise a free hand in suppressing and punishing
dynamite outrages, murder and arson when
these are committed by Bulgarians on Turkish
soil. In brief, the Porte is practically ordered
to fine its attentions to its own friends, the
Albanians, and to let the Bulgarian conspirators
and marauders go on their mischievous "way
unchecked. In apsuming that attitude the three
powers are also asiilinilllf. a grave responsibility.
It is pretty generally agreed that the Turk
is an anachronism in Europe. Turkish rule is
bad; it is perhaps as bad as that of Kussia.
It is at any rate more hopelessly bad than
that of Russia, because while there is always
a chance of reform and the establishment of
a constitutional government in Russia, there
is practically no possibility of anything of the
sort in Turkey. The only redemption from mis
government that land can hope to have lies in
the overthrow of Ottoman rule and the parti
tioning of the remnant of the empire among
Christian powers. Such, at any rate, is the view
of the situation commonly held and expressed,
and as a corollary thereto men are prone to
assume that the Turk has no rights which
Christians are bound to respect. This latter,
without holding any brief for or cherishing any
sympathy with Turkey, we must regard as an
error. It is a Christian saying, we believe, that
even the devil should have his due; and the
Turk, at his worst. 13 certainly not the devil.
A sample of injustice to the Turk is seen at
this time in connection with the Salonica out
rages. There Is no question that thos" outrages,
psenUarly infamous and abominable, were com
mitted by Bulgarians, belonging to a Bulgarian
political organisation -which has generally en-
Joyed the eotmmsance, if not the actualpatron
age, of the Bulgarian Government. Now. Salo
nica is a Turkish city, and Turkey is held re
sjiionsible for whatever hapi>eiis there. Natu
rally, the Turkish Government remonstrates vig
orously with the Bulgarian Government, and
moves for the prevention of further outrages by
force. That U a perfectly correct line of con
duct. But Bulgaria regards it as a grave offence
to her, and other powers agree with Bulgaria
and deny Turkey's right to suppress Bulgarian
deviltry within her own dominions.
That is unjust. If Turkish rul? i> no longer
tolerable; away with it. Apply Mr. Gladstone's
"bag and baggage" rule; and do not bold the
Turkish Government any longer responsible for
anything that happens in Turkey. But so long
as Xurklab rule is tolerated^ justice requires
that the Turkish Government shall have th<»
risrht to maintain order. If the Turk is to b.>
held /responsible for outrages In Salonica, he
Fhoul.l have the riclit to check nncl prevent out
rages. If he bears the responsibility, he should
have the power. That is logical. That is just
To say that Bulgarian political plotters and in
cendiaries shall have free course to commit all
manner of deviltries In Turkey and shall not be
interfered with by the Turkish Government,
and yet the Turkish Government shall be held
responsible for all the damage they do. Is re
pugnant to every sense of justice.
There seems to be an epldemir of unman
ageability among automobiles. It has become
the daily plea of lawbreaklng scorchers. One
comes blaring and flaring down the avenue
at twenty miles an hour or so. Arrested.
•Brakes wouldn't work, and I couldn't check
the machine on the down grade." Another goes
whizzing through the park, across the meadow
and where not. Arrested. Again, "The machine
was out of order and could not be controlled." So
it goes on. apparently ad Uiflnitum. Yet we
seem to remember having heard something
about the vast advantage of automobiles over
horses, in that they never shied, never ran
away, never became unmanageable.
There was a case on an uptown avenue one
day not long ago that may perhaps have been
typical. A young man came scorching along at
twenty miles an hour. A citizen, whose own
life and the lives of whose family had more
than once been endangered by just such per
formances, procured his arrest by a policeman.
The scorcher pleaded the baby act and asked
to be let off. The machine was out of order,
he declared, so that it could not be run at a
slower pace than that at which he had been
going, and he was at that moment taking it to
a repair shop to get it fixed so that It could be
run at a slower rate. The citizen benevolently
yielded and bade him go and sin no more.
Whereupon the fellow started the machine oft
again at a pace of not more than eight miles
an hour, thus showing it to be under complete
Nevertheless, it may be that all these ma
chines are really unmanageable. Tf so. duty is
plain. When dogs go mad we kill them. When
horses become balky, or have blind staggers, or
take to running away, sensible men put them
when they will do no harm. At any rate, they
keep Them away from city ■treeta An auto
mobile that becomes unmanageable should be
similarly dealt with. A machine weighing a
ton or two running at twenty miles an hour and
beyond control is intolerable in city streets.
Every such offender should be promptly ban
ished, partly on its own account and partly for
the sake of the others; for who knows but that
this plague of unmanageanility is contagious,
like glanders, so that all automobiles may
catch it?
A woman seventy years old, who had lived
with a daughter, was turned away from her
home a few days ago because she had become a
burden on the family. Before committing her to
the almshouse the poor w -man was taken to the
home of a married son In the hope that he
might find a place in his family circle for the
unfortunate creature. Ke refused to receive
her. however, on the plea that he could not af
ford to keep his mother, and was unmoved by
her mute entreaty for shelter. Resigned to her
fate, the old woman asked to be taken to the
almshouse, and told her escort to tell the chil
dren that "grandma did not cry when they
took her away." A last effort, was made in her
behalf at the home of another married son. and
he. on the promise that the other members of
the family would contribute toward the support
of his mother, consented to take her into his
home and to spare her the griei and the shame
of becoming an inmate of an alinslior.se.
The case is unfortunately not an isolated one.
Instances of heartlessnoss on the part of chil
dren toward parents are of daily occurrence,
and the sad picture of old parents being neg
lected by children for whom they had made
great sacrifices is not Infrequent. But the
case in question is remarkable because the per
sons concerned are all Jews. < ne of the char
acteristics of the .Tews which has shown itself
in all ages is their filial devotion. The love of
children for their parents, as well as the devo
tion of parents for thHr children, has done
much toward counteract ing the processes of dis
integrnlion which have threatened the very ex
istence of the Jews. When this predominate ne
characteristic disappears it is evident that the
Jew has undergone a mighty change. The un
natural children who turned their mother awny
from home are Jews in name only, for the act
which stands to their shame shows that they
have w.indered from their people, who look
with horror on filial ingratitude.
That Charming and intelligent writer on
ptellnr science. Agnes M. Clerke, reviews in
"Knowledge* 1 the leading objections to the
nebular hypothesis of Laplace. One of the most
formidable of them relates to the orbital ve
locities of the planets. If there was once a
rotating disk of nebulous matter reaching out
as far as the path of Neptune, and rings were
successively detached from which globular
bodies were afterward formed, it has been
thought that the .swiftness of their movement
rould be computed from two factors, the suns
present rate of rotation and the distance of
those rings from it Dr. Moulton. of the Uni
versity of Chicago, something of an authority
on celestial mechanics, estimates that the earth
goes about 3.1*1 times faster than it ought to.
while Neptune's impetuosity appears to him
even more excessive. A kindred but less seri
ous criticism is that one of the moons of Mars
goes around that, planet three times to one ro
tation of the primary en its axis. This depart
ure from established law is paralleled by the
behavior of the inner ring of Saturn. Equally
confusing is the f;.'ct that the moons of T'ranus
rotate in a plane nearly at right angles with the
These and other discrepancies between fact
and theory which have been observed are so
numerous and impressive that, taken by them
selves, they tend to shake one's faith in the doc
irine to which they relat«\ At least they justify
the declaration that the secrets of the universe
cannot be learned in an instant. Miss Clerke
says with truth: "There is no single and simple
recipe for the 'cosmin\~ation' of the universe."
Complicated as the matter is, however, there is
danger of attaching too great importance to the
criticisms which have been raised. For In
stance, it is possible thnt too much has been
taken for granted in those calculations about ro
tational speed. Mathematics give trustworthy
results only when based on Indisputable prem
ises. Ag:'in. the freaky behavior of IMiobos
has led some astronomers to think that it is a
captured asteroid, nnd wae not formed out of
the original mass of the planet about which it
now circulates. Wore this true it would not Be
subject to the law requiring ■ satellite to go
more slowly than it<; primary. In tact, allow
ance mast be made lor possible interference !u
li.iuiy iroyi with the. original habits of the
planets and their moons. Comets are believed
to have been dlverteu from their original
courses by the attraction* of Jupiter and
Saturn, near which they happened to pass. Ilie
sun and his family have been travelling through
interstellar space, the astronomers assure us.
for millions of years. It would be strange in
deed if in all that time there were absolutely no
encounter with influences which affected the
symmetry of the flying squadron in any par
ticular -whatever!
The priraa facie case for Laplace's hypothesis
appeals most strongly to mathematicians. if Is
true, but to them it is vastly more credible than
any theory of accidental aggregation. Without
any exception, all of the eight planets and more
than four hundred asteroids travel around the
MB In the same direction. Add to this remark
able harmony the practical uniformity of ' the
planes in which the planets move, and the argu
ment becomes even more convincing for unity of
origin and development rather than for casual
association. Newcomb puts the chances in
favor of system and organization over other
possible explanations as many millions to one:
Bten when only the relations between the
earth and the sun-the giver of light, heat and
other benefits— are considered, this question is
profoundly interesting. It gains immensely in
significance when it is remembered that the
same forces which brought our planetary fam
ily to its present condition may have been at
work simultaneously throughout the whole visi
ble universe. Few nebula; can be observed
which at the present moment have the forms of
disks or rings, and these few do not prove much.
Still, the wise man will not ask for demonstra
tion, so vast are the mysteries with which he is
here confronted. If nothing more than hints
and suggestions are atiorded he has cause for
gratitude. ,
The State Legislature was unreasonably gen
erous to those pushing theatre managers who
insist upon cramming places of amusement with
"standees." Such crowding puts the occupants
of seats in danger if any alarm is excited.
Every day's news of defiant abuse of the high
ways emphasizes the need of such a law as that
now in the Governor's hands for the restraint
of lawless automobile "scorchers." Motormen
who respect the law and the rights and safety
of the public have no reason to oppose the meas
ure, but really ought to -welcome it.
The strength of the protective deck on the
new cruisers of our navy is to be increased.
Ought not the protective shields of our college
football warriors to be thickened also? Verily,
they are knights in armor already. But don't
they need even more buttressing? Are their
panoplies as secure citadels of defence as they
ought to be for the furious contests of the
stricken fields?
Our public officials who favor the building of
a municipal lighting plant should by all means
study carefully the experience of Boston, Chi
cago and Detroit. These are three representa
tive American cities. Every piece of informa
tion which they can supply will be of value for
the guidance of Gotham.
"The London Express" prints this poem with
a double reading. Read it as it stands, and woman
is highly flattered, but read alternate lines (one
and three, two and four of each verse), and the
sentiment is very much the reverse:
Happy a man may pass hi.« life
If he's directed, by a wife;
If free, from matrimonial chains
He's sure to suffer for his pains.
Xo tongtip is able to unfold
Th* 1 virtues iri woman you. benpia:
The falsehoods that in woman dwell
Are almost imperceptible.
In woman's heart you'll f=e° appear
Truth, darling of a heart sincere;
Hypocrisy, deceit and pride.
In woman never can abide.
Destruction take the men. T say.
Who no regard to woman pay:
Whn mak> the women their delieht.
Keep always reason In their sight.
The pastor of a Presbyterian church in San
Jose. Cal.. believes in sensational advertising after
the most modern methods. Here Is a notice he
published on a recent Monday: "Found Asleep— So
you slept in church yesterday, did you? Well. It
was rather a drowsy day, but if you had been at
the Second Presbyterian Church you wouldn't have
dozed. The pastor preached two earnest, enthu
siastic sermons and the music was alive and inspir
ing. Mrs. Illllman Smith sang that old favorite,
'The Holy City,' to the enjoyment of all, and the
chorus choir rendered two anthems. The congre
gation was nearly as large as the church Itself. An
oldtimer there looked around and remarked to a
bystander, 'Well, I declare. T thousht T knew
every one who came to this church, but the 'a.««t few
weeks I don't seem t*> know more than half of
them.' "
ShY-Certainly: but I've arranged It to get rid of
her at the proper time.— (Town Talk.
Khartoum is yielding to the touch of civilization.
It Is no longer a dustheap, says a correspondent.
it is a riverside. Kuropean. half completed city on
the Blue Nile. Gordon's College is nearly finished.
At Otr.durman. the Dervish rival of Khartoum, and
only three miles distant, on the White Nile, schools
are at work, and among the scholars are gray
headed Soudanese.
An Kngllsh church will he built as soon as funds
are forthcoming, and service meanwhile is held in
th* palace. A little in the rear, toward the desert,
a noble mosque is being erected with funds from
the Wakf, the Mahometan religious establishment.
A capital club, a large postofflce. fine engineering
works, many private houses of officers and officials,
nearly all with gardens, a. zoological garden, and
one fine hotel, the Grand, line the riverside for
niire than a mile already.
The nativ tribesmen earn daily wages in Khar
toum as masons, bricklayers, brtckmakers. carpen
ters, gardeners and laborers peaceably side by sido,
and in the twelve villages a few native, policemen
secure order easily.
(Or. the Delayed Chauffeur.)
One more unfortunate
Under the wheel. I
Smashed to a pulp by an
Lift it up tenderly.
Move U with care.
Or you'll be setting it
Out Of repair. •
Oh that sad slip of hers.
What a delay it brings!
Think cf the trouole ami
Fke the dismay it brings!
But for the heedlessness
And for the needlessness
Of the child's fall.
The chauffeur perhaps had made
Runs Other chaps have made
No good at all.
Why did her father.
Or else her mother.
Or her big sister.
Or her big brother.
Not keep her out of si?nt.
So that she never might
Have caused all this bother?
There! We're all set again;
Now. then, come on!
She'll never fret again—
Thr'-e minutes gone!
Never mind chickFn now.
Go like the dickens now.
.lust let her zip:
Maybe we still may make
Up down the hill we take
On the home trip. V. '
—(Boston Advertiser.
T'nit-d States Consul Wllcox, at Hankow. China,
has notified the State Department that ten bright
Chinese boys of koo.l family will sail on the Nippon
Maru on May IS for the United States, to be placed
in college. M r . Wilcox says that these boys are
relatives of Acting Viceroy Tuan. who, at the risk
of his own life, protected the foreigners in hIF Juris
dlciton during the Boxer uprising. The consul be-
Bpcaks for the boys a favorable reception and treat
ment in rseoanitioß of the Viceroy's kindness to
Piccadilly Rebuke.— Even plckporlwu should have
•lean hands One trkd to remove the valuables
r,t a. Piccadilly "irreproachable" a* be sauntered
t.> his club the other morning- The 'irreproacha
m,."' '-.-u-.i the tble* by the wrist gazeU at bJa
nlUiy ptw and liung it rrom him wliii disgust. nay
in* "K<>r goodness sake, my good man. wash your
hands before, you put them In a jentleman'a
pocket."— (London Eipres»^_ __
.' ...... — •*,—- -——.• • -; •
A bout "People and Social Incident*.
Washington. May 11 (Speclal).-Mrs. - Roosevelt
an.l her young children attended the circus this
afternoon. Miss Roosevelt, who was too Indls
posed to be present at the tea given by Mrs. Roone
velt on Saturday afternoon, was able to so down
to dinner last night, but omitted herj usual jSrh.e
to-day, so as to be thoroughly .rested -from the
fatigue consequent on her active social .engage
ments of the winter and spring. „>,,->,
The outdoor entertainments of the week-of which
Thursday's country fair I. to b- the most elabo
rate-will Include a garden party for the benefit of
the Girls' Friendly Holiday Home, a t\ allej *■«*».
Va.. which is kept up by the fashionable phUan
throplsts of this city. Miss Margaret Hitchcock.
daughter of the Secretary of the Interior, and Ml"
Foraker. daughter of the Senator from Ohio. jIU
SS-wiTtmS in the ,ar g . f^ggjgp 1 ?
of the Myer house, which Is so Gothic In *«" te «
ure as to resemble a church, and Is the home o
the Misses Myer. Lady Hubert. Baroness .on
Sjernburg and other well known women are on the
list of patronesses.- ' *i -"-i " : '** „. _«h
Mrs. Theodore Birney. who was taken ill with
ptomaine poisoning while In New-York on her
way to Detroit to attend the National Conference
of Mothers, is now convalescing at her home In
Chevy Chase. Mrs. Birney's daughter. Miss White,
remained in New-York, where -he Is visiting the
daughter of the late Wager Swayne. .
Miss Dlmlck, daughter of Colonel E. D. Dim. k.
U. S. A has returned from a visit to *>^; Tor *.
The paclous lawn closed In by the high bac*
wall of the home of the Misses Rlggs wl.l be tne
setting of a garden party on Thursday afternoon
for the benefit of the House of the Good Shep
herd, on Georgetown Heights. The llst^of patron
esses is headed by the name of Mrs. White. wire
of Associate Justice White, of the Supreme Court.
Washington. May 11 (Speclal).-Secretary Root
resumed his duties at the War Department to-day.
after a short visit to New-York.
Washington. May 11 (Special).-Sir Michael Her
bert, the British Ambassador, accompanied by
Lady Herbert, left Washington to-day for Hot
Springs. Va.. where the Ambassador goes ft>rthe
benefit of his health. They will r-maln there
about a week.
Washington. May 11 (Speclal).-Mrs. Westinghouse
was at homo to a large number of callers this af
ternoon, when she was assisted in 1 1 11 ll ■■ by Mrs.
Horace Moorhead. of Pittsburg. Mrs. Moorhead
and h-r husband are on their wedding trip, and are
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Westinghouse on their
wav South. Miss Rachael Alken and Miss Mc-
Conway. of Plttsburg. who were house guests of
the hostess earlier In the season, and who accom
panied her to Washington, assisted in the hoe
pltallty of the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs.. Westing
hous* returned to Washington on Saturday even-
Ing after a visit to Pittsburg for the opera season
and a short stay in New-York. Mr. and^Mrs.
Moorhead were married In ■ Plttsburg last Thurs-
Mlss Isabella Hagner entertained a party at the
circus to-night, which was chaperoned by Mrs.
Thomas Gaff. The guests included Colonel and
Mrs. Maus, Miss Anita Poor. Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Ellis. Mrs: Cromwell. Mrs. Ely and her guests, Mr.
Raikes. of the British Embassy: Mr. Wauters. or
the Belgian Legation; -Lieutenant yon Bredow of
the German Embassy; Lieutenant Gibbons. Lieu
tenant Jones and Dr. Mitchell.'
Miss Anna Renshaw French, daughter of Dr. and
Mr William B. French, was married to-day to
William Meig* Bush, of New-York. The ceremony
was performed by th* Rev. Dr. Chester, of the
Fourth Presbyterian Church. The bride was pre
ceded by Miss l^ouise French Rita Weller and
Mast*r M. I. Weller. Noah Bush, of New-York
acted as best man. The wedding gown was of
embroidered white crepe, with which the bride
wore a blossom crowned tulle veil and an heirloom
ornament of. pearls. Mrs. William' M. Bush and
Miss Alice Bush, of New-York, were among the
small company present at the ceremony. , „* ,
Miss -\gnes Gertrude Gibbons and Lieutenant
<}e"rg* Francis Connolly were married this after
p T O'Connell the rector, officiated, assisted oy
the Rev W S. Cauffhy. also of St Stephen's, and
the rlv' T. J Smith. Mrs. Rojsa F Downing was
matron of honor, and Captain '•M»rcellus The ush
ihP artillorv corps, acted as best man. me usn
eS were Lieutenant Marlborough. Ueutenant
Spencer Boarman. Thomas Weeks and Alfonso
Streble- The bride wore white crepe and lace with
a tulle veil crowned by orange blossoms.
This is the last week of the Liberty's runs be
tween the Holland House and Lakewood. and on
Friday next the final trip up to town will be made,
after which James H. Hyde will sell at auction the
horpea that he has been using for the work. Mrs.
Adee has chartered the coach for the last trip
down to Lakewood, which will be mad* on Thurs
day. _____
Morris Park continues to be the Mecca of so
ciety, and will remain so for the next fortnight,
the racecourse being the bourne every afternoon
of numbers of private drags, as well as of several
public road coaches. The favorable weather per
mits the display of all kinds of dainty spring toil
ets on the club lawn, which consequently presents
a most picturesque scene.
Mr. and Mrs. Reginald C. Vanderbilt go abroad
this week, sailing from Boston Instead of from this
port They will remsin in Europe the greater part
of the summer, returning In time for the Newport
Horse Show.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Bayard Cutting ar*. booked to
sail for Europe next w-ek.
Announcement Is made of th* ensrag-m-nt of
Mies Evelyn Scott, daughter of Edward Padelford
Scott and a granddaughter of the late Walt-r 8.
Gum*»e. to Clarence C. Chapman.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Borden Harriman closed their
house, in East Thirty-sixth-rt.. yesterday, and left
town for their country place at Mount Kisco. X. T.
Mr and Mrs. Harry Payne "Whitney have left
town and opened their country place at Wheatley
Hills. Long Island.
Mr and Mrs. John Henry Hammond close their
house on Friday and leave town fcr their country
place at Ry«, N. T . where they will spend the
Mrs. Nathaniel Reynal leave* tomorro-w for At
lantic City, where she will spend a fortnight, after
ward making her home at her country place, at
W^iite Plains.
Mr and Mrs George Cabot Ward have arrived
In* town from Washington, and are staying: with
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ward, in East Nlnth-st
Mr. and Mrs. James A Burden leave town on
Saturday for their country place, at Troy, X T .
and may go abroad later in the season.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur H. Scribner have r--"i
the Livingston cottage at Tuxedo. Mr and M--
Robert L. Livingston having vacated it on moving
into thetr new country place, at Morristown.
Mr and Mr? Philip Livingston, owing to the
destruction by fire of their country place at Mor
ristown. will remain in town until late in June,
when they will go to Bar Harbor for the summer.
Mrs. I^ouis T. Hoyt has rented the Markoe cot
tage, at Southampton, for the season
Hf , nry -rt\ Bull and J. W. Appieton ar* occupying
the cottage of Ralph N. Ellis, at Hempstead. for
the season.
Invitations have been received In town for the
wedding of Miss Marjorie Vaughan T>ea and Percy
X Hudson, which Is to take place on May J7 at
St Mary's Church. Wayne. Pa. th* ceremony
r.elng followed by a wedding breakfast at Hill
Crest the country place of the brlde'» peNmm.
Mr and Mrs. Charles M. I>>a. at Berwyn. A special
train for the guests will leave klllM station.
Phll-ivlelpM-.s. at 11:30. returning at 3:30 In the af
t< riuion.
The marriage of Miss Elizabeth Lefferts. daugh
ter of Mr and Mrs. F. Ra> mond LefTerta. to Cap
tain Edward Sladen. U. S. N-. will take place In
the Church of the Incarnation on October 15.
Jam** Henry Smith returned yesterday to town
from Tuexedo. vbin he h*4 been ' •awrtainlna- a
week »nd party, an<l gar* m. 4tnn«r last night at
his house In West Flfty-second-st.
Pembroke Jon«s Is r«porte<i to hay* pqrehassC
ths Christopher Bell property at Newport.
Reginald R!v«mi drove the Pioneer yes»#r4»y to
Ardsley and back; amon? hi* passengers betas Mr
and Mrs. George B. Torrey.
W. S. WyckofT Is booked to sail for Ewpc oq
May 25. and wit! spend th* next four montk*
abroad. • ?
Lenox. Mass.. May 11 (Special)— Mr. and Mrs.
William Pollock, of New- York, have arrbred »t
their country place. Holmesdale. on the Pitta2«tj
Road. They will remain in the B*rk*hir«9 nnta
July, when they wIH go to Newport for sevenl
J. Frederick Schenck, of New- York, moved lata
his handsome Colonial residence. Valleyhead. to
day. Mrs. Schenck will Issue cards during tas
month for a housewarmlng.
William Stanley, th* inventor, who has been at
his country place In Great Barrington, left to-<iaT
for New- York, whence he will sail for Europe.
Count Charles Dentice Trasno and Lieutenant
Adolph Terand. of the Italian Navy, are registered
at the Curtis Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. John Sln«n<». William Sloane and
Miss Evelyn Sloane. of New- York, who have h<j«jn
In California, are on their way home, and sre to
open their place. Wyndburst soon.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry i" 1 . Valentine and Miss Susie
Valentine, of New-York, hay» arrived In Pitts
field, where they have a country place.
Mr. and Mrs. 3llas Browne!! and family and Pro
fessor and Mrs. Saun-I<»rs. of Clinton, N. J.. are to
occupy the Knoll cottage in Stockbridge this sea
Mrs. George Kingnland. Charles 3. Moore. Mra
Leroy King and James R. Christie, of New-York,
are at Curtis Hotel.
Nice. May 11.— Princess Beatrice of Er.?!ar.4
(Princess Henry of Battenberg) and her suite ro
day visited the United States flagship Chicago aa&
were received by Rear Admiral Cotton.
Rome. May 11.— Stephen O'Meara, of Boston; Mrs.
O'Meara and their three daughters were received
by the Pop* to-day. Th« Pontiff made laqulrtet
about his visitors, and bestowed on theia a special
Some of those who will sail to-day -53 tlja
steamer Kronprinz Wilheim. for Plymouth, Cher
bourg and Bremen, are:
Mrs. F. R. Appleton IF. Gray GrHwo.l
Colon»l and Mrs. John Ja^obi Mrs. G«org» Grlawc I
A«tor I Ernest Rudolph GilstSer.
Mr. and Mrs. G'.crg* C.'Mr. SMS Mrs. T A. Hare-
Clark. Jr. I m»y«r.
Mrs. Marcus D«!y. IMiss Ann!* M Hwremaa.
Mr and Mrs. Francis I*!Mr». E. G. Ktassiaad.
Eames. M:<s Klngsland.
Miss Eth#l Etm«. :Mr mmt Mrs. jBBI T LJ=*>-
Mr. and Mrs. Elbridg* T. ; tour.
G-rry. ■ • I Mr. and Mri. A. M. 11.*-
Th* Misses G»rry. i caBSBSI
Danl»l Frohman. A >:' Mills.
A. Flala. i
On the Iverrrta. which arrived her* yesterday
from Liverpool, were:
Mr. an-i Mrs. John Ander-IDr. and Mrs. J«r.*» Donsta*.
■on jr. I3!r Walter Murton.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Ed- The Misses Murton.
wards I Professor J. J. Tr.omsrr
Mr and Mrs. V. A. CaesariMr. and Mr*. J"hn WalkaK
Hawkins. i Colonel C. M. Watson.
Ajnong the passengers on the Mtnnehaha. whlclfc
arrived here yesterday from London, were:
Dr J. Bayard Clark. ! Henrr G. Morsa.
Mr and Mrs. John W. '. J. C. Grant.
Harv*r. IT M. Merdlck.
A. Potter Head. t
Some of those expected here to-day from Rotter*
dam on the steamer Potsdara are:
Mr and Mrs. Horace Bin-j^ss Z*^SS^mmi *-
*ts»; w - H Tan atn ms."S"c«p. SrrUti,
SriS Mr^ra^Ma,- MrV \ SSSSS- W*
well i . n r -
Miss F. E. Maxwell.
Among thos^s booked to sail to-day for Italy on
the steamer Nord America are:
Professor and Mrs. BelL : Albert Kesse^r.
Miss jV.slca Beers. L!«"jt-nar.t Gu;dr>ba.io Maa»
S£? t ß?c! r &^' Ll'u«nant rr Bud.
Miss C. K. Holbrcok. I
"The Runaways." a musical extravaganza, if
Addlson Burkhardt and Raymond Hubbell. •*•»»
shown last night at the Casino, after more thaa
a week of trimming or. the road. One of the larg
est audiences of the season was on hand. For ths
elaborateness of its settings, for the richness of its
costumes, for the attract! vene=- of its chorus, for
the lavish display of glitter and color and lights
and movement, all kept in harmony and guided 'or
artistic taste. 'The Runaways" Is notable, even
in this generation of extiavagant outlay on acces
sories. The finale of the second and last act. wmsi
dancers swing out on crane-arms abo\-e th** -'ac»
from either side and carry a IMM chain of elec
tric lights aloft, while gradually over aa the Siasji
'cends a wriggling, gold-n rain, aid siafjsr*.
dancers and chorus melt Into the fiery mist in th»
glare of fourteen calciums, sets one blinking wit a
wonder, and may v*ry well achieve its probab.s
aim. to send the audience forth to the street "talk
ing it over."
But when this Is said, and the eye? an mbt-el
clear of the dazzle, comes creeping in a sad "|"
flection, the pale ghost of a forgotten libretto wlti
the voice of a vanished t.me. -Gold and tinsel, so
he croaks It. and If one lacks th* h*art t< s-col-%
with warm weather so near at hand, or.c can a.
least lend sympathy to this banished ghost of a
book. It may very well be. Indeed, that 'Tne Run
aways" set out to h* a musical comedy, but « w^'
not constitutionally tough enough to withstand tn*
attacks of the stage manager and that modern dis
ease, "magnificence." and it now bears the wrl=k-e»
of extravaganza on Its calcium countenance. I.
the book had been consistently developed. pit-.y.
bright, at the start, doubtless it could have pull
through. But one Is forced to admit that it was
not Where this sad spectr* got its voice Is *
matt*r for speculation. Mr. Hubbell surely <$ld not
furnish tt with such a plaintive, tune. »»**
pla>s strange tricks sometimes, for Mr. Hu&-eu
has a fine disregard for tunes. And so "The Run
away?" remains rather a thing to s*e. than n hear,
rather to wonder at as a spectacle than to la-i*»
at as a comedy.
To Arthur Dunn, a man who finely Illustrates ar
rested growth and the vocal methods of James 1
Powers, falls the greater share of what fun a— Mm?
the piece affords. His kissing song, with a laiUl
accompaniment, furnished by six tall S^}\ "
novel and droll. Van Kensaelaer -Wheeler and Mm
Amelia Stone do much of the n n «- ri i _Sj
Hengler sisters display their graceful agiuty. Miss
Dorothy Dorr has a part, her ttrst^ venture into
the musical style of entertainment. With fine cosn
pensa.tion somebody has arranged that she iUp»
man's face in the course of the action, thus «*•"*:
ing her for "Herts Aflame." Further than tlmf
her part tn th* production does not call for com
ment. *-■*■>- 1 3 • "
"Who Is Brown?" «m produced last nlgV at
Proctor's Fifth Avenue Theatre. It Is a farce mt
a wife's Jealousy and a husband's ing*nutty as tis*
conflicting factors. A young husband gowi m>
Coney Island and spends the night In the Ferris
wheel, not. however, frefm choice, like th* Earl of
Pawtucket. But hi« wife, he knows, wi;. no: be
lieve this tale, so he drags In a "Mr. Brow «O&
whom, he says, he spent the night. Oddly enous"*.
a real Mr. Brown appears, or else there could fca«<s
been- no play. All the members of the stock cora
pany wero well received-
"Miss Simplicity." arrayed In fresh gowns arJ
surrounded by new stage settings, had virtually a
new production at th* Academy of Music last nlsnt.
• My Man Blosaoma" added an Indian disguise to
his other specialties, and was primed with »•*
jokes and business to flre at th*. house.. Two sonfCS)
new to th« piece. "Don't Forget Tour© Talking tc
a I.ady" and "Phi»b« were aUo added. This
"operatic comedy" (according to the programme*
seem* boisterous enough to please Fourteenth-st.
It drew plenty of laughter from the large audi
ence present, especially whil* Daniels was in ta»
centre or the stage. BuC this actor'a moat amus-
Itjc and loudly applauded antics were matie w j££
he stepped out of the frame and fulminated a
tain speech which, as usual, a»v« tt« audlent.*
thsir money* »orta.

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