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NEW CHARTER FOE CITY J HAMPDEX DOUGHERTY EXPLAINS FEATURES. Board of Estimate and Apportion ment Made the Mainspring of City's Government , He Says. B , j. Hunpdni l):>nr!i»n>. ■ Mfmlxr of thp Charter FOURTH ARTICLE. I* To the Twc<hl charter of IS7O the city owes the Me.-, at a BoarJ of Estimate and Apportionment. By that charter the people of th<? city were per mitted to resume a large measure of Feif-gov»rn ."ment that hsd been taken away In 1857. For some x years prior to IS7O the city budget had been made '- up in Albany, where the legislature, with the ut- Mori minuteness, determined upon appropriations of city rnoT^vs for city purposes. Since that year the Board of Estimate has been allowed to make up the city budget, although never without some legislative Interference, chiefly In respect of sala ries of policemen. f,r»=min and teachers. T.iis board, ■uhich under the charter of l£7o consisted of the Mayor. Cor.trover. Commissioner of Public Works Br.d president t-f the I'-irk Department (Hall. Con- Dolly, T*veed and Sweeny), was under the charter of 1V73 composed of the Mayor, Controller. Presi dent of OH! Hoard of Aldermen and President of the E^-partnic-nt of Taxes and Assessments. In ISS3 the Corporation Counsel was added, and while the charter of 1537 made many changes in tlie city gov ernment It left the complexion of the board unal tenxi. In 1901 two radical changes were made; first, the board was composed exclusively of elected of : ficials. the President of the Tax Department and . the Cor;* -ratio:] Counsel ceasing to be members of ' it. and btlrisr replaced by the live borough presl . aer.ts with a voting power loss ... • three official elected :>.t large; «nd. second, by " reason ef tlie administrative functions then re posed in t*>r«'u«h presidents, officials vitally inter ested in expenditures were given a degree of appro priating power. Th<? new charter proposes to rec tify this last cvii by depriving these officers of all administrative dtn'es and vesting them In a cen tralized department of sireet control. If the bor ough presidents are to be retained as commission ers of public work.*, they must yield their places in lie Board of Estimate, and should not be super seded bar borough representatives^ for it would in falllbly happen thai each borough member of the board, by whatever name called, would be pimply th«> alter rgo or Ms borough president. Borough ser.tlment would demand that every appropriation sought bj the borough president or borough admin • istrator should t>e supported by the borough mem ber of the board. MO£ ■ 1 ■ ■ ■ ■ c been - . ■ ' i ■ r ■ ■ ti I enera ■ ■ except By elective, whose ■ 5 tO 1 ■ ■ ■ , r time, even » ■ ■ ■ The revision commission <-f IS"7 d«^lHr^<i that the city authorities, the direct representatives of the electors, should have complete control over its ex penditure? for local purr-uses. It said: Whether i: bo the objects ..f appropriation-, the salaries of officials and all employes, the amount to be spent in development or in maintenance, the •eommlianon briieves that t»n> power over the local purse should \f placed in a responsible municipal Visro. without any. eav*- the most general, re striction l>y the suite. All mandatory provisions cor:-.pe!!i::g appropriations should be repealed. No preat privat? corporation could long survive such mandatory calls on H< purse as th« I-e>»i>l.iture. from year to year, at the demand of personal nrA lr.ral Interests. !sa>= made upon the city treasury. If the city officials elected at regular intervals eaxmot be trusted to manage the iitianoes of the rity the electors must blame themselves for their lack of care in Ff-ie.-tinß theh servaJits. and attend morp carefully to tl-.-rir civic duties. Tii:i*-s of preat abuse, like the Tweed Ki:.;r period, may recur, when relief must b« sought at Albany; but ordi narily the voters must be Impressed with the re sponsibility resting upo?i them to choose proper officials, and ought not t-> be allowed to shirk their duty, relying upon the Legislature to correct the - consequences of their own neglect. Of the budget of 19°. amounting to upward of *<••■■"■ alone represented salaries and •Wages, and to this muet be added fCS.<X^,O!">n for edu cational and library purposes, tl.e latter itr-m c 'n fistinp to a great f xtent of salaries <.f the teaching 'and supervising staff under th<* Hoard of Indura tion, which ar«' mandatory under the Davis law T?.e appropriations for -interest on the city debt ■si for flic redemption of the city debt amount to Jtt,OootOoO, which Rives a graphic idea of the rate at which the city's funded debt is Increasing. Vn'c*E a bait is soon called this will. In a few years, amount t<» $1,W0.00ft,000. Appropriations for charitable purposes, apart from all appropriations ■ for tie maintenance of the Department of Public Charities, reached the enormous figure of M.500,000 In 190 S. and probably aggregate Jj.CKO.'X"' in 1909. T^e debt service must be provided for, but all other item* In the budget should be fixed by the local beard. Bach 1* the policy of the new charter. Its • theory is that the people who pay the taxes should control their o"*ti expenditures. Reference u> the budget naturally leadf- to al!u eipn to a desirable change -which the new charter wo-jl<3 ir.ake. One section of it replaces numerous Motions of the present charter, in which items entering Into the budget nre mentiunf-d. thus mak ing It possible by the reading of a single section ♦or the taxpayer to discover for what matters the budget may make provision. Few things are more ■ctaMt to him than to know that his servants I, :*n making: appropriaUons arc not overstepping j aTr . por the first time. 1 think, in a!l the city's experience, cne section of the law alone contains provision for all appropriations. The financial affa "- o j the city have reached a crisis and nothing Is more Ijr.portant than that the budget shall be - xaa<se the subject of* profound study by citizens, end for this ■ clear provision as to what it may - contain is eminently necessary. This feature of the new charier should r-ro ve of great value. Two chapters also have been drawn, one treating of the *-J*ty's cir-king funds and the other of the various cJ&Mes of Snancial obligation which it may issue. These two subjects will be <J:scuss«d in a later 'article: but it may now be stated that the new -charter contemplates that corporate stock shall HO lor^er be Issue*! for the payment of current exp-cses. all of which must be met out of the pro ceeds of' taxation, and. therefore, be provided for •a the annual budget. The city must husband its resources; to do to wieclr. It r.eels • ireal n»cai fceara such as the Board of Estimate and Appor _Hoainent la intended to be. - ALL. POWERS OF BOARD GROUPED. fj Another valuable feature of the new charter la the introduction of a section In which all the jjowers conferred upon the Board of Estimate and Apportionment are grouped. To-day it mmM be - beirtWerlcg to attempt to flni them, as they are ec»tt«red through numerous tections. -■■*■- power new vested In the Controller of adjusting claims «gjaii»t dM city has been transferred to the Board of Ectinjat* apt A»|iaHlninnant end In order that 4 fyrr* 4«a»»£»'«j«a tit muidclpai ucaaury, rjcli as the claim recently ■■«• by the contractors for the Jarome Park reservoir, may not be adjusted without due publicity. It Is provided that a public examination of witnesses, under oath, either ny the board or seme member thereof, shall be a con dition precedent to the settlement of any claim. This should prove an additional safeguard against improvident payment of pvbllc moneys to claim ants of position or influence, to whose pleas even the highest fiscal authorities may be Inclined to vie Id ' Inasmuch as great waste has occurred in the pur chase of supplies, it is proposed that a bureau or supplies shall exist under th* control of the board, as a central purchasing agency for supplies re quired in common by the different city depart ments. This bureau should In time becorr* an In valuable adjunct In insuring economy in the pur chase of articles for which different prices are paid by different departments. Thus there .■rill. be concentrated in the Board or Estimate and Apportionment practically autocrat.c control over nppropriatior.a and expenditures, whether for maintenance or for permanent im provements, over all plans for th, acquisition of property by the city and over the granting of franchises, the clarification of wages and salaries and the initiation of general improvements It will constitute a sort of upper chamber, but its powers will be fiscal rather than legislative. It will In rea'tty be the mainspring of the city govern ment. "LACHBYMM" Lcizhton's Mourning Figure in the Metro polita n Museu m . In distinguishing between the works of different schools of art. the historian inevitably looks first to questions of method. Is a given painting execut ed with academic precision or does its style spell. rather, a realistic, a romantic or a purely personal mode of approach? Yet the nature of every work of art is determined by Still other elements in the make-up of the artist. His work not only Illus trates a technical process, it also reflects a habit of mind. The extent to which it does this, how ever is curiously varied. In the case of many a modern painter, hardly any intellectual predilec tion* are to be noted. ; He is quite Indifferent to the character of his subject. He is willing to deal In almost any material. For him the only matter Of interest is that he should satiety himself as to his drawing and modelling, that he should achieve a good effect of color or of light. To some artists, on the other band, the idea is everything, and it affects the whole development of their work. Such an artist was • Frederick. Lord Leighton, whose "Lachr.vma?" U reproduced in the pictorial supple ment of The Tribune to-day. This well known picture in the Metropolitan Museum is a souvenir of a career, which from beginning to end, was formed by singularly thoughtful influences. This nineteenth century Englishman had a cos mopolitan training. In ISC, when he was only twelve years old. be began to study drawing at Rome. Thereafter he received tuition In Berlin, in Florence, In Frankfort, in Brussels and in Paris. But it was in Rome that his art was conclusively formed, and It was an Italian subject that he treat ed in the picture which" he Bent to the Royal Aca demy in 1555, "The Procession of Cimabue's Ma donna Carried Through Florence," which was purchased by the late Queen and is now. in Buck-; ingham Palac?. The long life of success which dated from this episode was full of travel and study. Leighton became a profoundly cult - man* He was a sculptor and a musician, as well as a painter, he had a One command over ian grrges and he was an indefatigable reader. When the Royal Academy made him it? president, in OK it "placed Use f under the leadership of one of the most polished men of the world ever known in the annals or British art. His accomplishments, as well as bis broad tastes and instincts, were clearly mirrored in his work. He had a sense of literature, and it made him a devoted Interpreter of the life and mythology oi antiquity. He loved to paint the old Athenian ceremonies to introduce into his pictures classical architecture and fibres draped in the beautiful robes of the'past. ' .a-hryms- Is a perfect ex ample of hi- activity In this field of what might be called pictorial archeology. The stately mourning figure i* invested with a thoroughly human patnos but it is painted especially with a view to its classic purity of form. The heavy folds of the woman's dresa are contrasted with the delicate lines of a Greek column. The landscape back ground is subordinated to the subject of the picture with just the right feeling for restraint and Hun plicity of design. It I* essentially the composition of a cultured mind, of an artist whose vision of life was constantly influenced by hi* thoughts _ and dreams of antique beauty. It is one of the hap piest of his productions, one of the picture, n which he most successfully Placed his learning at Uie service of a poetic conception. BOOTHS *"TH BIRTHDAY. Services Planned in Honor of Salva tion Army's Founder. Tn celebration of the eightieth birthday annlver t<a-y ,' General William Booth founder of the Salvation Army, services will be held under the auspices of the local branch of the army to-day and to-morrow. The venerable head of the army ha« sent a special message to the people of Amer ica and scorep of messages of congratulations from Governors of states, mayors of cities and other* of prominence have been received at the national headquarters her? for transmission to General Booth. It has been suggested that a permanent memo rial for General Bootoh be established in the form of a world university. The Idea is to have an in stitution where the humanities would be taught in their various phases and where men and women could be trained along scientific and advanced lines for work In the Salvation Army. This sug gestion Is being seriously considered, it is under- Tho meetings to-day will be in Memorial Hall. No. V. West 14th street, at 11 a. m. and 3 p. m., at which Commissioner Thomas t>till. of Chicago, will «peak- at Miner's Eighth Avenue Theatre, at 7-45 o'clock, anfl at Miner's Bowery Th«atro. at S-45 o'clock. Colonel William Peart will speak at the latter meeting. In the evening, at *> o'clock. Miss Evangellne Booth daughter of the founder of the army, will deliver her lecture entitled "Rags" at the Brook lyn (Vcademy of Music. She will drees in the ragged clothing she wore years ago. when she worked in the slums in London. There will be a big meeting In Carnegie Music Hall to-morrow night, at which Mih* Booth will speak Th"re. will be a special electrical display and a number of tableau* representing the army on the eea. in the alums, by the dying, In the prison, with the homeless, working for the. hungry and for th« children will h'- given. General soot [ message to the American people follows: Wter Hpending nearly eighty years In thiß world, with almost countless opportunities for observing th^Durposea for which men generally live and the disappointments they po commonly suffer, it seems reasonable that I - buld have formed some opinion as to Mr- course they ought to follow if they arc '^on this my'eightTAh birthday. I tell th, Amer ican people that if they will seek the honor of God. tne reign of righteousness, the welfare of th* friend 1«T« noor and the riches that endure forever, wi'h Mlf^cViflcing avidity with which they seek the wealth and pleasure* of this wo Id, they •will have a good chance of finding that life of satis faction which now so often Ht)<le< them, and of building up a pattern nation for the world to Imi tate. . LABOR TEMPLE FOR BRONX. The Socialist party announced yesterday that the Workinßinen's Educational Society of The Bronx. composed of members of the party, has completed plans for tho erection of a labor temple hi The Bronx, similar in design to the labor temple hi $4th street, near Second avenue. A special com mittee has acquired land for a site in Alexander avenue. The cost of the proposed building, includ ing th« site, will he about *K<>.o«. part of which lias already been collected. AMITYVILLE EXTENSION ASSURED. Commissioner John H. O'Brien of the Pepart ment of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity, by making an agreement with the villages of Rock vilie Centre and Freeport that the city will insure them a «>uppl> of at least ',000 gallons of water a day. has overcome the objections of the people of those villages to the extension of the city's six-foot Bteol main to AmltyvlUe. Commissioner O'Brien and members of the Btate- Water Commission rode over the route of the proposed extension on Friday and satisfied the objectors that the extension woj<d taeaa no ciaal*iiU°fi Pi Wo w*xos eupiiiy. XEW-TORK PATT.Y TRIBTTXE. «STTNDAY APRIL' 11, 1909. NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBTO^SUMJA x . _____ — TO TAKE GENEE ABROAD A. L. Erlanger Wants to Display a "Real American Company" \ I, Erlang< r made the announcement yesterday that he wa S ambitious to take a "real American company" to London. Berlin. Vienna and Fans, and that he was seriously thinking of taking abroad Mile. Genee and the company that ia to support her in a new play written by Har-y B. Smith. Mr. Erlanger was at his desk yesterday in theJNew Amsterdam Theatre, prepared for war or anything el-e and. apparently, indifferent to Incidents that have occurred since he left this country He said that he had contracted for five plays, to be wrim. by Han B. Smith, and that while abroad he heard and protested against the appropriation of music and songs for which his firm had been paying big royalty come back.- he said, "more convinced than ever that our stage has advanced over that of Kuroi*- to as great an exu-nt as our commerce. The European managers do not think i-vr plays are good enough to exact royalty, but they know they are good enough to take without compensa tion to American authors. Managers here buy for eign musical plays, protect them and pay royalty on them. Abroad they take ours piratically and rtsent the fact that we recognize it. "Speaking for Klaw & Erlangc;, we have suc ceeded in building up our busings by American methods nd with mat- furnished us- by Ameri can authors, and we are more than satisfied with the credit bide of our ledger. This does not mean any prejudice against English. French or German plays. 1 am simply stating facts as I found them, and. unless we can obtain some great specialty In Kuror.e. we are going to continue giving the public plays by our own people. The theatre in America is a great institution. In Europe it is simply & means to kill time between dinner ami supper. Here the regular theatrical manager, who works on his own capital, is a business man; in Europe he stops at his office to open his mall before going to his 5 o'clock tea. and his own personal monetary Interest In his theatre is usually very small. Ail you he;ir in every capital in Kur-.>i'C from the managers is: 'Why don't you Americans do so and so?' When you go to see their performances and their theatres you can truthfully answer: 'We do not do these things in America because we want to be neither arrested nor lynched.' "Our trip was profitable. It pave us the correct details of some of the r-lays that the American public will have an opportunity of witnessing within the next year, and we got those details outside of the theatre. There are just two important features in which the European stage excels our own in the same degree in which we surpass ... in all oth«>r respects. These are the painting "f their scenery, which is most magnificent, and their orchestras, Which are far superior to the..-. which we have over here in attention, in skill and in obedient re sponsiveness to what is taking plate on tin- stage." BELASCO NOT AFRAID. Says His Position Regarding The atrical S [indicate Is Well Known. David Belasco who hitherto \ »n his personal opinion of t t 1 al situation. • }-.* might hesitate to j fence 1 theatrical syndicate. "Please deny emphatlcallj " he said, "the state ment t - fence ( the theatri cal trust. My position regarding the theatrical ti ■ ■■ well known." From I assumed that Mr. B< I following tfa ..-■:.■■ I . • ■ • epend 0 .,. ; ,■■ m known as Ihe Byndi- LTntil yesterday it was Impossible to k'-i a personal statement from Mr. Belasco relative to titude he would assume in it ot a pprman< nt organization Ix ng roriued to "go It itives Informed a reporter - paper that h< was not i I business rel itions with . t would not entei i ■ '• !l impartial I . ■ tnent, - ■'•• •' hv * without mature d« 'it.. that h< even hesitat the sj ndicate by an oprn . 8 N"..w that Mi Belasoo has made his position , clear, there is -. ■ • be a rush ol the Independ „ to th< posed new a George C. • -. ■ k for hlms< rol tne re and several succes ■ ARCHER GIBSON IS OUT i Organist and Choirmaster of the Brick Church j Resigns. , There will be the usual Easter music to-day at I the Brick Presbyterian Church! although the or- [ ganist, Archer Gibson, 's no longer in charge. Mr. j Kennedey. his assistant, will be at the orpn and will act as choirmaster in place of Mr. Gibson. The j programme which was planned at first will be | amended to some extent, but there will be elaborate i Easter music j'ist the same There has been no ! other resignation, other than that of Mr. Gibson, j and the quartet and the chow will be heard as j usual. Possible dissensions so far have not come ! to pass In either the choir or cjuartet, the latter I being composed of Frank ' ''"'">■''"''. bass; Reed j Miller, tenor; Grace Monson, contralto, and Mlsa • Casparfi. soprano. Archer Gibson Is one of the best known choir- , masters and organists In the city. He left bis apartments at No. 3 West 66th street yesterday j morning to keep concert engagements upstate, j which will take up the next three or four weeks, i His assistant, Mr. Kennedey, Las a contract with the Brick Church which does not expire until May 1 Some time ago Mr Gibson complained that the . members of the church corporation interfered with , him and. tried to place mediocre singers in the I choir, which he did not, like. Be also said that the j church interfered with his personal career to too j great an extent* ACADEMY BILL DOOMED BI RIKD IS COMMITTEE. Assemblymen Believe Art Building Will Not Be Authorized for Park. Members of the Legislature say the bill to allow the National Academy of Design to buihi on the site of the old Arsenal in Centra] Park will never come out of the Committee on Cities -in the. As sembly. But the executive committee of the Cen tral Park Protection Committee Is going right ahead, as if it was just beginning the right. The first meeting of the executive commit! will be held to-morrow at 4 p. m., in the office of Eu gene A. Phil'oln. chairman. Seth Low. president of the main committee of citizens, will be present, and a definite campaign will be planned. It is hoped that the committee may become a permanent one to resist forever any encroachment of private corporations on Central Park. The committee continues to receive ii'iily a large number of letters irom citizens who oppose the academy's plans. Among tho.se who wrote yester day was Miss Alice P. Gannett, head worker of the Normal College Alumna? House, who said: "i am glad to enroll my name in any movement against the invasion of Central Park for building purposes of any kind. It is the great breathing space of the upper East Side, and on a bright day one is likely to meet as many people pouring out of the park to return to their homes as are seen coming in the opposite direction from the factories. The p< opU of our settlement feel very strongly the i Ivisability of a building being put up in the place of the Zoological Garden and the surrounding green places." Mrs. B. Ellen Burke wrote: "I am in favor of an art building, which v, ill be a home of art, a place which to visit will be an inspiration to all art lovers. But I am strongly opposed " such a building iii Centra! Park. Why not select a site where the art building can have a park of its own. even if not an extensive one?' .Dr. Bertha 1 >itz, head worker of the Chrystie Street Settlement, said in her letter: "The mem bers of our senior clubs, particularly those who do civic work, will lend a helping hand." Others who have joined the movement are Mrs. Sydney C. Borg, Horace Whit( . John Meade Howells, Richard S. Harvey, the Washington Heights Playground Association: Mrs. Lillian W. Berts, the Brooklyn Consumer?" League; Andrew C. Wornratb and Mrs. Leo G. Rosenblatt. The East Side feels itself particular^ threatened, and ha given expression to its opposition through local newspapers. Resolutions adopted at the .... Club last evening protesting against •he academy bills in the Assembly said that the club had already pro tested against the use of any public ruirk for a county courthouse, and. therefore, that it would protest against tho use of space in Central Park by the Academy of Design. EASTER LILIES SCARCE THIS YEAR Hothouse Product Fails, and Other Planta Take Thexr Place. B< rmuda lily, like i I unner, the ir in the 1 One of the largest florists ■ and th.it as > n -ilt th« ■is fully 60 per cent higher thai !!• did not have a Bermuda Illy plant for . . . . of the ;■ tted plants were carried and sold in place Kjf th< Btapli J •.;■• tei floral •■. . it was learned that the unprecedented si ulbs. Th( y are potted h< ■ le depends for its supply upon - • twenty '^\^ thou ■ n thousand went ' thai Is, did not produa B stalks. That, II ■ • uned. was about tl • i Ltl • ol o - among all the local and suburban florist :'nr; for this market lit uf the ' I : various colors, and dwa largelj sold. Cul flowers were a r iso more In de mand than usu.il for this season. There art and Itinerant vend* a ,,,; th, en doing a larg< is. < >ne >:r>..t Bower company reported that th< demand a is fully up (•■■ th- record of 19O€ DETECTIVES ON AN EASTER RESCUE. v i.. u< and Butts of the detec were passing d cai ■ ioke arising from th< ba* ment. They turned in an alarm, an*, when the Bremen appeared the ■ rabbits, fuzz] ducks . hickens, not to mention all the • ■ inding them. Everything they could nave they did uml of chocolati rabbits Just In time. effort ' '"en n ■|■ ■ • ' QUIET DAY DOWNTOWN . , mgei with tl iceptii of th« I the grain department of the la ted Stock \'.\- ing« were clo ed day, it being one of th< three holiday! of the Easter festival >• • the m«ml k The Produce Ex md thi < 'onsolid ited Ej n mar ket w< ■ " Board " f '' ! " ''■« trust companies were also open until 12 o'clock, and the bank statement came out Br j one who could keep awaj from the ess precincts dl ■ wever, and the flnan trli t wore a deaerted look in ■ The London Stock Exchange an I Inental were also closed yesterday, and n ..>. rye Eai < holl w\ the axchangea In ttaia city, however, will be >pen on that day. HUDSON-FULTON COMMITTEE. Mayor McClellan has appointed nix hundred prominent citizens of Brooklyn members of it Brooklyn citizens' committee for the Hudson-Fulton celebration, which will be held next fall The cere monies will occupy several days In the latter part of September and the first part of October. A meet- Ing will be held In the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, in the Borough Hall, on Tuesday afternoon, for the purpose of organization- Gypy p Store Your Furs rCCnlh.*ir Furs cannot be properly cared for at dhome — they must be kept in a very n I cold, dry atmosphere. Besides pre clTlCl serving their condition perfectly our C system of storage includes insurance # against fire, theft and moths. Mod- OrnpcilT^ crate charges. Drop us a postal. Dry Goods Special— Men s 50c and 75c Fancy Half Hose at 29c One of those unprecedented bargain events that spread like "w.l 1 fire" before the day is out. You know the sort of values that makes one want to tell everybody all about it. If you cannot come, send some one to get your share. They'll go like the proverbial "hot cakes"— a hosiery ? sale like this seldom occurs. This purchase embraces the manufacturers' entire sample line taken from their show cases and the trunks of their travellers, and their entire surplus stock. In the regular way we could not buy them for our sale price They're JET sort of hose you'd expect to receive if you went to an exclusive haberdasher's shop, if you wanted to pay 50c and 75c. lf^«»o Mr, If H n*P embracing every conceivable color brought Men s tl all nose out in Men . s Hose this season. Silk plaited high nolelties in fancy lislL The smartest ideas fa. Men s Hose are jq represented in this lot. 50c and 75c values at . . . - UK, Main Floor. Greonhut and Company. Other Special Sales Of unusual importance are advertised in to-day's Herald, American and «^s°New' Tailored Suit Models at $25. Oriental Rugs at a saving of 25J to 50^ Special Values in New Black Waists, $5 Silk Petticoats at S3 9i Sale of New Lace. Braid and Net Coats. Extraordinary Sale of Bronze Shoes at $2 65, Pongee and Striped Silk Waists at $5.90. i|f ; t - r , A - j - ■ • "The Greatest Art Event of Many Years' 1 Art Exhibition* and Sales. • M/iDISON SQUARE SOUW iSS NEW YORKL CITY On Free View On Fr " VieW To-morrow (Monday) Until Date of Sale Maw The Very Valuable **<*» - 2 examples -^ - - . • Meissoruer Troyoni Art Collection BrKO3 2 examples Formed by the late : '*>*}'■* Rousseau _ __, m „ . . w-^ Knaus J. T. Martin, Esq. 3.™*, Daubigny <*«» York. Schre7 " Which is particularly rich in De Neuvills Diaz r • 3 examples Important \Vorl\S Pettenkofc, Dupre of * Vibert 2 examples , jacque Sterling artistic excellence *—* By the B«»guerc« Fromentin vanMacke Barbizon Painters Boaha:r _ . . and other ArtX Cabanel Detank Great Masters, Hosier Gerome and _ , And And Important Sculptures. oHr Other jo Be Sold at Unrestricted Public Sale Great Great BY ORDER OF EXECUTORS Artists At Mendelssohn Hall, Arttst * On Thursday and Friday . Evenings Next April 15th and 16th, at 3:30 o'clock ♦ NOTICE. Special Evening View Wednesday Next, S to 0.-.;<» o' Clock. The sale will be conducted by Mr. THOMAS E. KIRBY. of The American Art Association, Managers 6 l;ast 23d Street, Madison Square south. DR. C. E. SNOW TO SELL HOUSE Home of New York University Man May Bo come School for Girls. Tlip home of Dr. Cha Snon S Bity, at Unlversitj Heig thai of most In Th« • ■ Snow left th< ins: <~>f Van Dwlght ShelUoi . at ■ I i li- i- '■■■■■ young the si • - YONKERS POLICEMAN USES REVOLVER Two Men Held After Despente Fight foi Picking Pockets in Streetcar. Frank 91 Ward, honkers yesterday for pick) ■ ■ man, emptied U ■ revolver at the n May and Ward were riding on a crowded trolley car. Among the passengers was Michael Klrchner. of No. S3O Ashburton avenue. Yonkers. The tv\>» men Jostled him .several times, but KlYchner thought it was accidental. Kilter fee felt a hand In his pocket and then discovered thai his wallet, con taining JC9. was missing. He cried excitedly. "I have been robbed." Immediately May and Ward ran to ihe door of the car and lumped off. Klrchner gave chase. Afte: a pursuit of a block Coughlln, who had joined him. overtook the men and arrested them. On the way to Foliee Headquarters Ward wrenched himself free, and, alter landing a hard t Art Exhibitions and Sales. I ;rday. IS THK Fifth Aye. Art Galleries, -silo vcrubvsar 546 Fifth Aye.. Cor. 45th St. Mr. .lame., V. >tio. Victim*". The Collection of TtlF. LATE Ezra Ames. iil.o! CKSTER. MASS ( with •ddltiona) consisting ot fin- 1 eiampl* 3 o* Antique riahojrany Furniture by the best English and Colonial Makers. SHEFFIELD PLATE. BKOXZ» OH1>» AXl> I>F:i.KT WAKk • >n Kxhtbitlon To-morrot. - - - BREWERY WAGON KILLS MAN OF El 6" James McAllister, eighty years old. ®< j^ j91 ,« \\>st Koth street, dird Utst ri » ht irl '■*'.c. c ; v *! l i oO Street Hospital as a result ©i injuries <**j***^ a March .-;. when he was kn »oked dO»B *t and Warren stret-t by a brewery »*-*""■ '' who was employed by the Jctter Brewnuj <- was released on tall.