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GARDEN- 2:'-.»o— S:2(V— Hia Nam* on the I>oor.
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th« Earth: • -.- Billot of Jewels.
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I I "W^EST END — 8:18 — The GirJ and the Wizard.
Indrr to Advertisements.
r«p!>. Col. '. Pas*. Col.
Amusements ...10 fr-T H'lp Wanted. . ..IS 1-2
Ararttn't Hotcls.lS 3 Ir.trtructlcn 15 4
Art ■-»>* ... 4 B-«ll^st ami Found. l* 3
Atitomohile« .... : 71 I>oet Bankbooks. . 13 3
Carpet Cl««3iinc.l.~t a MaTriapeß and
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Un-ideM N«Ti«slrt 1 i r.«sl Eftatf 14 7
.T»smestio Siaio^- . ! RaDslous Notices H 4-.
- •..ant \Vaßt«xi.lß 21 Resorts II 4
Election Polices. j't -' Satires B«inV*...ll 1-2
rr:r»l«w Ik 3; School As;enrJps..lA *■
European > ill II ! Sptsria] Nrtl.-es... 7 7
ti&ement* „..J5 d] [Surropate'e
nnaacial 0 1-"! Notices 15 3
~;r-- a' V 8-7! T!ib«iiW»i 16 4-3
T"i£&sdal 11 3— T* TrSb"Ji:«- Pubscrlp
i' 12 I-. tion ;;a?<-a .... 7 1
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rer E«le 13 3! Unfum. Arert-
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r^rniaied Apart- ! Work War,t»-j.. .IS -
raetit* Wasted .14 7l -■.--■■
SSoo^otft ibtnte.
Thit newspaper is owned end pub
lished by he Tribune Association, *
Xeto York corporation ; office and prin
cipal place of business. Tribune Build'
ing. ho. I*4 yassau street, Xcic York;
Off den Mills, president; Henry W.
£ackc:t. secretary; Jaws 11. Barrett,
Ireaevrer. The address of the officers is
the office of this netcspaper.
FORElGN.— Premier Asquith of Great
Britain decided not to create any new
r-rers in view of the denunciatory attl
nans of the Radicals toward the Ho\ise
*•: Lords. . . . David Lloyd-George,
Chsncelior of the Exchequer, in a speech
In London said there was a greater lack
nT employment in the protectionist United
States than in free trade England. — -t-
The Bar. J. H. Jewett, of Birmingham,
England, may receive p. call to become
pastor of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian
Church, of this city. . " Henry Far
man won the Mieh^lin cup for duration
and distance in 1909 by his record of 144
miles in 4:17:35. ■ .. Jacob if. Dick
inson, Secretary of War. made a tour of
towns In Porto Rico, and e\-erywhere re
pelved petitions for citizenship and an
elective - Senate. .v . President Madriz
of Nicaragua received an -appeal from
*»x- President Zolaya for 'the -release of
the latt< son-in-law; .jo^qiiin Pasos,
ho is in jail in Managua, charged with
misappropriation of public funds.' : "
, DOMESTIC— The first draft of Presi
fauM Tail's anti-trust law message was
considered at the meeting of the Cabinet.
: -■-■•-" Figures given at the Bureau of
Statistics in Washington show that im
ports into tba United States in 1909 were
the greatest in the country's history.
i~ .: -■- Th<^ first day's conference between
11. E. P.-rliam, representing the North
western railroads, and Messrs. Knapp
and Xeill produced no result at Wash
ington. ... ' ■■„: The constitutionality of
the semi-monthly pay law, which was
contested by the railroad*, was upheld by
th' Appellate Division of the Supreme
Court, sitting at Albany. 1 ■ . . The will
<-: J. W. Friend, filed in Pittsburgh left
his estate 01' lUjSMgMS to his wile and
four children. : — The Tennessee law
prohibiting the manufacture of liquors
,in the state •went into effect at midnight.
' — Between IIS.OOO and $20,000 was
pigged for miysions at the students* voi
iiri~?r convention at Rochester. —
Tno meu.were probably fatally injured
by jumping from a third story window
at a fire in Providence; an aged man was
overcome with smoke.
ClTY.— Stocks closed strong.* ==
Mayor-^J^ct Gaynor, in appointing
Thomas J. Hlggins Park Commissioner
ml The Bronx, told him he wanted the
a>.partim rt overhauled "and that ho must
keep all politics out of it. =^z=^: Spencer
Trask. the banker, was killed in a wreck
M Croton Landing. N. Y. ===== With lit
tle formal ceremony. Mayor McClcllan
opened the new Manhattan Bridge. — s_
Mifs Anne Morgan said she w.\s in full
t-ympathy with demands of the'strik
ing shirtwaist girls. . , ■ .■. ■ Counsel for
<" W. Morse informed the Sheriff that he
would rot apply for ■ writ of error,
•which meant that the banker's last at
tempt to escape imprisonment had
Jailed. — —— - Carl Fiseher-Hausen. the
lawyer who pleaded guilty to bribing a
■vitiifK.-, was released after serving ten
:nonths in the penitentiary. . .*■ ■■..■■: It
v.as announced that all operas a* The
Xcw Theatre next year would probably
he Hung in English.
THE WEATHER:— lndications for to
day: Fair. The temperature yesterday:
Mishert, 24 degrees; lowest,^l3.
run QunEXSßOito ixjuxcrioy.
, Somebody blundered when tbe Qu< •i,
horn Bridge %vas built. it «-ost al
most twice as much as it should have
<:oi:t and has less carrying capacity than
Jt was designed to liavo, and at that it
had to be 'iisbteoed," some useless ma
terial had to be taken out of It, in order
to {rive it oven ihe carrying capacity it
now has. Who blundered the public lit
entilled to know. If if was the Bridge
Department, it is a matter of public im
portance to have the Bridge Depart
meat's inoompcteucy fully exposed. if
it was the contract company, it is the
a? > of the city to refuse to pay.it for
its blunder/and to proceed for the for
feiture of its bond. The injunction
vhk-li Justice Dwwwlhjl continued, re
htraluiu^ tho niuiucipal authorities from
j..- i a the contraeti'j^ company tho re
niafndcr of its bill, opens tlie way for a
I>ublic trial of ibis question.
It is a m.'jtter of public policy, as fas
<icn Dwwlhlg hold, llnil it k!iou!<! be
tried in •''..'! •' . The now city srtiiilnlotis
'.■•l, arm approach this subject without
I":- naO. with so motive for hush
ing it up and ;:«uiii;r ii out of the way.
It will be n6tktng to it that the ciiy can*
>jot pasisi payment without tin; Bridge
Department's "stultifying: itself": for
thai seems v» have Basa the motive of
tbf prfj^nt ministry lion's Bnwitlina;*
ni*s to prot'^t i3n; public by aialrlnj: the
contracting . . mpaujr prove that under
t' i contract It was not responsible for
tfce blunders. The in junction takes the
.ijfrpefjrjon of tbe matter out Of I.- founds
and t un it over 1-. I's sucoeff-or, inch
me vrdt vrili Co its utoett to tee if there
is hot redress for Ihe public >hen ?8.
000.000. is wasted through blunders, al
though tho contract imposes I: upon tns
contracting company, in Justice Dowl
ing's language, "the duty of^preparing
"detail and working drawings for the
"carrying into effect of the general
"plans and specifications furnished by
"the Department, of Bridge^," and
makes it "responsible for the correctness
"of drawings, even though they had
"been approved by the Commissioner."
The' burden of this tight should he taken
up by. the new administration, for. the
taxpayer who secured the* present in
junction has done all that could reason
ably be expected of a private person in
the protection of the mjhihf interests.
The enjoining of this pay*nent is a yic
*tory for The Tribune, which exposed the
blunder in the bridge, and,* although the
Bridge Commissioner at Erst protested
that, .this was unnecessary, led to th.^
lightening of the structure! sufficiently
to make it safe, in the opinion' of. engi
neers, for i much restricted use. The
Tribune, moreover, haS all along opposed
the payment of the company until its
responsibility under the terms of its
contract should be impartially investi
gated and authoritatively established.
It bas done thiß in the face of an ad
ministration which Wished tO hide the
blunder. It hopes for in" different at
titude from the coming administration.
From the national pWint of view the
chief event of the year |tQO was the ad
vent of a new administration, followed
by President Taft's summons to Con
gress to meet in extra- session for the
purpose of revising the tariff schedules.
After nearly five months of labor at
"VYasbingon the Payne tariff law dis
placed the Dingier tariff law. A com
plete revision of our tariff system is a
political accomplishment of great impor
tance, Changes in tariff rates affect di
rectly hundreds of thousands of persons
engaged. in commerce and industry. In
directly they affo'i every consumer,
which means, every citizen and every
alien resident within our borders. Every
new tariff "law is therefore a milestone
in political and economic history. '/, ,
The taTiff law of 1909 has been bitterly
assailed as not accomplishing enough." in
the way of reducing duties, lowering' the
cost of living and abating supposedly
excessive advantages given to the do
mestic manufacturer. A tariff law is
necessarily more .or less a * compro
mise and can seldom = meet the wishes
oven of the legislative majority which
passes it. But whatever the shortcom
ings of the act of 1009. it must be con
ceded that it marked .1 significant de
parture in the policy of the Republican
parry and opened the way for a more
rational treatment of tariff problems and
for their dissociation from merely parti
san politics. A Republican administra
tion mid a Republican Congress for the
first time undertook a revision intended
to moderate protective duties. The Re
publican national, platform of 190S bail
laid down the — enirely accept
able to 'the great body of the voters of
the- country — that the protective duly
should equal the differential in cost of
production- here and abroad and allow,
in addition, a reasonable margin of
profit to the domestic producer. But on
attempting to apply the principle it was
found that no machinery existed for de
termining >vitli"any accuracy the differ
ential'in cost of production,; and Con
gress, acting. in the dark, hesitated to
make reductions in protective n **>■ not
clearly shown to be necessary :sr i equi
The situation was unfortunate, yet li
cannot be said that Congress was not
justified in erring on the side of caution
rather than on the side of recklessness.
The Payue law's highest merit was th; 1 -
it tried to make the recurrence of su>
■ situation impossible. It provided th?
means for ascertaining the different*"
in cost of production here and abroaa
and for checking the claims for protec
tion made by doaftestic producers. It
thereby laid the foundation for I scien
tific revision of tjie schedules in the
near future. Moreover, it modernized
our tariff system j>y establishing max
imum and minimum schedules, thus.al
lowing the Presideut 10 return conces
sions or to meet discriminations on the
part of other nations by enforcing alter
native scales of duties known definitely
in advance. The double schedule tbus
obviated the necessity of a burdensome
resort to special reciprocity treaties or
to retaliatory legislation in individual in
stances. The Payne law also did tardy
economic justice to the people of the
Philippine Islands, giving free admission
to the products of the archipelago to an
extent which will permit a natural
growth of trade between the United
States and Its Far Eastern dependency.
In many important respects, therefore,
the Payne law marks an advance on the
three other tariff Jaws of the last two
A significant political development of
the extra session was the breach created
in the Democratic party on the issue of
taxed or iin taxed raw materials. An in
fluential element in the party in both
the Senate and the House of Representa
tives out loose from the tariff doctrines
of Messrs. Cleveland. Mills and Wilson
and adopted what, is practically a policy
of —derate protection,' disguised under
a demand for equally distributed tax
ation on all import?, whether raw ma
'er!; Is or manufactured articles. Sen
tor Joseph W. Bailey, of Texas, led the
Pt cession, and he arid William .1. Bryan
an 1 nov at swords': points on the tariff
question. The Southern Democracy,
after having deposed Samuel .1. Randall
as Speaker of the House of, Representa
tives, seems to be drifting rapidly
toward a revival of . .andallisru.
An incidental result of the extra ses
sion was the submission by Congress to
the state legislatures of a proposed
amendment to the Constitution enlarg
ing the direct taxing power of the fed
eral government. No constitutional
amendment had been submitted since
1809, and there had come to be a popular
belief that no more experimentation of
that sort would be attempted. Only one
state acted on the amendment in 1900,
the Legislature of Alabama voting 10
ratify it. •:_ ■■ .V
'i he federal government has vigorously
pushed its attueks in the courts on conn
MnatSoM operating in restraint of trade
and BBS won numerous victories. The
decree of the United States Circuit Court
for the Southern District of New York
dissolving the Tobacco Trust baa been
taken on appeal by the trust t.. (ho
United States Supreme Court, and ♦', •
Attorney General has asked that court
t<< appoint 1 receiver for the combina
tion. The federal Circuit Court for the
Si I: Federal Circuit, In a unanimous
opinion, has held that the Standard Oil
Company of Xew f ersey || operated in
violation of the provisions of the Sher
man anti-trust law j io d must dissolve
3& ;i holding corporation Sensational
frauds iv weighing sjifaj at the.' port of
New York have been unearthed and of
ficers of tbe Sugar Trust are being pros
ecuted on criminal charges for defraud
ing the customs, while the government
is also- attempting to convict, the trust
of violating the Sherman law In the pur
chase and closing down of til" Segal re
finery in Philadelphia. The states, too.
are acting energetically to discipline
combinations planning to. .monopolize
trade or industry, awl a halt is being
Culled generally on monopolistic ten
dencies and the drift in trade and indus
try toward SB imitation of 'state social
ism. In this, state the first verdict un
der the Donnelly anti-trust law was re
cently Obtained, the American Ice Com
pany, being adjudged guilty of attempt
ing to suppress competition.
In New York City the determination
of the voters to free themselves from the
corrupt' and extravagant rule of Tam
many Hall was manifested in the suc
cessful fusion on candidates for city of
fices Other than Mayor and on the bor
ough presidents, who have seats in tin*
Board of. Estimate and Apportionment
Tammany won a dubious victory in the
election of Mayor Gaynor, running
gainst two anti-Tammany nominee* 1 .
But its bold on Now York County and
■mi the city as a whole was rudely shat
tered. New heart has been put by tip's
popular uprising into the movement for
'honest and efficient local government
• The return of prosperity, partial In
1906, became wellnigb complete in 1009.
The crops were Fold at high prices and
transportation, industry and trade flour
ished. The outlook politically and SCO
nomically for a new year has seldom
been more promising.
In other lands than ours the year which
is? just past was marker by many con
stitutional activities, chiefly of a liberal
and progressive nature, and in several
Cases having their provocation in fiscal
disputes: by settlements or steps tow
ard settlement of Internationa] contro
versies, some of them of long existence
and some of exceptional exacerbation,
and .by gratuitous and benevolent la
bors for the increase and. confirmation
of friendship among the nations. The
most striking achievements in tbe first of
these classes were in the East. In Tur
key the Sultan came out of his reign-long
hiding and mingled freely with the peo
ple, but was not able to avoid at least the
'suspicion of hostility to the constitution:
wherefore . he was promply deposed and
the subjection of the palace to the con
stitution was irrevocably established. In
Persia also tiie Shah was deposed for
open enmity <* the constitution. in
China provincial legislatures were elect
ed and other steps were la ken toward
perfecting 'he constitutional system at
the appointed time, and Yuan Shih Kai,
oue of the chief viceroy?, was retired to
private life for alleged double dealing
wltblbe reforms. Russia strongly con
firmed the efficiency of the Douina, but
unhappily began a campaign against the
constitutional rights of Finland.
Coi ;•'.?' tJoaaJ activities iv tbe British
}>*r»! ■■•■ 'VTt.ised a disagreement be
""" Lvi hi and Commons over the bud
jfi . .nod a con«>o< i dissolution of Par
liament for «• appeal to tbe country, iv
wMcia ampilss tariff reform and Irish
I- : r»al«». "<* v ..-II as the constitutional
fciatUS uf tbo Lords, are figuring. The
four i tlCQlttl of South Africa completed
ttu.'lr vr ' - . Vast reforms were proroul
gated " *.'«. including the admission
of m . natives to the Council,
though ax . tame moment seditious
Indians rninnilttrwi several murders and
other •;■ n^e« In a vain effort to balk
the reforms and to rouse another Mutiny.
Sen any had a Chancellor crisis over the
budget, *"bilo franchise reforms in sev
eral si; ' H resulted In increased Soc'.al-
Democratic parliamentary representation.
Gfeeop struggled with a military dicta
t6rgibip which dominated the Boul6 and
ministry. and menaced the crown. Italy
bad a ministerial crisis over fiscal mat
ter*, and also an election, in which Cler
icals took part more freely tbau before.
France had a busy year, with an attempt
through ■ universal strike to make the
Republic suborrl r.»}ti) to the labor unions,
the sudd«Mj reatti >Uon of the Prime Min
ister in his hour of trk m J. a renewal of
friction between Clr.'.;"^ and State over
the schools, mo St"inhell murder trial
and consequent rev , Jon «?f the code of
procedure, and parliamentary considera
tion of income taxation, old age pen
sions, tariff reform and similar matters.
Belgium lost her King by death and in
stalled his successor. Spain suffered seri
ous seditious and Socialist riots, marked
by gross excesses, after which* she put
to death her foremost exponent of philo
sophic anarchy and atheism. Sweden,
like France, had a futile "universal"
strike of Socialist origin. Portugal had
a Cabinet crisis. The suffrage It o agita
tion in Great Britain was pushed to
scandalous extremes, while in Norway
woman suffrage was put into practice
without sensation. Japan continued con
stitutional reforms in Corea, despite the
murder of Prince [to. Newfoundland ° -
changed Sir Edward Bond for BUr l..>i
ward Morris as Prime Minister Mr.
Gomez was auspiciously fuswV I Pres
ident of Cuba, and \\),'. jcovernment of
that island Wai again Intrusted to its
people. General Reyes ro«.i£ntd tne pres
idency of Colombia. wbi* • lie had held
with distinction and public profit, and
Mr. Zelaya, after a despot i and corrupt
rule. was driven to resign the presidency
Of Nicaragua in the face of a revolution.
Noteworthy steps toward the settle
ment of disputes were taken by Great
Britain and the United States concern
ing the old fisheries and boundary water
ways controversies. A tripartite conven
tion was made among the United States,
Panama and Colombia, which the last
named failed to ratify. Turkey, Austria
and Servia Came to agreement over the
Bosnia-Herzegovina business. France and
Germany submitted their Morocco dis
pute to The Hague, with happy results.
Chili and Peru still wrangled, but Bo
livia and Peru adjusted serious difficul
ties after arbitration by Argentina bad
failed. Practically all issues between
Venezuela and the United States were
disposed of. Negotiations between China
and Russia and between China and Japan
over llanchnrtan affairs proceeded satis
factorily. The principle of the open door
in China for American capital was estab
lished after vigorous action by our State
Department and diplomats. Good re
sults were secured from an anti-opium
conference of the powers at Shanghai at
the initiative of the United States. Spain
had to wags 1 war in the Riff to vindi
cate her rights against Moroccan perfidy,!
Great Britain rectified her [boundaries
ami relations wirb S):ii!i by taking, ( for a
consideration, three 11 Malayan states.
The promotion and confirmation of in.
tcrnutional friendships wsra largely , ■<•
t' ■■!«■, l through visits and special mis
sions. President i aft visited Panama
and bad a ■ meeting with President Diaz
on ihe Uexicfca border, the understand
in? hat sail the United States and Mex
ico regarding Central America was main*
tamed. The European heads of states
did much visiting, especially important
being the visits of the Czar to England
nnd Italy and the meetings of the French
President with the C/.ar and the Kins of
England and of the German Emperor and
the Czar. ; Arrangements were also made
for a meeting this year at; Monaco be
tween the German Emperor ami the
French President. Noteworthy state
ments were made by the German Ambas
sador, to America, the Chancellor and the
Foreign Minister, . and approved by the
Emperor, concerning Germany's colonial
policy, which was declared to be void of
aggression against any other country. A
conference of ihe powers in London re
suited In valuable additions to the inter
national law of maritime warfare. "An
American commission visited Liberia for
the encouragement and aid of that strug
gling country. On the whole, therefore,
it was a year In which civilization got
materially forward with little use of the
powder cart.
The year just ended has been Tendered
memorable by striking achievements in
polar research. A British explorer in
January went within ninety-seven goo
graphical miles of tbe southern end of
the earth's axi?. and about three months
later an American reached the North
pole As Lieutenant Shackleton was
able to place beyond much doubt the gen
eral cnnraetci of the region a round the
goal which he barely missed, bis work
deserves almost as much applause from
the geographical world as Commander
Peary's. By a dramatic coincidence two
explorers within I few days of each other
laid claim to rinding the North role, the
avowed performance of one antedating
the achievement of his rival by a full
year. That BBS first claimant was an
impostor was eventually established by a
tribunal whose competency nobody .could
dispute, and thus was terminated a con
troversy which was embarrassing while
It lasted and which threatened to be per
petual. ::'z...'. :.;:—. u---;
Striking advances in aerial navigation
were effected in 1000. ■ Count' Zeppelin
built a dirigible balloon which made a
continuous voyage of 886 miles in thirty
seven hour?. The performance was dis
tinctly superior'to any of the same aero
naut the year before, but as the type of
airship which tbe Wurtemberger has
done so much to improve is apparently
near the limit of its development the feat,
is less significant than the exhibition re
cently given of the qualities of the aero
plane. The first public trials of heavier
ihan-air machines were made only about
eighteen months ago. During 1909 at
If helms and nearly a dozen- other foreign
cities there were genuine races in the air
such as have bad no precedent in history,
and rarely iv these competitions did any
thing but aeroplanes participate. It has
now been demonstrated that the aero
plane is much swifter than the dirigible
balloon — an immense strategic advantage
in military service — though thus far It
has not shown, and perhaps never will
show, tbe ability to make equally long
flights.. M Rheims CttrttM and Blcriot
travelled at au average speed, of forty
eight miles an hour,. and within the last
few days De la Grange bas surpassed
there by about a mile. At present Latham
enjoys the distinction of having made the
longest jouiriey with an aeroplane (about
-m** hundred miles), and Orville Wright
holds the record for height (sixteen hun
dred feet) ; but all of these aebi^-ements
are likely to be eclipsed another year.
By crossing tbe English Channel In ( an
aeroplane Bl£riot created a world-wide
sensation, yet he did not begin to travel
so far as the Wrights and others have
repeatedly gone.
The year has marked a distinct stage
in the development of the American navy.
Almost simultaneously six battleships to
which the one-calibre gun principle is
applied have been completed. Each of
four is bigger thau the Connecticut by
4,000 or 5,000 tons and has a speed ex
ceeding that of the flagship of the Atlan
tic fleet by three or four knots. Much
the finest of these vessels, the North Da
kota, travelled at the rate of more than
twenty-two knots over a measured mile,
thus beating the best performance si her
sister ship, the Delaware. It is claimed
that In her endurance trials tb- North
Dakota also showed tbo lar&teat fu-.»' ■ on
omy. Not the least gratifying feature of
the North Dakota is her equipment witb
a steam turbine of American design. The
Atlantic fleet, composed of sixteen battle
ships, completed its voyage around the
world on February 21, having travelled
42.800 miles in fourteen months.
Two events besides the trials of the
North Dakota have brought the turbine
engine to the fore within the last few
months. For the first time in history
transatlantic liners, propelled by Parsons
turbines, have travelled at the rate
of twenty-six knots. It has re
cently become known that the task of
better adapting the turbine to the work
of propulsion has been undertaken by Ad
miral Melville, once engineer in chief of
the American navy. Thus far the gear
ing which he would interpose between
engine and propeller shaft has been sub
jected only to shop tests, and no accu
rate estimate of its value is yet possible.
Tlie prominence of the inventor and the
large economies which be aims to secure,
however, justify a close scrutiny of fur
ther experiments with his gearing.
An important physiological discovery
is that of the germ causing the hook
worm disease, by Dr. Stiles, of the United
States Public Health Service, the utiliza
tion of which has been liberally promoted
by Mr. John D. Rockefeller..- .
Three occurrences last year were of
Special significance to astronomers. Pro
fessor George B. Hale obtained spectro
scopie evidence that ai sun spot is often
the scene of magnetic activity. A new
reason is thus afforded for suspecting
that there may be a relation between
solar nud terrestrial storms. Mars has
just, approached the earth more closely
than jit any previous time for fifteen
years, Little that is new on its surface
has been observed, but the Astronomical
and Astrophysics I Society of America lias
taken occasion i" pronounce the talk
about exchanging signals with thai planet
absurd. Halley's comet baa veriticd the
prediction that it would reappear either
in 1009 or 1910. The honor of first ascer
taining its return belongs to Dr. Wolf, of
Heidelberg, whip employed photograph)
tor detective purposes, but tin- first man
to iff it was the American, Mr. Burn
iniin. of til*- Ycrkes Observatory. In
radio-telegraphy. from which the world
has expected and ■ — * 1 1 expects much, lit
tle progress has boon made in tbe last
twelve mouths, except that the many
and mysterious hindrances to that form
of communication m coining to be more
clearly ■ recogninsd Perhaps when the
series " r tests MjCSnjtl] b^gun, by tl>-
United States nary with an American
system of wireless tolejrrar/lir. are coin
plete^ the outlook will be improved, but
at present conjecture and prophecy
would be premnturc.
Among Americans of note v ho died in
1900 are llufns W. Peck ha in. associ
ate justice of the United States Supreme
Court: Ethan Allen Hitchcock, former
Ambassador to Russia and Secretary of
the Interior; John A. Johnson, Governor
of Minnesota: William R. Morrison, lons
the leader of the anti-protection forces
in the House of Representatives; Rep
resentative David A. Do Armond, of
Missouri; Senator Anselm J. Mrl.aurin,
of .Mississippi; ex-Senators David Tur
pie, William M. Stewart, William A.
Harris and Matthew C. Butler, John
Goode, Carroll D. Wright. ex-Commis
siohcr of Labor and Director of the Cen
sus: Lieutenant General Henry C. Cor
bin. Major Generals Oliver O. Howard
and Elwell B. Otis. Rear Admirals
George A. Converse and Henry Erben,
the Rev. Dr. George P. Fisher, theo
logian; Bishops Charles B. Galloway and
Daniel Goodsell, of the Methodist
Church; Bishops Bernard J. McQuaia,
TViiliam G. BfoCIOsHSj and Thomas A.
Hendrick. of the Roman Catholic
Church; Bishop William H. Hare, of the
Protestant Episcopal Church; in the
world of arts and letters, F. Marion
Crawford, Rarah_^Orne Jewett. Henry
L«a. Edward Everett- Hale, "Richard W.
Gilder. Dudley Buck. Clyde Fitch. Fred
eric Remington. Charles F. McKim and
Helena Modjeska; in journalism, Alex
ander K. McClure and William M. Laf
fan; Simon Xewcomb. astronomer;
Heinrich Conried. theatrical and oper
atic manager: William T. Bull, surgeon;
Henry H. Roger»,*Edward 11. Harrlman,
John . S. Kennedy and. Spencer Trask,
financiers; Clans Spreckcls. John H.
Starln, Geronimo. the Apache chief, and
among New York political leaders John
Raine.«, Patrick H. McCarren and Tim
othy P. Sullivan.
Tho foreign death list forth© year
comprises th« names of Leopold 11, of
Belgium; Don Carlos, Spain; Manuel
Amador and Jose J. Arango, Panama;
Alfonso If. null. Brazil; Manuel
Iglesia3, Peru; Prince Ito, Japan; Chang
Chih-turig, China; 11. O. Arnold-Forstcr
and Earl Percy, England; Theodor
Barth, Germany; the Marquis de Gallit
fet, ' France; Grand Duke Michael
Nicolalevitch' and Slnovi P. Rojestven
&ky, Russia, and Pascual^ Cervera,
Spain. The world of letters and art lost
George Meredith, Algernon •-'• Swin
burne. Sir Theodore, Martin. Catulle
afsndfis. Ernst Yon Wildenbrueh. Em
manuel. Poir6 ("Caran d'Ache"), Cesare
Lombro«o, Benoit Constant Coquelin, E.
A. 11. Coquelin and Adolf R. Yon Son
Memorial celebrations of interest in
j OOO comprised the Alaska- Yukon, ex
position, at Seattle, tho Hudson-Fulton
celebration at Nov.- York and the Por
tola celebration at San Francisco and
the observance of th-> hundredth birth
day of Abraham Lincoln, Edgar Allan
Toe. Oliver "Wendell Holmes and Ra
phael Semme3.
Notable anniversaries abroad wars the
seventeenth centenary of the conquest
of Caledonia by Severus, the fifteenth
cf the Vandal entry into Spain, , the
seventh of the massacre of the AJbi
genses and of the foundation of the
Franciscan Order, the sixth of the Papal
flight to Avignon and the conquest of
llhodcs. the fourth of . the birth .of Cal
vin, (elaborately celebrated), tho third
of the formation of the Catholic League
in Germany «nd ol the expulsion of the
Moriscoes from Spain, the second of
Malplaquet and of Pultowa, the first
centenary of the revolt of Hofer, of
Saragossa and Talaveia, of Aspcrn and
Wa gram and the peace of Sch6*nbrunn,
of the excommunication of Napoleon
and the arrest of the Pope, of the- di
vorce of Josephine, of the Russian ac
quisition of Finland, of the Independence
of Mexico and of Ecuador, of the death
of Haydn and of the births of Darwin,
Tennyson and Gladstone. The year saw
also the semi-centenaries of Magenta,
Solferino and Villa Franca, of the Rus
sian conquest of ths Caucasus, of the
publication of "The Origin of Species,"
of the "blood la thicker than water" epi
sode In -China and of the deaths of Hal
lam, Do TocrjuevLlle, Humboldt, Metter
nich, De Quincey and Macaulay."
Now that Santa Claus's mission Is over.
And happiness reigns o'er th» land,
Tor the parent, the (MM and th© lover.
With greetings of Yuletlde at hand.
Forget your past troubles, my comrad*,
Let's join in a rousing cheer—
"God speed th« Merry Christmas!
Here's a health to the young New Tsar!"
Have you made resolutions'." Then keep
For the pood that is in us should stand
The test of all time; make a start, then.
And "show me" that you have the
Whatever your line of endeavor,
Strive hard, be a man among men,
Don't break resolutions— be clever
In nineteen hundred and ten.
If you're rich, give a thought when you're
To the poor, who are patient and brave:
Make their clouds show a bright silver
Pbf it's oft -in your power to save.
Drink deeply of charity's nectar.
Let your actions be kindly, for then
You'll ba hailed as a real benefactor"
In nineteen hundred and Ma.
When you find a friend who is faithful,
Let no other that rave friendship break.
It's "a gem -without price," so be careful,
Sacrifice many things for its sake. "
"Blood's thicker than water" 's a saying,
Acknowledged by nations and men,
So our flag Tor world's peace we're dis
In nineteen hundred and ten.
J. C. S.
"Did you ever hear the expression, '\
gentleman of th« old school?'" v. *f «
"Not that I know of. but I have heard
of m.-ii wlio cav.^ their peats to women in
tlie.&treetcars.--Bufralo Kxpress.
A retail dealer in Krocries ban rent to
all of his regular customers a New Year
remembrance in the form of a calendar of
ample size, which bears this " legend over
ti)e : twnlvr "sheets on watch the dates arts
We -.vi<»h you a happy New Year. Happi
ness depends largely on the condition of
your stomaoli and your bank account Buy
your ;! ,-.ii> of us am! both will b*- bcue
Where are Urn men of yesteryear?
Wh?ro are the men who will take
'II; crooked thin?- by the nape of the neck
And nlve them tne proper slink*?
Men. men. <\o you hear my cr
l"or men who have got the tand
To come to the city's rescue now
And I'M'! me h helping hand?
i »m hare «•• aaawe* th* city's call.
To do what I ''■*'' i to 0*;
And mu«t I fall b»?k on Tammany stuff,
Or shall i have something new?
— Yv\ j. LAMPTON.
•■»•«• fir i job on the foci 1 --it,
um--k- ID; r. J up •.-.•:- i, s t cf tardy tnj-
People and Social Incidents
• > * [from The Tribune Bureau. '
- Washington, Dec. Sl.— The President and
his party arrived In .Washington" at 8 o'clock
this morning from New York, and were at
once driven to the White House. Imme
diately after breakfa3t Mr. Taft Tvont to
his office, where h« received a number of
callers. He spent two hours with the Cabi
net, anrl after luncheon conferred -rlth p-iv
er»l Congressman. ll* devoted the re
mainder of the afternoon to the prepara
tion of his apodal messages on the Inter
state commerce and anti-trust law-«. These
messages formed the principal topic of dis
cussion at the Cabinet meeting.
Th* Cabinet also discussed Mr. Taft's re
cent decision on "••hat I* whiskey:" It has
been decided to draft ttM decision into th«
form of Treasury regulations. A commit
tee, consisting of Royal E. Cabell, Comml*-
Bloner of Internal Revenue; Solicitor Mr-
Cab', of the Departm« nt of Agriculture,
and a repref«ntative from the Department
of Commerce and Labor, nor yet selected,
will have charge of the work.
Ohio politics was discussed at nome
length to-day at a. conference between the
President and Granvtllo AY. Mooney.
Fpeaker of the Ohio House of representa
Representative Mondcll, chairman of the
House Committee on Public Lan spent
pome timo with the President, discussing
recommendations to be mad« by Mr. Taft.
in his special message on conservation of
natural resources.
Major Judson, Engineer Commissioner of
the District of Columbia, conferred with
President Taft to-day regarding the two
civil vacancies on th» Board of Commis
sioners. It Is thought that the President
v.-ill send the nomlnatloi.3 for these offices
to the Senate next week.
The White House staff was busy prepar
ing for the New Year's reception to-mor
row. The President will b«»?in receiving Ht
11 a. m. The public will be admitted at 1
o'clock, jjsj : ; . ;
The President's callers included Sena "
Burrows, Lorimer, Hale and Lodge. Repre
sentatives Grllleti. Wathlno, MonaTal*. Mann
•nd McCreary; Dr. inanrtee Francis F.^an.
minister to Denmark; If. «». Ktiowles. min
ister to SanV> Domingo, and Seth Bullock.
[From Th« Trlbunft Bureau.]'
Washington. Doc. 51.— The British' A
mbassador and Mrs. James. Bryoe returned
this evening from a short visit in Haw
Th© naval attach* of the Aturtro-Hun
garian' Embassy and Baroness Prcusschen
yon und zu Ucbensteln returned this after
noon from Wilmington, where they were
the guests of Senator di Pont.
The military attache of the German Em
bassy and Mm*». yon Livonius were hosts
at luncheon to-day complimentary to Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Wood. of Baltimore, the
latter formerly Miss Clothilda yon Krctsch
man, of Germany. The .guests inr!':d ]
Mrs. Martin, of Yellowstone. Colonel Will
iam L. Pitcher. Mr. • yon Stumm and Mr.
yon Prittwitz und Gaffron, of the German
Embassy staff.
■ fFrom The Tribune Bureau.] .
Washington, Dec. 31.— Mr. and Mrs. Lars
Anderson entertained at dinner to-night a
company of thirty young people, in honor
of Miss Helen Taft. The dinner was fol
lowed by a dance.
Among the young topic's dinner parties
which preceded. this danca -was that which
Mr. and Mrs. Edward McCauley gave for
their debutante daughter, Miss Mary Me-
Cauley. Their guests were Mr. and Mrs.
diaries ODonnell Lee. Miss Margaret Dra
per, Miss Laura Merriain. Miss Adelaide
Heath. Miss Marian Wise. Baron yon Har
denbroek. of "the German Embassy; Count
L. af L'gglas. .of the Swedish Legation;
Lieutenant Consteln. Commander . Jewell
and William Bowie Clarke. .*:Vv ; J,;r-i'
' Charles H. Camptell invited a number of
friends to a reception' this afternoon to
meet Miss Adelaide Heath, daughter 'of
Hartwell P. Heath aud . granddaughter of
Mrs. J. K. Barnes, widow of Surgeon Gen
eral Barnes, of the army. Mrs. Stephen B.
Elkina and Mrs. Robert Hlnckley presided
in the ' dining room, and receiving with
Mr*. Campbell and Miss Heath were Mr?.
Mark Brooke. Mrs. William Gordon Craw
ford. Miss Helen Tatt and her house
guests. Miss Roelker and _ Miss Parsons;
Countess Lulse Alexandra yon BcrnstorrT,
Miss Evelyn Chew, Miss Johana Schroeder,
Miss Mary Chew. Miss Alice Shepard. Miss
Pauline Magrudcr, Miss Christine Owen.
Miss Southerland and Miss. Mary Souther
land. A number of the season's dcbutante3
also assisted in receiving.
A number of dinner parties -were given
at the Chevy Chase Club to-night, preced
ing the New Tear cotillon.
M.«. DeLancey Nlcoll cave a New Year's
dance last night at h<?r house, in East S3th
street, for her young daughter. Miss Jo
sephine Nicoll, and her son. DeLancey
Nicoll. jr. The guests were all young peo
ple, friends of Miss Nicoll/ who. Ilka her-
Xumbcr of Debutantes Present
—Dinners in Their Honor.
[By Telegraph to The Tribune.] •- V \i
Tuxedo. Dec. 31.— Father Time favored
the Tuxedo colonists with ' Ideal weather
for their annual New Year's ball. which
was held to-night. For more than a fort
night the clubhouse and annexes have
boon well filled with young person?, for
the weather- man brought an abundance
of ice and snow, which proved a draw
ing card for the early part of the week,
furnishing plenty of skating, coasting.
sleighing and tobogganing. As usual,
there were In attendance a number of debu
tantes, for whom large dinners were given.
The circular ballroom adjoining the club
house was decorated for the occasion with
holly and evergreens. ,\r '
- As usual, the New Year festivities were
observed at midnight. The punchbowl was
b'rousht Into the centre of the ballroom,
and all drank to the health of tho Now
Year. after which dancing was Resumed.
Among those present -were Mr. and Mrs.
G. Hunter Brown. Miss Brown, Mr. and
M- . Qsoam H. Hull. Miss HUU. Mr. and
Mrs. Robert T. Varnum, Mr ami Mrs. 15. 9
Yoakuni. Miss Toahnm, Mr. and Mrs. For
sytl. Wyckes. Mr. and Mrs. David Wag
staff. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest" A. Wlltze.
Viscount do Perigny. Karon "•. de Toucan
court, Mrs. T. J. OoJUe ft] mlaniei Mr.
aod Mrs. 1".. L. BurrlU. .Miss Burrill. Mr.
and Mrs. 5 W. \V. Bonoaa, Charles ■ Samp
•act Mi. and Mr; Samuel Wagstaff. W. W.
Kellcgrg, Hugo W. Koehler. R. Thornton
Wilson. A. I Oallatln. L. T.vne. Jr.. C. C.
Pell, Mr. ami Mrs. Dolanoy Howlaml. Mr.
and Mrs. Bradlsh Johnson. Mr. and Mrs.
F. B. Kaoeh, Cecil St. George. Oooanja F.
Baker, jr.. Mr. and Mr- '.: A. Leroy; jr..
Mr. and Mrs. II.IP. I^oomls. Miss I^obmis.
W. S. Moore. .'. G. Noes.--.-. Mr. ami Mrs.
1 1< ■•■• 1.-in.l Pell. Mi-is Pell, Mum-are Uobln
»on. Charles K. Sampson. V. A Jullliard. O.
J. Brand, Addlson Cammack. Mr. and Mrs.
J. i:. L>avls, F. J. Metari W. Drayton. M"ill
lam osaoM, m S. Hare. 11. I Hooker. Mr.
and .Mrs. I'm Ul 1 1 - l"-«.l|. Mr. and Mi,.
WilHard S. Brown, Ml- Alt. -. RlcharU,
Marshall H. Pt«faa> Mr?. Herbert Shlp
man.Mls.-i l,.>«ap William F. Thome, Mis?
Helen Jud«pn and Spencer Tlerner,
Mr. ana! Mrs.: Otto Andrcae. jr.. gave ■
dinner *n<i entertained « large Ban for
their <!aufht»r. AHc», who Tat one of ttia
„debut*ntt«, ana Mr. aud 11:9. TH:inia Q.
self, have not yet made their formal I m *!
society. Tl>y included Ml.<s Jeannle* Em
met. Miss Ju < Robbin3. Miss Helen Aucr
bach. 311.t15» Noel Johnston, •«-•■
Henry. Miss Evelyn Ero^n, Miss Mary
Uttlns Cumnock. Miss iratherme -:man.
sfss» Sj Bi! Davis. >flss Dorothy Bam**.
BOM I.- '■■< Wright. Miss Eleanor 3leH>n.
Miss Eleanor Taylor. Ml<t3 Jtari^aret V.'ood.
M! 53 Maud Kennedy. ■]■-"• Ken
nedy, Mis« Dorothy Forter. i 1133 Ann*
TVrisht. William A. Draytcn.i Gr^fton
Pyn<?. L. Gordon le iftey. Jeanoe Rlplry.
Frederick Stillman; Richard G^xnbrtll.
Kobcrt Livingston. ;.-«orsre - iTenry 'Warren,
jr.. Alfred ■!• : George Pea body, <Tnar!»'»
Fry. jr., Wllllssm E. £h*»pherd, Jr.. «7<?orK?
B. Post. ?A. H*rm»n Emmet. Slean Colt,
Sheldon .Bradley. George Trevor and \jan\m
Noel. There -yvas general hmanan -->»jah
out the evening and favors appropriate to
the occasion were ~Iv?n ti* tbo suestx-
Mr«. Joseph Wright Ilarriraan «»*• a
small ian^«> at Sherry's last night for Wai
Mildred D*vlcre. The guests were an youwr
people. sincludrnss includrns many of the d^butar.t»T»
of the season; who received feaaonatl^
Mrs. Caslmtr de rtham Moor* gave a
theatre party last n!?ht, follo-sre-i by a
supper at her house, in West WOk street.
Frederick Trtwnsersd Martin ill giy» a
luncheon at Shprry»n on January X. Mr.
Martin will address th? boys of t> » Eur
nett Club. No. Cl East 74th street, on Mon
day night.
Mr. mm Mrs. Pierre; LeriUar-J Ranald*
have gone to Tuxedo to spend the Now
Mr. and Mrs. John French hare r#tT»n»«<i
to town from Woodstock. Vt.
Mrs. vTUriajrar M. Polk ha? ?ons to Hot
Springs. Va.. for a short stay.
Mrs. John Borland and Mtw Maud Sly«»
Borland ha-» taken an apartment at No.
K> East Kd street for tfte -winter.
Mr and Mrs. .1. Archibald R'^f^rs at*
spenrlins: the holidays at "their couairr
place at Hyde Park-on-the-Hud.^wl %»her<*
they are entertaining a 1ar?« h-ms« party
over th« week end.
NT and Mr.*. W. Ooadby T>*-^ town
yesterday .for Tuxedo, trhere" th*7 win
spend the New Year.
Mrs. Robert R. Livingston and 'i -r ilimjH
•Or, Miss Laura Lu-tnsrston. left town r*«
tertlay for TivoH. N. V.. to spend t»e ttc-X
end. • ,•--'•;• '■■'
JBr Telegraph to Tie Tti^ias.
Lenox. Dec. 31.— A New Year's dacca '■«
KLesta v.ho are here for *-•» holidays ''■*■**
given in the Lenox Club to-night. ■Nx«»
clubhouse was trinmted to Christmas
preens, and ther<» were hand-0~2 eleclrii;
decorations. Amons: the guests were Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel Froth ingham. Mr. and
Mrs. George "Winthrop For?otn. Mr. .and
Mrs. Edward H. Dclafleid. Mr. ar.ij airs.
fYeaaihi Bull. Mr. and Mrs. Henry IT.
Pease. Mr. ami Mrs. George Turnurs. Mr.
and Mrs. David T. Dana. Mr. and Mrs.
1-V.><?n S- Stevens. Mr. and Mrs. Geortc* Baty
Blake. Mr. and Mr.-. Robert Sed shriek, m
and Mrs. Harris Fahnestock. Mr. and Mrs.
William Fahnestock. Mr. aad Mrs. Char!-.-
F. Wllliarns. Mr. and Mrs. Man. Maunsell
S. Crosby. Mrs. Joseph W. Burden. M»»-
Gertrude Parsons. Mls3 Kato Caxr. Miss
Josephine "Wells, : ' •- Misses Helen ard
Civlliso Alexander Miss Elizabeth -.Will
iams. -Miss Elizabeth Shotter.- Miss Nanais
Du\-al. Robert and Harr^ Sedgrricfc. Ma'
colm £>. Sloans. John-Sloane.- : ~3Il3a-El«anor
Crosbr. Mi 33 Nora lasi?i.-Miss Lorram 1 *
Roosevelt. Miss Gracer Sederwick. Marcha'.'
ICernochan. Alexander S. Wosi and Cbaa
ter W. Burden. " .:.-. :"--*: -- . .
Mr. and Mr- Cortlandt" FlaM Bl*hc??
wtll-closo the ; country plac« on. sloT*flajr
and go m New York. W.;%-: : ■■ :
and Mrs. Francis Dillon • Fttzgitrtxra
and Captain Sidney Haight. who hav^ bsen,
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Geors* W. Tolsova,
have returned to New York.
A daughter was born to Mr. aad Mra.
Clark G. Voorhees yesterday. Mrs. Vocr
hees was Mb>s Maude C. Folsom. daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Folsom. \~' r% '[
Mr. and Mrs. Harold > 4 -v_>\- entartatnM
at dinner to-night for Mrs*. Evarts Ewi-i
Munn and Captain Harold W." Jones, of
Washington, who will be married la St.
Stephen's Episcopal Church to-morrow ac
noon. Miss Eleanor Jones. of Boston. a>
ccuiin of Captain Jones, w!" N» brides
maid, and Frederick Jones, of Rociastar, .
beat man. Tae ushers will b<» Arthur Jones.
of Boston, and Thatcher Jones, of Rs>cl»
cster. . ■ „-v ■-'-
Arrivals at the Curtis Hotel to«nJ*h*. ;wer«
Mr. and Mrs. Man, Maunsell S. Crosby.
Alexander S. Webb. John Slo*ae, Cheats?
W. Burden, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Bull.
Miss Clvlllss Alexandra. Mijrs Ninnla G,
Duval and Goorse Tnrnur-
Mr. and Mrs. Georga Wlnthroj» Tc!ec2»
will close their country plac« ea January »
and 50 to New York.
Condon entertained for their daughter.
Miss Gwcndolln Condon. V^". v "
Ot;-.ed debutante dinners Trera jiven. for
Miss Ursula Brown, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. G. Hunter Brown; Miss Eleanor Bur
rill, daughter of Mr and Mrs. E. "L. Bur
rill; Miss Wilfreda Mortimer, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mortimer: Mi*«
Katharine Tilford. daughter of Mr. and
.Mrs. H. M. Tilford: Miss Emily Rushmor*.
daughter of Dr. "E. C Rushmcre: M!s»
Louise Munroe. daughter of Mr. and Ml*
Henry W. Munroe. and Miss Rose O"VaJ2'
Kane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hi ailHI
Mr. and Mrs. Geors* W. ---.-. »»
and Mrs. Willard S. Brown, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry P. Rogers.- Colonel and Mrs. Charles
Haydcn. Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Varaurn.
Mr«. Charles W. Clinton an* G. Willatt
Van nest also save large dinners previous
to the dance at the Tuxedo dan
-A number of house parties and dinner"
were in vogue among the cottagers. Mr.
a-- I Mrs. Newbold Leroy Edgar, Mr and
Mrs. W. -v..-. Bens. Mr. and Mrs. TV. M.
V. Hoffman. Mr. and Mrs. L S. Chan'.er.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. MsnaaSJl, Mr. and -Mrs.
G. G. Mason and Mr. and Mrs. H. Ca*s»,B:*r
de Kham were BBBOBf the largest eater
Gives $25,000 to the Sage Endttrmsnt
of Half Million
a check for SSJOJ from..Mi3s HelNi
Gould was received yesterday by tbm
American Bible* Society, which ha* no^
less than £00.009 to raise to complete Baa
$500.0'» endowment fund necessary to . re
ceive a like amount from Mrs. Russell
Sage. The requirement from Mrs. Sage *a*
that t'.ie $30O.9(')O should be raised by Jan
uary 1. As that day v a ooUday. It Is be
lieved by the society that Mrs. Sago will
not object to an extension over Monday
The gift of Wee GouM as a biff pur
prise to th* Bible Society yesterday raorn
ma; anrl greatly ep.-ouragfii its officer*.
There were also pledges and check* f»r
Breea $i to Jl.Coa! Som* time as:o the so
ciety received a check for «*,«■ from a
Southern woman.
A» the agencies throughout the West wil
not be heard from Pat thoOf days. SJSV
haps. It T^as said that no definite atat»
mrnt votild be ?Iv«n out by -< Bl» So
ciety until Monday nlsht.
On* of thft-olHccrs of* the aocitty said roa
terday that th- Incoma from the tL.CCO.tW
endo^-rfent fund -^ i»jjM be i M aMSJBI *ftM
foctety'a deins a great»r in tha caus*
ef. religion in th!» country thin maaj
church people r«aiue4. .^«

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