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THURSDAY. OCTOBER •".. 1?1<>
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»tr Vori- rorjK>ratinn : nfiicc anil prin
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*>f thi* ■ sjajsßsva
THE SEWS THIS UORSIXG.
FOREIGN — Leaders of the Republican
party in Portugal proclaimed a republic
■o Lisbon, with Theor-hilt- Braga a* pro
rtsKm*] President. ===== Kin? Manuel
trd his mother. Queen Amelle. of Portu
gal, retired to th" palace at Mafra, where
Dowager Queen Maria Pia resides.
P. A . Stolyj Russia's Prime Minister,
made a tea minute*' flight in an aero
pianf a.s a p^^er^gcr with Captain Ma
c^vitch at St. Petersburg. = Lwn
"Morjoif the French aeronaut, in n:s
flirnt mr the Mlchelin prize, sustained
a broken l<-g. the result of a fall; Us
brothtr. Robert, a p^sen^r, was also
hurt, his skull Ix-ir.g fractured. -— —
Twenty-five cases of cholera, inducing
*i\e deattu mren reported from the Ital
kn cholera districts within the last
hcenty-fosr hours. t=tx Japanese
miners who •*!■♦ iir.pri6o.ned as a result
o* the explosion on Friday night, at
Falan. Mexico, haw been rescuec: a
fs.l] of rock saved them from death by
thf after cianp.
DOMESTlC— President Taft. in ac
ir-rting the resignation of William H.
KUoody, raid high' compliments to the re-
f tinnsr Justice and tn the United States
Suprenie Court. Governor Hughes
i.i Albany appointed H. L^Roy Austin.
of Catskih. State Forest. Fish and Game
r<~mmissirirer. tin succeed James S.
Crhlrrate resigned: the Governor also
ij-P r 'imed Frederick Collin. of Elmira. a
-udge ol the Court of Appeals, to suc
ceed the late Judge Edward T. Eartlett.
—, The Rev. Dr. Marion L«eroy Bur
ton was installed as president of Smith
CoUCEe, at Northampton. Mass. =
Th* Democrats of the 20th New York
Cor.grrss District, meeting at Middle
v..wn, N. V.. nominated John BiceloTv, jr.
- The forty-third convention of the
Frr.tertar.T Episcopal Church in America
opened fa Cincinnati. ===== The trust
comparv pectlon of the American Hank
ers' association heard addresses by
prominent financiers at the L,op Angeles
convention. — B. F. Yoakum. of the
.pYjji,^, railroad FVFtcm. in a speech at
Oklahoma dry. said that The "new ns
t:onalism" was not necessary to correct
th* "aw induptrialism." ===== The New
ynrit State prohibitionists nominated a
Bsale ticket at Cortland.
rTTY — Stork? were weak. - John
Parroy Mstfhtl disavowed responsibility
lor the acti^r of the x^lice in including
the Army Building am n nc the places
v. here irsmbMiiß was done. == Arch-
Mrhnp Farley consecrated St. Patrick'^
Calhe£raL and the services -which fol
lowed were attended by Three Cardinals.
m^ny prelates nd more than a thou
sand of the clerpry. It wap ex
reeled that Charles E. Trercan. of Ith
era. would l>e elected chalrfnan of the
■Democratic State Committee to-day.
■ The Independence League opened
Its con vent jon in Cooper Union. =»
GaTti-Carazza announced that it would
not be possli'!" to caj-ry out the j>lan To
produce an opera in Enjrli^n at the Met
ropolitan this season. ' ~ The lepin
laTive investieatinp committee learned
thnt assessments mad" on members of
the Association of street Railways were
not entered on the books. : A woman
v,ho presented a check for a quarter of
* million dollars at a Wall Sti • ■ bank
was arresTec! and taken i" a hospital for
ecFervation as to her sanity.
THE WEATHER— lndications for to
day: Sho-cers. The temperature yester
day: Hirh'-Ft. 76 decree; lowest, «4.
must Tin: coiiursFioyß go*
Tb* Democratic candidate for '■ •'■
ernor owes it v* the public to explain
his attitude toward the Public .Service
commissions, the creation of which
■was one uf the most co&spiczxms
achievements of The Hughes adminis
tration. A former pr«*sidem of the Re
publican dab «f this city, who casac
out for Mr. Dlx Two days 88, gave as
one at his reasons for voting the I»«'ujo
cratle ti-ket this year that he hoped to>
♦**•*• th«- Public Service commissions
aJssasshed. Mr. Dix ma for Lieutenant
Governor in 1906 on a platform which
«i«'Uf<uix*<*d the attempt to supervise and
regelate m* operations of public utili
ties* through iHTujanent boards created
by the legislature and appoints by the
Governor and which favorvd ;i return to
MUiei listen and regulation by the I>egis
iatur* 1 itself. Thai primitive plau hxitl
l^rni abandoned by the f«sl»Tal govern
ment aiitJ by most <;f the stnte govern
ments. becauHe <"ongress. fitting on an
average For six i Month* in twelve, and
i^gislatur***, sittiur on an KVrrii^ for
less .'i.-ii: '•'■'■ months iv twelve, ob
viously »-;imi<ti attend To a duty which
sjsxiuir*'- undivid«-d :ittenti«in throughout
the y«>ar. The 1 »«*uiocratic declaration
of" V.m* iv.-ts <-r«*dited ■«. what "The
Kveuinz PuM" des*Ti!*'s as -the I'arLer-
Klsaaluiii influence." It was inspired by
interests whi<-h want to t»ee the public
■eiiltg corporatJtias reli«n-«l as fur as
aaaasW^- fmm sujK-Tvision and rejruln
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The J«etn<«^Tat.c platform of 1910 doe*
not retract The ssanasl declaration of
the platform of lfK>S. It merely »»;tre
:Lct th*! liffliwrat^ party wants thi
Exxpervix&a) and re^rjlaTi'u. of public
utiliti*** to ha "reasonable." "The Even
ing Pott" called attention to the fact
that 'the Parker-Shoehan influence"
was asain in evidence at this year's
convention, and it evidently got what it
wanted in « platform demanding "rea
sonableness" in regulation and a candi
date anas stood two years ago for a
method of regulation which means tv
regulation st all.
In his speech accepting the Repub
lican nomination for Governor Mr.
Stimson heartily approved the public
service law, with its amendments bring
ing the gas and electric light companies
under effective state control, and quoted
(be testimony of the president of the
New York Central Railroad to the effect
that 'the influence and the "co-operation
"of these commissions [the two state
••commissions] have been uniformly
"beneficial to the road, and have done
"much to improve the service for the
"public." la Mr. Dix going to continue to
advocate a return to' the inefficient regu
lation of the past? In enacting the pub
lic service laws the Republican party in
this state made an Important contribu
tion to sound and progressive legisla
tion. Does Mr. Dix still want to turn
back the hands of progress? Will he
stand pat on the platform of 100S and,
if he is elected, nerve notice on the
Public Service commissions that they
must ire-?
WELL PROTECTED.
It is a gratifying evidence of the prog*
ress which has been made in dealing
with quarantinable diseases that the ap
pearance of cholera cases on vessels ar
riving at this port has not created any
general alarm. When h few cholera
cases were discovered in the fall of ISP- 1
on vessels arriving here from Europe
there was something like a panic. The
state government hurriedly acquired the
old Fire Island Hotel and used it as ■
quarantine station for hundreds of pas
sengers who had been exposed to con
tagion. There was Insufficient confidence
in the machinery provided for keeping
out disease, and for two or three weeks
New York was genuinely, though perhaps
unnecessarily, concerned about its safety.
Since 1592 great changes have oc
curred. The quarantine service at this
port has been brought to The highest
point of efficiency. Better methods of
d^alinr with suspects have been devised
and scientiSc knowledge of formerly baf
fling maladies like yellow fever, cholera
and the plague has been broadened. The
federal government has reorganized and
enlarged its Public Health Service and
has at its command ■ trained force to
fight imponed diseases in their initial
stages. Co-operation l»etween the nation
and the states has been secured, agents
are on the lookout all over the world
for the appearance of contagious diseases,
and the quarantine officers at all Ameri
can ports are .kept duly informed. Since
the reorganization of the federal bureau
there has been as serious invasion of
the T'nited States by yellow fever,
cholera or any other danserous disorder.
The intelligence and vigilance of the
health authorities can be depended upon
to bar out disease.
THE PORTUGUESE REVOLUTION.
Relievers in omens, fatalities and coin
cidences will be en<:-ouraged by the tragic
occurrence in PorTuzal. The first King
Manuel four hundred years a=ro raised
his kingdom to perhaps its most splendid
estate, but marred his reisn with abom*
Lnable cruelties. The second King Manuel
has been one Of the most amiable and
l<enevolent of monarchs. but there is
dancer that his line will end with him
in a series of tragedies. Less than three
years ago the young Duke of Beja was
unexpected ly summoned to the Throne
over the mutilated corpses of his father
and elder brother. Only the other day
he entennined The President of Brazil,
celebrated the centenary of Busaco, ac
cepted The Ci 'mail Emperor's invitation
for ■ state visit to Berlin in December,
and was at last, as he hoped, emerging
from the oppressive gloom of the tragedy
n f jpa<v To-day he is a refugee, or sit
the merer of revohuionists who demand
the expulsion of the dynasty, the aboli
tion of The monarchy :md the establish
ment of a bosttai bin republic.
There n*»ed be no uncertainty as to th»
causes of the revolution. For years the
kingdom was misgoverned and plundered
by polirical rincs. the grimly misnamed
Regeneradores and Progre-sistas main
taining a compact >t Lisbon whereby
they alternates in office und°r the "rota
tivismo" system, and pursued ■ con
sistent policy of doing as little for the
good of the country and of stealing as
much public money Bad running the na
tion us deeply into deb: as it was DOS
sible lor ingenious and pertinacious
human rascality to do. The dictator
ship of Mr. Franco Interrupted this sys
tem for a time, but the murder of King
Carlos ended his authority, and despite
innumerable good promises the old sys
tem has since that time been steadily
resuming control, to the mingled exas
peration «nd despair of those of the
people who have anything like an in
telligent opinion concerning governmental
affairs. When the other day a rep
resentative of one of the old parties
murdered :i leader of the reformers, the
limit of endurance was passed and the
signal for the long impending revolution
was given-
It is significant of the changed aspect
of affairs in Euroi»e that the first
thought is not of intervention. Time
was. not beyond tbe memory of liviuir
men. when nucb an occurrence would
have been the pignal for au taaaVCbing
of monarchical armies from other lands
to crush the popular uprising. France
thus sent an army into Spain, and Rus
sia gladly aided Austria in suppressing
Hungarian aspirations toward freedom.
But nothing of that sort i- likely to bap
pen now. Republican France will iiot
Interfere with rising republicanism in
the Iberian Peninsula, and monarchical
Spain will scarcely venture to bend an
jirujy ast« Portugal leal the next morn
ing should see urgent need of Its recall
to quell a republican revolution at home.
Portugal's !»est friend and practical ally
is <ireat Britain, whom* interests hi that
country are paramount, and it is nat
ural that British ships should hasten
thither for the safeguarding of British
interests, much Si our own ships went
to ihe Nicaraguan eaaaf But beyond
The protection of foreigners, unless home
njost extraordinary conditions occur,
the Portuguese, notwithstanding (Jreat
Britain's treaty with Portugal, »re likely
IB be left to work out their own salva
tion.
How they will do it is i problem
which we cannot ragjard with confluence
or its easy solution. A nation In which
fewer thau om»-fourth of the people ca'i
read Mud writ*, and which has had no
exiK'rience whatever in- (self-government.
Is not an inspiring candidate Bar rapejs
licanisai. The Republican party >
nuinwoiiti and has Intelligent leaders,
vhnw capacity t<*r efficient leadership Is
yet to be demonstrated. Mr. Machado,
the titular head of the party, was once
VBW-YOBK DAILY TKIBUNR IBCWDAY^fMTOBER *■■ If>! °-
a university professor st Coimhra and
also a member of the House of Peers,
a good and wise man. with no known
force of authority, Mr. Junqueiro is .-.
man of high ability, but ■ dreamer of
dreams. Dr. Braga Is a fine scholar, but
sadly lacking in balance Moreover, the
party is divided into two factions, the
Moderates and the Extremists', and be
tween them there is more animosity
than co-operation or sympathy. Destruc
tive criticism hns been plentiful, there
has been ground for ir and it has been
largely successful. Hut the present need
is for constructive statesmanship, if
which the existence or even the assured
promise is yet to be disclosed.
.1 CASE IS POINT.
In recommendinsr the policy of Joint
party notion in reflecting justice? of the
Supreme Court who have served, ac
ceptably, whether they have been pre
viously elected or merely appointed by
the Governor to fill vacancies, we men
tioned the difficulties which have
hitherto hindered co-operation in New
Tork County, constituting the Ist Judi
cial District. Tammany Hall has never
shown much desire to take judicial elec
tions out of partisan politics, and has
seldom been willing to co-operate with
the anti-Tammany forces in making
nominations "ii a non-partisan basis.
We hope, however, that the practice
elsewhere will be soon extended to this
district, and we should be glad to see a
onion this year on Justice Edward B.
Whitney, now serving under an appoint
ment from Governor Hngnes. Mr. Whit
ney is an independent Democrat, and if.
Tammany Hall renominates him there is
no reason why the other parties should
not support him. He has made ■ good
judce.
GOVERNOR HUGHES.
Governor Hughes leaves office a great
Governor, to become, unless public ex
pectations are sorely disappointed, a
great judge. Recognition of his extraor
dinary qualifications for the Supreme
bench and of the peculiar fitness of his
appointment has been universal. No
doubt he will be extremely happy in his
new career. The public certainly hopes
that he will be. The practice of his
profession always appealed to him more
than political life, and doubtless service
on the bench will be still more con
genial. His preference of his new place
to The gains that were open to him on
a return to his profession was a line ex
ample of his habitual attitude toward
the duty of public service. But be will
have his reward for whatever sacrifice
he has made in the dignity of hie office
and in the congeniality of bis career.
He retires from the governorship in
the enjoyment of a quiet but none the
less complete triumph. The Republican
party has just dismissed from their
places of authority those who opposed
him and thwarted him. defeating some
of the policies in which he was most
deeply interested, end has placed his
friends and supporters in charge »of its
destinies, pledgiuc itself to carry out his
ideas and be true to his principles. And
observers at Rochester testify that his
influence made itself felt also in the
Democratic party, which, though oppos
ing his progressive ideas in the Legislat
ure, found itself compelled to accept
some of them In its platform. Both
parries are committed without reserve to
direct primaries, so that his defeat of
last winter is sure to be followed in
Borne sense by an ultimate victory. And
the influence of his example is accepted
not only in this state but all over the
country, the Democratic candidate for
Governor in New Jersey, for instance,
having just declared his intention, if
elected, of following the Hughes method
of bringing the pressure of public opin
ion to bear ion the Legislature.
Mr. HugJ ■ most Important Bervice
to the country has been to raise the
tone of political life. He has been an
inspiration to Rood "citizenship. He set
up new moral standard* In polities and
showed that they were practicable He
entered office with old-fashioned notions
of right and wrong and proved they
could be lived up to. ■'■ showed the
uffdlrstmrrr of many long established
surrenders to expediency. '"What they
regard as political wisdom." bo once said
of "practical*! politicians, "often strikes
me as puerility/ 1 He saw — • than
they did. They thought that parties
were made strong by the effective use if
patronage and the pervice of the "in
terests" with campaign funds at their
disposal. He perceived that parties
were strong according as they served
the public. His Ideal was service of
the public with sincle minded devotion.
He knew no other allegiance. His prin
ciples were not new. Morality never is
new. What was new was the "strength
of will with which he lived up to them
and the skill Vith which he made his
position clear to the public and inspired
it with his vision of efficiency in admin
istration and devotion to the service of
the people Hi« conduct in office fur
nished moral inspiration to the people
of the suite Men are not so ready to
day as they used to be to reconcile them
selves to the evils of polities by saying
that they are inevitable.
But though the Inspiration which he
gave to good citizenship was his greatest
service, the Governor was not merely a
moral leader. The Public Service com
missions legislation, which has become
a model for other states, was largely the
Governor's own work and is illustrative
of his Insight Into social, political and
economic conditions and of his power
as a constructive statesman. Other im
port ant reforms of his administration, of
which the improvement of state banking
regulation, the conservation of the state's
water powers and the employers 1 liability
legislation are perhaps the best examples,
were Initiated by him and were the work
of his appointees. He found the state
with its governmental machinery ill
adapted to meet modern conditions, and
he leaves It in the front rank of the
sanely progressive states.
FOREST LAUD REFORM.
Probably the last important act of Mr.
Hughes as Governor was his acceptance
>.i the resignation of James S. \\'l Ipple.
the Forest, Fish sad Game Commis
sioner^ and his appointment of H. Leroy
Austin, one of the tovestigatars Into the
administration of the state forests, to
succeed him. Mr. Austin's appointment
is a guarantee ol reform ■ the depart
ment. He is familiar with abases and
is put into office to end them. The in
vestigation and the reorganization which
follow* ii art* an example of the thor
oughness with which the Republican
party is cleaning its own house. The in
quiry was begun by a Republican Gov
ernor under the general authority given
to him by the Legislature two or three
year* ago. It was prosecuted relent
leasiy, witbout the slightest disposition
to spare any Republican, no matter bow
high his station, and a thoroughgoing
reform will follow its conclusion, It is
in atm keeping with the ••'"•, '"." h ',l h
the party has ho,n
ruptlon. ineffiriency ana ™ l .th
nnt. and i. is an earnest jgjKgg
party may be ejected to do It 3 r
Stims,»n is elected Governor, with tne
followers of Mr. Hughes » ulloUB * hIS
and uphnldin? him. -
The abuses in the administration of
the forest iaud^have been those of in
efficiency Bad mismanagement ratner
than of corruption. Some of Mr «n I
p]«.-s work, accordinj: to ''-^™ or
Huches's letter accepting the < omnaw
sinners resi-natiou. has been commend
ed by those interested in fore* conser
vation, and he appears to have l»een
penuinely in sympathy v.ith the protec
tion of the state's resources, hut be cer
tainly lacked executive capacity ana
was unfortunate in the choice of his
subordinates, while his financial rela
tions made it virtually impossible for
him to jruard the state's interests as he
should have guarded them. His borrow
ing from men who bad lands to sell to
the state was grossly improper, as WM
also his borrowing from special counsel
employed by his department. Mr.
Whipple testified that his financial obli
gations to Ostrander. the land specu
lator, did not influence him in his offi
cial capacity. But th? fact remained
that Ostrander was exceptionally suc
cessful in disposing of lands to the
state, and at higher prices than were
paid to other purchasers. As to the
prices paid for lands acquired in gen
eral, .the .investigators are of the opinion
thai they were excessive. Presumably,
therefore. Ostrander was overpaid for
his. For whatever favoritism was
shown to Ostrander. however. Mr. Whip
pie was not alone responsible, the
acquisition of lands being a function of
the State Forest Purchasing Board,
which has two other members besides
the Forest. Fish and Game Commis
sioner.
Besides the favoritism that was dis
ciosed in the purchase of lands, the
worst revelation ajrain^t Mr. Whipples
administration is the utter inefficiency
of its legal department in the prosecu
tion of violations of the forest and jrame
laws. Since the effectiveness qf the
state's protection of its forests and of
vriid pa me depends upon the vipor with
which the laws for their protection are
enforced, ir was here that the failure
of Mr. Whlpple was at its worst. Favor
>ir, doabtjess accounted for much of
the law department's inactivity. But in
addition there appear to have been
habitual neglect and indifference to duty
in the prosecution of cases such as could
uot have failed to attract the unfavor
able attention of any efficient executive.
Well, anyhow, the I'nited States is
unanimously cleared of the charpe of
running a gambling resort.
Lovers r> f "rare old port wine" need
net worry over the trouble? at Lisbon a«
likely to interfere with the supply of
favorite beverage. New Jersey,
Ohio and California arp well outside of
the Portuguese revolutionary zone.
The apparent faith of the Mayor In
the efficiency of his Police Commissioner
ri.-?PF understanding. The public
reached an adverse conclusion long ago.
Colonel Roosevelt continues to he for
tunate An the enemies which the fates
make for him. Governor Haskell of Ok
lahoma has just added himself to that
select list.
.■•.--. riter who toW Mr. Murphy
' • was at Mount Clemens, Mich.,
last fall that the Dfat-Osborne Demoerat
v League had no intention of interfering
i? activities as- a Democratic boss
ltne* what he was taikirte about The
ieasrue played Mi Murphy's game by
getting after Chairman Conners. but was
ron'^nt to , onsider "Ftogey's" elimina
tion - "reorganisation" of
Mr. Murphy at
ester not with a bic stick but with
hat in hand.
Th e establishment of an
postal service in Madagascar will put
thai island ■ fn hurt n ahead
o f jhf> reef of the world.
Count Tolstoy's utterances r»n r>
■ always
comrrt- • I hi ondemnation of
the J< rstem in Russia is
the voice nf put- r*=as"r. Such herding
-• .hi race oi n re-
Is inhuman ir
upon the people thus confined, and it
rious t<^ The Ptat» which
it 'nten^irif ■■ and per
petuates in the people within Th" 0 pale
the \ cry • I which make them
tionable
me announcemept that a
■ • • • tte in the Ger
metal working trades Is now ii
urday next I ■ day
.. failing such settlement, was set
■ about 430,000 workmen.
T 1 •■ presx • • ngerous scarcil
water in th«" Westchester County m
palitiee ic = another potent argument for
completing the Catskill water system on
an arr.pl>- scale at the earliest possible
Once that is done, th<»re will he
water enough for this city and a i^ • • for
::s northern neighbors along the line of
real aqueduct.
THE TALK OF THE PAY.
Vale men who know the history of Illin
ois Col!«-Re. at Jacksonville, will be Inter
ested In th?- announcc-im-nt that a recent
gift of s.'.or«< from an Eastern friend, sent
In through the Rev. Thomas W. Smith, of
New York, one of the trustees, makes it
necessary for the institution to raJas only
$15,000 more to complete its endowment fund
of $150,000. Illinois College was founded by
Theron Baldwin, John i* Brook*, Mason
Grosyenor, Ellsha Jenney, William Kirby,
Julian X. Bturtevant and Asa Turner, Jr.,
all of the theologies.] department of Yale
College, under an agreement dated Feb
ruary "1. 181*9. This document Is Btlll pre
served, with the signatures appended and
with an indorsement from President Day
and E*rofosaors Taylor and Gibs.
"lip takei a cold bath every morning— a
very remarkable man."
"Plenty of men do that."
"But 1 knew him for live years ■ fort h«
ever mentioned the fact."— Louisville Cou
rier-Journal.
In the vicinity of the North River ferries
there Is s barber t*hop, into which a man
whose 1.-..V.. !f:ird and lons hair indicated
that he micnt need the attention of such
an Institution went a few day* ago. He
had hardly 'entered the place, however,
when he CaOM out with a rush, and, ad
dressing the proprietor of a aolghkorisig
store, saM: "Say, what in that place, any
way?" "Why, a barber chop — can't you
tee.?" •Vfti-t.ut there are only women in
sMe ' "C«rtainly, thot>t< are the lady b»r
ers." "Well, I'll be binubhed!" he com
mented; ''whftt will the women do next!
But that Id uurfly no job for them." He
■toad swinging hits valise f" 1 ■ few mo
ments, and then -,»t'l "Well. 1 jrueea I'll
try 'em." and Hkr a man taking a desper
•ls taan. with lipc lirmly bet. be went in.
"And when he came out." said the man
who told the story, "hp wore more smiles
and fewer whiskers."
The canny Scot wandered lnt ° o rt £ ha j;:
gaey. - Vm wan ting threepenn orth o
laudanum," h*. announced. . . _„-_,
"What for?" asked the chemist, suspi
"For" twopence." responded the Scot at
Tit-Bits.
When Rabbi Joseph Sllverman unveiled
the new bronze doors on the altar of ass
Temple Emanu-El. presented bj' Jacob H.
Bchiff, on Tuesday, he chose as hts text
those words which are Inscribed on one of
the doors: "Lift us) your head*. O ye rates,
and be ye lifted up. ye everlasting doors:
and the Kin of glory shall enter. Who Is
the Kin* of glory? The Lord of hosts; he
is the King of glory." At the consecration
ceremonies at St. Patrick's Cathedral yes
terday Archbishop Farley, when he had
made the circuit of the edifice three times,
knelt, knocked at the great portal and ut
tered the came Scriptural verse.
City Nephew-Now. Just look at thU an
cient statue, uncle. It represents a «.»r*«K
athlete throwing the discus. , .»,»,.
Uncle Hardapple-By cracky So there
were ati yowling in the alley? even in
them old days!— Chicago News
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
CARING FOR CENTRAL PARK.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: I read a letter in your paper to-day
headed "To Look After Central Park,
signed -U J. TV.." stating that Central
Park was worth J1.000.000.1/X) and that. from
a business point of view, it ought to have
the care and consideration That property of
such value would receive, and that If the
property of a private corporation were so
mismanaged and neglected the sharenold
ers would go to court and ask to have a
receiver appointed. I think this suggestion
is timely and appropriate.
T recall that a year or two ago water
pipes were laid all through Central Park
below fit* street, at a cost of about »M»
so that the greens, shrubs and trees could
be watered when there was a dry spell.
During the unusual drouth of this summer
and fall I besought the park authorities to
turn on the water, and they replied they
had no hope l said. "Get some, by ail
means" ; but it. has never been procured.
One poor tree near the Sixth avenue and
59th street entrance so appealed to me with
its withered leaves one hot afternoon in
August that I procured a man to get a
bucket of water from the pond and pour
around it. I saw after-ward many trees in
similar condition. I was present at a din
ner given for the Park Commissioner short
ly after his appointment, and at which
Jacob H. Schlff said that Mr Stover had
induced him to provide money to build a
drinking fountain In a thickly populated
part of the East Side, that he had done so
and the drinking fountain had been finished
several years before, but the water had
never been turned on Now that Mr.
Stover was a Park Commissioner, Mr.
Befell! said he hoped th* water would be
turned on. 6. M. J.
New York, Oct. 3. 1310.
RACQUET WIELDERS PLEASED.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir Please allow me to compliment
The New- York Tribune on the very ex
cellent reports on tennis affairs and tour
naments which have appeared in your
paper this season. I have found your
reports to be more complete and correct
than those appearing hi ary othe:
paper. Tennis players appreciate atten
tion of this kind and hope you Will grv«
them the same space next year.
OTTO H. HIN'-K.
New Tork. Oct. " «•.
ASKS AID FOR MUNICH CHURCH.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: Will you permit me to make a very
earnest appeal in The New- York Tribune
in behalf oi the building fund for an Eng
lish church in Munich? The need of better
accommodation becomes more pressing
every year. This year it has been very
sorely felt. I nave received letters, spon
taneously written and Inclosing donations.
expressing the need in the strongest terms.
One. dated August 2, 1310, states:
'"I inclose 'hi»ck toward the building fond
of the proposed new Anglican church in
Munich. I feel it is ■ reflection on our
church that in an important town like
Munich there should be only a room for
divine service."
The Bishop nf North inn Ontra] Europe.
"I very heartily commend the effort ttat
i.=- being made to build an Anclican church
in the important city of Munich. What we
need in the capital of Bavaria is a church
that in style of architecture and in form
ot" Bervice shall be worthy both of cur
Church and nation."
Munich If the only European capital
which does not posses? an Anglican church.
But it is independent of that fact that we
make our appeal. The church hi a practical
want, keenly felt. During the last twelve
months the present accommodation has
proved so inadequate thai worshippers
have repeatedly been compelled to i-rand
through the whole service.
In view of the fact that the building of
an English church in Munich has been con
templated, but delayed for want of funds.
for some year?, may I submit the following
facts' to prove how urgent the need Is?
The. number of communicants on Christmas
Day last was 74, en Easter Day 10). Ascen
sion Day 32, and on Whitsunday I2L
We have nearly a),(M marks In hand for
the proposed church, and the city authori
ties have promised a site free of charge.
We still require over £1,000; or $5,000. It
has been arranged that the Annual Con
ference of Continental Chaplains shall be
held in Munich ;n May next, under the
presidency of the Bishop, who at the same
time will be able, we very earnestly hope,
to lay the foundation stone of th«» new
church. We believe that we can rely with
confidence upon the generous support of
our countrymen who ha', visited us from
all parts of the world for the realization of
our hopes.
Subscriptions and donations should be
sent to the Colonial and Continental
Church Society. No. » Serjeants' Inn. Fleet
street. London, E. C or to myself. Checks
should be crossed "Munich EksgUas church
Building Fund." DAVID cowling.
Chaplain of the English Church and to the
British Legation In Munich.
Munich, Sept. 20, 1310.
MORE ABOUT IMMIGRATION.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: Plea*te permit me through your col
umns to inform your correspondent. Julian
I. Gregory, that 1 am a natural born Amer
ican citizen, and that both my father and
my grandfather were American citizens.
There are, as you know, no real Americans;
we are all the descendants of aliens who
immigrated to this country to hurt a place
wherein they might worship God as they
saw fit.
Why now keep others from our shore
who come bare (1) because their religious
bullets have subjected them to atrocious
Indignities, and <-> In the hoi>e that trie
equality of mankind and the rights thereof
I'.HVf been made, one of the "pure American
principles"? I claim a right to announce
what i think are sacs principles. Legally,
when aliens have bass naturalized they
stand upon the same footing, ha\* the
same lights aiul enjoy the same liberties
uh a natural born American, and he who
safes by what right I annunciate what
"pure, American principle*" are certainly
poaseaseH very liltit* patriotism *'hen as
Bays: "By what strange process of reason
ing si the theory evolved by which the
foreigner Is entitled to more free speech
than the native born?"
Even fchould the foreigner referred to by
Mr. Gregory be one whs has not been natu
ralized, who ha* not been admitted to citl
senship, ho is, under the law of thia coun
People and Social Incidents
NE W YORK MC -"v" v
Miss Marie Winthrop. danghter of the
late Buchanan Wlnthrop. will be married
to Morris W. Kellogg this, afternoon at
he home of her mother. No. 9 West <*
street She will have no attendants, and
only a few relatives and intimate friend.
will he ■! lias at th* ceremony-
Another wedding to-day will be that nt
Mies Valeric Hadden. daughter of Mr. and
Mrs Harold F. Hadden. to r-rancjs Behn
Rices of Seattle, in St. Jame* « I hurch.
The ceremony will be followed by a recep
tion st the home of the bride's parents, as
East 76th street.
Miss Annie I^ary will give a dinner this
evening at her house, in Fifth avenue.
Mrs W. M. V. Hoffman has arrived la
town for a few days from Tuxedo.
Mr and Mrs. Walter S. Gurnee have re
turned to the city from Bar Harbor, as*
are at their bouse. In Fifth avenue.
.Mr and Mrs. Augustus Jay have re
turned to town from Newport, and are
sailing for Europe on Saturday.
Miss Sophie W. Townsend and John
Adams Dix visited the City Hall yesterday
and took out a marriage license for their
wedding on Monday. Mr. Dix Is a «on of
the late Rev Dr. Morgan Dix and Miss
Townsend is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Townsend.
Mrs. Charles B. Alexander was In town
yesterday from her country home at
Tuxedo.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Huntingdon
have returned to town from Quogue, Long
Island, and are at their home, in Fark
avenue.
T^dy Hadfl>ld. hist*- af Atrim»y Gen
eral TVlckersham. baa arrived in 1
and is at the Plaza for a «r">r*
Mr. and Mrs. H. de Berkeley parson? will
come to town from Rye. N. T- on October
20 and open their house. !n Ea?' Sal street,
for the winter.
gr and Mr? Francl? P Kmnieutt have
rHumed to town from Stockbridge. Man.
IN THE BERKSHIRE?
[By Telegraph to '" Tnhur.e. 1
Lenox. Oct. s.— The principal interest of
the day was In the meet of the Endean
Beagles at 4 o'clock at the Mountainview
farm. The villa net motored to the farm.
where Miss Ethel P. Folsom served tea.
Then followed a spirited hunt. «Mb the
kill at Oak Lawn. Riding to the finish
were Mai Ethel Bird. Miss Heloise Meyer,
Newbold Morris and Chester G. Burden.
Miss Edith Bird will show th« Endean
Beagles in the Lenox dog show on Sat
urday.
Mrs. Bayard Livingston, Jr.. of Philadel
phia, has leased the Field cottage for Oc
tober. Mr. and Mrs. Clark G. Voorhees.
•who are to join the winter colony here.
win have the villa, beginning la Novem
ber.
Mrs. H. S. Wyr.koops. R. S. Wynkoops.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Pratt White, Mr*. Ester
S. Chapman and Mr and Mrs S. W. John
son, of New York, arrived to-day at the
Maplewood, Pittsfleld.
try. allowed liberties and Is entitled to such
protection, aye, even as much protection,
as a natural born citizen. There are no
classes in 'hi? country.
I am not in favor of immigration laws
that are lax in the admission of aliens to
this country or that will brins contagion
or criminals into the country and diminish
the standard of our citizenship, but I surely
believe that th© stoppage of immigration
wholly for ten years would be a calamity
not only to the poor immigrant, whom it
would mostly affect, but to the United
States of America. It is selfish and acri
monious, this opinion of Mr Gregory-
LOUIS S. RAPPAPORT.
New York. Oct. 3. 1910-
SENATOR ALDRICH SAILS.
Southampton. O?t. f,.— Senator Nelson "W.
Aldrich, of Rhod* Island. Mrs. Aldrich and
their son and daughter sailed for New
York to-day on the. steamer Adriatic.
WILL OF LLOYD W. BOWERS.
TVarhinsfnn. Cct. .=>.— Th« wi!! 4 Lloyd W.
Bowers, former Solicitor General of the
United States, f.led for probate to-day, pro
vides that the widow. Ml Charlotte L.
Bowors, shall receive J2CS.W) in addition to
all the household effect? except books. Mr.
Bowers had conveyed $25.MV> in bonds to his
wifp. so the additional bequest brines her
share in his estate to asssJaa His books
and all hi? remaining property are given in
eaual shares to his children.
WEDDINGS-
Miss ESsss ■ Holme?, daughter of Mr.
■nd Mrs. Jabesli Holme?, was married yes
terday afternoon in the Church of the
Ascension te Morris R. Voleb, son -' Mrs.
Arthur H. Hearn. The ceremony was pre
formed by the Rev. Dr. Percy Stickney
Grant, assisted by the Rev. Dr. Thomas
Reed Bride**?, and a reception followed at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Holmes. In East
57th street. The hrlrle was in a sown of
point applique lace over white satin, and
wore a point lace veil fastened with
orange, blossoms. She carried a bouquet of
lille?-of-the-vallev and white orchids. Miss
Emeline W. Holmes was her sister's maid of
honor ami aha was dressed in blue chif
fon, wore a white lace Corday hat and car
ried pink roses. Th^ bridesmaids were Mis.-;
Adelaide Pendergast, Miss Marjorle Shan
non. Miss Eleanor G. Brown. Miss Eunice
Mallory. Miss Elizabeth P. Fry and Miss
Gladys Clark. They were all dressed alike
In blue chiffon over pink satin and wore
w'hitp lace niriaj hats. George Adalbert
Volek was his brother's best man and the
ushers included Frederick Seggermann.
William Van Alstyne. George Crofton. Don
ald Cowl, Ransom Noble.. Alvin Devereaux.
Edward Radway. RoSSell Doucherty and
Robert Mallory. jr-
MISS Helen Van Nostrand. daughter of
John E. Van Nostrand. was married to
George C. Meyer, son of Mr. and Mr« Cord
Meyer, yesterday afternoon hi the West
End Collegiate Church. Waal End avenue
and 77th street. The Rev. Dr. Henry
E. Cobb performed the ceremony, and
afterward there was a reception at the
home of the bride's father. No. 139
•West Mill Htreet. Miss Van Nostrand. who
was . iSB away by her father, wore a white
satis gown trimmed with duchess and point
lace and her veil of tulle was caught with
a wreath of orange blossoms. She carried
lilics-of-the- valley. SB)! had two attend
ants—Mrs. John R. Hoyt. as matron of
honor, and Miss Dorothy Mills, as maid of
honor. They were dressed in a combina
tion of pink and Mai with hats to match,
r.nd they carried bouquets of pink roses.
Mr, Meyer" » brother. Robert B Meyer, was
his best man and the ushers were Edjrar
and Herbert Sierck. James W. an.l Ed
ward P. Alker. Oliver H Perry and Nor
man Van Kestrana\ brother of the bride.
Miss Winifred Busby, daughter of the,
late Leonard J. Busby, who was engaged
in business in New York City, was mar
ried to Morgan W. Daboll. of Plaintleld.
N. J.. at the home of her mother, in Glen
Cove, yesterday by the Rev. G. O. GrifHth.
of the Sixth Avenu© Baptist Church, in
Erooktyn.
AND TO CIVILIZATION.
From The Topeka Capitol.
► "our persons killed, four other* probably
killed anti .sixteen others Injured make
«uch a record of slaughter in the Vander
hllt r.ir.a that tt is safe to predict that
the l»a! performance of that kind has Wen
"ttnessea. It v i disgrace u> New York
State.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kir Porter and
Mis* tiMB. who have been motsrlasj
to Saratoga, have returned to the Hotel
A*plnwall.
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. S. Franklin, of New
York, who have been spending a fortnight '
at the Hotel Aspinwall. returned to New
Tork this afternoon.
Mrs. Charles V.'. Coop-r and Mr. as*
Mm. Bancroft Smith fcav» nUifal ta
Tuxedo.
Mrs. Frank K. Sturgts win serve tea -v .
morrow at the opening of the Lenox Roller
Skating Club's meetings.
Mr. and Mr*. Allstcn Burr, of Boa* -
Mrs. Ida E. Grant and Mrs. Elisabeth
PiHsbury. of New Tork, are at the Clirtta
HoteL
George Winthrop Folsoni has cone te> '.
New York -ȣ
Mr«. Charles w. Yule* was hostess at"
bridge at the Curtis Hotel to-night.
Mr. and Mrs. Bayard C. Hoppln are wit»j '
Mrs. John E. Alexandra at Spring: Lawn.
Edward Crownlnshield hi a guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph H. Choate.
Mis* Fannie Tumbull. who has been visit
ing Miss Caroline T. Lawrence, has «*»«•
to Baltimore.
Dr. and Mrs. Louis McLaughl. wh9
were with Mr. and Mrs. James R. Walker.
have gone to Chicago.
Miss Marie BramwelL who has h—n
visiting her sister. Mrs. S. Parkman Shaw,
has gone to Boston.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Livingston bBS jrav- a
dinner party to-night at their villa.
General and Mrs Alexander 3. W«M wGI
return to New York to-morrow.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul T. Go**ld an?! Mr.
and Mrs. I W. Young are at the Red lion
Inn.
SOCIAL NOTES FROM NEWPORT.
[ By Telegraph tf> The Trtbus* 1
Newport. Oct. s.— Reginald C. Vander
bilt has so far recovered from his attack
of Typhoid fever that he !« able to b»
about hi? home. Sandy Point Farm.
Mr. and M'« Joseph Hani man are leav.
ing Newport to-morrow for Philadelphia,
where they will be guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph E. Widener.
Mr and Mrs. Paul A- Andrews have re
turned from Lenox.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Caslmir De Rham are .
closing their season to-morrow. and will
leave for Tuxedo, where they wtil spend
the remainder of the aunmnr.
Alfred G. Vanderbilt ha» gone to New
York to attend a meeting of the Nail
Horse Show Association.
Mrs. T. Suffem Taller entertained as
dinner to-day.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Cass Led; art} an*
Miss Muriel Morris closed their season ->-
day and left for New York. Mr. and Mrs.
H. Mortimer Brooks also left Newport to
day.
Mrs. William F. Fullam has gone to New
Hamburg. N. T. to visit her daughter.
Mrs. Austin Ledyard Sands.
Dr. Ansory T. De Bloi3 left for Boston
for the winter to-day.
' Mr. and Mrs. J. Fred Pierson and Mr.
and Mrs. G. M. Hutton are among those
who will close their season this week.
Eliot Gregory has returned here to visit
Mrs. Charles H. Baldwin.
Mrs. TV; 'lard Brown is able to be cue
after a short Illness.
Livingston Keas is a r-iest of Hamilton
Fish "Webster.
POPULAK APPEAL TO STRAUS
Mothers of East Side to Ask Him Not
to Close Milk Station*.
Fl3'e thousand mothers of the East Side.
many of them with The:- babies in their
arms, will march to Cooper Union on Sat
urday night to ask Nathan Straus not to
give up his pasteurized milk supply sta
tions.
From other parts of the city will fp**si
a widely varying assemblage to make ths
came plea, including public officials, physi
cians, lawyers and business men. In cas»
Mf Straus cannot be prevailed upon to
reconsider his plan of giving up the sta
tions, it Is planned to present a p ir»u
petition asking him to continue the work
until it is established on a pennants:
basis.
Among thos* who win speak are Arthur
Brisbane. Clement J. Oriscoil. Commis
sioner of Weights and Measures; Samuel
S. Koeniz. Secretary of State; the -* v
J. J. Curran: Dr. C E. Nammack. ot
Belle vue Hospital: Rabbi Joseph 011 ' si B— n
Joseph Francolinl. president of the Ital
ian Savines Bank: the Rev. H. "Wasliansk:-*
Pr. Antonio Stella and others.
U. S. AND VENEZUELA DISPUTE
American Agent States Why Arbitra
tion Will Never Supplant War.
Th« Ha^u-. Oct. 5. — William Oaasasv
arent for th- United States, began bis ar
gument to-day before the Court of Inter
national Arbitration which is •• decid- th*
dispute between the United £tat« 3 and
Venezuela growing out of the- claims of th»
Orinoco Steamship Company, an American
corporation.
Mr Dennis argued that arbitration wnti'd
never BBsspasßS war If a revision of unjust
and erroneous decisions were rot permit
ted. The United States asked, he said, f^r
a revision of the decision rendered by Dr.
Charles Barge, who a? umpire of American
claims, awarded the steamship company
JCS.7OA only, when 51.4W.00e was demanded.
The arguments will occupy two weeks.
ROCKEFELLERS GO SECRETLY
Leave Cleveland for AutniE!? Stay it
Pocantico Hills.
Cleveland, Oct. John D. Rockefeller,
ilrs. Rockefeller and the latter's sister.
Mrs. Spellman. accompanied by a minus
of servants, left Cleveland to-day for P«»
cantico Hi: The time of the Rockefel
lers' departure- from their summer - •"-.
Forest Hill?. *■•- the annual auttram stay
at Pocantico Hills, was kept si "•'
Their neighbors" did not suspect that BBS*
were to depart, and M was not sjati! after
they had boarded a Lake I SSI train *'
S;10 p. Nt that a station agent furnished
the news.
AN UNAPPRECIATED HERO.
From The Syracuse Journal.
Oswego man pot fired out of the artsy be
cause *:* said Things about the- cock. W»
supposed the place for brave men was la
the army.
BUT CUPID KEEPS NO BOOKS.
From The Schenectady Union.
a New York banker says be was never
In love and was never kissed by a woman.
Think of what he has con!n; to him whea
Dan Cupid Rets Into action.
NEW YORK FROM THE SUBURBS.
When food costs so much that patrons of
one of New York ■ most fashionable ca'*'
cant pay the bills, there is a na» ne*
opening for the simple life.— San Francisco
Chronicle.
Mayor Qajsjai voice la a trifle weaK
yet. but the Mayor dorsnt do his thinking
with his voice, you know.— Newark. Even-
Ins Newa.
The Sultan of Bsas was surprised that •
New York was not like Slnpapore. H»
probably experts Coney Island ;© b» l!k«
»a tea booth.— Galveston News.
Sew York will build •« little subway at
« cost of aJ».Sß>.ea». but ■ will not affect
the ordinary expenditures for useless pur
poses.— Philadelphia Inquirer.
New Yorkers are said to be ras - * n
COO.OGO a day on fake mining an*i other
schemes. They have the names of twent.v
ftve thousand prospective buyers* on their
•••ucker list." Tin* would indicate that tns»
old rate of one born every minute must
still prevail.— St. Paul Pioneer Press.
New York has opened a budget expo
sition. William M Ivtn.3 once said that h»
and another man w«r« th« only two per
»on* who understood tow finances of N«*
York City. Thia bud Set. exhibition *UJ »o
mak* municipal expert? of the whole pop
ulation, but " will enable th« people t-'
judce th» eClctency of their city adminis
tration far -nor* inttlllienrlv than tht/
nave been able to do.-Philadelp&la Recorc

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