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' I HER GIFTS ARK MILLIONS.,
H SEAllLYALL Of MBB. BXVAtlTS FOU-
H TtAZC OOJKS TO ISSUXVXWXS.
I Tat, I.eaox JMbrary dels S975,OW Ch
V aae Book, Pictures, an Collection
H Valued at sjiOO.eoo-rrlBeeton Hemlnary
Del StTS.OO aad the College S5O.00O
NiW York Ualverelty, 870,O0O-mS.-OO
Apiece Tor Hevea laitUutlona aad
mtSfiO Apiece for TWtnty.il Olliere,
Mostly Chart Ilea or lloaplinle.
The will ot Mary McCroa Stuart, widow of
Robort L. Stuart, tho wealthy sugar rolluor,
was ottered for probate yesterday by tho ox
jcutors. George G. Wllllums, President of tho
Chomleal Bauk: John S. Konncdy, unit Wil
liam L. Bkldmoro. Tho creator part nl Mrs.
Btunrt's fortune, cstlmntod at JG.000.000. coos
to oducatlotinl Institutions and to charity.
There are spoolflo bouuests of $715,000. naif
the residuary o'tuto Is to bo divided among
sovon corporations controlled by tho Presby
torlan Clnirch. nnd tho othor half nmong
twonty-slx Institutions, many of which are
nlso controlled by tho Probbytorlnn Church.
It Is bollcved that tho ostato will come within
$100,000. ono way or the othur. of $3,000,000.
Deducting from this tho specific bequests nnd
tho btxjueet of works of art, books, and collec
tions to tho Lenox Library, which Is valued
at $400,000. thore romalns about $'A885,000 in
the residuary estate.
Tho will was mado on Jan. 18. 1887. At
that time Mrs. Btuart had determined to
give $50,000 to tho American Museum of
Natural History, and $50,000 moro to tho
Metropolitan Museum of Art These be
quests wero revoked In codicils, tho first
presumably, because Mrs. Btuart cave $100,000
to the Museum of Natural History boforo nor
death, and tho second because tho Trustees ot
the Museum ot Art opened tho museum on
Sunday,
Tho first bequest in tho will Is the portrait of
her husband which was painted by Madrazzo
ot Paris. It Is given to tho Princeton Thoolog
leal Seminary, to bo kept and preserved in
perpetuity la some place in the seminary.
Next sho gives $25,003 each to hor cousins
Miss Mary Wilson, Miss Mary Forguson,
Mrs. Christine Ferguson Wallace, and
Mr. James M. Wilson, nil of Now York;
Mies Christine Sols and hor sister, Mrs.
James Mod. Benedict ot Milwaukee, and
Mrs. Augusta Kingsbury, wlfo of tho ltnv. Mr.
Kingsbury and daughtor of Mrs. Stu.trt'i)
cousin. David Donaldson, and to John Pcrco
son of Montclalr and James Ferguson, broth
ers of Mrs. C. F. Wallace. Total. $'J25.00a
To Mrs. Mary Dun lap ot North Lucrosso, Wis. :
James P. Donaldson ot Detroit, ElbcitN. Don
aldson ot Lacrosse, and Mrs. Joannlo Dodlnu
of Ithaca, children ot Mrs. Stuart's cousin.
Pater Donaldson. $20,000 oach. Total, SSJO.UOO.
To Mrs. Harriot McKenzto Eveleth of Wash
ington and MIbs Ilosa Murray, daughter of tho
late Rev. Nicholas Murray of Ellzabutli, $10.
000 each-total. KiO.000.
The sixth section 01 the will give tho threo
pens Mrs. Btuart owned inthe Fifth Avenuo
Presbyterian Church to tho church, nnd tho
next section gives $30,000 to tho Rev. Dr. John
Hall, tho pastor: $10,000 each to his wlfo and
to Miss Barah A. Strntton (who lived with Mrs.
Htuart): $10,000 each to tho ltev. Dr. Jamei
MeCosh of Princeton and Mrs. MeCosh. and
$5,000 each to Mrs. Emily Hall Wheclock.
daughter ot the ltev. Dr. John Hall: Jano
Torrey, EHzaboth Torroy, Margaret Torroy,
and Horbert Gray Torroy, all children of Dr.
John Torroy. onco professor of chemistry In
Cotnm bla College ; Mrs. Maggie Magio and Mrs.
Alexander Maitland of Now York, daughters
of the ltev. Dr. Jnmcs MeCosh, und Dr. Andrew
MeCosh. hi son-total $110,000.
Other sections say:
I tire to my friend. George O. Williams ot tue city ot
yew York, toe eara ot Slo.uOO In token of my anprect
alien et hls-valuaole services In supervising- lny real
end personal estate und coUectUig tuy rents. Interest,
and dividends.
I rive to (be St. Andrew's Society of New York, ot
which Mr. Jnnu S. Kennedy (her otUcr) executor li free
ldent. 110.000.
I rive to the University of the City of New Tork. of
which the Bev. John Hall. D. D.. 1 Chancellor. T6.000.
for tho general purposes of that Institution
I give to tho Cooper Cnlon. lounded by Mr. retcr
'nopr for the adtaneemenr of science and art.
I tire to the Presbyterian Boarder Relief for Dis
abled Ministers and the widows and Orphans ot do
reased. mtalittrsl llfl.000 for the minister's house
at rerth Aroboy; and I also pit e to tbe board of Homo
Missions of the tresbyterian Church In the United
States of America, tio.txo for sustcntation,
I give-to the American Society tor the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals. S2G.0OO
I give to each or the following societies, or Instltu.
tlons.in New York city $6 000, to wit: The New York
Bociety for the suppression of Vico, The New ork
Opttialmlc Hospital, the Western lilspensary (homo1
epathtc). the Dispensary of the Iloniaopiitlifc Uedleal
college, the Northern Dispensary, the Nortlivuftern
Pisitcnsary.tbawilstm Industrial scl-ool and Mission,
the utdlee1 Peimsitory. organized In IBM. the Sett-J'orfc
female Aoxlltary bible Society. Tt'.tai, SiWOu.
1 give to the New York Hospital $20,000.
This is tho last of tho spoelflc cash beqnosts
tn the will proper a total of $055,000. In the
second codicil tho first and second sections
say:
T give to the Hahnemann nospltal. Fonrth avenne
and Slxty.ierentb street. $10,000. I give to the Collero
ot.New Jersey, ut l'rlncoion. to which I hate already
given largely during my liretlme, $50,000.
This brings tho total of specific bequests up
to $715,000.
Tho residuary estate is divldod ns follows by
tho 24th and li5t.li clauses of the will: One-half
tlioroof to bo divided into seven equal parts,
nd one part to bo given to each ol thuso
corporations and institutions:
1, The American Illble Society.
-'. The Hoard ot foreign Missions of the Presbyterian
Church
3 The Board ot Home Missions of the rreityterian
Cbircb.
. The Presbyterian Hospital.
ft. The Lenox Library.
. The rrlncetun Theological Seminary.
7. The Hoard r Church Krectlon Fund ot the General
Aseinhly of the ITesbyterlau Church.
Should the residuo come to ?:).R85,000, those
, iS)B institutions will gut ubout $275,000 euch.
Tbnothei half of tho residuo cues in twenty
six equal shares (or. hay. V5,000 each) to
these Institutions and corporations:
I. The Trustees ot the Presbyterian Board of Publi
cation. 2 The Board of Education of the Presbyterian
Church.
a. The Pre a'jyterlon Board of Relief for illaiMe I min
isters and the widows and crpbau of drcaaed uTiii-luer-.
.
e. The Board of MUslois tor Freedtnen ot the Presby
tsilsn ChurcU.
ft. The American Sunday frhrol Union, riilladelihla.
. TheTrustoesottue l'reib tery of .Vcw York. In be
utel and applied lur cLurca rxtiutlou in New Yort
Cll)'.
7-. The Ksvr York lUUe Socio t v.
t. The Atnerlcan Tract hoclety.
u The llew Yotk city line 011 ui.rl Tract Faciety.
. 10. Ihe toung Mon'a ChrUtisu Association ot Mew
tork city,
II. The Preibylerlan Home for Aged Women, Eait
Seventy-third street.
, 13. The Association for the JlMler of Kespectrble
Aged, Indlueut Kf males, Tentliavcnuo audl04ttisirect.
13 The llomofor Incurab'.is. yoiiJbnni.
14. The Asicriatlon for the tJciient of Colored Or
phans, West us.l street.
16. The Colored Hume in East Elxty.lUth street.
Ifl. The Children'! Aid Society of New iork
17. The .Seiv Vork Juvenile As)lum, West 176th
trset. near Tenth av enne.
.18. The Protestant Half Orphan Asylum, West TentU
street. ' ' i
D ,B'..T!l' elty for the Belief ot Poor Widows ilia
Email Children. .
liO. The society for tho Belief of Destitute Children
0,-?tP,n btu-nIlnL
aveiiue" J"" Vor1' U) ,"1 Ear luflrni"Jr Btconi
Itr to chiWren "' S(,c,e,)r for "', Prevention cl Cru
A. The Manhittsn i:e und Kar Hospital, rata ave.
rSJ2i" ,l"!:-itJ ,or ,h. nllcf Huptured and
Lriuplsd, In hotty-srcou.l street.
2S. The Woman's Hospital
.i.'n7.ltiVr''.1',"n,A., '.':,n V I'loftnlngdile, which was
"sD"Be(1iuire c,mulUerl)I "" '""
Thoro aro those conriillons:
t f.1.! J'.s f. IV.i ?'.ri:t'TlTt 'o" f1 li.slllt,tlun nnmed In
Vvl2?l!'!P '"" ",r ,m "" provlJed.oraiiy
ifi;iSirJ?.'h.',n ui'lilegary i,r iun residue Iherruf
ViuMitPMA' '" ""n.'unl lilt h smli 1 urpurailim i-r
hid vMd,i!n''?, ?V,,Ul1 ''' ',w l0 '"'' nnd hold, thall
K1iii.!iiiflouS,,''..,,u'l ",l,er "-ori orations mid
o? t S?L,,vte.om Oo r.t. restaur, and reuialuder
smnnit si clt of them at cun lalo tho Vauio In the
It iLV? "'"PMUc'ie. i'l uct..ruiiig "5 the aiilui t
1,. .! JirV?0""1"."1 lurU lr:tai yr hi quest given
aVlUllUnl!"n,la.,?'',.,'!,':,,,0,, "r. '"'IHUHOH. mil
InJTiS V ,Vi ' vl.'. ''"'v hwiurst. And II lor
f,n!..V.".,"""r "'. the lnri.ornllni.fr lustllulir us
.hoi.;".',",!J""r1"1 '" !''" r.lertlauses." nil.'
talJ .aW'i f'Ju ."" ar 'IK'-uthtd liy in- riinnot
eSt?i ,inV,1"lkl, ittaM Liu, Houldlall lolaVn
f.iu ; 'B'n,'''uiountof .tich bniuesteo laillngsl.a'i
t.r,"10 ani1 '""" I'rtuf myrldujtreiute detisiil
1 5uir,K!!.",,rw'u " ''e'hg uy uient:oiitoievuo
?',""" ""f l'e undlsiiosed ir. 1 iutborlr ant S"
5Ti.?l?.'"s,,,?,. '" "" '1 ri'' "' or filch I elia I
?ir. H e .' 'n'.?,! l"Jbl,e "ft-rlvut. eat" . and iTui '
l!..ii 'jaeiiiionioiiej.at luili times uu.i In sutli
siiAiiureui most ailvantai;t,ous for my 1 stale,
icJ.IJ.tll.0i,iwo9ty"ol'-'dl'Oction of tho will thorn
s th following linn lot. about I.Wiuusts. but It
Is not Unuwu to affect any of tlioui:
win VS! .', P ?"", 4 after the dale of thl
fueh'SvST DrP.r'f " Mu ot nioiwy.ti'e aliSuut Jr
DroUeSvDH,.?,Vi,,""pr,Vcll,lu A tn'ney it such
property, shall thereupon become a charira h.Vin.i ,.
," proMsiont liereof, iny ' su! h in!l?v m
eissssisMsjsseasassseeaeSBIsseaasi
gift. I shell sxpreislr declare In writing that loch gift
It not to tecomq a charge against such legacy.
Tho twenty-ninth section rovoVes the legacy
pf any person who. It Mrs. Btuart had died in
testiito. would have been entitled to any share
In her estate, nnd who shall ander any pro
tonoo whatever, directly or Indirectly. Inst!
tutnortnlie or aid any procoodiugtnkon or
prosecuted, to oppose tho probato ot tho Will,
or to Impeach, Impair, nr sot nslclo any of Its
gifts or provisions. .(Jooriroa. Wiillnms, John
S. honnudl', and Itobort lnox Konuedy aro
named exoeutors. Tho witnesses to tho will
urn l HnmUHkldmoro.riOOMadlBon avail tiq:
John bhmno. Nfi Fifth nvenuo. nnd Frederick
1J. Van orst. 811 Madison uventie. . ..
The Drst codicil wob inndo Kuv. IB. 1887. H
ri'vnke n gilt to tho American Muspiim of
Natural History of books 1 elating to natural
history In tho library Ht hor home, and of shells
and other specimens, mid also section 10, n
Klft to Princeton College of all tho book on
liittunil history and npeclniens that aro dupli
cates of books nnd specimens tho museuma
already hud. Tho second section ot tho codi
cil disposes of these things as follows :
1 give to tho trustees of tho Lenox Li
brary all tho books and manueripts of every
tinme and nature nnd upon all eubiocts now
eontitlnudlnmy library or whloh may bo found
lliutiy part of tuy resldeneo at tho time of my
decease. Also all works of art, paintings, pin
lures, etchings, eiiKniyincs, statuary, bronzes.
Mtses. tniiostty, nnilnltnthoi'nrtlelcs ot vortu
of every niimo and nature thut may be
found In my dwelling nt the .tlpio
of mydeconso. Also all tho minerals, shells,
nnd other specimens nnd objects lllustrntlvo
of natural history In any ot Its departments In
my dwelling house at tho timo of my death,
nnd especially nil tho objects nnd things con
tained within the euKon or resting thereupon
nrrnngod around tho walls of tho picture gal
lory in my house, together with thu easel
themselves, subject to tho following condi
tions; 1. The trustees shall, as toon as said books, paintings,
filctures, memorials. steK Ac. aro delivered to them
y my execulors. procttd to rutslociie, arrange, end
npptorriately niacu the same In n separate room or
ciiinpartuieiit uf the I.cnnx Library building, and the
cillccrtlon so catalogued, armnted, and set apart ahall
bo known as tho "Hubert I htuart Onllertlnn." They
shall be ratalogued separate and distinct Horn other
collections In the library vonia'ncl, or In a cparate
section of any general catalogue or the said LennY
Library which may be publlthid, and shall be desig
nated in oll genual ,r special catalogue ns "'Ihe
li.ihert L. muart Collection, the giftot Ins widow, Ure.
Iry8tuaii"
2. rllmuld there bo no separate roomercomiarlment
InthoLcnnt Library In which theso can ho placed so
tlMt they can uo viewed by the public to advantage,
tin a tho trustees shall prr.reed with all convenient
speed, but tint later than twelve months rroin the date
or my death, to enrt n wing or extension to their
prerent building, and which shall be a Ufc-proof
structure suitable lu every nr for the reception and
prorer exhibition ot them. That tho wing or extension
shall nlnnis be k'-pt 111 good condition mid repair so
that tho property 1naybeproperlyp1e1erT.il
U. ItlKiituitlvr cnuilltlon ot this bequest that the
sihl took. paintings, and other tbiuga shall be exhib
ited to tlio puhlie Irco of charge ut all reasonable
times, subject, however, to ruch rules atid restrictions
nithe trusiecn ot the Lenox Library may see nt to
prescribe lor the protection and preservation or the
tiroporty and of the rare und valuable books and vb-
4. The boaVs. pictures, and other things thall never
be exhibited by the trustees of f,lie Lenox Library oa
tli? Lord's day.
n. The trustees of the Lenox Library shall, within
ninety dnv sutler my decease, notify iny exrrtitors in
writing thst thev accept this bequest ahilwlU comply
with tho conditions.
I', A 1all1.ro ot the trustees to comply with the crnll
tlntie Niiall snr. a forreltnre or this bequest, and the
piopertyslnill tlieuce and thereafter form a pari ut my
residuary estate.
Hohert Lenox Kennedy died just boforo this
codicil was made, and tho third sectionf tho
codicil appoints Hooper 0. Van Yorst executor
Tho second codicil was mado Nov. ,1. 1880.
After making tho special bequests already
mentioned It rt-vokes two sootlons oftho will
which gavo$5().000 to thn American Museum
of Natural History und $50,000 to tho Metro
politan Musoum of Art. Tho .sixth section of
tho codicil It ns follows:
I giv e to such o my executors as may qualify all my
clothing. Jewelry, furniture ,llver. and plated -ware
urtlclesot verto. and other personal and household
erects not otherwise specifically bequeathed. reiving
upon them tn make such ilnal disposition of the same
as they may deem most lu accordance wltj my wishes.
Thia expression of desire on my part, however shad
not bo deemed to make this gltt to them less absolute
or 10 11111 air Its legal eltect.
Hooper C Van Vorst having died before this
codicil wns mado Mrs. Stuart named William
L. Skidmoro and Itobort VY.doForest ns execu
tors. Mr. Do Forest was to net only Incase of
tho death of Mr. Wllllums. Mr. Kennedy, or Mr.
Bkldmoro.
Tho third nnd laht codicil was made April 20.
181 it). It gives tho Lenox Library trustees
until 00 days alter tho Willis offered for pro
bato to accent tho bequest mado to it.
iy the would or FAsmoy.
TJInuer Partle and a t'otlllon-Ure. Hnll'a
Dant-lns Cluae.
Several largo dinner parties wero given last
night, from which the guests went to the cotil
lon at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Ogden Mills.
Ono ot tho prettiest and merriest was at the
rcsluenco of Mr. and Mrs. Gcorgo H. Bend, 1
East Thirty-fourth street. Thoir guests were
Dr. and Mrs. AV. Sownrd Webb, Miss ltoso Post,
Miss Georgia Dorrynian, Mr. Thomas H. How
ard, Mr. J. Louis AVobb, Mr. Clarence Darker,
and Mr. Richard l'etors.
Sir. and Mrs. John Y. Wysong entertained a
number of filonds at dinner at tholr home, 30
Vubt Thirty-fourth street, Tho oval table was
dressed with Magna Churta roses and ferns,
nnd tho drawing room and library were made
attractive with a profusion of roses and
bunches of mlgnonetto and'whlto hyacinths.
Mr. and Mrs. Wysong's guests wero: Mr. and
Mrs. Frederick Sheldon. Mr. nud Ml s. YV. Watts
Sherman, Mr. and Mrs. James L. Barclay. Mr,
and Mr-. W. htorrs Well! Mr. nnd Sirs. Wln
throp, Mrs. Goorge Ii. Do Forest. Mr. A. Murray
Young. Mr. Ward McAllister, Miss Whiting.
Mr. J. Lynch 1'ringlo, and Mr. G. Wclinrds.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles H. Marshall of :7 West
Twentieth street had with them at their table
Mr. nnd Mra W. C. Whitney, Sfr. nnd Sirs. Cor
nelius Ynndorbtlr, Mr. and Mrs. Wetmore, Mr.
nnd Mrs. It. T. Wilson. Mrs. Claronco Cary. Mr.
and Mis. Kornochau, and Mr. and Mrs. Bishop.
Tho contra of tho tablo wns covered with a
low mound of orchids und turns, and nt oither
end or the board was a tall silver pitcher tilled
with Anuirlcun Beauty roses.
Miss Flora Dnis gave n dinner party nt her
home. 24 Washington square, north. Miss
Davlii wore a gown of whtto poult do oole, em
broidered with silver. Jlor guef.18 wero Miss
Anno Ciiiiieiou. Miss Bishop. Miss Edith Kip,
Miss Kittle funds, Ml. Wortliltigtou White
house. Mr. Duncan Cameron, Mr. ilichard T,
Wilson. Jr.. nnd Mr. F.dwnrd ii. llulkloy.
Mr. and Mrs. Ogden Mills nt home" last
night wns ono of the Important social events of
yosterdny. Tho Mills's nouso at tho southeast
corner of Fifth avenuo nnd bixty-nlnth street
was neeornted with roses und palms. Tho
gold and whito hullroom on tho hocond floor
wu brilliantly illumlniitod by electricity, uud
was decked with flowers. A cotillon was
danced at midnight, Mr. Uoorge 11. Bern! lend
ing. Supper was eorved in tho largo dining
room, and alter it tho danco was resumed.
About L'.IO u units wore present.
Tim third meeting of 5Ir. John T. Hall's
dancing class look placo nt Sherry'n last nlgbt.
and wiib oiiu of the liRKt attended meetings of
tho scauon. Tho cotillon was duncod. ilr. W,
Scott lending with MI-s Helen Do Foystor.
Among thuso present wero: Miss Mario
Do (i.irmendia, Miss BarnoK, 3Iiss Ireland,
thn MlhMid Hull, MIhs Aileo, Mlt.s Fltzgoiuld,
MIbs Stit 1 Muekny. Mlt-s Audeison. Jllti Bar
ney. Miss Watd. Miss Nicholas. Mr. Do Coiirey
Ireland. Mr. J. Langdott Kwlng. Mr. 11. W.
(Jooivr, J'r. Vnloiitlno G. Hall. Mr. Amory 8.
Cailmrl.Mr. Martin do Gurmondia, und Mr.
Mntiii'in Delalleld.
soixal xvExiH i.v irAsniyaxox.
Debut of Mlssj l.oulaelte Ooanpart at a
llall In tba Arlluptton.
Wasiinoto:, Jan, ). Col. nnd Mrs. Jerome
Bonaparto c.unn ball to-night In honor of tho
debut jf tliolr daughtor Loulsetto. It was hold
in tho Arlington Hotel, and was ono of the
mo9t brilliant events ot tho kind this season,
rourluindorod Invitations wero Issued. Tho
llornl decorations wero unusually olnbornto
cvorysplchu and vacant space In tho extensive
etillo ot iiimrtmentfl boliig ubloom with flowers
nnd rolnis. Beneath tho musicians' gallery
was u hugu floral hhoc, ovotflowlug with beau
tiful faors for tho cotillon. On lther
hio wuro tall screens, c.ivi'icd with favors
for tho gentlemen. Mrs. lionnpnite wore
1111 elegant prlncoes gown of black. Among
tli telntltcH nud .friends who ojuin
froiiiNnvv York woio MUs Muurlee, histur of
Mrs. Leioy Ltlgar: Mr. Dtiforest Maui Ice. Mr.
hehuyler O-f'fby, MIm AnBullr-n t-i"by. Miss
MnAltr, ilnuglitnr of iird McAllister, and
Mr. and Mic. Davitl ttmvurr, Confplctious m
tho company were Scyietuiy nnd JAIIkh Illaiiie,
l'ofctmuMer.flonoral, Mrs. nnd Miss Wannmnk
oi. Col. nnd M13. Nleli.AiiderHpn. Mr. and Mrs.
Bellamy Stoner. ox-Gov, and Mrst'itrroll. Jus
tlco nnd Mis. Orny. tli VIco-l'icBldent nud
Mrs. Motion, JjiBtice Blatchford. nnd members
of tho English, French, German, Swiss, und.
Columbian legations. ...
Mr. Waiianmker gave n luncheon or twenty,
two cover to-day. at which tho guest ot
honor was Mrs. Hartlson.
Ckler Joacpb Yearn for Uta Old llonte.
BroKASK Falls, Wash.. Jaa 5. -Chief Jo
seph of the Nez I'crces Indians, his nophow,
YoungChlef. Long Hair, nn Umatilla Indian,
nnd Mosos Miuthorn, an educated Christian
Iiiillnn. accompanied by Agent Crawford of the
UuiutJIlii llMservutlon lu eabterii Oregon. ur
Mx'ded to leavu for Chicago nnd nustiington
today. Joseph goes to Washington to iileud
with the Indian authorities to ullow him to re
turn with his peonlo to the old home inthe
, Blue Mountuliis of eastern Oreevu
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one or mx. cnoATE's nixxrsBKs ut
TttV ASDKltSON VTXX.P CASH.
Mr. Asjpttiea' Cooaeel elHac the
Tweed Bin la Cree.r.aaBBUatUaHr.
Mweeny Denle Tkat Ha HaareeJ-Haw
Ik laetlctsaeatei Caaae go aa Oleatleeeet
Fetor D. Sweeny stirred up a lessening Inter
est yesterday in the action ot Mrs. Laura V,
Apploton boforo Justice Patterson for a recov
ery of a fifth of tho Plaza Hotol site). Mr.
Bwoeny had been on intimate terms In Paris
with John Anderson, the millionaire tobac
conist Uo was called by the dofonco. He Is a
short, stout man. with black eyes, and his
black hair Is stroaked with gray. Ho lives at
41 East Sixty-eighth street
Mr. Swoony tostifled thathe and hts wlfo had
cordlat relations with Mr. Anderson and his
wife, who is othcrwlso known In theso pro
ceedings as Koto Connor, in Paris in 1831.
up to Mr. Anderson's death. Mr. Bwoeny so
cured physicians for Mr. Andorson. and on his
death went with tho remains to Havre. Mrs.
Anderson embarked with thorn from there to
this country. The wltnoss consldorod Andor
son sane. Anderson had nn Intellectual hoad,
which was exhibited more strongly by tho fact
that ho kept his hair cropped short His up
pcarnnco wub striking. Ho was of medium
holght and deep chestod, but with no tendency
to fulness." Ho was erect In his carriage. Ho
was alwny careful about his dress. He had
expressive giay-bluo eyes. When ho came to
Paris ho seemed as it ho intended to have a
comfortaolo time.
"As If ho got away from New York," ehlppod
in Lawyor Choato. Tho wltnoss eoneurrod.
Shortly before his death Anderson eald he
had provided for hts wlfo should sho survlvo
him. In case sho dlod first, and he soon after,
hor son might bo left without resources. To
provldo for this emergency ha desired to
amend his will. Uo had not tpokon about
making any other changes in it
On cross-examination. Col. James asked:
".Did you know that criminal proceedings
wero contemplated against you when you loft
this city for Paris In 1873?"
"Thero was no foundation for those charges,
I want to explain "
"Answer tho question."
" But you aro trying to Intimato "
" You know, Mr. Sweeny, as a lawyor that you
must answor."
" I know as a man what is right"
He finally answered in the afllrmatlvo. He
said he had glvon up hts place as President ot
tho Department of Parks in order that the
Commission might inquiro into his accounts.
Ue had heard that indictments wero found
against him In 1875. Ho did not oomo hero to
defend himself, because lie understood that
the indictments wore tho result of apolitical
conspiracy of enemies who doslrod to oust him
from power. Thu State had brought an action
against him and his deceased brother. James
L Sweeny, for a large sum. His counsel,
Charles O'Uonor, had made arrangement no
that ho could come from Paris In 1877 to de
fend this action with Immunity from arrest.
The action had been compromised by the pay
ment of $400,000 to tho Attorney-General of
tho State.
" Why did you pay Oils money ?"
"Because thoro was evidence that money
had gone Into my brother's hands that had
been talntod. He was an honorablo man. I
paid tho money In honor of his moniory."
To another question Inthe same Una the
witness roplled:
"Your attempt to blacken my character by
indictments that have been withdrawn is an
outrage."
Houdmittodthathewas Intimate with Wil
liam M. Tweed and Klcbard B Connolly, but
qualified the statement by saying that it was
lolltlcal Intimacy. Ho said he was not a moni
tor of tho Tweed Ring, If by that was meant an
organization tor corrupt political purposes.
After tho civil BUlt was settled ho returnod to
Paris. The indictments wore quashed by his
Solltlcnl opponent District Attorney Danlol
.Rollins, in 1881.
"Don't you know they were quashed bocauso
Tweed. Connolly, nnd King wero dead?"
"I did not know King was dead."
"Don't you knowthoy were quashed because
your former counsel. John McKeon. was then
about to assume tho office of District Attor
ney?" " Jio. They wero quashed bocause there was
no foundation for them."
Col. James said ho had a lettor whloh would
explain tho matter fully. Tho signatures to It
wero Identified by Mr. Sweeny, who said it
wan signed by his counsel. Lawyers Choato
and Hurnblowor. tor tho defence, objected to
the introduction of tho lettor in ovidonoo.
Justice Patterson read It and declined to ad
mit it It was marked for future use.
Col. James persisted that although Daniel G.
Rollins Is not on trial, and although Mr. Mc
Keon Is dead, the letter was proper evidence
to explain tho real way In which the dismissal
of tho indictments came about.
Tho letter, which Is signed by John MaKeoa
nnd Anron J. Vnnderpool, states that sis In
dictments wero found against Peter B.
Sweeny. William M. Tweed, nnd William li
King on Juno 'Jrt, 187I5. for obtaining raonoy
from tho city of Now iork by false-pretences.
On July, 1875. six moro indictments wero
found against Sweeny, Tweed. King, and It B.
Connolly also for obtaining money from tho
city under false pretences. It also states that
the people of tho Stato of Now Yore brought a
civil action to recover u largo sum, whloh was
sottlcd by tho executor of -Tames M. Sweeny
tiy payment of about $400,000. Near tho ond
the lettor runs:
" There is n peculiarity nbout this applica
tion which may bn referred to one of tho tin
dorslgued (John McKeon). having been elected
District Attorney of this county nnd willtnko
possession of thnt ofllco Jan. 1 noxt Tho
Sweeny indictments are the only criminal ma!
tors with which h6 has been connectod and
wlilch remain unsettled. He naturally feels
desirous to ha vo these indictments out ot his
way."
Mr. Sweeny said ho had remained In Purls
until 188.1 because ho was interested lu pat
ented devices to dlspos of t-treet garbage.
Ho tostllled further that he had declined to
drnw n codicil to thu will of Mr. Anderson bo
causo Mr. Antlerson dostred to leavo $15,000 to
his sou, Arthur Sweeny Ha hud never re
ceived n cent from Anderson. His wife had
recoivod nn article of jowelry from Mrs. Ander
son. Mrs. Anderson had boon a guottof Mr.
Sweeny while Mr. Anderson was ill. and the
present wus given alter Mr. Anderson's death.
On one occasion Anderson had told Sweeny
to goto his trunk midget some English money,
which he wanted converted Into iranes. Ho
found i'JOO or JillOo and n letter of credit tor
$rO,O00, given byAuguBt Holtnont Mr. Ander
son Buhl it was given without security. Mr.
Anderson said that Belmont had told him
there wero few men ho would accommodate lu
that way.
Mr. Sweeny said that Anderson had denied
tohlinthatho was Interested in spiritualism.
Anderson said ho had oneo attended a meeting
of Spiritualists In Lafayette place. Something
mndu him feel nervous nnd ho left the place,
and suld ho would havo nothing more to do
with eplrituulUm.
, Mr. Sweeny ngnln said Voliemohtly that ho
had had nothing tn do with any frauds. Whllo
City Chamborlaln he had saved to the olty over
$1,000,000, by discontinuing tho practice ot
former Chamberlains or tuklna tntorest on city
monoysusa perquisite of the office. Nomun
wus mora unjustly accused than ho,
"Did you ever read Mr. Choato's speech in
favor of Do Lancoy Micoll for District Attorney
at Cooper Union, In whloh iio Invoked thu
similes of Sweeny. Tweed, nnd Connolly V"
The wltnoss said he had roud n good many
speecbos ot Sir. Choato with Interest, but
must havo been away whon that was made.
At nny rate, ho did not romomber It
Tho enso Is still ou.
Colt-Foster.
Tho woddlng ot Miss Mario Louiso Foster,
daughter of tho luto John 11. Foster, and Mr.
Francis S. Colt took placo at noon yesterday In
Calvary Episcopal Church. Tho rector of tho
church, tho Ilev. Dr. Henry Y. Sutterlco, per
formed tho ceremony, Mr. Colt Who Is a son
of tho late Harris Colt nnd a brother of Mrs.
Samuel blouu. Jr., was u.ttendud by his broth,
rr. Mr. Harris D. Colt, as best man. Tho
tislitiitf were: Messrs. Matthew Briuekcrhon,
Alnxundor Hnddeii, William Bcrgh. unit Lvor
ctt J. endoll. Miss Jcmilu Foster, tho young
sister or thu brldu, was tho only mnhl of
honor, Sho woro n dainty gown of prlmroso
ercpo. trimmed with eurii laoe. and otter. Hor
buuquet was of yellow daffodils. The bridal
gown wus of white satin, cmbellishod with
point lace and natural orange blossoms. A
largo diamond star held tho whito tulle veil
in place. The ceremony was followed by a re
ception at the homo ot the bride's mother,
441 Park nvenuo.
J e aeon- Wilson,
Edwin C Jopson. manager of tho "Shenan
doah" company, was married last night at his
home, 127 West 127th atreet to Kate Burlln
came Wilson, the daughter ot Aotress Kate
Dculn Wilson.
Heut.-OoT. Altor le Very III.
BnucvsE. Jan, R Ex-Lleut-Gov. Thomas
G. Alvonl. who ha.s been ill (or a few days, is
very low aud his recovery is almost despaired
of by tho members nt his family. Ho haa boon
troubled with heart difficulty and haqraplrUr
loot strength.
Ii) II - " 1 mmmmimamm hi
OB1XVART.
. Dr. Andrew a Getty, who died at Athens, Tn.,
last week, was bom at Lisbon, St .Lawrence
county, N.Y.. tn IBID, and scoured his gram
mar school education at tho, neighboring vil
lage ot Salem. N Y. He received his diploma
as n. physician from tho Ca.tleton, Vt. Medical
College In 1831. Uo practised his profession
for several yenrn at. East Groenbnsh, K. Y
whoro ho married tho widow ot Dr. Charles
Hale, sho being, a daughter ot Citizen
S tenet tho first French Ambassador to the
Jolted States, and n granddaughter nt Gov.
leorgo Clinton. Sho died twenty years ago.
Four sons nnd a daughter were born to l)r.
and Mrs. Getty, nil ot. whom nrq living. Dr.
Getty removed to tho Pennsylvania oil Holds in
1800. and boenme ono of tho leading operators
there. HobulltatTltUAVllle tho llrst oil ro
finery In this country. , Ho leaves, n largo tor
tune in productive wolls and undeveloped oil
territory.
Thoodnre Ttobln, tho socond husband of
Mrs. Sydnoy Mason, died at his residence, 75
Avonuo'des Champs F.lyse s, on Hunday.'Jnn.
Ii. Ho was born In the Mauritius Islands.
Twenty-five years ago ho was well known In
Paris nfl tho lending nmateur slngor ot the
time. Gounod nnd Rossini were among hts
associates, and Faure. whose nnnro has slnoo
becomo so well known to tho niuslcnl world,
was his great friend nud rival. It was In Paris
he first met his wife, and with her he fre
quently visited America, making many friends
in Lenox and Baltimore. In this latter city,
on tho occasion ot his last visit sIt years ago,
ho was striokon with apnploxy while nt a din
ner. Iio romalnod n conflrmed paralytlo ut to
tho timo ot his death.
Cot. Thomas A. Mend, ono of thn'ucst-known
men In, Connecticut dlod at bis .home in
Greenwich yosterdny aged 1)3. Col Moado was
Bolectmanot tho town (or six yer. Assessor
eleven years, a member of tho Legislature In
1 852 and 1872, and whs n county Commissioner
tor two terms. Ho helpod to lay out tho routo
ot tho New York ana Now Haven Railroad
through Greenwich. He was an appraiser of
dnmages tor lands for tho New York nnd New
Haven Railroad, thn Danburrand Norwalk,
and tho Housatonla Road In Fatrlleld county.
Ho settled many ostntos In Grcenwleh. was
Warden of the borough ot Greenwich, and also
a burgess at one Umo.
.Tup Rov. Chauucey Leonard died In East
Providence. It 1.. on Sunday, aged 70. At the
tlrno of tho proposition to colonlzo tho slaves
in Africa, President Llucoln appointed three
men to learn the condition ot tho locality and
tho probablo results. Mr. Leonard was one of
the members of that committee. He lectured
ou his travels In Africa until ho was commis
sioned chaplain at the United Statos General
Hospital In Alexandria, Vo., Uo opened a
school In tho hospital which ho continued.
Mr. Leonard assisted in tho movement thnt
resulted in the payment of the same wages to
colored soldiers as to whito soldiers.
, Fatrlck M. Murphy dlod on Monday at his
homo In Fast Twelfth street In his 83d roar.
He was born In Ireland In 1809. and camo to
New York In 1832. He had boon manager for
Solomon & Sons, upholsters, since the forma
tion of tho Arm in 1830. Ho nover married,
and acquired a comfortable fortune, which was
mostly enent In quiet charities. His nephew,
Mgr. Farley, is the present Ylcar-Uenorol ot
the archdiocese.
John a McCtirlln. County Judgo ot Jefferson
county, died suddenly at his homo in Water
town on Saturday, aged 51 years. Uo served
for two years of tne war of tho rebellion as a
member oi tho Fourteenth Now York Regi
ment of heavy artillery nnd rose to tho rank of
First Lieutenant. He was elected County
Judgo for a six years' term in November, 1880.
Ho loaves a wife and a Bon.
The Duko of Durcal. a member ot tho royal
family of Spain, died yesterday of Influenza nt
Madrid. In 1880 the Duko vlaltod the Unltod
States with a collection of old masters, which
woro exhibited In Now York. The pictures
were afterward sold at auction. Ha was born
in Madrid In 18U2. and In 1885 he eontraeted a
morganatlo marriage with Maria do la Caridad
Madan, a Cuban lady.
" Becky" Johnson, a remarkable old woman,
died at tho rosidenoe ot Samuel Taylor in
.Hurtfordon New Year's Day. Sho was a for
mer Virginia slavo, nnd was IK) years old. In
the days of John Brown, when he was a fugi
tive at ono time. " Becky " took him in and hid
him. saving his lire. " Becky" had been a
servant in tho family ot ilr. Taylor for many
years.
Lieut John C. Blaughtor. an honored veteran
ot tho civil war. died at Greene. X. Y.. on
Thursday, aged 51 years. Uo wbh twice mado
a prisoner in tho war. but In oactrcaso man
aged to escnpo after a short Imprisonment
and rejoined his regiment He wub a member
of Gen. Banks Post ot the Grand Army ot the
Republic, aud was burled with military honors.
James F. Mayor died yostordny morning in
Lynn. Mass., aged 58 years. Uo served in tho
Eugllsh navy in the Crimean war and in tho
United States navy in the Mexican and civil
wars. Ho also accompanied Ellstm Kent Kane
to the Arctio Ocean. His total servicn In tho
United Statos navy was more than twenty
eight years.
Surgoon-Gencral Wyman. in Washington,
has rocolved tolegrnphlo notice of the death
Sf Burgeon W. H, Long of tno Unltod Statos
larlno HospitaUiervlce at Cincinnati. Uo was
widely known aro Burgeon of moro than or
dinary ability, and was a highly esteemed
member ot his corps.
Dr. Francis Miller died yesterday nt his
home In Jamaica avenue, opnoslto Van Hlclon.
Brooklyn, In his 75th yoar. He hud practised
in tho old town of New Lots for moro than
twonty years before its annexation to Brook
lyn. Ho retired from ucttvo pructtco toveral
years ago.
Josoph W. Clark, a prominent Boston bro'Vor.
who unco had branch offices In New York.
Philadelphia, and St. Louis, died on Sunday,
aged 81 years. Lately he devoted his time to
the development of tho copper interests ot
Luku Superior and Montana.
Androw J. Nicholson, a promlnont citizen
nnd member of tho banking Arm ot J. J.
Nicholson it Co. of Baltimore died suddenly
whllo conversing in Baltimore yestordav In his
ofllco. Ho was 50 years old, und lea ea u widow
and llvo eons.
Isaao De Forest, one of the oldest residents
ot Mercer county, l'n., elicit near Sharon on
Sunday night in his nlnety-llfth year, of grip.
His futher. un early pioneer of that section,
dlod ugod'JO, and a biothurdlodtwo jcurs ago,
aged 04.
Frodorlak Oodkln9. aged 70. died at King
ston yesterday of tho grlii. He was a Hudson
River boatman, and for many years was Cap
tain of ono ot tho largo barges bolonging to
the Delaware and Hudson Canal Compouy.
Dierlng Fnrrar of Turner, Me., ono of tho
oldest morabors of tho Masnnlu order in New
England. Is dead nt the age nt K). He wus ono
of the charter members nnd flrst treasurer ot
NesduHcot Lodgo of Turner.
ChrMoplier G. Dixon, a leading Catholic and
one ot tho best known and most successful
builders in western Pennsylvania, died ut his
homo in Allegheny ou Tuesday morning of
pneumonia, aged 47.
John Uryce, ono of the toromost citizens ot
Hamden. N. Y..und long a deacon of the United
Presbyterian Church ot that town, died last
week at tho age of 80 years. His wife eurvh oa
him in her 02d year.
C. B. Mnnlev. ngod 40. died suddenly of grip
In Banbury last night. He was 0110 of the
best-known sportsmen in Connecticut, being
champion wing shut ot tho btnte and holding
sovcrul rocordb.
The oldest person In Piko county, P.i.. Mrs.
Khlrnd, widow of thu Iiimi, lllohurd Kldr'sl, for
merly a Judue In thnt county, died InMllfoid
on Sunday, aged 07 years.
l'rndoi'lck Leyluud. the well-known ship
owner ot Liverpool, Is doud.
Heloasy Kit-ally's (Scenery Kuraee),
Bolossy Kl rally, who lives at 38 Washington
square wefat. has an ofllco In tho front ot thu
basement, aud lu tho roar stores scenery for
somo ot his spectacular plays which nro not
now being performed. Yesterday nflornoon Mr.
Klralf y went to n meeting of tho directors of
iho Palisade Amusement Company at tho
;idorndo. near Weehnwken. Whllo ho was
away about 5 o'clock llio broko out in tho
reurot the basement whuro tho iconorywas
utored, and boforo the firemen got the best of
the tiro it had destroyed tho scenery of tho
" Witter ,.uscu.'' Dolores" and "MathUs
Bandorf." Mrs. Klrnlfy and tho baby wero In
tho houso. Mrs. Klrally Is just, recovering
from tin attack of typhoid lever. Sho was
curriod down a ladder by thu firemen. Kiralfy
eaid lust night thnt his losa-was about $25,000
on tho scenery, and that it was Insured lur
$15,000. In his desk in tho front ofllco wero
soverul manuscripts ot plays, none ut which
wero Injured.
Orew Tired or Beleg Theatrical Backer.
New IUvkt. Jan. 5. Backing theatrical com
panies Is not what the Piatt boys of this city
thought It would bo. Thoy had an ambition to
becomo munngors, und, us thoy had recently
oomo into ,1 comfortable fortune and tho "Bald
Pashu" company wauteilllnauclal assistance
Manager Alboru liud llttlo difficulty lu Induc
ing thorn to put up the money. On Saturday
night after nn unsuccessful seaeou, tit y quit,
several thousand dollars poorer, but a great
deal richer In. wisdom. Thoy sank $800 a
week and Anally became tired. On Friday
night Manager Alborn mailed a request for lit
usual weekly-ehed:, hut Instead of Bonding it
as they hud done before, the lncker went to
Bridgeport. paid the salaries in full, and re
tired irom the buslneas.
Boaae'a Htaools Not to Be "Codies,"
Tho Bayonne Board ot Education doolded at
12:30 A. M. yesterday that the reading of the
Bible and tho recitation of the Lord's Prayor
aro to bo continued as feuturos of tho opening
exercise of tho morning sessions In -the rmb
llo school 3. Tho doclalon was reached throe'
nnd thrus-quartor hours utter School Trustee
John J.JIIcker beguu his urgument In favor
nt the ubolUhraont ot both. The Board took
but Ave minute to decide upon his amend
ment to that effect tho vote by which it Was
rejected being seven nays to Ave yeas.
Sore Thiroat
Lameness
Sore Eyoi
Piles 4SJT
Female Z
Complaints f
Rheumatism
' AND ALL.
Inflammation
SoMonlYlnoorowabeMles. All drturgliU,
""m"i nrrRMT no..7fiSlh AVCN.Y.
MUS. BATAIID CUXIIXQ'S CALLER.
Ha -Wished to Show Ilia Gratltnee (far Fast
Xladneaa aaa to Morrow MS t'eata.
A well-dressed young Frenchman called at
the residence of MrB-Bayard Cutting, at 18 Wost
Flfty-soventli street, on Monday, nnd, handing
tho servant n card which boro tho namo Gcorgo
do Cousoy, requestod to see Mrs. Cutting.
Whon Mrs. Cutting asked him what ho wantod
ho repllod that ho was an artist and had pro
pared a placquo for Mr. Cutting which he
wlshod to present to him In roturn for the
kindness Mr. Cutting had shown him. As Mr.
Cutting was not home. Mrs. Cutting told the
man to call at 1 o'clock the next day. Before
ho went away ho tried to borrow 811 conts.
About two weeks ago Mrs. Cutting's sister,
Mrs. Wilmcrdlng. wus called on by a man who
told her a tale of woo and then borrowed
.TJ cents from hor. After tho man had loft sho
discovered that ho was a professional beggar,
and she warned all of hor friends, Including
her sister, against tho swindler. Accordingly
after her strango visitor had left, Mrs. Cutting
doclded that 11 was tho sumo man, and sho sat
down and wrotan four-page lottor to Superin
tendent Uebbard of tho Charity Organization
Society asking that two officers bo sent to her
house on Tuesday toarrosttlie man when ho
called again.
At a few minutes beforo 1 o'cloak yesterday
Onicers Jorotuo and Btutt oftho society called
at 18 Wost Fifty-seventh street Promptly on
the hour tho grateful artist appeared, and Mrs.
Cutting concealed the officers behind a por
tiere and invited the strangor in with a smile.
" I have oomo onco more to thank your hus
band and you for the man? kindnesses you
showed mo many years ngo." began tho man.
I havo painted n placquo for your husband,'
which ho will recclvo In the course ot a week
or so. To-morrow I sail for Paris. Good-by."
" Good-by." said Mrs Cutting.
Oh, by the way," said tho man. "I'm sorry
to ask It but cun you let inn havo 83 cents, Mv
child Is in a Fronch Institution In this city, nnd
before I leave for Purls I should like to give her
soriio candy."
Mrs. Cutting looked triumphantly toward tho
portiere, which wns thrown aside, and Jerome
and Stutt sprang out und arrest od the man.
Da Cousoy was taken to tho Jefferson Market
Pollco Court, where Justleo Dlvver committed
him to thn Island for six months. Tho Charity
Organization Society have a history of tho
mnn extending back to 188a He has sorved
four terms for vagrancy. His method is to
send in begging loiters, and whllo tho servant
is uway to Bteaiwhatovcr ho call lay his hands
on. When there is nothing to steal ho "bor
rows." Ho lives at tho Phoenix House at 53
Bowery. Ho goos undur thn names of Georges
nougomont which is thought to be his right
name, Lucien do Thorey. K. KorscliatkotT,
Emilo do Luroche. Emllu Chabert Louis Cayot,
and Goorge do Cousoy.
AHUbEXESXS.
New Tork Pblltiaranoalc Club,
Tho lourteenth season of tho New York Phil,
harmonic Club wus opened Inst evening by n
concert In Chickcring Hall. Tho members of
4ho present organization ure: Mr. John Mar
quardt first violin; Mr. Sebastian Laendno'r,
second violin; Mr. Fricdhold Ucmman. viola;
Krnst Mnhr. 'collo: August Kalkof. double
bass; nud Eugene Weincr. flute. Mr. Wfllnor
is tho director, Mr. Max Liobllng tho accom
panist of tho club. Thoro is an evident attempt
to make these concerts popular and Interest
ing, us must bo deduced from tho fact that
flfbt-cluBS solo talent was engaged tor this
flrst concert and is also announced for tho
second, nnd becauso at least two of the num
bers of tho programme, if not well imaglnod
or admirable as compositions, yet contained
cortain elements calculated to amuse tho
musically untutored mind, though causing
the judicious to grieve. Wo refer to an
"Idyllo" by Dopplor. which was very pretty,
andtoa "Soxtot" by Thoodoro Gonvy. which
was not Tho "Idyllo" was encored rapturous
ly, which proves tho committee who cIiobo It to
havo been right. To tho Quartet Opus 59,
No. 3, by L. von Beethoven, no mortal can ob
ject, even when it was played ns it hnpponml
to bo last evening. In a lifeless manner, with
poor quality of tuuo. Its symmotry und beauty
woronovortheleBsnpparent by no me-ans con
sequently from tho rendering given to Its in
genious phrases.
The best part of tho concert wns undoubt
edly tho nrtlstio singing or thut great mistress
of the art Mine. Fttrsch-Mudl, who graciously
consented to replace Horr Fischer, who Is un-j
fortunately IndlBposad. Mme. Fursoh-Madi Is
famous for bringing new nnd noble dramatic
nrlas to the notice of the public. It wua silo
who first Introduced to us excerpts from the
" Ilcrodiadu" and other French masterpiece
of tho modern school. Lust night
sho gave Borlloz s Interesting aria from
"J,e Troyons." beginning "J,e (Irec oiil
diivaru;" afterward contributing two luvoly
songs, " Arioso." Delibes, and " Le Bolr." Am
brorsit Thomns. Mme. Fursoh-Madl rendered
theso with that beautiful reserve and dignity
of stylo for which sho hns such uworld-wido
reputation. Her lust song wua euUiusliibtl
cully rcdomnuded.
At tho noxt concert Mr. Marqunrdt will play
n solo, Mr. Itlchurd Hoffman takes puit In 11
quartet of Mozart and Miss Marlon Weed will
blug.
"Mlgnou" ut Ibe Brooklya Academy or
Music.
It Is a lilllo moro than a quarter of a century
ngo that Ambrolso Thomas's "MIgnon" wns
first produced In Paris, and, with but few ex
ceptions, hardly another purely French comic
opera has stood tho test of time so well. Pre
sented last evening at tho Brooklyn Academy
of MubIo by somo of tho leading singers lu the
Abbey & Grau company, it itttractod an audi
enco of magnificent proportions, thut appeared
to enjoy its tuneful numbers fully
as much as did tho oporagocrs ot
ton and flfteon years ugo, when Kellogg,
3Iurlu Bozo, and Christine Nllsson used to bo
heard In tho tltlo rule. Lust ovenlng It was
assumed by Miss Yan Znndt, who jubtly counts
it among her most successful Impoisonatlons,
for ih brings to It not only tho charm of her
youthful personality, but also 1111 evident fa
miliarity with tho best traditions of tho operu
Coiniquo stage. She Fung much of tho niuslu
with delightful sweotnets of tone, whllo tier
vOeitl ombelllhlimeiitH weio given with tusto
and finish. Indeed, to her cadunrns in tho
"hwullow Duol" and tho "tttyriuuno" she
owed In a great nieaBUio tho uppUuso that
wnssufllcleutly cordial to warrant an encore.
The groat surprise of Inst ovenlng. and In
niniir ways Its moat striking feature, wan tho
ilma ot Mmo, Lllll Lehmunn. It Is not too
much to say that not even tho well-remembered
appearance of Cuquelin in "Lo Juif
Polouals" seomed so strango a theatrical
anomaly as, did, the stately Bruntihlldo
in the coquettish lMe of Filina. None thu testi
the great Wagner slngor seemed thoroughly
nt homo In u line of work with wlilch sho used
to be associated at an earlier period ot her
artlstla career. Tho singing of the woll-krmwu
brilliant numbers, and especially of tho Polo
naise, brought hor the heartiest applause ot
tneovonloeT.
Mmo. Bculohl. who apparently does not oven
need to sing in order to please her audiences,
, was warmly greeted at oach appearance and
hud to repeat tho gavotte, which she rendered
YiWi ' aocuttorued nullity., Neither the
MVAffiji Mri't't of Slsnor Valero nor the
lfilhario of M, Vlnnho wus able to satisfy any
thing but the most modest expectations, while
both the chorus uud orchestra admitted of Improvement.
'-' " 'saaaasaaasss1alj fa, , I ' " '
GREEKS TOHAVEA CHURCH.
XXtB AnmiXAHDRXIE A KAXIVE Of
XIUS ISLAKD Of rAXUOS.
t 1
ate Arrived oa Moaday, nnd I a Pletnreaejne
rienre-TJe Will Minister to a t'oaarafxa.
tloa of 4M at BIO West FlHyTalrtt street
There have boon a good many strango ar
rivals nt this port ot Now York stneo the first
European navigators set slmplo snvago hearts
n-flurrylng. And no doubt, thero havo boon
many as stringo ns the llev. 1'nlsluB Keren
dlnos. Archimandrite. Hut certainly there
has novof been a stranger than he, ns his
picture suggests. And tho Ilov. Palslus Foren
dlnos is oho ot those persons to whom a pic
turo docs not do justice.
sranaaw sSslaaW. 1 fi0a V
It all camo about in tills way: Tho Groek
colony In this city has boon growing rapidly
In tho past tow years. When Prlnco Georgo
visited hero last summer the Greeks found to
their surprise that they were a thousand
strong. Then they thought what an excellent
thing it would be to havo a society. Tho so
ciety was tormod in a small room in a small
restaurant in Rooovolt street and Solon
Vlasto and A. C Eiangolldes woro made u
President and Secretary.
Most of theso Greeks nro members oi the or
thodox Church, and. stneo the closing of the
Russian chapel in Second avonuo, they have
found the lack ot spiritual aid and counsel
great druwback to hupplnoss. Thoy havo
hated to marry or havo christenings nnd
death was almost Intolerable. " Wo nro strong
enough to have n church." eald Mr. Evan
gelldeB. "They havo a church in San Fran
cisco. Let un havo ono." So ho wroto to tho
Archbishop Methodius of Byra. Grooce, and
tho Archbishop conferred with a dignitary at
Athens, and tho dignitary at Athens wrote to
tho Patriarch ot Constantinople, and tho Pa
triarch said: "To bo sure. Thoy must havo a
priest As it is their souls are in peril."
As all this negotiation was dono rapidly, tho
Athena Society ot New York had to bestir it
self to prcparo for the priest. They engaged
the basement of tho Germnn-fiwlBS Evangel
ical Church at 340 Wast Filty-thlrd street and
set plasterers to plastering, and painters to
painting and carpenters to building.
But thu priest was too quick for them, nn
got here Monday nlghton La Normnndto. nnd
was rocolved with demonstrations t great joy
by Mr. Vlasto. Mr. Evaugolidus. Mr. Fachirl,
Mr. Italll, and many others. Ho was in full
uniform, and mado glad tho hearts of the
Greeks on this account
The Bev. Pntslus Ferondlnos. Archlmandrlto
of the Greek Church ot Now York, was born on
the island of Patmos. within a few hours' walk
of that cave in which St John tho Dlvlno is
supposed to have seen the visions ho wrote
down in Revelations. Ho had an inclination
to the priesthood early in life, and, when ho
was still a boy. ho entered tho roynl monas
tery of St John, which crowns the island
of Patmos with great walls, built S50 years
ago above the cave ot the Apocalypses. He
went to the Theological School on tho
Island of Colchis, near Constantinople, and then
back to tho monastery, wjiero ho taught Greek
to tho youth of Patmos. For two yoars he
served as dcacou to the patriarchate of Alex
andria, und In 1885 wus ordained a prlost by
tho Patriarch Sophronlos. Slnoe that time ho
has been librarian and assistant chaplain at
the Plzarlan Theological School ut Athens.
Tho Iter. Palslus Ferondlnos is short of
staturo and probably nulto slendorly built
although at flrst glance lie seems to bo fat He
wears atop his head a tall, dark-brown cylin
drical hat, like a huge spool with the lower end
sawed otT. In this hut ho koeps his hair, which
is straight and soft and brown, and but for the
hat and tho hairpins he wears it would tall in a
beautiful shower to his waist
Hair is one of tho elgus ot a priest in the
Greek Churoh, just as lack of it is in.tho
ltoman Church. And in addition to the hair
mentioned, tho Bev. palslus lerendlnos has
flowing board and moustaches a shudo or so
darker than tho hair ot his head. These will
never bo cut and when they turn whito with
ago the priest will bo a most venoroblo and
Impressive sight '
His everyday clothing consists of a most
voluminous cont wlthdfngel sleeves. It Is of
dark brown cloth, and reachos to his feet It
is largo enough to hold two such men. and
suegosts a cold climate. Father Ferendfnns
will not wear this clouk and hat In New York,
r ho justly tears they would mako him con
spicuous. He will wcarplaln citizen's clothes,
and will keep his hair under an ordinary high
silk hut
Tho faco that looks out at you from behind
tho beard nnd moustaches, the heavy eye
brows, and the blue glasses Is mild nud picas
unt and most Intelligent. The voice is snlt and
cultured, aud you fcol at onco that Futhor
Ferondlnos is a gentleman of tho typo which is
not confined tcf nny nation or century. Ho
speaks ancient and modorn Greek, French,
Italian, and Arabic Ho Is studying English,
but as yet does not venture to spcuku single
word of It
According to tho rulo tn the Greek Church a
married man who becomes 11 priest retains his
family relations, but u slnglo man entering
the priesthood must never marry. Father Fo
rentjlnos was not married when ho entered tho
ministry, and he will thcreforo noverjunrry.
His congregation had hoped to huvo the
church ready by next Sunday, but Mr. Evun-
8 elides thinks thero Is little chance tor this,
unduynextor the Sunday after tho church
will be consecrated nnd tho first sen Ico will bn
hold. Tin appearance of an 01 thodox Greek
church 1m little dilfeient from a lionian church
except that tho altar Is screened, in the
screen Is a door which opens nud shuts in dif
ferent purtaof the servlt-o. When the door is
open the altar l In plain view. This is after
the pluuul thu Holy of Holies iu tho Hebrew
temple.
Tho congregation will number nlmut 400.
but on tho ilrst .-unduy. and for many Sundays
thereafter, tho littlo church will bn pneked
with people oncer to sco this new and strango
forinuf Chribtiunwoishlp. ,
Father Ferandinos is living In thn Lincoln
Hotel. Fifty-second etreot nntl Broadway.
Detective Button All ItlgUt.
Clilof of Police Murphy of Jorsoy City tele
graphed to Chief Crowley of Kan Francisco
yestorday to know It tho despatch printed in
thu morning papers to tho effect that Dctootivo
Dalton. who was in San Francisco trying to
got tho defaulting clerk of William Harnoy &,
bun back to Jersey City, had gouu on a ujiroo
nnd turnetl up in un liiobrintu asylum was
true. Chief Crowley loplled that Dulton was
all right, but was Impatient nt the delay in get
ting requisition papers. He added that liver
(lliocloikl nnd his attorneys had resorted to
all manner of tricks to ecaio ruqulsltion.
Chief Murphy believes that the despatch was
nbcliomool liyer's counsel to creato sympa
thy foi llyer. Detcctlvo Dalton hui been con
nected with the JorboyClty police force tor many
yearn, iio has dono homo very clou-r work,
and .never has had u chuigo nt uny kind Hindu
iiffiiluet him. Ho Is not a drinking mnu. Hlneo
lie has been In bun Francisco ho has had an
utlauk of grin.
Baraed HI Baby (slater 10 llcntb.
Mrs. Cnthorlne Kerr of lt)3 York strootlett
hcr7-month-old baby, Bessie, Mrapped in a
high chair and her 2-yenr-old son, Jimmy,
playing on tho floor in her kitchen yesterday,
bho had scarcely left the loom when elm heard
screams. linMrnlnc back sluilouud th buby
in flumes und little Jimmy standing on tho up.
posltu siilu of the room crying. Uo hud prob
ably found tomo matches anil set fire to paper
under tlui baby. , Tho child wus tu badly
burned that it died,
Personally raadarlrd Tour to California!
via rciiaevanlM siallroad.
Tbe first personally conrlucted tour of ttie season lu
tue (.o.ileu (ialo, unler luo management otitis I'er
soualiy Coniliutftl Ti'itrist system ,if tb i'eiitisyhanu
Itatlrnsd. wt,l leaie .New Vurk on Jau ja iuuse vim
i,iiiitinliite lakinir ailtaiitacu i,t tnls 1 jifunaiill) M
visit ttie I'sl'int 1 i-iit under tlie tnif!Uuii.ueiteiii nt
tlisse tours etiuuM amity fur hccuinmuijalluns on Itw
OuUmUste epeclal Train ut the earliest possible inn
tneiit. estlie number uf passenger 1 an ied must netes
saillr uu InalleU ud iue ituiamlui traiv It brtnf
rapiily taken uji.-Ji,
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ONE BIHEAHE O.M.T I , ljjH
AND 'JH
ON'I.T ONE XEHF.sVT! H
HELMER'S BI-OZONE CURE
is THAT ONLY ONE HEUEDY. H
To the Fxvsa ot the Country! ' H
GENTLEMEN: I have not only found out 'H
the propor way to scientifically administer H
Poroxldo of Hydrogen harmlessly, In sueh LH
largo dosos, by Inhalation, as would provo po- bbbbbI
itively dangorons in any othor way, but hava ' r
found out tho "Strictly Scientific" analysis of ,!H
that mystorlous cssonco called ''sbbbbbI
OZONE. I
Not only this, but by actual demonstration I M
can prove that this ozono antl tho active prin- '
olple ot human life aro Identical. Tho scarcity nl
ot this active principlo In tho blood throw the H
system out ot baluncc, whan tho weakest part
of the Individual, Incapable to net energetical H
ly. both positively and nogntivoly, booomes In IH
flamed and congested. This "weakest part" ILnnni
may bo tho liver, tho lungs, ortho kldnoys. nd LbbbbI
if tho inflammation abovo mentioned is allow '
ed to settlo for uny length of timo tho conges- H
tlon, like a stnenunt pool, will undergo fer- H
mentation or incipient decay. Spontaneously H
with fermentation the mlcrobo develops and
bacilli aro generated for tho express purpoia
of feeding on tho decaying surfaces, whloh U
would othcrwlso poison tho individual with '
llghtnlng-llko rapidity. This position is amply
proven by facts In the dissecting room, where H
inadvortcht scratches, coming In contact with l
a corpse, havo cost many a physician hts Ufa. H
To destroy microbes, thorefore. is tho most U
unnatural nnd unscienttrio method of combat-
lng disease Tho cause, as shown, lies deep-
CURES I
can only rationally bo effected by so seasoning ' M
tho blond with the active principlo ot light, M
abovo alluded to (for ozono Is nothing else,
and tho octlvo vital principle is nothing else), "'saaaai
that it carries its Iieuling influences into tho 'Lnnnn!
recesses of evory glund. and enables the '
latter to becomo toned up in due time end
cast off all M
DISEASE I
in accordance with natural law. This Is tho , M
true theory of the law ot health anddlsoasa. l
and to you, eontlemon, falls tho mission ot so '
enlightening your readers that they all caa M
intelligently grasp its saving possibility. Thia
mighty truth exposes the utter fallacy ot all
tho oxisting schools of praotlco in flrst dlsg- , ,
nosing this, that or tho othor form of tho urns ' '
disease, and then prescribing this, that or the M
other particular romody that may happen at
that particular timo to bo in popular favor.
Any human being thoroughly seasoned wita M
HELMER'S BI-OZONE GU1E
may fearlessly expose himself to all forma ot J
contagious disease without any danger of oom M
taminatlon. "'Il
In conclusion. I ropeat M
THERE IS BUT ONE DISEASE,
and tho doctor who, after this, will use the M
plural of tho word or spoik of "a complice- M
tlon of dlsoases," Instead ot "a complicated M
disease," is an ignoramus, though having a M
cart load ot diplomas and a yard string ot fl
mystorlous Initials altor his distinguished M
name. M
PILLS, H
POWDERS.
AND POTIONS H
MUST CO! H
The era of progress will relocate all coarse M
mineral and vogetablo poisons to the antlatw M
ry's shelves, and rational medication, H
CONCRETE SUNLIGHT,
the ultimate of all prlmarlos, whether in mln- M
oral orvegetablo disguise introducod scion. H
tlllcally Into tho blood by means ot the air cells M
of tho lungs, will mark this brilliant nndtrl- M
umphant epoch our fln-tle-sloclo. Whether H
younownruconsorvatlvo (ot error) or liberal H
(dlssomlnutor)will rodouud to your own shame tlannns
or credit You cortalnly will not feel elated H
when onco my ads. in your papor toko tho lead fl
otyourcdiloriuls. Plcauoglvo ,
HELMEH HIS DUE! HH
WHAT IS A1Y DLEf 'H
Simply that you credit mo with tho sincerity M
duo an indefatlgablo piononr In the right dl M
rcctlon. Hcrotoforo I have offered you a M
chance to try my tonic. M
Aro younf raid to try becauso I stated that .
Iil-Ozonc. as an antiseptic, is elxty.fourtimes
stronger than carbolic acid? Whllo this is
porfoctlytruo.lt is also no loss truo that you
can put this coucontratod solution into your M
mouth with porfoct safety and feel not aa M
much Irritation as it you put salt wutor or dl- BH
luted vinegar there. Head M
"A FLOOD OF LIGHT" S
on tho subject. B
FIIEE BY MAIL. SB
ONE THIAL FItEE I NO FHEE SAJirLEB I jjM
N. I1LLMFR, Haunraeturing Chemist, M
822 Broadway, S, E. Corner 12th St., fl
Tako Elevator. NEW YOM. ifl
New Maaunessst fur Oca, Craut. HI
Brooklyn veterans have stalled a movement HH
for tho erection of an equestrian monument of ESI
fieu. Grant In that city, and nt the next most- feeV
lug of tho Board or Aldermen a resolution will tH
be prcsoiited .taking that permlsslou be given bUH
for the nlnalngof thn niiinument In the plaza
on Bedford avenue, IWgcn ttrcot, and DeHn
street, iipimsllu the Union League (Hub. On
the next biithiloynf (ten. Ornut a dinnerwlll
bo given at tho Union League dui. nt which
something ih'llnito will be dona In the matter.
From eatliniltert already received front bculp-
tors Ward und Partridge, tho cost of the men- 1
umont. It Is thought, will be about tW.OOO.
Spare Pearline H
Spoil the Wash Rj

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