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, TTTE SUN, TftPHSDAY, MARCH 2, 18M mmmm j.
IiflUCT AT MINNEAPOLIS. ,jr.r. kkfohh inn mrrva- ir. iitaovk or KMMNM t. M it- WW MA """ "' Trl Mill Ara. MM ( rMinM Bjr m th . . ejte '' stleeitew Bfaeh T.,.rTkere'e Ahr aw4r M,xr.rvct.r. Mreh 2a-ThTltt of Oot. v "ri,y to MlBBoll to-day aearly re eved th wh,n tB "-"anal KPab H,tn ( otiventlnB was held hr. Th hotel wtrs ttirongd end local Bthitlasm had r,,en thoroughly aroused. Tickets of admls .1 n to h Exposition Hll In theeTealag ,ommnJe-l larg " OT' McKIbUt eme h.r. to addree th annual (meeting of tha -tat'' I cagut of Hepubllceu Club. Thara irrst lesst 2.000 delegateeon hand. When th tinlg f,.r the mtlng drew naar. In pit of tha fct tha. tha hall aceonmodataa 8.000 people. ' "' hlJ bn ,10ke- ,or -"-" (Iot MtKlnlar arrlTod In the cltr at 8:35 A. V An "ec " had mat him at Chicago. At 8k Ml It rrtr weie iolnad by Oot. Nelson. Lieut -06 ClMV nJ adoren othar dignita tis The party was eeorted to tha Waat Hotol tr h -.iniveraltir student 0Gt strong. -hoiavothoir college yH and sasg eollg . net In tha vnlog. aa rly aa 7 o'olook nu the lr: b""11 t0 '" ,n, aattMa e tlon Hattl ProeeBalOB that eortd O.ot McKln'.ar at 8:30 o'clock oonalatad n ;S veterans of tha Union Leagua, th.Hambanu Club, and I nlraraltr atudanta. vhfnlh, I ..position Hall waa reeohed thara I , outelde a Taat eooeourse of people, who W? .-reeled (Iot. MoKlnlar with great cheering aa hi rl through tha llnaa arm In arm with (il., Salion. At ha antarad tha ball thara was'a'seSBB of wild ent huslasm. which laatad ur.tu tha platform was reached. Otf. Xelson received an oration aa ba ama f. r'wjrJ to Introduce tba apaakar. Ha waa htl, in hn remark, but waa eeTeral time In H i...'riii t"l wt'h applauaa. whloh waa trsmen- H doiiwhn ha Intimated that Oot. MoKlnlar IP wai llkelr to ba tba next Republican Presiden ts Ua! nominee. It waa 9 o'olook when Oot. Mo- B Klnltr came forward. He pck an hour and K a half, nthulastie acrlauae ocourrlng fre- iinnt!r. Here are eztraou from hie apeecb : B The lmoeratle tartr won In 1802, aa In B tteff cotiteit elnce the war In which It hue B turiwdad. br a campaign of profuie and gilt. ti-rlng promisee. It now etanda demoralised on the Raid of performance, and baa eo far B anna Ir 'ailed to redeem a single pledge It B made to the people. It haa been tor mrinr sal yara fltuouncioB the tariff beraute some men H be. m rleh under Its operations and othera m poor Tha first rear of bemoeratlo control haa core.! nil that, and the preacrlotlon haa proved H culte at Active on the poor as tba rich, for It M (' ii "lv ! them all In a common lose. What B atvaatation and dlatresa have been wrought to 1 atiaelerear: H To add to the perplexities of the situation H nr.rttr the menaie of free trade, the Wilson H till which recentlr passed the House of Kep- rttentstlves end is now In the hand of thelBen- 1 st propotss ostensibly to reduce the revenue 1 f 7t!,wiuuu The real decrease would event- B sslly. sner we beoame more and mora lmpov- trlthcd, be far greater. This Is at a time whan the expenses of the Government far ex H I (red Its receipts, and when br reason of such a condition the Secretary of the Treaaury haa been compelled to sell f5o.000.000 of Oorern- tntot bonds with tha belief In many Quarters that this Is but tha begin nlng of bond Issuing to relieve the dally wanu of the Government. Tha sum of $7ti.00O.oO0 which It Is proposed to H surrender of the revenue, is more than one H third ot the entire sum received from customs Is the latt fiscal year. This reduction In made H upon the theory of the Democratic free traders that It will relieve the paopla ot burdensome H taxation. Whether it doee or not depends. awl Hut ol una thing we are certain ; Itlhas relieved the ptople of employment, of work, of wages, H ot pretptrity, and of plenty, and some of them of their homes. The blessings of good wages. good priest, and good times are more to be rie- sirsdthaB the proposed relief from so-called " burdensome taxation." buoh a relief la no reliaf. H Our. JasKlnler reviewed tba history of our ttrtet larfsatlon and then continued: H Tin Wilson bill Is no Uka snr of tba early tsrltf measures, but ta one In which the H changed condition ot the country and its mar H vtilous growth and development are utterly H lesored and forgotten. As It passed the Houne II hen for Ita foundation principle free raw material. Its authors argued that with free H coal, free Iron ore, free lead, and free wool H tits manufacturers of the United btates would H ba placed on an equality with tha manu- lecturers of free trade countries, and we.there- (ore, could not only retain our own markets nut control the markets of the world." Hated spon this argument, whloh I believe to ba falte. they declared that with these great prl- usry products tree we would have steady tin H plorment for all the worklngmen ot the coun H try at good wages. And so In this form the bill pstsed the Democratic House of Ilepre- tentatlves and is now the dread subject of an- grr contention In the Democratic Senate. H ran examination of the bill br the Demo- H srstic members of the Finance Committee of H the Kenate evidently convlncee them that Mr. tVllmn's bill and his argument in support of the tame are alike based upon false principle. bo cusl noes back to the tariff list. Iron ore to B the t: itf list, and lead to tha tariff list, leaving frss wool alone, the only rroJuot of agricul- turs. to support the false theory of tha House bllL I hsve looked with some degree) of care sal through the bill. I flad aotblBg but Irritation K and enk-ravation to the great industries of tha B country No Interest suffer by It morese- vertly then agriculture, and labor of all kinds stsmi to have been singled out ae Its foremost victim. I have examined It carefully to find K someae'iion. paragraph clauss or hue remov B Ing the "great burden of tariff taxea from tha shoulders of the people." about which we have heard so much for so many years from the m I'en.orrath' orators and have read so freauant W Ir in I emoeratic newspapere and platforms. hat I hsve been unsuccessful in finding any such provision, it Is true that sugar an aril els ol prime neceeMly to every boueehold and which the law of lttaj made free to tbe people. I teen tariffed at from 1 to 1 4-10 cants par sound, every cent of which will be paid by the loaiumera of the lotted btates. But, doubt- leti in compensation for this added burden of inward ut tou.0oo.000, and because of it. they B lowered the tariff on tobacco and have ex K tcui-.l thu londed period for the warehous- Us of whlsksy end given to tha dletlllere . hl ysre In whloh ta pay tha tax. They have reetored tha tariff on ooal, but then. ii. fairness, thsy should ba credited wltii tieving taken the tariff off of dla E mon '.. They reason that the manufaoturere era !sw. forgetting tbat the workmen H srt m,iuy They look to the Interests of Im- porere. Ignoring the farmer, and oblivious to E Jin (act that the agrlculturlet Is everywhere. S 'heir I Ijwx are directed against the welfare ef the maaaee of the people, but from them the I eountrr will ret hear, for this Is etill a govern- ten; f the pvopls, and the popular will hae eir-a!i ii:trae I them for political overthrow. 'dor. ,: D-liev thai the true interests of thi pouih. nor of any other seotion of the country. he In ti.e dir-ction of free irale. nor of the lereuue tariff legislation proposed by this .'egress. a 'Its present position and action of tha Dam-o-ratli. It-aters on lutnrnal taxss is i scullsrly --- :; . out one. They araso iletarmlned to erea. .lowu the protective eystem that thsy sri ,,i.c In rssort to Internal taxes, whloh Bait i, en opposed not only by every Demo srati' national -.'imloietration preceding the Present otis.lrom Jackson's lo Buchanan s. fcut !sit.i at a matter if principle by every other Mm i, i .u:ion faderal. aati-Federai. Whig er i.eijt.tetiO. In our hutory The only ex- .,.- ih resort to euch taxation haa been tnen .real eilcen. lea el actual war. 1-awe irnpotiuM iitsrusl taxss have alwaye been re Bsael aa rapidly k. such exicenelee dlsap rel and liavs never before been ssriously pr L,uae I :u timus of profound t eaoe. heme of '"" s Democrat! leaders who during sni a c,usut to the war. si od In Gongrees s asktuK and voting against lateroal taxea ii an lueoine Ux. aie found to-day heartily lavorin,; itmai liiey ware unwilling to adopt ie n, eth da ef taxation when It waa nsces ssr. t0 pre-arva tho (lovs.nmeot and tha flag -i tl -i .re wllliii- to adopt tham now ae a -uea-n ol tisaaiuu d.rn thepatrlotie principle oi I rot. u , undrr which the North aud tha : , ,'i '"1 -Vlsite -outn. have enjoyed wC .u"-4,4he'ed -roeosritr and have at ainsd t-ch marvalloua dovolopment - icKinley examined ihe various acta of C".re.i re.ating to internal taxes. Baeoa-as-ei the provision of the Wilsoa bUl re--'--, '.ne l.ac.p.oeity Causa" He coa- t.L.e . ''' i retail for tbe propoaed till is net to te .i-.ro revenue Tlis de laratlon ol Ite I ' -i-d th II uss cemuiitt.e Is tbat it tai fit iV .''' re'euue. The asms effort at i ... . """ -1" baan repeatedly mads in it! i, "''" f hmd a surplus revrnue lu t . u . rnJ.'. lBe l-reaant law was adequate a. I the etpeuaea vf the (iuferument J'u.im.at ,uni for th flttt two ,ttj , ,' ,.', ' s operation. During no i l i V,klr'J,Bl Hsrrlsou's Admlnlatr " rece.nts fsll below the expenses i , , ""'ertiraeat. ead wbeu l'rssldeat Ha. - user while Lis AdsaiBUtra keirin';,.li . tbaa ai.0oo.otj of , ' : '' ,ua fterest ol lbs uellouel debt. Li B.i ,r'? ?l" l0 " Administration i tv. . .d,J, h im arplie ef upwerd of e a.uu.. . uw. maudiug tbe reeerve fuad. wkdcla tjadar th Ranuhllean policy had never been eaerchd upon. If tber Is dot anongh revenue now. ft la ha 'iee the propoeed change of poller he had the effect of diminishing It The proposed poller has not only disturbed domeetln trade but the Import trade. The raaaon (he reve nues are leaa under the preeent Administra tion Is because Importation" are less and tba Importations are lass because our people boy eee cf foreign good, mst as they are now buying less of domestic goods, also owlagto thlr pecuniary dietraaa. and all this Is because their Incomes and wages have been either out off or greatlr reduced. You cannot have large Importations perma aentlr unless the people are prosperoue. and the more prosperous they are the larger tha Importations. When home prosperltr la re tarded importations sre cheeked and rave rues diminish; hence the etrhtly revenue tariff can never be depended upon In en emer gency. Importations are reduced by the net that the party in power la pledged to decree. a the duties Those whoothorwlse would Import Koods are Influenced not to do (o now because the present Administration la committed to the policy of lowering the duties from a pro tective to a revenuo basis. Merchants will not Import woods at a H) per cent, rate when the ilovarnment a pledged to a oil per rent, rate, aor can home manufacturers produce with safety under such conditions. Importers will wait for the lower duties, and while so walling Importations will necessarily decline, as they Are now declining, with tha inevitable result, which w now see. of greatly diminishing rev enues. The Government requires large annual In come to meet its current expanse. Thl oaa only he secured by taxation. Some form of taxation to provide necessary revenu I In enarabln to nil Oovernment. It must either ba direct or tariff taxation. We must either tax ourselves and our property, our land and our investments, oi we niu. t tax the products of other nations seeking a market here. The latter method I resorted to by all notions and has been our chief mean of raising revenue since the Government wa founded. We have both srstem In operation In thl country. The bulk of our revenue comes from tariff taxea. and the remainder I secured br taxing Plrlts and tobacco, which of tha long list are tba only war taxes remaining. ; The advocates of tariff taxation are divided Into two aohoola. Both schools believe in rais ing public money by a tariff, and only differ a to the k Ind of tariff to accomplish this purpose. One school, the Democratic school advocate a tariff tor revenue only: the other, the lie publlcan achool. adroeatea a tariff for revenue and alo protection. A revenue tariff has bo othar aim or purpose and disclaims every other save revenue. A protective tariff, while raising all needed revenue, Is ever mindful tbat tba taxes imposed hall be upon those foreign product which will most encourage domestln production and rest moat lightly upon tha consumer. The revenue tariff Is unmindful of the develop ment and prosperity of our country. The pro tective tariff, while having revenue and the neede of the Treasury always In view, ctaadlly keeps In mind our own Industries and the oc cupations of oar own people. A revenu tariff seeks oat articles of prima necessity, o ten such ae we cannot produce in our own country, and mskes them the subject of taxation. The Senate haa just Introduced an amendment to the Wilson bill which is a striking illustration of a revenue tariff. It take sugar, an article which enter Into every man' household, and which for the most sart we do not produce at home, from tbe free list and places It upon the dutiable list. A revenue tariff will raise rev enue for a time at least, bat It Is Inadequate to encournge, promote, and protect production In our own couatrr. Got. MoKlnley proeented at length the usual arguments In favor ot a protective tariff. He then said: Th Administration and Congress are with out compass or rudder. Before they have ao compllshsd anything while they sre yet wrangling about what they will do the peo ple have become eo dleaatlslled a to burn with Impatiance for an opportunity to re pudiate them. A goneral election was never before o much tlesird a now. and noverso much needed. The altogether too common idea that there la in fact little difference be tween the two partiee, end that tha country will prosper equally well whichever mar be In power, haa been completely exploded by one years trial of the Democratic party. That difference haa been shown to be so vast a to 111! tbe country with astoninhment It Is a greater question than who shall hold the offices. In fact, it has l.een demonstrated that the success of one party or the other means alt the difference between national happiness snd prosperity and national discontent and distress. 10,089 a. yiticKAT r.SRoj.i.Kn. lroa:reee or tba He-ortraalsatloe ta aTrowklrvaJ Disgusted ateamblleaae. The reorganization of the regular Democrat In King county began on Tuesday night, when the enrollment of voters In each of th election districts was begun. Tha total en rollment for the first night was 10.068. which ta considerably In excess of tha entire enroll nient recently carried out under the direction of the anti-snap Committee of One Hundred. The enrollment wascontlnun 1 Ins: night snd will be brought to a elose to-night, l.x-itegis-ter Hugh McLaughlin and Ins lieutenants are scrupulously abstaining from interfering In any way with the work of re-nrganlzation. There are eigne ot Itepubllcan dieintegra tlon In Brooklyn. Alderman Kelutz called upon Mayor Hchieren yesterday and told him tbat tbe masses of the Itepubllcan voter were disgusted with the treatment received by them under tho new administration. Although all the departments with one exception were un der Itepubllcan duels, th men who did the hard work In Ithe campaign had all been left out In the cold, he said. The Alderman warned the Mayor that the organization would fall to plecee unless paironag was more freely dis tributed to the working clamant. The Mayor told htm that he would not interfere In any way with his Commissioner la lb manage mant of their depart menta. The Kreubile.ee Wait R..le for (JJeaater. BrjunjtaHXM. Ala. March I'M. Until to-day It wa not apparent why th Eastern Repub lican war patting up money to aid Kolb'a Stat canvass, but the Demoorsts say they hav discovered the reason. The Bepubllcans want Kolb elected to Morgan' place in the United btatee Hanate. and they dsslre more to elect a majority in the Legislature than to elect Kolb Governor. A majority of antl-Dem-ocratlo Legislators means Kolb's election. Kolb party nominees to the Legislature ac knowledge that they propose to vote for Kolb for benator. Weel. heeler L'eBStr'B Republlrae Vlrlerv. Wiiitb Pi-tiN. March 28. A a result of th election throughout Westchester county yes terday tbe Board of Supervisor stand 17 Re publicans to 10 Democrat, which I th first tlm the political complexion of tbe Board hae changed in fifteen years 1 lis Republicans gained on tbe local tickets In ever town la the county. It ts believed that U. w. Davenpuit, the newly elected Supervisor of New Uochelie. will be the next Chairman, and John I'. Moran. a trusted lieutenant ef Judge llobertaon and real estate speculator of White I'lsins. wtll se cure the clerkship. teien.l.eJ br lb Fablae Ilea Tammany men. with their wlvs and daugh ters, swarmed In th spacious hall of tba Lyceum Opera Houss. In East Fifty eighth street, last night, to njujr aa entertainment and reception given under the auspices of tha Fabian Union Club. About 1 500 i eople were present. After the programme by the Fabian mtnatiels there was dancing followed by an elaborate supper Among those present were Mayor Gltroy, Michael T Daly, Conitutsstoner of I'ubllo Works: Morris F. Uslahan. and Col. John A. OookerllL aviverewet Judg McAdam ha granted absolute di vorce to Natti lireenbaum from Bernard Greenbauui. to Mary Weber from Anton W -bar. and to David Teuhner from Roll Tenhner, and Judge I'ryor has granted an absolute di vorce to Jaiuee T Wilson from Annie Wilson. Judge Giegorloh of the Court of Common Plea yeeterdav granted Mra. Myra Wadnian tlisj counsel feet and 10 per week alimouy. pending trial of bar suit for separation Mlettea lei. .a IClectlua SMBrere laSlsle J. Th Grand Jury of Richmond county yester day morning banded up lndlctmenta agsinst Thomas u'Nslll aud Edward Doyle, election loapector In th Ninth district of Middiatowu. at th election held laet fell. Tbe epeeifle charge against them was the ejectment of Adrian Fuuvk a Mugwump Inspector, front the booth. I'ach waa held In $1 iJi ball for trial t the May term of th i ouri of Oyr and Terminer, liutu are Democrat. a gkir ateaetee i Weeik. A fir occurred early yctrdar moraiag la Simon Liebartnan'e barn oa the l'ateraon plank road, beceucua. Tbe bara contalaed a'ghty cewssnd a large quantity of bar and fsed. Liebartuan and bla family were aroused by tbe bellowing of the cow, but th (lame had gained e much headway that It was im poesTble to check them- The cow wer all i oat.d te death. The lues is $U.0uo. D Hbeaes la lie I Bleks l a Ucfaleaulee. The accounts ol Bookkeeper lloughiou ef the iientauk Club In Brooklyn, who recently disappeared have beea overhauled and show aib.iUi.ul '?'-:" , sulevriptln laper lavitiag a contribution ol lu Horn . h ol the 60 uisuii-e.e lo make good the loee. baa been posted la the club bouse e .... . -. tae shore u 'J '!' as.iaer Steu.t.r ne? seay wsee e e ..la ecus lias karri, a - v. Uui b leaner "-ae- J a; t LIVE WASHINGTON TOPICS. A riMII COTKMB mir.r, ttinnnvcwn at mm iKitjir. HlwlB AwsNtwr eswlav Has a Dlsaareewiaat With eerelary Carlisle aa ateevg etaewhr'e Haaewa Biter flriae Hill tn He rsvsrsMf Stewart. Taaag I.agtee r Ibe ntatea tataad Aerdesay fteeeir.e br tke ri.tti-ii la Ike Kaet laeeas. Waswrwrmvsr. March 38. -Several very Im portaat projects war brought before tha Hanate to-day, on which, however, action waa deferred. They embraced a free silver coinage bill. Introduced by Mr. Stewart (Rap.. Nbt.I: a joint resolution declaring tha a yton -Bulwer treaty to ba no longer In force. Introduced by Mr Dolph (Rp..Or. l. and a Han ate resolution, offered br Mr. Feffer (Pop.. Kan. '. Instructing th Finance Committee to report a bill repealing all law that anthorlz th issue of bonds or other interest-bearing obligation ot th Government. Th House joint resolution snthorlrlng th rscslpt la th Hub-Trasury la Nw York ef th $0,740,000 th proceed ef the ssls of tbe Cherok Out let, wa passed. The resolutloa which was offered by Mr. Sherman (Ilp.. Ohio) last weak as tn the simu lation of stiver coins by coins of eijunl weight and fineness, and a to whether there Is any exldlng law to permit such counterfeiting, wee taken up and agreed to after a short dis cussion. Then the famoue MoOerrahnjt claim bill came before the Senate aa the urTnnlshed business, and was discussed up to the hour of adjournment, when It went over without ac tion. Th House to-day expressed, by a vote ot 140 to 101. Mr. Burrows changing his rot to move a rconsldoratlon. It opinion that Charles F. Joy was not elected to the seat h bold a a lleprsentatlve from the Eleventh district of Missouri. But on motion of Mr. Springer to lay on the table Mr. Burrow' motion toreoonstder. the quorum disappeared, and the House adjourned without seating Mr. O'Neill, the contestant for Mr. loy's seat. Tbe division waa generally along party lines, but the following Democrats voted with tbe Ite publlcan In favor of Mr Joy: Messrs. Hrran, Cooper of Texas, Deatraond of Missouri, lum pily I verett. tirlflln. Hell of Missouri. Morgan of Missouri. Moans. Outhwalte, Ityan. and tuba ley. The Populists generally withheld their vote, but Mr. MoKelgan added bla to th Itepubllcan column. Before entering upon the consideration ot the O'Neill-Joy case, which was done under an order from th Committee on Rules, limiting debate to two houre and making th Hliborn Kngllsh ce from tbe Third district uf Call lornla the next businsss, under the (am limitations ot debate, the House passed a few private bills, also a Mil tn authorize persons required to give security to the United State to tarnish th bond of approved guarantee and security oompaulea, properly Incorporated. When tha Legislative Appropriation bill comes before tha House an amendment will b offered providing for tha abolition of the sugar bounty and tho placing of all grades ot ugsr, rsw and refined, on the Ire list- A bill to this effect was introduced on the tnh Inst, by Mr. Mollae of Arkansas. Mr. Malta ald at that time that his purpose was to provide for the foregoing result in th event that the Tariff bill failed to becom a law. or in the further event that action upon It should be unusually long delayed. Mr. McRae felt that every Dem ocrat In the Houae. excepting tioealbly thosa who represent sugar district, would rote for th bill, and that no doubt certain llspubllcan would bs similarly disposed. Ilia Dili went to th Way and Means Committee. T here it wilt 11 indefinitely, aa tho committee have no In tention of reporting uch a measure as long a there I any probability of the Tariff bill becoming a law. Other members of the House, who entertain view similar to those of Mr. Mcltae, have BBBOuneed their Intention of seek ing the end prop s -.1 by Mr Mela . by offering an amendment to Hie I .oglsl at i ve Appropriation bill. Mr. Warner of New York favors such an amsndment- He said to-dav that there was no question thst It could be placed as a rider on the Appropriation bill by a very largo majority of rotes. Speaking of hi resolution. Introduced In th Senate to-day. to abrogate tba Clayton- Bulwer treaty. Senator Dolph said: "Tbe Introduction of thl resolution does not Indicate any opposition on my part to the Nlo araguan Canal : on the contrary, 1 am In favor of It. Wbnevr w have mnde an attempt to do anything In thl or similar matters, thl trsaty arlsss like a bugbear to confront us. The treaty la not In force and never ha boen. i treat Britain haa violated It time and again, and I bellove that we ought, by legislation, to set It aside and abrogate it entirely. Then we can go ahead with theee projects untram melled by any conventions of this sort. ' Among the New York arrival here to-night were Postmaster Dayton. Oscar Straus, and Hugh H. Thompson. Postmaster Dartoa Is here to consult the Government oOlolals about certain improvements at the New York Post i mice. He will eall on the Supervising Architect of the Treasure Department to-morrow to urge promptness In the construction of the new closet for letter carriers in the down town office, lie will also seethe Postmaster General about establishing an additional sub station up near Central Park, to be known a Station V. He will alto see 'he First Assistant Postmester-Ueneral about the reorganization of tbe supply department, by which he expect to produce a aavlnglto the (iovernment of about $10,000 annually. While hare he will call upon Senator Murphy an I urge him to took after the tiJ,0oo appropriation for the New York Poet Office which Bepresentatlve Dunphy had Inserted In the Sundry Civil Appropriation bill when tbat measure wa before the House. 1 x-Collector Magon of New Y'ork, repre senting silk manufacturer, was at th Treas ury Department to-day aad had an Interview with Aaslstaat Secretary Hamlin in regard to paragraph 417 of free list of the pending Tariff bill. He contended that this p'uacraph. na now framed, would permit of all the abuses out of which grew the famous hat-trimming cases In whloh the Government lost millions of dollars of revenue. The parag'aph leta la free " hat linings compoaed in whole or in part of silk, satin, or cotton, u lion cut in tnecsa not exceeding 1-xl'l inches .r Ovio inciiu-.' anil other similar goods. Mr. Magone showed parasols, reticules, dress trimmings, rapes. undertaken' trimmings, ladies' liats. ., mad of good ot th prescribed sire. The same goods. It Is said. If imported by the piece or for any other purpose, are dutiable. Trsat ury experts are considering the subject with a view to making recommendation to protect tbe Government revenue. The total number of fourth-class Postmaster appointed to-day was fifty-one. of which twenty-seven were to fill vacancies caused by resig nations and death. Among the appointment wer tb following for New York Mate. verett Butler, at Oram Mllla. Delaware county, vie Tbeo.lore abater, rerauve.l. '. A. i.e. at l .te Dela ware. 1'elaware eounij, vice Kebert JacSioo. remeved; 11. Vtrl.l.l at Lyudoaville. Orleans county, vice ik A W.lortoury, retnovei Ko' ert Vtalali. at Scitlvlua, Mearoe cuuaty. vice b. H. ale, nut. renamed: alarkam Miermaa. at l alirvuu !. Iimi Suuutr. vice M 1. Aiiei. reelsue 1 Cyrss fiallleea. l M eil Paveuyuit, Delaware suasty. vice W. U. olff -ru. removed. The Senate ha confirmed th following nomination of 1'oslmastars in Now York Stat: A. J Aubrey, luiton; D. W Adams, Sherman; W. H. Cotton. Union Snringa: II. W. Rose. Iieneeee: N. A Seymour Mount Murrls Also tbe nominations of Henry Bohl, to be United btates Marebal for tie Southern Dis trict of Ohio, and Harlan Clsveland. United States Attorney tor tbe Southern District of Ohio. The New York and Hudson River Bridge bill, Ictroduced ytrday by llprsntatlv 1 un pbyot Nw York a a substitute for the bill bow oa the calendar, wa today order l to I e favorably reported by the Moure Commerce . om iniuee. The committee also agreed to re port favorably two bridge bills, one for a bridge aeroae tbe Niobrara River, near Nio brara. Neb., and another acroaa the Columbia River, between tbe btates of Washington and Oregon. Secretary Hrbrt received a cable message this morning announcing th arrival of the cruiser Nw York at Bahla yesterday and say ing tbat she would leave for th north to-day. No reply was mad, a It is understood that th vessel stopped tor ooal and will await fur ther orders at bt Lucia The New York haa only made 710 miles sinoe she left Rio four date ago. and at the am rat of sue 1 will But teach bt. Lucia lu less than two week. Acting on legal advice. Assl-tant Secretary Hamlin has JeoldsJ that Zola book. " l. Terrs ' t" which admission wet denied as in decent, does not com within th prohibited ). 1 hi oOslal aBBouocmat was mad at th Treeeurv thl afternoon Mr. J. ft I rawlsr. Sixth Auditor of th Tieasuir Dei eitu-eut. today tndrd his res Iguall UIO the I roa.leot lo t.tITct upon th all ointment and qualiflcatl u of hie eucce. sor Mi. I.rawb la acitlzen oi Meadville Ta.. is a lawyer tr profession, and wa ppoiatd Audito. April 1" Icci ;. Tbe potill. n pare .laaj per aunuiu. No action as rst has been taken ou hie resignation and It .a iioiauovvu when ii a ill I accepted " This le the flrt promit-ent official at pointed by tb preul Adttiiois ral'ou who haa reelgu ad. Ilia reaiataatiea u uudeisie d to nave Bee forced iwi some lime iet tn relation jl lb iUu Auditor and bscietaxy Carlisle - haws act been pleasant, aad tx weekv age there was quit a sceae batweea thetn fa Sec retary Carllsle'e room. Secretary Csrllsle haa not been Impreesed with Mr. Rrawlay' x tlv capacity; the work of the Sixth Auditor- ofTic Is far behind; the methods employed were not buslnaasllk. aad PoattpaaUr Gen eral Bleeell. Secretary Carlisle, and tha Prssl dent. a stated la these deapateaa six wk go. eama to the conclusion that a change was necessary In the office. Mr. Brawler called at the Treasury IJenartmeBt yesterday aad for mally tsndered his reslgnatloe. The Sixth Auditor's office audita all the accounts of th Pest Office Department. It la th larteat auditor's office In the Treasury, sad I a Urge aa the entire Agricultural Irspsrtment A party of young ladles from th Btstea Island Academy wore at th W bit House to day paying their respect to the Presides, They came to Washington on ths first Royal Blue Line train to cross the new bridge over the Arthur Kull. They were accompanied by a number of their relative and friends ar.d til party numbered nearly two hundred. They were on a lghtlag expedition, and In th original programme It was eald thst a royal reception would he given them by Preal dent Cleveland As tbs President Is suffering from rheumatic gout. It wa thought that he would hav to ask to be excused : in fact, that feature of the programme waa supposed to hare been abandoned. Thl morning they learned with gratification that the I resident would receive them la th last Room. Whsn Mr. Cleveland limped Into the Fast Room he found a large garnering of particu larly attractive young ladlss, ana be probably regretted that he had not ' primped up" a lit tle. He had evidently eome from the Execu tive workshop or a lounge, for he wa attired in a rather nnbeeomlngcostum. and, as sev eral of lite ladle remarked, he looked posi tively untidy. Before his recnt attack of float, when he appeared In the Fast Hoom lo lold formal or informal receptions tbe Presi dent Invariably wor a frock coat, closely buttoned, and well-fitting trousers and shoes. To-day h wa dressed Just as a man would be when lounging around In a elck room mourning an attack of gout. Hi lore foot wa encased In a black cloth slipper or shoe, his gray trousers ware well worn and bagged fear full r at the knees while hi short sack coat showed distinctly the affects of frequent office wear. He limped perceptibly and struggled he roically to overcome the twinges of gout while the staten Island ladlee were paying their re spects. They realized that he wa making an effort to plae them, aad they gracefully ac knowledged tbe compliment. Tbey returned to Staten Island this afternoon. The fate ef the Bland Seigniorage bit) was the leading subject of gossip about tha floor of the House before the meeting of that body to-day. The friends of the measure had a new story to tell. This was that Sscretarles Oreshsm and Smith had overcome the objec tions of the President to the bill, and he had decided to sign It This story gained ground rapidly, and members who were responsible for It were eagerly sought and plied with ques tions to It correctness. Thssntl-sllver metr bere took no stock In the story, snd held firmly to their opinion that a veto would roach th House by to-morrow. No member could ba found, however, who had eeen the President and could state definitely what cours b would Uka. TIIK HKW CB IH MSB TREAT T. Reported Faverevblr the fJewate WHhowt Aaaewelsaeat. Wartukoto". March IN. It was the unex pected tbat happened In th executive ssssloa of the Senste thl sftaraooa. Th general Im pression was, when th meeting of the Com mittee on Fnralgn Halation adjourned shortly after boob, that bo action had been agreed u pen In relation to th Chin treaty. Never theless, when theSeaate subsequent ly met la executive session, ths treaty was favorably re ported to the Senate without amendment, and went to the Executive calendar Mr. Dolph ot Oregon wa th only member of th committee opposed to th terms of th treaty, but con siderable antagonism will be found among Senators not on the committee. Final action will not ba speedy, aa many amendments will be offered, tho Pacific coast Ssnators being de termined to secure. If possible, the expunging of the debtor clause In regard to merchants. Mr. (nil called up the nomlnatlone made In connection with Florida appointments, upon which he proposes to wage wsr, but a oall of the Senate ehowlng tbat no quorum was pree ent. Mr. Call permitted the nominations to go over until Friday. Fire la the (sweat Wlaw of tbe Capital. WAHIUNCIT..V. March 2H.-At 2 r.O tb Senate lobbies began to fill with amok, aad imme diately all tha hallways were obscured In dark blue smoke that rolled through tba air flue and elevator shaft. There waa a fir la a room In the tin race used for the storage of waste taper. The room Is a strong one. with solid brick walls, and the fir waa extinguished without damage after much ol th waate pa per had been consumed. it was only du to th fact that th Senate chamber ha such an snormoutly high coiling and that th engineer promptly Increased tha si sod of hi ventilating fans that th chamber proper did not till up with the amok thai wa choking every one else about th building. A it was. the glas panels forming th celling were partly hidden by the smoke. Tbe marble room was kept partially clear by opening all the windows and using a forced draught. Junk men were removing the waate paper, aad the supposition is that one of them st fire to the waste by meaBS of either a cigar or pipe. Ob of the windoasln the terrace waa broka out to permit the ecp of smoke, which, owing to ft volume, drew quit a crowd aad created a shortlived sensation. i tin r i w i-t.tji (jo rt .Yt-'M. ttea. Sickle the Uurst er Iloeor al Leaser Mheabaa'a Club. Congresarnaa Daaiel 1'- Sickles earn en from Washington to attend ths reception tbe Psquod braves gav on Tuesday nlgbt at th club house. 301 West Twenty-fifth street Eight hundred Tammaaylta of the sew Thirteenth district were there to help Ladr John C Mieolian welcome him. Gen. Sickle made a twenty minute' speech na ths tariff and local politics. Th tariff muddle, he predicted, would be settled In June. He paid his compliments to tiiose who proposed to Investigate Tam many' methods of City government- Tba Jesuit of th present Investigating crusade would be the tarns as followed the onslaught of the Faasett Commute. Tarumanv would show hsrself to b honest und capable, aad tba Investigation would turn out a boomerang, t ivll Justice Stiner. CoL O. W. Gibbon, and Commissioner sheehan also mad epeechea Profession! fun makers gathered in tb club parlors after tbe spcechmaklng. and the noted l'equod punch that had not been terved before thl year lowed ugaln abundantly It wa brewed in a big barrsl aad Barred In chtBs howls aad proved aa comforting and myetsiious as ever Seventy uuarts f cham pagne wer part ol Its xhllarating ingredients. asKalVsM " Ltiat HKM fVtttK. YVl liluele Owouwle. or While I'l.lae Trleet to Uruei Uereeir. Mlnale Goodwin, a servant from Wblta Plains, who on March 'JO jumped Into tb last River, wa eomml'.Ud In tb Yurkvill Polios i our' yesterday afternoon, la S1.000 ball, to aue wer to a charge of attempted ul cide. lolicemsB Dunn said tbat tbe woman bad hung about tbe Twenty-third Street Ferry houss for aa hour, then sbs deliberately pushed the gate open, walked out on the bridge, ant stepped off. The gateman. Bruen. pulled her out of the water whsn shs came to the sur face and shs was sent to Bellevua Hospital a prisoner. Minnie explained yesterday that shs bad come from White Plains the aftsraoen aba jumped Into ih river Intending tovlsltafiioud In tireenpolnt. When she went to buy her tiekwt st the ferry she feuud that shs had left her pockelbook la the ear. whloh had already started oa Its return trip. She wa pnnllss. and it suddenly occurred to her that el. was Irisndlsss. too. Tbe thought completely over powered her. aad she decided to kill herself to to eecape the hardships thrsaleued by her uu avUbl uoudmou. Btaati Dewier. Urgaalae. The New York Fruit Fxehange received a communlcstiOB from Jam VYllliamcon. of A. Caron A. Co. of Nw Orlsans. rtrdy. stating that ths banana dealer had orgsaixad aa ex change in New Orlean to ragulat aad gov ern th sal of bananas. The new combina tion will be known aa the Tropical Fruit Im porters' Assoolat'.on of Nw OrleaB. A meeting of the New York Fruit Exohauge will be held ou baturday at 7b Park place lo decide upon a proposition to build an ex change building end to discuss matters rela tive to the amalgamation ol th vrlou asso ciations lu the fruit aud produce trade la this city. Te.ee Vvwaaea A asrasava. Jacob 11 y man. a psddlsr of iswslry who lived at HCI3 East l-'-d street, wa at to tb King county peuipsuilary lor oa yar aad flad .mo br Justl Goattiag la th I. Avsnu Folic Court. Williamsburgb. yesterday for obtaining $10 from Mra Aanl Duelling ot I 111 North Seventh street under false i reteacea 1 Hymen pasted a tree watch upoa Mra. Itueb ling for a gold una When he wa eirsetesi Lao oil. er women made ei tu liar cbet gee again at him. He wa aouulued oa Monday oa on of thus ohsrgea. but wa triad by another jury le.lei.lay ou Mi IWcbliag's CeUipuVlAll aud Jlwund guilty. THE ALBANY LEGISLATURE. mvnwifm mnr.i.r noMMHATKn mr tarn nKMovitAT run mcotttiT. Tb Haataw mil oaei., rnsM Avi tk lie Pawaeal la tk Steaal Tfc Nea-ysHleae Klrellww laeaveeteJVe mil Als taeaeeelt C'aaa rveaaike akeeatbtv. Ai.bawt. Marsh 2R-Th action of th Rs publlcsn s ueus last Bight In selecting a eaa dldate lor Ragar.t of th Stat l"nlvrslt y con tlaues to b th ubject of general dlouloB to-day. It seam that ths nomination of Father RrlTestsr Melons of Brooklyn was brought about br ths klndnsss of Mr. ITstt. Fathsr Ducsy Is a warm friend of Mr.' Piatt's. and at tha sam time a warm friend of Father Melon'. Th division In tha eaueu wa greatly on religions lines Catholle Bepubllcans Ilka Senator O'Connor refused to rot for Fathsr Malone. who was nomlnatsd by th rote of the Protestant Re publican. It wa reported that Archbishop Ireland favored the nomination of Father Ma Ion, and it wa alio reported that Archbishop CorrlgBB opposed the nomination. The Demo cratic cancu tbls aftcraoon nominated Ku gene Kelly of New York cltr. Th nnlr thr candidate waa Jam F. Trscsy of Albany, who rclvd tea rotes. There will b a Joint meet ing of the I.egltlaturs at boob to-morrow to eleot a Hegent. The Senate passed ths Haxton bill to maks mors stringent tbe. punishments for violation of ths Election law. This bill provides that It shall b a misdemeanor wilfully to defsc a rotlag booth, or to place a mark of Identifica tion oa a ballot, or to unfold a ballot bsfore tha closing ot th polls, or to obstruct a voter, or to go within tha guard rail unlaw fully, er ts enter a booth with a voter, or to allow any unauthorized pron to remain la a booth, or to brlb or try to brlb aar on, or to offer an Inducement to any par ion to proeurs a larg or a (malt rot In aar district. Thl laat provision 1 aimed at th offering ot prize, which wa don br Judg Dlvver and ona or two other political Isadsrs la Naw York. Th Non-partisan Election Inspectors bill was called UP la the Senste. Senator O'Connor said tbat h would accept the compromise bill, but that he preferred tha bill giving the power of deciding all disputes a t th regularity of party organizations to tha State Committee of the party. He said that ha would rather hare the State Committee pass on disputes than Justices of the Supremo Court It had al ready appeared that by th action ot euch Justices, a Judge Herrick of Aibnay, legal Inspectors could be prevented from serv ing, hy leaving the power In the courts the fourt could be used to defeat tho Intent ot ths aw. However, he would accept this, with tha hope of amending It in the future. Senator Cantor said that he regarded the de fect pointed out by the Senator a a grave de fect Senator Saxtnn said that everybody was agreed oa tbe principle of oon-partlsan elec tion boards, but the Assembly relused toglv tli power of deciding contests to ths respec tive state Committees. Tbe bill waa amsnded so as to take effect on July 1, and It waa then passed In the shape that It came from the Assembly. This light over the Non-partisan Election bill was a fight between the I'lnttand the anti Platt men. The Piatt men wanted all disputes to bs settled by tbe State Committee, winch Is controlled by Mr. Piatt. The entl-Platt mea wantei Inspectors appointed by that faction which bad been recognized by the laat Repub lican Btate Convention. The dispute presagss acontcst for the Ins: ectors next fall between the I'lstt and anti l'lntt organizations in Brook lyn. Buffalo, aad New York. Tbe Senate reported the bill to annex New Utrscbt to Brooklyn. The bill to establish a state Board of Under writer was recommitted in the Assembly. The bill to prohibit tbe display ot foreign flags and emblems over public buildings waa advanced to a third reading in tin Assembly. Got. Flower has vetoed the bill of Assembly man Sheffield, which was prepared by tbe New York City Civil Service Reform Association. la regard to actions by a taxpayer against a public officer. The bill was intended to reach Eubllo officials who paid the salaries of persons oldlng competitive positions, but had not passsd a civil servloe examination. In bis veto tbe Governor says: Under the present general law. the Attorney-General has ample power to protect the Interests of tbe State against any adverse action by its servants. I do not see the neces sity, therefore, for tbls legislation, and It might embarrass tbe State in tbe proper transaction of its business." Oot. Flower also vetoed Senator Coggeshall's Mil amending thu I'ubllo Instruction not. lu his veto the Gorrrnor says: " I do not think the partnership authorized brthe bill between academics and union free schools would ba desirable, and there 1 danger that It would lead to bad resulte." The i renesce River Dam Storage bill came up on third reading In the Assembly thl svcnlng. Mr. Alnsworth moved to strike out the enact ing clauss for an explanation He said that It provide for au expenditure of from bci,00o.(Hj0 to hixi.im.Hj. and that It was more for the benefit of Rochester than the State. No State officer approved it. and no friend ot the canal was In favor of It. Mr. 0Grady declared as false Mr. Alas worth's statement tbat no canal man favored the scheme. Ex-state Engineers Bogarr, Swee'. and Sohenck had reported in favor ot ir. It was also false that the storage scheme would sost $0,000,000. Mr. Alnsworth had said at the beginning of the session tbat he would ap prove of the bill. Mr. Alnsworth acknowledged that he had said he would make a small appropriation for a preliminary survey, not Knowing what the bill provided for. Mr. O'Oradr had not told him that a survey had been made. The bill was then lost by a vote of (14 to . Senator Coggethall Introduced a bill author izing savings banks to invest in btate or Fed eral bonds Issued within ten years previous to the passage ot thle act," on which there has not been a default of principal or Interest. also a bill providing that tho bonds ot eitles outside ths Stats shall cease to be a valid Investment when their in debtedness. less water debt end sinking fund, hall exceed 7 par cent of the lxble valuation. itir. II iraro COCXIY CABM. A Mr.l.iue Against tha Male Boar nil an. yatiere or lav 1. Ai.bant. March 28, A decision has been ren dered by Judge Edwards of ths Supreme Court ot tbe T bird Judicial District sgalntt the defendants In the motion to punish the members ot tbs Stats Board of Canvassers of 181)1 feV contempt la dlsrsgarding tbs order of the Court cf Appeals not to canvass ths My lod return In th Dutches couuty cat. Ths Judge says: Tbs proceeding It proieeuteu by privets psrtlet. It was Intttlute d by tbe relator li ublaln a writ of mau Catnat eummaDdlDg lbs Slats Boar! of rasreeeers to ultras era the Styled return, anil tbe cum of Appeaia tield that tber had tbe rittbi to invoke tbe ait .r tl e oourt it'e.'Ce es I si. flatlet si- set. Kite el si.. 120 h. V.. 4B) Tbs relatora bate a rlglil le Itave u,. Hi. lod rstura ttlerenarued and Ibe eeDvatellw or such re turn was au luiial- tuaui of tbat risttt Tl e d.eebedi euae of Ibe defes I tats dslealetl Hie remed) gives by the court tu the relelora to enforce tLetr ritfbla. and 1 trunk Ibe ease le oat witbln the ui I. or the i ode. which was calculated to. or actually did. dereak Im pair, impede, or prejudice the rltfbtsor remei.ee ot a parir lo aa aotiou or epeelal priueedisg. Tbe duly of tbe court to luipoee a line it made Imper ali.e I y section 2 lti w( Hie rods aud ttie fact Itiel tbe relet ire here sustained nu e-'uulary leaa or Injury attests ouly lbs sumust or tbe One. for eectiou i 2- provides ll. at is aucb a caas s Asa must be imposed But eacesdiog the amount of Ibe romulatuaote costa and sapeaeee aad i:.i lu addlliea inerelo Tlie ruuBDI ol each coela sad expense! canaot be arbltrarl ly Used by Ibe eourl. but proof thereof must le t van Kenleu eat I'emiieer. ?3 Ab'. a i . llei I y..u Hie settlement of tbe order tbs court will take areel uf Ibe saioasl or tbe relators' coela an etpsneea. asd wilt tueo delermlse Hie amount of Hie i ue Socl. proof w 11 be lakes end ibe order settled at tuy cbamlera oa April 4 best at I e'olusk M. IIMMIT W. DATTOK'M at Hint. Aa Attack r laew.llr atetlevr to ll.ee Leg Miss t Kk.oi BI...U. lUarr W. Dayton, confidential clerk for the II. Ik i latlia Company, who livd t 467 Han cock straet. Prooklru. and who committed suicld on Tuesdsy by shooting himself In Crown's Hotsl. at Sixth avsnus aad 1 'eveutii West. Nw York, leafy, thl not to his vie Pass 'I... u Wire- i tried polaoa. but tl d .lu i do 1 bare tudered moretbau 1 caa lei. eil.ee salurdur wen iue 1 PjSVM tins b iw tioed a ile iu.1 are e lulll litre pm bBl.l BOW. fray ror ane, dca. lulla Jl bat oceurre 1 to me llial il would c Weil to t-.ee tbet N ii ialy to board Tbat tsrorue -its mv luvuiau a will keep you eeli Mr rrve oae s letor wbu-uLe wilt head to yu. Hood bj .Uir .il. Jul a i.oudby. dear lltl.s Uarr . PI prey list me. ss 1 Le . It Ueasv. Mr Daytoa had no domestic or i usinsss troublsa Ills acoounta with iko'lallln com pany arc correct A euddoii attack ol Insanity is bsllsvsd to bavs been the cause ol his suicld. lVederland UfE iMJRANCE AHelkSllAU. IIOIIASU law. MAI.N I at ot m a ex aMuattv VY. .Ckv sua, at. TBt,rmonm cmAmvma. A Itearleg sea the Oerwt still rt.Cwra th ralelatlrw I'aewaallloee. Af.TMKT. Marsh TR The Senate General Laws and the Asemblr Ga aad Electricity committees gare a hearing this afternoon on the Oerst I 111 regaletlag telephone rates. Ex-Senator Harris of Albany appeared la opposltloa to th bill on behalf of ths Albany Talspbooa Compaay and the Metropolitan Company of New York city. He said that In stead of belac 1240 a rear, as had been claimed br the advocates ef ths bill, tele phoass la New York cltr cost from y to fliO a rear, ths last price belac for long distance telephone. Mr. Harris read from a circular signed br Secretary Gardnsr of the New Ynrk Board of Trad asking for contributions, as ssvsral thoasaad dollars was Beaded at ones to, as Mr. Gardner said, conduct a warfare agsinst the telephone companies. John Mllburo, for the Bell Tslsphoae Com paay ef Buffalo, followed Mr. Harris In oppo Itloa to the hill. II asld thst the company had never paid more than 0 per cent, except one year, when It paid l'i. There was a sur plus fund equal to H per seat of the tl. 000.000 ot capital. T he bill proposed to rut down the charge for each telephone tofts:, while the cost of labor alone amounted to MM a tele phone. The actual average charge was fs."i.o4. At t is the revenue of the companv woubl be reduced M) per cent., and th couitar.r would go into Insolvency. Several subscribers from Brooklyn and Ituf flo said the rates were Increasing every year. Senator Kllburn said tbat th subscribers ought to preeent som facts to show that th companle were making exorbitant rate. The subscribers said that they could not get at the facts: they could only make comparlson. Mr Mllhurn and Senator Harris gave a gen eral Invitation for an examination ot tbe books, but the subscribers said thsy would not trust figures so obtained. Secretary Gardaer of ths New Y'ork Board ol Trsds dselarsd tbat ths rate of the Metro- fiolllsn Company was 1240. and he could prove t. Some old subscribers had a lowsr rsts. but J Jio was the rate oa all nw ooatraot. Mr. Hsrrls ilenle.l thl. Senator Kllburn asked Mr. Gardner to ex plain about the several thousand dollars which he said waa neded at once, as stated In hi circular. Mr. Gardner We had Bot Intended to ear anrthina about that Just now, hutlf the Chair man wants to know I will tell him. Senator Kllburn said he wuld like to hear. " VY intend to organize all over th state." said Mr. Gardner. and collect moner to be used If this bill fail to pass th Legislature. We Intend to make a State guestloa of It. as the gas consumers did In isxi whsn of the members of tho Assembly who voted agalast the Gas bill onlr a handful came bark. I do not say this as a threat, but you asked about It," " So that's what you're going to do?" re marked senator Kllburn. " I'd like to hav you come up ioto my district." Several oi her members of the committee ex pressed a similar wish. After soma further talk In the way of protest ths hearing waa closed. KTDKH's homk Kirr.r. nttu It Fsraslta Dlreet l.-aialtlo. br lb Voter er Cities, a la setn.rlsiil. Ai.ntNT. March 2a -The bill Introduced In the Assembly to-day by Mr. liyder of Sing Sing embodies, he (ay, the principles of purs Democracy, as now bsing advanced In differ ent parts of the country by ths Dlreot legis lation League, This bill given to all voters ot cities or villages of mora than 10,000 Inhab itants the right to take pert In much of the legislation for the community. It Is to apply only to those communities which by a major ity vote accept Its provisions. It permits any five per cent, ot ths voters to Introduos a measure, which thereupon must sltbsr be passed by tbe City Council or Town Com mittee or sent on to a rote ot the voters at the polls, to be bad at the next regu lar election. If a special election Is asksd for, the petition for the measure must bs signed by ten per cent, of the voters. In liko manner, on petition, any of the meas ures pested by the council or committee may be called to a rote at the polls, such msasures (excepting a tow classed as urgent! not going Into effect until thirty days after thetr passage. The council or committee may also call for a popular rote on any measure pending before it. The effect of this bill would bo to rsturn to ths people In the commt'nltles to which It should apply the sovereignty wdiich they now Cisco In the hands of thetr local legislative odies. Ths Idea is aa extension of tbe town meeiing principle as nraotlsed In New F.ng lnnd. according to which every citizen Is a Isglslator. Ths men behind this bill ssssrt that It goes back to llrsr principle In American govern ment, tbat It provision will Incorporate in New York a mechanism operated for year tu communities larger even than any to which it would apply In this Stat: that th system 1 th needed remedy for the abuse of represent ative government. nd that thetr reform, which 1 non-partisan and is already sup ported by i. uny dally papers, is ths only political method yet adopted by tho trade unloBs. ami Is rapidly attracting the attention of the country. The direct legltlatlonltts say that Swltrsr land contains M.000.000 Inhabitants, with Ooo.OOO voter. It largest State. Heme, has !. o. iiuo InhabitanU, with l'JO.tiOti voters. For ths past eighteen years the Confederation as a whols has practlssd the method of referring Its national laws to the people at the polls when a demand for such a reference le made by a petition of 30.000 voters. For nearly thirty years all ths laws of the Rerns Lexgls laturs hsve gone to Its voters at the polls, and. of course, on obtaining tbeirown sovereignty, the people at once ended the legal methods by which the privileged wer enriched, and have lnc proceeded step by step In the direction of lustlcetoall In taxation, in udmlnlsteriog natural monopolies. In etablUhlng th Im mutable rights of man. JT.V OOetefoteteweVCw. I I II 1UE UOVKKSUR. Th Ktaa'ra Keforaawlorr afaaagar Waal m Legislative la veatlgatlow. AiBtvY, March 28. Got. Flowar thl morn ing held a secret conference at the executive chamber with four of tha live manager of the State lleformatory at l.lmlra. The manager absent wa J. H Path bone, who 1 la th South, superintendent Broekwar. hi counsel. John li. stau elifleld . Mr. II. A. Furrally, Mr. Kgglestun. aad Isaac White, representing a New Y'ork paper, awaited tbe result of the conference In an anteroom. Mr. Broekway said to a aewspapsr rsportsr tbat ths rsport crdltd to Commissioner I.ltchfUlduf tbs iBveetlgatlng committee waa aa "infernal outragt"theonclulonracheil not being warranted by the facta. He thought the memorial prceented yesterday to tbe Leg islature by the lleformatory maaager wa a complete refutation of th charge. tin of tbe lteformetorv mngr told a fi land that th Uovsrnor was not inclined to Interfere, ae the report of th lav(tigallng commute via mad to th Legislature, ana It remained for that body to take action. Tb managers told th Governor that th report prepared by Commlsionr l.ltctirleld wa aa unjust on, the recommendation of which wer not founded on fact, and they said they dtlrd a legislative Investigation. The man agers expect that a 'legislative Investigation of the administration of affair at th Re formatory will be ordered. MX unm smwrAfcB mkxos a imami- titter t o.lraet tu Us ta SSealee wag Bach lw K.al.ed kf Merck Near. Aibnt, March 20 -Three young men. who said they were Fncllsh newspaper wen. have walked Into tbls city from lit . ei.o.d Thar are travelling under the assumed name of nlsu Gray. Marry Johnson, and L'AlUgro. Thy say tby are reporters on Derby, t hesterflsld. aud Sheffield paper, and Br uudr contract to go to Montrr. Magic, and back to Darby, la llnttlsad. by March of next year, without aptiidloi: any money except what il.ey can earn or 'get donated." and to take baca with tbe in t estdes fco uuu. accumulated ou tbeirtflp. That the. uung men had tramped It there wa so doubt. Their shoes snd their clothing aluasd that, 1 he carry with them a book in which ihelr purple Is staled, and la which they ere collecting certificnte of elCr editors of iiew-pai era in i lac where they (top. to th ei'.sci that they made thir appearance on such au I t 'ich a date. They aar tbat they started rrom I'erbr on Feb. II aud ...iked tu I ueipool li..' uiilss. arriting there let .'... Thsy em barked on tli- ' epha'onls and worked titer isesage to lioeton aa I'oai bunker. They ar med in Hoaion in Match o aud lax been walking ever since. 1 he i leave hero to-night aad will go as fsr West as i in in nail and tbt-nc tutu aoolUeaid aud go to M-u'etey. On their a a. back ihey bo: e o eat u he iVooo by giving eutertalu m -nt and lectures They re. elved to-day th privilege of the Stat Meuale aodlierthr paid ihelr real eet toilet il wer taking his au'ogiaph aud Ibe teal ol the Stat away wi'h them. r-ea.i ! tw a lairoelaa imivi March -S Sentor Timothy I). Sullivan of Nw York city is still is ta Al bany Hospital but la tat idly legetaiug bla health Ile will not k Ll. tu cow outaTAkiaa) bcivi tea day wt tw weeks. The Stylish Dresser 1 Will be vrell pleased with our Terr swell, long. loos, fitting i overt Cloth Orsrsaek. For the man of more quiet -taste we hare the same style la black and Oxford Vicunas, bnt not so ex treme la length ; all of these are si' lined at (.so. To those who wish a less expen sive sost we hare at. SI n one equally as good styls also silk lined. In fact, we glr you our hlgh-elaea workmanship sad styls though yo only wish to par tjio. &anAfrxto 1 HtOtt CI.A1S Clothiers and Furnishers, 279, 281 AND 283 BROADWAY, Bet. Chamber nd Rede Sts. Satisfaction guaranteed or money returned nu n-K w e.v tunni r r ham v a i i - ml lie etesaelaed oa Daly r Thrs Day Anew n.lst Taken III. Policeman Hlehasl Barrstt of the East Twsnty-second street station walked Into tha office of the Bureau ot Contagious Dlssasss at 300 Mulberry strsst yesterday morning la full uniform aad said that bs was 111 and wasted to know what was the matter with him. It didn't take the inspector who ex. amlned him a minute to find out that he had small-pox. He was sent down Into the base ment, and tbe Health Department's ambulance. was ssnt for. Whsn It arrlvsd Barrstt waa drlvsntothe Reception Hospital, foot of East sixteenth street, and late In tha afternoon ho was sent ur to North Brother Island. Tha Contagious Disease Bureau waa fumigated. Barrett was taken III three days ago, but re main. I ou duty. Ile was on post from 9 o'clock on Tuesday evening to midnight and In the ilea watch " from il to H o'clock yester day morning. He slept In the station house after he came off poet Bt midnight Yester day morning the other policemen noticed hi appearance when he answered return roll call at8:20 o'clock, after the "dog watch." aad tha Sergeant advised him to see a doctor. Barrett wcot home aad had his brsak fast before ha came down to see Dr. Doty. Where he con tracted the disease Is a mystery, lie had not been on duty at any place where there were cases of ths dlssass, and, so far as he knows. be has not visited aar bouses la which thera were persona sick with the contagion. Inspectors wars sent to vaccinate all the po lice of the past Twenty-second strset station and to fumigate and disinfect the dormitory lo which Barrett slept. The occupants of 337 Isst Twenty second street, where Barrett lives, are also belog vaccinated. Barrett Is the second policeman to be stricken with smsll-pox within ten days. Patrolman l.dwanl ullrlen of tbe F.ldridgs strset station Is th other. BKBBLB AtiAIS.tr A MABTIS tvrur.R. Thar Have Forate m Neve C'bareli JBeeaweej He IV. e Tow Preaxreeslw. Th members of tbe Rochester Avenue Con gregatlonal Church In Brooklyn who seceded laet December aad start i a little church ot their own at ibe coroer of Patohen avenue and Macon streets met ysstsrday afternoon ta conference with delegate from other Congre gational churches In Now York aad Brooklyn to reuuett offlclal recognition. Their church is a ground floor room In a brick building. It wa packsd with ministers, elders, layman, nd woman yesterday afternoon because a row was expected between the seceding members and the Itev. Albert F. Newton, the pastor of the Rochester avenue church. Mr. Newton la known as a progrssslvs min ister It Is atd by the seceders that. In carry Ing out modern methods, he has become too dictatorial. Mr. Newton played the part of Martin Luther In a recent performance of "The Story of the Reformation" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Tho Hev. Dr. II. R. Meredith was ths Mod erator at the meeting yesterday. Mlndfnl of other rows at church meetings be put through a motion to dismiss the congregation so tbat the council could hold an executive session. Tbe principal discussion related to tbe abil ity of the new church to pay Its bills. It waa also contended that the church was not regu larly orgs lized be3Buse the members had not hscure.l letters of dismissal from the Hoehee ter avenue church. It wasl stated that letters had been applied for aad refused. After a ss sioa of two hours the council decided to recog nize the new church. Plana have already been made to build a sew church at the corner of Pateben avenue and Macon street, and it te believed by the mora enthusiastic members that they will be joined by the congregation ot ths liochester avenue church witbln a year. JKIIXKT't BKSATK BTATS BOMB. The Ealgeaclaa of I.eglelalloa Prevail tka Trip lo Alb.ajr. Tujcntgn, March 28. The Senators war compelled to abandon their trip to Albany this afternoon, as benator Daly of Hudson la. tsrpessd aa objoctloa to giving final con ilder atloa to the Essex sad Hudson counties Free holder' bill to-day. and the Republican have aot the two-third vol required to sus pend th rules snd give the bill two readings In ons day. Senator Ward was absent and tbey were without a quorum to pass the bills, evea It they had been allowed to be brought up. Democratio Senators wers asked to as. slat, but declined to aid In passing Republican partisan legislation. As It ts necessary lo get lue bill through to-morrow. In order that they may go Into effect at the election on April lo, the ttepublicene decided to remain In New Jersey and hold a session to-morrow nlgbt to pass them Ths Senate confirmed the appointment of CoL Clifford Stanley 81m ot Burlington county to be a lay Judge of the Court of Frror and Appeals la place of Judge liemeate of Cam den county. Senator oorhees introduced a bill providing tbat election contests shall here slier I e trcu before Judge of the Hupreru Court without a jury, aad another provldlug that judgment of th supreme Court la eon teeted election case shall Bot be appealed to the Court ot Frrors aud Appeals. Tbe Senate advanced to third reading tha two Freeholders' bill, th bill authorizing l'ateraon to latue J.'asi.ia u in bonda to build a new City Hall, and another terminating tha commissions of all notaries publlo on July a. l'.ajij. and provldlug for their appointment let flvs ear lei me thereafter. tiO BTH1HQ OS Tiff COBTMtlBMIO. MM, Ilea I aa'l fall It .. ir Ha n .... i Set tale fee. A motion wa mad before Judge Ingrabaas In supreme Court, Chambers, yesterday that mandamus lu direoting Clerk Carroll of tba Court ot iisuersl Sessions to allow an Inspec tion aad. It ueed be. a copy of a commission te be made. beveral months sgo sb Indictment for maa slaugbter found agalast on ludslll. a contracter. Tha indictment le still pending. Ons of ths wltnsssss for tbs defeac wnt t Italy, aud a commission was Issued to L nlted State i onul Dan at Naples Dean took tb ridence and returned it to Clerk i arrotl with a lettsr directing blm nut to allow au Impac tion or a copy of the comuiisslon to b made until the consul's fees, ainuuuilag to (00. ware paid. Mr. I arroll wa reiu-senied by Assistant DUtil t Attorney Martin, who inform! tb t ourt that the clr. itad not filed the ppr. bit elinp!) be i tlwui in hi Individual aal aoity until he foul 1 collsc the fees. Judg lugrabatn declared thst th i oiisul could not end 'h commission bur with a string to It. and bsul It ba k if the fees wsr not pall II shou.d hv arianged lor tb paruivat of hi free lli.t. Th J u Ige directed Mr Carroll la) permit a cop) ol the papers to be cueee. I apt. Ueearr'e Trial, The trlsl of Poiieei aplela William S. I 'a very, against whom four indictment were lound br Ibe Inend Jury in October lor failing to el disorderly boua in hi prtciuct will b moved iu the Court of ii,ersud Terminer on Monday. District Attorney lellows has ae signed Assistant District Attorney Week. to preeecute t apt. I'SVer). FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF OUR AUVIIKilxIB t irtCai 1IAVL . U AT 80 EAST 126TH ST.. Mil ru ni at. 1,265 BROADWAY, Via Mi