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I rorrr toxvuxriox calked ton IWDJr EtEXIXG, rriiasrlf Will lie Meld Neat Treek-Enteat H llartlfrorttse t'.xeesttlve Committee. sjira jX lammaay-Caeleoo Cosahlaatlon YVoalrt H irTltrlr Ounoaeata aa Caajr Victory. I The liideis'ndentCountyOrganlxAtloti.through I m Kir. .iino Committee, which mat nt the 3 I Coin'1 iaro Hotel last (renins, Issued Its colt B for primaries and arranged for the holding of I Cwn') Vssembly.and Aldermnntc conventions. Ai th ..rgsnUatlon l concerned only In mil- skip' 1",lillci no provision was made for the. fcoldlnx "' Congress, conventions. It Is proposed, oevcr tu nominate members of Assembly, lnumuili ns the Interests of the municipality tn vers greatly affected by the complexion of lae t.vtc Legislature. The following Is the call fbrthe County Convention! "The members of the Independent County Organisation In the, several ctlntrlcts of New fork are hereby callrrfnpon In conformity with lie (.Inn of organization already adopted, to se- t bv v nte from their number tn o delegate in each election district to represent them In County Convention to be held at Cooper t'nlon, frlday. Sept. 28, at H o'clock, to nominate can Mites for the following offices! Mayor, He cordrr. President of the Hoard of Aldermen, Joitue of the Superior Court, Sheriff, and two Coroners. "It la an essential condition of membership of the Independent County Urganlr-nllon that no candidates nominated by Tammany Hall, or who accept a Tammany Hall nomination for ny municipal office, will be nominated or sup ported by the Independent County organization. "All persons who aro In sympathy with the purpose of the Independent County Organiza tion as declared by the public mass meeting in Cooper t'nlon on Dec. 14, lHtin, to oppose Tam many 1111 at this year's election by an honest and uniform union of all good citizens against It Irrespts-tive "' Party lines Jin national and State politic, are cordially Incited to participate In the choice of delegates." Ilie primaries will be held during the week beginning sept. 17.AS follows: In the fourth, seventh. Twelfth, Twenty-third, and Thirtieth districts on Monday. Sept. IT: in the First, Llghth. sixteenth. Nineteenth, and Twentieth districts on Sept. 18! In the Third. Tenth. Four teenth. Twcuty-slxth, and Twenty-nlntn ills Wis on Sept. 10; In the Second. Seventeenth. Twenty -fourth. Twenty-fifth, and Twenty-seventh districts on Sept. SO: In the Fifth, Sixth. 'Is-rnty-rlrst. Twent -second, and Twenty eighth districts on Sept. Ul; and In the Ninth, Heventh.Thlrteenth. Fifteenth. and Eighteenth districts on Saturday. Sept. '.'.. Wednesday, Oct. 10. was recommendcil, on .notion of William A. Kills, as thodatn on which the scleral district organlxatton. should hold their Assembly and Aldermanle conventions. lolm LI. Townsend of the delegation which at tended the Colamau House conteretice. reporteil the action of that riinfereiHe, and the conferees were commended for securing the passage of Mr. Townscnd's resolution to the effect that no andldate for municipal office accepting a Tamn.ny endorsement should le voted for by the membeis of the Independent County Or ganization. . l.ouls Steekler. Joseph Stelner. Jcliu Osborn, .ouls Levlne, and JohnT. Smith were appointed a special committee to secure headquarters for I ho uinipalgn. They were instructed to use cry effort to obtain headquarters as near Madison nqnnre as possible. speaking of the present stateof things in local politics. Ernest Harrier, who presided at last night's meeting, bald to Tne Son reporter: "It seems to me probable that, as present In- ' titrations point, there will be two municipal tickets In the field this year one nominated by Tsmraanv, and one put up by theltepubllcans wllh. I presume, a Republican at Its head, and imported by both Republican factions, the .1 Government clubs, the Independent Coun ty organization, and the O'brien. Democracy. 'I ho Mate Demoeracy.frompresentappearances, will be with Tammany Hall. In some form or other. Either It will endorse the Tammany Hall ticket or secure Tammany's endorsement by a deal for a State Democracy man for Mayor, or will run a stralgbont ticket, so-called, in the Interest of Tammany Hall, to draw away Democratic votea from a union ticket. I know that a different opinion prevails among many state Democracy men. who are perfectly sincere in their declarations, but who are not In the con fidence of the leaders of that organization. "If Tammany Hall nominates a straight-out organisation rman, each an Hngb J. (I rant, for Instance, for the office of Mayor, he will secure the entire Tammany Half rote, no doubt, should Tammany Hall put up. or assent to the putting up. of a 'Cuckoo' candidate for the offlce of Mayor, the battle for her opponents will be. I believe, what Is called nowadays ready money,' a current form of expression for 'an easy tight,' "There are 60.000 men out of work in New York to-day. and about as many more whose wages or salaries hare been cut down since the 4th of March, 1H0J. The economic conditions st the present time are entirely against any can didate for any elective offlce In the United States hearing, or supposed to bear, the trade mark of the Cleveland Administration. The result of the recent elections In Vermont and Maine hows to any man of sense that the tide of popu lir hostility against the course of the Adminis tration Is rising, not abating, and it foreshad ow. I tblnk, a great surprise to many persons. In New York city politics this year. On the other hand, in those States in which the Demo- rats have made their light on local Issues, cllk tonnected with the course of the national Ad ministration, they have been victorious. They un in Alabama in August, and In Arkansas In September. In the former State, as every one knows, the rnureor tne two Democratic senators, Morgan and Pugh. was decidedly hostile to the Admin istration, Its policies, and even Its executive nominations, and under the advice of senator Morgan, who Is a candidate for reelection, the recent battle waa fought on local Issues. In Arkansas, both Senators Jones snd Berry ranked as opponents of the policy of I he Administration, and the former was active as the ranking Democratic member of the Fl rianrn Committee in devising the changes tn the Wilson Tariff bill which provoked epistolary "residential disapproval, but which seem to hive met fairly well the political requirements of the voters of Arkansas, where, recently, the Democratic majority was Increased beyond that given to Mr. Cleveland In IMC.'. "Outside political movements this year, such as the Committee of Seventy, appointed at the Madison Square Hall conference, and like move ments earnestly undertaken by public-spirited rttlzens. suffer under the restrictions Imposed by the electoral ballot law, which virtually limits the voters to the choice of regular party nom inees. Where, under the old sstem of voting. It whs possible for such organizations as I ho original Committee of Sev enty to nominate nut- J right, it Is now possible only tn 'endorse candidates previously nominated, unless, In deed, a dismembered official ticket, devoid of nominees for State awl Federal offices, ii to be p'lt in the hands of the voters a dangerous ex periment, and one more likely to binder than tu ln-lpsuch a movement. The great strength of Tammany Hall tn nil lt elections haa been its cordial and cohesive 'ipport of a nominee, for whom all Tammany men sere glad of the opportunity of working. n outside candidate, whether chosen from the ranks of an organization presumnbl) opposed tn Tammany Hall or disconnected with any or. KiniMtion whatever, would probably, according tu pt experience In city elections, receive a less nnlial support than would a genuine oruanlza. linn man. Such appears to no the situation at Prmrtit. but In saying this I give uo more than ni) prrMinal opinion; fur when a man is enlisted in un organization, and especially if he ha been honored by position of Influence In Its rauks, the jmlguient of hl associates is the controlling on. i "The Independent County Organization will semi no delegates to the Democratic Convention I In oaratngo. and will lake, as such, no part In I Mate uilltice. The rival candidates for Gov ernor d ip!, will be Mr, Morton on the He p'ibluan and Mr. Flower on the Democratic Jle Mtha strong preponderance of New York J it) Drimxracy. of course, for Mr. Flower, who sprnbabl) stronger than any other candidate vrmrouM be nominated on the Democratlo side nii)ear. herause of his complete immunity ironi ti connection with the record or policies rf the national Administration, and thenppor '"my which his nomination will give the Iieniorrats throughout the State to make alum on state issues, as those leaders of Tarn rainy Ii.li wno mre WMI aru Peking to make on al issues hereabouts." I. it It HKVOKK TUH ALDJSK3TSX, Marlent UolJrata Tbeas to Hie Trl Pollre aatl I urtaeat Waata. petition signed b -undhetmer and tilt a dozen other resluu,. of Harlem was read at the meeting of the Hoard of Aldermen yesterday asking that body to compel the Har lem liner Kallroad to stop the limited express .rtn trom iioetou In Harlem to let oflpaasen er. Amine I he departmental estimates received J r tliej ear IKUi i one from the Police De Mrtmvnt It wants $J,oia,0W.30. I-aat year he department got .8S8,SS7.H. The Increase f vised l. the action of the Legislature In in rum x ir!r and also by tlfce Increase of the "" ' tr.ilmen by 100. Detwrtment wants $2.2j".B70. of ' ...siou for salaries. Last )ear this "ii w"" l "delved 8.'4U.:JU7, VI vv ur.ej i-uUr)k j Thomas F Gdroj , Jr.. w re reappointed Commlsslonera. of Deeds. f".'ci5 ' h Thousand UUads during th whole Kii.A""11''1' excellent. Oolr tcoooun f nxu i '" V" J w iurk Ceatrat-Jdr. I k - iiinrtiittiiMi TltB STRIKE COXTJSMVT CASKS. Indite Woods Telia the Thlnga for TThttM He Will Held leehs Heeaoaalhle. Chicago, Sept. 1 1. After a three daj' cessa tlon the trial of the American Hallway Union contempt cases was reumel this morning be. forejudge Woods In the United Slates Court. The first witness was (leneral Superintendent Charles Duntap of the Chicago. Hock Island and Pacific riallroad. Sir. Dunlap testified as to In terruption of trafflron his road and the delaying of mall trains. The Court rilled that the wit; neiw could testify only as to what ho actually saw and could not use Information prepared In tyiwwrltten form which was received from etnplov ees under him. He heard members of mobs on different occasions Jeer at the Oor eminent, and curse the Woods-Oroscup Injunc tion In unmeasured terms. He also was a wit ness to the stopping of trnlns, und heard em p1oees threatened bv rioters with personal violence, m "Do j oil tblnk. there would have been any trouble In moving trnlns If there had been no threats or violence ?" asked Attorney Walker. " I do not. Just as soon as vv e got protection wc found no trouble In filling the places of strikers and In operating our trains." Mr. Dunlap said that In twentv-sli years' ex perience he hod never seen a strike unaccom panied by violence. Frank Conroy heard Debs and Howard speak. He heard Debs advlso the men not to molest mall trains, but to stop Pullman cars at all hazards, and Howard tell them that thoo who did not strike would have to "walk the plank." (leneral .superintendent Hosier nf tho Hurling ton road testified that manv trains on that road had been detained by trikers. Klrucr Cllthero, nnemploveenf the same road, testified to see ing ex-emplnjees place Iron rails scrims the track In front of an engine and derail It. The witness, ho was tiring, was not hurt, but the engineer was. The strikers told tho engineer they would kill him the next time they caught him running an engine. Cllthero gave the names of several of the men w ho he said were Impllinted. .. . , (Inn motion to strike out ome evidence Judge Woods said, after ruling the testimony ad missible " I am willing to state this much at the pres ent stage of the case, that 1 will not hold these defendants responsible for acts committed by their i nntltiients while the defendants were In power, even though the) stood by and saw these things done and did nut Interfere, but only for sui h arts as ther themselves dlrettly instigated or took part In ... General Yardmaster Clark of the Haltlmnro and Ohio saw several scenes of violence. En gineer Frnllck of the same road was "toned and shot at is Idle on his engine, accordlne to his tes timony. Oil Jul) .1 he ran his train through a mob and a regular hailstorm of stones. In the mob he recognized several striking employees of the Ilaltlmore and Ohio. The Government Intrtsluced several v estern t'nlon messenger botsto prove that telegrams were delivered at the headquarters of the A. It. I'. In ChlUh's Hall. All telegrams were ad dressed " K. V Deb." James Connlff testified Debs receipted for these telegrams. Court then adjourned until to-morrow itAnosDEss .tatix iv change. There, Waa Mueh Weening He fore the Cloahaiakera Ferauuded lllm to Remala. Joseph Ilarondrsa took formal charge of the Cloakmakers' t'nlon yesterday and gave up his place as editor of a paper in Baltimore. He did not consent to do this until early yesterday morning after an all-night session of the Execu tive Board of the union at 8'.' Orcharn st. llarondrsi had i omo to New York with no In tention of remaining. About midnight on Mon day the Board Informed him that he had ls-en reflected as lender. He declined the oface In a long speech. The Board Implored him to stay In New York, but he replied that he hail made arrangements to rrmaln In Baltimore for good. Members of the Cloakmakers' Union who. by the way, seem never to sleep, dropped Into the hall as day began to break yesterday, until 400 were jiresent. They all implored Barondess to again become lender. Some of them hung around his neck, while others went down on their knees and kiseed his hands as they en treated him to stay. "If you don't stay the) '11 starve us again," they cried. Some women pleaded with him and wept, and then general infection of weeping was devel oped, ilarondess finally could stand it no longer, and bursting into tears himself, he said: "I'll stay, my friends. 1 can't resist. But I must go to Baltimore for my family." A howl arose at this. Tho cloakmakers would not let him slip out of their hands, and so money was collected tn send two men to Baltimore to bring his wife and children here. Barondess attended several shop meetings yesterdai and settled some strikes. To a Sun reporter he denied that he had any Intention at present of ordering a general strikeof thecloak makers for the weekly wage system. " It Is too late this season," lie said, "and we want to give the manufacturers fair play. We will notify them before we make any such de mand, so that they can base tbelr contracts on it, and a strike may not bo nccrasar) ." Being asked about his relations with the So cial Ista In the union, he said. "I do not anticipate any trouble from them. Some of those who begged me to come back were Socialists. The man who started the row In Clarendon Hall on Sunday night was working In the Interests of the employers. I want It to be known that I prefer not to have any strikes." The striking cloakmakers are now fighting what Is known as Inside sweating, which Is a new development of the sweating nistem. It means mat the sweaters' employees are put at worx in teams consisting oi an operator, a tai lor, and a finisher, and that the teams are paid for the result of thoir collective work. It Is said that such a team does not sometimes earn more than $7.30 a week to be divided among the three. There was little new In the strike of the tai lors. More contractors Individually gave bonds and signed the agreement at 41-' Grand street, the headquarters of the Kxecutive Board of the Brotherhood strikers. The Knights of Labor strikers It was reported, made overtures of i peace to the other strikers. The striking tailors had a parade and mass meeting In Union square last night. A feature of the procession waa 400 girl vest makers, eat h with a red sasb.Kpeecbes were made b) Patrick Murphy, Daniel De Leon, Lucien Sanlal, and Waller Westbrook. XKir YOJIK AXD XKir KXOLAXD. Am Issue or WT,a7l of Beeelvera' OrtlB eatea Ureoaaciilril bjr Ike Muster. BosTos, Sept. 11. -Spetlal Master Darwin K. Ware, In the New York and New England re. i elvershlp ertltlcntes hearing, files! his report to-day with the Clerk of the United States Clr- cult Court. He recommends the Issue of certifi cates amounting to t!-7,tl7l) and UarlngS per cent. Interest. The receivers asked for authority to l-ue $no0.r51. The decision practically gives the res-elvers all they asUed for. ejnedh trepuncy of Jtm.,'7'J in.i-.tb represents Improve ments alrrad) paid for and i barged to operat ing expenses. Mr. William ('. Lnring. counsel for the trus. tees of the second mortgage bonds, objects tn the recommendations of the master, and claims if all leased lines, is hlch the New York and New Kngland people pa) are now operated at a loss, were thrown over, earnings which go as rentals Mr unprofitable lintb timid then be applied to improvements. It now remains for lounsel for the New York and New Knglaud receivers to ik for the ap pointment of a day for the hearing upon the master's report before the United Slates Circuit Court. BOADMASTKItS JX COXVEXTIOX. They Will Disease Kallroad 1'robleais aad Will Us oa Kaeuraloas. The fifteenth annual Convention nf the Asso ciation of Itailroad Masters of Amenta Ugnu in Tammany Hall )eslerslay morning and will continue through the week. The Convention will meet hereafter at the Broadwa) Central ' Hotel. The roadmasters will devote part of j their time to excursions, on which man) of 1 them will be accompanied by their wives and ' daughters. The association has about 1.000 . members and represents lOO.OOo miles of rail. I roads. The Convention u ill disxusa various sub- j jecu relating to the inaintenameuf the roadbed I arul railroad supplies. President II. vv. HeesI called the Convention to order. The following nrrkersw ere elected for . the ensuing year: president. Itolwrl Black of ' the Manhattan Klevalrsl road, this cllv . VUo- Presldeut. W. J Junes of Brardslonu, 111 . ec. j retary sud Treasurer. W W. nhaipe uf Wj- ensvs, Ga. i Wabash lllreftor lle-elrstrd. I St Louts. Sept. 11 At I he annual meeting I of the stockholders and debenture mortgage bondholders of the Watush Bail w a) Company, held at the general offices in this ity this morn ing, the old Board of Directors was unanimously I relies, ted for the ensuing )ear. No mtetiug of i the nea Board of Dires-turs was held owing to ' U k of a quorum Tke Mod ens Ueaaly Tbrltesongoud tool and sunshine, with plr.ty of ex Iervlse la Ibe ofsru air. tier form glows witn health . and her (arr Uoums with tu tcauiy. If hsr sjUsn I nerd the Ueaaslac aeUouofa UiU remedy, saa I use la reutlc and pkssaat liquid laxative Hjrup of I lx.-XJr. 1 FREED AFTER MOSES'S LAW rriDoiT iusr.sjr niKisn oaixs nxn CIIAL1TZA, She Cornea Alt the Wax from Maasla to Have Her Brstthtr-ta-law, llllel Hllber atela, Keleaae Her fro as Her Religion Honda to Him, Ho Hhe Mar Wed Aala A Pletaressjiae Ceremoey la nrossasvllte. In the little Jewish temple of Ohab Sholem in Brooklyn last Sunday, the unique religious cere mony of the challt za was performed for the first time In tho memory of most of the Itusslan Hebrews with whom the place was thronged. Even among the orthodox Jews of Itussla the rite is of rare occurrence, and excites a great deal of Interest whenever It takes place, for, aside from Its Infrequent occurence. It Is replete with picturesque features. The rite of challtza Is founded on the Mosaic law, and its observance among the orthodox goes hark to n time be)ond existing records. As (ordllig to this law when a married man dies without Issue his wife Is compelled to go to his brol her. If he hns one living, and offer to become his wife. If there Is more than one brother she offers herself to that one who Is next below her dead husband In age. Thebrothercan refuse to take the widow to wife. In which case her challtza. or freedom to marry whomsoever she pleases. Is given to her. Without suih refusal she can marry only tho brother. The law makes no discrimination be tween married and unmarried brothers, and In KVBBI VtsTt.TZkV the Mosaic code a second marriage under such circumstances was not regarded as bigamy. The original purpose of this law was to make provision for the support of a woman whose husband hail died without leaving children on whom she might lean for sustenance. Hut with the lapse of time the custom has become more a prerogative of the brother's. The growth of Governmental authority reach ed a point centuries ago where it prohibited. In almost all countries, the double marriage per iniitesl by the Mosaic code. The result was that, while the brother could not himself marr) the w blow, he could prevent her f rum mnrr) Ing an other, and she was solemnly bound by her re ligious faith tn remain single until he granted ber challtza. At the present time the old custom Is often a source of revenue man unscrupulons brother-in-law who refuses the widow her f reedoru, except the Hvrnrn shoe ami k.nottku tiiomis. for ouipenatlon. Wlu rv a particularly advan tageous marriage is projected, the amount paid for release Is often considerable. Another illfticully which sometimes comes main a childless widow who ileslres to marry Is that of being oompelled to wait for the )uufiger brother tn arrive at Ids majority, for. until he does, be cannot give the desired freedom. I In may be a child of two or three) ears, in which laid Ihewidonhas towait Inpatienie and singleness for a long period. Happily the age nf maturity, according to the Mosaic law, is not tw rut) -sine )s-ars. bill thirteen. The temple In which the ceremony was per formed on Sunday Is situated in that part ot HrooUjn wide Ii was former!) kumvu as Brownsville, but is now a purt of the Tvvent) sixth ward A large part of the section Is in. habited by Itusslan Jews, man) of them cloak makers ami w urkers in sw eat hoM. Their mode of life Is much the Mine as that of the Jens in Mulbrrrv street, extept that thev live in goial-siztd frame, houses, instead of squalid teneuieuts, and have more room to moe about In and nmre air tu breathe. The growth of this Jewish quarter at only a hurt walking distance from the National league baseball grounds is a matter of the last few years. In the streets n hit h have Just been built up ploughs are still at work making roads of earth aud levelling lliem off. Pavement is as vet unknown It was four )rars ago that the Temple Ohab Sholem was ere led, at a lime, when the Jews in theviilnlt numbered less than a hundred. It was reared ililetl) through the efforts o( two Jrws named Muscovitch and Kaplan, who built pa ts of it with their own bauds. In recognition of the refuge from religious pvpiesution which the Itusslan Jew a have gained in America, the) gave it a name meaning lib ert). Since the temple ws raised the Jewish settlement has prospered and grown, and now it boasts of several thousand inhabitants, but no large nagogue- has evt r been built. In t unae queuce, Oliab Miolcm is often crowded, but ne re r before as It was on r-unday last. As soon as It became known that the ceremony of iballtxa was to be performed, the whole col. nny became eager to attend, The venerable liabbi WUticctiky himself was much interest ed, for he bad never performed the rite before, and, although be left Russia but a few years ago, be had seen the ceremony but once. That w us w hen he w a quite a oung man and he bad j.ud as the rabbi's assistant, 'ihe applicant for ihalitu was Betsy Rlkisb w ho had ome all Ihe wa from llussuv to secure it from llllel bilberstetn. the onl) brother of her dead husband, Abraham .Suberstcin The brother lias a wife and family of his own, so that he could not marry the wiuow if be hid wbhed to. Both the bilbrrstelna lived formerly tn Mlshnitz. a town In the Government ot m0mmmmimmtmmmmillimmm Innra, which Is near Wanrnw. Threeyearsafro Hilel rame to this country, bat Abraham re mained in Hussla with his wife. llllel gained employment as a taper and thought little of hi brother In far-awav Httft1n, except when an occasional letter would arrive. Two years ago Abraham Pilbersteln died, and 11111 suddenly realized that he had a new re sponsibility. The widow remained In Mishnitz, how ever, until two months ago without seeking her Lhalitza. lint gradually she had been forming an at tachment for a wealthy railroad contractor, and as Silbersteln could not come to her, she decided that a trip to America would be heces sarr. Her family Is an extremely orthodox one. which has counted several rabbis among Us members, and she would not consider for a mo ment the alternative of relaxing her religious principles and marrying without first obtaining her challtza. I Two months ago she arrived In Brownsville, ' nnd It wos agrees! that the ceremony should take place In Hahbl Wlstlnetzky's synagogue. The officers of the congregation determined r " zE'- "- ? T? ' . VCsT' All ' Fijy 'r -JRsWhSct- "n ' J- f I HfTSV IIIKISI1 IIEVIOVtA THE SIKir. that ever) one should have an opportunity to I present, and with this In view, handbills were printed In Hebrew and distributed broadcast throughout the colon) announcing the event. This was on Krldn) and Saturday. rsiinday mornlmr when the doors were opened more than enough people to fill the temple com pletely had gathered ut the entrance. They crowded In. tilling every nook and sorner. The low t,-nller) was dangerous!) overloaded. In their eagerness people climbed over the pewe, nine of which w ere Woken In the rush. The capacity of the structure Is 700. hut the number of those who managed tsquee7e In was nearer a thousand. All was eager expectation, and as soon as the multitude was seated abso lute silence prevailed. During the leremony which followed, lasting overall hour, not u wonl was spoken b) nny of the siH-ctators, for talking is forbidden except to thnso directly concerned. A narrow nlsle was left, leading from the door to the large central altar, which Is on a I urge platform surrounded bra railing. The venerable rabbi enteresl first, brariug a huge and uge-staiiied Talmud, together with a parchment scroll on which were the questions to tie asked of the applli ant. Behind him were four demons nf the congregation, follow esl by Betsy K.kisli and Silbersteln. Two vvltnessrs who were to testify that the woman's husband wa droit brought up the rear, slnwl) tin' little pn esslon made its u a) to the ruisc-fl platform, where it was Joined b) the rabbi's a-l-tanl. '1 hrcu large black sandles burned on the rail at the end. At one side a big Isiard slivered wtlh bias k cloth was fastened In an upright position. This was the bonrsl tin whlih the dead of the tongri gallon are laid and bathed according to tin Jew ish rite, before the burial leremon) i no 1x- perfnimed. The black (nuilles were also suggestive of a funeral. In a seure, the devil man's brother was to repreetnt him tu setting his widow free to marry again. Another detail nf the preparation was a Inn ket of water, which had been provided In deference to a superstition whlih Is held b) mun Hebrews In connection with thechalitza lerslilonv. Thev ladteve that the first ns-rsnn who wets Ills or her head with the water after the completion or the rite will live longer than any one elv present. When all iv as rvtidv Babbl Wlstlnctzky artise and read from the Talmud the portion relating to challtza. Then Sllbersteln's shoe aud sock were ri moved f nun his right fisit by the rabbi, whose assistant caret ull) pares! the toe nails and bathed the foot In hoi) water, wiping it with a sacresl towel. A shoo vi as then produied which had been especially made for thronaslnn. It was com posed entire!) of a soft leather, very nearly white in color. All the stitches which held it to getherwere mndewlth leather thongs. It was bind up tlie front, and at the top was provided with lone strips of leather lialf an In. h wide. The rabbi took the shoe and placed it on Ml bersteln's bare foot. He laced It up und bound the thongs of leuthor about his leg. knotting it securel) In eleven places. The man wasihcn made to stand up with his back to the black cloth-coveresl board. In deep sonorous tones the rabbi now spoke in Hebrew "Is this woman a widow and without chil dren'" he asked. "I am. Oh. rabbi." she replied. The two witnesses were questioned perfunc toril) on this point and corroborated the appli cant, 'lurmtig toward tho brother-in-law the rabbi axkisl . "llllel .-ilbersteln, do you wish to marry this woman?" "I do not." he answered. "Whv not?" "1 he laws nf the country forbid that I should take two wives." "Will )oii, then, give this woman challtza?" " lfslieileslreslt.il Hahbl. will do so." "Do joii. Betsy Klklsh." asked the Hahbl, " wish to gain challtza t" "Idii,"sho answered, "for I wish to marry again." The woman then knelt nt Sllbersteln's feet, and with the thumb and forefinger or her right hand liegau untvlng the knots In the thongs, .some of them gave ber difficulty, hut she reso lutely retrained from using her other hand. 'ihe crowd looked on silently and almost breathlessly Tradition has It that In the last century a widow in Uie ltothschlld family un dertook the ordeal uissuccessfully, and lusd to die without u nsonil hssliand. But Betsy ltlklIi was not so unfortunate, and after tugging at the kntrt for several minutes the last nne was loosened. Ouletly triumphant, l.e unlaced the shoe, and taking it from Sllber steln's foot, threw it twite on the floor of the platform. Silbersteln rat down, and the woman apat in Ihe place where he had stood. " Now," stir criesi, " I am free," " You are free," said the brother-in-law, "You are free." repeated the two witnesses, and after them the four deacons. "O woman of Israel," said the rabbi, ') oil are free." Then the whole congregation broke Its silence ami cries). " Betsy Biklsh, )nu are free!" The rabbi pronounced a blessing, and. as he finished, a number of the ts-ople rushed for the lull of water, which was upset on two or three at once, so that the question of tbelr respective longevitv was left undecided. The others crowdtd around Betsy Biklsh. and congratulated her on securing her challtza. They then dispersed tu their homes. A for the curious leather shoe, that was sent to lUbbl Kuhler in New York. ii a it r.i it it to Tit r a x xxrEitiMX. r. Dr. George W. Fill Appolalrd Medteal la. Hector aad Adviser, Bostov. Sept 11. Dr. George W. Fitz, a graduate of Harvard Medical School and In. striirtnrln ph)siology and h)glene In the I.iw. rente Scientific School, has been chosen medical Inspector and adviser for the university. He will liuk after the taultar) condition of Ihe dormitories and oilier i "Hi ge buildings, and It will b.i Ids dut toobaxrve. far a he tan. the hralth of the individual student. I Ills tint aud more formal duties will be loin I quire Into ever) coe of sirkurss among the students us -ssui as lie hears of it, und to see thatthealck man Is being priirl) attended, i lie will not himself it Is understood, ai t as the man's jihvslclan, but he Is expected tn see that the student secures a om-teiit doctor and i that he has everv thing vvlm h is needful for him. Ventilation, rvtrtl Ing In fai t which concerns the health nf the unhi rlt and of its indiridual members will be under the oversight and dim. tumuf Dr. Fliz. Naaaed for ( staffs', Elshiernth IVousyhsuU plalru-t-br P. a Sailin, Deiuuersl PeanolrsDla at !-ire-Tbc.uis Collins snd llrnry 8. ateyer. Is-iuoerils Mull Wlss-oailuPUtrlct-Owea A. Wells. Democrat, renomloiteci. Kljlitn Vl.coDln DUlrUt-I.jnisn Y Baroes. Demo cm renominated ourlbiuaneclk.-ulDtstrk-t-WlUUm K. Miles, Pro hlUUonlil Tweltth Indian DUulct-VV V VcMiny, Demo ert. reaomlaated Tblrterath ludum DUtrirt-Lewellyn VVnatr. Deinocrst Thlrteentb Ohio PUtrlcl A mo II Klnf Republlesa. Uevfaih Prmurlranl DUlrtct-fcdward arriiacld, Denies. rt- hevealh Michigan District -E.C Corlelon, Drmocral MithMlunrauia DIslra-t-M it Baldwin. IHuicxr.l rruumlaaled. Kerealb Missouri DtstrUt-John P. Traces- Utpubll cao. herood alrblxin DUIrk-t Ttwaiu E Barkwonh, Demoersl f revtoculy tumel b Uw PopulUti. Utnu llbnoli Duirkl Ls-ala MewarO, liemocrst. Teats Wlat-onalD DlslrWI K.C Ueuuedjr, iM-murrsi tint UIsias4upl DUIrlct-Prtiste JOm All a. Demo erst. reBoailBited. mmmmmmmmmma JAPAN ANJKOREA AGREE. TRET WILT. UBT.P OXE AXOTItVR DVHISO THE trAn irtTIt Clt IX A. as Alllaneetn refsaetnate the taderendenee f Corea-slaoaaeae Troop to II Nna. ailed with rrorlatoi at a Fair Irlee The View or the Japaaeae Mlalater. WASlilJiOTOt. Sept. 11.-A telegram vras re ceived at the Japanese Legation till, morning to the effect that an Important treaty has been ne gotiated between Corea and Japan which an. . thorltatlrely defines tho relations of tho two countries toward each other and toward China i The object of the treaty Is said In the ' preamble to be the iniitu.il desire on the i part of the Kmpemr of Japan and the King ot Core to definitely fix and determine tho ' attitude uf each country toward the other, with f a vlewof cle.ul) elucidating: tho existing rela tions tietn een Japan mid China which have been created by ths request whlih the (Vrrnn tlov eminent his mode of the Jnpiucse (iovernmeut to compel the Clilnec to evacuate Corea. To secure toncerted action for the more effective accomplishment of this object, this treaty of al liance betwern the two countries was signed nt Seoul on Aug. Id by Mr Otoil, the Km or of Ja pan, and the Corcan Minister for Foreign Af fairs. The treaty consists of ihreo articles. Article I. defines the object of the alliance to be the strengthening nnd perpetuation of the In ilen ndenieof Corea as an autonomous state ami tho promotion ol mutual Interests nf Corea and Jnan by compelling the Chlnise fon es to withdraw from Corea otid bv obliging China to abandon her claim of the right to dominate the affairs of Corea Article II, hinds the Japanese (Internment In carry on warlike operations against China, both offensive and defensive. Tho Core.tn Hoverti mentis bound 1)5 the artli le to afford the Japa nese forces ever) iossiii(. m tllty In their move ment and fiiinish thtm with supplies of pin visions at u fair remuneration, so turns such suih suppllis may Ik needed. Artie 1-III provides that the trenty shall ter minate msnem n a treat) of pence shall have been concluded l Japan with China. Mr. Shlnli hero Kurllio, the lien Japanese Minister, in an Interview, eald the treat) might be looted ut (mm two standpoints, the ,1ainnese and the I'nrean. From the latter It might Ih regarded us a proof of thedeslru of the King of Corea tnllnall) relleie himself from the tram mels of Chinese dictation. The King Innl hitherto been mntmllcsl very greatlv bv the conservative factions In his rouiitr), a'nd those factions hud been goverind ver) Inrgeh bv Chinese liifliiriKis. 1 lie) had liven opismsl in pnigress, and. Indeed, to c livngcs of uny kind, and the) had sought to perpetuate the old customs of the country, which weie in all cases the opposite of modem civilization and the progress w hlch that civ illzutiou brings, and in some Installs i s w ere ev en barbarous. The King of Corea was undoubtedly a pro grrsslv e man. but he had no oppirrtunlty lo prac tical!) develop his own hlcnson ociouut of this conservative class Inthis treat) ho had flnall) and conclusively broken awa from the.-Influences which had partially controlled him, de clared his Independence, and had made himself, for the first time, the master of hl-owi king dom. Viewed from the Japanese standpoint the treaty gave Japan hnnlly anything she did not tmsssrns before, but the Japanese (internment undoubtedly wished tu have the wotld under stand Its real relations with Corea. so as to make It clearly apparent that Julian was not seeking to conquer Corea, or to iscupyany portion of herterrllor) peimaiilh.nrtodrulwithherlnnny iithermannerthanshewoultldeal wlthnti) other State that was independent und In full control of Its own affairs. This wns proved by the fact that article HI. of this treuty stipulated that this site lal treaty ot alliance shull tease when leue shall have been concludeii between Japan und China- In other words, that, when sin li n peace has been brought nbnut, Japan, China, and Corea will liear toward each other no other or closer relations than tho-c which should exist between three friendly imvsers, cuch one Inde pendent of the mliei. Japan, he said, muv have gained one practical advantage bv the provisions or article II, nf the agreement, for svheti the ,tauinese troops first went to Core a the Chinese Influence had been vi long dominant in Hint inuntr) that certain of the Corcan oflli ials exerted tills Influence tu prevent suppl)lug the simplest wants nf the Japanese. These officials forbade the people, at the risk of Incurring the horrible penalties of Coreau law to render the slightest assl-tuncc to the Japanese troops. It was impossible for the Japanese quarter master and commissar) departments t obtain horses and laborers to haul baggage and suit piles, und as evir) thing In Corea bus to be trans ported by these Means, the Japanese were nt nr-t greatly erubnrrussed nnd were obliged lo send lo their own country for laborers to perform this service. Of coursii the Japunescs tiovenv nient could hnve obtained from Corea this and nil other loncesslptis without the formallt) of a treaty, but undoubted!) the Japanese (iovcrn mc nt in pursuance of its fixed pollc) to do noth ing in violation of the independence and nllto nomi. rights of Corea. resolved to obtain from the Curr.in (Sovrrnment this concession In the form of n mutual agreement. I.iispon. .sept. 11. desnatcli to the Times from Wei.hul-wel of )rstenlay'sdatesa)a: " V. Commission roinposssl of foreigners, after eiiiinlnuig Into the incidents of themivnl battle which took placv on Jul) 'M. declares that the evidence completely disposes of the fiction that the Chlnee began hostilities. All the evi di nc goes to prove that the Japanese w a) laid the Chinese vessels. "The I liinese fleet now here Is In perfei t fighting trim. The cruiser Chin Yuen has been thoroughly repaired and Is ready for service. The Chinese fleet Is recruiting seamen freelv, and there Is an excellent spirit among the offi cer and men. " A Japanese edict has wen Issued In southern Corea enjoining the people to cut off their hair as a token of their submission to Japan. The people refuse to. obey the edict, preferring to tight." A despatch from Shanghai to the Central ewssa)s that Chinese merchants aro leaving Tlen.tsln. fearing that they may be Impressed Into thenrmv. I.I Hung Chang Is reported to be In danger of losing his power owing tn Intrigue and discon tent in Pekin at his conduct of the war. Our War Vessel In .lapaa aad Calaeae Waters. Wishisoton. Sept. 11. The cruiser Petrel, which sailed from Unalaska Aug. IS to re enforce the Asiatic squadron, arrived at Yoko hama list night with all well on board. Some uneasiness had existed In naval circles about the safety of the vessel, as the Concord, w hlch left the same Alaskan port Ang, -".. reached Yokohama Sept. 4, In twelve da) s, while the Petrel was out twenty-three da)s. It Is pre sumes! that she cruised about for several days before tailing for the south, and probably roosted some of the northern waters nfjaiuui out of telegraphic communication. The ton cord sailed from Yokohama last night on the arrival nf the Petrel, ana w 111 Join thu Haiti more at Chemulpo to-morrow . The Monocacy arrives! at Tien.Tsin to-day with Admiral Carpenter alioard. she has lieen cruising through the Gulf of Pachill. wbere,the Chinese and Juini fleets are watching cadi other, during the last twudavs, No war news was contained in either of the cablegrams re ceived by the Navy Department from Yoko hama and Tlen-Tin announcing the move ments of thea ships. It is thought that the Charleston, which sailed from San Frunilscnoii Aug. "d for Corea, lias siient the last two or three da) s taking coal at Honolulu, ann 1 now on her way to Yokohama, her next stopping place, which should be reached not later than Sept. ,'S. The Weather, Ths thermometer at Perry's phirmiry. In The Si v bulldlm, recorded the temperature jrsterdiy f.il low IRM-lsail ls 1.1801. H A )l ' S 30 P M TV" IV a. nf ! CPU I1T- lil ts A. M .i'l V P. )l Si' US' JM OS' WWMM 81' Iki Average. .Ws Avenge on Kept, It. ls'js OIK wtaiiiViTos rukuisT " wst.vi.siuv or ('. -VeasioaipsAlrr, I rrasoaf, JtfUMarsuarMf, code Jtlarnl. CoHnlcllent, und tatttrn Aete )urt, fair. sersferJg w-iads, iVeinalsi; isicsuUe. For eutrrn Pennsylvinla Xew Jersey. Pelawire. Marylaad, Ibe DUtriet of Coluoibla, md Vlrzlali, gen trail? fair, northeisu rly w Itvla I BEST tV CO Boys' Hats And Caps Thnt will lnntl school wenr ntnl look ' well, wc offer in nil the Inicst bIi;i)l" fttitl slmtles, sultnblc for ovory ngo. from klndeiKnrii'ii lo hlgli school. Muny stylos not found plowhnro ndd to that variety of eholco for which, In every thing for children, t Ill's establishment has so long been noted. Por little boys, our SVolcli wool M cent "Tarn Ortliniiters. In plain and faney colors, are especially good. 60-62 West 23d St TltOI Itl.i: J M lltAUASCAIt. ri-nnte Hill flglil t'nless the slalacaar Accept llec Terms. I Pahis, cit. M.-s.e Temps declares that mill j tary Intervention In Madagascar Is Inevitable I unless the Huv a tlov ernment submits to France's I terms. 1 The (;cminsas that .M. I Myre de Vlllers will start for Madagascar on Sept. 14. em powered to present to the Ilova Government, the French ultimatum. Iai I'tlitt Ittpiilititjur sa)s that In the event of war with Madagascar the French expedition to that country wilt tonsls. of a brigade nf land troops and a brigade of marines, supported by a division of the Indian Ocean ssmadron. j I Sl'IMm.tTHlX tit' J.O.HIWK. I A Krlendlv Pswfr tlftei-a tn Assist the Oatea ss Ills Ti oops. Till. llAnrr. Sept. 11 -It Is announced of ficially that a frtendl) imer has offered to help the Dutch with troops In the subjugation of l.nmlnk. Trade along the northern and western cossts of Lomliok has Ix-en prohibited. Before fleeing from tho Island the Itallnese Minister. DJIlnntlk, onleretl the natives In cease fortifying their po sitions and to hoist the white flag when the Dutch should approni I. THE titisii rvxn. I I II la Attacked Oaee More by the I.oadoa Times-si Letter from Dasltt. I.omion. Sept 11. The Times, In an article on Mr. I, ladstone's recent subscription of 100 to the Irish Parliamentary fund, gives a history of the fund and declares tint It has ever been and still Is supimrted bv the physical force party. Of this und other facts connected with the history of the fund Mr. Itludstone nnd Lord Tweed mouth ran hardl) pretend Ignorance. Continu ing, the paper charge that the old American subscribers to the fund are nowdlvldcd between a section thirsting for vengeance upon the mur derer of Dr Creiuin nnd a section which does not thirst for vengeuni e. "The only consolation." says the Times, "is that the publication of the names of the two latest sulxcrlliers seems likel) to prevent all further contributions for the piesent from theold sub scribers. If prlvv councillors do not shrink from appearing In the same list with dyna miter, the latlcr will hardly consent to appear with privy councillors. Even Irish-American isiiiticisns haie wruplrs; even the Clan-na-Jlael has Its point nf honor." DtmLlN. Sept. 11.- Michael Davttthas written an open letter demanding that Tlnmthj llealy definitely report the nature of his complaints agAlnst Mr. .rustin McCarthy and the commit tee of the Irish party. He advises Ileal) to Join the Purnellltes, JT IIVI.sj AXOTIIEIt MAX 1VIIO ItlEIt. Tlie M Associated l'rea Falsely Aaaowarea I the Death of Huron Ilana;ri-. 1 I.ciMMiv.Sept. 11. Ihe London office of the ' United Press having been Informed that ade- 1 spatch announcing the death In (i enoa of Ilaron Crlanger, the well-known banker, had been clr- ' ciliated In the Unties! States bythe "Associated Press" (Western", nt once Investigated the mat ter, and learned that "ilaron trlanu'er. the weil-fcnown (ierman banker," Is not dead. It is true, howevei. that M. Victor Krlanger, a brother of the great liankernf Paris and Frank- ' fort. Is dead In Vienna. M. Victor Krlanger 1 was for a time a banker in Vienna, hut under un arrangement with tho other members of his 1 family he retired front business )ears ago. Since that time lie lias lieen In receipt of a fixed pension from his brothers. He was President ot the. Vienna Klectric Exhibition In 1HSI. n was not known outside the circles of Vicuna societ). FIGilTlXti AT lill.UA, Two Thousand Natives AtlacU the German 1 CJurrlaoa. 1 7.Azinut, Sept. 11 -The Herman garrison at Kllwa was attacked by a force of '.',000 natives on Sept T After two hour's righting the na tives were repulsed vvltli a lossof one hundred killed and wounded. The Germans lost only two men. A renewal of the attack is expected. Kilsva, which Is on thn Indian Ocean, is one of the chief ports of Herman East Africa, llesides the (ierman officials nnd gairiHiu a large num. Iter of native-, .rab. utid East Indian traders live there. Kllwa and Limit were, until the Ger man sscupancy, famous a the chief centres of the East African etort slave trade. Many thousands of slaves from the Xvassa region have l-en shippesl from tin se ports. It Is not unlike I) that the prese ut trouble has ls-en fomented by the Arabs who formerly benefited b) this trade. la Ataerleua In a I.oudoa ( onrt Lnviinv, r-ept. 11. -Sidney Dennett, the Amer ican law) er who on Julydl attempted to mur- .!. Vllss l-'ftlfli V ItitrMWs nml altTH.ntinf It- fpljwl to kill himself, was arraigned In the Westm.n ster Police Court to-day Mls Andrews was lullcst as a witness, and e-ndeuvored to excul pate Iknuett b rrpreaenling that his shooting nt her was accidental. Iletmett was temanded, the Judge at the same time Intimating that he would send the prisoner to trial. The Hpaalsn (aoternairal Ssustalaed, MAUIllD.sept 11. Ilie result of the Spanish prov liu ill elei lions, which took place yestcrda) , is, ns far as ascertained, as follows: The sup porters of the Government elected number -'ill; Conservative- l'.'O; llepuhlican. ,T.'; Carlists, IT; Indewndents, 11' doubtful, '.'el. Mortally Iscalded b Ssoup. Horace Law. " years of age. of ..."ns Mtvreure street, Philadelphia, was brought to M 1n. I rent's Hospital vestenla) serloiisl) ssalded. He was a passenger with his parents on Die Anieri tan line steamship llerlln, which arrives! ) ester. dav morning. oung lovw was directly behind a waiter on I the stairway of the steamship. Thn waiter carried a tureen of hot soup. He tripped on ths stairs and dropped the soup, which fell over the !). It is thought that the child caunot re I cover Apollinaris - "THE QUEEN OF TABLE WATERS." 1 Supplied under Royal Warrants to Her Majesty the Queen of England, and to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Received the HIGHEST AWARD at the WORLD'S FAIR, . WHAT! i0 STANDING ROOM? 1 THEATRE MAXAGERS SAT Tttl.T f HILL TEST THE XEIf LAtT. ' I II Prnslde that o One Hbnll rtlaad In l I Aisle or 1'aasnaea aad It Might rrsv vent the Hale ofAdanlsaton Tickets Firsss jt I men Ordered to JUtrbree the I-arr Htrlctlr 'A ' 1h probability of the strict mforcement by the Fire Department of the law passed by th ' aR Legislature list spring, prohibiting any ona M from standing or sitting In the aisles or pas-, 1 ages nf theatres, has stirred up tho managers, 3 and It looks ns If they would form a lomblna M tlon to support n test ene In the courts, M I A committee of theatrlcnl managers forrnfd to flg deal with this very matter lias been In existence -jK. ' several months and It Is said that It Is nbmit to -ftf lake action. This activity has all tomo from 'jm-. the recent Intimation by the Fire Commission k ers that an) nne violating the law would be X rested and prosctitcil. 9 'Ihe tlrst trouble the managers had with thai 'S l'iru Department was three years ago during ths -M'- production of "Tho Merry Monarch" at tha C Ilrosdway Tin aire. Manager French was ln j fori'ied thnt lie would have to keep tho aisles) ft and passages ilenr. After much controversy M over tho question as to what the law meant by 4 "passage," the matter was settled by tha B placing of miies to mark tho passages. 9 On April "."in new law was passed which vru 41 s tpisiseil tn define "passage" moro clearly. Ur. -I ilerthatlav thohendushcroftheOnrdcnThcatr wasiirrcstcd last spring for permitting persona j tn obstruct the luvssago. Ho was arraigned la fi the lienciul Sessions and fined S10. It was after J this that tho Committea ot Managers wna n formed, but. as most of the theatres were closed ji fnr the summer soon afterward, tho commltte s did nothing. ! As each theatre was reopened Its manager aj wns 'ci veil with a ropy of tho new law and In- 3? foimtsl that tho Fire Department Intended to SK enforco lbs provisions to the letter. Tho first M Intimation that such was to bo the case came on .9 Monday evening, when the firemen on duty at M the various theatres sought to carry out their - Instructions. 5 At Abbe)'s Theatre a sign was displayed just H as soon as the doors were opened notifying tha I public that no admission tickets would be sold M and that no ono could get In unless ho bought a 1 reservist sent. At the Casino admission tickets w were sold, and when tho tlmo camo for raising 1 the curtain many men were standing. m The fireman on duty thereupon went through j the aisles ordering the ushers to put out every ,J Isst) who had not bought a sent. This tho '3 ushers started to do, telling the men who had J lld merely for admission thnt they could get js their money back nt tho 1jx office. J When JUnsger Ledercr. w ho vv as in the lobby, saw tho stream of people starting for tho box ' office, he ran to his ushers and stopped it. 11a i argued with the fireman, offered himself for i arrest, and finally won his point, Numoropeo , pie went out, and many a tood. At the Fourteenth Street Thcatm tho manage- ment waa reo.ulred. after many aitmlsslon tick ets had beeu sold, to give everybody a scat: so . many who had paid only SO cents got seats la ; the parquet. The now law was not strictly en forced at the other theatres, but the managers , w ere a f raid it w ould be, so they sold t e w admls- M Ion tickets. W Fire Commissioner S. Howland Robblns, who .-sy Is credited by the managers with having In. JsJ spired the activity of the Kiro Department, said 9 vesterday that no new orders on the subject had 3 been Issued, but that all tho theatres had been m served with copies of the new law, and they 9 were expected and required to conform to it. 3 " It will lie enforced, mostcertalnly," he went aj on, " and if anybody violates It that jicrson will d Is? arrested and prosecuted. I think all tho managers understand that tho law Is for thu protection ot the public and for the good of this theatres as well. Aisles and passages are not 1 iut in theatres for people to stand or sit In, but s. or t ho free movement of tho audience. j "We are not supposed to clccldo whether or S not ever) body shall nave a seat, but we are sun- 13 posed to see that in case of danger everybody a can get out of his seat nnd out of the houso ' without obstruction. The firemen on duty at 'J tho different theatres have received tbelr In- S structlons. and each will be held tu the strict J performance of his duties." .39 Manager McVickar of Abbey's said: a " We are following the law to the letter. W . sell no admission tickets, and everybody has to n buyaseut. We admit nobody otherwise. Tho fl free Hat. In consequence, has been greatly cut ft down. 1 don't know what the upshot of thn -J matter will 1; probably the managers will get $ together and take somo action. , , - i h "So fnr as I can see the lueetlon lies In the ' construction of the law: it nil depends upon 'A what 'aisle' and 'passage' mean. The proplo "J to whom we formerly sold admission tickets -J stood neither in the aisles nor In the passages. 9 They stood In tho rear of the parquet stats, J w hlch Is a place made to stand in. "There is suue therefor a hundred men to J stand In. standing there they Interfered In not 5 the slightest degree, with free entry and exit. jfj However, If the riro Department s.iys that no- body shall stand there, that settles the matter X at lenst for the present." 3k Manmter Ixslerrr of the Casino. Frank MoKce, I nnd J. Wesley Hosenquest form the committea 9 which Is to discuss tho matter. He said: - "I'm going to fight the enforce ment nf that 3 law as it Is now enforced, and I think all other X managers ft 111 do the same. I don't think it won M ever Intended that we t ould sell uo tickets for 'Jj standing room. Our house has a foyer In tha m reae which Is half as big as thu auditorium i Itself. if ' If we were only required to conform to tho J Ilulldlng law, we could fill that spate with M chairs, and the new law could not touch us. Wa U don't want to put chairs there, and vvu want to & know wh) men can't stand thero Instead of sit- Abbey's was the only theatre Inst night at 5 wldi h the new law seemed to Is? enforced. At l).l)'s noadmlrslon tickets are ever sold, but at -si the other houses tickets were sold and mea J were standing t iiaii uoitK o. asyj ev miLitixas. i Dr. Mardnaald'a (oenplaluls to Arehltect I'ldlltr About Coulraetora. The Mate Commlssluners in Lunacj. who are Investigating the management of tho cil)'s asv turns for the Insane, jesterday examined j Architect Kldlltz with regard to alleged defects ' in thn buildings. Several letters written by Dr. tj A. E. Macelonald, the general superintendent or , the asylum, to Mr, Eldlltz were read, in one letter Dr. MacdonaM said that, although thn plumbing in tho Verplanck building hud been guaranteod for one) ear, It was found defect I v soon after the work was completed, und that tho floors had ls-en flooded. In another letter Dr. Miudonald detailed tho detests in the new buildings ami additions on Ward's Island and at Central lallp. He declared that the walls could be shaken with ihe bind-. s V that old and deca)ed material was uaesl to a ..J great extent, and that In few instances hud ths ti lontroe tors lived up lo the plnn und s- Itica- ,J tlnns originally furulahed tu them. The inquiry J will goon to-da). 'i ORITlAltr. Folward M. Wlllett dlwl on Friday last at m Flat Hoc k. N. C, In the ninetieth cur of his M age. Mr. Willettwas the son of Col. Marlnus A Wlllett, who served under lien. Jame-e ber- cromble at the capture nf Fort Tlconderoga in i ITuKand who afterwanl diattnguUhed himself In the lievolutionarv war at Fort Stanwlx and In skirmishes abont New York Anion j l.ts an- cestnrs was Thomas Wlllett. whoueted in 111.10 4 as a Commlssloneron liehalf of tlie Nrw Sether. J" lands to aettlo the boundary disputes with New 1 Knglaud the death of Mr Wlllett leaves Miss 1 (ierrv, thednughtcrof Klbridgetorr). thes gner V of the Declaration of Independence, vvlm Is wi now living at New Haven, the only living H descendant, so far as is know u, of the tlrst gen- -i eratlouof a Ilevoliitlonary patriot The Wll. , letlshave for generations hem identified with -S Iaiug Island The family l u large one and has J i renrraentatlves IndltTerent partsof Ilie c-ountr), . 1 Mr. und .Mrs Marluus Wlllett of linsih linen 1 Plantation, llrook tiresn. C are memliers nf the same faniil). and representatives in this city ara JohnT Wlllets. whirn-daughter. Mi-s Klir abrth Wlllets. leienll) luarriufDr W. Im- . ln?rt. son of Dr. Kdward M, I jmbert if '- Kast . 1htrt)-s!Vinthslreii. at the Friends Met tin IlS'i-e in Kutherturd place. j Timothy C Croiilndiisi on Monday nuhi at Ids home, al "51 Carlton uveiiu,- Ii .-d o. in M I bUiUlh vear He wasadiiutlnl to tin liar i it M I IsJV tu Wa-hlngtou count). and, iuuuv-' lids js, e It), organized I tie law linn nf ( rar. ri,ter sV .f ( nuiiii. He ha hern u rrdde-iil ul llns.Kli u for J thirty ) ears, and was uus of the llepubliiaii . , j leaders In I he Twentieth ward liewusnlluvis ,t, elector In lMTU.nnd in the saiuo year las nrnther J was upon the Tlldeii electoral lb kvl m Oregon, Fur several years he was uu Kvcuti.e ( ominlt- V teemau of the Male liar Asms lation lit. usa 4 member of the )rusikl)u. Otfoul aid I'uioii 'fl league clubs and ftf the lmg Island Hiaturnrfl M and Jvew England ass teties. M Dr. Charles H. Williamson d ed on Monday ut, M St. John's Hospital, in Hraikl' n. in Ills sixty ,M eighth year lie was Un h Virginia ami aH served as a medical officer in the tnitesl s,tttttH fea navy for some years pre. esl mg the breaking sou of the rebellion, when he icired it ci.cfe.lir V acy. At the closeof the . ivll var i -srveitus surgeon in the Pacific, Mali triihi,i u. ii sn. Mrs. Hobert Monroe, wife of Thr-itrie il Ma - M ager Hols-rt Monroe, died a' bee tucthi r's he ma Insayvllle. L. I . on Mouda Mre Monrov was, D 'M ycurs old. and had been ill but a abort time U Don Pio I'leol, the last Mexican liovernorof M California, died at Los Angeles yesterday, s.4 S Us years. 3 .slaali.issv -aisaa s-tfK I lliW-nsiiaiiia aa ij - mni aal I i ' laaa M sssss-s-s-