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n,.1M)TO.v.Jn.!6.-In pursuane.ot pre-
.tin. notice. Mr. Turpi mem., tnd.) addrs.e4
. !:Atnte in Ion constitutional argument to
-I.. thai the prlmrr and paramount poner
? recognize a new Stale Is Te.ted. not In the
r-esldentof the United States, bat In Congress
!d' th,t clause of the Con.tltntlou which
Glares that Congress shall have power to rrg.
Jweeinnierce.th.t I., according to Mr. Tar
! intercourse, with foreign States. He spoke
,.,' . hoars nd a half. nd hud not concluded
"hrn the hour Cied for eulogies on ex-Speaker
rrlioof Georgia rrl.l.
Mr Tnrple. trtlnit with the treaty by which
.J',; Cfa,d Florida to the United States In
!'! e!d that m that treaty It was provided
Inst '"pain could not sell or alienate the Island
t CaU to any European power, and that It had
bn declared In the Ostend manifesto fifty
.....ago that the title of Stain to Cuba was a
dfffMlb'e title. The man who owned real
Utt wtl,oul the power to alienate It had a
very Inferior title, a degraded title In a legal
,, not ! actual and unlimited title. So In
regard to the title of Spain to the Island of
Cuba. If Spnlu could not alienate Cuba to any
.oner but the fnltrd States, she conld not r
U'nherown title to the Island when Us In.
habitant had concluded that tho Sovereign
of ipatn and her adviser were the cruel
enemies and oppressors of the people. Spain
bad lost her pover In Cuba through her Insuf
fersbls oppressions. The Cubans during the
wars between Spain and her colonies hail been
loral to Spain, and Sraln should hare been
lojal to them. Instead of that the sword, bare,
whetted, had been the only Judge to which
Spain bad resorted In hor dealings with the
Cohan. The ten years of actual hostilities In
Cuba, from 18us to 1878. had closd. not by a
lappresslon of the rebellion, but by a treatr of
laclCeatlon. on expressed conditions for a re
dress of grievances. These last two yean of
war were a part of the same war begun In 1808.
What was the dnty of the American people
toward the question ? It was claimed that Con
gress cou.d take no action In the matter, and
tbat it mut wait for tho Executive. This
proposition Mr. Turplo attacked and argued
aialost. taking the Constitution of the United
elates, in the power given to Congress ovjr
commerce, as the authority for his contention.
Tbls power, given to Congress, was paramount
10J plenary. It was a general power, and It
could not be destroyed by a construction of any
sob-concession of the Constitution. Such a
construction most be and was untenable. The
constitotl mal grant of power was that Congress
shall have power tn regulate commerce (that
Is. Intercourse) with foreign nations. One
Important means of such commerce was
the appointment of Ambassadors and
Ministers. If the President refused to
anpolnl a Minister or Arabusador or Consul, or
say officer of thai character such as In the
opinion f Cungress wa necessary and proper
to carry not the power of regulating commerce,
toulil id action or Inaction of the Executive
Cfftai that power of Congress? He did not
iMt.i lunula. He was of opinion that when
Coniteas tiaut made a law declaring that Inter
tii'jrv with a particular nation was necessary
and prnprr. Congre-s could use all the means to
carry that purpose Into execution and conld
temporarily appoint all sorts of diplomatic and
political awi'Lts to be u.rd as a means for exe
cut.nf ilpurpo.e. He argued that the power
tUento (.onitre'a In the matter was primary
ssdvr.iniuuiit. and that the power of the Ex
ecutive a nuxtltary, ancillary, secondary, to
taut cf Col gres.
I'nngre" bad authority not only to admit new
Stale., but to miik all laws to carry thai pur
pose Inueircutlnn, and ho knew or no closer
enalcgyto the amuUslon of a new State than
ire rwBnll'on nf a new member in the family
of nation., w helher as a now nationality or as a
new lurmot government In an old nationality.
It was verr clear that a law for the admission
of a new tatr. for the collection nf revenue, for
lti mutation of foreign Intercourse, for the
rr.t jnK'.on of a new (iiiverument. may been.
form) and carried Into execution by the
r'.wor of Congress and of Congress alone.
i was Congress that regulated foreign
liitrrruur. not the President, not the
r-.Ti.ue. Mil when a treaty was made
rooitad etr tnti.e will of Congress It had no
tti Het ii:mliiii nf .1 new power was an lu-il'i-t
tor the rc-iiiiauon of commerce, and the
pnnernf Cohsrus over that aiibjeol was para
111111111. na Impoped uion Congress by tha
kprvme law nf tne land. Recognition might
br ii.n.U' in several way, by sendlnu an Ambas
tanur, by rrceltlng an Ambassador, by public
pn i, amnion. It nad been made by treaty be
tnrri too nation that were not engaged in the
eonietl at all. It had been said that the Presi
dent might recojnire a new nationality or a
u form nf government. That was true.
Mr Turple said ha atreed thoroughly with
tiiedWim of the ftenatur front Ml-alsalppl (Mr.
("cruei. that eierv lino and syllable. In the
Lnn-titutlon leads up to the supremacy, not of
the 'resident, but of the people aa represented la
Lniness. The resolution nf Mr. Cameron only
Mpressed a part of me power of Congress. He
la 1 not been In favor of It. not that he had
ejected to It policy and Its purpose, but that
U did not approve of Its form. He bad thought
tost it was eipres.edin aform noisumclently
eeferenilsl to the executive. Hut now Congresa
a told, by prumuliaiion In the most public
manner, that It hail no right to pass on the que.
uiio at all. And ao, as deference had not been
ebujited toward ( ongreea. he did not see why
(Mtrenrr should nni to forgotten on the other
side, aud therefore he was in favor of the Cam
sron resolution,
KsferriDg to Mr. Hill's resolntl.m for the reo
ctmtlonof belllgereucy. Mr. Tnrpte asked why
were should be any hesitation In agrelnu to
t when paln herself had recugnlted the ex
Utenca of belligerency.
Speaking uf the tn.chas In the Island of Cob.
Jlr-Turploiuaed whether they were established
ror tho purpose of enabling the Spanish
forces to sutdagate Cuba. Nut at all. he added.
7. ' "''.re built for the purpose of preventing
lbs mllltaty force of the republic of Cuba
ISS i,ki'"r Pelon of the civil and military
klHi '' the Island. He had read of trochas
wiore. out he m,t never read of one composed
f.iV m'"Ula. Tho trocha was an old
S?.h,n!?,,",t' of wnr- 1'erhaps the most
eelsbraitj m.lance nf It was the wall of
teteras, bollt across the Island of Brit
l?m.l"r .whl purpose? To prevent tho
T?,.V .'r.om.. I"llns North Hrltaln?
io prerent the Human from a conquest of tho
m . $co1 ' : bt to prevent the Picta
Rrti.iJol'i.'Tm Invaillnit the Itoman part of
tn... i '.' "bowed a limitation of the Itoman
tatT.' vf J " ,he two trochas showeil the llml.
cat,. nJ"" pow"r ot th" y Danish monarohy In
ih. ,." trochas were built in defence of
In.irf. " '." '" defence of the military forces
SJi r ?'ornoo,hr Purpose. Th subjuga
ahW.n";' llm,n ot "" republic had been
het.J.rl1".''1 "." 1 l"ner thought of.
m.rT. ? '" ,," 'I'ath of .Maceo. the com
SSii" 'f. ,n ' '"'an armle. Mr. Turpi
A-;i?..c"ll""f:'Uly nf funtaln.neneral
ill.- 1L 1 "L1 'hdescrllmbly liltnlntillve rep
iid'ehSi" wb0 i"1 '" ,wrd against women
bolM?..!"1, V' mct tlm enemy with paper
f ili.i''proclf.,DOt',"'- ni1 M he murderer
loterrM 7nt , Ml" eo bn,15'. he ld. had been
lis" tali0 "" ."'"'' """ "r l "ba. and as coun
be: S; !"' t""' l! ' Untied States had
TOtmrS2r7' w"" "'e name, of Warren and
nn.o,,'l",,oltlol'',' Mai eo would have his
"ssm na in,hV,e tmT"9 na cl,lM or
In, th.'!'?!' tr,r"nl to recent statements show.
Wrilt win l Vf'"","0'' "f Onenie. in Cuba, en
Jtrfeet i.i'n U,e i"1" uf the republic, wa in
PMDVeS.l?,iwllh. "" touiallon of :i0.000
nVZir"'1, " hlaotlng. ploughing, and pur
haiotnr,rIu,?"l,TO?,','n,i nd he asked of
"or "u?.J .""i' K,f ( ub.s could a similar deacrin
the eitv n? it. ' t"ro """ "o civil government In
b)tb.ttri-ha, 'i" .7 ln. 'be country defended
Pocr'.l i !' . o that. Instead ot there being
bcaln ih'. fJfr,D'"l,nt. "' ( "ba except that of
rnrue'rit In rni" U"u thrr WM no "11 KOT
fcllhrenei'U"xc,,pl. '"' nf lD" republic
Bed lattU J; 1 'rieil, should be ordered lm.
.i,."a ",ri".nll before the next sun
lfof7r,!,."?'i'."oaiaa,!a"reatdeal In be.
'"olut ,?.',, V0,11 li"n"t' It would enable the
andieiunfiA V'i":rn.m'nl .t0 1"',u,, u boud"
Mm?l,a',,v,n',t, '""""'. of marque
tik . ar't I"T '' would T)e .ntltled
laavruiV.,-. ,n,,rmna.JP,Ie1'-. ll wu''l oreak
roondcuu tiT,l"l,,h,it HVln had established
lhaivi?e.rlroch.,,,"ch more formidable
Mt SJlne M.''"?:!."' wt)ioh " n"1 'Poken.
V In aM V,mtu "' ,be " " be
epanl.i c?1'r!1r5,.U.Ln.w,"f'aI"1 wouls drive
""Pel rI?'ic" fr"m !,',, oceaa- t "ouW
"" o'i li Us1n.,",l,'V"ersl ,Pn"b freilit,
parket n,rl?.. pV.,,h "curltiea without a
Yk paper ineit,T4 li ""."""t from a New
r'tl'in Tfew ri"!1'' bolng that at a publlo
"Ms th.flt i .yi " f -'-000 of Bpanlsh
lir and ti,.. 'ia "' on,r ten ce,lt "
U dollar: "'" WM for 'leT9n cenU oa
""Vlre. KL.itdt.h'. t";' ,wf" Interrupted by
tt'ttewag,fld,?,?,,VW,iilUI,ib?,.or" the b,nal
bouncln, tV- rt.th.f ""."V of llepresentatlvee
ttsrl., n?.,'i iefR,'.h of. lu '?"" Speaker.
bo"loo liem ?i2', ofor,L- nrt, "ereupon Mr
'i the busineanf' ?er;1 r"lutlono suspend.
Stunlty f J,el,,,?i',,.h" ,bnat o as to gi op
Ctlsn LV L r tributes to the memory of Mrl
"h and oUhi1.w'.nt on t0 uel" a enloiy on the
. w.Prei i. 'rMtero' heex.bpeaker. En
A tjriltep revl,,o,ro0nnM' bySenatora OaluS-
M .ArJ. MIlU tueni, txj, Cwter (Hep.,
Mon.). Danlsls (Dsm Va.1, and Beoon (Dam.,
Oa.). and then, aa a further; mark of respect,
the Senate adjourned.
A resolution wa offered by Mr. Pettlgrew
(811., S. D.) and waa referred to the Committee
on Contingent Expenses, for a select committee
to Inquire Into the Issue of land paten U to the
Paelflo railroads, and aa to th diversion from
the gross earnings of thaanbeldles paid by the
companies to the Paelflo Mall Steamship Com
pany. And notice was given by Mr. Oear
(Hep., towa). Chairman of the Paelflo Ilallroad
Committee, that after the Nicaragua Canal bill
vras ont of the way be would ask the Henata to
consider the Paelflo Ilallroad Commission bill,
Mr. White iDem., Cal.) giving notice that ob
jection would be made to the consideration of
thai bill.
Cardinal Gibbons, wearing the red skullcap
of his office, oconpled for a few minute a eat
In the dlplnmatlo gallery, and ex. Senator Man
dersonof Nebraska a seat In the reserved gallery.
Caas.C1.aaaaa Ha nisebstas fSaaaaaeae
to tlvBTereoai Market Court.
Capt. Chapman ot the West Thirtieth itreet
station had the case of Charles Ulnchman, pro
prietor of the HIJou Cat at SOS Sixth avenue,
whom he accused of violating the Excise law,
only to hare him discharged by Magistrate
Deuel ln Jefferson Market Court on Saturday,
reopened yesterday afternoon by arraigning
Hlnchman ln conrt on a summons. The Captain
said to the Magistrate that be had overslept
on Saturday aud that he did not think the
charge would have been dismissed then If he
bad been present.
"This man has sold liquor between the hours
of 1 and 6 o'clock mornings, although he had
no hotel accommodation there," explained the
Captain. "He has moved furniture Into the
rooms on the floor over 604. since the last ar
rest, but he has nothing to do with the rooms
over 602, which are rented by Mrs. Annie
Anntng. Those were the rooms which he told
me be bad originally furnished for hotel ac
commodations, but I have an affidavit from her
to the effect that be never had any right to
those apartment. Now, I understand that the
poor woman Is going to be evicted because she
ha furnished me with evidence against him. I
wish your Honor would bear her story."
TnthlsJ.MIUIkeu Foster. Hlnchman' lawyer,
objected, and asked for an adjournment until
Thursday afternoon. The Captain Insisted,
bowever. saying tbat he waa going to present
the case to the Grand Jury, and had also a
meeting" arranged with Deputy State Excise
Commissioner ISeorge W, Illlllard for tn-day
for the purpose ot having Hlnchman's license
" ell." said the Magistrate. "I have nothing
to do with Mr. Illlllard. and If you are going be.
fore tbn Grand Jury, I do not see why we need
to go Into it here at all."
"Oh. I do not propose to go to the a rand
Jury until after the case has been passed uoon
" Well. then. I think Mr. Mllllken's request
Is reasonable, and I will set th case down for
Thursday afternoon next at :! P. M."
Then the Captain Introduced the reporter!
to Mrs. Anntng, who said that she was going to
be dispossessed, but Immediately afterward ad
mitted that ehe had paid yesterday $40 on ao
count ot J7S for the month' rent. She also ad
mitted tbat at on. time she and Hlnchman bad
been friendly, and be had ben one of her beet
roomer until they fell out and he left.
Haaaaaerwtala Olvea Ball suae, (ha Tare of
th Other la Coaalaa.
Theatrical Manager Oscar UammersUln waa
arraigned before Judge Fitzgerald yesterday In
the Court of Oeneral Sessions to plead to the
Indictment charging him with maintaining a
nuisance by giving an Indecent performance In
the Olympla Mnslo HalL The show purported
to be a burlesque of th Seeley dinner. He
pleaded not guilty and gave SS0O ball. Mr.
House, his lawyer, said tbat It wa a strange
proceeding to Indict the Imitator when the
originator of the Seeley dinner show had not
been hauled up for violating the law.
"We have In our possession." said Mr. House,
"the testimony as to what actually took place
at Sherry's, and I ask the Court to order th
Orand Jury to Investigate the matter, and we
hereby offer to furnish ample evidence of the
events of that dinner."
Judge Fitzgerald remarked that the original
Seeley dinner performance waa being Investi
gated by the District Attorney, who was pro
ceeding ln the regular way and needed no as
sistance. District Attorney Olcott expect to have to-day
a copy of the testimony taken by the Police
Hoard about throrlglual dinner, and after look
ing over It will submit the matter to the Grand
Jury to-morrow. He Is of the opinion that in
dictment can be found on the testimony fur
nished by the women known as Little Egypt
and Minnie Kenwood. At any rate the Grand
Jury will have all the evidence in the original
Seeley dinner case for consideration on Wednes
Lawyer Wa to O.l alS.OM far Flalac
S3,0S0 far Yattasc Cansaa,
Charles 11. Daniels, a lawyer. learned tbat
there was deposited with the City Chamberlain
to the credit 5f Richard F. Carman, while he
wa nnder age tn 1882, (24,444 arising from
the sale tn partition of the estate of Itlchard F.
Carman, a relative. On June 1 last, when
young Carman waa Just of age, Daniel got from
him a contract to give the lawyer half of any
property the lawyer might obtain for him.
Four day after the contract wa made Daniel
Informed Carman that J:iH.O0O. including the
accumulations, wa In charge of the City Cham
berlain, and an application to recover the money
wa made. The court sent the matter to a ref
eree to pass upon the claim, and Charles E.
Whitehead, the attorney of the Carman family,
took proceedings to act aside the contract. Law
yer Charles II. lluaaall. who was appotntad ref
eree ln tbat proceeding, finds that Daniels Is en
titled to only 1300 for his service.
Charsss r Fraaa la tha Elcetlea la a!,
Wamusoto. Jan. 26. The condition of af
fairs In connection with the choice of a Senator
from the State of Delaware was called to the
attention of the Senate to-day by Mr. burrows
(Hep, Mich.), who presented a paper signed by
the three Presidential electors for tbat State, in
which It Is asserted that through illegal and
fraudulent action a majority of about S00 Re.
riubllcen votes In Kent county had been changed
nto a Democratic majority of about 200. Mr.
Burrows also presented a paper signed by th
Speaker of th Senate and the Speaker of the
House, asserting tbat legislators chosen by the
people were evicted from the State Capitol, and
that the powers nf the Slate Government were
usurped by a corrupt oligarchy, both papers
urged the Senate to take action ln tbe premises.
In connection with the same subject Mr. Cband.
ler (Rep., N. H.I announced bis Intention to
uggest to the Senate whether some method
cannot b fixed "to prevent the wholesale lar
ceny of Senatorships in various States."
Th Hoprtae Court (o Take as Kaeaa Vatll
March 1.
Wash INUTOX. Jan. 23.-Chlf Justice Fuller
announced to-day that the Supreme Court
would take the usual February recess beginning
next Monday and ending Mondny. March 1. He
also announced tbat the several cases assigned
for last week, to be argued before a full bench,
would poorer nntll the reaasembllng of conrt
In March. Tnee Include the case nf tho Inter
state Commerce Commission vs. tbe Alabama
Midland and the Detroit, Grand Haven and
Wisconsin Railroad companies; the Hoyden
Power Drake Company vs. the Westlngbouse
Drake Company and George II. Wrstinghouse,
Jr.; the Northern Paelflo Railroad Company vs.
Attorney-General C.J Smythe of Nebraska,
who was to-day admitted tn practice, asked the
court to advance for an early bearing tbe noted
Maximum Freight Rate case, appealed from
the Nebraska Supreme Court, and which have
been pending several years.
Froeeedlac la th Tloate.
Waiuhsotos, Jan, 25. Tbe House to-day dis
posed of a lot ot miscellaneous business, and to
ward the close of the session entered upon the
consideration nf the Indian Appropriation bill.
In the time allotted to general debate on the
measure, Mr. Johnson (Hep, Ind.) gave to tha
House at length hi views upon tbe necessity
for a revlsla- jf the currency and banktnglaws.
About a quarter of tbe text of the bill, which
Include eighty printed page, was disposed of.
Tbe conference report upon the Immigration
bill was presented by Mr. Dan ford (Ren., O,),
who gave notice tbat he would aak th House
to take it up Wednesday and dispose nf It.
mils were pa'aed to rernlate the disposition
of dead bodies In the District of Colombia and
to prevent tbe spread of contagious diseases In
the District.
A Senate bill waa passed, directing a survey
from the mouth of the Jetties at Galveston,
Tex., through Buffalo Hayou to Houston.
Tat Hettraaseat la She Arasy.
WAsmsaTO.f, Jan. 25. There were two re
tirement ln tb army f-day, Col. Oliver D.
Greene, Assistant Adjutant-General, stationed
at tbe Presidio, CaL. and Major Clarence Ewen.
surgeon, th former ceasing active duty on
reaching the age limit, and -the Utter after
thirty years' service.
Ha tVlll Lay It lie for th Saaata Te-Bar
Caaaa4ar Melville Raaavarlaa: fraaa
aa Ojxrallea-MaarasB Ceurt BttUas
That Mailer Must Kes Their Caalraeta,
WARniKOTO, Jan. 25. -Senator HIU has re
ceived a memorial from a local grange of the
Patrons of Husbandry In Cattaraugus county,
N. Y., asking for th appointment of J. H. Brig
ham of Ohio as Secretary of Agrloullure la
President McKloley'i Cabin., and he vras
around on the Republican side of the Senate to
day Inquiring what he wa expected to do with
It, II consulted with Senator Proctor, who
poses aa MoKlnley's nearest friend ln the Sen
ate, and he conferred with Senator Sher
man, who Is to be the head man In
the next Administration, and Is supposed
to take an Interest In the selection ot
his associates. The memorial was also submit
ted to Senator Chandler, who was not an organi
sation IcKlnley man, and never has been, and
dees not pretend to be. For these reason Mr.
HIU thought that Senator Chandler's advice
would be disinterested. Ho also conaolted Sen.
ator Drier, who once lived In Ohio, and had
more or leu to do with the formation of Cabi
nets in the post. But he got no satisfaction
from any of these gentlemen, and therefore do
elded to call th attention of the Senate to tbe
subject. To-mnrrnw morning he will lay tbe
memorial before that body for such aollon a
may be thought proper, anil take the opportu
nity of making a few pertinent remark". Sena,
tor Hill thinks that tho appointment of Cabi
net ofllcers by petition Is a new Idea. This
method has not been adopted br J. 11. llrlgbatn
alone, who in President of the National UranRe,
but by ex.Gov. Hoard of Wlaoonsln. Blank
are sent to dairymen all over the country to be
signed and forwarded tn President McKlnley.
These petitions are uniform. Tbey set forth at
length the virtues and public service of Gov.
Hoard, and ask his appointment aa Secretary ot
Agriculture because of the service he would be
able to render the cheese and butter Industries
of the country. Mr. John Grant of Texas, who
also aspires to a Cabinet ofllce, had his petitions
bound In voumea, with morocco covers and
handsomely embossed, 'lhey contain a fine
Photograph of Mr. Grant, too, tn order. that
Major McKlulev may study tiie face as well as
the character uf the candidate.
The Secretary of State bas sent several com
munications to Congreaa, both formal and in
formal, requesting nn appropriation of S1I50,
000 as the first Installment to pay the expense
ot the proper teuresentatlon or the United
States at the Paris Exposition of 1000. and
authority fur the appointment of a Commissioner-General
and statf of assistants, but no
action has been taken. It Is probable tbat
the Sundry Civil Appropriation Dill will
contain the necessary provisions. It wilt
not go Into effect until after President McKln
ley'a Inauguration and will therefore not Inter
fere with tbe aspirations nf Republican candi
date for the appointment. Nearly all of the I
great nations of the earth have already appoint
ed their commissions, have space reserved ln
the buildings at Parts, and begun the prepara
tion nf their exhibit, but the United States Is
usually last on these occasions and attends to
such things In a hurry. At tbe last
Paris Exposition this Government did
not get In an application until nearly
all the apace was awarded, and therefor
our exhibits wer scattered all oierthe grounds
tn the most Inconvenient and Inaccessible
filace. The European Government spend years
n preparation. In order to have their exhibits
complete and symmetrical, and, realizing tbe
Importance nf such expositions to their com
merctal and industrial interesta. they grant lib
eral appropriations and appoint tbelr ablest
men. In order that the arte, Industrie, and
commerce of tbelr people may be Illustrated In
the beet manner possible. The United States
has never bad an opportnnltr to show what w
ran do at a foreign exposition. The Commissioner-General
has never had time to make
adequate preparations. He has always been ao
limited In fund that he could not do the coun
try Justice. There Is yet three years before the
opening of the exposition, and If an appinprl
atlon is made and commissioners are appointed
at once after the Inauguration of Major McKln
ley It will be possible to do better at Paris In
11)00 than In 1880.
That part of the shipping laws of the United
State which authorizes the arrest ot sailors
who refuse to oUtcrvo the term of their con
tracts to serve on board vessels was to-day de
clared by the Supreme Court to be constitu
tional, and within the Jurisdiction of State
courts to enforce.
Justice Harlan. In a vigorous dissenting
opinion, asked what difference there waa in
essence betwe-n th overseer standing over a
man with a lash tn hand and compelling hltnto
labor against his will, and tne United Stalee
Government, through Its Marshal, oouipelllng
a man to work under a contract which he no
longer wished to observe. Discussing the pnssl.
blllllea nf legislation under the prtncioles nf the
decision of the court, he nsned- "What a sen.
satlnn would result from the passage by n tato
Legislature of a law authorizing the arrest of a
domestic employee who nad contracted for six
months' service, but who had at the end
of a month, tor reason satisfactory to
himself or herself, decided to abandon the con
tract ?" Yet, he aaserted, the right ot the stale
to do that rested upon Just aa solid a basis a
tbe decision of tbe Court in this rase. Tbe leg
islative department, he added, had nu power
whatever except such as wa conferred upon It
by the Constitution, and that did not give Con
gress the right to pa a law which compelled
one man to serve another against his will In a
matter ot purely personal and private contract.
Commodore George W. Melville, Englneer-tn.
Chief of the navy, la convalescing from the
effects of a severe operation performed on him
last Tuesday, which Is believed to have eradl
cated the cause of serious Intestinal disorder
which he contracted in Siberia after the Jean
nctte disaster and which has frequently since
that time threatened his life. Two weeks ago
the trouble assumed such malignant form that
the naval surgeons, after consultation, decided
thai Immediate operation wa the only hope for
the papular bureau chief, and he submitted to
their opinion. For a day or two his condition
was exceedingly critical, but he has finally
been pronounced out of danger, and Is expected
to return to dnty In the Navy Department the
latter part ot tbe week.
Representative Ilarthold ot Missouri, the
Chairman of the House Committee on Immi
gration, will oppose tbe conference report on
the Immigration bill which nrovldes an educa
tional test for Immigrants. Tbe two features of
tb report to which he objects are those which
estop the wife. If she be Illiterate, from landing
with her husband, provided tbe latter can read
and write, and the provision which require
that tbe immigrant shall be able to read the
language ot his nativity or place jf residence.
Delegate Flinn of Oklahoma reported tn-day
from tbe Committee nn Publlo Lauds the bill
Introduced by him to provide free homesteads
on Government lands In Oklahoma Territory.
The committee recommends the passage of the
bill as amended and passed by the Senate, and
cites the fact that the bill was Indorsed at the
St. Louis Convention which nominated Mc
Klnley. and that the substance of It was also In
dorsed by the Democratic and Populist Conven
tions, It asserts that not one-third of the lands
Involved titn ever bo profitably cultivated with
out Irrigation. It denies that the report of the
late Secretary Smith Is correct In stating that
the Government will lose $:I3.J00.0(I0 n the
event that the bill should become a taw.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee to
day reported a bill providing that the shore end
of any new submarine lelegraphlo cable which
shall be protected In any foreign country by
exclusive landing rights or other special priv
ileges, shall not be permitted tn land In this
country without the consent of Congress.
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs to
day ordered favorably reported the resolution
requesting the Secretary of state to glvo the
llon.e the present status of the treaty by which
the United States and Great HrlUln are re.
alrictrd from building or maintaining war ves
sel nn the great lakes. In tha discussion Mr.
Smith (Rep., Mich.), who Introduced the resolu
tion, read a tetter written tn Secretary Herbert
in Irili.1 approving tbe course of the Navy Do-
Farlmont In refusing to consider bids nf the
letrclt Dry Dock Company for building war
ships. Senator Chandler to-day offered a bill pro
viding that nn person or persons shall be In
dicted, tried, or cnnrloted in any court of the
United State for the doing of any act or nets
whatever In aid of the republla nf Cuba, or nf
the body, br whatever name known, now en
gaged In military conflict In tbe Island of Cuba
against the Government nf Spain, which would
not be unlawful according to the laws of war.
At tbe meeting ot tne Senate Committee on
the Judiciary this morning the nominations of
Charles B. Howreynf Mlaslsalnpl, to be Asso
ciate J nstlce of the Court of Claims, and Charles
F. Armldun. to be District Judge for the Dis
trict of North Dakota, were ordered to be favor
ably reported. wl(h the proviso thut uctlon shall
not be taken by the Ssnato until benator
Mitchell. In the one case, and Senator Hans
brrngh. In the other, can be hoard from.
An officer of the United States navy detailed
for duty on a schoolsblp le entitled to pay as nn
sea duty for the time he I so employed. This
wa the Judgment of tbe Court of Claim upon
the petition of Lieut. William J. Barnett, who
erved a Instructor on th St. Mary's at New
York, and this Judgment wa afflrmsd by the
Supreme Court of tbe United State to-day.
Ensign N. T. Coleman, recently tried by
court-martial at Washington for culpable In
efficiency and disobedience of orders while act
ing as naval sUsl Inspeolor at Harrisburg, was
found guilty and sentenced to a year's suspen
sion with loss of twelve numbers. Secretary
Herbert, has remitted tb suspension and or
dered him to be reduced six numbers, with,
restoration to duty, .
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Park Boars to Take Final Action la th
Matter Next Moaduy.
At yesterday's meeting of the Park Hoard
Joseph A. Ooulden, aa a representative ot the
North Side Taxpayers' Alliance, wanted to read
asot of resolutions favoring the establishment
ot the proposed now Zoological Garden tn
Bronx Park,
" Rut we have passed that stage of (he discus
sion," said Commissioner Stiles, "There Is no
difference of onlnlon between us and the mem
bers of the Zoological Society as to the location
of the garden. We merely differ aa tothe details
of the agreement which Is now before ua."
President McMillan then explained that, a
the Par Commissioners had received no of
ficial notice thai the Hoard of Directors ot the
ZoCloglcal Society bad formally Indorsed the
modified agreement drawn by the members of
the socletv's committee to meet certain ob
jections to the original agreement made by him
at tbe last meeting of the Para Board, they
oould not act on the matter.
W. T. Hornady, a member of the Zoological
Society, raid that the niodltled agreement had
been Indorsed by the Board ot Directors. Il
wa throuch a misunderstanding, he said, that
the Park Board had not been noitlled at once
and the agreement will come up for flnal ac
tion next Monday.
A letter was received from Morris K. Jeaup,
President of the Board of Trustees of the Amer
ican Museum of Natural History, stating that
tbe grounds about the museum building lu Man
hattan square were In wretched condition. Mr.
Jesup asked tbe Park Commissioners to Join tbe
trustees of the museum In a request tn tne leg
islature for an appropriation to put the square
In proper shape. The request was referred to
President McMillan.
Construction Engineer M. A. Kellogg reported
that the work of delivering the granite neces
sary to the completion of the ground around
Grant's Tomb was not progressing rapidly. If
something was not done to expedite tbe work,
he said, tbe grounds would not be completed by
April 15, aa agreed. The board ordered Secre
tary Leary to notify Contractor Slattery, who
la furnishing tb granite, to hurry along the
Itherir Johaaea Still llnattaa far Ilia
Cauala Arthur.
WniTE Plaiks, N. Y Jan. 23.-George W.
Palmer, a cousin of Arthur Palmer, the matri
cide of Mamaroneck, who Is still at large, was
arrested last night by Sheriff Johnson and bis
deputies at bis home near Larchmont upon a
charge of attempting to kill Lawyer Hunt and
others who wer Instrumental In having him
committed to an Insane asylum after he had
shot Lemuel Tompkins at Larchmont last sum
mer. When the Sheriff and his posse arrived at
Palmer's house he wus In the woods near-by
chopping wood. Tbe deputies hid mull he re
turned, and as be approached the house over
powered him so that he could do no harm.
Palmer was brought to the county Jail and
locked np pending proceedings by the District
Attorney aud Superintendent nf the Poor to
have him committed tn an Insane asylum.
Palmer dsclaree thut he is persecuted and is not
Sheriff Johnson ha Ms deputies still hunting
the escaped murderer, and If he Is not captured
this week tho Sheriff will oner a reward for
Mm. It is believed thai a letter Arthur re
ceived on the night of the shooting, a week azo,
led to his killing hi mother ami brother. When
Leonard returned from New York Inst Monday
night he stopped at the Post Office and got
some letter, one. of which was for Arthur.
Arthur took the letter and went tn his room,
wberu he reit'i it, Hu then came down stairs and
committed hi terrible crime.
Application will be maile this week to Surro
gate Sllkman to iue letter of administration
on the estate of Mm, Palmer and Leonard. It
la estimated that the estate will amount to
about J.'IO.OOO.
nvnoi.AttH mi or at.
Th Tklavee Itrapped a Part or Their
nootv aad Escaped.
PonT.lRHVis, Jan. 23.- The store of William
Dermody at Cocbecion, Sullivan county, N. Y.,
was robbed ot a quantity of Jewelry, silverware,
revolvers, .tic, early on Saturday morning. In
tha afternoon Erie track foreman Thomas
Reagan and his men saw two suspicious fellows
with bundles walking on the tracks two miles
wrstot that place. Tho trackmen gave chase,
and the men dropped their bundles and lied
toward Pennsylvania, t-eelng tbelr pursuers
were gaining on them one ot the burglars
turned and fired bis revolver, the ball of which
Just missed Reagan. A the pursuers wer
unarmed they returned to the village and or
ganlzed two searching parties, one of which,
with a team and slstgh, overtook the two fellows
on tbe Pennsylvania side nf tho river.
They were asked to ride and accepted the of
fer, but when they were told that they were un
der arrest the) demanded to see the warrants.
One man lu the tlt'lgh produced a shotgun and
said: "This Is our warrant." One of the bur
glar coolly replied: "Wei!. I gnesa we had
belter take a walk." Their captors tried to pre
vent their leaving and alight ensutd. In which
shnts were exnhaneed on both aides, but nobody
was Injured, and they escaped. On Sunday they
were aeon at Hancock, where they boarded an
Erie freight train hound east. Tho bundles
which were picked up contained a large part of
the stolen goods.
m exvel the JiAnnrnn.
Noelallat Labor I'edrratlnn'a Method af
Anticipating Heceaeloa,
Tbe Socialist Central Labor Fcderatllon which
the union barbers threaten to leave because it
la opposed to the proposed bill licensing barbers
Is taking lime by tbe forelock and expelling tbe
union. That is a favorite plan of the Federation
when a union becomes dissatisfied with Its
methods and Is about to secede. It was learned
yesterday tbat the Federation will vote next
Sunday on the Question of expelling the union.
Thai data waa selected because the union had
decided to wait until then befnrn seceding tusee
it the Feilerallou would withdraw its opposition
to the bill.
Of course, even Socialists cannot expel a union
without assigning ome reason. The Socialists
say that the barbers have been guilty of con
duct "utihecniiitng a union" lu Issuing 711.1
membership card when they have only lntl
members. This method nf watering the mem
bership stock la not uncommon In labor unions,
but the Federation say that. In addition, thn
barbers lease the watered membership cards at
a rental of ten cents a neck. The barbers do
clare that tho charges are ridiculous and can
easily be disproved.
llclliich IJuelty nt Werk Anions: the 'X-oaa-ehiiremen.
Edward McIIugh, the English trades union
organizer. Is Industriously carrying out his
lnl'on of organizing unions among the 'long.
sho, itnen In this country. Meetings were held
yesterday afternoon and evening at Apollo
Hall, 4U5 Ninth avenue. New York, and at St,
Mary's Hall. Hoboken, This evening meetings
Hill be held In Greenwich Hall. Christopher
and Hudson street. New York, and at Irving
Hall, Brooklyn. To-morrow evening McHush
will aadresa th 'longshoremen at 61 South
street. New York,
No IVoar That Wright Hold Adnltcrated
The Appellate Term ot the Supreme Court
has reversed a Judgment ot the Justice in the
Eighth District Court holding tbat Thomas E.
Wright sold adulterated milk. One of Wright's
milk wagons was stopped at 1 o'clock In tbe
morning last summer and an examination of
tbe milk cans waa made. It was found tbat the
milk In some of the cans waa uol pure. Justice
Hlschoff says that It should have been shown
also that the milk was sold or offered for sale.
In the case of William Plat, who wa fined In a
police court, charged with sallloc adulterated
milk, and was subsequently sued under tha
statute, th Appellate Term held that both pen
altlos conld not b enforced.
xax rniENos or jue williko
i, tnon witu MAJon m1 kin let.
TTIIeola r Brooklyn. Waymlr r Cal I ret
ain, aad Evan of Teaaeeeaa TJ raced aa
Candidate tpna the Irldat.KIet
-Mrs, MaKlaler Htart far Chlaaao.
Canto, O., Jan, 25. Francis L. Wilson, Con
gressman from a Brooklyn district: Judge Way.
mire of California, and II. Clay Evans of Ten
nessee wer the men urged upon Major McKln
ley to-day for Cabinet appointments. The rep
resentative of each were received cordially, but
otoneof the three parties will carry back to lis
principal tbe tender of the place sought. The
day close without any substantial progress In
the Cabinet building. The case of Lyman J.
Oage apparently remain In statu quo. and
nothing has occurred durlug the day to change
the report of last night on the Treasury port
folio. Mr. Wilson was represented by Walter B.
Atterbury and Rots B. Appleton. Tbey called
on Major MoKlnley this afternoon, and, aside
from setting forth the eminent qualifications
of Congressman Wilson for tbe Navy portfolio,
referred to him as a man who hail held aloof
from local entanglements, and might be select
ed to represent tho Empire State tn tbe Cabinet
without antagonizing any faction of Repub
licans. They will remain hero' until to-morrow,
and It Is understood that other will be here to
say a good wonl for Congressman Wilson.
Judge Waymlre's case wa presented by Fre
mont Older, a San Francisco man. Mr. Older
raid afterward that he regarded the Interior
yortfollo as practically sure to go elthor to
udge McKenna or Judge Wu mire.
II. Clay Evans was boomed by A. II. Petti
bone. Col. T. II. Baker, and John C. Houk, nil
ot Tennessee, and at present all member of the
State Assembly. They prefer to have Mr.
Evans madePottmasler-Geoeral, but would be.
elated by his selection for any Cabinet plncr.
They told Major McKlnlcr they had been sent
here by the Republican nf the Tennessee Leg
Islaturo; that every Republican newspaper.
everv member of the State Committee, every
Ilepuhl'can county organlratlon, every city
Republican organlratlon. every Republican
leader In the State, tho rank and file of the
party, and a lurge proportion of the opposition
party fevured Mr. Evans's appointment.
John R. Lynch of Natchez. Miss., a leader
among the negroes, and G. F. Howies nf the
same city, had an earnest talk with the Major
this afternoon. Colored men for Southern Post
Offices were discussed. ,
Judge Richard Yates of Chicago, an old per.
soral friend of Malor McKlnley, was one of the
oallera. He came to say a good wonl for a
friend aspiring to a minor place, and said hi
visit concerned nothing of general Importance.
Lyman J. Gage, he said, could not be selcctrd
for the Treasury portfolio without some oppo
sition, James A. Gartleld of Cleveland was among
the caller. He ia a State Senator, waa at tbe
Columbus reunion, and has gone over a portion
of tne State lately. It 1 presumed thai he
talked over tho attitude of tne members of the
Legislature and the general situation In the
Stato as rerard the Senatorial question.
Mrs. McKlnley, accompanied by her slater,
Mrs. M. (J. Barber, started for Chicago to-night.
They will be guests of their cousins. Capt. and
Mr. McWIUIams. Mrs. McKlnley Is not going
to try on her Inauguration gowns, because they
have not been ordered. She ha received some
samples, and will make selections from them
soon. Major McKlnley does cot expect to Join
her In the Windy City.
vsios fAciric roKKCLosunt:
Attaraer.Ueaeral flaraaea latanae tha Men.
ata of the Stepa lie Una Taken.
Wahiotox. .Inn. 2.1,-ln response to a reso
lution, the Attomev. General to-day stated to
the Senate that an agreement ha been made
with tho reorganlratlon committee of the Union
Pacific Railway Company respecting the fore
closure of the Government lien on the property
of that company. He also says he hasdeslgnated
tho United States Ttust Company of New York
as the depository, and that S4.300.000 had been
deposited under the agreement. Tbe names of
those comprising the reorganization committee
are Lnul Fitzgerald, Chairman ; Jaenh
Schlff, T. Jeffervon Coolldge. Jr.. Chauncey M.
Depew. Mervln Hnghltt, and Oliver Ames, 2d.
Among the correspondence transmitted Is a
letter from President Cleveland to the Attorney-General
directing him. In the case of the
Union Pacific and tbe Kanaax Pacific, "atler
taking snch precautions and perfecting such
arrangements as are possible lo assure as far ns
practicable the payment uf their Indebtedness
to the Got eminent a a result of the suit now
pending or other to be instituted, to lake such
proceedings in the courts as shall be needful to
protect ami defend the rights and Interests of
the United Slate In respect of such Indebted
ness, mid tn lake slepe to foreclose the mort
gages nr hena of the United States upon the
property of thesM railroad companies,"
In tho case nf the other aided Pacific railroad,
astowhlrh no foreclosure suits are pending, the
Prrldent naid that a different situation was '
presented, which required furtherconalderation
before deciding the course lo be taken by tbe
Representative Power of Vermont, the
C'hiilrmauof the House Committee nn Paclrlo
Railways, said to-day that the rub-eommltte
will In all probability report favorably to lbs
full committee to. morrow the Harrii-nn btll to
settle the Indebtedness nf all the bond-elded
railroads to the Government by a commission,
Thlt is the plan that waa originally suggested
by Representative Harrison ot Alabama. The
Harrison hill, however, will be n enlarged a to
Include the Slonx City and Pacific Railroad.
Judge Powers says If the commission bill is fa.
vorably reported by the full committee and fails
to In-come a law. the Government will have no
other recourse than to foreclose Its several
Tha lluUaon River and lserkahlre Kit.
Ai.nANV, N. Y.. Jan. 23. -The Hudson River
and Berk. hire Railroad Company was Incor
porated to-day with the Secretary of Slate,
with a capital of 1100,000. The principal office
will bo In New York city. The company will
build a standard. giiace steam road about ten
miles lu length, from Ancraiti, N. Y., to Egre
mont. Mnaa.
The director are; John B. Yale. William S.
Chapman. William It. Burnett, James L. Sim
mons, Arthur I. I)als, .lames ('. Ritchie of
New York city; William B. Chapman of Brook
lyn, Natbuulo! G. Read of Boston, and C.J.
Walton of Wayne, Pa.
Nn FrnvtaloH for Mrnttyvllle llnnda,
I.nrivil.t.K. Ky.. Jan. 25. -Tho bondholders
of the Richmond, Nlcholasvlllo and Irvine Rail
road will probably lose tbelr entire holdings by
tho reorganisation nf the Louisville, New
Albany and Chicago Rallrond. The Richmond.
Nicholas ille and Irvine road wa bonded for
$1,0011.(100. and the bonds were Indorsed by the
I.uulatllle. Now Albany and Chicago. No In
terest lu been paid since 1K:H. and there I nn
prov lnti for the pnwnuut uf the lunula In the
order given III Indianapolis for the sale nf the
Motion property llulf a million uf the bonds
are held In Louisville,
Mensnrlnl In Wnlker II. Aditme.
Wiiitk Pi.ai.sk, N, Y., Jan. 2.".-The citizens
of the northern portlnu of Wo'tchester county
are to ereel a magnificent water fountain at
Bedford as a monument to the memory uf the
late Walker B. Adam, a promlneii citizen uf
that village, who wa murdered by Peter James
and three other desperate burglar while de
fending his store from robbery Inst August.
Thn movement Is headed by Judge William II,
Robertson, thn Rev. Mr. Ln Leaner, the Rev, ,1,
J. Dean, William P. Lynn, the, Han. .Inine
Wood, and Thomas E Klrhy. One thousand
dollars has been ralaed for the memorial, n likli
will b of carved granite mid will he erected lu
a square In front of thn Methodist ohtirrh at
Bedford. A set of reiolutlnns of condolence and
cominondlng thn heroic conduct nt William It.
Adams, who assisted his father and who mor
tally shot two of the burglar when his father
fell, have been handsomely engraved on parch,
mint, bound In leather, and sent to the family.
Trolley Faeeeaerr In Peril.
Twenly.two passengers were In a trolley car on
the Slaton Island Electric Company's Jersey
street line late on Sunday night. The car was
on Its way from Tompklnsvlllo to the St. George
ferryhouie, when In rounding tbe curve from
Welner place Into Stuy veaant placo the car left
the track, Tbe front wheels mounted the curb
and the ear crashed through the fence. This
fence stands oa tbe edge ot an embankment
which fad almost sheer to the tracks of the
Rapid Transit Railroad, thirty-five feet below,
and at the easterly end of the tunnel under the
Lighthouse Department property. The car
stopped when the rear wheels struck the curb,
but one-third ot the car body overbnng the em
bankment. The passengers were shaken up, but noons
wa Injured, and as the passengers transferred
to another car few of them realized tbelr peril.
JTaekage r I-ottarx TloUeta Left at a Hotel.
MlDDbarrovf.s, N. Y Jan. 25. A year ago
J. I MacDanlela of New York registered at the
St. Elmo Hotel, Goshen, and be ore retiring
placed a small package In the hotel safe. The
next morning he left early without taking hi
property. To-day tbe mysterious parcel was
opened, and found lo contain lottery tickets of
Mexican and Havana lotteries, with a face value
; ot 11,400, for a draw Ids dated ) uly 20, 1880.
The SteinBloch and Byck Bros. 9
Combination Sales of Two !
Great Stocks of Men's Clothing ifl
Is an enterprise worth evory mnn's attention, and worthy of H
eTory buyor'B entire confidence. If you aro in want of n oait, an H
ororcont, trousers or any artiolo of clothing, stop and aoo what .
theso goods are and how tho aro being sold. 'faa!
$12.50 Suits go for $7.35 $18.00 Suits go for 10.40 19
$15.00 Suits go for 8.65 $20.00 SuitSgofor 1 1.75 '9
$15.00 Overcoats '& 8.45 $20.00 Overcoats,?? 1 1 .75 ffi
$25.00 Overcoats,? 13.45 ' $30.00 Overcoats? 1 5.85 jH
$5.00 Trousers gj 3.15 '$6 &$7 Trousers ? 3.65 HI
! " Furnishings at Half Price. " H
I noffXTOffNl w saw m'TOAVN. 9(11
! s-w'cr- KV&K R?S Bast 125th St. Mi
Fulton & Nassau Sts. k Am4 158, 180, 162 & 181 I mi
roi.iTiciAXs nixAi'i'oisTEn.
Gov. Orlsc H.a.a No Apaatntmeata I th
New .fcracl Hraate.
Tnr.STO. N. J Jan. 20. The Governor ills,
appointed tlis politicians to.nlKht br sending
no apDolnttnent to the Senate. Late to-nluht
Senator SloKes had a conference with the Gov
ernor and the prophets tmmedlatelv predicted
tbat he Is to be made Banking and Insurance
Commlastoner. Ther alt aure. that Commis
sioner 'Warts of Paterson Is to be Secretary of
Stale. The appointments are expected to
The two houses were ln session but I a few
minutes this evening. Senator Voorbees pre
senled a report from the Commission on Uniform
Leetslatlon. and said tbe draft ot a proposed law
covering "negotiable Instrument " had been
agreed upon, and would be Introduced this
winter In the legislatures of New Jeraer. New
York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, ilassachu
setu, and other States. It Is reitarded a more
perfect than a similar law In operation In Great
Urltaln and the colonies.
Tbe commission appointed two year ago to
report plans for the erection and maintenance
of homes for Indigent veterans and their wive
reported that such a home has become a
necessity, and recommended the passage of a
btll on the subject, to be Introduced later. Sen.
atnr Heed Introduced a bill providing that the
fail that a policy nf Insurance I Issued after
mwllcnl examination by an Insurance company
phislclan anall be conclusive evidence that t
the Insured was lu good physical condition.
Another hill by r-onator Keed makes the legal I
rate of Interest A per.cent. Instead of 0. Other
bills Introduced were:
Hy Mr VreWand. providing for uniformity In tbe I
publication of legal notices ami judicial proceeding. I
H Mr JuiiuMinof !rgn. protliltna lliat tba word
' PalUdea " shall Include not ouly lb. perpendicular '
wall of ric but the aiop. or rock and debris adjacent,
for tlie purposes ur all u!t.
U Mr Daly. prorlJing tbat all trusts, pools, Ao., in
rettraint or ira.e. production, and mauuractur. or
ale ana 1 be couftblraites. punltaabl. by a fln. or f rooa
S1.OU0 to flU.VOV, or liniirlaonuieut of from two to
five year.
Hv Mr oorbees. a general act retattojv to negotiable
Hy Mr. Daly, provldlne for uniformity ot textbooks
In lnt public scbools. and requiring th. Ntat. Board
of Education to purchaae tbatu from tbe nrm supply
tag them at tb. lowest coat, and fnrnlsb tbem to local
boards at coat. .
The House passed the Senate bill authorising
Snpicme Court Justices to sit alone at murder I
trlatr. Among the bills introduced were the I
following: I
Ur Klghter Repeating the present Ton mhlp School !
In. met law and providing for tlie division of town I
hlpslatuatiiiiuy Ulttrlcta as there are acnol d!
trk t and giving lliree Iruateea to each dl.trlct. I
UyJonea ClTliig Tithe. Justices and Justices of th. I
Vac. jurisdiction over violut irs of bicycle ordl. J
oateeaand proridlng that bicye'es may b. left as a.- '
curur for nnea imiMrte.t. I
ll) 1 loyd Trnhliiilngirespalngon railroad tracks
orrrntxrtr b) tramp, unu.r inalty of $50 fl. or
lly L-oyd Providing that no marriage may b. sol
emnlie-l until after llcepae for the earn, abal! le pro
cured from city or County Clerk. Imposing a fe of
91. and tiroitbiilug l.sulng of lie-na. to persona un
derlliM Influent-'of IMuor or oilier narcotic.
L'y llopklna Troviillug a penally of $100 fine or on.
yrar'almprlMinnicnt for practicing aa a veterinarian '
without a crrtincate i
Hy Hopkins-Providing for tbe appointment of
comrulMittnera to build a horn, for disabled soldiers
and sailors and tbelr wives, and to control ibe aro..
Ky uienhlil-Protldlng for pensioning of firemen
disabled In aervlce on bait pay
liy Scovel Prohibiting tne erection of dams or
pounds for taking flih In the ncean or bays of this
Mate, and Imposing penalij of ll.voo fine or thrr.
year' tmprlt mment for violating the act.
Py r-onvel Mxlng tbe open aeaaonfor huntlngfrom
Oot. 10 to Deo. 13
Uyhco,ei vulhorlilng th. Stat. Military Iloard lo
provide a $ medal for all honorably discharged ?(ew
Jeriej soldiers who served tbre years In the rebel i
lion '
Ily Portcr-rtciulrlng that actions for damages for
death of an Individual must b brought within
twelve montb.
He fiuy. It Ha. Not Beta Prsml.ed lllea
Iaa Mot Talked with flatt.
Itociir.STEH, Jan. 23. A special totheVmo.
cr.it mid Chronicle from Clyde, N. Y says:
The correspondent of tbe ftemocrnt ami
Chronicle called upon the Hon. Charles T. Sax
ton this morning for the purpose of securing his i
opinion nf his alleged prospective appolntmeut i
as Collector of the I'ort of New York", as pub
lished by various newspapers since Saturday
last. Mr. Saalon seemed vrry much depressed
over the recent published reports of his Inter- 1
views wild Major McKlnley tnd Thomas ('. i
I'lnlt. which mainly havu emanuted from Al
bany reporters, lie sal. I they had annotitl htm
very much, aa they were entirely unauiliorlcil,
and the statements made were not substantially
When asked in regard to his relationship
to Major McKlnley' wife, he replied very
"I am not tn any way related to Mrs. Mc
Klnley." i
Mr. i-axton was then askrd If the President- i
elect had iiroinlsett hlin tlie uppointmrnt of '
I'ollertnrnf the I'ort of New York, and here-
piled uuitr emphatically;
"llie I'reajdeni.olect has not promised me an
appointment of any kind, nor have I ever told
any nnn that hu hud made such n promise."
'llie rorrcapondrnt then asked Mr. iSaxton If
hla cnndldacy had been Inclined by Senator
elect T. C. I'latt. anil he replied .
"There has never been any talk between !
Senator I'latt and niy.elf almiii hialndor-ment l
of my alleged candidacy for the appointment of
Collector uf ihu I'ort, nnd I have lix'l nn Inter
views with uny correspondent upon tho subject.'
Hpraker at 111. l'liitt Ilimajuet To..MeM. j
At.n.lM, Jan. !!3. At tho Plait banijuet to- .
morrow night tn be tendered film by the State '
I.eaguo of lteimhllcan (Tuba at llarmanus
nieecker Hall, the toast list will include the fol
lowing speakers: henulor-elvrt Thoiuns ('.
I'latt. (iov. 1'rutik . lllack. former United
States Senator William I'. Kelljgg of Louisiana,
J. Slnut Kaitselt, President I. I). Woodmanace
of the National League nf Iteuubllcan t'lubs.
Senator-elect lluiar Penrose of Pennsylvania,
henator Henry Cabot Lodge, anil Dr. Chauncey
M. Depew. Tun guests will tie sealed at the
banqueting tabic shortly after n o'clock, and It
Is expected thai the toast list will be reached by
H o'clock. Male Treasurer Cnlvln will preside
as President of the Mate League of Republican
Clubs and will Introduce the speakers. Allot
tbe 1,000 tickets for the banquet have been
taken, as well as the seats for the l.fiQO specta
tors, who will occupy the dress circle and gal.
Tbe Delanrar Heaatorablp.
Wasiiinotiin, Jan, WS.-It Is not probable
that the questlnu of seating Mr. Kenney of Dela
ware will be brought up this week, as three of
the men who are certain to vote for him
Squire. Teller, and Dubols-are out of town.
Senator George, another silver Democrat, Is
critically 111, and of course will not be at-,- ee
In hi seat very soon. If Mr. Kenney Is seated
ll will doubtless be by a strict parly vote, the
silver Ilcpubllcans being classed as Democrats
nn this point. Senator Gray Is tlie ouly sound,
money Scnatorknown to be favorable tu seating
Mr. Kenney.
Cable Car Victim Ilea.
Charles Masterson, 3H year old, a bartender
of 413 East Fltty.nlnth street, died at the
Flower Hospital yesterday of a fractured skull.
Masterson sustained hts Injurle a week ago by
falling on a Third arenas cablet- ar.
More Evidence That Mr. Aah Heeelv.4 fCffll
Her Ileal llu.haad at ('aatpbeli'e llon.e. jlflLnl
Kugene Henry, who used tn admit the ha- tflMral
band of Mrs. Lillian Ash to the house of Wll t-KSaj
Ham Campbell, the wall paper millionaire, JtaBrfi
while Mrs. Ash, to whom Campbell gave most rB3
of his property, waa living with Campbell as hi t K
wife, waa recalled before Surrogate Fitzgerald l9
yesterday In the contest of the will of Campbell tflfl
by bis only child, F.stelle Leonoro Salomon. vHEB
Henry said that Mrs. Ash used to receive Ash ilPR
In her bedroom on tbe third floor. When Ash iwl
called In tbe absence of Mrs. Ash he would not aflar
gn Into the house, but such visits were seldom, 'r JaxTl
a the witness said that Mrs. Ash was usually tlvlf
"on the alert for the visits of Mr. Ash." Th SS
cook ln tbe house used to call Ash "the old ftiBav
man." rjaar"-'
Charles G. Downes was called, and Lawyer .Us
Hummel asked a lot of ooe.tlona intended Jl fHiaY!,
reflect on the character of Mrs. Ash. Joseph It. ?j55n
Choate. who appeared for Mr. Ash. objected. Wdt
and the Surrogate ruled out such questions, but fVuHl
Mr. Hummel contlnned to ask them and tak frvf-
exceptions lo the Surrogate's rulings. After KI
half an hour of It Mr. Choate protested strenn 'Otv
oualr against any more. Mr. Hummel said: V'-tlX
"I don't think this line of examination can b '
stopped." J,-.
"1 non't think th Court can physically Sirft
prevent you." Mr. i hnate retorted, "and I'm 3'Hk.
sure that he cannot murally dissuade you." i-5t.k
At last the Surrogate refused lo have any i'i'r?i
more of the questions read: KrvEfl
Mrs. Laura Lownea. wife of the preceding 'lurf
witness, called on the same line of evidence. rrtt)j
wasnlancutnlT on motion nf Mr. Choate. Sh rjV'W
got In the answer to one of the questions In ay. i,'t'J
tug that Mrs. Ash had said she did not want &?
Campbell in knuw of the visits of Aah. , 'fTzrfK
ln objecting to thPauestions Mr. Choate said Kvi
he would admit that Mrs. AMi'h relations with iJr
Campbell were Illicit. It appeared that Ash had JLlStk
been treated bv his wife to whiskey and cigar VMsi
from the Campbell locker. The cse went over i',Tf
to to-day. U,J:
Fear .Ter.er Thieve. Headed Off by T.I. 74-1
keae aad Cancht with Their Narag. &lf?f'
The Passaic police telephoned to the police of Plkfll
Hoboken atU o'clock yesterday morning to ar. lWsaaal
rest a gang of thieves who were driving a tilgjifl
wagon In the direction of Hoboken with a load fef'P
of calico shirts and dress goods, which had uf(K(
been stolen from a shirt factory at Gar. A,i,"5rJ
field. N. J. Policeman Whltlock at the IUr- tvM
clay street ferry In Hoboken was notified, U Vffc
and half an huur later a wagon, ln which X.iilf
were four men. drove up to the ferry entrance. w.j
Whltlock looked In the wngon nnd discovered iV.Vlti
that ll was rill with the good described v4!J)
by the Passaic police. He arrested the men fi'frlL
anil took them and tbe wagon tn Police Head. T V-VS
quariera. 1 he pri-oners tald they were David eiMiU?
Anstrak. 21 years old. a Husaiau shirt colter nr iiU'Tti'l
tiarlleld; Morris Dutchmann. cutter, of 4U wtfrr.-
Ludlow street: I.ouu Wollmann. an express. frifijl
man, of I) Ludlow street, and Isaac Nager of !.'3 liiufit
Ludlow street, this city. They were held to b IM?''
taken In charge by he l'as-alc police. Tbre VWltl"
of the men wereeniplnjed in the factorv. They r'Stf
said they took the goods because the proprietor ranK
owed them money. They had Intended to Mil MSlvi"
them In t his clt . MSt
flhe riaya Her Hnaband Brass Is Asss 't'S',A
Her Two Mo. lb. After Marriage. tif?7
Delia Lillls of 1)51 Henderson street. Jersey MjWw?"
City, is seeking a divorce from her husband, Jftf JjSr'
Patrick Lllils. and her bill of complaint waa WrV.
tiled In the Chancery Court yesterdav. The bill U'tlRv
sets forth that she was married to Lillls on Dec. &&(
1. 1MD4. nnd that two months after the roar- ttVS't'
rlage her husband began to abuse her. When Tfstfe
he was under the Influence of liquor, as he fre- 5'vlH
quentlyv.as.be dragged her out of bed when she MSfa
waselok, and compelled her logo downstnlra HlCMi-
and open hla saloon. At times after h had iV 'i
closed the place for the night he would bring i WAV
an axe or a carving knife lo the bedside Or?,?,
and threaten to kill her unlet. sh went down- titvift1.
stairs and examined all the duora and windows, I'sfiy .
tn see that lhey were properlv faiUnrd, She atu'!
alleges that he ge her only one good dres i'-V-Vl.'
during all the time they were married, and in SJ'iriKl
one of his nts of rage he put that In the stove TtT.Ali!
and burned It up. At one time when die was KKU'j.-
sick she hired a servant to lirlji her with the 1J-'1
work. Her husband was so enraged that he ?, ,kli
drove her from llie hnue. Vlce.i hancellor Wl I
Kniery allowod Mrs. Lillls Slu a wetk landing fKij J
tbe trial of the suit. ;jf) ':
Vv'U fj
A Hiiacarlitn Stubbed bv aa Itallaa. Hyt'1
Nyai'k, Jan. ',." At Tomklns Cove last f kjp l
evening John Kotelli. nn Ilnllnn In the employ tHr.1a'l
of tbe Tomklns Cove Stone Company, had an 3 'S'fjf.?;
altercation wltli a Hungarian named .labllska, kiri
and. In the heat of mission. Iloielll drew n knife f tit V
and stabbed tlie Hungarian In the stomach and ivii.
tied. The lluncariitn. who l In adylugcnndl. ftiTr-V
tlnti, nude mi ante-mortem statement before e,i"ll'
Coroner ivrngatacken this afternoon, sheriff "3,'yX
Aniieaa and linker I'eeuey of H.iw mtrnw start- 5 iK"'tor
ed nut mi a searcli, but at lnt aci oiinte they Jsti't'
had nni found the murderer. lien last seen ki'J'S;''
he wits in the vleinllv of luna Isluud and going Ili.'.uV
norm. jfM
Fuerat lll.ranrck Won't Wall To.Ilar. ?Vs'-lv
Tho Hamburg-American liner I'uerst Hla. Sfijf'V
marck. which was duo hereon Sunda), arrived f, fitMV
ji'sterdiiy, after a hard tuslo with wintry '''viiJlY
winds and froMy head seas She was scheduled "Ji itii
to .all to.dny for Meillterranciui ports, but her f'f'"i5''r:
sailing tune nas been pustponed until 11A.M. 'uriV'
to-morrow. She will lake about 1IU0 excursion- r-lm
Ists to the Orient. $iV'
it',.l i
Soft, White Hands with Shapely Nalli, Luxi .;'.. r
riant Hair with Clean, Wholesome Seal p.pro-l ';7.'eVj
duced by Ci'tipi'iia Soar, the most effective)' vU ''fej'
kin purifying and lieautlfylng soap In th -CvV'
world, as well as purest and sweetest, for , 'Jy JtC
toilet, bath, ami nuraer). The only preventive 'Mi''
of Infliiiimatlon and plogglnr; of the Pones. J Sr -W
Giticura I
totrlsiolilthnniihoatthawarH. Portia Daco . rljfi'
Cam l'osr..5ol Props. Rnlaa.t' B. A. sStHl
ar-'Mloe to Purlfj .si Uut.fr lb tkla, Scaly, ,r4!
ssd Kslr," mailed frt a, li'fV
eaby humors saia m
till I ft Quick at an .lectrln Hash Calllaa' "I'-k!-'
MLuO Vollal. Klecirle IMa.ter rell.vu ' ''j'H.'
aching backs, painful klndsya, '''("'TO'''
njklU sore tuags, rheumatism aad mat i (.'
I Alii cul,r Pla Strains, and weaka. ( ut ff
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