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Pj jf THE SUN, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1897.
11 bsllllttti. JJll ; WEDNESDAY, OCTOUKn 20, 1807. JWB f Sabterlatlans by Mall PMl-Fald. J8 ' i CULT, per Month, so so B1?B7 DAlLV.perYear fBUNDAT, per Year " DAILY AHDSONDAT, per Year 00 fig DAILY AND SUMDAY. per Month 0 "fj 1 Postac to foreign countries added. X ' Tna Beit, New York City. 3 PitnKiotqae Ho. IS, nsar Grand HoUl. asd 3 -J? Kloaeraa Ho. 10, Sonlerard dss Capuclnes. 'J i If mr Wrnett who favor with manweriofs fir 1 ' gmbUtoUon wUh fo have rtjected arttctn returmd. I ' murtln all cntes ttnd statij or tnal purpose. f, M ,t Governor Black To-Nlght. I I To-night Frank S. Dlack, Govcnior of S ti, the State of Now York, mtido so by tlio He- ' ji publican party, will Illustrate, at the Lenox r f Eyceum, the principles of American poll- S 1 ties which Mr. Seth Low has been striving 7 desperately to overthrow, but which tlio f 5 mass of American citizens hold In tholr $ i hearts as vital to the perpetuation of tho ft republic. Mr. Black, a citizen of Troy, j comes not as Governor, but as a member of 5 the party that stands for the principles ll If- embodied In the St. LouIb platform, to urgo 5 other members of that party and all voters I ti Trho bellevo In that platform to support the mm t Bepubllcan candldato for Mayor of New P 0 York, tho Hon. Benjamin F. Tkaoy. B .This Is what Mr. Low would have tho if ,. New York voters look upon as an Intrusion, ht U and as a violation of what ho andhlsllttlo BU A clique of despots call " homo rule." Being Kit' a self-made nomlneo without a party, and Mh "-' boasting egotistically that his only plat H; 'k form Is the simple Mayor's oath that all tl' Mayors take, he seeks to deprive Gen. ; I Tbaoy of tho help of tho conservative sen mil tlment throughout tho country, and greets h "i Ita representatives who come here accord- J Ins to the habit of tho nation, with Insults, (-; and with sneers that they aro foreigners. ji . He even compares their action with tho IH ; British misrule or "Interference," a3 ho ' calls It, that drove the American colonics I i Into revolution. A more monstrous propo- II - altlon than Mr. Low's and a more selfish. Hi discordant, and disintegrating sentiment HI , than his has not beon manifested since the HI j Attempted destruction of the Union. H - We predict that the peoplo of New York H ; will rebuke this Tory sentiment ottheCitl- H icns' Union candidate by receiving Gov- H ernor Black with a warmth of enthusiasm H I that will moke his visit memorable in this K town's history, and show that they aro R still democrats, still believers in the repub- H llcan system of party government, and H- unshaken In their devotion to tho prln- B' clples of St. Louis. H There will be before Governor Black's H eyes, as there has been before Mr. Low's at H bis every effort to confine the campaign of H the Citizens' Union to municipal Issues Hi , only, tho evidence of the gross deception of H the Low canvass. Wo refer to the Citizens' H. Union's nomination of candidates for mem- H bers of the State Legislature. This fraud - upon their own pretensions shows that R -even In their minds the politics of New R ' York State and the politics of New York R city are Inseparably bound together. R, We welcome Governor Black as a patrl- R otto American, and we join with him In RL urging the election of Benjamin F. Tkacy Rll ' as the representative of the best govern- HU ment that con come to New York city, and K j of the happiest political augury for the fit- Rji ture that the election of 1807 can bring to W the United States at large. This city, a It; port of the State, and this State, a part of III the nation, have common Interests; and, II' before the campaign of 1800, never were Kg. these Interests so overwhelming In their II, Importance as they are to-day in the Great- II,: er New York. Ita l! Union. ',! The Indignation manifesting Itself against the division of tho anti-Bryan I ': forces by the Low movement has caused its IJ supporters to cry for " union." IE I Union by all means, but for what t If j In the face of advancing Bryantsm there IS, Is but one idea In politics for the opposi- H I' tion to unite upon, namely, the Idea of tho l, St. Louis platform. H I. The candidate of united ontl-Bryanlsm Hi Is Benjamin F. Tracy, an honored cltl- Hjfk sen, a veteran in public life, a true Amer- Rji lean, and a leader who has already aroused HjTti among his followers the enthusiasm that HEf' brings victory. HJ?,;: Tracy, Fiicn, and Appleton. Worthy RTb j as these men are Individually, and fit as H I j they are for the offices sought for them, H I, they are as nothing compared to the im- H ; measurable Importance of a victory In the Rl' Greater Now York for tho party of honor Hi In the national finances and stability In H the national law. H . If Mr. Low cannot appreciate tho harm H ' , he does by trying to thwart the Bepubllcan R defence against radicalism, leavo him to H' ' his Infatuation and turn patriotically to Hi the Bepubllcan standard! H B' Uncommon Insolence. H ft.'i The opinion of tbcMonroe doctrine which I pv, a Lclpsic newspaper attributes to Prtnco Rj p, Bismarck, namely, that It is "uncommon H p Insolence toward the rest of tho world," Ii Rj not creditable to the great Chancellor, if, Hj-W Indeed, ho really expressed It in tho re- Hji ported Interview. Hji That was not the view of the doctrlno R; t taken by eminent European statesmen Hj three-quarters of a century ago, when it Hi was announced. Lord Bkol'oham, then Rf Mr. Brouuuam, spoke of It in tho R House of Commons as "an event than Hjj which nono has over dispersed greater R Joy, exultation and gratitude over all tho H freemen of Europe," Indeed, in nno sense R. the doctrlno had even a Kuropeau origin; R for Mr. Canning proposed to our Gocrn- H) ment, In 182:i, that it should join Groat I Britain in opposing tlio transfer of any of R , the Spanish-American colonies to any for- H eign power. President Monikii; did not R adopt tho proposal for a joint declaration, HJy but formulated and announced Instead tho American declaration ever since main- H tolncd. Yet Sir James MArKiNTOsii, not- HH ' Ing Its coincidence with the Bngllsh dec- laratlons already referred to, declared that H this result "cannot ho contemplated with H out tho utmost plcasuro by every enlight H aneJ citizen of the earth." H I That was tho way tho Monroe, doctrlno R I appeared heforo l'rlnco Bismarck's day, Ri ' and boforo Germany had anv colonial pro- H,I tensions In America or elsewhere. It was H'"l not a ono-Hidcd, but a glvc-nnd-taUo doc- HiF ' trine, as Indicated by Jwi'I.hso.n'h reply to H;: & Presldrut Moniku:, wlivn tlio latter laid HH' heforo him a statement of hhjiruposcd un- Hilt pounreincnt ; "Our first and fundamental HjHl' rnailm should lie, never to entangle cnir- ) flares lu tho broils of Km ope; our sec- '' eaflVnercr to suffer Europe to Inter- t KfcatMfJ. n ft m f -.- A . . 1 1 '-r-f' meddlo with cls-Atlantlo affairs." It was n doctrlno, too, that rested not on arroganco, but un the profoundest princi ples of American policy. Our purpose was, ns Jr.rFnnsoN expressed It, " to make our hcmlsphcro that of freedom;" and, In ad dition, wo had resolved not to bo over burdened with a tremendous army and navy, Buch as wo might hnvo had to main tain in admitting that these continents were open to tho extension of European control over them. " I nope no American," said Jefferson, " will ever loso sight of tho essential policy of Interdicting In tho seas and territories of both Americas the ferocious and sanguinary contests of Europe" The notion that there Is Insolence In the Monroo doctrlno Is modern and preposter ous. But whatever tho view taken of It In Germany or elsewhere. It Is vital to our na tional Becurlty and happiness and will bo maintained. Wc supported It ngalunt Franco when Maximilian Invaded Mexico, and against England In the Venezuelan boun dary dispute. It Is a matter of minor con sequence to us whether tho publicists ac cept it as International law. Tho Samo Fight. In a speech at tho ratification meeting of tho Massachusetts Republicans In the Bos ton Muslo Hall, Senator Henry Cabot Lodge set forth plainly tho continuing necessity of Bepubllcan success at the No vember elections : "There la sot a man, Democrat If he be, or Republi can, who. It he knew that In every election now pend ing In thU country, from Ohio to Maachuietti, the Republican candidate! were absolutely aure of elec tion, would not (eel ltwaa abiolutely all right a far aa builneas waa concerned. In other wordi, the dread of lait year It itlll atronc upon the publto mind, and the publto mind la quite right. Laat yearwe faced the greatest danger, not merely to good butlnesi, but to the orderly and elTiclent conduct of OOTernraent, that we hare c er faced at an election In our history. All the patriotic, conservative elemente of the communi ty rallied under the standard of the Republican party to prevent these great dangerswhlch theysaw threat ening our business and our honor aa a nation. Wo won on that line. It la Just aa Important this year aa It waa lost year. This Is no time for disunion or for quarrel among the people who desire the same thing, who want sound money and an ample revenue and a well conducted Oovernment. In order to have those things, and In order to have continued good business, we muM standby the same organlcatlon which offered the only standard for all those forces laat year, and that was the Republican party." If there aro any Now York business men who imagine that they can afford to endan ger Bepubllcan success In the municipal election, they aro not well ndvlsed as to their own interests and those of the coun try In general. If they are not working for Gen. Tracy, they aro contributing directly to a sensational reversal of the victory of 1800 and to making business prospects un certain and shaky once more. Both patriotic and selfish considerations render It necessary for nil the business men and their employees who voted for the Be publlcan national ticket to vote for it again, to vote to Bustaln tho Administration and keep business secure by voting for the Be publlcan local ticket. Good government and good money and good order were not put beyond the reach of successful attack by the election cf 1800. They must be defended as long as they aro attacked. Here in the business capital of the United States they are attacked vigor ously and dangerously. The attack must be repelled. The Bepubllcan ticket must be elected. It is the same fight. Cotton. By for the most interesting and impor tant problem of our present commercial situation Is the sum of money which is likely to be realized this year from the sale of what is usually our most valuablo article of export, cotton. Alone among the great staples cotton bos not advanced In price. Its value, on tho contrary, has declined continuously, the downward movement having prevailed for a longer time without reaction than ever before, and the prlco of tho article now resting within three-quarters of a cent a pound of the lowest figure recorded. Lower prices than the present price have been known but once in tho history of cotton growing, and this de spite tho fact that tho outlook for tho business of cotton manufacturing In this country is excellent, that the stocks of cot ton goods on hand have been greatly re duced and that what is known as the sta tistical position of cotton is very strong. Tho world's visible, supply of cotton, as compiled last week by the Financial Chronicle, was 703,070 bales less than on the same week In October, 1800; 00-1,040 bales less than on the corresponding date In 1805, and 807,070 bales less than in 1804. As the United States produces nearly all the cotton In tho world, about six-sevenths of this deficiency Is to be cred ited to tho American stocks. Tho decline In the prico of cotton has been caused primarily by tho belief that the crop which will come Into sight during tho cotton year, begun on Sept. 1, will bo nn enormous one. It Is known that the land devoted to cotton growing in this country this year Is 21,000,000 acres, an Increaso of 1,000,000 acres over last year. Whllo tho weather conditions havo not been entirely favorable during tho season, they havo been generally so. Nearly three-fourths of tho crop has been picked, tho operation having been facilitated by the unusunl warmth and dryness of tho fall months, and thero Is no doubt whatever that n very largo amount of cotton will como upon tho market before the first of September, 1808. The estimate of Its quantity now having the greatest Influence, upon tho trade is that of Mr. Henry Ni:ill, the head of a prominent cotton exporting firm In Liverpool, who has been remarkably fortunate In his crop estimates for the lost two or three years. Mr. Neii.l's houso Is an English one, hav ing branches In LUerpool and London, and his estimates havo weight with Eng lish buyers of cotton. He declares that this year's cotton crop will bo at least lO.HOO.OOO bales and may run Into something like 11,300,000 bales. If any such unprecedented figures aro to bo reall7cd, the present low prico of cotton is reasonable. Another depressing Influunco equally as great is the hard times that have come upon the English spinners, this being duo to tho plague, famine, and financial troubles lu India and other countries whero tho product of tho English looms is sold. As two-thlrd3 of tho American cotton Is sent to Europe, tho condition of business theio has a much moro important bearing 011 the prico of cotton than does tho condi tion of business here. On tho other hand, whllo It Is certain that tho crop will bo a largo one, conserva tive men In tho cotton trado aro skeptical about its reaching any such vast quantity as Mr. Ni:ili. predicts. The amount of cot ton that can be raised from a given quantity of land varies with the character of tho hoII. In some bottom lands of cx cuutlouaiVertlllty In Louisiana and Texas ft balo of cotton to tho acre can bo grown. This Is practically tho maximum amount per acre, the minimum being very re moto from this. It Is established that tho average growth throughout tho wholo of our cotton belt Tarlcs between n balo to two and four-tenths acres and a balo to three acres of laud, tho first-named flguro being that of a year when tho weather conditions wcro uniformly favorable. As suming that tho average rate of production this year will bo tho highest on record, a crop would bo gathered of barely 1 0,000,000 bales. Ellison, a Liverpool statistician of great prestige, who Is a leading au thority on tho consumption of cotton and tho world's cotton stocks, estimates tho American crop this year at 0,410,000 bales, other estimates on this side of tho water being from 8,000,000 to 10,000,000 bales. If tho crop meets Mr. Neii.l's expectations It will not only bo tho greatest of cotton crops, but will havo been produced with a far greater avcra go yield to tho aero than has been shown In tho past. It must bo said, also, that tho amount of cotton which has como Into sight during tho present year thus far docs not justify tho prophecy of a yield of from 10,000,000 to 11,000,000 bales. Since the bcginnlngof tho cotton year 025,000 fewer bales of cot ton havo como Into sight than last year in tho samo period, when tho whole year's crop reached but 8,750,000 bales; though It should bo added that tho early movement Is often deceptive, and that tho movement of this year Is about equal to that of 1801, when 0,000,000 bales of cotton, the record crop, was grown. There Is no doubt that the movement has been retarded by tho yellow fever quaran tining at New Orleans and In many other Southern cities. Frosts will probably end the yellow fever, however, within a month from now, and then If tho amount of cotton coming forward docs not Increase consid erably and remain increased, wc believe that there will bo general discredit of Mr. Neill's estimate. Sooner or later the lucky crop guesscrs at tho beginning of tho harvest, whether of cotton, wheat, corn, or of any other staple, whatever their conservatism or however good their means of forming nn opinion, meet their Water loo. Tho Financial Chronicle, our most accurate and trustworthy commercial pub lication, was In the habit for many years of estimating tho cotton crop nt the begin ning of the season and had a fine record of successes In this regard. But the timo came when its annual prediction turned out to bo extremely Incorrect, and, very wisely. It stopped committing Itself to such early estimates. Whatever be the state of tho cotton man ufacturing business abroad, foreigners are taking as much of our cotton this year as they did last, and the English spinners aro really taking more, the exports up to the end of last week amounting to 700,028 bales, as against 710,400 bales in the same period in 1800, of which381,781 bales went to England, as compared with 370,702 bales in tho former year. It is conceded generally that the minimum amount of American cotton which the world will con sume In the coming year Is 0,300,000 bales. To meet this consumption and to make up the deficiency in tho world's normal reserve stocks of cotton will re quire, obviously, an American crop this year of not less than 10,000,000 bales. Assuming that tho crop reaches that figure, holders of cotton ought to con sider whether the price at which cotton is now selling Is not pretty low for a situa tion In which demand and supply will be evenly balanced, with tho hazards of tho now crop year yet to encounter, and with tho well-known law In operation of the strong influenco of low prices toward an increased consumption of so commonly used a staple. Indeed, the question may be raised most seriously, whether the prevailing price does not discount a much larger crop than the figure named. Thero is now no reason such as thero was in tho panic of 1804, why growers of cotton should rush their product to market, selling it for what ever it would bring and selling so much of it at so low a flguro that in the latter part of the cotton year tho prico increased moro than two cents a pound, even with tlio largest crop on record and before tho pros pects of another crop were known. As the succeeding crop ncared its harvest it was seen to be a fihort one, and another two cent rise occurred. Thero is much matter hero for cotton planters' thinking. The Proper Color for Warships. The order just issued by Secretary Lono to glvo Commander Kimrai.l's flotilla coats of bottle green Is the result of ex periments lasting through years. The proper color for warships is a matter as Important In Its way ns that of tho uniforms of soldiers. As scarlet and other brilliant hues havo been found to mako troops conspicuous targets, compared, for example, with dark blue, or with tho gray and tho butternut that tho Confedcrato armies wore, ho oxpcrlenco shows that there Is adecldcd preference as to the colors for vessels, when tho object Is that of es caping an enemy's attention. Germany, after cxhaustlvo experiments, adopted bluish gray for her coast defenco ships and torpedo boats, although yellow ish brown was also at ono timo much fa vored, as being not conspicuous ; but tho bluish gray was the least distinguishable under electric light. Tlio French long ago chose for their coast guard ships n lead color, with a slight tlngo of giccn; and this had an excellent service tent in tho Chilian war on tho torpedo boats Lynch and Condcll, which entered Iquiquo and Coqulmbo harbors, and were Fcarccly visi ble after dark a few hundred feet away. Tho blockado runners In our civil war were painted a lead color, and the Cashing has worn that among the other coats of various hues to which sho has been subjected. But, on the whole, while tho French gray, tho reddish brown, and other colors liavo shown good rcsultn In practice, it has been decided that for our coasts, keeping in mind, also, other advantages of tho color, bottlo green is best. Will tho big craft follow tho lead of tho llttlo fellows In this matter? Not neces sarily, just now. When, after our flint modern cruisers appeared, tho Navy De partment ordered that nil Iron and steel vessels, nbandoningthotiino-houoicd black, should como out In white suits, with trim mings of straw jellow fur jards, funnels, and so on, tho tianuformntlon wus very popular, and the new phrase, " tho white squadron," has lasted to this day. Tho ships, too, were cooler and healthier, on tropical stations, for their light-colored raiment. But presently canio an objection on account of tho difficulty of keeping them clean, especially when coaling was fre quent, aud the cost of repainting was con siderable. Of course, too, the objection that white U too conspicuous must bo considered. Still, wo shall probably bco tho favorlto whlto continued for n timo on battleships ond cruisers, It being assumed that, when hos tilities threaten, theso vcssols can easily slip on a war paint of neutral tint. But meanwhile It seems settled that nil our tor pedo boats shall bo clad In bottlo green. Tho Peoplo nntl Their Servants. At a meeting of tho Congregational Club on Monday evening, Mr. Horace E. Ukm ino made a speech In favor of Low, In which, referring to tho largo powers con ferred on the Mayor by tho new charter, ho used this language: "This Is the most stupendous experiment which haa ever been made anynhero at any time by any people. Shall we make It by electing a Mayor responsible pri marily to a political organization? Or shall we make It by electing a Mayor responsible primarily to his conscience,?" Mr. Dkmino, wo bcllovo, is a lawyer, and his legal training Bhould have prevented his talking lu that looso way. Under our system of government, In all Its branches and divisions, tho peopla put no trust In tho mcro consciences of their servants In office. They rcquiro of them an oath of fidelity. The? surround them with tho commands and prohibitions of law in every direction, and If they dare to transgress any, no matter to how small a degree, they hold them to tho severest ac countability for the dereliction and dis obedience. Tho people elect no man to offico leaving him to bo " responsible primarily to his conscience." They hold him responsible primarily to their will and conscience as expressed In posltlvo law. Tho oath of offico tho first Mayor of New York will bo required to take is laid down prcclsoly by tho people, and whichovcr candldato may be elected, it will bo the same. The charter of the Greater Now York, un doubtedly, gives to the Mayor a wldo range of discretion in tho appointment and re moval of subordinate officers and In the veto of ordinances and resolutions passed by the Municipal Assembly, subject to the power of that body to override his veto by a two-thirds vote. This discretion docs not call for a simple exercise of conscience. The world has been drenched with blood because men have held themselves "re sponsible primarily to their consciences." Nothing is more dangerous than to "put faith in princes," to Intrust tho popular wclfaro to any man'H conscience. In order that the exercise of this limited discretion allowed the Mayor shill bo beneficial and not harmful to the people, It must be used with wise discrimination, sagacity, and Intelligent judgment of men and measures. Folly, blindness of percep tion, natural deficiency of judgment, nar rowness of view, and an absence of common sense may be consistent with, the most sensi tive conscientiousness. All that is elementary, obvious. Ac cordingly, tho question which Mr. Low's advocates nro called upon by the people to ansn er does not concern his secret and un fathomable conscience, but his qualifications to exerciso wisely and for their advantage the discretion they commit to the Mayor. Facts of the history of Mr. Low's business career, lately narrated by The Sun, would not commend him to any private corpora tion or business as a man of sound 1udcr- ment nnd of practical sagacity. Nor have wc any precise evidence adduced and pre sented to prove that In any situation ho has manifested those qualities in any great or even considerable measure. It is true thatMr. Low was Mayorof Brooklyn about fifteen years ago when It was a rather pro vincial place, nnd ho did very well; but Mayors of Brooklyn who havo succeeded him have done better, with a far larger and moro extensive municipal Government to administer. The election of Gen. Tracy Is not advo cated on the ground that he would be "re sponsible primarily to his conscience." The question of hi, conscientiousness Is not raised by any person of intelligence. Of course, he would obey his oath In the letter and tho spirit. His long record in mnny and responsible offices, civil and military, afTords sufficient testimony as to that. No one of even his bitterest political enemies has any honest doubt of him on that score. His election is advocated, pri marily, becauso he holds and represents political principles necessary to the wel fare of society, nnd for his maintenance of which a great party behind him can bo held accountable. Ills general and particular qualifications for tho office consist In his great Intellectual strength and his superior administrative ability, already demon strated to the wholo Union. Mr. Uemino makes It a ground of re proach to a man elected as Mayor that he should be "responsible primarily to a po litical organization." President McKin i.ky is responsible primarily to tho Bepub llcan party, and that party is responsible for him. If ho falls, tho people will hold his party accountnblo and punish it ac cordingly. That Is tho advantage, the ne cessity in a party Government like ours, of putting in office tho representative of a party. Ho stands for n party and not for himself alone. Who would be resnanslhln for Mr. Low? No party would havo any responsibility for him, and ho would bo without a strong conservative and a salu tary restraining influence. Hence we do not put our trust In men In this republic; we put parties in power, ond hold them to a sharp accountability for tho exercise of it. Talk like Mr. Dkmino's Is vicious heresy In America. Tho Why. " Why," asks our esteemed contemporary, tho New York Times, "should Republicans In Greater Now York vote for Tracy?" Because ho Is the Bepubllcan candldato for Mayor. Because he Is the ablest and best equipped candidate for Mayor. Third, but not last, because ho Is tho can dldato of the party whose success means tho continuing prosperity of New York and tho icst of tho United States. Why enough, und to spare. Tho fighting blood of the .Republicans Is up. Treachery In their ronks only mnkon it boll the butter. It I" ns it was In tlio days of the MuKMimip retolt against Hi.ai.sk, nben tho Republicans rallied to their standard in stronger fore 0 tlmn over. It Is the onmo old story; Mug. wumpcry has nasuracil a little different color, but Its nature Is tlio samo and it is plnylne niraln its old tricks. Tho Lcaguo player who made tho most runs in tlio regular season of 1807 was HiMiir TON of lloston, with 1S3 for only 1S3 Kumcs. Hunio of hla micccBrt w.i duo to his licarttne tlio bnUitiK ordtrof his club, mIIIi eood lilttonfol owIiir to holp hhn around tho diamond; buta part of the reason may bo found In his combina tion of n good batting avcrsiro with the blithest record aave ono In stealing bases. In Kkui.er of llaltlnioro, mho follom with 147 rum for armaria nnnu.wamil 1 1 1 nefmtmawmtiamaammmtyauw 128 games, tho useful combination Is really more remarkable Ko IcadB tho batting list with tho brilliant pencntiiKO of .4.T.J, and hns 213 base hits against Hamilton's 171, with C3 stolen bases against 70 for tin Dostotilan. Desertion from the Republican party now is desertion in tho fate of the enemy. It is worso; it Is colnc; at or to the enemy at a timo when victory for tho Republican party is in evitable, unless It bo defeated because, of such desertion. It can bo beaten only by troachorr. zxritosr is 7111s cuustiit. Varying Views or I'hialclnna as to the Dancer rcontnelon. To tub EniTon of Tin: SvxStr: The con clusions of tho International Leprosy Confer ence, which has Just closed Its sessions at Ilor ltn, aro not in accord with the rcporL of Dr. Fovtlor's commlttco of tho New York County Medical Society, which jou quoto In full In to da'slssuo. If the International Leprosy Con ference Is right there is n danger to tho com munity In the lotting loose of oen four lepers, whether theso men worn allowed to cscapo lust Thursday night or last spring, Tho report on loprosy of the County Medical Society of Now York Is dated Dec, 'JS, 18U0, and I havo tho highest authority for tho statement that tho lepers wero let looso shortly after that report wns made. It was sinned by throe dcr matolocl8ts. a prominent physician, and not one loproloulst. At any rate, that report hid for its real object to back up the Health Com missioner in his desire to rid himself of theso burdonsomo boarders. Itlslmposslblo to shut one's eyes to tho f set that tho dermatologists, as a class, nro not tho fittest men to Judgo of tho contagion or non contagion of leprosy. They see ono or two cases a year, superficially, norfunctorlly. Tho lcproloftlst, on tho contrnrv that Is, men ltvlne or having lived In leper nsvlums. In leper coun tries, such men as Havolburf; of llrari), Arnlnir of Hamburg. Hansen of Norway, Sedcrholmof Sweden, Alt nrer and Mourltz of Haw-all, Smith of Canada, and a host of others affirm that tho disease is contagious und Isolation absolutely nccossary. Tho four lepers let looso by tho New York Ijoard of Health may not contaminate niiyof Now York's Inhabitants at omo, but InolRht to twenty sears tho harvest which they havo town will certainly be reined. It lsowlne to this looicness of local control of lepers that Dr. Goldschmldt of Paris and I havo advocated the formation of an nuthorltntho central International body to pre cut tho Inocu lation of leprosy from 0110 country to another and sowing the seed of the dlsenso in i lrgln eoll. All tho lepers who toino to New York uro foreigners. If tho United States Goernment could be Induced bv the decisions of some Inter national body to tnko rhareo of the lepers In tho different States, tho w hole business of tho local Hoard of Heiltb would bo to hand otcr tho lep ers to tho general Got eminent. Key West. Fla., Is at this moment Inoculated from tho Uahnma Islands. Thero are thoro now seven to ten lepers. There used to bo only 0110 pr two. Recently four Icelandic lepers have iM-cn captured In Manitoba. One month ngoa leper wns captured lu Maine who had escaped from Canada. Two lepers wore recently found In North Dakota: these wero Swedes. A leper was discovered last fall In Tcs.h nnd taken to an as)lum In San Francisco. I know many moro Instances showing tho possibility of tho spread of the dlieso in this country. I hnvo rlscw hero advocated the setting apart of a portion of tho Yellowstone I'arK for a na tional leper asylum in this countrv. The climate there, being dr, is ontrnryto the multiplica tion of the bacilli nnd their act lItv. Until Congress enacts a law for tho control of lepers In tho United Stntos there will dp some, If not much, danger of tho spread of leprosy from foreign emigration in the moist climates of tho Atlantic and l'aelrlc coast'. At I1UKT S. ASHMEAD, M. D. New YoitK, Oct. 18. TJIOLLET CARS AXD THE BRIDGE. The DlOlculty Pxperlencrrt In ProTMInc Tar tho Csresa or the Cant. Tho work of laying trolley car tracks on tho Brooklyn Bridge, which was begun by tho Drookljn trolley companies on Wcdnc3du last. Is progressing rapidly, and when tho men quit work lust night tho rails wcro ccmplcte on tho north roadway from Sands ttnet in Hrookljn to tho western edgo of tho Brooklyn anchorage, where thobuspendid btructurc bccinVnnd about halt of this distance was already repuved and ready for use. On this sldo of tho bridge work has alio been begun on the north roadway. The work thero has been taken up at tho outer edgo of the New York anchorage, and tho rails aro being laid toward the terminal station. Nothing his yet been dnno toward tho lajlng of rulls in tho couth roadway. On ull of tho build part of the brldgo approaches the rutU used aro of the deep girder kind now used in paved otri-ets. On tho suspended part of tho brldgo they will bo, of different farm and as nearly fiat a possible, so as not to impede wagon and other chiciilar traffic. About tho timo this work got under way President Bcrrl of tho Bridgo Trustees ro ceied a letter from Lawyers Morris & Whito houso of 104 Montague street protesting against tho tmsteos granting any rirlitH to the trolley compimioj, iltlii'r to cross the plazu with their trucks or to run up Liberty Mrcct. 'I his pro test is Ukd) to embarrass tho trust es ettn moro than llicy aro now troubled in soh ing tho problem of getting the trolley cars off the brldgo ai'd away without Interfering with tho s cir cular trnttle. (letting the ours upon the brldgo front Washington street Is simple, for that strict has llttlo use, txeept by t,he street curs 'Iho greater number of trucks and carriages either approach tho bridge from Guilds Mrerl on tho north or from rullnn stmt. Trolley cars block Fulton strrcl, and In make nn open way for carriages Liberty street was widened, and now offers a ileur road from Hilary street to tho plaza. If, lionet er, the trolley cars leave the south ern roadway from Iho tracks on tho lnsldo of that road, nnd go at onto ai rous tho roadwuy to tho jouth toward Fulton strict, thnuim will entirely close, thn roadway to wagons In ruse of any blockade. To remcd this It has been pro posed to build thn trollv) Iraiks almost straight across the plaza and up through Liberty Mrrct, and this pluu Is fatond bj Knrlncer Martin of tho bridgo. This matter must bosettlod soon, as tho re arrangement of the courses of t-o eral linos of iors depends upon It. 'Iho Mibjeil will romo up nt tho next meeting ot the Bridge Triistcis. Tho protest sent to l'rosldent Bcrrl giwnriso to a report that nn Injuni tion had Ixcu i-siied stopping work on tho irai ks on the bridge. Mr. hlU house, in Htienking of tho matter yesterday, sold that ho dad 110 thought of iippl) Ing for such nn Injunction, as the work on Iho bridgo it us clcurly within Iho rights of tho trustees. "1 am acting," he said, "for Vol Srhmttt, a hntclkeeoer, who Ins a vnrv valuable prnpert) on tho phi'a bctwicn Liberty nnd Fulton streets nnd fating both strrcl h. Wrnssul that thn purchase) of tho plaa and tho widening of Liberty Btrcet wetr riono under an art of the Legi'daturfl in 1HII1, the purpose nf which was to have Liberty street eutlrel fren from nil road tracks, Minuld it now bo ghrn nor to tho railroads, it would 1m unfair und inhirlnus to my rlluiit. If Mich nn attempt is made, then wo may apply to tho courts tu stop It." OITT COVRT CM.VT Jll.AME COLI.IS. Mayor Aaanmea Tivo-llilrrli or tbe lllame ror Ita Kilcllnn. Mayor Strong said yesterday that Gen. Callls was In no way toblamo for tlio dels; in sc curin quarters for tho Clt Court. 'I lie spitlnl Un pnssod Inst winter provides that tho Board of Kstlmato shall 11ml quarters for tho court. A committee of tho board decided on tho blown stone building facing on Chambers sticet, but tho Sinking Fund Commission, which bus ch ir.-o of making all lcabes, was dilatory In lilting quurlcrB for bhorlff Diniscn's ol'lre, Justice Lj nil's Civil Court, i.nd Iho Stuot Clcanln- Do partment, which nre now in that building. In tho meantime tho 1 ontrac t foi altering tho in terior of tliuCil) Hull w. is let, and tho contrac tor was obliged 10 Login llm work nt oun , "I think nbout three nuns or ilia uiauio mr this condition nt nIT ilrs bhould Inll oil inc." said I he Major; "the rest should bo dimltil In. I neon tho Sinking Fund Commission aud the Uo.ird of Estimate." (ion. Collls reqitcstrl the Bosrd of Aldermen yesterday to allow him to let wiihuut udti'ills Ing the c ontrac t for tlio rcmo telling of iho In terior of the hrnwiiMono hi.ildlug In suit tho needs of tho fit) Court. II111 iiuitli'i wns in ferrod tothuCotnoillteoon Counlj AIT.ilr Col. Wnrlns began ycstirdHi 10 mine his o'llcociut of the hruwiistouobullillngaud iulnthoqu irti rs provided for him In tin- New York l.llc building, at Leonard street aud Broadway. Another Knat lllli-r llrldzn (ulssoii, Tho first cnlsson for tho piir foundation of tho new Kftut HUcr ltrldge.onthe Williamsburg sldo, was launched jeslinbi) afternoon from Iho foot of South Fifth street The caisson 11 not jot computed. Whin It Is Its total weight will bo 'J, HO tons. It measure h TUfrit hj l feot, und has un dotation of oil feet. When completed it will contain fU,lHK cubic fret of (Jet; jgla pine. Tho aticond cccls.cm is ill cour.su of construction iu thu samo place. ItSPVltKICtXa LOOK TO TRAOT, Con. Thomas W. Iljde or Maine an tho Dallls In ew lorlt. To Tim KntTon ok TiiKbi's Sirs Tho most Important municipal election ever hold In the Unite! Stntos cannot fall to enchain tho Interest of those of us who, slnco Sum er was fired on, havolookod to tho Republican party for part of our rollglon. Scare oly has the country been savod from tho dlro ctils of dishonest money nnd Its salvation beon duo largelj to tho stead fast fight of tho Itopubllcans nnd gold Demo crats of Now York, when It ncems tousoutslda that n resurrection of tho Mugwump threatens to give tho sitter heresy a new leno at Ufa by making It posslblo for its adherents to nitmo tho Major of Greater New York, lbs Itcpubllcan parly throughout tho rountrj has a vital Inter est In tlirs fight, and it is of Interest to every citizen how our greatest city, our centre or ex chtnecs, commerce, and progroo, Is governed. Tho magnificent organization tint did so much for us last fall cannot ho slichcd or forgotton, nor can the great Itcpubllcan who led It to lc tory bo Ignored. " Under which King t" Tho Republican party has put up a candldato whom It Is illlllcult to find sufficient words to praise; a great lawyer, a business man of tho finest temper and quality, ono to whom it is nn Insult to any he is any man's man, a soldier and a (statesman with few living peers In shore, an Idoal Mj or for Great er Now York. It seems ct this dlstanco thai tho patriotic Republican masses who rolled up tho grand victory In Now York last fall must rcullze this full well, and will rally to his support in un wavering columns. Itwould notsurprlso us If many Democrats should como to the support of Gen. Tracy. Wc can remember how so many Now York Democrats strongly supported and wont to the war, nnd how gallantly they rallied for honest mouev n llttlo while ncro. Mnnr nen- plo nro fatuous enough to think that parties do not need leaders, and that leaders aro alwnjs n sUnillng mark for detraction; the more omlnont tholr services tho more the detraction. Witness Mr. Blalno; witness Mr. I'lnttl Had ho no other claim to tho gratitude of his parly nnd his country, the cnndldncy of Gen. Tracy In tho crucial election of his city would entltlo him to tho thanks ot all good citizens. From this distance It looks as If a conspiracy to slnucht r the Bepubllcan party In Its con servative stronghold was on foot, which can succeed only If the citizens who made tho noblo fight against Uryanlsm fail to realize It. On tho ono sldo are Tnmmany, Boclallsm, and tho Mugwumps, with a Bllvor background; on tho other, all the forces that ore and have been keoplnc tho country in tho front of tho world's march toward what Is better. Gen. Tracy knows how to decide quickly, how to do cldo rightly; nnd bo, we bellore heroin Maine, does New York. Thomas W. Hyde. Bath, Mc, Oct 18. FROM ANOTHER it) IT SIOXER. There Will De Thoiisauda or Caara Like This. To the Editoii or The Sun Sir: I was among those beset on streot corners and else w here last summer to sign tho Low petition, nnd did so to get rid of Importunity. I believed Mr. Low to be the man whoso nomination would be acceptablo to tho Republican party. As thiaga havo turned it Is clear that tho attempt ot tho Cits to make "tho tall wag the dog" was too previous ond premature. They should have waited for a Joint deal with the Itopubllcans. With political cxperlcneo since tho timo of Fremont, nnd with all respect for Mr. Low's ability. I nm confident he stands no chance of election whatever in the present con test. Tho only result of his candidacy will bo to cut down (Jen. Tracj's vote and help turn the coming government of our imperial cltv into tho hands of Ilryanitcs or Socialists, for tho real fight will centre on Tracy, Van Wyck, and Henrj- George. Tho old Mugwump element appears strong in tho nnmes on tho Cits' Governing Committee. Tho last term of Mr. Cleveland ought to bate cured them of their Mugwumpcry. It cured niol The end of tho Harrison Administration left the country highly prosperous. Tho charge of ad ministration plunged business Into dooression and laigsly Increased the national debt. Less than eight months with President McKinlcy at tho helm has brought returning prosperity and hopefulness. These things nro patent to everybody. Tho only cloud on tho welfare of tho Greater New York is tho danger of its government falling into tho hands of tho Bryanites or Socialists, whoso horosles wcro temporarily drowned out in the national contest last year. Gen. Trncy stands unequivocally on tho samo platform as McKinley lor sound money prin ciples, good government, and prosperous times for all men irrespective of party; therefore I shall voto for him, and I knowothers who signed the Low petition who exprosB the same deter mination. M. Smith. Wlst 117m btiiket, NewY'oiik, Oct, 18. Aa Obserrpd In Tenneasno. To TnBKnrron or Tnr. Sis Sir- I like the fight you are making against Anarchy and Hryanlsm In the Jtayoralty crnt-st In your great city. I hare felt a lively Interest la the election from the beginning-, and was of opinion that Seth Low was the best man for tho antl Tnmmany forces until he and his immediate followers and managers demonstrated that they did noj want to win a victory oyer Tammany at all un lrM It could be won with Low aa the candidate. Ilrpiibllcans all orer the country are Interested In the election of the nrst Mayor or Greater New York. Thry want to sea a result that will sire no added strf nsth to Dryanlsm, and that means they desire Orn Tracy's election. Okorob W. Wivstbad. Ksoiiiixic, Tenn , Oct. 10. Klectlon by Subtraction. To tub Knrron or Tna Sun Sir: In the pending municipal election: Henry George rcprosent what he can subtract from Tammany, C r , from tbe forces ot silver, Bryan Ism, lawlessness, ami illsorder. ieth Low represents what he can subtract from the Itcpubllcan party, I. cr., from the forces of gold, good government, law , and ordrr. That Is tbe case In a nutshell. W. W, Nbvis. 0 15AST TlllRTT secosd STnzET, Oct. 18. Foreign s,ntea or Ileal Interest. Fir JtorellMackenilo'a medical library Is to be sold at auction In London, Quren Victoria's chief cook Is dead. lie had cooked for I er for fifty years. Archangel, on ths White Eea, has Just been connect ed by railroad with Vologda and Moscow. Preston, Lancashire, paupers aro burled la cofflns cenllciK from one penny to fourpence each. Two Inch's of cloth from a dress oneo worn by Flora Macdouald sold In Inverness lately for t.ia. IleaumarK In Wales, has not ha I a death In three months. Tl.elast two persons burled there ncro ocer 80 years of nice. rrlncessl.lrlraof Pourhon hai turned up with her lurr AtBt, Murlt'. In the Eugadlue She Is suing- D011 Carlos for her shars of her mother's fortune. Kangaroo tails for soup have hren sent to London from Australia. A shipment nf twenty flvo hundred weight was anld at the rato of 1 a dozen tails Iu Australia they aro considered a gieat delicacy. TajhUrnd Is Ix-ln ravaged by malaria, which Is more draJly tbcra than cholera It Ms ragfd there for four jrars and leaves the turv Ivora unfit for work The disease Is spreading thro ighout Musslan Turkestan and Merr, German doctors at theMuscowrnngresmsdethem telres noticed and 1 npopularliy g citing tokether at receptions and making an ornanliod rush for the buffet, whero they stayed, not allotting any one elso to get at tin refrcihmeuts. Uoiiu'a town a ithnrltlcahaTe established a tax on 'the us' of the columns of olra'mtoths city streets " A rroJcctdiK window or balcony pays VI marks a year and ecrrj additional balcau) or projection orer It 23 murks, Princess FcodoraofSaie-Melulni-en.QuecnVletorla's eldest great zrun Ichllil, Leu lie, omo ru;aed to Prince XXX of Ileum Sculrlu Koatiltz, a younger son cf 11 far off branch of the family ruling over the tiiiallesl principality n Cermany If tLe wedding takes placo soon guten Victoria may yet seo the fifth generation of hrr descendants. Mile I'.e'chc nherr, tbe reterun Inifnuo of tbe Coin'dl Irnnejalse, who Is now senior memlier of the cm.ipaii), will retire after thlrlj jears of serWce iu January next, hhe will appear In many of brr famous pans, among them Aunts In "L'Ecoledea Femmes," Aucl In "L'Ainl Frits" and .tonne In "Le Monde oft I'on S'eanulo" before Isarlng tha tag. oxHLAuaiiT ox Moiritr. Charleston's Tcnnrloua I'ostmnater Aeene f V I Inliia" Ilia Clerics. WABinrtoTOS, Oct. 10. Postmaster Mowry of Charleston, S. C who has hold his office ever slnco tho second jear of G rover Cleveland'" first term, is undor flro again. This timo an effort is bclnc mado to rcmovo him on tha unique clmrgo thnl ho hn linpocd flnos on bli subordinates ns punishment for dorcllctlon of duty. A department inspector Is now Investi gating tho charges. Mowry.wbo has a remark nblo record ns nn olllccholdor. first got th Fostmasteridilp as a consideration for not bolnu appointed Collector. When Harrison was lnau guratcd tho Republicans mado n rush for V" Monrj's place, as It pajs moro than tlio Col- lcctorshlp. They were committed to acolorod A man, Br. Crum. but ho wns bo ohjoctionablo to B the while patrons of tho ofllco that Mr. Wansv maker allowed Mowry to remain. When Mr. Cle eland was elected for a second term tho friends of Mr. Mowry pointed to his record and secured for him a reappointment. Under his present commission, lie has about a year moro to nervo. l)r. Cruin Is again tbe can- . dldatcof tbe Hepubllcan organization, nnd ths present Admlnlstrntlondoos not seemdlsposed to I rcmovo Mr. Mowry until his term has expired. 1 Postmnster-Gonornl Gary has satd ob much on J moro than ono occasion. Thoro aro sovorai r other ospirants In tho fiold for the office, nnd they aro trjing to Induce tho President to ro- ( movo Mow ry, notw Ithetandlne tho deslro of ths J Poatmaster-Gcncrol that ho shall be allowed to H acrro out his torni. Ono of tho loading colored Itopubllcans of tlio Palmetto State, named Daas, who is a candidate for tho placo" of Collector of the Port of Charleston, has beon at tho Post Ofllcs W. nnd tho Whlto Houso to-day exhibiting letter" from porsons employed In tho Charleston Post Onico setting forth tint from timo to timo fines hat u been doduetcd from their salaries hv Post master Mowry for such offences ns "failing to register certain mnll pouchos, ' "carelessness In distributing mail." "asleep on duty." tend " tardiness In reporting for duty." It schargerj that these lines have beon colloctod during all tho oirsthntMr. Mow ry has presided ovortna Chnilrston office, hut no mention of thorn has nppenrcd In hisalllcinl rctiirnMo the audltorof tho I'oslOIlIco Department. It i9 said that in some Instances tho fines Imposed havo amounted to '-0 n month. As I hero Is no law nuthnrliing a PoKtmastcr to Impososiich ilncB. it is said that tho sufferers purpose to instituto proceedings against Mowry to recover the money ho has do ducted from their salaries. I ' H ALASKA MILITARY RESERVATION. J It la to Un is I.nrze Trnrl. Including Bb B Michael uud Much Mainland. Wj Warhinotos, Oct. 10. Br direction of tho U President an order will be Issued by the Sccro- H tary of War to-morrow establishing St. Michael. U Alaska, and n large part of tho nearby tcrrl- tory. as a military reservation over which tha United States will havo cclusivo jurisdiction. U This step will bo taken to pel ml t Federal troops to assumo complete chargo of tho malnte- H nance ot law and order at St. Michael. Recent reports from army officers nnd others havo cH shown that there is a likelihood of troublo at H St. Michael this winter. A company of twcntv-'6t Wm flvo infnntrjnien from Fort O. A. Kuesell, " -H Wvomlng, loft Scattlo a short timo ago toeni?NB tahllah a nillltarj post there, and probably bav8,KMBJ arrived by this tunc. It is tho intention of tha 'B President and Secretary Alger to extend Btlll mm further the boundaries of the reservation. Tho Adjutant-General of the urmv to-day to- ! eelvedn telegram from Capt. 1. II. Bay of tha HIJ Eighth Infantry, who was sent to Alaska soma JnH timo ago to select a sito for an army post at the jmm nearest available placo. on the Amcrcan Bldo, to Dawson City. Tho telegram wns dated Yukon 111 er. Sept. G, and It paid that tho stenmar Hamilton, on which Cact. liny wns making tho trip up the river, hid beon stopped at Fort I Yukon br low water, and that no more supplies could get to tho Klondike by that route this fall. Capt. Hay said ho w ould proceed up tho rh er to ( Circle City in a whalcboat. WW LESS HARDSHIP EOR JACK. TARS. wU Capt. Lemly Saya Prisoner or a Certain Clan Nhauld Have Full IUtlaaa. 99 WAsniN'aTov, Oct.19. Capt. Samuel C. Lemly, WM Judge Ad ocato General of the navy. In an In- B terestlng annual report to Secretary Long, tells mjM of an Important chango made by his department jm In sentences Imposed by summary court mar- tkfm tlal. Hereafter, except in extreme cases, sum- WU roary courts will not bo allowed to sentence of- jH fenders to solitary confinement on bread and mjm water. Full rations must bo given. Capt. HP Lcmly wants legislation creating a retired list jW for the enlisted men of tho navy, placing them on tfl) the samn footing with tho enlisted men ot tbo HV nrmy and the Marine Corps. Ho renews his M&V recommendation of provious years that a law Mmt be enacted compelling tho attendanco of civil- WW Ian witnesses In naval courts. WW. Cant. Lemly thinks that somo methods should HI! bo devised by which tbo Government will so- cure some sharo In patent rights granted nasal ( officers on useful Inventions nnd Improvements &" which have been mado with facilities furnished. Wm by tho Government. Many men who served as MB sailors In the late war aro borno on tho rolls of 'Mm tho Naty Department ns descrtors. They can Wm havo tholr records corrected only by net of Con- flj gress. Capt. Lcmly belleces this method works (H frequent hardship, nnd ho asks for tho enact- Hj ment of legi lalloii allowing tho Secretary of R tho Navy to make tbo corrections. furS VAY TOR CATC1IIXO DESERTERS. W Ten Doltnr Head Too Little, Says tbe JudaTS AdTocate-General. r WASniNOTON, Oct. 19. Tho annual report ot Brig.-Gen. G. Norman Llcbcr, Judgo Advocate General of the army, shows that during tho year which it reviews ono cadet and 1,370 en listed men woro tried by court-martial, a de crease of 102 from tho preceding joar. Ab sence without Icaro wa9 tho most frocjuent chargo against tha enlisted men. Only two men were tried for drunkenness, their arrest being by tho cl II authorities; fifly-flvo for heinii drunk and disorderly, and 10.1 for plain drunkenness. Gen. Llubcr directs nttentton to the insulllcienc) of tho present reward for tho npprehcnslon of eleseiters. "Formerly," ho says, "tho amount of reward wns not fixed by ftututo, but was left to the Sec retary of Wnr iu regulate. For many j cars '30 was the amount designated, but this not being considered uiilllc lent It waa Increased to $00. In 18111 tho powerof fixing tho amount wastnkon nwny from tho Secrelnry of War bv Congress it Bclf pitfccritiliiir uhul It should bo.'namedy, 810. ho entirely insullklput is this amount that ids little heller thin nnno at all. and, lu tha opinion I nf manj whoniolnlho best position for judtr- 1 ing, it encourages deierllon. I think tbut tbe fl ini plan would bo to return to tho former ays- 1 tun. when iho amount of tlio award wns rogu- 1 land by thu Secretary of War; but, Inanyoient. I it bhould bo lurgoly increased." J WITXESSrs FROST COSTA RICA. I They Come Hero to Trwtirr In tbo Mllllan-Uol 1 Inr Cuiinlerrrlllug Case. 1 On Iho Atlas Lino steamship Adirondack, 1 which arrived from Port Llmon, Costa Rica, 1 jen'erday, thero wcro a number of persons who 1 aretoappear nawltnossos at tho trial of Fod- I crico Morn, Iticardo do Ilequesons, and others, who aro accused of having been coneemod In A tho making and circulation of counterfeit notes al of the Bank of Costa Itlca to tlio ninount of V moro than a million dollars. Among Hit sn wife- T ncsscs nro (Icrnidn Igleslac, n relntlv o of l'resl- I dent ItJfni'l Iglcslns of Costa ltlca, and Tobias uiilga, clilof lanhlorof tho Doiik of Cunt Illca. 1 rhcio. with either wllcnicH resilient in this ' city, will bo called to tell whnt thei know about n eofa in which half a million In counterfeit . notes whs rnnee-nled nnd nciu In S.in ,los Cost ltlca. from this iltj, and lote-MIM regarding the eleilngs of Do l'.eiiu sens nnd Mr". Kuginlii Koine man, who accompanied him on n irip to Costa ltlca lost March. 'Iho trial of Mora and tho others hnB liecn not ilown peremptorily for to morrow In thorilmlnal brunch of tho United btutos Circuit Court. RELIC OF THE HARTFVRD, Figurehead or rarraiciip Famous Vlngtblp rincrd In (oitnerflciit Capital, Hahtfoiii), Conn., Oct. 10,-Tlio figurehead of Admiral Farrugut's flagship Hartford, whlcU wns presented to tho cily by Commodoro Hlili born. Chief Constructor United Stales Nay, ( through Senator Joseph II. Hawlcy, wns placed In tho Htalo Capitol this afternoon. Hartfotd celebrated tho acquirement of tho relic b tl.o ohscnamo of "Farragut day," Thero was a milltar clisplny, tlio parado being divided Into thieo elusions. 'Iho llgmeheae! wimtnnlnl un n Imidoomely drinrntu'l float drawn by alK hones ond gunidul by ux sillora under com. maud eif I'api. Jlnlr, who naw sertlco on tho dee ks of tho old flagship, I'liLnwIuif tiiopmadu came tha literary oxer clrus In frunt of 'the Capitol, (Ion, William B. rrnnklln waa Chairman of tho day und Cant. Casper 1. "oolrlch. U. H. N presented tho ,i flguro to Iho cit). the gift being ncrepted by 1 Mayor Preston. Tho oration wns delivered b Senator llawley, who reviewed the llfo ot ffss ragul and the record of tho ship. , MiisHiiiirriTri nii" a nJ