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jt WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 27, 1807.
ftalMcrlptleas kr Mall rst-rni.. fc DAILY, per Month " I PAII.Y, per Year " I SUNDAY, per Year x I DAILY AKTt 8HK DAY, per Year OO '. DAILY AND SUNDAY, per Month r, Postage to foreign countrlM added. I Tax 8tne, New York City. i, Paus Klosqns No. It, near Grand note), and i KloaqueNo, 10, Boulevard des Capuclnes. r If or frtnit soae favor us wllA mamuiirdlt for pvoUeaUmvito haw rejected articles returned, ft lArv tinl oil eaiee esrwt etampe or that purpote. K" At the regular monthly meeting of tlio I Trustees of Tub Sun Printing and Publish. L Intc Association, held yesterday, Mr. fc. Franklin Bartlett, Mr. Paul Dana, r Mr. Tdomas Hitchcock, and Mr. Wil- Liau M. IiAFrAN bolng present, Mr. Paul f Dana was unanimously elected President X of the association and editor of The Sun, to succeed his father, Charles A. Dana, deceased. Fall In, All! Be of good heart, Republicans 1 Keep t, the line unwavering I Victory Ib yours of . a, certainty If you keep solid your ranks. Neither underrate nor exaggerate the f strength of tho enemy, but never for a ; moment loso your confidence In whipping i him. You can do It. Tils emissaries are seeking in all ways, by lying and by bluff- Ing, to weaken yonr determination and chill ! your spirit, but, of a verity, your chances of ; success, always good, are now certain If you keep together. And what a victory It will bel It will be ; far more than the capture of the Govern- i ment of tho Greater New York. It will be tho winning of tho flrat decisive battle In Vv the campaign for tho Presidency In 1000. i Let every man fall Into Una and bring ' along with him recruits to help In tho con- test and to join in the jubilation over the victory announced on Tuesday night 1 t The Campaign's End Close at Hand. f After to-day there remain only three I days moro for electioneering. All work of I that sort will be brought to a close on Sat- ft urday night; and on next Tuesday will oc- E cur tho election. B During these fow remaining days any K Republicans) who may now bo thinking B- of throwing away their votes to Low will r have time enough to think seriously over K tba nsatter. K Nothing is now more evident than that It E Is in tho power of the Republican party to if elect Gen. Tract and obtain control of the Greater New York for the next four years. fe There are many doubtful elements in the . campaign, but as to that matter thero Is no doubt. It is not In human nature for Re- I publicans to neglect such an opportunity to strengthen their party and gain a prize for which it has worked steadily for forty years. With the opposing vote split up by tho rival candidacies of Van Wyck, Georoe, Low, and Gleaso.v, the election of Gen. Tract is an absolute certainty If he obtains the normal Republican vote; and by nor mal we mean only the steadfast Republican vote after all tho Mugwump chaff is shaken ' out of it. It can be reduced even below its abnormally low percentage in 1802, yet be 1 amply sufficient to elect Gen. Tracy. During the last four years the Republican vote has Increased proportionately with a steady progress. For one thing, it Is now sure to be honestly counted. It will also be assisted by many Democratic allies next Tuesday. The very fact that Gen Tract's -I election is Inevitable If he retains the ; great mass of tho Republican vote, as If manifestly he will do, will turn to him tho jl outside support which desires only to help !r elect the man surest to beat Bryanlsm and Georgelsm. 5 The canvass of Low has proceeded with a J loud blowing of trumpets, but there Is con- vlncing evidence that it has made no in- f roads into the Republican vote sufficient to j. accomplish its purposo of preventing the election of Gen. TnAcv. The Indications I are rather that It Is drawing off from the i Democrats much moro heavily, and thus tending to Gen. Tract's advantage. V George and Dayton are making a stir- Y ring canvaHs, which will assuredly break in . pieces the Tammany Bryanlto vote of last year. Gleason will make a respectable j show in tho returns. Van Wyck Is an absurd candidate. He j Is an easy-going fellow without a trace of p qualification for the Mayoralty. No man H who has any adequate conception of the se- .': rious responsibilities of the ofllco at the in- I Itiation of the experiment of the new mu- nlcipality can think of voting for Van P Wyck. Ills candidacy Insults the gravity t of the public. It is farcical. You might as jj well cast the low comedian for Hamlet. Low Is an impossibility. His election I would require a political revolution un- . precedented In the history of American f politics. Last year, when men were palo y with fear because of the threatening can- k dldacy of Bryan, there was a change of ,v about 50,000 votes only In New York. !j Low must get more than three times that number to bo elected. His election Is Im possible, as every sensible man knows, Every Republican vote cast for him will be worse than wasted, for It will bo treach erously taken from tho party candidate, a far better and abler man. The Indications of tho canvass of Henry , Georoe are that ho will get many more votes than Low, and no wise man can dis miss from his calculations the possibility J of his election. What would that mean to the business community? How would the i markets respond to tho election of Henry Georoe, and whntsort of an advertisement would It give to New York In the eyes of i the stablo civilization of the world 5' Gen. Tracy needs only to get tho great Ibody of tho Republican vote to bo elected, and It Is now evident that ho is going to get It. If tho outside conservative vote Is concentrated on him he will be overwhelm-ia-t Ingly successful. What will that mean to i tho business community and to the mar- j; kets? It will mean, as every Intelligent man knows, renewed and greater confidence J and buoyancy, and the enhancement of tho t reputation of New York throughout the f world for political and social sobriety, lj fixity, and sanity. Gen. Tract is jt not only the ablest man who was ever j! Mayor of Now York, a foremost lawyer and V jurist with exactly tho ability Imperatively i required In starting the new municipality, f but also be alone, of all the candidates, rep- I' resents completely tho souud views of I finance and government upon which the t prosperity of this community depends. f Tho sober sense of New York will elect t Gen. Tract as a necessary step In It 1 progress, and to manifest to tho whole world In the most emphatlo way posslblo that It Is a community still steadfast In Its adherence to the principles of political In. tegrlty for which It stood firm last year. Mr. Sohroedor Sees All the Way Through Both Low. Snrn Low's private uncertainty as to what ho really represents In this canvass has been manifest ever slnco tho unifying force Idea disappeared. As election day geta nearer ho seems to bo settling down upon the three-cents a slgnaturo Idea as the principal basis of his solf-proclalmcd public usefulness. In somo of his recent speeches It has pleased Mr. Low to assert that what he stands for, particularly and peculiarly, Ib "the people's right to nomi nate whom they want to and how they want to." Tho grammar would hardly pass at Mornlngsldo Heights, but Mr. Low's meaning, is sufficiently clear. This Idea now turns up In one form or another whenever Mr. I.ow speaks. Ho Is constantly referring to tho "peoplo's right to vote for a man nominated by a petition containing the signatures of over 100,000 men. as I havo been ;" and ho would like to convince his fellow citizens that here Is an Issue overshadowing all others, and de manding urgently their votes. Ex-Mayor SonnoEDKR of Brooklyn has almost contemptuously exposed tho hum bug of Mr. Low's professions of solicitude for the vindication of the people's " right to nominate whom they want to and how they want to," In this charming passage of irony and common senso : "If Mr. Low expects to be elroted he will be the most astonished man In the world when the result ti announced. lie will dticoTer that signatures, col lected at the coat of three centa apiece, are not to be relied upon, if they are, then I can ace no reason why the tame methols ahould not be extended to the State. We want a bnatnesa administration In the Stats aa much aa we do In the cltr, and It Mr. Low would expend only as much money as he has donated to Columbia University. I see no reason why enough signatures ahould not b? gathered to Justify him In demanding the nomination for President of the United States." There is no reason. Ono million dollars, judiciously expended under the direction of Reynolds, would probably secure names enough to an adroitly worded and non committal petition to couvince Mr. Skth Low that his services wero required In the White House. Having secured this back ing, he might proceed to erase all tho ifs and conditions in the original petition, and present himself as a candidate for President representing " the right of the pcoplo to nominate whom they want to and how they want to." This only amounts to saying that Mr. Low's method of self-promotion in politics is open alike to himself for any other office which his ambition may covet, and to any other political adventurer sufficiently pc cunious and unscrupulous to operate that form of bunco. A Blind Leader of tho Blind. Do Low's followers realize whither they are led? Such of Mr. Low's supporters as have been, in the past, loyal to tho Republican party undoubtedly supposed when they signed tho petition inviting him to become a candidate for Mayor that he would unify and consolidate all the forces which a year ago were enlisted in the cause of Republi canism and sound money. Mr. Low him self hoped at the outset that such might be his function ; for he was at pains to pro claim his opposition to the free coinage of silver, and to announce that, after some ex cursions, ho had returned to the Republican fold. Assuredly he did not foresee that his insatiable desire of office, and the fatal mis direction consequent upon a first false step, would Impel him to shabby compromises and disgraceful coalitions, the inevitable outcome of which, in the event of his per sonal success, would be disastrous to the cause of Republicanism and sound money, not only in the new imperial city, but In the State and throughout the Union. Much less can those well-meaning men, who orig inally subscribed their names to the Low petition, have realized that they would bo involved in one odious entanglement after another, until they wero ultimately drawn Into a position the opposite of that which they expected to take, a position of active and avowed complicity In the triumph of free silver and Bryanisra. Such, however, aro tho unpleasant facts. Mr. Low bimBelf may dimly comprehend the extent of his divergence from the stand point occupied by him at the beginning of tho canvass, for, whereas, In his letter ac cepting the nomination of the Citizens' Union, ho said, "lam a Republican," he now refers rcmlnlscently to a time past and gone, "When I was a Republican." Tho day Is, Indeed, far distant when Setii Low could be counted as a sturdy upholder or even a listless well-wisher of Republican principles and alms. Not only has his Republicanism ovaporatcd amid the heat of bis struggle for personal advancement, but, concerning sound money also, ho has maintained a sinister reticence since the exigencies of the contest tempted him to seek for Democratic help. Thero Is not now even a pretence on tho part of Mr. Low himself, or of his chief lieutenants, that his elevation to tho office of Mayor would Inure to the benefit of sound money or of Republicanism. Tho wheeling movement, by which Mr. Low has gradually effected a conversion of hia political position, began when he ac cepted tho indorsement of the Purroy Democracy, which, moro than any other or ganized body In tho Greater Now York, had been loud-mouthed and emphatlo In Its professions of devotion to the free coinage of sliver and all the other planks of the Chicago platform. From that moment Mr. Low was estopped from uttering a word concerning tho momentous Issues which wero at stake a year ago. A further step toward the disavowal of tho principles which he, at first, announced, and toward an Irrevocable divorce from his former Republican friends, was taken when he insisted upon putting In tho Meld candidates not only for tho three metropolitan posts, but also for county offices, together with nominees for all the scats in the Assembly belonging to the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx. It being obvious that none of the Low nominees for the Assembly could be elected If they relied solely upon a fraction of tho Republican vote In their respective districts, Mr. Low sanctioned the bargain whereby the support of Mr. GEOitriK'a followers was secured. Thenceforth, It became doubly Impossible for Mr. Low, the alleged Republican of two months ago, todenounce, oreven depre cate, the free coinage of sliver, or any other plank of the Chicago platform. Tho sub sequent acceptance of the Indorsement of Mr. Low by tho Ship Democracy, which, on the very same evening, Indorsed tho county ticket of Tammany Hall, committed the Citizens' Union still more thoroughly to cooperation with tho representatives of Bryanlto Ideas. Tho resolution said to I havo been reached by the Low campaigners i to lndorso Judge Parker, the Democratic nomlnco forChlof Justice of tho Court of Appeals, by betraying a wish to defeat tho Republicans In the State as woll as In tho metropolis, gavo the finishing stroke to tho evolution of tho Citizens' Union from a professed friend of Republicanism Into an open ally nf Democracy. If Mr. Low and his quondam Republi can adherents arc not, by this time, fully allvo to tho drift and lnovl table outcome of their successlvo combinations, thoy aro offering us tho spectacle of tho blind load. Ing tho blind, and we may bo certain that tho ditch of defeat and shame awaits them. Moro Mockery of Homo Rule. Tho Sngasta Government Is apparently trying to stave off the independonco of Cuba by another device of sham autonomy. Its plan Is no doubt mora liberal than that of tho Canovas Ministry, whlnh proved abso lutely futile, yet Ib Is likely to provo a wrotclicd makeshift that tho patriots can not possibly accept. Tho Canovas projoct retained all final powers of real value at Madrid. Tho now plan, as forecast or rumored at Wash ington, would create a local legislature, wholly elected by popular vote In tho Island, and this body would make tho laws and fix tho taxes. It docs not yet ap pear, however, what final power of veto Spain would proposa to retain over the acts of tho proposed legislature; but she would appoint the Governor-General and control the courts, while It remains to be seen wlmt tho proposed suffrage is. We suppose that even such a system as Is now talked of, ifputin forcothreo years ngo, might have prevented, or at least postponed, tho revolution. Rut now, as a concession wrung from Spain by Cuban successes in tho Hold, and brought out with a view to avoid American interference, It Is a wholly dilTcrent matter. Tho true home rule, for Cuba Is independenco. Two Tickets Good and Bad. Honest-money Democrats who would welcome a chance to return conscientiously to the banner of Tammany Hall must not sneak behind the Mugwump comparison of the Republican organization with Tam many, Platt and Choker, as they call them, and say, If they are balanced thus, we'll take our old associates and vote for Van Wyck. Between the Republican ticket and tho Tammany ticket there is no comparison. Tho Republican candidates themselves are invltatious that every fair-minded voter of whatever party will find It difficult to decline. The Tammany ticket in its amaz ing selections scarcely deserves the dignity of consideration. If the Republicans had gone beyond their party fences and had sought the citizen in mind, character, and training best qualified to be Mayor of New York, they could havo found no superior to Gen. Tract. The Tammany nominee for Mayor, Van Wyck, Is a travesty among candidates. The Republican choice for Comptroller, Ashrei. P. FlTcn, is a gilt-edged bond that under Republican administration of the Greater New York the management of the city's finances shall be tho best humanly possible. The Tammany man for Comp troller isan insigniflcantand inexperienced advocate of William Jennings Bryan and dishonest dollars. Enough said. The Republican candidate for District Attorney, W. M. K. Olcott, deserves re election If thero is any reward for faithful and efficient public service. Tho Tammany candidate for District Attorney is Asa Bird Gardiner. Well, look at him! Take him if you like him. Next Tuesday voters for Tracy and his associates will mark their ballots with the pleasing conviction that in doing so they arc rendering to their city the most benefi cial service for which the day gives them the opportunity. Put. a cross over the column of names beginning with that of William J. Wallace, the standard bearer of Republicanism in thoEmpirc State; then fold your ballot and retire. That will also give a vote to Tract. Tract is the man; tho man of the St. Louis platform; the man uf success to those who desire Bryanlsm's defeat in tho greatest city of the United States. We greet with a glad heart the return to the tribune of Dr. Emu. Wrrzio HoEntn, the Giant C.aroo. At several times and places this week he will demonstrate to tlio doubt of all that if the Lovilah ticket is not elected, the use of umlauts will be prohibited and (renuinc I'ernuitft and horseradish practically disappear from use. Dr. Hokiikr'h style of oratorv muy bo compared with that of Danikl Vt'EnsTitR, Daniel Pratt, and others, but his master! uso of ino Inngunite and an eighth Is all Ms own. Great results for the great ouisonre expected, now that the Riant Oaroo has appeared upon the sccno and hurled himself and other p ctur.squetlBUres at tho foe. The London Times need havo no anxiety that tho United States will "precipitate a crisis" In tho caso of Spain. This Oovornmont docs not seek a quarrel with tbo Spanish Oov ornmont. It has tried to cot r.lonif peaceably with Spain. Klius borne a great deal from her for tho sake of remalnlne at pcaco with her. When she has violated the rlffhts uf American citizens in Cuba, we hare merely asked hor to live up to her treaty obligations. When, under her authority, Weylkr has perpetrated dcods forblddon by tho laws of civilized warfare, ho havo not even niado such a remonetrnnco ns it was our duty to make. When oho has talked angrily, tho roply has been In placatory terms. When she has complained that nrtns-boaring ships bound for Cub havo escaped from American ports, our naval forces have been ordered to pursue these ships, and the pursuit has In most cases been successful. When sho has spoken upon any subjoct to this Govern ment it has nlways given beed to her words. When hor Minister at Washington has had any request to mako the doors of tbo Htate Depart ment havo stood open for him. In our diplo matic relations with Spain the policy of con ciliation has always been followed by this Gov ernment. The United States havo steadily refrained from doing unytblng at which Spain could take otlcnco, if sho wero ruled by reason. The Gov ernment has done nothing that could be con strued as favorlnc the Cuban cause. It has not granted to the Cubans belligerent rights, It has not acknowledged tho Independcnceof tho Cuban republic It has invariably demeaned itself as If it were over-apprehensive of the danger of displeasing Sp in. Should thero nt any time be a crisis in our re lations with Spain It will not be the American Government that can be held responsible for It, It will bo that Government which, for so long a time, has failed In its efforts to put an end to the Cuban revolution. Dr. Emil IIolur, the African explorer, celcbratod his nftloth birthday on Oot. 7 at his home In Vienna. Many learned societies and prominent persons throughout Austria-Hungary sent their congratulations and presents to tho distinguished naturalist. U would be strange Indeed if Dr. Hoi.ub woro not appreci ated among bis own people, whose museums ho has enriched by the most liberal donations from the largest collections of natural history ever brought from Africa. Nearly every museum In Europe, from ScandinnTlu to Italy, has profited by tho liberality wllh which Dr. IIoLUn has scattered bis scores of thousands of specimens, and tho museums of his own country havo bene fited most of all. Puro love ot sclonce seems to bo tho only Incentive of this unique goneroslty, for Dr. Hot.vn Is not a rich man; and tho largo sums of money ho has earnod on tho lecture platform have been dovotcd far years to the proparallan and mosutlng of his collections, which he has refused to soil, but has freely be stowed wbcrovor be thought they would facili tate the spread of knowledge. At the ago of SO, in tbo prime of life, honored by his own countrymen and by nearly every Oovornmcnt of Europe with special marks of distinction. Dr. Iloi.vn snya to tho Vienna re porters: "I am going to Africa again, for my work there Is not yet done." Genius cannot bo hidden long. What true man's heart docs not beat faster becauso the Hon. Fulton McMahon of august memory Is going to deliver a lecture In tho Citizens' Union rourso to-day ? Asbeflts n superior body, tho C. V, Is always lecturing tho more Ignorant part of tho community, a1 d whero tould a better rftnrentntlrn nf the lecturinc: Citi zen thnn the Hon. Fci.TON MoMaiion be found! In tho days of tho P. M. L-, tho Hon. Fcltov McMaiion endeared himself to all. Ito thought or spoke continually for roform. Reform did not come then. Itcform will not come now. No matter. Whllo New York has thinkers like tho Hon. Fulton Mc Maiion nnd bis brethren In upper political cogi tation, New York can wait. Tho Influonco of such men may bo foil slowly, but their tlmo mustcoine. If not now, In tbo coursoof twoor threo millions of years. Wo bid Mr. McMaiiok and Mr. Low not to despair. It would certainly be a very groat relief for Spain If she wero to throw off Cuba. Tho life of her people, and her treasure, and hor re sources aro wasted there. She has suffered humiliation there; eho has brought dishonor upon herself; sho has stirred up the hatred of tho Cuban people; sheboslopt the favor of the Unltod States by her conduct there. It is time for her to relinquish Cuba. Wo printed yesterday adrspatch from Madrid to tho London Timtx which spoko of tho doom that exists In Spain; "tho situation," said tho correspondent, "is one of nlmosl unrellcrod gloom." It Is all because of Spain's losses and sufferings In Cuba, which have been of a char acter fitted to make any country gloomy. Cuba can never again be to Spain what It has beon in past times. Tbo only hope for Cuba lies In freedom. If Sp-iln were to withdraw her army from Cuba the gloom which she suffers would vanish nnd tho light of better times would fill her skies. T epeoplo of Spain should compel their Government to cut oft Cuba and let It take care of Itself. to ci.KAit jtAjr.ir.tr citossixas. An Order from the Mint Railway Commie Inn Id Ylrw or the Tally-IIo Accident. Al.nANY, Oct. "0. Asa result of tho tally-ho disaster at the Merrick road crossing of tho Long Island Itailroad on Memorial Day tho State Railroad Commission has taken measures to prevent such accidents in the futuro. The commission to-day sent a clrculur letter to all stoam railroad companies and H'ghway Com missioners throughout tbe State, sa ing that Its attention hnd been directed to tho fact that in many Instances the railroad companies fall to keep their right of way free from gross, weeds, and ' mlcrbrush, as required by law, par ticularly at points where tbe tracks of a railroad aro crossed by hiithnuyH nt grade: nlso, that tbe e is non-compllanco with the Ilighnnr law on the part of Highway Commissioners and over sceis of hlghnajs In tho mattcrof ke ping high wuja frco from similar growth at railroad cross ings Tho board is convinced that compliance with the provisions of law would lncreatti-tho distance ut which trains approaching a hluh way could be seen from the hluliway. The board suggests that tho Hlgbway Commission ers and overseers of highways throughout the Stale cause nil obstructions to bu removed from highways at railroad grade crossings. Tbo commission also recommends that where thero arc obstructions on a highway oronprt vnle properly which intcrfero with a proper viow of a crossing, and tho co-operation of the Highway Commissioner cannot be secured, lbs railroad company take Hteps to acquire the right to remove such obstructions. against irtrriAL HOTIOXS. Tn Camrt r Appeals Vires Admanltton to the liar. Albany, Oct. 20. The Court of Appeals to day denied a motion to dismiss tho nppeal iu tho case of Samuel llachraeh against the Manhattan Elevated Railway Company and another, appel lants. In denying tho motion the Court bad Itnnrlmt rlnun I li f tr Int Iniv niamnrnnilnm no curiam: "This is amotion by the plaintiff to dismiss tho appeal upon tbo ground that tho Judgment below bas been unanimously alllrmed by tho Appellate Division as to tho facts, and that tho txreptions tn tho ciiso aro frivolous. This motion Is ono cf a large class imposing much labor on the court and that ought i ot In bo made. In this case lirl fs aro submit cd citing nil horities to mipport Iho, opposing views. Tbe fuct that such a course is necessary is ronel..bio cvidoucc that tho motion sh uld bo denied. An examination nf thin record discloses a number of exceptions that ran onh be disposed of nftrr argument of tho appeal. Tho rule In motions of this character Is similar lo that applied to a party asking judgment on a frlvo ous pleading. This memorandum la handed own in order that the bar may understand tlio strictness ot this rule. Motion uenled with $10 costs." more vxnvnanovsn trolley neutes an Whtrh ttw Metropolitan Compaaj Waatato Cbanse the Motive Power. Tho Stato Hoard nf Railroad Commissioners met yesterday at 1- Lilerty street. Applica tions wero received for pe mission to change tho motlvo power to tbo underground trolley on these portions of tho Metropolitan Stroct Hallway u) stem: On Eighty-sixth street, from Second avenue to Madison nvenuo; on 1011th street, holwecn Columbus nnd Amsterdam avenues; onJl'JSth atreot, from Amsterdam ave nue lo tho Houlevard. then up tho Doulevard to 130th street, and through lUOIti strost to tbo North Hirer. No decision was reached, Ap plli atlon was also ado and taken under ad visement for a similar rhango on Ninety-sixth street, between First and Second avenue". The application nf the Hlverhead, tjuoguo nnd Southampton Hnllroau Company for permission to construct a lino from Hlverhead to Wnst hamptou was dlsciissod. It was dcnlod that there was any Intention of paralleling the Ixing iHlnnd Itailroad, which wns represented in op position 1 1 tho application. Tho board look this ma tor under advisement. A petition wns pre sented on behalf of the Like Ontario nnd Hlicr- Ide Hallwnv Company of Oswego or permis sion to extend Its line through Mitchell street, and to cross n track of tho Now York. Ontario and Western Itailroad In order to reach 3U Paul's Cemetery. llurabur Iinrsa'C Work. From the Lrtwnnrt Mill .Wtr. The New York Tribune, wblch hitherto baa laid rlalma touting one of the leading Republican organs, but now Is a bitter opponent of the Republican ticket, excuses itself upon the ground, as It claims, that national Itiura are not Involved In the contest. This Is a flimsy cxnisn tnmlng from such a source. It Is an, admitted fait t cr) whero that If Van Wyck, the Tammany candidate, or Henry Grorge, the Socialist Democrat, Is elected nery Ilryan club and paper In th country will claim It as a victory for Mr. Dryan and as an Indication that the country la not In sym pathy with the pulley of the McKlulcv Administra tion. In spite ot tins the Tribune would make its readers believe that tlio Issues Involved In the New York Mayoralty eleellou are purely local. Happily very few will be deceived by such specloua arguments. rallure or Municipal Ownership. JVom the Ttteoma Uduer, The experiment In this country of municipal owner ship of gas and water works has not proved success ful In the few (ustann-s whero It haa Ix-entrlfd. There are exceptions tu tbu rule, but the ratio of fail ures and successes has been largely un tbe side of the failures, wblcb were expensive and many times scandalous as well. The Original Het Time In tho Old Town. From the inilrskarr htadtr. Sodom was the old town wblcb enjoyed the first hot Urn. 4 xjib maronr op "nosa" z,otr. Mia Career as a, Doalnna Man, Palltlrlan. nnd College President, To Tnn EniTon of Tiik Sun Sirs Con sidering that Mr. Both Low does not like machino methods, it is rather strango that both he and his managers bo closely Imitate and pur suo them. Who evor beforo heard of any candi date having his portrait sent frco by tho thou sand to the residences of the citizens of Brook lyn for exhibition in their w Indous I This snlf-sntistlod young man was made, polltl cMly, by tho very men ho Is now, with his wor shippers, so bitterly assailing, Frederick A. Bchroedcr and' others ot our best Hcpubllcnns, including Ilcnjamln K. Tracy, all strict party men, oponod tho way for Soth Low to tho Mayoralty, and had dono all tbe hardest work before ho becamon possibility or was thought of. Uonjamln P. Traoy later on withdrew, after being nominated, in ngrerment with Mr. ltlpley Hopes, for tho purposo of permitting Mr. Ixiw's nomination and election. Mr. Low thought ho would do the same again and has found his mistake nnd he will now rcallxo the difference It Is to bo hoped that tho result of tho coming election will settle Mr. Low's party smashing Ideas for onco and all. Mr. Low profosses to bo very much opposed to so-callod "bosses," but ho has no objection to ucing uosa uiuiscn. jh iuci, cver iuuvu uo has ovor made, shows that ho Is only opposed lo somo one, or any ono else, except himself being "boss." He intends to bo responsible only to hlras If. Pretending to represent tho pcoplo ns he docs, v ho will hold him responsible, or up to his promises! Ho has no party, and "the people" Is too vague an expression nnd Is too commonly used to signify anything definite, or with any power to hold him or any ono to pre election promlso. lie was a "boss" in every senso when ho was Mayor of Hrookljn nnd made cvorynno accountable to hi , and hi -nelf accountable tonobodr. He was Independent of the party electing him then; what will he ho now if elected by no party, hut by tbo " pcoplo" of all partiis I To jmlgo what ho may do, let us not forgot what hu did before. Ho Insulted and rlcloualy opposed Mr. J. S. T. Str.iiiahnn, who was by umtuonioii ent made "flrat illlzcn of llrook lyn" not long after, nnd who Is probably tho only man living lo co his own Rtatuo ert-elc.l by his grateful fellow citizens. How did he treat Col. Itoebllng, the englneirof iho bridge, whlih was then une of tho wonucrsof iho world J How did he treat others whoweioisfar his superiors asposilhlc, whenlio was In power 1 Hudestiojed his party in ltrooklvn.to that thu Democrats succeeded him. nnd it look us many jears to re gain Iho position which he destroyed. His 'business principles" fur city government pruved lo be mainly "talk," and wero only shown in carrying out what hail bicu estab lished or planned by others boforo ho camo In sight. As a rial man of business ho wns an acknowUged failure, though "born wllh u gold tpoonlii his mouth," and, slice ecdli.g to a busi ness already nindo for him by his father and backed by millions of capital, he soon had to give It up. Ho was. as a graduate of Columbia College, not specially remarkable, and after his business fiasco, ho sought and, with tho aid of the millions ho n presented, obtained tho Presi dency ot that college. And It never had ho ex pensdvu a President. That college was rich; it it Is now loaded with a debt of 3.000,000. And what has ho la-en there hut a "boas?" How has he treated nome professors whom ho found there before ho carnal And is not the former law professor now bcutlug the college In every wav I , Hy whom is he now urged upon our pcoplo for tbe Mayoralty f Now 'S. ork J Is It not largely by a mutual admiration society," composed of such former v ieious Coppcrheitds as Mr. Joe l.a rneqiic and such disgruntled Hepiihllcausas Mr. Joe Choatc, und such disappointed men as Mr. William U. Strong, who onto said that Low could not he elected I Then Strong thought thut he might get the Itepiihllean nomination him self, and become that " nnif Ing force" of w hich Mr. Low onco wrote so wisely. Hut ns neither of them has proved so to be. they do not intend that any other HoDUbllcan shall be. but ruber that St. Tammany sh ill ngaln rule us. for they wull know that St. Selh cannot succeed by any possibility. Ilini-'lit nerhans imnrove Mr. Lows chances if he or someof his worshippers would fin or tho public with somo reasonablo explanation uf somo of his acts In his tyrannical and verv per sonal administration of the Maioraltynf Brook lyn, nnd his remarkable Kecking of votes among saloon keepers, browers, &r. What wcio the causes, if nnv, for his contemptible treatment of Mr. Stranahan and Col. Itoebllng und others I What was the reason for his setting aside of educated men In the Hoard of Kducation and appointing men who hotboughtcontrolled moro votes, and for his general bad treatment nnd contempt for the advice of those who clcctod blm t Now be li-tsa chance to let us havo tho UltOOKLYN Hkigiits. Oct. "J5. Tkutii. TO TIIIS COLORED VOTERS. A Call Ob Then lo Stand Firm br the repub lican and lote for Tracy. To tiif. Editor of- Tiik Srs Si'r.- Beforo colored men allow themselves to be led away from the Republican party simply because tbey think that party has failed to give them their share of the oftlecs, let them slop nnd think. The municipal campaign this venr Is tho im portant skirmish beforo the great struggle of 11)00. To help defeat Gen. II. F.Trncj next w cek Is helping to carry tho Stato for the Demo crats in moo. If my peoplo havo nothing else at stako but the obtaining olllco for one or two men, why. then It is wciicuougn to neipiicn. Alison ii. mc Cook to defeat tho Itepublican parly. If tho question, narrowed down, Is simply to giro olllco to two colored inon on ono side against tho Interest of tbo whole colored race on tho other, why, it ought to take the Intelligent and pa triotic colored voter a mighty short tlmo to niakouphls mind to stand by the regular He publican party and tho highest lnlerost of his own people. Tho peanut politicians who hao for sercral weeks been posing as lenders of tho colored voters nnd by their stupidity or knavcrv eft ec tually destroyed any chanro of securing the nomination of a colored man by tho regular party for a placo on tho ticket, aro scuttling the ship which they have piloted among tho reefs and hroakers. In clvlllred warfare they would be shot. In tbo bush they would bo called bush whackers and hanged. Among tho Indians they would bo called two-faced, made to run the gantlet and burned at tbo stako. On the high Beas they would bo dreaded by all shipmates. Their black fl.ig. ghast ly with Bkull and crossboncs, preying upon the Ignorant would call down tho execrations of bravo men, nnd they would bo triced up to tho yardarm without formality und without pity, lint why J nines I). Carr and snmenf tho preach ers are advocating tbo election of Seth Low is a niizzlo to mo. These tuen wanted recognition for Uarr in tho lliatrli t Attornej's olllco; hut why the District Attorney's nlllce. and why a colored man for this olllco moro than for any othort Lawyer Carr Is, doubtless, n very excellent man, hut In what way has ho demonstrated his peculiar Illness for tho position that was de manded forhiui 1 There is no moro teniihlo rea pou that ho should be appointed Assistant Ills trlttlhstrlct Attorney btcuusoof his color than thero is that ho should bo refuse. I ho plain ill this lino ground. Mr. C.irr's prraclicr friends nro somewhat thoughtless In usking that .tail ored clttccn should bn put forwanl ns tho As sistant District Attorney simply because lie Is a colored citizen. If tlio argument of color is to prevail as a testimony to cltlcleucy, Iho olllco of District Attorney might ho claimed on thosainu Kruuim. James u. iurr may no wuoiiy unr quato to all demands that tho ullko might havo made on him, but ho Is not known and tho only recommendation his friends give him is his color. The Itepublican party has Its faults as woll as Its virtues, but, colored voter?, It stands nearer to you to-day than any other political organiza tion on tho globe. So in this (lay of Hecmlngnd verslty yon must conic onieniorn to tho nirty's rescue; you must tight lis foes and defend its. principles. You of my ra'csland hj thti rtv of Gen. Tracy now and through a united organi zation you will compel thoiu.iiiliuud of l o party to recognize ) on In u prattlca) wav if It hopes lo win victories in the future. It will hn a calamity to elect Soth Iw Muor, tho man who voted for Grnver Cleveland, who as tho President of tho United Slates proved himself Incauahlu ot keep ing his word to in n, living or di ail, and w ho re moved hundreds of colored men from Federal nlllrcs during his Administrations. Every voto Elvon to Sctb Low this uloetlnn daj will bo a elp to Urornr Cleveland in 1000. The siicoclics atCarnegia Hull the other night strength! n thu suspicion that Mr. Low's campaign has been fermentod by men who bear no good will to Iho Itepublican parly; hla nomination Is prob ably regarded bv them ua a clover stroke of enterprise. They will find themselves badly disappointed on election day. for tho colored v lers of New York city will vu o almost to a man for Gen, II iijamln F, Tracy. Not from gratitude, not becuuso Lincoln and Grant and Humner anil Dana were onco mem bers nf It; pot liefaimo it saved the I nlnn, lib erated and enfranchised toy people, will ho vote the regular HepuUlcim tl kcl, hu heciuso it Is it live, vigorous, progressive party to-duy, fully nhrenat of tho tunes, tho stanch friend of th laborer, the guardian of t o ballot box und tho public school, nnd tho safest and most reliable political party In the country. It is the plain duty of thu colored voters to vote for Oen, Tracy. This Is no time for experi ments. We aro Fdessnd now wllh bountiful crops, and everything betokens a period of pros perity. That prosperity is coming uncheckod under Itepublican auspices, A voto for Soth Loir is a vote for a dangerous change, A voto i fof Beth tow means a voto to establish the Dem- I ocratlc party In this State. Tho Citizens' Union shriek against Senator Platt, who stands among ' honest tnpn, who look for npen-hatidcd, honost dealing In politics ns In nil other rolnllons of man and man. wboro courageous and cloan ou- Eosltlon is nil nil red and respected. These don-le-deallng deserters are appropriately termed Colltlcal pit-files. They may tcalhor their nest, utlhoy will not this venr of price succeed in delivering tho colored voles lo Mr. Soth Low. Al.llKllT MllOHElL, . SOO West Fortieth street. Nnw Youk, Oct. 'Jr.. IVbr Oearare llns.o Penr or Itelng Counted Ont. To rn Eonoa or Tiik Sis Sir.- Whllo Henry Oeorgo asserts that ho was counted nut whan he ran for Mayor In 1HHU, ho has no fear that thero will be a repetition of fraud at tho palls. Why? That ques tion may seem somewhat difficult tu answer if one Is not familiar with New York city politics. It Is solely because Tammany Hall Is not in full control of affairs In New York at the present time, as she was in 1880, when tho vote was counted aa best suited her wishes, I am told by a Tammany man, who was Chairman of tho F.lrctlon Doard, and whnse father was and la a somewhat conspicuous pnlltlo'an, that George was aa surely elected Mayor of New York as thero la aaunln hrareni that the majority In hlsdlstrlct for Oeorgawaa revised and given to Hewitt, and that thi sams thing was done all over theclty. In some Instances the fact having come under his personal observation, or, at least, he having teen Informed of such action by those ut.n b.m In n., , ml In thntriltal.le,. aeorxe knows that now If he receives suftlolent votes they wilt be counted honestly and he will be declared the elected Mayor of New York, because under Itepublican legislation such crooked work haa been rendered Impossible. In other words. It Is this difference between honest and dishonest methods In tbe conduct of the business of a great city, and speaks volumes In behalf of keeping In power the same party that has In such a brief period brought about such a wonderful transformation. Put suppose the honest count gives Oeorge the election, how will the solid people In the I.ow ranks feel? There Is not the slightest question as to who haa the best chance ot defeating Oeorge and the Tam many candidate. The man la He nj am In F. Tracy, and he Is Indeed a man for whom every Republican can be proud to east his vote. Jcnom U. ErrcOAM. Illull Bkidcie, Oct. S3. Close Up tbe rtanks. To the Eniroa or Tiik Scs Sir: The forces co operating to secure the success of Tammany Flail at the ensuing election tiro weakening every hour under tho fire of your Just and aggressive criticism. Above the selfish clamurs or the small body of men who claim to represent all the citizens of New York, abvve the absurd pretentions propounded by the adherents of th-j leers rnn, shnve the deluslvo hopes held out by Tatninuj, wo hear your voice urging us to oom blue in faior of conservative government and social order. The battle of 18DC Is being fought over again t and a few of the allies of tbe Itepublican party hare been tried and fouud wanting. How can these Justify tbclr eonduet? Lait year zealous workers against tbo forees thac threatened to disintegrate society, they aro now aiding and abetting tbe common enemy. This Is a municipal contest and It matters not to them that a free silver man be seated In the Comptroller's chnlr or that tho Influence of America's greatest city le thrown on the side that they opposed last year. Ouly tlice men themselves believe that they can dis band our Itepublican army and give over the city to I tho enemy; and "they, like the birds, have developed a third eelld which If It does not serve to shut out all the light, serves to shut out all tbe light they do not want to see." A. R.L. New Yoni.-, Oct. 20. "On the- nomeetretcb." To the Editor or The So Mr: I am one of those who In 1R72 tollowed the fortunes of Horace Oreeley until he was laid with a broken heart In a restful grave. That memorable campaign hail Its humors as well as Its tragedies. The course ot the Tribune at present recalls Its attitude then. A few days before the election the leading editorial tn the Tribune was entitled "We Are on the Home stretch." Nast tcok his cue from this. and. In liar ptr'e UYfiy, produced a cartoon representing poor old Iiora?c on a stretcher, borne by two old farmers, surrouu-led with pigs, chickens, and the usual ad juncts if farm life, to hlsCbappaqua house, and be neath tba picture waa the quotation, " We Are on the Homestretch." Change the picture, tbe surroundings, and the date and you will have what promises to be the outcome of the contest on Turs Jar next, bearing to tbe home stretch the Jrtbune'a candidate of boaetfulness and treachery. A. New Yobs. Oct. SB. Spurns IjOw and Follows Tracy. To mr Enrroa of Tise Scs Sir: Previous to the Citizens' Unton and Low JnvenUe machine becom ing disturbing forces Instead of unifying, I was in fas or of Mr. Low. Their Low methods and sham pretensions disgusted me, as they have many othera. and as the O. O. P. haa done nothing since Novemlier. 'lie, when all patriots ran to Its support, to forfeit my confidence I shell not only vote, hut work with all my might and force to elect the onlr real and worthy candidate In tbo field, Oen. Tracy. Put me down for two oonverta and as working on a third. As a Urooklynlte, allow mo to sav Tracv la ralnlnr every day, while tho Low machine la suffering from punctured tires. Okokoe Tea axd Truer Matthews. DnooKLT, Oct. 25. The Interest In Indiana. To thf rnrroa or The Scs Sir: I desire to com mend TnE Scs for the vigorous fight It Is making at this time for Oen. Tracy and the principles of tbe Re publican party. In this part of the country the action of Mr. Low and the Republicans who are supporting his candidacy Is severely condemned by loyal Repub licans without exception. If Van Wyck or George sho-ild be elected, the responsibility will certainly He wllh the Citizens' Union. Indiana Republicans hare no sympathy with Pharlseelsm in national. State, or municipal politics, believing that the best results la government nf any character In thla country are al ways to be reached through tbe administration of tho Republican party. Bt.txsiuji. l'gar, Ind Oct. SS. Mr. Platt. To mE F.nrrOR or The 8u.s sir: I do not know Mr riatt personally, and icnuld criticise some things attributed to hlnti but. If be has governed the Repub lican parly In this Mate, It has been on the whole well governed. Tbe rabid abuse of him should rally every Republican to his side. Ills bold, wise, mas terly Insistence on the gold plank last year shows that be Is no trickster. It inarihalted all the Intelli gent forces against llryanlsm, and the recollection of this ahould Inj a great factor In strengthening his leadership. As to the trumpeted assertion that he Is responsible for the division of the antl-Tammany forces uow, instead or Low and the Lowltes faughl Everybody knowa better. Umiuias. The War In Prosperity. To the Eniron op The Sri Sir; The Republican party represented the sound-money causa in the last campaign and Is to-day the only political bulwark against free silver, The election of any of the Mayor alty candldatea other than Oen. Tracy will he re garded as a defeat of tho Republican party, which ii, rniu(Bm nun aiiniuiaie tne nryanttea all over the country and correspondingly alarm and discour age business men and manufacturers, thereby reduc ing the volume of business to the detriment of wage earners and Investors alike. Voto for Oen, Tracy and good times, PnosrKniTT. New York, Oct. 2fl. Sweet Ca.ststenrr. To TnsF.ntTonor The Hnt-r: One of the yellow yellcrs gives two apostolic epistles from college Tree Uents, nil to the effect that national polities have nothing to do with thla city's election. Lo I on tbe same page an editorial aaya of " Mr. McKlnly "t -Does hn think that by electing a Ur) an Mayor of (Ireater Now York, by building up llrran, by making Bryan's nomination a certainly," Ac O, w lse Illshops I o, moot learned college Presi dents I O, sweet consistency I A Coixeoe Max. New Yohk, Oct. 29. Iso Mucwumpery. To rnr. Editor or The Sua Sir: Any Republican w ho doein't vote for Benjamin F.Traey, a good and tried man and nominated by tbe great party which has done Its very best to make our industries great ami has restored business confidence, must have a short memory! be must be blind to Iho battle that Is to U fought within three years. Mugwumplsm and American patriotism cannot possibly get along to gether, Edwasu lunar. New Your, Oct. SO. Trari Is the Man. To Tns r.nnoa ok The Hcs-.s.r: There Is now in the territory which will constitute the Oreater New York from Jan. 1, 180H. a veritable Mayor's nest. I Ix-llern " the gray mare Is tbe belter burse." And IU name Is Tracy, eb I, Aciis-a. llROOELTS, Oct. S. Aitxr nuzv ron ironrit alabka. A t rapt. Ban' ri Anticipate T Alger and . I j Approved by McKtnlei. if (j WAflniNOTON, Oct, CO. The recommendation 'L of Cnpt. P. H. Itnv of tho Eighth Infantry, who M Was sent to Alaska by tho War Department, V thnt tho northern patt of tho Territory receive a A jcml-mllltary form of government, had been , R anticipated by Secretary Alger In the prepara- II tlon of tho nnnual report which he will auh- J? uilt to President MrKInloy. Cnpt, ltay's r 11 ommcndntlons agreed in many respects with 1 tho Ideas which 3ccretary Alger had decided f to piaco before the President for consideration. A Tho President and tho Secretary of War read tho report and, It Is understood, appro vo tho f I suggestion that a military government should , pro all in the Yukon lllver country. , The plan is to placo that part of tho Territory under tbo control of army olllccrs during tho I prevalence of tbo excitement over tho Klondlka i ilnds. Capt, Hay said in his report that somo i of tho civil omcers of tho Oovcrnmont i ' wore not attondlng to their duties, and f even if they were, would bo powerless 1 to suppress the lawlessness likely to break out at any time. Mon familiar wlth'prcsont ! conditions in Alaska havo informed 'tho War Department that between 100,000 and MOO.OOO i , persons will Invndo tho Territory next rprlng, ' and troublo la expected. Tho details of tlio scbemo will not bo ruadopubllo until tho annual report of Secretary Alger Is nrcsonted to tho President, This probably will advocato tha appointment nf an annv oflicor as Governor, and tho creation of police inspectorships and magistracies to bo tilled by other olllccrs of tho . army, with non-comtntssloned officers and pri vates of the regular servlco performing polloo duty. Congressional action wlU be necessary to make tho plan effoctlve. i. THE AQUARIUM COMPLETED. V Its Gallery Tier Finished, and tn Be Opened to II tba Puhllo To-Dar. j Tho gallery tier of tho Aquarium Is finished and its tanks are stocked, and It will bo oponod to tba publlo to-day. The Aquarium Is now practically completed. The tanks on tho gallery tier are smaller than I thoso on tho ground tlor; thoy aro Intended for j smaller fishes; but there are mora of them and I thoy occupy tho samo space. Thero aro also on tho gallery tier a number of tanks for turtles. In tbo gallery tanks, as In thosn of the ground I tier, the rock work la very simple, its chief pur- ,, poso being to afford some refuge for tho llshes without a material reduction in tbo volume of water In tbe tanks, and so without materially toducliig their sustaining power. s In tbo gallery tanks, howover, somo use has j been tuado of aquatic plants, wblch aro not ' found In tbo tanks of tbo ground floor, v-hero the light is less favorable to plant growth. In the ftnllory, as on tho ground floor, tho tants on ... the north side are devoted to fresh water tl thea and thoso on tbe south side to salt water tls'jes. Tho Aquarium is open from 10 A. M. to 4 P. M. dally, excepting Mondays and Tuesdays. JUST A COINCIDENCE IN BANKING. Tba National Cltr Bank's Credit Balases or 00,114,007.00) a Nurprlse. Attention was attracted In Wall street yester day to tho fact that tho National City Dank had the very large credit balance at the Clearing- . House of 9 0,1U.G67.33. It was at first thought that this reflected somo operation connected with the pending foreclosure sale of the Union I Pacific road. This report was denied by an ofll- 1 cer of tho bank. S "The largo credit balance represents a coin- V, cidence in banking, that is all," he said, "and Jt reflects not one large doposlt, but a number of " deposits. It was as much of n Burprlso to us 1 as to any one. We had no expectation of It." fl Several banks showed large debit balances at ,. H the Clearing House, notably the Chase National I Bank, with a debit of $1.7flll.00o, and tbo Im- porters and Traders' National Bank, with a I debit of 91.801,000. An officer ot the first namod I bank explained its large debit as due to tha H bank having been a very heavy lender of money fl on Monday. Tho dubit of the Importers and Traders' Bank waa ascribed to soma largo I city payments, that bank being one of the do- 1 puslurlcs ot the city's money. I BADLY HURT ON THE STAGE. Richard 111. VTaunda Richmond la tbe Sword Fight en Iloenorth Field. Buttk. Mont., O t. 211. During a performance of "Richard III." ot McGulre's Opera Ftouso last night, John Fay Palmer, who plays Rich mond, had a narrow escape from fatal Injury at the hands of John Griffith, who attempted to h play Jtirhard. In the sword fight on Bosworth Field Palmer accidentally drew blood from Griffith's hand, and suggested that the curtain be rung down, but Griffith told him tocontinuo tho fight. Ho did so. and a moment later Grif fith made a terrific downward thrust and caught Palmer across the face, cutting a gash from tho right eyebrow over the nose, breaking the bone. Tbe curtain was rung down and Palmer was removed to a doctor's office, hera a pleco of bone was removed and tho wound sewed up. EXILED BT IOLESTAS. He's a Candidal for ne-Eleetlon aad tbs Oa posttlen Has to Cet Ont or Coata Rica. On the Atlas line steamship Alleghany, which arrived yesterday from Port Llmon, were sic Costa Hlcan exiles. Gen. Gulteras, Col. Saens, Joaquin Hernandez, a priest; Andreas Tengas, Joaquin Flores, and Dr. Juan J. Flores. They wero the leaders of the party opposed to tho re election of President Igleslas. They declared y that they had been guilty of nothing except con- stitutlonal agitation in favor of their party. They said that many other Costa Rlcans behov ing as tbey do were still in prison for inciting rebellion, but that thoy wore guiltless. Prcsi- I dent Igleslas. they said, had declared himself Dictator pending tbe election, which will bo oa Nov. 14. ITJvT TO TUNNEL UNJtEJt US. Termlaal Raltraad Company Formally Apptloa to tho Alderman. The Brooklyn, New York and Jersey City Ter minal Railway Company through Its President, W. H. Baldwin, Jr., asked the Aldermen yester day for permission to build a tunnel under South street. Maiden lane, Broadway, Cortlandt, and West streo'a. Tho proposed building of this tunnel Is a part of tbo scheme to extend tha Long Island Itailroad from Ha terminus In Flat bush avenue. Brooklyn, to the Jersey shore by building a tunnel from Atlantic avenue, Brook lyn, under tho East Hlvor, Manhattan Island, and the North Ither. Tbe application was re ferred to tho Committee on Bridges and Tun nels, and a publlo hearing will be hold on tho subject on Nov. 110. SUNBEAMS. The excessive bast of the middle of the month caused the closing of a steel mill at Muocle, Ind., tha men being unable to work. There are a dozen doctors and Just tbe number of lawyers, who, If tbey were tailors, would make ono man, to a population of 1,100 In Bad Axe, Mich. Klve eats were boxed up by the patient possessor of twenty-three, In Punta (lorda, Fla.. and expressed to tho Mayor of Arcadia, and on the third day after shipment each cat had come back, Somebody in Columbia, Ky., baa sent out and got printed In the West a story that tho Oreen River at that place has been so low lately that awlne bare taken to w allowing In It and catching and eating fish, According to the experience of a Topeka clergy man people out there will pay moro to be married A than they will to hear the Dospel preached, lie says w he makes more hy performing marriage ceremonies than he does by preaching. f There Is one Tennesseean, anyway, who will not fl practice tbo habit of holding a lontnpieE tn hla I mouth any more. A rnoeze 0iusit him to swallow ,4' one the other day and ho U considerably exercised fl over Its whereabouts and possible effcits, a Onthsfloorof a private dining room InaMIn- J neapolls rrstauraut a waiter found a 1100 bill one night. The next day the proprietor or the place was 11 called to the long dlitame Irleplmno and a man told I him of having lust itlUOhlil. The waiter who found I the money Ideutlllod the man I y his voloe. I fur an hour and a quarter a mine engineer near fl Bourne, Or., was whirled around with tho fly. wbeol, R Into which he hail fallen, but when he recovered eon. i aclniKucss after the wheel waastopied, It waa found I that he was not seriously hurt. Tbu wheel was a 1!0. N foot one, and waa making U5 revolutions a minute. j A rope h a loop In tho free end left dangling '' over the street from a telephone w Ire In Kaalnn, Mil , caught a button on a carriage which w as belngilrli en up the street and, wrenching tho top from the veld le, threw out a woman who was riding In a. hhouus severely Injured and dlad In the house to which l.o waa taken. Of an operation commonly looked upnu with more resignation In this world of wlckei'ness aud small woes, a Mlsslulppl paper eayss " home lit nd In carnate, with the roaring funnies of hull staring hlra in tbe face, entered the residence of John Jonos Sunday nlgbt and stole the Prtsbyterlaa buadaf ... sohool collection." T3