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B TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1807. HK HHL Sabserlptlsa by l Psst-Pald. LB' DAILY. Pr Month BO BO Rr DAILY, per Year o oo H1 BUITDAY, per Year BOO HIBt' DAILY AND BOHDAY, per Yaar.,, O OO H DAILY AND SUNDAY, per Month VO HLsH' Postage to fortljn countries added. Hir Till 8c, New York City. H'B Tjlmu Klosana No. 13. near Orand Ilotsl, and HHK, Klosqa No. 10, Doulcvard del Capucfae. ssskKKi i If ovr frlendi who favor ut trith manuicrtptt ftrr MpK publication vrtih to hav rejfettd articles returned, Bp T fK '" mM' '" " M'" "" 'ami"or ",al JTP. Kll XiOt the Money of the People Alone t KI&H' i AcconllriK to a Washington despatch In sKUkI n0 Herald ot yesterday, President Mo- B Kj Kikley's messago to Congress will urge :i-R'i? Upon It " the necessity of adopting Irglsla- B'k-Ik- t,on 'or tu0 reform of "10 currency system " BfmpK' Bftcr tbo plnn of Secretary Gaok. That ,'Pv plan, na tho desputrh proceeds, "Involves KmIbI tu0 refunding of tho national debtat2'a HK'k per cent., tho rctlromont ot tho greenbacks, sMfBM Ka tno lB8UanC0 ' circulating notes oxclu- HksKP blvdy by tho national banks." LHSimt lt 'Prtsldent MoICinust has really any asaasKVK'? ancn Intention, ho Trill be wise It ho recon- assssm?ssft'' alders; It at once. ITo would waste his LKk' Wtb words In making It, for ho would only pro- BaFK clpltato a fruitless debate In Congress, HrKLC& which would bo Injurious to every business sHM-far Interest of this country. Hrju", WS Let such " currency reform" alone, Preal- sKIP ft' dent McKinlky, lest yon wreck tho Ad- Kit' ministration which has begun so pros- Hk Mi perously, and smooth the path for tho P j progress of triumphant Bryanlsm. B1 J-, ii Let tho money of tho people alone 1 m. w $ m $ 1 H -f JR. The Fate of tho Fur Seals. E f& The theory that pelagic hunting as now B v, K conducted Is harmless to tho Prlbylor seal mY 4' $ herd, If not a positive benefit, has just been Hi J py wiped out forever at the Washington Con- H , ference. The statistics of this year's work, V "" vf- compiled by American officers, and now for H f'v tho first time, we think, made public, show Bi'2 I' that tho pelasio catch fell oft nearly ono- Bii II h?lf ttom that ot 1890 Hp 'in Behrlng Sea It was only 10.0B0, H i against 20,500 lost year, while In Behrlng Bv ea aniJ t'10 Nortl1 P"1"0 combined It was Hl: i 88,700, against 73,000 last year. Tho rules HE '0 were exactly the same this year as last; tho H fa season was at least as favorable this year, B ;3 if not more so. In short, tho seal herd has Bit' W' been dwindling at an alarming rate, while Dp fi Iord Salisbuhy has been insisting that Bl W' there was no ground for interfering to pre- BJ fjj vent that result. B M' Again, In Behrlng Sea British vessels Bgr k. took 10,000 skins and American vessels m? took only 1,050 ; while in Behrlng Sea and m& W the North Pacific combined British vessels g P took 30,600, against 4,100 by the Amerl- K H can and 3,800 by tho Japanese. The ratio Byfe &L between British and American pclagio HE't K scalers Is about IS to 1 in Behrlng Sea, and Kt'l ' W' about 0 to 1 in all waters. In short, tho Bri ' '1 f exhibit shows that England must put re- K straints on her subjects. Ut Taking together the strong action of last E 'M month's seal conference, held by Russia, K& Iff- Japan, and our country, and such facta as B Wi': onr exPeis are putting before the present Bl) $ conference, how can England fail to do R '?i eomethtng now to prevent the extermlna- B$' tlon of tbo mlmalsf It may be of little Urfii- E concern to her that our once valuable Priby- BS 1' loT '8'an(ls which used to yield 100,000 Hj? sealskins annually, without endangering ' j the herd, have for years allowed an aver- B't; l aKe of not onc-flftn that number, and f that while our rents and royalties thus ?, ;,', Buffer, we have to keop up an expensive U i& patrol against poachers. But when Eng- UM M land's own pelagto catch falls oft so alarm- S ?fe Ingly in a single season, she must see that Ml m th0 vlctorla lndustry itself is imperilled, H'lf If ani tll'lfc there is great danger for another B& ill' Industry in London, where the skins are f prepared for the world's markets. fit That Congress will adopt radical meas- f ures if the British Government pursues any Bf". M longer Its policy of delay, aftor the meet- It sf luic ' these two conferences and tho start- Blf, !' llug disclosures of this year's statistics, B' Br' ,to cannot doubt. Wo Incline to think, Bw- however, that even Canada has coma to see BH' W tl18 'lly ' k',llaB tho B08e that lays the Bw jpk Kolden egg, and that now she will aim to B? '?' aecuro concessions on other points in re- ft w turn for her assent to that protection of tho ft- fur seals which has long been imperative. mkt Si A Sg The Suicide of Greece. w ',T, Lord Salisdury's speech at tho lnaugu- mA ral banquet of tho nev Lord Mayor of Lon- S' i& don let a little light Into tho dark recesses mm , of European diplomacy. It was not enough m& !& to expose it in all Its hideous disregard ot , m, right and justice, but It was enough to i?M Btamp it with infamy. No more childish jjj plea has ever been put forward as a justlfl- cation for a falluro to do right than that K made by Ixrd SAi.isnniiY when bo said ft that tho powers had no alternative between If sacrificing Greece and fighting among S themselves. Ho knows better than that, m but it would not havo been convenient for m him to tell the truth, least of all to an Eng- , m llsh audience such as ho had before him on 1 the occasion. Europe, he said, could pre- fr vent Greece from going to war only by some M proceeding that would havo been equlva- $ wL lent to erasing her from tho map of ft 'W Europe; but tho public opinion of tho moro . ' f. advanced nations was opposed to that, W , S bo baser counsels prevailed, and Greece fc was driven to commit suicide, as Lord a Sausdury termed It. m X The story Is now an old one, but it Is well 1 known that at the start noithcr tho Turks & nor tho Greeks were desirous of beginning V ffi war, but, for reasons which have yet jr. 9 to bo explained, they were driven forward j until a conflict was Inevitable. It w is tho M, ft. interferenre of tlio European powenj that . f brought on the war, nnd their apologists Ii . may say what they like. Tho enllgiit- W ened opinion of tho civilized world will jft never absolve them of the responsibility for the needless, causeless slaughterof both Greeks and Turks, and the terrlblo suffer- f ings Inflicted on the people of both coun- B tries as the result of tho vtar. f But it was not only the Greek that com- W mltted suicide in going to war. The Turk . performed that operation as well. Had the i ; Sultan Abdul Uamid II. been half so wise ; as he Is cunning, ho would havo solved tho r it Armenian question In some other way than r uy the destruction of tho better part of tho - Armenian people; and lie would havo j avoided tho policy In Crete that was tho R. primary causo of thu war In Thessaly. It f was the misfortune of tho Sultan and SS of Greece that tho English voter, on a qucs- II tlon of beer, transferred tho control of jpj political power in Great Britain from tho MsBBJiiriTiiT"''' " -'"-""i- ' IBM Liberal party to the Conservatives under Lord Salisbury just when ho did. With the downfall of tho Liberal party tho last cheek on tho Sultan was removed, and he fell entirely under tho away of tho influ ences that havo all but destroyed Grecco and aro bringing the Turkish power to tho vcrgo ot extinction. Tho Turk is tho next victim ot the steam roller, to which Lord Samsdurt compared tho European concert, and it Is the Turk himself that put It in motion. It Is com ing toward him with llttlo speed but great power, against which tho diminishing re sources and disorganized condition of his empire will prevent any effectual resist anco. Tho advantages over Grecco, which ho has been permitted to enjoy In tho mat ter of tho frontier and other questions, will becomo tho Inhcrltanco of his successor, who will In this way bocomo tho possessor of tho chestnuts tho Turk was mado to pull out of tho fire in Thessaly. Lord Salisbury to the conteary not withstanding, Grecco did not commit sul cldo of her own frco will, but was tho vic tim of a conspiracy in which the part played by Lord Salisbury's Government redounds neither to tho honor nor to tho profit of England ; but tho English people themselves aro primarily responsible for that. Tho civilizing Influences of federated Europe, bo much vaunted by Lord Salisbury, must he judged by results, and tho results aro to bo seen In depopulated and ruined Arme nia and devastated Thessaly; and In a Eu rope) arming itself to tho tooth, so llttlo confidence have the individual members of the so-called concert in each other's honesty. All Honor to tho lOO.OOOt Mr. Platt's analysis and exposition of tho causes of tho last Republican defeat in this city and Stato will command tho re Bpect of tho Republican party throughout tho Union and of all honest and straight forward political partisans, whatever their party allegiance. Tho Republicans In tho city of Now York who clung with steadfast loyalty to their political principles and their party organi zation in the late campaign rendered a ser vice to tho entire Republican party, which entitles them to its unbounded honor and gratitude. In spite of treachery In their camp, which was all tho moro odious bo causo it sought to disgutso Itself with hypocritical pretence, 100,000 Republicans in the Greater New York remained faithful to the last, fighting against great odds a battle for tho preservation of the Republi can party with a courage which nover fal tered. It was a contest in which they wero defeated by that treachery, so far as con cerns tho election of their candidates, but thoy won a victory for the Integrity of the Republican party, for which here after they will rcceivo tho meed of praise that Is tholr duo, though it bo de nied them now by political shortsighted ness or phartseeism. Their party through out tho Union can rely upon these 100,000 Now York Republicans always. Thoy are a solid phalanx, invincible in their loyalty to their party. The unprincipled desertion of men and newspapers, beforo trusted by them, only mado this host of stalwart Re publicans the more determined in thoir loyalty to their party flag. Thoy wero as Balled by tho fire of enemies in tho front and In tho rear, in cowardly ambush and In tho open field, but they did not surrender; thoy fought to tho lost and went do wn with their colors flying proudly. If Republicans everywhere do not regard with prido this exhibition of Indomita ble courage and steadfast devotion by their New York brethren, the manliness of the party has departed from it and the day of its decadence has come. These 100,000 New York Republicans were the advance guard of the Republican army of the na tion, holding for tho party a position whereotthe loss would havo brought dis organization to the whole force. The Citizens' Union movement was nothing short of a conspiracy to break up the Republican organization in Now York, and indirectly to destroy tho party organi zation generally. Its leaders refused to en ter Into harmonious relations with tho rep rescntatlvea ot organized Republicanism for tho reason that from tho first Its Bpcclal objective was tho Republican party. They wero determined to rule or to ruin. If Low had been elected, the disorganizing and dis integrating movement would have been carried further; tho Republican party would havo had a Cleveland on Its hands, a permanent cause of discord and disrup tion; for Low is a man of an insatiable political ambition, selfish and wholly ab sorbed In schemes for his own advance ment. Ho would havo been an intol erable nulsanco for tho party, a disinte grating influence everywhere. Nor would tho Republican party alono havo been the sutrerer. Tho Interests of all business and society would have been disturbed by tho political confusion produced by tho man and tho gang of renegades and mar plots led by him. Economic questions now settled would have been reopened, to tho great damage of all Industry. Hero In Now York tho joy ot existence would havo been blighted by sickening Mugwump posing in tho City Hall, and tho Republican party generally would havo been torn asunder by tho samo spirit of malignant and spiteful enmity of which the Low enterprise was tho expression. Disorganizing and disin tegrating Citizens' Union movements would havo sprung up In all largo cities and towns, and Low would havo figured and postured as their hero and leader. It would have been a dreadful calamity. A healthy Imagination recoils from tho thought of such a possibility. From tho Mayor's ofUco In Now York Low would havo kept his gaze steadily on the White House, and ho would havo laid out his path thither over the ruins ot tho Republican party. A mediocre man, of narrow and selfish views, ho would havo posed as tho political Moses leading tho pcoplo to a lofty political elevation. Of course, tho common sense of tho country would havo thrown him down and cast him aside, but ho would have carried down the Republican party with him. Tho first great duty of tho Republicans of Now York, therefore, was to squelch Setii Low and his gang; and they did It. They abated that nulsanco for tho Republican party, and proved to their brethren throughout tho Union that thcro aro in New York 100,000 Republicans who can bo trusted always to stand unflinchingly by their party, no matter how strenuous may bo tho efforts of treachery, humbug, and artful malignity to divert them from their political duty. They aro not a small number ; thoy are nearly as many as tho wjiole vote cast In Mr. Dinoley's Stato of Maine at tho exclt Ing election of 1800, and they all stood by tholr guns to the last, fighting for tho pres crvatlon of tho Republican party, though they were tho target against which Repub licans hero and even elsewhere were direct ing thoir mad Are. And it Is not too much i to Bay that these courageous New York Re publicans, betrayed and Insulted by false Republican nowspapcrs, saved their wholo party from disorganization. All honor to tho 100,0001 They are valiant political soldiers who know no such word, as surrender I Tho Munchausen Centennial. Most pcoplo fancied that the material for centenaries was pretty nearly exhausted. Thoy thought that tho end ot it was in Bight with tho anniversary ot tho battlo of Trafalgar. But no ; tho Germans havo now broken tho record. Thoy havo just cele brated tho centenary of tho far-famed Baron Munchausen. Unenlightened mortals hereabouts usod to think that Munchausen was a legen dary hero. Thcro aro few pcoplo who havo not read tho story of his exploits, and many havo seen them and enjoyed tho spcctaclo hugely in tho oia ungusu pantomime. But tho Baron was by no means nn Im aginary character. Ho flourished In flesh and blood, and tho pantomlmo did not present anything moro than a mcro sketch of his adventures. Ho bolongcd, wo are told by tho German newspapers, to ono of flio most ancient families of Germany, and his descendants gavo to Hanover and Bruns wick many distinguished statesmen. Ho was born in 1720 in tho magnificent do main ot Bodcnwcrder. Ho was educated with great care, llko all tho young nobles of his time, and when ho was a youth ho bo camo a pngo In tho service ot his lord, tho Duke of Brunswick. His determined character and singular intelligence mado him prominent. ThoDukoof Brunswick was charmed with him, nnd when ho was 20 years old ho becamo a Lieutenant in the Riga regiment of Russian cuirassiers, of which tho Empress Anna afterward mado him tho Colonel. Munchausen was an excellent officer, no was conspicuous In two campaigns against the Turks, wherein ho displayed brilliant military qualities and unquestlonabio bravery. At last ho got married to a charming Livonian lady named Jacobine von Dunten. Thereupon ho abandoned tho military career and re tired to his country scat. It was then that his reputation becamo legendary. Rich, hospitable, and a passion ato hunter, ho made his houso tho rendez vous of all the country nobility In tho neighborhood of thoWeser. In company with his friends, smoking his plpo and drinking his punch, he liked to tell ex travagant stories. His Imagination was prodigious and h Is wit was nover exhausted. Everybody listened to him with pleasure, becauso ho was comical and good naturcd. His companions were always interested by his fabulous stories, which, of course, were never presented in tho form of facts. But as ho grow older ho became feeble minded and fancied that he was really tho hero of tho marvellous exploits which ho used to laugh at jears before. In that way ho lived for several years with his amlablo nnd good wife, surrounded by a society of friends who listened to him with delight, flattering his vanity and glo rifying his exploits. Then fortuno abandoned him ; his stories were turned against himself. An English man among his guests took it into his head to gather up all tho nonsense, that ho used to talk about. He published It in a volume which was full of satire. Tho little book had an enormous success. Five editions of it were published in London In two years. After that It was translated Into German and reproduced witii malignity In in numerable editions In bis own coun try. Naturally enough, tho Baron did not llko the fame that was given to him In that shape. Ho appreciated thoroughly tho ridicule with which his Ill-natured his torians surrounded him; and when his good wife died ho was foolish enough to marry for tho second time, in spite of his advanced years. This was a new misfor tune for tho Baron. His second wife was a faithless coquette who covered the old man's forehead with shnmo and almost completely depicted his coffers. He had to go to law with her In order to get rid of her. Soon afterward ho died. Tho stories that ho used to tell to amuao his guests were the cause of all his trouble. Munchausen was always popular In Germany. His old domain at Bodenwerder is still preserved as a place of pilgrimage, and his marvellous adventures aro moro read and more enjoyed than ever. They have Inspired many artists, among them Gustave Dore, who found good material In those original compositions. Thoy wero translated and adapted Into several lan guages. In France, for example, everybody has read tho "Adventures of M. de Crao," which has had Buch glorious success In our juvenllo literature. It Is nothing moro than an adaptation ot tho " Adventures of Baron Munchausen." After Munchausen It only remains to havo a centenary ot "Jack and tho Bean Stalk." It Is said that Roiieut G. Inueu hoi.l got his first taste for literature from that famous story. Tho Mugwumps and tho Currency. It Is a noteworthy fact that tho clamor for tho retirement of the legal tender Gov ernment notes comes mainly front bankers, bank stockholders and tho borrowers or would-be- borrowers from banks. The na tion Ib asked to fund about $150,000,000 of these notes, upon which it now pays no In terest, Into bonds Louring from 2's per cent, to 3 per cent, per annum, In order that tho banks may havo the monopoly of Issuing paper money, and that in conse quence of tho profit mado upon It and tho facility of manufactuiing currency it af fords, they may bo able to lend money moro abundantly and at cheaper rates than they do now. That Is to say, tho nation is to pay from $11,250,000 to $13,500,000 a) car in interest for tho benefit of tho banks and their customers. It 1m also noteworthy, that, underlying this mot I vo of self-Interest for retiring the Government notes, is tho Mugwump con tempt for tho mats of our citizens and tho deslro to vest tho political power which they nowpobsess exclusively lit tho " better" class, composed of tho rich and the pros perous. Tho Mugwumps say that tho ma jority of our people uro not fit to govern themselves, but should placo themselves under tho guidauco of tho cholco spirits who possess tho rcqulslto intelligence, ability aud, above all, honesty. This was their koynoto In tho Into municipal election. A select commltteo of them nominated candidates and then called upon tho voters to voto for them under pain of being stamped as partisans of corruption and mlsgoverntnent. Tho government tho Mugwumps offered wua the only "good" government; everything clso was that of "bosses," "machines" nnd scoundrels gen. crally. So, in regard to tho legal tenders, the Mugwumps insist that thoy must ho retired because the people cannot bo trusted to keep them at par In gold. Among others, Mr. Horace Wnms,ono ot tho Mugwump editors of the Evening Pott, makes this dcclatatlon to tho volunteer Monetary Commission now sitting at Washington: " Quf itlon-On what iTonnda, If anr. would jou faror th gradual but tntln wttndrawal ot tss Iron urr notea of 1880 and of the United state note t Anwer-On tho (round that there i no certainty, and can bt no ccrtatnty, that ih4 Oovtrnmtnt vUl alteavi rtdttm thtm tn gold. Redemption or non redemption Is a political liiuetobe fouiht orer In elections, and muit remain ao at lonz M this kind ot paper Is outstanding. Mere uncertalntr la always a draw back to business prosperity Failure of redemp tion would be bankruptcy, publlo and prirate." Hero wo havo it, plain enough. The "Government," that is, tho Government created by tho pcoplo ot tho United States, cannot bo depended upon to meet its ob ligations, and must, therefore, turn over tho duty to bank directors! So earnest Is Mr. White In advocating tho measure that ho jauntily puts astdo all consideration of its conscquonccs. "After tho retirement of tho legal tender notes," ho says, "wo should bo ablo to see better what to do next." That Is, first tear down tho houso you aro living In, and then con sider tho question of building a now onel Tho Crew or tho Competitor. Thcro is good reason to bcllovo that tho persons captured on tho schooner Competi tor by tho gunboat Mesagcra, more than a year and a half ago, will bo Included in tho general amnesty soon to bo proclaimed. Theso persons, mostly American citizens, were tried by a summary court-martial In Cuba, nnd sentenced to death. Our Gov ernment promptly protested on tho ground that, not being taken with arms in hand, thoy were entitled to the privileges ot civil trial under tho protocol of 1877; nnd further, that even If excluded from theso privileges, they had not received the rights accorded under tho old treaty of more than a century ago. In fact, tho proceedings were set asido at Madrid by higher author ity, and a new trial was ordered. That trial, however, has been delayed, and meanwhile Spain has recognized that sho is In an awkward position. Probably sho does not want to tako the ground that she has lost all power of military trial In cases like that of tho Competitor, and yet sho knows that our Government would mako Iter dearly rue tho execution of those men. They were tried, as we understand, for treason and piracy. But how could they bo traitors, when they owed no allegiance to Spain? How could thoy bo pirates, when they made no war against mankind, or oven against Spanish commerce, and were really blockado runners, their craft being in no respect a war vessel t It does not even seem necessary to put faith in their pica that their Bcbooner, taking passengers for hire, was compelled against their will to go to Cuban waters. It Is plain that, in any coso, our Govern ment could not have allowed the original trial to stand as lawful, and could not havo seen its sentenco carried out withont the protest It successfully mado. If Spain should quietly Include these men under the forthcoming amnesty, sho would, perhaps, bo taking the simplest way out of the affair. Tho Double-Hendcd Idol of Amorl can Anti-Monopoly. The Hon. Hazen 8. Pinoree. technically and affectionately known, wherever lan guage is used, as Potato Pinoree, was ad vertised to deliver an address before tho Nineteenth Century Club ot this town last Thursday night. Tho person who did do s -v. liver an address be- f 5 foro that club, an od- fel&fe tfl dress stuffed from (T "3 turret to foundation IHjhI Z4 Btono with great xi'V k. tnougnts about tho OsK'wk. danger of being ro Cfim&ffi spectable and tho fsnf y55 wickedness of syndi- & -crj cates, trusts, monop olies, and corpora tions, appeared as above at tho left. In tho Chattanooga Times, on tho other hand, tho Hon. Potato Pinoree is por trayed as below at tho right. Has tho East been deceived, or has tho South been deceived? Which of theso pic tured Pinorees Is tho real and only genu ine Pinoree? Or aro thcro two Potato Pinorees? Or is there no Potato Pin oree? Wo call upon all tho foes of trusts and friends of man to identify tho authen tic Pinoree, if thcro is one, or to cxposo the counterfeit Pin. ii"5ea. ORES or PlNOREES, JflSsSSaV if such thcro is or IT S are. Has Now York f 5pv been imposed upon, V?9 jN- yjffjjp or has Chattanooga? i &ff Who Is tho com- otSSSJ&IS paratively hairless jt ffisgjS martlulist? Who is MtLJs. tho hairful and po- iWfSSfxHff etlc visitor to Chat- 'tyiMWW" tnnooga? Tho oc- xiy' V topus chortles from the deep. Tho Money Devil capers madly on cloven hoofs. Is Pinoree Pinoree? Which Is PiNoiiEE, anyway? . The York Gazette has mado this extraor dinary dlnenoBla of a lively Now Hampshire statesman: Ciundi ek la a dangerous cnarsoter." Btrlko out " dancerous." Mr. CnANDLEn is a clmrmter. No doubt about that. An acute, in genious, and nblo man, and perfectly ioand and kind excopt whon you eny "slher" to him. Then ho cavorts, but It's hard to tell whether he la uavinc fun wilu himself or with the spectators. A Mugwump correspondent tries to palm off on us tho Tribune atory that tho Republican party as bcaton In Now York by the Republi cans who volod for It and not by thoso who voted nfralnst it nnd betrayed their party. Wo do not bcllove that such a proposition will find any moro favor with tho Republicans of tho country thnn It dooa with us. Thoy have the reputation ot bolnc a pretty intelligent lot of poople, and, at any rnte, it la not flattering them to any that thoy havo wit enough to see through tho Mugwump camo of Whitelaw Reid. Although tho list of experts summoned to testify In tlio courts una already long and comprehensive, somo surprise was manifested, about a) car no, when at a hearing in Jersey City tho validity of a receipt, allcgod to lmv been forced, was passed upon by a so-called typewriter oxport. Hut now it seems that the ijtate of Missouri has gone New Jersey ono bet ter, and a jury In ono ot the criminal courts of St. Louis has been confronted by a "phrenolog ical expert," He was called to give an opinion as to the sanity nf John TiiouABcnmrrz, on trial for the murder of his sweetheart. Tho fact that phrenology is not recognlzad by law aa a Bclcnce caused soma debate between the opposing attorney, and the phrenologist was required to answer a number ot prelimi nary questions intended to prove his compe tency as a witness. That point being settled to the Court's satisfaction In the phrenologist's favor, tho latter procooded to Inform the jury that ho had run his hands over the head of the defendant, estimated tho power of his respec tive mental faculties, and believed that the man was Insane. That, tatd the expert, would bo the most natural conclusion from a phreno logical point ot view, Thus a new field for expert testimony hat been discovered. If professional (kill shall enable the "oxpert" to investigate tho dnrk Interior ot a murderer's cranium and thoreby assist in farthering the ends ot justice. Judges and Jury men will feel relieved and tho wholo world will be grateful. Tho prisoner will only have to take oft hla hat; the professor will do tho rest. Trouble in Boston, as usual. Somo Dem ocrats, who hato gold, department stores, cor porations, and the Hon. JostAii Qt'mov, havo nominated tho Hon. Thomas Hh.k.y for Mayor. Mr. Riucr has lips that curl at tho mention ot tho word "corporations," and ho tins a head that Is curly all tho tlmo. No moro ornalo and oxpresslvo curly hoadthnn Tom Riley's was ever exhibited on tho stump, and hu has a lino, curly-headed stylo ot eloquenco which curled' through tho Wost for Mr. Uiiyan last yoar. Mr. Rilet is sitting up all night reading telegrams llko this: "Ood bless you, Tom. Hay you receive 00,000 votes. Boston needs a Mayor with red blood in his veins. The Democrats of the dear old city should de cide, once, for all, whether tho poopto or the corpora tions shall havo control." Tho dear old city trembles. Tho corporations trcmblo. The hynclnthlno curls of Thomas Riley tromblo. Kcrybody trcinblts, except tho Hon. Josun Quincy. Ho seems to bo entirely Indifferent to tho color of Mr. Riley's blood and tho ominous whisper of tho tendrils of Sir. Riley's fell ot hair. As dlstnnt but anxious students of the porturbatlons ot tho moon nnd wrlggllngs of the Codfish, may wo not be allowed to hopo that somo way will bo found of sparing tho dopartment stores, tho corpora tions, and tho curls ot Riley I As for the Hon. Josiam Qoinct, ho can be depended upon to pare himself. Prom Princeton Inn we receive the sub joined application: "dur sunt Here u a new name for you to put alongside of tho Hon. Dii k Botts's i llocur Booioion of Georgia. x Reader." Not admitted. It has no place in tho list, There Is nothing ldlomorphto or peculiar, ex cept to Ignorant minds. In this Armenian gen tleman's nnmo, which, by tho way. Is probably not Uooaf Booioion, but Haoap Uoqiqian. Mr. C. 0. Pomerot, Populist candidate for Judge ot tho Supreme Court of Ohio, has filed this schedulo of his campaign expenses: 'Thera was none Incurred, save waste ot lung power. In coin of the realm, nothing." What costlier possession than his lung power has a PoDulist chief t What Is coin of tho realm or even the worst kind of worthless irredeem able paper money, tho immediate Jewel of tho Populist soul, to tho utterance of tho words that arise In him I Mr. Pomeroy docs hlmBclf injus tice when ho speaks of a waste of lungponor. He has plenty of it loft, nnd ho has had the Joy of uslnor this robust capital all through the cam paign, and yet keeping It unimpaired. Coin he may have to work for; he talks for love. According to a Pittsburg despatch printed by the Philadelphia Press, "active efforts aro on foot" to make tho Hon. RomtitT Emory Pattibon the Dcmocrntlo nomtnoo for Gov ernor of Pennsylvania onco more. Tho Hon. Wtlt.im Francis Uarrity is sup posed to be one of tho men engaged in put ting tho active efforts on foot. Ono would suppose that Mr. IlAnniTY nnd his friends were thrown down with sufllcicnt heartiness at the Rending convention to mnko them timid; but Mr. IlAnniTY is always packed full of hopo, and Mr. Pattison has got into tho habit of ex pecting to bo called upon to savo Pennsylvania at tho shortest notice. Ha will not rccognlzo notice to quit. It is again said that Anson will retire from the diamond. M. iViut atobt. So hath it been said nines Chlongo was knee high. So will It bo said whon tho Chicago River runs with nectar. When tho Hon. Bed Anson has played ball for a hundred summers, it Is possible that ho may grow woary and con sent to become both the umpires unci a principal part of tho grand stand. " Chicago will win tho pennant by 1098 at the latost," says the un daunted Bii, musing on his fame. Mr. J. H. Brioham of Ohio, Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, is also a Worthy Master of tho National Orango, Patrons of Hus bandry. In his report to tho Supremo Court Chamber of that body he mentions tho fact, seemingly not indlssolubly connected with agri culture, that "tho National Grango is on rec ord in favor of electing United States Sena tors by direct voto of tho poople." "I am sure," ho ados, "wo will tako no backwnrd step in this matter until tho Constitution is anjonded to proWde for it," If Mr. Bmo ham is Justified in his certainty, it wilt bo a good many years beforo tho Patrons of Husbandry indulgo in a retrogrado motion. But what genial effect upon tho crops Is prevented by the present sjstcm of ducting Senators! What grievance has husbandry against tho Legislatures I It seems strange that tho Patrons do not try to encourage agriculture by means of the initiative and referendum. It is tho opinion of some experts that tho in ltlativo and referen dum will do anything and overythlng. In a moment of irritation tho Denver Republican permits itself to speak of tho most economical cook in tho United Stntcs as "that phenomenal old humbug, Kdward Atkinson of Boston." In its hours of calm our esteemed contemporary knows w oil that Mr. Atkinson is not old, or he would know better than to ask tho human race to feed upon his dishoB and his figures. Ho is not a humbug, but a trainer of statistics. And ho is not Phenomenal; ho is tho Real. Indigestion is not tho result of apponr ances. Tho Atkinsonlan system of diet is a dreadful reality. Evldontly Mr. Atkinson's culinary apparatus has lott hard toolings in f)cner. Yot blame not tho philosopher. Hois punished enough if ho cats his own stuff. Brjanlim and the Common Schools. To th Editob of The Sui Sir: Seeing tho account In your paper of tho effort alout tolo made to kill the higher education la boutb Carolina, and notlni; the fait that o many of tho oters all o rr the UnltoU States worn led Into brlio In In Drynnlim and tho frco coinage of silver, mako ono doubt whether enough attention, or the right Uud of attention, has bemi paid to the common achooU. Certainly In the norlheru States the large voto ghen tu Bryan last year was mainly In the country. It cnniiot thi rcforo bo ascribed to Illiteracy, ai there practical!, at least, oil tho nathe born adults have attomloil tho district scl ooli and are suppoied to havo rccelvod a common school education. u. II, Aixki. Nxw York, Nov. 1. The lias or the Prepo.ltlon "During." To the Editor or Tiik Br--Wr; RcUtlvo to "A Question of Oood EnilUh" that appeari In The Kvi of Nor. 1!1, the lino of defence li iiilto correct, Tnfc bci was warranted In utlug "during" as properly eiprcialn; tho tlmo rtlatlouof tho trnmaUlou Indi cated by an offer of aalo of tlio ring. ' During." ai the present partliliile of the Latin duro. Indicates continuance as to tho act, but 04 used prepcsltlonal'y It rurrniion ! to the Latin ablallvn almolute, aud de notes a momentary act within the loutlnuauco of a specially Indicated period. Durrani's Intent to sell tLo ring was ountlnual In Its usluro aud covertd a period of time of hit b M tho following week " w as a part. Ills offeror ealowu a momentary act atone rclal moment of tint "following w ton " Inonlcr tuioney tho full uulure of tlio fuiU, tti"rrfore. It wat nitetiary to ue "durlug" rutlier lhau "In," Tlieutoof "lu" would hato Implied that tlio ilrslre to sell wni concomitant with tlio otTcrlo soil, which Ii contrary to tho fact. Tbounnof "Uurlnc" Incor rect, ami fully warranted h lb only proper means of denoting that the off, r of sain was a moment try act related to a uorlod of continual delre, '-The ring was offered forsile- during the f 'Mowing wreL' shows that a continual drilre tu sell the ring eilstrd, and that this detlra ouliulnsted In a iindal attempt to sell at some special moment 1m lulled In fuo period denoted by iho foliowlug week." Kaiuiit. rniLASwniA, Nov. 14, Twins aud Hair llolldaia. from the Aroo$loolc (Me.) Tlme$, The scholars or tho. Grammar h.hool In Jloulton ware (ranted a half holiday last Thurslay In com memoration ot the birth ot twins to tho wife of their teacher, Principal W. B, Webb. bid wkzritm zavhieh's mxbbxox. no Ceaslderwtlons Anctln Any Asrreeaaaat with Canada, To True Enrronor Tnr. 8un Sirj In review ing 8lr Wilfrid Laurler's modest proposal to top pelaglo piracy on tho part ot Canadians, provided tho United States agree to admit Canadian fish and conl duty free to our mar kets, it is well to remember: 1. That tho laws of tho United States relatiro to the control of Behrlng Sea and the killing of goals thoroln woronot regarded "nsacausoot dlfforonco botwocnOrcnt Britain and theUnltod States" by tho British negotiators ot tho treaty of Washington in 1871. S. That during the contlnuanco of that treaty Canadian fish and fish oils woro admitted duty froo into tho United States, greatly to the ad vantage of tho Canadian fishing flout and to the injury of tho American fishing and shipbuild ing Industries. 3. That during; tho same period, from 1871 until 1883, Canadian pelagic piracy In Behrlng Boa was unknown. 4. That upon tho refusal of the United States Government In 1885 to renew tho fishery and transportation clauses ot tho treaty, Canadian plratos began tbolr depredations upon tho seal herds In Retiring: Sea. 5. That tho Canadian and British Ooern jncnts, In encouraging pelaglo Bc.tllng after tho yonr 188S, were antmatod by tho hopo that tho certain diminution in tho number ot seals would compel tho United Stales to readmit Canadian fish duty frco, nnd also to acquiesce In tho Canadian claim ot oxcluslvo rights to tho fish eries in tho Bay ot Chalcur, the bend of l'rlnco Edward Island, and other North Atlnntlo wators, In return for Canadian prohibition ot pclagio sealing. Thoy wero encouraged in this hopo by n rcmarkablo statomont mado by Mr. Bayard in 1880, to tho effect that " wo must not mako any claims In tho North Atlantlo which will Imperil our valuable possessions on the Pa cific COOBt." G. That from March. 1880, until tho present tlmo oflenBlve and barbarous laws, directed solely against American fishermen, havo been passed and enforcod by Canada under the mis taken idea that tho Unltod Btatos would ulti mately purihaso relict from persecution for Its cltizcna by opening our markets duty free to Canadian products. 7. That Canadian fishermen havo rccelvod In bounties over $2,500,000 since 1882, and con tlnuo to rccolve a yearly bounty of $100,000. Thoy aro also favored with a remission of duty on almost all materials used by them in tholr calling. American fishermen receive no bounty, and enjoy a drawback on salt only, 8. Tho removal or lowering of the duty on fish would thereforo mean the certain destruction ot tbo American doep-sea fishing Industry and tho disappcaranco ot tho Amorlcan flag from tho North Atlantic 0. It would also bo a humiliating acknowledg ment that tho United States Is alike powerless to protect Ita property rights In Behrlng Sea and its citizens' rights in tho North Atlantic, and that Canada's policy of piracy in the Pa cific and coercion in the Atlantlo ports has been successful in obtaining an alteration of our tariff for tho exclusive benofltot English subjects, to tho prejudice of our own citizens, tho guardians of our coasts. 10. In view of tho recent disturbances in tho bituminous coal regions, the proposal to admit " coal " duty frco can bo regarded only as hav ing been put forward to be withdrawn. The destruction of tho American fishing fleet, which has suffered so much from the treaties negotiated by Lord Elgin In 1851 and Earl Grey In 1871, and which was to havo been the sole victim of the Chamborlaln-Rayard treaty in 1888, would moro than compensate Sir Wilfrid Laurlcr for his journey to Washington. P. McCahbt, Secretary Monroe Doctrine Club. PniLADELTIIIA. Nov. 15. itisKa stock nitoKjsna take. nust Malto tieod Securities or an Ratals Put Vp by the Trustee aa Mnrartn and Lost. Thomas C. English, as trusteo of tho estate of tho lato Benjamin Williamson, who was onco Chancellor of Now Jersey, has obtained Judg ment from Justico Andrews of tho Supreme Court that Brokers Mclntyro & Wardwell are responsible to tho estate for a lot of securities hypothecated bylsoao HalUcd Williamson in speculation while ho was a trusteo under his father's will. Chancellor Williamson died In 1802, leaving threo sons nnd two daughters, who were by his will to get the bulk of tho estate. The son Isaac's aharo was put In trust for tho benefit ot Isaac's two children, and It was with tho securi ties of this trust that Isaac was charged with operating in sngar and wheat on margin. Tho speculations v. ero conducted In 1891-5. A largo amount of difercnt kinds of securities of tho cstato wero placed with tho brokers to aecuro thorn in tho transactions, and whon tho account wns closed Isaao had lost SM0.O0O. Proceedings were then taken on which Isaao was removed as trusteo. and Mr. English wns appointed in his place. Tho case against tho brokers proceeded on tho theory that they knew or ought to havo known thai tho securities were held br Williamson In trust. The Judgo holds that TrusTe English Is entitled to recover from tho firm the securities lhcmsolves, with any dividends or interest re ceived upon them by tho brokers, or the market valuo of tho securities nt tho time they received them, together with costs and an extra allow ance of $U,00O. Thosocuiltics suod for were: Seventy shares of Now York Central, 20 Rhares of Now Jcrsor Control, 102 shares of tho Dolawaro and nudson Canal Company. 450 shares of American Coal Company, 2110 aharcB of tho Hackcnsack Water Company. 10 New Jerscj Central bonds, ana 20 Bhnres of tho National Stato Bank of Elizabeth. tho defendants denied that thoy know the securities wero held In trust. A OLOVD OF f'AIJt triLZ, COyTBSTS. The Children, Mrs. Craven nnd Samuel ralr, Will string Ken Sulla. San Fkancisco, Nov. 15,-Mr. Charles L. Fnir to-day filed a contest of the will of his fathor, tho lato James O. Fair, on tho ground that Mr. Fair, if he made the will, was of un sound mind and influenced by designing per sons, who poisoned his mind ngatnst his chil dren. Mr. Fair asks that the will be set aside and tho cstato bo divided as though his fathor had diod intestate This is a shrewd movo, which has the support of his two slstors. Under tho California law, the two daughters und son would Inherit more than thoy would receive under tho will, which mado a number of legacies nnd also provided for trustees, whoso foes will bo vory costly. Tho first six months' account of tho threo executors was filed today. It shows ti,.!rfc',i,.?of,!l51'lsl, "nu expenditures of flltUIUD. lho htavyoutlni was duo to tho ex penses necessitated by tho Craven suit. Car vnlho and Allies, the Now York writing experts, received In Dccoiithcr last 1.821 and 1 274 respectively for their services. .-4 To-morrow tho tlmovxplrcsdtiringwhlcliMrs. Craven can contest lho will. Hho w 111 begin an other contest, and thn children will also tlio an other contest nun mere form to protoct tholr interests. Another contest will bo filed by tho nhihl"eJa Bu'"-1 Fair, tho alleged grand- BAtr oxly xixxir awTjson. Cambridge observers llullinrea Dndly by tbe C'louita mid Moonlight. CAUimiDfiE. Mass., Nov. 15. Tho shower of shooting stars which was booked for Saturday night was bndly obscured by the alterna tion of clouds and brightmoonllBht, Up. O. C. Wendell and iiino nssistants spent Saturday night over the instruments in Cam bridge, nnd although tho photographs mayshow moro meteors, only ninety wero observed, Thoso were nearly all lcouids, thcro being only a tew from other radiants, From 12:30 to 2 and again from 2:110 to 1 tho Bky wub comparatively clear for tlio obsmutlnn, but during the rest of tho night lho outlook was uusatiafuctory. 'Ihe !".c.'iiw. "i'lio 'ho observations stayed on duty One of tlio most satisfactory dovl cs used was that arranged by Mr. V. 11. tlerrlsh of tho ob 1l0ll;v'iItPr?' "if ",e wo1- " Cambridge and on JIi i!i. '" ll con!".,cl1 ot.n lurR "drror on which wpro marked by small topper wafers tho points w hero tho meteor appeared and dlsii pcared. lheso points wero then found on scales rending right and left and up and down on the mirror. 1 no c o-plci o Is merely a ring mounted on. a brass standard, 'lho wholo doko is aim plnaudniroctlve. Tho results of tho observa tions win not b known until the plates aro do made? nocessary calculations aro Jjm cvxza orjinoxj. eABOooir A Terriflo ens or reu Water rerwart Malim tbe French liner. Remark1 about tho weather formed the) chief ' Os part ot tho logs of tho belnlod fleet of steam. Zf ihlpj thot arrived rcsterdoy. The storm doort tJi of tho French liner La daacogno woro on from Wrr the Umo she left Ilavro until sho wai within i sight of the Long Island coast. In mldocean on Thursday morning last, when a small part ot her woary cabin passengers wero In tho dining saloon, tho ship plunged down J tho trough betweon two colossal waves. Tho crest of the socond Wave, which appeared to bo aovoral wavos rollod into ono, carved boforo th ship lifted ber noso to mako tho ascent, and lm- w- pending a moment llko a tottering cllfr, crashed W , down on tho deck. First Lieutenant Landro- y gen, who had chargo of tho bridge, headed thsj WL, ship to port to avoid tho worst part of tbe M 5 great comber. Most of tho sea oaino over the ' starboard bow. For a second or so all tho for- I ward partofthoshlpwasunder water. A thou- I sand or more tons of green sea smashod. against I tho bulkhends of the forward houses, f overnl 1 plates of the Captain's room undor tho bridga I 'wero stove, and tho st nnchlons 8?P.,r.l,!n8r-Jh2 upper brldgoworo brokon and twisted. 1M starboard sfdo ot the bridgp ragged nnd was un safe to walk on. lho First Lieutenant and two seamon who wore with him clung to tno railing 1 on the portsldoof tho bridge and woelverta I part of tlio wavo crest with lowered heads. Two I J ventilators wero twisted off and tho water poured down through tho openings, pooling a lf part ot tho saloon and momentarily frightcnlnjr mrs tho passengers, n fow of whom wero doused. The ship wns slowed down and tho carpenter; lifdM set to work propping up tbo damaged bridga fMB with wooden supports. "iV'af A. COXFJBIIEXCE Willi QVAT. 1 Martin and Maaes to Talk with) Bint Abent rM'i the Pennsylvania Governorship. M, PniLADEt.rrriA, Nov. 15. A conforenoe ot Srjulj Republican leadora of moro than ordinary KjrJ significance Is on tho slato for tho next ten daya WM ji or two weeks, and tho outcome will no doubt Mat havo a material effoctupon tho course of Slat flP affairs in tho Gubernatorial contest. Tho pres- t ent intention is to havo Philadelphia as tho meeting placo, though this may bo changed. Be sides BonatorQuny, thoro will bo present Socre- ( ( tary of Stato David Martin, Senator Chrl ? Mageebt Pittsburg, aniontr whom tbero has boen cemented n now bond ot liiondshlp, and several ' A, others, among whom Is mentioned Thomas Dolan J 1 of this city. ...... .. 41 1 Thopurposoof tho gathering is avowedly tho D J" discussion or tho situation in tho State and tho I R consideration ot tbo strength ot tho many candl- l I dates for Gubernatorial honors In tho hopo that I I all threo can unite upon a candidate. Tho I change In tho situation since tho friendly rela- I tlons havo been renewed betwoen Senator Quay and Martin and Mngco has been such that tho - I senior Senator Is not llkoly to announce himself for any candidate, and tho statomont is authori tatively mado that ho will indorse tho candi date of Martin nnd Magco. The final details nf tho mooting aro now being arranged by an emissary of Senator Magee, who Is in Florida In company with Quay, and who, upon his return, will bring positive news ot tho exact tlmo of the homo-coming of tho Beaver county man. HAVTAIIAX AXXEXATIOIT. Tbe Sahject Will Bi One of tbo Pint to Be eelve Herlous Attention by Contnross. WAsnisoTON. Nov. 15. Incoming Congress men, who are beginning to arrive in Washing ton in considerable numbers, agree that the , question ot Hawaiian annexation, raised by the negotiations of tho pending treaty in the Senate, will bo ono of tho first to receive serious atten tion at tho forthcoming sossion. Much Interest ( is felt in tho expression of PresidentlMcKlnley'a views and desires on tho subject, which will be "" revealed in bis message to Congress. It, Is eon tended by every one that he will urge the Senate to ratify tho treaty, but that If that cannot be reasonably expected within a short tlmo, ho will be satisfied with tho passage of an act providing for tho annoxationof the territory of the Islands, which would bo Just as effective as the ratifica tion of the treaty. Mr. McKinlcy, howover, ox- ' pects the Scnato to promptly ratify tho treaty. Opposition to tho ratification of tho treaty is looked for from the representatives of States particularly Interested In the production of sugar. Much of tho opposition Ib based on a reluctance to mako a Stato of tbo Islands, Inas much as tho entire population is only about 100,000. To meet this a proposition is belnj; . alsenssod to add tho territory to one of the Pa- I ciflo States as n county, as Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket aro a part of Massachusetts. I But, however tho territory is to bo finally dls- j posed of, the bollef hero is that Congress will in take It under tho Stars and Stripes before next Independence Day, CBXTHXAJtlAXATTni: IrUTIXE 1IOVBB. A Hear rram Atlanta, Who Says no la IOS Years Old, Calta on the President. WAsniNQTOw, Nov. 15. The most Interesting person nt tho regular publlo reception at tho , White Houso this afternoon was Andrew Mont gomery of Atlanta, On., who says ho Is 103 years old. Earlier In tho day ho had boon brought to the White House by Qen. James Longstreet. the Commissioner of Railroads, but was unable to seo tho President then. When ho camo in tho afternoon ho was attired In a black cutaway coat, trousers of tho same material, well-blacked shoes adornod by cream colored spats, and a 1 white top hat with a broad black band. Ho did not look what he took pains to insist on being . called, a pluln. old-fashioned plantation darky. tir .Uncle Andrew did not appear to be over OO. w His hair and mustncho wero puro white, but ho II walked with a vigor that -eeeincd to bcllo his 1 claim to having p8t tho century mark. Ho ex plained to thoso with whom ho talked nt the white Houso that ho had come to Washington to solicit subscriptions for tho erection of a ' home for aged negroes. President McKinlcy re ceived hira cordially, and tho old man went away smiling and happy. TO BELIEVE ICE-ttOVXJt irHAEXItB. Keller Party to TaUo ooo Itelndeer and Oo Overland Trora ortona Sound. WABitirfOTOK, Nov. 15. Tho plan of relief toff tho Icebound whalers off Point Barrow de vised by Secretary Q age and Cblot Shoemaker of tho rovenuo cutter scrrlco Includos a march overland from Norton's Sound, In caso the cut ter Bear should Bticccod In reaching that point this yoar. To cnablo tho men to do this, a herd of reindeer will bo employed, nnd Sccrotaiy Bliss has been asked to instruct officials ot the i Interior Dopartment In Alaska to nssrmhio COO bond of reindeer for this purpose. Tho distance from the post whenco It is expected the over- 1 land trip will begin to. Point Barrow is 000 I miles. Tho deer will bo klllod for food. If nee- ' V?.'?1?:. I,n'1 .' l5 th0 confidant expectation of Chlof Shoemaker and Cant. Hooper of tho Bobr Intr Sea patrol that tho herd will reach tho lm prisonod whalers by tho mlddlo of Fcbruorr. "n J?',0 tUl wI" ,10T. begun to stifler for I lack of food. Tho crows of tho vessols number ' 205 men. SITMXEH'S LETXEttB FOtt IIAltrAED. 1 Kdnard L, Pierre, I.aw School '03, Olves I (TO 1 Volumrs or Theni tn Ibe Library. CAMnniDOK, Mass., Nov. 1D.-Ed ward L. Pierce I of the class of '52. Harvard Law 8chool, baa pre- ' i scntod to tho HnrvordCollego library avaluablo collection of tho manuso Ipt and letfor books or A '' Chnrlcs Sumner. Tho gift of 171 volumes con- mkV tains letters rocelvcd by Chnrlcs Sumner be- J twecnl830nnd 187a. thus covering his term In Wtt- S,.,fCB8iif !?d iV.10 perIod of ,tl10 antl-slavery ngl- Wfi ' tat on. Mr. Plcno was tho literary executor W ' tffi Mri1.?.5P"Vut'.,.'e 'i'8 w.orkB lor Publlca- H tl;in. Mr, Pierce Is tho brother of Sir. II, L. H Pierce, who recently Inft n legacy to Harvard W amounting to nearly $750,000. lo ""vara m Meeting or the Federation or Churches. jK- The annual meotlng of tho Federation of mr Churches and Christian Workers ot Now York CU& city was held In tho assembly rooms of the Pres- ftjT, b tcrian building, 15U Fifth ncuue. yesterday Hi afternoon. The Ilcv. J. W. Hcgcman. Vice- i President of tho federation, presided. The Itov. U Prof. Nash ot tho Episcopal Divinity School. V Cambridge, delivered an address on tho connec- ion of (he work of tho federation will? modern m thcoloio. and the itov. Chnrlcs A. Berry of Enc" m lan.l spoke of tho work of tl 0 fc.ioruloii In tl n iH c.0,".,,tr3r.' l0 B0l'l tljnt It wus thi great est ecoVL. m Bodnl and religious woFk UcirHi'd Ton. Tho I federation tries to liuvn clean men in nubile rU ' office and advocates International I arbitration? I " - The Van salhrnburg Itrlb.rr Cs Settled. Porrsvil-Lc P. Nov. 15.-To case charging l wV.nv n"t,enburK " K" conspiring to brlbo Wj. Wetster E. Weiss of Northampton county to Aftornoy Ber-hir2ri,,r P.0".1mIo ' Jltrlc ' I amounting to about fl.ooo, would be pahU1 L .