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f THE SUN, SATURDAY, JANUARY ' 22, 1808. . fT ,
JQOKLYN REPUBLICANS. S .rc(xe.Yr.s out ao figure over jb" Tlll. nnIU0J!!, trsrlh'e Intentions null Bl Following '' " r, initio Rreeklyn-Ula Attempt 1 flnrlof '' "orlb. Wr- rnld unit J flr rrleaos Into line fur tlav. Mack. 1 1 ntt UB no vlslblo signs In Brooklyn of nnjr 1 Jlinccd ejinpathy with the llrookfleld lonment lo disrupt the Hepubltcnn organlia is. It t known, howevor, that emissaries of mjtelsw Held anil tho other political malcon taU bc ucea industriously ftt wotl ln n '" brt to start a hostile organisation OTor there. Kay h,c apparently received no encourage- est except from ,ho 8mft" remnant t too con Sweat wblih followed Jacob Worth In the Into " jlgn. At the organlintlon of tho new Ctonty Committee a wcok or so ago thoro hm so complaint, that tho prlraarlos and ward con nntlons had not been fairly and honestly non ductrdt and even tho pronounced Low dole ntes In tho lommtttoe Joined lu the general Jjnpatulatlons ocr tho elimination of all fac tional tlrifc. Not a single demand was made or any funeral reorganization of tho party, tor was thero tho slightest disposition to block Ue effort' 'or 's,1ng harmony. It was announced yesterday, howovor. that tie BrooVflclil movement had token deflntto tlapc In Urooklj n, that former Sheriff Iluttllng ' id been requested to lead it, and that Jacob l Worth had deferred his contemplated trip to Europe for the purpo'o of booming It. Just what Mr. Worth's Intentions aro seem to glvo the rank and flln of tho Republican organiza tlon on the other sldo of tho rlvor very little concern at puscnt, as was fully evidenced by the.lnflsnlllcant tlguro he and his retainers cut tt the recent primaries. Ab for Sheriff Mot tling. It Is not certain that ho would ba willing to be either loader or private ln the traitorous course suggested. If be had any such inten tion there is not much doubt that he would at once resign from bis, place in tho County and Executive committees. Ho said yostcrday: "I am endeavoring not to Bay anything that can be misconstrued as an attempt to stir up The lioatllltv to tho State organization Is aj rirentlr lonflncd to Jacob Worth, Oconto v. Palmer, Hugo Illrsch, John It. Sutton, and a few other disappointed politicians who have been dlirndltrd by ibolr district organizations and ward committees. Brooklyn Is altogether likely to be spared any serious InraBlon by Mr. BrooKtleld and his associates. Superintendent Payn of tho Insurance De partment, on his recent visit to Drooklyn, when he attended tho dinner in honor of Sir. Worth, asked Mr. Worth to cngago ln no movement that would In any way Injure Gov. Black's re-election should tho Governor desire a renomlnatlon. Sir. 1'ayn has always thought highly of Mr. Worth as a political leader. Air. Worth on that visit of Mr. Payn, it was an nounced, assured Mr. l'ayn that ho would take no steps Inimical to Gov. Illack. There la a difference! of opinion among eminent Re publicans as to the posslblo strength of Mr. I Worth and bis followers in the Republican State Contention which is to nominate Stato officers. The dominant element ln the Kings County Republican Committee declare that they do not believe that Mr. Worth will bo able to send Ave delegates to the State Con vention. Mr. Worth's friends believo that he will be able to send moro than that number. Anyway, Superintendent Payn was pleased with the result of his visit to Mr. Worth. Blnce then Mr. I'ayn has had talks with Wil liam llrookfleld, and for tho lost week Aque duct Commissioner Charles II. Murray has been in conference with Mr. BrooKtleld. Msjor Van Wyck appointed Mr. Murray and William H. Ten Eyck to bo the two Republi can Aqueduct Commissioners required under the hi partisan clause ln the charter. The Re publican County Committco of Now York reo omiuended the appointment of Mr. Ten Eyck and Mr. Murray. Mr. Murray was Mr. Payn'a candidate for Police Commissioner for Nfcw York county, tho place given to Thomas L. Hamilton, who wns recommended by Presi dent Qulgg and National Committeeman Fred erick 8. Uibbs. Mr. Murray has to a certain 1 extent been looked upon tor a number of years as the personal friend of Mr. Payn. Il is evident to the Republicans hereabouts that Mr. Payn has undertaken to bring both V Worth and Mr. Brookfleld and their friends Into line for Uov. Black. Mr. Worth has said that be has no ouarrel with Gov. Black, but that he heartily dislikes Ueut--aov. Timothy I, Woodruff, and Mr. llrookfleld has said that he wns not unfriendly to Gov. Black. Borne of Mr. Worth's friends have believed that they can prevent Mr. Woodruff's renomlnatlon for Lieutenant-Governor and nominate ln his place Speaker James M. E. O'Qrady of Roohsster. Tne dominant element ln the Kings County Republican Committee declare that Mr. Wood ruff shall be renominated or they'll know the reason why. BROOKFIEZD'S PACIFIC OZANT. BVs Going South, Mat Vtt tbe State The miti three In a Flatter Orer Him. Mr. William Brookfleld, ons of the men who say they ore going to organize a State maohlne to beat the Republican organization, came back from Albany yesterday, after talking with Gov. Illack about the proposed primary legislation. Before he went to Albany Mr. Brookfleld was announced to be the soreheads' selection for a State organizer, and it was said that he was going to start out on a tour of the country coun ties at once to perfect an organization that would prevent the election of any Republican nominee! or die In the attempt. Mr. Brookfleld changed his mind while he was in Albany. Ho said yesterday that he hod a very pleasant chat with Gov. Block, and that tho Governor was In favor of legislation that would result in honest primaries. In answer to a question as to thodato of his departure on Wb trip through tho State, Mr. Brookfleld said that when he left Vow York city he would go 10 a "sunnier clime," which, ho explained, fij'A? South- Mr- Brookfleld smiled when Sle d Was to ttU aPPoarances much Mr. Brookfleld's local machine, the Fifty ;,."' ?"' Panic-stricken when It was an J2!..Sed.fh,t hi WB1' Pln to fix up a SUte organization. Mr. William Houston Kenyon. Chairman of tho Fifty-three, and ex-orflclo member of the Twenty-nine, the Eleven, and Ji- & l88,"cn. a statement yesterday dis owning jr. Brook-field's errand, and saying imnVPi?.01" of t,le r'i'ty-threo or-nny of itsub fwmltite!8 "s- ""'chilly or unolllclally, au tnorlzed to represent It up tbe Stute or in a vS.'j.nl'ation. Mr. Ken on said that the Jniini; j ""'" enough in New York thS. on.? hlu,n ' m,r Moa of reachlDg out fur Ji,,,i,,,ei,re"e5t.Rt ,PMt- Mr- Brookfleld Siii. !ir?,,.1?U!?r "?lrt ,lmt tuo Fifty-three wasn't mixed up in tho stuto conference which bo hold on Uedncbday etcnlng. HEsiocitAcr or queens. Bswttorollnu.iuni tin llravr-Vermer Haur (ilrason's Flab!. Te new enrollment of tho Democratic party In the torout-h of Queens commonced last nlgbu At a late hour the number of names enrolled In alcated that the total at tbe end of the four days would bo a Iar-o ono. Particular interest cen tred In the action of tho inombcrs of tboGlea on wing of the party In Long Island City, WncB the County Central Committee called 'or the enrollment and new primaries there hue been all sorts of rumors about what formor lhfhi. f.'Vi"" w,ml'1 rt0- Somo persons said bVi. htl 'Jr. Jc 'J, ""onlan Dcmocracy.who have Th,,L'.cllU,,,ull,l,nl opponents for years, cilrni V're,ft"u",,wrot Oleason men at the rollwi iiil.r",1".1.e",1 Places, and they woro en eiiifc ,e,01L' 'heir noiiios were putonthereo- wR,i,n "'H'11 ,l,1 nuestlon: li. tail eUcffo"! V.u,B,Ad" dld on vct '' on hm"!Tr """"ore'l that they voted for Olea Wlai.fnrVa'n'lt"111 thBt t"ejrct their Ti'lf,sar?.'.,!,V'v!'l.w,"rontln" o-nJght and on T Zu :" 'odnesduy nights of noxt week. nhVrLh: '" V.11' b0 ''el'l on next Friday Kit ; ilchf "Vf J''rleon lld not enroll be "learnirt J.'.V "" n"1 '" to""- nlld " C0I''Q "Ot " jcarned nhethcr or not ho ould enroll. 'l.llraa fo,,t,e0 on Oraaolaatl.a In llrooUlyn, Chairman Walter 1). Attcrbury of tbo Repub "n ount) coiumlttie Jn Brooklyn has ap lo,. . "'"'"'"Ittoo on Organization as fol Chs'r,,;!;!1"''!,"?1?,00' IheTwonty.nlnth ward. fTarw' 0't.-,Ul!lon-K,t'1' wardi Hubert Twrrn, . Nine'etntli ard; Henry Dristow, " ' t h.'ir" wardi "II"""" - vass. Thlni ndlreiJ,.1"1;?" Alteiburj, Becretary Neal, are ,iLri S'1""" '! r the bounty Commit Cumrafttcc01"cl0 u"'u'bc" the Organization Thon,,, to ,,. Coec(or .rrhiuaelshto. nnui.Fifiit, Pa., Jan. 21,-Informatlon nie from tt,ngton to-night that President I m. i ""'""""unco to morrow the appoint I Ihe l'e?1L',,,"rI,, "'csley Thomas, a member of I i" II I S! 'V.n Stto Senate, to be Collector I o John I.1 p' ''Jla'iclphla. The four-yer Urm is)i tLinbcSt win"d,1 ln? P"nt lli-mocratio In tM37iaV.w,me?Pl In March. Mr. Thomas U l!atoCUelu,dnM,l.wf '?S50r" pUr cntry H ""TofthoPortTbojnaaV.Ooop, oaxo Jinmittir xrsBTtaATXOs, An Allrsril MrateHou Canvrrutlan Tkat a IUUI Man llar at n TrlmksM. Cixcinnati, JatuSL-Senators Burko, Long, rinck, . Robertton and Garfield, constituting tho committee appointed to investigate charges of bribery In connection with tho election of M. A. Hanna as United States Senator, ar rived tn tho city this evening and held a ses sion to-hlght at the Gibson House. Proprietor Horaco Dunbar of tha Gibson House, who la a close personal friend of William Jennings Bryan, was the principal witness to-night He and Allen O. Myers, Jr., clerk of tho Gibson House, and son of John R, McLean's chlof lieu tenant. It appoared from the testimony, first made tho "discovery" of tho arrival of the mysterious II. It. Uojce, who registered on Jnru 7 ns from New York, afterward saying ho was from "sombwbore on Twonty-stxth street." Mr. Dunbar said n closo surveillance was at once put upon Boyce, a detecttvo agency of the city being employed for that purpose. Mr. Dunbar was notified by young Mr. Myers Anally that Mr. Iloyco wns at tho telephone. Mr. Dunbnr listened at one of tho telephone fixtures of tho hotol nnd overheard Mr. Boyce in consultation Willi u "Major." no other namo being given. Mr. Raima's name was also ..ten tionod. Tho conversation was over tho long distance telephone nnd tho "Major" (Dick) was In Columbus. Mr. Dunbnr said negotia tions for tho "support" of a Mr. O. (Otis) were the subtance of the talk and 910,000 was men tioned. Tho investigation will continue to morrow. CoutiMncB, O., Jan. 21. No witnesses ln tho Senatorial bribery Investigation were examined by tho committeo hero to-day, the witnesses who were present being excused until furthor notice. After a short executive sosslon the commlttoo decided Ao go to Cincinnati and Se cure the testimony of Representative Otis nnd Attorney T. C. Campbell. The managers of the telephone and two telegraph companies still refuse to answer any questions or produce the telegrams and records demandod. Charles L. Kurtz and Allen O. Myers, who conducted the fight against Hanna nnd who aro pushing tho Investigation, have adarcsstd letters to Sena tor Burko, Chatrman of the Investigating com mtttso. In whicn they authorlzo him nnd through him the telophone and telegraph Companies to produco before tbe committeo all telegrams re ceived or sent by them pending tbo Senatorial fight and tho records of all telephonic com munications hold by them during the time. StAItTLAKU'a a ex Axon rionr. nToCbsto la the Ballstlag for a Baoeener t Mr. Ooraaa. AmtAroLis, Md Jan, 21. Although seven ballots have been taken in tho contest for United States Senator ln the Maryland Legisla ture, the result seems to bo as far off as ever. Two ballots were taken to-day. There were four absentees and 113 votes wero polled, 07 being necessary to a choioe. No ono having received that number, an adjournment was taken until to-morrow, when voting will be resumed. It Is something unusual to hold a Saturday session, and members who desired to spend Sunday with their families, especially those residing in the remote parts of tho State, whore It takes two days to reach borne, are anxious to pair off. In to-day's balloting McComas recolred 43 on the first ballot, which was Increased one on the second by a delegate from tho Eastern Shore withdrawing from Mullikln. It is said another Eastern Shore man unintentionally voted for Major 8baw Instead of McComas and desired to correct the mtstako after the ballot, but it was then too late. Gorman, to whom the Democrats are sticking firmly, uniformly polled 40 votes, but Democrats certainly know there is no possibility, of his election by a Republican Legislature. Findlay and ShryocK each received two. as on Thursday. The seventeen votes of Barber, the Eostorn Shore candidate, went to Shaw of Baltimore city on the last ballot to-day, making the tatter's vote nineteen. He is the candidate of the bolt ing eleven from Baltimore city, who control the eituatlon at present. Efforts are being made to oontre on another Baltimore man to break tho deadlock. Gov. Lowndes is also suggested as a compromise candidate. Something of a sensa tion was created by a western Maryland dele gate named Syester, who declared, as a Demo crat, that be was prepared to remain In session until its close before he would enter Into a coali tion with Republicans to holp elect a man not lit ted for Senator. Ho paid a nigh tribute to Mr. Gorman. iro cnoicE is xekkebsbe. zeMUIa Galas, and Tasa Taylsr Advaneea la tbe Ballstlng fter Seaatar. NisnviLLE, Tenn., Jan. 21. The deadlock In the Democratlo caucus for the nomination of a candidate for United States Senator remains unbroken. The caucus, after taking fifteen ballots to night, adjourned until to-morrow afternoon. When ths caucus assembled eighty-eight mem bers wore present. Tho first ballot of the even ing, the twenty-third, gave McMlIUn 30 votes, Tnrley 30, and Taylor 19. This showed no change from tho last ballot last night. On the twenty-fourth McMIliln received 40, Turley 28. and Taylor 20 votes. Nine more ballots were taken without change in the result. The thirty-fourth showed 41 for McMillln, 28 for Turley, and 10 for Taylor. Tbe increased vote for McMillin stimulated the interest, and the McMillln supporters were greatly elated. Tbe thirty-fifth ballot stood: McMillln. 42; Turley, 28. and Taylor, 18. On tbe next ballot, however. McMillln received 30, Turley 20. and Taylor 23, tbo vote for Taylor being the highest he baa yet received. ItOUEKE TOE IIOPTEBT TEI2IABIEB. Is Also IrfMUtasr for tbs Scalp r Mart Easal. nrba Holds Exclusive Primaries la da Ate. When the Eighth district Tammany Hall primaries wero hold ln December a good many of tho old-time General Committeemen were dropped from the list and friends of Martin Engel wero substituted for them. Ths men who wero dropped have formed the Ber nard Rourke Association and have started out to wage war on Engel. The associa tion has about 500 members, Including Rourko, Patrick Colby, John Sherry, Fred erick J. Seelig, and Edward J. Sparenberg. It says it has captured eight of tbe election district captains woo worked under Engel last year and some of the men who contributed liberally to tho campaign oxiicnses. Its ofll cers are: President, Aaron Hchulman; Vlco Prcsldents, Edward Calgut, John Sherry, E. J. Hlrsch; Secretaries, Henry Loowy and .Isaac Abrauison; Treasurer, Adolph Fleeser; Ser-geant-at-Arms. J. J. Drlscoll. Tho association held a meeting last night and voted lo hire headquarters at 107 For syth streot until tbo bouse at 207 Broome street can be got ready. It alno voted to make a house-to-houso vunvASs for luouibors. 'llio following resolution was adopted unanimously: "llrsolrrit, 'Hut iho Bernard Rourke Asso ciation is In favor of u re Islon of tbe primary election laws tbat will afford all posslblo safe- ?unrds for tho honest expression of the will of bo electors of the various districts." A committee consisting of Mr. Heellg, Charles A. Birnbatun, and Mr. Fleeser was appointed and Instructed to gn to Albany and worklu behalf of honest primary legislation. "Faust" at tbn Metropolitan Tbla anirnns, Mmo. Melba will be heard this afternoon as Marguerite in "Faust," which will be sung by the Damrosch-EUIs company In French. Three artists who are new to Now York will be beard for tbe first time hero at the matinee. These are MM. I bos and Boudouresque and Mile. Toronto. M. Ihos, who will sing J'nutt, Is ii tenor of good Continental repute, and was se lected by Massenet to buiu- Werlhcr in tbe opera of that name when it wus first produced at Paris. M, Boudouresque, who baa sung chiefly in France and gained thero a namo for himself, will ba beard as Mtphistopheltt. Mile. Toronto is a young Canadian singer who mado herddbut in Philadelphia at tho commencement of tho Damroscb-kllls ssason. Sbo will bo beard as Hitbtl, Mr, Damrosch will conduct. Omaha Dank OfbelaU ArresCod, Omaiu, Neb., Jan, 21. Warrants were Issued to day for C. A. Sharp, President of the defunct Midland State Bank of Omaha, and Frank and William Johnson, cashier nnd assistant. Tho Johnsons wore released on bond to appear next week. The President has nut yet been appre hended. Ho Is In tbe East, but ft Is said will loturnsoon. All aro charged with receiving deposits, knowing tbe bank to be insolvent. The bank was a, small airnlr and closed In 1800. It had a capital of 100,000, and w hen closed but a small amount of cash wus found. Money was received up to within five minutes of tho clos ing. Prosecution has been delayed thus long on promise of the olllclals to settle. Now York Travelllas; Balosnaa Dies la m Chlcasa Hotel. Cmoioo, Jan, 21, II, Morgensteln, a New York travelling man, was found dead to-day In bis room at tho Palmer House. Heart disease Is said to have boon the cause of death. He registered at the hotel n week ago. A day after his arrival hu complained of feeling 111. and re mained in his room the grcator part of tbe time. To-day William Morgensteln, his Drother. called to see blm. having Just arrlvod from New York. A bellboy was sent to the room and found that tt was dead. , '-' T ' " ' 1,270 MORE POLICEMEN. cottuiaaioNBit YOJIK a ATS XIIEX ARE IfBEOBD. He tTaals, Too, More Castalas, isa Mare flora-rant and 1B8 More Roundsmen leba lo lbs Iclslainro to uet Tbrm Doteetlve lltrm to tie Revolutionised Mow latUno The Police Board strugglod all day yesterday with the budget, which the Mayor wants amended lo show Just for what over 91 3,000,000 are wanted and what the samo things cost bo fore. The Chief, the chief Clerk, and Mr. Gott, the Treasurer's bookkeeper, all gave the Com missioners a hand. Everybody breathed hard all day. The present force consists of one chief, P deputy chiefs, 10 Inspectors, 83 captains, 443 sergeants, 300 dotectlvo ssrgoants and defec tives, 200 of whom are nt tbe Central Office, COS roundsmen, 4.S27 patrolmen in Manhattan, 1,381 in Brooklyn, 300 ln Manhattan Darks, 117 in Brooklyn parks, 00 on the bridge, besides 30 bridge keepers; 00 patrolmen in Long Island, and 04 In Richmond, The additional patrolmen asked for are 200 for Manhattan, BOO for Brook lyn, 450 for Quoens, and 120 for Richmond. Speaking of tbe apportionment asked for Com missioner York said yesterday: "I know the amount seems large, but It Isn't, really, considering what we nro to get for IL Some of tho Items we cannot holp. Thoy didn't appropriate money enough In Brooklyn last year to pay the police, and wo have to fix that. Then, under the charter, wo aro obliged to equalizo salaries. Eventually all policemen ln New York w ill gat tho same rate of pay. But getting to tt costs money. For Brooklyn alone that process requires $101,376 tblsyaar. 'Iho policeman over there gets $1,200. we cannot give him less pay under tho charter than be not, but we havon'i any 91.200 grade. Therefore tho man who got $1,200 on Jan. 1 gets 91,250 from that day on, Kquallring tho pay of the park police In Manhattan costs 914.000, and of the bridge pollco 93,700. " Wo want 1.270 new patrolmen. We have to Sot them from tho Legislature, of course. Wo avn now 237 over the charter allowance. Wo must have mounted nnd blcyole police, and a few foot patrolmen for six full precincts and sovrn Bub-precincts ln the Borough of Queens, and for threo precincts and ono sub-precinct in Richmond. These are needed. Then, inde pendent of tho increase, wo need 122 more Sergeants thsn wo have. 1S3 roundsmen, and 8 Captains." When asked what those wero needed for Mr. York said that the department was nowhere near its limit In these grades, and that they were wanted. Ho refused to go into particulars, either upon thlspoint or in the matter of the de tective eervloe. Tbe board Intended to revolution ize tbe wholo delectlvo system, ho said, but It would not discuss its plans until they were born. Three hundred detoctlve sergeants are asked for. Mr. York explained this largo num ber by saying tbat every officer detailed by the board to detective duty became, under the charter, a detective sergeant. No new station houson are lnolnded In the es timate, but Treasurer Hamilton said that some would be needed forthwith. " Many of those In tbe old city are not fit to live ln," bo said. " We will take that matter up Just as soon as wo can." WATER, BEIDOE3, XOJLJtO. Qaeeas and Brooklyn rrodaee tbe Hast Idoaa About Public Improvements. The Board of Publlo Improvements received yesterday an offer from the Jamaica Township Water Company, tbe Woodside Water Com pany, and the Newtown and Queens Water Company to supply the borough of Brooklyn with 10,000,000 gallons of pure water dally for a price lower than water is pumped for at the present time. President Bowley of the borough of Queens protested against favorable action on tho pro posal. He said that the people of bis district. In wblch all tbo water companies named were, wanted a better water supply and more pump ing stations. The matter was referred to the Commissioner of Water Supply. President Grout of tho borough of Brooklyn started an Informal discussion on the question of street obstructions, Col.Waring, he said, had removed all vehicles left standing In the streets, acting upon a decision of tbo Court of Ap peals, which said tbat no nuisance should be tolerated ln the public highways. The work of cleaning tho streets ln Brooklyn of obstructions had not been S3 vigorously prosecuted, and now many complaints were be ing received at bis office. The charter, be said, contains a clause which providea tbat no vebicle shall stand ln tbe publlo streets without a per mit, but thero Is no provision made for Issuing permits. He wanted tho board to frame an ordinance to be presented to the Municipal As sembly giving authority to issue such permits ln cases where the stunning vehicles would not bo a nuisance. This was formally received, and tho Corporation Counsol will be asked It tho Commisslonerof Highways should be Instructed ln the meantime to clear the streets of existing obstructions. President Bowley of tho borough of Queens introduced a resolution that the board prepare a bill to be Introduced in the Legislature author izing iho construction of a bridge across the East River from Long Island to the borough of Manhattan, with a central pier resting on Black well's Island. The Legislature has already granted a franchise for a bridge at that point, and building is going on. This fact did not seem to bother Mr. Howley. Ho wanted thefrancblse abrogated, so that somo corporation which the borough of Queens would name could have the contract for building tho bridge. Tbe matter was referred to Commissioner Shea. Commis sioner Shea reported that he bad been waited on recently bv n committee of tho Good Roads As sociation, which asked him to hasten the work of building a blcyclo path across the Brooklyn Prldge. .Mr. Shea spoke favorably of the scheme. The matter wai referred to Commis sioner Shea and President Holahan. 1IEAH3 OFF, BATS HEAZ.TU BOARD. Twenty-one Men and Women of tho Mercan tile Bvreau Asked to Resign. The Board of Health passed a resolution yes terday calling for tbe resignation of twenty-ono men and women employed In the Mercantile Bureau, where children desiring to go to work must first undergo medical examination, as re quired by tbe Mercantile Establishment law. The special division or depsrtment referred to has for the past two years been In charge of Chief Inspector Koen. It Is established on the fourth floor of the Criminal Court building. Here children under tbe age of 14 are compelled to submit to a medical examination before they receive a certificate wblch says that thoy are physically strong enough tn work In tho big de partment stores and factories. Among thoso whose resignations werocallod for Here (en women Inspectors whose salaries are 91,200 a year. They wero not told why their roHlgnatlons wero asked for. It was whispered ln the .Mercantile Bureau that the new Health Commissioners intend to get rid of all of tbe women now employed by tbe board except two typewrltors. Tammany organization men. It was said, will bo put in tho places now occupied by tho women. Many of thoro who were asked to resign say that they cannot ba removed bocause they are protected by the Civil Service law. On the other Bids it was stated that tbo bureau was not con ducted efficiently, and that If necessary com plaints would be made sgalnst those ln charge of It to the effect that many poor children who applied for health certificates were compelled to visit tbe bureau half a dozen times before get ting tbelr certificates. TO UNITE QUEENS AND aVFXOZK. An Annoxntlon Project Grows tn Favor la a Suburb or New York, The citizens of tbe towns of North Hempstead nnd Oyster Buy and that part of the town of Hempstead outside of the borough of Queens want to scparato from Quesns county ana be In. dependent. At a publlo mooting to be bold in Allen's Hotel at Mlneola this afternoon three propositions will come up. One will be to ere ato a now county out of what remains of Queens outside New York city, another to take tho towns of Huntington nnd B.ibjlon In Suffolk county nnd combine them with the threo towns In Quoens nnd form anew county, nnd a third to annex In Suffolk county that part of Queens not in the city, Tho latter plan Is most favored. Its advocates argue that such a mova would not require u lurgu expenditure for new county buildings, and that us tho tax rate of Suffolk county is always very low, much advantage would accrue ln that direction. The newly elected county olllclals do not look upon tbo movement with faor. A Shorlff, County Clerk, und County Judge were chosen last fall, two to sen e thren years each, and the other six years, and the District Attorney has still two )earn of his term to serve. The larger villages in the w ostein end of Ihe town of Hemnstodnre In favor of being taken Into the Greater New York. Rules or the Council and Alderman to Bo Modlflod. The Municipal Assembly's Committees on Rules held a Joint meeting yesterday and for mulated amendments to simplify business. Charles It Do Freest, a former Clerk; of ths Mate Asaewbljr, helped them, bt. rouia iNTBRriRira vait vrxon. Mentioned Nen-rartltanehlp, and Thereupon Iba Mayor Ksaue. Two Junketing partlos called on Mayor Van Wyck yesterday. Tho first was from Toronto, and it consisted of Richard Donald, President of the Maxkot Improvomont Association of that plnco, and Alderman Dcnnlson, They told tho Mayor that they bad beon sent to sco how great cities were run. Tho Mayor said he was glad to boo them, and ho put a guide at their dis posal. The second delegation was made up of St. Louis officials, and It has the some object In view as tho first. A St. Louis reporter who was with the party tried to Intcrvlow the Mayor, but tho latter refused to submit. "I have mndo It n settled policy not to be In terviewed," ho Bald. "This administration Is not going to bo run by Interviews, although It was tho custom of onr predecessor"." Ono of tho visitors then began to talk about non-partlaanshlp, and ho asked tho Mayor what ho thought about It. "A party movement Is the right kind of a movement, because It Is a responsible move ment," replied the Mnyor quickly. "Tho peo plo of this town have docldcd how to reganl tho falso-facod 'Mugwump way of doing business. I have no sympathy with the crowd which thinks that everything existing is wrong and must be changed. Ono of our reform lawyers who had been gottlng enormous fees as spe cial counsel for n board which I removed tho other day has made the statement that I should not find fault, becauso the fees were allowed bv a Democratlo Judge. That wouldn't make any difference with me. If I find a Domocrat doing that kind of thing I will remove blm at once It I have tho power." ANNEX $100 LICENSES GOOD. Kxetse Department Can't Raise Thorn to aaso for the Current Year. An Injunction which the Excise Department obtained preventing Annlo Glcse from selling liquors in her saloon in tho Annexed district unless she should pay an additional license fee of 92S0 has been reversed by tho Appollate Di vision of the Supromo Court, Tho enso was a test case and applies to many other licenses In the Annexod district. Tbe fee for a license was formerly 9100, but an act was passed last April which provided for an enumeration of the In habitants, on which enumeration tha fee was raised to 9350. Defendant and other saloon keepers procured $100 licenses, good for a year from May 1 last, before tho new law went into effect. They refused to surrender their old cer tificates, or to par the additional 9250. The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court holds that when tho State gave a license for a year at the rato of $100 It made a contract which a legislative act could not change. Tbe court says of the liconse: "The right Is n valuable one; It Is property; and tho person who rscoives it has the samo right to be protected ln this property ss ln any other for which ho has paid a valuable consider ation and of which be Is the owner." BRONX X.O0AZ BOARDS. President Hatren Calls Meeting Without Any nrlp from Manhattan. The Municipal Assembly has not numbered the local Improvement districts yet, and Presi dent Haffen of the borough of the Bronx, who has got one little one and part of one big one ln his borough, calls them by tbe Senate district numbers 21 and 22. He has a little of Senato district 22 (most of which is in Westchester county), and that little constitutes a whole local Improvement district. He haa a lot of Senate district 21, a slice of which is on Manhattan Island, and tho wholo of which constitutes one local Improvement district. President Peters of the borough of Manhattan appoars under section 301 of tho charter to have as much right to run things In district 21 as President Haffen has, but President Haffen has called a meeting of the local improvement boards of both dis tricts for next Wednesday at tbe Bronx munici pal building. Third avenue and 177th street. The boards consist of tbe local Councilman and Aldermen and the President of tho borough. BOROUGH OF BROOKLTN. Boolgnatlons Asked For In Departments or Buildings and flowers. Building Commissioner Ryan of ths borough of Brooklyn yesterday sent to each of the forty seven employees of the department a blank form of resignation, and It is understood that unless the resignations are promptly handed tn there will be wholesale dismissals. Mr. Ryan has re ceived a brand new list of subordinates from tbe Patronage Committee, and can fill each vacancy as soon as a resignation Is submitted. A few of the old men may bo retnlnod, but It is expectod that there will no practically a new deal. Deputy Commissioner of SewersQulnn boa also asked for the resign itions of the eleven In spectors and four clerks ln his bureau. IN CHARGE OF BROOKLYN DOCKS. Superintendent or Docka Put In ControtDIo puted Ownership or vTharvoo. Tbe Dock Board, acting upon the advice of tho Corporation Counsel, mloptod yesterday a resolution putting the Superintendent of Docks in charge of all the docks Jot tho borough of Brooklyn and empowering him to hire tho help necessary to care for them. The ownership of several wharves ln Brooklyn is in dispute und rent for them is collected both by the city and by prlvato Individuals, President Cram said that the ownership sbonld bo determined at once. The board accepted the resignation of God frey P. Farley as acting first assistant engineer. TITO 31 EN HILLED. A Kettle or Dynamite Ictplodro VThllo Betas' Thawed Out Orer m Fire. Syracuse, Jan. 21. While a party of the 450 laborers employed on tho canal Improve ment near Cauastota wero eating their dinner to-day on the canal bank at Harrrlson's Cider Mills, near Canastoto, a kettle in which dyna mite was beiug thawod was Jostled by several Italians who attempted to warm their dinner palls at tho fire, A terrlflo explosion occurred, which killed Frank Mlunlsre and Frank Flraunl and painfully Injured Sam Llgotta. Tbe men's bodies wore hurled high in the air and lacerated almost boyond recognition. One was dead when be fell, the other lived for n few moments. Llgotta it Is thought will recover. The dynamite which explodod was In a tin can that stood in a kettle of hot water. The Inter preter on the work says that tho men had been repeatedly warned against approaching the warming kettle, but persisted In huddling about It at meal times. XII AT au Air JURY. Tho Orand Jury Inreollanlra tho Rceont Mlo trial In Camdon. Camden, N. J., Jan. 21. Tho cause of tho recent abrupt cessation of the trial of Ell Shaw, for murder, has been, It Is said, traced to a col loquy between Harry S. Scovel, cannsel for Shaw, and Jacob Schiller of Stockton township, a member of tho Jury panel. Scovol, It Is allegod, met Schiller In tbe Jail, and offering his band to blm, requested that an animosity be tween them for some years should be forgotten If he were drawn on tbe trial Jury, This state ment Is published this evening. No accusation of embracery Is made. The Grand Jury of Cam den county finished Its Investigation of the matter to-day. Judge Garrison, who presided at tbe trial, and Jacob Schiller, tbe talesman, were both wltnosses. New Passenger, Cattle and Frolsht Boat. Tbe new Wilson & Furness-Leyland line steamship Victoria, the biggest vessel ever built at West Hartlepool, England, arrived here last nlgfft on her maiden trip from Shields. She Is 400 feot long, 52L) feet beam and 31d fesl deep. Sbo can carry 135 first cabin passengers and 8,460 tons of cargo, dead weight. 8he can also take under the shade deck about 700 head of cattle. She will cover the distance between this port and London In about ten days. She has ono muesivo (propeller driven by triple-ex- fianslon engines with cylinders 32,04 and 00 nches In diameter, with a strokn of 00 inches. The Victoria can do on an average about 14 knots an hour, bbe Is commanded by Cspt. Far rington and has a crew of 01 persons. Bridge Knsiueer Tbomas Hampshire Diss Sud denly. Thomas Hampshire, 00 yoars old, an engineer on the bridge, while visiting the power bouse of the Edison Electric Light Company at the foot of Sixty-sixth street, Brooklyn, last night, was taken III, and died bororo a physician could be summoned. He had been Buffering for some time with heart disease. He leaves a widow and two children. The body was removed to his lato homo nt 205 Norwood avenue. Changes In tbe ShoOleld School. New Haven, Conn., Jan, 21, Several Im portant changes are announced In the annual catalogue of the Sbcttlold Scientific School, the scientific department of Yale. Two new pro fessors have Just been addod to the Governing Board, Charles E. Beecber and Louis V, Plrrson. Fifteen new Instructors were added to the fao ulty during tbe past year. Tbe ago for entering the school hri-rior muatba at least 10 yoars. initio of 10, the former limit, ' WAS BEATKN BY BEGGARS. nHnannnannn. TIJET ASSAULTED A MAN WHO RE FUSED XII EM ALUS. Paooorsby Intervenrd and They Ran Anal Caught Aner at Chaso and Haled le the Tanderloln Folic Station Sera-rant Tlms-a Dlaeharce of Ono Urreted with r-rote.la. While Jacob L. Bralsted of 323 Wost Twenty-sixth street stood nt Broadway nnd Thir teenth street late yrstorday afternoon looking in a shop window a shabbily dressed man nc costed him and naked him for alms. Bralsted told the beggar that ho didn't have anything for him, and that If ho had ho wouldn't assist him, as ho looked strong enough to work. This angerod tho mendicant nnd he struck nt Bralsted. Whon tho latter started to glvo him a drubbing another beggar ran to tho flrat one's aid. Together they wero getting tho best of Bralsted, when eovcrnl pnssersby Intervened. Then tbo tramps took to their heels. Hralsed oxplalned what tho row was about, and ho and sovoral of his rescuers started to pursue Ids assailant". Tho beggars had a good lead, nnd when they reached Ninth street they turned east to Fourth avenue. Their pursuer kept them In sight, and when the tramps aaw they wore being fol lowed they put en mors speed. Thoy ran north on fourth arenuo nnd wero overtaken ns they turned Into Union square. Iho boggar who had first assaulted Bralsted was roughly used by his raptors as bo struggled to gel tree, l'lnally a policeman hovn ln sight nnd both prisoners were turned over to blm. Thoy were taken to the Wost Thirtieth street station house and arraigned lforo Sergeant Tims. Bralsted told his story and showed o I dence of the afcsault in lilt, battered hat and bruised cheek. The man who first assaulted him gavo the name of Owen Van Dusen. Tho otitor prisoner said ho was John Van Dusen, his brothor. Sergeant Tims pondered over tho caso half an hour, and finally concluded that John Van Dusen was Innocent of tho charge. Bralsted and his witnesses protesteu at John's discharge, but Sergeant Tims refused to hold him. Owen was looked up. The latter is 22 years old and John Is 21 years :old. They said they came from Rochester two days ago. CONRAD WIBSEL'S ESTATE. Oeonr Olt Wants a OIO.OOO Slleo or It la Paymrnt or a Thirty V ears' Board Bilk George Ott has instituted an action ln the Supremo Court In Brooklyn against Andrew Wissel, ns administrator of tho estate of Conrad Wisssl, to recover $10,000 for board and lodg ing furnished the latter for thirty years prior to bis death, which occurred ln March, 1800. Tho plaintiff alleges that Conrad Wissel prom ised to make a will In his favor and that such a will was actually made, but has never been found. He also alleges that Andrew visited the house within an hour after his father's death and rifled the drawer ln which his father kept hjs papers. Conrad Wissel was a rich contractor. TTOX4W BURNED TO DEATH. Sbo Dropped a Kerooene Lamps It Bxploded and Flrod Her Clothing. Mrs. Anthony Wolfe, who was partly par alyzed, dropped a kerosene lamp she was carry ing ln her flat on the second floor at 412 East Fifteenth street last evening. The lamp ex ploded and set Are to her clothing. Sho was so badly burned that she died soon after being taken to Bellevue Hospital. Her burning clothing fired the furniture In tho room, and tne tire caused a panlo among tbe other tenants of the tenement. Many of them sought refuge on tbe roof. The Are did $200 damage. RUN DOTTN BY A XROZLEY CAR. A Hurray mil Hotel Porlor Injured VJVhlla Trundling a Trnnk. Michael Ward, a porter of tbe Murray Hill Hotel, was run down last night by a Madison avenue trolley car at Forty-second street and Park avenue. While he was trundling a trunk in a handcart be stepped on the track from behind a mall wagon which bid the oar. His right leg was broken in two places and he was sent to Flower Hosnltnl. Harris Woodyard, the motorman, of 05 East Eighty-sixth street, was arrested. UNDERMINED SIDEWALK. GATED IN. Two Hen Who Tforo iTalhlns- on It Went Down with It Rain tho Cause. Part of tbe sidowalk on the east side of Am sterdam avenue, between 137th and 138th streets, caved In at 8.30 o'clock yesterday morn ing, and Bernard Foley of 150 West End avenue and Edward Peck of 161 West Eighty-first street went down with It. Foley was slightly Injured, but Peck was not injured at nil. The rain had undermined tho flagging and the weight of tho twomon carried ltdown. They fell about six feet. YOUNO EDDIE WILSON RETURNS. If ot a Victim or Abduetlon no Spells a Sensa tional Yarn. Edward Wilson, tho 10-year-old son of Mr. Emrett Wilson or 208 Floyd street, Williams burg, who disappeared last Sunday, has re turned. He told his mother be bad been with an older boy. named Jefters, and that for sev eral nlghta tbey slept in a lodging house. Young Wilson said he was neither abducted nor en ticed from his home. Business Troublae. The Sherlll, Bowlby & Shevill Company, manufacturers of confectioners' snd caterers' supplies at 40 Dey street, made an assignment yesterday to Goorgo M. Bowlby, J. B. O. Bbevlll is Presidont and Tbomas E. Shevill Sec retary. The liabilities are about 912,000 and nominal assets $20,000. Louisa Marri, dealer in wines and liquors at 1000 Third avenue, mndo an assignment yester day to Charles D. Folsom. Pennsylvania Railroad sTIna tho Oil full, Philadelphia, Jan. 21. The action brought against the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, and Incidentally the Standard Oil Company, by J. W. M. Newlin, as counsel for Charlos M. Dcs penux of Francs, to recovor the nmount of alleged discriminations In frclghtchargos for oil shipments fifteen years ago, was non-sultod ln tho United Stales Circuit Court to-day. Tho suit began two weeks ago. Judge Dallas briefly determined that tbo evidence was not complete enough to sustain a v erdlct of recovery. Bonrko Cocbrnn Ipenka nt Harvard. CAunninaE. Mass., Jan. 21. Tbe Hon. W, Bourke Cockrau gave an address In Sanders Theatre this evening before n largo and repre sentative gatborirfg of students and members of tbe faculiv, under the auspices of the Harvard Catholic Club. President Eliot introduced Mr. Cockran, who spoke on "Christianity, tbo Light to Economlo Truth." After the lecture tbo Governing Board ot tbo CathulicCluhgavoa dinner to Mr. Cockran at tho Colonial Club. We "lets fly this hint." If any one wanta aa good a single or double-breasted sack suit as we can make for $20, and doesn't want to pay more than $16, now'a his time. It's the flaps on walking coats that mark their doom. We make tho price of all those $20 suits $15, so they'll "pass away" easily. Trousers with price "clips" of $2. Rogers, Pbet & Co. vf arroa sad Broadway, PMae and Broadway. XARTMOUXWH AJ.VMNX DINNER. President Tucker Npenka rMma Porers That Are Combating Iho Cnllrge tarn, Threo times the number ot alumni who flvo years ago gathorel at Ihe Dartmouth dinner got together lu Delmonlco's last night nt the annual banquet and mndo tho place ring with tholl songs nnd cheers, so rapid has beon the urnwth of Interest In tho Alumni Association. Whon Presidont Charles II. Docket of tho association nroso to open tho proceedings ho faced 120 guests. After reading letters of regret from Gov. Frank S. Black, class of '75, nnd ex-Gov. Levi P. Morton, Mr. Rccket Introduced tho l Presidont of the college. Dr. William J. Tucker, who spoke to tho toast, "Tbo Colloze." Ho said: " The college Idoi Is coming Into conflict with ono or two forces which nro naturally opposed to II. I hnvowondured that tho college Idea has not long before this como Into conflict with tho American spirit ot impatience Wo aro told that men enter Into business nnd the professions too old; that tho colleges roust curtail their courses so as to turn out tho product earlier in life. I takeexccptlon to that. Nowhere elso nro men dclivorotl to tho world fitted for work oarllor. Another force with which tho collogn Idea finds itself confronted Is premature speciallrntion. Tho electlvo system has come In as ono of tho greatest nnd most timely features In our schema of education, but this Is not premature special ization, ill Is sjstem simply turns a man around before the fire ofloarnlng, until his ambition Is set nblaront somo point. Then he goes on with his life wort. "Tho cullego Idea means, if It means any thing, that a man shall hivo breadth enough to understand men of various other kinds before he takes up that spoclallratlon that shall make lilm understand best tbe men of his own kind. The danger now Is that men do not under stand each othor enough. Men ot ono local ity think along different lines on Impor tant subjects from men of another. It we nre to do our full duty in the col leges, it must bo by such training ss shall make us understand our fellow mon. The man who goos direct from his high school into a specialty, be It law, lnodictne, or theology, has not tbat basts of common understanding with his fellow men that lie should have. It la tho duty of the old-established colleges and uni versities to cross tho lines of North and South, East and West, and bring men of various localities and various beliefs together In a bond of common acquaintanceship nnd fellowship, Applauso." Tho Hon. Charles A. Prouty of the Interstate Commerce Commission spoke on "Dartmouth and Commerce." Cnarlrs C. Bsaman respond ed lo the toast, "The Unlvorslty." Richard Hovey rend some observations in rhyme, which ha had made up for tho ooeaslon. The Hon. William N, Cohen spoke on "Our Judges," nnd Charles F. Mathowson responded to the final tonst, " Trusteos and Triumphs." Among those prosont were Edwin T. Rloe, Sanford H. Steele, A. : Edson, Dr. Charles U Dana. Oilman H. Tucker, Charles R. Miller, Blship Leonard, Dr. Henry M. Wells. U. S. N.; the Hon. Nathaniel II. Clement, Philip Carpen ter, Henry B. Closson, Osmyr P. Conant, Samuel H. Perry. Georgo 1. Aldrlch, Luther II. Little, Charles Albert Perkins, Jordan J. Rollins. Dft, r. X. WILLIS'S WIZZ. Blehmond and Atlanta Is nave Beanaata ir Ills Grandson Una Xo Children. Richmond, Vs., Jan. 21. Dr. Francis T. Wil lis, who died this week, left a largo property. His will was probated In court to-day, but be cause of Its peculiar provisions and somo un pleasant family history with which it had to do. it was not made publlo entirely. Dr. Willis, In his original will, left $50,000 without restric tions to his grandson, Edward James Willis, but by codicils, written several yoars later, bo complicated his legacies as to mako his besuosts tako a different form. Young Willis Is tho son of Capt. Pembroke Jones ot the Confedcrato Navy. Ho took his grandfather's name of Willis, nnd now Is en gineer of tho traction company of this city. He is tho princionl legatee and gets $250,000 In trust, with tho provision that one-half of tho amount should go to his widow for life, should he lenvo a wife, and to his children, should ho have nny, in proportion scaled according to tho number of children. If none of the children Teachos maturity then the $125,000 Is to go to the cities of Atlanta and Rich mond to beustd for public libraries. Richmond In this case would also fall heir lu tho resldenco ot the tostator on Franklin street, to be used as a library building. Tho will also leaves to the town of Washington, Ga.. 810,000, nnd to the Mary Willis Library in that town 1,200. nnd to tho city of Richmond, provisionally. 410,000. There nre numerous other bcouests, and tho several codicils to tbe will conflict ln such a way that their provisions will bo difllcult of execution. CELEBRATING NEW AMSTERDAM, Society or Colonial Wars Dlnso and Pnta Ho Uoyeott on Wine. Fredorlc De Peyster presided at a dinner of tho Soaloty of Colonial Wars at Delmonlco's last night, and others prosont wero Fordham Morris, Henry E. Howland, the Rov, E. Ellis Stevens, Frederick John Kingsbury, and John W. Vrooman. Mr. De Peyster in his opening address said: "To-night we celebrate the founding of Now Amsterdam, tbe event of all others doar lo the heart of the Knickerbocker. On the round globo thoro is no spot of earth bo suited to be tho capital of the future as this Island of ours. Now York bat long com manded tho best talent of the country becaure she has given the greatest rewards, and the plain truth is that nowhere in this world have stronger, purer men been developed In every line of life than in this slorledcity of ours. To Now Yorkers no heroes should be so dear, no memories so stimulating, as those bound up with the history of this Island and this Stato." Mr. Rowland, who epoke next, said that he wns glad to soc ho lively a gathering. Recently, ho said, there bad been a disposition on tho part otu certain element to prevent the use ot wlno at public dinners. "They're aftor the college dinners now," he said. "As for me, though, I agree with that Harvard man who said that he'd as soon break fast on cold buckwheat cakes as dlnu without avlne." CnUOK CONNORS AB A REFORMER. II a and Mrs. rtiarlottft Smith Join Hands In an Autl-l'blneso Crusade. Mrs. Charlotte Smith, a reformer who seldom loses an opportunity to engage tbo attention of tbo public. Is saldtobavo Joined bands with "Chuck" Connors ln r, crusade agalnHt Chlneso laundrymen. Mr. Connors h.is pushed his way to the stage as a typical exponent of tho east side tough. Mrs. Smith Is known becauso of her campaign against woman who rldo the blcyclo and her advocacy of a law compelling men to marry. Now sho has taken up tho quarrel ot tho strik ing laundrymen, whosu places were taken by Chinese. Mrs. Smith, who says that she represents the Women's Rescuo League in tho inntter, has un dertal.cn tn show thatChiuesu laundrymen ox crclse a bad influence on tbo morals ot the com munity, and Mr. Connors, who is well versed In thowats of Chinatown, la to furnish tho sta tistics ioiirovoMrs. Smith's contentions. Plans for tho crusade will bo discussed at a meeting to bo held ut 21 Union square East this afternoon, nt which, It Is expected, there will be present representatives of the Laundry Workers' unions, nf the Rescuo League, and of the Jewish WorUtngw omen's Association, INJURED BY CABLE CAR. A Postal Telegraph Sfessrnser Run Down While Crossing Urondwny, Daniel Sullivan, a messenger boy employed In tbeoiTlceot tbo Postal Telegraph Company at 1458 Broadway, was knocked down by a south bound cable car yesterday afternoon while crossing Broadway in front of the tele graph office. Sullivan was pulled from under tbo car unconscious and carried into the office where ho was employed, Dr. McN'Idcrof Itousevelt Hospital said none of his bones wns broken, but that Ills body and head bore many contusions. Austin Miller, 20 years old, of 1124 West Kill) -third slreet, tho grlpmun of tho cable i ir that ran Sullivan down, was arrested and lucked up lu tbe Wost Thirtieth street station lioiue. hulllvan Is 17 years old and lives ut 101 West Seventy-ninth street. Au UudrrgreuodTrollrjIlallwoy Tor Brooklyn. Brooklyn's first experiment with an under ground trolley railway will probably be on the littlo road running on Montague street, from Court street to Wall Street Ferry, This Is at F resent operated by cable, but the Brooklyn eights company, In whose eystem It is In cluded, contemplates an oarl) change to tbe underground trolley. Tbe change will cost, It Is said, about 9100,000. ffJg.OOO Judgment Against Oocar Ilammarttela. Judgment was given by default yesterday by Justice Dickey In Brooklyn ln the suit of thu Yellow Pine Company against Oscar Hamraer steln on two promissory notes for sjl.OOOeacb. An allowance of 6 per oent. was Alio glyea to Iba mubmI for tho plaintiff,- - v MID-WINTER- SALE Of the finer grades of v Men's Overcoats ja I J I I ir4"',! f -. .1 ' V & ' & Much can be lived by buying at tho right Ons. V During the last week we havo ! X added to our already large stock , f of Overcoats the entire stock of jj a manufacturing house that has ' l for years made the very best and J highest priced ready made clothes f in the world. The wholesale prices were from $ 14 to $25. Th9 lot is on sale to-day at the follow; vk ing prices : $10,00 Velvet Beavers, $19.00. Vi Sj-.oo Routh Cheviot!, J 19.00. Jk Sij.oo Solt Cheviots, S16.00. I it $15 00 Drown Kerseys, $14.00. SI $ao.oo Rough Cheviots, $n oo. V S15 00 Ulack Kerseys, 5io.oo. 1 m All are well made. Linings i $ all-silk, satin and finest woolen j & worsteds and cassimeres. Every -$ little detail is just as the mosft $ fashionable man would want. J The brisk business of this stora "I t' during the Fall and early Winter f t season has placed us in a position ,! 4 to take advantage of any offers of C -f good clothing at a reduced price to 1 close. All such advantages that- come to us we immediately turrsf J p over to vou. J ,i Our idea is to bridge the dull- i t $ season. We want to pass oven' (K 'j' it without feeling it. If we can !,', keep this store always busy wo 1 , can sell at small profits. It can't ' "' fj be done in the old-fashioned way. u f Monev refunded, Compare ours with otnua; ' ft Brlnganythlng tack that don't suit. ' "' j. E O Thompson's Sons ( I To-order Clothing . - TimnA-tiT'm Ready-mad Clothing 245 JDrOaaWay . ' Clerical Clothing ,b0Ve Park Place ' rifj Open Saturday till 7. )op. m. ' ' a Vg Careworn, Overworked Humanity .'- KfcO can find "tho very thing" ' A ( ItcrSJJ they neotl. A whiskey as 4' B"25y, veil mndo and as pure astho B "OLD CROW ;: I iKl RYE" r. J ' 7 '" ' 3R lOLD CR0ft must prforeobofir superior ' 5 'JJ3S$S&"J to any other. Its unsullied ? tr jfc ,lo ra&TOLjP ft reputation, for moro than J1 i Jw iff JfL $ three generations, Ii " af KterAfSjW gunrantoo of its quality. " I L2iJ- f rhe present owners use tho g fett.BKirk&COA same old formula. It la "J , P "";iV.'i";V;-. undoubtedly tbo best ln the ill g- J world. Hottled only by M H. B. KIRK & CO., N. Y., , AGENTS FOR THE PIXASAN'T VALLEY WliTfl 08 'ft 13 coiuLtajirr sr. , J a-. Ttas best a 1.00 thirt-sag js-sSSftfs wbero jK A " 68c 1 I (l l A I It la tbs best S1.00 Bhirt WOa , 1' If could tlnd strengthened e43 ' I a 1 - -r V d "ery point. Then bought 1st; S? ViL U If' Immense quantities to get taav $& titJ to prlco down. j M AU !. Every sloeva; & f I 1 e u t h . Open front asS'l ' ' ,X V s Comfortable, Borvlntahey $fe Styllah. m HB!fS II ITS. , , Tbe nprluar stjlea nro beglnnlnr to aurrtvaa 11 , 4 Derbys, SI. DO to S3.0O. . J silk uats. tn.io, 04. bo, gs.ao. '.' ? Opera Ilaln. B4.WO. i "SlClIslECOIVilVIEND j WINCHESTER'S J HYPornosrmTEs op limb and soda j 8 for weak tunes, nervous dyapepsla, and to strangtlist, th wholo nervous aud general system. Is a braUW i nerve, and Mood food, fc AU driiKKlit. WINCHESTER & CO,, N. Y. , law J Standard remedy for Gleet, TN I ii (Kral aonorrhoea and Runnings (kUUy I . si IN 48 liOl'RS. -S 1 J H Cures Kidney and bladder Troubles. I ' - ' ,i - tY MEDAL FOR LIlT.-S.irElt MILLARD. I Tbs Brooklyn rolltlrlan Saved Two Persons ' from liroi? ultiir. ' James J, Millard, n Democratic politician la the Ten 111 ward, IlrouLbii, bus received a gold . medal from tho Llfo-Sit Ing llcnovolctit Assocl f atlon of Now York for hav Ing suved I'll hard 1'. O'Connell, a saloon keeper, from ilionnlng while bathing nt tho foot of 1'ift) ninth street, Ilrook lyn, on last Jul "'J. On Ihr mine, ilsj Mlllnrd ' saved a child from drowning, Millard Is a mem. .' beruftho Conn) Is) unl ('reel. Vnluiiieor I.lfo- ; Having Crew, 'I hu medal una tirem nted tn him t oiilntire'luy h) I'riHiilunt Wllllnm II II. Moors) t nt lliii I.lfe-hin lug Hi iiuiulMit Asoclutloil at g Mr. Moore's olllie, 01 Wall street. riahtrrn rnnnrr lllrdi Iliirnril In n Grorerj, ' I Kighteen ranary birds perished in ft fire 1st jj Theodore Vilklns'groctr nt 11 Mlnettu lane f yesterday, mid beeral clilil.tui hud a narrow j escape. Tho grocer had guno nut, mid his wlfa '. wns hanirltig clothes lu tho jiitd Iii-ii a pan nt fat Ixilled on r ill llio kill lit n, ulieru I ho baby una nlune. .Mrs. Wilkin jo.iucd Ihe btwlliig bab), but her husliMiiit nine lo the r Hoof tho e birds too lato. Hu nm lu tno mlies Into tbe ,1 storonnd biiruol his hair mid hcird, but had ! Jfl learfe tho birds to their file. ill PRESSURE AND PRICE. . News despatches from the natural gas regions til of Indiana report the pruisura ut tlm wells to - n havo fallen orT about ono hnlt in tho past two '. years. Moanwhllo the priio to consumers hu 1 lust been liiinaHed 11 per cent. How much , better off aro tho users of gas lor fuel In New York cltyt Thu pressure la constant, and the price, being reguluted by Uw. is slenilily falling. It Is not Btranuo that heiitltig unit cooking b gas should bo so remarkably on the Increase. Artificial gas taken from n main ln a city street has all the advantages of natural gat taken from a hole In the ground. And there Is not tbo slightest danger that the gas ln tbs olty will,, top flowing, or that the prion will luddaulj Urn. put un on tat MMumarf-dtV j irinfr "- " --'