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hot derate At aldaxx over xns lSUlOTIOXa JtlLU Flnnllj l'nssrd In Hie Scnntti by n Party Villi- Tim Wnr Appropriation 11111 Hont to tli" 4lnvrnor 3Ioro 111-pnrtWnn I.rij tilut Inn Soldier Voto Hill Introduced. Ai.ihny. July 14 Tlio Senate Wnr Appropri ation WH autliorlr.lnn tlio Ibaiio of bonds or cer tified!' of Indebtedness by tlio Btnto Comp troller to tlio amount of $500,000 to rueottho future '" expenses of tho Btnto. nml to tho amount of $1,(MK),000 for tlio expenditures til ready mailo In flttliiR out volunteer rcKlmeiits, paised tlio Awmbly to-day. Tlio Governor frill slen It to-inorrbw. Tho bill m passed by n unanimous voto a,tcrccnilnmendments offered by tho Demo crats hnd been voted down. Onoof thcvillin Wd tin-Iifo of tho bonds nml unothor provided that tlio money should bo rnlsod by direct lux ation at oneo. Mr. Ollvor ot Paradise l"ntk caiwil n rlpplo by ofTorlnii nu ntnendmeut, which ho nftorwnrd repeatedly but vainly loutht to withdraw. HI nmoudment prov idod that the Interest should bo pa) able In tho law ful money of tlio United Suites. Uaitcry Dan Finn offered nn nmoudment which received morn favornblo consideration thin any other. HwaB that tlio Btnto should rayitMoluntcrs out of tho $300,000 appro- print"! ST a mouth tu addition to the SKI paid by tln uoiorinncnt. Mr. Nixon Bald that tho matter win one which should recolvo careful eoiwlilerntlon, but it must come nta later ses- ilon of thn lclslaturo. Tho nincndmcnt wouM l rovido for un expenditure of $140,000 a month, which would flBuro up $3.:tO0.0O0 for I the term of enlistment of the volunteer. This 1 amount manifestly could not bo paid out of nn f appropriation of $500,000. Besides, tho amend- I ment did not como within tho Uovornor's ine- I iaco Tlio till was passed without further J debate. V IntheBenato to-nl(tht Bonator HlKclns In- tnidiiced n bill appropriated S1H.000 to pay tho mlleacoof tho meinborsof tho Legislature, tho salaries of tlio employees, and tho other ex pends of tho special session. Tho hill was ordered ton third readluL'. and will pass both house to-morrow. Tho Senate, after n debato ot sovoral hours, iueil to-night by a strict party voto tho Sen ate bill creatine n metropolitan elections dis trict out of tho counties ot New York. KIiik. Queens. Richmond, and Westchester. The bill will pas'! tho Assembly to-morrow. Tho meas ure) was brought before tho Sennto at tho mornlnc session, when tho Judiciary Commit tee reported It favorably, with nn amendment making: an appropriation of $100,000 to meet the expenses of Its operation. Senator Cantor at ouoe moved to refer It back to tho Judiciary Committee In order to elvo tho )Xew York cltynuthorltlosnchanco for n hear Ine. The ilebate which followed lasted from noon until after 12 o'clock, and nfter the lunchoon recess continued from until 0:!W. Mr, Orady was tho only Democratic Senator who defended Dovery. Ho mado six dlffcrout reeches from half an hour to nn hour and a half lone. As a result, for tho llrnt time this session he lost Ills voice, lie was confronted hv tho testimony taken before the Letow committee, in which uevery's career ns , pollco officer wns set forth, nnd finally ho called upon his colleaguo, Senator Cantor, the Democratic leader, for aid. The latter, how ever, could not help Senator Grady, and admit ted that ho had no personal neiiualntaneo with povery. The discussion on th Demoenitle BiJe was coiiflnod'to Senators Orady. Cuntor. andJlct'nrrcn. , ., , ,. . In dlfcouiiac the motion to recommit for a henrlne. Senator Grady said that the enact ment of such a law would bo disastrous to tho party supporting l and would send t liu man who was behind It to a political crave. This caused BenatorLexow to remark that If such wns the case the Democrats should voto for tho bill. "Tho many times that Senator Orady has addressed tlio Senate since this extraordi nary session commenced." said Senator Brack, -ett, " greatly rerables a coutluuoua vaudeville performance. Ho should present logical nrcu ments, and not thoso tilled with holes llko a skimmnr. There never has been a slnclo step taken lu an attempt to provout election frauds which Tammanv's representatives In thel.ea tskitur ilnl not oppose. The Seuutor com plains because the Democratic Senators were not .eousultnd before, this bill was drafted. I. never know that a culprit was consulted by the Judcc as to what his punishment should be." Henator Cantor said the enactment of this I bill was nn insult to the people of Now lork and an attack upon their personal liberty. Ho I defended Tammany Hall and asserted that the elections In New York were ns honest as any where in the Stato. Senator Malby re I minded tho Senate that when the Leuis laturo was DemoernHc. Senator Cantor was the one who introduced a new eharter fur Oudensburir, for the purpose of tnrn Inc the o(ty over to the Democrats, lie recalled tho steallnc of the Sennto six years nso by tho Democrats and tho passage of n luw provldlncfortwo Democratio and only one lto puhllcan inspectors of elections on each bonrd In Kew York city. Tho dishonest ejection prac tices followed by Tammany at that time were to he resumed through her control of tho police force. The IJopublleana would bo recreant to their trust It they did not nip the plot in the bud. (t;j "Democratio action In tho past." said tho fej Senator, "furnNhos amplo grounds for the view we have tnkon of Tammany Hall in re tiring Chief MeUullagh and replacing him with Devery." Ho declared no man better lifted for Tammnny's purpose could have been selected, benator McCarren attacked tho measuro and declared that tho people would repudiate tho party that placed Hon the statute book. Senator Mrnnnhun. who drafted the bill, de fended It. "When we seo a man lookluc around our house ut midnight with n .jimmy In his hand wo take the proper precautions," ho said. 'Devery has boon scandalized lu tho publlo prints, nml In tho reportsof tho Lexow commit tee is shown to be a ballot-box stutter, a short hiir.nthugand n typical Tammany Captain. When ho was a Captain of police one election morning, os u platoon ot his uxm was starting lor tno polling place, ho said : 'Iuudorhtand there are a lot of silk-stocking dudes comlnc down to interfere with jou People, and it they iuterforo I want you to tand them on their head.'" Senator Orady Interrupted to nsk whowns the author of this information. "Louis Meyer, a Lcxow witneBS." replied Senator Stranahan. , , , , I'll Riiaranteo that tho man Is either In jail or a fugitive from justice." said Senator Grady. . ne must remember." retorted Senator ptranahan, "that ns Devery Is now Chief of Follce, i Merer is not now In jftll he will bo before nightfall. " Devery's reputation." con tinued Senator Htronahan, " smells In the nos trils of the people of tho State. Knowing him by his past, wo should tako steps to proypnt Jdm. through his minions, from frustrntluit tho will of the peoplo and to guarantee nn honest ballot. This metropolitan election dis trict hehme is not an innovation. Ono exists in Marylnml " Senator Lexow declarod that a partisan con trol of thi) police tore moaut agalnot 00.000 jotes for the party In powor. He reviewed Jwcry'a record n9 brought out by tho police 1 inventicatlon. and declared that he waa unfit to " -' fold any tiosltlon of publlo trust. Hedeolarod that In Devory's precinct the tribute levied upon o nml orimo reached its height when he was Captain, benator (Cantor, the Domocratlo leador, waa member of the Lexow committee, and as u Jfsult of that InveatlBatloji." said Senator lexov, "Mr. Cantor has plaeod himself on rwoni as In favor of divorcing the eloctlon machinery from police supervision In New ?;k city.'" senator IlniRh of Brooklyn said that tho Presjnt condition of affairs in New York city eoioulUM vf Itb his expressions of opinion whon t?oi'i"sed consolidation, While tho present niil rtli not go us Tar as ho wished ho would Mpjiort it the ni'itlott to recommit the bill was de JMteii, n n il tho bill was passed by a party voto oi ,l to 1.1. -In thn Assembly tho Metropolitan EloctlonB JLnstrlft l,ii WHs reported and placed on the order ot second reading. A motion to recommit waa pie,it(i bi- u party voto. At tho conolusion of innninriiliig session a recess waa taken until .fiiLMvk to givo tlio Senate tlmo topasathe ' U iind s( nd It U) the Assembly. At that hour wif'tlmr rnoesa was takon until 7. nud from tacit ut.tll l0oTeloek. when tho bill waa received Ifeni the Seiintn ..'wpublieaii Lender Nixon cavo notice that In '"" mi.riilnit he would movo a cnllof tho House, frulut the lull could bo passed nt once, Tho AM-mt'ythun ailjournod until 10 o'clock to nwrow monilnis. .ill- lu iniltlitjin lenders have deeldod that to iriHiirn i,i-( nrtlbiin election machinery lu New i'.'r ' an amendment to section 12 of the ifti..t, ,1W K nccvHsary. Under the fixtstliiK ''".. h iiarty is uinjwiwored to tlio it list nt jni'iiiiforiippoiiitmentnaliiBpectora of oleo iions a, ,i ) nnti tuiiot clerks and also a sup li,7"'.nr'iTllt. but If tho por-.ons.numed In IJ'ttlj lutj nro rejected the appolntlm: imwer 'Mhi-r.itht to select other persons aupjiosod i;r.',' gt'ithnsainn party as thoso, rejected, " l tlit-relurn possible for a party to tie unrep LT'i'' ' "'0 l10"" tiirough the action of a ''JSrd JiosbJ U select Instrmnenta of Iw S V ' In Biiig. The proposed amendment Se"l ' miperntUo that apiHilntmonta tin. ""l'1 from llsta aubmltted by the ;''" i pnriies, nnd if all tho persons named !? .ijirtre rejected a new list can bo submit !Jl,liit) mil further rrovldos what the orle SrtA? ''tended, that the examination of men fiSt'!1 'or PPOlntment shall .be oonfmed ex MUtwy to tLsccrUiniBSwhoUigrUieypoMOss tho qualifications reaulrod hr noetion 11 ot the Llocllon law, nnd Trill prevent tholr belntt aub ieoted to n technical civil service examination. This amendment is in line with the decision ot Justice Onynor ot tho Supremo Court in the mattorpt the appointment ot election Inspec tors In Long Island City. . Senator Loxow, Chairman of the Bonnta Judiciary Committee, lutroduoo tho bill nt to night's, session, and it was referred to tho Judi ciary Committee. Tho bill originally drafted bv Bonator Albort W rny of Urooklyn to cnablo poldlors nnd sailors nt tho front to vote was finally npproveu by the Judiciary Committees ot tho two houses and Introduced this mornlnc. A joint. RUb-comuilt-toe ot these two committees worked on tho bill until 4 o'clock this morning, In tho Scnato It was Introduced by Senntor Wray.ordored ton third rending, nnd referred to the Judiciary (Vunmltteo. which will report It to-morrow. In tho Assemoly tho Judiciary Committee re ported tho bill favorably, and It was ordered to a Hpcpim reading. It Is expected that It will pass both houses to-morrow. The bill directs tho Secretary ot State to for ward the necessary ballots, envelopes, nnd election stationery. Whorovor there are ten or more electors they shall orennizo a poll, Lnoli elector shall Inclose- his ballot In nn envolopo und sonl it. The envelope shall have ou It a statement ot his name, address, county and town, which shall also be entered In the poll book. The ballots nnd ono poll book are to bo cent to tho Secretary ot State nnd tho other poll book to tho Governor. Tho Secretary of Stato Is to forward tho ballots to tho election districts to which thoy belonp.nnd tho Hoard of Election Inspectors in each distrlot is to meet to canvass the voto on tho sixth Tuesday after election. The result Is to bo Bont to the county canvas sers, and by thorn to tho Beoretury ot Btnto for tho Stato Board of Canvassers. No soldier voto n oed bo canvassed that Us not received by tlio Beoretnry ot State by Dec. 1!U. Tho Secretary of Stato Is to send out lists of nominations. Within the United States, nnd In Cubn. Hawaii, nnd Porto ltleo. thla can be dono bv mail, but for the riilllpplnes ho will probably use tho cable. The commanding officers ot troops In tho fluid may ilx n day tor his men to voto nt nny tlmo within tweutydnia previous to election, nnd he muy change the dnte If any of the men are ongnged lu Imttlo on the day originally des ignated. Tho bill has been carefully worked out to prevent any possibility of fraud. The re (inlrenicnt ot tho Constitution that tho votes cast by tho eoldiora shall bo canvassed In tho election districts In which they reside has been tho source of much trouble In preparing thw bill and has mado necessary some considerable expense. atn. cot.eivs jieqvest rejected. Gov. TJlnrk Decides Not to Recommend Any Debt Limit Legislation tor This City. Ai.dant, July 14. Comptroller Coler and William 0. De Witt of New York called ou Governor Black to-day nnd naked him to recom mend the Legislature to pass a l&w in regard to tho debt limit of New York city, so that tho $20,000,000 debt of Kings. Queens and Rich mond counties should not bo Included In com puting tho aggregato amount of tho city's debt. Mr. Color presented to the Governor a letter algued by members of the commission that framed the charter. Tho letter sas: "While we do not express any opinion ns to tho precise relation nt the present time of the debt of the city to the constitutional debt limit. It Is obvious that the margin ot debt-lucurring capacity Is at best very small, und we heartily upproveof the elimination of county debts as provided for In the act submitted to your favor able consideration by the Comptroller." This letter was signed by Gen. Benjamin F. Tiacy. William C. Do Witt, Silas H. Xlutoher. Thomas i Gllroy and 1 S. JVun.tor. Uther members of the commission have written to the Governor In opposition to tho legislation suggested. Therefore the Governor will not take nny action lu tho mutter, adhorlug to Ida decision not to disturb the provisions ot the charter. CE.VTJMC PACIFIC TIUIX IIET.V VP. Tlio Job Bono Jfently wltli Dynamite by Two White llnnillts nud u Negro. San Francisco. July 14, Control Faclflo passenger train No. l.oastbound. was held up at rj:W A. JL to-day by three men on the Novada desert, one mllo east of Humboldt. Two white men and a negro got on the front platform of n baggage car just utter the train left tho water tank, climbed up over tho en gine, covered the engineer nnd flroman with rifles, and made them atop tho truln. Then they took the engineer and fireman with them to tho express car, where a number of bullets were tired Into tho door. The bandita yelled for thomessengcr to come out, und when he refused they blew tho door to splinters with n stick of giant powder. The messenger then appeared and was told to climb out und be a good fellow anil no harm would como to him. The messenger was powerless, j us the bandita were protected by the engineer nnd tlreman. Ho surrendered nud a stick of dynamite blew the safe open and wrecked the car. Ono robber secured tho valuables In It The engineer, llreraan and messenger yore marched, hands joined, to some distance from the train, where the robbers Bald ndloa'und disappeared in the darkness toward Humboldt ltler. Tlio passengers were not disturbed. Tho ne gro was possibly an ex-eoniet just liberated from some penitentiary. The railroad has offered a reward ot Sl.lXX) each for tho robbers. The holdup la recognised as one of the best ex ecuted of the many that have occurred on the Central l'acltle ayatem. a hauy or uiou deowee Little 31l Falling Shower Horn In Drook lyu Wcdneiduy of Mlcmno Tarenti. Very early on Wednesday morning In the house at 241 Chauncey street. Brooklyn, there was born a girl baby who, in point of American descent, could mako the geneuloglcal tree of a Mayflower descendant look like n withered bur dock. This young porson la tho daughter of Mr. and Mra. William Nicholas, formerly known as Little Cloud and Laughing Water, of tho Mleraao trlbo of Indians, which Inhabits Nova Bcotlaon thobordora of thoBayof Fundy. A few years ago Llttlo Cloud, who Is of a chief's lino, being a grandaon of the famous Chief niir Bear. left Ills own people and brought his wife with him to Brooklyn, where ha got employment oa engineer In tho Smith street central telephono Btatlon. The youngstor. who weighs lli pounds. la called nt present Falling Shower, which Is- u logical uanre for tho daughter ot her parents. Later she will get an American name. She has u throe-year-oTd brother who rejoices lu the cocuomonot Morning Glory. ... . , , Sot only Is the llttlo sauaw of high American ltneago. but her mother claims for her good French doscout besides. Mrs. Nicholas's mother, as the story goes, was the daughter of a wealthy Freneh-Canndian. and was kidnapped from a nurso when a baby by an Indian chief of the Mlcmao tribe. When the kidnapped child reached the age of 15 tho chief married her ac cording to the tribal laws, nnd Mrs. Nicholas was the only child of the union. Little I ailing Shower Is fat nnd brown nnd hoarty, and she received visits from tho women of the neigh borhood with great stolalsin all day yesterday. llltS. CVSMCX'S ItAQK. She Buipects That Her Daughter Went Off with Mr. llluiiom to lie Dlarrled. Hobo Cusslck, aged 20, and Arthur Bloxsom, aged 23, disappeared on Wednesday from 123 Norfolk street, Newark. Tlio mother of the girl keeps a boarding house and Bloxsom and his brother Edward boarded there. Arthur Bloxsom has been paying attentions to tho girl tor several months In opposition to nor mothor's wishes. Tho mother, It Is said, threatened to stab Bloxsom on Wednesday when ho took from tho houso avallsowhloh she thought contained hor daughter's clothes. Bho followed him to his brother's store- and tried to porsuude a pouccman to compel him t0MrH.UCuBS?ck w'ont back to her homy and threatened her daughter with violence if she did i not toll where her clothes won;. Koso agreed to go with her to it plnco in Newnrk street and get tho garments, but she ran away from hor mother at tho first street corner and shohas not been seen since. Mrs. Ousslck learned that Hose had gone to her married sis ter and had borrowed $3, Blip went to Ldward Hloxsom'a p aco with a carving knife in hor hand ami said that fcho was at er his brother's. blood. Ho went Home witn ner, oui urn uoj stay long, ho says, because of tho wny eho was nourishing tlw knife. ,,i, i,,.i Yesterday morning ho returned to tho board ing house for his clothes mid she elasodli n upstairs with the knife. IId locked hlmsolf up In u bedroom nnd whllo she waa rounding ut tin. door ho shouted out tho window for the Il0Two policemen responded and rescued him. One oft hum returned later to assist Bloxsom In getting Ills trunk, nnd ho said ho had to wanl oil with his club a lunge the woman mado ut Bloxsom. Arthur BToisom Is sup posed to bo on his wny to Kansas City, and perhaps the girl Is with him. Cnpltnl Stock Increased to 10,000,000. Aldamt. July 14. Tim Now England Tele phono und Telegraph Company ot New York elty to-day filed with the Secretary of Stato a i-erlillcato of an Increase in Its capital stock ireni $1V,000.000 to Ilti.0o0.000. The debts anMabliUfei el U coauNuiir amount to J.- 605.104, tB& LOAK A BIG SUCCESS, XT 3IORE TIIAKTAKEK JIT VOVVLAIt evnscnivTioNs. Til Subscriptions for Sdoo nnd Lets Will Aggregate 000,000,000, nnd for Snms In ttxeets ot 11500, 0000,000,000-Tha Totnl Hnbicrlpttons Aggregato Ol,aS8,0CO,0O(l. WiBlitNaTOM. July 14, The war bond sub scription Is n great success from whatever point it is viewed. Applications for allotments, which closed at 3 o'clock this afternoon, num ber over 300,000, and no subscriber for.moro than $10,000 will soouro sny. It will bo a popular loan In tho fullest sense of the word. All day long until 3 o'clock the applications camo rushing In by telegraph, express, und the mall, until tho total nearly equalled that of last Monday, which Holds tho reoord, 20,300. At 10:30 to-night Assistant Secretary Vandorllp. who has been In chargo ot tho work connectod with the bond Issue, Bald: "Itls, ot course. Impossible to glvo tho final flgurosat this hour. This department received to-day just under 25,000 letters nnd yostorday 24,300. This mass or applications must go through tho routine, ot tabulation before a to tal oan be arrived at and tho line at which allotments will be made struck oxnetly up to this tlmo. There hnvo been actu ally listed subscriptions for $500 nnd less to tho sum ot $84, 300.000. aud thoso still on tho tables will carry that totnl above $00,000,000. Tho subscriptions for tho sums In excess ot $500, schodulud nnd totalled at this hour, amount to $000,010,840. and I ostlmuto that It will go to $735,000,000. Be sldo thoso there arejtbe syndlouto bids, two ot them for tho whole issue ot $500,000,000. amounting to $500,000,000, making the grand total ot subscriptions $1,325,000,000, nearly soven times tho sum asked for. "Wehavo held up subscriptions, when there was doubt ns to their bona fldo character, amounting In tho class ot $500 and less alono to $10,404,740. The total number ot subscrip tions for $500 nnd legs that have now passed the stampers Is 224000, and that number will be somewhat increased. The subscriptions for larger sums number 118,500. and there aro still several thousand to be listed. "In tho last nineteen days tho department has received 255.800 lettors, n dally avernge ot 13.202. Tholastlettcr was opened within two hours after tho subscription elosed. We hnvo had 400 clerks working ou tho applications frem 0 in tho morutng until 10:30 nt night. Sundays Included. At this hour there nro but seventy-one cases held up because of some Ir regulnrlty. such as a misplaced remittance or Informality ot subscription, out of 300.000 sub I script lona received, which fact la some Indlca I tlon of the thoroughness of the work done." THE TAX OX PHARMACISTS. Manufacturers Contend Tlmt I111 Should Not lie Stamped. Wabihnqton, July 14. What tlmo ho could spare this afternoon from Bigutug his mail, which is ot tremendous volume, nnd other rou tine, duties ot his ofllce. Internal lleveuuo Com missioner Scott gave to Attorney A. H. Cump bell ot Detroit, representing the manufacturing pharmaceutists of tho United States, who pre sented an argument In favor of a modification of the construction heretofore given to tho War Revenue bill In Its relation to the articles man ufactured by hla clients. Twenty-threo of tho manufacturers, which number, it Is said, com prises practically all the concerns engaged In thla business, were Invited to attend or send representatives, nnd twenty responded to the Invitation. At first the bureau officials decided that nil pharmaceutical preparations must be stumped ; but about a fortnight ago a committee repre senting the manufacturers, after an inteixlew with Commissioner Scott, secured some excep tions. These Included generally what ure termed ethical pharmaceuticals, those that are Intended to bo sold only upon prescription or administered by physicians. Auow circular of instructions to collectors was prepared, but Its promulgation was sus pended pending the hearing to-day. The manu facturers contend that ullls. although sold under a nnmu, such as pills diuretic or gross neuralgia pills, contained In a box or package the label of which gave no Information advising u layman how to use them, should not be taxed. They also contend that free uamples of their preparations furnished to physicians for the purpose of making tests should not be taxed. Besides Mr. Campbell's argument, there was filed with the Commissioner a brief prepared by him, nnd also one by Johu G. Johnson of l'lilladelphla. The matter waa taken under advisement by Mr. Scott and the law officer of the bureau, and at tho suggestion of the manu facturers they agreed to confer w'leh pharma ceutical expertaln their consideration. These experts are Fro'-, ltomlugtou and Sadtler ot Philadelphia and Caspar! of Baltimore. After leaving the Treasury building tho munufactureru formed an organisation to hecure nn equitable nnd Intelligent inter pretation of the Inw. having accomplished which, tho orgaulratliin will expire. An ex ecutive committee will remain in Washing ton until the matter Is disposed of. Mr. Sailor of John Wythe A Co.. secretory of tho organization, said that the manufnctureis did not want to bo considered us objecting to tho law. They were In favor of It and expected to comply with Its provisions. In the enso of his firm, to tho extent of paying $30,000 n yenr. but they did object to an Interpretation of the law which waa not warranted by Its terms and which. If enforced, would yield tho Government a revenue of $70,000,000 u year, when the esti mate of tho Committee on Ways and Meuus of the Revenue to bo derived from this particular Industry waa but $30,000,000. It Is not be lieved that any further concessions will be made by the bureau. TAX OX TELEGRAPH MESSAGES. Conunlitioner Scott Decides That the Sender 31ust Affix the Stamp. WAaniNOTON, July 14. Commissioner Scott of the Internal Rovonue Bureau to-day ad dressed the following letter to the Western Union Telegraph Company, announcing the decision ot the bureau that It is the duty ot tho sendor of n telegraph message to afllx tho re quired stamp: "Washington. D. 0.. July 14, 18l. "ireibrn Fnion Ttltjirtxph Cvmpany, A'rw l'urk; .V. J . "Gentlemen: Upon the uuestlon na to whose duty it la to atllx a stamp required bytheuctot Juno 13, 1BU8, to each telegraphic mossago offered tor transmission, you are advised that this office rules that this duty devolus ukju the person who makes, signs or issues the ines- BectIon 7 of tho act provides that if nny person or persons shall make, sign, or Issue nny Instrument, document, or paiier of uny description whatsoever, without the samo be ing duly stain lied for denoting tho tax thereon, the suld person or persons shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall pny u fluu of not more thun$100. Telegraphic despatches and messages are enumerated in the net as requiring the docu mentary 1-oentBtamp. , ,, ,, "Soctloniaof tho act Imposes uponthotclo- f:raph company a poualty ot $10 for trnnsmlt Ing anydespatcli or message that hua not been stamped In accordance with section 7. " Vou are further advised that the exemption of messages ot the officials and employees of railroad companies, as provided In section IB, is strictly limited to the transmission of thoso messages between stations on tho respective systems nt railroads of tho railroad companies. All despatches or mossages of railroad officials and employees sent from railroad stations ou their respective railroads and destined fur places beyond their respective railroads must bo stamped by their makers, signers, or Issuers in accordance with soctlou 7. Respectfully yours, N. U, Bcorr, CommUsIouer," IXTERXAl, REYESVE DECIMOX8. Stamp Tax Mutt lie Fulil on Kntrles of Im ported Goods aud of Gold aud Sliver. Wabiiinoton, July 14, Assistant Secretary Howell of tho Treasury Dopurtmont has in structed Collectors ot Cubtoms thnt a stamp tnx must bo paid on entries ot imported goods, on entries of gold nnd silver coin nnd bullion, and on entries of goods sent to warehouse un der general order, The Commissioner ot Internal Rovenuo has decided that a local drummor, employed by one firm or house to solicit orders. Is not a commer cial broker, nnd therefore is not compelled to take out n license ; but if ho does n general business for all persons ho Is required to take out a liuense Thn assignment or transfer of u mortgage, or therenewalor continuance of nny ngreement or contract In writing, must be htamped No stamp Is necessary on the transfer by align ment of b promissory not. ....... Upon a telegraphic, request from the Collec tor ol the Port ft Now Orleans a decision nu v w sMMHMtiHMHHHHBI mode by tho Treasury Dopartmont to-dftr that the manifest ot a ship, reaching ttia United States from a foreign port in ballast Is not ftub joirt to tho stamp tax when presonted foreutry. TAX OX CHATTEL MORTOAaRS. Certificate of ltenewal Doesn't Oo for 10 Cents, but nt 1'ull Original l'rlo. Tho npplleatlon of tlio Consumers' Browing Company to compel ltegtstor i'romms to put on file a certificate of n renewal of a chattel mort gage for $4,000 on payment of a war tnx ot 10 oents Instead ot ntnx ot $1.50, which ho ro qulrod, has been denied by Justlco Vryor of tho Bupromo Court. Tho chnttolmortgnge was Blven to the company by John Bunz, a saloon eeper, In 1BU4, and oaoh yoav a certificate ot runowal has been tiled, as ohnttel mortgages arc not good against other creditors for more thnn a year without such corillicute. The reve nue tnx for ordlunry certificates Is 10 cents, but there la ahighor and grudod tnx for tho uliug of mortgages, nud ovory renewal or oontlnuanoo of such Instrument." Counsel for the brewing company would not pay more than 10 cents. On the argument It waa stated that tho Register ot Kings county takes riioIi certificates on payment ot a tax of Justice Tryor said that ho would deny tho motion immediately without costs so that tho petitioner can got tho matter before the Appel late Division at Its extra sosslon ou Aug. U. AFFIDAVITS PAV SO TAJ. A Two-Cent Stamp llequlred on a Certain One-Cent OunrnnteV. A Now York law firm ro ported to tho Commis sioner of Internul Rovonuo that tho County Clerk refused to uccopt for filing any affidavit orliistrumouttowhichauaflldavltwasuttached unless a ten-cent rovonue stamp had been af fixed. Commissioner Bcott rulos that the jurat of nu nfildnvlt does not require u stamp, but thnt certificates of ncknowledgmunt to mort gages, deeds, und like instruments must bo stamped. ..... A humorous side of tho law was shown yes terdny in a decision of Commissioner Scott In which he ruled thnt a statement guaranteeing tho pnymt'ut of one cent to the tmrcliusqr of overy bottle ot a certain klud ot whiskoy, which guarantee tho rankers attach to overy bottle, was a fonn ot promissory uoto nud would have to bear a two-cent stamp. XO DVTTFOR OEX. WOODFORD XOTAT. Ills nouiehold Krfrcti, Sent from Sladrlil, Taxed by Mistake. Oon. Btownrt L. Woodford, United States Minister to Spain, visited Collector Btdwell at tho Custom Houso yesterday to see about tho entry of some ot the household furniture ha had with him In Madrid at tlio outbreak of hos tilities. Ho was forced to hurry away, and ho asked the British Legation to boo that his ot fects were packed up nud sent to this country. At tlio time It was thousht best, for obvious reasons, not to placo upon tho goods Gen. Woodford's namo. Thoy wore consigned, via Paris, by tho British Hmbassy's attaches. In care of tho American Express Company of this city, n private bill ot hiding stating tho correct name being sent by mall to tho express com pany. , , Tho goods arrived several days ago. Tho ox press company knew nothing about them, and, after some witticisms regarding theirBpanlsh origin, they were carted off to the publlo stores, where they were appraised nt $1,400, and duties amounting to about $400 were levied. Later the express company received the bill of lading, nnd a bill for the dutlea wns sent to (ten. Woodford. He wns surprised that the Government should tax the house hold effects of its own Minister, forced to return to this country on the outbreak of war. He came to the Custom House, however, pre pared to pay If the charges were correct. Col lector Bidwell woh also surprised wheu tho Ueneral showed the bill to him. The Collector explained that it waa all a mistake, due to the fact that Oen. Woodford's name was not on the invoice. The matter wns at oneo straightened out nnd the dutlea remitted. zoir.iR aovr.D's xxir vexture. lie Acquires n Controlling Intereit In the Tubnlur IlIipiiUli Company. Howard Gould became President of tho Tubular Dispatch Company Inst Friday In place of John E. MUholland, who resigned to mako way for him. This waa the result ot a transac tion by which Mr. Gould nnd some of hla friends acquired n controlling Interest lu the Tubular Dispatch Company and In tho New York Mull nnd Transportation Company. This obtains for the Oould Interests a monopoly of all the methods and systems of delivering mail and merchandise by means of pneumntlo tubes ex isting In Now York or projected. No exact statement ot the amount of stock which changed hands in tho transaction has yet been made, although It Is said that the transfer will glvo the Gould Interests control of about $3,000,000. At the meeting at which Mr. Gould was elected President there wcie changes lu the directorate corresponding to the change In the o nership of the stuck. The Tubular Dispatch Company runs tho pneumatic condulta from tho Produce Ex ehungo to the Post Office und from that point to the Urand Central Station. It also controls the Mail aud Transportation Company, which runs the lines our the Now lork and Brooklyn Bridge. It Is said that thla part of the system will be open for business next week. Tlw New York lines have beon In use foraomo time The capital stock of tho Tubular Dispatch Compa ny la $2,100,000 and of theNewlork Mull and Transportation Company $1,000,000. The bond Issue amounts to JWiO.oOO. Ono of tho asseta w hleh goes to the new holders of Btoek Is a mall contract with the thivernment amounting to $172,000 yearly. Tho pneumatic service will be extended over the whole city. It Is said that Mr. Mllhollnud will remain a member of the Board of Directors of the com pany, hut will go to Europe in nBbort time to look after the Introduction of the pueumntlo system lu cities there. PARTXERS DISAGREE. Receiver for Thornton X. Motley & Co, In n Suit for Dlmolutlou. Justlco Pryor of the Supremo Court has np poluted Albort Cardozo receiver for the firm of Thornton N. Motley 4 Co.. dealers lu railroad and steamship supplies at 43 John street, in a bult brought by Mr. Motley against his partner. Francis Farmer Fox. for a dissolution of tho partnership on account ot dissensions between the partners. The receiver's bond waa fixed at $25,000. Mr. Motley said that tho assets far exceed the liabilities and that tho business Is large aud profitable. Ilia figures glvo the assets nt $108,000 and liabilities $117,000. Mr. Mot ley has been in business since 1880. Mr. Fox becamo partner on Aug, 25. 1805, contributing $20,000 capital. Ho wna only 21 years old then, and hla father, Hugh I,. Tux. formerly ot St. Louis, had ohurge of his Interest in tlio linn nnd has slnco practically managed the business, na Mr. Motlsy wnsnwny from thoofllco a largo part of tho tlmo looking nftor the outsldo part ot the business. Hugh U Fox suld that under his manngement the business had Incrensed largely, the sales increasing; from $250,000 In IKOhto $700,017 In ltr7. flint tho profits tho first year wore $43,0tKI nud the second yenr $70,455, and that Mr. Motley wanted to get his imrtnorout of the firm on his own terms. Loven trltt fc Nathan appeared for .Mr. Motley, and Uiiggeulieimer, Untermyor a. Marshall for Mr, Fox. ycrtr sirs, morkiiovhe. She Sprlugi Into the Hack of n Wagon and Kouhldei ller UllabunU. William Morehouse of 20 Spring street, New ark, went driving last night with Mrs. Annie O'Brien of Ogden street, They had a light runabout drawn by a little buckskin horso, und wore slowly passing the corner ot West Park street, on Broad, when the neglected wife ot Morehouse onuaed a sceno. Bho had beon lying In wait for him tor several weeks und had a warrant out for hla arrest for desertion, but waa dissatisfied with tho law's delay and took matters Into hor own hands. On selling her husband at the side of anothor married woman she sprang kito tho back ot the wagon and ruined blows upon tlio pair Im partially until she broke the rawhide whip that she bad been carrying In, thefoldsof her skirt for n week or more. Policeman William Carson Interfered and took the trio to Police Headquarters, where they were hold for the night. morcr.K causes a rvxaway, Wugou Smashed Agalutt a Cable Cur Dr, Walton's Urltor lludly Hurt. White Joseph Meldoru, a driver employed by Dr. Alfred Walton of 000 Fifth avenue, was driving a light wugon with two horses nttnehed from tho stable to tho physician's houso, last evening, tho horses were frightenod by a bicycle nnd run awuy. At Forty-ninth street and Isl ington avenue the wugon was smashed against an uptown cable cv . . IMelderu was thrown from his seat Several bones In his right foot wore broken, und he was badly bruised. At the Flower Hospital, to which he was taken. It was said that there wan , ratoa to buliovu that his skull mt (nctunoV , NOTES OF THE THEATRE. WHAT STAOE FOLK HAVE DONE, ARE voixa, ou ark aoxxa xo do. The Cuban Wnr n Fertlto Source of Dm mntlo Inspiration Alloa Atherton's III vnlry ot Slay Irwin In the Field of Negro Buugs A Word About Theie Actreitei, The dramatists aro turning out Cuban war dramas. Tho count ot thoso sure to bo pro duced ronohes nlnotoen. This does not Include the doxon or more that havo already failed, nor tho hundred whloh are stilt seeking a market. Experts nro Inclined to think that disappoint ment will bo the gonoral result wltti even thoso which nra Intrinsically fit to bo seen. Tho events are too close at hand to bo desirable In tnlmlory on tho stage. It was not until many years after our civil wnr thnt It becamo a popu lar, tliemo nt tho theatres. A melodrama by Theodore Burt Bayro. "Blr HUltary's Wager," wns performed at u London matlnoo by Ameri can actors. Thoro are two heroes, a father nnd his son, In tho days of Charles II. In England. Tho fathor beoomes a highwayman, the son Is mistakenly arretted as the crim inal, and tho former detlvors hlmsolf up to savo tho latter. James K. Haskett played the dual rOlo. aud may do so again In this country. John J. McNally has written (lie farce In which the Rogers brothers aro to become the legiti mate comedians, but no tttlo has yet been chosen for It. The piece which Glen MacDou ough provided for Bum Bernard Is called " Tho Marquts of Michigan," but the conito hero's name is still unsettled. The author and tho actor, tlrad ot disagreement, referred the ques tion to Manngor Sire by telegraph, with thla message: "As Admirals Cervora and Montojo wired to Admiral Camarn. 'It's up to you.'" The play whloh Aubrey Bquclcault desires to bring out next whiter la "The Court Bcandal.'; original sixty yoarn ago In Paris aa n musical comedy. It was then extremely successful with a woman In the charactor of Richelieu when young. The now English version Is seri ously romantic. Richard Carle nud Edward E. Rice havo formed a partnership to make bur lesques, tho comedian writing the words and tho manager the music. Ben Teal Is collaborating with Mr. Rice lu a piece described as a spectacular comedy. Tho title " Strangled on Bunday" is declared by Thomas. H. Davis to be none too fioree for the clay of his which bears It. Its principal thriller is q scene wherein a horse, with a blind girl strapped to his back, leaps from a high olltl Into a tank of real water. Tho principal actor lu this episode tho horse, has been engaged and Is now In rehearsal. Anna Held is to have u play by Clmrles Hoyt. "The Runaway Girl." current at tho London Gaiety, the latest of tho scries which began with "The Gaiety Girl." will bn presented hero before "Tho Greek Slave." which followed "The Geisha", with moderate success. Creston Clarke will be seen In n play made from Owen Meredith's "The Ring of Amasls." Alice Atherton Blngs negro songs In success ful rivalry of May Irwin. " I Love Bat Man." is tho refrain of tlio ditty, by no means excep tional, but whloh she gives with variety and humor. She puts more kinds of expressiveness. Into thoso four words than thoy would seem capable ot holding. Neither Bhe nor Miss Irwin ever lived In the South, yet their naturalness Is the boat morlt ot their perform ance. Marie Dressier fulls to accomplish as much because of her exaggerations, Blie Is too obviously struggling to get the negrocharacter Istle. But Miss Irwin uud Miss Atherton aro soll-coutalned nud dellberute. They must havo got their skill from observation from a distance, or nt second hand. Miss Irwin Is n Canadian and had spent most of her tlmo lnt New England before going on the stage twenty years ago. Alice Atherton may havo been born In tlio Middle West, but for yoars has lived In Loudon. Yet the negro unction la natural In both of these singers, whethor they got it It by way of the South or not. Tho age of actresses Is a delicate question to discuss. Tlieyabovo all other women ure only aa old as they look. and. in a secondary way. as young as they act, AJico Atherton waa an actress In the Li dlnThompson burlesque company ovor twen ty ) ears ago. Then, as the Ihichtat says lu " The Gouflollors," she was " by no means n begin ner." To-day she dnncoa with the ease and graco of experience and tho agility of youth. Bho acta much younger than she looks. She can turn an ankle with the spirit of half the youngsters In the Casino bnllet and with twice ns much natural grace as uny of them. Yet her own daughter on the London stage la nearer their nge. She attempts more dancing than May Irwin does. A few steps thnt are as light ns uny that the adiposo Peter Dal ley Indulges hi nre Miss Irwin's usual allowance. But Miss Atherton takes as many as she needs to, und does them oa if she were equal to as many more, Vaudevlllo audiences hnvo tired of applaud ing songs merely because thoy nro full of remember-the-Mnliio rrhd good-Old-Glory phrases. But enthusiasm rises whenever real ly meritorious patriotic ballads are given. Ar thur K. Began stirs tho Cualuo root assem blages In that way. He suiga in the guise of Theodore ltooaovelt an air that bets all feet to beating time. For the third chorus eight girls in sailor costumes and carrying flags join tu. Cupt. King, tho novelist, la censured in Ban Francisco for wenrlng his full dress army uni form oa ho sat conspicuously In a box at the first performance of his play. "Fort Frame." He was tostart with an expedition to the Phlllp- I dues next day. and hla presence served to iooui his stage venture. Tho Bummer concert season at tho Lejiox Lyceum did not tennlnato with the departure of Dan Godfrey's band, as expected, but Is con tinued with the lianiia Rossu. The company singing "CavallerlaRustleana" at Proctor's la not the Roul Itnllnn lately nt Walluck's, as theadoitlsements by a blunder soemed to ussert. That organization. Improv lngly recruited, will return to New lork next utltilmri. The American gymnast who calls herself Chnrmlon, und has gained notoriety by uu dreBsiug ou tho trapeze. Is golug to Europe under a contract for three years. The Baruum .t Bailey circus is spending this summer in Great Britain. After u month in London It traveled through northern England, and Is now In Scotlnnd, Koster & Dial's music hall will be rearranged to some extent tor next season. Some of the chairs at the rear of tho parquet will be re moved and tho space devoted to tables to ne commodutQ loungers and drinkers. Weber & Fields will huve Fay Temploton nn the chief new meiiiborof their company next season. Rots und l'entou. Peter F. Dalley. nnd John T. Kelly will remain. Thn new burlesque Is being written by Harry B. Smith and Edgar Smith, It will be a sequel to "Pousse Cafd. St. Loulsindulges annually In a Shakespearean festival In tho open air ot a summer uimise uieut park. Such well known ptayers asMln nlo Bellgman, Henry Jowett. and Prank Losee nro In this year's east of "The Merry Wives of Windsor." A vaudeville programme Is given hi alternation, und tho intellectual pressure Is not permitted to become too intenso. Melbourne McDowell, husband of Fanny Da venport, will venture forth In a melodramn, as It Is not thought that hla wife will In uuycuso bu able to return to tho stage, miS CALLED A SHEEXT. Mr. Ilnlno Wants Street CommUiloner lluyer ot llobokeu Disciplined. Isnao Halno. a tailor, who keeps a shop at 02 Newark street, Hobokcu, appeared before tho llobokeu Common Council at Its meeting yes terday and complained that Street Commis sioner Bernard Bayer had called him an oppro brious epithet becauao ho lind refused to clean out the gutter 111 front of his shop. He naked the Councilman to discipline Commissioner Buyer. The bourd referred tho complaint to tho Committee nn Streets for Investigation. Bayer Bald thnt he was provoked when one f his street cleaners told him that Hainn had re peatedly swept dirt Into the gutter after the cleaner had finished his work. " When I spoke to Hnluo about It," said Bayer, "ho called nioalunntlo. That made me mad, uud I called him a Sheony." To Conitnio Johu Q. Uutler's Will. Charles T. Duncklee, oa executor of John G. Butler, who died In April, 1808, leaving on estate of $713,000, has brought an action In the Supreme Court for a construction of tho will. Tho testator left to his wlfo Francolla the in comoot $25,000 for life nnd divided the rest of his rstuto Into four trusts for tlio hermftt ot his children, Blanch, 20 years old; Ethel, 12; Maud, H, nnd Johu, 10. Ills reul estate was worth but $13,000, und the rust of the estate was In jiersonal property, mainly soourltleH. The executor states that ho brings the action bo cause questions ini u risen as to whether tho wldowls not entltlod to dower us well as the bequest made for her in the will and as to whether certain of the trusts are not void us ugulust the statute referring to perpetuities. Any drain ot the Same Grade Will Do. The grain trade of Iho Now York Produco Ex change has agreed with the Brooklyn Wharf nnd Warehousn Company that thn receipts which the company shall hereafter give, for grain shall Iw simply for so many bushels of a specified grade, Herntoforn the grain has bean deiioslteiT In spcelllo stores and the Identical grain had to be delivered on tho presentation of Un receipt. roairrov lakes explosion. IJeut. Bchntnra Finds That It Was Dae to nn Unavoidable Accident. I.lout. Ii 0. Scliumm. Second Artlltory, Aide-de-Camp to Brlg.-Gon. Gillespie, Commandorot tho Dopartmont ot tho East, mado a report to tho General yesterday ot his Investigation Into thocausoot tho explosion in tho Lnuin-Rand powder works nt Poinpton Lnkcs. N. J. Lieut. Bchumtn found that tho explosion, which oo curred In tlio room whoro gutcotton is pre pared, was the result ot an unavoidable ac cident. In this room were flvo mnohtnes In which tho Ingredients ot guncotton were mixed togethor. Each ot Uieso mixers had a capacity of fifty pounds. It waa tho oustom, Immediately after these mixers were set In motion, for every rann In the room to loavo It, Beck n plnco of safety, nud remain there for live minutes, If, nt the end ot five minutes, no oxploslon took place. It was considered safe for tlio men to return. As noar us Lieut. Bchumin could learn, It wns obout throe minutes after tho men left tho room thnt they begun to return on tho dny ot flie oxplo slou. It wns just nttsr a dozen or fifteen had entered the room that tho explosion tookplaoa. Lieut. Bohumm mentioned lu his report tho bravery displayed by members ot tho Third New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, a doachmont of which was guarding the works, after the first explosion took place. He stated that the soldiers, regardless of the warning given by employees, rushed Into the room where tho oxploslon oc curred nnd begnu tho wotk of removing tho dead and wounded and ot putting out tho Ura started by the explosion. Lieut. Schumrn says tho soldiers did their work nt tho imminent risk ot tholr lives aud tho onlywondor Is that more wore not killed. The Lieutenant noted somo of the peculiar offootsot tho explosion. Three or four men who were standing near a wall wore killed, but tho wall was not even indented. In ono build ing tho windows aud doors were blown out, but 500 pounds of guncotton wore not ex ploded. A sentry wns knocked down, but- re ceived no injuries, whllo his gun was carried 100 feet. In another building the window and doors were wrecked, but a wooden parti tion wns left standing without n mnrk, Capt. Asplnwall, superlntendontot tho works, told Lieut. Bchumm that it would bo a mouth batore tho works can turn out 50 per cent, ot the former dally output of smokeless powder. ITALIA XS IXDIOXAXT. A Fubllo School lssou Iletlectlng on tho "ManneiV' of Their People. Bomo of tho leading Italian residonts In Brooklyn havo been much worked up over this lesson in geography, whloh ono of tho tenchors In Publlo School No. 2, at Fourth avenue and Forty-sixth street, wrote ou tho blackboard one day shortly before vacation for the Instruction of her class: 1TAI.T. Location Italy li a peninsula In tho southern part of Europe. Size About one-half as largo as Germany. Oovernment Llmlteil monarchy. llulo-King or tjiteiu; present mlr King Hum btrt. lteliglon Christian. Language Italian. PE0n.E. Manners Not educated, not deiu In person, fond of Jewelry and brlsht colors. Urigmds and crosses seen everywhere. DnEss;. Shepherds woar polntad hats, trimmed with gay cord and Ussels aud pe&coik feathers. There were soveral Italian boys and girls In the school, aud all of them took offeuco at tho description of the "manners" of their peoplo. Somo of them carried veitiatlra copies of the lesson home to their parents, und the result was"a general protest Elvira Garofolo. u daugh ter of D. Gurofolo, an ltullun banker, was a member of the class for whose edification the lesson was displayed She waa In tfcars when she got home thut ufternoon, und her father was Informed of tho In cident. Mr. Gurofolo. after securing nn exact copy ot the lesson, consulted with sonie,other Italians, and In u few days a comjnittee. of which Prof. S. Marehisls was Chutrmun. waa appointed to Investigate the matter. In duo time the committee drew up a protest and for warded It to the School Board of the borough of Brooklyn, and the latter body referred It to tho local committee of School 2. In the pro test the committee characterizes the lesson oa a "serious grievance." by which" th feelings of Indians have been outraged." Continuing, the committee says: "Up to this time nothing has been done to atone for the wrong which our people have suf fered. We therefore submit the mutter at this stage to our board, believing that the consci entious persons who compose that body will givo uaa just hearing and needed redress. "Without giving too much scope to oflr feel ings In the mutter, we eunnot help suylng llrnt calumny aimed at tho people olltuly la un worthy of a Brooklyn school and InlmlciU to that sense of equality and protection which pervades the American mind and heart. When theteucher put thut lesNou ou the bluckboaid sheetruefc nt a land which ehoulil be sumed against Invidious or sinister attack the land of Dante. Columbus, Vlttoriu L'oloniia, Catharine of Sleuna nnd LeoX. , , ,, "All thut we demand Is nu impartial Investi gation. Wo feel sure that your bourd will answer our expectations and remove, a galling inauit offered to u friendly uud distinguished Principal Haskell of the school told the com mittee that the teacher linil no Intention to reflect on the mannera of Itnlluus lu general, but referred to tho colonics of poorltaliuus scattered In tho laige cities and In thu agricul tural districts. This explanation did not HiitWy the committee aud it waa decided to make uu nppeal to tlio School Bonrd. MUD SCOWS AXD STEAMER COLLIDE. Until Scows lluclly Damnged The Steam ship Uninjured. Two mud scows, numbered 10 and 11. owned by James McStlut & Sou of Jersey City, were in collision with the British steamship HIUs brooke In tho Narrows, opjiosito Toit Lafay ette, nt 0:50 o'clock last evening. Tho steam ship was outward bound and tho scows were being towed to thla city by the tugboat Mujor McKluluy, in charge ot Capt. William Norman of 40 Shepard streot, Jersev City. Ths tow lino snapped just before the steamship wns met and tho scowa collided with the HllUbrooko bend on. Beow 10 wns bndly smashed, but did not sink. Scow 11 was so much dtunnged that slio had to bo run ashore ut tho foot of Nlnoty-slxth street. Brooklyn Tho steamship slowed down until an exami nation waa made nud then, us the vessel bud received no damage, Mio continued on her course. The damage to tho scows Is estimated at $3,000. THIRTEEX HORSES UURXllD. A Fire In Jersey City Also Hums n I'nrt of Julia Arthur's Wardrobe, Tho Erlo Transfer Company's stable at Bruns wick nnd Ninth streets, Jersey City, was partly destroyed by lire last night. Thirteen horses were burned to death and two whiu suffocated. Two trunks contulnlngn portion of Ml. Jullu Arthur's wardrobe uud a large assortment of stngo scenery stored on tho second floor were burned. Fourteou other trunks belonging to Miss Arthur were suved. The building Is owned by Henry Itosnor of lt! Chambers street, Jersey City. Tho loss Is estimated at Favors the Centre Street Klevated Inten sion, Edward I.auterbaoh. counsel for tho Brook lyn Elovuted road, appeared before the Rnpld Transit Commissioners yesterday to urge them to make some terms with the Manhattan Com pany whereby the latter could build the con templated oxtonslon of Its tracks nlong Centre street and through Cnnal street to the west side Thu Brooklyn Company is very much in terested in having these additional lines built, us with Its present bridge facilities they would give It un almost direct connection with tho west side of Manhattan Island. No conclusion waa reached, but It is probable that the subject will bo tnken ui ngaln In September, wheu George Gould, President of the Manhattan Conipuny, guts buck from I.uropu, Erasmus Wgb School to II Enlarged, At a special meeting ot the School Board of the borough of Brooklyn yesterday ufternoon plans nnd sjieclflcutlons for an addition to tho Erasmus Hull High School were approved. It will cost about $20,000 and will contain six. teen class rooms, accommodating 4Mi pupils It Is expected the building will bo ready for oc cupancy by Sept. 15, The mem hers of tho board signed u iMUon asking Gov Bluck to approve ft bill permuting tho city to Issue bonds beyond the debt limit whensuoh bonda aro to ba usad for now schools. 'i 10,000 LETTERS A DAT. ftWsal lilts Schsnok Makes n Vigorous Iia',fo tllSsBSBsi a Break In ths KndlM Chain. kHflsslH Bibti.ok. L. I.. July lsV Ten thousand-mora ' P flH lettors wore received at the Post Office ttf-dnr mHB for Miss Nathalie Schenbk, ho granddaughter BlfiaH of Matthow Morgan, who started an endless f WfjH chain for tho benefit ot trie Red Cross Booletjr jS IKHH and who wishes now that It would como too, m MflH too- ff KU Miss Sylvia Btrong Is devoting her time. to SlKVssfl aiding Miss Behenok In assorting the letters, Qj K Tldrty-threo hundred dollars Is tho amount so SI igHB far forwarded to ths eooletyand nlfcmt $1,000 JM$ JH more Is In hand as near as oan bostlmntd. m fM Mr. Morgan said this evening: " Put It In groat Si UH big tyro that we want tlthyjAam stopped. I (16 fj JMssB not think this fact has be'eh Impressed on ths m WkM publlo inlud sufficiently. Wo. cannot and will m KjlH not handle thla matter much longer. To-llay.' M m!WM mall is ns big as any previous day's, and Jus) SI Kl when or where It will endiT do nptkfiow. I (Xf K24H am tired out tfom having worked all day out- Jig HH ting letters. Wo have In sight mora mono jj Vl Sinn we ever dreamed of. and wo teal wo hava m (WrH one our part in this ohaRMmsundertaVlnu. ffl lEaH "Wo havo not. howeven rsoolTOd 100.000 m WHM lettors, as has been stated. Ten thousand csolt m jlffB day for the list four dayo Is thpiargest number (fl OKM we havo resolved. Prior toifcltthey tvuinbersdl Hit W for sovoral days tfom, lOOQto aQOiOxo, M Hi PfS sorted yesterday's mall tq-dar and found that ffl) MH nearly every let-tor contatned a dime. Woara ill HftklaV nowhtro near the end ot our task It wo did not h,l JSJlM receive another letter, us tliers Is a quantity of n I f.lJjM mall matter that Is stored away whew we? hava i rB not seen it, ns woll ns tha big beon barrtl whloh Jiy MM arrived to-day and sarde other boxoa and, J ,i I '? baskets that we have not had time towok atJ' J 1" j ;fH Postmnstor Dowdon ond Deputy, Tcijy.r t HE it IS able by hard work to keenthr maoldftsryof h J ,! i f office m running ordorwlth ths aid of special It ?p .-,' help, but begin to feel tho strain, ana dooJaj-O I "Mass1 that they cannot stand It muoh longer. p (pHH SoldlersExpeUedfromn'CnurohfnriynnelnftV M, SffiH Pirrsnuno. July 14. Tho Prcsbriortsi p II'eM church atQrove City haaoxpelledseToratmemi J tUiJjH bers for dancing. Six arS volurttoor soldiers aft lififlH Fort 8horldan. The danco was hold last win f dillijH ter. Thoy havo been notified ot tholr dismissal , IS KARISE IXTELLIOEXCB. i iPT'fl - 'M'Vll imrtvrrnx iMUjuc-rnw bit. S'lRiaB Bunrlsst.... 418unseU.. 7 OB Moon rlss. 14 ''d, nmtf wATinims dat. I ' H Btnilynook. 6 28 I Oov.Isl'd. 0 00 1 Hill GHU.. TS&J7 j, ll , H Arrlved-TiiDMDiT, July 14. 1 - MF I Bs Germanlq, UcKlnstry, Liverpool Jttly'O an 'A i ffl Quceuton7th. JB 'JfF f,M K Hflila. Tlmmwn, Copenbacan Juna 3S n W ., S ChrialUnsMid July I. " ) 6s UriltJh Ehiir, t'reetb. Antwerp. 1U' ;'.' H Hi LlTorno, Bode, Hsmbnra. SfRUStaaml Hi Old Domnilen, Tai'ley. Norfolk. ISfi'Villiial Bi Aunts, Utue, liaHlinoro. lBptlnlaBB Bs lUckmond, lllller. Norfolk. JJi i (KM Bs Alid-rn, Mtnoii, New Orleans. nK tC lH HsPhiaUs. Csrmsn.PlilIsileliiUls. K fSVM Bs Henrlrtte n.. Bern. Barbadoes. ' nt fffj'9 S Ellzsbetli Rlekmers, Wi-rntt liinxdelphla, j KKH S Dlut-UtlJs, uimrins, ltalttoore. . , tjtl JpJ Ha Uoldsboro, Townsrnd, Philadelphia. m tXtlH BUlp Fldallo, llndc nborg. Bremen. IkKhH IFor later arrivals see First Pag. m nlfjH iniuvKD odt. , Tp wiH Rs BrltAiinic, from New York. Onjanstown. JM Mlafl Hh PalaUe, rrom New fork, at Uunburg. tJvJfi'jBB Bs LaurelwooiV from Uuelva far New Xork, at Bt llfeRyf'W illchaels. ,.... 5ffi'.VB Bs Uous llsria. from New Tor, MFanl. ' j ji, ! Bs Bervla, from New York, at LbmfoooL 1M 11 Bs ItAUlna, from New York, at Falmouth. jW IR'iiB Bs Talbot, from New York, at London. 13? '; Bs PfcouIc. from New York, at Trieste. jit.LiilitsI BsManar, from New York,at Antwerp. 3S35Ms1 Bs Tenby, from New York, at Antwerp. !K UfJ. Bs Amsterdam, from New York, at liortordam. JFbMM BarE AUilou, IruaKtv York. U Dablln. jCj ItS ruszn. ' a,l!:.sl Bs Jersey Olty, from New York f o Bristol, puseati fMSrlsH Brow Head. . .. . . J, -tffKilsBB S Britannia, from Naples fox KewYork, passed WiiUfssi Bs Brltiali Queen, from Antwerp fox NrwYqrk, ffi WSlsii passed Isle of Wight. BS'fi&M Bs St. Maraock. from Antwerp for New Yqrkv aSEslsW passed Isle of Wight. . .Jt M H Bs Aral, from Sew Yoi for Dover, passed Priwlsn, filMlH SsForeland, from New York for Hamburg. paea p SEftjB Prawlel'umt. i t, . . iSiSaiilSll Bs Edam, from NswToik f or HotteMsm, passed j TOD H Bs Brinuinlc, from New Xotk for Llwpool, pauedf nffl? fl 9aWCiuirlI, from New York farllotteroam, passed ffi 4H Trawle lolut. SS W.H SfOliEM. i i H Ship Bcuce, from NeVrYork foi Dona Hong, Jan Kif. 'flH lt, lat. 33 north, longr 38 west. Ii '1 siiLiD nio roaaios voan. , i , Bs Brooklyn City, from Swansea f orNew York. 'M tU BsABiefta. from BbJeide for N York. !' 4B BsJWsconono. from BunderUo for Jav York. v '?. Ba Islaud, from Qopealiagen for New York, ! $! Bs Mlnnewaska, from Lonflgn for ev York. ; li ': 8 Alcxandra.-fromtondonfdr Nsw York. i;j 'll Be I'to, from Progre so for New York. -, ' li '.;'. Be Ollvcdtne, from Port flpaln for New York. . ' '.h'U B CTUirio. from guesnstown for New York. ii Wf BsVferkendam. from Amsterdam for New York. . j I Jf9 Bn Critic, from Inuidee for N;V York. ' lt!tS Ba Delaware, frJin Avcnmouui fcr New York. xfti :! ; ' "$m iulbb moil poHtmo ronT. rjt; I5B Bs Naeoochee, from Bavann&h for New York. r , rtf.B ft j, H Hail Te-Dax. ffi Sl MonEOUsn. 01airnw V no I'll" J i ,MB llt-nry ljumoU. Haytl 1000AM 12 00 M f V K,M Hilary, flarbadon 2 00PM ilKT5S I 11 $M Curlk. CUacltstuu fj S fjf M Colorado, Brunswick ! 300 Pat J KM'B Satl To-Xonvm. 0 VfiM Campania, Liverpool H0O,Ar :oopjt .IliWias! La Brelairui'. Uatr 7 00AM KirmAJJ U if Maasdaui, Ilotterd.Mii 8 00AM liMK) A M && mM FurnesiJa, Cllusguw luuoAM 1S0OM 3M (! Patrta, Uamburt 1 a an P ST. Saj ( Victoria. lAiudon ... a i&taBI Idaho, Hull , . .. .... SSTi Athos. KlUKStonr 1060 Kit UOOM W ilM Areouua. Meilt-o .. . 10 8UAM i 00 p JJ BR' El Mar, New Orloaus 8 (10 P St JBIb g SiHi TiKid-j, Jut, u. WiSim Seminole, Charleflon UOOPlI H Fffl(9 lKCoaiiKa sTxainoiirs. 'T-MfsM Vut To Van. Wmm BorreDto Haiubunr JnneS LffiB nmixirla Olbrultar. . ..... ..-.. iuneJO df'tdH BtmluoU Jm'kionvlUr Jnkcll jJi'llT'B Blaanmudeu ltwtti-roTrtm Jury 1 J ltV.fl El Dorado ".. New Urrcuas. .. . July 10 W'rSfH Pus Saturday, Julg It, i1'pS Vmbrla IJrsrppol -Tilly 'll'SB Aiona Antwerp .'ulr a ihltfSB Cliepaptate a... TVniJun July J ftMfl Linda OUbraltaf. July a I15rit9 Tallahassee 8aaunh .. . . .Ildr I 'ftlflSiB Wells City'... Bwausi. , Jlly a IlISM Dm SmiiJay, July IT. liiiVli'M FreilcrtckdorOioSst Bremeu JiilvlJ 'iftifS'B LNuare .Ifcivr July 1 dHlW'-S llotttnlam ItiXtlrdAiu July 5 OT;ta' I'tlnjlleKeiitLiittpoUftUreiiKii -Inly 3 SjJ.fi.lJa liulgirfa Danibuw July i ilFjtra Nacoochiu . ... Hiunuah July 1 :'j!!;i'M Vut Monday. July, IS. snVrm Iloadlcfa Iiudixi July T llSfifrisl MatiMoba. Indon July 7 liilMll Amtilca r. .lA)tidon July 9 IwfiE Chester HoutLuiuplou July a MOVti'm Ciifii- Liverpool July SltlAM pnutw (ilbruliar , .July 4 fjIP'-S IaVeJnie -r I-urU Jl y iiiSfl Kl Monto New OrlMum July 19 Jllll JX( Tu'ulay. July U. Ttllii'l Frlesland Antwerp.. i!"J5'.? Srifi itfl Altai .... Port IJmou Jmj 13 y stm UolstfJn JamV J--?aJjri? Mt li lMlycarp llarbadopn July 11 tf- j m Ihu Wtinoday, July 10. Jlji M-fl Mertila Bt. I.acfs, July la MK WM AITKi:N,-Airatral)eUi,N.J.,otilheMthlmt.,af( ft j: 0fl a few days' Illness, Ifrnry AAkaii, aed 78 years. i 'rt&m Fiiiieral from his lain rcoldjnre, Sia.IUhwsy av gj on Baturday afternoon, at tr.io ot 1k k. l' nntyl- a II S$M vaiiki It. It. tndiUcaves Nw York for Houth F.llta. , K i h , bth at a 30. Krienss are kindly twineetea a M ,-j. ? oiult tlowrrs. 1 r, K KAL'FlAN.TSuddnlr, nn July in. Frerterlek, a - beloved sou of lloealle aid tlw late Iopold Kauf- tm 'hi maun, lu his 2Sth yir. Kg. W Tuuoral froui Ua late rtsidenoe, J 1 F-u-t UOth St., WR $ Frifla) nivniiiig. July If., at Id ifib.tk Be- in; SUATTI't'.K, At Ltuoi, Maes., on VCrdnesday, 1. July 13, lUfs, Ellfalistti t'sivjlns Bhflluek wife sSJeb lit the late wilUaru B BMatlVifk, and daughter of 'fflfifc the late Albert O. and Ivucy lUeharAeon, 91 Funeral services at Trinity Clmn)li, Lenox, Mass., S JS July IB, at half put oVlock, Interment at JBiilH OreenwoodCtuieterr. sstll TAYLOH.- -After abort Ulnees, at the resldenri) of M lit, his grandmother, Mas. Jeremiah Ciirlln, West (. .l End, Ijub Branch, Jf. J.. Jtreiolah U. Taylor, in i, Avr the Sltt year of his i&e, t mil Interment at the convenient of tho family S Mi WINANH.-OnTiiMday. July 1J, William Wlnsns, fl. 1 I'unereJ service at his late resldrnm, 31 Hsrl st., K Islf.' Jiruoalju, on Kridsy evening at Bo'cloi.1.. lulu. U H uic nt prlrate. li I'll ffi pfciw'l oticrjs. fijJi nr.m'fTujN kvli:. B !i Sri acirri'ii (im.y 110-.F., Z c lu fi ir.nM . f 11 (j hum t h B r r : ' ' If 1 ll Jflcu: Sublicatiouc. 1 j 1 occ -Marryat'e "Peter BlmpW "Tc rirnd," I'M -O UaxwcU' " Capt. llUie.'' il'UAll, iUl OtU ar, , H