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t THE SUN, TttESPAY, OCTOBER 4, 189ft.
TRY TRICKS 0Htee8fifiHV TAMMANY OFWCTiW MT1' OJf wipt wnJBp.' eOllin Boot Charge Stil alWMtloue and Kt traordlnarr PreeaWtai la th Ortl erarl a-TMUrM J' ; bui While SITeVs I gjnglln Aet- The singular speotani of an officer of thf oKr attempting to prevent a oltlsen from pay Its; hl taxes was presented yesterday In Pari in. of the Supreme Court when Assistant Corporation Counsel John N. Ward, appear Inc for the Commissioners of Taxes and As, aassmenta. aought to further their effort to prevent the discontinuance of the cert tlorarl proceedings brought by Ool. Theodor Roosevelt's attorners without 'his knowledge to review the assessment of his personal es tate for taxation in this olty. It added to the singularity of the proceeding to have the charge mad In open court by Col. Roose velt's counsel that the case was improperly on the calendar, that the Corporation Counsel had never notified CoL Roosevelt's attorneys oCthe hesring. that no raeorfl ot t? Ming of aot of Issue was on the court records, where it should have been, and that the only reason Col. Roosevelt was represented in court at all was beoause the newspapers had an nounced that the cose was coming up. When the certiorari proceedings were brought Mr. Roosevelt, as Colonel of the First Volunteer Cavalry, was fighting before San tiago de Cuba. Before taking the field he had Written this letter to his cousin and attorney : J"avt Department. I Washington. March 2.r. 18P8. ( Mr. John F. Iloofrell.i kl. and 40 Wall Street, Xm . .York City. Pear Jack: I do not want to lose my vote thh fall, and therefore I will just pay the pen alty and pay those taxes In New York. Is It I practloal to alter matters bo as to have me taxed at Oyster Bay? Would this be practical or not? If not. then I will pay in New York, anyway. I do not want to seem to sneak out of. anything, nor do I wish to lose my vote two years in succession. Won't you. then, ask Douglas to go over my taxable property and see If I cannot get off for less than $50, 000? That Is an outrageous price and absurd to pay. I am very much obliged for what you nave done. We are all on edge about the re port here. Faithfully yours. TuKonoitE Roosevelt. His attorneys decided to dispute the assess ment in this elty and without consultation his first venture in the political neut. No Democrat so far could be found willing to make the race In the Fifth district, where there Is an overwhelming Republican majority, and the convention was adjourned until Friday Dirht. Mitchell May. a popular voung Hebrew law yer, was nominated In the Sixth district. HEX A TON WHITE RKXOIUIXATRD. The Name of Col. Roosevelt Received with Wild Cheers and Applause. SvuAi-i-hi.. Oct. 3 The Republican County Convention, hold in tills i-ily to-day. unani mously renominated Honntor Horace White. Several former members of the McKlnloy League were prominent In the convention, and spoke ludorslng Senator White as a candi date upon whom tile party In Onondaga would have iin difficulty in uniting, it was a most nthuslastlc convention, and references to Theodore ltoosevelt by all of the speakers were received witli wild cheers atul iilab-i. Hon ator White, in aeeeptlhg the kninlimTinii. paid an eloquent tribute to Col. ltoosevelt.and said: "It is my earnest hope that I in ay be per mitted to join Oov. Hoosevelt In hls'lshora to purify, t Mrcngthuu. to elovute our institu tions. I believe the people of this oounty will realize that they can he best served by electing those who ean labor in harmony with him t Able, independent, and frailew. t Iw election of Theodore Roosevelt will mark a new iiWltl the politics of thin Stato. ',A bagad and , liberal policy will mark hlscourset'a MtmHesVferiergy will characterize his, efforts, ilia nomination waa the result of no wirepulling or scheme ; it wai an overwhelming uprising of the people, a splendid wave of patriotic enthusiasm for one whose character is u guarantee lor faithful ser vice, whose bravery has been tested upon the awful fields of war. Justice Van lVjrk's Resignation Takes Ai.BANT.Oet.3-ligaqu)Utfo)-uins Tan Wyek of Brooklynt tfcs Detndtiotlo nomi nee for Governor, as a Justice ot the Supreme Court, was filed with the boerotanr W (State to day. The resignation takes effsot immediately. i wJi ,0oJ. Booavt1t br Mm erttorart pro eeedlng. Whan Ool. Roosevelt returned and heard of this he directed that the proceed ing be discontinued. The Commissioners of Taxes refused to assent. Such refusal was most unusual and could he explained only on the ground that, being Tammany officehold ers, they hoped to extraet some small political capital out of the ease. J On the refusal of the Tax Commissioners to consent to a discontinuance of the unauthor ized proceedings. Mr. Roosevelt's attorneys. John E. Roosevelt and James A Speer. went before Justice Cohen on Saturday and got aa order directing the Commissioners to show cause why they should not consent. This order is returnable before Justice Smyth in Part I. of the Supreme Court on Monday, Oct. 10, and Justice Cohen directed In granting It that the original proceeding be stayed until the healing and determination on the order to show cause. Nevert helessTthe certiorari proceedings were put on the calendar In Fart III. yesterday, Mr. Rooeerelt's attorneys were not notified that the certiorari proceedings were to come up, and it was only through accident that they learned of it When they were oalled Ellhu Root, who appeared for Col. Roosevelt, in formed Justice Daly of the pending order to show cause, which stayed the certlorlarl pro ceeding. Mr. Root added that there were two things he wished to say. One was that the certiorari proceeding had been begun while Mr. Roosevelt was at Santiago de Cuba and without his knowledge: that immediately on his return to New York he had directed its discontinuance: that a stipulation to that ef fect in the ordinary form had been sent to the Corporation Counsel, who had refused to con sent. This. Mr. Root said, was a wholly un precedented thing. Accordingly, an order to show cause why the city should not consent to a discontinuance hod been obtained with a stay of proeeding" In the meantime, and that slay was still In force. The hearing on the order to show cause had been put over until Monday, tho 10th. "The other thing to be said," Mr. Root went on. "Is that this case was Improperly on the calendar: that the Corporation Counsel has never given to Mr. Roosevelt's attorneys any notice of the hearing of the case: that no rec ord of the filing of a note of Issue appears on the records of the court where it belongs, and that the only reason why Mr. Roosevelt's rep resentatives happen to be here at all Is be cause they saw In a newspaper that the oase was on the calendar." Mr. Root said that it was an extraordinary combination of circumstances that the Cor poration Counsel should refuse to permit the discontinuance of a case against the city, that the cae should be surreptitiously put on the HEW JERSEY REPUBLICANS. Acting Governor Voorhees Mny Resign as State Senator This Week. The New Jersey Republican State Commit tee met in the committee rooms in the Pru dential building at Newark yesterday after noon and again elected Franklin Murphy Chairman, in spite of his previous declination. He was not present, but was elected unani mously. The other members present were William Bettle ot Camden. J. H. Conger of Middlesex. H. A. Potter and H. M. Doremua of Essex. A. Blair Kclsey of Warren. Blchard B. Reading of Hunterdon, A. M. Bradshaw of Ocean. T. W. Tronchard of Cumberland. George Hires of Salem, John J. Gardner of At lantic, R. T. Goodman of Sussex. C. E. Breok enridge of Bergen. John P. Landrine and E. 8. Wooley of Hudson. John Eean of Union and Charles N. Robinson of Camden, the colored member of the committee. Acting Gov. Voorhoes was present, as were congressman R Wayne Parker. Charles N. Fooler, and Mahlon Pitney. The Acting Gov ernor had selected Congressman Fowler as a member at large to take the place of Darker Gummere and Congressman Pitney acted for George W. Richards of Dover. Vloe-Prosi-dent Garret A. Hnhart entered after the meet ing opened and wus greeted with applause. He said that tho condition of party affairs In New Jersey was hlehly satisfactory. August tin 8. Burlier, Jr.. of G'oueester coun ty was unanimously chosen as permanent Sec retary and W. Scott Snvder was again made Assistant Secretary. Tho post of Treusurer of the committee was again iendered to John Kean of Union, and he declined It. The va cancy will be filled by tho Executive Commit tee. There was some informal talk about Acting Gov. Voorhees resigning as State Senator from Union county, but no definite action was taken, though the oommitteo agreed that it would he better to resign now than later on. It is believed that Senator Voorhees will re sign this week. After the meeting of the committee ad journed, the Executive Committee went into session and Major Anderson presided. Mr. Franklin Murphy was elected Chairman after Vice-President Hobart resigned. Mr. Murphy Is expected home to-day and another meeting will be held to-morrow. COLORED DEMOCRATS MEET TO-DAY. New York Delegates Left Last Night for the Convention In Syracuse. A convention of Afro-American Democrats of the State will be held In Syracuse to-day, and about 200 New York delegates left for that city last night. The delegatos assembled in tho headquarters of the United Colored De mocracy ot Tammany Hall at 153 West Fifty second street and marched to Fifth avenue and then to Fifty-eighth street, passing the Demo cratic Club, where the parade was applauded by a number of Democrats. The delegates then inurehed to Forty-Second street ana left ovor tho West Shore Railroad for Syracuse. Mayor J. K. McGuireof Syracuse will deliver an address of welcome to tho delegates. The convention will be called to order by Charles E. Brown of Now York, the Chairman of the State Afro-American DcniocratlcC'ommlttce. James A. Ross of Buffalo will be the temporary Chair man of the Convention and Dr. J. E. W. Thomp aon. ex-United States Minister to Hayti. will be the permanent Chairman. The convention will Indorse tho nominees of the Democratic party. BROOKLYN BEX ATE NOMINEES. Republican Candidates Named Last Night Only One Kenouutnatlou. , Ths Republican Senatorial conventions In ! Brooklyn were held last sight, and although the official primaries had pretty elearly fore shadowed the result there were few lively con tests, the rival candidates having meantime entered into combinations to upset the slates. These were the successful candidates: Third District-George J. Hardy. Fourth -David F.Davis. Fifth-Robert L, Bruokett. Sixth-William H. Zlegler. Huventh Edward SchTeuter. Eighth Henry Marshall. Ninth -Julius L. Wleman. Mr. Wleman was the only one of the three Republican Senators who received a renoml nation. Senator Wray having gut a setback at the primaries and Senator Brush not having any desire to return to Albany. I " " ' " , i 1. 1 ,i ' ' i ' calendar In a wr which was not entered on the records tit the aoar. annthet the attempt should be. made to bring It on without any no Mee to CoiJlooeevelt. ae the law require. probably I had better set this down for Oct 11 and see what justice Smyth doe, said Ju.atlee Daly. "It may relieve us." "1 do not want any course to be taken." said Mr. Root, ''which concedes that this owe 1 properly on the calendar, so if your Honor sets It down for Get. 11, you do It against my objection that It does not belong there. It would be Interesting to know when the note of issue was filed." "Oh Sept. 21. to the best of my recollection, said Mr. Ward. "It would be interesting for me to know on what you base your statement that tho 'records show that no note of Issue was died." "Upon the statement of the gentleman who examined them." replied Mr. Boot, promptly, "You. did not examine them yourself?" 7$o. sir." said' Mr. Root, "i say that I filed It and paid the elerk's fee." said Mr. Ward. "It is extraordinary." repeated Mr. Root, "the refusal of the Corporation Counsel to a discontinuance In the ordinary method, a thing 1 never knew of before and 1 do not be lieve that your Honor did the failure to give us any notice of this proceeding, and the fact that It got on the calendar without any thing in the record of the court to show a filing of the note of issue at the proper time." "I deny that," said Mr. Ward. "1 ask your Honor to permit me to go to the record" ""mtt DEPARTMENT OF FINAN CE, CITOXg NEW YORK. JfAMB-..Vts5??yT( .. 0OU0M OT MMfMflTTA .cf'rosS4f 99 ftHAHMftS ST WBT Stewart BurKSn. eVHfnr by csftk 'sirsnate. f FOI TwCEs$, 3Q8. Ntk-NartaetoeiewfflHMrtMhitftvtm3uuagt Jf flair, a.OI per cgfrtum. r-tUetto-DI,mAtUyHt-Tlrtlrntr'l''tyt. vou. wwe. f J VMlT! T I J? 0 ' Dwt fn. - I i isv ssmmmatolssnMssaeM ' To Tsk on FrtisW rn.tf'' . I -nF J Bom.M0cf lf y DEDUCTION vkty.XZ.. T jfC'S A PLEASE PRESERVE THIS Bilk. fMrlm ofTaoert. WIU wT f tvtuTd by malt only wtwh Ik payment h acrompanfet by an acWrettrd envr1oyl(h jlBfX-aU. RECEIPT FOR ROOSEVELT'S TAX. PAID IN SPITE OP TAMMANY. BROOKI.YX CONGRESS NOXINXES. The Democratic Candidates Tfere Named Last Night A Machine Slate. The Doraocratlo Congress conventions in Brooklyn were held last night, and Were for the most part tame gatherings, their work having been already cut out by the now all powerful Willoughby street machine. A week ago there were probably a dozen aspir ants for the nomination In tho Second district, including ex-District-Attorney James BW. Rldgway. James O. Cleveland, and Alden 8. Swan, but an obscure dark horse In the person of John J. Fitzgerald, a young law Byer of the Seventh ward, carried off the prize without even the sign of a struggle. The decree that he should be named had only been sent out three hours ahead of the meeting of the convention, and all the other candidates pre cipitately withdrew. Mr. Matthew J. McKennn. who is also young, and without doubt a good deal of a patriot, was guilty of an Indiscretion in his speech nomi nating Mr. Fitzgerald, for which he is likely to be " called down." ss It promulgated idens not altogether In harmony with prevailing Demo cratic doctrine. He declared that wherever the flag had been righteously unfurled In the re cent glorious war "there It should remain." and the grand work of Dewey should not be undone. . , The sentiment elicited a worm outburst of applause from the spectators in tho nailery, but Mr. McKenna's fellow delegates on tho floor were slunlflcsntly nnnppreclatlvo. In the Third district Concrcssmnn John H. grlggs had a vnl';over for a renominatlon. e was eluded lust yoor to 1111 tho unexpired term of Congressman Wilson, his victory over Willlnm II. Promlergast. the Republican candi date, resulting from tho unfurtunute party complications in tho Mayoralty contest. This Iear the Republican iiuvn again given Mr. 'randi'igaat a nomination, and as the district iss a normal Republican majority of over 3.0K). Mr, Driirgs in not likely to return to K Washington os Its representative. In th Fourth district Capt. Bertram C. Clay ton of Troop c was nominated with a hurrah. He docs not live in the district, but this draw back, in the estimation of the Democratic lead ers, was more than counterbalanced bv bis fine military record Capt. Clayton organized tho troop and accompanied It to Porto Rico. Ho spent over a week in tho hospital after his re turn. He Is a West Point graduate, and this Is "I do not doubt that It la there now." Mr. Root said. "You mean to insinuate when I aay I filed it on the 21st" Mr. Ward began. "I will put the case down for the 11th." broke in Justice Daly, ending the dismission. Mr. Root Bald he objected to this course. but would submit to the court. Mr. Ward said that there was nothing po litical in the Corporation Counsel's attitude, but that he didn't want to have tho city re ceive Col. Roosevelt's money "unless it could be shown plainly that Col. Roosevelt was a resident of the State." While this argument was going on in the Supreme Court the taxes on SftO.Oi1, the amount at which Col. Roosevelt's personal property was assessed In this city, were paid to the Receiver of Taxes In tho Stewart build ing. The taxes amounted to $1.1X15. Pay ment was made by means of n certified check, paid to the Receiver by tho Title Guarantee and Trust Company, acting as Col. Roose velt's agents. The law provides that a rebnre shall be made to all persons who pay their taxes promptly. Yesterday was the first day on which taxes were receivable, and Col. Roosevelt reoelved SI). 72 change from the city in recognition of his promptness. This Is the tax: which the Corporation Counsel appears to be engaged in trying to prevent Ool. Roose velt from paying, and over which the court proceedings reported ahove arose. The Re ceiver of Taxes did not hesitate about accept ing the money' and a facsimile of tne receipt given to Col. Roosevelt is here given. BALLOTS FOR -NEW YORK SOLDIERS. The Machinery for Taking Their Totes Has Been Completed. Ai.niN-r. Oct 3. Secretary of State Palmer has completed the machinery for taking ths votes of New York State soldiers at the front at this fall's election with the exception of dis tributing the ballots, which will be done this week. The Secretary expects that he will have to furnish ballots for the First Regiment, now stationed at Honolulu ; the Twelfth, at Lexing ton: the Twenty-second, at Fort Slocum: the Forty-seventh, at Fort Adams (now ordered to Porto Rico); the Sixty-ninth, at Huntsvllle. Als.. and the 201st, 202d. and 203d regiments, at Camp Meade. The Secretary of State has al ready secured a registration list of the voters in these regiments, with the exception of the Twelfth and the 201st. which are expected this week. The Secretary anticipates no trouble in getting the ballots and nominations to the above-named regiments, though thore may be some doubt as to whether the blank ballots will reach the Astor flattery at Manila In time. Copies of the Soldier Voting law. registry list anil the necessary instruc tions were forwarded to the commanding offi cer of this battery some weeks ago, but the registry lists have not yet been returned from thore. For this reason the Secretary of State has no knowledge as to how many of that bot tery are residents and entitled to vote In this State. However, oven though the official blank bnllots do not reach Manila, there is a provision in the law whereby the soldiers may vote on unofficial ballots and the nominations will be cabled there by the Secretary of State via Hong Kong. The Secretary of State has been advised from Washington that the Second, Third. Kiehth. Ninth. Fourteenth, Sixty-fifth and Seventy llrst regiments mid the three batteries will un doubtedly be mustered out in time for the members to vote at their homes on election day. It Is estimated that between 10,000 and 11.000 men from this State will be in the volunteer service about election time and that about 7,500 are voters. The Seoretary of State Is having 15.000 ballots printed, as he must fnrnlsh two for each voter. The Secretary of State says he will have no trouble in roanhlng any of the regiments which may be sent to Porto Rico or Cuba. Jflt WALKER'S COAT AND TEMTKR. The Congressman Renominated In Spite of Capt. Cochran's Attack. WoBcgsTE. Mass.. Oct. 3. Congressman Joseph H. Walker was nominated for the sixth time by the Republicans ot the Third Con gressional district here to-day. The feature of the convention waa an attack made upon the Congressman by Capt. J. M. Cochran of Bouthbrldge. who said that Mr. Walker was not the best man available. "He has ability and a temper," said Capt. Cochran. "He loses his temper. He lost it onoe in Congress. He is not calm or consider ate, and In consequence his finance hill Is no further along to-day than It was five years ago. Mr. Walker lias s nationalreputatlon.lt Is true, but ho got It by taking off his cost In debate." The opposition received only 10 votes, how ever, to Wnlkor's 89. Samuel McCall was unanimously renomi nated for a fourth term In Congress from the Kiglith district. Monmouth County Democrats Dodge BryanUm. I.oxo Bbakch, N. J.. Oct. 3. The Monmouth County Democratic Convention, held at Free hold this afternoon, nominated the following tloket without opposition : For County Clerk, Theodore Atimeck of Keyport: Assemblymen. 1) Druiiiinond Woolley of Long Branch. Joseph C. Heyer of Holmdel snd J. L. llutcher of Fsrmingdate. The convention ratified the platform on which Elvln W. Crane was nomi nated for Governor, without reference to the silver issue. A Small-Hopes Civil Service Examination. One hundred candidates for places as Post Office clerks or carriers underwent a civil ser vice examination yesterday in room 173 In the Federal building. The namos of such of the candidates as pass will be added to the list of those awaiting appointment. This list already includes over 1,000 applicants from this city. Ths popular Uate and how 1U lanoaao spreads is strikingly Indicated in the widespread 11 tip sail by crittcaTalv drinkers tor Evans' aU-Jdv. wmmmWkm m CITS FALLING INTO LINE. wilt. svrroRT RmrvBT.iCANS won SENATE AND ASSEMBLY TThen the Nominations Ave Good Bnnngh, and Will Have We General Legislative Ticket Republicans Kxpected In Tom to Nominate Daly, Cohen and Odell. Tho" Cits decided last night at the Twenty third street headquarters not to nominate full legislative ticket in this city hut to en dorse the Republican candidates, where they were found to be up to the moral standard re quired by the Cits. In return the Republi cans, it Is understood, are to nominate Jus tices Daly and Cohen nndJHamllton Odell for the Supreme Court. These candidates have already been named by the Citizens' Union. This arrangement will undoubtedly strengthen the Republican ticket In the Assembly and Senate districts and will be a sad blow to Tam many. Everett P. Wheeler, who, as a member of the Bar Association, has been endeavoring for some time to bring about some such agree ment.Vald last night that he would not be sur prised now If the Citizens' State Party with drew ltaState ticket. Isaac II. Klein, known also as Kleiner Isaae said that he guessed not. The Cits' '.Campaign Committee passed this "Nrtnlrfh. That the Citizens' Union make no nominations this fall exoept for Justices of the Supreme Court in the First Judicial de- Ement, comprising the boroughs of Mnnhat and the Bronx, and for a Judge of the Cltr rt of New York! that it oo-operate in refer ence to such nominations with the Committee Si Judicial Nominations of the Bar Assocla on of the city ot New York, with the view of nominating suoh candidates for judicial office as shall be approved by the bar of the city of New York. Irrespective of political affiliations, and that In making such nominations ths union will select from those nominated by other organizations suoh persons as in their opinion, after a conference with eald Commit tee on Judicial Nominations, shall appear to be most fitted for the judiolal offloos for whloh they may be respectively nominated." Mr. Klein got this added: Provided, nowever. that separate nomina tions for the Senate and Assembly may be made in separate Senatorial and Assembly districts. If In the judgment of the Executive Committee and the district committees ot such Assembly districts it is expedient so to do." At a meeting of the Central City Commit tee a letter was prepared in reply to the letter sent to the committee by Charles Stewart Smith. John B. Pine and others last week pro testing against the use of the name and em blem of the union in a State campaign. A letter was received from Paul Fuller ot the Independent Citizens' Committee" releasing the Central Committee from its pledge of tho See of its name and emblem on the Indopen ent State ticket, whloh. as Mr. Fuller puts it. Col. Roosevelt "deserted." VAN WYCK NOT TAT.KINO. Republicans Interested in the Vacancy on the Supreme Court Bench. Augustus Van Wyok. the Democratic nomi nee for Governor, had many callers. Includ ing a small army ot reporters, at his home, 172 Hancock street, Brooklyn, yesterday morn ing. After telling tho reporters that he could not answer any questions for the present, he slipped around the corner to his barber's for a brush-up and on his way back to his house stopped at a drug store for a glass of soda. An hour later he again emerged from the house accompanied by Mrs. Ynn Wyck. They took a trolley car for Manhattan, and separating at this side of the bridge. Candidate Ynn Wyck went to the City Hall and joined his brother, tho Mayor. Mr. Van Wyck was back In Brook lyn early In the afternoon and spent a few hours in tho Court House and Brooklyn Club. He was stopped every few stops he took In the neighborhood of the borough hall to receive handshakes and congratulations. Tne Republican managers are much Inter ested In the choice by Gov. Rlack of n succes sor to Justice Van Wyck fur his unexpired term. Col. Mlohael J. Dady, the Chairman of tho Executive Committee, went to Albany yes terday in tho interest, it was said, of Fred A. Ward, who Is one of the leading candidates for a judiciary nomination. There are several other Republican leaders who strongly favor ex Senator Charles H. Russell, and the Governor is also likely to hear from them. As Justice Jesse Johnson Is slated for renominatlon. the other place on the ticket will almost assured ly go to either ex-Senator Russell or Mr. Ward. The choice of the Governor may have a determining effect on the notion of the con vention. Little reliance was placed in the rumor circulated yesterday that Gov. Black might name Senator Lexow. It is understood by the Democratic managers that Candidate Van Wyck proposes to make a number of speeches during the campaign and that his first appearance on the platform will be at the Academy of Music In Brooklyn next Monday night. Just as soon as Mr. Van Wyck sets the ball rolling, twenty-one rallies, one for each election district, are to be held each night in that borough. Two JEnthuslastlo Ratification Meetings. There was a mass meeting of the Republi cans ot the Eleventh Assembly district at 205 West Tbirtyfourth street last night. A large crowd was present and the speakers were heartily cheered. Jacob Fowler presided. Reso lutions indorsing the nomination of Theo dore Roosevelt were adopted amid great en thusiasm. The Riverside Republican Club held a ratifi cation meeting last night at 157 West Seventy seventh street. All the Republican voters in the Twenty-first Assembly district turned out to attend. The names ot Col. Roosevelt and other candidates on tho State tlokot were heartily cheered. President Armitage Mat thews presided at the meeting. MOTHER CAT SETTLED IT. Fight for Possession of a Mouse by Two Kittens Kndtid When She Came. The usual crowd was seated at the tables In a Park row hennery shortly before midnight and the waiters were putting in their busiest hour serving " beef and" when the shrill squeal of a mouso, followod by the plainttvo mow of a tnbby. startled every one In tho place. Almost Immediately a mouso darted out of the kitchen, hotly pursued by a little black and white kitten, whloh In its headlong flight oamo out of the kitchen head over heels. Straight for t be cashier's counter the mouso made, with the kltton catching up at every jump. Finally the kitten made a spring and captured the mouse. There was a squealing, purring and mewing for a oouplo of minutes, and then the kitten began to strut about with Its prey as if In doubt what to do next. At this juncture anothorklttencame running out. of the kitchen. It took In the situation at a glance, and then began a struggle between the kittens for possession of the mouse. Thev scratched, mewed, sputtered, and clawed cacn other, ana every now and then tho mouse, which was released, tried to make off, but both kittens were watchful and wore after It like a flash. Men left the tables and formed a circle around the combatants to watch the fun. First one would get it then tho other, and thus It went on. when a third cat. the mother of the kittens, appeared on the scene and settled the dispute for possession by pushing one kitten aside with her paw and clawing the other. Then grabbing the now almost lifeless mouse, she made off In the direction of the kitchen. When tho kittens recovered they stood for an Instant blinking their eyes at each other, and then they also bolted for the kitchen. LIVES ON A n.ATHOAT. The Domicile of Mr. Bonier While Seeking a Divorce at Fargo. Fiaoo, N, D.. Oct. 3 Under the spreading branehes of the oak trees on the banks of the Red River of the North, at the edge of Island Park, in this city, there has been anchored for several months a small flatboat. During these months, comfortably houaed in its cabin, have lived Augustine Bonier of Woonsocket, R. I., and his young grandson. With spring. Bonier, a man of possibly 00 years, oams to Fargo, and. taking up his residence at a hotel, caused this flatboat to be constructed. The cabin was fitted with a small kitchen and dining room, and equipped with all articles necessary for the comlort of himself and his youthful asso ciate While at the hotel he kept to his room aud made no acquaintances, ana after taking up his abode in the boat for many weeks he did not touch his feet on land. In favorable weather he could bs seen lying at ease In a hammock swung on ths fore-deck. Curious idasera by day after day failed to reach a satls actory conclusion as to what the mission of the old man might bs. In course of time the case was partly cleared up, when In ths District Court Judge Pollock called the divorce proceedings of Augustine Bonier against Amlranda Bon lor. and the old man of the boat appeared as plaintiff. Accord ing to the papers filed In the action. Bonier was formerly a resident of Woonsocket. where his wile. Amlranda. still has her home The first hearing In court was on an application of the defendant for temporary alimony and attor neys' fees, whloh was granted. The complaint Hied by Bonier is very voluminous and cites maayinatonoea of cruelty, oa whloh ground a , . - T irrm Tones ABOVT TOWN. Many Mew York women have recently re ceived from Paris large envelopes surrounded with a mourning band of a blackness and breadth unusual her. The large card In closed contained (he names of about thirty persons, all relatives ot a famous French dress maker who died recently In Paris. His name was nearly a well known In this country as that of the famous Worth, and his establish ment waa probably known to a larger num ber.'of visiting Americans, as it was on Tho Rue de laPalx. near the Avenue de ropcra. This was Edonsrd Doucet. He was 77 years old at the time of his death. Another well-known establishment, has thus passed from the con trol of the founder. Next to Worth. Doucet hsd become about the best known of the French dressmakers. It used to be said of Doucet that for many years he made only neglige and evening toilets for French women and was restricted by them to those stvles. It whs the American women who first em ployed him to make costumes ot another kind, confident that a person with such taste could succeed In other branches of his trade, Their opinion was justified by his iieiiormnmes wlien ho attempted this new departure, and it was not long before the Paris women accepted him in the line of work which tho Americans suggested to him. M. Doucet had more than tho usual fondness tor bis American patrons. and felt that he. even more than the other fa mous French tailors, owed his prosperity to thorn, as without their initiative lie would have continued forever probably only at tho work which t' e French women were willing to take from him. Miss FJolse Morgan, who Is to sing this af ternoon at the first Chlckerlng Hnll conoert. Is gradually increasing In seriousness and dig nity. It was she who suddenly disappeared from the ranks of a Hoyt burlesque company several years ago and was not heard of here again until her friends learned that she had gone to Europe to study stinting. She was at that time one ot the young women in a small chorus and played a boy's part. She was known by a much more soubrettlsh name than Elolse Morgan. After a few years she re turned to New York and made her dchut in comic opera under the dignified chaporonage of the Bostontans In "Prince Ananias." Then It was as Miss Elolse D. Morgan that she lntroduood herself after the advantages of foreign study and travel. The atmosphere of comlo onera seemed to bo no more suited to her taste than that of the Hoyt burlesque. She soon dropped out, and now comes before the public as a concert singer. This time there Is no change ot name to mark the tran sition from comic opera to classical concert. If Miss Morgan, with or without the middle Initial, shows the same improvement when she appears before the concert audience this af ternoon that she did two years ago. the lack of the middle initial will never be noticed and she will be welcomed back, whatever she calls herself. The action of the police in construing the liquor law liberally in reference to the musio halls ought to encourage those managers who think that every theatre should have its own bar and not be forced to send its patrons out into the street when they leave their seats between the acts. Some of them have bar rooms so conveniently situated that a trip through the streets is not at all necessary and others have managed to make that trip a short one. But It remains for the theatres to pos sess their own bars as they exist in London. Charles Frohmnn, who loarned the advantages of the London plan from his experience in Eng land, was the first of the managers to make an effort toward establishing a bar for the pit rons ot his Empire. Maurice Grau followod his example, and the convenience of the ad junct In the case of the Metropolitan was ap preciated by everybody who has seen tho Pro cessions of men turning up their coat collars in a vain endeavor to protect themselves against the combination ot the wintry air and the exposure of evening dress. It cannot be disputed, of course, that it would be better for them to drink lemonade at. the buffet rather than run such a risk : but so long ub they re ject the lemonade they should not be com pelled to face the chance of pneumonia. That the theatre bar might be conducted under less ilij.'iiitled conditions was well understood, and in view of the charnoter of some entortaiu ments that huvo lately invaded Broadway, this possibility seemed greater than It was. At least one of them is bad enough without the aggravation of alcohol any more accessible than It has been. That the passion tor tho camera may be deep enough to make its victim oblivious to certain important considerations is welt known, and the number of celebrities who have complained of the annoyance caused by it affords ample testimony of that. An amus ing instance of the kodak's Influence has come all the way from Porto Rica An officer in one of New Yor't's volunteer regiments carried his camera along with him and did not aban don it even when the officers of his regiment, along iwlth soinoeoffleers among the regulars, went out to meet the Spanish officers of s cer tain town to arrange the terms of surrender. The parley proceeded amicablv and seemed certain to oe brought to a satisfactory conclu sion in. a short time. Just before the proceed ings were to coino to an end one of the Span ish officers suddenly showed signs of great ex citement and communicated It to his comrados rapidly. It was then that the Americans for the first tlmo discovered the volunteer officer absorbed In adjusting his camera In order to get the best possible view of the group. Be fore they had time to interfere and explain the hnrmlessness of the Instrument there were a few momenta of extreme uncertainty and anxiety. If the settlement of the episode hod not been ultimately satisfactory, the camera might have deserved to be called something more than an occasional nuisance. The lively incident in the Gllsey House on Wednesday might have been expected there at any time previous to the proprietor's recent ukase which expelled the prizefighters, agents, backers and touts who used to occupy the red velvet cushions from 5 to 7 in the after noons and impress themselves in no Inconsid erable manner on the aspect ot the hotel office. Strangers coming into the hotel always won dered at the curious collection of men usually engaged In tho discussion of some apparently serious question. When tho proprietor re belled against tho dally gathering and com pelled them to select another hotel as tho scene of their afternoon deliberations, onlv the notabilities of tho profession returned reg ularly and wore allowed touvnll themselves of all accommodations 'he hotel offered. They wero undoubtedly morn profitable patrons than the former representatives of the ring. The latter usually confined themselves to tho office lounges and rarely patronized the bar. but they wero never responsible for any such exciting episode as the meeting between Mr. Corbett and Mr. McCoy. During the time of their regular attendance at tho hotel, active disturbances of tho peace were rare. They wero only arranged for. But when only two pugilists were left, and thoy the most con spicuous in the public eye, the trouble began. The former Ada Dare, who has married the son of a wealthy brewer, wns always proud of her resemblance to Lillian Russell, and was once selected to play in a local burlesque a char acter which was supposed to represent the singer. For this part Miss Dare was chosen rather on account of her personal beauty than her powers as an actress. Long after It was believed that she was to marry Frank F.hret she continued to appear on the variety stage, giving two performances a day under circum stances unlikely to add to her reputation and certainly not of a kind to dlmtnlsn the labor of her profession. That she should continue In her profession with so wealthy a husband in prospect was Incomprehensible to tiiose per sons who were not aware of the attractiveness which stage life odds to the young woman ad mired by the set in which Mr. Ehret moves. These young meu find a fascination In the fact that u pretty woman is on tho stage, oen if she be only In the chorus. So Miss Dare continued to uet in two shows a day even with the prospect of millions in sight. Apart from this admiration which her devotion to art ex cited. Miss Dare had other evidences of her present husband's devotion as well as of his wealth. It was said when their ungagomout was first announced that alio had oeen en- f rated to another admirer and received from i in many valuable presents. In order that there should be some compensation for her loss, Mr. Ehret is said to have paid in full the oost of all these jewels, for which he asked a bill that should omit none of them. He got the bill and paid It. Some knowledge about New York that was the property of a comparative few can be got out of agulde book recently published and treating of New York city with the same scientific thor oughness that it tells of foreign cities. An es timate of New York compared with the other great oitlea ot the world, so far as the fact contained in a guide book are concerned, could not be better acquired. It is naturally to the list ot familiar resorts that one turns llret In the hope of getting an outside opinion of New York's attractions. In the list of restaurants the greatest difference Is to he found. One guide book mentions in Its lint places well known here aud others in remote localities which New Yorkers who set out to ilnd a res taurant are not likely to explore. Only those mentioned are recommended, and some that are totally unknown to the man who think himself familial' with title side of New York lit are recommended highly by means of the ous tomary signs. A study of the name I enough to iv the blase man a nw list of rorta. f misisiBaBaeaaaMSiauawawMuis DAVID I HILL THE MAN. tats orncK or assistant secre tary or state orrr.RED him. President MeKlnley Cables the Offer to Hol land, Where Dr. Hill Is Sojourning H Was President of tho Vnlverslty ot Itocheater Up to 1NA, nnit Is an I.L. D. Washitottok. Oct. :). President MoKlnley sent a eable message to-day to David Jayne Hill. LL. D.. former President of the University of Iloehester. asking him to accept the office of Assistant Secretary ot Stato made vacant by the resignation of John Rassett Moore of Dela ware to become Secretary of the Peaoe Com mission. Dr. Hill is in Amsterdam. Holland, with his family. For the past year and a half he has been In Fnrls attending lectures on In International law nt tho Kcole dos Sciences et Politique. He went abroad after resigning from the Presidency of Rochester University. Dr. Hill has made an exhaustive study of In ternational law and diplomatic history, with a view. It Is said, of fitting himself for a diplo matic career He began the study of the lan guages while In Washington severs! years ago, and has paid special nttentlon to French as the language of diplomacy. President McKlnloy first gave consideration to Dr. Hill's name several weeks ago. but did not decide to offer him the plaoe until he had asked tho advice of Secretary Hay. The latter knew Dr. Hill, and was glad to know that the Preslc", nt wanted to appoint him as Seoretary Hay's right-hand man. Just how the appoint ment came to be made, however, cannot be ascertained. It Is said that Dr. Hill was sug gested by Secretary Bliss. He did some cam Ealgn work for the Republican party In 180U. le Is said to bo a man of means. The Assistant Secretaryship pays $4,500 a year. Dr. David J. Hill, in November. 1805, resigned tho Presidency of tho University ot Rochester. The following January, at the request of a committee of the Rochester Chamber of Com merce, he was induced to defer his answer to a petition to remain at the head of the institu tion. The Chamber of Commerce at that time endeavored to raise an endowment fund of $KXI,lXK) for the university, but the effort wa not successful and Dr. Hill retired from ths Presidency the following June. Dr. Hill was born June 10, 1850, In Plalnlleld, N.'J. Ho Is the son of the Rev. Daniel T. Hill, a Baptist minis ter. He prepared for college at Sufneld, Conn.. and Cooperatown. N. Y. In August. 1870. when 20 years of age. he entered the University of Lewlsburg. now Buckncll University, and at the age of 24 graduated as the valedictorian of his class. Immediately after graduating he was made tutor In ancient languages in the university, and in 1877 he was elected "Crozer professor In rhetoric." In the same year he published "The Science of Rhetoric." an ad vanced text book for colleges. This book wss soon adopted for uso in tho University of Michigan. Vassar. and othor colleges. This was soon followed by " The Elements of Rhet oric." an elemontary text book, prepared for beginners, and Is now used in every Stato in the Union. In 1870 he began a series of brief biographies of American authors similar to Morley's " English Men of Letters." He com pleted In thts series two volumes on Irving and Bryant. In March. 1870. he wns oleoted to the Presidency of the university at Lewlsburg. to succeed the Rev. Justin R. Loomls, LL. !., who, on account of his age and faillnic health, resigned in favor of Dr. Hill. In 1884 Madison University oonierrea upon him the degree of IX, D. In 1885 he published a treatise on the "Principles and Falla cies ot Socialism," and later an analytic recast ing for use In schools and colleges of " Jevon's Elements of Logic." In 1887 he was elected President of the Rochester University. DR. NANCY OUILFORD ARRAIONKD. She Fainted Before Being Taken to the Courtroom Bemanded for a Week. Special Cable. Detpatch to The Sum. London. Oct. 3. Dr. Nancy Guilford was arraigned to-day before Magistrate Lushing ton In the Bow Street Police Court In extradi tion proceedings upon the charge of having been an accomplice in manslaughter in tho killing of Miss Emma Gill ot Southington, Conn Tho courtroom was crowded, and tho interest taken in the case wns very great. The accused woman looked pale and oareworn. Sho wore black gloves, a small bonnet, an Astrak han ospe, and a fancy blouse of brown satin with green and red stripes. Sho was defended by Solicitor Harry Wilson of the Arm of Wilson A Wallace. A representative of the United States Embassy was present. Before coming into court Dr. Guilford was seized with a fainting fit, and it waa necessary to apply smelling salts to revive her. Inspector Freest of Scotland Yard, one of the men who arrested Dr. Guilford, testified that the accused woman, when arrested on Satur day, exclaimed: "This Is an outrage. The charge is untrue. I will see counsel." Inspector Freest produced a letter found in the room occupied by Dr. Guilford In the Har rington square boarding house, from which all of the names and addresses had been torn. Sergt. Harris deposed that he found in Dr. Guilford's room some silver spoons, a sur gical Instrument called a sound bearing the mark "Dr. G.," a gold thimble inscribed "A. G. from F." and a silver thimble marked " N. AG." He also found a number of drugs and powders in bottles, and two handkerchiefs with the corners cut out. Inspector Lamothe described the arrival ot the woman at Liverpool, her flight, pursuit and arrest. Dr. Guilford was remanded for one week. Washington. Oct. 3. The State Department has been Informed by the United States Em bassy In Londonof the arrest of the woman supposed to be Dr. Nancy Guilford, wanted in Bridgeport for the murder of Miss Emma Gill. The despatch said that tho woman denied hor Identity, hut was being held pending identlfl Ohtion and the production of evidence that would justify her extradition to the United States. Tho Connecticut authorities have been in formed nnd the State Department Is awaiting the urrival of an agent oi tho State with the necossaiy evidence. This agent will be desig nated as a Federal officer tiv President Mc Kinley. In order that he may have authority to bring Mrs. Guilford to this country. BSIDOKPOBT, Conn.. Oct. 3 State's Attorney Fessenden decided to-day that he would sum mon the Grand Jury and have Mrs. Guilford indicted for murder instead of charging her with manslaughter. The extradition treaty between this country and Great Britain pro vides that a person oxtradlted to this country from Great Britain shall not be tried for any other offence than the one upon whioh the ex tradition papers are granted. Under the law of this State the accused ean be convicted of tho crime of manslaughter under an indict ment for murder. MEASURES AGAINST ANARCHISTS. The Powers Agree to Take Aetlon later national Conference to Be Held. Special Cable Dftnateh to Tax Bra. London. Oot. 3. A despatch to the Central News from Rome says that the interchanges of opinion betweon the powers In regard to inter national measures against Anarchists have re sulted in expressions favorable to such aotlon, all of the powers agreeing to the proposal. An International conference will accordingly be summoned to meet in Rome to discuss the steps to bo taken in tho matter of common anti anarchistic action. Qaeen Regent Arbitrator Between Chill and Peru. .Spena! Cable Detpatch to Tnx Bon. Madbid, Oct. ,'f. (jueen Regent Cristin has accepted an invitation to act as ar bitrator in the dispute between Chill and Peru regarding the possession of the provinces of Tarunaca and Tacua. which were ceded by Peru to Chill after the Peruvian-Chilian war for a reported term of ten years. Her Majesty will decide the conditions of the plebiscite, to which it was agreed at the end ot tho war to submit the question. M. Vervoort Challenges M. de Pressense. Special Cakit Detpatch to Tns Bos. London. Oct. 3. A despatch from Paris to a local news agency aays that M. Andr(5 Vervoort. editor in li it-f of the Jour, has challenged M. de Prcssehsc, who published an article reflect ing upon M. Vervoort In yesterday's Issue of the . 1 wore. Bowling Notes. Tho Itlriiil" Jlowllng 'hi I' lias hern reorganized with tb fnlluwiui: uieinbern: K- 11. lleep, K. Kb lliiK, H. Fbliiig. D. Orsy, K. J. lUi'hin, Wui. Ludewig, H. Kartell, . Hcblusiug. The annusl e. e t.uii of offloers of ths 8uppn kuoi'heu BoMlmg i 'lull resulted am follows: Joseph Keuuiauu, President: Robert Mebl, Vtce-Jrrtwldenll adoljpb Juter.Treuunr: Ueors Metil. geontarri I. tahlweta, Oaplsiai Oaariss laager. Iirgtanl i Arms. Mil IT I aaalillll-Itlll III I 11 ileal I I Tuesday & Wednesday Oct. 4th & 5th. Sale of Ribbons. 6,500 yards, Fancy Bayadere, Colors: White, Cream.Pink, Light Blue, Torquoise, Nile, Lavender, Violet, Reine, Royal Blue, Cardinal, Brown, ft Navy and Black, 2 in. wide, i8c. per yd. " 28c, " M value 35c. & 45c f-inch, Colors: White, Cream, Pink, Light Blue, Cardinal & Black, 48 CtS. per yard, Tain Ma Lord& Taylor ; Broadway Mth St. 'kraRAMj0ixutii.txx Black A Emerald Kid Jm m You do not pay HE for experiments or p IISill mistakes when you P I Bflo buy these Black " JTHji Emerald Kid Shoes J BtJ Some thousands of our wt 1 customers know them as wannraa the easiest, the dressiest fc m the best in all respects of jV all the good shoes we make. Double solos, C en Winter Weights. 0.U 153 BROADWAY, 'Ifo.fc 365 BROADWAY, corner FmnkllnSt. 1263 BROADWAY, b.t. sut tad sti. 1455 BROADWAY, bet. sut an at. BROOKLYN 867 and 60S Fulton St. PHILADELPHIA 738 Ohettnnt St JLgsncies throughout the United States. TWO POLICEMEN KNOCKED OUT. They Oot the Wont of a Fight with Tough in a Harlem Saloon. Policeman Gordon and Detectives Shaw and Butler of the West 125th street station had a battle royal with a gang of toughs in a saloon, at 112th street and the Boulevard, at 3 o'clock yesterday morning. For some time the police have been watching the place. Early yester day Gordon attempted to make an arrest there, but was beset by the gang and beaten so badly that he was reported on sick leuvo lass night. Butler went to (its rescue, and, tripping, fell to the floor. He was kicked and beaten, and one of his assailants struck him on the head with an empty beer bottle, knocking him unconscious. Later the names blown in the bottle were plainly visible on Butler's forehead. He says Ills life was saved by the interference of a mnn and woman who were passing the place and heard the noise. A SCHOONER'S PERILOUS TRIP. The Evolution, Willi a Cargo of Salt, Elghty- oae Days from Liverpool to Halifax. I Halifax. N. 8., Oct. 3. The three-masted schooner Evolution, owned in Hi. John. N. 11 , arrived to-night from Liverpool with a oargoof salt, after a perilous voyage of eighty-one days. No sooner had ahe left Liverpool, on July 1. than the vessel encountered a series of gale culminating, on Sept. 4, in a hurricane, which carried away nart of the rigging and started her leaking. It was all the crew could do by constant work at the pumps to keep the water down. The salt became saturated and much of it was jettisoned to assist in keeping the vessel afloat. The voyage was so long that provisions and water almost ran out and the crew had, to go on short allowance. When the Evolution put in to-night the crew were exhausted from overwork and lack of sufficient food. They could not have held out much longer. Appointments by the President. Washington. Oct. 3 The President to-day made the following appointment: Joseph E. Lee. Collector of Internal Bevsnns, dis trict of Florida. George H. (ireen. United States Marshal, dlitrlot of Teian. Nuvy Lieutenant-Commanders John X. Plllnbury snd William u. Boeder to bs Oommanden; Pimm Aaaisunt Engineer frank W. Bartlett, to be obiaf engineer and acting gunner; styles Joyce, to bs gunner. Pall K we knew nw r to make better, LJverCOatS. we would gladly do so. as nothing is too good for our customers. Special Values. Fall Overcoat, of black Thibet for evening wear, $12. Fall Overcoats, time at above, but lull silk lined, $16. Fall Overcoats of covert cloth, in popu lar shades and full .ilk lined, $18. Fall Top-Coats, short and boxy, mad from finest quality of light drew covert doth, $22. Fall Overcoats of black unfinished worsted, silk lined and faced to lb edge, $25. Our Custom Department grows in favor daily. HACKETT, CARHART & CO., Cor. 13th St., Broadwav. (,or. Cauai St., " NearCbainber. J