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1, club" womkn re session.
H x,ooo or Tiijr:.w itt:rnr.i;xTi:n r
Opening of the Tourtli Armani Convention of
the State Tederatlou. of tTomen's Club
The rrcililoiit of Sotoilt Welcomes
the Dalesalaa-A Helen of Harmony.
Tweaty-flvo thousand women of New York
puts Tore represented by delegates yesterday
In tho meeting at Mendelssohn Hull. Tho
fourth annual convention of the State Federa
tion of Women's Clubs met In harmony at 0 A.
M. and separated In peace at 9:30 1'. 31. Not a
ruffle marred the even flow of the programme,
and It ook as It tho dovo of peneo has maiked
the convention for Its own. a
Upon the platform sat eomo of the bout-known
clubwomen In the country. Thero wan Mrs.'
William Tod Holmuth In tho President's chair:
alo (n a very bticomlns cown no less a per
aonace than theFro.Identof tho Gonernll'ed
eration, Mrs. W. B, Lowo of Atlanta, On.. at
beolde Mrs. Holmuth. Mrs. Lowe Is what may
be literally caJlod a reprosentatlvn woman, for
the stands as the loador of ornr,n hundred
thousand women In this country llotli Mrs.
Helmuth and Mrs. Lowo aro a credit to club
women. Thoy appear well on the; platform,
have eood voices and can say what ther want
to without wnstlng words: rather unusual
feminine accomplishments.
The honorary President of tho Rtnto Federa
tion. Mrs. J, 0. Croly, Is abroad now, but there
wero many faocs almost as familiar as hers Is
to club wo mo n. Thore was Mrs. JennloDola
M. Lozlcr. Mrs. DIralcs T. 8. Penlson. Presi
dent of Sorosls: Mrs. IUisboII Baxe, Mrs. Mart
ana Chapman of Brooklyn and tho Itev. Phoebo
Hanatord of this city. Others on tho platform
wore Miss Anna Maxwall Jones. Miss Eliza
MacDonnld. Flushing; Mrs. M. II. Northrup,
Mrs. E. 8. Jennoy and Mrs. Mary T. Leaven
worth of Syracuso : Mrs. Ida K. Church of Wolls
vllle. Miss Marlon Carpcntorof Illon. Mrs. 'Will
lam Goulnlock of 'Warsaw, Miss Carollno Hills
of Blnghamton. Miss Myrtilla Avery of Albany
and Mrs. Philip Moore of St. Louis.
I All of these well-known facos and many
others wero scoured In porpotulty by n pho
, tographer, who appoarod with his camera and
; fliahllght. This was ono of tho most exciting
4 incident of tho day, nnd other emotional
crises occurred from time to tlmo whon a
pocsetboolc or ralr of Rlasos or something
' else was reoovered from tho flotsam and jetsam
of tho hall and advortlsod from tho Platform,
lor the most part, howovor. tho procrommo
; went on its way without a break. Tho mooting
was called to order at 10 o'clock, and. after a
prayer by tho Her. l'hcebo llanatord, Mrs.
Benlson. Troslaent of Sorosls, woloomed the
aelecates. Hhe said In part:
"The name and tho plcturo of Father Knick
erbocker have lone boon familiar; but Mother
Knickerbocker, with old-fashioned modesty,
has kept In tho background. Moro than aquar-
, ter of a century aico sho vlowed with constor-
patton the organization of a woman's club In
her household Itut as sho watched Its prog
ress consternation turnod to conQdonoo and
oonfldfDce to admiration, until to-day, with a
womiii'i club In ovcry room of her spaolous
mansion, from its basement on Htaten Island
to Its attic bovond the Bronx, sho comes for
ward to weloomo the co-workors of her daueh
ters. 8ho opens to yon hor house, her arms,
her heart. All that sho has. has had. or over
expects to have is yours.
Isolation, of whatever kind. Is Intorpstinir.
and not the least interesting has been the evo
lution of the women's clubs from oeolstlo to
altruistic. Naturally, at llrst they woro devoted
to self -onl tu re. But as soon as ther found
themselvos vortebrntcs they becan to dlfferen-
' tiste In their aims, untllto-day, whorcvor tbcro
Is a wrong to bo rlffhtrd. the woman's club Is at
the front as a reforming factor. The inlluence
of worn on forages has been beyond computa-
I tlon. Well may tho world ask- tho quostlon
placed by the novelist upon tho angel's lips:
Whither goest thou?' And we answer that
we have created, not a l'rankonstoln. but it
beneficent cenlus whose mission Is to banish
1 vies and ignorance."
5 Mrs. Uelmuth. as President, replied. Among
i other things she said:
i "In the early days of our club development
the sneers and jeers of tho press and publlo
J wero hurled upon ua day by day. The desire
j to understand and apply at least a few of tho olo-
' meutsot parliamentary procedure was looked
, upon with derision. But scarcely a quarter of
1 a, century has passed and women liavo obtained
positions that have astonished tho world and
provod beyond cavil the equality of the sexes
before God and man In their efforts for higher
-development along the lines 0f human progress.
If "No aim Is too high .for women. Theyput
I forth their hands and endeavor to granpevery
tood thing, ilut let us not. in looking upon the
great attainments we have made, forget our
many weaknesses and temptations. Let us
take neediest wo fall."
The chief interest in tho morning session
was aroused by a motion to raise tho annual
dues to $3 per club. This was rendered noc
.essary by the Increase of dues payable by Stato
federations to tho General i'ederntlon. In
piteot the President's clear statement of tho
ease, woman after woman rosoto Inquire, or
protest, or advise, until finally Mrs. Theodore
Bntro. by moving tho previous question, res
cued the convention from what promised to ho
an interminable debato on whothor to pay $3
or 2 60. Tho higher assessment finally car-
Rrled.butia tha baok of the house there were
beard many murmurs of discontent. Indeed.
one delegate got up and warned tho convention
that the federation would lose many clubs by
taking the step, but thoro was not the slightest
I friction over tho matter.
Mrs. Lowe made a llttlo speech which hit tho
i pail on the head. and. unquestionably, helped
tongss the motion for a larger assessment.
; ..Tbe General Federation." said Mrs. Lowe.
, has become of so much importance to tho
women of America and of tho world that It Is
I n,.i?f er willing to be an object of charity.
Hitherto we havo had to draw a treasury from
the outside In order to holdthe biennial meet
ing, behave had to look to wealthy women
for personal donations. This Is not n proper
attitude. We ought to pay our own expenses."
This declaration was enthusiastically ap
plauded by the audience, nnd so was a subso
Qutnt announcement by Mrs. Lowo to tho efTeet
that a by-law has been added to the constitu
tion of the General Federation, giving "repre
sentation according to tnxation." Horetoforo
a club has been allowed only so many dele
gates, whether it numborcd 20 or 500. In the
future, with an assessment of 10 cents per
capita, delegates will be allowed to clubs in
The afternoon session was onllvenod by an
other speech by Mrs. Lowo: In adlfferent gown,
py the way, from tho ono she wore In the morn
log. Hhe said that tho past work of clubs hos
wen formative: tho future work must bo unl
irlng. Sho naked for suggestions as to tho
Datura of the next biennial mooting and Miss
Harriet Kcysor rather electrified tho audience
or a flery little plea for tho women to take up
, "Maybo you don't know." sho said, "of tho
trrlb e strife which Is going on right now and
i here In regard to tho ladles' tailors. If tho
jronieus clubs of Now York would do nwny
with the sweat shop hero In this city well,
"ley mlcht sit down und rest forever after."
..' Vomp.n looked a trifle scared at the. In
'roductlon of-such a concroto ldun as a ladles'
tailor into their lofty altruistic generalities,
but they recovered and gave Miss Koysor
uesrty applause.
A6; afternoon discussion was on education
, rP,Lrrpe libraries, nnd brought out at least
VtL"K V ,ffl.rt" entertaining speakers. Mr.
Amelia K. Wing Introduced the discussion on
Mutation and was followod by such well.
:?i?w.n wora.eP BS Mt. 'hadwlck and Mrs. Kd
IJUI of Drooklyn. Mrs, Ella Hnntlngs of New
,J?Jki,Mr9; IJlelow and Mrs. Bull ofltochester
in,a.Mrs. Backus of Brooklyn.
uLn?.'r? 'Jbrarlea discussion was opened by
2 i. "i,11; Cralgle. wlio was followed by
ft'Jtbleday of Bay Ilidge. Mrs. Hamilton
; I"''1, ''!" Avery of Albany and othors. Miss
Jl'r'. who la prominent In tho Htuto library
ISr.: Ku6 " interesting nnd practical nc
unt of the travelling libraries sent out from
m. " S'io snld that tho laws purtiiiniiigto
"rnes dlfli'r In the various btatos.nnd tliat
tT '"J1, " law '" about tho bnst in tho world.
,hi "e, onilimtliig Commltteo. whlcli reports
"aiteinoon. was nt work Mowrnl hours yes-fmi-.
but refiied to glveoutnny Information,
iii..'ier,.Jbern neimis to bannrt'tty genernl
.;!.!1ifhil M" Helmutli will bo tho Presidential
iBX,'. . " 07r"d by tho committoo. Nomina
tions from the floor will be In order. Mm. Vuu
Wl. ' '."''l' ' Hvraeuso. who Inst ) ear raised u
x "i" and cry tthoiishci was dofeatod. Is not at
' uS..lonreot,OI lil Tear. Neitlinr is Mrs.
5'rV.wom.erK.f Ilochcstor. n former popdlar
;r,s'dfn JI. Montgomery tins, moreover.
5ii,. ur absolutoly ilecllnlng to bo a candl
tiiik LrB- Btliiiiith's uliancoi lire certainly
I i. , hteHt Insight. IfthoroIsailnrkhorBe.
"i" Ml I very dark Indeed
i i, ii 'r!iJ',mei nt im Informal reception
efB'.llo,;,,,la'eMe lnt evening. To-day tho
tlnr"v"nd loealCJialrnioii will Co entertained
H'Mtheon by Mrs. Jacob lless.ilft Wet Hlxty
IRLi'l Mreft,i ''"I venlnc Mrs. Helmutli
J'lS? reception at the Hotel Bristol. Th? re
ill"'0"' are for (lelrgatcsnnd otllcers only, but
tothU "'ders. even men. aro welcomo visitors
wihe..onventlou senslons.
v.5r,lx,'r,!,,,.e Commltteo met on Monday
SMS " "I'b.thlrtoen prusenl. But thu club
lur.!l.ar? alov" any superstition about un
J,mVm'n,bers Thernro quite sure that no
nt i ? i'",lrte,n. ca" " Tueer'' the convention.
n It looks as f they are right.
"I'lthtlnE Hob''' Cousin Nitt Ordnlned,
Btsm i.. Cunilit n0V- . Itielinnl R. Evans
M laie ,1 comin of "FlghtliiK Bob" Kvnns.
" to imvn bpo,, oniniuci in tho llwlding
M cornl:".,'0"al t'liureh lat night A l.irgo ,
B naifc,. 'i?'"-"' amcmbleil. IJujimr the exonii-
Vr. r wa" 'earnoii mat Mr Kvutia's rluun
ri.i. 'J""''!i' to Congrncatloiial doclrlnes.
BOttLr"".1"1 decllnnl to oul.iin him and the
BjL, i ni i
onjp.cT to Asrt'VAYt.nAaviFH uronx.
?Inillun Avenue Itrslilent Appenl for l'ro
trctlon for Their Angoras.
Dr. II. W, Mitchell of 747 Mndlson avenue
was summoned to the Yorkvllle Court yester
day afternoon to explain what he know about
the'Antl-Cat League, which was tupposod to
bo responslblo for tho death hy poison of sav
eral cats In his neighborhood. A number of
the doctor's nolchbors were In court and they
had a lawyer to represent their cause.
"What wo want to know, your Honor,1' said
;h lawyer. "Is whether the pcoplo on tho blook
In Madison avenue between Hlxty-fourth and
Blxty-Dfth streets are going to koep whatever
peta tho law allows them and not have them
poisoned by tho Anti-Cat League."
"What's that?" Inquired Magistrate Meado.
"It's a cat exterminating society whloh be
lieves that one dead cat is worth a '.hundred
live ones." the lawyer answered. Br, B. W.
Wiloox of 740 Madison avenue was called to
'Hviie'n I moved In next door lo Dr. Mltcholl
two years ago." ho said, my neighbor callod
on me and said he wanted mo to join the Antl-
Cat League. Ho said all tho people on the
olook belonged to It and It, was a rule that none
of tho poopla should keep cats. I told him I
hnd a Ana Angora and did not want to part
with it. so I could not loin the league.'' ,
Ho addod that he understood that Dr. Mitch
ell was President of tho league, but ho learned
that there were several families living In tho
blook who had pet cats and would not join the
exterminating soiloty. It was only, recently,
he explained, that tho society had begun on
ictlvo warfare on oats. His handsome Angora,
was poisoned two weeks, ago and since then
two kittens were pottoifbd. A cat and two
klttons belonging to Mrs. Murray, who llvoa in
tho house the other side of Or. Mitchell, went
also poisoned, he said.
"Do you. oharge Dr. Mltoholl' with poisoning
them?'faskod the Magistrate. . .
"I stated tho case to the Society for the Pre
vention of Cruelty to Animals." be answered,
"and thoy have made an Investigation. I have
no positive proof that Dr. Mitchell poisoned
them, but I bolteve he could tell you all about
the operations of the Anti-Cat League." ,.
E. N. Loavy, tho voterinary surgoon for he
Cruelty to Animals Society, said that the cats
had been poisoned with oarbollo acid.
Dr. Wilcox said that he had nothing to do
with poisoning the oats. lie Bald he hod no
connection with the Anti-Cat Loague. The
Magistrate dismissed tho complaint.
District Attorney Orders Gerry Agents to
Selso If on-Taxable Slot Mnohlnes.
District Attornoy Asa Bird Gardlnorlioa dis
covered that there Is gambling in Now York.
Ho has ordered the Gerry society to arrest
the proprietors of candy stores where chil
dren patronlte tho pcnny-ln-the-slot maohlnes,
Jennie Yoohelaon, a widow, of 601 First ave
nue, who keeps a small candy store, waa ar
raigned in the Yorkvllle Court yesterday on
complaint of Agent Pisarro of the Gerry Bo
clety. who charged her with keeping a gam
bling device in tho form of a penny-ln-the-slot
machine. The Gerry agent showed the ma
chine to Magistrate Meade and explained now
ft worked, By turning a handlo tho Indicator
on the dial told whether the child was en
titled to one, two or three cents' worth of
:andy tor tho penny dropped In the slot Thore
were no blanks.
. , The player never loses, then?" observed
.he Magistrate.
"Never," tho agent answered.
"Whero is the gambling, then?" the Magis
trate inquired.
"Why. the player might get three .cents'
worth for one cent." the agent replied.
A lawyer iho was present volunteered the
statement that when a similar arrest wat made
last June the District Attorney ordered that
the prosecution be drooped.
"The District Attorney nas instructed our
sootety to make arrests in all these casesnow
and to prosecute thorn." Pisarro said to the
"I don't see any gambling in this." an
nounced the -Magistrate, "but as the District
Attorney ordered, you to make the arrest, I
will hold the woman In $o00 ball for the
Grand Jury."
The prisoner was locked up in default of
sib. roottmena in great frriz.
The Republican Candidate for Governor In
New Jersey lias a Narrow Sscape.
Foster M. Yoorhees. the Republican candi
date for Governor 'of 'New Jersey, had a narrow
escape from being run'down'on Saturday nfght
by nn Erie Railroad express train at the west
om'ond of the Bercon tunnel. Mr. Yoorhees
had attended a meeting in Englewood and was
on his way to fill an engagomentin Rutherford.
In order to save time it had been arranged that
he and Congressman Fowler and Chairman
HcEenzle of the Bergen County Republican
Committee should alight from the Northern
Railroad train at the tunnel Instead of going to
the depot in Jersey City, and wait thoro for
an Erlo train which would take them to Ruth
erford. The train-had orders to stop for them.
The only, light at the place was f urn ished by tho
lanterns carried by the railroad employees who
wore moving about the mar.o of tracks. While
waiting for the train Mr. Voorhees started to
go across the tracks. One of the railroadmen
shouted a warning cry: Look out there,
you're on the main track! Look out for the
train 1" Mr.v Yoorhees stepped back quickly,
and a moment later an express train whizzed
by nn the track on whloh he had been standing.
"You came 'very noar making it a cinch for
Crane." remarked one of Mr. Voorheos's friends
after the party had recovered their breath.
''It was a narrow miss, I admit," replied Mr.
Yoorhees. who was less agitated than any of
the others.
The Rutherford train came along a few min
utes afterward and the party boarded It. Mr.
Yoorhees made a rattling speech at tho meet-
Ing. and his audience did not know how near
io had been to death a short time before.
Klteflyer Eddy Makes Some Interesting Ex
periments Near the Big Statue,
William A. Eddy, the klteflyer. sont up yester
day three manila paper kites, each six feet In
diameter, on Liberty Island. Susponded from
one of tho kttcstrings was an electrlo collector
five Inches square, mado of wood,covored with
tinfoil. To this collector was attached a copper
wire running to within a few feet of the earth.
The potency of the collector waa determined by
the sparks sent out from the earth end of the
wire when It wan brought almost Into contact
with another wire attached to a ground plate.
Mr. Eddy was assisted In his experiments by
Horgt. Thorson of Company D, Fifteenth Min
nesota Yolunteors. Mr. Lddysald;
" We sent tho collector nbout 200 feet above
the base of tho Statue oi Liberty. The Jlrat
spark was drawn from the suspended copper
wire connected with the collector at 11:15 A.
M. I was surprised at this, as I supposed the
immenso bronzo figure would absorb all tho
electricity in the air nround it within a radius
of many hundred fcot. When we took the kite
line within thirty feet of the statue the electri
cal action almost ceased. Then whon wo took
the colleotor 500 feet from tho mass of bronze
the sparks Increased In force and frequency.
The electric notion was greater than that de
tained ntBnyonne with a eollector'four feet In
diameter. I iudgo from my experiments that
the seven splkoslu the crown of the statue will
protect from lightning an area only about 200
lectin diameter."
Opens To-Day and Will Continue on Bach
' Wednesday in November.
PATonoaue.L. I.. Nov. 1, The deer-hunting
season on Long Island opens at midnight to
night, and tho campflres of the hunters are
burning in the woods hereabouts. It Is esti
mated that there aro at least five huntors In
the woods to-night for every doorat large on
Long Island. The best hunting ground Is the
woods around the preserves of the South Side
Sportsmen's Club at Oakdale and along the,
lxng Inland Railroad tracks In that section.
The club prevents poaohlng on Its grounds,
and an extra forco of gamokeepers Is on duty
to-nlghr. Whon tho deer aro closely pressed
in tho woods they usually make for the rail
road tracks, nnd hunters lay In wait for them
near tho road. Tho law penults deer hunting
only on the Wednesdays In the month of No
vombor, and there are live of these day this
Valentine Sued for C,000-norrond on
Alleged Falsa ltrpiesentatlons.
Robert Valentine, trustee of the United
Btf therhood of Shakers of Mount Lebanon, 70
years old, was arrested yesterday on an order
of Justice Pryor of the SupremeOourt In an no
tion brought against him by August Ludemann
to recover $2,000 alleged to havo been obtained
ou fnlsu' representations. Tho loan was made
on n leau of property at 17 West Houston
street tnkon In Vulciitliie'a name. It Is alleged
that Valentino reprononted that tho real party
in Interest as tho Shaker sootety. which
'needed the p!ue for ita business parnosoii i and
which koclvty "" baokcil by SwO.000.000 capi
tal. Luituiiii'nii .ir that ho has ascertained
thiit Vnleiiiliio took the premUvs on his own
BC''l lllt.
XI1KAZRIOAI. nirwiBioxi
Julia Arthur and "A Lndy nt Unntlly"
With Vl Axuln-ltovlvMs of the Operatic
"Romen nnd .Inllet" nnd Many Oilier
rihys-AttnlUCUIrn's Debut InVnmlevltla
Finish and delicacy have never boon con;
apleuous qualities In tho performances of the
Castlo Square company. Their absonco was not
always notlcoable In tho lighter operas. The
dramatic strength of suci a work as "Alda"
forced them Into a plaosot secondary value. The
strenuous theatrical nature of "II Trovatore "
and " Carmen " made tho lack of thoni tolerable
to a certain degreo. But Gounod's "Romoo
and Juliet" demands throughout tho shade and
not the color. Its sensuous monotone loses tho
little variety It possesses whvn the singers ad
here to mediocrity from boclnnlng to end. The
sturdy gonlus of Verdi In his uarllor operas
and In "Alda" has a Are that does not demand
refinement nnd polish to reveal It. It can rise
In a measure above the interpretation. But
that Is not truti of " Romoo and Juliet." nor In
deed of "Faust" Tho singer must brine some
thlngmorothanearnostness, good Intentions,
or even voice to the task when such a work Is
to be sung.
Tho performance at tho American Is desti
tute of nearly evory element that Is essontlal
to even moderate sucocss with Jho opera. It
meets no standard, Unless It be that which
claims no hfghor purposo than the presenta
tion of classical works at popular prices. Tho
value of that mission has long bocn doubted.
But It can probably be answered best In tho
afllrmatlvo. Tho chorus shows Its usual
oQcloncy, and the material features of
the performance aro as commendable
as usual. Yvnnno do Trovlllo Is a
more graceful and comely Juliet than
the oporatto stago often seos. But the familiar
waltz song demands greater technical skill
than she possesses, and so does tho rest of the
work. William Lavin was not nn alluring
Jiomeo. as his repressed demeanor nover varied.
William Btewort and Harry Chnso wore capable
enough. The general result was not encour
aging, howovor, nnd " Romoo and Juliet" Is not
for the Castle Square company, Thn opera
nevorgalncd popularity here through Its own
merits. It nas always made Us appeal through
the skill of tho Interpreters, and until thoy
were the best in the world its vogue was slight.
Julia Arthur and "A Lady of Quality" are
with us again at Wnllack's, and there Is no
chango In tho actress or the play to noto. Tho
merits lie almost altogether In hor vivid im
personation of tho girl who begins a tomboy
and becomes a murderess. To MIhs Arthur
must bo credltod, too. an outfit of neenory
whloh illustrates Mrs. Burnett's story boautt
fullv. "In Bplto of All" Is tho wcok's drama
at the Columbus. It Ib tho late Steclo Mack
aye's adaptation of "Agnes." which Vlctorlen
Sardou .wrote twenty-six years ago for Agnos
Ethel, who enacted ita heroine a hundred
times at tho Union Square, whero It was tho
first piece brought out by Albert M. Palmer.
It was subsequently used in Paris undor tho
title of "Andrea." The Maokayo vorslnn was
given at tho Lyceum in 1886 with Richard
Mansfield, Bellna Dolaro and Mlnnlo Maddorn
Flske in the cast. BtiU another free transla
tion called "Anselma," by Leandor Richardson,
proved valuable. In the present reproduction
in Harlem tho heroine is played by Una Aboil
with correct tasto and genuine feeling. "Con
fusion." n. farce brought forward from the Fifth
Avenue of a dozen years ago. Is being per
formed with spirited humor at the Murray
Hill, where tho stock company is distinctly
above tho average of those that glvo cut-rate
performances. The casts aro in most respects
moro than merely tolerable, and the mount
ings are quite as good as any one has a right to
Chauncey Olcott has returned to the Four
teenth Street to sing somo new mngs along
with tho old ones In "Sweet InniHcarra."
Thomas Reabrooke. W alter Jones nnd Edna
Wallace Hopper have moved up to the Harlem
Opera House with "Yankoo Doodle Dundy."
and Alice Melsen, with her comrades In "Tho
fortuno Teller" have crossed the rlvor to the
Brooklyn Montquk. The LDiputlans have
Sons over tho bridge, too, anil are giving "The
olden Horseshoe ' at tho Columbia. Marie
Walqwrlght is with "East Lynno" at the Star.
Basil West with "A Celebrated Cose" at the
People's and "Tempest Tossed" at the Grand
Opera House. This Is the last week of Bam
Bernard In "The Marquis of Michigan" nt the
Bijou. Dan Daly in "The Belle of Now York"
at the Casino, and, Joseph Jefferson in "The
Rivals" at tho Fifth Avenue. Francis Wilson
has a week after this with "The Little Cor
poral" 'at the Broadway. Viola Allen two with
'The Christian" at the-Knlckerbocker. Ed
ward H, Bothern two with "A Colonial Maid"
at the Lyceum, and Richard Mansfield three
with "Cyrano do Borgerne" at the Garden.
Other plays current are "On and OfT" at tho
Madison Square. "Sporting Life" at tho Acad
emy. "Hotel Topsy Turvy" at the Herald
Square. "The Turtle" at the Manhattan. "Cir
cus People" at the Irving Place. "The Liars"
with John Drew at the Empire and "Cather
ine" with Annie Russell at the Garrick.
Established specialists and players of one-aot
pieces havo tho vaudevlllo field pretty much to
themselves this week. Robert Hilllard. tho
Nawns and Besslo Bonchlll aro familiars to
Pleasure Palace audiences. Charles T. Ellis,
Harry Woodruff and 0. W. Llttlefleld are lead
ers at Keith's. Magcle Cllno. Caron and Her
bert and the Nobles appear at Proctor's The
atre. Tony Pastor and Morton and Rovelle
are at Pastor's. Another nil-day show Is the
waxworks exhibit of tho Eden Mnsi'e. ,'
Thorough shifts are near at hand In the
muslo hall bills. Only tour days of "In
Gotham" remain at Kostor & Rial's. To-night
sees the last of much of "Hurly Burly" at
Websr b Flelds's. as a new act will be trlod to
morrow. James J. Corbett is n boxing spe
cialist who figures at tho Harlem ns a "do
sertor from tho legitimate." Negro specialists
are tenants of tho Dowey nnd the "Mock Tur
tle" is still ou at 8am T. Jack's.
Attalle Claire mnde her continuous show
dflbut at Proctor's Theatre. Her Inning was
marked by all the Indulgences that tho vari
ety show stago mnnngor permits the graduate
from the operatic stage. Tho theatre's piano
player took a rest nnd tho vocalist's own nc
companlst sat at a showy instrument on the
stage. Instead of the vlvaolous soubrette's
abbreviated dress there wnn nn evening gown
with a plumed hat and gloves. Then for one
number tho singer hold sheet muslo In her
hands. In the quality of the vocallsm the dif
ference from the conventional thing was quite
ns great. Tho selections wero old ballads,
which were prettily sung, and for onco "coon
pongs" and French clrl ditties were Ignored.
Miss Claire was entirely satisfactory, Trat the
pianist proved himself untutored in vaudeville
ways, whllo his principal left the stage be
tween songs ho hold to his Instrument nnd
played a prelude for the next selection. At
tho nnd of .the third song he bolted. It was a
slap at the Motion that specialists sing a seo
oiid and third song only becnuso the audience
Insists unon their doing so This audience in
sisted, too.
Emit Pour Trying Now to Finance the' Ten
to Be Olven at Cnrnegie JInll.
Emll Faur was engaged yestorday In the at
tempt to Bftoure financial backing for the ten.
symphony concerts nnnouncod at Carnegie'
Hall by tho New Y'ork Orchostra, which Cnrl
Loewensteln organized. If Mr. Pnur succeed,
the programme will bp carried out If not tho
concerts will bo abandoned It ban been de
cided not to attempt thn twonty-tvo conceits
nt Carncglo Hall, so at the fortv-tour pro
jected there will probably not be, more than
ten given. Mr. LneweiiNteln has repudiated
all oonneotton Willi the eiincerth nnd has with
drawn from them entirely. It wus thought
that thn management of the Asfiria would
undertake thn twolv subscription coucerta.
but they, too, liavelieoiiiibaiidnuod
"Mr. LoevveriMeln entiilucieil the eormerU
on tho mt llbornl ha.l." rnid one of his for
mer as'olatcn Vr'teiday. "itnl ban h-st n for
tune. He wa fornit'ily a piusikji-dim butcher,
sold tho hUHliieirt ami lt the money In this en
terprise, lie had an urehuntru of ninety
pieces, and ougaged tho most expensive Solo
ists. Ho exieclod in make thn concerts fash
ionable, whfuh thev iiovor became. Inex
pensive soloists would have served his pur
pose just as well, but ho paid tho highest
prices. .There was pinctleally no suhsurip
tlon this year, nnd It was foreseen some weeks
ago that tho ambitious Programmes would
probably result In failure."
Dnhota Divorce Treated as Naught.
Disregarding a decree of divorce which John
W. Morriam obtained in Dakota last May, his
wife, Adelaide, moved bofore Justice Blschofl
of the Supreme Court ycstoivlay for alimony
and counsel fee In nu action sho has brought
against him for ukHparatlon on the ground of
abandonment. Ills wife days he is a member
of the firm of 1. X J-oneca.t Co, cigar manu
facturers, with an income of 1B,00o to S20.000
ii yeur, ami Mi- suy lie is emplovoil by thn firm
ul '-.i a wcvil.. Dvdslon was reserved, . 1
Wore a rtoyseveU Halt on, in Conrt bnt
XVas Jflned S10 Jult the Nnme.
A glgantle Rooerelt button, fully two Inches
In diameter, adorned the coat lapel of James
Meagher, ownor ot the Ad el phi Hotel, at 470
West Twenty-third streot, whon he appeared
before Magistrate fyol In the Jofferson Mar
ket Police Court yesterday afternoon ns the
defondant In an assault case. "Jimmy"
Meagher is known to ovcry politician and to
most other persons In tho Ninth Assembly
dlstrht as n stalwart Democrat, He was a
delegate to tho Dornoorntlo Stato Convention
ot ltftX). an aspirant to a legislative nomina
tion at tho hand of tho same patty In tho
same yi'ar, and ho Is at present an nctlve mem
ber ot the Pequod Club of tho Ninth Assembly
district. Magistrate Pool I a Republican.
The appearance ot Mongher and hi button
created a sensation In court. Clerks stared
and tho pollodmcn engaged In whispered con
versations. Ono of them pulled tho coattall of
Meagher ns ho paused by. asking:
"Why. Jimmy, havo you changed religion?"
"Yos." Moaghor replied, w;lth a smile.
Tho only ono who noticed nothing was tho
Court, Benjamin Pine of 47 West Twonty
sosond street was the complainant. Ha had
boon drinking In. Meaghor's saloon on Mon
day evening, he explained, when Moagher sud
denly exclaimed that tip had lost a valuable
diamond ring. During the tumult that fol
lowed somo one said: Hero It Is," at tho
same time stooping and aotlng'os.if he had
taken It from, l'lnos -trousers, whloh wero
turned up at the bottom. A general assault
on him followod, tho oomplalnant said, two
men holding blm. while Meagher struck him
In the face. Fliallylho was thrown from tho
The dotondant produced as a witness ono of
his bartenders, who also wore a Roosevelt but
ton, although not aulte as Inrgo as that ot his
omnloyer. The witnoss had to admit that tho
complainant had been attacked, but he said
that no blows wore struck by hlmsolt or the
defendant. As the ring story hnd not been
fully explained. Magistrate Pool llnod Meagh
er only $10. .
A visit was made to Meagher s saloon last
evontng. It was decorated with campaign
posters ot Yan Wyok and other Demooratlo
candidates. Tho owner was not In the saloon,
but sno of his bartendors was In ohargo.
"Thore Is a rumor that Mr. Meagher has"
flopped and fiono over to Roosevelt. Is that
Tho bartender gasnooVand looked as If he
had been told that tho Statue of Liberty had
been found to be made ot green cheese.
"Who Bays anything of tbe.klnd?" he asked
at last. After a whllo he added: Don't you
think thnt Meaghor does any flopping. He
Is as Btanoh a Demoprat now as ever."
Whorefore the Tiresenoe; of a two-lnoh
Roosevelt button on Mr. Meagher's coat lapel
when ho appeared as a prisoner before n Re
publican Magistrate yesterday remains unexplained.
Aidertnen Impugn the Legality of Shea's
Contract with the Drooklyn Road.
The Aldermen aro after the scalp ot Bridge
Commissioner John L. Shea. At yesterday's
meeting ot the board Alderman Molnness
(Rep.)otBrooklyn Introduced tho followlngres
olutlon: "Iiaohrd. That tho Committees on Law.
Bridges and Streets, and Highways be, and
are hereby, directed to investigate and report
to this board whether the contract made by
tho Commissioner of Bridges, by which tho uso
of pabllo property and a publlo highway was
granted to a railroad company. Is legal, with
out the consent of tho Municipal Amenably."
Tho contract referred to Is that which Com
missioner Shea mado with tho Brooklyn Elo
vatod Road for tho exclusive use ot the Brook
lyn Bridge. Mr. Molnness declared that tho
Municipal Assembly was mode tho custodian
ot the bridge by tho provisions of the charter,
which makes It a publlo highway, and that
Commissioner Shea had no right to enterlnto
a contract for its use by tho Brooklyn Ele
vated Road without the consent of the
Municipal Assembly. In support of his
contention he quoted sections 508 and
COO ot the ohartor. which provide that
the bridge, shall at all times be a publlo
highway subject to such regulations as tho
Municipal Assembly shall adopt and pre
scribe : also, that It is tho duty ot the Commis
sioner ot Bridges to execute the ordinances of
the Assombly rolatlvo to tho bridge. In the
case of tho contract with the Brooklyn Ele
vated. Alderman Mclnnesa said, Mr. Shea did
not evon consult the Municipal Assembly, but
J rent ahead and entered Into the agre-mont
ust as though suoh a governing body did not
xist. Tho legality of ms notion. Mr. Hclnness
eclared, was open to serious doubt.
Alderman Bridges (Dom.) of Brooklyn said
that Alderman Molnness was simply playing a
game of political buncombe.
" Why. this man," he continued. " came here
last week with an olive branoh In one hand and
an axe in the other."
The resolution waa finally adopted by a vote
of 31 to 10.
Kings County Dead Begins Its Through Ser
vice to Manhattan,
Tho Kings County Elevated Railroad began
sending through trains to this borough over
tho Brooklyn Bridge yesterday morning. The
first through train was run at 10 o'clock. Other
trains followed on a slx-ralnute headway until
11:30 o'clock, when, by the derailing of an
engine, trafllo was delayed for thirty minutes.
Tho Kings County road is using tho same sys
tem as thnt ot thn Brooklyn Elevated Railroad
Company. It has purchased twenty new elec
trlo motors, which irre used In hauling the
trains over the brldgo. Under tho contract tho
Kings County Company pays tho city ten cents
for each car operated over tho bridge, and It
'gives a guarantee that It will not operate less
than 833 cars a day, which amounts to $83.30
Started to Cross the Tracks in Mntpoth and
Became Confused Not Identified.
An east-bound Oyster Bay train on tho Long
Island Railroad struck and killed a woman at
the Maspoth avenue crossing in the town of
Newtown yesterday morning. Engineer Robert
White saw the woman attempt to cross the
tracks ahead ot his train, but It was too late for
him to stop. She became confused, and In an
instant the cnglno was upon hor. Tho woman
was thrown somo dlstanco to ono'Bldo of the
track nnd died In a few minutes. The body
was sent to RuolT's morgue at Maspeth. The
woman was about 25 years old and was C foot
2 Inches tall, Bho had on a blank skirt, a
checked waist, a straw hat trimmed with red
ribbon and two rod flowers, and a brown sack.
She had dark hair. The Coroner found noth
ing by which to aecortatn hor Identity, White
waa arrested.
BIIOAWWAV, Dnisdwmy ltedtord Av.
COk. alBT ST. IVulton ot. k FUtbuih Av.
Ortr Overcoat
showing em
braces Fashion's
raitnditto iu its
The roomy
Box Cout, tho
Overcoat tiKht-fittiDg Bur-
tout, tho popu
, $Jti to $oGi In r Half-Box,
"""""""-""" und all other
proper modeu
I five hore, in a
varioty of fabrics
and shades, nuoh
as you've never
Long, short and medium lengths ;
rough and smooth; modlum and
heavy weight. $15 to $55.
Undtiwrar Men's Combination Rults, perfect nt
tlng, ssiiudse.
Uojs'liuuiB Costs, $8 and up
Boys' KldtrdoVTB lltth Kobe, I2.2R sna up.
Our 50c, Ktckwsar is unnquillut,
Moii'h Sack Suits for Business
wear, $14 to $32.
Bpcclsl atttntlon to nnt-of-town order.
RnnrlMi,.., (1 81 1 ftun seta , 4 lifl Moon rises 7 A3
man watch this hat,
fUrnlrlfook. f Oil I Oov.IM'd.lO 07 I Hell (Ute.13 00
Arrived Tuisbat, Nov. 1.
6s rtrl, DrlsnJ, Marseille Oct. 10 nnd Naples
8 Mtrqostte, Oites, Ixmdmi.
Bs Jnn, Frssur.lfonteitii list.
Bs VVeeliswkeii, Cy, Phllsdelplils.
ttt Komiillr, CUrk, Liverpool,
8s Frletlsnd, Nickuls. Antwsrp,
fU llrooklrn Ultr, Welkins, Bristol,
rs 1,ti1I, Uonlen. ItATsnv.
fls Ardanross, Rmlth, Klnrotnn.
ns I.TaJfcsarn, Klrkwood. flhinahal.
Bs I)eiii('hlBni1,R''hlrrliart, UotterdAtn.
Ps HAblne. Taylor. Belfast.
Ha Brasilia, Reeling, Uainbnnr.
P Htrathavon. Sim, Rotterdam.
Ra rolarla. Rchaarsrhroldt. Hamburg,
fa Airs, Klikby, Klnotnn.
ps T(i)lalisf p. Asklns, Savannah.
Ss Rtate of Texas. Vniinir, llnmswlrlc,
Ps Princes Ann, Uulplmni, Norfolk.
Ss 11, f. DIMock, DaVcr, Bmt ,n.
IForlateranlTals see Fuel I'azt.l
Aamvr.H on.
Bs Tfiitonio. from New York, at Onnslnwn.
Bs Wfrta, from Niw York, at Gibraltar.
8s ThlnKVolls, from New Vork, atChtMlansand,
Pa Alichorla. from New York, nt MovlUe.
Ss Ksrlartlhe.rrom Nrw York, at Bremon.
8 Francisco, from New York, at Hull.
SAiLtn mom niREiox nan,
.B 5'fer Wlllielm dor Oroue, from Bremen for
Mew York,
sailed rr.oM Dowirrto torts.
s rtialmette. from New Orleans for New York.
Ba Kansas City, from Kavanuah fur New York.
oDtdotMa STKiusnm.
i .va(! Tt-Daii.
. . MaiUOnt. IViuI J.i(;.
Alconquln, Charleston noolit
Lampasas, Oalvestou nooi'M
Noordlami, Antwerp 10 ao A M laon M
BrltAnnie.Uverpool 0OOAM 1J00M
Pretoria, flu Rltt 1 00 V M BOO Pit
Yucatan, Havana loop SI soonf
Irrawaddy. (lrenada 13 00 lt 300 p M
AntlUa, Nassau 100PM 800 Pit
Sail Te-Uorrou.
Trinidad, Berwndft 100PM 3 00 r If
New York, RtDomlSffo... 100PM 800 FM
Ardanroso, Jamaica 3 00PM nOOPM
El Mar, Now Orleana 300PM
Sail FHdair. Ar. A.
nolsteln. Haytt 1000 A U 1200 M
Stale of Tejaa. Brunswick .'too I'll
Seminole, Charleston 800 Pit
Sail Saturday, Nn. S.
Etmria, Uverpool 30 A II 10 00 A XI
Annate Victoria, Ham
burg: 000 AM 1100 A if
LkToumlne. Havre........ 030 A M 1000AM
Paale. Bremen OROAM IOC AM
Ethiopia, Glasgow 10 00 AM 1300 oi
Rotterdam, Rotterdam. .. BOO AM 10 00 AM
Brasilia, Hamburg UOOAM
Marquette, London 9 00AM
Buffalo. Hull
St. Leonards, Antwerp.... ,
Alpa.Uaytl 10 00 A M 1300 M
Adirondack. Kingston 10 00 A M 13 00 M
Philadelphia, La Onajrra.. 100 PM 0 00 I'M
C. of Vfaahlnirton.navana.lO HO A M 1 00 P H
PrinaYVillcm V..Hayti.. ..10 00 AM 1 00 P M
Oallleo, La, Plata 10 30 A M 100PM
Capri, Rio Janeiro 11 00 AM 100PM
Hllvia. Newfoundland 1300 M 3 00 P M
TJsbonenae, Para 1 00 P M BOO PM
Roman Prince. La Plata.. .13 00 M 3 00PM
Knickerbocker. N. Orleana n 00 P M
Nueces, Galvcaton 8 00PM
ixcoMina STXursmrs.
Dut Tc-Dan.
Bt. Leonards Antwerp Octl
nispanla Hamburg Oct IS
Kdam Amsterdam Oot33
KaiaerWUhelmH Gibraltar Oct 24
F.lhlopU Glasgow Oct 33
Lahn , Bremen Oct 23
Albano 1 Havre Oct lu
Astrakhan... Shields Oct 10
Jobannesbenrer. Rhlelde Oct ID
Knickerbocker New Orleans Oct 37
Seminole Jacksonville Oct 30
Dut Tkuriday, Nov. S.
Oldenbunr Bremen Oct 33
Georgian Prince Manchester Oct 20
Nueces GalTeston Oct 27
8rinoco Bermuda Oct 27
Ibers St. Lucia Oct 27
Cltjot Augusta BavannaJh Octal
Macedonia Haven 0ct3t
Philadelphia. Ponce Oct 29
Du Friday. Nov. U.
Campania Liverpool Oct 29
KanaaaClty Hwanaea Oct 21
Algiers New Orleana. ...Oct 30
Maori 81 Lucia Oct 37
KanaaaClty Savannah Nov 1
' Dut Saturday. Nov. i.
Cyjnrio Liverpool.. - Oct 20
Croma Bhlclda ..,Oot33
Indrapur. Gibraltar Oot33
Itekla Chrtstiansasd. Oct 33
New Orleans New Orleans Octal
Dut Sunday. Nov. 6.
LaQaecogne. Havre ,.. Oot39
PalaUa Hamburg . Ocl3S
Naranjs, Olbraltax. Oct 38
.lsa Hamburg.. ........... ..Oct 24
Nordaaret Antwerp Oot 38
Knight Bachelor London Oct 28
Buffalo Hull Oct 28
Colorado Oalveaton Oot 80
Chalmett New Orleans Nov 1
Dut Monday, Nov. 7.
Menominee London Oct 27
Trojan Prince Gibraltar..., Oct 24
Concert In Brooklyn.
At Association Hall. Brooklyn, will be elven
this evening tho eocond of the series of sonic
recitals undor tho auspices of the Brooklyn In
stitute of Arts and Sciences. The soloists Are
to be lime. Cbarlotto Maoonda, Mr. Evan Wil
liams and Mr. Loo Uchulz.
'ii i i i to.
Time and (gain wt Overhear: "01, 1 ran net aa
good a ready-made suit ss llirt for less," or "t
can have that made-to-order for the same price."
Now, most of you are talking
ihrough your eyo, and your eye
isn't to bo trusted.
Here aro two black and white
mixtures, both good cloths, the
tailoriug, to.all intents, tho Banie;
but one at $14 is meant to bet
ter the 15 tailor's suit, the
other at $80 to equal any tailor's
$50 suit and both do what
they're meant to do.
What are you going to do?
Trust your eyo or trust us ?
You needn't do even that
your money back if you want it.
Suits, H to $35.
Overcoats, $15 to $60.
The Model Bhoe, S5.
The best of Derby, $3.
Furnishings of albklnda.
All of them subject to your
money back.
Hogeiis, Pekt & Qo.
Prince and Broadway.
Warren and Broadway.
Thirty-second and Broadway.
Creditors' Days Under the nnnkrnptcy Act.
Since tho new bankrupt act went into efTeet
there hnvo been flloct In this city 101 voluntary
petitions. To-day Is the first day for Ullng ln
voluntary petitions by creditors.
flAItOENT-CAllltYL On Tuesday. Nov. 1, at
the chantry of Grace Church, by the Ber."Wll
11am R. Huntington, D. p., Oonstance, daughter
of Charles E. and the late Mary Wetmoro Carry 1.
to Joseph Barzrnt, Jr., of Boston.
BAIRD. On Oct. 31, Sells, eldest daughter of
Matthew and Isabel Balrd, aged 24 years and 3
Funeral services Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock
at her late residence, 4u West 70th at. Interment
at convenience of family.
CHKESMAX. At Garrieons-on-Hudson. on Tues
day morning, Nov. 1, 1898, John Cummlngs
Cheesman, In the 12th year ot his age, only son
of Clara Livingston and Timothy Matlack Cnees
man, M. D.
Funeral aervices will be held at Bt. Phtllp'e Church
In the Highlands on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 1
CONN ELL. On Monday, Oct. 81, at her real
dance, 140 Fierrepont at., Brooklyn, Margaret
Eleanor, beloved wife of James B. Connell, in
the esth year of her age.
Funeral from the Church of tie Holy Trinity, cor
ner Clinton and Montague ate.. Brooklyn, on
Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 2, at 3 o'clock.
Please omit flowsn.
STEVUNS.-On Mondar, Oct. 31, 1898, at South
Orsnge, N. J.. Mary Worth, daughter of Mary 0.
and the late Joseph Oldon and wife of Frederick
W. Btevens.
Funeral services at Trinity Church, Princeton,
N. J., on Thursday morning, Nov. 3, on arrival of
11 o'clock train, Pennsylvania Ballroad, from
foot of Cortlandt St., New York. Friends and
relatives are invited to attend without further
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