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I YQL LIVI.-K0. 109. NEW YORK, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1898. -COPYRIGHT, 1898. BY THE SUN PRINTING AND PUBLISHING ASSOCIATION. -THIRTY PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS. 'M
I jSlSY'S PLAIN speech.
niir wk took and irtir ira must
itcr.v the PHILIPPINES.
yatlonnl Duty Required Their Occupation.
and Also Requires Tlint We Should
(Ta Them the Benefits of, American
Gefernuient Snrnnnnh'i Reception.
SiYAsirt- On . Deo. 17. The fine weather.
oide delightful by the elaborate forethought
which oharactcrlrod all the nrrangoment.
BuJethe vlill of Prosldont MoKinley and his
tfudllnc companions here to-day memorable.
The occasion was momprabla also (or the
liln-npokcn speech delivered by the Presl
5nt at the dinner to the evening. He do
ilireJ that thero could bo no change In the
financial nnd revenue potior of the Govern
ntnt for at least four rears, and he asserted
Out having taken the PhlllpplnosMn responae
lo a CM of national dutr. it was alao the na
tion' duly to bco that the peoplo thero reotlved
the benefit of sood government and peaoe
under tho American flag.
1'rom the moment the partr arrived, at 11
o'clock this morning, until tho last apeooh was
mado at the banquet to-night and tho lasteoho
oftholastchoer had died away, the occasion
was the most thoroughly onjorablo of tho
tour. A great deal, of course, was due to tho
toft ektea and air and the beautr of tho oltr.
with its wide, clean stroots. lined with mag
nolias nnJ llve oaks' " Prettr parks, its
(lately old churches and publlo buildings, and
ill the material attractions for whtoh Savannah
I) well known. But a groat deal more was duo
to the programmo which Savannah's hoe
pltalltr had provided and which careful plan
ting carried out bo smoothly.
The President to-night is more than glad
that be took the advice of Sooretarr Alger, who
had stopped In Bavannah while visiting the
fcmttioru camps, and on his return urged the
President to Include this cttr in his tour. The
tltUensot Savannah also are glad that ho took
the Secretary's advlco, for thoy woro anxious to
ice him, as was shown by the fact that thou
rtnds stood In the stroots for more than three
hours waiting for his arrival. The entire oltr
pre him a welcome, and It is also understood
tint no business of serious account was trans
ited until the afternoon, although no holiday
had been agreed upon.
The eptolal train was late in coming in. but
Savannah wa just as happy, and tho Presi
dent's drive to tho Do Soto Hotel and then to
the army camps, where the troops stationed in
and around the city were to be reviewed, was
seized on for another of those demonstrations
which have mode President McElnley's trip
through the South a progress suoh as only a
Democratic candidate on a froo-sllrer platform
would reasonably expect. The drive gavo a
little illustration of tho war tho details of the
Presidential party had been looked after. In
that all the twenty carriages provided for the
guests and the Reception Commltteo were
drawn by white horses.
No place could have been better fitted for the
purposes of such a review as was held this
morning than the park which offered a parade
ground about four times as largo as the field at
West Point. When the President and review
ing party mounted the stand the soldiers could
be seen at rost far across the park, and tho
red-lined coats of the artillery, the gleam of
baronets and the moving masses of men as
they wheeled and fell Into line were a striking
rpectacle. There was not muoh oheering of
tie troops ; tho Bight was too fine.
The reglmonts in the Una were the First
I Texas, Socond Louisiana. Third Nebraska,
Third Georgia. Ninth Illinois. Second South
Carolina, Fourth Illinois. Forty-ninth Iowa,
and the Sixth Missouri Artlllory. Seoond Regu
lar Artillery, First Maine Light Artillery. Bat
teries 0 and F of the Third Artillery. Bat
teries B of the Fourth and D of the
Fifth Artillery. The heavy artillery marohed
as infantry. In the opinion of the revlewors
the blxth Missouri Regiment, without pre
vious military, training, showed the best drill.
President McKInley made an appreciated hit
when, ns the Third Nebraska came to tho
stand and Llout.-Col. Ylaqualn ascended the
steps to pay his respeots, he made Col. Vla
OAialn stand boside him to review his regiment.
The lfglment was the on formerly oom
niai'ileri by Col. Bryan, and its work called
forth praise The men were the huskiest in
"i, the review, and the regiment was not badly
drilled. Major-Gen. Keller was In command of
the troops, but as be took a place In the stand
llrlg.-Geu. Wheaton commanded for the pur
pose of review. Lleut.-Col. Hoskins com
minded tho cavalry. It was noticed that all
the regiments except the Third Georgia wore
armed with Krug-Jorgensen rifles. Gens.
Mutter, Lawton and Wheeler expressed them
ffites us highly pleased by the rovlew and the
hewing the troops had made.
n hen tho lost battery had filed past, the re
viewing stand was Immediately deserted lijr
the President and his party to resume seats In
thslrcarrlagos. and then a long drive In and
i round Bavannnh was taken, affording the first
rood sight to many in the party of a city whose
picturesque, simple and cleanly beauty Is
wobably uusurpassed anywhere In the South.
The drive ended at the riverside, where the
pilot boat EHtclle. chartered for the occasion,
took the city's guests down the river
to quarantine on a three hours' trip.
lull of cnioyable Incidents, of which none
was more striking than tho encounter
with the transport .Chester. She lay down In
the bight with the Fourth Virginia Regiment
alioard. bound for Havana. When the Estolle
a Flffhted tho transport was turned Into a
snip of yelling soldiers. They climbed far up
into the rigging and hung in festoons; they
stood on the rail and endangered their lives by
dancing up und down there. The President
stood up In the shrouds of the pilot boat and
waved hi, hat.
riis ladles of the Presidential party, while
tiis men were off on this junket, were driven to
Honaventure, where luncheon was served to
them fhoy returned about 5 o'clock, at the
same time as the river party brought up at the
uoKoto again. Then all retired to their rooms
or rest and preparation for the dinner In the
hotel this evening.
it nesH o'clock when the President entered
the dining hall, to the muslo of "Hall to the
thief," nil the diners In the room standing until
J seated himself. During the dinner muslo
jas furnished by the band ot the Ninth Illinois.
he ladles of the President's party were enter
tained at dinner at the same time by tho ladlos
of the Auxiliary Reception Committee, and
! . V" haJ D fa assigned them In the main hall,
'hat they could enter nnd hear the speeches.
Alter the eating pnrt of the dinner was over the
Programme of speeches begun. It was:
(itnf ril Welcome President of Bavannah Board ot
Trade
Relcom, of City of Savannah-Mayor P.W.Mel.
flrllu,
n.ti.n.j...... .. ........
.- kmieu Diaiea rresiaeni uejuniey.
Cemtnerce-B. retary (lags.
ir C'rur-Breurr Aliier.
The IJni-Foituiastr.Oenrl Smith.
' vy-Brcrilry Long.
&mctiltui-Btcre tarr Wilson.
"uman-JlaJor-fltn. Joseph Wheeler.
.Each sneaker was Introduced by some well
known citizen of Bavannah.
"rao fully acknowledging the words of wel-.K-V
resident ilcKinloy said In Tils address:
,. There Is cause for congratulation that, with
ino grave problems before us growing out of
"'.'arwitriHpalti. wo ore free from any dl
iiin'1 at homo. Our financial and revenue
policies cannot be changed for at least four
f .i"' ni'1 wtmtevor legislation may bo had uf
If,"1 "lem during thut period will be to Im
prove and strongmen, not destroy thorn. The
I'uiiiio mind can therefore repose In reasonable
',7,url,,y' while buslnoss will proceed without
ii'i .'"'"."loii of i-erlous and sudden changes,
' Jisiurhitigtnthu commercial world nnd so
ui tra ling to tho business man.
Allot this is fortunute for the country, for
iv.V.'i"'0" Bt a"d every stctlon of the country,
'veil those wlio (li)Nlre other und dlfforent poll
'';'' I'fffi'rticininnence to constant change or
."ai Is almost as hurtful, the fear of change.
f'"'" J.re happily now no dnmnstlo differeuoos
eon,... '.'"'progress and prosperity of the
iitr, which nUr peaceful relations nlth the
'lii "'.world will onoourago and atrengthun.
!!.. ", 'onunuto, too. In another aonse. It
iVUL ' '' """'t try free to coualdor and discuss
' iutHtions Mhlch nro liiimBillntely bofore
i,,l 'hh'ssed by party or politioal alliances,
i II- e new questions aru to bo thought out
, A r.lft ( uillltji An Kterlnstlng rteraem-
I branee.
I , ".".Vain Idti! I'.iunlilii Tni, All dealers, or
r. teru.nOo., 167 Broadway, Xew York. il.
I b ?. - All ruffs hcariug our tnulsma.'k are
I 'J' "h"hii.asssni."
"1'wduUtshiip, E.tW,-Udi.
and wrought out, not In a spirit ot partisan
ship, but In a spirit of patriotism t dot for tho
temporary advantago of ono party or the other,
tiut for tho lasting advantage of tho country.
Neither prejudloo nor passion nor previous
condition can embarrass tho free action and
calm judgment of tho citizens. We have en
tered upon new paths. We are treading in an
unexplored field, which will test our wisdom
aud statesmanship. The chief consideration
la one of duty I our action must bo controlled
by It No settlement la admissible which will
not preserve pur honor and promote tho best
Interests ot all concerned.
"with n united country aud tho gathered
wisdom of all tho noqple, sooklng only tho
right. Inspired only by honest purpose, moved
pnlr by. duty and humanity, wo cannot err.
We may be baffied.or deterred and often dis
couraged, but ilnal success In n cause which Is
altogether unselfish and humanitarian can
only bo deferred, not provonted.
"If, following the dear precepts of duty, ter
ritory talis to us and the woltarq of an alien
people requires our guidance and protection,
who will shrink frorn the responsibility, grnvo
though it mar be T Can we leave these peoplo
who. by, the fortunes of war nnd our own acts,
are helpless and without government, to chaos
and anarchy after we havo destroyed tho only
Government they havo hndr llnvlngdestroyed
their Government, It Is the duty of tho Amorl-
gan people to provide for them a bettor ono.
hall wn distrust ourselvos. shall wo proolalm
to the world our Inability to glvo kindly gov
ernment to oppressed peoples, whose future
br the victories of war is confided to us? wo
mar wish it wore otherwise, but who will ques
tion our dutr now? It Is not a question of
keeplngthe Islands of tho oast, but ot leaving
them. Dewey and Morrltt took them, nnd tho
country instantly nnd universally applauded.
Could wo have brought Dewey awar without
universal condemnation at nnytlmo from tho
1st of 'Mar, the day of his brilliant vlctorr,
which thrilled the world with Its boldness and
heroism 7 Was It right to order Dowoy to go
to Manila and capture or destroy tho Spanish
fleot, and to despatch Merrltt and his army to
reinforce him? . .
"If it was duty to send them thore. duty re
quired thorn to remain there, and It was their
clear duty to annihilate the fleet, take tho city
ot Manila, and destroy tho Spanish sovereignty
In the archlpotago. Having dono all that In the
lino of duty. Is thero, any loss duty to remain
there and give to tho inhabitants protection,
and also our guidance to a hotter Government,
which will sooure to them ponce and education
and security In their life and property and In
tho pursuit of happiness ?
Are wo unablo to do this? Are we to sit
down in our Isolation and recognize no obliga
tions to a struggling people whose present con
ditions we have contributed to make? I would
rather havo the confldoncoot tho poot Brynnt
when ho exclaims:
" Thou, ray country, thou shalt never fall;
Bess and stormy air '
Are tin wide lurrler of thy border, where,
Among tby gallant sons that guard the well.
Thou langh t enrmtes. Who shall then declare
The data of thr deep-founded strength, or tell
IIow hupur la thy lap the aons ot men shall
dwell?
" My fellow citizens, whato ver covenants duty
has mnde for us in tho year 1808 wo must
keep." .
Secretary Gage said. In part:
"The production of a highly olvlllred state
in many. If not most, of Its articles of manu
facture, will ultimately exceed the needs. If not
tho power to consume, of Its people. Capital,
tending to Increase through economies in dis
tribution and exchango.lt confined to geo
graphical limits, will aggravate the tendency
toward local over-production. New agonctes.
like factories, mills and railroads, will bo
created, and these will fiercely strlvo to got
foothold In n market over-supplied. Under
such congosted conditions profits must dimin
ish, wages fall nnd capltnl go without reward.
The only relief Is the widening out of what in
another sense has been callod the sphere of
Influence.'
"By tho orderlngs of n fate oraprovldonco
little suspected by us wo ot this land have
been pushed forward as it were against all
our traditions, to face new responsibilities, new
duties and now opportunities. If, with due hu
mility, wo shall try to And our way to the larger
life events have brought to us: If, with an
honest regard for tho duties which the great
and strong owe to the weak and heirless, we
take up what mny seem a present unprofitable
burden. w shall. I believe, in the fullness of
time, find out that in our larger relations nnd
In our extended commerce 'philanthropy and
5 per cent, may bo made to go together.'
Secretary Alger. Secretary Long nnd Post-master-Gcnoral
Smith spoke extemporane
ously and made felicitous addresses well In
accord with the momentous day they had en
joyed. Secretary Wilson, in conclusion, said:
"I speak of the vocation where the finest
physical development is combined with the
highest moral worth and puM to duty Is squared
with the word of God and the Declaration of
Independence. I speak of the nation's jury
men when factions rago and Its certain de
fenders In times of peril: of the nursery
ot statesmen nnd jurists, of warriors and
soholars. ot merchant princes and carrier
magnates. The old South reduced the fertil
ity of its fields for a century In producing raw
material for the factories of other sections and.
other nations. The new South Is diversifying
Its Industries, adding skill to field crops and
greater value to the product ot Its mines.
Great progress is being made to educate all Its
workers toward the Industries, and few sec
tions enuni it In this regard.
"The youngfnrmerof the South should study
soils rather than the dead languages: he
should learn of the plant In preference to
ancient history, and tho feeding of nnimals
before giving trial to belles lettres. The stud y
of the movement of moisture In tho soil will
pay better than tho study of oratory. Barnyard
poultry offers greater rewards for their Intelli
gent care than county office. The mutton
sheep pays moro for attention than State
heroes, while tho promise of a dairy loow is
Infinitely more certain of being kept than the
promise of hripnlness In Congressional life,"
Gen. Wheeler s speech was a brief tribute to
ten subject to which ho responded and moved
his hearers, who were mindful of tho Presi
dent's reference at Montgomery to the "little
General's daughter." deeply.
Tho President's speech was evidently made
for the purpose ot preparing his case for pre
sentation to the Senate and was punctuated by
storms of oomment In answers to the
questions he asked, and with applause at
every sentence. The uproar was wlldost
When he said, "Dewer and Merrltt took
the Philippines," and when he asked If It
were right to sond Dewer thore and Mer
rltt and his army to reinforce him, his
audience yelled "Yes I" "Tosl" times innumer
able. His conclusion was greoted with one of
the fiercest outbursts which his speeches have
regularly brought forth In tho last few days, and
a shout of " You'ro a wlnnerl" wasjthe lead for
more affirmative cheers.
tl'KlXT,KY'3 WOltns BEAR PltVlT.
A BUI Opening W ntlonal Soldiers' Ilomes to
Confederate Veterans.
Wabiusoton, Dee. 17. President McKlnley's
suggestion. In hlsspeechat Atlantaon Wednes
day, that tho time had come for tho people ot
the whole country to unite with those of the
South In caring for tho Confedorato dead, has
borne qulok fruit in the Houso of Representa
tives. Mr. llixey ot Virginia has Introduced a
bill opening national soldiers' homes to dis
abled veterans of the Confederate servlco from
18)1 to 18!5. His colleague. Mr, Lamb of
Richmond, followed this with a bill directing
tho Secretary ot Warto permltclerksnppolnted
by tho Governors of the several States Inter
ested to copy tho muster rolls or ro'ters of the
Confederate army now In tho War Department
as part of tho records of the rebollton.
Republican Congrossmon. notably Mr. Can
non, Chairman of tho Committee on Appro
priations, saw In this tho first step toward the
enactment ot a law granting pensions to Con
federate soldiers. To a fellow member, a
younger man, Mr, Cannon said:
"You'll bo voting, and early In your career,
too, for pensions to the mon on tho Confeder
ate roils."
A.VASA JIACK FIIOM ROUK.
Won't Tf 11 Tlint He Went For and Didn't
Ilrlng Awar n Single Souvenir.
Amasa Thornton, in a now silk hat, a yard
wldo smile, and "on tho level," got back home
from Rome yesterday, Amasu's disappearance
a month ago will be recalled, Ho didn't tell
even his closest friends where he was going or
oven that ho was going. lie juat dropped out
of sight. The next thing heard of him was in n
cablo despatch from Homo. lie had seen tho
Pope. Amasa'B friends nil wondered what sort
of souvenir Amnsa would bring home with him
then. Last nluht ho told Tin Sun reporter
that he hadn't biought a thing away Irom the
Vatican. Amasa said that ho had gone to Rome
on husinoss for cllonts whose lawyer he Is. Ho
declined that It was all private business and ho
oouldn't tell Its nature.
"I'm on the level now," he said, on tho
lovel."
"On the dead, urn you on the level ?"askod
his questioner. On the dead," said Amaa.
"Kowthoro's no use talking tome, fori won't
say a word "
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Plamonds, ana Jewelry, and silver novaltlea, 40 per
cent, below prices elsewhere. Open eTsulnic. -Ado,
T. 8. StleU X.lrnrlce.
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LIBERALS IN A DILEMMA.
XASIKll TO OVBT UAnCOVKT TJiU.V TO
TiAME iiis saccEison.
Rlr William's Resignation Found the Itose-
beryltes Unprepared Campbell-Banner-
ronn and Herbert Asqulth as Candidates
for the leadership Lord Salisbury's Hint.
SpKJal CabU PtrpnUb (sThiBuw.
Lonsom, Deo. 17. The intrigues of tho Ilose
bory wing of tho Liberal party havo succeoded
in ousting Sir William Vernon Harcourt from
tho leadership of tho opposition In the Houso
ot Commons, but this has been easlor than it
will be for them to secure the nomination of
the successor thoy desire. Sir William's suddon
action having forced matters to an issue before
tho Roseboryltes were ready to enter into pos
session. Lord Itosobery, as hasotton been pointed out,
has been for a long time Informally devoting
himself to tho effort ot regaining tho position
oflcadorot the Liberal partr. Tho events of
last autumn favored him on account ot the
prominence ot foreign politics and tho Issuo ot
Imperialism, upon which questions Lord Itoso
bery would bo In touch with national senti
ment, but tho Liberal party has not rot found a
rallying point.
If LordTtosebory should bo forcod to assume
tho leadership now his task would bo as hope
less as when he nbandonod It.hcneo his faction
will unanimously counsel a postponement of
any settlement ot the leadership In the House
of Commons which will bo taken to indlcato
which Liberal faction Is dominant Conse
quently, there Is a strong opinion that Mr.
Henry Campbell-Bannerman will be annotnted,
on the prlnolple that ho will meet with the least
resistance. He is rich, easy-going and tactful,
and his personal popularity Is Indicated by the
fact that both parties were willing to elect hlra
to tho Speakership, which his colleagues In
the last Rosebory Cabinet prevented him from
accepting, as ho was regarded as Indispensable
to the conciliating elemont.
Herbert Asqulth Is. of course Lord Rose
bery's man. His prominence Is too well known
to need reference, but Harcourt, who Is the
most skilful parliamentarian of tho Liberals,
sitting as an active independent momber.could
attack tho Rosoberyltes through Asqulth with
suoh likelihood ot suocess as makes Asqulth's
appointment dangerous to his faction. Still, he
Is tho most likoly candidate after Campbell
Bannerman. Neither Grey nor Fowler can carry sufllolont
weight. If thero should be a dark horso in tho
running It will probably bo Horbert Glad
stone, who commands universal respect.
Meanwhile tho rehabilitation ot the Ltbora
party as a whole depends upon their finding1
some cry on which they will be ablo to go be
fore tho country as a united body.
Lord Salisbury, In addressing tho members
of tho Constitutional Club yesterday evening,
generously gavo them tho hint that an attack
on the House of Lords might servo this pur
pose. Premier Salisbury proceeded to defend
the peers In advance upon stereotyped linos.
The most interesting point in Salisbury's
speech was a compliment to ono of tho institu
tions ot the American Constitution, which Is
not often paid by self-satlsflod Englishmen.
Referring to the censure passed on him on ac
count ot his retloenoe as to foreign affairs. Lord
Salisbury pointed out that it was impossible to
take "the people" into his confidence without
taking every on else.
There axe numbers ot things that I would
gladly expose to the representatives of the
people of this country." said Lord Salisbury,
"if I could oxposo them without exposing
them also to every court In Europe. It Is a
great disadvantage. I fool tho want ot such an
Institution as the Committee on Foreign Rela
tions is to the United States of America. It is
Impossible for us In our Parliament to have
such nn Institution, but It must be of great ad
vantage for a Minister to be able to meet por
sonsnotofhls own political opinion and ex
plain to them the reasons for his action."
FINANCIAL 8CAXDAZ Z.Y AVSTItlA.
Stock Jobbing by Iron Companies May Re-
anlt In Opening n Mow aiarket.
Special Cablt DttpaUh lo Tnr But.
VreNNA, Dec. 17. A financial scandal In Aus
tria mar open a new market In Iron-ore prod
ucts to the world. At present there is a pro
hibitive dutr whloh has led to the formation ot
a trust, all tho iron mines In Austria falling
Into tho hands ot two companies, the Alpines
and the PragerEIsen Industrie Gesellschnft.
Tho leading financial Institution of Austria,
tho Credit Anstalt, entered into open partner
ship with the trust, doputlng directors in both
companies and receiving two ot the Pragor
directors on its own board.
In two rears the Alpines shares roso from 00
to 200 florins. The Pragers at a nominal
value ot 200 florins were quoted at 1,003 a
wook ago whon the amalgamation ot the com
panies was mootod. Thon tho sudden resig
nations of those directors who wore on the
boards of both companies and tho bank caused
a publlo sonsat'.on. Tho resignations wore ex
plained by the appearanco ot an inspired ar
ticle In tho mener, Alieni ltt. an offlolal or
gan of the Government, declaring that tho
resolution of the directors of the Prager Com
pany to refund 4,000,000 florins to Its share
holders was a Disco of jobbery. The Prager
shares wero threatened with erasure from the
official list of the Bourse or a reduction In the
duty on Iron " In order to break the pernicious
trust under which nearly every Industry using
Iron has been Buffering."
Shares began to fall heavily, and in order to
prevent this tho directors published an expla
nation that, the company having accumulated
In thirteen years a seorot reserve ot 12,000,000
florins, which was moro than the share capital,
they are now returning one-third of this, not
as profit but as a return ot the capital Invested.
Tho Government stigmatizes this as stock
watering aud jobbery. Tho Credit Anstalt Is
of tho samo opinion. Tho resolution to return
4,000,000 florins will certainly bo cancelled, but
the demands for a Toductlon of tho duty on
Iron nnd legal measures againat tho trust may,
nevertheless, prevail, resulting In the opening
of anew market.
The yearly output of iron ore in Austria,
apart irom Hungary, is 1.600,000 tons.
TUB GORDON MKMORIAL COLTjUOB.
Kitchener's Hchmue May Tin Opposed lie.
cause It Is Non-Clirlstlnn.
Iptdal Cablt DttpakS lo Tna 8c.
Lovdok, Deo. 17 It is said that Gen. Lord
Kitchener's Gordon Memorial College scheme
will not be put through without a protest,
which, howevor. will be utterly In vain, as the
money has already boen aubsoribed. As Is
well known. Gen. Kitchener absolutely refused
all entreaties to make tho collego a Christian
instl tutlou, saying that If tho cnllegs was to bo
of any practical value it must be not only uon
Christian, but actually Mussulman in Its con
stitution and teaching.
Gordon's sistor, it is now reported, Is about
to mako publlo a protest against any Institu
tion from which the Bible Is exoluded purport
ing to perpetuate the memory of hor illus
trious brother, who, above all things, was an
ardont Christian. She may bo dlssuadod from
making such a futile protest, but there Is in
dubitably a considerable number of peraons
who are unablo to see the absolute necessity
of Gen, Kitchener's resolve.
When tho Quardian, the best known and
most weighty Church organ, expressed Its
agreoment with Kltoliener, even advocating
the teaching of the Moslem religion, it raised a
oonalderablu storm among a part ot its readers.
t
TjAMMKUTH'B ailOttTAGK $4GJ103.
Niagara County's TrrnsnrerMlsapproprlates
the Public fundi.
LoCKPOitT, N. Y Dec, 17. The Investiga
tion Into the affairs of County Treasurer John
0, Lammons assumed a definite shape tnls
afternoon. The Board 'of Supervisors adopt
ed a resolution demanding his resignation Im
mediately, Tho Committee on Treasurer's
Accounts mado Its report, Recording to In
structions from the board, as to the balances
on hand In the banks designated as deposito
ries of county funds. The report covored bal
ances on Nov. 1 and Deo. 17. Tho committee
found that the total balance to tho credit ot the
oounty to-day was 5504. The Treasurer's
books showed a balance on tho same date ot
S47.308.OO. On Nov. 1 tho total balanco In the
banks was less than two and the Treasurer's
books oalleu for ovor $47,000. This showed a
shortage In tho general fund to-day of $40,
noil. The condition of the Infant heir and
trust funds Is not yot shown. Tho Niagara
Savings Bank. In which they are deposited,
reported a balance of fOO.000 on Nov. 1 and
$01,000 on Dec. 17. This fund has not been
impniredra crcat (leal. II any. Tho condlttob ot
the oxclne fund, which was also kept separate,
Is not ascertained by tho committee as yet.
but tho National Exclianco Bank ot Lockport
it the only bank reporting a balanco In that
fund, and the amount is only W15.
MnjnrT.lames Low. who was on Lammerta's
bond prior to 18t7. whon tho -Muryland Fidel
ity Company cave his boud In the sum ot
$75,000. said this afternoon that Lammerts's
friends had tried to save htm, buCgave up the
task when they learned the extont ot the ap
parent shortage.
The board adopted n resolution demanding
Lammerts's resignation, and directing the
committeo to notify tne Maryland Fidelity and
Trust Company, as surety, of the shortage, and
to tako steps to recover thoTcountr funds which
should be on hand and which are missing. An
other resolution was adopted directing tho
committee. In caso they could not communi
cate with Lammerts at onco. or in case ho re
fused to resign, to formulate charges against
him. transmitting tho same to Gov. Black, ro
auestlng the Treasurer's Immediate removal.
Lammerts Is 4f yoars old. and has a fine
family. He was originally a blacksmith, and
In 1800 left tho forge to speculate In Falls real
estate, making nearly $200,000 In three years.
Tho Republican organization found htm useful
and In return for his services as a party worker
nominated and elected him County Treasurer
In 1803. He was re-clocted In 1WKJ. Prior to
Januarv, 1807, he had nine citizens of the
county on his bond, and tho shortage mar ex
tend beyond that date. It Is said the personal
bond has been discharged.
CHICAGO EXTENSION TRANCUISK.
Mew Ordlnnnre Prepnred on Behalf of the
Street Car Compnnles,
CmcAOo. Deo. 17. Although tho City Coun
cil at last Monday night's meeting withdrew
tho street railway tranchlso ordinance from
the joint Commltteo on Streets and Alleys, that
commltteo held a meeting this afternoon and
took undor consideration nn amended ordi
nance submitted to the committee by the sub
committee appointed to draft an amended
ordinance.
Tho proposed ordinance, with n number of
new amendments, will probably be presented
at the next meeting of the Council. It Is cer
tain to bo vetoed by tho Mayor. Tho ordi
nance provides for a twenty-seven-year ex
tension from 1003 to 1030: pavement of nil
6treets occupied by the roads within flvo years,
and thereafter tho payment ot 3 per cent, ot
tho gross receipts of the oompnny from tho
tenth to the twentieth year, 4 per cent from
tho twontleth to tho twenty-fifth year,
and 5 per cent, from the twenty
fifth to tho thirtieth year: 5-cent fares
for the whole period, with tho further
provision that six tickets bo sold for 25 cents
upon demand, good from 0:30 to 8 A.M. and
4:30 tot) P. M. : tho right to purchase t,ho roads
after 1030, the value to he fixed liy joint an-
firalsers. and a guaranty bond of $1,000,000 tor
althful performance of all obligations.
Alderman Klmhell's amendment provides
that the term ot tho franchtso shall extend to
HMO," nnd the rate of compensation bo as fol
lows: Four per cent. In the period from the
twentieth to thlrtloth year: t por cent, from
the thirtieth to fortieth year, and ! percent,
thereafter. It also does away with the SfSO
yearly Itcenso for each car in use by the com-tianies.
NEW CHANNEL IN THIS HARBOR.
The Board of Engineer Offlcrrs Indorse Col.
LndloTr's Sehrirm.
Wa.sniNQTON.Deo.117. The Board of Engineer
Officers appointed br the Seoretary ot War to
recommend a scheme for a new channel In New
York harbor has decided to Indorse substan
tially the recommendations contained In a re
port of Col. Ludlow of the Engineer Corps (now
a Major-General of volunteers), who was In
charge of river and harbor work at New York.
A letter was received by the Chief of Engineers
to-day from Col. Robert. Chairman of the boird.
In which be says that the formal report will be
forwarded In a fow days. Col. Ludlow's scheme
of abandoning the present harbor channel and
making anew one.to be known as the huetClian
nel. was adopted by Col, Robert and his col
leagues. Thlsnewchannel trill be amore direct
route to the ocean, being six miles shorter
than the old. The Robert board recommend
thnt the width ot the proposed new channel be
fixed at 2.000 feet, instead of 1,500 feet, au reo
ommonded by Col. Ludlow, and they also In
crease his estimate of the cost ot dredging
from 7a to 10 cents a cublo yard.
THE RACES RESPONSIBLE.
Louis Gevrlrz. a Bad Loser, Jumps from a
Ferryboat Rescued.
Louis Gewlrz. 34 years old, a journeyman
baker, of 111 Division street, j u m ped overboard
from the ferryboat Whitehall of the Hamilton
avenuo line while she was on the way to
Brooklyn about 0:45 o'clock last ovcnlnc. The
boat, which was In midstream at the time, was
stopped, and the man. who was evidently
making a desperate olTort to keen at the sur
face of the water, eagerly grabbed a ropo
which one of the dooL hands throw to him. lie
was dragged aboard, and on reaching the
Brooklyn dock was handed over to n police
roan and locked up. He explained that he had
lost all his money In betting on tho races and
at other gambling, and. convinced he wns ot
nn use to himself or anybody else, thought he
might as well throw himself into the I'.n'-t
River. On striking the water his despair
quickly vanished and his only anxiety was to
save himself. Ho will have to face a chargo of
attempted suicide. He has a wife and several
children.
KENNBT JURY STILL OUT,
Minority Jurors Ask How Fnr Tbey Should
Yield to Those In the Majority.
Wn.wtNOTON. Del., Deo. 17. Tho jury In the
case of Senator Kennoy, charged with collusion
with Toller Bogus In embezzling tho Dover
National Bank's funds, carao in lato to-day for
Instructions. Tho courtroom was filled In a
jtffy, and Senator Kenney, his counsel, aud Dis
trict Attornoy Vnndegrlft were summoned.
After Judge Bradford had ascended to the
bench the jurors filed in and Clerk Hplcer sold
!hey desired to know whnt weight tho minority
urors should giva tho conclusion of the ma
orlty In trying to reach a vordlcl.
Judge Bradford said that each man, If ho did
not abide by his own opinion, reached after duo
deliberation, would lie violating his oath.
Home jurymen wished to bo discharged, but
Juror Cursvvell said lie thought nn ngreument
could bo reached, nnd tho twelve, weary mon
were returned to thulr chamber for furthor deliberation
PINQRKE'S INCOME TAX DII.U
It Hns Been Drafted Subject to Final Re
vision The Kates.
Dethoit, Djc. 17. A draft of Gov Plngreo's
Statu Income tax measure has beon madp by
one of his trusted lieutenants, State Senator
IraT. Sayre. Tho bill will bo submitted to the
Governor next weok for such changes in lie
may seo lit to make before It Is offered lo the
Legislature.
As the bill stands at prosont It contains the
following schedule of rules; Incomes 4.r(IO to
f2,f0(l. ono-nuartor of 1 perennt,; $2,rx) to
fS.OOO, one-half of 1 per cent : J.I.OOO to
$10,000, 1 per cont., and ovor SIO.UOU, 2 per
Thero Is no doubt thnt Pingroe will change
the minimum to 1.000 Instond of $500, as tho
jubt named sum would atTovt tho poorer work
Ingmon und laborers.
Trustee's Sale for Hank Creditors
of fine dlsmnnds. Jewelry, walchen, Ac, by order of
Burn A ltuihuiorc. Attorneys. Bale commences daily
st noon. Johu U. 1'rcuou, Auctioneer, 47 Liberty si
Ad,
HAD FORGOTTEN HER NAME
at,bo trnRRK ana zitedi bo sue
TELEPHONED TO THE POLICE.
Identified as Mary Lupton Through Her
Former Husband, Who Han the Cnse la
the Papers-Doctors Think It Wns Hys
teria A Friend Takes tier from Hospital.
A woman kept walking up and down Broad
way jtiBt below Forty-second street after mid
night Friday. She soomod annoyed or fright
ened, and hor conduct was so In contrast with
that of tho womon who frequent thnt part ot
the town aftor dark unaccompanied by escorts
that sho attracted tho attention of a number ot
cabmen and other night owls. About 2 o'clock
sho wont into tho drug store nt Forty-first
Btroot and Broadway and asked to bo allowed
to tolophono. Tho clerk told hor tho wires
were out of order, and ho directed hor to tho
Metro pole.
At tho Metropolo sho asked tho boy to call up
Poltco Hoadquurtors. Ho did so, and sho be
gan talking to Night Operator Coughlln. She
wantod to know tf any women had beon re
ported missing. Coughlln swltchod hor on to
tho Bureau ot Information, whoro Roundsman
Brady took up tho 'phono.
"Havo any missing women beon reported
thero?" she asked him.
"Twoor three." he answored.
"Woll, has any ono Inquired for a woman
about 32 years old, tall and slender, with black
hair, blue eyes, sealskin nacque, rod silk wnlst,
black cloth skirt, and black hat trimmed with
ostrich plumes?" asked tho voice.
"Don't think so. ma'am," answored tho
roundsman. "Can you tell me tho name ?"
" I don't know hor namo," was tho reply, and
then followed a foolish laugh. "You seo I'm
tho woman and I can't remember what my
namo Is or whoro I llvo. Thought maybe you
could holp me."
The roundsman Buspcctod that OiIb was a
joke and advlsod her. If sho was really lost, to
come to Follco Headquarters.
"That's the funniest thing I ever heard of,"
he said. "Sho must havo been seeing the
sights It sho don't know her name and address.
She'll bo able to toll 'om fast enough when she
wakes up In tho morning."
Then the roundsman went on with his work,
not oxpoctlng to hoar any more of his forgetful
telophono acquaintance.
But the woman at tho other end of tho wire
left tho telophono box and wont straight out to
the street, whoro sho got Into a cnb.
"Drive me to Pollco Uoadquartors," sho said
to Frank Bourne, tho cabby.
Bourno was one ot those who had beon weigh
ing tho woman and wondering what was the
matter with her, and he concluded at her words
that sho had been robbed. It was after 3
o'clock when tho cab got to Headquartors. The
woman paid him $3.
" You needn't wait," sho said, as she wont up
the steps. The doorman dlrectod her to
Roundsman Brady, where she told her story.
Who she was or where she Ilvod she vowed
sho didn't know. She had lett hor home, sho
remembered, at lOo'clook in the morning to buy
Chrlstmns presents. She went to somo stores
In Twenty-third streot, and after that she
couldn't remember anything until midnight,
whon sho found herself in Broadway with most
of her Identity missing. She said she knew
thnt her maldon namo wns Smith, and that her
first nnmo was Mnrio. Sho had been married,
and had one child, Florence, who was 11 years
of nee. Florence had attended a boarding
school, but where It was she couldn't Bay.
An the woman wont on with her story she
became hysterical. She wept and bewallod her
fate. Bradv rang up an nmbulanco from St.
Vincont's Hospital. Dr. Slaloney came over
and the woman told him a little more, Sho re
membored having lived with nn uncle named
Cartwright on the west side. She thought he
had been connected with the Fire Department.
His first name she couldn't recall or whothor
or not ha was dend. Her husband, sho said,
was alive, hut she waB not living with him.
Ther woro divorced nine years ago.
Dr. Malonoy concluded that the woman wns
Buffering from a form of hysteria wlilch really
affected nor memory. He advised that sho go
to the hospital. Sho consented, and was put to
bed there In n private room. A sleeping potion
was administered and sho fell asleep.
At 7 o'clock In tho morning sho nwoke. She
seemed entirely rational, but there was still
the samo failure of memory. The sisters ot
tho hospital anil tho doctors plied her with
questions In the bono of nrousing her recol
lection, but without results. Thoy ex
amined her effects. On her purse, which
contained n number of large bills,
wero tho remains of a name. The
letters wero silver and read"M. F. ton,"
with savernl letters missing. What hnd ap
parently boon n name on tho binding of tho
skirt hnd been torn off and her other clothing
wa unmarked
About 10 o'clock she fell asleep and slept for
an hour. Whon sho awoke Dr. Malonoy ques
tioned hor again, but sho still seemed In the
dark. Sho recalled, howevor, that Inst Janu
ary she hnd somo pictures taken In a gal
lory on the south side of Twenty-third
street, botween Fifth nnd Sixth avenues.
It seemed strango to tho physicians
that such little Incidents as thee should re
main In hor mind nnd still her own nnmo be
missing. They woro beginning to wonder
whnt ther wore going to do with her when,
after the cnte had been reported in tho evening
newspapers, a mnn called to see lior. Ho wns,
perhaps 35 yenrs old, with a dnrk mustacho.
eyeglasses and good clothos. Ho told tho re
porters thnt ho did not know tho womnn.but that
just the snmo he'd guarantee that thoy would
never find out who sho wns When ho went up
utalra lie wrote his first namo on n card and
sent It to tho forgetful patient.
"She'll know who that Is." ho said to thp sis
ter who took tho card to the pntlent's room A
moment later tho sistor brought bnck word
that tho woman did not know tho man and re
fused to seo him.
" Well, then." ho said. " I'll go nwny and get
her child nnd bring her down here."
So he did. Hu returned nt 3:.(0 o'clock with
a girl about 11 years old. n pretty child In a rod
dress. They went upstair together and ro
mainod nn hour They wero admitted to tho
pntient's room, nnd It wns announced by the
hospital authorities that the patient hnd neon
Idcntllled by Irlends, but that these friend had
refusod to roeal liernnine orthelrnwn. Pres
ently a carriage drove away with them all.
Lnst night n mnn who said he hnd been the
woman's husband called nt Police Headquar
ter. Ho hadn't forgotten hi name, but he
wouldn't tell It. Ho snlil that ho had married
the woman In 1SH0, thnt her maiden namo wns
lianilo Smith nnd thnt she had lived with an
uncle nnmed Cnitvvrlght In 18K8, ho said, his
wife secured a illvnrco from him with alimony.
Then he went to Kansas ("Itv taking Florence,
the baby. In IK). he said, his former wlfo
inmotonunsiiN City nnd stole tho child. Sho
brought It to New York nnd boarded it with
Dr Fnntalno of 10!), Ksst Tortlctli street.
Four years ago sho took It away nnd the fntlmr
did not know what hudbecomoof the child or
her mother
Dr, Fontntno corroborated that part of the
bushiind's story about tho child. Hu snld tho
mother owed him three years' boird for tho
child, and that sho liud removed it surrepti
tiously from tho houso and taken it to
Providence
The husbnnd's name, tho doctor said, was
Lupton, which tallied with that part of the
nnmo loft on the woman's pnro. Dr. Fontaine
knew nntlilng of Mrs. I.uptou's present where
nbouts The hospital authorities telephoned lo Pollco
Headquarters on leanest, thut the man who
took the woman from thn hospital culled him
self R. H. Smith. Nn addres was given, Mts,
Lupton'A father's nnmo was P. 11. Smith.
SKILFUL UURULAIt, AGED II,
Itnphae! Moffo Caught Robbing n Store at
Mount criioii.
Mount Veiinon.N.Y.. Bee. 17. Raphael Mof
fo, 11 years old. Is ono of the most skilful
burglars ovcrarrofctcil in this city. At the ago
of 10 ho conunlttod two burglaries in Now
York. Several nights ngo the pollen caught
htm rod'huiidtd lobbing a store In North
Fourth avenue When arrested his pockets
wero bulging with silver money nnd ho was
earning it heavy load of plunder In his arms,
Raphael, on urenuiit of his vouth, will probably
bo onl lo tho Houso of Rufugo on LIuck well's
Island.
Royal I.lnillrd.
Via C It. It, (if N. J.i V. U K.i II. k O.
New York 1 1 Wellington, dslly. i.r.n p. M. White
ball tonuiuil (Hcmili 1 erry) and a I'. 11. foot Liberty
inert. iCic-luilve Pullman e.uliuieut. Uir.lng tar
ervlceuneiiiialled. .So r icm r. Fluent trains
and iuickuat time between New York aud Wasalag
ton, .lid'.
Acker, Merrall A Cnndlt's Increased Sales
of th oelebraWd l'olund iprlng water Ustlfjr to its
Bcrlv. Patu, ivarkliug aud delicious. Ads,
MAXIMO GOMEZ REPORTED DEAD.
The Mews Sent Out from Madrid, but Hoi
Confirmed from Cuban Sources.
Sr'dal Caiu DttraltK lo TBI Bon.
M&rmrr). Deo. 17. A telegram reoelvod hero
from a Cuban Sonator reports the death ot the
Cuban Ooneral, Maximo Gomoz.
President T, Estrada Palms of the Cuban
Junta said yosterday: "Wo have recetvodno
direct information from our representative In
Havana nnd I am inclined nottobeliovo tho
Spanish reports. Tho last tlmo wo hoard from
Gon. Gomez he wan In Uuanabacon,a suburb
of Havana, whero ho went to rest. I bollove
that the report of his death Is circulated by tho
Spaniards with somo obsouro political motive."
CUBANS AND SPANIARDS CLASH.
One Killed nnd Several Wounded- During n
Brawl In a Havana Suburb.
Spuial Cable flupauS lo Tna Otnc.
nAVAN. Doo. 17. In n conflict botwoen Cu
bans and Spaniards at Enqulnn Tejaa, on tho
border of the suburb of Cerro, to-day. ono Cu
ban civilian was killed nnd one Cuban, ono
American Sergoant nnd a Spanish soldtorworo
wounded. This occurred when the Spanish
troops wont to restore order. Everything Is
now qutet.
ASHORE OFF IIOLDERXBSS.
Ship Reported in Distress Lifeboat Sent to
Its Assistance,
Sfitelal CabU Sucalch lo Tns Srnr.
Loudon. Deo. 17. A ship is reported ashoro
on the Holdcrness coast. The Wlthornsea
lifeboat has gone to Its assistance.
Holdorncss, England. Is In the county of York
nnd consists of tho tongue of land between
tho North Sea and tho estuary ot tho Uumbor
River.
jiur THROir out inE teall case,
Announcement of Collusion to Secure the
Divorce Angers Rhode Islnnd Folk.
rrtoviDENCE, B. I., Doc. 17. Oliver Sumner
Te all's statement to-day to the effect that the
details regarding the procuring ot a divorce by
his wlfo had been mutually arrangod betwoon
the parties Interested caused a deal of com
ment hero to-day. Tho coming of persons
from New York nnd elsewhoro than this State
for the purposo ot proouring divorce Is grow
ing to be so frequent as to excite unfavor
able oomment.
Rhodo Island has no desire to rival North
Dakota,and the good citizens of tho State nro be
ginning to boltnvo thnt New Yorkers think that
the Btato was espoclallv sot off as a convenient
placo for thorn to rid themselves ot their mari
tal ties Mr. Teall's announcement that thore
was collusion In his case has drawn Increased
attention to the apparent laxity of the State's
divorce laws and It would not bo surprising If
It should result in shutting out residents of
other States.
It Is believed here generally that It It can be
proved that any such arrangements as Mr.
Teall alleges were mado the case will bo thrown
out of oourt,
PLEA. FOR A CnANCE TO GET SOBER.
Former Wealthy Citizen of Mount Vernon
Asks to Re Sent to Jail.
Mount Vkbnon. N. Y.. Doc. 17. When Judge
Sohatz had disposed of the docket in the City
Court this morning he looked over the spec
tators and, before descending from tho bench,
he asked If any ono wantod to seo him. David
Kelso, nt one tlmo a prosperous merchant, re
puted to havo been worth moro thun $100,000.
was sitting on one of the rear benches. Ho
stepped up to the bar nnd Faid:
" Your Honor, It's Impossible for me to stop
drinking, and I want to bo sent away."
Judge Schatz looked surprised. Where do
you want to go ?" lie asked.
" Anywhere. Judge," replied Kelso: " jut so
lean sober up," Thoolerk wrote out a com
Dlalntand Kelso signed it, charging himself
with drunkenness. Judgo Schatz then sen
tenced him to fifteen days' imprisonment in
the White Plains Jail.
8. B. ITALIA IN DIFFICULTIES.
Steering Gear Carried Awny At Anchor or
Aground Off the Honk.
The German stoamshlp Italia, which is under
charter to tho Red 8tar line, carried away her
steering goar off the Hook yesterday afternoon,
while outward bound. She dropped anchor Im
mediately and was still at anchor when, just
before sunset, a fog set In, obscuring all objects
seaward.
A tugboatman who landed at tho Battery last
evening said that the Italia, as sho swung to
her anchor, grounded, and that hor stern wns
hard and fast when he passed her. She is
bound for Antwerp and has a small number of
stecrago passengers and a general cargo. Her
Captain horied that she would como oil at high
water.
A riGILANT TTATCHDOG.
Sprang Clear Through a Window nt a Po
liceman ttho Tried the Door.
Whilo trying tho doors ot stores and houses
on his pest on Friday night. Policeman James
Morrity turned the knob of Henry Sohwnrz's
harness store nt 772 Ocoan nvenuo. Jersey
City. A big Newfoundland dog. which Mr.
Scliwarz keeps In the sroro ns a protection
against burglars, growled and sprang nt the
doorwlth such force thnt ho went clear through
tho glass. The dog attacked the policeman
and Sergt. McLaughlin, who was with him.
but they kept him nt bay with their clubs until
Mr, Sehwarz eamo out and called the nnlmal
off. The officers complimented Mr. Scliwarz
on tho possession of such a vigilant and ag
gressive watchdog.
RKFUSEIi DOCTOR'S AID AND DIED.
Mrs. Goldberg Would Not Go to a Hospital
After Relng Run Over by n Wagun.
Mrs. Louis Goldberg of 00 Rtvington street
was knocked down and run over by nn express
wagon at Rtvington and Orchard stroots about
7 o'clock last night. The wheels of the wagon
pnssed ncroas her chest, but she did not seem
to bo much hurtund refused to go to a hospital.
After rehtlng a few minutes In a drug store
ho was carrli d home. She died soon after
v.ard. probably from Internal Injuries. The
driver of tho wagon is not known to tho police.
BRYAN IS lOITX.
Sees a Few Friends nt the Rartholdl and
Will Stay Over Tit-Dny,
Col Wllllnm ,T. Bryan, who resigned from the
United States Volunteers lnst wook, came to
tills city ycstoniay from Washington to shnke
hands with someof his friends Col. Brynn nut
up at tho Rartholdl and entertained several
cullers during tho day nnd ovoning. Among
them wero Col. W, L. Brown. George Fred Wil
liams of Massachusetts, nnd Willis J. Abbot.
Col. llryiin said tluit his trip to this olty had no
political slgnlllcanco. Ho will return to Wash
ington to-day.
Onv, Tanner Hns the Grip,
Gov Tanner of Illinois was ablo to leavo his
room nt the Waldorf-Astoria yesterday after
noon, but ho did not venture outdoors,
"It was, orrathoris," said Gov. Tannor last
night, "u bad case of tho grip. 1 caught cold
coming East, I guess. I am still tearful it may
duvulop into pneumonia, und I won't venture
outside to-dny. To-morrow I intend to start
for homo If I (eel as well ns I do now. I eamo
F-ast for n rest, and instead I got very 111 so
I'm going to got back homo as xoon nn possible."
Dry Dollar t.oue to llermuda.
Senator Timothy Dry Dollar Sullivan, who
caught n hard cold at the tlmo ot the Slmrkoy
Corliett fight at tho Lenox Lyceum, has gone
to Bermuda to rejiiperato. The cold caused
him no Inconvenience, nt llrst. but us he did not
recover from It hu consulted a physician, who
advised n mild climate. The length of his stay
bus not been decided.
The Texas Kilters Ilarnnu llnrbor.
Ml texal Vab't Duvalcli lo The Bus.
HiVAVA, Dee. 17.-Tho United States hnttle
shin Terns ontorod tho harbor to-duy, saluting
with twoiity-one guns
l'oikshlre House, Tailors and Drapers,
fall dress nits, silk llued. $ 35. I
lioyal Aaoot Oreroosts, 1S. Baits, IIS,
Broadway, cor. luth it, opp, Waaamaier's. Ait, I
j
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ROOSEVELT SEES BLATT M
AND HAS IIIM TO DINNER LATER, S
AFTER A LONG TALK. W
Other Guests at the Dinner Gen. Roe Snb JR
mlts Names for the Governor's Staff ' JB
Gen. V, V. Greene Cnn't Re fiuperln- 3K
tendent of Publlo Works The Governor Otf?
Elect Inspects the House of Refuge.
When Governor-elect Roosovolt came to this a
city from Oyster Bay yesterday morning h S
went at onco by the Third nvenuo elevated TB
railroad to 125th street, and to tho East River, W
whoro tho tug Retugo was watting for him
with a commltteo representing the Board of j
Manngorsof tho House of Refugo for Juvenile 3s
Delinquents on Randall's Island. In tho com '&
mlttco woro Alexander E. Orr. President of ths M,
Institution: Edward M. Townsond, the Troas- '
urer, and li J, Wendell, J. J, Hlgglnson, Frank vf
B. Wltherboe, Clomont March, Thomas Allison, 'i
and Frodcrlo Bronson. With Mr. Bronson was a
a party of women. &
On the way ovor Col. BooseTolt was Intro- , S
dueod to Cnpt. P. Graco of tho tug, who fllos a ' $
a whlto flag dotted with clghty-nlno stars, slg. S
nltylng that ho has saved elghty-nlno lives at ,
the risk of his own. Col. Roosevelt told Capt, W
Graco that It was a good thing to koep on ..'
adding stars to the flag. A
Along tho shore of Randall's Island tho boy
Inmates ot tho House of Befugo wcrollnodup w
In front of tho building in military ordor. A $
bandot juvenile delinquents played the "Red, M
Whlto and Bluo" In tho background. Mr. Orr S'
Introduced the Govornor-oloet to tho boys. Col.
Roosovolt told them that they wore fortunato jj
in that the Btato was starting thom off well -t
with a good education. Thoy might never get -S
a chance to servo their country In war, but ho i
hoped that every ono would distinguish him- i
self as a useful citizen in pcaco. The boys &
marched In rovlow before Col. Roosovolt and J
tho girls wnvod thoir handkorohlofs at him. I
Led by tho superintendent. Col. Roosevelt S
wont through the buildings and shops hurried- 1
ly. Ho was much Interested in tho dining rooms. 1
whoro the food was, most of it, on tho tables, 5
ready for tho dinner hour. On each plato woro
a four-Inch square of corned beef nn Inch thick .
and a cold potato. Boside each plato woro two ,.JS
big slices of bread and a bowl, which Col. "?.
Roosevelt was Informed would bo filled with A
soup or milk. jS
In tho primary department the boys era JE
drosscd as sailors. A lad nnmed Darling was f
called to Col. Roosovelt's attention ns tho grand- $?
son of a man who had fought with Farragut, "
Tho Governor-oloct told Darling ho ought to bo &
proud of his grandfather, and tho boy enld 3
vory emphatically that ho was. In tho girls "
department n hundred or more young womon f5
who had been committed to tho ptnoo sang to
Col. Roosovolt tho song "Carry tho News to 't
Mother."
From Randall's Island Col. Roosovolt wont ft
at onco to OM1 Mndlon avenue. At a llttlo
after 4 o'eloek ho nppenrod at tho Fifth Avonuo $
Hotel. It eamo out there that the engineer .
who has been so frequently reforred to nnon- b
ymously ns tho man whom Col. Roosovolt do-
sired to havo accept tho appointment to bo Su- S
perlntondont of Publlo Works is Gen. Francis I
Vinton Greene, formerly Colonel of the Sevon-
ty-flrst Reglmont and President of the Barbor X-
Asphalt Company. Col. Groone had onco de- 'J
clined tho placo. but was urged to reconsider. 'm
It now appears that he Is not available, becauso 'jl
the company of which ho Is at tho head has --;!
many ennnt contracts. fS
At the Fifth Avenue Hotol Col. Roosevelt i 3
was visited first by Mnjor-Gen. Roe. Major- if
Gon. Avery D Andrews and Col. 8. H. Olln, 1
Gen. Roo presented a partial list of tho ten, xc
men he intends to recommend ns mombers ot J
tho Governor's staff to be chosen from tho att
Natlonnl Guard. The Governor-olect will jii
Srobably appoint nine out of ton ot the mon Wit
on. Roe recommends. It is said. ma
I.ient.-Gov. Woodruff nnd nx-Asscmblyman if
Hunt next had the ear of the Governor-elect, -KM
They were followed by Messrs. Davis, Marshall ,SS
and Van Dusin. At a qunrtor to (I o clock Col. Sfj
Roosevelt went upstairs to Bee Senator Piatt 3U
and Mr. Odell. He was with them three-quar- M
ters of an hour. if
Henry Weismann was waiting nt the bottom '
of tho elevator when tho Governor-elect came Si
down. He nnd Col. Roosovolt nut on a settee.
and Welsmnnn told Col. Roosevelt how ho hap- '
pened to bo arrested In Donls Kearney's time 5
In San Franelsco. Welsmnnn said that he was m
a boy not of nge when he wns arrested In Call-
fnrnln. and that thorowas nothing anarchtstlo' w
about him now
At his home. 03f Madison avenue. Col. Roose- a
velt last night entertained eleven of his friends
nt dinner. Ho announced at the hotol that the ft:
dinner vtns prlvnto and not polltlcnl. and that
nothing regarding It would bo mado publlo 11
before or nfterwnrd. The guests wore Senator n
Piatt. Dr. Chnuncoy M. Depow. Dr. Seth Low. JL
Brajtou Ives. Cnpt. A. T. Malum. Joseph H. i
Clionte, rilhu Root. Gen. Ben hmln F. Tracy,
W. M. Lnffnn, John Proctor Clnrko and Douglas ,Jt
Robinson. Mr. Odell was not able to bo present. X
RELIC OF ST. ANTHONY HERE. 8
It Cnmr from Italy Accompanied by Docu
ments Attesting Its Genuineness. &
A relic of St. Anthony ot Padua, consisting ot 'S
ono of the bones ot tho arm of tho saint, was A
received yesterday by tho Capuchin Friars of, '"a
tho Church of Our Lady, Queen ot Angels. v
113th street, between Hecond and Third avo- $
nuos. It came In a sealed enskot from Padua. i
Italy, and was accompanlod by documents at- t)
testing its authenticity. It was given to the i
Capuchin Fnthors by the Father Superior of ;5
the basilica in Padua, where tho body of tho y
saint Is preserved, because of the services the 'J,
Capuchin Order has rendorod the causo of re- '
liglon.
The relic will bo exposed for the veneration J.
of the faithful. In tho church this nftornoon at
3 o'clock. It will bo carried In procession j
through tho church, nnd at thesumn tlmo two
new nltara nnd two new statues will bo blessed. a
The Rev. Br. Francis II. Wall, pastor of the
Church of the Holy Rosary, will preach n ser
mon In English ond tho Rev. Bonnventnro Frer 1
one in Gorman Tho devotion to St, Anthony .
will also hn instituted t
Ht Anthony of Padua is known as tho mlra- r,
cle worker, and millions of Catholics practice) v
tho devotion to St. Anthony. Hn Is Invoked n f
the Under of things lost, Ho wns n great Ml
pronchornnd social reformor. Popo Gregory IX, 'la
styled him the Living Ark of tho Two Cove- S5
mints on ncconnt of his knowledge of tho Holr st
Scriptures. Tho relies of St Anthony are said M
to havo worked many miraculous cures, JKj
THE GRIP IX VASSAR COLLEGE.
Ovrr One Hundred Girl Httidents Prostrated J
with the Dlsrnsr. vl
PoronKKErsiE, Dee. 17. Over one hundred j3
studonts nt Vnssar College are victims of grip, 'j
which hns boen epidemic In this locality for "n
tomo weeks. Tho beds In tho Inflmmry nro il
nbout nil occupied by young women vrhos $
bodies nro wrapped In flannel, saturated with i
camphorated oil, and tho atmosphere of cheer-
ful philosophy which ordinarily pervades the ""p
collego is now disturbed hycoughsnndfineozes, f
Tim malady has been gathering In victims at v
tlie college fur somu tlmo. nnd Dr Thelberg l
and hei iibslMnnt, Hr Grace Kim ball, have boon ,'.
busy, but although tho Infirmary Isf1lled.no 4
outsldo mudlenl assistance has boenenllod nnd l
nn cni-ea nro reported ns at nil dangerous. The 8
spread of tho grin ut tho college Is interesting .,'
in its uniformity It makes no distinction, nnd J
plump girls, thin girls, lilundes nnd brunettes H
nio seized under nil i.orts of circumstances, J
while marching through the halls. In the class- jfl
rooms or In clnipol. '1 lie treatment of the ills- J-B
ense by the college doctors is the plentiful use 'etj
of llnnnel and exterior applications of oil nnd .
Ilnnmen'n The pnlleut I juit to bed .it onun -jjj
nnd Lent there until well. .No nlarm Is folt at i
tho college ns to the outcome ol tho epidemic JM
Two Toxns Citizens Asintslnated. ''
Dh.las Tex., Deo 17. Two of tho best Jt
known men of tlielr respective neighborhoods J'
wero nssasslnnted Inst night, J, B. Comlns, a S
rlch fnrmur und lumberman, was shot dead In 3
Ills house nt tho village of Garrison by an
iissaKHin, who llred on him through n window, 9,
Dr Frank T. A. l!,iroek nf 1 nylt county was f
murdered while nsleep In his bed by some one A-
who entered tho house ami slint hfm through 3
the head without awakening any of theocou-
pants of tho house, '-3
j An ICxrellent Christmas I'reaent t
I to make your houieholl Is to lnaUll telepbont nr !'
I vice. Moderate, messat rates, bUudard iiiipmiut. X&
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