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111 fi THE SUN, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 1890.
h'' p r i - TUESDAY, OCTOllint H, 181)1). M- ft ' M dJP I rt f Subscription bj Mnll, Postpaid. I j DAILY, per Mnntb HOBO I ftj DAILY, per Year " 1 UJ SUNDAY, per Year SOU I jB DAILY AND SUNDAY, per Year SOU I L' DAILY AND SUNDAY, pir Month ? I v ' Postage, lu foreign countries added. I fiv Tiik Hts, New York City. I jL PAM-Klos.tie No. Ill, near llrand Huti-I, aud I E' Klnsque Mo, lu, llonlrvAnl des Captulnes X If cur ritndt vho aior ul wiiA matwicriiitl Jar I f, publlcntlan viiA lo Auri rtlttUd irtiil'l rtturntil, l'V I W emit in aflcmel irnl llampljor Mat purplr. I $. e - ; !i Tlio First Day. I' Everybody known where tho Bhniiuook 'i Brown. Sir Thomas will know to-nlKht. , f Ho Ih it jrotxl fellow mid lm bun taken con- J tddoritblu palim for the clmiieo of being ii beaten. Ho I: not merely it jjoiid fellow; ho 15 u liinthomatieliin nnd nn oxpeit. It ji jneiii, to Ik; hind to throw Into the Atlantic I ft ntiont'thnlwlll lm stionir with the winds I I and nt tho wiiiio tlum foot it iiloiitf In light I if. i 'weather. How well Sir Thomas him btniK- I ffi Bled with thin dlilleultyto-diiy will toll. I Whatever the whimsies of tho wiiult) nnd I fc tho nliill of Kontkqncn iirriinKlnK material I K JorUiem tonport vvlthmay bo, Sir Tiiomh I fr is wek'ome towalk uwny from us, If boean ; 1 ? ., nnd If ho can't, everybody will wty "come K r ftgaln." 1' The Itlot Upon tlio Navy. m y l,nhl Saturday as ono of tho later ear- I J' tinges followeil tliat which bote Adniiial . br.wi.Y down tho parade lino thcio weto I a noticeable manifestations of applause. f ThlBciiiiinfri) bad tho milium distinction of I J I bollix also tho taret for bouiUutb. On tlio ' f rear scat sat u man in tlio drens of a Hear I ' 8 Admiral. He took tlio bouquets that fell I I into tho carrlii(jo nt onco lovingly in his I arms, and added to tho pileastho tarwlioso I Beat In tho proeesstou was on tho box I brought lu those that had fallen on tho I pavement. As Ibo applause moed on tho a oflleer frequently raised his eyes to B ' '. S sotiio upper window and, rnlbinj,' also ( 'I Ids hand, fluttered it in a familiar W J a fashion to Mimo presumable acquaintance. In the bearliiKof Its ehlof occupant this ' 9 carrhiKo presented n strlklnff contrast with , tho dignity that innikoil invariably every B ffi other vehicle preceding it. Indeed such a. H ' . Uguro lu a publlu parade wns probably B f I never seen before. It Is ncodless to say B '' that tho oflleer In question was Hear Ad B g inlral Winvield Scorr Schley. B S Tho applause and How ei s wero licstowed B i upon Schliiy on tho fanatical nnd basoless B 1 theory that besides being a persecuted man If ho wus tho victor of Santiago, although bc- S foro him on Saturday thero rodo thocoin- 1 nianderof the Ileet, Hear Admiral Samiso.n, I and two captains of eliips, 1'iiilii' anil if Tayloii, who, if they wero to bo compared , I with Schley for tho quality of their action nt Santiago, would havo to receive tho .1 Bliperior award. 1 It wiiB a peculiar occurrence, such a dein- 1 onstratlon on a day dedicated to tho Navy, j for tlio reason that Hoar Admiral Schlky I Is to-day the Navy's worst enemy. Sj In tho llrst place, it is because of Schley that no man of tho Atlantic Nnvy has received tho award assigned him by tho Probident In connection with tho Cuban campaign. Led by thoSonatorsof Schlky'h ! Btato, Maryland, both liostllo to tlio Ad- ( ministration, tho Schley paity in Cougiess succeeded in getting tho entire piomotlon j list thrown out bouauso thoy envied tho i recognition given thero to tho commander Bj ' of tlio Santiago Ileet and orgaulerof tlio H ! victory, Wilmasi T. Haiii'son. That BJ i chiefly concerns, however, Sohlitv'b per- BJ Bonal relations with tho Individual men and BJ ' f, olllceis ltween whom nnd tho honors duo BJ them Schluy has stood. Tho great Injury BJ clone to the Navy by Scully Is primarily BJ I not to ono or more brotliers-in-arms, but BJ j to tlio sorvico nt large, upon which ho has BJ 1 1 brought tho discredit of Incompetency BJ) i and Insubordination, and the dlsgrnco of BC i M t posltivo dishonesty. J H Tho Navy, historically n shining and Bj ! cpotlcss prldo of tho American people, has HE X certain rules of publlcnnd pilvatoconduetto BJ TO observo and to defend for tho preservation Bft j of its eilielency, its roputatiou and its Bf ffl honor, and so long as the official record is Bff M what It is these rules nro ltoutcd aud tho BJ i K Borvlcu wronged in tho person of Admiral BJ ' H Bciilcy. N'o friend of the Navy can givo BJ W honor to Schley whllo ho suffers himself to BJ Ok remain under tlio Navy Department's cen- BJ H sure. BJ yi Hero la a short statcmont of factB about B f Son lb y that nro down on tho official I f records of tho Navy Department: Bf , I. Sciiley wua guilty of continual Inoom- BE II petenoy throughout his voyage from Key BK I West to Santiago. BV ! II. Ho waa guilty of Insubordination In B& f deliberate disobedience, of orders. BV J 1 1 III. Ascommundcr of thoblockudlng licet BK i''l beforo SAiirsON's arrival, ho manccuvred BM I I Ids vessels In tho presenco of tho Spaniards ft ' (j In a manner that years ago caused u British BK j' j Admiral, Ursa, to be shot on tho churgo of BJF ! 1 cowardice. BB I I IV. "Reproheuslblo conduct." Bj i V. As Captain of tho Brooklyn nt San- Bj i tlngo for in effect he was nothing clsn nnd BJ ' played no other part than Cuptatn in tho BB ; lleet which acted under Sampson's orders Bj ; l Schley committed tho only fault In sea- BB ; inanslilp that marked tho contest. No Bj I other oflleer can bo criticised. Bj 1 VI. Guilty of fraud, of constructive forg- Hft ')'. ' gory, in garbling for publication tho private BB corrcHpondenco between himself nnd I.ieu- Bj j tunant-CominmidorlloDOSON, In order to re- Bj V llovohlmselfofthonccusatlon publicly mado Bj i thnt lie, Schley, had made n false statemout BK i" J! to the United States Senate. Bj ' , (' Tlicro Is asoveuth cliargii against him not Bj ' upon tho Navy Department's books, but j I none tho loss notorious, atfecting his per- BK ' honul relations with a brother oflleer. This Bj '; is that ho permitted theunfoitunittn Hodii- Bj t son to bo calleil a liar by the Schley pres BK fA for n lie that was Schley's. KB ?i Now, nil this is not mero opinion, or KB ' Infeieuce, but cold record on tho books of BH i, the I'nited States Government. To nn lm- BK partial mind It presents for Schley the nl- Bjj '' tornatlvo of demanding a Coutt of Inquiry, Bj wlieto ho may show all accuKittions to bo Bj basoless, and popular favor like that mani- Bfl fested on Saturday to bo deserved, or to re- B sign himself to ignominy nnd Isolation. BH ' Si'HLl'.Y outronehes himself behind the B Adminihtratlou's failure to order him before BE svii'li a oouit. The fact is that tlio Admiu- BJJ Istiatiiinaftertheb.ittloof S.intlagiuloonied BB It di"iralle to lot all blame bo healed up in Bfl vietnrv, ami tlieroroie included Sciii.ev BB umoug the proiiiuteil in i-pito of liis recoid, Bfl and hence liar, legurded itself ns estopped BB from f ii it her proceedings. Bj ilut would uitiuii podsobslni; tho uidinary sonso of honor, and satisfied of his deserts as an oflleer, in short, a man better than n charlatan, feci tho sting of shntno any tho lots because tho mark upon his chcok was veiled, as It happens to bo In Schley's case? Will any ono venturo to namo nny other oflleer of tho American Navy, high or low, who would rest llko it oinvon under Mich charges without de manding from Ids Government an official Investigation and an oppoitunlty to prove Ids worthiness V Vho Is niiothersuch ofll eer? Wo bellovo there Is none; and we should be ashamed of the Navy If wo could not so believe. Under tho policy which tho Administra tion adopted after Santiago, Schlky Is to havo another command. Before setting out, If ho has any regard for tho uniform ho wears nnd for tho men who wear It, ho will lellovo tho naval fcervlco of the stigma nttaehinjr to It through him, by abandon ing his commission, or clear himself beforo n Court of Inquiry. General Utls. , Tho etltlclsms of Gen. Otis for his man agement of our military ufTairs in tho Phil ippines proceed from ignorance of tho ehniacterof tiie man and hlscoreorund of tho practical dlftlcultlos of tho problem Intrusted to lilm nnd his methods of deal ing with It. AVo tako this from tho Boston Hnuan as n fair example of the most decent of them: "Gn. Orin Ii not the flnt mn to mill tucctn beOAUio In a poiltion of t,'tf at trutt U bat not beau vulliutt to ililtKato authority." (Jen. Otis has not missed success In tho Philippines, but hns pursued steadily a successful military policy. It is truo that i tho Agulnaldo Insurrection has not yet been quieted, but whenever Its forces have been met they linvo been beaten. Every day has advanced tho cause of tho National authority, and with tho sufficient army which Gen. Otis will booh havo nt his command tlio piospects thnt tho In surrection will bo put down speedily nro recognized and acknowledged by all com petent military ofllcors throughout tho world. Ho has tho situation well in liand, nnd his grasp of the problem Is so complete as to coramund for him the confidence of nil thoso best informed as to it. Stories about distrust of Gen. Otis by tho Govern ment nt Washington are wholly false. His ability and his plans nro unquestioned there. Tlio talk of his unwillingness to dclpgnto authority Is nonsense. Of course, ho dele gates authority; ho must do so necessarily. Admiral Dewey merely expressed fears that Gen. Otis was overworking himself. Gen. Otis is not assuming responsibilities unusual to his military ofllce, nnd ho Is mak ing no complaint. The rainy season has In terrupted military operations on anything like a largo scale, ns u matter of course, nnd tho duplicity of the Agulnaldo rebels, assisted by the "nntl-Imperlnllst" gang In this country, hnslnereased thodiUlcultyand embarrnssmentof the sltuatiou. Butthero is no feature of it of which Gen. Otis has not proved to tho Government ids full and precise knowledge. Gen. Otis, It must bo remembered, is a soldier who lias seen more actual sorvico In war than any General now in command of n foielgn nrmy. His record ns a volunteer oflleer In tho Civil War, beforo his appoint ment in tlio regular army, was of conspicu ous sorvico nnd distinguished gallantry In some of tlio greatest battles in tho most bitterly contested war of modem times. What Will tho South African Nntlves Do In the ICvent of War? Tho Native Department of tho Cape Colonial Administration lias publicly de nied tiiat thero Is anything abnormal In tlio nctunl attitude of tho natives of South Africa. A very different view is expressed by tho South African Vnrn, a recent number of which Is beforo us. That widely circu lated newspaper asset ts from unofficial souices, which it entirely credits, that the natlvo mind Is greatly disturbed by tho rumors of Impending war between the white peoples, und that, In all likelihood, the llrst shot Interchanged between Boei s and Englishmen will proe tho beginning of serious difficulties with thoso natlvo tribes that nro fetill pructlcally in a stato of bar barism. There was a time, It Bays, when tho impression was w Idespread that natives hated every Dutchman and loved every Englishman. That time, according to the South African AVir, has passed. It be lieves tltat a contest between tlio while races in South Africa will provoke a far reaching and determined effort on the part of tho natives to eliminate whlto rulo. Tho South African A'eicH begins by point ing out that the Colonial Native Depart ment has been morothnn onco shortsighted and misled. Tho Colonial Government of tho day, for Instance, did not bellovo thnt n cattle-killing mania had seized tho Kafllr nation. This, however, turned out to bo tho case. Tlio last Matabole ilslng, with its long death roll of white settlers, for whoso blood the instlgittorsof the Jameson llald will havo to answer, found the ofllelals unprepared and incredulous. Then again, tho Sprigg Government, from a fail ure to tecognUo tho gravity of a crisis, omitted to solid tho police pntrol which Commissioner Hoiunson naked for, though it would thoroby hnvo spared tho colony many valuable lives, half n million of pouiuln sterling and the disgrace Inflicted by tho murder of unarmed prlsonors. What happened just beforo tho Mutiny In India tins too often occurred in Soutli Africa. Wo icfer to tho fact that tho ofllcors of overy regiment which mutinied expressed confidence up to tho last moment that their men weto loyal. Tho Information upon which tlio warning Is based comes, It nppeaiu, from a number of sources Independent of each other. In one case It Is plainly announced that in case of war between England nnd tho Trans vaal cei tain British settlets In tho moru scattered and unprotected outposts of the natlvo Terrltoiles would havo to tako stops for mutual defence. Another Informant, said to bo ono of the most experienced and lenst alarmist of the English settlers In tlio Territories, does not hesitate to predict that tho talk of war, onco started In tho Transvaal, will set tiro to tho whole of natlvo South Africa. The Slatabelos nro silent and sullen; severnl of tho Ithodosiau mines hno had to close down becauso no labor Is procurable. Khama'r son and his brother nro untidy, and Kiiama Is old and his tribe numerous. Even among tho native kraals in the Capo Colony tho bollcf Is our lent thnt thero Is to bo another cnttto kllllug soon, and that tills time the whlto men will be drhon into tho sen onco for nil. The most si'i Imis iiifot niation published by the South African Atorn comes from Bas utolaiid. It is well known that tho numer ous, rich and well-armed Basuto nation is prauic ally independent. The Bnsutos hold a high place in tho estimation of other tubus. hut the 'Zi was a scoro of yours I -- . -- '' ' .-'-J,'t- . .,1' ngo tho Basuto Is to-dny; tho eyes of all other nntlvoa aro fixed upon him. It hns lH-tfii alleged by the English papers which support Mr, Chamiieiilain thut tho Orange Erco State would bo restrained from aiding Its sister republic by tho fear that tho Basutos would swoop down uti tho former commonwealth and Its noii-combntutit Inhabitants. Tho opposite opinion Is oxpiossed by tho ,S'oni African Xcwh. It tendinis us thut Basutoland Is bolleved to bo highly mineralized, but that, thus far, chiefs and people have kc.pt while minuiri out, ami have retained their land for their own fnrmers. It Is convinced, however, that, should war bleak out between Eng Innd mid tho Boer republics, tho Biwutos will argue, and, In fnct, nro arguing to-dny, that, if the Independent Hollander coin ffrbnwealtliH disappear before the arms of tho imperial power, tho Independent nntlvo communities will not long survive them, especially If they uro unlucky enough to possess mineral wealth. Thero is another ground for upprohemling nn aggressive movement against tlio English on tho pint of tho Basutos. Tho Imperial Government has announced its intention of Imposing In Basutoland an Increased hut tax of $r pnr hut per year. For tho mo ment, tho tax has been prudently sus pended, but tho Bnsutos nio awarn that It is certain to bo levied should England suc ceed In conquering tho Boer lopubllos. When wo recall how greatly the whlte3 In South Africa nro outnumbered by tho aboriginal Inhabitants, wo can npprocinto tho importance of tho question, What part will bo taken by tho natives In tho event of wnr? Much will depend, undoubtedly, on tho outcomo of tho Initial operations. Should the Boers bo successful In these, It is evidently tho conviction of tho South African Xi-us that they would havo tlio Kaffirs on their side. The Iieturn of Jones. Tlio Hon. James K. Jones, Chairman of tho Democratic Nntlonnl Committee, is on his way from Europe to the United States. Wo aro glad to hear that ho conies with restored henlth. Tho country uwaits him with a pleasurablo expectation. Ho is the perennial fount of rosente predictions. Ho bubbles ovor with bulletins. Ho carries all thoStates and Territories wlthoutdlfllculty, In his mind. If ho had not been n Senator, ho might have been n poet-mntheinnllelan, nn astrologer, or a writer of dream books. Tho Hon. Jim Jones Is a treasure, and tho country would not part with him for nny consideration. It Is said that Mr. Cliairman Jones will consult with other sagos as soon ns ho gets his land legs on, und then proceed to re orgunizo tho Democratic party. Nobody will deny that. It needs reorgnulntlon. It rosombles a series of railroad accidents at present. Several trains nro running on or off the snmo track. Tlio result ate con fusing to tlio bystanders and calculated to bo detrimental to the passengers. The Democratic State platforms of lROO show that tho Democratic pnrty needs patriotism more than anything else. Patch ing up tho organization, tlio body of a party, is labor lost when it hns no soul. Gobi ii nil Creation. Wo havo received from Mr. Boi'ltKG LlN thal of Wnsldngton, D. C, n seriously in tended letter concerning man and money In which thero happens a particularly well put statement of the original delusion of Bryanism: "GoM la a product of natnra. but man created Ita monaj alue." By tho "money nluo" of gold, we pre sume Mr. Lintiiai, means what economists call its exchange value, or what it will etchango for. This value man no more created than ho created tlm money vnlun of stones. Gold happens to bo nn article which for its various characteristics every body wants. Thogteatand universal desiro for It and Its peculiar qualities cause It to bo adopted ns tho most convenient medium of commercial exchange. But coining gold Into money Is nil that man can do to It. Man, that lb, a legislature, can call a cer tain qunntlty of gold a dollar, or a pound sterling, or n talent, but so long as colnngo Is left unrestricted tho legislature can't lu any degree prescribe what that quantity of gold shall buy of other things. If tlio leg islature could create the money value of gold, it could niter It; yet that Is Impossible. The united legislatures of thn woild could not make nn ounce of gold buy more wheat than peoplo nro willing to give for it. Tills delusion chotished by Mr. Einthal Is what makes tlio Bryunlto party seotho wot Id politically awry. If igiiotnneo llko theirs got thn upper hand in politics, they would make a lamentable mess of things. Oen. Otis Is not thn first man to mlas puctcis beiauba tnapmitlon of irrtat treat bn has not been willing to drli-uato authority. notion Veacon. HtufI i Qen. Otis Is proceeding with Ilia task with ability thnt It would badiftlciilt torsplnee, and in due time his campaign will be success ful. Ilia authority ia being dnleKateit as it should be In erery proper illroctlon. Ilia cen trals are at tbulr poats, each with the authority and responiinlllty that become his rank. Victory will como to all In season, anil tho llotton Ilrncoii't perversion of Admiral Dkwei'h friendly description of Cjou. Otis as n com mander, too absorbed In his duties for personal comfort, is n mere small puff of shallow spite. I.AItH: TMCASVIIY ItlCCKlPT.I. A Surplus in tlm I'lsinl Year's First (Jnnrter for the Flrat Tlm Hlnrn lRtKI. Washington. Out. - The Treasury atate ment issued to-day shows that for the three month ended ln-.t Haturdny the receipts of the (lorernment exceeded the expendituies by :i.70:i.801.:m. This Is the first time since 18!K! that there has been a surplus In the first quar ter of a fiscal year. Kuraordinnrlly large re ceipts from customs and from the war revenue sourcos nro the principal causes of the Im provement In the (Jovernmniit finances, the i prosperous condition of business in all pnits of the country havlnA- resulted, according to Treasury officials, in surprising receipts on ac oount of customs und Internal revenue taxes. The statement Issued to. day takes Into ae emint the liirue adNanco payments of (Mo'er interest on 4 per cent, bond of 1007 Tho receipts of the Government from all simroes In the last thrxo months ere $u::iilH,,r7tl, and the expenditures were $i:NMAK!,775. AltUlKAI. SAMI'MIS'S VI.AXS, Will Sll from New York In Tliitrtdn) Cnpt. Darker to Heroine a Itenr Aduilml. Wasiiinuton, Oct. 'J. Hear Admiral Samp son telegraphed tho Navy Department to-day from New York that the North Atlantic Squad ron would not sail for Hampton Itoads until Oot.fi. The command of the squadron will ba turned over to Bear Admiral I'apiuhar at Nor folk, on Oct. 14. (.'apt. A. S. barker was to-day assigned to the command of the Norfolk Nat y Yard to suc ceed Hear Admiral Faniulmr On the retire ment of Hear Admiral llowlaon on Oet. 10, fact. Darker will become a Hear Admiral. Ir. Wlthrow Criticises the t'migrecntlanal I'numtl. Boston. Oct. a -The Ilov Dr John I.. With row at the Park-xtrect Church last uleht strongly criticised the recent Congregational Council for not reading the bible during Its sessions. He also deplored the fact thnt the Council did uot lain n nan. I for the dlTlne origin ot the bible aud its authoritjr. . . nit. ihx vriiuLD. ouh war. The Itector of Trinity Parish Trenches Patriotic Serni nn, Tho Itov. Morgan Dlx at Trinity Ohuroh on Kunday preached with the Aroerloan flae 0 Inn high above the ehurchtut of peoplo to whom he talked, and tho sermon of the rector of Trinity, whose bishop Is nn antl-imperlnllst, breathed tlio patriotism In less martial tone of (Ion. John A, Dlz's Immortal ordor: "If any man dishonors tho Amorican flag shoot him on the spot." Dr. Dlz gavo his unqualified support to the Administration In Its conduct of a war whose high purposes are understood of the na tions, he said, and lie permitted his pitying contempt to be seen for those who would with draw from a rent responsibility and withhold thelrald from efforts tending to the enlarge ment of the general hope ot the human race. Dr. Dix eulogized Dewey for his moral worth, Ida heroism and his modesty, and drew atten tion to tho point that in the Dewey celebration there was no dlrlslon among tho people, who showed unity ot sentiment in their reception of tho Admiral. which was not an outpouring ot mere hero worship nor glorification of nn un just wnr. "Thore aie things which oloate the poople, and things which demoralize and corrupt." ha said, "Mero hero worship la one ot the things which depraye and depress, and sympathy with a bloody war of aggression and conquest for war's sake is another. Now.be it noted nnd will not all tlcht-minrtud folk notethlsV thatthe people, have neither been worshipping nor applauding an unjust or unholy wnr. And the great point to be made to-day Is this, that the scenes of the past week do not Imply the dishonorable worship of a mere world hero. Our brave noldlers are now fight ing. It Is true, but they are not fighting out a warot conquest, nor nio they engaged in a ceusurable and unjui-t strife. The position in which the nation now finds Itself la not one which It sought, nor is It one which it desires to bold on to beyond the time when it cai be va cated with safety aud dun regard to solemn obligation. "Thelvill7od world comprehends our poal tion; the verdict of mankind Is that the work which wo have in hand ia one which we cannot lay aside, and It must go on until thoso ends are accomplished for which we are contending Ip honesty of purpose nnd In lornlty to the In terests of the humnn race. I cannot Imagine how any one can read thnt chapter In our his tory In which the scene Is laid In the far-off jnt without feeling that sumo unseen and mysterious power hns been and is at work con ducting, compelling a certain end which must be accomplished, and by peaceful methoda. If It were possible, but If uot peacefully, then by the whole force of the powers of tho stato. "We are working toward tho emancipation of tho races in bondage, not for foreign con quest, not for the repression of any legitimate aspirations, not for the subjugation of an In telligent people, who know their truo interests nnd nro able to attain them, but for freedom, for education In the act of self-government, for stable Institutions and the repression of the enemies of progress and light. "Thin celebration of the past two days hne had n double meaning. It goes to honor nn il lustrious ervant of the state; it also goes to show that the people are at least loyal to high principle and set on supporting the flotern ment ao long ns the Oorernment Is right. Could we have docorated our naered edifice with thn natlonnl colors and have flung tho flag to the breee If we hnd deemod the war still going on an unholy war a war of unjusti fiable aggression, a war fraught with disgrace to the atarry standard which floats above our heads? "For one I bellevo that the motive which impels us to pursue the course on which we have entered Is a pure motive, needing no apology, calling for no defense, but founded on reverence for the principles which go to alle viate tho condition of Inferior races and en large the general hope of the human raee. "Mny I venture to predict take tho country all through that none of us will see the day on which the people will withdraw from that which they accept as a grave and terrible nnd a real responsibility, and, by falling short of a duty to modern civilization, and to an Inferior raee unexpectedly thrown on our hands, In curring the derision of other nations and ot mankind. CO I VMIIIA JtVXS JlEITISn. The I'nlverslty lias a Dellelt of 7,U00 for the Year of IBIH-OO-Triistees" Sleeting. Tho first fall meeting of the Hoard of Trustees of Columbia L'nlvcnity was hold yesterday af- I tcrnoon. William C. Hchcrmerhorn presiding Kosolutlons wero passed deploring the death ot Cornelius Vandcrbllt, who wns on the board from 1KH) until the time of his death. The Treasurer's report showed the revenues of tho university for thn year ending June IK) to be $7i0,7()0 and $45,000 from trust funds held by tho corporation. The-glfts were: The Waring fund, $100,000: tho O. W. Curtis l'ol lowbhlp I'und. $10,000; tho Anton Heidi Mu sical Fund fl'J.OOO, and $."0,000 for the support of a ohlldren'a ward in Boosevelt Hospital In hon or of Dr. Jacobl. The expenditures of the year amounted to $K08,000. making a deficit of $37.UOO. The new gifta were announced, and include $r,000 from Mr. and Mr. Hamuel r. Avery to add to the en dowment fund of the Avery Architectural hl binry: $10,000 from friends of the university for the purchase of books for the library, nnd $2,000 for tin) cost of Installing the locomotive 'Columbia" .In llavomeyer Hall, from Bear Admiral Melville. John Frlck. 0 W. Hunt An drew I'lntoher, Kdwin CoyLondall, H. H. Haines and 1". A. Schetinerhorn. Prof. Henry H. Monroo resigned In the School of Applied Science on account ot III health, and Prof M. Hallock was appointed in his stead. Other new appointments art) L I'. Wallers, assistant In chemistry: Henrr Fisher, assist ant In chemistry: ritrhugh Townsend. tutor in e'cctrlcal engineering, and Clark Whistler, tutor In psychology. President I ewls's annual report was post ponod until tho next monthly meeting of the board. coxscii'SCK rvxn gets ns cbxts. Conveiteil Postmaster Also emle Tracts to the United Statoa Treasurer. Wasiiinoton, Oct. 2. The United States Tieaiiurxr has received the following letter en closing a contribution to the conscience fund: "Uiiami Isi.iNU, Nebraska. August 21), 18.10. "Auditor rrtaturrr, lst Office Department. H(i7iini;fiiii, D. V. ... "Dkaii Hut ami ItittiillFlt: Blnee I became a Christian the Lord hns shown mo that ninny years agonhon I was postmnsur at I.odgn, Piatt County. Illinois, that I fell into the snare of the devil anil yielded to tomptntlon by inle lng my cancellation and wronged the depart ment nut of il." rents. He has also led me to make this Hlatcmunt aud ak forgiveness. Inclosed (15 nt In coin which I send to you as restitution money I pralsa tho loard for salvation and leae the results with him who doeth nil things well. I am now engaged on nilshlon work. My wife nnd I travel together. Wu lslt Jails and preach to the prisoners, nlso wo visit county poor farms and enny the gos pel to the poor as taught In thn Word. I will say to you If you are an unsaved man let m exhort you to glvu your heart to Johus. May god bless ou Is my p,-ayer Inclosed find one nf inv trade and some others. 1'loann rend all of them with a prayerful hoart. Will piainn the loard your ealvatlon full and free Your biolherln the work for the master blessedly sacred and sanctified " ritKXCii ir.uihiiip at XEirroiiT xutr. The Tniuile Steps for dial on Her Way to the West Indies. NBwroiiT Nhws, Va Oet. 2. The French protected eiulser Tioudo airlved in port this morning at 10.110 o'clock from Halifax, N. S, and is now anchored in tlm harbor. The cruiser ca,me in hero for coal, nnd after replen ishing her bunkers will pioued to Martinique In the Wet Indies, undor orderb, 'lha Troudo reached Old Point shortly after ! o'clock Lnterehe proceeded lu this port. Quarantine OHIeer H W. Hobson boarded the warship eouu after she dropped anchor. Capt. Adam and several ollloers then oame ashore aud ordered coal This Is the first foreign warship to arrive in port since the World's Naval Congress here In 1KKI. I'rnlrle to Carry Our liiblblt In fnrls, Washington. Oct. 2. The auxiliary orulsor l'ralrie left boston for New York to-day. Bhe will be llttod for carr lng to France the United Btatei exhibit tor the Paris Exposition. The uecexsary chungvs will be made at tho Brok ln ."ay Yard. YRl.LVtr rKI'Elt IX THE flOlTff. Two New t'mee ami One Death In .lacklon, Miss. -Key Weil's Itecord. Jackson. Miss., Oct. 2. -Thero have been two newcasos of yellow fever since Saturday and one death, nu infant of D. W. l'.vans. There ' were no new cases to-day. Burgeon Cnrtorot the Marine Hospital Sort ice Is here, confurrlng , with the Htntn Board of Health as to tho estab lishment of a detention camp by the Govern- i ment. He does uot look for a bad epidemic. ' the weather being too cool, 45 degrees tills morning. jAUKhoNviLi.K, Da.. Oct 2. A partial report from Key West to-night gives forty-nine now casos of yellow fever and one death thero to day. The detention camp at Dry Tortugas is to be closed, as the people refuse to go thore. Austin. Tex.. Oct. 2. Despatches reached here to-day that the Board of Trade of New Orloans Is tho Instigator of the Injunction pro ceedlni;3 that are to be Instituted in the Hupieine Court of the United States to break tho Texas yellow l'eer quarantine against that city. The suit is now In course of preparation, nnd will probably be filed on Oct. Hint Washington. Ktate Health Olllcers W F. lllunt to-day re eelved a eopy of the following telegrnm sent by (lenernl Manager W (i, Vanvleek nf the South ern Patlflo Company to T. 1 ay of New Orleans. "I notice special telegram from Now Orleans to the effect that New Orleans will go befoie tho Culled States Supreme Couit in an effort to break tho Texas qiiaranline We will have nothing to do Willi the proposition fur tho following reason If the Texas health ofilcnr Is enjoined. Orange or Beaumont will unquestionably put on local quarantine and tie u up completely If they should gel the Injunction we would asa matter of self-protection appeal to tho tiovernor. They cannot enjoin him. We cannot nftord by reasons ot any notion taken by New Orleans to run risk of having our track torn up and bridges destroied and I would ask that you decline to furnish any information unless It be under legal process." KEUISTERKlt MAIL MIS.SIXn. Eighteen Letters Mysteriously Illinppear front Tostal Station !. The mysterious disappearance of eighteen registered letters from Post Ofllce Station (1. at Fifty-first street and Seventh avenue, on Sat urdHy afternoon Is unfiling the best efforts of the Post Ofllce ofllelals nnd the Post Ofllce In spectors to unravel. The branch station was closed on Saturday morning at 10 o'clock, and the uperlntonilent, Francis Shen, and all but two of the clerks spent the rest of the day us a hulidny. In the afternoon one of the twoelerk loft the station to see the parade The other remained sorting mail and attending to other duties. Later in the day when the registered mail wns checked only two small parcel of a package of registered mall containing twenty pieces could bo found, nnd It was dlseoveied that a page in a book used for registering such mail matter had been lorn out and wns not to be found An Investigation of thn registry list showed that a bundle of twenty pieces of reglHterod mall had been received and that eighteen of the pieces wore letters and two email pack ages. The thief had evidently not ohnscn to bunUn himself with thn rackets. The pnge missing from the loglstrv nook Is believed to he a blnnk ono If tho thief had obtained and destroyed the pas containing tho registry of the eighteen Idlers he might have prevented any Inimedla'e discovery of their dlsappenrnnee, and this Is believed by thn Post Ofllce inspectors lo have been hi object In hi hasiM or excitement, however, he tore away a blank page. The mutilation of the book leads the Post lllllce Insreotois to suspect thnt thnthelt wns committed by snmo one familiar with po.t office methods. Officials connected with tho Povt Oillc" re fused to discuss the il sappearanc of the let ters last night A recent tullng of the Post Ofllce Department provides that. In cases where registered letters dlsinpear, lenving no trace, the Inst registry clerk to receipt for them Is re. sponsible to tho person to whom the mnll was addressed forthe valuo of the enclosure. The Oovernment'a liability is limited to $10 for ench letter. roXTHiituTinx noxus uMAsimn. Attempt to rtoli n Church and Missing find Boy husperteil. White Plains N. Y . Oct. 2. During the Intermission between the morning and even- I ing services nt the Momorlal VI. 1'.. Church I yesterday the contribution boxes just wltliiu I the doors of the church were smashed in an effort to steal the mornlug'n contributions. estorday was communion Sunday and the contributions are alwas larger on that day than on other days. Usually the contents of the boxes are not removed until nfter thneven- Ing service. Yesterday, howover. Treasurer Snedekerrumovod the contents from the boxes immediately after the morning aervloe. The boxes were broken with a hatchet which was In the cellar of the church. Upstairs In the Sunday school loom a desk belonging to tho r.pworlh I.eHgiie was almost demolished, the drawer nil being broken to pieces. Tho bnya of the Wusteheetur Temporary Home attend morning servlco at the Memorial Church overy Sunday morning. They co In a body, and nro generally accompanied bySupor Intendent Pierce or an attendant. They at tended as usual jeaterday morning. It was not until their return home thnt one of the boys named Charles Hyatt, aged 11) years, was missed. He was known to have gone Into the church, but ni.ne of tho boys has any recol lection of his coming out with him. The police believe that he did the trick. Ho comes from New Itochelle. where he oaused his parents much trouble. MKillET'a EXTSKX Tit IV. lie Will Start To-Morrow Kvenlag-Chlcngo Sends Two Invitations. Wasiiinoton. Oct. 2. A delegation repre senting the Society of the Army of the Ten nessee, which will hold a dinner In Chicago on the evonlng of Oct. 11, whllo President McKln ley Is In that elty, called on the President to day to Invite him to be prosent. Mr. McKlnley promised toionsider the Invitation nnd aald that he would attend the dinner If hie engige mente would permit. Another delegation of Chicago cltlrens visited the President and for mally Invited him to lay tho cornerstone of the new public building In that city, and the Invitation was accepted. Tho Presidential party will leavo Washington on tho Western trip next Wednesday at HiJJO P. M. riTTSUl'ltG 1RT OF SOIIISIETT. Mun Who Attested the Promlnenne of Chris Magen Passed it All night. John Clillds. a clerk in tho olTlee of the County Commissioners In Pittsburg. Pa., was a prisoner In the Yorkvllle police court yester day chnrged vvitli Intoxication. "I lame up to help colebrate over Admiral Dewey, and I must have celebrated too much." he explained. " ho Is the most prominent Republican In yourpaitof Pennsylvania!1" asked ths magis trate "Chils Magee. was the answer. "I f-ee vou are sober. You are discharged." announced the magistrate. (tiiv. Roosevelt Lns u Cornerstone. Oyhtf.i: IHt, I. I Oct 2. Gov. ltoosevelt was promptly on hand this afternoon to lay ths cornerstone ot the new Library building. On account of a raw northwesterly wind tho pro gramme was cut very short. Gov. ltoosevelt was Introduced by the llev Alexnnder G. Ilus sell. The Governor, after speaking vorv briefly, stepped down from the platform and. taclng tlio trowel nud compass in hand, directed the placing of the stone. The other speakei were j tho llev John ISelford. the llev. II. II. Wash burn, the lluv. C, M. Whitman, and the llev. W. P Late Mrs MarySwan, who donated the lot, Mr Thomas S, Young, who has been ncllve In seourlng fund for the building, and Mts. Huntington, who Is the Pioneer ot the public library project, were prosent and were heartily ch cored. oniiers of thu Morton Tiust Company. Formal announcement was mado yesterday that tho firm of Morton, Bliss A Company hnd ceased to exist on Saturday, and that it has bnen succeeded by the Motion Trust Compaay, 1 liuorpornteil under the lawn of theSlnteor Nba- ork, wlthacapltal of $1,000,000 aud a surplus of $1, not 1,000 paid In. Levi P. Morton, 'the founder of the flint. Is Chairman of the I llo.ird of Dltectors of the successor corpora I t ion. Tho dliecir.r" of Hi companyare Jumes I W Alevander. John Jacob Astor, George I' llakui. Fdward .1 Herwlnd, Frederic Crom well, Henry M Kl.ighi.G G Haven. Joseph C. llundrlx. Abram S Hewitt, James N Jarvle, Augustus I). Julllard, Joseph Larocque, 1) O. Mills. Levi P. Morion. It. A McCurdy, W. O. Oakman, Jnhu Sloan, William C. Whitney and A. Wolff. Tho officers are: Prealdent. Levi P Morton: Vice-President, K.J, Herwlnd; See-rnOlce-I'rsaldont, J. iCCorblerei Btcretarr. W.B.0roaa. CAXADA. Jealousy Aroused by Imported English Professors and Teachers, Montiieai, Sept. .10. The Indifference to Cnuadlan sentiment displayed In the Impor tation from I'.ngland of proleisors and teachers to fill thn mo't Important and lucrative posts In McOIII University Is causing the cry of "Can- ' nda for Canadians" to be raised In quarters i where it was least to be expected. Principal I Peterson, who Is himself nn Importation from thu other side, has added to the dissatisfaction which In been growing for some time by an observation he made In the course ot an Inter view on the subjeot. "Au Kngllsliman." he said, " is not a foreigner In Canada, though he may bo so considered In the United Statos. Canadian and Englishmen are citizens of the same empire, and as long as they are o it Ih the holgiit of prcminiit on for I'nundlnns to spenk of Fngllshnien as aliens or foreigners." Mailers havo uot been ninndcil bv the tons i of this speech ot Principal Peterson, and 1 am told that Lord Stratheonn. who. on account of i hla having contributed very llbernlly to the en- i dovvnient of the university, exercises consld- i ernble Influence over the ndmin'stration of It. Is receiving numerous Indignant protests I ngalnst tho exclusion of native Cnundlnna fiom positions they nro perfectly competent i to fill. I-ord Btrathcona. who was better known ae Sir Donald Smltn, now resides permanently In Fngland. whither he h.is ictlred to enjoy the vast lortune he accumulated In Canada, and it Is feared that the opposition to the ap pointment ot pereoun from l'.nglulid made with his approval may endanger an endowment which It Is honed ho will make for a Faculty of Arte In the university. This la now tho third section of Canadian society that Is up in protest against the Impor tation of alien to the prejudlco of Oanndlnua. In milltaiv circles there Is great dissatisfac tion with the new order of things aud tho labor unions are only waiting for the opportunity to express themselves at the ballot box on the question of the unrestricted Importation of Japanese for Imperial ir neons, and the re moval of the Impedienta to tho entry of China men Into British Columbia. Major-Gen Hulton. commanding the Cana dian militia, Is in the western terrltoiy with a view to orgsni7ing the male population after the Doer method In Ciiiiiinniiuxs of loo men, with everything in each district prepared to take the Held at a moment's notice. Jamaica xm: no school i 1st;. Mrs. Cisco's Appeal Heard flefoin the Ap pelate Division. Argument was hnd in tho Appelate Division of tho Supreme Court In Brooklyn yesterday on nn nppeal fiom the decision of Justice. Wll mot M Smith, denying the motion of Mrs. I'.llrabeth Cisco, a negto woman of Jamaica, for a writ of mandamus to compel the Queens . Borough School Board to admit hor children to tho public schools without nny distinction as to their color. Counsel tor Mrs Cisco said: "It has now become thoroughly well settled among ediientor that the ordinary common school prodiioos better average results than the select, separate school that the common school turns out men nnd women better lifted for the battle of life, because In the common school thoy have to rub nitnlnsl and compete with the pupils of all nationalities. and early lcarutotake care of themselves They there discover that merit Is the only sure title to the higher privileges and prerogatives of citizen ship They enily learn to understand the doc trine of the Miivival of the llllost It is evident this lesson csiinot be tnught In a sepamtwcol ored eehnol. Takeaway the Incentive for good deeds and In mstry. and the man has crenter tendeiicie toevil. If he realize he has not a fair chance In life he is more npttnlecomen criminal These are reason whv the colored schools cannot m successful." I Counsel said also that only In thn Borough of Queens was this uncivilized distinction kept upend that It was contrary to the spirit nnd I letter of tho Isvv He contended that a school I could not be a common school unless it was open for thendinlsslon of nil without regard to I lace or color. Ho held thnt the consolidated school act of IKI'4 opened the common schools to nil except Indian children, and thu State law forbade dlftlnctlon of race or color In the oommon schools Assistant Corporation Counsel Carr argued that the Court of Appeals had nlready settled tho question Involved In the ntpoal, and had decided that the power to orgHiiln and main tain separate chools for colored children necessarily led to a power to require colored children to attend schoolR so organized and maintained. Decision was reserved. FIRST HAY OT TAX VAYMEXTM. About 57,000,000 Taken In at the Main OMU-e In Manhattan. About $7,000,000 in taxes wero paid yester day at the office of the- ltecoivorof Taxes In the Stewart building It was the first dayon which this year's taxes are receivable. The largest amount ever received beforo on tho first day was about $5,000,000. Upon payment made before Nov 1, a rebate at tho rate of it percent, a year Is allowed up to December I, after which date arrears aie charges. The rebate for those who paid yesterday wns HH.'l.'t cents for each $100 of tax. T'o-dny tho allowance will bo OtUHl cents, nnd It will gradually de crease to 50 cents on Nov 1 Tlm funds received yesterday wero mostly In cheeks. The entire receipts were deposltedMn tlio National Citv Hank Inst night Home of thn payments were: William W Ator.$4Dtl.SlMI.ni; . New York Central and Hudson Hlver Itallroad. $;I50.000: Central Trust Company. $11U,(K)0; August Holmont. $75,000: Farmers' Loan nnd Tuist Company, $05,000: the Ogden Goelet estate. $250,000: the V H Vnnderbllt estnte. $200,000: the Lorlllard estnte. $140.01)0; thn Georgo Hlls estate. 10li.OOO: the Potter estate $70,000 and the Oiuild estate, $:tl),ooo. PersoiiBWho desired to pay taxes were on hand ns enrly as 7 o'clock In the morning, and thero was a steady line about all day. Thero were aoventeen extra policemen on duty at the office NEARLY $125,000 PAID IN QUKKNB. Several thousand residents of tho P.nrough of Queens went to thu office of the Deputy Col lector of Taxes In thellorough Hnll In Jackson avenue. Long Island City, yesterday, to pay their taxes. It was the first collection made in that section since consolidation. The property owners found their bills about double what they were assessed before consolidation Des pite thl. Collector Frederick W. llleckwenn and his assistants were kept busy and when tho doors closed at 2 o'clock In the nfternonn thero wns still a crowd outside who were un able to get In. Thn amounts collected for tho davwere: Heal ostate, $11111174.2.'!: personal. $4.5liS54- water arrears, $H1IM5. making a total or $125,os:t.01 The totnl assessed vnlu ntlona for the Ilorouch of Queena Is $110,000, tKPJ. and Collector llleokwenn say that about $:I.500.000 will bo collected this year The lax rate Is $'127 In IH'.i'i the assessed valuation for the section now comprised In the llorough ot Queens wns $0,517.00... MULKH FOR EXOl.ASD'S ARMY. The llrltish Orttrers Oet Permission from Oov. Havurs to iia Into Texas. Ai'stiv. Tex., Oct. 2 -Tho icprosentative of the Prltlah Government who aie now in this country buying mules for use In the prospec tive war against the Itoers of South Africa will enter tho Texas market In a few day a is in dicated by tlm following telegram which was received by Gov Saers thiNcr-ninc: "Have your authority for suiting t lint myself and staff mny pnss without detenMon irom Now Orleans Into Texas for purehnso of sup. Piles 'or llrltlh Government Kindly answer here by wire andconflrin by letter "Ma ion Siiiuki. " The Governor replied : "The State Health Officer will order our self and staff adimtie I at auv quarantine sta tion alter making affidavit to eight days' ab sence from Now Orleans llngeage should bo disinfected before starting in absence of disinfection, certificates will be furnished nt quarantine station " Major Scnhel and partv will make their first stop nt Sherninn. from which place purchasing operation In North Texas' wdl be conducted. From Sherman lie will go lo Snn nlonlo which Is the laigest mule market In Texas WILL HE UTRICT IX MVORCE CASES. A Pennsrlvnntn .ludgn lnveleh Against the Large Number of Attlons Brought, Soranton. Pa , Oct 2 In commenting upon the remarks of Dlahop Potter on divorce before the Fplsropal convention in New York the local papers referred to the fact Hint din ing tlm past fewyeni a large numbi" of di vorces hnve been granted lu I.nckawnnna county, a ninny as seventeen hnviiig been se cured in n single tiny. It was charged In the public pres that many of these dlvoices were the real! of lolliiMi'ii To-dny Attorney C W Dawson, In tli Court nf Common Plea, asked tor n libel in invoice In the case nf Jessie Kim ble aalnxt Frank P Kunble, Judge Gunnter llared up and remarked- "It would seem thnt all tho married people or this county nro en leavoring to be uivorced It Isstnrtling tothliik of the large number ni divorces tint aie naked for in this county Speaking for myself. I vvisliti say that parties eeking divorce In the future will havo to pre sent much stronger cai-e than they have In the past. Ileretolore vve have been vn easy, going with the testimony which has been pro duced, aud in the future I will not grant a di vorce unless the testimony is exceptionally atroug." .,.,. Thn remarks on used a atlrln the court room, as there are about twenty dl'oro caae now pending DM.WKT AI.JWM rnESEXTKD. 10,(100 Clippings neglnnlng with The Sun'a Stery or the lllnwlng Up of the Maine. Admiral Dewey's nephew, lMwnrd M. Dewey, received for him yesterday the great album of newspaper clippings, the offering ot the ship ping Interests of New Yoik The album Is thrco foot wide, & tow Indies longer, n foot thick and weighs 1150 pound. It Is bound lu seal leather and the corners nro protected by heavy silver plates. The upper corner ha a rellof picture of the battle ot Mnnlln Day The lower cornsr has a picture of tho Oljmpla steaming through the Narrows Into the upper bay of this harbor, with the forts saluting the Admiral's flag. A largo Plato In tlio centre ot the cover benr tho Inscription- "Admiral Georgo Dewey, U s N , "May 1. IHUH-Sert 2H, 1HIW Tho title page of the book Is an engrossed dedication that read as follows "Presented to Admiral Geoige Devvey by tho reprokentntlvf of thu shipping Interests of tho port of New orkas n token of their per sonal regard and a alight appieclatlon of the great service rendered our common country, not only In the glorious action of May, 1S0S, In Manila Iln, but by hlsvvlsc and prudent ad ministration of affairs during most trying clr cuiustnnceH preceding tlio surrender of the city of Manilla. August 111, 1S0H." Then lollow the slgnatuie of nil tho mem bers of the committee who got up the sub scription to buy tho album The frontispiece Is n water color picturo of tlio Olympla In aet'on. by 11 II. Sncll, the Presi dent of the Water Color Club of this city Th clippings, ot which the book contains 10,001), begin with the ncoouut or the blowing up of the battleship Maine, printed by Tun Spstht morning nfter the disaster 'J he book con tains clippings from every dally newspaper printed In the United State Not only Is every newspaper reference to Admiral Dewey there, but nt least one account o every event nt the war with Spain '1 he book contains many ait ists' proofs uf pictures published In the nowe nepers and magazines illustrating the wnr Tho committee, of which 1 II. Dalell Is chnlrmnn. found thai Iheie would bo no op portunity to have Vdmlral Dewey receive thn album In person before Ho went to Washing ton. This letter, engrossed upon parchment, was sent to him esterd.iy morning "A'ltnntl Ww 'ic, , I hi fit tla'tt Aari "Dsin Sin I lie con raitui, representing the ship ping intertxta of the p rt of New York, I cm nx ii.us to tlitlintly roinmi mnraic hutli your dlmm l'ii died sirrct'ssud jour most wdc"tu heme torn tit:, diiel slid lind executed tie accninpsur itm te.liiiinioal. nf whlih ve prar v -uir nrceptiinc. As ur.re it Is a ret ertl of jour brilliant ami he ron die l at leportetl In t'm public pre,a, with such eiiilielllslitiinnts In. neetu tn ill Appropriate Al thmitth roiiUluinc malty tlioilsAtuls of tribute, It but eehlr eiprn-ses the unlv, rital irt claim which t our career hat . xclti'tl tliroiihniti the leiiifttt and hriHillh of your nstjv land S larip as thia velunie is II would require many 1 timet it pKietitele to contain all the friendly ei- ? prealnns jiur pAtriotn deed Iiavc called forth. 4 VV. ffci it tilth ftetnuanf the narmesl retpe tan.l affri'tteti Hint trust nti mil puxervc and hanl It tlowu to 1'iiirdrsceti latlts, thnt they may have soma faitu nhawliai iiiAimernt insn their ancetir was lu . the opinion of his fellow Lindens J With elnci-re rrspect. your ol eclient servants, 1 r .1 MVK Hecretan 1 V. 11 I'AI..F.l.L. Treasurer. 1 Theslgnataresof the rest of the committee I followed i The Admiral delegated his nephew to go to I the Maritime F.tchnnge m receive the book. I Mr Dewey went to the F.xchnnge at half-past ' one o'clo'k yesterday afternoon and Mr Dalzell 1 turned the book over to lilm after nn Informal exchange of complimentary remnrks on the lloorof the F.xchnnge. With the book goes tabio on which It can bo easily handled. .Vnil'FERT CAR I'VT OJT. Presbytery Jlet Yestenlny, but Deferred Ao tlon In the llortiay .Matter. The Presbytery of New York, to which the General Assembly at Its last meeting referred theenseor fir McGifTert, met yesterday forth first time since the summer vacation, but con trary to general expectations no nctlpn was taken In referonceto tho heresvease. Dr John Ilatcnm Shaw, who I? a member ot the com mittee appointed nt the last meeting to Inves tigate tho matter nnd consult with Dr. McOlf fert concerning hln view, asked nt the meeting vesterdny that the Preshvterv hold a special meeting next Monday at which the commit tee's report would be presented. This motion was rejected, so that tho matter will not como up now until next month after the Synod will have met, awl inconsequence tho nctlon yes tenlny was taken to It dieate that a majorltyof tho membeia of the Presbytery tie In fnvorof deciding the case themfielve Instead of passing it up again to the Synod as It wu thought might bedonc. The Synod meets at Troynn Oct 17. Dr llowntd Duffisld of the First Presbyterian Church was re-elected Moderator for the next six months. A call from tit Foutth Avenue Church for the pastoral ei vices of Dr. Walter D. Iluchanan, who resigned recently from thn Thirteenth Streot Church, wns approved Dr. Iluchanan will be inhtnlled ns pastor on Oct 15. Tlio rehignationof Dr. A. W. llnlsey from tho pastorate of the Spring Street Church wns ac cepted. Dr llnlsey will become Socrotary of the Hoard ot Foreign Missions. OFFICE I OR A COLORKIt LAWYER. Major Ciirillner Mnkes .Inmes IHcksnn Carr nn Altnnt Dlntiict .Mtontej. District Attorney tlnrdlner surprised hi ns slstnnts yestordav by iiitmiluejnc lo them a new fellow assistant in tho percon of James Dickson Carr, colored Mr, Carr's appoint ment wns dated Sept 2S. Major Gardiner statod tint Mr. Carr was a .graduate of llut irerh College. t2. and of tho Columbia Law School, '115. and a member of Phi beta Kappa. " He is an merlcnn citlren and a good crim inal lawyer." nld tho District Attorney, "nnd also a mnu of excellent charncter Thnt was all I vvnnted to know about hlni " Troiu another source It was learned that Lawyer Carr' appointment was dun to thn elToi l made in his beluiif bv l.dward C Leo, the chief of the I tilted i nlorcd Democracy. I'lio now Assistant 1). strict Attorney said yesterday I lint he hnd teen a Itepubllenii for iniiny veins, but had become a convettto the Democratic lauh when District Attorney 01 colt refused to appo.nt hlni. " Al that time," ai t Mr I nrr, rhad tho en dorsement of the Itepiibliciiti organization, and believed that 1 would be appointed, but Mr. Olciitt reiued to appoint meon thegiound that I was n en'ored mnu " Assiatnnt District Attorney Carr Is .'II years old sngle. and vvi.s horn In llnllliiiore. Heha lived in Sew ilk at out four years ever allien he wirid'iiited to the bar He I n member of the T.imni'iny Hnll Committee of the 'J wontv-sevpiith si mblv illsiilct 'I h sslnry of a full assistant is 7 500. but ns all the piace wero nlrradv full Mr Carr s salary will depend on tho state ot Major Gar diner's contingent fund. ItEl ICIOCX lI'ITIir V IIROOKLYX. Itev. Dr. Corson nv "Cli.nno Persons In the llnrtlllgh Do Nut ' I" hitrt'll. At the rail meeting of the liiookln Presby tery vesterdny the llev. Di l arson said that there via a lack of religious enthusiasm in ui.i.iv quaiters of the borough lie sn'd tlinie were 700.000 poople In lipxikbn uhn didn't go to church. The llev In Oveimn, In n repot t on Sunday school work, said Here hnd been a unnniiW able iluctMi-e In Ih" attend in ii miring the vearntid tnal there was a inngnlllcent Held lu llrooklyn for religious work. lb Am lent Din nh in I'hllndclphln. Pit 1 1 siiki i'iiia, Oct 2. The members of the Ancient and Honorable Attll ery Company of Massr.ohiic!t uirived hem this afternoon froth (lettseliuiB, 1'hey were met at the rail road depot bv the member of the Veteran t orps. I It.t lie.: muni. IVuii'.v'vunln. under Col Theodore Ueider-hciin, and the Second Troop, Philadelphia liiy ( avalrv, who weto clad In their in vv uniform, which are pat terned iiflcrino-e ol tlm Tenth l.nglish llu :ir The line of march was teWewcd by Mayor Anhbielge. T..-niri'iw tin- Ancients will visit the I xiortl.iposltlon To He u Meniiirl.il of Noah Webster. llAinniiip, Conn . Oct. 2-U n meeting of well-known ef. -ns tn.,la. n Noah W'elnter Memorial soe ation was formed for the pur pose of est'tbiisliing n I t.-n public library to the uieinori of Noah el,t.ir In Ills native town ot West Hartford. ma meeting I being urr.inged for which wnl be addressed by prominent teople tin uigle lit the Male, thn object of which i to make ti public mora fa milial Willi the plan l.onc Inland limb Nliniitlug Now Legal. I ASTl'oitT, I. I . Oct. 2 Tho wl'd duck shooting season opened on Long Island to-day and last until Mny 1 Stray docks of ducksar now seen lu tho waters, but tho aeasou uevar f ully opens before about Ott. 'Mi. HBMHMflHaMfjySMM