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TIIH niRPA'.'CII POUNDBD 1850. mm WHOLE NUMJ3E11 17,5tf4 RICIIMOND, VAM TILm*S.l.)AY^ PKEOE TWO CENTS. ELECTRIC LIGHT PLANT FAVOREO Dabney Ordiriahc'e Com mJtting-Gity to it Passed by Both Branches POLICL SALARY INCRHASH LAILS Opposition of President Turpin Thereto Effective in Dclaying Its Passage?New Census of City ? Various Ordinances Are Passed. Al llu* hiccting of lhe Board of Al O.'iiuen lnst nlght tho nolublc fcaturo wns the business traiisueted undor sus p. ii.'ilon uf tho rules und on roll-cull l'or tlie preselitatio.'i of lOROlU tlOHH, ordlriancea und potltious. Mr. Satter ficiu, one of tlio oconoiny combinc which, ai a 'moniorable meeting of tbe llonrd, recently defeated the numerous salary lncrcaso ordinances, brought up several of these agaln, on niotlons to ri oonsldcr, and it soon bcotimo appa Jfiit lliat tbe opposition to salary in ciciiscs hnd dlfttritegrntcd, tnolted llke n Biiowllaku In a furnnee, und thnt tln re wus another hnrd und fust com? binc to incrense all salurles for whlcl) ordlnunccs were pendlng. Noscs hnd hi-en ciirefiilly cotinted, the new com l.lne knew they had fourlecn votes, and they brought their propotiittons forward wlth the utmost conlldeni.o. For a time it seemed that lhe new qoinbino would sweep .everything beforo it, but a sn.'ig was encountered when Mr. Suttorflpld proposed to reconsidcr the vote by whlcl, tho Board hnd refused to concur ln the. ordinanco increasing tlie salaries of pollcemen. The opposition camo from the chalr orlglnully, Mr. Turriln admflting that he had ruled i.-r rpneotisly nt u former meeting In hold Jng thnt the aevoral i.roposltlons ent hraced in tlie ordinanco could bo dlvlded. Ile warned tbe Board that lt was prac tlcally impossible to reconsider and pass ln legui shapo thc old ordlnanco form crly defeated. Failed of Passage, Mr. Satterficld stood asldo and gave place to Mr. Dabney, wlio thereafter led the llght for reconslderatlon and concur renco In iho ordlnance. A long- parlln ?tneiit'ary skirmlsh onsued, in v/hlch Prea Ident Turpin ruled that a substltute was not In order aftor adoptlon of ainend nients to tha origlnal ordlnance. An appcal from tho de.clslon of tho chalr re sulteil in hls belng overruled. Tho substltute ordlnanco providing -for an lncrcaso of 30 per cent in the salaries of all pollcemen, except chlef nnd clerk to tho Board of Commls? sloners, was then put on its passage nnd failed, recelving only 13 votes. whereas 14 were necessary. No rc consldoration was attempted, but a propcrly drawn ordiniincc coverlng the same ground ls now beforo.the Finance Committee, and will be reported and passed by thc next meeting of tho Council. Tho TJabney ordinanco committing the city to tho constructlon and oper? ation of an electrlc llght nnd power paint on tho Blte of tho old pump houso, but carrying no npproprlatlon, was passed. roceivir.g flftccn votes. Tlie Pollard ordlnance, carrying an ap propriation of $2,500 for a new census, was passed by tlio Board, nnd goes to the other brancli for cr.ncurrenee. The ordlnanco approprlatlng $1,500 for enter tnining visitors during tho exposltlon and providing for a spoclal committc to aci in conjunctlon with the Mayor in ex pendlng it, was passed, and nlso goes to the Common'Council for concurreiice. An? other ordlnanco approprlatlng $2,000 for ?tho -publientlon of an illustratcd hand '.M,.ik ot Rlchmond for distrlbution, went tp a committeo. Varlous inenstues from the lower branch were communlcalcd and concurrod in. ?Wlth the monthly docket of business nbout hnlf disposed of, tho Bourd nd jonrncd untll Monday night. Session in Detail. The Bourd got down to work nbout S:"0 o'clock, wlth a baro quoruin pros rnt. but oihcr mcrtbers' camo ln soon nf terward. After tlie iiHtial opening routino, rendlng minutes and communlcations, the Pollard rosolutlon, approprlatlng SU.SOO for n new census of iho city, was reported from tho Flnnnco Com ?mltten, put upon its pnssago, and was adopted wlthout dissont. Tho Finance Commltteo nlso reported ri .substltuto rcsolution providing for nn approprlution of $1,1.00 for cnter liiining dlstl'ignlshed visitors. during the exposition, tho samo tn bo placed nt the disposltlon of tlio Muyor and a committee conslstlng of threo mom hors euch from tho two brnnches of tho Council, iucluding tho prosidonts c* tho respectivn bodlos, Mr. Mnnn amended tho rosolutlon by maklng the Common Council's sharo of tho conimittoo four lnstend of threo membors. Tho ainond #>fl rosolutlon was then ndoptcd. A rcsolution npproprlatlng $fi00 for Jialsomlnlng tho niidltorluni wns ndoptcd. Booklet on Richmond. A rcsolution approprlatlng $2,000 for puldlshlng u booklot showlng vlows of Pielimond nnd glving condensed data onnoenilng (ho city wns prosoiitod, and nftor soiiio nilnoi" aiucndinents went lo thn Flnnnco Commltteo, It being impossible under tho rulos to put it on its piissnge. An iinieiidnienl to sccllon 21 of chap? ter 10 of tlio city code, ninklng tho .Bnnk of Cominoreo nnd Trusts ono of tlie city ilcposltorles was pnsued. Thn Flnnnco Commltteo reported an ordinnncn ninending that rolatlvo to tlio collectlon of rlellnquont tnxos so us to provido for streot collnctors, who uro to bo rofiiui,eratod hy a oommls slon of 20 pc eoiitum., ln nddltlon to 5 por contuin lo tho collector ot do llniiuiint taxes, ull nniouiitn not ox llnciucnt taxes, nll aniountH not ox coedlng $2.50 to ho turned over to such Btrcot collnctors, Mr. "Wood niovod lo auiend by mak? lng tho lhnlt of bllls to bo turnod ovor io tho stroot coilectors $5 lnstend of $2.50. Mr. .Seuy doslred' to hnvo nu i_-_?-. iCouUuued oa Second I'mjo.) PENNSYLVANIA RAILWAY OFFICIALS WHO PAID VISIT TO RICHMOND YESTERDAY More than fifty passenger agents of the Pennsylvanla Rallway were In Rlchmond yesterday, vlsltlng polnts of Interest In the clty. They had lunch at the Commonwealth Club, where Governor Swanson and Mayor McCarthy made brlef speeches, and ln the afternoon left for Old Polnt, where they will hold a, convention. DISAPPOINTED, BUT ARE WORKING WITH A VIM Committees Could Not Complete Work in One Day, as Hoped. RUSH TO SECURE BALANCE OF SUM Citizens Expected to Respond Generously and Aid Cham? ber in Movement to Dis play Advantages of City to the World. The nlneteen committees sent out Tuesday Ijy the Chamber of Commerce to raise by genoral subscrlptlnn the sum of $30,000 to be used ln advertis? ing lltchniond dld not succeed yester? day ln tjettlng together the total amount, but the men who havo that buslness In hand are hustlers who know no such word as failure. They will keep up the good work witli tho ilxed detorminatlon to havo thc full sum ln hand before Saturday night; in fact, boforo Friday lf possible. The commilteemen assembled at tho Chamber of Comuierce yesterday ufter-. noon at 5 o'clock. Sonic, wero a llttlo downeast. not to say discouraged, but others were efi thusiastie, and beforo tho meeting wus over the discouraged ones had par taken of tho enthusiasm of tho "never say-fail" follows, nnd all started out again to do more work nnd get moro money. Close to Twenty-Three Thousand The reports of tho day's work by tho varlous cominlttees wero received wlth applauso, but when nll the roturns wero In and lt was found thnt yosterday's col lections did not run tho ndvertlslng fund up to tho required $30,000 thero wero lliose who took on the "blues," nnd what was worse, they sald thoy wero ilisap pointed and discouraged. Tlie totnl sum secured so far Is $22,875, General Cluiirman Coleinnn Wortham, who expected to got tho wholo amount yesterday, wns lncllncd nt llrst to ho pesslmistlo. However, after several of tlio commlttcemon who spoke gavo evl? denco tbat they were stlll ready for work and ufter they hud named muny Iri stunecB to show thnt it wus Imposslblo yosterday to seo all tho men of Itleh (Contlnup'd on Tlilrd Page.) FAMILY MADE ILL BY POISON IN FOOD Three Surviving Members Vic tirns of Arsenic, Which Caused Two Deaths. CHICAGO, Aprll 17.?Threo surviv? ing niombers of tho Motto fnnilly, of thls elty, two of whoso lneirib^rs ro cc.ntly dled bocuuso of nrsonicnl pol sonlng, wero nuido crltlcally ill to-day by partaklne of food ln whlch tho po. lluo douliiro ursenlo hnd hoen placed, lt is doubtful whether they"*wlll re eover. IvrunK Metto, tho father of the fam? ily, dled lust Saturday, nnd Mrs. Mury Metto, hls wife, dled Aprll 6th. Tltroc other nieiubers of tho family woro also inadn III, und uro now ln tho hospilui, Of thoso remnlnlng ln tho houso, threo sons to-dny woro polsonod by cnllna ontmeal whlch hud bncii brought Into tho houso, and froin whlch tho fathoi of tho fumily dlod. lt I.H bollovod thut a plot oxlsts to polson tho ontlro fum. }ly, but so fur no clow has been ob? tained to tho porson Avho rdueod tht polson ln Iho food. CANOIDATES li WORD! BATTLES Colonel... IMassie . Declarcs That Torrens Bill Was Probably Dc feated by Two Colleagucs. PULLER DEFENDS COURSE Folkes Has Something to Say About Corporations?Several Others Speak. The second oratorlcal battle of the leg? islatlve campaign wus fought at tho Ilenry Clay Club last night, when all thc candidatcs made- addresses save Messrs. Minor, for the Senate, and Cox and Pol? lard, for the House, who were abee'nt. Mr. Folkes presented lhe regrets of Mr. Mlnor, who sent word that he was de tained by a prevlous engagernent. There were several features of inter? est In the meeting. One was a llttlo brush between Messrs. Massle and Puller over the Torrens system bill in tlie last l.ogislature; another the speech of Mr. Folkes, who dlrected his remnrks largely in reply to recent utterances of Mr. Bluir, and still a third tlie very happy hit mad* by Captaln'John A. Curtis, who is run? ning for the House. Is With the People. Colonel Massle spoke first, and when he came to discuss the Torrens system blll lie declared with vigor und emphasis that lt would probably have passed thc last Houso except for the opposltlon of two Itlchmond members?Messrs. Puller and Cox. He dld not call their namos, but they did opposc tlio meas'ure vigorously. "The matter is in thc hands of the peo? ple," ho declared, "und If they bcllevo ln reformlng Ihelr land tltlo system along tbe lllios I have indicated, lt is their duty to send men to tho J-egislature who will so vote and work." Colonel Massle grew very curnest ln tho diseusslon of the miHtor, nnd de? clared that ho did not wish to go to the l-eglslaturc .simply to bo there, but ho deslred to do soniethlng whlch would better tho condition of his people. Ho distributed cards settlng out hls plat? form, and thon asked to be excused ln order to 1111 another engagemeiit, Puller's Defense. Mr. Puller cnnie next and defonded at length hls position wlth refererico to the Torrens system blll. He fiivorod a reform in tho present metbod of transfcrring land, but hnd tlccHned to support Colonel Massie's blll for sovoral reasons, He did not thlnk lt a proper measure to meet tho sltuiition, und believed lt took from Rlchmond clty und Honrico county lhe right of local option as to Its adop tloir when thltj right was given every other county and clty ln tho State. Tlio spoakor hrlelly stated hls courso in tbo lust Houso; nnd nshed his henrors to return hlm nt tho coming prlmary. Folkes Makes Speech. Mr. Folkes, candldnln for the Sennto, followed, nnd wus vlgorous ln hls re? mnrks. lt waa his llrst speech ln tho cuiupaign, nnd ho took sovoral shots at what Mr, lilalr had sald at tlm Clny (Continucd on Socond Pngo.) REPORT OF MURDER WITHOUT FOUNDATION GUtOKNSBOnO, N. C, Aprll 17,?-It developed to-duy that tho roport from .Uberty, N. C., last night, that Pr. U. V, Pattorson, of that pluco, had killed hls' wlfo, wus whoily Untruo. Thu story, It seeniH, was coneoetedby somo ouf-tny of the doctor, nnd sprcad broad east, Jjllierty ls twenty mllou. from GfconHboi'O. . ?' THROUGH STREET Schoolchildrcn of Richmond Will Turn Out in Thousands This Afternoon. WILL BE -NOTAPLE S1GHT' Veterans to Join in Demonstra tion?Routc of Parade and Dc scription of Monument. PROGRAM FOR TO-DAY Parade moves from Fifth and Frank? lin Streets at 4:30 P. M. sharp. Par ticlpants must be in place by 4:15 o'clock. Route will be straight out Franklin Street to Davls slte, wlth brlef stop at Lee Monument, where processlon will be Joined by veterans from Soldlers' Home. Formation of parade as follows: Squad of police, on foot. Covenanters' Drum Corps. Lee Camp, Pickett Camp and other Confederate organizatlons. Davis figure, mounted on car, and drawn by children. Guard of honor on each slde of car. Glrls are requested to dress ln whlte and carry small Confederate flags. The necesslty of keeping clear of all ob structlons the street along which the parade ls movlng is Impressed upon cltlzens generally. Wlth favorable weathor and successful execntlon of tho program arranged, tho pnradc of veterans and school-chlldren this afternoon incident to the removal of the bronuo liguro of President Davis to tlio slto of the monument in tho far West End, will bo tlio most notablo de monstratlon seen in Iticlimond for nmny years. Coinnianiler W, II. Frecman,- of Leo Camp, said yesterday thnt oyerythlng pointcd to a unliiue nnd beautlful occu sloii, v ono thut will be rcmeinbered throughout llfe by nll thoso who take part, The purado will move from Flfth nnd Finnkllii Streets nt 4:30 P. M. sluirp, nnd nll those who prdposo to partlclpnto should be ln plnee not lutor thnn 1:16 o'clock. The children of nll tho schools of tho city are oxpectcd, nnd tho eom nilttee ask thut the glrls dress i? whlto and thnt all carry small Confederate ilngs, Bee Cunip und Pickett Camp will forin at Fourth und Frnn'kllli Streets, where they will be Jolnetl hy tllo/Covc nnnler Flfo nnd Druni Corps in full unl (Continuod on Twelfth Pago.) UNDER ARREST; NOT MURDERER Clarence Hale, Under Arrest in Oregon, Brother of Alleged Slayer of Irby Davis. [Special to The Tlmes- Plspiitoh.] BIUSTOI... Tl'INN., Aprll 17.?Advleon rcceived to-day nro tn iho offuct thut lt ls clnroneo llttlo, n biothor of Boy llule, murdoror of Irby I'uvts, wlio is undor urrost at Mcdford, Oro, Tho only chargo ugalnst Clnroneo Halo is tha'. of selling wlilskoy iu vlolatlon nf tho intornal revenue * luw, Boy . llule, charged with tlio murder of Irby Davls, is bclloved to bo olther lu Colorado or Orogon. J, H. Asliworth, counsol for A. C. llalo, nuothor of tho llalo brotlt crs, hns not yej concluded tliat lt would bo snfo to bring hlm back to Brlslo: l'or u pYoiltniniiry hourlng on thu churgo of assuultlng and niurdcring Dllllo Davls, and ls still uot roady tn uiuiouncu his uluns. NOT BROUGHT IN GOOD FA1TH, SAYS MRS. EDDY THAW SICK, BUT GOT UP ANYHOW Threat "of Hospital' Ward Ovcr came Dcsire to Stay in Bed. BILL IN THE LEGISLATURE Providcs for Commitment of Felons-to A'sylum for Examination. [Special to Tho Tlmos-Dlspatch.J NEW VO'llK, April 17,?For tho llrst time sinco ho has been ln tho Tombs, Harry IC. Thaw did not get up in time to be ready for hls counsel when one of thom called at thc Tombs to-day. Ho complnined of heing ill, and when A. K, Peabody, ono of hls, lawyers, vlslted him, ha wus still in bed. Warden Flynn informed tho pris? oner that counsel could not seo hlm at hls cell, and that lf ho wanted to talk to Mr. Peabody ho would have lo get up and dress and go down to tho couhsel-rooui. "If you nre too 111 to got up, you wlil havo to go to tho hospital ward," tho wardon told him. Tliaw sald ho would not go to tho hospital, and nfter a while ho got up and hurried down to seo Mr. Pea? body. Cllfford AV. Harlridge to-nlght, nfter Uussell A. Peabody had lind n tulk wlth Harry K. Thaw ln the Tombs prlson, mndo public tho following letter: '?.llcH.srx. liiirtr'Mke ?t I'ciibodyi ??Deiir Slrs,?IMeuse eoiitlniie ns niy iitlorneyx of rcciiril. ??Very Hlneercly, "HAItUY IC. TI1AW." I.awyer llartrldgo had no conunent to mako on tho lettor. What Jerome Says. Although Dlstrict Attorney Jerorilo ro? turned to his offleo froin a vlslt to his homo in I.akC'ville, Conn., to-dny, no movo yet hns been mado toward nn np plloatlon for Thaw's relense. Darilel O'H'ellly of Thaw's counsel, onlled on Mr. Jer'omb thls nftornooh, but he sald tliaf mntter of hull for the prlsouer was not .meiitloncd. Mr. Joromo, ln speaklng of tho caso. said ' tlmt hls position l,s unoliange.i from what il wus immedlatoly aftor tlio jiury roported a dlsagreemoilt?< unnu'iy, lluit ho would npposo in every po.esib'o ,Vny tho roloaso of Thaw on liail. Whon ijiieslloiu'd about thc slgned sliitenient issued by Mrs. Ncsblt-llol iiuin, mother of Mrs. II. K. Tliuw, yes? terday, Mr. Joromo said hu had read ic, "1 can't VOltell for some of thc tlilngs said by Mrs, Holman, because 1 do not know uho.tit them," he iloelui'cd, "but I cun nssure you that whon sho sald sho had furnished tbo dlstrict ntlornoy no inforiniitloii for use ln cniinecllon wlth the trial of Thaw, sho spokn tho truth. Ml'S..' iluliiiau never gavo us nny inforiuation," Bill I'ntroduced. Al.liANY, N. Y.., Aprll 17.?As u result of the Thaw trlnl, a blll was Introdiiceil lt; tlio l,er;islaturii to-day autliorl'/.ing tlio court to euminil u ilel'ondniit held for trliil upon un iiidh'tiiient for n fclouy lo a Stitl,. hospital for the lusnue. for tlio puri'osi) oi' use..rtulnlug whether or nut he ls lnsano. Thu mntkin for eoniniUuietit niuy bo mado by eilhor'sldo upon threo days' no? tice to tbo othor. slde, nnd shall bo liusod upon nlhdnvits exeouteil hy two duly qiiul illed cxauilners iu luiiuoy, whlch shall state that tliu alllunts hiii'u iiiiule u per? sonnl exiiininutiiui nf tho det'endunt, und thut iltu defendtint ls, lu tliolr ui'luluii, ItlMuno. Suit Instigated by Evil Minded Persons Hos tile to Her. HER MIND, CLEAR; ACTS FOR HERSELF Secretary Frye Asserts That Head of Christian Science Is Fully Responsible and Directs Manage? ment of Own Affairs. CONCORD, (N. H., April 17.?Thc charge that tho sult for an accountlng of the property ol' Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy, fiied I\Iarch lst, was not brought in good faith by tho so-called "next frlends" named ln tho sult, is contalned in tho answer of the do fendants ln tho action, which -wns fllod In tho Merrlmack County Superior Court to-dny. Tho defendants chargo that those "next frlends" hnvo been induced to loan their names for use in tlio sult "at tho Instlgation und at thu cxpenno of certaln evil-mluded persons, not re latod ln nny way to sald Maiy Bakcr G, Bddy, or having any Interest in hor or ln her estate." Theso persons, tho defondnnts allego, are hostllo to Mary Bakor G. Kddy and tlio rellgious prln clples of which she ls the founder and oxponent. Tho defendants furthcr svty that they havo no knowledgo or Informatlon respectlng many of tho ullegatlons ln the blll, but doinnnd proof of all ma? terial matters thoreln contalned,' not speeinonlly ndmitted; und they sny they ought not to mako (lils or nny answer to tliis blll, because lt ls multl farlous, vnguo nnd indollnlte, and llll ed wlth Iminatorlal, seiindalous nnd ir relovunt lnulter, nnd does not set forth any cauao of action under thu laws (Contlnued on Thlrd Pago.) t-_ FARMER KILLED IN A RUN AWAY John S. Lebelt Hurled from Cart on Government Road and Fatally lnjured. Mr, .lohn S. Bieboll, a fnrmor of low? er llenrlco county, llvlng iu tlie nelgli borhootl of Dop'p Bottom, was IcllJod Jn a runuway uccldent yesterduy af tei'uoon on tho Govoriiinont Road Just bolow Ohlmboritzo Park. Thoro were no cycwltnesses to iho ueoldont, bul 'frum the upiieiiruuces al'torward it seems thut l.elielt, who liad spent Uu morning in tho city, hud stiirtod home and wlien just oliteilng tlie Uovoni liK-iit Bond liekiw I'lilinbi.ru'/.o, hls hiiiIh rai, away, ovorturnlng tho onrl nud thfowlng hlm out. Ile wns cvhfent ly Instuiitly killed, flll ncurly ull lils Vlbs wero brokon, ns well as hlgh rlgnt ann, liciililes thls thero word ugiy wouinls ln tlie heni! uud buck, olther of which would havo proved futal. rndertnker Nelson, uf Fiilion, wus notliled nml took chargo' of iho re iiiniiis. c.iiijiiei* Taylor wus called nnd Vicweil tlm sc.iiii of. the uccldent, but eoiiHldiT'i! uu iiniU.ist uuucccs.'tiry. Mr. Belii'lt vvuu uninui'iiiil, and wns abnut forty-llvo yenis of nge. llu llve*] wlth- hls wldowed niollier on a furni nenr Dpop Bottoiu, on thu Jutlloa Biver llbiltlt ten lilll.s li.'lnw tbe eltv. |-|'? relatives were notliled liut nlght, bul iiriiiugcineiit.s for tho fuuerul httyo ?ol us yet been iiuiilo. Mr. I.ebell was a mouiher of fcJv'lilllud t-oilij-e, No, i;i',?, 1. O. O, F. OF Dccorated by French Gov? ernment at Banquet Closing- Congress OUR DUTY TOLIVE AS WELL AS DIE As Much Man's Obligation ta Live and Serve His Country, Bryan Declares, as to Offer Up Life for It. Carnegie Replies to Roosevelt. NEW YORK, ?Aprll 17.?Tho flrst convention of the Natlonal Arbltration ? and Pence Congress came to an end to-nlght after a throe-days' sesslon with two largo bnnqucts, one at tho Hotel Astor and the other at/the "Wal. dorf Astorla, Tho event of greatest Interest was tho decoratlon of Andrew Carnegie with the crossiof tho legion of honor by tho French government, represont-'. ed hy Baron d'Kstournolles de Con stant ln appreclntlon of, hls work for peace and his gift ot the palaco at The Ilague. , Baron d'Estournolles de Constant an. nounced ln lils address nt tho "Wal dorf lAstorla banquet that tho cro'ss of conimander of tho legion of honor had been conferrod by the French government on Mr. Carneglo, |and then procoeded to tbo banquet at tho Hotel Astor, whero thc decorations weru form ui ly prescntedtto Mr. Carnegie. Peace Among All Peoples. * Peace among all peoples, a peace that would be lasting, lf not indeed, oternul?that was tho ldeal ralsed aloft, to bo followed by all natlona, by the speakers to-nlght at tho dinnnr at the "Wnldorf-Astorla Hotel, arrangnd to close the deltberatioui) vt tbo Poaco Congress. The American nag hung from tho wall nt tho head of tho dlnlng apart mont, and around lt wero suspended the flags ot , the other nations with; hero und thoro banners bcartng the' coats-of-arms of tho countrlcH that will tako part ln the next Hague con? ference, nnd that have taken an aotlve part ln tho present congress. The lloral decorations on the tables Tvere roses and carnatlons. Sing While Flag Waves. . After a receptlon In the Astor gal? lery tho GOO guests, who lncluded both men and worrcn, passod lotQ .hc bnn quot-room. As tho cohipatiy entered lhe hall Fremser's "old No.herland* hyihn of thitnks" was sung by the choral members of tho Rublnstein Club. The singers, ull young women, stood in tho uppei balcony, ind w .ie &ihg lng they wnved flags of all the nations. Then while the guests wore seatlng tho chorus rendered the "Peaco Festl vnl Hym.i." opecta.ors ocmpied tho boxes iu t.ie ba'"on:es. aud by the time tlio speaklng began every convenlence for listening to tho address had been taxed. ? i'orcer Mayor Seth I.o'.v, of Xew. York. the proslding ofllcer at the dln? ner, was attended by thoso who had been requestod to speak. The speakers lncluded Hnrl Grey, govornor-general of Canada, and Professor Kuno Frnncks, of Harvard Unlvorslty. ? A fenture of tho dlnner was the de marcatlon of tho vnrlous tables by coim trles and States to ropresent tho nspira tlon of all nations slttlng ln harniony. The natlonal eostumes of somo of the foreign delegates were strongly contrast ed with liHual colorjng found In tho American dress, suggestlng the Intorn.'i tlonnl meanlng of the oceaslon. The brllllant gold broendod coats of two edu? cational delegates from Indla, as well as tholr gold strlped turbans, eontrastod with tlio dress of tho delegates from China und, seemed to" eniphnslzo tlio rich colorivg of the biinriuct-room. Archblsbop lrelnnd, of St. Paul, sald grace at the openlng of tho dlnner, Rulers Send Greetings. The readlng of cablegrnms froin foreign rulers opened tho exorcises. From tho King of Norwuy camo thls meusage: "l bog you to bring my best greetlng to the"" Nittlonal Arbltration und Peaco Con? gress, whose work I hopo may promoto the great purpose of advocatlng tho peaco ful settlement of International mlsunder .stundings, a purpose ln whlch tho Nor? woglan people take such a llvoly interest." Tho "King of Italy sent thls mossago: "Cordial thnnks for the courtosy of your Invitation. The good thlngs whleh tha Arbltration nud Peaco Congress promlses by tlio lllustrious benefactors of liumaiilly In It should bo nblo to bring to pasa nntahly und spcedily lhe reullzation of tholr hlghcst Idetils." Tho President of Switzerlund cablcd the following: "l nm very happy for thls opportunity to nsstire you of tlie Inlercat I havo ln tho work ln which tho congress is ongaged, and tu express to you my most slncoro wlshes for tho success of your work." Htlll other mossages camo from tho lnternatlonal Buroau of Peaco ln Homo, 'tho prelltnlnary ofllco of tho foundatlon of intornationallsni of Hol? land, formor President llrovor Clevo lund nnd tho Minister of tho Notheif lands to tho Unlted States. Baron d'Estournollos do Const.W^ thn llrst spoakor, dwelt onrncslly upCn tho worldwldo niovomont for poaco. Jlo roferred espncially to aeoing u grat company of Now York sehool chlldron, chlldron ot' peneo, who not iniiny years in, tho futuro, ho bolleved, would ho almost ashamed that thoy know nbout such thlngs as tyurs, Professor Kuno Franako, of FTiir vurd University, spoke for the unlver. slty, und in a measur0 for Germany. Sounds Lilce Military Note. Another bnnquot was glvon at tho llotel Astor, whero Andrew i.'arn<?yi.i lu-esliled over tables whoro upward of 700 guosts wero seatod. Tho flags of tho niutons wero tlio most prominent feuturo of tho docoratlons, but each sllkeii banner wus mountod upon a broudor -fleld of whlto?tho oinblom of poiii'.o, whlch has beon so cotisplouous throughout tho sossions whlch onded to-nlght. Tho ulnrvar begun at 7;30 o'clock, and it wns shortly nfter lu wlum Mr. ' Carnuglo mounted the upeakor's routrutn to Introduco Karl_ Uroy, aovornor-Geueral of Cmiada, au thu lirst apuuker of tho evenlu*. A?