Page 1: People's Tarred with Sane Stick. Loofcs Both Ways Bis ...J^everidge Plowright, at St. Bartholomew's Church, on Tuesday evening. The bride was gowned in **2i*Se chUCoa cloth and duchess



Andrew Ditma*. llo'.m;s Van Brunt Ditnrm. FrirkLV Od'll. John 1., Benren. John L. Vandervtvr. ofFlat!-"-1

"1*:Qeorse 8. Lowe, of Montclair; William

j. Farrctt. of Nevfcnrg: Fred Iglebart, of Man-hattan, &:'A <"h;»rks Throckmorton. of Brooklyn.Ml** Ditma* is an active member of the Daugh-ter* of tn« irrrniiitlaa

Monday. October 17. Is the date set fir the wed-«;ng ©f Mtos Mary Partte I'o.'^c. e««ejht*r of thelat* Dr. A- TV. Dofige. and Carroll 11. D'.mn'ng. ofNo. 33 Rrmcen-st. Mif>« Dodge, who U to be mar-ried at i--r home. No. •.{*« West ""arette-sC Balti-inor<*. ft <* •\u25a0Ifick. **i:i 1t» ntVT>.i,-,; by her 6lH«er.>!*•« M::r-:.a Ch« sley Pods*? Th» beet man !s '\u25a0>f* i'o?:o#> O. Cfc-!*"\ of Manhattan. The ushers*IHfie «IfMmember-; of 'Mr. Dunning**<-ollege frn-frnity. They Will it»v.n<l the wer!-: end la lia!t>ifjwe.

The n:trrla»r» of Mt*a Ruth Ratcftto***) Wight,<*a.:?rhter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Wight, of No.*M St. John's Place. V.i:! !>• salsi l*Tl nextV.><2nesday evening. October I*. in the MemorialPi—lyilllaaChurch. Bhe will be married to

JTanr Turner Martir.dale. at 850 o'clock. Her sil-ler Mist Ar.r.a tMadaai Wight, will be her maid oflioncr and only attendant. The best man viiibe.Toserh V.-m Ars<l".'.««. of Washington, and the ush-er* are to I*; Waller A. W:»:1 Claflln Wight.M il:rd Cook and Mr. Kirkpatrick. There Is to beri" recc-ption.

•Tirs Erclyn Ra'.pliiibo be anrt'.<?r October bride.Pi «• 's t.i he married to Clarence fjailalii*Arm-Mrocsj on W«*snt Oct&ber _'. at the home ofher jarents. Mr. an.l Mr*.John Ralph? No. (27 St.ICarh**ate Mis* Harriet Martin iiibe the maid.f mr, and Miss Marietta Moore Hipkins end"Mi*s loaaJsssM Lorraine Hipkins. the little daugh-ters \u0084r Mr. and Mrs. Jchn « litton Ilipklns.will at-**ti«l«»s flower girls. W- best mm Is to be Dun-Y.K~n C S'l-r. r.and the usher* : r.- "Jack" Simmonsand Harold Van {Carman. Nt Toronto.


House* forShaft* Builtat Dc Kalb-avc. and Behind Borough Hall.

V.-oik Ml th« Fulton-st. action of th- Brooklynsubway has U un in earnest at last. In the lastBreak the triangular square at Fulton-st. and DeKalb-ave. has be?n appropriate by Cranford &.... the contractors. They have rrnced it in. andare there Uniting their shaft, which it is just pos-\u25a0Me may hr fount adequate for all the tunnellingoperations in FuMon-sf. An office and workshop arei»:..k built behind the fenced Inclosure In additionto the shaft house, and s!4c tracks for the trolleyflatrars that are to carry away th« excavated earthhave also been built.

The t»oKulb-ave. plat* along the Fulton-st. routewas providential, for at no other point could theshaft Iwvc boen sunk without effectually blockingri;lton-.-t.. which is a narrow thoroughfare at best.As the work progresses from this point the F>:ltor;-st. merchants are watching it with the greatestanxiety, Ever lOnoe the Brooklyn subway V.asauthorized, they have been dreading the time thathas now cr.m.\ They have engaged an engineer tolook aft^r their Interest*, anl have had repeatedassurances from William Barclay Parsons, chief

\u25a0 nglne*r of the Rapid Transit Commission, that thework willho done with the greatest regard for theconvenience of the merchants.

But at best tho work Is going to be mussy, dirtyand tedious. Fulton-st may not resemble a "min-ing ca*np," according to the descriptions of someof the Manhattan r treets during the subway work,but it certainly will be in a chaotic condition formany long months to come. And the merchants

1 :m..! announcement was made ia.»t week of theer.j»«cement of Mlws Viol.M Richardson and EbcnV..Knov.lton. Him Richardson is the only dr.ugh-•pr cf JTrs. Thomas Richardson, of The Grosvenor.l-'ifth-jtv*.and Tenth-Pi.. Manhattan, and i«< wellKnown i.: thai boroogti. especially an the Heights.Mm la Epeading the autumn at the Garden CityHotel, a-. are also th« Ifliara Knowlton and herflanc^. Mr. Knowlton hi the son of Mr. ar.d lira.\u25a0fikesj J. Knowlton. of No. >~ It<tnsen-st. TheKnowlton*i usually i«p*=ti<l t'n* •unmw at Idle Hour,Nr-wi>crt. but thi» year occupied a cottage at East-tinrri.i'! Xtis h. graduate of Yale and a member*if the Kldfeit; and DrlvlnsT. Crescent Athletic andI'yk.V Meadol

* Golf clubs.

From Buffalo comes news of the engagement of"i'iss Margaret Hotchkiss, daughter of Mr. andMrs. William HotcfclMa. of that city, to RaymondK. Streit. «on of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis A. Streit. ofNo. 88 Sidney Place. He is a graduate of Harvard.

The rngagen-

Is announced of Mis* Mildred3'mfhaw Fotvle. daughter of Mrs. Jos'ah Flak*Fowls, to T\'::!iair. KfaCJlay Fowler, son of Mrs.|f. ]*. Fowlrr. formerly of Joralemon-st. MissI'owle Is actively kienirf*.! with the younger set«.n th^ [{eight*. The family removed to BrickOhurch. N^w-J*rsey. la=t erring. Mr. Fowler wasf tannaas from Yale ia '?5. and is a member of the

k'T Meadow Golf and CrCSOCCt Atli!»tio Club,T.heri he has HvM for the last few years.

Mr. Wil'iam T. Brook, of Gertnantown. Perm..annt»'jnr<»» the ongape inert of her daughter. MissIda Lewis Brooke, to Clinton Vand.-rbflt Meserole.•M of General and Mrs. Jeremiah V. Meserole. ofNo. HZ Washington-are.


A large church wedding of last week was that of•Mini Kstelle Louise Elcoek. daughter of CaptainGeorge S. Clcock. of Tompldna-ave., and FrankJ^everidge Plowright, at St. Bartholomew's Church,on Tuesday evening. The bride was gowned in**2i*Se chUCoa cloth and duchess lac* and carriedorchids and llUes-of -the valley. Mrs. William It.Lake, as matron of honor, wore burnt orangepompadour net and carried white chrysanthemums

The bridesmaids war* Miss Louise Moller, Mis*Beast* Detrfck. Miss Carrie Detrick and MissGrace Stanley. Their frocks were of yellow raous-••lln*d* sole and they carried yellow chrysanthe-mums. The best man was Calder Johnston, ofManhattan, aiid the ushers were William E. Lake,

Gorman O. Rogers, WiUiam R, Elcoek and DavidHaviland. The Rev. Canon Bryan, of the GardenCity Cathedral, nested by the Rev. R. M. W.Black, performed the ceremony. The reoeption washeld at the Pouch Gallery. Mr. and Mrs. Plow-right will live In West Flfty-nfth-st.. Manhattan.

Mrs. Alexar.dor Pearson, of No. 2? Seventh-aye.,rnnouncc-3 the engagement of her daughter. MissSad»« Pearson, to Archibald C. Scrlmgeour. ofSouth Ox:orc-.-t

Mr.and Mrs. Thomas Brlggs. of New town. Perm..announce the engagement of their daughter. Miss2£ar!on Eastburn Brings, to Ru«sell Richardson.\u25baon <\u25a0? th* late Dr. John E. Richardson, of SouthOxford-st.

Another recently announced engagement Is thatof Miss Ida H. Holmes, daughter of Charles B.Holmes, of Macr.a-st., to Charles A. Canda, eldestaon of CLarie* J. Car.da. ,

Hecent returns to town Include the Charles M.Bulls, of Henrj'-st.. from Karlsruhe, Newport: theOrll H. «c Silvers, of Plerrepont-st., from LakeGeorge; Mrs. Edmund Terry and Miss MarlonTerry, of Rerasca-at.. from too Maritime Prov-inces: Mr. tea Mrs. a. Waring StebMna, of Dean-at., from Short Beach. Conn.; the William J. Bruits.of South Portland -aye.. frcm Westhampton Beach;tie Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Lindsay Parker, of 6tate-*t..from Shoreacres. Feadola. N. B.; Mr. and Mrs.Eugene G. Blackford. of St. Mark's-ave., from War-wick, X. T.: the George H. Coutts, of Jora>mon-E •irr •*2ur'd arh.Conn.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred-erick W. Moss., of Remsea-tt.. from Kennebunk-•?"• M/*'i_th«M/*'i_th« Alfred B. Cooks, of South Oxford-ct . and Mr* James Williams, ef Pierrepont-st..front Lake lljuuuk.

Mies Martha Strong, only daughter of Mr. andMrs. Tneren G. Strong, of No. Si East Sixty-flXth-st.. willb* formally iatrodutved to society on Sat-urday. December 3. She has been at some of theaffairs given by the young»r set on the Heights,and as the Strongs' country place. The Dolphins,Is to F.aathampton, she Is well known In this bor-ough. Sh3 Is related to Mrs. Edmund Terry. Mrs.Henry T. Breokwan. William 8. P. Prentice. lit*.Claries Kc.lcgp. Mre. Joseph C. Milj«»m-, Mrs.Amory 8. Cariiart. Mrs. I". T. H. Tslmag* andJohn HillPrentice.

Mr and Mrr. Herbert I^e« Pratt returned fromabroad on the M»Jp*tic last week.

Mrs. George K. Sheldon and Miss G«rtru«o Shel-don expect to go abroad inNovember.

•\u25a0 \u25a0-jMrs. Charles A. Moore and Miss Mary Elsie

Moore, who. with Miss Mary Leascomb. of Bridge-port, ax* making an automobile trip to PltUburg,were at the Hotel Walton. Philadelphia, on Sunday

Dr. U AAe!« Cuinet and Mrs. S. E. Ostranderrecently returned Iron: an extended trip throughMexico. They crossed the Bio Grande at NuevoX<aredo and proceeded to Mexico City, which wasreached after a thirty-eight hour train ride.

The climate was found to be delightfully cool,even in August, and it was necessary tosleep underblankets. After two weeks at the capital a visitto Cuermaraea, eighty miles further south, wasna*>. This Is ma interesting city of ten thousandInhabitants, surrounded by high mountains.

InItare Urn famous Borda Gardens, with their\u25a0nany wonderful cascades. From that city thereIs a fine view of Popocatepetl. Orizaba was next

Ir*ufS'..^&cr%an o«K»"«»lirK»"«»lir was afforded to visit«„ w^TP^ °*

IB,ary thousands of acres, situated'Fh£ .tor*n*°-,forty-five miles from the coast

were *em growing iagreat abucdance.

SOUTHERN WRITERS IN THE NORTH.To the Editor of The Tribune.

Sir: A kinsman of mine from Hanrtco CoasstKVa.. informs me that he knows that to th* South*particularly in Virginia and South Carolina, many

editorial writers and reporters have been sent from)the leadlns newspapers to fill positions on Demo*cratic newspapers in th* North. Ifthis tact warngenerally known the voters ofth* North would, un-derstand why there was so much bitterness amivituperation indulgedInby some of th* Demo<.rax-opapers. .

John Sharp Williams, of Mississippi, ha* tohnmcharge of the literary bureau of the DemocraticNational Committee, so we shall soon have a floodof ex-Confederate eloquence from th* stump tha*Is tolerated in the North, but th* rule 4mb notwork when a Northern man gees South, for 1* h*were to defend President Roosevelt and th* Pro-tective tariff, be would be liable to be tnot^i."Tho war it over." but the venom of the) "tostcause" still rankle in the hearts of South***blatherskites. HORATIO CHAKLE3.

New-York. Oct. 1. tm.

PARKER'S TARIFF REDUCTION.To th*Editor of The Tribune.

Sir: Isea in tie letter of Sir. Talks*. «sjd«r thehead of "Tariff." that be Is In favor nf a revisionin a scientific manner, so that there willnot t* »aimmediate revolution of present existing- (?ro.ip«r-oua) conditions. Am Ito infer that he favor* m,gradual revolution? Do X understand htm runes*! \u25a0that he tells th* business man and n rTilagmsitthat business and wages are to bo 1 iTiirlaaiTTh* worklngman'* wags* are to bo out down In a.scientific manner, so that he will not notice i:atonce. Has the, business man's and the werfcfn*>man's attention been called to th* statement c*Mr. Parker? Present existing conditions. b« be-lieves, should be revolutionized, but a slow daasS*poison should be given In a scientific manner anthat the patient will not Immediately notice it'


To the Editor of Th* Tribune*Sir: The letter of Lincoln to Bcliars. nrhßtai tByour issue of to-day, should be printed a* a

—\u25a0palgn document, and distributed among them.telligent Germans. c w%g(^ trr

Brooklyn. Oct. * ISM.•w'™»->**

One Who Barred In Senate withHim Teliaof His Ability.

To the Editor ofThe Tribune*.Sir: Perhaps a word from on* woo served tat th*)

Senate of this State for three years with Usntaw—tGovernor HTggtns may have some weight withthose who have some doubts about th* qualities ofthe man they are asked to vote for to nil tbe high

office of Governor. Ifyou will turn to th* fll«s ofyour own paper for February 2. IST. and otherpapers of that date, and of February 3. yea willfind a record which shows Lieutenant GovernorHiggles to be a man of decision and fare* of char-acter. Inmy judgment, w* seldom have the op-portunity to vote for a man ofsuch hfgb char— ability and unflinching1 courase. This.added to his long experience as a legislator of the Finance Committee of th* Senate.will make bis services a* Governor Invaluable) tothe Statp.Ialways found Governor Hlsgins free from all

questionable combinations, modest and retiring, tutdevoted to his work, earnest in his endeavor to tadthe right seas of any question before us. and on*varyirs' in his course when his mind was mad* up.This letter 1» a spontaneous and an unsolicitedtribute from one of h'3 associates who learned torespect and admire him. Whero many tatted h*always ran? true If elected. Ibelieve h* winmake one of the best Governors New-York Statehas ever bad. GEORGE W. BRUSH.

Ex-3enaror. IVtb Filltot.No. 462 Ocean-aye.. Brooklyn. N. T., Oct. a. 1304.

Loofcs Both Ways ca Gold and Pensions isBis letter.

To th* Editor or The Tribune.Sir: Parker conceded, when ho ecultS no Uz.s<u

conceal the fact, that he voted for Bryan and freisilver twice, not from honest belief: Bat for th«sake of party regularity and prospective coalna-tion. Now that th<» people, through the) Hapw*lican party, have firmly established tho gold stand-ard, having be' en Parker's party and htmtotttwice on that Issue by phenomenal majorities, he*repudiates his supposed conviction, and says hiwill act. Ifelected, at If the gold atamtsaw were"irrevocably established." Tils is one evWeneo ofParker's looseness of expression— most remarkablein a trained lawyer and a Judge. He speaks Mrhimself alone; he can't Control other Democrats—Bryan Democrats, like himself, or gold standardmen. Suppose a Democratic Congress snould boelected, and should disestablish the gold standard.what would Parker do then IfPresident* That hawould slavishly follow the mandates of bl3 party lashown by bis character acd his antecedents. Jfoth-Ins in law or politics Is "Irrevocably settled" la Uttscountry; one party In power, or at th*polls, canalways undo what another party ha* done. Thonlymeans of safety as to the continuance) d the,

sold standard Is to keeD In power those wh*)•**its friends and responsible for Its adoption. The)election of Parker means a Democratio and largelyBryanite House of Representatives, and soon asimilar Senate. What guarantee can Parker sivathat such a legislature would regard the gold stini

-ard as irrevocably settled, or that he would notfollow their lead If they unsettled It? Th*Y*>111 1nothing in bis career that shows him to be ismVpendent of party mandate.

As to the service pension matter. 11.-. Parher tJsss)

the congenial character of "Mr. VailugMiWay»." The Republican service pension p*acOa*»

he says. Is all wrong and a violation ot law, bat.Ifelected, be willrecommend a law allowing suchpension?. This la simply fishing with a sprat to

catch a whale. Th* Republican soldier whale

won't Tin to th* bait. Th* eld soldiers are trlsienough to prefer the action of their tried filanshvrather than the promises of their persistent *••««m!*s and vlUflers of more than forty year*. LTk*the Trojans of old. they fear the Greeks fD*S»*»crats) when they com* bringing gifts. Parka*says. Ifelected (big IF there) he will revoke th*)

present service pension order, and recommend •••vice pension legislation. That is. he wants th*soldier to give up present possession on th* heps)

of some future Democratic action—money to pocksfor a promise* that may never be made effect****And what guarantee willhe give that a Democrat!*Congress willadopt his recommendation? Thl* h>a clear but weak bid for th* soldier voto, AHthat is certain is that he will revoke th* servicepension order and then leave the veteran* to th*>tender mercies *fa hostile Democratic lejialatar*,

controlled by the ex-rebel States. Few soldMawcan be fooled by that bid. or expect conslderatltofrom that source.Ishould Bay something a*to th*propriety ci th*)

criticised order, but that has been admirably d!*«cussed and covered by Henry W. Taft. which can

1 be commended tor their Instruction to th* la—brators of the Parker Constitution Club, which ttttomeans. Ipresume, tho Constitution interpret©*, ao-

cordlns to Parker or for Parker's benefit. The*have made a poor snowing of it so far and an*on*

worthy the name of lawyers. T. J.An es-eoldier of 1361 and ISC bet not s> servtas)

pensioner.New-Brtghten. IT. T.. Oct. *> 120*.


coua«sl only el timidity and Cads Its aao4«l tiTibet!If"The World" will only go on hithm war Its

readers willprofit politicallyalmost as much mHthey read The Tribune. .A, H. 0.New-Torts. Sept. K. DM.



Little "Advts."

At the Wmoughby Mansion Wednesday eveningMiss Millie Flrgenaeloer and E. M. Cohen weremarried by the Rev. Dr. Rabbi Benjamin, Thebridesmaid was Miss Bertha Ullman. and the bestman Isaao YankeiiA. The bride was gowned inwhite tocssaHoe silk, with a bertha of duchess lace•J.d medallion of point lace. She wore a diamondfcorstshor. the gift of the bridegroom^ MliTi'»man wore white crepe de chine. with point lace"and her go«u was ornamented with -whit! «•*!»'roses. <lrapc-d from the etoouldtT. She w^re a nt.Hi.*ckiace. the cUߣf the bride. FoUowlnV thi«r«aony dinner was served. «««wjng the

Those spicy Maw «•**»,- thatplease th« reader and bung pro2tto the- advertiser appear regulariyU


oi the People.


Look Them Up To-Day!

Sir: As running water purifies Itself. X suggestanother pumpmg station at ths lower end of thelake InProspect Park, to pump tho water of the)

lake up into Swan Lake. We can then havo & largersupply of running water In tha brook, and thosupply will only bo limited by tho capacity of thepumps. The water in the lake will then cease tobe stagnant, for there willbe a constant flow fromthe upper end to the pumping station. This schemewill also apply to the lake in Central Park, bypumping the water at the western sod up to asufficient elevation for a meandering brook to flowInto the lake at the eastern end. There win thenbe no necessity to drain either lake for cleansingpurposes. This scheme la perfectly feasible, and abrook la an added attraction to any lartro nark.

FRANCIS TAYLOR.Brooklyn. K. T.. Oct. 4. 12C<

Its arraignment and criticism of the past recordand present policies of th« Democratic party arethe most powerful exposure that the fallacies andshortcomings of that party ever received fromsuch a source, and vet It Is dene In su-h a fairand mild way as to win, rather than los<\ the ad-miration of his opponents and bring votes and newaccessions' to the ranks of his party.

Discord runs throughout the ranks and councilsof the Democratic party, and It Is in every wayshown to be unequal to iho great task of success-fullyhandling the complicated affairs In tbe ad-ministration of our national government. All ofthe ability of that party has bean exhausted Inframing cuch class legl?!.iiion In the individualStates of the South as would restrict or annul thepolitical and civil rights of the colored people.Inote one discordant note between what Judge

Parker says on the race question and what ex-Senator Henry O. Davis, his running mate, sayson the some subject. The former cunningly cov-er* up what bis real attitude on the race questionIs by declaring for the protection of the equalrights of all men (meaning tho white men) of hisparty hero and the men of Hawaii, the PhilippineIslands and P«rto Rico. A reading between thelines will readily convince the close observer thatho does not refer to the negro-American citizenthis side or the briny deep.

The venerable Mr. Davis, for whom Ihave noword of disrespect, arraigns the Republican partyfor raising the race question, as he charges, andtakes the position that the Democratic party whssettling that question, and that its work along thatline ought not to have been disturbed. That means.IfIt means anything, that th«» Democracy of theSouth should be allowed to go on until it has com-pleted Its work of the dlsfranchlsement and hu-miliation of colored citizens and the extinction oftheir civil and political rights in all of the States.The patriotism, civilization and Christianity ofthis country would not always tolerate such fla-«grant abuse of justice.

A document prepared by members of the Na-tional Negro Democratic Union for distributionamong the colored voters Is the strangest thing inIts reasoning that has yet come before me in thiscampaign. It lauds ex-President Cleveland, criti-cises Pre.«Ment Roosevelt and Senator Fairbanks,Justifies the position of the Democratic party ontho negro and all other questions, criticises theSenate for failing to confirm Dr. Crum, and sailsInto the House for Us failure to seat Dantzler andI'rioleau. colored Republican contestants for seatsin Congress from South Carolina, and appeals tothe colored Republican voters to support Parkerand Davis as a rebuke. It la easy to see that acolored man or organization could, under some cir-cumstances, support an individual local Democrator oppose an individual local Republican, but howa colored man or organization can agree with theDemocratic party on national Issues, and IndorseIts general policies, and week to give It executivecontrol of our government. Ifall to see by anymode cf reasoning. There Is no reasonable hy-pothesis on which Ican Justify their conclusions.

Washington. Oct. 6, 19M. JAhOBS W. POB.


Democratic Candidates Pail to Agree inTheir Views.

To the Editor of The Tribune.Sir: That the people are everywhere beginning

to show a more active Interest in what Is going onaround them In the field of politics Is every daybecoming- more evident. Apathy Is giving "way toan awakening activity. Party platforms. Uttersof acceptance, campaign textbooks, party literature,newspapers and views of speakers and writers arebeing eagerly sought and carefully studied. ThisIs a favorable ttgn for th» Republicans, becausewhen the Issue* become fullyunderstood and therecords of the two great parties are carefully stud-ied and compared Republican triumph Is.assured.

No Republican candidate for the Presidency ofthe United States since the organization of thatparty, fifty years ago, ever handed to the Ameri-can people a letter of acceptance of his nominationfor the highest office In our Republic so repletewith sound wisdom, splendid statesmanship, truepatriotism. broad views and conservatism, evtncinra more careful study of all the issues and needsof his country, and at the same time fallowingmore closely the party platform and tho spiritand letter of the Constitution, than that of Presi-dent Roosevelt.


Th* Bureau of Charities, which has become oneof the leading charitable organizations in Brook-lyn, has been fortunate In its officers. The menwho axe most active In tho conduct of the workto-day have been members of the beard from Itsestablishment twenty-five years ago. The Brook-lynbureau is one of the oldest charity organiza-tion societies In America; only three other socle-ties are older, and two of these were organized Inthe same year as the bureau, IS7B. The generalsecretary, in his report, calls attention to theservice v.-hl.'h the society has rendered during itsquarter of & century, arid describes the principleson which the bureau works. Jn the beginning themethods were subjected to criticism from manycharity workers, Including some clergymen. NowItIs safe to say that no one would publiclyopposethe principles on which the bureau works. Thefounders of the bureau were largely instrumentalIn securing the abolition of outdoor relief In Brook-lyn, in Which course of action Brooklyn was apioneer among American cities, and by whichmillions of dollars has been saved, and the de-moralization which was resulting from the dis-tribution of public funds among applicants for aidhas been largely prevented.

The bureau has laid special emphasis on provid-ing temporary employment for thosa needing as-sistance, and has built up one of the best equippedsystems of industrial agencies In any city.

The bureau now owns three buildings, well lo-cated, in, different parts of the city, for accommo-dating all who may need assistance. The centralbuilding is at No. 69 Schermerhorn-at. ;the Bed-ford building at No. l,«0Fulton-st.. opposite L*w-

is-uve.. and the northern buildingIn V.T.Ilamsburg.near Marcy and Division ayes.. close to tho newCarnegie Library and the property on which theYoung Men's Christian Association of the EasternDistrict is meting Its building. In each of thebuildings are workrooms for women, with day

nurseries attached, and In two of them are indus-trial laundry training schools, where women aretaught to do first class laundry work. Connectedwith each of the buildings, also. are woodyards, Inwhich men out of work can have temporary em-ployment in cutting wood. The bureau also ownsa dwelling house opposite Its central building, lvwhich homeless women are provided temporarily

with lodgings and meals, for which they have op-portunity to make payment in work in the indus-

trial agencies at the central building.

In the last year 10,781 applications for assistancehave been received at the three offices, from 5,688

different persons. Employment has been furnishedto over 2,000 different persons on over *i.OU(J days,

and about SIB,CUO has been distributed In the formof wages for work performed. This sum may beregarded as having taken tho place of relief whichotherwise would have been obtained from reliefgivingsocieties or individuals, but itserves a verydifferent purpose from relief, tending not to createdependence, but to promote independence and self-support. The bureau also has conducted the workof sending trained nurses among the nick poor,employing five graduate nurses of special skill andability, who have made nearly 8,000 professional vis-its attending to some 2,000 patients. In connectionwith the report of the general secretary, a report ispresented by Mrs. S. K. Tenney. conference secre-tary, who has had charge of the conferences ofFriendly Visitors In the northern district, where thechurch district plan has been in successful opera-tion. The report contains tiie r.ames of nearly allthe churches In that section of the city which have.igteed to co-operata with the bureau by providingpersonal servlc3 for those needing aid within th«special districts assigned to their churches.

The Bureau of Charities Is a private organization,depending entirely upon voluntary contributionsand receiving no appropriation from public funds.It appears from the report that a little less than$lS.Ci'j was received from contributors and about$1,000 from Invested funds. The society need 4 avery much larger Income to meet the continuallygrowing needs of the poor resulting from the In-crease of population.

The special enterprise In hand at the presenttime is the securing of funds for the erection of anew building on the property In the Eastern Dis-trict, where there Is the greatest Increase In tbeapplications for assistance. A few friends haveoffered to contribute $10,000 toward this project,provided the additional $35,000 which It Is estimatedwillbe required can be secured.

Any who are interested to know more particu-larly about the work of the society are cordiallyInvited to call at any of the bull-lings, and thosewho are willing to render pecuniary assistancemay send checks to the Central BuiWlnr. No. ©"chertuerhorn-st.

Brooklyn Bureau Reports on WorkUp TillAprilSO.

The annual report of the Brooklyn Bureau efCharities for the y*ar ended April SO. 190*. hasJust been Issued. This Is the report of the twenty-fifth year of the bureau's work, and the generalsecretary refers to the meeting held in celebrationof the twenty-Mih anniversary, a report of whichhas alto recently been printed in a small editionnot ye*, distributed.


Sir: Once upon a time there) I*B3 a Southernrailroad which pat on a fast train, calculated torush through the country at the dizzy rate oftwelve or fifteen miles an hour. There was a gooddeal of uncertainty among the people as to thesafety of such a train. One day the train wasflagged by an old negro, who stood on tho trackwaving a red shirt, which he had probably bor-rowed from some Ku-Klux neighbor. Tha con-ductor was annoyed at the stopping of the trainand brusquely ordered the old man to hurry andget on board. "Oh.Iwant goln1

to get on your oldtrain." was the reply, "but Ididn't know bat thatsomebody might want to get off." That seems tobe the experience nowadays of the Democratictrain. Prominent Democrat* all over the countryare signalling it to stop, not to get on board, butto give others a chance to get off.

Judge Parker's very natural indisposition to be-lieve that bis candidacy is a dead issue remindsme of the story of the old woman who had greaterfaith In her doctor than In her husband. Her"man" had had a "bad spell." and was still un-conscious when the physician arrived. He ex-amined the patient carefully, and finally pro-nounced him dead. Just then the "corpse" awokeand with some indignation Insisted that he wasnot dead. "Be still. John." cautioned the "widow,""the doctor knows best." Judge Parker wouldsave himself a good deal of needless trouble Ifhe,would take the doctor's advice, and believe him-self politically dead W. H.

Paterson. N. J.. Oct. T. 1901

ALMOST A3 GOOD AS THE TRIBUNE.To the BOttor of The, Tribune.

Mr: Are not Ills)very best Rewobltcan campaign,documents to be fond to tha columns of The.World"! Borne weak* age- The world" filled sev-ml cotomn3 rrith <mota,Uans from the President,having the ring of true, metal, and followed themby some grovolllns comment that served admira-bly as a foil to their brilliancy. AsIreadIwantedto shake "The World" by the hand for the serviceIt had dene to American manliness. Though Iam approaching tareescor<» anfl ten. it «ent a e'oyrthrough every Ital). A\ bat must huvo been itstffect upon youny r«aaerj la th» party, that taiea

Shall Old Soldier Trust Democratic Promiseor Republican Performance f

To the Editor of The Tribune.Sir: In his letter of acceptance Judge Farter,

after stating specifically that he will repeal Pen-sion Order No, 7*. makes) a bid for the votes of the

old soldiers and their friends by promising to lend

Ma aid to secure the enactment by Congress of astraight age pension law. Now. while such an en-actment cannot be deemed to be In the interestof Judge Parker's ideas of economy, for the reasonthat it would probably result hi ranch greater ex-penditure for pensions that at present, has it everoccurred to the old.soldiers that Judge Parker'sefforts on their behalf must be supported by aSenate and House of Representatives Democratic

In complexion, of necessity composed of a major-

ity of representatives from the "Solid South."

who have a natural love for the old Union soldier,

because of his strenuous efforts on behalf of theConfederate cause during the unpleasantness of

IKt-WIt seems to me that the veteran may well con-

sider this view of the question before he deposit*

his ballot.The only occasion since the- closing cf the war

when the Democratic party was in full control

of both trie legislative ana executive branches of

the national government it demonstrated its in-ability to pass a tariff bin satisfactory to Presi-dent Cleveland, who refusal to eign it. Does theold soldier believe that the Influence of JudgeParker upon Congress on this question will beereater than was Cleveland's upon a great quas-1' in o£ party policy which the Democracy made a

-an or during that campaign, and which wasthe main cause of Its success? Does Itnot s«*tnmore sale to trust the party whlcii has thus farformulated all legislation upon the pension ques-tion and looked after the interest* of the menwho were willingto give up everything for thepreservation of this Union, and is doing so to-

day -rather than the party of vague promises.unfulfilled pledges and broken faith?Ifor myself, prefer a party which has the

courage of its convictions— a party which doesthings— which stands for action, progress, goodfaith and promises fulfilled, and a candidate whoet.inds squarely on his record as a "aoer1 oftilings, honest in his convictions and actions, forthe renson'triat In performance we have the bestguarantee of future fulfilment of promises, ratherthan the mrtr. whom the Democracy has beenforced to name for the Presidency under condi-tions which strongly savored of the methods ofthe '•«rreengoo«ls man," and who now makes prom-ises under pressure which there is no likelihoodhis party. if successful, willpermit bin to carry

°'whirieP tne°rrrmdo«a not seem at this time to bemuch reason to donbt that Judge Parker willnever be called upon to aid Congress in the pas-sage of such a law as he Indicates, for the reasonthat his chances of election are dally growing

more remote, still It behooves each one of 113 tomake assurance doubly sore by renewing effortsfor the success of Roosevelt and Fairbanks, andthe continuance for four years more of and peace Inour land. JACOB NEU.

Brooklyn. Oct. S. 190*.

PARKER POLITICALLY DEAD.To the Editor of The Tribune.

T^ro Per erteis of the People's "Willat theBallot Box, Tarred with Sane Stick.

To the editor of The Tribune.Mr: Iwas an interested reader in to-day's Trib-

une of the scathing article regarding the rottennesswhich permeated the DemocraUc-EUrrlck machineHi the city of Albany, because of the fact that Iam a former resident of that city and have been aneyewitness of some of the crookedness that wasperformed by some of the lieutenants of Herriek'sSac?. Iwas a resident of the Eleventh Ward, andsaw a voter go into the booth, mark h's ballot andhold Itup to a saeall window, so a worker on thaoutside could tee how it was marked. The atten-tion of an officer was called to the matter, bat heonly smiled and walked away. Hundreds of thugsfrom Troy repeated from ward to ward in every

election previous to the election of Mayor Ortn E.Wilson. Who was responsible for this state ofaffairs? There was a master hand somewhere; themen who did the dirty work had their orders andalso the assurance of Immunity from punishmentfrom some place, else they would never save runthe risk.

Vet this man Herrick blandly assures the Intelli-gent electorate c: the Empire State that if he be-comes Governor he will endeavor to reform theelection laws. They are not so pliable at presentas In the days of the Dutch ess County steal, en-gineered by his new ally. David B. Mill. As A.P. German, of Maryland, la instructor in chief ofthe Democratic National Committee. Iwould sug-gest a few points from him \ regarding how theydo ItIn Maryland. Ihave been a resident of Mao-land nearly two years, and am a taxpayer. Yet Icannot vote, and under the existing Gorman elec-tion law Icould not acquire a voting- residence lanfty years without going before a court and de-claring my intentions of becoming a resident of theState.

What a wonderful defender nt the Constitutionand the rights of the people the- Democracy is inall sections, and how they do love a free ballot anda fair count, providing they can do the voting andthe counting also! Now, if Mr. Gorman shouldmove to New-York, he would not have to submitto such indignity,he could vote in one year, and ifhe were a real good Tammany man he might voteIn One month: such things are said to occur amongthe faithful on special occasions. My ancestorsfought in the Revolution, and surely Iought to beaccorded the privilege of voting In two years, eventhough Iam a Republican. Isuppose Mr. Gormandid not desire any foreign immigration into hisbailiwick, as there might be some Republicansamong them, and. goodness knows, he has troublesenough with the natives to keep them from votingfor that av.-fiii man-eating Teddy to be botheredWith any foreign Republicans who might wanderacross the borders from Pennsylvania or New-York.When Democratic orators go howling about thacountry about the great affection th«Sr have for theConstitution, do not let them forget intelligentpeople remember the men who have done most toruin and least to protect that great document.

The ballot box Is the cornerstone of Americanliberty and of republican Institutions, and whoeverseeks to pervert the people's \u25a0Will honestly expressedstriken a blow at tho root of the tree. How manySouthern States have any semblance of an honestelection? Yet the men rhom these States send toCongress form the backbone of th« Democraticparty, and will dictate its policy should they suc-ceed In electing the next House. The Democraticplatform declares protection a robbery, yet whatdo they offer the sensible sober minded Americanbusiness man a? a remedy? The spectacle of an-other mongrel measure of the Gorman-Wilson type?

One word about these great combinations of cap-ital. Working-men, by your votes you may pinchthem, but remember it's a poor rule that won't worUboth ways, and re will be the ones that getnqueezcd last. Carl Scliurs says the money lasue Isdead, but it cost th« Democratic platform commit-tee an all n'sht session to killit.ami thousands ofDemocrats still thin* that it v.-illcome out of Itscoffin on Election Day and kill the Democratic ass.Now let us remember the Old Flag on ElectionDay and give Teddy such a majority that the sageof tVolfert's Roost will wish he had retired frompolitics when he last ran for Governor. .

Baltimore. Oct. 2. 1«H. HONEST BISECTIONS.

pension OEDEK problem.



King Peter of Servia Cannot Even Afford aCrown.

From Tbe Chicago Journal.The story that Kins; Peter of Seryla lacks a'

crown through having no money to buy one canonly be credited by people who know nothing ofti7« eo*t of regal circlets, which need not be exten-\u25a0;••# as ItIs by no means necessary to constructthem of gold and diamonds,

wines of old were not wont to put much money

on Insignia. which might be stolen In times of dis-turbance, and much of their Jewelry w»i valuablek» Miod»tion, not through original cost. The"rownot Scotland, for Instance, if put up to auc.tinn at the present day. would probably fetch anImmense sum. Itis of gold, and the stones dec-oratlnc It Included nine carbuncles, four Jacinths,four amethysts, two white topazes, two rockcrystals foiled to represent emeralds, a white topazwith a yellow foil behind, seven Scottish pearls,and about twelve or thirteen green Oriental pearls

Enamels In red. blue, green and white contributedto the appearance of this crown. m m .. „

/present day Jeweller of taste could furnish theKing of Servla with regalia which would answer«vWy purpose, and yet be cheap; and the fact thatIt only cost a few hundred Instead of a million

would better insure Its safety in a country liableto dynastic upsets.

Kin* Oscar of Sweden Is the only present daymonarch who wears his crownInParliament. King

Edward of England prefers that the Imperial crown

££*«&carried tn procession v.h<>n ha meets maloni* and commons, though did His Majesty soctK»M£» Jt could certain!}* adorn ... head.


Hotel Manager Attacked— Supposed ThievesFrightened by Policeman.

Joseph French, manager of tbe McKushla Hotel.No. Ml Pearl-st., Manhattan, was assaulted, sup-

posedly by thugs who wanted to rob him. as he

was going up the steps of his home, at No. 7<>i

Jefterson-ave.. Brooklyn, at an early hour yester-

day morning. His scalp was laid open In fourplaces and he was rendered unconscious. It waa•supposed, when he was taken to the HushwickCentral Hospital, that bin skull was fractured.

That was not co. but he Is Ina serious condition

from shock and loss of blood.Mr. French always wears a large solitaire dia-

mond In his shirt front, carries a valuable goldwatch, and generally has a large ;ura of money lahis pockets. Itis believed that when he left thehotel to go to his boarding house In Brooklyn hewas followed by somebody, who planned to waylayhim in some lonely place

patrolman Oeorge Albany, of tbe Ralph-nve.station, happened to be lr.R~ld-avo.. near by. whenFrench raised tries for help. When he arrivedFr«nch was lyingunconscious at the bottom of thefttepa The tliUKs had evidently been frightened offby Patrolman Albany's approach before they couldget at their victim's valuables.


are not the only ones Interested. The BrooklynRapid Transit Company, which operates a largenumber ofIts lines through that thoroughfare, anda majority of the residents of the borough arevitally Interested. FuUon-et. is the one big retailbusiness street. Itmay be compared to the neck ofa bottle, through which the vast traffic from allparts of the borough flows. Even the slightest ob-struction to this flow will,of course, be felt by all.

The permit Issued co far for the Fulton-st. workcalls for the opening of only three hundred feeteast from De Kalb-ave. If the method useddoes not prove entirely satisfactory, trie contractorswill few obliged to adopt another before going anyfurth r.Allof the earth will be brought to the De Kalb-

are. shaft and rained to the surface there, whenceIt will he taken by the trolley freight cars. Atravelling chain with buckets to carry the dirt ata good rate of speed Is now being perfected, andIt Is expected that the work will be carried onwith more expedition than previous tunnel work.Just at present all those Interested have their eyesfosussed on the shaft and will follow the opera-tions as they spread from there with great Interest.

Down back of the Borough Hail half of thestreet and a good portion of the sidewalk have beenappropriated for one of the tunnel shafts. Just atpresent the work from here is being directed towardCllnton-st.. to m*ct the Joralemon st. bore, whichhas been put through to the river, and towardClinton-st.. from shafts at Garden Place. Nowthat the workhorses and sidetracks have been putin the obstruction does not look as large as Itdid when the street wav littered with material, butmakes access to the rear of the Borough Hall dif-ficult. Those who are aware of the structuralweaknesses developed by the old building in thelast few years fear that the tunnel Work may doconsiderable damage to the hall. It Is beingwatched carefully, however. The august delibera-tions of the Appellate Division of the SupremeCourt are rudely disturbed by the hoisting enginepulling1earth from the shaft Just below the win-Cows of their chambers. Bo far. however, thecourt has not threatened to commit anybody forcontempt.

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