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u ( gfttogork gfous; glfanlTarr, gtumbf 15, ias 16 ) THE MISERIES OF POYERTY i ' - - ' ATTACKINO ' BREEDISO PLACES OF CORRUPTION. nor. adleb's description or miss bill's , WOF 15 U)5DO TH GREATEST ' KJUJCTt )T I KEW-TOEK. I am htppy to ba able to speak to-day the sisJsh of a woman," sa!4 Prof. Felix Adler, M a stepped oa the platforsa at Cblekerios; ItsJl Jtr41 foroooon. ana svldrmii aa au-oifoo BlUoff Ttrr teat in Dm aousa, M an4 to tkow how om bravo woman accomplished a task that ssea bad sot tho eooreco to a'tack. I will toll yott of Octavla II11L of London, and her work amonf ,be poof. It ofteo said that there to a claM In tba population so acfraaad that If taa boat of heroes woro pot at its disposal do good would ba dona, for tba people . would aooa brlnf down tba homes to their. MrUrlnal decradad level. Tat tbla was tba class, of paopte amonf wbom Octarla HUI did bar work. Fifteen yaare airo," contlnaed Prof. Adler. Mas Hill took possession of three tenement ' bouses la -ooa of tba wont court of London. Later aba added 11 tenements to ber possessions. Tber ware la a wretchedly filthy and dilapidated condition. A tenant could have no repair made. If be didnt like thing be waa told to a-o. That to tba anawer siren time and again by landlord , to Xew-York when Improvement are asked, and that la why there are eo few complaint. Tenement oooupant are in deaily fear of their landlord. The tyranny which landlords exercise over tenant to aeldum appreciated. Id the tenement taken by Mia Hill tba Occupant were of the lowest class. Bbe collected . tba raot herself, weekly, and insisted on prompt payment. This waa aer nrsi ruie, and It waa made for the sake of the tenants. Nothing la 0 demoralising as. debts bans-log over the beads of the poor. Tba discharge of an obligation builds up self-respect, and aelf-resneot w I tie first prere.iulai.eof character. Another rula of Mis Hill waa to set a right exempt to the tenants. The halls, passages, awl couru were kept scrupulously clean aud in perfect repair. .' 1 learned to know,' she said, ' that people grow ashamed to abuse a place tnat realijr well cared ior. stias niu auueu bu assembly room to ber tenements, provided amusements, and In a few years changed the entire character of the tenement, bbe didn't e-li ka sentiment of a clersrrman recently made that the poor must always be with us that the well to do may practice charity." Prof. Adler saki that the great evil In New-York waa that owners never went near tbeir tenements. It we an agent who stood Ixstween the nocket and the conscience. Poverty often aaelted the heart. Extreme wretchedness promoted vice ot the worst doscrlption, but aa Ore tempered steel, so misfortune olten tempered jnto the raret eauellenca the souls of the purs and good. He commended Miss H til's example to the women of New.York. Tbey were better suited to work among the poor than men. and here was a new career opened tor women or culture, tluoh work as that accomplished by Mia Hill, however, did not alone suflic. In New-York the walla of adjacent bouses otten rendered homes unsanitary. There abould be, tba speaker urged, an act passed by the Legislature, like the Cross act of the Knallsh Parliament, compelling the owner of unsaultarv bouses to sell their possessions. They couldn't be Induoed to sell, tbeea owner of tenement, for tbey were realizing such enormous profits. The profit on the worst class of tenement In New-Y ork was far in ex-' eass of toe income from the finest houses on the best street. Hut tbey could ba forced to aelL Prof. Adler urged the formation of a building company to be composed of private citizens, who sbou'd receive a loan from the public treasury, either city or State. The company abould bo restricted trom taking more than a moderate percenUre on the investment. Tbla company should be empowered to rebuild the bad tenements and to put up new ones. A private corporation, under htate supervision and using State funds, could overcome the limitations which barred the way of Oct via Hill, hucb a -compear should oon line itself to per cent. Interest. Then an additional t per rent, abould be set aside as an insurance fund for the benefit of tenanta In case of bard time. This would be a : benefit to oompany and tenanta alike. He bad outlined bis plan to a few friend, who thoUarht tt feasible, " Now," said Prof. Adler, M I will speak of one of the greatest plague soots In NewOTork. It Is Tho bend' in Baxter and Mulberry street, and la one of the most abominable place that exist on tba face of tbe earth. It Is made by the curving In of two blocks. It to bounded on tba west by Baxter-street, On tba east by Mott-atreet. on the south by Park-street, and on the north by Bayard-street. On Baxter-street IU front la three time tba length of an avenue block, where ten houses aro found on an aver-agw. In 'The Bend' there are 47 front houses, soma sis stories high, and in the one square no loss than M rear butldine. On my first vlait to Tbe Bend' I waa struck by tbe number ot . Undertakers' shops in the vicinity. (Don't laugh, don't laugh: It to too serious for that.) 1 bare tabulated tne mortuary statistics of this vtla plaoa. Three deaths Is one house to considered a high rata. Yet in these two blocks in 'The i Bead there have been 023 deaths in three years and a bait. Here are some statistics t Noa. 97 and V Baxter-street, 4 dsatbs la 9 months. No. Baxter-stmet, 7 deaths in 1 rear. No, ST Baxter-street, 10 deaths In lfe rears. Co. a Ua tar-street, deaths In 1W rear, a. en baiter-street. 6 deaths la IS sn oaths. , So. BS Mulberry-street. II deaths in IS Booths, Ko 49 Mulberry-street, 7 deaths la S years. so. 01 M niDerry-strevt. i aeains in 1 rear. So. M Malberry-atreet, (rear.) S deaths la 16 Booth. Ho. SI M slurry -street, ll death ml year. , So.eiMalberry4treet, 10 deaths la 1 year. so. SI Baater-street, 11 deaths la 1 ysar. KO.SS beater-street. 14 deaths la M months. . - Seventy people of bad fame have been arrested In the vicinity of Tba Bend' In one week, aa abown by police records. 1 1 la a sink of corruption and disease. It to next to useless to try to dlsinreot The Bend.' Tbe whole or It should " . be torn down. That will come eventually. Mow, let us hare a practical measure of relief. Tba west bound of ' Tba Bend' Is touched by Leonard-street a nd Pell-street ends a t M oil Connect' these two streets. Break right through The Bend.' The policy of breaking tbe Five Point Into small block should be followed here. Pub-Ira sentiment can bring this about. The evils with which we are con I routed are so treat that if there to any force In the moral law Implanted In our natures they must ba changed, They can and will ba changed." Plans that have been for several weeks under discussion culminated yesterday afternoon in taa organisation, at the rooms of tbe Young Men's Hebrew Association, of tba Sanitary Aid Society for the Tenth Ward of tea city of New. York. Tbe movement for thl organization, was Started by Prof. Felix Adler, as part of his project of tenement house reform. Nona of tba notlemea who attended yesterday's meeting bte In tbe Tenth Ward, but the general plan will ot suffer on that account. Prof . Adler's pur. pose to to bring about tba organisation of tenement reform societies, whose work will ba sufficiently localized and subdivided to cover the entire city. Tbe experience of bis labors baa convinced him of the futility of several oraranUa-tlons In one Urge Held, as baa been tbe case heretofore; and yesterday's action was the first decisive step toward providing for many organization, each with only such territory to work la a It may ba able to handle thoroughly. Tba section that will come under the supervision of tbe Tenth Ward society extends from Houston-street, on the north, to Division-street,' and from tbe Bowery to Norfolk-street. Members of the society, together with persons wbom tbey mar employ, will begin this week to Intellect the tenement houaea within this territory with tbe view of bmrnlna tbe general aanitarv condition not only ot tbe houses but alto of their oecupanta. A report of this survey will be made to tba Directors of tbe society, and on this report detailed work will be laid out for thorough Inspection on which to lose complaint to the . Hoard of Health or Grand Jur, or on which to , baa other measure of correction. Tbe practical , torn that tbl later work will take will be in the assignment of Inspectors to specified street or block ot tenement bouses. It to not intended that the society, although oomposedof Hebrews, shall ba in any way restricted In its effort by . sectarian considerations. Prof. Adler attended yesterday's meeting. aadV after explaining bis view of immediate Be!, aa outlined above, said that the natural development of such a movement would ba the formation of similar societies, to be governed by a general council made up ot representatives ot each wbo would direct the reform. Improve-atent would advance-rapidly when It reached thiastara, ba thought, and tba reform would ba Itkeiv toea to attach to Itself the supervision of ' model lodging bouse and modul tenement bouse construction, having for Its object ventilation and cleanliness In such bouses. There waa press tna need, be said, ot dwellings built with the bent ranltary appliances, and they could eventually ba Secured bv a persistent and capable extension of tbe reform in the way it was now starting. Joseph Blumentbat waa chosen President of the society; Isaac Bernbelmer and E. B- A. 8e-beaaaa, Vlee-Piaeldents; tYedertok Nathan. Treasuesr. and Lee Kohna, Secretary. The Hev. pre. Jacob. Mendea, Kohler. and Oottheil, A. f. Solomon, prof. I. L, Kios. ex-Judr M. K. Isaace, and M. A. Kursbeedt were among those w bo assisted la tba organisation. Letters favor-ma the work and nrorahMna cooperation, and subscriptions for preliminary expenses were an-houncsd by the Secretary, who said that his roll of mem bersh t p. when completed, would probably eoosM of at toast SUU name. 'tOtlTIClASS UVRKIXQ I-Y StCRCT. Tbouxb tbera la reason to bolleva that . tba Tamsaaay and BepubUoan ksadara spent yea-tsrday la trying to figure out a majority of the Common Council la favor of confirming Pits John Porter for Pubtio Works Commissioner, the work was dona In secret places. Tba usual haunt of tba statesmen war deserted all day kwg, aad last avenma a taw County Desaorrata were the only politicians to ba found. They sswrted their confidence In their ability to pra-vat any oonflrmauon If th Mayor sends tn aanaea. Mr. Edaoa baa until Mondav next to ao-- point soncsssor to Commissiooer Thompeon and Corporation Counsel Leeombsv - That ba still intends to name Kit Joha Porter to evident by bis " business men's boom" for that gentleman. Mr. Laoombe place be Intends to tUl by tba ap-polatmant of liuab L Coins THE SUPPORT OF HOSPITALS. APTSAL OP THX fUTCBDAT AKO SU5DAY , . , ASSOCIATION. Tbah Hospital Saturday and Sunday Assoc Is tkm. of this city, bat Issued It annual statement and appeal. The statement give with particularity and la a oomprenenxive form tbe exact status of tba hospital, and, so far as figures can tan tba story, a complete account of their work. Upon tbto howlng.tbe association bases Its an. peal. Tbe statement shows that SO hospitals now da-riro support through this channel. Tba cost of maintaining these Institutions last year footed up to 1MSJH0 84. To meet tbto outlay there to a regular income to be Absolutely depended upon, (of Invested funds.) of only $llt2H C while tba amount received from paying patients aggre- fste 1131.241 l. Tbe total number of patient rested last year waa 11. a, and ot that number V.H72 were free patients and it was to maintain this feature of the work, and. If possible, enlarge Its scops and Increase It efficiency, that the annual collection wss Instituted. Tbat It ba In a considerable degree fulfilled Its purpose Is conclusively demonstrated by a comparison of statements of different years. In liwl tba whole number of free patients treated In tbe 17 hospitals then constituting tbe association was s.aM. During the past year these same hospitals increased the number to sUKW. That this increase could not have been maintained without tbe direct aid received from tbe general hospital collection will hardly require demonstration. It ba been maintained in anme nusrter that the ireneral collection in terfere with the procurement of gifts at other time than Hospital Saturday or Sunday, but this contention Is obviously refuted by tbe fiirure of tba statement, showing that tbe Income of these hospital in lt waa by $12i.7t 20 greater than in UWl. and that S40.1MB W or this amount was derived from an increase to the permanent fund. What tba status of tbe permanent funds ot these hospitals would be to-day, were there no yeoeral collection. It M, of course, impossible to say. In London a few of tbe lanrer hospital have suffered a losa of Income. In tbat city there is an annual general collection. In New-York all tbe leading hospital are in tbe enjoyment of an Increase of revenue from their Invested funds. Here there I also an annual general collection. Surely the leaxt that can be claimed for tbe New-York abowing to tbat it shall be permitted to stand as an offset to the London exhibit; and. If this be granted, the cause for tbe London decrease of income must be sought in some other direction. It to not far to seek, and. as has been explained by the Kecrt-tary of tbe London Collection Fund, to readily found In tbe fact that tbe Investment of these institution is in land, and tbat the agricultural depretalon in England during the past lew years amnlv i.eununta for everr deficiency. In tbl city an important source of revenue on which these Institutions have In the past de- Knded is likely to tail them this year, and perns for tbe I uture altogether, amounting In the aggregate to fcJ5,UU0. At the last session ot tbe Legislature an act waa passed tbe practical operation of which will be, it is said, to appropriate to other uses (the police pension fund) all tbe moneys heretofore given to the eleemosynary Institutions of tbe city from the funds contributed to the treasury through tba Board of Excise. Earnest appeal Is therefore made for increased rlfta In the Saturday and Sunday collection, especlsli.v to tbe general fund, tbat the hospitals may not be compelled on account of diminished resources to restrict their growing workof charity. Last year the collection aggregated close upon $46,000. This year, to make up the loss of excise money, it ought to be fully I7&.0U0 to enable tbe hospitals to forward their work tba next 12 months on even its present scale. ' The following figures, taken from the statement, show tbe status of tbe individual hospitals of tba association: Total l 3?P zpiua. J y? H i f'i sei.ows 79 8.KS s.oeo 67.K47 IB UKil 84.1M (M S47 19 61.404 i l.M Law 06,094 68 1.B73 1,490 19.031 78 Sll 8f 8 8,791 73 131 130 4.880 St 44 44 68.7tH 87 J7U 88 03.185 13 637 486 6,014 06 85 80 10.S75 57 318 887 8.0t4 M 800 8IH 10.005 VI 61H 87 80,478 61 80H 111 18.417 64 W M 11.101 41 807 148 0.788 81 145 81 12,040 18 829 S3 8.525 64 B40 118 150 ,80 84 11.408 8,878 AnM of BonitaU. Mount Slnal Hospital eu L.uas's Hospital Hospital for Kuptursd and Crippled... , Presbyterian Hospital.. ...... fimrm a r. Mn.filfAl ht. Mary's i re Hospital for iniiurea Hooseof Bast for Consumptives....' - Holy Comforter Pre Home ior incuraoies Horn for 1 acursblss Woman's Hospital...-. Orthopedic Hospital InSrmary for Womea and Children Frsnch Hospital Ky and Kar laonnary Hahnemann Hospital Skin and Caneer Hospital..... tipntbsjarw Hospital Collsae nospuai i Women..., Manhattan - Hoaultal... Ophthalmia stltate Total.... Ky and Ear Aural la- THE HEBREW FREE SCHOOL. THE MARKED PBOOBESS MADE IN ITS VARIOUS BRANCHES DCRIKO THE YEAR. The Hebrew Free School Association held It annual meeting yesterday at the school-house. No. 208 East Broadway. An encouraging advance in the association's work was shown by the reports of tba officers and of the various committee. Two Industrial schools and two kindergartens are now under this management. Tbey were started in 1876 with an attendance of 63) children, which has increased to Lm For religious and Industrial instruction tbe cost of each per capita Is $4. wnile for tbe maintenance of tba klndcrrarten branches the coat per capita la $M In tba kindergarten expense 1 Inoluded tbe supply ot clothing, shoes, and dinners to the children. Tba number of dinners furnished in the past vear was 28.0UU. Tbe Held of labor was extended In several new and beneficent directions during tbe year. In conjunction with tbe Orphan Asvium management and that of tbe I'm ted Hebrew Charities tbe association has organized a Technical Instl-stut for the training of boys of 12 years old and upward in mechanical branches. Tbe undertak-Inr has already demonstrated its wisdom and desirability, as the school Is in successful operation. An organization baa also been started known as "Our Own," wbich is Intended to inculcate among tbe children a spirit of lnde- Endenoe. Every child of the Free School be-nirs to it, and It Is supported by penny weekly contributions, the money above expenses, which are nominal, being turned Into a fund to be applied to tba amusement of the children In excursions and entertainments. A gift or $7,500 last Winter from Jacob H. Schlff enabled tbe association to start a library. Nearly S3.0U0 ot tbat sum has so far been spent in books and other equipment. Tbe books are, ot course, ot tne juvenile class, ana have been selected with great care. Tbe report of the IJbrary Committee shows tbat since March. when the library opened, the number of children wbo have availed themselves or It has averaged UO monthly, resulting In tho circulation among theta of more than 3.700 books. Tba arraduates of the Free School have formed an Alumni association durina the year, which promises to be an active and helpful adjunct to the main association, and from tbe Industrial school a large number of girls have been given self-supporting employment during the year by business bouse. Tbe association elected tbe following officers for the ensuing year: President M. & Isaacs; Vice-President Lriah Herrmann j Treasurer N. Cowen: Secretary Henry M. May; Directors Jacob H. ttchiff, Jacob Budwe, Simon Herman: i Trustees Newman Cowen, Jacob H. hcblff, Simon Herman, Moses Ottinger, Henry Budge, Llppman Htern, William Strauss, Henry 8. May, A. Kerbs. There was some discussion In rea-ard to admitting ladies to membership In the association at a reduced initiation fee. Criah Herrmann said that no better step could betaken toward promoting tbe efficiency of the schools, partlouiarly the Industrial branch. Mark Ash suggested that under a reduced fee many persona would come into tbe association wbo could aa well pay full price. He thought it would be be wiser for members to pay Into tbe treasury tba difference between the proposed fee and tbe present fee in cases deserving such Inducement, so that th books ralaht show full fees paid In. Th matter was left with the Board of Director. At tba close of the meeting the folding doors opening Into the rear schoolroom were pushed aside, revealing a room full of children, wbo sang th hymn of the Feast of Dedication, (ChanukahJ which the Hebrews are celebrating this week. A HORSE JOCKET 1ST TltOCDLE. Joseph Maccarter, a Belgian : youth. whose real name Is Adnet, and who is said to be a grandson of a former Master of Horse to the King ot Belgium, upon whom tbe title of Count was bestowed, was arraigned In the Jefferson Market Police Court yesterday, charged by Mrs. Lettle Bond, of No. VU West Twenty-nfth-strett, with feionmus assault. Mrs. Bond said that on Saturday Maocarter cam to ber house with two negro lada and offered to sell ber a sealskin sacque and tour sealskin bats. She suspected the articles were stolen and said she would send for a policeman, whereupon Maccarter produced a revolver and threatened to blow out ber brain. He and bt companion then went away and Mr. Bond notified tbe police. Tbat same nfarht Maccarter was arrested a be was about to re-enter tba bouse with a young man named Jmee Tlernan. . Maccarter said he waa a Jockey and had ridden at different time for Pierre Lortilard aud ether well-known horsemen. He met the negro boys oa Saturday in a Thirtieth-etreet pool room, and bavtna been shown the sealskin goods, which, tbey admitted, were stolen, be offered to saae laesa waer they might And purchasers. Mrs. Bond expressed a wuitnamea. he said, to Sv i0 down and $75 at soma future time for saoqaa. but t d negroes wer not satisfied, and in tbe wrangle tbat f ullowed on of tbe neprroe exhibited a revolver, but did not threateo to boot anv so Maccarter waa beld for tl Ttarnan waa discharged, and detective are looking; for tba two nerro boys, whose name are Tom Bailey and Bill Speaker. Maecaner's fatber x a laaim lanss is nor, waa aa OiNwaM sum the good time coming. THX KEY. B. REBEB KEWTOS TALKS OP HEBREW HOPS K A MESSIAH. Tba Rev. R. Beber Newton preached yesterday mornii g about tba growth of tbe belief in tba second coming of Christ, its origin tn Israelitish thought, the changing phases of its development, its Christianity, and its flowering In tbe faith of tl e coming of a divine order on earth. Mr. New on began by tracing tbe roots of this belief In tbe Hebrew hope of a Messiah. Christianity," 1 a said, - to tbe child of Judaism. It to a free rer.di ring of tbe prophetic religion of IiraeL" Co itlnulng. Mr. Newton argued that one of the most striking features of Israel's li Te was its MesUmio ex pectations. Th I waa at first a dream or political power on th part of the plucky little nation that now fo und an opportunity to prove Its genius for emi lire. Tbe political dream waa charred with 1 lie ethical spirit of Israel: the coming Ring wi to be sucn a righteous ruler as Is pictured in the Seventy-second Psalm. Tbe band of destiny rudely broke this dream only to leave the ,nobl r aspirations free to vision a loftier dream t tie dawn of the day when the purified nation, the righteous suffering servant of Jehovah, ah uld lead tbe peoples of earth Into the knowle Ige of tbe Lord. A curious tbe logy, a composite of Jewish snd Gentile superst tlons. Mr. Newton mid. grew around this dou le germ. We trace the growth of the popular superstition about the Messiah in tbe age prior lo Jesus, throutrh such books as Enoch. A cles rl defined belief shaped ltelf. in every respect the very belief which we find later on In Chrl itlanity a pre-exlstent Messiah, the elect and onocaled one" of Enoch: departing from earth ' o visit the spiritual world: returning from tt e heavens clothed with Divine authority and p jwer to raise tbe dead, to judae mankind, and o Introduce the millennium on earth; the Mel rew Utopia. The traditional doctrine of Cnr st's second advent was In the air waiting to crys alllze around Jesus. He was received at first by his followers as tbe Hebrew Messiah Tbey were, ever expecting him to set up the throne of a political Me! slab, asking " Lord, wilt Tbou at this time restore tbe kingdom of Israel r" Hisdath. which, for a while broke the spell of thli power, was, after they had become persuaded of his continued life, inevitably seen by them t he the carryin out of the popular belief of Ii reel. He had. they thought, gone intotbo spirit world. He would surely come again with po er and with great glory to judge thn wnrlrl Inmun H earthly kingdom, rultnir mankind from (Jerusalem, and establishing the perfect order ubon earth. He would, then, come shortly. He naght come any day snd at any hour. This wii the Inspiring belief of the early Christians. huE It waa essentially the Jewish dream of Utopia, with a new charging of ethical and spiritual f rce from tbe light or jesus introduced miracul uslv. In Paul's mil d. Mr. Newton pointed out, this belief graduall r faded out Into a hope and faith in the ultimab coming- in of the divine order on earth, etudiei cbronologicailv, his epistles demonstrated Ithis d velopment very clearly. Tbessalenians contrasted with Komans made it particularly plain. The chanire came about throuirh manr co-operatinar causes. The i pea ted disappointment of ardent hope at last opened Paul's leves. His travels brought him face to faoe with the real nrolilems of earth, His narrow JeSvLih superstitions died out amid tbe manly cosinopolitanlsm of religion. Tauaht of tbe Spirit. Desus came to be considered no lonaer a Jewish Messiah, but the bead of hu manity, from Whom tt was to go toward Its ideal slowly, ora-aofpally, and a new earth should rise beneath new heavens. Before Paul died be had lost his Jewish dream and bad gained a human faith, k faith which was. as Powell bad beautifully expressed it, hope made wide." He stamped this large thought and aspiration upon tbe young charch. The Catholic epistles showed tbat the cburih had settled down to regenerate human socienr. Like all creative epochs the formation period of Christianity typed the slow development of its succeeding aaes. Tbe church had been gradually passing from tbe crude and callow belief af ancient Israel into tbe large and human faith) in an oreanic regeneration of society, through which tbe ideal is to come out upon the actual, and man will grow divine as the Spirit of ilod breathes out laws snd Institutions and manners and arts and sciences and economics toward uerfectiou. " This.' suid Mr. Nowton in conclusion, " is tbe faith In wbich we are strong to I labor and to wait, knowing tbat there Is a goof time coming." TEMPER AXCE -JF0RK IN THE SOUTH. An audience that filled Chickering Hall yesterday afternoon listened to addresses by George W. Bain, of Kentucky, and J. Noble Stearns, in behalf of the f reedmen In the South. Tbe meeting bras held under tbe auspices of the National Temperance Society, wbich is sending a representative through the South stirring up Interest in total abstinence for the individual and prohibition by the State." Mr. Steams said tbe temperance missionary had been attending: ineetinaa of colored clergy men. In a meetina in Georgia 15 colored Meth odist preachers, within a few days, had pledtred themselves to preach tbe cause and the motto of tbe sodtety, of whose work tbey bad never heard before. Meetings had been held where for tie first time whites and blacks bad Joined together in tbe temperance cause. Tbrouah tbd preachers the society booed to ac complish a grand Southern work. Publications of the socle Dy were betas- scattered throuirh the South, and Mr. Stearns wanted money to scatter more. It bid been asked to arrange for a week's meeting In I New-orleana during tne exposi tion. It was Intended tbat every person attend- Ing tbe exposition should have a temperance paper handed to mm. Mr. Bain, of Kentucky, made a strenuous ap peal for the colored men South, who. he said. were great k addicted to drinking. The great Question of tbe colored race was tbe drink question, the soul slavery. They swarmed about tbe sal 0009) as flies around molasses, and the Southern painter never bsd more control over them than e saloon keeper in the South had to-day. Liberty was tbe watchword of the race. and they seemed to think to take away the saloons and! drink was taking away their liberty. Mr. Bain believed tbe neirro Question would be solved If Mr. Stearns and his society could make tbe dearo believe it was to his advantage to keep away from tbe liquor saloons. 3IRS.WAipH GETS BACK HER DIAMONDS. John O Connor, the quartermaster of the steam e i City ot Fall Biver, who was arrested for attei apting to dispose of some diamonds on Friday 1 ist, was brought up for examination yesterday 1 1 tho Tombs Police Court. Robert E. Walsh, the stevedore, wbo claims tbe property. was in attendance, and he gave ample proof as to his ownership of tbe gems. The examina tion lastdd only a few miniites. O'Connor would noq explain how he came in posses sion of I tbe Jewels. He stuck to the statement Itbst be boug-bt them for $t00 xrom a inena, out ne could not recall bis name. nor could be put the olticers on bis track. He acted in a I lost mysterious manner. The police assured hi tn tbat no action would be taken aaainst bin i, aa tbe diamonds were lost throuirh the carele sness ot Mrs. Walsh, ant! it waa no crime to gSin possession of another person's lost property. O'Connor, however, thought this was a scheme to get mm in the clutches or tbe law. and be wo a la not deviate from tbe storv he tnid when flrsti arrested. Justice White ordered the diamonds to be given to Mr. Walsh. O'Connor breathed i sigh of relief, and when the macis- trate discharged him he made tracks for the street. i mS CHECK NOT HONORED. Edgar K. Rhoads, an engraver in the em ploy of Riflley A Co.. was arraigned in the Jefferson Markok Police Court yesterday on the com plaint of Frederick D. Hughes, tbe proprietor of the remorne." Hu?bes complained that Rhoads h id induced him to cash a check for $50 on the First National Bank of Mahanoy Citv. Penn.. wh ch check was returned with the in-dorsemen that Rhoads had no account with the bank. Rhoads claimed that he had been led Into riving the check by a woman In Hughes's employ named Minnie Adams or Bernstein, to pay foi wine which she prevailed on him to otder foi herself and companions. He also claimed tl at he bad given about SO other checks to Hughe i under similar circumstances, and that only one I lesides the check in question bad been evurueu junpaia, ana oeciarea that be would have paid these likewise it Huirbes had him an opportunity. In default of ball Rhoads wa committed for trial in the Court of General cwwua. ne expect to procure Daii to-dav. tAPTURIXO A BURGLAR. , uiiam u. aieyer, a grocer, of Xo. 136 Jay-street, Brooklyn, who lives over his store. was awaaenea oy bis wile at about 8 o'clock yesterdai morning, who told him that there were burglars ka the bouse. Meyer then saw a man prowling about his -bureau, and sprang out of bed. Ton man ran out of the room and down tho stair i, with Mr. Meyer, shouting at tbe too ot his v ilce. In hot pursuit. Meyer chased the burglar 1 u the cellar, where tbe two men grappled -an were struggling together when the arooery cierk. who had been aroused oy the shouts, c tine to his emnlovr' attiarsk vtsA TX7fat. Ais helo Meyer captured the Intruder and banded mi oveato a policeman, who took him to tba Second Precinct tauoo House. There the (el-tow gjvf his came as Frank Smith, and waa locked an. Smith had nin.i - rr Meyer's foom by climbing up the awning ports In front bt tba house and eutered tbrouah th.. wtooowj YAL BAKING POWDER bsolutely Pure. wilec nevar varies. A anarvam nr ar.t a wooieaoaia mrr aaa eaaaot be aula 1st eosapattuoa waataeaiaiutaae at m im, aon waiakWalaakdS rwweta. -- -' s - RG Tls pt BUaaatki CITY AND SUBURBAN NEWS KEW-Y0RK. Am one the passengers of tbe North Ger man 'Lloyd steamship Ems, which arrived yesterday from Bremen, were the Marquis Ptilestad Pornm-i, Director da Brie, and Dr. Aiirw v. Girard. The Ems brought 6&.000f. in gold coin. Amorurthe naasengers of the White Star steamship Britannic which arrived at Quarantine last evening, were the Right Bev. J. H. Brown, Bishop of Fond du Lac; A. truest an-derpoel. Dr. H. V.'WUdraan, the Rev. F. S. Miller, and tbe Ker. r rancia uower. The regular monthly meeting of the Con gregational Club will be held this evening as Clark's. No. 22 West Twenty-third-street. Tbe topic for discussion will be - Congregationalism: Its Influence and Its Future." The Bev. Dr. J. Hall Mclivalne. ot Providence, K. 1-. wm speaa on tbe topic The death was renorted at the Coroners Office yesterday of Genevieve Connor, a It-year-old s-irLof No. 158 East One Hundred and Ninth- street. On Dec 5 she lit a match to nna a iosi penny. Her clothing caugbt nre, ana oeiore toe flames could be extinguished she bad received burns which caused ber death. Anillo Cascietto and Antonio Dl Napoll Quarreled last night at No. 233 Elizabeth-street, where tbev lived. Di NaDoll. with a poulard. f tabbed Cascietto twice in tbe back as they were clinched, and the latter, not to be outdone: cut his antagonist's scUp with a sharpened butcher's steel. Both were locked up after being attended by an ambulance sura-eon. They bad both been drinking. BROOKLYN. Jacob Friedman, of No. 22 Stace-street. Brooklyn." left his home last Thursday with money to buy a stock for his peddler's wason. He has not since been heard or. ana nis iamiiy. who think that he has met with foul play, have asked the police to look for him. Alice Brady. G years old. a wanderer without a home on the face of the earth, strayed into the basement of a tenement house on President-street, Brooklyn, on Saturday nliiht, and fell asleep on tbe stairs. In her sleep she rolled down a whole flight of steps, both her arms being fractured snd other Injuries inflicted by tbe fall. At the Homeopathic Hospital, where she was taken, it is said that she can not possibly recover. LONG ISLAND. Eueene O. Blackford. Commissioner in Charge of Oyster Investigation, has requested all persons interested or engaaed In oyster plant-ina In the waters of the Great South Bay to meet him at Jenning's Hall. Patcbogue. Long Island, at 11 :30 A. M. to-day, to discuss the Ques tion as to what legislation, if any, is necessary for tbe better protection of the oyster and tbe nirnts oi oyster planters. NEW-JERSEY. A conference was held at Mayor Collina's office. In Jersey City, on Saturday eveninir to consider the best methods of preventing the appearance of cholera in tbe city. The Mayor was requested to appoint two i ommlttees, one a sanitarian inspection committee and the other a legal committee, to advise methods of procedure. Judee KnaDi). after argument bv Coroo- ration Counsel Brinkerhotf, has directed that Judgment be entered for $3,900 against the Hackensack Water Company in favor of Jersey City. Jersey City and tbe water company have made a three-year contract, under wbich the water company can draw a supply of water from Jersey City at the rate of $300 compensa tion per day. niie toe water company was repairing the reservoir from which it supplies Hobokeo, water was drawn from Jersey City for 13 days, when Jersey Citv put in a demand for for the 13 days' service, tbe water company contended that as the water had been used for only a part of each of tbe 13 days the com pany was liable for only fractions of the daily rate of compensation. Corporation Counsel Brinkerhotf urged the other view, and the court ordered Judgment f of tbe full amount claimed. DELATED BT OCEAN STORMS. Several oxerdue European steamships reached Quarantine yesterday, and reported having encountered very severe weather at sea. Capt. Leist, of the Ems, ofathe North German Lloyd, from Bremen, states tbat he encountered severe westerly gales and head seas from the Channel to the Banks of Newfoundland. On Dec. 8 the wind chanored to southwest, and blew with almost hurricane force. Tbe sea rose to a great height, and caused the steamship to roll heavily and snip lartro quantities of water. The violence ot tbe wind and sea prevented tbe Ems from making her usual speed. Although the Ems was delayed over Z4 nours oy tne storms, she sustained no injuries. The Grecian Monarch, from London, was 17 days in mak ing tbe voyage, owing to the severe weather which she encountered, sue also caped injury, although her decks were fre quently noodeo. vv non near tbe Banks of New foundland 6be experienced a terrido sale ot almost hurricane force. Capt. Black, of tne steamship Amaryllis, from North Shields, re ports a stormy passage of 22 days. Severe gales were met with during the greater portion of the vovage. Tbe lintannlc, of tbe White Star Line. irora uveruooi, anu tne Diaie or inaiana, irom Glasgow, which arrived at Quarantine last even ing, both reported stormy passages. There are several steamships stui overdue, but tbeir asents say tbat they have undoubtedly been delayed by heavy weather and feel no uneasiness about them. PHYSICIANS SHOULD BE CHRISTIANS. The lecture room of the Young Men's Christian Association was Oiled yesterday after noon, when tbe Medical Students' Missionary Conference held a meeting. Dr. D. B. St. John Roosa presided, and spoke on the importance of physicians being Christian men. He showed the super ority of the Christian doctor, and entreated all tbe students ttrsfudy religion, as well as medicine. The Rev. K. F. Junor. formerly a missionary at Formosa, gave a few incidents of toe neia tout is open to Christian doc tors in loreign lanus. Addresses were aiao maoe oy ur. jonn c. Berry, a med ical missionary at Tokio. Japan, and the Kev. Dr. B. C. Henrv. Presbyterian missionary at Can ton. He epoktTon tbe opportunities for useful ness anordea to tne medical missionary. Remarks were also made on the subtect hv Tir n H. MeCartee, formerly a missionary In China and Japan, the Kev. M. V. Bovard. a missionary of the Methodist Episcopal Church in Africa and South India: Dr. 11. C. Atterburr. a at Pekin and for some time in charge of the xien-isiu noMpiuu, ana tne itev. ur. u. Kapalje, a missionary of tbe Reformed Board at Am.v .The meeting closed With conversational and de votional exercises, presided over by Mr. L. D. isnartu THE rXPnaCEDENTFn demand tnr Ttr Ttr-t . Coloh Syhup has bad tbe edect of bringing out numerous similar remedies: but the people are not so eaiily induced to make a trial of the new article when they value tbe old and reliable one Dr. Bcix's MINIATURE ALMAS AO THIS DAT. aaaruMS 7 171 Boa seta 33 I Una. rt... s m BIOS WATCH THIS DAT. r.m. 1 1ST w tsady Hook. .0.10 I Gov. aland.. 7:01 1 II aQ Oate..0ja MARINE INTELLIGENCE. IIIW.TOBX. .SUNDAY. DEC 14. ARRIVED. team.nip tms, (tier..) ut, Bremen 10 da and Southampton K ds., with mdse. and passengers to Oei- Hteamshlo Pleiades. (Br..) Williams, ttnann. i m.ws. .uu imuwujeiui LU IStua a JSV- ons. tHeamablp Amafrllls. (Br..) Black. Newcastle 28 ds villi mdse. to U. A. K. Merer veul in n,..TT Bteamshlp Seneca. Walker. Newport News and West Point, V a., with mdse. and passengers to Old Dominion bleamshlv John Gibson. Tonm. Rmnmm n r and Alexandria, with nidM. and passenaers to Thomas TT . TT Hm.lll". rieamsnip ununnie. (Br..l Perry. Liverpool Dec 4 and Vjueensiown &. with mdse. and passengers to K. J Cortla ILeamshlD state of Indiana rn. 1 VdAku s!i-. 15 da., with mdse. and innrni-rr, Ln A n.tir. u -1 . .. . Steamship Gnrandotte. Kellv. Richmnni a ,u mdse. and paawnsers to Old Dominion 8teamhirV Ship Const an oo. (of St. John. . B..) Andrews. Uv-erpool3bk, with mdse. to order vessel to ecammeil Brta M. E. Haskell. Oliver, Rockland, with lima to WIND Sunset, at Pandv Hook ll.hi a v . cloudy ; at Cut Island, llaht. K.S.K.: eioudr. Catarrh is anaouoteaiy caused by lmnura blood. Hence a medicine which purities the blood removes the causa or the disease and opens the way for a thorough eura. This Is exactly what Hood's SarsaparUIa does, and It makes the cure complete by giving the system health and strength, and enabling it to throw off tba depress ing enects ox the disease, CATARRH Is permanently cured by Hood's Sarsanarilla. "I have taken Hood's SarsaparUIa for catarrh, and tains a nas dona ma a great deal of good. I recom- - w u wiuun my reacn. Hood s SarsaparUIa " everything to me. LL'TtUCJt D. nunt.ua. East Thompson. Conn. CATA RBU . T , . . . . . . vmm.ms artra your Beaitn. Be wlas tn tune! . ..urn uic ktn, nasnag noise m the ears, pain In the bead. uSammatlon ot tba throat, eouaa. and nervous prostration will ba cured IX you take Hood's sanaparuia. Hood's Sarsaparilla T an a-Ojt -llv Zl: .ix far Si J l. mi. w It I T. I T. .... . ... ' J "J i w. . uwut i w, Apotaccoraes, LowaU. Mass. 4 100 Doses One Dollar -'- . .- SATLZD. ' atcaxssUpa Westmoreland, for Antwerp: Recta, for Newcastle: Orchis, for Lath; Glasmavl and Mary Louisa, for Glaacow; Northern, for AToaaaoaibt Dar went, for London. Br CABLK. QratnrSTOWv. Dec 14--Th White Star Lin steamship Uernianle. Cant. Kennedy. Trom New-fork Lhtc S for Liverpool, arr. her at 18 -44 P. M. to-day. Th Cunard Line steamship Anrsnia, CapC Halas, from Liverpool, sld. hence lo-day for New. York. MoviLLB. Dee. 14. The Allan Line steamship Peru- Ttan. Cpt. Hitch la. from Balumor Dee. aad Hali- zax uec. . a, for Liverpool, ha arr. bare. OUTGOING STEAMSHIPS. TO-DAY, (MOSDAT.) DKC. 15. SttmmiMv. HaO Hoe-. Angttstlne. Para 0:00 P. M. TTKSDAT. DBC 10. Alvenl. Haytl Tl:30 A. It. City ot Aairasta. Savannah Chsteau Itargaux. Bordeaux. El Dorado. New-Orleans. Nevada, Liverpool WEDNESDAY, DEC. 17. Canada. Havre ... S :00 A.M. City of Columbia. Charleston Kms, Bremen. 8:00 A.M. Grecian Monarch. London. Heimdal. Antwerp Monte Kosa, Lelth. Oregon, Liverpool 8:00 A. M. Kio Grande, (jalveston. TBl'KSDAY, DEC. 18. TtumlB SaO. tW P.M. 8:00 P. M. 80 P. M. 4:00 V. M. 8:00 P.M. 4 KM) P.M. 5-00 A. M. 80 P. M. BOO A. M. 600 A. M. 6 OOA. M. BOO A. M. BOO A. M. SOU P.M. 5:00 P.M. 8 .00 P. M. 3 O0 P. M. SO0 P.M. 0:80 A. M. 8O0 P.M. 7O0A.M. City of Alexandria, Havana.. 1:30 P. Cltv of Montreal. Liverpool. ..M:!M P. Chattahoochee, Savannah- New-Vurk. tialveaton M. M. Itbaetla, Hamburg Santiago, Clen f ueaos. (stale of Indiana, Glasgow 40 A.M. 1:00 P.M. r RIP AT, dec 10, City of San Antonio, Jacksonville Miranda, Newfoundland. 30 A.M. SATURDAY. DEC. 20. SOO P.M. 11 .00 A. M. Anchorla. Glasgow 4:30 A. M. 7:00 A. M. 0O0 A. M. 700 A. M. 7 .00 A. M. SOO P. M. SOO P. M. 13 O0 M. 800 P. M. 7O0 A. M. 8 :00 P. M. 8:00 P. M. 8O0 P. M. 7O0A. M. 7O0 A. M. 18:00 M. SOO P. M. 3 :00 P. M. 7:30 A. M. O0 A. M. jsitterne. ionaon Britannia Liverpool 4:30 A. M. rastledale. London City of Atlanta, Charleston.. City of Savaaab, bavanah.... Cnion, Asplnwall 10:00 A. M. t-oiorano, uaivenion Cornwall, Avonmouth.... Excelsior, lew-orieana... ... Hudson, New-Orleans lndlpendente. Mediterranean I, panto. Hull Llandnff Cltv, Bristol. Mt-minac, kio Janeiro Muriel. Hi. Kltta , Newport, Havana 1 .00 P. M. 1 -.m P. M. 4:30 A.M. renniana, Antwerp Pleiades. Liverpool Rugla. Hamburg Schiedam. Amsterdam 800 A M. 8 :00 A. M. 18 O0 M. 7O0 A. M Spain. Liverpool Thlng-valla, Copenhaaen 8 .00 l. M. INCOMING STEAMSHIPS. rr to-da T. (mohday.) dcc. 13. Athos. Low. Kingston. Nov. 2. Anions, Brooks, Liverpool. Dec. 8. Bitterne. Drown, ixjnuon. nov. zx. Canada. Robinson. London. Nov. 20. Castle Eden. Uray. Liverpool. Nov. SS9. City of Montreal. Radford. Liverpool. Decs. .Devon, nonce. gwaea. kot. m. Dorian, twain. Gibraltar. Dec. 1. Utimv. . Amsterdam. Nov. 17. Hammonla. Pchwenien. Hamburg. Nov. 30. J nd -pendente. Klrandel.o. Palermo, iior. 87. inflexible. . Nanaenana. Nov. vs. Miranda. Bindon. Halifax. Dec IK. Monte Ro-a, . Shields. Nov. St. Newport, Cnrtis. Havana, Dec. IU renniand. weyer, Antwerp, ov. ss. Rhein. Junett. Bremen. Nov. 30, Kosario. Jones. Hall. Nov. Vftt. Scniedam, d'Harnecourt. Amsterdam. Nov. 30. Spain. Williams. Liverpool. Dec 3. Thinavalla. Laub. Copenhagen. Nov. 29. ntn ttssday. rsc. lo. Alvo. McK night, Kingston. Nov. 16. Clrcossla, Baxter. Glasgow, Dee &. Cornwall, Wbeelan. Swansea, Dec 2. Valencia. Hesse, Curacos, Dec U. dci wanxusuAV. nee. 17. Capnlet. Thompson. Havana. Dec 13. romoaa. Mcintmb. Jamaica, Dec, 11. Rturta. Albcra. Hamburg. Dec . St. feimon, . Havre. Dec 6. Bcythla, Mc.N'ay, Liverpool. Dec C nrt TsmsDAY. nir. 1ft. California, Winckler, Hamburg, Dec 4. En King. Priske. I.landaff City. Weiss, 6wsnea. Dec 4. Bhynland. Jamlson Antwerp. Dec 0. feints of Georgia, Moodie. Glasgow. Dec 8. DL't VHIDAT. DEC. IS. Aberlady Bay. . Shields. Deo. 4. Crystal. Darling. Shields. Dec 5. Donau. Rinak. Bremen. Dec ?. ' , Klder. Wllleuerod. Bremen. Dec 10. Republic Irving. Liverpool, Dec V. DUE SATTHDAT. HEC. SO. Gellert, Kuhlweln. Hamburg, Dec . ixia. , enieias. uec a. Lodaate Hill, Allen, London. Dec a. Pawnee, Harridan. Cardlfl. Dec 6. Anraola. Halos, Liverpool. Dec 13. City of Chisago, Watklns. Liverpool, Dec. 1L Orinoco. Garven. Bermuda. Dec 18. Portia. Sharp. Halifax. Dec ia Waltar Thomas, Thomas, Antwerp. Dec 6. nrr novo a v. her. ee Chltean Lenvllle. Le Cbapelaln, Bordeaux. Dec 7. Helvetia. MUligan. Urerpooi. Dec lb. Saratoga, Mcintosh, Havana. Dec Is. Somerset. James. Swansea, Dec 8. AMERICAN SILKS. GENTLER MAKING Holiday Presents To the ladies of the family, would do well to inspect our magnificent line of Silks in all tones and weaves. We are offerine for this special Beason a very rich assortment in Brocades,. 8atin Armures, Surahs, and Rha dames at ONE-HALT THE PBIOE of foreign Silks. Our fabrics will wear better, are finer, and are guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction. No more beautiful or accentaWa gift can be made. Rich material' for costumes can be had for $20, $25, $30. ud to $3u zor me nnest. John-N. Stearns & Co., manufacturers. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, 39 UNION-SQUARE. Also, retail department at lactorr. illl ta '2-il Kast 42d-t. TAKES THIS MEANS OF INVITING HIS FRIENDS AND PATRONS TO EXAMINE THE FINE STOCK OP WOOLENS RECENTLY PURCHASED FROM THE AS SIGNEE OF F1NDLAY 6c ERICKSON. FIFTH-AVENUE TAILORS. WHICH HE IS MAKINU TO ORDER AT THE FOLLOWING REDUCED PRICES t OVERCOATS MADE FROM CROM. BIE'B ELT8IAN3. CARR'9 FUR BEAVERS. DEVONSHIRE KERSEYS, C LINED QUILTED SILK AND STRAPPED SEAMS 2J TO 840 FORMER PRICES. 840 A 863 DOUBLE-BREASTED FROCKL COAT AND WAISTCOAT. MADE FROM CLAT'8 DIAGONALS AND CORKSCREWS, WARRANTED NOT TO GLOSS. LINED PURE DTE SILK. rLAT BRAIDED. Ac (23 TO 3J FORMER PRICES. 84 A S3 FULL DRESS SUITS. MADE FROM WEST OF ENGLAND BROADCLOTH AND THE NEW DRESS DIAGONALS, LINED SATIN DE CHINE, SOU TACHE BRAIDED, to TO 33 FORMER PRICES. 8S0 A -SO loo flKCES OF WEST OF ENGLAND TROUSERINGS. LATEST PAT TERNS .... TO 813 FORMER PRICES. 81A 818 ALL GOODS TO ORDER WARRANTED AS REPRESENTED. OCR REPC TATION FOR PRODUCING FIRST-CLASS MADE GARMENTS BEING WELL KNOWN. INTENDING i-Jlxt;tiASKBS OF FINE CLOTHING ARE IX- SJ-J,?.." - 8TO-lt BEFORE V ENGLISH TAILOR AND HABIT MAKER, 214 6th-av SECOND DOOR IRflTK UTTi.ii m. levatea raiirona station at door. upen eventmrs. DIAI101NrD3, mounted m latest deolcn- or toooiov - .- A. FRANKFIELD & CO., eth-av eov. Mtk- fflr. Delurv 'ssxwsjRgs-tcr. jiina James McCreery&Co. Will make SPECIAL OFFERING this week or the following lines of COLORED SILKS i 100 pieces 21-inch Gros Grains at SI a yard ; worth 51 50. 175 pieces 21-inch Rhadames at SI 25 a yard; worth SI 75. 50 pieces 21-inch Radzimirs at SI 25 a yard ; worth SI 75. 100 pieces 22-inch Rhadames at SI 50 a yard ; worth S2. Corresponding reductions have been made in our finer qualities of Faille Francaise, Gros Grains, Satin Duchesse, and other fancy weaves. Also 500 pieces of BLACK SILKS, comprising Gros Grains, Rha dames, Failles, Satins, &c, at prices considerably lower than Silks of a correspondingly reli able character have been previously sold for. Broadway & llth-st. T I OEW HOLlTA Y GOODS 'In jewelry, Silverware, Clocks, Bronzes, Novelties, etc. Theodore B, Starr. ncrorrxa un tAxvfACTvaca 1 No. 206 Fifth Avenue, MADISON. SQUARE.. Invites attention to tbe largest and finest collection of CAMEO GLASS yet this . .country. exhibited tn. This establishment will be kept open during: the evenings until Christmas. HOLIDAY GIFTS IN FIXE Silver-plated Ware, Manufactured by the eriden Britannia Company, Union-square, 46 FOURTEENTH-ST. WHEAT BAKING -POWDER. INI V4f! phhe and wholesome. It contains ao Inlarlon. Injrredlents. It leaves ao deleterious substannea In the ttrMit aa all pure Grape. Cream of Tartar, and Alnm powders do. It restores to tne flour the hichlv Important constituents rejected In th bran of tbe wheat. It makes a better and Ushter biscuit than any other baking powder. aAn i i.i a-ax.oi'i.ElscH S SONS. (Established ItAM.) & Fulton-st-, New-Tork. PIANOS. CXEQCALED IX Tone, Touch, "WorkmansMp, and TriraMIity. WM. KNABE & CO. UAREROOMSt XO. IIS 5TH-AV. The Standard Pianos of the World 1 Also. Assortment of Second-band 8telowar Grand. o.aare. and Upright Pianos, SliabUr I'sed. Old Pianos Taken In Exchange. WAREROOMS. BTE1NWAY HALL, N. T. DIAMOND JEWELRY. ALFRED II. SMITH & CO., IMPORTERS OF 18 Broadway, corner John-mt-. New-Tor. THE NEW-YORK TIMES PRICE TWO CENTS. Sunday Edition Three Cents. TERMS TO MALL SUBSCRIBERS. POST- BAILY. exelnslvaof Saedav . a A 1 1 V. lad-din Saadv. ear fear.. ....!. SZ IsalLJ.. -ootas. waa aunda, .. a 7 i UA 11.1. Saoataa. waa aaadav. . . 3 till U A J L IT . saa'. witaoat 8ani.v. t a3 AiA,V.saaa. waa or wlggg aaaaayHT ?2f VUaLT.iw yeac uau atosaas. tfOseals. suas.aAJaA..rfta -..i.. "TT.'TTl I mssm R.H.MACY&CO. MTHaT, tTH-AT, AMD UTB-ST. GRAND CENTRAL FANCT AND DRT GOOD. X3TA8U3HMENT. OPEN EVENINGS fis UNTIL.CHRISTMAS. WE ASK 0FFEBIX0 AT THE 1 LOWEST PRICES IS THE CITT. THE LARGEST VARIXT OF FAS. CT GOODS. DRT GOODS.TOT9, AND DOLLS EX. HI BIT ED BT ANT' HOUSE IN AMERICA, ADAPTED FOR CHRISTW1AS PRESENTS EITHER USEFUL OR ORNAMENTAL. . OCR ASSORTMENT OF T0YS.D0LLS, AND DOLLS' FURNISHING EQUAL, GO0D3 HAS NO 1 CLOSING OUT THE BALANCE OF OUR STOCK OF PARIS DRESSED DOLLS AT A GREAT REDUCTION. WE ARE D1SPLATIXG AN OF ELEGANT STOCK! FANCY GOODS IN FANS, LEATHER 000U9. VIENNA OILT GOODS. MUSIC BOXES, Ac, AT VERT LOW PRICES. LARGE LIXE OF OPERA GLASSES IX PEARL, TVORT, AND LEATHER, AT THE LOWEST PRICES IN THE CUT-OCR OWN IM. P0RTATI0X. WE HAVE THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT Off BOOKS IN THE CITT. AND AT PRICES GUARANTEED! LOWER THAN ANT OTHER HOUSE. 6,000 DOZES HANDKERCHIEFS FOR LADIES. GENTS. AND CHILDREN. IN ALL STYLES. AT LOWER PRICES THAN ANT OTHER BOUSE OUR OWN IMPORTATION FROM OCR FACTORT IN BELFAST. LOOft DOZEN LADIES' COLLARS AND CVITS. FROM IS TO SO PER CENT. LOWER THAN AN? OTHER iHOUSE, . A LARQE AND WELL-SELECT ED STOCK Ol ' GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS, HOSIERY. '.UNDERWEAR, NECKWEAR. COL LARS AND CUFFS. SHIRTS. SUSPENDERS. HANDKERCHIEFS. UMBRELLAS. CANES. As. OUR CELEBRATED UNLAUNDRIED SHIRT AT W' CENTS IS THE GREATEST BARGAIN' ETER OFFERED. KEN'S NIGHT SHIRTS. 49 CENTS. MEN'S EIGHT SHIRTS. WITH FANCT TRIM MING, 61 CENTS. 70 DOZEN GENTS MERINO SHIRTS AND DRAWERS, FULL REGULAR MADE. AT SI 49 EACH; US CALL I SOLD AT 13 SO. 100 DOZEN CHILDREN'S NORFOLK AND NEW BRUNSWICK MERINO SHIRTS AND DRAWERS (ALL SIZES) AT 69 CENTS: A GREAT BARGAIN. WE ARE BOLE AGENTS FOR NEW-TORK CITf OF THE GENUINE f KID CLOVES WITH IMPROVED HOOKS. WHICH WILL NOT CATCH IN LACE. WEAR OUT SLEEVE LI5 INGS, OR ACCIDENTALLY UNFASTEN. CLOSING OUT THE BALANCE OF OCR STOCK OF BUTTON KID GLOVES AT LESS THAS HALF PRICE. OUR ENTIRE STOCK OF FINE FRENCH FELT HATS REDUCED TO 49 CENTS. WE HATE MADE IMMENSE REDUCTIONS U THE PRICES OF OUR CLOAKS AND SUITS NO SUCH VALUES FOUND IX TBS SPECIAL BARGAINS IN BLACK AND COLOREO SILKS, SATINS, VELVETS, PLUSHES, AND DRESS GOODS. OUR PRICES ARE LOWER THAN ANT OTHER, HOUSE. . 1.000 PAIR BLANKETS AT THE LOWEST PRICES IN .THE CITY. SPECIAL BARGAINS IN LACE CURTAINS. S.000 DOZEN TOWELS, OUR OWN DIRECT IMPORTATION. AT CEEDINULT LOW .PRICES. -'ii 11

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