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10 XHJ2 HifW . YORK TIMES. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 11. .3003. LIQUOR DEALERS TO. RAISE DEFENSE FUND Local Trade Approves National Scheme for Special Stamps. ; Proceed to be Used for Promoting Fa-'. vorablt Legislation Fritz Llndin- ger Resigns Local Presidency. v' At meetinr yesterday of the- Central Organisation of the NewTork Liquor Dealers' Association at Terra Garden, Frit X4ndin(rer rwlg-ned as - President. Martin Kane, who has acted is First Vice President ot the association for a. number of years, wss elected President, subject to final election at the January, meetlnsr of the .association. The resignation of Mr. Und-Jng-er followed his election to the Presiden cy ot tne fetaie Association last oepinau'i. -- The meeting formulated plans for extending the scope of the liberty Association which has for its purpose the organization of bakers, butchers, pretsel makers, and all manufacturers of liquor dealers' sup- piles into a xsauonai association, ii wss announced that organisations would be formed In every city in the United States, which would follow in the footsteps of the IJquor Dealers' Association. At the meeting yesterday the association - passed a resolution Blmllar to that adopted by the recent National convention, approv ing a plan to place on all packages of liquors or beer stamps or laltels from a , penny to 6 cents for the purpose of ralstng a defense fund to be used. In promoting legislation in - the Interests ot the liquor dealers. The resolution, which' was in the form of a letter addressed to liquor dealers throughout the country, was presented by P. II. Nolan, chief organizer, and 'was In part as follows: "Of late years those opposed to the trade have turned their attention more generally to Congress, hoping1 through that body tos make their efforts and influence more effectual -against the trade generally. The passage by Congress of the law abolishing ' a also the act of the last Congress forbid ding the sale of liquor in any part 01 tne Capitol Building at Washington. ,' ' " They are now striving to secure the passage of hills prohibiting such traffic in ' or adjacent to any building or property belonging to the Government, wherever situ-' ated, and others of like character. To de- . feat all such measures. If possible,- Is a part of the onerous work devolving upon . this. National association. ... ! " Then there are measures of relief from existing oppressive laws which the entire trad urgently demands, and for the pas-' sage of which this association is expected to spare no time, energy, or legitimate and ' honorable Influence; as, for instance, we are demanding a reduction ot the tax on , distilled spirits from $l.lo a gallon to the more reasonable rate or o cents. " After nearly a dozen years of steady . work in the interest or tne trade tne asso- elation has established itself not only in the confidence of all dealers, but luu won the universal recognition and respect of ail xair-minded people, and is now in a posi tion to extend its influence and help and to aid the Slate associations in their continu ous and arduous work. " All this, it is manifest, will call for - more revenue than the association - has hitherto been able to command. . To meet this euiergency the National Convention, - vhlch met at Ptttabura:. Penn.. on Oct. 13- "15, amended the by-laws by providing thHt a cupyngnira uiiwi ue piaceu upon uu yaLfc-rg?H of wines or liquors sold to the retail ! trade. These labels are to be supplied by the troir and designated officers of the association at such low prices that their I Lse can In no manner increase the churee to riprilprii . f rr thptr prvwta ThA rnnt will - be but one cent on a case (one dozen quart i bcttlesi of domestic wines or liauors: two ' 1 1 bU a case on imported goods; five cents on a barrel, and three cents on a half uar- i i el or other package of euy liquor, whether imported or domestic. "It will be observed that the required labels are to be placed upon the packatfs before they are sold to retailers. Their cost will, therefore, devolve vpon those from whom the retailer ourchases and It is I honed that all retailers who are lovnl In . their trade and in sympathy with toe work of the National association 'will brvl their ) aid and assist in securing the reforms so persistently demanded, by simply refraining from - purchasing goods not suitably stamped or labeled according to the schea ft is believed that the amount to be raised by this means will reach SlttXl.iXXl a year. noinPF CTrn pniiTDrT i ft DniUUL O I CE.U WUI1 I flfiw i Lr.u Lindenthal, on Advice of Corporation Counsel, Place Order for Black-well's Island Structure. Being advised - by Corporation Counsel Itlves that the order to show cause pro ceedings did not In any way act as a stay to letting the contract for the steel super structure of the Blackwell's Island Bridge, i.m no temporary Injunction had been grant ed by Justice Amend when he Issued the order. Bridge. Commissioner Lindenthal yes terday awarded the contract to the Penn sylvania Steel Company for t5.132.9W. It Is one of the largest individual steel contracts ever let by the city.' Justice Clarke In the Supreme Court later .. heard, arguments of counsel on an application of Daniel & Banco rn, a taxpayer of Flufhins, for an Injunction restraining the Commissioner from awarding this contract. Mr. Sanhorn's action was based on the claim that the revised Lindenthal plans are tiot legal, and that only the original plui. prepared In 40 and approved by the Van "V'yck Bridge Commission and the Board of Public improvements, are legal. . Justice Clarke said that he thought the fact that the contract had been awarded lefore the motion for an injunction was made put the plaintiff out of court, but requested both fides to submit briefs on. the - points of law Involved. ; During the argument, whear H.' C. lngra- , ham. who represented Mr. Senborn. was i.skcd by JuFtlce Clarke why the applica- '-tlon was deiuved until this late dav. he re- r ponded that his client was a Pusfonlst, and ltd nr.t want to bring the motion l.efora election, as It misrht injure the chances of Alayor Loy for re-election. GIRL HE LOVrlD GETS s:nn The $2,300 for which the life of Herman O. llelnrlch was Insured Is to go to the ' girl he loved. Miss Freda Von 8chuckmami according to a ditlskm handed down yesterday by Justice Davis in the Supreme Court. Mr: Hcinr:ch had made the awign- . infnt of the policy to Mr " in consideration of natural love and affection." on Aug. 14. 11KW. Walter R. He in rich, the administrator of the estate, claimed the money belonged to the estate, and Miss .Von . Pdiucltrr.ann brought the action to recover. The administrator's -defense was that Mi Rchuckmann did not return " nitnu! love and affection " m consideration of the -policy, but- instead practiced a fraud by ' piete'iullrg to love him when she did not and agreeing to marry him, but breaking that aKreoment e,-hen fhe thought the policy had no been siirned to her. Justice Davis says that the evidence shows that the plaintiff and the insured had been ..friends for about ten years prior to hii : . death, and that he .was deeply in love with her, and had for several years called on ' her two or tnree time a week. Karly in their acquaintance he had asked to become his vlfSv"- but she had re-- f used to make a positive engagements prom. Using, however, that she would r.-.arry hlrn . ' provided she found it possible to love him us a worn far should leve the man the t n m . , a .narrv Plniltnfr f h J F H. o n " other person, rhe, in March, lse. definitely refused to marry Helnrlch. Justice Davis npy that Helnrlch undoubtedly was aware of her i've for another before he made thf C!lrnmens or ine itviujy m iir, iviiprn written br him to her showed. The claim that the 'plaintiff practiced fraud on tha insured was not supported by the evidence In ihj case.. . . . . Marls Barringer8 Husband Sues. - John H. Williams has begun suit as!nrt IJjrneJl Gunther. a confectioner, of 212 Stale Street. Chicago, for f 25,000 for the nllenatlon of the affections of Mrs. "vrill-l oik, an actress, who . is known on the stag Marie Uarringer. Justice Amena. In the Supreme Court, yesterday, granted an order for the service of the summons and complaint by publication. .', CHARLES X, YERKES HERE. Tells of His Rapid Transit Work In Lore don Glad Tammany Won, Because . : His Taxes Were Raised. Charles T. Terkes. the promoter of rapid transit In several of the great cities, arrived hers yesterday on the steamship Kaiser Wllhelm II. on his annual visit to this country. He said that he was spending all his time in building the London un derground road, and that'be had little time to give to the affairs of Chicago. Mr. Terkes was asked If he contemplated constructing any mor roads than those In winch be is now Interested. . . No," ; he replied. " we have enough money and are satlsf'ed to carry put what we have started. The work In London U well under .way, and about one-half of it, the part from Baker Street lo Waterloo, will be f inched In about one Tb.3 rest wlirbe completed within five years." . Have you made any changes In your system s!nce the Paris disaster?" he was arked. " We have none to make," was the ans wer. " The Parisians have been to us since that accident, and have taken a, few points from. us. - Everything in our system is non-inflammable, and there Is not the slightest chance for such an accident occurring In our system as occurred In Paris." . 1 It has been reported that you were bar ing a hard, time in making the Common Council understand the strength of the ma terials used In your subway, and that they were' pressing you all the time In making you live up to the letter of the' law, for Instance as regards thickness of walls," he was told. - . r , " The Common Council knows absolutely nothing about such matters," he said, " the whole thing is left to the engineers of the Government. Bo far we have agreed in all respects. I like to work with the English engineer. ' He is not self opinionated, and you can tell him something about his own business, and he will thank you. American engineers make believe that they know It an. out one linos out tbat tney know nothing before they begin. . "I see." he went on. "that Tammanv la back In power, or soon will be. I am a Re- uoucan. out l am glad to see thenvback. 'he reformers have had two veark at ft. and have raised the taxes on my house fiO per cent. I don t see why I should care to have them in anv . loneer niter that. They have cleaned up the Tenderloin. I suppose, and they have closed some of the gambling houses, but as I have said, they raised tne taxes on my house, which Is of much more interest to roe. I don't go to the Tenderloin or to the gambling houses, so why should I pay to make others keep away from there ' The reformers may mean well, but force never reformed anybody.' - COL ASTOR SELLS PROPERTY. Disposes of Some More of His Lower East Side Tenement Holdings for About $250,000. Col. John Jacob Astor. m accordance with a policy inaugurated several years ago. nas old some more of his lower east side ten ement holdings, the properties Involved In the present transaction -being twelve in number and coverThg the block front on the west side of Avenue A, between Four- t teenth and Fifteenth Streets, 200.0 by W. and the northwest corner of 'Avenue A and Fifteenth Street. 103.3 by 94. . These properties have been acquired "by the Central Realty, Bond and Tust Company, and a resale of them to an Investor, who will hold them permanently, will probably be. arranged within the next few days. No price has been made public In connec-1 tion with Ihe deal, but It la understood that the figure was in the neighborhood of $250,000. The brokers In the transaction were Douglas Robinson, Charles S. Brown & Co. ' . 1 Although this Is tho third sale of Astor property In that immediate neighborhood within the last few years; It differs from Its predecessors In that ,the ground leases on the several tots involved have abeut sixteen years yet ,to run. In the previous sales CoL Astor ha taken a group of properties on which the ground leases were about to expire and given the lessees, who erected and owned the buildings, an opportunity to buy the lota. -The same opportunity. It should be stated, was afforded the ground lessees in this Instance, but since lew of them signified their willingness to avail themselves of It and slrce CoL Astor did not think it well to break up the block fronts, keeping some lots and selling others, he was obliged to seek a buyer who would take all. The fact that the Central Realty. Bond and Trust Company appears again as n buyer of real estate was the subject of some comment yesterday, it being the general belief that some sort of an understanding has existed since the organisation .of the United-' Slates Realty and Construction Company to the endy that the Ontrnl Realty, Bond arid Trusr Company woold abandon real estate operations. In speaking of this phase of the transaction President Morgenthau of the latter corporation said: . " I do not know that this deal can be said to mark our re-entry into the real estate field. r We are handling this ptvi-erty Blmplyhs we would any other' llrst-clatts investment a bond issue, for instance for which there ceemed to be h ready market." LOSE CELLAR EXCAVATION SUIT ' Motion to enjoin having been denied by Justice Clarke, In the Supreme Court yesterday, "R. M. Haan may proceed with work on the cellar at 10 East Fifty-fifth Street, where he says he Intends to erect a five-story dwelling for his own occupancy. This lot, which is part of a larger plot. formerly the site of Joseph Pulitzer's resi dence, adjoins the .new Hotel St. Regis, which Col. John Jacob Astor is building for Mr. Haan as lessee. When Mr. Pulit zers plot came into the market several neighboring owners, among wnom were John It, urexel. JUr. Kooert r . Weir, and John J. Redmond, fearine some obiertinn. able improvement, bought the property, restricted it to private dwellings for a period of twenty-ilve years, and resold It to a firm of builders. The builders put up a handsome dwelling on part of the plot and resold the westerly lwif of it,-, next to the St. Regis, to Mr. Haan. Everything was peaceful until Mr. Haan began to dig and blast for the cellar of his proposed noue. a me excavation went down and down, the .neighboring- owners urew more and more atiDrehensive. until filially, when a depth of thlrty-nlne feet had been attained, they applied to the court, on the ground that circumstances seemed to Indicate that it was the ultimate intention of Col. Astor and Mr. Haan to build an addition to the BU Reds on the lot. Justice Clarke said that the contention of the piamtuis was. it not torcerui, at least original. " I fbid no restriction In the covenant." he said. " In common law. In equity, or in good morals as to the depth of the cellar for the one-family private house. ' The owner may go down five or fifty feet, provided that during the time 8ecified in the restriction he erects and maintains only a dwelling house tor one family. I deny the application." i The cellar objected to. according to the plans of the nix hi Wet. is to have a. base ment, mezzanine noor, ana a BUD-oasemeat. GOING ABROAD DESPITE FATHER The troubles of Josiah J,, White of 130 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, and his nine tecn-year-old son. . Frederick Hall White, were revived In the Supreme Court, Brooklyn, yesterday, when the son obtained from Justice Wilmot M. SmlUj an order permit ting him to go to Germany .to study foreign languages instead of to Harvard, as desired by his father. Young White inherited a large fortune from his mother, Eliza Trow bridge White.. . , . The young man said that he wished to re side abroad for the present because ot the " ir.iudicicim Interference " of his father. who ' persisted in arbitrarily lsvinr out a course of study" for him. Ill father, he said, ret used to anow -aim to go to Alulive lojut hummer and board with one Douelas a guide, who was personal friend of the young man. Frederick alleged that he went to Maine, however, end that his father laid information against ouglas with the State Game Commieioner' which resulted in the arrest of young White and Douglas and their extreme humiliation." . - BEAUTY SHO'7 OF FLOWERS Thousands of Chrysanthemums' Furnish a Feast of Color. Their Blossoms, tanging from Tiny to Gigantic, Vis with the Splendor of Roses, Orchils, and Begonias. Experts said ye.erday that there has never been a finer! exhibition bt chrysan themums se,n In Jtew Tork than that of the American Insctute and Chrysanthemum Society of Anlerlca. which opened ls doors in the Herald Souare Exhibition Hall, Thirty-fourth and trhlrty-flfth Streets, on Broadway, at 3 o'clock, tp continue to-day and to-morrow froi 10 A. MT to 10 P. ill There are 8.0OJ leautlful cut blossoms ranging- In alxe frcin the small inch blos soms that grow In dusters to the mammoth flowers that growl a single bloom on a plant., without mentioning the growing plants, bringing trie number of the blos soms up into the thousands. ivever has the institute or. society ex- niM ted. flowers undir as satisfactory condt tlona. The hall is Donr with a bl- arched roof of glass, and the florist members of the organizations c osed in the part of the hall directly under he big arch with palms and evergreens, tl o soft walla of grenn making a beautiful setting for the brill iancy of the f lowers. Another new feat ure was the vcoveijing with green of the platforms upon which the plants and flow era are placed In the centre of the haU, giving the effect cl a smooth green lawn The big blossoms lif big jardinieres and tall tubs occupy the plices of honor upon two large platforms filing the" . greater . part of the floor space, kith broad passageway.: on every side, mating it possible to pass entirely around tii m. At previous exhi bttion v there has been an . undue prepon derance of yellow, but this year there Is a greater variety, thdjugh the beautiful yellow blossoms are still lo be found In greatest number. In some If the tall tubs are fifty of the enormous blissoma, and the Timothy Eaton, the white chrysanthemum, eighteen Inches in diameter, kvhich has yet to find iU superior in size, wh in a prominent posl tion. An exquisite nw blossom which at traded attention tid won first prize is a chrysanthemum ofl the close Chinese type and of a delicate livender hue. In he tall tubs these blossorfs stand five feet high with strong woody! stalks and wonderfully large, strong, and seep colored leaves. This la an exhibition oA D. Willis James, Will- lam Duckham,' gartener, Madison, N. J. In the centre of 4nc side of the hall Is an I iteresting chrysffathemum. or Chu-San 1 interesting chrysffithemum, or Chu-San daisy, as it 1 callflsald to be on exhibi tion for lhe first tme in this country. It Is the chrysantheriom lndlcum of the 'bot anists, the original plant from which al the big blossoms aid the plant, as It Is no v cultivated have me. It Is a native of China, and this piitttcular plant has 10.00O iiny oiossoms, utile more man naif an incu In diameter. It la Ihe property of H. McK. i wumoi. Another interesting feature of the exhibi tion is a collection! of twentv-llve varieties of chrysanthemum which arrived for this occasion upon thj Carauanla last Satur day from England and have been in cold storage since. To Ihe layman the collection Goes not possess junusual attractions except as EnglUh flowers. The flower ex- perls, however, kifjw that there are many varieties that are Inot to be found in -this country. The Kntlish cultivation of the flower is quite dillerent from that on this ewe of tne water. The great aim Sf the Enarllsh rardener. and florist is to ottaln variety, and where in mis country an exmuitor Is delighted to send a collectibn of fifty magnificent blosxoms uTr of ths same kind, the English utrisi win send as many varieties as possible. The American has always In view the flower which ' kill be In demand In the cut-flower " markei , a flower which will guck and keep wlihout bruising, while the Inglishman gives this little thought. The greater part or tne large business done in Enirland is in thelcrowinc olanta. a tend ency that all florikis aay is constantly la- crvusiiiK nrre. i s Around the sldefe of the hall., as It la shut In by its gnln walls, on shelves are the smaller chrysanthemums, with some Of the larger bltlsonis with the shorter stems; carnationFi orcnids. an exhiultMin mowing it oeauiii ji collection or blooms: a tew violets, and al few roses. Among the letter are two brahd-new flowers. One of these is a hybrid Sea rose of an exquisite delicate pink and I a slight fragrance like that or tne tea rife, it Is a large-petald biostom. 80methlnb the color of the Baroness Rothschild, Va. purer pink than the bridesmaid lose, rrhe Dlant a-rows a lone- Btror.e stalk. lomitlmH wlv (utt in lurnii and. as the 'professionals say. makes An roue is snown oy uonn Breitmeyer s Sons. iHtrolt, Mich., who are offerine- Sioo In coid to any one who will find a. animMe name for the ne beauty before the iat of December. Thfe other new seedling Is vier.trai uaciinnir, a Droaa. snort-netalea Td rose, having kt delicious damask-rose iregrance. lhe American I'.eaulv and Bridesmaid two of the roses tfft known to the general public, are on ex 111 bit ion. There Is. too. a fine collection of i begonia, a number of fernr and varieeiJled ulunta. soma of th quaint conceits lii growing box a chair. poultry of different kinds, and nth wbf m.ui-ea. a qunnuiv oi uny cacti in minla- tuie Jardinieres And small pots Is also BIlOWIl. CIVIL SERVIC E RULES HEARING. Method of Reraling Candidates After Appeal Objected To by Civil Serv ice Refoijm Association. Mayor low -av a hearing yesterday In the Mayor's of fief on the revision of the rtiies of the Civil I Service Commission, as adopted by that bdy on Oct. 20. Tho public heating- was al the request of the ClvU Service Reform LssoclaUon. because that body had some chtlctsra of provisions of the new rules. Tile rules differ In lew re spects, however, I from those reg-vlation which hfive been fti effect since the While Civil Service act Became operative. J. Warren Greet! of the association ore- sented the objections of his organisation. oemg entirety technical an.i mith - desire to simplify ihe regulations The principal obi. '.ton was to th n.thi oreratlns; candifntes for positions who cbtaln such a renlclngr on appeal. The oi-portunlty fop appeal nas been and still U encouraged by ttie Rf form AisooUUon wnica thinks that the new rules In this re-sptvt will have n tendency to, discourage appeals In the ful ure, and that under the revUfl rules the 1 apers on an appeal tnust br referred to t examiners, py whom they originally w.- mtrkel. and who have In mind the tianci ird by which all original rapers were rated The association wishes a l-etorn to the o A system of hnvlnir ih. i-nDuuisriun piw an inone papers concern- in x j,u-n iin appsai if grantcl. 1 he Mayor withlcld bis decision. JEWISH SEMINARY, PLANS. Series of Free Lfcctures and Awards of .Prizes AnnoiAiced r Preparatory School Mat Be EStablishd. A course of lectujres to be given by dlstln guisnea American ijewun scholars has Just been announced bl- the Jewish Theological Seminary of Amirlca. which entered re cently upon its send term under the p( Idency of Prof. Solomon Bchechter of rm. bridge, England." t-he series will be held In the assemWy-Tiall of the seminary's new building on ThuriAay evenings, beginning on Dec. 3. and cokunulng up to about the middle of March ht next year, and will be free u the public At th j regular Quarterly' meeting of the Boaro or uirectots, held a few days ago. ror. ucnecnier r-ported that he had en gaged the services of Dr. Israel Friedlaee der as Professor jof Biblical Exegesis and vr. Alexander Marx as Professor of History and Chief librarian. . These appoint menu were madS this Summer, and Dr Bchechter went 4 broad for this duttmm Prof. Bchechter f irther announced that the scholarship which! was established last rear in ro.r.. il.i. ti , vX7rZlVJ,??r?L 1- " " g " MsV uivDi uu serving student of the senior class, fiad been awsrded to Mordecai M. Kaplan, and that the Aaron Friedenwald prise In JewmU tneolocy, of the value of had been awarded to Churles 1. Hoffman. Prof, gchecbter proposed to establish a special course In the seminary for the training of Jewish teacher, and this was approved by the board. . If poaaible. the course will be inaugurated the present Autumn or Winter. It was also decided to take Into consideration the establishment of a preparatory school, and a special committee from among the Directors of the seminary was appointed with thla end i in view. The Alumni Association, now numbering twenty-four members, and all ministers in various - Jewish congregations throughout the country, offered to establish a prize of fJO annually, to be awarded to a student of the seminary, and It was decided to Invite the alumni to meet In New York at the seminary building at the time of graduation next June. ' ' ' Mr. Ixuis Marshall, the Chairman of the Executive Committee, reported that the sale of the building formerly occupied by the seminary at 730 Lexington Avenue, had been consummated. NO PORT CHESTER ACTION. . Aldermen Refer Mayor's Letter on Franchise to Committee Clssh' Over Bridge Celebration Appropriation. Two meetings of the Board of Aldermen were held yesterday, the first being as the Board of County Canvassers at noon, while the second was the regular Tuesday meet ing and was held at 1 o'clock.. The Board of Onvassers, which will cartvaas the votes cast at Tuesday's election, elected Alder man Doull as Chairman, aud then adjourned until this morning at 10 o'clock, when the canvass of the vote will be started. - ' . . - ' At the regular session of the board a let ter was received from Mayor Dow urging iuo Aiaermen to take favoraDie acuon on tho application of the New York and Port Chester Railroad Company for a franchise. the question whichythe board has dodged for three successive weeks. The letter was referred to the Railroads Committee. Several appropriations were passed. Including I1.000.0UO for the benefit of the small parks. so that the force of workmen now engaged under the Park Board will not have to be laid off. Of the total appropriation. $300,-l"0C will be at the disposal of Commissioner Wilicox for Manhattan. 92.0.00 for Com-mlitioner Young of Brooklyn, and S2.VJ.000 tor Commissioner Eustls of the Bronx. An appropriation of S'JSO.000 for Improve ments on the allied hospitals wa passed, as were two appropriations, one of S40.00O to the Borough of Richmond and one of (oO.OUO for the Borough of Queens, for the use of tho Borough Presidents to repair damages to public property caused by the recent Dig rainstorms. Some umuvement was caused by Alderman John T. McCall's motion for an appro priation oi sj,u.u to repair damages to "the Seth Low." the said "Heth.Iiw" being the flreboat. The appropriation was granted There was a fls.h Ih. nnntv.nplt.llnn for the celebration over the opening of the Williamsburg Bridge. Alderman oiierea a resolution appropriating 10,uuu to meet the expenses of the committee for the ceremony, but Alderman Downing of wi'wiyn una some otners oesireo tne appropriation raised to S15.0UU. It was explained that Mayor Low was opposed personally to having more than S.1.UUD appropriated, but that he finally had consented to 10,w. at the request of Alderman Mc-Call. Some -of the Aldermen showed a disposition to fight for a larger appropriation, but it k found that only sixty members of the bard were present, where- u Hixiy-iour voces were' necessary ror passage, so the matter was. made a Hoeclal order for next Tuesday. Aidermnn Downing declared that each Alderman must have. ten tickets to the celebration t.i tirnviilo for his district leader. . PORT CHESTER ROAD WINS.- Court of Appeals Sustains Certificate Granted by Railroad Commission. ALBANY. N. Y.. Nov. 10. The Court of i Appeals sustained the State Railroad Com- ' mission In its grantal of the certificate of public convenience under Section CO of the railroad law to the New York and Port Chester Railway Company. The case la a proceeding In certiorari brought by the New York City and Westchester Railroad against tne Railroad Commission. The Port Ches ter Road thus wins In all courts., By sustaining the action of the State Railroad Commission In granting the certificate of public convenience under Section 50 of the railroad law to the New York and Port Chester Railway Company the Court of Appeals decides finally that the original charter of the Port Chester Company is valid. The plaintiff In the action broueht to upset the Railroad Commission's dictum was the New York City and Westchester Railroad, one of the subnidlary corporations of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. It was claimed that the commlxslon had no right to grant the charter, in which, it was urged, there were certain errors or informalities that made It void. Having- won In the courts and established Itself from a legal standpoint, the Port Chester Company still faces the hostile Board of Aldermen, in the hands of whose Railroad Committee the comoanv'a annli. cation has been buried for weeks. MISSION YACHT DEDICATED. Bishop Potter Presides at Service on the . Sentinel, Which Is to Look After the ' Welfare of Seamen. Hereafter there will ply about the piers and wharves on the East and North Rivera and la the bay a little steam yacht called the Sentinel, which under, the auspices of the Protestant Episcopal Missionary Society for Seamen will In addition to ministering to the spiritual welfare of seamen,, act as a Mcrt of watchdog, seeking to prevent shanghalng. the discomfort which sailors now suffer Vybelng taken In small boats when 111 to ambulances on the shore, and protecting them also from land sharks, crimps, boarding house, runners.' and the like. It will tlso aid In bringing" about more farewell religious services than are now held on ships blurting out on Ions: voy ages. The Sentinel was dedicated to this service yesterday aflerncon by Biahou Potter. About rx'O persons gathered at the end of Pier 1. East River, in the afternoon to witness the ceremony and to wish ih. links craft godsped. The service was brief. tne group of clergymen and spectators stood with, uncovered hends on the vessel's deck and on the pier as the Bishop and His service uoiorg seamen of all na-N lions.'' Me added a few words, saying thut this Nation had a greater duty, to perform than extending Its commerce to foreign lands- thut it was Its duty alsoto extend Its religion as well, and that he saw no better way of doing this than bv mukinx (very mariner who sails to foreign lands a messenger oi vnrisiian peace. Ulhr clergymen who took part In the service were the Rev. Dr. . Parker Morgan, the Rev. V. T. Crocker, and Chaplains Mansfield. Duf field, and Gardner of the Mu slim. The boat Is attached to the floatin ml.. sion at tne foot of Pike Street, and mill make four trips around the harbor each week, distributing true Is and invitlnr mcn to attend tne Mission. It will be in charge of A. R. Mansfield, who will act as Chaplain. It will make special trips on gunuay aiternoons. gutnerlng sailors on boats lytiig along the rivers and in the bay end btingu.g them to the Mission for sup per muu niujivuii service aiierwara. TOOK BLAME, BUT GOT VERDICT. Trolley Victim Absolved Company from Responsibility on Misrepresentation. , Notwithstanding tho fact that Peler Massoth. a resident of New Rochelle and plaintiff In an action brought against the Westchester Electric Railway Company for damages, had signed a statement which absolved the company from blame, a "Jury in the City Court yesterday awarded $500 damages to him. " Mr. Massoth was Injured by the sudden starting of a car on Feb. 8. 100Z Immediately after the accident he signed a state ment him by an agent of the company, which represented that he f Mas-sol h) alone was at fault. A witness signed a similar statement. These were Introduced In evidence bv. the comntnv. but evi dence was presented to show that the agent i iiu niiorriiirwrmtu in contents oi tne MM-oth was reprinted by a irrn kuu tnarraa niM'v If you are stuck on getting a belted back Box Overcoat, we'II'give you style and everything else. You stand to lose nothing. $20. $22, 2), $30 & ; All the other overcoats, . too. Very long or regular lengths, as you like. Upto . '" " ..' ' HACKETT, CARHART & CO.', iTht:e BROADWAY Stores. Cor. I3th St. Cor. Canal St. Near Chambers. PIANOLA RECITAL Aeolian Hall TO-DAY, WEDNESDAY, Nov! 11. 'at 3P.U. v-4Xo Cards of Admission Nccessary.y -SOLOISTS ' ; : r Madame CLARA POOLE KING, ' - N Costralto. '. ' ' Mr. CH. C PARKYN, at the Or ran and Pianola. PR O G R A M , Fanfare r. foramens AEOUAN Ptfp ORGAN, ) Roaihnoe, Op. 8. No. S Schutt ' b) Qalop da Mrrcsdant....... ...Llut HAKUU. necitatlre et Arts: " L'Anour eat an olseau rebel le " .....Bixet mauavif: KIMi. f Accompanied wllh the flanols.) At Evenlncr Uuck . AJJOUAN PIPE GROAN. (a) Valae tSirrexing b Cabaletts Lack c) Hondo Urillunt .Marktl HANOIA. - - a) TVIefrnlitd Harthan lb) A Tol Uemberg II A DA MB KIXi. . . (Accompanlrf with tbe hianola.) THE WEBER PIANO IbED. AEOLIAN HALL, . 3C2 Fifth Avcoae, neat 34;h Stxeet. DINING TABLES. Thanksglvlns; will find all tKe family reunited. .x i Itowa of them are here tables that will stretch out to 14 ft and b a perpetual pleasure to look at. Chippendale In mahogany, allm" and trracefuL Topa polished until all tho wonders of the wood, with lta rich glow, are brought out-Sheraton, simple In form but enhanced with ln!ay4 Colonial, carved on knees and feet-French, edged with exquisite bands of shallow casing and" all are at factory prices, as you BUT 0 Tit K Ceo. G.FLint Ca : mcaji MOAm CARRIAGE ElfTRAHCE. 21 WEST 24TH ST. Factories t 505 to 815 West 32d St. URGES STATEN ISLAND PARK. Park Commissioner Wlllcox said yesterday that he would go before the Board of Estimate and Apportionment on Friday and seek an appropriation of Sl.000.000 for tlio establishment of a great park on the southern end of Staten Island, teaching from the hills to tbe shore and comprising ome 4.0UO acre, or four times the size of Central Park. '. The Commissioner says that this part has long been in prospect, but that now the property can be secured for the comparatively small sum ot $1,500,000. and 'should be takea up at once by the city, then Ini-ljoved tor park purposes as rapidly as pos- " Owing- to the r pld cretin of tho city M said the Commissioner, "there will be a woeful lack of room In a short time, and park land will be at n. premium, wrh. carcly anv place for the playing f has-nall. football, and othr games. liecause of this. I wish the Board of Krtlmate and Ap-Mnlon?nent to authorise the. purchase of this land at once." LEGAL NOTES. Right to Coxpki. a Reply to Answer. Among tbe defenses to an action to recover the possession of real property, brought In the Supreme , Court by Joseph Trimble against one Russell. Were fhe following: That the plaintiff has not legal capacity to sue for the reason that he Is a minor- and. further, that before the commencement of this action the plaintiff became seized of the equity of redemption in the premises. Vsubject to a certain raortzara which was foreclosed; that Joseph Trimble (the name of the plaintiff herein) Was a defendant in the foreclosore. and thnt th defendants fn this action purchase! the property at tbe foreclosure sale." a motion to compel the .plaintiff to reply to these answers has been granted by Justice Clarke, fcuch a motion, he said. Is ad- dressed to the discretion of the court, and should be allowed to prevent surprise and promote tbe Interests of Justice, Continuing. Justice Clarke said in part: la Watson rs. Phyf e. 20 W. D.. 87:1.) the action was to recover possession of real property. The answer set forth that the deceased owner, ftom whom plaintiff, as beir claimed to have derived title, had executed a will by which he disposed of the property in controversy in. such a way as to deprive the plaintiff of any title to it. The .ivnu in- jjruper one in Wniel to direct a. reply, stating; 'That the Intel mcui iruu di in wuun required that the i 7 . 7 'niormra wnetner the I'iwiiiihi ucuku rxtruuoii of the WU r,,u w mi T.UUHT oi me proceed lngs by which nrobate of 'hrm u , el. or expected to avoid thrlr effect in some other manner. That -without r...i .v.T drfendnnts would be left to conjecture tinon what possible ground the plaintiff miulit expect U succeed, and might vtry well a-subjected to surprise entitling them to avoid a determination- of the aetlan i.ih tne facts ot the cuse would require to be otherwise disposed of. And Mr. Justice Parker. In Mercantile Nat. Hnk i Exch. Bank, 173 Hun.. 7)4.1 at Paxe bo. says Bargains though not at a " bargain price." ' 4200 pairs of fancy naif-hose; all lisle thread; all black grounds with modest clockings and unobtrusive patterns in colors,' - - - 4200 pairs and not one that good taste condemns. V Values: 75 cv and $i. Price : 50 cents. . Rogers, Peet & doiiPAsr. SSS CrosiJwsf, eppoalte City Halt " . and T and Warrea St. 843 Broadwajr, cor. lth. We till srlere 1290 troad war. eer. 32d. . and 64 Weal KM ft. J fid o I lli ..U A . sr ill. BESTO VOTES has wonderful : supporting power ' combined with great delicacy; besides it cooks in minutes. Al crocers. -HEALTH FOOD CO., 61 5th Ave. tnAVATs wovin ron wkar 7 trr m&r usrio fenjw OPPtR C LCVINION AMUSEMENTS. NtW EMPIRE,. CHAP.IXS rnOHMAK ..Maoacer )lkii.lunpst of Srw York's Ttteetr." lirrald. drams; -trii. mat. Ialnrilr, XtlO. cmari.k.s ruciiuiv MAUDE ADAMS . 2 Mr. Frr Ho1lvl Burnett's Play. THE PRETTY 51STER OF JOSE R TS OV "AI.E KOR TIIK KT!RK KMAi;i:l ET ft k 11 -r XJHA HtllM;H THK!GIVIU IV. IIUrvrtl.Lf OKI, B:l0 ,harp. Mat. Rat.. 10. t.11Ai:LES r-ROHVIAX at GVOHC EUWAKUES . Prw-nt th larcica! t THE GIRL FROM KAYS w-.h Uualc. W4lk Enorniov. Cast. Inrluding 8AM BRRV4.RO. a V J AW.. 8 IS. lfat. Kt. 2:li. Ttf-KIUIIT AT 0113. - - ARTHUR . MAJOR BYRON ANDRE CLYDE FITCH'S HISTORICAL PLAY VJIllrV Ex.. a is. Msta.-Wed. A S.t 2 1$ aAT WKKK AT THIS TMK4TKI2. TO-UAI HATLKUAV. MAXINE' HER lo itch's OWN ELLIOTT WAY JeKXT I I.AUV Rf.K; DAt GTTTFH. t. r. IV i Willi MI UAlll. SKAT SALE TO-MOHHOW. A. f. IjAST X v V K fr4 je CHARGES THE MAN FROM HAWTREY ,;s BLANKLEY'S GARDEN THEATRE. S7th 81. Mad.'Av. Rvss. fe lo. Alat. Sat.. 2 10. I. IM 4 SIUHTS. LAST MAT. ft T. ULYSSES rHii.LXPir DIRECT PROM DAT.Y;. 3 LITTLE MAIDS FVat Fale To-morrow. A. V. WEEK HI inSOW THEATRE. 44tb r.r. IT way. nUUOUll F.vrs. S:au. Rcz. Mat at.. a la HENRY B. HARRIS Manager ,1'KUAl, MATlF.i: TO-MOHHOW. KJOACEHKJIT EMM SAT XOV, It. vn.inLr..- m rv mi as a rv "KESK NTS ETHEL BARRYMORE In Hubert Hvy COUSIN KATE VAUDEVILLE THEATRR, 44th fct . West of tth At. CHAKZ.F8 FROHMAX.. F.vru. 8:.H1. Matinee Katr. 9 IS CHARLF..H FKOHilAN prrnt MME. CHARLOTTE WIEHE and FRENCH CVaIPAXT. KRW BILL JEW SICCKSS. - ' Tlo a Tl." ene-act eonwdy. Columbine." ene-act drams ' ML'Horotn aux" a, pantotnlBM. ' wpr aiii.u. a one-act-eomey. - NEW LYCEUM Witf-Z OUinCltll TDK PRni n wuivE. TiM-sear Krxt WILLI A U OILLETTt! ' Th ArmlrjM. Crtbton." mts Thur-wisv TIIY' B'r Soth. At Sshsrp. I L.T LmL 0 Mau. Wsd. A SaL st L I WEK 3 LITTLE MAIDS;. .NOV. ltt-A JAPAXEgg X IQ HTTXQ ALE. BROAQWAY. THEATRE. y 41st St. ft awsT. Ere st S. - MAT1NKE KATi RUAT at J L.iI VWV. I'EHl'OlHIAvni HENRY IRVING COMPANY TO-NIGHT .. ...I Al.o Ssrorday Vt,n "THE MERCHANT OF VENICE." TA.Ss.n-.e faI-m.a Wsses -WATERLOO - mm tB BELLS- Itie. xt.'l J-lT . Jll'ilM: I comir tra start of FR1TZI SCHEFF n BABETTE ... . A Romantic Comic Otwea By 'lelw Hebn end H.rrv) H. SmUM BELASC0 THEATRE,:- niX,?2!TZZ Mnoanem 1.AST ft TINK4 AHEUATES WW VKOV. 16- URSLESUE CARTER For tU trfenB- II N., xk- ZAZA " aoCT. only.- ( Reeond UU BARRT. teats for Blir encLsement new -o sale. in speaklns wt reply: 'It sriu not be rsnted when its nnl. K... .' Uffeudnt from the necessity of provlA ySU h P defense b" f volds.r.ce. Hut ehere. as la toe li2HUi t"99- Judgment of thla court is P eadd is avul-lance. which, so fsr ss the l,,ru'"h". "'V'uw, seems lo hare sluillteU how If t ,. U expeow W bnU! ths e.lect which defendant claims for IL to the end that aurpms with possibly an ur-lut result Bpon the trial nav L -.,i- I tf lore, ej efject a to lead to s Judrment Lk.I i?d"1 " fiyor. " U but lu.t tiat a ? - d .b-,lin?wn ho?f lh Plslntlff pn.wi to mct the Liu. if rii-i k... . AMUSEMENTS. lit Yk!l -1 4.1 ? 1 .. IT..I.H i j vwr-iJ. It.. P-a,, I ) CHACU VAI STUCDIFCJuD il " "ILKX FEATHERwil J ... . - MU It 1 U U IL 1 .ULLVA HO i CASINO v..?.K KYKLK KK VAJFXXf i I! " PAFP! T"R AM4TEtn l - H ( M H 4l NEW AMSTLBDAM 34 St., West of fc-ar. Klaw Crlaner, lUrt LAST WEEK g'-'U1 i Via is. T -lf A L Jw ErUnrr Presrct MR. N." C. GOODWIN MIDSt-MSfER XIGHTS DHEAif. WIta Vlctur Herbert's arransemeot ut linHJ Ma's llulc NOV ICta. 1X)R TWO WEEKS OXLT. - V- w 1 . 7 MAX1NL ELLIOTT. ' ' 'Id Clyde rttcVs- "HER OWS VAT." ' Sects Reiy TO-MOHP.OW. i'-'-tVIV KUw a Urlanrrr. atari ETMlngs st S. Mats. TO-DAT A ht. B1LN-HUR Prk-es 60c. H od. Sq KXICKEnBCCKKR....BWtV St awTH Ave at fc. Hmt. st Thaprilns Mat.. Hi. " 0KM A TKIUMI-H.' HrraCl. rcjitBca RCBSfiTSN certrvde CLLIOTT r THE UK.Jir THAT FAILED." METROPOLITA" OPERA HOlftE. - ; ifr. HrlTirh ConriMt bwrs to atmotioce th. nm FIVK I'tKFOHHAACKS OK PARSIFAD on the following THrRfDATiS: PECKltREt 4th. 3IM, 1SSU; JANCAHT 7lh. lltfc.. n fe. lrrorssancss will bealn at ft P. H. Atter the first act lotmnlsaion of 1 huor. Perf trmxnr will end about ll P. U. Ptums. sceurdlnf locaUeq: Brats SI t. lu bos.s Sje to I7i. 8jI of iM-ets for Parsifal " b-gln T-Buref nm-niD. o'clork. st boa OffW. THE RRGtLAn SK.lftO OK GRAND. OPERA Will upm aloaday evfnir-it. -Nai-riuNrr ZJr4. -Subscription' sul. mUl. close Norrab- Fale ot seats for first werk opens 1:1, Kepertorre fur first vers will be announced later. WEBER riAXiS LlKD. HORSE SHOW. Th Kx ofnee at MADI.HOU RQt'.IBR GAHD1:. wnl bs pn to tbe public tram a A. U. until S P. fcf. To-lajr sad Te-fnorrow. tbe lltta and 12tb ot KmnW, tor tfce esi. .( re. sats aod boxes for tbe eraaeo. en acd after KrkUr. the IS lb ef Novnibr. tar rcsoTed n-mt tr any slnrle peifarroano.. A FKW rUOICK AKKNA liO.KTS POT FALC APPLT AT HuRifE 8UUW OFriCE. l.:Uhi CAIllEOlE UALlr FHILHAR12C.MS SOCIETY cffKsv York. Prl.. Nee. tit S. Bat.. Ntv. 14. at :1S. ' Cotulurtor: - Kelewsirel C'elesiww of Parte. Botutst: J avet ees TkiaasidV Vtolla. - Prormm : Orericre, patrte." Ptrt; Suite No. S. D snaj.. Barb: Coorrte for Vk;iT(.Ne. l. P snlD. Lalo; PrnipbeDr No. 1. Pactastiaae. Berlios. Boa Office epra dailr from S te a. nIAJE&Tle) JwiV I V I Ers. aharr- Tjia.Te-aar A Set. S sharp ' BABE,S ZIIZ TOYLAND Tf lib WIM.IASI AouitIS and Coninanr ef IS Muste by Vlcus- UetUrU book by U. MacDoevurh Prices: Ergs. A bCMat..SLbw: V.eO. aUu, 11. w. kvfmVu. ARTHUR PRY0RT5 BAND, NOV. IS ' EEAT8 HOW EEXLXXC3. ST. NICHOLAS - elh t. awl CnlamtsM - rK KATIi StCAtOX OPFTX SATIHOAV. NOV. J4. lt O'CLOCK A. K. Adaunioo. 5o HH MusHi Aim rree. ' fckattn dally except Monday, . PEGGY-PARIS Kov. ?4th 3FO. AOfre WTCW rOMFDT. "THE CUfXTV 4 I1AIHM tV." Caraesle HsiIL Tsa. Aft.. Nor. 17. at S:l. - mrvmrmnvm in reciiai in i. X . Tlcktts st Bos Offl-e Csraesle HaU ft tXtson's. . IJMD0AYH1LLTHEA. L-x. Ar. asd 42! i WWilllllEv. at S. Mat. Wed. ft Set.. J. Popwlar I'riee- Mat. Te-dnr. 1-t !t-e u HARRIGANm UNDER COVER. VESTA TILLEY T OOr4 Die- 4etlsseaa Cth Friar. Xtri" fr'" . "Us. fesr. aeeeylIV. " 7 ZJU 'larwsr inCt.WestaaA 00k. la "iverry UewtlZOn Wsatsaw aia.c ft ate. i. Fv-r. i Serarday at a " UfJlUl 1 ERMINE. lbi t. Theatre-. nr.Sth A. atats Wt4 Sec " Gmiut l:knitamatle Fvmi of the Af " hVlv;- lights, of VICTORIA I FRANK DANItLS The Office Boy ACADEUY OF MI'SIC. MtnfH. ft Irrlr.r PL CbAriss Frubtusn's Cnvltt Prvjurtijn prPLpJ THt bHbT FKIF.MD5. Prices. 'A CO. 73. l .HX Wats To-day ft bL 2 Et S. CIRCLE PAPINT HriJr ami OLH b St. LAIMifi' WAT. 1'AIL.T. . BIAS ft KICHr IKLIV. HAINES ft VitXS O. Wilto Bras.. Ed Latcll. Lwtta, Cla.lkUB. etber. 11 ARLEfl ( Kreauuca Wat. Saturday J !i. OPERA (THE I SULTANc'SOLU HOUSE. rPT" j MATINEE TO-DAY. T MtB St. i 1 Orct Barleeqoata. Neltk. WEBER & FIELDS' TAVt a as $. Fvsst S. Uaia. Tut ft Ket. SVi;O0P-DtE-DJO. KEITH'S ,H! uimr xnow is town. t- STftn AYcrk!n? Girl's W.cns. 5 SEan?nris srz?.. iat. inn. Lr.. n.i. iLXsMt. rriru. le-Usy. I fc..BQ. VNU-t ft ilV. OiUera. SIWnBimeslilBia .. : !at fia UA KG A IN MATINEE TO-DAT, Pn? Til WorMUVai. SewKrars. G.U& 111 C I i: M AV O U H A F H-MlIK tl Extrs aiusction. Caarwins eio.'r. GHAiiD sq, COHANS EUQy. rLAjn-rrin-H-coiU Sigl AFOOUAtD Hit MHr.l. IRVIU rL4.CKTHKATnK.BXca. at To-eljht. 1st time, every . ft fUt- Wj The turret E JTopt.s 1 aclrn llo- VLTCT tVnMaU Te-oy Waller K-Jar4e ss tl 101 Li J IQterlwck HoUttes ta Tbe l i(IMi uus sea soa.

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