Boston Daily Globe, June 7, 1894

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Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - June 7, 1894, Boston, Massachusetts ■ 167,865 May Average Sunday Globe. 176,467 May Average Daily Globe. VOL XLV—NO 158.BOSTON, THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 7, 1894—TEN PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. A Clinch on a Dead Gold Thing flinch on to the offer we make yon. Any style of Refrigerator in the market for $1.00 down and $1.00 per week until paid for. Refrigerators -AHD- Baby Carriages, $ I .OO $ I .OO ii Down and if' p#f *8#k Carpets and Oil Cloths NONE WILL TREAT YOU • BETTER. E I IST PAYMENTS. Will La. C.H,Robinson &Co. I & 2 Dock Sn. & 140 Washington St, CONTENTS OF TODAY'S GLOBE. Paae I. Doyle unseated and Hayes retain ed by the house; Meigs bill recommitted to the finance committee; other legislative matters. Aldermen appropriate over 52,000,000 In a 90-mlnute session. Magnificent scheme for centralizing Boston's shopping district. Mrs Cleveland starts for Gray Gables. P. J. McDuffee, the Malden bicyclist, has a fractured skull and may die. More bloodshed and ruin worked by striking coal miners. Eli Buret of North Bergen, N J, shoots his wife and himself. ,    Page    8. Good trotting at Haverhill, Worcester and Dover. Prominent people at meeting of Havers hill Whittier club. Theatrical offerings. Trustees of Boston university give a reception closing its commencement. Running races at Narragansett Park. Convention of the boot and shoe workers international union. Page a. Pittsburg beats Boston in a baseball farce; rain prevents other league games. Princeton defeats Harvard in the decisive baseball game. Lord Rosebery’s Ladas wins the English derby. Locomotive runs wild and crashes into a train. Page 4. Camp 1st brigade, M V M, at South Framingham. Page S. Harvard crews getting into shape; general sports. Trouble at the Tremont theater ended. Albee-Reed wedding in Grace church; other weddings. Sixty eighth anniversary of the Congregational home missionary society at Omaha. Page A. Roger Williams’ "banishment” explained. Page 7. Rev Dr George S. Converse chosen archdeacon of Episcopal church. What the Union Pacific wants from the United States. Verdict against city of Boston of 5891. Indignation meeting of gypsy moth hunters. Page 8. Rhododendron show opens;.the awards. Supremo council, R. A., in session. Page 0. Important auction sales of horses and carriages. Page IO. Sugar schedule may be defeated by the house. Exhibition of the pupils of the Charlestown evening drawing schools. Wedding and reception of Mr Israel A. Ratshesky and Miss Theresa E. Shuman. The report by special agents in regard to the Boston custom house. Hamilton Smith, who advertised for a young girl for a companion, arrested. Ohio republicans nominate. Century War Book is the best. Written by the men who fought the Battles, Over 130,000 sold. Parts I to XII at Room 6, Globe Building. * Boys of the Old Rice School. The first annual banquet of the Rice school, class o£ 90, association, was held at the Thorndike last evening. The reception was held between 7 and 8. after which a bountiful repast was served, when on returning to the reception room many selections were offered, goth vocal and instrumental, and many schoolday reminiscences were indulged in. The following officers were elected for the following year: Ch C. HUI pres, Win. Wood vice pres, H. F. Rowell sec and treas, R. B. Bartlett toastmaster. ________ Hew Opera Hour© Opened at Camden. CAMDEN, Me. June 8—The new' Megun-ticook opera house was opened this evening by the Boston opera company rendering "Maritana” to a crowded house. At the close the managers gave a grand hall and suDper in honor of the occasion. The building cost $00,OOO, will seat 1200. and is considered one of the best appointed theaters in Maine. MORE and better— that’s what yon get when you buy IC Siam's One bottle makes six gallons, and the quality cannot be equalled. All Grocers and Druggists, ase. THURSDAY [Vice ha* wind and tide in it* favor virtue must beat.] LISLE THREAD SLOVES, Special (ale at I*Vic, worth 38c, WM. H. BIUNE. I Tremont SI Aldermen in Session but 90 Minutes. Mr Lomasney Claries Lolly-im on Park Loan Act. Calls it Most Remarkable Piece of Legislation. Half Sum Appropriated to Go to Streets. Steadway from Marine Park is Now Assured. The board of aldermen held a special meeting late yesterday afternoon at the request of the mayor, pud accepted the park loan act passed by the legislature, which calls for an appropriation of Sl.-OOO,OOO. The board also appropriated 51,-000,000 for the laying out and construction of highways. At 5 p m chairman Sanford called to order. The following message from the mayor was then read, after which the board took a recess, subject to the call of the chair: "Gentlemen, on my return to the city this morning I find that some uncertainty exists as to the status of the loan recently authorized by the legislature for park purposes. An order accepting the act has passed the common council and was referred at the last meeting of your honorable board to the committee on streets and sewers. "If, as I assume, there is no opposition to the acceptance of this act upon its merits, it seems to me very desirable that action should be taken at once, so as to enable the park department to arrange their work accordingly at the earliest possible moment. "The calls for street construction under the so-called board of survey laws, are becoming very frequent, and it is obvious that an additional loan will be needed for this purpose. I would therefore recommend the immediate passage of an order authorizing the borrowing of 51,000,000 for this purpose, to be expended for street and sewer construction under these laws “The approach of summer makes it very desirable that the park police force should be increased in number, and I would recommend the passage of an order transferring 55000 from the reserve fund to enable the park department to increase the number of police. "Respectfully submitted, N. Matthews Jr, Mayor.” The board retired as the committee on streets and sewers, and discussed the different appropriations. The members returned to the aldermanic chamber after a recess of about half an hour. The act was then read, and the question came on the acceptance of it by the board. Before the vote was taken Alderman Lomasney said: "I will vote against the acceptance of the act, as I consider it one of the most remarkable pieces of legislation ever accepted by the city of Boston. "The thing was lobbied through the state house, depriving the city of Boston of many needed improvements. I am pleased that the matter has presented itself in this form, for rometime we will want to inquire who these men were that pushed it through. “New sewers and improvements in streets are needed at the North end, yet we cannot get them. No objection is made here to the borrowing of 51,000,000, which every one admits cannot be used until next year. "It is time enough to borrow the money when the time comes to spend it. It is interesting to know that this was done on the eve of a certain man's getting out of office as park commissioner. The money will be charged to 1895; why is it borrowed now? I do not think it proper to pass the act.” The vote on the acceptance of the act was then put. and passed by a vote of 9 to 2, Aldermen Lomasney and Bryant voting in the negative. The report of the committee on streets and sewers, and an order providing for the 51,000,000, was then passed by a unanimous vote—ll yeas. By the acceptance of the act and the appropriation made, it will enable the park department to make arrangements for the construction of the steadway between Marine park and Everett aq, in Dorchester, and of certain buildings and other park work which have not been begun. It will also secure the completion of the park work now under way. An order was passed appropriating 51,000,000 for the laying-out and the construction of highways, and the city treasurer is authorized to issue negotiable bonds or certificates of indebtedness of the city to the amount stated, and to sell them, and to apply the proceeds thereof. The room in ward 25 heretofore used for ward purposes has been leased to the Brighton post, G. A. R., and it was recommended that 51500 be appropriated for the hiring of another place suitable for ward purposes. An order was passed to the effect that the city auditor be authorized to transfer from the reserve fund 51500, to constitute a special appropriation for wardrooms, to be expended by the superintendent of public buildings. An order was passed transferring 55000 from the reserve fund to the appropriation for park department, for the maintenance of park police. The board then adjourned, having been in session but an hour and a half. More Fighting in Brazil. RIO DE JANEIRO, June 0-The govern-ment has received information that part of the insurgent forces under Gen Mar ai va have been routed at Campos Novos, in Santa Catharine, the federal troops capturing six pieces of artillery. Tho insurgent losses were ldO killed and wounded and the government Josses ao killed and wounded, including two captains in tho former category. A large body of reinforcements embarked from here today for the south; ____ Giant White Horae of World Dead. CHESTERTON, lad. June 8-King William. the giant white horse of the world, died here this morning of spasmodic colic. The animal was being taken from Chicago to Coney via the Lake Shore railroad. The body will be stuffed aud sent to Chicago. He weighed 2000 pounds. Given Leave to Withdraw. LOWELL, June 0 — Remonstrants appeared at the hearing tonight on the petition of the South .side street railway company for locations in Andover, Church, Stackpole and East Merrimac sis. J. S. Ludlam, D. W. C. Farrington, E. H. Shattuck, J. Tyler Stevens and Horace Coburn appeared in objection to tho petition. Hon George F. Richardson and John Davis were counsel for the remonstrants. The remonstrants personally contended that property on Andover st would decrease in valuation if this company was allowed to lay tracks and erect poles there. When the hearing was closed Alderman Lovejoy moved that the petitioners be given leave to withdraw. The motion was carried. MCDUFFEE MAY DIE. The Plucky Malden Bicyclist’s Skull Is Fractured, and He is Reported to be Very Low. P. J, McDuffee, the bicycle rider of Malden. well known all over the country as a racer, who was injured last Saturday afternoon in the bicycle race at Jamaica Plain, was very low last night. It is thought that he cannot live over a day or two. Beside having his collar bone broken and receiving internal injuries, it is found that his skull is fractured. SHOT HIS YOUNG WIFE, Eli Buret of North Bergen, N J, Then Shot Himself — Supposed to Have Been Actuated by Jealousy. NEW YORK, June 8—Ell Buret, a young hardware merchant of North Bergen, N J, shot his young wife in the head tonight. The Burets lived near the Bergen wood road and the new boulevard. They had been separated about three weeks and Mrs Buret had been living alone in their house. At about IO o’clock tonight Bu re tentered his house, and after a few words with his wife shot ber in the head and then shot himself. Both were taken to Christ hospital .Jersey City. His wife said she thought her husband had been actuated by jealousy. It is believed both will recover. MRS CLEVELAND COMING. Left White House for Buzzards Bay Accompanied by Ruth and Esther— Goodby to the President. WASHINGTON, June 6 - Mrs Cleveland and her two children left the white house this morning soon after 9 o’clock for the president’s cottage at Buzzards bay, and will probably not return to Washington until the middle of October. The president bade them goodby in the private apartments of the executive mansion, and waved his adieu from one of the windajys as they were driving away. He does not expect to see them again till June 30, when he has promised to join them at Gray Gables for a week's vacation. AT GREENWICH DEPOT. CONN. Arrival Reported of Yacht Oneida with Mrs Cleveland and Party. GREENWICH DEPOT, Conn. June 6-Mrs Cleveland, two children and nurse arrived here this evening on Banker Benedict's yacht, Oneida. The party left Washington this morning and boarded the yacht in New York at 5.15 v in. Mr and MrR Benedict were with them, and Editor Gilder of the Century and wife also came herewith them. A reception was held at Benedict mansion tonight, and tomorrow the party will leave for Gray Gables on the yacht. Pres Cleveland will join them at Gray Gables Saturday and remain over Sunday. THE WEATHER, tti-ri I I FAIR WASHINGTON. June 6.—Forecast for Thursday: For New England and eastern New York, fair, warmer, west to southwest winds. Local Forecast. For New^England Thursday; Fair, except local showers may occur In southern sections; warmer during the day, westerly winds. Local showers have occurred on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts; fair elsewhere, cooler in the middle states, warmer in the northwest. J. W. Smith, Local Forecast Official. The Temperature Yesterday as indicated by the thermometer at Thompson's spa: 3 a in, 48°; Gam, 50’; 9 a rn, 58°; 12 rn, 68°; 3 p in, 05°; fi p m. 64°; 9 p in, 56°; 12 mid. 54°; average temperature yesterday, 64 20-21°. TO CELEBRATE THE FOURTH. Somerville Citizens Get Together and Make Their Flans. There was a gathering of the citizens of West Somerville in Columbian hall last evening, their object being to arrange for a celebration of the Fourth of July in that part of the city. A permanent organization was effected, and the following officers were elected: President, Alderman F. F. Phillips; vice president, J. P. Dupont; secretary, S. F. Murphy; treasurer, J. B. Eastman; finance committee, A. F. Flanders, W, F. Mansfield. I. P. Rice, J. P. Du pont and L. M. Libby, It was the unanimous opinion that there should be a bicycle parade In the forenoon at 10.30, and a tennis tournament. Capt W. H. Everton of the old Powder House cycle club was made chairman of the committee on sports, and the old Powder House cycle club will have the supervision of the bicycle parade and races which will follow. All clubs and unattached riders are invited to participate. A band concert and fireworks In the evening will close the day’s celebration. The next meeting of the committee will be Wednesday evening, in the Studio building. IN THE MAYOR’S HANDS. Petition for a Reorganization of the Fire Department. It is understood that the petition of mer chants, manufacturers and property owners asking for a reorganization of the tire department, was put into the hands of the mayor last night. It is known that the petition has been ready for presentation several days, and the committee having it in hand were only awaiting tho return of the mayor. The petition is said to contain several hundred signatures and is described as a formidable document. Ended His Life in Jail. ALBANY, N Y, June 6-Frank Bradford, a prisoner confined in the Albany county jail on a charge of Intoxication, this morning leaded with suicidal intent from the fourth corridor to the stone floor below'. He died two hours lateral the hospital. Bradford came from a highly respectable family in Bennington, Vt, and was a well-known elocutionist and a prominent Mason. The late Gen George G. Bradford was his brother. _ State Elocution Contest. RUTLAND, Vt, June f>— At the state elocution contest this evening Miss Vida Billings, of Rutland and Wm. F. Congdon of Wallin ford were awarded first prizes. Honorable mention was made of Miss Madge Healy of Wallingford aud S. B. Hatsford of Vergennes. Fully 300 Shots Were Quickly Exchanged. One Man Was Killed Others Injured. Buildings Set Afire by Strikers. Bloody Riot in Little Illinois Town. McKeesport Still in Control of Destructive Mob. Martial Law Likely to be Soon Declared. At Carterville Backbone of Trouble is Broken. PEORIA, 111, June 6-A terrible fight occurred at the mine of E. B. Little & Co, in Tazewell county, a mile anet a half from Wesley City and four miles from this city, today, and as a result one man Is dead, two are fatally in jured, and several others ore suffering severely, arid the entire plant, representing an investment of fully 530,000, is a smouldering heap of ruins. The casualties include the following: Ed Blower, shot in the right side of the neck and instantly killed. William Dickson, shot through the right shoulder; injury probably fatal. James Little, shot in the right breast; bleeding internally and suffering great pain; will probably die. Peter T. Little, one of the owners of the mine, left eye shot out. Ed Little, another of the owmers of the mine, shot in elbow, not serious. In addition to these there are a number of others who show marks of bullets, and whose escape from instant death may be termed miraculous. There have been rumors of something of this sort for a number of weeks, or ever since the strike was declared. John R. Hilliard operated this mine formally years, but when he retired some time ago he leased the property to E. Little & Co, and they have since made many improvements, including th- erection of new buildings and the putting in of additional machinery. When the general suspension was ordered in April their men refused to quit, stating that they had no grievance whatever. So many threats were heard from all quarters, however, that the company secured a number of repeating rifles, and thoroughly armed their men, and prepared for any difficulty that might result. These guns and the ammunition were kept in the tower, where they would be the handiest, and which commands the best view of the surrounding country, for the mine nestles in a secure hollow surrounded by high trees and dotted here and there with dwellings. On several occasions the striking miners have visited the locality and demanded that the mine shut down. It has done bo for a day or two at a time, but ulways managed to resume operations after the strikers had left. This caused them to become ugly, and all through this week rumors have been rife of serious trouble. Sheriff Herman Frederick of Pekin has been summoned two or three times, but, after visiting the mine, has always returned to his home in Pekin with the impresses that there would be no trouble. lie was summoned again this morning, and the appeal today was more urgent than over. It was reenforced by a request from Sheriff Berry of Peoria county that precaution be taken to guard against a raid by the strikers. Tile time was short. Sheriff Frederick received the double appeal, and prepared to protect the men at work. He hastily swore in about 25 men from among the best residents of Pekin, and left with them for the mine. A special train conveyed them. They were unarmed. Pekin formerly had a militia company, and an effort was made to secure their arms, when it was found that there were only eight guns left, and these were without ammunition. The deputies, under the leadership of the sheriff, thus went to the scene of hostilities without any protection for themselves or any one else. They reached the locality shortly after 2 o’clock, and all was quiet. The mine was in operation, and there was no sign of the tragedy that was soon to follow. After waiting around for more than three-quarters of an hour the sheriff came to the conclusion that the services of himself and the deputies would not be required, at least today, and started out to walk to Wesley City, a short distance aw'ay. He had scarcely gone 800 yards when he met the body of strikers, who were swarming up through the hollow. They were for the moBt part from this county, in the vicinity of Bartonville, though they had received reinforcements from among the strikers of Wesley City. When the sheriff saw them approaching he threw up his hands, and ordered them to halt, which they did, but only for an instant. He called for the spokesman of the strikers, and when that individual had presented himself, called on him in the name of the people to disperse, and not molest the men at work or the property of the company. The strikers crowded around the sheriff and his feeble posse, and notified him that they had come for business. They proposed to drag the men from the little mine and capture the arms known to be secreted there even at the loss of life and property. This was said while additional strikers were com- Continued on the Fifth Page. MILAN’S MAGNIFICENT GALLERIA. Great Arcade, Combining Business with Pleasure, Which Boston Men Propose to Duplicate. VIEW OF THE CHIEF ENTRANCE. It sounds chimerical to announce the conversion of the largest block of Boston’s shopping district into a magnificent arcade, an architectural peer of the famous Victor Emanuel gallery at Milan. The idea of predicting the disappearance of these old little brick and stone structures, that have for years been the marts for tho city shopping, and telling the story of an architectural masterpiece calculated to revolutionize all existing methods and conditions seems like an oriental dream. Yet a plan is now under way which, if it materializes, as it seems in a fair way to do, will mean the erection of a building which for magnificence of construction as well as for novelty will be equaled by no city in this country, and give to Boston a fame which only one city abroad now enjoys. In brief, several prominent real estate men of this city have been for many months quietly at work arranging for the possession of the entire block of land and buildings bounded by Bromfleld, Washington, Winter and Tremont sts, a huge slice of the shopping district. Their plan is, as soon as the control of this block is obtained, to remove all existing structures and erect in its place a magnificent arcade, where a large part of the retail business of the city, of all natures, can be concentrated, and the stores provided with a unique, elegant and attractive environment.    g By this scheme everything is placed indoors, and, instead of being on the street, the stores will open upon broad covered thoroughfares, free from wet and cold In winter and the hot sun in warm weather. The site selected for the carrying out of the plan indicates the magnitude of the undertaking. When the amount of retail business which is at preseht concentrated within those limits is considered the idea seems even more prodigious. But although the cost of such a structure will be enormous, the gentlemen interested in the plan are confident that the advantages to be secured by It will be such to the merchants, as well as to the public, that the rentals can be placed at a sufficient figure to yield a profit to the promoters. The names of the men foremost in the undertaking cannot be announced, as they have not been able to proceed much farther yet than the preliminary work of the enterprise. As it is, however, some progress has been made beyond the mere discussion of the possibilities of the scheme. Some of the property has already been practically secured. Music hall has already been bonded, as well as several other prominent estates on Bromfleld and Winter sts, and with this start the ultimate success of the undertaking is assured, claim the men interested. With the purchase already of the lot on the Back Bay for a new music hall, and the willingness of the subscribers to construct a building there in the near future, the old building has not proved a very large obstacle to the promoters of this big idea. It is the smaller estates that are expected to hold off. While the land has not all been secured, they are formulating rough plans of the idea which they wish to carry out in this great structure. It will be modeled in the main after the large Victor Emanuel arcade at Milan, which has for nearly 30 years been a great attraction for visitors to, the Italian city, as well as a paying investment for the English company which owns it. This arcade, or "galleria,” as it Is called, was built in 1865, and is the grandest thing of the kind in the world. It is constructed in the most prominent part of the city, having the cathedral opposite one entrance and the celebrated Beala theater at another. The Milan arcade has among its tenants the largest and finest establishments of all lines of business of the city, and the shoppers In that city almost always go to the arcade to trade, no matter w'hat they wish to purchase. By locating the Boston counterpart in the midst of the shopping district the promoters hope to achieve the same results, the centralization of the retail trad'* amid most magnificent and comfortable surroundings. As In Milan, the arcade would present another aspect beside that of an extra-' ordinary trading place. It would become a famous promenade and pleasure resort. In the Italian city, which has extremes of heat and pold, like Boston, the arcade has Become a public blessing, tot it is crowded during the evenings and afternoons by the loiterers, who find it a most congenial shelter from rain or snow and a pleasant retreat during the heated term. Its restaurants and cafes have their crowds of pleasure seekers, who enjoy the mere hovering about, looking at the passing throng, evening after evening, along the brilliantly lighted thoroughfares. The cut which The Globe prints gives an idea of the main thoroughfare of the Victor Emanuel arcade, from the main entrance, which is opposite the cathedral. The high glass domed roof conveys some idea of the freedom with which light is distributed over the interior. The Boston arcade will not be In form exactly like the Milan "galleria,” as the block of land is of such a nature tnat In order to utilize the space to the best advantage it will be necessary to make a departure in the exterior lines. But the general idea and interior arrangement, all of the prominent architectural features, will be taken from the Milan arcade. The cut gives the arcade the appearance of being a three-story affair, surmounted by a heavy cornice, but it is five stories high along the thoroughfares inside. The entrance is more of the nature of a triumphal arch than anything else. Upon a casual observation something like the main entrance to the new union station here is noticed, the detailed elaborations being more ornate. As indicated in the cut, the main entrance, a full arch in form, is prolonged on either side by porticos where promenaders can circulate and find a welcome retreat on rainy days or shade on sunny ones. The second story extends over the sidewalk of the adjoining street, with a series of small arches, from which depend shades. This has been a most welcome feature in Milan. The arcade is of course an imposing structure from an exterior point of view, but the interior takes such precedence in the visitor's estimate that no one ever thinks of describing the outside of the building. It is built In the form of a Latin cross, or very much like two great thoroughfares of unequal lengths, one bisecting the other. It is about 960 feet long, each wing is 48 feet wide, and the cornice is 94 feet from the ground. The arcade has a frontage of 950 feet on the Piazza del Duomo, which, lf this idea were carried out, with a long frontage on Washington, Tremont, Bromfleld and Winter sts, would make that block truly most imposing. The interior is practically a glazed public promenade. The two thoroughfares which form the two arms of the cross are paved with marble and Inclosed in marble walls, while on either side of the ways rise five stories of stores. In these stores can be found dealers of evej;y variety of merchandise; here are gathered the bon ton merchants of the city, while scattered along the way are cafes, restaurants, apartments, Ate. It is as much of a pleasure ground as an avenue of trade.    __ A writer describing the arcade, said it is as wide as a street and as high as a cathedral. The latter simile refers to the monster tower which arises from the point of intersection of the two arms of the cross. The roof above the two thoroughfares is of glass, dome-like in shape, and is practically a double roof, as it is made of two partitions of glass, one six feet above the other. The light coming through is as clear as it Is outside, while at night, with over 2000 electric lights placed in this glazed dome, a literal flood of light is poured into the arcade in such a quantity that subordinate lighting of the stores during the evening is unnecessary. There is no obstruction of the promenades. as the stairways to the apartments above the ground floor are all Inside the lfne of the store space. The crowning grandeur of the interior is, however, at the point of the intersection of the two arms of the cross or the two thoroughfares. They meet in the form of a large octagonal open space, over which there rises an imposing octagonal dome terminating In tower, the crowning stone of which is 185 feet above the walk. This makes a place for public assembly which is un equaled, and which in Boston would place the common way in the back ground as the popular rendezvous. The architects and artists took advan tag© of the opportunities offered for embellishment and decoration in this oc tagonal-domed square in the arcade, for here are placed at the hight of the first story, statues of 16 of Italy’s Illustrious men. Were this Idea carried out in Boston it W'ould furnish the city with a hall for statues which could be made most valuable and attractive. The upper part of the dome is ornamented with elaborate frescoes, representing Europe, America, Africa and Asia, while at the four entrances there are frescoes of art, agriculture, science and industry. The authors of the various guide books and directories to Milan are unan lmous in the statement that the rentals for places in the arcade have continued so high that a substantial profit must be realized from it, and the apartments never go a begging. To give some idea of the time it would take to carry out this plan now under way In Boston, the arcade in Milan, built nearly 30 years ago, was finished in two years after the actual work was commenced. It cost 51.600,000. This arcade has been taken as their idea by the men interested in erecting one for Boston, and has been found to be so well adapted to ail the uses to which it has in ths years past been devoted that only a change of form to conform to the land available would probably be made. There is a famous arcade on the cor ner of Unter der Linden and Friedrich st, Berlin, but it is smaller than the one in Milan, and is not believed to be as practical for Boston’s purpose as the “Galleria” of the Italian city. To secure the land bounded by these four streets the Boston men have un dertaken a big task. The amount of property which they intend securing for the proposed arcade is here appended, with the names of the owners and the assessed valuation: WA8H1KOTOV ST Francis W K dredge ............ Charles M Parker (heir* ct deride*).., William Sheafs, Rdwln Sheaf* 'trustees Harriet Hutchinson)............... Charles I’ Hemen way, W P Bacon end Charles J Morrill (trustee* of Augustus lumenway estate)................. Predilem and Fellows of Harvard college ........................... John Jeffries and Charles P Creenough (trustees of Helen P Dis).. 8144,000 140.000 484.000 Jane N Crew, Mary Y Pickering, Kd-witrd Wiggle, worth, Ueorge Wigg worth and Henrietta C Fits (undivided), jles- Edward K Salisbury, William Dennison (heir or devisees;.................. WIKTKR ST Maria F Andrews................... Dost ih Music Hall association (Music Hall pl)......................... Arthur P Cabot, (lodfrey L Cabot, Samuel Cabot, (one-half undivided)...... Caleb tv hovering (trustee)........... Frederick L Ame*................... Alice Itichardson, Thomas J Dray...... John (J Inches (trustee for Caroline I Hill).   ........................ Margaret VV Reynolds............... lamias I. Riley, Jodali F Klagg........ John C aud VV Phillips, Utorge W Phillips, Anna T Pbiliipe, Martha it Phillips............................ TREMONT ST Daniel Russell (heirs devisees)......... A B Burge**        ............ John C Phillip*, Winhall Phillips, AnnaT Phillips, Marilla K Phillip* ......... Boston Music Hall Association........ BROMFIELD ST Frederick It Sears................... Isaac Pratt Jr...................... Trustees Methodist Episcopal Society... Boston Wesleyan Association.......... William sheafs, Edwin Sheafs, Harriet R Hutchin-ou. Thomas T hlieafe. Mary Ii sheafs..,  ................. William Baston..................... D M Denim -n...................... Francis F. Ballard, Helen H Ingraham... Laura E K Pomeroy, Caroline Pierce... 685.000 834.000 118.000 620,000 796.000 S‘J-8,500 350.000 117.500 84.000 411,600 89.000 103,50<l 103.000 108.000 818,000 1181,000 1804* X) 1,387,900 59.000 787.500 943.000 223.000 543.000 66.000 07.000 Bs, 400 184,800 67.000 Total................?. . 88,994,600 YALE VALEDICTORIAN. Frank Herbert Chase of Haverhill Selected by the Faculty. NEW HAVEN. June ti—It was announced tonight by tho faculty of Yale that the valedictorian of the graduating class would bo Frank Herbert Chase of Haverhill, Mass. Mr Chase prepared tor col lego in the Haverhill high school aud has lei his class for about t wo years of his college course. He has made a specialty of English and Greek literature. The salutatorian will be W. E. Thoms. Waterbury, Luna. IS His Colleague Retains His Seat. Republicans Split Their Vote. Surprising Result of House Contest SharpExchangesfrom Excited Members. No One Seems Satisfied Witt’ What Was Done. Opponents of Meigs Bill Make a Point Measure Recommitted to the Finance Committee. By Its action yesterday In nnseatlnf Representative Doyle and permitting his colleague, Representative Hayes, to retain his seat, the republican majority in the house of representatives gave another exhibition of the apparent inconsistency which has characterized it throughout the session. Petitioners and the two sitting members alike, as well as the auditors In general, were dumbfounded at the announcement of the decision. It was a decision which, in the opinion of the election committee, and of prominent republicans as well as democrats outside, was entirely at variance with the logic of the situation. Representative Bliss of West Springfield, it may be said, voiced the general sentiment in opposition to the remarkable verdict when, after the final vote was announced, he declared that ths republican majority in the house, by reason of its peculiar and illogical action, had stultified itself, and had mad* a decision which for all time would bs referred to as a curiosity in point ol law.    _ Debate on the question at issue, which had begun on Tuesday, extended all through yesterday’s session until 4.10 in the afternoon, when, in accordance with the vote taken earlier in the day, the discussion ended. At that time the prevailing impression was that the report of the committee in favor of the sitting members would be rejected, and that both Hayes and Doyle would be unseated. Gradually, however, the rumor circulated throughout the house that Representative Doyle, by reason of his brother's position as a precinct officer in ward 17 in the last election, was likely to receive more severe treatment than his colleague at the hands of the republicans. This rumor, it will appear, took a tangible form as the voting proceeded. Three votes were taken, the first on the question of substituting the resolve offered by Mr Bailey of Arlington as ae amendment to the cornute© report, providing for the unseating of Hayes and Doyle. The resolve was substitutsd by a yea and nay vote, 123 to 91, an follows) Yeas—Messrs Abbott, Alden, Austin, Bacon, Bailey, C. G. Bancroft, Barker, C. W. Bates, F. H. Bates, J. L. Bates, Beckford, F. P. Bennett, Bixby, F. W. Bliss, Blodgett, Boardman, E. 8. Bradford, F. H. Bradford, Buck, Bullock, Burgess, Butler, Carpenter, Chase, Chester, Clarke, Coffin, Comino, H. 8. Cook, J. O. Cook, M. C, Cook, Cran*. Curtis, Cutler, Darling, Day, Delvey, Drew, Duddy, Eldredge, Ferson, Fisk*, Flint, O. Foss, Fowle, Fuller, Galloups, Gauss, Gillingham, F. S. Gleason, Green, Grover, C. L. Hammond, G, Hammond, Harding, Harlow, Harts* horn, Hastings, D. C. Hathaway, F. W, Hathaway, Hibbard, Higgins, Holt, Howard, Howe, Hubbard, Ives, John, son, Jones. Jordan. Joy, J. Kelley. Kellogg, Knox, Lane, Leach, Lewis, Livermore, Loomis, Lovett, Macomber, Malone, Martin, Merriam, Merrill, Morrill, J. L. Murphy, G. M. Newhall, J. B. Newhall, Perry, Phelps, Pinkbam. B. Porter Jr, J. F. Porter, Quint, Read, C. E. Richardson. J. S. Richardson, Robbins, Roberts, Roe, Rogerson, Kugg. Russell, Sampson, acates, Shipley, Simpson, Soule, Sprague, Spring, Sturtevant, Teamoh, Tilden, Tuttle, Utley, Wellman, Wentworth, Wheeler, White, E. W. Wood, F. C. Wood. I Nays—Messrs Adams, Atwood, 8. Bancroft, F. S. Bennett. H. C. Bliss. Bridges, Brooks, Carroll, D. C. Casey, J. J. 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