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Brooklyn, N. Y., and was graduated from Wesleyan Uni-
versity in 1876, and Columbia College Law School in 1878,
since which time he has been engaged in the active prac-
tice of his profession. He was Assistant United States
District Attorney 1880 to 1883. He was elected to the
Fifty-first Congress as a Republican from the Third Dis-
trict, and was a candidate for re-election, but was defeat-
ed by W. L. Coombs, Democrat, by eighteen_votes. On
January 1, 1895, Mr. Wallace was appointed Judge Advo-
cate-General on the staff of Governor Morton, with the
rank of Brigadier-General.

WARING, GEORGE EDWIN, JR.-Born sixty-one years ago
at Poundridge, New York. He was educated at College
Hill, Poughkeepsie, and later studied agriculture with
the late James J. Mapes. In 1855 he took charge of
Horace Greeley's farm at Chappaqua, and in 1858 he was
given the direction of the agriculture and drainage of
Central Park. Notable among his achievements in this
position was his preparation of the soil for the Mall, and
the planting of the rows of elms that shade it. In 1861 he
went to the war as Major of the Garibaldi Guards, and
after three months' service was appointed Major of
Cavalry by General Fremont. In St. Louis he raised six
companies of cavalry, called the Fremont Hussars. This
cominand was merged into the Fourth Missouri Cavalry,
of which he was commissioned Colonel, and with which he
served till the close of the war. In 1867 Colonel Waring
went to Rhode Island as manager of the Ogden Farm,
where he remained ten years. Subsequently he began
general practice as a drainage engineer. After the yellow-
fever epidemic in Memphis in 1878, Colonel Waring de-
vised the system of sewerage for that city, and the
general features of this system have since been adopted
in many other cities. He was an expert and special
agent for the tenth census, with charge of the social
statistics of cities, and was the author of the articles
"History and Present Condition of New Orleans," and
the "Report on the City of Austin, Texas," in the tenth
census reports. Since 1882 he has been a member of the
National Board of Health. In his practice as a drainage
engineer Colonel Waring has been called in consultation
in many cities of the country, and he is generally regarded
by engineers with sewerage problems to solve as the
most competent and ingenious adviser in the country.
He has in this capacity originated many sanitary im-
provements in the drainage of houses and towns. In-
deed, a large part of Colonel Waring's life has been de-
voted to work in engineering, drainage, sewage, and the
disposal of the last. In this work he has been called
upon to organize and command large forces of men, and
his success in these undertakings makes it only reasonable
to expect that he will succeed in cleaning the streets of
New York and keeping them clean. To the progressive
farmers of the country Colonel Waring is known as an
enlightened writer on agricultural subjects; to engineers
he is known as a writer on drainage and sanitation; and
to the general reader he long ago commended himself by
the charming accounts he has given of his travels in this
country and in foreign lands. Colonel Waring is not a
politician, though the practical experts in politics would

probably set him down as a mugwump. He has written
many works. Among others may be mentioned, "Sewer-
age and Sewage, Disposal of, Providence, R. I.," Newport,
R. I.. 1885: Suggestions for the Sanitary Drainage of
Washington, D. C.," the Toner Lectures, and published
in the Smithsonian Miscellaneous Documents; "Village
Improvement and Farm Villages," Boston, 1877; "Con-
cerning Rudolph Hering's Project for the Sewerage of
Binghamton, Ñ. Y."; "The Elements of Agriculture,"
New York, 1890; Methods of Sewage Disposal for Towns,
Public Institutions and Isolated Houses," New York and
London, 1894; "Report on the Condition of the Sewers of
Memphis, Tenn.," March 4, 1893; "The Separate System
of Sewerage," Newport, R. I.. 1882; "Sewerage and
Land Drainage," New York and London, 1889; "The
Sewerage of Keene and Laconia, N. H.; Report to
State Board of Health of New Hampshire, etc., etc.

WEBB, WILLIAM HENRY.-Born June 19, 1816, in New
York City. Was educated at a private school and in the
Columbia College Grammar School when it was attached
to the old college in Murray street. He served for six
years as an apprentice with his father in New York
City at ship-building, and began business on his own
account at twenty-three years of age, retiring from a
shipyard thirty years thereafter, having built more ves-
sels than any other builder of that date-most of them
of the largest tonnage in this or any other country.
Subsequently be was engaged extensively in running
steamships and establishing new mail routes. He con-
structed vessels and steamships for the United States,
Mexican, Russian, Italian and French Governments,
and established opposition lines of steamers from New
York to different ports in Europe; from New York to
San Francisco via Nicaragua. He also established the
first American line from San Francisco to New Zealand
and Australia, via the Sandwich and Samoa Islands in
1870. He has never held any political office, but was
president for fourteen years of a body of tax-payers, en-
deavoring to secure the passage of good laws and defeat-
ing the passage of bad ones. Was tendered the nomina-
tion for Mayor of the City of New York by both the Re-
publican and Democratic parties, but declined. In 1876
the Order of Knighthood of St. Maurice and Lazarus one
of the oldest in Italy, was conferred on Mr. Webb by King
Victor Emanuel, he having constructed the two first iron-
clads ever built in this country for the Italian Govern-
ment. One of the many charitable enterprises of Mr.
Webb's is his Academy and Home for Shipbuilders, occu-
pying thirteen acres of land on Fordham Heights. This
Home affords free and gratuitous aid, relief and support
to the aged decrepit invalids, indigent or unfortunate
men who have been engaged in building hulls of ships or
vessels or marine engines together with the lawful wives
of such persons, also to educate any young man in the art
of shipbuilding, both theoretical and practical, together
with board, lodging and necessary implements and ma-
terials while obtaining it. Is a member of the Century,
Union, Republican, City, and the earliest member of the
Union League Club, and is a member of the Committee of


ANDREWS, HARVEY T.-Artist. Born June 28, 1867, in
Tarrytown, N. Y. Educated in the public schools of his
native town until 16 years of age, when he came to New
York and studied at the Cooper Union Art School. He is
a Republican in politics and was elected to the Assembly
from the Twenty-sixth District at the election held No-
vember 6, 1894, by 1,200 majority.

ARNOUX, WILLIAM HENRY -Born in New York City sixty
odd years ago. At fifteen years of age he was fitted for
entrance to the Junior Class of Princeton College, but his
father chose a mercantile life for him, and he entered a
cloth house in this city, in which he continued for four
years. A business life, however, not proving congenial,
at the age of nineteen he became a law student in the
office of Horace Holden, and after a four years' study was
admitted to the Bar, and in 1855 became a partner in the
law firm of Thayer & Arnoux. this parnership continuing
until 1858. For ten years thereafter he practiced his pro-
fession without a partner. For a year or two subsequently
he was a member of the firm of Wright, Merrihew & Ar-
noux, and in 1870 the firm of Arnoux, Ritch & Woodford

was organized. This lasted until Mr. Arnoux was called
to the Bench and his associate, Governor Woodford, to the
office of United States District Attorney for the Southern
District of New York. Subsequently they returned to the
old firm, and the business is now continued under the firm
name of Arnoux, Ritch & Woodford as before. In the fall
of 1882 Judge Arnoux was appointed by Governor Cor-
nell to fill the place on the Bench of the Superior Court
of New York made vacant by the resignation of Judge
Speir. During his term of judicial service he made an
enviable record, and many important cases containing
moot questions were finally settled during his term, and
are now undoubted precedents in the law, owing to his
profound study and thorough and scholarly research into
the questions involved. He is the author of an important
work entitled "The Dutch in America," printed privately
in 1890. It was an argument presented to the Court of
Appeals of New York in an elevated railroad case then
pending, in which the fundamental question involved was
whether the Dutch Rom in law prevailed in Manhattan
Island before 1664, under which law the railroad claimed
that the State absolutely owned the streets, and that

adjacent owners had no rights or easements therein.
This question depended upon the determination of the
historical question. Who under the law of nations discov-
ered and settled New York? Judge Arnoux says: "The
title of the City of New York was acquired by England by
original discovery; the grant to Cabot reverted to the
crown by his death; the grant to Raleigh escheated on
judgment in attainder; the grant to Virginia was can-
celed by quo warranto proceedings; the grant to New
England was voluntarily surrendered; the title of the
Dutch in 1673 was acquired by conquest in 1674, and the
grant to James passed to the crown on his accession to
the throne. There was one other possible transmission
which did not take place-England never bought it. Hers
by original right, hers it continued to be until 1673, and
her laws governed it (except for a few months in 1673 and
1674) until it was wrested from her by successful revolu-
tion in 1776, when the United States became a nation."
He also published in 1891 "An Alphabetical List of the
Translators of the Dies Ira" and "The Discovery and
Settlement of New York, Considered in its Legal Aspect."
He is a member of the Church Temperance Society, a life
member of the Young Men's Christian Association and
Excise Reform Association, a trustee of the New York
Board of Trade and Transportation, one of the founders
of the Union League Club, a member of the Bar Associa-
tion, and during 1889 and 1890 was president of the New
York State Bar Association. He was a principal figure in
the Pan-Republican Convention held during the late Co-
lumbian celebration. He is a member of the Republican,
Church and Patriarchs clubs, of the American Geograph-
ical and New England Societies, of the Metropolitan Mu-
seum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History,
of the Sons of the American Revolution, and is one of the
vice-presidents of the Society for the Prevention of

BRINCKERHOFF. JOHN H.-Born November 24, 1829 at Ja-
maica, Queens County, New York. He was educated in
the common schools until fifteen years of age, and was then
apprenticed as a machinist and engineer with the Long
Island Railroad Company. In 1854 he accepted a position
as foreman of the machine shops of the New York Cen-
tral Railroad at Syracuse, N. Y., and in the following year
took charge of the shops of the Michigan Southern and
Northern Indiana Railroad at Adrian, Mich. In 1857 he
returned to Jamaica and embarked in mercantile pursuits.
In 1866 was elected trustee of the village of Jamaica, a
member of the Board of Education, and was its treasurer
for four years. For thirteen years he has been supervisor
of the town. He has been a trustee of the Jamaica Sav-
ings Bank for twenty-five years, and in 1892 was elected
its treasurer. He represen's Queens County in the Muni-
cipal Consolidated Inquiry Commission.

CAMMANN, HERMAN HENRY.-Born January 30, 1845, in
New York City. He was one of the founders of, and for
three years president of the New York Real Estate Ex-
change. He was educated at the school of George C.
Anthon in this city, and in 1864 entered business life as
a clerk in Wall street, and subsequently obtained a posi-
tion in the Bank of America. A year or so later he started
in the real estate business, in which he continues to the
present time. He is a vestryman of Trinity Church, a
Governor of the New York Hospital, Treasurer of the
Home for Old Men and Aged Coup'es, trustee of the House
of Mercy, President of the Society for Improving Working-
men's Homes, and Treasurer of the Endowment Fund of
St. Mary's Free Hospital for Children. He is a member of
the City and Church Club and of the American Museum
of Natural History, and Chairman of the Sub-Committee
of the Committee of Seventy on Small Parks.

DEVOE, FREDERIC WILLIAM -Born January 26, 1828, in
New York City. He attended a private school until about
thirteen years of age, and in 1843 went to Spotswood, N. J.,
as a clerk in a country store. He returned to New York in
1816, and accepted a clerkship with a firm of drug and
paint brokers in Wall street. In 1852 he formed the firm
of Raynolds & Devoe, and in 1864 the firm of F. W. Devoe
& Co. was organized, which has recently been changed to
the Chas. T. Raynolds & F. W. Devoe Paint and Oil Co. He
is a member of the Fulton and Church Clubs, of the Hol-
land Society and the American Museum of Natural History
and of the Consolidation Inquiry Commission.

FAUNCE, W. H. P.-Clergyman. Born in 1859 at Wor-
cester, Mass. He was educated at Brown University,
graduating in 1880, and at Newton Theological Seminary
in 1884. He subsequently taught mathematics at Brown
University for one year. He was pastor of the Baptist
Church, at Springfield, Mass., from 1884 to 1889, and be-
came pastor of the Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, New
York, in the later year, He is one of the vice-presidents
of the City Vigilance League.

GOADBY, ARTHUR M.-Born February 19, 1867, and was
graduated from Harvard College in the Class of '89. He
is Secretary of the Committee of Co-Operation and Affili-
ated Clubs of the City Club, and has been active in ex-
tending the Good Government Clubs throughout the
State having outlined a plan of organization. He is a
member of the New York Athletic and City Clubs, and
Good Government Club "D."

GOFF, JOHN W.-Is a native of Ireland, where he was
born forty-six years ago. He came to New York when a
young man. As a boy he ran away to sea, where he spent
about fifteen years. He supported himself by doing news-
paper work at night while he studied law in the day time.
He was admitted to the Bar in 1876 and has since devoted
himself to the criminal practice entirely. He served as
Assistant District Attorney and was once a candidate for
the District Attorneyship. He was elected Recorder of
the City of New York at the election held November 6,
1894, on the Reform ticket, receiving 158,908 votes against
104,159 votes cast for Frederick Smyth, Tammany.

GRACE, WILLIAM R.-Born in Ireland in 1833. He came
to America when fourteen years of age, and obtained a
clerkship in the shipping house, but four years later he
returned to Ireland and established in Liverpool, Eng.,
the firm of Wm. R. Grace & Co. This business he con-
tinued for two years, when he sold out and came back to
America. In 1851 he went to Peru, South America, and
established the firm of Bryce, Grace & Co.. which in a few
years controlled the foreign shipping trade of the South
American Coast. Firms were also established as follows:
W. R. Grace & Co., New York; Thomas Williams & Co.,
Liverpool; I. W. Grace & Co.. San Francisco; and Grace
Bros. & Co., Callao. William R. Grace has an interest in
all these firms and controls a large portion of the trade
between South America and the United States. He has
been president of the Export Lumber Company, a direct-
or in the Marine, Lincoln and Emigrant Savings Banks,
and receiver of the Continental Life Insurance Company.
In 1880, when the New York Herald made its famine con-
tribution to Ireland, and the United States steamship
Constellation carried the relief to that country, Mr. Grace
contributed one-fourth of the entire cargo, which cost
him about $50,000. In 1880 he was elected Mayor of New
York on the Democratic ticket, and re-elected again in
1884. In 1890 the firm of W. R. Grace & Co. effected a
settlement of the debt of Peru by arranging a satisfactory
compromise between the Peruvian Government and its
bondholders in England. Mr. Grace is the head of the
New York State Democracy Party.

GREEN, ANDREW HASWELL.-Born at Greenhill, Wor-
cester, Mass. Was educated in the Academy of that
town with a view to his future entrance into West Point,
but he entered a New York business house where he re-
mained several years. Subsequently he spent consider-
able time in the West Indies and upon his return to New
York studied law with Samuel J. Tilden, and soon after
his admission to the Bar became Mr. Ti den's law partner.
His first political office was a school trustee of the Four-
teenth Ward. In 1854 he was a member of the Board of
Education, and in 1855 was elected its president. In 1857
he was appointed Central Park Commissioner and upon
the organization of the Park Board was elected its treas-
urer and subsequently became its president and later
Comptroller of the Park, a position which was especially
created for him. It is mainly owing to his efforts that
this world-renowned pleasure ground assumed the scope
and character which it presents to-day. In 1871 when the
Tweed exposures were made. Comptroller Richard B.
Connolly appointed Mr. Green Deputy Comptroller, and
surrendered to him the entire e ntrol of the office soon
after the theft of a part of the vouchers which implicated
William M. Tweed and other members of the ring. Mr.
Green was afterward appointed Comptroller for the full
term. He was succeeded by John Kelly in 1876. In 1880
he was again appointed a Park Commissioner by Mayor
Cooper. In 1881 he was one of the commissioners to re-
vise the Tax Laws of the State of New York. In 1883 he
was appointed by the then Governor, Grover Cleveland,
member of the Niagara Park Commission, and soon after
became its president to which commission he has since
been re-appointed by Governors Hill and Flower. In 1890
Governor Hill appointed him one of the commissioners of
the Consolidation Inquiry Commission. The consolida-
tion of certain areas around this city into a Greater New
York is a project which has been advocated by Mr. Green
since 1868, and he is the president of the Commission
which was created upon his petition to the Legislature,
and in favor of which the people of this section cast an
affirmative vote at the last election. Mr. Green was a
member of the Constitutional Convention. He is one of
the executors under the will of Mr. Samuel J. Tilden, a
director in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Juvenile

Asylum, Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children,
New York Historical Society, Geographical Society, Gene-
alogical Society, Society for the Advancement of Sci-
ence, the State Bar Association, the Worcester Anti-
quarian Society, besides being a trustee for several rail-
roads and executor for various estates.

HARBURGER. JULIUS.-Born February 22, 1851, in New
York City. He received a public school education at the
old school house on Fifth street, near Avenue D. He is the
Grand Master of the Independent Order Free Sons of Is-
rael of the United States. He has been president of the
Steckler Association for fourteen years, and a member
of various fraternal and charitable organizations. He
was clerk of the Fourth District Court when appointed
Excise Commissioner by Mayor Strong in 1895.

KELLY, EDMOND.-Lawyer. Born May 28, 1851, and was
educated at Columbia College, graduating in 1870, and at
St. John's College, Cambridge, graduating in 1875, and
elected F. G. S. of the same year. He studied law at the
Columbia College Law School and was graduated in 1877.
He was admitted licencie en droit at the École de droit,
in Paris, France, in 1874. He practiced law in America
with Coudert Bros. from 1877 to 1879, and in Paris from
1879 to 1890, retiring in that year. He resumed the prac-
tice of the law in New York City in 1894. He is a member
of the City, Century, University, Athletic, Riding, Law-
yers', Fencers' and Columbia College Alumni Association;
a member of the Board of Trustees of the City Club and
of its Executive Committee, and has been very active in
the reform movement and in the establishment of the
Good Government Club system.

KINGSLEY, WILLIAM M.-Broker. Born in New York
City in 1863 and was educated at the New York Univer-
sity, graduating in 1883. He is a member of the Stock
Exchange firm of Kingsley & Mabon. He is Treasurer of
the Psi Upsilon Club and Treasurer of the City Vigilance

MCANENY, GEORGE.-Born December 24, 1869, at Green-
ville, N. J. He was graduated from the Normal School
in Jersey City in 1885, and for several years was engaged
in writing for various periodicals. In 1892 he was elected
assistant secretary of the Civil Service Reform Associa-
tion and in 1894 was chosen its secretary and in the same
year was elected secretary of the National Civil Service
Reform League. He is a member of the Sub-Committee
of the Committee of Seventy on Civil Service.

MORGAN, JOHN PIERPONT.-Born in Hartford, Conn.,
April 17, 1837. Son of Junius Spencer Morgan, banker.
Educated at the English High School in Boston, and then
studied at the University of Göttingen, Germany. Re-
turned to the United States in 1857, and entered the bank-
ing firm of Duncan, Sherman & Co., of New York. In
1860 he became agent and attorney in the United States for
George Peabody & Co. of London. He became junior
partner in the banking firm of Dabney, Morgan & Co., in
1864, and that of Drexel, Morgan & Co., in 1871; in con-
sequence of the death of his father, inherited his interest
in the house of J. S. Morgan & Co., London, England, in
1890. In consequence of the death of Mr. Drexel in 1893
the firm name was changed January 1, 1895, to J. P. Mor-
gan & Co., both in New York and London, England. This
house was among the chief negotiators of railroad bonds
and was active in the reorganization of the West Shore
Railroad, and its absorption by the New York Central. In
1887 it was conspicuous in the reorganization of the Phila-
delphia & Reading Railroad, which a syndicate formed by
Mr. Morgan, placed on a sound basis. In 1895 the gold re-
serve in the United States Treasury having fallen below the
$100,000,000 limit, and, in consequence, the Government
being threatened with serious financial disturbances, Con-
gress having failed to enact legislation to secure and main-
tain an adequate gold reserve, Mr. Morgan and his associ-
ates supplied the Treasury with over sixty-four million
dollars in gold in exchange for bonds, thereby averting a
panic and restoring confidence and prosperity in the bus-
iness and financial world. He is a director of the New
York Central & Hudson River Railroad Co., and in many
important financial and public institutions. He is a
member of the Metropolitan, Union League, Century,
Knickerbocker, Tuxedo, Union, Racquet, Riding, Whist,
Players. Lawyers', Seawanhaka Yacht and New York
Yacht Clubs, of the National Academy of Design, Metro-
politan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural
History, American Geographical Society, Mendelssohn
Glee Club and Patriarchs Society, and is Vice-Chairman
of the Committee of Seventy, and a member of its
Finance Committee.

OLIN, STEPHEN HENRY.-Born in 1847 at Middletown,
Conn. He is the son of Rev. Stephen Olin, LL. D., Presi-

dent of Wesleyan University, where he was graduated in
1866. He was admitted to the Bar, and is now engaged in
the active practice of his profession, being a member of the
law firm of Oin, Rives & Montgomery. He is Lieuten-
ant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General of the First
Brigade, N. G., S. N. Y. He has never held any public
office except that of a commissioner to revise school
laws, appointed in 1893. He is a member of the Players',
Down-Town, Century, University, Lawyers', and Com-
monwealth Clubs, of the Bar Association, and Chairman
of the Sub-Committee of the Committee of Seventy on
Public Schools.

Mass., April 17, 1842. Was graduated at Amherst Col-
lege in 1866; studied theology at Halle in 1869, and at
Leipsic in 1872 and 1873. He was principal of the High
school at Amherst in 1867, and a professor in Williston
Seminary, East Hampton, Mass., in 1870 to 1871. He was
pastor of the Congregational Church at Lenox, Mass.,
from 1874 to 1880, when he was called to the Madison
Square Presbyterian Church, New York City. Upon the
death of the Rev. Dr. Howard Crosby he was elected
president of the Society for the Prevention of Crime,
which is a chartered association authorized by the Leg-
islature to engage in the business of suppressing crime.
Early in 1890 Dr. Parkhurst delivered his memorable ad-
dress to the congregation of his church, in which he ar-
raigned the Tammany officials of New York City, and in
a moment stepped outside of the path of peace and qui-
etude and subjected himself to the malice of a powerful
political organization. To the Society for the Prevention
of Crime he declared, "The chief criminals of the c ty of
New York are those who are in political power, and the
servants of the public supported by public taxes are the
abettors and accessories of those crimes which are the
result of the disposition to immorality, to gambling and
to drink. We shall never suppress these crimes until we
suppress the influences which make it possible for them
to exist, and I propose, as president of the Society for the
Prevention of Crime, that we give battle aga ust these
men and the system which they have created."
In pur-
suance of this text Dr. Parkhurst, with orderly discipline,
skill, discretion and strategy, began the attack, and the
battle was continued relentlessly until the popular verdict,
as expressed at the polls on November 6, 1894, brought this
conflict to a triumphant conclusion. Dr. Parkhurst, who
was comparatively unknown to the public a few years
ago, and then only as a rather secluded pastor, has been
revealed as a man of extraordinary executive ability and
a strategist capable of coping with the cunning and sup-
ple enemy which confronted him. The story of the great
conflict is fully told in the work recently written by Dr.
Parkhurst, entitled "Our Fight with Tammany," and
published by Charles Scribner's Sons. It is written in the
author's characteristic uncompromising style, and pre-
sents a detailed account of the progressive steps which
resulted in the Lexow Investigation and the defeat of
Tammany Hall at the polls.

RIVES, GEORGE LOCKHART.--Born May 1, 1849, in New
York City. Educated at Columbia College graduating in
1868, subsequently studied at Trinity College, Cambridge,
England. He returned to the United States and entered
the Columbia College Law School, graduating in 1873.
Was admitted to the Bar and has been engaged in the
practice of the law in New York City except from 1887 to
1889 when he held the position of Assistant Secretary of
State of the United States.

ROGERS, ARCHIBALD.-Forty-three years of age and an
engineer by profession. As a young man he served his
time as an apprentice in the Rogers Locomotive Works,
Paterson, N. J. He took a special course of studies in
engineering at Sheffield Scientific School and at Yale
College in 1872 and 1873. He was one of the engineers on
the steamship City of Tokio and went to China from New
York in that capacity on that vessel. He was afterward
one of the engineer corps that built the Delaware, Lacka-
wanna & Western Railway Terminal in Bergen, N. J. He
has been president for several years of the Jacksonville,
Tampa & Key West Railway and Indian River Steamboat
Co npany in Florida, and vice president of the Cornwall
& Lebanon Railway in Pennsylvania. He is a trustee of
St. Stephen's College and a trustee and one of the Execu-
tive Committee of the American Museum of Natural His-
tory of New York City. In 1891 he was a candidate for
the Assembly on the Republican ticket, from Dutchess
County, and was defeated by a small majority. In
yachting he built and raced the Bedouin, Tom-Boy,
Wasp, and was managing owner of the cup defender
Colonia. He is a member of the Century, Knicker-
bocker, University, Metropolitan, New York Yacht, East-
ern Yacht and Seawanhaka Yacht Clubs and the Sons of
the Revolution. He was formerly on General Fitzgerald's

staff of the First Brigade, N. G. S. N. Y., as an Aide-de-
Camp, with the rank of Captain, and was appointed Janu-
ary 1, 1895, Aide-de-Camp on Governor Morton's staff,
with the rank of Colonel. He resides most of the year at
his country place, Crumwold Hall, H, de Park-on-Hudson.

ROMAINE, LEWIS TYSON.-Merchant. Is Treasurer of
the Maritime Association and is a member of the Univer-
sity, Colonial and the New York Athletic Clubs, and was
a member of the Sub-Committee of the Committee of
Seventy on the Improvement of the Water Front.

ROOT, ELIHU.-Lawyer. Born February 15, 1845, in Clin-
ton, Oneida County, N. Y. His father Oren was Profes-
sor of Mathematics in Hamilton College from 1849 to 1885.
The son was graduated there in 1864. Was admitted to
the Bar, and settled in New York City, where he has since
continued in the practice of his profession, having attained
a high reputation as a lawyer. In 1883 to 1885 he was
United States District Attorney for the Southern District
of New York. He is a member of the Bar Association,
Metropolitan, City, Vaudeville, Union League, University,
Republican, Century, Commonwealth. Players', Down
Town and Riding Clubs; of the Sigma Phi, the Metropol-
itan Museum of Art and the New England Society. He
was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1894.

STARIN, JOHN HENRY.-Born August 27, 1825, in Sam-
monsville, Fulton County, N. Y. He was educated at Es-
perance Academy in Schoharie County and studied medi-
cine at Albany. He was subs-quently a clerk in a drug
store and came to New York in 1856 and began the manu-
facture of medicines and toilet articles. Just previous to
the war he disposed of his drug manufactory and engaged
in the transportation business, which he continues to the
present time, and which has grown to be an immense es-
iaolishment for the handling and lighterage of freight.
In political life he was first appointed as Postmaster at
Fultonville, N. Y., from 1848 to 1852, and in 1876 he was
elected to Congress from the Twentieth Congressional
District and re-elected in 1878. He was tendered a third
term but declined. Mr. Starin's many free annual excur-
sions given to the poor and working classes of New York
City are a source of great good to those who otherwise
would be unable to obtain this recreation. He is a mem-
ber of the Down-Town, Lawyers', New York Athletic. New

York Yacht Clubs: Union College Alumni, New England
Sciety, Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum
of Natural History, Holland Society, and of the New York
Rapid Transit Commission.

STRANAHAN, JAMES S. T.-Born April 25, 1808, at Peter-
boro, N. Y. He attended school in his native town until
seventeen years of age, being fitted for a civil engineer,
but later embarked in mercantile pursuits. He founded
the manufacturing village of Florence, Oneida County,
N. Y., from 1832 to 1838, and was elected to the Assembly,
in 1838, on the Whig ticket. In 1840 he removed to New-
ark, N. J., and in 1844 moved to Brooklyn, N. Y., where,
in 1848, he was elected an Alderman. In 1850 he was
nominated for Mayor but was defeated. In 1854 he was
elected to Congress. In 1857 was a member of the first
Metropolitan Police Commission. In 1864 was President...l
Elector on the Lincoln and John-on ticket, having been a
Delegate to the Republican National Conventions of 100
and 1864. He was President of the Brooklyn Park C.-
mission from 1860 to 1882, and it is mainly through his
efforts that Prospect Park was established and beautified.
He is known as the "First Citizen" of Brooklyn and
enjoys the unusual distinction of having had a statue
erected to him during his lifetime. He was one of the
Brooklyn Bridge Trustees retiring in 1885 and is Vice-
President of the Consolidation Inquiry Commission.

TERRY, M. O.--Surgeon. Born June 21, 1848, at Water-
vliet Center, Albany County, N.Y. He was educated at the
Academy aud High Schools in Ashtabula, Ohio. In 1872
he was graduated at the Cleveland Homeopathic Hospital
College and in 1873 located in Utica, N. Y. In 1878 he was
elected president of the Homeopathic Medical Society of
Oneida County and to the presidency of the Homeopathic
Medical Soc ety of the State of New York in 1885. In 188
he was appointed Surgeon with the rank of Major on the
s'aff of Brigadier-General Dering of the Fourth Brigade.
In 1895 he was elected an active member of the Associa
tion of Military Surgeons of the United States, and in
February of the same year was made president of tl
As-ociation of Medical Officers of the National Guard ai!
Naval Militia of the State of New York. On January 1,
1895, he was appointed Surgeon-General on the staff of
Governor Morton with the rank of Brigadier-General.


Page 100 The City Vigilance League was duly incorporated under the Laws of the State of New York, in April, 1895. The Directors are Rev. Dr. Charles H. Parkhurst, Augustus W. Abbott, Matthew Beattie, Charles H. Broas, Charles Cook, John Langdon Erving, Frank S. Grob, Walter G. Kammerer, Edwin S. Kassing, William M. Kingsley, William E. Knox, Charles E. Lawton, Edward M. Lyman, Frank Moss, Thomas L. McClintock, Charles A. B. Pratt, Julius H. Seymour, William Howe Tolman, Girard B. Townsend, and Abraham L. Wolbarst.

The objects of the League are stated: "To promote social intercourse among persons specially interested in good government for the city of New York; to quicken among the members of the society an appreciation of their municipal obligations; to acquaint them with existing conditions; to familiarize them with the machinery of the municipal government; to make conspicuous the respects in which such government is languidly or criminally administered; to regard with jealous concern the point at which private interest enters into competition with the general good in every legal and moral way; to repress in the community what makes for its detriment, and to foster whatsoever seems fitted to promote its advantage."

Page 157-lines 10, 11, 12, 13-should read: Majorities-Strong, for Mayor, 4,464; Goff, for Recorder, 3,708; Wilds, for Assemblyman, 2,209; Hall, for Alderman, 2,595. The figures given being the total vote.

Page 162-read Daniel Nason, Secretary, vice Charles Taber.

Page 179-Club of the Tenth Assembly District, read C. A. Watson, Secretary, vice Charles H. Kelby.

Page 259-read the annual meeting of the City Club was held April 3, 1895. The election of trustees resulted in the selection of the following Board : For trustees to fill vacancies, class of 1896: Gustav H. Schwab and Henry C. Tinker. For trustees for full term, class of 1896: Wager Swayne, J. Kennedy Tod, David B. Ogden, Robert S. Minturn and George M. Cumming.

Secretary Pryor's report referred in detail to the various agencies through which the club is carrying on its work for good government, and it touched upon the particular questions on which last fall's contest was fought. In part it it states:

The first great victory for this movement was gained in the pitched battle in which Tammany Hall was routed in November. All the politicians arrayed against Tammany Hall at that time recognized the fact that the theory of nonpartisanship in municipal matters had received such popular recognition that no faction opposed to Tammany could refuse to adopt that theory.

Accordingly, we beheld many politicians whose taste for spoils had not in fact been dulled contending for non-partisanship, apparently with might and main. This was a sure sign that progress had been made in educating the people in that theory, for no one supposed that the machine politicians would embrace non-partisanship unless upon compulsion. When it had served its turn as a bait for the good, easy citizen, the factions were quite ready to discard it.

Indeed, the bitterest abuse directed against Mayor Strong comes from those very politicians, and is provoked by his efforts to stand by his promises to conduct a strictly non-partisan administration. It is, perhaps, not too much to say that the victory of this principle was due in part to the educational work of the City Club, and to the influence of the numerous Good Government Clubs started and fostered by it.

Frederick Bronson, the club's treasurer, reported that its total receipts for the year had aggregated $53,000, and that there is a balance in the treasury of about $12,000.

Page 328-Levi P. Morton total, for 144.308 read 124,308.

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