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YoL. No.SS7. Entered t Pittsburg l'ostofflce.
November 14, 18S7, as second-class matter.
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The ordinance introduced into Councils
last evening looting toward taking down
the overhead electric wires of the Pleasant
Valley Railway is so manifestly aimed at a
single corporation, and goes so lar in the di
rection of making fletb. of some electric
companies and fowl of another, that we do
not think Councils can afford to pass it in
its present shape. The only way to rid the
streets of the overhead wires is to treat all
corporations alike.
There is probably little room for donbt
that the electric railway's structures add
something to the danger, and a great deal
to the obstruction, of onr streets, from the
overhead wire nuisance. The Dispatcii
has clearly and consistently urged that til
such wires be put underground; and
an ordinance lor that purpose will
receive its hearty support But the
passenger railway company is not the only,
or the chief offender in this respect. Arc
light wires are strung all over the city. A
net work of telegraph and telephone wires
obstruct the streets; and immense masts dis
figure the city. As regards tension the rail
way's wires are no more dangerous than
those of the light companies, while as re
gards obstruction and disfigurement their
iron poles are superior to the ugly masts
which other corporations have planted ev
erywhere. If the ordinance should provide that all
electric wires must go underground, the
Pleasant Valley company wijl have no
ground for complaint Or, if Councils can
not go that length in facing the united cor
porations, let it make the ordinance refer to
all wires bearing an electric current exceed
ing two or three hundred volts. Such pro
visions will be just and impartial, but this
measure is not
To shut out this single company and leave
all the others untouched, is to permit the
danger to go practically unabated and to
subject the business in which the different
companies are engaged, to the grossest
The statement was published yesterday
that there is quite a rush for space in the
Industrial Exposition to be made on the
visit of the Pan-American delegates here,
and that some of the manufacturers who
had failed to make exhibits at the regular
exhibition just closed will find themselves
left on the outside at the coming show. It
is certainly to be hoped that this occasion
will impress on all Pittsburg firms the im
portance of making the regular Exposition
a full exponent of P'ttsburg industries; but
there is no apparent reason why the useful
ness of the coming exhibition should be re
stricted. There are two large buildings, one of
which will be entirely vacant bv the end of
the week. If the exhibit can be made to fill
the main building, as well as the machinery
building, it will be so much the better for
the exhibitors, for the Exposition and for
It is rather pleasant in these times when
the suspicion of scandal and frequently
so much more than suspicion is general
with regard to the leaders in politics both
cf this republic and of France, to read of
the testimony by an authority like Emile
Zola, to the irreproachability of President
Carnot. In an interview on French politics
he says of the President: "Xot a single mud
splash has reached his faultless overcoat."
This testimony is more convincing from
the nndoubted talent and disposition of
Zola, if there were any mud splashes, to de
tect and point them out The apostle of gutter
realism would not be likely to spare the
French President for the sake of convention
alities or out of respect to his high position.
When Zola says Carnot is immaculate we
can feci for the pang with which he bears
testimony to the fact; but we can also re
joice in the purity of the French President
as beyond question.
The tumble in the Xew York stock mar
ket, yesterday, was nothing more than a
large-sized and significant demonstration of
the old proverb that "what goes up must
come down." Talk about tight money and
unfavorable conditions of business is heard
as giving the proximate causes; bnt the
tight money was simply due to the demand
for funds'to carry big speculations, and the
cut rates of a Western road would not break
the market if it had not been boosted on the
apparent presumption that everything was
going to be favorable for stocks, now and
forever. The decline is the inevitable and
legitimate result of speculative ballooning.
'The ballooning has not been very aggravated
and the decline will not, therefore, be very
severe. The largest degree of inflation has
been in the trust business, and the trust
certificates are, consequently, the leaders in
the tumble. Legitimate trade and industry
which have kept on a sonnd and conserva
tive basis, need not fear that they will be
drawn into these purely speculative com
The means which the Democrats at Hano
ver Court House, Va., adopted to silence
the campaign oratory of Julius CaJsar Bur
rows the other day was doubtless very
success ul; but somehow it fails to convince
the impartial hearer of tbe political superi
ority of the Virginia Democracy. lir.
Burrows commenced to address a meeting
at that place the other day; but some ardent
Democrats brought out a tame bear, which
climbed trees and otherwise performed
tricks so as to render it impossible for Mr.
Narrows to go on with his speech.
cessfal; but it is calculated to provoke a
number of reflections which are less com
plimentary to the Democrats than those en
thusiastic Jacksonians mighthave expected.
It must be conceded that the tame bear
method of breaking up Bepublican meet
ings is a much more genial and good humored
method than the regulation Southern
vayNof doing it with shotguns and
revolvers. In that light it
is to be recognized as an advance; but still it
leaves a great deal of room for improvement
However sophistical Mr. Burrow's argu
ments on the subjects of tariffs or the Vir
ginia debt may have been, it was hardly a
complete refutation of them to make a bear
climb a tree; and whatever attack on the
cherished institutions of the South may be
involved in the success of the party he sup-,
ports, we fail to see that their hcinousness is
exposed by making the bear get up on his
hind legs and growl.
In fact, however good the joke may seem
to ardent Democrats of tfaeursinestamp, per
haps intelligent people may think that the
joke is the other way, when Virginia Demo
crats themselves reduce their politics to the
level of bear-dancing.
The avowal and repetition by President
Roberts of the views credited to him in his
speech at the Pittsburg Club, last week,
leaves no room for doubt either as to the
fact of the speech or the declaration of the
President of the Pennsylvania Bailroad
that he is Opposed to pooling; that he be
lieves in competition, and that he recognizes
the right of Pittsburg with other trade cen
ters to competing roads.
"While tbe surprise of such a speech from
such a source naturally gave rise to some
doubts, it is pleasant to give full recogni
tion to Mr. Roberts' declarations, because
the principles which he states are funda
mentally and essentially correct It is
true that the legitimate interests of the
Pennsylvania Bailroad require no support
from pools or trusts. It is true that it need
not fear the destruction of its property by
competing lines. It would have been more
prosperous to day if it bad relused to be
dragooned into the railway combination
which built up the Standard Oil Company;
and every competing line, that comes into
"Western Pennsylvania at least, brings its
own recompense to the Pennsylvania Bail
road by the increased business resulting
from the property which they produce.
It is well that President Roberts has
recognized and declared these principles.
"We hope that he will not have to be re
minded of them when the business interests
of Pennsylvania next undertake to build a
legitimate railway through the State.
One of our leading manufacturing firms
is quoted, with regard to South American
trade, as saying that, while they have never
shipped any goods there, they believe that
"the great difficulty in the way of this city
furnishing South American cities with
goods is the want of transportation."
That improved transportation would
doubtless be a great aid in increasing our
trade with South America, is true; but that
it alone will make trade is a great mistake.
Enough has been published on the subject
to show that our manufacturers must learn
what classes of goods th South Americans
need, and the form in which they wish them
shipped. "When we have learned what sort
of goods will command the trade of these
countries, the next question will be whether
we can furnish them as cheap, or more
cheaply, than England or Germany.
That the transportation question is not
the only, or indeed the chief one, involved,
is apparent from the fact that Pittsburg
products are already being shipped to those
countries. The vessels which bring coffee,
sugar and other products from Brazil can
and do take back certain Pittsburg products,
and will take back more when our manu
facturers study those markets for the pur
pose of supplying them.
Of course regular steamship lines will
greatly facilitate trade and should be pro
Tided. But it should be recognized that the
most important step in the development of
such trade, is the study of the wants and
capabilities of both continents, such as the
South Americans are now giving to our
The plan for a tower to surpass in lofti
ness the Eiffel structure at Paris, and which
is intended to be a leading feature for the
Exposition at "Washington, forms an inter
esting item in to-day's Dispatch. A
structure 1,500 feet high, with an audi
torium seating 25,000 people at its base,
would possess attractions of its own that
would relieve it from the charge of being a
copy of M. Eiffel's work. Indeed, as The
Dispatch has pointed out heretofore, the
famous Parisian structure was only an en
largement of the tower at the Philadelphia
Centennial, as Mr. KinkePs structure would
be an enlargement on the latter. The prin
cipal objection to a Columbus tower like
this at Washington, would be that it would
overtop the monument to "Washington.
An ear of corn and Cupid are not ap
parently related. Poets have made much of
Cupid, and the beauties of a field of corn
in tassel have often been celebrated in Terse,
So much they have in common. Bat we
are more apt to associate corn with butter
and salt and pepper, than billing and coo
ing. Corn on the dinner table seems a good
deal more natural than on the altars of
Hymen. Yet Cupid and corn go together in
Kansas all the time. There corn brings
Cupid's victims to Hymen.
This year has been abundantly prosper
ous for Kansas. Her harvests have never
been so great The corn crop was the
largest on record; that of wheat was phe
nomenal also. Kansas is enjoying a
healthy boom upon the strength of an agri
cultural yield worth a hundred millions of
dollars. Cupid comes upon tbe heels of the
big corn crop, and he reaps among the
reapers. His arrows have flown among the
farmers who have found fatness in the fields.
Among the young people the matrimonial
movement has been most pronounced. There
were never so many marriages in Kansas
before. Xobody is bo poor that he cannot
take a wife. The cribs are full of corn now
and marriage feasts are making the whole
State merry.
It is not corn that bnngs Pittsburg
her present prosperity, though it will help
her to keep it, but the same result of pros
perity may be seen here. There is a steady
demand for marriage licenses. Seventeen
were granted on Saturday last,and the num
ber is steadily increasing. The earth is
very fruitful and marriage seems to be a
very popular institution still.
Chicago reporters count that day lost
whose slow, descending sun does not pro
duce some stunning Cronin sensation.
The Cotton Oil Trust has concluded that
the trust business does, not work. Trusts
generally discover this fact when they are
nnable to freeze the other fellows out The
trust scheme worked for the benefit of the
Cotton Oil combine until the inter-State
commerce law shut down on railroad dis
criminations; and one of the best evidences
that the law is doing something ie furnished
by the statement that this leading trust is
now found to be useless.
Governor Forakep.'s illness may or
may not have been produced by untoward
events In the political campaign; but the
Ohio Bepublican leaders can hardly be
blamed for being made quite sick by tlfat
bad break in the forgery business.
It is understood that arrangements are
alreadv completed for sending the regular
quota of millionaires to the United States
Senate, from the incoming States. After
the operation of stuffing the Senatorial seats
with boodle has gone on for a few years
longer, it may be necessary to offer a pre
mium which will temper that assemblage
with a slight admixture ot brains.
Possibly when Mr. Cleveland goes South
he may more than get even with Governor
Hill by remarking incidentally, in one of
his speeches, that he did not bring along a
stock of ceiling whitewash with him.
The statement that the united efforts of
two Senators to secure the removal of Gen
eral Bosecrans from the position of Register
of the Treasury will cause no mourning out
side of the ranks of the office seekers.
Nevertheless it is likely to be taken as an
illustration of the good it does a man to be
cousin of the wife of the President of the
New York Central Bailroad.
Uncle Eumjs Hatch has contributed
to the New York Exposition project just
what the other New York millionaires have
already supplied it with to repletion. He
has given his opinion and advice.
Eight thousand cigarmakers have gone
on a strike in Havana. But the supply of
gennine Havana cigars surreptitiously
brought over by gentlemen with a manifest
inability to speak English until they have
got their money, will be offered cheap for
cash in as great abundance as ever.
The baseball "Brotherhood" seems to
have stirred np the League to at least a per
ception that the royal road to riches in the
baseball business may not be so rosy in the
future as in the past
Once more the glad news comes from the
new United States building that the derricks
are up, a cargo of stone has arrived, and
work will go right ahead until the building
is completed. It always produces a feeling
of certainty that the world does sometimes
move, when we hear that story.
Chief Brown's raid on the museum
humbugs will be universally indorsed. So
far as the question of power is concerned
the general verdict will be: More power to
Perhaps after the South Americans
have got through their trip they will have
arrived at the deliberate conclusion that the
surplus products of this country in the line
of banquets, sleeping cars and speechifying,
are staples which their own happy countries
can do without.
"Startling developments" were prom
ised in tbe Cronin case at the close of last
week, and the promise was made good.
Another juryman was accepted.
Chicago's most recent natural gas strike
seems to have been principally effective in
scorching those who discovered it Whether
this is prophetic of what will happen with
the flow of Chicago gas concerning the Ex
position of 1892, remains to be dicovered.
It is said that ex-Senator Warner Miller's ac
tivity in tbe New York political campaign is
due to a promise of renotnination for Governor.
assistant Secretary Batchellor has
returned to Washington from a short visit to
New Yore, and resumed his duties as Acting
Secretary of the Treasury yesterday morning.
Kichard Gray, tho general freight agent of
the Southern Pacific Company, was yesterday
appointed general traffic manager of tbe com
pany, vice J. C. Stnbbs, resigned. Tbe appoint
ment will take effect November L..
Austin Corbin returned from Europe Sun
day in the steamer Umbria. He was met at
Quarantine by the tug Monitor, of tbe Reading
Railroad, andtaKen to Hunter's Point, where
a special train on tbe Long Island Railroad
carried blm to Babylon.
A movement bas already been started look
ing to the erection of a monument to the late
General Hartianfr. General Hastings has sug
gested a popular subscription from tbe mem
bers of tbe National Guard, and it is thought
that a sum sufficient to erect a bandsome
monument will soon be raised.
Ward McAllister has not lost his hold on
society by reason of the unpleasantness de
veloped In the arrangements for the Centen
nial ball. Mr. McAllister is now planning for a
great ball at tbe Metropolitan Opera House,
New York, to which only the upper "400" will
be eligible, but at which it is expected that
1,000 persons will be present Mrs. William
Astor has headed the list of subscribers.
The Naval Academy Institute at Annapolis
has elected officers as follows: President, Rear
Admiral S. B. Luce; Vice President Captain
W. L. Sampson; Becretary and Treasurer,
Lieutenant Richard Wainwright; Commander
Glass, Lieutenant Commanders Sperry and
Lieutenant Lentze. Lieutenant Briggs, Passed
Assistant Engineer Eldriage and Prof. N. M.
Terry were elected the Board of Control.
Secretary Tracy, accompanied by his
aids, Lieutenant Mason and Lieutenant Coles,
tbe latter commanding the Dispatch, yesterday
afternoon called upon the delegates to tbe In
ternational Marine Conference who have here
tofore paid their respects to the Secretary of
the Navy. Last evening Secretary Tracy went
to Brooklyn to register for the election next
month. He will return to Washington to-day.
Within the next week Mrs. Harrison ex
pects to visit Philadelphia as the guest of Mrsl
Wanamaker. The exact time of ber depar
ture will depend upon certain matters of do
mestio regime at the White House. It is also
her purpose to visit her sister, Mrs. Lord, who
is under the treatment ot a physician in New
York. Mrs. Lord is still attended by ber
daughters, Mrs. Lieutenant Parker and Mrs.
Dimmick. She is improving slowly, but she is
yet far from well.
Mob. Francis Satolli, titular Archbishop
ofLepantoand President of the Academy of
Noble Ecclesiastics, is tbe fall name and titles
of the Papal delegate who has been designated
to represent the Holy See at the inauguration
f the Catholic University at Washington and
tbe celebration of the centenary of the estab
lishment of the Catholic hierarchy In this conn-
try. On his arrival in RewYork be will be met
down tbe bay by a delegation of prominent
Catholics and escorted to 'Washington. The
Archbishop, for nine years, held tbe Chair of
Dogmatic Theology at tbe Urban College of
tbe Propaganda in Rome.
Tho Governor Thinks the Territory Is Pre
pared for Stntehood.
WAsnrNOTON.October2L GeorgeL, Shonp,
the Governor of Idaho Territory, in his annual
report to tbe Secretary of the Interior, gives
the Important provisions of tho constitntion
which will be submitted to the people for their
adoption at an election to be held on Novem
ber 5 next Idaho, be states, claims all essen
tial Qualifications necessary to assume tbe
dignltrand responsibility of Statehood.
Ignlty'and responsibility of Statehood.
The report states that there are over 25,000
people in Idaho wbo are adherents of the Mor
mon faith. The population ot the Territory is
113,777. Poll gamy, however, is not at tbe pres
ent time openly practiced in the Territory,'and
tne constitution wui promuu it.
How Twelve Trunks Went to New York nnd
Were Emptied to Their Owner's Sorrow
TLo Shows This Week.
In a recent number of Harper's Weekly
Julian Ralph wrote very entertainingly of cer
tain curious avocations to which men devote
themselves In New York City. Among these
he noted tbe business of buying the dresses of
fashionable women an industry very much
superior to that ot buying old clothes merely.
tt is quite a large and remunerative trade.
A few years ago a lady of this city the wife
of a well-known Pittsburger went to New
York. Her errand was partlj business, partly
pleasure. To the former purpose she carried
no less than a dozen trucks, packed with
dresses which she had no farther use for,
though many of them had not been worn more
than once or twice. She bad a fondness for
costly dresses and was devoted to fashion. Ar
rived in New York she went to the Fifth
Avenne Hotel, tbe trunks tollowing her there.
Tbe next day, as one of the urbane clerks was
allowing the public an entrancing view of his
figure and diamonds, there passed through the
lobby of the hotel a small man with Hebraic
features and an immense bundle. The clerk,
did not like the look of the old man staggering
under a load of something wrapped in an oil
skin. He sent one of the strapping Irish por
ters after the old man to bring him back. When
the old man approached the desk tbo clerk
asked blm what he had in tbe bundle.
"Old clothes, sir," was the reply.
"Where did you get them from?"
"From the lady in room 110."
"That's Mrs. , of Pittsburg one of onr
wealthiest guests impossible!" said the clerk,
sternly, and he sent up a bell boy to room 110
to ask tbo lady there if she had been disposing
of any clothing. The bell boy returned in a
few minutes with the answer that the lady in
110 did not know what the clerk meant, and
bad not been disposing of anything to anybody.
"Exactly what I thought," said the clerk,
putting his soft hands together, and then, ad
dressing tbe old man with the bundle, he said:
"I shall have to turn you over to the police."
The old man was highly excited by this time.
He took ont a big wallet and drew from it a
letter, which he handed to the clerk. The lat
ter took it and found it to be a note addressed
by tho lady occupying room 110 to Mr. ,
dealer in ladies'' and gentlemen's clothing, etc.,
asking him to call upon her at tho hotel. This
complicated matters, and the clerk, with the
note, went un to room 110 himself. Mrs.
was almost in tears when she confessed that
she bad sold a quantity of dresses to the mer
chant In question. It was a decidedly unpleas
ant situation all around. The clerk bad to
apologize to tbe lady in 110 and to tho ola
clothes merchant The former was sulky, and
the latter threatened to sue the hotel.
Tho story got out, and Mrs. , of this
city, has never taken her cast-off dresses to
New York since then.
The theaters are bidding each for very differ
ent support this week. From tbe look of the
Opera House lat night "Little Lord Fauntle
roy" bas most claims on the women and chil
dren; at the Bijou the Byrons appeal to tbe
lovers of sensation, and the howls of the gal
lery gous last night showed that thousands had
turned out to greet them. At Harris' Theater
the wolves and Indians and red fire of "Daniel
Boone" drew another section of the public that
likes its drama most richly seasoned. Fifth
avenue was obstructed by the crowds at Harris'
Tbo patronage of all the theaters and the
Academy of Music is so wonderfully good that
all the managers are making money, and an
other theater would not be at all in excess of
the demand.
His Remains Followed to the Grave
Jinny Well-Known Men.
Norristown, October 2L Fully 20,000 visit
ors were in town to-day, and about 8,000 fol
lowed the remains of the late General Har
tranf t to the grave. The burial services of tbe
Episcopal Church were read by the Rev. Dr.
Davidson, of Philadelphia. The other services
were under the ansplces of the Presbyterian
Church. At 11 o'clock the body was taken to
the Court House and lay In state until 3 o'clock.
Dr. McCook, Chaplain of the Loyal Legion, as
sisted by Rev. Dr. Bieber, of Norristown, con
ducted the services in the Court House, as
well as in tbe cemetery. In addition to tbe re
ligious and military services the Knights
Templar performed tbe ceremonies of their
order over tbe grave.
Tbe procession formed at 3 o'clock, headed
by tbe First Bngade Band. Then came General
Snowden and staff, with a military escort On
either side of the caisson marched tbe pall
bearers, ex-President Hayes, Commander of the
Loyal Legion; General B. A.Alger,Commander-in-Chlef
of the Grand Army; Major General D.
McM. Gregg, Commander of tbe Pennsylvania
Commanderyof the Loyal Legion; Major Gen
eral John G. Park, late Commander of tbe
Ninth Army Corps; ex-Governors Cnrtin, Pol
lock, Hoyt and Pattison; Chief Justice Paxton,
Supreme Conrt ot Pennsylvania: Brigadier
General James W. Latta, ex-Adjutant General
of Pennsyltanla; Major General William J.
Bolton, Colonel R. H. L Goddard, General C.
H. Bnrnev, Colonel George H. North, Colonel
Chailes S. Green, Samuel C. Perkins E.C.
Knight John Slingluft, Hon. Henry Rawle,
ex-Treasurer State of Pennsylvania: United
States Senators J. Don Cameron and Matthew
S. Quay, General Lewis Merrill and Chester N.
Following the body of his dead master
marched the General's handsome horse, bear
ing his sword and boots. Then came the chief
mourners, incinding the family, and 200 officers
of the National Guard. Governor Beaver and
staff followed, then tbe Loyal Legion and vet
erans of the Fifty-first, General Hartranft's
old regiment and veterans of the Two Hun
dred and Ninth Pennsylvania Volunteers oi
the old Ninth Corps. Then came the Grand
Armv Veterans, under Department Com
mander Stewart, over 1,000 strong. They were
led by Zook Post, of Norristown, followed by
Meade Post No. t Post 2 and Post 10, of Phila
delphia. Tbe civic demonstration was very
Impressive, under Chief Marshal Rennyson,
and included tbe State Legislature.
A Proposition Beforo Episcopalians to
Raise Them In Liberln.
New York, October 2L The Board of Mis
sions of tbe Protestant Episcopal Church held
its final meeting and adjourned sine
die to-night Bishop Burgess, of
Qnincy. presided. A resolution was
offered by Panlus Moort, of Liberia,
asking that the salaries of missionaries in that
jurisdiction be fixed at S50, and deacons at
8500, payable quarterly. The resolution was
favorably received, bnt action was deferred.
Tbe report of the Treasurer of the board
showed that children contributing to the Lent
Missionary Fund numbered 190,000. The aggre
gate received in money from this fund was
$16,705, no less than 1,629 Sunday schools being
represented by the donors.
The triennial report of the chnrcb building
fund was read by its treasurer. Judge Prince,
of New Mexico, displaying a mo9t flourishing
condition of the fund. The final disposition of
the Moribund million-dollar enrollment fund
was referred to the Board of Managers.
Emma Juch'g Success in Opera.
IsrxciAi. telegram to toe DisPATon.l
Philadelphia, October 21. The Emma
Juch Grand English Opera Company inaugur
ated Its career with a remarkable performance
Pof "Faust" at the Academy of Music to-night.
If to-night's performance is a criterion of those
that are to follow, it is safe to say that Miss
Jnch's company will have a lengthy and pros
perous life.
Alexander P. Kcwlou.
Alexander P. Newlon. late an employe of the
William G. Johnston Printing Company, dropped
dead at his home in Mansfield, Pa., yesterday at
6:20 P.M. Heart disease was found to have been
the cause of his death. Mr. Newlon was a very
prominent Mason, and a member of one of the
Pittsburg commanderics. Mr. Newlon had Just
alighted from a Panhandle train when he was
seized with the fatal convulsion. He was 50 yeara
of age, and leaves a wife and four daughters.
Centennial Lodge, P.'and A. M., will conduct the
Edward C. Colgnn.
LOUISVTllb, October 21. Edward C. Colgan,
editor of the Cumberland Gap, a paper published
In the new town of MIddlesboro, died this morn
ing in this city of pneumonia. Mr. Colgan was
on the staff or the Courier-Journal and other local
papers for many years. He was a Confederate
Soldier and ameinber of Morgan's famous cavalry.
He was about 43 years old, and leaves a wife and
two children.
Jnred E. RedCeld.
Habtfobd, Conn., October 21. Jared fc. Eed
fleld, of Essex, Conn., died Sunday, of pneu
monia, aged 65 years. He was President of the
Saybrook Hank, and largely Interested in railroad
operations, being President of the Little Rock,
Mississippi and Texas Railroad.
James Pentfleld.
Boston. October 21. The well-known Inventor
m - ii. w -. n..sa.1S v. .
Is closely associated with the early lace and wool
manuiaciuriug u uu vvuu uvu wua. i
Little Lord Fanntleroy Himself The Byrons
Other Plays nnd Players. .
Every man, woman and child who goes to tbe
Grand Opera Honse this week will be tbe bet
ter for the visit To the average man it will be
a glimpse of the best and most gracious hours
of his boyhood that little Lord Fauntleroy will
bring back to him; to every woman, and
especially to every mother, the revelation of
that almost divine sympathy between mother
and child, which is the keynote of Mrs. Bur
nett's story.must prove indescribably touching,
and to tbe children all tho natural truth of this
portrait of a princely boy cannot fail to be de
lightful. Tbe reader of tbe book "Little Lord Fannt
leroy" is prone to doubt tbe possibility of
translating tbe story into tbe diama without
losing the wonderful charm of Mrs. Burnett's
style, and tbe delicacy of the toncb, as it were.
We are free to admit that we expected to find
Lord Faunlleroy in her play a very much
coarser character than the. hero of the book.
Those whom the footlights shine upon have to
be made np to stand the glare. Tbe
lights of the stage are artificial; and
the great charm ot Mrs. Burnett's
tale is its naturalness, the accuracy of
the distribution of light and shade. Well, we
were disappointed, for all the charm of tbe
book is in tbe play, my little lord loses none ot
his nobility upon tbe stage, and tbe only differ
ence is and it is desirable that tbe play tells
tbe story more dramatically than the book.
Last night Master Tommy Russell stepped
out of one of the illustrations of Mrs. Burnett's
book upon the stage of the Grand Opera
House, and a large andience had tbe pleasure
of making the acquaintance of Little Lord
Faunlleroy himself. Never was there in the
world a prettier picture f a sweet-tempered,
high-spirited boy than this theatrical Lord
Fanntleroy. A beautiful boy with golden
curls, and bright honest eyes, and straight
Hmbs,and a ruddy cheek,and a voice that would
melt a stonier heart than bis lordship's
the Earl of DorlncourCs. Inbiswbite blouse
and knickerbocker, as Cedric Ferrol, the son of
a poor widow in New York, tbe intimate friend
of Hobos, tho groceryman, and Dick, tho boot
black, be was as delightful as be afterward was
in the tastiest of clothing befitting tho Karl's
son and heir. Lord Faunlleroy. And ashe Is
graceful and fair, and sweetvoiced and the
very Imase physically of Mrs. Burnett's crea
tion, so Master Tommy Russell by bis extraor
dinary ability as an actor succeeds in bringing
ont every point of pathos, every jot of humor
that lines or sitnation contain. He never made
you remember be was merely acting. Self
consciousness be apparently knows nothing of.
None of the defects of child actors that awful
cleverness that makes the spectator desire to
hide his eyes or tbe f orgetf nlness so natural in
a youngster; none of these has be. Tbo result
was that the beauty of tbe character in living
flesh and blood was set before the audience.
How they admired It was shown by tbe laugh
ter, tears and applause in all parts of the house.
The company supporting Master Russell Is a
very good one. The Dearesot Miss Elizabeth
Garth had a rare sweetness and dignity which
personal beanty and refinement heightened.
Mr. Aiken was admirable as tbe Earl of Darin
court, simply admirable. Mr. Snyder gives a
very fair picture of an English family lawyer.
Bobbs, the groceryman, could hardly be made
more humorous than Mr. Parkhurst makes it,
and Dick has at least tbe true New York Bowery
accent in bis impersonation by Mr. Henderson.
There is just room for question as to whether
Miss Emily Lytton does not make Minna, the
pretender, a little too offensive, but there
is no doubt at all about the cleverness
of her acting of the part The scenery is not
wonderful, but good enough. It ought not to
take such an awfnl time -to set as It did last
night Tbe play ought to be over by 1030 In
stead of lLandasso many children wtll be pres
sent each night this matter is worth attend
ing to. t
In conclusion it may be said that such a re
freshing and beneficial play as "Little Lord
Fauntleroy" Is a rare treat indeed. It is unlike
anything in the catalogue of plays.
Harris' Theater.
Tbe lovers of border drama turned out in full
force yesterday to see "Daniel Boone" at this
popular playhouse. There wasn't a bit of
standing room to be had half an hour before
either performance. In the evening the side
walk was nearly blockaded by hundreds who
could not gain admission. Even this house,
always well patronized, bas seen no such crowds
this year. As for the attraction. It was the
same old frontier play, well rendered by a ca
pable company, and the realism of the en
counters with red men heightened by the fact
that the Indians were real Cherokees, there be
ing four braves, one squaw and the 'cutest lit
tle papoose, about 2 years old, dressed In buck
skin and wearing a feather headdress as large
as his father's. His appearance interrupted
the action of the play for several minutes, the
audience going fairly wild over the comical
and unexpected sight of the little fellow crawl
ing ont of a blanket and taking bold of his
father's band. The trained horses came next
to the Indians in the estimation of the specta
tors. There are half a dozen of tbem, all good
actors. The week's business here will doubt
less be as big as that of any week this season.
BIJoa Theater.
A large audience was present last night when
the curtains were drawn apart and tbe snow
drifted down npon the first scene of "Across
the Continent" Miss Eate Byron came out
Btrongly In the first act as tbe broken-hearted
and dying wife, while Charles Willard. as
Dennis OPDwyre, excited the risibilities ottbe
gallery to a considerable extent. When, after
a supposed elapse ot 20 years, Oliver Byrou
made his appearance as Joe Ferris, the
"Ferret" he at once attracted the sympathies
of the audience. During tbesecond act some
clever specialties were introduced, and in tbe
interval Mr. Samuel Barkell gave a very pleas
ing cornet solo, receiving generous applause.
Harry Williams' Academy,
Harry Watson's American Specialty Com
pany began a week's engagement at this house
last evening, a very large audience being pres
ent They were treated to a good variety
show, as the following long list of performers
will attest: Tbe Four Emeralds, Little Ida,
Bonlden, Retlaw and Alton, B. M. Carroll, Miss
Nellie Russell, Allen and Delmain, Satsnma,
the Japanese juggler. Miss Annie Girard, the
Bouldens, Gannon brothers, the Mendclls,
Prof. Ei G. Johnson, and last, bat not least,
Harry Watson, the funny Dutch comedian,
and Mrs. Harry Watson, the well-known sou
brette. The World's Museum.
Tbe babies are the great card at the museum
this week. There is a regiment of them on ex
hibition and the prettiest is to get a t diamond
ring. Beside tbe half man half horse there are
several other notable attractions, among which
may be mentioned the stage performance, in
which the Day Family, Kelly and Hines, Emma
Sunlin, the Swiss warbler, and the Peasleys
take part. The museum was crowded all yes
Such Is tho Recommendation to Congress
Made by Arizona's GdVcrnor.
Washington, October 21, Lewis Wolfrey,
the Governor of Arizona, to-day submitted his
annual report to the Secretary of the Interior.
Concerning the Mormons tbe Governor says:
"Arizona bad a law disenfranchising all who
practiced, taught or encouraged polygamy.
The first legislative act signed by my prede
cessor was tbe repeal of thatTact I request
and urge that Congress repeal the repealing
act ana re-estaoiisu tne auuvo xernioriai law.
"Politically the Mormons have adopted the
nl.n of fiOnHlnv inlnnli and -fitnlrna' tA ,K&
surrounding Territories in sufficient numbers
to form a balance of power between the two
political parties. They are willing to trade
with either, but remain true only so long as the
interests of tbe Cbnrch are best served. Tbo
Church is their law and aH other lawissubserv
lent to tbe orders of the Church. The Mor
mons in this Territory number about 8,000."
A Proposition to Establish a National Or
conization to Assist the Race.
Chicago, October 21. John G. Jones, a law
yer, of this city, who, many years ago, strongly
advocated the forming of a State and national
league among his race, with a number of prom
inent colored men in different parts of Un
united States, has agreed to call a conference
of tbe leading colored men from every State
and Territory In the Union to meet in Chicago
in June next for the purpose or forming a na
tional league. This movement, he, says, is not
a work of men of their race, whose aim and am
bition Is to hold office, bnt is for the protection
and elevation of tbe entire race In the United
This organization.
MrTlOTt rtmi"t -wlTI ( ta
claimed, largely aid and assist the colored men
fln Ka Hnntham Bt'n rna f4 will i1a t-j
colored people all oyer the country to work as
ujj i
A Woman of Embonpoint Skeptical A Thin
Woman Likewise Another Womnn's
Comments. 't
After allowing tbe ladies sufficient time to
tborongbly digest the lecture given by Mrs.
Jenness Miller last week, I sallied forth to see
with what favor dress-reform and its fair ad
vocate had been received locally. As the early
portion of her address was directed especially,
to tbe fleshy woman. I selected for my first in
terview a woman prominent in society, who
freely admitted being "shockingly fleshy."
In conversation with ber I learned that she
did not believe It possible, as Mrs. Miller stated,
to keep one's weight at any certain point unless
that point was the natural weight She said
she had tried every known remedy to rednca
her own superabundance of flesh, bnt, with the
exception of actual starvation had found noth
ing effectual, and you know it is perfectly
natural for weights to vary among people just
as tbe Intellect does As to my adopt
ing the system, I wouldn't think
of it A slight person, or one of Mrs.
Miller's weight, can afford to ignore the stays,
bnt the fleshy woman, never! When asked if
she didn't think Mrs. Miller rather severe
npon those inclined to embonpoint she ad
mitted that she did. but was inclined to laugh
over the tirade.against them and their lack of
taste in dressing. Of course ber criticisms
were really against onr modistes, for most of
us depend upon them for selections of goods and
styles of making up, expecting them to make
us look as small as they can.
My next call was upon a lady who was as
shockingly thin as the other one was corpulent
She fully Indorsed what Mrs. Jenness bad said
about voluminous draperies and folds for the
nse of the slender person, but did not believe
flesh could be put on or off to pleasure one's
fancy, not even by a rigid course of
treatment for sbe had exhausted
physicians' skill, foreign travel, malt
and chewing gum, in tbe vain endeavor
to accumulate avoridupois. She thought Mrs.
Miller bad living down to a science, but rather
.felt sorry lor Mr. Miller, as he probably was
known only as tbehnsbandof the beautiful and
talented Mrs. Miller. Regarding tbe much
abused corset she said for ber part shouldn't
need any, and it was easy tor ber to discard
them. Didn't think she wonld, however, if sbe
were at all fleshy. Sbe thonzht the divided
garment was a horrible ngly thingln spite of the
efforts to make it appear attractive.
The last lady called upon was of medium
weight and height but bad above a medium
will of ber own. She said she admired the sys
tem, intended to adopt It; admitted the beanty
and talent of tbe reformer, but did not consider
ber a philanthropist by any manner of means;
there was too much business about ber for
that Thought the advertising of her garter,
magazine, school of culture, herself and ber
gowns a little too prominent in her lecture for
good taste. And so far as her gowns were
concerned, didn't think any of them but the
blue walking suit especially pretty. The idea
was conveyed that they were just from tbe
tissue paper, but the tissue paper wrappings
must have been meant for some of the gowns
shown in other cities over six months ago. She
seemed to think we never had seen bandsome
toilets from the way sbe referred to her gowns
drawing ns all to the lecture, when in reality
the dresses worn at any of our swell receptions
far exceed hers in boauty and costliness. Of
course sbe is doing lots of good and it takes a
woman like ber to successfully inaugurate a
reform. You know that until she married Mr.
Miller and exploited dress reform she was a
temperance lecturer. Thoene Branch.
In a Social Wot.
The Carlton Club, of Fifth avenue, with
their orchestra and quartet were entertained at
tbe residence of Mr.W. A. Case, Forbes avenue,
Oakland, on last Thursday evening. Tbe
night's enjoyment ended with an elegant
spread, after which a good-night speech was
made by Mr. Steven W.Clancy, president of
the club.
The tenth conference of the Woman's Inter
national Christian Association which will have
its opening session in Baltimore to-day, will be
of absorbing Interest to all engaged in tbe
work. The Twin Cities can boast of the best
organized plan of work in the United States.
The many friends of Rev. Dr. George F.
Kaylor have presented blm with a valuable
gold watch as a testimonial of their affection.
Rev. Kaylor has for some years been assistant
to Rev. Father Nolan, Dut will depart In a few
days for his new appintment at Sewlckley.
The wedding bells will chime to-day for Miss
Mary Tooley.of Penn avenue. East End, and Mr.
Bernard F. O'Callahan, of. Philadelphia. The
ceremony will be performed In St Mary's
Church by Rev. Father Tobln.
'Tifi! wedding of Miss Mary A. Wacker and
Mr. Henry J. Holman will be celebrated during
Hlgh""Mass at St. Mary's Church lu Sharps
burg. Rev. Father J. Otter will officiate.
The Select Club had their usual meeting at
the Library parlors this morning. The interest
among tbe young ladies increases with every
The Relict of Judge Terry Can't Claim Any
of Bis Fortune.
Washington, October SL-Tudge Matthew
P. Deady, of the Oregon Federal Circuit and
District Court, is in Washington. It was be
fore Judge Deady that the famous Sharon
Hill case was brought to a bearing. Judge
Deady wrote the opinion declaring the famous
marriage contract a forgery, and Judge Saw
yer wrote the concurring opinion.
"I came East" said Judge Deady, "as a dele
gate to the Episcopal Convention in NewYork.
Yes, I sat in tbe Sharon-Hill case. Tbe fact is
he gave bert500 a montb, furnished magnificent
quarters and spent money on her lavishly. He
always had a woman about him, more as a
nurse than anything else. Finally she began
to pry into bis private affairs, look into bis
papers, and betray his business secrets. When
he fonnd that out he discarded her, bnt rather
than see ber go on tbe street be gave ber 57,500
in notes, all of which were paid but the last
and that would have been but for tbe suit she
instituted against him. Tbe thousands of dol
lars he lavished upon her she lost in stock
Her Influence on Judge Terry was undoubt
edly bad. She urged him to acts beyond even
his own inclination. Yet he was of au arbi
trary, bullying, overbearing disposition. She
is an adventuress now about at the end of her
rope. Judge Terry left I understand, about
260,000, but encumbered. She gets none of
this, asunderthe California statutes there is
no dower or courtesy. A wife has Interest only
In that portion of ber husband's property ac
quired during their marriage. In November
she will be tried before me for resisting the au
thorities." IT WASN'T KEELrs M0T0E.
Excitement Among Ills Neighbors
About Ills Burslar Alarm.
From the Philadelphia Record.!
Residents in the neighborhood of Seven
teenth and Oxford streets were rudely awak
ened from their slumbers a few nights ago by
the clanging of a deep-tonedgong. Men,
women and children put their heads out of the
windows expecting to see a terrible conflagra
tion. Two drowsy policemen who were
resting under a neighboring awning awoke,
rubbed their eyes and then dashed
toward the scene of the disturbance at the
residence of Inventor Xeely, of motor fame, on
the southeast corner Of Seventeenth and Ox
ford streets. It was tho latter's powerful
burglar alarm that was ringing with might and
main. Frantic neighbors shouted, "thieves,"
"burglars," in a weird chorus.
The stalwart Inventor dashed down his richly
carpeted staircase into the dining room, where
tbe family silver is stored. Heranplnmp Into
the armsof the policeman, who promptly forced
the inventor to the floor, but instantly recog
nized him and apologized. Afterthehonse bad
been searched from cellar to roof without lo
cating any burglar, it was discovered that the
wind had blown a shutter against tho gong,
causing the electrical apparatus to start) When
informed of the cause of the row a facetious
neighbor observed that he had an idea the
famous motor was about to mote.
Discovery of an Ancient MIno Supposed to
Contain Valuable Ore.
Raleigh C. HM W. VA., October ZL-For
some time past there has been a belief in this
county that silver In paying quantities existed
somewhere in the vlcimtv of the Isaac Dickens
farm. For 100 years there has been a tradition
that the Indians, or a race prelum mciu .u
this portion of tbe country, were familiar with
the existence of the mine, the story current
Kitni. tn th..ffpitthatth route to the mine
was marked by upright stones, each bearing.
rude nierogiypnics.
A short time ago railroad surveyors discovj
ered strange characters cut upon a rock, and
Mr. Dickens was informed of the fact He
had always been a firm believer in the silver
mine tradition, and he at once instituted a
search, which resulted in the discovery of
other stones, of a similar nature, and later the
mine itself. Specimens of the ore have been
taken out and sent East for analysis.
A DiHcult Precept to Follow.
From the Christian Inquirer.
The Scriptures call on ns to "honor all men.'.!
It is too bad that some men say and write snob
mean thlags that t&ej make obBweta ttiM
jJieucyi. BittiwtrawB wswwcts
Life Saved by Transfusion of Blood.
NEW Yoke1, October 2L Morris A. Redding
an artist and bis roommate, A pocketbook,
maker named Ffeffer, went to bed at their
boarding house, 208 East Thirty-fourth street
Bunday morning, and turned on the gas full
bead. They intended to commit suicide. The
blinds were closed and there was no ventilation
In the room. Tbe door was broken open to
day. Pfeffer was found dead; Redding was
dying. Pf effers body was taken to tbe morgue;
Redding was removed to Beilevue Hospital.
The doctors thongbt the only thing that could
possibly save Redding was transfusion of
blood. Dr. Cnmmings entered ward 23, and
when be explained tbe urgency of tbe
case, Henry Von der Leith volunteered
to undergo tbe operation, "if noth
ing else will save blm and he'll
die without It" Von der Leith is a brawny
German carpenter in New York, but report
says be was a baron in Germany. He is tem
porarily confined at Beilevue with an injured
foot Von der Leith was laid npon a bed near
the dying man. His right arm was bared and
stout ligatures were bound around it above the
elbow, causing the veins to swell. Dr. Cnm
mings then opened tbe median cephalic vein In
the German's arm and inserted tbe transfusion
apparatus. Then they opened Redding arm,
and the other end of tbe instrument was forced
into the opening. Blood was then forced from
Von der Lelth's body to that of Redding. The
latter began to revive, slowly at first and then
quite rapidly, until, in a few minutes, he
opened his eyes and regained consciousness.
By that time 12 ounces of blood had been trans
fused. Tbe operation lasted but 15 minutes,
ana the man's life was saved. The doctors say
Bidding's recovery Is now assured.
All Ties Broken Bnt One.
Theatrical circles have just discovered that
E. J. Henley and Miss Mary Hampton were
married here last Thursday, and with perfect
disregard ot their ironclad contracts with their
managers, left immediately for San Francisco.
Mr. Henley was one ot the actors who came
over from England to play "Deacon Brodie."
Since those days Mr. Henley bas played in
many companies and bas been recognized
generally as a good actor. Mr, Henley and
Miss Mary Hampton were not even acquainted,
some weeks ago, when they met in Chicago in
"The Spider's Web Company." "The "Web"
failed to catch the public, and the play was
discontinued. Mr. Henley and Miss Hampton
came to New York, and within two or three
weeks arranged to, marry and go West
despite the fact that Henley was engaged to
play tbe leading part in Edmund Mortimer's
play, "The Shanty Queen," that is shortly to
be produced, witb Frankie Kemble in the
leading part while Miss Hampton was to bavs
assumed the role in the No. 2 "Shenandoah"
Company, now played by Miss Dorothy Dorr.
Neither engagement will be filled.
Saved by tbe Skla of Their Hands.
Tbe Campbell andlMyers famnies,who live in
tbe third story of 1025 Third avenue, Brooklyn,
over Mr. Campbell's drygoods store, awoke
early this morning to find their rooms 'full of
smoke and the stairways half burned away.
The firemen had not yet answered tbe alarm
which a policeman hid turned In, andnolad
bers were at band, Mr. Campbell cut the rope
from a corded bedstead, knotted it together
and bung it onUof the window. Mrs. Camp
bell, with her youngest child clinging to her
back, let herself down the rope, her little boy
followed ber. and Mr. Campbell, Mr. Myers
and Mrs. Myers slid down behind him. Tbe
hands of all were badly lacerated and their
clothes were scorched, but no one was seriously
injured. The fire was extinguished after doing
some 53, WW worth of damage.
Three Days of Awlal Horror.
News has just been received that the steam
ship City of Brooklyn, of the Bristol Liner
when two days out on her last Eastward voy
age from New York, rescued 14 men and a
cabin boy from the wreck of the Italian bark
Barone Podesta. The bark hailed from Genoa,
and was en route tromPensacola to St Nizarre
with a cargo of lumber. Early in the month
the bark sprang a leak, and she steered for
New York. On September 10 sbe encountered
a hurricane. Her deckload went overboard,
carrying the masts with It, and the bark cap
sized. The cook was washed overboard with,
the deck load. The bark settled, and the bow
sprit and a stump of the foremast remained
above the water. The seamen put the cabin
boy in a barrel, and lashed him to the bowsprit
with them. The 13 men remained clinginsto
the bowsprit until September 13, when they
were rescued by the City of Brooklyn. During
the three days they ate the raw salt pork tbat
washed up out of the ship, and drank the rain
water that they squeezed out of their clothes
after a heavy rain storm. They were landed in
safety at Bristol, and turned over to the Italian
TheExperlcnCB a Wheeling Republican Had
While on a Train.
From the'WheellDg Register.
Avery good story Is told on a prominent
Wheeling gentleman, which Is vouched for as
strictly true. The gentleman had been East on
a trip and was returning, having secured a seat
in a parlor car. Some time before reaching
Deer Park, the Wheeling gentleman arose and
took a walk through the train to stretch bis
legs. When be returned In the course of half
an hour he saw a gentleman 'occupying his
chair. Walking up he politely remarked:
"Beg pardon, sir, you have my seat"
The gentleman, who was a medium-sized mas'
wearing a full gray beard and a silk, hat im
mediately arose and having politely asked par
don for his mistake, walked to the rear end of
tbe car, where he stood until the train reached
Deer Park, as be was unable to secure a seat
When the train stopped he stepped out and
quite a crowd was in waiting on the platform.
Then tbe Wheeling gentleman discovered that
he bad deposed the President of the United
States, Beniamin Harrison, and ha a Republi
can, too. xne snocic was great, ana toe wheel
ing man hasn't exactly recovered yet
An Organization to be Formed to Blake War
on tbe Liquor Traffic
Kansas City, October ZL James C. Traut
man. President of the Kansas City Temperance
Union, bas submitted a plan to the presidents
of the temperance unions of North and South
Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska for the formation
of a central organization. His plan, as outlined
in bis letter, is as follows:
Tbe success of prohibition next year In Nebraska
closes the gap and cements fire Imperial States.
lying side by side. In a united crusade against the
liquor traffic. There ought to be strong central
organization, embracing these fire States, and I
suggest tbat a convention be called at Omaha
about tbe first of January for the purpose of form
ing such an organization. Limit the organization
at nrst to these Are States, adding adlacent States
whenever they submit the question of prohibition.
Mr. Trautman to-day received replies from
C. F. Atkinson. President of the Nebraska as
sociation, and W. W. Barnes, President of tho
'South Dakota association. Indorsing the plan,
and promising their co-operation.
WrrxiAM K. Beabd, master carpenter of
tbe Philadelphia division of-tbe Pennsylvania
Railroad, on Friday last at Washington bor
borougb, Lancaster connty, caught a salmon In
the Susquehanna that weighed SJipoands.
Twins weighing 20 pounds were born in
Beading the other day.
THE Labor Union Council of Beading will
Sght Western beer and 5-cent barbers.
AN Ohio church elder has been arrested,
charged with robbing his neighbor's hencoop.
He claims tbat be only took his own hens.
Hknbt Hitt fired into a flock of wild tur
keys in the Cheat fiver region asd killed three
with one shot
A FARMHOUSE In Wetzel county, W. Va is
said to be haunted. No ghosts are seen, but
tbe place is fall of mysterious noises. The
other night 'the family were aroused by the
crash of crockery, and awoke to find that every
dish left on the supper table had been broken.
A. man named Williams, living in Harrison
county, O., loaded bis market wagon 'and was
about to start for town oa Sunday morsiag
when hesaw his paster passing by aad was re
minded that it was tbe Sabbatb day.
. ALesS&aBastbatbad bees stssdisg far Mi
yOaWSlMaiii vOHBL WWsa fat AtC4
aaa ssesc at tas iibi i isi naaa-a
J. W. Branch, of St. Loais, received a
letter the other day that was written to Mm 13
years ago. 1
Henry Drum, of Tacoma, will be lone
some wben be gets to tBe Legislature. He Is
the only Democrat in the State Senate.
An eccentric Detroit millteaaire get
Into an argument with a woman, one of his
tenants, and she slapped his mouth with a Msa
cloth. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. E: W.
Dunning, of Bridgeport, Conn., bas nine grand
parents and great grandparents living. The
other day the baby was photographed, with flvo
of its grandmothers and great grandmothers, la
one group.
A recent clever invention is the tax
anum, a little lantern-like apparatus which, in
geniously placed at tbe back of a can, meas
ures the exact distance traversed by it It is
now being tried at Berlin, under poliee insp ee
tion, and is said to answer exceedingly well.
The other evening an Atlanta clergy
man received a call from a couple wbo desired
to be married. Tbo yonag people declined to
enter the bouse and. be performed tbe cere
mony while they were standing on tbe perea
in the pale light coming horn an electric street
The magnificent Romanesque Cathedral
of Worms, which dates from the eleventh cen
tury. Is to be entirely restored, under the sa
perlntendency of Baron vos Schmidt of
Munich. This church is built of red sandstone,
and the interior is remarkable for soae very
line sculptures and carvings.
Lucile Fountain, of Grand Rapids,
Mich., Is only 33 years of age, but has been
married 12 times in almost as many States.
Not one of her lords and masters think enough,
of ber to look ber up, now tbat sbe is oat in the
cold world again. She says she will get raarrlea
again as soon as anyone comes along who wants
At the Paris Hippodrome the chief" at
traction for the season bas been tbe spectacle of
a lion taking equestrian exercise the animal
really mounting on the back of a horse and be
ing carried several times round an lnciossre.
Tbe receipts accruing from this novel perform
ance are sated to amount np to the present to
more than 8500,000.
A big brown horse got out of a stable in
Jacks on, MiclL, Sunday evening, and walked
across the long Lake Shore railroad bridge
over the mill pond, crossed several culverts,
and wasound quietly grazing near the Fort
Wayne track, beyond the crossfae. Tbe target
tender saw the strange performance, and says
that tbe horse crossed the bridge like a tight
rope walker, never once mlsslBg bis foottae.
An artesian well flowing 4,060 gallons
per minute was completed at Yankton reeestJy,
It is tbe largest in tbe Northwest disesarsa;
nearly 18,000 barrels everv U hdsrs. There are
now 25 artesian wells in that coanty. whose
combined capacity is nearly 50,060 barrels per
day. 'The force of tbe water is so great that if
Is being used for motive power, and is attract-
ing the attention of Eastern aunafaefarers,
who find In these wells a never-ceasing pewec
"Grandma" Brown, of Winsted, Conn.,
was 100 years old Thursday, and her friends
made up a purse for her of $1 for each year In
ber life. Last week Mrs. Brown fell and broka
ber collar bone. Her condition from tbe in
jury and shock was so serious tbat her death
was expected, bat she has rallied and passed
the day In safety, rounding oat tbe fall oeetary
of ber life. Sbe was born in tbe year that
George Washington began bis first term as
President and was a young woman of 28 when
tbe War of 1812 broke out
Through inadvertently kiseiag a pretty
customer, George Winch, a batcher at Sydney,
New South Wales, has come Into a fertoae.
Tbe girl objected to tbe attention, and bad,
Winch taken up before tbe magistrates, who
fined him. Tbe local newspapers improved the
occasion by preaching several leading articles
on human depravity in general, and the mis
conduct of George WIseh in particakr. Ha
woke next morning and found bteseif famoas,
and it was then discovered, owing to the pub
licity given to his name, that be was a arisiiBg
A shepherd dog belongiBg to S. C.
Boylan, of Battle Creek, got his tall covered,
with burdocks, then in some manner K took
fire from a burning brush heap asd the untmal
TMhed to a straw steck, whteh be setaaflfe.i
From. the straw stack the fire spread to Mr.
Boylan's wheat and" oat stocks, coetaiatog UU9
bushels of wheat and 2Saerss of oats. Frew
there the fire spread to tares large bars, esa
tateteg oreffiO teas.oTii iarsntw iawta- ,
meots, etc.", and to ta dwUHsg ftettse, wkBd
mni and outhouses. Ererytalag was eosssmsd
with the exception of a sous settees ef tbe
household furnitare. The les will re&eat
J6,0W. s ' -
One of the juost remarkable iBttaMc oi -rmtknttoUinoraamBttntfeeBesoaBeek
' was separating the eetasans of tke Leados Py-
giotittbie, completed in lw, by rutagTMHM)
between the columns of prist on eash kaaa.'' '
Five red lines were necessary oo eaea paoe. ''
These were made by band, of oearse, aad m4 ' t
for the exercise of the greatest' still sad . V
for a single blot raised at least fear piiatel y
pages. This is tbe famoas Mate watefe was a v. ,
first dedicated to tbe Lord High Frotosisr
Cromwell, bat who in a sasstHatsd ilniHoatloit .f-
to unanesAU. alter urom wail's Heats, is ales-i,.
antly styled "Draco Die Magaas," That tWsat
Dragon!" (
A gentleman employed' at a eriMtrr'a
few miles from Glasgow had a dsg nsWij
Jimmy, which he parted who to a friend at a
colliery some miles ttistaBtV Tke two eSsea
are- connected by telephone, asd tbe otber
morning the gentleman raagapWs Mead asd.
asked how Jimmy was oolag. "Oh, he's flas."
was the answer: "he's at my feet just bow; rH
hold him np and see If be kasws your vette." -This
was done, and tbe former owner shouted
over tne wire, "HiBo, Jimmy!" Jimmy made
no sign of recognHk, but oo being set down
again he at onee mads for tbe deer, asd wbea
his old master went home to dteser, tae deg
was there to weleoae him.
-R. G. McCeBBeU, of tbe Caaaiiaa
Geological Barrey, bas returned irea bis ia-j
spection of the region between tbe Pease "aaetjl
a.iuauaufir7i3. a.a coajaeeeea asssc asi
miles nortn oi uaigary aw exteadsel Ms t
tions for some 300 miles farther aorta ta
vicinity of Vermillion. This regies easmiis'
an area of 30,000 or 40,080 square mites. LJtsie '
of this tract was ever explored befere by waste
men. a great ura oi h is gsoel raiiniB. taao.
but swamps abound and make it Matter, set
tlement Tbe trees are principally isnue aaa
poplar. Sneaking of tbe depeette eti re
ported to be there, Mr. MeCeaaeU saM he cer
tainly found qaaatttles of tar, iadteaMBg tbe
presence of oiUbat Jat la wbat qnaailafss it
existed be was net prepared to say betexo
making bis reports.
A sulky girl may sometimes be eared by
taking her in abnggywltb a sest last wMe saOBas
for two. Somtrclll Journal. 4
YoHBgboy Fignres eaa't lie, sir. V;
Oldboy-Caa't tbey, taeajtb? TeH teat to tbe
modistesf-J&w Tork Herald. A
''Do yon believe in this will power?"
Nothing is so powerful; you Jasttry to break
one tbat an Insane old aaathas made." BttrvU
Dorothea After all, what's ia a same?
Polly (stHehlng iadastriossly oa ierwed4tng
trousseau) About U, 090 a year, my dear. Jfun-
tey's Wetktg,
A little reflection will prove that it-ta
more often your own cross-grained streak tas'
yonr wife's eooxiag oat spoils tas oiwaer. Jass-
rmtet asrwaa. . t
In a Chicago Grocery Store I wait
.s.a .a .t. nf nun n.nt. - Tm Iwa &A
Harp l Mill Rlntlitt kilTiSt.TjvaliusuY
jrenXoTkXeraltt. "iJtffOr
"Slow and rare," tbe wise heads oaalax
Is by far the better Stan,
The slow man gets there aH tke sates
Just behind tbe otaermaa.. ,. -. -,
-VHroitJi4 Prttt.
Oae Objection. "How intense are tas fires
of love I" ejaculated the post
"Yes," answered tbefatber of sfraasriagtsbls
daughters; bet tbey delate u M tight o
coat" arpjr Bator.
"Can yes give me same of tbe rales aboat
writing poetry!" asked tbe smbHIons rhymester .,
ortnenceessfiueaKor. :
"Yes," said tne editor, "I can give you tbe?
first sad asest toportaat; den'tl" SontnUU
First Sport Tes, pard, it's hard timesva
Ueeond Bport-Wbat was Mr What d'ye HJ
on it? , 3
First Seort Umbrella-est rain oa It. -Awl
Hoasewife (to baker) Toar rolls wessjl
short yesterday sfrate. If ibis conttaaes rHbaW
to ohm eft ha ten VQ
Baker (who han't bees said for amoasbiTfl
wish yoa weeM. iM'am; 1 wish yea weesaj
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