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THE "WASHINGTON CRITIC, THURSDAY EVEOTKrG, IAT? 15, 1890.
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Mlt. yiTAY SHOULD SPEAK.
'Die rumor Uiat Mr. Quay, the Penn
sylvania Senator, contemplates an no
tion ngninst tlio World newspaper o
j'cw Yoik, excites a inoro or less vivid
intcicst. Tlio entire country, whilst
carina very little, If anything, about
Mr. Quny personally, would greatly
1IU1 to know how a man of his nllegeil
character could have himself sent to tho
"United States Senate by a great and
cultured and patriotic commonwealth,
such as Pennsylvania; but, of course,
this query must yield picccdencc to
another and a more impoitant one: I5
Mr. Quay's character as bad as tho
World jcprebents it to he?
The only way to determine this satis
factorily is thiouRh the medium of
just such a lawsuit as is now foreshad
owed in the current gossip of Wash
ington. It must he said for tho World that it
seems more than anxious to meet Mr.
Quay half way. Whether. its assertions
legaidlnghim ho accurate or otherwise,
the World has every appcaranco of be
lieving in them, and stoutly professes
its willingness to stand by them to any
extent. It would be really an act of
beneficence on the Senator's part to
Inaugurate tho inquliy. Wo have
licaul of his modest habits, his bashful
kversio.if to publicity and his habitual
abstinence froii anything like ostenta
tion; and we discern therein nothing
Hint is neccssaiily Inconsistent with the
purest and most uptight character.
At the same time the malefactor is
notoriously as shy as the most sensitive
nnil shrinking school-girl oflen more
r-o. Expeiienced policemen declare
that the meek and lowly timidity of a
professional burglar is almost without
parallel in nature. The significance of
Mr. Quay's 'reluctance is theiefore lost
in conjecture, and must bo left to the
taste and fancy of tho Individual.
as an abstract proposition, we should
sny that it is unlikely that such deeds
as are charged against Mr. Quay could
have been committed without the
knowledge of at least outs responsible
petson. If no such person exists, Mr.
Quay has only to demonstrate the fact
and to rest, tilumphant, on what would
then be an Impregnable vindication.
Even if he bo in more or less doubt
on this point ho ought to lake the
chance. So loim as ho was a merely
local "boss" he was responsible to
none save his following, and we know
that the boys arc not hysterically sensi
tive. Doubtless, his long training in
that school has made him pachyder
matous. But he ought to remember
that others are now involved in anv
odium or suspicion that may be caU
upon him, and that he owes it to them
to answer his accusers. In the flerco
light that heats upon the Capitol ho
cannot hide himself behind the inelfect
iial screen ofmere reserve. Ho must
take the troublo to vindicate hinuclf,
or he will involve those now responsible
for his power and prominence in se
rious, though doubtless undeserved,
WHO 15 KKSI'ONSIIILK?
The outrageous assault on Senator
E'ustls last night by a negro employe of
th'e circus will not go far towaul recon
ciling intelligent people to tho theory
that the blacks of the South are an Ill
used people. If the case were an Uo
- lated one; If it were one of those abnor
mal outbreaks which represent nothing
hut an excepttono the general rule, the
impression it creates would not be so
disaereeable. The fact is, however,
that the Incident is thoroughly charac
teristic of tho negronotably as ho has
developed under tho conditions prevail
ing at Washington, but generally and
everywhere as his instincts and Inclina
tions are left to assert themselves.
The colored people have gathered
heie in great numbcis. A very largo
propoitioncan find no means of honest
livelihood and, therefore, live by means
that aro ciiminal. Of those that obtain
employment, all have been told, and
most of them believe, that they aro
martyrs to tho prejudice and hatred of
the Democratic party. Statesmen like
Mr. Ingalls and Mr. Chandler meet
on tho common ground of" util
izing the negro as campaign ma
terial. The result is that tho ragged
inwdy, shooting craps in the slums and
alleys, as well as the hedl.cned lackey
who drives his employer's coupe in
livery, comes to regard himself as an
oppiessed victim whose holy duty it Is
to avenge his race's wrongs whenever
opportunity offers. Neither Mr. In
'galls nor Mr. Chandler would for one
moment live and pay taxes In a com
munity dominated by the negro vote;
but thoy think it right enough to use
the negro himself ns a weapon against
The negro Is at his worst in Wash
ington. Hero all his most evil attri
lutes are brought out and all his best
and brightest vlitues dimmed. Hero
lie lfl lazj, vicious and violent. Con
itltiiflng less than ono-thlrd of the
population, ho furnishes more than
three-fourths of tho turbulonce and
crime. Hero he becomes insolent,
predatory and murderous as naturally
as a bird llboiated from tho cage will
soar into Mr. Ingalls' much-used
There is a lesson In all this which
thoughtful and patriotic men of all
pnitlcsmay profitably study. There Is
a responsibility Involved, too. Where
should It bo assigned?
Tho Irreprcsslblo Georgo Francis
Train, who sailed fir New York on
the Etrurla last Sunday In his trip
around tho world, bids fair to brook
the record in the matter of circumvent
ing tho globe to use an old word in a
new but literal sense. He had accom
plished the journey from Taronin, on
I'ugct Sound, to Loudon, by way of
Japan, in fifty-two days, and If no ac
cident occurs there is nothing Impossi
ble iii his reaching Tacoma in ton days
more, making in all sixty-two dtys.
This will not only discount Jules
Verne's Imaginative story "Around tho
World In Klchty Days," but consider
ably diminishes the tltno occupied In
tho sensational journey accbmplished
by the New York, World' correspond
ent, Nelly Illy.
In performing this feat it is un
doubted that Mr. Train has oxercls 'tl
marvelous energy. Ho hired special
tiains and overhauled departed steam
ships In the most extraordinary way,
but always by methods that wcro per
fectly calculated for his purpose. This
energy ho called psychic force, and Its
designation may as well bo left to him
as to any one else. The Herald corre
spondent who Interviewed hitn describes
his manner as a combination of a dove,
tiger, dangerous lunalic and steam
hammer. Possibly this combination
constitutes psychic force.
It Is almost needless to say that Mr.
Tialn threatens to make it lively for
lots of people in this country when he
shall have completed his circuit. Ho Is
built that way.
Tub NewYokk Tribune offers this
It Is tho duty of tlio Republican ma
jority In Congress to puss a national elec
tion law which shall mako It Impossible
for such law-breakers as Mr. C. R. Ilicck
Inrktgo counts among his friends to over
turn majorities by fniml and violoncowlth
Impunity. Two excellent bills have been
Introduced In tlio House on thfs subject
one by Mr. Lodge, tho other by Mr. Rowoll.
Either would furnish a satisfactory basis
upon which to constntct comprelicnslvo
and equitable legislation. A just law which
guards the rights of the minority as well as
tht)6e of the majority cannot bo oppressive.
Such a one, we tako It, would appeal to
fair-minded men of both parties. Tlio
caucus committee of tlio House meets to
day to consider this most Important sub
ject. It should do Its duty and act with
Whydon't tho Tribune prevail upon
Mr. Lodge and Mr. Itowcll to boil down
their bills into a still stronger decoction
and give us a national election law that
will contain all the features of the Aus-,
Indian system in its unmitigated sever
ity. Then the opponents of gentlemen
like Mr. Hrecklnrldge, could no longer
appeal to the corrupt and ignoraut rab
ble which constitutes the body of the
IJepublican party in the Southern
States, and tho people could dlvido on
questions of policy without fear.
The Sun also has its comment on tho
Wae the protest of" the Hon. Benjamin
Bultcrworth against the passage ot tho Mc
KlulJy TarKT Mil so surprising an event?
Ie the astonishment with which some of tho
Republicans luCougiess profess to regard
It i eal or artificial!
Pfrt an) body w ho wears wits under his hat
suppose that the McKIuley Mil wasdestlned
to raoe smoothly and uninterruptedly
along toward enactment?
Does anybody believe thatthc high strate
gists In the Republican organization deslro
a settlement of the tariff tpicstlon that will
tako the Issue out of tho campaign of 1893,
or change thatUsue except so far as It re
moves the party from tho position of ad-
i.u,aSi ullu(ihii uii years ago, auu puts
it on the defensive In tho open field?
Tho break had to conic, and It camo from
one of the shrewdest, farthest-seeing poli
ticians In the niajoilty. Perhaps Brother
McKIuley is surprised and disappointed,
and perhaps ho Isn't.
Tin: i'.itout to convict Senator In
galls of plagiarism by drawing the
deadly parallel between him and Father
Massillion, proves simply that, whilst
the two may have employed tho samo
idea, the Senator has improved very
perceptibly upon the padre's
language. But why accuse Mr.
Ingalls of borrowing from Father
Massillion? Certainty the good Father
was not the llist to enouuee tho propo
sition. Did not Horace say JYo;t omnh
Tiik;Nkw Yobk Timet condoles with
biilliant Ben Bultcrworth as follows:
There I.- something almost pathetic In the
tone of Mr. Buttei worth's leruarkable
speech In tho House on Tuesday. It Is not
simply that he Is pained at being compelled
to part compauy with his party's regular
leaders, anil to condemn what Is the au
thoritative policy of his party 60 far as
legislative action can shape It, That Is
natuial In a man of Mr. HutftrHorth's
loyal nature. He cannot but feel the deep
est regret In putting tho stamp of his dis
approval upon the llxed policy of a party
with and for which he has worked for so
many years. Hut moro affecting than the
personal feellug which finds expression
throughout his speech Is tho half-unconscious
Indignation that llames out from
point to point In denouncing what Is, after
all, only the Inevitable development of tho
course his party has elected to follow, and
which he has himself aided it lu pursuing.
Tin: m-.uv admirable portrait of ex
Secretary Falrchlld, recently hung in
the Treasury, Is tho work of Mr. Ilob
ert Hinckley of this city. This infor
mation was omitted from tho newspaper
reports of tho presentation ceremonies,
hut Is, we think, of sulllclent contem
poraneous interest to receive mention
here. Mr. Hinckley is nu artist of dis
tinguished attainments in his line, as a'
Kcoionf portraits now hanging in this
city will eloquently testify.
SrRAKiMi of Tin: esteemed McKInlov
Tariff bill, tho World of 15lh says:
The best way to secure tho repeal of a
bad law Is to enfurcu It, as General (iraat
once observed, and, therefore, If wo arc
really to have the MoKluley law wo want
It at once. Wc want It to como lu with tho
spring fashions, so thut tho couutry can
groan under It all summer,
Tiir. World publishes a special dis
patch from New Orleans, giving an in
terview with J. M. Conway, who for
nine years was intimately associated
with tho firm of George K.SJstartfs
Bona and fully cognizant of its Inside
affairs. Mr. Conway withdrew from
tho establishment last Christmas and
went to New Orleans to live. In reply
to queries by the Interviewer ho stated
that tho firm had been insolvent for
two years, and during all lhattlmo was
kcptallvoby exchanging checks with
Mr. HJlgor In Philadelphia. From
present nppearnnccs tho concern seems
to havo been oven more rotten and dis
reputable than that of Henry S, Ives
Pay Inspector Thornton of tho
Navy was strongly urged for tho posi
tion of Paymaster-General, just given
lo Pay Inspector Stownrt. Ho was In
spector Stewart's scutor in tho service
by some days, and had tho advantage
by several points In tho list for promo
tion. Tho Secretary, however, had his
own reasons for preferring Coinmodoro
Stewart, nud, presumably, was fully
within his prerogative in doing so.
PrAlse I'm in the i;ncmv.
Fiom the Frenlng Ttltgraph Ulip.)
While always an intenso Democrat,
and a partisan who knows no wavering,
Mr. Vaux is one of the most independ
ent and hlgh-mludcd of men, and this
honor has come to him, as all others
In tho past, without tho slightest clTdrt
upon his part and in utter defianco Of
prevailing mothods. Ho hns not both
ered himself about delegates or prim
aries, midnight conferences, sc'et
"deals," private pledges, or tho placing
of tho means with which tho party
worker iperates where it will do tho
most good for himself and the candi
date. He Is summoned to this responsi
ble placo in a manner which is at onto
r high tiibute to his diameter and
worth, his independence and his ability,
and a very great credit to his party, the
cily and the State.
He will go Into the House with the
samo clean hands, politically and per
sonally, that ho has nlways proudly
shown to his fellow-men, untrammeled
In every way, as free as the air to do
what ho conceives to be his duty, under
all circumstances. Coming thus, too,
ho will bo guaranteed a cordial recep
tion, and tho recognition of his strong
character will speedily follow. This,
indeed, will be apparent In more ways
than one. Tho first lobbyist, 'for In
stance, who undertakes to lay his pipes
in the direction of the chair of Bichard
Vnux will think chaos has come; and
thepaity leader who undcitakes to lay
the lash across his broad and honored
shoulders will wish ho had never been
To the newspaper world at the Cap
ital, representing tho eyes of tho nation,
the new member will be a curiosity and
a mystery, but one who will improve
upon acquaintance provided tho right
methods aro adopted. Mr. Vaux will
havo no lime for nonsense, senseless in
trusion, Impertinent alleged "inter
views," or anything of that sort; but he
will always be found In his seat, ready
to vote his convictions and to express
them otherwise when necessary, and to
rcpicsent his constituents according to
his clearest light and highest courage.
From the Atlanta Cons'itu'loii.
It is a fact that sidc-whlskeied men
are seldom seen in new and busy com
munities. There is a good reason for
It. Side whiskers are expensive. Thoy
make a man look dignified, and lead
him to cultivate slow ways and a care
ful style of costume. In order lo keep
up fiist-clnss sldo whiskers a man must
have leisuio aud moi'ey. If ho gets up
early and lushes around town in a bob
tailed coat he will look out of place,
and people will stare at Tilm with pained
cuiloslly. Atlanta ns yet has very few
side-whiskeicd men. They will como
in time. When wo havo more wealth
and leisure theie will bo lots of soljd
old fellows hero sunning their mutton
chops on the promenade. But we must
Boss Ouny'a Little Mnn.
From the Mlllamtport Wa.) Sun.
That is a very interesting biography
of Mr. Delamater in the New York
World. Farmers and worklnamen
should read It and find out tho kind of
man that Boss Quay swears ho will
make Governor of Pennsylvania. The
Lycoming County delegates, who aro
expected to vote for Delamater on tho
second ballot If Quay so orders, will
have tho privilege to piece their hands
over their hearts when they do so.
Not Yet ltepeutance.
From tin St. Louis llepuUlc.
The colored voters of Springfield "in
voke the protection of Almlghty'God
and tho co operation of every lover of
justice and fair play" In their schemo
of going fishing to avoid tho temptation
to vote the Itepublican ticket. This
certainly Indicates a desiie for Improve
ment, but it Is not yet repentance. It's
better to be a fishing than a voting Ite
publican, but tho man who repents in a
genuine way must eschew Kepublican
ism and follow after righteousness.
Give Tlism Offices.
Ftoin the Chmleiton Xewi and Courier.
Chauncey M. Depew says that "one
of tho saddest things that happens to mo
aro tho visits of educated negroes to my
olllce, who como to mo complaining
that there Is nothing for them to do In
Now York." AVby does Dr. Depew not
recommend them to the President f6r
appointment to olllce? There are hun
dreds of small postofllces In Now York
State that might ho turned over to these
Fortunately the Kxceptlon,
Fiom the Frl Edition Herald.
The superpatilotic American tourist
'learns nothing by his journey, for he
starts with tho samo convictions of
European Inferiority which ho brings
back with him. Ho eujoys nothing ex
cept the society of other Americans and
tho Ainctican dishes and beverages
which he may find.
A Hint for Depew.
From the Loultitlle Courier-Journal.
If Chauncey Depew would o among
tho benighted foreigners and make a
series of Ids after dinner speeches on
the beallhfulncss and excellence of com
bread, our home market would sooh
look up, and Mr. Depew might come
back and be elected President.
THE UNEXPECTED OYOLONE.
A little Western maiden sat
Upon an Eastern stone,
And thus unto an Kastem air
She made this weary moan:
"There's not a thing In all this State
Hut moves lu proper ways,
Tho very cows a culture show
Aud llrmly stand and garc.
"No tramping herds In wild melee,
Drhe cowboys bravo and brown;
The fastest colt hero scorns to frisk
And kick tho fences down,
"The brook a well-bred gurglo has,
No boisterous, roaring laugh;
No dashing, iiiUchlcf-loWng flood,
Here tears the hrldgo in half,
"The wind on tiptoe inluccs round
A very dude of air;
You ought to hear a Western wlud
dust roar, and smash, aud tear!"
Then something caught tho maiden up
KrOjn'Jier despairing rest;
Ami swished away at lightning speed
Bbe landed In tho West.
UkSKL BfELDV GOOllllliE,
A ill MAN SPIIJEIt,
A Mnn Who Works Three Hundred
l'ent Above tho Clroun.il.
Fiom the Xtto i'oM sUn,
Scores of loiterers stood In front o(
the big gates of Clark's ICca'rnov thrcal
mill last week watching Iho intrepid
climber, John Phillips, ns he spiked
ladder after ladder to tho 835-foot
chimney which occupies tho centto ot
tho quadrangle surrounded by tho lofty
mills. At tho same tlmo hundreds of
eyes wcro on him from the moving
trnlns, tho bridges, and tho windows of
lesKienccs nnu Motorics lu Newark.
Fiom tho hills west of tho river many
field glasses and tclcrcoprs wcro aimed
nt tho dating slater, and If anybody
watched hlin with tho expectation of
seeing him fall It was only to bo disap
pointed. Phillips worked steadily from
5 o'clock in tho morning until noon,
and added fivo ladders to tho frall-look-lug
structuic which he has erected.
Just before noon tho cast wind brought
on a diizzllng rain which swept the
ladders. Phillips worked in tho r.in
for a shoit tlmo and then crawled down
the ladder to get his dinner. He dtd
not go home, but ntc his dinner In ono
of the engine looms and walchcd tho
shifting clouds with gravo forebodings.
The top of the last ladder was within
twenty-five feet of tho ring 'of brick
work which marks tho base of tho
swclline bell of tho chimney top. Ono
more ladder would put this ring within
reach of tho climber's hands. Ho
walked around theblg stack after eating
his dinner, gazing at the dilpping lad
ders and showing In his usually placid
countcnanco that he was thoroughly dis
gusted with tho weather. IIq said ho
was not afraid of slipping on the wot
rounds, but had a strong dislike to
working in wet garments. A momen
tary lull in tho storm nt 2 o'clock en
couraged him to mount tho ladders
again, and as he toiled upward ono pf
tho Scotch weavers at the gate likened
him to "Jack and the beanstalk," arid
remarked: "01 wudna do th' lolko for
a' theso grct mills." Jack, however,
went up like a cat, and, after trying
the strength of tho top ladder, began
driving spikes above his head and sopn
had his tackle block rigged for hoisting
another twenty-foot spiuco ladder with
ashen rungs. Tho rain camo on azaln
while he was at work, but ho stuck to
his task and affixed ono more Jadde'r,
making six since morning.
Twenty-two lapped, spliced and
firmly spiked ladders now run almost
perpendicularly up tho west side of tho
great tapering shaft of brick, and' to
climb them Phillips must raise tho
weight of his body 24a times. Ho
stopped at tho twenty-second becauso
his clothes were getting soaked through
and the sleeves of his working jacket
weic sticking to his arms. It was cold
and enervating tit the height which ho
wfis working, and continuous exposure
to the chilly rain and east wind was
likely to benumb his bauds. So he
stopped with the goal almost In sight.
If tho weather serves Phillips will
soon put up three moio ladders and
wave his handkerchief from the top of
the chimney. The iron ladder which
he will use in surmountiue: the iron cap
of the chimney is ready. It was made
in the machine shop of tho Newark
Mill, and is quite similar to ope
which was used by the painters In ap
plying nsphaltum to tho cap when tho
chimney was finished and which was
afterward destroyed. Putting this in
placo will be nn easy task, but tho lad
der below it wIILgivo him trouble. Tho
putting It in placo will consume much
time, inasmuch as he will have to drill
four or five holes Into tho under side of
the bell to hold his spikes. '
Ol.K HULL'S INDKI-KNIIKNCK.
'Jhe firoiit Violinist Allowed No One to
Inlrlase on UIKeir-ltei-pecr.
Fi om Vhamb't ' Journal.
The lato 01c Bull, Iho well-known
violinist, was perfectly fearless or con
sequences when his self-icspect was
touched. As on example or this: The
Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg gave
the musician a letter of commendation
to her father, then King of Prussia, aftdr
ward the Emneror William. With this
he went to Berlin, whore, as directed,
he called first on tho superintendent of
the Boyal Opera House, to whom ho
stated his mission. That gentleman was
so patronizing that Bull could hardly
stand it; but eventually an hour was
fixed on the followlne day for another
call at the opera house.
The violinist, with his usual punctu
ality, piesenled himself at the hour, de
termined to stand no nonsense. "Wheio
Is your violin?" demanded the superin
tendent. "In the case," responded
Olo Bull, coolly. "And where Is.thc
case?" "At the hotel." "But dhT I
not tell you to play for me?" "Excuse
me, sir," was the answer; "I did not
think yeu were in earnest. I play cither
for money or honor, and in this case
rcither is In question." Tho manager
was piqued, and ho replied sharply: "I
cannot present you to his Majesty with
out having heard you." "If the requost
of the Grand Duchess is not a sufficient
lccommcndation to his Majesty, her
father, I am content to leave the city,"
which he did that day.
I'rlvute Lire of a Novelist.
From the Epoch.
William Dean Howells lives In a de
lightful apartment house on Common
wealth avenue, Boston. Mr. Howe'ls
Is devoted to out-of-door rambles amid
Ihe pleasant suburbs and long walks
through the crooked streets of the old
part of the city. Mrs. Howells has gr U
talent for painting, some of her pictures
and drawings being exceedingly arilstlc
in design and displaying rare tato in
execution. Since the death of their
eldest daughter Mr. and Mrs. Howells
live quite a retired life. A charming
coterie, however, of personal and liter
ary lrinds havo made Boston attractive
and plcasaut this winter for the novelist
and his family.
Whnt In Heaven Like,
Jlte. T. lie mtt raliiwue.
"Tho woild will no be argued Into
the right, It will bo tenderly Illustrated
Into tho right. Tell them what re
ligion Is like. When the mother tried
to tell her dying child what Heaven
was she compared It to light- 'But
that hurts my oyes,' said tho dying
girl, Then tho mother computed
Heaven to music. 'But any souud
hurts me; I am so weak,' said the dy
ing child. Then she was told that
Heaven was like mother's arms. 'Oh,
take me there,' she said. 'If It -is like
mother's arms, take mo there.' Tho
appropriate simile had been found at
VittH Nona lint MoKlnley.
Vi the Vhlhuleliihla lima.
McKlnley's Tiulff bill does not seem
to suit any ono but McKIuley. AVash
Ington is thronged dally by delegations
which go thero "to protest that thodutlts
on their particular class of manufac
lined goods aro not high enough. If
those who bcllevo the duties levied by
the McKIuley bill are In most instauccs
too high should go to Washington to
mako their protests thero would not ho
loom enough for either McKIuley or his
bill. This class will not go to Wash
ington, as they know their protests
would not be heeded if they did, but
they can make the protest nt tho ballot
box In a way that will bo effectual,
Iho VtiTlntis 'xprelon Unco Ciofl by
tlio l'net Teunysun,
Frcm tht Xwetunth Ventw.
Dr. Thompson was walking, In his
collcgo days, with two companions, ono
of whom was Alfred Tennyson; of tho
name of tho other 1 tin not sure. Tito
path by which thoy went was one
which nil Cmbridgo men know,
namely, that which leads from tho
b .cks of (he college through tho fields
towards Colon. After p..sslng tho
brook, which used to bo crossed (and
pci haps is now) by a rudo wooden
biidto, it was perceived that Tennyson
had lagged behind. Hu had
paused by the Side of tho brook,
biought his eyf as near ns ho could to
Iho surface of tho water, and was ex
amining with intenso Interest tho sub
aqueous life which the little stream
After a t'mo ho rejoined his com
pylons, and liils was his utterance
when ho joint il Ihenu "What an imagi
nation God b:il" The words must hayo
made a deep imprcslon upon my In
formant's mind, otherwise he would not
have retained them In memory and
would not have thought It worth while
to repeat them to mo, Thoy mado a
similar Impicsslon upon myself when
so repeated, and I cannot but regard
them ns contalnga true philosophy oH
nature, whatever may bo tho power
of natural selection, and whatovtr
causes may be at work to produce tlio
vailed bcene of llfo -Which tho world
contains, you need some underlying
causo, both ot life llrclf and of repro
duction and vailalton, and of all natural
phenomena, and If casually tho ex
istencoof the univovso may bo attributed
to God's will uud purpose, so tho end
less variety of vital manifestations mrty
be attributed to that which In the case
of man wo should call imagination.
INTKKVir.WlND HILL NYE,
An Old IVend Who Didn't Know
How to Adilrosn Hlin,
From tht-Vorllaml Oreaonlan.
Bill Nye and the State arrived Sun
day night about the same tlmo and put
up at the same dock. When BUI came
down the gang-plank I picked him otit
as nicely as a top jack-straw. You citn
tell him in a big crowd if you are a
trifle careful what it is you wnut to tdll
him. He bed been to Paris, had
mingled with tho catacombs and had
become a dude since I laH laid oyes on
him, and I feared ho had become a
chanced man. I didn't know whether
to addicss him "Hello, BUM" "Good
evening, Mr. Nye," or "E. Wilson
Nye." I tiled all, except "Bill," only
to find he was rapidly emerging from
mo and trying to buy a hack or two. I
aioso to the emergency and said "Bill!"
In a voico that made my vocal chords
twang. Ho turned on me, and after
ensconcing tho brllllaut Ollfc Torbatt
and her precious violin, wo went up to
the hotel In a dark-complexioned hack
with a blonde driver.
The fitst thing which struck Xyo
after the hackmau had was our climate.
1 asked him what he thoucht of it.
"1 think a cqpd deal of it. It Is the
only climate "I over met where I e.in
soak my head without dlsioblmj
"Oh, I have always admired Mir.
Mackintosh's justly celebrated weather.
I like It first rato. Your fall of rain
takes the interest out of the fall of tho
Boman Empire, draws attention away
fiom It so much that no ono seems In
clined to get It on Its feet again. I
have noticed a child here the first tlmo
that he, she or it peeps over tho brow
of the cradlo asks 'what i3 tho average
fall?' On tho other hand, I'm told that
your rain isn't wet at all, that when you
catch half a barrel full, or a barrel half
full, you have to pour in somo water to
wet it. I can understand It because
father had a pump on tlio farm which
we had to dilute every morning.
"How is Blondic? I hear Blondle
has turned out rather fast, but that
don't lessen my aching interest, for you
must know wo wcio boys and girls
together. And Blondie's mother, how
is she 1 I took ?;8j worth of Interest
In her once, and I lost it. Plcaso give
my regards to Blondio when you sec
1Tcr, and do not forget to tell Van not
to forget what I have."
I gave him my hearty assurance and
a haid look, and then sought to turn
his atleullon to something more In my
"What do you think of our High
"I think it is," ho replied.
That seemed to exhaust the subject,
and I endeavored to 'mako a new taoK
and nail his thoughts some more.
."Bow do you stand tho strain, BUI
-,tho gilnd, you know?"
"I don'tstaiul It. I fold it up aud
lay It away sometimes. I eat with
either hand aud try to behave myself
table d'hote, as It were. Back In Den
ver I was Invited to dine by tho Secre
tary of State, who Is an old friend of
mine of fifteen years' growth and in
good standing to day. It was under
stood that I was not to sing for rriy
supper, and on that basis I went.
Among those in the dining-room of the
hotel, nnd who kept her eyes on me as
though I was a watched pot, was one
of Arouson's Company. She was a
low-down high-kicker, as I afterwards
learned.- The next dav she said to a
co-member. 'Wo had "Bill Nye at din
ner at our hotel last night and he wasn't
a bit funny.'
"Then I recollected that she didn't
act duilng the entire meal either, but I
excused her because tho ceiling of the
dining-room was only 18 feet high. I
tiy to make people happy, hut when
they expect clergymen to pray when
not in the pulpit, a lawyer to give one
of his addresses when thero Is no jury,
and au engine to squirt when there Is
no fire, I want to go nway from there
nud seclude myself. Do you think
Blondin's health is good or Indifferent?
Because If it's indifferent or in danger
I've got enough hoiso senso to regiet
I assured Mr. Nye that Blondio was
iu Jiigh feather, and left tho great
humorist in a happy mood and a large,
OlreiuiiHtunceii Alter Omen.
Fiom the Chicago Xtie,
Mural llalstead notifies Tammany
that McCann's story cannot bo "pooh
poohed away with a 'disdainful do
nial.' " However, If ho thinks a "dig
nified silence" Is not tho proper answer
to tho charges against Senator Quay, ho
has not seen fit to emphasizo tho fact.
Possibly the ownership of tho ox modi
fies his views in the latter case.
The Men to Commit.
Fiom the J'hllutleliihla llteotd.
Senator Fryo says that his Steamship
Subsidy bill was piepared after con
sultation with leading ship owners and
builders of tho country. But Senalpr
Fiyo would havo douo bettor to consult
with tho people, who must pay this
bounty, rather thau those who aro hold
ing out their ladles to receive It,
.Mary's Farewell Kncueeiiiont,
Fiom the VMUtdeliihla I'rett.
It Is only natural that there should
bo a tromendous demand for seats In
Biompton Oratoiy on tho occasion of
the approaching marriage- of " Miss
Mary Anderson. The engagement Is a
very short one, and It Is to ho positively
Miss Anderson's fArowoll appcaranco.
hut Hi'itiNos yuAcrcs.
A riace Where Hocus Doctorn
n Well llnrvent.
Frcm tht Xoi UtllU Vovrltr-Jownal.
Thero ate in Hot Springs between
f orly-flvo and fifty doctors, and It Is safo
tofaythatat least thirty of these aro
quacks, or at least employ the methods
of the quack. Pemo of thesd men havo
diplomas granted by reputable medical
colleges, whllo others lay no claims to
a medical education, but simply roly
on mercury, Iodide of potash, quinine
and their ncrvtf to pull them through.
And woo to the poor Invalid who falls
Into their clutche?! If ho gets away
without losing his lifo or having his
health permanently shattered ho Is
Neither theso doctors nor their dis
reputable methods would bo tolcratiid
anywhere else In the world. Their plan
ot doing buslncP" is to send drummers
out on the railroad to lay for visitors.
These "ropcts" f,ct, as a rule, fifty per
cent. Of what tho doctor "squeezes"
fiom tho vlcilm, and as tho business
pays well, tho boldest confidence miiti
co Into It. They may bo encountered
fn tho depot nt Little Bock, Imperson
ating the invalid who is returning to
tho Springs to consult his physician
At Malvern, tweuly-two miles from Hot
bpnngs, where tlio intending visitor has
to chango cars, the "body-snatchers,"
ns they are facetiously called, arc thick
Thoy usually represent a cheap board
ing house ns well as tho doctor, and be
gin convcisation with tho unsuspecting
invalid oy Handing mm n caul bearing
a high sounding name of somo dlvo
where ho can cet "homo comforts" arid
good feed cheap. Then tho doctor Is
mentioned. Should tho visitors havo
a Idler to somo reputable physician,
the roper will not hesitate to tell hlin
the doctor is dead or out of town or
diunk, or anything that enters his fertile
Tho visitor falters and Is lost. lie
Is taken possession of by the drummer:
who keeps a closo watch on him until
ho gets to tho springs. Ho is then
steered to the boarding-house, spruces
up a little, and, accompanied by his
new-found filcnd, visits tho "doctor.-"
An examination is made, and the vic
tim's pile having been sized up. tho
doctor says he will undci lake tho caso
for so much money usually about half
of what the man has with him to be
paid In advance. The boarding-house
Keeper gets what Is left for a month's
board, and the victim Is penniless. It
takes the most veidantof giccnhorns
only a day or two to learn that he has
been victimized, and he demands his
money, only to be laughed at.
This Is not a faucy sketch, nor is it
exaggeration. Theso outrages occur
every day at Hot Springs. Now nnd
then a tragedy grows out of tho robbery,
but it Is rare that tho victim makes
much noise. Two or three years ago
one of tho boldest of these q"uaeks a
Dr. Adams was shot to death by the
son of an old man ho had robbed and
then murdered by malpractice. This
tcivcd as a lesson for a time.
Tho leputablo physicians ot Hot
Snilngs havo done all "in their power to
suppiess this form of robbery, and suc
cess is now almost assured. A year
ago they had the City Counc' pass an
oidinancc compelling theso "doctors"
to take out a license for their drummers,
hoping this would checkmate the
quacks. To their astonishment,
twenty-one of the boldest In tho crowd
immediately conformed to tho require
ments of tho ordinance, and had their
names and thoso of their ropers printed
and posted In conspicuous places.
About a month ago this ordinance was
icpealcd, It is asseited. through the
efforts of those who wanted drummers
but wcio nfraid of the publicity. Since
men ice regular pnysicians nave issued
a circular, which they got ihe City
Council to adopt, warning visitors to
beware of these "ghouls." The cir
cular Is a follows;
"Don't listen to any ono who volun
teers advice about doctors.
"No regular physician will require
moro than $5 In advance.
"If you have letters to a physician,
deliver them in person.
"If drummers find you have such
letters, they will tell you tho doctor Is
out of the city, dead, quit practicing,
drunk, or something of tho kind.
"Drummers on the trains, on tho
streets, or at the hotels' or boarding
houses will pretend that they aro
"Drummers are paid to steeryouto a
This circular was distributed on all
trains coming Into the city by a police
man paid by tho regular physician
until last Wednesday, when tho "irregu
lars" called in a body on tlio railroad
officials and had the polico officer
ordeied away from tho trains. Tile
ficht Is now on and It promises to bo
ON GUAKD AO.A1NST CONSUMPTION.
A l'hystelan Snyii Children May Cntch
Dr. G. M. Brown, In tho Medical
Bulletin for May, makes an earnest ap
peal to all Who are in authority, or
who have any influence over patients
suffering with pulmonary phthisis, to
prevent tho spread of the disease. No
heallhy person, specially no healthy
young person, should Tjo permitted to
occupy tho same room at night with a
patient afflicted with baclllary phthisis.
Physicians in attendance upon such
cases should warn tho members of the
household of the dangers of too closo
contact with the sick. If the one al
ready attacked cannot bo saved it Ispos
slblo at least to prevent others from
being sacrificed. Tho germ may re
main latent for years after Infection, but
it Is present, ready to break out at the
first favorable opportunity. If every
physician would do his whole duty in
this matter, so as to limit the spread of
the disease, much would bo accom
plished towaul 1 educing lis ravages.
A I'urler for Land-Lnhliom.
Fiom the Chlcaijo llenild.
According to the latest testimony in
the McCalla case, tho Commander
threw hucketfuls of water In Fireman
Walker's fnce, while the latter was
gagged, and also struck Walker with
his sword. Commander McCalla ox
cuscs these acts by testifying that ho
was unusually severe, hecauso'lio feared
a mutiny. It Is hnrd for a landlubber
to see how a man can" mutiny when he
Is bound hand and foot, or why beat
ipg a sailor In Irons would tend to havo
a quieting effect on tho sturdy tars who
Thut I1 m In Working,
Fiom the J'hllwleliihla Imjulier.
Tho new High Sheriff of Montieal
publicly favois the separation of the
Piovlncoof Quebec from tho'rest of tho
Dominion nnd its annexation to the
Give the Innocent an liven Chunee.
Fiom the 1'ltMniy 7Vw,
If the New York Legislature abol
ishes capltnl punishment it should also
abolish the dead wlro, so as to glvo the
Inuoccnt an even chanco with thogullty
All Authorities A grim
that the milk of a healthy mother Is the
best food for tin Infant, Next to this Is
Mclllu'a Fpod, It contains all the ele
ments for perfect nutrition, and corre
sponds physiologically with mother's milk.
In the Spring
Nearly ovcrbody needs a good modlolno. Tho
lmniii'ltle wlilnli havo accumulated In tho
'blood during tlio cold months must bo ox-
pellcd or who-i tho mild days como and tho
effect of brncliiK air Is tost tlio body Is llablo
to bo overcome by debility or somo sorlons
disease. Tho lcmarfcablo success of Hood's
EpreftpuHllaniid tlio universal pralsolthas
received make It worthy your conlldcnco. It
Is tlio "Ideal SpvInR Jledlolno." Try It this
'Theio Is a larco and (prowlng demand horo
for Hood's Barsaparlllp tho ?alos already ex
ceeding ttioo of altolhcr similar medicines
combined. I know of many oustomors who
havo been Rreat'y benefited by It and who
speak of Hood's Sarsnparllla In tlio highest
term. I tako two bottles myiolf every
spring aud fall and It doos mo moro good
tliau any othor mcdlcmo," A. a. nuoncs,
N.B. If yon decide to tako Hood's Sarsa
parl'la do not bo Induced to buy any other.
Sold by all druggist". 31; six for S'S. Pre
pared onlyiby C. I.. HOOD & CO., Lowcll,Mas9.
100 Hoses Ono Dollnr
WOODWARD A LOTHKOP,
Comer 11th and Fsts. n. w.
THURSDAY, HAY 15, 18M.
T SALE TO-
Wo "clean house, " to use a housekeeper's
phrdsc, once a'week on FRIDAY.
In a piece-goods stock like ours we ar'
liable to havo a remnant from every piece of
goods In stock,
To avoid tho accumulation of these ends
we Inaugurated a Weekly Remnant Day
Sale, on whleh day tho remnants should be
collected together and marked at such re
duced prices as would make tliemveryat
tractive bargains to our customers.
A special feature of this week's Ilemnant
Salo will be the extraordinary attractions
that we are offering hi the
11 Hen's Unbleached Lis lo Thread Shirts,
nicely finished and well made. Long sleeves,
sizes 31, S3, and 44; short sleeves, size 36.
Remnant prlco '5c. each.
4 pairs Jlen's Silk and Wool Drawers, fawn
color, full regular made, full fashioned.
Remnant price $2 per pair; size 31-
10 pieces Men's English Sanitary Under
wear, I. & R. Jlorley's make, all puro wool,
natural gray, full regular mado, full fash
ioned. Shirts, sbes 31, 30, and 38; Drawers,
alzea CO and Si. Remnant price $2.
4 Ken's Unlaundored Shirts, all different
qualities, all soiled. Slr.cs 111, 15, 16,andlUi.
Remnant price 39c. each,
0 Men's Unlaunderod Shirts In two differ
ent grades, soiled. Sizes II, 15, and 17),
Remnant price Mo. each.
13 of our very best grade of Men's Unlaun
dered Shirts, Including plain bosoms, open
front and plaited bosoms, slzos II, 151, 17
and 18. All soiled, Romnant prico 09c.
2 of our very boat grade of Uulaundered
Night Shirts; had tlio Skirt shortened to order
and were uncalled for. SIzo 15. Skirt 48!nches
long. Remnant prlco C9c. each,
1 pair Men's Cnstom-mado Jean Diawers,
uncalled for. SIzo 38 by 31. Remnant price
1 pair Men's Stock Jean Drawers, soiled.
SIzo 28 by :li Remnant price 35o.
10 pairs Men's English make Suspenders.
Remnant prlco COo. per pair.
Men's Fanoy China Silk Fonr-ln-IIanda and
Knots, Remnant pvloo J3o.
IMen's Department, inn F st.)
WOODWARD & LOTHKDP,
Corner lltli and F Sts.N. W.
I W. GALT BRO. k CO,
Call attention to their stock
of Watches, comprising all
the most desirable movements
and styles of casing, from the
lowest price for which a re
liable time-keeper can be
bought to the most expensire.
These watches bear our
firm name and are fully
American TV a It ha. m
Watches of all grades.
Directory of Lawyers and Law Firms
505 D street northwest,
Washington, D. C.
Webster Law Building. i
Resldcnco, 1218 n gtreot northwest.
vyEnn & WEBB,
ATTORNEYS ANB COUNSELLORS,
400 Fifth Street,
WAIIIIKaTON, D, 0
William 11. Webb.
Henry Randall Webb,
John Sidney Webb. fob27,d.fcS.tl
S-Jl and 3-1 41 St., Clmuncoy Building, noai
Louisiana avo., Washington, D. U,
Practices In the Courts of tho Dbtitct and ot
l'rlnce George's County, Md. fo37-d3,t!
CI Y. PHILLIPS
J. 0. ZACIIRY
O. V. V,
PIHLLU'S, ZACIIRY & McKENNEY,
Sun Building, F st.
T ALTHEUS JOHNSON,
leS7dstf 408 Fifth streot.
NEW NATION A I, TIIKATIIE.
Every Evening at 8:19. Hat. Mat. at 2.
Tho Colebratcd Author and Actor, Jilt,
In His Inlmltablo Creation,
Original Sojgs and llaslo bv Davo llralum
ALIlAUOira OltAND OIKItA-nOUSE.
Evenings at 8:15. Matlnco Saturday.
CARLETOH OPERA COMPANY,
In aneiltlre' new Cotnlo Opera, entitled
Noitand Last week furowollof UioCirleton
Opera Company, Four Operas, Inolmtlng
QUEEN'S LACE HANDKERCHIEF.
, SH'ATS NOW ON HALE.
ARRIS' BIJOU THEATRE.
WUF.K OP MAY 10
Matinees Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Elaborate Production of
THE WAGES OF SIN,
W ltli Now and Marvelous Effects aud
E (Sclent Cast.
Next wco'l ADA GRAY. myU.'lt
KEllNAN'S NEW WASHINGTON THEA
TRE. 11th st., south of Fenna. ave.
LONDON SPECIALTY AND GAIETY CO,
Grand Scientific Match.
C11AS. SMITH vs. CHAS. BROWN,
Tho Colored Champions.
Next w cek Lester & Allen's Big Slio w and
mrauya rarieiaa uaucc Troupe.
Ci LOBE THEATRE,
Ia" PA. AVE.. NEAR 11TH ST.
Monday, May 12, and during tho week.
4 SHOWS IN ONlf 4
Franco & Dolmay's Dramatic Company.
Mlnstrols Olio Sparring
. Tom All en and Billy Da'cey.
Matinees, 'Monday, Wednesday, Friday and
Saturday. Admission at night, 10. SO, 30 ana
DCc. Matinees, 10, so and SOo.
TOR THE FENCIDLES.
A COMPLIMENTARY TESTIMONIAL,
AT NATIONAL RIFLES' nALL,
THURSDAY EVENING, MAY IB, lbDO.
Tlekots (admlttlng-lady and gentleman), si, J
The following will appear;
Miss Bertha D. Lincoln, Mrs, Eulalle Demur
Bhcem,MIss Daisy Moore, Miss Dexter,
Professor Bisohoff, Mr, nerndon Morsell,
Mr. Harry E. Rupprooht, Mr. D. G, PfellTer,
and tho Schubert Quartette, composed of
Messrs. Mosher, Bird. Kaiser and Keller.
Is tlio Greatest of AH Muslcat Instruments
Becauso It performs any muslo
from a waltz or a ballad to an
overture or a symphony more
boautlfully and moro noirly
perfect than any other single
Tho Aeolian Is not mechanical, but tho
manipulation of It Is so simple that a person
can let rn foplay It with from ono to threo
weeks' practlco. Your visit to see thlsln
strumcnt'wlll bo esteemed a favor at
E. F. DROOP'S,
925 FA. AVE.,
Sole Agent for Stonway and Other First
Class Pianos and Organs.
U OVER A MILLION DISTRIBUTED.
L.EL, o. L.
LOUISIANA STfllE LOTTERY CO.
Incorporated by tho Legislature for educa- ,
ttonal and charitable purposes, and Its fran
chise mado a part of the present State Con
stitution, In 1879, by an oyehwhelmino roru-
Its GRAND EXTRAORDINARY DRAW
INGS tako place semi-annually (June and
December, and Its GRAND SINGLE NUM.
BER DRAWINGS take placo In each of the
oiner ion monies in tue year, ana are an
drawn In publlo.at tho Acadomy of Music.
"We do hereby certify that wo supervise
the arrangements for all the Monthly and
Seml-Annual Drawings of tho Louisiana Stato
Lottery Co., and in person manage and oon
troltho drawings themselves, and that tho
same are conducted with honestv. fairness
and In good faith toward all parties, and wo
auinonzo me company io use imsceruncaie,
with fao-slmlles ot our signatures attached.
In Its advertisements."
Wo ihe undersigned Banks and Bankers
will nay'all prize drawn In the Louisiana
Stato Lotteries which may bo presented at
It. M. WALMS1KT, Pres. La. Nat. Bank.
l. 1AKAUX, Frcs. State Nat. Banlt.
A. BAI.DWI, rrcs. N. Oj Nat. Rank.
CAUL KOHN, frcs. Union Nat. Bank.
GRAND MONTHLY DRAWING will tako
place at the Academy of Music, New Or
leans. TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 1890,
PRIZE - -
UO.fOO Tickets at Forty Dollars; nalves,
S20; Quarters, S10: Eighths, 5;.Twentl-
eths, S2; Fortieths, i$l.
LIsT OF PRIZES.
1 PRIZE OF$G00,000 Is JCOO.OOO
1 PRIZE OF SOO.OOOIs 200,000
1PRIZEOF 100,0001a 100,000
1 PRIZE OF IBO.fOOlS 50,000
S PRIZES OF SO.OOOare 40,000
5 PRIZES OF 10,000 aro 50,000
10PHIZESOF B.OCOare 50.000
23PHIZBSOF 2,t00are 50,000 j
loo phizes oi' wo are eo.ooo
200PR1ZE8OF COOare 1M.00O
UO PHIZES OF 400are 200,000
200rrlzcsot 8500are 100,000"
?00Prlzesof 3fOnro co.oool
200 Prizes ot 200 aro.., 10,000
009 Prizes Of 2200 are I199.S0O
OtOPrlzcsof 200 aro 199,8001
8,13 1 Trlzes, amounting to S2,15l),10O
AGENTS WANTED EVERYWHERE.
tsyFon Club Rates or any further Infor
mation desired wrlto legibly to the under
signed, eloarlv atatluc vonr resldonee. with
btato, County, Street und Number. More
rapid return mall delivery will bo assured by '
your inuiosing au envelope Bearing your urn
All ordinary letters containing Postal
Notes, Money Orders Issued by all Express
Companies or Now York Exchange.
M. A. DAUPHIN,
New Orleans, La,
Address Registered Lctfors containing car
hi Orleans National Bank,
New Orleans, La,
, "REMEMBER that tho payment of Prizes
I? GUARANTEED BY FOUR NATIONAL
BANKS of Now Orleans, anil tlm lli-knla ant
signed by tho president of an Institution f La
wiiuso unaneroa rigms aro rooogmzoa in tna
highest courts; therefore, bewaro cf all Imita
tions or anonymous sohemos."
ONE DOLLAR Is the nrico ot tho smallest:
part or fraction of a tloiot ISSUED B Y US In Hi
any drawing. Anything In onr namo offered '1
iur ivea muu a jjuiiut is a swinuio.
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